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178290

HENRY MORTON STANLEY Heart of African Nile Exploration w/ MAP 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916567981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1876 * Henry Morton Stanley * Africa exploration w/ map Page 2 is consumed by a very large map and descriptive text on Stanley's exploration of Africa, the map headed: "THE SOURCES OF THE NILE. New Map Showing Stanley's Explorations..." plus the first column has heads: "STANLEY" "His Last Letter form the Heart of Africa" "Inhospitable Natives" Thwarted in His Plans by the Kishakka" "Paralyzed By Famine" and more. This article takes the vast majority of the page. Another page has most of a column on "The Indian War". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:29

$55.00
178288

WALT WHITMAN "Old Salt Kossabone" Very First 1st Appearance POEM 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392641621225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 23, 1888 * Walt Whitman's "Old Salt Kossabone" - 1st appearance Near the bottom of page 6 is the printing of a poem: "Old Salt Kossabone" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Twelve pages, some margin tears, toned at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:25

$125.00
160451

Rare MAXFIELD PARRISH Harper's Weekly Christmas Plum Pudding PRINT1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962779422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS, Dec. 14, 1895 * Maxfield Parrish * Christmas Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact. Although the prints within pale in comparison, they include a full pg: "The Christmas Season in the Shopping District."; a 1/4 pg. portrait: "Madame Calve as Anita in 'La Navarraise'."; full pg: "Buying Christmas Presents." 2/3 pg. illus: "Maternity."; full pg: "Je Vous Salue, Marie (Hail Mary)."; doublepg. centerfold: "An Unwelcome Toast... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2020 10:13

$192.00
178230

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640046951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print Although there are several Christmas-themed print, perhaps the best is the large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace. Small binding holes at the central fold. And equally as nice, and also by Thomas Nast, is the three-quarter page in the "Supplement" captioned: "Seeing Santa Claus" showing a young boy watching Santa Claus about to come down the chimney. This is a rather famous print. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, nice condition. The Santa Claus print in ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:16

$160.00
178229

CHRISTMAS Theme Thomas Nast Prints w/ SANTA CLAUS 1886 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915329423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 25, 1886 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture. Other prints in this issue include a full page on: "The Thought Reader of Angels" by Bret Harte; a fullpage: "Christmas Eve--The Cousins" showing a woman on a snowy evening; a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Santa Claus Can't Say that I've Forgotten Anything" showing a young girl standing by the fireplace; a full page: "Tobogganing in New Y... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:15

$200.00
178226

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Electrical Electricity Exhibition PRINTS 1884 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640044466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 18, 1884 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electrical exhibition See the photo for the very nice front page article with one of two illustrations, captioned: "The Edison Electrical Darky" being an electrical lantern worn by an African-American handing out pamphlets at the Edison exhibit at the Exhibition. The other print is captioned: "The Philadelphia Electrical Exhibition--The Edison Exhibit". There is more on an inside page. Additional articles, illustrations and advertisements are with. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:14

$55.00
178201

OPERA DE NICE France Concert House Theatre Theater FIRE Disaster 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392638681275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, March 25, 1881 * Nice, France fire disaster * Opera de Nice theatre The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BURNED ALIVE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Opera de Nice fire disaster in France. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends February 14, 2020 15:11

$33.00
178167

SALT LAKE TABERNACLE City Mormons Temple Square Construction PRINT 1867 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392637454843

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1867 * The Great Mormon Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah Inside features a nearly half page captioned: "The Great Mormon Tabernacle At Salt Lake" with a related article of the same title. The print shows the famous Temple in the early stages of construction. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:14

$87.00
177996

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372903799382

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Senate Ready to Proceed with the President's Trial" "Two Additional Articles Adopted by the House" "The President Arraigned for Speaking Disrespectfully of Congress". (see) Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:57

$33.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177986

SEWARD'S FOLLY Purchase of ALASKA Russian-America William Seward 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, June 21, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia The top of page ten has: "Washington" "Proclamation by the President--Ratification of the Treaty With Russia" which formalized the controversial purchase of Alaska. The proclamation states in part: "Whereas, The Treaty between the United States...and His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias...is word for word as follows: 'This treaty has already been published, and cedes to the United States, immediately upon the exchange of ratifications, all of the Russian American possessions. In consideration of which the United States are to pay Russia, within ten months, seven million two hundred thousand dollars in gold....Now the... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$176.00
177966

Uncommon 19th Century DANVILLE Vermillion County ILLINOIS 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372897567712

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 16, 1880 * Uncommon title This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends January 31, 2020 13:12

