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151423
Item #151423

May 08, 1877

WARREN MAIL from Warren, Pennsylvania, May 8, 1877  This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time. This 4 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements which show what life was like in the 1870's.

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$23.00
151416
Item #151416
THE STAR , London, England, 1813  This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.

This 4 page issue contains news of the day and various interesting advertisements which give a sense of what life was like during the War of 1812. This issue has a partial red-ink stamps on the upper right hand corner. See!

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$17.00
151411

Item #151411

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA newspaper from Boston, dated July 3, 1811. The entire 4 page issue is taken up with "Hon. Robert Smith's Address to the People of The United States" concerning his resignation as Secretary of State. Issue was never trimmed, measures about 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches. Very nice condition! Uncommon EXTRA.

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$14.00
151405

Item #151405

July 09, 1884

SUPPLEMENT TO THE TIMES, Chicago, July 9, 1884 Ftpg. reports from the 1st day of the Democratic National Convention with other news and topical reports as well. Small hole at the fold juncture, some fold wear. Four pgs.

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$12.00
151393
Item #151393

July 31, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1897  See the photo below for the nice illustration on an inside page, captioned: "The Magic Table" with a related article as well. You get the complete 16 page issue generally in nice condition although irregular at the spine and mostly loose at the spine as well. An early magic item!

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$30.00
151390

Sitting Bull...

Item #151390

March 21, 1878

THE ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, Mar. 21, 1878  A brief pg. 2 report "Sitting Bull Heard From" says, contrary to earlier reports, that he "...and his people are not on the verge of starvation..." and that "...he is preparing for another war next spring, and will be joined as soon as he crosses the border, by all the roving and disaffected Indians in... See More  

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$31.00
151385

Astoria Hotel... New York City...

Item #151385

October 30, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 30, 1897  See the photo below for the nice, full front page of this issue which has 5 photos of "The New Astoria Hotel, New York City" which includes some photos of the construction progress. An article and 2 more photos on an inside page. You get the complete issue in nice condition.

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$22.00
151353

Stock Yard paper... Nice advertisments for displaying...

Item #151353

June 17, 1880

DROVERS JOURNAL SUPPLEMENT, Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois, June 17, 1880 A folio-size singlesheet with "Stock Yard" news and many ads. Small tears are mended with archival tape, otherwise generally good. Very displayable.

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$21.00
151350

Beecher-Tilton affair...

Item #151350

August 03, 1874

ONEIDA CIRCULAR, New York, August 3, 1874  A weekly newspaper published by the Oneida community. Most of the content has religious or literary overtones, however inside the issue is content on the Beecher-Tilton affair and "The Record of the Beechers". The backpage of the issue also contains reports on the postal-car difficulty between the Government and certain railroads. Other new... See More  

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$27.00
151349

Item #151349

October 01, 1887

GOLDEN HOURS, NY, Oct. 1887 A quarto-size publication of just 4 pgs. having light literary content for young boys and girls. Some ads as well. A few stains and minor wear.

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$9.00
151341

Henry Clay for president advertisement...

Item #151341

September 05, 1843

THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 5, 1843 Page 2 has a "For President, Henry Clay, of Kentucky..." advertisement. Some news of the day, but mostly ads & notices, many with include small illustrations.

Complete four pages, rejoined at the spine, otherwise in good condition.

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$23.00
151335

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #151335
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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$17.00
151325
Item #151325

January 01, 1836

FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, 1836 Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Octavo-size with 16 pages. Some foxing. A rare title.

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$15.00
151318
Item #151318

May 14, 1896

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, May 14, 1896  See the photo for the full page of the continuation of the Robert Louis Stevenson story: "Weir of Hermiston", being chapter VII. This story continues over to the next page, and is then continued in a future issue.

You get the complete issue, in nice condition. Nice, early item on R.L. Stevenson!

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$32.00
151312
Item #151312

December 26, 1893

THE WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, Dec. 26, 1893  Has news and reports relating to the Stock Market, plus a supplement page: "Notice of Corporation Meetings, Dividends, &c." Small tear at the spine affects each leaf, rejoined at the spine. Measures 13 1/2 by 10 inches.

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$21.00
151292

Item #151292

July 07, 1860

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 7, 1860 A page 6 report headed: "From the Pike's Peak Region" gives details about the Indians, the topography, various communities, and the impact of the gold discoveries. Takes nearly a column. In good condition.

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$27.00
151287

Item #151287

February 07, 1814

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 7, 1814 The last page has an ad for: "Diseases of the Eyes Are Attended To By Joshua Thomas, M. D." Above this a woodcut of an eye. Generally good condition.

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$20.00
151247

Henry Clay for President...

Item #151247

December 20, 1831

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 20, 1831 Pg. 2 has a letter signed: H. Clay, concerning his possible nomination for President. More on him on pg. 3 as well. Some scattered foxing, generally nice. Folio-size, 4 pages.

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$18.00
151184
Item #151184

March 01, 1878

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1878  The front page has: "The Silver Bill A Law" "Vetoed, But Passed Over The Veto" "Neither House Of Congress Stops To Debate The Bill."

