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SOJOURNER TRUTH Black Woman Abolitionist Women's Activist 1882 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372839873158

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 * Sojourner Truth * Black Woman * Woman's Activist Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no farm, but has a small house encumbered by a mortgage, and has no income but what she derives from the narrative of her life and sale of her photograph, which she hopes, and we hope, her friends will buy to help her along in this one-hundred-and-seventh year of her stay on earth." She would pass aw... See More  

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:07

$42.00
175961

Rare 19th Century INDIANAPOLIS 1880 Newspaper w/ THOMAS NAST Illustration Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806612227

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PEOPLE, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1880 * Rare Midwestern title * Caricaturist Thomas Nast This newspaper existed from 1870 thru 1903. Only held by 3 institutions: 1 has just 3 issues; 1 has just 1 issue; 1 has a sizable run. The Entire front page is taken up with a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "Every Public Question With An Eye Only to the Public Good." and headed: "Fac Similie of CREDIT MOBILIER CARTOON, Published in Harper's Weekly, March 15th, 1973. Pages inside are in typical newspaper format. Eight pages, never-trimmed margins so it folds out to one large sheet, archival mend at the spine, minor margin tears & wear.

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:41

$64.00
175947

A 5 Issue Set - 50% OFF Civil War Prints 1861-1865 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806603304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: (5 issue set) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May, 1861 - May, 1865... one from each year of the Civil War! * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive 5 original issues from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from May, 1861 through May, 1865, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering these issues at such a significant discount? Answer: Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers... History's Newsstand would like to use this offering as an opportunity to introduce you to the hobby of collecting rare and historic newspapers. Question #2: Why are ... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:30

$112.00
175808

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372798578917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Most of the first column is taken up with a fascinating article: "The Slave Trade" "Full Particulars of the Capture of the Slaver Wildfire". The article begins: "The great event of the past fortnight...has been the capture by the U.S. steam Mohawk...of the slave bark Wildfire and her cargo of 520 [blacks]...". This was a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly. Also of interest on the ftpg: "The Chicago Convention" being the Republican Presidential Convention. Curious that there is mention: "...A strong feeling in fa... See More  

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Ends November 08, 2019 14:02

$59.00
174477

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372728319277

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan built as a synagogue and still used for worship. It was built by a Germ... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2019 15:22

$63.00
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
173824

THEODORE ROOSEVELT Color Cover & Galveston TX HURRICANE w/ Photos 1900 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392321456200

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1900 * Teddy Roosevelt * Galveston, Texas hurricane Certainly the best feature of this issue is the nice full front page print (in two colors) captioned: "Theodore Roosevelt" which is very nice for display, and from just after his successes in the Spanish-American War. Also within this issue are photos of the "Hurricane at Galveston" "The Strike of the Pennsylvania Coal Miners" and other prints & photos. The doublepage centerfold is a political satire of William J. Bryan as William Tell. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 27, 2019 09:28

$89.00
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
172248

Nice WINSLOW HOMER Dad's Coming Woodblock PRINT Harper's Weekly 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392275628003

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 1, 1873 * One of Winslow Homer's most popular Although there are many fine prints in this issue, likely the most desired is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Dad's Coming". Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Tammany Hall Will Whip Creation This Fall." Inside are two 1/2 page illustration pertaining to "The Manufacture of Iron" including "...Filling the Furnace" and "...Carting Away the Scorle."Full page illustration of "The Manufacture of Iron - Tapping the Furnace." Full page illustration of "New York Harbor, As Seen From the Brooklyn Tower of the Suspension Bridge." 1/2 page illustration of "An Aurochs Hunt By the Lake Dwellers." Complete in 16 pages, never boun... See More  

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:56

$330.00
170720

Great BASEBALL GAME Harper's Weekly 1870 PRINT Cincinnati Red Stockings 1ST LOSS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238459644

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 * Early baseball action print Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic game the Atlantics defeated the Red Stockings 8-7. The victory by the Brooklyn team snapped the 84 game winning streak by the Red Stockings, which began the year prior. A report about the Red Stockings' tour against various New York teams appears on another page. A nice print of one of the most famous baseball matches of the 19th ce... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:43

