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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
April 21, 1804
BOSTON WEEKLY MAGAZINE, April 21, 1804
* First Barbary War - Tripolitan
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 p... See More
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
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
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
Item #649218A 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.
April 4, 1812
THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, April 4, 1812
* Pre War of 1812 tensions
Inside has several items concerning tense situations with England. Some reports: "The British Spy" "Glorious News! The Prospect Brightens!" "British Threat and Insult!" "A Peep Behind the Curtain" and more. We would be at war with them within 3 months.
Four pages, never ... See More
July 9, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 9, 1812 The front page has Governor Caleb Strong's 1812 proclamation for a Day of Fasting, Humility, and Prayer. See images for details. Other news of the day is found throughout, including reports related to The War of 1812.
Complete in 4 pages and in very nice condition.
July 13, 1812
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 13, 1812 In addition to multiple acts signed by President James Madison, and multiple War of 1812-themed reports, page 3, under "THANKSGIVING," has a rare mention of "The Africans in Boston" (African Americans?) holding a day of thanksgiving commemorating the abolition of the Slave Trade. Details of a related march are provided, with th... See More
August 3, 1812
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Aug. 3, 1812
* General William Hull proclamation
* To the inhabitants of Canada
Reports include: "Commodore Rodgers' Squadron" "From Halifax" "Latest From Baltimore" "Fate of War" "United States' Frigate Constitution" and more items on the War of 1812.
Perhaps the most notable cont... See More
July 21, 1813
THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE, Philadelphia, July 21, 1813 Reports include "New Haven Not Blockaded" followed by several reports from Albany, Ogdensburg and Canandaigua" all with good war-related content. The back page has: "Creek Indians".
Eight pages, 11 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.
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
May 21, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1814 Most of the front page is taken up with a detailed chart headed: "Census of the White Population of the United States for 1810", by state & territory (see photos). Much more detail on the census is presented in the next 5 pages including some account of the slaves.
About 3 pages of war-related reports are under the heading: &... See More
September 3, 1814
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 3, 1814 Page 2 has an article: "Evacuation of Washington" which begins: "Numerous accounts from the South concur in stating that the British have left the city of Washington and district of Columbia, and have retired to their shipping in the Patuxent and Potowmac...The destruction of the Capital appears to have been the Navy Yard..." with... See More
June 2, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, June 2, 1815
* Post Hundred Days
* Napoleon Bonaparte
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.... See More
July 4, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 4, 1818
* Western emigration
* Emancipation of slaves
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 sta... 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
March 15, 1823
LE DRAPEAU BLANC, Paris, March 15, 1823 Translates: "The White Flag". This newspaper lasted from 1819 - 1827. Four pages, 9 by 13 3/4 inches, red tax stamp in the masthead, nice condition.
December 30, 1828
PROVINCIAAL DAGBLAD [Provincial Newspaper], North Brabant, The Netherlands, Dec. 30, 1828.
* Rare title
Totally in the Dutch language, four pages, coat-of-arms in the masthead, two black tax stamp as well. Measures 8 by 12 1/2 inches, light dirtiness to the ftpg., never-trimmed margins.
April 3, 1830
NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1830 Page 4 has: "Texas" which reports in part: "Some quite violent articles are published in the Mexican papers as to the designs of the United States to secure the possession of Texas; and the introduction of slaves in s greatly complained of...that the president of Mexico has declared that the slaves already in Texas may remain as ... See More
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.
June 28, 1834
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, June 28, 1834
* In memory of LaFayette : on LaFayette's death
The very top of the front page has an. item which includes: "...senate appointed a committee of 13 & the house of representatives a committee of 24 to consider & report what token of affection ought to be paid to the memory of Lafayette..." with just a bit more... See More
July 2, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 2, 1836
* President James Madison death
* Battle of Micanopy - Florida
A front page report begins: "It becomes our melancholy duty to announce the death of James Madison, who departed this life on the 28th ult..." More, plus a reference to the "great plan of government" and an acknowledgment of Madison's contribution ... See More
March 5, 1841
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1841
* President William Henry Harrison inauguration
* Inaugural address - best title to be had (rare)
Perhaps the best newspaper to be had on the inauguration of William Henry Harrison as the nation's ninth President, this being the premier newspaper from the nation's capital.
