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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, b...

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...

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.&...

Three Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress...


February 15, 1808

Item #667301    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * (3) Acts of Congress signed The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed ...

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...

See the handsome masthead... On the Little Belt Affair...


November 25, 1811

Item #670178    THE WASHINGTONIAN, Windsor, Vermont, Nov. 25, 1811  * Little Belt Affair * War of 1812 prelude The dominant feature of this issue is the displayable masthead, featuring a large engraving of a h...

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 ...

Latest from the War of 1812...


January 18, 1813

Item #664856    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 18, 1813  * President James Madison * United States Navy The ftpg. has two Acts of Congress, one: "To Increase the Navy of the United States", bot...

Great naval reports from David Porter...


December 23, 1813

Item #664890    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Dec. 23, 1813  * Captain David Porter * United States Navy * War of 1812 - naval Inside has some items on the War of 1812 including; "Capt. Isaac Hul...

Much reporting on the War of 1812...


June 10, 1814

Item #666670    THE YANKEE, Boston, June 10, 1814  * Battle of Big Sandy Creek & more Although the ftpg. has a dispatch headed: "Abdication Of Bonaparte", pages 2 and 3 have reports on the War of 1...

Much on naval affairs...


December 23, 1815

Item #654332    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 23, 1815  Content includes : "A Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, requiring: "...all persons who have unlawfully taken possess...

Isaiah Thomas is President of the AAS... Battle with the Indians...


November 04, 1818

Item #665924    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1818  Page 2 has a report headed: "Antiquarian Society" which notes that Isaiah Thomas was elected President. Other officers noted s well. This is the Americ...

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...

Newspapers with a treasure-trove of political reporting...

Item #649274   
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages. Niles' Register was a very famou
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Jefferson & Adams create a friendship...


December 21, 1822

Item #667314    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 21, 1822  The most significant content inside is a charming pair of letters between two former Presidents and one-time adversaries: John Adams and Thomas Jeffers...

The Maryland "Jew Bill" is finally passed...


March 19, 1825

Item #670788    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 19, 1825  The prime content in this issue is the page 2 report from "Maryland" noting three acts which have passed the legislature, the first & most sign...
$230.00

Early Kentucky...


June 24, 1826

Item #666448    THE COMMENTATOR, Frankfort, Kentucky, June 24, 1826  * Rare publication * Slave ads An early and uncommon title from Kentucky containing general news and content, & ads. Page 3 has a reward...

Torture of the Jews in Spain...


October 21, 1826

Item #667082    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 21, 1826  The back page includes  has a item concerning the burning of a Jewish man, with a small head: "Roasting A Jew--for the good of the church of ...

Death of the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence...


November 21, 1832

Item #671590    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832  * Charles Carroll death * Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor) * From our nation's capital The front page begins wi...

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...

A sketch of the history of America...


January 01, 1834

Item #670179    THE INCITER, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December, 1833  A small magazine with a wide variety of content. Included is an article: "A Sketch of the history of America" which provides a brief history ...

Treaty with the Seminole Indians...


May 08, 1834

Item #665910    THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1834   * Treaty of Fort Gibson * Seminole Indians The last column of the front page is taken up with a treaty between the United States and the Seminol...

The Texas Declaration of Independence...


April 09, 1836

Item #664892    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 9, 1836  * Texas Declaration of Independence * Republic of Texas from Mexico * Washington-on-the-Brazos signing This issue has much content concer...
$138.00

Michigan joins the Union...


March 08, 1837

Item #666443    WORCESTER REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 8, 1837  * Michigan joins the Union * Admitted as the 26th state The front page has 3 Acts of Congress, the first of which is signed in type by the Pr...

The Amistad... Suspicious vessel captured...


August 31, 1839

Item #666715    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore,  August 31, 1839  * La Amistad slave ship * Suspicious vessel captured * African slaves commit mutiny The front page has a report reading in part...

The murder of Samuel Adams by John Colt...


September 27, 1842

Item #665660    NEW YORK HERALD---EXTRA, Sept. 27, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial sentence * Brother of famous gun inventor This is an uncommon single sheet "extra" edition created for the express...

Great reporting on the Mexican War...


May 30, 1846

Item #666173    THE CONNECTICUT  COURANT, Hartford, May 30, 1846  * Battle of Palo Alto * 1st major battle * Gen. Zachary Taylor * Mexican-American War Page 3 has some lengthy coverage of the Mexican ...

