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Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item # 681258

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler. Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Islands in Behring Sea".
Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints.
Twenty pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War