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183590

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster w/ MAP 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900997480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire w/ map A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a front page map headed: "DEVASTATED CHICAGO. Sectional Diagram, by Miles, Showing the Burned District of the City." First column heads include: "THE RUINED CITY" "Terrible Condition of the City of Chicago" "Further Details of the Appalling Conflagration" "The Flames Providentially Stayed by a Rain-Storm" "Incendiaries Detected & Summarily Executed" "Extraordinary Sufferings of the Homeless Citizens" "The Aggregate Loss Estimated at Nearly $200,000,000" "The Chicago Calamity" and other subheads. Five of the seven ftpg. columns are taken up with reports on the Chicago fire. Eight pages, some minor mar... See More  

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Ends September 07, 2020 11:04

$138.00
183580

Early "Buffalo" BALLOONING Pioneer Samuel Archer King Voyage 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392900990218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1873 * Samuel Archer King * Ballooning voyage The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE BUFFALO BALLOON" with subheads. (see) See images for text. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2020 10:55

$33.00
183550

1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster DEATHS in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898952785

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "HUNDREDS OF FUNERALS" "Burying The Dead at Johnstown" "Few Mourners and No Ministers Present" "Difficulties to Be Surmounted" "In Clearing the Streets of Ruins" and: "SAD WORK AT JOHNSTOWN" "The Search for the Dead Resumed" "Dynamite Used ON The Ruins" "Piled Against the Railway Bridge" "Traces of the Day Express Found" and more. Four pages, two stray blue pencil marks near the top, some archival mends to margins inside, good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:26

$47.00
183500

SIR SAMUEL BAKER Military Expedition to Nile Region of Africa 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137209417

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1873 * British explorer Sir Samuel Baker * Military expedition to Nile region - Africa The top of page 3 has one column headings: "SIR SAMUEL BAKER" "The White Nile Fully Discussed" "The Three White Men At Ujiji" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns. Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:57

$34.00
183499

EARLY BALLOONING Prof. John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897527506

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1873 * Early Ballooning - Transatlantic voyage planning * Balloonists John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Stop That Balloon" "The Voice of "Humanity" Pleading" "The Doom Of Professor Wise" and more. The flight didn't go that well as they were forced to land in New England, never making it across any water, however this was the first attempt to cross the Atlantic in a balloon. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:56

$35.00
183497

NOVA SCOTIA HURRICANE Cyclone Storm Newfoundland Disaster 1873 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137208654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 29, 1873 * Nova Scotia Hurricane disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings: "A TERRIBLE HURRICANE" "Dreadful Effects of the Recent Gale in Nova Scotia" "A Hundred Vessels Ashore Along the Coast" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:55

$33.00
183496

C.G. KELSEY OUTRAGE Huntington NY Tar & Feathered Lynching Murder 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897526191

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1873 * Charles G. Kelsey outrage * Tar & feathered murder scandal * Huntington, Long Island, New York Page 3 has a lengthy article with headings that include: "THE FATE OF KELSEY" "The Remains Found in Oyster Bay a Subject Discussion" "Feeling In Huntington" "Curious Stories About Kelsey's Disappearance" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 4 columns. Complete in 12 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:55

$35.00
183495

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392897525445

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1873 * Panic of 1873 * Wall Street - stock market Page 9 begins with column heads on the financial panic of 1873 including: "Financial And Commercial" "A Feverish Feeling in Wall Street" "A Decline Is Gold" Stocks Weak And Fluctuating" and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:54

$34.00
183493

Rare & Early MORMONS Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373137207707

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30, 1880 * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this periodical, never bound nor tr... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2020 09:53

$35.00
183463

HENRY BARTLE FRERE & the African Slave Trade - Zanzibar Sultans 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892784572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 11, 1873 * Sir Henry Bartle Frere * Sultans of Zanzibar & Muscat * African slave trade - traffic The back page has a correspondence from Henry Bartle Frere at Zanzibar, Africa with heading: "The East African Slave Trade" (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:36

