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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
158187

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909285337

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 24, 1873 * Old West title The front page has an interesting & rather progressive view of suicide titled: "Not Always Cowardice". Page 2 has news from: "Arizona" plus other local & national reports. A wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some loss at the margins, great condition. A very early newspaper from San Diego.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:28

$38.00
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
157850

Rare DOWNIEVILLE Sierra County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Rush Town 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372100123932

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, September 21, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining town * Sierra County Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the town's founder, a Scotsman who led an expedition of nine miners (7 African-Americans) up the Yuba River. Four pages, various local news & ads, light even toning, minor margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 08, 2017 14:28

$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
156946

Rare BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA Mono County Valley OLD WEST 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068000989

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 October 06, 2017 07:06

$94.00
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
155732

Rare WEAVERVILLE Trinity County CALIFORNIA Old West Mining Town 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019924376

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, Trinity County, California, Oct. 20, 1888 * Rare title A quite rare issue from this Northern California town. Founded in 1850, Weaverville is an historic California Gold Rush town. Nestled at the foot of the current Trinity Alps Wilderness Area, Weaverville was once home to approximately 2,000 Chinese gold miners and had its own Chinatown. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some margin tears and a few small archival mends within. Generally nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 13:24

$56.00
155039

Rare BENICIA CA Solano County California Old West S .F. Bay Area 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823362853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW ERA OF BENICIA, Solano County, California, Oct. 2, 1880 * Rare old West title This town was founded in 1847 in the San Francisco Bay area and was at one time the capital of California. Various news reports of the day & a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some tears at margins, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:16

$46.00
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
153089

Rare CHICO CA Butte County California Sacramento Valley 1880 OLD WEST Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHICO SEMI-WEEKLY ENTERPRISE, California, Sept. 17, 1880 * Rare Old West title This town was founded in 1860 at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley in Butte Country, Northern California. Contains a wide range of articles both local & national, plus a wealth of advertisements. Some of the ads are illustrated. Four pages, minor margin tears, a news agents' stamp in the masthead, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:36

$38.00
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
153079

Rare WOODLAND CA Yolo County California Original OLD WEST 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900076575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WOODLAND STANDARD, California, October 4, 1879 * Still publishing over 120 years later * Original Old West item * Uncommon title An interesting and quite uncommon newspaper from this town just 15 miles northwest of Sacramento. It was formerly known as Yolo City. Various news of the day, including many tidbits from the West as well as some literary items and a wealth of ads--many of which are illustrated. Light browning with some margin wear and tear, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:37

$39.00
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
151219

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391674505412

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. HELENA STAR, Napa County, California, September 9, 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, nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2017 15:40

$33.00
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
148978

Rare GOLD PROSPECTING San Francisco California 1884 Old West ARGONAUT Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371774463037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARGONAUT, San Francisco, California, Jan. 26, 1884 An interesting literary journal which began in 1877, the name coming from the local term for a gold prospector. Wikipedia notes that it was one of the most important publications in California & had a great deal of political influence. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 1/2 inches, minimal margin wear, good condition.

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Ends November 26, 2016 14:00

$26.00
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
147813

Rare ANTIOCH Contra Costa County CALIFORNIA Old West 1876 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742567331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ANTIOCH LEDGER, Contra Costa County, California, Jan. 8, 1876 * Rare Old West title This is one of the oldest communities in California having been founded in 1850. It is in the East Bay region of San Francisco Bay, formerly known as Smith's Landing and Marsh's Landing, in 1850 a plague infested the city and wiped out most of the population. Most of the front page is taken up with a great article on the greatness & future of California with first column heads: "Manifest Destiny Of California" "Candid and Practical View" "Phases Unparalleled In History" "Explorations on the Pacific Shores" "What Made California What It Is" "The Destiny of the Pacific States", concluded in a future issu... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:32

$67.00
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
147101

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541584444

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 (see hyperlink for more). 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 23, 2016 07:17

$86.00
146855

Rare GREENVILLE Plumas County Northern California OLD WEST 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710748994

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Greenville, California, Sept. 9, 1891 * Rare Old West title Rare title from this very small town in Northern Calif. with a current population of 1129. Filled with interesting, local news tidbits plus other content as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, blue pencil marks & a news agent's stamp in an upper corner, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:11

$48.00
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
143545

Rare LODI CALIFORNIA San Joaquin County Central Valley 1889 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391439944841

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, Dec. 13, 1889 * Rare old West title * San Joaquin County A city in the northern portion of California's Central Valley, now primarily a wine producing area ("Zinfandel capital of the world"). The front page has: "He Was From Deadwood - A Brooklyn Boy's Experience in the Black Hills" which takes three-quarters of a column. Also: "California Wealth". Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:26

$39.00
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
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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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