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147934

REPUBLICAN ELEPHANT Thomas Nast Illustration & Mardi Gras Print 1884 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391574154682

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 8, 1884 * Displayable Republican elephant print * Illustrator Thomas Nast engraving * Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana For a political junkie--and a Republican--this could be the best Harper's Weekly for display as the entire front page print is captioned: "The Sacred Elephant. this Animal is Sure to Win, if it is only kept pure & clean, and has not too heavy a load to carry." This drawing is by Thomas Nast who created the republican elephant, and the democratic donkey, as well as the modern version of Santa Claus. Included within the drawing is a small rendition of Thomas Nast himself. Other nice prints within include a full page of: "Bird's-Eye Map... See More  

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Ends October 03, 2016 09:37

$79.99
147612

Great BASEBALL GAME Harper's Weekly 1870 PRINT Cincinnati Red Stockings 1ST LOSS


eBay Auction Item # 391562241878

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1870 * Early baseball action print Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the upper half of a doublepage centerfold which shows an expansive view of a baseball game in progress, between the Brooklyn Atlantics and the Cincinnati Red Stockings. The caption reads: "Base Ball.--The Match Between the 'Red Stockings' and the 'Atlantics' " In this historic game the Atlantics defeated the Red Stockings 8-7. The victory by the Brooklyn team snapped the 84 game winning streak by the Red Stockings, which began the year prior. A report about the Red Stockings' tour against various New York teams appears on another page. A nice print of one of the most famous... See More  

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Ends September 22, 2016 07:16

$144.99
146853

(6) 1870 New York Tribune Newspapers Post Civil War BASEBALL GAMES w/ Box Scores


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710747836

Shown are 6 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Sept. & Oct, 1870, each containing on the front page (1) or back page (5) a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues are complete 8 pages, two have European war maps on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 08:08

$39.00
146839

19th Century CORNELL UNIVERSITY Private Ivy League Ithaca PRINT 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371710738486

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY July 6, 1895 * Cornell University Front full pg. illus. of "The Glorious Fourth." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Bird's-Eye View of Cornell University." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Opening of the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal at Kiel." full pg. illus. of "The New West Side of New York - A Summer Night on the Asphalt." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Essex' Attacked by the 'Pheobe' and 'Cherub' Off the Harbor of Valparaiso, March 28, 1814." Dblpgctrfld. of "Hands to Bathe." Full pg. of illus. of "The French in Madagascar." Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Scenes at the Launch of America's Cup Champion 'Defender' at Bristol, Rhode Island, on June 29th." Complete in 24 pages, l... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 07:50

$76.00
147386

PAUL MORPHY American Chess Master & SALT LAKE CITY Utah Prints 1858 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371730321873

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858 * Paul Morphy - American chess champion * Early Salt Lake City, Utah view The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical. The condition of this print is quite nice (see). The front page shows: "Rev. Samuel I. Prime, D.D." with text on him. Inside includes two illustrations on: "The Army of Occupation on Staten Island". A nice print of: "Paul Morphy, the Chess Champion" and of the "Course of the Comet Through the Stars". Also, two full pages on: "Lumbering in Maine and New Brunswick".... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2016 06:36

$49.99
147385

Best WHALING FLEET Disaster Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam PRINTS 1871 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371730318443

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report) * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam prints Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes with text. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly full page: 'The Forest Fires in the West' Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 14, 2016 06:29

$44.99
146761

WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur & Orville Kitty Hawk 1ST FLIGHT Airplane 1904 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371702149348

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904 * Wright Brothers 1st flight * Kitty Hawk NC North Carolina * Wilbur & Orville 1st report The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received with exceeding caution...the rule has been that they don't fly unless they have balloon attachments. " and it continues with: "What looks like a veritable exception to that rule was reported in the newspapers of December 19...recorded that a flying ... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2016 14:15

$168.00
146722

DEMOCRATIC DONKEY Party Thomas Nast Illustration DEBUT Appearance 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371701494111

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1870 * Democratic Donkey makes it's debut * Famous Thomas Nast illustration Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to this day. Thomas Nast is credited with creating both the Democratic donkey and the Republican elephant, as well as the modern version of Santa Claus. Also within this issue is a full front page print: "Worn Out" showing a young girl; a halfp... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2016 15:49

