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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
154467

Early TEXAS TOWNS Mariposa Corpus Christi & More PRINTS 1890 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968900095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER "EMPIRE ILLUSTRATED", New York, October 18, 1890 * Very colorful and ornate for display * Many Texas towns - illustrations This is the "Third Texas Edition" noted in the masthead, with different content than the first & second editions. Occasionally Leslie's put out an issue with colorful and beautiful outer wrappers, and this is certainly one (see). The reverse of this color cover has several prints of: "A Texas Garden Spot - Views In Mariposa." Inside has many great prints of various Texas towns including Corpus Christi & Ropes Pass, Beeville, Aransas Pass & Aransas City, Del rio in Val Verde county, Monterey, El Paso (2 pages), Pecos, Weatherford, W... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:24

$65.00
154466

Great LIFESAVING Surf Lifeguard Rescue Coney Island Beach PRINT 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968899027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 24, 1889 * Lifesaving at Coney Island Beach * New York City Telegrams The full ftpg. showing the celebration of President Harrison on his visit to Lawrence, Mass. & Portland, Maine, with another print inside. Certainly the most dramatic print is the double page centerfold: "SAVED ! Dangers Of Surf-Bathing On The Coast--A Scene At Coney Island" which shows a lifeguard rescuing a young both (very dramatic). Other prints include a small portrait: "Hon. H. P. Cheatham, The Only Colored Representative Elected To the 51st Congress"; a full pg. with 7 scenes: "The Method Of Sending A Telegram--Scenes In The Main Office Of The Western Union Telegraph Company... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:23

$98.00
154459

PARIS OPERA HOUSE Theatre Salle Le Peletier FIRE Disaster 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968271956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1873 * Paris Opera fire * Salle Le Peletier Page 3 has an article headed: "THE BURNED OPERA-HOUSE" "The Destruction Of The French Academie De Musique" Text takes up over a full column here. Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:19

$34.00
154422

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800493176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street'. Prints inside include a nice fullpg: 'Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge' plus a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Chicago In Ruins' which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Two more fullpgs. with seven fire scenes. A very dramatic and historic issue. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:42

$140.00
154395

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967962870

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 s... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:05

$42.00
154394

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967961779

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 background (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 p... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:03

$75.00
154173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792137665

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 institutionalized... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:02

$66.00
154111

Best GREAT BOSTON FIRE Conflagration w/ Diagram 1st Report 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955414787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Nov. 14, 1872 * Great Boston fire of 1872 * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The front page features a nice map headed: "Diagram Of The Burnt District" in Boston, which had just suffered a horrible fire. The top of one of the columns has: "A TERRIBLE CALAMITY" "One Eighth of the Property of Boston Destroyed: "Eighty Acres of Territory Burned Over" "The Richest Portion of the City in Ruins". Considerable reporting on the inside pages as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a huge paper measuring 23 1/2 by 29 1/2 inches, some browning at folds and a few small archival mends. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:39

$47.00
154108

WINSLOW HOMER Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) Sailboat PRINT 1879 Harper's Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955411156

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1879 * Winslow Homer print * Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) Featured is an article" "Present Tendencies of American Art" in which an illustration by Winslow Homer entitled "Sail-Boat" is included. Other articles are: "A Few Sea-Birds" "The Coast Survey" "The English Home of the Washingtons" "Sketches In Tyrol" with many nice prints; "English and American Locomotives" and other stories and illustrations. Complete in 150+ pages, disbound, outer wrappers still including, tiny pin holes at the blank spine & a few tape mends to the covers. Nice condition.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:35

$55.00
154091

ANNEXATION OF HAWAII to U.S. President William McKinley Signs 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788395038

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, July 8, 1898 * Annexation of Hawaii * William McKinley The top of the last column on the ftpg. has the historic report: "ANNEXATION ACT SIGNED" "President Puts His Name to the Hawaiian Resolutions" "Philadelphia To Take The News" "The Cruiser Has Been Ordered to Honolulu & Admiral Miller Will Hoist the Stars and Stripes Over Our New Possessions". The report takes two-thirds of a column. The ftpg. also has many reports on the Spanish-American War, including a print of: "What Our Boys Are Facing At Santiago". Even toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:04

