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174464

Rare MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728315440

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, April 18, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Modoc War - Indians The top of page 3 has many one column heads including: "The Modoc War!" "Three Indians Killed on Tuesday" "Further Particulars of the First Day's Fight" "The Red Fiends Still in the Lava Beds" "Capt. Jack's Cave Shelled" "Several Modoc Scalps Taken" "The Red Devils Surrounded & All Retreat Cut Off" and more, with the text taking over two columns. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:15

$45.00
174405

Phineas P.T. BARNUM Roman Hippodrome Advertisement & Illustration 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392362152125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INDIANAPOLIS SENTINEL, September 9, 1875 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad Page 5 has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "The Only Hippodrome in America Any Ten Shows On This Continent! "P.T. BARNUM'S Great Roman Hippodrome" with further details. The ad includes a large illustration of P. T. Barnum (see). Eight pages, a few binding slits along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends August 30, 2019 14:48

$38.00
174388

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372726192087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 30, 2019 09:31

$40.00
174296

State of GEORGIA End of Slavery Slaves 1865 NYC Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721406787

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865 * Georgia no longer a slave state * Post civil war reconstruction era The entire front page of features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" concluding on the back page. Page two reports "Restoration in Georgia - A Proclamation by Gov. Johnson - Important Speech at Macon - Slavery Utterly Extinguished". Also on page five is a nice baseball game report including the box score. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 15:33

$48.00
174261

Despotism of MORMONS Mormonism Brigham Young as Dictator 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392353991583

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 24, 1867 * Mormons - Mormonism * Brigham Young Page 3 has: "The Mormon Troubles" which takes over half a column. Near the beginning is: "Not by any means for the first time in his remarkable career, Brigham Young is in difficulties & he is meeting them with his usual boldness & sagacity...to excommunicate his antagonists, & Brigham, we must allow, excommunicates with all the promptitude & audacity of a Hildebrand..." and much more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:35

$44.00
174799

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Auction Item # 372740377848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, May, 1876 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 including "According to Beecher" "Religious Test" "Social Beauties of Shaker Communism" and much more. Eight pages plus the original green, outer wrapper, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 13:27

$27.00
174794

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral New York City PROCESSION 1865 NY Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372740222754

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 26, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession * New York City - Black mourning borders Close to half of the first column on the front page is taken up with headlines--using type larger than typically found--reporting on the funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. Some of the heads include: "OBSEQUIES OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN" "Universal Sorrow" "The Most Sublime & Solemn Funeral in History" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. The entire front page is taken up with reports of the funeral proceedings in New York City. More related reporting on inside pages, including additional one column heads, plus much on the closing events of the Civil War as well. Most of the back page is taken up with funeral reports... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:48

$67.00
174791

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Southern Citizens Desire for it 1865 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384908945

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, April 29, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination - death * Bizarre Southern desire for his death prior Certainly the most notable content is on page 4 with column heads: "The President's Remains" "A Proclamation" signed in type by President Andrew Johnson calling for a day of respect for Abraham Lincoln; "Southern views & Feeling" "Negro Suffrage" "Lee's Surrender" which has much detail and takes over a full column; "Sherman's Announcement". An intriguing item is headed: "The Assassinations Proposed" which cites a report in a Selma, Alabama newspaper: "...If the citizens of the Southern Confederacy will furnish me with the cash, or good securities for the sum of one million dollars... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:26

$49.99
174223

"WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman MURDER 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254958

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event. But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is headed: "Murder In The Black Hills" with the report reading: "James B. Hickok, alias Wild Bill, known in Kansas and the Territories as a scout of some prominence in former years, was killed in a saloon at Deadwood on the 2nd inst. by one Bill Sutherland, who, in justification of the act, alleges that Hickok killed Sutherland's brother at Fort H... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:25

$455.00
174222

CUSTER MASSACRE Chief Sitting Bull & Jesse James Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 9, 1876 * The Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Chief Sitting Bull autobiography * Jesse James-Younger Gang * Otterville, Missouri train robbery (1st report) This is a great issue on the General Custer massacre, with very nice page 3 column headlines including: "THE SIOUX WAR" "General Terry's Official Report on Custer's Gallant March to Death" "Gibbon's Rescue of Reno" "Danger Threatening from Defection of Friendly Indians" "White Outlaws Lead the Reds" "General Sheridan Thinks the Army Strong Enough to Crush Sitting Bull's Band" and more, along with the official: "General Terry's Report". A great wealth of fine content. Plus more related reports on Custer: "The Results of the Bat... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
174198