$160.00
146721

FIRST REPUBLICAN ELEPHANT Appearance Thomas Nast Illustration 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391523933853

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1874 * Famous 1st Republican elephant print * Thomas Nast illustration * Winslow Homer print The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the Democratic donkey, as well as the modern version of Santa Claus. Other prints include a doublepage centerfold of: "German Emigrants for New York Embarking on a Hamburg Steamer" plus there is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: ... See More  

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Ends September 02, 2016 15:45

$242.00
146739

19th Century CORNELL UNIVERSITY Private Ivy League Ithaca PRINT 1895 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371701924722

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY July 6, 1895 * Cornell University Front full pg. illus. of "The Glorious Fourth." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Bird's-Eye View of Cornell University." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "Opening of the Kaiser Wilhelm Canal at Kiel." full pg. illus. of "The New West Side of New York - A Summer Night on the Asphalt." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The 'Essex' Attacked by the 'Pheobe' and 'Cherub' Off the Harbor of Valparaiso, March 28, 1814." Dblpgctrfld. of "Hands to Bathe." Full pg. of illus. of "The French in Madagascar." Two full pgs. of illus. pertaining to "Scenes at the Launch of America's Cup Champion 'Defender' at Bristol, Rhode Island, on June 29th." Complete in 24 pages, l... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2016 07:30

$69.99
146697

(6) 1870 New York Tribune Newspapers Post Civil War BASEBALL GAMES w/ Box Scores


eBay Auction Item # 371701091676

Shown are 6 original & historic old newspapers, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Sept. & Oct, 1870, each containing on the front page (1) or back page (5) a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues are complete 8 pages, two have European war maps on the front page, very nice condition.

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Ends August 10, 2016 06:29

$34.99
146622

SNAP-THE-WHIP Winslow Homer's Famous Oil Painting PRINT 1873 Harper's Weekly


eBay Auction Item # 391521691152

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 20, 1873 * Winslow Homer's most famous print * Great for framing * SNAP-THE-WHIP This issue has a double page centerfold titled: "Snap The Whip" done by famed artist Winslow Homer. This print, considered by many to be the most desirable illustrations done by Homer to appear in Harper's Weekly--and arguably the most desired issue from the 60 year run of the newspaper--features several young boys playing snap-the-whip in a schoolyard (see). Four tiny binding holes at the central fold, expertly repaired such that they are unnoticeable. Very nice, clean condition, sewn-in centerfold with 5 quite tiny binding holes which are almost unnoticeable (see). A g... See More  

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Ends August 08, 2016 11:39

$649.99
146525

WRIGHT BROTHERS Wilbur & Orville Kitty Hawk 1ST FLIGHT Airplane 1904 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391518517796

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1904 * Wright Brothers 1st flight * Kitty Hawk NC North Carolina * Wilbur & Orville 1st report The significance of this issue is the lengthier-than-most report on page 10 headed: "A Flying-Machine That Flies" which is the very historic report of the first successful flight of the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk. The article begins with a cautious note: "Stories of flying machines that fly are to be received with exceeding caution...the rule has been that they don't fly unless they have balloon attachments. " and it continues with: "What looks like a veritable exception to that rule was reported in the newspapers of December 19...recorded that a flying ... See More  

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Ends August 04, 2016 09:29

$149.99
146470

FIRST REPUBLICAN ELEPHANT Appearance Thomas Nast Illustration 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391517721897

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1874 * Famous 1st Republican elephant print * Thomas Nast illustration * Winslow Homer print The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "A Tammany Rat", but certainly the most significant print in this issue is another full page Thomas Nast political cartoon titled: 'The 3rd term Panic' which shows the Republican elephant for the first time. Thomas Nast was the creator of both the Republican elephant and the Democratic donkey, as well as the modern version of Santa Claus. Other prints include a doublepage centerfold of: "German Emigrants for New York Embarking on a Hamburg Steamer" plus there is a full page Winslow Homer print titled: ... See More  

