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148028

MORMONS Latter Day Saints Montrose IA Iowa EMIGRATION Westward 1846 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391575754707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, Feb. 28, 1846 * Mormons - Mormonism * Montrose, Iowa Front page illustrations in pre-Civil War newspapers are quite uncommon, but here is one showing; "The Wonderful Performances of Sands and Children at the Park Theatre" with much text on the acrobat in the caption. Also on the ftpg: "Coast Piracies--The Barnegat Pirates" & "Who Is to be the Next President?" Page 3 has: "The Mormons" concerning thoughts of them moving west, beginning: "...from 1000 to 1500 Mormons are encamped at Montrose, Iowa, preparatory to marching westward. Some doubt is thrown over their destination, and many believe that they will not go to Oregon or California but stop after proceedi... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2016 15:48

$43.00
147971

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH "The Little Chapel That Stood" Manhattan PRINT 1834 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747152282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 18, 1834 The top of the front page has a nice illustration of "St. Paul's Church, New York", which is the oldest surviving church building in Manhattan. Known as 'The Little Chapel That Stood' with its survival during the September 11 attack, as the World Trade Center was less than 100 yards away (see hyperlink for much more). George Washington worshiped here on the day of his inauguration in 1789. The lengthy caption of the print tells of its construction, is descriptive of its architecture, etc. Four pages, the lower right corner is torn away but not remotely close to the noted content. Otherwise rather nice.

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Ends October 26, 2016 15:37

$33.00
147821

SS GREAT EASTERN Comes to America 1st TRANSATLANTIC Voyage Ends 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568179696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, June 29, 1860 * SS Great Eastern - Leviathan ship * 1st Transatlantic voyage to America arrival The top of the front page has: "The Great Eastern In Port" "Her Time from the Needles to Sandy Hook" "The Engines Never Stopped, & Over 300 Miles Made in a Day" "Her First Reception In America" "Log of the 'Big Ship' ". The Great Eastern was by far the largest ship in her time (see hyperlink). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:42

$34.00
147820

President MARTIN VAN BUREN State of the Union Address 1839 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568178925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY REGISTER, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Dec. 14, 1840 * President Martin Van Buren * State of the Union Address Most of the front page & page 2 are taken up with the: "MESSAGE From the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress", signed by him in type: M. Van Buren. This was his annual state-of-the-union address. Four pages light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:41

$32.00
147635

Early SEA SERPENT Atlantic Coastal SIGHTINGS 1819 Baltimore Maryland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737838300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1819 * Sea Serpent sightings The back page has a brief item headed: "Sea Serpent!' reading: "We have a fresh report about this supposed animal on the eastern coasts of the United States. 'Seeing is believing; but feeling has no fellow' -- Catch him!" Also on item on the: "Separation of Maine" which would become a separate state within a year. An early item on Texas as well. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inches, very minor damp staining, nice condition. This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-... See More  

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:09

$24.00
147633

QUARANTINE HOSPITAL Burning & African Slave Ship ECHO Negroes 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391562707092

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858 The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unsheltered Sick" and more. Page 4 includes: "Later From Utah--Movements of Troops--The Utah Election--Everything Quiet" as well as a brief item on: "The Slaver Echo", noting: "...that the Africans be retained by the U.S. Marshal & that they are not subject to the laws of South Carolina." (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 15, 2016 15:06

$47.00
147589

YELLOWSTONE EXPEDITION Frontier Missouri River Western Expansion 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561439177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 29, 1818 The middle of the front page has an interesting article: "Of The Yellow Stone Expedition" "Extract of a Letter dated Martin Cantonment, 380 Miles up the Missouri River...from an Officer of the Yellow Stone River Expedition to a Gentleman in St. Louis". The letter has some fascinating first-hand reporting on this early expedition to the West. See this hyperlink for more on this expedition. Four pages, some margin wear & a bit irregular at the right margin, scattered foxing.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:16

$39.00
147588

President JOHN TYLER State of the Union Address 1843 Windsor Vermont Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737074707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, Dec. 13, 1843 * President John Tyler * State of the Union Address Taking much of pages 2 & 3 is the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address to the nation, signed by him in type: John Tyler. [historical tidbit: two of John Tyler's grandsons are still living--see hyperlink] Four pages, two small mends distract from the readability of some words, rejoined at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:15

