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170714

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG & Fall of Vicksburg MS CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392238454721

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 10, 1863 * The Battle of Gettysburg * Fall of Vicksburg, Mississippi * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The top of the front page, with heading: "From General Lee's Army", has much editorialized comment on the recent events of the war--Battle of Gettysburg & fall of Vicksburg--including: "The account of the Baltimore American of the defeat, demoralization & flight of General Lee's army...had such is the force of elaborate, brazen lying, the effect of seriously depressing the spirits of the mass of the people. With capitulation of Vicksburg & all this uncontradictory story of overwhelming disas... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2019 16:39

$880.00
170139

Rare NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana Deep South CONFEDERATE Civil War 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392220626496

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, September 27, 1861 * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the city, it surrendering without a fight. So "Confederate" issues from New Orleans are limited to those published between Louisiana's secession from the Union on January 26, 1861 and the end of April, 1862, just a brief 15 month period. The front page includes an item beginning: "Poor McDowell, a fat, jolly, good-natured follow, of no special merit or capacity, was place... See More  

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Ends February 20, 2019 15:36

$146.00
170585

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers Gang Gads Hill Missouri TRAIN ROBBERY1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372597095870

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 2, 1874 * The Gads Hill Train Robbery - Missouri * Jesse James-Younger Brothers gang Ftpg. has: "The Robbery On The Iron Mountain Railroad" with the report stating that the outlaws were planning to rob a lumber company executive carrying $5000, but they discovered he was not aboard. More details about the robbery, plus word that the outlaws were being pursued but then their trail was lost. Although not identified in the report, this was the work of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes near the spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2019 08:19

$47.00
170070

CIVIL WAR IMMINENT North vs. South Tensions in Rare 1861 Wilmington NC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217907376

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Jan. 29, 1861 * North vs. South is imminent * From the future Confederacy An issue from what would become an important Confederate port once the war would commence in just over two months. Among page 2 reports are: "From Charleston" "From Washington" "From Virginia" "A Projected Railroad" and other items. Page 3 & 4 are entirely taken up with advertisements. Complete in 4 pages and in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends February 16, 2019 15:28

$33.00
170028

Best THOMAS G. W. SETTLE Soldier Field BALLOON Flight FLOP 1933 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392217801622

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 5, 1933 * Officer Thomas G. W. Settle * Century of Progress balloon * Soldier Field flight failure The front page has a great banner headline: "BALLOON RISES A MILE; FALLS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. A full back page pictorial is also nice for display. Probably only found in this Chicago publication. Complete with all 24 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine. wikipedia notes: In 1932 the board of the Century of Progress trade show, to be held in Chicago in summer 1933, invited renowned Swiss balloonist Auguste Piccard to perform a hi... See More  

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Ends February 16, 2019 12:38

$45.00
169894

Very Rare JAMESTOWN Tuolumne County CALIFORNIA Mother Lode Magnet 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392213194219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MOTHER LODE MAGNET, Jamestown, California, Jan. 12, 1898 * Very rare title What could be a better name for a mining town newspaper than this one? Jamestown figured prominently in two gold rush eras, the first from 1848 to the early 1850's during the great rush precipitated by the gold at Sutter's Mill, and then again in the latter part of the 19th century when new methods were available to extract gold from the huge quartz deposits. It was in 1898 when the first steam railroad came to the area. Today they have a tourism-based economy for the 3000+ residents. On the front page are: "Our Old Missions - Picturesque Ruins of These Civilizing Agencies" "Mrs. Langtry's Nevada Ranch" which is concerning the famed Lily Langtr... See More  

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Ends February 10, 2019 15:11

$195.00
169401

RAILROADS Workers STRIKE Wave of 1945-1946 Begins Trains in Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372541350947

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 25, 1946 * Railroad workers strike beginning * Strike wave of 1945-1946 The front page has a nice banner headline: "TRUMAN CALLS RAIL MEN TO RETURN AT ONCE; WILL USE ARMY TO RUN TRAINS IF THEY DO NOT; GOES TO CONGRESS TODAY; RAIL TIE-UP WORSENS" with many subheads and related photo. Lengthy text and nice for display. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, this is the "rag edition", printed on very high quality newsprint for libraries & other institutions, very nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:45

