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

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

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672877    THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 14, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspap...

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672876    THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 16, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspap...

Interesting title from the 17th century...


December 15, 1682

Item #670013    THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Dec. 15, 1682  An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single...

A very rare, early newspaper...


August 07, 1688

Item #669979    PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, August 7, 1688  With only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published, and being from the 17th century, this is a rare paper which we rarely have the opportuni...
$268.00

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 &...

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

Item #649246    THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1696  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...

Over 320 years old...

Item #649262    THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1695. 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 &...

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...

King of England gets support from London concerning the insult from the king of France...


October 02, 1701

Item #670878    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 2, 1701  The ftpg. has a letter: "To  the King's Most Excellent Majesty" from the mayor and council of London, supporting the king in the insult from th...

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...

The siege of Lisle in the War of Spanish Succession...


September 27, 1708

Item #666833   
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 27, 1708  Most of this issue, including the entire front page, is taken up with reports on the siege of Lisle, with headings including: "Journal From the Camp bef
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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...

A broadside-like chart consumes the front page...


April 22, 1710

Item #670879    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 22, 1710  A rather unusual issue, as most of the front page is taken up with an uncommonly large--wider and longer than normal--chart headed: "A Table of  the A...

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

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

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293    (5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1729), priced at a bargain due to  be...

Early issues with the great masthead...

Item #649232    THE POST-BOY, London, 1720's  A lot of five issues of this early & decorative title with which great masthead featuring two engravings (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...

On the founding of the colony of Georgia...


February 12, 1732

Item #670268    FOG'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, Feb. 12, 1732  A wealth of brief news reports on pages 1 & 2, with pages 3 & 4 taken up with advertisements.  Page 2 has: "We hear that  the Trust...

An early newspaper which rarely comes on the collector market...


April 08, 1732

Item #670288    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, London, April 8, 1732  A quite rare title as this is the first we have encountered in our 44 years. It appears to have run from 1730-1735. Later in 1732 the title would add: "...o...

Terrific on the founding of Savannah...

Item #667388   

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1733  Page 4 has a very early & terrific letter from James Oglethorpe, headed: "Extract of Mr. Oglethorpe's Letter to the Trustees for Establish

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$133.00

A famous yet rarely offered newspaper...


June 07, 1733

Item #670277    THE GRUB STREET JOURNAL, London, June 7, 1733  A quite rare title which existed from 1730-1738, but which rarely comes into the hands of collectors. Content inside has news tidbits from England. Four pag...

Lord Baltimore arrives at Philadelphia...


July 28, 1733

Item #670114    THE DAILY POST BOY, London, England, July 28, 1733  The front page has reports datelined from Annapolis and Philadelphia, two items mentioning Lord Baltimore. Otherwise all news reports are European, with ...

A rare title which rarely comes into hands of collectors...


August 14, 1733

Item #670287    THE HYP-DOCTOR, London, Aug. 14, 1733  The title is an archaic phrase for a "hodgepodge of nonsense". This curious paper published from 1730-1741, a pro-Walpole (first Prime Minister of Great Bri...

Map of Veracruz & the castle of San Juan...

Item #667390    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1740  The prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map of Vera Cruz, Castle of San Juan, Port of New Spain titled: "A Plan of the City and Harbour of ...
$138.00

H.M.S. Victory lost at sea... Two issue set...

Item #667105   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, two issue set, London, England, October and November, 1744 October issue: Certainly the most notable report in the 1st issue is the report of the sinking of the British sh
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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

Very early, short-lived, colonial newspaper...


February 15, 1753

Item #671202    THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, Feb. 15, 1753  This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and wa...
$235.00

Oswego during the French & Indian War, with maps...

Item #670988   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1757  Among the inside pages is a quite lengthy & detailed article titled: "An Historical Account of American Affairs during the Two last years,
...
$455.00

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 ...

News from the French & Indian War...


March 30, 1758

Item #667007    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 30, 1758  * French and Indian War * Pre-Battle of Carillon The front page has two-thirds of a column headed: "America" being a letter from New Yor...

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...

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...

Displayable Act of Parliament...


January 01, 1760

Item #666696    ACT OF PARLIAMENT, London, England, 1760  * 18th century original document Nice full title page has an engraving of the Royal coat-of-arms. Inside has an act: "...for enabling his Majesty to...

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...

Early description of New Orleans...


August 13, 1765

Item #601574    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 13, 1765  * Early New Orleans, Louisiana description The back page has a letter from Pensacola with some good information concerning New Orleans. It includes: ...

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...

Complaining about the hated Acts of Parliment...

Item #664996    THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Oct. 31, 1768  (currently spelled Gloucester)  Page 2 has a report from Boston concerning the growing tensions between the colonies and England, noting: "...assemb...

Problems with the non-importation agreement...


September 01, 1770

Item #659774    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, September, 1770   Near the back are over two pages of reports from America, including an item from New York concerning non-importation and the concern that importers in N...

Liberty figure engraving in the masthead...


April 16, 1771

Item #670664    THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR CHRONICLE OF LIBERTY, London, April 16, 1771  * Uncommon 18th century title Filled with various news reports from throughout England as well as Europe. Nice engraving in ...

August 20, 1771

Item #667016    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 20, 1771  * North Carolina Regulators * Pre Revolutionary War troubles Inside under: "America" is a report: "...from Newbern, North Carolina, ...

The precedent-setting case of American slave James Somersett...

Item #667890    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1773  Certainly the most historically significant item in this issue is: "An Argument in the Case of James Somersett, a Negro, Lately Determined in the c...

Rare printing of Congress's Tory Act...


February 01, 1776

Item #670624    THE WESTMINSTER MAGAZINE, London, February, 1776  Certainly a very uncommon title from the 18th century, formatted much like the more common 'Gentleman's Magazine" or the era. A terrific iss...
$149.00

The British take Long Island...


October 01, 1776

Item #664189    THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, Scotland, October, 1776  Simply a great wealth of American content in this issue. Over a page is on: "The Ancient Testimony & Principles of the People called Quakers...
$238.00

Revolutionary War era lot...

Item #649259    THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five issues of this famous newspaper, one each from 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years in and around the Revolutionary War. The lot is a blend of 1st and somewhat 2n...

From the Revolutionary War...


February 06, 1777

Item #666875    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 6, 1777  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century original * From The Enemy A page 3 item notes: "By the Appalachia, Ogilvie, arrived in the Downs from ...

Revolutionary War... The "Tories" at Newport...


March 01, 1777

Item #671058    THE PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 1, 1777  The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for the sale of a plantation in Berks County, Penna. All of page 2 & half of page ...
$357.00

Burgoyne's report on the taking of Ticonderoga...

Item #667826    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1777  The first five pages are taken up with a series of letters among General Washington, Col. Walcott, and General Howe concerning the exchange of prisoners....
$125.00

Naval events in the Revolutionary War... Reference to the surrender at Saratoga...


January 01, 1778

Item #660037    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1778  Over 2 pages are taken up with a: "Dialogue Between an Englishman and an American Descendant from  English Ancestors" (see for portions). Over ...

Siege of Newport, Rhode Island...

Item #667837    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1778  The issue begins with: "Proceedings in Parliament, continued" which has much concerning the Revolutionary War, including letters from Lord Vi...

General Greene is highly esteemed... Washington in a very strong situation...


December 31, 1778

Item #658969    THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 31, 1778  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy The front page has some reports concerning the Revolutionary War including: "Gen...

British find success in the South...


February 23, 1779

Item #663032    SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 23, 1779  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Most of the front page is taken up with an: "Extract of a Letter from M...

Congrratulations to the King for success at Charleston...


July 29, 1780

Item #663738    THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 29, 1780  * Revolutionary War Era * 18th century * From The Enemy Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with several letters of congratulations to the King for the suc...

1781 Revolutionary War military pay document...

Item #649287    FASCINATING DOCUMENT for providing pay to soldiers through the Deputy Quarter Master of the Military for the "State Of Connecticut". This document contains a signature, is dated 1781 and is approx. 4 ...
$100.00

Controversial case of Col. Isaac Haynes... British support of loyal subjects...


February 07, 1782

Item #672492    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782  All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmon...

Reuniting with England? The situation at Charleston...


March 05, 1782

Item #670117    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 5, 1782  Page 2 has an interesting, and erroneous, report to a Quaker in Phila. which includes: "....I inform you that we have some hopes of soon being once more u...

Capture of St. Christopher and Nevis...


