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April 10, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 10, 1858 The front page has a nice illustration of "Hon. Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia" including a biography of him. A text report entitled "The Settlement of the Mormon Affair. A full page: "A Masked Ball at the Academy of Music at Paris" along with an article "Busard and the Paris Masked Balls" which also fea... See More
August 14, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1858 The front page features an article and half page illustration of "The Atlantic Telegraph" (England, United States). Inside half page map of "The Gulf of Petielle." Also two illustrations of boats including "The Pei-Ho Forts" and "Victoria, Vancouver's Island." The Great Cricket Match at Hoboken" i... See More
August 21, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1858 The front page features a full illustration of "Cyrus W. Field, Esq." with an article on him inside.
Also inside: "The Telegraph Enterprise - Morse and Hudson" which features a half page illustration" "Laying the Cable in Mid-Ocean" with five related illustrations. Two other nearly half page illustrations on l... See More
October 02, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1858 Full front page illustration shows: "Launch of the 'General Admiral', the Largest Wooden Ship in the World, From the Ship-Yard of W. H. Webb, of New York". 'A Trip to Niagara Falls' includes 12 illustrations. Somber back page cartoon: 'The Quarantine Question'
Also an article "A Man Lost in the Clouds"... See More
October 23, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 23, 1858 The front page illustration: 'A Target Excursion in Broadway' with an accompanying article. An article entitled "The Winans Steamer" also includes two full pages and 6 illustrations of 'The Winans Steamship'. Full page: 'An Elephant Steeple-Chase at Rangoon, Burmah'.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition as ... See More
October 30, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1858 The front page features a half page illustration of "Mademoiselle Piccolomini" with accompanying article. Inside two 1/4 page illustration of "The Late Rev. John Sawyer, of Bangor, Maine" and "General Paez, of Venezuela." Half page illustration of "Terrible Explosion at Havana, on September 29, 1858." Hal... See More
May 04, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1861 The full front page is taken up with a famous print: "The House-Tops in Charleston During the Bombardment of Sumter" showing men & women viewing the battle in the harbor.
Inside has a full page: "Map of Part of Maryland and Virginia Showing the Probable Theatre of the War", and "The Great Meeting In Union Square, New Yo... 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
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.
April 28, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1860 Ftpg. shows: 'Delegates to the Democratic Convention Leaving the Charleston Hotel'. Also a halfpg. scene of the Convention Hall at Charleston, S.C., plus a great dblpgctrfld. showing them in session at Charleston. 'Statue of Henry Clay, at New Orleans'. The back page has a notice for "The Base Ball Player's Pocket Companion&quo... See More
June 09, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 9, 1860 Full front pg. illus. of "General Giuseppe Garibaldi." Inside contains a "Map of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The City of Messina, in Sicily." Large illus. spanning across the bottom of two pgs. of "General View of the City of Naples, with Mount Vesuvius in the Distance." 1/2 pg. illus. of the "E... See More
July 21, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 21, 1860 Front pg has two nice illustrations: "Mr. Chenery's Stables at Belmont, Massachusetts, Where the Cattle Disease--Pleuro-Pheumonia--First Appeared" and "Part of Mr. Chenery's Herd". Fullpg. with two great illustrations of: "Our American Trotting Horses". Nice & displayable dblpgctrfld: "Review of t... See More
August 01, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1863 The front page is taken up with two halfpg. prints: "The Rebel General Bowen and Colonel Montgomery Arriving at General Burbridge's Head-Quarters" and "Capture of Vicksburg--Interview Between Generals Grant and Pemberton to Settle the Terms of Surrender".
Inside has two full pages on the "Riots of New York" whic... See More
June 13, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1863 Perhaps the most notable print is the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled: "Home From the War" showing soldiers embracing their wives & children.
The front page has prints of: "Major-General John A. Logan" and "General Logan Crossing the Bayou Pierre in Pursuit of the Rebels". Other prints include a f... 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
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.
