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177340

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870052039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...the original...Buffalo Bill...... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:16

$29.00
177339

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392578886995

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson, with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The President's Designs in Regard to the War Dept." "The Articles of Impeachment Reported to the House of Representatives" "The Question of Colored Congressmen from the Southern States" "The Impeachment--The Articles of Impeachment Before the House--The Evidence to Sustain Them--Probable Length of the Trial--Legislation Practically Suspended During Its Progress". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:15

$37.00
177308

Early BASEBALL Post Civil War Termed "NATIONAL GAME" of America 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated August 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball The back page of this issue has an article: "The Field" "Base Ball--Grand Championship Match" which has a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. This also describes the scene with much talk about the crowd estimated at about 20,000. The summary also acknowledges that: "...Baseball is decidedly the National game of America..." and mentions that: "...the ladies platform [was] crowded with elegantly dressed ladies...". This also has details about the game and a box score. This is complete in 8 pages, nice condition save for a small stain on the ftpg.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$52.00
177307

SUSAN B. ANTHONY National Woman's Suffrage Constitution Meeting 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1874 * Early Women's suffrage meeting * Susan B. Anthony Page 5 has an article headed: "WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE" "Last Day Of The Convention" "...Miss Anthony's Plea For The Cause" Text takes up a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$32.00
177305

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869839831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 29, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The ftpg. has: "Progress of the Trial of Capt. Wirz" "The Wirz Military Commission" and more. (see) The back page has: “The National Game" with box scores. Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise very nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:26

$27.00
177228

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864489341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$48.00
177203

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Voting Vote Trial Guilty 1873 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570593030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 * re. The Susan B. Anthony trial The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:32

$27.00
177125

ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION at Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392566703613

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MONITOR, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination (1st report) * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth Being a weekly newspaper page 2 has a first report of the death of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" "The National Horror" "Mr. Lincoln Is Assassinated" "The Assassination in His Private Box at the Theatre" "Pistol Ball Penetrates The Brain" "The Murderer Leaps Upon the Stage and Escapes". There are related articles on the assassination as well as a lengthy editorial headed: "The Nation Mourns a Martyred Father". There is also the official death report from the Secretary of War headed: "Death Of The PRESIDENT" reading: "Abraham Lincoln died this morning at twe... See More  

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Ends January 02, 2020 09:11

$235.00
176956

TUSCUMBIA Colbert County Alabama TORNADO Storm Disaster 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392547270118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1874 * Tuscumbia, Alabama tornado disaster The front page has one column headings: "A DISASTROUS STORM" "Tuscumbia, Ala., Partially Destroyed" "Eleven Persons Killed...." Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:24

$42.00
176917

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372849579719

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War A wealth of fine column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee" "Richmond" "The Rebels In Canada" and more. Page 4 has: "The Funeral" "Impressive & Solemn Proceedings" "The Assassins--Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the blank spine, small rubbing hole near the center of the front leaf, otherwise good.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:24

$48.00
176912

Abe Lincoln FREEDMEN'S BUREAU BILL President Andrew Johnson VETO 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392546783180

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1866 * Freedmen's Bureau Bill * Andrew Johnson veto message The front page has message by the president headed: "WASHINGTON NEWS" "An Important Veto Message from President Johnson" "He Withholds His Approval from the Freedman's Bureau Bill" and more. (see) Message takes up about 3 columns and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 21, 2019 09:21

$57.00
176847

BATTLE OF THE BIG HOLE River Montana Nez Perce Indians U.S. Army 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372847215841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, August 14, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass The top of the front page has an article headed: "THE INDIAN WARS" with smaller subheads. (see) Complete in 8 pages, toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:13

$34.00
176845

SHAKERS Christ's 2nd Appearing Steinway Hall NYC Convention 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392543449641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1874 * Shakers - Christ's Second Appearing * Steinway Hall, New York City convention The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE SHAKER EVANGELISTS" "A Quaint Convention At Steinway Hall" and more. Text takes up almost 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 19, 2019 07:13

$40.00
176820

RICHMOND Ray County Missouri JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang Bank Robbery1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392542025746

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 24, 1867 * Richmond, Ray County, Missouri * Jesse James-Younger Gang bank robbery Page 3 has an inconspicuous report headed: "Murder And Bank Robbery In Missouri" stating in part: "...today fourteen men entered the bank house of Hughes & Wasson, in Richmond, Mo., robbed the money tray, and killed a man named Shaw and two others..." with a bit more. As noted on the web this was one of the earliest robberies by the infamous James Gang. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 18, 2019 08:46

