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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
155210

Rare VIRGINIA CITY NV Storey County Comstock Lode Silver Mining 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829059235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Virginia City, Nevada, Aug. 27, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Comstock Lode fame * Gold & silver mining A very famous Western town which sprang up as a boomtown with the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the United States. The city's population peaked in the mid-1870's with about 25,000 residents. the current census shows about 850 residents. Virginia City was also once home to Mark Twain who worked at the "Enterprise" newspaper for a brief period. Much local news including many items of a mining nature. A great wealth of ads as well, many illustrated. Four pages, some minor tears ar margins, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:41

$37.00
151292

MARK TWAIN'S The Noble Red Man (Indian) 1872 Constantine Michigan 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371838882300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 30, 1872 Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a story titled: "The noble Red Man, by Mark Twain". Nice to have a Samuel Clemens work on the front page. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2017 15:06

$47.00
150500

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391653385361

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862 * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861", which does show some mild margin wear as this was the first page in the volume. Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition". This issue also contains "Charles D... See More  

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Ends January 14, 2017 14:45

$165.00
147950

MARK TWAIN'S "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371747120560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1928 * Laura Hawkins Frazer death (1st report) * Childhood sweetheart of Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FRASER DIES; CHUM OF TWAIN" with subheads that include: "The Becky Thatcher of Famous Humorist's Books Succumbs at the Age of 91" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Laura Hawkins Frazer, inspiration for Becky Thatcher in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and a little marg... See More  

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Ends October 26, 2016 14:57

$39.00
147816

Rare MOKELUMNE HILL CA Calaveras County Old West GOLD MINING Town 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371742569341

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WEEKLY CALAVERAS CHRONICLE, Mokelumne Hill, California, June 25, 1870 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining An early issue from this county made famous by Mark Twain. Mokelumne Hill was one of the richest gold mining towns in California. Founded in 1848, the placers were so rich that the miners risked starvation rather than head to Stockton to replenish their supplies. Soon after, gold was discovered in the nearby hills, so much so that miners were restricted to claims of 16 sq. ft., and yet many of those claims were reported to have paid up to $20,000. By 1850 the town was one of the largest in the area, with its population reaching as high as 15,000 . Today the population is less than 700. ... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:36

$77.00
137730

Life & Adventures of MARTIN CHUZZLEWITT Charles Dickens BOZ 1843 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371476142998

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PENNSYLVANIA INQUIRER& NATIONAL GAZETTE, from Philadelphia, September 29, 1843. * Martin Chuzzlewit * Boz - Charles Dickens The front page has the continuation of: "A New Story By Boz." "The Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit His Relatives, Friends, & Enemies" by Charles Dickens. Text takes up over three columns on the front page. Complete in four pages, good condition.

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Ends November 29, 2015 11:11

$27.00
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