Rousing letter from Santa Anna...


March 05, 1847

Item #666741    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 5, 1847  * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War There is some fine reporting on the progress of the Mexican War, as page 3 ha...

Terrific account of the Taos Revolt... Mormons heading to California...


March 19, 1847

Item #666781    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847  * Taos Revolt - New Mexico * Mexican-American War * Mormons emigrating to California Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up wit...

Terrific on the Battle of Buena Vista... Concerning Santa Fe, and the Taos Revolt...


April 07, 1847

Item #666790    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1847  * Battle of Buena Vista * Mexican-American War Page 3 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with perhaps the best detailed description of&nbs...

Fine content on the closing events of the Mexican War...


November 15, 1847

Item #658831    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1847  * Battle of Contreras & Churubusco * Mexican War - Mexico The front page has over a full column letter signed in type by Winfi...

General Scott's official report on the capture of Mexico City...


November 17, 1847

Item #658832    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 17, 1847  * Capture of Mexico City * General Winfield Scott * Mexican-American War Most of a font page column is taken up with: "Batt...

The "fever" for California gold has begun...


September 30, 1848

Item #670739    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 2 has a nice report headed: "The Gold Region" with bits including: "......

The California Gold Rush...


December 02, 1848

Item #665833    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 has a report headed: "From California" which includes in part: ".....

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 ...

Fine accounts from California and the gold region...


October 17, 1849

Item #657705    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 17, 1849  * California gold rush fever Page 3 has most of a column headed: "California Correspondence" which is mostly taken up with...

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

Item #649231    WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT  A lot of 50 2nd-rate and damaged American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, containing at least 7 different titles within the lot. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-t...

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    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 valu...
$112.00

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

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...

Terrific, early views of San Francisco and Sacramento...


November 29, 1851

Item #670760    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1851  * Early San Francisco city view print  * California gold rush era & Sacramento The front page has a great & very early: "V...

The death of poet James Montgomery...


December 18, 1851

Item #671893    THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Dec. 18, 1851  Page 3 has a relatively lengthy obituary of James Montgomery, Scottish poet, hymnist, and newspaper editor. Known for his deep Christian faith and philant...

Very early California, death of Henry Clay, a notable duel...


August 03, 1852

Item #668038    PLACER TIMES & TRANSCRIPT, San Francisco, California, Aug. 3, 1852  Certainly one of the earlier newspaper we have offered from California, during the midst of the Gold Rush. And page 2 has two notab...

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 ...

Six issues of a failed publishing venture by P.T. Barnum...


March 05, 1853

Item #669902    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853  * Published by P. T. Barnum A lot of six different issues of this scarce title, all from the first 6 months of its existence. P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of t...

Notable names to be at a woman's rights convention in New York...


August 05, 1853

Item #665896    DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 5, 1853  Page 2 has  a nice article: "Conventions At New York" which concerns the women's rights convention to be held there next month. Mention of L...

The fugitive slave case of George W. McQuerry...


August 17, 1853

Item #665897    DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 17, 1853  * Notable fugitive slave case - slavery The top of page 2 has an article: "A Fugitive At Cincinnati" which reports on the first fugitive s...

Indians causing trouble for the Mormons in Utah...


October 13, 1853

Item #665907    DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Oct. 13, 1853 * Mormons attacked by Native Americans Page 2 has: "The Mormons in Trouble" which includes in part: "...The Indians are actually harassing ...

The Ward Indian Massacre...


November 01, 1854

Item #666150    NORWICH AURORA, Connecticut, Nov. 1, 1854  * Ward Massacre - Idaho * Shoshone Indians * Oregon Trail Page 2 has a report headed: "Important From Oregon - The Indian Outrages on Boise Ri...

Beginning of the Republican Party: nomination of their first Presidential candidate...


June 19, 1856

Item #661825    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Wash. D.C., June 19, 1856  * Republican Party is formed * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republic...
$215.00

The original Westminster Clock Tower bell...


September 13, 1856

Item #668540    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 13, 1856  Certainly the most noteworthy print is that of what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock towe...

Latest news from the Mormon country...


June 08, 1857

Item #666798    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 8, 1857  Page 3 has Mormon content headed: "Additional From Utah" which notes in part: "...in company with a large number of 'Gentile...

