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195325

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE & Apache Indians in Arizona War Peace ? 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393834725132

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Oct. 14, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Apaches Indians & peace ? The front page has some content concerning the Great Chicago Fire, including: "Appeal From Chicago" "Prospects Brightening" and more. Also: "Arizona" "The Peace with the Apaches--All Received on Reservations--Their Friendly Reception of Vincent Collyer--His Version of the Apache Business". Four pages, large folio size, nice condition.

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Ends January 30, 2022 11:51

$31.00
195240

Bandit OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Killed Robert Ford Brothers 1882 Sonora CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373841646005

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, April 8, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed * Robert & Charles Ford Page 4 of this issue contains a very brief and inconspicuous report on the death of the notorious outlaw Jesse James.  It reads in its entirety: "A report comes from Kansas City, Mo., that Jesse James, the notorious train robber, highwayman, etc., has been killed." This report gives some evidence that Jesse James grew more in legend after his death as it was not a significant item when he was killed. A very timely report as he was killed by fellow outlaw Robert Ford on April 3. Complete in 8 pages, in good condition save for being a bit irregular at the blank spine margin.

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Ends January 27, 2022 11:02

$125.00
195620

Early Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Civil War Era Old West 1862 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393879724606

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Sept. 27, 1862  * Rare West Coast publication * American Civil War era One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000. Articles include: "New General Orders" "Eastern Intelligence" "Penalty for Selling Hides Without Being Branded"  "The War News" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends January 24, 2022 11:34

$79.99
195128

(7) MARYSVILLE Yuba County CALIFORNIA Gateway to Gold Old West 1879 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393815478397

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARYSVILLE WEEKLY APPEAL, California, 1879  * Rare Old West publication A lot of 7 issues from this year, all complete in 4 pages, some wear at the margins, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the upper right. Various news & ads of the day.

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Ends January 22, 2022 08:58

$46.00
195089

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373833913009

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874   * Wild Old West  * Uncommon publication From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, good condition.

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Ends January 20, 2022 14:39

$55.00
195566

BATTLE OF BEAR PAW Nez Perce War Indians w/ Looking Glasss Killed 1877 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373871962302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 9, 1877  * Battle of Bear Paw - Montana * Indians - Native Americans * Uncommon Old West title Among the front page articles is: "THE INDIAN WAR" "Severe Battle with Nez Perces Indians--Looking-Glass, and Joseph's Brother and Three Other Chiefs Killed--Captain Hale, Second Lieut. Biddle and 21 Non-commissioned Officers Slain". The report takes over half a column, with much detail. Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2022 08:41

$39.99
194514

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393718752822

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Feb. 12, 1873   * Rare Old West publication A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300. Among the articles are: "The Murderer of Rodriguez--Another Shooting Affray--More of the Tin Mine..." "Our Julian Letter" and so much more. Four pages, a small bit from the blank spine margin, tiny margin tears, nice condition.

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Ends December 23, 2021 07:58

$35.00
193960

MEEKER MASSACRE Battle of Milk Creek White River Utes Indians 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393651147498

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1879 * Meeker Massacre (early report) * Battle of Milk Creek * United States Army * White River Utes - Indians  Over half of the first column of the ftpg. has: "The White River Massacre" :safety of Mrs. Meeker and the Women and Children of the Agency--Details of the Tragedy". This was the White River Massacre, also known as the Meeker Massacre. This was part of a series of conflicts that began when the Utes attacked an Indian agency on September 29, 1879, killing the Indian agent Nathan Meeker and his 10 male employees, and taking women and children as hostages. This article mentions in part: "...Agent Meeker was killed by 'Antelope' and Waupattitoo. Mrs. Meeker was shot wh... See More  

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Ends November 26, 2021 14:25

$42.00
193900

Rare MENDOCINO CA California Coastal Vacation Town 1879 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393641713463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE MENDOCINO BEACON, California, Oct. 6, 1877  * Rare Old West coastal title A quite rare title from this little community sitting on the scenic cliffs overlooking the Pacific north of San Francisco, now a popular tourist town and artist's community. It is also the fictional "Cabot Cove" of the popular television series "Murder, She Wrote" This is the volume 1, number 1 issue.  Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, tears at the margin with some margin chipping.

