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Suggestions for NovicesWe invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers. To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices.
Suggestions for Novices
We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers. To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices.
July 20, 1861
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated July 20, 1861 (print only)
This is a single-page print. The print contains a single engraving entitled "Battle of Bealington, Laurel Hill, VA., between the Ninth and the Seventh Indian Regiments and the Fourtheenth Ohio Regiment; and a Rebel Georgian Regiment, July 8, at 5 p.m. - from a Sketch by a special artist accompanying Major-Gene... See More
August 17, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY dated August 17. 1861 (print only)
This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "A Fire Zouave Relating His Experience of the Battle of Bull Run in the Street at Washington" and "Recapture of the Schooner 'Enchantress' by the Gun-Boat 'Albatross'".
The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.... See More
August 24, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 24, 1861 The front page has first column heads including: "The Great Rebellion" "The Rebel Leaders Quarreling Among Themselves" "Bitter Denunciations Of Davis" "A Stampede of 14 Regiments" and more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
August 31, 1861
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated August 31, 1861 (print only)
This is a single-page print. The print contains two engravings entitled "Practising with the Celebrated Sawyer Gun, on the Rebel Batteries at Sewall's Point, near Norfolk, Va., from Fort Calhoun (unfinished), on the Rip-Raps, in Front of Frotress Monrose - from a Sketch by our special Artist