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On George Washington's death & funeral... Front page report of his death...

Item #658473

January 08, 1800


* President George Washington death - funeral

The front page has a nice account headed: "Washington's Last Illness" which begins: "Some time in the night of Friday, the 10th instant, having been exposed to a rain on the proceeding day, General Washington was attacked with an inflammatory affec... See More  

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Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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The Louisiana Purchase Treaty is signed....

Item #661782

July 14, 1803

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, July 14, 1803 

* The Louisiana Purchase Treaty

* Signed by U.S. & France ministers

A page 3 report headed: "Official" reports: "The Executive has received official information, that a Treaty was signed on the 30th April, between the Ministers...of the United States and the Ministers...of the French Government; by which the United S
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From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
BOSTON GAZETTE, dated in 1808-1809  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the issu... See More  

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Louisiana to become a state...

Item #649093

March 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 28, 1812  Inside has lengthy reporting from the "House of Representatives" which includes discussion headed: "State of Louisiana" concerning Louisiana joining the Union. Another page has: "The bill for the admission of Louisiana into the union has passed the house of representatives with a provision to include within the limits of... See More  

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Seeking a location in the Chesapeake for a naval depot...

Item #652947

February 22, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 22, 1817  The first two pages are taken up with a lengthy report signed in type by: D. Porter, being: "...the communication made by captain David Porter, commissioner of the navy in relation to the site for a naval depot & the best means to be adopted for the defence of the Chesapeake bay." The report begins: "Hampton Roads, it is... See More  

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One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #661558

December 24, 1819


* Very rare & early publication

This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. The front page has a lengthy obituary report and an article: "Adam Poe's Contest with Two Indians" plus many ads (some in French), which the back page has a report concerning Indians in an: ... See More  

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Prelude to the Alamo: slavery in Texas...

Item #648148

April 03, 1830

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 3, 1830  Page 4 has: "Texas" which reports in part: "Some quite violent articles are published in the Mexican papers as to the designs of the United States to secure the possession of Texas; and the introduction of slaves in s greatly complained of...that the president of Mexico has declared that the slaves already in Texas may remain as ... See More  

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Early & uncommon title from Kentucky...

Item #661698

January 11, 1831

THE FOCUS, Louisville, Kentucky, Jan. 11, 1831 

* Rare & early antebellum title

An early & uncommon title from Kentucky. Formatted much like other newspapers of the day, this issue has various news items, political reports and a wealth of ads.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spie, never-trimmed margins which can be a bit irregular, other trape mends throughout.... See More  

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Death of "The Liberator", Simon Bolivar...

Item #661757

February 19, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 19, 1831

* Death of Simon Bolivar 

* Venezuela independence leader

The back page has a nice report concerning the death of Simon Bolivar.

Bolivar was one of most important historical and political figure in Latin American history. He is considered in Latin America as a hero, visionary, and a revolutionary. During his short life he lead Boliv... See More  

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Captured slave ship...

Item #653171

June 15, 1839

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1839 

* African slave trade capture

The bkpg. has a report: "Slaves Captured" which notes in part: "...British sloop of war Buzzard...captured by her on the coast of Africa on suspicion of having been concerned in the slave trade, have arrived at New York...vessels...are both American built & the officers were all Amer... See More  

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The Mexican War... Creating St. Marks, Florida...

Item #657726

July 22, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1847 

* St. Marks, Wakulla County, Florida

Page 3 has various reports on the Mexican War with items headed: "The Army Under Gen. Scott" "Prosecution of the War" "American Prisoners in Mexico--Probable Advance of Gen. Scott".

The back page has a document: "By the President of the United States&qu... See More  

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Leaning Tower of Pisa has crashed to the ground... The Mexican War...

Item #664784

August 14, 1847

THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, Aug. 14, 1847 

* Leaning Tower of Pisa has fallen ?

* Mexican-American War

Inside has content on the Mexican War with the top of pg. 3 headed: "Army And Navy Intelligence" with many subheads (see). Also on pg. 2: "From Vera Cruz" and "Still Later from Vera Cruz". Also of interest is a pg. 2 article: "Fall of the Le... See More  

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Great letter of emigrants heading to California... Funeral of Dolly Madison...

Item #657385

July 17, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1849 

* California gold rush - 49ers

* Dolly Madison death

Page 3 has: "The Overland California Emigrants" which includes a terrific letter on a long wagon train heading: "...towards the golden regions of California...that a collision had taken place between a party of emigrants and some Indians..." with more.... See More  

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Terrific & lengthy account from the California gold regions...