$67.00
154090

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINS United States Delcares vs. Spain 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788394628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 26, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war The top of the front page announces: "CONGRESS HAS DECLARED WAR AGAINST SPAIN" "The Bill Passes Unanimously and Is Signed by the President" "Volunteer Troops Are Called Out" "The States Asked to Furnish 125,000 Men for the National Government" "Our Ships May Soon Attack the Philippines" and more. Other war-related heads as well including; "WAR MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ""The President's Request For a Formal Declaration" "Says A State of War Exists" and more. Eight pages, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 17, 2017 15:03

$88.00
153906

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780137164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 29, 1871 * Scranton, Pennsylvania * Coal mine region riots Within the issue is a half page: "Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--The Affair of April 6th At Tripp's Slope--Rioters Stoning The Working Bosses, Who Drew Up The Coal During The Intimidation Of The Operatives." and a related report: "Scenes In The Coal Regions." Several illustrations and a double page centerfold about the German Peace Jubilee. Sixteen pages, several small binding holes along left spine, otherwise is in good condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:26

$38.00
153905

Early 1st MAFIA Black Hand America Murder DAVID C. HENNESSY 1891 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780135731

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 8, 1891 * Early Mafia in America * David C. Hennessy murder trial This murder was the beginning of the Mafia in the United States, or "The Black Hand" as it was called in America in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Mafia and other organized crime families came to the United States from Sicily and Italy creating their first stronghold in New Orleans rather than New York or Chicago, and establishing numerous secret societies specializing in counterfeiting, prostitution, and protection. Numerous murders and assassinations accompanied these operations. These early 'families' led to the organized crime organizations that became so famous durin... See More  

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:23

$58.00
153738

Rare 1889 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767760000

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JUDGE magazine, New York, Nov. 16, 1889 * Color political prints Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread. After a strong start, the magazine found itself struggling to compete with its very similar rival Puck. Puck finally expired in 1918, while Judge continued to thrive into the 1930's and beyond. The double-page centerfold in this issue is tipped-in which makes it very nice for display, meaning no binding holes or staples which are more typically found. The ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:30

$27.00
153733

Rare 19th Century HONOLULU HI Hawaiian Kingdom w/ Advertisements 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932550993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 8, 1887 * Rare 19th century Hawaiian issue Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. Here is such an issue from what is now the capital city of Hawaii, and from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii. Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and the other half is reporting from: "The Legislative Assembly" carrying over to take half of the back page. Much of the remaining pages are taken up with various Hawaii reports including a column on: "Island Locals" and "Kamehameha School" plus a variety of advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 8 pages, irregular at t... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:21

$140.00
153731

SIAMESE TWINS Chang and Eng Bunker Conjoined Deaths w/ PRINT 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767744534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 * Death of Chang and Eng Bunker * Siamese twins print Inside has a nice, full length portrait of Chang-Eng, the famous Siamese twins with a related article: "Death Of The Siamese Twins". Other illustrations include: "'Here They Come!' Pennsylvania--Pike County.--Winter Sports of the Blooming Grove Park Association--Waiting for the Coming of the White Hares"; "The Pictorial Spirit of the Illustrated European Press"; "The Church Music Association--An Afternoon Rehearsal In Steinway Hall, New York" plus much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:08

$57.00
153728

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR Brooklyn NY Home for the Aged FIRE 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932535764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 9, 1876 * Little Sisters of the Poor fire * St. Augustine's home for the aged The front page has a one column heading: "The Brooklyn Holocaust" "and more with list of the dead. (see) Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 20 inches, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:04

$33.00
153725

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767735205

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, December 9, 1876 * Brooklyn theater fire Page 4 has one column headings that include: "CLOSING THE TRAGEDY" "Encoffining the Brooklyn Theatre's Dead" "Dread Scenes At The Morgues" and more with list of the known dead. Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full pages. Nice to have in this NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 14:56

