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Twelve issues dated 1800...


March 03, 1800

Item #672494    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 issu...

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

Item #649304    NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, b...

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


March 02, 1802

Item #666960    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, March 9, 1802  Pages 2 & 3 contain the: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number IX" signed in type: Lucius Crassus. Although not signed t...

Jefferson's letter concerning the military situation...


April 23, 1803

Item #667414    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.

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289    (10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period...

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

Item #559604    (5) GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, For The Country, Philadelphia, 1807-1809  A lot of 5 issues offering an interesting insight into the early period of the Jeffersonian era, as the government transitioned a...

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

Item #649276    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1807-1809  A lot of 10 issues of this popular title from the "Hub City". All have the subscriber's name written in the margin above the masthead, some minor edge t...

Interesting horse racing engraving...


April 01, 1808

Item #672344    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 ...

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

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

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...


January 05, 1811

Item #672273    COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, January 5, 1811 (No. 5)  This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in F...
$665.00

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


June 29, 1811

Item #667520    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 Madiso...

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


September 21, 1811

Item #672093    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 B...

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 ...

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


November 28, 1812

Item #667215    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...

Reports from the War of 1812...


July 19, 1813

Item #664874    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 ha...

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


August 07, 1813

Item #672084    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&...

What were his dying words? The Chesapeake vs. the Shannon...


August 10, 1813

Item #626739    THE WAR, New York, Aug. 10, 1813  The front page has: "New Naturalization Law-- The folllowing act has been approved & signed by the President..." plus there are 3 additional Acts of Congress...

Report of war events near Mobile...


April 08, 1815

Item #676379    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: &q...

Wellington's own account of the battle of Waterloo...


August 05, 1815

Item #664910    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 5, 1815  Although this issue has a wealth of news from across the country & elsewhere, certainly the content of prime historical significance is the accoun...

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

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

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

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

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


February 28, 1825

Item #672254    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...

Early Natchez newspaper which lasted but two years...


December 18, 1828

Item #672348    SOUTHERN GALAXY, Natchez, Mississippi, Dec. 18, 1828  A quite rare title, being the volume 1 number 30 issue of a title which lasted just two years. This is the earliest Natchez title we have offered. Va...

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #649241    FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magaz...

The Rothchild family... Virginia slaves... Texas...


October 08, 1836

Item #671417    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 8, 1836  The bottom of the ftpg. has a brief report: "Mexico and Texas" which begins: "Advices...that on the 20th, gen. Urrea issued a violent pro...

Early newspaper from Raleigh...


January 11, 1837

Item #668286    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 ...

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


March 15, 1838

Item #672523    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 art...

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

...

From the island of Malta...


April 15, 1841

Item #672249    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.

Letter from the naturalist John J. Audubon...


July 29, 1843

Item #671421    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: "......

First print of an American President in a periodical?


November 23, 1844

Item #676080    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 23, 1844  The front page begins with an article: "The American Presidency" carrying over to page 2, with some interesting commentary on the American dem...
$165.00

Commentary on the Mexican War...


February 08, 1847

Item #666735    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 ...

When Abraham Lincoln was an unknown...


August 12, 1848

Item #657388    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...

Gold Rush era...

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

From the library of President James Buchanan...

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

Terrific news items from the Gold Rush


August 14, 1849

Item #657345    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "California Matters" which takes over a full column with a wide variety of reports. Included is: "...an ...

Latest from the California Gold Rush...


October 20, 1849

Item #671005    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Oct. 20, 1849  Page 2 has: "From California" with the latest news, bits including: "...The Sacramento still yields a good dividend of something like ten ...

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

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

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

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

An instant collection...

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

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

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

Pre-Civil War Kentucky...


January 24, 1850

Item #672508    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...

President Zachary Taylor dies in office...


July 13, 1850

Item #672450    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...

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

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

Print of the Aurora Borealis...


May 10, 1851

Item #672314    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...

Print of Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskills...


May 31, 1851

Item #672538    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 o...

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

Item #649254    OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856  A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising.  One of the more ...

Published by P. T. Barnum...


January 29, 1853

Item #669879    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: &q...

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


December 01, 1854

Item #672219    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 tod...

Baseball and cricket reports from 1856......


