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179030

1ST FIRST JEW LYNCHING in U.S. Samuel Bierfield Lynched Jewish 1868 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372958027703

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1868 * Lynching of Samuel Bierfield * First Jew lynched in United States * Jews - Jewish - Judaica item * Ku Klux Klan - KKK members Near the bottom of the front page is an article with small heading: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn.-Two Men Shot Dead", being the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback. The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States. Complete in 8 pages, some light foxing, generally very nice. wikipedia notes: Samuel A. Bierfield (? - August 15, 1868) is believed to be the first Jew lynched in the United States. Bierfield and his Afr... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:21

$117.00
179026

IMPEACHMENT TRIAL President Andrew Johnson Reconstruction Era 1868 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692770770

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1868 * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The front page has an article headed: "IMPEACHMENT" "Specifications Against the President Presented to the Senate" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 16:19

$34.00
179015

Best THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Conflagration Disaster 1871 Chic. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692353930

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: CHICAGO EVENING MAIL, Oct. 11, 1871 * Great Chicago fire * Best title to be had (rare) What could be better than a Chicago newspaper covering the Chicago Fire of 1871? A great issue created under challenging situations as explained on page 2: "To Our Readers & The General Public" "Although not a type or a dollar's worth of the material of the Evening Mail survived the conflagration, arrangements have been made whereby the paper will be regularly issues from Lind's Block, east end of Randolph street bridge, until further notice. That you will bear with our small size & indifferent appearance until we can do better..." and more. The front page has two stacks of column heads which include: "CHICAGO DESTROYED" "Most A... See More  

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:39

$665.00
178985

FORMOSA Taiwan EXPEDITION Henry H. Bell USS Hartford (1858) 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392692342697

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 24, 1867 * The Formosa - Taiwan Expedition * USS Hartford (1858) - Pacific Ocean The top of page 6 has one column headings that include: "THE FORMOSA DIFFICULTY" "Official Reports of the Fight Between the Crews of the Hartford and Wyoming and the Formosa Savages" and more. Text takes up about 2 1/2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 18, 2020 09:23

$33.00
178920

The GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Burning Conflagration Disaster w/ Map 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392684755841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1871 * The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 * Nice, early reporting w/ map Page 5 has a quite rare banner headline announcing: "FIRE AND DEATH IN CHICAGO." "The Most Disastrous Conflagration That Ever Occurred in America---Over One third of the City in Ruins---Map of the Destroyed City." The prime feature is the fully half page map showing the area of destruction with the balance of the page taken up with news reports on the fire, carrying over to take all of page 6 and near all of page 9. Page 6 has various column headlines on the fire, and most of the first column of page 9 is taken up wit some terrific heads. The last head notes: "As We Go to Press the Fire is Still Raging and Fears that... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:39

$116.00
178918

1ST PRACTICAL TYPEWRITER Machine Christopher Latham Sholes PATENT 1868 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372952073841

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 8, 1868 * Christopher Latham Sholes * Patent for 1st practical typewriter Near the back is a lengthy list of the: "Official Report of Patents and Claims Issued by the United States Patent Office for the week ending June 23, 1868." One of these is the patent for the very first practical typewriter, given to C. Latham Sholes, headed: "Type Writing Machine" with some descriptive text (see the photos for the full report). An inconspicuous yet historic report, and a keystone issue for any collector of early typewriters. Also of note is a front page article: "What Is Planchette?" with a print of one. Planchettes were used to produce mysterious written messages in the belief that suc... See More  

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Ends March 13, 2020 15:39

$62.00
178882

BROOKLYN BRIDGE East River New York City Under Construction PRINT 1877 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372951784035

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 10, 1877 * Brooklyn Bridge - East River * Under construction print The front page has a large illustration: "The Foot Bridge Over The East River, New York." as well as three diagrams relating to the construction of the foot bridge, and a report: "The East River Bridge." better known today as the Brooklyn Bridge. Sixteen pages, various foxing, generally good condition.

