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663974

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

Item #663974

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




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 ... See More  

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$160.00
663973

Nast print: Lincoln invites Confederates to the Christmas table...

Item #663973

December 31, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 31, 1864  The full front page shows children in a bedroom playing with Christmas gifts and toys while the parents watch from the doorway.

The very ornate doublepage centerfold (tipped-in) by Thomas Nast is titled: "The Union Christmas Dinner" and shows President Lincoln welcoming Confederates to dinner, with a long table in the background and
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663928

First American newspaper publication of a Sherlock Holmes story...

Item #663928

January 14, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1893  The prime content is certainly the 2+ page publication of:  "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - The Adventures of the Card-Board Box" by Arthur Conan Doyle. This was the very first appearance of a Sherlock Holmes story in any American periodical. Note that above the masthead is: "A Story By S. Conan Doyle, Complete In This Num... See More  

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663880

Lincoln's famous letter to Greeley... Homer centerfold...

Item #663880

September 06, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862  The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles.

Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being hi... See More  

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663871

Early Winslow Homer print: Skating in Boston...

Item #663871

March 12, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859  An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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$43.00
663859

Emancipation Proclamation & battle of Antietam...

Item #663859

October 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 4, 1862  Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" whi... See More  

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663061

A great double page print of Abraham Lincoln holding a flag...

Item #663061

October 01, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 1, 1864  The front page shows: "General Warren Extending & Fortifying His Lines Across the Weldon Railroad". Inside has a full page: "The Halt" by Thomas Nast; a full page: "General Sherman's Victory--Rebel Prisoners Being conducted to Atlanta From Jonesborough"; a half pg: "Destruction of Cars by General Hood P... See More  

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662898

Two Winslow Homer prints, including a centerfold...

Item #662898

January 05, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861  The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".

Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More  

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662897

Nice New Year's prints... Plan for a "submarine railway" between England & France...

Item #662897

January 02, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858  The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.

Interesting article with two illust... See More  

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$32.00

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662798

George Armstrong Custer takes the entire front page... African-American soldiers...

Item #662798

March 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1864 



* General George Armstrong Custer

* Other Civil War illustrations

* Nice item for display




The entire front page is taken up with a great print captioned: "Brigadier General George A. Custer" showing him leading a charge on horseback, brandishing his sword. There is a related article inside. Minor rubbing at the central fold here... See More  

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662738

Chicago in ruins...

Item #662738

November 04, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here).

A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: &... See More  

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$74.00

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$38.00
662734

Women's Suffrage: the suffragist parade of 1912...

Item #662734

May 11, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1912  This issue has two parts, the typical first 16 pages (called Part I), and the woman's suffrage-themed supplement (called Part II). 
Part 1 includes an political cartoon: "The Representative American Citizen?" by Kemble. Also a fullpg. with 6 photos relating to the recovery of bodies from the Titanic; a halfpg. photo of a l
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662683

Early 1933 King Kong advertisement...

Item #662683

February 28, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1933  



* Early newspaper advertisement

* King Kong, the movie for opening day




Page 15 has an advertisement for the movie King King, appearing two days prior to  the movie making it's premiere at Radio City Music Hall. A great addition for any movie memorabilia collection. The advertisement measures 7 by 6 inches.

Great to have this advertisem... See More  

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662533

Displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #662533

December 30, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1865 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




This issue features a great doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand. One of the better Nast Santa Claus prints and... See More  

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662531

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662531

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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$35.00
662530

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662530

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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$34.00
662529

Selling Christmas greens in Richmond, Virginia... Thomas Nast prints...

Item #662529

December 25, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1875  Front full pg. illus. of" "Selling Christmas Greens - A Scene in Richmond, Virginia." Inside is a full pg. Thomas Nast illus: "J. G. B. Jun., In His Property Room." Two one-quarter pg. portraits of: "The Hon. Michael C. Kerr" and "The Rev. Dr. W.E. M'Laren."; one-third pg. portrait of: "J. Ross... See More  

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662528

Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #662528

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hang... See More  

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$300.00
662527

Great Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #662527

December 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Dec. 29, 1866  Certainly the prime feature is the great Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "Santa Claus & His Works" which includes over a dozen vignettes, eight of which show Santa Claus.  The central print is nice, showing Santa Claus filling stockings by a fireplace.

