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163723

Very Rare 19th Century AMERICAN BASEBALL w/ Player Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372302494326

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OFFICIAL RECORD, New York, July 13, 1886 * Very rare baseball periodical This is a volume two issue of a very rare & historically important baseball newspaper, the very first daily sports newspaper dedicated entirely to the national game of professional baseball. Although the masthead reads: "Official Record" the title at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4 reads: "Official Baseball Record". This issue has a terrific baseball-themed masthead, featuring two crossed bats (barrel handles with 3 painted stripes), a baseball, and a canvas base. This issue is replete with baseball news. The front page features an engraving of "William W. Hincken" with a ftpg. biographical sketch on him. The balance o... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2018 15:30

$239.00
163537

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392034765555

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son Near the bottom of the front page is a report from Chicago headed: "Death of 'Tad' Lincoln--His Mother Inconsolable", noting: "Thomas Lincoln, universally known as Tad Lincoln, the youngest son of the late President, died at the Clifton House at Chicago...of dropsy of the heat, aged 18 years...During his illness his mother has been his almost constant attendant...Mrs. Lincoln is almost completely prostrated by her affliction." In addition to the assassination of her husband, this was her third child to die, and it is believed the death of Tad contributed to her depression and being institutionali... See More  

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Ends June 02, 2018 15:05

$62.00
163391

Rare 1878 NEW WESTMINSTER British Columbia CANADA Old Newspaper w/ Many ADS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372289776590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, May 1, 1878 * Rare title A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news and literary items of the day and a wealth of ads a well, several of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, even toning, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2018 14:15

$46.00
163316

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President CAUGHT & Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286981408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 15, 1865 * Confederate President Jefferson Davis caught * Mention of him wearing women's clothes * Abraham Lincoln murder trial The first column of the front page has some very nice heads in larger type than normal announcing the capture of the President of the Confederacy, Jeff Davis, including: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "THE CAPTURE OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He is Surprised at Irwinsville, Ga., on the 10th" "Jeff. Tries to Escape in Women's Clothes" "A Painful Mistake" and more. Plus there is a ftpg. article headed: "The Assassination" with courtroom testimony taking over 3 columns--interesting reading. There are further reports and headlines on page 6 as well, with the heading:... See More  

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Ends May 24, 2018 14:40

$163.00
163278

WAR OF 1812 Atlantic Coast Blockade Proclamation w/ James Madison 1814 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372286174329

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1814 * War of 1812 blockade Page 2 has: "President of the U. States of America. A PROCLAMATION" concerning the blockade on the Atlantic coast, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "From the Montreal Papers" "Halifax Papers" " 'Reported Peace Prospect" "Abolition of the Slave Trade" and other tidbits. Four pages, some light damp staining, minor margin wear, good condition.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:26

$29.00
163271

1894 New York City Newspaper w/ BUFFALO BILL'S Wild West Show Advertisement NYC


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392026816207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1894 * Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show advertisement Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa. Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends May 23, 2018 15:21

$33.00
163206

Rare 1887 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023654004

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, June 8, 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: "I never wish to defend a man unless I know that he is guilty." double-page centerfold: "It's a very Pretty Quarrel as it Stands--And the Protestants can Afford to Smile, Whoever is Victor." back page: "A Crop That Never Fails." Complete in 16 pages, light dirtiness mostly near the m... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:18

$24.00
163176

(14) BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL Capital of Massachusetts 1872-1879 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281824915

Shown are original & historic old newspapers (14 in all), offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, a lot of 14 issues with random dates from 1872 - 1879, each complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, three folds, some wear at folds, fold junction, and margins, otherwise good. Being weekly newspapers, each issue has 7 days of reporting.

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Ends May 18, 2018 15:41

$40.00
163132

THE FIRST VOTE Famous Harper's Weekly Negroes Voting PRINT 1867 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372281004746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 The entire front page is a great and very famous print by A. R. Waud titled: "The First Vote", showing African-American men in line at the ballot box, the lead man depositing his vote. This print is in celebration of the Southern states aligning themselves under the reconstruction acts of Congress. Blacks would not receive the right to vote until the 15th Amendment would be ratified in Feb., 1870. There is a related article on pg. 2. The balance of the issue includes various other unrelated prints and text. A very displayable issue with this famous front page print. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few brown spots within the ftpg. print (see... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:29

$190.00
163118

GUADALUPE CANYON MASSACRE The Clantons Mexicans EARP in Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372280992978