April 02, 1782

Item #658848    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, April 2, 1782  * Rare American Revolutionary War publication * Battle of Saint Kitts - British vs. French Navy Half of page 2 is ta...
$255.00

Peace not to happen... Ethan Allen's treasonous efforts...


May 18, 1782

Item #640567    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 18, 1782  The bottom of the ftpg has a letter from Phila. which carries over to pg.2: "...your friends were in great hopes that peace was near at hand & that we ...

Working towards a treaty of peace with England...

Item #667428    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1782  The issue contains much reporting from Parliament as well as other articles. Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has the latest n...

Evacuating Charleston... Consternation of the Loyalists...


October 24, 1782

Item #644973    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  * Revolutionary War Era * From The Enemy Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce...

On General Gage in America...


November 01, 1782

Item #660294    THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, November, 1782  Inside has an article: "Account of the Arrival of General Gage in America in the Year 1774, With the Proceedings of the Americans in Consequence of the Bo...

March 20, 1783

Item #649638    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 20, 1783  * Loyalists (British) escaping America Page 2 has a report from New York concerning the British evacuating: "...large quantity of shipping are ...

Closing items on the Revolutionary War...

Item #667838    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1783  Eighteen pages are taken up with "Summary of Proceedings in the 3rd Session of the Present Parliament" which include  discussion on concluding ...

Tyburn, England in 1873... 'God's Tribunal' - off to the Executioner...


November 06, 1783

Item #672699    THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 6, 1783 As stated in Wikipedia: "Tyburn was a village in... present-day London... For many centuries, the name Tyburn was synonymous with capital punishment, it having b...

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
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A letter from Ben Franklin... Cultivating tea in America...


April 27, 1786

Item #668559    NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, April 27, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  * Benjamin Franklin letter Inside has a letter from 1725 signed by Benjamin Franklin, exhibiting his bus...

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

Item #649301    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 18t...

Captured by Indians... Treasury Dept. document on the historic Funding Act of 1790...


September 25, 1790

Item #671088    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Sept. 25, 1790  The back page has a "Proclamation" signed by the King of France: Louis. The front page has a notable item headed: "Treasury Departme...
$110.00

On the historic Funding Act... Building the Cape Henry lighthouse... Much more...


October 06, 1790

Item #659330   
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, Oct. 6, 1790   * United States Funding Act of 1790 * Cape Henry Lighthouse construction * re. Benjamin Franklin's death The back page
...
$125.00

Slave insurrection... The "wretched" prisoners the king & queen of France...


October 19, 1791

Item #668096    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 19, 1791  * Haitian Revolution begins * Insurrection of liberated slaves * Rebellion against French authority The ftpg. has over a full column taken up with:...

Printed by Ben Franklin's grandson...


January 17, 1794

Item #671200    GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 17, 1794  Published by Benj. Franklin Bache, Ben's grandson, as noted in the masthead. The ftpg. is filled with ads, the first being a "One Hundred Dollars...

Thomas Jefferson responds concerning the Jay Treaty...


February 08, 1794

Item #669202    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 8, 1794  The ftpg. has: "State Papers" which has three letters from Thomas Jefferson as Secretary of State, relating to the controversial Jay Treaty. Each is sign...

George Washington and Sam Adams...


June 09, 1794

Item #665868    DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 9, 1794  * George Washington & Samuel Adams Pages 2 & 3 contains  very lengthy letter from the Secretary of...

Toasting the President's birthday... Reports from the West...


March 02, 1795

Item #668177    AURORA GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 2, 1795  Page 2 has one-third of a column taken up with reports on the celebration of President Washington's birthday, including a list of 15 toasts to hi...

Indians want peace...


April 08, 1795

Item #659398    THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 8, 1795  * Northwest Indian War * Gen. Anthony Wayne * Chief Blue Jacket * Shawnee People Page 3 has a report beginning: "Dispatc...

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 writes to his legislature...


June 25, 1795

Item #660397    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 25, 1795  * Nice 18th century masthead Page 2 has a letter to the Mass. legislature concerning French ships in Mass. ports, signed in type by the governor: Sam...

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


October 26, 1795

Item #666802    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Oct. 26, 1795  Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, most of the front page is taken up with co...

Handsome masthead...


November 11, 1795

Item #669548    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 11, 1795  Page 2 has reports from: "France, National Convention" taking over half of the page. Page 3 has reports from "Kentucky&qu...

The Jay Treaty: preventing another war...