$42.00
169392

Confederate States of America CHARLESTON South Carolina Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392196972058

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 14, 1864 * From the origin of the Civil War This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederates States of America" in its masthead. The front page includes: "From General Lee's Army--Grant Again Changing Base--York River Rail Road Abandoned--Official From General & D. Lee--Complete Rout of the Enemy" "From General Johnston's Army" "From The Southwest" "Siege of Charleston" "The Virginia War News" "The Late Attack on Petersburg" and even more. The back page is mostly taken up with advertisements and notices, however it does have: "The Georgia Army" "Fiendish Behaviour of the Enemy" and a few other items. Complete as a single sheet newspaper with a banner ... See More  

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Ends January 18, 2019 15:41

$94.00
169008

ROCKPORT TRAIN WRECK Mansfield Co. New Jersey Railroad Disaster 1925 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392188672918

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Penn., June 17, 1925 * Rockport train wreck disaster * Mansfield County, New Jersey * Lackawanna Railroad (DL&W) The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Death List In The Rockport Wreck May Reach Fifty" with subheads. (see) Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 20 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally good.

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Ends January 06, 2019 07:18

$40.00
168952

Best Timothy D. BIG TIM MURPHY Chicago Mobster Gang ASSASSINATION 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392187822473

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 28, 1928 * Timothy D. "Big Tim" Murphy assassination * Chicago mobster and labor racketeer * Best title to be had - very rare as such The front page has a five column heading: "Hunt Racketeers as Tim's Slayers" with subheads. (see) More on page 8 with related diagram. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper". Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional h... See More  

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Ends January 05, 2019 07:21

$62.00
168737

BATTLE OF FORT HENRY Tennessee River Civil War MAP Grant Victory 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372516860974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 8, 1862 * Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee * American Civil War map The ftpg. is dominated by a large map with a banner heading: "THE IMPORTANT VICTORY IN TENNESSEE" and also: "The Capture of Fort Henry--It's Important Strategic Position--Seizure of the Railroad Bridge Connecting Columbus with Bowling Green". Many first column heads relating to the map including: "Splendid Naval Victory" "Surrender of Fort Henry to the Union Gunboats" & much more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 28, 2018 09:12

$52.00
168401

Early NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILWAY Railroad Train Construction MAP 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372502177321

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 27, 1871 * Northern Pacific Railway (Railroad) map * During construction to the West Coast The back page features a very nice and very detailed map of the United States and Canada headed: "THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD" . Considerable text as well headed: "The Road" "The New North-West" "Business Of the Road" "The Land Grant". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends December 14, 2018 15:39

$38.00
168166

JOHANN PHILIPP REIS German Inventor TELEPHONE Invention Print 1876 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372494723164

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1876 * Johann Philipp Reis * German scientist & inventor * Make-and-break telephone The ftpg. shows: "An Australian Man-Of-War" with a related article. Inside print: "Professor Reuss' Telephone" with article; "the Invention of the Telephone" , a crane mounted on a railroad car, and various other articles with prints. Sixteen pages, good condition.

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Ends December 07, 2018 07:26

$42.00
167920

CHAUNCEY DEPEW New York Central Railroad President Senator DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392161917199

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 5, 1928 * Chauncey Depew death (1st report) * New York Central Railroad president * United States senator - New York The front page has a banner headline: "CHAUNCEY M. DEPEW IS DEAD" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. A few related photos on the back page. Complete with all 48 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the spine.

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Ends November 28, 2018 14:47

$40.00
167791

CONFEDERATE Raleigh NC North Carolina FALL OF SAVANNAH Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392155087775

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 28, 1864 * Fall of Savannah GA Georgia * General William T. Sherman * In a rare Confederate title 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 months of the Civil War. The front page includes: "From Wilmington--Attack of the Enemy" "From Richmond" which includes two dispatches reporting on battles, each signed in type: R. E. Lee. One of Lee's dispatches ends with: "...Our troops are bearing fatigue and exposure with great cheerfulness. The damage to the works can soon be repaired. Many bridges & d... See More  

