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Lot of 7 issues of this successful political & literary journal...


January 10, 1801

Item #669862    THE PORT FOLIO, Philadelphia, a lot of seven issues from vol. one, 1801  Edited by Joseph Dennie under the pseudonym "Oliver Oldschool" and Asbury Dickins, it espoused republican values and was t...

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...


January 19, 1802

Item #670969    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Jan. 19, 1802  Much of pages 2 & 3 are taken up with: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number III" signed in type by: Luc...

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


February 16, 1802

Item #666958    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 16, 1802  Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VII" signed in type ...

Ten issues of this notable newspaper, all from 1802...


March 04, 1802

Item #671629    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, 1802  A lot of ten issues is this rather notable paper at the time, with high circulation. This is a nice 8 page newspaper with a variety of news i...

Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...


April 06, 1802

Item #666967    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 6, 1802  Over a full page is taken up with an interesting letter: "To my Fellow Citizens of Richmond" signed by: James Rind. It is ...

Jefferson versus Callender...


August 16, 1802

Item #671485    NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 16, 1802  Pages 2 and 3 have content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender under the heading: "Jefferson & Callender", this being essay...

Jefferson versus Callender...


August 31, 1802

Item #666996    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, August 31, 1802  Pages 2 and 3 have much interesting content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender. Callender had a r...

Very early Charleston... Thomas Jefferson...


February 12, 1803

Item #670042    CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Feb. 12, 1803  A volume I issue  (number 30) of this famous title from the South. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. The front page has an article: "...

Five American newspapers: 1802-1809...


June 15, 1805

Item #671623    (5) Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, Oct. 8, 1803; United States' Gazette, Nov. 6, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Nov. 3, 1802; Independent Chronicle, Feb. 22,1808; and Providen...

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...

Some great content on the Burr Conspiracy...


January 28, 1807

Item #668131    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 1807  The ftpg. has a notable Proclamation signed by William Claiborne, gov. of the Louisiana Territory, concerning the Burr Conspiracy. It begins: "...

Selling land south of Tennessee...


February 08, 1808

Item #667306    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 8, 1808  The ftpg. has two-thirds of a column taken up with 2 Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson. One relates to the "...disposal ...

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 ...

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...


June 20, 1812

Item #671543    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is fol...
$112.00

War is declared, beginning the War of 1812...


June 20, 1812

Item #672068    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 20, 1812  An inside page has a lengthy: "Declaration of War" which takes over 1 1/2 columns and is signed in type by the President: James Madison. This is fol...
$118.00

You know of Molly Pitcher. Do you know of Betsy Doyle?


December 16, 1812

Item #673017    BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 16, 1812  Page 2 has: "Official Report To Brig. Gen. Smyth" signed by Geo. McFeeley commanding at Fort Niagara. This is a fine & very detailed account of the cannonading ...
$255.00

Much news from the War of 1812...


January 09, 1813

Item #671468    THE WAR, New York, Jan. 9, 1813  The front page begins with an interesting editorial: "The War", and also has: "Sickness Of The Army" signed by: James Mann, Hospital Surgeon, U.S. Army....

Much news from the War of 1812...


April 27, 1813

Item #671467    THE WAR, New York, April 27, 1813  The entire front page is taken up with: "British Parliament - American Affairs" which carries over to page 2. Also inside: "Impressment of American Seamen&...

Items from the War of 1812...


November 25, 1813

Item #664887    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Nov. 25, 1813  The ftpg. has: "Test of Patriotism!". Inside includes: " 'Backwoods' Bravery" "The Canadas" "The Crisis...&quo...

Benedict Arnold's explanation... The War of 1812...


January 29, 1814

Item #664935   
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1814  Included is an article headed "Benedict Arnold" which is a piece in a British magazine prefaced with: "The famous general Arnold who abandon
...

Detailed history on the troubles in the Mediterranean...


April 27, 1816

Item #671333    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 27, 1816  The first 4 pages are almost entirely taken up with: "Naval History - Account of the Operations of the American Squadron under Commodore Decatur,...

Bound volume, with plates...

Item #637511    Bound volume of GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE from London, from the 1820-1840 period. Contains over 600 pgs. and has at least 8 full page plates. Six monthly issues each with a full title/index page. Modern bindings...