Potential troubles in Mormon country...


June 25, 1857

Item #666799    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857  * Utah War - Expedition - Campaign * Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions ...

Recaptured slaves near Charleston...


October 09, 1858

Item #666769    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 9, 1858  Inside has a nearly half page print: "Shipping the Recaptured Africans on Board the U.S. Steam Frigate Niagara, At Charleston, S.C." along ...

Fourth of July fireworks celebration in New York...


July 16, 1859

Item #172276    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1859  The front page of features a half page: "Scene on the Morning After the late Terrible Accident on the Michigan Southern Railroad" and a 1/4 page illu...
$55.00

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$29.00

Mountain Meadows Massacre... Pike's Peak gold mines...


August 13, 1859

Item #666497    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 13, 1859  * Mormons - Mormonism * Mountain Meadows Massacre * Pike's Peak gold rush A nice front page illustration 'The Scene of the Mountain Mea...
$120.00

Horace Greeley's Overland Journey - Pike's Peak...


August 23, 1859

Item #671615    NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1859  * Horace Greeley * Go West, young man * Emigration Page 5 has the 20th installment of Horace Greeley's "An Overland Journey - XX. THE EM...

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, ...

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 ...

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...


February 18, 1861

Item #665987    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 18, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Over half of page 5 is taken up with fine and detailed coverage of Lincoln's...
$182.00

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...


February 19, 1861

Item #669355    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's...

Much on Lincoln, his new administration, his inauguration, etc...


March 06, 1861

Item #669343    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new admi...

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...


August 31, 1861

Item #670731    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861  * The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait * Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America) Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full p...

Abraham Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...


December 04, 1861

Item #665965   
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 4, 1861  * President Abraham Lincoln * 1st State of the Union Address * American Civil War original Page 6 has: "The President's Message" takin
...

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...

The blockade in the South...


January 08, 1862

Item #665959    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 8, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News From the South" "Dispatches from Europe to Jeff. Davis" "The Rebels Acknowledge the Federal ...

Civil War map of the war in Kentucky & Tennessee...


January 21, 1862

Item #670352    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1862  With the front page taken up with ads, the feature is the back page war map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY & TENNESSEE" with related column heads, including; &q...

Map shows portion of Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, & more...


February 21, 1862

Item #670330    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE DESTROYED BRIDGES IN ALABAMA - Map of the Locality--The Principal Communication of the Southwest with T...

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...


March 17, 1862

Item #665970    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 17, 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 th...

Abraham Lincoln's General Orders 1, 2, and 3...

Item #671734   
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862  * President Abraham Lincoln * General War Orders No. 1, 2 & 3 Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's Wa
...

A Jefferson Davis Proclamation... Beauregard... Shiloh...


April 11, 1862

Item #666668    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy The front page is completely filled with ads while much of pages 2 & 3 have war-related reports. Inclu...
$112.00

Rare full front page Civil War map...


April 22, 1862

Item #670344    NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1862  * Siege of Yorktown, Virginia * Rare full page Civil War map The front page has a great full page map headed:  "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, The Rebel Forti...
$135.00

The Civil War near Williamsburg, Virginia...


May 24, 1862

Item #172574    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 24, 1862  The full front page is taken up with 5 prints concerning the: "Reoccupation of Norfolk by the Union Forces Under General Wool". Other prints inside in...
$46.00

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$24.00

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...


May 30, 1862

Item #670763    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862  * General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans * Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital Not just a nice Confederate news...

Nice view of Richmond...


May 31, 1862

Item #172576    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1862  Full ftpg: "Balloon View of the Attack on Fort Darling, in the James River, by Commander Roger's Gun-Boat Flotilla, 'Galena,' Monitor,' etc...
$48.00

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$25.00

McClellan to make an attack on Richmond?


June 20, 1862

Item #665956    NEW YORK TIMES, June 20, 1862  Among the ftpg. first column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. McClellan's Army" ""Editorial Correspondence of the N.Y. Times "Probable Inte...

Mormon emigrants... Horace Greeley on the Civil War...


August 07, 1862

Item #668411    THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Aug. 7, 1862  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "The Republic: Its Perils and Its Prospects, by Horace Greeley" with much on his thoughts on the ...

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....


August 12, 1862

Item #670766    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page ...

Map with an inset of the Harper's Ferry vicinity...