Most of page 2 is taken up with: &qu... See More
September 1, 1847
THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Sept. 1, 1847
* Rare antebellum title
Among the articles: "A Coon Hunt in a Feney Country" "Later From Vera Cruz" which is the heading for two columns of reports on the Mexican War. Also: "More Important News from Mexico" "New Call for Troops" "Attack Upon the Train" "Gen. Taylor's Last Le... See More
Item #649225NEW-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 dates... 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
Item #649228WHOLESALE 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 #649231WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT A lot of 50 2nd-rate and damaged American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, 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 condition is not a concern. Please note the ... See More
June 29, 1850
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1850 Page 3 has half a column headed: "Fugitive Slave Case" "The Constitution & Laws Vindicated" which is concerning a suit: "...for the recovery of damages for aiding & abetting the escape of slaves...the Circuit Court...determined...in favor of the plaintiff. A verdict of $2856 was given by the jury against... See More
February 26, 1853
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853
* Published by P. T. Barnum
P.T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" these latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.
The ft... See More
March 12, 1853
WAVERLEY MAGAZINE, Boston, March 12, 1853 A very ornate masthead with each page being decoratively trimmed. The ft-g features a print of: "J. Fenimore Cooper". Mostly literary content.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, some wear at the edges.
July 30, 1853
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 30, 1853
* Rare antebellum title
Page 2 has Napoleon's Attempt to Commit Suicide". The back page has a lengthy "Proclamation by the President of the United States" signed in type: Franklin Pierce.
Four pages, various news of the day & other ads, evenly toned, a bit irregular at the spine, generally good.... See More
November 13, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1859
* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid
* Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia
The front page has: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Arrest of Another Alleged Insurgent" 'Public Opinion in Virginia" "The Feeling In Alabama" and more, plus a small ftpg. item headed: "The Slave Trade--The Slave Ship Emily&qu... See More
Item #649226NEW 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
January 29, 1861
THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, Jan. 29, 1861
* North vs. South is imminent
* From the future Confederacy
An issue from what would become an important Confederate port once the war would commence in just over two months.
Among page 2 reports are: "From Charleston" "From Washington" "From Virginia" "A Projected Railroad" and other i... See More
March 5, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, March 5, 1861
* President Abraham Lincoln
* 1st Inauguration - inaugural address
* Dawn of the Civil War
The top of the front page has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW GOVERNMENT" "Inauguration of President Lincoln as President of the United States" &qu... See More
April 3, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1861
* The Civil War about to begin
* Fort Sumter to be attacked
* History about to be made
The top of page 3 has column heads on events leading to the outbreak of the Civil War: "Important From The South" "The Rumored Reinforcement of Fort Pickens" "Major Anderson To Be Starved Out" "Proclamation of the Governor of Mississippi f... See More
June 15, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1861 Most of the front page is a three-part print captioned: "Secessionist Prisoner Captured at Alexandria--The Marshall House at Alexandria" with some ftpg. text headed: "The Murder of Ellsworth".
Three-quarters of a page shows: "Company of Secession Cavalry Surrendering to Colonel Wilcox of the First Michigan Regiment, in Fr... See More
September 18, 1861
BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, Sept. 18, 1861 A wealth of Civil War reporting inside with some column heads including: "Capture of a Rebel Mail Wagon" 'Rebels Retreating from Western Virginia" "Probable Junction With Beauregard" "Officers Patronizing the Washington Bar Rooms" "The Battle At Boonville--An Armistice Agreed Upon" "The Position ... See More
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot 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 critical and forma... See More
January 11, 1862
(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 11, 1862
This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Landing of Ohio Troops at Louisville, Kentucky" and "General Buell's Body-Guard".
The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.
February 22, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 22, 1862
* Jefferson Davis to be inaugurated
* End of the provisional Confederacy
* Fall of Fort Donelson - Confederate title
Not only a very nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy.
