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Harper’s Weekly was an early American magazine published by Harper. Beginning in 1857, it was a primary source of news, fiction stories, humor, satire, and a number of other topics. This 1860 first edition of ‘Harper’s Weekly’ includes all of the 52 issues of the magazine from that year in an enormous folio book. This edition features the illustrations of the most prestigious illustrators of the time.

 

This particular set of issues is of particular interest as it was published during the height of the American Civil War.

 

The enormous tome includes fascinating contents including:

  • A bizarre account of the “well-known” Japanese mermaid fish (p.77)
  • Explosion of a steam ship on the Delaware River
  • Gold-mining in California
  • Naval Battle of Anton Lizardo – Vera Cruz, Mexico
  • Florence Nightingale on Nursing (p.234)
  • Much information on political engagements between Japan and the United States
  • Sighting of the Great Meteor
  • Views of Canada

 

An incredibly impressive and beautiful tome with utterly fascinating contents and impressive illustrations!

 

$1,500.00

In stock

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1860 Harper’s Weekly Florence Nightingale Nursing Meteors Japan Illustrated HUGE

 

Harper’s Weekly was an early American magazine published by Harper. Beginning in 1857, it was a primary source of news, fiction stories, humor, satire, and a number of other topics. This 1860 first edition of ‘Harper’s Weekly’ includes all of the 52 issues of the magazine from that year in an enormous folio book. This edition features the illustrations of the most prestigious illustrators of the time.

 

This particular set of issues is of particular interest as it was published during the height of the American Civil War.

 

The enormous tome includes fascinating contents including:

  • A bizarre account of the “well-known” Japanese mermaid fish (p.77)
  • Explosion of a steam ship on the Delaware River
  • Gold-mining in California
  • Naval Battle of Anton Lizardo – Vera Cruz, Mexico
  • Florence Nightingale on Nursing (p.234)
  • Much information on political engagements between Japan and the United States
  • Sighting of the Great Meteor
  • Views of Canada

 

An incredibly impressive and beautiful tome with utterly fascinating contents and impressive illustrations!

 

Item number: #7060

Price: $1500

 

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Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization

 

New York: Harper, 1860. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 52 issues, complete
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~16in X 11.5in (41cm x 29.5cm)

 

 

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7060

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Medicine & Science

Authors

HARPER

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete