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Extremely rare 1665 Oxford Gazette... Account of deaths from the Great Plague...


January 18, 1666

Item #664849    THE OXFORD GAZETTE, London, January 18, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  * Earliest & Rarest of newspapers to be had This is an extremely famous--and rare--title, being the predecessor ...
$880.00

Samuel Johnson is found guilty of sedition and rebellion...


June 24, 1686

Item #665934    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686  * Samuel Johnson found guilty of seditious libel * Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had The back page has a report from Westmi...

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

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

Reports from Parliament from the 1600's...

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

Over 325 years old...

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

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

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

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

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

A variant and short-lived title...

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

Unusual, short-lived newspaper...

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

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

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

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293    (5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.)  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), priced at...

John Floyer appointed Secretary of New-England...


May 24, 1715

Item #670108    THE POST-BOY, London, May 24, 1715  * Rare & early 18th century issue * Nice masthead engravings The back page has a brief report mentioning America: "John Floyer, Esq; is appointed Se...

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232    THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (see). Offered at a substantial discount. Single sheet and in ...
$125.00

At a reduced price... Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649273    THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's (2nd-rate)  A lot of 5 issues of this early title with the great masthead containing two engravings. Lightly inked or other minor problem causing them to be a bit '2nd ...

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

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

Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

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

Rare, early title...

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

Rare 18th century title....

Item #669987    THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, July 14, 1733  * Rare 18th century publication A very uncommon & early title we have rarely offered in our 44 years in this business. The...

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page havi...
$226.00

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667133    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page havi...
$226.00

Eighteenth century perspective from England...

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

18th century Scotland...

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

Nice map of portions of Canada...

Item #667291    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1758  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very nice & detailed foldout map titled: "A Plan of the City & Harbour of Louisburg; shewing...
$165.00

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

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

Pre-Revolutionary War era lot...

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

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" ...

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

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

Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

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

Benedict Arnold destroys the British fort at St. John's, Canada... Much on the troubles in America... The Gunpowder Incident...


June 16, 1775

Item #656497    THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE, Williamsburg, June 16, 1775  This newspaper was published Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the...
$5,650.00

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

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

Congress rallies the troops...


January 16, 1777

Item #666873    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777  * Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more * Revolutionary War original from the enemy Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressin...

General Howe proclamations in a Tory newspaper... The latest war news...


November 26, 1777

Item #616816    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 26, 1777  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America * General William Howe proclamations Thi...
$415.00

A Williamsburg, Viriginia report...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...


February 21, 1778

Item #671965    THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 1778  * Revolutionary War Tory original * Rare Pro British issue from America This was a strongly Tory (supportiv...
$390.00

Treaty with France...

Item #667888    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779  This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the a...

Preparing for the final events at Yorktown... Tragic case of Col. Isaac Haynes...


October 02, 1781

Item #658631    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 2, 1781  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication Most of the front page is taken up with reports and correspondence concer...
$475.00

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

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

Daniel Mendoza, the famous Jewish boxer...


May 18, 1789

Item #670827    THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seem...

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

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

Four documents signed in type by John Hancock...


February 18, 1790

Item #659426    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 18, 1790  * John Hancock signed in type Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings...

Thomas Jefferson... Indian troubles on the frontier...


March 17, 1791

Item #670749    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791  * Nice 18th century American publication Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report o...

"Report" signed in type by Thomas Jefferson...


January 21, 1792

Item #664817    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792 * Thomas Jefferson before presidency Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed ...

First issue of the first woman's magazine in America...


June 01, 1792

Item #667214    THE LADIES MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), June, 1792  * Very first issue of this rare publication A rare publication which existed for just 12 issues from June, 1792 to May, 1793. This is the very fir...
$196.00

The Hatteras Shoals...

Item #667735    THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, August, 1793  (note: the "July" at the top of page 1 is a printer's error) Included with this issue is the full page plate called for, titled: "Maria ...

Sam Adams' state-of-the state address...


January 21, 1795

Item #669062    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795  * Governor Samuel Adams * State of the Union Address Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the g...

Reports on the Indians...


April 22, 1795

Item #659397    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795  * Uncommon title * Native Americans Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a ...

Beautiful masthead in this 1795 Canterbury newspaper...


June 16, 1795

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

Sam Adams issues a Proclamation...


June 29, 1795

Item #660398    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795  * Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very han...

Laying the cornerstone of the Boston State House...


July 04, 1795

Item #668105    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 4, 1795  * Massachusetts State House's cornerstone laid Page 2 contains a nice editorial headed: "The Treaty" referring to the controversial Jay Tre...

Washington responds to the Senate's address on his state-of-the-union speech...


December 23, 1795

Item #669085    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 23, 1795  * President George Washington * re. State of the Union Address * Senate's response Page 2 has the Address of the S...

Letter from John Jay...


April 16, 1796

Item #668609    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York April 16, 1796  Page 2 has a lengthy letter concerning "the university" in New York, signed by its Chancellor and New York governor: John Jay. Fo...

A hereditary presidency? Selling land in the Northwest territory...


November 02, 1796

Item #669557   
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1796  The back page contains an article which begins: "John Adams has said...that as Mr. Washington had no children, the Presidency
...

Two letters signed by George Washington...


November 16, 1796

Item #669558    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 16, 1796  * President George Washington * John Jay letters Page 2 contains two letters, each signed in type by the President: G. Washin...

