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649224

Full page engravings from the 1700's...

Item #649224
(10) A lot of ten engraved plates from "Gentleman's Magazine", London, all from the 1700's (though not dated). The lot may include foldouts, prints of buildings, diagrams, maps, etc. A few defects at the margins, some of the fold lines of multi-panel plates may be archivally mended from the reverse, but otherwise nice condition.

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649223

A variant and short-lived title...

Item #649223
THE REHEARSAL OF OBSERVATOR, London, England  1704-1706  A variant title --& earlier date--of the newspaper titled "The Rehearsal", and much less common. A single sheet newspaper printed on both sides measuring 8 by 13 inches. The image shown is only an example of the layout and condition of what you will receive. Actual issues vary within the specifications given.

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649221

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

Item #649221
THE SPECTATOR, London, England, 1712  One of the more famous of the early newspapers and by the famed Addison & Steele. Nice condition, trimmed, some light browning. A single sheet issue measuring 8 by 11 1/2 inches. Red ink stamps do not appear to be present.

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649222

Rare, early title...

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

Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More  

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670129

Rare newspaper, lengthy title...

Item #670129

September 20, 1739

THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, Sept. 20, 1739  This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring several issues, and is quite rare as such. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Page 2 is entirely taken up with various reports from "London".

A four page newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inche... See More  

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657554

Traders involved in the Jacobite Rebellion...

Item #657554

October 13, 1746

EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 13, 1746  Page 3 has a lengthy "Protest" concerning those who secretly supported the followers of Bonnie Prince Charlie during the recent Jacobite Rebellion.

Four pages, 8 by 10 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.

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668852

French & Indian War news...

Item #668852

March 15, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1757  Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" which is a: "Letter from an Officer of Lord John Murray's Regiment, dated Schenectady". This has some nice content on the French & Indian War, & includes: "...we were ordered to join the regiment at Albany, from which place the New-Englanders had gone up to attack Cro... See More  

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667019

Pirates are hanged in Martinique...

Item #667019

June 14, 1765

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 14, 1765  Page 6 has over half a column headed: "America" with datelines from Charleston, Boston and Savannah containing various news reports. One bit notes: "...from Martinico...he saw three pirates hanged there; eleven others were also condemned. They belonged to a pirate sloop of six carriage guns...".

Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, go... See More  

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601362

Settling the boundary dispute between New York & New Jersey...

Item #601362

December 19, 1769

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 19, 1769  Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston (see). Also on page 6 is a letter from New York which has a settlement for the dispute of the boundary line between New York and New Jersey.

Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.

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659778

Handsome engraving of the skyline of London...

Item #659778

October 01, 1770

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, October, 1770  Perhaps the most interesting feature is the full title/contents page which has a very intricately engraved view of the skyline of London at the time, making this very decorative.

Typical reports of the day, with the title/contents page showing: "Debates of a Political Club" "New Thoughts on Libels" "Account of the Extraord... See More  

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642818

Christianizing the Indians in North America...

Item #642818
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1772  Among  the articles in this issue are: "Account of the Revolution in Sweden" "Description of the Wild Pine of Jamaica" "Account of a Model for a Bridge in Ireland" "Description of the Mosque in Kew Gardens" which is accompanied by a full page plate of the Mosque. Also: "A Scheme for Propag... See More  

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658971

The King issues a Proclamation...

Item #658971

January 05, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Jan. 5, 1779  Page 2 begins with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION, For A General Fast" which begins: "We, taking into our most serious consideration the just & necessary hostilities in which we are engaged with the French King, and the unnatural rebellion carrying on in some of our provinces and colonies in North America, and putting our trust... See More  

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658973

Is the American situation really that bad?

Item #658973

February 09, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 9, 1779  The back page has a report: "...bring an account of the victruallers being arrived at New York and that General Campbell is landed at Savannah in Georgia. That there were reports in New York of disagreements in the Congress, of great desertions in General Washington's army, of dissensions in other places, etc., etc., but these reports h... See More  

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663035

The capture of St. Lucia...

Item #663035

March 24, 1779

THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 24, 1779  This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Major General Grant, commander of the British forces.

Included also are the: "...Articles of Capitulation between Major General Grant & the Hon. Rear-Admiral Barrington and  the C... See More  

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663733

Latest naval events in the Caribbean...

