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158180

Famous ABRAHAM LINCOLN Reply Letter to Horace Greeley 1862 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909280226

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862 * Famous Abraham Lincoln letter * "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply * Horace Greeley The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles. Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions", which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "...My paramount object...is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or to destroy slav... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 13:15

$128.00
158145

50% DISCOUNT - Civil War Illustrations 1861 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391909125910

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 1861 - December, 1861 * 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 July, 1861 through December, 1861, 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 ... See More  

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Ends November 17, 2017 07:38

$24.00
158083

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372107579675

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 November 16, 2017 08:06

$98.00
158059

Great CHICAGO IL Skyline & World's Columbian Exposition PRINTS 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391908024683

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1892 * Chicago skyline foldout print * World's Columbian Exposition Nice full front page print: "Columbian Exposition, Chicago - The Dedication Ceremonies in the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts Building." with several more pages of Exhibition prints inside. But the prime content is the large fold out print: "The Heart of Chicago, From the Masonic Building" found in the Supplement which is rarely available. And it is in uncommonly nice condition as the more typically received much wear. This foldout is in very nice condition (see).

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:52

$76.00
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
158079

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


eBay Auction Item # 391908472614

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 October 24, 2017 08:54

$59.99
157335

CIVIL WAR Battles of Spotsylvania & the Wilderness PRINTS 1864 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391890517193

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 4, 1864 * Battle of Spotsylvania * Battle of the Wilderness * Civil War era original prints The full ftpg. shows: "...The Rebel Generals Bradley, Johnson and E. Stuart Taken to the Rear by Negro Cavalry." Prints inside include: "Battle of Spottsylvania Court House" "The Fairfield House, at Fairfield, Connecticut"; half of the doublepage centerfold shows: "The War in Virginia--Battle of the Wilderness". A fullpg: "Sketch on the Line of 2nd Corps at the Battle of the Wilderness". Sixteen pages, never-trimmed margins, foxing & some dirtiness mainly to the edges, wear at the margins with margin tears, a bit irregular at the spine.

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:13

$47.00
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
157178

TRANSATLANTIC TELEGRAPH CABLE Manufacturing the Wire PRINTS 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391887164323

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 18, 1857 * Transatlantic telegraph cable Inside has 2 pages on the: "Manufacture of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable" with 6 prints. Other prints in this issue as well. Sixteen pages, some wear at the margins, generally good.

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Ends October 13, 2017 15:01

$33.00
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
156874

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391881640954

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 hyperlink). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 05, 2017 13:52

$35.00
156707

Harper's Weekly Civil War Era Newspaper 1861 to 1865 Portfolio & Certificate


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372062278474

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER WEEKLY, dated 1861-1865, New York, from during the Civil War - with portfolio and certificate of authenticity... * Displayed within a Deluxe Gift Portfolio * Includes a Certificate of Authenticity This newspaper is an authentic Civil War Era issue from this famous illustrated title. The woodcut prints are very detailed and each issue is full of Civil War reports and illustrations. The issue has only minimal wear and foxing/staining, is complete, and is in very nice condition due to the use of "rag" paper (paper with high cotton content). Slight edge tears and binding holes are typical, and are only minor. A great CW era item; very collectible; nice for framing! Complete is 16 pa... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2017 09:03

$64.00
156650

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination & Funeral PRINTS Illustrations 1865 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391875999089

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865 * Great & graphic issue on Abraham Lincoln's murder & funeral This issue remains one of the most desired of the Civil War era, if not the 19th century, as much of it deals with the assassination and funeral of President Abraham Lincoln. The entire front page is a print captioned: "President Lincoln At Home" showing him reading a book to his son. This very image was made into a postage stamp by the United States Post Office. An inside page has a dramatic full page print captioned: "Scene at the Death Bed of President Lincoln" showing many standing around him. Another full pg. print is captioned: "President Lincoln's Funeral Procession in Washington... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2017 14:20

$480.00
156322

Great Battle CIVIL WAR PRINT OF New Bern NC North Carolina 1862 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372046004999

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, as well as the WAR SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, both dated April 5, 1862 * Terrific & rare foldout Civil War battle print * Battle of New Bern NC North Carolina & morE The "regular" issue has a ftpg. print: "Siege of Island No. 10...", & prints inside: "Prince the Negro Pilot of the Ottawa" "...Gallant & Successful Bayonet Charge...Near New Berne" "Occupation of Winchester, Va..."; a nice centerfold: "The War on the Mississippi River" has two prints; "The War in Florida" is a full page with 2 prints; "...Bombardment & Capture of Fort Thompson..." plus more. The "Supplement" issue is more rare than the "regular" issue and has its own, dec... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:14

