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170067

Rare SOUTHOLD North Fork Long Island NY Suffolk County New York 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217906509

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LONG ISLAND TRAVELER, Southold, New York, Feb. 12, 1880 * Rare title The first of this title we have located from this town in the far northeastern tip of Long Island, on the North Fork. Various local items and advertisements. Four pages, several creases mostly at the margins, several archival mends inside, some wear at margins & the fold.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:26

$39.00
170048

HANGING OF THE CONSPIRATORS Abraham Lincoln Assassination Murder 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217809026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, July 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Execution of the conspirators * Mary Surratt and others A great issue on the hanging of the conspirators of Abraham Lincoln and particularly interesting to have in this raciest newspaper, which calls itself: "The White Man's Paper" (see photos), particularly use of the word "Alleged" in the first column head. The top of the first column: "EXECUTION of the ALLEGED CONSPIRATORS" "Hanging of Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt" with the text taking over half of the front page. Great detail with subheads including: "the Friends & Relatives of the Prisoners" "The Procession To the Gallows" 'The Proceedings on the Scaffold" ""Application For ... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:48

$95.00
169984

WALT WHITMAN "After the Dazzle of Day" 1st First Appearance POEM 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216314250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, February 3, 1888 On page 4 is a poem titled: "After the Dazzle of Day", reading in its entirety: "After the dazzle of day is gone Only the dark night shows to my eyes the stars; After the clangor of organ majestic or chorus or perfect band Silent athwart my soul moves the symphony true. WALT WHITMAN". This is the very first appearance of this Walt Whitman poem, as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. Very significant as such. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, light toning, a few minor margin tears, very good condition.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:47

$175.00
169983

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mauch Chunk PA Coal Miners Executions REPRIEVE 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568891984

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 16, 1878 * Molly Maguires * Mauch Chunk Page 3 has an article: "Mollies Reprieved" which concerns the Mollie Maguires, beginning: "Gov. Hartranft...reprieved the condemned Mollie Maguires, James McDonnell and Charles Sharpe, who were to have been hanged on the 18th instant, at Mauch Chunk..." with further details. Easton is not far from what was then Mauch Chunk, currently Jim Thorpe. Four pages nice condition.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:47

$35.00
169979

AMERICAN LEAGUE Major League Baseball MLB Founded Creation 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392216311893

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 4, 1881 A report near the top of page 5 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet historically very significant report--the creation of the American League of Major League Baseball. The report is headed: "The New Base Ball Association" which begins: "The new base-ball league at Cleveland organized yesterday as the American association of base-ball players and chose these officers: President, H.D. McKnight..." followed by the other officers. It also notes: "...The new constitution requires a fixed sum to be paid a visiting club fort every game, leaving the home club the price of admission..." with more (see). Wikipedia confirms, noting the America League was founded on November 2, ... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:44

$144.00
169964

Rare WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Female Movement Clara Bewick Colby 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372568868866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1894 * Rare title * Women's suffrage Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby (see the web for more), a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspondent during the Spanish-American War, the first woman to be so recognized. As would be suspected the content is primarily focused on women's rights and suffrage. Four pages, tabloid size, ink notation along the upper spine, generally very nice.

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Ends February 14, 2019 15:31

$40.00
169939

NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION at Louisville KY Frederick Douglass 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392215988546

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 27, 1883 The top of the ftpg. has the last column headed: "AN UNRULY CONVENTION" "The Delegates To Louisville In a Constant Uproar" "Attempts to Indorse the Republican Party and Arthur's Administration Cause a Row". The article begins: "Thus far the National Colored Convention has been in a state of chaos, and the address of Frederick Douglass is the only notable feature..." with more (see). The article takes almost half a column. Eight pages, four binding holes at the blank spine, somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully. A bit irregular at the spine & some minor margin tears.

