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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- November 23, 1861 -- Original Complete Issue -- CIVIL WAR --

John Bonner - Editor, Illustrated by Winslow Homer - Alexander Simplot - Alfred E. Matthews -

Published by New York: Harper Brothers, 1861, New York, 1861
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 Old, Historic and Scarce Paper which has the Earmarks in Content and Condition that could result in a Handsome increase in Value while in your possession **** -- This is an Original, complete issue of 16 pages dated November 23, 1861 -- Vol. 5, No. 256 -- Illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Cover and contents tight, nice condition -- This paper is technically referred to as a periodical; actually it is a Historical Document, recording events at the time of their occurrence --The Front cover is a full page engraving by Alexander Simplot of two scenes titled "The War in Missouri--General Jim Lane's Camp, Near Humansville, Missouri" depicting Indian Scouts in General Lane's Camp -- Page 740 has two engravings, one titled "Capture Of A Rebel Picket Near Shreve's Farm, Virginia", the other titled "Departure Of Troops From Camp Union, At Bladensburg, Maryland, To Join Sickle's Brigade At Port Tobacco, Nov. 3" -- Page 741 has an engraving titled "Map Of South Carolina, Showing The Proportion Of Slaves In Each County" -- Page 742 has a full page engraving with four scenes titled "The Batteries On The Potomac--Evansport--Budd's Ferry" -- Page 743 has an engraving by Alfred E. Matthews titled "The Thirty-First Regiment Ohio Volunteers (Colonel Walker) Crossing The Kentucky River At Boone's Knob, October 2, 1861" -- Pages 744 & 745 have a Magnificent double page centerfold by WINSLOW HOMER titled "The Songs Of The War" -- Page 748 has a full page engraving titled "View Of The Mountain Region (The Seat Of War) In Western Virginia From The Summit Of Limestone Mountain" -- Page 749 has a full page portrait engraving of "Thurlow Weed, Esq." (Brady) -- This issue also contains a portion of the serialization of "A Strange Story" by Sir E. Bulwer Lytton -- Other engravings and articles related to events occurring at the time -- 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. **** NOTE: This issue has been stored in, and will be shipped in, an ACID FREE ARCHIVAL FOLDER with a Mylar Overlay. The Paper may be removed for viewing and reading. All this attention to maintain quality enhances the condition of the product delivered to you. ****. Bookseller Inventory # 015033

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- November 23, 1861 -- ...

Publisher: New York: Harper Brothers, 1861, New York

Publication Date: 1861

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Winslow Homer - Alexander Simplot - Alfred E. Matthews -

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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