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669862

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

Item #669862

January 10, 1801

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 the first important political & literary journal in the United States.

Each has a wide variety of content but an emphasis on literary items. Two issues have on the ftpg. one of the serie... See More  

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649304

Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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670969

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

Item #670969

January 19, 1802

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: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801” in which... See More  

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666958

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

Item #666958

February 16, 1802

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 by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

A website notes: "Hamilton’s “Examination of Jefferson’s Message to Congress of December 7, 1801” i... See More  

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671629

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

Item #671629

March 04, 1802

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 items of the day, with some literary pieces as well. Measures 9 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches with an engraving of scales in the masthead. Very nice condition.

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666967

Jefferson falling out of favor in Virginia...

Item #666967

April 06, 1802

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 prefaced with: "Mr. Jefferson is said to be losing his popularity in Virginia as fast as he acquired it, and the following address from a gentleman, who was formerly amongst his greates... See More  

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671485

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #671485

August 16, 1802

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 #2 of a series.

Callender had a reputation as a "scandalmonger, due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the p... See More  

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666996

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #666996

August 31, 1802

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 reputation as a "scandalmonger", due to the content of some of his reporting, which overshadowed the political content. He was a central figure in the press wars between the Federali... See More  

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670042

Very early Charleston... Thomas Jefferson...

Item #670042

February 12, 1803

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: "Sketches of Dr. Jenner" being the famed Edward Jenner, with much on his like and work. Page 3 has two documents signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, spotted foxi... See More  

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671623

Five American newspapers: 1802-1809...

Item #671623

June 15, 1805

(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 Providence Gazette, Oct. 1, 1808. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

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649289

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.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More  

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559604

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

Item #559604
(5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned away from Federalist policy. Average condition.  The images show an example of the condition and look of the issues you will receive. Actual dates vary within the years noted.... See More  

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649276

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge tears, a few scattered stains, and occasional foxing, but overall quite nice.

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668131

Some great content on the Burr Conspiracy...

Item #668131

January 28, 1807

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: "Whereas I have received information that certain persons are combining & confederating in a traitorous project to subvert the authority of the government of the United States over a port... See More  

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667306

Selling land south of Tennessee...

Item #667306

February 08, 1808

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 of the lands of the United States South of the state of Tennessee."

Also a ftpg. article beginning: "The great question 'who shall be our net President,' is at length brou... See More  

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649235

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

Item #649235
CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, 1809-1810  A lot of eight issues of the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.  Each with occasional foxing; otherwise nice.  Great to have from the heart of Thomas Jefferson's presidency.  The image shows the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual dates vary within the specified time-frame.... See More  

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649218

The War of 1812...

Item #649218
(10) A lot of ten newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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671543

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

Item #671543

June 20, 1812

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 followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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672068

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

Item #672068

June 20, 1812

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 followed by related reporting from the "Committee on foreign relations..." which takes over 2 pages. And on the back page is the formal Act of Congress declaring war against England, ... See More  

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673017

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

Item #673017

December 16, 1812

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 of Fort Niagara by the British, with the most notable portion being the report of the involvement of Betsy Doyle.

Within McFeeley's report is: "...An instance of extraordinary brav... See More  

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671468

Much news from the War of 1812...

Item #671468

January 09, 1813

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. Items inside include: "Prospect of Peace" "Battle with the Indians" "The Sailor's Dinner" "Summary" "Loss of the U.S. brig Vixen of 2 Guns &... See More  

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671467

Much news from the War of 1812...

Item #671467

April 27, 1813

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" " which include 3 affidavits; "To the Young Men of Ohio" "Northwestern Army" "Naval Memoranda" with the back page having letters from Baltimore, Fort... See More  

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664887

Items from the War of 1812...

Item #664887

November 25, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston,  Nov. 25, 1813  The ftpg. has: "Test of Patriotism!". Inside includes: " 'Backwoods' Bravery" "The Canadas" "The Crisis..." "Antidote to Treason" "Petersburg Volunteers" "British Prisoners" "Expedition Against the Indians" and a few other items on the War of 1812.