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:41

$335.00
167582

ROCKVILLE CENTRE NY Trains Collision Disaster Long Isle Railroad 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372472296255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 19, 1950 * Rockville Centre Station disaster * Long Island railroad * Trains crash The top of the front page has a two column headline: "LONG ISLAND TOLL 29 DEAD, 79 HURT; MOTORMAN IS HELD" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues inside with 2 related photos. (see) Nice to have in this famous New York City newspaper. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with 80 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 15, 2018 14:14

$40.00
167437

OXFORD MS Mississippi Central Railroad TRAIN WRECK Disaster 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392145667706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 28, 1870 * Oxford MS Mississippi * Train wreck disaster The front page has an article headed: "The Disaster In Mississippi" "The Scene of the Accident--Twenty-One Persons Known to be Dead--Horrible Mutilations" See images for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 10, 2018 14:11

$35.00
167002

CONFEDERATE Battle of Chickamauga Chattanooga TN GA Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372449604878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Nov. 30, 1863 * Battle of Chickamauga * Tennessee & Georgia * In a Confederate title Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital. The front page has a great wealth of war reporting, from the Confederate perspective, including: "From Northern Virginia--A Sharp Engagement on Friday--A General Battle Expected" which includes a short dispatched signed in type: R. E. Lee, General (see photos). Also "Mosby At Work--Capture of Another Yankee Train" "From Mississippi". Of significance on the front page is: "From Chickamauga--Details Of The Battle" with a dateline of Atlanta, Nov. 27, and including: "...The city... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2018 15:09

$177.00
166900

GREAT TRAIN WRECK Camp Hill Disaster Whitemarsh Township PA 1856 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372447521370

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 19, 1856 * Great Train Wreck of 1856 * Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania * The Camp Hill Disaster The front page has an article headed: "THE DISASTER ON THE NORTH PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD" "Further Particulars" "Sixty Lives Supposed to be Lost" and more with list of the killed. (see) Text takes up over 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition. wikipedia notes: The Great Train Wreck of 1856 occurred in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, between Camp Hill Station and Fort Washington Station, on July 17, 1856. Two trains, traveling on the same track in converging directions, collided, killing between 59 and 67, and injuring over 100. T... See More  

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:45

$34.00
166894

Rare RAILROADS Trains & Locomotives Railway Industry 1855 Boston MA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392130202711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMERICAN RAILWAY TIMES, Boston, Sept. 27, 1855 * Early trains - railroads As the title would suggest, this newspaper was focused on the burgeoning railroad industry, which would not come to full bloom until after the Civil War. Even several of the ads are railroad-themed, with some early illustrations. Four pages, water stain to the bottom quadrant, mostly good.

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Ends October 24, 2018 15:43

$36.00
166292

TEXAS REVOLUTION War of Independence Mexicans Santa Anna TEXIAN 1836 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392118250134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1836 * Texas Revolution * War of Independence * Mexican - Santa Anna A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at about 3,000 men, were in the neighborhood of Victoria...Santa Ana has been taken to Columbia & put in irons, with a strong guard over him...the Texian soldiery are much incensed against the captive general & an attempt to shoot him with a pistol, which was fired at him,... See More  

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Ends October 05, 2018 07:26

$35.00
166233

1ST MEDAL OF HONOR Recipients w/ Jacob Parrott & More Civil War 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417893929

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, March 26, 1863 * 1st Medal of Honor recipients * American Civil War * Jacob Parrott & more This issue has--and on the front page--a report somewhat inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It lists the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor. Near the bottom of the ftpg. is a single-column heading: "PROMOTION AND REWARD," which states: "Sergent Mason, Corporals Pettinger and Benedick, and Privates Benninger, Buffman and Parrott, captured by the rebels while attempting to destroy railroad bridges in Georgia, under orders from Gen. Mitchel, and who suffered mo... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 15:35

$230.00
166215

BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON w/ Map Bowling Green Kentucky 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392112456783