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Ends November 21, 2021 08:30

$75.00
192617

Rare MODESTO Stanislaus County OLD WEST California 1881 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393527616077

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 25, 1881  * Rare Old West publication An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000. Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising. Four pages, large folio size, small piece torn away at the bottom of the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends September 23, 2021 11:05

$52.00
192514

Rare JACKSON California Amador County OLD WEST Gold Minig Town 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393514481573

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879  * Rare old West publication Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines. Various news of the day both local & national. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:09

$57.00
192513

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373688068035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876  * Rare old West publication An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Various news of the day both local & national, with a wealth of advertisements as well. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends September 17, 2021 15:08

$54.00
191110

Rare 19th Century SAN RAFAEL Marin County California Old West 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393406514815

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MARIN COUNTY TOCSIN, San Rafael, California, Nov. 13, 1880  * Rare old West publication An uncommon title from the Bay Area, just north of San Francisco. A typical newspaper of the day with a variety of local, regional, and national reports, plus a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the top margin, nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2021 06:16

$59.00
191109

Rare NAPA California Co. Old West WINE COUNTRY w/ Advertisements 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393406514598

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NAPA REPORTER, Napa City, California, March 14, 1874  * Rare old West title * Wine country Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches. The front page has a lengthy, continued article on: "Alaska Correspondence" with the inside pages having various local news reports & a wealth of ads, many illustrated. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 23, 2021 06:15

$58.00
190683

Rare SAN JOSE Santa Clara County Valley CALIFORNIA Old West PRINT 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393380645881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PIONEER, San Jose, California, March 22, 1879  * Rare Old West publication * Santa Clara Valley * Nice masthead for display The masthead notes: "Devoted To The Interests Of The Pioneers of California And the Resources of the Golden State." The masthead is one of the more graphic we ave seen featuring three vignettes, one of settlers traveling, one of a bar, and another of a detailed mining scene. This title is not recorded in Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers". Four pages, evenly toned, some minor tears at margins. Generally good condition but a bit fragile so it should be handled carefully.

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Ends July 04, 2021 10:39

$56.00
190347

Rare OAKLAND CA Alameda County California San Fran. Bay OLD WEST 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393334637043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, California, November 14, 1871 * Rare Old West publication This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California. Minor irregularity at the spine, otherwise in very nice condition.

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Ends June 19, 2021 14:59

$32.00
189595

Rare NAPA CA California Old West WINE COUNTRY w/ Advertisements 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373549973641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, Oct. 4, 1873  * Rare Old West title * Wine country Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold Rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches. Terrific that the front page has a 1 1/2 column report headed: "Beautiful Napa Valley" "Its Vineyards--Wine-growing--Calistoga Sprints, etc." This is an excellent and very early article on the beauty and bounty of this area of Northern California.

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Ends May 21, 2021 07:52

$48.00
189204

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230120917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 29, 1871  * Old Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Complete as a 4 page issue, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, and in very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:25

$34.00
189134

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393226881057

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO WEEKLY BULLETIN, San Diego, California, July 9, 1870 * Old West publication * Southern California An early newspaper from this famous Southern California city. A wealth of news of the day, both local and national, plus many advertisements as well. Complete in four pages, a few small archival mends on the inside, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:25

$38.00
188347

CAPTAIN JACK Modoc Indians Lava Beds War EXECUTIONS Hangings 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373480243331

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 4, 1873  * Captain Jack execution  * Lava Beds War  * Modoc Indians  The top of page 2 has an article: "Execution of the Modocs" which mentions in part: "...the day fixed by order of the President for the execution of the Modoc prisoners at Fort Klamath, Oregon...hanging of Captain Jack, Boston Charley..." and others (see). See the hyperlink for more on the Modoc Indian War. Four pages, a few minor archival mends at margins, good condition.

