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199887

Klondike Gold Rush Yukon Alaska & Hawaiian Islands Prints 1897 H.W. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207637026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897  * Klondike gold rush * Hawaiian Islands The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike, Northwest Territory" with a one-third pg. photo of Juneau, Alaska. A full page has 9 illustrations of: "The Dedication of the Monument to General John A. Logan, Lake Front Park, Chicago, July 22" plus much more. Complete in 24 pages, good condition.

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:22

$60.00
199876

H.H. Holmes 1st American Serial Killer Chicago Murder Castle 1895 U.S. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207617565

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HELENA EVENING HERALD, Montana, July 30, 1895 * H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett * Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago * America's 1st serial killer The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HOLMES' STORY" "The Wholesale Murderer and Insurance Swindler Gives His Version of Pietzel Sr.'s Death" and more. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer. Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:09

$52.00
199861

Mormonism Polygamy Orson Pratt-Newman Debate re. Bible Sanction 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374207608145

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1870 * Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons * Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE MORMONS AND POLYGAMY" "Dr. Newman Notifies Brigham Young That He Has Girded Up His Loins" which includes correspondences between Newman and Young. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning and minor wear along the folds, a little spine wear, generally good. Source: Robert Duane Hatch: The colorful history of Mormon polygamy has many interesting stories to tell, and one of the most interesting is that of Rev. Dr. J. P. Newman's debate with the Mormon Apostle Orson Pratt on "Does the Bible Sanction Polygamy?" This debate was held at t... See More  

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Ends September 09, 2022 09:02

$34.00
199846

Historic The Phonograph Thomas Edison Machine Invention 1877 Scientific Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394193814513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877  * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor * Early baseball science A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper travels through a little machine, the sounds of the latter are magnified....Speech has become, as it were, immortal....the new invention is purely mechanical--no electricity is involved. It is a simple affair of vibrating plates, thrown into vibration by the human voice....The invention...the credit of which is due to Mr. Thomas Edison..." and more (see photos... See More  

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Ends September 08, 2022 08:45

$245.00
199783

Rare Old West San Diego Southern California Chicago Fire Disaster 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394189488884

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 17, 1871   * Chicago fire disaster * Old wild West original * Interesting advertisements Not only a very early San Diego newspaper (pop. was just 2300), but the front page has nearly 2 1/2 columns taken up with fine & detailed reporting on the great Chicago Fire. Top of a column as: "THE CHICAGO FIRE" "Full Details--The Beginning of the Fire--Description by an Eye-Witness--Suffering and Death--Terrible Scenes..." and more. Four pages, some older archival mends near margins, generally nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:16

$63.00
199779

Adolph Sutro Mayor of San Francisco Comestock Lode Fame Print 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201585373

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: POLITICAL RECORD, San Francisco, California, Oct. 31, 1894  * Adolph Sutro - mayor of San Francisco * Virginia City, Nevada Comstock Lode fame True to its title, this issue is filled with political reports including images of 19 politicians. Also of interest is a back page print captioned: "Our Sutro", being Adolph Sutro who was running for mayor of San Francisco. He would win. Born a German Jew, Sutro moved to Virginia City, Nevada and made a fortune at the Comstock Lode. Several places in San Francisco bear his name in remembrance of his life and contributions to the city. Four pages, a few minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:11

$59.00
199775

Charles Sumner Massachusetts Senator Anti-Slavery Advocate Death 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201582874

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1874  * Charles Sumner death * American politician - Massachusetts senator * Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Last Honors in Washington to the Dead Senator" and more. (see) Lengthy text. Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 08:09

$28.00
199748

1897 Klondike Gold Rush Yukon Alaska & Canada Prospectors Riches 1897 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374201554229

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1897  * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "NUGGETS OF NEWS" "From the Klondike Gold-Seeking Craze--The Rush" "Four Hundred Miners" "Leave on the Mexico for the Land of the Midnight Sun and Golden Grains--The Alien Act". The detailed report takes most of the column. Complete in 4 pages, two library stamps at the top, nice condition.