September 20, 1856

Item #672572    PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Sept. 20, 1856  Inside this sporting newspaper is a detailed report: "Cricket" "The Great Match At Hoboken!!!" "The United States Victorious!!&qu...

The HMS Resolute... The Westminster Clock Bell...


December 27, 1856

Item #668507    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Dec. 27, 1856  Among the noteworthy items within this issue is the front page print of the new Westminster Clock Bell (of Big Ben fame), with supporting text.  Sign...
Item #637510    EARLY YEARS OF HARPER'S WEEKLY: Lot of 8 issues of this famous title from 1857-1859, all different dates from its first three years. Nice condition & with some illustrations. A nice wholesale lot at a g...

Details on the Mormon immigrants from Great Britain...


May 08, 1857

Item #666793    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1857  Page 3 has an article: "The Mormons Again" which is a report on the immigrants from Great Britain. Some interesting details. Four pa...

Baseball game reports from before the Civil War...


August 15, 1857

Item #672571    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: &q...

Much on the Mormons...


November 19, 1857

Item #672349    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 19, 1857  In the issue the day after the historic Proclamation of martial law issued by Brigham Young, this issue continues with much Mormon reporting. Page 4 has most of a column h...

Abraham Lincoln is nominated for President...

Item #672316    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July, 1860  Near the back under the report: "Monthly Record of Current Events" is a quite lengthy report concerning the Republican National Convention...

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 ...

Nice reports on the Battle of Bull Run...


July 20, 1861

Item #665991    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'...

Nice letter from a soldier in the war...


August 06, 1861

Item #672442    THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 1861  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline. While the ftpg. is taken up w...

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219   
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shap
...
$132.00

A Charles Dickens publication...

Item #649245    ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862)  This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue ...

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

Item #649275    (10) The CIVIL WAR:  a lot of 10 issues all non-New York titles from during the Civil War and all have war reports.  A great set for a reseller or for someone looking to obtain authentic Civil War new...

Confederates report on the Civil War...


February 10, 1862

Item #672428    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 10, 1862   Half of the front page is taken up with ads, plus some news from Europe, plus a column headed: "The Northern Congress". Page 2 has more than t...

General Hunter's order to emancipate the slaves...


May 08, 1862

Item #668409    THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, May 8, 1862  The bottom of page 2 has one of two controversial General Orders from General David Hunter freeing slaves. Noting in part: "All persons of color lately...

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


July 05, 1862

Item #672570    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 ...

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...


July 18, 1862

Item #676789    DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahann...

Much on the Civil War...


August 23, 1862

Item #172600    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1862 The full front page shows the: "Great War Meeting at Washington, District of Columbia", being a huge crowd in front of the Capitol. Prints inside include...
$55.00

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$29.00

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...


August 25, 1862

Item #672423    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Aug. 25, 1862  If the title and city of publication seem to disagree, they do not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War. Memphis w...
$238.00

Confederate newspaper from Montgomery, Alabama...


August 25, 1862

Item #672424    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, Jan. 1, 1865  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...
$147.00

Civil War related print on the front page...


September 06, 1862

Item #670023    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 f...

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


October 08, 1862

Item #666469    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...

Report on the Battle of Antietam...


October 08, 1862

Item #672444    DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 8, 1862  Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery. Among ...
$135.00

Battle of Fredericksburg...


December 30, 1862

Item #672435    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, December 30, 1862  The front page has a wealth of war-related news including items headed: "From Fredericksburg" "City Intelligence" "Communicati...

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

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

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

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

Civil War illustrations at a reduced price...

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

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


January 29, 1863

Item #675553    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 imag...

Battle of Port Hudson in a rare Confederate title...


March 16, 1863

Item #676072    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Jackson, Mississippi, March 16, 1863  * Very rare Confederate title * Battle of Port Hudson If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. ...
$185.00

Civil War map of the Fredericksburg vicinity...


May 02, 1863

Item #666000    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: &quo...

Robert E. Lee announces the death of 'Stonewall' Jackson...


May 14, 1863

Item #672323    SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 14, 1863  The top of the back page has a notable report: "The Death of Stonewall Jackson - Letter and Order From Gen. Lee". Included are two dispa...

General Forrest threatens a raid...


October 06, 1863

Item #672228    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" &q...

Huge Civil War map makes this very displayable...