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Ends February 14, 2019 07:14

$48.00
169897

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Returning1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213194913

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 18, 1890 * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Returning home Page 2 has the report on the return home of Nellie Bly from her round-the-world trip, an excursion which was sponsored by this newspaper. It also ran a contest to guess to exact length of time for her trip (see). The report is headed: "Guess Early & Often" "Nearing Home" "Nellie Bly Will Soon Be in Sight of the Golden Gate" Complete in 10 pages, partial loss of the spine margin, pulpish and browned with various margin tears, some extending into text but without causing loss. Must be handled very carefully.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:12

$63.00
169893

SAMUEL PERRIS Notorious Bank Robber JAIL ESCAPE 1872 Worcester Mass. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372564960292

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 6, 1872 * Samuel 'Worcester Sam' Perris * burglar, safe cracker and bank robber * Jail escape - best title to have Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Local Matters" "A DARING ESCAPE" "Sam Perris at Liberty" "How He Broke Jail". This is the notorious bank robbery 'Worcester' Sam Perris, who was called one of the most notorious criminals in America. It is said Perris participated in nearly every major bank robbery in the United States during a 20-year period. Being a "local" criminal, breaking out of the Worcester jail, terrific to have this report in a Worcester newspaper. Four pages, large folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:11

$82.00
169876

CLINTON MS Mississippi RIOT Negroes Political Rally MASSACRE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212997673

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1875 * Clinton MS Mississippi * Political rally - riot - massacre The front page has a report: "Troubles In Mississippi - Disturbance at a Political Meeting - Several White Men and Negroes Killed". This riot began over the use of liquor where it was prohibited. The report includes: "...When the colored Marshal approached them and forbade the drinking. This order was not regarded, and when the Marshal attempted to take the bottle out of Siveley's hand Siveley struck him over the head with. Senator Caldwell, colored, started to settle the difficulty, and was followed by some twenty negroes... Some one fired a shot, which was followed by a general firing and a stampede..." In the end, at least fort... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:40

$38.00
169871

BILLY THE KID William H. Bonney Old West Outlaw Pat Garratt KILLS 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392212996526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead * Pat Garrett - Old West lawman Page 4 has a very inconspicuous report, without a heading, reading: "The gentleman known by the glorious title of "Billy the Kid", who has made life and the possession of it very uncertain in New Mexico for several years past has at last met his doom. Pat Garrett gets the reward for putting an end to his existence." (see) The front page has reports on the condition of President Garfield (shot earlier in the month) and an article: "Outlaws Murder Indians" among other items. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends February 10, 2019 09:37

$117.00
169846

Rare 1883 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372563662655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, Jan. 24, 1883 * 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: "The Only Democratic Presidential Candidate Who Stands A Chance of Election in 1884." double-page centerfold: "Gambling With Death." back page: "The Burglar Of the Present--Everything Lovely" Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2019 07:59

$27.00
169712

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372556587278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 10, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia * Votes for ratification - success Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet very historic report headed: "Washington" "Special Dispatch to the Republican" "The Purchase of Russia-America". The report mentions there were votes against it and: "...Three or four republican senators have indicated their purpose to oppose the whole project to the last...at 5 o'clock, however, a vote was taken & the treaty was ratified by the requisite two-thirds vote. The handful of democrats present of course voted for the treaty. Secretary Seward is in high glee over the result." Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2019 15:40

$78.00
169634

ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL & Thomas A. Watson Telephone Invention 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392206322443

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida NY, February 8, 1877. * Alexander Graham Bell & T.A. Watson * Invention of the Telephone A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. 8 pages in nice condition. Page 7 contains an article on the telephone invention by Alexander Graham Bell and T.A. Watson. (see)

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:24

$33.00
169627

Uncommon 19th Century DANVILLE Vermillion County ILLINOIS 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555522869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 10, 1880 * Uncommon title This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, generally in nice condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:17

$30.00
169625

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372555522409

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, May 10, 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: "The Triumph of the Title-Hunting, Money-Bag Mama." double-page centerfold: "The Political Safe-Breakers Foiled." back page has 6 comic illustrations: "The Woeful Ballad of the Twelve Jurymen and the 'Expert' Witnesses." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 01, 2019 14:16

$27.00
169560

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President in Fort Monroe Confinement 18965 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548371359

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 * Jefferson Davis in confinement * Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender". Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starved nor Pampered in Any Way - His health Better Than it Has Been in Five Years - He is as Well as Can be Expected". The back page features baseball reports with box scores. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:22

