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649304

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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$17.00
559604

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 away from Federalist policy. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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$54.00
649276

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 tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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$99.00
649289

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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$49.00
667301

Three Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress...

Item #667301

February 15, 1808

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 in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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$30.00
649235

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 from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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$76.00
670178

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

Item #670178

November 25, 1811

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 heraldic eagle with an 11 inch banner.

Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, concerning: "...the aggression committed by a British ship of war... See More  

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$29.00
649218

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 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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$97.00
664856

Latest from the War of 1812...

Item #664856

January 18, 1813

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", both signed in type by the President James Madison.

Other War of 1812 content includes; "More About Impressments" "War Measures" "The Navy" and other items.

Four page... See More  

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$31.00
664890

Great naval reports from David Porter...

Item #664890

December 23, 1813

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 Hull concerning honoring him for: "...the glorious victory over the Guerriere...". Also: "Tribute To Valor" and "The Essex Frigate" which is a lengthy letter signed in t... See More  

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$34.00
666670

Much reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #666670

June 10, 1814

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 1812 including: "Capture of 300 of the Enemy on Lake Ontario" "Further Particulars of the Affair at Sandy Creek" "Indian Massacre" "Latest From Halifax" &q... See More  

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$38.00
654332

Much on naval affairs...

Item #654332

December 23, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 23, 1815  Content includes : "A Proclamation" signed by the President: James Madison, requiring: "...all persons who have unlawfully taken possession of...public lands...to remove therefrom..." followed by a: "Naval Report" and then: "The Navy" taking nearly 4 pages, and the: "Naval Affairs"  ta... See More  

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$30.00
665924

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

Item #665924

November 04, 1818

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 American Antiquarian Society in Worcester.

The ftpg. has: "More Bloodshed" concerning a battle with the Indians in the Alabama Territory.

Four pages, various foxing and some damp staini... See More  

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$29.00
649239

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 titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for $2.5... See More  

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$24.95
649274

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 famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
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$78.00
667314

Jefferson & Adams create a friendship...

Item #667314

December 21, 1822

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 Jefferson.

Now in their latter years (87 and 80 respectively) a respect & friendship developed which would last through their four remaining years: they would both pass away on July 4, 1826, t... See More  

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$67.00
670788

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

Item #670788

March 19, 1825

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 significant being the Jew Bill, which for many years had been attempted before finally being approved in 1825. The text of the bill includes: "Be it enacted by the general assembly of Maryl... See More  

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$230.00
666448

Early Kentucky...

Item #666448

June 24, 1826

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 ad offering $50 in "commonwealth money" for the return of "...a negro man...Ned...". Another similar ad on the back page for a negro man named Gabriel.

Four pages, a few sma... See More  

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$65.00
667082

Torture of the Jews in Spain...

Item #667082

October 21, 1826

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 Spain!" portions including: "...to sacrifice the unfortunate Hebrew. All the thieves, smugglers and assassins surrounded the 'pile' carrying the banners of the inquisition ... See More  

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$55.00
671590

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

Item #671590

November 21, 1832

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 with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death.

Also at the top of the ftpg... See More  

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$56.00
649241

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" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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$18.00
670179

A sketch of the history of America...

Item #670179

January 01, 1834

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 of the beginning of America. Also several topics which concern education, with a ftpg. editorial: "To Teachers".

Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condi... See More  

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$26.00
665910

Treaty with the Seminole Indians...

Item #665910

May 08, 1834

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 Seminole Indians of Florida, made at Fort Gibson. It is signed in type by President Andrew Jackson, and the "X" mark of 7 Indian chiefs.

The ftpg. has a wealth of ads including a: "$25 R... See More  

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$38.00
664892

The Texas Declaration of Independence...

Item #664892

April 09, 1836

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 concerning Texas, one item with a brief statement reading: "The Texas convention has declared the state independent of Mexico." Also included is a letter from Texas noting: "...the countr... See More  

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$138.00
666443

Michigan joins the Union...

Item #666443

March 08, 1837

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 President: Andrew Jackson. Two of the Acts relate to Indians, and one for: "...the payment of the revolutionary & other pensioners of the U.S...".

