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576047

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #576047

October 15, 1862

NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, October 15, 1862 



* Great masthead engraving 



The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military con... See More  

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$24.00
651300

German language religious newspaper from St. Louis...

Item #651300

December 01, 1864

DER LUTHERANER, St. Louis, Missouri, December 1, 1864  In the mid-nineteenth century a flood of immigrants from Europe poured into the United States, the Germans being the largest ethnic group at the time. Like many immigrants, the Germans wanted to preserve their native language and newspapers. In 1844 a Lutheran named Carl Ferdinand Wilhelm Walther began publishing "Der Lutheraner... See More  

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$29.00
153123

Ornate masthead...

Item #153123
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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$9.00
649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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$9.00
172960

Louisiana map...

Item #172960

February 03, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 3, 1866 The front page of the issue features a half-page illustration "Birds in Winter - Out-Door Relief" and an accompanying story.  A fullpage illustration: 'Old Folks at Home and Young Folks Abroad' is comprised of several scenes. Great doublepage centerfold: 'The Iron-Clad Navy of the United States' shows 13 illustrations. ... See More  

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$65.00

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$34.00
219243

Decorative Masthead of a Raft...

Item #219243

March 19, 1868

EVERY AFTERNOON, March 19, 1868, from New York, NY.  The best feature of this title is a magnificent masthead of a raft floating in the sunshine, with the tag-line:  "My free drift halts not particularly, but moves itself in a wide sea. - Shakespeare".  Mostly literary content, with some comentary on the news of the day.  Minor edge tears and some fold browning (see images), bu... See More  

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$49.00
219244

Decorative Masthead of a Raft...

Item #219244

March 20, 1868

EVERY AFTERNOON, March 20, 1868, from New York, NY.  The best feature of this title is a magnificent masthead of a raft floating in the sunshine, with the tag-line:  "My free drift halts not particularly, but moves itself in a wide sea. - Shakespeare".  Mostly literary content, with some comentary on the news of the day.  Minor edge tears and some fold browning (see images), bu... See More  

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$49.00
153239

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #153239
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
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
664084

Great title for a newspaper...

Item #664084

December 01, 1869

THE STAR SPANGLED BANNER, Hinsdale, New Hampshire, December, 1869 



* Great & uncommon title



Several cartoon illustrations in its 8 pages, with literary content, some news items, and a wealth of ads. Very decorative masthead.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one large sheet, good condition.

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$47.00
597637

Very graphic front page...

Item #597637

December 03, 1870

THE PEOPLE'S WEEKLY, Dayton, Ohio, Dec. 3, 1870 A small literary paper with a large front page illustration and a very decorative masthead. Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, some loss at blank right margin, otherwise good.

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$17.00
649229

Uncommon California periodical from 1873...

Item #649229
SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, 1873  The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well.

An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Francisco, and the seal of the county of Sa... See More  

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$26.00
652582

Uncommon California periodical from 1873...

Item #652582
SAN FRANCISCO NEWS-LETTER & CALIFORNIA ADVERTISER, March 20, 1873 



* Rare Old west title



The subtitle in the masthead notes: "Devoted To The Leading Interests of California and the Pacific Coast". The content is varied and includes a wide range of ads as well.

An uncommon title with a displayable masthead featuring the seal of California, the seal of the city of San Franc... See More  

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$39.00
651717

Unusual masthead...

Item #651717

February 28, 1875

THE MILLERS JOURNAL, New York, February 28, 1875  This has a subtitle "Hydraulic Engineer" and features a very graphic and displayable masthead as it features a grindwheel, waterwheel, barrels, ships, grains, and windmill. The issue features articles, some with illustrations and numerous advertisements.



Complete in eight pages, uncut, with scattered lite foxing, never bound, in g... See More  

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$28.00
668617

A newspaper for spiritualists and occultists...

