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July 27, 1878
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1878 Full front page Thomas Nast illus:"It is Ever Thus with Arbitrators." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Baseball at Blackville-The "White Stockings" Against the "Black Legs"-first Blood for the "BlackLegs." (Negros playing baseball).
The doublepage centerfold by Nast is captioned: "Hail, C-O-L-U-M-B... See More
September 10, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887 The full ftpg. is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association".
But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific double page centerfo... See More
June 09, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1883 Full ftpg: "The Tragedy on the Brooklyn Bridge". Full page and 3/4 page print: "The Competitive Drill at Nashville, Tennessee". Fullpg. print: "Baseball of the Future" shows all players on horseback. Another full page has: "Adventures In The San Juan Mountains", by J.J. Reilly plus much more.
Other new... See More
October 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More
May 27, 1876
LESLIES' ILLUSTRATED, 1876 The inset shows the nice ad for the 'Ward B. Snyder' company, listed as the 'Headquarters for Base Ball Goods'. The ad measures about 3 1/2 by 2 3/8 inches and appears on an inside page. Ad has a nice woodcut of an early-style uniform too. Great to have from the year the National League was established! Good condition.
April 05, 1876
THE CINCINNATI DAILY GAZETTE, April 5, 1876 The ftpg. has: BASE BALL" "Leading Clubs of the United States" "Athletic, Of Philadelphia". Gives profiles of the key position players, including Al Reach and Ned Cuthbert. A bit of foxing in the last column, not affecting this report.
January 07, 1882
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, Jan. 7, 1882 The ftpg. has: "Base-Ball" "Renos vs. Californias". In the summary it mentions that Johnny Ward, "famous pitcher of the Providence Club", umpired the game and that he would pitch for the Californias the next day. Includes the box score. A few tears at the spine, minor margin tears, traces of foxing.
August 01, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1868 The full front page illustration is of "Rescued from the Dog Pound." Inside is a 1/6 page illustration of "The Late Peter Cagger." Three illustrations of "Water Sprouts in the Pacific" including "...Racing, Forming, and Dissolving" accompany an article on the same. A full page Thomas Nast illustration is entitled... See More
October 21, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 21, 1871 The full fron tpage is a Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "The Only Thing They Respect or Fear". An article "The New York Seamen's Exchange" features a 1/4 page illustration. "The Smithfield Martyrs' Memorial Church" features a 1/3 page illustration. A half-page illustration "Shanghaiing Sailo... See More
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
July 19, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1884 Full ftpg. shows: 'Grover Cleveland'. Nice fullpg: 'Democratic Convention at Chicago--Cheering the Nomination of Cleveland'. Halfpg illus. of: 'Thomas Hendricks, Democratic Candidate for Vice Pres.' Fullpg. exterior scene: 'The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Torch-Light Procession in Honor of Cleveland's Nominati... See More
November 30, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1867 The front page has a print: " 'The Soldier's Friend' - An Incident in General Grant's Life" with a related article. Other prints within include a nice portrait of: "Charles Dickens"; "Wood-Sawyers' Tournament at Lafayette, Indiana" "The Floods in the West Indies--Inundation of the Island of To... See More
July 26, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1884 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast: 'Is This The True American Policy?'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus From New York--The Albany Night Boat'. Doublepage centerfold: 'An Indian Funeral--Off for the Happy Hunting Grounds'. Two pages on: 'The Greeley Relief Expedition' plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are inc... See More
October 04, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1884 Front page print: "A Political Poser". Halfpg; 'Icebergs off the Harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland'. Displayable fullpg; 'Cruising Canoes--the Last Match'. Fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon shows James Blaine.
Nice A.B. Frost hunting illus: 'Unsportsmanlike Slaughter--No chance for Life' shows men in a... See More
April 25, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1891 Full front page: 'The Observation Car of the Presidential Train'. Nice full page: 'The Columbian Fair, Chicago' shows 4 scenes. Full page with 6 scenes: 'Ship Building in Nova Scotia'. Supplement issue Has a great double page centerfold of eleven: 'Views of Sydney, Australia' which are displayable.
Complete in sixteen p... See More
February 08, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 8, 1868 The front cover illustration is entitled "Please Give Me a Penny, Sir!" and also has a commentary on the inside page in regards to the New York charities of the times. A full page "Art Schools of New York" shows 5 scenes. Great full page "Overland Mailcoach Crossing the Rocky Mountains--Scene in Guy's Gu... See More
August 22, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1885 Many nice prints in this issue, but certainly the prime piece is the terrific full page baseball print by T. deThulstrup captioned: "The Winning Run--How Is It, Umpire?" being a dramatic print of a runner sliding into home plate showing the catcher, umpire and several players in the field (see). This is one of the best baseball prints ... See More
April 18, 1871
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 18, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a report of "Baseball -- Eckfords vs. Tony Pastors" being a short report and box score. This was not a typical baseball game as Tony Pastors was actually a Traveling Theater, much like vaudeville. This also gives an interesting description of each team's uniforms.
