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Rare SACRAMENTO CA Capital of California OLD WEST Era 1868 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393322266641

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper:  SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Nov. 11, 1868   * Wild Old West * Rare title * Post Civil War 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. Very early for California. Nice condition.

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Ends June 14, 2021 13:33

$30.00
189985

William BUFFALO BILL Cody Wild West Showman Fame DEATH 1917 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373568857435

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 11, 1917  * Buffalo Bill death * William Cody The top of a front page column has reports datelined from Denver: "Buffalo Bill's Life Like The Hour Glass" with the text beginning: "Colonel William F. Cody, (Buffalo Bill) is dying in Denver tonight..." with more. But this report is followed by an update: "Buffalo Bill Died Yesterday" which begins: "Colonel William Frederick Cody (Buffalo Bill), soldier, hunter and scout, died at 12:05 P.M., here today at the home of his sister..." with more. Eight pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends June 05, 2021 15:32

$82.00
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
190180

MODOC WAR Second Battle of the Stronghold INDIANS Captain Jack 1873 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393315105784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 1873  * Modoc Indian War * Lava Beds - Captain Jack * Second Battle of the Stronghold The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE HOSTILE INDIANS" with smaller subheads. Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day throughout. Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 20, 2021 08:05

$36.99
190155

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


eBay Auction Item # 373577510242

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 May 19, 2021 13:45

$27.99
189554

WESTERN United States Mineral Mining Colorado MAP 1865 Civil War Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393252172391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1865  * Mining the West - Colorado map * Final months of the Civil War The front page id dominated by a huge map headed: "THE SPECIE BASIS OF THE REPUBLIC--Map Showing the Parks of Colorado, Fringed with Auriferous Mountains--Central Position of the Isothermal Belt Around the Earth" plus over half of the first column is taken up with various heads concerning the magnificence of the American West, including: "Trip Beyond the Snowy Sierra and Around the Grand Golden Circle" "American Gold & Silver and the Grand Column of American Progress" "Immense Area for Future Imperial States" "Our New Gold & Silver Territories" "Colorado Luminous" "The Silver State of Nevada Ascending Brilliantly..." and much... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:52

$66.00
190128

Rare DEADWOOD Lawrence County SOUTH DAKOTA Gold Mining Town 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393313764915

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DEADWOOD DAILY PIONEER, Black Hills, (South Dakota) July 19, 1889  * Rare publication * Famous wild West town * "Wild Bill" Hickok fame This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light. It attracted larger-than-life Old West figures including Wyatt Earp, Calamity Jane, and Wild Bill Hickok (who was killed there). "Union List of Newspapers" notes only two institutions have but scattered 19th century issues of this title. Among the articles are: "A Woman's Discovery" "Mine and Mill" and more including a variety of local tidbits. Also a great wealth of illustrated advertisements... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 07:54

$324.99
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
189198

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522580337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 23, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners The front page has several items 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. Also: "Late From California"... See More  

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:23

$75.00
189180

HOLE-IN-THE-WALL Wyoming Outlaws Bank Robbery Murder CAPTURE 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230113564

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 17, 1904  Two weeks prior to this issue, two bandits presumed to be from the Hole-In-The-Wall country of Wyoming attempted to rob the First National Bank of Cody, Wyoming. Hearing of the news, the famed frontiersman and showman "Buffalo Bill" Cody reportedly got in into the chase. He is not mentioned in this report. The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "TWO OF THE CODY BANDITS TAKEN" with subhead. (see) Six pages, two small, lightly inked library stamps within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally very nice.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:15

$44.00
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
188622

Early TEXAS RANGERS vs. Outlaws Desperadoes in the Southwest 1883 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373492802431

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 3, 1883  * 19th century Texas Rangers Page 2 has a nice article headed: "The Texan Rangers" "How They Clean Out Desperadoes in the Lone Star State" which is very descriptive of the Texas Rangers. Page 3 has: "The Grand Avenue Out Bat and Out Field the Black Stockings" with the box score as well. Ten Pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 11, 2021 08:59