The front page has a report of the very significant "Fall Of Fort Donelson" "Further Details" which includes o... See More
March 8, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 8, 1862
* Rare full front page civil war map - Mississippi Valley
* Missouri, Tennessee, Illinois, Arkansas, Kentucky and more
The front page is entirely taken up with a map headed: "THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY; The Points of Interest Between Nashville, Tennessee and Arkansas, and the Gibraltars of the Rebels". Also a small page 3 map titled: &qu... See More
April 21, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 21, 1862
* Virginia Civil War map
* Siege of Yorktown
* Battle of Lee's Mill
The front page features a nice & very detailed map headed: "The Seat Of War In Eastern Virginia." plus there are one column heads including: "From McDowell's Department" "Brilliant Dash at Fredericksburg" "Our Troops Occupy the Suburbs&qu... See More
April 28, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 28, 1862
* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana
* American Civil War map
A great issue reporting the fall of New Orleans, particularly with the front map titled: "MAP OF NEW-ORLEANS AND THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA."
Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEW-ORLEANS CAPTURED" "Our Gunboats Pass Fort Jackson" "G... See More
August 25, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1862
* Famous Abraham Lincoln letter
* "A Prayer of Twenty Millions" reply
* Horace Greeley
On page 4 is one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being his reply to Horace Greeley's editorial of August 20, "A Prayer of Twenty Millions", which urged emancipation. Lincoln replies in his letter with his famous quote: "My para... 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.
January 3, 1863
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., January 3, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Emancipation Proclamation
* Freedom for slaves
* Best title to be had ?
Page 2 contains the Emancipation Proclamation, from the city where it was issued.
The Emancipation Proclamation was a presidential proclamation which changed the federal legal status of more than 3.5 million ensl... See More
January 15, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 15, 1863
* Vicksburg Campaign w/ map
The ftpg. is dominated by a huge map headed: "OUR ATTEMPT TO TAKE VICKSBURG. The Struggle on the Yazoo--Position of the Contending Forces--The Rebel Defences--Our Naval Operations". Great detail & very displayable.
The first column has a wealth of fine heads relating to this: "THE VICKSBURG DISASTER" &q... See More
January 27, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1863
* General Ambrose Burnside
* Gen. Joseph Hooker
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Resignation of Gen. Burnside" "General Hooker to Command the Army of the Potomac" "Burnside's Address to the Army" "Another Engagement in Louisiana" "A Sharp Contest on the Bayou Teche" "Capture of... See More
January 31, 1863
(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863
This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More
March 21, 1863
SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, March 21, 1863
* General Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb
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 ... See More
April 8, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 8, 1863
* Southern telegraph
A famous newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Most of the front page is taken up with various reports on: "The Southern Telegraph". Also on the ftpg. is a dispatch to General Robert E. Lee signed in type: Braxton Bragg which concerns the telegraph as well.
The back page has a nearly column long e... See More
May 9, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1863 The entire front page is taken up with a print: "On Picket Duty in the Swamps of Louisiana". Inside two half pages show: "Brashear City, Berwick's Bay, La., Base of General Banks's Operations" and "Iron-clad 'Barrataria' Snagged in Amite River, La. and Attacked by Rebel Guerrillas". There is a great full... See More
August 12, 1863
THE BOSTON ADVERTISER, Aug. 12, 1863 There are various Civil War reports on page 1 and 22 including column heads: "The Southern Opposition" "The Siege of Charleston" "The War In Virginia" "The Resources of the South Exhausted" "The Negro Question" and more. There is some reports concerning George A. Custer.
Four pages, never bound nor trimme... See More
September 28, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER,, Sept. 28, 1863
* John Wilkes Booth theatre ad
* Battle of Chickamauga
* Chattanooga, Tennessee
Page 2 has an extremely lengthy--taking almost 3 columns--account of the: "Battle of Chickamauga" as the text is headed at the top of the page. This notable battle was a loss to the Northern forces with a total of 34,000 casualties.
