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569959

Variety lot of newspapers...

Item #569959
A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for under $2.50 each. A great set for a great price.  The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary.... See More  

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$24.95
559596

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #559596
(8) CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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$76.00
180016

The War of 1812...

Item #180016
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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$97.00
630009

Detailed description of the Missouri Territory...

Item #630009

June 14, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 14, 1817 



* Very early Missouri Territory



Page 2 has 1 12 column headed: "Missouri Territory--A Bid's-Eye View of the Missouri Territory" which is a very nice, detailed "travelogue" of the area, several years before statehood. Very fine reading.

Fours pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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$16.00
579577

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #579577
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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$18.00
632101

American Army enters Mexico City...

Item #632101

October 11, 1847

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 11, 1847



* General Winfield Scott

* Mexico City entered

* Mexican-American War




Page 2 has reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Encounter with the Guerrillas" and "Entrance Into the City of Mexico" & "Later From the Rio Grande"

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$36.00
200048

Gold Rush era...

Item #200048
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849   Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual... See More  

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$32.00
632935

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #632935
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously livi... See More  

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$38.00
219445

An instant mini-collection of early newspapers...

Item #219445
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for unde... See More  

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$24.95
559183

19th century 2nd rate and damaged lot...

Item #559183
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT  A lot of 50 2nd-rate and damaged American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, containing at least 7 different titles within the lot. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, heavy foxing & wear, missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a collection when condition is not a concern. Please note the ... See More  

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$45.00
632165

Early from the capital of Florida...

Item #632165

September 30, 1854

THE FLORIDIAN AND JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 30, 1854  A nice & rare opportunity for a very early newspaper from the capital of Florida. Very rarely are we able to find antebellum Florida newspapers, particularly from the capital. Formatted much like other newspapers of the day with various news reports both local & national, and a wealth of ads as well. 

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$63.00
631790

$15,000 reward for a huge robbery...

Item #631790

October 09, 1855

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1855  Page 2 has an interesting "$15,000 Reward" ad in the "Lost and Found" section of the paper, offering much detail on the theft. A few details include: "...the 17th of Sept. last two Boxes were delivered at the office of the American Express Co. in Dubuque, Iowa...Said boxes, on their arrival at the Sub-Treasury in New York were found to ... See More  

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$29.00
215899

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #215899
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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$28.00
629607

Kansas joins the Union while Georgia and Arkansas leave the Union...

Item #629607

February 06, 1861

WESTERN CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 6, 1861 



* Secession in the South

* Kansas joins Union




Page 5 has: "Congressional" reports which includes the news that Kansas has officially joined the Union on January 28. Also mention that: "...In the Senate Mr. Iverson, of Georgia, read the secession ordinance of his state, made a secession speech, and bade the Senat... See More  

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$19.00
180012

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #180012
(10) THE CIVIL WAR--a lot containing 10 issues of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view
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$132.00
631938

Monitor versus the Merrimac...

Item #631938

March 11, 1862

NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862 



* Battle of Hampton Roads

* Monitor vs. Merrimack

* Historic Civil War naval battle




Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, between the Monitor and Merrimac: "The Battle In Hampton Roads" "Interesting Details of the Two Days' Fighting" "How The Cumberland Was Sunk by the Merrimac" &quo... See More  

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$132.00
631933

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...

Item #631933

May 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862  



* Grand Junction, Tennessee

* Siege of Fort Macon ends

* Baton Rouge, Louisiana




The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beauregard To Grand Junction" showing the Corinth vicinity at the Mississippi Tennessee, Alabama border. Column heads include: "Capture of Fort Macon Officially Confirmed" "Reported ... See More  

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$42.00
631869

Military operations against the Confederate capital...

Item #631869

May 24, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1862  Among the front page column heads are war reports including; "Operations Against Richmond" "The National Forces Crossing the Chickahominy at Two Points" "Our Advance Within Five Miles of the Rebel Capital" "The Arrival of Beauregard" "The Rebel Army Swelled by Conscription of 2100,000 Men" and more. 

Eight p... See More  

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$28.00
172602

Battle of Cedar Mountain, Stonewall Jackson, and more...

Item #172602

August 30, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 30, 1862  The full front page is a print of: "Brigadier-General Michael Corcoran, Late Colonel 69th Regiment New York State Militia". Prints inside include: "John Morgan's Highwaymen Sacking a Peaceful Village in the West" "Negroes Building Stockades Under the Recent Act of Congress" "The Late General R. L. M'Coo... See More  

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$56.00

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583878

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #583878
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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$18.00
632063

Murder of Negroes... Battle of Ream's Station...

Item #632063

July 04, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 4, 1864  



* First Battle of Ream's Station

* A Confederate victory



Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Wilson & Kautz Safe" "Return of the Raiding Parties" "Severe Fighting on the Way" "Our Losses 750 to 1000" "The Destruction made By Our Men" "... See More  

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$30.00
631781

Trial for the "demon" warden of the Andersonville Prison...

