Reconstruction (1865-1877)

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210709

Item #210709

November 06, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 6, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!   "Before and After Election" "An Arab Romance" "A Bazar In Constantinoble" "The Turco-Russian War - with the Turks in Bulgaria" "Joh Welsh, the New Minister to Great Britain" "Meade's Wonderful Midgets"

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603891

Chief Joseph... Nez Perce Indians...

Item #603891

November 09, 1877

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 9, 1877  The front page of the issue has a one column heading: "General News"; "The Feeling in Washington Over Gen. Miles' Victory"; and more. (See photos for text on the decision of the U.S. military to send Chief Joseph and his followers to Fort Leavenworth in Kansas).

Other news of the day throughout including various... See More  

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174190
Item #174190

November 10, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY November 10, 1877. Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Another Sedan." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "A Cranberry Bog, Ocean County, New Jersey - Pickers at Work." Full pg. Nast illus. of "The Web We Ruin." 2/3 of a dblpgctrfld. of "The Battle of Kizil-Tepe, In Armenia." 2/3 pg. illus. of "Trafalgar - The Sinking of the 'Redoutable&#... See More  

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613630

St. Louis, Missouri lynching....

Item #613630

November 11, 1877

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 11, 1877



* Karl Strahl lynching - hanging

* Goetz murders




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "HORROR'S HARVEST" "Carl Strahl, the Double Murderer, Executed by Judge Lynch" "The Murderer Leads His Captors to Where Goetz's Body Rests" "... See More  

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210701

Item #210701

November 13, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 13, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!   "Our Hot-Corn Plenipotentiary at the Paris Exhibition" "The Voyage of Cleopatra's Needle from Alexandra to England" "The French Exploring Expedition in the Desert of Sahara, Algeria" "Works of the Southern White Lead Co., St. Louis., Mo."

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209632

Front Page Illustration of the Democratic Donkey...

Item #209632

November 15, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Nov. 15, 1877 This is the popular folio-size illustrated newspaper of 8 pages which contains a full front page political cartoon captioned: "The Democratic Donkey Stripping The Clothes Off The Back of the Army." An inside page has a map of the cities of New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore. A few other prints throughout, some minor margin tears, some dirti... See More  

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174192

Chief Joseph surrenders...

Item #174192

November 17, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 17, 1877  The full ftpg. is a nice political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "The Off Year" which shows the Republican elephant (Nast's creation). Inside has a full pg. with 5 prints of: "The Virginia State Agricultural Fair at Richmond--Visit of President Hayes"; a fullpg. Nast political cartoon: "Les Deux Presidents--Elysee" shor... See More  

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211410

Item #211410

November 17, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 17, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "November Days" "Views in the Crater of Kilauea" "The Tithe Collector's Return" "Rest by the Way" "The Competition for the Prize of Rome at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris" "The Suicide, William F. Coolbaugh"

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$33.00
669261

Edison invents the phonograph... Baseball science...

Item #669261

November 17, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1877 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor

* Early baseball science




A page 2 article headed: "A Wonderful Invention--Speech Capable Of Indefinite Repetition From Automatic Records" reports this about Edison's latest invention: "...The possibility is simply startling...a strip of indented paper tr
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$245.00
601808

Early Billiards... pool...

Item #601808

November 22, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, November 22, 1877



* Billiards becoming popular



This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 5 has one small column headings: "Modern Billiards" "An Interesting Exposition of the Beauties of the Game" Lengthy text here.

Complete in nice condition.... See More  

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$23.00
211398

Item #211398

November 23, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 23, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying! "Our Artist in Washington" "The Tuco-Russian War" "Wholesale Warehouse of Alex. T. Stewart & Co., Chicago" "The Paris Exposition of 1878" "The Crisis in France" "The Power of the Human Eye"

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174194

The Republican elephant on the front page...

Item #174194

November 24, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1877  Full front page shows a Thomas Nast political cartoon entitled "Saved (?) By The Skin Of His____" showing the injured Republican elephant hanging onto a limb with his trunk. Great full page shows construction of the Brooklyn Bridge "The East River Bridge - Demolition of Buildings for the New York Approach". Full page Thomas... See More  

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202367
Item #202367

November 24, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, November 24, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: NEW YORK CITY SEWAGE TUNNEL - TILE MAKING MACHINE - FLOURING MILL - BORING MACHINE & more, including related text.

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$21.00
211397

Item #211397

November 24, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, November 24, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying! "The Vanderbilt Wedding" "Late for Dinner" "Musical Memories" "Cold Without"

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601759

USS Huron sinking disaster...

Item #601759

November 24, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, November 24, 1877



* USS Huron North Carolina coast sinking

* Sloop-rigged screw steam gunboat




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

The front page has one column headings: "The Huron Disaster" "One Hundred and Five Lives Lost" "Only Thirty Persons Saved From The wreck" and... See More  

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153143

Uncommon from this small town in Northern Pennsylvania...

Item #153143

November 27, 1877

WARREN MAIL, Pennsylvania, Nov. 27, 1877  A complete 4 page issue with a wealth of news of the day, both local and national, plus literary content as well . A large number of period ads also, many of which are illustrated.

State seal in the masthead, cleanly cut at the blank spine margin, light water stain in upper left corner, generally quite nice condition.

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$25.00
174196

Doctors at work on the field of battle...

Item #174196

December 01, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 1, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "Exhumed." Inside are three large illus. pertaining to "The Funeral of the Late Senator Morton." 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Dissolution of the High Court of Justice." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "A Skirmish on the Road to Plevna - Circassian Cavalry in the Foreground."... See More  

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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202366

Ice making machine...

