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193314

CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE Battle of Balaclava Crimean War PRINT 1854 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373732047087

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 18, 1854  * Charge of the Light Brigade illustration * Battle of Balaclava - Crimean War The front page contains not only a nice article but a great illustration on the famous "Charge of the Light Brigade" from during the Crimean War. The article is headed: "The Battle Of Balaclava" which carries over to page 2, and the print is captioned: "The Light Cavalry Charge at Balaclava" with a separate, related article on page 2. There are more articles and more illustrations on the Crimean War in this issue. A fine opportunity for a European report of one of the more notable European battles of the 19th century. Complete 24 pg. issue in very nice, clean condition.

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Ends October 23, 2021 14:41

$127.00
193325

Early 1852 CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH w/ Sutter's Mill & Coloma CA PRINTS Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393593580987

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852  Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California". There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was made in the country...picture of California representing the Mission of San Carlos, one of the noted localities of the gold country & from whence are have returned enriched with fortunes...". Other prints include: "View of the Baptist Theological Institution, Newton, Mass." on the ftpg; "View of the Court House at Pittsburgh, Penna."; and two prints concerning the fire department ... See More  

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Ends October 01, 2021 08:06

$52.99
193292

EARLY BASEBALL Post Civil War Cincinnati Red Stockings REDS PRINT 1869 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373731829144

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 3, 1869  * Very early baseball team illustration * Cincinnati Red Stockings - Reds The front page features an article on "Henry J. Raymond" with a large illustration of him. A full page illustration "Peace - Finale, Boston, June, 1869". Certainly the best print is a very nice half page: 'The Picked Nine of the Red Stocking Baseball Club, Cincinnati' showing ten players in uniform with some equipment. Another half-page illustration is the "Farewell Dinner to Hon. A. G. Curtin, at the Academy of Music, Philadelphia, June 12, 1869". Half of a centerfold: 'View of the City of Boston, Massachusetts, from the South' is very displayable plus 'International Regatta - The Harvard Crew Trainin... See More  

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Ends September 30, 2021 09:40

$174.99
193246

Great Actor EDWIN BOOTH Illustration & NYC Fire Department PRINTS 1866 Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 393589744863

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866 * Actor Edwin Booth * NYC fire department * Prints - illustrations Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issue.  Also:  'Mounted Messengers Attacked by Indians on the Plains'. and nearly fullpg. with 3 scenes: 'Underground Railroads' in London.  Nice fullpg. 'Map of Alabama' Complete in 16 pages, a little margin wear and small tears, minor foxing, generally in good condition.

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Ends September 29, 2021 14:12

$109.99
193245

Best BOB DYLAN Very 1st Public Gig AD Rare1961 Greenwich Village Voice Newspaper


eBay Auction Item # 373730905714

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 20, 1961  * Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman * Very 1st public performance advertisement * Gerde's Folk City music venue in Greenwich Village An exceedingly significant newspaper which offers witness to the birth of the music career of the legendary Bob Dylan. And perhaps no better title exists for this content. Indeed, this notice may only have appeared in the Village Voice. First, it is worth noting that "The Village Voice" was an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly. Founded just 6 years previous in 1955, the Voice began as a platform for the creative community of New York City. Page 10 has an advertisement for Gerde's F... See More  

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Ends September 29, 2021 13:58

$699.99
192280

Great 19th Century BASEBALL PRINT "Double Play" Harper's Weekly 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393497410886

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886  * Collectible 19th century baseball print The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a full page: "Unveiling the Statue of Senator Hill at Atlanta". But the prime print is certainly the terrific & very displayable full page captioned: "A Double Play--First League Game, New York Against Boston, April 29" which shows a game in progress, showing the entire infield and a play about to be made on a runner at second base (see). This is one of the better baseball prints to be h... See More  

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Ends September 10, 2021 07:53

$275.00
191702

Great WINE MAKING Auxerre France PRINT in Old 1856 Illustrated London Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373655411426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 22, 1856 * Great wine making illustration The large double page centerfold print is captioned: "The Vintage In France" which is a great wine-themed print, folding out to measure about 15 by 21 inches. Other prints include several scenes of a flood on the Ganges River in India, a full page with 3: "Sketches Of Moscow" and more. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends August 20, 2021 11:08