$135.00
156320

Historic Yacht "AMERICA" 1st America's Cup Construction PRINT 1851 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391864665197

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 15, 1851 * 1st America's Cup close * Construction of yacht "America" The front page contains what is perhaps the earliest print of the American yacht named "America" to be found, captioned: "Yacht Building at New York to Compete with the English Yachts at Cowes". At this early point in its construction it was yet to be named, but it would be called the 'America', the namesake of the famous America's Cup race. Reference to this illustration is made in the August 9 issue, in which it is called the 'America'. There is a related article on page 2 titled: "New American Yacht" which notes in part: "...Her construction is on a novel principle...This... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2017 15:12

$137.00
155821

JOHN BROWN Harper's Ferry Insurrection Execution & WHALING Prints 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391849242536

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 31, 1885 * John Brown on way to hanging * re. Harper's Ferry insurrection * Whaling at Long Island Front full page portrait of "The Hon. William M. Evarts", the Senator from New York, with an article on him inside. Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Japan at New Orleans"; full pg. illus. of "Long Island Produce by Rail"; a very large & dramatic double page centerfold: "John Brown on His Way to Execution"; full pg. illus. of: "A New Wall Street Bank Building"; half pg. illus: "Whaling Off Long Island"; two quarter-page portraits of: "Colonel Fred Burnaby, Killed at Abu Klea" and "Ex-Mayor Gunther." Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:41

$82.00
155817

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372024886475

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 bett... See More  

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Ends August 25, 2017 11:35

$275.00
155799

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391848453096

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

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Ends August 24, 2017 11:37

$725.00
155554

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress PHOTO 1893 American Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015988621

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

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:49

$67.00
155550

WOUNDED KNEE MASSACRE South Dakota Native Amercians Indians PRINT 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015984891

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 31, 1891 * Wounded Knee Massacre * Lakota Indians The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "The Relief Corps Searching for the Dead and Wounded After the Fight with the Hostile Sioux at Wounded Knee - Discovery of a Live Papoose". Inside the issue are: double page "A Man Wanted"; full page "The Late George Bancroft"; full page "Scenes on the Brooklyn Bridge on a Winter Day"; full page "Views in the City of Cheyenne, Capital of Wyoming"; an article "Freeport, Illinois which contains four illustrations; and additional articles, illustrations and advertisements. Twenty pages, minor evidence of being boun... See More  

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:43

$66.00
155549

Alexander Graham BELL ARTICULATING TELEPHONE Electric Sound Print 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372015983859

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

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:42

$63.00
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
154973

CHARLES J. GUITEAU James A. Garfield Assassination TRIAL Prints 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371988072525

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 * President James Garfield assassination * Charles J. Guiteau on trial The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; a fullpg. with 4 prints: "On the Eve of the Thanksgiving Feast--Hunting the Wild Turkey", a small print of: "J. Howard Welles, Blackmailer of Jay Gould." Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends July 20, 2017 13:58

$56.00
154936

Rare SLAVE SHIP Slaver Capture Negroes Slaves PRINT Illustration 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986999339

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, NY, June 23, 1860 * Capture of a slaver - slave ship Most of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Landing Of The Cargo Of Slaves Captured On Board The American Bark Williams By The U. S. Steamer Wyandotte--Disembarkation At Key West" showing slaves coming off a ship in carts (see). The rest of the front page is an article: "Capture Of The Slave Vessels And Their Cargoes" which carries over to page 2. A related print on page 5 shows: "Buildings at Key West...for the Accommodation of the Negroes Captured from Slavers by the United States Cruisers" (see). Other illustrations in this issue as well but the pale in comparison to the slave prints. Complete... See More  

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:39

$178.00
154915

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371986957027

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

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Ends July 19, 2017 11:06

$155.00
154802

1878 Illustrated Newspaper COMSTOCK LODE Virginia City NV Nevada Silver PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980920300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 2, 1878 * Comstock Lode * Virginia City NV Nevada * Silver mining Prints Certainly the prime content would be the article: "Across The Continent - The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific" "Virginia City, the Home of Our Silver Wealth" which includes a very nice half page print of: "View of the Main Street in Virginia City" and another print: "Miners Prospect for Silver on the Slopes of Mount Davison..." (see). Also a fullpg: "North Carolina - Currituck Beach...", 2 prints in Sing Sing prison and other prints. Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine margins, generally good.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:47

$59.00
154748

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371979945720

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

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Ends July 12, 2017 15:12

$41.00
154618

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391809254029

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 July 08, 2017 07:48

$128.00
154467

Early TEXAS TOWNS Mariposa Corpus Christi & More PRINTS 1890 Illus. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968900095