Item #668617

October 30, 1875

RELIGIO PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL, Chicago, Oct. 30, 1875  A quite uncommon title which, as noted in the decorative masthead, is "Devoted To Spiritual Philosophy". This interesting newspaper was begun in 1865 by an association of dozens of the leading spiritualists of the day.  Its masthead is a graphic depiction of the progressive, free-religious views of the association showing &... See More  

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$39.00
612747

See the masthead...

Item #612747

October 05, 1878

POMEROY'S ILLUSTRATED DEMOCRAT, Chicago, Oct. 5, 1878  Not only does this have a very decorative masthead (see the print of a $2 bill), but the front page has a large illustration of: "The Great American Show".

Eight pages, various tears at margins & folds with a few small pieces missing.

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$24.00
636584

Celebrating the 250 years of Boston...

Item #636584

September 17, 1880

BOSTON, Sept. 17, 1880 This is a fascinating & extremely decorative souvenir newspaper published to celebrate the 250 year history of Boston, from its beginning in 1630 thru 1880. See the huge & decorative masthead with vignettes of notable historic events. The ftpg. has the Act of Incorporation of Boston from 1630,  and the other pages have various reports & scenes of significanc... See More  

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$49.00
552876
Item #552876

March 14, 1881

STREET AND SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, New York, NY, March 14, 1881. Subtitled: "A journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, etc."



This is basically a literary newspaper featuring a decorative masthead with a front page illustration. This also contains a few advertisements. This is an uncut issue, closed form measures approximately 22x14.5 inches and contains 8 pages. Some mar... See More  

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$25.00
552878
Item #552878

May 23, 1881

STREET AND SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, New York, NY, May 23, 1881. Subtitled: "A journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, etc."



This is basically a literary newspaper featuring a decorative masthead with a front page illustration. This is an uncut issue, closed form measures approximately 22x14.5 inches and contains 8 pages. Some marginal tears and minor wear. Page 5 does hav... See More  

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$22.00
551572

Cornell University engraving in the masthead?...

Item #551572

September 30, 1881

THE WEEKLY ITHACAN, Ithaca, New York, September 30, 1881 



* Uncommon title from Ithaca, New York 

* Decorative masthead
 



This issue has an intriguing and ornate masthead, which I suspect shows the campus of Cornell University.



News of the day with many ads. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, mild wear at margins.... See More  

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$34.00
637337

1882 Nashua, New Hampshire...

Item #637337

October 28, 1882

NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, October 28, 1882



* Hillsborough County

* Rare title




A title we have never seen before. This 8 pages newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead.

Complete in 8 pages, uncut, a little fold wear, otherwise nice.

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$27.00
588072

In the Swedish language...

Item #588072

June 13, 1885

KURRE, Chicago, Illinois, June 13, 1885 



* Rare title



A rather rare Swedish-language newspaper from Illinois, the subtitle above the masthead translating to: "Illustrated Newspaper For Swedish America". A very decorative masthead (see photos), 8 pages, nice condition.

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$32.00
204721

Printed at the top of a mountain...

Item #204721

August 26, 1885

AMONG THE COUDS, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, Aug. 26, 1885 A very interesting newspaper which was printed "Twice daily on the summit of Mount Washington, 6293 feet above the sea." as noted n the masthead. And a very interesting & displayable masthead which focuses upon this aspect of the newspaper. Never bound nor trimmed, complete in 8 pages, various tears at margins, and some br... See More  

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$30.00
212242

Religious newspaper from council Bluffs, Iowa...

Item #212242

March 10, 1905

THE WORD AND THE WAY, council Bluffs, Iowa, March 10, 1905. A small-size religious newspaper with a very decorative masthead featuring a lighthouse by the seashore (see photos). Tis title was published semi-monthly as a "...religious, family newspaper...". Never bound nor trimmed, a bit of light dirtiness to the front page, mostly nice. Measures about 9 by 12 inches.

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$16.00
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