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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
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
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
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
151486

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL BEGINS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682895607

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter - Georgia * Henry Wirz trial begins (1st report) Nice ftpg. heads include: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "Commencement of the Proceedings of the Military Commission in the Case of the Keeper of the Andersonville Prison" "Horrible Crimes with Which He is Charged" "How the Prisoners in His Charge were Maltreated" "Exposed & I Starved, Willfully Shot, Poisoned by Foul Vaccine Mater & Torn to Pieces by Dogs" "Horrible Catalogue of Crimes..." with more. This is the opening day of this historic trial which lasted over two months. Eight pages nice condition.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:36

$44.00
151481

Rare 19th Century BRONSON Branch County MICHIGAN 1888 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391682888885

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRONSON JOURNAL, Michigan, October 21, 1887 * Uncommon title from Great Lakes region This issue contains news and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 4 pages, measures 25 1/2 x 19 1/2, loose along the spine, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends February 19, 2017 13:25

$27.00
151423

THOMAS EDISON Etheric Force Electromagnetic RADIO Waves Discovery 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681627665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 3, 1875 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Discovers Etheric force * Radio waves Page 4 has most of a column taken up with: "Etheric Force" which notes in part: "...an ingenious person of telegraphic antecedents has just informed the world that he has discovered a new force, which he calls the 'etheric force'...This force, he assures us, is neither electricity nor magnetism, although it seems to be a sort of second cousin of the one...". This "ingenious person" was in fact Thomas Edison, and the "etheric force" he discovered was in fact radio waves. See the hyperlink for much more on this. This was from relatively early in Edison's career so he was not the household name he... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2017 07:22

$65.00
151419

Early YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK Prints w/ Old Faithful Geyser 1880 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681072125

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1888 * Early Yellowstone Park The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-along publication, not a supplement to the regular title. The front page features four illustrations showing: "Scenes In The Yellowstone National Park" including "On the Shores of the Yellowstone Lake" "Paint Pots" "The Beehive Geyser in Action" and "Old Faithful Geyser in Action". There is a related article: "Yellowstone Park" which carries over to take all of pg. 2, with most of pg. 3 taken up with 6 more prints from Yellowstone. Page 4 includes a nice print: "A Sketch In the 'Bad Lands' ". Sixteen pages, a few minor mends at th... See More  

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:39

$57.00
151409

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391681054162

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 8, 1877 * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "THE RED REBELS" "Col. Whipple Smashes Looking Glass at Clear Creek" and more. (see) 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, nice condition.

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Ends February 17, 2017 15:23

$34.00
151377

NEW JERSEY BASEBALL Elizabeth vs. Newark NJ Championship Game 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842088344

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1870 * Early New Jersey baseball * Elizabeth vs. Newark Page two has: "BASE BALL" "The Contest for the New-Jersey Championship - The Elizabethan Ball Players the Victors", a match between the Resolute Club of Elizabeth & the Amateurs of Newark. "The games was very satisfactorily umpired by Mr. Chapman, and proved to be quite interesting at times. T. Ward's play at first base was the best display on the Newark side. M. Campbell excelling on the other..." The front page has: "SHIPWRECK" "The Loss of the Steamer Varuna..." which set sail from New York to Galveston, wrecked when it encountered "a perfect hurricane". The report is from one of the survivors. Eight... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:24

$36.00
151375

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371842086662

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The first column has heads on the trial of the warden of Andersonville Prison: "The Wirz Trial" "Additional Chapters of Southern Prison Horrors" "Further Illustrations of the Mode of Warfare of the Modern Chivalry". Pg. 4 has an editorial on Wirz as well. Eight pages, small hole to the right side of the front leaf, nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2017 15:21

$29.00
151336

Rare 19th Century OAKMAN Walker County ALABAMA 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371841186541

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OAKMAN NEWS, Alabama, April 22, 1898 * Uncommon title This 4 page issue has news of the day, literary content and advertisements. Complete, light browning, minor margin wear, a little staining, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends February 15, 2017 15:13

$23.00
151328

JEFFERSON DAVIS Civil War Confederate President CAPTURED 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391678669207

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 15, 1865 * Capture of Jefferson Davis * Mention of him wearing wife's clothes Page 2 has reports on the capture of Confederate President Jefferson Davis, with: "The Finishing Blow" "Jefferson Davis A Captive" "Caught With His Wife's Dress On" "His Family & Staff Taken" "Jefferson Indignant & Cross" "His is on His Way to Washington" (see). There is also an editorial on his capture headed: "Jeff Davis Caught" (see), as well as reports on: "The Great Conspiracy" to assassinate Lincoln. Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2017 14:58