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, August 19, 1881 * Guadalupe Canyon Massacre * The Clantons - Wyatt Earp & more The back page has a nice account of what is known as the Guadalupe Canyon Massacre, with headings on column five: "BORDER TROUBLES" "Lawlessness at Tombstone and Epitaph, Arizona" and more. (see) The report is taken from a Tombstone 'Epitaph' report and has much on the attack. History tells us that some notable names were involved, including the Clantons (report here mentions "Clinton", likely a misspelling of 'Clanton'), the Earps, Doc Holliday, & others (see the hyperlink). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 4 page, large size issue measuring 25 x 19 inch... See More  

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Ends May 17, 2018 15:12

$58.00
163031

THE BLACK CROOK 1st Broadway Musical Niblo's Garden Advertisement 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392019297670

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1866 * "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement * The first modern day muscial's very first musical theatre performances (week of) * Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed for the piece. It opened on September 12, 1866 at Niblo's Garden on Broadway, New York ... See More  

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Ends May 13, 2018 15:19

$47.00
162954

1866 The BLACK CROOK Ad & Review 1st Modern Musical Broadway New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392017884360

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866 * Review of the 1st Modern Musical * Broadway showing at Niblo's Garden * 1866 - less than 7 days from debut! Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical. As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical" The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, but some new songs were composed f... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2018 15:04

$450.00
162788

MARY HARRIS Abraham Lincoln's Assassination Trial ACQUITTAL 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372269963617

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination trial * Mary Harris acquitted * Reconstruction era The top of the front page has: "Mary Harris' Trial" "Conclusion of the Washington Murder Case" "Exciting Scenes in the Court" "Sharp Practice of the Lawyers for the Defence" "Verdict of Acquittal" (see photos). Other news of the day. Eight pages, untrimmed, some margin wear with tiny tears, generally good.

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Ends May 05, 2018 15:16

$44.00
162704

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267799240

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins * John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture or to assassinate Mr. Lincoln..." with more fascinating text (see). Top of the ftpg. has: "The Trial of the Assassins" which takes nearly a full column, and half of pg. 3 is taken up with: "GEN. SHERMAN" "His Official Report" "From Atlanta to Savannah" "A Valuable Contribution to the ... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:36

$63.00
162703

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Interview 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267798569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1865 * Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia The top of the front page has column heads: "WIRZ" "A Herald Correspondent's Interview" "His Life and History from His Own Lips" "Interesting Narrative of His Adventures in Europe and America" "A Water Cure Manager in Massachusetts & a Rebel Jailor in Georgia" "Intercession of the Condemned Man's Counsel for Executive Clemency". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margins, nice condition.

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:35

$43.00
162487

EMMA LAZARUS Poet Writer Statue of Liberty Pedestal Sonnet DEATH 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372256527607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1887 * Emma Lazarus death * American poet - writer * Statue of Liberty fame The back page has over half a column headed: "Emma Lazarus" "Death of An America Poet of Uncommon Talent". Although not a name known by all, one of her works is known by almost all, as she wrote the poem which appears at the base of the Statue of Liberty, "The New Colossus" which includes the memorable words: "...Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore...". Complete in 16 pages, some older mends to some pages but not on the noted page, browned & somewhat fragile with minor margin chipping. Should be handled ca... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2018 15:26

$75.00
162421

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist PRINT 1867 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005429005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 * Rare Frederick Douglass print Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star. Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England"; prints of: "The Rev. Josiah Henson--The Original of 'Uncle Tom' " "The Plain of Marathon"; a full page F.S. Church print: "Spring Concerts--The Opening of the Season" "Chains and Slavery - A Sketch in the Streets of Antwerp" "The Fortresses of the Bosporus"; a Nast print: "Withdrawal of th... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:15

$76.00
162417

TREATY OF PARIS End of the Spanish-American War SIGNED by Queen 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372255464929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 18, 1899 * Treaty of Paris signed by Queen * End of Spanish-American War The top of one of the ftpg. columns reports the formal end of the Spanish-American War with the signing of the treaty of peace by the queen of Spain. "Treaty Of Peace Signed by Queen" "Official Closing of the Drama" "An Important Page" "The Political Geography of the World Changed" and more. The text begins: "The queen regent has signed the treaty of peace between Spain and the United States. This is the official closing of the drama between Spain & the United States which has occupied the attention of almost the entire world...". Eight page, nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:11

$74.00
162302

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Reconstruction 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252897547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:55

$29.00
162292

19th Century JEWISH POGROM Russia Empire Jews Judaica Horros 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392003345765