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER "EMPIRE ILLUSTRATED", New York, October 18, 1890 * Very colorful and ornate for display * Many Texas towns - illustrations This is the "Third Texas Edition" noted in the masthead, with different content than the first & second editions. Occasionally Leslie's put out an issue with colorful and beautiful outer wrappers, and this is certainly one (see). The reverse of this color cover has several prints of: "A Texas Garden Spot - Views In Mariposa." Inside has many great prints of various Texas towns including Corpus Christi & Ropes Pass, Beeville, Aransas Pass & Aransas City, Del rio in Val Verde county, Monterey, El Paso (2 pages), Pecos, Weatherford, W... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:24

$65.00
154466

Great LIFESAVING Surf Lifeguard Rescue Coney Island Beach PRINT 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371968899027

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 24, 1889 * Lifesaving at Coney Island Beach * New York City Telegrams The full ftpg. showing the celebration of President Harrison on his visit to Lawrence, Mass. & Portland, Maine, with another print inside. Certainly the most dramatic print is the double page centerfold: "SAVED ! Dangers Of Surf-Bathing On The Coast--A Scene At Coney Island" which shows a lifeguard rescuing a young both (very dramatic). Other prints include a small portrait: "Hon. H. P. Cheatham, The Only Colored Representative Elected To the 51st Congress"; a full pg. with 7 scenes: "The Method Of Sending A Telegram--Scenes In The Main Office Of The Western Union Telegraph Company... See More  

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Ends July 01, 2017 07:23

$98.00
154422

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391800493176

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

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:42

$140.00
154394

GOLFING ILLUSTRATIONS William Thomas Smedley 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967961779

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 background (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 p... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:03

$75.00
153906

SCRANTON Pennsylvania COAL REGION Riots Miners Mining PRINT 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391780137164

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

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Ends June 09, 2017 12:26

$38.00
153731

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767744534

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

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Ends May 27, 2017 15:08

$57.00
153690

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391767313345

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

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:44

$95.00
153689

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932119456

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

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:41

$60.00
153688

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371932118951

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

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Ends May 27, 2017 07:40

$120.00
153471

ADOLPH SANGER Jewish Judaica - "BABY RUTH" Grover Cleveland Inaug 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391752756668

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 16, 1893 * Adolph L. Sanger - Jewish * Grover Cleveland inauguration * "Baby Ruth" - candy bar fame Of special interest is installment #6 of "Notable Jews - Adolph L. Sanger" which also includes a photograph of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire). Also of interest is a full page with 5 prints of: "The Cleveland Party Leaving Lakewood, New Jersey, For the White House" which includes a rare print of "The Cleveland Family" including Baby Ruth. This is the person for whom the "Baby Ruth" candy bar was named, not Babe Ruth the famous baseball star. As an historical footnote, the Curtis Can... See More  

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Ends May 12, 2017 14:42

$49.00
153035

MAUCH CHUNK PA Pennsylvania View Jim Thorpe Early Alaska PRINTS 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733975566

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 * Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe) * Early Alaska scenes The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: "Illinois--The Growing Industries in the United States--Curing & Packing American Beef...". Also three prints from: "Alaska--The Great Fur-Seal Island in Behring Sea". Attached is the "Supplement" on the "Princess Alice Disaster" which has several related prints. Twent... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:43

$49.00
153033

SS CITY OF COLUMBUS Steamer Gay Head Cliffs SHIPWRECK Print 1884 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391733971790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 26, 1884 * SS City of Columbus shipwreck disaster The full front page shows: "The Wreck of the Steamship 'City of Columbus' On the Rocks Off Gay Head...". Inside has: "Pennsylvania--Terrible catastrophe near Bradford...a Railway passenger train engulfed in burning oil..."; a half page with four: "Views in Alaska & the Behring Sea..."; a one-third pg. scene: "California--Reception & Parade in Honor of General Hancock, in Los Angeles". Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:38

$54.00
153023

EMANCIPATION SLAVES Pen Thomas Nast Civil War Winslow Homer PRINTS1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371898154023

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 24, 1863 * Thomas Nast on the Emancipation of Negroes * Winslow Homer print * Print of a slave pen - great contrast with the emancipation-themed print * Reference to the infamous "Weeping Day" auction near Savannah, Georgia This issue contains a full page by Winslow Homer: "Winter Quarters in Camp--The Inside of a Hut", and a fine centerfold by Thomas Nast: "The Emancipation of the Negroes, January, 1863--The Past and the Future" with several vignettes. This also has an accompanying article which explains the illustration and references the famous Mr. Pierce M. Butler slave auction which took place on March 2-3, 1859 outside of Savannah, Georgia (The "We... See More  

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Ends April 19, 2017 15:19

$120.00
152969

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730090220

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

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:44

$620.00
152968

MORMONS Salt Lake City Utah Winslow Homer PRINTS 1858 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371894422377

