Civil Rights Bill Passage Reconstruction Era newspaper 1866 complete issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Reconstruction Era, Illustrated Newspapers, Government Auction, Civil Rights Bill, Washington Capitol).
Issued April 28th, 1866, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Reconstruction Era. 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.
Auction on the Levee at Cairo, Ill.'. Historic dbl pg centerfold: 'Lobby of the House of Rep. during Passage of the Civil Rights Bill'.
Nice full page: 'Scene at the Penna. Ave. Entrance to the Capitol Grounds at Washington'