Nast, Thomas (illus).
New York. Harper & Brothers. 02-09- 1878.
Complete issue of Harper's Weekly for February 9, 1878, 16 1/2 x 12 inches, with double page centrefold wood engraving, cover page wood engraving and 4 other full pages of woodengraved illustrations. Disbound magazine, a few small binding holes in centrefold, very good condition with some light wear and short edge tears. The centrefold illustration features vignette illustrations of the elevated railways in New York including: Station on the Battery, New York Elevated Railroad; Joint Track for Both Roads, Pearl Street and Maiden lane; Station in Ninth Avenue, Near Forty-Second Street, etc; plus a Map of New York City, Showing the Routes of the Elevated Railroads. Illustrations by Thomas Nast include the cover, a full page image "Peace with a War Measure" depicting The Slave of Liberty, and a back cover quarter page image: The Market, "We will show you what you are worth!" Item #44772