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Bound volume, with plates...

Item #637511
Bound volume of GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London, from the 1820-1840 period. Contains over 600 pgs. and has at least 8 full page plates. Six monthly issues each with a full title/index page. Modern bindings and in nice condition.

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Rules & regulations of the United States Navy...

Item #610517

May 13, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, May 13, 1820 

* Early United States Navy

Within this issue are: "Rules & Regulations of the Navy" which take over a full page; "Constitution of Spain" which continues into the 8 page "Supplement" issue.

Complete in 24 pages scattered foxing, nice condition.

As noted in Wikipedia: "Niles edited an... See More  

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Four issues from our nation's capital...

Item #637509

(4) A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles.  They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital.  All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition.  The issues shown are representative

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Runaway Negroes... Celebrating the 4th of July... Land sales, signed James K Polk...

Item #634184

July 10, 1845

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, July 10, 1845 Page three has: "Runaway Negroes" which includes: "A large gang of runaway negroes, from Charles county, Maryland, armed with clubs, scythes, &c., passed through the turnpike gate, two miles from this city, on the road leading to Rockville, on Tuesday morning, about one o'clock...When the armed citizens overtook the neg... See More  

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Great reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #634816

April 17, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 17, 1847  The front page has most of a column headed; "From The Army at Vera Cruz" reporting on the Mexican War, and which includes a detailed letter signed in type by: H. L. Scott. Also two appointments by the President, promotions for General Gideon J. Pillow and General John A. Quitman.

The back page has: "The Administration a... See More  

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Taylor's state-of-the-union address...

Item #634186

December 25, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 25, 1849  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports from "Congress" including several mention of "...Mr. Davis, of Mississippi..." which was Jefferson Davis, who would become the President of the Confederacy.

Much of pages 4 and 5 are taken up with: "The President's Message", being the annual state of the... See More  

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Item #637510
EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a good price.

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Rare same-day report on Lincoln's inauguration...

Item #635500

March 04, 1861


* President-elect Abraham Lincoln

* First Inauguration (day of)

* Dawn of the Civil War

Actually a rather notable issue as every issue we've had of New York titles for this date simply reported the plans for the inauguration as this was the day Lincoln was sworn in as President. But page 2 has a column headed: "EXTRA" with a datelin... See More  

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Much news from the Confederacy...

Item #634315

January 13, 1862

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 13, 1862  Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "The Northern Congress--Important Discussion on the War--The Battle of Ball's Bluff--An Investigation Ordered--Slavery And The War" which takes over 2 columns. Also on the front page: "Notes Of The War" with subhe... See More  

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Map of rebel locations on the Mississippi River...

Item #634217

March 02, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1862 

* New Madrid, Missouri

* Hickman, Kentucky

The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The New Rebel Location on the Mississippi" at the border of Kentucky & Tennessee, showing Obionville, New Madrid, Hickman, Columbus, and more. There are many ftpg. column heads including: "The Enemy reported to be Concentrating at Chattanooga&quo... See More  

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Making the South pay for the war...

Item #635178

April 05, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 5, 1862 

* From the Confederate capital

The ftpg. has: "Battle the Spoiler" which begins: "The cry which comes up most profoundly from the bottom of the hearts of the people of the North, at this crisis, is that the South, which they fancy to be on the verge of being subjugated, must be made to pay the costs of the war..." wi... See More  

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Huge Civil War map...

Item #634214

April 12, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 12, 1862  The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements, while most of page 3 is taken up with a huge & very detailed map with a banner headline in larger type than is commonly found: "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN IN 1781" with a lengthy subhead (see). Various one column Civil War heads on pages 2, 4, 5 & 7.

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

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Civil War illustrations at a reduced price...

Item #637512
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of five issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfigurements, yet more than half off the regular price.  Great for research, classroom use, and still include many Civil War related prints - especially if you do not mind the minor condit... See More  

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Weekly review ofd the news...

Item #620670

February 28, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1863  Being the weekly edition the front page has a review of the "War News" and "General News" of the week, without the typical column heads. Various war reports inside as well.

Eight pages, irregular at the spine with minor loss of text.

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Naval events in the Civil War...

Item #620672

March 03, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 3, 1863  Among the front page column heads are: "Another Naval Disaster" "Capture of the U.S. Gunboat Indianola by the Rebels" "Capture & Burning of the Ship Jacob Bell by the Florida" "Running the Wilmington, N.C., Blockade" "Resignation of General Sigel" and more.

Eight pages, bit irregular at the spine, generall... See More  

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The Mississippi Marauders...

Item #634435

September 30, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1863  Among the ftpg. one column Civil War heads are: "Interesting From New Orleans" "The Good Health of the City" "The Mississippi Marauders" "From Charleston Harbor" "Description of the Rebel Works" "Honors to Gen. Gilmore" "Destitution of the Florida's Crew" and more.

Eight pages, nice cond... See More  

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Guerrillas in Tennessee...

Item #634121

December 26, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, Dec. 26, 1863  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" reporting news from the various theaters of the war, & includes: "...What will be the future of Gene... See More  

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The latest from the Confederacy...

Item #634313

January 22, 1864

DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 22, 1864 

* Rare rebel title

Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Yankees at New Kent Court House" "The Yankee Raid in Westmoreland & Richmond Counties" "The Currency Bill" "From General Johnston's Army" "Spirit of the Arm... See More  

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Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #634113

July 18, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, July 18, 1864  Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel News" "Affairs in Front of Petersburgh" "Rebel Jubilation Over the Maryland Raid" "The Prospect at Atlanta" "Rebel Criticism of General Grant" "Gen. Grant's Army", "The Sherman's Army" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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Many prints of Milledgeville, Georgia...