Item #657704

October 20, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 1849 

* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners

Page 3 has a terrific, nearly full column report headed: "The California Gold Region" which has much detail and fascinating accounts. Its begins: "It is now nearly two years since the discovery of the gold mines in this country...". there is too much fine ... See More  

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Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...

Item #657626

December 11, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 

* Monterey Convention

* California Statehood ?

Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it having to do with the constitutional convention as they work towards statehood. Included as well: "To The People of California" and: "Proclamation To the People of California". A grea... See More  

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100 issue variety lot of 19th century newspapers...

Item #649298
(100) Wholesale variety lot of 100 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896 all in average or better condition--not a damaged lot--with at least 10 different titles.

A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection. An incredible value at under $2 per issue.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 20 for this lot.

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Working to abolish slave trading in the nation's capital...

Item #661670

September 14, 1850

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 1850 

* re. Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

* United States Senate debates

* Southern slave holders & Northern Free-Soilers

* Best title to be had from our nation's capital (rare)

Being the mouthpiece of the federal government it was typical that reports & documents emanating from Congress would appear in print first in... See More  

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Magazine by Charles Dickens... An issue from 1851-1853...

Item #649284
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More  

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Scathing report on The Smithsonian Institute...

Item #657048

March 11, 1854

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 11, 1854  While this early issue of this title (Volume IX) has a number of illustrations and interesting content, the most noteworthy item is the rather scathing article regarding the Smithsonian Institute. 

It states, in part: "It is our opinion that if [James] Smithsonian were to rise from the dead, his first object would be to try and get the... See More  

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Print of the Mormon city of Nauvoo...

Item #661552

July 22, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 22, 1854

* Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois view

* The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Mormons - Mormonism         
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Expedition to Greenland... Earthquake in San Francisco...

Item #661793

March 29, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 29, 1856  Inside has 2 pages of text with  7 prints on: "Expedition To Greenland". Also a fullpg. with 4 prints on: "Dreadful Catastrophe at Philadelphia" being the burning of the ferry boat 'New Jersey'.

Other prints: "Maple Sugar Camp" in New England; a view of: "Stockholm, Capital of Sweden&quo... See More  

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Death of Dred Scott... Slave ships...

Item #661567

September 21, 1858

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 21, 1858 

* Dred Scott death

* Famed Slave

* Slavers - ships

Page 4 contains a very brief, yet significant, report headed: "Death of Dred Scot" with the actual text not much longer, reading: "Dred Scott died in this city on Friday night last." with a dateline of St. Louis, Sept. 20, 1858.

In the same column on this page is "Later From... See More  

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Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #661764

January 08, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Jan. 8, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing.

Page 2 has a boxing article: "The Ring" "The Championship - Woods' Deposit Covered by the Friends of Benicia" concerning an upcoming championship bout between Woods and Heenan. Other sports reporting througho... See More  

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The trial in the John Brown/Harper's Ferry insurrection...

Item #661761

November 09, 1859

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1859 

* John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid

* Harpers Ferry, West Virginia trial

Much of the ftpg. is taken up with election results. Page 4 has over half a column headed: "The Harper's Ferry Outbreak" "Proceedings of the Court--The Case of Copeland--Trial of Cook--His Confession Read in Court--Stephens Handed Over to the Federal ... See More  

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National Anti-Slavery Standard...

Item #559620
THE NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York  A four issue set of this famous title edited by Lydia & David Child, from 1840 through the ratification of the 15th Amendment.  You receive 4 issues, one each from 1848-49, 1855-59, 1860-65, and 1866-69, giving a broad perspective from this critical time in U.S. history.  Irregular at the spines, minor foxing & staining, with som... See More  

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Two slave prints...

Item #661673

April 06, 1861


* Great slave auction illustration

* Pre Civil War South - rare

Most of a page is taken up with a print: "The Dandy Slave: A Scene in Baltimore, Md." and "Slaves For Sale: A Scene in New Orleans", both showing slaves dressed in formal attire. A related article: "The Dandy Slave" begins: "Whenever a n... See More  

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Great slave auction print... Winslow Homer print...

Item #172484

July 13, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 13, 1861 The front page features: 'Battle of Boonville, Missouri' and smaller illustrations of: "Brigadier-General Lyon, U.S.A." and "The late Captain Ward". Inside the issue is a full page: 'The Cabinet at Washington' showing Abraham Lincoln and the others. Also featured is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Crew of U.S. ... See More  

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Battle of Bull Run, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #661568

July 20, 1861

DAILY PROGRESS, New Bern, North Carolina, July 20, 1861  

* Very rare Confederate title

* First Battle of Bull Run

* Manassas, Virginia

Certainly one of the less common titles from the Confederacy, as rarely have I seen it offered. This coastal town didn't remain Confederate for very long as it fell to General Burnside on March 14, 1862 with the Battle of New Bern. So truly &... See More  

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Civil War map... Jeff Davis' inaugural address...

