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Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303    THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today...

From the 1600's... World's oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649260    THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1600's (2nd rate)  An opportunity to purchase a lot of 5 issues of the oldest continually published English language newspaper, having started in 1665 and is still publishing today....

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

Item #649266    VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692  A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition &...

Over 325 years old...

Item #649262    THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1694. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics &...

The world's oldest continually published English language newspaper...

Item #649246    THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1698  An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issu...

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224    (10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few def...

Death of King James II...


September 11, 1701

Item #665775    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 11, 1701  * James II of England death The back page has an historic report of the death of King James II, the last Catholic monarch of England who was deposed d...
$315.00

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223    THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed...

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

Item #649279    THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710  Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a &qu...

Early and notable 18th century title... Addison & Steele...

Item #649221    THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by...

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293    (5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at a bargain due to  be...

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232    THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings. Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in good c...
$145.00

Handsome display newspaper from the early 1700's...

Item #649264    THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726  A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red ...

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310    (8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full ...

Rare, early title...

Item #649222    FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, 1731 A quite rare title from England with a very early date and a partial red tax stamp in a lower corner of the front page. Various news of the day both from England and the r...

Safe and free trade in the Americas...

Item #642707   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1738  * Pre-taxation trade with America Near the back is a letter to the King which contains a request and suggested resolutions providing for th
...

The first successful magazine in the country...


March 10, 1744

Item #645581    THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1743,4  (year noted as such as it was 1743 or 1744 depending on which calendar was used). * Very rare 18th century magazine * 1st successful m...

HMS Victory lost at sea...

Item #666212    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1744  * HMS Victory has been lost... 255 years later it is found! Certainly the most notable item in this issue is the report referencing the sink...

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

Item #649234    (10) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper covering at least 5 decades from the 1700's.  All are in good condition.  A nice way to gain Britain's perspective of worl...
$110.00

18th century Scotland...

Item #649233    (5) THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, 1750's  A very early lot of five newspapers from Scotland, with news of the day.  A great period set at a considerable discount from the regular per-is...

Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294    (5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condit...

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649258    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, London, 1760's  A lot of 10 issues of this famous & popular newspaper at a bargain price.  A good set to show the state of affairs in England and the world shortly before...

Nice map of Jamaica...

Item #666213    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  This magazine still has the full page plate of "A Map Of the Island of Jamaica" which shows much detail. This map measures 5 by 8 inches and has...
$125.00

Pre-Stamp Act to just prior to the Revolutionary War...

Item #649252    THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War te...

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299    THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionar...

Revolutionary War era lot... 2nd-rate and damaged...

Item #649259    (5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary W...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War... Much concerning the war...


April 18, 1778

Item #666223    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 18, 1778  * Rare Tory (pro British) issue from America * Revolutionary War original reporting This was a strongly Tory (...
$310.00

Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown...

Item #660214    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, London, December and the Appendix issue for the year 1781  * Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis * Surrender at Yorktown VA Virginia * Revolutionary War from the enemy...
$375.00

Criticizing the King's speech... Independence is not to be granted...


March 12, 1782

Item #658845    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 12, 1782  * George III of the United Kingdom * American independence in question A full column on the ftpg. & a full colu...
$385.00

Ben Franklin asks to resign...


April 22, 1783

Item #649653    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, April 22, 1783  * Benjamin Franklin wants to resign Page 3 has a brief item: "Dr. Franklin has written to Congress requesting permission to resign his public employment...

Decorative masthead... late 1700's...

Item #649227   
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, 1784  See the photo for the very nice & ornate lettering in the masthead, making this a displayable issue. This is a folio size newspaper of 4 pages which was never
...

Establishing a penal colony in Australia... Mention of Franklin...

Item #666346    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1788  * Botany Bay, Australia * Penal Colony - Convicts * Early chess - Benjamin Franklin Near the back under the "Domestic Occurrences" h...
$115.00

At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #649301    (6) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in...

Thomas Jefferson's concern with impressment...


September 09, 1793

Item #666309    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Sept. 9, 1793  * Thomas Jefferson letter * Military impressment Page 3 has a: "Proclamation" from the French foreign minister concerning France'...

A captain is tarred & feathered...


