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Iowa Outlaws BARBER BROTHERS Captured LYNCHINGS Dodge City War 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372042038429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 9, 1883 * Dodge City War - Kansas * Outlaws - Barber brothers lynched * Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "LYNCHED AT LAST" "The Barber Brothers Hanged by a Mob at Waverly, Io." and more. 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 16 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 10, 2017 15:35

$34.00
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
156019

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391854683862

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 September 01, 2017 15:09

$30.00
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
155974

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853600659

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 August 31, 2017 07:07

$39.00
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
155799

Best 19th Century BASEBALL PRINTS w/ Leading Players & Game 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848453096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 4, 1865 * Great baseball prints - illustrations The centerfold of this newspaper has what is arguably one of the very finest 19th century baseball prints to appear in a newspaper. Perfect for display. There are multiple prints with a central image with a panoramic view of a baseball game with a huge crowd. Surrounding this print are full-figures portraits of 20 notables in the baseball world at that time. The centerfold is captioned: "Great Base Ball Match Between the Atlantic and Eckford Clubs of Brooklyn, at the Union Base Ball Grounds, Brooklyn, Oct. 13, With Portraits of The Leading Players of the Principal Clubs of New York, Brook... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:37

$725.00
155797

MARCHESE GUGLIELMO MARCONI Wireless Radio Telegraphy Photo Print 1899 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848451831

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 28, 1899 * Guglielmo Marconi photo * Wireless telegraphy inventor * Winton Racing Automobile Inside has a photo and article on: "The Winton Racing Automobile", which was designed to withstand the tough terrain America had to offer in racing. Other articles include: "Wireless Telegraphy at the Yacht Races" which includes a photo Marconi on the front page; "Harbors and Piers of Southern California" showing Port Los Angeles & Catalina Island; and more. Advertisements "Edison's Concert Phonograph" and one showing the "Winton Motor Phaeton". Sixteen pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, some library stamp throughout.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:34

$26.00
155796

Thomas Alva EDISON MAGNETIC CONCENTRATING WORKS Print & more 1898 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848451012

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898 The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine" and many more articles, prints & photos. Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:33

$29.00
155696

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Robert E. Lee Election 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Granting of Special Pardons" "Trial of the Rebel Hyena, Wertz" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:32

$27.00
155692

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Invention to Bring News at Every Home ? 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019681270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 15, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison The top of page 6 has column heads: "The Newsograph" "A Most Remarkable Application of Edison's Last Patent" "The Device of a Park Philosopher for Bringing the Word's News To Every Man's Home". This is an interesting article on a man's idea of bringing "verbal" news into every person's home by using Edison's phonograph patent, thereby eliminating the need for a physical newspaper (see). A curious concept in light of today's internet technology. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:25

$57.00
155686

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391844491947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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. Page 5 has a nice report: "How Vicksburg Wsa Taken". 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 d... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:28

$79.00
155680

Uncommon OXFORD NY Chenango County New York 1888 Original Newspaper w/ Many Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391844482758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OXFORD TIMES, Chenango County, New York, March 20, 1888 * Uncommon title This is the first we have offered a newspaper from this small town in south-central New York. Various news and ads of the day. Four pages, minor margin tears, even toning, good condition.

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:16

$29.00
155679

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019040874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:15

$62.00
155641

Jew & Christianity - ANDREW JACKSON State of the Union Address 1831 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372017932268

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON RECORDER, Dec. 14, 1831 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Jews & Christianity relation The front page has about half a column headed: "The Jews--Their Relation to Christianity". Pages 2 and 3 contain the: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew Jackson. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:37

$35.00
155637

JACK THE RIPPER ? Whitechapel Women Murderer EXECUTED ? 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391843410448

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1896 * Jack the Ripper executed ? * Whitechapel murderer The top of pg. 3 has column heads: WAS HE THE RIPPER?" "The Startling Statement Made by Carl Feigenbaum's Counsel" 'A Reputable Lawyer's Belief "Thinks the Man Electrocuted for Murder at Sing Sing Yesterday Was None Other Than the Fiend Who Terrorized the Whitechapel District of London" with the half-column article explaining the connection to the infamous Jack the Ripper of London (see). Four pages, toning, some minor margin tears & a bit irregular at the spine. Should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 18, 2017 15:29

$37.00
155558

LOUIS PASTEUR French Chemist Discovers Vaccine Cure for RABIES 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841609289

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, May 20, 1884 * Louis Pasteur * Cure for rabies The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "A GREAT DISCOVERY" "A French Chemist Discovers a Cure for the Dreadful Disease Hydrophobia [rabies]", he being the famed Louis Pasteur (see). Page 3 has considerable reporting on baseball including box scores & reports on 9 games. Ten pages, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:54

$34.00
155555

PESHTIGO FIRE Wisconsin Forest Disaster PRINT & Victoria Woodhull 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606007