Perhaps equally as in... See More
October 22, 1863
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 22, 1863
* Ulysses S. Grant promoted
* Major General in Civil War
Near the top of the ftpg. has a report: "Gen. Rosecrans Relived - General Grant to Command the Combined Armies", followed by: "From Gen. Burnside's Army - A Brilliant Piece of Strategy" being a letter signed by him: A. E. Burnside, Major-General. There is also mentio... See More
November 28, 1863
ARMY AND NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 28, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln
* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery
* In a Civil War military themed publication
This is the volume one, number 14 issue of this military newspaper with subtitle: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces" as printed in the masthead.
Certainly the most significant content is that found o... See More
January 19, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Jan. 19, 1864
* From the origin of the Civil War
The front page includes: "Letter From Richmond" "Additional From the North" "An Era of Mediocrity" "Extracts from my Journal While A Prisoners in Port Royal Bay, S.C." and a column of reporting from the "Confederate Congress". The front page also ha... See More
January 20, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 20, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Interesting News from Havana, New Orleans and Texas" "Occupation of Indianola, Texas, by Our Troops" "Important From Tennessee--Capture off the Rebel General Vance & His Adjutant" Official Dispatch fro General Grant" "Return of Prisoner Captured at Moorefield Junct... See More
February 22, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 22, 1864
* War in Germany map
* American Civil War reports
The front page has a map of a portion of Europe headed: "The War In Schleswig-Holstein. The Territorial Points Assaulted by the Germans" with related text. Also on the ftpg: "Reported Decisive Battle Near Brandon, Miss." "Victory of General Sherman's Forces Over Polk's Reb... See More
June 17, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 17, 1864
* Second Battle of Petersburg
* General Ulysses S. Grant
* Battle of Marietta, Georgia
* General William T. Sherman
Among the great many column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM GEN. SHERMAN" "Eight Days of Battle" "Gallant Fighting of the Union Army" "Johnston Fallen Back to the Chattahoochee" "Sherman Now... See More
December 17, 1864
DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Dec. 17, 1864
* Battle of Coosawhatchie SC South Carolina
* William T. Sherman's march to the sea in progress
* In a Confederate title from the rebel capital
A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy, and from late in the war when hope was beginning to fade for the Confederacy. The front page begins with a lengthy editorial which co... See More
January 17, 1865
UTICA EVENING TELEGRAPH, New York, Jan. 17, 1865
* Fort Fisher captured
* Wilmington NC North Carolina
* Final months of the Civil War
Near the top of the ftpg: "WILMINGTON" "The New Expedition" "Attack on Fort Fisher Commenced" "More About Butler's Expedition". More on this on pg. 2: "OFFICIAL WAR BULLETIN" "Ft. Fisher Taken... See More
February 27, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 27, 1865
* General William T. Sherman
* Coastal march in Carolinas
* Battle of Wilmington NC
The ftpg. is dominated by a huge & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR. The Whole Theatre of the Operations of Grant, Sherman, Schofield, Lee, Johnston, Bragg, Beauregard and Hardee."
Among the ftpg. column heads: "SHERMAN" "... See More
June 17, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination trial
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... See More
July 13, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1865
* Mary Surratt, the Lincoln assassination conspirator
* Shades of Robert Redford's movie "The Conspirator"
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... See More
July 21, 1865
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, July 21, 1865
* Rare anti-slavery title by William Lloyd Garrison
* End of 54th Massachusetts Infantry regiment
* African American - colored troops
This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated (see).
T... See More
August 12, 1865
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 12, 1865
* Post Civil War reconstruction
Obviously a military-themed newspaper so all the content is as would be expected, including much on Reconstruction efforts following the Civil War. Among the articles within are: "Military Occupation of the Rebel States" "State of Things at the South" "Thoughts In the Field" &... 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.
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. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More
February 17, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 17, 1866 The entire front page has two prints: "Central City, Colorado" which is a town view; and "A Gambling Scene in Denver City, Colorado". Inside is a large print of "George Bancroft"; a full page of the: "Grand Reception Given by the 7th Regiment at the Academy of Music, New York"; a print of: "The Late Rev... See More
June 27, 1866
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1866 Nearly half of page 3 is taken up with a terrific & very detailed account of the state of California, headed: "Domestic Correspondence" "California" "Vineyards on the Pacific Coast--Their Character & Extent--Artificial Irrigation--The Wine-Growing Capacity of California". A great account.
