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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- August 6, 1881 -- Original Complete Issue --

George William Curtis - Editor, Illustrated by Thomas Nast - T. De Thulstrup - J. O. Davidson -

Published by New York: Harper Brothers, 1881, New York, 1881
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 16 pages dated August 6, 1881 -- Vol. 25, No. 1285 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents are tight, very nice condition -- The Front Cover has a full page engraving by Thomas Nast titled "Plucked Of His Plumage (Or Patronage)" (Jackdaw) -- Page 532 has several engravings titled "Destroyed By A Cyclone" (New Ulm, Minnesota) -- Page 533 has five engravings titled "Sketches In The Azores", subtitled as follows: "Butcher's Shop, St. Michael", "Matriz Church, Ponta Delgada, St. Michael", "Grotto D'Echo, Furnas, St. Michael", "Bocca D'Inferno, Furnas, St. Michael", and "Summit Of Pico" -- Pages 536 & 537 have a double page centerfold engraving titled "Unsavory Hunter's Point--The Factories And Refineries On Newtown Creek" -- Page 540 has a full page engraving by T. De Thulstrup titled "Our Summer Resorts--Sketches At Coney Island" -- Page 541 has six portrait engravings, titled as follows: "Commander George S. Merrill", "General D. G. Swaim", "Colonel A. F. Rockwell", "J. Stanley Brown", "The Late Justice Clifford" and "The Rev. Dr. Garnett". This page also has a large engraving by J. O. Davidson titled "A Canoe Regatta In New York Bay" -- This issue contains a portion of the following serials: "A Fight For Him" by F. W. Robinson, Chapter III, and "Christowell" by R. D. Blackmore, Chapter XXVII -- 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as well as very interesting advertising -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, however, it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher or Collector.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 # 015191

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- August 6, 1881 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1881, New York

Publication Date: 1881

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Thomas Nast - T. De Thulstrup - J. O. Davidson -

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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