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173914

Florida 'crackers'...

Item #173914

March 20, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 20, 1875 Nice halfpg: 'Florida Crackers Going to Church' & 'Antelope Stamping a Rattlesnake to Death'. Halfpg: 'Indian Sledge Journey' & 'Chinese Fishermen in San Francisco Bay'. Nearly fullpg. Nast print.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173916

Tourists in Cairo...

Item #173916

March 27, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 27, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Hammering Woke Them at Last." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "A Moonshine Scene."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Inundation." Two 1/3 pg. portraits of "The Mikado of Japan" and "The Empress of Japan." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Cannon Liddon" and "Monsig... See More  

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173918

A plowing match...

Item #173918

April 03, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 3, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of "Judith's Prayer-Before the Tent of Holofernes." Inside is a full pg. illus. entitled "Love in a Cottage." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "The Good (Pure White) Shepherd."

Doublepage centerfold Nast illus. entitled "The Same Ultramontane Cat All Over the World." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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173920

Going to the slave market...

Item #173920

April 10, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 10, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty." Thirty small illus. of "Recent Inventions." 1 1/2 pg. illus. of "Prince Bismarck in His Study." Two 2/3 pg. illus. pertaining to "The English University Boat Race" including "...Aquatics at Oxford" and "...Aquatics at Cambridge."... See More  

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173922

The Italian school on Leonard Street...

Item #173922

April 17, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1875  Two front 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Fair Critic." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Required to Live Under a New Order of Things."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Great Revival in England-A Service of Messrs. Moody and Sankey at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, London." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Th... See More  

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173924

Notable Thomas Nast Civil Rights cartoon...

Item #173924

April 24, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1875 The full front page has: "A Few Sketches" by Thomas Nast concerning Governor Tilden "Attacking the Canal Ring Pirates".

Perhaps the most notable print is the very notable Civil Rights Nast engraving headed: "To Thine Own Self Be True" which shows the hand of Columbia handing over the Civil Rights Bill to an African-Americ... See More  

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173926

Mining in the Rocky Mountains...

Item #173926

May 01, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 1, 1875 One-third of the front page: 'Polar Bears on St. Matthew Island'. Fullpg Nast cartoon: 'The Republic in Danger'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'On the way to Diggings-Halt in a rough pass of the Rocky Mountains' (mining).

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173928

A fishing match...

Item #173928

May 08, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1875  Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Late John Harper." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Fishing Match." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Walrus Herd Surprised." Doublepage centerfold of "The Duel." (Two Geese Fighting). Full pg. Nast illus. of "The American River Ganges." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "No Church Need... See More  

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173930

Uncle Sam... Indian territory at Fort Gibson...

Item #173930

May 15, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nwew York, May 15, 1875  Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: 'The Next Pardon in the Reform Farce'. Fullpg. with 6 scenes: 'In Indian Territory' showing Indians & a scene of Fort Gibson, etc. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon shows Uncle Sam, among others.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173932

Fort Ticonderoga... Chinatown, San Francisco...

Item #173932

May 22, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1875 One-third page: 'The Ruins of Fort Ticonderoga'. Fullpg: 'The Watch for Montezuma'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in 'China Town', San Francisco'.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173934

The markets in Savannah, Georgia...

Item #173934

May 29, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1875  Full ftpg: 'Wreck of the 'Schiller'-Bishop's Rock Light'. Fullpg: 'Going to market-scene near Savannah, Georgia' (Blacks). Fullpg. pictorial: 'The suburbs of San Francisco'. Fullpg: 'Shooting antelopes from a railroad train in Colorado'.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173936

Henry Ward Beecher...

Item #173936

June 05, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  June 5, 1875  Full front pg. Nast illus. of "Captured At Last." (Phil Sheridan). Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The New Arctic Expedition-The "Alert" and the "Discovery"." Six illus. pertaining to "The Fulton Street Prayer Meeting-North Dutch Church."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Last Muster." F... See More  

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173938

Entering the circus tent...

Item #173938

June 12, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1875 The doublepage centerfold of this issue is a very nice print captioned: "Fair Time--The Entrance to the Circus Tent" showing a woman and child on horseback, with various circus performers and other by-standers in the background. A very nice & displayable print for any collector of circus memorabilia.  There is a related article on the... See More  

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173940

The Arctic Expedition...

Item #173940

June 19, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1875  Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "News In Washington." Inside is a 1/2 pg. Nast illus. entitled "We Are Not Proud." 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Warm Reception-A School of Whales Driven into Shallow Water."

Doublepage centerfold of "An Ice Nip in Melville Bay, off the Devil's Thumb." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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173942

Winslow Homer's last print for Harper's Weekly...

