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672725

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

Item #672725

February 19, 1800

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 earlier.

Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, never trimmed margins, nice condition.

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672565

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

Item #672565

July 23, 1800

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 States" which is obviously very lengthy, needing to stretch over four newspapers.

The Act of Congress begins on the ftpg. of the July 23 issue & continues on the front pages of the f... See More  

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667545

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

Item #667545

March 11, 1801

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 and notify him of his election, REPORT--that they have, according to order performed that service, and addressed the President elect in the following words, to wit: 'The committee beg le... See More  

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649304

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

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

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670973

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

Item #670973

February 16, 1802

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Feb. 16, 1802  Starting on page 2 & concluding on page 3 is: "Examination Of The President's Message, Number VII" signed in type by: Lucius Crassus, the pen name of Alexander Hamilton.

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

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672737

Jefferson versus Callender...

Item #672737

August 10, 1802

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 series.

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

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672973

Decision in Marbury vs. Madison...

Item #672973

March 12, 1803

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 opinion to the 3 key questions of the case. This case consistently ranks in the top ten list of the most important Supreme Court decisions.

Four pages, minor archival strengthening at the b... See More  

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649289

From Thomas Jefferson's presidency...

Item #649289
(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president.  News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period.  Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period.  The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More  

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559604

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

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

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649276

From Thomas Jefferson's administration...

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

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672907

First time we've offered this title...

Item #672907

April 24, 1807

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, but in "2nd rate" condition, worn at the fold and margins with a few holes at the horizontal folds.

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672739

Much naval reporting in this early Richmond paper...

Item #672739

March 11, 1808

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, various damp staining and foxing, minor loss to a lower corner, a bit irregular at the spine.

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649235

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

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

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672079

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

Item #672079

September 28, 1811

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 Chesapeake and Leopard which nearly brought the two nations to war. Likely presented here given the recent President & Little Belt Affair, another catalyst for the War of 1812.

Near the ... See More  

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649218

The War of 1812...

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

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672061

President Madison signs a Proclamation...

Item #672061

July 18, 1812

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, their common vows, and adorations to Almighty God...of seeking his merciful forgiveness, and his assistance... that in the present season of calamity and war...care and protection...hasten ... See More  

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672746

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

Item #672746

December 17, 1812

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 States and the Macedonian.

Also on page 2: "Progress of the War on the Niagara Frontiers" which has much war reporting; then: "The War" "American Navy" and "Ou... See More  

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673018

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

Item #673018

December 30, 1812

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 Increase of the Navy of the United States" dated Nov. 27, 1812.

The first portion takes 2 1/2 columns of the front page of the Dec. 26 issue & is signed in type: Paul Hamilton. The rem... See More  

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673028

Trial and conviction of a spy...

Item #673028

December 30, 1812

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 Spy. The facts which appeared at the trial are that the said Clark was born in New Jersey...he removed to Canada...must have become naturalized & a British subject. Clark, being found wit... See More  

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664876

Reports from the War of 1812...

Item #664876

July 22, 1813

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: James Monroe.

Inside has some items concerning the War of 1812: "Outrage At Hampton" "Naval Notice", a letter from Norfolk, and a letter datelines from Fort George, also: &... See More  

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673021

British advancing towards the nation's capital...

Item #673021

July 28, 1813

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 squadron of the enemy had retired down the river...were not in sight at Point Yates, about 70 miles below this city..." and more on the British advance towards the capital.

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626765

Siege of Fort Meigs and much more...

Item #626765

August 17, 1813

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 take most of page  2. Other reports inside include: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Defeated" which is notable on the siege of Fort Meigs & includes a detailed report signed in... See More  

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667222

Much on the War of 1812...

Item #667222

August 20, 1814

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. "Canada Papers" takes over a page & has items relating to the War of 1812.

"Events of the War" take almost 9 pages with a great wealth of reporting on the War of 18... See More  

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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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671434

First portion of the Erie Canal opens...

Item #671434

October 18, 1823

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 Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to detail the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes nearly half the issue.

  Sixte... See More  

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672972

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

Item #672972

July 08, 1826

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, we little expected that we should have, this day, to communicate the melancholy intelligence that another of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence expired on the same hallowed annive... See More  

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667250

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

Item #667250

May 30, 1829

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, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States.

Also an artic... See More  

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662326

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

Item #662326

April 28, 1830

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 Jackson Gazette, signed in type: David Crockett. This was less than 6 years before he would meet his fate at the Alamo.

Four pages, very light damp staining, good condition.... See More  

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662627

The gold mines in Georgia...

Item #662627

December 29, 1830

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 this region are full of gold...".

Four pages, some ink stains on the ftpg., scattered foxing, 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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672198

The Nullification Crisis: Andrew Jackson's response...

