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The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...



Item # 684444

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871

* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)
* Bowhead whales hunting
* Arctic ice jam prints


Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes with text. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly full page: 'The Forest Fires in the West'
Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

Category: 1870-1879