May 22, 1794

Item #669019    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 22, 1794  * 18th century American publication A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue. The middle of page 3 has an interes...

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...


June 16, 1795

Item #649281    KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795  We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detaile...

Much talk on the Jay Treaty...


July 29, 1795

Item #668108    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", refer...

Arguing the problems with the Jay Treaty...


September 30, 1795

Item #666281    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 30, 1795  * Uncommon title * re. Jay's Treaty Page 2 has nearly a full column taken up with a petition to the House of Representative...

October 03, 1795

Item #665936    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 3, 1795 * 18th century American title Page 2 includes: "Naval Action in the Mediterranean" between the English & the French; also: "Republic of Fran...

A displayable title... Much on the controversial Jay Treaty...


November 12, 1795

Item #666806    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 12, 1795  * 18th century America * Much on the Jay Treaty Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of ...

Repairing St. Paul's Covent Garden...


December 02, 1795

Item #669083    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 2, 1795  * St. Paul's, Covent Garden Page 2 has an item from London headed: "St. Paul's Covent Garden" noting: &qu...

Washington Proclamation on coinage...


February 10, 1796

Item #665952    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, February 10, 1796   * President George Washington * Proclamation signed in script * U.S. coinage - copper cent At the top of the front page and taking almost ...
$158.00

Twelve issues from 1795-1797...


July 01, 1796

Item #665783    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston  A lot of twelve issues dating from 1795-1797, each has some minor damage causing them to be in "2nd rate" condition. Several have some burn loss to the right margin. T...

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

Item #649216    (5)AN EARLY LOT - Five issues of the Columbian Centinel newspaper dating from 1794 to 1799. Each issue is in nice condition (not 2nd-rate). Increasingly rare from the 18th century. News of the day & period ...
$120.00

Frigate Constellation protecting our shores...


August 01, 1798

Item #668935    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 1, 1798  Page 2 has: "Constellation Frigate, Or, Notice for French Pirates" which has: "The U.S. frigate Constellation...is now off our...

Napoleon Bonaparte has gone "strayed or lost"...


October 25, 1798

Item #668966    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 25, 1798  Page 3 has an interesting tongue-in-cheek report concerning Napoleon Buonaparte, whose army was recently defeated with his escape. It is hea...

Post-Revolutionary War Boston, with John Adams signatures...

Item #649292    (5) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, lot of 5 issues dating from 1797-1801, each containing at least one John Adams signature. Somewhat 2nd-rate but not damaged.  Issues with his signature are increasingly hard...
$120.00

Stop by and visit the President...


April 03, 1799

Item #666386    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 3, 1799  Inside has: "Of Buonaparte and Egypt" "Invasion of Naples" as well as a report from the London Gazette which includes...

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, b...

Famed artist Gilbert Stuart...


May 26, 1803

Item #666302    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 26, 1803  * President George Washington portrait * American painter Gilbert Stuart The back page has an advertisement headed "Gilbert Stuar...

Letter signed by the President, Thomas Jefferson...


September 26, 1804

Item #665705    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1804  * President Thomas Jefferson * Letter re. France relations Page 2 contains a letter signed in type: Th. Jefferson, which concerns relations with Fran...

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289    (10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  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...

From the heart of Thomas Jefferson's Presidency...

Item #559604    (5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned a...

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge t...

Death of the governor...


December 14, 1808

Item #665706    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 14, 1808  * Death of James Sullivan * Governor of Massachusetts The middle of page 2 has a black-bordered report headed: "Death" which is a report on:...

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235    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 f...

The War of 1812...

Item #649218    (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 ...

A poor transcription of the famous "Don't give up the ship!" quote?


August 07, 1813

Item #649441    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813  * re. Captain James Lawrence death * re. USS Chesapeake v. HMS Shannon Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of  the War" within...

More on the Battle of Chippewa...


July 30, 1814

Item #666392    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1814  * Battle of Chippewa - Ontario * General Jacob Brown victory Five pages of reports fall under the heading: "Events of the War" wi...

Napoleon abdicates again... Some bits on Waterloo...


August 05, 1815

Item #666174    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 5, 1815  Page 2 has: "More Great News" "Second Abdication of Buonaparte!" with the details of this event. Also on pg. 2 are some reports concerning th...

