Suggestions for Novices

We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers.  To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices. 

Suggestions for Novices

We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers.  To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices. 
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538740
Item #538740

June 21, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated June 21, 1862  (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including a political cartoons entitled "Before Richmond"; " Inhuman Treatment of Rebel Commissioners in Europe; and "A Dangerous Novelty in Memphis". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.... See More  

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$12.00
538750
Item #538750

August 02, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated August 2, 1862 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including revolver and/or pistol ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538509
Item #538509

August 23, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated August 23, 1862 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains three engravings entitled "Federal Troops Working on the Fortifications of Gen. M'Clellan's Camp, Near Harrison's Landing, James River, Va - from a Sketch by our Special Artist, Mr. J. H. Schell"; "Brigadier-General Willis A Gorman - from a ... See More  

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$12.00
538507
Item #538507

November 29, 1862

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated November 29, 1862 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains two engraving entitled "Mr. T. Moason Jones, The Celectrated Lecturer - from a photograph by Brady" and "Dinner Time at the Camp of the 22d Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers - from a Sketch by our Special Artist".



The print size is a... See More  

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$13.00
538736
Item #538736

December 06, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated December 6, 1862 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including a political cartoon entitled "John Bull as Painted by Himself". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538677
Item #538677

December 13, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated December 13, 1862 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains a single engraving entitled "The City of Petersburg, Virginia".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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217700

Uncommon Illustrated 1863 Periodical....

Item #217700

January 10, 1863

THE LEISURE HOUR, London, Jan. 10, 1863.

 

* Uncommon title

* Illustrations




Mostly literary-related content, but also some topical items, plus a large front page  illustration and more inisde. Uncommon title. Has an ornate masthead.4to-size, 16 pages in nice condition.

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538680
Item #538680

January 31, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated January 31, 1863 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains two engravings entitled "Appearance of the Site of the Deserted Rebel Camps near Murfreesboro" and "Murfreesboro, Tennessee".



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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656931

Charleston, South Carolina from the Civil War...

Item #656931

January 31, 1863

(single-leaf from) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, January 31, 1863



This is a single-page print which would be great for display. The page contains four engravings entitled: "Middle-Ground Battery, Charleston, S.C." "The Charleston Iron-Clad Fleet" "Folley's Battery Near the Light-House, at Charleston, South Carolina" and "Our Blockading Fleet off North... See More  

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538753
Item #538753

February 07, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 7, 1863 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads and a poem entitled "Homeless". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538530
Item #538530

March 21, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated March 21, 1861 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads and a cartoon entitled "Rappahannock Mud". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11.5 x 16 inches.

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538688
Item #538688

April 04, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated April 4, 1863 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains three engravings entitled "The Army of the Cumberland - Head-Quarters of Major-General M'Cook, Commanding Twentieth Army Corps"; "The Army of the Cumberland - The Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, LookingSouth" and "The Army of the Cumberland - Bridge over West Fork of Sto... See More  

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538754
Item #538754

June 25, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated June 25, 1863 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538671
Item #538671

June 27, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated June 27, 1863 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads and a cartoon entitled "One Kind of Patriotism". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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140198
Item #140198

July 30, 1863

THE EVENING POST, New York July 30, 1863. This very large sized 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history (The left margin is very closely cropped and there is some loss of text). This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with SMALL one column BACK PAGE headline... See More  

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140116
Item #140116

August 15, 1863

THE EVENING POST, New York August 15, 1863  This very large sized 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with SMALL one column BACK PAGE headline(s): "From Charleston" Progress of the Siege" "... See More  

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140138
Item #140138

August 20, 1863

THE EVENING POST, New York, August 20, 1863  This very large sized 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with SMALL one column INSIDE PAGE headline(s): "Yellow Fever at New Orleans" "Sickness Amo... See More  

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538490
Item #538490

September 19, 1863

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated September 19, 1863 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains three engravings "Chesapeake General Hospital, Formerly Cheaspeake Female Seminary, Near Hampton, VA - from a Sketch by our Special Artist, V. C. H. Donwill" and "Siege of Charleston - General Gillmore's Headquarters, Morris Island - from a Sketch ... See More  

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538672
Item #538672

September 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 26, 1863 (print only)  This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads and a cartoon entitled "Presentation to Jeff Davis". See photos for details.

The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538738
Item #538738

October 10, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1863 (print only)  This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including a political cartoon entitled "I Wanted - An Cedipus". See photos for details.

The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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633234

Civil War soldiers on snow shoes...

Item #633234

January 16, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, Jan. 16, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the articles in this issue are: "The Military Spirit of the North" "Generals And Politics" "Jeff. Davis and The End" "Troops On Snow-Shoes... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$13.00
633235

Civil War troops on snow shoes...

Item #633235

January 16, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, January 16, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Among the articles in this issue are: "The Military Spirit of the North" "Generals And Politics" "Jeff. Davis and The End" "Troops On Snow-Sh... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$13.50
538742
Item #538742

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated January 30, 1864  (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including a political cartoon entitled "Cold Comfort". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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551992
Item #551992

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 (Print only)



This single page illustration is from the front page of the issue and is comprised of three separate illustrations: "The Church of the Compania in the Distance"; "The Church of the Compania"; and "Nuns of the Church of the Compania, at Santiago, Chili, After the Conflagration".



