German Characters Christmas Grand Teton Idaho Harper's newspaper 1882 issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Gilded Age, Illustrated Newspapers, Christmas, Idaho, Teton Mountains, Scenes in Germany).
Issued December 9th, 1882, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Gilded Age. Filled with commentary and wood engraved images, 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.
Ftpg. shows: "Christmas Presents for the Squire". Displayable fullpg. print: "The Great Teton Range, Idaho". Full page print shows several "Character Sketches in Germany". Two halfpg. prints: "An Old Whaler Hove Down for Repairs, Near New Bedford" and "The Garfield Monument Fair, Washington, D.C.--In the Rotunda". 2/3 page print by Thomas Nast: "Reduce Taxation" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included.