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 4, 1858 * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormons * Winslow Homer prints The prime content would be the two full page Winslow Homer prints, captioned: "The Bathe At Newport" and "Picnicking In the Woods", along with the great two-thirds page illustration of: "Salt Lake City - Brigham Young's Harem and the Deseret Store", being a very early graphic on the Mormons. There is a related article on the same page: "Salt Lake City". The front page features a nearly half page illustration of "General James Watson Webb" with an accompanying article. Other illustrations include 3 prints relating to the article: "Butterfly Parks". Also a full page: "Meeting Between Mr. Reed... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:43

$79.00
152961

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN President-Elect Beardless PRINT Jeff. Davis 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391730078679

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 9, 1861 * Perhaps the best graphic Lincoln newspaper to be had... Most of the front page is taken up with a very nice print captioned: "Jefferson Davis, First President of the New Southern Confederacy" with a related article on him, carrying over to page 2. The front page also has text on: "Our Portrait of the President" which relates to the terrific double page centerfold which has a large portrait captioned: "Portrait of Abraham Lincoln, President elect of the United States of America, With Scenes & Incidents in His Life." The large central portrait shows Lincoln beardless, and surrounding it are 18 smaller prints of Lincoln's earlier life (see)... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2017 15:26

$485.00
152867

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371891542320

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,... See More  

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Ends April 12, 2017 14:38

$58.00
152444

MARDI GRAS New Orleans Prints & Emil G. Hirsch Jewish Rabbi Photo 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371876275116

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, March 2, 1893 * Emil G. Hirsch * Reform movement rabbi * Mardi Gras - New Orleans Of special interest is installment #5 of "Notable Jews - Dr. E. G. Hirsch" which also includes a photograph of him on a preceding page. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire). Other prints include "...Annual Skating Championship Races on the Shrewsbury River, New Jersey" "The Birthplace of President Cleveland at Caldwell, New Jersey", several prints of the fire department at the Columbian Exposition, several prints of the "Mardi Gras Celebration" in New Orleans, plus more. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:16

$39.00
152442

SKI JUMPING Winter Sports Red Wing MN Minnesota PRINT & Gambling 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714233743

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893 A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink). Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of Constantly Arriving Immigrants at Ellis Island". A fullpg: "Obsequites of the Late Ex-President Rutherford B. Hayes at Fremont, Ohio" "The Gambling Evil--Scenes in the Pool Rooms of New York", a photo of: "Ignace Paderewski, the Famous Pianist" and more. Sixteen pages, great condition.

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:12

$75.00
152313

Beardless ABRAHAM LINCOLN Presidential Campaign Candidate PRINT 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371873474502

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1860 * Early print of a beardless Abraham Lincoln * Running for United States President The front page has a print of: "The Republican Wigwam At Chicago, Illinois, In Which the Republican Convention Will Be Held, May 16, 1860". This was the event at which Abraham Lincoln would go from near obscurity to a position of prominence in American history. The double page centerfold is a terrific print captioned: "Prominent Candidates For The Republican Presidential Nomination At Chicago" which includes portraits of eleven men, of central prominence being: "Seward" with a print of "Lincoln" near the lower-left (see). This is one of the earlier prints of Lincoln... See More  

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Ends March 23, 2017 16:19

$300.00
152258

THE BARBARISM OF SLAVERY Charles Sumner Speech 1860 Pre Civil War NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391710042713

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1860 * Barbarism of slavery speech * Senator Charles Sumner A great issue on the famous "barbarism of slavery" speech by Senator Charles Sumner on June 4, 1860, some four years after being beaten by fellow Congressman Preston Brooks for slandering his cousin in an impassioned anti-slavery speech in 1856. Returning after four years of absence & recuperation from the attack, this lengthy speech was delivered on the floor of the Senate. Coverage of his speech is found on pages 4 & 5, headed: "Mr. Sumner's Speech" with some comment on it, then further down the page is portions of the actual text of his speech, with some paraphrasing. Portions include: "Mr. Sumner (R... See More  

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Ends March 22, 2017 15:15

$64.00
152072

Rare MAXFIELD PARRISH Harper's Weekly Christmas Santa Claus PRINT 1896 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371866403711

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1896 * Maxfield Parrish * Christmas Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front cover, titled "Christmas" & which features an image of Santa Claus between two servants. This cover is in two colors. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they have been extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact, and in nice condition as well. Although the contents of the issue pale in comparison, the full pg. illus. of: "Bringing in the Boar's Head." Inside is a full pg. illus. of: "Captain Malyoe Shot Captain Brand Through the Head." Full pg. illus. of "She Would Site Quite Still, Permittin... See More  

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Ends March 15, 2017 16:08

$215.00
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