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700594

Califronia rowing crew wins national title in 1935....

Item #700594

June 29, 1935

NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1935



* University of California Golden Bears crew

* Wins national championship in men's rowing

* Long Beach - California




Page 10 has a one column heading: "CALIFORNIA'S CREW DEFEATS SYRACUSE" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage on the University of California crew winning the collegiate national championship.

Complete with 32 pages... See More  

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$48.00
700303

The "Intelligent Voter"...

Item #700303

November 02, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 2, 1875  The entire front page is a graphic illustration: "THE GRAPHIC'S ADVICE TO THE INTELLIGENT VOTER." While dripping with sarcasm, the cartoon clearly expressed the early frustration regarding the potential impact of an uninformed electorate.

Other prints within: "Our Soldiers, Past And Future" and "The City of New Bedfo... See More  

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$48.00
700273

The Vintage in California... a highly sought after wine making print...

Item #700273

October 05, 1878

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



* Great wine making illustration

* Paul Masson Vineyards

* Saratoga, California

* Santa Clara County




Certainly the most desired print in this is the terrific, hard to find, double-page centerfold captioned: "The Vintage in California--At Work at the Wine Presses", which is the quintessential print for any lover of American win... See More  

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$248.00
700269

Two full page Thanksgiving prints... Nice portrait of Charles Dickens...

Item #700269

November 30, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1867  This issue has several desirable prints: The front page has:" 'The Soldier's Friend' - An Incident in General Grant's Life", with a related article. The inside contains: "Thanksgiving--A Thanksgiving Dinner Among the Puritans" along with: "Thanksgiving--A Thanksgiving Dinner Among Their Descendants", a... See More  

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$55.00

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700023

Great Christmas prints, many in color, with a displayable cover...

Item #700023

December 08, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1900  The color cover has a very displayable print showing the Wise Men on camels and noting this is the: "Christmas Number 1900". 

Inside has some Christmas-themed prints including: "The Santa Claus of the Sea" "The Christmas Possum" which is by A.B. Frost; "Making Toys for the Christmas Trade" which is ... See More  

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699839

By A. B. Frost: "Selecting The Turkey"...

Item #699839

December 01, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 1, 1900  The front page has the Uncle Sam cartoon, "LET US GIVE THANKS", by W. A. Rogers - a political cartoonist who was hired by Harper's Weekly in 1887 to replace Thomas Nast after he retired. The double-page centerfold is a very displayable illustration also by A. B. Frost: "Selecting the Turkey", showing an American farm family ... See More  

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$98.00
699621

Winslow Homer print: "Gathering Berries"...

Item #699621

July 11, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1874 



* Winslow Homer illustration - print



Although there are many fine prints in this issue, certainly the most desired is the full page by noted artist Winslow Homer titled: "Gathering Berries".

The full front page shows: "A Kansas Land Office" and prints inside include: "A Boy's Dream of the 'Glorious Fourth'... See More  

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$225.00
699386

1938 Arabi, Georgia Negro lynching...

Item #699386

July 10, 1938

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, July 10, 1938



* Arabi, Crisp County, Georgia

* John Dukes - Negro lynching - burning


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MOB IN GEORGIA BURNS NEGRO FOR KILLING OFFICER" with subheads. (see images)

Complete 1st section only with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$44.00
699078

1898 Battle of Santiago de Cuba ends...

Item #699078

July 18, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 18, 1898



* Fall of Santiago de Cuba

* Spanish Navy surrenders

* Spanish-American War




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SANTIAGO IS OURS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Co... See More  

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698808

"Dinner In The Steerage Of A French Transatlantic Liner" & Thanksgiving preparations...

Item #698808

November 22, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 22, 1890 (with Supplement containing: "Dinner In The Steerage Of A French Transatlantic Liner", by T. de Thulstrup)



Also included: Full ftpg: 'At the Horse Show, Madison Square Garden'; Fullpg: 'The Day Before Thanksgiving' shows cooks preparing the meal; Doublepage centerfold: 'A Wedding in the Chinese Quarter--Mott St., N.Y.'; Halfpg... See More  

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$60.00
698806

A great illustration showing Eskimos hunting for Polar-Bear...

Item #698806

October 11, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY October 11, 1890 (Supplement included)  The most desired illustration is the double-page print captioned: "Esquimaux Hunters Capturing A Polar-Bear", which is found in the Supplement.

