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167635

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION at Louisville KY Frederick Douglass 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392150113738

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 28, 1883 Page 5 has over half a column headed: "THE COLORED CONVENTION" "It Adjourns After Adopting An Address to the People" "Congress Urged to Appropriate Money For Southern Schools--No Political Resolutions Adopted". This was the famous convention at which Frederick Douglass made an historic speech just a few days prior. The article begins: "The National Convention of Colored Men adjourned suddenly last midnight after adopting three series of resolutions on education, labor, and civil rights...". This convention was held in Louisville. Included is the full text of the address to Congress which was adopted. Page 4 has a related editorial on the convention headed: "The Plea of the Colored Men". Ei... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2018 14:47

$58.00
167604

Rare EMMITSBURG MD Frederick County Maryland 19th Century 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472317757

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EMMITSBURG CHRONICLE, Maryland, June 22, 1879 * Uncommon title * Frederick County This uncommon title contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, minor fold wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:29

$30.00
167590

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472310889

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone "Summary Of News" an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention." Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community. Small folio-size, 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:21

$50.00
167547

Rare MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372471353239

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, July 21, 1878 * Rare Old West title In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of the largest cities in California, named after one of the survivors of the Donner Party tragedy. News of the day plus a great wealth of ads. Four pages, some margin, mainly along the right and bottom margins, but no text loss, sold as is.

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Ends November 14, 2018 13:33

$27.00
167493

Rare HAGERSTOWN MD Washington County Maryland 19th Century 1887 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392146524709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAGERSTOWN MARYLAND DAILY NEWS, November 11, 1887 * Washington County, Maryland This uncommon title contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:35

$28.00
167492

Rare NEW BLOOMFIELD PA Perry County Pennsylvania 19th Century 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372468437394

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEOPLE'S ADVOCATE AND PRESS, New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, Feb. 18, 1880 * Perry County This large sized issue measures 27 x 21 inches and contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, minor wear at the folds, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:34

$30.00
167490

Rare PITTSFIELD MASSACHUSETTS Berkshite County 19th Century 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372468436200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, February 3, 1878 * Berkshire County * American Indians war era This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the folds, nice condition.

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Ends November 11, 2018 14:33

$27.00
167443

Best 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT w/ Leading Players & Game 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145671349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 23, 1889 * Great baseball prints - illustrations The prime feature of this issue is the terrific double page centerfold captioned: "The American Baseball Players at Kennington Oval--Visit of the Prince of Wales". It includes some `8 scenes of various "plays" in baseball, and in additional has round portraits of the 18 baseball players involved (see). Among the two notables are Cap Anson and "Ward". This centerfold measures 15 1/2 by 21 1/4 inches and is tipped-in so there are no binding holes. A great baseball item for display, & one of the more rare prints given the scarcity of this title. Another page has an image of "The Eiffel Tower in Progress" of construction (see), an... See More  

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:15

$275.00
167440

MOLLY MAGUIRES Assassins Mauch Chunk Pennsylvania MURDERS Cases 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145669803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 5, 1878 * Molly Maguires - murders * Mauch Chuck, Pennsylvania Page 2 has an article: "The Convicted Molly Maguires" which reports the refusal of the pardon of a death sentence for two of the men, and reports on others as well (see). The Molly Maguires was an Irish secret society best known for their activism among Irish-American and Irish immigrant coal miners in Pennsylvania. After a series of violent conflicts, 20 suspected members were convicted of murder and other crimes and were executed by hanging in 1877 and 1878. This history remains part of local Pennsylvania lore. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:14

$36.00
167437

OXFORD MS Mississippi Central Railroad TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145667706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1870 * Oxford MS Mississippi * Train wreck disaster The front page has an article headed: "The Disaster In Mississippi" "The Scene of the Accident--Twenty-One Persons Known to be Dead--Horrible Mutilations" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:11

$35.00
167399

JOHN L. SULLIVAN vs. Charles Mitchell BOXING Fight Match Draw 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372466202793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 11, 1888 * John L. Sullivan vs. Charles Mitchell * Boxing draw at Chantilly, France The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "MITCHELL WINS THE RACE" with subheads that include: "He Outfoots Sullivan in a Twenty-Four foot Ring" and more. (see) Round by round coverage. Twenty pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:42

$47.00
167391

NEWBERRY Williamsport PA Pennsylvania Church Collapse DISASTER 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372466196345

