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John Adams, and the memory of George Washington...


February 19, 1800

Item #672725    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 19, 1800  The front page has an introductory note from the President signed: John Adams. Page 2 has a report concerning a memorial to George Washington who died two months ...

Four newspapers with an Act of Congress concerning the Navy...


July 23, 1800

Item #672565    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, 1800  A collection of four consecutive issues dated July 23, 26, 30, and August 2, each containing a part of: "An Act for the Better Government of the Navy of the United St...

Jefferson's response upon being notified of being elected President...


March 11, 1801

Item #667545    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 11, 1801  Page 3 has, under: "President Elect" a report: "The Committee instructed on the 18th instant to wait the President Elect ...
$155.00

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

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

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


February 16, 1802

Item #670973    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 16, 1802  Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VII" signed in type ...

Jefferson versus Callender...


August 10, 1802

Item #672737    NEW YORK EVENING POST, Aug. 10, 1802  Page 3 has content on the on-going feud between Thomas Jefferson and James Callender under the heading: "Jefferson & Callender", this being essay #6 of a...

Decision in Marbury vs. Madison...


March 12, 1803

Item #672973    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1803  Page 2 contains the result of the historic Marbury vs. Madison Supreme Court case, brought down about 2 weeks prior. Headed: "Mandanus" it gives their ...
$118.00

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...

First time we've offered this title...


April 24, 1807

Item #672907    THE PEOPLE'S FRIEND & DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 24, 1807  A rather uncommon title as it only lasted for eleven months.  A typical newspaper of the day with news & advertisements, b...

Much naval reporting in this early Richmond paper...


March 11, 1808

Item #672739    THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 11, 1808   The front page has various reports from Europe and from Congress. Page 2 has an address: "To the People of the U. States". Four pages, va...

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

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

The Chesapeake vs. the Leopard with a Jefferson Proclamation...


September 28, 1811

Item #672079    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 28, 1811  The issue begins with over 3 pages taken up with: "The 'Affair of the Chesapeake", an incident which happened 4 years prior between the ships C...

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 ...

President Madison signs a Proclamation...


July 18, 1812

Item #672061    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 18, 1812  The front page features: "A Proclamation" by the president for "...a day of public humiliation and prayer...to offer, at one and the same time,...

The United States vs. the Macedonian... War on the Niagara frontier...


December 17, 1812

Item #672746    BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 17, 1812  Page 2 has: "The War Department" followed by: "Splendid Exhibition" which is on the American success in the naval battle between the frigates United State...

Extensive naval report... Duel between Generals Smyth & Porter...


December 30, 1812

Item #673018    BOSTON PATRIOT, Dec. 26 and 30, 1812 A nice pair of consecutive issues containing the full: "NAVAL REPORT" "Report of the Committee...Which Relates to the Naval Establishment Recommending an Incr...

Trial and conviction of a spy...


December 30, 1812

Item #673028    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1812  Page 2 has an interesting report, taking about half a column, beginning: "...proceedings at Buffaloe, of a Court Martial appointed to try Elijah Clark as a S...

Reports from the War of 1812...


July 22, 1813

Item #664876    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 22, 1813  Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Our Relations With France - President's Message To Congress" signed by the Secretary of State on page 2: Jam...

British advancing towards the nation's capital...


July 28, 1813

Item #673021    BOSTON PATRIOT, July 28, 1813  Although this issue has much on the war in Europe, page 2 has: "Enemy In the Potomac" datelined from Washington and noting in part: "...that the advanced squad...

Siege of Fort Meigs and much more...


August 17, 1813

Item #626765    THE WAR, New York, Aug, 17, 1813  * Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio * William Henry Harrison The front page has: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which is a very detailed report carrying over to...

Much on the War of 1812...


August 20, 1814

Item #667222    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1814  The front page begins with: "Steam Boat Navigation" which takes nearly 3 pages. Inside has: "The Essex Frigate" which takes a page....

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...

First portion of the Erie Canal opens...


October 18, 1823

Item #671434    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore,  Oct. 18, 1823  Perhaps the best item in this issue is the rather lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Wate...

On the death of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...