August 15, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 15, 1868 The full front page features is of a Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Reconstruction." Inside is a half-page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Emigrants on the Battery of Castle Garden, New York." 1/2 page illustration of "The Labor Exchange-Interior View of the Office at Castle Garden, New York." Three 1/3 page... See More
July 02, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 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 'Atlantics' " In this historic g... See More
December 17, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1870 A full page of illustration & text shows 5 scenes in the construction of the foundation of the Brooklyn Bridge (The East River Bridge). Early illustration on this famous bridge, completed in 1883. The frontpage is a full illustration "Americans Leaving Paris". Full page illustrations are entitled "In The Trenches"... See More
June 11, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 11, 1870 The front page contains an article "The Rev. J. Trumbull Backus, D.D." and associated illustrations. Very nice full page Winslow Homer print: 'The Dinner Horn'. A full page of illustrations on the "Greek Brigandage" including the attack, those murdered, funeral and the heads of those executed. Full page: 'Departure of a Steamer for... See More
July 09, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1870 Great full front page illustration with some text: 'First Reading of the Declaration of Independence in New York'. Inside the issue is quarter-page illustrations of "The Late Dr. Nadal" and Hon. Richard L. Larremore" and "The Recent Accident on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad". One-third page: 'A Pr... See More
April 14, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1877 The entire front page is taken up with a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "Reform Is Necessary In The Foreign Line."
Inside contains 3 pages of text with twelve illustrations headed: "William M. Tweed. Romance of His Flight And Exile". Also a nice full page print of: "From Tower To Tower--The Sus... See More
June 08, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 8, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Democratic Camel." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Russian Cruisers-The "Columbus" and "State of California." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Rush for Europe-A Belated Passenger." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Decoration Day." Also, a full pg. Nast illus. of "Give Them an Inch, and The... See More
December 20, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1879 The full front page print is a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast: "Borrowed Plumes--Mr. Jackdaw Conkling". Inside has a nice fullpg: 'Bicycle Match at Philadelphia' shows men on the 'boneshakers'. Fullpg: "Foot-Ball Match Between Yale & Princeton" is a fine print. Fullpg: "Canal Life&quo... See More
June 11, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1892 Front full page illustration of "Lay Aloft! - A Steamship Drill of the Naval Academy Cadets." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Opening of the Yachting Season - Larchmont Yacht Club." Two small portraits of "James S. Calrkson, of Iowa" and "John C. New, of Indiana." 1/2 page illustration of "Th... See More
December 17, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "It Takes a Star to Catch a Star." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Condition of Ireland - Posting the Government Proclamation in Connemara." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. J. W. Keifer, Speaker of the House." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Casino, Corner of Thirty-Ninth Street and ... See More
January 13, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 13, 1883 Front page illustration: "Leon Gambetta". Nice fullpg: "In The New York Casino". 3/4 page print: "A Public Fountain in the City of Morocco". 3/4 pg. Th. Nast political cartoon: "All Honor To Senator Pendleton". Halfpg. print: "Ultima Thule--Scenes In Lapland". Bkpg. cartoon on "Niagara As I... See More
February 23, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 23, 1884 Nice full ftpg: 'A Big Blaze at Hunter's Point--Constant Menace to New York & Brooklyn'. Fullpg: 'Devastated by the Floods--Junction of the Little Miami with the Ohio' & a dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Devastated by the Floods--Scenes in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh & other Localities'. Fullpg: 'Headquarters of t... See More
July 18, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1885 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "What the Position of a President of the United States Really Is." Inside are two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Late Commander Gorringe" and "A. E. Stevenson, First Assistant Postmaster-General." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Sloop Yacht "Puritan"." Full pg. illus. containing fiv... See More
July 31, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1886 Nice front page print: "The British Cutter Galatea, Challenger for the America's Cup" is a nice sailing scene. Full page print: "Scenes of the Volcanic Eruptions in New Zealand" which shows 4 scenes. Fullpg: "Twenty-Fourth Festival of North American Saengerbund at Milwaukee, Wisconsin". Halfpg. print: "Trial ... See More
May 11, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 11, 1889. Not included are the two 4-page foldouts which are rarely present. Request a quote if wanted.