Complete in eight pages and is in very nice conditi... See More
July 07, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 7, 1894 One-third pg: 'The Capitol at Olympia, Washington'. Two three-quarter pg. Remington illustrations showing the cavalry. A few photos of college baseball players.
April 27, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Apr. 27, 1895 Fullpg. shows a coach leaving the 'Country Club House, West Chester'. Three pg. article with 12 photos on Liberia.
Nice fullpg: 'Sketches in Bermuda' shows 5 scenes. Photos of 4 college baseball teams, including Yale, Harvard, Princeton & Penn State. Nice.
June 10, 1893
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1893 Full ftpg: 'Columbian Exposition--Sunday Opening of the Fair'. Fullpg: 'The Knickerbockers'. Fullpg: 'The Fastest Armored Cruiser in the World' & 'West Point--In Battery--Light Artillery Drill'. Three cavalry scenes by F. Remington include a very nice: 'Revolver Charge'. Great fullpg: 'The Pitcher in the B... See More
July 10, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 10, 1897 Full front page portrait of "Queen Victoria, June 22, 1897." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee." Full pg. illus. of "Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee - Review of the British and Foreign War Ships at Portsmouth, June 26."
Full pg. illus. of "Mulberry Bend Park - A Favorite S... See More
June 22, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1889 Full ftpg. shows: 'The Monument to Pres. Arthur'. Fullpg: 'Sketches From the Paris Exposition'. Halfpg: 'The Great American Cricketers', in uniform. Dblpgctrfld. shows 8 scenes of the 'Great Flood' in Central Pennsylvania. Nice & nearly fullpg. print of a yacht. Nice fullpg: 'The Great Fire at Seattle' s... See More
July 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Leader Altgeld and His Mask." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes at the Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illinois." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "William Jennings Bryan" and "Arthur Sewall."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Democratic National Convention, Chicago, Illino... See More
August 03, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1895 Halfpg. illus; 'the Foreign Element in New York--A Typical Scene in the Russo-Polish Jew Colony'.
Doublepage centerfold shows 9 photos of: 'The Coming Contest for the America's Cup'. Fullpg. with 5 scenes: 'In A California Fruit Valley' shows raisins, peaches & prunes.
Complete issue.... See More
July 03, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Jefferson Reading the Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence to Franklin."
Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Meeting of the Eighteenth National Saengerfest, At Philadelphia, June 21-26." Full pg. illus. of "The Reunion of Confederate Veterans at the Tennessee Centennial and Inter... See More
June 25, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1892 Nice double page centerfold: 'Democratic National Convention at Chicago in Session'. Two small photos of Princeton baseball players.
July 17, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1897 Full front page illus. of "New York's New Recreation Pier at the Foot of Third Street, East River." Full pg. of portraits of "Honor Men of Harvard and Yale Universities, Classes of '97." Full pg. illus. of "The United States Torpedo Boat 'Porter,' Showing Officers and Crew at Drill."
Doublepage center... See More
July 03, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869 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 Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment.
An... See More
August 28, 1897
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1897 "Washington, 3; St. Louis, 0" on pg. 3 includes a brief summary of the game, beginning with: "St. Louis was shut out to-day in a well-played game, Bresnahan, a new man, being on the rubber for the Senators...". Has the line score of the game too. Bresnahan, of course, is a Hall of Fame catcher.
Also on the same page is a Louis Vuitton adve... See More
May 14, 1899
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, May 14, 1899 Pg. 12 has: "Philadelphia 9, New York 9" with the game summary mentioning that: "...Delahanty made four doubles..." Includes the box score. Big "Ed", a Hall of Famer, also once hit four HRs in a game, and is the only player to do both. This is complete in 32 pages with slight browning and a bit of chipping at the edges, otherwise goo... See More
January 12, 1889
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1889 Most of the ftpg: 'Farmer Stebbins at the Bat' is a comic scene of an older man playing baseball. Fullpg: 'The National Museum at Washington' 'London Street Characters'. Fullpg. by Remington: 'Auction Sale of Blooded Stock' of horses. Fullpg: 'Mounted Pistol Practice in the U.S. Cavalry'
Complete in twenty pages.... See More
April 16, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1892 The full front page is a print captioned: "Easter Lilies". Other prints within include a full page with 6 photos of: "The Revolt In Venezuela"; a full page with 7 illustrations and photos of: "The Sisseton Indians"; 4 prints of "The New York Board of Trade & Transportation"; prints of: "Shad Fishin... See More
May 11, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895 The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree." Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: 'Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World'. There are two pages of text headed: "The Evolution of the Amateur Pitcher" which includes 10 pho... See More
October 19, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 19, 1895 Full front page "Hunting the Polar Bear" by A.B. Frost. Inside the issue is "With the World's Transportation Commission in Northwestern India - Agra"; an article "The 'Wasp' and the 'Frolic'" which includes a nearly half page illustration; a nice half page photo of "The Bronco-Buster" bronze by... See More
June 06, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1896 Full front page illus. of "To Ask the Major to Define His Attitude on the Financial Question at this Time is Both Cruel and Unjust." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Opening of the Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minnesota, May 15" and "The Cuban Insurrection."