Item #663733

May 16, 1780

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 16, 1780  Page 2 has a letter from Vice Admiral Sir Peter Parker from Jamaica in which he reports the latest naval events in the Caribbean. Included also are the: "Commissions signed by His Majesty for the Army in Ireland".

Four pages, 7 3/4 by 12 inches, red tax stamp on the ftpg., great condition.

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649645

The French evacuated Yorktown... Treaty particulars arrived in Paris...

Item #649645

April 03, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 3, 1783  The back page includes: "...an account that an American frigate had arrived at Nantes, on board  which came...This gentleman, who is in the service of Congress, has brought over the outlines of the treaty which is to be definitive between America and Great Britain. He is lodged at Dr. Franklin's, which is more commonly known by the n... See More  

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650135

American items from the conclusion of the war...

Item #650135

July 24, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1783  Two-thirds of page 4 are taken up with: "American News" including a Proclamation concerning plans for he evacuation of Loyalists. Also several news items from St. Augustine, and a letter from Savannah which includes: "...If, as we are led to believe, East Florida is to be evacuated, I request your Excellency to take the earliest opp... See More  

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649227

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

Item #649227
THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England, 1784  See the photo for the very nice & ornate lettering in the masthead, making this a displayable issue. This is a folio size newspaper of 4 pages which was never bound nor trimmed--difficult to find as such.

Various news of the day & a wealth of ads, and a red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Minor wear to the edges and li
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672250

One of the less common titles from the 1790's...

Item #672250

March 23, 1795

FEDERAL ORRERY, Boston, March 23, 1795  Certainly one of the less common titles from the 18th century. Among the articles are: "Electioneering--To the Electors of Norfolk" "Death of the Prince Primate of Poland" "On Punishment" "Hope for Old Bachelors!" and much more.

Four pages, a bit of damp staining, good condition.

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669538

Burning John Jay in effigy...

Item #669538

July 15, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 15, 1795  Evidence of how controversial the Jay Treaty with England was, page 3 has a report noting in part: "...about noon...the 4th...a number of people collected together and daringly attempted to burn, in effigy, our late minister J. Jay, together with the treaty...".

Also a lengthy listing of the ceremonial parade f... See More  

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669550

Alexander Hamilton defends the President's salary...

Item #669550

December 09, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 9, 1795  The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the: "Explanation, by Mr. Hamilton, on the Subject of a Late Attack upon the President of the United States, and the Former and Present Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Compensation of the President". Extremely lengthy & continued in a f... See More  

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659373

Fortifications of ports & harbors of the United States...

Item #659373

February 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 3, 1796  Various news & ads of the day including an illustrated stagecoach ad. The front page begins with a: "Report from the Department of War Relative to the Fortification of the Ports and Harbours of the United States" with specifics on Salem, Marblehead, New London, New York, Philadelphia, Savannah, Charleston, Norfolk, A... See More  

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665539

From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665539

December 05, 1796

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 5, 1796  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including several illustrated ship ads. Various news of the day inside.

Four pages, wide never-trimmed margins, various foxing spots and a damp st... See More  

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665614

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665614

January 22, 1798

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 22, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction.

Page 2 has the latest reports from Congress.

The back page has an ad for a recently published book: "Observations on Certain Documents...The History of the United States for the year 179... See More  

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668960

Defeat of Napoleon, the "buccaneer"...

Item #668960

October 10, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 10, 1798  Page 3 has a report headed: "Total Defeat of Buonaparte the Bucanier" with the first (of several) reports noting in part: "...of admiral Nelson's falling in with the French & capturing 4 sail of  the line, 5 frigates, & destroying their fleet of transports...further says that Buonaparte has made h... See More  

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669009

Adams replies to Pennsylvania...

Item #669009

December 23, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 23, 1798  Page 3 has an: "Address to John Adams, President of the United States" from the Assembly of Pennsylvania, on his work as President. This is followed by the President's "Reply" signed: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, various foxing, more so to an upper quadrant, some margin wear, good condition... See More  

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672494

Twelve issues dated 1800...

Item #672494

March 03, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston  A lot of 12 issues all dated 1800, and all having disbound with difficulty causing them to be irregular at the spine margin. No loss of text however, and the balance of the issue for each is in good condition save for a few minor flaws as would be expected.

Four pages each, never-trimmed margins.

