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Harpers Civil War 1862 GENERAL VIEW OF HARPERS FERRY - Antique Print

$ 13.49



This 149 year old PRINT is from "HARPER'S PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR", by alfred Guernsey & Henry alden from 1868. The publisher was , McDonnell Brothers, Chicago.

Harper is an American publishing house, the flagship imprint of global publisher HarperCollins. James Harper and his brother John, printers by training, started their book publishing business J. & J. Harper in 1817. Their two brothers, Joseph Wesley Harper and Fletcher Harper, joined them in the mid 1820s. The company changed its name to "Harper & Brothers" in 1833. The headquarters of the publishing house were located at 331 Pearl Street, facing Franklin Square in Lower Manhattan (about where the Manhattan approach to the Brooklyn Bridge lies today).

Harper & Brothers began publishing Harper's New Monthly Magazine in 1850. The brothers also published Harper's Weekly (starting in 1857) and Harper's Bazar (starting in 1867, later as "Harper's Bazaar").

This print is on a page 16" x 11" with the image about 14" x 9".  It is in good condition. It has natural age toning and is rough around the edges.




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