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222970

Fingerprint identification...

Item #222970

August 18, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 18, 1888  Among the articles are: "Cold Storage on Shipboard" "Refrigerating Machine" "Apparatus for Extracting Water of Condensation" "Instantaneous Photographs" "South Front of the Laboratory of the Marine Biological Association, on the Citadel Hill, Plymouth" and much more.

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$43.00
177426

History of "Harper's Weekly"....

Item #177426

January 05, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1907  There is a front page illustration: "Thomas Nast, The Illustrious Cartoonist of "Harper's Weekly," Whose Genius Overthrew the Tweed "Ring," And for Years Waged a Memorable Fight in the Country's Political Warfare" by C. De Grimm. This issue is mostly made of articles about past issues of "Harper
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222921

Josiah P. Cooke...

Item #222921

December 10, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, December 10, 1887
 
* Tarante, Italy
* Josiah Parsons Cooke
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for some damage which occurs on all pages in the top left-hand corner: the absence of a triangular piece measuring 1/2 by 3 and a 1 inch tear) and contains illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inven
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222918

The Eiffel Tower...

Item #222918

February 25, 1905

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT: February 25, 1905.



* The Eiffel Tower
* Lace-Making Machine
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for a small spot of staining along the right-hand side of the front page) and contains illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including:  "Wireless Telegraphy Experi
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222917

Yellowstone National Park...

Item #222917

January 03, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT: January 3, 1903.



* Yellowstone National Park
* The Rhinoceros Adder
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for a small spot of staining along the right-hand side of the front page) and contains illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including:  "Yellowstone Geysers", &qu
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222914

The Opening of the New East River Bridge...

Item #222914

December 19, 1903

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT: December 19, 1903.
 
* The Opening of the New East River Bridge
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for a one inch tear along the seam on the front page) and contains illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including:  "The Opening of the New East River Bridge", "Longitudin
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222913

The 'Subway' of Paris...

Item #222913

July 12, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 12, 1902
 
* The 'Subway' of Paris
* Manfucturing Anchor Chains
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations/text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day including:  "The Manufacture of Fifty-Ton Anchor Chains at Lebanon, Pennsylvania", &q
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177425

Panama Canal...

Item #177425

December 29, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1906   There is a front page illustration, "'Constructions of the Constitution will be Found to Vest the Power Where it will be Exercised--In the National Government'" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "Two of the Photographs, Dealing with the Vital Question of the Sanitation of the Canal Zone, Whic... See More  

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177423

Henry Mills Alden's 70th Birthday... Mark Twain....

Item #177423

December 15, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906  This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo
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177422

The President in Panama....

Item #177422

December 08, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1906  There is a front page photo, "The President Steam-Shoveling for Facts at Panama" by Underwood & Underwood. There are photos of "An Example of President Roosevelt's Method of Getting in Touch With the Work"; "The President Quizzing Foremen Whom he Called up Beside the Steam-Shovel at Pedro Mi... See More  

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177420

Arctic Whaling....

Item #177420

November 24, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1906  There is a front page illustration, "Seeing Porto Rico" by W. A . Rogers. There is an article and photos of "The Hidden Tragedies of the Arctic Whaling Fleet" by Robert Dunn. There is another article with photos of "The President's Barge of State, The Battle-Ship "Louisiana" by Thomas M. D... See More  

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222806

Svante August Arrhenius...

Item #222806

February 18, 1911

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 18 1911



* Svante August Arrhenius
* The Common House-Fly


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Plowing Six Furrows at Once", "Svante August Arrhenius", "The Proposed Extension of the pier-Line in the Port of
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222799

Secrets to producing Ben Hur on Broadway...

Item #222799

August 25, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 25, 1900   This issue contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Some of the Stage Mechanism of the Production of 'Ben Hur' at the Broadway Theater, New York", "Super-Heated Water Motor, Showing Arrangement of Tanks and Compound Engines", "The New Paris Undergrou
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222793

Suspension bridge over the Ohio River...

