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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
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
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
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
157234

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the new PHONOGRAPH Invention Demo. 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887855746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Edison * Phonograph The top of page 5 has a column headed: "AN EVENING WITH EDISON. What The Phonograph Can Do." with various subheads including: "It's Inventor's Practiced Hand Makes It Sing In Time and Tune--It Repeats Levy's Harmony & the Babbling of a Crowd..." with more (see). This article takes over half a column and is a great analysis of this modern marvel of the 19th century. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:09

$76.00
157188

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINNING United States Landing in Cuba 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074959237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 27, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war Front page reports on the Spanish-American War include: "INVASION OF CUBA WITH INSURGENT AID" "Lieutenant Rowan, of the U.S. Army, Has Landed on the Island" "On His Way to Gen. Garcia's Camp" "The Cuban Forces Are to Cover a Landing for Our Troops on the Coast" "Mangrove Captures the Steamer Panama" and more. Also a ftpg. print of: "Commodore Dewey and The Asiatic Squadron". Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:18

$46.00
157187

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster w/ Map 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887174344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 10, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 * Nice report w/ map A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a large front page map headed: "The Devastation of Chicago--Map of the Burned District as Far as Heard From". The top of the first column has nice heads: "A CITY IN RUINS" "The Terrible Devastation of Chicago" "Three Square Miles in the Heart of the City Burned" "Twelve Thousand Buildings Destroyed--Loss $50,000,000" "Frightful Details of the Disaster from our Own Reporters" and more (see). Eight pages, bit of binding residue at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:16

$94.00
157181

Rare NELLIE BLY New York World Report ARTICLE Gambling Resort 1894 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074951333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 19, 1894 * Nellie Bly expose reporting * "Our Wickedest Summer Resort" Although Nellie Bly's is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world in 72 days, most of her work as a reporter for the World newspaper was exposing various vices in society. She was a pioneer in her field, and launched a new kind of investigative journalism. This issue has a terrific & very detailed report from her on the gambling at Saratoga, New York, with heads on the 2nd section including: "OUR WICKEDEST SUMMER RESORT" "Nellie Bly Pictures The Wild Vortex of Gambling and Betting by Men, Women and Children at Saratoga" 'Money-Mad by Day and By Night" "The Shameful Story of Vice and ... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:05

$91.00
157027

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Anti- Black Post Civil War Era 1867 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069342950

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEST AND SOUTH, Cincinnati, Oct. 1, 1867 * Rare pro-white title An uncommon newspaper which lasted less than 3 years, with a racist focus, noting on the bkpg: "...We have resisted the clamor of the war...We have resisted abolition as well as consolidation. We assert the palpable difference of raves & claim that ours is infinitely superior..." and much more (see). The editorial: "The Negro Amendment Vote" includes: "...There is literally no end to it; no good end certainly that can be foreseen or predicted...". Small engraving of two hands shaking in the masthead. Eight pages, damp stain in the top quadrant.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:19

$48.00
157026

CHARLES GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination EXECUTION 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069342202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1882 * Charles Guiteau execution (1st report) * President James Garfield murderer Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the execution of Charles Guiteau, the man who assassinated President James Garfield. First column heads include: "JUSTICE DONE" "The President's Assassin Executed" "Thrilling Scenes Witnessed During the Final Moments" "The Man's Methodical Preparations for Departure" "Incidents of the Prisoner's Last Night on Earth" and more. Various subheads throughout the front page reports. Four pages, large folio size, several folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:18

$48.00
156660

(2) JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons 1877 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061158818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near the bottom of the front page: "John D. Lee, the Mormons who is to be executed to-day for the murder of emigrants at Mountain Meadows in 1857, has made a full confession, acknowledging his guilt." The March 24 issue has near the top of the front page an item head:: "John D. Lee Shot for the Mountain Meadow Massacre" with the text including in part: "...was shot at the scene of the Mountain Meadow massacre...Before being executed he made a speech denouncing Brigham Young, declaring himself a scapegoat f... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:15

$79.00
155175

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Temperance 1886 Camden New Jersey NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828340570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886 * Rare title Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before. Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 27, 2017 11:09

