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189819

14TH AMENDMENT Negroes Citizenship North Carolina RATIFICATION 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393276044526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868  * 14th Amendment ratified by North Carolina * President Andrew Johnson signs The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in type by the President: Andrew Johnson. This was one of the Reconstruction amendments which guaranteed citizenship to African-Americans, among other details. Included is the full text of President Johnson's proclamation. Also of interest inside: "South Carolina - The Legislature--Black vs. White--Demand for the Blacks--Ratification of the 14th Article..." and; "Across the Sierra Nevada - First Passenger Train from Sacramento to Over the Mountains" with much ... See More  

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Ends May 28, 2021 14:49

$78.00
189673

EDWIN BOOTH Did It ? Abraham Lincoln Assassins Conspirators Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551626784

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  * Trial of the conspirators * Edwin Booth ? The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more. Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in the South" "The Southern Press On His Prospects" "The Suffrage Question" "Objects of the National Freedman's Relief Association" "The Maryland Apprentice System". Eight pages, nice condition

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:01

$35.00
189554

WESTERN United States Mineral Mining Colorado MAP 1865 Civil War Era Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393252172391

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 23, 1865  * Mining the West - Colorado map * Final months of the Civil War The front page id dominated by a huge map headed: "THE SPECIE BASIS OF THE REPUBLIC--Map Showing the Parks of Colorado, Fringed with Auriferous Mountains--Central Position of the Isothermal Belt Around the Earth" plus over half of the first column is taken up with various heads concerning the magnificence of the American West, including: "Trip Beyond the Snowy Sierra and Around the Grand Golden Circle" "American Gold & Silver and the Grand Column of American Progress" "Immense Area for Future Imperial States" "Our New Gold & Silver Territories" "Colorado Luminous" "The Silver State of Nevada Ascending Brilliantly..." and much... See More  

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Ends May 19, 2021 09:52

$66.00
189499

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373540542388

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, August, 1854  * Kit Carson - frontiersman 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. Inside has a great article, including a rare print, of: "Kit Carson - A Phrenological Character and Portrait" with near the beginning: "Mr. Carson possesses a strongly marked organization...He is a man of strong muscles, large bones, and positive character. Phrenologically...he presents a well-developed brain with some very sharply defined developments..." and so much more. Complete in 24 pages, 9 by 11... See More  

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Ends May 14, 2021 15:12

$58.00
189367

THE BIG BONANZA Comstock Lode Virginia City Nevada DISCOVERIES 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373533220499

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1875   * The Big Bonanza discovery * Comstock Lode - Virginia City The last column of the front page is headed: "THE BIG BONANZA" "Nevada Silver Mines" "History of the Consolidated Virginia Mine--Discovery of the Big Bonanza--Interior of the Mine--A Great Product the Present Year". The reporting is extensive on the great finds at the famous Comstock Lode at Virginia City, Nevada, with the reporting carrying over to take half of page 2 as well. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends May 08, 2021 14:55

$45.00
189306

MILL RIVER DAM Williamsburg & Haydenville MA FLOOD Disaster 1874 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393235935141

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1874 * Mill River flood disaster - Northhampton * Williamsburg & Haydenville, Massachusetts The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE HAMPSHIRE FLOOD" "The Death-Sweep of the Torrent and Its Results" "Mangles Corpses Dragged from the Debris" "The Track of the Flood" and more with related map. Lengthy text takes up of the entire pages and continues on page 10. Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 06, 2021 15:14

$52.00
189249

BEECHER-TILTON SCANDAL Adultry Trial Victoria Claflin Woodhull 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393231182601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875 * Henry Ward Beecher * Elizabeth Tilton * Adultery trial * Victoria Woodhull This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 02, 2021 11:07

$28.00
189225

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Rights vs. Man Meeting in Vermont 1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522607706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 2, 1869 * Early Women's suffrage talks The top of page 3 has a once column heading: "Woman's Suffrage" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:51

$30.00
189213

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Woman's Manhattan Meeting Susan B. Anthony 1870 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373522589593

