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Desirable print of Billy Bowlegs... Yachting...

Item #695815

June 12, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1858  An article "Billy Bowlegs in New Orleans" features a nice full figure illustration of: 'Billy Bowlegs, Chief of the Seminoles' which includes his signature and year date plus 3 other Indians including 'Ben Bruno, Negro Slave and Favorite'.

The front page article "A Visit to Captain Howes, of The Schooner 'Mobile... See More  

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Good baseball issue... Cricket... "A Tale of Two Cities"...

Item #695814

October 15, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 15, 1859 The prime content is the nice fullpg: "The English Cricketers--the Eleven of All England", and the double-page centerfold, which has both a terrific illus. of "A Base Ball Match at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken" (showing a game in progress - showing the entire field), with the other half showing a cricket match.

The front-page shows... See More  

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Louisville Mail Company Steamboat...

Pottsville, PA... Harper's Ferry, WV... William Penn...

Item #694921

October 14, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, October 14, 1854

The front cover of this issue features an article "William Penn" which is accompanied by several illustrations "Penn's Treaty Ground, Present Appearance". Within this issue are prints captioned: Dominican Iron Light House" "View Of Pottsville, Pennsylvania" "Louisville Mail Company Ste
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Niblo's Garden, Broadway... Castle Garden (Battery Park)...

Item #694919

March 06, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Massachusetts, March 6, 1852

* Niblo's Garden, Broadway

* Castle Garden (now Castle Clinton, Battery Park, NY)

* Prints of Albany and the Genesee Falls

Included within this issue are prints of the following: Niblo's Garden, Broadway; Castle Garden Theater; Albany, New York; Genesee Falls at Rochester, New York; the Great Fire At Portland, M
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Famous Winslow Homer print...

Item #694763

September 14, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1872 

* Winslow Homer - painter & printmaker

The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "The Next In Order--Any Thing! Oh, Any Thing!" plus there is another full page Nast political cartoon inside: "The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing" which shows Uncle Sam.

Other prints include: "...Pope Pius the... See More  

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Many Civil War illustrations - damaged issues at a reduced price...

Item #694754
(10) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of ten "damaged" issues. The issues could be heavily stained, have cut-outs, missing pages, or other disfigurements which would cause them to be considered damaged, but the lots will include at least 50 Civil War era prints. Great for gathering prints for framing and/or scrapbooking.

The images shown are not of the actual issues you will receive (s... See More  

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19th century illustrated issues, at a wholesale price...

Item #694740
(5) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of five illustrated issues from the 19th century in average or better condition. Titles may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Gleason's, Ballou's, and/or similar. Well over 25 prints from 1866-1899! Each will have only minor (typical) wear, foxing, and toning. Centerfold prints, if present, will only have mi... See More  

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Early 1900's Harper's Weekly (illustrated)... 2nd-rate and damaged...

Item #694721
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten 2nd-rate & damaged Harper's Weekly illustrated newspapers from the early 1900's. Well over 50 prints - each over 100 years old! All will be dated from 1900-1919 and will be a blend of 2nd rate and partially damaged issues which may include any combination of missing or damaged pages, staining, and/or loose spines. If ordering folders, pl... See More  

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19th century illustrated... Second rate and damaged...

Item #694718
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten 2nd-rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, Gleason's, Ballou's, etc. Well over 50 prints will be found within this lot.

All 19th-century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues may in
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Cornwallis Surrenders... The 100th anniversary celebration at Yorktown...

Item #694700

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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Uncle Sam political cartoon... Georgia Bulldogs coached by Pop Warner...

Item #692811

January 02, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1897 

* Early Georgia Bulldogs college football

* Their 1st undefeated season - Pop Warner

The front page has a full page political cartoon which includes Uncle Sam by W. A. Rogers titled: "Getting Monotonous". Two full pages with many photos of: 'The Revolt in the Philippine Is., Scenes in Manila'. One-third pg: 'Bird'... See More  

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Discounted Harper's Weekly illustrated... 1866-1899...

Item #691518

January 01, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, 1866-1899

* Great for gift-giving at a highly discounted price

* Wonderful way to introduce someone to the hobby

* Authentic 19th century newspaper

** (please do not request a specific date) **

An authentic issue of this famous illustrated newspaper selected by our staff and guaranteed to be complete (16 pages), in good condition, and to contain a variety ... See More  

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Lincoln accepts the Republican nomination for President... The slave ship Wildfire...

Item #691360

May 22, 1860

NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860

* Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination

* Republican National Convention in Chicago

Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination"  being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln... See More  

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Santa Claus on his sleigh...

