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188307

Best 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT w/ Leading Players & Game 1889 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373476360389

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 23, 1889 * Great baseball prints - illustrations Note: this is just a portion of the issue, 8 pages but including the mentioned centerfold. This terrific double page centerfold is captioned: "The American Baseball Players at Kennington Oval--Visit of the Prince of Wales". It includes some 19 scenes of various "plays" in baseball, and in additional has round portraits of the 18 baseball players involved. Among the two notables are Cap Anson and "Ward". This centerfold measures 15 1/2 by 21 1/4 inches and is tipped-in so there are no binding holes. A terrific baseball item for display, & one of the more rare prints given the scarcity of this title. Very nice condition.

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:13

$380.00
188305

1898 Magazine w/ 1st Ever AUTOMOBILE ADVERTISEMENT Winton Motor Carriage Company


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393158853976

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1898  * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" notes that the mentioned advertisement was the first automobile ad ever published in America. It is not the first appearance, which was in the issue of July 30, 1898. A back page advertisement is headed: "The Winton Motor Carriage" manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". The advertisement is 2 1/4 x 2 inches and includes a small but nice woodcut of the car. Note also on the back page an advertisement for toy railroad train models by "The Carlisle & Finch Co.... See More  

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Ends March 26, 2021 11:12

$68.00
188259

Samuel Colt Revolver Ad Gold Rush Era 1849 Newspaper with $150 Runaway Slave


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393154311214

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 1849  * Colt Revolver Ad * Runaway slave ad * Gold Rush era newspaper The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see) Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 16:04

$28.00
188232

BRIGHAM YOUNG Interview by Horace Greeley MORMONS Salt Lake City 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153213994

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1859  * Horace Greeley interrogates Brigham young * Mormons - Mormonism - Salt Lake City, Utah * Subjects of polygamy - slavery - his multiple wives During this time famed Tribune publisher Horace Greeley took a trip to the West and wrote a series of articles on his adventures. Of his many published articles this may be the best and most desired. Taking a full column on page 5 and more than a column on page 6 is: "An Overland Journey - Two Hours With Brigham Young" which is datelined at Salt Lake City, Utah, July 13, 1859. This is a wonderful interview printed here verbatim. And Greeley being this newspaper's publisher this interview will not be found in other newspapers. Complete in... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:02

$186.00
188229

WASHINGTON IRVING DEATH & John Brown Harper's Ferry Insurrection 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153212348

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1859  * John Brown's Harper's Ferry insurrection * Death of Washington Irving * American short-story writer * "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame Page 5 has some fine reporting on this historic raid upon Harper's Ferry by abolitionist John Brown, including column heads: "From Charlestown" "A Visit To The Prisoners" "A Caricaturist Rebuked" "Brown Preparing His Public Letter" "He Will Make No Speech" "No One To Visit Brown" "A Guard Of 2,500 Soldiers" "Northern Reporters Driven Away" and more. Various subheads as well with the reporting taking over a full column. Page 3 has a small mention under "Died" of Washington Irving while page 5 has under: "Death Of Washington Irving" a much lengthier acc... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 09:00

$47.00
188228

Early HONOLULU HARBOR Sandwich Islands Kingdom of Hawaii PRINT 1851 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153210906

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 19, 1851  * Early of Honolulu Harbor * Kingdom of Hawaii - print The  nice & quite detailed print at the top of the front page is captioned: "The Port Of Honolulu, In The Sandwich Islands", now known as Hawaii. There is a nice article on it as well beginning: "It is not many years since Honolulu was regarded as one of the Cannibal Islands, and missionaries were sent thither to tame the savage natures of its inhabitants & teach them the great truths of Christianity..." and much more. This may well be one of the earliest prints of the port of Honolulu to appear in any periodical. Four pages, large size, several folds, some tears at fold junctures, one causing some loss o... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:58

$68.00
188215

Rare Antebellum NEW ORLEANS LA Louisiana 5 Slave Advertisements 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473596604

