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GAIL HAMILTON Mary Abigail Dodge Women's Temperance Movement 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391533469356

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885 * Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge * Women's temperance movement Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:57

$28.00
146771

1898 SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR Ends Surrender Cuba & Puerto Rico SPAIN Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524751261

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NORTH AMERICAN, Philadelphia, Aug. 12, 1898 * Spanish-America War ends * Independence of Cuba The front page announces: "SPAIN HAS ACCEPTED THE TERMS OF PEACE" with related subheads including: "Ambassador Cambon Is Empowered to Sign the Protocol" "No Change IN The Conditions" and more (see). This essentially marked the end of the Spanish-American War, although negotiations did not create the formal treaty until December. Eight pages, some small margin tears, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:34

$83.00
146770

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524750570

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 14, 1898 * Battle of Santiago de Cuba * Spanish Navy surrenders * Spanish-American War Beneath the word: "EXTRA ! " is the historic report that: "Santiago Surrenders", one of the major events in the Spanish-American War which would end less than a month later. Four pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:33

$42.00
146760

IDAHO STATEHOOD Joins the Union President Benjamin Harrison Signs 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391524736501

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 4, 1890 * Idaho Territory gains statehood * Admitted to the Union * President Benjamin Harrison The top of the middle column of the front page announces: "IDAHO A STATE" "The President Signs the Bill for Her Admission Before Setting Off for Cape May" "The Wyoming Bill Not Yet Ready for the Executive Signature" "An Agreement on the Silver Bill Will Probably by Reached Friday". Further down the ftpg. is the actual report with subheads: "Idaho A State" "The President Signs the Bill Admitting That Territory Into the Union--The Wyoming Bill Not Ready for His Signature". Complete in 8 pages, some tears to margins, evenly toned, somewhat fragile & must be handl... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:14

$65.00
146637

Rare Mediums GHOSTS Spectres Appatition 1886 Phenomenal SPIRITUALISM Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371699664138

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 1, 1886 * Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. Items include: "Spiritual Phenomena - Manchester: Another Materializing Medium" "Phases of Spirit Manifestation" ""The Death of the Just" "Notes & Comments" "Spiritual Work in London" "Progress of Spiritual Work" and more. The very graphic illustration in the masthead themes on this topic--very displayable as such. Nice condition, 16 pages, 8 by 12 1/2 inches.

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Ends August 31, 2016 15:15

$75.00
146590

MOLLY MAGUIRES Sunbury PA Northumberland Pennsylvania Murder Case 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697062964

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1878 * Molly Maguires Near the bottom of the front page is a brief article headed: "Molly Maguire Cases" with a Sunbury dateline, noting: "Judge Rockefeller refused to grant a new trial to the Mollies Peter McManus and John O'Neill, the murderers of Frederick Hesser..." with just a bit more (see). This is followed by a bit headed: "The Indians". Four pages, very minor loss at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:27

$28.00
146588

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Negro Slavery Abolitionist Orator DEATH 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371697061046

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Feb. 21, 1895 * Frederick Douglass death * Negro abolitionist The back page has almost an entire column taken up with the report of the death of Frederick Douglass, with includes a small print of him as well. The top of the column has: "FRED DOUGLASS DEAD" "The Great Colored Orator a Victim of Heart Disease" "Death Came Without Warning" "Life Sketch of a Man Who, Though Born a Slave, Gained International Fame & Political Preferment Through the Brilliancy of His Oratory". Four pages, archival strengthening at the spine margin with minor loss, an upper corner of the back leaf missing causing no loss of text. Somewhat fragile & must be handled ca... See More  

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Ends August 28, 2016 14:24

$96.00
146538

(4) YREKA Siskiyou County California LYNCHINGS MOB Hangings 1895 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518781704