Of significance is a page 2: "... See More  

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$55.00
666715

The Amistad... Suspicious vessel captured...

Item #666715

August 31, 1839

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: "A Suspicious Vessel which had been spoken several times on our coast, has been captured by...the brig Washington, and carried into New London. This vessel, a schooner, called L'Amistad... See More  

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$62.00
665660

The murder of Samuel Adams by John Colt...

Item #665660

September 27, 1842

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 expressed purpose of reporting: "Sentence of JOHN C. COLT, Convicted On The Murder of SAMUEL ADAMS on the 19th September, 1841".

This murder case was quite a sensation at the time, the detail... See More  

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$43.00
666173

Great reporting on the Mexican War...

Item #666173

May 30, 1846

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 War with reports headed: "Important from the Seat of War!" "The Mexicans Twice Routed" "With the Loss of Several Hundred Men!" "Return of Gen. Taylor to Fort Tayl... See More  

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$38.00
666741

Rousing letter from Santa Anna...

Item #666741

March 05, 1847

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 has: "Official News From The Army" "News From Mexico" which includes a lengthy & detailed letter from the "U.S. Squadron off Anton Lizardo" which has much on Santa... See More  

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666781

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

Item #666781

March 19, 1847

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 with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered.

... See More  

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666790

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

Item #666790

April 07, 1847

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  the battle of Buena Vista we have encountered. It is headed: "Buena Vista: Another Account of The Battle".

Also on page 3: "A Battle In New Mexico" which reports a victory... See More  

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658831

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

Item #658831

November 15, 1847

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 Winfield Scott, headed: "Battles of Contreras and Churubusco - Report of Major General Scott" which offers tremendous detail on these military events from near the end of  the Mexican W... See More  

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658832

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

Item #658832

November 17, 1847

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: "Battle of Molino De Rey - Report of Major General Scott" signed by him in type: Winfield Scott. This is followed by a lengthier: "Report of Brevet Major General Worth" on the latest Mex... See More  

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$69.00
670739

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

Item #670739

September 30, 1848

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: "...accounts heretofore received of he existence of gold on the borders of various rivers in California and the made excitement that prevails in all that region to share in the spoils...sailors, prin... See More  

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$68.00
665833

The California Gold Rush...

Item #665833

December 02, 1848

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: "...fully confirms the most glowing accounts heretofore received in the States of the richness & extent of the gold region...the gold is found from the tops of the highest mountains to the botto... See More  

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$67.00
649225

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 California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual dates... See More  

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$32.00
649244

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 from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

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

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$38.00
657705

Fine accounts from California and the gold region...

Item #657705

October 17, 1849

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 a fascinating & very detailed letter from San Francisco, August 19. It has some fine reports from the gold regions, including: "...in my opinion individual gold digging will soon end. ... See More  

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$78.00
649231

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-trimming, heavy foxing & wear, missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a collection when condition is not a concern. Please note the ... See More  

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$45.00
649253

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 staining, edge tears, close-trimming, more than normal foxing ad wear, but will not have missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or someone wishing to begin a collection w... See More  

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$60.00
649269

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 value.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 10 folders for this lot.

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$112.00
649298

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.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$199.00
649284

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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$18.00
670760

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

Item #670760

November 29, 1851

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: "View Of San Francisco From the Foot of Telegraph Hill" with a related article on the city which: "...has now a population of about 40,000, with over 100 miles of streets laid out..."... See More  

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671893

The death of poet James Montgomery...

Item #671893

December 18, 1851

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 philanthropy, his death was reported in most major newspapers throughout the United States. See images for details.



Four pages, and other than dampstining, the issue is otherwise in good conditi... See More  

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$55.00
668038

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

Item #668038

August 03, 1852

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 notable reports, one being the death of Henry Clay in two articles, both headed: "Death of Henry Clay" with black borders.