$34.00
147587

Rare SOUTHERN SLAVES AUCTION Inhumanity Barbarity Eyewitness Rpt. 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561436365

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 2, 1855 * Southern slave auction eyewitness account * Barbarism & cruelty of the event told The front page contains an incredibly graphic eye-witness account of a slave auction by one totally unfamiliar to such a scene. His comments are both objective & horrific as he relays what he sees. Datelined at New Orleans, he notes near the beginning: "I have just returned from a;... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:13

$470.00
147584

MARIA MONK Sexual Abuse of Nuns & Infantcide in Montreal FRAUD ? 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391561432543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1836 Page 3 has an interesting article with small heading: "Maria Monk's Awful Disclosures". For the background on this I will refer you to our item 629961, a issue of an unusual publication: "The Downfall of Babylon". One of the more sensational stories exploited in later issues of this newspaper was " The Awful Disclosures of Maria Monk", a story of a nun which revealed that the nunnery at the Hotel Dieu in Montreal was little more than a harem for the use of the local priesthood. Maria Monk's story was filled with sensational detail of secret entrances, underground tunnels, prisons & even a mass grave for the babies born of illicit li... See More  

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:09

$47.00
147583

DUNSINANE HILL Collace Scotland Macbeth's Castle Vault Discovery 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371737070149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 10, 1820 Page 3 has a curious article headed: "Macbeth's Castle" which reports the accidental discovery of a vault at Dunsinane Castle containing a large meteoric stone and two bronze tablets. (see). Some foxing in unrelated reports. Also: "Island Of Cuba - The Erection of the Constitutional Stone" Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 14, 2016 15:08

$29.00
147493

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732453054

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the recent death of President James K. Polk, with inside pg. articles: "Death of Ex-_resident Polk" "The Cabinet Is The President" "A Stab at the Illustrious Dead". Nice to have this report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:41

$47.00
147491

ROBERT BROWNING English Victorian Poet & Playwright DEATH 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732451940

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SALEM EVENING NEWS, Massachusetts, Dec. 13, 1889 * Robert Browning death (1st report) * English poet & playwright The back page has a small but notable report in the world of literature: "Robert Browning Dead" "The Great Poet and Lesser Lights Which Have Passed Away" (see). Four pages, browned at the margins, some archival mends to inside margins. This is fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends October 09, 2016 14:39

$30.00
147487

NOAH WEBSTER American Lexicographer & Dictionary Pioneer DEATH 1843 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371732446447

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK OBSERVER, June 3, 1843 * Noah Webster death * American lexicographer * Dictionary pioneer Page 3 has a report headed: "Death of Noah Webster" taking one-third of a column (see). Also: "New York Observer--Slavery" "An Expedition to Liberia" "The Gospel for the West". 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 October 09, 2016 14:32

$28.00
147339

HENRY SCHOOLCRAFT Midwest Geography Survey 1821 Richmond Virginia Va Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729956010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, Aug. 10, 1821 * Early slave advertisements * From the future confederate capital Page 2 has: "Intelligence From the West" which is a terrific & very descriptive letter datelined "Fort Wayne" and introduced as: "...a very interesting letter from Henry R. Schoolcraft...now traversing the immense region lying between Detroit and the Mississippi, south of his former route...". The letter takes close to 2 columns and is a great peace on early Western exploration (see for portions). Schoolcraft was a noted geographer & ethnologist (see hyperlink). Four pages, two very small archival mends, very nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:13

$53.00
147337

SEMINOLES WARS Florida Indians Battles 1836 Old Philadelphia PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371729954702

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, May 26, 1836 The front page has: "Latest From Florida--A Battle With the Indians" with a subhead: "The Indians Near Tallahassee" and "From the Far West". Page 2 has more with: "Further Particulars of the Battle With The Indians" Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2016 15:11

$27.00
147278

JUDY GARLAND Wizard of Oz Actress & Singer 1st Mention 1935 New York Times News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371724498730