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664935

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

Item #664935

January 29, 1814

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 abandoned the rebel service & joined our army at New York, wrote the following address to the inhabitants of America...Oct. 7, 1780." and what follows is the nearly full page letter signed
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671333

Detailed history on the troubles in the Mediterranean...

Item #671333

April 27, 1816

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, Against Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli", in their region where there had been on-going problems with piracy.

This is followed by 1 1/2 pages on: "The Mediterranean" being a det... See More  

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637511

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 and in nice condition.

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649239

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

Item #649239
(10) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of ten different titles dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition---not a damaged lot and no pulpish newspapers. A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for $2.5... See More  

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649274

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

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

Niles' Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
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667253

Jefferson City becomes the capital of Missouri... Benefits for Revolutionary War veterans...

Item #667253

February 23, 1822

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 & sworn to maintain it...A provisional government is in operation & in the latter part of the month of December delegates to a general convention were appointed in all provinces to mee... See More  

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671464

First boat to traverse the new Erie Canal...

Item #671464

November 05, 1825

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 Canal. Although brief, the event was quite historic.

Other news found within include an early American execution, cannibalism, a mention of German-Jews, a letter from John Quincy Adams, The... See More  

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667083

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

Item #667083

December 08, 1827

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 is the earliest mention of him in a nationally distributed newspaper we have seen to-date.

Also within are several pages containing the full text of President John Quincy Adam's state-o... See More  

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671507

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

Item #671507

September 05, 1829

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, and home to six Confederate generals. Gregory notes that only one institution (Univ. of S. C.) has any holdings of this title from the earliest years.

Page 3 has an interesting report: "... See More  

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662108

Davy Crockett before the Alamo...

Item #662108

March 03, 1830

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 abolish the West Point Military Academy. Just 6 years before his fateful death at the Alamo.

Page 3 has: "Washington" noting: "The Capitol, President's House...which were ... See More  

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664915

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

Item #664915

December 11, 1830

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 of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

Other it... See More  

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662631

Davy Crockett of Tennessee...

Item #662631

March 23, 1831

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 "Liberia Herald".

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

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649241

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #649241
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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668152

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

Item #668152

April 16, 1833

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: "Note of the President Directing an Investigation in Relation to the Fire" signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

The Treasury Building was totally destroyed save for the fireproof vaul... See More  

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667243

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

Item #667243

June 07, 1834

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" which begins: "The following is a sketch of the remarks of col. Crockett, a member of the house of representatives of the United States from Tennessee, delivered from the lower balcony o... See More  

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671624

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

Item #671624

July 25, 1835

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 Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph... See More  

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664893

Battle of the Alamo...

Item #664893

April 16, 1836

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 on the big screen in recent years as well.

Headed: "FROM TEXAS--Fall Of San Antonio and Massacre of the Texian Troops" this report gives the details of the Battle of the Alamo thro... See More  

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671432

President Andrew Jackson on the independence of Texas...

Item #671432

December 31, 1836

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 and its independence. A few bits include: "...No steps have been taken by the executive towards the acknowledgment of the independence of Texas...The Acknowledgment of a new state as i... See More  

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637509

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 period of our federal capital.  All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition.  The issues shown are representative

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668281

Early Savannah, Georgia...

Item #668281

June 08, 1839

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 unusual in the detail: "Stolen...by a Negro man named George belonging to John C Neal, the following negroes..." with details on them.

Four pages, just a bit of light damp staining to... See More  

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667272

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

Item #667272

July 20, 1839

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 in June last:..." and what follows are those admitted from each of the states amongst including: "Ohio--Robert Hazlett, Ulysses S. Grant, Wm. F. Raynolds...".

Grant would gr
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666633

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

Item #666633

April 26, 1841

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 ...on the Caycas Islands. All on board were saved...the vessel was totally lost...The negroes were taken possession of by the authorities of the island."

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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668280

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

Item #668280

June 20, 1844

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 likely a run of just 27 issues printed from May 2 to December 5, 1844, as campaign newspapers typically ceased just following the election.

This title would resurrect itself for the campaigns of... See More  

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667783

Rare and early title from Honolulu...

Item #667783

November 30, 1844

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.

