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August 22, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1868 The front page of the issue features a nearly half page illustration "Rogers, the Sculptor, Modeling His Colossal Statue of America, at Rome, June, 1868" Nearly half page illustration of: 'Governor W.F.M. Arny's Indian Expedition' shows him with 13 Indians. Halfpg: 'On the Docks After a Hot Day'. An arti... See More
October 17, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1868 The front page features a nice half-page illustration "The 'Boys in Blue' Marching Down Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, October 2, 1868" and a smaller "Mass Meeting of the 'Boys in Blue' in Front of Independence Hall, Philadelphia, October 1, 1868". Also inside is a nice full page 'Grand Procession of the Boys i... See More
March 27, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1869 The front page of the issue features the illustrations of the reconstructed Cabinet. There is a half-page illustration of "Soldiers' Cemetery at Arlington Heights, Virginia" with related article in which the illustration shows the rows of soldiers graves around Lee's home with the Potomac River and the dome of the Capitol i... See More
May 15, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 15, 1869 The front page of this issue features a full page illustration "Members of the National Sunday-School Convention Held at Newark, New Jersey, April 28, 29 and 30, 1869". Inside is an article "The 'Odd Fellows' Semi-Centennial" which features a quarterpage illustration "Thomas Wildey, P.G., Founder of Odd Fellowship in Amer... See More
June 02, 1869
WEST JERSEY PRESS, New Jersey, June 2, 1869
* Uncommon publication
This newspaper measures 27 x 21 inches, has news of the day and several advertisements during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War.
Four pages, some wear and small tears at the folds, generally good.
June 12, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1869 The front page features a half page illustration is of 'The Seaman's Burial'. A half-page illustration "City Missions - Interior of Olivet chapel, Second Street, New York City" and a full page "The Prodigal's Return". A full page is a great illustration: 'Pilgrims on the Plains' shows a wagon train... See More
June 19, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1869 The front page of the issue features a 1/6 page illustration of "P. S. Gilmore." alsong with a halfpage illustration of "Decoration of the Graves of Union Soldiers at Cypress Hills Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York, May 30, 1869." Inside the issues is a one-third page illustration of "Wesleyan Female College, Cincinnati, Ohio." ... See More
July 03, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869".
Perhaps the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment.
An... See More
July 10, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1869 The front full page illustration is of "The Memory of Seventy-Six." Inside is a full page illustration by Thomas Nast entitled "All hail and Farewell to the Pacific Railroad." A quarterpage illustration "Liberty Bell" also has an accompany article. A halfpage illustration of "British Troops Firing on the Citizens... See More
July 24, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869 Fullpg. includes 5 scenes of Gettysburg, most re. the battlefield. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Lobby Of the House Of Commons', nearly halfpg. illus: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long.
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 20, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 20, 1869 Of particular note is the sought after full page illustration of "Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner," which, according to the Thomas Nast Society, is the very first Nast print of Uncle Sam in this publication. Thomas Nast is considered the artist who did much to create the present-day version of Uncle Sam. Also present is a full page con... See More
February 26, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1870 The front page of the issue features an illustration entitled "For I Was Ahungered, and Ye Gave Me Meat." in which a hungry man is being feed in the entrance area of the home. A full page illustration of "Burial of Mr. Peabody's Remains in Harmony Grove Cemetery." A third-page illustration of "The New Lincoln Statu... See More
October 01, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1870 The front page features a full page Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The Promised Land as Seen from the Dome of St. Peter's, Rome'. Inside the issue 1/3 page "Preparing Ships to be Sunk in the Harbor of Hamburg", 1/3 page "Drilling Citizens in Paris" and two small illustrations "Wilhelmshohe". Fullpage illustrations &quo... See More
November 10, 1870
NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, November 10, 1870 On page 3 under "Base-Ball" is a report: "The New-Jersey Base-Ball Convention--Officers and Committees."
This report about the fourth annual Convention includes a list of the various clubs and their respective delegates who attended the convention, as well as the names of the new officers who were elected (at the convention).
