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670362

Early ballooning...

Item #670362
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1784 



* Early ballooning

* Montgolfier brothers




Inside contains a full page article with heading: "Success of a Journey by Way of Experiment in a Balloon" which happened at France (see), and this is followed by another article which begins: "No sooner was the extraordinary discovery of M. Montgolfier known here about a month ag... See More  

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669895

1874 Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden expedition w/ map...

Item #669895

August 17, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1874



* Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden

* Colorado - Rocky Mountains

* Surveying expedition




The top of page 6 has one column headings that include: "HAYDEN'S EXPEDITION" "A Horseback Ride Through the Heart of Colorado" "The Pioneers and 'Old-Timers' on the Redskins" "The Valley Of The Platte" and more. (see) Text... See More  

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666708

Timely report of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...

Item #666708

December 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791 



* Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report)

* Musical composer - Classical music era original




Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment:  " At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. ... See More  

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664196

Stanley Kubrick and Barbara Streisand...

Item #664196

February 08, 1976

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, February 8, 1976



This issue has two feature articles which begin on the front page: "Kubrick: The Dazzle Minus the Razzle", which includes a photos, and "Hello, Handel! Barbra Waxes Classical", with inside photos. It's especially nice to have the latter in the newspaper from where Barbra Streisand gained her fame. See image... See More  

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659630

Fish-Culture in America...

Item #659630
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1868.  The front page has the beginning of a multi-page article: "FISH-CULTURE IN AMERICA", which has considerable text and related illustrations in regards to the controlled raising and breeding of fish. A background history of Pisciculture is included.

Additional articles with associated prints include: "THE HANDEL FESTI... See More  

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656924

Classical piano greats...

Item #656924

June 03, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 3, 1883



* Classical piano players

* Beethovan, Bach, Mozart & more




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 16 has an article headed: "PIANO MUSIC" "Sketches Critical Estimates of Its Greatest Masters" and more with smaller subheads. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns.

This issue is no... See More  

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654172

Great foldout plate of a naval battle...

Item #654172
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1760  A prime feature of this issue is the very nice & dramatic foldout plate captioned: "A Representation of the Engagement between his Majesty's Ship the Monmouth Capt. Gardiner, and the Foudroyant, a French Man of War on 28th Feb., 1758" which shows a dramatic naval  battle (see photo). This plate folds out to measures 9 1/2 b... See More  

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651432

Timely report of the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...

Item #651432

December 01, 1791

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1791 



* Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart death (1st report)



Presented inconspicuously among other death reports is a brief yet very notable report on the death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ending with a prophetic comment: "At Vienna, Wolfgang Mozart, the celebrated German composer. by his death the musical world will sustain an irreparable loss... See More  

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649014

The Modoc War... The tobacco trade prints...

Item #649014

May 10, 1873

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York May 10, 1873  Full frontpage: "Oregon--The Modoc War--Schonchin and His Associate 'Bucks' Killed By An Exploding Shell In The Lava Beds." Inside are: fullpage has two halfpage illustration "Kentucky--The Tobacco Trade--Scenes In The Louisville Market." Another fullpage illustration is "New York City - The Great Musical Festiv... See More  

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640175

French & Indian War... Death of the King of England... Montreal...

Item #640175
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1760 



* George II of Great Britain death

* French and Indian War




Contains a lengthy article: "An Account of the Taking of Montreal & the subjecting all Canada to the Crown of Great Britain, from the Letters of Maj. Gen. Amherst...". This article takes over 3 pages. It is followed by another nice article: "Description of the ... See More  

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625978
Item #625978

March 01, 1785

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1785  Articles within include: "Notices of Handel" the famed composer; "Dr. Johnson at Cambridge" and a wealth of other British-themed articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which provides the latest news of the day, as well as: "Proceedings in the Present session of Parliament".

Included is o... See More  

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621567

Death of Haydn...

Item #621567

August 19, 1809

BOSTON PATRIOT, Aug. 19, 1809 



* Franz Joseph Haydn death

* Classical music composer

* Vienna, Austria




Page 2, under the "Died" is a small announcement "At Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, aged 76." (see)

Most of the front page is taken up with the continued: "Correspondence of the Late President Adams"

Four pages, sca... See More  

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607804

"End of the World" showing...

Item #607804

August 24, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1937



* Hayden Planetarium

* "End of the World" show

* Henri Poincare




Page 20 has an editorial with the heading: "End Of The World" at the Hayden Planetarium. See images for text here.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.

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598466

Death of Joseph Haydn... Proclamation signed by the President...

