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Early MOBY-DICK The White Whale Herman Melville Novel REVIEW 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192975324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1851 * Herman Melville's Moby-Dick * Early novel review - The Whale Page 3 has a quite inconspicuous review of what would become one of the more notable literary works of the 19th century, "Moby Dick", or as it was originally known. It was published first in England, just 13 days before this review, and was originally titled: "The Whale". Within the body of various reports under "Town Talk and Table Talk" is the review, which includes: "...Herman Melville's last and best and most wildly imaginative story, The Whale...will worthily support his reputation for singularly vivid and reckless imaginative power -- great aptitude for quaint and original philosophical speculation, degener... See More  

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Ends January 12, 2019 15:01

$69.00
169004

Famed African SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Captured Abraham Lincoln 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372527497755

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1860 * Famous slaver "Wildfire" captured (1st report) * African slave trade print fame * Abraham Lincoln for president? Page 5 has a brief report headed: "Capture of a Slaver with 500 Negroes on Board" with the text reading: "The government steamer Mohawk, with the bark Wildfire, is below waiting orders. The Wildfire was captured on the coast of Cuba, and has 500 negroes on board." This is 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 pg. 5 is: "The Chicago Convention" which mentions proceedings at the Republican Presidential Convention: "...Mr. Cameron will come next, and then Mr. Lincoln. The latter is... See More  

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:16

$38.00
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
168635

50% DISCOUNT - Civil War Illustrations 1863 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372514843280

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January, 1863 - December, 1863 (a single issue) * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive an original issue from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from January, 1863 through December, 1863, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering this issue 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 we offering an issue ... See More  

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Ends December 26, 2018 13:24

$24.00
167966

CHRISTMAS Theme Thomas Nast Prints w/ SANTA CLAUS 1886 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392163076530

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1886 * Caricaturist Thomas Nast * Christmas - Santa Claus Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus, as well as being a well-known political cartoonist. The entire front page is a print by Nast captioned: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas..." which includes a partial scene of Santa Claus in a framed picture. Other prints in this issue include a full page on: "The Thought Reader of Angels" by Bret Harte; a full page: "Christmas Eve--The Cousins" showing a woman on a snowy evening; a double page centerfold by Thomas Nast: "Santa Claus Can't Say that I've Forgotten Anything" showing a young girl standing by the fireplace; a full page: "Tobogganing in... See More  

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Ends November 29, 2018 14:31

$215.00
167849

PHILIP STEIN American Rabbi Jewish Jews Judaica BIOGRAPHY Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372481322989

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 20, 1893 Of special interest is item #XV of "Notable Jews - Hon. Philip Stein" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page: "Recent Appalling Calamity on the Grounds of the Columbian Exposition at Chicago" showing a building on fire; a full pg. with 2 photos of: "Two New Cup Defenders, the 'Jubilee' and the 'Vigilant' ". and a doublepg. centerfold with 9 photos of: "Independence Day at the Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 24, 2018 14:24

$43.00
167682

Great 1886 STATUE OF LIBERTY Bedloe's Island Dedication 44 x 16 Foldout PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392151434688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 Although you get the entire 16 page issue, it is the "large foldout "Supplement" issue which is more highly prized. Of the many foldout Supplements in Harper's Weekly, this one--unquestionably, in my opinion--ranks as the very best. It is also one of the most desirable. The Supplement is a four page foldout measuring 44 x 16 inches and shows New York Harbor with a close-up of the newly dedicated Statue Of Liberty. This dramatic foldout print is rarely found bound in the weekly issue, and usually when it is, it's in very poor condition due to the constant folding & unfolding. This print is in very nice, clean, frameable condition which was rarely "visited". Also a rarity is Libe... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:47

$640.00
167681

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth Prints 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372474944097

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * John Wilkes Booth front page The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is shown also. Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on the Night of April 14, 1865", one showing Booth shooting Lincoln in ... See More  

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Ends November 18, 2018 06:42

$720.00
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
167099

Great 1867 HOP PICKING Beer 20 X 26 Inch COLOR Illustration Illustrated PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392134326962

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 5, 1867 This is a terrific and quite rare full color print captioned: "Hop Picking". This foldout has an image measuring 16 1/4 by 21 3/4 inches, with the entire print with borders measuring 20 1/2 by 26 3/4 inches. This print is rarely available as it was typically removed from the volumes years ago, and even when found the condition is often very poor from having been folded and unfolded many times. The condition of this print is very nice. There are a few archival repairs to the reverse for strengthening at the folds, plus a repair (from the reverse to a portion of the left margin. Generally in very nice, clean condition. There is some "ghost" effect to the bottom margin being offsetting from the image from having been folded aga... See More  

