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690307

First printing of "The Blue and the Gray"...

Item #690307
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 



* Francis Miles Finch

* The Blue and the Gray

* 1st printing (nationally)




This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The wo... See More  

Added to Catalog #322 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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$250.00
682464

The rare "steamer edition" from 1868...

Item #682464

August 29, 1868

THE ALTA CALIFORNIA - For Circulation In The Atlantic Started, Europe And South America, San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1868  At the top of the first column is: "Steamer Alta California" noting that it is: "...issued trial-monthly on the sailing of each steamer for Panama. It has the largest circulation of any Steamer paper on the Pacific Coast."

 A very rare & early ne... See More  

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$345.00
669983

Nice account of a battle with pirates on the coast of Virginia...

Item #669983
THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, June, 1700 



* From the turn of the 18th century

* Great pirates account reporting




Certainly the most notable content is the report of a pirate capturing a ship off the coast of Virginia, but the King's ship Shoreham came to the rescue--commanded by he Governor, Nicholson-- and after a 10... See More  

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$545.00
659697

First printing of "Barbara Frietchie", by John Greenleaf Whittier...

Item #659697
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), October, 1863  This literary magazine contains the first publication of the famed poem by John Greenleaf Whittier: "Barbara Frietchie". It is a story of a very patriotic old woman in Frederick, Maryland, who would defy General Jackson as his troops entered town. The most famous line would have to be: "Shoot, if you must, this old gray head; But s... See More  

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652426

Detailed review of Les Misérables...

First printing of Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"...

Item #652426
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), July, 1863 



* Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Chiefly About War Matters"

* an original, contemporary printing - 1st appearance

signed with the pen name "A Peaceable Man"

* same year review of Victor Hugo's, "Les Misérables"




When one thinks of Nathaniel Hawthorne, most minds are rightfully immediately drawn to his mas... See More  

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652373

"Bardic Symbols" -by Walt Whitman - his 1st apperance in The Atlantic Monthly

Item #652373
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, April, 1860



* Walt Whitman's "Bardic Symbols" - 1st appearance

* also Whitman's 1st appearance in The Atlantic Monthly

* 2 lines deleted by the publisher




Pages 445-447 have Walt Whitman's, "Bardic Symbols," which is both the poem's 1st appearance and Whitman's 1st contribution to The Atlantic Monthly. According to the Walt Whitm... See More  

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652371

"Proud Music of the Sea Storm" -by Walt Whitman - submitted by Ralph Waldo Emerson...

Item #652371
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, February, 1869



* Walt Whitman's "Proud Music of the Sea Storm" - 1st appearance

* submitted to The Atlantic Monthly on behalf of Whitman as a favor




Pages 199-203 have Walt Whitman's, "Proud Music of the Sea Storm," which, according to the Walt Whitman Archive, has the distinction of being a poem submitted to The Atlantic Monthly by Ralph Wal... See More  

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645356

Vicker's light machine gun...

Item #645356

February 03, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1912



* Crossing the Atlantic by Plane
* Vicker's Light Machine Gun


This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Can the Atlantic Ocean Be Crossed In an Aeroplane", "Rice Terraces New Bannaue", "Savage Irrigat
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620202

Visits from the spirit world...

Item #620202

January 01, 1875

THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, January, 1875  Inside has an 11 page article titled; "Touching Visitants From a Higher Life" which is an interesting & detailed article on the spirit "Katie King", who was said to have appeared several times in seances, creating a bit of a sensation at the time. This Atlantic Monthly article is rather famous among collectors of spiritual/mystic re... See More  

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570391

Fire Engine Company...

Item #570391
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, 1921 (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: Exact date of issue is unknown. The is a advertisement print for American-La France Fire Engine Company, Inc.. The print size is approximately 5.5 x 8 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 11inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.

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177617

The Death of Abbey.... School for Aviators...

Item #177617

August 12, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 12, 1911  This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is a photo of "A Remarkable New Lincoln Statue."

This issue has an article of "Abbey and His Art" and on the opposite page, there are several of his illustrations." There are photos of "Edison in Search of Worry"; "The ... See More  

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177602
Item #177602

April 15, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, dated April 15, 1911



There is a full color cover page on this issue. The front page of this issue is a photo of "An Evangelical Ambassador."



This issue has an illustration of "The Opening of the Extra Session--Shadow and Sunshine in the House" by Kemble. There is an article of "The Thief in the Sky" by D. J. McAdam with illustratio... See More  

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177485

20,000 Mile Motor Race...

