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HARPER'S WEEKLY -- November 16, 1861 -- Original Complete Issue -- CIVIL WAR --

John Bonner - Editor, Illustrated by Alexander Simplot - Bill Travis -

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 original, complete issue of 16 pages dated November 16, 1861 -- Vol. 5, No. 255 -- Profusely illustrated with wood cut engravings -- Covers are tight, small tear bottom page 733, otherwise very nice condition -- CIVIL WAR ISSUE -- The Front Cover has a large engraving titled "The Last Meeting Between General Scott And The Cabinet" (General Scott retired, includes Abraham Lincoln, Smith, Chase, Blair, Cameron, Seward, Scott, Welles, Bates) -- Page 724 has two large engravings, one titled "The Great Expedition--General Sherman Giving His Final Orders To His Brigadier-Generals On Board The 'Wabash' ", the other "Consultation Between General Viele And The Officers Of His Brigade Before The Departure" -- Page 725 has a full page engraving titled "The Great Expedition--The Vessels At Anchor At Hampton Roads Previous To The Departure" -- Page 726 has two large engravings, one titled "Searching For Arms In A Rebel's House In Southern Maryland", the other "The Army Of The Potomac--A Scouting Party" -- Page 727 has two large engravings by Alexander Simplot, one titled "General Fremont's Army On The March Through Southwestern Missouri", the other "Building General Fremont's Bridge Across The Osage" -- Page 728 has a full page engraving titled "Brilliant Charge Of General Fremont's Body-Guard Through The Town Of Springfield, Missouri, On October 24, 1861" -- Page 279 has a full page engraving by Alexander Simplot titled "General Siegel Crossing The Osage" -- Page 732 has three engravings, titled as follows: "Brigadier-General Kelley, Of Virginia", "Brigadier-General A. McDowell McCook", and the third by Bill Travis titled "Two Slave-Hunters Expelled From The Camp Of The Twenty-Second Illinois Volunteers At Bird's Point, Missouri" -- Page 733 has a full page engraving titled "Beef For The Army Crossing The Long Bridge At Washington" -- This issue contains a portion of the serial "A Strange Story" by Sir E. Bulwer Lytton, Chapters XXXVI-XXXVIII -- 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 # 015307

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Title: HARPER'S WEEKLY -- November 16, 1861 -- ...

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

Publication Date: 1861

Binding: Illustrated Cover - Disbound

Illustrator: Alexander Simplot - Bill Travis -

Book Condition:Very Good ..

Edition: First Edition - Original Issue

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