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November 9, 1856
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES ,Nov. 9,1856 An early sporting journal subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." Taking nearly a fullpg. inside are the lyrics and music for the "Lager Bier Song." Small tears at the top affect each leaf, otherwise good.
August 23, 1865
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Jeff. Davis" "Statements Of His Counsel" "Nothing Known as to the Trial" & "The Trial Of Wirz" "Motion To Quash The Charges Denied" "The Prisoner Pleads 'Not Guilty' " & more. Two areas of light staining.
September 18, 1877
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Sept. 18, 1877 Ftpg. heads include: "Nez Perces" "Surrounded by Colonel Sturgis Assisted By Howard and Merritt" "The Crow Indians Prove Loyal to the United States." Good condition.
January 8, 1816
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1816 Taking 2 columns on pg. 2 is: "The Close Of Revolution And The Close Of The Year. Addressed To The Readers Of The Connecticut Mirror" being the carrier's address. Good.
February 19, 1876
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Feb. 19, 1876 Nice ftpg. illustration of the "Woman's Pavilion" at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia takes nearly half a page. Nice condition.
April 2, 1835
PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT EXTRA, Hartford, Conn., Apr. 2, 1835 Contains political content relative to upcoming state elections. Fold wear on the first leaf causes a few small holes, plus fold foxing, mostly to the ftpg.
August 17, 1836
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1836 Pg. 2 has: "More Fighting" being a report of a battle in Georgia between the Indians and U.S. troops near Black Creek. Small hole at the fold juncture, areas of foxing.
November 9, 1892
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Nov. 9, 1892 Ftpg. first col. heads: "FOR CLEVELAND" "A Great Victory for Democratic Principles" "Beginning Of A New Epoch" & more. Some light dirtiness at the spine and along the fold.
October 24, 1891
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1891 The ftpg. has six illustrations: "Transportation Of Grain In The United States--The Armour Elevator" in Chicago. Good condition.
February 22, 1877
CLEVELAND LEADER newspaper dated Feb. 22, 1877. See the photo below for the two illustrated Optician ads which appear on page 7 of this 8 page issue, both of which are illustrated. You get the complete issue in nice condition.
June 1, 1883
MORNING LIGHT, (New York), June 1883 Literary content for young people with a nice masthead and several illustrations. Top of an inside page has a bit of wear, otherwise good. Quarto-size with 8 pgs. Uncut.
September 3, 1868
THE ERIE GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1868 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.
This 4 page issue contains various news of the day and several interesting advertisements giving a glimpse as to what life was like shortly after the Civil War.
September 26, 1891
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 26, 1891 The ftpg. has six illus. of: "The Great Railway Tunnel Under The St. Clair River, Between The United States And Canada." More inside. Good condition.
July 15, 1878
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, July 15, 1878 Ftpg. heads include: "Indians On The Rampage" "Murder And Arson" "Three Miners Killed and a Station Burned by Retreating Redskins--Howard Follows the Fleeing Savages--Two Lodges of Cheyennes on the War Path" & more. Browned a bit at the edges.
Item #151525THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, August, September, 1874 See the inset for the nice, nearly half column ad for "P. T Barnum's Great Roman Hippodrome" that includes a nice woodcut of Mr. Barnum. Ad appears on an inside page or the bkpg. Good shape.
PLEASE NOTE the photo is an example of what you will recieve. This issue will be different in date, but similar in content and condi... See More
January 1, 1859
HALL'S JOURNAL OF HEALTH, New York, January, 1859 Contains tips and anecdotes for healthy living, plus various topical reports. Octavo-size, 12 pgs. browned a bit, otherwise good. A volume I issue.