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1935 * Actress & singer Judy Garland * Wizard of Oz movie fame This is an interesting newspaper for any Judy Garland collector, as this is the very first appearance of her name (as Judy Garland) in the prestigious New York Times. Page 20 has a daily list of "Today On the Radio" and among the hundreds of listings is: "9:30 WEAF--Young Orchestra; Play--The Valiant, With Wallace Beery; Patsy Kelly, Commedienne; Allen Jones, Judy Garland, Songs; Bill Tilden; Sigmund Spaeth" being a very inconspicuous report. This was four years before she would find stardom in "The Wizard of Oz." Other news, sports and and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag editi... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2016 15:49

$60.00
147217

Best ABRAHAM LINCOLN First Presidential Election 1860 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391546506980

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., November 10, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln's 1st election * From the Nation's capital (best) * The definitive report This is the tri-weekly edition of this famous newspaper, which is perhaps the best newspaper to have with news on any Presidential election, being from the nation's capital. Page 3 has a report headed: "Result of the Presidential Election" which gives the definitive report that Lincoln has formally won the election, noting that: "The whole number of Electors of President and Vice President of the United States...is 303, or whom 152 are a majority. The states, being sufficient to elect, which have decided that their electoral votes shall ... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2016 09:27

$370.00
147105

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever Mining Mines Miners Diggings Discovery 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541587291

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848 * California Gold Rush California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the years, such as this one. A bottom corner of the front page has: "Gold Mines of California" noting: "These mines are represented as very productive & of immense value...making rapid fortunes by gathering gold..." and a bit more (see). Page 2 has: "Guano Versus Gold" which includes: "...several vessels are up for California...rumors are rife of the forming of companies of young men...for gold-hunting expeditions to this new El Dorado. We advise all persons inoculated with the mania...and see a specimen of Californian gold...accounts o... See More  

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:23

$84.00
147104

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR Pre Battle of Buena Vista U.S. Army 1847 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391541586704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 1, 1847 * Pre Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 2 has much good content on the Mexican War with column heads: "Important From the Army" "Victoria Taken by Col. Kinney--Rumors of a Battle at Saltillo--Col. May Attacked & his Rear Guard Taken Prisoners..." "Mexican View of the War" "Gen. Taylor & his Enemies--Payne of Alabama--Corwin's Speech..." "War Movements". Four pages, small piece from the spine does not affect mentioned content, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 23, 2016 07:22

$37.00
146948

(5) 1877-1890 HOSTETTER'S ALMANACS Farmers Miners etc. Pittsburgh Pennsylvania


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391534713646

A set of five of "Hostetter's Illustrated United States Almanac" printed in Pittsburgh, Pa., years being 1877, 1885, 1886 (2 of this year), & 1890. All are complete almanacs, 36 pages, several illustrations within, still in original green, decorative wrappers. Very nice condition.

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Ends September 15, 2016 15:27

$27.00
146892

HEADING TO WASHINGTON D.C. President-Elect ABRAHAM LINCOLN Travel 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533752048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 27, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln's journey to his inauguration An entire front page column is taken up with text on Lincoln as his makes his was from Illinois to Washington, D.C. for his inauguration, headed: "Mr. Lincoln In New Jersey". It includes his address to the State at Trenton, plus some text on his speech at Independence Hall in Phila., and text on his arrival at Harrisburg, Pa. Pages 4 & 5 have more on Lincoln and his journey to the nation's capital including mention that he: "...went through unknown to Baltimore & Washington reaching the latter place at 6 a.m....Fears of trouble at Baltimore, if not of assassination, were the cause..."... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 14:58

$48.00
146794

1st FIRST SEMINOLE WAR Florida Indians Edward P. Gaines Letter 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391525515971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Feb. 13, 1818 * General Edward P. Gaines * First Seminole War Page 2 has some nice details on the Seminole Wars featuring a letter signed in type by: Edmund Gaines and dated at Hartford, Georgia, Jan. 23, 1818 (see for portions). Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:38

$29.00
146793

BUSHROD WASHINGTON George's Nephew Letter re. President Remains 1816 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702812990

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK EVENING POST, April 1, 1816 * Bushrod Washington letter request * George Washington's remains Page 2 contains a very notable letter signed in type by: Bushrod Washington, the nephew of George Washington, which is in response from the state of Virginia that the remains of George Washington be re-interred in Richmond. Bushrod ultimately does not permit it, citing the will of his uncle which requests that his remains be at Mount Vernon. (see) Four pages, minor fold wear, generally good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2016 14:20