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, August 27, 1895 * Yreka, California lynchings (4) * Siskiyou County Lynch mob The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "LYNCHED FOUR MURDERERS" with subheads. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally good. Should be handled with care. wikipedia notes: There have been two documented lynchings in the town of Yreka. The first took place on August 26, 1895, when four men - William Null, Garland Stemler, Luis Moreno, and Lawrence Johnson - were simultaneously hanged by a lynch mob from a railroad tie suspended from two adjacent trees. The four men were all awaiting trial for various charges of murd... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:10

$37.00
146535

JACKSONVILLE Florida Yellow Fever Jack EPIDEMIC Outbreak 1888 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391518779436

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, August 12, 1888 * Jacksonville Florida * Yellow fever - jack * Epidemic - outbreak Page 2 has one column headings that include: "FLORIDA FEVER" "Two Fatal Cases in Jacksonville--A Total of Twelve Cases" and more. Coverage on the 1888 yellow fever epidemic in Jacksonville, Florida. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 27, 2016 15:06

$24.00
146387

MEDIUMSHIP Spiritualism Negro Seance Spirits Ghosts? 1881 Indianapolis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371693299941

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE INDIANA STATE JOURNAL, August 24, 1881 * Mediumship - Spiritualism * Negro seance Page 6 has an article headed: "A Colored Seance" with subhead. (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, minor margin wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 15:30

$26.00
146363

Rare SALEM OREGON w/ Rutherford B. Hayes Election Win in 876 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515673802

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY OREGON STATESMEN, Salem, Dec. 1, 1876 * Election of Rutherford B. Hayes * Rare Old West title Page 2 has a 1 line, 1 column head: "We Are Thankful" & subheads: "Behold How Brightly Breaks The Morning" "The Lord On Our Side" "Rutherford B. Hayes, President" "Our Republican Pyramid". The report is quite graphic with an eagle engraving with shield & a list of the states won by Hayes stacked in the shape of a pyramid. Another column has: "For This Favor We Have Received, the Election of Hayes and Wheeler, Good Lord Make Us Thankful" "We Have Exchanged Our Thanksgiving Turkey for This", after which has an engraving of a rooster. (see) Eight pages, minor margin wear, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:15

$58.00
146362

WINFIELD SCOTT United States Army General & Whig Party Can. DEATH 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371692913723

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 30, 1866 * General Winfield Scott death The front page has: "Death of Lieut.-Gen. Scott" "Sketch of His Long & Glorious Military Career" "His Political Aspirations, Successes & Defeats" "His Course During the Rebellion--The Organization & Handling of the First Army" "His Last Illness & Death--Personal Reminiscences, &c." The report takes six front page columns & concludes on the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:14

$34.00
146360

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515671415

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 hyperlink). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:12

$47.00
146354

1865 GETTYSBURG NATIONAL CEMETERY Memorial Monument Cornerstone Laid Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391515664331

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, July 5, 1865 * Battle of Gettysburg memorial * National Cemetery cornerstone laid Page 5 has: "Gettysburg" "The Celebration Yesterday on the Great Battle Field" "General Howard's Tribute to the Veterans" "Miles O'Reilly's Poem of the Day and Place" "The Ceremonies of Laying the Corner Stone of the Gettysburg Monument". Eight pages, irregular at the spine margin, good condition.

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Ends August 24, 2016 07:04

$30.00
146312

GUADALUPE CANYON MASSACRE The Clantons Mexicans EARP in Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371689765679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, August 19, 1881 * Guadalupe Canyon Massacre * The Clantons - Wyatt Earp & more Page 2 has a nice account of what is known as the Guadalupe Canyon Massacre (see hyperlink for details), with headings on column three: "Crime" "A Party Of Mexicans Murder Five Americans" (see) The report is taken from a Tombstone 'Epitaph' report and has much on the attack. History tells us that some notable names were involved, including the Clantons (report here mentions "Clinton", likely a misspelling of 'Clanton'), the Earps, Doc Holliday, & others (see the hyperlink). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2016 15:36

$55.00
146267

Early CIGARS MAKING Cubans Rolling Tobacco PRINT & Article 1872 Old Magzine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391512066223

