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Lot 22: 1871 Complete issue of Every Saturday Siege of Paris News
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Bidders will note that lot(s) with very low Staring Bids, i. e. $1-$5, should in no way see the Starting Bid of $1-$5 as the Book Barnâs judgment on the value of the item(s) contained in the lot(s). We have been in the Used/OP book business for 30+ years & have a LOT of inventory, with more piling up weekly. (Sometimes it seems to us that books breed at night, so there are always more of them over time!) There is NO reserve on these lots. These low Starting Bid lot(s) are meant to lower our inventory by providing bidders the opportunity to buy material at a low pricesâwe call it the "Eek" price; as in "Eek! Thatâs all it sold for?" Our lack of storage is your opportunity to buy material at a low price. ANTIQUE 19th Century Weekly Periodical. 1871 issue of "Every Saturday: An Illustrated Weekly Journal" published in Boston beginning in 1866 & ending in 1874. Volume II; Number 56; Saturday, January 21, 1871. Every Saturday (1866â1874) was an American literary/art/news magazine published in Boston in the mid-19th century. Edited by Thomas Bailey Aldrich it featured work by C. G. Bush, Wilkie Collins, F. O. C. Darley, Thomas Hardy, Winslow Homer among many other leading literary & artist figures of the day. It was published by Ticknor & Fields (1866-1867); Fields, Osgood, & Company (1868-1870); and James R. Osgood & Company (1871-1874). This issue January 21, 1871, is Illustrated with B&W engravings, many of them full page. This issue contains an much news from the siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 which unified Germany, deposed Napoleon III, & kindled French-German hatred that ultimately led to the 1914-18 bloodbath AKA WWI. The Siege of Paris, lasting from September 19, 1870 to January 28, 1871, and the consequent capture of the city by Prussian forces, led to French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the establishment of a unified German state. This issue has much news & several illustrations that are suitable for framing. from near the end of the siege which ended just a week later. Mostly dis-bound but all pages present. Scattered light age toning to paper but pages are not brittle. Overall Good Condition. In all approximately 22 pages. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Condition