Thomas Nast Southern Exiles 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, Southern Exiles, Thomas Nast, Diplomatic Corps, Trenton Falls).
Issued September 19th, 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: "The Secretary of State and the Diplomatic Corps at Trenton Falls". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of Charleston--The Morning Call to the Rebels" and another full page has 3 prints: "The Siege of Charleston--The Swamp Angel" & "Diagram Showing the Torpedo Buried in the Sand" and "...The Rebels' Last Device in the Torpedo Line". A related article discusses colored troops and Fort Wagner, making specific reference to a colored corporal, including details of the battle.
A nice and dramatic doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Southern Exiles on Their Way North". A full page shows: "The Ruins of Lawrence, Kansas" and another full page has 3 scenes "The Army of the Potomac--General Birney's Camp at Warrenton Sulphur Springs, Virginia".
The back page has two cartoons: "Professional Reciprocity".