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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
June 18, 1973
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 18, 1973 The sports section carries an article "Mrs. Tweedy Wants Preakness Review", owner of Triple Crown-winner, Secretariat, asked for a review of the official 1973 clocking after watching films which show the time listed for the race was incorrectly recorded. "A controversy developed soon after the Preakness when it w... See More
November 23, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 23, 1873
* William M. "Boss" Tweed scandal
* Tammany Hall leader sentenced
The top of page 6 has one column headings: "NEMESIS" "Tweed Sentenced to Thirteen Years' Imprisonment in the Penitentiary" "Interview With Tweed...." and more. Text takes up over 4 columns.
Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
April 16, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1940
* Ethel Brilliana Tweedie death (1st report)
* English author, historian, illustrator & more
The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. ALEC TWEEDIE, ARTIST AND AUTHOR" with subheads and photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.
Complete with al... See More
February 12, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 12, 1940
* John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir death
* Scottish novelist, historian & Unionist politician
* 15th Governor General of Canada
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lord Tweedsmuir Is Dead; A Third Operation Futile" with subhead. (see) Lengthy 1st report coverage continues on page 2 with photo. Always nice to have notable ev... See More
June 04, 1872
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1872
* Mayor John T. Hoffman
* Tweed Ring - Tammany Hall
* William "Boss" Tweed
The front page has unusually large headings for this time period with: "HOFFMAN'S GUILT" "The Beginning of the Fraudulent Warrants---How Gov. Hoffman Served the Ring as Mayor" and more with lengthy accounting figures.
Other news of the day. Complete... See More
November 27, 1876
THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 27, 1876
* William "Boss" Tweed
* Ludlow Street Jail
The front page has an article headed: "TWEED IN CONFINEMENT" "A Visit From Thurlow Weed" and more. See images for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.
November 24, 1873
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, November 24, 1873
* William M. "Boss" Tweed
* Tammany Hall
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
The front page has one column headings: "Boss Tweed" "Heavy Sentence of the Tammany Chief--Twelve Years in Jail and a Fine of $12,750"
Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spi... See More
December 06, 1875
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, December 6, 1875
* William Magear Tweed
* Boss of Tammany Hall
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "An Empty Nest" "Tweed Escapes From Jail" "The Busy and Bewildered Officers can Find no Trace of Him" and more. Lengthy t... See More
October 28, 1871
THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 28, 1871
* William M. Tweed arrest
* "Boss" - Tammany Hall
Page 3 has one column headlines that include: "THE 'BOSS' BAGGED", "Formal Arrest of William M. Tweed", "Papers, Affidavits and Others in the Case", "Bail Bonds Filed For $2,000,000", "The 'Boss' Waiting For T... See More
December 06, 1875
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1875
* William M. Tweed
* Boss of Tammany Hall
The front page has one column headings: "TWEED'S ESCAPE", "Nothing Heard Of The Fugitive" and more. Coverage on the jail escape of William M. 'Boss' Tweed.
Other news and day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise good.... See More
September 11, 1876
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1876
* William "Boss" Tweed arrested in Spain
Page 2 has small one column headings that read: "Boss Tweed", "His Arrest Confirmed", "He Is Identified By A Caricature". See photo for text. Other news and several interesting advertisements throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.... See More
January 05, 1907
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1907 There is a front page illustration: "Thomas Nast, The Illustrious Cartoonist of "Harper's Weekly," Whose Genius Overthrew the Tweed "Ring," And for Years Waged a Memorable Fight in the Country's Political Warfare" by C. De Grimm. This issue is mostly made of articles about past issues of "Harper... See More
December 08, 1875
DAILY GRAPHIC, N.Y., Dec. 8, 1875.
* Escape of Boss Tweed
* Escape of Boss Tweed
* Tammany Hall Ringleader
Full page inside six illustrations: The Escape Of William M. Tweed From Warden Dunham Last Saturday. Other prints with text throughout. Good shape.
October 24, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 24, 1903
December 13, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 13, 1879 Front full pg. illus. of "The Seventh Regiment Fair - At the Flower Stand." Inside is a 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "Waving 'The Olive Branch,' or Wearing of the Tweed."
Dblpgctrfld. of "Hide and Seek." Full pg. Nast illus. of "On Ice." 1/3 pg. portrait of "The Rev. John N. Galleher." 1/2 p... See More
January 16, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1875 Full front pg. illus. of "Compulsory Education-The Safeguard of Free Institutions." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late Gerrit Smith." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Waiting." Full pg. illus. of "Christmas on an Ice Floe-An Incident of the Austrian Polar Expedition."
Full pg. Nast illus. of "Amphitheat... See More
November 28, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 28, 1874 Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Funny Boy in Trouble." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Last Apple."
Doublepage centerfold of "Religious Festival at Tangier-Anniversary of the Birth of Mohammed." Full pg. illus. entitled "The Preserving Tanks at the Fish Market, Berlin, Prussia." Three 1/4 pg. portraits of ... See More
March 16, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, with supplement, March 16, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Grant, among others. Halfpg. illus: 'Vaccinating The Poor'. Two illustrations: 'The Search For Livingstone'.