$59.00
177296

AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN WAR German Confederation vs. Austria BEGINS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392574093879

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NW YORK TRIBUNE, July 3, 1866 *Austro-Prussian War begins The front page has one column headings that include: "WAR !" "The War Actually Begun" and more with large map. (see) Nice for display. Eight pages, uncut, never bound, some creasing at the folds, otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 13, 2019 13:28

$29.99
176688

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839888734

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO NEWS, California, May 31, 1877 * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements This is a volume one issue from this now-famous Southern California city. Various news reports of the day and a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, a piece from the blank effects only ads on inside pages, some archival mends.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:26

$47.00
176679

KKK Ku Klux Klan United States U.S. Congress Investigation 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534350777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation * United States Congress Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of detailed reporting on the KKK, headed: "THE KU-KLUX" "Report of the Joint Committee of Congress". This was the first formal and in-depth federal investigation of this white supremacist society which sought to deprive former slaves of the rights & freedoms promised by Reconstruction. Subheads include: "Origin of the Ku-Klux" "Condition of the [Blacks]" "How to Keep the [Blacks] in the Republican Party" "Only Partial Success In Suppressing the Ku-Klux" "Amnesty Recommended" The Existence of the Ku-Klux Organization Practically Denied". A very notable issue. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$56.00
177262

Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1869 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572272601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, January 4, 1869 * Wild Old West * Rare title This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends December 12, 2019 11:59

$24.99
177245

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Ford's Theatre John Wilkes Booth ASSASSINATION in 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392572051986

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PEORIA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Illinois, April 17, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Actor John Wilkes Booth * Ford's Theatre play Although 2 days after most newspapers reported the assassination, this page 2 account of all the news reads just like a first report. The 2nd column has a nice stack of heads including: "HORRIBLE TRAGEDY!" "ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN!" "Attempted Assassination of Secretary Seward!" "He Is Stabbed in the Neck Three Times!" "The Assassins Escape!" "The Country Terribly Excited!" "The Assassins Known and Described!" "Various Reports Concerning The Terrible Event" "The President's Death-Bed" "and more. Almost the entirety of pg. 2 is taken up with related news items concerning th... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2019 08:19

$349.99
176494

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392520130761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, May, 1876 * Uncommon title A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content. Eight pages measuring 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 05, 2019 15:02

$32.00
176443

COUSHATTA MASSACRE Red River Parish LA Louisiana WHITE LEAGUE 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372828643820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 4, 1874 * Coushatta massacre * Red River Parish, Louisiana * White League attack The front page has one column headings: "THE SOUTHERN OUTRAGES", "The Louisiana Massacre" "Gov. Kellogg Issues A Proclamation Offering $5,000 Reward For The Capture Of Each Person...." Coverage on the Coushatta Massacre in Red river Parish, Louisiana. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, minor creasing along the central fold, generally very nice.

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Ends December 04, 2019 14:32

$34.00
176399

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372825285936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, February 27, 1870 * Very 1st NYC subway opens (1st report) The top of page 7 has one column headings: "'Under Broadway'" "Proposed Underground Railroad..." Coverage on the opening of the Beach Pneumatic Transit subway. This was New York City's very 1st subway and was invented by Alfred Ely Beach. It's power source was pneumatic. Historic! Great to have in this famous NYC title. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a printing flaw at the beginning the subway article affects appearance (see), otherwise very nice.

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Ends December 01, 2019 13:53

$72.00
176301

Rare RENO NV Washoe County Nevada GAMBLING Mecca 1876 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372821355110

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY NEVADA STATE JOURNAL, Nevada, Dec. 23, 1876 * Wild Old West * Rare title An early issue from this famous gambling city in Northern Nevada near Lake Tahoe. A wide range of content and a wealth of ads as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 29, 2019 14:05

$44.00
176263

Isthmus of SUEZ CANAL Sea-Level Waterway Egypt & England Control 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505008554

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 16, 1875 The top of the front page has a lengthy article--taking 1 1/2 columns--on the control of the strategically significant Suez Canal. Headed: "ENGLAND AND THE EAST" "The Purchase of the Suez Canal Shares" "Varying Views on Its Expediency--General Sentiment Favorable to the Measure--The Government Embarrassed--Mr. Disraeli's Position--Army Mobilization". At the time Russia was jockeying for control of the canal & Egypt was believed to be building a parallel railway. Neither happened; England's purchase put the canal in England's (and France's) control for generations. Eight pages, lightly toned, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:20