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:45

$38.00
187655

San Francisco CA California Old West MODOC INDIANS Lava Beds War 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448030800

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, May 24, 1873  * Dixon Bridge Disaster - Illinois * Modoc War - Lava Beds * Captain Jack fame The top of the ftpg. has: "THE MODOC WAR" "Further Details of Hasbrouck's Successful Scout" "Captain Jack and His Party Leave Clandestinely" and more. (see) Four pages, never bound, large folio size, good condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:31

$38.00
187394

Rare PETALUMA Sonoma County California OLD WEST 1873 Original Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110008906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, Feb. 28, 1873  * Rare Old West title * Sonoma County This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A quite early title 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. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$39.00
185493

Rare SAN DIEGO Southern California w/ CHICAGO FIRE Disaster 1871 S.D. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000038826

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 12, 1871  * Rare & early from Southern California Not just a very early newspaper from San Diego (a vol. 2 issue) but with nice content as well, as the front page has column-wide heads: "CHICAGO" "The Latest News--Extent of the Burnt District--The Entire Northern Division Swept Clean--The People Camped on the Prairie". Inside has a related article/editorial headed: "The Chicago Fire" and then: "Relief for Chicago". The ftpg. also has: "Later From Arizona" "The Infamous Colyer--His Sayings and  Doings--A Black-Hearted Villain--His Outrages Upon the Citizens". Although Vincent Colyer is primarily known as a famous artist who did much work in Arizona, he was also Peace Commission... See More  

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:19

$84.00
185367

Rare RED BLUFF CA Tehama County California Old West w/ Ads 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392994752883

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SENTINEL, Red Bluff, California, Dec. 30, 1871 * Rare Old west title This is from 5 years before the city would be incorporated. Located in Northern California, there is much news of the day both local & national. May advertisements as well. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 28, 2020 14:26

$37.00
185023

Rare STEAMER EDITION San Francisco Herald California via Steamship1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392978318459

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN FRANCISCO HERALD, California, Oct. 6, 1856  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is the "San Francisco Herald For The Steamer" as noted at the top of pages 2-8, more commonly known as the "steamer edition". Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions. Note that the masthead specifies what the market is for this edition: "For Circulation in the United States, The Sandwich Islands, South America, and Europe." There is no volume or issue number noted. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small tape mends inside, a few minor margin tears, loss to an upper corner is blank margin only.

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Ends November 13, 2020 14:08

$275.00
184524

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226054927

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre 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 popular culture. This issue was printed just ten days prior to the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This issue even has mention of the Earps, with a page 3 report of a scuffle which reads: "...Col. A. G. P. George became enraged yesterday at Harry Barron's over a matter of a small bill, and it is said was using some ve... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:51

$2,265.00
184523

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Old West w/ Eleanor Marx & Socialism1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952321236

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 22, 1884  * Rare publication During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature. Page 3 has an article concerning Charles Delescluze, a French revolutionary leader, journalist, and military commander of the Paris Commune. It is signed in type by: Eleanor Marx. She was the English-born youngest daughter of Karl Marx, herself a socialist activist who sometimes worked as a literary translator. In March 1898, after discovering that Edward Aveling, her partner and a prominent British Marxist, had secretly married a young actress in June of the previous year, she poisoned herself at the age o... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:51

$56.00
183741

Rare ALHAMBRA Los Angeles County CALIFORNIA Short Lived 1890 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392908239413

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALHAMBRA REVIEW, California, April 25, 1890 * Very rare publication This is the volume 1, number 24 issue of this scarce title from Los Angeles County. According to Gregory it only lasted about a year. A four page issue of tabloid size mostly taken up with local tidbits and a wealth of advertisements. Minor fold wear, good condition.

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:50

$64.00
183318

Lot of 4 Rare SAN DIEGO Old West California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373128592333

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, 1871 * Rare & early from Southern California A lot of four issues which are very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Each issue is complete in 4 pages, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, minor library tape near the margins, otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:59

$68.00
183317

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392887675329

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 21, 1871 * Rare & early from Southern California Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Complete as a 4 page issue, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, and in very nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2020 10:59

$34.00
183287

Rare ARROYO GRANDE San Luis Obispo County California Old West 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125536220

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARROYO GRANDE HERALD, San Luis Obispo County, California, Nov. 17, 1888 * Rare Old West publication This is the first newspaper we have found from Arroyo Grande, in fact it is the only 19th century newspaper to publish in the town. This is the vol. 2, number 5 issue. Records indicate that only the Bancroft Library at Berkley has any holdings of this title. Four pages with typical news and ads of the day. There are many old tape mends inside, plus a few archival mends as well. Minor wear at the folds with a small hole at a fold juncture.