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1870 * Early Women's suffrage meeting in Manhattan * Susan B. Anthony - Lillie Devereux Blake Page 5 has an article headed: "Woman's Suffrage Association" with subhead. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:34

$38.00
189212

WOMEN'S CONGRESS Woman's Suffrage w/ Suffragist Mary Livermore 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230126104

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1873 * Women's suffrage * Woman's Congress * Mary Livermore & more The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE WOMAN'S CONGRESS" Text takes up almost a full column. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:33

$38.00
189204

Rare OLD WEST San Diego Southern California Pacific Ocean Coast 1871 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230120917

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 29, 1871  * Old Wild West Original * Interesting Advertisements Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated. Complete as a 4 page issue, 12 by 18 inches, printed on high-quality newsprint, and in very nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:25

$34.00
189192

PANIC OF 1873 Wall Street Stock Market Financial Crisis Ending ? 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230118590

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1873 * Panic of 1873 - financial crisis * Wall Street - stock market The front page has a one column headings: "Brighter Prospects" "The Coming End Of The Crisis" and more. (see) The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "The Wall Street Boys" and more. Lengthy text. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:21

$33.00
189175

WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE Mary Livermore Speech Republican Conv October 5, 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230111951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 5, 1870 * Women's Suffrage * Mary Livermore This newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. It measures 26 x 19 inches. Page 2 has one column headings that include: "Republican State Convention" "The Woman Suffrage Question" "Speech Of Mrs. Livermore" Complete in 4 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:13

$32.00
189140

SOUTHERN HOTEL St. Louis MO Missouri FIRE Holocaust Disaster 1877 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519790174

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, April 14, 1877 * Southern Hotel fire disaster * St. Louis, Missouri The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ST. LOUIS CALAMITY" "A Man Supposing His Wife Killed Shoots Himself" "Eleven Persons Known to Have Been Killed" and more. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:27

$28.00
189139

VIRGINIA CITY NV Nevada Storey County Comstock Lode FIRE Disaster 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519790037

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, October 28, 1875 * Virginia City NV Nevada * The great fire disaster * Comstock Lode fame The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Virginia City" "Aspect After The Fire" "Hundred of Families Camping Out, Cold and Hungry" "Scenes of Horror During the Fire" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:26

$33.00
189138

HOLYOKE Massachusetts Precious Blood Church FIRE Disaster 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373519789847

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 29, 1875 * Precious Blood Church fire disaster * Holyoke, Massachusetts The top of the front page has one column headings: "HOLYOKE'S HORROR" "Further Particulars of the Fire" "Searching For Dead Bodies" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 30, 2021 15:26

$34.00
189084

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373514850574

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, March, 1896  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends April 26, 2021 13:43

$29.00
189069

TROY NY New York Clothing Factory Sewing Girls FIRE Disaster 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373514831676

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., February 18, 1896 * Troy, New York * Clothing factory fire * Sewing girls disaster The top of page 3 has s one column heading: "A HOLOCAUST AT TROY" with subheads. (see) Four pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends April 26, 2021 13:18

$38.00
188887

STATE OF DESERET Mormons Mormonism Latter-Day Saints - SLC Utah 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373510211576

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, April 11, 1872  * State of Deseret - Mormons - Mormonism * The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The front page has a report from Salt Lake City on: "The Mormon Conference" with subheads: "12,000 Men in the Tabernacle--Mormonism and Enigma to the World--Brigham Young Comfortable in Health--Foreign Missionary Efforts of the Saints". Page 4 has: "The State of Deseret" which is an editorial concerning the newly created Constitution for the proposed state of Deseret (now Utah). The editorial is quite critical of the Mormons. Page 5 has: "Colored Men's National Convention" at New Orleans, with a few detail. The photo shows the brief article. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends April 23, 2021 07:21

$76.00
188618

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ California Bandido Outlaw Bandit Execution HANG 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373492801840

