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209219

Great name for a mining town...

Item #209219
EUREKA DAILY LEADER, Eureka, Nevada, 1879 A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote  town in northeastern Nevada. This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 ft. elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 residents. In its heyday when mining was the predominate draw from the mid-1870's until the shutting down of mos... See More  

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$40.00
206810

Sacramento California...

Item #206810

September 26, 1871

SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD, Sept. 9, 1871 Mostly regional news, has a few topical items, and many ads. Small section clipped from the second leaf, first leaf has an archival mend to a margin tear, minor edge wear, bit of loss to two letters in the masthead.

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$22.00
206419

San Francisco California...

Item #206419
DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, CA, 1871. This 4 page newspaper, which has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice co... See More  

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$36.00
206289

Walla Walla Washington...

Item #206289

April 15, 1871

WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Walla Walla WA, April 15 1871. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Washington. Nice con... See More  

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$36.00
206241

Rare issue from Weaverville, California...

Item #206241

May 20, 1876

WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, May 20, 1876



A quite rare issue from this Northern California town and uncommon to find from the 19th century. This is the first of this title we have had in some time. A complete four page issue filled mostly with various local news tidbits but many ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Even browning throughout, some tears at the margin wh... See More  

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$40.00
205934

Eugene City Oregon...

Item #205934

January 01, 1880

THE OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, OR,  1880. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Nice c... See More  

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$40.00
205711

Denver Colorado...

Item #205711

January 01, 1881

THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Denver, CO,  dated in 1881. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Colorado. Ni... See More  

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$32.00
205698

Salem Oregon...

Item #205698
WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, OR,  dated from1877. This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. Nic... See More  

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$31.00
205256

Gunnison, Colorado...

Item #205256

November 01, 1881

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado, Nov. 1, 1881  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$32.00
204795

Haywood California...

Item #204795
ALAMEDA COUNTY ADVOCATE, Haywood, California, 1872 (Only one remains in our inventory in good condition)



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen o... See More  

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$48.00
204782

Visalia California...

Item #204782

October 06, 1877

THE VISALIA WEEKLY DELTA, Visalia CA,  October 6, 1877. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Californ... See More  

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$24.00
204779

Sacramento, California...

Item #204779
THE DAILY BEE, Sacramento, California, 1874. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice condition.&n... See More  

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$30.00
204774

San Francisco California...

Item #204774

October 19, 1872

CALIFORNIA EVENING REPUBLICAN, San Francisco, CA, October 19, 1872. This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for C... See More  

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$31.00
204772

Walla Walla, Washington...

Item #204772
WALLA WALLA STATESMAN, Washington, 1867  This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Washington. Nice condition.&... See More  

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$52.00
204760

Previously known as Ophir City...

Item #204760

January 01, 1882

THE WEEKLY MERCURY, Oroville, California,  1882  Oroville is a town in Northern California on the banks of the Feather river, established to supply gold miners during the California Gold Rush. It was originally known as Ophir City.

This 4 page newspaper has various  news and advertisements of the day. In nice condition.  Actual dates within the given year vary, but the issue y... See More  

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$43.00
204685

Great narrative of a cross country trip...

Item #204685

November 15, 1873

THE ALLIANCE, Baltimore, Maryland, Nov. 15, 1873 The front page contains an article titled "A Trip Across The Continent, by Capt. R.K. Carter" which takes 1 1/2 columns (see photos). Great content in this primarily religious newspaper, quite uncommon as well. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some scatteref foxing, generally nice.

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$29.00
204616

Volume one issue from early California...

Item #204616
CALIFORNIA EVENING REPUBLICAN, San Francisco, 1872  Northern California benefited by the migration westward by  the many in search of gold in the mid-19th century. This issue was published not long after that migration, and when westward travel was still very much a dangerous venture.

This four page issue has various news of the day and a wealth of ads--a few of which are illustrated--p... See More  

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$40.00
202942

Beecher-Tilton Scandal Case...

Item #202942

August 08, 1874

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City UTAH -August 8, 1874. 



*Beecher-Tilton Scandal 



This four page newspaper is from the capital of the Mormonism. This issue has news of the day and several interesting advertisements. Rare to find such an early issue from State of Utah. One the articles in this issue deals with the Beecher-Tilton Scandal Case. Very nice condition.  
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$34.00
202941

International Rifle Match...

