417 Harper's Weekly

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417 Harpers web.jpg

417 Harper's Weekly

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March 30, 1861. Front sketch depicts “April Fool’s Day” in New York. Inside sketches include views of New Orleans (five engravings), a map of the coastline from the mouth of the Mississippi to Pensacola; Peter Cooper and the Cooper Union; 3 engravings of Vassar Female College; Gen’l Sam Houston; Testing the 15-inch Columbiad at Fortress Monroe. There are printed excerpts from Dickens’ Great Expectations and Trollope’s The Parson’s Daughter at Oxney Clone. Three political cartoons, interesting advertisements. 16-pages complete and in overall very good condition with two tape repairs to outside sheets.  

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March 30, 1861. Front sketch depicts “April Fool’s Day” in New York. Inside sketches include views of New Orleans (five engravings), a map of the coastline from the mouth of the Mississippi to Pensacola; Peter Cooper and the Cooper Union; 3 engravings of Vassar Female College; Gen’l Sam Houston; Testing the 15-inch Columbiad at Fortress Monroe. There are printed excerpts from Dickens’ Great Expectations and Trollope’s The Parson’s Daughter at Oxney Clone. Three political cartoons, interesting advertisements. 16-pages complete and in overall very good condition with two tape repairs to outside sheets.