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Ends September 04, 2022 07:48

$35.00
199726

Rare & Early Mormons Church of Latter-Day Saints 1880 Miniature Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374199863395

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30, 1880  * One of the oldest Mormon periodicals This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and was primarily aimed at British Latter-day Saints. Many of the British Mormons took part in the westward migration of the Mormon community in America. Logically, the content is almost entirely focused on the Mormon church. There are no advertisements. Here is a nice issue of this periodical, never bound nor tr... See More  

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Ends September 03, 2022 08:37

$35.00
199699

10 American Civil War Reconstruction Era New York Tribune 1865 Old Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187030556

Offered are 14 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated September 15 thru November 1, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War. Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps a bit of staining.

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:25

$57.00
199698

H.H. Holmes Herman Mudgett 1st America Serial Killer re. Arrest 1894 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394187029891

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 30, 1894 * re. H.H. Holmes arrest * Herman Webster Mudgett * 1st U.S. serial killer The front page has a brief article with small heading: "Pitezel Is In South America" with subhead. (see) Brief coverage on the recent arrest and indictment of H.H. Holmes, America's 1st serial killer. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning, generally nice.

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Ends September 02, 2022 07:25

$42.00
199681

New York Mutuals Baseball Club Wins Championship Game v Atlantics 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394186015957

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Championship Pennant--Score 10-4." It begins: "The Fall campaign of the ball-playing season...culminated yesterday in the signal success of the Mutual Club, in their home-and-home game with the noted Atlantics, the holders of the whip-pennant. The event has been anticipated with great interest...". As a result of the immense interest in the game: "...the telegraph companies laid a wire to the grounds, and at the close of each inning, the result was telegraphed direct to Cincinnati, St. Louis, Chicago, Boston and New- Orleans."  The game was witnessed by "...a very large gathering of spectators despite the fact t... See More  

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Ends September 01, 2022 11:06

$54.00
199623

Rare 19th Century Vicksburg MS Warren County Mississippi 1885 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394181476265

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VICKSBURG EVENING POST, Mississippi, Nov. 24, 1885 * Rare publication from the 19th century South A very uncommon publication from the South. News of the day with several advertisements. Complete with 4 pages, a little margin wear with some small tears, generally good.

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Ends August 28, 2022 10:04

$33.00
199577

Molly Maguires Murders John Black Jack Kehoe Hanging Execution 1878 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374191633130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, December 18, 1878 * Molly Maguire execution * John Kehoe hanging (same day 1st report)  The back page has an article headed: "The Execution of John Kehoe" Printing on the opposite page (pg. 3) causes light readability in this article. (see) Complete in 4 pages, small piece torn away along the blank margin, generally nice.

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Ends August 27, 2022 10:59

$42.00
199572

KKK Ku Klux Klan Southern Trials Oxford MS Mississippi & Carolina 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394180274842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1871 * Ku Klux Klan - KKK * Southern trials The front page has two related article headed: "The Kuklux" with subheads. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2022 10:57

$33.00
199570

George Armstrong Custer Black Hills Gold Silver Expedition Dakota 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374191631954

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874 * General George Armstrong Custer * Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition ENDS The front page has a few related article headed: "Return Of the Black Hills Expedition" with subheads. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 27, 2022 10:56

$58.00
199541

James A. Garfield Memorial Lake View Cemetery Monument Dedication 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374190319446

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1890 * James. A. Garfield Memorial * Lake View Cemetery dedication * Cleveland, Ohio monument The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GARFIELD MEMORIAL" with subheads. (see) Text takes up about 1 1/2 columns, all on the front page. Complete with 6 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice, Should be handled with care.

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Ends August 26, 2022 15:08

$40.00
189716

DAVID LIVINGSTONE Henry Morton Stanley AFRICAN Exploration 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373556185112

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 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. Pages 4 and 5 are mostly taken up with large facsimiles of a Livingstone letters headed: "Livingstone's Letter of Thanks to the New York Herald" and: "Livingstone's Letter to the American Geographical So... See More  

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Ends August 26, 2022 08:49

$57.00
199518

Pittsfield Berkshite County Massachusetts 19th Century 1878 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374188859063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Dec. 4, 1878 * Berkshire County  * American Indians war era  This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete with all 8 pages, a little at folds, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends August 25, 2022 12:55

$28.00
199516

Robert E. Lee Monument Avenue Richmond Virginia Statue Dedication 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394177422513

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvannia, May 30, 1890 * Robert E. Lee monument - statue dedication * Confederate Civil War General - commander * Monument Avenue - Richmond, Virginia The top-middle of the front page has a one column heading: "THE LEE MONUMENT" with subheads that include: "Its Unveiling at Richmond, Virginia Yesterday" and more. This is the statue that Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, had ordered taken down. Six pages, light toning, minor margin wear, generally in good condition. Somewhat fragile, should be handled with care.