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 28, 1882 * Anti-Semitic - Jewish - Jews Nearly two pages of page 2 are taken up with: "Russian Jewish Horrors" "A Nine Month's Record of Rapine, Murder, And Outrage" "Trustworthy Facts Revealing an Extraordinary Reign of Terror--How the Work Began & Rapidly Spread--Monstrous Inaction of the Authorities--Forty Murders and Over Two Hundred Outrages on Jewesses". This lengthy & very detailed report is on just the latest of the several Jewish pogroms 19th century Russia. An unrelated report on pg. 2: "Wedding In Utah" reports on the marriage of one of Brigham Young's daughters. Eight pages, light toning, bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, partially loose at th... See More  

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:43

$94.00
162139

Great CIRCUS Menegerie & Hippodrome Illustrated ADVERTISEMENT 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372247907618

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 16, 1873 * Very nice illustrated Circus advertisement Page 2 has two columns entirely taken up with a nice, graphic advertisement for a circus, being the: "Great Eastern Menagerie - A Towering Giant Among Its Fellows - The Great 12 Center-Pole Tent - Dual Circus Exhibition!" with more on the double circus coming to Bethlehem. There are four rather large illustrations of some of the acts (see). Four pages, very nice condition with much news of the day.

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Ends April 13, 2018 06:45

$32.00
162028

HOLYOKE Massachusetts Precious Blood Church FIRE Disaster 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372243338411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1875 * Precious Blood Church fire disaster * Holyoke, Massachusetts The top of the front page has one column headings: "THE HOLYOKE DISASTER" "Frightful Scenes During The Burning Of The Church" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns, all on the front page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally good. Somewhat fragile, must be handled with care.

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Ends April 07, 2018 16:22

$37.00
161968

BATTLE OF THE BIG HOLE River Montana Nez Perce Indians U.S. Army 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391995521146

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass The front page has an article headed: "THE WAR WITH THE INDIANS" "Gen. Gibbon's Fight In Montana" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 8 pages, toning and minor wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:41

$38.00
161961

FREDERIC REMINGTON West - Rocky Mountains Horseback Hunting PRINTS 1895 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372242385484

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1895 Among the articles within are: "Bear-Chasing In The Rocky Mountains" by the famed Frederic Remington which includes 9 illustrations by him. Also a 21 page article: "The University of Pennsylvania" with 18 illustrations. Other illustrations in this issue as well. Disbound without outer wrappers, 160 pages, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2018 16:25

$46.00
161925

NIKOLA TESLA Father of Radio Electricity Experiments w/ Print 1895 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372241011634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 23, 1895 * Nikola Tesla's electricity experiments * Alternating currents - waves w/ print Great issue on the early automobile era with the front page having illustrations of: "A Steam Tricycle" with a related article, and also: "The Electric Carriage of M. Jeantaud" with a lengthy article as well. Much inside on the latest inventions of the day, including "Manufacture of White Vinegar" "Recent Tesla Experiments In Berlin" and more. Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, minor archival mend on pg. 2, generally nice.

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Ends April 05, 2018 11:56

$83.00
161886

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994255168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; and a half pg.... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:32

$88.00
161882

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994253717

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1873 * Charles Goodrich murder * Lizzie Lloyd King The back page has one column headings: "MURDERED BY BURGLARS", "A Brooklyn Merchant Found Dead in his own House--Three Bullets in his Head". First report coverage on the murder of Charles Goodrich in Brooklyn. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of the crime. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:28

$27.00
161865

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ Prints 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237569

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor This is a terrific issue on Edison's newly invented phonograph machine, taking half of page 3 & over half of pg. 4 including four illustrations. The article is headed: "THE PHONOGRAPH" with subheads: "Lectures by Professor J. W. S. Arnold" "Characteristics of Sound Waves--Modes of Producing Them--Distinction Between Music & Noise..." and more (see). Near the beginning of the very lengthy article is: "...Prof. J.W.S. Arnold...delivered a lecture at Chickering Hall upon Mr. Edison's recent invention, the talking machine, known as the phonograph...The lecture was in great part an exposition ... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:54

$178.00
161864

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death FUNERAL Black Borders 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, New York, Sept. 24, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination - death - funeral All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of President James Garfield, with the top of the first column having heads: "ON THE CATAFALQUE" "The Remains of the President Lying in State at Cleveland" "Scenes Along the Route" "Immense Crowds at All the Railroad Depots" "Silence, the Handmaid of Sorrow" and more. Related articles continue inside as well.