$37.00
146769

SLAVE SHIP ECHO CAPTURED Slaver Congo Negroes Aboard USS Dolphin 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524749983

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 1, 1858 * Slave ship Echo captured * USS Dolphin Page 2 has over half a column concerning the capture of the slave ship Echo, with heads: "he Captured Slaver" and another article: "The Dolphin at Key West--Her Stern-Chase After a Slaver--The Capture--Condition of the Negroes--More Slavers Looked for in Cuba..." (see). Fine content on this famous slave ship. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:32

$57.00
146768

Early CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Pre 49ers Letter from the Fields 1848 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702157468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848 * California gold rush letter * Early - pre-49ers The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many persons have collected in one day, of the finest grade gold, from three to eight hundred dollars..." and more. A great letter from the early days of the California Gold Rush. Four pages, small folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:30

$64.00
146763

Early & Unknown ABRAHAM LINCOLN as Illinois Representative Vote 1848 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524740006

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 22, 1848 * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This issue contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representatives" which mention Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. report, at the very top of the 3rd column, notes: "MR. LINCOLN (being entitled to the floor) stated, i advance, that hsi object was to make a speech on the general subject of internal improvements..." with much more. In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States House of Representatives and won. While in Washington he became known for his opposition to the Mexican War and to slavery. He served only one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849, so Congressional reports with mention... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:19

$48.00
146762

Best JAMES K. POLK 11th President of U.S. Washington D.C. DEATH 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524738094

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849 * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pgs. are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: "Death of Ex-President Polk..." (see photos). Pg. 3 also has a letter "From California" concerning the Gold Rush & the success--or lack of it--among many there. Always nice to have a Presidential death report in a newspaper from the nation's capital. Four pages, some small tears at margins and some small archival mends, good condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:16

$52.00
146496

Very Rare NAPOLEON BONAPARTE French Occupation of Holland 1811 Dutch Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517907015

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5) * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language. In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, hence this newspaper being in two languages. This issue was published during his occupation. All of page3and half of page 4 is a document, signed in type by: Napoleon, concerning the annexing of Holland In all my years of collecting rare newspapers I have only encountered five such issues, one of which r... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:33

$765.00
146485

Rare 1847 MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR MAP General William Worth at Churubusco Mexico


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371695064248

MEXICAN WAR MAP A very unusual item, being a large-size, measuring 20 by 32 1/2 inches, map titled: "Map of Genl. Worth's Operations on the 20th of Aug. 1847" which shows the vicinity form San Antonio (Mexico) to Churubusco including some nice details. The inset in the lower right notes in part: "The two fronts of attack of the bridge head fort were bastioned fronts, proportioned as the books require. The 'Exterior side' of the south front has 75 yds. & the east from 100 yds..." with more (see). The paper upon which this map is printed is of heavier stock than normal and has an archival overlay on the back for added strength & protection. There was a tear which was archivally repaired and is almost unnoticeable. Still quite white and in very nice condition. We once had many of these map... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:13

$225.00
146483

NEW YORK CRYSTAL PALACE 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391517892293

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 20, 1853 An early issue of this still-publishing periodical. The ftpg. shows: "Iron Refining & Puddling Furnaces". Pg. 2 has lengthy text on "The Crystal Palace" in New York. Pg. 5 shows: "Brown's Improvement on Saw Mills". Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends August 26, 2016 15:11

$27.00
146378

THE STEAM PLOW Joseph Fawkes Agricultural Invention Testing 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391516025157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1859 * Joseph Fawkes & his steam plow Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Successful Trial Of Fawkes's Steam Plow" Text takes up 2 1/3 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:08

$28.00
146282

THE MISSOURI COMPROMISE Regulation of Slavery & Maine Statehood 1820 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391512087193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 11, 1820 * The Missouri Compromise * Slavery regulation * Maine statehood The top of the front page has an historic report headed: "Congressional Diary" with a subhead: "Missouri Bill" noting: "A message was received from the House that they concurred with the Senate in the amendments to the bill to admit Missouri into the Union", followed by: "Maine Bill" noting: "A Verbal alteration was made in the bill to admit Maine into the Union necessary to confirm to the existing state of things." Further down the ftpg. are details of this historic event, known now as the "Missouri Compromise", headed: "Missouri Bill" which begins: "A message from the Senate announ... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2016 14:53

