The Wild West

The term "wild west" conjures many things in the mind—criminal outlaws like Billy the Kid or Jesse James, the California Gold Rush, or the folklore associated with the American frontier. We welcome you to browse our Wild West newspaper inventory or learn more about American Wild West newspapers at our main Wild West page.

The Wild West

The term &quot;wild west&quot; conjures many things in the mind&mdash;criminal outlaws like Billy the Kid or Jesse James, the California Gold Rush, or the folklore associated with the American frontier. We welcome you to browse our Wild West newspaper inventory or learn more about American <a href="http://www.rarenewspapers.com/entry/wild_west">Wild West newspapers</a> at our main Wild West page.
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130299
Item #130299
DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1872. A rare and very early issue from the old West in Utah.

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$31.00
130298
Item #130298

January 01, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1890 A rare issue from Utah.

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$28.00
130294

Very early Oregon...

Item #130294
SALEM DAILY RECORD, Salem, Oregon, 1874  This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.



With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis.



Very early for Oregon.



The photo i... See More  

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$37.00
130293
Item #130293
OREGON STATEMAN, Salem, Or. 1864 A rare and very early issue from Oregon.

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$46.00
130292

Item #130292
OREGON STATE JOURNAL, Eugene City, Or. 1876 A rare and early issue from the Old West.

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$40.00
130291

Very early Oregon...

Item #130291
NEW NORTHWEST, Portland, Oregon, 1875  This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for Oregon. This issue is in nice condition. Wo... See More  

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$36.00
130290

Early Portland, Oregon...

Item #130290
MORNING OREGONIAN, Portland, Oregon. 1877 An uncommon and early newspaper from Portland which has a nice engraving in the masthead (see photo). Most of the front page is filled with various news of the day, not only for the western portion of the United States but from across the country as well. Further news reports are on the inside pages as well plus a wealth of advertisements, several of which... See More  

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$36.00
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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$14.00
130281

Rare title from Oregon...

Item #130281
ASHLAND TIDINGS, Oregon 1880  An uncommon title from a town  on the border with California which got its start as a tent city when gold was discovered in the area in the early 1850's.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$46.00
130277

Rare title from an old Nevada mining town...

Item #130277

January 01, 1883

DAILY MORNING DEMOCRAT, Austin, Nevada, 1882  Sometimes unusual incidents are the reason good things happen. Such is the case with Austin. The town was actually discovered in 1862 by a horse belonging to a W. H. Talbott. The horse accidentally kicked up a piece of quartz containing gold & silver. Talbott sent the piece to Virginia City for assay, staked out a claim, and when word got out,... See More  

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$40.00
130274
Item #130274
EUREKA DAILY LEADER, Nevada, 1878 A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote  town in northeastern Nevada. This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 ft. elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 residents. In its heyday when mining was the predominate draw from the mid-1870's until the shutting down of most  ... See More  

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$41.00
130263
Item #130263

January 01, 1883

ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL, NM 1883 A very rare and early issue from New Mexico.

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$139.00
130257

Helena, Montana - in very good condition...

Item #130257

January 01, 1881

HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, MT. 1881 A rare issue from early Montana with various news of the day and a wealth of ads.

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$32.00
130256

Montana from the year of statehood...

Item #130256

January 01, 1889

HELENA JOURNAL, Montana, 1889 An uncommon issue of 8 pages with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. From the year it became a state! Nice condition.  The image shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual content vary.

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$34.00
130252

Mining town in the Rocky Mountains...

Item #130252

January 01, 1882

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado 1882  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

Complete in four pages, small folio size, a few binding h... See More  

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$36.00
130251

Rare title from Gunnison...

Item #130251

January 01, 1882

FREE PRESS, Gunnison, Colorado, 1882  An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains. Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

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$51.00
130249

Item #130249

January 01, 1881

DENVER TRIBUNE, Colorado, 1881 A newspaper from the "Old West" with 8 pages, a wealth of news of the day and many ads as well, several of which are illustrated. Fascinating reading on what life was like in Colorado in the 1880's. A few minor edge tears, generally very nice condition.

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$36.00
130248

Item #130248

January 01, 1882

DENVER DAILY TIMES, Denver, Co. 1882 A rare issue from early Colorado.

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$36.00
130247

Early newspapers from Colorado...

Item #130247
THE DENVER DAILY, Colorado, 1867  A very rare and early issue from Colorado, nine years before statehood which makes this a territorial newspaper. Very nice condition.

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$46.00
130246
Item #130246
THE WORLD, San Diego, California, 1874 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Early for California.  

Little mar... See More  

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$34.00
130244

Visalia, California...

Item #130244
VISALIA WEEKLY DELTA, Visalia, California, 1873 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California.The photo is re... See More  

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$31.00
130243
Item #130243

January 01, 1883

TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California 1883 From the Old West, with various news of the day and a wealth of ads.   The image shown is only an example of the format and condition of the issue you will receive. 

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$31.00
130241
Item #130241

January 01, 1883

TRUTH, San Francisco, Ca. 1883 Rare issue from the Old West in California.  This is a 4 page issue in very good condition for the period.  The images shown are representative of the look and condition of this title.  Actual dates vary.

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$26.00
130239

Item #130239
THE TIMES, San Francisco, Ca. 1867 A rare and very early issue from the Old West in California. We only have one remaining issue of this rare title. Small hole in front leaf, otherwise goood.

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$40.00
130237

Item #130237
WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, 1876 Rare from the Old West in California.

