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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
152957

Rare SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT w/ Outer Green Wrapper 1878 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894407498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 10, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The outer green wrapper, rarely present, is included and is extremely decorative. The entire front page is on: "The Art Of Preserving The Eyesight" carrying over to pg. 2 as well. The ftpg. has 5 related illustrations. A great issue for an ophthalmologist. Sixteen pages plus the cover, good condition.

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:19

$34.00
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
142466

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
152598

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371881156232

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Oct. 11, 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 Fake Operator & His Dupe." double-page centerfold: "They Can't Hold Up THIS Train." back page: "Balloons May Be Made Really Useful." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 01, 2017 16:08

$27.00
152561

Rare JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination 1881 Old West Oroville California Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718065196

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, Butte County, California, Sept. 23, 1881 * James A. Garfield assassination * Rare Old West title All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered. Page 3 has at the top: "A Bereaved Nation" with subheads: "President Garfield Dies from the Effects of Guiteau's Bullet--The Closing Scene--Last Official Bulletin of the Physicians--What the Post-mortem Examination Revealed--The New President--Proclamation by Governor Perkins..." and more This report takes full half of page 2, plus there is some editorial talk on page 2. Four pages, folio size, great condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:24

$60.00
152555

Rare 1881 HONOLULU HI Hawaii w/ Broadsheet Volume Vol. 1 Old Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718053945

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SATURDAY PRESS, Honolulu, Hawaii (Hawaiian Islands), May 21, 1881 * Rare title w/ broadsheet extra An early & uncommon newspaper from Hawaii, this being a volume 1, number 38 issue. Format is much like other newspapers of the day with a nice assortment of news items and advertisements. Tucked within is a smaller-sized, single sheet, broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" (see images). Four pages plus the supplement, 25 by 19 inches, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:12

$77.00
152548

JEWISH AGRICULTURAL COLONY Farming Community Project Jews Judaica 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371880412177

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 11, 1879 * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 2 has an interesting & quite lengthy article: "COLONY FARMING FOR JEWS" "A Project Favored by the Hebrew Convention" "Land to be Bought For Fifty Families With Money Raised by Subscription--Five Hundred Acres Offered as a Gift." An interesting program of which we were not familiar. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 16:01

$47.00
152539

ELECTRIC STREET CAR Jersey City NJ Prints 1887 Old Scientific American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391718037607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 12, 1887 Taking most of the ftpg. are four illus. of: "The Weiss Electric Street Car & The Weiss System As Applied In Jersey City, N.J." The largest illus. shows a street car ascending a hill in Jersey City. Included is a related article. Many other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements of the day. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 31, 2017 15:43

$27.00
143911

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391448180608

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 7, 1889 * The great Johnstown flood of 1889 * South Fork Dam collapse Over half of the front page is taken up with reports on the Johnstown Flood with first column heads including: "LITTLE CHANGE" "The Scenes at Johnstown the Same" "Six Days Bring Little Comfort to the Stricken People" "The Only Thing of Relief Being the Absence of Water" "The Number of Lost Will Certainly Amount to 12,000" and more, including many subheads. Complete in 8 pages, even toning throughout, somewhat fragile so must be handled carefully.

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Ends March 29, 2017 15:24

$38.00
152444

MARDI GRAS New Orleans Prints & Emil G. Hirsch Jewish Rabbi Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876275116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, March 2, 1893 * Emil G. Hirsch * Reform movement rabbi * Mardi Gras - New Orleans Of special interest is installment #5 of "Notable Jews - Dr. E. G. Hirsch" which also includes a photograph of him on a preceding page. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire). Other prints include "...Annual Skating Championship Races on the Shrewsbury River, New Jersey" "The Birthplace of President Cleveland at Caldwell, New Jersey", several prints of the fire department at the Columbian Exposition, several prints of the "Mardi Gras Celebration" in New Orleans, plus more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:16

$39.00
152442

SKI JUMPING Winter Sports Red Wing MN Minnesota PRINT & Gambling 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714233743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink). Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of Constantly Arriving Immigrants at Ellis Island". A fullpg: "Obsequites of the Late Ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes at Fremont, Ohio" "The Gambling Evil--Scenes in the Pool Rooms of New York", a photo of: "Ignace Paderewski, the Famous Pianist" and more. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:12