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667414

Jefferson's letter concerning the military situation...

Item #667414

April 23, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 23, 1803  The front page has a letter signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, concerning the military situation.

Four pages, good condition.

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672344

Interesting horse racing engraving...

Item #672344

April 01, 1808

THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, April 1, 1808   Beginning on the front page & carrying over to page 2 are: "Documents Accompanying the Message of the President" which includes several documents signed in type by James Madison and James Monroe.

Page 3 has a very unusual engraving of a horse race, with textual details on: "The Fairfield Races".

Four pages variou... See More  

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667520

Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy then Secretary of State...

Item #667520

June 29, 1811

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1811  Most of page 2 is taken up with various letters concerning Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy in Jefferson's administration, then becoming Secretary of State for Madison. Smith & Madison would soon disagree on policy resulting in Smith's resignation in 1811.

Most of the text is an address by Smith, with other letters signed in type by: James Madis... See More  

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672093

The Little Belt Affair: War of 1812 about to begin...

Item #672093

September 21, 1811

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 21, 1811  The first 6 pages are taken up with a great & very detailed account of the Little Belt Affair, a naval battle between the U.S. ship President & the British ship Little Belt, an event which was a catalyst for the War of 1812.

Headed: "President and Little Belt" it includes a letter from Commodore Rodgers to the Secretary of the... See More  

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667215

Lengthy on the Indian war in the War of 1812...

Item #667215

November 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812  Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.

Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... See More  

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664874

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664874

July 19, 1813

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 19, 1813  The ftpg. has 3 Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President: James Madison. One is: "...to Raise Additional Military Force...".

Inside has various reports on the War of 1812 including: "Gallant Exploit of Virginia Militia" "Commotion Among the Indians" "Supposed Battle" "Com. Rodgers Spoken&q... See More  

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672084

A poor transcription of the famous "Don't give up the ship!" quote?

Item #672084

August 07, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 7, 1813  Nearly 7 pages are taken up with: "Events of  the War" within which are "Battle of Beaver Dam" "Retirement of Maj. Gen. Dearborn" "Military", a letter from Chilicothe, "Chesapeake and Shannon" which concerns the famous naval battle. In the article is: "...The second broadside, capt. Lawre... See More  

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676379

Report of war events near Mobile...

Item #676379

April 08, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 8, 1815  The front page report picks up where the last issue ended, a continuation of a lengthy report headed "American Expose". Near the back are: "War Events" which includes a letter from an officer in Mobile dated Feb. 27, 1815, beginning: "We arrived here on the 18th inst. and were momently expecting an attack from the ... 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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672254

Five issues from the nation's capital, 1825...

Item #672254

February 28, 1825

DAILY NATIONAL JOURNAL, Washington, D.C., a five issue lot dated Feb. 28 thru March 7, 1825  A good newsy newspaper from the nation's capital, four pages each, a bit irregular at the spine, still bound together, generally 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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668286

Early newspaper from Raleigh...

Item #668286

January 11, 1837

THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Jan. 11, 1837  Various news and advertisements of the day from well before the outbreak of the Civil War. The back page has an illustrated ad for a jailed slave, with details.

Four pages, light damp staining, good condition.

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672523

Filled with military content... The Seminole Indian War...

Item #672523

March 15, 1838

ARMY AND NAVY CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., March 15, 1838  As the title might suggest, filled with various military content.

Within are several letters signed by: I. Chauncey from the U.S. Navy. Some articles include: "Florida War" with the Seminole Indians; "Naval Architecture"  "Naval Gunnery" "Florida War" again; "From the Canada Frontier-... See More  

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672249

From the island of Malta...

Item #672249

April 15, 1841

LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 15, 1841  A quite uncommon little newspaper published in the Italian language on the island of Malta. Complete in four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition.

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671421

Letter from the naturalist John J. Audubon...

Item #671421

July 29, 1843

NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 29, 1843  Inside has: "Audubon" which includes a letter signed by him in type: John J. Audubon. It mentions his arrival at Fort Union, and: "...which is unlike anything I ever saw before...We saw yesterday no less than 22 mountain rams together..." with more.

Sixteen pages, 8 1/2 by 12 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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666735

Commentary on the Mexican War...

Item #666735

February 08, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1847  Page 3 has some interesting editorial commentary on the Mexican War, with: "The War, And It's Present Objects". This is followed by: "The City of Mexico or Peace".

