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155901

HOLYOKE Massachusetts Precious Blood Church FIRE Disaster 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850922959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York City, May 29, 1875 * Precious Blood Church fire disaster * Holyoke, Massachusetts The top of the front page has one column headings: "HOLYOKE CATASTROPHE" "Thrilling Scenes During The Fire--List Of The Dead" (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns, all on the front page. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:22

$34.00
155896

(6) 1865-68 New York City Newspapers Post Civil War BASEBALL GAMES w/ Box Scores


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850915222

Shown are 6 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: N.Y. TRIBUNE, TIMES, and HERALD, a lot of six issues of these three famous titles (2 of each) dating from 1865 & 1868 each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues complete in 8 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 27, 2017 07:08

$37.00
155895

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850485630

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, September 7, 1875 * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The back page has a nice & somewhat large illustrated advertisement for: "Barnum - 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 nice.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:54

$32.00
155870

PITHOLE PA Pennsylvania Ghost Town OIL & More 1865 Reconstruction Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372026480290

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 * Pithole, Pennsylvania & more The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The Irish Republic Recognized" "Texas" "The Freedmen And The Bureau" and a baseball game report (see). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:13

$35.00
155799

Best 19th Century BASEBALL PRINTS w/ Leading Players & Game 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848453096

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 4, 1865 * Great baseball prints - illustrations The centerfold of this newspaper has what is arguably one of the very finest 19th century baseball prints to appear in a newspaper. Perfect for display. There are multiple prints with a central image with a panoramic view of a baseball game with a huge crowd. Surrounding this print are full-figures portraits of 20 notables in the baseball world at that time. The centerfold is captioned: "Great Base Ball Match Between the Atlantic and Eckford Clubs of Brooklyn, at the Union Base Ball Grounds, Brooklyn, Oct. 13, With Portraits of The Leading Players of the Principal Clubs of New York, Brook... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:37

$725.00
155696

RECONSTRUCTION EFFORTS in the South w/ Robert E. Lee Election 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391845076687

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 15, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FROM RICHMOND!" "Restoration of Civil Rule Not Advisable Just Now" "Secession Agitations to be Forever Silenced" "The Result of the Rebellion" "Life to the Nation, Death to Slavery" "R. E. Lee's Election to the Presidency of Washington College" "Granting of Special Pardons" "Trial of the Rebel Hyena, Wertz" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally nice.

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Ends August 20, 2017 07:32

$27.00
155686

1st HEBREW FREE SCHOOL Judaica Jewish Post Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391844491947

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 * 1st Hebrew free school in NYC * Post Civil War reconstruction The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Overthrow of Southern Dogmas and the Institution of Slavery as Effective & Final" "The Work of Reorganization Goes Bravely On" and more. Page 5 has a nice report: "How Vicksburg Wsa Taken". Also of interest is a back page item: "Dedication of a Hebrew Free School" which begins: "The first Hebrew free school ever established in this city was d... See More  

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:28

$79.00
155679

MARY TODD LINCOLN President Abraham Widow Declared INSANE 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372019040874

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 and a little wear at the margins, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 19, 2017 15:15

$62.00
155555

PESHTIGO FIRE Wisconsin Forest Disaster PRINT & Victoria Woodhull 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606007

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 * Peshtigo fire disaster * Wisconsin forest * Victoria Woodhull The significant print is the very dramatic double page centerfold captioned: "Forest Fires In The West--The Burning of Peshtigo", Wisconsin. This fire, which occurred on the same day as the more famous Chicago Fire & consequently received much less press attention, was actually much more of a disaster, as Peshtigo suffered over 1500 deaths compare to 300 in the Chicago Fire. It is an interesting curiosity of history that the Peshtigo Fire has been largely forgotten despite causing the loss of 5 times the loss in Chicago. Great full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Bos... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:50

$79.00
155552

Historic TELEPHONE INVENTION Alexander Graham Bell's Discovery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015987222

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Oct. 26, 1876 * Alexander Graham Bell * Invention of the telephone "Summary Of News" on an inside page contains a report stating: "The first conversation known to have been conducted by word of mouth over a telegraph wire took place between Prof. A. Graham Bell, at Boston, and Thomas A. Watson at Cambridgeport, a distance of two miles....the notes taken of the conversation at the different points, proves the successful operation of Prof. Bell's invention." Otherwise this is primarily a newspaper by & about the Oneida Community. Small folio-size, 8 pages small binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:47