$30.00
177927

LIZZIE BORDEN Fall River Massachusetts Hatchet Murders TRIAL End 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392615249007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., June 16, 1893 * Lizzie Borden murder trial * Fall River, Massachusetts * Woman hatchet killings Page 4 has an article with coverage on the Lizzie Borden murder case with heading: "The Morning Session" "Lawyer Jennings Opens the Case for the Defense" Lengthy text takes up almost 4 full columns. Eight pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 30, 2020 15:06

$52.00
177826

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
177825

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic (1st report) * Ocean Steamer - North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this infamous marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. See the photos for portions of the report. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:17

$61.00
178313

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372917980985

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 14:20

$29.99
178308

MASONIC Freemasons Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Bldg. DEDICATION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372917913122

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 25, 1867 * Grand Lodge of Massachusetts dedication * Masonic - Masons - Freemasons The top of the back page has one column headings that include: "MASONIC" "Dedication of the Masonic Temple at Boston" "An Immense and Imposing Procession" and more. Text text up more than 3 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 12:36

$29.99
178305

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392642651208

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas The full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus. The other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hanging on a jolly Santa Claus. Other prints in this issue as well, some shown in the photos. Sixteen pages, some foxing and toning, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 09:18

$274.99
178304

SANTA CLAUS Christmas X-Mas Thomas Nast PRINTS 1878 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392642644534

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1878 * 2 Thomas Nast prints * Santa Claus - Christmas The full ftpg. is taken up with: "The New Comer--A Sketch in the Depot of an Importer of Animals" by famed artist F.S. Church. There are two very nice Thomas Nast Christmas prints, one a great doublepage centerfold captioned: "Here We Are Again" by Thomas Nast, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with toys, next to a fireplace. "Father Time" is there as well. The other Nast Christmas print is: "A Christmas Sketch--Five O'Clock in the Morning" showing two young, very excited girls anticipating Christmas morning. Many other prints as well. The complete issue, very small binding holes at the center fold, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 09:14

$174.99
178303

THOMAS NAST Christmas Santa Claus Route PRINT Harper's Weekly 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392642640452

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 19, 1885 * Thomas Nast * Christmas Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the great Thomas Nast double page print: 'Santa Claus's Route' showing two children marking out his route from the North Pole. Very displayable. Other prints as well, several shown in the photos. The complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 09:10

$129.99
178302

Early CHRISTMAS Children w/ Toys Color PRINT World War I Era 1914 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392642633256

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S, New York, Dec. 17, 1914 A terrific color cover showing two children in bed with toys, etc. A perfect display item for Christmas. With the color back cover as well. Complete issue, great condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 08:59

$44.99
178300

MAXFIELD PARRISH & Frederick Stuart Church CHRISTMAS Prints 1897 Harper's Weekly


eBay Auction Item # 372917600138

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY - CHRISTMAS, New York, December 18, 1897 Quite rare to find this issue with the desirable Maxfield Parrish outer wrapper still present. The full front page is a nice print: "Santa Claus's Return Home." by the famed artist W. A. Rogers, showing a full-figure Santa Claus with various elves. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Christmas Hymn."; a full pg:"Christmas Carnival on the Ice, Amsterdam."; a full page color print: "I've Kept My Ears Open to all Your Doings" plus other Christmas-themed prints. Of special interest is the Supplement which includes a duo-tone doublepage centerfold: "A Christmas Welsh Rabbit" by famed artist F. S. Church. Complete in 40 pages, an old mend to the margin on the reverse of t... See More  

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Ends January 24, 2020 08:52

$159.99
178298

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372917561380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader Page 5 has various reporting on the recent death of Confederate General Robert E. Lee under the heading: "The Late Robert E. Lee" Text takes up over a full column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 08:01

$57.99
177772

THOMAS EDISON Dynamo Electrical Machine Steam Generator PRINTS 1881 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889082297

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1881 * Inventor Thomas Alva Edison * Dynamo electric generator machine The front page features an article: "Edison's New Dynamo-Electric Machine" with a half-page illustration of it, plus a quarter page illustration of :"The Edison Lamp". Inside has a wealth of other inventions, improvements & general mechanical & electrical creations. Sixteen pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:26

$65.00
177758

KKK Ku Klux Klan Activity in Wayne & Clinton County KENTUCKY 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392603697243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1873 The bottom of the front page has an article headed: "KuKlux In Kentucky" See image for text here. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:52

$30.00
177757

WAYNE COUNTY Seat WAR Centerville & Richmond Indiana 1873 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372888105580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1873 * Wayne County Seat War * Centerville & Richmond Indiana The front page has an article headed: "Mob Law In Indiana" with subhead. See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:51

$38.00
178217

EARLY BOXING Bare-Knuckle Fighting for 176 Rounds in New Orleans 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372914907758

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867 * Early boxing with several rounds (176) * Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 09:08

$29.99
178216

RACE RIOT Blacks & Police at Richmond VA Virginia Post Civil War 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392639717823