Item #661534

February 28, 1862


 * Jefferson Davis inauguration

* President of the Confederacy

* Map inside Florida

There is a wealth of Civil War reporting on the front page including column heads: "The Burnside Expedition" "Condition of the Rebel Guns" "A Visit to Nag's Head" "The War in the South-West" "Nashvi... See More  

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John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #661557

March 26, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862 

* John Wilkes Booth theater ad

* Civil War original reporting

The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad wh... See More  

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Negroes in the Civil War...

Item #661753

April 09, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 9, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "Free Negroes Crowding into Ohio" "Missionaries to Work & Educate the Negroes at Port Royal" "War News of the Week" "Slavery in the District of Columbia" "The Horrors of War" "General Rosecrans' Farewell to His Soldiers&quo... See More  

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Very uncommon Fredericksburg title...

Item #661785

May 27, 1862

THE CHRISTIAN BANNER, Fredericksburg, Virginia, May 27, 1862 

* Very rare Confederate title

This is certainly one of the more rare newspapers from this Confederate state. It began in 1848 but ceased publication in 1862. Its editor, James Hunnicut, was a minister of a Free Will 'Union' congregation, was considered to be quite eccentric. As the war neared he became an outspoken Un... See More  

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Huge Civil War map of the war in the Southwest...

Item #661571

May 31, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 31, 1862 

* Siege of Corinth, Mississippi 

* Confederate states map

Most of of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map titled: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN THE SOUTH-WEST" with some column heads including: "The Capture of Corinth" "Another Rebel 'Skedaddle' " "Gen. Nelson in the Enemy's Camp" "Retre... See More  

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Civil War map of the battle of Seven Pines...

Item #661742

June 05, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862 

* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* American Civil War original map

The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail.

Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Frem... See More  

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Rare Confederate title from Mississippi on the Battle of Perryville...

Item #661765

October 17, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 17, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue.

Among the front page articles are: "Abolition Meetings at the North" "Resolutions" "Yankee Officers Marrying Negroes" "List of Casualties in the 40th Mississippi Reg. at the Battle of Corinth, Oct. 4trh, 1862".

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Battle of Corinth...

Item #661754

November 05, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862  From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgamation of Races" "Our Recent Losses in Kentucky" "War News of the Week" "Shameless Conduct" "Lincoln's Last Story" "Battle of Corinth--Overwhelming Victory" & much more.

Ei... See More  

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From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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The Queen of the West... another Confederate naval victory!

Item #661715

February 27, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1863  Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates states. Among the front page reports are: "The American War In Europe--Opinions of the English Press..." "Lincoln's Movements at Night" "The Yankee Navy" "Additional From the North--The Inaction of the Army--'What are ... See More  

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Editorial paints a positive picture for the Confederacy...

Item #661716

May 21, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 21, 1863  The front page has much reporting from the "The Courts" and "City Intelligence" as well as several Acts from the Confederate Congress including: "An Act to Establish a Volunteer Navy". There are also military reports from Mobile & Wilmington.

The back page has a lengthy editorial beginning: "The Federal a... See More  

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General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch... The Confederate version of "Harper's Weekly"...

Item #661529

June 07, 1863

SOUTHERN ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Richmond, June 7, 1863 

* General Lawrence O'Bryan Branch

* Very rare Confederate title

A very rare publication from the Confederacy which seldom comes to the collector market. Although much of the content was literary in nature, there are news reports and a few illustrations.

The front page is entirely taken up with a nice illustration of: "Genera... See More  

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A Proclamation and an Address signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #661714

August 17, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 17, 1863  Most of the last column is taken up with two documents, the first a: "Proclamation By the President" which includes: "...Let us rather receive in humble thankfulness the lesson which He has taught in our recent reverses, devoutly acknowledging that to Him & not to our own feeble arms, are due the honor & the glory of vic... See More  

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A Civil War military newspaper...

Item #661775

November 07, 1863

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Nov. 7, 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. Almost the entire ftpg. is taken up with: "The Military Situation" with war reports from various fields of action. Inside page reports include: "Engineering Operations of the Arm... See More  

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The first African-American chaplain in the U.S. Army...