$248.00
146218

ANDREW JACKSON Elected Presidential Election Win VOTES Counted 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371687867261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONNECTICUT OBSERVER, Hartford, Feb. 23, 1829 * President Andrew Jackson * Election win Page 3 has a nice account of the procedure involved in: "Counting Votes or President and Vice President" and which includes: "...I therefore declare, that Andrew Jackson is duly elected President of the United States for four years...and John C. Calhoun is duly elected Vice President for the same period." (see) Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:37

$36.00
146213

1811-12 NEW MADRID MO Missouri Intraplate Earthquakes 1812 Baltimore Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391511260453

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1812 Near the back is an early item concerning the disastrous New Madrid earthquake, before it was known as such. The report includes: "Several shocks by earthquakes have been felt in various parts of the southern and western states...It seems probable that some dreadful calamity may have been experienced in a distant part of the world--probably South America; judging from the violence of the sensations felt in different parts of the union..." with a bit more (see). See the hyperlink for more on the New Madrid earthquake. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2016 15:24

$29.00
145869

MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR re. Fall of Vera Cruz & Zachary Taylor 1847 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500175631

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1847 * Mexican-American War The front page has: "The Army" "Late from the City of Mexico" which references the fall of Vera Cruz. Also: "Intelligence From California" which has a wealth of content taking almost a full column (early for California news). More news concerning the Mexican War on inside pages including: "Gen. Taylor--Mexican Banditti" which is signed in type: Z. Taylor. Four pages, small piece from a blank margins, good condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:40

$37.00
145868

BATTLE OF CERRO GORDO Winfield Scott Victory Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371674456543

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 11, 1847 * Mexican-American War * Battle of Cerro Gordo * Winfield Scott vs. Santa Anna Some great front page content on the Mexican War including: "Dispatch From General Scott - Official Account of the Battle of Cerro Gordo" which takes most of a column & is signed in type: Winfield Scott. Also: "Kearney and Stockton" "Mexico - Addresses of Anaya and Santa Anna!" the latter signed in type: Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Four pages, some archival mends near margins inside, good condition.

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:37

$39.00
145863

JEWISH CITY CREATION Jews Grand Island Niagara River New York 1825 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500170486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.24, 1825 * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Grand Island, N.Y. took place on the 14th instant, and Mr. Noah, editor of the New York National Advocate, governor and judge of Israel, has issued a proclamation which for the ridiculous, may be compared with that of a certain general to the 'men of New York', during the late war. We have not time to notice it further at present." This was the project of newspaper publisher Mordecai Manuel Noah, who is credited with being the first Je... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:30

$84.00
145765

BRODERICK-TERRY DUEL Lake Merced California over SLAVERY Question 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495768030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 13, 1859 * Broderick-Terry duel * David C. & David S. * Last notable American duel Page 6 has a lengthy article headed: "THE BRODERICK DUEL" "The Cause--The Challenge" "Full Particulars of the Shooting" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:40

$39.00
145760

SOUTHERN SECESSION ? Pre Civil War South Carolina Tensions 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495762858

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 29, 1860 * Pre civil war tensions * Secession talks throughout the South * Abraham Lincoln as president-elect Among the one column headlines on the tensions building in the South prior to the Civil War are: "Fort Moultrie and Castle Pinckney in Possession of South Carolina Troops" "The Charleston Custom House, Post Office and Arsenal Occupied by the Seceders" "The Action of Major Anderson Condemned" "Rejoicing Over the Warlike Attitude of South Carolina" and more. Twelve pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:28

$30.00
145759

Early BALLOONING Pioneer Aerial Navigation John Wise Letter 1859 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669668761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 12, 1859 * Early ballooning * John Wise letter Page 5 has a letter headed: "Systematic Ballooning" "Interesting Letter From Mr, John Wise" signed in type: John Wise. News of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2016 15:27

$23.00
145719

FORT SUMTER Charleston SC Diagram Pre Civil War Tensions CRISIS 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371669574100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 31, 1860 * Fort Sumter diagram * Charleston, South Carolina * Southern tensions The front page features a nice map headed: "THE CHARLESTON FORTIFICATIONS. Topographical Sketch of Fort Sumpter". The first column has related headlines including: "The Revolutionary Crisis" "Important From the South" "Special Message of the President on the Action of South Carolina" "Another John Brown Excitement in Virginia" "The Charleston Fortifications" and more. Eight pages, minor loss at the spine margin, loose at the spine, the back leaf is a bit disfigured.