Other prints in the issue as well, several shown in the photos.

Th... See More  

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662526

Santa Claus by Thomas Nast... "The New Comer...", by F.S. Church...

Item #662526

January 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 



* 2 Thomas Nast prints

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church.

There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a f... See More  

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$188.00
662525

Marking out Santa's route from the North Pole, by Thomas Nast...

Item #662525

December 19, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 



* Thomas Nast

* Christmas




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable.

Other prints as well, several shown in the photos.

The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condit... See More  

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$145.00
662524

Thomas Nast Santa...

Item #662524

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 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." Various other pr... See More  

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662520

With the Christmas front wrapper...

Item #662520

December 11, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS, New York, Dec.11, 1909  Rare to find this issue with the front outer wrapper showing a young girl near the fireplace. Green & black ink, with a library stamp at the bottom margin.

There is a wealth of Christmas-related prints within, some in color, but the best being the doublepage centerfold: "The Christmas Tree Ship".

The complete issue with t... See More  

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662518

W.A. Rogers print of Santa Claus...

Item #662518

December 06, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1902 



* William Allen Rogers

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The front page is a ice duo-tone print by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing Santa Claus atop a chimney, with reindeer.

A wealth of Christmas-related prints within, a few in full color, too many to list here. See the photos.

Complete in 98 pages, ... See More  

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$152.00
662517

Rare Maxfield Parrish wrapper & F.S. Church Christmas centerfold...

Item #662517

December 18, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY - CHRISTMAS, New York, December 18, 1897  Quite rare to find this issue with the desirable Maxfield Parrish outer wrapper still present.

The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full ... See More  

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662516

Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish Christmas cover...

Item #662516

December 14, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS,  Dec. 14, 1895  Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front wrapper which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact.

Although the prints within pale in comparison, they inclu... See More  

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662515

With the rare, color outer wrappers...

Item #662515

December 15, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1894  A rare issue as it still contains the very decorative, two-color front wrapper showing Santa Claus, and noting: "Christmas 1894". The back wrapper is present as well.

Within, the full front pg. is an illus. of: "The Holy Family." Inside has a full pg. illus: "How Santa Claus Comes in Canada." which is by the fame... See More  

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662334

Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #662334

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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661876

The Lincoln assassination & funeral, illustrated...

Item #661876

May 06, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.

The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the U... See More  

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661842

Displayable football print...

Item #661842

November 05, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1881  The prime print in this issue is the doublepage centerfold, which is one of the best football centerfolds of the19th century to be had.

The doublepage is captioned: "A Game of Foot-Ball---A 'Scrummage' at the Close" which was drawn by the famed artist A. B. Frost. Very displayable as such.

Among other prints are a full front pag... See More  

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661810

Death of famed artist Thomas Nast...

Item #661810

December 20, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 20, 1902  



* Death of Thomas Nast

* Caricaturist- cartoonist

* Best title to be had ?




The entire front page is a photo of Thomas Nast, the great American cartoonist. A related article is inside which includes a rare illustration of himself.

Other prints include: "The Arrival of Admiral Dewey in the Caribbean Sea" "Will Marconi S... See More  

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$59.00
661610

Women's Suffrage: the suffragist parade of 1912...

Item #661610

May 11, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1912  This issue has two parts, the typical first 16 pages (called Part I), and the woman's suffrage-themed supplement (called Part II). 
Part 1 includes an political cartoon: "The Representative American Citizen?" by Kemble. Also a fullpg. with 6 photos relating to the recovery of bodies from the Titanic; a halfpg. photo of a l
... See More  

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661602

Greatest baseball series ever played...

Item #661602

November 02, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 2, 1912  Still has the original color outer wrapper (typically lacking) which is a political cartoon featuring Teddy Roosevelt and Howard Taft.

The front page has: "The War in the Near East." Also within is the article: "The Greatest Baseball Series Ever Played," by Edward Bayard Moss, with a related photo.

The doublepage illustrat... See More  

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661497

Baseball in England...

Item #661497

September 05, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1874  Full ftpg. Nast 'Precious Jewel of Thy Home Return'. Fullpg: 'Sketches At Long Branch'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Game Of Polo' is dramatic. Fullpg: 'Bullfight At Madrid'. Fullpg: "Baseball in England -- The Match on Lord's Cricket Grounds Between the Red Stockings and The Athletics".