Supplement issue contains a nearly fullpg: 'Mine Oyster--Dredging Boats in the Chesapeake" and another: "Maine Oyster: Shucking" and smaller prints: "M... See More
July 21, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 21, 1877 Prints include: full front page illustration of "The Reigning Belle" full page illustration of "Old Neptune's Welcome." 2/3 page illustration of "Presentation of the Freedom of the City of London to General Grant." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "William Caxton, The First English Printer, Showing Printed Proof to Edward I... See More
November 02, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 2, 1872 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon pokes fun of Boss Tweed and Horace Greeley. Nearly halfpg: "Fulton Ferry in 1750 From the Brooklyn Shore". Several more Nast political cartoon. Two "Virginia Sketches: Preparing for School & Canvassing for Votes" shows Blacks.
September 27, 1884
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 27, 1884 Front full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Grave Regrets." Inside are many portraits of "The American Association for the Advancement of Science at Philadelphia-Portraits of some Prominent Members." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Hon. James W. Dawes, of Nebraska" and "The Late Robert Hoe." Full pg. Nast illus.... See More
May 19, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon. Fullpg: 'To the Rescue' shows men on the scene of a ship wreck. Fullpg: 'Antiquities'. 1/3 pg. scene in Japan, Iwakuni Bridge. Halfpg: 'Trout Fishing'.
July 07, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast illus: 'Foully Murdered' shows Miss Liberty in a morgue. Fullpg: 'The Manhattan Abattoir' shows 7 scenes of the meat-packing industry. halfpg: 'St. John, Brunswick' 3/4pg: 'Sporting In Manitoba' shows 4 hunting & fishing scenes.
Inside has a brief report on the noteworthy hanging of 11 "Molly Maguires"... See More
May 05, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Burning of the Southern Hotel, St. Louis. Great fullpg: 'Our Artist at Kioto, Japan' 'Rice Cultivation in Travancore, India' with the Supplement containing: 'A Lesson in Boat Building' showing a father instructing his sons.
October 31, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 31, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'Not So Easily Taken In'. Fullpg. with 11 scenes of: 'October in the White Mountains'. Dramatic dblpgctrfld: 'A Duel in the Air--Eagles Fighting Over their Prey'. Fullpg: 'On the Way to the African Gold Fields--Pontoon Ferry Over the Vaal River'. A political cartoon shows Blacks voting.
Complete ... See More
June 21, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 21, 1879 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Old National Spirit is Gone (For the President)." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The New Iron Pier at Long Branch, Now in Process of Construction." Three large illus. pertaining to "Leadville" including "View in Chestnut Street," "Interior of Shaft House," and &q... See More
November 19, 1881
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 19, 1881 Front full pg. illus. of "The Grand Street Tenement House Disaster." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Race for the 'America' Cup - Coming Up from Sandy Hook." Four small portraits of "New Governors." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Portion of the Astor Library Building." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The ... See More
August 14, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 14, 1886 Full ftpg: "Samuel J. Tilden". Fullpg: "The Funeral of Samuel J. Tilden". The doublepage centerfold: "A Prairie Fire" shows deer running from it. Halfpg: "President Cleveland's Country House". A one-third page illustration: 'Franz Liszt' with an article on him. A half page Thomas Nast print: &q... See More
October 12, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1872 Full front page Nast illus. entitled "More Secession Conspiracy." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "Tied to His Mother's Apron Strings." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Jesuit Crusade Against Germany-The Meeting of the Emperors." Full pg. Nast illus. entitled "That Off Hand Remark." Full pg. illus. of "Ma... See More
December 18, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 18, 1886 The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'An Unnecessary Burden' which shows Uncle Sam with the Liberty figure. Fullpg: 'Tuxedo Park' has 8 scenes. Nearly halfpg: 'Coursing Jack Rabbits at Great Bend, Kansas'.
The very nice doublepage centerfold is by famed artist Frank S. Church: "Here's A Joll... See More
December 16, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast cartoon entitled 'Another Outrage at the Pole (Poll) - The British Lion Bear-Dozed.' Full page of 3 illustration of the Sioux War: 'The Powder River Expedition' and 'Gen. Crook's Hqts., Ft. Fetterman' and 'Old Ft. Reno'.
Four half-page illustrations 'The Louisiana Returning B... See More
April 02, 1892
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1892 Full front page shows sailors: 'Loading an 8 inch Gun'. Full page: 'Faust at the Metropolitan Opera House, N.Y. City' Most of a pg. shows: 'The Late Walt Whitman'.