Also included is the entire regular issue which features another great double-page print: ""A Tiger Hunt in India", as well as the full pg. illus. of "The ... See More  

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$58.00

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698802

Many baseball player prints in the Supplement...

Item #698802

May 03, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1890  The most desired item in this issue is the four page supplement which is entirely taken up with the: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season of 1890 - The Leading Players and Their Positions." Included are 29 illustrations of the better players of the era, including A.C. Anson, John M. Ward, William Ewing, Timothy J. Keefe, John G. Reilly, Charle... See More  

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$155.00
698153

Cornwallis Surrenders... The 100th anniversary celebration at Yorktown...

Item #698153

October 22, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1881 (includes the Yorktown Supplement)  While there are multiple nice prints regarding the 100th anniversary celebration of Cornwallis' surrender at Yorktown, most issues do not include the supplemental print: "The Surrender Of Cornwallis", by Howard Pile; however, this issue does!

Also present are the related prints: "The C... See More  

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$76.00
698150

1861 unique Civil War era set...

Item #698150
This is a unique three-issue set of authentic Civil War newspapers from the 1st year of the war.  Included are one each of the following:



* The New York Herald

* Harper's Weekly Illustrated

* The Circular



The New York Herald was known for excellent war reporting, the Harper's Weekly contains outstanding Civil War related prints (many suitable for framing), and The Circular (On... See More  

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$45.00
697972

Nice full page print of South Street seaport, New York City...

Item #697972

April 20, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1878  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "An International Conference About Money" which shows Uncle Sam.

Pages within include a full page: "Private Theatricals at Blackville--I Hang Upon De Honey Ob Doze Laps!", a print of "The Liberian Ship Azor", a print of: "House at San Stefano in ... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$87.00
697971

"International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics"....

Item #697971

July 25, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874  Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for ... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$165.00
697970

A dramatic Indian battle in the Dakota Territory...

Item #697970

March 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1867  Full front page print of: "Benjamin F. Wade, President of the U.S. Senate.

Prints inside include a full page: "The Indian Battle And Massacre Near Fort Philip Kearney, Dakotah Territory" with a related article;  "The Late Dr. Livingstone, The African Explorer"; a doublepage centerfold with eleven prints of: "So... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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$75.00
697916

Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #697916

March 18, 1865

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  

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697872

Great Mark Twain cover...

Item #697872

December 15, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900  See the photos for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of:  "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the double page centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books.

... See More  

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$112.00
697831

Emancipation remembered...

Item #697831

January 04, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1902 (reduced price - see below re: condition)  Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hockey and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow ... See More  

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697733

Winslow Homer's New Year's print...

Item #697733

January 09, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 9, 1869  The front page features a full page illustration by Thomas Nast: "Peace" showing Grant and Miss Liberty.

Inside has a full page illustration by Winslow Homer: "The New Year - 1869". The doublepage centerfold is: "West Point and Vicinity, from Fort Putnam" which is a nice overview (small binding holes at the ce... See More  

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697732

Indians... The fire department...

Item #697732

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866  The full front page is a nice illus. of: "Edwin Forrest Booth" from a Brady photograph.

The highly sought-after great doublepage centerfold: "Metropolitan Fire Department" is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action issue.  Also:  "Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Plains... See More  

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697730

First use of insanity plea... Nellie Bly...

Item #697730

March 19, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 19, 1859  The front page shows: 'Hon. Daniel E. Sickles in Prison at Washington', who was the first person to plead temporary insanity in a murder case. He would be acquitted. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "The Washington Tragedy".

Also of significance is the 2 1/2 page article with ten illustrations titled "A Visit T... See More  

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$98.00
697728

Edison's phonograph... Oil regions of Pennsylvania... Morgan Silver Dollar...

Item #697728

March 30, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1878  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Fulfill Your Promises" and a fullpg. inside has another Nast political cartoon: "Our Uncle's 'Honor' Touched" showing Uncle Sam.

The great, tipped-in (no binding holes), doublepage centerfold: 'The Oil Regions of Pennsylvania' shows 11 scenes and is ... See More  

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697668

1898 Clarendon, Arkansas Negroes lynchings......

Item #697668

October 13, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 13, 1898



* Battle of Virden - Riot - Massacre - labor conflict

* Macoupin County, Illinois coal mining - miners




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SLAUGHTER STOPPED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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697509

Nast Santa.... "Another Stocking to fill"...