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Ends March 13, 2020 09:24

$53.00
178835

HORACE GREELEY Liberal Republican Party Presidential NOMINATION 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372949686042

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 11, 1872 * Horace Greeley presidential nomination * Liberal Republican Party founder Page 3 has nice one column headings that include: "THE PRESIDENT" "Greeley and Brown Nominated" "The First Ballot 686 To 47" and much more. Lengthy text. Complete with all 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 11, 2020 15:56

$38.00
178776

Very Rare KIT CARSON Frontiersman & Indian Fighter Portrait PRINT 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679914943

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867 * Kit Carson - frontiersman In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: "Christopher Carson, the Indian Agent". Note: this issue is missing half of the inside pages, so only 8 of 16 pages are present. But fortunately both pages relating to Kit Carson are present. Some dirtiness to the ftpg., some edge wear. A nice display issue.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:36

$65.00
178774

KIDDER FIGHT Massacre w/ Gen. George Armstrong Custer in Kansas 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392679913252

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1867 * re. Kidder Fight (Massacre) - Kansas * General George Armstrong Custer * 9 years before the Battle of Little Big Horn Page 10 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Operations of Custer's Command--The Massacre of Lieutenant Kidder and Ten Men..." (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little creasing, nice condition.

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Ends March 10, 2020 15:35

$33.00
178740

WILLIAM G. Gannaway "Parson" BROWNLOW Tennessee Governor Election 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944774032

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1867 * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow * Governor of Tennessee re-election victory Page 4 has an article headed: "THE TENNESSEE ELECTION" "Governor Brownlow Re-elected by Thirty Thousand Majority" and more. (see) Complete with 8 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice.

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:17

$33.00
178739

AMERICAN INDIAN WARS Native Americans Outbreak in Great Plains 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944771597

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 28, 1867 * American Indian Wars * Native Americans outbreak * Eyewitness account from the Plains The back page has a article headed: "OUR INDIAN TROUBLES" "CAUSES OF THE OUTBREAK" "The Whites as Much to Blame as the Redskins" and more. (see) Text takes up more than a full column. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:13

$33.00
178735

L. HARRIS HISCOCK George W. Cole Albany Legislature NY MURDER 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372944770219

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 5, 1867 * L. Harris Hiscock assassination * New York State Assembly - Albany * General George W. Cole The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "Terrible Tragedy In Albany" "A Member of the Constitutional Convention Shot Dead" and more. Complete with 12 pages, good condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 09:11

$33.00
178728

FRANZ JOSEPH I OF AUSTRIA Emperor & King of Hungary CORONATION 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392675002988

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1867 * Franz Joseph I of Austria * King of Hungary coronation The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE HUNGARIAN CORONATION" "Hungary Receiving Her King" "Francis Joseph and the Empress of Austria as King and Queen" and more. Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 07, 2020 08:56

$33.00
178712

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player New York Mutuals Jews 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674004491

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for New York Mutuals * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era The back page has a lengthy report on a baseball game between the New York Mutuals and the Brooklyn Atlantics. The report mentions Lipman Pike with his name also in the box scores. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:11

$33.00
178711

OMAR PASHA Ottoman Turkey Field Marshal Fighting in Candia CRETE 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392674002793

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 5, 1867 * Ottoman field marshal Omar Pasha * Fighting rebels in Kingdom of Candia (Crete) Page 4 has a heading: "Omar Pasha's Report of His Work in Candia" with the report on page 5 under: "The Eastern Question" Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, some staining with a few printing flaws, generally good.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:10

$29.00
178705

FORT WALLACE Kansas U.S. 7th Cavalry Massacre Cheyennes Indians 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392673997535

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1867 * Battle of Fort Wallace (Massacre) * United States 7th Cavalry * Cheyennes - Indians Page 4 has an article headed: "The Indian War" "Attack on Fort Wallace, Kansas--Thirteen Soldiers of the Garrison Killed" (see) Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:08