October 14, 1863

Item #672265    NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1863  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the terrific front page, as 80% of it is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY SITUATION. Map of the pre...

Robert E. Lee makes a failed move...


October 16, 1863

Item #672227    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...

Military command have changed...


October 23, 1863

Item #672226    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 Inclu...

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


October 29, 1863

Item #672225    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...

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


November 07, 1863

Item #672224    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 Sie...

General Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg...


November 12, 1863

Item #672223    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" "Offi...

Expected rebel invasion...


November 16, 1863

Item #672266    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 ...

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


November 21, 1863

Item #672222    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" "Contin...

Success at Chattanooga...


November 28, 1863

Item #672221    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 Successf...

General Grant, General Sherman...


December 08, 1863

Item #672220    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 ...

Capture of the Chesapeake...


December 18, 1863

Item #672212    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" &qu...

With "Confederate States Of America" in the dateline...


December 28, 1863

Item #672426    CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Dec. 28, 1863  This was one of just a few Confederate newspapers that printed in the dateline: "Confederates States Of America". Among the reports are ...

General Grant's great campaign...


December 29, 1863

Item #672211    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 Morga...

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


April 02, 1864

Item #666358    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. ...

Battles at Paducah and Olustee...


April 16, 1864

Item #675958   
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:  &
...

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


May 09, 1864

Item #665173    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, a...

War news from the Confederacy...


June 02, 1864

Item #672427    RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, June 2, 1864  A nice Confederate newspaper, and great to have an issue from the capital of the Confederacy. The ftpg. includes: "The War News" with some good report...

The plundering rebels in Maryland...


July 30, 1864

Item #172802    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: &quo...
$48.00

Second rate also available for:

$25.00

Thirteen issues of the Saturday Evening Post from the Civil War...


September 10, 1864

Item #672149    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, 1864  A lot of 13 issues of this famous publication when it was a newspaper, but more commonly known when it was a magazine of the 20th century. Eight pages with ...

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...


December 07, 1864

Item #668806    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 7, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”. The front page has reports from the Confederate Congre...
$122.00

Sherman's march through the South...


December 13, 1864

Item #671067    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....

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...


December 17, 1864

Item #668811    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 17, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”. The front page has reports including: "Attempt o...
$110.00

Sherman's march through the South...


December 23, 1864

Item #671109    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 Sw...

Ornate masthead...

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

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


May 03, 1865

Item #672422    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 Escort...

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


May 13, 1865

Item #669802    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 B...

Bridge at Harlem...


September 02, 1865

Item #672594    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 Annu...

Ten issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...


September 15, 1865

Item #671379    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated September 15 thru November 1, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the ...

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


October 14, 1865

Item #672408    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" "...

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

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

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

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

Scarce Reconstruction era newspaper from Louisiana...


April 28, 1866

Item #672168    SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 28, 1866  A quite uncommon title from the South just after the end of the Civil War. Gregory notes that just one institution has scattered holdings of this...

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


December 03, 1866

Item #669935    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,...

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285    THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condi...

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...


July 12, 1868

Item #672284    NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868  The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in...

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...


July 12, 1868

Item #672281    NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1868  The front page has: "PROCLAMATION" with the subheading: "The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina", signed in...

Ulysses S. Grant clarifies his infamous "Jew Order"....


November 30, 1868

Item #643559   
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 30, 1868  Page 2 has a very significant Judaica item headed: "Gen. Grant's Jew Order" "Why It Was Issued--A Statement of the Circumstances of the Case." 
...
$420.00

Ornate and displayable masthead...

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

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

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

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272    THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th cen...

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

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

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297    WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: ...

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...


March 05, 1870

Item #672169    LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, March 5, 1870  A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. It is a single sheet newspaper with the front entirely in French w...

Extoling the climatic virtues of San Diego...


January 19, 1871

Item #672313    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 19, 1871  Front page items include: "The Pacific Paradise" which extols the great climate of San Diego over that of Nice, France. "How to Fight the Apac...

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...


September 29, 1871

Item #672584    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 ...

1871 massacre in Chinatown, Los Angeles....


October 28, 1871

Item #676100    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 Chi...

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


November 16, 1871

Item #676069    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"...

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288    SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the...

A letter from VMI...