$37.00
169559

VICTOR HUGO French Poet Novelist Romanticisn Era Post Exile LETTER1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548371003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 24, 1870 Victor Hugo - French poet novelist The entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with: "VICTOR HUGO""His Address to The German People" being a lengthy letter signed by him in type: Victor Hugo. This was written shortly after his return after 15 years in exile. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:22

$32.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
169531

RUMSEY KY Kentucky Apparition GHOST Spirit Spectre 1873 Evansville IN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392201363753

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVANSVILLE, Indiana, October 18, 1873 * Rumsey KY Kentucky * Ghost - apparition This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. The back page has one column headings: "MORE GHOSTS" "A Ghostly Navigator Disturbs a Ferry Man and Sails Away with His Boat" and more. (see) Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:00

$23.00
170007

MOODY AND SANKEY Ira D. & Dwight Lyman Evangelists MEETINGS 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392217599243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WITNESS, Extra # 1, Feb. 12, 1875 * Evangelist Dwight L. Moody's sermon * Preaches at P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome * Ira D. Sankey - Number "one" issue This uncommon temperance issue is entirely focused on the Moody and Sankey meetings at the New York hippodrome. All the text on the front and back pertain to this. Includes a diagram of the hippodrome on the top front side. Complete as a single sheet, a few small archival mends, generally nice.

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Ends January 24, 2019 07:35

$39.99
169951

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Auction Item # 392216031968

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, April 6, 1874 * 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 stain in upper masthead, nice condition.

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Ends January 22, 2019 08:21

$37.00
169909

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392215159234

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1874 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas This is just the front leaf of this issue, which features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." Nast Santa Claus prints are much in demand as he is credited with creating the modern "jolly" version of Santa. Very nice condition, light browning at the margin edges, very displayable.

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Ends January 21, 2019 07:25

$174.99
169908

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


eBay Auction Item # 372567465444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing a child hanging a Christmas stocking at the fireplace, with a cameo print of Santa Claus in the fireplace screen. Nast is noted for creating the modern-day version of Santa Claus. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed with wider margins than normal, minimal margin wear, very nice condition.

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Ends January 21, 2019 07:21

$99.99
169907

CHRISTMAS Print Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS 1873 Harper's Weekly - Children Dreams


eBay Auction Item # 392215152398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well. There are many other prints in the issue but they pale in comparison to this great centerfold. And This issue was never bound nor trimmed, with wider margins than normal, no binding holes at the central fold. The condition of this Nast print is terrific.

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Ends January 21, 2019 07:14

$224.99
169480

VICTORIA WOODHULL & Tennessee Celeste Claflin LIBEL SUIT CASE 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392198193763

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1874 * Victoria Woodhull * Tennessee Celeste Claflin The back page has: "The Woodhull & Claflin Case" "The Challis Libel Suit Commenced--Two Jurors Obtained" takes close to have a column & begins: "The long-ending trial of Victoria C. Woodhull, Tennie C. Claflin, and Col. James H. Blood, charged with libeling Luther C. Challis in 'Woodhull & Claflin's Weekly" of the 2nd of November, 1872, was commenced yesterday..." with much more. Complete in 8 pages, lightly toned & browned at the margins, partially loose at the spine, 3 small binding holes near the spine. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:45

$44.00
169479

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372543456392

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw Page 4 has a very detailed & lengthy report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. The top of page 6 has the heading: "VASQUEZ THE OUTLAW" "Particulars Of His Capture" "He Is Surprised In Ben, Jumps From A Window, Is pursued, Wounded Thrice, and Taken". The text takes 1 1/3 columns and offers much detail. See the web for more on the life & career of Vasquez. Page 9 has a curious article he... See More  

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Ends January 20, 2019 12:44

$83.00
169408

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell Invent - Prints 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196975295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 31, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone A front page report headed: "The Telephone" begins: "We have already laid before our readers accounts of the wonderful performance of Professor Bell's telephone, an instrument remarkable not merely for its phenomenal capabilities but also because of its having been brought to its present stage of development within the period which has elapsed since June last....Without undertaking to follow the inventor through his various improvements, it will suffice here to state the telephone has recently carried the human voice over a distance of 143 miles (from Boston to North Conway, N.H.), so that ordinary conversational tones utte... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:48

