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SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN from Massachusetts and dated January 28, 1863. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports throughout from the day it was first reported which includes reports on: Berwick Bay Louisiana (LA), New Bern North Carolina (... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1861 through June 15, 1861. This is a six-issue set (part 5) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.
This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1861 The front page shows: "Uniforms of the Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Duryee, Now at Fortress Monroe". Also in this issue is a Winslow Homer print titled: "The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2 a.m. on May 24, 1861", prints of: "The Late Colonel Ellsworth&quo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Charles M. Schwab; The Man behind the Gun in our Navy; fullpage photos M. Santos-Dumont's Dirigible Balloon at Brighton Beach; fullpage photo Mrs. Peter D. Marton; fullpage photos The Highest Electric Station in the World; fullpage photos The Picturesque side of Regatta Week at Henley; two fullpages pho... See More
Harper's WEEKLY, January 23 - March 5, 1864 This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly issues containing all 6 installments of "A White Hand and a Black Thumb", by Henry Spicer, originally published by Charles Dickens' in All the Year Round. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually. The individual issues are described... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1901 The Long Island Automobile Club's 100-Mile Endurance Test; The Cuban Situation; The Political Outlook in Mexico; doublepage centerfold "The American Steel Industry: Pressing Armor-Plate In The Homestead Mills" by Peters; The Awakening of Coney Island; Colonel Alfred H. Belo; and other news of the day.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1900 The prime feature would be the nice full page containing nine, comic baseball prints captioned: "Some Fine Points of the National Game". A very displayable page on its own.
The full front page is a two-color print: "Is This Imperialism?" showing Uncle Sam and William McKinley against the Chinese. Other prints within include: &... See More
* Stephen A. Douglas' Children...
The front page of this 8 page issue contains various one column headlines concerning the Civil War, including "The Great Rebellion", "Retreat of
Rebels to Arkansas", and more. The most interesting item is a report on "Senator Douglas' Children", which describe
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 15, 1865 This was the day Lincoln died after having been shot at Ford's Theater the evening prior.
The front page shows: 'Major-General Edward R. S. Canby" and "Lieutenant-General Grant's Headwaters at City Point, Virginia". Other prints inside include: "The Rebel General Wade Hampton's Mansion in Columbia, South Carol... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1864 The full front pager is taken up with prints of: "The Chief Justices of the United States" with Salmon Chase as the central print, surrounded by John Jay, Oliver Ellsworth, Roger B. Taney, and John Marshall.
Many nice prints within including a full page: "View of the Stations on Grant's Military Railroad from City Point to His ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1872 Full ftpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon. Halfpg: 'The New City Hall, San Francisco'. Nice fullpg. montage of 9 illus. on: 'The North Carolina Bandits' with insets of the outlaws.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1892 Great full front page showing a train robbery, captioned: 'The Modern Dick Turpin' is a very displayable print. Full page shows 10: 'Beacons Along the South Coast'. Full page with 4 Remington prints on 'The 6th U.S. Cavalry Camp at Rapid Creek'. Nice Remington double page centerfold: 'A Good Day's Hunting in the Adi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872 Full ftpg. is a print of: 'The late Samuel Morse' with a related article inside.
Other prints include a half page: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery' and also: "Lincoln, The Emancipator; two-thirds page Nast print: "See, Where His
Grace Stands 'Tween Two Clergymen!"; full page ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1887 Very nice full ftpg: "The Yellowstone In Winter--A Surprise" shows skiers coming upon a heard of elk. Nice doublepage centerfold: "Winter Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" shows 8 scenes including 1 of "Old Faithful Geyser Going Off". Halfpg: "Catching Herring". Full page print by W.A. Rogers: "U... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 12, 1862 The front page has prints of: "Major-General Buell" "Brigadier-General Shields" and "Bomb-Proof Sandbag Battery at New Bern, North Carolina, Taken by General Burnside's Troops."
Inside has a full page with 3 prints: "Views at New Madrid and Point Pleasant" and another full page with 2 naval prints: &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 8, 1865 This issue was printed just one day prior to the surrender of Robert E. Lee to U.S. Grant at Appomattox.
