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166039

MODOCS Indians Lava Beds War w/ Captain Jack Surrenders 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392104100875

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 25, 1873 * Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds * Captain Jack surrenders Page 3 has a one-third column article: "Captain Jack's Surrender" with the text being a letter details the surrender of the leader of the Modoc Indians in the Modoc Indian War (see). Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:47

$38.00
165993

100th ANNIVERSARY Battle of Bunker Hill Charlestown CELEBRATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396529

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 18, 1875 * Battle of Bunker Hill * Charlestown, Massachusetts * 100th anniversary celebration The front page has nice coverage of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill: "BUNKER HILL" "Centennial Celebration--Gorgeous Decorations--An Immense Procession--Unbounded Enthusiasm--350,000 Visitors in the City of Boston" with the text taking nearly a full column. Four pages, large folio size, clean cut at the spine with ample margin. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$28.00
165992

AMNESTY PROCLAMATION Pardons to Civil War Confederates Soldiers 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103396387

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 9, 1867 Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "The Amnesty Proclamation" "More Executive Clemency" "The Excepted Classes" which includes the full text of the document, signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. Pg. 2 has some editorial comment on the Proclamation as well. As a bit of history a website notes: On May 29, 1865, following the end of the Civil War, President Johnson issued an amnesty proclamation. Under this proclamation former Confederates who had not already taken advantage of President Lincoln’s 1863 amnesty proclamation could receive amnesty upon their taking an oath to defend the Constitution and the Union and to o... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:13

$38.00
165991

ROBERT E. LEE as Washington and Lee University Virginia President 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372403379876

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NASHVILLE WEEKLY PRESS & TIMES, Tennessee, Oct. 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee as president * Washington and Lee University * Lexington, Virginia A pg. 3 column has a stack of headlines including; "R. E. Lee a College President" with the text noting: "General Robert E. Lee was installed President of Washington College at Lexington, Va., on last Monday. The ceremonies were of a very unostentatious character in compliance with General Lee's request...". Four pages, large folio size, some light water staining. The folder size is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:12

$33.00
165939

Best THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Invention w/ Print 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372402074941

Shown is an original & historic old publication, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 * Inventor Thomas Edison * The phonograph invented 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..." (see photos). The article c... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2018 10:50

$298.00
165914

Very Rare HOUSTON TX Texas Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101920619

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, Texas, July 10,1865 * Very rare from TX * Civil War era Texas newspapers from the Civil War era are exceedingly rare and we've only had a small number in our 35 years. This issue is from just 4 weeks after the battle of Palmito Ranch in Texas, the last battle of the Civil War, actually fought more than a month after Lee's surrender. Not surprisingly there are some war-related items. Inside items include: "From the Rio Grande" "The Confederate Armstrong Gun--Affairs at Richmond" "Texas News Items" "A Supposed Letter from Mrs. Lee" and more. Four pages, loss at the bottom causes loss of the last 2 or 3 lines of each page, otherwise good condition.

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:17

$245.00
165877

ANDREW JOHNSON State of the Union Anuual Address RECONSTRUCTION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372397980321

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1867 * Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address * Post civil war reconstruction era Almost the entire front page is taken up with the text of President Johnson's annual state-of-the-union address headed: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE", signed at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. A nice review of the events in 1867. Eight pages, minor foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:34

$38.00
165876

BATTLE OF RIDGEWAY Near Fort Erie Ontario Canada FENIANS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392099298217

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 6, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Fenian raids in Canada * Jefferson Davis treason trial Pages 4 & 5 have over 2 columns of text headed: "THE FENIANS INVADE CANADA" "A Sharp Battle And A Retreat" "The Invaders Surrender to the United States Forces" "Operations Along the Frontier". The Fenians were a fraternal organization dedicated to the creation of an independent Irish republic. Page 5 has: "The Trial of Jeff. Davis--Opening of the U.S. Court at Richmond...Action of Davis's Counsel" and more.

