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678030

Hanging of Lincoln's assassins...

Item #678030

July 22, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 22, 1865  The entire front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Execution of the Conspirators in Washington, D.C.--The Final Preparations--Appearance of the Criminals on the Scaffold." which includes Mrs. Surratt in her dress, among the others. 

The foldout doublepage centerfold is quite dramatic, captioned: "Execution o... See More  

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$195.00
677371

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #677371

August 04, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, August 4, 1892 



* Rare 19th century color cover



The front page of this issue is very colorful and shows men & women: "Viewing The Regatta of the Atlantic Yacht Club" called the 'Wasp'. Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--it makes a very nice display item.

Never bound nor trimmed, some l
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$48.00
676646

Death of Pennsylvania Railroad President... Waldorf Astoria Hotel Ball...

Item #676646

February 18, 1897

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1897  This issue has the death report of George Brooke Roberts, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, along with an accompanying image.  George Roberts was the 1st vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and, as a civil engineer, oversaw the building of Broad Street Station in Philadelphia.

Also included in this issue... See More  

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$55.00
673397

Print of a baseball player...

Item #673397

August 18, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Aug. 18, 1866  Inside has a nice one column print of baseball player: "G. A. Flagg, Cambridge B.B. Club, Cambridge, Mass." with a related article headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" .

The front page has a nice print captioned: "The Town of Heart's Content, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland, the Terminus of the Atlanti... See More  

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$59.00
673122

Nice print of the Chicago baseball team...

Item #673122

June 06, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885  Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the page 5 half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page.

This is a very nice print, and increasingly rare to find such early baseball images in the illustrated newspapers.

Other... See More  

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$177.00
673109

Clam bake... Mining in Colorado...

Item #673109

July 15, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting  - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.

Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a half ... See More  

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672981

Great full page baseball print... Rare Bocce Ball print...

Item #672981

August 31, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 31, 1889  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "At Lake George Landing--Saluting the Passengers".

But likely the most significant print is a great full page: "A Base-Ball Incident--Caught Between The Bases" which shows a player caught in a rundown.

Other good prints include a half page: "Gioca Di Bocci--Summer Afternoon Scen... See More  

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$128.00
672594

Bridge at Harlem...

Item #672594

September 02, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 2, 1865  Inside has a half page print of: "The Present Condition Of The New Iron Bridge, Harlem, New York".  A full page shows: "The Grand Annual Picnic and Excursion Of The New Jersey Farmers and Their Families To Raritan Bay, Amboy New Jersey On Saturday, August 19."  And a full page with 4 prints of: "The Frightfu... See More  

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672593

Baseball scenes... Texarkana...

Item #672593

May 03, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 3, 1890  The full ftpg. is a nice cartoon: "Trying to Convince the President--A Sketch in the White House from Life".

Among prints inside: "May Day in Central Park" "KoKo-Ko-Ho, the Largest Canoe Ever Seen in New York Waters"; a full page with 11 prints of buildings: "Views in Texarkana, Arkansas and Texas&q... See More  

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$58.00
672492

Controversial case of Col. Isaac Haynes... British support of loyal subjects...

Item #672492

February 07, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controve... See More  

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672272

The Rio Grande... Monrovia...

Item #672272

January 01, 1876

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 1, 1876  The full front page is a Keppler political cartoon: "The Anti-Third-Term Bombshell in Congress". Other prints within include: "Holiday Exhibition of Dolls in a Window at Macy's...", a full page Christmas-theme print; "The Martha Washington Reception at the Academy of Music...", 3 prints concerning "... See More  

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672256

Croquet, fishing, and more great prints...

Item #672256

September 06, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1890  The front page is a great print featuring: "Croquet in Connecticut--The Prize Tournament at Norwich" which includes 4 comic scenes as well.

Among the prints inside are: "A Turpentine Still near New Berne" "A Watermelon Auction on the North River Front, New York City" "Honors to Ericsson..." conce... See More  

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672104

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #672104

September 29, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Included is a report headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.

