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165993

100th ANNIVERSARY Battle of Bunker Hill Charlestown CELEBRATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 18, 1875 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Charlestown, Massachusetts * 100th anniversary celebration The front page has nice coverage of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill: "BUNKER HILL" "Centennial Celebration--Gorgeous Decorations--An Immense Procession--Unbounded Enthusiasm--350,000 Visitors in the City of Boston" with the text taking nearly a full column. Four pages, large folio size, clean cut at the spine with ample margin. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$28.00
165992

AMNESTY PROCLAMATION Pardons to Civil War Confederates Soldiers 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 1867 Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "More Executive Clemency" "The Excepted Classes" which includes the full text of the document, signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. Pg. 2 has some editorial comment on the Proclamation as well. As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confederates who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation could receive amnesty upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union and to o... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:13

$38.00
165991

ROBERT E. LEE as Washington and Lee University Virginia President 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379876

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHVILLE WEEKLY PRESS & TIMES, Tennessee, Oct. 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee as president * Washington and Lee University * Lexington, Virginia A pg. 3 column has a stack of headlines including; "R. E. Lee a College President" with the text noting: "General Robert E. Lee was installed President of Washington College at Lexington, Va., on last Monday. The ceremonies were of a very unostentatious character in compliance with General Lee's request...". Four pages, large folio size, some light water staining. The folder size is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:12

$33.00
165939

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402074941

Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below..." (see photos). The article c... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2018 10:50

$298.00
165917

Rare 19th Century HONOLULU HI Hawaiian Kingdom w/ Advertisements 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401175459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, Hawaii, Oct. 11, 1887 * Rare 19th century Hawaiian issue Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. Here is such an issue from what is now the capital city of Hawaii, and from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii. Half of the front page is taken up with ads while the other half has other items, including: "Education In Hawaii" "The Tug Pele" "The Hawaiian Loan" and more. The inside pages continue with a wealth of ads and other news items. Complete in 8 pages, irregular at the spine with various margin tears, some discrete archival mends to inside pages. Somewhat fragile so it shou... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:19

$128.00
165914

Very Rare HOUSTON TX Texas Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101920619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, July 10,1865 * Very rare from TX * Civil War era Texas newspapers from the Civil War era are exceedingly rare and we've only had a small number in our 35 years. This issue is from just 4 weeks after the battle of Palmito Ranch in Texas, the last battle of the Civil War, actually fought more than a month after Lee's surrender. Not surprisingly there are some war-related items. Inside items include: "From the Rio Grande" "The Confederate Armstrong Gun--Affairs at Richmond" "Texas News Items" "A Supposed Letter from Mrs. Lee" and more. Four pages, loss at the bottom causes loss of the last 2 or 3 lines of each page, otherwise good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:17

$245.00
165900

Negro Jockey ISSAC BURNS MURPHY Wins Kentucky Derby KINGMAN Horse 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916507

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, May 14, 1891 * 1891 Kentucky Derby victory * Issac Burns Murphy - Negro jockey Inside has a report of the running of the 1891 Kentucky Derby, won by the horse Kingman, ridden by Hall of Fame African-American jockey Isaac Burns Murphy. The pg. 7 heads note: "Kingman's Easy Triumph" "He Wins the Kentucky Derby by Scarcely More Than a Canter" "No Match For Him Was In The Race" & more. The article takes most of a column. Complete in 8 pages, this issue has a loose at the spine with various shipping & some loss at the spine but nothing affecting the mentioned report. There are also other other margin tears.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:09

$83.00
165877

ANDREW JOHNSON State of the Union Anuual Address RECONSTRUCTION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397980321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1867 * Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address * Post civil war reconstruction era Almost the entire front page is taken up with the text of President Johnson's annual state-of-the-union address headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE", signed at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. A nice review of the events in 1867. Eight pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:34