Early article on horse racing in America...


July 04, 1818

Item #665930    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1818  The front page has not only an unusually lengthy article headed: "Horse-Racing" but a very early one as well, as horse racing in the States did not becom...

Trumbull's Declaration of Independence... Slave importation prohibited...


November 11, 1818

Item #665674   
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1818  * John Trumbell's "Declaration of Independence" * Law prohibiting slaves leaving the state A page 2 report begins: "The L
...

The execution of James Hamilton...


November 14, 1818

Item #665926    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 14, 1818  The front page has: "Execution of Hamilton" from Albany, which notes at the beginning: "On Thursday James Hamilton was executed in this city for th...

Variety lot of newspapers... An instant mini-collection...

Item #649239    (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 t...

Texas struggles for independence from Spain...


March 02, 1820

Item #666257    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1820  The ftpg. has an early letter datelines: "Republic of Texas, Fort Walker, Nov. 30th, 1819" with the letter detailing trouble there. Bits i...

The Monroe Doctrine...


December 06, 1823

Item #666215   
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec.  6, 1823  An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains th
...
$168.00

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #649241    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" magaz...

Davy Crockett denies the recent book on him is his memoirs...


January 11, 1834

Item #665914    ATKINSON'S SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Jan. 11, 1834  * Rare Davy Crockett report Page 2 has a quite small, inconspicuous item noting: "Col. Davy Crocket [Crockett], in a letter...

Treaty with the Seminole Indians...


May 07, 1834

Item #665911    THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1834   The ftpg. has over 2 columns taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Cherokee nation of Indians west of the Mississippi, made at Fort Gibson...

Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...


July 20, 1839

Item #666390   
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839  * Very early Ulysses S. Grant * West Point cadet admission A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the
...

Early Florida...


September 13, 1847

Item #666236    SOUTHERN JOURNAL, Tallahassee, Florida, Sept. 13, 1847  * Rare antebellum title * Mexican War An early and uncommon title from the capital of the "Sunshine State", from two years afte...

Difficulty in capturing Santa Anna...


October 29, 1847

Item #658829    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 29, 1847  * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Inside has some great content on the Mexican War including nearly a full colu...

People deserting to follow the trail to the gold fields...


November 04, 1848

Item #665640    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1848  The front page has news on the Gold Rush headed: "From California", beginning: "In Upper California the gold excitement is on the incr...

Beware of the infatuation for gold...


December 21, 1848

Item #665641    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 21, 1848  Page 3 has an article: "Gold" which includes: "...all that has been reported of the gold regions of California to be true...rather a ...

Gold Rush era...

Item #649225    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 Califor...

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244    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 ...

Latest news from the Gold Rush...


August 10, 1849

Item #657347    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 1849  Page 3 has a variety of reports under: "From California" which has the latest reports concerning the Gold Rush, a few bits noting: &...

California works on its Constitution... Col. Fremont and his trip to California...


November 15, 1849

Item #657700    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "the California Convention" which has much reporting on the efforts towards creating a ...

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 wish...
$199.00

19th century 2nd rate issues (not damaged)...

Item #649253    (50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT (2nd rate - not damaged) of 50 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896.  All are in 2nd rate condition (none damaged) with at least 7 different titles. The issues may have st...

An instant collection...

Item #649269    (50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of 50 issues, with at least 10 different titles, dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition--not a damaged lot.  No pulpish newspapers!  A great...
$112.00

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 determine...

The yacht 'America' wins the first of what will become the America's Cup race...


August 25, 1851

Item #666260    THE TIMES, London, Aug. 25, 1851  * 1st America's Cup * Yacht "America" wins Nearly half of page 5 is taken up with very detailed accounts of: "The Cowes Regatta" in Eng...
$475.00

Much text on the death of Daniel Webster...


October 30, 1852

Item #666171    SATURDAY EVENING GAZETTE, Boston, Oct. 30, 1852  * Daniel Webster death The top of a ftpg. column is headed: "DEATH OF DAN'L WEBSTER" "Demonstration of Respect In Boston" ...

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #649254    OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more ...

On the Nebraska Territorial Bill...


