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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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$255.00
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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652263

First use of insanity plea... Nellie Bly...

Item #652263

March 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1859  The front page shows: 'Hon. Daniel E. Sickles in Prison at Washington', who was the first person to plead temporary insanity in a murder case. He would be acquitted. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "The Washington Tragedy".

Also of significance is the 2 1/2 page article with ten illustrations titled "A Visit T... See More  

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652262

Very early Abraham Lincoln print in a newspaper...

Item #652262

November 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860 



* Rare beardless Abraham Lincoln engraving

* Election for president of the United States




This is a terrific issue for display as the entire front page is taken up with a nice Winslow Homer illustration of Abraham Lincoln, beardless (see), captioned: Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Born in Kentucky, February 12, 1809."  Certainly one of
... See More  

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652179

1868 Baltimore & Ellicott City, Maryland flood....

Item #652179
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 8, 1868



* Ellicott City & Baltimore flood prints

* Patapsco River Valley disaster




The front page  has three illustrations related to "The Great Patapsco Flood of 1868" with text. Another related print is located inside this issue. (see)

Other topics throughout. Complete with all 16 pages, minor margin wear, good condition.... See More  

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652111

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

Item #652111

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 



* Graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral



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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651952

Great Mark Twain cover...

Item #651952

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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651950

Graphic issue on Lincoln's assassination...

Item #651950

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* John Wilkes Booth front page




The front page 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 John... See More  

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651599

Floods of Virginia...

Item #651599

October 22, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1870  The front page contains "Buring of the Village of Bazeilles".  Inside the issue is a full page with 3 illustrations: 'The Floods in Virginia' shows a flooded street in Richmond, and in Harper's Ferry and the Potomac at Washington DC. Full page illustrations are 'Bear Hunt in a Southern Cane Break', "Summo... See More  

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$32.00

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$17.00
651437

Nice baseball print...

Item #651437

October 26, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Oct. 26, 1867 



* Great baseball illustration print

* Union of Morrisania champions




The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appea... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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$46.00
650561

Several Christmas prints including Santa Claus...

Item #650561

December 28, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 28, 1867  The front page shows: 'The Wise Men Guided by the Star in the East'. Very nice half page print: "Santa Claus" shows him with a bag full of toys sneaking by two sleeping children. Another half page: "An Early Christmas Call" shows children, with toys, waking up mom & dad. A full page: "Christmas Toys--A Quiet Hi... See More  

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650032

Review & premiere of "Back to the Future", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #650032

July 03, 1985

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 1985



* Best "Back to the Future" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Michael J. Fox - Marty McFly - comedy




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Back to the Future" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Holly... See More  

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650015

Great issue for any golf enthusiast...

Item #650015

December 11, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 



* Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE"

* Complete issue with displayable front cover

* Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens


 
Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others... See More  

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$88.00

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$45.00
649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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$70.00
649308

Item from Sojourner Truth...

Item #649308

March 11, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 



* Sojourner Truth

* Black Woman

* Woman's Activist




Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and he... See More  

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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

Item from Catalog 304 (released for March, 2021)...

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$99.00
648900

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #648900

March 18, 1865

Listing for viewing two different issues of HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865 



First option: see images 1-10



Second option: see images 11-19



Both are described as:

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... See More  

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648856

Proclamation of neutrality in the Canadian troubles...

Item #648856

January 06, 1838

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, January 6, 1838  The front page contains the full text of: "A Proclamation" "By the President of the U. States" which relates to U.S. neutrality concerning the troubles at the Canadian border. It is signed in type: M. VanBuren. The ftpg. also has: "Affairs In Canada" which relates the details of the problems.

Inside... See More  

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648825

Teddy Roosevelt - Rough Rider print by W.A. Rogers...

Item #648825

February 03, 1900

(Supplement to the) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1900  The Supplement for this date is rarely available. It contains the desirable print of Teddy Roosevelt on horseback by W.A. Rogers ("Vice-Presidential Possibilities, THE ROUGH RIDER"). If interested, be in touch and we will confirm its availability.

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$120.00
648668

Review & premiere of "Back to the Future", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #648668

July 03, 1985

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 3, 1985



* Best "Back to the Future" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Michael J. Fox - Marty McFly - comedy




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Back to the Future" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Holly... See More  

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648659

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

Item #648659

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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648377

Lot of five New York Times with early baseball reports...

Item #648377
NEW YORK TIMES, a lot of five issues of this famous title all from 1860, 1865 & 1868, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, good condition.

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648363

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

Item #648363

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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648063

The fate of outlaw Frank James... The stage in his future?

Item #648063

October 10, 1882

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 10, 1882 



* Outlaw Frank James

* Jesse gang fame

* To travel on stage ?




