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TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439879822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. Near the top of the front page is the heading: "The Notorious Vasquez Captured At Last" with the dateline from San Francisco noting: "Tiburcio Vasquez, a bandit, who has been for a long time a terror to the southern portion of this state, was captured with two of his gang, this afternoon, near Los... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:24

$82.00
166723

Rare NAPA CA California Old West WINE COUNTRY w/ Advertisements 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392127069964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, Oct. 20, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Wine country Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold Rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches. News & ads of the day, 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 12:29

$39.99
166712

Very Rare JAMESTOWN Tuolumne County CALIFORNIA Mother Lode Magnet 1898 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372441538019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MOTHER LODE MAGNET, Jamestown, California, September 14, 1898 * Very rare title One of the best titles for a mining town to be found! This is a scarce newspaper, from northern California. The town still exists with a population of about 3000. The contents are very wide ranging from news of the day to literary items to a wealth of interesting advertisements. Page 2 has: "Rough Riders Disband" and pg. 3 includes: "Local Laconics" with a wide range of local events (see for portions), and much more. Complete in four pages, very light, even browning, several discrete archival mends to pgs. 2 & 3 causing no loss of readability, generally in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 08:53

$89.99
166118

1881 Stockton Calif. Newspaper JESSE JAMES GANG Blue Cut Missouri TRAIN ROBBERY


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372409551515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Oct. 7, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Blue Cut train robbery * Near Glendale, Missouri The front page has at the top of the last column: "Jesse James's Gang" "One of Them Tells How the Glendale Train Robbery Was Managed". This was one of their more infamous robberies. The article takes over half a column and offers much detail concerning the planning & action of the robbery (see). Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 20, 2018 08:05

$86.00
165716

Rare BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA Mono County Valley OLD WEST 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393291600

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRIDGEPORT CHRONICLE-UNION, Mono County, California, December 4, 1880 * Rare Old West title A very rare title from this town very high in the mountains near the Nevada border. Today it is a tourist-focused community. Gregory (Union List of American Serials) notes that only two institutions have ANY issues of this title, one of which has this issue. Four pages, with various local news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Archivally rejoined at the spine with some loss at the spine, some archival mends at the margins, generally nice condition but it should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:48

$98.00
165267

Rare 1887 ST. HELENA Napa County CA California Newspaper w/ Treasure Island


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392085395412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. HELENA STAR, Napa County, California, September 30, 1887 * Rare old West title * Robert Louis Stevenson This is a small town north of the San Francisco Bay area. The front page features a chapter from the serialized "Treasure Island, by Robert L. Stevenson", with a front page illustration from the book as well. It first appeared in book form just 5 years previous. Four pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:20

$33.00
165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
164907

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murderers & Modoc War 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 2, 1873 * Modoc War - Boston Charley * Bloody Benders - murderers * Cherry Vale, Kansas The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War in California with: "THE MODOC WAR" "An Exciting Chase" "Surrender of 15 More of the Band" "Boston Charley--Dr. Thomas's Murder..." "Escape of the Redoubtable Captain" "Supposed Capture of Two of the Bender Murderers". The latter heading relates to the "Bloody Benders". Four pages, very large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:27

$38.00
164503

Rare ALAMEDA Bay Farm Island CA California OLD WEST The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332253734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL, California, April 15, 1877 * Wild Old West * Rare title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:27

$30.00
164046

Rare BUFFALO BILL Cody INTERVIEW Woodland Yolo County CA 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048634943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Yolo County, California, Nov. 6, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Buffalo Bill interview About two-thirds of a front page column are headed: "Buffalo Bill's Account of Himself" with the article relaying an interview with him beginning: "Buffalo Bill is probably more widely known than any other so-called desperado in the country..." with more (see) and ends with: "...Mr. Cody is nearly seven feet high. He still retains his long hair...On his shirt front he wears a nugget of gold, studded with diamonds, and shaped like the head of a buffalo." Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition. Rare to find such interview articles on Buffalo Bill.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:12

$127.00
162615

Rare SANTA ROSA Sonoma County CALIFORNIA Old West Wine Country 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392009681861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY REPUBLICAN, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, May 12, 1880 * Rare Old West title An uncommon title from the North Bay and wine-growing area of Northern California. This is a volume 1 issue with a wide range of local & national news items and a great wealth of ads. Four pages, some small archival mends inside, lightly toned, somewhat fragile so it must be handled carefully.

