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159239

AMERICAN RED CROSS Humanitarian Organization Created CLARA BARTON 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142532457

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1881 * American Red Cross created * Clara Barton The front page has a very significant report on the establishment of the American Red Cross. The article is headed: "The Red Cross" "Efforts To Establish An Organization in the United States". With a dateline of "Washington, May 21", the article begins: "At a meeting held this evening, & which was attended by many prominent citizens & those actively interested in beneficent organizations, a constitution was reported by a committee...which was adopted as the basis of an organization to be known as the Red Cross Society...Miss Clara Barton, who was identified with sanitary & hospital work during the civil war, and co... See More  

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:35

$265.00
159236

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142530179

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 12, 1889 * Jefferson Davis funeral & burial * Confederate president - Confederacy The top of the last column on the ftpg. has: "JEFFERSON DAVIS BURIED" "The Grandest Funeral Seen In The South" "New Orleans Draped In Mourning and Thronged With Visitors--Bishop Galleher's Oration". The report takes the entire column & continues on pg. 2 where also are subheads; "Jefferson Davis In Prison". Ten pages, partially loose at the spine, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:32

$43.00
159069

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR STARTS in Cuba - U.S. Warships SPAIN in 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372136455316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 22, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning The front page has a fold banner headline: "WAR WITH SPAIN HAS NOW BEGUN" with another banner: "Woodford Has Left Madrid and the Fleet at Key West Has Been Ordered to Blockade Havana, While a Call for 100,000 Volunteers Will Be Made To-Day." with various additional heads concerning the beginning of the Spanish-American War. This was a result of Spain breaking off diplomatic relations with the United States and ejected the American ambassador. Eight pages, small binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2017 15:37

$86.00
159024

MOLLY MAGUIRES Pottsville Hazleton PA Penn. COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, June 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Molly Maguires" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 27 x 20 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:51

$39.00
159018

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372135365574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Conspirators - assassins The top of the first column on the front page has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Trial On Monday" "Interesting Testimony" "The Explosion at City Point" "Rejoicing Over the Terrible Deed" "The Rebel Leaders In Canada" and more concerning the trial of those who conspired to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:38

$29.00
158977

EDMUND RUFFIN Southern Fire-Eater SUICIDE & Abraham Lincoln Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924169697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1865 * Edmund Ruffin suicide * Abraham Lincoln * Trial of the conspirators Over half of the front page is taken up with: "Trial Of The Assassins" "Proceedings On Wednesday" "Argument of Mr. Doester in Behalf of Payne--A Declaration from Atzerott", all of which carries over to page 8 as well. Page 5 has a report of the suicide of the rabid Southerner Edmund Ruffin who advocated separation from the North long before the Civil War. He is credited with firing the first shot at Fort Sumter to begin the Civil War (see hyperlink for much more on him). Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed (preferred), nice condition.

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:34

$41.00
158932

CONSPIRATORS Abraham Lincoln Assassination John Surratt Arrest ? 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131368327

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 3, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * John Surratt arrest - Conspirators Among the ftpg. column heads are: "A Mysterious Prisoner" "A Man Manacled & Guarded on a Hasty Journey" "He is Supposed to be the Notorious John. H. Surratt" "Painful Extent of Public Curiosity" "Nobody Knows Anything About It" "He is Thought to Have Been Concerned with Booth" and a bit more (see). The bkpg. includes: "The Homeward March" "Arrival, Reception & Departure of a Mass. Brigade" and also: "Out-Door Sports--Base Ball" with details of 2 baseball games with box scores (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 15:24

$37.00
158912

JOHN GAFFNEY Major League Baseball "KING OF UMPIRES" Pioneer 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131331632

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888 Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see Wikipedia for more) Six pages, very large folio size, minor margin tears, a bit loose at the spine. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:34

$57.00
158900

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312070

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Burlington, Iowa, June 30, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#11) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 11, published when the train was at Burlington, Iowa. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along the way. Each issue carrie... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:53

$377.00
158898

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial Crisis 1873 Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131233555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Sept. 29, 1873 * Panic of 1873 * Wall Street - stock market * Henry Clews The front page has much reporting on the financial panic of 1873 with heads: "The Business Blockade" "The Financial Crisis Not Yet Over" and more. Text takes up almost five columns, all on the front page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:50

