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Famous issue of Wilbur Wright circling the Statue of Liberty...

Item # 177129

October 09, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1909 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the famous photo captioned: "A New Kind Of Gull In New York Harbor--Wilbur Wright...made a most spectacular flight on Sept. 29th when he circled the Statue of Liberty...without mishap..." . A great & very displayable issue on early aviation. Additional prints include:  "The History Of New York On Wheels", The Inauguration at Harvard", "General Robert E. Lee's Statue in the Capital", "A Princess Of The Footlights", "High-Class Vaudeville In The West", by E.W. Kemble, "Bitterness of Women", and more.

Other prints, news of the day, and period advertising are present as well.  Contains 28 pages, in nice condition.

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Category: The 20th Century