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568024

News from Charleston...

Item #568024

November 27, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, November 27, 1773 



* Pre Revolutionary War era

* Early Charleston, South Carolina




Inside has over half a page of reports from the South Carolina Gazette (see for beginning), plus other news of the day with advertisements as well.



Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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$26.00
567728

Early proponent of using whole wheat...

Item #567728

October 14, 1773

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 14, 1773 



* Early proponent of using whole wheat



The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The Great Advantage of eating Pure and Genuine Bread comprehending the Heart of the Wheat with all its Flour", seeming to be a proponent of whole wheat flour.

Half of page 2 has reports from the South Carolina Gazette in Charleston relating to the: "... See More  

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$27.00
567310

Cornwallis in Virginia...

Item #567310

July 24, 1781

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1781 



* A naval encounter 



An inside page has: "American News" taken from the New York Gazette and includes mention of a naval encounter, and: "...was so discouraging a circumstance as to prevent the greater part of the militia from proceeding...consented to continue their march, & after suffering every inconvenience from... See More  

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$48.00
559498

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #559498
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century. The image shown is representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.

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$110.00
559480

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #559480
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown... See More  

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559411

Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #559411
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date within 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War.  The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life du... See More  

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$42.00
559390

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #559390
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today. All are from the late 1600's, priced due to minor imperfections causing them to be 2nd rate. A great opportunity for authentic 17th century newspapers at a fraction of their typical... See More  

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$98.00
558086

Hall of Famer Zach Wheat...

Item #558086

April 09, 1927

POLICE GAZETTE, New York, April 9, 1927



* Mushy Callahan -- boxing

* Zach Wheat - baseball

* Photos




Full page photo inside of "Mushy" Callahan, the Junior Welterweight Champion, in a classic boxing pose.



Also a 1/4 page photo of Hall of Tamer Zach Wheat, in Philadelphia Athletics uniform.



News and many photos of sporting events of the day. Some dirtiness on the front page... See More  

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177345
Item #177345

November 16, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "The War in the Near East."



In this issue there is an illustration called "The Elephant: 'Well, You've Helped Rip Me Apart and 'Downed' Yourself! Now I Hope You're Satisfied'" by Kemble. There is an article... See More  

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177377

Automobile Races at Ormond, Florida...

Item #177377

February 03, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1906  Front page illustration "The Busy Showman. - III. " by W. A. Rogers; photos of "Tolstoi to the Czar"; "Beating out the Blaze of Revolution in Moscow"; "The President's New Panama Plan" by Henry Harrison Lewis; and "The Automobile Races at Ormond Beach, Florida". A ph... See More  

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$44.00
215833

From London, just after the Great London Fire and plague...

Item #215833
THE LONDON GAZETTE, dated in 1667-1669, from London, England.   This is the world's oldest continuously published English language newspaper.  Founded in 1665, this issue is from the earliest years of its existence and from the decade of the Great London Fire and Plague.  The issue shown in the photo is an example of the look and condition of the issue you will receive.&nbs... See More  

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177214

Yachting... Tennis...

Item #177214

August 08, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1903 Frontpage illustration of The Statue of Liberty; Photos This Week's International Tennis Matches; The "Kanawha" Wins the International Cup for Steam-Yachts; illustration "Transforming the Metropolitan Opera House, New York" by Vernon Howe Bailey; "A Hundred-Foot Dive in Army Practice"; Doublepage illustration... See More  

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$50.00
208911

Early from Birmingham...

Item #208911
ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE OR THE GENERAL CORRESPONDENT, England, 1747  It is rare to find British newspapers outside of London with such an early date. This is a nice four page newspaper with much news of the day both from England and the rest of Europe. The bottom of the front page has at least a partial red-inked tax stamp. The first letter in the first column is ornately engraved (may ... See More  

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$88.00
208483

"A Vigorous War, or Glorious Peace"...