$32.00
158896

Rare CORONADO San Diego County California1888 Newspaper w/ Hotel del Coronado AD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923309431

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CORONADO EVENING MERCURY, California, February 14, 1888 * Uncommon title * Hotel del Coronado ad Very uncommon newspaper from this city in San Diego Bay. Considered an island, but technically a peninsula connected to the mainland by the "Silver Strand". This was the year the world-famous Hotel Del Coronado opened, with a front page advertisement for it (see). It opened as the largest resort hotel in the world. It remains very famous today. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some tears at the folds that are archival mended, some small margins tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:47

$39.00
158893

1st Woman ELECTRIC CHAIR Electrocution Execution MARTHA M.PLACE 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923295645

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, March 21, 1899 * First woman to die in electric chair... * Martha Place - 1st report The first two columns are consumed with reports on the very first electric chair execution of a woman in America. Column heads include: "MRS. PLACE EXECUTED" "First Woman to Die in Electric Chair in New York" "But Two Shocks Were Given" "Most Successful Affair Yet at Sing Sing" "No Scene and No Delay" with more (see). Included is an illustration of: "Mrs. Martha E. Place" (see Wikipedia for more on her). Complete in 10 pages, evenly toned, but irregular at the spine, some minor margin tears. A bit fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:24

$63.00
158892

FINANCIAL PANIC Post "Black Friday" Wall Street & Gold Crisis 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923278113

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1869 * New York Wall Street financial crisis * Stock Market & gold Panic * Post "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) With pages 1 & 2 filled with ads news coverage begins inside. Page 7 has column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The Administration and the Wall Street Panic" "Fisk Seeking the Presidential Confidence" "The Gold Gamblers' Spoiled by the President". Also interesting that pg. 3 has: "RELIGIOUS" "Sermons & Services Yesterday" "The Ministers of God on the Disciples of Mammon" "Lessons for 'the Street' and from 'the Street' " with more, on religious services focusing on the gold panic. This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould c... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:54

$40.00
158889

KENTUCKY DERBY Thoroughbred Horse Race PLAUDIT w/ Willie Simms 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923273349

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, May 5, 1898 * Kentucky Derby * Plaudit - horse * Willie Simms The top of pg. 3 has column heads on the Kentucky Derby. The winning jockey was Willie Simms, an African-American. He also won in the 1896 running as well. His name is only mentioned in the results (and misspelled; see). Heads include: "Kentucky Derby Won By Plaudit" "Aristocratic Son of Himyar Defeats Lieber Karl in a Grand Race" "Thousand Witness the Event" with more (see). Eight pages, even toning, good condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:42

$64.00
158888

ULYSSES S. GRANT General Order No. 11 JEWS w/ Adolph Moses Letter 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131189750

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 13, 1868 * General Ulysses S. Grant * General Order No. 11 - Jews The bottom of the front page, & carrying over to page 2, contains an extremely significant Judaica item headed: "Gen. Grant's Jew Order" "Letter of an Able Hebrew Lawyer in Support of the Republican Cause". This relates to Ulysses S. Grant's General Order #11 from during the Civil War, known as the infamous "Jew Order". See Wikipedia for further details on Grant's controversial order which is considered to be the most anti-Semitic official act in American history. As Wikipedia notes, Grant's General Order #11 and antisemitism became an issue during the 1868 presidential campaign. In a letter, published ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:38

$277.00
158884

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Returns 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131142953

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Jan. 25, 1890 * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Returns home The back page has one column heads: "Miss Nellie Bly" "At Harrisburg This Morning on Her Return Trip Around the World" which reports on her arrival at Harrisburg and Philadelphia following her record-breaking trip around the world (see). Four pages, large folio size, a bit irregular at the spine margin, otherwise nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:09

$65.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
158855

General ULYSSES S. GRANT Preparing for Presidential Inauguration 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922755607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, March 3, 1873 * Ulysses S. Grant The ftpg. has lengthy reporting concerning the inaugural ceremonies to to held for U.S. Grant the following day. The bkpg. has: "Through The South" "North & South Carolina". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:34