Doublepage centerfold of "The City of St. Louis -... See More
July 04, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Rival Fourth of July Celebrations." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Cuban Insurrection." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Galley Fire - Seven Bells." 2/3 pg. portrait of "William Dean Howells."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Seventh Michigan at Fredericksburg, December 11, 1862 -... See More
October 02, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1897 The full front page is by F. Remington: "A Wounded Bull Elk", plus a fullpg. with 7 photos: "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields". Nearly halfpg. A.B. Frost print: "A Snap Shot at Woodcock" is a hunting scene. Plus three more hunting scenes by Frost also, including: "Shoot! Shoot, Man! Why Don't You Shoo... See More
February 12, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1898 Front full pg. illus. of "The Blizzard in Boston - Electricity's Fatal Work Among the Horses." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New York Poultry and Pigeon Association - Ninth Annual Exhibition at Madison Square Garden." Full pg. of illus. of "From the Thirty-First Annual Exhibition of the American Water Color S... See More
June 03, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1899 Nice full ftpg. by Remington shows: "Gen. Henry Lawton, U.S.V." on horseback in Manila. There is a full page of photos on "Washington--The National Peace Jubilee on May 23, 24 and 25" and a full page on "The Philippines--At the Front During the Advance on Aguinaldo's Forces". There is a page with 4 prints of "... See More
July 29, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1899 Full front page portrait of "Major-General Elwell S. Otis, U.S.V." Inside has a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Before the Dreyfus Trial." Full pg. of portraits of "The Democratic National Committee." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Trolley Employees in New York City."
Doublepage centerfold of &q... See More
December 09, 1899
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1899 Full front page illus. of "The British Naval Brigade Passing Through Ladysmith." Inside are four small portraits of "Some Probable Leaders in the Coming Congressional Debate." 1/2 pg. illus. of "U.S.S. 'Kentucky' Crossing the Line at the Finish of Her Trial Run." Full pg. illus. of "The Arrival of Gene... See More
September 26, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 26, 1891 The full front page is a nice print captioned: "Samuel L.Clemens (Mark Twain)" with a corncob pipe in his mouth (see). The inside pages have prints including: "The Manhattan A.C. Grounds" showing several views of the baseball field (see). Als a halfpg. photos of: "The Philadelphia Champion Team of 1889" for cricket; ... See More
January 22, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 22, 1898 The front page of this issue is a full page illustration of "A Country Meet". There are several pages of photos with an article on " A Picture by Emperor William". There is a full page illustration by R. G. Skerrett called "United States Battle-Ships 'Kearsarge' and Kentucky'". Also, there are 5 pages o... See More
March 26, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 26, 1892 Full front page shows construction of 'The Great Derrick' at the Columbian Exposition. Full page of nice architecture on Chestnut St., Phila.
Lengthy article regarding a western train excursion includes 5 illustrations by F. Remington, all showing soldiers. Full page: 'The College Athlete Indoors' has 3 scenes, one showing baseba... See More
June 04, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 4, 1892 Full page: 'The Kentucky Centennial' includes an illustration of Daniel Boone. 'Rome' has several scenes. 'The American Cavalry School' includes 10 illustration by Remington. Nice full page: 'Indian Encampment on Ballast Is., Seattle'. Photos of 2 baseball players.
June 30, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 30, 1894 Halfpg: 'Fires & Traffic--Device for Raising Firehose above Car Tracks'. Fullpg. with 5 photos of: 'The Mining Troubles at Cripple Creek, Colo.' Fullpg. with 8 photos: 'Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.'. Several photos from the Yale vs. Princeton baseball game.
May 30, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 30, 1896 Full front page illus. of "Jack's Wash Day - 'Scrub Working Clothes!'." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "The Cuban Insurrection" including "- Among the Insurgents" and "- With the Spanish Soldiers Along the Trocha." Full pg. illus. of "With the World's Transportation Commission - Ch... See More
August 29, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1896 Full front page illus. of "The Deadly Parallel." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Hangers-on at the Headquarters of a National Committee During a Presidential Campaign." Full pg. illus. of "The Second Annual Musical Festival at Ocean Grove, New Jersey." Full pg. illus. of "Mr. McKinley Addressing the Survivors o... See More
April 05, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1873 The front page features a fullpage illustration: "The Right Hon. William Evart Gladstone, Premier of England". One-quarter page: "The Church of St. Augustine, Kalamazoo, Michigan". Halfpage: "Patrick Bunbury at Home" shows two boys playing baseball: one boy with a bat and the other pitching to him; this also features ... See More
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