Front full pg. illus. of "The Centennial Celebration - President Harrison Landing at the Foot of Wall Street, Monday, April 29." Inside are two full pg. illus. of "President Harrison Reviewing the G. A. R. Parade in Front of Governor Green's Hous... See More
January 18, 1890
HARPER'S WEEKY, New York, January 18, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "Mme. Lilli Lehmann-Kalisch, in the Title Role of Goldmark's Opera 'The Queen of Sheba'." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Pulitzer Building, the New Home of the New York 'World'." 1/2 pg. illus. of "In the Cave of the Dead."
Doublepage centerfold: "The Sir Roger... See More
July 11, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1891 Front full pg. illus. of "Returning from the Country - Crossing the North River." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Belated Passenger."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Fifth Avenue Bus." Full pg. illus. of "On the Roll of Honor." Full pg. of portraits of "The Rebellion in Chili." Several illus. of &quo... See More
October 31, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1891 Full front page: 'At the Statue of Joan of Arc, Fairmount Park Drive, Phila.'. Displayable early football print: 'Out of the Game' shows an injured player in the foreground, plus game action in the background.
Most of a pg. has 3 illus. of: 'High Buildings in Chicago'. Half page: 'New Hotel Chamberlin at Old Point Comfort, V... See More
December 26, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1891 Full front page: 'On Broadway, After the Theatre'. Full page showing building a tunnel under Niagara Falls, with two more half page illustration regarding its construction.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 20, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 20, 1892 Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - Working Under Canvas on the Mines and Mining Building." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New York End of the Brooklyn Bridge on a Winter Day." Full pg. of illus. of "Glimpses of Washington's Early Life."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Model New York Fire... See More
February 17, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 17, 1894 Front full pg. portrait of "The Hon. William L. Wilson." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Valentine's Day in Puritan New England." 2/3 pg. portrait of "David Dudley Field."
Two full pg. illus. pertaining to "The Midwinter Exposition, San Francisco." Several illus. pertaining to "Electrical Indust... See More
February 27, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 27, 1897 Full front page illus. of "The Armed Peace of Europe." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chicago's Water Supply - Winter Difficulties at the Cribs in Lake Michigan." Three small portraits of "King George of Greece, Crown Prince Konstantine of Greece and His Brother Prince George, and Queen Olga of Greece." 1/2 pg... See More
May 23, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1863 Nice full front page print of: "Major-General George Stoneman" on horseback. Prints within include a full page: "Capture of the Heights of Fredericksburg by the Sixth Maine Regiment, of Sedgwick's Corps" which is very displayable; a full page: "The Battle at Chancellorsville--Cough's Corps Forming Line of Battle to ... See More
October 14, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 14, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Boder Scouts on the Natal Border." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "A Thorn in the Hand of Destiny - President Kruger As He is Today: An Autograph Portrait." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Boers in Camp." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Washington - The Reception to Admiral Dewey at the National Capital.&... See More
February 18, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1893 The front cover of the issue features a great full page illustration of 'Tobogganing At Montmorency Falls, Canada'. Inside the issue is a half page photo of "The Trial Trip of the United States Steamship 'Monterey' in San Francisco Bay'. A full page features coverage of Howell E Jackson which includes a 1/4 page photo ... See More
October 09, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 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 "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". ... See More
July 25, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1857 The front page features "The Travel Notes in Bible Lands" with a half page illustration 'Pool of Bethesda' and smaller illustration 'Pillar of Absalom'. Full page of text with 5 illustrations on: 'New Holland Pippins' with a view of the 'Country House Near Sydney, New Holland' and one of 'Kangaroos'... See More
March 01, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862 The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More
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
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
March 22, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 22, 1862 Certainly one of more notable issues of the Civil War as the focus is on the historic naval battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
The front page features a print of: "Lieutenant Worden, U.S.N., Commanding the 'Monitor' " with text on him as well, and also a print of: "The Ericsson Steel-Clad Battery 'Monitor'... See More
April 19, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862 The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More
June 21, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1862 The entire front page is taken up with 3 prints captioned: "Corinth, Mississippi, Now in Possession of Our Troops" which includes "Beauregard's Head-Quarters".
Among the prints inside are a full page: "Advance-guard of Major-General Pope's Army Entering Corinth..."; a full pg: "...The Rebels Evacuating M... See More
July 19, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862 The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On the Pamunky, Lately Occupied by the Union Forces".
Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Captain De Hart's Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance at the Battle of G... See More
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