The page measures approximat... See More  

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551995
Item #551995

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 (Print only)



This single page illustration is comprised of two half-page illustrations: "The New English Six Hundred-Pounder Armstrong Gun" and "Launch of Her Majesty's Screw Steamship 'Minotaur,' Fifty Guns, at Blackwall, England".



The page measures approximately 11.25" x 16", has a slight irregular left edge, otherwi... See More  

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551998
Item #551998

January 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 30, 1864 (Print only)



This single page illustration is from the last page of the issue. This features a political cartoon of Jeff Davis entitled "Cold Comfort". The remainder of the page is comprised of variety of ads which one is for Remington's Revolver.



The page measures approximately 11.25" x 16" and is in good condition (see photos ... See More  

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140490

Item #140490

February 15, 1864

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT from Boston, Massachusetts and dated February 15, 1864. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and Civil War reports from the day it was first reported with the following SMALL one column INSIDE PAGE headline(s): "Matters in Rebeldom" "Transf... See More  

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538751
Item #538751

February 20, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated February 20, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538755
Item #538755

March 19, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated March 19, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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151690

Item #151690

April 05, 1864

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT newspaper from Mass., dated April 5, 1864. See the photo below for the fascinating back page advertisement for "Indian Remedy For Females" with much detail on its uses. The full ad takes two-thirds of a column with much descriptive text. You get the complete 4 page issue--unusual item!

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538571
Item #538571

April 09, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated April 9, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains a single engraving entitled "The Metropolitan Fair Buildings on Fourthteenth Street, New York".



The print size is approximately 11.5 x 16 inches.

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538768
Item #538768

April 09, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated April 19, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving entitled "'The Metropolitan Fair Buildings on Fourteenth Street New York". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538604
Item #538604

June 11, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated June 11, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains three engravings entitled "Spottsylvania Court House, Virginia"; "Batteries on General Warren's left, Near Spottsylvania, Virginia" and "Army of the Potomac - Crossing the River Ny, Virginia".



The print size is approximately 11.5 x 16 inches.... See More  

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633127

Abraham Lincoln vs. McClellan...

Item #633127

September 09, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1864 



* Gen. George B. McClellan

* Presidential nomination acceptance

* Clinton, East Feliciana Parish , Louisia
na



Among the ftpg. column heads are: "CANBY" "Expedition from Baton Rouge & Natchez" "Clinton, La., In Our Possession" "The Rebel Ram Nashville Blown Up" "GRANT" "Important Letter from the L... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$14.50
538574
Item #538574

October 22, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated October 22, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains a single engraving entitled "Grant's Campaign - Charge of the Fifth Corps on the Rebel Redoubt at Peebles's Farm - September 30, 1864".



The print size is approximately 11.5 x 16 inches.

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538772
Item #538772

October 22, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated October 22, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains an engraving entitled "Grant's Campaign - The Battle at Chapin's Farm, September 29, 1864". See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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538752
Item #538752

November 05, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated November 5, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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633252

Confederates review the year 1864...

Item #633252

November 14, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 14, 1864  Among the front page column heads are: "News From The South" "Report of the Rebel Secretary of War" "Review of the Campaign of 1864" "A Series of Rebel Successes" "A More Vigorous Conscription Demanded" "He Advocates the Arming of Slaves, But Seen No Present Necessity for It" "The Situation In Geo... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$14.50
538486
Item #538486

December 31, 1864

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS dated December 31, 1864 (print only)



This is a single-page print. The print contains three engravings "Scene at Calcutta, East Indies - Terrible Effects of the Hurricane of October 5th" and "The Piot Boat M. H. Ginnell" and "Army of the Potomac - Burning of the Weldon Railroad Bridge, Over the River Nottaway, Dec. 8 - from a Sk... See More  

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$13.00
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  

Item from Catalog 302 (released for January, 2021)...

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$9.00
140912

Item #140912
THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Albany, New York, 1865. Subtitled: "A Journal For The Farm, Garden, and Fireside", this publication has content of rural concerns. 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 13x9 inches and contains 16 pages. Very nice.

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$12.00
140229
Item #140229

January 26, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts  January 26, 1865 This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other areas during the w... See More  

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140911

Item #140911

January 26, 1865

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN from Albany, New York and dated: January 26, 1865. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 16 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time. This farming newspaper contains agricultural news.

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538749
Item #538749

January 28, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated January 28, 1865  (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including revolver and/or pistol ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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140230

Item #140230

March 03, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT from Worcester, Massachusetts and dated March 3, 1865. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other a... See More  

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$15.00
538745
Item #538745

March 04, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated March 4, 1865  (print only)



This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including revolver and/or pistol ads. See photos for details.



The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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140235

Item #140235

March 31, 1865

WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT from Worcester, Massachusetts and dated March 31, 1865. This 4 page newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this very historic time in U.S. history. This issue is loaded with advertisements and short Civil War reports on inside pages from the day it was first reported that include the following reports: SEE PHOTO! and more from other ... See More  

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$15.00
538734
Item #538734

May 20, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1865 (print only)  This is a single-page print. The page contains several Civil War era ads including one for "President Lincoln - His Portrait, with Comments on His life and Death - in Phrenological Journal...". See photos for details.

The print size is approximately 11 x 15.75 inches.

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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
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