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653140

Very displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus front page...

Item #653140

January 03, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1874 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




This is just the front leaf of this issue, which features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep."  Nast Santa Claus prints are much in demand as he is credited with creating the modern "jol... See More  

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653138

Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #653138

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876  Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace.

And equally as nice, and also by Thomas... See More  

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$175.00
653137

Famous Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #653137

December 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others.

But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print:... See More  

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$120.00
653136

A.B. Frost on hunting... Santa Claus... New Year's...

Item #653136

January 06, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1877  The full front page is a montage of prints captioned: "The New Year". Prints within include a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No--No More Chestnuts For Me."; full pg: "An American Farm Yard--A Frosty Morning" & a fullpg: "The Children's Corner at the Centennial--Exhibition of Dolls and Toys"; anoth... See More  

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653135

Famous Nast Santa Claus print on the front page...

Item #653135

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871  The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Other unrela... See More  

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653134

First appearance of the Democratic Donkey... Nice Judaica print...

Item #653134

January 15, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870  Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More  

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653133

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #653133

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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653132

Winslow Homer's New Year's print...

Item #653132

January 09, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1869  The front page features a full page illustration by Thomas Nast: "Peace" shows Grant and Miss Liberty. Inside the issue is full page illustration by Winslow Homer "The New Year - 1869". The doublepage centerfold is "West Point and Vicinity, from Fort Putnam" is a nice overview. A page features two half page illustra... See More  

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653131

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #653131

January 04, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again"  showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

There are many other prints in the i... See More  

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$255.00
652492

The Assassination... President Lincoln's funeral...

Item #652492

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865  The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".

Inside has a ful... See More  

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652111

The Assassination... President Lincoln's funeral...

Item #652111

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 



* Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral



The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold... See More  

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651950

Graphic issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #651950

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* John Wilkes Booth front page




The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.

Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President John... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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$46.00
649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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$99.00
648825

Teddy Roosevelt - Rough Rider print by W.A. Rogers...

Item #648825

February 03, 1900

(Supplement to the) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1900  The Supplement for this date is rarely available. It contains the desirable print of Teddy Roosevelt on horseback by W.A. Rogers ("Vice-Presidential Possibilities, THE ROUGH RIDER"). If interested, be in touch and we will confirm its availability.

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$120.00
646904

Famous Winslow Homer print...

Item #646904

September 19, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) 



* Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print

* "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow"




Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" which i... See More  

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$195.00
646506

Edison's phonograph... Oil regions of Pennsylvania... Morgan Silver Dollar...

Item #646506

March 30, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1878  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Fulfill Your Promises" and a fullpg. inside has another Nast political cartoon: "Our Uncle's 'Honor' Touched" showing Uncle Sam. The great doublepg. centerfold: 'The Oil Regions of Pennsylvania' shows 11 scenes and is very displayable (tipped-in). The feat... See More  

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646061

Nast political cartoons...

Item #646061

March 09, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1878  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned "Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus."  Inside has a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Dollar"; a quarter page portrait of "Pope Leo XIII."; a half page: "Ice Boating at Madison, Wisconsin"; most of a doublepage centerfold: "Stanley in Afric... See More  

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645634

Nice print of Frederick Douglass...

Item #645634

April 21, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 



* Rare Frederick Douglass print



Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star.

Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young A... See More  

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645475

Sitting Bull's autobiography, with graphics...

Item #645475

July 29, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1876 (with supplement)  Full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The New Alliance" shows General Custer shaking hands with Sitting Bull. Inside has a full page Thomas Nast: "Getting in Tune.", two half-page illustrations "Romance on the Hudson" and "Reality on the Plains."; a quarter page portrait of "The H... See More  

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645257

Building the iconic Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #645257

March 31, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 



* Brooklyn Bridge - East River

* Under construction print




The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nas... See More  

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645256

African-American soldiers... Cricket match...

Item #645256

November 01, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 1, 1879  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Blacks & captioned: "The Next Debut - Now Let General M.C. Butler, of South Carolina, Show How Bulldozing Is Done."

Prints inside include a halfpg: "The Avery Institute, Charleston, S.C."; a fullpg: "International Cricket Match at Phila." "The Ute War-... See More  

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$83.00
644927

"Backgammon", by Winslow Homer (very small)...

