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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152991

Separation of church and state...

Item #152991
THE INDEX, Boston, Massachusetts, 1878  Published by the "National Liberal League" espousing a platform for the 1880 election with a strong belief in the "total separation of church and state"as their platform states on the front page. Also on the front page is their nine point list of "The Demands Of Liberalism". Nice condition, six pages, approximately 14"... See More  

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596261

A communnial society newspaper from New York...

The newspaper from the famous (infamous?) Oneida Community...

Item #596261
THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1879  A small folio-size newspaper from Oneida, New York. A publication from this early "commune" in experimental living which advocated free love and other quite radical ideas at that time. In the end they disbursed under considerable controversy. Oneida Limited (silverware among other things) finds it origins deep within the historic Oneid... See More  

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554354
Item #554354

April 05, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated April 5, 1879. (print only)



This is a single-page Thomas Nast political illustration entitled "Hatching" with the caption "How much longer will birds of prey be allowed to gorge themselves on the savings of the self-denying and industrious -- and escape the consequences?"



The print size is approximately 16 x 11 inches and is in good ... See More  

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153019

Item #153019

January 01, 1880

STODDART'S REVIEW, Philadelphia, PA 1880. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures about 14"x10".

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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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554333
Item #554333

May 07, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated May 7, 1881. (print only)



This is a single-page Thomas Nast political illustration entitled "New York Must Go -- Down" with caption "Scum: 'When this law is passed, you will be so disorganized that you will not be able to muster a corporal's guard against me.'"



The print size is approximately 16 x 11 inches and is in good condition. ... See More  

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554374
Item #554374

July 16, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated July 16, 1881. (print only)



This is a single-page Thomas Nast political illustration entitled "Out-'Shining' Everybody in Humiliation at Albany" with the caption "New York: 'I did not engage you, Vice-President Arthur, to do this kind of work."



The print size is approximately 16.25 x 11.25 inches and is in good condition. Please see ... See More  

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152966

Item #152966

January 01, 1883

THE YANKEE BLADE, Boston, Massachusetts, 1883. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives, containing basically literary content. This is a nice issue to have from this location and period in history. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format as shown. Marginal tears w... See More  

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632205

Dry Docks in Brooklyn...

Item #632205

January 13, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 13, 1883  The front cover has "The Great Dry Docks at the Erie Basin, Brooklyn, N.Y." with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "New Hose Coupling"; "Schofield's Log Setting Apparatus for Saw Mills"; "Dutcher's Potato Digger"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in ... See More  

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151562

Item #151562

June 01, 1883

MORNING LIGHT, (New York), June 1883 Literary content for young people with a nice masthead and several illustrations. Top of an inside page has a bit of wear, otherwise good. Quarto-size with 8 pgs. Uncut.

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632868

To present facts & the truth...

Item #632868

June 01, 1883

POMEROY'S ADVANCE THOUGHT, New York, June, 1883  An interesting newspaper or magazine whose: "...aim ...is not to present scandal, gossip & so-called popular reading...but to give facts & present truths..." with more noted at the top of pg. 1. Among articles: "The Immorality of Spiritualists" "Denver, Colorado" "Better Than Beer, Bitters or Broth... See More  

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203728

Minneapolis Minnesota...

Item #203728

September 01, 1883

HOUSEKEEPER, Minneapolis, Minn., Sept., 1883 Described in the masthead as: "A Journal Of Domestic Economy". Quarto-size, 16 pgs., ftpg. has stray writing above the masthead and a dime-size hole in the upper margin, edges are tattered, some wear, occasional foxing.

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632208

Ship of War - Atlanta...

Item #632208

November 17, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 17, 1883  The front cover has "The New United States Ship of War Atlanta" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Improved Combined Shears and Punch"; "Novel Apparatus for Home-made Bread Making"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in good conditio... See More  

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632207

Death of Sir Williams Siemens...