There is also... See More  

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672044

Many early photos of Southern California... New Year's Day...

Item #672044

December 29, 1904

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 29, 1904  Still has the color front cover with a New Year's theme (wear at margins, some dirtiness). Inside has a few New Year's items, plus a wealth of photos of buildings in: "Delightful Southern California, The Land of Sunshine and Bloom".

Lacking the back cover. Mild margin wear.

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671887

Horseracing... Famed baseball player 'Cap' Anson...

Item #671887

September 19, 1891

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 19, 1891  The full front page is a great horse racing print:  "The End Of The Racing Season--A False Start For The Mile Race."  

Other prints include a full pg: "Devastating Prairie Fires i Dakota..."; a print of a famous baseball player: "Adrian C. Anson, Captain of the Chicago Base-Ball Club" with a related a... See More  

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$64.00
671866

Chicago White Stockings: National League champs...

Item #671866

October 14, 1882

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882 



* Chicago White Sox baseball

* Cap Anson & King Kelly




Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson. The bottom half of that leaf has a print... See More  

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$157.00
671673

Huge & dramatic print of the Statue of Liberty...

Item #671673

October 27, 1886

SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 27, 1886  Despite its flaw, this is a terrific, dramatic, and huge print of: "The Bartholdi Statue Of Liberty, On Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor" at night time. A quite rare print which I don't believe we have offered before.

It measures 22 by 33 inches. There are numerous archival repairs to the blank reverse, ... See More  

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$287.00
671593

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...

Item #671593

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865 



* Famous Currier and Ives baseball game print



The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York.

The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball ... See More  

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$183.00
671033

View of Chattanooga...

Item #671033

September 08, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1866  Inside has a full page print: "Chattanooga, Tennessee, From Lookout Mountain". Other prints include: "Bacon's Castle, Surry, Virginia" "The Steamer Wyoming on the Banks" & other scenes near Long Branch, New Jersey; "Great Conflagration at Jersey City...Destruction of the Petroleum Docks Adjoining the... See More  

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$41.00
670872

Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Jacob Furth" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

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670769

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...

Item #670769

November 16, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 



* Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge



The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Co... See More  

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$77.00
669902

Six issues of a failed publishing venture by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669902

March 05, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853 



* Published by P. T. Barnum



A lot of six different issues of this scarce title, all from the first 6 months of its existence.

P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This ... See More  

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$69.00
669878

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669878
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 



* Published by P. T. Barnum



Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller... See More  

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669877

First issue of a P. T. Barnum publication...

Item #669877

January 01, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 1, 1853  This is the very first issue of what would become a short-lived publication which had "P.T. Barnum, Special Partner" involved in its publication, as noted on one of the back pages.

This is one of the earliest illustrated periodicals in the United States, preceding both Leslie's Illustrated and Harper's Weekly.  The format would... See More  

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667965

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #667965

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865 



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue



This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic... See More  

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$730.00
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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$169.00
666772

Daniel Frohman, a notable Jew...

Item #666772

November 02, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Daniel Frohman" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Farewell to the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Inside has two pages taken up with bird's-eye views of the Columbian Exposition.

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666770

The Union League Building, Philadelphia, PA...

Item #666770

August 19, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. has a financial scene on Bleecker St. in New York City. Other prints inside include the; "Union League Building, Broad St., Phila." "The Hospital Buildings & Ferry, Ward's Island, East River"; a fullpg. of the scene where the "...Powder Mine, under the Rebel Entrenchments Before Petersburg, Was... See More  

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666214

Nice print of the Chicago baseball team...

Item #666214

June 06, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 



* Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson



The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 5 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page. Another print shows children dan... See More  

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666142

Johnson served summons... Impeachment trial of President Johnson...

Item #666142

March 28, 1868

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Impeachment trial summons prints




Full ftpg: "Judge Nelson, Administering The Oath To Chief Justice Chase, As Presiding Officer By the Court Of Impeachment, In The Senate Chamber."