September 15, 1862

Item #665963    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 15, 1862  * Battle of Antietam close * Maryland Civil War map The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "THE PRESENT FIELD OF OPERATIONS" which shows fro...

Early from Los Angeles, plus the Emancipation Proclamation...


October 04, 1862

Item #665953    LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 4, 1862  * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln * Rare Southern California title Quite rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Los Angel...
$490.00

Civil War map shows portions of Tennessee and Mississippi...


October 07, 1862

Item #665962    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 7, 1862  * Second Battle of Corinth * Mississippi & Tennessee map The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "The Seat Of War In The South-West...

War battles in Virginia...


November 08, 1862

Item #665960    NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 8, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" 'The Army of the Potomac in Motion in a Snow Storm" "Our Forces in Pos...

A pro-South newspaper in the North...


November 12, 1862

Item #666535    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 12, 1862  Among the articles within are: "Rats Leaving a Sinking Ship" "Meanness of Abolitionism--How Soldiers are Treated Who Fight for Their Country" ...

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...

President Lincoln visits the troops...


April 10, 1863

Item #670307    NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln * Visits Army of the Potomac A wealth of fine ftpg. content on the Civil War, plus there is a small one column map showing the Lake ...

Huge Civil War map of an iron-clad fight...


April 14, 1863

Item #670319    NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863  * First Battle of Charleston * Ironclads warships clash Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2...

Confederate movements in Norfolk...


April 15, 1863

Item #666006    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 15, 1863  Among the ftpg. column heads relating to the Civil War are: "From Norfolk--Confederate Movements--Appearances of an Approaching Struggle... "Gen. Keyes's Pro...

Lincoln Proclamation calls for more troops...


February 06, 1864

Item #666352    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 6, 1864  * President Abraham Lincoln * Proclamation for more troops As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer F...

Sherman expected at Mobile...


March 04, 1864

Item #665957    NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "News from Mobile, New Orleans and Brownsville, Texas" "General Sherman's Army Expected at Mobile"...

With the Supplement issue as well...


March 05, 1864

Item #670800    NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "T...

Vengeance for the murder of Colonel Dahlgren...


March 13, 1864

Item #665958    NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. BUTLER'S DEPARTMENT" "An Expedition to King and Queen County, Va." "Vengeance Visited U...

Considering Negro troops...


July 02, 1864

Item #666366    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 2, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * Negro troops question considered As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunt...

Robert E. Lee portrait on the front page...


July 02, 1864

Item #666423    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 2, 1864  * Famed General Robert E. Lee issue * American Civil War illustrations * Nice for display Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very ni...
$147.00

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$75.00

Great Thomas Nast centerfold on the 'Blessings of Victory'...


September 24, 1864

Item #172818    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 24, 1864  The front page has prints of: "The Late Rebel General John Morgan" with a biography on him. Also: "Rebel Torpedo Boat" with a related arti...
$62.00

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$32.00

Sherman's report on the Atlanta campaign...


October 20, 1864

Item #660139    THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864  * Rare publicaton from the origin of the Civil War * General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign Among the front page reports on...

On Abraham Lincoln being elected...


November 10, 1864

Item #669354    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 10, 1864  * Abraham Lincoln's election win (2nd) * Original American Civil War reporting Page 5 is mostly taken up with details on the election results, with nice firs...

Lengthy message signed by Jefferson Davis...


November 11, 1864

Item #669353    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864  * Jefferson Davis message * The arming of Slaves ? The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel N...

The troops vote for Lincoln...


November 12, 1864

Item #669352    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 12, 1864  * President Abraham Lincoln * Election among the troops Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond" "the Soldiers' ...

Significant victories by the Yankees...


December 19, 1864

Item #670745    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 19, 1864  * General William T. Sherman * March to the sea to Savannah * Battle of Nashville, Tennessee Over half of the first column on page 1 is taken up with some great...

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...

Many Civil War prints... Burning of the Smithsonian Institute...


February 11, 1865

Item #172858    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 11, 1865  The front page has two prints: "150 Pound Armstrong Gun Captured at Fort Fisher" and "The Rebel Iron-Clad Fleet Forcing the Obstructions in ...
$46.00

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$24.00

Fine column headlines on Lincoln's funeral... Letter by John Wilkes Booth...


