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161026

CIVIL RIGHTS ACT Enforcement Bill PASSES Senate Negroes Equal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975675807

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, February 28, 1875 * Civil Rights Bill (Enforcement Act) * Reconstruction era - Negroes * Passes Senate (1st report) . The front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON" "The Civil Rights Bill Passes the Senate" " and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, printing flaw within heading (see), minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:11

$30.00
161023

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372214608465

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, August, 1894 * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2018 15:00

$28.00
160947

1st CIRCUS Performance Under Electric Lights Used AD 1879 Allentown PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372211139472

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pennsylvania, May 1, 1879 * First Circus show under electric lights A nice pg. 2 ad for Cooper and Baileys Great London Circus which says the: "Dense Night will be converted into Dazzling Day by Electric Light using 18 Electric Light Chandeliers equal to 35,000 gas jets at a cost of $15,000". One of the main attractions described as: "A Herd of 10 Monster Monarch Elephants". (see) A front page report on the circus states in part: "...This feature alone being new, and one that no other show can have as the Messr. Cooper, Bailey & Co....have the exclusive right to use it in tented exhibits....". Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2018 15:43

$47.00
160891

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372210100140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, July 7, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top of the front page has one column heads on the Custer Massacre, including: "On the Field Of Glory" "Custer, whom Grant Attempted to Disgrace, Dies Like a Brave Soldier at the Head of His Column" "Our Loss Over Three Hundred--that of the Indians Not Known--The Quaker Policy with the Red Man Won't Do". The text provides some of the earliest details of the tragedy, including: "...The Indians poured in a murderous fire, besides the greater portion fought on horseback. Custer, his two brothers, nephew and brother-in-law, were all killed and not one of his detachment ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2018 15:04

$166.00
160863

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391972290881

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Tombstone, Arizona, May 14, 1886 * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable Here is a newspaper from perhaps the most famous town of the Old West era which has a nice back page advertisement for the O.K. Corral (shown in the inset). Has four pages containing various news of the day, plus bits of local news and many ads, all done in the typical Old West format. The year in the dateline is listed as 86 (the format used), although in the page 2 masthead it has 1886 which verifies the year. The front page has an inked business stamp just to the right of the masthead, plus some offsetting in the lower half causing loss to... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2018 15:20

$365.00
160787

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969678290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1869 * New York Wall Street financial crisis * Stock Market & gold Panic * Post "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) With pgs. 1 & 2 filled with ads news coverage begins on pg. 3 with: "WALL STREET" "Encouraging Prospects & a Gleam of Hope at Last" Gold Dealers Effecting Settlements Among Themselves" "More Injunctions Upon the Gold & Stock Exchange" "Sales of Government Gold" and more (see). This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould caused a financial panic by attempting to corner the gold market. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant (see hyperlink). Twelve pages, irregular at the spine... See More  

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Ends February 25, 2018 12:50

$42.00
160761

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969046997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 * William Thomas Smedley * Golfing illustrations The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:45

$75.00
160484

ELECTRIC LIGHT PATENT NO. 237,732 Thomas A. Edison Menlo Park 1881 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391963318416

Shown is an original & historic old magazine, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1881 * Thomas Alva Edison * Electric light patent # Near the back is an inconspicuous yet very significant item under the list of: "Index of Inventions For Which Letters Patent of the United States were Granted in the Week Ending Feb. 15, 1881" is an entry reading: "Electric light, T.A. Edison.....237,732". This was the patent given to Thomas Edison for the light bulb, certainly one of his most famous inventions and one which transformed lifestyles for everyone. Also in this issue is an article: "A Reception of Professor Bell" which was given for him by the mayor & corporation of Brantford, England (see photos). The balance of the issue is taken up w... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2018 07:53

$94.00
160476

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196799538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, May 5, 1873 * Rare Old West title This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 4 pages, very minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:46

$40.00
160460

SARATOGA NY New York United States Hotel FIRE Disaster 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962787553

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1865 * Saratoga, New York fire disaster The ftpg. has column headlines: "Disastrous Fire At Saratoga" "Great Destruction Of Property" "The United States Hotel and Its Cottages in Ashes" "The Marvin House, Telegraph & Express Offices, & Many Other Buildings Burned" "Two Persons Killed" "The Fire Believed to Have Been the Work of Incendiaries". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:28