$61.00
151292

MARK TWAIN'S The Noble Red Man (Indian) 1872 Constantine Michigan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838882300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 30, 1872 Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a story titled: "The noble Red Man, by Mark Twain". Nice to have a Samuel Clemens work on the front page. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:06

$47.00
151284

Ocean Liner SS SCHILLER English Channel Isles of Scilly SINKING 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838864653

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, May 10, 1875 * German ocean liner SS Schiller * Isles of Scilly sinking disaster The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Appalling Disaster" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 2 1/2 columns of the front page. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 14:44

$39.00
151155

VOODOOISM Haitian Vodou Syncretic Religion Hayti Haiti Negroes 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673569390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 3, 1887 * Voodooism * Hayti Negroes Page 6 has an article headed: "Voudoo Worship" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:07

$23.00
151128

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1881 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835619725

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 24, 1881 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is a great print of the famed Thomas Nast Santa Claus print: "Caught ! " showing Santa with a child's arms around him (see). Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus. The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print, captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don't You Wish You Wore Stockings?' " (see). Other prints within include: "Electric Railway at Berlin, Prussia" "The Ring Theatre, Vienna, Recently Destroyed by Fire." "The Hon. Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, Secretary of State" "The Late John W. Forney." "Short and Sweet - 'It's Too To... See More  

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:51

$160.00
151124

(LDS) ANTI-POLYGAMY BILL Edmunds-Tucker Act Passes House & Senate 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371835617275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 24, 1887 * Edmunds-Tucker Act passes - Anti-Polygamy bill * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Page 2 has a one column heading: "ANTI-POLYGAMY BILL" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2017 15:47

$34.00
151039

VERMONT CENTRAL RAILROAD West Hartford VT Train Wreck Disaster 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669695390

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT (weekly), New York, February 10, 1887 * West Hartford, Vermont * Vermont Central Railraod * Train wreck disaster (bridge) The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "BRIDGE OF DEATH" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Vermont Central Wreck at Hartford, Vermont. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 15:14

$29.00
151006

UNION STATION Worcester Massachusetts Railroad Train Station PRINT 1876 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669319352

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876 The front page features a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot, Worcester, Massachusetts" with related text. Other prints include: "Hat-Molding & shaping Machinery" "Mathewson's Steam Horse for Street Railways" "Seymour's Cotton Planter" "The Imperial Gardens at Schonbrunn, Austria" and more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:16

$29.00
151005

KINETOGRAPH 1st Motion Picture Camera Thomas Edison Invention PRINT1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391669318244

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893 * Inventor Thomas Edison * invention of the Kinetograph (historic) The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry. The articles takes over a full column (see photos) & a portion includes: "...the duration of each image is one-ninety-second of a second, and the entire strip passes through the instrument in about thirty seconds. In the kinetograph each image dwells upon the retina until it is replaced by the succeeding one & the difference between any picture & the succeeding one or preceding one is so slight as to rend... See More  

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:14

$127.00
151002

Rare GALVESTON TX Texas Post Civil War Stronghold Reconstruction 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371832198550

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLAKE'S DAILY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, Aug. 11, 1866 * Rare Southwestern title * Post Civil War reconstruction An uncommon title from shortly after the Civil War. Articles in this issue include: "The Money Crisis" "The Louisiana Convention" "The New City Charter" & much more. Eight pages, worm holing does not deter from readability, and some light water staining.

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Ends February 04, 2017 07:10

$38.00
150769

Best JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death Funeral 1881 Cleveland OH Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371825199257

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? The ftpg. has nearly a half column of heads on the death of President James Garfield: "HE RESTS" "At Last From His Life of Noble Labors" "the Final Funeral Services of the Nation's Dead" "A Quarter of a Million People Turn Out to Render Homage" "Mother, Widow, and Children at the Bier of the Dead" "A Grand, Imposing Funeral Procession Seven Miles in Length" and more (see). Eight pages, a few archival mends inside, generally good.

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Ends January 26, 2017 14:30

$56.00
150706

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT Novelist & Poet "Little Women" Book Fame DEATH 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659168204

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1888 * Louisa May Alcott death * American novelist & poet * "Little Women" fame The top of page 5 has column heads: "Louisa M. Alcott Dead" "The Authoress Dies On the Day of Her Father's Funeral" with the text taking close to two-thirds of a column. Eight pages, evenly toned, irregular &partially loose at the spine, some margin tears with a crude repair in the masthead. Somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:31

$38.00
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