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Jefferson signs an Act of Congress, on the front page...


May 18, 1801

Item #667497    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, May 18, 1801  The top of the front page has a half column Act of Congress for allowing franking to delegates from the Northwest Territory, signed in type by both: Th. Jef...

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 02, 1802

Item #666955   
THE BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 2, 1802  Printed on pages 2 & 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number V" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus,
...

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


February 09, 1802

Item #666957    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 9, 1802  Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VI" signed in type by...

A pair of issues questions: is Thomas Jefferson an infidel?


December 14, 1802

Item #667004    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Dec. 14 and 21, 1802  Page 2 of the 14th has an interesting article taking most of the page, concluding in the 21st, which reports on the spiritual...

Very early Charleston...


February 11, 1803

Item #670041    CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 11, 1803  A volume I issue  (number 29) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Page 2 has a letter: "To The Pre...

Great item on Dickinson College in Carlisle...


February 25, 1803

Item #671278    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 25, 1803  The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the stu...

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...

Benjamin Rush listed as University of Pennsylvania Trustee...

Item #673586    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, April 30,1807  Page 4 of this issue has: "UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA", followed by a listing of all the universities Trustees includin...

William Wilberforce on the slave trade... Marshall's "Life of Washington" reviewed...

Item #673888    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, May 18, 1807 * William Wilberforce speaks before the British Parliament re: the slave trade * Review of Supreme Court Justice John Marsha...

William Cowper poem - the abolition of the Slave Trade...

Item #673633    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, May 25, 1807  Page 3, under the heading: "THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE", has the timely reprinting of the William Cowper poem, &qu...

Jefferson's Proclamation declaring neutrality in the Napoleonic Wars...


July 08, 1807

Item #667349    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 8, 1807  Page 2 contains the historic "Proclamation" signed by President Th. Jefferson, in which is empathizes the neutrality of America in the Napoleonic Wars, a...

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...

Battle of Tippecanoe... Little Belt Affair...


November 30, 1811

Item #667261    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 30, 1811  The prime content is a report on the Battle of Tippecanoe, which is actually 3 separate reports headed: "Battle With The Indians" with a dateline of...

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 ...

The Chesapeake and the Shannon...


November 02, 1813

Item #671289    THE WAR, New York, Nov. 2, 1813  Most of the front page is taken up with a very historic report headed: "Chesapeake And Shannon" which is a French report of this significant naval battle. It begi...

Printed exclusively to report the War of 1812...


March 22, 1814

Item #671290    THE WAR, New York, March 22, 1814  The front page has various "Documents" including item signed in type by John Armstrong and William. H. Harrison, all relating to the war. They carry over to tak...

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

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

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

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


June 17, 1820

Item #667262    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1820  An inside page has a nearly two page article titled: "The Slave Trade" which has some fascinating details of the discovery of slave ships, so...

The Monroe Doctrine...


December 06, 1823

Item #671287   
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec.  6, 1823  An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains th
...
$175.00

The Monroe Doctrine...


December 06, 1823

Item #671288   
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec.  6, 1823  An inside page has the "President's Message" being James Monroe's annual address to Congress. Part of his message contains th
...
$168.00

Mordecai Noah and his new Jewish homeland in the Niagara River... Horrors of the slave trade...


October 01, 1825

Item #667233    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 1, 1825  Page 5 has a nice half page article: "Ararat" which is about the plans for the famous Mordecai Manuel Noah, the first American-born Jew t...

Early issue from this Southern town rich in history...


August 29, 1829

Item #671384    THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Aug. 29, 1829  A very early issue from this town rich in history, being the oldest inland  town in South Carolina, the site of notable Revolutionary War battles, an...

Gibbs the pirate...


April 06, 1831

Item #662632    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., April 6, 1831  Nearly a full column on page 2 is taken up with "Confession of Gibbs, the Pirate" which begins: "The confessions of this wretched being,...

Rumor of freedom sets off a slave insurrection...


February 11, 1832

Item #667245    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 11, 1832  Most of the issue is taken up with considerable reporting on: "Proceedings of the Senate - On the Nomination o Martin Van  Buren" as the...