$48.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 10, 1877 * Alexander Graham Bell The full ftpg. is a political cartoon: "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside has: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, U.S. Senator-Elect from Illinois"; "South Carolina -- The Celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th in Charleston -- Scenes and Incidents of the Parade"; "New York City -- Early Morning at a Police Station -- Turning Out the Vagrant Night Lodgers"; "New York -- Sleighing on the New 'Ocean Parkway' from Prospect Park, Brooklyn, to the Atlantic - a Trot on the Coney Island Beach"; "Hon. Stewart... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
155396

Rare DENVER Colorado Territory Pre-Statehood Rocky Mountains 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010690280

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, Denver, Colorado, March 19, 1871 * Rare old West title This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876. The front page is entirely taken up with ads, two of which are illustrated, save for one column of various news items. In fact most of the news reports are on the back page as pages 2 & 3 are mostly taken up with ads, many of which are illustrated (see). Complete as a four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, and in very nice condition.

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:55

$119.00
155352

Rare CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina Final Weeks CIVIL WAR 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372009662230

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, March 7, 1865 * Rare Confederate title * Civil War nears the end Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter weeks of the Civil War. The front page includes: "The Local's Column" and an interesting item: "Thrilling Affair in Robeson County--A Lady uses a Repeater with Fearful Effect". Also: "The London Times On the War", and an item beginning: "The recent gleams of success do not however, console the Southerners for the loss of Savannah..." with more (see). The back page has ... See More  

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Ends August 10, 2017 07:13

$190.00
155211

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998295243

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page and most of page 5 are taken up with: "The Impeachment Trial" of Andrew Johnson, with a tremendous amount of detail with various subheads throughout. Eight pages, a bit of light foxing, very nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:43

$31.00
155210

Rare VIRGINIA CITY NV Storey County Comstock Lode Silver Mining 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829059235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Virginia City, Nevada, Aug. 27, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Comstock Lode fame * Gold & silver mining A very famous Western town which sprang up as a boomtown with the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the United States. The city's population peaked in the mid-1870's with about 25,000 residents. the current census shows about 850 residents. Virginia City was also once home to Mark Twain who worked at the "Enterprise" newspaper for a brief period. Much local news including many items of a mining nature. A great wealth of ads as well, many illustrated. Four pages, some minor tears ar margins, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:41

$37.00
155209

ABRAHAM LINCOLN INAUGURATION 1st Rpt. Civil War Final Weeks 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829057614

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, March 13, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * Closing weeks of the Civil War A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day under the heading "News Items", which begins: "The inauguration of President Lincoln for a second term of office took place on the portico of the Capitol last Saturday, before an immense assemblage of people. The morning had been dark and rainy...just as the President appeared on the portico to take the oath of office, the sun burst forth & lighted up the scene with a flood of splendor..." with ... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:40

$53.00
155199

Rare MOUNT WASHINGTON SUMMIT Agiocochook New Hampshire Mountain 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371998281544

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BURT'S AMONG THE CLOUDS, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, August 13, 1877 Noted in the masthead: "Printed Daily on the Summit of Mount Washington", although printed only in the tourist season. This was likely the highest-elevation (6,288 ft.) newspaper east of the Mississippi. As noted by the news reports & advertisements, this was a tourist-themed newspaper. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 10 by 13 inches, nice condition. Many years ago we had many of this title, but currently this is the only issue we have.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:23

$57.00
155170

ICE BOATING on Hudson River & More Scientific Americna PRINTS 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391828331429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872 Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 29, 2017 10:47

$29.00
155141

(30) 19TH CENTURY Post Civil War Philadelphia PA Pennsylvania 1868-69 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371996083606

Shown is an original & historic lot of old newspapers (30 in all), offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PRESS, Philadelphia, 1868-1869 * Reconstruction era newspapers at an incredibly low price A lot of thirty issues of this nice daily newspaper from Philly filled with various news of the day. Each complete in 8 pages, generally very nice condition but a few might be a bit 2nd rate with some stains and/or tears, or partially loose at the spine. A nice lot with a wealth of content from shortly after the Civil War.