$33.00
178704

M. JEFF THOMPSON Confederate General as Yazoo MS Southern Editor 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372943752418

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1867 * M. Jeff Thompson * Confederate General * Southern editor Page 4 has a editorial for the Yazoo Banner in Mississippi headed: "Filibustering Preparations In The Gulf States" and "Gen. Jeff Thompson Pitching Into A Southern Editor" signed in type: M. Jeff Thompson. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:07

$33.00
178703

THE GREAT BOSTON FIRE Urban Conflagration Disaster 1872 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372943751687

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 13, 1872 * The great Boston Fire * One of most costly fires in U.S. history The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the huge Boston Fire with: "BOSTON ALIVE AGAIN" "Business Men Too Busy to Mourn Over Their Losses" and more. Page 3 has a large & detailed map headed: "BOSTON & THE BURNT DISTRICT. Diagram Showing the Location & Extend of the Great Fire of Sunday, Nov. 10". Page 2 has: "Visitors to the Yosemite Valley--New Facilities for Travelers, Artists & Photographers" (see). Twelve pages, nice condition.

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Ends March 06, 2020 15:07

$42.00
178661

DAVID LIVINGSTONE African Explorer FALSE DEATH by Vicious Savages 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392670844962

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1867 * Dr. David Livingstone death ? * African explorer Page 5 under: "Dr. Livingstone's Funeral" "Account of His Death and the Burial of His Body" is an erroneous account on the death of Dr. David Livingstone, the famous explorer. Livingstone actually died in 1873. The report suggests he was killed by African savages. Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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Ends March 04, 2020 15:18

$35.00
178504

ROBERT E. LEE Civil War Confederate General COMMANDER Death 1870 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372926274742

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1870 * Robert E. Lee death * Confederate leader Page 5 has various reporting on the recent death of Confederate General Robert E. Lee under the heading: "The Late Robert E. Lee" Text takes up over a full column. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:44

$62.00
178491

JOHN H. SURRATT re. Abraham Lincoln's Assassination TRIAL 1867 Old NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392652940547

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1867 * John H. Surratt trial * re. Lincoln's Assassination Page 10 has an article: "TRIAL OF JOHN H. SURRATT" The Legal Hitch In The Case" and more. Text takes up 2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 24, 2020 14:35

$33.00
178435

ROXBURY NEIGHBORHOOD Annexation to City of Boston 1867 Reconstruction Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650870360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 30, 1867 * Neighborhood of Roxbury * Annexation to city of Boston Page 7 has a brief report headed: "Annexation Of Roxbury To Boston" (see) Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178434

LIPMAN PIKE 1st Jewish Baseball Player Irvington New Jersey Jews 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650870166

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1867 * Lipman Pike plays for Irvington * 1st Jewish professional baseball player * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has reporting on two baseball games with box scores, one showing "Pike" playing for the Irvington team from New Jersey. (see) He is considered the very 1st Jewish professional baseball player. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, irregular along the spine, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178433

JEFFERSON DAVIS President of the Confederacy Released on Bail 1867 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650869996

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1867 * Jefferson Davis approved for bail * President of the Confederate States * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 3 has a lengthy report headed: "JEFFERSON DAVIS" "The State Prisoner Before the Circuit Court at Richmond" "The Court Fixes His Bail at $100,000" and more. (see) Text takes up about 3 1/2 columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:44

$33.00
178431

FAMINE Sufferings Despair in State SOUTH CAROLINA Post Civil War 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392650869043

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 4, 1867 * Famine & despair in South Carolina * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "Suffering In South Carolina" "Famine Among The People" and more with several letters for various regions of the State. Text takes up over 2 full columns. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:42

$33.00
178429

EARLY BOXING Bare-Knuckle Fighting for 176 Rounds in New Orleans 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372924771380

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 5 1867 * Early boxing with several rounds (176) * Jim Turner vs. Andy Duffy * Post Civil War reconstruction era Page 5 has a report headed: "THE PRIZE RING" "Desperate Fight In New Orleans" "Rounds 176--Time 2:57" and more. (see) A very early boxing match that lasted 176 rounds. This was in the bare-knuckle era. Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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Ends February 23, 2020 07:41

