New York. Harper's Weekly. 02-25- 1888.
Single page featuring 8 wood engravings of the sculpting of the statue in complete issue of Harper's Weekly of February 25, 1888; good condition, disbound; illustrated in black and white. Includes a double-page centerfold illustration allegorizing the Monopoly as a pirate ship destroying the flag-ship of Competition, a cover illustration of a one-man-band, and several interesting vignettes on contemporary technologies ranging from the electric chair to a German flying-machine. Also a full page wood engraving 'Feeding and Catching Terrapin on a Maryland "farm"' and an amusing 1/4 page illustration on the backpage showing that human nature doesn't change: "The Reigning Monarch; or, the Master of the Situation. The Plumber, who demands enormous fees before he'll attend to your pipes that freeze." Item #28405