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Ends August 03, 2016 11:49

$224.99
146469

DEMOCRATIC DONKEY Party Thomas Nast Illustration DEBUT Appearance 1870 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371694847644

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 15, 1870 * Democratic Donkey makes it's debut * Famous Thomas Nast illustration Certainly the most historic or noteworthy print in this issue is the somewhat nondescript political cartoon by famed artist Thomas Nast on the back page titled: "A Live Jackass Kicking a Dead Lion". Its significance is that this is the very first appearance of the Democratic Donkey, which has remained the image of the Democratic party to this day. Thomas Nast is credited with creating both the Democratic donkey and the Republican elephant, as well as the modern version of Santa Claus. Also within this issue is a full front page print: "Worn Out" showing a young girl; a halfp... See More  

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Ends August 03, 2016 11:41

$149.99
145237

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391484298809

Shown is an original & historic old illustrated newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; an... See More  

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Ends July 15, 2016 15:17

$88.00
144491

re. ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Chicago Convention Presidential Nomination 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371632673334

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1860 * Ratifying Abraham Lincoln as the candidate for President The front page has some nice, detailed coverage of the Republican meeting at Philadelphia, with one column heads including: "The Opening Skirmishes of the Campaign" "Views of Republican Leaders" "What Gen. Cameron Says of the Nominations" and more (see photos). The report has near the beginning: "The following resolutions were offered by Geo. A Coffey, and were adopted: the people of Philadelphia, in town meeting assembled, do hereby resolve as follows: 1) We cordially accept and ratify the action of the Chicago Convention in nominating for President and Vice President of the United States Hon. Abram L... See More  

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Ends June 18, 2016 15:29

$53.00
144410

President WILLIAM McKINLEY Inauguration Inaugural PHOTOS Prints 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391460681037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897 * President William McKinley * Inauguration - inaugural Very rare in that this issue was never bound and still contains the very decorative & colorful outer wrappers noting: "Inauguration Number 1897". The back cover has color ads for "The White Sewing Machine Co." and also: "Franco-American Soups" (see). Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the National Capitol' from 1800 to 1897. Also... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2016 11:34

$89.00
145059

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print "THE DRIVE" 1897 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391477846646

Shown is an original & historic old illustrated newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 * Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE" * Complete issue with displayable front cover * Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others behind him. Inside is a one-third page portrait of "Professor Henry Drisler."; a full pg. illus. of: "England's Little War in India."; a doublepage centerfold of: "The New York Public Library Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundations"; a full pg. print of: "A Great Coast Defence [Defense] Gun for the Protection of New York Harbor"; an... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2016 12:36

$79.99
144196

re. ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Chicago Convention Presidential Nomination 1860 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391455658771

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1860 * Ratifying Abraham Lincoln as the candidate for President The front page has some nice, detailed coverage of the Republican meeting at Philadelphia, with one column heads including: "The Opening Skirmishes of the Campaign" "Views of Republican Leaders" "What Gen. Cameron Says of the Nominations" and more (see photos). The report has near the beginning: "The following resolutions were offered by Geo. A Coffey, and were adopted: the people of Philadelphia, in town meeting assembled, do hereby resolve as follows: 1) We cordially accept and ratify the action of the Chicago Convention in nominating for President and Vice President of the United States Hon. Abram L... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2016 09:49

$49.99
144036

President WILLIAM McKINLEY Inauguration Inaugural PHOTOS Prints 1897 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371621961317

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 13, 1897 * President William McKinley * Inauguration - inaugural Very rare in that this issue was never bound and still contains the very decorative & colorful outer wrappers noting: "Inauguration Number 1897". The back cover has color ads for "The White Sewing Machine Co." and also: "Franco-American Soups" (see). Full ftpg. illus. shows: 'The Inauguration of President McKinley', taking the oath in front of the Capitol. Nice fullpg. shows: 'Pres. McKinley & His Cabinet' & on 'The Inaugural Procession' plus 2 more fullpg. prints on the inauguration, & the centerfold as well. Very nice fullpg: 'The Evolution of the National Capitol' from 1800 to 1897. Also... See More  

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Ends May 16, 2016 07:23

$79.99
143227

FREDERICK STUART CHURCH Christmas Dinner Bears Engraving Print 1887 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371598822927