Fullpg. has two halfpg. illus: "Chief Justice Chase, As President Of The Court Of Impeachment, Administering The Oat... See More  

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664940

1st African American major city postmaster general...

Item #664940

April 16, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1963



* Leslie N. Shaw

* 1st black postmaster




The top of page 17 has a two column heading: "First Negro in a Postmaster's Job" with photo. (see) First report coverage on Leslie N. Shaw becoming the first African American to become the postmaster of the major United States city.

Complete with all 72 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins... See More  

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664649

Great color cover of a baseball player...

Item #664649

April 02, 1914

LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914  See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce.

Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.... See More  

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$75.00
664480

William Jennings Bryan... Training in the Navy...

Item #664480

September 13, 1906

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 13, 1906  The full ftpg. is a print of "The Democratic Leader's Notable Welcome in New York..." showing William Jennings Bryan at Madison Square Garden. A related photos inside.

Another full page is taken up with: "Primary Training School of the American Navy" at Newport. Then a fullpg. of photos of gold miners in the Klondike.

Co... See More  

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664477

Trout fishing, and Trinity Bay in Newfoundland...

Item #664477

September 09, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 9, 1865  Among the prints within are: "A Peach Orchard at Cranberry, New Jersey" " with 3 other related prints. "Trout Fishing in the Mountain Streams of Pennsylvania" with an article. "Old St. John's Gate, Quebec, Canada".

The feature is a foldout centerfold of: "Trinity Bay & Heart's Content... See More  

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$35.00
664251

Baseball prints... Canada... Shohola Glen...

Item #664251

May 23, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 23, 1885  The front page includes a print of: "Canada - Fighting in the Northwest - A Shell from the Winnipeg Battery Striking a House Occupied by Half-Breeds During Gen. Middleton's Attack Upon Batouche". Pg. 3 has a very nice full page montage of  7 vignettes of: "New York City--The Baseball Season--Sketches at the Po... See More  

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664212

One of the less common illustrated newspapers...

Item #664212

September 14, 1872

FRANK LESLIE'S CHIMNEY CORNER, New York, Sept. 14, 1872  Formatted much like Harper's Weekly but a less common title. Among the prints are: "The Self-Made Men of Our Times--James A. Weston" with a related article on his life; "Windsor Castle" "Five Weeks in a Balloon" and a full pg: "An Alarm In The Desert".

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimm... See More  

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664113

Nez Perce Indians... Torch of the Statue of Liberty...

Item #664113

June 20, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885  Full ftpg. shows: "The New Aquatic Wonder, the Steam-Yacht 'Stiletto'...". Prints inside include: "Kansas--Transfer of the Nez Perces--The Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for Their Old Home in Idaho"; a great fullpg. print of; "The Torch of the Statue of Liberty As it Will Appear When Completed... See More  

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664111

Oklahoma Boomers...

Item #664111

October 05, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 5, 1893  The full ftpg. is a print of the: "...Porch of the Louisiana State Building" at the Columbian Exposition.  Prints within include: "Sketches in the Children's Building" at the Chicago Columbian Exposition; a nice centerfold print of two yachts in the "Coming International Race for the America's Cup&qu... See More  

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664110

Scenes of Java...

Item #664110

April 12, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 12, 1856  The ftpg. is a nice print of: "Edward Everett". Prints inside include several: "Scenes in the Island of Java" which take two pages with descriptive text, prints of: "Napoleon III & Eugenie", and the tragic: "Destruction Of The Packet-Ship 'John Rutledge' By An Iceburg".

Sixteen pages... See More  

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662835

Prints of Nellie Bly upon completing her around the world trip...

Item #662835

February 08, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1890 



* Nellie Bly - American journalist

* Around the World - welcome home prints




Although there are many prints within this issue, arguably the most interesting is the half page print captioned: "Around The World In Seventy-Two Days and Six Hours--Reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the Completion of Her Journey" which ... See More  

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662521

Very displayable Christmas-themed color cover...

