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201259

Rare Santa Barbara Old West California American Riveria 1883 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374293777859

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY INDEPENDENT, Santa Barbara, California, Sept. 10, 1883   * Rare Old West publication A volume one issue from this famous West Coast city, known as the "American Riviera". Various news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, lightly toned, archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2022 06:55

$38.00
201198

Rare San Bernardino Southern California Island Empire Old West 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394272704867

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN BERNARDINO WEEKLY TIMES, California, Oct. 16 1880 * Wild Old West * Rare publication An early issue of this uncommon title from Southern California. It was named in 1810. Following the American conquest of California, the community was incorporated as a city in 1854. The city grew significantly in the late 19th century as a commercial hub at the crossroads between Southern California and the American Southwest.  Four pages, never trimmed, news agent's stamp in an upper corner, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2022 08:45

$38.00
201196

Rare Old West San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374290235071

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Aug. 22, 1874 * 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: "Arizona" with several reports; "The Black Hills" "From Lower California" "All About San Diego" and much more. Four pafges, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2022 08:45

$35.00
201194

Rare Georgetown El Dorado County California Gold Mining Town 1901 old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374290234520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GEORGETOWN GAZETTE, El Dorado County, California, Sept. 19, 1901 * Rare gold mining town publication A very rare title from this now-historical site, the most northeastern town in California's Mother Lode mining territory\ near the Nevada border. Less than 1000 people reside there today but in its heyday of the 1850's & 1860's the population exceeded 3000. Gold mining continued here longer than most Gold Rush towns, extending into the 20th century. In addition to its scarcity, page 2 has coverage of the death of President William McKinley. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 04, 2022 08:43

$65.00
201171

Rare San Diego Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374288887803

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California June 11, 1879  * Rare & early from Southern California The front page includes: "The Chief Objection To Chinese" and: "The Old Abolitionists" is a reflection on those of the past, with the recent death of William Lloyd Garrison. Another ftpg. item: "At Grayson, Kentucky, a farmer named Jones attempted to take a prostitute into his house, when his wife killed him with an axe." Four pages, tiny binding indents at the blank spine, slightly fragile, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2022 15:03

$34.99
198091

Early Rare Los Angeles Southern California Civil War Era Old West 1862 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394081627066

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 25, 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: "Eastern Intelligence" "Our National Capital" "The Debt We are Piling Up" "Gen. Carleton at Santa Fe" "The Freedom of the Press" and more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends October 19, 2022 12:35

$92.00
201286

Rare San Jose Santa Clara County Valley California Old West Era 1871 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374295045749

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, May 24, 1871  * Rare Old West title from the Santa Clara Valley * Victoria Woodhull, Colonel James Harvey Blood, Tennie Claflin scandal In 1850 San Jose became just the 2nd incorporated city in California (Sacramento was first) & was on the Butterfield mail route. The ftpg. is mostly ads with news items & more ads inside, many of which are illustrated. Page 2 has over a full column on the Woodhull, Claflin, & Col. Blood trial (and scandal) (see). Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends October 14, 2022 07:33

$59.99
201238

Rare Santa Barbara Old West California American Riveria 1873 Original Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374291864786

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANTA BARBARA PRESS, California, July 24, 1873  * Rare Old West publication A very early & uncommon title from this well known California city. Typical news & ads of  the day. The front page has: "A Tale of the California Mines". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear, minor tears at the spine, stray pencil marks inside, very nice.

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Ends October 12, 2022 09:19

$54.99
200511

Rare San Diego Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394231307978

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 20, 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, very nice condition.

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Ends October 06, 2022 13:30

$34.00
200385

Apache Indians Tucson Arizona Territory Massacre 1877 San Diego CA Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374234295127

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 7, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "The Massacre of Settlers in the Sonoita by Apaches--Special Message in the Territorial Legislature by Gov. Safford--The Recent Military Administration Sharply Criticized--Immediate Action Necessary". This is followed by: "Sonora" "General Mariscal Establishing His Authority--Pesqueira Whipped in a Late Battle". Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 30, 2022 14:41

$38.00
200308

Very Rare Jamestown Tuolumne County California Mother Lode Magnet 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374232509131

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MOTHER LODE MAGNET, Jamestown, California, Aug. 3, 1898  * Very rare publication Could there be a better name for a mining town newspaper than this one? Gregory's Union List of Serials notes no holdings of this title in any institution. 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 discovery at Sutter's Mill, and then again in the latter part of the 19th century when new methods were available to extract gold from the huge quartz deposits. It was in 1898 when the first steam railroad came to the area. Today Jamestown has a tourism-based economy for the 3000+ residents.  This was the only newspaper ever printed in Jamestown,... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2022 09:51

$215.00
200272

Rare Early Steamer Edition San Francisco California via Steamship 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394214699599

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALTA CALIFORNIA - For Circulation In The Atlantic Started, Europe And South America, San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1868  At the top of the first column is: "Steamer Alta California" noting that it is: "...issued trial-monthly on the sailing of each steamer for Panama. It has the largest circulation of any Steamer paper on the Pacific Coast."  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is what is known as a "steamer edition" printed specifically for distribution back East and elsewhere, hence shipping was done exclusively by steam ships. Such editions are much more rare than the "regular" editions, and Gregory notes this title had steamer editions from 1849-1869. There is no volume or issue number noted. As wou... See More  

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Ends September 25, 2022 13:19