$379.00
169403

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196974786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 22, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to be had ? Half of the first column has heads concerning the death & funeral of President James Garfield including: "IN THE CAPITOL" "Lie The Remains of the Dead President" "Followed There by a Mourning Multitude" "the Trip from Elberon to Washington" and much more. Much reporting on inside pages as well. Also a front page illustration of him. Garfield was from Ohio. Additionally page 4 has an interesting illustration showing: "THE TRACK and Lodgment of the Fatal Bullet." with descriptive text (see). Page 1 is black-bordered, plus mourning rules at the top & bottom of the inside pages. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed,... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:46

$57.00
169384

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISION Biography as Young Boy 1875 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196969362

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 31, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Biography as a young boy This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "When Edison Was A Boy" with subhead. (see) Text takes up over a full column. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along spine, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:35

$30.00
169867

Rare VELASCO TX pre Freeport Brazoria County TEXAS Map 1892 Volume 1 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392212991329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, Jan. 28, 1892 * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the final actions of the Battle of Br... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 09:33

$47.00
169345

THE YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Shootout with Lawmen w/ John Killed 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196340460

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 19, 1874 * The Younger Brothers gang * Shootout with lawmen Page 5 has a small, one column heading: "Desperate Conflict Between Detectives And Robbers" See the photo for text on a shootout between the Youngers and lawmen in which John Younger was killed. Rare to find articles regarding this infamous outlaw gang. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:42

$44.00
169334

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196338071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, April, 1876 A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content including "Materialism--Spiritualism" "Fruitfulness In the Divine Life" "Decline of Spiritualism" and much more. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 15:36

$29.00
169322

MOLLY MAGUIRES MURDERS John 'Black Jack' Kehoe Execution FUNERAL 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539736911

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 21, 1878 * Molly Maguire execution * John Kehoe funeral Page 2 has a small item concerning John Kehoe, one of the prime instigators of the Mollie Maguires not far from Easton: "The funeral of John Kehoe, who was hanged at Pottsville on Wednesday, took place yesterday at Tamaqua, and was largely attended." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:39

$29.00
169303

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372539721521

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1872 * James Fisk Jr. assassination (1st report) * "Big Jim" "Diamond Jim" The front page has an article headed: "DEATH OF JAMES FISK" with subheads. (see) Very lengthy text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2019 09:25

$52.00
169205

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372534569300

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 26, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators * Loads of testimony The entire front page and over half of the back page are taken up with very detailed and verbatim accounts of those called to give testimony in the trial of the Lincoln assassins. The front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Full Report of the Proceedings on Thursday" "Testimony to the Cruel Treatment of Our Prisoners in Richmond" "Major Turner Boasts that He Purposely Tortured Them" "Evidence that Arnold was a Soldier in the Rebel Service" "More Testimony Implicating Dr. Mudd With the Assassins" "Witnesses to Prove Good Character for Mrs. Surratt" "An Effort to Prove an Alibi on Beh... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:43

$47.00
169098

American Poet WALT WHITMAN 1st Appearance of Poem HALCYON DAYS 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392190946552

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, January 29, 1888 * Walt Whitman - American poet * 1st Appearance of "Halcyon Days" At the top of page 12 is a poem titled: "Halcyon Days" by the noted Walt Whitman, this being the very first appearance of this poem in print as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Complete in 24 pages, light toning, very good condition.

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Ends January 09, 2019 15:37

$225.00
169047

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188908776

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 18, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds The front page has a brief article headed: "The Colfax Massacre" with subhead. (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 January 06, 2019 14:52

$32.00
169040

JAMES A. GARFIELD Presidential Inauguration Inaugural Address 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188905938

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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 January 06, 2019 14:45

$52.00
169000

H.H. HOLMES 1st American Serial Killer Murder Castle in Chicago 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527495469

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 5, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial ending * Murder Castle in Chicago The front page has small one column headings: "Will Be Charged With Murder" "Warrants to Be Taken Out for Holmes in Chicago" (see) See image for text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:12

$48.00
168939

GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Civil War Major General Death BURIAL 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372525280259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Nov. 3, 1885 * George B. McClellan burial * Civil War Major-General The top of the front page has one column heading: "LAID TO REST" with subheads. (see) Eight pages, some margin wear with a few small tears, generally good.