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 17, 1887 * Frederick Stuart Church The double page centerfold is by A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way", and the "Supplement" issue has the sought after F.S. Church print: "Great Expectations", showing the bears preparing a holiday feast for fellow animals (see). Also another fullpg: "The Call to Dinner in a Logging Camp". The complete issue, the centerfold of the Church print has an archival repair on the reverse with some minor separation near the bottom of the print. Otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends May 12, 2016 15:47

$125.00
143022

Best WHALING FLEET Disaster Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam PRINTS 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371594017134

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 2, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report) * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam prints Full ftpg. political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes with text. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Forest Fires in the West' Complete in 24 pages, a little margin and spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends May 06, 2016 15:05

$46.00
142803

LILLIAN LEITZEL Barnum Circus STAR Acrobat TRAPEZE Star DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391420213930

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931 * Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report) * Acrobat & strongwoman circus star * Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey * Trapeze artist fall Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & stur... See More  

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Ends April 29, 2016 15:00

$44.00
142961

FREDERICK STUART CHURCH Christmas Dinner Bears Engraving Print 1887 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371593033761

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 17, 1887 * Frederick Stuart Church The double page centerfold is by A.B. Frost: "Lost Their Way", and the "Supplement" issue has the sought after F.S. Church print: "Great Expectations", showing the bears preparing a holiday feast for fellow animals (see). Also another fullpg: "The Call to Dinner in a Logging Camp". The complete issue, the centerfold of the Church print has an archival repair on the reverse with some minor separation near the bottom of the print. Otherwise in nice condition.

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Ends April 12, 2016 09:19

$114.99
142797

Best WHALING FLEET Disaster Whales Hunting Arctic Ice Jam PRINTS 1871 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371588082825

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 2, 1871 * Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report) * Bowhead whales hunting * Arctic ice jam prints Full ftpg. political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Th. Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice dblpgctrfld: 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the Arctic Ocean' shows 4 scenes with text. Fullpg. of 4 scenes: 'Our thanksgiving Bird'. Nearly fullpg: 'The Forest Fires in the West' Complete in 24 pages, a little margin and spine wear, generally in good condition.

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Ends April 06, 2016 14:24

$39.99
142527

LILLIAN LEITZEL Barnum Circus STAR Acrobat TRAPEZE Star DEATH 1931 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371582415018

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 16, 1931 * Lillian Leitzel accident - death (1st report) * Acrobat & strongwoman circus star * Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey * Trapeze artist fall Page 11 has a one column heading: "CIRCUS FALL FATAL TO LILLIAN LEITZEL" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Lillian Leitzel, circus star. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & stur... See More  

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Ends March 30, 2016 13:17

$39.99
141341

Harper's Weekly Civil War Era Newspaper 1861 to 1865 Portfolio & Certificate


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391385864854

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER WEEKLY, dated 1861-1865, New York, from during the Civil War - with portfolio and certificate of authenticity... * Displayed within a Deluxe Gift Portfolio * Includes a Certificate of Authenticity This newspaper is an authentic Civil War Era issue from this famous illustrated title. The woodcut prints are very detailed and each issue is full of Civil War reports and illustrations. The issue has only minimal wear and foxing/staining, is complete, and is in very nice condition due to the use of "rag" paper (paper with high cotton content). Slight edge tears and binding holes are typical, and are only minor. A great CW era item; very collectible; nice for framing! Compl... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2016 10:43

$64.00
140901

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371545550720

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaze, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." The supplement contains a full pg. illus. of "The Christmas Dream." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his ... See More  

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Ends March 02, 2016 15:30

$300.00
140230

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth Prints 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371532302395

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * The famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * John Wilkes Booth cover * 2nd rate issue priced lower The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is shown also. Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on the Nigh... See More  

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Ends February 13, 2016 07:32

$425.00
140579

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1871 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371538395320

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871 * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable. Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to the 'Heathens' of America." Doublepage centerfold of "Witchcraft in 1871." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Chain Gang in the Cathedral Plaze, Havana" and "Innocence and Guilt." 1/2 pg. portrait of "The Prince of Whales." The supplement contains a full pg. illus. of "The Christmas Dream." Two 2/3 pg. illus. of "Do You Love Me? He Whispered, with his ... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2016 07:45

