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Item # 173892

January 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY Jan. 2, 1875 The full frontpage illustration is entitled "Alone with the Dying Year" shows a small child in a snow storm. Fullpage "Bringing Home the Fifth Wife--A Sketch in Mormondom" also includes a small article. Nice dblpgctrfld: "Indian Sun Dance - Young Bucks Proving Their Endurance by Self-torture". Fullpage Thomas Nast: "The Outs Always Wake up the Ins". Fullpage with 9 scenes regarding "The Bay Ridge Robbers - The Thieves Firing on Mr. Van Brunt".
The eight page Supplement includes an article by Wilhelm Von Kaulbach and includes two illustrations from his paintings; a doublepage illustration "Horse-Racing at Rome During the Carnival" and a 3/4 page illustration "A German Beer Cellar at Night".
Complete in sixteen pages, additional illustrations, stories and advertisements are within.

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

Category: 1870-1879