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680617

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...

Item #680617

April 19, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral of The Martyred President" "An Imposing & Solemn Ceremony" "The Body Lying In State" "The Whole Country In Mourning" "The Conspirators Tracked"... See More  

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$210.00
679511

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

Item #679511

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.

It is quite unusual to find front page menti... See More  

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679510

Lincoln's funeral & the end of the Civil War...

Item #679510

April 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865  A wealth of column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston" "General Sherman Aware of the Assassination of Mr. Lincoln Before the Conclusion of the Conference" "Johnston Originally Proposed to Surrender on the Terms Allowed Lee&q... See More  

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679509

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...

Item #679509

May 21, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "Interesting Details of Their Capture" "Amusing Scenes at Jeff. Davis' Tent" "Tears & Lamentations" "South Carolina - The First Peace Meeting" "T... See More  

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668553

The phrenology of Lincoln, written before his death...

Item #668553

June 02, 1865

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, June 2, 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.

All of pages 1 and 2 are taken up with lengthy, continued coverage of the: "American Anti-Slavery Society". Other reports include: "Imp... See More  

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679513

Civil War ends in South Carolina... Lincoln's conspirators...

Item #679513

June 07, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865  The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Progress of Reconstruction" "The Army & Navy" & more. The back page has: "THE TRIAL" "A Witness for the Prosecution Charged with Corrupt Motives" "... See More  

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677928

Trial of the Lincoln assassination conspirators...

Item #677928

June 22, 1865

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 22, 1865  The front page has a nice stack of one column headlines concerning the trial of the assassins, including: "THE CONSPIRACY ! " Payne & Atzeroth!" "Doster's Argument in Their Behalf" "He Confesses that Payne Attempted Mr. Seward's Life" "He Acknowledges Him to Be Sane" "The Assassin Believed ... See More  

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669616

A crank-motion shuttle sewing machine...

Item #669616

September 16, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 16, 1865  The front page has an article with 2 prints of: "Earle Harry Smith's Crank-Motion Shuttle Sewing Machine".

The balance of the issue is taken up with various articles on the latest inventions and mechanical improvements, a few with illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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666568

Great account of the closing events of the Civil War....

Item #666568

November 29, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 29, 1865  Page 2 has: "Wade Hampton to the People of South Carolina" and page 3 has: "JOURNEY OF THE CONFEDERACY" "The Dissolution of the Confederacy--Davis' Flight to Danville--Scenes at Danville--Sacking of the City--Society Dissolved--Scenes at Greensboro...Davis and Staff at Supper--Lincoln's Assassination...The Grave of&nb... 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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$60.00
679520

From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...

Item #679520

February 09, 1866

THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 9, 1866  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War.

Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and the deathbed of the Confederacy. On November 22, 1860, a meeting was held at Abbeville, at a site since dubbed "Secession Hill", to launch South Carolina's secession from the Uni... See More  

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679566

Very early surfing print...

Item #679566

April 07, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 7, 1866  Included is a nearly half page print captioned: "Surf Swimming at Hawaii, Sandwich Islands" with a related article having the same title.

The print shows women lying on boards riding the surf, but none standing on them. This would have to be one of the earlier images of surfing and surfboards to be found, let along ... See More  

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675689

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675689

April 21, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 21, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 3, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Equable Clime of Cal... See More  

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680661

Restoration after the Civil War...

Item #680661

August 17, 1866

NEW-YORK TIMES, August 17, 1866 



* Post civil war restoration 

* Bringing back America as a whole
 



The front page has the following headlines: "Restoration And Peace" "Results of the National Union Convention" "Address to All the People of the Union" "The Convention's Declaration of Principles" "Sketch of the Concluding Proceed... See More  

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675111

The first full-fledged Broadway musical...

Item #675111

September 12, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 12, 1866  A terrific and  historic issue relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook".

As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations, ... 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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675669

Supreme Court acts on the "Test Oath" required of ex-Confederates...

Item #675669

January 16, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1867  Page 3 has two reports concerning the controversial "Ironclad Oath", which essentially prevented political activity of ex-Confederates soldiers & supporters by requiring all voters & officials to swear they had never supported the Confederacy.

A case arose in Missouri involving a Catholic priest who was indicted for preaching without ... See More  

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669920

General Custer in pursuit of the Cheyenne Indians...

Item #669920

April 22, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 22, 1867   Page 3 has a report headed: "The Indians" which reports in part: "...met by over 300 chiefs & warriors who professed a desire for peace; but the same night the whole tribe abandoned their village...Gen. Custer's Cavalry were sent in pursuit...Indications point to a confederation between the Cheyennes & Siou... See More  

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675647

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...

Item #675647

October 23, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning the Indian situation mentioning the Navajos, Apaches, and Utahs.

Page 6 has: "The Pacific Railroad" "Railroad Contractors Compelled to Carry On War--The Kansas Indians Fighti... See More  

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677124

Large & unusual Presidential campaign cartoon...

