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164063

Rare PRESCOTT Pierce County WISCONSIN Post Civil War 1868 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049367728

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESCOTT JOURNAL, Wisconsin, November 27, 1868 * Uncommon title * Pierce County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements not long after the end of the Civil War. Four pages, irregular along the right margin but no text loss, otherwise nice

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:43

$33.00
164062

Rare CHARLEROI PA Washington County Southwestern Pennsylvania 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392049367097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLEROI MIRROR, Pennsylvania, April 27, 1895 * Uncommon title * Washington County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, some dirtiness and toning, a little wear along the margins and central fold, cutout at the bottom of the 2nd leaf (see), otherwise good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:42

$27.00
164061

Rare STAUNTON VA Independent City Virginia Post Civil War 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313061112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAUNTON SPECTATOR, Virginia, July 16, 1867 * Uncommon title * Washington County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, some creasing, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:41

$30.00
164060

Rare BRIDGETON NJ Cumberland County New Jersey Early 19th Century 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313060255

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WASHINGTON WHIG, Bridgeton, Western New Jersey, January 10, 1829 * Uncommon title * Cumberland County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, a little rubbing at the folds, light foxing, generally nice.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:40

$37.00
164047

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ENDS Spain Paris Peace Treaty Signed 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048635639

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY GAZETTE & BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, Dec. 13, 1898 * Spanish-American War ends * Peace treaty signed in Paris Page 4 has column heads at the top: "PEACE TREATY IS SIGNED" "Negotiations at Paris Concluded at Last" "A Scene For A Painter" "Signatures Attached to the Great Document" "Spaniards Are Much Cast Down" and further subheads (see). This was the historic treaty which ended the Spanish-American War. A significant issue for a collection of American war reports. Eight pages, bit close-trimmed at the bottom half of the right margin not affecting the noted content, lightly browned, irregular at the spine. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:14

$114.00
164044

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT Ball or Strike Harper's Weekly 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372312149059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 28, 1888 * Great baseball print The front page of this issue has one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, which shows a batter, catcher & umpire and is captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup. There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg: "View of Town & Country in Honduras'", a halfpg: '"Shipping Watermelons by Rail from Atlanta, Georgia" & fullpg: "Immigrants Waiting to be distributed in the Coal Regions of Penna." The Supplement issue has a great doublepage centerfold: "City of Rochester & Its Notable Buildings" and includes a great view of the city. More. Sixteen pages, bit of extremel... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:11

$229.00
164043

"THE SHIPWRCK" Painting Print Painter by J. M. W. Turner 1872 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048633864

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, Nov. 30, 1872 The featured content is the double-page foldout titled: "The Shipwreck", by J.M.W. Turner, which is very displayable. The actual painting is located at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is the first painting of Turner to be engraved. Other prints include: "Departure of the Dreadnought Hospital Ship..." with several regarding the voyage to China; "Le Dejeuner" "Native Traveling in India" "Prize Rabbits at the Crystal Palace Show" "A Chinese Peasant Family" "Unveiling The Statue of Sir Walter Scott in Central Park, New York, and a nice set of three images depicting "The Great Fire of Boston". Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:10

$37.00
164039

Rare 1882 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392048630469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, May 31, 1882 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "John Kelly Galvanizes the Corpse of Tammany." double-page centerfold: "Science, or Sport? A Modern Spectacle After an Old Model." back page: "British Detectives." Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:03

$27.00
163979

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1880 Old Newspaper w/ Wyatt Earp Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046806722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare Wyatt Earp mention This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. This rare issue was printed less than a year before this famous gunfight and is replete with advertisements with a distinctively Western theme. Has all ads on the front page, including: "The Arizona Corral", "The Palace Saloon" and "The Crystal Palace" among many others. Page 2 has a large ad for "Shaffer & Lord" described as the "Original Miners and Prospectors Store... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2018 15:05

$765.00
163939

BEAVER SPRINGS Township PA Snyder County 19th Century Pennsylvania1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046191110

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY HERALD, Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania, October 17, 1895 * Spring Township * Snyder County News of the day with some advertisements. Complete with all 4 pages, a few archival mends long the folds on the inside pages, a few small margin tears, light toning to upper left portion, generally in good condition.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:47

