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174166

Niagara Falls...

Item #174166

August 18, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 18, 1877  Full pg. with 2 scenes of 'The Great Strike--Scenes of Riot in Chicago'. Great fullpg. with 6 scenes of: 'The Nez Perces Campaign--in Pursuit of Joseph'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Season at Niagara Falls--Photographing Visitors' 'New York's Centennial--Celebrated at Kingston'

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206851

Mount Holyoke...

Item #206851

August 18, 1877

ILLUSTRATED CHRISTIAN WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 18, 1877 Full page: " Mount Holyoke From The Connecticut River". Archival mend to a small tear at the bottom of each leaf.

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600535

Chief Sitting Bull...

Item #600535

August 18, 1877

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, August 18, 1877



* Chief Sitting Bull - Indians

* Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "Sitting Bull to be Offered Immunity from Punishment" "Sitting Bull Commission" and more (see photos).

Complete, a little spine wear... See More  

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688586

Can a pitcher make a ball curve?

Item #688586

August 18, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 18, 1877  Inside has an interesting article headed: "Curving a Base Ball" which begins: "I see by a reply to one of your correspondents that you seem to doubt the possibility of this feat. That a ball may be thrown with a curve seems to be an undisputed proposition among players..." with the balance of the article explaining--scientifica... See More  

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174168

Nevada silver mines...

Item #174168

August 25, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 25, 1877  Full ftpg: 'A Nevada Silver Mine--Changing the Shift'. Fullpg: 'The Bennington Centennial' & nearly halfpg: 'Life Saving Precautions at Rockaway Beach'. Fullpg: 'The Great Blackville Regatta--Grand Spurt at the Finish'. Fullpg: 'Anticipation--Return from a Melon Scout'

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221671
Item #221671

August 25, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated August 25, 1877 (print only)



This is a single-page framed print. This is a full page engraving of "Anticipation - Return From A Melon Scout".



The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.... See More  

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212102

Sitting Bull...

Item #212102

August 28, 1877

DAILY GAZETTE & BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Aug. 28, 1877 The front page contains some one column heads including: "SITTING BULL" "Organization of Commission To Visit Mr. Bull" (see photos for the text). Also on the ftpg. is: "High Handed Outrage--A Farmer & his Wife Shot by a Tramping Robber". Complete in four pages, very nice condition, subscription label in the masthead, ... See More  

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613608

Be DeBar death...

Item #613608

August 29, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 29, 1877



* Ben DeBar death

* American actor-manager

* Nice title to have in




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "Ben. De Bar" "Death of the Great Actor and Manager" "Some Account of His Disease and Moments" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

This issu... See More  

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583128

Sitting Bull... Death of Brigham Young...

Item #583128

August 30, 1877

THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Memphis, Tennessee, Aug. 30, 1877 



* Chief Sitting Bull

* Hunkpapa Lakota Indians

* Brigham Young death




Page 3 has as brief a report of the death of Brigham Young as could be found, headed: "Death of Brigham Young", The report reading: "Brigham Young died at 4 p.m. to-day." the same page has a lengthier report headed: "Sitting Bull... See More  

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601880

Small newspaper from Juda...

Item #601880

August 31, 1877

THE JUDAEAN, Juda, Wisconsin, Aug. 31, 1877  A curious little newspapers likely produced by the "amateur press" which was popular at this time.  This is the volume 1, number 8 issue so obviously a scarce title.

Six pages with the supplement, 6 by 8 3/4 inches very nice condition.

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174170

Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce Indians...

Item #174170

September 01, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 1, 1877  One-fifth pg. illus. of 'Joseph, The Nez Perces Warrior'. Nearly halfpg: 'The Steamship Ontario--The Woodruff Expedition Around the World' with article mentioning:'...she will be a floating college'.

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606091

Rare title from Watseka, Illinois....

Item #606091

September 01, 1877

IROQUOIS COUNTY TIMES, Watseka, Illinois, September 1, 1877



* Rare title for the Midwest



News of the day with interesting advertisements throughout.

Complete in 8 pages, unbound & uncut, minor fold wear, generally in nice condition.