$274.99
140020

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth Prints 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371525959195

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * The famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * John Wilkes Booth cover * 2nd rate issue priced lower The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is shown also. Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on the Nigh... See More  

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Ends January 13, 2016 15:24

$399.99
137125

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Longstreet's Charge PRINTS 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391293051316

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863 * Great Battle of Gettysburg battle scene * General James Longstreet's attack Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Port Hudson From the Opposite Bank of the River" and "The Union Forces Entering the Breast-Works to Take Possession of Port Hudson". The premier print is the doublepage centerfold: "The Battle of Gettysburg--Longstreet's Attack Upon Our Left Centre--Bull Ridge in t... See More  

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Ends November 12, 2015 10:49

$210.00
136772

WINSLOW HOMER The Last Days of Harvest PRINT Harper's Weekly 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371454684270

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873 * Famous Winslow Homer print Inside this issue is a fine full page illustration by Winslow Homer entitled: "The Last Days Of Harvest". A scene for the season, the illustration shows two boys shucking ears of corn among a field of upright bales of gathered cornstalks, with two men using pitchforks to load pumpkins on a wagon in the background. Other illustrations include one that takes 3/4 of a page: "Preparing For Thanksgiving--Flanking The Victim." with a related article: "Thanksgiving-Day". The double page centerfold includes a nice, half-page view of Havana as seen from the lower batteries of Fortress Cabana. Another page has a nice 5 by 9 inch ... See More  

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Ends November 01, 2015 13:46

$178.00
136558

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth Prints 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391277428283

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * The famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * John Wilkes Booth cover The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is shown also. Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on the Night of April 14, 1865", one showi... See More  

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Ends October 29, 2015 05:43

$655.00
136849

Great BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG Longstreet's Charge PRINTS 1863 Civil War Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391286111145

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 8, 1863 * Great Battle of Gettysburg battle scene * General James Longstreet's attack Certainly one of the more desired issues of the Civil War with the nice content on the Battle of Gettysburg. The front page has 2 prints: "Saluting the Old Flag at Port Hudson" and "The Formal Surrender of Port Hudson". Inside a 1/4 pg: "Siege of Vicksburg--Huts on the Hill-side"; a full page has two prints: "Port Hudson From the Opposite Bank of the River" and "The Union Forces Entering the Breast-Works to Take Possession of Port Hudson". The premier print is the doublepage centerfold: "The Battle of Gettysburg--Longstreet's Attack Upon Our Left Centre--Bull Ridge in t... See More  

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Ends October 13, 2015 09:28

$199.99
136469

WINSLOW HOMER The Last Days of Harvest PRINT Harper's Weekly 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391273455221

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 6, 1873 * Famous Winslow Homer print Inside this issue is a fine full page illustration by Winslow Homer entitled: "The Last Days Of Harvest". A scene for the season, the illustration shows two boys shucking ears of corn among a field of upright bales of gathered cornstalks, with two men using pitchforks to load pumpkins on a wagon in the background. Other illustrations include one that takes 3/4 of a page: "Preparing For Thanksgiving--Flanking The Victim." with a related article: "Thanksgiving-Day". The double page centerfold includes a nice, half-page view of Havana as seen from the lower batteries of Fortress Cabana. Another page has a nice 5 by 9 inch ... See More  

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Ends October 02, 2015 07:54

$164.99
136239

Great ABRAHAM LINCOLN ASSASSINATION John Wilkes Booth Prints 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371445905590

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865 * The famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue * John Wilkes Booth cover The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display issue. Inside text articles are entitled "Abraham Lincoln", "President Johnson", "Mr. Seward", "Great Pan Is Dead" and "The Folly of Crime". A small illustration captioned: "Plan of the Box Occupied by President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, April 14, 1865" is shown also. Also inside is a full page with two prints: "The Assassination Of President Lincoln at Ford's Theatre on the Night of April 14, 1865", one showi... See More  

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Ends September 28, 2015 12:14