There is also a nice account of a: "Fatal Duel--Death of ... See More  

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$97.00
649254

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 decorative mastheads  of the era.  Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc.  All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More  

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$49.00
669902

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

Item #669902

March 05, 1853

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 this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This ... See More  

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$69.00
665896

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

Item #665896

August 05, 1853

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 Lucy Stone being an organizer, and then a list of many other women to be there including Lucretia Mott, Susan B. Anthony and many others.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$39.00
665897

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

Item #665897

August 17, 1853

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 slave case in Cincinnati since the enactment of the Fugitive Slave Law in 1850. This is the case of Washington McQuerry, an escaped slave from Kentucky who sought his freedom in Ohio.

Four pages... See More  

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665907

Indians causing trouble for the Mormons in Utah...

Item #665907

October 13, 1853

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 Mormons at a sad rate..." with various details, and ending with: "paradisaical...Life at Salt lake will not be, for a time at least, the paradisaical affair it was wont to be."... See More  

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666150

The Ward Indian Massacre...

Item #666150

November 01, 1854

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 River" which details the Ward Massacre. Much good details of this battle which happened near present-day Caldwell, Idaho.

Four pages, good condition.



wikipedia notes: One Indian tried to ta... See More  

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$37.00
661825

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

Item #661825

June 19, 1856

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 Republican party as it reports on their first national convention. The newly created political party held the prohibition of slavery as the principal issue of their platform.

The front page has: "Re... See More  

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$215.00
668540

The original Westminster Clock Tower bell...

Item #668540

September 13, 1856

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 tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the name is often used for the iconic clock tower.

This bell would crack before being mounted in the clock tower requiring another to be ca... See More  

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$52.00
666798

Latest news from the Mormon country...

Item #666798

June 08, 1857

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 'Gentiles' who found the Mormon country had become too hot  to hold them any longer..." with some items on the travels of Brigham Young (see).

Four pages, nice condition. The folder s... See More  

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$47.00
666799

Potential troubles in Mormon country...

Item #666799

June 25, 1857

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 in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally ... See More  

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666769

Recaptured slaves near Charleston...

Item #666769

October 09, 1858

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 with a smaller print of a: "Group of African Negroes on Board the Niagara." There is also a related article on the captured slaves: "African Negroes on Board the Frigate Niaga... See More  

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$59.00
172276

Fourth of July fireworks celebration in New York...

Item #172276

July 16, 1859

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 illustration "Marshal Macmahon". Inside includes a full page: "The War in Italy - the Emperor Napoleon at the Battle of Magenta" and a very dramatic doublepage centerfold: &q... See More  

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666497

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

Item #666497

August 13, 1859

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 Meadows Massacre, Utah Territory' with article as well. Nice full page with 3 illustrations of: 'The Pike's Peak Gold Mines'. A full page illustration of "The 'Battle of Mage... See More  

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$120.00
671615

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

Item #671615

August 23, 1859

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 EMIGRATION", which has more than two columns on his observations during his visit to Pike's Peak and the surrounding region. Quite interesting. See images for considerable details.

The fro... See More  

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559620

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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$98.00
649226

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 some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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$28.00
665987

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

Item #665987

February 18, 1861

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 continued trip from his home in Illinois to Washington, D.C. The heads include: "THE PRESENT ELECT EN ROUTE" "Incidents and Casualties" 'Old be Kissed by a Pretty Girl&qu... See More  

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$182.00
669355

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

Item #669355

February 19, 1861

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 trip from his home to the nation's capital: "The President Elect En Route" "The Receptions In This State" "Enthusiasm Of The People" "His Arrival In Albany&... See More  

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669343

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

Item #669343

March 06, 1861

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 administration, as his inaugural was reported in the previous day's edition.

Inside has a lengthy editorial headed: "Mr. Lincoln's Address", a report from Washington beginning: &quo... See More  

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670731

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

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

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 page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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665965

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

Item #665965

December 04, 1861

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" taking almost 4 1/2 columns with Lincoln stating in part: "...The Union must be preserved, and hence all dispensable means must be employed...", signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln
... See More  

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$57.00
649219

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 shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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$132.00
649245

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 contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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$18.00
649275

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 newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.

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$65.00
665959

The blockade in the South...