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Ends September 09, 2018 14:33

$33.00
165831

NEZ PERCE WAR ENDS Chief Joseph Captured Battle of Bear Paw 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392098419659

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 11, 1877 * Nez Perce War ends * Battle of Bear Paw - Snake Creek * Chief Joseph surrenders The ftpg. has: "End of the Nez Perces War - Chief Joseph's Surrender" with subhead: "The Entire Camp Delivered Up After Three Days' Fighting--Reported Trouble Between Sitting Bull & the Canadian Authorities" "Details of the Surrender". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 08, 2018 14:13

$38.00
165715

WALT WHITMAN As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free Poem 1ST APPEARANCE 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392096273131

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1872 * Walt Whitman * "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free" * Considered the 1st publication Page 3 has Walt Whitman's, "As a Strong Bird on Pinions Free," which was a poem he wrote and delivered at the 1872 Commencement at Dartmouth College. This printing was actually from the day prior to the Commencement, making it one of the earliest if not the earliest printings of this poem. It is widely considered its first publication - and was later incorporated into an update of "Leaves of Grass." See the images for details. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:47

$225.00
165714

Rare WALT WHITMAN 1st Appearance of "TWO RIVULETS" Poem 1876 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393290780

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 19, 1876 * Pre-publication extracts of "Two Rivulets" - 1st appearance * Much on and by Walt Whitman * 1st major works since "Leaves of Grass" Page 4, under the heading, "WALT WHITMAN'S POEMS," has per-publication extracts from "Two Rivulets," and are believed to be their 1st appearance. Included are "Eidolons," "Freedom," and "To A Locomotive In Winter," with additional Whitman thoughts on his writing and on the Centennial. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout. Complete in 12 pages, in very good condition.

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:47

$225.00
165713

WALT WHITMAN Proud Music of the Sea Storm POEM 1st Appearance in 1869 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393290464

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, February, 1869 * Walt Whitman's "Proud Music of the Sea Storm" - 1st appearance * submitted to The Atlantic Monthly on behalf of Whitman as a favor Pages 199-203 have Walt Whitman's, "Proud Music of the Sea Storm," which, according to the Walt Whitman Archive, has the distinction of being a poem submitted to The Atlantic Monthly by Ralph Waldo Emerson, as a favor to Whitman. It would later be published in an update of his noteworthy collection, "Leaves of Grass." Other poems and reviews of period literature is present throughout. See images for details. It is great to have the 1st appearance of this Whitman poem in an authentic, contemporary original publication. Com... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:46

$325.00
165519

BLACK HILLS Castle Creek South Dakota GOLD Discovery 1875 Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091877273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 24, 1875 * Castle Creek - South Dakota * Black Hills gold discovery The ftpg. has: "Gold at Black Hill" which has a dispatch beginning: "I have discovered gold in small quantities on the north bend of Castle Creek...About 15 miners have located a camp on the creek above here..." and more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:30

$37.00
166074

THE BLUE AND THE GRAY (Civil War) Francis Miles Finch 1st Printing 1867 Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372408233057

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, (Boston), September, 1867 * Francis Miles Finch * The Blue and the Gray * 1st printing (nationally) This literary magazine contains the *first nationally distributed printing of the famous Civil War themed poem by Francis Miles Finch, "The Blue and the Gray." The preface to the poem is a quote from the New York Tribune, providing context: "The women of Columbus, Mississippi, animated by nobler sentiments than are many of their sisters, have shown themselves impartial in their offerings made to the memory of the dead. They strewed flowers alike on the graves of the Confederate and of the National soldiers." See the images for the full text of this touching verse. O... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2018 08:24

$224.99
165413

RICHMOND-PETERSBURG CAMPAIGN Civil War Nearing the End w/ MAP 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372381496311

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1865 * Battle of White Oak Road * Richmond-Petersburg campaign * Nearing the end of the Civil War First column heads on the ftpg. mark the final days of the Civil War as General Grant and the Federal Army pursue the Confederate Army led by General Lee: "GRANT" "The Fighting On Friday" "Despatches from the President and Secretary Stanton" "Our Left Driven Back" "The Troops Turn and Drive the Rebels, and Capture the White Oak Road" "Capture Of Four Flags" "The Combination Against Richmond" "Lee Commanding the Rebel Forces in Person" & more. The front page features a large map headed: "The Battle Field Of Friday" showing: "The Military Situation South of Petersburg -... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:31

