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January 03, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1903
May 18, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 18, 1901 The frontpage cartoon is of Wall Street: "Those Lambs Were Getting Too 'Chesty'," by W.A. Rogers, and includes a related editorial article. Also included are: "The American Steel Industry," "The Elevation of Mgr. Martinelli to the Cardinalate," "The Launching of the Rival Yachts," "The Cuban Situ... See More
Item #204521FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, 1798 A quite uncommon title from the 18th century with a nice engraving in the masthead including a shield and a unicorn. The front page is mostly taken up with ads with various news of the day inside including military events. This was the year of the famous Battle of the Nile between England and Napoleon Buonaparte's army. Some light water staining a... See More
January 25, 1810
UNITED STATES GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jan. 25, 1810
*Napoleon type signature...
*Adieu to Love...
The back page of this issue has the "Fontaineblue Decree" signed in type: Napoleon. Concerned the import and export of "colonial produce". This issue also has: "Manuscript Fugitive Poetry, No. II, An Adieu To Love". Uneven at the spine, sma... See More
May 17, 1802
BOSTON COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL GAZETTE, Boston, Massachusetts, May 17, 1802 On the bkpg. under "Definitive Treaty" is the text of a famous treaty known as the Treaty of Amiens which brought a brief lull to the Napoleonic Wars and relaxed trade restraints affecting American shipping. Signed in type by Bonaparte, Cornwallis and two other gentlemen. Archival mends to a few minor te... See More
January 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1867. Nice full ftpg: 'Grandpa Is Coming!' Halfpg. 'Social Science: Cooking Our Own Dinner' & 'Railroad Train in a Snow Drift'. Nice fullpg: 'Coming From Church: Scene on the Bayou LaFourche' Halfpg: 'James Gordon Bennett, Jr.' 1/3 pg: 'Wreck of the Steamer Commodore'.
Other news and advertisements of t... See More
April 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "He (The Solid South) Will Soon Be Let Alone." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Spring." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The German Band." 1/3 pg. illus. of "An Arab Caravansary."
Doublepage centerfold of "Sketches at the Dog Show at Gilmore's Garden." Full pg. Nast illus. ent... See More
September 11, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1869 The front page features an approximately one-third page illustration 'Union Pacific Railroad - Sherman Station, Wyoming Territory' along with a quarterpage illustration of "Prince Arthur, of England." Two full pages of 9 illustration of 'The Coal Mines of Pennsylvania - Mining the Coal' and "The Coal-Mines of Pe... See More
January 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Justice Brings Peace'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Terra Nova Snowshoe Club of Montreal' & 'One More Mouth to Feed' Very nice fullpg: 'Christmas In the Wilds--With the Hudson Bay Company Hunters' & 'Sleighing Sketches In New York'.
September 19, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857 The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More
February 12, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1870 The front page features a full page "Christmas-Day in St. Peter's - 'Open the Gates and Let the King of Glory In'". Fine port scene is a full page print: 'Landing of the Remains of Mr. Peabody At Portland' Full page and 2 illustrations on: 'The Funeral Of Victor Noir' 3 scenes of: 'Aerial Voyages... See More
July 05, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 5, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Core on the Body Politic." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Steamship 'Arizona,' Williams & Guion Line." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "A French Christening - Costumes of the First Empire."
Full pg. illus. of "The Colored Exodus - Scenes at Topeka, Kansas."... See More
August 02, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 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 Mou... See More
December 04, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 4, 1886 Front page print: "Edwin A. Abbey". 1/4 page print: "The Wreck of the 'Robert Wallace,' at Marquette, Michigan". 2/3 page Thomas Nast print: "Well May The 'Wild West' Ask, Is This The Civilized East?" showing several Indians.
Doublepage centerfold: "The Funeral of Ex-President Arthur" sho... See More
October 30, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a nice illustration and biography of 'Henry Ward Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe'. A quarter page illustration of "Major-General William M Belknap, the New Secretary of War" also has an accompanying article. A nice halfpage illustration is of 'The Union Pacific Railroad - Weber ... See More
October 02, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1869 The front page of the issue is an article "Rev. Peter Cartwright, D.D." and features a large illustration of him as well. A nice full page illustration is 'Caught In A Shower'. A halfpage illustration is 'Graves of Avondale - Shupp's Hill Grave Yard, Near Plymouth, Pennsylvania.' Two full page illustrations are of &... See More
October 06, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 6, 1894 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Japanese Occupation of Korea' which is comprised of four illustrations. Fullpg: 'The Japanese Rejoicing After the Battle of Yasan'. 1/3 pg "New York's Japanese Club". Fullpg. with 8 photos & illus. of: 'The U.S. Naval Observatory at Washington' & fullpg. with 4 illus. of: 'Asphalt I... See More
October 04, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1879 Nice ftpg. Th. Nast cartoon: "In search of gold". Fullpg Nast political cartoon: "Even Tammany Sachems Draw the Line Somewhere". Fullpg. has 6 'Scenes In Alaska' showing scenes in Sitka & Ft. Wrangle. Full page print: "General Grant, and Li Hung Chang, Chinese Grand Secretary of State and Viceroy of Chih-Li&q... See More
November 26, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1864 The prime piece of this issue is the very famous back page political cartoon captioned: "Long Abraham Lincoln A Little Longer." showing an elongated version of him since he just won his second presidential election (see). This cartoon has become quite famous.