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Ends July 28, 2017 12:26

$68.00
155103

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371991016722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, October 15, 1871 * Great Chicago fire Over half of the front page is taken up with much detail on the great Chicago fire, with heads at the top of the first column including: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "Present Aspects of the Devastated City" "The Work of Reconstruction Already Commenced" "Scenes & Incidents Among the ruins" "Searching for the Bodies of the Dead" "One Thousand Persons Believed to Have Perished" and a bit more (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2017 15:09

$58.00
155050

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
155023

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822872411

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 10, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "Affairs in the Coal Regions" Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2017 15:01

$27.00
154989

ABRAHAM LINCOLN & Political Assassination & Trial of Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822148066

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 31, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Thoughts on political assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins The front page has an interesting item: "President Lincoln's Opinion About Assassination" which includes: "...do you think the Richmond people would like to have Hannibal Hamlin here any better than myself...If there were such a plot, & they wanted to get at me, no vigilance could keep them out..." and more (see). Page 4 has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Evidence Against Davis & Breckinridge" "Their; Remarks on the Assassination" & many subheads, taking close to 2 columns. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:23

$38.00
154983

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391822143467

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:14

$35.00
154954

Very RARE Yankee Occupation Volume 1 RICHMOND VA Post Confederate 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391821168103

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE RICHMOND TIMES, June 1, 1865 * Very rare Yankee occupation issue * Post capital of the Confederacy A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 36 issue. The April 20 issue of the "Richmond Whig" has an announcement of the creation of the paper, headed: "A New Morning Paper - The Richmond Times" and includes: "...The paper will be under the exclusive editorial charge & control of Mr. H. Rives Pollard, late of the Richmond Examiner, and the first number will appear on Friday...will be devoted to the honor and interest of Virginia...For the present at least--until Virginia shal... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 15:31

$188.00
154928

Rare ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION Post Capital of Confederacy 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391820953098

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, April 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Prior Confederate capital Once the capital of the Confederacy fell to the North in early April the Yankees also took over the press and continued printing newspapers. This is an early issue (#12) of this "union occupation" newspaper with page 4 coverage of Lincoln's assassination. As noted in the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History website, the Whig was the first newspaper in the South to print the news of the assassination. Although this is not the first report, the front page first column heads read as though it could have been: "THE GREAT TRAGEDY!" "Additional Particulars Of The Murder" "The President'... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:26

$680.00
154923

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Mormonism Saint Death FUNERAL Burial 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986965524

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1877 * Brigham Young death funeral - burial * Mormons - Mormonism - SLC Utah . The front page has a one column heading: "Brigham Young's Funeral" (see) Complete in 4 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:17

$38.00
154915

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986957027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another full page shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a half page as well. The double page centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Tammany Tiger Loose" which is tipped-in (desired). Another political cartoon by Nast as well, in addition to a full page showing: "The Yacht Race for the Queen's Cup" which has 9 prints. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:06

$155.00
154764

1865 President ABRAHAM LINCOLN Proclamation Army & Navy CIVIL WAR Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979961583

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, March 25, 1865 * President Abraham Lincoln * Nearing the end of Civil War As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In The Carolinas" and some on: "The Campaign In Virginia". Among the various articles within are: "The Fighting Of Troops" "The Regular Army", "Naval Armaments in America", "The Mustering of the Forces" & more. Near the back are various letters including a: "Proclamation by the President" signed in type: Abraham Lincoln and "Retaliation by General Sherman" signed by him: W. T. Sherman. In the "S... See More  

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:36

$37.00
154762

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813886528

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 29, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the ftpg. column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" "A Fresh Accumulation of Horrors!" "Further Convincing Evidence Against the Prisoner" "More of Werze's Diabolical Cruelty" "He Murders Sick Soldiers as a Pastime" "He Adds Theft To His Greater Crimes" "Further Details of the Rebel Slaughter Pen" and more. Also: "The Great Base Ball Match" "A Signal Victory for the Philadelphians" "Handsome Treatment of the Visiting Club". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, foxing to an upper quadrant & the two folds, otherwise good.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:34

$33.00
154761

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Trial of the CONSPIRATORS Assassins 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391813885563

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 18, 1865 * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators - assassins Page 2 has: "Trial of the Assassins" taking half a column, plus a related editorial on this as well. Another column has: "Trial of the Conspirators" "Full Details of the Testimony!" "The Testimony Which was Kept Secret" with other subheads, taking 1 1/2 columns. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:32

$30.00
154748

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979945720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 27, 1871 * Scranton, Pennsylvania * Coal mine region riots A half page illustration inside: "The Coal Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--Laborers' Meeting Near The Dodge Shaft, At Hyde Park, Dispersed By The Welsh Miners and Their Wives, May 9th." Related report on another page: "The Coal Troubles." A full front page: "New York City--Parade and Review Of The Metropolitan Police--Inspection By The Mayor." Other articles and advertisements are within. Complete in 16 pages, small pinholes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:12

$41.00
154745

THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 New York Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979943779

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 16, 1871 * Great Chicago fire The front page first column has nice heads on the Great Chicago Fire, including: "THE CITY OF CHICAGO" "A Quiet & Peaceful Sabbath Yesterday" "How the Citizens Observed the Day" "Rapid Growth of the Temporary Dwellings & Stores" "Interesting Resume of the Effects of the Great Fire" "Scenes &I Incidents Among the Ruins" (see). The text takes over half of the front page. Eight pages, a printing crease in the first column causes no loss of readability, otherwise in great condition.