Item #677124

September 19, 1868

THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL, Ohio, Sept. 19, 1868  The front page features a terrific, large & quite unusual anti-Seymour political cartoon (ran against U.S. Grant for President), with two column heads: "Spirit Of The Southern Democratic Press" "Rebel Illustration of Scenes When Seymour Is Inaugurated" "Immigrants From Ohio To Alabama Warned Of Their Doom" &quo... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
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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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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649290

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

Item #649290
(5) 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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649272

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272
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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678808

Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #678808

October 28, 1871

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871  Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in Front of the Briggs House...".

Inside has more with two half page prints; "The Great Fire at Chicago" and a great & dramatic doublepage centerfold: "...Panic-Stricken Citizens Rushing...Carrying the... See More  

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
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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676355

Death of Kamehameha V, monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii...

Item #676355

January 16, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 16, 1873  The top of the front page has a nice article: "The Death of Kamehameha V "Appearance of the Body While Lying in State--Ceremonies on the Occasion".

He reigned at the fifth monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii & was described at the last great traditional chief. The article takes over half a column.

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677061

The Wall Street panic of 1873....

Item #677061

September 21, 1873

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1873  The front page has: "The Panic In Wall Street" "The Course Of The Government" "A Review Of Yesterday's Events". Various related reports take most of the front page.
Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.

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679334

Trouble with the Mollie Maguires...

Item #679334

June 10, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 10, 1875  The full front page is a political cartoon: "Cutting Themselves Off From The Party". Page 4 has 4 prints relating to the article: "The Mining Troubles - Prospectus of the Ending of the Strike--The Collision at Mahanoy City" with the prints captioned: "The Outbreak in the Pennsylvania Mining Region".

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675837

Broadside issue reports that Hayes is the winner...

Item #675837

March 02, 1877

THE MILTONIAN, Milton, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1877  A great broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" issue with over half of the issue taken up with the Presidential election of 1876.

It was one of the most contentious presidential elections in history and gave rise to the Compromise of 1877 by which the Democrats conceded the election to Hayes in return for an end to Reco... See More  

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679324

The first issue from this scenic coastal town...

Item #679324

October 06, 1877

THE MENDOCINO BEACON, California, Oct. 6, 1877  A quite rare title from this little community sitting on the scenic cliffs overlooking the Pacific north of San Francisco, now a popular tourist town and artist's community. It is also the fictional "Cabot Cove" of the popular television series "Murder, She Wrote"

This is the volume 1, number 1 issue. 

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675640

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...

Item #675640

June 08, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians".

The report notes in part: "...Five men scouting up the Braneau Valley found...settlers gathered at Robinson's ranch...valley had been raided by Indians...Colonel Bernard with sixty cavalry are ... See More  

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675609

A fine report of the White River Massacre...

Item #675609

October 29, 1879

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1879  Over half of the first column of the ftpg. has: "The White River Massacre" :safety of Mrs. Meeker and the Women and Children of the Agency--Details of the Tragedy".

This was the White River Massacre, also known as the Meeker Massacre. This was part of a series of conflicts that began when the Utes attacked an Indian agency o... See More  

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649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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$89.00
649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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649271

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #649271
(10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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677226

Nine issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...

Item #677226

November 27, 1880

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York  A lot of 9 issues dated April 21, 1874; June 20, 1874; Sept. 16, 1874; March 27, 1876; Sept. 3, 1880; Nov. 27, 1880; Dec. 20, 1882; March 31, 1883; and April 23, 1883.

This was a full folio-size, illustrated newspaper of the day, one of just a few which existed. Each issue has a full front page print--typically a political cartoon--plus other prints inside and on... See More  

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$98.00
649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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$90.00
649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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$65.00
676354

Shooting of President Garfield...

Item #676354

July 08, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, July 8, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

Page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with: "... See More  

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638658

Gamblers from the Wild West...

Item #638658

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 has: "Frontier Gamblers" "The Games & Dealers of the Wild Southwest" & more. An interesting article on one of the iconic profe... See More  

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$29.00
649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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679251

The Oklahoma land boom...

Item #679251

April 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City" plus there is a related article on an inside page. Inside also have a one-third pg. print: "Indian Territory - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - General Hatch's U.S. Cavalry ... See More  

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680657

Fire fighting...

Item #680657

May 23, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885



* Fire Fighting



The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Buildings". The article inside is titled "Unexplored Branch Of The Fire Escape Problem". There is an article with an illustration both titled "A Mammoth Steam Snow Shovel" pl... See More  

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$31.00
668252

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668252

May 29, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 29, 1886  A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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$39.00
674782

A periodical for spiritualists...

Item #674782

August 20, 1886

THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, August 20, 1886  A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead.

Articles include: "The ind in Relation to Spiritual Manifestation" "Mr. Goodfellow's Materializations" & much more.

 The very gr... See More  

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$86.00
674784

A journal of agriculture in Florida...

Item #674784

May 23, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, May 23, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, very nice condition.

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