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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- May 17, 1873 -- Original Complete Issue --

George William Curtis - Editor, Illustrated by Theodore R. Davis - Jennie Brownscombe - Sol Eytinge, Jun. -

Published by New York: Harper Brothers, 1873, New York, 1873
Condition: Very Good .. Soft cover
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Illustrated Cover - Disbound. Very Good . First Edition - Original Issue. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall. This is an original, complete issue of 24 pages (includes Supplement) dated May 17, 1873 -- Vol. 17, No. 855 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents are tight, very nice condition -- The Front Cover has a full page engraving by Jennie Brownscombe titled "The Spring Campaign--Led As A Lamb To The Slaughter" -- Page 412 has a large engraving titled "The Bank Of England Forgeries--Bidwell's Examination" -- Page 413 has two large engravings drawn by Sol Eytinge, Jun., from sketches by Theodore R. Davis, one titled "Young Bucks On The War-Path", the other "Young Bucks Returning With Spoils" -- Page 416 has a large engraving titled "Modocs Scalping And Torturing Prisoners" -- Page 417 has three engravings, titled as follows: "The Late Captain Evan Thomas", "The Late Lieutenant Albion Howe", and "The Modoc War--Soldiers Recovering The Bodies Of The Slain" -- Page 420 has a large engraving titled "A Country Residence--Answering An Advertisement" -- Page 421 has two portrait engravings, one titled "The Late Hon. James Brooks", the other "The Late Judge Verplanck" -- Page 425 has a large engraving titled "Visiting Carlist Prisoners In The Military Prison Of San Francisco, Madrid" -- Page 428 has five engravings titled "Hog-Hunting In India" -- Page 429 has a large engraving titled "Hog-Hunting In Bengal" -- Page 432 has a large engraving titled "The Lal-Lal Falls, Near Ballarat, Australia" -- This issue contains a portion of the following serials: "Strangers And Pilgrims" by Miss Braddon, Chapter IV (cont'd), and "The Parisians" by Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton), Book Fifth, Chapters X & XI, Book Sixth, Chapter I -- Many articles related to these engravings and other events occurring at the time, as well as very interesting advertising -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, however, it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher or Collector. ---- We store and ship each Harper's Weekly issue in a large zip lock plastic sleeve with a board insert for stiffness. They are shipped flat and never folded or rolled up. All this attention to maintain quality enhances the condition of the product delivered to you. ----. Bookseller Inventory # 015217

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- May 17, 1873 -- Original ...

Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1873, New York

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Theodore R. Davis - Jennie Brownscombe - Sol Eytinge, Jun. -

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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