Homer, Winslow (illus).
New York. Harper & Brothers. 05-17- 1862.
Complete issue of Harper's Weekly, May 17, 1862, 16 x 11 inches with map and several pages of wood engraved illustrations. IN COMPLETE MAGAZINE, never bound. Soiling to right margin of front cover, general wear and small tears to spine edge, interior in very good condition. This issue contains three illustrations after Winslow Homer; front cover: Rebels Outside Their Works at Yorktown Reconnoitring with Dark Lanterns; single page: The Union Cavalry and Artillery starting in Pursuit of Rebels up the Yorktown Turnpike; half page Charge of the first Massachusetts Regiment on a Rebel Rifle Pit near Yorktown. The centrefold wood engraving is a bird's eye view of "Commodore Farragut's Squadron and Captain Porter's Mortar Fleet Entering the Mississippi River." There is also a single page illustration "Fort Macon Repossessed." Item #28239
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