Tears along the spine, edges are browned a bit and somewhat pulpish.

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$24.00
151180

Item #151180

December 22, 1893

THE WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, N.Y., Dec. 22, 1893 Subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted To Financial Interests." Measures 13 1/2 by 10 inches with four pgs. Rejoined at the spine, otherwise in nice condition.

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$27.00
151175

Martin Van Buren...

Item #151175

December 25, 1839

THE MADISONIAN, Washington, Dec. 25, 1839 Taking three columns on pg. 2 and five columns on pg. 3 is the President's "Message". It is signed in type: M. Van Buren. Acid-free tape mend to an irregular tear near the masthead, plus a small, barely noticeable tape mend in the text of the address, otherwise very good. Nice to have in a Washington paper.

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$48.00
151172
Item #151172
THE BALANCE, Hudson, N.Y., 1807 Has the text of a political speech, and various news reports. Quarto-size with 4 pgs., in vey good condition.

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$13.00
151170

China...

Item #151170

April 09, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1898 The front page has six illustrations being various "Scenes In China" including one showing "The Chinese Wall Near Kuldscha." Generally good condition.

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$20.00
151166

Item #151166

August 19, 1880

THE NEW-YORK EVANGELIST, Aug. 19, 1880 Has religious news and content, some ads. Wear causes a small hole along the central fold, residue from a label causes loss of a few words on the ftpg. Uncut.

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$14.00
151165
Item #151165

July 19, 1865

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 19, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Progress of the Trial of Miss Harris" "The Remarks of Judge Wylie to the Jury" "Addresses of Counsel for the Prosecution and for the Defence" "Elaborate Statements and Arguments in the Case."

Complete in 8 pages with crease affects in unrelated text, traces of foxing, otherwise in good condition.

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$11.00
151162

Volume I, number 1 issue...

Item #151162

November 06, 1851

THE CIRCULAR, from Brooklyn, New York, dated November 6, 1851 Printed by the Oneida community, this was actually the continuation of the Free Church Circular but was designated as the Vol. I, No. 1 by the editor.   Published by the folks of the Oneida Community, this is actually, as stated on page 2, the continuation of the Free Church Circular.



The frontpage of the issue has an interestin... See More  

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$21.00
151150
Item #151150

August 07, 1879

THE NEW NORTHWEST, Portland, Oregon, Aug. 7, 1879  Has numerous small bits of news, topical reports, and ads. Partially rejoined at the spine with clear, archival tape, piece missing in the lower left corner of the first leaf causes minimal loss of text, some edge tears. An uncommon title.

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$38.00
151144

Trial of Captain Wirz...

Item #151144

August 24, 1865

THE NEW-YORK TIMES. Aug. 24, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "The Military Court Convened Under a New Order" "Amendment of the Charge and Specifications" "The Names of Gen. Lee, Sec. Siddon & Others Omitted" "Counsel for the Prisoner Abandon the Case" & more.

Complete in 8 pages and is in good condition.

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$26.00
151143

Sleighing print by Winslow Homer...

Item #151143

January 14, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 14, 1860 (Winslow Homer print only!). Full page Homer print: "The Sleighing Season--The Upset". Two light stains and a bit of loss at the top of the print, plus 2 smaller stains in the upper margin. Small archival mend in the outer margin.

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$28.00
151131

Three months of issues in one publication...

Item #151131

August 01, 1876

THE MONTHLY SOUVENIR, New York, Aug. 1876  A quarto-size publication with literary content, plus some illustrations. Has "Three Numbers In One" as stated above the masthead of the first issue, so you get the September and October issues as well.

Spine wear and a bit of dirtiness, otherwise good.

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$15.00
151130

Item #151130

July 09, 1887

OUR SECOND CENTURY, NY, July 9, 1887. An uncommon title with bits of news, topical reports, ads and a few literary items. Light fold wear, a few mild stains on the front page, otherwise good. Uncut.

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$12.00
151127
Item #151127

February 23, 1861

THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.

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$10.00
151120

Item #151120

May 23, 1807

NEW-YORK EVENING POST, May 23, 1807. Has bits of news and many ads. Pg. 2 has a report about the "Botanic Garden of South Carlina". Vintage writing above the masthead, otherwise generally good.

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$17.00
151108

New Year's Address...

Item #151108

January 03, 1811

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 3, 1811 Taking nearly a full column on the ftpg. is the: "New Year's Address" being the Carrier's Address to the patrons of this newspaper. Other news and advertisements of the day.

Complete in four pages, rejoined at the spine, otherwise nice.

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$21.00
151104
Item #151104

May 22, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1866  Back page heads include: "Washington" "The Colorado Veto Message" "Consideration of the Question Postponed Until Next Tuesday" & more. Spine is a bit irregular.

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$10.00
151073

Very early advertisement for a guitar...

Item #151073

January 31, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818  This issue contains on the back page a rather small, classified-type ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" with the text of the ad reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".