$28.00
158843

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130521584

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, April 24, 1879 * Actor Edwin Booth * Attempted assassination (1st report) * Mark Gray The top of page 2 has an article headed: "Edwin Booth Fired At" "Attempted Assassination of the Actor in a Chicago Theatre" (see) Another article appears on page 3 headed: "THE ATTACK ON EDWIN BOOTH" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: Mark Gray (attempted assassin) was a traveling salesman from Keokuk, Iowa who fired two shots from a pistol at actor Edwin Booth on April 23, 1879. Booth was playing the title role in Richard II (play) at McVickers Theatre in Chicago, Illinois, during the f... See More  

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
158838

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922745532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Feb. 1, 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 Task of Diogenes Not In It." double-page centerfold: "Tammany Is With Cleveland." which shows the Tammany Tiger. back page has 4 comic illustrations with a poem: "The Law's Delays." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:11

$27.00
158629

WILLIAM MCKINLEY St. Louis Republican Nomination1896 East Pepperell MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391917397582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PEPPERELL ADVERTISER, Massachusetts, June 20, 1896 * William McKinley nomination * Republican convention - St. Louis The front page has a nice report on the Republication nomination of Wm. McKinley for President, with a portrait of him, his wife, his mother & father, his home, and his running mate. Much more on the convention on the bkpg. with 14 more prints. Eight pages, large folio size, some foxing at folds, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends December 01, 2017 14:32

$38.00
158493

ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death w/ PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118426481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JAMESTOWN EVENING JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1885 * General Ulysses S. Grant A nice newspaper reporting the death of General Ulysses S. Grant, with all columns on all 4 pgs. black-bordered and the ftpg. having a nice engraving of him with column heads: "HIS SUFFERING ENDED" "THE DEATH OF GEN. GRANT ! " "Peacefully & Painlessly He Passes Away, With His Family Around Him" "Beholding the Sunrise of a New Day in Another World" "Affecting Scenes in the Chamber of Death--How the End Came" with much detail, the text taking nearly two columns. Four pages, rubbing & wear at the folds with some perforation, a few small archival mends mostly inside, wear at the margins.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:29

$64.00
158447

Rare TIN CUP Gunnison County COLORADO Old West Mining Ghost Town 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913829693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GARFIELD BANNER, Tin Cup, Gunnison County, Colorado, March 4, 1882 * Very rare Old West title A very rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes only one institution as having just a single issue of this title. The holdings of the only other institution with any issues were recently purchased by us. In October 1859, prospector Jim Taylor panned some gold from Willow Creek, and carried it back to camp in a tin cup; he named the valley “Tin Cup Gulch.”. For years the area was the site of seasonal placer mining, but no year-round communities were established, partly because of the danger of Indian attack. In 1878, lode deposits were discovered and the town ... See More  

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Ends November 25, 2017 13:37

$92.00
158423

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116267339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada The front page has one column headings: see images with smaller heads. Loads of text.. Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:13

$38.00
158394

LEADVILLE Lake County COLORDAO Silver Mining Boomtown Description 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116225030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 6, 1880 * Leadville, Colorado on the rise * Silver mining boomtown This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "A Look At Leadville" "Visit to the Greatest Mining Camp in the World" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. 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 10 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:26

$30.00
158389

EIFFEL TOWER Paris France Exposition Universelle World's Fair PRINT1889 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116220660

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 16, 1889 * Eiffel tower * Paris, France The entire front page is taken up with a nice print captioned: "The Paris Exhibition--Stairway Of The Eiffel Tower". What would become the iconic structure of the Paris skyline for well over 100 years was created in 1889 as the entrance to the Paris Exhibition. Page 2 begins with an article on the Eiffel Tower. Sixteen pages, a few discrete archival mends at the top margin of inside leaves, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:20

$46.00
158388

Rare PRO-PROHIBITION Anti Beer Liquor Alcohol 1884 Chicago Illinois Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116219868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 14, 1885 * Rare title A prohibition newspaper which railed against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:19

$34.00
158385

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913245471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1876 The top of pg. 2 has column heads on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with: "1776 - 1876" "INDEPENDENCE DAY" "The Patriotic Centennial" "Eloquence and Enthusiasm" "THE CELEBRATION IN BOSTON" with nearly 3 columns of detailed text. Four pages, large folio size, several folds, good condition. Folder size note is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:14

$28.00
158382

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Beginning William T. Sampson U.S. NAVY Cuba 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913243943

