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174749

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372739413238

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 26, 1863 * 1st Medal of Honor recipients * American Civil War * Jacob Parrott & more This issue has a report quite inconspicuous in its presentation yet exceedingly significant in its place in history. It reports the very first recipients of perhaps the most prestigious & coveted award for military valor: the Medal of Honor. Page 4 has a one column heading: "Private Soldiers Rewarded For Meritorious Service" which includes the background of the honored soldiers & mentions in part: "...six of the number arrived in Washington...had an interesting interview with...the Secretary of War...The Secretary presented each of them a medal such as was authorized by the late Congress for meritorious conduct... See More  

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Ends September 15, 2019 07:42

$165.00
174703

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372738123485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY CHRONOTYPE, Boston, August 20, 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 13 issue of a title which lasted about 4 years.

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:15

$37.00
174826

Rare ELKO NEVADA California Emigrant Trail Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372742453341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ELKO INDEPENDENT, Nevada, Dec. 2, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1868. News of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends August 26, 2019 08:26

$47.00
174339

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372722963542

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: 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: "...The robbers were six in nu... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2019 07:35

$179.00
174269

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery1881 Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372721134386

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 24, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang hunted * Rock Island Railroad train robbery the top of pg. 2 has column heads: "THE TRAIN ROBBERS" "Jesse James and His Gang Seen Near Lexington, Mo." "A Party of Government Employees Give Chase, but to No Purpose...". See the photos for the full report. Sixteen pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 24, 2019 07:46

$78.00
174222

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372720254610

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

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Ends August 23, 2019 08:24

$177.00
174720

HARRIET TUBMAN Underground Railroad Ex-Slave Gravestone ERECTION 1937 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 372738671112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1937 * Harriet Tubman - African American abolitionist * Gravesite gravestone marker erection * Auburn, Cayuga County, New York Page 4 of section 2 has a small one column heading: "Mark Ex-Slave's Grave" with subhead: "Women at Auburn Honor 'Aunt Harriet' of 'Underground Railroad'" (see) First report coverage on the erection of the gravestone marker by the Empire State Federation of Women's Clubs for Harriet Tubman at Auburn, New York. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not, given the small and discrete report here. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in a 70+ page Sunday edition, rag edi... See More  

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Ends August 21, 2019 09:10

$69.99
174096

BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Close Invasion of Pennsylvania 1863 Old Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372709992490

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 30, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg very close (eve) * Robert E. Lee's army invasion A fine issue from just one day before the beginning of the Battle of Gettysburg, with first column heads noting: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Advance From Wrightsville" "Private Property Respected" "The Canal Not Interfered With" "Rebels Pouring Into Columbia" "More Railroad Track Torn Up" "No Advance On Harrisburg Yesterday" with various related subheads in the first two columns. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends August 11, 2019 07:55

$98.00
173994

Rare REDDING CA Northern California Old West Shasta County 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392332103904

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE READING INDEPENDENT, [Redding] California, March 25, 1880 * Rare Old West title This town is located not far south of the Oregon border, situated along the Siskiyou Trail. Redding became a stop on a trade and travel route connecting California's Central Valley and the Pacific Northwest. It was originally named for early California pioneer, Pierson Reading, but then was changed to recognize railroad man Benjamin Redding in 1874. Various news and ads of the day, many of which are illustrated, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, inked news agent's stamp at the very top. Good condition. I believe we only have 1 more issue of this rare title in our inventory.

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Ends August 08, 2019 08:16

$45.00
173453

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island TRAIN Robbery 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392312290145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 18, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James gang * Rock Island Railroad train robbery Near the top of page 2 is a article: "Desperadoes On the Rail" "A Western Express Robbed and The Conductor and A Passenger Murdered". The article begins: "One of the most daring of recent crimes was committed on board a train on the Rock Island road near Winston, Ks...The robbers were six in number and are supposed to be under the leadership of Jesse James..." with much more on the detail. This was one or the more infamous of the James Gang robberies. Much is written about it on the internet. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 11, 2019 08:57

$77.00
173312

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372683183778

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

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Ends July 03, 2019 09:49

$67.00
173193

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392302411869

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

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Ends June 23, 2019 14:33

$44.00
172983

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372671511689

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

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Ends June 15, 2019 15:12

$85.00
172958

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670873675

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

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Ends June 14, 2019 14:51

$54.00
172930

Rare TUCUMCARI NM Quay County New Mexico Territory 1905 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392296824934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUCUMCARI TIMES, New Mexico, October 12, 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 Tucumcari in 1908. The name was ta... See More  

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:11

$40.00
172925

BINGHAMTON NY New York Erie Railroad TRAINS Collision Disaster 1933 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372670184892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 6, 1933 * Binghamton, Broome County, Pennsylvania * Erie Railroad train collision disaster The front page has a banner headline: "TRAINS CRASH; 14 DIE, 30 HURT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for the requirements of institutional holdings consequently in great condition. Four small binding holes at the blank spine.