$195.00
170155

CHRISTMAS Print Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS 1873 Harper's Weekly - Children Dreams


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372575096314

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well. There are many other prints in the issue but they pale in comparison to this great centerfold. And This issue was never bound nor trimmed, with wider margins than normal, no binding holes at the central fold. The condition of this Nast print is terrific.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:54

$255.00
170135

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220624062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing a child hanging a Christmas stocking at the fireplace, with a cameo print of Santa Claus in the fireplace screen. Nast is noted for creating the modern-day version of Santa Claus. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed with wider margins than normal, minimal margin wear, very nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:31

$120.00
169558

Rare RACIST Pro-White & Pro-Slavery Post Civil War Era 1865 Northern Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372548368974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, Aug. 19, 1865 * Rare pro-white title This was a racist newspaper which began before the Civil War and continued until a few years after the war. Given this, the front page illustrated item makes some sense despite its objectionable theme. The top of the ftpg. has: "NEGRO SUFFRAGE" with the article making light of a print in Harper's Weekly which was in favor of Negro suffrage. See the text and the two prints. Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, toning at the central fold, nice condition.

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Ends January 25, 2019 14:18

$54.00
168963

Large 1873 NEWPORT RI Rhode Island Aquidneck Island Harper's Wkly FOLDOUT PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187826254

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY (Newport, RI Supplement), New York, August 30, 1873 * Huge print of Newport, Rhode Island * Much on the history of Newport Offered is a huge foldout (actually the Supplement of the Harper's Weekly for this date) with a terrific view of "Newport, Rhode Island," showing how the skyline looked in 1873, and which includes many sail boats & ships in the harbor (see photos). Newport was one of the most popular summer tourist locations on the East Coast during the latter half of the 19th century. Several buildings & other landmarks are noted above & below the print, and there is descriptive text on the town as well. Among the landmarks noted are "Jewish Synagogue", "Opera House" "City Hall" "... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:27

$98.00
167679

Very Rare CONFEDERATE Illustrated Civil War JAMES LONGSREET Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151430602

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, February 21, 1863 * Very rare Confederate publication * Southern version of Harper's Weekly * General James Longstreet print A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations. This was the Confederacy's only illustrated newspaper. A nice feature of this issue is that the entire front page is taken up with an illustration of one of the more famous generals of the Confederacy: "Lieutenant-General James Longstreet" with a biography of him on page 3. Page 2 has an article headed: "The Times" which reports on the latest events of the Civil War, ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:41

$388.00
167673

Great MARK TWAIN Samuel Langhorne Clemens Duotone Cover PRINT 1900 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151429838

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of: "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the doublepage centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books. A very displayable issue with this great Twain content. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:38

$125.00
165047

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080123036

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853 * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, minor foxing, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 iss... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:40

$32.00
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
164719

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT "Double Play" Harper's Weekly 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372342352037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 * Great 19th century baseball print The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full page: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator Hill at Atlanta". But the prime print is certainly the terrific & very displayable full page captioned: "A Double Play--First League Game, New York Against Boston, April 29" which shows a game in progress, showing the entire infield and a play about to be made on a runner at second base (see). This is one of the better... See More  

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Ends July 20, 2018 14:54

$275.00
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
163854

Rare FREDERIC REMINGTON Cheyenne Scouts in Oklahoma PRJNT 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392044734574

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1889 * Rare Frederic Remington print Very nice full front page print: "Hunting Wild Turkey by Moonlight: Prints inside include: "The Late John Bright..."; a terrific double page centerfold by the famed Frederick Remington: "Cheyenne Scouts Patrolling the Big Timber of the North Canadian, Oklahoma"; "Robert T. Lincoln, U.S. Minister to England (and Abraham's son); "Frederick D. Grant, U.S. Minister to Austria" (U.S. Grant's son); and other images. The Supplement has many prints of the city of Portland, Oregon. Complete in 20pages, never bound nor trimmed, some toning, the Remington centerfold is very nice as are the prints of Portland.

