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Chicago in ruins...



Item # 662738

November 04, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 

* Great Chicago Fire of 1871

Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here).
A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: "A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs". Included also is the "Supplement" issue which features a full page Nast cartoon: The Good-For-Nothing in Miss Columbia's Public School".
The complete issue, some wear at margins, generally good.

Category: 1870-1879