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604843

Magazine by Charles Dickens... An issue from 1851-1853...

Item #604843
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More  

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649284

Magazine by Charles Dickens... An issue from 1851-1853...

Item #649284
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More  

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208711

Discovering lime...

Item #208711

May 03, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 3, 1851  On pg. 2 under Interesting And Important Discovery is a report discussing the discovery "...of and valuable mineral, Phosphate of Lime, occurring in large quantities in Hurdstown, near the...Morris Canal, in New Jersey..." and more.

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209166

Ocean steamers...

Item #209166

May 22, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 22, 1851. Page 2 report taking two columns and a bit more: Ocean Steamers The Rise, Progress and Condition of American Ocean Steam Navigation. News of the day. Small hole in the second leaf, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.

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206974

Earth rotation study...

Item #206974

May 31, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 31, 1851  Ftpg. article: "To Make Artificial Marble And Stone". Also under "Communications" are three letters: "Rotary Motion Of The Earth" "M. Foucaults Demonstration Of The Earths Rotation" "Mr. Foucaults Experiment". Lite rubbing on the front page. 

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211783

1851 Grand Masonic Hall Song...

Item #211783

June 13, 1851

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 13, 1851 Pg. 2 has an Ode Sung at the Dedication of the Grand Masonic Hall at Indianapolis. News of the day includes: "The Woman's Right's Convention" "Flood In The Mississippi" "Horrid Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. First leaf has a few very small holes, one a slightly affecting two words in the ode.

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204091

Gold Miners....

Item #204091

July 22, 1852

THE DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., July 22, 1852 Topical item on the front page: "Gold Miners Lament". Subscribers name written in the upper margin, minor fold tear at the spine, archival mends to two tears on page 2, lite wear, two lite stains in unrelated text.

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208978

Grizzly Bear Attraction...

Item #208978

September 29, 1852

NEW HAMPSHIRE PATRIOT AND STATE GAZETTE, Concord, Sept., 29, 1852. The back page has: The Grisly Bear of California with the report beginning: One of the greatest attractions at the late Ohio State Fair, was a big Grisly Bearfrom the Pacific coast... 4 pages in nice condition.

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597640

For the medical world...

Item #597640

November 01, 1852

THE NEW YORK MEDICAL TIMES, Nov., 1852  As the title would suggest, almost entirely taken up with medical news & reports, including; "Case of Luxation of Both Hip Joints" "Proceedings of Societies" "Letters on Syphilis" and other items. Disbound, 32 pgs., 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 in., great condition.

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153057

A Quaker publication...

Item #153057
FRIEND'S INTELLIGENCER, Philadelphia, 1853  A Quaker magazine with a wide variety of content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Sixteen pages with occasional foxing, 7 by 10 inches.

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153248

Early engraving of the old Capitol building...

Item #153248

January 01, 1854

THE PEOPLE'S JOURNAL, New York, 1854  A curious little periodical which features a great engraving of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. before the new dome was erected during Lincoln's administration. Contains a wide range of content with many illustrations within. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have th... See More  

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222605

An unused document from the mid-1800's...

Item #222605

January 01, 1854

An interesting "Quite-Claim" document, printed but never used so not dated on the front save for the printed portions as seen in the photos below, although curiously there is a date on the reverse of 1854. Measures about 8 1/2 by 14 inches, very nice condition.

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597058

Four issues with front page prints...

Item #597058

January 01, 1854

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADVOCATE, New York, 1854 A group of four issues each with a different print on the ftpg. including the cathedral of Milan, the city of Venice, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and the Astor Library. Each issue is complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, ornate masthead, 10 by 13 1/4 inches, good condition

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209882

Electing a President in 1854...

Item #209882

January 07, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NYC, January 7, 1854. This 8 page newspaper is in good condition. A page 4 article is headed: "ELECTING A PRESIDENT" which talks about the changes in the process of electing the President of the United States. Other articles include: "DISASTER AT SEA" "CENTREVILLE, RHODE ISLAND" and much more. Many advertisements as well.