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Ends June 14, 2018 15:09

$132.00
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
161886

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994255168

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; and a half pg.... See More  

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Ends April 04, 2018 16:32

$88.00
161548

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372230215408

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The full front page shows portraits of: "The Cabinet". Great fullpg. sailing ship illus. perfect for display: "The New U.S. Frigate Trenton". Great fullpg: 'The Brooklyn Ascent to the Bridge Tower" shows the famous Brooklyn Bridge under construction. Nast doublepage centerfold is a political cartoon. There is nearly a full page with three: "Random Street Sketches in Philadelphia",' mostly shows African-Americans. Sixteen pages, foxing & damp stains most at bottom margin, stain & hole to the front leaf, never bound nor trimmed.

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Ends March 24, 2018 16:51

$48.00
160761

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391969046997

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 * William Thomas Smedley * Golfing illustrations The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a print of a woman about to hit a golf ball off a tee, with men golfers in the backround (see). Elsewhere in the issue: full pg. of illus. of "The Sixteenth International Convention of the Societies of Christian Endeavor, at San Francisco, July 7-12." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Mr. Frederick Macmonnies's Group for Prospect Park, Brooklyn." 1/2 pg... See More  

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Ends February 24, 2018 15:45

$75.00
160451

Rare MAXFIELD PARRISH Harper's Weekly Christmas Plum Pudding PRINT1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962779422

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY--CHRISTMAS, Dec. 14, 1895 * Maxfield Parrish * Christmas Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact. Although the prints within pale in comparison, they include a full pg: "The Christmas Season in the Shopping District."; a 1/4 pg. portrait: "Madame Calve as Anita in 'La Navarraise'."; full pg: "Buying Christmas Presents." 2/3 pg. illus: "Maternity."; full pg: "Je Vous Salue, Marie (Hail Mary)."; doublepg. centerfold: "An Unwelcome Toast... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:13

$215.00
160351

Rare First Issue VOLUME 1 NUMBER 1 Leslie's Illustrated w/ Prints 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391959828546

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 * Volume 1 - Number 1 issue This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Leslie's would last for 65 years. The ftpg. features illustrations of: "The Arctic Explorers". Other prints within include: "Map of the Three Proposed Pacific Railway Routes" & a nice fullpg: "Panorama of the Great Southern Pacific Railway" which features many iconic images of the West. Plus the bkpg. includes a life-size prin... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2018 12:05

$257.00
159712

Very Rare ILLUSTRATED Lasted only 8 Issues Chicago Illinois Prints1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391943889274

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED CHICAGO NEWS, Illinois, May 22, 1868 * Very rare title A quite rare title which lasted by just 8 issues. This is volume 1 number 5, formatted much like the more successful Harper's Weekly & obviously an attempt to create its look-alike for the Midwest. But it would fail. The front page features a print: "The Republican National Convention in Chicago. Scene Outside the Opera House." Inside has a full page: "Views of a Chicago Grain Elevator"; a full pg: "The Quadrennial Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church...in Chicago" & two related smaller prints. Other prints: "The Great Tornado of May 3. The Scene at Ionia, Illinois" "The Great Tornado of May 3. The Scene Near Mus... See More  

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Ends January 10, 2018 15:30

$72.00
157574

Great RUGBY Football & Thomas Nast Political PRINTS 1876 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895964282

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1876 * Great rugby print - football The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Republican Simplicity". Full page Thomas Nast political cartoon: "No Rudder - No Aim"; half page: 'The Great Fire of February 8, 1876, On Broadway'; full page: "Uncle Sam's Valentines" shows 5 scenes; 3/4 page: "Gather Wood" Perhaps the most desired print is the great doublepage centerfold: "Foot-Ball at the Wall", which would be a rugby scrum scene. Complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:31

$77.00
157334

Great UNITED STATES CAPITOL BUILDING Pre Civil War Era PRINT 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890516735

