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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- July 12, 1879 -- Original Complete Issue --

George William Curtis - Editor, Illustrated by Thomas Nast - Sol Eytinge, Jun. - Howard Pyle - W. P. Snyder - John R. Reid -

Published by New York: Harper Brothers, 1879, New York, 1879
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 July 12, 1879 -- Vol. 23, No. 1176 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Very light moisture stain around some edges, otherwise nice condition -- The Front Cover has a full page engraving by Thomas Nast titled " 'I Do Refer Me To The Oracle' -- Shakspeare. Southern Senator. 'What shall we do about it?' " (political cartoon) -- Page 544 has a full page engraving titled "Mad Anthony Wayne And The Capture Of Stony Point--The Scene In War And In Peace" -- Page 545 has three portrait engravings, titled as follows: "Hans Makart", "Edward Payson Weston", and "Sir John D. Astley" -- Page 548 has a full page engraving by Sol Eytinge, Jun. titled "Fourth Of July Morning--The First Shot" -- Page 549 has a full page engraving by Howard Pyle titled "A Love Affair In The Olden Time--Consulting The Wise Woman" -- Page 552 has a full page engraving by Thomas Nast titled "Some Day. Eighty-Five Cents Statesman. 'The Hundred Cents Statesmen Must Go!' " (political cartoon) -- Page 553 has a full page engraving by W. P. Snyder titled "The College Boat-Race On The Schuylkill--The Finish" -- Page 557 has an article comparing "Tennyson And Browning" -- Pages 558 & 559 have a double page engraving from a painting by John R. Reid titled "A Country Cricket Match" -- 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as well as very interesting advertising -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, however, it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher or Collector ---- We store and ship each Harper's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 # 015119

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- July 12, 1879 -- Original...

Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1879, New York

Publication Date: 1879

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Thomas Nast - Sol Eytinge, Jun. - Howard Pyle - W. P. Snyder - John R. Reid -

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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