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October 02, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 2, 1830 Among the articles within are: "Negro Cloths", a letter signed in type: Andrew Jackson declining an offer to attend a public dinner in Knoxville; "Virginia Gold" "Origin of the Slave Trade"; a letter to John Adams concerning "Anticipated Revolutions" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, datelines "M... See More
January 01, 1899
A 7 issue set containing one issue each from the administrations of Benjamin Harrison, Grover Cleveland (2nd), William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Woodrow Wilson, and Warren Harding. This is set 4 in a five part collection.
April 07, 1804
NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.
March 14, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1857 A vol. 1 issue. Inside has 8 illustrations regarding 'Our 18th Inauguration Day', including an illustration of George Washington, Mount Vernon, & James Buchanan & John Adams. But the prime content here is the text of the Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney. Very significant.
Also featured is an article on A Nutmeg Pl... See More
August 08, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1857 Front page illustration of "An Arab Council" and "Service in the Greek Chapel of the Holy Sepulchre" features an accompanying article "Travel Notes in Bible Lands". Many inside illustration of "Our Excursion to the Fishing Banks." Also a small illustration of "Hon. Henry C. Murphy, U.S. Minister ... See More
September 19, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 19, 1857 The front page "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" features close to half page illustration 'View of Nazareth' and a smaller illustration entitled 'Shrine of the Annunciation'. "The Candidates for the Governorship of Pennsylvania" features the illustrations of 'Hon. Isaac Hazlehurst', "Hon. David Wil... See More
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
March 09, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861 The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore",... See More
September 21, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 21, 1861 The full front page shows: "The Army Forge". Inside has several half page prints including: "Hqts. of Major-General Fremont's Bodyguard at St. Louis, Missouri" "Camp Blood Near Pilot Knob, Missouri" "Gallant Exploit of Aid-de-camp Fiske at the Bombardment of Fort Hatteras" "View of Fort H... See More
August 30, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1862 The full front page is a print of: "Brigadier-General Michael Corcoran, Late Colonel 69th Regiment New York State Militia". Prints inside include: "John Morgan's Highwaymen Sacking a Peaceful Village in the West" "Negroes Building Stockades Under the Recent Act of Congress" "The Late General R. L. M'Coo... See More
March 14, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 14, 1863 The full front page is a print of: "Teaching the Negro Recruits the Use of the Minie Rifle", a print showing Black soldiers.
Other nice prints within include a full page with three prints and a map: "Beulah Battery, at the Junction of Burnside and Vernon Rivers", "The Rebel Turtle Ram Just Launched at Savannah", "The... See More
May 30, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1863 The front page has a print of: "The Tug 'Rumsey' Accoutred For Running the Rebel Batteries at Vicksburg" with a related article. Prints inside include a small: "Map of the Vicinity of Vicksburg & Jackson, Mississippi, Showing the Theatre of General Grant's Operations"; two prints of: "Banks's Campa... See More
November 19, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 19, 1864 The front page has prints of: "Lieutenant William B. Cushing" and "Destruction of the Rebel Ram 'Albemarle' at Plymouth, North Carolina".
Inside page prints include: "Confederate Iron-clads on the James, Below Chaffin's Bluff" "Gen. Butler & Staff Watching the Battle from Johnson House" &quo... See More
August 05, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1865 The front page has prints of: "The Late Right Reverend Alonzo Potter" "The Late Rev. Newton Heston" and "The Boat Race at Poughkeepsie, New York". Prints inside include a full page: "Reception of the German Singing Societies at the City Hall Park" and: "The Launch of the Ironclad 'Dunderberg". T... See More
March 23, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Benjamin F. Wade'. Fullpg: 'The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Terr.' - re Fetterman, Halfpg: 'The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer', double page centerfold has illustrations of 'Southern Justice' showing hatred towards the Negro.
Other news and advertisements of... See More
February 12, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 12, 1870 The front page features a full page "Christmas-Day in St. Peter's - 'Open the Gates and Let the King of Glory In'". Fine port scene is a full page print: 'Landing of the Remains of Mr. Peabody At Portland' Full page and 2 illustrations on: 'The Funeral Of Victor Noir' 3 scenes of: 'Aerial Voyages... See More
August 06, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1870 This issue contains a full page Winslow Homer print: "On the Bluff At Long Branch at the Bathing Hour". The front page features a fullpage illustration "Going to Market". A full page "Map of the Seat of War in Europe". Full page political cartoon re. "The New Comet - A Phenomenon Now Visible in All Parts o... See More
January 27, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 27, 1872 The front page is mostly taken up with an article: "The Ku-Klux" which is early discussion of the clan, and also includes an illustration: "Mississippi Ku-Klux in the Disguises in Which they were Captured".