Item #173942

June 26, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 26, 1875  The full ftpg. is: "In a Russian Village--'Master's coming!' ". Halfpg: "The Columbia Boat House" & "The Yale Boat House". There is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: "Battle of Bunker Hill--Watching the Fight From Copp's Hill, In Boston" which was his very last for Harper's Week... See More  

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173944

Indians in a frontier town...

Item #173944

July 03, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1875  Ftpg. shows: 'Clearing a Field of Grasshoppers', plus text. Halfpg: 'Indians Trading at a Frontier Town'. Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Beware!'

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.

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173946

International rifle match...

Item #173946

July 10, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1875  Fullpg: 'The International Rifle Match, The American Team'. Fullpg. Nast Cartoon: 'Homo-Phobia'. Halfpg: 'The Frigate 'Constitution', 'Old Ironsides' '. Full bkpg: 'A Clown's Cricket Match'.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173948

On westward expansion...

Item #173948

July 17, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1875  Full front page: 'The Great Rifle Match'; nice full page cartoon showing: 'Sketches in Charleston, S.C.' showing mostly Blacks; great full page: 'Railroad Building on the Great Plains' is great for display.  A Black-themed cartoonish full page illustration: 'Hi! Abe. Come Under de Brellar! Does yer Want to Sunstruc... See More  

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173950

Uncle Sam on the front paage...

Item #173950

July 24, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  July 24, 1875  Full front pg. illus. of "Uncle Sam Beats All Creation." Inside are ten illus. of "The Saratoga Prizes." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "They Which Run in a Race Run All, But One Receiveth the Prize." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "the Intercollegiate Boat Race-Headquarters of the Cr... See More  

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173952

Boat Racing... Thomas Nast political cartoons..

Item #173952

July 31, 1875

Harper's WEEKLY, July 31, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "The Intercollegiate Boat Race-Starting for the Lake-Scene in front of the Grand Union Hotel, Saratoga." Inside are six 1/6 pg. portraits of "The Intercollegiate Boat Race-Portraits of the Cornell Crew." 1/4 pg. portrait of "A. H. Bogardus." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Cornell Freshmen-Winners of the Freshm... See More  

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173954

Hot air balloon ascension...

Item #173954

August 07, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 7, 1875  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon, and another fullpg. by him inside. Halfpg. shows a balloon ascension. Nearly fullpg: 'The Austro-Hungarian Arctic Expedition' shows much hardship.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173958

Stanley in Africa...

Item #173958

August 21, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 21, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Lion of the Season' plus a Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Will St. Peter Recognize Them?'. Fullpg: 'Mr. Stanley's Boat for Navigating the Lakes & Rivers of Africa', being carried by natives. Quarter pg. shows: 'Hans Christian Andersen' & an article,

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173960

Thomas Nast prints...

Item #173960

August 28, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 28, 1875  Full front page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Established (Foreign) Church in Ohio"; A full page illustration containing many smaller illustration pertaining to "Rustication-Watching Young Ducks"; Full page illustration of "The Colored Creedmoor"; Doublepage centerfold Thomas Nast illustration of "A Cha... See More  

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173962

A Western flag station...

Item #173962

September 04, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 4, 1875 Front full pg. illus. of "The Postmaster's Daughter-Sketch at a Western Flag Station." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "That Irredeemable Rag Baby." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "General William Farrar Smith, Police Commissioner" and "Hon. John C. New." 1/2 pg. illus. showing many poor children. Dblpgctrfld. of "Li... See More  

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173964

Buffalo Bill... Niagara Falls...

Item #173964

September 11, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 11, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The Tables Turned" includes Boss Tweed., & yet another Nast cartoon re. Tweed inside. Two pages of prints of: "The Falls of Niagara". Small text-only item on pg. 746 headed: "From the Noted Scout "Buffalo Bill" wherein he endorses a patent medicine, signed: "W.F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)&... See More  

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173966

Cabin life in the West...

Item #173966

September 18, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 18, 1875. Front full pg. illus. of "A Temperance Lesson." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Map of Turkey in Europe and Asia Minor." Full pg. illus. of "Fugitives from Constantinople." Two full pg. illus. of "Washed Out by the Floods - An Incident of Cabin Life in the West" and "Native of Burmah." 2/3 pg. illus. of "... See More  

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173968

Discovery of Greenland...

Item #173968

September 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 25, 1875. Full front pg. illus. of "The Song of the Kettle - An Evening Reverie." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "President William C. Ralston, of the Bank of California." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ralston's Death - Scene of the Drowning." Full pg. containing five illus. pertaining to "The New York Post Office - Views of the New Build... See More  

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173970

Manitou Springs, Colordo...