March 16, 1796

Item #670869    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 16 & 19, 1796  A very significant pair of issues as they contain, in its entirety, the full text of the Jay Treaty, one of the more significant 18th century documents ...
$248.00

Very displayable... Four George Washington script signatures...


March 30, 1796

Item #671145    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1796  The front page features not one but four Acts of Congress, each one signed in script type by: Go. Washington, President of the United States. Each is also signed...
$183.00

Script signature of George Washington on the front page...


July 09, 1796

Item #665505    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1796  * President George Washington Over half of the front page is taken up with the full text from Congress of: "An ACT to Ascertain & For the Milita...

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...


December 08, 1796

Item #670662    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Jan. 19, 1797  * Nice masthead engraving * 18th century America If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's ...

From the temporary capital of the United States...


February 11, 1797

Item #665554    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 11, 1797  * 18th century American publication The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the ...

John Hancock... Launching the ship Constitution as a theatrical piece...


November 02, 1797

Item #670186    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 2, 1797   The ftpg. contains a letter signed in type by: John Hancock. Most of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with various news & political ...

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

Silence is cowardice; neutrality is treason...


May 16, 1798

Item #665938    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 16, 1798  The ftpg. has a lengthy letter being an: "Answer to the Young Men of the City of Philadelphia..." signed in type by the President: John Adams. Also: &quo...

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

Item #649292    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 to ...
$120.00

Napoleon abandons his efforts in Egypt...


July 27, 1799

Item #670147    THE NORFOLK CHRONICLE OR NORWICH GAZETTE, England, July 27, 1799  The masthead features a nice engraving. Various news from throughout England plus the back page has: "Total Defeat Of Buonaparte"...

Editorializing on Jefferson's inaugural address...


April 02, 1801

Item #669384    AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, April 2, 1801  The front page begins with a review of Jefferson's recent inaugural address, beginning: "While reading the speech of Mr. Jefferson, every American must f...

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...

Alexander Hamilton examines Jefferson's address to Congress...


February 23, 1802

Item #666959    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 23, 1802  Half of page 3 is taken up with: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VIII" signed in type by: Lucius Crass...

DeWitt Clinton in a duel: great account...


August 10, 1802

Item #666989    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Aug. 10, 1802  * Dewitt Clinton duel w/ John Swartwout * Great detailed account Pages  & 7 contain a detailed account of a due...

Jefferson writes to Callender...


October 15, 1802

Item #667563    NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 15, 1802 * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble Page 2 contains a letter datelined from Monticello, Sept. 6, 1799, signed in type by: Th. J...

Very early Charleston...


February 10, 1803

Item #670040    CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 10, 1803  A volume I issue  (number 28) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads, one appearing on page 3 headed: "...

Jefferson on navigation of the Mississippi...


August 13, 1803

Item #667461    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 13, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * Mississippi River Navigation Page 2 has a letter of reply from the President to the state of Ohio concerning issues re...

Thomas Jefferson on the Louisiana Purchase...


October 26, 1803

Item #667486    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL & MASSACHUSETTS FEDERALIST, Boston Oct. 26, 1803  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address * re. Louisiana Purchase Half of page 2 is taken up with the...

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...

Much naval reporting in this early Richmond paper...


February 19, 1808

Item #669466    THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, Feb. 19, 1808   The front page has various reports from Europe on the Napoleonic War. Page 2 has several naval reports concerning American ships detained at Algiers, ...

Thomas Jefferson...


June 22, 1808

Item #667303    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, June 22, 1808  * Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act Most of the ftpg. is taken up with reports concerning the Embargo including: "Presi...

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235    CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have f...

The War of 1812...

Item #649218    (10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or ...

America is about to declare war...


June 03, 1812

Item #670877    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 3, 1812  * Declaration of war close * War of 1812 to begin Page 2 has a notable report headed: "War with England!" stating: "A letter has been r...

Accomplishments of the frigate Chesapeake...


April 12, 1813

Item #664858    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, April 12, 1813  * USS Chesapeake (1799) * United States Navy frigate * War of 1812 - pre-capture The ftpg. has 4 Acts of Congress, two of them relating to the W...

Latest reports on the War of 1812...


July 13, 1813

Item #626665    THE WAR, New York, July 13, 1813  The front page has: "Progress of the War In Virginia--Smithfield Attacked--British Monsters--Alarm--Alacrity of the Citizens--and Safety of the City". Inside con...