January 25, 1872

Item #672448    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 Amen...

The proposed Mormon state of Deseret...


April 11, 1872

Item #672336    THE WORLD, New York, April 11, 1872  The front page has a report from Salt Lake City on: "The Mormon Conference" with subheads: "12,000 Men in the Tabernacle--Mormonism and Enigma to the Wor...

The 'Colored' Convention... Mormons and issuance of their own fractional currency...


April 13, 1872

Item #672337    NEW YORK HERALD, April 13, 1872  Page 5 has nearly a full column headed: "COLORED NATIONAL CONVENTION" "A Great Day For The Africans" with various subheads as well. Near the end is: &qu...

One of the best accounts of the 'Bloody Benders' we have found...


May 13, 1873

Item #672318    NEW YORK TIMES, May 13, 1873  The front page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with an excellent and uncommonly lengthy report of the "Bloody Benders" with the discovery of their victims. The top of a...

Baseball in England with a full page engraving...


August 15, 1874

Item #672541    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Aug. 15, 1874  Formatted very much like Harper's Weekly with many nice prints, the prime feature of this issue is the very nice full page print titled: "The A...

Execution of the outlaw Vasquez...


March 20, 1875

Item #672264    NEW-YORK TIMES, March 20, 1875  The front page has: "Execution Of The Bandit Vasquez" "Hanged At San Jose, Cal., Yesterday--No Attempt At Rescue--He Is Cool To The Last." The report a...
$127.00

Hangings of three murderers, with much detail...


June 19, 1875

Item #638796    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 ...

Large illustration of an early Gatling Gun...


April 13, 1878

Item #674683    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", &quo...

Marking charcoal illustrations...


December 27, 1879

Item #675547    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 illus...

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

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

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

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

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

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

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


November 17, 1880

Item #676096    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. ...

Inventions of the late 1800's...

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

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

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

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


February 26, 1881

Item #174536    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. Valent...
$34.00

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$18.00

How the Texas Rangers clean out desperadoes...


September 03, 1883

Item #648219    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 T...

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257    (5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspe...

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


August 08, 1885

Item #674688    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...

Boxer James Sheady's death...


March 06, 1886

Item #676086    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, W...

From world-famous Coronado, California...


January 30, 1888

Item #672345    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...

Jack the Ripper seeks 15 more victims...


October 10, 1888

Item #670420    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 10, 1888  Page 4 has a brief & inconspicuous item concerning Jack the Ripper: "London is excited over a message from the Whitechapel maniac, chalked on the wa...

Baseball scenes... Texarkana...


May 03, 1890

Item #672593    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 3, 1890  The full ftpg. is a nice cartoon: "Trying to Convince the President--A Sketch in the White House from Life". Among prints inside: &quo...

Croquet, fishing, and more great prints...


September 06, 1890

Item #672256    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1890  The front page is a great print featuring: "Croquet in Connecticut--The Prize Tournament at Norwich" which includes 4 comic scenes as well...

Valentine's Day among the Puritans...


February 17, 1894

Item #175892    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 17, 1894  Front full pg. portrait of "The Hon. William L. Wilson." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Valentine's Day in Puritan New England." 2/...
$32.00

Second rate also available for:

$17.00

Improvements in the telephone...


February 24, 1894

Item #676084   
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 24, 1894  The front page shows the: "Magneto Telephone Call" with much detail. The ftpg. article is: "How To Make A Telephone Call". More on this
...

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #672535    YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, March, 1896  An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women...

Very displayable front page on the Spanish-American War...


April 25, 1898

Item #672603    NEW YORK JOURNAL, April 25, 1898  The entire front page is taken up with a wealth of headlines and subheads on the Spanish-American War, plus a nice graphic  captioned: "How The Patrol Fleet Will...

Spanish-American War...


May 01, 1898

Item #672602    BOSTON SUNDAY JOURNAL, May 1, 1898  Nice front page reporting on the Spanish-American War with: "MANILA BLOCKADED. FOUR PRIZES CAPTURED" and an illustration of the: "U.S. Battleship Oregon&q...

"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"... Golf centerfold by A. B. Frost...


September 17, 1898

Item #672577    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'. In...

"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"... Golf centerfold by A. B. Frost...


September 17, 1898

Item #672578    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'. In...
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