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...

War against the Mormons in Missouri...


December 07, 1833

Item #666629    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1833  The top of page 3 has an article: "The War Against the Mormonites" which includes a letter on: "...the affrays between the Mormonites ...

The Mormon War...


November 17, 1838

Item #664976   
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Nov. 17, 1838  The front page has a very nice item headed: "The Mormon War" portions of which include: "...from the scene of the Mormon diff
...

Detailed plans for Harrison's inaugural...


March 03, 1841

Item #666634    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 3, 1841  A terrific newspaper for the content found on page 3, which has considerable detail on the plans for the inauguration of William Henry Harriso...

Much on the Battle of Buena Vista, and other reports on the Mexican War...


April 06, 1847

Item #666789    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 6, 1847  Page 2 has close to two very detailed columns concerning the historic Battle of Buena Vista, an American victory over a larger Mexican force. ...

Has General Winfield Scott entered Mexico City?


August 14, 1847

Item #657768    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1847  Page 3 has news from the Mexican War under the heading: "From The Rio Grande". This report focuses on whether General Winfield Scott...

Early and rare from Florida...


July 01, 1848

Item #671303    THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, July 1, 1848  Nineteenth century newspapers from Florida are uncommon, particularly those from before the Civil War. Here is such an issue from the capital city of Flor...

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 ...

President Zachary Taylor proclaims a day for prayer... Virginia gold...


July 04, 1849

Item #668185    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1849  Page 3 has a report headed: "Virginia Gold" as well as: "A Recommendation by the President of the United States" for a spec...

Latest from the California Gold Rush...


September 22, 1849

Item #671003    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1849  Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Empire City brings over $600,000 in species and gold dust...A...

Planning to be a part of the California Gold Rush...


October 04, 1849

Item #668212    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 1849  Page 3 has: "California Items" which has various news items which relate to the California Gold Rush. Much concerning transportation ...

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

Timely report of the death of President Taylor...


July 10, 1850

Item #668283    PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 10, 1850  Page 2 begins with a black-bordered report on the death of President Zachary Taylor, who died just the previous day. Headed: "PAINFUL INTELLIGENCE "D...

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...

Rare period print of the yacht America after having just won the famous race...


October 25, 1851

Item #671223    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 25, 1851  The front page features a nice print of the yacht: "The America", which to our knowledge is the only period print of the racing yacht Ameri...
$275.00

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 ...

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669878    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 22, 1853  Among the prints are: "Captain Ericsson Explaining His Invention to the Editors of New York" "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House&q...

A threat of war between the U.S. and Spain over the Black Warrior seizure...


March 18, 1854

Item #665895    DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, March 18, 1854  Page 3 has rather lengthy reporting concerning the seizure of the Black Warrior controversy, including the letter of the President to the House concerning it...

Launch of the Merrimac...


July 14, 1855

Item #671293    BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 14, 1855  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Launch of the U.S. Steamer Merrimac..." with a related article. This was the ship that would letter be r...

Very early print of Salt Lake City...


October 06, 1855

Item #671359    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 6, 1855  The feature print on the front page is a very early scene of: "Great Salt Lake City" with related text beginning: "The Mormon head-quarters...

The attraction of the Nebraska Territory...


February 26, 1857

Item #666658    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1857  Page 3 has: "Nebraska Territory" which is a letter from Fort Calhoun which begins: "This most interesting Territory is rapidly ...

The Mormons will fight to the death...


June 06, 1857

Item #666797    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 6, 1857  Page 3 has a report headed: "From The Mormon Country" which includes in part: "...The Mormons express themselves determined to r...

Early farming newspaper from California...


October 22, 1858

Item #666182    THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco Oct. 22, 1858  This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the masthead with much of the content having a farming theme, although there are othe...

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...


March 19, 1859

Item #670015    NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 19, 1859  An early sports-themed newspaper with an ornate masthead featuring engravings showing cricket, sailing, boxing, and horse racing. The front page features a full-figure p...

Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City...