Also within the issue are prints: "Wood Sellers, Richmond, Virginia" nearly a full page Thomas Nast political c... See More
July 13, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "What H. G. Knows About Thrashing." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Bringing the Thing Home- (Dedicated to the Baltimore Convention)." Two 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "A Rough Estimate" and "An Extemporized Dolly Varden." (Negro Workers). Full pg. illus. of "The Mig... See More
October 10, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 10, 1874 Full ftpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' shows the men involved, plus other scenes. Fullpg: 'The Intl. Rifle Match' dblpgctrfld: 'A Wild Boar Hunt in Olden Time' fullpg: 'The Fall River Disaster' shows 3 scenes of the terrible fire.
Complete in sixteen pages.
February 27, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 27, 1875 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Trouble Has Commenced-A Tale of Anxiety." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Washington, Lincoln, and Grant."
Doublepage centerfold of "Lady Washington's Reception Day." 1/6 pg. portrait of "The Hon. Francis M. Cockrell." 2/3 pg. illus. of "General And Lady Wash... See More
July 03, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Clearing a Field of Grasshoppers', plus text. Halfpg: 'Indians Trading at a Frontier Town'. Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Beware!'
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.
July 24, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "Uncle Sam Beats All Creation." Inside are ten illus. of "The Saratoga Prizes." 1/2 pg. illus. entitled "They Which Run in a Race Run All, But One Receiveth the Prize." Full pg. illus. containing many smaller illus. pertaining to "the Intercollegiate Boat Race-Headquarters of the Cr... See More
March 25, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1876 Full front-page Thomas Nast: 'Fixing Things - A Proper Steering Apparatus Found'. This print includes "The New Democratic Slate... For President, Jefferson Davis, of the South, For Vice-President, Fernando Wood, of the North."; Full-page: 'The Martha Washington Reception, New York Academy of Music'; ... See More
July 08, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled 'Why We Laugh'. A full page illustration 'Pro Patria - 1776'. Great full page bird's-eye-view of: 'St. Louis, Missouri.' is displayable. Doublepage centerfold 'The Centennial - Interior of the Main Building, Near the Music Stand, Looking East.' A 3/4 page Tho... See More
July 22, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 22, 1876 The entire front page is a nice political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "The Democratic (Deformed) Tiger 'Fixed' ".
Within this issue is over a full column article headed: "The Montana Slaughter", which in addition to follow up work by General Crook also gives an account of the Custer Massacre of June... See More
August 05, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 5, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Hen(dricks)-Pecked'. An article entitled 'The Ku-Klux.' Full page Nast cartoon showing Indians entitled 'Bill Passed providing for Two New Military Posts by the Generous Democratic House'. A.B. Frost doublepage centerfold: 'The Intercollegiate Regatta, Saratoga Lake, Ju... See More
February 22, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1879 Front page illustration: 'Anxious Moments'. Double page centerfold: 'Shooting Cattle at Standing Rock Indian Agency' is by W.A. Rogers, showing many Indians. Full page: 'Sketches at the New York Pigeon Show'. 3/4 page illustration: 'The Execution of Moncasi for an Attempt on the Life of King Alfonso'. Full... See More
April 12, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "History Repeats Itself - A Little Too Soon." Inside are four 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "Society of American Artists - Selections from the Second Expedition, At the Kurtz Gallery, Madison Square Garden." Full pg. illus. of "The Soup Kitchen Charity."
Dblpgctrfld. of "Marriage of... See More
May 10, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Bulldozer' shows the Democratic tiger. Nice fullpg: 'View from Ft. Hamilton, New York Harbor--the Sunset Gun' is displayable. Another Nast cartoon shows "The Democratic Dilemma" and a full page print: "The Good Old Times".
Other news and advertisements of the day are inclu... See More
August 09, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1879 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Halfpg: 'A Little Black Tea At Blackville'. Fullpg: 'The New Iron Pier At West Brighton Beach, Coney Island'. Halfpg: 'Four Celebrated Setters' (dogs). There are two 2/3 page prints: "Among the Tenement-Houses During the Heated Term--Just Before Daybreak" and "A Narrow Way in Cairo&q... See More
April 17, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 17, 1880 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Don't." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Valley of Mexico form Chapultepec." 1/3 pg. portrait of "General James Watson Webb."
Doublepage centerfold of "English Church Architecture - Worcester Cathedral." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Die is Cast - Caesar and ... See More
August 14, 1880
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1880 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "The 'Harmonious Tribe' in Ambush". Great fullpg: "The New Summer Resort at Long Beach".
Halfpg. print: "Parade-Day" shows Blacks, with one man in a band uniform. Full page print: "Going to the Spring". A full page Nast cartoon: "General Inspection" plu... See More
February 05, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 5, 1881 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Oh, The Degradation of It." Inside is a 1/2 pg. Nast illus. of "Our Refunding Will Astonish the World - When We Launch Our New Bonds." Four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The New Senate of the United States."
Doublepage centerfold of "Fourteenth Exhibition of the American Society of Pain... See More
June 25, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1881 Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "A Falling Off - Of Bosses." Half-page illustration of "Convention of Cotton Planters, Memphis, Tennessee." Half-page illustration of "The Museum of Fine Arts, St. Louis, Missouri." Full page illustration of "The Veteran's Room, Seventh Regiment Armory." Half-p... See More
July 08, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1881 As noted at the very top of the ftpg., this is a rare "SPECIAL EDITION" of this famous title, devoted to the assassination of President James Garfield.
