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Published by P. T. Barnum...



Item # 669899

April 16, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853 

* Murderer Arthur Spring
* Phineas T. Barnum


The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment.
Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works" "The Baltimore Lottery" "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad" and views related to Matanzas, Cuba and both Buenos Aries and Valdivia, South America.
Near the back notes the publishers: P.T. Barnum (special partner) and H.D. & A.E. Beach. This title lasted but 48 issues.
Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

Category: Pre-Civil War