Item #208483
THE DAILY GAZETTEER, OR LONDON ADVERTISER, England, 1746 The phrase: "A Vigorous War, or Glorious Peace" is boldly printed in the middle of the masthead (see photo). An interesting newspaper from this pivotal year of the Jacobite Rebellion, singlesheet, with various news items on the front page and the back page mostly taken up with ads. Folio-size, trimmed at the margins but not affect... See More  

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$31.00
207749

Birmingham newspaper with a "call to arms"...

Item #207749

January 15, 1798

ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, January 15, 1798. This is perhaps the first 18th century newspaper we have offered from Birmingham. The front page includes a report from London which reports a "call to arms" by the government, beginning: "Government, convinced of the dangers which at present hang over us, are taking the necessary steps to guard against the threatened vengean... See More  

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177144
Item #177144

May 03, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1902  Front page photo: "The Heavy-Draught Automobile"; Francis R. Stockton with photo; full page photo: "The Installation of the New President of Columbia"; fullpage illustration "Setting Out for the Coronation"; "Through the Grand Canon of the Gunnison" with photos; fullpage illustration "On the Frayed Edge o... See More  

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201325

Oldest newspaper in the world... From the decade after the Great Plague...

Item #201325
LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's   This is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world.  A 17th century issue from the decade after the Great London Fire and Plague.  The issue shown in the photo is an example of the look and condition of the issue you will receive.  Printed on high quality rag paper.  Very nice condition.

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$42.00
200230

1822 Unicorn Killed in Africa?...

Item #200230

June 21, 1822

SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., June 21, 1822 A detailed report under "The Unicorn" describes the head of a beast killed in Africa and then brought to a museum in London. Includes an engraving of the beasts head which resembles a rhinoceros, although some thought it to be the "Unicorn of Holy Writ". First leaf has a small piece missing in the outer margin, occasional foxing.

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180120

Moments in British History & Literature I

Item #180120
Moments in British History & Literature I - 1750s, 1760s, 1770s, and 1780s Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are London Gazettes, London Chronicles, and Gentlemans Magazines. This is set 1 of a three part collection.

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173956

John D. Lee of the Mountain Meadows Massacre...

Item #173956

August 14, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 14, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The British Lion Loose in the House of Commons." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Off the scent." Full pg. illus. of "A Seltzer Water Cart-A Street Scene in Berlin, Prussia." Full pg. illus. of "Morning on the Moors." Full pg. illus. of "Up in the Crow's Nest-The Look-Out of... See More  

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174456

Riot in Paterson, New Jersey...

Item #174456

May 22, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1880  Front full pg. portrait of "The Right Hon. William Ewart Gladstone, M.P." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Sunday Morning in Virginia." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Robert Raikes, the Founder of Sunday Schools." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. entitled "Don't - Be Penny (Labor) Wiser and Pound (Capital) Foolish."

Doublepage cen... See More  

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174226

Stanley in Central Africa...

Item #174226

March 16, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1878  Full front page Nast illus. of "Always Killing the Goose that Lays the Golden Egg."

Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Mr. H. M. Stanley's Anglo-American Expedition for the Exploration of Central Africa - Reception by Mtesa's Body Guard, Prime Minister, and Chiefs." 1/2 pg. illus. of "An Aecumenical Council at St. Pe... See More  

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120924

From the "mother country" over 260 years ago...

Item #120924

THE LONDON CHRONICLE OR, UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, 1758  This 8 page newspaper is over 260 years old. Various news from London and other parts of Europe with some interesting advertisements as well.

A complete newspaper measuring 7 by 11 1/2 inches and in nice condition. Fine and very early newspaper which is less common than the London Gazette. 

Please note the image is representat

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$24.00
174296

Wrestling...

Item #174296

November 16, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 16, 1878  Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Argonauts in Search of the Greenback Fleece." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The city and Harbor of Rio De Janeiro" including "Entrance to the Harbor, Looking Seaward," and "View of the City from Across the Harbor." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Late Lieut... See More  

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173624

Shakespear and Stratford Upon Avon...