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 30, 1872 Among the wealth of interesting inventions & improvements of the day are articles on: "Cigar Making" with a ftpg. illus and article; "Hay And Straw Stacking Apparatus" "Sewing Machine Treadle and Casters" and much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2016 14:23

$30.00
145910

Rare Unusual MINIATURE Old West Oakland California w/ Supplement 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391501160029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PENNY WHISTLE, Oakland, California, January 1, 1889 * Rare title A neat, tiny newspaper with a motto in the masthead: "There is Little Pay But Lots of Fun." This paper is complete in 6 pages and measures just 4 by 5 1/2 inches and is in excellent condition. It has a few news tidbits but is primarily taken up with advertisements. There is also a single sheet "Supplement" which is a photo captioned: "Leisure Hours" showing 2 young boys fishing (see), blank on the reverse. Great condition.

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Ends August 05, 2016 15:00

$37.00
145861

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391500169516

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist print * Around the World (during) Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival Tourists". Both are part of a brief article entitled: 'The Globe Trotters' " (see). Also in this issue is a full page with six scenes: "Buying A Hundred Shares Of Stock--The Process Illustrated", plus captions for each scene and a report: "A Hundred Shares Of Stock". Plus a full page: "California--Destruction of a Portion of Sierra City on ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 06:26

$116.00
145663

GHOSTS Haunted Spirits Spectres Phenomena Apparitions Mediums 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391494148899

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 23, 1875 * Ghosts - spectre - apparition This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "BEAUTIFUL GHOSTS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text takes up over 4 full columns. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2016 15:16

$27.00
145626

Grade of U.S. GENERAL OF ARMY Ulysses S. Grant & David Farragut 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371665164638

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1866 * Grade of General of the Army created : Grant suggested * Farragut to be Admiral of the Navy Among the front page first column headlines are: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "The Bill Creating the Grade of General Signed by the President" "Lieut-Gen. Grant Nominated to the Place" "Vice-Admiral Farragut Nominated Admiral" and more. The report in column two is rather brief yet significant, with a mini-head: "The New Grades in the Army and Navy" reading: "The President has also signed the bill reviving the grade of General in the army of the United States and this afternoon nominated to the Senate Lieut.-Gen. Grant for that office, and Vice-Admiral Farragut to be Admiral in... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2016 14:26

$30.00
145616

BUFFALO BILL William Cody & Texas Jack Niblo's Garden AD 1873 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371665145812

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1873 * Buffalo Bill - William F. Cody The front page has: "The Hostile Indians" "The Murder of Surveyors Retaliation for the Killing of Indians" (see). Page 7 has an interesting advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" at which are appearing: "Hon. W. F. Cody...the original Buffalo Bill" and "J. B. Omohundro...the original...Texas Jack" as well as Ned Buntline & others (see). Eight pages, great condition, slightly irregular at the spine.

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Ends July 24, 2016 13:57

$34.00
145614

1ST OVER NIAGARA FALLS IN BARREL ? Stuntman Carlisle Graham 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371665143126

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1889 * Over Niagara Falls in barrel ? * Carlisle Graham The top of the front page has an article: "Over Niagara Falls" "Graham Claims to Have Made the Passage In His Barrel" with the article shown here in its entirely. Graham was a famous daredevil of his day, having made several trips over the falls in a barrel. Nice to have this report at the top of the front page. Eight pages, evenly browned throughout, some chipping at the margins. Should be handled with care.

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Ends July 24, 2016 13:53

$43.00
145581

Very Early 19th Century AUTOMOBILE Electric Design Diagrams 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391491323449

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Nov. 26, 1898 Taking most of the front page are four illustrations and an article: "A Design For An Electric Automobile Vehicle." which is a three-wheeled bicycle with a motor on the back. Other inventions with prints and text throughout. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2016 15:49

$28.00
145419

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371661698060

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination death The first column is headed: "THE MURDERED PRESIDENT" "A Day of Mournful Excitement at Elberon" and various subheads. Also on the ftpg: "The Hour of Death - A Detailed Description of the Scene at the Bedside of the dying President--Mrs. Garfield's Heroic Fortitude" and: "the Result of the Autopsy--The Course of the Bullet Different from the Doctors' Diagnoses..." and "Arranging For the Funeral" and even more. Related content takes the entire front page. Complete in 8 pages, four binding holes at the first column affect about 10 ftpg. words in total, otherwise good.