The entire front page is taken up with prints of: "Captain Napoleon Colli... See More
January 29, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1870 The front page features a full page illustration of "A Father's Advise." Inside are five small illustrations pertaining to "The Grand Procession" from "A Negro Holiday in Havana". Also, a 1/4 page illustration of "M. Emile Ollivier." A 1/2 page illustration of "A Group of Thugs (India)." Inc... See More
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
December 31, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1859 A very nice full frontpage illustration entitled 'A Happy New Year' shows several scenes, including Father Time and 6 vignettes. Nice doublepage centerfold shows: 'The United States Senate in Session in Their New Chamber'. The back page features three cartoons.
Complete in 12 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints ... See More
November 19, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1859 The full front page shows 3 illustrations of: 'Effect of John Brown's Invasion At The South', one being: 'A Southern Planter Arming His Slaves to Resist Invasion' and the other two showing Blacks as well. A halfpage illustration is entitled 'Chatham Street, N.Y., on Sunday'. A third-page illustration features the &q... See More
February 18, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & uncaptioned Winslow Homer print on the ftpg., plus another on the front page captioned: 'Allow Me to Examine the Young Lady'. There is yet a 3rd Homer print: 'Hon. J.M. Curry of Ala.'. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'View of Broadway, Opposite Fulton St., N.Y.' at winter time. 'Pope Pius the 9th'. This issue also con... See More
February 25, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 25, 1860 Full ftpg. illus: 'Clark Mills' Statue of Washington'. Halfpg: 'Bridge over Green River on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad'. Halfpg: 'Hon. Clement C. Clay of Alabama'. Small Winslow Homer print: 'The Meeting After the Marriage'. This issue also contains the 2nd installment of "The Uncommercial Traveler&... See More
January 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1867 The front page is taken up with a print: "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article.
The feature of the issue is a letter to the editor headed: "Frederick Douglass" which provides some detail of a man who encountered him as a passenger on a railroad train. One portion notes: &q... See More
April 01, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1865 The front page has a nice print showing: "General Sherman's Entry Into Columbia, South Carolina". Pages 2 and 3 have some interesting war-related articles including: "Davis Asks to be Dictator" "Davis and Lee" "Trade With Rebels" and more.
Other prints within include: "14th and 20th Corps Crossing ... See More
April 20, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1867 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled Ignis Fatuus. Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Burning of the Lindell Hotel, at Saint Louis, Missouri" and "Bedtime." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Launch of the Steamship 'Erie,' at Newburyport, Mass. Two 1/4 pg. illus. entitled "The wrong side of the stream" and Sweet Violets.... See More
July 20, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY July 20, 1867 Full front pg. illus. of "Cherry Ripe." (Small girl eating cherries). Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Harvest on Historic Fields-A Scene at the South." Six illus. of "Scottish Games at Jones's Wood." Dblpgctrfld. containing six illus. pertaining to "Scenes on Board Admiral Farragut's Flag Ship the "Franklin," Ne... See More
September 28, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 28, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Horace Greeley Delivering the Opening Oration' of the American Institute. Great fullpg: 'Hop Picking--A Western N.Y. Sept. Scene', halfpg: 'Registration at the South--Scene at Asheville, N.C.', 1/3 pg: 'The Sangerfest at Indianapolis'
Complete in sixteen pages.
October 05, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 5, 1867 One-third pg: 'Village of Santee Indians Near Ft. Thompson, Minn.' & of a meeting between Indian chiefs from Dakota & peace commissioners. Dblpgctrfld: 'Dedication ceremonies at the National Cemetery of Antietam'. 1/3pg: 'Queen's Co. Fair Grounds near Hempstead, Long Island.
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 04, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1869 The front page features a hal fpage illustration 'Great Trot at the Buffalo Driving Park' along with a quarter page illustration "Governor Senator, of Tennessee". Inside the issue is a full page each of 'The Oxford Crew' and 'The Harvard Crew'. A terrific doublepage centerfold is 'Along the Docks, New York... See More
July 31, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1869 The full front page illustration is 'Ida Lewis, The Heroine of Newport' with additional coverage inside two halfpage illustrations: 'Lime Rock Island, off Newport, Rhode Island" and 'Interior of Lime Rock Lighthouse - Ida Lewis at Home'. The doublepage centerfold: 'Sketches of the National Camp-Meeting at Round Lake, N... See More
January 21, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 21, 1860 The full front page shows: "Ruins of the Pemberton Mills, At Lawrence, Massachusetts...". The doublepage centerfold has has 12 comic vignettes titled: "A Broadsheet of Good Things, by John Leech". Also a three-quarter page print: "The Ball at Tammany Hall, New York...In Commemoration of the Anniversary of the Battle of New... See More
July 19, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Nast himself: 'Our Artist Trying to Think of Something Funny'. Nice fullpg. with 7 scenes: 'An Indian Village near Standing Rock' is displayable.
