Harper's Weekly magazine 1908 nice lot 7 complete issues color covers politics newsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[United States popular media culture early 20th century, news stand publications, illustrated magazines, politics, political media coverage].
A nice run of Harper's Weekly illustrated magazine from the early 20th century.
Harper's Weekly, edited by George Harvey. Early 20th century American magazines.
Published New York by Harper & Brothers.
7 weekly issues from 1908, and one issue from 1911.
Each retains the scarce original color outside newstand advertising wrapper, rarely found within bound volumes. At this late date in their publishing history, most issues of this once ubiquitous periodical are elusive.
Dates here are last months of 1908 and a late issue from 1911:
May 7th, 1911.
Covers and articles focus on the 1908 election between Howard Taft and William Jennings Bryant, and the Thanksgiving/Christmas season. Includes the issue announcing Taft's victory in the election.
Individually scarce, as a lot unique thus.
Magazines measure: 16" H X 11 1/4" W.