Item #632207

December 22, 1883

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 22, 1883  The front cover has "The New United States Cruisers - The Dispatch Boat Dolphin" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The 'Hercules' Bone Mill"; "Furnace for Revivifying Bone Black"; death of "Sir William Siemens"; "The New United States War Steamer Chicago"; "The Gr... See More  

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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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570263

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570263

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "My Comrade".



The print size is approximately 2 x 6 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 6.25 x 10.25 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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570264

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570264

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "Specimen Jones".



The print size is approximately 2.5 x 5.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 6.5 x 9.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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570265

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570265

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "The Blue-China Cossack".



The print size is approximately 5.5 x 6.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 10.5 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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590125

Sheet music...

Item #590125

January 01, 1885

This is sheet music (piano and lyrics) entitled "Mother Dear has gone to Heaven" by George Pitt. This was copyrighted in 1885 by W. F. Shaw. Complete in 6 pages with the music printed on 3 pages, with archival mends in the margin area, measuring approximately 14 x 11 inches. Some lite dirtiness on the outer cover, otherwise in good condition.

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570260

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570260

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "A Study of Action".



The print size is approximately 5.25 x 5.25 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 9.25 x 9.25 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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570261

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570261

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "The Administrador of San Jose de Bavicora".



The print size is approximately 5 x 5.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 9. x 9.5 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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570262

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570262

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "el Patron".



The print size is approximately 4.5 x 6.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 10.5 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
... See More  

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570266

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570266

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "A Forester".



The print size is approximately 5.25 x 6.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 9.25 x 10.25 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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570267

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570267

January 01, 1885

Unknown title, 1885  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "Coming to the Rodeo".



The print size is approximately 8.25 x 4.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 12.25 x 8.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.
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633387

Mary Abigail Dodge on prohibition...

Item #633387

June 18, 1885

THE CUBA PATRIOT, New York, June 18, 1885



* Gail Hamilton - Mary Abigail Dodge

* Women's temperance movement




Page 3 has a lengthy article headed: "Prohibition" "The Women's Temperance Movement as a Factor in Politics" and more. (see) Text takes up 4 full columns.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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633386

Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage sermon...

Item #633386

December 10, 1885

THE CUBA PATRIOT, December 10, 1885



* Reverend Thomas De Witt Talmage



Page 3 has an article headed: "TALMAGE'S SERMON" with subheads. (see) Text takes up almost 3 full columns.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, generally in nice condition.

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152963
Item #152963

January 01, 1887

THE YOUTH'S LEDGER, New York, 1887. "An interesting monthly for the Young" as is printed in the masthead. See the photo below for an example of the "look" of this title from our archives. This is a nice issue to have from this location and period in history. DO NOTE that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this... See More  

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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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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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540910

Noteworthy print... singlesheet leaf only, but nice for display...

Item #540910

January 21, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, N.Y., Jan. 21, 1888 Fullpg. has a halfpg. exterior view of the Art Institute Of Chicago and two quarter page illus. of the interior. Has an archival mend to a minor tear in the right & left margins.

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570257

Frederic Remington print...

Item #570257

January 01, 1889

CENTURY MAGAZINE, 1889  (print only)



This print by Frederic Remington is entitled "Yuma Apache".



The print size is approximately 4.75 x 4.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.75 x 8.5 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.

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130289
Item #130289

January 01, 1889

THE MID-CONTINENT, St. Louis & Kansas City, Jan. 1889  A tabloid-size newspaper, subtitled "Formerly the St. Louis Evangelist ". Contains mostly religious content. Spine wear & edge tears & flaking. Minor staining.

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151870

Item #151870

January 26, 1889

THE LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE from Leominster, Massachusetts and dated: January 26, 1889. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 4 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time.

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625675
Item #625675
(unknown) This is a lot of two matted colored prints from unknown publications and time era. The prints are of a man and a woman. The prints measure 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches and the beige matting measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Very nice condition.

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625680
Item #625680
(unknown) This print is entitled "The Captain's Walk" is of a lady with an spyglass on a rooftop. The publication and era is unknown. The print measure 5 x 8 inches and the brown matting measures 10 x 13inches. Very nice condition.

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591047

For stamp collectors... 1890...