Item #644927

February 24, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY February 24, 1877. Full ftpg. Thomas 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."

The doublepage centerfold has several illus. pertaining to "The Water Color Exhibition, at the National Academy of Design, New York - Sketche... See More  

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$39.00

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$21.00
644925

Nast political cartoons... A meeting of former slaves...

Item #644925

August 10, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 10, 1872  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Any Thing To Get In." Inside has a full page: "A Negro Camp- Meeting in the South" showing many African-Americans. Also: "The Right Honorable the Earl of Dufferin, the New Governor-General of Canada"; a halfpg; "University Boat Race at Springfield, Mas... See More  

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644505

Thomas Nast prints... A.B. Frost print... "The Centennial" prints...

Item #644505

November 11, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1876  Full front page Thomas. Nast political cartoon: "The Prospect in New York". Inside includes a full page A.B. Frost print: "The Democratic Team". There are many Centennial prints & a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Political Lottery" and a full page: "The Republican in Brooklyn" which has two s... See More  

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644504

Thomas Alva Edison on the front page... Saratoga Regatta...

Item #644504

August 02, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 2, 1879  The full front page is a print captioned: "Edison In His Workshop" showing him at work on an experiment. Very displayable. An inside page has a related article on him, taking 1 1/2 columns.

Other prints within including a full page of: "The Saratoga Regatta", a full page of: "Lake George, Looking Southwest from Black Mount... See More  

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643898

Nice full page print of South Street Seaport, New York City...

Item #643898

April 20, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1878  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned "An International Conference About Money" which shows Uncle Sam. Pages within include a full page: "Private Theatricals at Blackville--I Hang Upon De Honey Ob Doze Laps!", a print of "The Liberian Ship Azor", a print of: "House at San Stefano in wh... See More  

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$77.00
643872

Aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #643872

November 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another full page shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a half page as well.

The double page centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in... See More  

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643413

Homer print... Nast Emancipation illustration... Slave auction...

Item #643413

January 24, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863  This issue contains a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This print is tipped-in so lacking binding holes & is in very nice condition. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pi... See More  

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643247

First appearance together of the Democratic donkey & Republican elephant...

Item #643247

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 27, 1879  An ideal issue for any political junkie as it contains the famous Thomas Nast print with the first appearance together of the Republican elephant & Democratic donkey. Thomas Nast was the creator of these two famous political symbols making this a very significant print. The caption reads: "Stranger Things Have Happened."

The ba... See More  

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643236

Thomas Nast prints... A great rugby centerfold...

Item #643236

February 26, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1876 

* Great rugby print - football

The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity".  Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4... See More  

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177853

Great Statue of Liberty sketch..

Paul Thompson photographs...

Item #177853

July 19, 1913

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1913  The inside has two pages of vignettes (photoed by the famous photographer Paul Thompson) of well-known actor's and actresses of the period which include Jack Barrymore, Otis Skinner, Vincent Serrano, and Blanch Bates. Also present are images related to: "The Striker," by Frederick Bechdolt; "Le Baiser," by Rodin, "From... See More  

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$40.00
177852

The town that inspired Tom Sawyer...

"Christy" Mattewson, "Nap" Rucker, "Marty" O'Toole, and Walter Johnson...

Item #177852

August 09, 1913

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1913  The inside has "Columbia Inspires Sculpture Anew," by John Walker Harrington, which contains 2 pages of vignettes including: "The Young Girl at the Pool," by Frances Grimes, "Night" and "Day," by Michelangelo, "Toil," by Victor Salvatore, and "The Tiger," by A. Phimster Proctor. Also inc... See More  

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$75.00
177851

Coney Island and Newboys photos...

Item #177851

August 02, 1913

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1913  The inside has two pages of vignettes, "The Four Hundred And The Four Million," contrasting the life of the rich and the poor. Included are photos of newsboys, Coney Island, John Nicholas Brown, and Newport Children. Also shown are images and/or text related to: "The Ward Of 'Mullin Rudge'," by Marie Manning; "The... See More  

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642624

Sitting Bull's autobiography, with graphics...

