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Item # 682521

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July 28, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888  The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup.
There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town & Country in Honduras'"; a small print of "The Palais Bourbon"; a halfpg: "Sketches in the French Chamber of Deputies" and another full page with 2 prints captioned: "The French Chamber of Deputies" a halfpg: '"Shipping Watermelons by Rail from Atlanta, Georgia"; a small print of: "The Late Rev. Edward P. Roe" & fullpg: "Immigrants Waiting to be distributed in the Coal Regions of Penna."
The Supplement issue has a great double page centerfold: "City of Rochester & Its Notable Buildings" and includes a great view of the city with eleven prints, plus several more small prints on other pages.
Sixteen pages plus the 4 page Supplement issue, never bound nor trimmed, minimal margin wear, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

Category: 1880-1889