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:36

$148.00
182601

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858450761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEEKLY WORLD, San Diego, California, Aug. 10, 1872 * Very rare from Southern California This is the volume one, number three issue of this title, making it one of the earliest newspapers from San Diego we have offered. Page 2 has an ad supporting: "For President, Horace Greeley..." (see). Various articles are headed: "Arizona City" "Indians Love Music" "Greeley and Jeff. Davis" "Mrs. Davis and Mr. Greeley--A Truthful Scrap of History" and much more. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, mild wear at the margins.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:54

$118.00
182462

Rare SANTA BARBARA Old West California American Riveria 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373095232710

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY NEWS, Santa Barbara, California, July 20, 1875 * Rare Old West title Uncommon from this famous town, and a volume 1 issue. Various news & ads of the day, four pages, great condition. "#88" inked in the upper corner.

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:53

$47.00
182078

Rare SAN FRANCISCO California Old West w/ Paris Commune & Anarchy 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373084258342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 15, 1884 * Rare publication During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature. The ftpg. has a print of: "Delescluse - The Tancred of the Commune" being the famous Paris Commune. The balance of the ftpg. is concerning the Commune, with column heads: "THE TRAGEDY" "How Forty Thousand Working People were Assassinated". Beneath the print of Delescluze is a poem by Walt Whitman, taken from his "Songs of Insurrection". Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, a few repairs at margins, some foxing, good condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 11:07

$56.00
182068

Rare LOS ANGELES Southern California Wild Old West 1873 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839402103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, August 13, 1873 * Rare Old West title * Many advertisements * 19th century era original A very early newspaper from this now-famous city on the West Coast. News of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound, period writing: "Mechanics Institute" above the masthead (see), nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2020 10:59

$44.00
181487

Rare STOCKTON CA San Joaquin County Northern California OLD WEST 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807465305

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Sept. 12, 1878 * Wild Old West * Rare title A wide range of content including a ftpg. item: "He Killed it in Self-Defense" and pg. 3: "Sierra Nevada - A Calm Survey of the Present Situation". Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:37

$37.00
181071

Rare EUREKA CA Old West Northern California HUMOLDT County Co. 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788606480

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WEST COAST SIGNAL, Eureka, California, Dec. 17, 1873 * Rare Old West title From this town in Northern California just south of the Oregon border. It was once a lumbering town & today the entire city is a state historic landmark with its many Victorian homes, etc. A typical newspaper of the day with varied news reports & a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, somewhat large size, some minor loss at the wide, blank margins, bit of spine wear, generally good condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:02

$49.00
181069

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392788605725

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Jan. 30, 1875 * Wild Old West * Rare publication From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Four pages, some ink stains, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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Ends June 05, 2020 15:01

$58.00
179983

Rare STOCKTON San Joaquin County CALIFORNIA Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373001431848

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Sept. 11, 1878 * Rare Old West title * Yellow fever epidemic The ftpg. and pg. 3 have reports concerning the Memphis Yellow Fever Epidemic. An interesting ftpg. report: "A Kentucky Bear--Mr. Wilson's Struggle for Life With a Bear in Rowan County". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:26

$32.00
179981

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392739088309

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, June 3, 1873 * Rare Old West title A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300. The ftpg. has some reports on the Modoc Indian War with: "...Surrender of Modocs--Approaching Wind up of Captain Jack". Page 3 has a report on a: "Dash To Julian", east of San Diego in the mountains. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.

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Ends April 25, 2020 15:26

$37.00
179477

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716970367

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Bloody Exploits". Vasquez was a noted Southern Calif. bandit who terrorized the area for 20 years. The Vasquez Rocks just north of Los Angeles are named for him, one of his many hideouts. Eight pages, small address label on the ftpg., great condition.

