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January 04, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1902 Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hocky and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow of the Ladies' Kennel Association of Ame... See More
October 03, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, MD October 3, 1829. This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is an interesting report of trial case of a woman slave that escaped. This issue is in nice condition except for little staining.
January 23, 1864
Harper's WEEKLY, January 23 - March 5, 1864 This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 6 installments of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. The individual issues are described... See More
November 30, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1901 Full page photos "The Automobile Races, November 16, at which All Records Were Broken"; Governmental Tests of Guns and Projectiles; fullpage illustration of Leaders of the Opposing Forces in Last Saturday's Great Football Game (Yale and Harvard) and another full page with 7 football related prints featuring two games, Cornell vs. Colum... See More
June 22, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1901 Photo "First Dip of the Season"; The Oil Boom in Texas; The International Jubilee Convention of the Y.M.C.A. at Boston; Valley Forge and the Nation; doublepage centerfold "The Viaduct at One Hundred and Twenty-Fifth Street" by Peters; Features of the Russian Army; The American Steel Industry; "America" Flagship of the ... See More
April 27, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1901 Photos of the Present Appearance of The Panama Canal Excavations; Havana; The Ascent of Popocatepetl; doublepage centerfold "The Grill-Room of the New York Yacht Club" by Dart; Andrew Carnegie's Highland Castle; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
April 13, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 13, 1901 Two pages of photos of the construction of the Underground Railroad in New York; Still-Hunting; The Cuban Situation; doublepage centerfold "A Return to First Principles" by Ransome; The Opera Season; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
March 23, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Benjamin Harrison" by Chominsky; Uncle Sam illustration by Rogers; fullpage photo of the building the Lawson Cup-Defender; The Oil-fields of California; The Cuban Situation; In Camp with Lumber Jack; doublepage centerfold "The Rush Hour at the New York Approach to the Brooklyn Bridge" by Lowell; and othe... See More
February 23, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1901 Front page illustration "George Washington To His Namesake" by Rogers; "Winter in Quebec" by Lawrence; The Philippine Problem; The Funeral of Queen Victoria; Old Clubs of Quebec; doublepage centerfold "The Battle of Buena Vista - February 23, 1847" by Zogbaum; "The Adventures of the Three Young Clubmen&... See More
February 02, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 2, 1901 Fullpage illustrated memorial tribute to Queen Victoria; front page photo of Queen Victoria and related articles; King of England - Edward VII; doublepage centerfold "Hazing at the West Point Military Academy"; Giuseppe Verdi; The United States Postal Service in the 20th Century; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
September 04, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1909 Full front page photo: "An American Victor At Rheims", shows Glenn H. Curtiss, the "American aeroplanist", in a suit standing next to a plane.
December 22, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1900 The doublepage centerfold has the frameable, "Christmas Eve In The Shopping District" by Everett Shinn; The cover has a color illustration, "The Toy Shop"; front page "Lassoing Bears In Arizona" by Deming; fullpage "Sawdust and other Christmas stuff..."; Across the Great Divide in Midwinter; The Im... See More
November 17, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1900 Frontpage "The New Waiting-Room In The Grand Central Station"; The President-Elect (President McKinley); Foreign Troops at Shanghai; Automobile Show at the Madison Square Garden; doublepage centerfold "The Quarter-Back's Dream" by Levering; Progress of the Work on the Underground Railroad; The Torpedo-Boat "Ar... See More
September 01, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1900 "He Drove His Wedge Too Far", by W.A. Rogers; "On The Beach At Narragansett Pier" by Smedley; U.S. Forces in China; Hemp Industry of the Philippines; The Visiting English Tennis-Players; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
March 31, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1900 Features a colored, full-paged political carton. This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
February 10, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1900 Full page Remington: "The War In South Africa - A Close Call For Rimington's Scouts". Doublepage centerfold illustration "Lincoln's Address At Gettysburg, November 19, 1863". This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
February 03, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1900 (Supplement not included with this issue.) This issue features illustrations of the Boer War in South Africa; and illustrations featured at the Pennsylvania Academy Exhibition. It also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.The Supplement, which contains the desirable print of Teddy Roosevelt on horseback by W.A.... See More
January 13, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, January 13, 1900 (does not include 4-panel Supplement) Front page illustration of "The War In South Africa - Boer Pickets Reading The Bible" along with another full page illustration of "A Boer Commando On Parade". See photos for full details.
