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  • Harper’s Weekly 1862

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    Harper’s Weekly 1862 - Inventory Number: HIS 180

    Original bound volume of harpers weekly containing 25 Issues from January 4, 1862 through December 27, 1862. Bound in speckled marbled boards, w/ new endpapers, 16.25” x 12, w/black buckram spine & black leather gilt spine label: “Harper’s Weekly/ Vol. VI.” Exhibits light wear, Else VG & solid. The iconic newspaper of the American Civil War with A window into a critical period in American history, with articles and woodcut illustrations by illustrators such as Winslow Homer, Alfred Waud & Thomas Nast, revealing to the American people the battles, soldiers, politics, commerce, literature and styles of the times. 

    1862: articles and illustrations of note include: Views of Washington (Jan. 4); reception at the White House (Alfred Waud, Jan. 25); Army at Yorktown (Alfred Waud, Winslow Homer, May 3).

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    Inventory Number: HIS 180