Items from the War of 1812...


December 20, 1813

Item #664889    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Dec. 20, 1813  Page 2 includes: "Traitors Defended!" "Treason of the Blackest Character" "Existing Evils, by Extortioners and Smugglers" &...

Two more victories over the Creek Indians...


February 22, 1814

Item #670992    THE WAR, New York, Feb. 22, 1814  Most of the front page is taken up with: "Fifth Victory Over the Creeks" as well as: "Sixth Victory Over the Creeks". Notable content inside includes: ...

Huge & graphic political ad...


March 26, 1814

Item #670187    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 26, 1814  The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship headed: "The STRONG Ship Massachusetts ", part of a political notice in support of Cale...

First of this title we have encountered...


March 14, 1817

Item #670873    NORTH STAR, Danville, Vermont, March 14, 1817  * Caledonia County * Rare publication The first of this title we have encountered. The top of the front page has a: "One Cent Reward" ad...

Surgical instruments advertisement includes a saw...


February 28, 1818

Item #665923    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 28, 1818  "Notice To Surgeons" on page 3 is an ad for a business that sells surgical instruments. The ad includes a woodcut of an ominous-looking saw, used for su...

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...


September 18, 1819

Item #671059    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and appr...

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...


September 18, 1819

Item #671061    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and appr...

Constitution for the new state of Alabama...


September 18, 1819

Item #671062    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, A consecutive pair of issues dated Sept. 18 and 25, 1819  Typically, prior to formally becoming a state of the union a territorial government needs to create and appr...

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

Item #649239    (10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of t...

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

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

First White House wedding...


March 18, 1820

Item #672505    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1820  Listed under the page 2 "Marriages" is one that reads: "In Washington city, Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur, Esq. of N. York, to Miss Maria Hester Monr...

Formal admission of Missouri to the Union... Major Andre's bones...


August 18, 1821

Item #667254    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 18, 1821  Inside has: "Major Andre" concerning the removal of his bones to be shipped off to England. Also in this issue: "Indian Trade", a...

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...


September 24, 1825

Item #670984    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Gra...

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...


September 24, 1825

Item #670985    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Gr...

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...


September 24, 1825

Item #670986    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony of laying the corner stone, of what is to be a city of the Jews, on Gr...

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...


July 29, 1826

Item #667229    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1826  The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of Ju...
$114.00

Deaths & funerals of Jefferson and Adams...


July 29, 1826

Item #667308    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1826  The front page has some editorial comment concerning the recent deaths of both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on the 50th anniversary of the 4th of Ju...
$114.00

William Garrison... Davy Crockett... George Washington...


October 22, 1831

Item #667087    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1831  The bottom of the front page has a small article beginning: "I have received a copy of the 'Liberator', and come in for a share of the edi...

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...

Santa Anna could conquer and vanquish the Texans...


March 24, 1836

Item #670177    NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, March 24, 1836  The back page has news from: "Mexico and Texas" which includes inn part: "...generally believed that Santa Anna will r...

Much on the desperate situation in Texas... The Fanning Massacre...


April 30, 1836

Item #667207    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 30, 1836  An inside page contains an article headed simply: "Texas" which includes several reports on events there, including: "The southern pape...
$148.00

Incredible coverage of the trial of John Colt, with great graphics...


January 28, 1842

Item #665891    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 28, 1842  * John C. Colt murder trial w/ prints * Brother of famous gun inventor Most of the front page is taken up with considerable detail on the intriguing murder case ...

Fine content in this anti-slavery newspaper...


October 30, 1845

Item #669477    NATIONAL ANTI-SLAVERY STANDARD, New York, Oct. 30, 1845  As the title would suggest, an anti-slavery newspaper from 16 years before the Civil War. Among the articles: "The Patriotism of Abolitionist...

The Mexican War, and a visit to Japan...


March 15, 1847

Item #666779    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 15, 1847  The front page has eight Acts of Congress, several relating to the Mexican War. Page 3 has much on the Mexican War including: "F...

Santa Anna threatens retribution if Childs does not leave Puebla...


November 01, 1847

Item #658830    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 1, 1847  * Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna * Mexican-Amercian War Page 3 has a great letter from Santa Anna to Col. Childs, stating his request ...

Wisconsin joins the Union as the 30th state...


