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October 01, 1862
BROUGHTON'S MONTHLY PLANET READER AND ASTROLOGICAL JOURNAL, Philadelphia, Oct., Nov. & Dec., 1862 A fascinating and very unusual newspaper of small-size themed on predicting what would happen in the future--great to read in hindsight.
The ftpg. has: "The Nativity of Gen. John C. Fremont" with a nice engraving of him. Pages 2 and 3 have the nativities of "Gen. George B... See More
June 12, 1882
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, June 12, 1882
* Giuseppe Garibaldi death
* Italian general & politician
The front page has one column headlines: "ITALY'S DEAD HERO", "Imposing Funeral Ceremonies in Honor of Garibaldi" and more. See images for text here.
Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin... See More
May 11, 1861
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
June 08, 1861
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
October 18, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1862 The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Franz Sigel, Commanding Twelfth Corps Army of the Potomac" on horseback. Prints inside include: "General Buell's Army Entering Louisville, Kentucky" with a good view of the city; "Shelbyville, the Only Union Town of Tennessee" "The Veterans of the Army of t... See More
October 12, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 12, 1867 Full ftpg: 'The Circuit Preacher' shows him on horseback in a rainstorm. Halfpg: 'The Terrace at Central Park, Views from the Lake' & 'The Animals at Central Park'. Fullpg: 'Scene in the Grand Plaza of the City of Mexico' & 'The Mt. Cenis Railroad: Along the Route of the Alps'
Complete in sixteen pages.
June 11, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1864 Inside has a great full page illustration of: "President Lincoln & His Secretaries" which is a nice full-figure view of Lincoln. Other prints include: "Great Central Fair Buildings, Logan Square, Philadelphia" "General Gouverneur K. Warren" "General Horatio Gates Wright" "Belle Plain, Virginia--Gene... See More
August 27, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 27, 1864 The full front page is a dramatic print: "General Grant's Campaign--Explosion at City Point". Full page prints inside include: "General Grant's Campaign--The Charge on Cemetery Ridge, After the Explosion" and "Quarters of the Union Officers Exposed to the Federal Fire in Charleston" and also: "General S... See More
June 02, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 The prime print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 re... See More
November 03, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1860 Frontpg. has 1/2 pg. print: "The Last of the Prince--The Royal Squadron Steaming Out of Portland Harbor". Fullpg. shows: "Our Recent Vistitors, The Prince of Wales and Suite--At Brady's Gallery, New York". Nice dblpgctrfld. shows an elegant naval parade: "Embarkation of the Prince of Wales at Portland, Maine". ... See More
May 25, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 25, 1861 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'Willard's Hotel, Washington, Saved by the N.Y. Fire Zouaves' showing fireman battling the blaze.
Other prints within including a full page with 2 view of: "Camp Cameron, Georgetown, D.C.", a three-quarter page print: "Evening Parade at Fort Pickens--Col. Brown Announcing to His M... See More
August 03, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 3, 1867 Fullpg. with 4 illus: 'Sioux Indians Attempting to Stampede Gen. Custer's Horses' with a view of Custer. Halfpg: 'Colored Emigrants Seeking Homes in the North'.
Complete in sixteen pages.
July 18, 1868
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1868 The full front page illustration is of "The Schutzenfest-The Procession Passing Through Union Square." Inside are five illustrations pertaining to "The Schutzenfest" including: "...The Domestic Sharp Shooter," "...The Convivial Sharp Shooter," "...Shooting Gallery at Jones's Wood-Sharp Shooters Firi... See More
July 14, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1894 Full front page illus. of "King Debs." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "How One Million Dollars in Gold is Shipped." Two full pgs. of illus. of "The Great Railway Strikes - Scenes In and About Chicago."