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

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

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

Item #649274   
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages. Niles' Register was a very famou
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Jefferson City becomes the capital of Missouri... Benefits for Revolutionary War veterans...


February 23, 1822

Item #667253    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 23, 1822  Inside has a report headed: "Mexico" which begins: "The direct news from Mexico...is that the whole kingdom has declared independence &a...

First boat to traverse the new Erie Canal...


November 05, 1825

Item #671464    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 5, 1825  Perhaps the most notable event reported is headed: "FROM BUFFALO" which tells of the first vessel--The Seneca Chief--to traverse the new Erie ...

Early mention of Davy Crockett... J.Q. Adams' state-of-the-union address...


December 08, 1827

Item #667083    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 8, 1827  Page 7 has an updated list of the members of the House and Senate, which includes of David Crockett with acknowledgment of him being a new member. This ...

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


September 05, 1829

Item #671507    THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, South Carolina, Sept. 5, 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...

Davy Crockett before the Alamo...


March 03, 1830

Item #662108    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, March 3, 1830  Page 2 has: "Mr. Crockett and West Point Academy"  which is Davy Crockett's comments in the House of Rep. on a proposal to a...

President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address...


December 11, 1830

Item #664915    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  The prime feature would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address o...

Davy Crockett of Tennessee...


March 23, 1831

Item #662631    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., March 23, 1831  Page 2 has almost half a column of text headed: "Mr. Crockett of Tennessee". Also: "African Newspaper" which concerns the "Li...

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...

Treasury Building destroyed by fire: reports & an investigation...


April 16, 1833

Item #668152    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1833  Most of page 2 and even a vbit of page 3 are taken up with a wealth of reporting and details on this burning of the Treasury Building. Included is:...

Reports on the U.S. Bank... Colonel Davy Crockett...


June 07, 1834

Item #667243    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 7, 1834  There is much text on: "Reports on the U. States Bank" taking nearly 7 pages. Over half a column is taken up with: "Col. Crockett" w...

The "downfall of Babylon" and "fake news"...


July 25, 1835

Item #671624    THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, July 25, 1835  A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Prie...

Battle of the Alamo...


April 16, 1836

Item #664893    NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, April 16, 1836  An inside page  contains a fine report on one of the more famous battles of the entire 19th century, immortalized by the John Wayne movie & remade o...
$430.00

President Andrew Jackson on the independence of Texas...


December 31, 1836

Item #671432    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1836  Pages 3 & 4 contain a message from the President to Congress headed: "United States And Texas" in which he reviews the situation in Texas...

Four issues from our nation's capital...

Item #637509   

(4) A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles.  They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the

...

Early Savannah, Georgia...


June 08, 1839

Item #668281    THE DAILY GEORGIAN, Savannah, June 8, 1839  A rather uncommon title from the South 22 years before the Civil War.  Various news & ads of the day with several slave reward ads, one being a bit unus...

Early Ulysses S. Grant well before he was famous... Assaults upon the Mormons...


July 20, 1839

Item #667272   
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 20, 1839  A fascinating and extremely early mention of Ulysses S. Grant, as the front page contains a "...list of cadets admitted into the institution
...

Wreck of a ship with 289 slaves on board...


April 26, 1841

Item #666633    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 26, 1841  Page 3 has a brief article: "A Slaver Wrecked" noting that: "The brig Troubadour...with 289 slaves on board...was wrecked ...o...

Short-lived campaign newspaper supported the Whig party...


June 20, 1844

Item #668280    LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, EXTRA, Kentucky, June 20, 1844  A quite rare and short-lived campaign newspaper which existed only to promote the Whig party cause in the 1844 election. This is issue #8 which was likel...
$138.00

Rare and early title from Honolulu...


November 30, 1844

Item #667783    THE POLYNESIAN, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Nov. 30, 1844  One of the earliest newspapers we have offered from Hawaii, and fifteen years earlier than the few of this title we offered in recent years....
$585.00

Death & funeral ceremonies of Andrew Jackson...