The "first series" of this title existed for just 1 1/2 years from 1840 to 1841. It proved unprofitable and was shut down. The editor reestablished the paper under the same title... See More  

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671419

Death & funeral ceremonies of Andrew Jackson...

Item #671419

July 05, 1845

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 begins: "At the city of Washington the funeral ceremonies were observed on the 27th...". Also: "Mr. Webster's Remarks" and "Account of Gen. Jackson's Last Mome... See More  

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666788

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

Item #666788

April 05, 1847

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 signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Anna.

Pages 2 and 3 have Mexican War reports including: "From The Rio Grande" "From Vera Cruz" and more.

Four pages, very nice cond... See More  

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671483

Early and rare from Florida...

Item #671483

August 12, 1848

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 Florida, three years before the Civil War.

The ftpg. contains various Acts of the federal Congress, and various political items as well. Also: "Signs in Indiana", "Humbug Extrao... See More  

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649225

Gold Rush era...

Item #649225
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849  Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual dates... See More  

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649244

From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #649244
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

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

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671001

Latest from the California Gold Rush...

Item #671001

August 04, 1849

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 $300,000 would cover all the gold dust on board...one opinion among the passengers with regard to the gold in California; it is still found in great quantities...There was no sickness at the mines.... See More  

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668216

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

Item #668216

October 09, 1849

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 efforts to gain statehood from the U.S. government. Included are various items in their proposed Constitution which they will submit. The name of the state is to be Deseret.

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668217

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

Item #668217

October 11, 1849

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" "A Trinity River Expedition" "Successful Gold Diggings" with details; "The Mines" "Improvements at San Francisco" and more.

A wealth of fine reading f
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668229

Natural Bridge of Virginia is for sale...

Item #668229

November 26, 1849

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 Natural Bridge of Virginia..." would be offered for sale. Much detail.

At this time the Natural Bridge was quite the tourist attraction, a "must see" for visitors from Europ... See More  

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649231

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

Item #649231
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT  A lot of 50 2nd-rate and damaged American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896, containing at least 7 different titles within the lot. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, heavy foxing & wear, missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or for someone wishing to begin a collection when condition is not a concern. Please note the ... See More  

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$45.00
649253

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

Item #649253
(50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT (2nd rate - not damaged) of 50 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896.  All are in 2nd rate condition (none damaged) with at least 7 different titles. The issues may have staining, edge tears, close-trimming, more than normal foxing ad wear, but will not have missing pages, cut-outs, etc.  A great lot for a dealer or someone wishing to begin a collection w... See More  

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649269

An instant collection...

Item #649269
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of 50 issues, with at least 10 different titles, dating from the 1820's - 1890's, in average or better condition--not a damaged lot.  No pulpish newspapers!  A great value.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 10 folders for this lot.

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$112.00
649298

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

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

A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection. An incredible value at under $2 per issue.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 20 for this lot.

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$199.00
671640

Reinventing the English language...

Item #671640

October 05, 1850

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 movement afoot to create a new mode of writing & spelling: to spell words as they sounded, phonetically. Obviously it never caught on, but it did result in this unusual newspaper which is alm... See More  

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649284

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

Item #649284
HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853  Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More  

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671501

Rare & early print of the Nauvoo Temple.

Item #671501

December 11, 1852

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 rare to find any illustrations of Mormon-related places or people in pre-Civil War newspapers.

Four pages, large folio size, 3 folds with creases, mild margin wear, generally good condition. F... See More  

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649254

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #649254
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more decorative mastheads  of the era.  Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc.  All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More  

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671585

Jewish synagogue on Clinton Street...

Item #671585

May 07, 1853

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. P.T. Barnum was a "Special Partner" in this publication.

Various illustrations within including a small one of the: "Exterior View of the Jewish Synagogue, Clinton St." ... See More  

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665894

Finalizing the Gadsden Purchase...

Item #665894

February 17, 1854

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 from Mexico. It would become effective on June 8.

This article is a letter to the Senate from the President with his thoughts on it, beginning: "I transmit to the Senate for its consider... See More  

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637510
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 good price.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.

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666655

William Walker's expedition to Nicaragua...

