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158884

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131142953

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 10:09

$65.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

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

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
158843

Actor EDWIN BOOTH Richard II Theater Play ASSASSINATION Attempt 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372130521584

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

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:17

$40.00
158838

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391922745532

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

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Ends December 08, 2017 15:11

$27.00
158493

ULYSSES S. GRANT General & President Death w/ PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372118426481

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JAMESTOWN EVENING JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1885 * General Ulysses S. Grant A nice newspaper reporting the death of General Ulysses S. Grant, with all columns on all 4 pgs. black-bordered and the ftpg. having a nice engraving of him with column heads: "HIS SUFFERING ENDED" "THE DEATH OF GEN. GRANT ! " "Peacefully & Painlessly He Passes Away, With His Family Around Him" "Beholding the Sunrise of a New Day in Another World" "Affecting Scenes in the Chamber of Death--How the End Came" with much detail, the text taking nearly two columns. Four pages, rubbing & wear at the folds with some perforation, a few small archival mends mostly inside, wear at the margins.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:29

$64.00
158423

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116267339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada The front page has one column headings: see images with smaller heads. Loads of text.. Other news of the day soon after the end of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 14:13

$38.00
158394

LEADVILLE Lake County COLORDAO Silver Mining Boomtown Description 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116225030

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 6, 1880 * Leadville, Colorado on the rise * Silver mining boomtown This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "A Look At Leadville" "Visit to the Greatest Mining Camp in the World" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. 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 10 pages, irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:26

$30.00
158388

Rare PRO-PROHIBITION Anti Beer Liquor Alcohol 1884 Chicago Illinois Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372116219868

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 14, 1885 * Rare title A prohibition newspaper which railed against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:19

$34.00
158385

July 4th 1876 CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION American Independence 1876 Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391913245471

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1876 The top of pg. 2 has column heads on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence with: "1776 - 1876" "INDEPENDENCE DAY" "The Patriotic Centennial" "Eloquence and Enthusiasm" "THE CELEBRATION IN BOSTON" with nearly 3 columns of detailed text. Four pages, large folio size, several folds, good condition. Folder size note is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 24, 2017 13:14

$28.00
158194

MOODY AND SANKEY Ira D. & Dwight Lyman Evangelists MEETINGS 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372108912207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WITNESS, Extra # 2, June, 1875 * Ira D. Sankey * Dwight Lyman Moody * Evangelist - Evangelism This uncommon temperance issue is entirely focused on the Moody and Sankey meetings at the New York hippodrome. Complete with 4 pages, a little margin and fold wear, generally nice.

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:40

$38.00
158123

Early BASEBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Game & Henry Wirz Andersonville Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107932942

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball championship * Henry Wirz trial - Andersonville prison The back page has: "Out-Door Sports" "Base Ball" "The Grand Match At Brooklyn--The Atlantics The Victors--A Fine Display Of Batting". Summary describes the game as the second contest for the championship of the United States, and mentions in part: "...the presence of a force of police...had its preventive influence, but apart from that, the crowd was an American ball players crowd in its love of order and decorum...". Page 5 has: "The Trial of Capt. Wertz to Begin To-day" "He is Accused of Willful Maltreatment of Prisoners" "That He Refused Proper Shelter & Necessary Food" "That... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2017 14:35

$37.00
158063

ROBERT TODD LINCOLN President Abraham & Mary 1st Son PRINT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908030693

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OUR COUNTRY HOME, New York, May 1889 * Robert Todd Lincoln print * Abraham's last surviving child The middle of the ftpg. features a print of Robert Todd Lincoln, the only one of Lincoln's four sons to live into adulthood. Also a ftpg. article: "Robert Todd Lincoln, Minister to England" (see). Sixteen pages, 10 1/4 by 14 inches, minimal wear.

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Ends November 15, 2017 14:04

$28.00
157895

HABEAS CORPUS Restored in North Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101052661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865. * Post civil War reconstruction * Habeas Corpus restored Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "Terrible Disaster on the Orange and Alexandria Road" and more. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:27

$30.00
157792

CHINESE MASSACRE Chinatown Los Angeles CA California MOB Hangings 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391901076245

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 26, 1871 * Anti- Chinese riot massacre * Chinatown hangings * Los Angeles, California Page 8 has a one column heading: "Terrible Anti-Chinese Riot in Los Angeles, California" with small one column subheads: "War Of Races: "Riot at Los Angeles, Cal.--The Chinese Murder a Citizen and are Attacked by a Mob" (see) First report coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2017 15:04

$42.00
157763

Rare PHILADELPHIA PA Patriotic Order Sons of America 1870 Camp Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900501971