July 05, 1845

Item #671419    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 5, 1845  Near the back are several pages on the death & funeral of President Andrew Jackson, including: "Honors to Ex-President Jackson" which be...

Santa Anna's report on the Battle of Buena Vista...


April 05, 1847

Item #666788    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 5, 1847  The front page has: "Santa Anna's Report" on the battle of Buena Vista, headed: "Republican Liberating Army" and signe...

Early and rare from Florida...


August 12, 1848

Item #671483    THE FLORIDIAN, Tallahassee, Florida, Aug. 12, 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 Flo...
$105.00

Gold Rush era...

Item #649225    NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849  Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to Califor...

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman ...

Latest from the California Gold Rush...


August 04, 1849

Item #671001    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 4, 1849  Page 3 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Crescent City brings $230,000 in specie...that probably $300,00...

Great issue on the Mormons forming a government in Utah...


October 09, 1849

Item #668216    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 9, 1849  A great issue concerning Mormon history has page 3 has a nearly full column article headed: "State Of Deseret" with much on their eff...

Wealth of fine content on the California Gold Rush...


October 11, 1849

Item #668217    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 11, 1849  Page 3 has over a full column of reports from California, mostly focused on the Gold Rush. Subheads include: "Placer Intelligence" &...

Natural Bridge of Virginia is for sale...


November 26, 1849

Item #668229    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 26, 1849  An interesting article noting that the Circuit Superior Court in Virginia decreed that the: "...famous property known to the world as the...

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

Reinventing the English language...


October 05, 1850

Item #671640    WECLI FONETIC ADVOCET, Sinsinati, O., Octobur 5, 1850  [Weekly Phonetic Advocate, Cincinnati, Ohio]  This is one of the more curious newspapers of the 19th century. During this time there was a move...

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 & early print of the Nauvoo Temple.


December 11, 1852

Item #671501    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 11, 1852  The front page features a rare and early print captioned: "The Mormon Temple At Nauvoo" with just a bit of descriptive text as well. Quite ra...
$147.00

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 ...

Jewish synagogue on Clinton Street...


May 07, 1853

Item #671585    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, May 7, 1853  Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly although predating it by four years, with the masthead featuring a nice engraving of the New York skyline at the time. ...

Finalizing the Gadsden Purchase...


February 17, 1854

Item #665894    DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Feb. 17, 1854  Page 3 has an article; "Mexican Treaty" which concerns the Gadsden Purchase, the purchase of land in Southern Arizona and Southwestern New Mexico fr...
Item #637510    EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a g...

William Walker's expedition to Nicaragua...


February 25, 1857

Item #666655    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 25, 1857  Page 3 has most of a column headed: "The Situation of Walker in Nicaragua". William Walker was an American physician, lawyer, jour...

Brigham Young is the head of the Mormons...


April 14, 1857

Item #666643    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 14, 1857  Page 3 has a report headed: "Affairs In Utah Territory" which includes in part: "...Brigham Young, the Governor of Utah Territ...

Pre-Civil War Austin, Texas...


May 02, 1857

Item #671645    STATE GAZETTE, "Seat of Government", Austin, Texas, May 2, 1857  We rarely are able to offer newspapers from Texas from before the Civil War. This is one. Pages 1 and 2 have news reports of the...

Thanksgiving...


December 05, 1857

Item #172106    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 5, 1857  Front 1/4 page illustration of "The Late General Cavaignac." Inside a large illustration of "Monument to Major-General Worth at New York.&quo...
$32.00

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The code of umpiring in baseball...


January 02, 1858

Item #671626    PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 2, 1858  A sporting newspaper with much on horse racing, but there is baseball content as well. Inside has: "Base-Ball Correspondence" which pro...

The code of umpiring in baseball...


January 02, 1858

Item #671627    PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 2, 1858  A sporting newspaper with much on horse racing, but there is baseball content as well. Inside has: "Base-Ball Correspondence" which pro...

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...


March 12, 1859

Item #670014    NEW YORK CLIPPER, March 12, 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...

A fleet of U.S. men-of-war...


July 02, 1859

Item #671589    GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, July 2, 1859  The front page has illustration of: "Marshal Randon, the New French Minister of War" as well as a print showing: "French &...

Brigham Young... Homer print...