Two pages of illus. pertaining to "Washington Square." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Riding the Hump-Durgin.&quo... See More
May 21, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, News York, May 21, 1864 The full front pager is a print: "General Sherman's Advance--Buzzard's Roost Pass, Georgia". Inside has a full page: "Grand Musical Festival in Philadelphia In Aid of the Sanitary Commission"; a full page: "Map of Virginia showing the Military Operations of Generals Grant and Butler"as well as: "Map of Ri... See More
November 23, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1861 The most notable print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold done by famed artist Winslow Homer, titled" "The Songs of War", and features six prints.
The full front page has two prints captioned: "The War In Missouri--General Jim Lane's Camp Near Humansville, Missouri". Other prints inside include: "Ca... See More
October 26, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 26, 1867 The most significant print in the issue is a nice, nearly half page print captioned: "The Champion Nine of the Union Base-Ball Club of Morrisania, New York" showing nine members of the baseball team in uniform, two members holding bats and another what appears to be a catcher's mask. There is a related article titled: &qu... See More
February 21, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 21, 1863 The entire front page is a great (and rather famous) illustration of: "Mr. and Mrs. Charles S. Stratton (General Tom Thumb And Wife)." taken from a Brady photograph. Page 2 has an article on them.
Other prints within include a full page: "The Effects of the Proclamation--Freed Negroes Coming Into Our Lines At New Bern, North Ca... 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
October 06, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 6, 1860 Full ftpg. shows: 'His Royal Highness Albert Edward, Prince of Wales'. Fullpg. shows: "Sheep Owned by Mr. Messenger". 3/4 print shows: "Robert Fleury's Great Picture of the Burning of Heretics by the Roman Catholics at an Auto Da Fe". Nice dblpgctrfld. view of: 'Broadway--Respectfully Dedicated to the Prince o... See More
October 20, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Octobert 20, 1860 Full ftpg. cartoonish illus: 'Welcome to the Prince of Wales' is by Winslow Homer. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'Grand Ball Given by the Citizens of N.Y. to the Prince of Wales' & more on this.
Complete in 16 pages.... 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
May 28, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1864 The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock". There is much reporting on the war with articles: "Our Armies" "The Dead Heroes" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Early Hopes of the Rebels" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Battles in the Wil... See More
October 25, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 25, 1862 The full front page is a print of: "Garibaldi, Wounded and A Prisoner". The prints within this issue include 3 scenes: "The Campaign in Maryland--Flag of Truce from the Rebels" "Battle of South Mountain--Franklin's Corps Storming Crampton's Pass" showing 4 views, including Boonesborough, Maryland, and Middl... 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.
August 25, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 25, 1860 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. (Blondin was a famous tightrope walker who had walked across Niagara Falls on a rope the year prior). An... See More
July 07, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 7, 1860 Dramatic dblpgctrfld: "Great Eastern Steamship Coming up the Narrows Into the Harbor of New York". Ftpg. shows: "Torture of the Tourniquet as Practiced in the Prisons in Sicily". On page has two illustrations: "The Boys of Palermo Welcoming Garibaldi" and "Garbaldi's Camp Near Palermo, In Sicily".
Co... See More
June 18, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 18, 1859 Two front 1/4 page illustrations of "General Garibaldi" and "Garibaldi's Chasseurs of the Alps." are featured on the front page. Inside pertaining to "The War in Europe" including "The French Army Marching Through a Sardinian Fortified Place Toward the Austrian Lines" and "The Emperor of Austria and His G... 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
June 10, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 10, 1882 Nice full ftpg. horse racing scene: "Opening of the Racing Season at Jerome Park--The Finish of the First Race". Fullpg print: "Dredging in New York Harbor". Half page print: "The Old Jumel Mansion". 2 full page prints: "Giuseppe Garibaldi" and "The 'Jeannette' Survivors--Meeting of Danehower an... See More
August 25, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 25, 1866 Front full pg. illus. of "The Riot in New Orleans-Murder of the Rev. Mr. Horton in the Vestibule of the Mechanics' Institute." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Samuel F.B. Morse, LL.D. 1/6 pg. illus. of "Queen Emma of Hawaii." Five large illus. pertaining to the "Riot in New Orleans" including "...The Freedmen's Proc... See More
November 09, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 9, 1867 Full ftpg: 'The District School Teacher'. Halfpg: 'Laying the Corner Stone of the New City Hall at Baltimore' 1/4 pg: 'Lehigh University, South Bethlehem, Penna. Nice fullpg: 'Scene of a Mississippi River Steamer' shows many Blacks. Displayable! Fullpg: 'Delta of the Mississippi'
Complete in sixteen pages.
