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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- December 20, 1873 -- Original Complete Issue --

George William Curtis - Editor, Illustrated by Thomas Nast - Ashton Lunt - E. A. Abbey - Regamey - 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 December 20, 1873 -- Vol. 17, No. 886 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents are tight, light moisture stain around edges, otherwise very nice condition -- The Front Cover has a full page engraving by Ashton Lunt titled "Spain Accedes To Our Demands" (political cartoon) -- Page 1132 has a full page engraving by E. A. Abbey titled "Tracking Rabbits" -- Page 1133 has three engravings titled "The Loss Of The Steam-Ship 'Ville Du Havre'", subtitled "On Deck--A Foggy Day" by Regamey, "The 'Loch Earn' and 'Trimountain'" and "Captain W. W. Urquhart" -- Page 1136 has a full page engraving titled "The Loss Of The Steam-Ship 'Ville Du Havre'--Outward Bound" -- Page 1137 has a full page engraving by Sol Eytinge, Jun. titled "Aloft In A Gale" -- Page 1140 has three engravings, titled as follows: "The Late Judge Rufus W. Peckham", "The Hon. Alexander H. Stephens", and "Hard Times--Rent-Day" -- Page 1141 has a full page engraving by Thomas Nast "By Inflation You Will Burst" (Uncle Sam, Money-Bag, inflation, political cartoon) -- Page 1152 has six engravings titled "The City Of Khiva" -- This issue contains a portion of the following serials: "Taken At The Flood" by Miss Braddon, Chapters XXIV & XXV, "Golden Grain. A Christmas Story" by B. L. Farjeon, Chapter XI, "The Parisians" by Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton), Book Eleventh, Chapters XVI, XVII, & XVIII, and "Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope, Chapters LV, LVI, & LVII -- 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as well as very interesting advertising -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, however, it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher or Collector.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 # 015218

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- December 20, 1873 -- ...

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

Publication Date: 1873

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Thomas Nast - Ashton Lunt - E. A. Abbey - Regamey - Sol Eytinge, Jun. -

Book Condition: Very Good .

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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