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:45

$188.00
178157

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372912769334

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre 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 popular culture. This issue was printed exactly 3 months prior to the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. This issue even has mention of the Earps, with a page 3 legal notice for a mining claim beginning: "United States Land Office...Notice is hereby given that Robert J. Winders for himself and his co-claimants, Virgil W. E... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2020 15:08

$2,600.00
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Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$58.00
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TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
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Early LIFE IN CALIFORNIA Description during GOLD RUSH ERA 1849 Wash DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586501324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 3, 1849 * Early life in California Page 2 has a simply terrific & very lengthy letter on California, taking nearly two columns it is headed: "A Mexican View Of California" "California Seen by a Mexican--Description of the Country--Its Physical, Agricultural, Commercial, and Mineralogical Characteristics". This is perhaps the best description of California from such an early date. The photos show only portions. Page 2 also has: "Great Britain and the Slave Trade" taking most of a column. And page 3 has: "A Recommendation" concerning prayers for: "...the visitation of a fearful pestilence which is spreading its ravages throughout the land..." signed in type: Z. Taylo... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:23

$78.00
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TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372806602642

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 20, 1875 * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit At the bottom of the front page is: Executions", an inconspicuous report headed: "Last of Vasquez--The Bandit Hanged At San Jose". The report, which describes the execution of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez., states in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed to-day at San Jose. Not attempt was made at a rescue....Everything passed off quietly. Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence....He died without a struggle..." & a bit more. Great to have this report about this famous Old West event on the front page. Other front page items include: "The Cheyennes" "Four of the Murderers of the Ge... See More  

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Ends November 16, 2019 13:29

$142.00
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JOHN C. FREMONT Fourth 4th Fatal Western Expedition Colorado Snow 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758659

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1849 * John C. Fremont * Fatal 4th expedition The top of the front page has a nicer account headed: "Col. Fremont--A Distressing Report" which is concerning his fateful fourth expedition in the West during which his party was caught in a snowstorm in Colorado causing loss of ten of his men & 130 of his pack mules. Near the end is; "...Later reports say that all of Col. Fremont's party perished except himself, and he is badly frostbitten." The ftpg. also has a brief, curious item: "A Yankee transported a couple of hogs to the 'diggins' in California to root for 'the precious ore', and obtained every night from six to eight ounces of gold from their snouts!" Four p... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:07

$49.00
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Outlaws JESSE JAMES GANG Murder & Tiburcio Vasquez Robberies 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372742758557

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 * Jesse James Gang murder * Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast and inscribed: 'This shall be the fate of all of Pinkerton's detectives who come to hunt the James brothers.' Signed by 'Jesse James', 'Frank James'...". Great to find a front page report with specifics of this strong warning by the James brothers. Just above this article is: "Vasquez And His Gang" being the famed California outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez, ... See More  

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Ends September 19, 2019 15:06

$56.00
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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Head West Miners Mining 1848 Wash. DC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392381499762

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848 * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - mine The front page has not one but three articles on the California Gold Rush including: "California Adventurers" beginning: "The 'stream of human life' is now setting as irresistibly towards California...The gold attraction is so strong that few are willing to lose the time necessary to go by water round the cape or by the overland route..." & more. Also: "The Gold Fever" has a letter beginning: "The gold fever, which is spreading like an epidemic through the whole country...The attempt to guard the public property from gold-hunters & squatters...might lead to very serious consequences..." and much more. And then: "Late... See More  

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Ends September 13, 2019 15:21

$72.00
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Rare STOCK MARKET San Francisco California 1877 Old West Financial Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372689351781

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY STOCK REPORT, San Francisco, California, Feb. 26, 1877 * Rare title This title is mostly taken up with advertisements, and what few newsy report that are present are mostly about mining. The ftpg. has: "Letters From The Mines" with 15 different mines noted. The bkpg. has a full column headed: "The Comstock" with reports from 20 different mines. Four pages, very nice, clean condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends July 13, 2019 14:21

$33.00
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