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:33

$72.00
145416

JUMBO THE ELEPHANT Phineas P.T. Barnum & Bailey Circus Attraction 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391488824582

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 25, 1882 * Jumbo the Circus Elephant * P.T. Phineas T. Barnum & Bailey Prints within include: "Traveling in Siberia..." "Hong Kong Festivities..." "Wild Duck Shooting" and a full page with 5 scenes of: "Sketches of Jumbo, the African Elephant..." in additional to another full page: "Attempt to Remove Jumbo, the Great Elephant, From the Zoological Gardens". Included also is a dramatic double page foldout print: "A Colliery Explosion: Volunteers To the Rescue".

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:27

$37.00
145415

BLACKWELL'S ISLAND Insane Lunitic Asylum PRINT Nellie Bly Fame 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371661693288

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876 * Blackwell's Island insane asylum * Nellie Bly fame A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India. Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends July 20, 2016 15:26

$37.00
145255

JOHN ERNST WORRELL KEELY New Motor Vaporic Invention Scam ? 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371656583606

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 29, 1881 * Early scam artist ? * Non steam Motor This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Keeley Motor Difficulty" (see) Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:44

$32.00
145237

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391484298809

Shown is an original & historic old illustrated newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; an... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:17

$88.00
145198

OTTO VON BISMARCK 1st Chancellor of Germany Empire DEATH 1898 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391483136738

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TIMES, Los Angeles, July 31, 1898 * Otto von Bismarck death (1st report) * 1st Chancellor of Germany * Unification of Germany mastermind The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BISMARCK YIELDS TO DEATH" with subheads and illustration. (see) First two sections of three with 20 pages, a few margin tears, nice for display as such.

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Ends July 14, 2016 15:14

$42.00
144976

HOCKLEY TX Harris County Texas LYNCH Tragedy Children Massacre 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371645866534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, September 20, 1878 * Hockley TX Texas murders * Lynch Tragedy - children massacre This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Foul Murder" "Account of a Terrible Affair in Texas" (see) The front page has an article headed: "The Indians" "Burning Houses Near Fort Dodge, Ks." (see) Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice.

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Ends July 03, 2016 07:05

$26.00
144499

OIL CREEK DISASTER Titusville & Oil City Pennsylvania Flood FIRE 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391462024583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, June 6, 1892 * Oil City & Titusville, Pennsylvania * Oil Creek Disaster (1st report) Page five has various report concerning the Oil Creek disaster with one column headings that include: "AN AWFUL VISITATION" "Death In The Oil Region" "People Perish By Hundreds" "Raging Torrent Of Burning Oil" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up 2 full columns. Eight pages, this issue has some severe margin wear and tear due to the time period of newsprint of this time, mentioned articles are intact, must be handled with care.

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Ends June 19, 2016 06:42

$37.00
144412

Rare 1893 COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391460681805

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PUCK, New York, Jan. 4, 1893 * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "A Hopeless Mesalliance." double-page centerfold: "The Won't Fight Just Yet!" back page: an 8 panel series: "Her Mother's First Visit." Sixteen pages, bit of light dirtiness to the ftpg., an archival mend to pg. 2, very minor loss at bottom margin of the centerfold.

