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587238

Primarily a horse racing newspaper...

Item #587238

December 15, 1860

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 15, 1860  This was a sporting-themed newspaper, however at this point in its career this newspaper was primarily about horse racing to the exclusion of most other sports. One article is headed: "Lexington Races & Fair".

Twelve pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
585379

Victor Hugo death....

Item #585379

May 23, 1885

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, May 23, 1885



* Victor Hugo death (1st report)



The front page has one column headlines that include: "VICTOR HUGO DEAD", "After a Painful Illness the Famous Author Joins the Silent Majority", "His Demise Causes a Widespread Gloom Over Parisian Social and Political Circles" and more. 1st report coverage on the death of famous... See More  

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583197

Themed on horse racing...

Item #583197

October 06, 1900

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES & SPORTSMAN, New York, October 6, 1900 



* Horse racing



The subtitle is: "A Chronicle of Racing, Trotting, Field Sports, Aquatics, Athletics, and the Stage." But most of the content is taken up with horse-racing items. Complete in twenty pages and in very nice condition.

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581616

Frontier life and Sporting scenes in America...

Item #581616

March 27, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 27, 1858 The front page of the issue contains a large illustration "The East Gate - Canton". Within the issue is: "The New Ministry"; "Expedition to the Andaman Islands"; "Cultivation of Arrow-Root at D'Urban, Port Natal"; "Frontier Life in America" and "Sporting Scenes in America". Other il... See More  

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577940

A pre-Civil War sport's periodical...

Item #577940

February 13, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 13, 1858 



* Pre Civil War sport's periodical



Subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." with the masthead featuring a decorative sporting theme (see). Among the articles included are; "A Winter In southern Florida" "Wild Sports In India" "Hunters and Game in South-W... See More  

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574795

Chess...

Item #574795

April 04, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 4, 1857.



* Chess




As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled:  "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More  

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571441

Baseball... Horseracing... Pirates...

Item #571441

August 12, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES,  New York,  August 12, 1865  The front page of this issue features an article concerning horse racing under the heading "Sports of the Turf".  Additional headlines include:



"The Grand Two-Mile Race for Three-Year Olds", "Revenue Colt of Baltimore and Winner of the Purse", "The Second Race of Mile Heats", "The Lexin... See More  

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571043

Baseball... Elephant hunting... Cockfighting...

Item #571043

April 11, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 11, 1857  As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II issue of a very early sporting publication. An article "Base Ball" has the announcement of the elected officers for the Excelsior Base Ball Club of Brooklyn. Another page features an article on "Elepha... See More  

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570404

Thanksgiving Day... Turkey shooting...

Item #570404

November 19, 1859

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, November 19, 1859 (print only)



This is a single-page print illustration entitled "Sports in America. -- Shooting Turkeys for Thanksgiving-Day". This is done in a duo-tone format.



This measures approximately 15.5 x 11 and has scattered lite staining. See photos.

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570403

Thanksgiving Day... Turkey shooting...

Item #570403

November 19, 1859

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, November 19, 1859 (print only)



This is a single-page print illustration entitled "Sports in America. -- Shooting Turkeys for Thanksgiving-Day". This is done in a duo-tone format.



This measures approximately 15.5 x 11 and has scattered lite staining. See photos.

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564914

Lengthy report of a baseball game...

Item #564914

August 28, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 28, 1867 



* Post Civil War baseball 



The back page has an uncommonly lengthy article headed: "Out Door Sports" "Base Ball--Union of Morrisania vs. Eckfords, of Williamsburgh" followed by a smaller report of another game (see). Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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562111

The Orleans Drinking Club...

Item #562111

September 25, 1847

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., September 25, 1847 



* Uncommon sport's related periodical
 



Described in the masthead as: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." Inside has the summaries and scores of two cricket matches, plus the lyrics of the "Song Of The "Orleans Drinking Club".



Other topics throughout. Some foxing ... See More  

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561999

Early post Civil War baseball... Philadelphia Athletics...

Item #561999

September 17, 1867

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 17, 1867



* Early post Civil war baseball

* Philadelphia Athletics




Page 2 has a report headed: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball--Athletic of Philadelphia, vs. Atlantic, of Brooklyn" with reports on 2 games (see). The first notes:



* It is not an over-estimate in placing the assemblage at 20,000 gathered at the Union Ball Grounds yes
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561997

Post Civil War baseball...

