Posted 9 years ago
This is the very 1st issue of Harpers magazine 1850. Harpers is the 2nd oldest printed publication in the United States next to scientific american
Harper's Magazine was launched as Harper's New Monthly Magazine in June 1850, by the New York City publisher Harper & Brothers; who also founded Harper's Bazaar magazine, later growing to become HarperCollins Publishing. The first press run, of 7,500 copies, sold out almost immediately; circulation was some 50,000 issues six months later.