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1862 * Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Bowling Green, Kentucky One column Civil War heads on page 5 include: "SURRENDER OF FORT DONELSON" "A Desperate Three Days' Fight" "Heavy Losses on Both Sides" "Bravery and Heroism of Our Troops" "They Fight Like Veterans" Unconditional Surrender of the Rebels" "Three Generals and 15,000 Men Prisoners Three Thousand Horses Captured" "20,000 Stand of Arms Taken" "Also, 48 Field pieces, 17 Guns, and Commissary Stores". Other reports are "Evacuation of Bowling Green" "Pursuit of the Rebels" "The Bridges and Railroad Destroyed" "part of Bowling Green Burned" "The Rebel Forces in Retreat" "Gen. Buell Going in Person with 80,... See More  

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:51

$34.00
166212

EASTVIEW NY Hamlet Mount Pleasant New York & John D. Rockefeller 1929 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372417801149

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 23, 1929 * Eastview - East View, New York * Hamlet in Mount Pleasant NY * John D. Rockefeller to erase Page 9 has a three column photo with heading: "Village That Will Be Wiped Off Map By Rockefeller" (see) Also a one column heading: "RAILROAD TO QUIT ROCKEFELLER LAND" with subheads. (see) This was the beginning of the end of East View, New York, a hamlet in Mount Pleasant NY. It is now a business district there. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, 2 tears into 1st column slightly affects mentioned report, generally good.

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Ends September 27, 2018 13:49

$40.00
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
165714

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372393290780

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

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Ends September 05, 2018 14:47

$225.00
165583

MARY WILLIAMSON AVERELL Philanthropist & E.H. Harriman Wife DEATH 1932 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392093108843

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1932 * Mary Williamson Averell death * American philanthropist * E. H. Harriman's wife The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "MRS. E. H. HARRIMAN DIES AT AGE OF 81" with subheads and photo. First report coverage on the death of Mary Williamson Averell, wife of railroad executive E. H. Harriman. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white ... See More  

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Ends August 31, 2018 15:36

$38.00
165301

Rare CONFEDERATE Jackson MS Civil War 1863 Newspaper w/ Publisher on the Run


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372374434646

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, January 31, 1863 * Very rare Confederate title This newspaper had fascinating history as it was chased around the South--see the information below. Note that the city of publication, "Jackson", is noted near the top of page 2. The front page has much on the war including: "Federal Reports from Port Hudson" "From Washington" "Congressional Proceedings" from Richmond; "Federal Officers in Tennessee" "Federal Reports From Mobile" "Answer to a Yankee General's Remonstrance" "Letter from Lincoln to McClellan" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "A Daring Adventure of the War" "Finances of the Confederate States" and other items. The back page... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2018 15:45

$177.00
163490

2ND BATTLE OF REAM'S STATION Siege of Petersburg VA 1864 Civil War Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392033803262

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WORLD, New York, Aug. 29, 1864 * Second Battle of Ream's Station * General Ulysses S. Grant's Army Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S ARMY" "Severe Battle on the Weldon Railroad..." "The Fight Begun by the Rebels" "Losses Heavy on Both Sides" "Official Reports of the Engagement". Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends June 01, 2018 15:08

$28.00
162694

Very Rare SALISBURY NC North Carolina CONFEDERATE Civil War 1864 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372267789468

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY CAROLINA WATCHMAN, Salisbury, North Carolina, Nov. 7, 1864 * Very rare Confederate title A quite rare title, particularly this late in the Civil War for North Carolina as this is still a Confederate newspaper evidenced by several articles, including a back page item: “Ludicrous Mistake” which notes: “It appears that a most ludicrous mistake occurred among the Yankees during Grant’s late ‘reconnaissance’…One brigade of Yankees…unacquainted with localicies, become separated from the rest of the troops…They wandered around for sometime in the hopes of meeting with their comrades…Suddenly…they came out upon a railroad&h... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2018 14:22

$280.00
161864

JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death FUNERAL Black Borders 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391994237218

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAM, New York, Sept. 24, 1881 * President James A. Garfield * Assassination - death - funeral All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of President James Garfield, with the top of the first column having heads: "ON THE CATAFALQUE" "The Remains of the President Lying in State at Cleveland" "Scenes Along the Route" "Immense Crowds at All the Railroad Depots" "Silence, the Handmaid of Sorrow" and more. Related articles continue inside as well.

