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681958

Masonic Celebration of Washington's initiation...

Item #681958

November 02, 1852

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1852  The front page has a mention of: "Masonic Celebration at Cincinnati", and continues on page 4 describing the annual celebration of George Washington being "initiated as a member of the mystic tie".

Complete in 8 pages and in good condition.

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680816

1908 Masonic Grand Lodge fire... Baltimore...

Item #680816

January 17, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 17, 1908



* Masonic Grand Lodge fire disaster

* Baltimore, Maryland - Freemasons




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "MASONIC TEMPLE AT BALTIMORE BURNED" with subhead. (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 th... See More  

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678975

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...

Item #678975

November 30, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.

Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More  

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676972

Paul Revere, Masonic Grand Master... Frigate Constitution to be launched...

Item #676972

September 09, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept.  9, 1797 



* Masonic - Freemasonry - Masons

* USS Constitution to be launched




The top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Grand Lodge" of the Masons, including an engraving of the Masonic seal, with the notice signed in type: Paul Revere, Grand Master".

Page 2 has a brief yet notable item datelined "Navy Yard, Boston" ... See More  

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670162

New Masonic temple planning in 1870...

Item #670162

May 09, 1870

THE NEW-YORK HERALD, May 9, 1870 



* Masonic - Masons - Freemasons



Page 5 has an article headed: "The New Masonic Hall" "A Full Description of the Building--It's Dimensions, Cost, Architecture and Ornamentation" (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning to upper vertical fold of the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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667757

A very early baseball board game...

Item #667757

December 08, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 8, 1866  The full front page has 3 prints of: "Laying the Corner Stone of the New Masonic Temple at Baltimore, Maryland.

Inside has a fascinating halfpg. print of: "The New & Beautiful Parlor Divertisement of Base-Ball." showing a family playing a board game themed on baseball. There is also a related article: "The Parlor... See More  

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667602

Nice Masonic content... With the plate of the Merrimack River bridge...

Item #667602
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793



* Masonic - Freemasons



Among the articles is a description of a new bridge over the Merrimack River. The plate of it called for is present however has damage (see). Such plates are typically lacking.

Other articles include: "Description of Cracow, in Poland" "Masonick - Social Influence of Free Masonry" & much more.

Near... See More  

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647076

American Indies... early masonic...

Item #647076
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1738  One of the articles within begins: "I have orders...the British subjects complain in the strongest manner of the oblique ways & unjust means which the Spanish officers in the West Indies make use of for condemning & confiscating their ships..." with more, taking almost an entire pg. (see photos for portions).

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638113

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...

Item #638113

September 10, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825 



* Hebrew city to be established

* Grand Island, New York

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., on the 15th or 18th instant, with masonic and military ceremonies. It will be located to face the mo... See More  

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636103

Masonic Hall dedication in NYC...

Item #636103

June 01, 1875

THE WORLD, New York City, June 1, 1875



* Original Masonic Hall (Manhattan) dedication ceremonies

* Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New York




The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE MASONS' JUBILEE" "Closing Preparations For The Dedication Of The Temple" Article takes up 2 full columns, all on the front page.

Other news of the day. Complete ... See More  

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616630

Treatment in the West Indies... Early Masonic item...

Item #616630
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1738  One of the articles within begins: "I have orders...the British subjects complain in the strongest manner of the oblique ways & unjust means which the Spanish officers in the West Indies make use of for condemning & confiscating their ships..." with more, taking almost an entire pg. (see photos for portions).

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607936

The Masonic fraternity...

Item #607936

June 08, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1870



* Masonic - Masons - Freemasonry

* Knights Templar - grand lodge




The back page has an article headed: "THE MASONIC FRATERNITY" "Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge" "The Grand Master's Address" "Brilliant Display of Knights Templar" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up 2 1/2 columns.

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605998

Masonic organizations in America...

Item #605998

May 31, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 31, 1875



* Freemasonry fraternal organization

* Masons - masonic temples




The back page has one column headings: "THE GREAT ORDER" "Masons and Masonry" "Progress In America" and more. (see) Text takes up 3 1/2 columns with chart.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice con... See More  

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601582

President Jackson's Proclamation...

