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Item #569959A 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 #559596CONNECTICUT 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 #180016A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.
August 10, 1812
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Aug. 10, 1812 Reports include: "From the Northwestern Frontier" "The British Fleet" "Col. Clark's Advice to the People, Inhabiting the Towns Bordering on Canada Line" "Washington" which begins: "Georgetown has been in a dreadful state of alarm & anxiety..." and more.
Eight pages, 11 by 14... See More
January 9, 1813
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1813 Content includes: "Medal & Premiums" "Law Case--Clark, the Spy" "Military Supplies" which includes a lengthy chart; "American Seamen" "Treaty of Peace" with Sweden; "Distribution of Prize Money" split evenly between the govt. and the captors of vessels; and more.
Taking over 2 pages ... See More
June 18, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 18, 1814 Inside has over 5 pages of: "Events of the War" reporting on the on-going War of 1812. Included are reports & subheads: "Our Prospects"; letters form the "Creek Agency" and from "Milledgville"; "Military"; a letter from General Edmund Gaines from Sackett's Harbor; a half page letter... See More
Item #579577FIGARO 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.
August 13, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 13, 1836 The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well (see). Other items include: "United States & Mexico" "Revolt of Negroes at Havana" "Unite... See More
April 10, 1841
THE LOG CABIN, New York, April 10, 1841
* William Henry Harrison death (1st report)
* Rare campaign title by Horace Greeley
The famous campaign newspaper published by Horace Greeley in support of William Henry Harrison in the 1840 election, its success carrying over to many issues beyond the inauguration--including this one. Harrison's term was noted for its brevity, he surviving ... See More
April 20, 1848
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 20, 1848
* Early in Abraham Lincoln' political career
This newspaper contains on page 3 reports from the: "House of Representatives" which includes the results of a vote concerning the eligibility of a Representative from New York, showing under the "yeas" the name "Lincoln" inconspicuously listed among m... See More
December 5, 1848
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 5, 1848
* California Gold Rush
* 49ers - mining - miners
A terrific & early issue on the California Gold Rush as nearly half of the front page has great gold-related content, items headed: "The Gold Region Of California", plus a letter datelined from "Monterrey, California, July 31, 1848; a "Proclamation" from... See More
Item #200048NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849 Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual... See More
Item #632935DAILY 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
Item #219445WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A 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.... See More
Item #559183WHOLESALE 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
October 18, 1850
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1850 Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Fugitive Slaves--A Case of Kidnapping--Interesting Correspondence". It is a fascinating & detailed article, the photos showing just portions.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
January 23, 1858
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 23, 1858 Inside includes a few prints of: "The Great Earthquake at Naples" "Sketches of Native Life In India" "American Firemen" which includes 3 prints, one a nice full page; "Torchlight Procession of the New York Firemen" pulling a fire engine.
Perhaps the most interesting content is the: "Proposed Tunnel ... See More
February 20, 1858
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 20, 1858 The front page features a half page print: "The Royal Bridal Tour - The Prince and Princess Frederick William at the Window the King's Palace, Potsdam". Within the issue are: "Effects of the Late Earthquake in Naples" "The Bridal Tour - Arrival of the Prince and Princess Frederick William at Antwerp"; a ful... See More
April 30, 1859
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 30, 1859 The front page has: "Sleeping Cars Now in Use on the New York Central Railroad". Inside has a nice doublepage centerfold: "Going to Pike's Peak, the New Gold Region" which includes 6 related prints amongst the text. Some of the prints care captioned: "Camp of the Emigrants" "The Wagon Emigra... See More
November 12, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1859
* Capture of a slaver - slave ship
* Harper's Ferry insurrection
Front page reports include: "The Slave Trade" "Capture of an Alleged Slaver---Her Arrival in New York" which is concerning the slave ship Emily & takes almost the entire first column (see). Also: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Sentence of Cook ... See More
Item #215899NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861 The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... 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
January 18, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1862 The front page has two prints: "Port Royal Ferry, Scene of the Battle of First January, 1862" and a cartoonish print showing a: "Scene in the Parlor of Mrs. Barnwell's House at Beaufort, South Carolina" showing various African-Americans (see).
Inside has a full page of: "The Vessels of General Burnside's Expedi... See More
June 28, 1862
NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1862
* Battle of Oak Grove
* 1st Seven Days Battles
* Civil War maps
The front page features a large and very detailed map headed: "The Scene Of The Battle Before Richmond On Wednesday - Showing the Region of General Hooker's Advance, and the Roads, etc. near the Chickahominy, upon which our Troops are now Encamped." Plus most of the balance of ... See More
October 7, 1862
A lot of 47 damaged Civil War newspapers, most of which are the "Boston Daily Journal" although there are some other titles mixed in. An interesting & sizable lot all during the Civil War and all containing some Civil War content.