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Ends April 04, 2018 15:53

$48.00
161601

Rare AUBURN Placer County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391987657651

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, Placer County, California, October 24, 1885 * Rare Old West title Placer mining in the Auburn area was very good, with the camp first becoming known as the North Fork Dry Diggings, later changed to Woods Dry Diggings. The area soon developed into a mining camp, and it was officially named Auburn in 1849. In 1851 Auburn was chosen as the seat of Placer County. Gold mining operations moved up the ravine to the site of present-day Auburn. In 1865, the Central Pacific Railroad, the western leg of the First Transcontinental Railroad, reached Auburn, as it was being built east from Sacramento toward Ogden, Utah. Various local & national news plus a wealth of ads. Wight... See More  

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Ends March 25, 2018 16:37

$40.00
160582

Rare CHRONOTYPE w/ Train Locomotive Masthead Engraving 1846 Old Boston Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372199413048

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 27, 1846 * Uncommon title See the great, early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead. An interesting array of news tidbits of the day. Four pages, nice condition. This is the vol. 1 number 14 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends February 18, 2018 15:08

$37.00
160448

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372196572021

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, May 17, 1869 * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Promontory Point - last spike The back page has a report noting: "On Monday, May 10, the two great divisions of the Pacific Railroad, i.e. the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, accomplished their junction at Promontory Point, Utah, by laying the last rail & tie, & driving the last spike. The following is the official announcement of its competition..." which has the official report datelined: "Promontory Summit, Utah, May 10" & reads in part: "The last rail is laid! The spike driven! The Pacific Railroad is completed. The point of junction is 1,086 miles west of the Missouri River, and 9... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2018 10:08

$62.00
159485

THOMAS EDISON re. Power Transmission & DeWitt Clinton Train PRINTS 1893 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391939644246

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1893 * Thomas Alva Edison * DeWitt Clinton (locomotive) Inside has an article: "Edison's Improvement In The Transmission of Power" which includes several illustrations. The ftpg. has a nice print from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, showing the latest steam railroad engine next to the "De Witt Clinton, 1831". Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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Ends January 03, 2018 15:38

$32.00
159024

MOLLY MAGUIRES Pottsville Hazleton PA Penn. COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391926022626

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, June 4, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Molly Maguires" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large size issue measuring 27 x 20 inches, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2017 14:51

$39.00
158960

1870 TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD COLLECTION Newspapers - Reprint of Entire Set!


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391924020499

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartered excursion by rail from the Atlantic to the Pacific. On board was carried a small printing press which was used to publish 12 issues of the "Trans-Continental" newspaper, each at a different point along the round-trip journey. By what is read in these twelve issues it was a glorious affair enjoyed by all, amid the... See More  

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Ends December 10, 2017 11:24

$18.00
158874

RENO BROTHERS GANG Marshfield Scott County Indiana TRAIN Robbery 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923174461

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 * Reno Brothers Gang train robbery * Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana * Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville Railroad, opened two safes and made a clean deal of both...", plus details about the loot, & how the robbery was executed, which included disconnecting the express car from the train." This robbery was by the infamous Reno Gang (see Wikipedia). Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 09, 2017 09:22

$49.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157895

HABEAS CORPUS Restored in North Post Civil War Reconstruction 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372101052661

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 1, 1865. * Post civil War reconstruction * Habeas Corpus restored Front page has: "WASHINGTON" Proclamation By The President" "Restoration of the Privileges of the Habeas CorpusWrit in the Loyal States" and more.(see) Proclamation in signed in type: Andrew Johnson Other news of the day includes: "Railroad Slaughter" "Terrible Disaster on the Orange and Alexandria Road" and more. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 09, 2017 13:27

$30.00
157765

JESSE JAMES-Younger Gang TRAIN Robbery Winston MO Missouri 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391900502920

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, July 22, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Chief Sitting Bull surrenders * Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux The front page has: "Sitting Bull & His People Surrender to Maj. Brotherton" "Arms & Ponies Turned Over to the Government--Details". A great page 3 report is headed: "HANDS UP" "The Daring Robbery on the Rock Island Road" "By a Thoroughly Organized Gang of Desperadoes" "Thought by Some to be Old Hands at the Business" "The Conductor & One Passenger Killed" "Large Amount of Money Obtained--Full Particulars of the Affair". This is one of the more famous railroad robberies from the Old West, and as mentioned in the text: ... See More  

