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684288

A very early issue of this famous anti-slavery title...

Item #684288

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  

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$130.00
661673

Two slave prints...

Item #661673

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  

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$168.00
177530
Item #177530

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  

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$36.00
214122

Famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #214122
THE 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  

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$80.00
206678

"Great Expectations" Collection VI

Item #206678

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  

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$472.00
172644

Homer print... Nast Emmancipation illustration... Slave auction...

Item #172644

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  

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$198.00

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172484

Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172484

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  

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$135.00

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$69.00
151887

Famous anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #151887
THE 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  

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$60.00
172392

Notable Abraham Lincoln political cartoon, with racial overtones...

Item #172392

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  

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$120.00

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$61.00
173130

Admiral Farragut... Seal hunting...

Item #173130

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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$34.00

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$18.00
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