Harper & Brothers, 1889, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
[Periodicals.] Harper's Weekly, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1889. Folio, all issues from January through June, pp. x, 532, marbled paper-covered boards half-bound in black morocco, speckled edges, extensive illustration, occasional penciled marginalia. Highlights include William Henry Jackson photos of the West turned into large illustrations (one double-page view of Aspen is particularly striking), coverage of the Johnstown flood, baseball illustration featuring the New York-Boston rivalry, and two sprawling, 4-foot-long foldouts showing a Centennial celebration in New York. Brooklynites will be astonished to see what a tornado did in their borough that year. In Mexico, a feature on bullfighting is illustrated by Remington. Condition of this book: Covers loose and substantially worn, spine crumbling and generally poor. Interior very good with sporadic tears at edges, a few minor stains. One of the long fold-outs has a 4-inch tear at an edge, no loss of content. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). Text contains marks and notes scattered throughout, in pencil. Front and back boards both detached. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54777.