Item #591047
THE SOUTHERN PHILATELIST, Charleston, South Carolina, January, 1890 A monthly magazine themed on stamp collecting Has 8  pages plus the outer wrappers, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, still in nice condition. "Sample Copy" is stamped in the upper right margin.

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591352

1890 Fremont, Nebraska...

Item #591352

April 01, 1890

NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, April, 1890  Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches. Nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 4 issue.

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593865

Philately...

Item #593865

June 01, 1890

NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, June, 1890  Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches, nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 6 issue.

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593570

For stamp collectors... Philately...

Item #593570
THE SOUTHERN PHILATELIST, Charleston, South Carolina, June, 1890  A monthly magazine themed on stamp collecting. Has 12  pages plus the outer wrappers, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, still in nice condition. "Sample Copy" is stamped in the upper right margin.

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585850
Item #585850

July 01, 1890

NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, July, 1890  Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches. Nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 8 issue.

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222726

Child's 1890 Newspaper...

Item #222726

September 01, 1890

THE YOUTHS WORLD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sept., 1890.

 

* Uncommon title

* Illustrations




Has literary content for young people and a few related illustrations. Printed by the American Sunday-School Union.



Has an ornate masthead. Fold wear on the front page, a few small holes and tears in the text, a few margin tears, some creasing.
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560423

Dancing satire...

Item #560423

December 01, 1890

LIFE magazine dated December, 1890. (print only)



This is a single-page print from the issue. This print is entitled "A Social Sin" is of a dance with the caption reading... "He (after the waltz): Now do you think dancing is wicked? She (sweetly): Yes; if one dances as badly as you do."



The page is approximately 8.75 x 11. inches and is in good condition. Please s... See More  

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153011
Item #153011

January 01, 1892

PUNCH, London, England, 1892. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. An interesting satire periodical from England, including some illustration. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. 11"x9". 8 pages.

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152964
Item #152964

January 01, 1892

THE YOUTH'S COMPANION, Boston, 1892  Illustrations throughout plus many advertisements. Essentially the "Boy's Life" magazine of its day. See the photo below for an example of the "look" of this title from our archives. This is a nice issue to have from this location and period in history. DO NOTE that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not... See More  

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570394

Fox hunting print...

Item #570394
HARPER'S MONTHLY, 1892 (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact date of issue is unknown. This hunting print by R. F. Zogbaum is entitled "In Full Cry".



The print size is approximately 5 x 7.5 inches.


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153026
Item #153026

January 01, 1892

THE CURIO, Benson, Minnesota, 1892. See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives, containing various tidbits, poems, stamp collecting items, etc. An unusual and "curious" tiny newspaper, so the title fits well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date but will have the format as ... See More  

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575356

Rare title from Boston and Chicago...

Item #575356

January 01, 1892

THE GOLDEN RULE, "The International Representative of Young People's Societies of Christian Endeavor", Boston & Chicago, 1892 



* Rare title



A tabloid-size publication with primarily religious news & reports but with many advertisements as well. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, address label near the top, nice condition.... See More  

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150606

Republican nominations...

Item #150606

June 18, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, June 18, 1892 "Republican Nominations" on the frontpage discusses the nominees and includes a nice, one column illustrations of Harrison and Reid.

Complete in four pages, measuring approximately 19 3/4 x 13 inches, evenly browned with some edge tears and several small binding holes along the left spine margin. Should be handled with some care.... See More  

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151675

Item #151675

July 14, 1892

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER newspaper from Wellsville, N.Y., dated July 14, 1892. See the photo below for the nice front page article on the death of Cyrus W. Field, which includes an illustration of him. Much text as well, taking over two columns. You get the complete issue in very nice condition.

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632298

Harlem River Railroad Bridge... Army rifle...

Item #632298

December 31, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 31, 1892  The front cover has "Moving the Great Tower of the Harlem River Railroad Bridge - General View of Old and of Temporary Bridge" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Bidel Menagerie"; "The New Army Magazine Rifle"; "John Strong Newberry"; and other illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More  

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$14.50
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