Item #172736

December 12, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 12, 1863  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Guerrilla Warfare--Rescue of a Wounded Officer from a Band of Guerrillas". Prints inside include: "The Great Organ in the Boston Music Hall" "The Army of the Potomac--The Great Depot of Supplies on the Railroad" and "...The Bridge Over Bull Run--Present Appearance&quo... See More  

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The "Old" Thirteen Infantry of Virginia...

Item #661713

February 26, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 26, 1864  Among the front page reports are: "The War News--A Cavalry Battle in Mississippi--The Situation in Tennessee--The Recent Fight In Florida--From General Lee's Lines" "The Courts" "Camp Near Kinston" "To the Friends of Soldiers in the Wise Brigade" & other items. Also included is a report re: "... See More  

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"...fight it out if it takes all summer..."

Item #661547

May 13, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 13, 1864 

* Battle of Spotsylvania VA Virginia

* General Robert E. Lee

* Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's famous quote

The front page has nice first column heads on the Civil War including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Gen. Grant Says the Result is So Far Much in Our Favor" "Heavy Fighting on Wednesday" "Lee Sends In a Flag of Truce" &q... See More  

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The Rebel invasion...

Item #661728

August 09, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1864 

* Battle of Moorefield, West Virginia

* Last Confederate invasion of the North

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE INVASION" "Defeat of the Rebels Near Morefield by General Averill" "Official Reports of the Victory at New Creek" "Retreat of the Rebels from Maryland" "GRANT" "T... See More  

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Latest from Atlanta, in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #660148

September 29, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864 

* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War

Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Results of the Summer Campaign" "Hood's New Movement" "From the Georgia Front--Affairs at Atlanta" "Latest From the Valley" "and more.

Complete as a single sheet issue, full banner mast... See More  

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Robert E. Lee is moving towards Petersburg...

Item #661721

October 06, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 6, 1864 

* Confederate General Robert E. Lee

* Sieges of Richmond and Petersburg

Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "RICHMOND" "Both Armies Fortifying" "Lee Moving Troops to Petersburg" "The Enemy Strengthening on Our Left" "Another Rebel Battery Captured" and much more.

Eight pages, a bit irregula... See More  

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Rebels to leave Richmond?

Item #661730

January 02, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 2, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Fortress Rosecrans" "The Fight at Overall's Creek" "The Battle of the Cedars" "RICHMOND" "Probable Designs of the Enemy to Make a Dash from Richmond" "WILMINGTON" "Admiral Porter Still at It" "He Continues to Shell Fort ... See More  

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Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #661729

January 09, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1865 

* General William T. Sherman

* Branchville SC South Carolina

* Final months of the Civil War

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Sherman Marching on Branchville, South Carolina" " Bragg Asking the Prayers of All Christians for Himself & His Army" "Opposition to Jeff. Davis' Prop... See More  

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A rare title from the Civil War, shortly after Lincoln's assassination...

Item #609914

April 26, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, April 26, 1865  W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned to the press to spread his harsh anti-Presbyterian, anti-Calvinist rhetoric, and to spread his fer... See More  

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Terrific & rare broadside "Extra" on the capture of Jefferson Davis...

Item #658237

May 14, 1865

STATE JOURNAL - EXTRA, Sunday, May 14, 1865 

* Very rare miniature broadside

* Capture of Jefferson Davis

* President of the Confederacy

A terrific little broadside "Extra" with no mention of city or state of origin as was typical, given such releases were for local consumption only. The only hint that it may be from Michigan is in one of the headlines.

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The great Atlantic cable... Sale of government horses...

Item #661794

August 12, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 12, 1865  The full front page has two scenes: "The Horse Market and Stables, New York City, Where The Weekly Sale of Government Horses Takes Place" with a related print inside.

Prints inside include 3 pages on: "The Great Atlantic Cable--Constructing The New Telegraph Line From Dublin To Valentia." "...The Union Hotel, S... See More  

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Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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Two Homer prints... Halloween print...

Item #173148

November 23, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 23, 1867  Halloween-related prints are very difficult to find in Harper's Weekly, but here is a nice one on the front page: "The Pumpkin Effigy" which shows a carved jack-o-lantern.

Halfpg: "Sculling Race on the Monongahela River" & smaller print: "Weston, the Pedestrian, on the Road". "Drew Theological Seminary, ... See More  

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Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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Ku-Klux Klan... mention of Sleepy Hollow...