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 9, 1854 * Rare antebellum publication * 5 slave advertisements News of the day with several advertisements including a some slavery related ads, 1 on page 3 and another 4 on the back page. Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:45

$40.00
188207

Best JACK THE RIPPER Whitechapel EAST END Women Murders 1888 London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153198814

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TIMES, London, England, October 16, 1888  * Jack the Ripper Whitechapel murders * Best title to be had (very rare as such) "Jack the Ripper" reports were common in the latter half of 1888, capturing the interest of people on both sides of the Atlantic as evidenced by the reports in many newspapers in the United States. It was the international "sensation" of the era, and a case which was never conclusively solved. Not surprisingly, issues of the respected "Times" newspaper from London are the most sought after, being the primary source for Jack the Ripper reports. This issue is particularly special & desirable as it contains reference to a letter signed by "Jack The Ripper". This page 10 report headed "The East-E... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:40

$167.00
188205

BIG BEN Great Bell at Palace of Westminster Clock Tower PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153194681

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1856  * Big Ben - Great Bell * Palace of Westminster Inside has a nearly half page print captioned: "Removal of the Bell For the Great Clock of Westminster Palace." This is what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower. This bell would crack before being mounted in the clock tower requiring another to be cast two years later. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:36

$37.00
188203

WAGON BOX FIGHT Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming SIOUX Indians Red Cloud 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473587688

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Aug. 15, 1867  * Wagon Box Fight... Red Cloud's War * Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming The top of page 2 has a report; "Fight With The Indians - Leiut. Jenness Killed". The report notes in part: "...that a hard fought battle between the Indians & whites occurred near Fort Phil Kearney...party left the fort for the purpose of gathering fuel...band of 250 savages made an attack upon them. The whites made a desperate resistance...The whites then took position behind breastworks made of wagon-boxes  ox-yokes & the savages encircled them with wild yells..." with more. This was known as the "Wagon Box Fight" during Red Cloud's War. The soldiers had a defensive wall of wagon boxes to protect... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:35

$38.00
188202

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Construction Push Disrupted by Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473587429

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 20, 1867  Page 3 begins with an interesting report: "Union Pacific Railroad" which comments on the construction efforts of the transcontinental railroad, including: "...work would have to be abandoned on the Union Pacific Railroad unless more protection was furnished against Indians...the track continues to be laid at the rate of two miles a day. The Indians have caused some annoyance to surveying parties & tree cutters..." and more. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:35

$36.00
188196

GALVESTON TX (Indianola) Texas Gulf of Mexico HURRICANE Disaster 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373473583852

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 20, 1875 * Galveston, Texas & more hurricane disaster The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Devastation in Texas by Wind and Water" "An Inundated City" "Galveston At The Mercy Of The Sea" and more with smaller subheads. Lengthy text takes up over 3 full columns Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:32

$34.00
188192

America SLAVERY ABOLISHED 13th Thirteenth Amendment RATIFICATION 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153186301

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1865  * End of Slavery in America * 13th Amendment ratification * Official announcement The top of page 4 has an historic--albeit quite subdued--headline concerning the adoption of the 13th Amendment, thereby abolishing the institution of slavery: Amongst other heads is: "Dispatches From Secretary Seward" which includes part of the text of the document issued by the Secretary of State announcing that the 13th Amendment was ratified by twenty-seven states. Ratification by the 27th state meant that "...three-fourths of the whole number of states..." approved the Amendment, thus becoming part of the Constitution. Within the document is the historical text: "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitu... See More  

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:30

$225.00
188148

EDGAR ALLAN POE Memorial Grave Monument Baltimore MD DEDICATION 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373467328188

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1875 * Edgar Allan Poe * Memorial grave unveiling * Baltimore, Maryland This uncommon publication has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout. The front page has one column headings: "Dedication of the Monument to Edgar A. Poe" "Unveiling The Monument". See image for text. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends March 19, 2021 14:31