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TIMES, March 20, 1875  * Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report) * Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit The front page has: "Execution Of The Bandit Vasquez" "Hanged At San Jose, Cal., Yesterday--No Attempt At Rescue--He Is Cool To The Last." The report about the execution of this colorful outlaw who claimed he never killed a man, reads in part: "The bandit Vasquez was executed today at San Jose...Everything passed off quietly Vasquez asserted to the last his innocence of the crime of murder at any time during his career, but acknowledged the justice of his fate, having been the leader of a murderous band. The coolness he displayed throughout his imprisonment did not desert him, but he maintained his f... See More  

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Ends April 11, 2021 08:58

$127.00
188419

Rare COLOR POLITICAL Cartoons Comical Prints Illustrations 1893 Old Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393170486589

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PUCK, New York, Feb. 22, 1893  * Color political prints - cartoons Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons: front page: "Declined With Thanks." double-page centerfold: "Next?" (tiny binding holes at central fold) back page is a 12 panel cartoon: "Warranted To Ring for Fifteen Minutes." Sixteen pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends April 03, 2021 13:48

$27.00
188345

MOLLY MAGUIRES ? Hazelton PA Pennsylvania COAL Miners RIOTS 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165063418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1875 * Molly Maguires * Miners - railroad * Pennsylvania Page 3 has an article with small heading: "The Troubles in the Coal Regions" Text takes up almost a full column. Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title. Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:44

$27.00
188341

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393165051353

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, August 25, 1865  * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Most of the front page is taken up with reports on the trial of the commandant of the infamous Andersonville, South Carolina, prison camp, Henry Wirz, with headlines: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Preliminaries Settled & Witnesses Called" "He is Abundantly Supplied With Able Counsel" "Full Report of the Testimony Taken Yesterday" and more. This text actually takes over two-thirds of the front page, with considerable detail of the trial. Also on the front page are related heads including: "Return of the Andersonville Burial Party" "Their Report Upon the Condition of that Earthly Hell" "The Graves of 13,000 M... See More  

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Ends April 01, 2021 10:30

$29.00
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Ends March 08, 2021 07:29

$39.00
187714

Los Angeles BROOKLYN TROLLEY DODGERS Baseball Team Name PRINT 1895 NYC Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449151853

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE STANDARD, New York, May 4, 1895  * Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (Los Angeles) * Great illustration re. name of the team The front page is a print: "The Brooklyn Horror! with the caption beginning: "The merciless trolley car has added another victim to its list of massacred innocents...". A terrific baseball connection as the Major League team from Brooklyn first began using the nickname: "Trolley Dodgers" in 1895. This name implies the dangers posed by trolley cars in Brooklyn generally, which in 1892 began the switch from horse-power to electrical power making them much faster hence deemed more dangerous. The name was later shortened to Brooklyn Dodgers. Of added baseball interest are two baseball photos on page 2... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:26

$188.00
187711

Rare SANTA CLAUS Thomas Nast Engraving PRINT 1880 Old Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449150974

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880  * Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose. The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby. A full page shows: "Bringing Home Christmas Presents". Other prints include: "Edison's Electric Light--The Generator" "Edison's Home, Menlo Park, New Jersey" "A Guano Bed--Off the Coast of Peru" and: "General Grant's Reception in Philadelphia--The Procession Passing Independence Hall". Sixteen pages, foxing to the front page with some margin tears (not int... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:25

$184.00
187707

Rare PRO PROHIBITION Anti Alcohol Temperance National YWCTU 1896 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373449149866

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, February, 1896  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote. Inside has an article: "To Reach a Long Life" by Hon. Neal Dow, with a photo of him captioned: "...Aged 92 years, father of the Prohibition law." Neal Dow was an American Prohibition advocate and politician. Nicknamed the "Napoleon of Temperance" and the "Father of Prohibition", Dow was born to a Quaker family in Portland, Maine. From a young age, he believed alcohol to be the cause of many of society's problems and wanted to ban it through legislation. ... See More  

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Ends March 03, 2021 15:23

$37.00
187640

KRAG-JORGENSEN RIFLES Springfield Armory Massachusetts PRINTS 1899 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373448008684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old magazine: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 29, 1899  * Krag Jorgensen rifles - prints * Springfield Armory, Massachusetts The front cover of the issue is entitled "Manufacture of Krag-Jorgensen Rifles at the Springfield Armory" which is comprised of four illustrations with additional illustrations within the issue. Inside includes: "The Marvin Electric Rock Drill" "An Improved Band-Saw-Setting Machine" "Sutro Baths of San Francisco" "The Californian Sea Lion" and many more articles and advertisements. Sixteen pages, an older repair to page 3, good condition.