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Ends January 04, 2019 14:47

$33.00
168747

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1868 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392182069704

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, Aug. 8, 1868 * Victorian fashions * Dress pattern "Supplement" included! This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867. The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering everything from the avant-garde to running a country home. There is a wealth of fashion-themed prints with this issue, with text as well (see). Of particular rarity is the large foldout dress pattern included with this issue. Since it was simply loose and not bound in, these patterns are al... See More  

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:20

$39.00
168732

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516858580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, August 2, 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: "They'll Have To Follow Suit." double-page centerfold: "Deliverance At Hand!" back page: "Harold Witherbee's Triumph--A Story of Adventure in New Jersey." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:10

$27.00
168652

CATHERINE O'LEARY Chicago Fire COW Kicked Latern Investigation1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392181310086

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1871 * Catherine O'Leary's cow legend * Chicago fire started from her barn Page 3 has a very interesting article headed: "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow" "Attempt to Get at the Truth as to the Origin of the Chicago Fire--Statement of Neighbors". Keep in mind that this was just 7 weeks after the fire, and it is rare to find contemporary accounts giving some credence to the report that Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the fire by kicking over a lantern. This report is an investigation by the Chicago Board of Police & Fire Commissioners, with several interviews including Patrick O'Leary, noting in part: "...Patrick O'Leary, husband of Catherine O'Leary, whose wife owned the kicking cow, said he was in bed & didn't k... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:01

$75.00
168485

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Museam Menagerie Advertisement & Illustration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372504241596

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 2, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Also ftpg. column heads on: "The Financial Panic" Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends December 16, 2018 14:04

$37.00
168403

VICTORIA WOODHULL'S SISTER Opposition to the Free Love Doctrine 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 8, 1872 * Victoria Woodhull sister * Free Love opposition The back page has: "Opposition to Free Love--Lecture by Mrs. Brooker" which begins: "Mrs. Utie Brooker, the sister of Victoria Woodhull, lectured last night at the Cooper Institute, in opposition to the doctrine of free love as advocated by her sister...". Also inside: "Sumner's Charges" "Utah" "A Maniac Loose" and much more. Eight pages, a library repair at the spine of the back leaf, some minor margin tears.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:40

$47.00
168402

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177626

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 31, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Front page column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ", "Some Discussion About Handcuffing the Prisoner", "The Tendency of Evidence the Same as on Former Days", and more, with the text taking 2 1/2 columns of the front page. Included is a letter from Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Civil War prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, where the Yankee prisoners were horribly treated. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:40

$32.00
168401

Early NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY Railroad Train Construction MAP 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 27, 1871 * Northern Pacific Railway (Railroad) map * During construction to the West Coast The back page features a very nice and very detailed map of the United States and Canada headed: "THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD" . Considerable text as well headed: "The Road" "The New North-West" "Business Of the Road" "The Land Grant". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:39

$38.00
168398

Rare SWEDISH IMMIGRATION Scandinavian Minneapolis MN Minnesota 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392173389902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BUDSTIKKEN, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 9, 1890 * Rare Swedish immigration publication A quite uncommon Swedish language newspaper published for Scandinavian immigrants who settled in the Minnesota farmlands. Eight pages, some margin tears, otherwise good condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:38

$67.00
168371

Rare DAWSON ND Kidder County North Dakota 19th Century 1891 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172735937

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAWSON TIMES, North Dakota, Nov. 12, 1891 * Very rare title just after statehood This is the first of this title we have offered, and from just two years after North Dakota statehood. Typical news & ads of the day. Complete in 8 pages, many archival mends at interior folds and edges, generally good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2018 15:25

$66.00
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