Item #697509

January 03, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880  The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose (see). The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby (see). A full page shows: "Bringing Home C... See More  

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697456

Many prints on the Civil War...

Item #697456

January 11, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1862  The full front page is a print captioned: "Sinking The Stone Fleet In Charleston Harbor". Inside has a full page: "The Battle of Dranesville"; a full page with 6 prints of: "In & About Port Royal, South Carolina"; a full page with 2 prints of: "The Defenses of Washington--Fort Lyon, on the Heights of Hunti... See More  

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$68.00
697455

Yachting...

Item #697455

June 13, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 13, 1857  The front page features a quarter-page print of "Sir E. Bulwer Lytton" with an accompanying article.

Inside prints include: "Rembrandt Peale"; many illustrations of "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" including: "Modern Gaza" "Ruins of Askelon" "Plain of Ashdad" "Ludd (ancient Lydda)"... See More  

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697445

Thomas Nast print...

Item #697445

January 06, 1872

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  

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697444

Indian dance illustration... Mormon illustration...

Item #697444

January 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full fron page is a print: "Alone with the Dying Year" showing a small child in a snow storm.

Full page print: "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice, tipped-in (no binding holes), doublepage centerfold: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture" with... See More  

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697367

Skating... Cotton plantation scenes...

Item #697367

February 02, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 2, 1867  The front page features two views of the: "St. John, New Brunswick, Skating Rink" building.

A great, tipped-in (no binding holes), doublepage centerfold: "Scenes on a Cotton Plantation" includes twelve prints, most showing Blacks at various chores including picking, hoeing & with the cotton gin.

Other prints include: &... See More  

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697365

Nast political cartoons...

Item #697365

March 09, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1878  The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Crescit Sub Pondere Virtus." 

Inside has a full page Nast illus. entitled: "That Dollar"; a quarter-page portrait of: "Pope Leo XIII."; a half page: "Ice Boating at Madison, Wisconsin"; most of a tipped-in (no binding holes), doublepage... See More  

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697353

Includes the typically lacking foldout of Manila... The Boer War...

Item #697353

January 13, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, January 13, 1900  What makes this issue special is the inclusion of the four-page Supplement foldout print: "BIRD'S-EYE VIES OF THE CITY OF MANILA, PHILIPPINE ISLANDS" which more typically is lacking from this issue. This foldout is in very nice condition.

The front page illustration: "The War In South Africa - Boer Pickets Reading The Bible" alon... See More  

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$93.00
697293

Nast's Santa Claus about to come down the chimney...

Item #697293

January 01, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast print




Although there are several Christmas-themed print,  perhaps the best  is the  large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by ... See More  

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697290

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

Item #697290

January 03, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 



* Thomas Nast

* Santa Claus

* Christmas




The entire front page features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep."  This is one of Nast's more iconic Santa images, often reproduced for advertising, promotions, etc. in recent years.

Thomas Nast ... See More  

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697289

Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #697289

December 26, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1874  The full front page is a print: "Faith--Waiting for Santa Claus" showing a young girl waiting at the door of a toy store.

Inside has a nice full page: "Santa Claus is Coming!" showing Santa on his sleigh being pulled by 4 reindeer.

The great, tipped-in (no binding holes),  doublepage centerfold is: A Dream of a Christmas... See More  

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697287

Displayable Thomas Nast Santa Claus...

Item #697287

December 30, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1865 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast illustration




This issue features a great, tipped-in (no binding holes) doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Thomas Nast, titled: "Merry Christmas To All", showing 8 vignettes of a Christmas theme with the central focus being a great portrait of Santa Claus with a pipe in hand.

Thi... See More  

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697286

Famous Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #697286

December 30, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 



* Santa Claus - Christmas

* Thomas Nast illustration




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... See More  

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$108.00
697271

Great Thomas Nast Christmas centerfold...

Item #697271

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 tipped-in (no binding holes) doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.

The front pa... See More  

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697089

Nice Charleston issue...

Item #697089

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter".

Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full ... See More  

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697087

General Sherman enters Savannah, Georgia...