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$35.00
130236

Item #130236

January 01, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, Ca. 1880 Rare issue from the Old West in California.

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$33.00
130233

Item #130233

January 01, 1890

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, Ca. 1890 A rare issue from California.

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$35.00
130230
Item #130230

January 01, 1880

SCOTT VALLEY NEWS, Fort Jones, California, 1880  A rare issue from the Old West.

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$48.00
130229

Volume One issue...

Item #130229
SANTA ROSA DEMOCRAT, California 1875 This 4 page volume 1 newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many being illustrated. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. 



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$30.00
130224

San Francisco, California...

Item #130224
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, San Francisco, California, 1875  A rare issue from the Old West in California.

This is complete in four pages.

The photo is representative of the issue, you will receive a randomly dated issue from within the year.

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$31.00
130222

Early Southern California...

Item #130222
SAN DIEGO UNION, California, 1873



* Uncommon title from the Old West 

* Early Southern California
 



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were ofte... See More  

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$34.00
130221
Item #130221
SAN DIEGO NEWS, Ca. 1879  This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. Very early for California. Nice condition.  The issue... See More  

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$34.00
130219
Item #130219

January 01, 1889

SAN BERNARDINO DAILY COURIER, Ca. 1889 A rare issue from California.

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$30.00
130218

Very early from California...

Item #130218
SACRAMENTO UNION, California 1859  This is one of the earliest California newspapers we have the pleasure to offer. As might be imagined issues from the Gold Rush vicinity--just ten years after the start of the rush--are difficult to find. As perhaps you've noticed most of our California inventory is from the 1870's and 1880's.

This issue has a wealth of news of the day, not just from ... See More  

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$36.00
130217

Item #130217
SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Ca. 1872 A rare and early issue from the Old West in California.

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130213

Early Santa Rosa...

Item #130213

January 01, 1880

DAILY REPUBLICAN, Santa Rosa, 1880 A rather rare and early issue from the Old West in California. In fragile condition--must be handled carefully.

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$31.00
130211

A rare issue from California...

Item #130211

January 01, 1888

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1888-89



A fragile issue--must be handled carefully.  An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully.  The issue shown is representative of the look and conditio... See More  

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$36.00
130198

Early San Francisco...

Item #130198
DAILY MORNING CALL, San Francisco, California, 1876



* A rare and early issue from the far West.



Complete in 4 pages, rough left margin and minor edge tears, but in overall good condition due to the use of rag paper (see images). Measures approximately 28 by 21 inches.



Note: All issues have been folded at the mid-fold (typical). A 24x18 folder stores the issue folded in this manner.



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$31.00
130194

Founded with the California Gold Rush...

Item #130194
MARYSVILLE DAILY APPEAL, California 1866  Marysville has a "rich" history relating to the California Gold Rush. During that era, the ranch which was later developed into the town of Marysville, was a popular landing for riverboats from San Francisco and Sacramento filled with miners on their way to the dig sites. One of the early developers had a wife named Mary. The town's name... See More  

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$32.00
130191
Item #130191
LOS ANGELES DAILY STAR, CA 1874 Rare and early from Southern California. Evenly browned and somewhat pulpish, but not as pulpish as many issues from this era.   The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual issues vary.

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$38.00
130183

Great masthead...

Item #130183

January 01, 1884

WEEKLY OAKLAND TRIBUNE, California, 1884 See the photo below for the nice woodengraving in the masthead, which features a great view of the skyline of Oakland--at that time! Some light browning, varoius news of the day and a wealth of ads. A 10 page issue.

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$31.00
130182

Item #130182

January 01, 1895

SAN BENITO ADVANCE, Hollister, California, 1895 A nice & uncommon title from this town, and in surprisingly nice condition for the age. This is NOT a pulpish newspaper! Slight browning at the margins, various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Four pages.

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$31.00
130181
Item #130181

January 01, 1891

THE UNION DEMOCRAT, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, 1891 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, and in surprisingly nice condition for a paper of this year. Some tears at edges and browning at the margins.

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$31.00
130179
Item #130179

January 01, 1880

FOOTHILL WEEKLY TIDINGS, Grass Valley, California, 1880 A rare issue from the Old West.

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$46.00
130178

Item #130178
WEEKLY EXPRESS, 1873 Los Angeles, CA. A rare and early issue from Southern California.

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$41.00
130177
Item #130177
EVENING REPUBLICAN, Los Angeles, CA. 1877 An early issue from Southern California. Rare to find issues this early from California.  Ths image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you wil receive (not volume 1).  The actual issue will vary, but will be from 1877, and will be in equal or better condition.

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$40.00
130176

From this legendary town in California...

Item #130176
DAILY EVENING POST, San Francisco, California, 1874  Few towns from the Old West are more legendary than San Francisco, springing to life with the nearby discovery of gold in 1848 at Sutter's Mill. Its population of 1000 in 1848 swelled to 25,000 by December, 1849.

This issue is four pages and contains various news and advertisements of the day, some 25 years after the beginning of the G... See More  

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$35.00
130175

Item #130175
DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, CA. 1870 A early and rare issue from the Old West in California.

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$30.00
130174
Item #130174
EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, CA. 1874 An early issue from Southern California. Rare to find issue from Los Angeles this early.

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$36.00
130171
Item #130171

January 01, 1894

CALIFORNIA POLITICAL RECORD, San Francisco, CA. 1894 Rare issue from the early West.

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$31.00
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