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Dec. 27, 1872 * Williamsport, Pennsylvania PA (Newberry) * Lycoming County church collapse disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, irregular and some wear at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends November 09, 2018 13:36

$30.00
167340

PORT JERVIS Orange County New York Robert Lewis NEGRO LYNCHING 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372464900987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 4, 1892 * Robert Lewis lynching - African American * Port Jervis, Orange County, New York The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE LYNCHING DENOUNCED" "People Of Port Jervis Deplore The Disgrace" "and more. (see) Twelve pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: Robert Lewis was a 28-year-old African American man who was lynched in Port Jervis, New York on June 2, 1892. His lynching was attended by a mob of 2,000 people, and may have inspired Stephen Crane's The Monster. He was accused by the mob of assaulting a white woman, Lena McMahon, in an incident by the Neversink River, after she had been meeting with her estranged suitor, a ... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:42

$40.00
167240

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372459004469

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, August 9, 1876 * Outlaws - Jesse James gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri train robbery The front page has: "One of the Western Train Robbers Captured and Confesses" "The Train Robbers" which includes: "...the train robber was brought there from Boonville yesterday & upon positive assurance of entire immunity, made a confession regarding the robbery of the train near Otterville. He said those engaged were Clel Miller, Frank and Jesse James, Cole and Bud Younger, Charles Pitts, Wm. Chadwell, and himself..." with more (see). Also on pg. 3 is a brief bit headed: "Molly Maguire". Eight pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends November 03, 2018 15:41

$42.00
167173

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135269010

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 24, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass * American train robber & outlaw Looking over the several reports on the death of outlaw Sam Bass we have offered over the last ten years, none have come close to providing the detail & presentation found in this issue. Taking the entire middle column of the front page (and a bit of the next) is a great account headed: "A QUEER FISH" "Bass, the Notorious Bandit and Train Robber" "Born on a Farm, to Perish in the Brush" "The Last Moments of the Dying Desperado" "A Sketch of His Strangely Eventful Career". The report is interesting in that it reads like a novel. With a dateline of Houston, Texas, it begins: "It was the e... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:43

$345.00
167168

1ST ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1st Person Murderer WILLIAM KEMMLER 1890 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135267962

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 16, 1890 * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution Page 2 has an entire column taken up with an historic report headed: "The First Electrical Execution" being a report of the electrocution of William Kemmler (see photos). A fascinating article with interesting & graphic details of the process, and even more significant to have this report in a science-related magazine. Other articles are "New Elevated Cable Street Railway, Jersey City"; "An Improved Car Starter", "The New Carbonic Acid Gun of M. Giffard"; "Torpedo Target Practice at Kiel"; "The Garter Snake"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements. You get the complete 16 p... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:40

$80.00
167165

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724247

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 11, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire The entire page 5 is taken up with reports concerning the Great Chicago Fire with headings that include: "CHICAGO" "The Frightful Conflagration Quenched at Last" "Miles of Wooden Pavement Burning--A Literal Sea of Flames" "Prominent Citizens Killed" and much more. Reports carry over to page 9 as well. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the folds, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:39

$82.00
167164

MATTHEW WEBB 1st Crossing of English Channel SWIMMING Swimmer 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372456724059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 26, 1875 * Swimmer Matthew Webb * 1st crossing of the English Channel The front page has a small heading: "A Great Swimming Feat--Capt. Webb Crosses The Channel" (see) Report from London, and one from Calais stating: "Capt. Webb arrived here at 11 0' clock this morning in good health and spirits....The passage from Dover occupied twenty-one hours and forty minutes." First report coverage on Matthew Webb becoming the 1st person to swim the English without the help of artificial aids. Eight pages, toning and wear at the margins, loose along the spine, must be handled with care.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:38

$39.00
167158

Best YELLOW FEVER Jack Memphis Tenn. Mississippi River EPIDEMIC 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135261019

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Oct. 27, 1878 * Yellow fever - jack * Memphis epidemic * Best title to be had ? This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has: "IN STATU QUO" "The Report of Deaths and New Cases Shows No Great Change" "Eight Victims Were Claimed by the Plague Yesterday" Great to have in a Memphis publication, rare as such. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue that measures 27 x 21 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:26

$34.00
167123

CLARK COUNTY Folker Township MISSOURI Spencer Family AX MURDERS 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 4, 1877 * Folker Township, Clark County, Missouri * Spencer family ax murders (1st report) This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "THE WORST YET" "A Blood-Curdling Deed in Clark County, Mo." and more. (see) This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:36

