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169204

Rare FARMINGTON NM San Juan New Mexico Territory Short Lived 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392192963706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE FARMINGTON HUSTLER, New Mexico, March 7, 1901 * Rare territorial issue * San Juan County A quite scarce title, in fact the first we have discovered. This lasted but two years before merging with the Times to become the "Farmington Times-Hustler". "Union List Of Serials" notes that no institution in the country has any issues from this year. Farmington is in the northwest corner of New Mexico, just east of the famous Shiprock geological landmark. And a territorial issue also as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and ads of the day, never bound nor trimmed, a few discrete archival mends inside, uncommonly nice condition.

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Ends January 12, 2019 14:42

$158.00
169168

Rare & Early TUCSON ARIZONA TERRITORY Pima County Old Wild West 1899 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372533509864

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 22, 1899 * Rare old West title A complete four page issue of this territorial newspapers, as Arizona did not became a state until 13 years later. Various news & ads of the day with the ftpg. having: "Gold Strike in Texas" "New Use For Copper" "Reliable News Meager" "Germany On The War" and more. Subscription label at the top notes "Territorial Library". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 11, 2019 15:41

$39.00
168659

Outlaw JESSE JAMES Train Robber False Death Report Jan. 6, 1880 Old NY Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372515638001

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 6, 1880 * Jesse James killed ? * Outlaw - train robber The front page has a very interesting report headed: "Crime And Its Results" "The Outlaw Jesse James Reported Dead--A Bank Cashier Arrested--Other Crimes". This is a one paragraph report noting: "Jesse James is dead. George Shepard's shot having done the work. His wife is at the house of Mrs. Samuels, mother of the James boys, in Clay County. A coffin was received at the depot from Joplin which, it is supposed, continued the body of Jesse..." with a bit more (see photos). In reality he was not killed until April, 1882. One of the other crime reports is from Deadwood: "...entered the restaurant...renewed an old quarrel by refusing to pay his b... See More  

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Ends December 27, 2018 07:07

$76.00
168451

Rare & Early SANTE FE NM New Mexico Territory 1898 Old West Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392174016401

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, Dec. 20, 1898 * Rare title A territorial issue as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and advertisements of the day. Four pages with archival mends criss-crossing pages 2 & 3. Some edge and fold wear.

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Ends December 15, 2018 14:38

$42.00
168317

FRANK JAMES Train Robbery TRIAL Jesse Gang Gallatin MO NOT GUILTY 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172078727

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES Sept. 7, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James found not guilty * Jesse James gang - Gallatin, Missouri trial A full column on the ftpg. & a full column on pg. 2 are headed: "FRANK JAMES ACQUITTED" "He Asks To Be Allowed to Lead A Peaceful Life" "An Outline of Some of the Daring Crimes in Which He & His Companions Have Taken Part". Not only is this an historic report of the acquittal but the lengthy & detailed article has much on the infamous career of the James Gang. Eight pages, 4 binding holes at the blank spine, partially lose at the spine, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:37

$65.00
167780

VERY Rare ALBUQUERQUE NM Bernalillo County New Mexico Territory 1884 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372479249892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, New Mexico, May 31, 1884 * New Mexico Territory Very rare to find 19th century newspapers from Albuquerque, and this issue is dated 28 years before New Mexico would become a state. This is a 4 page newspaper with local, regional and national news, topical reports and ads. A large folio size newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, printed on high-quality cotton fiber newsprint so not suffering the typical fragility and browning which plagues most newspapers of this period. In uncommonly nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends November 22, 2018 14:33

$139.00
167342

APACHE WARS Native Americans Indians in New Mexico 1885 St. Louis MO Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392144082485

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 15, 1885 * Apache Wars Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 4 has: "Shooting Apache Scouts - Lieut Davis' Method of Dealing with Treacherous Redskins", a report from New Mexico. Also: "Hauled Up By The Neck" "Execution of a Wife-Murderer at Troy, NY.--Strangled to Death". Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 08, 2018 13:43

