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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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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$10.00
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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$10.00
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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$14.00
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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567948

Tobogganing illustration...

Item #567948

February 18, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY, February 18, 1893 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "Tobogganing at Montmorency Falls, Canada". This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches, with an archival mend made on the reverse side of the illustration and non-archival mends, and an impressed library stamp in the ... See More  

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221229

Cripple Creek Colorado...

Item #221229

January 06, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY; dated: January 6, 1894. This print shows an inside hotel scene in Cripple, Creek Colorado. Print Only !

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150183

Home-economics publication....

Item #150183

April 21, 1894

HOUSEHOLD ECONOMICS, Boston, Massachusetts,  Apr. 21, 1894 Described in the masthead as the: "Official Paper of the Household Exhibits, Horticulture Hall, Boston, Mass. in Aid of The New England Helping Hand Society." This contains articles and advertisements.

Complete in four pages with some fold wear and a few minor margin stains, otherwise in good condition.

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625677

Ink drawing by Charles Dana Gibson...

Item #625677
(unknown) This is an ink drawing by Charles Dana Gibson of a lady artist. The print measure 5 1/4 x 8 1/4 inches and the grey matting measures 10 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches. Very nice condition.

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152981

Item #152981
THE EDITOR, Franklin, Ohio, 1896 A monthly magazine containing mostly tories & poems. 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 8"x5", 42 pages, nice condition.

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$11.00
590148

Colored print...Sick child...

Item #590148

January 01, 1896

This is a single page, colored print only entitled "There Is Hope" which is a scene of a sick child in bed with her parents and grandmother looking on. The source of the print is unknown but bears a copyright date of 1896 by Wm. H. Hussey. This measures 15 x 10 inches and is in nice condition.

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539205

Ivory Soap advertisement...

Item #539205

January 01, 1897

Unknown Title, circa 1897.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. The color print size is approximately 10.5 x 15.5 inches and is a full-page ad for Ivory Soap.

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218391

Children's periodical in 1898....

Item #218391

July 31, 1898

LESSON FOR THE LITTLE ONES, Dayton, Ohio, July 31, 1898.

 

* 19th century Children's periodical



Has Sunday school-related content for youngsters, plus a few illustrations. Quarto-size, 4 pgs., small hole at the fold juncture, lite fold creases, lite wear. 4 pages.

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209933

Uncommon from Topsfield in 1898...

Item #209933

October 08, 1898

THE TOPSFIELD TOWNSMAN, Massachusetts, October 8, 1898. Interesting local paper from this town, with various news of the day and many illustrated ads. Some of the headlines in this issue include: "War News of Local Interest" "Fall Field Day Of Knights Templar" "Seeding Grass Land" and much more. Complete in 4 pages, full size, has many folds but not fragile. little wear at the folds.

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572814

Small prints for framing...

Item #572814
A set of 14 small prints... SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE, February, 1899.  This lot is comprised of 9 pages containing a total of 14 prints, some of which are on the reverse side of the page. The prints is in reference to an article relating to Robert Louis Stevenson and were in the issue from the above reference publication. These would make a nice framed grouping. The pages measure approximately 9.2... See More  

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625753
Item #625753
(unknown) This is a black and white illustration of a farm setting by Tim Cove. The publication and era is unknown. The print measures 7 1/2 x 5 inches and the grey matting measures 11 1/8 x 13 3/4 inches. Very nice condition.

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161498

For the little child in all of us...

Item #161498

January 01, 1900

THE YOUTH'S COMPANION, Boston, Massachusetts, 1900-1905. A charming newspaper with several short stories for children, featuring several illustrations, an ornate masthead, and plenty of advertisements. Note: the photo is "generic". The issue you will receive will be of the same "look" and condition, but actual dates vary within the range of 1900-1905.

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161487

Item #161487

January 01, 1901

NEW YORK WEEKLY WITNESS, New York, NY, 1901. Subtitled: "An Exponent of Applied Christianity--Undenominational in Religion--Independent in Politics." which pretty much sums up the content within. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be of a slightly different date but will have the format as shown. Eight pages measuring 17"x13", even browning.

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575343
Item #575343

January 01, 1901

CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT, Los Angeles, 1901  Printed in the dateline is: "An Inter-Denominational Christian Newspaper" and in a banner which is part of the masthead: "Our Motto: Pure Religion, Pure Morals, Pure Government". As would be expected, the content is primarily religious in nature. Complete in 12 pages, 101/2 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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552247
Item #552247

May 19, 1901

LESSONS FOR THE LITTLE ONES, Dayton, Ohio, May 19, 1901



* Uncommon title




Has Sunday school content for young folks.



Octavo-size, 4 pages, some lite wear.

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$13.00
221868

1902 Kids newspaper...

Item #221868

July 27, 1902

LESSONS FOR THE LITTLE ONES, Dayton, Ohio, July 27, 1902.

 

* Early children's periodical



Sunday school content for young folks. Full front page photo, a few illustrations inside. Octavo-size, 4 pages, lite general wear, fold creases.

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552178

Children's periodical.....