$54.00
165412

BATTLE OF FORT STEDMAN Wm. T. Sherman Final Days of the Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392089203514

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1865 * Battle of Fort Stedman * Gen. Ulysses S. Grant * William T. Sherman Front page column heads on the Civil War include: "SHERMAN" "Official Despatch from General Schofield" "Occupation of Goldsboro by His Troops on Tuesday" "Slight Opposition Only from the Rebels" "Sherman's Left Engaged in the Bentonville Fight" "Junction of Terry's Forces with Schofield's" "Everything Working According to Sherman's Plans" & in another column: "GRANT" "Brilliant Affair in Front of Petersburg" "Rebel Attack on the Lines of the Ninth Corps" Fort Steadman Captured" "An Attack on Ft. Haskell Repulsed with Great Loss to the Enemy" "The Captured Fort & Cannon Retaken" 2700 Rebels... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2018 15:30

$29.00
165382

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation to Deserters & CAROLINAS Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380309798

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 11, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln proclamation * Deserters must return to their posts * W.T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Proclamation by President Lincoln" "Pardon to All Deserters Who Return to Service Within Sixty Days" "Penalties For Not Returning" "Guerrillas Near Leesburg" "Tennessee" "Trade with the Rebels in the Western Part of the State..." "The South" "Sherman Is Played Out" "Flight of the Rebels Between Wilmington & Goldsboro" "Sherman The Terror of the South" & much more. Eight pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:24

$39.00
165380

Rare GALVESTON TX Texas Post Civil War Stronghold Reconstruction 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372380307026

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FLAKE'S BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, Aug. 15, 1866 * Rare Southwestern title * Post Civil War reconstruction An uncommon title from shortly after the end of the Civil War. Eight pages with various news of the day & a great wealth of ads. Whole holes in the bottom half, one is quarter-size, others much smaller (see).

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Ends August 23, 2018 15:21

$29.00
165972

Confederate President JEFFERSON DAVIS Indictment for High Treason 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392103122498

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1866 * Confederate president Jefferson Davis * Official indictment for treason Near the bottom of the ftpg. is: "Jefferson Davis Indicted" "He Will Probably Be Tried in June at Norfolk". The text begins; "Yesterday Jefferson Davis was indicted for treason by the Grand Jury..." with a bit more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 22, 2018 08:17

$34.99
165971

(8) American CIVIL WAR RECONSTRUCTION Philadelphia Inquirer 1865 Old Newspapers


eBay Auction Item # 392103120758

Shown are 8 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, a lot of 8 issues from August & September, 1865, just after the conclusion of the Civil War. A wealth of war-related content & front page column heads. All issues complete in 8 pages, some foxing & mild wear at folds, never bound nor trimmed, generally good condition.

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Ends August 22, 2018 08:13

$44.99
165187

CHARLES DARWINISM Evolution of Life Theory 1877 New York City Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084225922

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 12, 1877 * Charles Darwin * Evolution Page 4 has: "The Evolution of Life" which espouses the work of Charles Darwin, noting in part: "The fact cannot be disputed that theories of evolution are winning favor in scientific circles...The most prominent of these theories is known as Darwinism..." with more (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:47

$46.00
165169

Great JESSE Frank JAMES Outlaw Kearney MO Missouri Home RAID 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084212623

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 1, 1875 * Great Jesse James report * Raid on his home (birthplace) * Kearney, Missouri The top of page 2 has a rather lengthy & interesting article headed: "THE JAMES BOYS" "The Attempt To Capture Them At Kearney" with subheads: "Strange Acts of the Detectives--A Bombshell Thrown Into Mrs. Samuels' House--A Child Killed And Three Persons Badly Wounded". This article takes an entire column. Believing they have members of the James gang penned-in, a team of Pinkerton agents shoot up the James family home in Kearney, Mo. The outlaws, however, were not home, and the detectives managed only to kill James' 9-year-old half-brother and to maim Zerelda James, the mothe... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:22

