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The authentic issues below are our most recent additions, with the newest listings appearing 1st. If you would prefer to arrange them by chronologically, you can do so by selecting and adjusting the "Show Additional Listing Options" directly below.
May 30, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments.
John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States.
Also an artic... See More
June 27, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 27, 1829
* Article re: the Cherokee Nation
* Chart on the exporting of American tobacco to foreign countries
This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. Much of the news in this newspaper is government related. Featured in this issue is a report, along with a chart, of the exportation of American tobacco to various... See More
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot (10 issues) of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news. These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critic... See More
December 5, 1903
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1903
April 26, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 26, 1902 Frontpage illustration "The Right of Way" by Mears; fullpage photos The President at the Charleston Exposition; fullpage photos The Coronation of the King of Spain; fullpage illustration "The New Home of the Stock Exchange" by Meeker; A Girl's Adventures in Cloudland with photos; The Drama of the Circus with photos; Openin... See More
October 9, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 9, 1909 Almost the entire front page is taken up with the famous photo captioned: "A New Kind Of Gull In New York Harbor--Wilbur Wright...made a most spectacular flight on Sept. 29th when he circled the Statue of Liberty...without mishap..." . A great & very displayable issue on early aviation. Additional prints include: "The History ... See More
October 2, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 2, 1897 The full front page is by F. Remington: "A Wounded Bull Elk", plus a fullpg. with 7 photos: "On the Way to the Klondike Gold Fields". Nearly halfpg. A.B. Frost print: "A Snap Shot at Woodcock" is a hunting scene. Plus three more hunting scenes by Frost also, including: "Shoot! Shoot, Man! Why Don't You Shoo... See More
October 30, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886 A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".
The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More
March 11, 1882
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no... See More
July 26, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 26, 1879
Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: 'The Statesman At Home'. Fullpg; 'The Metropolitan Regatta on the Hudson'. 3/4 pg: 'The Eruption of Mt. Etna--The Great Stream of Lava'. Fullpg. with 7 scenes of a military encampment at Newport. Fullpg. shows the ship: 'Jeannette Leaving San Francisco'.
Other news and advertisemen... See More
July 13, 1878
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, July 13, 1878 Interesting full frontpage illustration of: "The New Flying Machine" shows a man piloting this combination balloon/propeller devise. Nice halfpage "Inaugurating the Glorious Fourth" shows boys playing with fireworks. A quarter-page illustration is of "Dr. W. F. Carver, the Celebrated Marksman". Nice fullpage "The ... See More
May 8, 1875
Harper's WEEKLY, May 8, 1875 Front 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Late John Harper." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "A Fishing Match." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Walrus Herd Surprised." Dblpgctrfld. of "The Duel." (Two Geese Fighting). Full pg. Nast illus. of "The American River Ganges." 2/3 pg. Nast illus. of "No Church Need Reply." 2/3 pg. ill... See More
October 24, 1874
Harper's WEEKLY, Oct. 24, 1874 Full ftpg. Nast: 'A Burden He Has To Shoulder' shows U.S. Grant being overburdened. Fullpg. Nast: 'The Hobby In The Kinder-Garten' halfpg. of white men looking at an Indian family & their children. Supplement has centerfold: 'Starting For The Pyramids'
Complete in sixteen pages.
March 29, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1873 Full ftpg. political cartoon by Nast: "The Game of Fox and Geese; or Legal Trial of the Period". Fullpage "Mardi Gras in New Orleans--Grand Tableau of the 'Mistick Krewe' " with accompanying article. Nice Thomas Nast doublepage centerfold: "The Meeting of Nast and Watterson in Central Jersey". Two prints re: ... See More
August 6, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 6, 1870 This issue contains a fullpage Winslow Homer print: "On the Bluff At Long Branch at the Bathing Hour". The frontpage features a fullpage illustration "Going to Market". A fullpage "Map of the Seat of War in Europe". Fullpage political cartoon re. "The New Comet - A Phenomenon Now Visible in All Parts of th... See More
January 16, 1869
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1869 Nice fullpg. Winslow Homer print: 'Winter At Sea--Taking in Sail Off the Coast'. Fullpg. shows 3 scenes: 'Custer's Command Shooting Down Worthless Horses' & 'The Scalped Hunter' & 'Custer's Indian Scouts Celebrating the Victory Over Black Kettle'.
