Frank Leslie

 

 

 

 

 

05346-M0896CUSE- Newspaper- FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, NY. Vol. IX, No.229, April 21, 1860. They had just stationed an artist and correspondent in London. Full page of engravings and 6-1/2" of text on the "Sporting Houses in London." These were taverns where the gents hung out. Full page engraving of General Quitman. They had a Grand Masonic Celebration at Washington in his memory. Accompanied by about ten inches of text. Full engraved page and 20" of text on possible presidential candidates for 1861 include Howell Cobb, Jefferson Davis, James L. Orr, Samuel Houston, Robert M. T. Hunter, Andrew Johnson, James H. Hammond, and Robert Toombs. Albert Pike, Grand Commander of the Freemasons is also featured in an article and engraving. Riverboat at New Orleans ferry, view of cotton presses in New Orleans, Fifth Ave Hotel at 5th Ave and 23rd St in NYC. Arrest of F. A. Sanborn at Concord, Mass. was thwarted by his neighbors and the involved U. S. Marshals were subsequently arrested. Much more. Many ads, a number of which are illustrated. These old journals are a delight--the artwork is fantastic! Light foxing. 11-1/4" x 16" x 16pp. $96.00

03560-M0295EECE- 19th Century Engraving- BATTLE OF RICH MOUNTAIN, BEVERLY PIKE, VA. July 11, 1861. From Leslie’s ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1895. 15-3/4" x 22". $55.00

03559-M0295EECE- 19th Century Engraving- GENERAL STEVEN’S BRIGADE ENTERING BEAUFORT, SC. Dec. 5, 1861. From Leslie’s ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR, 1895. 11" x 15-3/4". $22.00

05040-M0796EAEE- Book- THE PEN, NOT THE SWORD by Mary & Gordon Campbell, Aurora Publishers, Nashville, London. 1970. First(?). Hardback, elongated format. A study of the history of our country through the eyes of the political and social cartoonist. Devoted to reproductions in b/w & color, with explanations of the works of Keppler, Gillam, Graetz, Wales, Stum, Taylor, Dalrymple, et al. From the pages of Puck, Harper's Weekly, Leslie's, Weekly, Judge, etc. These old timers were merciless in their depictions of the foibles of Somewhats! Deals with Politics, Immigration, Social, Medicine, Religion, Tariffs, Civil Service, Labor, Silver Coinage, Monopolies, Spanish American War, Foreign Relations. Spine head chipped, cover has small spot, front free endpaper corner clipped, else very good & clean on heavy stock. 12-12" x 9-1/4" x 263pp. $32.00

 

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