September 03, 1859

Item #671500    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 3, 1859 Nice front page article and illustration: "Interview Between Brigham Young and Hon. Horace Greeley at Salt Lake City". Inside has two gambling-themed ill...
$138.00

News on the John Brown invasion... Capture of a slave ship...


November 15, 1859

Item #674859    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 1859  The ftpg. has an article: "Arrival Of A Captured Slaver" concerns the barque Emily, captured on the coast of Africa: "...This is the ...

Much on John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry...


November 28, 1859

Item #671628    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 28, 1859  Page 6 has a full column headed: "John Brown's Invasion" at Harper's Ferry. The report begins: "Cheering Prospects" I have the satisfaction of a...

Mr. Lincoln's personal habits, & more...


June 26, 1860

Item #671494    NEW YORK HERALD, June 26, 1860  Page 5 has: "Our Springfield Correspondent" "Chroniclers of Glorious Deeds Around Lincoln--No Sensation Item to be Found--Sergeant-at-Arms Refuses to Pursue L...

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 ...

Abraham Lincoln's position... Fugitive slave case...


January 30, 1861

Item #671470    NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln ha...

Abraham Lincoln's position... Fugitive slave case...


January 30, 1861

Item #671471    NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861  Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln ha...

Map of the new western territories...


April 10, 1861

Item #665989    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 10, 1861  Although there is much interesting content concerning the events just before the outbreak of the Civil War & the bombing of Fort Sumter, the prime content is the rathe...

President Jackson's farewell address...


April 25, 1861

Item #666464    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address t...

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...

Union victory in North Carolina, with a map...


March 19, 1862

Item #670339    NEW YORK HERALD, March 19, 1862  The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE NEW  TRIUMPH IN NORTH CAROLINA - The Brilliant Victory of General Burnside a...

Inaugurating the Union Baseball Grounds...


May 17, 1862

Item #671462    WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 17, 1862  This was ostensibly a sporting & theater-themed newspaper with much on both. Included under: "Base Ball" is an historic report of th...

Captain Coles's Cupola Ships...


June 14, 1862

Item #673284    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 14, 1862 The front page features a print of: "THE CAPTAIN COLES'S CUPOLA SHIP" with accompanying text.  The back page has a print of:  "T...

New Orleans Cemetery...


June 21, 1862

Item #673283    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 21, 1862 The front page features a print of: "THE CITY CEMETERY OF NEW ORLEANS", with accompanying text.  The back page has a print of:  "THE...

Lincoln responds...


July 02, 1862

Item #671530    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 2, 1862  Among the ftpg.d column heads on the Civil War are: "Patriotic Proposition by the Loyal States" "Response of the President" which is signed in type: Abra...

Battle of Malvern Hill...


July 07, 1862

Item #671529    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1862  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Another Victory on the Mississippi" "Capture of Vicksburg" "The City Greatly Damaged&qu...

Civil War related print on the front page...


July 12, 1862

Item #670019    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 12, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print. This issue has on the ftpg: ...

Battle of Cedar Mountain...


August 22, 1862

Item #671524    CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, August 22, 1862  This was one of only a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline & at the top of pages 2, 3 &...

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...


September 08, 1862

Item #671489    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 8, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis w...
$238.00

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi...


October 31, 1862

Item #671587    DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, Jackson, Oct. 31, 1862  Certainly one of the more rare Confederate titles we have offered. This is a volume one issue. Among the articles are: "The Feeling in England in Regard ...
$125.00

Civil War map of Virginia...


December 08, 1862

Item #665995    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1862  The front page features a large map headed: "THE POSITION OF EASTERN VIRGINIA" showing from Norfolk to Staunton. Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: &qu...

Civil War illustrations at a reduced price...

Item #637512    (5) HARPER'S WEEKLY Civil War lot of five issues which we consider "2nd rate". Not what we sell as damaged, but not good enough to be listed as "good" with minor problems and small disfi...

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...

Confederate title from Richmond...


February 10, 1863

Item #671520    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, February 10, 1863  The ftpg. includes: "From Fredericksburg" which begins: "The path to Heaven is not more straight & narrow than that of a corresponde...

Map of Charleston Harbor...