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Journey SPRINGFIELD 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720247956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Apr. 22, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train headed for Springfield The front page has one column heads which include: "THE FUNERAL PAGEANT" "The Remains at Baltimore" "A Popular Ovation" "The City In Tears" "Lying In State" "A Farewell Look" "Progress of The Cortege" "The Journey to Harrisburg" "Scenes On The Route" and some good reporting on the closing events of the Civil War as well with: "MOBILE" "Operations Against the Forts" "The Rebels Retreat Up the Alabama" "The Fall of Fort Blakeley" "Heavy Captures" and more. Eight pages, nice condition. All columns on all pages are black-bordered in memory of Lincoln.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:04

$57.00
174192

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720246873

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 5, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral Nice first column heads concerning Abraham Lincoln's funeral: "THE LAST RITES" "President Lincoln's Remains Committed to their Final Resting Place" "The Funeral At Springfield" "Last Scene of all in the Eventful History" "From the Capitol To the Cemetery" "The People of the Great West Flocking Around the Funeral Bier" "and more. Also on the ftpg: "Abraham Lincoln - Remarks of Ralph Waldo Emerson at the Funeral Services of the President in Concord, April 19, 1865". The back page has some nice column heads too (see). Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:02

$56.00
174786

JOHN D. LEE Mountain Meadows Massacre EXECUTION Mormons Mormonism 1877 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384895882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 24, 1877 * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre Over a full column on page 2 is headed: "The Execution At Mountain Meadow" with fine coverage of the execution of John D. Lee--perpetrator of the infamous Mountain Meadows Massacre. Much reporting on Lee's comments before his execution including: "...My conscience is clear before God and man, and I am ready to meet my Redeemer...I have no fear of death...I am a true believer in the gospel of Jesus Christ I do not believe in everything that is now practiced and taught by Brigham Young..." with more. Then: "...Immediately after a handkerchief was placed over Lee's eyes. He raised his hands & placed them on the top of his head.... See More  

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:56

$99.99
174785

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormoism Leader DEATH & Sitting Bull 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392384894971

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 30, 1877 * Brigham Young death (1st report) * Mormons - Mormonism * Chief Sitting Bull The front page has a report headed: "The Death Of Brigham Young" which begins: "Brigham Young was attacked with cholera morbus on Thursday night...continued swelling until respiration was stopped. He was conscious, but only briefly answered questions during the lat forty-eight hours..." and more. Beneath it is a small item: "Sitting Bull" noting: "...estimates Sitting Bull's strength at 1000 Sioux..." with more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 23, 2019 07:54

$59.99
174728

ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Division Very 1st Meeeting FOUNDING 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392382812000

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1866 * Very first meeting of the ASPCA (founding) * Humane Law Enforcement Division The back page has an article taking 8 column inches headed: "American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" which begins: "The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, held their first regular meeting since incorporation, last evening, at their rooms corner of Broadway and Twelfth Street, Henry Bergh, Esq., President of the Society, in the Chair..." with much more (see). It was just the month prior that the A.S.P.C.A. was created by Henry Bergh. This would almost assuredly be the first printing of the first meeting of this organization as the meeting was in New York City. A... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2019 13:39

$89.99
174679

Rare DRESS PATTERNS Insert 1870 Women's FASHION Prints Harpers Bazar Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372737898635

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, Jan. 29, 1870 * Victorian fashions * Dress pattern "Supplement" included! This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867. The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering everything from the avant-garde to running a country home. There is a wealth of fashion-themed prints with this issue, with text as well (see). Of particular rarity is the large foldout dress pattern included with this issue. Since it was simply loose and not bound in, these patterns are a... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2019 07:58

$34.99
174677

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1876 Year of American Centennial Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392379730278

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 1, 1876 * "The Year Of The Great American Centennial" 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 "Prompt Punishment in the South Seas" "Another Arctic Disaster!" "Chinese Problem" and more. The masthead is quite ornate and includes two engravings (see). Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, minor loss at the top margin, archival repair at the blank spine, good condition.