Comp... See More  

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661452

Winslow Homer print...

Item #661452

April 18, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 18, 1874  Certainly the best print in this famous illustrated newspaper is the very nice full page by noted artist Winslow Homer, captioned: "New York Charities--St. Barnabas House, 304 Mulberry Street".

Among the other prints in this issue are the full front page by Thomas Worth: "Pride & Politeness", the full page with eleven sce... See More  

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661011

Famous Homer print... "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow"...

Item #661011

September 19, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1874  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" (see image). 

Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Y... See More  

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$195.00
660723

Graphic issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #660723

April 29, 1865

(Priced down from $720 due to condition as described via email) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 The frontpage 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 Johnson", "Mr.... See More  

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660681

Office seekers at the White House...

Item #660681

April 15, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1893  Front full pg. illus. of "Rear-Admiral Bancroft Gherardi, U.S.N." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Clearing House of the New York Stock Exchange." Several portraits of "Some New Appointments." 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Reception at the Art Museum, Cincinnati." Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Stockh... See More  

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$95.00
660629

Winslow Homer print: "Gathering Berries"...

Item #660629

July 11, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1874  Although there are many fine prints in this issue, certainly the most desired is the full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Gathering Berries".

The full front page shows: "A Kansas Land Office" and prints inside include: "A Boy's Dream of the 'Glorious Fourth' "; a full page by political cartooni... See More  

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660552

Passage of the Thirteenth Amendment...

Item #660552

February 18, 1865

(price reduced for quote - see description below) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865  The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, excep... See More  

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660551

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

Item #660551

May 20, 1865

(price reduced by 10% due to left margin being slightly rough) 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'... See More  

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660535

Great & graphic issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #660535

May 06, 1865

(nearly 1st-rate) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln.

The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a post... See More  

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660487

A free Harper's Weekly dated in 1869......

Item #660487
[As of 5:48 ET, all 25 free issues had been sold. Free issues are no longer available] HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 1869  What was life like 150 years ago? This month we are offering up to 25 free* issues of this famous illustrated title from 1869. Why for free? We'd like to provide a low-risk (potentially no-risk) opportunity to demonstrate that: "History is never more fascinating... See More  

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660393

Review & premiere of "Die Hard", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #660393

July 15, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 15, 1988



* Best "Die Hard" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Bruce Willis - Los Angeles skyscraper




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Die Hard" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's pr... See More  

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$152.00
660323

Transcontinental Railroad completed...

Item #660323

May 29, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1869



* Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

* Great double-page print with article



The key print in this issue is a fine double page centerfold on "Completion Of The Pacific Railroad - The Great Link Connecting Europe With Asia Across the American Continent", which is a great scene of the Transcontinental Railroad with vignettes around... See More  

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660280

Review & premiere of "Die Hard", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #660280

July 15, 1988

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 15, 1988



* Best "Die Hard" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Bruce Willis - Los Angeles skyscraper




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Die Hard" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's pr... See More  

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660233

Review & premiere of "Men in Black", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #660233

July 01, 1997

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 1, 1997



* Best "Men in Back" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* American science fiction action comedy film




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Men in Black" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area... See More  

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$68.00
660031

Color cover of Theodore Roosevelt... Hard to find...

Item #660031

June 22, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912



* Teddy Roosevelt - color cover



This issue features the hard to find color cover of Teddy Roosevelt: "MY TICKET THEODORE ROOSEVELT FOR PRESIDENT FOREVER...". The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which shows Teddy Roosevelt in the foregr... See More  

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659723

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #659723

March 18, 1865

(price slightly reduced) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865  The entire ftpg. is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865", showing just that. A great display issue as such.

An inside page has an article headed: "The President's Inaugural", which includes the text of his 2nd ... See More  

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659600

Women's Suffrage.... The suffragist parade of 1912...

Item #659600

May 11, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1912  This issue has two parts, the typical first 16 pages (called Part I), and the woman's suffrage-themed supplement (called Part II). 
Part 1 includes an political cartoon: "The Representative American Citizen?" by Kemble. Also a fullpg. with 6 photos relating to the recovery of bodies from the Titanic; a halfpg. photo of a l
... See More  

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