July 08, 1826

Item #672972    THE NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, July 8, 1826  Page 2 has a black-bordered report beginning: "In announcing yesterday the death of Thomas Jefferson, on the Fourth of July, w...

Death Of John Jay... Pirates hanged, and slave ships captured...


May 30, 1829

Item #667250    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829  Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments. John Jay was an American diplomat, ...

A letter from Davy Crockett, six years before the Alamo...


April 28, 1830

Item #662326    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, April 28, 1830  * Early Davy Crockett letter The top of page 2 has a: "Letter From Col. Crockett" datelines at Washington to the editor of...

The gold mines in Georgia...


December 29, 1830

Item #662627    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Dec. 29, 1830 Page 2 has: "Gold Mines" which discusses its proliferation in Georgia. One bit mentions: "...The beds of all the rivers and creeks in ...

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 Nullification Crisis: Andrew Jackson's response...


January 19, 1833

Item #672198    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1833  On November 26, 1832, South  Carolina passed The Ordinance of Nullification which declared the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within its bo...

Very lengthy report from California on gold, politics, slavery, and more...


August 02, 1834

Item #672668    THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 2, 1849  Page 3 has nearly 2 columns of reporting headed: "Late & Important From California" with a wide range of news from the Far West. In fact this...

Death of James Madison...


July 09, 1836

Item #672974    PATRIOT & DEMOCRAT, Hartford, Connecticut, July 9, 1836  Page 3 has a black-bordered article headed: "Another Patriot Gone!" which begins: "Death of James Madison--This illustrious Ameri...

Texas, Santa Anna, George Washington...


July 30, 1836

Item #672202    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30,1836  A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were re...

Statehood of Michigan...


January 28, 1837

Item #672911    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 28, 1837  The front page has a report "Michigan. On Wednesday last the bill for the admission of Michigan into the union, passed the house of representatives, and ...

Battle of Lake Okeechobee... Mexicans at San Antonio...


January 20, 1838

Item #671431    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Jan. 20, 1838  Page 3 has a letter from Z. Taylor's command which relates the Battle of Okeechobee, headed: "Authentic From Florida" datelines f...

Mormonism... Millerism...


February 18, 1843

Item #671414    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1843  The bkpg. has a brief item: "Mormons" noting: "A late number of the Nauvoo Wasp contains an account of four cargoes, amounting in...

President Polk's inauguration and address... Florida statehood...


March 08, 1845

Item #672910    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 8, 1845  The front page has a report "Inauguration of President Polk" "...The arrangements were admirable. We give the programme as published in advance...

Great wealth of information on the Mexican War...


March 29, 1847

Item #666784    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1847  Over one-third of page 3 is taken up with: "Correspondence Between Gen. Taylor and the War Department" concerning events in the Mex...

Lengthy reporting on cricket matches...


June 12, 1847

Item #672985    SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 12, 1847  This newspaper has a wealth of sports and entertainment-related reports, including over half a page taken up with the: "Cricketers' Chronicle" sh...

Earliest "feature" article on Lincoln we have found...


September 16, 1848

Item #672634    THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 16, 1848  The back page has a fascinating article concerning Representative Abraham Lincoln, and is the earliest "feature" article o...
$247.00

Gold Rush era...

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

From the library of President James Buchanan...

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

Latest from the California Gold Rush...


September 29, 1849

Item #671004    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 29, 1849  Page 2 has: "California" with the latest news, bits including: "...has been one of the fortunate 'hunters' having accumulated dur...

Letters from California...


November 20, 1849

Item #668228    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 20, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "Nantucket Californians" which includes excerpts of letters from California, in part: "...I am not exact...

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

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

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 shows Fort Niagara...


August 30, 1851

Item #672755    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 30, 1851  The top of the front page features a nice print of the: "Outlet Of Niagara River" which includes a view of Fort Niagara as well as Fort Massasa...

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... View of Concord, New Hampshire...


January 29, 1853

Item #669880    THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Feb. 12, 1853  Among the prints in this short-lived paper (lasted just 48 issues) are: "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ladies  Pres...

The Empire Baseball Club: one of the earliest in New York...