$46.00
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
188230

TRUMAN C. EVERTS 37 Days Lost in Yellowstone Wildernessm Ordeal 1871 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153213237

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, (New York), November, 1871  The first 17 pages are taken up with a fascinating true-life story: "Thirty-Seven Days of Peril", being the exploits of Truman Everts. Everts was a member of an early expedition which explored the area which later became Yellowstone National Park. He became lost in the wilderness for 37 days during the expedition and a year later become widely known after writing about his ordeal in this issue of Scribner's. If you saw the Ken Burns series "The National Parks" you heard of his story and mention of this issue. The lengthy & very detailed article includes 9 illustrations on his ordeal. Complete in 128 pages, disbound without outer wrappers, 6 1/2 by 9 inches, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$48.00
188221

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473600141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Aug. 31, 1883  * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of the front page has column heads: "PROVING AN ALIBI" "The Defense in the James Case Outlines Its Work" "Testimony Adduced that Frank was Not at Winston" "Gen. Joe Shelby Creates a Scene in the Witness Box" "Breaking the Links Forged by the Prosecution--A Host of Witnesses on the Stand". This is fine & detailed coverage of the trial of Frank James, outlaw brother of Jesse, with the text taking 3 columns on the ftpg. and over a column on pg. 2. Ten pages, a few minor creases, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:51

$78.00
188012

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462341932

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1869  * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point Page 7 has very nice reporting on the historic joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah, with the ceremonies of the driving in of the final, golden spike signifying the completion of joining the East & West.  The headlines include: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "Ceremonies At The Completion" "The First Invoice of Japan Tea Shipped from San Francisco" "The Overland Mails Transferred to the Railroad". This reporting takes about three-quarters of a column and contains much detail, with the entire text seen in the photos below. A portion includes: "...presen... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$159.00
187936

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Polygamy Trial - Chicago Fire - Lowry War 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 20, 1871  * Great Chicago Fire disaster * Brigham Young polygamy trial * Lowry War - North Carolina Page 4 begins with a stack of heads concerning the Great Chicago Fire: "CHICAGO" "Graphic Description of the Destruction of the City That Was" "The Loss $475,000,000 and Two Hundred Lives" "The Red March of the Flames" "Mad People in a Hell of Fire" "Thieves & Murderers" "The Reign of Terror After the Ruin". Page 8 begins with heads: "THE LAWLESS LOWREYS" "Exploits of the Most Extraordinary Gang of Outlaws Known to Crime" "Robeson County, North Carolina, in Anarchy" and more. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murder... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187912

SAM BASS Old West Outlaw Union Pacific Big Springs TRAIN ROBBERY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533637

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 29, 1877  * Union Pacific Big Springs robbery * Old West outlaw - train robber Sam Bass The front page has over a full column taken up with reports of the Big Springs train robbery of the Union Pacific Railroad, with heads including: "Daring Detectives" "How the Western Train Robbers Were Hunted Down" "The Leader Identified in Spite of His Mask" "A Visit to the Camp of the Sleeping Bandits". This was the robbery that helped make famed outlaw Sam Bass infamous. There is mention of Sam Bass by name, but the focus of the article is the tracking and eventual killed of his outlaw companions Joel Collins and Bill Heffridge. Eight pages some older library repairs near the top, and a narrow add... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:39

$75.00
187861

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral AZ Arizona 1880 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128107025

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880  * 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 under a year before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. And this is a very early issue, being volume 1, number 96. The top of the front page features a large, illustrated stage coach ad. Among the front page column heads are: "Renegade Apaches Raiding on the Rio Grande" "The Presidential ... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:32

$2,300.00
187859

Rare GUNNISON Colorado Old Western Dry Goods Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882  * Rare Old West publication * In-house publication for dry goods This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with advertisements for this store. It is noted as "Vol. 1 No. 4" issue, although it was "Established 1880", so it was obviously published semi-occasionally. Four pages, 10 by 14 1/2 inches, some staining, generally nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:31

