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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
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
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
151171

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention w/ PRINT 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391673587119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine since its inception, it is still impossible for us to listen to it without a feeling of astonishment and a well defined doubt that our senses are not deceiving us. The extreme simplicity of the contrivance enhances... See More  

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Ends February 09, 2017 14:30

$268.00
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
150650

REDDY ROBERT McKIMIE Black Hills Notorious Robber OUTLAW Captured 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391658169197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, December 6, 1878 * Robert 'Little Reddy' McKimie capture * Black Hills region outlaw desperado Page 3 under "General News" is a report datelined "Cincinnati" and begins with: "Bob McKimmy, the Black Hills desperado who was arrested at Hillsboro, O...." Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2017 13:07

$30.00
150613

VOLCANO WV Wood County West Virginia Ghost Town FIRE DISASTER 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371819627804

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, August 5, 1879 * Volcano, West Virginia - ghost town * Fire disaster - total destruction The front page has small one column headings: "A West Virginia Town Burned" "The Village Of Volcano Destroyed By An Incendiary Fire" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, some margin wear with small tears, should be handled with care.

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Ends January 19, 2017 15:29

$33.00
150570

MARSHFIELD MO Webster County Missouri TORNADO & Fire Disaster 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391656466510

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 21, 1880 * Marshfield MO Missouri * Tornado & fire disaster (1st report) This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings that include: "Death and Destruction" "The Awful Work of a Missouri Cyclone" "Almost Total Destruction Of The Town Of Marshfield" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on the back page. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 25 x 19 inches, irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 18, 2017 13:02

$38.00
150547

Early BOXING Boxer James Sheady KILLED Fight at Fayetteville WV 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371818597488

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886 * James Sheady death * Boxer - boxing The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise nice. Uncommon title.

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Ends January 18, 2017 09:17

$28.00
150523

JEFFERSON DAVIS Captured in Woman's Clothes Post Civil War 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391654022422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Half of the first column on the front page is taken up with great heads on the parade of returning Civil War soldiers, including: "THE REVIEW", "The Grand Army of the Potomac Marching Through Pennsylvania Ave.", "The Great Military Pageant of the Age", "The Honors To The Brave" and much more (see). Page 5 has: "JEFF DAVIS", "The True Story of Jeff. Davis' Disguise", "He is Captured in His Wife's Morning Wrapper, Hooded & Veiled, with a Pail On His Army", "His Wife Calls Him Her 'Poor Old Mother'", "The Soldiers Make a Search for Booty & Find Jeff.'s Calfskins", "When Discovered He Rails at His Captors in Impotent ... See More  

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:29

$44.00
150503

CHRISTMAS Plum Pudding X-MAS Color Cover Harper's Bazar Prints 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653389233

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S BAZAR -- CHRISTMAS, New York, December 10, 1898 * Great Christmas issue See the very nice color outer wrapper, great for display. The balance of the issue is true to the focus of this magazine, primarily filled with articles & illustrations on fashions of the day although there is a double page centerfold captioned: "Christmas, Eighteen Ninety-Eight" (see). Never bound nor trimmed, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:51

$37.00
150306

DIXON ILLINOIS Baptism Ceremony Truesdell Bridge COLLAPSE Disaster1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391648301098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, May 6, 1873 * Dixon, Illinois * Truesdell Bridge collapse * Baptism ceremony disaster This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Dixon Disaster" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. 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 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends January 08, 2017 12:36

$27.00
150049

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371803878880

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1870 * Orange Riots ( 1st of two) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "BLOODY RIOT" "The Feud Between the Orangemen and the Catholics Renewed" "Terrible Fight At elm Park" "A Picnic Party of Protestant Irishmen Assailed" and more. (see) First report coverage on the 1st of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Text takes up 2 full columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 31, 2016 15:23

$27.00
149998

Rare Devoted to TELEGRAPH INVENTION Title New York City 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391639083221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: JOURNAL OF THE TELEGRAPH, New York, July 1, 1868 * Devoted to the telegraph As the title would suggest, this is a newspaper devoted almost exclusively to the world of telegraphy. Although not a new invention at this time, it was when use of the telegraph was expanding rapidly around the world. It's modern equivalent might be a computer magazine. Complete in 8 pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, some wear with a few small holes to the front leaf.

