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March 10, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 10, 1860 Ftpg: "Hon. Robert M.T. Hunter, U.S. Senator from Virginia". "Gen. Amos Pillsbury, Chief of the N.Y. Metropolitan Police". Rather small W. Homer print: "On The Beach". Fullpg: "The Gale of Feb. 10th in New York Bay". "The Steamer 'Peytona' ". This issue also contains the 4th and final installment of "... See More
August 11, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 11, 1860 Inside: 18 small illus. pertaining to "Reminiscences of a visit to the "Great Eastern," by Our Artist July 28, 1860." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The City of Halifax, Nova Scotia." Full pg. illus. containing five smaller illus. pertaining to "Stray Leaves from the Sketchbook of a Lady at Newport." Seven small illus... See More
Supporting Lincoln and Hamlin in the 1860 Presidential race... William Walker, print and details of life and death...
October 13, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1860 The front page shows "His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales at the Tomb of Washington". Inside shows: "The Late General Walker, the Filibuster". A 2nd report, "The End of Walker", provides additional details of his death. Yet another report, "Hondoras... The Capture of Walker", provides... 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
May 05, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1860 The prime feature of this issue would have to be the great doublepage centerfold print captioned: "Bloody, Brutal, and Blackguard Prize-Fight In England, Between Heenan and Sayers, On April 17, 1860" which shows hundreds of spectators.
This historic boxing match is considered the very first world boxing championship. It is a terrific boxi... 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
January 15, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 15, 1870 Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to... See More
July 30, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1859 The front page features a half page illustration of "The Late Prince Metternich" with an accompanying article. Inside contains a full page map of "The Seat of War in Italy, Showing the Famous Austrian Quadrilateral." The continuation of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Two half page illustrations of "Th... See More
August 06, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1859 The front of the issue features a poem entitled "The Grandmother's Apology" by Alfred Tennyson with an illustration by Millais. Inside are 12 small illustrations of "Golden Images Found in Indian Graves in the Province of Chiriqui, New Granada." Two full page illustration of "A Day in the Country -The Picnic" and... See More
September 10, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1859 The front page features a third-page view of 'The City of Portland, Maine' and a third-page illustration of "The 'Great Eastern' Steamship Ready For Sea" with an accompanying article. Inside has a one-third page illustration of 'The City of Chicago' which includes 9 scenes as well as a half page illustr... See More
February 18, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 18, 1860 There is a small & uncaptioned Winslow Homer print on the ftpg., plus another on the front page captioned: 'Allow Me to Examine the Young Lady'. There is yet a 3rd Homer print: 'Hon. J.M. Curry of Ala.'. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'View of Broadway, Opposite Fulton St., N.Y.' at winter time. 'Pope Pius the 9th'. This issue also con... See More
July 14, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 14, 1860 Nice ftpg. illustration: "Diagram of the Eclipse of the Sun on July 18, 1860" plus text. Nice fullpg: "Uniforms of the 7th Regiment N.Y. State Militia". Fullpg: "The 4th of July--80 Years Ago" & "The 4th of July--Nowadays", both being displayable.
Complete in 16 pages.
April 17, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1875 Two front 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Fair Critic." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Required to Live Under a New Order of Things."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Great Revival in England-A Service of Messrs. Moody and Sankey at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, London." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Th... See More
June 23, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, June 23, 1860 Ftpg. has 6 comic scenes on: "The Derby Day" at Epsom Downs. Very nice fullpg. print: "Epsom Racecourse--The Coming In" showing the race in progress. Quarterpg: "Tommy" of the Japanese Embassy. Four dramatic illus. of: "The Great Tornado" in Camanche, Iowa & Albany City, Illinois. Fullpg. shows: '... See More
June 30, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, June 30, 1860 There is a fullpg: "Departure of Garibaldi & His Followers from Genoa". A decorative dblpgctrfld: "Ball Given by the City of New York to the Japanese Embassy". One-third pg has: "The Royal Palace at Palermo".
Complete in 16 pages.
November 10, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860 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 the more desirable issues from the Lincoln era, from before he became president.