$599.99
135118

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT Barehanded Harper's Weekly 1887 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391211557037

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887 * Great baseball print The full front page is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association". But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific doublepage centerfold captioned: "Thrown Out On Second" which is a great view of a baseball play in progress, a much closer view of game action than is typically found. This print measures about 14 by 20 inches from border to border, plus borders. This print is tipped-in (desirable), meaning no binding holes at the central fold. ... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2015 13:52

$248.00
135115

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Ann Arbor U-M Buildings PRINTS 1887 Harper's Wk Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371398348188

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887 * University of Michigan - U-M * Ann Arbor buildings prints Nice, tipped-in double page centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry" "The Observatory" "The Chemical Laboratory" "The Main Building" "The Law School" & "The President's House". There is also an illustration of "A Walk On Campus" & a small one of the "Main Entrance To Campus", plus portraits of: "James B. Angell, L.L.D., President Of The University" & "Henry Frieze, L.L.D., Professor of Latin". Also has a half page illustration... See More  

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Ends August 27, 2015 13:49

$66.00
134963

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Ann Arbor U-M Buildings PRINTS 1887 Harper's Wk Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371390744093

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 9, 1887 * University of Michigan - U-M * Ann Arbor buildings prints Nice, tipped-in double page centerfold: "The University Of Michigan, At Ann Arbor" features 9 illustrations of the notable buildings on the campus, including: "The Library" "The Museum" "The Medical School" "The School Of Dentistry" "The Observatory" "The Chemical Laboratory" "The Main Building" "The Law School" & "The President's House". There is also an illustration of "A Walk On Campus" & a small one of the "Main Entrance To Campus", plus portraits of: "James B. Angell, L.L.D., President Of The University" & "Henry Frieze, L.L.D., Professor of Latin". Also has a half page illustration... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2015 09:55

$59.99
134960

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT Barehanded Harper's Weekly 1887 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371390720216

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1887 * Great baseball print The full front page is a Zogbaum print: "Mars & Venus at Fortress Monroe". A full page has many scenes of Castine captioned: "An Old Maine; Seaport". Another full page has 6 prints of: "The Annual Meet of the American Canoe Association". But by far the best print in this issue is the terrific doublepage centerfold captioned: "Thrown Out On Second" which is a great view of a baseball play in progress, a much closer view of game action than is typically found. This print measures about 14 by 20 inches from border to border, plus borders. This print is tipped-in (desirable), meaning no binding holes at the central fold. ... See More  

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Ends July 28, 2015 09:17

$224.99
133493

Rare BASEBALL TEAM & Old West Scene PRINTS Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391157117029

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 * Early baseball team print * Old West scene Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for any baseball collector (see). The full ftpg. print is by the famed Frenzeny & Tavernier, captioned: "A Saturday Noon In A Southwestern Town" showing a typical Old West street scene (repair at the right margin). Other prints within include a fullpg. Thomas Nast political car... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2015 12:22

$97.00
133492

WINSLOW HOMER Seesaw, Gloucester Baseball Harper's Weekly PRINTS 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371338250068

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1874 * Famous Winslow Homer print Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Seesaw--Gloucester, Massachusetts". Also included in this issue is a nice fullpg. print: "The American Baseball Players in England--Match between the Red Stockings and the Athletics..." as well as a very nice half page baseball print captioned: "The Maple Leaf Baseball Club of Guelph, Ontario, Canada" showing the players in uniform with bats (see). Additional prints include 3 on the: "Black Hills Expedition" including: "Camp Where Gold Was First Discovered-... See More  

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Ends June 27, 2015 12:21

$190.00
133433

50% DISCOUNT - Civil War Illustrations 1865 Harper's Weekly 150 Years Old Prints


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391155972900

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January, 1865 - May, 1865 * the most recognized illustrated newspaper of the Civil War * several illustrated prints (suitable for framing) * discounted by 50% (or more) You will receive an original issue from this famous illustrated newspaper, dated somewhere from January, 1865 through May, 1865, offered at a substantial discount (a minimum of 50% off). Question #1: Why are we offering this issue at such a significant discount? Answer: Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers... History's Newsstand would like to use this offering as an opportunity to introduce you to the hobby of collecting rare and historic newspapers. Question #2: Why are we offering an iss... See More  