$27.00
160453

SANTA CLAUS at Children's Hospital Passing Out Gifts PRINT 1882 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196578634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 16, 1882 The full ftpg. is: "Abandoned". A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Visions of Christmas-Tide" has four scenes including a central print showing Santa Claus, with his bag of toys, distributing dolls to a children's hospital (see). A few other Christmas related prints as well. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:16

$87.00
160451

Rare MAXFIELD PARRISH Harper's Weekly Christmas Plum Pudding PRINT1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962779422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS, Dec. 14, 1895 * Maxfield Parrish * Christmas Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact. Although the prints within pale in comparison, they include a full pg: "The Christmas Season in the Shopping District."; a 1/4 pg. portrait: "Madame Calve as Anita in 'La Navarraise'."; full pg: "Buying Christmas Presents." 2/3 pg. illus: "Maternity."; full pg: "Je Vous Salue, Marie (Hail Mary)."; doublepg. centerfold: "An Unwelcome Toast... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:13

$215.00
160448

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196572021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, May 17, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The back page has a report noting: "On Monday, May 10, the two great divisions of the Pacific Railroad, i.e. the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, accomplished their junction at Promontory Point, Utah, by laying the last rail & tie, & driving the last spike. The following is the official announcement of its competition..." which has the official report datelined: "Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10" & reads in part: "The last rail is laid! The spike driven! The Pacific Railroad is completed. The point of junction is 1,086 miles west of the Missouri River, and 9... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:08

$62.00
160283

June 28, 1873 19th Century MAP of AUSTRIA & the GERMAN EMPIRE Germany - Europe


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372188433084

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: Here is a 19th century foldout map of "AUSTRIA And The GERMAN EMPIRE" from the extra supplement of the Illustrated London News, dated June 28, 1873 This map measure 33 x 22 inches and is printed on very high quality paper, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing it to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Nice for display.

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Ends February 07, 2018 11:49

$36.00
160265

William M. BOSS TWEED Tammany Hall Scandal Fame DEATH 1878 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955899072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1878 * William M. "Boss" Tweed * Tammany Hall fame A full column on the front page is headed: "DEATH OF WM. M. TWEED" "The Ex-Tammany Chief's Last Hours In Jail" and various subheads. This is the infamous "Boss" Tweed, an American politician most notable for being the "boss" of Tammany Hall, the Democratic Party political machine that played a major role in the politics of 19th century New York City and State. At the height of his influence, Tweed was the third-largest landowner in New York City. This report carries over to take most of page 2 details his life and career. Eight pages, evenly toned, loss to a lower corner does not affect any text, nice condi... See More  

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Ends February 03, 2018 15:35

$54.00
160221

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183714847

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 11, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason Page 3 has an article: "Jeff. Davis Indicted for Treason" which has near the beginning: "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury of the United States...and the trial of the prisoner, it is supposed, will take place in June..." with more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:52

$38.00
160217

BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West West Show Frederic Remington PRINT 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183703082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Fredric Remington * Wild West show print The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself. A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full page "Columbian Exposition - Interior of Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Showing Base of One of the Great Arches"; doublepage centerfold "Americans in Paris"; full page "With the Militia at Buffalo" contains many illustrations; full page "The Cliffs at Grand Manan, Ne... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:44

$53.00
160194

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391955123593

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, February 4, 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 February 02, 2018 12:24

$52.00
160165

BASEBALL GAME Post Civil War Full Page PRINT & Bocce Ball Illus. 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372179781652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 The full ftpg. is a nice print: "At Lake George Landing--Saluting the Passengers". But likely the most significant print is a great full page: "A Base-Ball Incident--Caught Between The Bases" which shows a player caught in a rundown. Other good prints include a half page: "Gioca Di Bocci--Summer Afternoon Scene at an Italian Resort on Staten Island", a rare print showing the sport of Bocce Ball; a great fullpg. print: "Fishing In The Adirondacks" "The Insurrection in Honolulu, Sandwich Islands--The Royal Hawaiian Palace" & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2018 09:17

$128.00
160158

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391952528877

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1870 * Marias Massacre - Piegan Blackfeet Indians Page 5 has an article headed: "The Indians" "The Piegan Massacre-Col. Baker's Report..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 28, 2018 07:58

