Original Harpers Weekly July 20th 1861

Harpers Weekly journal of civilisation.  Containing 8 pages.  Front Cover depicts filling cartridges at the US Arsenal at Waterton Mass , and contains 11 picture plates.  Lots of small articles about domestic inelegance, homers of the day, foreign news England, shipment of troops to Canada. The first 2 inside plates are lots of small pictures rallying the troops and rallying around camp.  Picture of Harpers Ferry Arsenal as it now appears, pictures of stockade in Kentucky and locomotive thrown from the rail bridge at Harpers ferry by Rebels.  Impressive centre page picture of the Navy Yard in Brooklyn NY, depicting 11 ships at anchor, pictures of reading the war bulletins in broadway, pirates.  A balloon seat of the war.  A piece of the Novel Great Expectations.  Other interesting information about other regiments.

Front page is separate, but the rest is in good readable condition for age

Price: £40.00

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