Item #665959

January 08, 1862

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 Blockade Effective" "Peculation in the Rebel Army" "Naval Engagement Near Mobile" & more.

Twelve pages, light damp stain in a lower corner, minor wear at the ma... See More  

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$27.00
670352

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

Item #670352

January 21, 1862

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; "Defeat of Zollicoffer's Army" "Fighting All Day"  "Gen. Zollicoffer Killed" "Utter Rout of the Rebels" "Heavy Lossl On Both Sides" &... See More  

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670330

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

Item #670330

February 21, 1862

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 Their Rebel Capital Cut Off--Nashville Completely Isolated--The Loyal Alabamians Rising in Defence of the Union"

Good column heads include: "Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation... See More  

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665970

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #665970

March 17, 1862

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 this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.  See the photo below for the complete a... See More  

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$58.00
671734

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 War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black
... See More  

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666668

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

Item #666668

April 11, 1862

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. Included is the always interesting editorial, which begins: "From every quarter comes the same news. The enemy are drawing their troops from the counties they have overrun...They are concentrati... See More  

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$112.00
670344

Rare full front page Civil War map...

Item #670344

April 22, 1862

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 Fortifications, Earthworks and Rifle Pits Around Yorktown and Across the Peninsula--The Work Before general McClellan and the Army of the Potomac".

Also a page 3 map titled: "THE ADVANCE OF... See More  

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172574

The Civil War near Williamsburg, Virginia...

Item #172574

May 24, 1862

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 include three full pages on: "The Expedition Against New Orleans" shows many, many ships assaulting various forts; a doublepage centerfold with 8 prints: "Scenes & Views at ... See More  

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670763

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

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

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 newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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172576

Nice view of Richmond...

Item #172576

May 31, 1862

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". Prints inside include: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright..." showing monitors in battle; a full page: "Mobile and Its Defenses" which shows 6 scenes; a full page: &qu... See More  

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665956

McClellan to make an attack on Richmond?

Item #665956

June 20, 1862

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 Intentions of Gen. McClellan" "An Immediate Advance on Richmond Expected" "The Meaning of the Recent Rebel Raid on the Right" "Present Position of the Opposing Forc... See More  

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668411

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

Item #668411

August 07, 1862

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 Civil War.

The ftpg. also has: "Trouble Brewing--Mormon Trains Stopped at Fort Laramie".

Page 2 has: "From The Indian Expedition" with much detail and taking nearly a f... See More  

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670766

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

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

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 has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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665963

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

Item #665963

September 15, 1862

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 from Hagerstown to Leesburg, with an inset of Harper's Ferry.

First column heads include: "The Maryland Invasion" "Occupation of Leesburg by Our Troops" "Reported Battl... See More  

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665953

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

Item #665953

October 04, 1862

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 Angeles, which at the time had a population of less than 5,000.

But the content is not just typical war-related reports. Page 2 begins with: "The President's Proclamation" which doesn... See More  

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665962

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

Item #665962

October 07, 1862

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" with a detailed & lengthy caption.

Among the front page war-related column heads are: "The Battle Of Corinth" "Great Victory By Rosecrans" "A Second Battle on... See More  

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665960

War battles in Virginia...

Item #665960

November 08, 1862

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 Possession of Warrenton" "Chester Gap Held by Stonewall Jackson's Command" "The Fight with Stuart's Cavalry on Wednesday" "36 Dead Left on the Field by the... See More  

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666535

A pro-South newspaper in the North...

Item #666535

November 12, 1862

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" "Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" "Letter From Ex-President Buchanan" "War News of the Week"

Eight pages, nice condition.



Described as "The H... See More  

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649242

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 are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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649300

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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670307

President Lincoln visits the troops...

Item #670307

April 10, 1863

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 Palourde and Atchafalaya River vicinity.

Among the column heads: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "The Union Forces Landed at Stono" &quo... See More  

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670319

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

Item #670319

April 14, 1863

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 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge  Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...".

There are great column heads: "SUMTE... See More  

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666006

Confederate movements in Norfolk...