Item #552178

August 03, 1902

LESSONS FOR THE LITTLE ONES, Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 3, 1902



* Uncommon



Has Sunday school content for young folks. Octavo-size, 4 pages, some lite wear.

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561292

Exposition...

Item #561292

September 03, 1904

SUPPLEMENT OF THE SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, from New York, dated September 3, 1904. (print only)



This is a double-page print of "The Festival Hall and Colonnade of States --- The Architectural Masterpiece of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition".



The page is approximately 15.75 x 21.75 inches and is in very nice condition. Please see photos for details.... See More  

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538279

William Taft...

Item #538279

January 01, 1905

Life magazine, circa 1905.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact date is unknown. The print is by Albert Levering and is that of "William H. Taft". The print size is approximately 8.5 x  10.75 inches.

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538283
Item #538283

January 01, 1905

Life magazine, circa 1905.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact date is unknown. The print is by Allan Gilbert and is entitled "Becky Sharp - Life's Gallery of Heroines". The print size is approximately 8.5 x  10.75 inches.

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538783

Automobile advertisement...

Item #538783

January 01, 1905

HARPER'S WEEKLY, circa 1905.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact date is not known. The print is the backcover of an issue and is an automobile ad for Columbia 2 Electric Vehicle Company.



The size is approximately 9.5 x 13.5 inches.

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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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161482
Item #161482

January 01, 1907

THE COMMERICIAL AND FINANCIAL CHRONICLE, New York, NY, 1907. An interesting finance and investment-related periodical mostly taken up with finance-related advertisements within its 20 pages, but there are some news reports near the back. Nice condition. 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... See More  

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625734
Item #625734
(unknown) This print is of a lady with a bowl of flowers. The publication is unknown. The print measure 5 x 6 1/4 inches and the grey matting measures 10 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches. Very nice condition.

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628734

Harry Thaw Murder Trial 1907....

Item #628734

January 24, 1907

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, January 24, 1907



* Harry Thaw's murder of Stanford White

* Murder Trial - two jurors chosen

* The Trial of the Century (so-called as of 1907)


 
This complete 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on page nine: "HARRY THAW GOES ON TRIAL", "ONLY TWO JURORS ARE CHOSEN", and "DEFENDANT'S FAMILY IN
... See More  

Discounted (as shown) by 50% through October 15, 2020!

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543066

USS North Dakota...

Item #543066

April 03, 1909

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 3, 1909



* The USS North Dakota



The front page of the this issue shows an illustration of a battle scene, which reads:  "The Use of Aerial Artillery in Warfare".  Additional content includes:  "The Latest United State 'Dreadnought'...", "Night Sky: March and April", and much more.



This issue is damag... See More  

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538777

Automobile advertisement...

Item #538777

August 07, 1909

HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 7, 1909.  (print only)



The color print size the backcover of this issue and is an advertisement for The Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Company. The size is approximately 11 x 16 inches.

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538272

Baseball print... "'Warming up' for the Commencement Week"...

Item #538272
Title unknown, circa 1910-1915 (?) - matted print



PLEASE NOTE: This exact date and issue of this print is unknown. The print is entitled "'Warming up' for the Commencement Week". A collector informed us that the June 1915 issue of "Scribner's Magazine" also contained this print, only a bit smaller in size.

This print is approximately 6.5 x  8 inches and the... See More  

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625697
Item #625697
(unknown) This print by N. C. Wyeth is entitled "Christmas Morning" is of a father and son shoveling snow. The publication and era is unknown. The print measure 5 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches and the tan matting measures 10 x 12 1/8 inches. Very nice condition.

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625699
Item #625699
(unknown) This print by N. C. Wyeth is of a colonial men. The publication and era is unknown. The print measure 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches and the burnt orange matting measures 10 1/4 x 12 7/8 inches. Very nice condition.

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625702
Item #625702
(unknown) This print by N. C. Wyeth is of an Eskimo with his dogs and sleigh. The publication and era is unknown. The print measure 5 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches and the tan matting measures 10 1/2 x 11 7/8 inches. Very nice condition.

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625703
Item #625703
(unknown) This print by N. C. Wyeth is of a swashbucklers in a boat. The publication and era is unknown. The print measure 5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches and the tan matting measures 10 3/4 x 12 3/4 inches. Very nice condition.

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$13.00
625706
Item #625706
(unknown) This print by N. C. Wyeth is a self-portrait "Newell Convers Wyeth". The publication and era is unknown. The print measure 5 x 6 1/2 inches and the dark grey matting measures 10 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches. Very nice condition.

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$10.00
625735
Item #625735
(unknown) This print is of whalers in a boat with a whale in the distance. The publication is unknown. The print measure 7 x 4 1/2 inches and the bluish/grey matting measures 9 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches. Very nice condition.

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625737
Item #625737
(unknown) This print entitled "Summer" by Helen M. Turner and is of a lady with a parasail sitting outside. The publication and era is unknown. The prints measure 7 x 6 inches and the green matting measures 10 7/8 x 12 inches. Very nice condition.

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$16.00
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