Item #583878GLEASON'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.
February 14, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 14, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance at Okolona" "Large Part of Their Army of Virginia Sent to Vicksburg" "The Blockade Of The Mississippi" "Levees in Mississippi and Louisiana Destroyed" "Capture of a Rebel Clergyman" and more.
Eight pages, irregular at the spine margins,... See More
December 26, 1863
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Dec. 26, 1863 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, & includes: "...What will be the future of General Lon... See More
January 16, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 16, 1864 The full front page is a print captioned: "Averill's Raid". Inside has prints of: "Major-General Andrew A. Humphreys" "General William W. Averill" "The 'Suck' In The Tennessee River" "The Wreck of the 'Aquila' at San Francisco" "The Iron-Clad Screw Frigate 'Re D'... See More
November 16, 1864
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 16, 1864 On the front page are: "Death of Governor Medary" "Death of Col. Samuel Medary" and "Funeral of Governor Medary" with other items on his death on the ftpg. & inside. Medary was the publisher of this newspaper.
Actually Medary was indicted by a federal grand jury in 1864 for conspiracy against the government and was ... See More
February 20, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1865
* Columbia SC South Carolina captured
* General William T. Sherman
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Final months of the Civil War
The top of the first column on pg. 1 are heads: "Sherman's Triumphant March" "Capture of Columbia, the Capital of South Carolina" "Beauregard Declines a Fight" "The Rebels Destroy their... See More
August 9, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 9, 1865 The front page has: "Sports of the Turf - The Second Day of the Saratoga Meeting - The Coveted Bauble Won by the Horse Kentucky", Page 3 has: "Death of an Ex-Slave at the Almshouse - His Will" which has the will of Denison wherein he leaves all his worldly belongings to the person that had been attending to him. Page 4 has "The Anti-Slave... See More
August 11, 1865
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 11, 1865 Among the front page column heads are: "OUR SOUTHERN TOUR" "The Real Sentiment In the South" "Views of the People" "Negro Labor--Pro and Con" "A Rough But Truthful Discourse" "The Insanity of Slavery" and much more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, 2 folds... See More
August 19, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 19, 1865 The front page column heads include: "The Lost Cable Again" which is a lengthy report on the Atlantic cable; "The Pirate Shenandoah - Destruction of a Whaling Bark" and a small bit about making "Ford's Theatre" a fire-proof building as a depository for rebel archives.
Inside has: "Notes From The People" "Li... See More
September 4, 1865
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 4, 1865
* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter
* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia
Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL [Wirz], who was the warden at the infamous Andersonville prison. "The Testimony of Western Cavalrymen" "Werze's Mode of Dealing With the Cripples and Sick Men" "He Puts Them Out of Their... See More
Item #559613NEW 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.
May 4, 1867
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 4, 1867 Included is a one page report: "The Manufacture Of Greenbacks and Currency At The U.S. Treasury Building" which has a nice view of the exterior of the Treasury Building, plus four smaller scenes of work areas, and on the opposite page a large illustration of the "Hydraulic Engines" and one of the "Sealing Room&quo... See More
Item #180044SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive. Actual issues vary, but will... See More
March 26, 1870
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 26, 1870 The ftpg. illustration shows: "New York--Treatment Of Emigrants At Ward's Island--Women At Dinner." Among the prints inside are: "Laborers Of A Hand-Car Of The Pacific Railroad, Attacked By Indians." "Bitter Creek Valley--Construction Camp Of The Pacific Railroad In The Foreground" and "Citadel Rock, Gr... See More
April 29, 1871
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 29, 1871
* Scranton, Pennsylvania
* Coal mine region riots
Within the issue is a half page: "Riots Near Scranton, Pa.--The Affair of April 6th At Tripp's Slope--Rioters Stoning The Working Bosses, Who Drew Up The Coal During The Intimidation Of The Operatives." and a related report: "Scenes In The Coal Regions." Several... See More
November 14, 1872
BOSTON WEEKLY JOURNAL, Nov. 14, 1872
* Great Boston fire of 1872
* It is BEST to have reports from the city where an event occurred
The front page features a nice map headed: "Diagram Of The Burnt District" in Boston, which had just suffered a horrible fire. The top of one of the columns has: "A TERRIBLE CALAMITY" "One Eighth of the Property of Boston Destroye... See More
September 1, 1875
THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, Sept. 1, 1875
* "The oldest paper in The Pacific"
It is rare to find Hawaiian newspapers from the 19th century, and this was the first newspaper & literary magazine published by pioneers not native to Hawaii. This title has a somewhat religious theme, but with other content as well.
Content includes "The Sailor's Friend" ... See More
June 30, 1877
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, June 30, 1877 Included is a great full page print: "St. John, New Brunswick, Partly Destroyed Last Week by Fire" with a related article. Many other prints as well.
