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563393

Athenaeum Gallery was reopened... Daniel Webster...

Item #563393

May 21, 1828

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, May 21, 1828  A pg. 2 report says that Athenaeum Gallery was reopened "...with an addition of nearly forty pictures from the valuable collection of the late President Jefferson..." There is also a letter to the Mayor of Boston stating that Congress appropriated money for the preservation of Deer Island in Boston Harbor, and for the removal ... See More  

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$28.00
562410

President John Adams responds to Congress...

Item #562410

December 27, 1798

WINDHAM HERALD, Connecticut, December 27, 1798  Much of the front page is taken up with an address: "To John Adams, President of the United States" by the House of Congress and the Senate. These addresses are in response to his annual state-of-the-union address.

The President's response to the Senate begins on the front page & ends on page 2 where it is signed: John Adams, ... See More  

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$67.00
561934

Death of Col. William S. Smith... son-in-law of John Adams...

Item #561934

June 26, 1816

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, June 26, 1816



* William S. Smith death

* Abigail Adams



Among the "Deaths" on page 2 is one that reads, in part: "In New York State, Col. William S. Smith, a brave and intelligent officer of the revolutionary war....an independent Member of Congress....He was son-in-law of President Adams; but was bereaved of his excellent consort se... See More  

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559604

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604
(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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$54.00
559596

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #559596
(8) CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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559591

From Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559591
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated in 1803-1805  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the... See More  

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$49.00
559488

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #559488
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard to find, and these are priced at a significant discount.

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$120.00
556878

Boundry line between Georgia and Florida...

Item #556878

November 22, 1826

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, November 22, 1826



* Boundary line between Georgia and Florida

* Early Arctic expedition




On the front page under "Arctic Land Expedition" is an informative letter from one of the members of the expedition.

From "Columbia" is word that Thomas Mann Randolph, late governor of Virginia was appointed by the President "...to be ... See More  

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549018

Augusta, Maine capital building...

Item #549018

October 11, 1828

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 11, 1828

* Early Augusta, Maine capital building cornerstone 

* Madame Johnson makes a 3 mile aerial excursion near Philadelphia

* The Presidency of Harvard College 


Page 2 "Mail Items" has: "Preparations of for the erection of the Capitol of Maine have...commenced at Augusta."



The new College in Charleston, ... See More  

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548749

Formalizing the United States flag as new states join the Union...

Item #548749

April 25, 1818

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, April 25, 1818 



* Design of the United States flag



This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the19th century. As noted in Wikipedia:

"Niles edited and published the Weekly Register until 1836, making it into one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States and himself into ... See More  

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$59.00
177667

Baseball scouting...

Item #177667

July 27, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, July 27, 1912  This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "Victorious America at the Olympic Games."

In this issue there is an illustration called "'Come On In, Fellows, the Water's Fine!'" by C. J. Budd and there is an article with photos called "America's Athleti... See More  

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177664
Item #177664

July 06, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1912



This issue has a color cover sheet over it and the front page of this issue has a photo called "While the Democrats were in Session."



In this issue there are illustrations of "Convention Snap-Shots" by Peter Newell and "Jottings from Baltimore" by Kemble. There is also an article with photos of "America's Olym... See More  

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177662
Item #177662

June 22, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1912



The front page of this issue is an illustration of "'Let the Republican Party Come to Order!'--Elihu Root" by C. J. Budd, which includes a photo of Teddy Roosevelt, with portraits of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the background.

The inside has an illustration called "After the Circus" by Kemble, and the do... See More  

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177544

James Montgomery Flagg print...

Two Thanksgiving-themed prints...

Item #177544

November 27, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 27, 1909 (with color cover).



This issue has a photo of "A Militant Man of Letters" and a poem with illustrations called "Thanksgiving" by Francis Medhurst and illustrations by J. A. Williams. There are photo spreads of "Chicago's Outdoor Art Exhibit" and "The Play and the Players." There is a photo of "

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540909

Noteworthy print... singlesheet leaf only, but nice for display...

Item #540909

May 11, 1889

SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIES ILLUSTRATED, N.Y., May 11, 1889 (print only) Tipped-in dblpgctrfld: Some Typical Decorations Of New York Business Houses During Centennial Week. Largest illus. shows the James MCreery & Co., Dry Goods Broadway & Eleventh Street. There is also one of Bloomingdale Bros. Dry Goods, Third Ave. & Fifty-Ninth Street. Has a decorative border with two small insets w... See More  

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177341

President William H. Taft....