$33.00
153690

A.B. FROST Golfing Illustrations & LOUIS PASTEUR Death w/ Print 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 * A.B. Frost golfer illustration * Louis Pasteur death w/ print This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme. The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis", a nice full page of: "M. Louis Pasteur In His Laboratory" "a full page of: "The New York Terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge, Now Under Construction", photos of various track & field stars. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean conditio... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
153689

KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Hawaiian Islands Prints 1897 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932119456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 * Klondike gold rush * Hawaiian Islands The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory" with a one-third pg. photo of Juneau, Alaska. A full page has 9 illustrations of: "The Dedication of the Monument to General John A. Logan, Lake Front Park, Chicago, July 22" plus much more. Complete in 24 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:41

$60.00
153688

CRIPPLE CREEK Teller County Colorado Gold Rush PRINTS & Photos 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896 * Cripple Creek gold rush photos * Teller County, Colorado mining The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mountain, Showing the Independence & Portland Mines.", plus a nice photo of Cripple Creek as well. Rather rare, early prints of the gold mining area of Colorado. Also within is a full page with 5 illustrations: "The Troubles in the Transvaal" (the Boer War) and a fullpg. with 6 photos of: "Scenes in British Guiana". The full front p... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:40

$120.00
153687

CIVIL WAR ENDING Jefferson Davis Capture & Trial of the Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118419

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 22, 1865 * Jefferson Davis confined * Trial of the assassins Page 2 has an article beginning: "Jeff Davis has arrived at Fortress Monroe & is secretly confined there..." Also: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Key to the Rebel Official Cypher" and many subheads (small hole here effects 2 words); "Gossip About Gen. Sherman" and much more. Four pages, small hole near top as noted, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:39

$26.00
153683

Rare 1881 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767305515

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, June 1, 1881 * 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: "Chester A. Arthur, Vic-President of the U.S., and Political Runner." double-page centerfold: "The Monkey's Revenge." back page: "The Revised Bible Boom." Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin wear & bit of margin dirtiness.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:27

$26.00
153682

Rare 1887 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767303640

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Sept. 21, 1887 * 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 Prize Idiot Of The Day." double-page centerfold: "1861 - 1887." back page: "The First & Last Meeting of the Anti-Poverty Society." Complete in 16 pages, 13 1/4 by 10 1/4 inches, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:24

$27.00
153594

DREYFUS AFFAIR Alfred Jewish Officer Treason France SENTENCED 1899 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371924945020

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, September 11, 1899 * Dreyfus Affair sentenced (Judaica) * Political scandal in France * Miscarriage of justice The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "CAPT. DREYFUS' SENTENCE" "Some Believe He Will Not Serve The Ten Years" and more. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 19, 2017 14:56

$37.00
153522

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazleton Pottsville COAL PA Pennsylvania Arson 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371920224925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 1, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "Mining Outrages-Buildings Repeatedly Fired" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2017 10:51

$28.00
153478

ULYSSES S. GRANT Youth of America Message re. BIBLE Sunday School 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752762616

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 15, 1876 * President Ulysses S. Grant Page four has the text of the letter President Ulysses S. Grant wrote to the children and youth of America at the request of the editor of The Sunday School Times for insertion into the Centennial Edition. The letter emphasizes the importance of the Bible in regards to life and liberty: "My advice to Sunday Schools, no matter what their denomination, is: Hold fast to the Bible as the sheet-anchor of your liberties; write its precepts in your heart, and PRACTICE THEM IN YOUR LIVES. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization, and to this we must look as our guide in the future. &lsq... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:54

$80.00
153471

ADOLPH SANGER Jewish Judaica - "BABY RUTH" Grover Cleveland Inaug 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752756668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 16, 1893 * Adolph L. Sanger - Jewish * Grover Cleveland inauguration * "Baby Ruth" - candy bar fame Of special interest is installment #6 of "Notable Jews - Adolph L. Sanger" which also includes a photograph of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire). Also of interest is a full page with 5 prints of: "The Cleveland Party Leaving Lakewood, New Jersey, For the White House" which includes a rare print of "The Cleveland Family" including Baby Ruth. This is the person for whom the "Baby Ruth" candy bar was named, not Babe Ruth the famous baseball star. As an historical footnote, the Curtis Can... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:42