June 29, 1848

Item #662644    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1848  * Wisconsin gains statehood The back page has: "An Act for the admission of the State of Wisconsin into the Union" which takes ...

Mormon Temple in ruins... Slavery in California?


October 28, 1848

Item #670665    BURRITT'S CHRISTIAN CITIZEN, Worcester, Mass., Oct. 28, 1848   * Nauvoo Temple fire disaster - Illinois * Mormons - Mormonism * Slavery in California ? * Uncommon publication Page ...

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 ...

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

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

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

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

An instant collection...

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

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

Item #649298    (100) Wholesale variety lot of 100 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896 all in average or better condition--not a damaged lot--with at least 10 different titles. A great lot for a dealer or anyone wish...
$199.00

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

Item #649284    HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determine...

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 ...

The Henry Clay monument which was never built...


September 08, 1855

Item #671155    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 8, 1855  The ftpg. has a print and article on: "The New Clay Monument, Lexington, Kentucky" but it is not the version which was ultimately dedicated two...

Prints from the West before the Civil War... Nebraska and Kansas...


June 21, 1856

Item #668545    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 21, 1856 Near the back is a full page with 3 scenes headed: "The Nebraska and Kansas Territory" with the prints captioned: "Ancient Bluff Ruins, Nebrask...

Republican party's first Presidential candidate...


June 21, 1856

Item #672842    NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, June 21, 1856  * John C. Fremont nomination * 1st nominated for United States president A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first President...
$185.00

The rare "steamer edition" of an early California newspaper...


October 06, 1856

Item #665945    SAN FRANCISCO HERALD, California, Oct. 6, 1856  A very rare & early newspaper from California as this is the "San Francisco Herald For The Steamer" as noted at the top of pages 2-8, more comm...
$275.00

Brigham Young is the law of the land...


April 01, 1857

Item #666645    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 1, 1857  * Mormons - Mormonism * Governor Brigham Young * Utah Terrirtory law The top of page 3 has a report headed: "From Utah&quo...

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 ...

Lincoln's first inauguration...


March 05, 1861

Item #669342    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1861  Page 5 has nice one column heads announcing the significant news of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration, the heads including: "THE NEW ADMINISTRATION" ...
$375.00

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...

Map of Charleston, South Carolina...


January 05, 1862

Item #672491    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 5, 1862  The front page features a large Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT MOVEMENTS NEAR CHARLESTON, S. C." Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IM...

Battle of Port Royal Ferry...


January 07, 1862

Item #672493    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 7, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Battle of Port Royal Ferry" "Decisive Union Victory" "Sharp Skirmishing & Flight of the Rebels" "A F...

Map shows the Tennessee River Valley...


February 06, 1862

Item #670321    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 6, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Gunboat Expedition Up The Tennessee. Map of the Tennessee River, Showing the Position of Fort Henry & the Batter...

Battle of Fort Henry, Tennessee...


February 07, 1862

Item #671179    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1862  Half of the front page is taken up with ads with the other half having various news items including: "Interesting From the North--Notes On The War"...

Map shows details of Columbus, Kentucky...


February 09, 1862

Item #670322    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 9, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice and detailed map headed: "The Key To The Mississippi River. The Fortifications at Columbus, Kentucky--Strength of the Position." The bal...

Huge map... The Monitor vs. the Merrimac...


March 12, 1862

Item #665983    NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1862  * Rare full front page civil war map * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack Simply an incredible Civil War map newspaper, as the entire front page ...
$138.00

Battle of Gaines's Mills...


July 19, 1862

Item #172590    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1862  The front page has: "Brigadier-General George A. M'Call" "Brigadier-General Fitz-John Porter" and "The 'White House' On th...
$46.00

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$24.00

Jefferson Davis on prisoners... Battle of Gaines' Mill...


August 04, 1862

Item #671178    RICHMOND WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 4, 1862  Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from its capital as well. The ftpg. has an editorial piece headed: "Retaliation" and other items headed: &quo...

News from the Confederacy...


October 31, 1862

Item #671063    DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 31, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among...
$142.00

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


November 04, 1862

Item #671199    DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Nov. 4, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue. Among the articles are: "The Capital of the Southern Confed...
$145.00

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242    GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There...

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

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

Lengthy message from Jefferson Davis...