Item #666655

February 25, 1857

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, journalist and mercenary who organized several private military expeditions into Latin America, with the intention of establishing English-speaking colonies under his personal control.

Four page... See More  

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666643

Brigham Young is the head of the Mormons...

Item #666643

April 14, 1857

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 Territory, is the acknowledged head of he 'Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints', commonly called 'Mormons', and as such head, the Mormons look to him, and to him alone, for... See More  

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671645

Pre-Civil War Austin, Texas...

Item #671645

May 02, 1857

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 day with the balance mostly taken up with ads. Included are three illustrated "Reward" ads for runaway Negroes, each with detail.

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172106

Thanksgiving...

Item #172106

December 05, 1857

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." Also many illustrations pertaining to "Travel Notes in Bible Times" including "A Maronite Excommunicated," "The Subterranean Passage," and "The Great Te... See More  

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671626

The code of umpiring in baseball...

Item #671626

January 02, 1858

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 provides some interesting commentary on officiating in the mid-19th century: "On practice days, the person who attempts the duties of umpire should give his decisions as fairly as his judgm... See More  

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671627

The code of umpiring in baseball...

Item #671627

January 02, 1858

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 provides some interesting commentary on officiating in the mid-19th century: "On practice days, the person who attempts the duties of umpire should give his decisions as fairly as his judgm... See More  

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670014

Early and rather famous sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #670014

March 12, 1859

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 print of: "Kennovan, the California Pedestrian". Inside has reports on various sports including: "Canine" "The Trigger" "Cocking" "The Turf" &... See More  

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671589

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

Item #671589

July 02, 1859

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 & Sardinian Soldiers Singing Martial Songs Through the Streets of Turin".

A large print inside shows: "Costumes of the Austrian Army".

Eight pages, ornate masthead features a... See More  

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671500

Brigham Young... Homer print...

Item #671500

September 03, 1859

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 illustrations; a very nice full page Winslow Homer print: "A Cadet Hop At West Point". Also a half page illustration: "The New Orleans Charity Hospital" along with two smalle... See More  

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674859

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

Item #674859

November 15, 1859

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 fourth slaver taken within six months by the African squadron...".

Also on the ftpg: "The Harper's Ferry Conspiracy--Close of the Trial and Sentence of Prisoners" which i... See More  

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671628

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

Item #671628

November 28, 1859

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 announcing the expected restoration of this place to a tolerable condition of decorum. Col. Davis has been done for. His reign is ended. His occupation's gone...".

Among other subhe... See More  

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671494

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

Item #671494

June 26, 1860

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 Lincoln--His Personal Habits--Style of his House--His Ability--Thurlow Weed's Pilgrimage to Springfield--Manufacturing Canes out of Honest Abe's Rails-- Pennsylvania Editor in Search ... See More  

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649226

Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #649226
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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671470

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

Item #671470

January 30, 1861

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 had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed t... See More  

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671471

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

Item #671471

January 30, 1861

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 had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Republican President...Mr. Lincoln is not committed t... See More  

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665989

Map of the new western territories...

Item #665989

April 10, 1861

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 rather large page 6 map headed: "The New Territories: Colorado, Nevada, and Dakota". The map shows the western two-thirds of the American continent including California, Oregon, Washing... See More  

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666464

President Jackson's farewell address...

Item #666464

April 25, 1861

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, April 25, 1861  Among the interesting articles are: "Negro Insurrection" "Order & Drill in Camp Jackson" "President Jackson's Farewell Address to the People of the United States" is signed in type: Andrew Jackson and takes 1 1/2 pages; "War News!" "Organization & Parts of the Army" and much more.

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649219

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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649245

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245
ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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649275

A great value... At a lesser price...

Item #649275
(10) The CIVIL WAR:  a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports.  A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War newspapers at a discounted price, and all are in average or better condition.

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670339

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

Item #670339

March 19, 1862

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 at New Bern...".

Ftpg. column heads include: "The Union Advance Upon Manassas" "Centreville &I the Field of Bull Run" plus there is a wealth of reporting on page... See More  

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671462

Inaugurating the Union Baseball Grounds...