$75.00
152324

CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS Welcome Home & Jefferson Davis in Custody 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391711207652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers coming home * Jefferson Davis in jail Among the front page column heads are: "REVIEW OF THE ARMIES" "The Second & Last Day of the Great Pageant" "Reception of the Armies of Tennessee and Georgia" "How the Heroes of the Greatest March on Record were Received" and more (see). The back page has: "Davis In Fortress Monroe" "The Arch-Traitor and C.C. Clay Placed in Close Confinement" "Their Cells guarded by 20 Men & Two Officers". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:38

$29.00
152323

JEFFERSON DAVIS & Henry Wirz Andersonville Prison TRIALS 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873497957

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Andersonville Prison * Jefferson Davis Among the front page column heads on the events ending the Civil War are: "DAVIS AND WIRZ" "Jeff's Repudiation of the Andersonville Jailer" "The Story Said to be Unfounded in Truth" "The Andersonville Prison Records Missing" "Description of Wirz" "Andy Johnson's Home" "A Visit to Greenville, East Tennessee" "Recollections of the President When a Tailor" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:36

$28.00
152271

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710103222

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE, Nebraska, Jan. 26, 1890 * Journalist Nellie Bly * Trip around the World * The end - homecoming The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "NELLIE BLY IS HOME AGAIN" "Time 72 Days, Eight Hours and Eleven Minutes" "Jules Verne Sends Greeting" "A Great Throng Gives Enthusiastic Welcome to the Female Globe Trotter of Jersey City---Record of the Journey". The article on her return from her around-the-world trip takes two-thirds of the last column. Sixteen pages, loose at the spine, various margin tears, more so to the back leaf.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:15

$63.00
152269

JEWISH VIEW OF JESUS Judaica Jews Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Lecture 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710098430

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 26, 1871 * Jewish perspective of Jesus - Jews * Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise lecture The back page contains a fascinating article under the heading: "The Origin Of Christianity" "Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, on the Apostle Paul--The Religion of Jesus from a Jewish Point of View" beginning: "The last of an interesting series of lectures by Rev. Dr. Wise, of Cincinnati, an eminent Jewish rabbi, on the origin of Christianity..." with much more. The text of the presentation offers some cynical & defensive comments concerning Jesus and his role on earth. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 22, 2017 16:12

$74.00
152233

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Run Sooners Boomers Cherokee Strip Begins 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371870138444

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 15, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush beginning * Boomers and Sooners * Town of Guthrie riot This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. Page has an article headed: "OKLAHOMA" "Hanging Around the Borders--Settlers Determined to Go Forward" and more. (see) Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear and fold rubbing, generally nice.

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Ends March 19, 2017 16:40

$30.00
152158

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Wilkes-Barre & More Pennsylvania RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391705852875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, July 25, 1877 * Great railroad strike * Riots in many cities This 4 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has small one column headings that include: "The Situation in Wilkesbarre" "The Railroad Troubles" "The Morris & Essex" "The Situation in Reading" and more. Lengthy text. Complete, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 17, 2017 16:14

$27.00
152117

MERIDIAN MS Mississippi Freedmen RACE RIOT Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371867378747

This issue is being offered as a piece of history. We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass). Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan The front page has an article headed: "A Judge Killed In Court" "Bloody Riot at Jackson, Miss--A Long Roll of Killed and wounded" First report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2017 15:14

$37.00
152072

Rare MAXFIELD PARRISH Harper's Weekly Christmas Santa Claus PRINT 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866403711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1896 * Maxfield Parrish * Christmas Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover, titled "Christmas" & which features an image of Santa Claus between two servants. This cover is in two colors. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they have been extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact, and in nice condition as well. Although the contents of the issue pale in comparison, the full pg. illus. of: "Bringing in the Boar's Head." Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Captain Malyoe Shot Captain Brand Through the Head." Full pg. illus. of "She Would Site Quite Still, Permittin... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:08

$215.00
152028

OKLAHOMA LAND RUSH Sooners Boomers & Reading PA Tornado PRINTS 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371863559040

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 19, 1889 * Oklahoma land rush * Sooners - boomers * Indianapolis Indiana The front page has a print concerning the cyclone that struck Reading, Pennsylvania, with more inside as well. Inside has a great full pg. print: "Indian Territory--The Oklahoma Boomers--United States Scouts Turning Back Invaders" (see). Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2017 15:58

$56.00
151859

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391694735956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1879 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas Although the full front page is a nice Christmas-themed print by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Christmas Post" showing a boy mailing a letter to Santa Claus, this print is damaged as a portion to the right is missing. But the other great print is the doublepage centerfold, also by Thomas Nast, captioned: "Merry Christmas" which shows five young children hanging on a jolly Santa Claus. And this doublepage is tipped-in so no binding holes, making it very nice for display. It is in very nice condition (see). Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa as we know him today. Sixteen pages. Sav... See More  