$78.00
176261

(4) FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR French France German Napoleon III ENDS 1871 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392505008262

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 2, 3, 4, 6, 1871 * Franco-Prussian War ends * Siege of Paris, France A lot of 4 issues each with front page content on the end of the Franco-Prussian War. The March 2 issue has a lengthy article headed: "THE WAR ENDED" "The Treaty of Peace Ratified by the French Assembly" and further on: "Paris Before the Occupation" with more. Much reporting in the other 3 issues as well. The capture of Paris by Prussian forces led to the French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the establishment of the German Empire.Napoleon III had declared war on Prussia convinced that his army was invincible. The Prussian Prime Minister Otto van Bismarck saw the fight with France as a way to bring unity to Bavaria... See More  

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:19

$49.00
176253

THOMAS TAD LINCOLN Abraham & Mary Todd's Youngest Son DEATH 1871 South Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820037947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, July 19, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son The first column of page 2 has an intriguingly brief report of an event which would have justified a much lengthier article. Under "News of the Day" is the brief note: "Little 'Tad' Lincoln, the youngest son of President Lincoln, dies in Chicago on Friday." Nothing more. Perhaps the Southern sympathies had yet to soften? Four pages, light toning along central fold, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:15

$45.00
176247

ORANGEMEN RIOTS Irish Protestants & Catholics New York City 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372820035865

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, S.C., July 14, 1871 * Orange Riots (2nd) * New York City * Irish Protestants & Catholics The top of the front page has one column headings: "After The Battle" "A Review Of The Bloody Work Of The Twelfth Of July" and more. Coverage on the 2nd of two Orange Riots in New York City between Irish Protestants "Orangmen" and Irish Catholics. Complete with 4 pages, some foxing, generally nice.

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Ends November 28, 2019 14:12

$27.00
176122

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392494508870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial Page 3 has proceedings on President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, with first column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Subsidence Of The Excitement" "Preliminary Preparations for the Trial of the President" and more. Eight pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends November 22, 2019 14:32

$33.00
176092

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812140836

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 1, 1875 * "The oldest paper in The Pacific" It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from the 19th century, and this was the first newspaper & literary magazine published by pioneers not native to Hawaii. This title has a somewhat religious theme, but with other content as well. Content includes "The Sailor's Friend" "Extracts from Livingstone's Journal" "Hawaiian & United States Postage Treaty" & much more. The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings (see). Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, great condition.

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:28

$43.00
176084

Rare ALTOONA PA Blair County Pennsylvania 19th Century 1870 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372812135265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BLAIR COUNTY RADICAL, Altoona, Penn. Oct. 20, 1870 * Uncommon title This 4 pages newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Four pages, some light staining, generally nice.

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:20

$30.00
176082

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392492620847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Page 5 has an article headed: "Tennessee" "Double Assassination by Masked (H)orseman in Franklin", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, light damp staining near the top portion, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield an... See More  

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Ends November 21, 2019 14:19

$88.00
176012

RICHMOND Virginia FALLS w/ Heraldic Eagle Print 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392485631790

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1865 * Richmond, Virginia falls (1st report) * Confederate capital - war nears the end One of the middle columns of the front page announces one of the more significant events of the Civil War with: "VIRGINIA ! " "GLORIOUS NEWS ! " "Richmond Is Ours!" "Evacuation of Petersburg!" "Tremendous Fighting!" "Lee's Entire Army Is Routed" and more. Above the column heads is a nice engraving of an eagle on the U.S. shield. Many war-related reports on inside pages as well. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends November 17, 2019 14:34

$320.00
175977

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483966165

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873 * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:19

$37.00
175976

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806636058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader Page 5 has an article headed: "The Late Robert E. Lee" "Eulogies of the English Press-Demonstrations of Grief in Southern Cities" (see) Eight pages, a little light foxing and minor wear at the margins, generally in very nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 14:19

$47.00
175964

Rare SALEM Marion County Willamette Valley OREGON Old West 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483927021

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, March 5, 1866 * Rare title * Old West era This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Little margin wear, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:44

