Mary Todd Lincoln Slave March Harper's Civil War newspaper 1863 complete issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization.
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Mary Todd Lincoln, Slave March, William Rosencrans).
Issued November 8th, 1863, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Civil War. Filled with commentary and wood engraved images relating to that war and 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.
The full front page shows: "Major-General William S. Rosecrans, Commander of the Army of the Ohio".
Other prints within include: "The Foreign Men-of-War In Our Harbor" "Mrs. Lincoln, Wife of the President" which includes an article on her; "John W. Packham, the Youngest Corporal in the Army" with an article; "Union Jack, the Pet of Our Richmond Prisoners" "Reception of the 9th Indiana Volunteers at Danville, Kentucky, After Driving Out the Rebels" "The Rebels Destroying the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, as Seen from Fair View" "Hancock, Maryland, from the Camp of Ballier's 'Bully Dutchmen'--98th Pennsylvania Volunteers" "Penalty of Selling Liquor to Soldiers" "Passing Under the Canal to the Ford" "Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station at Hancock".
The double-page centerfold shows: 'Negros Driven South by the Rebel Officers' being a huge number of them herded much like cattle.
The back page has 2 political cartoons: "Exasperation of John Bull at the News from the U.S." and "The Draft".