Four pages, nice condition.

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657388

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...

Item #657388

August 12, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 12, 1848  This newspaper contains on page 3 a report from the "House of Representatives" which includes mention of "Lincoln" in a count of the votes of "Nays" for an amendment. This was Abraham Lincoln when he was serving just two years as a Representative from Illinois.

In 1846 Lincoln ran for the United States Hou... 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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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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672508

Pre-Civil War Kentucky...

Item #672508

January 24, 1850

THE LOUISVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Kentucky, Jan. 24, 1850 Rare to find a Kentucky newspaper from before the Civil War. The entire front & back pages are taken up with ads, providing interesting insight into the goods purchased by families over ten years before the Civil War. Inside pages have various news of the day, including political items, and even more advertisements.

Measures approximately ... See More  

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672450

President Zachary Taylor dies in office...

Item #672450

July 13, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, July 13, 1850  All columns on page 3 are black-bordered due to the report headed: "Death Of Gen. Taylor" which announces: "The sad & melancholy news of the death of President Taylor has just reached us...He died at the Presidential Mansion on Tuesday night the 9th..." with more detail.

Taylor was the second (of eventually 8) ... See More  

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672314

Print of the Aurora Borealis...

Item #672314

May 10, 1851

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 10, 1851  The front page has a print of: "The Aurora Borealis" which shows what appears to be Eskimos in the foreground. A descriptive article as well.

Four pages, large folio size, 3 folds with minor fold & margin wear. Folder size noted is for the issued folded in half.

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672538

Print of Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskills...

Item #672538

May 31, 1851

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, May 31, 1851  The front page features a print of: "Kauterskill Falls" (Kaaterskill). This is one of the tallest waterfalls in the Eastern United States, and one of America's oldest tourist attractions. It is located in the Catskill Mountain of New York.

Four pages, large folio size, many folds and creases with wear at some folds. Folder size... See More  

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669879

Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #669879

January 29, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853  The ftpg. features a print of the U.S. Steam Frigate 'Fulton' entering Havana harbor.

The back page has a fascinating article and print captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers..." with the article headed: "The Rappers" (rap music?). A curious item.

Other prints within include "Cock Fighting in Havana&quo... See More  

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672219

The "science" of phrenology had its own publication...

Item #672219

December 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, December, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Inside has a great article on: "Gold Coins of the United States" which includes 23 nice eng... See More  

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672571

Baseball game reports from before the Civil War...

Item #672571

August 15, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Aug. 15, 1857  Page 5 has reports under the heading; "Base Ball" with some details of games involving: "The Enterprise and Lone Star" and: "Charter Oak vs. Hamilton" with listing of the players' names and positions.

Early baseball reports, from 4 years before the Civil War.

The balance of the issue is mostly takin... 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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665991

Nice reports on the Battle of Bull Run...

Item #665991

July 20, 1861

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 20, 1861  The front page is filled with advertisements. Page 5 has some nice column heads--and a wealth of text--on this historic Battle of Bull Run: "The Engagement at Bull's Run" "Gallant Conduct of Our Troops" "Details of the Contest" "No Decisive Result" "Names of Killed & Wounded" 'Our Loss Very Small&qu... See More  

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672570

Reports of baseball games from during the Civil War...

Item #672570

July 05, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 5, 1862  Over one-third of page 4 has: "Base Ball" reports with details of five games and box scores for 3 of them. Uncommon to find much baseball reporting from during the Civil War.

Sixteen pages, 11 by 16 inches, some foxing and light damp staining, otherwise good.

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670023

Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670023

September 06, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 6, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Westover, Near Harrison's Landing, Late Headquarters of Gen. Fitzjohn Porter". Much war reporting inside including: "Another Battle at Bull Run" and more. The ba... See More  

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666469

Much on the Civil War in a pro-South newspaper...

Item #666469

October 08, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 8, 1862  Among the front page reports are: "Swearing Men to Disbelieve in Negro Slavery" "Address to the President of the United States" by a meeting of governors of the loyal states; "Col. Sibley's Expedition - Battle with the Indians near the Yellow Medicine--Camp Attacked by 300 Indians..." "The Indian War".

Amon... 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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675553

A slave mother's attempted escape... General Burnside resigns...

