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Map of the seat of war in Italy...

Item # 172262

May 28, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1859  The front page features a small illustration of "The Late Baron Humboldt", a nearly half page illustration of "Humboldt in His Study at Berlin" as well as a small "Baron Humboldt's Autograph".  Full page: 'Ye Abolitionists in Council--Ye Orator of Ye Day Denouncing Ye Union, May, 1859' shows a preacher and includes many blacks in the audience. This print is somewhat comic in nature. A doublepage centerfold shows 'A New Map of Northern and Central Italy, Showing the Seat of War, Position of the Armies, Etc.'. A halfpage illustration shows "The British Yacht 'Ursula'"   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens.
Sixteen pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1857-1860