Item #642624

July 29, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1876 (with supplement)  Full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The New Alliance" shows General Custer shaking hands with Sitting Bull. Inside has a full page Thomas Nast: "Getting in Tune.", two half-page illustrations "Romance on the Hudson" and "Reality on the Plains."; a quarter page portrait of "The H... See More  

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639091

Buffalo hunting in the Wild West...

Item #639091

August 02, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1884  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Key-Note of the Great Presidential Trial". Inside has a fullpg: "At the Mouth of the Columbia River" which includes a view of Astoria, Oregon. There is a terrific fullpg. print: "Buffalo Hunting" which shows 9 scenes. Also a full page: "The Rescue of the Su... See More  

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639066

Great Peshtigo Fire more tragic than the Chicago fire... Victorial Woodhull...

Item #639066

November 25, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 



* Peshtigo fire disaster

* Wisconsin forest

* Victoria Woodhull




The significant print is the very dramatic double page 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 attentio... See More  

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638562

Recurring Sets - at a significant discount...

Item #638562
A set of four era-based newspapers, sent either monthly or quarterly (whichever you select), for as short or as long as you wish - guaranteed to be valued at less than half of the per-issue price...



Have you ever had difficulty deciding which issues to add to your collection? Are you seeking to purchase a unique gift for someone, but are unsure of which issues to select? Perhaps one of our 4-is... See More  

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$50.00
638261

Terrific & displayable baseball print...

Item #638261

May 08, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 



* Great 19th century baseball print



The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full ... See More  

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$275.00
638260

Terrific & displayable baseball print...

Item #638260

May 08, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 



* Great 19th century baseball print



The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full ... See More  

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637847

The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #637847

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871



* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints




Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the... See More  

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637673

Aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #637673

November 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871  The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a halfpg. as well.

The doublepage centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by... See More  

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637472

Thomas Nast print... "Our Centennial" prints... Bird's Eye view of Philadelphia...

Item #637472

May 27, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1876  Full front page: 'The Centennial: The Rush for Rooms at the Philadelphia Hotels'; Four full page scenes on the "Our Centennial" including 'The Plan of the Grounds & Buildings'; Full page Thomas Nast: 'The Lion (U.S.G.) Not In Love - Went To Clip, But Was Clipper'.

The four-panel "Bird's Eye ... See More  

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636881

First appearance together of the Democratic donkey & Republican elephant...

Item #636881

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 27, 1879  An ideal issue for any political junkie as it contains the famous Thomas Nast print with the first appearance together of the Republican elephant & Democratic donkey. Thomas Nast was the creator of these two famous political symbols making this a very significant print. The caption reads: "Stranger Things Have Happened."

The balanc... See More  

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636875

Nice collection of Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #636875
HARPER'S WEEKLY lot of 7 issues of the 1870's-1880's each with a full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, and other Nast or non-Nast prints inside. A blend of 1st rate and better than 2nd rate issues. A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
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$98.00
636856

Thomas Nast print... Italy... Vicksburg...

Item #636856

July 14, 1866

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1866 Dblpgctrfld. has five illustrations, two rather large showing: 'Vicksburg, from the Old Spanish Fort' and 'Natchez on the Hill', plus 3 other scenes. Small scene shows: 'Negro in Stocks: A Scene in Florida' and 'Sunday Amusements at New Orleans--Duel at the Half-Way House'. Full page "The Uprising of Italy" by T... See More  

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$34.00

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$18.00
636841

Displayable issue on the republican elephant...

Item #636841

March 08, 1884

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1884 



* Displayable Republican elephant print

* Illustrator Thomas Nast engraving

* Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana




For a political junkie--and a Republican--this could be the best Harper's Weekly for display as the entire front page print is captioned: "The Sacred Elephant. this Animal is Sure to Win, if it is only kept pure &... See More  

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636218

The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #636218

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871



* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints




Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the... See More  

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634812

Homer print... Nast Emancipation illustration... Slave auction...

Item #634812

January 24, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 



* Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes

* Winslow Homer print

* Print of a slave pen - great contrast with the emancipation-themed print


* Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia



This issue contains a full page by Winslow Homer: "Winter Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut", and ... See More  

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633421

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #633421

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.

Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: &qu... See More  

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