April 01, 1863

Item #670318    NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "OPENING FIGHT OFF CHARLESTON - Scene of Action Between the Union Iron-Clads & the Rebel Batteries". Am...

Rebels have entered Washington, N.C...


April 09, 1863

Item #665981    NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1863  The ftpg. has a nice Civil War map headed: "INVESTMENT OF WASHINGTON, N.C. - The Position of The Rebel Works--Partial Blockade of the Pamlico River" with related t...

Civil War map... Capture of Jackson, Mississippi...


May 19, 1863

Item #666001    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 19, 1863  The front page is dominated by a rather large Civil War map headed: "THE SITUATION IN MISSISSIPPI" showing from Mobile to Baton Rouge and north to West Point, Miss...

The Battle of Gettysburg...


July 03, 1863

Item #671506    NEW YORK HERALD, July 3, 1863  A terrific front page with great and graphic coverage of the first day's battle at the very significant Battle of Gettysburg. The ftpg. includes two war-related maps he...
$855.00

Moving on to Gettysburg...


July 18, 1863

Item #172694    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 18, 1863  The full front page is a print: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--The 100-Pound Parrott Gun of the 'Richmond' at Work". Inside has another ful...
$48.00

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$25.00

Letter signed by Abraham Lincoln...


December 04, 1863

Item #671517    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 4, 1863  Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Great War Meeting" "Letter From President Lincoln" which is signed in type: A. Lincoln; "...

John Hunt Morgan escapes jail and is back in the field...


January 12, 1864

Item #671521    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 12, 1864  Among the front page items relating to the war are: "The War News", "Reading For Congress", "Scarcity of Fuel" "From ...

Eleven issues of Scientific American: latest inventions of the day...


January 26, 1864

Item #669858    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 11 different issues from 1865 from just a few months after the end of the Civil War. Each contains a wealth of articles and many illustrations of the latest imp...

From the capital of the Confederacy...


February 23, 1864

Item #671522    RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 23, 1864  The front page has: "The War News--Another Victory In Florida" "City Intelligence" "Another Escapade of Yankee Prisoners" "The...

With the lengthy "Supplement" issue as well... Battle of Mobile...


February 27, 1864

Item #666355    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Feb. 27, 1864  As noted in the masthead, this is the: "Gazette of the Regular & Volunteer Forces". The front page has much under the heading: "The Mili...

General William T. Sherman...


November 29, 1864

Item #674448    THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 29, 1864  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 Linc...
$215.00

Last state-of-the-union address of the Civil War...


December 07, 1864

Item #671490    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1864  Almost the entire front page is taken up with Abraham Lincoln's annual state-of-the-union address, taking up 5 of the 6 columns and signed by him in type: Abraham Lincoln....

Sherman's march to the sea...


December 16, 1864

Item #671534    NEW YORK TIMES,  Dec. 16, 1864  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "Savannah Probably Fallen" "Kilpatrick Rumored Mortally Wounded&...

The Civil War in Tennessee... Attack on Fort Fisher...


December 29, 1864

Item #671112    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 29, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "The Attack On Fort Fisher" "Bombardment On Christmas Day" "The Flag of the...

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...

Creating billiard balls...


March 04, 1865

Item #669804    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1865  The front pages features a nice print of a: "Lathe For Turning Billiard Balls" with a lengthy article taking over one-third of the page. A nice issue...

The capture of Richmond, in an anti-slavery newspaper...


April 07, 1865

Item #668555    THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 7, 1865  This is the famous anti-slavery newspaper by famed abolitionist publisher William Lloyd Garrison. The masthead features two engravings, one of a slave auction and the ...

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


April 21, 1865

Item #671588    NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'n...
$825.00

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


April 24, 1865

Item #668795    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...
$148.00

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...


April 29, 1865

Item #667965    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Apr. 29, 1865  This issue remains one of the most desired for this historic, tragic event, as it is one of the only newspapers in the country which inclu...
$730.00

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...


August 26, 1865

Item #671593    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 betwee...
$183.00

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...


August 26, 1865

Item #671594    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 betwee...
$186.00

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...