Item #173624

June 08, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1872  Full front pg. illus. of "In Memoriam-Decoration Day, 1872." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Between the Strike and the Family." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "International Four Oar Boat Race-The American Crew Landing at Biffin's Yard, Hammersmith, England." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Shakespeare's House in Henley Street, S... See More  

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173984

Nast: "Go West, young man..."

Item #173984

November 20, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, November 20, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Go West, Young Man." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tammany Down Again - The 'Reform' Trap Smashed." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. John Bigelow," "Stephen D. Van Schaick," "Frederick A. Schroeder," and "Henry A. Gildersleeve." Dblpgctrfld. of ... See More  

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180121

Moments in British history & literature II...

Item #180121
Moments in British History & Literature II 1790's, 1800's, 1810's, and 1820's. Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are London Gazettes, London Chronicles, and Gentlemans Magazines. This is set 2 of a three part collection.

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180122

Moments in British history & literature III...

Item #180122
Moments in British History & Literature III 1830s, 1840s, 1850s, and 1860s. Each set contains 4 issues, one from each decade shown, providing news of the day, advertisements, etc., revealing a great snapshot of life as it was actually occurring. All issues are London Gazettes, London Times, and Gentleman's Magazine. This is the 3rd and final set of a three part collection.

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120677

World's oldest continuously published England language newspaper...

Item #120677
 THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1793. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665. This issue is over 220 years old.

Various news from London and other parts of Europe also with some interesting advertisements as well.

A complete newspaper measuring about 7 by 11 1/2 inches and is in great condition.

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$18.00
175806

The naval review...

Item #175806

April 22, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1893  Front full pg. illus. of "Saluting the Admiral's Barge." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Boston Renaissance Festival." Several portraits of men with important positions in the United States. Full pg. illus. of "The Coming Naval Review - With the Receiving Fleet at Hampton Roads." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ne... See More  

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120144

Early, genuine newspaper from the 18th century...

Item #120144
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1710  This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today.

The front page of this early newspaper has various military reports from Europe. This is a single sheet newspapers & is in nice condition.  A great way to own a slice of history approximately 300 years old at a low price.  The image is r... See More  

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$28.00
173464

France...

Item #173464

November 26, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 26, 1870  The front page features a 2/3 page illustration of "The Traveling Tinker." Inside is a small "Map of the Southwestern Part of France, Showing Orleans, Tours, Lyons, and Their Railway Connections." Halfpage illustration of "The New Parisian Police" and "A Night at the Front." A 1/3 page portrait. of "... See More  

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173978

Rutherford B. Hayes...

Item #173978

October 30, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 30, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon includes U.S. Grant, plus another fullpg. Nast cartoon inside. Illus. of; 'Rutherford B. Hayes, Gov. Elect of Ohio'. Most of the dblpgctrfld: 'The French Seaside--Bathing at Trouville'. Nice fullpg: 'The Sugar Harvest in Louisiana'  "Sketches of Life in India" "The British Iron Troop Sh... See More  

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174010

Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #174010

February 19, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1876 (without Supplement - see note)  Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon:  'More'; Half page: 'Bound to have a Sleigh-Ride'; Full page: 'Scenes in the Centennial Grounds, Philadelphia'; Half page: 'A Buddhist Relic - Inspecting the Sacred Tooth at Kandy, Ceylon'; 3/4 ... See More  

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174106

Cornelius Vanderbilt...

Item #174106

January 20, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 20, 1877  Front full pg. portrait of "Cornelius Vanderbilt." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Centennial - Carriage Exhibit." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. S. J. Randall," "The Hon. Lucius Robinson," "The Hon. Smith Ely, Jun.," and "The Hon. John Kelly." Two full pg. illus. of "The... See More  

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174592

Lava flow from Mauna Loa, Hawaii...