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Ends August 19, 2019 09:51

$34.99
174671

Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372737156442

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 * Jesse James Gang murder * Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast and inscribed: 'This shall be the fate of all of Pinkerton's detectives who come to hunt the James brothers.' Signed by 'Jesse James', 'Frank James'...". Great to find a front page report with specifics of this strong warning by the James brothers. Just above this article is: "Vasquez And His Gang" being the famed California outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, ... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2019 08:19

$49.99
174669

Tribal Chief COCHISE Chiricahua Apaches Indians DEATH 1st Report 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 392379630146

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 * Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report) * Chiricahua Apaches - Indians Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doctor administer to his wants..." with much more on him & his life. Twelve pages, great condition.

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Ends August 19, 2019 08:10

$49.99
173934

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral Train Civil War Ending 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372702253247

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 24, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Funeral train arrives in New York * Closing events of the Civil War All 8 pages have black mourning rules for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The first column of the ftpg. has heads on the closing events of the Civil War: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "Negotiations Pending Between Gens. Sherman and Johnston" "A Basis of Peace Proposed" "Gen. Grant Goes to Assume Command in Front of Johnston" "Sherman's Report os His March Through the Carolinas" and much more on this. Pages 4 & 5 have reports on the Lincoln funeral with: "THE OBSEQUIES" "Preparations for the Reception of the Remains of the President" "The Body to Reach the City this Morning" "How the Metropol... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 15:07

$118.00
173907

1874 Baseball Game in London Boston Red Stockings Philadelphia Athletics Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392326239318

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old illustrated newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 5, 1874 * The Boston Red Stockings vs. The Philadelphia Athletics * Game played in London, England - historic * Game-day original print in an 1874 Illustrated Newspaper An inside page has a full-page illustration of the historic baseball game played in London: the Boston Red Stockings vs. the Philadelphia Athletics. Great to have this collectible print in an original newspaper from 1874. Also included are prints as follows: Full ftpg. Nast 'Precious Jewel of Thy Home Return'; Fullpg: 'Sketches At Long Branch'; Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Game Of Polo' is dramatic; Fullpg: 'Bullfight At Madrid'; and more. The issue is complete in sixteen pages, the centerfold h... See More  

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Ends August 02, 2019 08:55

$92.00
173801

Best THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696403555

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO EVENING JOURNAL, Illinois, Oct. 11, 1871 * Great Chicago fire * Best title to be had (rare) What could be better than a Chicago newspaper reporting on the Great Chicago Fire of 1871? A terrific issue, single sheet almost certainly due to the lack of newsprint from the fire, published just 3 days after the fire which almost obliterated Chicago. The top of the front page has; "OUR CALAMITY! " "Additional Facts & Incidents--The General Situation" "Contributions for Relief from All Over the Country" "Statements of Losses" "The Dead and Missing". Also: "PROCLAMATION" "The Mayor Gives the Superintendence of the City into the Hands of Lt. General Sheridan" "The Need of the Hour" "Sympathy & Help" and more. Not surprisi... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:27

$370.00
173791

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Murder & Gen. Richard Taylor Surrenders CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372696401831

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination mourning borders * Confederate General Richard Taylor surrenders All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the death of President Abraham Lincoln. The front page has: "Surrender of Dick Taylor" "It Occurs on the 4th Inst." "The Terms the Same as Those Accorded Lee" "Richmond" "Our Returning Heroes..." and more. Page 5 has: "The Assassination" "The Trial of the Conspirators--No Reporters Admitted" "Davis In Georgia" & more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 25, 2019 14:22

$48.00
173768

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Houston TX Texas w/ Civil War ENDING Close 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392319419717

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HOUSTON TRI-WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, April 10, 1865 * Very rare issue from the Southwest Confederacy Newspapers from Texas are very uncommon, particularly from before or during the Civil War period. Here is an issue from two days after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, containing three dispatches about the Union assault on Fort Steadman, each signed in type: U.S. Grant. Pg. 3 has Andrew Johnson's inaugural speech given before the Senate. The back page has "General Order, No. 15" which discusses the "...vicious habit of buying, selling and transferring furloughs...", signed in type: J. B. Magruder. Also a list of the battles in which the 1st, 4th and 5th Texas Regiments participated. Other minor wa... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2019 15:37

$565.00
173689

CONFEDERATES & Robert E. Lee's Surrender Closes In 1865 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392317721340