Oth... See More
March 24, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 24, 1860 Front 1/2 pg. illus. of "Reading the Parable of the Prodigal Son the Deaf Mutes at Their Church in Eighteenth Street, New York, March 11, 1860." Inside: 1/2 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert Toombs, of Georgia." Two large illus. pertaining to "The War in Morocco" including "Moorish Life-On the Balcony" and "Moorish Life-In D... See More
May 19, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 19, 1860 Front page illustrations of the two Union Candidates for President & Vice Pres: 'John Bell, of Tenn.' and 'Ed. Everett, of Mass.' Full page with 6 illus. of: 'Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church'. Nice doublepage centerfold: 'The Republicans in Nominating Convention in their Wigwam at Chicago, May, 1860', wherein Lin... See More
Item #180007HARPER'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 centerfol... See More
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July 23, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1881 This "regular" edition of Harper's on the death of President James Garfield, and is entirely different from the "Special" edition of the same date as found as item 576833 on our website.
The full front page is entitled 'The archery tournament, Prospect Park, Brooklyn'. The... See More
July 27, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 27, 1861 The front page is taken up with prints of "General Prentis" "Brigadier-General Williams" and a scene of: "Departure of General Lyon & His Command from Boonville, Missouri, for the Arkansas Border."
Other prints inside include: "The Battle of Rich Mountain" & another full page of "Wilson's Z... See More
January 29, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 29, 1859 Half front page illustration of 'Rev. J.W. Cummings, D.D' also features an accompany article. "Employment of Women" features an article and many small illustrations of women working in Douglas & Sherwood's Skirt Manufactory. "The Pope's Railway Car" article also features three illustrations. Two one-third page ... See More
December 05, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 5, 1891 Front full pg. illus. of After Christmas." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus of "The Ruins of the Metzerott Music Hall, Washington." 1/6 pg. portrait of "Charles L. Tiffany." 1/4 pg. portrait of "M. Ignace Jan Paderewski." Three full pg. illus. of "Jack's Christmas Dinner - Plum Duff"; "The Keeper's Christ... See More
November 28, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857 The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.
A text article "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hostility ... See More
May 19, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY May 19, 1866 Two 1/3 pg. illus. of "Major General Judson Kilpatrick, U.S. Minister to Chile" and "Commodore John Rodgers, U.S.N." Also a 1/3 pg. illus. of the "Bombardment of Valparaiso by the Spanish Fleet, March 31, 1866." Inside is a full pg. illus. entitled "'Mustered Out' Colored Volunteers at Little Rock, Arkansas." Dblpgctr... See More
February 13, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1858 The front page features an article "The Honorable Edward Everett" with a nearly half-page illustration of the same. "The Red Petticoat and its Pedigree" features several fashion illustrations. "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" has a one-third page illustration "Fountain at Antioch" and a smaller illustration... See More
November 25, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 25, 1882 Front page print: "The Sea-Gull's Song". Halfpg: "An Inspection Car On The Pennsylvania Railroad". Full page print with 3 scenes: "Sunday Morning in the Eel Market, Catherine Slip, New York".
Terrific doublepage centerfold. by Frenzeny: "Taming & Training The American Mustang" shows 11 scenes. F... See More
July 12, 1884
Here is a great doublepage centerfold of Harper's Weekly newspaper dated July 12, 1884. This print is captioned: "The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Some Characteristic Features of the City" including several scenes. A beautiful item for display, measuring 16 by 22 inches. In great condition. This is not the complete issue, but rather 8 pages which includes the centerfold.
January 14, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1860 (Winslow Homer print only!). Full page Homer print: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset". Two light stains and a bit of loss at the top of the print, plus 2 smaller stains in the upper margin. Small archival mend in the outer margin.
January 01, 1890
ONCE A WEEK, New York, 1890. Subtitled: "An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper", it is formated much like Harper's Weekly but is much more rare. Contains a wealth of illustrations within its 16 pages. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date or content, but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 16x11 inches, generally nice condition.
January 17, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 17, 1857 This is just the third issue published. Very few illustrations, but they include: 'Peter Cartwright, the Pioneer Preacher of the West' 'Modern Naples' which has 3 illustrations.
Complete in 16 pages, in very good condition (as shown), and contains additional prints and related text.