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 1870 This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists (see Wikipedia for additional info.), and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public school system, The Constitution of the United Sates and the American way of life. An historic service rendered by the Patriotic Order Sons of America includes the saving of Washington’s Headquarters at Valley Forge and the surrounding grounds. Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 14 inches, m... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:13

$38.00
157762

JOHN ALLEN "Wickedest Man in New York" Dance Hall Owner ARRESTED 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900500964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1868 * John Allen (saloon keeper) arrested * "Wickedest Man in New York" * Notorious underworld figure * Post Water Street revival - dance hall Page 6 has an article headed: "John Allen At Tombs" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on John Allen's arrest shortly after he claimed to be reformed. Google Wikipedia for more information re: John Allen (saloon keeper). Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:10

$34.00
157614

Yankee Union Civil War General GEORGE H. THOMAS Death 1870 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391896817843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1870 * General George Henry Thomas The front page has an article headed: "Death of Major-General George H. Thomas in California" "Gen. Thomas" and more. (see) More inside. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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Ends October 28, 2017 14:31

$37.00
157582

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895969504

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, May 17, 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: "No Doubt About Her Final Choice." double-page centerfold: "Now Let the Rogue's March Begin!" back page is a 6 panel cartoon: "A Progressive Flirtation." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:43

$27.00
157580

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 Old Cleveland Ohio Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895968198

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 25, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the nice graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps this is not surprising, because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper. The first column has some nice first column heads as well including: "AT REST" "Near The Place That Gave Him Life" "And Among the People He Had Loved So Well" "Lies All That is Mortal of Our Fallen Chief" "His Long Journey Almost Ended" and more. Fine content inside as well, with pages 4 and 5 having nice & large graphics on the funeral, and pages 6 & 7 have in... See More  

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:40

$159.00
157574

Great RUGBY Football & Thomas Nast Political PRINTS 1876 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895964282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1876 * Great rugby print - football The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity". Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4 page: "Gather Wood" Perhaps the most desired print is the great doublepage centerfold: "Foot-Ball at the Wall", which would be a rugby scrum scene. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:31

$77.00
157432

Great 19th Century BROADSIDE Poster for a Concert 1890 DISPLAY Advertisement


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891783476

Shown is an original & historic old broadside, offered to enhance your collectible interest: This is a great broadside for a: "BAND CONCERT ! The Weare Cornet Band..." with further particulars. The date is near the bottom: "Thur. Eve. Mar. 27, '90" [1890] This broadside measures 20 1/2 by 28 1/2 inches, has a few very small holes near the top, minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice, clean condition & extremely displayable. Printed on pale yellow paper.

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Ends October 20, 2017 15:18

$210.00
157377

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD Unveiling 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372080814214

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 18, 1875 * Poet Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE MEMORY OF POE" with subheads. (see). First report coverage continues on the following page taking up 2 full columns of text. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear at the spine, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends October 19, 2017 14:58

$92.00
157257

Very Rare MORMONS Latter-Day Saints Periodical from 1875 Copenhagen DENMARK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391888396243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875 The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark. American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavians to the body of Mormons. This is the first Latter-Day Saints periodical we have seen published outside of America or England. Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by8 1/2 inches, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 15, 2017 07:31

$177.00
157234

THOMAS ALVA EDISON Inventor & the new PHONOGRAPH Invention Demo. 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887855746

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Edison * Phonograph The top of page 5 has a column headed: "AN EVENING WITH EDISON. What The Phonograph Can Do." with various subheads including: "It's Inventor's Practiced Hand Makes It Sing In Time and Tune--It Repeats Levy's Harmony & the Babbling of a Crowd..." with more (see). This article takes over half a column and is a great analysis of this modern marvel of the 19th century. Complete in 8 pages, evenly toned, nice condition, should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 14, 2017 13:09

$76.00
157188

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR BEGINNING United States Landing in Cuba 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372074959237

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, April 27, 1898 * Spanish-America War begins * United States declares war Front page reports on the Spanish-American War include: "INVASION OF CUBA WITH INSURGENT AID" "Lieutenant Rowan, of the U.S. Army, Has Landed on the Island" "On His Way to Gen. Garcia's Camp" "The Cuban Forces Are to Cover a Landing for Our Troops on the Coast" "Mangrove Captures the Steamer Panama" and more. Also a ftpg. print of: "Commodore Dewey and The Asiatic Squadron". Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:18

$46.00
157026

CHARLES GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination EXECUTION 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372069342202

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, July 6, 1882 * Charles Guiteau execution (1st report) * President James Garfield murderer Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the execution of Charles Guiteau, the man who assassinated President James Garfield. First column heads include: "JUSTICE DONE" "The President's Assassin Executed" "Thrilling Scenes Witnessed During the Final Moments" "The Man's Methodical Preparations for Departure" "Incidents of the Prisoner's Last Night on Earth" and more. Various subheads throughout the front page reports. Four pages, large folio size, several folds. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 07, 2017 15:18