Item #222793

April 03, 1869

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 3, 1869 



* Suspension Bridge over the Ohio River
* Kerosene lamp



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Soule's Simultaneous-Movement Velocipede", "Suspension Bridge Over the Ohio River, Connecting Ohio With Kentuck
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222791

Whaling on the Long Island coast...

Item #222791

January 09, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 9, 1886



* Predecessor of the dump truck
* Whaling on the Long Island coast



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "Whales Recently Taken Near Long Island", "A New Steam Carriage", "Insect Destroyer", and &quo
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177399

Harvard wins boat-race over Yale...

Item #177399

July 14, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1906  There is a front page illustration, "An Unforeseen Expense" by George McEvoy. Another illustration of "The Visual Quality of New York's Central Backbone" by Vernon Hown Bailey. "The New White House" includes both an article and photos. Photos of "A Royal Automobilist"; "The Largest Vessel... See More  

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177398

John D. Rockefeller....

Item #177398

July 07, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1906 There is a front page photo, "The New Governor of Ohio." "America's Unofficial Independence Day" by H. Addinton Bruce includes both an article and photos. A photo of Mr. Rockefeller with "The Weight of His Millions off his Mind" and "Whale-Catching by Cable." A photo of "A Transfer of B... See More  

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177397

Yale and Harvard preparing for varsity race this week....

Item #177397

June 30, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1906  There is a front page photo, " Circling the Capitol Dome in an Air-Ship." Photos of "Deputies to Russia's Epoch-Making Parliament"; an article on "Financial Progress in Japan" with views from Jacob H. Schiff and a photo of "Two Hundred Feet of Girls and Daisies." A West-Indian Cruise"... See More  

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177396

Attempted Assassination of the King and Queen of Spain....

Item #177396

June 23, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1906 There is a front page photo, "The Attempted Assassination of the King and Queen of Spain." "The Fault, The Visible Cause of the California Earthquake" by Herman Whitaker includes both an article and photos. Photos titled "The Fight on Mount Dajo." There is a double page photo, "An Instantaneous Phot... See More  

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222755

Creating cars...

Item #222755

January 11, 1913

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 11, 1913



* Diagram of a gasoline tank
* The making of cars



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: a full color front page illustration of workers making cars, "The Future Car", "The Spreader Room of a Rubber Factory",
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177394

Metropolitan Golf Championships....

Item #177394

June 09, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1906  There is a front page photo, "The Royal Wedding in Spain." There is an article, "America's New Silver City" by Starr Bullock; and photos of "Edison's Quest and his Travelling Laboratory" and an article, "How the Great Marathon Race was Won" by Joseph W. Spencer, N.Y.A.C. "The Victo... See More  

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222753

Graphite mining...

Item #222753

January 08, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1910



* Graphite Mining
* Automatic Railway Safety Stop


This 16 page issue is in nice condition (except for a small piece missing in the upper left hand corner of the front page measuring 3/4 by 1/2 inches) and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "The Speed of an Aeropl
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222748

The projector...

Item #222748

January 01, 1910

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 1, 1910



* Training St. Bernards
* Projector


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text including: "Inhaling Oxygen to Increase Muscular Energy", "An Automatic Apparatus for Projecting Pictures", "An Apparatus for Producing Local H
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177391

The Remains of San Francisco after Tragedy...

Item #177391

May 19, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1906  There is a front page photo, "All That Remains of the Elaborately Decorated Chapel at Leland Stanford University". There is an article, "The Human Drama at San Francisco" by Herman Whitaker, and many photos of the San Francisco Catastrophe. There is "Temporary "Homesites" in Golden Gate Park for Thousands of Refug... See More  

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222671

Optical lantern & electric lamp...