$46.00
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
187648

Rare GHOST TOWN White Pine Gunnison County COLORADO Silver Mining 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448024907

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, Dec. 11, 1885 * Very rare Old West title * Ghost town - silver mining An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods. White Pine began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corporate mining resurrected in White Pine, only to go bust again in 1953, closing down the town for good. "Today only a few people live in White Pine during the summer. Only a creaking of the majestic pines and the aging cabins remind us today that a great mining camp once existed in the shadows of the Continental Divide." This issue is from t... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:24

$157.00
187492

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373441833441

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 27, 1895  * Rare old West title * Maricopa County Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood. Various news & ads of the day including "Colonization Scheme...For the Establishment of a Colony...Of European People on Lands Near Tucson, in Arizona Territory" "Plenty of Placer Gold" "Phoenix Roads the Safest". Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:11

$37.00
187406

Very Rare 19th Century SUNDANCE WY Crook County Wyoming Old West 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373440394267

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUNDANCE GAZETTE, Wyoming, Oct. 7, 1892  * Very rare Old West publication We were fortunate to fine just three issues of this quite rare newspaper from the Northeast corner of Wyoming. The first we have seen. The first we have seen. Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only one institution has this title, it having just a single issue from 1884. By the content and the advertisements Sundance must have been a cattle town. The 2010 census notes a population of less than 1200. Inside has some illustrated articles including: Tribes Of Cannibals" "The Tribes of Alaska". Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, wear at the spine margins, a bit of light fold rubbing, generally good condition. This is not... See More  

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:28

$146.00
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
187176

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432158572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 15, 1870  * Rare & early from Southern California The front page has nearly a full column taken up with an interesting article: "What Is Said of California in the East" which begins: "With a climate unrivaled even under the skies of Italy, and a soil that yields its harvests to the slightest cultivation, and mineral resources apparently inexhaustible, one might suppose that California offers superior inducements to settlers...", but then much more on the disadvantages. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:29

$48.00
186550

Rare SAN DIEGO Old West Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393058502499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 12, 1876  * Rare & early from Southern California Various news items including a brief report on: "A Monument for Custar [sic]--Sixty Deaths by Sunstroke" "A Historical Sketch of San Diego" being #3 of a series; "Notes From the Mines" and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 14:50

$36.00
186504

George CUSTER'S MASSACRE Eulogy - Ann Eliza & Brigham Young Trial 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373393636395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING DAILY INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 21, 1876  * re. Custer's Massacre * Brigham Young - Mormons Page 3 has a column headed: "Custar's Attack on the Sioux" which reads much like a eulogy. Bits include: "on the banks of the Little Big Horn...sleep to-day the flower of the American army...Custar [sic] in his brave but disastrous charge..." with much more, taking over one-third of a column. The ftpg. has: "Ann Eliza vs. Brigham" (misspelling here) concerning a woman who claimed to be Brigham Young's wife, but he said not his legal wife. Also: "Death of Sitting Bull Confirmed--Other Notable Chiefs Also Killed", which was a false report. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 16, 2021 06:49

$48.00
186140

Very Rare GHOST TOWN Crystal Gunnison County Colorado Mining Camp 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372551899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CRYSTAL RIVER CURRENT, Crystal, Colorado, Nov. 10, 1888  * Very rare Colorado ghost town publication * Abandoned mining camp town A rare newspaper from a bonafide ghost town. Crystal was a mining camp established in 1881 & after several decades of robust existence, was all but abandoned by1917. Many buildings still stand in Crystal, but its few residents live there only in the summer. This is a volume 3 issue, formatted like most newspapers of the day with a mix of local & regional news and a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated. Not surprisingly several of the news items are mining related. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, inside has several small tape mends mostly at the folds and ma... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 14:15

$228.00
186086

Very Rare & Early SALIDA Chaffee County COLORADO 1882 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373368364295