January 13, 1854

Item #665707    DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Jan. 13, 1854  Page 2 has a report: "Washington News - The Nebraska Territorial Bill" with much on it, as the territories argue over the slavery issue and their ac...

Nice content on the John Brown insurrection at Harper's Ferry...


November 19, 1859

Item #665709    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1859  * John Brown's insurrection - invasion - raid * Harpers Ferry WV West Virginia trial The front page has two-thirds of a column taken...

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #649226    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 ...

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219   
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot 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 shap
...
$132.00

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245    ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue ...

A great value... At a lesser price...

Item #649275    (10) The CIVIL WAR:  a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports.  A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War new...

Battle of Fort Donelson....


February 19, 1862

Item #670831    NEW YORK HERALD, February 19, 1862  * Battle of Fort Donelson victory * Cumberland River - Tennessee Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Great Victory", "Ad...

Jeff Davis' inaugural address: in a Confederate newspaper...


February 25, 1862

Item #666370    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 1862  * Jefferson Davis inaugural address * Rare Confederate publication A rather rare title and great that it has the word &ldqu...
$335.00

Fall of Fort Donelson... Proclamation by Jefferson Davis...


February 27, 1862

Item #666384    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1862  * Fall of Fort Donelson, Tennessee * Jefferson Davis proclamation * From the capital of the Confederacy A very nice newspaper from the capita...

Death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy... Large Civil War map...


March 24, 1862

Item #665634    NEW YORK HERALD, March 24, 1862  * Uriah P. Levy death (1st report) * 1st Jewish commodore of U.S. Navy * American Civil War - Jews The most notable content within this issue is the very brie...
$147.00

Confederacy's first iron-clad ship...


April 07, 1862

Item #665632    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 7, 1862  * CSS Manassas ironclad ship War reports are found on pages 4 & 5 with column heads including: "The War For The Union" 'The Abolition of Slavery...

Battle of Shiloh maps and a map of Yorktown, plus more...


April 10, 1862

Item #665631    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1862  * Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee * Siege of Yorktown VA Virginia - Maps The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: &q...

Scenes of Virginia... New Orleans... Savannah...


April 19, 1862

Item #172564    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1862  The full front page shows: "Shipping Artillery at Alexandria, Virginia". Prints inside include: "City of Norfolk, Virginia" "Transpor...
$46.00

Second rate also available for:

$24.00

Butler on the women of New Orleans...


June 27, 1862

Item #665620    NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1862  * General Benjamin Butler * Women of New Orleans The front page is filled with various Civil War reports including some one column heads: "From Gen. M'Cl...

Williamsburg evacuated...


August 23, 1862

Item #665630    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War: "Ovation to Gen. Corcoran" "General Corcoran's Response" "The Procession" "From Gen. M...

Lincoln initiates the building of a transcontinental railroad...


September 04, 1862

Item #668414    THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Sept. 4, 1862  * Pacific Railway Acts * Transcontinental Railroad * President Abraham Lincoln * American Civil War era Most of the ftpg. and a bit of pag...

Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania...


October 30, 1862

Item #666216    DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 30, 1862  * Very rare Confederate title * J.E.B. Stuart's raid on Chambersburg Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War...
$136.00

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242    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...

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...

Early refrigerator patent, a hay fork & Hay rack, CW reports...


April 25, 1863

Item #670961    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 25, 1863  The front page of this issue has an illustration and supporting text re: the "Bartlett's Patent Refrigerator". The inside pages has: "Cobb&...

Lincoln... Sherman... Spotsylvania...


June 11, 1864

Item #172788    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 11, 1864  Inside has a great full page illustration of: "President Lincoln & His Secretaries" which is a nice full-figure view of Lincoln. Other prints inc...
$52.00

Second rate also available for:

$27.00

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267    ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the &q...

Terrific display issue on Lincoln's assassination...


April 16, 1865

Item #666285    NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's assassination * John Wilkes Booth- Ford's Theatre This date was a Sunday, and only rarely were Sunday newspapers bound into volumes ...
$1,765.00

Lipman Pike and his brother Boaz: first Jewish professional baseball player...


August 19, 1865

Item #665629    NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, August 19, 1865  * Lipman Pike - 1st Jewish professional baseball player * His brother Boaz Pike - rarely mentioned together On the back page under "The Field" &...

