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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- August 24, 1861 -- Original Complete Issue -- CIVIL WAR --

Harper & Brothers

Published by New York: Harper Brothers, 1861, 1861
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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**** This is an Old, Historic and Scarce Paper which has the Earmarks in Contents and Condition that could result in a Handsome increase in Value while in Your Possession **** -- This is an original , complete issue of 16 pages dated August 24, 1861 -- Vol. 5, No. 243 -- Illustrated -- Many Wood Cut Engravings -- Covers and contents are tight, very nice condition -- CIVIL WAR ISSUE -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, actually it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence - The Front Cover has 2 engravings titled "The Princess Clotilde, Wife of Prince Napolean Now in this Country", and "Presentation of Prince Napolean by Secretary Seward to the President", Page 532 has an engraving titled "General McClellan and His Staff", Page 533 has an engraing titled "Splendid Charge of United States Cavalry at The Battle of Dug Spring Misssouri", Page 534 has an engraving titled "Scenes in The Brooklyn Navy-Yard", Page 535 has an engraving titled "Camp Warren Burlington Iowa, Rendezvous for the Iowa Troops", Pages 536 & 537 is a double page centerfold engraving titled "The United States Frigate 'St. Lawrence' Sinking the Privateer 'Petrel' at Sea August 1, 1861", Page 538 has 2 engravings titled "Interior of Upper Battery at the Chain Bridge Washington, D.C.", and "Interior of Lower Battery at the Chain Bridge", Page 540 has an engraing titled "Colonel Berdan of The Berdan Sharp-Shooters Practicing at a Target at Weehawken New Jersey", Page 541 has 3 engravings titled "Brigadier-General Burnside", "The Rebel General Lee", and "The United States War Steamer 'Minnesota' Flag-Ship of the Blocading Squadron", -- This issue also contains the First American Printing of a portion of the serialization of "A Strange Story" by Sir E. Bulwer Lytton -- Many articles related to these engravings and other incidents at the time -- An excellent opportunity for the collector and researcher. We have over 1,000 issues of Harper's Weekly Listed On Abebooks ---- 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 of this Attention to Maintain Quality Enhances the Condition of the Delivered Product To You. ---- Historical Events Are Never More Exciting Than When You Read Them From The Day They First Occurred And Were Reported In Newspapers and Magazines ----. Bookseller Inventory # 002299

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- August 24, 1861 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1861

Publication Date: 1861

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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