Item #601582

October 19, 1830

SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Oct. 19, 1830 



* Masonic - Masons



Items include: "The Gold Region" "Masonic Celebration" and page 3 has a lengthy: "By the President of the U. State of America A Proclamation" concerning navigation, signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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600421

Painesville, Ohio Masonic lodge...

Item #600421

November 12, 1879

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio,  November 12, 1879



* Painesville, Ohio

* Masonic - Masons

* Lodge dedication




The front page has one column headings: "A Masonic Hall" "Is Formally Dedicated In Painesville" "A Grand Success in Every Feature..." See images for text here.



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting adver... See More  

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599747

Magazine lasted just half a year...

Item #599747

January 06, 1827

THE CRYSTAL HUNTER, (New York), Jan. 6, 1827  A very short-lived magazine which began on Dec. 1, 1826 and ended on May 26, 1827, lasting just half a year. This is the volume 1 number 6 issue. It seems to be primarily a literary magazine. Items include: "Murder & Repentance" "Henry IV of France" "Marquis La Fayette"  "Rational Recreations For Christm... See More  

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590279

Message from President Monroe...

Item #590279

May 23, 1820

NEW-HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT & STATE GAZETTE, Concord, New Hampshire, May 23, 1820  Page two of this issue contains a letter from President Monroe to both the Senate and the House of Representatives in regards to correspondence between the United States and Spain respecting the treaty which concluded on February 22, 1819. This is signed in typed: JAMES MONROE.

Other news and advertisements, inc... See More  

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564494

Battle news...

Item #564494

August 02, 1862

SATURDAY EVENING COURIER, from New York, dated August 2, 1862. This issue is mostly literary content and advertisements. Pages 4 and 5 does contain "History of the War" reporting including reports on the Blockading the James River and The Decadence of Saratoga and other various reports. Other reports are "A Voyage to Mount Vernon" and a section "Masonic Matters"



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222380

Masonic in 1802...

Item #222380

October 20, 1802

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, dated Oct. 20, 1802.

 

* Masons - Masonic

* Early 19th century original reading
 



A page 2 report from New-York states in part:



* ...yesterday morning, the most worshipful master, attended by the officers of the grand lodge...laid the foundation stone of a Masonic Hall. This building is to be situated in Frankfort-street, near the Park; and when
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211783

1851 Grand Masonic Hall Song...

Item #211783

June 13, 1851

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 13, 1851 Pg. 2 has an Ode Sung at the Dedication of the Grand Masonic Hall at Indianapolis. News of the day includes: "The Woman's Right's Convention" "Flood In The Mississippi" "Horrid Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. First leaf has a few very small holes, one a slightly affecting two words in the ode.

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209850

A newspaper by & for the Masons...

Item #209850
MASONIC MIRROR, Boston,  1830 Subtitled: "Science, Literature & Miscellany", and in the masthead is: "The Masonic, is a 'Society Whose Liberal Principles are Founded on the Immutable Laws of Truth & Justice.'--Washington". This is a newspaper by & for the community of Masons with a nice Masonic-themed engraving near the top of the front page. This 8 pag... See More  

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177027

Boer Commando...

Item #177027

January 13, 1900

HARPER'S WEEKLY, January 13, 1900 (does not include Supplement)  Front page illustration of "The War In South Africa - Boer Pickets Reading The Bible" along with another full page illustration of "A Boer Commando On Parade". See photos for full details.



Note: The Supplement containing the Four-Panel Panorama of Manila is rarely available, and is not included at the ... See More  

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176182

Thanksgiving... Frost, Rogers, Remington prints...

Item #176182

November 28, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1896  Full ftpg. cartoon shows: 'Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving', by W.A. Rogers. Nice fullpg. F. Remington print: 'White Man's Big Sunday--Indian Visitors on Thanksgiving Day'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'Thanksgiving in the Woods' is by A.B. Frost. Photos of 3 bronze statuettes by Remington.

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173306

Explorations at Jerusalem... A floating lighthouse...

Item #173306

May 22, 1869

Harper's WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1869 The front page features a halfpage illustrations 'The Source of the Jordan'. A full page features 5 illustrations: 'Explorations at Jerusalem'. A halfpage illustration of 'Inauguration of the New Masonic Lodge Room in Booth's Building, New York City'. An article on "The Challoner-Whittaker Tragedy, Quebec" also has s... See More  

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173760

Winslow Homer's "Gloucester Harbor"...