Eight pages, very ni... 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
July 17, 1869
HEARTH & HOME, New York, July 17, 1869 The entire ftpg. is taken up with a print of: "William Cullen Bryant", the famous poet, journalist, and editor of the New York Post. Inside has an article on him along with 3 prints of his country estate (see).
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, minor margin wear, good condition.
Item #649217SCIENTIFIC 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
April 6, 1872
WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 6, 1872
* Samuel 'Worcester Sam' Perris
* burglar, safe cracker and bank robber
* Jail escape - best title to have
Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Local Matters" "A DARING ESCAPE" "Sam Perris at Liberty" "How He Broke Jail". This is the notorious bank robbery 'Worcester' ... See More
January 4, 1873
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1873
* Caricaturist Thomas Nast
* Christmas - Santa Claus
Certainly the most notable print is the great doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast captioned: "The Same Old Christmas Story Over Again" showing two kids sleeping amongst their dreams. Santa Claus with his bag of toys is here as well.
There are many other prints in the i... See More
January 3, 1874
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1874
* Thomas Nast
* Santa Claus
This is just the front leaf of this issue, which features a terrific & very desirable Thomas Nast illustration: "Christmas Eve - Santa Claus Waiting for the Children to Get to Sleep." Nast Santa Claus prints are much in demand as he is credited with creating the modern "jol... See More
September 7, 1875
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1875
* Clinton MS Mississippi
* Political rally - riot - massacre
The front page has a report: "Troubles In Mississippi - Disturbance at a Political Meeting - Several White Men and Negroes Killed". This riot began over the use of liquor where it was prohibited. The report includes: "...When the colored Marshal approached them and forbade th... See More
September 17, 1875
MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Tennessee, Sept. 17, 1875 The top of a ftpg. middle column has heads: "THE INDIANS" "Progress f the Work o the Commissioners at Red Cloud Agency--Reward for Gallant Service" "A Cheyenne Wants a Dead Commissioner--The Threat Creates Considerable Excitement". The text takes nearly an entire column.
Four pages, rejoined at the spine and a sma... See More
January 1, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 Although there are several Christmas-themed print, perhaps the best is the large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace.
And equally as nice, and also by Thomas... See More
April 29, 1876
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876 Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco".
Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.
August 12, 1876
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 12, 1876 A great issue, as the front page contains a nice article titled: "The Improved Harris-Corliss Steam Engine" which also contains a very large illustration. With the issue are articles: "Improved Fountain Pen"; "Window Grill at Ratisbon, Bavaria", "Thonger's Devise for Heating Air for Furnaces", "Be... See More
December 30, 1876
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876
* Santa Claus - Christmas
* Thomas Nast print
The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others.
But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print:... See More
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida New York, Jan. 25, 1877
* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
* Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
* Much regarding the Jews
Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull (see image). Also within this issue are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their
Inside this issue is a small but historic article on the discovery and capture of the Indian camp headed by Chief Sitting Bull (see image). Also within this issue are two articles of Judaic interest: one describing the return of multitudes of Jews to their
December 16, 1878
EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 16, 1878
* Molly Maguires
* Mauch Chunk
Page 3 has an article: "Mollies Reprieved" which concerns the Mollie Maguires, beginning: "Gov. Hartranft...reprieved the condemned Mollie Maguires, James McDonnell and Charles Sharpe, who were to have been hanged on the 18th instant, at Mauch Chunk..." with further details. Easton is not fa... See More
November 6, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 6, 1879
* Jesse James killed ?
* Outlaw - train robber
The ftpg. has column heads responding to the rumored death of Jesse James reported in this newspaper 2 days prior (was not true): "THE STIFF SECRETED" "Jesse James Succeeds in Disappearing" "The Detectives Battled by the Bandits" "Not the Slightest Trace of Their Hi... 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.