April 20, 1865

Item #666743    NEW YORK HERALD, April 20, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * John Wilkes Booth letter re. plot This is one of the more displayable issues on the funeral of Abraham Lincoln p...
$188.00

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...


April 21, 1865

Item #668461    NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  * Rare 1st-page mentions of Synagogue services * Re: Abraham Lincoln's assassination & funeral * Black mourning borders Perhaps the most noteworthy co...
$825.00

Lincoln's funeral procession in New York City...


April 26, 1865

Item #668799    NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession * New York City - Black mourning borders Nearly three-quarters of the first column on page one is taken up with relat...
$137.00

Early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth...


April 27, 1865

Item #668019    BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 27, 1865  * Assassin John Wilkes Booth * Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination Page 2 has an early report on the de...
$118.00

Abraham Lincoln's assassins found guilty...


July 07, 1865

Item #669333   
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1865  A significant issue on the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln, as the first column has the historic report:" THE ASSASSINATION" "All the Prisoners Foun
...
$155.00

The Union League Building, Philadelphia, PA...


August 19, 1865

Item #666770    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. has a financial scene on Bleecker St. in New York City. Other prints inside include the; "Union League Building, Broad St., Phila.&qu...

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...

The 13th Amendment becomes the law of the land...


December 07, 1865

Item #669336    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 7, 1865  The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report that the 13th Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, became the law of the land wh...
$255.00

Quite rare & early title from Los Angeles County...


December 23, 1865

Item #666525    THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL,  Los Angeles County, California, Dec. 23, 1865  * Very rare old West publication A quite rare title and very early from Los Angeles County. Gregory notes that only on...

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...

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...

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...


November 16, 1867

Item #670769    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867  * Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 ...

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...


April 03, 1868

Item #666773    NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  * President Andrew Johnson * Reconstruction era impeachment trial The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew ...

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 ...

Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad...


May 11, 1869

Item #665884    NEW YORK HERALD, May 11, 1869  * Completing the Transcontinental railroad * Last spike driven at Promontory Point A great issue celebrating the completion of the historic transcontinental railr...
$177.00

Memories of Mormondom...


November 04, 1869

Item #668367    WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Nov. 4, 1869  The front page has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Memories Of Mormondom" by Rev. Wayland Hoyt, being #3 in a series. Photos show just portion...

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 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...

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"....

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: ...

Graphic issue on the Chicago Fire...


October 11, 1871

Item #668484    NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1871  * The Great Chicago Fire w/ map A very nice & graphic issue on the Chicago Fire, with a front page map headed: "DEVASTATED CHICAGO. Sectional Diagram, by M...
$138.00

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...

Seed planter...


February 01, 1873

Item #671655    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine&qu...

A hoax, or an account of what could happen...


November 09, 1874

Item #665837    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 9, 1874  * The New York Zoo hoax * The Great Central Park Zoo Escape Page 3 has a stack of horrific headlines which include: "AWFUL CALAMITY" "The Wild Anim...
$110.00

Pittsburgh's steel industry...


December 12, 1874

Item #671661    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad ...

The first newspaper published in Wyoming...


August 27, 1875

Item #670734    CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER, Wyoming (Territory), Aug. 27, 1875  * Very rare territorial publication A very elusive title from 15 years before Wyoming statehood. The Leader was the very first newspaper...

General Crook battles the Sioux, just before the Custer massacre...


July 06, 1876

Item #669340    NEW YORK HERALD, July 6, 1876  * Battle of the Rosebud Creek * George Crook vs. Crazy Horse * Custer Massacre a few days away Page 3 has some very fine reports with one column heads on the fa...

Centennial of the 4th of July...


July 15, 1876

Item #174052    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 15, 1876  The full front page is a print of a Revolutionary War era soldier in uniform & with a tricorne hat, captioned: " '76". Inside prints include:...
$53.00

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$28.00

Aerial balloon torpedo...


May 11, 1878

Item #671658    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, May 11, 1878. This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "The Balloon Torpedo&quo...

Criminal career of Texas outlaw Sam Bass comes to an end...


July 21, 1878

Item #666450    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 21, 1878  * Death of Sam Bass (1ST REPORT) * American train robber & outlaw The top of the front page has column heads: "THE JIG IS UP" &q...
$245.00

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...

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...

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.

Dr. Henry S. Tanner great fast....