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:53

$48.00
161786

Historic NRA National Rifle Association - Organization CREATION 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372236548787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1871 * Creation of the NRA, the National Rifle Association The back page has a brief & inconspicuous report which is very significant to the founding of the NRA, the National Rifle Association. As the hyperlink notes, the NRA was founded in 1871 by Capt. Wingate and Col. Church, both mentioned in this report. Papers for incorporation were sent 5 days previous on Nov. 17, and this report notes: "The Rifle Association met last evening in the armory...Capt. Wingate presented to the meeting certified copies of the papers of incorporation. On behalf of the Committee on By-laws, Col. Church reported a complete set, which were adopted. the Association then adjourned." And s... See More  

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Ends March 31, 2018 15:58

$96.00
161738

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372235646025

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 14, 1876 * Evangelist Dwight L. Moody * P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome sermon The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Revival Success" "The Evangelists Power" and more. Text takes up 2 full columns on the front page and continues on page 5. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 30, 2018 14:51

$34.00
161695

JENNY LIND Swedish Nightingale OPERA Soprano Singer DEATH 1887 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391990311683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 3, 1887 * Jenny Lind death * Swedish Nightingale * Opera singer Page 4 has what is basically a biography on the life of: "Jenny Lind" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 29, 2018 16:14

$33.00
161648

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372234131996

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 1, 1873 * Panic of 1873 * Wall Street - stock market * Henry Clews The front page has much reporting on the financial panic of 1873 with headings: "Financial Situation" "The Dawn In The East" and more. Text takes up three columns, all on the front page. More on page 6 under: "Finance and Trade" Eight pages, small hole on the front page, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:43

$28.00
161641

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1879 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391989651852

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, May 29, 1869 * Victorian fashions * Dress pattern "Supplement" included! This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867. The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering everything from the avant-garde to running a country home. There are a wealth of fashion-themed prints with this issue, with text as well (see). Of particular rarity is the large foldout dress pattern included with this issue. Since it was simply loose and not... See More  

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Ends March 28, 2018 15:32

$36.00
161601

Rare AUBURN Placer County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987657651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885 * Rare Old West title Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849. In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations moved up the ravine to the site of present-day Auburn. In 1865, the Central Pacific Railroad, the western leg of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reached Auburn, as it was being built east from Sacramento toward Ogden, Utah. Various local & national news plus a wealth of ads. Wight... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:37

$40.00
161548

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372230215408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nast doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon. There is nearly a full page with three: "Random Street Sketches in Philadelphia",' mostly shows African-Americans. Sixteen pages, foxing & damp stains most at bottom margin, stain & hole to the front leaf, never bound nor trimmed.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:51

$48.00
161543

CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Becomes LAW Slavery Ends 1866 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986982949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 9, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becomes law * Post Civil War - slavery The top of page 3 has: "The Civil Rights Bill A Law" noting; "The vote on the Civil Rights bill was taken this afternoon and passed over the veto by a vote of 122 against 41, and the Speaker declared that the bill had become a law. Tumultuous and long continued applause follow3ed, with some hisses, when the House adjourned..." with just a bit more. Very rare to have this same-day report. An interesting pg. 2 tidbit: "Lieut. Gen. Grant was arrested on Saturday for fast driving in the streets of Washington." Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:43

$68.00
161505

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986107459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, June 28, 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: "De Monk Coma Back Again!" double-page centerfold: "Too Much Business vs. Too Much Leisure." back page: "Condemned To Die in September." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:33

$27.00
161503

HENRY MORTON STANLEY African Explorer & Journalist PRINTS 1890 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229314576

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, March 8, 1890 * Henry Morton Stanley The ftpg. has two prints on the noted African explorer Henry Stanley one showing his arrival at Cairo, Egypt. The article is headed: "Mr. Stanley's Latest African Discoveries" carrying over to page 2. Other prints include: "The Screw Tug Kathleen" "The First Train Over the New Forth Bridge" "The Three Story Reservoirs of Montmartre" "Japanese Puzzle" and more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:31

$32.00
161502

Historic ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Electric Speech Machine TELEPHONE Patent in 1876


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391986106609

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 8, 1876 This is a very historic issue in the well-known struggle for the patent for the telephone. See the photo below for the very significant, yet quite inconspicuous, recording of the patent number to Alexander Graham Bell for "Telegraphy", with the patent number noted. All patents issued were published as such in Scientific American, and here is the announcement of Bell getting the telephone patent! No related article or illustrations. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:31