Item #202366

December 01, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1877  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: ICE MAKING MACHINE - SUGAR CANE GRINDING MILL - FOLDING BOOK CASE - TRICYCLE & more, including related text.

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$21.00
211447

Item #211447

December 04, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 4, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "The Exhibition of the Society of Decorative Art" "The Huron Disaster" "The New Chapel of St. Augustine" "A Visit of Condolence" "Philadelphia's Farewell to Minister Welsh" "The Paris Exposition of 1878"

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211445

Item #211445

December 07, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 7, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "Trial of Dr. Lambert, President of the American Popular Life Insurance Company, for Perjury" "Thirty-Fifth Semi-Annual Exhibition of the Brooklyn Art Association" "Dante" "An Irreparable Misfortune"

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174198

Front page print of Sitting Bull...

Item #174198

December 08, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 8, 1877 Very nice full front page: 'Sitting Bull & the United States Commission' shows 6 scenes including an inset of Sitting Bull & one of White Eagle. Inside is a fullpg: "The 'Small Breeds' Thanksgiving - Return of the First Born from College" which shows a Black family. Two fullpg. Thomas Nast cartoons titled: "Thanksgi... See More  

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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211456

Item #211456

December 12, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 12, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "Cartoons on Current Topics" "The Turco-Russian War" "What Might Have Been Expected"

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681176

Rutherford B. Hayes' state-of-the-union address...

Item #681176

December 14, 1877

THE EXPOSITOR INDEPENDENT, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, Dec. 14, 1877 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes

* State of the Union Address




Certainly one of the less common titles we have encountered from Wisconsin. All of pages 2, 3 & a portion of page 6 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type at its conclusion: R. B. Hayes.

This was the Preside... See More  

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174200

Artificial chicken hatching...

Item #174200

December 15, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  December 15, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "C. O. D." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Artificial Chicken Hatching." 1/3 pg. illus. of "Breakfast for the Prisoners." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "Rainy Weather." 2/3 pg. illus. of "The Last Purchase." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "M. Jules Grevy, ... See More  

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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617294

San Elizario Salt War...

Item #617294

December 17, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, December 17, 1877



* San Elizario Salt War

* Texas Rangers vs. Mexicans

* El Paso County




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "The Thursday Fight in El Paso County, Tex." "A Number of American Civilians and Military Killed" and more. (see)

This issue is not fragi... See More  

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601673

The electric chair long before it would be formalized...

Item #601673

December 18, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, Dec. 18, 1877 



* Electrocution as a means of execution ?



Page 3 has an interesting article: "Public Executions - Electricity as a Substitute for the Rope", which is a letter suggesting electricity come be used as a more humane method of execution. Various details are offered by the writer (see).

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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601764

Henry Ward Beecher sermon...

Item #601764

December 19, 1877

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, December 19, 1877



* Henry Ward Beecher sermon

* Existence of Hell?




This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.

Page 6 has one column headings: "Henry Ward Beecher" "The Plymouth Pastor's Unorthodox Sermon"

Complete and in nice condition.... See More  

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618558

Greenfield NY candy factory explosion...

Item #618558

December 21, 1877

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1877



* Greenfield, Saratoga County, New York

* Candy factory boiler explosion disaster




The front page has an article headed: "A DISASTROUS EXPLOSION" "Many Persons Serious Injured" and more with several subheads. Lengthy text takes up the entire front page and more with related illustration.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, li... See More  

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174202

The masquerade ball...

Item #174202

December 22, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 22, 1877  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "More Pacification." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "Farewell Reception to Minister Welsh at the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Arts." 1/3 pg. portrait of "Osman Pasha." 1/4 pg. illus. of "Victor Hugo in Auguste's Wine Shop." 2/3 of a doublepage centerfold of "An Old-F... See More  

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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688936

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #688936

December 22, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* The phonograph invented

* Best title to have this in ?




Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we ... See More  

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204058

Art Of Scroll Sawing...

Item #204058

December 28, 1877

DAILY GRAPHIC, N.Y., Dec. 28, 1877 Inside has a full page report: "Scroll-Sawing" "Rapid Development Of a Beautiful Art--Some Practical Suggestions For The Amateur". Has several illustration examples of this artwork. Has an archival mend at the bottom of the second and third leaf.

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174204

Virginia City, Nevada...

Item #174204

December 29, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 29, 1877  Front full pg. illus. of "The Christmas Baby." Inside is a full pg. Nast illus. entitled "Death on Economy." Full pg. illus. of "Chinese Quarters, Virginia City, Nevada."

Doublepage centerfold containing many illus. pertaining to "The Story of a Giant." Full pg. illus. of "Annual Dinner of the St. ... See More  

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Note: Most authentic Harper's Weekly issues come from bound volumes, and those dated in January and December often have more wear-and-tear than those from February through November - especially the first and last issues of each year. This reality is reflected in the price shown.

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211450

Item #211450

December 29, 1877

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, December 29, 1877.  A great issue for framing and displaying!  "Holiday Sketches" "The Paris Exposition of 1878" "The China Tea Trade" "Winter --- Reynard Blockaded by Snow"

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648123

Map shows El Paso & the Rio Grande...

Item #648123

December 29, 1877

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 29, 1877  The ftpg. has a column wide map headed: "El Paso and The Rio Grande" with text, including: "...shows the scene of operations in El Paso County, Texas, and the course of the Rio Grande as far as Laredo...The  cattle raids...were made upon the stock ranches at least 150 miles below Laredo...".

Eight pages, slightly browned, good conditi... See More  

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