Half of a centerfold shows: 'Columbian Exposition, Chicago--The Grand Court' & nearly half page: 'Caribou in Northern Maine' Full page: '... See More
November 14, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Nov. 14, 1874 18 small front pg. portraits of "International Law-Members of the Geneva Congress." Six illus. pertaining to "A "Statesman's" Retreat-William M. Tweed's Penitentiary Life on Blackwell's Island." Dblpgctrfld. by Nast entitled "International Law-The Better Way." 2/3 pg. illus. entitled "On the River-A Midsumm... 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
January 06, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 6, 1872 The full front full page is an illustration of "New Year's Day -The First Caller." (Homeless girl). Inside is 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 Thi... See More
January 20, 1872
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 20, 1872 Front 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Late James Fisk." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "What I Know About Horace Greeley." Two 1/6 pg. portraits of "L. N. Rossel" and "Theophile Ferre." 1/3 pg. illus. of "James H. Hackett."
Doublepage centerfold entitled "Winter." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "... See More
January 25, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1873 Full frontpage: 'The Labor Exchange at Castle Garden--Choosing a Girl'; Fullpage illustrations: 'The Water We Drink & Where We Get It' shows the Croton Reservoir in Central Park and 5 other scenes; Fullpage Thomas Nast: 'Unprotected Female at the Holy Sea Side'; Two half-page illustrations: 'Snow i... See More
April 14, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 14, 1877 The entire front page is taken up with a political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast, captioned: "Reform Is Necessary In The Foreign Line."
Inside contains 3 pages of text with twelve illustrations headed: "William M. Tweed. Romance of His Flight And Exile". Also a nice full page print of: "From Tower To Tower--The Sus... See More
July 03, 1875
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1875 Ftpg. shows: 'Clearing a Field of Grasshoppers', plus text. Halfpg: 'Indians Trading at a Frontier Town'. Nast dblpgctrfld: 'Beware!'
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 24 pages and is in good condition.
April 16, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 16, 1870 The front page features a 2/3 pg. portrait of "General Prim." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Watching for the Missing." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Prince Henri De Bourbon." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The New Fire Alarm Telegraph-Single Box." Also, a full pg. Nast illus. of "The Creek Slave" (Tammany). Full pg. N... See More
January 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, January 22, 1870 Front full page illustration of "The Ecumencial Council-Head of the Procession Entering the Grand Nave of St. Peter's." Inside is a full page illustration of "Curling, or Bonspiel" with an associated article. 1/3 page illustration of "Chinese Coolies Crossing the Missouri River." The doublepage centerfold is by Thomas... See More
July 11, 1891
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York, July 11, 1891 Front full pg. illus. of "Returning from the Country - Crossing the North River." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Belated Passenger."
Doublepage centerfold of "A Fifth Avenue Bus." Full pg. illus. of "On the Roll of Honor." Full pg. of portraits of "The Rebellion in Chili." Several illus. of &quo... See More
October 27, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY October 27, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "All Quiet on the Hudson." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Nez Perces War." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of General Custer At West Point" including "The Last Honors Over the Grave" and "Bearing the Remains to the Cemetery." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Mercy!... See More
February 10, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Feb. 10, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon showing Boss Tweed. Fullpg. Nast cartoon showing Uncle Sam. Small illustration: 'Natives Of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands'.
September 22, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1894 Full ftpg. is a dramatic cavalry charge showing one soldier: 'Down!'. Fullpg. view of : 'The New Public Library, Boston' & 'Midsummer Jinks of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco in the Redwoods'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'U.S. Senate in Session'. Two Remington soldier prints.
Complete issue.... See More
February 19, 1887
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 19, 1887 Full ftpg: 'Prince Bismarck At the Session of the Reichstag'. Dramatic fullpg: 'Scene Of the Disaster to the Boston & Montreal Express Train at Woodstock Bridge'. A half page print by W. A. Rogers: "The Modern Altar of Sacrifice--The Devouring Car Stove". Nice fullpg. Frederic Remington: 'Sketches of a Man-Of-... See More
December 19, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY Dec. 19, 1874 Nice fullpg: "Children Who Go To Public Schools" & "Children Who Do Not Go To Our Public Schools" shows dramatically different results! Very nice fullpg: "The Chicago Fire Dept." shows 5 men & 4 scenes. Ftpg "Shall Teacher's Salaries be Lowered?" by Nast. 3/4 pg "The Chess-Players". Two full pg "Ch... See More
December 23, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 23, 1871 Full ftpg: 'The Foundling' shows a man huddling a baby found at a doorstep. Fullpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Dead Beat' shows Tweed. Terrific nearly fullpg. print: 'Pilgrims Of The Plains' shows a wagon train camp on a westward journey (see inset on pg. 13). Several scenes: 'The Experimental Boiler Camp at Sandy Hoo... See More
October 21, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21, 1876 Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Solid South--Gaunt & Hungry'.; Full page illustration A.B. Frost: 'Of Course He Wants to Vote the Democratic Ticket' shows a black man with 2 guns to his head.; Three fullpage prints on The Centennial.;
Full page Thomas Nast illustration: 'Struck - At Sea'; Hal... See More
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