Item #662521

December 17, 1914

LESLIE'S, New York, Dec. 17, 1914  A terrific color cover showing two children in bed with toys, etc. A perfect display item for Christmas.  With the color back cover as well.

Complete issue, great condition.

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$49.00
662434

'Gone With The Wind' debuts in Atlanta GA....

Item #662434

December 16, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 16, 1939 



* Gone With The Wind - film - movie

* Premiere in Atlanta, Georgia (1st report)

* Clark Gable - Vivien Leigh - Leslie Howard




Here is a report on the most successful movie of all time in terms of ticket sales. The front page has a one column heading: "Atlanta Cheers 'Gone With Wind'" Related photo is on page 5. (see)

Comple... See More  

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662276

Very nice baseball print...

Item #662276

October 10, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 10, 1885 



* Early baseball print



The full ftpg. has 2 prints on: "Canada - The Anti-Vaccination Riots at Montreal...".

The prime print inside would be the very nice halfpg. captioned: "Illinois - The Struggle for the Baseball Championship - The Third & Deciding Game Between the Chicago and New York Clubs..." which s... See More  

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$183.00
662046

Salvation Army... Denver, Colorado...

Item #662046

August 19, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 19, 1882  The full front page shows: "Encampment of the National Guard at Lewistown--Incidents of Camp Life" in Pennsylvania. Another full page print from this camp inside.

Inside has a half page showing: "Candidates for Admission to the Order of Sisters of St. Dominic Taking the Vail at the Dominican Convent in Jersey City".... See More  

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$45.00
662025

Vassar College life... The Apaches...

Item #662025

July 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1885  The full ftpg. is a dramatic print: "Iowa - The Approach of a Tornado...". Inside has: "California - The Grasshopper Invasion...In Eldorado County"; a full page with 6 images of: "Student Life at Vassar College" "New Mexico - The Old Battle ground of Valverde on the Rio Grande & the Scene of the Rec... See More  

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$53.00
662019

Trouble with the miners at Cripple Creek, Colorado...

Item #662019

June 14, 1894

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 14, 1894  Inside has a full page with text and 5 illustrations/photos on: "The Strike at Cripple Creek" captioned: "The Miners' Murderous Outbreak at Cripple Creek, the Gold-Mining Camp of Colorado".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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661794

The great Atlantic cable... Sale of government horses...

Item #661794

August 12, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 12, 1865  The full front page has two scenes: "The Horse Market and Stables, New York City, Where The Weekly Sale of Government Horses Takes Place" with a related print inside.

Prints inside include 3 pages on: "The Great Atlantic Cable--Constructing The New Telegraph Line From Dublin To Valentia." "...The Union Hotel, S... See More  

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$38.00
661793

Expedition to Greenland... Earthquake in San Francisco...

Item #661793

March 29, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 29, 1856  Inside has 2 pages of text with  7 prints on: "Expedition To Greenland". Also a fullpg. with 4 prints on: "Dreadful Catastrophe at Philadelphia" being the burning of the ferry boat 'New Jersey'.

Other prints: "Maple Sugar Camp" in New England; a view of: "Stockholm, Capital of Sweden&quo... See More  

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$45.00
661512

A series on "Notable Jews"... The America's Cup yacht race...

Item #661512

October 19, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 19, 1893  Of special interest is item #XIX of "Notable Jews - Julius Bien" which also includes a photograph & biography of him.

Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page print of the "Vigilant", winner of the International Yacht Race; a full pg. on the yacht race; a doublepg. centerfold with 16 prints & photos on ... See More  

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$38.00
661506

Rowing on the Hudson...

Item #661506

August 05, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 5, 1865   A full page has two large prints: "Paul Falk's Lion Park, 8th Avenue and 110th Street, New York -- View Of The Hotel" and "View Of Lion Park and Belvedere...".

Also a half page: "The Great Rowing Match On The Hudson River At Poughkeepsie, New York"; fullpg: "...Burning of the Ship William Nelson Off the... See More  

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$37.00
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