$38.00
188109

GETTYSBURG'S ADDRESS Battlefield Ceremony Abraham Lincoln Journey 1863 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373465691048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York City, Nov. 19, 1863  * Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield * Abraham Lincoln's starts journey This was the day Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. It can be interesting to read what others were reading when something exceedingly historic was in the process of happening. And this issue has a neat item relating to Gettysburg, with a back page heading: "Gettysburg Cemetery Dedication - Departure of the President and Party for Gettysburg". The report notes the various dignitaries attending, and also notes that: "The special excursion train of the governors left at half past......Gettysburg [printing error here]. Among the principal dignitaries were Governors Curtin, Seymour, Pierpont..."... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2021 09:57

$79.00
188063

President THOMAS JEFFERSON (5) Acts of Congress 1807 Washington D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463126418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 13, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Half of the front page is taken up with five Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One is for the erection of light houses, and another for surveying the coasts of the U.S. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:42

$31.00
188053

ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S Cooper Union Speech to Republicans Notice 1860 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463123608

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 27, 1860  * Abraham Lincoln's famous speech * Cooper Union Address (day of) Page 5 has a notice stating that Abraham Lincoln was scheduled to speak at the Cooper Institute (on this very day), the scene of one of Lincoln's most famous speeches. It notes: "Hon. Abraham Lincoln, Of Illinois, will speak at the Cooper Institute This (Monday) Evening, Feb. 27, to the Republicans of New York. Tickets 25 cents." A smaller notice says: "W.C. Bryant, Esq., will preside at the Republican Meeting, Cooper Institute This Evening." Nice to have in a paper from the day Lincoln appeared at the Institute. In his speech Lincoln discussed the need to restrict slavery. Lincoln's courage to addr... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:37

$74.00
188050

DAVID LIVINGSTONE Henry Morton Stanley AFRICAN Exploration 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373463122424

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 5 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTON" "The Herald Search Expedition Commander at Aden fro... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 15:35

$38.00
188012

TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD Trains Promontory Point Last Spike 1869 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462341932

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

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:36

$159.00
188008

Democrat PRESTON BROOKS Pro-Slavery Advocate Death FUNERAL 1857 D.C. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134720849

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857  * Death of Preston Brooks - funeral * South Carolina Congressman Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous. Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to death. Brooks beat Sumner with a cane on the floor of the U.S. Senate in retaliation for an anti-slavery speech in which Sumner verbally attacked Brooks's second cousin. Four pages, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$29.00
188007

TAOS REVOLT New Mexico Populist Insurrection Mexican-American War 1847 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134719809

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 18, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico"  which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos". This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupation of present-day northern New Mexico during the Mexican–American War. Also some reports on the Mexican War: "Late & Interesting From Mexico". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$48.00
188006

OHIO Supreme Court SLAVE CASE Anderson v Poindexter - Freedom 1857 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462338770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 13, 1857  * John Anderson vs. Henry Poindexter The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Important Slave Case In Ohio" which is the notable Anderson vs. Poindexter case in the Ohio Supreme Court. Henry Poindexter, the slave of John Anderson in Campbell County, Kentucky, was given his freedom by the Supreme Court of Ohio. In 1848, Poindexter made an agreement with Anderson to purchase his freedom. Once in Ohio, Poindexter and the cosigners refused to pay Anderson the amount of the notes, and Poindexter declared his freedom because Ohio was a free state. Anderson filed suit in Ohio to regain his slave. In 1856, the Supreme Court of Ohio found that Henry Poindexter was a f... See More  

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:34

$54.00
188003

LUCIUS CRASSUS Alexander Hamilton's Pen Name re. Thomas Jefferson 1802 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709722

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, March 9, 1802  * re. Thomas Jefferson's state of the union address * Alexander Hamilton pen name Lucius Crassus Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IX" signed in type: Lucius Crassus. Although not signed this work was written by Alexander Hamilton. A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801,” in which Hamilton, writing as Lucius Crassus (one of the great Roman orators), wrote of the need for “prudent aids and encouragements on the part of government” in addition to recognizing the important role and power of markets to bring economic growth. Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$83.00
188002

Best WILLIAM H. HARRISON President Funeral JOHN TYLER Takes Oath 1841 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709325