$34.00
183462

LEMONT ILLINOIS Chicago and Alton Railroad Train WRECK Disaster 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892783690

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873 * Lemont, Illinois train wreck * Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes up almost 2 1/2 columns. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:35

$33.00
183459

RUSSIAN MENNONITES Christian Anabaptism Immigrants Coming to America ? 1873 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892781565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1873 * Russian Mennonites * Coming to America ? * Anabaptists - Anabaptism The top of page 11 has one column headings: "THE MENNONITES" "A Colony of Quakers from the Black Sea Coming to America" "Modern Anabaptists Swelling the Tide of Immigration" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:33

$34.00
183458

CAPTAIN JACK & Other Modoc Indians Lava Beds War Death Sentences 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133371513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 24, 1873 * Captain Jack & Boston Charley * And other Modoc Indians * Death sentences - Lava Beds War The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "MODOC DEATH WARRENTS" "Sentence of the Court Martial on Lava Beds Murderers" "Their Doom Sealed" "To Be Hanged at Fort Klamath, Oregon, October 3, 1873" and more. (see) Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:32

$38.00
183457

Rare 1887 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892780661

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, May 18, 1887 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "That Saturday Scheme." double-page centerfold: "The Poverty Problem Solved." back page: "A Large Contract For Three Small Boys" Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 14:32

$27.00
183455

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE Atlantic Ocean Completion 1866 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133270233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866 * re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night" "Political Affairs in All Parts of Europe" and more (see). An attempt the previous year was unsuccessful as the cable broke. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:30

$38.00
183454

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133269767

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 August 31, 2020 12:30

$33.00
183447

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892693230

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871 * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. Complete with 10 pages, minor wear at the folds and spine, gene... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:23

$57.00
183444

GREAT FIRE OF 1873 Downtown Portland Oregon Conflagration Disaster in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133261261

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1873 * Great fire of 1873 * Portland, Oregon The top of page 6 has one column headings: "PORTLAND, WEST" "Terrible Conflagration in the Chief City of Oregon" and more. (see) Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:20

$34.00
183443

TONG WARS San Francisco Chinatown Girl Sex Slaves Trafficking 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133261022

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 31, 1873 * Chinatown's sex slaves (girls) * San Francisco, California Chinese * Human trafficking - Tong Wars The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HIP YEE TONG" "An Infamous Secret Chinese Society in San Francisco" and more. (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:20

$35.00
183442

STEAMBOAT WAWASET Potomac River Fire Sinking Disaster Calamity 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133260520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1873 * Steamboat Wawaset fire disaster * Potomac River sinking The top of page 4 has one column headings: "DREADFUL CALAMITY" "The Steamboat Wawasset (sic) Burned on the Potomac" "Over Fifty Passengers Lost" "Flame and Smoke Drive Off the Fireman" and more. (see) Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:19

$38.00
183441

THIRD CARLIST WAR Civil War in Spain Liberals vs. Carlists 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133259614

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1873 * Third Carlist War * Civil War in Spain * Liberals - Republicans Page 3 has many one column headings: "CHAOTIC SPAIN" "DISINTEGRATION" "Full Details of the Rising at Cartegena" "Battle of Alpens" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:18

$33.00
183439

MASONIC TEMPLE Philadelphia Grand Lodge Freemasons Pre-Dedication 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373133255855

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1873 * Masonic Temple - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania * Construction completion - dedication close The top of page 5 has one column headings: "A Monster Masonic Temple" "A Quaker City Enterprise and its Peculiarties" and more. (see) Complete in 10 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:14

$37.00
183433

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1st Report 1881 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392892684892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, September 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The top of the first column is headed: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" The Long Suffering Ended" "A Sudden and Painless Death" with additional subheads including: "A Painless Death" "Dread and Fear of the Last Hours" "The Death Unexpected By The Cabinet And The Physicians--The Alarming Symptoms Of Yesterday Morning Succeeded By A Period Of Greater Comfort--The Hour Of Death About Half-Past Ten At Night--A Quiet And Painless Passing Away." Related reports include: "The Dying Scene" "The President's Last Words" "Suddenness Of The Calamity" "Elberon At Midnight" "Incidents Of The Last Day" "General Arthur Summoned" & more, pl... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2020 12:10