$345.00
199784

Rare Old West San Diego Southern California Peshtigo Forest Fire 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189489431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 20, 1871  * Peshtigo fire disaster - Wisconsin * 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.  The front page has a full column taken up with: "A More Dreadful Calamity" "The Fires in Wisconsin and Michigan" "Appalling Loss of Life" "Northern Wisconsin and Western Michigan Swept by Terrible Fires--Over 1,500 Men, Women & Children Burned to Death in Wisconsin Alone!--Great Loss of Life in Michigan". This was the Peshtigo fire, largely forgotten as it began the same time of the infamous Chicago Fire, but it destroyed over 1.2 million acres... See More  

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:17

$48.00
199779

Adolph Sutro Mayor of San Francisco Comestock Lode Fame Print 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201585373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POLITICAL RECORD, San Francisco, California, Oct. 31, 1894  * Adolph Sutro - mayor of San Francisco * Virginia City, Nevada Comstock Lode fame True to its title, this issue is filled with political reports including images of 19 politicians. Also of interest is a back page print captioned: "Our Sutro", being Adolph Sutro who was running for mayor of San Francisco. He would win. Born a German Jew, Sutro moved to Virginia City, Nevada and made a fortune at the Comstock Lode. Several places in San Francisco bear his name in remembrance of his life and contributions to the city. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:11

$59.00
199777

Rare San Francisco California Pacific Coast old Wild West w/ Ads 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201584420

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Sept. 1, 1868  * Rare old West title A large size newspaper of six pages with a wealth of both local news events and local advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with minor wear at a fold juncture & with a few discrete archival mends at folds. Early California from just 19 years after the Gold Rush. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:10

$37.00
199747

Rare Sacramento Capital of California Old West Era 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201553193

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Nov. 10, 1868 * Wild Old West * Rare publication * Post Civil War Among the articles in this issue are: "A Hypothesis as to the Cause for Earthquakes" "Political Changes in California" "Woman's Rights" "The Loss of Hooker - A Touching Tribute to a Stricken and Bereft Soldier".  Four pages, great condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:46

$30.00
199352

Woman Women Suffrage Convention Elizabeth Cady Stanton Speeches 878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374181619524

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 10, 1878   * National American Woman Suffrage Association The front page has half a column taken up with: "Woman's Suffrage National Convention" with a nice account of the meeting in Washington, D.C. One bit mentions: "...None of the long speeches thus far, except those of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Mrs. Hooker, have risen above mediocrity, and many speakers have been extremely...rambling, or glaringly injudicious in their line of remarks..." with much more. Also on the ftpg: "The Black Hills" "Renewed Indian Depredations--Rich Mining Yield". Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine due to disbinding, and a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:35

$39.00
199259

Tiburcio Vasquez Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber Captured 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374175176296

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874  * Tiburcio Vasquez captured * California bandido * Los Angeles outlaw The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name from him. Near the top of the front page is the heading: "The Notorious Vasquez Captured At Last" with the dateline from San Francisco noting: "Tiburcio Vasquez, a bandit, who has been for a long time a terror to the southern portion of this state, was captured with two of his gang, this afternoon, near Los ... See More  

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Ends August 13, 2022 14:45

$82.00
199153

Rare Modesto Stanislaus County Old West California 1881 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394153221580

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 August 07, 2022 09:28

$42.00
199004

Rare Napa California Old West Wine Country Volume 1 Number 1 old 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394139262931

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NAPA JOURNAL, Napa, California, April 3, 1884  * Rare Old West publication * Wine country This is the first issue published, the volume 1, number 1 issue. Page 2 begins with: "Our Introduction" in which the publisher states the format of the newspaper. Much reporting from California & other news as well. Four pages, various chipping at th3e margins, some margin tears, the front page is foxed.

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:12

$67.00
199002

Rare 1874 Grass Valley Nevada County California Old West Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394139262648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FOOT-HILL WEEKLY TIDINGS, Grass Valley, California, Jan. 24, 1874  * Rare old West publication * Many interesting advertisements This town in Northern California was formally named "Boston Ravine" and then "Centerville". It began as a mining town, situated at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in Northeastern Calif. This is the volume 1, number 3 issue. Perhaps the notable feature is a printing of: "A Visit from St. Nicolas" by Clement C. Moore, more commonly known as: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas". This printing has the title: "Santa Claus Visit" and includes an engraving of Santa. Not commonly found in newspapers of the era. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some light damp staining, nice c... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:11

$47.00
198635

Rare Jackson California Amador County Old West Gold Minig Town 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374131966082

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Jan. 24, 1880   * 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. The back leaf has a 2 1/2 by 4 1/2 piece clipped out, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends July 15, 2022 07:58

$26.00
198176

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374095925538

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, May 20, 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, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends June 25, 2022 11:41

$44.00
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 June 21, 2022 09:51

$2,100.00
196806

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393992599512

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, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2022 13:53

$72.00
196784

STATE OF DESERET CONSTITUTION Mormons & Great Seal of California 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393991113123

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1849  * State of Deseret Constitution * Mormons - Mormonism - Utah * Great Seal of California adopted The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new state of California. The credit of its invention is mainly due to Major R. S. Garnett of the Army..." with more text. Save for a very very minor alterations this is the same seal used by California today, and their website notes its various portions: "Under the gaze of Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, a miner works near the Sacramento River. A gr... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2022 12:42

$420.00
196265

BATTLE OF COTTONWOOD Nez Perce War IDAHO Looking Glass S. Whipple 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373944686328

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 6, 1877  * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple The front page has over two-thirds of a column taken up with accounts of: "The Indian War" "Latest News from the Front--Another Fight--The Killed and Wounded in the Previous Massacre and Fight". These are reports concerning the Nez Perce War. Four pages, a bit fragile but in good condition.

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Ends March 22, 2022 08:45

$38.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 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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