Item #675553

January 29, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 29, 1863  Page 3 has a short, but moving account: "Fearful Struggle for Freedom by a Slave Mother", followed by details of her attempted escape with her child. See the image for a heart-wrenching quote.

Page 5 has: "Gen. Burnside Tenders His Resignation", followed by, "The President Declines to Accept It."

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666000

Civil War map of the Fredericksburg vicinity...

Item #666000

May 02, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1863  The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE CROSSING OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK".

Plus there are many column heads on the Civil War including: "Success Everywhere" "The Enemy Confounded" "400 Prisoners Taken" "A Great Battle Imminent" "Moseby's Guerrillas Pursued & Captured" &quo... See More  

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672228

General Forrest threatens a raid...

Item #672228

October 06, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" and much more.

Eight pages, good condition.

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672227

Robert E. Lee makes a failed move...

Item #672227

October 16, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Desperate flank Movement by Lee!" "Attempt of the Rebels to Get Between Our Army & Washington" "Enemy Driven Back by the Second Corps" Probable Battle at Bull Run" "Recrossing of the Tennessee by Wheeler's Troops" "Important Movement of Bragg&#... See More  

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672226

Military command have changed...

Item #672226

October 23, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 23, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Division of the Mississippi" "Departments of the Cumberland, Tennessee, Ohio, and Vicksburg Included in Gen. Grant's Command" "Gens. Hooker & Sherman to Command their Respective Corps" "Escape of General Lee Across the Rapidan" "The Grant Battle Avo... See More  

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672225

General Lee's and General Bragg's armies...

Item #672225

October 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: Gen. Grant's Dept." "Grand Flanking Movement by Lee's and Bragg's Armies" "Rebels Marching from Virginia to Tennessee" "The Line of the Rappahannock to be Defended by Lee" "Cavalry Right at Bealton Station" "Daring Raids by the Enemy" &... See More  

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672224

Rebel guerrillas... Army of the Potomac...

Item #672224

November 07, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Army of the Potomac in Motion" "The Warrenton Route to Richmond Abandoned!" "The Siege of Charleston" "The Fenian Brotherhood" "Increased Audacity of Rebel Guerrillas" "Gen. Grant's Dept." "Enemy Still Firing from Lookout Mountain... See More  

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672223

General Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672223

November 12, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 12, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Army Concentrated on the Rapidan" "Presentation of Colors to General Meade" "Official Report of the Late Engagements & of the Battle of Gettysburg" "The Main Army at Rodgersville" "The Plans of Bragg to Flank Chattanooga" "The Battles of... See More  

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672266

Expected rebel invasion...

Item #672266

November 16, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 16, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Projected Rebel Invasion" "An Expedition Sent from Wilmington to Halifax" "Later From Charleston" 'Bombardment of Sumter Still Progressing" "Renewed Rebel Desertions" "From the Army of the Potomac" 'Firing Heard Toward Stevensburg" &... See More  

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672222

Fighting near Knoxville... Escape of Union prisoners...

Item #672222

November 21, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 21, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Gen. Burnside Announces Himself All Right, Yet all Wrong" "Continued Fighting All About Knoxville" "Our Soldiers In Richmond" "Escape of 33 Prisoners from Castle Thunder" "Capture of Brazos Island, Bienville, and Point Isabel... See More  

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672221

Success at Chattanooga...

Item #672221

November 28, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 28, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "VIRGINIA" "A Battle & a Victory South of the Rapidan" "Gen. Meade Reported Successful at All Points: "CHATTANOOGA" "The Enemy Totally Routed & Flying in Panic" "Bragg Attempts a Stand at Chickamauga & is Beaten Back" "Longstreet C... See More  

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672220

General Grant, General Sherman...

Item #672220

December 08, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 8, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Dept." "Longstreet Certainly Retreating Toward Virginia" "The Siege of Knoxville Raised Dec. 4" "Gens. Sherman and Foster Pursuing Along the Holston River" "The Enemy Advancing on Maysfield, Ky." "The Siege of Charleston" &... See More  

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672212

Capture of the Chesapeake...

Item #672212

December 18, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 18, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of The Chesapeake" ":The Vessel Taken In Sambro Harbor, Near Halifax, Yesterday" "Escape of Most of the Crew" "News From Washington" "Supplies to Richmond Prisoners".

Eight pages, nice condition.