May 14, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1859 Illustrations include: 'Plan of the Fortification of Vera Cruz', 'Struggle with a Buck' and 'Panther Hunting in Africa' and a great full page view of: 'The Flood in the Mississippi' plus another full page on the 'Fireworks at the Brooklyn City Hall'. This issue also contains a serialized portion of &quo... See More
September 29, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 29, 1860 Ftpg. has a one-third pg. illus. of: "The Washington Aqueduct Bridge" in Washington, D.C. Two fullpg. illus. showing: "The Treason of Arnold on the Night of Sept. 21, 1780" & "The Capture of Andre, Sept. 23, 1780". A 1/3 illus. of "Landing of a Party of Garibaldians in Calabria on the Night of August 9-1... See More
March 17, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY March 17, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "Snuffing the Candle for Grandpa." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Railroad Bridge Across the Hudson River at Albany, New York." Ten small illus. pertaining to "Jerusalem from the Golden Gate, Showing the Temple Area in the Fore Ground, with the Mosques and Minarets in the Holy Place." Four small illus. perta... See More
March 31, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1866. Ftpg. article: 'The Game Of Billiards' with illustrations of 4 famous players, including Michael Phelan. Fullpg. of scenes in Peru. Very nice dblpgctrfld: 'Ireland & the Fenian Leaders'. Halfpg: 'The Ice Bridge Over Niagara' & one 'The Fenian Excitement'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.
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July 14, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1866 Doublepage centerfold has five illustrations, two rather large showing: 'Vicksburg, from the Old Spanish Fort' and 'Natchez on the Hill', plus 3 other scenes. Small scene shows: 'Negro in Stocks: A Scene in Florida' and 'Sunday Amusements at New Orleans--Duel at the Half-Way House'. Full page "The Uprising of Italy&q... See More
September 22, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1866 Ftpg. shows: "The Southern Loyalists' Convention at Phila.--Parson Brownlow Passing thru the Ranks of the Northern Delegation" with another fullpg. and a dblpgctrfld. on this inside: "Southern Loyalists' Convention In Philadelphia - Mass Meeting Of Southern And Northern Delegates In front Of The Union League Building." Terri... See More
February 10, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 10, 1872 Most of the ftpg. is a railroad scene captioned: 'Danger Ahead'. Two nearly halfpg. scenes showing: 'Snow-Bound on the Central Pacific Railroad'. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing H. Greeley as a Presidential nominee. Two prints showing various ironclad monitors in the Dela
February 01, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 1, 1873 The front page features a full page illustration of 'The Late Right Hon. Lord Lytton, G.C.M.G.' Two pages features several illustrations on 'Life In China'. Very nice full page illustration 'The Sentinels--Gigantic Trees of California'. Full page with two scenes of 'Italian Immigrants in New York'. An article ... See More
September 10, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1881 Full ftpg print by W. A. Rogers: "An Anxious Night in the Cabinet Room". Full page print: "Excursion of Five Points Children and Their Mothers". Nice fullpg. scene of the inside of "The New York Stock Exchange". Doublepage centerfold: "The Exportation of Cattle from New York to England"plus much more.
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March 18, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1882 Front full pg. illus. of "The Western Floods - Homeless and Adrift." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "A Visit to the Island of Mauritius." Six 1/6 pg. portraits of "Railway Magnates." Full pg. illus. of "The Romance of a Garret." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "What is Our Foreign Policy?&q... See More
July 04, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 4, 1891 Full front page: 'The Grant Monument to be Erected in Chicago'. Full page: 'Viewing the Regatta of the N.Y. Yacht Club from the Club Boat'. Doublepage centerfold: 'Dinner Time on a French Liner'. Full page: 'Food Preservation--Cold Storage'. Full page by Remington: 'Gen. Miles Review the Mexican Army' on hors... See More
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.
Item #180005HARPER'S WEEKLY! Ten 1st-rate issues from 1866 thru 1890. This is a nice lot of 10 different dates, in good condition, with a variety of prints in each issue for which this paper is so famous. The set contains issues which range from 1866 thru 1890. A great lot for resale, or for someone wishing to begin a collection. The images shown are representative of the look and condit... See More
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January 01, 1891
THE ILLUSTRATED WORLD'S FAIR, Chicago, Illinois, 1891. A newspaper formatted much like "Harper's Weekly", this title focused entirely on the construction & related events of the Chicago Columbian Exposition, consequently having a very short life. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown... See More
January 01, 1894
THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York & Chicago, 1894. Many illustrations and photos within, formatted very much like "Harper's Weekly" but it had a relatively short life and is uncommon as such. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will be in the format as shown. 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
January 01, 1858
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS OF THE WORLD, London, 1858 Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly, with an ornate masthead and several illustrations throughout. Basically British content and scenes, although other content as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 16"x11" ... See More
September 04, 1901
CHRISTIAN HERALD, New York, Sept. 4, 1901 Five front page illustrations show: Scenes In The Great Free Land Rush In Oklahoma". Format is similar to Harper's Weekly although some of the reports have a religious theme. Good condition.
Item #180003EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a good price.
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