Item #666006

April 15, 1863

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 Proclamation--A Panic--Rebel Operations at Suffolk..." "The Siege of Vicksburg" "Another Warning to England" "The Reports of French Successes in Mexico" and m... See More  

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666352

Lincoln Proclamation calls for more troops...

Item #666352

February 06, 1864

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 Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The front page has: "Proclamation by the President" for a draft of 500,000 men, signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Als... See More  

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665957

Sherman expected at Mobile...

Item #665957

March 04, 1864

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" "The Latest News form Texas" "Gen. Kilpatrick's Expedition" "About 40 Miles of Track Destroyed" "Meade's Army" and much more.

Eight pages, v... See More  

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670800

With the Supplement issue as well...

Item #670800

March 05, 1864

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" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".

Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More  

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665958

Vengeance for the murder of Colonel Dahlgren...

Item #665958

March 13, 1864

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 Upon the Murderers of Col. Dahlgren" "The Exchange of Prisoners Proceeding" "The War in Louisiana" and more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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666366

Considering Negro troops...

Item #666366

July 02, 1864

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 & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" carrying over to most of pg. 2. Inside pages... See More  

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666423

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

Item #666423

July 02, 1864

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 nice front page illustration of: "The Rebel General Robert Edmund Lee" with a short biography on him as well.

Other prints include a fullpg. of 5 scenes in Georgia including Resaca, Woodl... See More  

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172818

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

Item #172818

September 24, 1864

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 article as well. Other prints within include: "General Grant's Campaign--In The Trenches Before Petersburg" "Plan of the Battle of August 5, 1864" "Fort Morgan Just ... See More  

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660139

Sherman's report on the Atlanta campaign...

Item #660139

October 20, 1864

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 the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From th... See More  

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669354

On Abraham Lincoln being elected...

Item #669354

November 10, 1864

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 first column heads reading in part: "THE RESULT" "Additional Election Returns from All Parts of the Country" "New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware for McClellan" "All ... See More  

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669353

Lengthy message signed by Jefferson Davis...

Item #669353

November 11, 1864

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 News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points"... See More  

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669352

The troops vote for Lincoln...

Item #669352

November 12, 1864

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' Vote in the Army of the James" "Mr. Lincoln's Majority 2,904" "SHENANDOAH" "Important Movement of the Rebel Forces" "Attempt to Flank Sheridan & In... See More  

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670745

Significant victories by the Yankees...

Item #670745

December 19, 1864

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 and larger-than-normal heads on Yankee successes in the South, including: "VICTORY ! " "Sherman at Savannah--Thomas in Tennessee" "Great News From Both Armies" "... See More  

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649267

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 "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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$9.00
172858

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

Item #172858

February 11, 1865

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 James River". Other prints within include: "The United States Iron-Clad Battery 'Monadnock' " "Burning of the Smithsonian Institute at Washington" "Gene... See More  

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666743

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

Item #666743

April 20, 1865

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 printed just 5 days after his death. Uncommonly large type used in the one column headlines which take two-thirds of the first column on the front page (see), beginning with: "THE RITES"... See More  

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668461

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

Item #668461

April 21, 1865

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 coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'nai Israel," "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogu... See More  

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668799

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

Item #668799

April 26, 1865

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 related headlines, including: "OUR TRIBUTE" "Obsequies To Abraham Lincoln" "Scenes In City Hall" "The Procession" "One of the Most Imposing Displays the Wo... See More  

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668019

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

Item #668019

April 27, 1865

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 death of John Wilkes Booth as most newspaper reported the event on the 28th.

A page 2 column is headed with: "IMPORTANT NEWS!" "The Assassin Booth and an Accomplice Driven From their... See More  

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$118.00
669333

Abraham Lincoln's assassins found guilty...

Item #669333

July 07, 1865

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 Found Guilty" "Payne, Harrold, Atzerodt and Mrs. Surratt to be Hanged To-Day" "Dr. Mudd, Arnold and O'Laughlin to be Imprisoned for Life" "How the Assassins Rec
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$155.00
666770

The Union League Building, Philadelphia, PA...

