Dewey Philippines Harper's Spanish-American War newspaper Golf 1898 issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Spanish-American War, Illustrated Newspapers, Admiral Dewey, Philippines, Golf, Queen Wilhelmina).
Issued September 17th, 1898, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
Nice humorous double page image of Golf.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Spanish-American War. Filled with commentary and offset images relating to that war and issued contemporary to the events.
Original late-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.
Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.
Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."
Double page centerfold of "I've Played Thirteen" which is a nice golf print by famed artist A. B. Frost.
Full pg. of illus. of "Colorado Remembers the Sick Soldiers." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Santiago." Full pg. of illus. of "Characters in the Historical Pageant at the Enthroning of Queen Wilhelmina." 2/3 pg. portrait of "Wilhelmina, Queen of Holland, in Her Inauguration Robes."