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633402

Nice Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #633402

January 04, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




Although the full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus, this print is damaged as a portion to the right is missing. But the other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, ca... See More  

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633393

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #633393

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863   The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children (see). A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inches.

The front page has two prints: ... See More  

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633391

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #633391

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1863 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children (see). A very displayable print which measures about 16... See More  

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633389

Thomas Nast Santa, plus the Supplement issue...

Item #633389

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871  The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More  

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633384

Thomas Nast Santa, plus the Supplement issue...

Item #633384

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871  The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage c... See More  

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633381

Thomas Nast Santa...

Item #633381

December 30, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to ... See More  

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633379

Very displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus on the front page...

Item #633379

January 03, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




The entire front page features a very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep."  which is very displayable (see photo).  Nast Santa Claus prints are very desirable as he is credited with creating the modern, "jolly"... See More  

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633378

Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #633378

December 25, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a fram... See More  

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633377

Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #633377

December 25, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 



* Caricaturist Thomas Nast

* Christmas - Santa Claus




Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a fram... See More  

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633334

First appearance of the Democratic Donkey... Nice Judaica print...

Item #633334

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  

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633333

First appearance together of the Democratic donkey & Republican elephant...

Item #633333

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 27, 1879  An ideal issue for any political junkie as it contains the famous Thomas Nast print with the first appearance together of the Republican elephant & Democratic donkey. Thomas Nast was the creator of these two famous political symbols making this a very significant print. The caption reads: "Stranger Things Have Happened."

The balanc... See More  

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633319

Early Salt Lake City... Paul Morphy the famous chess player...

Item #633319

September 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858  The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical. The condition of this print is quite nice (see).

The front page shows: "Rev. Samuel I. Prime, D.D." with text on hi... See More  

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633318

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #633318

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860 



* Early print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln

* Running for United States President




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 ... See More  

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633317

Print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln, pre-election...

Item #633317

May 12, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860 



* Early print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln

* Running for United States President




Front has a half page illustration: "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 prominenc... See More  

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633266

Thomas Nast's first Republican elephant print... Homer print...

Item #633266

November 07, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1874 



* Famous 1st Republican elephant print

* Thomas Nast illustration

* Winslow Homer print




The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republic... See More  

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633263

First appearance of the Democratic Donkey... Nice Judaica print...

Item #633263

January 15, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1870 



* Democratic Donkey makes it's debut

* Famous Thomas Nast illustration




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 appeara... See More  

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633048

The Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, and more...

Item #633048

June 03, 1876

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 3, 1876 



* Centennial International Exposition

* 1st ever World's Fair prints




Inside has two pages with 4 prints on the: "Opening of the American Centennial Exhibition" in Philadelphia, in addition to a nice doublepage centerfold: "The American Centennial Exhibition: President Grant Declaring The Exhibition Open in Front of the ... See More  

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633018

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

Item #633018
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Sept., Oct. and Nov., 1868, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues 8 pages, very nice condition.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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632972

Best of all Nast Santa Claus prints!

Item #632972

January 01, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1881  The most notable print is the terrific doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "MERRY OLD SANTA CLAUS.", a classic image & perhaps one of the most reproduced of all Santa Claus prints used today in a wealth of advertisements and Christmas-themed promotions, etc. This print has water staining at  center of the left & right ma... See More  

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632970

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #632970

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 



* Winslow Homer Christmas print



The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelp... See More  

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632969

Winslow Homer front page Christmas print...

Item #632969

January 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 



* Winslow Homer Christmas print



The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume.

Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelp... See More  

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632963

Famous Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #632963

December 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876  The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing ... See More  

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632962

Christmas issue....

Item #632962

December 14, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York Dec. 14, 1912  Included are the outer wrappers, the front showing the New Year's baby sitting atop the globe beneath which is printed "Christmas". The front page features a great print: "A National Calamity" showing Santa Claus in an early airplane, crashing into the moon & spilling his toys, trees, etc. The nice, color doublepage cent... See More  

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632958

Santa Claus by Thomas Nast... "The New Comer...", by F.S. Church...

Item #632958

January 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 5, 1878 



* 2 Thomas Nast prints

* Santa Claus - Christmas




The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals", by famed artist F.S. Church.

There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one being a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" showing a full-fi... See More  

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632956

Santa Claus on the front page... F.S. Church Christmas centerfold...

Item #632956

December 18, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1897  The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves.

Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full pg:"Christmas Carnival on the Ice, Amsterdam."; a full page color print: "I've Kept My E... See More  

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632949

Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #632949

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. Although this print is sewn-in, the tiny binding holes have been repaired from the reve... See More  

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632943

Great Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #632943

December 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  Dec. 29, 1866  Althought there are several other prints in this issue, certainly the prime feature is the great Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "Santa Claus & His Works" which includes over a dozen vignettes, eight of which show Santa Claus.  The central print is nice, showing Santa Claus filling stockings by a fireplace (see). This p... See More  

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632867

Very historic Nast print: "The First Vote" of African-Americans in the reconstructed South...

Item #632867

November 16, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  Historic & significant full front page Thomas Nast illustration: "The First Vote" shows an African-American man voting. During the Reconstruction South voting rights for free Blacks came slowly with obstacles such as poll taxes, literacy requirements, etc. This very historic print shows a proud African-American--with others in line b... See More  

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632655

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

Item #632655
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Oct. and Nov., 1868, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues 8 pages, very nice condition.

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632653

The Vintage in California... a great wine making print...