Item #672198

January 19, 1833

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 borders.

This issue contains President Andrew Jackson's message of January 16, 1833 in which he threatened to send in federal troops to enforce compliance, it taking 6 pages & signed ... See More  

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672668

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

Item #672668

August 02, 1834

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 is one of the lengthier reports from Calif. we have seen from this era.

A few bits include: "...Gold hunting is carried on with as much success as ever...emigrants are continually arr... See More  

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672974

Death of James Madison...

Item #672974

July 09, 1836

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 American statesman died at his residence in Virginia on Tuesday morning, June 28th...He was one of the last of that noble band of pure patriots who sat upon the cloud & directed the storm of ... See More  

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672202

Texas, Santa Anna, George Washington...

Item #672202

July 30, 1836

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 receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at ... See More  

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672911

Statehood of Michigan...

Item #672911

January 28, 1837

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 on the following day received the sanction of the president, and became a law of the land... The union now comprises twenty-six states, precisely double the number on the Declaration of our ... See More  

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671431

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

Item #671431

January 20, 1838

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 from Fort Gardner, beginning: "The 1st brigade under the command of colonel Taylor reached this, a few yours since, from Lake Okee-cho-bee where it encountered the Indians &, after a... See More  

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671414

Mormonism... Millerism...

Item #671414

February 18, 1843

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 all to 801 emigrants--'Latter Day Saints' ' having sailed from Liverpool for that region..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...stated that Smith has sent out a num... See More  

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672910

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

Item #672910

March 08, 1845

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... The ceremony at the Capitol, was very imposing... The flag-staffs of the whigs, as well as an acknowledgment that The Chief of the Nation was there, and must be duly recognized...Preside... See More  

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666784

Great wealth of information on the Mexican War...

Item #666784

March 29, 1847

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 Mexican War. Several letters are including, 2 by Winfield Scott.

Also: "Exciting News from Mexico" includes a letter from New Orleans, and then: "Repulse of Santa Anna--Three Da... See More  

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672985

Lengthy reporting on cricket matches...

Item #672985

June 12, 1847

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" showing results of  many matches.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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672634

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

Item #672634

September 16, 1848

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 on Lincoln we have seen in a newspaper.

Abraham Lincoln was a Representative to the Federal Congress serving just one term, from March, 1847 thru March, 1849.

Titled: "A Humorous Speec... 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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671004

Latest from the California Gold Rush...

Item #671004

September 29, 1849

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 during his short sojourn in California between 11,000 and 12,000 dollars worth of the 'stuff'...".

Much more on the gold rush with subheads: "The Climate and Soil" "... See More  

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668228

Letters from California...

Item #668228

November 20, 1849

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 exactly sorry that I am here, but I wouldn't advise any of my friends to come...Some people must have given you very erroneous accounts from the diggings. The whole country is a barren place.... See More  

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649298

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

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

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

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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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649253

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

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

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649269

An instant collection...

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

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649284

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

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

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672755

Print shows Fort Niagara...

Item #672755

August 30, 1851

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 Massasauga on the Canadian shore. Descriptive text as well.

Four pages, large folio size,  3 folds with minor fold and margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.... See More  

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649254

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

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

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669880

Published by P. T. Barnum... View of Concord, New Hampshire...

Item #669880

January 29, 1853

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  Presenting the Great  Temperance Petition at Albany"  "The Seals of Jerusalem"; a nice nearly half page overview of the city of; "Concord, New Hampshire" "... See More  

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672977

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

Item #672977

April 26, 1855

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 York City.

The report begins by stating that the club: "...played their first regular season game at McCarthy's ground in Hoboken, yesterday afternoon. The report also says that
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674674

Early (1855) sewing machine...

Item #674674

December 01, 1855

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 Patent Sewing Machine", "Sawing A Log By Its Own Weight", "Combined Weather Strip and Lock" and more. See images for details.

Complete in 8 pages, some corner f... See More  

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672979

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

Item #672979

February 07, 1857

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 2nd professional baseball club in New York. The article takes a full column & begins: "This club was organized Oct. 23, 1854 & consisted at first of only 11 members. It has now... See More  

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673908

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

Item #673908

February 28, 1857

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




An extremely significant issue on the history of baseball, as an inside page has almost an entire column taken up with: "Base Ball" "The Base Ball Convention And Their New Rules"... See More  

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661539

Sinking of the steamship "Central America"...

Item #661539

September 18, 1857

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 and $1,000,000 On Board" "Only 60 Passengers Saved" and more.

The detailed report takes nearly half of the page.... See More  

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672826

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

Item #672826

May 07, 1859

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 Bridge Across the Goomtee, at Lucknow, India" and: "Princess Frederick-William of Prussia & the Infant Prince".

