Vicksburg Ironclad Fleet Harpers Civil War newspaper 1863 May issueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Americana, Harper's Weekly, Civil War, Illustrated Newspapers, Vicksburg, Ironclads, Pontoon Bridges).
Issued May 16th, 1863, New York, by Harper & Brothers.
Includes a nice full page topographical map of Eastern Virginia plus several full page views.
Original mid-19th century weekly newspaper, illustrated with wood engraved images. An actual, complete newspaper published at the date listed, not a modern re-issue.
Paper uniformly age toned as typical, final page 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, 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.
An actual piece of American history issued during the Civil War, filled with commentary and images relating to that war.
Item 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.