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, April 19, 1856 * United States Capitol Building Formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but preceding it by several years. The ftpg. has an allegorical illus. of the: "State of Illinois" with an article on the state. The prime feature of the issue is a great double page centerfold of the: "National Capitol" in Washington, D.C., showing it as it will look in the future with the extensions and new dome. A related article as well. Another full pg. has 3 prints of modes of transportation in India, and another pg. has a print of: "A Southern Planter's Home In Alabama". Sixteen pages, bit of minor foxing near margins, good condition.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:12

$46.00
155554

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress PHOTO 1893 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015988621

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 16, 1893 * Actress Lily Langtry A periodical fashioned after 'Harper's Weekly' but not nearly as successful. Inside has a photo of "Lily Langtry" with text beginning: "The notorious Lily Langtry was to have cut a figure in a lawsuit involving the late 'Squire' Abingdon's estate...". See the hyperlink for much on Lily Langtry. Complete issue, still with original outer wrappers, 9 3/4 by 13 inches, nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:49

$67.00
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
153690

A.B. FROST Golfing Illustrations & LOUIS PASTEUR Death w/ Print 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895 * A.B. Frost golfer illustration * Louis Pasteur death w/ print This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme. The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Convention at Minneapolis", a nice full page of: "M. Louis Pasteur In His Laboratory" "a full page of: "The New York Terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge, Now Under Construction", photos of various track & field stars. Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean conditio... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
153689

KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH Yukon Alaska & Hawaiian Islands Prints 1897 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932119456

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 * Klondike gold rush * Hawaiian Islands The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory" with a one-third pg. photo of Juneau, Alaska. A full page has 9 illustrations of: "The Dedication of the Monument to General John A. Logan, Lake Front Park, Chicago, July 22" plus much more. Complete in 24 pages, good condition.

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:41

$60.00
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CRIPPLE CREEK Teller County Colorado Gold Rush PRINTS & Photos 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118951

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896 * Cripple Creek gold rush photos * Teller County, Colorado mining The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mountain, Showing the Independence & Portland Mines.", plus a nice photo of Cripple Creek as well. Rather rare, early prints of the gold mining area of Colorado. Also within is a full page with 5 illustrations: "The Troubles in the Transvaal" (the Boer War) and a fullpg. with 6 photos of: "Scenes in British Guiana". The full front p... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:40

$120.00
152969

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730090220

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 * Likely the most sought after slave ship print * Much text re: slave ships * Black Americana interest The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Embassadors in Their State Costume" with a related article, but the prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on the deck. The balance of the page is related text on this slave ship, plus the facing page has additional text and 4 related illustrations including those captioned: "An African" "The Only Baby Among the Africans" and ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:44

$620.00
144838

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BRONZE STATUE Old City Hall Boston DEDICATION 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391470936097

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL DRAWING-ROOM COMPANION, Boston, October 11, 1856 * Benjamin Franklin bronze statue * Old City Hall, Boston dedication Within this issue are prints captioned: "Tufts College, Somerville, Massachusetts" "Warwick Castle" "The Village Postman" with a full back page print of: "The French Soldiers' Return From War". The prime print is the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Inauguration Of The Statue Of Franklin" in Court Square, Boston" with a related article headed: "Inauguration of the Franklin Statue, Boston". This title was formatted much like the more popular "Harper's Weekly" being tabloid-size with several pages of prints. This title actuall... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2016 15:22

$42.00
143326

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Accepts Republican NOMINATION for President 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391434041867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TIMES, May 22, 1860 * Abraham Lincoln accepts presidential nomination * Republican National Convention in Chicago * Slaver ship "Wildfire" Page 4 has a report with column heads: "The Republican Candidate for the Presidency" "Hon. Abram Lincoln Accepts The Chicago Nomination" being a very historic item although inconspicuously reported, indicating the the lack of stature of Lincoln at the time. Even his first name was not commonly known ("Abram"). Included is Lincoln's letter of acceptance which includes: "...my profoundest thanks for the honor done me which you formally announce. Deeply and even painfully sensible of the great responsibility which is inseparable from that honor... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2016 15:16

$93.00
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