$57.00
191255

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393418784412

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

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Ends July 30, 2021 06:54

$132.00
190281

Rare FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE Crimean War Modern Nursing Illustration 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373583411735

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 30, 1856  * Rare Florence Nightingale illustration Close to half of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Miss Nightingale's Carriage at the Seat of War". Page 2 has an article with the same heading. This is the famed Florence Nightingale, who came to prominence while serving as a manager and trainer of nurses during the Crimean War, in which she organized care for wounded soldiers. She gave nursing a favorable reputation and became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in the persona of "The Lady with the Lamp" making rounds of wounded soldiers at night. This issue has a nice centerfold on the Crimean War: "Evacuation of the Crimea by the Allies...Balaclav... See More  

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Ends June 17, 2021 14:37

$38.00
190280

AUSTRALIAN EMIGRATION Emigrants on Ship Scenes PRINTS 1849 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393330252858

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 20, 1849  The front page shows: "The Islington New Market". Inside has 4 prints on the: "Gold Mine In Brazil". Perhaps the best prints are the five showing: "Scenes On Board an Australian Emigrant Ship" with related text, all taking two pages. Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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Ends June 17, 2021 14:37

$56.00
190240

Early MARK TWAIN Samuel Clemens' Clipper "Hornet" Report w/ PRINT 1866 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373580048842

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  * Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * Clipper "Hornet" disaster report * First national headline for Twain The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Burning of the Clipper 'Hornet' ". Another source notes that Mark Twain was in Hawaii at the time the boat of survivors arrived and he reported on the event, interviewing several survivors, a story that this issue of Harper's Weekly published with the illustration giving Twain his first national headline. There is no mention of Twain in the printed article or the caption of t... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2021 13:33

$75.00
190225

Nice Rare SLAVERY AUCTION Slaves Sale at Richmond Virginia PRINT 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373579900264

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: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 27, 1856  A lengthy article titled: "Sketches In the Free & Slave States of America" includes two pages filled with ten related prints, most showing African-Americans. A few are captioned: "Negro Expulsion From Railway Car, Philadelphia" "Slaves Waiting for Sale, Virginia" "The Negro Reveille, Charleston" and the most significant captioned: "Slave Auction at Richmond, Virginia" being a one-third page... See More  

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Ends June 14, 2021 10:07

$320.00
189675

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373551628040

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, May 7, 1859  * Rare title w/ great masthead This is one of the more ornate & beautiful masthead, featuring a 3 masted ship with several embellishments. The ftpg. shows: "Iron Bridge Across the Goomtee, at Lucknow, India" and: "Princess Frederick-William of Prussia & the Infant Prince". Eight pages, nice, displayable condition.

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Ends May 22, 2021 11:02

$36.00
188734

First PRINT Illustration of a U.S. PRESIDENT in a Periodical 1844 ILN Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373499655041

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 23, 1844   * 1st illustration of a U.S. president in a periodical The front page begins with an article: "The American Presidency" carrying over to page 2, with some interesting commentary on the American democratic election process including; "...almost the only remaining instance of the elective principle applied to creating the head of a state. It has been abandoned by the monarchies of Europe...If it is found to work well & tends to promote the strength, peace, & unity of the States, we hope it will long continue...". Also of note are the front page prints of: "Mr. Polk Candidate for the Presidency" and: "Mr. Clay, Candidate For the Presidency" as well as a larger print: ... See More  

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Ends April 15, 2021 15:30

$165.00
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
188205

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393153194681

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

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Ends March 24, 2021 08:36

$37.00
187994

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134705324

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

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:26

$157.00
187993

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


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393134704916

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

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Ends March 16, 2021 08:26

$58.00
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
187537

CHRISTMAS in Civil War Army Camp WINSLOW HOMER Print & More 1862 Harper's Weekly


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373443794184

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 4, 1862  * Winslow Homer Christmas print The full front page is a notable Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Boxes in Camp, 1861". Among the prints inside are a full page with 4 scenes of a: "General view of Ship Island, showing the Landing of General Phelps's Brigade"; a full page: "Bird's-eye View of the Coast from Savannah, Ga. to Beaufort, S.C."; nice doublepage centerfold is a large: "General Bird's-Eye View of Washington & Vicinity". Other prints include: "Green River Bridge, Kentucky" and two prints on: "Gen. Burnside's Expedition".  This issue also contains  "Charles Dickens' New Christmas Stories" taking nearly 5 pages. The back page has two cartoons, one a villainy rendition... See More  