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841  * John Tyler takes oath of office * President William H. Harrison * Washington D.C. death - funeral All four pages has wide, black "mourning" rules around the perimeter for the death of President William Henry Harrison. Page 3 has: "Arrangements For the Interment of the Late President" which includes a diagram showing the funeral procession and the position of "the corpse" with pall bearers, etc. Also: "The New President" which includes the oath of office as recited by John Tyler, & signed by him in type.  Great to have this report from the city where he died. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$120.00
188001

EDGAR ALLAN POE'S Father - "Curfew" Boston THEATRE Advertisement 1807 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134709042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON GAZETTE, May 14, 1807  * Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "CURFEW: or, The Danish Bandit", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Bertrand". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:31

$48.00
187997

MORMONISM & POLYGAMY Orson Pratt-Newman Debate re. Bible Sanction 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373462331587

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1870 * Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons * Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate The top of page has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "The Debate on the Question of Polygamy" and more. (see) Text takes up two columns. Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning at the folds, some small margin tears, generally good, should be handled with care.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:28

$34.00
187995

Rare SERIOCOMIC 19th Century Color Illustrations w/ Baseball 1897 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134705669

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TWINKLES, "A Serio-Comic Weekly Published by the New York Tribune", May 29, 1897  * Rare "Seriocomic" weekly * 19th century color prints There are several color illustrations within, but the most noted is the nice front page print captioned: "The Gulliver Of Our Summer Season" which shows a baseball player in uniform. Sixteen pages, 9 by 12 1/4 inches, good condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:27

$48.00
187994

CHICAGO WHITE SOX Cap Anson & King Kelly Team Champions PRINT 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134705324

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882  * Chicago White Sox baseball * Cap Anson & King Kelly Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson. The bottom half of that leaf has a print of a comet over New York City, Another page is taken up with 6 images of "Italian Laborers as Railroad Builders--Scenes on the Line of the West Shore Road in the Vicinity of Newburgh". Sixteen pages, a bit of dirtiness at fold & margin of the ftpg. only, nice condition. Baseball prints from Leslie's are particularly difficult to find.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:26

$157.00
187993

ST. LOUIS BROWNS Baseball w/ Charles Comiskey & Arie Latham PRINTS 1888 Harper's


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134704916

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1888  * 19th century baseball players * Charles Comiskey & Arie Latham * St. Louis Browns (Cardinals) Perhaps the most desired print would be the two quarter-page portraits of: "Two Popular Players of the St. Louis Baseball Team" being "Charles Comiskey" and "W. A. Latham." There is a related article on a following page: "The Ball Players" with much detail. Two inconsequential leave are lacking from near the front of the issue, otherwise the issue is in nice condition.

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:26

$58.00
187953

Very Early 1858 BASEBALL Pre Civil War Porter's Spirit of the Times NEWSPAPER


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458230255

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Oct. 25,1856  * Very early pre-Civil War baseball A nice sports-themed newspaper from before the Civil War, which has nearly half a column of various reports under the heading: "Base Ball". There are reports on 5 baseball games with commentary which would seem odd today. One item notes: "The Baltic boys confess this to be a bad beat; but as they intend to try their hand once more this season, we hope they will be able to mend their batting and their fielding...". Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:39

$49.00
187948

BATTLE OF AMELIA ISLAND Fernandina Florida Louis-Michel Aury 1818 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130716250

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 3, 1818  Inside has a lengthy article: "Galveston and Amelia - of Amelia" which has some fine reports on the Battle of Amelia Island, just off the coast of northern Florida/southern Georgia. One dispatch notes: "The patriotism of Amelia island appears to be confined to privateering and plundering. General Aury has the command." Inside has 2 unrelated letters signed in type by: John Quincy Adams, and one by J. C. Calhoun. Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:37

$32.00
187946

TEXAS STATEHOOD ? Stephen F. Austin re. Mexico Relations 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130715337

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 4, 1834  * Stephen F. Austin * Texas statehood ? Inside has an item on: "Texas" concerning S. T. Austin, delegated to represent the affairs of Texas at the city of Mexico, and noting: "...that it was expected Texas would soon be admitted into the union as one of the Mexican states..." with a bit more. Much reporting from Congress. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, various foxing, good condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period."