Note: The Supplement, oddly paginated as pgs. 33-40, containing the Four-Panel Panorama of Manila is rarel... See More
October 02, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1830 Among the articles within are: "Negro Cloths", a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson declining an offer to attend a public dinner in Knoxville; "Virginia Gold" "Origin of the Slave Trade"; a letter to John Adams concerning "Anticipated Revolutions" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, datelines "M... See More
December 02, 1820
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 2, 1820 Within this issue is a report headed: "South Sea Islands" which reads in part: "Since the death of Tamahamaha, king of the Sandwich Islands, we hear there has been a desperate battle fought for the right of succession to the crown. It terminated in the dethronement of the young prince, son of the king--and the queen mot... See More
March 24, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 24, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Remarkable Article by the Richmond Whig" "It Urges Mutiny & Revolt by Our Soldiers' "It Says they Will starve in the Impoverished South" "Tall Lying About the Recent Cavalry Fight" "The Affair at Port Hudson" "The Yazoo Pass Expedition"... See More
Item #153339THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, 1846 As the title would suggest, this is an anti-slavery newspaper from before the Civil War. Never bound nor trimmed, some minor edge wear and some light browning. Complete in 4 pages.
January 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1867 The front page is taken up with a print: "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article.
The feature of the issue is a letter to the editor headed: "Frederick Douglass" which provides some detail of a man who encountered him as a passenger on a railroad train. One portion notes: &q... See More
August 14, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1869 The front page features a halfpage illustration of "The New Mercantile Library Building, Philadelphia." Also, two small illustrations of the "Medal Presented to Midshipman T. B. M. Mason by the Life Saving Benevolent Association of New York." Inside is a nearly full page illustration is of "Henry Wadsworth Longfellow," th... See More
May 17, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1879 Great fullpg: 'The Negro Exodus--Scenes on the Wharves at Vicksburg' shows them loading onto a paddlewheeler. Nast dblpgctrfld: "Now Let Him Come". Halfpg: 'In The Adirondacks'. The front page has the song "The Imp of Spring-Time" by Bayard Taylor.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issu... See More
January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 The full front page is taken up with a print of: "The Ecumenical Council-Head of the Procession Entering the Grand Nave of St. Peter's."
Inside is a full page illustration of "Curling, or Bonspiel" with an associated article; one-third page illustration of: "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River". T... See More
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
October 29, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1859 The front page of this issue is the "Fac-Simile of the Last Record of the Franklin Expedition, Found by Lieutenant Hobson on King William's Land". A half page illustration 'Harper's Ferry -- The Scene of the Late Insurrection' with an article on John Brown as well. A 'Map of Vancouver Island and Washington Territor... See More
February 02, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More
April 12, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1862 The front page has prints of: "Major-General Buell" "Brigadier-General Shields" and "Bomb-Proof Sandbag Battery at New Bern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside's Troops."
Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "Views at New Madrid and Point Pleasant" and another full page with 2 naval prints: &qu... See More
July 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More
December 23, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1893 The front page is an illustration by A.B. Frost showing a Black man & his dog entitled: "Fo' De Lan's Sake! I Done Forgot De Chillun's Candy!". Within the issue is another full page Frost illustration "The Christmas Savings". Articles "The Chaplain of the House" and "The New Brigadier-Genera... See More
March 08, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1862 The entire front page is a nice print captioned: "Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, U.S.A. The Hero of Fort Donelson" with a related article inside.