November 30, 1881
THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Nov. 30, 1881 Ftpg. has: "Guiteau's Inspiration---He Details His Movements and Describes His Feelings Prior to the Assassination." A pg. 2 woodcut measuring 4 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches shows: "Mrs. Scoville, Guiteau's Brother, Guiteau, Mr. Scoville" with the caption reading: "Guiteau in Court---'I am my own Counsel.' " Light, but sweeping dampstaining line at the top, in the... See More
Item #151489THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, 1822 Here is a volume one issue of a quite uncommon and very early octavo-size newspaper. Seems to be a primarily religious, although some other items as well. A 16 page issue, various foxing throughout, measures 5 by 8-1/2 inches. Very difficult to find a periodical from Pittsburgh before the Civil War, let alone this early.
August 3, 1872
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, Aug. 3, 1872 An uncommon title with news of the day, topical reports and ads. A few traces of foxing, otherwise in good condition.
February 8, 1878
THE DAILY GRAPHIC illustrated newsppaer dated Feb. 8, 1878. See the photo below for the nice full page print captioned: "Constantinople From Galata--View Showing the Golden Horn and the Bridge. This print measures about 12 by 18 1/2 inches and is in very nice condition. Other leaves in this issue have various tears. A displayable print!
December 2, 1876
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Dec. 2, 1876 The bkpg. has a bold, fullpg. ad for "The Herald". Pg. 9 has a calendar, taking more than a halfpg., for the upcoming year of 1877. Good condition.
May 2, 1867
NEW YORK TIMES newspaper dated May 2, 1867. See the photo below for the interesting advertisement which appears on page 7 of this issue, promoting "Griffin & Christy's Minstrels", with a few particulars. You get the complete 8 page issue in nice condition.
May 5, 1873
LESLIE'S TAG FUR TAG, N.Y., May 5, 1873 An illustrated tabloid-type paper totally in the German language. Many edge tears, some into text with loss. Uncommon.
May 8, 1877
WARREN MAIL from Warren, Pennsylvania, May 8, 1877 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time. This 4 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements which show what life was like in the 1870's.
Item #151416THE STAR , London, England, 1813 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.
This 4 page issue contains news of the day and various interesting advertisements which give a sense of what life was like during the War of 1812. This issue has a partial red-ink stamps on the upper right hand corner. See!
July 3, 1811
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA newspaper from Boston, dated July 3, 1811. The entire 4 page issue is taken up with "Hon. Robert Smith's Address to the People of The United States" concerning his resignation as Secretary of State. Issue was never trimmed, measures about 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches. Very nice condition! Uncommon EXTRA.
July 9, 1884
SUPPLEMENT TO THE TIMES, Chicago, July 9, 1884 Ftpg. reports from the 1st day of the Democratic National Convention with other news and topical reports as well. Small hole at the fold juncture, some fold wear. Four pgs.
July 31, 1897
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1897 See the photo below for the nice illustration on an inside page, captioned: "The Magic Table" with a related article as well. You get the complete 16 page issue generally in nice condition although irregular at the spine and mostly loose at the spine as well. An early magic item!
March 21, 1878
THE ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Mar. 21, 1878 A brief pg. 2 report "Sitting Bull Heard From" says, contrary to earlier reports, that he "...and his people are not on the verge of starvation..." and that "...he is preparing for another war next spring, and will be joined as soon as he crosses the border, by all the roving and disaffected Indians in... See More
October 30, 1897
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 30, 1897 See the photo below for the nice, full front page of this issue which has 5 photos of "The New Astoria Hotel, New York City" which includes some photos of the construction progress. An article and 2 more photos on an inside page. You get the complete issue in nice condition.
June 17, 1880
DROVERS JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT, Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois, June 17, 1880 A folio-size singlesheet with "Stock Yard" news and many ads. Small tears are mended with archival tape, otherwise generally good. Very displayable.
August 3, 1874
ONEIDA CIRCULAR, New York, August 3, 1874 A weekly newspaper published by the Oneida community. Most of the content has religious or literary overtones, however inside the issue is content on the Beecher-Tilton affair and "The Record of the Beechers". The backpage of the issue also contains reports on the postal-car difficulty between the Government and certain railroads. Other new... See More
October 1, 1887
GOLDEN HOURS, NY, Oct. 1887 A quarto-size publication of just 4 pgs. having light literary content for young boys and girls. Some ads as well. A few stains and minor wear.