Item #666770

August 19, 1865

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." "The Hospital Buildings & Ferry, Ward's Island, East River"; a fullpg. of the scene where the "...Powder Mine, under the Rebel Entrenchments Before Petersburg, Was... See More  

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$57.00
649309

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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$70.00
669336

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

Item #669336

December 07, 1865

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 when the required number of states ratified the amendment on December 6.

The heads include: "THE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT" "It Is Adopted by Georgia" "The Twenty-Seve... See More  

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$255.00
666525

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

Item #666525

December 23, 1865

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 one American institution has any sizable holdings of this title.

A typical newspaper of the day with local & regional news, plus a wealth of ads.

Four pages, various old tape repairs inside,... See More  

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$84.00
649236

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’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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$60.00
649285

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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$19.00
670769

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...

Item #670769

November 16, 1867

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 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Co... See More  

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$77.00
666773

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #666773

April 03, 1868

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 Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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$39.00
649305

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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$26.00
665884

Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad...

Item #665884

May 11, 1869

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 railroad. East meets West.

The first column begins with nice heads: "THE PACIFIC RAILROAD" "The Last Rail Laid and the Last Spike Drive" "San Francisco and New York Linked to... See More  

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$177.00
668367

Memories of Mormondom...

Item #668367

November 04, 1869

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.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.

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$39.00
649217

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 & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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$40.00
649272

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 century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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$36.00
649290

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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$95.00
649297

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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$99.00
668484

Graphic issue on the Chicago Fire...

Item #668484

October 11, 1871

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 Miles, Showing the Burned District of the City."

First column heads include: "THE RUINED CITY" "Terrible Condition of the City of Chicago" "Further Details of the A... See More  

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$138.00
649288

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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$64.00
671655

Seed planter...

Item #671655

February 01, 1873

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" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More  

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$28.00
665837

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

Item #665837

November 09, 1874

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 Animals Broken Loose from Central Park" "Terrible Scene of Mutilation" "A Shocking Sabbath Carnival of Death" "Savage Brutes At Large" "The Killed and Wounded&... See More  

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$110.00
671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

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 Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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$42.00
670734

The first newspaper published in Wyoming...

Item #670734

August 27, 1875

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 published in the territory, having begun in September, 1867.

Typical news & ads of the day with page 3 beginning: "Cheyenne As An Outfitting Point!". Many of the ads are illustra... See More  

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$74.00
669340

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

Item #669340

July 06, 1876

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 fate of the soldiers in the Sioux Indian campaign: "BATTLE OF ROSEBUD CREEK" "First Fight of the Campaign Against the Sioux" "The Attack & Retreat Described" "... See More  

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$62.00
174052

Centennial of the 4th of July...

Item #174052

July 15, 1876

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: "The Poet & Orator of the Centennial Fourth of July" showing Bayard Taylor and William Evans; a full page: "Reading the Declaration of Independence by John Nixon, from th... See More  

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$53.00

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$28.00
671658

Aerial balloon torpedo...

Item #671658

May 11, 1878

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" "Eclipse Injector" "Saw Mill Head Block" "Galvanic Battery" "Tricycle" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the illustrations.

The 187... See More  

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$28.00
666450

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

Item #666450

July 21, 1878

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" "Sam Bass and His Gang Come to Grief" "A Running Fight With the Texas Desperadoes" "Their Attempt to Rob to Bank at Round Rock" "Barnes Shot Dead & His Chief ... See More  

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$245.00
649238

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" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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$89.00
649271

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. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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$55.00
649311

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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$27.00
671367

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

Item #671367

August 04, 1880

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 with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE SPUNKY SKELETON" "Dr. Tanner Persists in His Perilous Undertaking" "His Rebellious Stomach in an Impr... See More  

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$32.00
649278

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 improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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$65.00
649312

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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$90.00
666169

Assassination of President Garfield...

Item #666169

July 06, 1881

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 Garfield. One of the more subdued reports of  this notable report we have seen.

Six pages, archivally repaired at the spine margins where there was some loss (no text loss), good conditi... See More  

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$45.00
670755

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

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

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, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept th... See More  

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$2,265.00
671665

Louis Pasteur is featured...