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:50

$175.00
151857

GREAT BLIZZARD OF 1888 New York City Thomas Edison Inventions w/ Prints Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857325213

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 24, 1888 * Great Blizzard of 1888 * Snowstorm w/ illustrations * Inventor Thomas Edison The entire ftpg. has 8 images of: "New York City--The Great Snow & Wind Storm of March 12 & 13", with more related illustrations inside. Also inside: "Edison's New System of Telegraphy" with prints of 5 portions of it (see). An interesting article on: "Chinese Kites". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:46

$38.00
151855

Great 1878 THOMAS EDISON Incandescent Light Bulb Lamp in Progress Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857322628

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 6, 1878 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Electric light bulb * Work in progress Page 2 has an historic report taking almost an entire column headed: "Edison's Electric Light" "The Latest Advances Made in Perfecting the Invention--An Electric Meter". Also: "Slaughtered By Steam" "Two Men Instantly Killed & Five Terribly Injured" Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:42

$47.00
151854

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371857321435

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Feb. 1, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has two-thirds of a column headed: "The James Boys" "Guesses at the Truth Concerning the Late Fight". Also on pg. 2: "A Black Bandit - He Commits Three Brutal Murders & is at Length Arrested". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:41

$46.00
151849

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391694711776

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, May 13, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE SCANDAL" "The Notorious Woodhull in Court" and more. Text takes up almost 2 full columns. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 05, 2017 15:24

$30.00
151779

NEW YEAR'S Celebration w/ Color Cover Leslie's Illustrated PRINTS 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692876916

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 29, 1892 The issue still retains the typically elusive color front wrapper which shows a nice, wintry scene, captioned: "New Year 1893" see. Very nice for display. The inside ftpg. shows: "The Unique New Year's Festival in Philadelphia--A Procession of Masqueraders...". Other prints include: "The Columbian Exposition" "...An Egg Nogg Party in Richmond, Virginia..." "Impromptu Celebration of New Year's Eve in Front of Trinity Church..." "Christmas In the Holy Land--Scenes in Bethlehem & Jerusalem" "The Florida Phosphate Industry" which has 4 prints. Sixteen pages plus the wrappers. The back color wrapper is present but damaged. Very nice condition w... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:35

$43.00
151765

RARE Miniature 10 1/2 x 8 Inch BROOKLYN NYC Amateur 1879 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371855128256

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHOENIX, Brooklyn, New York, January, 1879 A small size, amateur newspaper and the volume 3, number 1 issue. A variety of content including literary items and ads. Quite uncommon. Eight pages, 10 1/4 by 8 inches, untrimmed, nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 15:08

$22.00
151751

GREAT RAILROAD STRIKE Pittsburgh PA St. Louis & More RIOTS 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391692793821

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 25, 1877 * Great railroad strike ending ? * Riots in many cities This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has several headings: SEE. (see) Much more on page 4 with loads of text. This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 8 pages, small label within headings on the front page (see), nice condition.

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Ends March 03, 2017 13:52

$33.00
151711

CHRISTMAS Theme Thomas Nast Prints w/ SANTA CLAUS 1886 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691166687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture. Other prints in this issue include a full page on: "The Thought Reader of Angels" by Bret Harte; a full page: "Christmas Eve--The Cousins" showing a woman on a snowy evening; a doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Santa Claus Can't Say that I've Forgotten Anything" showing a young girl standing by the fireplace;... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:23

$200.00
151710

Great SANTA CLAUS Christmas Thomas Nast PRINT Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391691164497

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY January 3, 1874 * Thomas Nast * Santa Claus * Christmas The entire front page features a very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." which is very displayable (see photo). Nast Santa Claus prints are very desirable as he is credited with creating the modern, "jolly" version of Santa. Inside is found a wealth of other Christmas-related prints including a two-thirds pg. illus. of "Christmas Day - Far From Home."; two-thirds pg. illus. of "The Christmas Dinner Safe."; full pg. illus. of "Christmas Time - Won at a Turkey Raffle."; full pg. illus. of "Christmas Time - The Feathered Victims' Last Breakfast... See More  

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Ends March 01, 2017 14:20

$380.00
151679

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391689142492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 11, 1870 * Marias Massacre - Piegan Blackfeet Indians Page 5 has an article headed: "The Indians" "The Piegan Slaughter...." (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, irregular along spine, archival mend on page 2, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends February 26, 2017 15:40

$24.00
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