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:36

$29.00
187945

JIM BOWIE Samuuel Houston TAMPICO Expedition Mexico 1836 Baltimore MD Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130714977

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836  * Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston * Tampico expedition The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front page. Another lengthier report on page 3 is headed: "The Tampico Expedition" which relates to Texas. Other various news of the day including much on "Affairs In Florida" with talk of General Gaines' actions with the Indians. Sixteen pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, nice condition. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulat... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 13:36

$42.00
187936

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130546539

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

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:54

$76.00
187931

WALT WHITMAN "My Canary Bird" Very First 1st Appearance POEM 1888 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458007246

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1888  * Walt Whitman's "My Canary Bird" poem - 1st appearance The top half of page 6 has the printing of a short poem: "My Canary Bird" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such. Twelve pages, partially loose at the spine, toned at the margins with some chipping & margin tears, should be handled carefully.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:52

$125.00
187929

DAVID LIVINGSTONE FOUND Henry Morton Stanley AFRICA Exploration 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130540302

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since. So it is of no surprise that the Herald offered extraordinary coverage of the adventures of Stanley and Livingstone in Africa and no surprise as well that the Herald would be the first newspaper to announce the finding of Livingstone. Page 7 begins with column heads: "LIVINGSTONE SAFE" "Herald Special Report from London" "The Great ... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:50

$64.00
187928

RARE Unusual Title 19th Century 1813 The Tickler Newspaper w/ DOG Print


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130539293

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TICKLER, Philadelphia, March 31, 1813  * Uncommon publication * Unusual masthead engraving The masthead features a very unusual engraving of a dog and an arm holding a switch, & notes: "by Toby Scratch'em". Complete as a single sheet issue, various foxing (see), otherwise good.

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$24.00
187919

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer Chicago MURDER CASTLE Verdict 1895 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458003650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Nov. 4, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * America's 1st serial killer trial * Chicago murder castle * Guilty verdict - conviction (1st report) The top of page 4 has one column headings: "CONVICTION OF HOLMES" "The Jury Unanimous for a First Degree Verdict" "The Convict's Wonderful Nerve" and more. (see) First report coverage of the conviction against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place. Complete with 4 pages, light toning, a little wear at the margins, a few small archival mends, generally good. Should be handled with care.

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$98.00
187911

H.H. HOLMES 1st U.S. Serial Killer CHICAGO MURDER CASTLE 1895 Beth. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393130533520

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 26, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HOLMES' CHARNEL HOUSE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Complete with 4 pages, light toning, a little margin wear, should be handled with care.

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$57.00
187909

JAMES K. POLK Death - Colt Pistol & Runaway Slave Advertisements 1849 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373458000495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  * James K. Polk death * Colt pistol advertisement * Runaway slave ad Page 3 has much on the death of ex-President James Polk. Page 4 has a small ad for Colt's Improved Repeating Pistol. Also on page 4 is a $150 reward ad for a runaway black man from Luray, Virginia. As was typical of newspapers through this period, each column has black bold lines called "mourning rules" in honor of the death of the President. Complete in 6 pages, reattached at the left spine, only minor foxing and edge tears - quite nice. The right-top margin includes the subscriber's name.

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$45.00
187905

Rare & Early CAMDEN SC Kershaw County South Carolina ANTEBELLUM 1829 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457999590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 19, 1829 * Very early Southern publication A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years. Page 2 has an interesting article on the discovery of gold in Georgia. Page 3 has: "Female Child With Two Heads". Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:36

$48.00
187901

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373457998571

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865 * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence". Andersonville prison camp was commanded by Captain Henry Wirz, who was tried and executed after the war for war crimes. It was overcrowded to four times its capacity, with an inadequate water supply, inadequate food rations, and unsanitary conditions. Of the approximately 45,000 Union prisoners held at Camp Sumter during the war, nearly 13,000 died. The chief causes of death were scurvy, diarrhea, and dysentery. Eight pages, never b... See More  