$38.00
165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165859

KIRKSVILLE MO Missouri Adair County TORNADO Cyclone Disaster 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397933468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1899 * Kirksville, Missouri * Tornado, cyclone disaster The top of the front has a one column heading: "CYCLONE WRECKS HAVOC" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Kirksville, Missouri tornado disaster. Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:02

$37.00
165832

MORMONS Mormonism Latter Day Saints Rule Salt Lake City UTAH 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372396772003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1882 * Mormons - Mormonism * Salt Lake City, Utah Page 6 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "MORMONS STILL RULE" "Disfranchisement of Polygamists Fails to Solve the Utah Problem" "...Gentiles Outnumbered Two to One..." and more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:13

$39.00
165830

BRIGHAM YOUNG Salt Lake City Utah MORMONS Death WILL Many Wives 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098419552

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 14, 1879 * re. Brigham Young's death Page 3 begins with: "Brigham Young's Heirs" "Threatened Scramble for the Mormon Prelate's Property" "Elaborate List of his Wives and their Sons & Daughters--His Various and Varying Regard for Them" with the text taking 1 2/3 columns. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:12

$64.00
165715

WALT WHITMAN As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free Poem 1ST APPEARANCE 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096273131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1872 * Walt Whitman * "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free" * Considered the 1st publication Page 3 has Walt Whitman's, "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free," which was a poem he wrote and delivered at the 1872 Commencement at Dartmouth College. This printing was actually from the day prior to the Commencement, making it one of the earliest if not the earliest printings of this poem. It is widely considered its first publication - and was later incorporated into an update of "Leaves of Grass." See the images for details. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:47

$225.00
165714

Rare WALT WHITMAN 1st Appearance of "TWO RIVULETS" Poem 1876 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393290780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 19, 1876 * Pre-publication extracts of "Two Rivulets" - 1st appearance * Much on and by Walt Whitman * 1st major works since "Leaves of Grass" Page 4, under the heading, "WALT WHITMAN'S POEMS," has per-publication extracts from "Two Rivulets," and are believed to be their 1st appearance. Included are "Eidolons," "Freedom," and "To A Locomotive In Winter," with additional Whitman thoughts on his writing and on the Centennial. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout. Complete in 12 pages, in very good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:47

$225.00
165713

WALT WHITMAN Proud Music of the Sea Storm POEM 1st Appearance in 1869 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393290464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, February, 1869 * Walt Whitman's "Proud Music of the Sea Storm" - 1st appearance * submitted to The Atlantic Monthly on behalf of Whitman as a favor Pages 199-203 have Walt Whitman's, "Proud Music of the Sea Storm," which, according to the Walt Whitman Archive, has the distinction of being a poem submitted to The Atlantic Monthly by Ralph Waldo Emerson, as a favor to Whitman. It would later be published in an update of his noteworthy collection, "Leaves of Grass." Other poems and reviews of period literature is present throughout. See images for details. It is great to have the 1st appearance of this Whitman poem in an authentic, contemporary original publication. Com... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:46

$325.00
165563

SLAVERY Abolsihed in British Empire Colonies w/ Abolition Act Law 1834 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387131952

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, October, 1834 * Slavery is abolished in the British Empire * A report from the West Indies Although inconspicuous, page 421 has a noteworthy report from the West Indies regarding the emancipation of the slaves in that region as a result of the enactment of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. Also present are articles regarding the Book of Enoch, the Ancient Cross at Nevern (with corresponding plate), and on the Pennies of Henry VII (with corresponding illustrations). Complete in over 100 pages, 5 by 8 1/2 inches, contents page (no cover as is typical of GM's of the 1830's), nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:59