Page 5 begins with over a full column headed: "FRANK JAMES' FUTURE" "Quotations from the Statutes Relative to State Requisitions" "Gov. Crittenden in a Position to Act in Accordance with His Alleged Promise to the Bandit--The Federal Laws on the Subject A... See More  

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$38.00
647762

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

Item #647762

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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647564

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

Item #647564

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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647454

Lincoln's famous letter to Greeley on ending the Civil War...

Item #647454

September 06, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 



* Famous Abraham Lincoln letter

* "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply

* Horace Greeley




The front page features a print of: "Recruiting in Phila. for the Bucktail Pennsylvania Regiment".

Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The Union, First, Last and For Ever". This was one of the more fa... See More  

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647447

The efforts of women in the Civil War... Homer centerfold...

Item #647447

September 06, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 



* Famous Abraham Lincoln letter

* "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply

* Horace Greeley




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 Pres... See More  

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647180

Eight nice issues of Harper's Weekly, 1859...

Item #647180

January 21, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a great eight issue lot of dates March 26, April 9 & 16; May 7, 21 & 28; June 4 & 11, 1859. All issues are complete in 16 pages, are loose at the spine, but the pages & prints are in very nice, clean condition. See our website (seek by date) for the wealth of fine prints within each.

Total value our website is $371. We offer this lot for less than on... See More  
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647157

Lot of six New York Times with early baseball reports...

Item #647157
NEW YORK TIMES, a lot of six issues of this famous title all from 1868 each containing an inside page a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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646990

Nice tennis print... Great centerfold: "From Mine To Mill"...

Item #646990

September 14, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1878  The full front page illustration is captioned: "Is Sercierty to be Reorganized? Is the Wurkin'-man to Hev His Rights? That's Wot I Wants to Know!". Inside prints include a full page: 'Picking Peaches in Delaware'. There is a very dramatic and displayable doublepage centerfold captioned: 'From Mine to Mill'. G... See More  

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$139.00
646904

Famous Winslow Homer print...

Item #646904

September 19, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) 



* Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print

* "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow"




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" which i... See More  

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$195.00
646715

Authentic early 1730's newspaper from Philadelphia...

Item #646715
NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, 1832-1834



* An authentic early 1730's newspaper from Philadelphia...

* Published by William Fry




(As of this moment, free issues still remain. Please note that another issue must be purchased in order to receive this free item. There is a limit of 1 free issue per collector.)



Contains news of the day from Philadelphia, along with... See More  

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646710

Lot of six New York Times with early baseball reports...

Item #646710
NEW YORK TIMES, a lot of six issues of this famous title all from August, 1868 and each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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646704

Famous & desirable Frederic Remington centerfold...

Item #646704

April 06, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 



* Rare Frederic Remington print



Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific double page centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln... See More  

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$132.00
646703

The opening of the Brooklyn Bridge...

Item #646703

May 26, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1883  The full front page is a print captioned: "The New York & Brooklyn Suspension Bridge--New York Entrance" with an inset of J. A. Roebling, the architect.

One inside page has two prints on the Brooklyn Bridge: "Archway Under Approach, New York Side" and "Cable Anchorage, Brooklyn Side, as it Appeared Before Completion&qu... See More  

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646555

Huge foldout map of Eastern Europe & Asia...

Item #646555

June 02, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY (Supplement), New York, June 2, 1877  This quite large sheet is a very detailed map titled: "The Cross and The Crescent - Harper's Pictorial Map of the Seat of the War in the East". More of a bird's-eye-view than a map, it shows from Baghdad to Warsaw to Vienna to the Greek Islands to the Caspian Sea and everything in between. A terrific over-view of this... See More  

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646506

Edison's phonograph... Oil regions of Pennsylvania... Morgan Silver Dollar...

Item #646506

March 30, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1878  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Fulfill Your Promises" and a fullpg. inside has another Nast political cartoon: "Our Uncle's 'Honor' Touched" showing Uncle Sam. The great doublepg. centerfold: 'The Oil Regions of Pennsylvania' shows 11 scenes and is very displayable (tipped-in). The feat... See More  

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646407

One of the more desired baseball prints...

Item #646407

July 28, 1888

HARPER'S  WEEKLY, July 28, 1888 



* Great baseball print



The front page of this issue has one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, which shows a batter, catcher & umpire and is captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup. There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg: "View of Town & Coun
... See More  

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646224

Review & premiere of "The Craft", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #646224

May 03, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 3, 1996



* Best "The Craft" movie advertisement

* Grand Opening Day film premiere review

* Supernatural cult classic - Witches - Coven




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Craft" 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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646192

Premiere of "The Avengers", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #646192

May 04, 2012

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 4, 2012



* Best "The Avengers" movie advertisement

* Grand Opening Day premiere

* Superhero film - Marvel comics




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

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