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001wri: 1871 Portrait of Bret Harte. Antique wood engraving published in an 1871 issue of Every Saturday shows a portrait of American author Bret Harte. 11x14 in. $30

003wri: 1870 Death of Charles Dickens. Old wood engraving was published in an 1870 issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper shortly after Charles Dickens death. It shows a casket and several spirits in the background. A quote by Nicholas Nickleby, one of Dicken's most famous characters, appears at the bottom. 11x16 in. $30

004wri: 1870 Portrait of Charles Dickens. Wood engraved portrait of Charles Dickens was published in an 1870 issue of Harper's Weekly shortly after his death. Print also shows paupers, the subject of many Dickens' novels. A quote by him appears at the bottom relating to the equal virtues of the poor and rich. 11x16 in. $40

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007wri: 1870 Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. Wood engraving published in an 1870 issue of Every Saturday. Print shows a portrait of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. 11x16 in. $30

008wri: Henry David Thoreau: A Week on Concord and Merrimac Rivers. Publisher: Walter Scott Ltd., London. 349 pages and ads. Preface dated 1889, by Will H. Dircks. $50

009wri: Two hand colored engravings showing the interior and exterior of Printing offices. Published in 1880, the top image is captioned, Times Office San Bernardino, Cal. John Isaac Proprietor. Lower image captioned, Interior View of the Index Office, Daily & Weekly, Warren Wilson, Proprietor. 10x13.5 in. $60

1870 Rare hand colored wood engraving showing Victor Hugo with article surrounding him which was featured in Every Saturday, Journal of An Illustrated Choice Reading.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $80

200wri: 1886 Views of the First Typewriter. Engraved images and part of an article from the December 18, 1886 issue of Scientific American. The images and text show the workings of the first typewriter, which was invented in 1856 by Mr. Alfred E. Beach. 11x16 in. $40


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