April 26, 1855

Item #672977   
NEW-YORK TIMES, April 26, 1855  Page 8 has a nice report about the debut of the Empire Baseball Club. Established in October, 1854 it was just the 2nd professional baseball club to be established in New
...

Early (1855) sewing machine...


December 01, 1855

Item #674674    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1855  This issue contains several illustrations and articles related to the latest inventions of the day. These illustrations include: "Cowperthwaite's P...

Great, detailed article on the Empire Baseball Club...


February 07, 1857

Item #672979    PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 7, 1857  Basically a sporting & theatrically themed newspaper with a great article inside headed: "Base Ball - Empire Club". This was just the...

First printing of baseball rules and regulations proposed to the first baseball convention...


February 28, 1857

Item #673908    PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 28, 1857  * Historic baseball periodical * New fundamental rules * "Baseball's Magna Carta" * For Baseball Convention of 1857 ...
$1,650.00

Sinking of the steamship "Central America"...


September 18, 1857

Item #661539    THE NEW YORK Tribune, Sept. 18, 1857  * SS Central America shipwreck * Gold coins - treasure lost Page 5 begins with column heads: "Loss of THE CENTRAL AMERICA" "525 Passengers a...
$185.00

One of the more decorative newspapers of the era...


May 07, 1859

Item #672826    GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, May 7, 1859  This is one of the more ornate & beautiful masthead, featuring a 3 masted ship with several embellishments. The ftpg. shows: "Iron ...

John Brown and the Harper's Ferry uprising...


November 08, 1859

Item #672942    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 8, 1859  The last column of the ftpg. has: "The Harper's Ferry Affair" "The Excitement & Crisis in the South"  with many subheads. Also: "The Law...

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 ...

A Civil War Winslow Homer print...


June 08, 1861

Item #172474    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1861  The front page shows: "Uniforms of the Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Duryee, Now at Fortress Monroe". Also in this issue is a Winslow Ho...
$85.00

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$44.00

Two front page Civil War maps...


October 13, 1861

Item #672810    NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 13, 1861  The front page has two maps titled: "THE AFFAIR AT CHICAMACOMICO" and "THE FIGHT AT SANTA ROSA ISLAND" which is in Florida near Pensacola Bay. Among th...

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...


November 30, 1861

Item #672814    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861  An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhe...

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...

Very large Civil War map show the Beaufort vicinity...


January 11, 1862

Item #672809    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 11, 1862  Most of the front page is taken up with a huge Civil War map headed: "The Scene Of Operations at Port Royal Ferry..." with a subhead. The map shows much detail of ...

Civil War map of the Savannah vicinity...


January 31, 1862

Item #672808    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 31, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "THE NEW EXPEDITION. Scene of Operations of Commodore Dupont & Gen. Sherman's Expedition to the Rear of Fort Pulaski"...

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...


March 26, 1862

Item #670360    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 26, 1862  The front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The ...

From the Confederacy... The 'Lincolnites' in East Tennessee...


April 03, 1862

Item #672919    DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, April 3, 1862  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Notes Of The War" with many subheads including: "The Lincolnites...

The advance upon the Confederate capital...


July 03, 1862

Item #672812    NEW YORK TRIBUNE July 3, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance On Richmond" "A Bold Stroke For A Great Advantage" "Success of the Movement"...

Early print of Fort Point, San Francisco...


August 09, 1862

Item #670029    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1862  The front page has a print: "Fort Point--One of the Fortifications Of the Harbor of San Francisco, Cal." with a bit of detail. Some war-re...

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


October 15, 1862

Item #666470    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862  Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train...&quo...

From the capital of the Confederacy... Affairs in Hampton Roads...


November 03, 1862

Item #648505    DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Nov. 3, 1862  Among the front page items are: "Capture of a Railroad Train &  93 Yankees" "The Cavalry Expedition to the Peninsula" "Ou...

Latest war news from the Confederacy...


December 08, 1862

Item #672912    DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, (Jackson), Mississippi, Dec. 8, 1862  Among the articles are: "A Northern Protest Against the Atrocities of the Lincoln Government"  "Another 'Raid' by Stua...

Nine issues with Civil War-related content...