Item #222671

January 20, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 20, 1894 Ftpg. has three illus: "New Optical Lantern And Electric Lamp", the device, according to the article inside, could be used in photo-lithography and copying, micro photography, for theatrical effects & any application where artificial light was desired. Article includes an illus. of a "Dissolving View Lantern".

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177386

Niagara Falls and Power Companies....

Item #177386

April 07, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1906  Front page illustration "Pardners" by Frank Wing; "The Crime Against Niagara" by Orrin E. Dunlap; photos of "Niagara and the Power Companies"; "The Missionary and the African Savage" by H. W. Nevinson; photos of "England's Strenuous Suffragists--The Recent Arr... See More  

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177384

School for Auto-Drivers....

Item #177384

March 24, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 24, 1906  Front page illustration ""Those are only to Look at"" by W. A. Rogers; "The United States at Algeciras" by Sydney Brooks; "In the Name of the American Bison" by Ernest Harold Baynes; "The Extermination of Six Hundred Moro Outlaws"; "Scenes Connected with New York'... See More  

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222561

Egyptian war chariot... Yachts in the America's Cup race...

Item #222561

October 14, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1899  The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" showing the 'Columbia' and the 'Shamrock' with more photos & a related article inside. Inside also has a photo of: "An Electric Demi-Coach", an early automobile, and one of an Egyptian war chariot.

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222559

Explosion on the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad...

Item #222559

January 17, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 17, 1891



* New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad
* Photography
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Explosion of a Locomotive on the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad", "Portable Foot Bridge",
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222504

Adams' blinders for bridles...

Item #222504

September 17, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 17, 1887



* Adams' blinders for horse bridles
* A Ceylon surf boat
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: Illustrations of the new American War Ship Chicago", "Adams' Blinder Attachment for Bridles", "H. B. Wil
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222478

Electro-dynamic fields...

Item #222478

April 28, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 28, 1888

 
* Electro-Dynamic Fields
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, most of which pertain to the latest inventions of the day, with accompanying text including: "The Crown Prince of Germany - Prince William and His Son", "m Estrande's High Speed Locomotive",
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222446

The new four-track masonry bridge...

Item #222446

May 07, 1904

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York,  May 7, 1904



* The Four-Track Masonry Bridge
* The Ginseng Root



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, most of which pertain to the latest inventions of the day, with accompanying text including: New Four-Track Masonry Bridge of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company Across the Susquehanna River",
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222440

Airplanes and airships...

Item #222440

August 18, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 18, 1906



* The electric railroad
* Aeroplanes and Airships
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "The Electric Car Equipment the Long Island Railroad", and "Recent Aeroplanes and Airships in France" and more.



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221332

Pneumatic Telegraph System...

Item #221332

February 14, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 14, 1885.



* Western Union
* Pneumatic Telegraph System
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: Pneumatic System of the Western Union Telegraph Company - Tricycle - arial war vessel - Rail Mill engines - Aquatic velocipe
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221328

Firefighting Print, 1899...

Item #221328

February 25, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York City, New York, February 25, 1899

 

* Early Firefighting Print



Full front page: The Blizzard Of 1899--Hard Work Of The Fire Department In Responding To The Frequent Alarms.--Drawn By T. De Thulstrup. Related article inside: The Recent Storm. Other photos and prints with text throughout.

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221006

Coca Cola founder death in 1929....

Item #221006

March 13, 1929

KENTUCKY TIMES-STAR, March 13, 1929.



* Coca Cola founder dies - Coke
* 1st report of his death




This 44 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on page 17: "Candler's Life Romance of American Business" with subhead: "Death Ends Career of Soft Drink Manufacturer". Other news of the day throughout. Some browning with some margin wea
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177369

The Wright brothers fly!

Item #177369

January 30, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1904  Near the back is an article marking perhaps the most significant development of the 20th century, that being manned flight. Note this issue is the month following the Wright brothers first flight at Kitty Hawk.
The article is headed: "Progress of Science - The Problem of Flight" and the text includes: "...In a test
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220489

Streetcar elevator in 1875...