$67.00
165162

CONFEDERATES Falling Apart END NEARS William T. Sherman 1865 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084207743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 15, 1865 * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "The Army at Laurel Hill, N.C." "The Troops All Well & Doing Finely" "Interview Between Jeff. Davis and Joe Johnston" "Weakness of Johnston's Army" "Gen. Lee Unable to Spare any Troops for the Carolinas" "RICHMOND" "Great Panic In the City" "Preparations Making for an Evacuation" & much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 15, 2018 15:10

$32.00
165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
165049

Rare COLUMBUS OHIO Post Civil War Henry Wirz & Jefferson Davis 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080125275

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1865 * Henry Wirz trial * Jefferson Davis From shortly after the end of the Civil War but still with war-related reports including: "Returned Soldiers" "The Real Abolition Platform of Ohio" "Mustering Out Negro Troops" "The Wirz Trial" "Trouble Brewing in the Abolition Camp" "Jefferson Davis" "An Interview With the President" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:45

$28.00
164965

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358993902

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 5, 1873 * Captain Jack execution * Lava Beds War * Modoc Indians The top of the front page has an article headed: "The Modocs Executed" "The Scene At Fort Klamath On Friday Morning" with the report taking close to 1 1/2 columns. This is the report of the hanging of Captain Jack, leader of the Modoc Indians, and others for their involvement in the Modoc War. Various subheads (see photos). The hyperlink has much on the war. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 04, 2018 14:07

$50.00
164945

1865 JEFFERSON DAVIS Hunted as Conspirator to Abraham Lincoln's Assassination


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358963228

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, May 4, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Pursuit of Jefferson Davis as conspirator The ftpg. features a map headed: "The Scene of the Recent Pursuit" referring to the pursuit of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Nice first column related headlines: "THE CONSPIRACY" "Important Proclamation by the President" which is signed in type: Andrew Johnson & includes in part: "It appears from evidence...that the atrocious murder of the late President Abraham Lincoln...was incited, concerted, and procured by & between Jefferson Davis...& other rebels & traitors against the government of the United States...". Other column heads: "Jeff. Davis Alleged to have Been Impli... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:33

$63.00
164944

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Second Inauguration "With Malice Toward None.." 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372358961720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's second inauguration (historic) * "With Malice Toward None, With Charity For All" * End of Civil War & assassination nears The front page has nice & detailed reporting on the inaugural of Abraham Lincoln with column heads: "WASHINGTON" "Inauguration Day in the National Capital" "Bad Weather & a Tame Affair" "Second Inaugural of Abraham Lincoln" "Speech of Vice-President Johnson" & a bit more. Included on the ftpg. is a subhead: "The Inauguration--Mr. Lincoln's Address" which begins: "Mr. Lincoln was enthusiastically greeted by the immense crowd assembled. Silence, however, followed at once when the President stepped forward & read his i... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2018 13:31

$545.00
164907

BLOODY BENDERS Cherry Vale KS Kansas Murderers & Modoc War 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076536414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 2, 1873 * Modoc War - Boston Charley * Bloody Benders - murderers * Cherry Vale, Kansas The top of the ftpg. has nice column heads on the Modoc Indian War in California with: "THE MODOC WAR" "An Exciting Chase" "Surrender of 15 More of the Band" "Boston Charley--Dr. Thomas's Murder..." "Escape of the Redoubtable Captain" "Supposed Capture of Two of the Bender Murderers". The latter heading relates to the "Bloody Benders". Four pages, very large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 02, 2018 10:27

$38.00
164872

WINSLOW HOMER Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow PRINT 1874 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076089867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 19, 1874 (with Supplement) * Famous Winslow Homer Illustration - print * "Flirting on the Sea-Shore and the Meadow" Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Flirting on the Sea-Shore, and on the Meadow" which is in nice condition. Also included in this issue is a nice full front page by Frank Church: "A Village Public School--The Young Orator", a full page with 2 prints: "A Chief Forbidding the Passage of a Train Through His Country" and "Scalp Dance" under the major caption of: "Sketches of Indian Warfare" (see). There is also a large ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:00

$195.00
164784

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372344486772

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, April 3, 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: "FRENZIED TILTON" "A Startling and Desperate Sequel to the Great Scandal" "He Challenges Beecher to Fight a Duel" and more. Text takes up all of the front page and over three more columns inside. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 22, 2018 15:18