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Ends March 12, 2021 09:35

$37.00
187863

LOWRY'S GANG WAR Pembroke "Scuffletown" North Carolina Outlaws 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373455333876

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872  * Lowry's War - gang * Pembroke, North Carolina * Scuffletown Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina. The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Guard, a band of American Indian, White and African-American men waged a guerrilla war against the white establishment from 1864 to 1872. He and his gang attained a kind of mythic status. The one-column heads include: "THE SWAMP ANGELS" "Our Captured Correspondent with the Lowery Outlaws" "Story of His Adventures & Release" "A Trap to Captur... See More  

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:33

$86.00
187862

FETTERMAN FIGHT Army Massacre Fort Phil Kearny Wyoming INDIANS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393128107342

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 27, 1866  * Fetterman Massacre * Fort Philip Kearney The bottom of the front page under: "Massacre At Fort Laramie" "Three Officers And Ninety Soldiers Surrounded And Butchered" is a rather brief & inconspicuous report on the Fetterman Fight, reading in full: "A terrible massacre occurred on the 22d, near Fort Phil. Kearny. Brevet Col. Fetterman, Capt. Brown, and Lieut. Gammond, of the Eighteenth Infantry, with 90 enlisted men of the Second Cavalry and Eighteenth Infantry, were surrounded by Indians, and every officer and man killed." This was one of the more deadly massacres of American soldiers during the Indian wars of the Old West. Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends March 10, 2021 07:32

$53.00
187820

President JAMES A. GARFIELD Assassination Death1881 St. Louis Missouri Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126081621

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 20, 1881 * President James A. Garfield assassination * 1st report of his death The front page has a stack of column heads including: "A DARK DAY" "the World in Mourning For a Martyr" "President Garfield Passes Away Peacefully" "Death Finally Relieving the Patient Sufferer" "The Last Moments of the Dying Man" "Sad Scenes In & About Elberon" with more, taking 2 column of text and with most of pg. 2 concerning Garfield as well. Page 4 also has much including a lengthy black-bordered editorial. Eight pages, various small tears at margins & some water staining near the bottom.

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$60.00
187819

Roentgen X-RAY INVENTION Thomas Alva Edison Experiments 1896 Old Magazine PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453781344

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York April 4, 1896  * Thomas Alva Edison * X-Ray invention An inside page article headed: "The Edison X Ray Experiments, Apparatus And Fluoroscope" which includes two illustration as well. A lengthy & detailed article from the year of the founding of the X-ray and great to have this report in the leading scientific journal of the day. Also in the issue are: "Niagara Falls Power Plant - One of the 5,000 Horse Power Turbine Wheels" "Horizontal Tapping Machine" "The Robinson Corn and Feed Mill" "Press for Making Steel Bicycle Rims" and more. Sixteen pages, small pin holes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:29

$68.00
187818

CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH Fever 49ers Heading West Miners Mining 1849 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126080920

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 5, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has half a column headed: "The California Emigration" which begins: "The emigration to California from the Atlantic States is still going on steadily...In some places new associations are forming for the gold regions..." with more. Included is a nice chart noting the vessel, the master's name, port from which they sailed, and the date of departure. Four pages, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:28

$54.00
187811

DAVY CROCKETT Folk Hero Frontiersman Comments in Congress 1834 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393126077625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., March 2, 1831  * Rare Davy Crockett * Andrew Jackson Page 3 has a small article: "President Jackson not a Jackson Man!" which notes: "Mr. Crockett of Tennessee states in Congress...that he supported the present administration when General Jackson came into power..." with more. Four pages, good condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 15:24

$37.00
187778

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393125694700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in Alabama". This impeachment coverage carries over to take one-third of the back page as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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$39.00
187777

Trenton TN Tennessee NEGROES Massacre Murders & CUSTER Expedition 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373453400400

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874 * Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee * Negroes massacred * General George Custer expedition The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see) Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of Custer's Expedition to Fort Lincoln" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$35.00
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