August 04, 1880

Item #671367    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 4, 1880 * Dr. Henry S. Tanner * Fasting for better health experiment ? * Clarendon Hall, New York City This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day...

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...

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...

Assassination of President Garfield...


July 06, 1881

Item #666169    THE BOSTON INVESTIGATOR, July 6, 1881  The top of the middle column on page 6 is headed: "A National Calamity!" followed by a nearly half column article on the assassination of President James Ga...

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...


October 16, 1881

Item #670755    THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881 * Best Old West title to be had * Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, no...
$2,265.00

Louis Pasteur is featured...


June 03, 1882

Item #671665    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882  The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work. The co...

Dick Liddil, the notorious train robber...


January 27, 1883

Item #648195    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Jan. 27, 1883  The top of pg. 5 has column heads: "Chronicles Of Crime" "The Case of Dick Liddle [Liddil], the Train Robber, in Court" "...Blood-Thirsty W...

Bat Masterson and the Dodge City War...


June 06, 1883

Item #668041    THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, June 6, 1883  * Dodge City KS Kansas War * "Get out of Dodge" fame * Rare Bat Masterson mention The front page has a nice account of the infamous Dodge Ci...
$127.00

Short-lived labor newspaper with an article by Karl Marx's daughter...


March 22, 1884

Item #670757    TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 22, 1884  * Rare publication During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wid...

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...


November 12, 1884

Item #671771    PUCK, New York, Nov. 12, 1884  * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 191...

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...

Geronimo is captured...


September 07, 1886

Item #670485    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 7, 1886 * Geronimo - Apache Indians leader * Fort Bowie - Arizona - capture The top of the front page has, among other heads, the announcement: "Geronimo ...

From world-famous Coronado, California...


February 11, 1888

Item #666585    CORONADO EVENING MERCURY, California, February 1, 1888  * Rare publication * Hotel del Coronado ad Very uncommon newspaper from this city in San Diego Bay. Considered an island, but technically...

Jack the Ripper has been arrested?


September 20, 1888

Item #670419    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1888  * Charles Ludwig is Jack the Ripper ? The front page has a brief & inconspicuous item on Jack the Ripper: "A German named Ludwig has been...

Investigating the murder of Elizabeth Stride...


October 24, 1888

Item #669525    THE TIMES, London, England, October 24, 1888  * Jack the Ripper Whitechapel murders * Elizabeth Stride murder investigation * Best title to be had (very rare as such) "Jack the Ripper&qu...
$265.00

Centrifugal siren...


June 08, 1889

Item #671650    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER -...

Mention of Nellie Bly's race around the world...


December 09, 1889

Item #670405    SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 9, 1889  * Nellie Bly's trip around the World Page 4 has an article beginning: "Nellie Bly and Miss Bisland are racing around the world to show how fast...

From Alhambra, California...


April 25, 1890

Item #666576    ALHAMBRA REVIEW, California, April 25, 1890  * Very rare publication This is the volume 1, number 24 issue of this scarce title from Los Angeles County. According to Gregory it only lasted about ...

Nice reporting on the investigation into the Lizzie Borden murder case...


August 05, 1892

Item #666671    BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 5, 1892  * Lizzie Borden murder trial The front page has nearly a full column taken up with reports concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads...

Daniel Frohman, a notable Jew...


November 02, 1893

Item #666772    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 1893  Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Daniel Frohman" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life. The ftpg. has...

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...


November 17, 1894

Item #671653    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894  The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults".  A related report inside with another illustr...

From the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles...


April 06, 1895

Item #666594    THE BOYLE HEIGHTS CRITERION, Los Angeles, California, April 6, 1895  * Rare 19th century publication Within the masthead are: "Brooklyn Heights and "Euclid Hill" as well. Boyle Hei...

Broadside "extra" reporting the murder of Empress Elisabeth...


September 10, 1898

Item #667991    TAGBLATT, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 10, 1898  * Empress Elisabeth of Austria assassination A quite rare broadside "Extra" distributed "Gratis" reporting the murder of Empress Eli...
$135.00

Very rare Territorial title...


May 26, 1899

Item #666433    THE BLAND HERALD, Bland, New Mexico, May 26, 1899  * Very rare Territory issue * Ghost town It is extremely rare to find 19th century New Mexico newspapers, and this issue is 13 years before st...
$177.00
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