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October 15, 1836
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 15, 1836
* Rare anti-slavery publication
* Early pre-Civil War era
It is rare to find such early issues of this famous anti-slavery title edited by William Lloyd Garrison. It began publication just 5 years earlier. The masthead features a woodcut of a slave auction.
Much anti-slavery content as one might expect, with articles including: "Re... See More
April 06, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Apr. 6, 1861
* Great slave auction illustration
* Pre Civil War South - rare
Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a n... See More
July 24, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 24, 1909 There is a color cover on this issue.The front page of this issue has a photo of "The Executive Wink--Mr. Taft's Contribution to the Presidential Humanities--The Successor to Mr. Roosevelt's Illustrious Smile."
This issue has a photo spread of "A Summer Camp for New York Newsboys"; "Getting Ready for the Hu... See More
Item #214122THE LIBERATOR, Boston, 1861-65 (first rate) See the photo below for the terrific masthead of this famous anti-slavery title. The ornate woodcut in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a family about to depart for their journey to emancipation. Much of the content concerns slavery and the anti-slavery movement. Edited... See More
June 21, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 22, 1861 through August 3, 1861. This is a seven-issue set (part 6) 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 at www... See More
January 24, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 This issue contains a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pierce M. Butler slave auction which took place on March 2-3, 1859 outside of Savann... See More
July 13, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. ... See More
Item #151887THE LIBERATOR, Boston, MA 1861-65 (with minor water-staining or other minor imperfections which make them somewhat 2nd-rate)
* Ornate masthead
* Anti-Slavery Title
* edited by William Lloyd Garrison
See the photo below for the terrific masthead of this famous anti-slavery title. The ornate woodcut in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds ... See More
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
September 21, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY Sept. 21, 1867 Full front pg. illus. of "The Raccoon Hunt." Inside: 1/3 pg. illus. of "Disaster to Shipping in the White Sea." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Seal Hunting as Practiced by the Norwegians." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Fairmount Water Works, Near Philadelphia." Small illus. of "Whale Captured Near Tiverton, Rhode Island." 1/2 pg. illus.... See More
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