$29.00
167172

Rare TOMBSTONE AZ Pima County Arizona 1886 Original Newspaper w/ O.K. CORRAL AD


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392135268870

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886) * Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame * Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this title is more rare than the Epitaph as we have received far fewer issues of this title during the last 38 years. To add to the attractiveness of this issue from Tombstone is a back page advertisement for the "O.K. Corral" (see). Various other news and ads of the day including a detailed page 3 account of brutality by the... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2018 15:43

$698.00
166831

Rare ALBUQUERQUE NM Bernalillo County New Mexico Territory 1901 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372444142520

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL-DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Jan. 11, 1901 * New Mexico Territory Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Eight pages, typical news & ads of the day, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2018 14:59

$77.00
166693

Rare ALBUQUERQUE New Mexico Territory Pre-Statehood w/ Many Ads 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372440939790

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ALBUQUERQUE MORNING DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Nov. 8, 1898 * Before joining the Union Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. We've offered a number of titles from Albuquerque but this (and a few others) is the first of this title to come into our inventory. Eight pages, minimal wear at the central fold, very nice condition.

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Ends October 18, 2018 15:43

$89.00
166644

Outlaw Gang JESSE JAMES Robert Ford St. Joseph MO ASSASSINATION 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392126046134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE EVENING TELEGRAPH, Philadelphia, April 5, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James assassination Page 4 has a great editorial concerning the recent (killed 2 days prior) death of Jesse James which includes: "It is somewhat of a shock to the moral sense...to ear the frank statement of the Governor of Missouri that the deliberate murder of the outlaw James was the result of an understanding between the murderer and himself...The revelations of eternity alone will show the magnitude of the criminal career of the dead bandit & the direful effects of his accursed example...He would kill a man or a dozen men with as little ado as he would a reptile...He could not be taken alive...The account of the shooting ... See More  

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Ends October 17, 2018 15:28

$157.00
166639

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372439879822

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 * Californio 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 October 17, 2018 15:24

$82.00
166041

Rare DENVER Mile-High City COLORADO Old West 1886 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372404326157

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: COLORADO GRAPHIC, Denver, Nov. 6, 1886 * Rare Old West title True to its name, this issue has various illustrations on 7 of its 8 pages, all with different themes and of people and places. Included are prints of: "A Curious Old Town" being New Orleans; a print of: "Mrs. Lucy Parsons" and an article on her headed: "The Woman Anarchist" with the text taking nearly 1 1/2 columns. Lucy Parsons was an American labor organizer, radical socialist and anarchist communist. She is remembered as a powerful orator. Also many other prints. Eight pages, some margin tears, irregular at the spine from disbinding, a bit fragile & should be handled carefully.

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Ends September 15, 2018 14:48

$76.00
165913

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372401173492

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 3, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The front page has an item headed: "An Express Train Held Up" "Two Hundred Shots Exchanged Between The Robbers And The Express Messengers". The report includes: "Train robbers held up the s9outhbound Chicago & Galveston passenger train on the Santa Fe...Just as the train was starting up, after leaving the tank, two masked men jumped upon the engine...The robbers were almost an hour in intimidating the express messengers into submission...It is thought that the robbery was committed by the notorious Dalton gang, for whom large rewards are still standing...". An early report on the Red Rock train robbery in... See More  

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Ends September 12, 2018 15:17

$92.00
165519

BLACK HILLS Castle Creek South Dakota GOLD Discovery 1875 Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392091877273

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, June 24, 1875 * Castle Creek - South Dakota * Black Hills gold discovery The ftpg. has: "Gold at Black Hill" which has a dispatch beginning: "I have discovered gold in small quantities on the north bend of Castle Creek...About 15 miners have located a camp on the creek above here..." and more. Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends August 29, 2018 15:30

$37.00
165489

Rare & Early LAS VEGAS NM New Mexico Territory Pre Statehood 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372383093002

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893 * Very early for this state An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more. Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, edge tears & some edge chipping, very fragile & must be handled very carefully.