$85.00
183403

SORCERESSES Witches Mediums Magic Supernatural Rituals ARRESTS 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373132024063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1873 * Sorceresses - witches - mediums * Magic - supernatural Page 5 has one column headings that include: "INFAMY" "How the Philadelphia Sorceresses Were Arrested" "One of the "Mediums" Curses Her Betrayer" and more. (see) Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2020 07:32

$38.00
183401

MARK TWAIN LETTER re. Shah of Perisa's Visit to London England 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392891175485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1873 * Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens letter * Shah of Persia visit to London, England * Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar Page 5 has a letter by Mark Twain with Many headings that include: "THE SHAH" "Mark Twain Executes His Contract and Delivers the Persian in London" "A Welcome Of Thunders" and more. (see) The letter takes up about 2 1/2 columns and is signed in type: Mark Twain Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2020 07:31

$38.00
183400

BALTIMORE MD Maryland Clay Street FIRE Disaster w/ Map 1873 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373132022550

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1873 * Clay Street fire disaster * Baltimore, Maryland Page 5 has one column headings that include: "A BLAZE IN BALTIMORE" "The Monumental City in Danger of Destruction" "A Spark For A Furnace" "One Hundred Houses Destroyed" "The Losses Estimated at a Million of Dollars" and more with a nice, detailed map of the stricken area. Complete with 10 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2020 07:30

$38.00
183396

VIRGINIA CITY NV Nevada Nitroglycerin Powder Explosion Disaster 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392890258662

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 1, 1873 * Virginia City NV Nevada * Nitroglycerin explosion The top of page 10 has one column headings: "A Frightful Explosion" "Deadly Effects of Nitro-Glycerine..." (see) Complete in 12 pages, a little wear at the margins, damp staining along the spine, generally good.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:35

$34.00
183395

CHARLES GOODRICH Lizzie Lloyd King Brooklyn New York MURDER 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131359957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder solved ? * Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard) The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:32

$33.00
183394

PEACE ! Civil War Officially Ends w/ President Proclamation 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131359052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1866 * Civil War officially ends * PEACE Page 4 contains the historic announcement of the official end of the Civil War with the headings: "PEACE" "Proclamation By the President" which also deals with the reconstruction of the Southern states, signed in type: Andrew Johnson and dated April 2, 1866. The text takes a full column. Page 3 has part XXXII of a continuing travelogue headed: "From the Missouri To The Pacific", this portion dealing with: "San Francisco to Petaluma...Farming Regions...Healdsburg--Foss's Station---Russian River Valley..." and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:31

$47.00
183393

UNIVERSITY RACE Intercollegiate Regatta Rowing at Springfield MAP 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373131358099

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1873 * Intercollegiate Regatta * Connecticut River * Springfield, Massachusetts * Boat - rowing The top of page 7 has a four column map headed: "THE INTER-COLLEGIATE COURSE" and more which shows area where the race was to be held with the college boarding places. (see) One column headings include: "THE SPRINGFIELD REGATTA" "A Rapid Survey of the Course and the Crews" and more. (see) Yale would be the eventual winner in this year's event. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:31

$38.00
183388

19th Century REACH'S & SPALDING'S Baseball Guides Advertisements from 1885


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392890251618

Here is a single leaf (pages 15 & 16) from The New York Clipper newspaper for the date March 21, 1885 which has two very decorative advertisements for: "Reach's Baseball Guide" and "Spalding's Baseball Guide" among others. These ads are on opposite pages and also on opposite sides, so if you were to cut them out, it wouldn't affect the other. Single leaf only.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:21

$23.00
183387

Rare HOLLIDAYSBURG PA Blair County Pennsylvania Altoona Area 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392890251360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOLLIDAYSBURG REGISTER, Penn. Nov. 21, 1877 * Uncommon title * Blair County This four page newspaper has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Four pages, some wear at the folds, light staining, generally good.

