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658904

W.A. Rogers... Baseball championship cup...

Item #658904

June 23, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1888 (With Supplement of The City of Chicago)  Full ftpg. shows: 'William II, Emperor of Germany & King of Prussia'. Fullpg W.A. Rogers: 'A Street in a Mining Village in Penna.' & Fullpg: 'The Whipple Institutes & Buildings at Farbault, Minnesota'. Article: "The Base-Ball Championship Cup" with accompanying ... See More  

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658408
Item #658408

March 18, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY March 18, 1871 (for quote - $32, plus $27 S&H)

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657807

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #657807

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 11, 1882  Among the prints in this issue are: "The Legislative Train, from Albany to New York" "Duck Shooting Near the Capes of Delaware" "The New Fatigue Uniform--Infantry" "Mole, Ferry Slip, and Depot, Oakland, California" and "The New Fulton Market, New York City".

But perhaps the most interesting item is just a ... See More  

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$55.00
657781

Authentic 19th century newspaper from the Oneida Community...

Item #657781
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida Community, Oneida, New York, Philadelphia, 1870-1876 (free issues - excluding S&H - still remain)



A free issue being offered to members of Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers (excluding S&H [see below in red] - limit one per member). You will receive...



A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in exp... See More  

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657582

Charles Dickens' 'Mystery of Edwin Drood'...

Item #657582

May 21, 1870

THE DICKENS SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1870  This was a special edition given "gratuitously" to subscribers of Harper's Weekly, with all 4 pages taken up with chapters 6 thru 9 of the Dickens classic: "The Mystery of Edwin Drood".

Never bound nor trimmed, dirtiness most at the margins & folds, some  light damp staining.... See More  

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657271

Serial killer Harry Powers executed in 1932...

Item #657271

March 19, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 19, 1932



* Harry Powers execution - hanging

* "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer

* Moundsville, West Virginia




The front page has a great banner headline: "HANG BLUEBEARD KILLER OF 5" with subheads. Nice for display. Photo of Powers is on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publicati... See More  

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656932

The landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky...

Item #656932

January 11, 1862

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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656918

Valentine's Day... Scenes of Colorado...

Item #656918

February 17, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866  The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More  

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656886

Buffalo hunting in the Wild West...

Item #656886

August 02, 1884

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

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656684

Serial killer Harry Powers in 1931...

Item #656684

August 31, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 31, 1931



* re. Harry Powers arrest

* Murders discovered at his house

* "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer

* Moundsville, West Virginia




The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAYER'S WIFE TELLS STORY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on page 2. Two related photos are on the back page.

Complete with all 32 pages, this ... See More  

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656410

John D. Rockefeller death in 1937....

Item #656410

May 24, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 24, 1937.

 

* John D. Rockefeller death (1st report)

* Oil tycoon & philanthropist



The front page has a great banner headline: "JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER SR. DIES" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Much more on pages 2-5 with some related photos. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. (see) Always nice to have notable events in his... See More  

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656390

Serial killer Harry Powers in 1931...

Item #656390

August 30, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 30, 1931



* re. Harry Powers arrest

* Murders discovered at his house

* "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer

* Moundsville, West Virginia




The front page has a great banner headline: "FIND FIFTH BLUEBEARD VICTIM" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3 with many photos.

Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, this ... See More  

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655316

Great Mark Twain cover...

Item #655316

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900  See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of:  "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books.

A... See More  

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655089

Huge print of Saratoga Springs... Regatta...

Item #655089

July 25, 1874

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 25, 1874  



* Great Saratoga Springs NY print



The sheet  measures 23 by 31 inches from edge to edge, and includes considerable details of:  "Saratoga Springs and Vicinity--Scene Of The Inter-Collegiate Regatta." A very large, very detailed, & displayable item on Saratoga.

Various creases and various archival ... See More  

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654913

Great Mark Twain cover...

Item #654913

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900  See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of:  "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books.

A... See More  

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654531

Homer's "...A Clam Bake."... Huge foldout of Long Branch...

Item #654531

August 23, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873



* Winslow Homer's "Clam Bake" illustration



Certainly the prime content is the very nice full pg. Winslow Homer print "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." which is in great condition.

Also a full pg: "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island."; fullpg. illus. of: "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Supe... See More  

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654124

Winslow Homer's "Dad's Coming"...

Item #654124

November 01, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 1, 1873 



* One of Winslow Homer's most popular



Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming". 

Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertainin... See More  

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654103

The slave ship...

Item #654103

June 02, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860  The prime print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 re... See More  

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653947

Spiritual photography...

Item #653947

May 08, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1869  [3/4 Rate Issue]  The front page includes nine illustrations of "Spiritual Photography." Inside is a 1/4 page illustration of "Jacques Offenbach, the French Composer of 'Opera Bouffe'." Two small illustrations of "The Garrote" and "The Prisoner's Seat" along with a halfpage illustration of &qu... See More  

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653651

Winslow Homer centerfold...

Item #653651

January 28, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 28, 1860  This issue features a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Skating On the Ladies' Skating Pond in the Central Park, New York" by famed artist Winslow Homer. Also inside is an illustration of: "The Late Lord Macaulay" & article as well.

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.... See More  

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653642

Baseball: the Red Stocking Club...

Item #653642

July 03, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 



* Very early baseball team illustration

* Cincinnati Red Stockings - Reds




The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A fullpage illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869".

Perhaps the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseb... See More  

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653638

Washington rowing crew wins national title in 1933....

Item #653638

July 09, 1933

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 9, 1933



* University of Washington Huskies crew

* Wins national championship in rowing

* First 2000 meter title race




The sport's section (page 15) has a one column heading: "Huskie Crew Defeats Yale" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the University of Washington Huskies crew winning the national championship in the very first 2000 meter... See More  

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653582

Two dramatic issues on the Chicago fire...