July 19, 1881
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 19, 1881
* Outlaw Billy the Kid shot dead
* Pat Garrett - Old West lawman
Page 4 has a very inconspicuous report, without a heading, reading: "The gentleman known by the glorious title of "Billy the Kid", who has made life and the possession of it very uncertain in New Mexico for several years past has at last met his doom. Pat Garrett g... See More
November 4, 1881
THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 4, 1881 A report near the top of page 5 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet historically very significant report--the creation of the American League of Major League Baseball.
The report is headed: "The New Base Ball Association" which begins: "The new base-ball league at Cleveland organized yesterday as the American associat... See More
December 4, 1881
THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881
* Best Old West title to be had
* Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in po... See More
May 30, 1882
THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, San Joaquin County, California, May 30, 1882
* re. Outlaw Jesse James death
* Rare Old West title
The front page has a half column article: "Lesson of Jesse James' Life" with the text including in part: "The life of Jesse James reads like a romance, which the manner of his death ends with a fitting moral...to die by the revolver of a quonda... See More
October 6, 1882
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 6, 1882
* Jesse James Gang
* Frank surrenders
Close to half of page 6 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "FRANK JAMES" "The Missouri Bandit In the Hands of the Law" "He Decides to Surrender & Give Himself Up To the State Authorities" with more. Included is a quite lengthy letter by him to the governor--taking a ... See More
December 8, 1882
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, December 8, 1882
* Webber singing doll
This 8 page newspaper has news of the day and many interesting advertisements including a page 5 ad for:
"A Marvellous (sic) Doll" with small illustration of the 'Webber Singing Doll" See photo for the 5 2 1/4 inch ad which has very tiny text. This was 8 years before the famous 'Edison... See More
June 3, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 3, 1883
* Classical piano players
* Beethovan, Bach, Mozart & more
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 16 has an article headed: "PIANO MUSIC" "Sketches Critical Estimates of Its Greatest Masters" and more with smaller subheads. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns.
This issue is no... See More
September 27, 1883
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 27, 1883 The top of the ftpg. has the last column headed: "AN UNRULY CONVENTION" "The Delegates To Louisville In a Constant Uproar" "Attempts to Indorse the Republican Party and Arthur's Administration Cause a Row". The article begins: "Thus far the National Colored Convention has been in a state of chaos, and the address of Freder... See More
February 3, 1888
NEW YORK HERALD, February 3, 1888 On page 4 is a poem titled: "After the Dazzle of Day", reading in its entirety:
"After the dazzle of day is gone
Only the dark night shows to my eyes the stars;
After the clangor of organ majestic or chorus or perfect band
Silent athwart my soul moves the symphony true.
This is the very first appearance of t... See More
November 22, 1890
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1890 The full front page shows; "Characteristic Sketches on the East River Front, New York City". Prints within include: "The Indian Craze Over the 'New Messiah'--Sitting Bull Seeks to Foment Disaffection Among the Sioux Bucks." and also: "Sitting Bull, the So-Called High Priest of the Indian Messiah Craze&qu... See More
May 21, 1892
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 21, 1892 The front cover has "Iron and Steel in Large Buildings -- The Palace Hotel, Denver, Col." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Fast Ships in Prospect" with illustrations of "The City of Paris" and "The City of New York"; "Morris' Railway Signal"; "Improved Locomotive Steam Cr... See More
October 12, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 12, 1895 This paper has a front page print and article of: LOUIS PASTEUR. This moving article highlights not only this amazing man's life work but his character as well. A very good insight into a remarkable man.
Also on the front page is an article "The Inventor of the Polka."
Inside the issue is: "The Tool Steel Industry"; ... See More
January 1, 1898
MOTHER LODE MAGNET, Jamestown, California, Jan. 12, 1898
* Very rare title
What could be a better name for a mining town newspaper than this one? Jamestown figured prominently in two gold rush eras, the first from 1848 to the early 1850's during the great rush precipitated by the gold at Sutter's Mill, and then again in the latter part of the 19th century when new methods were ... See More
November 2, 1898
ALBUQUERQUE MORNING DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Nov. 2, 1898
* Before joining the Union
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 bac... See More
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