$33.00
178290

HENRY MORTON STANLEY Heart of African Nile Exploration w/ MAP 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372916567981

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 12, 1876 * Henry Morton Stanley * Africa exploration w/ map Page 2 is consumed by a very large map and descriptive text on Stanley's exploration of Africa, the map headed: "THE SOURCES OF THE NILE. New Map Showing Stanley's Explorations..." plus the first column has heads: "STANLEY" "His Last Letter form the Heart of Africa" "Inhospitable Natives" Thwarted in His Plans by the Kishakka" "Paralyzed By Famine" and more. This article takes the vast majority of the page. Another page has most of a column on "The Indian War". Ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 16, 2020 15:29

$55.00
178235

Very Rare TUCSON AZ Pima County Old West Arizona Territory 1875 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372915332194

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 * Very rare title Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache". Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, good condition.

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:18

$150.00
178230

CHRISTMAS Prints Thomas Nast SANTA CLAUS Harper's Weekly 1876 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392640046951

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 * Santa Claus - Christmas * Thomas Nast print Although there are several Christmas-themed print, perhaps the best is the large doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast (considered the creator of the modern version of Santa Claus) captioned: "The Watch On Christmas Eve" showing two children sitting in anticipation, by a fireplace. Small binding holes at the central fold. And equally as nice, and also by Thomas Nast, is the three-quarter page in the "Supplement" captioned: "Seeing Santa Claus" showing a young boy watching Santa Claus about to come down the chimney. This is a rather famous print. Complete in 20 pages with the Supplement, nice condition. The Santa Claus print in ... See More  

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Ends February 15, 2020 15:16

$160.00
177987

ABRAHAM LINCOLN Assassination Funeral BURIAL Springfield Illinois 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913713

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 6, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's burial * Springfield, Illinois funeral All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Abraham Lincoln with front page column heads including 'THE ASSASSINATION" "What the Government Can Prove" "A Crushing "Weight of Evidence" "Starling Developments to be Made!" "The Canadian Assassins" "OUR DEAD PRESIDENT" "Conclusion of Bishop Simpson's Address" "Scenes & Incidents" and more. Eight pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$78.00
177986

SEWARD'S FOLLY Purchase of ALASKA Russian-America William Seward 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392626913588

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK HERALD, June 21, 1867 * Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly * William H. Seward - Russia The top of page ten has: "Washington" "Proclamation by the President--Ratification of the Treaty With Russia" which formalized the controversial purchase of Alaska. The proclamation states in part: "Whereas, The Treaty between the United States...and His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias...is word for word as follows: 'This treaty has already been published, and cedes to the United States, immediately upon the exchange of ratifications, all of the Russian American possessions. In consideration of which the United States are to pay Russia, within ten months, seven million two hundred thousand dollars in gold....Now the... See More  

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Ends February 06, 2020 07:50

$176.00
177851

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392609842878

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Four pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 27, 2020 07:51

$58.00
177826

TIBURCIO VASQUEZ Los Angeles California Outlaw Robber CAPTURED 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514807

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 * Californio bandido * Los Angeles outlaw On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded." The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "The accounts of the capture of Vasquez...differ. The most reliable statement is that he was surprised while at dinner, with his weapons in another room. He received seven wounds in his attempt to escape....There is great excitement at Los Angeles. The jail is guarded by a strong force of men to prevent the escape or lynching of the prisoner..." plus a few details about the reward m... See More  

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:18

$55.00
177825

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372891514360

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 2, 1873 * Wreck of the RMS Atlantic (1st report) * Ocean Steamer - North American coast Over half of the front page contains the first report of this infamous marine disaster off the coast of Nova Scotia. The wreck of the ocean steamer Atlantic on a rock, about fifty yards from Meagher's Island, in the County of Halifax on the 1st April, 1873, will long be remembered as one of the most disastrous wrecks on the North American coast. Not only was the vessel and nearly all the cargo a total loss, but 545 people died, many with scarcely a moment's warning. See the photos for portions of the report. Twelve pages, very nice, clean condition.

