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Front page print of Frederick Douglass... Poe's The Raven...

Item # 174824

November 24, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1883  The entire front page is one of the more desirable of the entire 60 year run of this newspaper, being a fine portrait of: "Frederick Douglass", with a related article on him on an inside page.
But there are other nice prints in this issue as well, including a full page: "Autumn Leaves" by Howard Pyle; a print of: "The Late J. Marion Sims, M.D."; a very nice double page centerfold: "Evacuation Day One Hundred Years Ago---The Continental Army Marching Down the Old Bowery, New York, Nov. 25, 1783".
There is also a full page; "The Junior Century, New York" and full page: "Pen Sketches in the Far Northwest" showing 4 scenes.
The "Supplement" issue includes a J. G. Brown print of two young boys playing marbles; two fullpg. prints concerning Poe's "The Raven", and another fullpg.  with 6 unrelated prints.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: 1880-1889