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December 01, 1838
THE ALBION, New York, Dec. 1, 1838 Page 2 contains a lengthy article, taking over half the page, headed "Dickens's Tales" which begins: "Mr. Charles Dickens, the author of the above works, is the most popular writer of the day..." with much more (see photos). You get the complete 8 page issue, a bit irregular at the spine, a bit of scattered browning, generally quite nice.
September 18, 1839
THE MADISONIAN, Washington City, Washington, September 18, 1839
* Charles Dickens...
* Uncommon title...
Page 3 has a short item reading: "Mr. Charles Dickens, the immortal Boz, has announced, through his publishers, Messrs. Chapman and Hall, another new periodical work of humor, to appear on the 1st of August next! The name is of course kept a profound mystery.&qu... See More
November 20, 1839
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1839
* Early Charles Dickens
* "Oliver Twist" review
Of special interest is a page 3 article: "Review of Dickens' "Oliver Twist" which is quite early, as this famous novel by 27 year-old Charles Dickens was just his second. It printed in book form in 1838, and was serialized from 1837 to 1839.
Four pag... See More
May 22, 1841
THE NEW WORLD, New York, May 22, 1841
* Charles Dickens
* African slave trade
Primarily a literary newspaper with several pages containing a chapter of "Barnaby Rudge, by Charles Dickens". The back page has a brief article: "Slavers Captured" which mentions: "...with upwards of one thousand slaves on board..." (see).
Sixteen pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, n... See More
February 03, 1842
SALEM REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 3, 1842 Page 2 includes a letter concerning "Temperance" signed in type by: John Tyler, followed by a letter signed in type by: Charles Dickens, prefaced with: "Mr. Dickens believes in Animal Magnetism. Here is the evidence..." (see photos).
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some light dirtiness or staining, generally good.... See More
May 21, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842
* Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack
Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documen... See More
April 20, 1850
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, April 20, 1850
* Charles Dickens publication
This 24 page issue is in nice condition and measures 6 x 9 inches. This was a weekly journal which was conducted by Charles Dickens as noted in the masthead. This magazine has mainly literary reading (stories, poems etc.), some by Charles Dickens himself.
wikipedia notes: "On 21st January 1846 Charles Dic... See More
May 18, 1850
BOSTON MUSEUM, May 18, 1850 Page 6 has: "A Short Story by Dickens" contained here in its entirety (see). The back page has over 2 column headed: "Arrival of Three California Steamers" with much news from there including much on gold mining.
Eight pages, decorative masthead, very nice condition.
June 01, 1850
THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June 1, 1850
* Rare Antebellum publication
Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.
Most of the front page is taken up with the printing of the short story: "Lizzie Leigh, by Charles Dickens" this being chapter 1 (of 4). Page 2 has a full column on a: "California Letter" from the Gol... See More
June 08, 1850
THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, June 8, 1850
* Rare Antebellum publication
Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.
Most of the front page is taken up with the printing of the short story: "Lizzie Leigh, by Charles Dickens" this being chapter 2 (of 4).
Four pages, very condition.... See More
Item #649284HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853 Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More
Item #180125Literary Collection I Variety Set - Over 50 years of the literary press spanning the Turn of the Century. A set of 5 literary issues containing one each from the 1850's, 1860's-1870's, 1880's-1890's, 1900's-1910's, and 1920's-1930's. Titles include Household Words (edited by Charles Dickens), Outlook, Atlantic Monthly, Scribners, and Harpers Monthly. This is a great way to follow the progression o... See More
Item #604843HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853 Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More
November 05, 1852
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 5, 1852 Page 2 begins with nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Description Of Minnesota Territory" providing much detail on this Territory that would become a state six years later. Also over a full column taken up with: "An Opium Factory - From Household Worlds" the Charles Dickens magazine.
Page 3 has a small ... See More
Item #576239The Charles Dickens Collection - This three issue set features one issue edited by Charles Dickens (either Household Words or All The Year Round from the 1860's), one issue of The ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS from the Dickens Era (1850's), and one issue of The Times (London) from the Dickens Era (1840's), providing a contextual background for the work of this literary giant!
August 19, 1854
Bound volume of the periodical "HOUSEHOLD WORDS conducted by Charles Dickens" (as noted in the masthead of each issue), London, containing 26 weekly issues dating from March 5, 1853 thru Aug. 27, 1853.
Household Words was published every Saturday from March 1850 to May 1859. Theoretically the paper championed the cause of the poor and working classes, but in fact it addressed itse... See More
January 10, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 10, 1857 The 2nd issue ever published. The only illustrations are a few small scenes from Paraguay, as few issues from the first year had many prints. Please see photos for details.
Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.
May 23, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1857 One page has: 'The Quarantine Station, Staten Island' 'Map of New York Bay' 'Site of the Proposed Fever Station, Sequine's Point, Staten Island.' with accompaning article. Eight illustrations of a journey in 'Zulu Land - A Journey Thither', one showing an African's leg being eaten by an alligator.
