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153264

Farming news from over 200 years ago...

Item #153264
AMERICAN FARMER, Baltimore, 1820  Subtitled: "Rural Economy, Internal Improvements, Prices Current" which pretty much describes the content within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 9 by 11 inches and contains 8 pages, nice condition.

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$18.00
153261

For the Odd Fellows...

Item #153261
THE ODD FELLOW, Boston, 1848  Subtitled: "A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Odd Fellowship & Matters & Things in General."

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 11 by 14 inches and contains 8 pages.

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$20.00
153255

Penny magazine from London...

Item #153255
THE PENNY MAGAZINE, London, 1836  A small illustrated periodical with an illustrated front page. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 8 by 12 inches, 8 pages, some foxing throughout.

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$13.00
153252

Item #153252
THE FREE CHURCH CIRCULAR, Oneida Reserve, 1850 A periodical from the Oneida Community published by George Noyes. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 9x6 inches and contains 16 pages.

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$17.00
153251

Wonderful masthead... Early 19th century Dutch newspaper...

Item #153251
DEREIZENDE NIEUWS-BODE, Amsterdam, 1836  A curious little newspaper in Dutch, perhaps most noted for the comparatively large, nice engraving on the front page of a man on horseback "trumpeting" the news. I believe the title translates to "Traveling News boy". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will be from ... See More  

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$23.00
153250

A penny magazine...

Item #153250
AMERICAN PENNY MAGAZINE & FAMILY NEWSPAPER, New York, 1845. A small-size magazine with a front page illustration and a few more inside. Variety of content but not current news of the day.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date.

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$13.00
153248

Early engraving of the old Capitol building...

Item #153248

January 01, 1854

THE PEOPLE'S JOURNAL, New York, 1854  A curious little periodical which features a great engraving of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. before the new dome was erected during Lincoln's administration. Contains a wide range of content with many illustrations within. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have th... See More  

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$20.00
153130

Quite uncommon from Wisconsin...

Item #153130
THE WISCONSIN CHIEF, Milwaukee and Fort Atkinson, 1861  A quite uncommon newspaper from Wisconsin with various news of the day (pre and early Civil War era news) & a wealth of ads. 

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 14 by 21 inches, never bound nor trimmed, 8 pages. Occasiona... See More  

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$27.00
153128

A racist newspaper from just before the Civil War...

Item #153128
THE WEEKLY DAY-BOOK, New York, 1860  This was an anti-black racist newspaper in theme, although the content contains other items as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 16 by 21 inches and contains 4 pages. Uneven margins with various tears at the margins, some extending a bit into... See More  

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$19.00
153127

A newspaper which existed solely to report on the War of 1812...

Item #153127
THE WAR, New York, 1812-1814 Here is a fascinating quarto-size newspaper which started in 1812 and ended at the conclusion of the War of 1812. The expressed purpose of this newspaper was to report events of the War of 1812, and almost all text on all 4 pages deals exclusively with just that. Uncommon newspaper for any war collection with very detailed reading. Nice.

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$30.00
153126

A child's newspaper to be read on the Sabbath...

Item #153126
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, 1851 A little newspaper "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as printed in the masthead. Its purpose was described in its prospectus of a few years earlier: "Inasmuch as every juvenile periodical is, and will be perused, to a greater or less extent, on the Sabbath, it is intended that The Well-Spring, like the publications of... See More  

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$11.00
153125

Interesting title from 1807...

Item #153125
THE WEEKLY INSPECTOR, New York, 1807  An early & curious little publication with a wide range of content although most seems to be news-focused and not literary in nature.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 6 by 8 inches and contains 16 pages.

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$19.00
153124

Short-lived campaign newspaper to electd Andrew Jackson...

Item #153124
UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH--EXTRA, Washington,  1828  This was a campaign journal "...devoted exclusively to the Presidential election..." as stated in the masthead. It was published by Duff Green, who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson. Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor.&q... See More  

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$26.00
153105

Early Charleston...

Item #153105
THE SUNDAY VISITANT, Charleston, South Carolina, 1819 A quite early newspaper from the South, subtitled: "Weekly Repository of Christian Knowledge" this is obviously a religiously-themed newspaper. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 11x9 inches and contains 4 pages... See More  

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$48.00
153102

For children of the 1830's...

Item #153102
PARLEY'S MAGAZINE, Boston, 1833  A little newspaper for children with several illustrations within.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 6 by 8 inches and contains approximately 8 pages. Occasional foxing and uneven margins.

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$13.00
153100

A small size title over 200 years old...

Item #153100
THE PHILADELPHIA REGISTER & NATIONAL RECORDER, 1819  A small-size paper with varied content including news of the day, politics, and other items.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 9 1/2 by 5 3/4  inches with 16 pages. Minor foxing.

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$17.00
153099

With nice masthead engraving...

