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 June 18, 1881 -- Vol. 25, No. 1277 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers and contents are tight, very nice condition -- The Front Cover begins a portion of the serial "The Beautiful Wretch: A Brighton Story" by William Black, Chapters I-IV, with illustrations -- Page 392 has a full page engraving titled "Sweet Be Thy Dreams!" (man asleep under a tree while fishing) -- Page 393 has a large engraving titled "Hercules Tears Theseus From The Rock To Which He Had Grown" (political cartoon) -- Page 396 has two large engravings, one by W. L. Judson titled "The Wreck Of The Canadian Excursion Steamboat 'The Victoria'", the other titled "A Sunday Excursion On The Ohio River" (riverboat) -- Page 397 has a lovely, large engraving titled "The Beautiful Wretch" (story illustration) -- Page 400 has a large engraving by Thomas Nast titled "The New (U.S.P.) Stamp Act--Approved" (political cartoon) -- Page 401 has two large engravings, one by T. De Thulstrup titled "The Inter-Collegiate Athletic Games", the other by J. Pennell titled "Wheelmen In Boston--Review By The Commander On Commonwealth Avenue" -- This issue contains a portion of the serial "Christowell" by R. D. Blackmore, Chapter XXII (cont'd) -- 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as well as very interesting advertising -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical, however, it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence -- An excellent opportunity for the Historian, Researcher or Collector.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 # 015186
Title: -- HARPER'S WEEKLY -- June 18, 1881 -- ...
Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1881
Publication Date: 1881
Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound
Illustrator: Thomas Nast - W. L. Judson - T. De Thulstrup - J. Pennell -
Book Condition: Very Good .
Edition: First Edition - Original Issue
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