Item #671462

May 17, 1862

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 the "Grand Inauguration of the Union Base Ball & Cricket Grounds" with some detail. This was the famous "Union Grounds" in Brooklyn, details of which are on Wikipedia.

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673284

Captain Coles's Cupola Ships...

Item #673284

June 14, 1862

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:  "THE MEDICAL STUDENT AT HOME".

Complete in four pages, rubbing on mid-fold (minor loss), but otherwise good. The issue was once folded in quarters which and has some browning along the fo... See More  

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673283

New Orleans Cemetery...

Item #673283

June 21, 1862

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 BEARD MOVEMENT".

Complete in four pages, a slightly rough left spine, rubbing on mid-fold (minor loss), but otherwise good. The issue was once folded in quarters which and has some bro... See More  

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671530

Lincoln responds...

Item #671530

July 02, 1862

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: Abraham Lincoln; "The Fort on St. Charles River Abandoned" "Reported Bombardment of Vicksburg" "From the Army of Virginia" and much more.

Eight pages, nice conditi... See More  

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671529

Battle of Malvern Hill...

Item #671529

July 07, 1862

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" "It is to Be Utterly Destroyed" "From General McClellan's Army" "His Address to His Troops" with the full text printed here; "the Great Fight of Tu... See More  

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670019

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670019

July 12, 1862

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: "Building a Bridge Over the Chickahominy River & The Adjacent Swamps, Under the Guns of  the Enemy". War reports on page 3, and page 5 has a print of: "Boardman's ... See More  

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671524

Battle of Cedar Mountain...

Item #671524

August 22, 1862

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 & 4. The ftpg. includes: "From Hardeeville, S.C.--A Gallant Dash on St. Helena Island--Capture of 36 Prisoners--A Yankee Lieut. Colonel Killed" "From Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Bar... See More  

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671489

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...

Item #671489

September 08, 1862

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 was a Confederate stronghold up through the Battle of Memphis on June 6, 1862, at which time the Yankees moved in and it became a Yankee city. Being a strong voice for the Confederacy, the &qu... See More  

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671587

Rare Confederate title from Mississippi...

Item #671587

October 31, 1862

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 to the War" "A Northern Opinion of Southern Society" "Fighting for our Rights in the Union--The Northern Democrats" "General Butler to be Looked After" &quo... See More  

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665995

Civil War map of Virginia...

Item #665995

December 08, 1862

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: "Operations in Western Virginia" "A Rebel Camp Surprised & Captured" "No Loss on the Union Side" "Destitute Condition of the Rebel Army" "They ar... See More  

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637512

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 disfigurements, yet more than half off the regular price.  Great for research, classroom use, and still include many Civil War related prints - especially if you do not mind the minor condit... See More  

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649242

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #649242
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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649300

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

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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671520

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #671520

February 10, 1863

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 correspondent from the seat of war...The indications of activity in the Yankee army still continue..." and much more. Also on the ftpg: "City Intelligence" "Additional From The Nort... See More  

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670318

Map of Charleston Harbor...

Item #670318

April 01, 1863

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".

Among the first column heads: "The Fight At Charleston" "The Keokuk Destroyed by a Torpedo" "Tremendous Fire of the Rebel Batteries on the Iron-Clads" and much mor... See More  

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665981

Rebels have entered Washington, N.C...

Item #665981

April 09, 1863

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 text.

The ftpg. also has a graphic of an "unfamiliar" flag flying on a rebel boat. One column heads including: "The Attack On Charleston" "The Bombardment Hourly Exp... See More  

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666001

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

Item #666001

May 19, 1863

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. Among the front page column heads are: "The Capture of Jackson, Miss." "The Rebels Twice Defeated" "Battle of Clear Hill" "The Enemy Routed with the Bayo... See More  

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671506

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #671506

July 03, 1863

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 headed: "The Battle Of Gettysburg. Scene of the Battle of Wednesday, July 1--The Cavalry Fight." and the other headed: "Our Occupation of Carlisle, Pa. The Barracks and Gas Works... See More  

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172694

Moving on to Gettysburg...