Item #177485

February 29, 1908

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 29, 1908  There is a front pg. illustration, "The Voice of Jacob, But the Hand of Esau" by W. A.. Rogers. There is an article with photos of "Touching Hands with Eternity" by Charles Johnston. There are photos of "The Start of the 20,000 Mile Motor Race from New York to Paris by Way of Alaska&q... See More  

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221090
Item #221090
Atlantic Monthly, 1921  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: Exact date of issue is unknown. The is a advertisement print for American-La France Fire Engine Company, Inc.. The print size is approximately 5.5 x 8 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 11inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.

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213594

Famous Civil War Era Poem In 1863.....

Item #213594
UNION COUNTY STAR AND LEWISBURG CHRONICLE, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, October 27, 1863

 

* Civil War Era

* Poem by Barbara Frietchie

* J.G. Whittier




A folio-size singlesheet, the reverse has the famous poem: Barbara Frietchie, By J. G. Whittier, in Atlantic Monthly. Some news of the day with several interesting advertisements as well. Small piece missing in the lower left corner wi
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$39.00
177168
Item #177168

October 04, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Robert W. Chambers; The President's Shortened Western Tour; The Revolution in Venezuela; fullpage photo of opera composer Pietro Mascagni;  The Return of the Arctic Expolorers; The Power-House Canal at Sault Ste. Marie with photos; The Fort Riley Manoeuvres and the New Armament with photos; photo o... See More  

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$30.00
180125

Literary Collection I

Variety Set...

Item #180125
Literary Collection I Variety Set - Over 50 years of the literary press spanning the Turn of the Century. A set of 5 literary issues containing one each from the 1850's, 1860's-1870's, 1880's-1890's, 1900's-1910's, and 1920's-1930's. Titles include Household Words (edited by Charles Dickens), Outlook, Atlantic Monthly, Scribners, and Harpers Monthly. This is a great way to follow the progression o... See More  

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$42.00
141132

Rebecca Harding Davis: Life in The Iron Mills...

Item #141132
ATLANTIC MONTHLY magazine, New York, April, 1861  Inside has: "Life In The Iron Mills". Fine piece written by Rebecca Harding Davis.

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174380

The fairgrounds at Coney Island...

Item #174380

August 30, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1879  Full ftpg. is a Nast cartoon: 'Time Works Wonders' is concerning race relations. Nice fullpg. horse-racing print is displayable: 'The Brighton Beach Fair Grounds, Coney Is.'

Fullpg. of text & 7 scenes of: 'Bits of New Jersey Coast Scenery' including Atlantic City & Ocean Grove.

Other news and advertisements of t... See More  

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175628

Roof garden in Minneapolis...

Item #175628

August 08, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY August 8, 1891  Front full pg. illus of "On the Roof Garden, Minneapolis, Minnesota." Inside is a full page with three illustrations of "Incidents of Ex-President Cleveland's Visit to Sandwich, Cape Cod." Doublepage centerfold of "His Imperial Majesty Wilhelm II., King of Prussia, German Emperor." 1/2 pg. of illus. pertaining to "Pres... See More  

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174540

Thomas Nast prints... Garfield and Hayes...

Item #174540

March 12, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1881  Front full pg. illus. of "Greeting and Farewell" which represents the retiring administration of President Hayes to President Garfield. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Politics in the Olden Time - General Jackson. President Elect on his way to Washington." Full pg. illus. entitled "1877 - 1881."

Doublepage centerfol... See More  

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173718

The Modocs...

Item #173718

May 03, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1873  Full frontpage: 'The Modocs In Their Stronghold'. Half page illustration include: 'Interior of an Indian Wigwam'; 'Treating With Indians in the Olden Times' and 'The Modocs--Murder of Gen. Canby.'

A half-page illustration: 'Straightening the Crooked Tree". Two 1/8 page illustrations are from The Sandwich Isl... See More  

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175294

Frederic Remington print...

Item #175294

May 26, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1888  Front page print: "General Russell A. Alger, Of Michigan". Full page print: "The Islands of the Venetian Lagoon" shows 5 scenes. Two full page prints: "The New Armored Cruiser 'Maine'" and "Will He Enlist?" Very nice halfpg. illus. by Frederic Remington: "An Ox Train In The Mountains". Fullp... See More  

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175516

Frederkc Remington prints from the West... Las Vegas, New Mexico...

Item #175516

July 12, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 12, 1890  The full front page is a print of: "Lookout Bridge on an Ocean Steamer" in rough waters. Inside has a full page: "Mr. Jones's Adventure" showing a cowboy shooting a buffalo, drawn by Frederic Remington. The facing have has five other, smaller, prints done by Remington.

The doublepage centerfold is: "Taking a Pilot Aboard On the... See More  

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173804

Winslow Homer print... Mount Vernon

Item #173804

February 28, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY February 28, 1874. Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Tribune's 'Disclosure'." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Fighting the Fire" and "'Busted!' - A Deserted Railroad Town in Kansas." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane, Middletown, Orange County, New York" and "Hudson River St... See More  

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