October 09, 1865

Item #671498    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 9, 1865  The front page has nice heads concerning the horrendous Andersonville prison camp from the Civil War: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial on Saturday" "...

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...

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...

Sale of Colored convicts prohibited in Maryland...


February 06, 1867

Item #671639    DAILY PRESS & TIMES, Nashville, Tennessee, Feb. 6, 1867  Among the front page column heads are: "From Maryland" "Passage of a Law Prohibiting The Sale of Colored Persons". The repor...

Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...


May 04, 1867

Item #671457    NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more. The same page has over a f...

Trouble with the Indians...


June 25, 1867

Item #669958    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 25, 1867  Page 3 has a report headed: "Indian Depredations" concerning their interrupting  the construction of a railroad: "...says the Indian...

Perhaps the best publication for any baseball collector...


November 28, 1867

Item #671463    THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Nov. 28, 1867  A very rare & desired title by any baseball collection as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball. Edited by the...
$670.00

Trio of issues on the Fetterman Massacre...


December 27, 1867

Item #669934    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 27, 28, 1866 and Jan.  4, 1867  A trio of issues each containing a report on the Fetterman Massacre in Wyoming. The battle involved a detachment of the U.S...

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...


April 03, 1868

Item #671583    NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868  The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Furth...

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: ...

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...


June 25, 1870

Item #672794    TRANS-CONTINENTAL, San Francisco, California, June 25, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first t...
$385.00

Illustrated newspaper from Australia...


January 23, 1871

Item #670262    THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871  Quite difficult to come by this title which is formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but with an obvious emphasis on Australian life. Very ...

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...


September 20, 1871

Item #671512    SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1871  Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages ...

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 Rio Grande... Monrovia...


January 01, 1876

Item #672272    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 1, 1876  The full front page is a Keppler political cartoon: "The Anti-Third-Term Bombshell in Congress". Other prints within include: "Holiday...

Early news from San Diego...


July 12, 1876

Item #671492    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 12, 1876  Various news items including a brief report on: "A Monument for Custar [sic]--Sixty Deaths by Sunstroke" "A Historical Sketch of San Diego&quo...

A eulogy-like article on the Custer massacre...


July 21, 1876

Item #668315    THE WHEELING DAILY INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 21, 1876  Page 3 has a column headed: "Custar's Attack on the Sioux" which reads much like a eulogy. Bits include: "on the banks o...

Great from the ghost town from the Comstock Lode...


July 11, 1877

Item #668834    GOLD HILL DAILY NEWS, Gold Hill, Nevada, July 11, 1877  A fascinating newspaper from this town just outside of Virginia City, at one point a booming mining town with a population of 8,000. Today it is all ...

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238    A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titl...

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #649271    (10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. T...

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311    (10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvement...

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are compl...

The first newspaper published in Modesto, California...


February 11, 1881

Item #671493    STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 11, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Impressions of Thomas Carlyle in 1848"...

Item #674508    SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, New York, May, 1881  Starting on page 89 and continuing on to page 106 is "Impressions of Thomas Carlyle in 1848", by Ralph Waldo Emerson. In many ways it serves as a...

"A Rainy Day With Uncle Remus" in 3 parts... 1881...


June 01, 1881

Item #674511    (3) SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, New York, for June, July & August of 1881  Offered is an original printing of:  "A Rainy Day With Uncle Remus", by Joel Chandler Harris, split over three volu...
$175.00

Shot down in a saloon... Founder of gold in California...


September 22, 1884

Item #671596    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 22, 1884  This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads. Page 2 has: "Slain In A Saloon" "A Grandson of Henry Clay Shot ...

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...

The desired F. S. Church centerfold featuring his bears...


November 27, 1886

Item #671536    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886  Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print show...

Investigating the Lizzie Borden case...


August 09, 1892

Item #671620    BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Aug. 9, 1892  The front page has an article concerning the infamous Lizzie Borden murder case. Column heads: "Approaching A Crisis" "Action Soon to Be Taken in the...

Roentgen's x-ray discovery...


February 08, 1896

Item #671193    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 8, 1896  Page 2 has: "Prof. Roentgen's Discovery" (Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen) which is further reporting of his discover of the x-ray. The front pa...
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