Catalog 325 - released for December, 2022...


Catalog 325
 (for December): This latest offering of authentic newspapers is comprised of over 300 new items, a selection which includes the following noteworthy issues: the Battle of Gettysburg (in a Confederate newspaper), Lincoln’s famous Cooper Union speech, the Oxford Gazette dated in 1665, the Custer Massacre, a Revolutionary War map from 1776, Isaiah Thomas’s famous ‘Massachusetts Spy’ (1776), and more.

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Catalog 325 - released for December, 2022...

<b><a data-link-type="web" href="https://www.rarenewspapers.com/list?utf8=%E2%9C%93&amp;page=&amp;q%5Bquery%5D=catnew+catw&amp;q%5Bsearch_method%5D=Any+Words&amp;q%5Btext%5D=catnew+catw&amp;list_results_format=standard&amp;sort=items.date&amp;sort_direction=ASC&amp;per_page=200"><br /> Catalog 325</a></b>&nbsp;(for December): This latest offering of authentic newspapers<b> </b>is comprised of over 300 new items, a selection which includes the following <a href="https://www.rarenewspapers.com/list?utf8=%E2%9C%93&amp;page=&amp;q%5Bquery%5D=catnew+catprev&amp;q%5Bsearch_method%5D=Any+Words&amp;q%5Btext%5D=catnew+catprev&amp;q%5Bprice_range_start%5D=250&amp;q%5Bprice_range_end%5D=100000&amp;list_results_format=standard&amp;sort=items.price&amp;sort_direction=DESC&amp;per_page=100">noteworthy issues</a>:<strong>&nbsp;the Battle of Gettysburg (in a Confederate newspaper), Lincoln&rsquo;s famous Cooper Union speech, the Oxford Gazette dated in 1665, the Custer Massacre, a Revolutionary War map from 1776, Isaiah Thomas&rsquo;s famous &lsquo;Massachusetts Spy&rsquo; 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688805

On the Lincoln assassination trial...

Item #688805

May 16, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1865  The front page has many first column heads concerning the trial of the conspirators involved in Abraham Lincoln's assassination, including: "THE TRIAL" "The Indictment Against the Assassination Conspirators" "Booth's Intimacy with Arnold & O'Laughlin Proven" "The Scene in Front of the Theatre on the Evening of t... See More  

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$65.00
688527

Harvard's 'special' commencement on the end of the Civil War... Slavery abolished in Georgia...

Item #688527

July 25, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1865  The entire front page features the coverage of "HARVARD" "Culmination of the Grand Commencement" which concludes on the back page.

Although the Civil War had not formally concluded, Harvard's Commencement Week, celebrated the end of the Civil War and honored the Harvard alumni who had served and died in it.
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$65.00
688528

Yale's commencement honoring the soldiers of the Civil War... 19th century baseball...

Item #688528

July 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 27, 1865  Most of the front page is taken up with: "YALE COLLEGE" "Novel Episode in Commencement Festivities" "A Day Devoted to the Honor of Yale's Patriotic Sons" "The Boys Come Marching Home--Their Appearance" "The Procession & the Address of Rev. Dr. Bushnell" with more.

Some years later a proper memorial was c... See More  

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688529

Clara Barton at the infamous Andersonville prison...

Item #688529

August 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1865  The front page has: "From Brownsville" "Troops Across the River with Rebel Officers at their Head" "Cortinas's Latest Movement" and: "The Surratt Mystery" and; "Our Returning Heroes" with more. 

Page 4 has over half a column on the famed Clara Barton visiting the Andersonville prison camp: "Miss B... See More  

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$33.00
688525

Was Jeff. Davis starving Union prisoners?

Item #688525

August 23, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1865  Among the front page articles: "Jeff. Davis & the Starvation of Union Soldiers" which includes mention of the infamous Andersonville prison. Also: "Virginia" "Decapitating the Volunteer Officers...".

Inside includes: "The Wirz Trial" "The Trial of Jeff. Davis" "President Johnson" "His St... See More  

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686186

Focused on the Internal Revenue & Customs offices...

Item #686186

October 28, 1865

THE INTERNAL REVENUE RECORD & CUSTOMS JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 28, 1865  A rather uncommon title with content as the title would suggest.

Eight pages, 9 1/2 by 12 inches, four small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition. 

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$26.00
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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$70.00
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
688747

California described, and its wine growing capacity...

Item #688747

June 27, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, June 27, 1866  Nearly half of page 3 is taken up with a terrific & very detailed account of the state of California, headed: "Domestic Correspondence" "California" "Vineyards on the Pacific  Coast--Their Character & Extent--Artificial Irrigation--The Wine-Growing Capacity of California". A great & early account.