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Ends February 28, 2021 09:15

$84.00
187499

Bronze STATUE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Boston Dedication Print 1856 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393111587716

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 25, 1856  * Statue of Benjamin Franklin (statue) The front page has a nice print of: "Statue of Dr. Franklin, Just Erected in Boston, U.S." A related article is on page 2: "Inauguration of the Statue of Dr. Franklin at Boston, U.S." which has much detail on it. This quite famous statue still stands in Boston, although removed from the original location to the front of City Hall. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends February 27, 2021 15:17

$38.00
187182

Famed Africans SLAVER Trade Ship WILDFIRE Negroes CAPTURED 1860 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393100489892

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1860  * Famous slaver "Wildfire" capture * African slave trade print fame Page 2 begins with: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars  in Regard to the Bark Wildfire and Her Cargo" with the report taking over half a column. The text begins: "The bark Wildfire, with a cargo of over 500 Africans on board, was captured..." with considerable detail on this famous slave ship. Further on: "...the negroes on board raised a loud yell in token of their pleasure...is said that this cargo would have been valued at $600,000 if landed in Cuba..." and much more. This slave ship became famous at the time due in part to a print of the slaves on board which appeared in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Wee... See More  

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Ends February 18, 2021 07:36

$55.00
187136

Great 1886 STATUE OF LIBERTY Bedloe's Island Dedication 22 x 33 Inch PRINT


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373428472419

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old print: SUPPLEMENT TO FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 27, 1886  Despite its flaw, this is a terrific, dramatic, and huge print of: "The Bartholdi Statue Of Liberty, On Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor" at night time. A quite rare print which I don't believe we have offered before. It measures 22 by 33 inches. There are numerous archival repairs to the blank reverse, plus some loss at the right side of the centerfold, and to a portion of the caption at the bottom margin. A small, repaired piece at the top margin.

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Ends February 14, 2021 15:29

$287.00
186741

FREDERICK STUART CHURCH Thanksgiving Bears Illustration Print 1886 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074579233

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886  * Artist Frederick Stuart Church * Thanksgiving bears illustration Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For". But certainly the most notable & desired print is the doublepage centerfold in the "Supplement" attached which has: "Preparing For A Thanksgiving Dinner--Drawn by F. S. Church", the print showing the 4 bears, as was a common theme of this famed artist. This Supplement issue is rarely found due to the desirability of this pri... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:18

$88.00
186739

Rare Manhattan JEWISH SYNAGOGUE Judaica Jews Orthodox PRINT 1853 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578430

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853 * Rare Jewish synagogue illustration * Congregation Chasam Sopher * Judaica - Jews - Judaism Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication. Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." and a related article: "Synagogue of the Jews". This "Rodolph Sholom" synagogue was located on Clinton between Houston and Stanton Streets in lower Manhattan but is now the congregation Chasam Sopher. Google.com notes: "This is the oldest building in Manhattan b... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:17

$70.00
186737

CURRIER AND IVES Baseball Game Post Civil War Hoboken NJ PRINT 1865 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393074578056

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  * Famous Currier and Ives baseball game print The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York. The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club Of Brooklyn And The Mutual Club of New York, At Hoboken, August 3--The Mutuals Catching Out Atlantics On A Foul Ball". There is also a report headed: "Base-Ball Match For The Championship". This game was the subject of a famous Currier and Ives print called "The American National Game". Also of... See More  

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Ends January 29, 2021 07:16

$183.00
186603

Rare MELBOURNE Australia Great Masthead ENGRAVING 1869 Newspaper AUSTRALASIAN


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064892155

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871  * Uncommon title from Australia... * Incredible masthead...  great for display. Quite difficult to come by this title which is formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but with an obvious emphasis on Australian life. Very decorative masthead. And of special note: above the dateline is: "Published Expressly For Transmission By R.M.S. Rangoon" meaning this edition was created specifically for transport elsewhere, likely to England & other parts of the Commonwealth. Among the prints: "Geelong Wharf  During the Wool Season" "Highland Spots...Grounds of the St. Andrew's Hospital, Emerald Hill, Victoria" "Evening, Hobson's Bay" "Natives of the Northern Territory,... See More  