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Ends August 25, 2022 12:54

$92.00
199476

Very Rare Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints 1875 Copenhagen Denmark Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394173920643

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SKANDINAVIENS STJERNE, "Organ for de Sidste-Dages Hellige", Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 15, 1875  The subtitle above translates to: "Organ for the Body of Latter-Day Saints", meaning this is a quite rare Mormon periodical for the Mormon community in Denmark. American Mormon missionaries were sent to Denmark in 1850 and made significant inroads in converting many Scandinavians to the body of Mormons. This is the first Latter-Day Saints periodical we have seen published outside of America or England. Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by8 1/2 inches, disbound, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:40

$147.00
199472

American Red Cross Humanitarian Organization Created Clara Barton 1881 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394173919999

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1881  * American Red Cross created * American nurse Clara Barton The front page has a very significant report on the establishment of the American Red Cross. The article is headed: "The Red Cross" "Efforts To Establish An Organization in the United States". With a dateline of "Washington, May 21", the article begins: "At a meeting held this evening, & which was attended by many prominent citizens & those actively interested in beneficent organizations, a constitution was reported by a committee...which was adopted as the basis of an organization to be known as the Red Cross Society...Miss Clara Barton, who was identified with sanitary & hospital work during the civil war, and conspicuous during... See More  

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:38

$265.00
199467

Rare Women's Suffrage Woman's Female Movement Lucy Stone & More 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394173918805

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, May 10, 1879 * Rare publication * Women's suffrage  Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage" as noted on the front page. Among the articles: "Why Women Desire the Franchise"  "Concerning Women" "The Colored Exodus" "Women at Harvard" "Just What to do To Vote" "Woman Suffrage in Missouri" "The Negro Question" and so much more. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends August 22, 2022 07:36

$68.00
199453

Painter Winslow Homer & Jewish Central Synagogue in NYC Prints 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394172762282

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 6, 1872  * Winslow Homer illustration - print * Jewish Central Synagogue in NYC Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "Our President puts His Foot Down, & the British Lion Will Have to Wriggle Out" shows President Grant among others. Inside has a nice fullpg. Winslow Homer print: "Making Hay" a very notable print Another full page Nast political cartoon: "Shylock, We Would Have Moneys and Votes".  Inside also has a print of: "The New Jewish Synagogue, Corner of 55th and Lexington Ave., New York" which is the famed Central Synagogue, still existing today. There is a related article as well. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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Ends August 21, 2022 11:28

$99.00
199452

A.B. Frost Collectible Golfer Print The Lost Ball 1898 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374184374835

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 29, 1898  Full front page illus. of "In a Puerto Rican Prison." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The President's Western Trip - Scenes along the Route." Full pg. illus. of "President McKinley's Visit to the Trans-Mississippi Exposition at Omaha, October 12, 1898." 1/2 pg. of illus. of "The Scene of the Illinois Labor Troubles." Full pg. illus. by A.B. Frost of "Tournament Day--The Lost Ball" shows golfers looking for a golf ball in the grass.  Doublepage centerfold of "Schwan's Regulars on the Plaza at Mayaguez, Puerto Rico." Full pg. illus. of "An Exchange of Prisoners." Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 24 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2022 11:28

$85.00
199415

President Millard Fillmore State of the Union Annual Address 1850 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374183167495

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 3, 1850  * President Millard Fillmore * State of the Union Address Pages 5 and 6 contain: "The President's Message" being the state-of-the-union address of Millard Fillmore, signed by him in type. The President reviews the events of the year. Included as well are the reports of the Secretary of the Interior, Postmaster-General, & Secretary of War. Eight pages, damp staining to the top half, otherwise good.