The front page shows the: "Raising the Stars & Stripes Over the Capitol at Columbia, South Carolina" as well as a print of: "The Fifteenth Corps Crossing the South Edisto". Prints inside include a: "Map of th... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862 The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transports Embarking Troops at Alexandria" "Federal Troops at Hampton, Virginia"; a full page: "General Map of the Seat of War in Virginia, Showing the Road to Richmond" &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Lear (King Of) England." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Scenes on the Isthmus of Panama and Lake Nicaragua." Full pg. illus. of "Law and Moonshine - Crooked Whiskey in Western North Carolina." 2/3 of a dblpgcrfld. of "The Spoliation of a Monastery." Two 2/3 pg. illus. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1862 The full front page shows: "The Rebel Steamer 'Nashville' Running the Blockade at Beaufort, North Carolina". Other prints inside include: "Bird's-Eye View of the Attack on the Rebel Batteries on & Near Island Number Ten By Commodore Foote's Flotilla" "Bombardment of Island Number Ten by the Mortar Fleet... See More
Thomas Nast - political cartoon... "The Same Tunes By Another Fiddle..." re: Democrats vs. Republicans...
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. of "The Same Tunes by Another Fiddle Will Sound as Sweet." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Whited Sepulchre." (Ku Klux). 2/3 pg. illus. of "Mr. Carl Schurz and His Victims." Full pg. illus. of "Mosquitoes in the Country."
Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "August-What I Know Abo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1894 Front 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to the story "The Master." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Setting Shad-Net Poles." 1/4 pg. illus. of "The Barye Monument, Paris." Four small portraits of "Rear Admiral John Riwin, Rear Admiral Joseph S. Skerrett, The Hon. Thomas J. Jarvis, and Jesse Seligman." 1/2 pg. of illus. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1862 Full front page illustration shows: "The 'Nashville' and 'Tuscarora' at Southampton, England." Inside has a half pg: "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Merrimac,' and Sloop of War 'Germantown,' Off Craney Island"; half pg: "The Union Battery at Newport News"; full with four smaller illustratio... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1862 Two front page illustrations: "Closing Scene of the Naval Engagement Before Memphis, Tennessee" and "Colonel Ellet's Ram Approaching the City of Memphis, Tennessee, to Demand its Surrender." Other prints inside include: "Scene of the Battle of Front Royal Between the First Maryland Regiment and the Rebel Army" &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862 The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On the Pamunky, Lately Occupied by the Union Forces".
Other prints inside include: "The Army of the Potomac--Captain De Hart's Battery Shelling the Rebel Advance at the Battle of G... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 3, 1872 Front 1/3 page illustration of :"Grant and Education at the South-Learning to Read." Inside has a full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Baltimore 1861-1872."; a 1/4 page portrait of "The Hon. Thomas Settle, of North Carolina."; a 2/3 page Thomas Nast illustration entitled "Diogenes has Found the Honest Man-(Whi... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 17, 1884 Front page print: "Run Down in Mid-Ocean--Loss of the 'State of Florida'". Nice fullpg: "The Turpentine Industry in North Carolina" shows 5 scenes. Fullpg: "Scenes at the Bench Show, Madison Square Garden" shows 7 scenes. A full page print: "Forests Ablaze--Escaping From Devastated Homes". 3/4 pg. Tho... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 18, 1865 The entire front page is taken up with a very nice engraving captioned: "President Lincoln Taking the Oath At His Second Inauguration, March 4, 1865" showing just that. A great display issue as such.
An inside page has an article: "The President's Inaugural" which includes the text of his second inaugural address, which i... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1881 Front page print: "The Atlanta International Cotton Exposition--Reception to Visiting Governors". Fullpg. with 7 illus. & text on: 'The New Harvard Gymnasium'. Fullpg: 'Sweeping Broadway at Night' & 'Shutting off the Croton at the Central Park Reservoir' & 'Raising Turkeys for Market' shows... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 28, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Horace Greeley Delivering the Opening Oration' of the American Institute. Great fullpg: 'Hop Picking--A Western N.Y. Sept. Scene', halfpg: 'Registration at the South--Scene at Asheville, N.C.', 1/3 pg: 'The Sangerfest at Indianapolis'
Complete in sixteen pages.
Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Some foxing throughout otherwise nice. Complete in four pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 1, 1862 The full front page is a dramatic print captioned: "The Surrender of Fort Donelson, February 16, 1862" which is very nice for display.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Our Navy in the Savannah River--Loss of Steamer Winfield Scott--The Expedition in Warsaw Sound--Gun-Boats Entering Savannah River Above Fort Pulaski"; ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 3, 1864 The front page has: 'The Rebel Flag of Truce Boat 'Beauregard' with Savannah in the Distance" & "The Rebel Flag of Truce Boats Coming down the Savannah River". Nice fullpg. prints include 2 scenes of: "Our Blockading Fleet Off Wilmington, N.C." and three views of: "In & Around Martinsburg, Virginia". A n... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 14, 1867 Most of ftpg: 'Whipping A Negro Girl in N.C. by Unconstructed Johnsonians' with text as well. 3/4 pg: 'Sheridan's Ride'. Nice fullpg: 'The Last Shot' shows a soldier off his horse, shooting an Indian with a tomahawk about to kill him.
Complete in sixteen pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 22, 1884 Full ftpg. Nast: 'One of the First Fruits of the Victory' shows a white man & a black man shaking hands. Fullpg: 'The Presidential Election--Counting the New York City Vote'.
Fullpg: 'The World's Exposition at New Orleans--Scenes in the City Park' shows Blacks. Nice fullpg. by A. B. Frost: 'Watering Deer--W... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1887 Fullpg. print: "A Lumber Raft" & "Burning of the Temple Theatre at Philadelphia" is a dramatic fire-fighting scene. Fullpg: "Field Trial of Sporting Dogs at High Point, North Carolina" is a good hunting scene. Full page print: "The Funeral of General Logan--The Lying in State in the Rotunda of the Capitol&q... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1893 Front full pg. illus. of "Why Is Croker Rich?" Inside has a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Experimental Tests of the Life Saving Kite." Full pg. of illus. of "The Architectural League of New York - view from the Ninth Annual Exhibition."
Full pg. illus. of "The Revolution in Northern Mexico - Moving Regulars to the Fron... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1894 Front full pg. illus. of "Who is Responsible?" Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The United States Battle Ship 'Texas'." Two full pg. illus. of "Characters in the Latin Play at Harvard" and "Coaling an Ocean Steamer."
Doublepage centerfold of "After the Opera - Waiting for the Carriages in the Bo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865
* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021
The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue.
Inside articles are headed: "Abraha... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1889 Nice doublepage centerfold: 'A Court-Martial In the Field' nice fullpg. illus: 'Horse Raising In the Northwest' is by Frederic Remington. A dramatic full ftpg. illus. is a scene from the Civil War.
Complete in twenty pages.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1864 Most of the front page is taken up with a print: "General Hunt and Major Duane, Chief of Artillery & Chief engineer of the Army of the Potomac" with a related article. Other prints within include: "The Sixth Corps in Action on the Opequan" "Early's Army Falling Back Upon Winchester" "Major-General Davi... See More
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
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front page is a print: "New Year's Day -The First Caller" showing a homeless girl. Inside has a nearly full page: "The Christmas Waits" and another: "Punch and Judy in the Drawing Room" as well as a full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Can The Law Reach Him? The Dwarf And the Giant Thief"... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 24, 1872 Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872 Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.
The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: "What Are You Going To Do About It, If 'Old Hone... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1874 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer titled: "Waiting for a Bite."
Other prints in this issue are a full ftpg. illus. "The Little Vagrant." Inside is a 1/2 pg. map of "The Gold Regions of the Black Hills, Explored by General Custer's Expedition."; a halfpg. ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1884 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon: "The Great Democratic Protectionist". Nice fullpg. of "The Proposed Cathedral at Albany, New York". Text with 3 illustrations of: "Historic Tappan", New York. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: "The Dismal Swamp" & fullpg: "Judge Lynch" shows a mounted "lynch mob", al... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1886 One-third of a page shows: "The Hostile Apaches--The Captors and the Captured" shows Geronimo and Natchez, plus another one-third pg. illus. of the soldiers who captured them. Fullpg. print: "A Night Scene at the St. Louis Exposition". Another full page print: "The 'Tub Parade' at Lenox, Massachusetts". 3/4 ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1886 The full front page is a print by famed Western artist Frederic Remington, titled: "In From The Night Herd" (see). Other prints inside include a nice full page: "Over The Rocky Mountains on the Northern Pacific Railroad" by Charles Graham; a double page centerfold: "The New York Riding Club"; another smaller R... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1892 Full front page: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--the Statue of the 'Republic' in the Grand Basin'. Full page: 'State & Washington Streets, Boston'. Full page: 'Columbian Exposition--Placing Decorations on the Horticultural Bldg.'.
Four pages & many illus. on: 'New Gateways to the Metropolis' shows ... See More