Item #561997

July 07, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 7, 1866



* Early baseball

* Post Civil War




The back page has over half a column of baseball reports under the heading: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball" with reports on 3 games (see).



Other news of the day, complete in 8 pages, great condition.

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555212

Chess... Volume one issue...

Item #555212

January 24, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, January 24, 1857



* Early chess

* Sports




Described in the masthead as: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." A volume I issue (number 21). Columns inside include: "Our Chess Department" & "The Ladies' Column".



Other topics with much on various sports through out this 16 page issue that ... See More  

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554727
Item #554727

September 17, 1881

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, September 17, 1881.  The famous folio-size newspaper with the large graphics. The frontpage features an illustration entitled "Opening of the Dramatic Season 1881 - 82". Other illustrations within the issue include "A Saxon Housewife in the middle Ages"; "A Letter for Papa"; "Sports of the Season"; and "Driving Sketches... See More  

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553731

Wrestling a bear... Niagara Falls...

Item #553731

January 15, 1848

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, dated January 15, 1848



* Uncommon sporting title



Interesting articles include: "A Winter Jaunt To Niagara Falls" "Camp Hunting In Mississippi" & "Wrestling With A Bear"



and more. Area of staining in the outer margin, lite foxing, otherwise nice. 12 pages.

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551968

Concerning the remains of John Wilkes Booth...

Item #551968

September 19, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, NY, September 19, 1867 



* John Wilkes Booth 

* Mother's wish denied 




Page 5 has a report from Baltimore: "The Government Refuse to Give the Remains of Wilkes Booth to His Brother"



The Report reads: "Mr. Edwin Booth...has made application again for the remains of his brother, pleading...that his mother, being very aged, craves the dead body... See More  

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549989

Early baseball...

Item #549989

October 02, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, October 2, 1865 



* Early baseball 

* Post civil war reporting 




On the front page under "Connecticut" is a report: "Yale versus Wesleyan--Base Ball Match between the Two Colleges--Fine Game--Success of Yale--Remarks & Observations"



Includes a summary and the box score. Summary also talks about the success of Yale, exclusive of spor... See More  

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549713

the game of "Wicket"...

Item #549713

February 14, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., February 14, 1857 



* Uncommon sports related issue 



An inside page has two letters concerning the game of "Wicket". Includes a small diagram of the ground plan. Another page has an article: "Snipe-Shooting On The Down Jersey' Marshes."



Much more. A volume I issue.16 pages in good condition.... See More  

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547561

Baseball...

Item #547561

August 28, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 28, 1867  The back page of this issue has: "Out-Door Sports", "Base Ball--Unions, of Morrisania vs. Eckfords, of Williamsburgh". Has a summary of the game, mentioning in part: "The batting of Aiken, Austin and Birdsall, was the tallest kind, while Goldie and Martin made a home run each by long hits to the centre field, the formers strike being a t... See More  

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547457

Baseball...

Item #547457

August 12, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES,  August 12, 1865  The front page of this issue features an article concerning horse racing under the heading "Sports of the Turf".  Additional headlines include: "The Grand Two-Mile Race for Three-Year Olds", "Revenue Colt of Baltimore and Winner of the Purse", "The Second Race of Mile Heats", "The Lexington Horse Lexicon ... See More  

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544660

Civil War era boxing and chess...

Item #544660

May 24, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 24, 1862.



* Boxing

* Chess




This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "The Ring in England" features the "Conclusion of a Fight Between Gannon and Hatton".  An additional subhead discusses a fight between Cook and Kenny.



Another article found within this issue and en... See More  

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544497

Chess..

Item #544497

March 28, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, March 28, 1857.



* Chess




As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume 1 issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled:  "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More  

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538693

Playing cards...

Item #538693

November 13, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Nov. 13, 1870.

 

* Early poker cards manufacturing



Page 6 article: 



* Playing Cards 

* How and Where They are Made, and How Many--Cards of Different Countries--Extend of Card Manufacture in This Country--Things Not Generally Known. 