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672211

General Grant's great campaign...

Item #672211

December 29, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 29, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Grant's Department" "Guerrilla Raids in Front" "Another Demonstration by Morgan Apprehended" "Longstreet's Movements Interpreted" "A Concise Narrative of Gen. Grant's late Campaign" "Proposed Reorganization of Gen. Meade's Arm... See More  

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666358

Fort DeRussey... General Burnside on General Grant...

Item #666358

April 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 2, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

Most of the ftpg. deals with reports on the capture of Fort De Russey, near the Red River. Other items inside include: "The Staff" "Life Boats for Vessels of War" "Th... See More  

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675958

Battles at Paducah and Olustee...

Item #675958

April 16, 1864

NEW-YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 16, 1864



* The Battle of Paducah

* The Battle of Olustee



The front page features many one column headlines covering events of the Civil War including:  "The Battle of Olustee", "Our Duty to Our Country and Her Defenders" ,"The Battle of Paducah", and much more. There is additional war-related text on the inside
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665173

Large Civil War map... Battle of the Wilderness...

Item #665173

May 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1864  The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed map headed: "THE JAMES RIVER MOVEMENT. Scene of Operations by Gen. Butler's Force--Petersburg, Richmond, and the Railroads". Plus over half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads, beginning: "Struggle For Richmond" "Gen. Grant Driving Lee Back" "Rebel ... See More  

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172802

The plundering rebels in Maryland...

Item #172802

July 30, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1864  The front page has a portrait of: "William Pitt Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury" as well as an article on him. Other prints within include: "The Rebels Robbing the Flour Mills in Maryland" "The Rebels Pillaging at the Hagerstown Depot" "The Rebels Retreating with Their Plunder Across the Potomac River" ... See More  

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671067

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #671067

December 13, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 13, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S MARCH" "His Approach To Savannah" "He Was only 25 Miles from that City on Dec. 7" "News of an Attack Hourly Expected" "The War In Tennessee" "Rebel Attacks On Murfreesboro" "Repeated Repulse & Route of the Enemy" "... See More  

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671109

Sherman's march through the South...

Item #671109

December 23, 1864

SUPPLEMENT TO THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 23, 1864  Among the front page heads are: "GEN. THOMAS' ARMY" "Hood Across Duck River" "His Loss Estimated at 20,000 "The Country Swarming with Deserters" "The Rebel Army Hopelessly Demoralized" "Sherman's March--Journal of an Eye-witness".

An 8 page "supplement" issue, nice condit... See More  

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672422

Lincoln's body on its way to Springfield...

Item #672422

May 03, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 1865  Page 5 has: "The President's Obsequies" "From Chicago to Mr. Lincoln's Home" with subheads: "Closing Manifestations in Chicago--the Body Escorted on its Way--Mrs. Lincoln's Selection of a Burial place--The Journey Toward Springfield".

The front page has some end of war items including: "Probable Surrender of Kirby Sm... See More  

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669802

Improved bridges for the military... A breech-loading rifle...

Item #669802

May 13, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Derrom's System  For Trestle Bridges" with a related article titled: "Improved System for Trestle Bridges" It begins: "The transit of streams in military operations is often one of the most embarrassing incidents of a campaign...During the whole of the present war & up to th... See More  

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672594

Bridge at Harlem...

Item #672594

September 02, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 2, 1865  Inside has a half page print of: "The Present Condition Of The New Iron Bridge, Harlem, New York".  A full page shows: "The Grand Annual Picnic and Excursion Of The New Jersey Farmers and Their Families To Raritan Bay, Amboy New Jersey On Saturday, August 19."  And a full page with 4 prints of: "The Frightfu... See More  

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672408

The trial of the demon jailer of Andersonville Prison Camp...

Item #672408

October 14, 1865

THE DAILY CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Oct. 14, 1865  The top of a front page column has a stack of heads: "The Virginia Congressmen" "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "News From California" "Davis Intercession" "Letters From Mrs. Davis" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, good condition. The folder note is for the issue folded in half.

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669935

Johnson's state-of-the-union address: reviewing the nation's work...

Item #669935

December 03, 1866

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 3, 1866  All of page 2 and half of page 3 are taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, a tradition which begins with Washington & continues to this day. It is signed in type at its conclusion: Andrew Johnson. This is a same-day report.