$49.00
153313

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Promontory, Utah Completed 1869 Historic Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391745825755

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1869 * Transcontinental Railroad completed... very historic! The front page has a report beginning: "The junction of the Union with the Central Pacific Railroad, at Promontory Point, Utah, was effected yesterday, and there is now railroad communication across the continent. The event was celebrated by jubilant demonstrations in various cities of the Union..." with a bit more (see). Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 04, 2017 15:36

$58.00
153210

Uncommon PITTSBURGH PA Allegheny County Pennsylvania STEEL CITY 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391740675287

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PITTSBURGH EVENING CHRONICLE, Pennsylvania, October 8, 1881 * Steel city - Steelers * Allegheny County News of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated. Complete in 4 pages, larger size issue measuring 28 x 22 inches, produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. A little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends April 28, 2017 14:07

$23.00
153151

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Head Construction PRINT 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901829554

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 * Statue of Liberty construction * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in diameter. It would be formally dedicated in 1886. Other articles, illustrations and advertisements are within. Complete in 16 pages and in nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:34

$43.00
153092

WIRZ TRIAL Andersonville Prison & Powder River Expedition INDIANS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900614824

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 27, 1865 * Powder River Expedition (1865) * Andersonville prison trial - Henry Wirz Among the front page column heads are: "A Pardoned Rebel Lawyer" " "Refuses To Take the Test Oath" "The Confiscation Act" & more, with pg. 4 having; "THE WERZE TRIAL" "Werze Receipts For Sanitary Stores" "Monster Winder Sustained by Jeff. Davis" "More Prison Horrors" as well as: "From Fort Laramie" "A Series of Battles with the Hostile Indians" "The Enemy Totally Routed". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:42

$29.00
153080

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC Ocean Liner Steamer & Brigham Young 1873 NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371900078373

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 12, 1873 * RMS Atlantic wreck * Brigham Young The front page has: "THE ATLANTIC" "Valuables Found on the Bodies of Victims, and Now in the Hands of Magistrates", as well as: "Utah" "Brigham Young Going to Arizona--A Cook Shot by a Desperado" beginning: "It is known that Brigham Young will resign the Presidency of the Utah Central & Southern Railroads & accompany the missionary company to Arizona...". Eight pages, some rubbing to the front page, generally nice condition.

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Ends April 21, 2017 15:40

$32.00
153035

MAUCH CHUNK PA Pennsylvania View Jim Thorpe Early Alaska PRINTS 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733975566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 * Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe) * Early Alaska scenes The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Island in Behring Sea". Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints. Twent... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:43

$49.00
153033

SS CITY OF COLUMBUS Steamer Gay Head Cliffs SHIPWRECK Print 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733971790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 26, 1884 * SS City of Columbus shipwreck disaster The full front page shows: "The Wreck of the Steamship 'City of Columbus' On the Rocks Off Gay Head...". Inside has: "Pennsylvania--Terrible catastrophe near Bradford...a Railway passenger train engulfed in burning oil..."; a half page with four: "Views in Alaska & the Behring Sea..."; a one-third pg. scene: "California--Reception & Parade in Honor of General Hancock, in Los Angeles". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:38

$54.00
139634

1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster DEATHS in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391348749016

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 3, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse Almost the entire front page is taken up very lengthy & details reports on the horrific Johnstown Flood, with half of the first column taken up with heads including: "FLOODS OF TEARS" "A Solemn Sunday's Sighs and Sobs" "The Freshets of Nature Having Receded in & About Johnstown" "The Rescuers Search for their Dear Ones Hopelessly" and much more (see). Eight pages, browned at the margins, a bit fragile, generally good.