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:28

$28.00
199413

John L. Sullivan vs. Jake Kilrain Last Bare Knuckles Fight Boxing 1889 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394171731492

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 9, 1889   * John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain * Last bare knuckles boxing match  A very significant issue in the world of boxing, as it contains--on the front page no less--a fine account of the very last bare knuckles boxing match, fought between John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain on the day before. The top of the first column has heads: "BIFF! BIFF!" "Result of the Sullivan-Kilrain Fight" "Seventy-five Rounds" "Kilrain Wins First Fall and First Blood" "First Knockdown For Sullivan" "Graphic Description of the Great Contest" "Scenes and Incidents" "Neither of the Combatants Seriously Hurt" "Fight warded to Sullivan". The coverage takes most of the front page and includes a nearly ... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:28

$165.00
198129

African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE I Presume Henry Morton Stanley 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374087588048

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHICAGO TIMES, July 18, 1872   * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley The back page begins with column heads on the famed African Explorers Stanley & Livingstone: "STANLEY'S STORY" "The Great African Explorer and the Great American Reporter" "Stanley's Own Account of His Interview with Livingstone" "The Discoverer Narrates the Varied Experiences of His Strange Life" with more. The very detailed report takes 2 1/2 columns and has many subheads including; "Stanley  enters the Town Flying the American Flag" "Stanley & Livingstone Face To Face" "The Meeting" "The First Day with Livingstone". And within the text is one of the more notable utterances of the 19th century: "...when I first caught sight of h... See More  

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Ends August 20, 2022 12:24

$158.00
199343

Early Cincinnati Redstockings Reds Baseball Game w/ Box Scores 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374181612650

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1870  * Cincinnati Red (reds) Stockings * Early baseball w/ box scores Page 8 has an article headed: "The National Game" with subhead and box scores. (see) The Redstockings ended there 81 game winning streak just a few days prior. Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular long the spine, generally in good condition.

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Ends August 19, 2022 07:25

$38.00
199325

The National League Major League Baseball NL Founded 1876 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374180750304

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1876  * Creation of the National League * Major League Baseball - MLB On page 2 under "Base-Ball" is a report about a meeting held in New York resulting in the establishment of the National League. The report begins: "A meeting of the managers of all the professional base-ball organizations in the country, excepting the Philadelphia Club, was held at the Grand Central Hotel on Wednesday, Feb. 2...". The report continues, mentioning the passage of a resolution concerning "championship play" while the second resolution prevented "...any two clubs from playing in a city in which neither of them belongs." Several rules were amended at the meeting including one that allows "...the base-ru... See More  

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Ends August 18, 2022 11:21

$225.00
199857

19th Century Corry Erie County Pennsylvania Post Civil War Prints 1867 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 394194094174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 27, 1867  The double page centerfold features  6 illustrations concerning the small town of Corry, Pennsylvania. Th best is an expansive view of: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" being a great town overview. The other prints are of: "W. H. L. Smith, First Mayor of Corry" "Public School House at Corry, Pa." "Indian Skull Found at Corry" "View of First Avenue, Corry, Penn." and: "View of Main Street, Corry, Penn." There is a detailed article on the town as well, headed: "The City of Corry, Pennsylvania" and which begins: "The city of Corry is one of the most remarkable instances of rapid growth that this country affords..." which was a city larger then than it is today. Comple... See More  

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Ends August 15, 2022 14:35

$39.99
199839

Rare Women's Suffrage Woman's Female Movement Lucy Stone & More 1888 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374203151572

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, March 17, 1880  * Rare publication * Women's suffrage Rare women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage" as noted on the ftpg. A small library stamp is just underneath this. Of course the majority of the articles have to do with woman's rights. Eight pages, some tiny binding holes along the spine, mentioned library label (see), nice condition.

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Ends August 12, 2022 12:40

$39.99
199837

Saint Brigham Young Mormons Mormonism Religious Leader SLC Death 1877 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 374203104609

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Sept. 6, 1877  * Brigham Young death * Mormons - Mormonism Page 7 under "Items Of News" has 4 Mormon items, one noting: "Brigham Young died on the 29th ult. after a brief attack of cholera morbus & inflammation of the bowels. He was buried on Sunday, the 2d." Another has: "Brigham Young discouraged free schools, but he sent several of his children to the best educational institutions of the East." And then: "Brigham Young had 52 children and a million and a half in real estate. You can't say that Mormonism didn't do well by him." And another lengthier item begins: "For a while we shall have some writing about Brigham Young and the Mormons...They are Christians in t... See More  

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Ends August 12, 2022 11:47

$39.99
199205

Extremely Rare Ohio River Passenger Stemaboat Steamer Charmer 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394158442783