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1865 * Closing days of the Civil War * General Robert E. Lee surrounded * Battle of Amelia Springs - Burkeville The front page has: "VIRGINIA ! " "Latest From The Union Army" "The Occupation of Burkesville" "Lee's Retreat to Lynchburg and Danville Cut Off" "Sheridan At Jettersville" "He Feels Confident of Capturing the Rebel Army" "No Escape For Lee" "The Opinion of a Rebel Colonel" "He Fears The Army is Ruined" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2019 07:30

$65.00
173682

MARIAS MASSACRE Wyoming Piegan Blackfeet Indians EUGENE BAKER 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372693360218

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1870 * Marias Massacre * Piegan Blackfeet Indians * Colonel Eugene Baker The front page has an article headed: "Massacre Of Indians" "Colonel Baker's Attack on an Indian Village--Men, Women and Children Slaughtered--Ninety Women and Girls Killed" See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few printing flaws, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2019 15:17

$45.00
173520

Rare STOCK MARKET San Francisco California 1877 Old West Financial Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY STOCK REPORT, San Francisco, California, Feb. 26, 1877 * Rare title This title is mostly taken up with advertisements, and what few newsy report that are present are mostly about mining. The ftpg. has: "Letters From The Mines" with 15 different mines noted. The bkpg. has a full column headed: "The Comstock" with reports from 20 different mines. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:21

$33.00
173448

(4) WINDSOR VERMONT VT American Civil War Era 1864 Original Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372687951353

Offered 4 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor A lot of four issues each with minor Civil War content from late in the war, dated Nov. 19, 1864; Jan. 28, March 4 & April 1, 1865. Each issue cleanly cut at the spine, 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:55

$32.00
173397

DICK TAYLOR SURRENDERS & Jefferson Davis Flight 1865 Civil War Ending Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392310254970

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1865 * Dick Taylor surrenders * Jefferson Davis on the run * Union soldiers coming home Among the front page column heads on the events immediately following the Civil War are: "HOMEWARD BOUND" "The Army of the Potomac in Richmond" "40,000 Heroes March Through that City" "FLIGHT OF JEFF. DAVIS" "He Was at Washington, Georgia, on the 4th" "Stoneman's Rough Riders Close Upon His Heels" "Jeff's Council of War Broken Up in a Hurry" "The Unhappy Rebel Heading for the Mississippi" "ANOTHER SURRENDER" "Dick Taylor Abandons the Rebel Cause" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wrinkling near margins, nice condition.

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Ends July 07, 2019 07:08

$38.00
173386

CIVIL RIGHTS BILL Becomes LAW Slavery Ends 1866 Post Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392309964726

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 11, 1866 * Civil Rights Bill becomes law * Post Civil War - slavery Under "XXXIXth Congress: is a tiny heading: "The Civil Rights Bill" with brief text. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 06, 2019 15:26

$42.00
173316

Rare FOND DU LAC Lake Winnebago WISCONSIN 1870 Old Newspaper w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683184348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FOND DU LAC DAILY, Wisconsin, Sept. 15, 1870 * Scarce title from the early Midwest A rare volume 1 title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Was an early settlement for Native Americans next to Lake Winnebago. 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. Four page issue but the second leaf is damaged, missing almost half (see), the front leaf is in nice condition. Sold as is.

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:52

$27.00
173312

AMERICA'S 1st TRAIN ROBBERY New York, Haven & Hartford Railroad 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683183778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1866 * 1st train robbery in America * New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad The top of the front page has nice headlines on: "The Railroad Robbery" with also: "Over Half a Million Dollars Stolen from the Adams Express Company" "Escape of the Thieves" "Interesting Particulars of the Crime". What is notable is that most internet sources note that the Reno brothers train robbery of October, 1866 was the very first train robbery in the United States, however "encyclopedia.com" gives the following details about this early robbery: "Train Robberies were more frequent in the United States than anywhere else in the world in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Vast stretches of sp... See More  

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:49

$67.00
173242

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304427616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York." as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:56

$53.00
173235

Historic THE PHONOGRAPH Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423398

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas Edison..." and more (see photos... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:51

$245.00
173234

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392304423222

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 June 27, 2019 14:50

$23.00
173232

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372679416760

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1877 * Battle of the Big Hole - Montana * Nez Perce Indians - Native American * Chief Joseph - Looking Glass The front page has an article headed: "THE RECENT INDIAN FIGHT" and more. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete in 8 pages, toning and minor wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends June 27, 2019 14:50