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Ends August 26, 2018 15:16

$58.00
165053

Rare SAN BUENAVENTURA Old West California w/ CUSTER MASSACRE 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392080127538

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE VENTURA SIGNAL, San Buenaventura, Ventura County, California, July 15, 1876 * General George Custer massacre * Battle of Little Big Horn * Rare Old West title The front page has: "The Situation Grave" which concerns the recent Custer Massacre, beginning: "It is agreed on all hands that there must now be an Indian war, till hostile Indians of the Northwest have been chastised & subjugated. The cause & responsibility of the Little Big Horn massacre are matters of small moment in deciding what shall be done..." with more. The back page has more on this with: "Further Particulars of the Late Indian Battle" which has some particulars including: "...The battle was fought on the 25th of June,... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2018 15:51

$160.00
164678

DOC MIDDLETON Outlaw & Horse Thief James M. Riley BIOGRAPHY 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392067474012

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 * Doc Middleton described * James M. Riley - David C. * Outlaw & horse thief The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a column with much on his notorious life and "career". He also went by many aliases including James Riley, David Middleton, Texas Jack, Jack Lyons, Gold-Tooth Jack, and Gold-Tooth Charley. Doc Middleton was an outlaw and horse thief whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Wild West Show. Eight pages, ve... See More  

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Ends July 18, 2018 15:46

$58.00
164258

Rare 19th Century PHOENIX AZ Maricopa County ARIZONA Territory 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392054969764

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 6, 1887 * Very rare issue from the Arizona Territory This is an extremely early and uncommon newspaper from Arizona Territory (it wasn't a state until 1912). Filled with various news of the day both local and national, and a wealth of ads--most very "Western" looking and many illustrated. The front page has almost a full column of: "Local Happenings" while pages 2 and 3 are mostly taken up with advertisements, many of which are illustrated including some cattle brand ads. The back page has more news items, but the predominant feature is the very large ad for a real estate company, the "Phoenix Land Investment Company" which includes a large & detailed map... See More  

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Ends June 29, 2018 15:30

$125.00
163974

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Missouri Bandit DEATH Funeral 1882 Memphis TN Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372309724993

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 7, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James * Death - funeral * Rare title The top of a middle column on the front page has notable heads: "JESSE JAMES", "The Remains of a Missouri Bandit Lying in State", "Crowds of People Visit the Place to Look at the Body", "The Funeral Services & the Procession to the Grave" with the report taking most of the column. Two subheads note: "The Murderous Ford Boys", "What the Ford Boys Say". See the photos for the great text. Four pages, large folio size, cleanly cut at the spine, some margin tears, small tape mends inside.

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Ends June 17, 2018 14:59

$178.00
163214

Outlaw FRANK JAMES Train Robber in Clay County, Missouri 1880 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392023664366

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 19, 1880 * Frank James * Outlaws - train robbers * Clay County, Missouri The middle column of the ftpg. has: "Frank James" which concerns reports of his recent arrival in the vicinity, perhaps to visit his mother. Also: "Hanged by Her Insane Mother" "An Obstinate Truant" "A Monster Narrowly Escapes Lynching" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 19, 2018 15:30

$29.00
162662

OUTLAW JESSE JAMES Killed by Robert Ford Brothers 1882 Memphis TN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372266826432

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, April 6, 1882 * Outlaw Jesse James killed * Robert & Charles Ford The front page has an uncommonly nice report concerning the death of the notorious Jesse James, taking about half a column with very nice heads: "THE DEAD BANDIT" "Removing the Remains of Jesse James to the Grave" "The Ford Boys Becoming Anxious as to Their Fate" (see for the full report). Four pages of large folio size, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2018 14:59

$157.00
162303

Early LILLIE LANGTRY Jersey Lily London Actress & Notre Dame Univ 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372252899560

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 24, 1885 * Lily Langtry * Notre Dame University The front page has an interesting article titled: "Lily Langtry - The Lonsdale-Chetwynd Quarrel" which takes close to half a column. A subhead is: "Mrs. Lingtry's New Play" Langtry was a celebrated actress & producer known for her relationships with noblemen. Page 3 has a nice ad for the "University of Notre Dame" which includes an early print of the campus (see). Ten pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 18, 2018 14:58

$34.00
161068

SAN JOSE Santa Clara County Valley CALIFORNIA Old West Era 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391976290100

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871 * Rare Old West title * Santa Clara Valley 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. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2018 15:27

$47.00
161017

BUFFALO BILL William F. Cody Snake Oil Medicine ENDORSEMENT 1892 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391975662414