$48.00
156660

(2) JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons 1877 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061158818

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near the bottom of the front page: "John D. Lee, the Mormons who is to be executed to-day for the murder of emigrants at Mountain Meadows in 1857, has made a full confession, acknowledging his guilt." The March 24 issue has near the top of the front page an item head:: "John D. Lee Shot for the Mountain Meadow Massacre" with the text including in part: "...was shot at the scene of the Mountain Meadow massacre...Before being executed he made a speech denouncing Brigham Young, declaring himself a scapegoat f... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 07:15

$79.00
155175

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti-Alcohol Temperance 1886 Camden New Jersey NJ Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828340570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886 * Rare title Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before. Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 27, 2017 11:09

$36.00
156345

ORDINANCE OF SECESSION Repealed by South Carolina Post Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864685899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 19, 1865 * Ordinance of secession repealed Among the ftpg. column heads: "Counterfeiting Government Currency" "Office Seekers From the South" "The Free Labor System in Missouri & Alabama" "South Carolina--Repeal of the Ordinance of Secession" and more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, archival repair to some loss on the back leaf.

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:49

$26.00
156304

EDGAR ALLAN POE COTTAGE Bronx New York Sold at Auction Preserved 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372045002418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, April 19, 1889 * Edgar Allan Poe Cottage * Bronx, New York The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "POE' COTTAGE PRESERVED" with subheads. (see) Complete in 12 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (or Poe Cottage) is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe. It is located on Kingsbridge Road and the Grand Concourse in The Bronx, New York, a short distance from its original location, and is now in the northern part of Poe Park. The cottage was sold at auction in 1889 for $775 to William Fearing Gill in the first step of preservation after the Parks De... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:31

$46.00
156292

Early MARDI GRAS Mystic Krew of Comus Carnival Description 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372044986991

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, February 25, 1873 * Early Mardi Gras description This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The back page has an article headed: "Mardi Gras" and more. See images for text here. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, good condition.

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Ends September 13, 2017 15:07

$27.00
156234

Battle of Santiago de Cuba Spain SURRENDERS Spanish-American War 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372041994367

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 18, 1898 * Battle of Santiago de Cuba * Spanish Navy surrenders * Spanish-American War Inside has various reports on the Spanish-American War, the most notable on pg. 7: "YANKEE DOODLE" "Red, White and Blue Over Santiago Palace" "Acts Following the Surrender of General Toral" "Shafter Takes Formal Possession of the City" and more on pg. 8. Eight pages, irregular and cut at the spine, evenly toned, should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 10, 2017 14:57

$29.00
156143

1ST New York City SUBWAY Alfred Ely Beach Pneumatic Transit OPENS 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372039011890

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1870 * Very 1st NYC subway opens (1st report) Page 5 has one column headings: "The Broadway Tunnel" and "Opening the Bore to Public Inspection -- Success of the Undertaking--Great Crowd of Visitors". See photos for 1st report coverage on the opening of the Beach Pneumatic Transit subway. This was New York City's very 1st subway and was invented by Alfred Ely Beach. It's power source was pneumatic. Historic! Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 07, 2017 15:32

$62.00
155982

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372031357691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San Francisco and Sacramento--General Rejoicings & Jollification--Why the Roads Were Not Joined". This text takes about 7 column inches and includes much on the celebration and preparations for the driving in of the last spike, which was delayed in part because: "...several hundred men had seized a train at Piedmont, on which was President Durant, telling him they were hungry & must have their money & that they would detain him until it was ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:17

$66.00
155981

Historic STATUE OF LIBERTY Island New York Harbor UNVEILING 1886 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391853603759

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DULUTH DAILY NEWS, Minnesota, Oct. 29, 1886 * State of Liberty unveiling (historic) * Liberty Island, New York City * Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi The top of the last column of the ftpg. has: "LIBERTY UNVEILED!" "Notwithstanding Very Inclement Weather & Muddy Streets, More Than: "One Million of People" "Take Part in the Festivities--The Great French Sculptor--The Ceremonies" "The Bartholdi Statue" with the text taking an entire column. Eight pages, good condition. Should be handled carefully.

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Ends August 31, 2017 07:16

$67.00
155973

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372030734266

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 15, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason The front page shows the official indictment for treason against Jefferson Davis with the headings: "JEFF DAVIS" "The Indictment Found Against Him" "The Charge Treason And Conspiracy" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2017 15:53

$40.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
155813

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849231320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, March 8, 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: "It Came High, But We Had To Have It!" double-page centerfold: "President Cleveland And His Cabinet" back page: "The Dog Party." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:26

$27.00
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
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
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
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
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
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