August 16, 1859

Item #672989    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1859  Starting in the summer of 1859, Horace Greeley, the famed publisher if the New York Tribune, set out on an exploratory/investigative journey from New York to San Fran...

First rabbi to lead prayer in Congress...


February 02, 1860

Item #671374    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1860  The front page has proceedings of the first session of the "Thirty Sixth Congress" and included is a brief but very historic account about the first time the procee...
$195.00

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 ...

Great coverage of Lincoln's trip from Springfield to Washington...


February 12, 1861

Item #665986    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 12, 1861  Page 5 has a nice stack of column headlines and reports on Abraham Lincoln's trip from his home in Illinois to Washington. Heads include: "THE PRESIDENT ELECT EN R...

Full text of Lincoln's first inaugural address...


March 07, 1861

Item #668415    THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 7, 1861  The top of page 2 has a article headed: "The Inauguration" with reports on the festivities of Lincoln's first inaugural ceremonies. This is ...
$244.00

The Confederate Constitution in this pro-South newspaper...


March 28, 1861

Item #666463    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, March 28, 1861  This issue has some nice items from just before the outbreak of the Civil War including ftpg: "Veto of President Davis" "Presidential Appointments...
$267.00

Beginning of the Civil War...


April 16, 1861

Item #670340    NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1861  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War on page 3 are:  "THE WAR" "Important News from Washington" "Extensive Preparations for the Def...

Battle of Bull Run... The first major battle of the Civil War...


July 26, 1861

Item #665992    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 26, 1861  Page 4 has a nice stack of one column headlines on the first Battle of Bull Run, including: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Johnston Gone to Attack Gen. Banks"...

War news from this Confederate port...


August 02, 1861

Item #671350    THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 2, 1861 This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up with ad...

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...

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...


February 12, 1862

Item #670356    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 12, 1862  In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with th...

Two Civil War maps: front page and back page...


February 13, 1862

Item #670324    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1862  Taking close to half of the front page is a great map: "Brilliant Operations At Roanoke Island -- Scene of General Burnside and Commodore Goldsborough's Victori...

Rebels abandon Columbus, Kentucky...


March 04, 1862

Item #670337    NEW YORK HERALD, March 4, 1862  The front page features a detailed Civil War map: "THE REBEL GIBRALTAR EVACUATED". Column heads on the war include: "The Destruction of Columbus" "...

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...


March 19, 1862

Item #671225    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1862  Page 2 contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of Richard III ...

Analyzing the Monitor... Lincoln fires McClellan...


March 20, 1862

Item #668403    THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, March 20, 1862  The ftpg. has a report on the: "Ericsson Battery" noting in part: "The iron-clad steamer Monitor went on another trial trip...to test her ...

The war on the Mississippi...


May 10, 1862

Item #172570    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 10, 1862  The front page shows: "A Rebel Captain Forcing Negroes to Load Cannon Under the Fire of Berdan's Sharp-Shooters". Also a print of: "Major-Gen...
$58.00

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$30.00

Col. Johnson Trying to Capture Rebel Officer...


June 28, 1862

Item #673282    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 28, 1862 The front page features a print of: "COL. JOHNSON ENDEAVORING TO CAPTURE A REBEL OFFICER, BUT GETS A WIG" and on the back page is a print: "LI...

Sketches - Fair Oaks Battle Field...


July 05, 1862

Item #673280    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 5, 1862 * The Fair Oaks Battlefield - sketches The front page features a set of three prints captioned: "SKETCHES AROUND THE FAIR OAKS BATTLE FIELD"...

Rare print of the sport of sculling...


September 13, 1862

Item #670030    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 1862  The front page has a print: "Race Between War and Hamill, for the Championship of the American Waters" showing the sport of sculling. Ther...

Order from "Beast Butler"...


October 06, 1862

Item #671352    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 6, 1862  Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but from the capital of the Confederacy through which all important war news and reports flowed. The front page inc...

Lengthy battle report from General Hooker...


October 31, 1862

Item #671354    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Oct. 31, 1862  Not just a newspaper from the Confederates States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Confederate & State Authorit...