$33.00
167122

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134535516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 27, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition Page 7 has one column headings: "NEGRO CONSPIRACY" "Organized Movement Against the Whites in Tennessee" "Arrest and Lynching of Sixteen of the Ringleaders" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE OGALLALAS" "Custer's Discoveries in Their Ancient Territory" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:35

$33.00
167110

JAMES FISK JR. 'Big Jim' American Stockbroker ASSASSINATION Death 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455675390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 7, 1872 * James Fisk Jr. assassination (1st report) * "Big Jim" "Diamond Jim" The front page has a one column heading: "JAMES FISK MURDERED" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:28

$57.00
167105

JAMES-YOUNGER GANG Northfield Bank Robbery MADELIA MN Capture 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134527934

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 22, 1876 * Jesse James -Younger Brothers gang * Northfield bank robbery attempt The back page has an article headed: "Capture Of The Northfield Robbers" "They Are Hunted Down On The Prairie And One Killed" See image for 1st report coverage on the capture of members of the James-Younger gang at Madelia, Minnesota A few weeks after the famous Northfield bank robbery attempt. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, otherwise nice.

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Ends October 31, 2018 15:24

$40.00
167099

Great 1867 HOP PICKING Beer 20 X 26 Inch COLOR Illustration Illustrated PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134326962

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 5, 1867 This is a terrific and quite rare full color print captioned: "Hop Picking". This foldout has an image measuring 16 1/4 by 21 3/4 inches, with the entire print with borders measuring 20 1/2 by 26 3/4 inches. This print is rarely available as it was typically removed from the volumes years ago, and even when found the condition is often very poor from having been folded and unfolded many times. The condition of this print is very nice. There are a few archival repairs to the reverse for strengthening at the folds, plus a repair (from the reverse to a portion of the left margin. Generally in very nice, clean condition. There is some "ghost" effect to the bottom margin being offsetting from the image from having been folded aga... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:34

$169.00
167092

WALT WHITMAN "Abraham Lincoln, Born Feb. 12, 1809" 1st Appearance POEM 1876 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372455226394

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 12, 1876 * Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN, BORN FEB. 12, 1809" * 1st appearance - quite rare Page 12 has Walt Whitman's "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809)," which was a piece written exclusively for the New York Herald. While noteworthy, it is certainly one of his shortest poems. The entire text reads: "ABRAHAM LINCOLN (BORN FEB. 12, 1809). To-day from each and all, a breath of prayer, a pulse of thought,To memory of Him—to birth of Him," signed in block block type: WALT WHITMAN. In 40+ years of collecting, this is the only issue we have ever obtained for this date. Quite rare. Other news of the day is found throughout. Complete in 24 pages, very... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:30

$150.00
167050

Rare 19th Century BRONSON Branch County MICHIGAN 1887 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372450959800

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRONSON JOURNAL, Michigan, October 28, 1887 * Uncommon title from Great Lakes region This issue contains news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 4 pages, measures 25 1/2 x 19 1/2, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:39

$27.00
167040

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132104139

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 2, 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: "HIS CHANCE" "Plymouth's Great Paster Takes the Stand" "The Most Remarkable Scene of the Famous Trial" and more. Text takes up four columns 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 October 27, 2018 15:32

$34.00
167036

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392132102931

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife Page 2 has an article headed: "MRS. ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Proceedings In The Investigation as To Her Sanity" and more. (see) Also a brief item on the same page headed: "Mrs. Lincoln To Be Removed To A Private Insane Asylum" Total text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Complete in 10 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends October 27, 2018 15:29

$57.00
167005

NEW YORK GIANTS Win Baseball 1888 World Series vs. St. Louis Browns in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131437480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 1888 * 1888 World Series of Baseball * New York Giants vs. St. Louis Browns Page 7 has a nice account of the baseball World Series championship with column heads: "THE WORLD'S CHAMPIONS" "New York Secures the Title by Again Defeating the St. Louis Brown" "The World Series" with the baseball reporting taking 3/4 of a column, with box score. This is from the "pre-modern era" of the World Series which began in 1903. Eight pages, nice condition but a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:11

$64.00
166953

STEAMER MIAMI Arkansas River Explosion Disaster 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392131394584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, January 31, 1866 * Steamer Miami disaster The front page has one column headings that include: "DISASTERS" "Two Steam Boats Lost" "230 Persons Killed" and more. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 21 inches, some light staining, generally nice.