Other prints in this issue include a full page: "The Hand-to-Hand Fight Over Schwartz's Battery at Fort Donelson"; a full pg: "Seeking For The wounded by Torch-Light, After... See More
March 22, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1862 Certainly one of more notable issues of the Civil War as the focus is on the historic naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
The front page features a print of: "Lieutenant Worden, U.S.N., Commanding the 'Monitor' " with text on him as well, and also a print of: "The Ericsson Steel-Clad Battery 'Monitor'... See More
May 16, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 16, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Cradle of Liberty Out of Danger." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "George M. Van Nort, Commissioner of Public Works." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Boston Bar-By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Jacob Wainright and the Body of Dr. Livingstone." Dblpgctrfld. Nast illus. of "A ... See More
March 01, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862 The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More
September 04, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886 The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an inside page: "Our Soldiers In the Southwest" which also has a Remington print titled: "Saddle Up", which includes two buffalo soldiers (black soldiers). Also within the ... See More
April 19, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862 The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More
April 05, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Rebel Steamer 'Nashville' Running the Blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina". Other prints inside include: "Bird's-Eye View of the Attack on the Rebel Batteries on & Near Island Number Ten By Commodore Foote's Flotilla" "Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the Mortar Fleet... See More
December 09, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1871 Front full pg. illus. of "Reception of the Grand Duke Alexis on Board the 'Mary Powell'." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Butchers Wedding." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Reception of the Grand Duke - Procession Passing the Grand Stand."
Full pg. Nast illus. of "H. G. Diogenes has Found the Honest Man."... See More
September 17, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1864 The full front page is a very dramatic print: "Harry Davis Capturing the Battle Flag of the 13th Louisiana Regiment, at the Battle of Ezra Church". Other prints within include: "Admiral Farragut's Fleet Bombarding Fort Morgan" "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." "View of Petersburg, Virginia, ... See More
March 21, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1857 An article entitled "Welcome to Horace Vernet" features a small illustration of him as well as a drawing by him which contains his autograph with date. Contains ten illustrations of Bermuda and its people in this article headed: 'A Cruise To the Somers Islands'. Few other illustrations, still being an early volume one issue.
Co... See More
December 03, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 3, 1898 Full front page illus. of "A Market Scene in Ponce." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Jamaica - Scenes in England's Chief West-Indian Possession." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The New State Capitol, Helena, Montana."
Doublepage centerfold of "Art Treasures in New York - Some of the Famous Paintings Owned in this ... See More
March 29, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1879 Nice fullpg: 'The Great International Walking Match at Gilmore's Garden' 'Dismal fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Sketches in the 4th Ward'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man 'Waiting' at the Freedmen's Savings Bank.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 16 pa... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
February 09, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 9, 1867. Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Ice Bridge Across the East River-Rescue of Persons on the Broken Ice." Also, a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Late N.P. Willis" and a 1/6 pg. illus. of ""Idlewild," Residence of the Late N.P. Willis." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Pope Pius The Ninth." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Po... See More
September 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 18, 1886 The front page of the issue contains a large illustration entitled "Jack Sprang Upon the Fellow, and Caught Him by the Throat" which accompanies a story "The World Went Very Well Then". Inside the issue is a very nice full page Thomas Nast print: "The Being That He Really Believes In". A one-quarter page pr... See More
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
May 24, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "Ward's Statue of General Thomas." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Zulu War - Fort Ekowe." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "Brute Force." Full pg. Nast illus. of By All Means 'Let Us Have Peace' At The Polls." Full pg. illus. of "Fox Hunting in Blackville - Mrs. Johnson is Entit... See More
October 02, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1886 One-third of a page shows: "The Hostile Apaches--The Captors and the Captured" shows Geronimo and Natchez, plus another one-third pg. illus. of the soldiers who captured them. Fullpg. print: "A Night Scene at the St. Louis Exposition". Another full page print: "The 'Tub Parade' at Lenox, Massachusetts". 3/4 ... See More
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