Item #202941

July 21, 1874

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City UT July 21, 1874.



*Mormon Religion

*International Rifile Match

*Early Issue From State of Utah



This four page newspaper is from the capital of the Mormon Religion. This issue has news of the day and several interesting advertisements. Rare to find such an early issue from State of Utah. One the articles in this issue deals with the International Rifi
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$34.00
201389

Item #201389

January 01, 1878

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, 1878. Here is a very nice, four page issue of this Old West newspaper with various news reports from this fascinating period in American history. Nice condition with a wealth of ads as well.  The image shown is a representation of the look and condition of this title, but the actual issue sent may be different.  It will be of equaal condit... See More  

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$30.00
200923

1880 Old West Newspaper From Fort Jones CA California....

Item #200923

September 30, 1880

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, CA,  September 30, 1880 . This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Califor... See More  

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$47.00
200555

A territorial newspaper from Montana...

Item #200555
THE HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana, 1878  A nice territorial newspaper eleven years before Montana would become a state. Helena was founded at the discovery of gold in a gulch off the Prickly Pear valley in 1864. Thoughts for a town name included Tomah, Pumpkinville and Squashtown but ultimately was named Helena for a town in Minnesota or Arkansas, with Yankee & Confederate sympathies expre... See More  

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$37.00
200245

1889 Omaha Bee Issue...

Item #200245

February 02, 1889

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE newspaper from Nebraska, dated February 2, 1889. Various news of the day & other reports, plus a wealth of ads as well. This 8 page newspaper has the third leaf half torn off, otherwise good.

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$21.00
200092

1872 Horace Greeley Accepts Nomination...

Item #200092

August 10, 1872

DAILY WORLD, San Diego, Calif., Aug. 10, 1872 Pg. 2 has an ad supporting the Greeley-Brown ticket. Pg. 4 has: "Mr. Greeleys Acceptance Of The Liberal Republican Nomination" which includes the "Official Notice" and his reply signed in type: Horace Greeley. A volume I issue. Early for San Diego.

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$35.00
180162

Wild West Collection III

A perspective through time...

Item #180162
Wild West Collection III A Perspective Through Time - Each set contains 5 different titles, covering three different decades (1870's, 1880's, and 1890's) spanning the entire Old West era. All issues are dated from 1870 - 1899, and no more than 2 from each decade will be sent.  This five issue set will provide a panoramic view of this formative period in American History.... See More  

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$70.00
180155

Additional war collections...

Item #180155
Additional War Collections can be obtained for any of the following: French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, WWI, and the Korean War. Prices will vary depending upon the collection, but will be priced similarly to our other war collections, and may range from $40 to $100. Contact us for additional details and exact pricing.

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$74.00
180034

From Oakland...

Item #180034
The OAKLAND DAILY TRANSCRIPT, 1871-1875 A nice lot of 8 issues all in very nice condition. An old west title from a familiar location.

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$100.00
180033

The Wild West...

Item #180033
THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Tuolumne, California  A lot of 10 issues, all from the 1880's. An unusual title in very nice condition.

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$128.00
180031

From Stockton...

Item #180031
A lot of 10 issues of the DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, from the 1870s & 1880s. A good title in very nice condition. The images shown are representative of the look and condition of those you will receive. Actual dates vary.

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$167.00
130645

Frm the "Capital of Silicon Valley"...

Item #130645
SAN JOSE DAILY PATRIOT, California, 1871  San Jose was the second incorporated city in California (after Sacramento), becoming part of the United States 1846. California would gain statehood in 1850. This is an early issue from what today is California's third largest city and the tenth largest in the United States.

This 4 page newspaper has various news and advertisements of the day. Minor ... See More  

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$45.00
180161

Wild West Collection II

A Broad View

Item #180161
Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More  

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$90.00
180160

Wild West Collection I ... A California View

Item #180160
Wild West Collection I - A California View - Each 7 issue set containing 7 different titles from California, all dated from the heart of this formative period in American history - 1870 to 1899.  The set will include at least 2 issues from each decade.

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$98.00
180065
Item #180065
THE WORLD, San Diego, 1875 A lot of 10 issues from this Southern California city from a very early year, being quite rare as such. Offered individually at $24, here is a lot at nearly half price.

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$162.00
180015

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

Item #180015
A lot of 10 "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 reduced p... See More  

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$55.00
174488

Thomas Nast prints... W.A. Rogers print...

