Charleston SC 1860 Harper's Democratic Convention candidate Stephen DouglasBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Illustrated Newspapers, 1860 Election, Stephen Douglas, Charleston, South Carolina, Democratic Convention).
Issued April 21st, 1860, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued just prior to the Civil War. Filled with commentary and wood engraved images, issued contemporary to the events.
Original mid-19th century weekly newspaper. An actual, complete newspaper published at the date listed, not a modern re-issue.
During this period, this journal was a major, influential national publication which employed many of the top artists of the era.
Paper uniformly age toned as typical, some pages loose. Issue was once bound up in a volume and is now free-standing and complete unto itself as originally issued.
Nice looking, clean, well preserved example, pages loosened, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Text on reverse of each page as always, images and maps from Harper's like this are often offered separately for display.
Newspaper measures c. 16" H x 11" W.
Periodical will be shipped gently rolled in a sturdy 3" wide tube to ensure it arrives safely to you! Multiple issues purchased at the same time will be shipped flat.
Very nice full ftpg: "Hon. Stephen A. Douglas". Great fullpg: "View of Charleston, S.C." being a nice bird's-eye-view. Dblpgctrfld. shows: "Prominent Candidates for the Democratic Nomination at Charleston, S.C." includes Jefferson Davis, Sam Houston, F. Pierce, & S. Douglas.