Item #153099

January 01, 1820

THE PLOUGH BOY, Albany, New York, 1820 Subtitled: "And Journal of the Board of Agriculture". Basically an agricultural-themed paper, but other content as well. The masthead features a nice engraving of a man & horse plowing a field. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 12x10 inches, 8 pag... See More  

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$30.00
153098

By Oliver Oldschool...

Item #153098
THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, 1802  "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq." Contains literary content, but some political editorials and comments as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown, and will generally be in better condition.

Measures 10 by 13 inches and contains 8 pages.... See More  

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$13.00
153096

Towards reforming British politics...

Item #153096
THE REFORMERS' GAZETTE, Glasgow, Scotland, 1832 A small periodical with a very ornate and decorative engraving in the masthead. This is a political piece focused on the reform of some aspect of Scottish or British politics at the time.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be of this year & will have the format as shown. Measures 8 by 5 inches with  16... See More  

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$25.00
153095

Paul Revere foundry advertisement...

Item #153095
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, Boston, 1822  A nice newspaper with news and ads of the day, but the prime item in this issue is the front page, illustrated advertisement for the Joseph Revere bell foundry (son of Paul). Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures approximately 21x15 inches and contain... See More  

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$36.00
153092

Short-lived title supporting John Fremont for President...

Item #153092
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, New York, 1856. This is the "CAMPAIGN EDITION" as printed at the very top of the first column on the front page. A rather scarce title, complete in 8 pages supporting John Fremont for President, as noted in the ad on pg. 4. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 22x19 ... See More  

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$37.00
153089

A religious newspaper...

Item #153089
THE NEW YORK EVANGELIST, New York, 1846  As the title might suggest, a religious paper with much religious content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 21 by 27 inches with four pages. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$20.00
153088

Louisville before the Civil War...

Item #153088
LOUISVILLE WEEKLY JOURNAL, Kentucky, 1843  Somewhat rare to find pre-Civil War Kentucky newspapers. This is a nice issue with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Library stamp on the front page, some light dirtiness, generally good.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 23 by 28 a... See More  

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$38.00
153083

About events at New York City Hall...

Item #153083
THE NEW YORK CITY-HALL RECORDER, 1818  A small-size publication primarily dealing with legal matters involving city hall.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 6 by 9 inches and contains about 40 pages.

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$19.00
153082

Columbus arriving in the "new world"...

Item #153082
THE NEW WORLD, New York, 1843  Basically a literary newspaper although there are some news items near the back. The masthead features a nice engraving showing Columbus arriving in the "New World", hence the title.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 8 by 11 inches and contains... See More  

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$15.00
153081

Columbus arriving in the "new world"...

Item #153081
THE NEW WORLD, New York, 1841  Basically a literary newspaper although there are some news items near the back. The masthead features a nice engraving showing Columbus arriving in the "New World", hence the title.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 10 by 14 inches and contain... See More  

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$15.00
153079

Handsome engraving in the masthead...

Item #153079
THE MERCURY & NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, 1802  A handsome issue from the early 19th century with a nice engraving of "Mercury" holding a scroll. Various news of the day plus many ads as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 13 by 22 inches in four pages. Generally nice cond... See More  

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$19.00
153078

Typical newspaper from over 200 years ago...

Item #153078
THE NATIONAL ADVOCATE, New York, 1820  Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 15 by 20 inches, four pages, cleanly cut at the spine not causing any text loss. Generally quite nice.

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$12.00
153073

Pre-Civil War Louisville...

Item #153073
THE LOUSIVLLE DAILY COURIER, Louisville, Kentucky, 1853 Rare to find newspaper from Kentucky dated before the Civil War. Various news of the day and a tremendous number of advertisements, some of which are illustrated. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get wil... See More  

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$41.00
153072

Pre-Civil War Kentucky...

Item #153072
THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, 1849. Rare to find newspaper from Kentucky dated before the Civil War. Various news of the day and a tremendous number of advertisements, some of which are illustrated. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 26x20 inches, four pag... See More  

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$38.00
153070

From the island of Malta...

Item #153070
LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, 1841 A quite rare little newspaper, published in Italian, containing four pages and measuring about 7 by 8 inches. Very nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

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$38.00
153069

Early from Cadiz, Ohio...

Item #153069
THE HISTORICAL FAMILY LIBRARY, Cadiz, Ohio, 1836  A magazine of history, delving very extensively into just a few topics with each issue. Unusual in that this periodical's format was to use "flowing text", meaning sentences ran over from issue to issue, so any given publication whould begin in the middle of a sentence from the previous issue.

Note that the photo is "generi... See More  

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$11.00
153068

An early illustrated newspaper...

Item #153068

January 01, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS OF THE WORLD, London, 1858  Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly, with an ornate masthead and several illustrations throughout. Basically British content and scenes, although other content as well.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 11 by 16 inches and cont... See More  

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$17.00
153067

Interesting title...