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:09

$54.00
154725

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810756817

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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...... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 13:51

$37.00
154680

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Woman Voting Trial 1873 Evansville Indiana Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976812385

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, June 20, 1873 * Susan B. Anthony * Illegal voting trial The front page has a significant report on the woman's rights issue, with: "Susan's Sentence", which includes: "...Judge Selden made a motion in the case of Miss Anthony for a new trial on the ground of a misdirection of the Judge in ordering a verdict of guilty without submitting the case to the jury...Miss Anthony answered & said she had a great deal to say, & declared that in her trial every principle of justice had been violated..." with more (see images). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:10

$73.00
154672

MOLLY MAGUIRES Mahanoy City PA & More COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371976787547

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Coal miners * Pennsylvania One of the more successful of the early California newspapers. The ftpg. includes: "Mollies of Pennsylvania--A Secret Religious Organization on the War Path--They Commit Murder & Other Deeds of Violence in the Coal Regions" "Bonds Not Gold" "The New Mint" & much more. Four pages, very large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, mild margin & fold wear. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 09, 2017 07:51

$38.00
154621

Rare 1870 MAGAZINE Womens Womans VICTORIAN Dresses Fashions Prints Illustrations


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809255160

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PETERSON'S MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, August, 1870 * Victorian fashions * Prints - 1 w/ color Within this issue is a nice, color, foldout print of women's dresses in Paris, measuring 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches. Also another 2 color page of "Patters for Braiding on Pique Dresses..." as well as several black & white pages with latest fashions of the day. There is also a steel plate engraving: "The Birth-day Dinner" Sixty pages, never bound & with original yellow wrappers although much wear at the margins, more so to the wrappers with some wrapper loss. Color plate is in nice shape.

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Ends July 08, 2017 07:52

$29.00
154459

PARIS OPERA HOUSE Theatre Salle Le Peletier FIRE Disaster 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968271956

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1873 * Paris Opera fire * Salle Le Peletier Page 3 has an article headed: "THE BURNED OPERA-HOUSE" "The Destruction Of The French Academie De Musique" Text takes up over a full column here. Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 15:19

$34.00
154424

BATTLE OF FORT STEDMAN Petersburg VA Final Days of the Civil War 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968003835

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1865 * Battle of Fort Stedman * General Ulysses S. Grant * Last days of the Civil War Among the many ftpg. column heads from the closing weeks of the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "The Battle on Saturday" "Official Report from Gen. Grant which is signed by him: U.S. Grant (see); "Details of the Capture & Recapture of Fort Steadman" "Gallant Charge on the Enemy's Works" "The Rebels Decisively Beaten at Every Point" "GEN. SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Official Report of His Operations" "Severe Fighting with the Rebels" "Sherman's Loss Not Over 2,500 Since Leaving Savannah" "Sherman's Army at Goldsboro March 22" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:44

$28.00
154422

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800493176

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 28, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 The full front page is a dramatic print: 'The Great Fire in Chicago--Group of Refugees in the Street'. Prints inside include a nice fullpg: 'Chicago In Flames--The Rush for Life over Randolph St. Bridge' plus a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'Chicago In Ruins' which is a large overview showing the city in flames. Two more fullpgs. with seven fire scenes. A very dramatic and historic issue. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:42

$140.00
154395

FINANCIAL PANIC Post "Black Friday" Wall Street & Gold Crisis 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967962870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1869 * New York Wall Street financial crisis * Stock Market & gold Panic * Post "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) With pgs. 1 & 2 filled with ads news coverage begins on pg. 3 with: "WALL STREET" "Encouraging Prospects & a Gleam of Hope at Last" Gold Dealers Effecting Settlements Among Themselves" "More Injunctions Upon the Gold & Stock Exchange" "Sales of Government Gold" and more (see). This is a report on the great gold panic of 1869 when wealthy financiers Fisk and Gould caused a financial panic by attempting to corner the gold market. It was one of several scandals that rocked the presidency of Ulysses S. Grant (see hyperlink). Twelve pages, irregular at the s... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:05

$42.00
154174

AVERASBORO NC North Carolina & Alabama Raid Civil War NEARS END 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371958640493