Eight pa... See More  

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688753

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #688753

September 29, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Includes an article headed "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.

The... See More  

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675677

Descriptive article on a trip to Colorado...

Item #675677

October 03, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 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: "A Trip To Colorado--Final Adventures In the Middle Park". The report takes 1 ... See More  

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$31.00
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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688804

Early San Francisco...

Item #688804

August 03, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 3, 1868  A wide variety of news reports both local and regional and a huge quantity of ads as well.

Four pages, a very large size newspaper, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$31.00
684869

Possibly the first Jew lynched within the United States...

Item #684869

August 17, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1868  The front page has: "Murderous Outrage at Franklin, Williamson County, Tenn. - Two Men Shot Dead" which is the account of the killing of a Jewish shop owner and his black employee by 15 masked men on horseback.

The shop owner, Samuel Bierfield, is believed to be the first Jew lynched within the United States.

Eight pages, slightly irregular at the sp... 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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$26.00
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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$40.00
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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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
(50) 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 combina... See More  

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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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630991

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #630991
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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636875

Nice collection of Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #636875
(7) HARPER'S WEEKLY lot of 7 issues of the 1860's-1880's each with a full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, and other Nast or non-Nast prints inside. A blend of 1st rate and better than 2nd rate issues. A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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688809

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...

Item #688809

April 09, 1870

LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, April 9, 1870  A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. It is a single sheet newspaper with the front entirely in French while the reverse is in English save for the advertisements, most being in French.

Folio size, wide margins, toning, nice condition. A bit fragile so it should be handled carefully.

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684697

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #684697

May 31, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Summit Sierra Nevadas, California, May 31, 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... See More  

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684841

Early from Stockton...

Item #684841

September 13, 1870

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Sept. 13, 1870   The city, founded in 1849, is named after Robert F. Stockton and it was the first community in California to have a name not of Spanish or Native American origin. Built during the California Gold Rush, Stockton's seaport serves as a gateway to the Central Valley and beyond.

Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four page... See More  

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684316

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #684316

October 14, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 14, 1871  Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2,300, 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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649288

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
(5) THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor (Long Island), New York, 1870s  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 $35+ each. You get 5 for less than half price... See More  

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684846

Rebuilding after the Great Chicago Fire...

Item #684846

May 01, 1872

THE LAND OWNER, Chicago, May, 1872  Subtitled: "Journal of Real Estate, Building & Improvement."  An interesting periodical focused mostly on architecture in the Chicago vicinity with many prints of buildings of this era. The focus is on newly-constructed, beautiful, & ornate buildings following the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

The front page shows: "Rebuilt Chicag... See More  

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685008

Great on Stanley searching for Livingstone... The Sioux Indians...

Item #685008

August 08, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1872  Over two-thirds of page 8 are taken up with a very detailed account of the Livingston/Stanley expedition in Africa. Since the New York Herald financed Stanley's expedition in search of Dr. Livingstone, this newspaper had terrific coverage of the event.

First column heads include: "LIVINGSTONE AND STANLEY" "Comments of the English Press o... See More  

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688067

Inauguration of President Ulysses S. Grant...

Item #688067

March 05, 1873

DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, March 5, 1873  The front page has column heads: "WASHINGTON" "The Inauguration" "Imposing Procession" "The Avenues Filled with Spectators" "The City Decorated" "The President's Inaugural Address" "Inauguration Day" with the account taking over 1 1/2 columns.

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684651

A farming-themed newspaper from San Francisco...

Item #684651

August 16, 1873

PACIFIC RURAL PRESS, San Francisco, Aug. 16, 1873  The front page features a nice print of: "Tropical Scene on the Chagres River" in Panama, with a related article." with a related article. As might be imagined by the title, much farming-related content.

Decorative masthead, 11 1/2 by 16 inches, 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large, sheet, great condi... See More  

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677122

Fantastic Custer massacre issue...

Item #677122

July 08, 1876

NEW YORK HERALD, July 8, 1876  The photos pretty much say it all.

Page 3 is extremely displayable, with nice one column heads including: "CUSTER'S DEATH" "March of the Co-Operating Column" "Graphic Picture of the Arrival at the Scene of Disaster" "Where the Yellow-Haired Leader Lay in the Embrace of Death" "The Savages Respect the Body of Him ... See More  

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682303

Chasing the James & Younger Gang after the Northfield Bank robbery...

