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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
183555

Outlaw SAM BASS American Old West Train Robber Bandit KILLED 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392898954007

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878 * Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT) * American train robber & outlaw The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief Mortally Wounded" "Two of the Pursuing Party Also Bite the Dust". This is a great account of the last robbery by the infamous Texas outlaw Sam Bass, reported in two accounts, the first beginning: "To-day was one of excitement in Texas. Sam Bass, the giant train robber chief, has been captured after a severe fight in which several lives were lost..." with much more detail (see). The other r... See More  

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Ends September 05, 2020 15:29

$245.00
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
183289

Very Rare & Early DENVER Colorado Territory Post Civil War 1865 Vol. 1 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373125536463

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY DENVER GAZETTE, Colorado, Sept. 15, 1865 * Very rare & early territory publication * Post Civil War reconstruction era This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did not become a state until 1876, eleven years after this issue was published. And this is a volume one issue. Outside of several issues of the Rocky Mountain News we have offered--which was Colorado's first newspaper--this is the earliest Colorado title we have offered. And Gregory notes that it existed only until 1869. Typical newspaper of the day with the front page and back page filled with ads, and inside having both ads and news reports. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, various dirtiness and smudges, a few small tape mends ... See More  

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Ends August 24, 2020 09:36

$590.00
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
183188

Rare SAN FRANCISCO Old West Farming California Gold Rush Era 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373122205570

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco June 22, 1854 * Rare Old West title * Gold mining era * Nice decorative masthead This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the masthead with much of the content having a farming theme, although there are other items as well. This is a volume 1 issue. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 12 by 18 inches, staining at the corners and some wear at the folds.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:31

$42.00
183178

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373121398206

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 17, 1874 * Very rare publication A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, and by best accounts this is our very last issue of this title, published 38 years before Arizona would become a state. The front page is taken up with a mix of news items and advertisements, with page 2 having: "James E. Roberts, Indian Agent" and a variety of various legal notices, some in Spanish. Page 3 has many ads as well, plus: "Mining in Yavapai and Mohave" and various: "Local Matters". More news & ads on the back page. Complete in 4 pages, measures 11 1/2 by 17 1/4 inches, somewhat irregular at the spine margin but not close to any text, generally nice... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2020 15:15

$160.00
183047

RE. General GEORGE A. CUSTER Arrest & Suspension Fort Leavenworth 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373116584149

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1867 * General George Armstrong Custer The middle of the ftpg. has a small report headed: "The Trial of Major-Gen. Custar [sic]" which includes: "...Custar has been ordered to Fort Leavenworth for trial...on his return to Fort Wallace...Custar...left his command at Wallace & proceeded to Harker as fast as jaded horse-flesh would bear him. The charge against him is for leaving his command...". Page 2 & 3 have baseball reports: "Base Ball-Picked Nine Match--New York vs. Brooklyn" with various detail and the box score. Minor loss here affects about 3 letters. Eight pages, minor disbinding indents at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends August 15, 2020 15:04

$37.00
182762

Very Rare BRENHAM TX Washington County Texas 19th Century 1881 Newspaper w/ Ads


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373107081407

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BRENHAM DAILY BANNER, Texas, July 29, 1881 * Very rare Southwestern publication The first of this title we have located. Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers" notes only 1 of 5 institutions have holding from the19th century. This city in East central Texas has a population under 16,000 today. A typical Western newspaper of the day with news & many Western-style advertisements. Four pages, never-trimmed margins, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:28

$114.00
182761

Very Rare DEADWOOD Lawrence County SOUTH DAKOTA Gold Mining Town 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392865262994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BLACK HILLS DAILY PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, Nov. 24, 1878 * Very rare & desired 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. This issue is from the "heyday" of the Wild West. Some of the most celebrated names of the Old West passed through Deadwood, not the least of whom was "Wild Bill" Hickok, who was famously murdered in this town just two years previous. The ftpg. has column heads including: "Brutal Acts Practiced by a Lawless Officer" "More Serious Indian Troubles in Oregon" "The Whites Killi... See More  

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Ends August 07, 2020 09:28

$1,350.00
182690

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons Utah LDS Church Leader Polygamy Trial 1871 SLC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373105947648

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SALT LAKE DAILY TRIBUNE & UTAH MINING GAZETTE, U.T. (Utah Territory), Oct. 13, 1871 * Brigham Young - Mormons leader * Polygamy - adultery trial Page 2 has a notable article: "Polygamy On Trial" "Territory of Utah...The People of the U.S. in the Territory of Utah vs. Brigham Young, Sr..." "Opinion of Chief Justice McKean". This report takes over a full column. Four pages, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 06, 2020 07:50