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1867 * Race riot in Richmond, Virginia * African Americans & police clash * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a report headed: "RICHMOND" "Collision Between [Blacks] and Police" "Intense Excitement Among the Colored People" and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 08:51

$29.99
178215

FAMINE Sufferings Despair in State SOUTH CAROLINA Post Civil War 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372914863496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 4, 1867 * Famine & despair in South Carolina * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "Suffering In South Carolina" "Famine Among The People" and more with several letters for various regions of the State. Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 08:45

$29.99
178214

Ghosts Phenomena Apparitions HAUNTED HOUSE in Zanesville Ohio ? 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392639706112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1867 * Haunted house in Zanesville, Ohio ? * Ghosts - spectres - apparitions * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "A New Sensation" "Haunted House at Zanesville--Strange Noises in a Parsonage" Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 08:38

$29.99
178213

JEFFERSON DAVIS President of the Confederacy Released on Bail 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392639693553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis approved for bail * President of the Confederate States * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a lengthy report headed: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "The State Prisoner Before the Circuit Court at Richmond" "The Court Fixes His Bail at $100,000" and more. (see) Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 08:24

$29.99
178212

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player Irvington New Jersey Jews 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372914845209

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for Irvington * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has reporting on two baseball games with box scores, one showing "Pike" playing for the Irvington team from New Jersey. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 08:18

$29.99
178211

ROXBURY NEIGHBORHOOD Annexation to City of Boston 1867 Reconstruction Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392639680199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1867 * Neighborhood of Roxbury * Annexation to city of Boston Page 7 has a brief report headed: "Annexation Of Roxbury To Boston" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2020 08:08

$29.99
178189

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392638491300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 24, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth & Mark Gray * Attempted assassination (1st report) * Early Arizona mining discoveries Page 4 has an article headed: "'A CRAZY CRITIC" "Edwin Booth Narrowly Escapes Assassination" "Two Shot Fired at the Distinguished Actor" and more on the brother of John Wilkes Booth. Page 3 has: "Some Recent Discoveries in Arizona" which notes: "...but it remains for an Eastern journal to describe the greatest mining district ever discovered in America--the Tombstone. Situated about 70 miles south of Tucson...no mills working yet...the Tombstone District presents to the miner the realization of his brightest dreams...". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2020 12:13

$37.99
178184

Early Rare BASEBALL League Championship Scene PRINT 1885 Illustrated Newspaperr


eBay Auction Item # 392638467436

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 10, 1885 * Early baseball print The full ftpg. has 2 prints on: "Canada - The Anti-Vaccination Riots at Montreal...". The prime print inside would be the very nice halfpg. captioned: "Illinois - The Struggle for the Baseball Championship - The Third & Deciding Game Between the Chicago and New York Clubs..." which shows an action scene on the ball field. Also within: "Georgia - Robert Toombs" and a nice doublepg. centerfold being a montage of 4 prints on: "Pennsylvania - Improving the Navigation of the Ohio River - Completion of the Great Work...at Davis Island Dam, Pittsburgh". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2020 11:47

$169.99
178172

Very Rare MARION Grant County INDIANA Midwest 1871 Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Auction Item # 392638307421

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MISSISSINEWA MONITOR, Marion, Indiana, June 28, 1871 * Rare Midwestern title * Grant County A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues and all were recently purchased by us. Eight pages, wear at some folds includes some perforation & a small hold at a fold juncture, minor margin wear.

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Ends January 21, 2020 08:21

$49.99
178171

1st ELECTRIC TOY TRAIN Carlisle & Finch & Winton Automobile ADS 1898 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 392638302234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 * 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch * 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements. First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very first electric toy train. They first appeared in 1897 making this a very early advertisement. The ad measures a bit less than 1 by 2 1/2 inches. Secondly, the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the first appearance, which... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2020 08:17

$59.99
177726

BELMONT STAKES 1st Ever Thoroughbred HORSE RACING Race 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980901

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 20, 1867 * Belmont Stakes - Jerome Park Racetrack Page 10 contains a seemingly innocuous report but which has great significance in the sport of horse racing: the very first running of the Belmont Stakes. The column heads include: "THE TURF" "The Summer Meeting of the American Jockey Club" "The Jerome Park Races" "Four Fine Races" "Luxemburg, Ruthless, Cleopatra and Virgli the Winners" and more. Within the text, which takes nearly 3 columns, is a subhead: "The Second Race" which begins: "The Belmont stakes, for 3 year olds, one mile and five furlongs...." with a list of the horses, then a review of the race with Ruthless the winner. The text ends with: "...it will rank as one of the best races t... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:13