$68.00
165558

ALEXANDER HAMILTON Death re. Aaron Burr DUEL Conspiracy ? 1804 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372387128721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GENTLEMAN’S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1804 * re. Alexander Hamilton - Aaron Burr duel The first column of a page is headed: “AMERICA & THE WEST INDIES” reporting: “By the New York papers, we learn, that the Coroner’s Inquest, held on the late Gen. Hamilton, have brought in a verdict of ‘Willful murder against A’ Burr, esq. Vice President of the United States... It is also stated, that Mr. Burr was attacked with dropsy in his head, and was lying extremely ill near Philadelphia.” Both full page plates called for are present (see). Complete in 96 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/2 inches, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John&rsquo... See More  

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Ends August 30, 2018 14:56

$75.00
165445

ADANA MASSACRE Armenian Genocide TURKEY Ottoman Empire 1909 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372382308744

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 22, 1909 * Adana massacres - Christians genocide * Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "TURKISH RULER RETAINS THRON" with subheads. (See) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, loose along the spine, a little margin wear, must be handled with care.

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Ends August 25, 2018 15:40

$40.00
165380

Rare GALVESTON TX Texas Post Civil War Stronghold Reconstruction 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380307026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLAKE'S BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, Aug. 15, 1866 * Rare Southwestern title * Post Civil War reconstruction An uncommon title from shortly after the end of the Civil War. Eight pages with various news of the day & a great wealth of ads. Whole holes in the bottom half, one is quarter-size, others much smaller (see).

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:21

$29.00
165975

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372403046763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, August 23, 1893 * Color political prints - cartoons 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: "Rough On The Eagle!" double-page centerfold: "But The Change Was Made in 1889, & We Are Still Suffering From It." back page: "The Fate Of A Flirt." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2018 08:28

$24.99
165972

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392103122498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason Near the bottom of the ftpg. is: "Jefferson Davis Indicted" "He Will Probably Be Tried in June at Norfolk". The text begins; "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury..." with a bit more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2018 08:17

$34.99
165966

JOSEPH LEWI 18th Century Czech Jewish-American Physician PHOTO 1893 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392103111706

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 6, 1893 * Czech Jewish-American physician Of special interest is item #IV of "Notable Jews - Dr. Joseph Lewi" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. Among many other prints & photos is a full page: "Trout Fishing In Canadian Waters", a montage of 11 photos of: "The Season of Summer Outings" in the Adirondacks, Narragansett, Lake George, & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2018 07:48

$39.99
165231

MEXICO-ARIZONA APACHE WARS Indians General George Crook Campaign 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084825422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 5, 1883 * Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook Page 3 has a column headed: "CROOK'S CAMPAIGN" "Official Report of the Gray Wolf to the War Department" "Difficulties Encountered & Overcome in the Pursuit of Apaches--The Battle in the Sierras". A nice account of Crooks battles with the Apache Indians. Also inside: "Robbed of $500" "Raid on a Car of the Adams Express Company" "A Possibility that the Car Was Plundered White the Messenger Slept...". Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:32

$29.00
165187

CHARLES DARWINISM Evolution of Life Theory 1877 New York City Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084225922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 12, 1877 * Charles Darwin * Evolution Page 4 has: "The Evolution of Life" which espouses the work of Charles Darwin, noting in part: "The fact cannot be disputed that theories of evolution are winning favor in scientific circles...The most prominent of these theories is known as Darwinism..." with more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:47

$46.00
165186

THOMAS EDISION Perfecting His Electric LIGHT BULB w/ Experiments 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084225633

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 3, 1879 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric Light Bulb The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Edison's Light" "Already Perfected, bug Requiring to be Cheapened" "Interesting Experiments--What the Professor Had to Say About the Gas Companies". The article takes over a full column. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:46

$34.00
165169

Great JESSE Frank JAMES Outlaw Kearney MO Missouri Home RAID 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084212623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1875 * Great Jesse James report * Raid on his home (birthplace) * Kearney, Missouri The top of page 2 has a rather lengthy & interesting article headed: "THE JAMES BOYS" "The Attempt To Capture Them At Kearney" with subheads: "Strange Acts of the Detectives--A Bombshell Thrown Into Mrs. Samuels' House--A Child Killed And Three Persons Badly Wounded". This article takes an entire column. Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shoot up the James family home in Kearney, Mo. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mothe... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:22