A Colorado newspaper printed eleven years before statehood...


September 15, 1865

Item #665726    THE DAILY DENVER GAZETTE, Colorado, Sept. 15, 1865  * Very rare & early territory publication * Post Civil War reconstruction era This is actually a territorial newspaper as Colorado did no...
$590.00

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: 'N...

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236    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&rs...

Nebraska admitted to the Union....well, almost...


July 28, 1866

Item #665922    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 28, 1866  Page 2 has an inconspicuous--yet historic--report noting: "Nebraska was admitted to the Union by both branches of Congress on Friday, the vote stan...

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 condi...

Johnson served summons... Impeachment trial of President Johnson...


March 28, 1868

Item #666142    LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, March 28, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Impeachment trial summons prints Full ftpg: "Judge Nelson, Administering The Oath To Chief Justice Chase, As Pre...

Grant is elected President...


November 04, 1868

Item #665658    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 4, 1868  * General Ulysses S. Grant presidential election All of page 3 is taken up with the election results, with one column headlines including "ULYSSES S. GRANT ELE...

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 ...

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

Item #649217    (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 &...

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

Item #649290    (5) 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"....

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297    (50) 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 follow...

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272    THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th cen...

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...

Uncommon title from Lawrence, Kansas...


December 17, 1873

Item #666289    SPIRIT OF KANSAS, Lawrence, Dec. 17, 1873  * Rare Midwestern publication A very ornate, farm-themed engraving in the masthead. The subtitle is: "A Journal of Home & Husbandry". Ei...

From Quebec, Canada...


January 28, 1874

Item #666140    MORNING CHRONICLE, Quebec, Canada, Jan. 28, 1874  We seldom acquire 19th century Quebec newspapers. A typical issue of the day, various news items and a wealth of advertising. Four pages, large folio siz...

Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...


October 17, 1874

Item #666229    ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 17, 1874  * Very rare publication A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, and by best accounts this is our ver...
$160.00

Sitting Bull's camp captured... Return to Palestine...

Item #666266   
AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, Jan. 25, 1877  * Capture of Sitting Bull's Camp
* Much regarding the Jews
Inside this issue is a small but historic article on t
...

This issue taught the world how horses run...


October 19, 1878

Item #657286    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 19, 1878  This now very famous serious of photos, captioned: "The Science of the Horse's Motions" done by Mr. Muybridge, taught his how a horse truly trots...
$275.00

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666    WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality a...

A different side of Jesse James & his gang...


November 21, 1879

Item #648169    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 21, 1879  Page 3 has almost half a column headed: "The James Boys" "An Instance Where Jesse James Was Moved from His Purpose by the Voice of Prayer". It b...

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238    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" titl...

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.

A great lot from the Old West, at a reduced price...

Item #649271    (10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. T...

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 compl...

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvement...

Polygamy among the Mormons... John Wilkes Booth's horse...


January 14, 1881

Item #665671    FINDLAY DAILY JEFFERSONIAN, Ohio, Jan. 14, 1881  * Polygamy & the Mormons * John Wilkes Booth's horse Page 2 has two interesting, brief items: "It is asserted that the horse which ...

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257    (5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspe...

Nice print of the Chicago baseball team...


June 06, 1885

Item #666214    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885  * Chicago White Stockings w/ Cap Anson The front page shows the parade of 60,000 Sunday school children in Prospect Park. Page 5 has a very...
$157.00

From Arroyo Grande, California...


November 17, 1888

Item #665744    ARROYO GRANDE HERALD, San Luis Obispo County, California, Nov. 17, 1888  * Rare Old West publication This is the first newspaper we have found from Arroyo Grande, in fact it is the only 19th cent...
$148.00

Baseball arrives in England... diagram of a diamond and more...


April 13, 1889

Item #666220    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 13, 1889 An inside page of this issue has an informative article about "Base Ball" that appeared in a London newspaper, beginning: "The arrival in ...
$135.00

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


December 09, 1891

Item #666181    THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, Dec. 9, 1891  The entire front page, and most of page 5 are taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of The President of the United States to Congress and the Country". It i...

19th century newspaper from Berkeley...