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Ends July 29, 2016 13:59

$37.00
145717

CALLING CITIZENS TO VOTE Massachusetts District Elections 1802 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391495701066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 14, 1802 * Call to vote in Massachusetts * District elections Page 2 has a nice editorial concerning the coming election headed: "Electioneering" in which they make the time-honored appeal to the citizens to get out and vote, particularly for those supported by this newspaper: "...On Monday, the first of November, you are called on to exercise your constitutional rights. Let the hammer be silent and the plough at rest on that day--attend to that business on which all your labor eventually depend--support an Administration which lessens your taxes..." and more. The back page has a poem: "Description of Charlestown, Written the Day Before the Battle of B... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2016 13:55

$28.00
145622

Great NIAGARA FALLS Large Colorful Foldout PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391492047509

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 25, 1860 * Great Niagara Falls illustration Certainly the prime piece with this issue is the excellent, very large, and colorful foldout "Supplement" print captioned: "The Falls Of Niagara" which folds out to measure 23 1/2 by 34 1/2 inches. When this issue becomes available this beautiful print is typically missing, having been removed years ago. But not only is this print present, it is in relative nice condition. Due to its size it is often damaged when found, but this print is not. There are a few small & discrete "scuff" marks in the bottom portion of the print, not distracting. There is off-setting in the margins from having been folded wit... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:13

$195.00
145578

MARTIN VAN BUREN Democratic Party Presidential Nomination 1835 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491321764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1835 * Martin Van Buren * Presidential nomination Page 2 has: "Letter To Mr. Van Buren, Announcing His Nomination" being the letter from the president of the convention at Baltimore, plus: "Mr. Van Buren's Reply Accepting The Nomination", signed in type: M. Van Buren. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:46

$34.00
145574

1841 Newspaper President WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON Death w/ Black Mourning Borders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491318673

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER & DAILY COURIER, Philadelphia, April 8, 1841 * William Henry Harrison death Page 2 has a report: "The Solemnities Of Yesterday" "The Death of President Harrison". Includes the resolves passed by the committee to honor the death of President Harrison. All columns on pages 2 & 3 are black-bordered in honor of Harrison's death. Other news of the day with many ads. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:41

$55.00
145523

Rare RAVENNA Portage County OHIO w/ John Tyler Proclamation 1841 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371663427970

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WESTERN RESERVE CABINET, Ravenna, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1841 * Rare title Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" by the President concerning: "...sundry secret lodges, clubs, or associations exist on the Northern Frontier...members...are bound together by secret oaths...have collected fire-arms & other military materials..." (see). Signed in type: John Tyler. Four pages, wear at folds, some foxing & light damp staining.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:39

$43.00
145522

SOUTHERN SECESSION Movement & Pony Express 1860 Pre Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371663427278

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 29, 1860 * Southern Secession talks * The Pony Express Among the articles are: "The Secession Movement" which has a report from Columbia, S.C., "From California & Oregon" "From Charleston" "California Pony Express" and much more. Eight pages, minor margin tears & a few discrete archival mends, good condition.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:38

$32.00
145517

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391490513919

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855 * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2016 15:32

$38.00
145454

(2) RUNAWAY SLAVES w/ Descriptions Washington D.C. Advertisements 1839 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371662493220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, City of Washington, July 29, 1839 * Runaway slave advertisements A front page notice offers a $400 Reward for a runaway "negro man" and a "mulatto boy" with a description of each and details about the reward. (see) Page 2 has a even more interesting ad headed: "Five Hundred Dollars Reward" which has descriptions of 4 runaway slaves. (see) Unusual to have an ad such as this from out nation's capital. Other news and advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2016 13:55

$33.00
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