Takes about 1 3/4 columns. 



Other news of the day includes: "Yellow Fever" "Crimes and Criminals&q... See More  

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538636
Item #538636

June 15, 1869

NEW-YORK TIMES, June 15, 1869.



* Pennsylvania coal mine riots

* Carbon County
 



Front page report: 



* Coal Miners Riot 

* A Superintendent Killed and Another Man Severely Injured in Carbon County, Pennsylvania--Property Destroyed.
 

Occurred at Black Mountain, Carbon County.



Other news of the day includes: "Lynching In Virginia" "The Alabama&quo... See More  

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214868

Chess Player's Chronicle...

Early sports and theater - 1847...

Item #214868
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, newspaper from New York City, dated in 1847. There is much reporting on sports of the day, as this newspaper is subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Agriculture, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." An interesting feature is the back page which contains a column titled "Chess Player's Chronicle" which illustrates a particular chess situation, plus o... See More  

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212184

Great baseball advertisement....

Item #212184

September 05, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, September 5, 1874   The photos shows the back page ad for Peck & Snyder's sporting goods. Described as a Sportsmans Emporium and as ... authorized Designers, Manufacturers, and Leaders of Base-Ball Fashions..., the business was located at 126 Nassau Street in New York. Of particular interest is the main graphic for the professional
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211867

Lajoie was drunk...debut of Roger Bresnahan...

Item #211867

October 12, 1897

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, Aug. 28, 1897 On pg. 16 under SPORTS is a detailed summary  and the box score of a game between the Phillies and Pirates. Napoleon Lajoie, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame (the Hall of Shame on this day!), arrived at the game drunk, as revealed in the summary: First baseman Lajoie was not only late in reporting for duty yesterday afternoon, but when he did ar... See More  

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211068

Comedian William Evans Burton Death In 1860...

Item #211068

February 11, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 11, 1860 Page 7 has: Obituary William Evans Burton, Comedian. Quite a lengthy obituary of this famous comic actor. Other news of the day includes: "The Gale On Thursday Night" "The Most Violent Hurricane Experienced for Several Years" "Sporting" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. 12 pages in good condition.

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177032

Great Fire In Honolulu...

Item #177032

February 17, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 17, 1900  Colored doublepaged centerfold "A Winter's Night On Broadway" by Everett Shinn. The funeral of General Henry W. L.awton; The Kentucky Insurrection; The Great Fire in Honolul; The Boer War and numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.

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203605

Post Civil War baseball game with box scores....

Item #203605

June 16, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 16, 1865 Page 5 has: "Out-Door Sports" " Base Ball" "Philadelphia Vs. Brooklyn". The summary mentions "a bevy of the fair ones" at the match and that "...with the crowd, the field of players in uniform, and the...banners on...flag-staffs on the grounds...the scene was picturesque in the extreme." About the game it mentions:... See More  

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203603

Post Civil War baseball game with box score....

Item #203603

July 15, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1865 The bkpg. has: " Out-Door Sports" " Base Ball" which includes a summary and box score of a game between the Atlantic and Gotham clubs. Mentions a crowd of "...at least 4000, every seat on the platforms being occupied-a large delegation of the fair sex being present..." Mentions, to the crowds disappointment, the absence of " C. S... See More  

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153555

A sporting newspaper from before the Civil War...

Item #153555

February 20, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 20, 1858  An early sporting journal with a variety of sports-related reports, but also literature and stage-related content. Front page has letter II of: "A Winter In Southern Florida". Inside includes: "'Game' in Georgia" "Should a Tax be Placed Upon Dogs" "The Camel Expedition" which was in the ... See More  

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153447

Early sports newspaper...

Item #153447

February 06, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 6, 1858  Early sporting journal described in the masthead as: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". Has 16 pgs., occasional foxing.

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153282

An early sports newspaper...

Item #153282

January 12, 1856

SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 12, 1856  Described in the masthead as "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this issue also has "The Carrier's Address To The Patrons Of The New York "Spirit Of The Times." A few traces of foxing, otherwise in nice condition.