Item #664787

September 16, 1871

THE WORLD, New York, Sept. 16, 1871  The front page has an article regarding the Ku-Klux Klan: "The Phantom Ku-Klux" which provides details related to the infamous Ku Klux Klan Conspiracy.  The article's focus is the trial held in Raleigh, North Carolina (see). 

Another unrelated but interesting front page article is: "NOT HANGED", with subhead "...the ... See More  

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A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. One from each year, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. We sell individually for $28+ each. You get 5 for less than half price.... See More  

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Congress investigates the Ku Klux Klan...

Item #661640

February 19, 1872

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1872 

* KKK - Ku Klux Klan investigation

* United States Congress

Page 5 has 1 1/2 columns of detailed reporting on the KKK, headed: "THE KU-KLUX" "Report of the Joint Committee of Congress".

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Pair of issues on Virginia Minor before the Supreme Court...

Item #664782

February 10, 1875

(2) NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10 and March 30 1875 

* Virginia Minor Supreme Court case

* Women's suffrage

A pair of issues, with the Feb. 10 issue having on page 8 an article headed: "Woman Suffrage" "The Question in the Supreme Court of the United States - The Case of Mrs. Minor Against a Register of Voters in Missouri". The report gives some specifics on the case ... See More  

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Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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Interview with Jesse James' wife...

Item #661536

April 29, 1882


* Outlaw Jesse James

* Interview w/ his wife

Page 9 has nearly a full column taken up with: "JESSE'S TRANING" "The Delicate Way in Which Mrs. James Refers to Her Husband's Peculiar Vocation" "An Hour's Talk with the Outlaw's Widow--Some of the Savings Invested in Business--A Mysterious Friend Said to be ... See More  

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From the Black Hills of the Dakota Territory...

Item #661532

June 22, 1883

THE BLACK HILLS JOURNAL, Rapid City, Dakota Territory, June 22, 1883 

* Very rare Old West title

* Pennington County

From six years before South Dakota would become a state. Much concerning mining, including: "Custer's Peak - And the Country Surrounding--Silver & Copper Ore Discoveries" 'Valentine and Rapid City" "A New Milling Process" & other ... See More  

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Santa Barbara described, in 1883...

Item #648209

October 07, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 7, 1883  Page 4 has a quite lengthy & very detailed, descriptive article headed: "Santa Barbara" in California. It offers much praise on the area, beginning: "The out-of-door life that one leads here is not of the least charm of the place, and the process of acclimatization converts every one to the same idle, luxurious way of enjoying the sim... See More  

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Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #649548

May 05, 1885


* Buffalo Bill Cody

* Wild West Show ad

Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody.

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

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President Cleveland's state-of-the-union address...

Item #648061

December 09, 1885


* President Grover Cleveland

* State of the Union Address

Nearly half of the ftpg. and most of page 2 are taken up with: "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" being the annual state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Grover Cleveland. A great review of the events of 1885.

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First appearance of a Walt Whitman poem...

Item #661647

February 23, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 23, 1888  Near the bottom of page 4 is the printing of a poem: "The Dismantled Ship" by Walt Whitman as noted at its conclusion. This was the very first printing of this Whitman poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, and is very significant as such.

Twelve pages, some margin tears, toned at the margins, should be handled carefully.... See More  

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Creating the Oklahoma Land Rush...

Item #661573

March 28, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 28, 1889  The front page includes a one column print of: "Robert Todd Lincoln- Of Illinois, U.S. Minister at the Court of St. James". This was Abe Lincoln's only son to live to adulthood.

Page 2 has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "President Harrison'... See More  

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Short-lived title from a Texas town with a rich history...

Item #661562

January 08, 1892

VELASCO DAILY TIMES, Texas, January 8, 1892 

* Rare Southwestern title

* Possibly the first time offered anywhere (see note)

A rare title as it existed for less than six months. Velasco was a town in Texas that was later annexed by the city of Freeport.

Founded in 1831, Velasco is situated on the east side of the Brazos River four miles from the Gulf of Mexico. The town's early hi... See More  

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Buffalo Bill promotes a patent medicine...

Item #664785

June 01, 1892

THE GARDINER HOME JOURNAL, Maine, June 1, 1892  Page 2 has a great item which includes a print captioned: "Hon. Wm. F. Cody, 'Buffalo Bill' " with a bit of text in which he promotes a medicine called "Kickapoo Indian Sagwa" which claims to cure malaria (see).

Large folio size, 4 pages, various chipping with many tears at the margins (not affecting the Buffalo Bill... See More  

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Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #661778

December 13, 1893

PUCK, New York, Dec. 13, 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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