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 25, 1898 * Spanish-American War beginning * Spain's 1st shot - Morro Castle The ftpg. has some nice heads on the Spanish-American War: "MORRO CASTLE OPENS FIRE ON ADMIRAL SAMPSON'S FLEET" "But Not a Shot Hits Its Mark, and No Gun Is Fired in Return" "Many Prizes Taken By Warships" "Lively Chase After a Strange Cruiser" and more. Also two related illustrations: "The Oregon and The Marietta--the Emperario." Eight pages, a few binding slits at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:10

$35.00
158367

15 PUZZLE Game of Fifteen Mystic Square Tiles U.S. CRAZE 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913234528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880 * 15 puzzle U.S. craze * Game of fifteen Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN" Text takes up about a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few margin tears, some creasing, should be handled with care.

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Ends November 24, 2017 12:47

$40.00
159170

Evangelist DWIGHT L. MOODY Bible Spiritual Hippodrome Sermon 1876 NYC Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372139293089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 14, 1876 * Evangelist Dwight L. Moody * P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome sermon The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PREACHING TO THOUSANDS" "Sunday At The Hippodrome" and more. Text takes up a full column on the front page and 3 full columns on page 2. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 08:46

$33.00
158282

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912024274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, March 4, 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, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2017 12:58

$37.00
158194

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372108912207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WITNESS, Extra # 2, June, 1875 * Ira D. Sankey * Dwight Lyman Moody * Evangelist - Evangelism This uncommon temperance issue is entirely focused on the Moody and Sankey meetings at the New York hippodrome. Complete with 4 pages, a little margin and fold wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:40

$38.00
158186

1898 SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Ends Surrender Cuba & Puerto Rico SPAIN Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909284950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, Aug. 13, 1898 * Spanish-America War ends * Independence of Cuba The front page announces: "THE PRESIDENT DECLARES THE WAR AT AN END" with related subheads including: "Peace Protocol Between the united States and Spain Is Now Signed" "A Proclamation Has Been Issued' and more (see). This essentially marked the end of the Spanish-American War, although negotiations did not create the formal treaty until December. Eight pages, some margin tears, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:27

$87.00
158123

Early BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Game & Henry Wirz Andersonville Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107932942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball championship * Henry Wirz trial - Andersonville prison The back page has: "Out-Door Sports" "Base Ball" "The Grand Match At Brooklyn--The Atlantics The Victors--A Fine Display Of Batting". Summary describes the game as the second contest for the championship of the United States, and mentions in part: "...the presence of a force of police...had its preventive influence, but apart from that, the crowd was an American ball players crowd in its love of order and decorum...". Page 5 has: "The Trial of Capt. Wertz to Begin To-day" "He is Accused of Willful Maltreatment of Prisoners" "That He Refused Proper Shelter & Necessary Food" "That... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:35

$37.00
158063

ROBERT TODD LINCOLN President Abraham & Mary 1st Son PRINT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908030693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OUR COUNTRY HOME, New York, May 1889 * Robert Todd Lincoln print * Abraham's last surviving child The middle of the ftpg. features a print of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only one of Lincoln's four sons to live into adulthood. Also a ftpg. article: "Robert Todd Lincoln, Minister to England" (see). Sixteen pages, 10 1/4 by 14 inches, minimal wear.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:04

$28.00
158059

Great CHICAGO IL Skyline & World's Columbian Exposition PRINTS 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908024683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892 * Chicago skyline foldout print * World's Columbian Exposition Nice full front page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - The Dedication Ceremonies in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building." with several more pages of Exhibition prints inside. But the prime content is the large fold out print: "The Heart of Chicago, From the Masonic Building" found in the Supplement which is rarely available. And it is in uncommonly nice condition as the more typically received much wear. This foldout is in very nice condition (see).