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CHARMER, printed for the "Steamer Charmer" as noted in the dateline, May 20, 1870  A quite rare steamboat newspaper which published weekly: "...and circulated by the Steamer Charmer along both sides of the Ohio River, from Marietta to Cincinnati & furnished daily to the passengers on the boat...". The back page has a nice print of the paddle-wheeler "Charmer" with its schedule on the Ohio River. The officers of the Charmer are listed as well. The ftpg. includes a note from the Charter which includes: "No pains are spared by the officers of the Charmer to minister to the comfort ^ pleasure of their passengers. the staterooms are roomy & are kept in te neatest order...The berths will be found sweet & clean...For ladies the a... See More  

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Ends August 11, 2022 08:42

$585.00
199120

Rare Phrenology Science Brain Skull Functions Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394150052541

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, & LIFE ILLUSTRATED, New York, November, 1865  * Uncommon publication Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it. The ftpg. has a print of: "Major General James S. Negley" with a biography of him as well. Many more inside as well as noted in the photos. The issue is complete in 32 pages, 9 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, some foxing, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:40

$43.00
199115

Drummond Mine Explosion Westville Nova Scotia Coal Mining Disaster1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394150048777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1873 * Drummond Mine explosion disaster * Westville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia The top of page 7 has a one column headings: "WESTVILLE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Text takes up more than 2 full columns. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 05, 2022 14:36

$32.00
199083

First Ever Automobile Car Advertisement Winton Motor Carriage Co. 1898 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374165626825

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1898  * 1st ever automobile advertisement (historic) * Horseless carriage A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue).   The top of the back page has an advertisement headed: "A DELIGHTFUL DRIVE...manufactured by "The Winton Motor Carriage Co., Cleveland, Ohio". Other details mentioned in the ad, plus a photo of a couple riding in the vehicle.   The advertisement measures 2 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches. The issue is complete in 16 pages, filled with ... See More  

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Ends August 05, 2022 07:56

$55.00
199046

Great 19th Century Baseball Print Ball or Strike Harper's Weekly 1888 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158363365

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 28, 1888  * Great baseball print The entire front page is taken up with one of the best 19th century baseball prints to be found, showing a batter, catcher & umpire captioned: "A Ball Or A Strike--Which?" drawn by T. de Thurstrup. There are also many other prints within this issue including a fullpg. with 6 vignettes: "View of Town & Country in Honduras'"; a small print of "The Palais Bourbon"; a halfpg: "Sketches in the French Chamber of Deputies" and another full page with 2 prints captioned: "The French Chamber of Deputies" a halfpg: '"Shipping Watermelons by Rail from Atlanta, Georgia"; a small print of: "The Late Rev. Edward P. Roe"  & fullpg: "Immigrants Waiting to be distributed i... See More  

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:07

$298.00
199040

Rare 1886 Swedish Language Chicago Illinois Illustrated Kurre 1886 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158361233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: KURRE, Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 1886  * Rare publication A rather rare Swedish-language newspaper from Illinois, the subtitle above the masthead translating to: "Illustrated Newspaper For Swedish America". A very decorative masthead, 8 pages, some minor margin chipping, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2022 11:04

$32.00
199028

President Abraham Widow Mary Todd Lincoln Declared Insane1875 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374158347366

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Penn. May 20, 1875 * Mary Todd Lincoln INSANE * President Abraham's wife The front page has somewhat inconspicuous report that begins with: "Mrs. Lincoln, widow of President Lincoln, has been adjudged insane by the County Court at Chicago..." (see) Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends July 30, 2022 10:52

$48.00
199027

Washington Harrison Donaldson Ballooning & Indians in Frontier 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394141140289

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 3, 1874 * Washington Harrison Donaldson * Ballooning in New Jersey * Indians - Native Americans The front page has a one column heading: "Donaldson's Latest Aerial Voyage" Also another one column heading: "The Frontier Troubles" with subhead. (see) Brief text on both reports. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a few tiny margin tears, nice condition.

