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654577

"The Swedish Intelligencer" by Butter and Bourne...

Item #654577

January 01, 1632

THE SWEDISH INTELLIGENCER, "The Second Part", London, 1632 



* Very rare 17th century periodical

* Publisher Nathaniel Butter




A quite rare newsbook by the famed publishing team of Nathaniel Butter and Nicholas Bourne who are credited with being the founders of the English language periodical format, taken from like-publishers in Germany & Amsterdam. Curiously some of the f... See More  

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644397

Map of the Old World before the Great Flood... More Protestant Germans for Georgia...

Item #644397
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1736 



Perhaps of greatest significance is: "The People before the Flood did not Understand Navigation", with the accompanying sensational full page plate titled: "A Map of the Old World as it Appeared  Before God Destroy'd it With the Waters of the Flood" (see photos). This pate has a bit of (typical) spotting, bu... See More  

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642719

Map of Italy... Comets...

Item #642719
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1742 



* 18th century map of Italy

* Comets with diagram




Perhaps the best item in this issue is the very nice full page: "Map of Italy" which shows the various borders of the states at that time, including Tuscany, Naples, Ecclesiastical State, Milan, Savoy, Venice, and more (see). Also included with the maps are Corsica, Sa
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608064

Duties on beer, ale, spirits...

Item #608064
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, January, 1744  Over 19 pages at the beginning of the issue are taken up with reports on events in Parliament under the guise of: "Proceedings & Debates in the Senate of Lilliput" as direct reporting on Parliamentary events was prohibited.

Among other items found in this issue is a full page chart of: "Duties Paid on Spirit
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660992

Foldout map of France... Canada content...

Item #660992
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1747 



* Foldout map of France



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice foldout map titled in the cartouche: "FRANCE With Its Acquired Territories In Germany, and the Netherlands..." (see). This map shows considerable detail including a close-up view of the harbor & town of Toulon. The map also shows th
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664274

Rare & early plate of Niagara Falls...

Item #664274
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1751 



* Rare engraving of Niagara Falls

* Charleston, South Carolina




The prime feature of this issue is the very nice full page plate captioned: "A View of the Fall of Niagara" which is accompanied by an article taking over 2 pages on Niagara Falls.

Note: this plate is actually called for in the February issue but is mo
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657335

Ancient coins, the violin (or viola), the moon...

From during the French & Indian War...

Item #657335
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1757  A very nice magazine from during the French & Indian War from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 190... See More  

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642772

The French & Indian War... Map of Emden, Germany...

Item #642772
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1758  A rather lengthy article inside this issue begins: "The experience of the campaigns in 1755 and 1756 had convinced our commanders in chief that there would be no end of the war on either side so long as our armies aimed at nothing further than traversing from place to place either for the defence or attack of a few straggling forts in a ... See More  

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640090

Two great maps plus some French & Indian War content...

Item #640090
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1758 



* 2 nice 18th century maps

* French and Indian War




The prime feature of this issue would be the two maps included, although only one is called for. One is a  very nice foldout map titled within the cartouche: "A Complete Chart of the Coast of France from Ostend to Cape Finistrerr, including the Opposite Coast of the British C... See More  

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585531

Map of Germany... French & Indian War...

Item #585531
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1760 



* Battle of Quebec

* Map of the war in Germany

* French and Indian War




A feature of this issue is the "French Account of the Raising the Siege of Quebec" which takes over half a page (see for portions). There is also: "A Description of a Water Mill of a New Construction..." for grinding sugar cane in Jamaica, which in... See More  

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650312

Map of Germany... Funeral of King George II...

Item #650312
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1760  Among the articles in this issue are: "Scheme for Widening the Narrow Streets in London" "Charge Against Gen. T--sh--d for his Conduct at Quebec" which takes over 3 pages (see for beginning); "The Anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's Accession" "History of the London Brewery" "Queries Concerning the... See More  

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642101

Map of the Balkan Peninsula...