Item #174592

September 03, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 3, 1881  Full ftpg. political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: 'Can Not New York Protect Her Little Ones?'. Fullpg: 'Excursion of Newsboys & Book-Blacks'. Nice fullpg. with 4 scenes: 'The Lava Flow From Mauna Loa, Sandwich Islands'. Nearly fullpg: 'Hardships of Travel in Colorado'. Quarter-pg shows: 'The Oelrichs Lacross... See More  

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175460

Christmas... Chicago Auditorium...

Item #175460

December 28, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY December 28, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Christmas Greetings." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Interior of the Chicago Auditorium."

Doublepage centerfold containing a poem and two large illus. pertaining to "Hail Christmas." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "First Impressions Abroad." Full pg. illus. of "Reception of the Del... See More  

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180022

A 10 issues set from the 1690's...

Item #180022
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a great opportunity to purchase a lot of 10 issues of the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, all from the 1690's, & in good condition. Offered at a considerable discount over the per-issue price. The image shows an example of the look and condition of the issues you will receive.

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$280.00
173268

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

Item #173268

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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120198

Over 300 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #120198
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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180023

Colonial era perspective from England...

Item #180023
THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of 10 issues of this famous newspaper from the 1760's, all in good condition but a bit irregular at the spine.  Great to have a colonial era perspective from England.

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$90.00
120025

World's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #120025
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dated 1700 or 1701.  This is the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today.

This is a very early newspaper from the very beginning of the 18th century. Very nice condition.  Some are singlesheet and some have four pages.  Although most are approximately 12 by 7 inches, a few ... See More  

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120116

Oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world...

Item #120116
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1710-1712  A very early singlesheet newspaper from the early 18th century. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having started in 1665 and is still printing today.

Small folio size and in nice condition.  The photo shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but actual issues vary - but will be dated between 1710-1712 (... See More  

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$28.00
120436

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper in the world...

Item #120436
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, dates ranging from 1726 to 1730. This is the oldest continually published newspaper in the world, having begun in 1665 and is still being published today. Reporting is almost entirely concerned with Parliamentary items and European news with some advertisements near the back of the issue.

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$18.00
172630

Views of the Fredericksburg vicinity...

Item #172630

December 06, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 6, 1862  The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Nathaniel P. Banks, United States Army". Other prints inside include: 'The United States Iron-Clad 'Passaic' as She Will Appear at Sea" "Interior of the Turret of the 'Passaic'" "Aquia Creek, on the Potomac, New Base of Supplie... See More  

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172964

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

Item #172964

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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173260

Whipping post in New Castle, Delaware... Negro newsboys in Richmond...

Item #173260

December 12, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1868  The frontpage of this issue is of 'The Whipping Post and Pillory at New Castle, Delaware'.  An article "H. Rives Pollard" also features an illustration of him.  A nearly 1/2 page illustration entitled "Scene of the Philadelphia tragedy, Corner of Tenth and Pine Streets"  A halfpage 'Alaska--Interi... See More  

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174270

Nast's famous 'Swill Milk' cartoon...

Item #174270

August 17, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 17, 1878  Full ftpg: 'The Battle of Birch Creek' shows much action. Nice fullpg. Nast: 'Swill Milk' is famous. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'C-O-L-U-M-B-I-A!' shows 3 scenes of the college other illustrations as well. Dblpage. has 8 'Sketches In Palestine' in the Supplement.

Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This... See More  

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174954

Roller skating... Amherst College...

Item #174954

February 21, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1885  Full ftpg. by Thomas Nast shows the new Washington Monument. Full page print: "The Wagner Music-Drama in New York--Scene From 'Die Walkure'". Fullpg: 'John Fiske' & 'A Belle On Rollers' is a nice illus. of a woman--& others--roller skating.

Fullpg: 'The Pratt Gymnasium at Amherst College'. A h... See More  

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174190
Item #174190

November 10, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY November 10, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Sedan." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Cranberry Bog, Ocean County, New Jersey - Pickers at Work." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Web We Ruin." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Battle of Kizil-Tepe, In Armenia." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Trafalgar - The Sinking of the 'Redoutable&#... See More  

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