News from the Confederacy...


November 17, 1862

Item #671286    DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Nov. 17, 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...
$128.00

Six issues with Civil War-related content...


December 27, 1862

Item #669854    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 6 different issues from 1863 & 1864, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of mili...

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...

Map concerning the Battle of Murfreesboro...


January 01, 1863

Item #665997    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 1, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Situation In Kentucky And Tennessee". Also many nice column heads on the war including: "The Advance...

The Civil War from the Confederate's perspective...


February 20, 1863

Item #671355    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 20, 1863  Not only a newspaper from the Confederate States, but from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "Negotiation of the Confe...

Map of Port Hudson, and military illustrations inside...


March 31, 1863

Item #665998    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863  The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi. Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at P...

Reports on the Battle of Gettysburg and the capture of Vicksburg...


July 15, 1863

Item #668301    XENIA TORCH-LIGHT, Ohio, July 15, 1863  This weekly paper has much reporting from the Civil War, not surprisingly some nice coverage of the Battle of Gettysburg and the fall of Vicksburg. The ftpg. has o...
$255.00

Lengthy letter signed by Jefferson Davis... "Supplement" issue as well...


February 20, 1864

Item #666354    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 20, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. ...

Improved warship guns...


June 18, 1864

Item #669698    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 18, 1864  The front page is mostly taken up with a nice cut-away print of: "Woodbury's Improved War-Sip and Submarine Guns" with a related article carrying...

Confederate version of the operations before Petersburg...


June 28, 1864

Item #671306    CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 28, 1864  A nice issue from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Much front page war reporting including: "From Gen. Johnston's Army" "Desperate ...

Sherman is approaching Atlanta...


July 22, 1864

Item #671385    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Late From Gen. Sherman" "His Approach to Atlanta" "Desperate...

Sherman is approaching Atlanta...


July 22, 1864

Item #671386    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Late From Gen. Sherman" "His Approach to Atlanta" "Desperate...

Battle of Chapin's Farm...


October 22, 1864

Item #172826    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1864  The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Butler After the Battle of September 25, 1864". Inside has four full page Civil War prints capti...
$48.00

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$25.00

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...


November 26, 1864

Item #669470    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 26, 1864  A rather rare title and great that the title includes the word “Southern”. The front page has reports including: "De...
$115.00

Sherman's march to the sea... Augusta, Georgia...


December 01, 1864

Item #671009    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 1, 1864  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are:  "GEN. SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Contradictory Reports about the Crossing of the Oconee River" "A...

December 09, 1864

Item #671065    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 9, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN GEORGIA" "Latest News From Sherman" "His Army Between the Ogechee & Savann...

Sherman's march to the sea... The dead in the prison camps...


December 20, 1864

Item #671106    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 20, 1864  Among the front page first column heads on the Civil War are: "The Union Captives" "Additional Names of the Martyred Dead" "The Victims at Andersonvi...

Battle at Wilmington: attack on Fort Fisher...


December 30, 1864

Item #671113    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1864  Among the first column Civil War heads are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Official Report from Admiral Porter" which is quite length...

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...

General Butler is removed from command...


January 11, 1865

Item #671390    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Rebel Particulars of Stoneman's Raid" "Mosby Still Alive" "Army o...

Making fun of Missouri and Maryland as "free states"...


January 16, 1865

Item #671353    DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 16, 1865  The front page begins with an interesting editorial which has near the beginning: "A body termed a 'State Convention' in Missouri did on last...
$114.00

Confederate newspaper from near the end of the war...


February 02, 1865

Item #671312    THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Feb. 2, 1865  Raleigh was one of the last major cities of the South to fall into the hands of Sherman, surrendering on April 13, 1865, just one day before Linco...
$158.00

Peace conference...


February 06, 1865

Item #671388    NEW YORK HERALD, New York, Feb. 6, 1865  The front page carries "The Peace Conference" "the Negotiations Not an Entire Failure" Opening of the Door to Reconciliation" "Submiss...

Spirit of the rebel army...