$24.00
160015

Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1881 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372173108893

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY INDEX, Carson (City), Nevada, May 4, 1881 * Wild Old West * Rare title Coin collectors are very familiar with this town (the capital of Nevada) for the mint which produced the famous "C.C." mint marks on gold & silver coins it produced. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era. Various local news tidbits, one: "Sitting Bull will not surrender." Four pages, 9 3/4 by 13 1/2 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 21, 2018 07:36

$46.00
160012

ANDERSONVILLE Civil War Prison CAPTAIN HENRY WIRZ Execution 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391949045251

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1865 * Execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia The front page has: "Execution Of Wirz" "Closing Scenes in the Life of the Andersonville Jailor" "Farewell Interview with his Associate, J.H. Winder" "Final Effort of His Counsel to Obtain Executive Clemency" "Firm Demeanor of the Prisoner on the Scaffold" "He Asserts His Innocence to the Last" "A Remarkable Attempt to Poison Him Just Brought to Light" "A Bolus of Strychnine Conveyed to Him by His Wife" and much more. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2018 15:21

$82.00
159912

JOSEPH KRAUSKOPF American Rabbi Jewish Jews Judaica BIOGRAPHY 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170346409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 11, 1893 Of special interest is item #9 of "Notable Jews - Dr. Joseph Krauskopf" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year. Other prints include a full ftpg. of: "The Opening of the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago" plus a doublpg. centerfold with many scenes from the Exposition Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:42

$41.00
159911

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170345169

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The President's Designs in Regard to the War Dept." "The Articles of Impeachment Reported to the House of Representatives" "The Question of Colored Congressmen from the Southern States" "The Impeachment--The Articles of Impeachment Before the House--The Evidence to Sustain Them--Probable Length of the Trial--Legislation Practically Suspended During Its Progress". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:39

$31.00
159896

SINKING OF THE USS MAINE Battleship Warship Havana Cuba EXPLOSION 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372169770474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Feb. 18, 1898 * re. USS Maine sinking disaster * Spanish-American War prelude * Havana Harbor , Cuba A middle column is headed: "WILL GO TO HAVANA" "Court of Inquiry Appointed to Investigate Maine Disaster" "with more, the text including: "...everybody believes that the battleship was destroyed, whether from without or from within, by Spanish treachery...". Also a ftpg. print of: "Mrs. Sigsbee, Wife of the Commander of the Ill-Fated Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor." Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 17, 2018 13:48

$43.00
159875

Rare FRANKFORT Clinton County INDIANA 19th Century 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391946060372

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE FRANKFORT TIMES, Indiana, Sept. 1, 1888 A rather rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution in the country has any holdings of this title. A typical newspaper of the day, various margin tears, some fold foxing, a bit irregular at the spine, some archival mends within. Quite fragile & must be handled carefully. Complete in 8 pages.

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Ends January 14, 2018 15:05

$34.00
159833

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372167222662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, July 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn The top o f the front page has many one column heads on the most significant battle of the Indian War period from after the Civil War, including: "THE CUSTER MASSACRE" "Official Report of the Engagement Which Resulted in so Overwhelming a Disaster--The Sioux in Strong Force" "The Brave and Daring Custer Evidently Counted Without his Host--Reno's Narrow Escape--Preparations for Revenge" "Position and Condition of Crook's Forces--The Indians Uneasy--Don Camcron's Communication--Sketch of General Custer" These column heads are followed by extensive reporting on ... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2018 08:00

$240.00
159794

ANDREW JOHNSON Post Civil War State of the Union Address Signed 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165812462

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 6, 1865 * President Andrew Johnson * State of the Union Address * Civil War reconstruction Most of the front page and page 2 are taken up with the: "President's Message", being the first state-of-the-union address of President Andrew Johnson. The focus of his speech is the end of the Civil War with comments on the Lincoln assassination: "...Our thoughts next revert to the death of the late President by an act of parricidal treason. The grief of the nation is still fresh; it finds some solace in the consideration that he lived to enjoy the highest proof of its confidence..." with more. It is signed at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. Four pages, ... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 14:18