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546866
Item #546866

April 01, 1854

THE MOTHER'S ASSISTANT & YOUNG LADY'S FRIEND, Boston, Massachusetts, April, 1854



* Uncommon title

* Parental themed magazine




Has content designed to aid in "domestic education" and promote "parental responsibility" using the Bible as a guide. Octavo-size, 32 pgs., some wear, & tattered a bit at the edges. Still has original pink wrapper.... See More  

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206040

Ticonderoga...

Item #206040

May 27, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, May 27, 1854. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts : May, ftpg. - Various illus. from the Crystal Palace - Eastwick's Vi... See More  

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209863

1854 Lawrenceburg IN Women Temperance...

Item #209863

June 07, 1854

INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Ind., June 7, 1854 This 4 page newspaper is in good condition. The back page has: An Address Delivered before the Daughters of Temperance...of Lawrenceburgh. By Mrs. Pauline E. Christian What Has Woman To Do In The Temperance Reformation? Other articles include: "Prohibitory Liquor Law" "Baby Show in Canada" and much more. Many interesting advertisement... See More  

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210270

Exploring The Missouri River 1854...

Item #210270

June 22, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NYC, June 22, 1854. This 8 page newspaper is in good condition. A page 6 article is headed: "RAMBLES UP THE MISSOURI" which tells of a boat trip up the Missouri River, two thousand miles to Yellow Stone. Other articles include: "KANSAS" "THE NEW TERRITORIES" and much more. Many advertisements as well.

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205746

Springfield Massachusetts...

Item #205746

August 19, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, August 19, 1854. This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the following woodcuts: Philadelphia, ftpg. - Springfield, Massachusetts - New arsenal at... See More  

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201021

Early Baby Show Montpelier VT 1854...

Item #201021

October 27, 1854

WALTONS DAILY JOURNAL, Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 27, 1854 Taking all of the ftpg. is a report: "National Baby Show" "Young America In Arms". Pg. 2 report: "Additional Particulars Concerning The Fate Of Sir John Franklin And His Companions". Small folio-size, in good condition.

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222101

1854 Montpelier Vermont...

Item #222101

November 02, 1854

WALTONS DAILY JOURNAL, Montpelier, Vt., November 2, 1854.

 

* 19th century Montpelier Vermont



Mostly advertisements, a few topical items and news from the state legislature. An uncommon title from the capital of Vermont. Small folio-size, 4 pages in nice condition

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553185
Item #553185

January 01, 1855

Unknown Title  (print only) circa 1855



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title and date of this lithograph is unknown. This is a tinted lithograph entitled "View of Sangre De Cristo Pass - Looking Northeast from Camp North of Summit, Aug. 11th".



The size is approximately 11.5 by 8.5 inches.



NOTED: This is showing "Lith by A. Hoen & Co, Balto" and internet information sta... See More  

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553189
Item #553189

January 01, 1855

Unknown Title  (print only) circa 1855



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title and date of this lithograph is unknown. This is a tinted lithograph entitled "Summit of the Nearest Ridge South of Grand River - Traversed in passing around lateral Canones 12 O'clock, September 12".



The size is approximately 11.5 by 8.5 inches. This print has some lite dirtiness.



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208683

John Greenlief Whittier...

Item #208683

January 11, 1855

COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Albany, N.Y., Jan. 11, 1855 Bkpg. has a poem: Maud Muller by John Greenlief Whittier. Quarto-size, 16 pgs., the bkpg. has some foxing, with just a bit in the poem.

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222463

4th of July Fireworks...

Item #222463

July 10, 1855

NEW YORK HERALD, July 10, 1855.

 

* 4th of July Fireworks Display



Front page report: "The Fourth Of July Fireworks Grand Exhibition in the City Parks--Immense Concourse of People--Fun and Frolic in the Crowd--An Alarm of Real Fire, and General Excitement--Glorious Wind Up, and a Good Deal of Smoke." Has the Order Of Arrangement and detailed description of the fireworks.

