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Rare 1850 Magazine Journal by Author Writer Charles Dickens American Literature


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394408273150

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, Nov. 23, 1850 * Charles Dickens publication This 24 page issue is in nice condition and measures 6 x 9 inches. This was a weekly journal which was conducted by Charles Dickens as noted in the masthead. This magazine has mainly literary reading (stories, poems etc.), some by Charles Dickens himself. wikipedia notes: "On 21st January 1846 Charles Dickens published the first edition of his new radical newspaper, The Daily News. The newspaper was not a great commercial success and Dickens resigned as editor. However, he was determined to create a means where he could communicate his ideas on social reform and in 1850 he began editing Household Words. The weekly journal included articles o... See More  

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Ends February 05, 2023 08:08

$19.00
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1853 Bound Volume Magazines by Author Writer Charles Dickens American Literature


eBay Fixed Price Item # 394232804381

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: Bound volume of  the periodical "HOUSEHOLD WORDS conducted by Charles Dickens" (as noted in the masthead of each issue), London, containing 26 weekly issues dating from March 5, 1853 thru Aug. 27, 1853. Household Words was published every Saturday from March 1850 to May 1859. Theoretically the paper championed the cause of the poor and working classes, but in fact it addressed itself almost exclusively to the middle class. The journal contained a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. A large amount of the non-fiction dealt with the social issues of the time, a focus of Charles Dickens throughout his career. Complete in over 600 pages, 6 1/4 by 9 3/4 inches, still has the original green, publisher's bindings with gold ink at ... See More  

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Ends October 07, 2022 12:43

$165.00
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MARK TWAIN LETTER re. Shah of Perisa's Visit to London England 1873 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393512174580

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 11, 1873 * Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens letter * Shah of Persia visit to London, England * Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar Page 3 has a letter by Mark Twain with many headings that include: "SHAH'D" "Mark Twain Hookd the Persian Out of the English Channel'" and more. (see) The letter takes up almost 2 columns and is signed in type: Mark Twain Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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Ends September 16, 2021 14:43

$36.00
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
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MARK TWAIN Samuel Clemens Honorary Degree from OXFORD UNIVERISITY 1907 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 373562278137

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1907 * Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens * Receives honorary degree from Oxford University The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "MARK TWAIN GETS HIS DECREE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 8 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine, two small library stamps within the masthead, generally very nice.

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Ends May 30, 2021 13:12

$40.00
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CHARLES DICKENS 100th Birthday Celebrated w/ Fictional Characters 1912 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 393230127063

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 29, 1912 * Charles Dickens 100th birthday celebrated * English writer novelist - fictional characters The top of page 2 has a three column pictorial showing some of Dickens' fictional characters with heading: "Dickens' Famous Characters Come To Life on Centenary of Master's Birth" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Complete with 14 pages, two small library stamps within the masthead, irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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Ends May 01, 2021 14:35

$38.00
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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
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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
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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
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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
173857

MARK TWAIN'S "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer DEATH 1928 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392322359540

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1928 * Laura Hawkins Frazer death (1st report) * Childhood sweetheart of Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens * "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FRASER DIES; CHUM OF TWAIN" with subheads that include: "The Becky Thatcher of Famous Humorist's Books Succumbs at the Age of 91" and more. (see) First report coverage on the death of Laura Hawkins Frazer, inspiration for Becky Thatcher in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication. Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

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Ends July 28, 2019 07:35

$48.00
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Thomas Wilson DORR REBELLION Rhode Island Democracy Election Rules1842 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 392172072684

Offered is an original, historic, & collectible old newspaper: NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, May 21, 1842 * Dorr Rebellion - Rhode Island arsenal attack Pages 2, 3 & 4 contain a great deal on the Dorr Rebellion, including a lengthy "statement" to President John Tyler concerning the state of affairs in Rhode Island as a result of the Dorr Rebellion, with his response signed in type: John Tyler. Including as well are documents from R.I. governor Samuel W. King, as well as two letters signed in type by Thomas W. Dorr himself. Else where is a fine letter signed by: Charles Dickens concerning the need for enforcement of an international copyright law, endorsed by other British writers. Included is a response to Mr. Dickens signed by: Thomas Carlyle. Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 1... See More  

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Ends December 12, 2018 15:26

$47.00
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