Item #653582

October 28, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21 and 28, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



A nice pair of consecutive issues on the Chicago fire, the Oct. 21 issue containing a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Bird's-Eye View of Chicago As It Was Before The Great Fire" as well other unrelated prints.

The Oct. 28 issues has a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Chicago I... See More  

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653538

Joseph Pulitzer... Thomas Edison...

Item #653538

November 04, 1911

(specific HW for the Newseum) HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York City, dated November 4, 1911.



The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Joseph Pulitzer:1847-1911" which is "After the Painting by John S. Sargent."



This issue is has an illustration of "Fusion and Confusion--Boss Murphy: 'That Blame Thing Always Gives Me a Scare.'" by Kemble. The... See More  

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653325

Great print of a baseball game in progress...

Item #653325

July 02, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 



* Early baseball action print



Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atla... See More  

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653313

Early "beardless" Lincoln illustration on the front page...

Item #653313

May 26, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1860  This issue has become one of the most desired pre-Civil War issues of this famous illustrated newspaper, as it did much to propel Abraham Lincoln to national prominence and is one of relatively few published portraits of Lincoln without his beard.

This issue announces, in a very dramatic way, the selection of Lincoln as the Republican candidate fo... See More  

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653144

Santa Claus political cartoon on the front page...

Item #653144

December 22, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY December 22, 1894. The full front page is an illus. captioned: "Christmas in Politics--A Few Things the People Wouldn't Have." which shows Santa Claus shaking various political figures out of his bag (see).

Various other non-Christmas prints inside including a quarterpg. of: "The New Capitol at Harrisburg Pennsylvania" and another of the "New Torpe... See More  

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653143

Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #653143

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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653142

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #653142

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863   The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children (see). A very displayable print which measures about 15 1/2 by 21 inches.

The front page has two prin... See More  

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653141

Famous Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #653141

December 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876  The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing ... See More  

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653140

Very displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus front page...

Item #653140

January 03, 1874

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



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




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

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653139

The champion bat presented to the Cincinnati Red Stockings baseball team...

Item #653139

July 24, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1869  The prime print is the nearly half page showing: 'Presentation of a Champion Bat to the 'Red Stocking' Base-Ball Club, Cincinnati' with the bat being about 20 ft. long. The print shows the team in uniform. A related article as well.

Various other unrelated prints in this issue.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, some light d... See More  

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653138

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

Item #653138

January 01, 1876

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

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

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653137

Famous Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #653137

December 30, 1876

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



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




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

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

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653136

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

Item #653136

January 06, 1877

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

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653135

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

Item #653135

December 30, 1871

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

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

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653134

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

Item #653134

January 15, 1870

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

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653133

Christmas & New Year's cover...

Item #653133

December 31, 1870

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

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

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653132

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

Item #653132

January 09, 1869

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

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653131

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #653131

January 04, 1873

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



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




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

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

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653130

A Winslow Homer Christmas print... Santa Claus...

Item #653130

January 02, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1869  The full front page is a nice print: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" showing a full-figure Santa Claus carrying a Christmas tree. Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Belles" showing a family in a sleigh.

Another full page has: 'Home for the Holidays" and other prints include: "The Chr... See More  

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652959

Paul Morphy chess... Early Mormon print of Provo...

Item #652959

October 09, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 



* Paul Morphy - American chess champion

* Mormons - Provo, Utah




The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. 

Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "F... See More  

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652921

California Wine-Making... Napa Valley...

Item #652921

March 09, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY (with California Wine-Making Supplement), New York, March 9, 1889  The four page "Supplement" issue is titled; "California Wine-Making," with 3 1/2 of the 4 pages devoted to the topic (with six photos/illustrations). Also present is the regular weekly issue which includes: Full ftpg: 'The Arrival of Troops--A Scene on Penna. Ave. Before Inauguration... See More  

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652877

Notable Abraham Lincoln political cartoon, with racial overtones...

Item #652877

August 25, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860  Perhaps the most significant print in this issue is the back page political cartoon captioned: "The Coming Man's Presidential Career, a la Blondin" showing a beardless Abe Lincoln with an African-American on his shoulders. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior). 

A... See More  

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652697

Two Winslow Homer winter-themed prints...

Item #652697

January 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Jan. 14, 1860  Inside has two very nice, full page & displayable prints: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset" and "A Snow Slide in the City", both by famed artist Winslow Homer. Another full page shows: "The Emperor and Empress of France Hunting at Compiegne".

The back page has two cartoon illustrations. Complete in 16 pages, never bound no... See More  

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652537

Great for a classroom - providing persective...

"Caught Napping", the original lost work by A.H. Burr...

Item #652537

February 10, 1866

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 10, 1866



* "Caught Napping", by A.H. Burr



While many are familiar with the print of "Caught Napping" by A.H. Burr in the March 10, 1866 issue of Harper's Weekly (at a lessor price), what may not be know is that the original appeared a month prior in the ILN for Feb. 10, 1866. The print is in great condition, and is accomp... See More  

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652492

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

Item #652492

May 20, 1865

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

Inside has a ful... See More  

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652488

Displayable Teddy Roosevelt cover... The Galveston hurricane/flood...

Item #652488

September 29, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1900 



* Teddy Roosevelt

* Galveston, Texas hurricane




Certainly the best feature of this issue is the nice full front page print (in two colors) captioned: "Theodore Roosevelt" which is very nice for display, and from just after his successes in the Spanish-American War. Also within this issue are photos of the "Hurricane at Galves... See More  

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652429

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #652429

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860  The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860".  This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history.

The doublepage centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominen... See More  

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