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Ends October 31, 2018 09:34

$169.00
166171

JOSEPH LEWI 18th Century Czech Jewish-American Physician PHOTO 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392111772955

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, July 6, 1893 * Czech Jewish-American physician Of special interest is item #IV of "Notable Jews - Dr. Joseph Lewi" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. Among many other prints & photos is a full page: "Trout Fishing In Canadian Waters", a montage of 11 photos of: "The Season of Summer Outings" in the Adirondacks, Narragansett, Lake George, & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 26, 2018 15:43

$43.00
165994

Early GOLD MINING Fields Miners Australia Scene Print 1853 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392103397085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 8, 1853 * Early gold mining print Half the ftpg: "View Of The Old Dutch Church at Sleepy Hollow, N.Y." Half page: "Off To The Diggins--Scene Illustrating The Gold Fields Of Australia" Nearly a halfpg: "View Of The City Of Providence" plus slightly smaller illus. of the Arcade, Railroad Depot, & Market Square, all in Providence. Sixteen pages, scattered foxing, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2018 15:14

$38.00
165901

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392101916766

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 14, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews An illustrated newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly, but which began several years earlier. Among the many illustrations within is one which is quite desirable: "Interior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." which also has a rather brief descriptive article next to it. 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 German-Je... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:10

$89.00
165265

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & Mormons PROVO Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372373340789

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Mormons - Provo, Utah The front page features a print of: "The Steamship Austria, Burned at Sea September 13, 1858" with accompanying article plus two more full page scenes inside. Two halfpg. prints are of British Columbia: "Fort Langley, Frazer's River" and "Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River". There is also a print of: "Mr. Paul Morphy in the Act of Playing Eight Games of Chess...", he being a very famous chess player. A half page is an early Mormon item: "Brigham's Shanties at Provo City", Utah. A half page shows: "Donati's Comet, as it Appeared September 30, 1858" with accompa... See More  

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Ends August 17, 2018 15:19

$79.00
165218

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392084808071

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: 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, minor spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends August 16, 2018 15:02

$89.00
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
165036

President WILLIAM McKINLEY Inauguration Inaugural PHOTOS Prints 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372363673491

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897 * President William McKinley * Inauguration - inaugural Very rare in that this issue still contains the very decorative & colorful outer wrappers noting: "Inauguration Number 1897". The back cover has color ads for "The White Sewing Machine Co." and also: "Franco-American Soups" (see). Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the National Capitol' from 1800 to 1897. Also fullpg: 'Early Morn... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:26

$87.00
164881

ROBERT SMALLS Negro Slave Ship Captain CSS Planter FREED Print 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392076096263

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 14, 1862 * Robert Smalls, "Hero of the Planter", who would eventually go from the walls of slavery to the halls of The House of Representatives Perhaps the most notable print (with related text) is that of: "Robert Smalls, Captain of the Gun Boat 'Planter' " which includes a related article as well. As Wikipedia notes, Robert Smalls was an enslaved African American who freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it from Confederate controlled waters to the U.S. blockade. His example and persuasion helped convince President Lincoln to accept African-Americ... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2018 15:11

$98.00
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
164751

FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE John Anderson Extradition Canada w/ Print 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372343300378

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 * Extradition case of John Anderson * Fugitive slave who escaped to Canada “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to April 1860, managing to keep a low profile. He was eventually arrested and held by a magistrate in Canada. Another article on him: "Release of Anderson, the Fugitive Slave" appears near the back and includes a print captioned: "Jo... See More  

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Ends July 21, 2018 15:09

$83.00
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
164655

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Construction TORCH Print 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067393064

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 20, 1885 * Statue of Liberty construction The full ftpg. is a print of: "The New Aquatic Wonder--The Steam-Yacht 'Stilletto' ...". Inside prints include; "Kansas--The Transfer of the Nez Perces--Indians Boarding a Train at Arkansas City for their Old Home in Idaho" "The Celebrated California Race-Horse, 'Tyrant' "; a great fullpg of: "The Torch of The Statue of Liberty As It Will Appear When Completed on Bedloe's Island" with a related article; a fullpg. of; "The Late Victor Hugo--Scene at his Bedside During His Last Hours"; a halfpg. horse race print at Sheepshead Bay, New York; a print of "Dickinson College at Carlisle" and more. Sixteen pages, n... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:44