$67.00
165036

President WILLIAM McKINLEY Inauguration Inaugural PHOTOS Prints 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363673491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897 * President William McKinley * Inauguration - inaugural Very rare in that this issue still contains the very decorative & colorful outer wrappers noting: "Inauguration Number 1897". The back cover has color ads for "The White Sewing Machine Co." and also: "Franco-American Soups" (see). Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the National Capitol' from 1800 to 1897. Also fullpg: 'Early Morn... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:26

$87.00
164872

WINSLOW HOMER Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow PRINT 1874 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) * Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print * "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow" Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" which is in nice condition. Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Young Orator", a full page with 2 prints: "A Chief Forbidding the Passage of a Train Through His Country" and "Scalp Dance" under the major caption of: "Sketches of Indian Warfare" (see). There is also a large ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:00

$195.00
164820

Rare 19th Centrury FALL RIVER Pierce & St. Croix County WISCONSIN 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392071967315

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RIVER FALLS JOURNAL, Wisconsin, February 16, 1882 * Pierce & St. Croix County Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. A large sized issue measures 28 x 22 inches. Complete with 4 pages, a little wear at the folds, generally nice.

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Ends July 25, 2018 15:19

$33.00
164784

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372344486772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 3, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "FRENZIED TILTON" "A Startling and Desperate Sequel to the Great Scandal" "He Challenges Beecher to Fight a Duel" and more. Text takes up all of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:18

$34.00
164727

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISON Description Phonograph Demonstration 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068784615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison Page 7 has an article: "Edison's Inventions" noting in part: "...last night Mr. Edison gave an exhibition of the phonograph...A carelessly dressed man of medium height, he has a long, pale face..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, tabloid size, bit of very light staining, good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:11

$36.00
164655

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction TORCH Print 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067393064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885 * Statue of Liberty construction The full ftpg. is a print of: "The New Aquatic Wonder--The Steam-Yacht 'Stilletto' ...". Inside prints include; "Kansas--The Transfer of the Nez Perces--Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for their Old Home in Idaho" "The Celebrated California Race-Horse, 'Tyrant' "; a great fullpg of: "The Torch of The Statue of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed on Bedloe's Island" with a related article; a fullpg. of; "The Late Victor Hugo--Scene at his Bedside During His Last Hours"; a halfpg. horse race print at Sheepshead Bay, New York; a print of "Dickinson College at Carlisle" and more. Sixteen pages, n... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:44

$58.00
164654

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Arrives in NYC PRINTS 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340222823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 13, 1885 * Statue of Liberty arrives in NYC * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi The front page is taken up with 3 prints concerning the Statue of Liberty, the largest: "Official Presentation of the Statue of 'Liberty Enlightening the World', Paris, July 4th, 1884", another showing the sectional view of the Statue, and the other a portrait of Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi. Inside has a related article titled: "Bartholdi's Colossus" (see). Sixteen pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:43

$83.00
164653

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067392158

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 c... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:43

$72.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
164554

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335071379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 21, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds Page 2 has an article headed: "The Great Parish Massacre" (see) Coverage on the Colfax massacre (riot) in Louisiana. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:26

$30.00
164516

JAMES A. GARFIELD Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062822732

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), March 9, 1881 * James A. Garfield inauguration * Inaugural address - uncommon title Page 8 has: "The Inauguration" with some details of it, followed by: "Garfield's Inaugural Address" which carries over to take more than half of page 9. Tragically, he would be assassinated less than 4 months later. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some dirtiness at the margins, very nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:44

$47.00
164512

Rare 1882 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392062821290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, May 10, 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: "Self-Supporter Sammy." double-page centerfold: "The Political Sodom & Gomorrah Are Doomed to Destruction." back page: "The Collapse of Two Great Statesmen." Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:42