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March 11, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 11, 1871 Three front pg. portraits of "President White," "Hon. Benjamin F. Wade," and "Dr. S. G. Howe." Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "View in San Domingo City-Altar Erected by Columbus." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Peace to Justice.-'After You, Madame.'" Full pg. illus. of "Buying Horses in Bri... See More
Item #599150THE WORLD, New York, April 28, 1871 The frontpage carries a headline "Smashing A Circus" with subhead "Barnum's Caravan Run Into on the New Jersey Central Railroad", "Two men Killed and Wagon Demolished -- Tommy Welsh, the Dwarf Driver, Fatally Wounded -- Three Others Badly Injured -- Scenes at Crawford Station and Elizabeth -- The Inquest, Etc". The article... See More
September 16, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1871 Front 1.4 pg. portrait of "Alice A. Bowlsby." Also, a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Town of St. Thomas, Nearly Destroyed by a Hurricane, August 21, 1871." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Last Year of Baden-Baden Gambling Tables-The Evening in Concert". Two 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late Rev. Ezra Stiles Gannett, D.D.&q... See More
November 04, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 Full ftpg: 'Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire' 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes, plus a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the 'Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago'. Good issue on the Chicago fire. Dramatic fullpg: 'A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs'.
November 25, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 The significant print is the very dramatic doublepage centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster,as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 de... See More
December 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1871 Full ftpg: 'The Foundling' shows a man huddling a baby found at a doorstep. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Dead Beat' shows Tweed. Terrific nearly fullpg. print: 'Pilgrims Of The Plains' shows a wagon train camp on a westward journey (see inset on pg. 13). Several scenes: 'The Experimental Boiler Camp at Sandy Hoo... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, with supplement, March 16, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Grant, among others. Halfpg. illus: 'Vaccinating The Poor'. Two illustrations: 'The Search For Livingstone'.
Supplement issue contains a nearly fullpg: 'Mine Oyster--Dredging Boats in the Chesapeake" and another: "Maine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "M... See More
October 12, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "More Secession Conspiracy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tied to His Mother's Apron Strings." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Jesuit Crusade Against Germany-The Meeting of the Emperors." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Off Hand Remark." Full pg. illus. of "Ma... See More
March 15, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1873 A full front page illustration: 'The Doubtful Bank Note' shows a merchant questioning one given in payment. Full page: 'An Irish Wake'. An article entitled "Jesuit Defeats" with a half-page illustration 'The Unseen Signal of the Jesuits.' Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold 'Every Public Question With A Ey... See More
June 07, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1873 (supplement not included - see note below)
The front page features a full page illustration: 'The Burial of Captain Hall' with an accompanying article and a map illustration of 'The North Polar Region' of his expedition. Nice full page with 3 illustrations on: 'The Bender Murders Near Cherryvale, Kansas'. Three illustrations on: ... See More
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
September 20, 1873
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED,from New York, dated September 20, 1873 An inside page features six scenes: "Making Charcoal.--A Night In The Jersey Highlands." Fullpage "Burning Charcoal--Repairing A Break In A Pit--Midnight Scene In The New Jersey Highlands." Full page has six illustrations of Buffalo, N.Y., the largest showing Niagara Square, plus one showing a view of Buffalo from... See More
October 04, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1873 The full ftpg. features one of the better circus-related prints to be had, captioned "The Circus Coming Into Town" which shows a circus wagon with a band in a procession with other performs, all watched by the townsfolk. A great display item for any collector of circus related material.
Other prints within this issue include a 3... See More
November 22, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1873 The front page has portrait of "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P." which spans 2/3 of a page. Additionally, a full page illustration pertaining to "Annexed to New York-Scenes in Westchester County." can be found.
Three 1/6 page portraits of "The Hon. Abraham R. Lawrence, The Hon. Claudius L. Monell, and The Hon. Gilber... See More
March 03, 1874
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1874 The front page has over two columns taken up with: "The Temperance Cause" with various subheads. Reports on the temperance movement are noted from New York, Columbus, Ohio; Camden, New Jersey; and Pittsburgh.
Eight pages, lightly toned, mostly loose at the spine, good condition. Should be handled carefully.
July 12, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1874
* Weehawken, Hudson, Co., New Jersey
* Oil Company's Works fire disaster
The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE GREAT OIL FIRE" "A Scene of Terrible Grandeur in Weehawken" "The Oil Tanks Still Ablaze--The Story in Detail" and more. (see) Text takes up just a full column.
Other news of the day. Comple... See More
July 13, 1874
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1874
* Long Branch, New Jersey
* Caskill Mountains
* Summer resorts
Page 5 has one column headings: "SUMMER RESORTS" "Long Branch" "Up Among The Catskills" Early descriptions of these two famous Summer getaways.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, minor margin wear, otherwise good condition.... See More
August 08, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1874 Halfpg. street scene: 'Reunion of Veterans at Paterson, N.J.' Comic fullpg: 'Sketches at Our Hotel in the Country'. Various scenes of warfare in Europe. Ftpg. "The Mere Shadow Has Still Some Backbone" by Nast. Fullpg. "The Columbia Boys -- Grand Reception in New York" is comprised of three scenes. Fullpg. "... See More
November 28, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Funny Boy in Trouble." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Last Apple."
