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Image for THE FISK UNIVERSITY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

THE FISK UNIVERSITY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Harper's

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1876

Seller ID: 41798

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-colored wood engraving depicting Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Image measures 7" by 9" (11" x 14" matted) From Harper's Weekly, January 1876. This wonderful architectural print of the University includes several figures in the foreground including African American students. Fisk University is a private, historically African American university founded in 1866 in Nashville, Tennessee. The 40-acre campus is an historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 19... View more info

Image for The October Elections - Challenging a Voter [From a Sketch by Paul Frenzeny.] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

The October Elections - Challenging a Voter [From a Sketch by Paul Frenzeny.] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Harper's

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1872

Seller ID: 41786

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-colored wood engraving depicting an election polling station teaming with voters, one of whom is challenging another's tight to vote. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Image measures 7" by 10" (11" x 14" matted) From Harper's Weekly, October 26, 1872, page 836. During the 1872 election season, there were frequent challenges questioning a voter’s eligibility, usually based on ethnic and social characteristics associated with the those supporting the opposing political party. Paul Frenzeny (1840-1902) was a painter and illus... View more info

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A Tow on the Mississippi [From a Photograph] [ Hand-colored wood engraving ]

By: Harper's

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, Harper's Weekly: 1878

Seller ID: 41784

Condition: Very Good


Wood Engraving; 1 pages; A wonderful hand-colored wood engraving depicting two long tow boats flanking a steam powered paddle boat on the Mississippi River with a smaller boat and a couple boatmen on the shore in the foreground. Matted in white stock with clear mylar. Image measures 6" by 9" (11" x 14" matted) View more info

A Selection of Incunabula - Part V Catalogue Number 160 (March 1930)

By: Harper, Lathrop C.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Lathrop C. Harper: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39672

Condition: Very Good-


xvii, 453-586 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with some dust toning. The fifth and last part of Harper's amazing catalogue of a thousand incunables comprising items numbered 813 to 1000. Introduction by Dr. George Parker Winship. One of the highlights of this catalogue is Dionysius Cato's "The Booke Called Caton." [Translated from the French into English by William Caxton], 1483 for just under $10,000. Lathrop Harper entered the book trade in 1881 with his brother who’d established the business earlier. Lathrop was an expert on incunabula, Americana, and medie... View more info

A Selection of Incunabula - Part II Catalogue Number 155 (March 1928)

By: Harper, Lathrop C.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Lathrop C. Harper: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39687

Condition: Very Good-


xiv, 111-221 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with some dust toning, list of item numbers in pencil on left hand side of front wrapper, Law Library stamp on front wrapper. This copy from the collection of F. X. Dwyer - Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law Library of Harvard University and later for decades at the Law Library of Library of Congress. The second part of Harper's amazing catalogue of a thousand incunables comprising it... View more info