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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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. 



Very early for Californ... See More  

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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.



Bac... See More  

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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
130169

Early San Diego...

Item #130169
DAILY MORNING BULLETIN, San Diego, California  1872  A quite early and rare title from this now major metropolitan city from when it was just a small town, with a wealth of various local and national news of the day, and an interesting wealth of advertisements, many of which have the "typical Old West" look to them. A fascinating look at life in the Old West from a genuine news... See More  

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$38.00
130166

Item #130166
THE BEE, Sacramento, California, 1874 A very early issue of this title which I believe is still publishing in Sacramento(?) Never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition, nice print of the capitol building in the masthead (see photo), various news of the day and a wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.

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$30.00
130165

Item #130165

January 01, 1894

ARTHUR McEWEN'S LETTER, San Francisco, CA. 1894 A rare issue from California.

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$31.00
130071

Item #130071

January 01, 1884

GUNNISON REVIEW-PRESS, Colo., 1884 An uncommon newspaper from this old mining town. Folio-size, bit browned at edges. Even browning, some minor edge tears. News of the day and a wealth of illustrated ads.

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$31.00
130067

Great title from the Old West...

Item #130067

January 01, 1891

THE DAILY BOOMERANG, Laramie, Wyoming, 1891  A fascinating newspaper from this much romanticized Old West town. As for the unusual title? It was named for the editor's mule. This issue was printed just one year after statehood.



Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the first transcontinental railroad... See More  

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$39.00
130049

Before Utah became a state...

Item #130049

January 01, 1880

DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, 1880  Uncommon title from this Mormon city.  The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.  While actual dates vary, the issue will be dated in 1880 and will have the look/condition similar to what is shown in the image.  Due to the use of rag paper, the issue is in very good condition.  ... See More  

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$30.00
130025

A farming-themed newspaper from San Francisco...

Item #130025

January 01, 1886

PACIFIC RURAL PRESS, San Francisco, 1886  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 is a tabloid-size newspaper with a very decorative, "pastoral", masthead. The content is mostly farming related. The phot... See More  

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$30.00
130018

Newspaper from a ghost town...

Item #130018
ALPINE CHRONICLE, Silver Mountain, California, 1878 Originally called "Kongsberg", Silver Mountain was founded in the late 1850's-early 1860's by Scandinavian miners prospecting for silver. By 1863 the name was changed to Silver Mountain City. By 1866, the town had a population of 3,000. It was the county seat of Alpine County from 1864 to 1875. The demonetization of silver in 1873 cause... See More  

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$57.00
130003

First European settlement in Utah...

Item #130003
THE OGDEN JUNCTION, Utah, 1873  The masthead features a nice illustration symbolizing the "junction" of the east & west railroads with the completion of the transcontinental railroad which happened not far from here in 1869.

Ogden was originally named Fort Buenaventura, it was the first permanent settlement by people of European descent in what is now Utah. It was established i... See More  

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$37.00
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