Item #173970

October 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 2, 1875 Full ftpg. cartoon themed on inflation shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. pictorial: 'Manitou Springs and Vicinity, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'The Newsboys' Excursion'. Fullpg. suppl. pictorial of trout fishing.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173972

Hospital on Ward's Island...

Item #173972

October 09, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 9, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg. of 6 illus. on 'The Lightning Postal Train from N.Y. to Chicago' Halfpg: 'The Homeopathic Hospital on Ward's Island'. Nice fullpg: 'India Rubber Trees in the Forest' 3/4 pg: 'Sketches of Life in India'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173974

Creedmoor riflle match...

Item #173974

October 16, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, October 16, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Our Modern Mummy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Pocketing the Missing Plank." Full pg. illus. of "Creedmoor - Match Between the Canadian and Amateur Rifle Teams, September 25, 1875." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Deserter." 2/3 pg. illus. of "An Artists' Colony, Fontainebleau, Fran... See More  

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173976

A Dunker funeral...

Item #173976

October 23, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 23, 1875 Full ftpg: 'A Dunker Funeral'. Three-quarter pg: 'Scraps of a River Trip'. Dblpgctrfld. by Nast is a political cartoon, showing Grant. Fullpg: 'Walrus Shooting with the Harpoon Gun'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173978

Rutherford B. Hayes...

Item #173978

October 30, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon includes U.S. Grant, plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. Illus. of; 'Rutherford B. Hayes, Gov. Elect of Ohio'. Most of the dblpgctrfld: 'The French Seaside--Bathing at Trouville'. Nice fullpg: 'The Sugar Harvest in Louisiana'  "Sketches of Life in India" "The British Iron Troop Sh... See More  

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180000

An instant collection...

Item #180000
(50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of 50 issues, with at least 10 different titles, dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition--not a damaged lot.  No pulpish newspapers!  A great value.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 10 folders for this lot.

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180005

Dozens of displayable 19th century prints...

Item #180005
HARPER'S WEEKLY!  Ten 1st-rate issues from 1866 thru 1890.  This is a nice lot of 10 different dates, in good condition, with a variety of prints in each issue for which this paper is so famous. The set contains issues which range from 1866 thru 1890. A great lot for resale, or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The images shown are representative of the look and condit... See More  

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180007

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #180007
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage centerfol... See More  

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180010

Named after the editor's mule... 9 issues...

Item #180010
THE DAILY BOOMERANG, Laramie, Wyoming, 1891 (nice condition)  A collection of nine issues of this fascinating newspaper from the Old West. As for the unusual title? It was named for the editor's mule. These issues were printed just one year after statehood.



Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the f... See More  

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180015

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #180015
A lot of 10 "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly reduced p... See More  

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180026

From the Oneida Community...

Item #180026
THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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180040

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #180040
STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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180041

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #180041
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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180044

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #180044
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten  issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but... See More  

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180062
Item #180062
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, N.Y. A lot of 10 issues from the 1890's. Tabloid-size, 16 pages, good shape, filled with military-related content.

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180064

19th century 2nd rate lot...

Item #180064
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT (2nd rate - not damaged) of 50 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896.  All are in 2nd rate condition--not a damaged lot--with at least 7 different titles. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, more than normal foxing ad wear, etc., but will not have missing pages or cut-outs.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a colle... See More  

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180065
Item #180065
THE WORLD, San Diego, 1875 A lot of 10 issues from this Southern California city from a very early year, being quite rare as such. Offered individually at $24, here is a lot at nearly half price.

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180111

Moments in American History II

Item #180111
Moments in American History II - 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, and 1890s Each set contains 5 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are from major American cities, providing national news coverage. This is set 2 of a 5 part collection.

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$56.00
180160

Wild West Collection I ... A California View

Item #180160
Wild West Collection I - A California View - Each 7 issue set containing 7 different titles from California, all dated from the heart of this formative period in American history - 1870 to 1899.  The set will include at least 2 issues from each decade.

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180161

Wild West Collection II

A Broad View

Item #180161
Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More  

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180170

Illustrating Their World Collection I

A Visual Perspective of the Late 1800's

Item #180170

January 01, 1875

Illustrating Their World Collection I - A Visual Perspective of the Late 1800s - Each set contains 5 issues of Harpers Weekly Illustrated, the Life magazine of its day, one each from 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900s, and 1910s. This is a great way to follow news of the day in both textual and print form, including the progression of illustrations from wood engraved prints to photographs as printing tech... See More  

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