Item #173760

September 27, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1873

Front full page illustration of "A Foreign Demand." Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print of "Gloucester Harbor." 1/2 page illustration of "Amateur Naturalists." 1/4 page illustration of "The New Masonic Temple in Philadelphia." Doublepage centerfold of "Taking the Reins - A Familiar Scene in Centra... See More  

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173674

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...

Item #173674

November 30, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.

Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More  

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176136

Scenes of St. Louis, Missouri...

Item #176136

June 20, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 20, 1896  Ftpg. political cartoon shows the elephant and donkey. Fullpg: 'The Coronation of the Czar'. Fullpg: 'The Cuban Insurrection'. Great dblpgctrfld. shows a view of St. Louis looking East along Westmoreland Place & Portland Pl. Another fullpg. with St. Louis scenes. Golf photos.

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174606

The surrender of Cornwallis...

Item #174606

October 22, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1881  Full ftpg: 'The Baltimore Oriole Celebration" shows a parade in Baltimore, with an article on it inside. Nice fullpg: 'The Celebration at Yorktown' celebrating the 100th anniv. of the surrender of Cornwallis. Also a doublepage centerfold showing 'The Surrender of Cornwallis'. Fullpg: 'In the Trenches before Yorktown... See More  

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174216

Rapid transit in New York...

Item #174216

February 09, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 9, 1878 Full ftpg. Nast illus: 'For the Good of the People'. Halfpg: 'A Street Musician' dblpgctrfld: 'Rapid Transit in New York' shows 7 illustrations. Another fullpg. Nast illus.

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173564

Aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #173564

November 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871  The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another fullpg. shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a halfpg. as well.

The doublepage centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by... See More  

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173938

Entering the circus tent...

Item #173938

June 12, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 12, 1875 The doublepage centerfold of this issue is a very nice print captioned: "Fair Time--The Entrance to the Circus Tent" showing a woman and child on horseback, with various circus performers and other by-standers in the background. A very nice & displayable print for any collector of circus memorabilia.  There is a related article on the... See More  

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174406

General Grant in a Nevada mine...

Item #174406

November 29, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 29, 1879  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "None But the Brave Deserves the Fair." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Three Wrecks." (Ships). 1/2 pg. illus. of "past and Present War Craft - An Old Three-Decker and a New Torpedo-Boat." 1/5 pg. illus. of "General Grant in a Nevada Mine."

Dblpgctrfld. of "General Gra... See More  

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173108

Liberty Bell first ringing... Buffalo hunting...

Item #173108

July 06, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY July 6, 1867  Full front page illustration of "The First Peal for Liberty." shows a man ringing a bell. Inside is a full page illustration of "The Fourth of July in the Country."; a nearly full page illustration of: "The New Masonic Hall, Boston, Dedicated June 24, 1867"; a vertical doublepage centerfold of: "Buffalo Hunting on the Plains... See More  

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174658

Thomas Nast print...

Item #174658

April 22, 1882

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 22, 1882  Front full pg. illus. of "A Summer Landscape." Inside are three 1/6 pg. illus. pertaining to "A Picturesque Railway Line." 1/3 pg. illus. of "A Moorish Masonic Lodge in Morocco." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "George Inness" and "Dante Gabriel Rossetti." Two full pg. illus. containing several illus. of... See More  

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176212

McKinley's inauguration...

Item #176212

March 13, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897  Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the Nat... See More  

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175756

Columbian Exposition, Chicago...

Item #175756

October 29, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892   Nice full front page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - The Dedication Ceremonies in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building." Inside is a full page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - Mural Dexorations in the Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building." & "Chicago Columbian Celebration - Triumphal Ar... See More  

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175738

Western print by W.A. Rogers... Southampton, Long Island...

Item #175738

August 27, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY August 27, 1892. Front full pg. illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Inside is a full pg. of illus. pertaining to "The Knights Templar Conclave in Denver, Colorado." Full pg. of illus. of "The Strike of the Switchmen at Buffalo, New York." Several pgs. of large illus. pertaining to "Pekin." (China). Full pg. illus... See More  

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174622

A.B. Frost hunting illustration... Nast political cartoons...

Item #174622

December 17, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 17, 1881  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "It Takes a Star to Catch a Star." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Condition of Ireland - Posting the Government Proclamation in Connemara." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Hon. J. W. Keifer, Speaker of the House." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Casino, Corner of Thirty-Ninth Street and ... See More  

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173468

Coverage from Paris...

