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Mark Twain's haunts... Mormons & Brigham Young...

Item # 176500

December 16, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 16, 1899  Full front page illus. of "Santa Claus: These New-Fangled Chimneys are Very Trying to an Old Fogy Like Me.", by W.A. Rogers. "A Glance Ahead - Being a Christmas Tale of A.D.  3568" by John Kendrick Bangs takes 3 pages and includes several color prints.  
Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "The War in South Africa - Scenes in and About Ladysmith." Full pg. illus. of "Bethlehem on Christmas Day." Full pg. of illus. of "Views of he Paris Exposition Grounds and Buildings as they Appear Today." Color
Doublepage centerfold of "How the Buccaneers Kept Christmas." with several additional westward-expansion related color prints, all by Frederic Remington. Full pg. color illus. of "He Seemed to Have Fallen into a Gloomy Dementia and Repeated, God Had Forsaken the World."  Two full pages titled "Familiar Haunts of Mark Twain", include 6 related images including his home and the home of Huckleberry Finn. Also included is a article by Brigham Young, "Will the Mormon Question Be Revived".
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. This issue is complete in 40 pages and is in good condition.

Category: 1890-1899