Have you ever seen an earlier ad for a gui... See More  

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$19.00
151067

Very decorative & displayable masthead...

Item #151067

April 09, 1859

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

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

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$20.00
151061

Item #151061

August 29, 1804

MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, dated Aug. 29, 1804. Click on the camera below to see the interesting page 2 article headed: "Counterfeit Bank Notes" with a brief article on this problem in Virginia. An early item and great to have in a period newspaper. Scattered foxing throughout, 4 pages, minimal edge wear, generally good.

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$19.00
151058

Item #151058

July 08, 1898

SALT LAKE SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, July 8, 1898. Three column head: "Charge At San Juan Hill". One column heads: "Council of War Held" & "Second Manilla Fleet". Irregular cut at the spine, otherwise good.

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$25.00
151055

Presidential address with signature...

Item #151055

December 14, 1824

AMERICAN STATESMAN AND CITY REGISTER, Boston, Massachusetts, December 14, 1824 Taking all of the ftpg. and concluding on pg. 2 is the "President's Message". Signed in type on pg. 2: James Monroe.

Complete in four pages with the front page having light rubbing, some dirtiness at the top, and just a few traces of foxing.

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$32.00
151044

Item #151044

July 09, 1867

THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL, July 9, 1867. Click on the camera below to see the photo for the front page, one column headlines which deal with Reconstruction during the years shortly after the Civil War. Various foxing, mainly in the top half of the front page, folio-size issue, 8 pages, minor edge wear, never bound nor trimmed.

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$25.00
151006

Ocean disaster... Sinking of the French Liner La Bourgogne...

Item #151006

July 07, 1898

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 7, 1898  Bold 2 line, 4 column head on the ftpg: "562 Lives are Lost In An Ocean Horror". Subheads: "The French Liner La Bourgogne Goes Down After Colliding With a British Ship" "A Hundred and Sixty-Three Persons, One of Them a Woman, Are Rescued by the Crew of the Englishman".

Other news of the day is within.

Complet... See More  

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$31.00
150999

Patent for Balances And Scales (with image)...

Item #150999

February 15, 1840

BAY STATE DEMOCRAT, Boston, Feb. 15, 1840 Issue has numerous ads, including one on the ftpg. for "Patent Balances And Scales" which has three small illustrations of scales or balances. Good condition.  Note:  The images shown are stock photos of a similar issue to show the look, condition, masthead, and actual balance/scales image you will receive.

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$28.00
150997

Item #150997

December 27, 1893

WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, Dec. 27, 1893 Subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests". A quarto-size issue of 4 pages with a chart of daily stock prices on the bkpg. Rejoined at the spine. Good condition.

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$29.00
150996

James Garfield murder trial begins.....

Item #150996

November 18, 1881

CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 18, 1881 Ftpg. heads: "Guiteau" "The Great Trial Begins by the District Attorney Making His Statement" "The Assassin Says He is Much Interested in This Case". Another interest trial is also on the front page, "A Negro Tramp," Upon Being Refused Something to Eat" "Deliberately Shoots Woman in Rockport&q... See More  

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$29.00
150989

Big "Ed" Delahanty... Hall of Famer...

Item #150989

May 14, 1899

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, May 14, 1899 Pg. 12 has: "Philadelphia 9, New York 9" with the game summary mentioning that: "...Delahanty made four doubles..." Includes the box score. Big "Ed", a Hall of Famer, also once hit four HRs in a game, and is the only player to do both. This is complete in 32 pages with slight browning and a bit of chipping at the edges, otherwise goo... See More  

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$21.00
150988

Roger Bresnahan debuts as a pitcher...? Louis Vuitton advertisement...

Item #150988

August 28, 1897

NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 28, 1897 "Washington, 3; St. Louis, 0" on pg. 3 includes a brief summary of the game, beginning with: "St. Louis was shut out to-day in a well-played game, Bresnahan, a new man, being on the rubber for the Senators...". Has the line score of the game too. Bresnahan, of course, is a Hall of Fame catcher.

Also on the same page is a Louis Vuitton adve... See More  

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$26.00
150961

The Isolated Bust...

Item #150961

June 23, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 23, 1883. "Scientific Shows" on the back page discusses the illusion known as "The Isolated Bust". A small illustration shows a performance using the isolated bust and there is a diagram that explains how the illusion is created. Good condition.

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$21.00
150947

The Centennial Exposition...

Item #150947

December 30, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 30, 1876  Nice full front page illustration of: "The International Exhibit of 1876--General View, Interior of the Main Building". Additional articles and illustrations within.



Complete in 14 pages with a bit of wear at the spine, otherwise good condition.

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$21.00
150944

Philadelphia Athletic baseball report...

Item #150944

May 10, 1871

THE DAY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 10, 1871  The front page has: "Base Ball" "Athletic vs. Eckford" being a brief game summary and box score. Nice to have on the front page.

Other news and advertisements of the day are within.

Complete in four pages with vertical fold wear and a few small holes, not affecting this report, otherwise in good condition.

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$17.00
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