$87.00
182608

Very Rare DENVER COLORADO w/ Western Related PRINTS 1881 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100842379

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GREAT WEST, Denver, Colorado, Sept. 17, 1881 * Very rare Old West title Certainly a great name for a newspaper from the Old West. The front page has a: "View of Main Street, Gunnison City" which would have to be one of the earliest prints of the town to be found in any periodical. Other prints on the ftpg. are: "Parlin's" being a ranch; and "A Western Gambling House" which is nothing more than 3 tents. A very rare title as outside of our limited holdings Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records only two institutions having but a single issue each. Eight page, leaves are loose at the spine, various tears at margins, but of light staining.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:59

$137.00
182603

Very Rare KINGMAN Mohave County AZ Arizona Territory 1889 Old Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100835881

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, Dec. 7, 1889 * Very rare title from the Arizona Territory A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 23 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1880's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illustrated. The back pg. includes the cattle brands of 8 owners. Complete in 4 pages, light, even browning, some chipping loss at the spine and bottom margin, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:55

$137.00
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
182597

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Younger GANG Rock Island Winston TRAIN Robbery1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373100834512

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 17, 1881 * Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang * Rock Island railroad train robbery Page 2 contains one of the better reports we have seen of the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery by Jesse James and his gang. While most reports are little more than a paragraph or two, this report takes two-thirds of a column and includes several accounts and much detail--photos below show the full text. The article is headed: "ROAD AGENTS ON A TRAIN" "They Kill Two Persons And Get Considerable Plunder" "Outlaws Who Surpass All Others In Boldness--After Deliberately committing Murder, They Rob a Safe In an Express Car". The article includes near its beginning: "...an incoming Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific t... See More  

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:52

$147.00
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
182407

Very Rare SITKA ALASKA Panhandle Territory Pre Klondike Gold Rush 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392851908494

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, July 17, 1886 * Very rare Alaska Territorial issue Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by over ten years. This is the volume one, number 37 issue of this title. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 12 3/4 by 20 1/4 in.). The front page has an interesting article about the Eskimos, titled: "From Kodiak" which begins: "The so-called summer season is rapidly advancing in this central region of Alaska, but winter seems to cling to us with highly disagreeable persistency..." with much mo... See More  

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Ends July 25, 2020 14:24

$465.00
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
182058

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Nov. 4, 1879 Miss. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839349225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 4, 1879 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The last column of the ftpg. is taken up with a very interesting, although erroneous, report of the death of Jesse James with heads: "A CORPSE AT LAST" "The Bandit King Slain In His Saddle" "Jesse James Killed By a former Friend" "The Assassin Escapes After a Running Fight" "Southwest Missouri the Scene of the Tragedy". Near the beginning is: "This section was thrown into a high state of excitement yesterday afternoon over the report that Jesse James, one of the notorious outlaws, had been shot & killed by a former comrade, named Geo. Shephard..." with much more, carrying over to page 2. But this was all untrue. Jesse James would b... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 09:52

$76.00
181988

THE DALTON GANG Adair Oklahoma Indian Terr. LAST TRAIN ROBBERY 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392839175484

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 15, 1892 * The Dalton Gang * Adair, Oklahoma * Last train robbery The back page has a nice article headed: "DARING EXPRESS ROBBERY" "Train Held Up at Adair, I.T., and $50,000 Taken" "The Highwaymen Have a Hard Fight for Their Booty" with the dateline from Parsons, Kansas. The photos show the entire report, which contains some nice detail, somewhat more than is commonly found. On July 14 the Dalton Gang made its last train robbery at Adair, Indian Territory. They made such quick & quiet work that the deputies--where were on the train--didn't realize it was being robbed until the job was nearly completed. The robbery was followed by a fierce but brief gun battle with the bandits, during w... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2020 07:14

$105.00
181773

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373070913325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 21, 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 a column of: "Local Briefs" with small news tidbits; "Rode With A Skull--Terrible Experience of an Arizona Cowboy Cook" Inside has a nice map of streets showing: "Lots on which a poor man can build a home." Eight pages, small binding holes at the blank spine margin, very nice condition.