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:15

$68.00
186589

BRIGHAM YOUNG Mormons & Winslow Homer PRINTS 1859 Harper's Weekly Newwspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393064885941

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 * Brigham Young - Mormons * Winslow Homer - West Point Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City". Inside has two gambling-themed illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smaller illustrations: "The Amphtheatre" and "The Ward".   This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

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Ends January 21, 2021 12:08

$138.00
186177

P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrations Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373372629275

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853  * Published by P. T. Barnum Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ball of the New York Fire Department..." "The Seals of Jerusalem" a nice town view of: "Concord, New Hampshire with 5 smaller prints including "The Residence of General Pierce" Sixteen pages, various foxing, archival repair inside, generally good. Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, less than ... See More  

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Ends December 30, 2020 15:29

$30.00
185815

BLACKWELL'S Roosevelt ISLAND Insane Asylum Nellie Bly Fame PRINT 1876 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373337301956

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876  * Blackwell's Island insane asylum  * Nellie Bly fame A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore" in India. Complete in 28 pages, great condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$42.00
185814

USS MERRIMACK LAUNCHING Ironclad Warship CSS Virginia Fame PRINT 1855 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393015712625

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855  * USS Merrimack launching * CSS Virginia ironclad warship fame * Battle of Hampton Roads fame The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be refitted to become the ironclad ship in the Confederate navy and would engage the Monitor in the very first battle of ironclads, opening a new era in naval warfare. Other prints within include: "Departure from Suez Once the Resident of Napoleon Bonaparte" "Island of Ivica" "Island of Majorca" "Lake Dunmore House at Salisbury, Vermont" "Bayonet Drill of the...Cadets...on Boston Common" plus more. Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends December 13, 2020 15:13

$38.00
185083

DEMOCRATIC PARTY Democrats Pro-Segregation Racists Platform PRINTS1869 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392980308716

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: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869  * The Democratic Party platform * Democrats are racists - anti-black * 19th century illustration - print The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of the issue shows a one-third page illustration 'St. Anthony Falls D... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2020 14:14

$88.00
184564

6 P.T. Phineas T. Barnum Circus Fame as a Publisher 1853 Illustrated Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392953759755

Offered are 6 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853  * Published by P. T. Barnum A lot of six different issues of this scarce title, all from the first 6 months of its existence. P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last but 48 issues. Each issue has various prints of event, scenes, and other curious topics. Each is complete in sixteen pages and in good condition.

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Ends October 22, 2020 07:33

$69.00
184531

ENGLISH CRICKET TEAM Surrey 11 & Battle of Bull Run Va. PRINTS 1861 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373226064259

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861  * The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America) Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team. Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run". Other prints include: "Regatta at Halifax Harbor, Nova Scotia" "General View of Sydney, New South Wales" and more. Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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Ends October 21, 2020 09:55

$53.00
184519

MEDICINE LODGE TREATY Kansas Plains Indians & Government PRINTS 1867 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392952219279

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  * Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Council on Medicine Lodge Creek", "The Peace Commissioners & Indians Going to the Great Council Grounds..." and: "Chiefs of Comanche and Kiowas Signing the Final Peace Treaty". There is a related article as well. Other prints of interesting include: "Laying the Nicolson Pavement in St. Louis" "The Dike...Bergen Hill, New Jersey" "View from East Newark, N.J..." "... See More  

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Ends October 21, 2020 08:48

$77.00
183744

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE Utah Mormons & Pike's Peak Gold PRINTS 1859 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373149049601

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859 * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Magenta' at Jones's Wood, New York". A full page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations "The White Mountains - The Ride" and "The White Mountains - All Aboard!". This issue also contains a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, re-glued at the spine, never-trimmed margins, a few discrete archival mends inside, go... See More  

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Ends September 14, 2020 11:52

$120.00
183186

CHICAGO WHITE STOCKINGS Sox Team w/ Cap Anson PRINT Illustration 1885 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392880626444