$54.00
175960

JESSE JAMES-Younger Brothers Train Robbery MUNCIE KS Kansas City 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806611932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, December 9, 1874 * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Muncie, Kansas train robbery (1st report) Page 5 has an article: "Another Bold Railroad Robbery" "A Train Stopped and the Express-Car Robbed By Five Masked Men" with the article providing various details as know at that point. This article is followed by: "Another Account of the Robbery". This was a robbery by the Jesse James and Younger brothers gang which resulted in the theft of $30,000 when the Kansas Pacific Railroad train was near Muncie, Kansas. Complete in 10 pages, even toning, a little margin wear, somewhat fragile and should be handled with care.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:41

$65.00
175958

Early ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Ford's Theatre John W. Booth 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392483921745

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Ford's Theater - John Wilkes Booth * Early report - while he was still alive The top of the front page has dramatic one column heads: "ASSASSINATION!" "Of PRESIDENT LINCOLN!!!" "He is Shot Through the Head While in the Theater" "Wound Pronounced Mortal!" "Secretary SEWARD Also "Assassinated!" "Escape of the Assassin". The front page has various dispatches, the 2nd of which notes: "The President is not expected to live throughout the night. He was shot at the theatre." The 3rd dispatch has considerably more detail, including: "...a sharp report of a pistol was heard...a man rushed to the front of the President's box, waving a long dagge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:40

$985.00
175945

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806602642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit At the bottom of the front page is: Executions", an inconspicuous report headed: "Last of Vasquez--The Bandit Hanged At San Jose". The report, which describes the execution of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez., states in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed to-day at San Jose. Not attempt was made at a rescue....Everything passed off quietly. Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence....He died without a struggle..." & a bit more. Great to have this report about this famous Old West event on the front page. Other front page items include: "The Cheyennes" "Four of the Murderers of the Ge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:29

$142.00
175912

LORD GORDON GORDON British Swindler of Jay Gould CAPTURED Jailed 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392480444936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 17, 1873 * Lord Gordon Gordon captured * British fraud and imposter * Swindler of Jay Gould ($1,000,000) Page 5 has an article headed: "Lord Gordon Captured" "The Noble Runaway in Jail in Winnipeg" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 16 pages, light toning at the folds on the front page, some small binding slits and spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 14, 2019 14:15

$35.00
175850

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy ARRESTED 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 3, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Arrested for polygamy - adultery (1st report) The top of a page 9 column is headed: "The Knell Of Polygamy" "Arrest of Brigham Young" "Offenses Under the Territorial Laws' "Mormon Officials Taught a Severe Lesson". The article takes over half a column & includes in part: "...Brigham Young was arrested to-day by United States Marshal Patrick on an indictment found by the Grand Jury...for lewd and lascivious cohabitation with 16 different women..." and much more. Sixteen pages, a bit irregular at the spine, good condition.

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:18

$77.00
175849

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Alva Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Science Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372799669249

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented * Best title to have this in ? Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we liked the phonograph, informed us that it was very well, and bid us a cordial good night. These remarks were not only perfectly audible to ourselves, but to a dozen or more persons gathered around, and they were produced by the aid of no other mechanism than the simple little contrivance explained and illustrated below...". The article continues, ... See More  

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Ends November 09, 2019 14:17

$313.00
175817

CUSTER MASSACRE Jesse James Northfield Bank Robbery Lady Liberty 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798581204

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1876 * Custer Massacre * Northfield Bank robbery * Jesse James gang * Statue of Liberty Several interesting items in this issue including a page 5 item, although brief: "The Northfield Robbers - Reported Fight With the Escaping Bank Raiders" who were the Younger Brothers. Also on page 5: "THE INDIAN WAR", "Crook Striking In For the Black Hills" "Sheridan's Arrangements Upset" "Sitting Bull's Invitation to the Tribes in Wisconsin" "Story of a White Man Who Witnessed the Custer Massacre" with the text taking over a full column. One of the subheads is: "The Custer Massacre--What an Eye-Witness of the Slaughter Tells--Thrilling If True". And page 3 has: "The Statue Of Liberty" noting the vi... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:08

$93.00
175812

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral & Civil War Ending Events 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798579778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 27, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral * Closing events of the Civil War Although much of the issue is taken up with the closing events of the Civil War, some inside pages have nice content concerning the Lincoln assassination, including reports: "The Funeral Train" "Reception of the President's Remains in the State Capital" "An Immense Throng in the Streets" "The Lying in State in the Halls of Legislation" "THE ASSASSINS" "Military Search of an Entire Block of Houses in Washington" "Arrest of Junius Brutus Booth" "Speculations as to the Whereabouts of Wilkes Booth" "Is He in Brooklyn?" "The Name Of Booth" and more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:04

$63.00
175706

BATTLE OF PALO DURO CANYON Red River War Texas Cheyennes Indians 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372797050669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 12, 1874 * Battle of Palo Duro Canyon (1st report) * Ranald S. Mackenzie vs. Comanches - Kiowas The top of page 7 has an article headed: "THE INDIANS WHIPPED" with subheads. See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, toning and a little wear at the folds of the front page, otherwise good.