In the lengthy address the Presiden... See More  

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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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672584

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #672584

September 29, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 29, 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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676100

1871 massacre in Chinatown, Los Angeles....

Item #676100

October 28, 1871

THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871



* Chinatown massacre

* Brigham Young verdict




The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California.

Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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676069

1871 Henryville, Indiana... Park family murders...

Item #676069

November 16, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 16, 1871



* Henryville, Clark County, Indiana

* Slaughter of the Park family - murders




The top of page 8 has one column headings: "FRIGHTFUL MURDER IN INDIANA" "A Whole Family Butchered" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear with some tiny tears, generally good.... See More  

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672448

A letter from VMI...

Item #672448

January 25, 1872

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Jan. 25, 1872  Page 2 has a letter from the "Virginia Military Institute" in Lexington concerning immigration. Also an article on "Constitutional Amendments" for the state of North Carolina.

Four pages, a few creases, and a bit of foxing, good condition.

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638796

Hangings of three murderers, with much detail...

Item #638796

June 19, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 19, 1875  Over half of the front page is taken up with reports on the hanging  executions of  3 criminals, headed: "THE GALLOWS" "Yesterday Proves a Black Friday for Three Murderers" "National Burgess Executed at Effingham, Ills." "Bad Case for John Casey at Paris, Ills." "Austin Hill Passes Through the Vall... See More  

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674683

Large illustration of an early Gatling Gun...

Item #674683

April 13, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1878  The prime content within this issue is: "THE GATLING GUN IN A MAN-OF-WAR'S TOP". Also present are: "MASON'S OUTRIGGER HOIST", "CLEMINSON'S FLEXIBLE WHEEL BASE SYSTEM",  "STEAM POWER MOLDING MACHINE", and more.

Other illustrations and descriptions of the latest inventions and improvements o... See More  

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675547

Marking charcoal illustrations...

Item #675547

December 27, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 27, 1879 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "Charcoal Burning" drawn by S. G. McCutcheon and is comprised of several illustrations showing the life and procedure of charcoal. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches, with a few archival mends for small ed... See More  

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676096

St. Peter, MN State Insane Asylum fire...

Item #676096

November 17, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 17, 1880



* St. Peter MN Minnesota

* Insane asylum fire disaster




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A PITIFUL PYRE" "The Destruction of the Minnesota Insane Asylum" "'A Sight Once Seem Never to be Forgotten'" "The... See More  

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174536

Valentine's Day... The Bowery of New York...

Item #174536

February 26, 1881

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1881  Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "An Interior Investigation". Halfpg: 'A Race on the Ice--Bicycles vs. Skates'. Fullpg: 'St. Valentine's Day in the Morning' and 'Winter Amusements', by A.B. Frost. Fullpg: 'A Night Scene in the Bowery, New York' & 'The Streets of New York' is cartoonis... See More  

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648219

How the Texas Rangers clean out desperadoes...

Item #648219

September 03, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 3, 1883  Page 2 has a nice article headed: "The Texan Rangers" "How They Clean Out Desperadoes in the Lone Star State" which is very descriptive of the Texas Rangers. Page 3 has: "The Grand Avenue Out Bat and Out Field the Black Stockings" with the box score as well.

Ten Pages, very nice condition.

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674688

River Side Park, New York... General Grant's burial place...

Item #674688

August 08, 1885

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 8, 1885  The prime feature of this issue is the front page illustration: "RIVERSIDE PARK, NEW YORK - THE BURIAL PLACE OF GENERAL GRANT". Inside illustrations include: "DAVENPORTS MAGIC LANTERN", "SURGERY FOR PIANO-FORTE PLAYERS", "THE RIGHT WHALE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC" and more.

Complete in 16 pages, in very good c... See More  

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676086

Boxer James Sheady's death...

Item #676086

March 06, 1886

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886



* James Sheady death

* Boxer - boxing




The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More  

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672345

From world-famous Coronado, California...

Item #672345

January 30, 1888

CORONADO EVENING MERCURY, California, Jan. 30, 1888  Very uncommon newspaper from this city in San Diego Bay. Considered an island, but technically a peninsula connected to the mainland by the "Silver Strand".

This was the year the world-famous Hotel Del Coronado opened, with a front page advertisement for it (small hole here, deters one word). It opened as the largest resort hotel... See More  

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