February 07, 1865

Item #671389    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1865  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "Spirit of the Rebel Army" "The Faint Heartedness of the Rebel Congress Rebuked&q...

Lincoln's funeral, Booth's letter of confession, services at churches & synagogues...


April 20, 1865

Item #669460    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 20, 1865  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered, with nice front page one column heads including: "OUR LOSS" "A Day of Mourning" "The Funeral at Was...
$245.00

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...


April 22, 1865

Item #667788    WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865  Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it is from the city w...
$1,100.00

Lincoln's funeral in Philadelphia and New York City...


April 24, 1865

Item #668797    NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1865  All columns on all eight pages are black-bordered for the death of President Abraham Lincoln. Over half of the front page first column is taken up with heads including: &qu...
$152.00

Artemus Ward on the Mormons...


May 27, 1865

Item #670058    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 27, 1865  The back page has over a full column taken up with: "Scenes Among The Shakers, Mormons, etc. by Artemus Ward", the famed comic writer, a con...

Six issues with Andersonville Prison trial reports...


August 31, 1865

Item #671215    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues, each with front page column heads on the Andersonville Prisoner trial, where barbarities of the cruelest nature were put upon Yankee prisoners of war. Dates are August 31,...

Ten issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...


September 06, 1865

Item #671378    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated July 22 thru September 6, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebu...

The 'demon' jailer of Andersonville, just before has execution...


November 13, 1865

Item #671383    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "Wirz's Last Letter to His Family" "Why He Would Not Commit Suicide" "The Pois...

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 end of slavery... official announcement...


December 19, 1865

Item #669337    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 19, 1865  The top of page 4 has an historic--albeit quite subdued--headline concerning the adoption of the 13th Amendment, thereby abolishing the institution of slavery. Amongst ot...
$225.00

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...

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 life of Lincoln, from his law partner's perspective...


February 20, 1867

Item #671246    NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 20, 1867  Page 7 has a terrific article on the Life of Abraham Lincoln  from the perspective of his former law partner, William Herndon. The subhead: "A Talk With th...

Wagon Box Fight... Red Cloud's War...


August 15, 1867

Item #673351    THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 15, 1867 * Wagon Box Fight... Red Cloud's War * Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming The front page has a small one column  heading: "Encounter with the Savages near Fo...

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 ...

Early from San Diego...


January 16, 1869

Item #671258    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 16, 1869  This is the volume 1, number 15 issue and I believe it to be the earliest San Diego newspaper we have offered. The population of San Diego was just 2,300 at ...

On the "last spike" ceremony at Promontory Point, Utah... Joining of the transcontinental railroad...


May 10, 1869

Item #665885    NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1869   Page 7 has a report headed: "The Pacific Railroad" with subheads including: "Celebration of the Completion of the Road in California--A Gala Day in San F...

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: ...

Enforcing the historic Fifteenth Amendment...


May 22, 1870

Item #673634    (2) NEW YORK TIMES, May 22 and June 1, 1870 (a 2-issue set)  The front page of the May 22nd issue has the heading: "The Fifteenth Amendment", with the subheading: "Laws to Enforce It--The Bi...
$175.00

Very uncommon Southern paper from Louisiana...


October 15, 1870

Item #668302    THE OUACHITA TELEGRAPH, Monroe, Louisiana, May 19, 1869  A quite uncommon title from the northern portion of Louisiana. In fact Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes only one in...
$187.00

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

A 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...

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement from 1873...


October 01, 1873

Item #648585    PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 1, 1873  The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait of Mr. Barnum and various details a...

P. T. Barnum circus advertisement from 1873...


October 03, 1873

Item #672632    PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Oct. 3, 1873  * P.T. Phineas Barnum ad The photo shows the nice back page ad for " P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Museum Menagerie" which includes a portrait ...

Prison life at Blackwell's Island, New York...


February 19, 1876

Item #671292    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876  A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison...

Three patriotic engravings on the front page...


October 14, 1876

Item #668313    THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Oct. 14, 1876  A politically graphic issue for display as the front page features 3 patriotic engravings, signifying: "This cannon belches forth in honor of ...