Item #631781

September 29, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The top of the front page has: "The Wirz Trial" with several subheads including: "...The Andersonville Prison Rules Drawn Up by Wirz...". This is the trial of the prison warden Henry Wirz for the atrocities committed there.

Eight pages, nice condition. ... See More  

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$31.00
559613

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #559613
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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$60.00
180044

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #180044
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten  issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but... See More  

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$40.00
632153

Yuba City, California...

Item #632153

February 14, 1874

WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, Feb. 14, 1874  



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




The Mexican government granted land in Northern California to John Sutter, including a parcel upon which Yuba City is located, the same John Sutter upon whose land gold was subsequently discovered in 1848. He sold part of this tract to some enterprising men who wished to establish a town n
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$38.00
631925

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #631925

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description

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$268.00
559651

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #559651
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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$89.00
632206

Graphic presentation of Garfield's funeral in a "hometown" newspaper...

Item #632206

September 24, 1881

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death

* Best title to have




See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper.

The first column has some nice  heads a... See More  

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$110.00
632162

From 19th century Yuma, Arizona...

Item #632162

December 31, 1881

ARIZONA SENTINEL, Yuma, Dec. 31, 1881  Rare issue from the Old West. The front page features articles: "Climate" "A Boy's Composition on Fall" "Editorial Notes" and others. Other reports are of mining companies and interest. Other ads and news of the day within.

Complete in four pages, loose at the spine, evenly browned, measures 14 by 21 inches. Severa... See More  

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$43.00
631892

Great view of Denver, Colorado...

Item #631892

July 28, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 28, 1883



* Early Denver, Colorado



The most notable print would be the very nice full page print captioned: "Colorado--View of the City of Denver..." which is a great overview of the city at that time.

Other prints include: "New Mexico--The Tertio-Millennial Celebration at Santa F: A Group of Indian Clowns" "The Internat... See More  

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$74.00
628299

Velocipedes in the English Army... Early typewriter attachment...

Item #628299

November 30, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 30, 1889  Articles with images include: "The Military Bicycle" "Use of Velocipedes In The English Army" "The New Simpson Timber Dry Dock at the Brooklyn, Navy Yard" "The Proposed Railway Bridge Between England & France" and the "Gledhill's Attachment For Type Writers",  which is accompanied by a... See More  

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$29.00
632164

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #632164

February 06, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 6, 1892  The very handsome front page shows two women, a child & a man: "Driving A Bargain."  Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--making it a very nice display item.

Twenty pages, in very nice, clean condition.

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$54.00
631762

Train robbers have an easy job of it...

Item #631762

April 15, 1892

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, April 15, 1892  The top of the front page has an interesting article headed: "ROBBED A TRAIN WITH EASE" "Three Men Hold Up an Express Seventy Miles from New Orleans" "They Didn't Have to Fire A Shot" "Glitter of Their Revolvers Induced the Engineer, Fireman and Express Messenger to Surrender Without a Struggle--Bloodhounds ... See More  

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$38.00
631754

Thomas Edison described...

Item #631754

June 04, 1892

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 4, 1892 



* Inventor Thomas Edison described as humble



The top of the back page has: "Edison Isn't Proud" "His Hats & Cigars are Cheap & His Clothes are not a Bit Stuck Up". An interesting article on how "ordinary" Thomas Edison is, with a short interview with him as well (see).

Four pages, very large f... See More  

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$56.00
632118

Dalton Gang member is killed...

Item #632118

June 09, 1894

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894 



* The Dalton Gang original report 

* Outlaw Bill Dalton killed




Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornered & Shot Through the Heart". The dateline is from Ardmore, I.T. (Indian Territory, or what is now Oklahoma). The report begins: "Bill Dalton, the noted outlaw & leader of ... See More  

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$67.00
631951

Union Railway Station... Picturesque Minnesota...

Item #631951

September 06, 1894

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1894  The front page features a full illustration of: "The New Union Railway Station at St. Louis, Missouri". Inside includes a full page "Picturesque Minnesota Summer Resorts" with five photos. A full page: "Maneuvers of the Detachment of the Regular Army Under General Miles, in Camp Near Evanston, Illinois" has... See More  

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$38.00
632119

Nice report on the Bill Cook gang...

Item #632119

October 24, 1894

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1894



* Bill Cook Gang



 The top of page 2 has column heads: "MANY OUTLAWS LOOSE" "The Cook Gang Doing Wholesale Robbery in the West" "Aquia Creek Booty Recovered" plus various subheads (see). The text takes over a full column. The great article begins: "The latest performance in the grand carnival of crime whi... See More  

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$75.00
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