Item #598466

August 17, 1809

BOSTON GAZETTE, Aug. 17, 1809  The top of the front page has: "A Proclamation" signed in type: James Madison, and also: "French Piracies" which takes an entire column. On page 2, under the "Deaths" is a small announcement "In Vienna, May 31st, Hayden, [Hadyn] the celebrated musical composer, Aet. 79...".

Four pages nice condition.... See More  

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596160

Niagara Bridge...

Item #596160

February 20, 1875

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 20, 1875 The front page of this issue features "The Proposed Niagara Bridge at Lewiston, N.Y." and an associated article. Inside the issue is: a text article "Flying Machines"; "Irrigation in Colorado - Letting Water Into a Sluice Way"; "Measuring Mountains"; "Cameron's Plenum and Vacuum Pump"; "H
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565207

The Great Flood In The Connecticut Valley, Massachusetts...

Item #565207

May 30, 1874

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated May 30, 1874 This issue features "The Connecticut Valley Flood" across the masthead. The full frontpage is: "The Flood In The Connecticut Valley" "Scene In Haydenville, Near The Brass Works Of Hayden, Gere & Co. At The Time The Flood Struck The Village." The tipped-in doublepage centerfold has six scenes: "The Great ... See More  

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565174

Mischa Levitzki death...

Item #565174

January 03, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, January 3, 1941



* Mischa Levitzki death

* Russian Pianist composer




This 40 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 19 that include: "MISCHA LEVITZKI NOTES PIANIST, DIES", "Known As Child Prodigy", "Composer, 42, Made His Debut Here in 1916 After Giving Many Recitals in Europe" and more with one column photo. Other news ... See More  

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561929

Beethoven...

Item #561929

May 01, 1935

THE ETUDE Music Magazine, from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dated May, 1935. This issue features a duo-tone color cover entitled "Beethoven".



This publication is filled with various types of musical advertisements and articles including "Music and America's Greatest Problem" which also includes a photo of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Also included are several piano so... See More  

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177428

Bombs at Philadelphia's Bank....

Item #177428

January 19, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1907   There is a front page illustration, "May Learn a Few Points From His Uncle Before Long" by W. A. Rogers. There are many photos of "The Bomb-Throwing Outrage in Philadelphia's Richest Bank"; "The Miner Who was Entombed for Sixteen Days" and there is a double page illustrations of "Celebratin... See More  

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177423

Henry Mills Alden's 70th Birthday... Mark Twain....

Item #177423

December 15, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 15, 1906  This issue is in two parts. Part 1 includes a front page illustration,"'Merry Christmas'" by W. B. King. There are many illustrations stories and poems including "The Night-Watchman's Christmas Eve" by Edwin B. Child; "The Sudden-Wealths Hold a Christmas-Morning Shooting-party at Castle Billions&quo
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177299

Mark Twain as Satan...

Item #177299

April 08, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 8, 1905, New York.  Of particular interest is the quarter-page letter titled: "A Humane Word from Satan" which is prefaced with: "The following letter, signed by Satan and purporting to come from him, we have reason to believe was not written by him but by Mark Twain."  Also included:  front page illustration "A Shining Mark&quo
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177295

International Automobile Racing...

Item #177295

March 11, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1905  Front page illustration "Congress Has Adjourned" by W. A. Rogers; Scenes at the Recent Floral Parade in Havana; Snap-Shots of the Recent International Automobile Races in Cuba; The Sportsmen's Show at the Madison Square Garden; Recent Athletic Contests of American Soldiers in the Philippines; Famous Paintings Reproduced From L... See More  

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177170
Item #177170

October 18, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1902 Frontpage photo Americans of To-Morrow, Robert M. La Follette; A Fuel to Supplant Coal; fullpage illustration "The President's Attempt to End the Coal Strike"; Darkest Siberia with photos; Types of Modern Portrait-Sculpture; Laying the Corner-Stone of the New York Custom House; fullpage illustrations Side-Lights of the Coal Famine;... See More  

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172042

Mormons...

Item #172042

April 25, 1857

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 25, 1857  Most of the front page is taken up with an article: 'The Mormons'. Inside contains several illustrations of Chinese entitled "Some Celestial Paradoxes". Several illustrations on: "A Ranger's Life In Nicaragua" and two on carrier pigeons. This is a volume one issue, with smaller illustrations than found in later iss... See More  

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172266

Women's rights convention of 1859...