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachuetts, June 2, 1892 The bottom of the front page has a illustration captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody - 'Buffalo Bill' " which is essentially an endorsement by him of a patent medicine. He had become: "...afflicted with malaria. Knowing the virtues of Kickapoo Indian Sagwa, Mr. Cody sent...for this wonderful Indian remedy, & after using a few bottles was permanently cured..." with more (see). Ten pages, light even toning, partially loose along the spine, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 07, 2018 14:46

$42.00
159256

Very Rare GRAND JUNCTION Mesa County Western COLORADO Old West 1898 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372150086867

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SEMI-WEEKLY STAR, Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, April 8, 1898 * Very rare title A nice & very rare newspaper from this town in Western Colorado along the Colorado River. Although Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) records a "Grand Junction Star" there is no record of "the Semi-Weekly Star". Various news items and advertisements. Four pages, archival strengthening at the blank spine, a bit fragile so it should be handled carefully. Generally in very nice condition.

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Ends December 27, 2017 14:35

$93.00
159210

Rare DANIEL DEFOE REVIEW Pickering & Chatto 1708 Old London England UK Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391930547178

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Gunnision, Colorado, May 11, 1882 * Rare Old West title * Volume 1 issue An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison. This is a volume I issue (number 152) of this early and uncommon title from Colorado. Irregular along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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Ends December 20, 2017 12:10

$33.00
158907

Rare TOMBSTONE EPITAPH Cochise County w/ Johnny Ringo AZ Arizona 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391923342709

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, January 21, 1882 * Best old West title to be had * Johnny Ringo mention 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 3 months after the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral. As an added tie to the Old West, the back page ha a very brief--yet rare--mention of Johnny Ringo, an associate of the Clanton Gang, reporting that: "John Ringo is a guest of the county at the Cochise ... See More  

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Ends December 09, 2017 14:05

$2,750.00
158482

FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL MAIL SERVICE Arrives at San Francisco 1858 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391914404933

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 10, 1858 * First transcontinental mail service success * Arrives at San Francisco, California Page 4 has a report noting the very first transcontinental mail service to San Francisco, with: "Very Late From California" "Arrival of the First Overland Mail" "Short Trip Across the Plains" with several dispatches. See the hyperlink for further details. A very significant event in the settling of the West. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends November 26, 2017 14:12

$42.00
157975

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Lake Shore Railroad 1893 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391905439671

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 * Old west style train robbery The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West Twelve pages, evenly toned, good condition but should be handled carefully.

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Ends November 11, 2017 13:39

$38.00
157677

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391899243531

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 11, 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. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends November 01, 2017 14:53

$43.00
157578

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391895966972

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 3, 1893 * Rare old West title * Maricopa County This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. The ftpg. has: "Three Men Wounded" "A Desperate Shooting Affray in Oakland" "Two Innocent Men are Killed in the Melee" and "Dynamite in New Mexico" and pg. 2 has: "Witches In Motion" which is interesting. Other varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.

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Ends October 27, 2017 07:37

$43.00
157386

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391891193862

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, June 4, 1887 * 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 ten years. The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 13 by 20 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 more, taking over a full column and signe... See More  

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Ends October 19, 2017 15:08

$420.00
157336

BLACK HILLS South Dakota Exploration & Ealry Baseball 1875 St. Louis Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372079809357

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 30, 1875 * Black Hills - South Dakota * Early baseball The front page has over 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "THE BLACK HILLS" "The First White Men Who Ever Penetrated Their Center" "Magnificent Scenery of the Rugged & Untrod Peaks" "The Wonders of This Wild & Mysterious Region" "Evidence that the Hills Are Not Frequented by Indians" "The Existence of Gold No Longer a Mythical Story" plus a wealth of subheads. A terrific article on early explorations of the Black Hills. Inside has a wealth of baseball reporting with: "BALL AND BAT" The Washington's Again Taken Into Camp by the Brown Stockings" "Blong Secedes From the Reds to the Stars, or Covington" "Manag... See More  

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Ends October 18, 2017 14:15

$43.00
157151

Rare DAYTON Columbia County Washington Territory OLD WEST 1883 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391886459319

