Raynors HCA 2017-02
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 2/23/2017
Bound Volume, The First Volume of Harper’s Weekly, January 3, 1857 (Vol 1 - No. 1) through December 26, 1857 (Vol.1 - No.52), 52 complete issues, each issue 16pp., replete with wood cut engravings. Included of course is Volume 1 Issue 1 as well as other significant issues. 1/31, "Dr. Livingstone, the African Explorer"; 2/28, 'Going to the Diggings' 'Gold Fields,”; 3/14, Dred Scott decision given by Chief Justice Taney.; 4/25, Most of the frontpage is taken up with an article: 'The Mormons'; 5/2, "The Laying of the Transatlantic Telegraph"; 6/6, Frontpage illustration and text on 'Florence Nightingale' and 'Annie M. Anderws'; 6/27, "Travel Notes in Bible Lands" an illustration of 'Bethany' in Palestine.; 7/11, Nice article: "Salt Lake and Its Rulers" includes prints of "Governor Brigham Young, of Utah Territory"; 8/1, Five Winslow Homer prints; 10/3, 'Mining Life in California', two showing gambling: 'Faro' and 'Monte'; 10/10, Front page features an article: "A Panic in Wall Street"; Charles Dickens serialized portion of "The Lazy Tour Of The Two Idle Apprentices" in 5 issues from October 31, 1857 through November 28, 1857; 12/26, Nice frontpage illustration and article on: 'The Hon. Stephen A. Douglas. The boards are present although loose from the spine causing the issues to also be loose.
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