Item #172694

July 18, 1863

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 fullpg. with 2 scenes: "The Bombardment of Port Hudson--A Mortar Schooner at Work" & "Scene of General Paine's Assault on Port Hudson--carrying Off Our dead & wounded... See More  

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671517

Letter signed by Abraham Lincoln...

Item #671517

December 04, 1863

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; "The War In Tennessee" "General Grant's Movements Still Contraband" "Rumored Demonstrations By the Rebels" "Bragg Reported Reinforced by Gen. Joe Johnston&q... See More  

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671521

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

Item #671521

January 12, 1864

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 the Rapid Ann" "Conscription of the Substitute Men". Also on the front page is a nice signed in type by: John H. Morgan, beginning: "Soldiers--I am once more among you af... See More  

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669858

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

Item #669858

January 26, 1864

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 improvements & inventions of the day. Some fascinating reports on 19th century ingenuity just after the Civil War.

Each issue is complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.... See More  

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671522

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #671522

February 23, 1864

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 Re-Enlistment in the Army--The 'Bitter End' and the 'Last Round' " and other items, including many ads.

The back page has a lengthy editorial, this one focused on the ... See More  

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666355

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

Item #666355

February 27, 1864

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 Military Situation". Articles inside include: "Mobile & Its Defences" "The Grog Ration in the Navy" "The Campaign in the Southwest" "Florida & the... See More  

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674448

General William T. Sherman...

Item #674448

November 29, 1864

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 Lincoln was assassinated. This rare Confederate title is from the latter months of the Civil War.

The front page has reports headed: "Legislative Proceedings" "Congressional"... See More  

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671490

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

Item #671490

December 07, 1864

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.

The top of the first column has: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" "The Executive's Views and Recommendations" "An Increase of Naval Force on the Great Lakes" &qu... See More  

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671534

Sherman's march to the sea...

Item #671534

December 16, 1864

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", "NASHVILLE" "A GREAT BATTLE YESTERDAY" "GEN. THOMAS DEFEATS HOOD" "The Rebels Driven from Their Intrenchments" "The Battle Not Yet Ov... See More  

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671112

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

Item #671112

December 29, 1864

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 Fort Captured" "THE WAR IN TENNESSEE" "The Fruits Of Gen. Thomas' Great Victory" "Latest From Sherman" "A New Movement On Foot" "Expedi... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

Item #649267
ADVOCATE FAMILY GUARDIAN, New York, 1865  A rather ornate & decorative masthead in this small newspaper, filled primarily with literary & womanly concerns. Edited by Mrs. Sarah R. Bennett of the "American Female Guardian Society". Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will be from 1865 & will have the format shown. Measures approximately 11 by ... See More  

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669804

Creating billiard balls...

Item #669804

March 04, 1865

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 for any billiards or pool collector.

Inside has an illustrated article: "Allen's Supporter For Fractured Legs".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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668555

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

Item #668555

April 07, 1865

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 other showing slaves being emancipated.

A fine issue from the closing days of the Civil War. The most notable content is the report on the capture of Richmond which includes: "Rejoicin... See More  

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671588

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

Item #671588

April 21, 1865

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'nai Israel" "Bikur Cholim U-Kadisha Synagogue" and "Shaari [Shaare] Zedek" with each synagogue draped in mourning black.

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668795

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

Item #668795

April 24, 1865

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: "THE FUNERAL" "The Lying in State in Independence Hall, Philadelphia" "Scenes There Yesterday" "Immense Crowds of People Throughout the Day" "Severa... See More  

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667965

Front page print shows Lincoln being assassinated...

Item #667965

April 29, 1865

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 included a front page graphic showing the actual assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Over half of the front page is taken up with a very dramatic print captioned: "Assassination of President ... See More  

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671593

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

Item #671593

August 26, 1865

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 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York.

The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club... See More  

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671594

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

Item #671594

August 26, 1865

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 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York.

The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball Match For The Championship Between The Atlantic Club... See More  

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671498

The horrors of the Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #671498

October 09, 1865

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" "Gen. Lee and Other Leading Rebels Not Allowed to Testify" "They are Co-conspirators with the Accused" "Expensive Witnesses for the Defense" "How the Government ... See More  

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649309

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

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

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649285

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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671639

Sale of Colored convicts prohibited in Maryland...

