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Famous JOHN C. HEENAN v Tom Sayers BOXING 1st Championship PRINT 1860 Newspaper


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Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 2, 1860 * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match A terrific issue on the famed boxer John Heenan, as the entire front page is taken up with a print of him captioned: "John C. Heenan, The Champion of the World". The print was taken from a photo of him of May 3, 1860 in England, shortly after his famous match between himself and Tom Sayers. Inside has a full page taken up with content concerning Heenan & his bout with Sayers, including two lengthy letters signed by him: John C. Heenan. Sixteen pages, lightly toned, very nice condition.

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Ends January 19, 2020 15:09

$177.00
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Best Slavery Africans SLAVE SHIP Print 1860 The Bark WILDFIRE 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595189927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and "The Barracoon at Key West Where the Africans Are Confined". Further on in the issue is a lengthy & very detailed article titled: "On Board A Slav... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:09

$636.00
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