December 27, 1862

Item #669671    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A nice lot of 9 different issues from 1862, each contains within reports on military events from the Civil War, or reports of developments and improvements of military equipm...

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...

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...

Aftermath of Murfreesboro, and more...


January 10, 1863

Item #672813    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 10, 1863  Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Rosecrans's Army" "Murfreesboro Deserted" "Rosecrans in Pursuit of t...

Two maps of operations around Vicksburg...


April 26, 1863

Item #672806    NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1863  The front page features two maps headed: "OPERATIONS AROUND VICKSBURG" and: "VICKSBURG AND IT'S DEFENSES" with much detail. Among the ftpg. one co...

Battle of Gettysburg...


July 09, 1863

Item #672920   
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida New York, July 9, 1863  Page 3 has reports on the Civil War under the heading: "Late News", and includes some reports concerning the Battle of Gettysburg, the text be
...
$157.00

Latest reports from the Civil War...


October 08, 1863

Item #672819    THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 8, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans's Army" "Results of the Rebel Raid Near Murfreesboro" "From the South...

Latest news from Robert E. Lee and General Bragg...


October 17, 1863

Item #672811    THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army At Manassas" &...

A newspaper for patients at the largest Union Army hospital during the Civil War...


October 17, 1863

Item #672991    HOSPITAL REGISTER, West Philadelphia, Oct. 17, 1863  This was essentially an in-house newspaper produced at and for the people at  the Satterlee U.S. Army General Hospital in Philadelphia. It was the ...
$148.00

Capture of the infamous John Hunt Morgan...


April 09, 1864

Item #666359    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, April 9, 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 sor...

Sherman everywhere...


December 05, 1864

Item #671012    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "It's Steady Progress Eastward" "Sherman Meeting with Little Resi...

Sherman at Savannah...


December 22, 1864

Item #671108    NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1864  Among the front page column heads are: "SIEGE OF SAVANNAH" "Savannah Still Held by the Rebels on the 18th" [note: Sherman actually occupied the city on th...

Sherman to capture Savannah... Bragg at Wilmington...


December 24, 1864

Item #672905    NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 24, 1864  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Savannah to Capitulate on the 17th Instant" "WILMINGTON" "The Rebel General ...

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...

Capture of Fort Fisher...


January 20, 1865

Item #666005    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 20, 1865  * Fort Fisher captured * Wilmington, North Carolina * Final months of the Civil War Among the ftpg. reports relating to the Civil War are: "The Capture o...

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...


April 05, 1865

Item #676627    GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865  * Extremely rare military title * General Ulysses S. Grant * The Siege of Petersburg ending * Civil War coming to an end ...
$5,350.00

Did Edwin Booth kill the President? Reconstruction...


June 11, 1865

Item #672829   
NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865  The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the Presid
...

Ten issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...


November 24, 1865

Item #671381    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated November 24 thru December 9, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the r...

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...

Jeff Davis, voting for African-Americans...


December 22, 1865

Item #672978    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "The Case of Jeff. Davis" "Endorsing the President's Annual Message" "Negro Suffrage in the District&quo...

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

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

Tiny newspaper...

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

Very descriptive of Helena, Montana...


May 31, 1867

Item #669955    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 31, 1867  Page two has an excellent, detailed, and rather lengthy article headed: "Letter From Montana" which is very descriptive of the Territory. Much ...

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...


July 13, 1868

Item #672283    NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1868  Page 5 has: "PROCLAMATION - The President Declares the Ratification of the Fourteenth Amendment by North Carolina" signed in type: Andrew Johnson. This was one of...

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 ...

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: ...

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...

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #662918    TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper. The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its edito...

Efforts to get Virginia readmitted to the Union after the Civil War...


January 22, 1870

Item #672697    NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 22, 1870  The front page begins with over a column of reporting on the re-admission of Virginia into the Union after the Civil War. Heads include: "Congress" "Action a...

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...


July 04, 1870

Item #676993    TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental rai...
$385.00

San Diego described...


December 29, 1870

Item #672735    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 29, 1870  Nearly a full front page column is headed: "San Diego--The Harbor and City" which is very descriptive. Also on the ftpg: "From Arizona...Brads...

Nice trout fishing print... Scenes on the Mississippi...


