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670019

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670019

July 12, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 12, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue has on the ftpg: "Building a Bridge Over the Chickahominy River & The Adjacent Swamps, Under the Guns of  the Enemy". War reports on page 3, and page 5 has a print of: "Boardman's ... See More  

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$36.00
671524

Battle of Cedar Mountain...

Item #671524

August 22, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862  This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant Dash on St. Helena Island--Capture of 36 Prisoners--A Yankee Lieut. Colonel Killed" "From Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Bar... See More  

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$92.00
671489

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #671489

September 08, 1862

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 8, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War.

Memphis was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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$238.00
671587

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi...

Item #671587

October 31, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 31, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the articles are: "The Feeling in England in Regard to the War" "A Northern Opinion of Southern Society" "Fighting for our Rights in the Union--The Northern Democrats" "General Butler to be Looked After" &quo... See More  

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665995

Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #665995

December 08, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1862  The front page features a large map headed: "THE POSITION OF EASTERN VIRGINIA" showing from Norfolk to Staunton.

Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "Operations in Western Virginia" "A Rebel Camp Surprised & Captured" "No Loss on the Union Side" "Destitute Condition of the Rebel Army" "They ar... See More  

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637512

Civil War illustrations at a reduced price...

Item #637512
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of five issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfigurements, yet more than half off the regular price.  Great for research, classroom use, and still include many Civil War related prints - especially if you do not mind the minor condit... See More  

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$99.00
649242

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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649300

From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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$46.00
671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863  The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence" "Additional From The Nort... See More  

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670318

Map of Charleston Harbor...

Item #670318

April 01, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPENING FIGHT OFF CHARLESTON - Scene of Action Between the Union Iron-Clads & the Rebel Batteries".

Among the first column heads: "The Fight At Charleston" "The Keokuk Destroyed by a Torpedo" "Tremendous Fire of the Rebel Batteries on the Iron-Clads" and much mor... See More  

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665981

Rebels have entered Washington, N.C...

Item #665981

April 09, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1863  The ftpg. has a nice Civil War map headed: "INVESTMENT OF WASHINGTON, N.C. - The Position of The Rebel Works--Partial Blockade of the Pamlico River" with related text.

The ftpg. also has a graphic of an "unfamiliar" flag flying on a rebel boat. One column heads including: "The Attack On Charleston" "The Bombardment Hourly Exp... See More  

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666001

Civil War map... Capture of Jackson, Mississippi...

Item #666001

May 19, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863  The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayo... See More  

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671506

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #671506

July 03, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1863  A terrific front page with great and graphic coverage of the first day's battle at the very significant Battle of Gettysburg.

The ftpg. includes two war-related maps headed: "The Battle Of Gettysburg. Scene of the Battle of Wednesday, July 1--The Cavalry Fight." and the other headed: "Our Occupation of Carlisle, Pa. The Barracks and Gas Works... See More  

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172694

Moving on to Gettysburg...

Item #172694

July 18, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1863  The full front page is a print: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--The 100-Pound Parrott Gun of the 'Richmond' at Work". Inside has another fullpg. with 2 scenes: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--A Mortar Schooner at Work" & "Scene of General Paine's Assault on Port Hudson--carrying Off Our dead & wounded... See More  

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671517

Letter signed by Abraham Lincoln...

Item #671517

December 04, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 4, 1863  Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Great War Meeting" "Letter From President Lincoln" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "The War In Tennessee" "General Grant's Movements Still Contraband" "Rumored Demonstrations By the Rebels" "Bragg Reported Reinforced by Gen. Joe Johnston&q... See More  

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671521

John Hunt Morgan escapes jail and is back in the field...

Item #671521

January 12, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 12, 1864  Among the front page items relating to the war are: "The War News", "Reading For Congress", "Scarcity of Fuel" "From the Rapid Ann" "Conscription of the Substitute Men". Also on the front page is a nice signed in type by: John H. Morgan, beginning: "Soldiers--I am once more among you af... See More  

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671522

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #671522

February 23, 1864

RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864  The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads.