Great fullpg: 'Gateway to the Garden of the Gods', just south of Pike's Peak. Fullpg: 'Landlord & Tenant' and halfpg:'The Chines... See More
September 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Speak Out, or Resign." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Union League Club House, Corner of Fifth Avenue and Thirty-Ninth Street, New York." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Sir Rowland Hill." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Menhaden Fishery on the Coast of Maine." 2/3 of a dblp... See More
June 01, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 1, 1889 Very dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Bull-Fight In Mexico' is by F. Remington. Lengthy article and six other illustrations by Remington on bull fighting. Good issue for Remington.
Complete in twenty pages.
September 05, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1896 Full front page illus. of "You Shall Not Press Down Upon the Brow of Labor This Crown." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Spanish Guerilla Force in Cuba." Full pg. illus of "Headquarters of the Free Silver Party at the Bartholdi Hotel, New York City - Mr. St. John Receiving a Delegation from the West and South." 1/... See More
June 03, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1899 Nice full ftpg. by Remington shows: "Gen. Henry Lawton, U.S.V." on horseback in Manila. There is a full page of photos on "Washington--The National Peace Jubilee on May 23, 24 and 25" and a full page on "The Philippines--At the Front During the Advance on Aguinaldo's Forces". There is a page with 4 prints of "... See More
October 09, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1869 The full front page illustration is of "The Thorn in the Foot" which is very displayable. Inside are three one-third page illustrations pertaining to "Shippan Point" including "View of Shippan Point, Opposite Stamford, Connecticut," "...Johnson and Miller's Auction Sale, September 21, 1869," and "... See More
January 31, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: 'Another Investigation Committee' shows a Black man in Kansas holding a bag reading: 'Exodus from the South'. Nearly halfpg: 'Whale Captured in the Harbor of Charleston, S.C.'. Illus. of 'The Late Frank Leslie'. Several illustrations of: 'Paris Under the Snow'. Another fullpg. Nas... See More
May 04, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1867 Halfpg: 'Scene in a Sugar Rush, Otsego Co., N.Y.'. Fullpg. with 3 illus. & text re: Alaska: 'Our Russian Possession' showing 'Mt. Saint Elias, Russian America' & 'New Archangel, the Principal Town of Russian America' . Three prints of Black soldiers: 'The Contraband' 'The Recruit' & 'Th... See More
June 22, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More
August 31, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 31, 1867 Fullpg. article with 9 illus: 'The Adirondack Mtns.'. 1/3pg. illus: 'Boring for Foundations for the N.Y. & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge'. Great fullpg: 'the Sailors' Snug Harbor, Staten Is., N.Y.' shows 9 scenes. Fullpg: 'Hide & Seek' shows children playing the game.
Complete in sixteen pages.
September 07, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 7, 1867 Ftpg: 'Waiting For the Pawn Shop To Open--a N.Y. Street Scene'. 1/4pg: 'Cheyenne Indians Attacking a Working Party on the Union Pacific R.R.' & also: 'Colored Troops Attacking Indians Near Wilson Creek Sta.'. Great dblpgctrfld: 'Public Garden & Commonwealth Ave., Boston'. Halfpg: 'Cable Landing at South Beach, Key West&... See More
September 14, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 14, 1867 Most of ftpg: 'Whipping A Negro Girl in N.C. by Unconstructed Johnsonians' with text as well. 3/4 pg: 'Sheridan's Ride'. Nice fullpg: 'The Last Shot' shows a soldier off his horse, shooting an Indian with a tomahawk about to kill him.
Complete in sixteen pages.
November 02, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 2, 1867 Nice 1/3 pg. illus. of 'The Overland Pony Express', plus a small illus. of a Pony Express Station in Nebraska, and some illus. of Ute & Snake Indians. An article as well on the Pony Express of recent years. Dblpgctrfld: 'Indiana State Fair at Terre Haute'
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 19, 1870 New York, A fullpg. has 5 scenes of Alaska, all scenes in and around Wrangel, Alaska including scenes of an Indian village. Early Western exploration to Alaska.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 26, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1870 The front page of the issue features an illustration entitled "For I Was Ahungered, and Ye Gave Me Meat." in which a hungry man is being feed in the entrance area of the home. A full page illustration of "Burial of Mr. Peabody's Remains in Harmony Grove Cemetery." A third-page illustration of "The New Lincoln Statu... See More
March 19, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1870 The front cover of the issue features a two-third illustration of "The Sheikh." One page consist of a 1/3 pg. illustration. of "The Recent Accident on the Mississippi Central Railroad"; a three small portraits including "Lieut. Commander W. L. Stewart," "Commander E. H. Williams," and "Lieut. Commander... See More
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