September 5, 1843
THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1843 Page 2 has a "For President, Henry Clay, of Kentucky..." advertisement. Some news of the day, but mostly ads & notices, many with include small illustrations.
Complete four pages, rejoined at the spine, otherwise in good condition.
Item #151335NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
January 1, 1836
FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, 1836 Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Octavo-size with 16 pages. Some foxing. A rare title.
May 14, 1896
LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1896 See the photo for the full page of the continuation of the Robert Louis Stevenson story: "Weir of Hermiston", being chapter VII. This story continues over to the next page, and is then continued in a future issue.
You get the complete issue, in nice condition. Nice, early item on R.L. Stevenson!
December 26, 1893
THE WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, Dec. 26, 1893 Has news and reports relating to the Stock Market, plus a supplement page: "Notice of Corporation Meetings, Dividends, &c." Small tear at the spine affects each leaf, rejoined at the spine. Measures 13 1/2 by 10 inches.
July 7, 1860
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1860 A page 6 report headed: "From the Pike's Peak Region" gives details about the Indians, the topography, various communities, and the impact of the gold discoveries. Takes nearly a column. In good condition.
February 7, 1814
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 7, 1814 The last page has an ad for: "Diseases of the Eyes Are Attended To By Joshua Thomas, M. D." Above this a woodcut of an eye. Generally good condition.
December 20, 1831
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 20, 1831 Pg. 2 has a letter signed: H. Clay, concerning his possible nomination for President. More on him on pg. 3 as well. Some scattered foxing, generally nice. Folio-size, 4 pages.
March 1, 1878
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1878 The front page has: "The Silver Bill A Law" "Vetoed, But Passed Over The Veto" "Neither House Of Congress Stops To Debate The Bill."
Tears along the spine, edges are browned a bit and somewhat pulpish.
December 22, 1893
THE WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, N.Y., Dec. 22, 1893 Subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted To Financial Interests." Measures 13 1/2 by 10 inches with four pgs. Rejoined at the spine, otherwise in nice condition.
December 25, 1839
THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Dec. 25, 1839 Taking three columns on pg. 2 and five columns on pg. 3 is the President's "Message". It is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Acid-free tape mend to an irregular tear near the masthead, plus a small, barely noticeable tape mend in the text of the address, otherwise very good. Nice to have in a Washington paper.
Item #151172THE BALANCE, Hudson, N.Y., 1807 Has the text of a political speech, and various news reports. Quarto-size with 4 pgs., in vey good condition.
April 9, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1898 The front page has six illustrations being various "Scenes In China" including one showing "The Chinese Wall Near Kuldscha." Generally good condition.
August 19, 1880
THE NEW-YORK EVANGELIST, Aug. 19, 1880 Has religious news and content, some ads. Wear causes a small hole along the central fold, residue from a label causes loss of a few words on the ftpg. Uncut.
July 19, 1865
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 19, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Progress of the Trial of Miss Harris" "The Remarks of Judge Wylie to the Jury" "Addresses of Counsel for the Prosecution and for the Defence" "Elaborate Statements and Arguments in the Case."
Complete in 8 pages with crease affects in unrelated text, traces of foxing, otherwise in good condition.
November 6, 1851
THE CIRCULAR, from Brooklyn, New York, dated November 6, 1851 Printed by the Oneida community, this was actually the continuation of the Free Church Circular but was designated as the Vol. I, No. 1 by the editor. Published by the folks of the Oneida Community, this is actually, as stated on page 2, the continuation of the Free Church Circular.
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August 7, 1879
THE NEW NORTHWEST, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 7, 1879 Has numerous small bits of news, topical reports, and ads. Partially rejoined at the spine with clear, archival tape, piece missing in the lower left corner of the first leaf causes minimal loss of text, some edge tears. An uncommon title.
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