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Ends March 02, 2021 15:06

$39.00
187563

Rare SAG HARBOR Long Island New York - Past Whaling Town 1881 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443956505

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, July 28, 1881 * Rare high class community publication An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. Four pages, some tiny margin tears, light toning, should be handled with care.

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Ends February 28, 2021 13:23

$30.00
187494

WHISKEY RING SCANDAL Lobby Liquor Spirits Tax Revenue RAID 1875 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373441834844

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1875 * Whiskey Ring scandal * Tax revenues The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Whiskey Ring" with subheads. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened 2 days previous. Complete with all 12 pages, great condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:13

$33.00
187395

FORD'S THEATRE Government to Buy ? & Andersonville Prison Trial 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393110009167

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865 * Government to buy Ford's Theater ? * Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score. Page 4 has: "Justice Upon the Murderers of the Prisoners" begins: "The assassins of the President disposed of, the government will next take in hand the ruffians who tortured to death thousands of Union prisoners..." meaning Wirz & others from the Andersonville prison. This takes over a full column. Eight pages, a bit irregular at the blank spine, nice condition.

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Ends February 26, 2021 07:20

$32.00
187381

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393109229735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 25, 2021 15:38

$38.00
187324

SIEGE OF METZ French France Germans Germany Franco-Pruissian War 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373436534103

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 17, 1870 * Siege of Metz, France * Franco-Prussian War - Germans Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE WAR" "A Desperate Battle Fought Near Metz" "French and Prussian Reports of the Engagement" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:08

$33.00
187322

Rare 19th Century QUEBEC Ontario Province CANADA 1874 Original Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393105158458

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: MORNING CHRONICLE, Quebec, Canada, Jan. 17, 1874  We seldom acquire 19th century Quebec newspapers. A typical issue of the day, various news items and a wealth of advertising. Four pages, large folio size, some perforated wear at the central fold.  Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Ends February 22, 2021 09:07

$38.00
187181

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL Reconstruction Era 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373432163065

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey". The Andersonville Prison 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. Eight pages, never bound or trimmed, good condition.

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:35

$37.00
187047

Yankee Union Civil War Gen. GEORGE H. THOMAS Death Funeral BURIAL 1870 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093805396

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1870 * Gen. George Henry Thomas * Death - funeral The front page has an article headed: "THE LATE GEN. THOMAS" "Final Funeral Ceremonies at Troy" "An Immense Throng Present" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, a few printing flaws on the front page, generally very nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:20

$28.00
187041

JAMES O'KELLY New York Herald Irish Journalist Arrested in CUBA 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393093803526

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1873 * James O'Kelly arrested in Cuba * Irish nationalist journalist * Best title to be had - rare as such The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "IMPRISONED" "Interest Excited by the Arrest of Jas. J. O'Kelly at Manzanillo" and more. (see) Text takes up about 2 full columns. Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:18

$30.00
187040

Great SIOUX WAR of 1876 Old Newspaper Post Custer Massacre - Gen. George Crook


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426333821

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876  * Post Custer massacre The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see) Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.

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Ends February 12, 2021 15:18

$30.00
186995

Early JAY COOKE Banking Financier of Civil War Advertisements 1866 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373426070997

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866 * Jay Cooke & his banking house * Financier of the Civil War * Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see) The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in banking & business in the last half of the 19th century can be read at this website. Complete in 8 pages, various news of the day with other ads as well, good condition.

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Ends February 12, 2021 08:40

$29.00
186915

KU KLUX KLAN Martial Law in South Carolina WAR 1871 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393085310668

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 19, 1871 * Ku Klux Klan * South Carolina Page 3 has one column headings: "MARTIAL LAW" "A Voice From South Carolina" "the Situation Described" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the folds, minor spine wear, generally nice.

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Ends February 06, 2021 10:11

$30.00
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