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Ends July 01, 2020 08:14

$43.00
181699

Rare GUNNISON Colorado Volume 1 Number 14 Old West 1883 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815361516

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SUN, Gunnison, Colorado, Dec. 29, 1883 This would seem to be an unrecorded title as Union List of Serials notes a "Sun" newspaper beginning in Sept., 1893 and lasting just one year. But I suspect the listing is in error and should have noted an n1883 beginning as this is the vol. 1 number 14 issue. In any case very rare as only one institution has any issues of this title recorded. Gunnison is in Central Colorado and boomed with mining and cattle ranching in the 1870's. An 8 page newspaper with a wide variety of news items, local tidbits and curious anecdotes. Rejoined at the spine, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:03

$75.00
181488

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392807465616

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 19, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter From Col. Hodge" datelined at Camp Grant; "Mining Summary" "The Tucson Public Schools" "Telegraphic News" and more. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few minor margins tears, very nice condition.

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Ends June 21, 2020 08:38

$130.00
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
181193

JESSE JAMES Train Robber Desperado Outlaw KILLED ? False Report 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373049238936

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1879 * Outlaw Jesse James * False death report Near the top of the front page is a very interesting article: "A Notorious Outlaw Murdered", "Jesse James Shot by One of His Comrades" with the text taking six inches. The only problem is that the report is not true. Although Jesse James was murdered by a comrade, it was not until 1882. Bits include: "...the particulars of the killing of Jesse James, the notorious outlaw who originated train-robbing & has been the leader of the most desperate gang of desperadoes ever known in America. Detectives have hunted the James brothers for years..." with much more. Eight pages, four binding holes near the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends June 11, 2020 15:32

$60.00
181151

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392791942899

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 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 less than 2 months before the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The top of page 2 has: "The citizens of Las Vegas have presented the plucky sheriff, Pat Garrett, with a purse of $1078.50 for his services in killing Billy the 'Kid'. " Among the several legal notices for "Mining Applications" is: "... See More  

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Ends June 08, 2020 13:33

$2,750.00
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
180797

BAT MASTERSON Wild West Gunfighter Gambler Boxing Expert DEATH 1921 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392775281711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 * Bat Masterson death (1st report) * Wild West gunfighter & author The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Old time Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deputy U.S. Marshal for Southern District of New York Under His Friend, Colonel Roosevelt". This report is quite detailed on his life and takes three-quarters of a column (see). There was a television series titled "Bat Masterson" which ran from 1958 thru 1961. Complete in 32 pages, light, even toning, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends May 24, 2020 13:44

$188.00
180448

Rare JACK HELM Dewitt County, Texas Cowboy Gunfighter Mention 1869 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762534438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1869 * Jack Helm, lawman, cowboy, gunfighter * Sutton-Taylor feud - Dewitt County, Texas fame Page 7 has a small and somewhat inconspicuous report headed: "Texas" "Fight Between Outlaws and Troops Near San Patricio" (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:17

$33.00
180447

ROSH HASHANAH Jewish New Year Begins High Holy Days Jews Judaica 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021151750

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1869 * Rosh Hashanah - High Holy Days * Jewish New Year - Jews - Judaica Page 8 has an article headed: "Rosh-Hoshono" "Opening of the Festive Season of the Jews..." (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:17

$33.00
180446

The AVONDALE MINE DISASTER Coal Colliery Fire Luzerne County PA 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392762533948

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 8, 1869 * Avondale Mine coal colliery fire disaster * Plymouth, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE COAL MINE HORROR" "The Shaft Cleared and Air Pumped Into the Mine" "Several Descents Made Without Results" "Hope Abandoned of Any Lives Being Saved" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
180445

ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT Central Park Bust Monument Dedication 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373021149434

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept.15, 1869 * Alexander von Humboldt birth anniversary * Prussian polymath, naturalist, explorer, science * Central Park bust monument dedication The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "HUMBOLDT" "Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Birth of the Great Philosopher" "Imposing Tribute To Genius" "Unveiling Of The Bust In The Park" and more. (see) Lengthy text takes up 3 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends May 14, 2020 14:16

$33.00
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
179744

"WILD BILL" HICKOK Old West Folk Hero Gambler Lawman BIOGRAPHY 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372990992259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok biography * American old West folk hero Page 2 has perhaps the finest obituaries we have seen on the death of Western legend Wild Bill Hickok. Fully 1 1/2 columns contain all the details, with the top of a column headed: "WILD BILL" "A Tribune to the Memory of James B. Hickock" "Reminiscences of the Life of a Noted Frontiersman" "A Man Who Never 'Drew' Except to Kill" "His Heroic Defense of a Boy Who Had 'Killed His Man' " "How He Was Frightened by a Pretty Ohio Girl". The report has a tremendous amount on is life, career and his disposition. A few bits include: "...Bill to regard him as one of the best examples of the best class of our Western frontiersmen..... See More  