$34.00
164727

Inventor THOMAS ALVA EDISON Description Phonograph Demonstration 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392068784615

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 4, 1878 * Thomas Alva Edison Page 7 has an article: "Edison's Inventions" noting in part: "...last night Mr. Edison gave an exhibition of the phonograph...A carelessly dressed man of medium height, he has a long, pale face..." with more (see). Sixteen pages, tabloid size, bit of very light staining, good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2018 15:11

$36.00
164620

SAM HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Bushwhacker Bandit DEATH 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372336930832

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, March 29, 1872 * Outlaw Sam Hildebrand death * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Jesse James Gang member Page 4 has an article headed: "An Outlaw's Doom" with subheads: "Death of the Missouri Desperado Hildebrand--Escape of the Outlaw from Missouri--Raid on an Illinois Village--A Walking Arsenal--Arrest of the Murderer---Attempt Upon an Officer's Life--Hildebrand Killed at Last". The article begins: "One of the greatest villains that the rebellion developed was Hildebrand--a man whose name has for years been a terror upon the Missouri borders, & who has shed more blood & committed more crimes than any other of the many desperate characters who have invested Missouri..." wit... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2018 15:30

$47.00
164582

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064931129

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaza, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his Lips Close at her Ear" and "Remember What I Told You about Launcelot Li... See More  

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Ends July 14, 2018 15:18

$300.00
164563

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN Defeated in the South ? Civil War Nears End 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392064619925

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, March 4, 1865 * General William T. Sherman Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAROLINAS" "Wild Rebel Reports Concerning Gen. Sherman" "Reported Union Defeat & Capture of the General & Staff" "Goldsboro & Kinston to be Fortified" "THE SOUTH" "Suspicious Rumors Circulating in Richmond" "Speculation on the Attempt to Cut Off Lee's Retreat" "Heavy Reinforcements for General Grant's Army" and much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:35

$31.00
164554

COLFAX MASSACRE Riots Grant Parish Louisiana LA NEGROES Murdered 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372335071379

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, April 21, 1873 * Colfax massacre - riot * Grant Parish, Louisiana * The Modoc War - Lava Beds Page 2 has an article headed: "The Great Parish Massacre" (see) Coverage on the Colfax massacre (riot) in Louisiana. Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends July 14, 2018 07:26

$30.00
164503

Rare ALAMEDA Bay Farm Island CA California OLD WEST The Encinal 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372332253734

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALAMEDA ENCINAL, California, April 15, 1877 * Wild Old West * Rare title 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 California. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends July 11, 2018 15:27

$30.00
164257

MORMONS Mormonism Polygamy Case Made Illegal by Law 1875 Memphis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969508

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 11, 1875 * Mormons - Mormonism * Polygamy made illegal The front page has a somewhat inconspicuous, yet historically very significant, report headed: "A Polygamist Convicted". The report datelined Salt Lake, includes: "...a strong charge to the jury to-day in the George Reynolds polygamy cases, calling for enforcement of the law of Congress as regards polygamy in this Territory before further injury is done to innocent women and children. The jury this evening brought in a verdict of guilty, with a recommendation to mercy." This is the polygamy case which ended up in the Supreme Court which resulted in the ruling that polygamy, even on religious g... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:29

$120.00
164229

EARLY BASEBALL Championship Series w/ Box Scores New York Phila. 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054657650

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872 * Early baseball (game 8) * Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York * Championship series The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos). Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear, otherwise good.

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Ends June 29, 2018 07:46

$28.00
164209

MODOCS INDIANS Lava Beds War Ending Captain Jack & Bogus Charley 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054201045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, May 24, 1873 * Modoc War ending - Lava Beds * Captain Jack - Bogus Charley The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Half of Captain Jack's Band Surrender" "Bogus Charley and Hooka Jim of the Number" "Interesting Account of the Savages" "Obsequies of Gen. Canby at Indianapolis". Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 28, 2018 15:24

$46.00
164172

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial CRISIS 1873 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319089635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1873 * Panic of 1873 (early reporting) * Start of the "Long Depression" Front page has: "THE PANIC SUBSIDING" "Condition Of Affairs In The Street Yearterday". Various related reports take most of the ftpg. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:44

$37.00
164171

MODOC INDIANS WAR Captain Jack & Black Jim 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372319089333

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, June 6, 1873 * Modoc Indians War - lava beds * Captain Jack & Black Jim This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Last of the Modocs--The Triumphant Militia to be Mustered Out" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete with 8 pages, some spine wear, otherwise good.