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613642

Hale's piano factory fire disaster...

Item #613642

September 04, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 4, 1877



* Hale' piano factory fire

* Samuel Archer King - ballooning




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "TOMBS OF FIRE" "A Fearful Sacrifice of Human Life" "Two Hundred People Imprisoned in a Burning Factory" "An Many More Maime... See More  

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689381

Death of Brigham Young, and three more Mormon reports...

Item #689381

September 06, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 6, 1877 



* Brigham Young death

* Mormons - Mormonism




Page 7 under "Items Of News" has 4 Mormon items, one noting: "Brigham Young died on the 29th ult. after a brief attack of cholera morbus & inflammation of the bowels. He was buried on Sunday, the 2d."

Another has: "Brigham Young discouraged free school
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613598

Ku Klux Klan in Missouri...

Item #613598

September 07, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, September 7, 1877



* KKK - Ku Klux Klan

* Outrages in Ripley County

* Ozarks Mountain - Missouri




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "Ku-Klux" "Lawlessness in Ripley and Adjacent Counties--Men and Women Flogged by Bands of Outlaws" and more.

This issue is not frag... See More  

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174172

Clamming in Great South Bay, Long Island...

Item #174172

September 08, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 8, 1877  Nice full ftpg: 'The Gossips' shows 3 old women doing just that. Very nice fullpg. with 5 scenes on: 'Clamming in Great South Bay, Long Island Coast'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Reminiscences of the White Mountains'. Nearly fullpg. illus. of: 'Peter Paul Rubens'.

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601789

Creedmoor rifle match...

Item #601789

September 13, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, September 13, 1877



* Creedmoor international rifle match



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "CREEDMOOR" "Beginning of the International Rifle Match". See images for text.

Complete in nice condition.... See More  

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174174

Death of Brigham Young, with an illustration of him...

Item #174174

September 15, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept 15, 1877 Nearly halfpg. illus. of: 'Brigham Young', with obituary. Two halfpg. scenes: 'Des Moines Rapids Canal--The Lock Above the Rapids' & 'Through the Veta Pass...', Denver & Rio Grand RR expansion.

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602407

Creedmoor rifle match...

Item #602407

September 15, 1877

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 15, 1877



* Creedmoor international rifle match



The front page has one column headings: "THE AMERICAN TEAM WINS" "A Score Never Before Equaled" "The Second Stage Of The International Match At Creedmoor...." Lengthy text takes up over four full columns with scores on page 2.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning,... See More  

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151593

Item #151593

September 18, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Sept. 18, 1877 Ftpg. heads include: "Nez Perces" "Surrounded by Colonel Sturgis Assisted By Howard and Merritt" "The Crow Indians Prove Loyal to the United States." Good condition.

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174176

Osawatomie, Kansas and John Brown...

Item #174176

September 22, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 22, 1877 Full ftpg: 'The Last Rose of Summer' is a great illus. show many birds. Fullpg: 'Creedmoor-Bird's-Eye-View of the Ground' dblpgctrfld: 'Creedmoor--The British & American Teams in the International Rifle Match' fullpg: 'The John Brown Monument, Osawatomie, Kansas' & nice fullpg: 'Street Vendors of Fruits & Veget... See More  

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647377

Baseball reporting...

Item #647377

September 25, 1877

THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 25, 1877  The back page has a small section headed: "Base Ball" "We Whacked It to Terre Haute, Anyway".

Four pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine. Large size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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602076

Hunting wild beasts...

Item #602076

September 26, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, September 26, 1877



* Hunting animals for the zoo & circus

* Lions - tigers - elephants & more




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 3 has one column headings: "HUNTING WILD BEASTS" "The Dangerous Business of Stocking the Menageries" and more (see photos). The... See More  

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681919

From Louisville...

Item #681919

September 26, 1877

THE CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 26, 1877  Although mostly Christian content, the back page has various: "General Intelligence" as well.

Eight pages, several creases, minor spine wear & minor foxing.

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611429

Pow Wow at the White House...