Item #177341

March 06, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 6, 1909  There is a color cover on this issue. The front page of this issue has a photo of "The New White House Family."



This issue has a photo of "Theodore Roosevelt--Who Retires After Seven Years in the White House" and an article of "To Theodore Roosevelt: Greeting!" There is another full page photo, this one of &qu... See More  

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177452

Judson Harmon....

Item #177452

July 06, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1907  There is a front page illustration, "Keeping The Peace" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--Judson Harmon of Ohio"; "Orchard and Haywood Face to Face"; "Anarchists Brought to Judgment" and "Breaking Ground for New York's New $162,000,000 Aqueduc... See More  

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177443

Mr. Cleveland, Ex-President....

Item #177443

May 04, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1907 There is a front page illustration, "Patriotism---Conspiracy" by W. A. Rogers. There are photos of "the Only Living Ex-President and His Family"; a double page photo spread of "Blazing New Trails for a City's Needs"; and an illustrations of "The Waning Theatrical Season" by Hamilton... See More  

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177423

Henry Mills Alden's 70th Birthday... Mark Twain....

Item #177423

December 15, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906  This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo
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177392

Sultan's Dummy Railway....

Item #177392

May 26, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1906  There is a front page photo, "The Late Carl Schurz in his Library". There is an article, "Carl Schurz, Pilot" by Mark Twain and "The Sermon in San Francisco's Stones" by Henry Harrison Suplee. Also an article, "The Sultan's Dummy Railway" by William Tyler Bliss and photos such as "The ... See More  

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177386

Niagara Falls and Power Companies....

Item #177386

April 07, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 7, 1906  Front page illustration "Pardners" by Frank Wing; "The Crime Against Niagara" by Orrin E. Dunlap; photos of "Niagara and the Power Companies"; "The Missionary and the African Savage" by H. W. Nevinson; photos of "England's Strenuous Suffragists--The Recent Arr... See More  

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220150

Thomas Jefferson in 1827.....

Item #220150

January 03, 1827

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 3, 1827.

 

* Thomas Jefferson family relief plan



A page 3 item says: The legislature of South Carolina has passed a resolution, appropriating ten thousand dollars of six percent stock, redeemable in 1850, for the relief of the family of THOMAS JEFFERSON. The resolution in the Senate had but three negatives, and in the House of Representatives it pa
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217564

Thomas Jefferson in 1808....

Item #217564

August 30, 1808

THE BALANCE, Hudson, New York, Aug. 30, 1808

 

* Thomas Jefferson

* USS Chesapeake winning prizes




Page 3 brief commentary: Mr. Jeffersons war against the United States, says a remarker, is carrying on very successfully. The Chesapeake, which has been but a few days on a cruise, has already sent in six or eight prizes. Some other news as well. Quarto-size, 4 pages in nice condit
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217538

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello estate in 1826...

Item #217538

February 24, 1826

BOSTON RECORDER AND TELEGRAPH, Feb. 24, 1826  Page 3 news under Summary includes: An application has been made to the Legislature of Virginia for a lottery, for Mr. Jefferson, to dispose of his estates to relieve himself of embarrassment, without a sacrifice of his remaining property. Granted in the House of Delegates 90 to 86.

The back page has details about the Capitol building in
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215318

Robert Fulton 1807 Invention....

Item #215318

July 23, 1807

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 23, 1807

 

* Robert Fulton invention



Page 2 has a report from New-York stating that the Governor, Sec. of War and others "...attended at Ft. Jay, when Mr. Fulton exhibited and explained the principles of his machinery for blowing up ships..." plus a few details about the experiment to be conducted the next day. Other news of the day in
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213212

1811 Samuel Chase Address....

Item #213212

August 03, 1811

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington City, Aug. 3, 1811.

 

* Samuel Chase Address

* 1811 Original Newspaper

* Complete




The front page has the Address of Samuel Chase, Esq. To his Constitutents, the voters of Anne Arundle county, on the right of Constituents to instruct their Representatives, signed in type: Samuel Chase. Other news of the day with advertisements. Subscribers n
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177329

Football...

