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Nice Charleston issue...

Item # 172436

January 26, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 26, 1861  The front page shows: "The Prayer at Sumter". Other prints inside include: "Firing on the 'Star of the West' from the South Carolina Battery on Morris Island" "Group of Guns & Gun Carriages Dismantled by Major Anderson at Fort Moultrie" "Battery at Fort Moultrie, Bearing on Fort Sumter", a full page: "Fort Sumter, Seen from the Rear, at Low Water" and also: "Main Battery at Fort Sumter, Bearing on Fort Moultrie and the Channel". Also: "Fort Sumter--The Casemates: Hoisting a Gun" "...the Sally-Fort" "Interior of Fort Sumter from the Parapet" "Gorge of Fort Sumter--Sally Port" and a very nice full page view of: "The City of Charleston, South Carolina".
This issue also contains a serialized portion of "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens. The back page has 3 cartoons. Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: The Civil War