$34.00
173193

Rare UTAH TERRITORY Pre State 1873 Newspaper Old West OGDEN UT w/ Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, March 25, 1873 * Rare Old west title * Utah territory The masthead includes prints of two trains coming together, signifying the celebration at nearby Promontory Point of the joining of the East and West Coast by railroad. This issue is from 23 years before Utah statehood. Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage in Utah" "The Governorship of Utah" "Claggett Appointed Governor, but He Considers"". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
173152

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372676681892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has one column headings: "Mrs. Abraham Lincoln" "Trial Of The Question Of Her Sanity In Chicago--A Verdict That She Is Insane Rendered" See image for text here. Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition. Should be handled with care.

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Ends June 23, 2019 07:28

$78.00
173120

JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON Joe Confederate Civil War General SURRENDER 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301263721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 29, 1865 * Joseph E. Johnston surrenders * One of the last Confederate holdouts * Civil War closing events First column heads announce: "NORTH CAROLINA" "Surrender Of Gen. Johnston" "The Same Terms Accorded as Were Granted to Lee" "All the Rebel Forces from Raleigh to the Chattahoochie Included: " This was the second largest surrender of Confederate soldiers in the Civil War. Most of the ftpg. relates to this event and other closing events of the Civil War. Many column subheads are included. Inside has: "The D\ay of Humiliation - Proclamation By the President" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "The Funeral Progress Westward" "THE ASSASSINATION" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:19

$78.00
173119

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Conspirators Trial CIVIL WAR Ending 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675552522

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * Conspirators - assassins on trial * Civil War closing events All columns on all pages are black-bordered in memory of the recently assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. The ftpg. includes: "THE ASSASSINATION" "The Reporters Not Allowed at the Trial" "The Counsel Engaged" "Portions of the Evidence to be Published" "The Prisoners Closely Guarded" "Appearance of the Prison". One of the subheads is: "Mrs. Surratt Contrite" (see). Also much on the closing events of the Civil War including: "From Gen. Sherman's Army--Grand Triumphal March through Petersburg, Va..." "From North Carolina" "Nine Thousand Stand of Arms Received from Johnston...". Inside ... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:19

$58.00
173116

WINSLOW HOMER "Sea-Side Sketches--A Clam-Bake" PRINT & more 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372675551803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY August 23, 1873 * Winslow Homer's "Clam Bake" illustration Certainly the prime content is the very nice full pg. Winslow Homer print "Sea Side Sketches - A Clam Bake." which is in great condition. Also a full pg: "Sea Side Sketches - A Chowder Party at Fire Island."; fullpg. illus. of: "The Virgin Mary's Letter Box - Romish Superstitions"; full pg. illus. of: "Burning the Prayers - Chinese Superstitions" and more. Another key item is the large, four page "Supplement" foldout which has a lengthy print of: "Long Branch From the Sea" with much text as well. This "Supplement" is blank on the reverse and is in uncommonly nice condition as most are torn & damaged in some way due to the huge size when unfolde... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:17

$255.00
173095

CATHERINE O'LEARY Chicago Fire COW Kicked Latern Investigation1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392301254654

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 29, 1871 * Catherine O'Leary's cow legend * Chicago fire started from her barn Page 3 has a very interesting article headed: "Mrs. O'Leary's Cow" "Attempt to Get at the Truth as to the Origin of the Chicago Fire--Statement of Neighbors". Keep in mind that this was just 7 weeks after the fire, and it is rare to find contemporary accounts giving some credence to the report that Mrs. O'Leary's cow started the fire by kicking over a lantern. This report is an investigation by the Chicago Board of Police & Fire Commissioners, with several interviews including Patrick O'Leary, noting in part: "...Patrick O'Leary, husband of Catherine O'Leary, whose wife owned the kicking cow, said he was in bed & didn't k... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2019 15:02

$75.00
173063

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674089603

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic * Ocean Steamer * North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this tragic marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. The top of the first column is headed: "A FEARFUL CALAMITY" "Total Wreck of the White Star Steamship Atlantic" "Over 700 Lives Lost" with various subheads. ... See More  

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:27

$54.00
173059

BUFFALO BILL & Texas Jack Frontier Scouts PRINTS Illustrations 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901736