Item #177329

November 04, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 4, 1905 Front page illustration "Fitz Murphy: "Come one, come all! These 'rocks' shall fly From their firm base as soon as I!"; by W. A. Rogers; The President at Richmond, Virginia; The President's Southern Trip; The Visit of Price Louis of Battenberg in Command of the British Second Cruiser Squadron; Japanese Soldie... See More  

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177328

Horse Show... Automobile Racing...

Item #177328

October 28, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 28, 1905  Front page illustration "In Dixie Land" by w. A. Rogers; The Women's Golf Championship--The Winner, Runner-Up, and Semifinalists in the Year's Contest; The Open-Air Horse Shows at Morristown, New Jersey, and Locust Valley, Long Island; The Vanderbilt Cup Race--Snap-Shots of the Four Leading Cars; The Vanderbilt Cup ... See More  

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177302

Belmont Park...

Item #177302

April 29, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1905 Front page illustration "Nothing More to Lose" by W. A. Rogers; Snap-Shots Showing the Effects of Exploding Mines and Torpedoes Used in Modern Warfare; Riding to Hounds in Europe--Photographs of a Meet at Pau, France; Belmont Park, the Finest Race-Course in the World; Scenes and Incidents of the President's Western Trip; Port Arthur ... See More  

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177294
Item #177294

March 04, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 4, 1905  Front page illustration "The President's Inaugural Address"; Vice-President-Elect Fairbanks Taking the Oath of Office in the Senate Chamber; The Inauguration; What the People Endorsed; Our Financial Situation; The War Department; The Department of Justice; The Postal Service; Progress in the Navy; Double page illustration "The ... See More  

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177289
Item #177289

January 28, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 28, 1905 Front page Photo, John Kean, U. S. Senator From New Jersey; A Session of the Hungarian Parliament Afger the Recent Riot in the Chamber of Deputies; "Scene at the Recent Metropolitan Musicale Given at the Home of the Late W. C. Whitney" by W. Granville Smith; and other advertisements of the day. See photos for full details. ... See More  

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177280

Niagara's Carnival of Ice... Niagara Falls...

Item #177280

December 24, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1904 Front page Photo, Ex-Governor Winthrop Murray Crane, Now Senator From Massachusetts; James Smith, Jr., Ex-United States Senator From New Jersey, and the Receiver for the United States Ship Building Company; Chinese View of the War--Photo Showing Pilgrims Coming to Worship at a Shine in Manchuria While the War is in Progress; A Peril of Mountain... See More  

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177250

Oepning of the St. Louis Fair...

Item #177250

April 30, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 30, 1904  Frontpage Photo, Opening the St. Louis Fair---Night View of the Palace of Varied Industries; The Russian Battle-Ship "Petropavlovsk," Sunk by the Japanese at Port Arthur, April 13; Opening World's Fair; Multiple articles on the Opening of the World's Fair; "Bird's-Eye View of the St. Louis World's Fair"; ... See More  

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210847

1841 John Tyler...

Item #210847

May 22, 1841

THE CORRECTOR, Sag-Harbor, N.Y., May 22, 1841 Page 2 has an interesting letter: Presentation Of The Tippecanoe Flag Interesting Correspondence To The President Of The United States, signed in type: James Brooks, plus the Presidents reply, signed in type: John Tyler. A few more details about the history of the flag. Other news of the day including: "The Remains of President Harrison" "Steamshi... See More  

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210323

Elbridge Gerry & a political "Black List" report...

Item #210323

March 30, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1811 The photo below shows the broadside-like presentation of the politically-themed notice:  "Black List" of "American vessels laden with American property..." with more on this political situation involving Elbridge Gerry. The item is headed: "Gerry and Sequestration! See the Black Cloud of Wienesses below." This issue is complete in 4 pages, sme c... 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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177131
Item #177131

January 11, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1902 Frontpage illustration of Mary E. Wilkins; fullpage photos New-Year's Day at the White House; The International Polo Championship; fullpage photo of the First President of Cuba, Tomas Estrada Palma; fullpage illustration "The New York Custom-House"; The Latin Quarter of To-day; The Commuter's Club Car; fullpage photo of Leslie ... See More  

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177124
Item #177124

November 23, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901  Front page illustration: "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; full page illustration Pictures at the Pittsburgh Exhibition; National Beagle Trials; doublepage centerfold photos: "Horse-Show Week in New York; several pages of Christmas Book Hints; and other new... See More  

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177120

Yale's Bicentennial...