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150758

Item #150758

December 08, 1855

BALLOUS PICTORIAL, Dec. 8, 1855 Ftpg. illus. of: "William M. Thackeray". "Sketches in Spain" includes 7 illus. including "The Royal Palace at Madrid". Bkpg. has a "General View of Newport, R.I." taking less than 1/4 pg. Text also.

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153049

Official proceedings of Congress...

Item #153049
THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE, Washington, D.C., 1856  This was essentially the "Congressional Record" of the day, recording all the: "Official Proceedings of Congress" as so noted in the dateline.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 9 by 12 inches and contains 16 pages, n... See More  

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221946

Item #221946

January 01, 1856

The Evansville Daily Journal dated circa 1856.



This is a multi-framed layout. This includes the title from the masthead of the newspaper; an article on the nomination of Millard Fillmore for president; two separate advertisement listings; plus the newspaper name and year from the volume binder.



The overall matted size approximately is 18.75 x 24 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of g... See More  

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553338
Item #553338

January 01, 1856

Unknown Title  (print only) circa 1856



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title and date of this lithograph is unknown. This is a tinted lithograph entitled "Light House, Point de Galle, Ceylon.



The size is approximately 11.5 by 8.5 inches. This print has some very lite dirtiness and two fold creases toward the lower left corner area. Please refer to the photos for m
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553339
Item #553339

January 01, 1856

Unknown Title  (print only) circa 1856



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title and date of this lithograph is unknown. This is a tinted lithograph entitled "Temple at Tumai, Lew Chew".



The size is approximately 11.5 by 8.5 inches. Please refer to the photos for more details.



NOTED: This is showing "Ackerman Lith 379 Broadway N.Y."

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553342
Item #553342

January 01, 1856

Unknown Title  (print only) circa 1856



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title and date of this lithograph is unknown. This is a tinted lithograph entitled "Napha from Bamboo Village".



The size is approximately 11.5 by 8.5 inches. This print has very lite dirtiness, otherwise is in nice condition. Please refer to the photos for more details.



NOTED: This is s... See More  

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206847

Sunday School...

Item #206847

January 26, 1856

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADVOCATE, N.Y., Jan. 26, 1856 Mostly religious-related content, with a few illustrations and a nice religious-themed masthead. Quarto-size, 8 pgs., traces of foxing. Uncut.

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200013

1866 Early Concord Issue...

Item #200013

August 09, 1856

NEW HAMPSHIRE STATESMAN from Concord NH and dated August 9, 1856. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition (except for small ad clipped out on the 2nd leaf) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New Hampshire city.

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548805

Sunday School newspaper for children...

Item #548805

November 08, 1856

SUNDAY SCHOOL ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 8, 1856



* Sunday School newspaper for children



Has religious-related content for young folks. Some illustrations and an ornate masthead.



Small folio-size, 4 pages, large are of staining, some lite foxing.

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548043

Robert John Walker...

Item #548043

July 22, 1857

WASHINGTON UNION, Washington D.C., July 22, 1857 



* Kansas troubles 

* Robert John Walker 




Page 2 has a "Proclamation" addressed "To The People Of Lawrence", signed in type: R. J. Walker, the Governor of the Kansas Territory.



A page 2 report about the visit of the "railroad excursionists" includes a letter signed in type: James Buchanan.

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548444

All aboard for Cape May...

Item #548444

August 08, 1857

WASHINGTON UNION, Washington D.C., August 8, 1857



* Cape May via railroad advertisement

* Pre civil war news from Nation's Capital




Page 3 has an ad for passenger service to Cape May via the Washington Branch Railroad. Has details about departure and schedules, connections and ticket prices, as well as carriage hire "on the island".



News of the day includes: "Later Fro... See More  

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597479

Sale of Indian lands...