Item #632653

October 05, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 5, 1878 



* Great wine making illustration



Certainly the most desired print in this is the terrific doublepage centerfold titled: "The Vintage in California--At Work at the Wine Presses" which is the quintessential print for any lover of American wines. A beautiful print for display and in very nice condition. There are two very tiny bind... See More  

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632531

Two dramatic issues on the Chicago fire...

Item #632531

October 28, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21 and 28, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871



A nice pair of consecutive issues on the Chicago fire, the Oct. 21 issue containing a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Bird's-Eye View of Chicago As It Was Before The Great Fire" as well other unrelated prints.

The Oct. 28 issues has a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Chicago I... See More  

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632340

Most famous of all Homer Civil War prints...

Item #632340

November 15, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 15, 1862 



* Winslow Homer

* Sharpshooter




Although there are many fine prints in this issue certainly the most desired would be the full page Winslow Homer print titled: "The Army of the Potomac--A Sharp-Shooter on Picket Duty." This print is in very nice, clean condition.

Other nice prints in this issue include the full front page captione... See More  

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632338

Brigham Young illustration on the front page...

Item #632338

September 03, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 Nice front page article and illustration: 'Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City'. Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations.  Two leaves are damaged including one with the Winslow Homer print.

Sixteen pages, some margin tears, two leaves damaged.

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632130

Homer's famous "Snap The Whip"...

Item #632130

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873   This issue has a double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" done by famed artist Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most desired issue from the 60 year run of the newspaper--features several young boys playing... See More  

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632087

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

Item #632087
NEW YORK TRIBUNE and TIMES, a lot of six issues of July, August & September, 1865, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. Very early baseball from shortly after the Civil War. All are complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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631895

Notable Abraham Lincoln political cartoon, with racial overtones...

Item #631895

August 25, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 25, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln as Charles Blondin, tightrope walker

* Political cartoon - Negroes - racial overtones




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. ... See More  

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631884

Very early Abraham Lincoln print in a newspaper...

Item #631884

November 10, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 10, 1860  This remains one of the most desired issues from this famous illustrated newspaper 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, Feb. 12, 1809". This is one of the first newspaper images of Lincoln, particularly of ... See More  

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631833

Many prints of Geronimo...

Item #631833

April 24, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 24, 1886  The entire front page is taken up with two prints captioned: "Closing Scenes of the Apache War", the upper one: "Geronimo and His Band" and the lower one: "General Crook's Conference With Geronimo", showing both, among others. Inside has a full page with four prints of: "The Hostile Apaches" with each c... See More  

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631673

Dozens of displayable 19th century prints...

Item #631673
(10) HARPER'S WEEKLY!  Ten 2nd-rate issues from 1866 thru 1890.  This is a nice lot of 10 different dates, in 2nd-rate 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 a... See More  

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631292

Great print of a baseball game in progress...

Item #631292

July 02, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 



* Early baseball action print





Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'At... See More  

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631071

Lot of six New York Tribune issues with early baseball reports...

Item #631071
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Sept. & Oct, 1870, each containing on the front page (1) or back page (5) a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues are complete 8 pages, two have European war maps on the front page, very nice condition.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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631017

See the huge foldout of the city of Philadelphia...

Item #631017

May 27, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1876  Certainly the prime feature is the huge foldout print captioned: "Bird's-Eye View Of Philadelphia" which folds out to measure 22 12 by 32 inches. This print is commonly missing from the issue given its displayability, and when present it is usually damaged with tears & wrinkles from constant folding & unfolding. this print is ... See More  

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631011

Homer's famous "Snap The Whip"...

Item #631011

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873  



* Winslow Homer's most famous print

* Great for framing

* SNAP-THE-WHIP




This issue has a double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" done by famed artist Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most des... See More  

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630990

The Wright brothers fly... A nice first report...

Item #630990

January 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904 



* Wright Brothers 1st flight

* Kitty Hawk NC North Carolina

* Wilbur & Orville 1st report




The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. 

The article... See More  

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630955

Emancipated slaves... Ice skating at Central Park...

Item #630955

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864  The most desired & notable print is likely the full page captioned: "Emancipated Slaves, White and Colored" showing one man with a brand on his forehead.

The front page shows the: "Ruins of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration". Inside has a full page: "Snowy Morning--On Picket&qu... See More  

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630953

A.B. Frost hunting prints... Remington also...

Item #630953

October 02, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1897  Terrific that this issue still has the colorful & decorative outer  wrappers, the front wrapper noting: "Sportsman's Number" and showing a man duck hunting (see). The back cover is a "Remington Arms" ad with a hunting theme.

The full inside front page is by F. Remington: "A Wounded Bull Elk", plus a fu... See More  

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630237

The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #630237

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 2, 1871



* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints




Full ftpg. political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes... See More  

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630044

1931 Lillian Leitzel circus death...

Item #630044

February 16, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931



* Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report)

* Acrobat & strongwoman circus star

* Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey

* Trapeze artist fall




Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have... See More  

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629802
Item #629802
Thirty-five issues of Civil War Era Harper's Weekly Illustrated (1861-1865), complete in 16 pages, average to moderate condition, priced below regular retail.

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629731

Attempt to assassinate Truman...

Item #629731

November 02, 1950

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 2, 1950  The banner headline announces: "PLOT TO KILL TRUMAN FAILS - 2 SLAIN, 3 SHOT IN GUN FIGHT" with related subheads. See the hyperlink for much more on this assassination plot.

Present are 12 pages but many leaves are lacking. Good condition. Curiously this is the same newspaper which almost two years earlier, to the day, printed the famous headline... See More  

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