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, April 8, 1873 * Buffalo Bill & Texas Jack illustrations - prints * Famous frontier scouts appearing on stage This is the very famous folio size newspaper known for its huge & great graphics. An inside page shows various: "Glimpses of the Spring Fashions." But the prime appeal of this issue would be on the back page, which contains three notable prints headed: "The Scouts of the Prairie at Niblo's Garden" showing "Ned Buntline, Texas Jack, and Buffalo Bill." (see). Very rare to find period prints of both Texas Jack and Buffalo Bill. Complete in 8 pgs., never bound nor trimmed, minor foxing, generally nice.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$135.00
173058

Rare 1873 MARYSVILLE California Old West Newspaper w/ Modoc War & Bloody Benders


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372674088428

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, May 31, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Bloody Benders The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on the Modoc Indian War with the heading; "The Lava Beds" and subheads: "Their History, Location and Character--How They Look from the Signal Station--Among the Caves--View of Captain Jack's Lair". Page 2 has a descriptive article headed: "Bender Biography" "The Lives & Personal Appearance of the Old Man, the Old Woman, John and the She Devil". This was the "Bloody Bender" family of serial killers from the 1870's. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:25

$43.00
173057

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Peshtigo Wisconsin Forest Disasters 1871 Cincinnati Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392299901406

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CINCINNATI DAILY GAZETTE, Ohio, Oct. 13, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire * Peshtigo forest fire - Wisconsin The front page has much on the Great Chicago Fire with column has at the top of the front page including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "What Is Being done in the burned City" "List of Contributions from Other Places" "More Particulars About the Insurance" "Population of the Wards that Were Burned" as well as: "THE GREAT FIRE" "Thrilling & Complete Account of the Terrible Conflagration" "Full Description of the Origin, Progress, & Devastation of the Flames". Some related reports inside. Four pages, large folio size, some wear & minor loss at the blank spine, minor margin & fold wear.

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Ends June 19, 2019 15:24

$49.00
172983

1869 Transcontinental Railroad Completed Great Double-page Harper's Weekly Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671511689

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 29, 1869 * Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad * Great double-page print with article The key print in this issue is a fine double page centerfold on "Completion Of The Pacific Railroad - The Great Link Connecting Europe With Asia Across the American Continent", which is a great scene of the Transcontinental Railroad with vignettes around the edge. Another nice half page view is the "Interior of a Palace Hotel Car Used On the Pacific Railroad" Historic issue! Also present is the full front page illustration: "The Lullaby," showing a mother and father rocking their child to sleep, The inside has "Demolition of the New York City Hospital Grounds," "The Corcoran Art Depository, Washin... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:12

$85.00
172959

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392297365744

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, May 20, 1865 * Jefferson Davis captured in Woman's clothes Page 4 has a column head: "Capture Of Jeff Davis" which begins: "The following details of the capture of Jefferson Davis, while attempting to escape in his wife's clothes, have just been received from Major General Wilson..." and what follows are the details in 3 reports, taking most of the column. This article is followed by: "North Carolina Slaves". Four pages, some older tape mends inside, re-glued at the spine, otherwise good.

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:52

$43.00
172958

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873675

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The top of the ftpg. has column heads on a very notable event in the opening of the West: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Celebrations in San Francisco and Sacramento--A Grand Jubilee--The Last Spike Driven in the Central Line--Reception of this News in Sacramento" with much on the celebration. One item has: "...The dispatch from the junction of the road announcing the driving of the last spike of the Central Pacific Road, at 1 o'clock a.m. sent a thrill through the city...". Also on the ftpg: "The Indians" "The Captures of General Custer--Preparations for Further Hostilities" with much detail. Eight pages, minor foxi... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:51

$54.00
172909

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination (Day of) LEE'S Surrender Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296625407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1865 * Day Abraham Lincoln was shot * Robert E. Lee's surrender * End of the Civil War No one could have imagined the day this newspaper was read what would headline the next day's edition. This was the day Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theater, but the ftpg. news on this day was about the closing moments of the Civil War, with ftpg. heads including: "Army of the Potomac" "Events Prior to Lee's Surrender" "Attack by Sheridan on the 9th" "How Our Army Received the News" and more. The back page has fine column also including; "New Policy of the Administration" "Drafting & Recruiting in the Loyal States to Cease" "Highly Important From Richmond" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 08:22

$68.00
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