$73.00
177725

African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE I Presume Henry Morton Stanley 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1872 * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Page 5 has a nearly full column report "Livingstone's Rescue" with subheads "Herald Special Report from London" "Rejoicing and Excitement in England Over the News" "The Herald's Despatches Republished in Full" and more. Page 6 has a nearly full column report: "The Herald and Dr. Livingstone" with subhead: "Comments of the Press on the Latest Despatches". Within the report is the famous quote printed not once but twice: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?", one follows with "He, smiling, answered 'Yes' ". Complete in ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:10

$138.00
178137

Rare WEST POINT MS Clay County Mississippi Post Civil War 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392637082388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEST POINT HERALD, West Point, Mississippi, June 19, 1869 * Rare title * Clay County Apparently a very uncommon title from shortly after the Civil War as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) does not even list this title. This is the vol. 1 number 34 issue. Four pages, just slightly irregular at the spine margin, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 08:25

$49.99
177700

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer MURDER CASTLE Trial Start 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596743322

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial begins * Chicago murder castle The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "THE TRIAL OF HOLMES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the start of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:35

$68.00
177687

Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392596700651

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 2, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match A terrific issue on the famed boxer John Heenan, as the entire front page is taken up with a print of him captioned: "John C. Heenan, The Champion of the World". The print was taken from a photo of him of May 3, 1860 in England, shortly after his famous match between himself and Tom Sayers. Inside has a full page taken up with content concerning Heenan & his bout with Sayers, including two lengthy letters signed by him: John C. Heenan. Sixteen pages, lightly toned, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:09

$177.00
177643

Rare BAKERSFIELD Southern California OLD WEST Circus Mollie Brown 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595221706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, Oct. 15, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Large circus advertisement A very early newspaper from this city at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well. Page 2 has a very nice circus advertisement which features Mollie Brown, bareback somersault rider. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:28

$45.00
177638

Rare DUBLIN Jackson Twp. Wayne County INDIANA Universalist Church 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595206511

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CONVENTION REPORTER, Dublin, Indiana, July 1, 1888 * Very rare title * Wayne County An extremely uncommon title (first we have encountered) with has in the masthead: "Devoted to the Interests of the Universalist Church of Indiana." The front page has a long, broadside-like ad for "The Universalist Convention of Indiana..." with much detail. Page 2 has an ad with an illustration of the: "Clinton Liberal Institute" & the bkpg. has a large ad & photo of: "Lombard University, Galesburg, Illinois" Four pages, minor fold wear, minor loss at the spine margin.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:21

$74.00
177597

Rare 1902 WALL STREET BROADSIDE New York City Stocks FINANCIAL Markets Sheet


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372879565940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, April 1, 1902 * Rare stock market sheet from New York City "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests" as noted in the masthead, but rather than being the typical newspaper, this is the monthly broadside chart noting: 'Highest & Lowest Prices and Total Sales of Stocks at New York Stock Exchange for March, 1902." which measures 23 by 25 1/2 inches. The back side is blank. Printed on very high quality paper so not the least bit pulpish. A great display item for any stock broker or investor.

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Ends January 17, 2020 15:09

$49.00
177520

GRAMOPHONE Phonograph Emile Berliner Disk Record Invention 1896 Magazine PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372875019260

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 16, 1896 * Gramophone - phonograph * Emile Berliner * Disk Record The entire front page is taken up with 9 images concerning: "The Gramophone--The New Talking Machine". Inside has a descriptive article on: "The Gramophone" which takes nearly half a page. Elsewhere in the issue is an article on "The Olympic Games" and a print showing: "Athens--Scene in the Stadium at the Revival of the Olympic Games". Also a curious article & photo of: "Dog Power As an Auxiliary in Wheeling". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:24

$78.00
177503

AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN WAR German Confederation vs. Austria BEGINS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586490026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NW YORK TRIBUNE, July 3, 1866 *Austro-Prussian War begins The front page has one column headings that include: "WAR !" "The War Actually Begun" and more with large map. (see) Nice for display. Eight pages, uncut, never bound, some creasing at the folds, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:15

$34.00
177462

GRINNELL IA Iowa College & Town Destroyed by TORNADO Disaster 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586183236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 19, 1882 * Grinnell IA Iowa * Tornado disaster (1st report) The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Tornado's Track" "Grinnell, Io., Leveled to the Ground by the Winds" and more. (see) Text takes up two full columns, all on the front page. First report coverage on the tornado disaster at Grinnell, Iowa. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:08

$34.00
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H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer PITEZEL MURDERS 1895 Philadelphia Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372874797405

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Benjamin Pitezel murders * America's 1st serial killer The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PROBING HOLMES' CRIMES" "Chicago Now The Chief Centre Of Public Interest" "Statements Of Pat Quinlan" and more with illustration of Quinlan. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Other news of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good condition.

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Ends January 13, 2020 10:07

$52.00
177368

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872129349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to Overthrow the Radicals" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, foxing to an upper quadrant, generally good.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$29.00
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