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 * Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 3 has a very nice half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). Another print shows children dancing around the May Pole, plus a halfpg. montage of 7 prints of "Decoration Day at Antietam--Scenes on the Battlefield." Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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Ends August 21, 2020 07:29

$157.00
182606

Great EARY BASEBALL Player at Bat COLOR Cover Print 1914 Leslie's Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392858452536

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: LESLIE"S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 2, 1914 See the photo for the terrific, color cover on this issue, featuring a baseball player at bat. A terrific item for display. Such color covers rarely survived, hence quite scarce. Very nice condition, although with a rather discrete inked stamp near the top just under the wing of the eagle--almost unnoticeable. Complete with all 20 pages.

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Ends August 01, 2020 09:58

$75.00
182453

LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN (Posthumous) w/ Famous Print & Charleston 1865 Magazine


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392853022426

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1865 * Life of Abraham Lincoln (posthumous) Articles within this issue are "Prison-Life" which is from Charleston, South Carolina and contains several illustrations; "Washoe Revisited"; "Heroic Deeds of Heroic Men - VIII - A Railroad Adventure"; "Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln" which features an illustration of "Abraham Lincoln at Home" [which is the same illustration found on the front cover of Harper's Weekly of May 6, 1865 -- him with his son, Tad]; and other articles and stories. Under the "Monthly Record of Current Events" is the news of the surrender of Johnston's army and the charging of the persons for the assassination of President Lincoln. This is co... See More  

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Ends July 26, 2020 13:36

$80.00
181895

Rare BATTLESHIP Ornate Masthead Gleason's Pictorial PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373073381125

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Nov. 12, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead This title has one of the more beautiful & ornate mastheads of the 19th century, plus each page is bordered with an anchor & chain devise (see). The front page has prints of: "Madam Novello, the Celebrated English Singer" and a: "View In Calcutta, East Indies" with related articles. The back page has a: "Curious Chinese Drawing of An English War Steamer". Eight pages, good condition.

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Ends July 03, 2020 15:09

$26.00
181703

Nice MARK TWAIN Samuel Langhorne Clemens Duotone PRINT 1900 Harper's Weekly News


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392815362922

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 15, 1900 * Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens See the photo for the great two-color cover portrait of "Mark Twain" as drawn by William Nicholson. The inside cover shows a photo of: "The Aldine Club Dinner to Mark Twain" and the double page centerfold is a great illustration captioned: "A Surprise Party to Mark Twain by his Characters" from his many books. A very displayable issue with this great Twain content. The complete issue, nice condition.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:05

$125.00
181702

WINSLOW HOMER Illustration Print & John Brown 1859 Harper's Weekly Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373066451160

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 26, 1859 * American painter Winslow Homer print * re. John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry Arguable the most desired print is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer: "Fall Games--The Apple Bee". Other prints within include: 'En Route for Harper's Ferry' with just a brief bit of text; a half page: "The Royal Road to Learning - The Prince of Wales at Oxford"; a full page: "The Fall Games - The Elephant". The back page has: "A Premature Movement" showing John Brown talking to a Black man. This issue also has a serialized portion of "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens. Complete in 16 pages, never-trimmed margins, a bit of foxing & minor margin wear, generally nice.

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Ends June 27, 2020 15:04

$116.00
181360

1865 PHILADELPHIA BASEBALL GAME Athletics vs. Atlantics w/ PRINT 1865 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373053619795

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 31, 1865 and HARPER'S WEEKLY, November 18, 1865 * 1865 Philadelphia Baseball Game A two issue set containing a report of famous baseball game, and a print of it. Page 5 of the Times has: "The Great Base Ball Match The Atlantics Against the Athletics--The Atlantics the Victors". Details from the one paragraph summary include: "The Atlantics made eleven fly-catches and two home runs, and the Athletics eight fly-catches and one home run. The Atlantics were skunked once, and the Athletics four times...". Mentions there was an immense crowd, that the weather was pleasant, and the game lasted 3 1/2 hours. This includes the box score. Other news of the day and advertisements are within. The Harper's W... See More  

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Ends June 15, 2020 12:21

$125.00
181233

Lot of (9) HARPER'S WEEKLY Pre Civil War Illustrations PRINTS 1859 NY Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392797827416