Item #611429

September 28, 1877

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1877



* Pow Wow - Indians

* Chief Spotted Tail & more

* Gen. George Crook




Page 5 has one column headings: "THE INDIAN CONFERENCE" "Gorgeous Aspect Of The East Room" and more. (see) Text takes up a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with ... See More  

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174178

Dead Mule Trail, Idaho...

Item #174178

September 29, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY September 29, 1877. Front full pg. illus. of "Dead Mule Trail, Idaho." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Bennett Medalists." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Croker Fishing in the Delaware." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Yachting - A Heavy Sea." Dblpgctrfld. of "Creedmoor - The International Rifle Match." Full pg. illus. of "Pike's Peak at Su... See More  

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601792

Battle of Cow Island Landing... Nez Perce Indians...

Item #601792

September 29, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, September 29, 1877



* Battle of Cow Island Landing

* Cow Creek - Montana

* Nez Perce Indians




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "INDIAN POW WOW" "Spotted Tail's Crowd at the White House" "They Have a Big Talk with the Gr... See More  

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671936

The Big Springs, Union Pacific Railroad robbery...

Item #671936

September 29, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877 



* Union Pacific Big Springs robbery

* Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass




The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Sp... See More  

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613596

White House Pow Wow...

Item #613596

October 02, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 2, 1877



* Pow Wow - Indians

* Chief Spotted Tail

 * Red Cloud




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "THE FINAL POW-WOW" "What Spotted Tail and Red Cloud Demand of the President" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made o... See More  

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174180

Apostles of the Mormon Church...

Item #174180

October 06, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 6, 1877 Fullpg: 'The Twelve Apostles of the Mormon Church' shows all of them, including Joseph Smith & Brigham Young, Jr. Fullpg: 'Pres. Hayes at Louisville, Ky.' & 'The Boston Army & Navy Monument' shows four scenes of its dedication.

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204782

Visalia California...

Item #204782

October 06, 1877

THE VISALIA WEEKLY DELTA, Visalia CA,  October 6, 1877. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Californ... See More  

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585923

Chief Joseph captured?

Item #585923

October 10, 1877

CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, October 10, 1877 



* Chief Joseph captured 

* Black Hills 




Page 4 has column heads including "The Indian War--Reported Capture of Chief Joseph", "The Sufferings from Yellow Fever at Fernandina" and "Highway Robbers in the Black Hills Region".



Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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600767

Capture of Chief Joseph, Nez Perce War ends...

Item #600767

October 10, 1877

THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 10, 1877 



* Nez Perce War ends

* Battle of Bear Paw - Snake Creek

* Chief Joseph surrenders




The Front page has small one column headings: "The Fight With The Nez Perces", "Conclusion Of General Terry's Dispatch--Reported Capture and Release Of Joseph" This report in fact was true.

Other news of the day. Complete in eight pages, mi... See More  

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683243

From Northern Nevada...

Item #683243

October 10, 1877

RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, Oct. 10, 1877



* Wild old West

* Rare publication




An early issue from this famous gambling city in Northern Nevada near Lake Tahoe. Gold was discovered in nearby Virginia City in 1850 and a modest mining community developed, but the discovery of silver in 1859 at the Comstock Lode led to a mining rush, and thousands of emigrants left their homes bound for the We... See More  

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679098

Chief Joseph & the New Perce Indians surrender...

Item #679098

October 12, 1877

THE SILVER STATE, Winnemucca, Nevada, Oct. 12, 1877  



* Very rare title from the Old West

* Chief Joseph & the New Perce Indians surrender




Page 2 has a report on the end of the Nez Perce Indian War: "Surrender Of the New Perces!" "The Hostiles, Hostile to the Last".

The report begins: "The capture of the entire band of New Perces occurred on afternoon of O... See More  

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174182

Sheep raid in Colorado...

Item #174182

October 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. shows a factory full of people: 'Making Cartridges'. Halfpg: 'The Great Fair at St. Louis' great fullpg: 'The Delaware Water-Gap' is nice. Halfpg: 'Sheep Raid in Colo.' with other prints as well.