$30.00
163916

Rare SOMERSET PA Pennsylvania FIRE Disaster 18th Century 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046174098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SOMERSET HERALD, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1872 * Uncommon title * Fire disaster Much of the front page is taken up with reports concerning thos horrific fire which destroyed much of the town of Somerset in 1872, with column heads: "SOMERSET ! " The Great Fire of May 9, 1872" "A Detailed Description of the Disaster". Following this lengthy & very detailed report are: "Suffering Somerset!" "The Town In Ashes" "The Somerset Fire" "That Should Be Done" "To The Public" and more. More reports on the fire on page 2 as well. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:11

$38.00
163854

Rare FREDERIC REMINGTON Cheyenne Scouts in Oklahoma PRJNT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044734574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 * Rare Frederic Remington print Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific double page centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham's son); "Frederick D. Grant, U.S. Minister to Austria" (U.S. Grant's son); and other images. The Supplement has many prints of the city of Portland, Oregon. Complete in 20pages, never bound nor trimmed, some toning, the Remington centerfold is very nice as are the prints of Portland.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:09

$132.00
163767

GOINGSNAKE MASSACRE Tahlequah Oklahoma SHOOTOUT Cherokee Nat. 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303423300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1872 * Goingsnake massacre * Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma The front page has one column headings: "A WESTERN TRAGEDY" "Fight Between United States Marshals and Border Ruffians" "Court-House at Talaquah, Indian Territory, Held by Desperadoes" "Seven of the Officers Killed and Several Mortally Wounded" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:37

$67.00
163763

Rare Occultists Paranormal Magical Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303418963

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RELIGIO PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL, Chicago, October 23, 1875 A quite uncommon title which, as noted in the decorative masthead, is "Devoted To Spiritual Philosophy". This interesting newspaper was begun in 1865 by an association of dozens of the leading spiritualists of the day. Its masthead is a graphic depiction of the progressive, free-religious views of the association showing "Harmonial Philosophy" shedding its light on the Bible, Koran, Zend-Avesta and Shaster, surrounded by scenes of nineteenth-century progress (steamships, balloons, telescopes, factories, etc.). Files of this newspaper are held by the "International Assoc. for the Preservation of Spirtualists and Occult Periodicals". Eight... See More  

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:31

$30.00
163723

Very Rare 19th Century AMERICAN BASEBALL w/ Player Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302494326

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OFFICIAL RECORD, New York, July 13, 1886 * Very rare baseball periodical This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball. Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 reads: "Official Baseball Record". This issue has a terrific baseball-themed masthead, featuring two crossed bats (barrel handles with 3 painted stripes), a baseball, and a canvas base. This issue is replete with baseball news. The front page features an engraving of "William W. Hincken" with a ftpg. biographical sketch on him. The balance o... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:30

$239.00
163537

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034765555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son Near the bottom of the front page is a report from Chicago headed: "Death of 'Tad' Lincoln--His Mother Inconsolable", noting: "Thomas Lincoln, universally known as Tad Lincoln, the youngest son of the late President, died at the Clifton House at Chicago...of dropsy of the heat, aged 18 years...During his illness his mother has been his almost constant attendant...Mrs. Lincoln is almost completely prostrated by her affliction." In addition to the assassination of her husband, this was her third child to die, and it is believed the death of Tad contributed to her depression and being institutionali... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 15:05

$62.00
164020

EARLY BASEBALL Championship Series w/ Box Scores New York Phila. 1872 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372312067458

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872 * Early baseball (game 8) * Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York * Championship series The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends May 28, 2018 13:20

$24.99
164010

Rare SPRING VALLEY Pierce County Wisconsin - Spanish American War 1898 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372312004681

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESCOTT TRIBUNE, Wisconsin, May 5, 1898 * Uncommon title * Pierce County * Spanish-American War Contains news of the day with some interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, uncut, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends May 28, 2018 11:44

$29.99
163391

Rare 1878 NEW WESTMINSTER British Columbia CANADA Old Newspaper w/ Many ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289776590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, May 1, 1878 * Rare title A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news and literary items of the day and a wealth of ads a well, several of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, even toning, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:15