$36.00
156345

ORDINANCE OF SECESSION Repealed by South Carolina Post Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864685899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 19, 1865 * Ordinance of secession repealed Among the ftpg. column heads: "Counterfeiting Government Currency" "Office Seekers From the South" "The Free Labor System in Missouri & Alabama" "South Carolina--Repeal of the Ordinance of Secession" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, archival repair to some loss on the back leaf.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:49

$26.00
156325

WOMEN'S Woman Rights Suffrage w/ Elizabeth Cady Stanton Speeches 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864668753

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 12, 1878 * Woman's rights - suffrage * Elizabeth Cady Stanton The front page has: "The Right Of Women To Vote" which includes: "...Senate Committee...heard the arguments of a number of delegates from the National woman Suffrage convention...speeches made by...Elizabeth Cady Stanton..." with much more on this (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, good condition, but should be handled with care. Small binding holes near the spine do not affect mentioned texts.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:18

$37.00
156324

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions & Sitting Bull 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864668295

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey * Sitting Bull - Indians Near the top of the ftpg: "The Hostile Indians" "Sitting Bull's Threatening Attitude--Details of the South Mountain Fight". Page 4 has a piece beginning: "We rejoice to hear from the almost magic precincts of Menlo Park, that our wildest anticipations regarding the 'phones' that await us in the future are likely to be speedily realized..." and more (see). Page 5 has; "Phonomime, Autophone, and Kosmophone" is an interesting article on "phones" of the future with talk of Thomas Edison (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, very nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:17

$37.00
156317

1865 Newspaper ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder Trial - REBELS Pardoned - Reconstruction


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864661472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 30, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln - trial of the conspirators * Rebels pardoned by Andrew Johnson Page 2 has: "Amnesty & Reconstruction" "Proclamation By The President" "Full Pardon for the Rebel Masses" "The Leaders, Officers, Raiders & Pirates Excepted" "Reconstruction of North Carolina" and more. Page 3 has: "The Conspiracy Trial - The Proceedings on Monday" (see). Four pages, archival repair at the spine, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:07

$28.00
156304

EDGAR ALLAN POE COTTAGE Bronx New York Sold at Auction Preserved 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045002418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 19, 1889 * Edgar Allan Poe Cottage * Bronx, New York The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "POE' COTTAGE PRESERVED" with subheads. (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (or Poe Cottage) is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It is located on Kingsbridge Road and the Grand Concourse in The Bronx, New York, a short distance from its original location, and is now in the northern part of Poe Park. The cottage was sold at auction in 1889 for $775 to William Fearing Gill in the first step of preservation after the Parks De... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:31

$46.00
156292

Early MARDI GRAS Mystic Krew of Comus Carnival Description 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044986991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, February 25, 1873 * Early Mardi Gras description This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "Mardi Gras" and more. See images for text here. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:07

$27.00
156236

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Pro-Confederate w/ Southern Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041998661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 27, 1865 * Rare pro-Confederate title One of the latter dates of this once Copperhead newspaper (northern paper with pro-South leanings). Among the reports: "Progress of Reconstruction" "Restoration of South Carolina" "Jefferson Davis--The Kentucky Resolutions" "The Programme Of Ruin - The Position of the Abolition Party" "Restoration or Reconstruction" "Affairs In Texas--Suppression of a Newspaper--Fears of Negro Violence" and much more. Eight pages, 13 by 19 1/2 inches, good condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:03

$27.00
156234

Battle of Santiago de Cuba Spain SURRENDERS Spanish-American War 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041994367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 18, 1898 * Battle of Santiago de Cuba * Spanish Navy surrenders * Spanish-American War Inside has various reports on the Spanish-American War, the most notable on pg. 7: "YANKEE DOODLE" "Red, White and Blue Over Santiago Palace" "Acts Following the Surrender of General Toral" "Shafter Takes Formal Possession of the City" and more on pg. 8. Eight pages, irregular and cut at the spine, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:57

