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151591

Item #151591

January 08, 1816

CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, Jan. 8, 1816 Taking 2 columns on pg. 2 is: "The Close Of Revolution And The Close Of The Year. Addressed To The Readers Of The Connecticut Mirror" being the carrier's address. Good.

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151586

Item #151586

April 02, 1835

PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT EXTRA, Hartford, Conn., Apr. 2, 1835 Contains political content relative to upcoming state elections. Fold wear on the first leaf causes a few small holes, plus fold foxing, mostly to the ftpg.

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$12.00
151514
Item #151514

January 01, 1859

HALL'S JOURNAL OF HEALTH, New York, January, 1859 Contains tips and anecdotes for healthy living, plus various topical reports. Octavo-size, 12 pgs. browned a bit, otherwise good. A volume I issue.

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151489
Item #151489
THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, Pennsylvania, 1822  Here is a volume one issue of a quite uncommon and very early octavo-size newspaper. Seems to be a primarily religious, although some other items as well. A 16 page issue, various foxing throughout, measures 5 by 8-1/2 inches. Very difficult to find a periodical from Pittsburgh before the Civil War, let alone this early.

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$27.00
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
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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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
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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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
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
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
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
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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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
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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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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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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150932

Item #150932

April 05, 1827

MANUFACTURER'S & FARMER'S JOURNAL, April 5, 1827. A front page "Act" making appropriations for the purchase of books for the Library of Congress is signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Area of foxing, more so in masthead, otherwise good condition.

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$26.00
150924

Item #150924

October 04, 1844

THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Oct. 4, 1844 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.

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$11.00
150906
Item #150906

February 22, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861. Page two has: "Important Decision" "The Slave-trader--Evidence--Presumptions" which is about a district court case, "The United States, vs. The Bark Kate and Her Cargo".

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150854

Revolution in France...

Item #150854

March 25, 1848

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Connecticut, March 25, 1848  Page 2 has: "Revolution in France!", "Abdication and Flight of Louis Phillippe", "500 Lives Lost", "A Provisional Govt. Appointed and a Republic Proclaimed".

Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.

Complete in four pages and is in good condition.

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150819

Item #150819

March 10, 1848

UNITED STATES AND TRUE AMERICAN, Phila., Mar. 10, 1848 Has numerous ads, and a very ornate woodcut in the masthead. Piece missing at the lower left corner affects each leaf, otherwise good.

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$10.00
150807

Item #150807

December 09, 1857

THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Ind., Dec. 9, 1857 "The Presidents Message" on pg. 3 is an editorial that analyzes & critiques. A few edge tears.

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150797

Item #150797

December 25, 1846

THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Nov. 28, 1845 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.

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$11.00
150758

Item #150758

December 08, 1855

BALLOUS PICTORIAL, Dec. 8, 1855 Ftpg. illus. of: "William M. Thackeray". "Sketches in Spain" includes 7 illus. including "The Royal Palace at Madrid". Bkpg. has a "General View of Newport, R.I." taking less than 1/4 pg. Text also.

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150708

Early from Indiana...

Item #150708

March 12, 1847

WASHINGTON REPUBLICAN, Salem, Indiana, March 12, 1847  This newspaper is in nice condition (except for light waterstaining) due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.

This issue contains various news of the day and interesting advertisements, providing a taste of what life was like in this town from during the Mexican War.

A very early issue for a newspaper from ... See More  

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$39.00
150675

"Extra" containing Honorable Robert's Smith's address to the People...

Item #150675

July 03, 1811

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA, Boston, Massachusetts, July 3, 1811 A four page extra containing the "Hon. Robert's Smith's Address To the People of the United States" being his explanation that led to his resignation as Secretary of State. Sources say that he was actually dismissed by President Madison.



Complete in four pages measuring 15 by 10 inches, untrimmed and in good conditi... See More  

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$12.00
150674

Item #150674

July 19, 1826

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 19, 1826 The ftpg. has three "Acts" each signed in type: John Quincy Adams. Dampstaining at the spine, otherwise in generally good condition.

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150655
Item #150655

February 11, 1824

SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, (Washington), Feb. 11, 1824 A folio-size singlesheet, most of which is taken up by a "Speech Of Mr. M'Lane, (Of Del.)". Traces of foxing but mostly nice. Untrimmed.

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$9.00
150635

Eating rattlesnake in Florida...

Item #150635

April 07, 1821

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, July 7, 1821 A writer relates his experience in eating rattlesnake (almost) in a front page article head: "The Rattle-snake eaten in East Florida."

Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.

This is complete in four pages, untrimmed, and is in nice condition.

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$15.00
150528

Item #150528

January 05, 1809

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 5, 1809 The "New Year's Address Of The Carrier of the Chronicle" takes all of the first column on the ftpg. re. the Carrier's Address in the form of a poem. Some foxing.

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150375

Little Belt Affair correspondences...

Item #150375

November 26, 1811

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Massachusetts, November 26, 1811 The ftpg. has: "Affair Of The Little Belt" being the correspondence between James Monroe and Mr. Morier, followed by those between Monroe and Foster. All letters are signed in type by their respective authors. Subscriber's name written above the masthead.



Complete in four pages with light fold rubbing... See More  

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$14.00
150357
Item #150357

December 14, 1831

BADGER'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, Clinton Hall, N.Y., Dec. 14, 1831 Over half of the ftpg. has the: "Message" signed: Andrew Jackson. Good.

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150329

Gold mining in Aruba...

Item #150329

August 28, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 28, 1824  See the photo for the short article on an inside page concerning gold mining in Aruba. An uncommon account.

A complete, 16 page issue measuring 6 by 9 1/2 inches, scattered foxing throughout but causing no loss of readability.

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$13.00
150308

Item #150308

November 30, 1833

THE PENNY MAGAZINE, London, Nov. 30, 1833 A quarto-size publication, the ftpg. has a halfpg. illustration: "Central Nave of St. Peter's" in Rome. Small stain in the outer margin, o/w good.

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$16.00
150297
Item #150297

February 03, 1840

BAY STATE DEMOCRAT, Boston, February 3, 1840 A ftpg. business ad for "Patent Balances And Scales" gives details about the business. Includes two small woodcuts of scales and one of a balance. Fold creases, o/w generally good.

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$18.00
150175
Item #150175
THE PERFECTIONIST, Putney, Vermont, 1843  This is the earliest Oneida Community newspaper we have from just 2 years after its founding. This small folio-size newspaper only published twice a month, by J. H. Noyes & J. L. Skinner. Within these 4 pages the editors espouse their Christian philosophy which became the foundation of the Oneida movement, which would take on greater presence in t... See More  

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$27.00
150145
Item #150145

July 29, 1824

THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 29, 1824 Pg. 3 has: "Capture Of Pirates" re. action near Matanzas.

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150118

Light Houses...

Item #150118

June 30, 1824

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 30, 1824 The ftpg. has an "Act" for the construction of "Light Houses, Light Vessels & Beacons" at many listed locations. Good condition.

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$19.00
140909

Scotish American interest from pre/early Civil War...

Item #140909
SCOTTISH AMERICAN JOURNAL, New York, NY, 1861 Obviously a newspaper published for those American with Scottish ancestry, many of whom were likely first generation at this time. Very handsome masthead. 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 21x14 inches and contains 8 pages.

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$23.00
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