Item #597479

September 16, 1857

THE WASHINGTON UNION, Washington, D.C., September 16, 1857  See the photo for the back page "Proclamation" permitting the sale of Indian lands in the Kansas Territory, previously held in trust by the U. S. Government. The proclamation is detailed and takes about a 1/3 of the column. It is signed in type: Franklin Pierce. Complete in four pages and is in good condition.... See More  

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200226

1857 Issue from Newburgh...

Item #200226

September 23, 1857

DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated September 23, 1857. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.

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150807

Item #150807

December 09, 1857

THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Ind., Dec. 9, 1857 "The Presidents Message" on pg. 3 is an editorial that analyzes & critiques. A few edge tears.

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153068

An early illustrated newspaper...

Item #153068

January 01, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS OF THE WORLD, London, 1858  Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly, with an ornate masthead and several illustrations throughout. Basically British content and scenes, although other content as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 11 by 16 inches and cont... See More  

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200073

1858 Diary of A Sportsman...

Item #200073

February 18, 1858

PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Feb. 18, 1858 Ftpg. has: "A Winter In Florida: Extracts From The Diary Of A Sportsman". Narrow piece clipped from text of an inside leaf, minor loss to two lower corners inside, a few foxing spots, occasional foxing as well.

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206823

Newburgh New York...

Item #206823

March 06, 1858

DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated March 6, 1858. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then.   A nice issue from this Southern New York town.

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200069

1858 Early Newburgh New York Issue...

Item #200069

March 10, 1858

 DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated March 10, 1858. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.

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151514
Item #151514

January 01, 1859

HALL'S JOURNAL OF HEALTH, New York, January, 1859 Contains tips and anecdotes for healthy living, plus various topical reports. Octavo-size, 12 pgs. browned a bit, otherwise good. A volume I issue.

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152002

Item #152002

January 01, 1859

GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, from Maine, 1859. This newspaper is filled with stories, news and from 1859 showing what life was like during that time in history.

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612648

Phonetic reform & teaching...

Item #612648

January 01, 1859

TYPE OF THE TIMES, Cincinnati, January 1, 1859  As noted in the masthead this is: "Devoted To Education & Social Improvement". This little periodical is from a time when shorthand (invented in 1837) and phonetic spelling were popular movements. Some of the content in the back portion of this issue are printed in the Phonetic Alphabet (see photos).

Sixteen pages, 6 3/4 by 10 inc... See More  

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151067

Very decorative & displayable masthead...

Item #151067

April 09, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 9, 1859  Talk about an ornate masthead--see the photos for not only one of the larger mastheads, but one of the most ornate and handsome to be had of the 19th century. Nice & quite large illus. of a 3 masted ship, with other embellishments.

This issue has many tears at the edge, a few extending into the prints or text, but fortunately ... See More  

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203945

The Kentucky Giant...

Item #203945

May 07, 1859

DOLLAR WEEKLY MIRROR, Manchester, N.H., May 7, 1859 On page 2 under "Scissorings" is a brief report about the death of James D. Porter at Portland, Kentucky. Says he was known as the "Kentucky Giant" because he stood 7 feet 9 inches tall. Page 3 has an illustrated business ad for "Ambrotypes, Photographs & Daguerreotypes"

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549194

A new poem by Tennyson...

Item #549194

July 26, 1859

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, NY, July 26, 1859



* English Poet Alfred Tennyson

* 1st Baron




On page 2 under "Tennyson' New Poem" is a report about Tennyson's new poem, "The Idylls of the King". A lengthy poem taking most of the page. Tennyson added to this poem in 1869 & 1872, and completed the great work in 1885.



Other news of the day includes: "The State Of Ita... See More  

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211851

1859 Pike's Peak Frauds...

Item #211851

September 12, 1859

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 12, 1859



*Pike's Peak Frauds...



Page 5 letter to the editor: "Pikes Peak" "The Alleged Frauds At Pikes Peak & The Charges Against Mr. Greeley". Other news of the day includes: "News From Utah Territory" "Fires" "Probable Murder" and much more. Several interesting advertisements as well. 8 pages in good condition.
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