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Cricket match... America's Cup race...

Item # 175016

September 26, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1885  There are a number of fine prints in this issue including a full ftpg. of: "Canon Farrar", plus inside page prints of "The Dead Jumbo" the elephant; A Thomas Nast print "We Have Not Given Up Ruling the Waves Yet"; a one-third pg: "Cricket Match between the Gentlemen of Philadelphia & the English Visiting Eleven".
A nice & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "The First Day's Race for the 'America's Cup--The Genesta Rounding the Light-Ship" and another fullpg. print: "The Second Day's Race for the America's Cup--The Run Down the Wind". Also a full page: "The Massacre of the Chinese at Rock Springs, Wyoming" and two additional, small, Thomas Nast political cartoons.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.

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Category: 1880-1889