$27.00
164410

READING PA Berks Co. Pennsylvania Silk Mill TORNADO Disaster 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392060318761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, January 11, 1889 * Reading, Pennsylvania * Grimshaw Silk Mill tornado disaster The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "THE GREAT STORM" "The Full Extent of the Disaster Becoming Apparent" "From Forty to Fifty Lives Lost in the Wreck at Reading" and more. (see) Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally in good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends July 07, 2018 15:15

$30.00
164385

TOWER BRIDGE Bascule & Suspension Thames River OPENS Print 1894 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392059706951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894 The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:23

$32.00
164384

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372326987247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to be had ? The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed: "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first column (see). Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, black borders on all pages, two folds with wear and some perforation at the horizontal fold with a hole at the fold juncture, small tears at the margins.

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Ends July 06, 2018 15:22

$49.00
164294

P. T. Phineas Taylor BARNUM Circus Showman DEATH Funeral & Will 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392056034810

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Mass., April 11, 1891 * Phineas T. Barnum death funeral Page 3 has an article headed: "Funeral Of Phineas T. Barnum" with subhead. (see) Page 5 has another related article headed: "The Great Showman's Will" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the death and funeral of circus icon Phineas T. Barnum. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and min or wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 01, 2018 07:44

$40.00
164288

Uncommon 19th Century DANVILLE Vermillion County ILLINOIS 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392056032875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 9, 1880 * Uncommon title This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends July 01, 2018 07:39

$30.00
164278

The HAGGADAH Details - Passover & Other Jewish Festivals - 1878 NYT 1st Mention


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372321187789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 21, 1878 * Jewish Festivals & Rituals * 1st NYT mention of The Haggadah Service with details * The Passover, The Sabbath Day, The Feast of Tabernacles Background: In 1840, as a partial response to what is now called the Damascus Blood Libel (accusation against the Jews regarding their rituals/practices), the London Times printed a detailed description of the Passover Feast (Haggadah). This has become a highly sought after collectible. Fast forward 38 years to our offering... Page 8 of this issue has considerable details regarding various Jewish holy days, rituals, and festivals, which include: The Passover (Feast of Unleavened Bread), The Sabbath Day, The Feas... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2018 15:42

$225.00
164260

Rare LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Professional Baseball Player Mention 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372320174635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1881 * Lip Pike -1st Jewish player Although baseball reports are rather common in this and other newspapers, this issue is of some significance as it contains on page 2 a report headed: "A Base-Ball Black List" which gives some details of a meeting of the: "...National League of professional base-ball clubs...has been considering the plan of black-listing certain players against whom the charges of general dissipation and insubordination have been repeatedly made..." and what follows is the list. The list includes the name of Lipman Pike (see photos). Some sources say that Pike was baseball's first professional (paid) player & the game's first home run champion. H... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:35

$92.00
164257

MORMONS Mormonism Polygamy Case Made Illegal by Law 1875 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 11, 1875 * Mormons - Mormonism * Polygamy made illegal The front page has a somewhat inconspicuous, yet historically very significant, report headed: "A Polygamist Convicted". The report datelined Salt Lake, includes: "...a strong charge to the jury to-day in the George Reynolds polygamy cases, calling for enforcement of the law of Congress as regards polygamy in this Territory before further injury is done to innocent women and children. The jury this evening brought in a verdict of guilty, with a recommendation to mercy." This is the polygamy case which ended up in the Supreme Court which resulted in the ruling that polygamy, even on religious g... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:29

$120.00
164229

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054657650

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 June 29, 2018 07:46

$28.00
164172

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319089635

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 June 28, 2018 07:44

$37.00
164171

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319089333

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 June 28, 2018 07:43

$27.00
164169

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319088360

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 June 28, 2018 07:42

$23.00
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