$58.00
164654

STATUE OF LIBERTY Bartholdi's Sculpture Arrives in NYC PRINTS 1885 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372340222823

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 13, 1885 * Statue of Liberty arrives in NYC * Frederic Auguste Bartholdi The front page is taken up with 3 prints concerning the Statue of Liberty, the largest: "Official Presentation of the Statue of 'Liberty Enlightening the World', Paris, July 4th, 1884", another showing the sectional view of the Statue, and the other a portrait of Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi. Inside has a related article titled: "Bartholdi's Colossus" (see). Sixteen pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends July 18, 2018 13:43

$83.00
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
164044

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT Ball or Strike Harper's Weekly 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372312149059

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, July 28, 1888 * Great baseball print The front page of this issue has one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, which shows a batter, catcher & umpire and is captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup. There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg: "View of Town & Country in Honduras'", a halfpg: '"Shipping Watermelons by Rail from Atlanta, Georgia" & fullpg: "Immigrants Waiting to be distributed in the Coal Regions of Penna." The Supplement issue has a great doublepage centerfold: "City of Rochester & Its Notable Buildings" and includes a great view of the city. More. Sixteen pages, bit of extremel... See More  

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Ends June 20, 2018 15:11

$229.00
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
162421

FREDERICK DOUGLASS Black Americana Abolitionist PRINT 1867 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392005429005

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877 * Rare Frederick Douglass print Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star. Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England"; prints of: "The Rev. Josiah Henson--The Original of 'Uncle Tom' " "The Plain of Marathon"; a full page F.S. Church print: "Spring Concerts--The Opening of the Season" "Chains and Slavery - A Sketch in the Streets of Antwerp" "The Fortresses of the Bosporus"; a Nast print: "Withdrawal of th... See More  

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Ends April 21, 2018 15:15

$76.00
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
161507

Rare BATTLESHIP Gleason's Pictorial Ornate Masthead PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229317849

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 2, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The ftpg. shows: "A.M. Ross, Acting Engineer of the Victoria Bridge Over the St. Lawrence" and the: "Indus Steam Flotilla...". An inside page has two, nearly half pg. prints: "View Of Girard College" and "U.S. Barracks, Newport, Kentucky" with related text for each. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, nice condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:36

$36.00
161506

Great HERALDIC EAGLE Masthead Engraving on Rare 1863 Civil War Era OLD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372229316134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 * Heraldic eagle masthead engraving * Uncommon title * Civil War era original The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: "I licked him till he yelled like a puppy." showing a woman in a soldier's uniform whipping another soldier with an umbrella (see). A short article: "Power of Music In Battle" is nice (see). Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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Ends March 23, 2018 16:34

$27.00
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
160477

RMS LUSITANIA SINKING Cunard Line Ocean Liner Photos Color Cover 1915 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196800294

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1915 * RMS Lusitania sinking * Cunard Line ocean liner * Color cover The full front page is a very nice color print of a Prussian soldier on horseback, from this early year in World War I. Inside has a full page: "German Sea Terror Strikes Lusitania" which includes 4 photos or illustrations; "Desolation left in Russians' Wake"; "How Far Can a Gun Shoot?"; "Pictorial Digest of the World's News" and much more. The center fold is a two-color ad for: "The New Reo" automobile, and the back page is a color ad for "Postum, the famous food-drink...". Complete issue, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 14:48

$44.00
160453

SANTA CLAUS at Children's Hospital Passing Out Gifts PRINT 1882 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196578634

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 16, 1882 The full ftpg. is: "Abandoned". A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Visions of Christmas-Tide" has four scenes including a central print showing Santa Claus, with his bag of toys, distributing dolls to a children's hospital (see). A few other Christmas related prints as well. Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:16

$87.00
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
160429

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free - Great for Newspapers!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962289309

Storage PRESENTATION CASE - 17"x14" Archival & Acid-Free (holds from 10-20 documents/newspapers/etc.) This is the appropriate Presentation Case to hold "timhu's" issues calling for a $9 (Medium-Size) folder. Black semi flexible cover. Convenient inside pocket. One inch black multi-ring mechanism. Nylon zipper enclosure for added protection. Spine-mounted handle allows pages to hang downward to avoid wrinkling. Includes 10 archival polyester pages with black inter-leaf for display of two newspapers per page. Binder sizes determined by the size of the archival pages (Actual binders are slightly larger). This listing is for an acid-free storage binder (presentation case) which is designed to hold material up to 17" by 14" - the size neede... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 15:03