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Ends June 17, 2016 11:36

$23.00
144410

President WILLIAM McKINLEY Inauguration Inaugural PHOTOS Prints 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391460681037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897 * President William McKinley * Inauguration - inaugural Very rare in that this issue was never bound and still contains the very decorative & colorful outer wrappers noting: "Inauguration Number 1897". The back cover has color ads for "The White Sewing Machine Co." and also: "Franco-American Soups" (see). Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the National Capitol' from 1800 to 1897. Also... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2016 11:34

$89.00
144316

Inventor THOMAS EDISON Historic Electric LIGHT BULB Invention PRINTS 1880 News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371629988348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 10, 1880 * Inventor Thomas Edison * Historic Electric light bulb The photos shows the nice page 5 illustration captioned "Edison's Latest Electric Lamp" with the companion article headed "Edison's Latest Electric Light" explaining this new and improved lamp which used a new type of carbon referred to as the "horseshoe" form of the carbon. A very nice, graphic item on Thomas Edison & perhaps his most famous invention. The illustration measures 8 by 6 inches. The front page has 3 illustrations: "The Merchants Telephone Exchange New York City", and a report: "The Telephone Central Office System". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 15, 2016 14:57

$158.00
144235

MEXICO-ARIZONA APACHE WARS Gen. George Crook Campaign OFFICAL RPT 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455940418

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 5, 1883 * Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars * General George Crook official rpt. This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "CROOK'S CAMPAIGN" "Official Report of the Gray Wolf to the War Department" 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 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:33

$28.00
144233

HARVARD-YALE REGATTA Lake Quinsigamond Worcester MA ROWING Boats 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455938397

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1865 * Harvard-Yale Regatta * Boat - rowing * Lake Quinsigamond - Worcester Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Yale vs. Harvard" "The Yale Crew Victorious" "The Great Boat Race for the Champion Flag" and "Fastest College Time Ever Made" with nearly four columns detailing the event. Other news within includes: "Movements of General Grant" "The Reconstruction Question" "The Lesson of War--The Era of Peace" and "Santa Anna Ready to Take the Field for His Countrymen". Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:30

$42.00
144221

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death 1881 New York Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391455922055

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The top of the first column has heads on the death of President Garfield: "THE PRESIDENT DEAD" and "He Expires At Half-Past Ten Last Night" "The End Comes Suddenly And Without Warning" "Gen. Arthur Summoned To Take Oath" with the entire front page taken up with reports concerning Garfield's death. The last column has: "The President's Career" "Heroic Work That Led Him To His Exalted Place" & more, with related content inside. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered. Small binding... See More  

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Ends June 11, 2016 15:10

$73.00
144141

Rare GOSHEN Elkhart County INDIANA "The Maple City" 1889 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371623609620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE GOSHEN DEMOCRAT, Indiana, January 31, 1889 * Rare title * Elkhart County This 4 page newspaper has news of the period advertisements. Complete, some margin wear with small tears, generally good.

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Ends June 09, 2016 15:03

$28.00
144076

CLEMENT VALLANDIGHAM Very Bizarre Death Shoots Self by Accident 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391453149697

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1871 * Clement Laird Vallandigham's bizarre death The front page has an article headed: "Clement L. Vallandigham Accidentally Shoots Himself--The Wound Dangerouus but Not Mortal" with a updated report that follows with: "Further Particulars--His Condition Unfavorable" (see) He would die later that night. His death is considered one of the most unusual as he was demonstrating how his defendant accidentally shot himself. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 08, 2016 15:23

$38.00
131766

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371299619368

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: OAK & IVY LEAF, Chicago, June, 1892 * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union This is a small newspaper which supported temperance (prohibition of alcohol). This newspaper was the "Organ of the National Y.W.C.T.U." (see the hyperlink for more) as noted in the masthead. The front page has an illustration of: "Jennie Casseday's Rest Cottage, Near Louisville, Ky." Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/2 inches, generally nice condition with a handsome masthead.

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Ends May 30, 2016 14:47

$19.00
138778

STAMP COLLECTING Jersey City NJ Philately Philatelic Philatelist 1880 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391332791079

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW JERSEY PHILATELIST, Jersey City, Oct., 1880 As the title would suggest, this small-size newspaper is themed on stamp collecting. Four pages, 7 1/2 by 11 inches, mild edge wear, some discrete archival mends, good condition.