$29.00
156143

1ST New York City SUBWAY Alfred Ely Beach Pneumatic Transit OPENS 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039011890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1870 * Very 1st NYC subway opens (1st report) Page 5 has one column headings: "The Broadway Tunnel" and "Opening the Bore to Public Inspection -- Success of the Undertaking--Great Crowd of Visitors". See photos for 1st report coverage on the opening of the Beach Pneumatic Transit subway. This was New York City's very 1st subway and was invented by Alfred Ely Beach. It's power source was pneumatic. Historic! Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:32

$62.00
156022

Rare MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854686131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, June 18, 1869 * Rare Old West title In the days of the California Gold Rush, Marysville was a stopping point for riverboats from Sacramento and San Francisco that carried miners on their way to the digging grounds. A sign on the roadside as one enters Marysville carries the slogan: "Gateway to The Gold Fields." At that time it was one of the largest cities in California, named after one of the survivors of the Donner Party tragedy. News of the day plus a great wealth of ads. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 01, 2017 15:13

$34.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
155981

Historic STATUE OF LIBERTY Island New York Harbor UNVEILING 1886 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853603759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DULUTH DAILY NEWS, Minnesota, Oct. 29, 1886 * State of Liberty unveiling (historic) * Liberty Island, New York City * Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "LIBERTY UNVEILED!" "Notwithstanding Very Inclement Weather & Muddy Streets, More Than: "One Million of People" "Take Part in the Festivities--The Great French Sculptor--The Ceremonies" "The Bartholdi Statue" with the text taking an entire column. Eight pages, good condition. Should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:16

$67.00
155973

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030734266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason The front page shows the official indictment for treason against Jefferson Davis with the headings: "JEFF DAVIS" "The Indictment Found Against Him" "The Charge Treason And Conspiracy" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:53

$40.00
155931

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372027614249

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 19, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds The front has an article headed: "The Colfax Horror" (see) Coverage on the Colfax massacre (riot) in Louisiana. Also on the front page is a article headed: "Routing The Modocs" with subheads. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends August 27, 2017 15:47

$37.00
155901

HOLYOKE Massachusetts Precious Blood Church FIRE Disaster 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850922959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 29, 1875 * Precious Blood Church fire disaster * Holyoke, Massachusetts The top of the front page has one column headings: "HOLYOKE CATASTROPHE" "Thrilling Scenes During The Fire--List Of The Dead" (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns, all on the front page. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:22

$34.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
155839

MATILDA STANLEY Queen of the Gypsies Gypsy Death FUNERAL 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849602583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 16, 1878 * Matilda Stanley funeral * Queen of the Gypsies The front page has one column headings: "Burial Of A Gypsy Queen" "Twenty Thousand Persons Present--The Services--Character And History Of The Gypsies" See images for text here. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, reinforced along the spine, generally good.

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Ends August 25, 2017 19:23

$44.00
155821

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Insurrection Execution & WHALING Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849242536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1885 * John Brown on way to hanging * re. Harper's Ferry insurrection * Whaling at Long Island Front full page portrait of "The Hon. William M. Evarts", the Senator from New York, with an article on him inside. Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Japan at New Orleans"; full pg. illus. of "Long Island Produce by Rail"; a very large & dramatic double page centerfold: "John Brown on His Way to Execution"; full pg. illus. of: "A New Wall Street Bank Building"; half pg. illus: "Whaling Off Long Island"; two quarter-page portraits of: "Colonel Fred Burnaby, Killed at Abu Klea" and "Ex-Mayor Gunther." Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:41

$82.00
155818

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849238485

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 20, 1899 * First woman to die in electric chair... * Martha Place - 1st report... The very top of the front page has a small yet notable report: "Mrs. Place Electrocuted" with a Sing Sing dateline, reading: "Mrs. Martha Place, the murderess, was electrocuted this morning. She was the first woman electrocuted in New York state." Not only that, she was the first woman to die in the electric chair in any state. And this is a same-day report. There is even a Wikipedia page on her (see this hyperlink). Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:36

$47.00
155813

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849231320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, March 8, 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: "It Came High, But We Had To Have It!" double-page centerfold: "President Cleveland And His Cabinet" back page: "The Dog Party." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:26

$27.00
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