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SALIDA DAILY SENTINEL, Colorado, July 10, 1882 * Very rare Old West publication An exceedingly rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues of this title & they were recently purchased by us. No other issues are recorded in any institution. Actually a very typical newspaper of the period with news items of the day--much of it local--with a great wealth of local advertising as well. Four pages, minor tears at margins, generally nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:27

$146.00
186085

Rare TOMBSTONE Cochise Co. ARIZONA Wyatt Earp & O.K. Corral Fame 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393034064500

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 23, 1889  * Very rare Western publication * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is just the 2nd time we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule. Various mining-related items as well as regional & national news reports. The back page features a rather large "Arizona Mail & Stage Co." ad. Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, minor loss to the top portion of the spine margin, otherwise in nice condition. A fine opportunity for a very rare title from this famous town.

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Ends December 27, 2020 10:26

$577.00
185808

Rare & Early WOODLAND CA Yolo County California Original OLD WEST 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015709934

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879  * Original Old West item - uncommon title Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interesting front page article taking half a column: "How Buffalo Bill Served a Writ". It begins: "Buffalo Bill in his autobiography tells the following story of his official career in the far West..." which follows. Eight pages, evenly toned, library ink stamp in the masthead, good condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:10

$57.00
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
185480

Rare MODESTO Stanislaus County OLD WEST California 1881 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393000033053

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 4, 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. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with the: "Delinquent List" of property owners, etc. A terrific issue for genealogical purposes and tracing families and land owners from the early years of Modesto. This list carries over to pages 2 & 4 as well. Four pages, large folio size, very nice condition.

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Ends December 02, 2020 15:09

$57.00
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
185282

Rare SANTE FE NM New Mexico Territory Before Statehood 1903 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298300820

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, Santa Fe, Nov. 28, 1903 * Before New Mexico became a state An early "territorial" newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912, 9 years later. News of the news with several advertisements. Complete with 8 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally nice. Should be handled with care.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:09

$38.00
185280

Old West SALOON GUNFIGHT & La Crosse Wisconsin Murder & Lynching 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373298299615

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 18, 1884  * Old Western style gunfight at a saloon This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads. Page 3 begins with: "Criminal Calendar" "Two Men Fatally Shot in a Saloon Fight at Bois D'Arc, Mo." "The LaCrosse Tragedy--Killed by Cowboys--A Missing Bank Cashier--The Daily Record" "Murdered & Robbed" and much more. Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2020 10:09

$44.00
185133

Very Rare GARY SD Deuel County South Dakota Pre State Territory 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373284490119

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE INTER STATE, Gary, Dakota, April 2, 1884  * Very rare publication * Deuel County, South Dakota A very rare territorial newspaper from that is present-day South Dakota, five years before statehood. They refer to themselves as the "Gate City of Dakota" as it is situated at the eastern border of the Territory, very close to Minnesota. At the 2010 census the population of Gary was 227. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, some wear at the spine and a bit at the folds. Some minor margin tears.

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Ends November 19, 2020 13:52

$185.00
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
184911

HELENA MT Lewis and Clark County MONTANA Territorial 1880 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392971585612

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, Sept. 4, 1880 * Pre statehood Montana * Rare Old West title This newspaper is from 9 years before Montana statehood. Contains news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Four pages, irregular along the spine, generally very nice..