$128.00
161463

1ST ELECTRIC CHAIR Execution 1st Person Murderer WILLIAM KEMMLER 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372228284575

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, August 8, 1890 * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution * From the city where he is from Front page coverage on William Kemmler, who had the dubious distinction of being the first person to die by the electric chair. One column headings: "ELECTRICAL EXECUTION" "Physicians And Electricians On The Subject" and more. (see) Text takes up just over a full column. He would be executed on this day. Nice to have in a Philadelphia paper, his hometown. Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, large issue measuring 29 x 21 inches, some margin wear with small tears, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends March 22, 2018 14:33

$57.00
161421

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster 1871 Oneida NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372227325346

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ONEIDA CIRCULAR, New York, Oct. 16, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Page 4 has over one-third of the page on: "The Great Fire" which begins: "Chicago in Ashes -- Fire and death sweeping everything before them - 150,000 people houseless & homeless - Hundreds of millions of property burned - Fearful loss of life apprehended. These are the announcements that have struck every ear and saddened every heart. The calamity is almost unparalleled in kind..." with much more. This was the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 (see the web for more). From the famous Oneida Community, an early "commune" in experimental living. Much o the balance of the issue is religiously-themed. Eight page... See More  

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Ends March 21, 2018 16:17

$59.00
159960

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372171485742

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Page 3 has a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances this notice..." The report conti... See More  

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Ends March 20, 2018 15:47

$140.00
161282

Early NOTRE DAME University Campus Print AD & Old West Crimes 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391981326791

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 * Old West stage coach robbery * University of Notre Dame The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...". "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads like a classic Wild West holdup, including: "...stopped by two men with shotguns & Wells, Fargo's & co.'s box demanded...". Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Also: "Death of a Noted Swindler" "New Way to Gamble" "Grant's Last Days". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2018 16:35

$33.00
161183

Rare NELLIE BLY New York World ARTICLE "Sparing With Corbett" 1894 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391978108071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, August 12, 1894 * Nellie Bly reporting * "Nellie Bly Spars With Corbett" * Many illustrations 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 pages 13 & 14: "NELLIE BLY Spars With CORBETT" with subheads and several illustrations including life size illus. of each one... See More  

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Ends March 11, 2018 16:31

$82.00
161121

WALL STREET PANIC & Jefferson Davis Treason Trial 1865 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391977316499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865 * New York City Wall Street * Post civil war stock market * Jefferson Davis treason trial Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York" "The Suspension & Failure of Several Houses" "Immense Fraudulent Over-Issue of Gold Checks" which is on the Wall St. panic of 1865. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 2 folds, some staining inside.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:57

$34.00
161114

KKK Ku Klux Klan Warning from Ulysses S. Grant Proclamation 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372217071939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 18, 1871 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan * Ulysses S. Grant warning The top of page 2 has: 'President Grant's Ku-Klux Proclamation" with the full text of the Proclamation concerning warning against all illegal activities of the Ku-Klux-Klan (see), signed by him in type: U.S. Grant. Four pages, browning at the margins, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2018 09:52

$37.00
161076

BROOKLYN THEATER FIRE Disaster w/ 300+ Deaths 1876 New York City Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215682876

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 6, 1876 * Brooklyn theater fire (1st report) * President Ulysses S. Grant * State of the Union Address Page 5 has one column headings that include: "IN FLAMES" "The Brooklyn Theatre Burned Last Night" "Stampede By The Audience" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 columns. Nice to have in this NYC title. Page 2 has President Ulysses S. Grant's state of the union address which is signed in type: "U.S. Grant" Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:38

$47.00
161070

Very Early CHICAGO WHITE SOX Baseball w/ Box Scores More 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976291506

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1870 * Very early Chicago White Sox * Baseball The ftpg. has: "The White Stockings" "Reception Game at Chicago--The Playing--Honors in the Evening--A Banquet Without Wines". In the summary about a game played at Ogden Park in Chicago, it says that a "goodly number" of those in attendance were "...ladies, many whom...asserted their independence as to proceed to the grounds by themselves, walk up and by a ticket, and take their seats as though they were perfectly accustomed to that sort of thing." Describes the White Stockings as the "most famous nine in the country", with a few details about their opponents, the Picked Nine team. Says the Nevans & Deans Band was on ... See More  

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:31

$43.00
161067

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372215674455

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1873 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details about the attractions and performances. The ad takes two-thirds of the column. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:24

$45.00
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