January 02, 1895

Item #666296    THE GAZETTE, Berkeley, California, Jan. 2, 1895  * Rare Old West title A small paper covering mostly local events, plus a wealth of ads. Four pages, two folds, foxing at the vertical fold, mild...

Los Angeles in 1896...


August 01, 1896

Item #665749    THE LOS ANGELES RECORD, California, Aug. 1, 1896  * 19th century Southern California A typical newspaper of the day. The front page features a rather large political cartoon showing McKinley and ...

Lampooning the craze of feathered hats...


November 13, 1897

Item #666291    SATURDAY GLOBE, Utica, New York, Nov. 13, 1897  This was one of the only newspapers of the 19th century which had color prints within. The ftpg. of this issue has a comic message on the current fashion of ...

America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #649249    THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 10 being newspapers), one each for:...
$195.00

One of the last Old West outlaws is dead...


August 07, 1902

Item #667995    THE WEEKLY REPUBLICAN, Denver, Colorado, Aug. 7, 1902  * Harry Tracy suicide death * Old West outlaw The front page has a two column head: "TRACY DIES BY HIS OWN HAND" with a subhead:...

Rare and early stock market title...


January 01, 1903

Item #649268    WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903  This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a w...

Quaint, amateur newspaper from Brooklyn...


April 01, 1905

Item #667969    THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, April, 1905  * Rare miniature size publication This is the vol. 1 #4 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A...

A broadside promoting the news of the day...


August 03, 1907

Item #665742    NEW YORK HERALD -- EUROPEAN EDITION, Saturday, August 3, 1907  This is an interesting promotional broadside that would have been at the newsstand, highlighting the biggest stories of the day. Printed in Pa...
$180.00

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999    THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the T...

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...


January 01, 1914

Item #649251    CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge t...

Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215    (10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report...

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248    BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918  An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" fro...

FBI botches the Little Bohemia raid upon the Dillinger Gang...


April 23, 1934

Item #666400    CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 23, 1934  * Outlaw John Dillinger * Little Bohemia Lodge shootout * Nice 1st report for display The front page has a terrific banner headline announcing: "HU...
$469.00

Terrific Honolulu newspaper, one day after Pearl Harbor...


December 08, 1941

Item #665710    THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Dec. 8, 1941  * Attack on Pearl Harbor * U.S. to enter World War II Fully one-third of the newspaper, above the masthead, is taken up with a dramatic three line...
$530.00

50 issues with World War II content...

Item #649270    (50) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of fifty issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left ...
$140.00

Rare movie prop newspaper from 1942...


January 01, 1942

Item #666231    THE BLISSVILLE SUN, Blissville, Maryland, (no date)  * Very rare movie prop issue We've all seen newspapers used as props in movies, typically with a headline relating to the plot of the movi...
$155.00

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...


January 01, 1944

Item #649240    BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As woul...

Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...


October 06, 1945

Item #649247   
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945  On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold&
...

Odd-ball political newspaper from Los Angeles...


January 01, 1946

Item #666123    COAST REPORTER - THIRD SERIES --  EXTRA!  A seemingly odd-ball weekly newspaper from Los Angeles, mostly dealing with political issues. The inside masthead notes: "The West's Snappiest Newspa...

Man bites dog...


July 22, 1950

Item #666241    EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 22, 1950  Here's a headline you likely haven't seen before: "VICIOUS MAN BITES DOG; POLICE TAKE FAST ACTION" and subhead: "Mutt Lies Near...

John F. Kennedy assassinated...


November 22, 1963

Item #649230    ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963  Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the t...

Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...


November 23, 1963

Item #649283    Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas. Note: While we do offer each of these issues as s...
$240.00

One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...


November 23, 1963

Item #649296   
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened. The two line bold
...
$200.00

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...


November 25, 1963

Item #649295   
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy&#
...

War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...


January 17, 1991

Item #649286    THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991  The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "...

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...


September 07, 1995

Item #649307    THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record ...

Mark McGwire sets home run record...


September 08, 1998

Item #649220    THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is ...

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...


September 09, 1998

Item #649306    ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Rog...

Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...


September 21, 1998

Item #649302    THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripke...

Smallest newspaper in the world...


January 01, 2003

Item #649261    VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a so...
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