The back page has a lengthy editorial, this one focused on the ... See More  

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666355

With the lengthy "Supplement" issue as well... Battle of Mobile...

Item #666355

February 27, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 27, 1864  As noted in the masthead, this is the: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces". The front page has much under the heading: "The Military Situation". Articles inside include: "Mobile & Its Defences" "The Grog Ration in the Navy" "The Campaign in the Southwest" "Florida & the... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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671490

Last state-of-the-union address of the Civil War...

Item #671490

December 07, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1864  Almost the entire front page is taken up with Abraham Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address, taking up 5 of the 6 columns and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln.

The top of the first column has: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The Executive's Views and Recommendations" "An Increase of Naval Force on the Great Lakes" &qu... See More  

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671534

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671534

December 16, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 16, 1864  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Savannah Probably Fallen" "Kilpatrick Rumored Mortally Wounded", "NASHVILLE" "A GREAT BATTLE YESTERDAY" "GEN. THOMAS DEFEATS HOOD" "The Rebels Driven from Their Intrenchments" "The Battle Not Yet Ov... See More  

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671112

The Civil War in Tennessee... Attack on Fort Fisher...

Item #671112

December 29, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "The Fruits Of Gen. Thomas' Great Victory" "Latest From Sherman" "A New Movement On Foot" "Expedi... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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669804

Creating billiard balls...

Item #669804

March 04, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1865  The front pages features a nice print of a: "Lathe For Turning Billiard Balls" with a lengthy article taking over one-third of the page. A nice issue for any billiards or pool collector.

Inside has an illustrated article: "Allen's Supporter For Fractured Legs".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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668555

The capture of Richmond, in an anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #668555

April 07, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 7, 1865  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the other showing slaves being emancipated.

A fine issue from the closing days of the Civil War. The most notable content is the report on the capture of Richmond which includes: "Rejoicin... See More  

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671588

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...

Item #671588

April 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel" "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue" and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black.

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668795

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...

Item #668795

April 24, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865  All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Severa... See More  

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667965

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #667965

April 29, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President ... See More  

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671593

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...

Item #671593

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  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... See More  

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671594

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...

Item #671594

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  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... See More  

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671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government ... See More  

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649309

Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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649285

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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671639

Sale of Colored convicts prohibited in Maryland...

Item #671639

February 06, 1867

DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 6, 1867  Among the front page column heads are: "From Maryland" "Passage of a Law Prohibiting The Sale of Colored Persons". The report is rather brief, headed: "Maryland--Sale of Colored Persons Prohibited--Education of Colored Children" reading in part: "...Both houses passed a bill prohibiting the sale of... See More  

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671457

Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more.

The same page has over a full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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669958

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #669958

June 25, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 25, 1867  Page 3 has a report headed: "Indian Depredations" concerning their interrupting  the construction of a railroad: "...says the Indians have driven the railroad grading parties into Fort Hooker...a considerable amount of stock had been driven off...is feared all will leave unless they are better protected..." and more... See More  

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671463

Perhaps the best publication for any baseball collector...

Item #671463

November 28, 1867

THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Nov. 28, 1867  A very rare & desired title by any baseball collection as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball.

Edited by the legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before changing its name to the 'American Chronicle' (which in turn lasted only 31 more)... See More  

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669934

Trio of issues on the Fetterman Massacre...

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December 27, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 27, 28, 1866 and Jan.  4, 1867  A trio of issues each containing a report on the Fetterman Massacre in Wyoming.

The battle involved a detachment of the U.S. Army based at Fort Phil Kearney to protect travelers on the Bozeman Trail. A group of ten warriors acted to lure soldiers into an ambush. All 81 men under the command of Captain William J. ... See More  

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671583

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

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April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in ... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

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SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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649272

From the Oneida Community...

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THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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649290

From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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672794

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

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June 25, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper compos... See More  

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670262

Illustrated newspaper from Australia...

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January 23, 1871

THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871  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 transpo... See More  

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671512

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

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September 20, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1871  Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated.

Complete as a 4 page issue... See More  

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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649288

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. One from each year, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. We sell individually for $28+ each. You get 5 for less than half price.... See More  

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