Item #174488

September 11, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 11, 1880  Front full page Thomas Nast illustration of "The Widow's Wants". Full page Thomas Nast illustration of "Wade Hampton's Dilemna". Full page W.A. Rogers illustration of "The Settler's First Home in the Far West".

Doublepage centerfold of "English Church Architecture - Carlisle Cathedral". 2/3... See More  

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$32.00

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$17.00
174276

New York elevated railroad...

Item #174276

September 07, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 7, 1878  Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Elevated Railroad - View in Franklin Square." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Skirmish with an Unwelcome Intruder." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Locusts in South India - Driving Them From the Fields." Full pg. illus. of "The Highlands of the Hudson, From Anthony's Nose, Looki... See More  

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$48.00

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$25.00
151578
Item #151578
PACIFIC CHURCHMAN, San Francisco, 1873.  Has religious-related news and content, and some ads. Some fold wear and light foxing to the ftpg., but otherwise nice.  Provides a rather interesting perspective during this formative "Wild West" period.   The actual date you will receive may be different, but the issue will have the look and condition of the one shown, and wi... See More  

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$27.00
150130
Item #150130

January 01, 1889

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, 1889 This is a typical daily newspaper from this famous cow-town from the Old West.



Some browning and irregular at the spine. Bit of pulpishness. Should be handled with care.

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$17.00
130588

Very rare mining town newspaper from Northern California...

Item #130588
 HAVILAH MINER, Havilah, Kern County, California, 1872  A very rare title from the mining district from during its heyday. This is a volume 1, of which only a few remain.



Various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. Much chipping at the spine with some loss (see photo), both leaves loose at the spine, browning and very fragile.  Clear, archival mends are also present.&nbs... See More  

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$116.00
130564

Rare... from Auburn, California...

Item #130564

January 01, 1890

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1890-1892



A fragile issue--must be handled carefully. An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully. The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what ... See More  

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$32.00
130556

Uncommon title from the Old West...

Item #130556
THE PLACER WEEKLY ARGUS, Auburn, Placer County, California, 1874  A quite rare title from this town in Northern California, with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. A fascinating look at life in the Old West from a genuine newspaper of that day. You get the comple... See More  

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$39.00
130555
Item #130555
SACRAMENTO DAILY RECORD-UNION, California. 1879  This four page issue contains various news of the day from this northern California town, the capital of California. Life in the 1870's was still a rugged adventure, as much of the West was still untamed.

The news and advertisements found within these pages provide an interesting perspective of life in California from just 30 years after the ... See More  

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$29.00
130517

Item #130517

January 01, 1888

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, California, 1888 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From Northern California. Evenly browned throughout (but not really pulpish), some tears & chipping at the margins. Never bound nor trimmed.

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$35.00
130507
Item #130507

January 01, 1880

MONTEREY DEMOCRAT, Salinas City, California, 1880 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. A four page newspaper, never bound nor trimmed. Nice condition.

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$30.00
130506
Item #130506
ALAMEDA COUNTY ADVOCATE, Haywood, California, 1872 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Just a volume two issue and my only title from Haywood. Never trimmed. Nice condition.

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$35.00
130504

Item #130504
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY ARGUS, Merced, California, 1877 A four page newspaper with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. I don't find many newspapers from Merced, and I only have a few of this title. Inked stamp in the masthead done by the news agent who originally sold this newspaper. Never bound nor trimmed, some tears and roughness at margins and light browning.

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$33.00
130501

From Bakersfield...

Item #130501
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN, Bakersfield, Kern County, California, 1873 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. I believe this is the only title I have from Bakersfield. Various tears at the margins, never bound nor trimmed, 4 pages, generally nice.

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$37.00
130497
Item #130497
MODESTO HERALD, Stanislaus County, California, 1877 Various news of the day with a wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, some minor tears at margins. An inked stamp in the upper corner from the news agent who sold it over 120 years ago!

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$32.00
130496

Item #130496

January 01, 1882

TRUCKEE SEMI-WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Nevada County, California, 1882 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Never bound nor trimmed, four pages, some minor tears at margins, mostly nice.

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$62.00
130495

From the Lake Tahoe area...

Item #130495
TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, Truckee, Nevada County, California, 1874 From the mining area in northwest California, very near Lake Tahoe. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads which take most if not all of the front page. Never bound nor trimmed.  All issues have damage.

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$62.00
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