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:25

$38.00
161219

BLACK BART The Poet Stage Coach Robber Outlaw The Po8 CAPTURE 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391980065863

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD New York, Nov. 25, 1883 * Outlaw Black Bart - stagecoach robber In the "Supplement" is over half a column headed: "Black Bart" "Account of the Famous Highwayman's Foot-Pad Exploits". "Black Bart" was an infamous outlaw from Northern California who had just recently been captured. Twelve pages, archival repairs at some margins, margin tears, somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends March 14, 2018 16:34

$89.00
161068

SAN JOSE Santa Clara County Valley CALIFORNIA Old West Era 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976290100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871 * Rare Old West title * Santa Clara Valley In 1850 San Jose became just the 2nd incorporated city in California (Sacramento was first) & was on the Butterfield mail route. The ftpg. is mostly ads with news items & more ads inside, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:27

$47.00
160652

San Francisco CA California Old West MODOC INDIANS Lava Beds War 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391967456787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War - Lava Beds * Captain Jack fame The top of the ftpg. has: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present", it being an event from 1852 in the on-going Modoc War. It takes an entire column. The top of pg. 3 includes: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of the Engagement on the 10th" "One Soldier & Two Warm Spring Indians Killed--Eight Soldiers Wounded" "The Modocs Scattering" and more (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, large folio size, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2018 13:42

$38.00
160487

Rare SANTA CRUZ Old West California Monterey Bay 1871 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963320701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, California, March 4, 1871 * Rare Old West title A nice, early newspaper from this now-popular city in the Monterey Bay vicinity. Various news reports of the day with a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends February 16, 2018 08:00

$52.00
158482

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL MAIL SERVICE Arrives at San Francisco 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914404933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 * First transcontinental mail service success * Arrives at San Francisco, California Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:12

$42.00
158060

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, Dec. 3, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has all ads and notices on the front page, news, topical items and ads on pages 2 & 3, and all ads and notices on the bkpg. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, nice ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
157751

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095726009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 29, 1882 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:43

$37.00
157415

BUFFALO BILL mention in Early 1879 Woodland, California Yolo County Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891687568

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879 Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tells the following story of his official career in the far West..." which follows (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, library ink stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends October 20, 2017 12:11

$57.00
156101

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1866 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372037913147

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 24, 1866 * Wild Old West * Rare title Among the articles are: "The Shadows of the Future" "The Case of Horse-Stealing" "How Some People Live" "California Fruit at the World's Fair" & so much more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends September 06, 2017 13:55

$32.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
154034

ELECTRIC LIGHT BULB Thomas Edison Menlo Park NJ Explanation 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784465541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 20, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Menlo Park, New Jersey Page 7 has a nice article on Thomas Edison with the top of a column headed: "Electric Light" "The Magician of Menlo Park Tells His Own Tale" which is a nice piece about how he invented the electric light, told in his own words. It is prefaced with: "The editor of the 'North American Review' has seduced Mr. Edison to 'tell his own tale in his own melodious way', and the result is an interesting article over his signature...". Also on pg. 7: "Dick Turpin's Day" "It Seems to Have Recurred in California--Two San Franciscans in the Roles of Stage Robbers". Eight pages, irregular ... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:12