Item #172266

June 11, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1859  The front page shows: 'The Talking Fish' and 'The Fighting Tiger of King of Oude'. A full page illustration of 'Ye May Session of Ye Woman's Rights Convention' [Mozart Hall in New York City]. Several illustrations regarding the war in Europe. Text and 3 illustrations on 'The Floating Hospital in the Lower Bay' [... See More  

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172678

Battle of Chancellorsville...

Item #172678

May 23, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 23, 1863  Nice full front page print of: "Major-General George Stoneman" on horseback. Prints within include a full page: "Capture of the Heights of Fredericksburg by the Sixth Maine Regiment, of Sedgwick's Corps" which is very displayable; a full page: "The Battle at Chancellorsville--Cough's Corps Forming Line of Battle to ... See More  

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172734

Report on the Gettysburg Address...

Item #172734

December 05, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 5, 1863  The entire front page shows: "The President's Hymn--Give Thanks, All Ye People". However, the most notable content is likely the detailed report of Abraham Lincoln's address at Gettysburg. While the actual address is not provided, considerable details and the rarity of reports make this worthy of interest (see image). The article ... See More  

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172886
Item #172886

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865  The front page has an article: "The Assassination" and another "President Lincoln's Funeral" and also includes illustrations of: "Ruins of Garrett's Barn...Where Booth Was Shot: and "Garrett's House, Where Booth Died" and: "Harold's House, Near the Washington Navy-Yard".

Inside has a ful... See More  

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173132

Horace Greeley...

Item #173132

September 28, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 28, 1867 Full ftpg: 'Horace Greeley Delivering the Opening Oration' of the American Institute. Great fullpg: 'Hop Picking--A Western N.Y. Sept. Scene', halfpg: 'Registration at the South--Scene at Asheville, N.C.', 1/3 pg: 'The Sangerfest at Indianapolis'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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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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173422

Great print of a baseball game in progress...

Item #173422

July 02, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic g... See More  

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173528

Nice Balloon and fireworks prints...

Item #173528

July 08, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 8, 1871  The front page of the issue features a nice full page entitled "The Glorious Fourth - Sending Up the Fire Balloon". Inside the issue is an article "Corea" (Korea)  which includes 3 scenes: "The U.S. Naval and Diplomatic Expedition to Corea"; "The Corean Sailors Rescued from a Sinking Junk" and "The ... See More  

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173534

The Tammany riot...

Item #173534

July 29, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 29, 1871 Two pages with 4 scenes concerning: 'The Tammany Riot' in N.Y. City. Doublepage centerfold features 6 Nast political cartoons captioned: 'Something That Will Not Blow Over'. Quarter pg. view of 'Buenos Ayres'.

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173554

Gambling houses...

Item #173554

October 07, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 7, 1871 Front 2/3 pg. illus. of "A London School Board Capture." (Homeless children). Inside is a full pg. illus of "Design for a Proposed Monumental Fountain in the City Hall Park." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The cursaal, or Gambling House, Wiesbaden."

Doublepage centerfold of "The Interior of the Gambling House at Wiesbaden from Act... See More  

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173670

Presbyterian Hospital, New York...

Item #173670

November 16, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1872  Full front page illus. of "Two Veteran French Statesmen-MM. Guizot and Theirs." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. of "It Never Rains But it Pours." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Superstition in France-Pilgrims to the Shrine of the Lady of Lourdes."

Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Apollo Amusing the Gods." Full ... See More  

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173672

Nast political ccartoons...

Item #173672

November 23, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1872  Full front page Nast illus. entitled "The Insult Returned." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to horses including "Ruined, and Winter at the Door-An Episode of the Horse Plague" and "The Horse Bewitched." Full pg. illus. of "The Good Time Come."

Doublepage centerfold by Nast entitled "Clasping H... See More  

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173744

Winslow Homer... "The Bathers"...

Item #173744

August 02, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1873  Front 1/2 page illustration entitled "Hunting the Cave Bear" (Cave Men). Inside is a full page illustration of "The Bathers" by Winslow Homer. Full page illustration of "The Springfield University Regatta -The Finish." Doublepage centerfold entitled "The Big Guns of the Iron Clad Steamer the "Sultan" -... See More  

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173774

Thomas Nast print...

Item #173774

November 15, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 15, 1873  Full front page Thomas Nast: 'The Consoling Truth'; Two halfpage illustrations: 'Scene on the Great Flour Docks, Coenties Slip, East River, N.Y.' and "Grain-Elevator Transferring Cargo from a Canal-Boat to a Ship"; Halfpage: 'The Coming Storm'.

Doublepage Centerfold: 'Papal Retainers at the Vatican'; ... See More  

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173816

The Navy at Key West...