Item #682303

September 10, 1876

MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California, Sept. 10, 1876  The bottom of the front page has a report from Northfield, Minn., noting: "About 400 men are in pursuit of the bank robbers & their capture is considered certain. The impression here seems to be that thee robbers are members of the famous Younger and James gang...", which was true.

Four pages, good condition.

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675583

The Great Railroad Strike of 1877...

Item #675583

July 24, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 24, 1877  Over three columns of the front page are taken up with a fine account of the Pittsburgh Railroad Strike of 1877, part of the larger Great Railroad Strike which resulted in over 100 deaths including women & children. The incidents followed repeated reductions in wages and sometimes increases in workload by railroad companies, during a period ... See More  

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684627

Aerial balloon torpedo... Ostrich farming...

Item #684627

May 11, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, May 11, 1878  Among the articles with prints is a full front page print: "The Balloon Torpedo" which includes n article on how it works: "Aerial Warfare".

There are also two full pages on: "Ostrich Farming in South Africa" which includes 8 prints, and also: "The Premier Tricycle".

Sixteen pages, a few discrete archival me... 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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688746

Was Jesse James killed?

Item #688746

November 04, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 4, 1879  Near the top of the front page is a very interesting article: "A Notorious Outlaw Murdered" "Jesse James Shot by One of His Comrades" with the text taking six inches.

The only problem is that the report is not true. Although Jesse James was murdered by a comrade, it was not until 1882.

Bits include: "...the particulars of the killing of... 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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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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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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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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688783

Great Thomas Nast Santa Claus print...

Item #688783

December 24, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 24, 1881  The full front page is a great Santa Claus print by the famed artist Thomas Nast: "Caught!" showing Santa with a child's arms around him.

Thomas Nast is credited with creating the modern version of Santa Claus.

The doublepage centerfold is also a nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Christmas Fancies - 'Don't Y... See More  

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688748

Frank James is found not guilty...

Item #688748

September 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 7, 1883  The only text on the front page (over half of the page is advertisements) is headed: "NOT GUILTY" "So say the twelve Men in the James Case" "Mr. Wallace Delivers a Brilliant Argument for the Prosecution" "How the Verdict is Received Elsewhere--Governor Crittenden's Opinion--A Kansas City View".

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688709

Mass-murderer Felipe Espinosa, and more... Doc Holliday...

Item #688709

September 13, 1883

DENVER TRIBUNE, Colorado, Sept. 13, 1883  Page 7 has over a full column report headed: "THE ESPANOSAS" "The Greatest Desperadoes That Ever Depredated in Colorado" "Sold Out by Americans, They Turn Out to Kill and Destroy" "Their Capture on Veto Pass and Beheading by the Colorado Volunteers" "Identifications and Payment of Reward" with various ... See More  

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688749

Santa Barbara described, in 1883...

Item #688749

October 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 7, 1883  Page 4 has a quite lengthy & very detailed, descriptive article headed: "Santa Barbara" in California. It offers much praise on the area, beginning: "The out-of-door life that one leads here is not of the least charm of the place, and the process of acclimatization converts every one to the same idle, luxurious way of enjoying the sim... See More  

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684644

A volume one issue from San Francisco...

Item #684644

February 29, 1884

DAILY EVENING STAR, San Francisco, Feb. 29, 1884  This is a volume one issue (number 12).  Among the front page reports are: "Folsom Fomentation" "Charges Against McComb & Chambers" "Convicted at Last" "A Violent Lodger" "Flotsam and Jetsam"

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some blue pencil marks, a few discrete archival mends, v... See More  

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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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688736

The art of throwing a baseball, with illustrations...

Item #688736

July 31, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1886  An inside page has a fascinating full page of text and illustrations on: "The Art Of Pitching In Baseball" written by noted baseball pioneer Henry Chadwick. Perhaps not surprising given this is a scientific magazine, the analysis of the "pitch" is very scientific.

The prints shown are captioned: "Diagram of the Rotary
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683733

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "Orange Buds by Mail from Florida"...

Item #683733

March 19, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 19, 1888  Page 4 has a brief poem titled: "Orange Buds by Mail from Florida" signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation "Leaves of Grass".

Complete in 10 pages, light toning, more so at the... See More  

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683676

Adolph Sutro, of Comstock Lode fame...

Item #683676

October 31, 1894

POLITICAL RECORD, San Francisco, California, Oct. 31, 1894  True to its title, this issue is filled with political reports including images of 19 politicians. Also of interest is a back page print captioned: "Our Sutro", being Adolph Sutro who was running for mayor of San Francisco. He would win.

Born a German Jew, Sutro moved to Virginia City, Nevada and made a fortune at the Coms... See More  

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