Professions and Trades
BOATS - RESCUE)
London. Illustrated London News. 11-6- 1880. Double page black and white wood engraving from the Extra Supplement to The Illustrated London News of November 6, 1880; 12.5 x 18.5 in; centrefold, very good condition. BLANK VERSO. Item #28382
London. The Graphic. 12-04- 1875. Single page black and white wood engraving, 9 x 12", some very light rippling at upper edge, crease at lower right corner well outside image area, otherwise very good condition. Accompanying text on verso. Item #28569
Snyder, W.P. (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 08-22- 1885. Full page black and white wood engraving consisting of five partial page views arranged around two larger central images, image 13 1/2 x 9 inches, very good condition. The central images are of "Pilgrim Rock" and "Divers Preparing to Descend". The... Item #33434
Schell and Hogan (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 10-17- 1885. Full page wood engraving, image 13 x 9 inches on sheet 16 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, soft crease at centre, a couple of repaired edge tears not affecting image, good to very good condition. Four small images around the... Item #33433
JOURNALISM - CIVIL WAR)
Nast, Thomas (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 04-30- 1864. Double page black and white wood engraving from Harper's Weekly April 30, 1864, 13.5 x 20.5 inches, centerfold, NO binding holes, very good condition. Thomas Nast's view of the journalist's life at the front, depicting the artist making notes on his... Item #34487
LEGAL - NEW YORK)
Snyder, W. P. (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 07-02- 1887. Double page b/w wood engraving, 13.5 x 20", centerfold, good condition: ten pinholes for binding string, three horizontal soft creases barely noticeable from front. In complete issue of Harper's Weekly magazine. Item #28748
London. The Graphic. 12-28- 1889. Single page b/w wood engraving consisting of two partial page views, 13 x 8.75", very good condition: very light edge toning, small hole in extreme upper left margin well outside image area. Descriptive text incorporated into image area. "The ilustration gives us a glimpse of... Item #28745
London. The Illustrated London News. 03-26- 1881. Single-page black and white wood engraving, from The Illustrated London News of March 26, 1881; sheet size approx. 16 x 11 inches. Very good condition. Accompanying text on verso. Features 4 vignettes; Circulating Library, Large Reading-Room, Large Dining and Luncheon Room, and Reference Library and Reading-Room. Item #32961
MANUFACTURING - WALLPAPER)
Manufacture of Wall paper - Works of Christy Shepherd & Garrett, New York. Front cover illustration in Scientific American. COMPLETE ISSUE.
New York. Scientific American. 07-24- 1880. Vol. XLIII. No. 4. Complete July 24, 1880 issue of magazine, wood engravings, 48-62pp, 16 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Covers a trifle soiled, small owner label on back cover. Very good clean condition. The issue also includes illustrated articles: Improved Rotary Pump, Amateur... Item #40924
MANUFACTURING / NEW YORK)
New York. Munn & Co. 1882. Profusely illustrated hardbound volume, half leather binding, 15.5 x 11 inches, 428 pp. Of these, the front pages of four numbers have damage of some sort: tape repairs, stains or paper loss; five covers have short transparent tape repairs in margins; the remaining seventeen... Item #49672
MEDICAL - SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS)
Taylor, I. (sculp).
No date. Ca. 1780. SERIES OF THREE black and white copperplate engravings each with multiple images, image area about 14 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches on sheet size 16 x 10 inches. Very good condition: light edge toning and a few faint spots. First plate, "Surgery. General... Item #53010
Lorentz, A. J. (illus).
1842. Lithograph, image approximately 11 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet size 14 1/4 x 10 3/4 inches, from an 1842 issue of Le Charivari. Scattered foxing (mainly to outer edges), horizontal crease. Artistically rendered caricature of the opera composer Giacomo Meyerbeer by A. J. Lorentz. Text in French. Item #46486
Scott, Julian (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 02-25- 1871. Single page b/w wood-engraving, 9 x 13.75". Good condition: soft fold mark in middle, light toning along crease, light damp staining at right edge ending well outside image area. From a supplement to Harper's Weekly. Item #28835
PHOTOGRAPHY - NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS)
Villiers, F. (illus).
London. The Graphic. 12-14- 1889. Front page b/w wood engraving under newspaper masthead, 11.75 x 8.75", very good condition. From a series of sketches "To the New West with the Governor-General of Canada over the Canadian Pacific Railway" Item #28852
Fildes, S.L. (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 11-29- 1873. Double page black and white wood engraving from Harper's Weekly November 29, 1873, image 13 x 20 inches, centrefold as issued, five pinhead-sized binding holes, repair to centrefold (not in image area). ACCOMPANYING TEXT on verso. Vignette of police officers in... Item #34499
Schmiechen, H. (illus).
London. Illustrated London News. 11-19- 1887. Front page black and white wood engraving under newspaper masthead, 9.75 x 8.25", very good condition. A young girl looking though a collection of photographs. Item #28853
London. Illustrated London News. 5-31- 1879. Double page black and white wood engraving from the Extra Supplement to The Illustrated London News of May 31, 1879; 12 1/2 x 18 inches; centrefold; light horizontal crease not noticeable from front, four very light streaks just visible in the margins; otherwise very good condition. Item #28377
POLICE - CANADA)
Remington, Frederic (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 10-13- 1888. Single page b/w wood-engraving, 9 x 13.5". Very good condition: repaired tear in lower left corner outside image area. Item #28837
New York. Harper's Weekly. 06-13- 1891. Double-page black and white illustration in complete issue of Harper's Weekly of June 13, 1891; page size 22¾ x 16½ inches. Disbound copy; front and rear pages loose, very good clean condition. Issue also includes front page illustration: Proposed Boulevard Tunnel, Chicago... Item #47241
STOCK EXCHANGE / ENGLAND - LONDON)
Nash, J. (illus).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 02-07- 1874. Double-page black and white wood engraving, image approximately 12 x 18 3/4 inches on sheet size 16 x 22 inches, centerfold as issued (no binding holes), from Harper's Weekly of February 7, 1874. Faint dampstain to mid upper edge (affecting 1... Item #44856
Scientific American Supplement. 12-04- 1886. Single page with five black and white images, illustrations measure 13 x 9 inches, tear at left edge just entering image, otherwise good condition. 1/2 page view of "A Field of Tobacco Plants, Sharsted Court, Kent", plus 4 smaller views "Staging the Tobacco Leaf", "Picking... Item #34944