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Ends June 28, 2018 07:43

$27.00
164102

Rare ANTI-SLAVERY 54th Massachusetts Negro Infantry Regiment ENDS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050144191

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865 * Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison * End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment * African American - colored troops This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see). This issue contains a page three report of special significance concerning the Massachusetts 54th, albeit it rather brief. The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the Civil War, being one of the first official black units in the United States mili... See More  

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:36

$175.00
164101

Rare BLOOMVILLE Seneca County OHIO Village 19th Century 1877 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313908947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BLOOMVILLE BANNER, Ohio, April 11, 1877 * Rare title Uncommon title from this small village in Seneca County. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 4 pages, a little light damp staining, nice condition.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:34

$33.00
164099

Rare OLATHE KS Johnson County KANSAS 19th Century 1876 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392050142909

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MIRROR AND NEWS LETTER, Olathe, Kansas, April 13, 1876 * Uncommon title This rare title from Johnson County has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, small hole in the middle of the back page, otherwise very nice.

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Ends June 22, 2018 15:32

$44.00
164061

Rare STAUNTON VA Independent City Virginia Post Civil War 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372313061112

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: STAUNTON SPECTATOR, Virginia, July 16, 1867 * Uncommon title * Washington County A rare title that contains news of the day with several advertisements. Four pages, some creasing, a little margin wear, generally good.

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Ends June 21, 2018 15:41

$30.00
163916

Rare SOMERSET PA Pennsylvania FIRE Disaster 18th Century 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392046174098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE SOMERSET HERALD, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1872 * Uncommon title * Fire disaster Much of the front page is taken up with reports concerning thos horrific fire which destroyed much of the town of Somerset in 1872, with column heads: "SOMERSET ! " The Great Fire of May 9, 1872" "A Detailed Description of the Disaster". Following this lengthy & very detailed report are: "Suffering Somerset!" "The Town In Ashes" "The Somerset Fire" "That Should Be Done" "To The Public" and more. More reports on the fire on page 2 as well. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 16, 2018 15:11

$38.00
163814

SNAP-THE-WHIP Winslow Homer's Famous Oil Painting PRINT 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372306395563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873 * Winslow Homer's most famous print * Great for framing * SNAP-THE-WHIP This issue has a tipped-in double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" drawn by Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most desired issue from the 60 year run of the newspaper--features several young boys playing snap-the-whip in a schoolyard. Another page has a brief article about the illustration, and a related poem. Other illustrations include, on the front page: "The New School-Mistress", a fullpg. inside: "Saved" being a life-saving scene on a beach, plu... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2018 07:24

$980.00
163767

GOINGSNAKE MASSACRE Tahlequah Oklahoma SHOOTOUT Cherokee Nat. 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372303423300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 21, 1872 * Goingsnake massacre * Cherokee Nation - Oklahoma The front page has one column headings: "A WESTERN TRAGEDY" "Fight Between United States Marshals and Border Ruffians" "Court-House at Talaquah, Indian Territory, Held by Desperadoes" "Seven of the Officers Killed and Several Mortally Wounded" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends June 10, 2018 14:37

$67.00
163568

ROBERT E. LEE Appomattox Courth House Sigining (EVE) 1865 NY Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392035598067

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 8, 1865 * General Robert E. Lee's surrender (day of) * Appomattox Court House signing (eve) The front page has a nice war map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA" showing the area of Paineville, Amelia Court House, Henderson, Jennings, & more. Some great & historic front page reporting with first column heads: "VIRGINIA!" "Our Armies Again Victorious!" "General Sheridan Fights a Battle Near Burkesville" "Prospects Of Lee's Surrender" "Rapid Marching of the Union Forces" "The Occupation of Richmond" and more. This is actually the very day that Lee would surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House, which would be reported in newspapers of the following day... See More  

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Ends June 03, 2018 14:34

$75.00
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