From this exclusive Long Island community... Sag Harbor destroyed by fire...


March 03, 1877

Item #671259    THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, April 22, 1871  An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the...

Buffalo Bill...


November 15, 1879

Item #671309    WOODLAND STANDARD, Woodland, California, Nov. 15, 1879  Certainly one of the less common newspapers from the "Old West", currently a city of about 56,000 and a suburb of Sacramento. An interestin...

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.

Steamship Columbia... Novel swimming device...


May 22, 1880

Item #671165    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1880  The front page has "Babcock & Wilcox Boilers at the Standard Oil Company's Refinery Greenpoint, L.I." with an accompanying article. Inside h...

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...

Death of President James Garfield...


September 21, 1881

Item #671319    NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 21, 1881  The first column is headed: "THE MURDERED PRESIDENT" "A Day of Mournful Excitement at Elberon" and various subheads. Also on the ftpg: "The Hour of ...

Only known issues are held by us...


July 10, 1882

Item #673125    SALIDA DAILY SENTINEL, Colorado, July 10, 1882  An exceedingly rare title as Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that only one institution had any issues of this title & they were recentl...
$146.00

Edison Electric - Converting from gas to electric illumination: the work begins...


September 05, 1882

Item #672627    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1882  The back page has a rather notable report on the beginning of the conversion of illumination by gas to illumination by electricity, headed: "Electricity Instead Of Gas...

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...

A periodical for spiritualists...


October 29, 1886

Item #671397    THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, Oct. 29, 1886  A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" a...

A journal of agriculture in Florida...


June 20, 1887

Item #671351    THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, June 20, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc...

Very lengthy Jack the Ripper report...


October 02, 1888

Item #669506    THE TIMES, London, Oct. 2, 1888   "Jack the Ripper" reports were common in the latter half of 1888, capturing the interest of people on both sides of the Atlantic as evidenced by the reports...
$230.00

Newspaper from the ghost town of Crystal, Colorado...


November 10, 1888

Item #665949    CRYSTAL RIVER CURRENT, Crystal, Colorado, Nov. 10, 1888  A rare newspaper from a bonafide ghost town. Crystal was a mining camp established in 1881 & after several decades of robust existence, was al...
$228.00

Re-organized Mormons in Lamoni, Iowa...


February 02, 1889

Item #671396    THE SAINTS' HERALD, Lamoni, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1889   A quite rare Mormon publication which calls itself the: "Official Weekly Publication of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day S...

A different title from Tombstone, Arizona...


August 23, 1889

Item #673127    TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 23, 1889  We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is just the 2nd time we have seen this title. The masthead features a g...
$577.00

For stamp collectors... Philately...

Item #671392    THE SOUTHERN PHILATELIST, Charleston, South Carolina, November, 1890  A monthly magazine themed on stamp collecting. Has 24 pages plus the outer wrappers, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, still in nice condition. 

Promoting Avon Park, Florida...


January 01, 1891

Item #671256    THE FLORIDA HOME SEEKER, Avon Park, Florida, 1891  This is the: "Second World's Fair Edition" An interesting little newspaper focused on the development of the Avon Park area. A few articles ...

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...


January 24, 1891

Item #657299    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: &qu...

A "cute" little Colorado Springs newspaper...


February 20, 1892

Item #671406    THE EDGEWOOD SUN, Colorado Springs, Colorado, February 20, 1892  I wouldn't use the term "cute" to describe many newspapers but I think it fits here. Four pages & measuring just 5 1/...

Investigating the Lizzie Borden case...


August 08, 1892

Item #671442    BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 8, 1892  The front page has an article concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads: "BORDEN MURDER MYSTERY" "More of the Vital Parts Sent ...

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #671393    YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, January, 1896  An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote wom...

Mechanical baseball pitcher...


June 26, 1897

Item #671251    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  Inside has a full page with 4 illustrations of: "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an ea...

First automobile advertisement in America... Model trains...


November 19, 1898

Item #671349   
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 19, 1898 A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile ad
...
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