Item #697087

January 14, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 14, 1865 



* Fall of Savannah, Georgia

* General William T. Sherman

* American Civil War prints




The front page is taken up with two prints: "Ordnance Stores Captured with Fort McAllister--Lieutenant Spencer's Headquarters" and "General Sherman's Army Entering Savannah, Georgia".

Several full page plates including: &qu... See More  

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$66.00
696995

Gettysburg... Picket's Charge... Little Round Top - 25 years later...

Item #696995

July 07, 1888

Harper's WEEKLY, July 7, 1888 Perhaps the best feature of this issue is the Gettysburg 25th Anniversary Supplement which includes "An Address Before The Veterans Of The Army Of The Potomac And The Army Of Northern Virginia, Delivered At Gettysburg July 3, 1888, On The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Of The Battle", "From Behind Seminary Ridge", and "The Field Of Gettysburg As... See More  

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$120.00
696872

School for freed slaves at New Orleans...

Item #696872

April 21, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 21, 1866   The front page print: "Abraham Lincoln School for Freedmen, New Orleans" with a related article.

Terrific fullpg: "On the Plains--Indians Attacking Butterfield's Overland Dispatch Coach" is a truly fine example of Western Americana for display. Halfpg: 'Street View in Santa Fe, New Mexico".

Sixteen pages, great condition... See More  

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$92.00
696871

Slaves fleeing into Union camps...

Item #696871

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 31, 1863  The full front page is a print: "Army Beef" showing soldiers shooting cattle, with 2 smaller vignettes.

Inside has a full page: "Contrabands Coming Into Camp in Consequence of the Proclamation", referring to the recent Emancipation Proclamation. It shows many African-Americans and presumed slaves. Also a full page with 2 print... See More  

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$95.00
696789

Winslow Homer's "Spring Blossoms"... Black man tending his garden...

Item #696789

May 21, 1870

(usually offered at a higher price) HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 21, 1870 (includes the Dicken's Supplement)



* Winslow Homer illustration



The most sought after prints within this issue are Winslow Homer's full-page: "Spring Blossoms" and the front-page: "A Spring Scene Near Richmond, Va.", which shows a black man tending his garden. This issue also has the uncommon Di... See More  

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$200.00
696663

Great foldout views of London... 1616... 1890...

Item #696663

July 12, 1890

SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 12, 1890  This "supplement" issue is a great four page foldout which shows: "Views of London in 1616 and 1890", noting, with much detail, the principal buildings & landmarks from both eras.

This issue is in uncommonly nice, clean condition. There are a few archival mends to tears on the blank reverse, tears not visible... See More  

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$85.00
696541

'Bleeding Kansas'... P.T. Barnum's misfortunes...

Item #696541

April 25, 1856

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 25, 1856 (due to printing error the year is missing on page 1 but appears at the top of pages 2-8) 



* Bleeding Kansas

* Missouri border invasion

* War on slavery

* P.T. Barnum




Page 5 has over a column of reporting concerning the slavery vs. anti-slavery factions in Kansas as they work towards statehood.

The article is headed: "The Prospects Of Kansas&quo... See More  

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696448

Many prints of Milledgeville, Georgia...

Item #696448

January 07, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1865  The full front page shows: "Sergeant Helmes Raising the Colors of the 107th New York Regiment Over the Capitol at Milledgeville, Georgia".

A wealth of prints in this issue including: "The Principal Part of the City of Savannah, Georgia" "Map of Wilmington Harbor, N.C." Destruction of the Depots, Public Buildings, a... See More  

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$140.00
696447

Emancipation illustration... A letter on Frederick Douglass...

Item #696447

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 12, 1867  The front page is taken up with a print: "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article.

The feature of the issue is a letter to the editor headed: "Frederick Douglass" which provides some detail of a man who encountered him as a passenger on a railroad train. One portion notes: "...I be... See More  

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$115.00
695839

Morris Island... Charleston harbor...

Item #695839

August 29, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 29, 1863  The front page features an illustration of: "Rear-Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N." and an article on him as well.

Inside has 4 halfpg. prints: "The 'Hartford,' Admiral Farragut's Flag-Ship, Arriving at New York and Returning the Salutes of Foreign Frigates", "Explosion of a Torpedo Under the Bow of the Uni... See More  

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$38.00
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