June 10, 1871

Item #672695    EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, June 10, 1871  Inside has a very ice full page print by J.S. Davis: "Trouting" showing two men fishing. Also two pages of: "On The Mississippi" which has 5 print...

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...

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...

Livingstone's exploration of Africa...


September 07, 1872

Item #670923    NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 7, 1872  James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiri...

The making of steel - 1875... An early diving bell...


November 06, 1875

Item #674678    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 6, 1875  An inside page is comprised of two large illustrations related to the making of steel. Quite displayable. Also present is the front page illustration of t...

The Custer massacre...


July 13, 1876

Item #676623   
AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876  * Custer Massacre - Indians * George Armstrong Custer * Battle of Little Bighorn Page 2 contains a very ni
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$220.00

Centennial Exposition of 1876... Fairmount Park, Philadelphia...


September 30, 1876

Item #677106    SUPPLEMENT TO HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 30, 1876 (see condition and S&H note below) * Centennial Exposition Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania * Hard to find in undamaged cond...

Hydraulic locomotive...


February 10, 1877

Item #671162    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 10, 1877  The front page has a very interesting illustration captioned: "Novel Hydraulic Railway Locomotive"  showing what essentially looks like a pa...

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.

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...

Rare American Indian newspaper...

Item #672827    IAPI OAYE, THE WORD CARRIER, published by the Dakota Mission in Dakota Indian territory (later South Dakota), March, 1879  This very uncommon newspaper was founded in 1871 with the first three pages in the...
$130.00

Rare 19h century women's suffrage newspaper...


September 25, 1880

Item #674694    THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Sept. 25, 1880  * Rare publication * Women's suffrage Rare women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwel...

Stellarton, Nova Scotia mine disaster....


November 13, 1880

Item #676097    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 13, 1880 * Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada * Mining explosion disaster This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertise...

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...

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...

On the assassination of James Garfield...


July 04, 1881

Item #646726    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 4, 1881  The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the assassination of President James Garfield, show just two days prior & still clinging to life: "HOPE AND FEAR&qu...

An in-house newspaper for a dry goods store...

Item #672694    THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, Oct. & Nov., 1882  This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Deal...

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...

Baseball champions...


May 16, 1885

Item #672984    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1885  The entire ftpg. shows: 'Vesuvius In Eruption'. The prime print would be the full page captioned: "Champion Baseball Players" showing portrait...
$115.00

Second rate also available for:

$59.00

Early typewriter...

The Harlem River bridge (Washington Bridge)... The Calligraph...


March 06, 1886

Item #674682    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1886  The front page has the 2nd and 1st place prize designs for the Harlem River Bridge at 181st Street (now Washington Bridge): "DESIGN FOR BRIDGE ACROSS HARL...

Queen Victoria of England... The H.M.S. Victoria...


June 25, 1887

Item #677052   
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887 * Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
 
The front page has a full-page illustration captioned: "Victori
...

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "To-Day of Thee""...


April 23, 1888

Item #672524    NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1888  * Walt Whitman's "TO-DAY OF THEE" * First appearance in printing * Would appear later in "Leaves of Grass" On the fourth column of pa...
$110.00

Much on the Jack the Ripper case...


October 02, 1888

Item #670422    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 2, 1888  Page 4 has an uncommonly lengthy article concerning Jack the Ripper i London, headed: "Whitechapel And Its Murders". A few bits include: "......

Great full page baseball print... Rare Bocce Ball print...


August 31, 1889

Item #672981    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 31, 1889  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "At Lake George Landing--Saluting the Passengers". But likely the most significant print is a great full...
$128.00

Early photo of this very historic building in Honolulu...


November 18, 1890

Item #672913    HAWAIIAN GAZETTE, Honolulu, November 18, 1890  Nineteenth century newspapers from Hawaii are extremely uncommon and therefore very desirable among collectors. Here is such an issue from what is now the cap...
$138.00

Death of Pennsylvania Railroad President... Waldorf Astoria Hotel Ball...


February 18, 1897

Item #676646    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1897  This issue has the death report of George Brooke Roberts, president of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, along with an accompanying image.&nbs...
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