Item #173468

December 10, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 10, 1870 Full front page illustration of "Inside Paris-Volunteers on Guard Duty at a Postern Gate." Inside the issue is a full page illustration entitled "Inside Paris-Waiting to Buy Meat at a Butchers Shop." A 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Ruins of St. Cloud." A 1/2 page illustration of "The Old Town of Trarbach, on the Moselle.&... See More  

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172342

Winslow Homer... Sea-serpent in Bermuda...

Item #172342

March 03, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Mar. 3, 1860 Ftpg. shows the wreck of the 'Hungarian' off Sable Is., Nova Scotia. Fascinating print: 'Great Sea-Serpent Found in Hungary Bay, Bermuda'. Halfpg: '7th Reg. Marching Up Penna. Ave., Washington City'. Two small Homer prints: 'The Buds' and 'Mrs. Otcheson at the Piano'. This issue also contains the 3rd installment of "The... See More  

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173062

Wreck of the "Islander"... Honorable Roscoe Conkling...

Item #173062

January 26, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 26, 1867. Front 1/4 pg. illus. of "Hon. Roscoe Conkling, New York Senator Elect." Also a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Rescue of the Crew of the Wrecked Tug "Islander"." Inside contains many illus. pertaining to "The Mine Explosion in England" including "...The Explosion," "...Descent of Volunteers," "...D... See More  

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173752

Many prints... Atlantic City beach...

Item #173752

August 30, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1873 (Supplement not included) This issue contains many prints, including: Full front page: "The First Love Letter"; Full page cartoon: "The Public School Question"; Full page: "The Newsboy's Picnic--Tumbling Into the Water"; Nice full page:"The Beach at Atlantic City"; 2/3 double page ce... See More  

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175536

Duo-tone Remington doublepage print...

Item #175536

September 20, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1890  Features a very nice full front page print: "Salmon Fishing on the Frazer River, British Columbia" by Charles Graham. Inside page prints include a full page: "Golden Gate Park, San Francisco" also drawn by C. Graham; a full page of: "The  Gymnasium of the Central Turn Verein, New York", a smaller print of: &... See More  

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175388

Buying Easter flowers...

Item #175388

April 20, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1889  The full front page is taken up with a nice illustration of: "Buying Easter Flowers." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "the Grand Duke Nicholas, Czarowitz of Russia." Two 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Church of the Covenant, and Dr. Hamlin, the Pastor, Washington, D.C." Dblpgctrfld. of "Sicilian and Italian F... See More  

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173428

Charles Dickens grave...

Item #173428

July 23, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1870  The front cover contains a 2/3 page illustration of "The Grave of Charles Dickens in Westminster Abbey." Inside is a 1/3 page illustration of "The Chinese in New England-North Adams, Massachusetts." 1/2 page illustration of "The Chinese in New England-The Work Shop." Also, a full page illustration of "Music Eveni... See More  

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173734

Winslow Homer print... "The Noon Recess"... The Modoc War...

Item #173734

June 28, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 28, 1873   Two-thirds of the ftpg. is an illustration: "The Modoc War-Captain Jack's Cave in the Lava Beds."

Inside has a full page illustration of "The Modocs-Murder of General Canby" but perhaps the prime feature is a full page print by Winslow Homer: "The Noon Recess".

Also in this issue is a full page: "Way ... See More  

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173420

Beethoven... Death of Charles Dickens...

Item #173420

June 25, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 25, 1870 The front page is a great illustration of: 'Beethoven'. Within the issue is a nice full page illustration of 'Charles Dickens', and a page 2 editorial concerning the death of Charles Dickens. "The New Masonic Temple" article also includes a halfpage illustration "Laying the Corner-Stone of the New Masonic Temple in New Yor... See More  

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175652

Nice football print...

Item #175652

October 31, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 31, 1891 Full front page: 'At the Statue of Joan of Arc, Fairmount Park Drive, Phila.'. Displayable early football print: 'Out of the Game' shows an injured player in the foreground, plus game action in the background.

Most of a pg. has 3 illus. of: 'High Buildings in Chicago'. Half page: 'New Hotel Chamberlin at Old Point Comfort, V... See More  

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