Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 279

Price Realized: $ 12,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(PERIODICALS.) Harper's Weekly: A Journal of Civilization. 25 volumes in 50 (Volumes I-XXV). Profusion of illustrations and maps. Folio, uniform contemporary 1/2 calf, rubbed, moderate wear, one volume lacking spine label; generally minor wear to contents. Not collated but apparently complete. New York, 1857-82

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The classic weekly magazine of the Civil War era, best known for its full-page or double-page engravings after staff artists such as Winslow Homer and Thomas Nast. Its first quarter of a century spanned John Brown's insurrection, Lincoln's presidency, Reconstruction, the Indian Wars and more.