Offered are 9 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York A lot of 9 complete issues with dates: July 30; August 6; Sept. 10, 17; Oct. 8, 29; Nov. 19, Dec. 3, 31, all in 1859. All issues are mostly loose at the spine and have a bit of irregularity at the margin as they were never bound nor trimmed. Even toning and perhaps some stray tears. Actually nicer than a "2nd rate" lot as prints within are generally nice. A wealth of fine items here including issues with John Brown & Harper's Ferry content, with the retail value (in nice condition) totaling $515. See our website as all are listed, priced, with a full inventory of prints. We offer this lot at a dramatically discounted price.

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Ends June 13, 2020 07:09

$165.00
180955

Lot of (16) HARPER'S WEEKLY Pre Civil War Illustrations PRINTS 1859 Newspapers


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392783742475

Offered are 16 original, historic, & collectible old newspapers: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York A lot of 16 complete issues with dates: Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 12, 19; March 5; April 2, 9; May 14, 21, 28; June 18; July 2, 9, 23, all in 1859. All issues are mostly loose at the spine and have a bit of irregularity at the margin as they were never bound nor trimmed. Even toning and perhaps some stray tears. Actually nicer than a "2nd rate" lot as prints within are generally nice. A wealth of fine items here including a Winslow Homer, with the retail value (in nice condition) totaling $675. See our website as all are listed, priced, with a full inventory of prints. We offer this lot at a dramatically discounted price.

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$200.00
180954

WINSLOW HOME Skating At Boston Harper's Weekly PRINT 1859 Illustrated Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373038912970

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 12, 1859 An incomplete issue as it is lacking half of the pages, but present is the desired full page print by Winslow Homer: "Skating At Boston" which is in nice condition (see photos).

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Ends June 01, 2020 11:59

$43.00
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Rare BATTLESHIP Gleason's Pictorial Ornate Masthead PRINTS 1859 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392715320108

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 11, 1859 * Rare title w/ great masthead The front page has illustration of: "Victor Emmanuel, King of Sardinia" and a nice print: "View Of A Fleet of United States Men-of-War". Prints inside include: "Sheep Shearing in Australia" "Transport of Wool From the Blue Mountains, Australia" and two others. Eight pages, ornate masthead features a large engraving of ship, with nice embellishments in the margins, good condition.

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Ends April 05, 2020 08:17

$36.00
179263

NELLIE BLY Elizabeth Jane Cochrane TRIP AROUND THE WORLD Prints 1890 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967716438

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 8, 1890 * Nellie Bly - American journalist * Around the World - welcome home prints Although there are many prints within this issue, arguably the most interesting is the half page print captioned: "Around The World In Seventy-Two Days and Six Hours--Reception of Nellie Bly at Jersey City on the Completion of Her Journey" which has two prints of her, one in an inset showing her being presented a golden globe. There is another inside showing the train arriving in Philadelphia. Another page has a related article headed: "A Wonderful Achievement". Other prints in this issue include: "The Shut-Down in the Anthracite Coal Region of Penna.--A Colliery Accident..." "Views in the ci... See More  

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:05

$168.00
179261

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW Irish Playwright - Novelist - Writer DEATH 1950 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372967716225

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 11, 1950 * George Bernard Shaw death * Essayist, novelist, writer The entire inside front page is taken up with a photo of George Bernard Shaw, with the caption beginning: "The Age's Premier Playwright, Wit and Revolutionary: Mr. George Bernard Shaw, the Doyen of English Letters, Who Died as Dawn Broke on November the Second, in this 95th Year.". Pages 2 & 3 have many photos from his life. Great to have this report in a British newspaper. The double pg. centerfold is a color print of Venice. Complete issue, with the original outer wrappers, great condition.

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Ends March 27, 2020 09:04

$43.00
179120

GREAT CHICAGO FIRE Illinois Disaster Illustrations PRINTS 1871 Old Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392696266130

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here). A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: "A Prison Van Discharging At The Tombs". Included also is the "Supplement" issue which features a full page Nast cartoon: The Good-For-Nothing in Miss Columbia's Public School". The complete issue, some wear at margins, generally good.

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Ends March 21, 2020 08:43

$74.00
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