Item #173816

April 11, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 11, 1874 Dblpgctrfld: 'The Naval Review at Key West--Torpedo Practice'. 3/4 pg: 'Driven from their Homes--Flying from an Indian Raid'. Fullpg: 'Sketches in the Far West' shows a view of Ophir City, Utah, and a stagecoach. Ftpg "The Cradle of Liberty in Danger" by Nast; Halfpg "Settler's Cabin on the Side of Bald Mountain" an... See More  

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173866

Alligators on the Upper St. Johns, Florida...

Item #173866

October 03, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 3, 1874 Nice halfpg: 'Shooting Alligators on the Upper St. Johns, Florida'. Also halfpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' includes a fullpg. print on this as well. The ftpg is "The First Gun - 1861 - 1874". 3/4 dbpgctrfd "Shakspeare Before the Justices, Charged with Poaching". Fullpg "Indecision". 

Complete in sixteen pages.... See More  

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173868

Wild Boar Hunt... The international rifle match...

Item #173868

October 10, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 10, 1874 Full ftpg: 'The Louisiana Outrages' shows the men involved, plus other scenes. Fullpg: 'The Intl. Rifle Match' dblpgctrfld: 'A Wild Boar Hunt in Olden Time' fullpg: 'The Fall River Disaster' shows 3 scenes of the terrible fire.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173884

Thomas Nast on President Grant...

Item #173884

December 05, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 5, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'Now Gnaw Away' is politically-themed. Plus a fullpg. Nast shows Grant as the main person - "Upon What Meat Doth This Our Casesar Feed That He Hath Grows So Great?". 'Arctic Discovery' shows 12 scenes, including 6 of the explorers.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173972

Hospital on Ward's Island...

Item #173972

October 09, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 9, 1875 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg. of 6 illus. on 'The Lightning Postal Train from N.Y. to Chicago' Halfpg: 'The Homeopathic Hospital on Ward's Island'. Nice fullpg: 'India Rubber Trees in the Forest' 3/4 pg: 'Sketches of Life in India'

Complete in sixteen pages.

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173990

Edgar Allen Poe... Cleopatra's Needle...

Item #173990

December 11, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 11, 1875. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Ay, There's a Rub." Inside are two large illus. pertaining to "Moody and Sankey in Philadelphia" including "...Outside the Building" and "...The Opening Service." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Edgar Allen Poe." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Poe's Monument at Baltimore." 1/2 pg. illu... See More  

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173998

Thomas Nast prints..

Item #173998

January 08, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 8, 1876  The front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Calling On Miss Columbia - New Year's Day, 1876." Inside is a full page illustration of "The Centennial Banquet in Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia, December 18, 1875." Full page Nast illustration of "In My Mind's Eye." Full page illustration of "Saved Fr... See More  

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174196

Doctors at work on the field of battle...

Item #174196

December 01, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 1, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Exhumed." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of the Late Senator Morton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dissolution of the High Court of Justice." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Skirmish on the Road to Plevna - Circassian Cavalry in the Foreground."... See More  

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174222

Centerfold print of George Washington...

Item #174222

March 02, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1878  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Natural History." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "General Grant's European Souvenirs." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Stanley in Africa - Naval Battle Between the Waganda and Wavuma." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "Stanley in Africa - Burmish Hospitality." Full pg. Nast illus. of "Will... See More  

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174228

Stanley in Africa...

Item #174228

March 23, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 23, 1878  Full front pg. Nast illus. of "The Slippery Hill of Georgia." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Refuge." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "General Grant in Egypt" including "At Karnak" and "At the Foot of a Pyramid." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Stanley's Expedition for the Exploration of Central Afr... See More  

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174252

Torpedo practice...

Item #174252

June 15, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, June 15, 1878 Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Pen is Mightier then the Sword." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Grand Menan Fishing Boat." Seven small illus. pertaining to "Country Houses." Dblpgctrfld. of "Torpedo Practice on Board H.M.S. "Thunderer"-Preparing to Launch a Whitehead "Fish" Torpedo." Also, a full pg.... See More  

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174338

Sisseton Indian reservation in the Dakotas...

Item #174338

April 05, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 5, 1879  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Dramatic fullpg: 'Tenement Life in New York--Rag Pickers' Court, Mulberry St.' Nice dblpgctrfld: 'A Cabinet Meeting at the White House' includes Pres. Hayes. Fullpg. with 5 scenes of: 'Issuing Rations at the Sisseton Indian Agency, Dakota'.

Other news and advertisements of the day are... See More  

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