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Ends November 03, 2017 15:15

$179.00
156689

BATTLE OF CHAFFIN'S FARM Butler Siege of Petersburg MAP Civil War 1864 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061558721

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 1, 1864 * Battle of Chaffin's Farm * Richmond & Petersburg, Virginia * Benjamin F. Butler The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "THE ADVANCE ON RICHMOND. Successful Attack on the Southside Railroad Defences" showing much detail from Richmond south to Weldon. The first column has Civil War heads including: "RICHMOND" "Important Operations of the Army of the Potomac" "The Enemy's Line Near Poplar Grove Church Carried" "Exchange of Prisoners At Atlanta" and more, plus other Civil War heads throughout the ftpg. including: "Shenandoah" "Sheridan Still Continues the Pursuit" "The Enemy Hard Pressed" "Mount Jackson Evacuated by the Rebels" "The Raid in Sherma... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:18

$45.00
156687

CONFEDERATES LAST NOTHERN INVASION Magnolia Md & MORE 1864 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372061555691

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1864 * Invasion of the North * The Rebel Pirateship Florida * Magnolia, Maryland The ftpg. has one column Civil War heads including: "THE INVASION" "Daring Acts of the Raiders" "The Railroad Trains Captured at Magnolia" "Rebels Raiding Around" "The Rebels in Strong Force Near Washington" "The Pirate Florida" "Rebel Account of the Florida" and more. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends September 29, 2017 15:15

$27.00
155891

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391850483317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 19, 1905 * Rare title * Many scenes from the television series Rawhide were filmed in Tucumcari An uncommon and early newspaper from 7 years before New Mexico would become a state. Complete in 8 pages, a little margin wear with a few small tape mends, should be handled with care. Background (Wiki): In 1901, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad built a construction camp in the western portion of modern-day Quay County. Originally called Ragtown, the camp became known as Six Shooter Siding, due to numerous gunfights. Its first formal name, Douglas, was used only for a short time. After it grew into a permanent settlement, it was renamed Tucu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2017 15:49

$40.00
155395

President JAMES GARFIELD SHOT w/ Broadsheet EXTRA 1881 Bellefonte PA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372010689815

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltimore & Potomac railroad office..." with further particulars. This article, along with "Retrospective" which is on Garfield as well, take two columns. But the prime feature of this issue is the broadsheet headed: "SUPPLEMENT---EXTRA" which has the entire front ... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2017 08:54

$79.00
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
154991

TRAIN ROBBERY Old West Style at Centralia Illinois Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988092281

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 * Old West style train robbery * Illinois Central Railroad * Centralia, Illinois The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Battle With the Bandits" "Daring Courage Displayed by the Engineer and Fireman" "Sharp Shooting at Close Quarters" "Struggle Between the Robbers & Trainmen in the Express Car" "Two of the Desperadoes in Custody" & more. The article continues on page 2. Eight pages, irregular at the spine, foxing at the folds, generally good condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:26

$63.00
154974

TACOMA Washington Georgetown Colorado Western PRINTS 1883 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988074119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 * Georgetown CO Colorado * Tacoma WA Washington Territory The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail (see); half page: "The Indian at Work--Maple Sugar Making in the Northern Woods" and "Iowa--Scene at Danbury during the Terrific Tornado...". Also a nice quarter page print of: "Colorado--The Mining City of Georgetown, in Clear Creek Canyon". Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 14:00

$59.00
154681

Rare CONFEDERATE Richmond-Petersburg Campiagn 1864 Virginia Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391810409998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, August 23, 1864 * Rare Confederate title * Richmond-Petersburg campaign Not only a nice Confederate newspaper but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has much on the Civil War with items headed: "The War News" which includes reports from various fields of operation; "Latest News From the North" "An Armistice Pressed at Washington" "From Grant's Army" "From Sherman's Army" "From the Valley" "The Steamer Tallahassee" "Guerrillas at Work in Kentucky" "Lincoln Makes a Speech to the Soldiers" which includes the text of it (see); "The Condition of Chambersburg" "Out of Fort Warren" "The Petersburg Court of Inquiry" "From Petersburg" and other items... See More  

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Ends July 09, 2017 08:11

$95.00
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