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152221

Item #152221

July 09, 1890

THE WEEK'S SPORT, New York, July 9, 1890 "A Journal Devoted to the Sports & Amusements of Amateurs" Has a full title page which is very ornate and shows several sports. Inked: "Sample Copy" on the cover. Upper corner clipped off, edge wear, 16 pages, quarto-size. Very uncommon.

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174154

The Molly Maguires... hung at Mauch Chunk and Pottville, PA...

Item #174154

July 07, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast illus: 'Foully Murdered' shows Miss Liberty in a morgue. Fullpg: 'The Manhattan Abattoir' shows 7 scenes of the meat-packing industry. halfpg: 'St. John, Brunswick' 3/4pg: 'Sporting In Manitoba' shows 4 hunting & fishing scenes.

Inside has a brief report on the noteworthy hanging of 11 "Molly Maguires"... See More  

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174404

A sporting tour of China...

Item #174404

November 22, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1879  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Eve After Adam's Death." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late General Hooker" and "The Late Senator Chandler." 1/2 pg. portrait of "Jacob Abbott." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Now Then, Butt Away." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "The Rough is Re... See More  

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175512

Las Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico...

Item #175512

June 28, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1890  Great fullpg: "Las Vegas Hot Springs, New Mexico" shows 6 scenes & is displayable. Nice fullpg: "American Sportsmen & Sporting Clubs in Canada" shows many scenes with a feature scene on fishing. Fullpg: "The Recruit & His Training at Davids Island."



Note: The Supplement, when present, has: "The Roa... See More  

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153266

With sports reporting...

Item #153266
BELL'S LIFE IN LONDON, & SPORTING CHRONICLE, London, 1828  An interesting four page newspaper with a wide range of content, including news of the day and various sporting events. Several illustrations within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 16 by 24 inches, wear at edges, li... See More  

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172092
Item #172092

October 17, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1857  The front page illustration of "Alexander Grant, Fireman of the 'Central America'" accompanies the article entitled "Alexander Grant, the Man Who Couldn't Be Drowned". Two illustrations inside pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including "What Steenburger Saw in the Harem" and "G... See More  

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175150

General Logan's funeral...

Item #175150

January 08, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1887  Fullpg. print: "A Lumber Raft" & "Burning of the Temple Theatre at Philadelphia" is a dramatic fire-fighting scene. Fullpg: "Field Trial of Sporting Dogs at High Point, North Carolina" is a good hunting scene. Full page print: "The Funeral of General Logan--The Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol&q... See More  

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174102

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

Item #174102

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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173212

Opening Race Jerome Park (of Belmont Stakes fame)...

Item #173212

June 27, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1868  Front 2/3 page illustration by Thomas Nast is of "The Political Niagara." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "Duel Between Colored Men Near Savannah, Georgia" which features an accompanying article. A 2/3 page illustration of "King Theodore, as He Lay Dead at Magala, April 13, 1868." A doublepage centerfold containi... See More  

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175920

The Elmira Reformatory...

Item #175920

May 26, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1894  Full front page illus. of: "We Are Not Tired." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "New York's Constitutional Convention."; full pg. illus. of "The Khojak Tunnel."; full pg. of illus. of "Holy Week with the Penitentes of New Mexico."

Several pages of illus. pertaining to "The Soldier-Dead." Full pg.... See More  

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151606

Item #151606

November 09, 1856

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES ,Nov. 9,1856 An early sporting journal subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." Taking nearly a fullpg. inside are the lyrics and music for the "Lager Bier Song." Small tears at the top affect each leaf, otherwise good.

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175916

Coxey's Army at Washington...

Item #175916

May 12, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1894  Front full pg. illus. of "The Original 'Coxey Army'." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "'General' Coxey Escorted from the Capitol." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Coxey's Army Approaching Washington, April 30th."

Full pg. of illus. of "Cincinnati and Its Music Festivals." full pg. of portraits of "... See More  

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172072

The Holy Laands & much more...

Item #172072

August 08, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857   Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More  

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173868

Wild Boar Hunt... The international rifle match...

Item #173868

October 10, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 10, 1874 Full ftpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' shows the men involved, plus other scenes. Fullpg: 'The Intl. Rifle Match' dblpgctrfld: 'A Wild Boar Hunt in Olden Time' fullpg: 'The Fall River Disaster' shows 3 scenes of the terrible fire.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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