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Item # 653133

December 31, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 31, 1870  The front page features a great full page: "A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!" which shows an older version of Santa Claus.
Within the issue are half page illustrations: "Selling Fish at Auction in Paris" and "The Entente Cordiale - The Prussian Bugbear in the park of Versailles". Full page illustrations: "A Friend in Need" and "A Reverie". The article "The Paris Food Markets" includes two large illustrations.
Included is the "Christmas Supplement" with the full front page being a great Thomas Nast print with various imagines, one of which shows a "Santa Claus" as a jack-in-the-box (see).
Sixteen pages plus the Supplement, never bound nor trimmed very nice condition.

Category: 1870-1879