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Ends November 07, 2019 06:36

$38.00
175633

CUSTER'S MASSACRE Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn INDIANS 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392456154347

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 6, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of the Little Bighorn - Montana * Chief Sitting Bull - Lakota Indians The front page has the top one-third of the 2nd column taken up with nice headlines on the Custer Massacre, including: "BUTCHERED BOYS" "The Heroism of Mad Anthony Wayne Outdone by Custer on the Little Horn" "A Tiger-Like Assault by the Dashing Cavalryman on Five Thousand Sioux" "His Detachment of Five Companies Massacred & the Canon Literally Transformed Into a Slaughter Pen" "Custer and His Brothers Meet Death at the Head of Their Column Unflinchingly" "Not One of the Gallant Band Escaping to Tell the Tale of Bloodshed" "The Troops Overcome by Brute Force and Fairly Dragged f... See More  

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Ends October 30, 2019 14:49

$360.00
175556

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Funeral at Philadelphia Civil War Ending SHERMAN 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372786108306

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln funeral journey * Civil War cleanup in the South * Sherman's victory march All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death & funeral of Abraham Lincoln. Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN" "Negotiations With Johnston" "A Suspension of Hostilities..." "Immediate Resumption of Hostilities Ordered!" "The Way Opened for Davis's Escape" "His Large Booty" "MOBILE" "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "From Harrisburg to Philadelphia" "Scenes & Incidents on the Route" "Great Outpouring of the People" "Extensive Preparations" "Obsequies in the City" and more inside. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 27, 2019 08:52

$60.00
175517

Rare YUBA CITY CA Sutter County Northern California Wild Old West 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392447291210

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, Feb. 14, 1874 * Wild Old West * Rare title The Mexican government granted land in Northern California to John Sutter, including a parcel upon which Yuba City is located, the same John Sutter upon whose land gold was subsequently discovered in 1848. He sold part of this tract to some enterprising men who wished to establish a town near the confluence of the Yuba River and the Feather River, with an eye to developing a commercial center catering to the thousands of gold miners headed upstream to the gold fields. Four pages, various news of the day, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 26, 2019 07:50

$38.00
175484

Rare GALVESTON TX Texas Post Civil War Stronghold Reconstruction 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FLAKE'S SEMI-WEEKLY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, Oct. 16, 1869 * Rare Southwestern title * Post Civil War reconstruction An uncommon title from this former Confederate port city not far from Houston. Various news of the day. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, great condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:29

$34.00
175482

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Cleveland Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372782317178

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING NEWS, Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire The top of the front page has a column with heads: "THE CHICAGO FIRE!" "Measure For the Relief Of The Sufferers" "The Chicago Fire" with related reports taking over a full column. Also on the ftpg: "FROM CHICAGO--Plenty of Rain--No More Fires Apprehended--Excitement Over Reported Incendiarism". More on page 2 as well with: "Among The Ashes" with subheads; "Suffering Chicago" and more subheads; and a lengthy editorial headed: "Chicago as it Is and Will Be". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, generally good condition.

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:28

$49.00
175479

Very Rare ALASKA TIMES 1st Published Newspapaer in the Territory 1870 Sitka AK


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392443860331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALASKA TIMES, Sitka, A.T. (Alaska Territory), Feb. 5, 1870 * Very rare title This is a very rare newspaper which began in Sitka in 1869, the first newspaper published in Alaska (an earlier "Alaska Herald" from 1868 was actually published in San Francisco). It proved to not be profitable, so later in 1870 the publisher moved the newspaper to Seattle and continued publication on October 23. HistoryLink.org notes that: "...a few issues later, Murphy renamed the paper Territorial Dispatch and Alaska Times..." so issues with the title "The Alaska Times" from Sitka are very limited. The front page includes: "The History of Alaska", a continuing article, this being chapter XV. Page 3 has a lengthy item: "Editorial Notes ... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2019 15:27

$675.00
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