$42.00
159742

BATTLE OF TIPPECANOE Wabash River - Tecumseh & Indians 1811 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165560582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1811 * Battle of Tippecanoe The ftpg. has a letter datelined: "Camp Battle Ground, One mile from the Prophet's Village, Nov. 8". This has a report of the famous Battle of Tippecanoe, beginning: "We were attacked at half past 4 o'clock on the morning of the 7th inst. by the prophet's party, consisting, as is supposed, of 600 warriors..." with much detail (see). This is followed by another account which includes: "...The troops under gov. Harrison left the prophet's town for Vincennes on the 9th & arrived without molestation from the enemy..." with more. Nice to have this content on the front page. Four pages, very nice, clean c... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:39

$66.00
159740

JEFFERSON DAVIS DEATH 1st Report Civil War Confederate President 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372165557209

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1889 * Jefferson Davis death (1st report) * Confederate president - Confederacy Almost the entire last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a fine & very detailed report on the death of Jefferson Davis, headed: "THEIR DEAD CHIEFTAIN" "The South In Morning for Jefferson Davis" "Marks of Profound Sorrow Shows Everywhere--Mr. Davis's Last Hours--Funeral Arrangements". Eight pages, toning throughout, partially loose at the spine, browned at the margins with a few margin tears. Generally nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2018 07:34

$64.00
159736

Uncommon FINDLAY OHIO Hancock County "Flag City, USA" 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372164972328

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Nov. 19, 1880 * Uncommon title * "Flag City, USA" The 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, some illustrated. Complete, a little irregular along the spine, light damp staining, generally in nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2018 15:26

$27.00
159712

Very Rare ILLUSTRATED Lasted only 8 Issues Chicago Illinois Prints1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943889274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED CHICAGO NEWS, Illinois, May 22, 1868 * Very rare title A quite rare title which lasted by just 8 issues. This is volume 1 number 5, formatted much like the more successful Harper's Weekly & obviously an attempt to create its look-alike for the Midwest. But it would fail. The front page features a print: "The Republican National Convention in Chicago. Scene Outside the Opera House." Inside has a full page: "Views of a Chicago Grain Elevator"; a full pg: "The Quadrennial Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church...in Chicago" & two related smaller prints. Other prints: "The Great Tornado of May 3. The Scene at Ionia, Illinois" "The Great Tornado of May 3. The Scene Near Mus... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:30

$72.00
159583

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend JUBILEE Supplement 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391941311865

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JUBILEE SUPPLEMENT TO 'THE FRIEND', Honolulu, June 18, 1870 This special issue celebrated the 50th anniversary of the landing of the first American Missionaries on Hawaii in 1820. All the content--mostly a Jubilee Sermon--relates to the anniversary. Eight pages, 9 by 12 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:08

$44.00
159577

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372160484217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, November, 1876 A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content including "Materialism--Spiritualism" "Fruitfulness In the Divine Life" "Decline of Spiritualism" and much more. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends January 06, 2018 09:01

$33.00
151171

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673587119

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 Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is 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 t... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2018 14:30

$268.00
159485

THOMAS EDISON re. Power Transmission & DeWitt Clinton Train PRINTS 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939644246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 * Thomas Alva Edison * DeWitt Clinton (locomotive) Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:38

$32.00
159438

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391937657803

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

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Ends December 31, 2017 08:33

$37.00
159239

AMERICAN RED CROSS Humanitarian Organization Created CLARA BARTON 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142532457

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

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:35

$265.00
159236

JEFFERSON DAVIS Confederate President Death FUNERAL & BURIAL 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372142530179

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

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Ends December 20, 2017 15:32

$43.00
159024

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022626

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

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:51

$39.00
158977

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924169697

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

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Ends December 10, 2017 15:34

$41.00
158912

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131331632

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:34

$57.00
158900

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Burlington Iowa IA 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923312070

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:53

$377.00
158893

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923295645

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 12:24

$63.00
158892

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923278113

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:54

$40.00
158889

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923273349

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 11:42

$64.00
158884

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131142953

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:09

$65.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
158843

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130521584

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

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
158838

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922745532

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Feb. 1, 1893 * Color political prints - cartoons Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "The Task of Diogenes Not In It." double-page centerfold: "Tammany Is With Cleveland." which shows the Tammany Tiger. back page has 4 comic illustrations with a poem: "The Law's Delays." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:11

$27.00
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