Item #642101
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770  This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770" (see). This map shows the Balkan peninsula and includes the region from then-German... See More  

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640122

Map of the Balkan Peninsula...

Item #640122
SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1770 



* Map of Turkey, the Balkan Peninsula, and more.



This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770".

This map shows the Balkan ... See More  

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664179

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #664179

February 14, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 14, 1778



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The entire front page is taken up with ads, one of which is for the printi... See More  

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667838

Closing items on the Revolutionary War...

Item #667838
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1783 



* Closing events in the Revolutionary War



Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include  discussion on concluding events with the war in America, including: "...With respect to America, parliament had left little for ministers to do in negociating a p... See More  

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650126

Prisoners of War... Fate of the Loyalists...

Item #650126

July 03, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 3, 1783 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




The back page has several items concerning prisoners from the war and an agreement made concerning Loyalists: "A negociation has been held between the American Congress & the King's officers relative to such persons as intended to stay, to dispose of their effects after t... See More  

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172290

Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #172290

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City".

Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smalle... See More  

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172298

Fifth Avenue Hotel, Madison Square, NY...

Item #172298

October 01, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1859. A nearly halfpage illustration of the 'Statue of Webster, at Boston'. A fullpage illustration is of a 'Dining-Room of the Fifth Avenue Hotel, on Madison Square' as well as two half-page illustrations "Ladies' Drawing-room in the Fifth Avenue Hotel" and "Exterior of the Fifth Avenue Hotel on Madison Square, New York.... See More  

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172412

The Prince of Wales... Charles Dickens story...

Item #172412

November 03, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1860  Frontpg. has 1/2 pg. print: "The Last of the Prince--The Royal Squadron Steaming Out of Portland Harbor". Fullpg. shows: "Our Recent Vistitors, The Prince of Wales and Suite--At Brady's Gallery, New York". Nice dblpgctrfld. shows an elegant naval parade: "Embarkation of the Prince of Wales at Portland, Maine". ... See More  

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172436

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full p... See More  

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172534

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #172534

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: &q... See More  

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172546

Burnside Expedition... Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina...

Item #172546

February 15, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1862  Full front page illustration shows: "The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton, England." Inside has a half pg: "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Merrimac,' and Sloop of War 'Germantown,' Off Craney Island"; half pg: "The Union Battery at Newport News"; full with four smaller illustratio... See More  

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172738

Nast's prints on the Civil War drummer boy...

Item #172738

December 19, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1863  The front page is entirely taken up with two prints: "The Laird 'El Monassir,' Seized by the British Government" and "The Laird Ram 'El Tousson,' Seized by the British Government". Other prints inside include: "The Third Corps Crossing the Rapidan at Jacobs Ford" "The Army of the Potomac--Broo... See More  

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172750

Early submarine...

Emancipated slaves... Ice skating at Central Park...

Item #172750

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864  The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.

The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More  

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173008

The Catskill Mountains... Clara Barton...

Item #173008

July 21, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 21, 1866 The front page of the issue has a 1/4 page "Among the Ruins of Columbia, South Carolina" and a smaller illustrations "The Ruins of Columbia, South Carolina - Richardson Street, Looking Toward the Capitol". Inside the issue is half-pages "Sunday Amusements in New Orleans - A Creole Night at the French Opera-House"; "Sun... See More  

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173010

Fire at Portland, Maine...

Item #173010

July 28, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1866 Two ftpg. scenes, plus a fullpg. & doublepage centerfold inside on the 'Great Fire in Portland, Maine'. Quarter pg. illus. of 'Marks of Punishment Inflicted Upon a Colored Servant in Richmond'. Also a quarter pg. illus. of Barbara Frietchie, 'Heroine of Frederick', made famous by Whittier.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173242

Thomas Nast political illustrations with Black Americana interest...

Item #173242

October 10, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1868 The front page of this issue features a three-quarter page illustration entitled "The Water Drinkers in Spain". A full page features a halfpage "The South American Earthquakes - Wreck of the 'Wateree'" and "Yacht Race for Vice-Commodore Bennett's Prizes, September 22, 1868".  A one-third page "The P... See More  

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173430

On the Hudson River...