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Ends October 26, 2018 13:56

$27.00
166883

Rare DANIELSON (Killingly) Windham County CT Connecticut w/ Ads 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447481785

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WINDHAM COUNTY TRANSCRIPT, Danielsonville, Connecticut, July 1, 1875 * Danielson - Killingly * Uncommon title * Windham County News with several interesting advertisements of the day. Larger size issue measuring 28 x 21 inches, a little wear at the margins and central fold, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:26

$30.00
167576

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


eBay Auction Item # 392149299173

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 22, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Benjamin Pitezel murders * America's 1st serial killer Page 2 has a one column heading: "HOLMES'S WIFE IN THE CITY" with subheads. (see). (see) 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 16 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good condition. wikipedia notes: Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known under the alias of Dr. Henry Howard Holmes, was an American serial killer. Holmes opened a hotel in Chicago for the 1893 World... See More  

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Ends October 23, 2018 14:59

$37.00
167574

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Peshtigo Wisconsin Forest Disasters 1871 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372472266874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Oct. 13, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire * Peshtigo forest fire - Wisconsin Front page first column heads include: "Desolated Chicago" "Confidence Entirely Restored and Business Reviving" "Honorable Action of the Mercantile Community" "No Repudiation of Debts & Extortion from the Needy" "Grocers & Coal-Dealers refuse to Raise Their Prices". Over half of the front page is taken up with text on the Chicago Fire. Eight pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2018 14:39

$59.99
167570

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts Inquiry1892 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372472230464

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HELENA INDEPENDENT, Montana, Aug. 16, 1892 * Lizzie Borden murder investigation The bottom of the front page has an article with small heading: "Will not Obstruct the Law" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2018 14:10

$37.00
167565

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1873 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Auction Item # 392149244082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 17, 1873 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away at bottom right corner, otherwise good.

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Ends October 23, 2018 13:19

$34.99
167553

PHILIP STEIN American Rabbi Jewish Jews Judaica BIOGRAPHY Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471960947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 20, 1893 Of special interest is item #XV of "Notable Jews - Hon. Philip Stein" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page: "Recent Appalling Calamity on the Grounds of the Columbian Exposition at Chicago" showing a building on fire; a full pg. with 2 photos of: "Two New Cup Defenders, the 'Jubilee' and the 'Vigilant' ". and a doublepg. centerfold with 9 photos of: "Independence Day at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 23, 2018 08:20

$39.99
167527

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINS United States Delcares vs. Spain 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372471246318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war A nice & unusual graphic in this issue with a front page illustration captioned: "Entrance To Havana Harbor" showing Morro Castle with the ship La Punta. The front have also has column heads with the historic: "DECLARATION OF WAR" "The Message Sent to Congress" "Will Meet All Requirements" "Declared War in One Minute and Forty-one Seconds". The article begins: "President McKinley to-day sent a message to Congress recommending a formal declaration of war..." and another item: "It took the house one minutes and forty-one seconds to pass the declaration of war. The declaration was passed unanimously." The ... See More  

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:51

$67.00
167523

JEFFERSON DAVIS DEATH 1st Report Civil War Confederate President 1889 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392148482774

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 * Jefferson Davis death (1st report) * Confederate president - Confederacy Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis""Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis's Last Hours--Funeral Arrangements". Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose at the spine, browned at the margins with a few margin tears, bit of dirtiness to the top half of the ftpg.

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Ends October 22, 2018 11:17

$49.99
166790

Great ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death FUNERAL Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372443047653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Aug. 1, 1885 * General & President Ulysses S. Grant * Death - funeral - prints The full ftpg. is a graphic on the funeral of U.S. Grant: "The Common Sorrow". Inside has a halfpg. print: "Working on the Temporary Tomb For General Grant at Claremont" and also: "A City In Mourning...". Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, some roughness at the right margin of the first leaf, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:18

$43.00
166788

Rare LODI CALIFORNIA San Joaquin County Central Valley 1883 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127772117

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, May 30, 1883 * Rare old West title * San Joaquin County A city in the northern portion of California's Central Valley, now primarily a wine producing area ("Zinfandel capital of the world"). Eight pages, a few margin tears with an inside page archival tape mend, generally good.

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Ends October 20, 2018 15:16

$34.00
166755

WINFIELD SCOTT HANCOCK Mexican & Civil War General DEATH 1886 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127163003

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, February 13, 1886 * Winfield Scott Hancock death * United States Army General * Democratic nominee for president Page 4 has an article headed: "Hancock's Career" Also is an article headed: "Sherman On Hancock" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few binding slits along spine, generally nice.