Complete in 28 pages, nice condition.
August 4, 1877
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 4, 1877
* Brooklyn Bridge - East River
* Under construction print
The front page features two prints & an article: "Cable Making of the East River Bridge" which we now know as the Brooklyn Bridge. The balance of the issue is taken up with reports of other inventions and scientific/mechanical improvements. Also included: "The Sea M... See More
November 16, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1878 The front page has a nice print of: "Captain Ericsson's New Torpedo Boat, the Destroyer" with a detailed article as well. Many other unrelated prints inside as well including several of early engines, a nice print of the: "Locomotive for the Metropolitan Elevated Railway, New York City" "Some Modifications of the Micro... See More
Item #636433HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1879
* Winslow Homer print
* Breezing Up (A Fair Wind)
Featured is an article" "Present Tendencies of American Art" in which an illustration by Winslow Homer entitled "Sail-Boat" is included. Other articles are: "A Few Sea-Birds" "The Coast Survey" "The English Home of the Washington... See More
Item #559651A 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.
September 17, 1880
BOSTON, Sept. 17, 1880 This is a fascinating & extremely decorative souvenir newspaper published to celebrate the 250 year history of Boston, from its beginning in 1630 thru 1880. See the huge & decorative masthead with vignettes of notable historic events. The ftpg. has the Act of Incorporation of Boston from 1630, and the other pages have various reports & scenes of significanc... See More
September 20, 1880
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 20, 1880
* Inventor Thomas Edison
* Electric light bulb
* Menlo Park, New Jersey
Page 7 has a nice article on Thomas Edison with the top of a column headed: "Electric Light" "The Magician of Menlo Park Tells His Own Tale" which is a nice piece about how he invented the electric light, told in his own words. It is prefaced with: &quo... See More
September 22, 1881
HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881
* President James A. Garfield assassination
* 1st report of his death
This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featurin... See More
May 3, 1883
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 5, 1883 Prints include a nice view captioned: "Washington Territory - View of
Tacoma, the terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound" which shows Mt. Ranier in the background. A related article as well.
The doublepage centerfold shows; "A Thrilling Scene in the Tombs - A Mother Discovers Her Son in a Detachment of Criminals A... See More
May 5, 1883
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 5, 1883 The entire front page features nice prints of the: "New Freight Steamer City of Fall River", with detailed text as well. Other items inside include: "Improved Double Cylinder Air Compressor" "Parker's Steam Digger" "Hill's Universal Grinding Machine" and more.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, g... See More
June 21, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 21, 1883
* Outlaw Frank James
* Jesse James gang
* Gallatin, Missouri trial
Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" wi... See More
November 8, 1887
HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, Hawaii, Nov. 8, 1887
* Rare 19th century Hawaiian issue
Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. Here is such an issue from what is now the capital city of Hawaii, and from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii.
Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and the other half is ... See More
March 23, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 23, 1889 A fullpg. has 5 prints of: "Lower California. The New Gold Discoveries in Santa Clara Valley--Scenes & Incidents of the Rush to the Mines." Another pg. has an article: "Unleavened Bread For The Passover" plus two related illustrations on the making of it for the Jewish feast. Yet another page is entirely taken u... See More
November 16, 1889
JUDGE magazine, New York, Nov. 16, 1889
* Color political prints
Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bold satire and good political drawing with chromolithographic front and back covers and center spread.
After a strong start, the magazine found itself strugg... See More
October 15, 1892
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 15, 1892 The front page shows: "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic", celebrating the 400th anniversary. Items inside include: "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan" "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car" "Edison's Pat... See More
March 30, 1893
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 30, 1893 Of special interest is installment #7 of "Notable Jews - Adolph S. Ochs" which also includes a photograph of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire). Ochs was publisher if the famous New York Times.
This is also the: "Easter Number" issue which has a special ... See More
February 9, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 9, 1895 A great issue reporting on the bicycle "mania" at that time, with the full ftpg. taken up with text & 3 illustrations concerning: "The National Bicycle Exhibition In Madison Square Garden, New York", one print showing: "The Motor Cycle" which would appear to be an early version of a motorcycle. The text continues i... See More
October 12, 1895
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895
* A.B. Frost golfer illustration
* Louis Pasteur death w/ print
This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.
The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". ... See More
January 18, 1896
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 18, 1896
* Cripple Creek gold rush photos
* Teller County, Colorado mining
The prime content would be the very nice article: "In The Cripple Creek Gold-Fields" which takes over 3 pages of texted interspersed with 9 related prints & photos, plus the great doublepage centerfold which features a large: "Panoramic View of Battle Mo... See More
August 7, 1897
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897
* Klondike gold rush
* Hawaiian Islands
The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike... See More
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