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Ends June 13, 2019 15:08

$40.00
172797

Early JESSE JAMES GANG Genevieve MO Missouri Bank ROBBERY Holdup 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666791902

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 31, 1873 * Jesse James Gang * Early bank robbery * Genevieve, Missouri The ftpg. has more than a column on the Modoc War: "AFTER THE MODOCS" "From the Columbia River to California--Scenes En route--Oregon Railroads--To the Lava Beds" & also: "Indian Treaty - Government Acquires the Title to 1,000,000 Acres of Land by Treaty with the Devil's Lake & Sisseton Bands of Sioux". Page 3 has: "Bank Robbery" "Particulars of the Daylight Outrage in Ste. Genevieve, Mo." which was one of the robberies by the Jesse James-Younger gang. Page 5 has over half a column: "Letters To the Editor" "The Case of Susan B. Anthony". Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 07, 2019 15:09

$61.00
172776

Rare FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Excursion Niagara Falls (#7) 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372666603817

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870 * First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route" * Very first excursion published newspaper (#7) This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & published on a train. This is issue number 7, published at San Francisco after reaching its western terminus & before returning to the East. Each issue recorded the process of the journey with the sights and events along th... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2019 08:34

$392.00
172386

PUEBLA Mexico MAP & Battle of Cape Girardeau Missouri 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392279498778

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1863 * Puebla, Mexico map * War in Louisiana The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "Map Of The City of Puebla And Its Environs" with a key as to the principal buildings, etc. The front page has related heads and reports on the Civil War, with: "From Mexico" "French Accounts of the Siege of Puebla" "The City Entered by the French Troops" "From New Orleans & Key West" "Banks Captures the Opelousas Railroad" "From Washington" "Payment Of Mustered Out Soldiers" "General Banks's Successful Advance" and more. More war content inside as well. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a bit of foxing, good condition.

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Ends May 18, 2019 11:00

$38.00
172245

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372650306273

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery * Winston, Daviess County, Missouri Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Company on the train robbed by the James gang...He gave a correspondent the following account of the affair so far as it came to his knowledge:..." and what followed is a very detailed account which includes quotes from the bandits. Page 4 has a small items concerning Frederick Douglass (see). Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends May 11, 2019 14:54

$166.00
172153

Best PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Financial Crisis JAY COOKE & Company NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392274470592

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1873 * Wall Street - stock market failure * Panic of 1873 beginning * Jay Cooke & Company * Best title to be had ? Eight of the 12 columns on pages 4 & 5 are taken up with the early reports on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company. Nice one column headings include: "THE CRASH" "Failure of a Score of Wall Street Magnates" "Intense Excitement In The City" "Raids, Runs And Rumors" "Pictures of the Street and the Stock Exchange" and more. (see) The failure of the Jay Cooke bank, followed quickly by that of Henry Clews, set off a chain reaction of bank failures and temporarily closed the New York stock marke... See More  

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Ends May 09, 2019 13:48

$167.00
172035

DENVER ZEPHYR Streamliner Passenger Train Non-Stop SPEED RECORD 1936 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392270846568

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1936 * Denver Zephyr speed record * Streamliner passenger train * Travel speed record Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Burlington Zephyr Sets New Speed Record; 1,017 Miles, Chicago to Denver, in 12 1-5 Hrs." (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 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 & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the pr... See More  

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Ends May 03, 2019 15:14

$44.00
171696

PIONEER ZEPHYR "The Silver Streak" Railroad Train SPEED RECORD 1934 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392263035198

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, May 27, 1934 * Pioneer Zephyr "The Silver Streak" * Diesel-powered railroad train * Travel speed record The front page has a one column heading: "ZEPHYR TRAIN BREAKS RECORD IN RUN TO FAIR" with subhead. (see) Related photo on page 6. First report coverage on this record setting journey. See below for details. Great to have from the city where the record was broken. Complete 1st section only with all 30 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: On May 26, 1934, the Pioneer Zephyr set a speed record for travel between Denver, Colorado, and ... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2019 12:10

$57.00
171593

MURFREESBORO TN Tennessee Battle of Stones River CONFEDERATE 1863 Civil War News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372628077730

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, January 14, 1863 * Battle of Stones River * Murfreesboro TN Tennessee * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports are: ""Congress Yesterday", "Affairs In The Valley", "Yankees Threatening the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad", "Confederate States Congress", "Northern News", "The Platform of Lincoln's Administration--The New Abolition Pronouciamento", "The Intervention Scheme", "From the Battle Field" and more. The back page has a bit of news but is mostly taken up with advertisements. One item begins: "By confession of the enemy, General Bragg inflicted as much damage upon the Yankees as they have probably suffered in any other battle of the war. The slaughter was terri... See More  

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Ends April 14, 2019 07:38

$98.00
171410

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers - Otterville Missouri Train Robbery 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372622280897

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PROVIDENCE EVENING PRESS, Rhode Island, July 10, 1876 * Outlaws - Jesse James gang * Younger Brothers * Otterville, Missouri train robbery Page 3 has half a column taken up with reports of the Otterville train robbery done by the James-Younger Gang, headed: "Daring Robbery" "A Railroad Train Sacked in Missouri" "Armed Men Scouring The Country In Pursuit Of The Robbers". Four pages, large folio size, various margin chipping & margin tears, loose at the irregular spine, is somewhat fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends April 07, 2019 16:41

$76.00
171243

WAYLAND New York Lackawanna Limited TRAIN WRECK Railroad Disaster '43 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392252975882

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 31, 1943 * Lackawanna Limited railroad disaster * Wayland NY New York train wreck * World War II - WWII The front page has a great banner headline: "25 DIE IN N. Y. TRAIN WRECK" with subheads and small related map. Nice for display. Related photo on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Complete with all 32 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends April 03, 2019 16:40

$52.00
171149

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372614849616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, San Diego CA, November 1, 1873. * Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements * 1873 San Diego, California This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Some of the articles in this issue include: "Interesting Discovery In San Francisco" "Pennsylvania Central Railroad" "Texas and Pacific" and much more. Very early for Southern California. Some browning around the margins with minor margin wear.

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Ends March 30, 2019 16:13

$33.00
170864

JESSE JAMES Younger Brothers Gang Gads Hill Missouri TRAIN ROBBERY1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372605793293

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 March 21, 2019 15:41

$53.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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