Item #691352

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 doublepage centerfold is: AA Dream of a Christmas Dinner in 5 Parts". Also inside ... See More  

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Lincoln's inauguration... Winslow Homer print...

Item #690248

March 16, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 16, 1861  The entire front page shows: "The Inaugural Procession at Washington Passing the Gate of the Capitol Grounds" which shows Abraham Lincoln & James Buchanan in the carriage.

Inside has a nearly half page print showing: "Presidents Buchanan and Lincoln Entering the Senate Chamber Before The Inauguration" with related text he... See More  

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California emigrants on the Plains...

Item #689871

April 05, 1856

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 5, 1856  Formatted much like the more common Harper's Weekly, this illustrated paper printed several years earlier.

The best print is a great, tipped-in doublepage centerfold of: "California Emigrants The Last Day On The Plains" which is quite displayable.

Among other prints within are: "A New Zealand War Chief & Carved Stern of a... See More  

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Print of San Francisco... The new Mormon Temple...

Item #689869

July 25, 1857

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 25, 1857  Formatted much like the more common Harper's Weekly, this illustrated paper printed several years earlier.

The front page features a print of a: "View Of San Francisco, California" which a related article on it as well. Very early view of the young town.

Prints within include: "View of the Junction of Free & Congress Stre... See More  

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Published by P.T. Barnum... Scenes in Concord, New Hampshire...

Item #689512
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 12, 1853  Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly", the latter two becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, or less than one year.

Among the prints are: "Capt. Er... See More  

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Thomas R.R. Cobb... The Confederate version of "Harper's Weekly"...

Item #688947

March 21, 1863

SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 

* General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb

A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.

The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General ... See More  

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Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #688935

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 

* Klondike gold rush

* Hawaiian Islands

The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike... See More  

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President-elect on his way to his inauguration...

Item #688042

February 21, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 21, 1861  

* President elect Abraham Lincoln

* En route to Washington D.C.

* New York City visit - speech

The front page has among its column heads: "The Incoming Administration" "Mr. Lincoln In New York" "His Reception and Speech at the City Hall" "How Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Spent the Day and Evening"  and more.

Among t... See More  

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Ulysses S. Grant... Cowboys...

Item #684937

August 01, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1885  Full front page: 'General Grant's Last Message' is quite somber, as he was near death. Halfpg: 'Dr. Ferran Inoculating for Cholera in Spain' Displayable fullpg. cowboy print: 'On A Hot Trail' is by noted artist T. Thurstrup & shows cowboys on the hunt for Cheyennes. Fullpg: 'Death of Grant' shows him on his... See More  

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Spanish-American War... Raising the flag over Hawaii...

Item #683513

September 10, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 10, 1898  Full front page illus: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico." Inside has  two full pages of illus. of: "With Our Troops in the Philippines." Full page illus. of: "The Homecoming of the 71st Annual New York Volunteers, August 29, 1898. Full pg. illus. of "Montauk Point - Visitors in Camp." Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More  

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Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish Christmas cover...

Item #683455

December 14, 1895


* Maxfield Parrish

* Christmas illustration

Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front wrapper which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact.

Also ... See More  

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Great print of a baseball game in progress...

Item #683425

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 (tipped-in, desired) 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... See More  

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Baseball champions...

Item #683394

May 16, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1885  The entire ftpg. shows: 'Vesuvius In Eruption'. The prime print would be the full page captioned: "Champion Baseball Players" showing portraits of twelve players from various baseball teams, including James O'Rourke, John Ward, Joseph Hornung, William Ewing, and others.

Among other prints in the issue are: "The Twelfth R... See More  

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One of the very best baseball prints...

Item #683393

September 10, 1887

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887  The full front page is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association".

But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific doublepage cent... See More  

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The slave ship...

Item #683378

June 02, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 

* Likely the most sought after slave ship print

* Much text re: slave ships
- black americana interest

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.... See More  

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Displayable baseball print...

Item #683144

June 27, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 27, 1874 

* Great baseball illustration print

* Boston Red Stockings - champions

Within this complete issue is a great full page print captioned: "International Baseball--The Boston Champions" showing the entire team in uniform. The name of each player is captioned beneath, the list including Al Spaulding and James O'Rourke among others. A relate
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Two baseball Hall of Famers...

Item #682888

October 20, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 20, 1888  Inside has full-length portraits of Timothy J. Keefe, Pitcher & Williams Ewing captioned: "The Winning Battery Of The New York Base-Ball Team." Each portrait measures 6 3/4 by 4 1/4 inches. Both players are members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. There is also a companion article: "The Base-Ball Season".

