1876 1st ed Harper’s Weekly Centennial Exposition Illustrated Philadelphia HUGE

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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 1876 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 issue is rather notable in that it was printed during the centennial celebration of the United States.

 

The enormous tome includes fascinating contents including

  • Buddhist relics found in Ceylon
  • Dwight L Moody revivals and sermons
  • Accounts of doctors curing opium addiction
  • Notices of no vacancy at any lodging in Philadelphia for the Centennial Exposition
  • Illustrations of all of the decorated buildings in Philadelphia; with impressive views of the celebration grounds
  • Unveiling of the LaFayette statue in Union Square
  • Zulu wars in South Africa
  • Account of the Challenger expedition, near Antarctica

 

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

$950.00

In stock

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1876 1st ed Harper’s Weekly Centennial Exposition Illustrated Philadelphia 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 1876 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 issue is rather notable in that it was printed during the centennial celebration of the United States.

 

The enormous tome includes fascinating contents including

  • Buddhist relics found in Ceylon
  • Dwight L Moody revivals and sermons
  • Accounts of doctors curing opium addiction
  • Notices of no vacancy at any lodging in Philadelphia for the Centennial Exposition
  • Illustrations of all of the decorated buildings in Philadelphia; with impressive views of the celebration grounds
  • Unveiling of the LaFayette statue in Union Square
  • Zulu wars in South Africa
  • Account of the Challenger expedition, near Antarctica

 

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

 

Item number: #7056

Price: $950

 

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Harper’s Weekly: Journal of Civilization

 

New York: Harper, 1876. First edition.

 

Details:

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

 

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7056

Categories

Americana, American History

Arts & Architecture

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Religion

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

HARPER

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete