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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.
April 19, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 19, 1865 All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in mourning for the death of President Lincoln. The front page has one column heads which include: "THE NATIONAL LOSS" "The Would-be Assassin of Secretary Seward Secured" "Booth Brought To Bay" "Preparations For The Funeral" and more. There are many more related reports concerning... See More
September 30, 1879
DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Sept.30, 1879 Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona, as it did not become a state until 1912.
Page 3 has a very nice article: "New Mexican Indian War" which reports on the battle of Sept. 17 in which solders were am... See More
March 21, 1863
SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863 A very rare publication from the Confederacy, as relatively few issues have come into our inventory over the past 42 years. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.
The front page is entirely taken up by a print of: "Brigadier-General Thomas R. R. Cobb". Page 2 has an ar... See More
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1780 Near the back is a great, 3 1/2 page account of the historic Battle of Camden, where Cornwallis defeated the American General Gates. This account--with considerable detail--is a lengthy letter by Cornwallis himself, signed in type: Cornwallis. It is dated at Camden, Aug. 21, 1780, and begins: "It is with great pleasure that I communicated..... See More
November 13, 1792
THE MARYLAND JOURNAL & BALTIMORE ADVERTISER, Nov. 13, 1792 Various political & other reports of the day including over half a column of: "Proceedings of Congress". The bkpg. has no fewer than 8 runaway reward ads plus one headed: two Hundred Likely Virginia-born SLAVES for SALE" with details (see).
Four pages, a piece from the right margin of the ftpg. leaf affects a ... See More
August 19, 1868
THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, June 5, 1869 This title was focused on satire and was a conservative piece in opposition to B. Disraeli who would soon become Prime Minister. Very similar to the more popular "Punch" of the day, it combined a good deal of genuine amusement with a zealous effort at social reform. The image of a tomahawk hat... See More
October 27, 1898
THE ROSWELL REGISTER, New Mexico, Oct. 27, 1898 Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. This town is famous for the supposed alien crash here in 1947. The first newspaper from this town we have offered.
Four pages, separation along the vertical fold of both leaves with a hole at the center. Each leaf in plastic for protection, but could be rem... See More
November 2, 1898
ALBUQUERQUE MORNING DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Nov. 2, 1898 Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. We've offered a number of titles from Albuquerque but this (and a few others) is the first of this title to come into our inventory.
Eight pages, small wear hole at fold juncture of front leaf, two cut outs from the back leaf only, good condition.... See More
July 16, 1768
THE PUBLIC REGISTER: Or, FREEMAN'S JOURNAL, Dublin, Ireland, July 16, 1768 An early newspaper from Ireland with various reports from throughout Europe. Four pages, handsome masthead, a bit of light damp staining, nice condition.
January 6, 1780
THE MORNING CHRONICLE & LONDON ADVERTISER, England, Jan. 6, 1780 Page 2 has a few bits on the Revolutionary War including: "...arrived from New York says that General Washington has been, all last summer, in a bad state of health, & very often confined to his bed which the Provincials give out as the course of their inactivity the last campaign...received from Gen. Prevost he me... See More
August 1, 1807
DUBLIN EVENING POST, Ireland, Aug. 1, 1807 A typical newspaper of the day with mostly European news reports with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, nice condition.
March 18, 1749
THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL OR NEW WEEKLY MISCELLANY, London, March 18, 1748-9 (1749 by our calendar). Basically British reporting however one-third of the front page is taken up with discussion concerning fishing rights in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and the vicinity. Also an item on the boundaries of Nova Scotia.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some damp staining, nice red tax stamp on the ftpg., ... See More
June 11, 1776
ROTTERDAMSCHE COURANTE, The Netherlands, June 11, 1776 A single sheet newspaper from Rotterdam in the Dutch language which has in the first column news from: "Amerika" which includes document signed in type by: G. Washington. The document translate to an order preventing soldiers from going into drinking houses or leaving their posts.
Single sheet, never-trimmed, 9 1/2 by 14... See More
April 25, 1799
THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 25, 1799 A vol. 1 issue of this title which was short-lived in Philadelphia before removing to Washington, from which issues of this title are much more common.
Page 2 has: "Buonaparte" & much more on events in Europe. Page 3 has a report: "Insurrection" amongst many others.
Four pages, very nice condition.
August 23, 1862
SOLDIER'S BUDGET, Humboldt, Tennessee, August 23, 1862 An extremely rare title being a "camp" newspaper printed by: "The Printers of the Twelfth Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers" as noted in the masthead.
Camp newspapers where typically smaller in size than the city dailies as they were printed on presses that were small & portable, often traveling with the regiment... See More
April 21, 1804
BOSTON WEEKLY MAGAZINE, April 21, 1804 Page 3 has reports on the Barbary Wars including: "Commodore Preble writes...'I have just returned from a cruise off Tripoli where in the 23d December I captured a vessel with the Bashaw's presents to the grand Signior...I trust this capture will give us considerable advantages in negociating a peace. The squadron fitting out for the ... See More
June 1, 1778
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1778 Near the back are 1 1/2 pages headed: "American Affairs". Included is a letter signed by: W. Howe announcing his replacement, Sir Henry Clinton, has arrived, and Howe will soon be leaving for England. He also comments on recent military events under his leadership (see).
Also included is a nice account of the battle at Bordentow... See More
April 1, 1775
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1775 Inside has 6 pages of debate concerning the creation of what would be the Administration of Justice Act, which was one of the "Intolerable" Acts so hated by the colonists. Terrific & very lengthy, detailed reporting, too much to show here.
This is followed by the: "House of Lords Protest" to this bill, taking over a full page... See More
January 1, 1775
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1775
* Pre Revolutionary War tensions
* England & the American colonies
Within the issue: "Resolutions of the Freeholders of Baltimore County" which includes: "Resolved...that the town of Boston is now suffering in the common cause of America & that it is the duty o every colony in America to unite in the most effectua... See More
April 8, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, April 8, 1865 Fine coverage of the fall of Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy. Keep in mind that this was a racist newspaper in the North, calling itself: "An Anti-Abolition Democratic Paper For White Men" on the back page. So all reporting has this bias.
Page 5 begins with column heads: "Evacuation of Richmond" "Three Days' Fight... See More
July 4, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818 A great issue on the beginnings of some notable cities in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois with an article headed: "The Public Lands" beginning: "...I proceed in this letter to give a brief account of the several land offices now in operation for the sale of the public lands in the states of Ohio and Indiana, and the adjoining territorie... See More
July 15, 1865
NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, July 15, 1865 A great issue on the hanging of the conspirators of Abraham Lincoln and particularly interesting to have in this raciest newspaper, which calls itself: "The White Man's Paper" (see photos), particularly use of the word "Alleged" in the first column head.
The top of the first column: "EXECUTION of the ALLEGED CONSPIRATORS&q... See More
June 17, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865 The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with text under the headings: "THE TRIAL OF THE ASSASSINS" "Remarkable Evidence as to a Newspaper" "Ben. Wood's News in a Curious Category" "Rebel Gold Supporting a Rebel Organ in New York" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some creases, good condition.... See More
October 13, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, October 13, 1865 First column heads include: "Orders for the Reduction of the Army" "Nearly All the White Volunteers East of the Mississippi to be Mustered Out" "Most of the Southern Seaboard Forts to be Garrisoned by Colored Troops" "All Colored Troops Not Needed to be Dismissed" and more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
July 13, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865 Page 4 has a brief, rather inconspicuous item with a small heading: "Mrs. Surratt" which reads: "The friends of the late Mary E. Surratt are resorting to ill-judged action in endeavoring to prove her innocence. Her trial was conducted with extraordinary patience, and the proofs of her guilt entirely justified the conclusion arrived at. Disloyal pe... See More
May 27, 1809
BOSTON PATRIOT, May 27, 1809 The front page begins with a 1 1/2 column article: "Mr. Adams' Correspondence Continued" in which he defends some of his actions.
Four pages, very light foxing, good condition.
September 6, 1831
VERMONT GAZETTE, Bennington, Sept. 6, 1831 A very notable issue has page 3 contains a quite early and rather detailed report of what is known as "Nat Turner's Rebellion", a slave revolt in Southampton County, Virginia. See the web for details.
The first report is headed: "Negro Insurrection" with the report taking from Richmond newspapers & noting: "...the f... See More
July 27, 1820
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 27, 1820 Pg. 3 has a detailed letter from Joseph Lovell, Surgeon General U.S. Army, concerning meteorological observations made at military posts in the U.S. It includes an abstract of the observations that take about 1 1/3 columns. Other news of the day includes: "Arrival of the Queen In London" "Latest From France" "Debat... See More
June 2, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, June 2, 1815 Page two has several reports concerning the work of Napoleon Buonaparte in France just after his return after his escape from the island of Elba.
Four pages, nice condition.
July 3, 1811
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL.....EXTRA, Boston, July 3 1811 The entirety of this 4 page issue concerning the resignation of Robert Smith as Secretary of State under James Madison, much of it being: "Hon. Robert Smith's Address To the People of the United States". Included are other documents signed by hi as well as a letter signed by James Madison. Robert Smith would eventually become pr... See More
January 16, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1783 Page 2 has: "By authentic advices from Charlestown [Charleston]...we are informed that preparations were making with the utmost diligence for the evacuation of this valuable possession. Thousands of the inhabitants were packing up their goods & conveying their negroes to Jamaica...All hopes of a countermand having entirely vanished, the L... See More
May 2, 1885
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 2, 1885 The first column of the ftpg. has a great, illustrated article for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, headed: "There Has Been, and are, Divers Imitators But on SUNDAY, MAY 10 at FAIR GROUNDS Will be seen the Originator, with the Originated and Consequently THE ONLY ORIGINAL BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST...Led by Hon. W. F. Cody, Buffalo Bill&qu... See More
September 21, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811 The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812. Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the ... See More
August 21, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813 Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of he Declaration of War by the Six Nations Against the British in Canada". Also: Creek Indians" which takes a full page, then: "Events of the War" which takes about 6 pages & includes a letter from the Lower Sandusky, one from... See More
June 19, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 19, 1813
* USS Chesapeake vs. HMS Shannon
* War of 1812 naval battle
* Battle of Sackett's Harbor
Near the back is a significant report on one of the more notable naval battles of the War of 1812, the Chesapeake versus the Shannon. The report has a small head: "The Chesapeake Frigate" with the article noting: "...informed that t... See More
March 27, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 27, 1813 The entire ftpg. is set like a broadside honoring the great "American Seamen, Who have Borne Columbia's Flag Triumphant..." with much more text, & lists of many of the famous including Hull, Decatur, Lawrence, etc. The many different type styles used on the front page makes this a very displayable issue (see).
There are o... See More
Item #649244DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849 James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.
This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More
September 1, 1923
"THE COMBINED NEW YORK MORNING NEWSPAPERS", as is printed across the very top. Sept., 1923 A curious issue, as ten New York City morning newspapers were combined to produce this single newspaper, with the masthead of each appearing at the top making for a very curious front page (see). The union pressmen went out on an "outlaw" strike at the time, hence this combined news... See More
Item #649242GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863 Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.
Item #649241FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833 An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.
January 1, 1944
BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944 A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.
Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More
Item #649239A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for under $2.50 each. A great set for a great price. The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issues you will receive. Actual issues vary.... See More
Item #649238A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.
Item #649237THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, 1840's A lot of five issues from just after Florida’s statehood. All are in “2nd rate” condition (staining, rubbing, close-trimming, etc.), but are not damaged. A very popular lot. Issues from early Florida are very difficult to find and are quite collectible. A great set at a bargain price.
Item #649236NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866 A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition.
Item #649235CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810 A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States. Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice. Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More
Item #649234THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's. All are in good condition. A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of world affairs from the 18th century.
Item #649233THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day. A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-issue price. Nice condition. The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive. Actual dates vary in the later 1750's.
Item #649232THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good condition.
Item #649231WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT A lot of 50 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, consisting of a blend of 2nd rate and damaged issues, and containing at least 7 different titles within the lot. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, heavy foxing & wear, missing pages, cut-outs, etc. A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a collection when conditio... See More
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