January 28, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 28, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "Hon. Robert C. Schenck, United States Minister to England." Inside: A 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Dance of Moblots in Paris." 1/2 pg. illus of "Artillery Practice in Paris." (Soldiers, Guns). 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "Listening." (Two small girls by a window). A full pg. illus. of "The Snow Ball of the ... See More
October 19, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY Oct. 19, 1867 Front 1/3 illus. of "Joseph Garibaldi, the Italian Patriot." Also, there is a one-third page illustration of a: "Model of the Pneumatic Railway on Exhibition at the American Institute, New York." This is a much earlier version of what Elon Musk invisions with his "Hyperloop" concept, a revolutionary transportation system for the futur... See More
November 17, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 17, 1860 The full front page shows: 'Gen. Guiseppe Garibaldi" who was considered the George Washington of Italy, the person most responsible for uniting the country. There is also a page two article on him.
Other prints include a nice full pg. of: "Fort Moultrie (Sullivan's Island), Charleston, South Carolina in the Distance", a... See More
January 07, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1871 The front page is "Any Thing But a Happy New-Year". Inside the issue is a 3/4 page illustration of "Joseph Garibaldi"; a 1/4 page "The City of Evreux, Normandy, France"; a very nice dblpg.centerfold "The Room In Which Charles Dickens Wrote" which includes an article on it as well; a slightly larger t... See More
June 16, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1860 Very fine dblpgctrfld. showing a: 'General View of the Central Park, N.Y.' being a nice overview of it. Also a related article. The ftpg. includes a nearly halfpg. illus. of swans in Central Park. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
November 30, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1867 The front page has a print: " 'The Soldier's Friend' - An Incident in General Grant's Life" with a related article. Other prints within include a nice portrait of: "Charles Dickens"; "Wood-Sawyers' Tournament at Lafayette, Indiana" "The Floods in the West Indies--Inundation of the Island of To... See More
February 20, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 20, 1875 Ftpg: 'The Valentine' shows a Black boy drawing one. Very nice fullpg: 'Sketches In An Orange Grove' showing 7 vignettes showing the different aspects of the industry. Halfpg: 'Moonlight Coasting'. 2/3pg. Th. Nast print.
Complete in sixteen pages.
December 08, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 8, 1860 Ftpg. article & illus. of; 'Hon. Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice of the U.S.'. Four illus. re. 'The Marine School at Charleston, S.C.'. Terrific & very displayable dblpgctrfld: 'General View of the Fortifications for the Defense of the City of New York' shows 7 forts in the vicinity, including ones at Long Is., Staten Is., Gov.'s ... See More
December 15, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 15, 1860 Ftpg. shows: "The City of Washington from the Dome of the Capitol" as well as "The National Capitol at Washington". Halfpg: "Departure of the St. Louis Bridge for Kansas" & one by Winslow Homer: "Expulsion of Negroes & Abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston" includes a related article mentioning Frederick Douglas... See More
June 17, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 17, 1882 Nice full front page print: "The Hudson River Yacht Club Regatta". Fullpg. with 4 prints: "The Ocean Drill of the Atlantic Fleet". Fullpg. with 3 scenes: "The Great Strike--Scenes About Pittsburgh". 1/2 page print by W. A. Rogers: "The Fate of Legendre--The Procession and the Festivities in the Hall". Full p... See More
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