Doublepage centerfold of "Religious Festival at Tangier-Anniversary of the Birth of Mohammed." Full pg. illus. entitled "The Preserving Tanks at the Fish Market, Berlin, Prussia." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of ... See More
November 20, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, November 20, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Go West, Young Man." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tammany Down Again - The 'Reform' Trap Smashed." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. John Bigelow," "Stephen D. Van Schaick," "Frederick A. Schroeder," and "Henry A. Gildersleeve." Dblpgctrfld. of ... See More
May 20, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'The Democratic Tiger Gone Mad'. Another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon inside 'The Foremost Champion of this Spirit of Reform'.
Doublepage centerfold: 'Chinese Emigration to America - Sketch on Board the Pacific Mail Steamship Alaska' with accompanying article. A full... See More
November 18, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 18, 1876 Full front page: 'Arctic Perils--Recent Disaster to the Whaling Fleet'.; Several scenes from the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition; Half page: 'The Whipping Post & Pillory in Delaware'.
Complete in 16 pages and contains additional prints and related text.... See More
February 24, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY February 24, 1877. Full front pg. Nast illus. of "A Jewel Among Swine." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "St. Valentine's Day in Merrie Old England." Full pg. illus. of "Skating in Central Park." Dblpgctrfld. containing several illus. pertaining to "The Water Color Exhibition, at the National Academy of Design, New York - Sketches of Some of... See More
April 07, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg: 'Gen. Miles's Winter Campaign Against the Indians' shows 9 scenes. Nice ctrfld: 'Sketches Along the route of the Panama Railroad'
April 14, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1877 The entire front page is taken up with a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "Reform Is Necessary In The Foreign Line."
Inside contains 3 pages of text with twelve illustrations headed: "William M. Tweed. Romance of His Flight And Exile". Also a nice full page print of: "From Tower To Tower--The Sus... See More
May 19, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'To the Rescue' shows men on the scene of a ship wreck. Fullpg: 'Antiquities'. 1/3 pg. scene in Japan, Iwakuni Bridge. Halfpg: 'Trout Fishing'.
June 30, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1877 Full ftpg. by Nast. Halfpg: 'Camel Train in Nevada'. Doublepage centerfold by Nast: 'Britannia Lionizing Our Modern Ulysses'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Destructive Tornado-Devastation at Mt. Carmel, Illinois'
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'.
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'
November 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY November 10, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Sedan." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Cranberry Bog, Ocean County, New Jersey - Pickers at Work." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Web We Ruin." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Battle of Kizil-Tepe, In Armenia." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Trafalgar - The Sinking of the 'Redoutable... See More
December 22, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1877 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "More Pacification." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Farewell Reception to Minister Welsh at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts." 1/3 pg. portrait of "Osman Pasha." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Victor Hugo in Auguste's Wine Shop." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "An Old-F... See More
January 26, 1878
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 26, 1878 This issue contains a full page coverage on "George B McClellan, Governor of New Jersey" with several illustrations and an additional inauguration illustration on another page as well. Other articles include halfpage illustration "Massachusetts - the Wedding at Cambridge, Last Week, of Richard H Dana, Jr., to... See More
February 16, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY Feb. 16, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon shows Uncle Sam in: 'The First Step Towards Bankruptcy', plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. 'After the Storm' shows an abandoned ship.
November 09, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 9, 1878 Front full pg. illus. entitled "Canada's Favorite Governor General-Earl Dufferin and his Staff." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Behemoth Club of Blackville." 1/6 pg. illus. of "The Hilton Challenge Trophy." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Monument to Henry Wilson." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "Help... See More
November 30, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast shows Uncle Sam. Another Nast print: "Chained". Nice fullpg: 'On the War to the Yosemite Valley' is an outdoor scene. Fullpg: 'Theatrical Scene Painters at Work'. Another full page print shows: "The Failure of the City of Glasgow Bank" and much more. This issue also has a textual (no images) ... See More
February 01, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "Our Modern Ulysses on His Travels." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Assembly Chamber, New Capitol, Albany." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A German Snow Plough." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. Thomas G. Alvord" and "The Hon. Morton M'Michael." Two full pg. illus. of &qu... See More
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