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:52

$76.00
157895

HABEAS CORPUS Restored in North Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101052661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865. * Post civil War reconstruction * Habeas Corpus restored Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "Terrible Disaster on the Orange and Alexandria Road" and more. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:27

$30.00
157792

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB Hangings 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391901076245

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1871 * Anti- Chinese riot massacre * Chinatown hangings * Los Angeles, California Page 8 has a one column heading: "Terrible Anti-Chinese Riot in Los Angeles, California" with small one column subheads: "War Of Races: "Riot at Los Angeles, Cal.--The Chinese Murder a Citizen and are Attacked by a Mob" (see) First report coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:04

$42.00
157763

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Patriotic Order Sons of America 1870 Camp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900501971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1870 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see Wikipedia for additional info.), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public school system, The Constitution of the United Sates and the American way of life. An historic service rendered by the Patriotic Order Sons of America includes the saving of Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge and the surrounding grounds. Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 14 inches, m... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:13

$38.00
157762

JOHN ALLEN "Wickedest Man in New York" Dance Hall Owner ARRESTED 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900500964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1868 * John Allen (saloon keeper) arrested * "Wickedest Man in New York" * Notorious underworld figure * Post Water Street revival - dance hall Page 6 has an article headed: "John Allen At Tombs" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on John Allen's arrest shortly after he claimed to be reformed. Google Wikipedia for more information re: John Allen (saloon keeper). Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:10

$34.00
157614

Yankee Union Civil War General GEORGE H. THOMAS Death 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896817843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1870 * General George Henry Thomas The front page has an article headed: "Death of Major-General George H. Thomas in California" "Gen. Thomas" and more. (see) More inside. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:31

$37.00
157582

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895969504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, May 17, 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: "No Doubt About Her Final Choice." double-page centerfold: "Now Let the Rogue's March Begin!" back page is a 6 panel cartoon: "A Progressive Flirtation." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:43

$27.00
157580

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895968198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the nice graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps this is not surprising, because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice first column heads as well including: "AT REST" "Near The Place That Gave Him Life" "And Among the People He Had Loved So Well" "Lies All That is Mortal of Our Fallen Chief" "His Long Journey Almost Ended" and more. Fine content inside as well, with pages 4 and 5 having nice & large graphics on the funeral, and pages 6 & 7 have in... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:40

$159.00
157574

Great RUGBY Football & Thomas Nast Political PRINTS 1876 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895964282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1876 * Great rugby print - football The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity". Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4 page: "Gather Wood" Perhaps the most desired print is the great doublepage centerfold: "Foot-Ball at the Wall", which would be a rugby scrum scene. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:31

$77.00
157432

Great 19th Century BROADSIDE Poster for a Concert 1890 DISPLAY Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891783476

Shown is an original & historic old broadside, offered to enhance your collectible interest: This is a great broadside for a: "BAND CONCERT ! The Weare Cornet Band..." with further particulars. The date is near the bottom: "Thur. Eve. Mar. 27, '90" [1890] This broadside measures 20 1/2 by 28 1/2 inches, has a few very small holes near the top, minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice, clean condition & extremely displayable. Printed on pale yellow paper.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:18

$210.00
157392

GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE Takes Amnesty Oath End of Slavery Slaves 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891211907

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee * Takes amnesty oath * End of slavery support The first column has heads: "FIREMEN'S JUBILEE" "Grand Parade of Firemen in Philadelphia" with more on the celebration for the firemen. Also near the top: "Gen. Lee Takes the Amnesty Oath" which includes the complete printing of the document in which he pledges to support the Constitution of the United States & support all laws regarding the emancipation of slaves, signed in type: R. E. Lee (see). Inside pages have some Reconstruction-related items. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:49

$32.00
157377

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD Unveiling 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080814214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1875 * Poet Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE MEMORY OF POE" with subheads. (see). First report coverage continues on the following page taking up 2 full columns of text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear at the spine, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends October 19, 2017 14:58

$92.00
157349

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1871 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890533595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Feb. 4, 1871 * Rare pro-white title A racist newspaper which existed before, during, and after the Civil War. The motto in the masthead: "The Republic of Washington and Jackson--A Union of Co-Equal States, And A White Citizenship." Among the articles: "White & Black--How Divided" "The 'Colored Cadet' " "Woman Suffrage" "The Word 'White' in New Jersey" "Death of To Garrett, the 'Slave Stealer' ". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, tears at margins.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:44

$28.00
157257

Very Rare MORMONS Latter-Day Saints Periodical from 1875 Copenhagen DENMARK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888396243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875 The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark. American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavians to the body of Mormons. This is the first Latter-Day Saints periodical we have seen published outside of America or England. Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by8 1/2 inches, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:31

$177.00
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