$46.00
163962

CIRCUS ADVERTISEMENT w/ Human Cannonball & Female Blondin ZUILA Prints 1880 News


eBay Auction Item # 372309596902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 30, 1880 * Circus ad * Human cannonball The last column of page 8 has a full length circus advertisement titled the "Greatest Show on Earth" which features: "A Human Being Shot From a Monster Cannon" "15 Trained Elephants" "Zuila, the Female Blondin" and more (see photos). Complete in 10 pages, news of the day with other advertisements. A little spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends May 25, 2018 12:12

$19.99
163959

MODOC INDIANS WAR Captain Jack & Black Jim 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372309451687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, June 6, 1873 * Modoc Indians War - lava beds * Captain Jack & Black Jim This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Last of the Modocs--The Triumphant Militia to be Mustered Out" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends May 25, 2018 08:37

$24.99
163958

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial CRISIS 1873 New York Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392046602061

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1873 * Panic of 1873 (early reporting) * Start of the "Long Depression" Front page has: "THE PANIC SUBSIDING" "Condition Of Affairs In The Street Yearterday". Various related reports take most of the ftpg. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 25, 2018 08:24

$33.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163902

PINE RIVER MN Cass County (Brainerd) Minnesota w/ Chickamaw Beach 1909 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392046070547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PINE TREE BLAZE, Minnesota, March 5, 1909 * Rare title * Brainerd MN A Uncommon title from Cass County which contains news of the day and some advertisements with a front page map/diagram of Chickamaw Beach, Minnesota. (see) Complete with 8 pages, minor wear at the central fold, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 24, 2018 11:58

$29.99
163899

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the Assassins BOOTH Hunted 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392046059801

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln Murder * Trial of the Assassins * Hunt for John Wilkes Booth The entire front page is taken with with lengthy & detailed text on the trial of the Lincoln assassin conspirators, with first column heads including: "THE TRIAL" "Additional Evidence of Dr. Mudd's Complicity with the Assassins" "Interesting Testimony of Jett, a Rebel Soldier" "Harold Announces Himself and Booth as the Murderers" "The Pursuit of Booth and Harold" "Atzerott's Connection with the Plot" and more (see). This reporting carries over to take half of the back page as well. The inside pages also have other items relating to events of the end of the Civil War. This is ... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 11:31

$24.99
163278

WAR OF 1812 Atlantic Coast Blockade Proclamation w/ James Madison 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286174329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1814 * War of 1812 blockade Page 2 has: "President of the U. States of America. A PROCLAMATION" concerning the blockade on the Atlantic coast, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "From the Montreal Papers" "Halifax Papers" " 'Reported Peace Prospect" "Abolition of the Slave Trade" and other tidbits. Four pages, some light damp staining, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$29.00
163271

1894 New York City Newspaper w/ BUFFALO BILL'S Wild West Show Advertisement NYC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392026816207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1894 * Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show advertisement Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa. Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:21

$33.00
163882

Rare INDEPENDENCE MO Jackson County Missouri 19th Century 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392045272036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: INDEPENDENCE SENTINEL, Missouri, June 12, 1875 * Uncommon title This rare title from Jackson County has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Large sized issue measures 26 x 20 inches. Complete with 4 pages, some spine wear, otherwise quite nice.

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Ends May 23, 2018 10:10

$29.99
163880

Rare ALLEGAN MICHIGAN Post Civil War 19th Century 1868 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372307463669

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALLEGAN JOURNAL, Michigan, April 6, 1868 * Uncommon title This rare title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements shortly after the end of the Civil War. Complete with 4 pages, a few small holes, a little archival mending with a few small margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends May 23, 2018 09:55

$34.99
163879

Rare DES MOINES IA Polk County Iowa Capital 19th Century 1888 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392045263129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: IOWA TRIBUNE, Des Moines, Iowa, Sept. 19, 1888 * 19th century Iowa The uncommon title from Polk County has news of the day with some advertisements Complete with all 8 pages, light toning, some archival mending to a few margin tears, generally good.