Complete in sixteen pages.... See More
June 6, 1868
Harper's WEEKLY, New York, June 6, 1868 The front page features a fullpage Thomas Nast illustration which shows Grant being decorated by Lady Liberty entitled "Chicago, May 21, 1868". Inside the issue includes two illustrations showing Grant, one at Army Head-quarters and one as the candidate for the Presidency. A fullpage 'The Republican Convention in Session - View... See More
June 22, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1867 Ftpg. shows: 'Portrait of Queen Victoria in a very ornate frame. Fullpg: 'Constitutional Convention at Albany'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'The Life of a Convict at Sing Sing Prison, New York' shows 16 scenes. Nice quarterpg. illus: 'Significant Election Scene at Washington' shows blacks voting, with text mentioning: '...the... See More
May 4, 1867
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 4, 1867
Halfpg: 'Scene in a Sugar Rush, Otsego Co., N.Y.'. Fullpg. with 3 illus. & text re: Alaska: 'Our Russian Possession' showing 'Mt. Saint Elias, Russian America' & 'New Archangel, the Principal Town of Russian America' . Three prints of Black soldiers: 'The Contraband' 'The Recruit' & 'The V... See More
September 2, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 2, 1865 The front page shows: "Collision on the Housatonic Railroad near Bridgeport, Connecticut" and: "Housatonic Railroad Slaughter--House to Which the Wounded Were Conveyed".
Inside has an interesting full page: "Wall Street & Broadway--Ways of Getting & Spending Money" showing many vignettes. Also within is a lar... See More
May 27, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1865 The front page features "Lewis Payne the Assassin" under guard, with text headed: "Capture of Davis", "Payne the Assassin" and "President Lincoln's Burial".
Inside includes a dramatic full page: "Charge of the Ninth Army Corps on Fort Mahone, April 3, 1865". A full page features a half page ill... See More
May 6, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 6, 1865 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 U... See More
July 23, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 23, 1864 The entire front page is a print of: "The Sinking of the 'Alabama' Off Cherbourg". Other prints within include: "View on the Appomattox, Below Port Walthall" "Jones's Neck, From General Foster's Head-Quarters, Near Malvern Hill, on the James" "Divine Service at General Baldy Smith's Headquarte... See More
October 17, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 17, 1863 The full front page shows: "Reception of the Common Council Committee by Admiral Lisovski on Board the Flag-Ship 'Alexander Nevski'". Inside has a full page: "The Grand Procession of Our Russian Visitors Through Broadway, Under Escort of the Militia and Police". Other prints include: "The Anglo-Rebel Pirates--St... See More
September 28, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 28, 1861 The full front page is a scene of the: "Gallant Exploit of Captain Strong of the Second Wisconsin Volunteers". The many prints inside include a very small: "Plan of the Harbor of Beaufort, North Carolina" and much larger prints of: "The Rebel General Albert S. Johnston, Commanding on the Mississippi" "Terrib... See More
January 5, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 5, 1861 The full front page is drawn by Winslow Homer & has: 'The Georgia Delegation in Congress' showing 10 men. Also done by Winslow Homer is the doublepage centerfold: "Seeing the Old Year Out".
Also in this issue is: "New Year's Eve in the Country" plus there is a serialized portion of "Great Expectations"... See More
June 2, 1860
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 The front page has a print captioned: "The Japanese Ambassadors 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 sla... See More
May 14, 1859
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1859 Illustrations include: 'Plan of the Fortification of Vera Cruz', 'Struggle with a Buck' and 'Panther Hunting in Africa' and a great full page view of: 'The Flood in the Mississippi' plus another full page on the 'Fireworks at the Brooklyn City Hall'. This issue also contains a serialized portion of &quo... See More
February 26, 1859
Harper's WEEKLY, from New York, dated February 26, 1859. The frontpage features a halfpage illustration entitled "The Ball of the Season". Two illustration of 'The Murder of the Deaf and Dumb Boy in Utah' and 'The Consummation of the Murder'. An article "Mr. Aspinwall's Gallery" also has two nearly halfpage illustrations. Two pages with 6 illustrations o... See More
Item #153059THE FRIEND, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1828. A small-size Quaker newspaper subtitled: "A Religious and Literary Journal" which pretty much describes its contents. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 11x 9 inches and containing 8 pages.
October 29, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a month l... See More
Item #151887THE LIBERATOR, Boston, MA 1861-65 (with minor water-staining or other minor imperfections which make them somewhat 2nd-rate)
* Ornate masthead
* Anti-Slavery Title
* edited by William Lloyd Garrison
See the photo below for the terrific masthead of this famous anti-slavery title. The ornate woodcut in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds ... See More
Item #120198THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate) A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.
This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More
Item #120028THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, 1684. This is a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still publishing today. This is a very early issue from just 19 years after it began publication. Single sheet, printed on both sides, very nice condition.
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