An article... See More
September 26, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1857 This issue contains the first report of 'The "Central America", the great ship wreck: "...The catastrophe which we all deplore -- which in the midst of panic strikes a deeper thrill... we can only sympathize and bow in humility, confessing human weakness, and saying, 'Thy will be done!'"
The front page feature... See More
October 31, 1857
Harper's Weekly set of 5 issues, dated weekly from October 31, 1857 through November 28, 1857, all featuring a serialized portion of "The Lazy Tour Of The Two Idle Apprentices", by Charles Dickens. This is a great way to purchase the entire series, all five issues, for more than 20% off the single issue price. The issues are individually described as follows:
Harper... See More
October 31, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1857 The front page shows: 'The Dry Goods Epidemic, Broadway at Three p.m.' Over one-third page shows: 'Run on the Seamen's Savings' Bank During the Panic', in Wall Street. Two pages with five illustrations: 'What to See at Manilla' in the Philippines. 'Travel Notes in Bible Lands' features several small illustra... See More
November 07, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1857 The front page features an article "Peace and War" and has two illustrations "What the United States Soldiers are Doing" and "What the British Soldiers are Doing". A full page shows six different Shawl fashion illustrations. Full page: 'At The Polls' shows a scene at the election polls. Two half page ... See More
November 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 14, 1857 Front half page illustration of "The Sovereigns at the Theatre at Stuttgardt" with an accompanying article.
Inside contains two large illustrations of "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon" and "Rev. Charles Haddon Spurgeon Preaching to Thirty Thousand People at the Crystal Palace, England." Also inside, two illustration... See More
November 21, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21,1857 Large front page illustration of "Hon. Nathaniel P. Banks, Governor Elect of Massachusetts." Inside is a text article "More Filibusterism in Nicaragua" pertaining to.. "General William Walker, late President of Nicaragua, has left New Orleans with four hundred men to renew the struggle in that republic."
Inside c... See More
November 28, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857 The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.
A text article "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hostility ... See More
June 21, 1858
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, June 21, 1858
* Letter from Charles Dickens defending his character
Page 4 has a letter from Charles Dickens which is quite out of the ordinary. Although he states he rarely publicly defends against attacks on his personal life, recent accusations have led him to make an exception, the exception being this letter.
Other news of the day is found thro... See More
June 23, 1858
NEW YORK TIMES, June 23, 1858 Page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with a report headed: "The Mormons Flight and the Mormon Future--A New Power Among the Nations of Earth". The report begins by reflecting upon the founding of the Mormons noting: "...announcing the appearance & character of their 'Golden Bible' as the book was for a while commonly called...ref... See More
June 26, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1858 The front page shows: 'Most Reverend John Hughes, Archbishop of New York'. An article "Emigrants, and Emigrant Life" features two pages with five illustrations, one which is a 3/4 page illustrations entitled: 'Departure From Home'. Great fullpg: 'Attack on Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island South Carolina, on ... See More
August 07, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1858 Large front page illustration of "The Late Rev. Jabez Bunting, D.D." "The Massacre of Christians at Djidda" is a half-page illustration with accompany text. A full page illustration "Cremorne Gardens, London". Many illustrations pertaining to "A Trip to the Fishing Banks." Small illustration of "John S... See More
August 16, 1858
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1858 Page four has a small article pertaining to Charles Dickens: "Mr. Charles Dickens appears to us in the light of a gentleman badly in need of good advice... has recently felt constrained to separate from his wife of some twenty-odd years. That wife has said nothing, and, so far as the public is aware, has instigate others to say nothing, about the ma... See More
September 11, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1858 The front page features a full page illustration entitled 'The Atlantic Cable Celebration--The Niagaras in Broadway'. Inside an half page illustration 'The Ruins of the Quarantine Establishment, on Staten Island'. Two more full page illustrations on celebrations for the Atlantic Cable completion, including: 'Firemen Lighti... See More
January 01, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1859 Half front page illustration 'I Wish You a Happy New Year' accompanies the poem of the same title. Written text on the purchasing of Mount Vernon. Full page illustrations entitled: 'New Year's Day In New York 1859'; "New-Year's Day in New Amsterdam in the Old Dutch Times"; "Divine Service Being Held in the ... See More
January 08, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1859 Part of the front page contains an illustration of the 'Statue of Senator Douglas' along with a illustration of "John Bright, Esq., Member of the British Parliament". Article "General Jackson's Duel with Dickinson" with illustrations. This issue also contains two text articles on Charles Dickens. A fullpage illust... See More
January 22, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1859 Front 1/2 page illustration of "Shipwrecked Sailors of the 'Margaret Tyson' on the Ship's House." A text article "Is Charles Dickens Coming to This Country?" Inside includes many illustration pertaining to "The Loss of the Steamer 'C. Vanderbilt'" including "The Passengers in the Reli... See More
March 25, 1859
NEW-YORK TIMES, March 25, 1859 The front page has: "Mr. Thackeray, Mr. Yates & the Garrick Club" being a letter from Charles Dickens to Mr. Thackeray offering to mediate in Mr. Yates' quarrel with Mr. Thackeray and the Garrick Club, signed in type: Charles Dickens.