January 17, 1863

Item #671096    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 17, 1863  Almost the entire front page is taken up with: "The Rebel Message" "The Document In Full" "What Jeff. Davis Says of President Lincoln's Emancipa...

Huge Civil War map on the front page...


April 11, 1863

Item #670308    NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1863  The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHT AT CHARLESTON - Opening Fire at the Rebel Stronghold...Position of the Rebel Batteries". ...

The condition of the South in the Civil War...


February 13, 1864

Item #666353    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 13, 1864  * Rare Union military title As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is reple...

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...


November 24, 1864

Item #669468    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it has the word “Southern” in the title. The front page has: "War News - The Situ...
$124.00

Ornate masthead...

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

1865 Wilmington, North Carolina...


February 23, 1865

Item #672495    SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 23, 1865 * Capture of Fort Anderson * Wilmington, North Carolina Page 2 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See image...

Funeral of Abraham Lincoln...


April 18, 1865

Item #670190    NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1865  Much good content in this issue, which has all columns on all 8 pages black-bordered due to the death of Lincoln. The front page has one column heads including: "THE ...
$193.00

Yosemite diagram and discoveries...


October 18, 1865

Item #669335    NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 18, 1865  The front page has a detailed, column-wide diagram and a wonderful account of a visit the Yosemite Valley and surrounding region: "From The Missouri To The Pacific...X...

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

Item #649309    (5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'N...

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236    NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America&rs...

A battle with the Fenians in Canada...


June 05, 1866

Item #665919    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 5, 1866 * Battle of Ridgeway- Ontario * Battle of Fort Erie * Fenian raids in Canada Pages 2 and 3 have coverage of the Battle of Ridgeway, heads: "...

View of Chattanooga...


September 08, 1866

Item #671033    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1866  Inside has a full page print: "Chattanooga, Tennessee, From Lookout Mountain". Other prints include: "Bacon's Castle, Surry, Virginia&q...

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 Lincoln assassination plot...


July 18, 1867

Item #669960    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, July 18, 1867  Page 3 has a report headed: "The Assassination  Plot" which comments on a letter signed by Booth, Payne, Harold, and Atzerodt, ending wit...

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305    SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The ...

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

Item #649217    (10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions &...

From 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: ...

This paper lasted but two issues... A supplement as well...


March 01, 1870

Item #673039    THE NELSON CLARION, New Hampshire, March, 1870  This is the volume 1, number 1 issue of an exceeding rare newspaper. In fact the only other date which existed was May, 1871, which was volume 1 number 2. &q...
$244.00

Very early from San Diego, and with good content...


October 12, 1871

Item #670489    SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 12, 1871  Not jusst a very early newspaper from San Diego (a vol. 2 issue) but with nice content as well, as the front page has column-wide heads: "CHICAGO"...

The New York Herald's search for Dr. Livingstone...


December 22, 1871

Item #670885    NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1871  * Search for David Livingstone * New York Herald expedition Half of the first column of page 3 is taken up with a very nice stack of headlines concerning the sea...

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

A 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...

The very beginning of the Financial Panic of 1873...


September 18, 1873

Item #672650    THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1873. This issue has fine early coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Compa...
$158.00

Very beginning of the Panic of 1873...


September 19, 1873

Item #671092    NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 19, 1873  This issue has fine coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company. There are ...
$158.00

Financial Panic of 1873...


September 22, 1873

Item #672647    THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Compa...
$158.00

Financial Panic of 1873...


September 23, 1873

Item #672646    THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as: "The Panic of 1873", which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke...
$158.00

The Molly Maguires... Stanley in Africa...


December 02, 1874

Item #665839    NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 2, 1874  * Molly Maguires - threats * Rare "Coffin Notices" prints Page 3 beings with some nice column heads on Stanley's exploration in Africa: "AFRICA...

The first newspaper published in Wyoming...


August 26, 1875

Item #669475    CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER, Wyoming (Territory), Aug. 26, 1875  A very elusive title from 15 years before Wyoming statehood. The Leader was the very first newspaper published in the territory, having begun in S...

Early report on the historic Custer Massacre...


July 07, 1876

Item #667994    ARIZONA WEEKLY MINER, Prescott, July 7, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn * Rare Old West publication Page 2 has not one but three repor...
$230.00

From Sag Harbor, Long Island...


January 11, 1877

Item #671161    THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, Jan. 11, 1877  An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the r...
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