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Ends December 29, 2016 15:44

$26.00
149866

(2) GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371796936186

Shown are 2 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 21 and 28, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 A nice pair of consecutive issues on the Chicago fire, the Oct. 21 issue containing a very nice doublepage centerfold: "Bird's-Eye View of Chicago As It Was Before The Great Fire" as well other unrelated prints. The Oct. 28 issues has a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Chicago In Ruins" which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Additionally the full front page is a dramatic print: "The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street" with prints inside including a nice fullpg: "Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge", with two more full pages with seven fire scen... See More  

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Ends December 23, 2016 11:26

$255.00
149765

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader ARRESTED for Murder 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391627013696

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1872 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Arrested for murder ? The top of the back page has: "Brigham Young Arrested on a Charge of Murder" with subheads: "Brigham Young" "He is Arrested on a Charge of Murder...." See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with tiny tears, generally nice.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:15

$39.00
149764

LONE PINE EARTHQUAKE Inyo County Owens Valley California 1872 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371792959743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 27, 1872 * Lone Pine earthquake * California The front page has small one column headings: "Earthquake In California" "Goods Shaken from Shelves and Walls Cracked--Duration Twenty Seconds" First report on the Lone Pine, California earthquake. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light foxing spots, nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2016 14:13

$32.00
149705

FREDERICK DOUGLASS African American Abolitionist Orator PRINT 1875 BOUND VOLME


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791107505

Shown is an original & historic old bound volume, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, a bound volume for December, 1874 to May, 1875 Perhaps the article in the volume is "New Washington" which includes not only 16 nice prints of Washington, D.C. from 1875, but also a very nice print of Frederick Douglass with some text on him as well (see). But there are many other prints in this thick volume as well, accompanying articles titled: "The Concord Fight" "American Humor" "The Isle of Man" "Last Journals of David Livingstone" "Mechanical Progress" and more. Complete in 928 pages, still has the outer wrappers bound in (very rare), tightly bound in red library bindings, spine having gold ink, both bindings & interior pages in very nice condition. Library... See More  

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:50

$94.00
149690

ARTHUR PALMER Mad Man Farmer Mamaroneck New York Family MURDERS 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791087495

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, January 19, 1897 * Mad man Arthur Palmer * Mamaroneck, New York As was the style for this period when newspapers were very competitive, this issue is filled with a wealth of illustrations accompanying the varied articles, an attempt to make newspapers more graphic & appealing. Various illustrations are located throughout this issue. The front page has a 1st report on a mad man named Arthur Palmer, tried to kill his entire family with two column headings: "WHAT A BLOODSTAINED DAY!" "Arthur Palmer Tries To Kill His Family" and more. (see) Complete in 14 pages, various tiny margin tears, evenly toned. Should be handled with care.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:21

$32.00
149688

WHALING FLEET Disaster Bowhead Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam 1871 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371791086171

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 7, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam The front page has a very brief article headed with small heading: "The Whaling Fleet Disaster" (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Whaling Disaster of 1871 was an incident off the northern Alaskan coast in which a fleet of 33 American whaling ships were trapped in the Arctic ice in late 1871 and subsequently abandoned. It dealt a serious blow to the American whaling industry, already in decline.

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Ends December 16, 2016 15:19

$27.00
149656

INDIANS with SCALPS & Newhall House Milwaukee Wisconsin FIRE 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371790347231

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 20, 1883 * Newhall House fire disaster - Milwaukee * Indians - Native Americans - scalps Full front page: "Destruction Of The Newell House, Milwaukee, By Fire, With Great Loss Of Life". Half page prints inside include: "Montana--Scene at Ft. Keogh--Indian Scouts Bringing In Scalps" & " Wyoming-- View Of Yellowstone Lake, In Yellowstone National Park" and also 4 illus: "Turtle-Catching and Turtle-Preserving Industry, Off The Bahamas". Smaller illus: "California--View Of Humboldt Bar, Showing The Lighthouse And Life-Saving Station". Other prints as well. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:35

$56.00
149655

Real BABY RUTH Grover Cleveland Daughter CANDY BAR Fame Print 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391624212377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 5, 1893 The full front page is an illustration captioned: "Baby Ruth and Her Mother" being the child of President Grover Cleveland. 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 Candy Co. claimed that their candy bar was named for Ruth Cleveland, eldest daughter of the President. Newspapers and the American public paid close attention to "Baby Ruth" after her father returned to the White house in 1893 for his second term as president, but the Clevelands fiercely protected their daughter's privacy & refused repeated requests by American newspapers to take he... See More  

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Ends December 15, 2016 15:34

$86.00
149612

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1891 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789444682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LOS ANGELES HERALD, Dec. 22, 1891 An early issue of this famous newspaper, filled with both local & national news reports and a great wealth of local advertisements. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:45

$28.00
149609

GROVER CLEVELAND Presidential State of the Union Address 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371789437621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penna., Dec. 3, 1894 * President Grover Cleveland * State of the Union Address Most of the front page is taken up with President Grover Cleveland's state-of-the-union address to the nation, carrying over to page 5 where it is signed in type: Grover Cleveland. Eight pages, various tears at margins, irregular at the spine margin, somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends December 14, 2016 14:41

$29.00
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