A rare Philadelphia title from 1796...


December 20, 1796

Item #668739    GALES'S INDEPENDENT GAZETTEER, Philadelphia, Dec. 20, 1796  A quite rare title which lasted just one year from Sept. 16, 1796 till Sept. 12, 1797. Actually the continuation of the "Independent Gaz...
$244.00

Post-Revolutionary War Boston...

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

Washington nominated to be Commander-in-Chief...


July 05, 1798

Item #668908    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798  * President George Washington * Commander-in-Chief again ? Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! ...

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

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

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 Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289    (10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period...

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

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

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

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

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 ...

British capture the frigate President, after the war ended...


March 10, 1815

Item #670790    THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, March 10, 1815  * USS President (1800) captured * HMS Endymion (1797) frigate Page 2 has a fine & very detailed account of the naval encounter between the U.S....

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...

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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 President addresses the discovery of gold in California...


December 07, 1848

Item #668297    ROCHESTER DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Dec.7, 1848  * President James K. Polk * State of the Union Address * Discovery of gold in California All of the front page & most of page 2 are take...
$146.00

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 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

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

Item #649231    (50) 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, cl...

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...

Harriett Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin...


November 11, 1852

Item #670832    THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Nov. 11, 1852  * Uncle Tom's Cabin This newspaper is forever linked to the best-selling novel of the 19th century: "Uncle Tom's Cabin", for ...

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...

Early farming newspaper from California...


October 05, 1854

Item #666180    THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco Oct. 5, 1854  * Rare Old West title * Gold mining era * Nice decorative masthead This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the m...

The original Westminster Clock Tower bell...


September 13, 1856

Item #668540    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 13, 1856  * Big Ben - Great Bell * Palace of Westminster Certainly the most noteworthy print is that of what we know as the original "Big Ben&qu...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Music of Battle Hymn of the Republic: inspiration for Julia Ward Howe...

Item #670357    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862  * Battle Hymn of the Republic * Abolitionist Julia Ward Howe music & lyrics * "John Brown's Body" song The back page contains the mus...

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
...

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

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

Second rate also available for:

$25.00

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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  * End of Slavery in America * 13th Amendment becomes law * Official announcement The top of page 7 has first column heads announcing the very historic report t...
$255.00

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...

Bi-lingual Louisiana newspaper from shortly after the Civil War...


December 08, 1866

Item #671214    THE WEEKLY IBERVILLE SOUTH, Plaquemine, Louisiana, Dec. 8, 1866  * Rare publication from the deep South Uncommon newspaper from this town just south of Baton Rouge and from shortly after the end ...

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 ...

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 ...

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: ...

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...

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

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 ...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

America at war: The Great War Collection...

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

The Mareorama at the Paris Exposition...


September 29, 1900

Item #671612    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900  The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article. Other images and/or articl...

Serpollet's Steam Racer...

Steel rail industry... Railroads, street cars...


May 17, 1902

Item #671705    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 17, 1902 The front page has: "Manufacture Of Steel Rails", which includes additional coverage on an inside page. Also included are: "Howard's Dock"...

Rare and early stock market title...


January 01, 1903

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

Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island...


March 28, 1908

Item #671696    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY"...

Did Cook or Peary discover the North Pole?


September 16, 1909

Item #670622    THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, a collection of 14 consecutive issues from September 1 thru 16, 1909 (no Sunday issues). * Robert Peary finds the North Pole ? * Or was it Frederick Cook that ...
$460.00

Bleriot monoplane... Grahame-White bi-plane...


November 05, 1910

Item #671701    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 5, 1910 Full frontpage photo: "Auburn in his fast Bleriot monoplane and Grahame-White in a farmer biplane during one of the hourly distance contests" which is i...

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

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

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


January 01, 1914

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

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

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

By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

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

The world's largest crane (in 1920)... Philadelphia Naval Yard...


August 21, 1920

Item #671702    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1920 Nice, full front cover photo in three colors: "The Largest Of Its Kind: 350 Ton Crane at Philadelphia Navy Yard", which contains details and additional photos...

50 issues with World War II content...

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

Japanese attack California...


February 24, 1942

Item #670747    LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, California, Feb. 24, 1942  * Attack on California coast * Ellwood oil field shelling * Japanese submarine I-17 * Best title to be had ? (rare) The bold headline ...
$285.00

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


January 01, 1944

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

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


October 06, 1945

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

Goering's suicide, others hang...


October 16, 1946

Item #668305    SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, California, Oct. 16, 1946  * German war criminals hanged * Hermann Goering suicide A large & bold banner headline announces: "GOERING SUICIDE" with subhea...

John F. Kennedy assassinated...


November 22, 1963

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

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


November 23, 1963

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

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


November 23, 1963

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

Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...


November 25, 1963

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

A notable counter-culture newspaper...


April 20, 1971

Item #668292    THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER, New York, April 20, 1971  * Rare hippies newspaper from the early 70's This tabloid-size newspaper was an American underground publication issued biweekly during the ...

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


January 17, 1991

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

Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...


September 07, 1995

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

Mark McGwire sets home run record...


September 08, 1998

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

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...


September 09, 1998

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

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


September 21, 1998

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

Smallest newspaper in the world...


January 01, 2003

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