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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
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
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
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
155037

ADANA MASSACRE Armenian Christians Genocide TURKEY Ottoman Empire 1909 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371989070817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 21, 1909 * Adana massacres - Christians genocide * Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "10,000 Persons Slain" with subheads. (See) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, some spine wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:32

$40.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154991

TRAIN ROBBERY Old West Style at Centralia Illinois Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988092281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 * Old West style train robbery * Illinois Central Railroad * Centralia, Illinois The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:26

$63.00
154989

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Political Assassination & Trial of Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822148066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Thoughts on political assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see). Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:23

$38.00
154983

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINTS 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822143467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:14

$35.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154973

CHARLES J. GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination TRIAL Prints 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988072525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Charles J. Guiteau on trial The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; a fullpg. with 4 prints: "On the Eve of the Thanksgiving Feast--Hunting the Wild Turkey", a small print of: "J. Howard Welles, Blackmailer of Jay Gould." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 13:58

$56.00
154954

Very RARE Yankee Occupation Volume 1 RICHMOND VA Post Confederate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821168103

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RICHMOND TIMES, June 1, 1865 * Very rare Yankee occupation issue * Post capital of the Confederacy A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 36 issue. The April 20 issue of the "Richmond Whig" has an announcement of the creation of the paper, headed: "A New Morning Paper - The Richmond Times" and includes: "...The paper will be under the exclusive editorial charge & control of Mr. H. Rives Pollard, late of the Richmond Examiner, and the first number will appear on Friday...will be devoted to the honor and interest of Virginia...For the present at least--until Virginia shal... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:31

$188.00
154923

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormonism Saint Death FUNERAL Burial 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986965524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1877 * Brigham Young death funeral - burial * Mormons - Mormonism - SLC Utah . The front page has a one column heading: "Brigham Young's Funeral" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:17

$38.00
154861

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391817343701

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, June 21, 1879 * 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 no... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2017 14:38

$36.00
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
154748

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979945720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 27, 1871 * Scranton, Pennsylvania * Coal mine region riots A half page illustration inside: "The Coal Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--Laborers' Meeting Near The Dodge Shaft, At Hyde Park, Dispersed By The Welsh Miners and Their Wives, May 9th." Related report on another page: "The Coal Troubles." A full front page: "New York City--Parade and Review Of The Metropolitan Police--Inspection By The Mayor." Other articles and advertisements are within. Complete in 16 pages, small pinholes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:12

$41.00
154745

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979943779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1871 * Great Chicago fire The front page first column has nice heads on the Great Chicago Fire, including: "THE CITY OF CHICAGO" "A Quiet & Peaceful Sabbath Yesterday" "How the Citizens Observed the Day" "Rapid Growth of the Temporary Dwellings & Stores" "Interesting Resume of the Effects of the Great Fire" "Scenes &I Incidents Among the Ruins" (see). The text takes over half of the front page. Eight pages, a printing crease in the first column causes no loss of readability, otherwise in great condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:09

$54.00
154725

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810756817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:51

$37.00
154680

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Woman Voting Trial 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976812385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, June 20, 1873 * Susan B. Anthony * Illegal voting trial The front page has a significant report on the woman's rights issue, with: "Susan's Sentence", which includes: "...Judge Selden made a motion in the case of Miss Anthony for a new trial on the ground of a misdirection of the Judge in ordering a verdict of guilty without submitting the case to the jury...Miss Anthony answered & said she had a great deal to say, & declared that in her trial every principle of justice had been violated..." with more (see images). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:10

$73.00
154672

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mahanoy City PA & More COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976787547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Coal miners * Pennsylvania One of the more successful of the early California newspapers. The ftpg. includes: "Mollies of Pennsylvania--A Secret Religious Organization on the War Path--They Commit Murder & Other Deeds of Violence in the Coal Regions" "Bonds Not Gold" "The New Mint" & much more. Four pages, very large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, mild margin & fold wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:51

$38.00
154623

New York City FIREFIGHTING DEPARTMENT Firemen FDNY Prints 1881 Harper's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371975844949

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, (New York), February, 1881 * New York City firefighting Among the many articles within are: "The English Lakes & Their Genii" which includes many prints including: "Wordsworth's Seat, Grasmere" "Helvellyn & Thirlmere" "Lower Rydal Falls" & much more. Also: "Pottery in the United States" which has 14 illustrations; "The Old New York Volunteer Fire Department" which has 11 illustrations; and several other articles & prints. Complete in 160 pages, never bound nor trimmed, without outer wrappers, some foxing & dirtiness to the ftpg. only, 7 by 10 inches

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:55

$39.00
154618

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809254029

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 July 08, 2017 07:48

$128.00
154532

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Death Lies in STATE Capital 1881 Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371969258716

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 23, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Lying in State at Capital * Best title to have ? The top of the front page has a nice print headed: "JAMES A. GARFIELD". Nearly three-quarters of the first column is taken up with various heads on his death & funeral including: "WITH HOMAGE" "Many Thousands View the Body" "Of the Fallen Chieftain as It Lies in State" "Under the Great Dome of the Capitol" "Extensive Preparations for the Obsequies" and so much more (see). All of the front page relates to Garfield plus additional items inside as well. Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's home state, and not far from his home in Mentor, Ohio... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 15:25

$48.00
154471

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391801632762

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, March 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 Latest Don Quixote." double-page centerfold: "The New Helmsman." back page has 6 comic illustrations: "If Crinoline Comes Back." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:29

$27.00
154470

United States LIGHTHOUSES Early American Lamps PRINTS Illustration 1892 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968901554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 11, 1892 * Early American lighthouses prints The full front page is taken up with many illustrations captioned: "The United States Lighthouse Establishment" with a related article inside. Inside also has various other articles & illustrations of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, generally nice.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:27

$29.00
154468

Early ELECTRIC CHAIR Capital Punishment Introduction PRINT 1888 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391801631064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 30, 1888 The ftpg. shows: "New Bridge Over Kill Van Kull--The Largest Draw in the World". This bridge connected New Jersey & New York via Staten Island. Inside has an illustration captioned: "Execution by Electricity, Shortly to Be Introduced in N.Y. State" with a related article on the details headed: "Execution by Electricity". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:25

$31.00
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