Item #172848

January 07, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 7, 1865  The full front page shows: "Sergeant Helmes Raising the Colors of the 107th New York Regiment Over the Capitol at Milledgeville, Georgia".

A wealth of prints in this issue including: "The Principal Part of the City of Savannah, Georgia" "Map of Wilmington Harbor, N.C." Destruction of the Depots, Public Buildings, a... See More  

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Trial of Andersonville prison "demon" warden Wirz...

Item #635254

August 23, 1865


* Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter

* Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia

Among the front pg. column heads are: "Trial of The Demon Werze" "Contradictory Statements on This Point" "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "A Letter From the Arch-Traitor" "He Cannot Imagine the Charges Against Him" "A Plan to ... See More  

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Valentine's Day print...

Item #634815

February 11, 1871

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 11, 1871  The prime print would be the very nice full page print: "The Fourteenth Of February" showing the mailman at the door with envelopes, with expectant girls (see). Other prints include: "Hoisting the German Flag on Mont Valerien" with other war-related prints, and the centerfold shows: "The Last Sortie from Paris--Prussian... See More  

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Valentine's Day centerfold...

Item #634814

February 10, 1872

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 10, 1872  The prime print would be the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Valentine's Day: 'Oh! Here Is The Postman!". Other prints include: "Sketches In the Bank of England" "Sketches in Rome: Basilica of St. Clement" "Townshall at Larne, Ireland" and much more.

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Reports on the Modoc Indian War in California...

Item #636050

June 14, 1873


* Modoc War - Indians - Lava Beds

The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the Modoc Indian War: "THE MODOCS" "Interview With Captain Jack & Others" as well as: "Execution In Kentucky" "Destructive Fire in Cincinnati" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, bit irregular at the spin... See More  

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Founding the Lick Observatory... Property values in Northern California...

Item #635258

March 01, 1876

WELDON & LEONARD'S REAL ESTATE CIRCULAR & PRICE LIST, San Francisco, California, March 1, 1876 

* Lick Observatory, Mount Hamilton founding

The ftpg. has: "Another Monument" which begins: "When James Lick executed his deed of gift, donating his immense property to various benevolent & scientific societies of this state, he provided that $750,000 should be ... See More  

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Red Bluff, California....

Item #634317

March 18, 1876

THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876  An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have a few issues. Various news & ads of the day, mostly local.

Four pages, some stains near the bottom, very nice condition.

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The Custer massacre...

Item #634110

July 13, 1876

AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 

* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn

Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Kill
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Interesting on the Younger Brothers in prison...

Item #636057

January 29, 1877

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Jan. 29, 1877 

* Younger Brothers gang

* Stillwater, Minnesota

Page 5 has a nice article: "COLE YOUNGER - Painting Pails In the Minnesota State Prison--The Transgressor's Road" which begins: "This is the home of the Younger brothers. Naturally the Northfield trio were the much sought after of the convicts yesterday..." with mo... See More  

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The reward money for the capture of the Younger Brothers...

Item #636058

December 24, 1877


* Younger Brothers gang

The top of pg. 2 has column heads: "The Younger Boys" "How The Reward For Their Capture Was Divided--The Question Decided in the Courts".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item #634122

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 

* Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe)

* Early Alaska scenes

The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re... See More  

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First person to die by electric chair...

Item #634726

August 04, 1890

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Aug. 4, 1890  

* William Francis Kemmler

* 1st electric chair execution

The top of the front page has column heads: "NO INVITATIONS YET" "The chances Are That Kemmler's Execution Will Take Place About Thursday" "Arrangements Made by the Metropolitan Dallies to Get the First News Possible" "A Delicate Point of Law R... See More  

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Bank robbery in the Old West...

Item #634212

October 22, 1890

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, October 22, 1890  Just what we hope to find on the front page of a newspaper from the Old West is in this issue: "Daring Robbery" "The Watchman Gagged & Bound and $2000 Secured" with some details. Not a lengthy nor conspicuous report, but great to have in this title.

Other news of the day with many interesting adve... See More  

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Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #634117

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of t... See More  

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Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #634809

August 30, 1893

PUCK, New York, Aug. 30, 1893 

* Color political prints - cartoons

Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as ... See More  

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For stamp collectors...

Item #634325
FILATELIC FACTS & FALLACIES, San Francisco, Jan., 1894  Calls itself: "A Monthly Magazine for Stamp Collectors and Dealers" with the contents focused primarily on this hobby. Sixteen pages plus outer wrappers, measures 5 3/4 b 9 inches, nice condition.

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Optical lantern for film and theatrical productions...

Item #636026

January 20, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 20, 1894  Ftpg. has three illus: "New Optical Lantern And Electric Lamp" a device used in photo-lithography and copying, micro photography, for theatrical effects & any application where artificial light was desired. This articles carries to an inside page where is a print of the: "Dissolving View Lantern" (see).

Sixteen pages, neve
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Early bicycle race on the front page...

Item #634624

August 21, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1897  The full front page is a nice illustration of early bicyclists racing: "Well Bunched" by famed artiest A.B. Frost.

Inside has a full pg: "Newport's Brilliant Summer Fete - Scenes in the Harbor During the night Illumination."; a full page: "Francois Felix Faure, President of the French Republic, at Home."; three... See More  

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Death of General Garcia... End of Spanish-American War...

Item #634399

December 12, 1898

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTIONAL, Georgia, December 12, 1898  The front page announces: "Garcia Dies Just As Cuba Is Freed" "Pneumonia Causes the Death of the Valiant Warrior" "Unconscious At The Last" "In His Dying Moments He Was Fighting Over the Battles of His Life for His Country" "Native of Island He Loved So Well" which also includes illustrat... See More  

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