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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.
June 1, 1861
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).
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June 11, 1861
THE VERMONT CHRONICLE (weekly), Windsor, June 11, 1861
* Original Civil War era
This genuine newspaper has Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the reports on page 3 are: (see photos).
Other news of the day throughout. This issue is not fragile as newsprint from this era was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and ea... See More
June 15, 1861
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 15, 1861 The front page of this issue features an illustration captioned: "The Mute", which actually pertains to the accompanying story: "Godolphin Arabian or The King of the Winds".
Page five of this issue includes a rather lengthy article concerning baseball entitled: "Eckford vs. Enterprise", which ... See More
June 27, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1861 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT REVOLT" "Conflicts With the Rebels" "The United States Forces Victorious" "General Scott's Plans for the Campaign" "Movements of the Rebels at Various Points" "Appropriations of the Confederates for Carrying on the Rebellion"... See More
June 29, 1861
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated June 29, 1861 (print only)
This is a single-page print. The print contains two engravings entitled "The Village of Falls Church, VA - Arrival of the Second U. S. Cavalry, Company B, Lieutenant Tompkins, on Wednesday Morning, June 19th - from a Sketch by our Special Artist accompanying Major-General D'Dowell's Command