Item #177120

October 26, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 26, 1901 Fullpage photos and article of The Bicentennial of Yale; Lieutenant Peary's Latest Trip to the Arctic Regions; doublepage centerfold "A City in Confusion - Recent Views of News York's Public Squares"; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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177116

Memorial to President McKinley...

Item #177116

September 28, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1901 Frontpage colored memorial illustration by Rogers; several pages of photos of the funeral of President McKinley; President (Theodore) Roosevelt and his Cabinet; doublepage centerfold illustration  "The Funeral of President" by Rogers; The Dead President; Tributes to President McKinley; Greetings to President Roosevelt; President... See More  

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177114

Louisiana Purchase Exposition...

William McKinley...

Item #177114

September 14, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1901 Front page illustration William McKinley; The Shooting of the President; How New York Received the News; St. Louis - "Most American of American Cities"; The Louisiana Exposition with photos of personnel; The Automobile Races at Newport; fullpage color ad Ralston Purina Cereals; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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177108

Yachting... Pistols..

Item #177108

August 03, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1901 Frontpage photo "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club"; Hotel Life Aboard Ship; American Athletes in England; fullpage photo "Summer Music in New York - A Concert on the Mall, Central Park"; Pistols in the Mechanical Arts; doublepage centerfold "The Cruise of the New York Yacht Club" by Shafer;  Women and the Pa... See More  

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177105

Collegiate Rowing... Yachting...

Item #177105

July 13, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1901 Illustration "Waiting for Grandpa" by Ransom; Collegiate Rowing Races at Poughkeepsie; The "Columbia" - "Constitution" Races of Newport; fullpage illustration "Battles of the United States Army - The Storming of Stony Point"; doublepage centerfold "Opening of the Bathing Season at Narragansett Pier" by P... See More  

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177093

"To Put Up a Pheasant in the Woods is a Bright, Exhilarating Episode" by Frost...

Item #177093

April 20, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1901  Frontpage illustration "An Okahoma Home-Seeker"; the Unveiling of the Statue of General John A. Logan; fullpage "To Put Up a Pheasant in the Woods is a Bright, Exhilarating Episode" by Frost; doublepage centerfold "Opening Reception of the Twenty-Third Annual Exhibition of the Society of  American Artists" by&nb... See More  

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177091
Item #177091

April 06, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More  

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177090

Funeral of President Harrison...

Item #177090

March 30, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament";  the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More  

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177089

Benjamin Harrison illustration...

Item #177089

March 23, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Benjamin Harrison" by Chominsky; Uncle Sam illustration by Rogers; fullpage photo of the building the Lawson Cup-Defender; The Oil-fields of California; The Cuban Situation; In Camp with Lumber Jack; doublepage centerfold "The Rush Hour at the New York Approach to the Brooklyn Bridge" by Lowell; and othe... See More  

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$38.00
177087

Inauguration issue of Williams McKinley...

Item #177087

March 09, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1901  This issue is printed in blue and orange ink. Full page illustration of President William McKinley by Hitchcock; Swearing in the Vice-President; The Record of the Administration with illustrations; The Cuban Situation; full page illustration "The Illumination on the Night of the Inauguration"; full page "The Ladies of the Administra... See More  

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$98.00
177065

Christmas Eve In The Shopping District...

Item #177065

December 22, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1900  The doublepage centerfold has the frameable, "Christmas Eve In The Shopping District" by Everett Shinn; The cover has a color illustration, "The Toy Shop";  front page "Lassoing Bears In Arizona" by Deming; fullpage "Sawdust and other Christmas stuff..."; Across the Great Divide in Midwinter; The Im... See More  

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$64.00
177055

W.A. Rogers print...

Hemp Industry of the Philippines... .

Item #177055

September 01, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 1, 1900 "He Drove His Wedge Too Far", by W.A. Rogers; "On The Beach At Narragansett Pier" by Smedley;  U.S. Forces in China; Hemp Industry of the Philippines; The Visiting English Tennis-Players; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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$48.00
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