Sep 26, 2019 - Sale 2517

Sale 2517 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 1,188
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(CIVIL WAR.) Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. 53 issues (numbers 266 to 318 complete) in one volume: pages 81-416, 1-416, 1-96. Folio, 15 3/4 x 11 inches, later 1/2 morocco (with 1963 invoice from binder Ford Crismore); first issue worn with several tears and repairs, otherwise just occasional repairs and tears, intermittent foxing and toning, a few leaves cropped; long 1909 presentation inscription on front flyleaf by Captain Charles Healy of the 69th New York to a fellow veteran. New York, 29 December 1860 to 28 December 1861

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The main competition to Harper's Weekly in the lavishly illustrated news weekly market, and much less commonly seen at auction today. This volume contains coverage of secession, Fort Sumter, Bull Run, and much more.