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Ends January 26, 2020 10:17

$61.00
177765

CONFEDERATES FAILING Civil War Nearing the End Ulysses S. Grant 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372889079319

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, March 23, 1865 * Nearing the end of the American Civil War * Ulysses S. Grant & William T. Sherman * Quarrel between Jefferson Davis and His Congress Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Johnston Flying from the Combined Armies" "Raleigh Said to be Evacuated" "Rebels Reported Falling Back to Hillsboro" "Goldsboro Formally Occupied..." "GRANT" "Sounds of Army Trains Moving Within the Enemy's Lines" and much more. Page 5 has: "A DIVIDED SOUTH" "Quarrel Between Jeff. Davis and His Congress" "An Irrepressible Conflict Between the Legislative & Executive Departments of the Bogus Confederacy" and more. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 24, 2020 07:20

$31.00
177758

KKK Ku Klux Klan Activity in Wayne & Clinton County KENTUCKY 1873 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392603697243

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1873 The bottom of the front page has an article headed: "KuKlux In Kentucky" See image for text here. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:52

$30.00
177757

WAYNE COUNTY Seat WAR Centerville & Richmond Indiana 1873 NY Times Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372888105580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 30, 1873 * Wayne County Seat War * Centerville & Richmond Indiana The front page has an article headed: "Mob Law In Indiana" with subhead. See image for text here. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 23, 2020 14:51

$38.00
177725

African Explorer DAVID LIVINGSTONE I Presume Henry Morton Stanley 1872 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372883980062

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 4, 1872 * Dr. David Livingstone found * Henry Morton Stanley Page 5 has a nearly full column report "Livingstone's Rescue" with subheads "Herald Special Report from London" "Rejoicing and Excitement in England Over the News" "The Herald's Despatches Republished in Full" and more. Page 6 has a nearly full column report: "The Herald and Dr. Livingstone" with subhead: "Comments of the Press on the Latest Despatches". Within the report is the famous quote printed not once but twice: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?", one follows with "He, smiling, answered 'Yes' ". Complete in ten pages, very nice condition.

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Ends January 20, 2020 15:10

$138.00
177643

Rare BAKERSFIELD Southern California OLD WEST Circus Mollie Brown 1875 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392595221706

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, Oct. 15, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Large circus advertisement A very early newspaper from this city at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley. Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well. Page 2 has a very nice circus advertisement which features Mollie Brown, bareback somersault rider. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, wide margins, nice condition.

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Ends January 18, 2020 15:28

$45.00
177503

AUSTRO-PRUSSIAN WAR German Confederation vs. Austria BEGINS 1866 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392586490026

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NW YORK TRIBUNE, July 3, 1866 *Austro-Prussian War begins The front page has one column headings that include: "WAR !" "The War Actually Begun" and more with large map. (see) Nice for display. Eight pages, uncut, never bound, some creasing at the folds, otherwise very nice.

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Ends January 13, 2020 15:15

$34.00
177368

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Atrocities Henry Wirz TRIAL 1865 Phila. Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372872129349

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 23, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to Overthrow the Radicals" and much more. Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, two folds, foxing to an upper quadrant, generally good.

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Ends January 11, 2020 06:56

$29.00
177340

WRECK OF THE RMS ATLANTIC White Star Line Ocean Liner Steamer 1873 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372870052039

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1873 * Wreck of the steamship RMS Atlantic * William "Buffalo Bill" Cody ad The steamship "Atlantic" was a transatlantic ship which sank on April 1 off the coast of Nova Scotia, at the time the deadliest American maritime disaster with 535 people dead. Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the disaster, headed: "The Mars Head Wreck" "Operations of the Divers--Gloomy Search for the Dead--Carelessness or Criminality Regarding Valuables" and many subheads as well. Considerable details. Of added interest is a page 7 advertisement for "Niblo's Garden" theater which has: "Ned Butline's thrilling realism, The Scouts Of The Prairie...Hon. W. F. Cody...the original...Buffalo Bill...... See More  

