American Civil War newspapers Leslie's illustrated 1862-63 Lot 5 issues woodcutsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Frank Leslie's Illustrated News - Lot of five (5) Civil War Issues
(North America, Periodicals, Civil War, Battle Map, Battle Scene, Soldiers)
Lot of five issues of Frank Leslie's Illustrated News. Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of the lot.
Typical condition for newspapers of this era and vintage. Signs of time and handling, some loose pages throughout, short edge tears, light soiling, etc. However, nothing severe nor offensive, all remain complete and in readable if not pleasing condition.
Issues are as follows:
October 11th, 1862
November 1st, 1862
March 28th, 1863
April 25th, 1863
August 29th, 1863
All are attractive and examples of one of America's smaller newspapers. A competitor to Harper's Weekly, these issues offer similar illustrations and commentary to the news giant of the 19th century.
Sheets measure c. 16" H x 11" W
Printed areas measure c.14 5/8" H x 9 1/2" W