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 * Peshtigo fire disaster * Wisconsin forest * Victoria Woodhull The significant print is the very dramatic double page centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster, as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 deaths compare to 300 in the Chicago Fire. It is an interesting curiosity of history that the Peshtigo Fire has been largely forgotten despite causing the loss of 5 times the loss in Chicago. Great full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Bos... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:50

$79.00
155554

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress PHOTO 1893 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015988621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 16, 1893 * Actress Lily Langtry A periodical fashioned after 'Harper's Weekly' but not nearly as successful. Inside has a photo of "Lily Langtry" with text beginning: "The notorious Lily Langtry was to have cut a figure in a lawsuit involving the late 'Squire' Abingdon's estate...". See the hyperlink for much on Lily Langtry. Complete issue, still with original outer wrappers, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:49

$67.00
155552

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015987222

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone "Summary Of News" on an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention." Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community. Small folio-size, 8 pages small binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:47

$48.00
155551

JULIA WARD HOWE Suffrage Advocate 1894 East Pepperell Massachusetts Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841601582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PEPPERELL ADVERTISER, East Pepperell, Massachusetts, June 2, 1894 The back page has a print of: "Mrs. Julia Ward Howe" with a column head: "Her 75th Birthday" 'Mrs. Julia Ward Howe Receives the Congratulations of Friends" with text on her as well (see hyperlink). Four pages, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:44

$38.00
155550

WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE South Dakota Native Amercians Indians PRINT 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015984891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 31, 1891 * Wounded Knee Massacre * Lakota Indians The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "The Relief Corps Searching for the Dead and Wounded After the Fight with the Hostile Sioux at Wounded Knee - Discovery of a Live Papoose". Inside the issue are: double page "A Man Wanted"; full page "The Late George Bancroft"; full page "Scenes on the Brooklyn Bridge on a Winter Day"; full page "Views in the City of Cheyenne, Capital of Wyoming"; an article "Freeport, Illinois which contains four illustrations; and additional articles, illustrations and advertisements. Twenty pages, minor evidence of being boun... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:43

$66.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 10, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside has: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, U.S. Senator-Elect from Illinois"; "South Carolina -- The Celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th in Charleston -- Scenes and Incidents of the Parade"; "New York City -- Early Morning at a Police Station -- Turning Out the Vagrant Night Lodgers"; "New York -- Sleighing on the New 'Ocean Parkway' from Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to the Atlantic - a Trot on the Coney Island Beach"; "Hon. Stewart... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
155548

THOMAS EDISON Menlo Park New Jersey Inventions INTERVIEW 1878 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015982889

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 20, 1878 * Thomas Edison - inventions * Menlo Park, New Jersey The front page has most of a column headed: "Inventor Edison's Last" "A Machine that Will Be Of Immense Value For Various Purposes". This interesting article is a nice interview with Thomas Edison in which he apologizes to the reporting for not being able to show him his latest invention, the aerophone (just sent for the patent), but then goes on show the reporter his latest improvements on the phonograph, with several demonstrations. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing to the ftpg., mild margin wear, 2 folds.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:41

$57.00
155533

Rare NELLIE BLY New York World Report ARTICLE Trinity's Tenements 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841577719

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, December 17, 1894 * Nellie Bly expose reporting * "In Trinity's Tenements" Nellie Bly is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world, which turned the fictional work by Jules Vernes' "Around the World in Eighty Days" into fact for the first time. But there were various other projects which consumed her journalistic career, perhaps most notably her undercover work in exposing the poor treatment of patients at the Blackwell Island asylum for the insane. This issue has one of her articles (she did a few over the years) on page 5 headed: "IN TRINITY'S TENEMENTS" with subheads and related illustration (see). Lengthy article is signed at its conclusion: Nellie Bly. Se... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:10

$46.00
155463

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391838785999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, January 24, 1892 * Rare Southwestern title * Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note) A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport. Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early history is closely tied with the Battle of Velasco and the Texas Revolution. Velasco was an important entry point for American settlers in Texas. In 1836 following the decisive Battle of San Jacinto, Velasco was named a temporary capital of the Republic of Texas by the interim President David G. Burnet. In 1837, the ... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2017 14:39

$56.00
155395

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010689815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:54

$79.00
155262

Very Rare GHOST TOWN Ruby Camp IRWIN Gunnison County Colorado 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391833039518

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ELK MOUNTAIN PILOT, Irwin, (Ruby Camp), Gunnison County, Colorado, September 8, 1881 * Rare ghost town title A quite rare mining town camp newspaper which lasted about 5 years. At the turn of the 19th century this title was resurrected in nearby Crested Butte. The only holdings of this title from Irwin noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) by any institution have since been purchased by us. Irwin and the camp of Ruby were founded in 1880 about 9 miles west of Crested Butte in central Colorado. The discovery of silver the previous year brought people to the town by the thousands. Within 6 months the town grew from about 50 to over 5000. In its prime, Irwin was described a... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2017 15:01