Item #173430

July 30, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1870  The front page features a 3/4 page illustration "The Royal Family of Prussia".  A 1/3 page illustration of "Napoleon III".  A nice full page illustration "Up the Hudson" shows people on a pleasure boat. 1/4 page portrait of Rear Admiral Dahlgren. A halfpage "The Riot at Elm Park". Small illustratio... See More  

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173440

Nice displayable boat at sea illustration...

Item #173440

September 03, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1870  Front full page illustration "A Street Scene in Metz." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "Monument to Gutenberg, Faust, and Schoffer, in Frankfort." Two 1/4 page portraits of "Baron Von Moltke" and "General Manteuffel." Doublepage centerfold "Pictorial Map of the Seat of War in Europe." Full... See More  

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173452

Funeral Obsequies for Farragut...

Item #173452

October 15, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1870  The front page features a full page illustration 'The Farragut Obsequies--The Funeral Procession Passing up Broadway'. "The Surrender of Sedan" includes two large illustrations. A full page illustrations 'Masterless' shows a horse without its rider and has an accompanying poem. Many prints on the war in Europe. Nearly ... See More  

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173476

Charles Dickens' writing room...

Item #173476

January 07, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1871  The front page is "Any Thing But a Happy New-Year".  Inside the issue is a 3/4 page illustration of "Joseph Garibaldi"; a 1/4 page "The City of Evreux, Normandy, France"; a very nice dblpg.centerfold "The Room In Which Charles Dickens Wrote" which includes an article on it as well; a slightly larger t... See More  

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173520

Views of Paris...

Item #173520

June 10, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1871 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'The Madness of Paris'. Very displayable Nast fullpg: 'Decoration Day, May 30, 1871' shows children. Terrific fullpg: 'Bird's-Eye View of Paris Showing Principal Bldgs. Destroyed by the Communists' 1/2pg: 'Reading the Bible in a Blacksmith's Shop'

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206229

The Philadelphia Collection II

Item #206229

July 21, 1871

(6) Harper's Weekly, various dates from July 21, 1877 through January 28, 1899. This is a six issue set (part 2) of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. This is another great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, ear... See More  

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173544

Greenwich palaces...

Item #173544

September 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 2 1871 Nice fullpg. Nast cartoon: "The Rich Crowing Richer, the Poor Growing Poorer". Nice doublepage centerfold: "Summer Palaces of the Tammany Ring" includes buildings in Greenwich & Norwalk.

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173556

The levee at St. Louis...

Item #173556

October 14, 1871

HARPER' WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 14, 1871  Full page: 'The Levee at St. Louis, Missouri'. Fullpg. Supplement: 'View from West Laurel Hill Cemetery, near Philadelphia'.

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173580

Thomas Nast print...

Item #173580

January 06, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872  The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits." and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thi... See More  

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173624

Shakespear and Stratford Upon Avon...

Item #173624

June 08, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1872  Full front pg. illus. of "In Memoriam-Decoration Day, 1872." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Between the Strike and the Family." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "International Four Oar Boat Race-The American Crew Landing at Biffin's Yard, Hammersmith, England." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Shakespeare's House in Henley Street, S... See More  

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584248

1872 Hop picking print...

Item #584248

September 14, 1872

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 14, 1872  Inside has a full page print of: "Hop Picking in Germany" which is a nice wine related print. Also: "Dunrobin Castle..." and various prints from "Ghent" among other prints. The complete issue, great condition.

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173662

The Ku Klux Klan...

Item #173662

October 19, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 19, 1872  Inside has a small illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux In The Disguises In Which They Were Captured" with a lengthy article on the 'Ku Klux Conspiracy'.  Beneath this print is a Nast print showing an African-American dead & captioned: "One Vote Less".