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590111

Scenes in the park... light and dark...

Item #590111

October 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only)  This single-page illustration is entitled "In the Park -- Light and Shade" by C.S. Reinhart and is comprised of two different scenes, one of mothers and their children in the sunlight of the park while the other is of a gentlemen in the shaded area, sleeping on the park benches.

This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration me... See More  

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590113

Caffraria, Africa...

Item #590113

October 13, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only)  This single-page contains a large illustration entitled "Sketches in Caffraria", measuring approximately 11.75 x 9 inches, includes four scenes from Caffraria, a district extending along the east coast of Africa.

This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration measuring approximately 16x10.75 inches and is in very nic... See More  

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613967

Early ballooning...

Item #613967

October 16, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 16, 1877



* Ballooning "Amazon" flight

* Lizzie Ihling Wise

* John Wise niece




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "UP IN A BALLOON" "The Airy Adventures of Lizzie Ihling Wise" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back the... See More  

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567076

Early mention of Roosevelt's...

Item #567076

October 18, 1877

AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida New York October 18, 1877. An inside report features "The President has determined on Theodore Roosevelt of New York for collector...". This is Teddy Roosevelt's father. This is complete in 8 pages  measuring 11.5 x 16 inches and is in good condition. See photos for details.

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174184

Red Cloud & the Indians...

Item #174184

October 20, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 20, 1877 Great fullpg: 'The Moonshine Man of Kentucky' shows 5 scenes. Nice halfpg: 'The Sioux & Arrapahoe Delegation' includes Red Cloud. One-third pg: 'Mission Indians of Southern Calif. making Baskets & Hair Ropes'

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208747

German content...

Item #208747

October 20, 1877

ANZEIGER, Baltimore, Oct. 20, 1877. All content is in German. Quarto-size, 4 pgs., archival mends to a few margins tears, edge wear, otherwise in good condition.

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611414

Fireless locomotive...

Item #611414

October 20, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 20, 1877  The front cover continues a halfpage illustration "Fireless Locomotive For Street Railways" which has an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Baromotor"; "Root's Blower for Mine Ventilation"; "Automatic Fire Extinguisher"; "Small Geared Locomotives"; and more illustrations, articl... See More  

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200853

Two mastheads...

Item #200853

October 26, 1877

LUTHERAN OBSERVER, Phila., Oct. 26, 1877. Has two mastheads, one for the section containing religious-related content, and the other for the section containing secular news and content. First leaf has an archival mend in the right margin, small address label in the second masthead, minor edge wear, otherwise in good, uncut condition.

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202127

Nice Secular and Non-Secular Content...

Item #202127

October 26, 1877

 LUTHERAN OBSERVER, Phila., Oct. 26, 1877.



* Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's morning routine



Has two mastheads, one for the section containing religious-related content, and the other for the section containing secular news and content. The front page contains a paragraph concerning the morning routine of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The first leaf has an archival mend in the right marg... See More  

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174186

Custer's funeral at West Point...

Item #174186

October 27, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY October 27, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "All Quiet on the Hudson." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Nez Perces War." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of General Custer At West Point" including "The Last Honors Over the Grave" and "Bearing the Remains to the Cemetery." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Mercy!... See More  

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206850

Cliffs of the Palisades...

Item #206850

October 27, 1877

ILLUSTRATED CHRISTIAN WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 27, 1877 Nice fullpg: " Pinnacles Of The Palisades" & brief article inside: "The Cliffs of the Palisades". Archival mend to a small tear at the bottom of the first leaf.

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662210

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #662210

October 27, 1877

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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174188

Hot Springs, Arkansas...

Item #174188

November 03, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 3, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Millennium--The Tiger & the Lamb Lie Together'. Displayable fullpg. illus. of: 'Hot Springs, Arkansas'. Another Nast cartoon.

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210710

Item #210710

November 05, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 5, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!   "How 'Our Side' May Lose The Election" "The Famine in the British India" "The Election Excitement in France" "Burning of the Duke of Argyll's Castle at Inverary". This issue has some paper folds in the lower right-hand corner.

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