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DEMOCRATIC STATE JOURNAL, Dayton, Columbia County, Washington (Territory), July 13, 1883 * Rare Old West title This is a volume 1 issue of a title we have never had before from Washington, 6 years before it would become a state. "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that it lasted for just 2 years, with just 5 issues held by one institution and scattered issues by another. A typical newspaper of the day, large size, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some very discrete archival mends at margins, some damp staining. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends October 12, 2017 15:08

$89.00
155556

Nice Old West Style TRAIN ROBBERY Hold Up Near Carey Ohio 1890 Saginaw Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391841606429

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Oct. 8, 1890 * Old west style train robbery The top of a front page column is headed: "DARING TRAIN ROBBERY" "The Robbers Board the Train Twice and Fight the Crew" "Amount Stolen Not Known" "They Gag a Worthy Express Messenger & Then Try & Shoot Him--After Leaving the Train They Board it Again and Fight the Crew". The text, which takes half a column, reads like a classic Wild West train robbery including: "...two masked men with cocked revolvers...compelled Adams Express messenger A.L. Scudder to throw up his hands..." with more (see). Eight pages, two folds, minor wear at folds, generally good condition.

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Ends August 16, 2017 15:51

$39.00
155147

Outlaws DICK LIDDIL & Frank James Missouri Trial Jesse Gang 1881 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391827690830

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, April 12, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Dick Liddil The top of pg. 2 has: "MISSOURI'S OUTLAWS" "Dick Liddill's Value as a Witness for the State in the James Trial" "Charley Ford's Opinion of His Testimony--Jail Delivery at Quincy--Burrill in the Penitentiary--Convicted of Libel--Unearthing a Skeleton--The Criminal Record" (see). Twelve pages, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2017 14:39

$31.00
155050

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391823386635

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 * "Wild Bill" Hickok death * American old West folk hero The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at different times of several frontier towns..." and mentioning: "...During 'Wild Bill's' administration as marshal of Abilene and Wichita he is said to have shot to death many a man who resisted him..." with more (see). Perhaps the most noted item is the last paragraph which reports on his death the previous month: "...Bill drifted into the Black Hills & ... See More  

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Ends July 22, 2017 07:42

$245.00
154558

DOC MIDDLETON GANG Outlaws Horse Thieves Nebraska Shootout 1879 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371970167163

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 * Doc Middleton gang * Outlaws - horse thieves Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 columns. Doc Middleton (real name James M. Riley) was an outlaw and horse thief, whose exploits of stealing perhaps 2,000 horses over a two-year period earned a spot in the Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Page 2 has: "Lincoln's Old Home - Neglected & Decaying It is the Rendezvous of Low Characters", and pg. 5 has: "Blackfoot" "Death of This Celebrated Cro... See More  

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Ends July 02, 2017 14:40

$55.00
154398

THE DALTON GANG Brothers Red Rock Oklahoma TRAIN ROBBERY Shootout 1892 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371967966459

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892 * Red Rock, Oklahoma * The Dalton Gang * Train robbery The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured the contents said to be $50,000. The passengers were not molested. Deputy Marshall, at Guthrie, will organize a posse and start in pursuit of the gang.' (see) History tells us the first train the gang passed on because it was dark & they were suspicious something was wrong. So the r... See More  

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Ends June 30, 2017 08:09

$98.00
154032

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391784464551

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 21, 1883 * Outlaw Frank James * Jesse James gang * Gallatin, Missouri trial Page 7 has two-thirds of a column headed: "FRANK JAMES" "The Prosecution Unmasked by the Unexpected Postponement of the Trial" "Mrs. Hite's Presence a Surprise--Dick Liddill on Parole--Craig and Timberlake Too Energetic to Please the Defense" with much good content. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends June 14, 2017 15:09

$43.00
153144

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Stillwater MN re Northfield Capture 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391737275211

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Jan. 29, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang * Stillwater, Minnesota Page 5 has a nice article: "COLE YOUNGER - Painting Pails In the Minnesota State Prison--The Transgressor's Road" which begins: "This is the home of the Younger brothers. Naturally the Northfield trio were the much sought after of the convicts yesterday..." with more interesting reading (see). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:15