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Ends June 26, 2015 09:05

$24.00
132795

PETERSBURG & Harper's Ferry Civil War PRINTS Harper's Weekly 1865 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391138063069

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1865 * Last weeks of the Civil War The front page has two prints: "Before Petersburg--Issuing Rations of Whisky and Quinine" and "Admiral Porter's Boats Removing torpedoes & Buoying the Channel in Cape Fear River" with an article headed: "Capture of Wilmington". Prints inside include: "View of Petersburg From the Signal Station on Our Extreme Left" "Exterior View of Hospital Tent & Wagon" "Interior of Hospital Tent & Wagon" "Before Petersburg--Field Hospital of the First Division, Ninth Army Corps" "Operating Room" "Interior of a Hospital Ward" "United States Arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Now Used for Quartermaster's Stores for Sheridan's Army" "View In H... See More  

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Ends June 07, 2015 08:52

$46.00
133211

WINSLOW HOMER Seesaw, Gloucester Baseball Harper's Weekly PRINTS 1874 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 371332302707

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 12, 1874 * Famous Winslow Homer print Although there are many very nice prints within this complete, 16 page issue, by far the most desired is the very nice full page print by Winslow Homer titled: "Seesaw--Gloucester, Massachusetts". Also included in this issue is a nice fullpg. print: "The American Baseball Players in England--Match between the Red Stockings and the Athletics..." as well as a very nice half page baseball print captioned: "The Maple Leaf Baseball Club of Guelph, Ontario, Canada" showing the players in uniform with bats (see). Additional prints include 3 on the: "Black Hills Expedition" including: "Camp Where Gold Was First Discovered-... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2015 07:44

$174.99
133210

Rare BASEBALL TEAM & Old West Scene PRINTS Harper's Weekly 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 391150905775

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 25, 1874 * Early baseball team print * Old West scene Although this issue includes many very nice & displayable prints, by far the most desirable would be the great full page captioned: "International Base-Ball -- The Philadelphia Athletics" which shows individual, full-figure illustrations of the baseball players in uniform, most with a bat or ball in hand. A very displayable item for any baseball collector (see). The full ftpg. print is by the famed Frenzeny & Tavernier, captioned: "A Saturday Noon In A Southwestern Town" showing a typical Old West street scene (repair at the right margin). Other prints within include a fullpg. Thomas Nast political car... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2015 07:37

$89.99
132397

ABRAHAM LINCOLN at Philadelphia & Jefferson Davis Inauguration 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391126797151

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 9, 1861 * Jefferson Davis Confederate inauguration (historic) * Abraham Lincoln train to Washington DC stops at Philadelphia * Prints The full front page is taken up with: "President Lincoln Hoisting the American Flag Upon Independence Hall'. Other prints inside include: "City & Garrison of Fort Smith, Arkansas" "United States Arsenal at Little Rock, Arkansas, Surrendered to the State Troops", a print of: "Miss Patterson, of Baltimore", and a dramatic doublepage centerfold: "Interior of the New Dome of the Capitol at Washington". Additional prints include: "General David E. Twiggs, Late of the United States Army" "Front View of Fort Pickens, Pensacola, ... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2015 06:49

$132.00
132395

TRIAL OF THE CONSPIRATORS Mary Surratt Assassination Trial PRINTS 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371314990974

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 3, 1865 * Trial of the conspirators * re. Abraham Lincoln assassination * Mary Surratt The front page is a cartoonish print concerning the end of the Civil War captioned: 'Check-Mate!' showing Jeff. Davis playing a game of chess with Uncle Sam, with war generals as the playing pieces. Inside has a one-third page showing the various men involved in the: "Trial of the Conspirators--Pencil Sketches from Our Artist's Sketch-Book" including the accused save for Mrs. Surratt. Also: "Paroling Rebel Prisoners at Greensborough, North Carolina" "Richmond Ladies Going to Receive Government Rations" "Birth Place of President Andrew Johnson, Raleigh, N.C." and "Peniten... See More  

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Ends May 27, 2015 06:46

$52.00
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