$58.00
153681

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932110646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners A terrific & early issue on the California Gold Rush as nearly half of the front page has great gold-related content, items headed: "The Gold Region Of California", plus a letter datelined from "Monterrey, California, July 31, 1848; a "Proclamation" from Monterey, Calif., beginning: "Whereas many citizens have gone to the gold mines of the Sacramento without making proper provision for the families they have left behind..." with more (see). Also: "The Gold Mine" and "From California" "California Gold" and even more.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:23

$78.00
153145

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California OLD WEST w/ Chinese Labor Problem 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737276042

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, April 27, 1873 * Rare Old west title The ftpg. has column heads: "CHINESE LABOR" "The great Problem that Confronts Us" Not Only White Labor But White Capital in Danger" "At the Way Things are Going On, the State Will be Half Chinese in Ten Years" "What Shall We Do About It?" Also on the ftpg: "The Late General Canby" "His Remains Expected to Arrive from Portland on Monday". Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing spots to the ftpg., nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:16

$34.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
153027

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspape


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733963643

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Placer County, California, November 18, 1875 * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter being illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. On... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:25

$73.00
152161

Rare VALLEJO Solano County S.F. Bay Area NO. CALIFORNIA Old West 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371868224020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VALLEJO EVENING CHRONICLE, California, November 7, 1878 * Rare Old West title From this city just north of San Francisco with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Four pages, a little margin wear, more so along spine, archival mend on page 2, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:18

$30.00
151592

Rare JACKSON CA California Amador County OLD WEST Gold Minig Town 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687033851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879 * Old West * Rare title Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines. Various news of the day both local & national. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:48

$49.00
151525

Rare RED BLUFF CA California w/ Brigham Young Arrest 1872 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371846945865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Jan. 6, 1872 * Rare Old west title * Brigham Young arrested * Mormons - Mormonism Printed four years before the city would be incorporated. Page 2 has: "Advices from Salt Lake--The Mormon Cases" which begins: "Brigham Young is at home in the custody of the United States Marshal...". And from New York: "Warrant for the Arrest of Fisk and Gould". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:22

$37.00
151518

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391685263572

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876 * Rare Old west title An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 22, 2017 15:05

$54.00
149154

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391612763957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends December 02, 2016 12:08

$178.00
147816

Rare MOKELUMNE HILL CA Calaveras County Old West GOLD MINING Town 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742569341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY CALAVERAS CHRONICLE, Mokelumne Hill, California, June 25, 1870 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining An early issue from this county made famous by Mark Twain. Mokelumne Hill was one of the richest gold mining towns in California. Founded in 1848, the placers were so rich that the miners risked starvation rather than head to Stockton to replenish their supplies. Soon after, gold was discovered in the nearby hills, so much so that miners were restricted to claims of 16 sq. ft., and yet many of those claims were reported to have paid up to $20,000. By 1850 the town was one of the largest in the area, with its population reaching as high as 15,000 . Today the population is less than 700. ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:36

$77.00
147812

Rare QUINCY Plumas County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568173053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Quincy, Plumas County, California, Dec. 24, 1891 * Rare title Quincy is a town of less than 2000. It started as a Gold Rush community just outside of Elizabethtown in Northern California. Elizabethtown started in 1852 and slowly dissolved and moved a mile away into American Valley to form Quincy after 1858. Quincy is named after the city of Quincy, Illinois, named in turn after John Quincy Adams. The front page begins with: "A Moqui Snake Dance - Indians Dancing With Rattlers In Their Mouths - A Horrible Spectacle That White Men are Rarely Allowed to Witness...". Much more local news. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to folds at the upper quad... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:31

$43.00
145457

Rare San Francisco California MISSION DISTRICT Old West 1879 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391489602790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MISSION MIRROR, San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1879 Printed in the masthead is: "The only Paper Wholly Printed and Published at the Mission, a Locality Containing 20,000 Inhabitants." This would be the famous Mission Delores, still located on 16th St. (see photos & the hyperlink). Page 2 has a political notice supporting: "For president in 1880, Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois". Four pages, some margin wear with minimal text loss, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 21, 2016 14:00