There is a wealth of... See More  

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One of the most desired baseball prints...

Item #682520

July 28, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888 

* Great baseball print

The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup.

There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town... See More  

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Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...

Item #682299

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip".

This doublepage is removed from the issue for display purposes. There are some mends to the reverse of the print at the vertical fold, a bit of tape staining come thru to the margins only of the print, light foxing to... See More  

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Many baseball player prints in the Supplement...

Item #681849

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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Extremely rare illustrated newspaper...

Item #681754

February 22, 1868

KELLEY'S WEEKLY, "A Journal of the Times", New York, Feb. 22, 1868  In my 46 years in the rare newspaper business this is only the second of this title I have seen (first 12 years ago), in fact I wasn't aware that it even existed.

Obviously copied after "Harper's Weekly", the layout is almost identical including the masthead. But this title lasted for just ten... See More  

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Cripple Creek... W.A. Rogers print...

Item #681737

January 06, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, January 6, 1894 (print only)  This is a single page illustration entitled "In The Lobby of the Palace Hotel, Cripple Creek" by W.A. Rogers. This measures approximately 16 x 10.5 inches and is in very nice condition. Very suitable for framing.

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Early bicycle race on the front page...

Item #681465

August 21, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1897  The full front page is a nice illustration of early bicyclists racing: "Well Bunched" by famed artiest A.B. Frost.

Inside has a full pg: "Newport's Brilliant Summer Fete - Scenes in the Harbor During the night Illumination."; a full page: "Francois Felix Faure, President of the French Republic, at Home."; three... See More  

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Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #681342

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865

* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* 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 is... See More  

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Early California prints from the Gold Rush era...

Item #680960

November 06, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852  Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California".

There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was mad... See More  

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A Winslow Homer Christmas print... Santa Claus...

Item #680860

January 02, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1869  The full front page is a nice print: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" showing a full-figure Santa Claus carrying a Christmas tree. Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Belles" showing a family in a sleigh.

Another full page has: 'Home for the Holidays" and other prints include: "The Chr... See More  

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Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #680719

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 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. A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inc... See More  

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Early print of Wall Street on the front page...

Item #680564

June 23, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1866  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Wall Street, New York", a street scene bustling with pedestrians and activity. A great issue for any stock broker or person involved in the world of finance.

Inside prints include a full page of: "The Southern Methodist Bishops", two half page prints of: "Primary School for Free... See More  

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Great Peshtigo Fire more tragic than the Chicago fire... Victoria Woodhull...

Item #680374

November 25, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871

* Peshtigo fire disaster

* Wisconsin forest

* Victoria Woodhull

The significant print is the very dramatic double page centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was... See More  

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Two Famous Frederick Remington prints...

Item #680251

February 02, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More  

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Actor Edwin Booth... NYC fire department... Attack by Indians...

Item #680250

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866

* Actor Edwin Booth

* NYC fire department

* Prints - illustrations

Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issu... See More  

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Patriotic & decorative masthead...

Item #680031

March 03, 1866

FLAG OF OUR UNION, Boston, March 3, 1866  This was a popular weekly which in the early 1850's claimed to have the largest circulation of any newspaper in the United States. It was begun by the famed publishers Gleason & Ballou, who lent their names to titles which were much like the later Harper's Weekly. Mostly literary content with a very ornate, displayable masthead.

Sixteen p... See More  

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Emancipation Remembered...

Item #679867

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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Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #679436

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Ch... See More  

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Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine...

Item #679009

March 05, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 5, 1898 

* USS Maine sinking disaster

* Spanish-American War prelude

* Havana Harbor, Cuba

The front page has a full page illustration of" "Washington's Birthday Celebration at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia".

Two full pages includes 16 photos of: "Destruction of the U.S. Battleship 'Maine in Havana Harbo... See More  

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Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine...

Item #679008

February 26, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1898 

* USS Maine sinking disaster

* Spanish-American War prelude

* Havana Harbor, Cuba

Full ftpg. is a photos of "Capt. Charles Sigsbee, U.S.N.".

Good text with 14 related photos on: "Loss of the U.S. Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor". Fullpg. with 5 photos of: "With the Cuban Insurgents". Nice fullpg. illus... See More  

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Uniforms of the Army...

Item #679007

June 11, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1898  Full ftpg. shows a ship loaded with soldiers: "Going To Help Dewey". Two fullpgs. with 5 scenes on the Spanish-American War, mostly naval scenes and: "In Santiago De Cuba". Fullpg. with 5 photos of: "Spanish Strongholds in S.E. Cuba".

Displayable fullpg. by Remington shows four: "Prominent Officers at Tampa, Flo... See More  

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