Item #153067
THE INCITER, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1833  A small magazine with a wide variety of content. A very uncommon title and a volume one issue.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Sixteen pages 5 by 9 inches, browning and foxing throughout.

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$25.00
153066

Early Indiana...

Item #153066
THE INDEPENDENT PRESS, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, 1854. A rather uncommon and early title from Indiana. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures 23x18 inches, four pages, some wear and light browning.

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$29.00
153065

By Horace Greeley...

Item #153065
THE JEFFERSONIAN, Albany, New York, 1838. A political newspaper by the famed publisher Horace Greeley, from very early in his career--before he began his famous "New York Tribune". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Four pages measuring 12"x10", some light staining.

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$12.00
153062

A religious title...

Item #153062
THE NEW YORK EVANGELIST, 1846  As the title might suggest, a religious paper with much religious content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 21 by 27 inches with four pages. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$20.00
153061

Famous whaling town...

Item #153061
DAILY EVENING STANDARD, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1851  A nice, typical newspaper of the day from this famous whaling city on the Massachusetts coast. A wealth of news of the day and advertisements.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 15 by 19 inches, four pages, occasional foxing thr... See More  

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$19.00
153059

By the Quakers...

Item #153059
THE FRIEND, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1828. A small-size Quaker newspaper subtitled: "A Religious and Literary Journal" which pretty much describes its contents. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 11x 9 inches and containing 8 pages.

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$11.00
153058

Early newspaper from Hawaii...

Item #153058
THE FRIEND, Honolulu, Hawaii, 1855  A very early newspaper from Hawaii, containing various religious content but other items as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Eight pages measuring approximately 12x9 inches. Note: Other years are available as well - but may be priced differently. Be in ... See More  

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$46.00
153057

A Quaker publication...

Item #153057
FRIEND'S INTELLIGENCER, Philadelphia, 1853  A Quaker magazine with a wide variety of content.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Sixteen pages with occasional foxing, 7 by 10 inches.

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$16.00
153055

A very displayable front page...

Item #153055
GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, 1859   See the photo for one of the more ornate front pages of any newspaper of this period, with a large ship in the masthead and patriotic embellishments around the edges. These embellishments are around the margins of all eight pages. Various illustrations on the ftpg. and the inside pages.

Do note that the photo is "generic" and... See More  

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$23.00
153054

Commercial newspaper from Philadelphia...

Item #153054
GROTJAN'S PUBLIC-SALE REPORT, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1813  This s a very unusual title, being essentially an early version of the Wall Street Journal as it gives various stock & produce prices of the day. It lasted for just ten years. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures appro... See More  

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$27.00
153053

Temperance magazine...

Item #153053
THE CRUSADER, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1858. A temperance magazine with a wide variety of content within its 40+ pages. Disbound, very minor foxing, mostly nice. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 9"x6".

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$26.00
153051

London in 1822...

Item #153051
THE COURIER, London, 1822  A nice, "typical" newspaper from England during the early 19th century, with the entire front page taken up with ads and various news of the day on the inside pages. In great condition with a partial red-inked tax stamp at the top of page one.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have t... See More  

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$11.00
153049

Official proceedings of Congress...

Item #153049
THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE, Washington, D.C., 1856  This was essentially the "Congressional Record" of the day, recording all the: "Official Proceedings of Congress" as so noted in the dateline.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Measures 9 by 12 inches and contains 16 pages, n... See More  

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$13.00
153048

From the earliest part of the 19th century...

Item #153048
THE CONNECTICUT EVANGELICAL MAGAZINE, Hartford, Connecticut, 1801  A religious magazine from the earliest part of the 19th century, most desirable because it is untrimmed as issued and still contains the original, blue/green outer wrappers--rarely found as such.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown... See More  

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$26.00
153047

Early from Charleston...

Item #153047
CITY GAZETTE &  COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Charleston, South Carolina, 1820  A quite nice & very early newspaper from the South, containing various news of the day & a wealth of ads, a few of which are illustrated.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Four pages, 15 by 21 inche... See More  

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$56.00
153046

Early from Charleston...

Item #153046
THE CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, 1820  A rather early & uncommon newspaper from the South, containing various news of the day and a wealth of ads.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown.

Four pages with minor margin tears and even browning, measuring approximately 14 by 21 inches.... See More  

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$55.00
153045

Religious magazine from Tennessee...

Item #153045
THE CALVINISTIC MAGAZINE, Rogersville, Tennessee, 1827  A very early & uncommon religious magazine from Tennessee. Disbound & without any outer wrappers, the city & state are not noted in the dateline but we have enclosed a photocopy of the volume's title page which includes "Rogersville, Tennessee" as verification.

Note that the photo is "generic" and the... See More  

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$46.00
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