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Brother Jonathan—Fourth of July, 1846. [View of Chicago]. New York, 1846. Broadsheet newspaper (32 x 22 ½”) printed in eight columns, illustrated with 35 woodcuts including an early panoramic view of Chicago as seen “from the prairie,” caption listing the population of the city at less than 5,000; the text of the United States Constitution; a man at the gallows; portraits of American presidents up to and including the sitting president, James Polk; and others. Folio. [1] 2—8pp. Utica, N.Y. distributor stamp to front page. Small losses at cross-folds, marginal soiling, but strong and stable overall.
Brother Jonathan—Fourth of July, 1846. [View of Chicago].
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Minimum Bid: $125.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $156.25
Estimate: $250 - $350
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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