The full front page is a portrait of "The Tragedy at Washington - The Assassin Charles Jules Guiteau." Inside is a full pg. print captioned: "The Assassin Firing the Second... See More
July 30, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1881 Decorative full ftpg: 'A Regatta--Rounding the Lightship' showing a yacht race. Full page Nast print: "Carrying the War into Africa." Full page with 5 prints of: "The Voyage of the 'Eira'". Double page centerfold shows: "A Sultry Day"Fullpg. with 3 scenes of: 'What the New Juvenile Laws are Intende... See More
April 01, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 1, 1882 Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "Bismark In His Country Home". Halfpg: "A Very Bad Bear" shows a playful cub. Nice fullpg. J.G. Brown print: "The Lost Child" is great. Fullpg. with 4 scenes: "The Mississippi Floods--Scenes at Vicksburg". One-third pg: "Immense Fleet of Icebergs off the Coast of Newfoundland"... See More
June 03, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1882 Front full pg. illus. of "Caught in the Ice Fields of the North Atlantic." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dead Stowaway." Several small portraits of "The Bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church South." Two full pg. illus. of "Never Too Late to Mend" and "Decoration Day in New York." Full pg. N... See More
November 11, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 11, 1882 The front page of the issue is comprised of a nice fullpage illustration 'A Fire at a New York Dock -- The River Fire Brigade at Work' which is a good view of a fire boat fighting a ship fire. Inside the issue is a three-quarter page 'The Burning of the Park Theatre'. The doublepage centerfold is of 'The New York Pension Ag... See More
April 14, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1883 Full ftpg. shows "Peter Cooper" the American industrialist, inventor, philanthropist, and candidate for President of the United States. A biography of him is on pg. 2.
Prints incise include: "House in Which Jefferson Wrote the Declaration of Independence...Philadelphia" "Sketches from the New York National Academy of Des... See More
December 20, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 20, 1884 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great two page spread with two prints by noted artist Thomas Nast. One is captioned: "Hello! Santa Claus!" showing a girl on the telephone, and the other is: "Hello! Little One!" showing Santa Claus on the phone as well. This is the classic portly, jolly image of Santa (Nast ... See More
February 14, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1885 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "Jonas Grappitt's Valentine." Inside are two 1/4 pg. illus. of "Yseult Dudley" and "Chinese Gordon, The Defender of Khartoom."
Doublepage centerfold of "The Siege of the Loves - Capitulation Imminent." Full pg. illus. of "The New York Athletic Club, ... See More
March 21, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 21, 1885 Full ftpg. view of 'Edwin Booth'. Nice fullpg: 'Ice Gorges In the Delaware' & 'Camp Fire Stories' & 'Odds & Ends at Albany--Notes from an Artist's Sketchbook'.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.
June 06, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1885 Front page print: "Cruelty" by Thomas Nast. Nice fullpg: "Pedestal for Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island". Fullpg. on view of "Cathedral of the Incarnation, Garden City, Long Island". Fullpg: "The Homes & Tombs of Jefferson & Madison". Full page print: "The 'City of Ber... See More
August 08, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1885 Full ftpg: 'The Children's Wreath' shows Grant on his deathbed. 3/4 pg: 'Salmon Fishing in Canada'.
Doublepage centerfold has 12 scenes re. 'Metropolis in Mourning' for Grant's death. 3/4 pg: 'Gen. Grant's Death--The News in the Far West' & fullpg: 'Grant's Tomb, Looking North'.
Other ... See More
September 17, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 17, 1887 Perhaps the best print in this issue is the full front page captioned: "Burning the Range" by famed Western artist Frederic Remington.
But there are many other prints within this issue including a full page with 9 vignettes of: "Sketches In Amsterdam"; a halfpg: "The Minneapolis Exposition Building by Night"; sm... See More
October 08, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 8, 1887 Full ftpg: 'The Presidential Tour' shows Pres. Cleveland & wife in their private railroad car. Nice fullpg: 'The Grand Army Celebration at St. Louis'. Two fullpg. prints of yachts in the America's Cup race. Fullpg: 'Sketches of the New York Quarantine Establishment' includes 16 scenes.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
April 14, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1888 Nice full ftpg. illus: "General Benjamin Harrison, of Indiana". Full page print: "A 'Proclaimed Meeting' Held in Boats in the West of Ireland". Nice doublepage centerfold: "U.S. Artillery School at Fortress Monroe" shows 13 scenes. Great fullpg: "Cimarron, Colorado" shows 6 scenes, 1 of a Cimarron c... See More
May 19, 1888
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1888 Fullpg: 'Roger Q. Mills, of Texas, Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee'. Nice fullpg: 'The Centennial of the Organization of the Presbyterian Church of the U.S.' "Lester Wallack and His Most celebrated Impersonations" is a full page with 9 prints of him in various costumes.
Another full page shows: "The Floods... See More
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