$85.00
160426

MEDIUM - DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for TIMHU Newspaper! Approx 17 x 12.75 inches


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391962264620

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: MEDIUM-Sized DELUXE Archival PORTFOLIO for a TIMHU Newspaper (Approximately 17 x 12 3/4 inches) Acid-Free DELUXE Presentation and Protection for your MEDIUM-SIZED Newspaper. Select Only If Our Listing Calls For A ($9) Medium-Size Folder! This DELUXE acid-free PORTFOLIO is a Medium-sized portfolio (approximately 17 x 12 3/4 inches) - perfect for most illustrated/graphic newspapers such as Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated, Gleason's, Scientific American, etc., and is designed to accompany a newspaper purchased from us (timhu - History's Newsstand - Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers) which calls for a $9 folder. The attractive black buffalo grain portfolio... See More  

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Ends February 14, 2018 14:14

$26.00
160416

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372195668919

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

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Ends February 14, 2018 10:45

$112.00
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
160217

BUFFALO BILL CODY Wild West West Show Frederic Remington PRINT 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372183703082

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 * Buffalo Bill Cody * Fredric Remington * Wild West show print The full ftpg. is a nice print of: "Mrs. Grover Cleveland". Inside has a nice full page montage of prints by Frederic Remington: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in London--The Cossacks & Guachos", including part of a poster which shows Buffalo Bill himself. A nice full page "The Last Load" is by A.B. Frost; a full page "Columbian Exposition - Interior of Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building, Showing Base of One of the Great Arches"; doublepage centerfold "Americans in Paris"; full page "With the Militia at Buffalo" contains many illustrations; full page "The Cliffs at Grand Manan, Ne... See More  

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Ends February 02, 2018 15:44

$53.00
160165

BASEBALL GAME Post Civil War Full Page PRINT & Bocce Ball Illus. 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372179781652

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 31, 1889 The full ftpg. is a nice print: "At Lake George Landing--Saluting the Passengers". But likely the most significant print is a great full page: "A Base-Ball Incident--Caught Between The Bases" which shows a player caught in a rundown. Other good prints include a half page: "Gioca Di Bocci--Summer Afternoon Scene at an Italian Resort on Staten Island", a rare print showing the sport of Bocce Ball; a great fullpg. print: "Fishing In The Adirondacks" "The Insurrection in Honolulu, Sandwich Islands--The Royal Hawaiian Palace" & more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 29, 2018 09:17

$128.00
159912

JOSEPH KRAUSKOPF American Rabbi Jewish Jews Judaica BIOGRAPHY 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372170346409

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 11, 1893 Of special interest is item #9 of "Notable Jews - Dr. Joseph Krauskopf" which also includes a photograph & biography of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year. Other prints include a full ftpg. of: "The Opening of the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago" plus a doublpg. centerfold with many scenes from the Exposition Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2018 07:42

$41.00
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
158918

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372131338833

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Aug. 6, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front includes a print of: "The Pilgrim Hall, Plymouth, Mass." with text on it, the oldest public museum in the United States in continuous operation (see hyperlink). The bkpg. has a large print of the "National Monument to the Forefathers", dedicated a few days previous to this issue, but was not completed until 1888 (see Wikipedia for more details). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:45

$35.00
158315

Rare & Early SITKA AK Alaska City View PRINT & Havana Cuba Harbor 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391912405959

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 9, 1856 * Rare Sitka, Alaska print The front page features a print: "Portrait of Ex-Governor Hunt, of New York" plus an article on "General Walker as a Political Mentor". Nice prints inside include: "Entrance To The Port Of Havana, From Puerte Del Principe" & "Havana--Part Of The Harbor--Fort Of Aratas" "Sinking Of The Staten Island Ferry Boat 'Columbus,' New York Harbor". One-third page view of: "Sitka, A Russian Settlement On The West Coast Of North America" with a related article. The back page has 4 prints relating to: "College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York City" with text. Complete in 16 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends November 23, 2017 07:05

$59.00
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
156970

CHARLES DICKENS Victorian Era Writer Novelist at Niagara Falls 1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391882408451

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, October 29, 1842 * Writer Charles Dickens The front page features an article: "Recreations of the People" and an illustration: "Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park" with fox hunters. Inside has: "A Whale in the Thames"; "Boz's Description of the Falls of Niagara" (this was Charles Dickens) which contains an illustration. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2017 15:14

$42.00
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