$34.00
145358

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California San Fran. Bay OLD WEST 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391486215844

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 13, 1871 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California. Minor irregularity at the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends July 17, 2016 13:55

$32.00
144857

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1869 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371644130021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, January 8, 1869 * Wild Old West * Rare title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2016 05:22

$28.00
144778

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California Old West Uncommon 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470490893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAKLAND DAILY TIMES, California, Oct. 4, 1881 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title Inside has: "Outlawry In Missouri" "Yesterday's Fight Near Soda Springs" and much more. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 30, 2016 06:38

$32.00
140937

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ben Wright Massacre 1873 San Francisco CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371546101068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CALL, San Francisco, California, May 14, 1873 * Modoc War ends - Lava Beds * Ben Wright Massacre * John Levine hanged The front page has an entire column taken up with a detailed account headed: "Ben Wright's Massacre" "A Narrative of the Affair by One Who Was Present". This was an affair with the Modoc Indians in 1852 which would eventually lead to a more widespread war between immigrants to Calif. and the Modoc Indians in 1873, known as the Modoc War (see hyperlink). More on the "Modoc War" on page 3. Also on the front page is: "Hanging A Woman" "The Execution of Susan Eberhart, at Princeton, Ga." The back page has an interesting report headed: "John Devine" "The Man Who is Con... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2016 12:43

$54.00
139761

Very Rare BAJA Lower CALIFORNIA Magdalena Bay Volume 1 1870 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371520013731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LOWER CALIFORNIAN, Magdalena, Lower California., Nov. 10, 1870 * Baja California * Very rare title Here is a volume I issue (number 2) of a very uncommon title (photo shows the nice masthead) from Lower California, more commonly known as Baja California. Content includes page 2 report under "The Expedition" which begins: "The Expedition fitted out for the expedition and colonization of the lands of Lower California Company...proceeded to Todos Santos...", with much more about the itinerary as well as various observations about the terrain, wildlife, etc. Other reports include: "Advantages To Settlers Which Lower California Offers" "Coast Survey Of Lower California" an... See More  

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Ends January 28, 2016 07:56

$470.00
139283

Rare Hotel del CORONADO San Diego County California 1892 Newspaper w/ BROADSIDE


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391343672212

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892 * Uncommon title * Hotel del Coronado fame A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing the Capitol." An 8 page issue with an interesting variety of news and many advertisements. But the most intriguing part of this issue is the little broadside "Mercury Leaflet" which is tucked inside, being a small sheet measuring 3 1/4 by 8 5/8 in, printed on one side only, and in excellent condition (see). Also with... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2016 07:31

$85.00
138898

Rare BAKERSFIELD Kern County Southern California OLD WEST 1875 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391334425397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Bakersfield, March 11, 1875 * Rare Old West title An uncommon & early title from this California town. Four pages, a wealth of ads, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends January 02, 2016 07:55

$48.00
137865

Very Rare OLD WEST Volume 1 SAN FRANCISCO CA California Gold Rush 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391311738878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PACIFIC NEWS, San Francisco, Dec. 22, 1849 * California Gold Rush - 49ers * Rare Old West title An extremely early newspaper from California, the vol. 1 number 52 issue, being only the fourth newspaper to print in all of California. And it was printed before California statehood. There were only four newspapers which printed in Calif. in the 1840's. This issue is dated from the midst of the '49ers gold rush' with the front page containing many advertisements relating to mining. Page 2 has a wealth of California-related content with: "A New Work Upon California" "Landed Estates in California" "Various Mineral Resources of the Country" "The Agriculture of California" "Trouble at the Mi... See More  

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Ends December 04, 2015 09:01

$475.00
136755

Rare YUBA CITY CA Sutter County Northern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391281897609

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, dated January 31, 1874 * Wild Old West * Rare title This is a very early California newspaper and has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. This is a complete 4 page issue with some stray period writing at the top margin, otherwise in nice condition. See photos for details.

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:22

$40.00
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