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Ends May 23, 2018 09:45

$27.00
163877

Rare OLATHE KS Johnson County KANSAS 19th Century 1876 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392045251016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIRROR AND NEWS LETTER, Olathe, Kansas, April 13, 1876 * Uncommon title This rare title from Johnson County has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, small hole in the middle of the back page, otherwise very nice.

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Ends May 23, 2018 09:21

$39.99
163876

Rare NEENAH Winnebago County WISCONSIN 19th Century 1877 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372307430312

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEENAH GAZETTE, Wisconsin, May 12, 1877 * Uncommon title This rare title from Winnebago County has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. A large sized issue that measures 28 x 22 inches. Complete with 4 pages, a little wear at the folds with archival mend on page 2, generally nice.

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Ends May 23, 2018 09:13

$37.00
163875

Rare BLOOMVILLE Seneca County OHIO Village 19th Century 1877 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392045242783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLOOMVILLE BANNER, Ohio, April 11, 1877 * Rare title Uncommon title from this small village in Seneca County. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 4 pages, a little light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 09:02

$29.99
163874

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Negro Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392045239861

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, September 15, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue contains a page 3 report of some significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States military. The regiment was a... See More  

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Ends May 23, 2018 08:55

$174.99
163872

MEGAPHONE & Phonograph Thomas Edison Inventions PRINTS 1878 Science Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372307408520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 24, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Megaphone invention print Taking a bit more than half of the ftpg. is an illustration of a gentleman and a few onlookers using "Edison's Megaphone". The article, which begins on the ftpg., gives the background of "ear & speaking trumpets" plus talk about Edison's invention. The continuation of the article inside includes three more illustrations. Yet another page has an illustration captioned: "A Simple Phonograph" with a related article (see). Other period inventions with illustrations. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 08:32

$44.99
163211

Ghosts Phenomena Apparitions HAUNTED HOUSE Trigg County Kentucky 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023659396

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, June 27, 1876 * Ghosts - spectre - apparition * Trigg County, Kentucky Page 4 has an article headed: "Kentucky Ghosts" "A Family in Trigg County Compelled to Move" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning and minor creases at the folds, generally nice.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:25

$28.00
163206

Rare 1887 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023654004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, June 8, 1887 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "I never wish to defend a man unless I know that he is guilty." double-page centerfold: "It's a very Pretty Quarrel as it Stands--And the Protestants can Afford to Smile, Whoever is Victor." back page: "A Crop That Never Fails." Complete in 16 pages, light dirtiness mostly near the m... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:18

$24.00
163176

(14) BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL Capital of Massachusetts 1872-1879 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281824915

Shown are original & historic old newspapers (14 in all), offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, a lot of 14 issues with random dates from 1872 - 1879, each complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, three folds, some wear at folds, fold junction, and margins, otherwise good. Being weekly newspapers, each issue has 7 days of reporting.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:41

$40.00
163132

THE FIRST VOTE Famous Harper's Weekly Negroes Voting PRINT 1867 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281004746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 The entire front page is a great and very famous print by A. R. Waud titled: "The First Vote", showing African-American men in line at the ballot box, the lead man depositing his vote. This print is in celebration of the Southern states aligning themselves under the reconstruction acts of Congress. Blacks would not receive the right to vote until the 15th Amendment would be ratified in Feb., 1870. There is a related article on pg. 2. The balance of the issue includes various other unrelated prints and text. A very displayable issue with this famous front page print. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few brown spots within the ftpg. print (see... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:29

$190.00
163124

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction Ended PRINTS 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392022054060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 13, 1885 * Completed construction of the Statue of Liberty The entire front page is a great, detailed illustration captioned: "The Statue Of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed" showing it on its pedestal on Bedloe's Island, New York harbor. Inside has 1 1/2 pages of text and prints on the Statue, several showing the: "Elevation, Plans, and Sections of Pedestal, Showing Method of Anchoring the Statue" as well as showing the structural steel within the statue. A very nice issue offering a preview to the world, over a year before its dedication in 1886. Lacking an inside leaf which had no Statue of Liberty content. Fourteen of 16 pages present, nice... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:20