Item #671639

February 06, 1867

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 report is rather brief, headed: "Maryland--Sale of Colored Persons Prohibited--Education of Colored Children" reading in part: "...Both houses passed a bill prohibiting the sale of... See More  

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671457

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

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

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 full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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669958

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #669958

June 25, 1867

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 Indians have driven the railroad grading parties into Fort Hooker...a considerable amount of stock had been driven off...is feared all will leave unless they are better protected..." and more... See More  

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671463

Perhaps the best publication for any baseball collector...

Item #671463

November 28, 1867

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 legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before changing its name to the 'American Chronicle' (which in turn lasted only 31 more)... See More  

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669934

Trio of issues on the Fetterman Massacre...

Item #669934

December 27, 1867

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. Army based at Fort Phil Kearney to protect travelers on the Bozeman Trail. A group of ten warriors acted to lure soldiers into an ambush. All 81 men under the command of Captain William J. ... See More  

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671583

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #671583

April 03, 1868

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" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treasury Department" "The Defeat of the Constitutional Amendment in ... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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649217

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

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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649272

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272
THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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649290

From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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672794

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #672794

June 25, 1870

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 transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper compos... See More  

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670262

Illustrated newspaper from Australia...

Item #670262

January 23, 1871

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 decorative masthead.

And of special note: above the dateline is: "Published Expressly For Transmission By R.M.S. Rangoon" meaning this edition was created specifically for transpo... See More  

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671512

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #671512

September 20, 1871

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 have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of which are illustrated.

Complete as a 4 page issue... See More  

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610666

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 and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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649288

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. One from each year, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. We sell individually for $28+ each. You get 5 for less than half price.... See More  

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672272

The Rio Grande... Monrovia...

Item #672272

January 01, 1876

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 Exhibition of Dolls in a Window at Macy's...", a full page Christmas-theme print; "The Martha Washington Reception at the Academy of Music...", 3 prints concerning "... See More  

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671492

Early news from San Diego...

Item #671492

July 12, 1876

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" being #3 of a series; "Notes From the Mines" and more.

Four pages, nice condition.

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668315

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

Item #668315

July 21, 1876

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 of the Little Big Horn...sleep to-day the flower of the American army...Custar [sic] in his brave but disastrous charge..." with much more, taking over one-third of a column.

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668834

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

Item #668834

July 11, 1877

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 but a ghost town with just 191 residents. It was prosperous during the 1870's by mining the famous Comstock Lode.

Not surprisingly a fair amount of mining-related news including a page ... See More  

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649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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649271

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

Item #649271
(10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

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

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649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

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

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671493

The first newspaper published in Modesto, California...

Item #671493

February 11, 1881

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 population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

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674508

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 eulogistic tribute to his great friend. Only portions of this lengthy article are provided in the images, but hopefully enough is present for one to capture Emerson's heart.

Additional... See More  

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674511

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

Item #674511

June 01, 1881

(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 volumes (June-August, 1881). To the best of our knowledge, this was written for Scribner's Magazine.

Other articles, poetry, etc. from the era are found throughout.

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671596

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

Item #671596

September 22, 1884

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 by a Louisville Alderman" "Shot Through the Heart--Drunken Ruffians--A Rancher Killed--A Texan Murderer Arrested in Georgia" as well as: "A Desperado Brought to Bay" ... See More  

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649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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671536

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

Item #671536

November 27, 1886

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 shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: "What the Colored Race Have To Be Thankful For".

But certainly th... See More  

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671620

Investigating the Lizzie Borden case...

Item #671620

August 09, 1892

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 Fall River Murder Case" with the focus of this article on Bridget Sullivan, the Borden family maid.

Nice to have the Borden content in a newspaper close to Fall River.

Complete in 8 ... See More  

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671193

Roentgen's x-ray discovery...

Item #671193

February 08, 1896

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 page shows: "New Harlem River Bridge and Park Avenue Improvement, New York City".

Additional articles are: "An Improved Propelling Mechanism" "The Cabin of the St. Pau... See More  

Item from Catalog 300 (released for November, 2020)...

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