Item #671665

June 03, 1882

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 complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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$28.00
648195

Dick Liddil, the notorious train robber...

Item #648195

January 27, 1883

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 Women--Frank James' Custodian--Drugged to Death...". Page 2 has: "Gallow's Scenes" plus there are many other crime-related articles.

Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$33.00
668041

Bat Masterson and the Dodge City War...

Item #668041

June 06, 1883

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 City War, with a column head: "Dodge City" "The Disgraceful Gambling Troubles Renewed".

The report has a Dodge City, Kansas, dateline with rare mention of Bat Masterson, noting ... See More  

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$127.00
670757

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

Item #670757

March 22, 1884

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 wide range of radical literature.

Page 3 has an article concerning Charles Delescluze, a French revolutionary leader, journalist, and military commander of the Paris Commune. It is signed in ... See More  

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$56.00
671771

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #671771

November 12, 1884

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 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 its politic... See More  

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$28.00
649257

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 perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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$39.00
670485

Geronimo is captured...

Item #670485

September 07, 1886

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 And His Band Prisoners at Last", however the actual text is rather brief and at the bottom of the next column: "Geronimo a Prisoner at Fort  Bowie", reading: "General Mil... See More  

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$82.00
666585

From world-famous Coronado, California...

Item #666585

February 11, 1888

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 a peninsula connected to the mainland by the "Silver Strand".

This was the year the world-famous Hotel Del Coronado opened, with a front page advertisement for it. It opened as the la... See More  

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$43.00
670419

Jack the Ripper has been arrested?

Item #670419

September 20, 1888

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 arrested in London on suspicion of being the perpetrator of the recent Whitechapel murders, where the four women were found dead and mutilated at separate times."

Eight pages, a small rep... See More  

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$30.00
669525

Investigating the murder of Elizabeth Stride...

Item #669525

October 24, 1888

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" reports were common in the latter half of 1888, capturing the interest of people on both sides of the Atlantic as evidenced by the reports in many newspapers in the United States. But issues o
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$265.00
671650

Centrifugal siren...

Item #671650

June 08, 1889

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 - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.

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$24.00
670405

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

Item #670405

December 09, 1889

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 the trip can be made and how safely women can make it along..." with more, however it is just a reference to a situation with a Danish woman seeking passage to Coronado in San Diego  ... See More  

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$29.00
666576

From Alhambra, California...

Item #666576

April 25, 1890

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 a year.

A four page issue of tabloid size mostly taken up with local tidbits and a wealth of advertisements. Minor fold wear, good condition.

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$64.00
666671

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

Item #666671

August 05, 1892

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: "NEITHER MOTIVE NOR CLEW" "Murderer of the Bordens Leaves No Trace" "Fall River Police Working in the Dark".

The detailed text is great, and is quite early in th... See More  

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$59.00
666772

Daniel Frohman, a notable Jew...

Item #666772

November 02, 1893

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 an illus: "Farewell to the World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Inside has two pages taken up with bird's-eye views of the Columbian Exposition.

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$55.00
671653

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...

Item #671653

November 17, 1894

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 illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$24.00
666594

From the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles...

Item #666594

April 06, 1895

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 Heights is a neighborhood in Los Angeles. The first of this title we have seen.

Four pages, good condition.

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$57.00
667991

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

Item #667991

September 10, 1898

TAGBLATT, Vienna, Austria, Sept. 10, 1898 



* Empress Elisabeth of Austria assassination



A quite rare broadside "Extra" distributed "Gratis" reporting the murder of Empress Elisabeth of Austria.

The front page banner notice translates: "Our Empress - Murdered!" "Assassin An Italian Anarchist In Geneva". A bit more text as well.

Great to have this... See More  

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$135.00
666433

Very rare Territorial title...

Item #666433

May 26, 1899

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 statehood. A very rare from this small mining town with front page item: "Latest Mining News--Information Regarding Mining and Milling Operations in the Cochiti--The Golden Cochiti--Mining Ite... See More  

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$177.00
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