Inside has a full page Nast political cartoon: "Let Us ... See More  

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173668

Great Nast centerfold...

Item #173668

November 09, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1872  Full ftpg. is a Th. Nast political cartoon: "Home-Stretched" plus a great Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Pirates Under False Colors--Can They Capture the Ship of State?" & yet another Nast fullpg. cartoon re. Greeley. Fullpg: "Studies in Central Park: Provident & Improvident Virgins"

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173672

Nast political ccartoons...

Item #173672

November 23, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1872  Full front page Nast illus. entitled "The Insult Returned." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to horses including "Ruined, and Winter at the Door-An Episode of the Horse Plague" and "The Horse Bewitched." Full pg. illus. of "The Good Time Come."

Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Clasping H... See More  

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173674

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...

Item #173674

November 30, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.

Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More  

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173676

Gambling...

Item #173676

December 07, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1872  Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'No Surrender' shows U.S. Grant & Miss Liberty.

Two pgs. of scenes on the Boston fire. Much of the doublepage centerfold is a gambling scene: 'The Last Night of Rouge et Noir at Baden-Baden'. Halfpg. of a warehouse fire in Brooklyn.

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173680

Horace Greeley...

Item #173680

December 21, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 21, 1872  Full ftpg. is a nice portrait of 'Horace Greeley'. Three-quarter pg. Nast cartoon. Interesting doublepage centerfold: 'Modes of Settling Disputes in Different Countries' showing 13 methods. The United States method is dueling. Others are somewhat comical.

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173698

Pennsylvania coal mines...

Item #173698

February 22, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1873  Front page illustration with accompanying article: "Down Among the Coal Mines--Going Down the Slope" shows miners heading down a mine shaft in Pennsylvania. Another full page with 9 scenes on coal mining, & another 2 pages. with 3 prints on coal mining as well.

Doublepage centerfold: "Emperor Napoleon III After Death" ... See More  

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173710

Yellow Stone...

Item #173710

April 05, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1873  The front page features a fullpage illustration: "The Right Hon. William Evart Gladstone, Premier of England". One-quarter page: "The Church of St. Augustine, Kalamazoo, Michigan". Halfpage: "Patrick Bunbury at Home" shows two boys playing baseball: one boy with a bat and the other pitching to him; this also features ... See More  

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173752

Many prints... Atlantic City beach...

Item #173752

August 30, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1873 (Supplement not included) This issue contains many prints, including: Full front page: "The First Love Letter"; Full page cartoon: "The Public School Question"; Full page: "The Newsboy's Picnic--Tumbling Into the Water"; Nice full page:"The Beach at Atlantic City"; 2/3 double page ce... See More  

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173754

The fire at Portland, Oregon...

Item #173754

September 06, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 6, 1873  The front page features a 3/4 page illustration 'Sunday Cock-Fight at Madrid' with an accompanying article. A full page illustration ''Do You See Me?' - General Butler Defying the Rebels at New Orleans'. Approximately 1/2 page illustration 'Pilgrimages in France - Departure from a Provincial Station of 'Sacred H... See More  

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173768

Yachting...

Item #173768

October 25, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1873  Front page illustration: 'The Connoisseurs'; Halfpage: 'The Ocean Yacht Race - Off the Hook, Outward-Bound'; Interesting full page: 'The Emigrant Wagon--On the Way To The Railway Station'; Halfpage: 'The Guardians Of The Herd--Buffalo Bulls Charging Hunters'; Doublepage centerfold: 'The Evangelical Alliance -... See More  

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173792

The Washington Market...

Item #173792

January 17, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 17, 1874 Ftpg: 'Justice Cheated Again & Again' is by Nast. Nice fullpg: 'Holiday Greens--A Scene in Washington Market'. Qtrpg "Th Hon. Caleb Cushing"; fullpg: 'Turkey-Shooting'; Halfpg "The Lost 'Virginus' -- Transfer of the Crew to the 'Ossipee'"; Dbpg centerfold "'The Black Bench" -- Scene in ... See More  

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