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Ends May 29, 2016 07:13

$17.00
143633

Historic TELEPHONE IINVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371609468024

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 6, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone The front page of this issue features a nice illustration of "Bell's New Telephone", plus "Applications Of Professor Bell's New Telephone" which shows individuals using the improved device. An article titled: "The New Bell Telephone" describes the improvements made in the telephone, beginning: "Professor Graham Bell's telephone has of late been somewhat simplified in construction and also arranged in more compact portable form...". The report also summarizes the working principles of the "apparatus" and discusses how the phone can be used on a large scale or for special applications. The report... See More  

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Ends May 25, 2016 14:58

$175.00
143605

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391440232939

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 26, 1881 * President James S. Garfield death * Best title to have ? See the photos for the terrific & very unusual front page of this issue, which is a huge graphic on the death of President Garfield in the shape of a monument. It looks more like a broadside than the front page of a daily newspaper. Reporting begins on page 3 and continues on page 2. Note also that Garfield is from a suburb of Cleveland making this essentially a hometown newspaper. He is buried in Cleveland. Eight pages with all columns on all pages black bordered in mourning for Garfield. Never bound nor trimmed, two folds with a pg. 2 archival repair at the fold juncture, minor tears ... See More  

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Ends May 22, 2016 14:33

$210.00
143557

President BENJAMIN HARRISON State of the Union Address Annual 1890 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606894564

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORT, Wellsville, New York, Dec. 4, 1890 * President Benjamin Harrison * State of the Union Address Page 4 has: "The President's Message" "A Voluminous And Comprehensive Document" plus other subheads (see). The President's annual state-of-the-Union address concludes on page 5 and is signed in type: Benjamin Harrison. Complete in 8 pages usual browning, generally good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:43

$34.00
143554

General CUSTER'S MASSACRE Battle of Little Bighorn Sioux Indians 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371606892758

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 22, 1876 * The Custer Massacre * Chief Sitting Bull * Little Big Horn Inside under "News Of the Week Domestic" is an inconspicuous report reading: "The Indian camp of 200 lodges on the Little Horn was attacked by Government troops on the 25th of June. General Custer, his two brothers, nephew and brother-in-law, with 305 officers and men were killed..." and a bit more (see). Eight pages, a small piece from a blank margin, generally good condition.

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Ends May 22, 2016 06:39

$78.00
143405

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River NYC Construction Completed PRINT 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021763

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883 * Brooklyn Bridge construction completed The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fishing in Canada. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:45

$38.00
143404

CHINESE EMIGRATION Steamship Alaska to San Francisco PRINT 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371604021299

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco". Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends May 18, 2016 15:44

$38.00
143322

Rare VISALIA CA Tulare Co. San Joaquin Valley California Old West 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434037480

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TULARE WEEKLY TIMES, Visalia, California, August 28, 1880 * Rare old West title From this Tulare County city in the agriculturally-rich San Joaquin Valley of Central California. News of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, some margin wear, mainly along the right side, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:11

$30.00
143229

The Great MILTON PA Northumberland Co. Pennsylvania FIRE Disaster 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432572077

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 17, 1880 * Milton PA Pennsylvania * Great fire of 1880 The front page has an article with small heading: "The Fire at Milton, Pa." (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 4 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:49

$26.00
143206

Rare LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Professional Baseball Player Mention 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391432545651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 1, 1881 * Lip Pike -1st Jewish player Although baseball reports are rather common in this and other newspapers, this issue is of some significance as it contains on page 2 a report headed: "A Base-Ball Black List" which gives some details of a meeting of the: "...National League of professional base-ball clubs...has been considering the plan of black-listing certain players against whom the charges of general dissipation and insubordination have been repeatedly made..." and what follows is the list. The list includes the name of Lipman Pike (see). Some sources say that Pike was baseball's first professional (paid) player & the game's first home run champion. He w... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:06

$73.00
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