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Ends April 17, 2020 07:21

$575.00
179557

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL w/ Dick Liddil Gallatin Missouri 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372981884908

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 26, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "Giving Away The Gang" "Dick Liddell [Liddil] on the Witness Stand at Gallatin" "Full Details of His Connection with the James Boys" "How the Winston Train Robbery was Planned & Executed" and more. Three columns of text with a fine & very detailed account of the murder trial of Frank James, brother of outlaw Jesse James. The report begins: "The hearing of testimony in the case of the state vs. Frank James, charged with the murder in the first degree, was resumed..." with much, much more. Some of the subheads include: "How Liddell Looks" "Counsel For the State" "Opinion of The Cou... See More  

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Ends April 10, 2020 11:09

$54.00
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
179476

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392716969878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871 * Very rare title A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874. Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canada Alamosa Indians on the War-Path..." which includes a 2 dispatches from Camp Bowie, A.T. Also: "Indian Ring Scheme" "Territorial District Court" "Camp Grant Indian Thieves" and more. Complete in 4 pages, measures 12 by 18 inches, some small archival mends at margins, generally very nice condition..

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Ends April 06, 2020 08:44

$300.00
178992

GRATTAN MASSACRE Fort Laramie Nebraska Terr. Lakota Sioux INDIANS 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372957694174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 11, 1854 * Grattan Massacre (1st report) * United States Army * Lakota Sioux Indians The front page has an article headed: "Important from Fort Laramie--An Entire Detachment of United States Troops Massacred by the Indians" Early, 1st report coverage on what was known as the "Grattan Massacre". This was the opening engagement of the First Sioux War, fought between United States Army and Lakota Sioux warriors in August 1854. It occurred east of Fort Laramie, Nebraska Territory, in present-day Goshen County, Wyoming. Complete in eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:26

$57.00
178807

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679935766

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 5, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 4 has nearly a full column of text headed: "Battling For The Bandit" "Mr. Phillips' Appeal to the Jury on Behalf of Frank James" "Why He Appears as Counsel for Defendant--Mr. Glover's Address--The Arguments to Close Today". This was the noted trial of the outlaw Frank James, brother to Jesse James. Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:56

$36.00
178362

PORT HUDSON LA Louisiana Civil War MAP Lebanon TN Sabine Pass TX Texas Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392646716423

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863 * Port Hudson, Louisiana map * Lebanon TN Tennessee * Sabine Pass - Galveston TX Texas The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south, to St. Francisville & Bayou Sara to the north. Many one column war-related heads as well including: "The War In Tennessee" "Occupation of Lebanon By Our Forces" "600 of Morgan's Men Captured" "The Disaster At Sabine Pass" "The Rebels Despoiled Of Their Prize" " State of Affairs at Galveston" and more. Eight pages, very light damp staining, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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Ends February 20, 2020 14:39

$50.00
178235

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$150.00
178227

Rare SALT LAKE CITY Utah Territory Pre Statehood Deseret Mormons 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640045351

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah (Territory), Jan. 19, 1881 * Mormons - Mormonism A notable newspaper from this Mormon community with a wide range of content both local & national. Complete in 8 pages, but it was never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet. Great condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:14

$44.00
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
178071

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630505731

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 4, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 2 has nearly a full column headed: "Criminal Calendar" "Instructions of the Judge in the Frank James Trial" "Stage Robbers Hanged--Shot by an Ex-Convict--Outraged and Killed--Other Criminal News". This reports the closing events of the notable Frank James robbery/murder trial. He would be acquitted. Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:02

$46.00
178070

Early SIDNEY Nebraska & DEADWOOD SD Black Hills Descriptions 1878 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392630504935

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 27, 1878 * Sidney, Nebraska & Deadwood, South Dakota The ftpg. has column heads: "HE NEW EL DORADO" "Sights & Incidents During a Trip to the Black Hills" "Sidney and Deadwood Described by an Observant Traveler". A very descriptive article on Deadwood and Sidney, the latter being in Nebraska. Sidney is described in part: "...It is called a town, but such a town. Every man who is not a 'bull whacker' or greaser, is an attorney or blackleg. Each house which is not of invalided reputation or an hotel, is a dance hall or gambling hell. The men all wear pistol and knife..." with much more (see). Eight pages, a small piece from a blank margin, nice condition.

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Ends February 08, 2020 09:01

$58.00
177973

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1893 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372900913711

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull Crushed - A Woman Knocked Senseless & Thrown Into a Deep Ravine" Eight pages, some old tape stains near the bottom, otherwise good condition.

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Ends February 03, 2020 12:34

$43.00
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