Item #220489

February 27, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 27, 1875  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: System of Railway Switches and Signals - Hudson River TunnelWater Injector & much more, with related text.

 

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220484

Passenger Locomotive in 1885.......

Item #220484

May 16, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1885.    



Passenger Locomotive - New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Standard Passenger Locomotive - Sash Cord Fastener - Carpet Stretcher - Railroad Grip - Gas Eng
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220148

FDNY in 1887...

Item #220148

July 30, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 30, 1887.    



New York City Fire Department Headquarters



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: "New Headquarters of the Fire Department of New York", "Tobacco Pipe", "Feed Cooker", "
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219697

1874 Chicago, Illinois...

Item #219697

December 19, 1874

INDUSTRIAL AGE, Chicago, Dec. 19, 1874.

 

* Uncommon Title from Chicago, Illinois



Mostly topical reports, a few literary items and some ads. A volume II issue of this uncommon title. Some of the headlines include: "On Invention" "Chippawa Falls & Eau Claire Railroad" and much more. A few minor edge tears.
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219661

Fire Fighting Tank 1873...

Item #219661

March 08, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 8, 1873.



* Fire Tank Water System



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Self Acting Fire Tank, Tell Tale Clock, Bottle Stopper, Diamond Stone Saw, & More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very
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219529

New York Trade Schools in 1885...

Item #219529

March 28, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 28, 1885.



* New York Trade Schools


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: The New York Trade Schools - Artificial Ear Drum - Hand Propeller For Boats - Shearing Machine - Columbia Two Track Tricycle & More.
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219395

Submarine Telescope in 1843...

Item #219395

December 21, 1843

PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER AND NATIONAL GAZETTE, Dec. 21, 1843.

 

* Submarine Telescope invention

* Used for boat inspection




Page 2 has an interesting report about The Sub-Marine Telescope which used a camphine lamp placed in a glass globe, and sunk in the water. This allowed a person on the deck of a boat to examine the hull, plus other details. Says the instrument was invented by Sara
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219332

Ferry Boat Bergen in 1888....

Item #219332

December 08, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 8, 1888



* The Screw Ferry Boat Bergen
 
This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Ferry Boat Bergen - Slotting Machine - Speed Indicator - movable Batteries - Pendulumbs & More. These illustrations also have text that goes al
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219145

Girard Avenue Bridge Philadelphia in 1873....

Item #219145

May 24, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 24, 1873.



* Girard Avenue bridge in Philadelphia Pennsylvania 



This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions and/or prints: Girard Avenue bridge - Hat & Coat Hook - Railway Signal - Iron Bridge construction & Much More. These i
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216171

Military field hospital in 1886....

Item #216171

June 26, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1886  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: PORTABLE BARRACK AND FIELD HOSPITAL - HAND TRUCK - TOOL GRINDER - PUNCHING PRESS - WOOD WOOL MACHINE  & much more.

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215318

Robert Fulton 1807 Invention....

Item #215318

July 23, 1807

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1807

 

* Robert Fulton invention



Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
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177336

Mark Twain Content.... West Point Football..

Item #177336

December 23, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1905 Front page illustration "Uncle Sam's Christmas Dream" by W. A. Rogers; The Reign of Terror in Odessa; Mutiny of the Russian Sailors at Cronstadt; The Indian Tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales; The Spirit of Football at West Point; The Disaster to the British Steamship "Hilda," in Which Nearly a Hundred Lives Were Lost; ... See More  

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177335
Item #177335

December 16, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1905 Front page Story, The Hold Up, illustrated by Stanley Arthurs; "Brought Along by the INvitation Committee, All Dabbled Over With Flour" by Stanley Arthurs; Multiple Stories; "Not Coming Home This Christmas..." by Margaret Eckerson; Miss Virginia's Christmas, Written by Harriet Spofford; and other advertisements... See More  

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