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Ends November 07, 2020 14:07

$37.00
184879

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK President Chester A. Arthur Expedition 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392970343518

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 13, 1883   * President Chester A. Arthur * Yellowstone National Park tour * Military expedition Page 2 has column heads: "LIFE ON THE PLAINS" "President Arthur on His Trip to the Yellowstone" "Viewing the Western Wonderland from the Saddle--Senator Best as an Angler" and beneath this article is: "Scenes in Wyoming". Ten pages, a few minor tears inside, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends November 06, 2020 14:30

$28.00
184794

General GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER Post Massacre Letter Described 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373255786655

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 28, 1876  * Post George Armstrong Custer massacre Page 2 has nearly half a column article: "The Sort of A Soldier That Custer Was" which is essentially a lengthy letter of congratulations signed by: G. A. Custer from April 9, 1865 to his soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry at Appomattox Court  House, the day of  Lee's surrender. It's a wonderful letter. Four pages, large size, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 05, 2020 07:33

$29.00
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
184105

Rare DENVER CO Old West Colorado WESTERN OUTPOST 1881 Newspaper w Advertisements


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373186067052

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY DENVER TIMES, Colorado, Oct. 24, 1881  * Rare Old West title * Was a Western outpost An early newspaper from Denver filled with local & national news reports and a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Four pages, light damp staining, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends October 02, 2020 07:33

$33.00
183948

Rare MILLVILLE Old Wild West Shasta County Northern California 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392921041808

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SHASTA COUNTRY RECORD, Millville, California, Dec. 13, 1879  * Rare Old West publication A quite rare title from this small town in the far north of California. Various news of the day both local & regional, with a great wealth of ads. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor tears at margins, good condition.

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Ends September 26, 2020 14:50

$55.00
183924

Very RARE New Mexico Territory BLAND NM 1899 Old West Ghost Town Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392918910601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BLAND HERALD, Bland, New Mexico, May 26, 1899  * Very rare Territory issue * Ghost town It is extremely rare to find 19th century New Mexico newspapers, and this issue is 13 years before statehood. A very rare from this small mining town with front page item: "Latest Mining News--Information Regarding Mining and Milling Operations in the Cochiti--The Golden Cochiti--Mining Items of Interest Gathered & Gleaned from Authentic Sources" and more. More news items and advertisements on the inside pages. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition, measures 10 by 16 inches.

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:16

$177.00
183922

Rare DUTCH FLAT Placer County CALIFORNIA Gold Mining Town1875 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373165870291

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DUTCH FLAT FORUM, Dutch Flat, Placer County, California, Jan. 4, 1877  * Rare Old West title Dutch Flat is located mid-way between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, near Interstate Highway 80. Famous for its hydraulic mines, from which many tons of gold were taken, for its lumber industry, its role in creating the Central Pacific Railroad, and for its large Chinese community, Dutch Flat remains one of the most charming towns in California. This scarce newspaper from its heyday from the mining era is complete in 8 pages and contains a wide variety of news items and advertisements, many of the latter illustrated and focused on those involved in the mining business--including plenty of saloon ads. Inside page items include: "The... See More  

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Ends September 24, 2020 15:15

$87.00
183894

MASSACRE CANYON Great Plains Indians Last Battle in Nebraska 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392916048283

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 14, 1873  * Massacre Canyon - Nebraska * Great Plains Indians The top of page 5 has a column with heads: "INDIAN SLAUGHTER" "Great Battle in the Republican Valley" "Bloody Fight Between the Pawnees and Sioux" "Sky Chief, Squaw and Papoose Among the Slaughtered" "Pawnees' Loss in Dead and Wounded Over 100" "Horrible Barbarity Of The Sioux". A detailed account of the battle of Massacre Canyon, fought in Nebraska. It was one of the last hostilities between the Pawnee and the Sioux and the last battle/massacre between Great Plains Indians in North America. Complete in 10 pages, toning at the folds with some archival mending, irregular along the spine.

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Ends September 21, 2020 18:16

$52.00
183773

Rare PRESCOTT AZ Yavapai County Arizona Territory OLD WEST 1887 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373152438711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PRESCOTT MORNING COURIER, Arizona (Territory), July 9, 1887 * Very rare title * Wild Old West From 25 years before Arizona would become a state. Articles include: "The Opium Habit" "Lynching in Oregon" "Two Men Killed by Caving Earth" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, new agent's stamp in the masthead, tape at the inside spine, good condition.

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Ends September 17, 2020 15:04

$93.00
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