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Ends August 29, 2020 15:21

$32.00
183363

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373129821842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, Dec. 13, 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: "An Old Fable Brought Up To Date." double-page centerfold: "The Return From Exile." back page: has 3 color prints which relate to the poem: "Proper Pride". Sixteen pages, very small piece from a lower corner, very nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2020 13:43

$28.00
183336

First 1st HEBREW FREE SCHOOL Judaica Jewish Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887892554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 * 1st Hebrew free school in NYC * Post Civil War reconstruction The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Overthrow of Southern Dogmas and the Institution of Slavery as Effective & Final" "The Work of Reorganization Goes Bravely On" and more. Also of interest is a back page item: "Dedication of a Hebrew Free School" which begins: "The first Hebrew free school ever established in this city was dedicated yesterday afternoon with imposing ceremonies...no. 36 Avenue C, near Four... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2020 15:11

$85.00
183318

Lot of 4 Rare SAN DIEGO Old West California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128592333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, 1871 * Rare & early from Southern California A lot of four issues which are very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, minor library tape near the margins, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:59

$68.00
183317

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887675329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 21, 1871 * Rare & early from Southern California Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Complete as a 4 page issue, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, and in very nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:59

$34.00
183290

Rare 1885 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884124997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, Jan. 14, 1885 * 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: "A Civil Service Reform Version of An Old Fable." double-page centerfold: "Puck's Political Hunting Ground--How He Has Made Game of the Politicians." back page: "Mischievous Moles." Sixteen pages, a bit of light dirtiness at the margins, a few small & discrete archival mends at the edges.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:37

$27.00
183289

Very Rare & Early DENVER Colorado Territory Post Civil War 1865 Vol. 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125536463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DENVER GAZETTE, Colorado, Sept. 15, 1865 * Very rare & early territory publication * Post Civil War reconstruction era This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876, eleven years after this issue was published. And this is a volume one issue. Outside of several issues of the Rocky Mountain News we have offered--which was Colorado's first newspaper--this is the earliest Colorado title we have offered. And Gregory notes that it existed only until 1869. Typical newspaper of the day with the front page and back page filled with ads, and inside having both ads and news reports. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various dirtiness and smudges, a few small tape mends ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:36

$590.00
183283

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392884123172

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, Ohio, July 24, 1885 * General Ulysses S. Grant death The entire ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the death of Grant, with a cameo engraving captioned: "General Ulysses S. Grant", and a nice stack of first column heads including: "DEAD" "The Nation's Hero" "Greatest on the Roll of Honor" "He Yields to the Fell Sergeant Death" "America Bows Her Bright Head in Sorrow" "and so much more. Eight pages, worn at the margins with various margin tears (and an old tape mend), mostly loose & irregular at the spine.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:34

$35.00
183239

Presdient GROVER CLEVELAND & Frances Folsom White House WEDDING 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123549255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 9, 1886 * President Grover Cleveland * Frances Folsom - young bride * White House wedding - marriage The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE PRESIDENT MARRIED" "A New Mistress Of The White House" "End of a Memorable Courtship--The Couple's Bridal Trip Begun". This was the marriage of President Grover Cleveland, the only President to be married at the White House. The articles takes 1 1/2 columns. Twelve pages, two small worm holes, one affecting2 words in the mentioned article, otherwise good condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:10

$42.00
183238

Rare LAWRENCE KS Douglas County Kansas w/ Nice Masthead 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882021094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPIRIT OF KANSAS, Lawrence, Dec. 17, 1873 * Rare Midwestern publication A very ornate, farm-themed engraving in the masthead. The subtitle is: "A Journal of Home & Husbandry". Eight pages, worn at the margins with some tears, some wear at the folds as well, irregular at the margins. But a title we have not offered before.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:09

$29.00
183237

Best HAYMARKET AFFAIR RIOT MASSACRE Anarchists Hangings Executions1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123548845