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Ends January 09, 2020 15:16

$29.00
177308

Early BASEBALL Post Civil War Termed "NATIONAL GAME" of America 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840700

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated August 15, 1865 * Post Civil War baseball The back page of this issue has an article: "The Field" "Base Ball--Grand Championship Match" which has a detailed summary about a match between the Atlantic and Mutual clubs at the Capitoline Ball Ground, in Brooklyn. This also describes the scene with much talk about the crowd estimated at about 20,000. The summary also acknowledges that: "...Baseball is decidedly the National game of America..." and mentions that: "...the ladies platform [was] crowded with elegantly dressed ladies...". This also has details about the game and a box score. This is complete in 8 pages, nice condition save for a small stain on the ftpg.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$52.00
177307

SUSAN B. ANTHONY National Woman's Suffrage Constitution Meeting 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372869840370

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1874 * Early Women's suffrage meeting * Susan B. Anthony Page 5 has an article headed: "WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE" "Last Day Of The Convention" "...Miss Anthony's Plea For The Cause" Text takes up a full column. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.

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Ends January 09, 2020 10:27

$32.00
177228

ANDERSONVILLE PRISON Georgia Henry Wirz TRIAL & Early Baseball 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372864489341

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1865 * Andersonville prison * Henry Wirz trial * Early baseball The front page has: "ANDERSONVILLE. The Wirz Trial Yesterday" and more. Page 5 has a rare report of a baseball game on the White House lawn, under: "The Field--Base Ball" which begins: "The base ball tournament was continued today in the rear of the Presidential Mansion..." with much commentary on the fine fielding of each club, including: "...O'Brien never fielded better than in this game He took every ball that came to him and made some excellent fly-catches...". Included is the box score. Eight pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 15:28

$48.00
177203

SUSAN B. ANTHONY Illegal Voting Vote Trial Guilty 1873 New York City Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392570593030

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1873 * re. The Susan B. Anthony trial The front page has a very small and discrete one column heading at the bottom of the last column: "The Case of Miss Susan B. Anthony--Prosecution Suspended" which is a brief mention of her recent indictment for illegal voting. Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends January 04, 2020 11:32

$27.00
176956

TUSCUMBIA Colbert County Alabama TORNADO Storm Disaster 1874 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392547270118

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 24, 1874 * Tuscumbia, Alabama tornado disaster The front page has one column headings: "A DISASTROUS STORM" "Tuscumbia, Ala., Partially Destroyed" "Eleven Persons Killed...." Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

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Ends December 21, 2019 15:24

$42.00
176679

KKK Ku Klux Klan United States U.S. Congress Investigation 1872 NYC Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392534350777

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1872 * KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation * United States Congress Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of detailed reporting on the KKK, headed: "THE KU-KLUX" "Report of the Joint Committee of Congress". This was the first formal and in-depth federal investigation of this white supremacist society which sought to deprive former slaves of the rights & freedoms promised by Reconstruction. Subheads include: "Origin of the Ku-Klux" "Condition of the [Blacks]" "How to Keep the [Blacks] in the Republican Party" "Only Partial Success In Suppressing the Ku-Klux" "Amnesty Recommended" The Existence of the Ku-Klux Organization Practically Denied". A very notable issue. Eight pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2019 07:20

$56.00
176494

Rare SHAKERS VILLAGE New Hampshire NH New York 1876 Newspaper Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392520130761

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE SHAKER, Shakers, New York, and Shaker Village, New Hampshire, May, 1876 * Uncommon title A monthly publication "Published By The United Societies" for folks in the Shaker community, quite famous today for the style of furniture they produced. This issue has much religious-related content. Eight pages measuring 9 1/2 by 13 inches, great condition.

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Ends December 05, 2019 15:02

$32.00
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