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1865 * Confederates falling apart * Nearing the end of war * Averasboro NC North Carolina Among the front page one column ads on the Civil War are: "Great Cavalry Campaign" "Land Co-Operation with the Fleet Before Mobile" "From The South" "Official Dispatch From Gen. Grant" "The Reported Fight with Hardee at Averysboro" "Grossly Exaggerated Rebel Account" and much more. A nice issue on the closing weeks of the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:03

$30.00
154173

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391792137665

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 16, 1871 * Thomas "Tad" Lincoln death * President Abraham Lincoln's son Near the bottom of the front page is a report from Chicago headed: "Death of 'Tad' Lincoln--His Mother Inconsolable", noting: "Thomas Lincoln, universally known as Tad Lincoln, the youngest son of the late President, died at the Clifton House at Chicago...of dropsy of the heat, aged 18 years...During his illness his mother has been his almost constant attendant...Mrs. Lincoln is almost completely prostrated by her affliction." In addition to the assassination of her husband, this was her third child to die, and it is believed the death of Tad contributed to her depression and being institutionalized... See More  

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Ends June 21, 2017 15:02

$66.00
154111

Best GREAT BOSTON FIRE Conflagration w/ Diagram 1st Report 1872 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371955414787

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Nov. 14, 1872 * Great Boston fire of 1872 * It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred The front page features a nice map headed: "Diagram Of The Burnt District" in Boston, which had just suffered a horrible fire. The top of one of the columns has: "A TERRIBLE CALAMITY" "One Eighth of the Property of Boston Destroyed: "Eighty Acres of Territory Burned Over" "The Richest Portion of the City in Ruins". Considerable reporting on the inside pages as well. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a huge paper measuring 23 1/2 by 29 1/2 inches, some browning at folds and a few small archival mends. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends June 18, 2017 07:39

$47.00
154102

Rare HONOLULU HAWAIIAN HI The Friend 1875 Oldest Pacific Publication Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391788402489

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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 June 17, 2017 15:19

$43.00
154031

HANGING OF THE CONSPIRATORS Abraham Lincoln Assassination 1865 Racist Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371951426140

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, New York, July 15, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Execution of the conspirators * Mary Surratt & more This was a racist newspaper of the day, a back page ad headed: "The White Man's Paper..." with further detail. The top of the ftpg. has: "EXECUTION of the Alleged Conspirators" "Hanging of Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt, and Mrs. Surratt". The detailed text takes over half of the front page. Inside has: "Shall Liberty Be Restored in the South? " "The Executions of the Military Commission" "A White Main's Candidate" "The Fate of Mrs. Surratt" "The Extinction of the Negroes" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:08

$57.00
153906

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780137164

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 29, 1871 * Scranton, Pennsylvania * Coal mine region riots Within the issue is a half page: "Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--The Affair of April 6th At Tripp's Slope--Rioters Stoning The Working Bosses, Who Drew Up The Coal During The Intimidation Of The Operatives." and a related report: "Scenes In The Coal Regions." Several illustrations and a double page centerfold about the German Peace Jubilee. Sixteen pages, several small binding holes along left spine, otherwise is in good condition.

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:26

$38.00
153872

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE SS Great Eastern Laying Failure 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391775997045

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 10, 1865 * Atlantic cable failure * SS Great Eastern The front page features a nice map headed: "THE ATLANTIC CABLE. Point At Which It Ceased Working." There are first column heads: "LOST ! " "The Insulation of the Atlantic Cable!" "Seven Hundred Miles of Ware Laid!" "Loss of 'Conductivity' on the 29th of July!" "Discovery of the Leak!" and more. This reports on the failed attempt to lay a telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean, to be more successful in a few more years. Content relating to the end of the Civil War as well. Eight pages, creasing at the folds, generally nice.

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Ends June 04, 2017 15:25

$38.00
153731

SIAMESE TWINS Chang and Eng Bunker Conjoined Deaths w/ PRINT 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767744534

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 7, 1874 * Death of Chang and Eng Bunker * Siamese twins print Inside has a nice, full length portrait of Chang-Eng, the famous Siamese twins with a related article: "Death Of The Siamese Twins". Other illustrations include: "'Here They Come!' Pennsylvania--Pike County.--Winter Sports of the Blooming Grove Park Association--Waiting for the Coming of the White Hares"; "The Pictorial Spirit of the Illustrated European Press"; "The Church Music Association--An Afternoon Rehearsal In Steinway Hall, New York" plus much more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:08

$57.00
153728

LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR Brooklyn NY Home for the Aged FIRE 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932535764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 9, 1876 * Little Sisters of the Poor fire * St. Augustine's home for the aged The front page has a one column heading: "The Brooklyn Holocaust" "and more with list of the dead. (see) Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 26 x 20 inches, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:04

$33.00
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