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO MAIL, Illinois, Nov. 11, 1887 * Haymarket Affair riot massacre * Anarchists hanged - executed * In a Chicago publication (rare) A terrific issue as the ftpg. has the prints of each of the four men who were executed for their involvement in the Haymarket Riot, an event which followed a labor demonstration the previous year. There is much on the web concerning it. The top of the ftpg. has prints of Parsons, Fischer, Engel, and Spies, the four who were hanged for their involvement. Great column heads as well, including the: "EXTRA" notice which has a huge: "HANGED" with other details on how they faced their death. This was the same day as their execution. Great to have this coverage in a Chicago newspape... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:09

$225.00
183236

Rare 19th Century BERKELEY San Francisco Bay Area California 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392882020466

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GAZETTE, Berkeley, California, Jan. 2, 1895 * Rare Old West title A small paper covering mostly local events, plus a wealth of ads. Four pages, two folds, foxing at the vertical fold, mild wear at the margins & folds.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:08

$37.00
183228

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373123540748

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events he ftpg. has a nice stack of column heads on the conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln, with: "The Conspiracy" "Progress of the Secret Trials at Washington" "Reverdy Johnson Said to Have Agreed to Defend Mrs. Surratt" "Interesting Story of the Arrest of Louis Payne the Assailant of Secretary Seward" "How the N.Y. Detectives Succeeded in Tracking Him" "Scene In Mrs. Surratt's House" "An Unpublished Chapter in the History of the Conspiracy" and even more. The lengthy coverage carries over to the back page. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2020 15:03

$29.00
183204

CHIEF SITTNG BULL's Camp Captured - JEWS Jewish & Christians 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964427

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877 * Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp * Much regarding the Jews Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull. Also within are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their homeland in Palestine, and the other a challenge to Christians to view the Jews in a positive light. The former article includes in part, "That the Jews killed Christ is the principle thing many excellent Christians remember about that [Jewish] extraordinary race. They forget that the race also gave birth to Christ. That Christ should be killed by any... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:43

$48.00
183203

SMITH & WESSON Firearms Guns Revolvers Springfield Factory Prints 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880964268

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 18, 1893 * Smith & Wesson gun factory * Revolver industry w/ prints Page 5 has a great, detailed, and illustrated article on the Smith and Wesson company. Column heads: "Springfield News & Comment" "The Smith & Wesson Revolver" "The Invention and Manufacture" with considerable detail, plus there is an illustration of: "Daniel B. Wesson" and prints of "The First Revolver Made by Smith & Wesson Here" and: "The 38 Caliber, Safety Revolver of To-Day". Eight pages, a few minor archival mends at margins, toned but in very nice condition. Somewhat fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 21, 2020 14:43

$53.00
183189

NEW ORELANS MASSACRE White Democrats attack Black Republicans 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122207709

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 7, 1866 * New Orleans massacre of 1866 * Anti-racist marchers - Negroes * White Democrats attack black republicans The ftpg. reports on the New Orleans Massacre, column heads including: "THE REBEL RIOT" "Mutilation of Gen. Sheridan's Dispatch to Gen. Grant" "Threats of a Rebel Attack on Colored Regiments" "Attempted Assassination of Union Men". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:35

$29.00
183186

CHICAGO WHITE STOCKINGS Sox Team w/ Cap Anson PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880626444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 * Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg. montage of 7 prints of "Decoration Day at Antietam--Scenes on the Battlefield." Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:29

$157.00
183169

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879941231

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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, some chipping at the margins, should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 20, 2020 14:52

$39.00
183154

POLYGAMY Mormons Mormonsim & John Wilkes Booth's HORSE 1881 Findlay OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392879721471

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881 * Polygamy & the Mormons * John Wilkes Booth's horse Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which John Wilkes Booth rode to the place of his capture after President Lincoln's assassination, belongs to an Abington, Mass. man & is a good traveler, though 23 yrs old." Also: "The shutting out of Congress of the Polygamist Cannon is really the most severe blow that has yet been dealt to Mormonism..." with more on this, ending with: "...and the big gun of polygamy must retire." Four pages, archival mend at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2020 09:34

$46.00
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