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:31

$24.00
166746

Best CHICAGO FIRE w/ Catherine O'Leary's Barn Cows Investigation 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392127159421

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, Oct. 20, 1871 * The great Chicago Fire * Rare report on O'Leary's barn * Best title to be had ? - rare Just 10 days after the Great Chicago Fire which burned over 3 square miles of the city from Oct. 8-10, the Tribune put out this issue using a rotary press sent from Baltimore, and type sent from Cincinnati. The ftpg. begins with reports headed: "What Remains Of The City" "A Gathering Together of the Relics of Chicago" "A City of Over 290,000 Inhabitants Still In Existence" "An Exact Statement of the Number of Buildings Destroyed" "What Se Now Have that Did Not Exist in 1800". Other ftpg. items on the fire as well. Page 2 has more on the Great Fire with ... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2018 15:26

$330.00
167477

SOUTHERN STATES in Reconstruction - Free Slaves Negroes Adjusting 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392146440426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1866 * Southern states in transformation * Freed slaves in the South The top of the first column has one column headings that include: "AFFAIRS IN THE SOUTH" "Misrepresentations Sent to the North" "State of Feeling Toward the Freedmen" "Sights and Scenes in the Old Dominion" and more. Lengthy text. Compete with 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 13:38

$19.99
167476

CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Becomes LAW Slavery Ends 1866 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392146432940

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becomes law * Post Civil War - slavery Under "Thirty-Ninth Congress: is a tiny heading: "The Civil Rights Bill" with brief text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 13:26

$33.00
167461

CANADIAN CONFEDERATION Independence British Colonies United CANADA1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392146260819

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 2, 1867 * Canadian Confederation * British colonies united A very notable event in Canadian history is reported on page 2 headed: "From The Dominion of Canada - The New Government Commenced". The text concerns the beginning of Canadian independence which happened the day prior. Four pages, slightly irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 08:58

$49.99
167460

Early WINE INDUSTRY Southern California GRAPES Vine Culture 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372468130878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Jan. 2, 1867 The ftpg. includes a nice article concerning the early wine industry in California: "The Vine Culture In Southern California". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends October 19, 2018 08:52

$29.99
166692

Rare NORWEGIAN DAKOTAN Norway Grand Forks ND North Dakota 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440939556

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NORMANDEN, Grand Forks, North Dakota, Oct. 16, 1895 * Rare Norwegian Dakotan title An interesting newspaper totally in the Norwegian language, obviously subscribed to by immigrants to the Dakotas from Norway. Eight pages, inside pages have archival mends at the central fold, generally in good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:43

$68.00
166691

Rare 19th Century HONOLULU HI Hawaiian Kingdom w/ Advertisements 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126609797

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, Hawaii, Dec. 29, 1869 * Rare 19th century Hawaiian issue Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. This issue was from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii. We have offered several issues of this title previously but none in the 1860's or 1870's. Page 2 has: "Japan and Hawaii" amongst many other articles. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some older tape mends at inside margins and some more recent archival mends inside as well. Generally nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:42

$138.00
166645

Rare POND CREEK Grant County OKLAHOMA Territory Cherokee Outlet 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126046266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE POND CREEK TRIBUNE, Oklahoma Territory, Nov. 23, 1893 * Very rare title A very rare weekly title which lasted but 4 years from 1893 to 1896. Outside of our few holdings the Oklahoma Historical Society is the only institution which records having any issues of this title. Four pages, typical news reports of the day with a wealth of ads. Archivally rejoined at the spine with some spine loss, plus archival mends at the margins as well, light damp staining. Fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:28

$89.00
166640

VICTORIA WOODHULL Tennessee Celeste Claflin Libel Case ACQUITTAL 1874 Newspaer


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439880241

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 15, 1874 * Victoria Woodhull * Tennessee Celeste Claflin * Acquitted in libel suit case The top of page 3 has an historic report on libel suit against the famed Woodhull and Claflin, publisher of the women's rights newspaper of the same name. The heads: "THE WOODHULL LIBEL" "Acquittal Of The Defendants" "Scenes In Court--Rearrest and Discharge of the Defendants--Deliberations of the Jury" with the report taking three-quarters of a column. A subhead reads: "How The Verdict Was Arrived At" (see). Complete in 8 pages, browned at margins, 4 binding holes near the spine, good condition. Somewhat fragile.

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:25

$64.00
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