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Ends April 17, 2017 11:06

$72.00
152966

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730084072

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Aug. 4, 1890 * William Francis Kemmler * 1st electric chair execution The top of the front page has column heads: "NO INVITATIONS YET" "The chances Are That Kemmler's Execution Will Take Place About Thursday" "Arrangements Made by the Metropolitan Dallies to Get the First News Possible" "A Delicate Point of Law Raised by a Well Known Attorney of Auburn" with the text taking most of a column. William Kemmler has the dubious distinction of being the first condemned person in the world to be put to death by electrical execution which would happen on August 6 (see hyperlink). Eight pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine, good condition but is fragile ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:37

$37.00
152962

AMERICA'S CUP Vigilant Wins vs. Valkyrie Yachting Sailing RACE 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730079410

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, Oct. 15, 1893 *America's Cup * Vigilant vs. Valkyrie II * Yachting Page 3 has a detailed report of the famous America's Cup sailing race, the column headed: "IT WAS AN EXCITING RACE" "Last of the Contests for the Great International Trophy" "Vigilant Won, By Only 40 Seconds" and more (see). The articles takes two-thirds of a column. Sections 1 and 2 of a 3 section paper with pages 1-16 of 20. Irregular & partially loose at the spine, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:28

$33.00
152959

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894411214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Jan. 18, 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: "Another 'Me Too' !" double-page centerfold: "A General Wash-Day Needed." back page: "Selfish Objections To A Good Match." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:23

$27.00
152928

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894059802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:21

$34.00
152926

PEACE ! Civil War Officially Ends w/ President Proclamation 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391729763560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, April 3, 1866 * Civil War officially ends * PEACE The top of the first column of the front page has the historic announcement of the official end of the Civil War with the headings: "PROCLAMATION" "By the President of the United States" "The Sword Sheathed" "Peace-Law-Liberty", which also deals with the reconstruction of the Southern states and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson and dated April 2, 1866. The text takes 1 1/4 columns. See the hyperlink for the significance of this Proclamation. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 08:12

$46.00
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1889 JOHNSTOWN FLOOD Pennsylvania PA South Fork Dam Disaster DEATHS in Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371578439057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 4, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse Most of the front page it taken up with reports on the historic Johnstown [Pa.] Flood with first column heads including: "NO END TO IT" "The Story of Johnstown Not Half Told" "The Mind of Man Cannot Conceive the Horrors of It" "The Press Acknowledges Its Own Weakness in Telling It" "Dead Bodies Found in Every Imaginable Attitude" "And Like Ghastly Specters Fright the Souls of Men" "Every Water-Soaked & Roasted Corpse is Closely Scanned" "The Exact Number of Lives Lost Will Never Be Learned" and more (see). Eight pages, loose at the spine, browned at the margins, should be handled carefu... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 15:08

$67.00
152867

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction TORCH Print 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371891542320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885 * Statue of Liberty construction The full ftpg. is a print of: "The New Aquatic Wonder--The Steam-Yacht 'Stilletto' ...". Inside prints include; "Kansas--The Transfer of the Nez Perces--Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for their Old Home in Idaho" "The Celebrated California Race-Horse, 'Tyrant' "; a great fullpg of: "The Torch of The Statue of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed on Bedloe's Island" with a related article; a fullpg. of; "The Late Victor Hugo--Scene at his Bedside During His Last Hours"; a halfpg. horse race print at Sheepshead Bay, New York; a print of "Dickinson College at Carlisle" and more. Sixteen pages,... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:38

$58.00
152806

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murders Corpses DISCOVERY 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391725043723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 9, 1873 * Bloody Benders * Cherry Vale, Kansas * Corpses discovered The front page has a brief article with a small and somewhat discrete heading: "Eight Dead Bodies Found Under A House" See image for key text here. Eight pages, light staining, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends April 09, 2017 14:43

$32.00
152696

Rare Salt Lake City UT Utah Nice Masthead Engraving 1893 Magazine OUTER WRAPPERS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371885876388

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 21, 1893 * Uncommon title with outer wrappers * Mormons - Mormonism This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, ect. This issue includes: "The Day we Celebrate", "The Beginning is Good", "Two Distinguished Men Gone", "The Channel Tunnel" and so much more. Complete in 32 pages, 8 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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Ends April 06, 2017 13:50

$32.00
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