$72.00
163118

GUADALUPE CANYON MASSACRE The Clantons Mexicans EARP in Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372280992978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, August 19, 1881 * Guadalupe Canyon Massacre * The Clantons - Wyatt Earp & more The back page has a nice account of what is known as the Guadalupe Canyon Massacre, with headings on column five: "BORDER TROUBLES" "Lawlessness at Tombstone and Epitaph, Arizona" and more. (see) The report is taken from a Tombstone 'Epitaph' report and has much on the attack. History tells us that some notable names were involved, including the Clantons (report here mentions "Clinton", likely a misspelling of 'Clanton'), the Earps, Doc Holliday, & others (see the hyperlink). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 4 page, large size issue measuring 25 x 19 inch... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:12

$58.00
163031

THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019297670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * The first modern day muscial's very first musical theatre performances (week of) * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:19

$47.00
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1866 The BLACK CROOK Ad & Review 1st Modern Musical Broadway New York Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866 * Review of the 1st Modern Musical * Broadway showing at Niblo's Garden * 1866 - less than 7 days from debut! Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed f... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:04

$450.00
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MARY HARRIS Abraham Lincoln's Assassination Trial ACQUITTAL 1865 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Mary Harris acquitted * Reconstruction era The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos). Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:16

$44.00
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with more fascinating text (see). Top of the ftpg. has: "The Trial of the Assassins" which takes nearly a full column, and half of pg. 3 is taken up with: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta to Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
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ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Interview 1865 Old Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1865 * Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia The top of the front page has column heads: "WIRZ" "A Herald Correspondent's Interview" "His Life and History from His Own Lips" "Interesting Narrative of His Adventures in Europe and America" "A Water Cure Manager in Massachusetts & a Rebel Jailor in Georgia" "Intercession of the Condemned Man's Counsel for Executive Clemency". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:35

$43.00
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Rare EUREKA NV Nevada Old Western Mining Town 1879 Newspaper w/ Saloon Ads


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EUREKA DAILY LEADER, Nevada, Oct. 1, 1879 * Rare mining town title * Wild Old West A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote town in northeastern Nevada. This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 feet elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 residents. In its heyday when mining was the predominate draw from the mid-1870's until the shutting down of most mines by 1891, the town had a population of 9000. Newspapers from such short-lived boom towns are quite scarce as they had short lives as well. Here is an issue from 1879 when mining was near its peak, with the front page & back page full of ads--mo... See More  

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Ends April 28, 2018 15:24

$46.00
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EMMA LAZARUS Poet Writer Statue of Liberty Pedestal Sonnet DEATH 1887 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1887 * Emma Lazarus death * American poet - writer * Statue of Liberty fame The back page has over half a column headed: "Emma Lazarus" "Death of An America Poet of Uncommon Talent". Although not a name known by all, one of her works is known by almost all, as she wrote the poem which appears at the base of the Statue of Liberty, "The New Colossus" which includes the memorable words: "...Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore...". Complete in 16 pages, some older mends to some pages but not on the noted page, browned & somewhat fragile with minor margin chipping. Should be handled ca... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:26

$75.00
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FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist PRINT 1867 Illustrated Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 * Rare Frederick Douglass print Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star. Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England"; prints of: "The Rev. Josiah Henson--The Original of 'Uncle Tom' " "The Plain of Marathon"; a full page F.S. Church print: "Spring Concerts--The Opening of the Season" "Chains and Slavery - A Sketch in the Streets of Antwerp" "The Fortresses of the Bosporus"; a Nast print: "Withdrawal of th... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:15

$76.00
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TREATY OF PARIS End of the Spanish-American War SIGNED by Queen 1899 Newspaper


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Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 18, 1899 * Treaty of Paris signed by Queen * End of Spanish-American War The top of one of the ftpg. columns reports the formal end of the Spanish-American War with the signing of the treaty of peace by the queen of Spain. "Treaty Of Peace Signed by Queen" "Official Closing of the Drama" "An Important Page" "The Political Geography of the World Changed" and more. The text begins: "The queen regent has signed the treaty of peace between Spain and the United States. This is the official closing of the drama between Spain & the United States which has occupied the attention of almost the entire world...". Eight page, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:11

$74.00
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