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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- January 19, 1878 -- Original Complete Issue --

George William Curtis - Editor, Illustrated by Thomas Nast - E. A. Abbey - H. Pyle - R. C. Woodville -

Published by New York: Harper Brothers, 1878, New York, 1878
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 20 pages (includes Supplement) dated January 19, 1878 -- Vol. 22, No. 1099 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers are tight, light moisture stain around edges, otherwise nice condition -- The Front Cover has a full page engraving by Thomas Nast titled "The Tweed-Ization Of Silver" (political cartoon) -- Page 48 has a full page engraving by Thomas Nast titled "Ideal Money" (U.S. Treasury, soft-soap payments, political cartoon) -- Page 52 has a full page engraving by E. A. Abbey, from a sketch by H. Pyle titled "Entangled" -- Page 53 has a full page engraving titled "A Warm Bed For Uncle" -- Page 56 has two large engravings, one titled "Loading Cotton At Charleston, South Carolina", the other "A Cotton Wharf, Charleston, South Carolina" -- Page 57 has three engravings, titled as follows: "A Nest Of Anchors Raised In Quebec Harbor", "Philip C. Bleil, Of The Steamboat Squad", and "Superintendent Louis D. Pilsbury" -- Page 61 has a large portrait engraving titled "Henry M. Stanley, The African Explorer" -- Page 64 has a large engraving titled "The Turkish Retreat From Kars" -- This issue contains a portion of the following serials: "The History Of A Crime" by Victor Hugo, Part II, Chapters VI & VII, "An Open Verdict" by Miss M. E. Braddon, Chapter LIX, "A Shadow On The Threshold" by Mary Cecil Hay, Chapter I, and "Shepherds All And Maidens Fair" by Walter Besant and James Rice, Chapters V-VII -- 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as well as very interesting advertising -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, however, it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher or Collector.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 # 015266

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- January 19, 1878 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1878, New York

Publication Date: 1878

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Thomas Nast - E. A. Abbey - H. Pyle - R. C. Woodville -

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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