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$23.00
199005

Very Rare Baseball by Sportswriter Henry Chadwick Great Masthead 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374157161553

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Sept. 26, 1867  * Very rare baseball publication * Henry Chadwick "Father of Baseball" A very rare & desired title by any baseball collector as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball. Edited by the legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before changing its name to the 'American Chronicle' (which in turn lasted only 31 issues more). Featured is an elaborate masthead picturing baseball, croquet, and cricket matches in progress. Near the back the Prospectus notes that the: "...Ball Players' Chronicle...will be devoted to the interests of our National game, and to the kindred sports of the field, su... See More  

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$670.00
198997

Rare 19th Century Sonora Tuolumne County California 1888 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374157158998

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California, Jan. 21, 1888  * Rare Old West publication From this old, beautiful town at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It was founded by Mexican miners during the gold rush era. Various news and advertisements of the day. The back page has a nice print of the newspaper's office. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some fold foxing to the front page, news agent's stamp in the masthead, minimal margin wear.

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$48.00
198996

Very Rare Jesse James Murder Pitkin Gunnison Colorado Miners Camp 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394139260863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PITKIN MINING NEWS, Colorado, April 7, 1882  * Jesse James assassination * Very rare publication * Mining camp * Gunnison County A very rare title which lasted about 5 years. This is a volume one issue. Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that this title was held by only one institution in the United States, which has now been purchased by us. The front page has a report: "The dispatches of the 3rd announce the death of the notorious outlaw Jesse James at his own house in St. Joe, Mo., ...He was shot by his cousin by marriage, Robt. Ford...Fully 15,000 people attended the inquest. Jesse James has been a desperado for the last 20 years, being forced into Bill Anderson's noted band of guerrillas at t... See More  

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Ends July 29, 2022 15:09

$215.00
198939

David Livingstone Henry Morton Stanley Meet in Africa Print 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374154946094

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872  * David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well. The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: "What Are You Going To Do About It, If 'Old Honesty' Lets Him Loose Again?" Inside has another full page Nat cartoon: "The New Democratic Party Whip--Whipping Into Line". A half page; "Caught In A Shower" and: "The Marriage of Mlle. Nilsson". Complete in 16 pages, minor fixing at the margins, good condition.

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Ends July 28, 2022 10:01

$48.00
198902

Victoria Woodhull Tennessee Celeste Claflin Libel Case Arrested 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374148230002

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 23, 1873 * Victoria Woodhull * Tennessee Celeste Claflin * Indictments for libel The very bottom of the front page has a brief yet notable report headed: "Woodhull and Claflin Again Arrested" noting: "...were again arrested yesterday and locked up over night on not giving bail for fresh charges of libel. They were to-day held in $1,000 bail for trial on another charge of libel on Mr. Challis. Colonel Blood was also held in $2,000 bail." This cased involved a libel suit brought by famed clergyman Henry Ward Beecher, and wealthy broker Luther Challis. Four pages, large folio size, old tape mends to page 3, otherwise good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue fo... See More  

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:14

$46.00
198894

Meridian MS Mississippi Freedmen Race Riots Ku Klux Klan KKK 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374148223843

This issue is being offered as a piece of history.  We at Rare Newspapers offer such items being mindful of the truths that "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" (Sir Winston Churchill), and "To educate a man is to unfit him to be a slave" (Frederick Douglass).  Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 8, 1871 * Meridian MS Mississippi * Race riot - Freedmen * KKK Ku Klux Klan Page 6 has an article under: "Life In The South" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot. Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 24, 2022 12:09

$35.00
198854

Frederic Remington Mexican Army Junius & Edwin Booth Prints 1889 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394129816162

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1889 * Frederic Remington "The Mexican Army" article contains fourteen illustrations of various sizes by Frederic Remington. Other articles within the issue are: "York" with various prints of the English town; "At Grande Anse" "A Century of Hamlet" which includes illustrations of Junius Brutus Booth and Edwin Booth, father and brother of John Wilkes Booth, respectively; "Bird Notes" "A Little Journey in the World" "The Building of the Cathedral at Chartres" and more articles. Complete in more than 150+ pages, disbound without wrappers, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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Ends July 23, 2022 09:59

$64.00
198786

Chicago White Sox Cap Anson & King Kelly Team Champions Print 1882 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394128219206

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 July 22, 2022 07:44

$157.00
198766

1870 Kentucky Bourbon Whiskey Liquor Corn Mash Distillation Process Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 374142129767

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 4, 1870 * Kentucky Bourbon whiskey - liquor * Corn mash - distillation - copper Page 5 has a interesting article on the making of Kentucky Bourbon whiskey with a one column heading: "Kentucky Whisky (sic)" with subhead. A printing flaw slightly affects the text. (see) Complete with 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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Ends July 21, 2022 08:17

$34.00
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