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Item #130473WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, 1874 Nice to have a newspaper from early California with the name "Sutter" in the title. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Some light foxing and minor edge wear, mostly nice.
January 1, 1880
NEVADA DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Nevada City, California, 1879 This town (formerly known as Deer Creek Dry Diggins) was the most important mining town in California in the 1850's. It is situated close to the Nevada border a bit northwest of Lake Tahoe. The historic district today is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
This is a volume one issue with various news of the day and Western... See More
Item #130479BROOKLYN HOME JOURNAL, Brooklyn, Alameda County, California, 1871 A scarce & early title I've not had the pleasure of offering before. Some light browning, generally nice.
Item #130489LOS ANGELES WEEKLY STAR, California, 1875 A quite early title from Los Angeles, and with a nice engraving in the masthead (see photo). Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Some tears at the margins and the central fold but no text loss. Slightly fragile.
Item #130492THE OAKLAND DAILY TIMES, California, 1879 A "typical" newspaper from the Old West with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. A few minor edge tears, 4 pages, quite nice condition. The image shown is a stock photo of the look and condition of this title.
Item #130494SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL, California, 1871 For some reason this has been a very popular title when I've had it in the past. I have about 9 issues remaining, dating from this very early year. Some tears at the spine and margins but no loss of text. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads.
Item #130495TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, Truckee, Nevada County, California, 1874 From the mining area in northwest California, very near Lake Tahoe. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads which take most if not all of the front page. Never bound nor trimmed. All issues have damage.
January 1, 1882
TRUCKEE SEMI-WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Nevada County, California, 1882 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, some minor tears at margins, mostly nice.
Item #130497MODESTO HERALD, Stanislaus County, California, 1877 Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, some minor tears at margins. An inked stamp in the upper corner from the news agent who sold it over 120 years ago!
Item #130501SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1873 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. I believe this is the only title I have from Bakersfield. Various tears at the margins, never bound nor trimmed, 4 pages, generally nice.
Item #130504SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Merced, California, 1877 A four page newspaper with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. I don't find many newspapers from Merced, and I only have a few of this title. Inked stamp in the masthead done by the news agent who originally sold this newspaper. Never bound nor trimmed, some tears and roughness at margins and light browning.
Item #130506ALAMEDA COUNTY ADVOCATE, Haywood, California, 1872 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Just a volume two issue and my only title from Haywood. Never trimmed. Nice condition.
January 1, 1880
MONTEREY DEMOCRAT, Salinas City, California, 1880 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. A four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed. Nice condition.
January 1, 1888
SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, California, 1888 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From Northern California. Evenly browned throughout (but not really pulpish), some tears & chipping at the margins. Never bound nor trimmed.
Item #130555SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION, California. 1879 This four page issue contains various news of the day from this northern California town, the capital of California. Life in the 1870's was still a rugged adventure, as much of the West was still untamed.
The news and advertisements found within these pages provide an interesting perspective of life in California from just 30 years after the ... See More
Item #130556THE PLACER WEEKLY ARGUS, Auburn, Placer County, California, 1874 A quite rare title from this town in Northern California, with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. A fascinating look at life in the Old West from a genuine newspaper of that day. You get the comple... See More
January 1, 1890
PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1890-1892
A fragile issue--must be handled carefully. An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully. The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what ... See More
Item #130588HAVILAH MINER, Havilah, Kern County, California, 1872 A very rare title from the mining district from during its heyday. This is a volume 1, of which only a few remain.
Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Much chipping at the spine with some loss (see photo), both leaves loose at the spine, browning and very fragile. Clear, archival mends are also present.&nbs... See More
Item #180015A lot of 10 "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly reduced p... See More
Item #180065THE WORLD, San Diego, 1875 A lot of 10 issues from this Southern California city from a very early year, being quite rare as such. Offered individually at $24, here is a lot at nearly half price.
Item #180160Wild West Collection I - A California View - Each 7 issue set containing 7 different titles from California, all dated from the heart of this formative period in American history - 1870 to 1899. The set will include at least 2 issues from each decade.
Item #180161Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More
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