$62.00
155211

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998295243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page and most of page 5 are taken up with: "The Impeachment Trial" of Andrew Johnson, with a tremendous amount of detail with various subheads throughout. Eight pages, a bit of light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:43

$31.00
155199

Rare MOUNT WASHINGTON SUMMIT Agiocochook New Hampshire Mountain 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998281544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BURT'S AMONG THE CLOUDS, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, August 13, 1877 Noted in the masthead: "Printed Daily on the Summit of Mount Washington", although printed only in the tourist season. This was likely the highest-elevation (6,288 ft.) newspaper east of the Mississippi. As noted by the news reports & advertisements, this was a tourist-themed newspaper. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 10 by 13 inches, nice condition. Many years ago we had many of this title, but currently this is the only issue we have.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:23

$57.00
155176

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371997152549

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TIMES, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination death All columns on all pages are black-bordered because of the report at the top of the first column on the ftpg: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" "He Expires at Half-Past Ten Monday Night" "The End Comes Suddenly And Without Warning" "Gen. Arthur Takes The Oath As President" plus there are various subheads on the ftpg. including: "The President's Last Moments" "All the Doctors Surprised" "The First News Of the Event" "Preparations For the Funeral" "The Nation In Its Brief" "The Official Bulletins" "The Last Day of Life" and a bit more. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some very discrete archival ends to t... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2017 11:11

$68.00
155170

ICE BOATING on Hudson River & More Scientific Americna PRINTS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828331429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872 Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:47

$29.00
155169

MAXIM GUN 1st Recoil-Operated Machine GUN Weapon Prints 1884 Invention Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828330501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 13, 1884 The front page has 2 very nice prints of a gatling gun-type device captioned: "The Maxim Self-Acting Machine Gun" with a related article on the front page. The article continues inside where are 3 more illustrations of the gun. Other articles within include: Tallichet's Improved Refrigerating Car", a text report on Putnam River, Alaska; and more. Sixteen pages with some lite rubbing to the front page, good condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:45

$33.00
155154

KRAG-JORGENSEN RIFLES Springfield Armory Massachusetts PRINTS 1899 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996231670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1899 * Krag Jorgensen rifles - prints * Springfield Armory, Massachusetts The front cover of the issue is entitled "Manufacture of Krag-Jorgensen Rifles at the Springfield Armory" which is comprised of four illustrations with additional illustrations within the issue. Within the issue is "The Marvin Electric Rock Drill"; "An Improved Band-Saw-Setting Machine"; "Sutro Baths of San Francisco"; "The Californian Sea Lion" and many more articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, a small library stamp in the upper right corner, nice condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:57

$39.00
155143

LIZZIE BORDEN Axe Hatchet Murders Fall River Massachusetts CASE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996120595

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, September 5, 1892 * Lizzie Borden in jail for hatchet murders in Fall River, Massachusetts * John L. Sullivan arrives in New Orleans, unawares his title reign is about to come to an end The bottom of the front page has a brief article with a one column heading: "The Borden Murder Mystery" (see image for text). Although brief, it is nice to have a Lizzy Borden mention on the front page. Also included, in an unrelated article, is front page coverage of the famed boxer John L. Sullivan's arrival in New Orleans. This was only a few days prior to the Boston Strong Boy's defeat at the hand of "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, a loss which would end his 10+ year reign as th... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2017 13:09

$55.00
155141

(30) 19TH CENTURY Post Civil War Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1868-69 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996083606

Shown is an original & historic lot of old newspapers (30 in all), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, 1868-1869 * Reconstruction era newspapers at an incredibly low price A lot of thirty issues of this nice daily newspaper from Philly filled with various news of the day. Each complete in 8 pages, generally very nice condition but a few might be a bit 2nd rate with some stains and/or tears, or partially loose at the spine. A nice lot with a wealth of content from shortly after the Civil War.

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Ends July 28, 2017 12:26

$68.00
155122

EXCURSION STEAMER VICTORIA Capsized at London Ontario Canada 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371995966794

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRI-WEEKLY FREE PRESS, Detroit, May 25, 1881 * Excursion steamer Victoria disaster * London, Ontario, Canada The front page has a one column heading: "TERRIBLE CALAMITY" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 10:37

$29.00
155103

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1871 * Great Chicago fire Over half of the front page is taken up with much detail on the great Chicago fire, with heads at the top of the first column including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "Present Aspects of the Devastated City" "The Work of Reconstruction Already Commenced" "Scenes & Incidents Among the ruins" "Searching for the Bodies of the Dead" "One Thousand Persons Believed to Have Perished" and a bit more (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:09

$58.00
155043

COCKFIGHTING Cockfights Roosters Gamecocks Chickens Blood Sport 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823378464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, November 28, 1883 * Cockfighting - cockfights * Roosters - blood sport Page 2 has an article headed: "A COCKFIGHT IN A CELLAR" with subheads. (see) Complete in 8 pages, light browning a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:32

$29.00
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