$43.00
153143

YOUNGER BROTHERS Gang Outlaws Distribution of the REWARD MONEY 1877 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371901803078

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 24, 1877 * Younger Brothers gang The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts". Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2017 14:13

$32.00
153088

James LICK OBSERVATORY Mount Hamilton California Founding 1876 Denver Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391736373099

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 * Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be expended in the construction and maintenance of an observatory..." which would become the now-famous Lick Observatory. Various details on its construction, access, etc. The balance of the issue has a focus on real estate with some laughable prices for acreage in Northern California, some of which is present-day Silicon Valley. A terrific ... See More  

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Ends April 22, 2017 07:34

$87.00
152441

BILL HILDEBRAND Southeast Missouri OUTLAW Inventor Thomas Edison 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391714232119

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 31, 1878 * Outlaw Bill Hildebrand * Southeast Missouri Bushwhacker * Inventor Thomas Edison The top of page 3 has heads including: "BRED IN THE BONE" "Bill Hildebrand Following in Sam's Footsteps" which begins: "William Hildebrand, a brother of the renowned Missouri desperado, Sam Hildebrand, following the apparent instinct of the family, show Hugo Veth..." with a bit more (see). And the back page has over a full column on: "Tom Edison Back Again" "The Marvelous Man Returns to His Workshop Full of Prairie Breezes" "How He Tried the Tasimeter in a Hurricane--Beset a Hen House & Killed a Dead Jack Rabbit" after his trip to the West. Ten pages, very nice cond... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2017 15:09

$38.00
150710

BOB DALTON Gang Outlaws Tahlequah Oklahoma Jailhouse FIGHT 1894 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391659173086

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 23, 1894 Page 2 has a rather small item: "Outlaws Fight In Jail" noting in part: "A desperate fight occurred here in the jail between Eli Levy, Chulee Star and Bob Dalton, all of whom were under sentence of death..." with a bit more (see). Eight pages, evenly toned, partially loose at the spine, is fragile & must be handled carefully.

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Ends January 21, 2017 14:36

$38.00
150528

Early JESSE & FRANK JAMES Confederate Outlaws Train Robbers 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371816039085

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, Feb. 2, 1875 * Early Jesse & Frank James gang Page 2 has over half a column taken up with a report headed: "The James Boys" "Sketch of the Parties Who Have Been Captured--Some New Facts & Some More Guesses" being an interesting article on their pursuit and concerning some of their confederates. An early report on the James brothers. The front page has a curious item on creating a non-smoking car on trains, for the protection of women. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 15, 2017 07:36

$45.00
148888

BILL COOK GANG Oklahoma Cherokee Nation Outlaws Robberies Crime 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371772759330

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894 * Bill Cook Gang The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime which is now holding the boards of the Indian Territory consisted of the wholesale robbery of several small towns in genuine desperado style by Bill Cook, supported by eight or ten followers..." with more on the infamous Bill Cook Gang (see hyperlink). Eight pages, partially loose at the spine, minor margin tears, somewhat fragile & must be hand... See More  

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Ends November 24, 2016 12:55

$75.00
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Rare QUINCY Plumas County CALIFORNIA Old West Gold Mining Town 1891 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391568173053

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: PLUMAS COUNTY BULLETIN, Quincy, Plumas County, California, Dec. 24, 1891 * Rare title Quincy is a town of less than 2000. It started as a Gold Rush community just outside of Elizabethtown in Northern California. Elizabethtown started in 1852 and slowly dissolved and moved a mile away into American Valley to form Quincy after 1858. Quincy is named after the city of Quincy, Illinois, named in turn after John Quincy Adams. The front page begins with: "A Moqui Snake Dance - Indians Dancing With Rattlers In Their Mouths - A Horrible Spectacle That White Men are Rarely Allowed to Witness...". Much more local news. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some dirtiness to folds at the upper quad... See More  

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Ends October 20, 2016 15:31

$43.00
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FRANK JAMES Outlaw Northfield Bank Robber CAPTURED 1876 Old Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391465422761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 * Jesse James Gang * Outlaw Frank captured The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounded in the Knee". The article takes over an entire column and has considerable detail (see for beginning). Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 23, 2016 15:31

$78.00
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