Other news of the day includes: "The War Question" "From Arizona" "The Kansas Gold M... See More
April 30, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1859 Halfpg: 'Proposed Balloon Railway Up Mt. Rhigi, Switzerland'. Nice fullpg: 'May-Day In The City'. Also a full page Winslow Homer print: "May Day In The Country". Additional illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages.
May 07, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 7, 1859 Includes the story "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens beginning on the first page. The front page also includes a small illustration of "The Figures of a Horse and Rider Came Slowly Through the Eddying Mist." Inside includes nine small illustrations pertaining to "Ye Pictorial Historie of Abner Howe's Journ... See More
May 14, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1859 Illustrations include: 'Plan of the Fortification of Vera Cruz', 'Struggle with a Buck' and 'Panther Hunting in Africa' and a great full page view of: 'The Flood in the Mississippi' plus another full page on the 'Fireworks at the Brooklyn City Hall'. This issue also contains a serialized portion of &quo... See More
May 21, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1859 The front half page illustration of "The Departure of Italian Volunteers from Leghorn." An inside 1/4 page illustration of "The Late Bishop Doane." A 1/4 page illustration of "Library of the New York Law Institute."
A continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens including a few illustratio... See More
May 28, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1859 The front page features a small illustration of "The Late Baron Humboldt", a nearly half page illustration of "Humboldt in His Study at Berlin" as well as a small "Baron Humboldt's Autograph". Full page: 'Ye Abolitionists in Council--Ye Orator of Ye Day Denouncing Ye Union, May, 1859' shows a preacher... See More
June 04, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1859 The front page features a quarter page illustration of "Stripping the Dead" and 1/2 page illustration of "Massacre at Tacubaya, Mexico, on April 11, 1859." Inside two illustrations pertaining to "The French Army in Northern Italy" including "Zouaves Leaving Versailles by Torch Light for the Seat of War" and &... See More
June 11, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859 The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More
June 18, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1859 Two front 1/4 page illustrations of "General Garibaldi" and "Garibaldi's Chasseurs of the Alps." are featured on the front page. Inside pertaining to "The War in Europe" including "The French Army Marching Through a Sardinian Fortified Place Toward the Austrian Lines" and "The Emperor of Austria and His G... See More
June 25, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1859 The front page features a three-quarter page illustration 'Queen Victoria and Her Family at Osborne'. A full page: 'Collision Between the Steamship Edinburgh and an Iceberg, 180 miles from Newfoundland, on June 6, 1859'. 'The Battle of Montebello--Zouaves Charging through the Streets' plus other scenes regarding the battles in It... See More
July 02, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1859 The front page features two nearly half page illustrations entitled 'The Imperial Army Printing Press' and "The Emperor's Camp Tent". A full page illustration entitled 'The Four Mile Heat, On Eclipse Course, Long Island' is about Horse Racing. Full page illustrations are entitled 'Visit of the Emperor Napoleo... See More
July 09, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1859 A front page half page illustration of "Fire in the Fourth." Inside includes a full page illustration of "Gignoux's Niagara - The Property of Hon. August Belmont" (Lighthouse). This features the continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. A nearly doublepage map of "Sardinia, Piedmont, Savoy, Pa... See More
July 16, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1859 The front page of features a half page: "Scene on the Morning After the late Terrible Accident on the Michigan Southern Railroad" and a 1/4 page illustration "Marshal Macmahon". Inside includes a full page: "The War in Italy - the Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Magenta" and a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: &q... See More
July 23, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1859 Inside the issue includes two 1/2 page maps of "Venice" and "Verona." The doublepage centerfold of "The Battle of Malegnano, Fought June 8, 1859." A 1/2 page illustration of "A Zouave Charge on the Bank of the Mincio." QUARTER page illustration of "Marshal Schlick, Commanding 1st and 2nd Austrian Armies... See More
July 30, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration of "The Late Prince Metternich" with an accompanying article. Inside contains a full page map of "The Seat of War in Italy, Showing the Famous Austrian Quadrilateral." The continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Two half page illustrations of "Th... See More
August 06, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1859 The front of the issue features a poem entitled "The Grandmother's Apology" by Alfred Tennyson with an illustration by Millais. Inside are 12 small illustrations of "Golden Images Found in Indian Graves in the Province of Chiriqui, New Granada." Two full page illustration of "A Day in the Country -The Picnic" and... See More
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