Eight pages, nice, displayable condition.

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672942

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

Item #672942

November 08, 1859

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 of Virginia In Regard to Pardons" and "A Warning from Accomack".

Page 4 has an editorial on it headed: "The Revolutionary Sentiment & the Crisis at the South".... 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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172474

A Civil War Winslow Homer print...

Item #172474

June 08, 1861

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 Homer print titled: "The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2 a.m. on May 24, 1861", prints of: "The Late Colonel Ellsworth&quo... See More  

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672810

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #672810

October 13, 1861

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 the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Rebels on the Potomac" "Battle Between the Rebels and Col. Wilson's Regiment Near For... See More  

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672814

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...

Item #672814

November 30, 1861

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 subhead: "The Gulf Slope of Mexico--The Harbor of Vera Cruz and the National Road to the Capital--Scene of Operations of the English, French and Spanish Expedition." with the map showin... See More  

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649219

Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #649219
THE CIVIL WAR--a lot of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view of this critical and forma
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$132.00
649245

A Charles Dickens publication...

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

Disbound without wrappers.  The image is an examp
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649275

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

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

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$65.00
672809

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

Item #672809

January 11, 1862

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 the Beaufort vicinity.

There are also first column heads: "Additional Details of the Affair at Port Royal Ferry" and "Our Map of the Scene of General Stevens' Operations&... See More  

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672808

Civil War map of the Savannah vicinity...

Item #672808

January 31, 1862

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".

Also on the ftpg. is a wealth of war heads including: "Important From Savannah" "Splendid Naval Movement" "Interesting From the South" "The French Leavi... See More  

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670360

John Wilkes Booth 3 years before his notoriety...

Item #670360

March 26, 1862

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 Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth. 

See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "Last Night, but t... See More  

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672919

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

Item #672919

April 03, 1862

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 In East Tennessee" "A Capture & a Release" "A Gallant Exploit" "The Bombardment of Island No. 10" "The Battle In Arkansas" and even more.

P... See More  

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672812

The advance upon the Confederate capital...

Item #672812

July 03, 1862

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" "Reported Occupation of Richmond" "Vicksburg Batteries Run by Com. Farragut" "Brilliant Exploit of the Union Ram Fleet" & much more.

Eight pages, very ni... See More  

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670029

Early print of Fort Point, San Francisco...

Item #670029

August 09, 1862

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-related content inside including: "How To Demoralize n Army" and "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plains for the Future and more.

The bkpg. features a cartoo... See More  

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666470

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

Item #666470

October 15, 1862

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..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.

Eight pages, very nice condition.



Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More  

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648505

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

Item #648505

November 03, 1862

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" "Our Army Retreating from Charleston, Kanawha" "List of Wounded" "First Case Under Lincoln's Proclamation" "Affairs in Hampton Roads" "The Military D... See More  

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672912

Latest war news from the Confederacy...

Item #672912

December 08, 1862

DAILY MISSISSIPPIAN, (Jackson), Mississippi, Dec. 8, 1862  Among the articles are: "A Northern Protest Against the Atrocities of the Lincoln Government"  "Another 'Raid' by Stuart's Cavalry" "Tennessee Renegades & Bushwhackers Captured" "Successful Confederate Raid" "Letter From Granada" and other items.

Complete as a sin... See More  

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669671

Nine issues with Civil War-related content...

Item #669671

December 27, 1862

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 equipment.

Each issue complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.

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649300

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

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

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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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672813

Aftermath of Murfreesboro, and more...

Item #672813

January 10, 1863

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 the Rebels" "The Enemy at Tullahoma" "Loss of Springfield, Mo." "The Place Attacked by a Large Rebel Force" "Gen. Brown Badly Wounded" "Anoth... See More  

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672806

Two maps of operations around Vicksburg...

Item #672806

April 26, 1863

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 column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "The Fight On The Coldwater River" "The Position and Strategy of General Grant" "NEWS FROM TE... See More  

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672920

Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #672920

July 09, 1863

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 beginning: "The past week has been full of interesting and important events. On Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 1st, 2nd, and 3d of July, the "Army of the Potomac, under the new
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672819

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #672819

October 08, 1863

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 Southwest" 'Missouri Invaded by 2,000 Rebels" "Our Troops Concentrating for Their Capture" "Guerrilla Ravages in Kentucky" "Reported Fighting With the Rebel... See More  

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672811

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

Item #672811

October 17, 1863

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" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Lookout ... See More  

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672991

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

Item #672991

October 17, 1863

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 largest Union Army hospital during the Civil War.

It features a very nice & ornate masthead engraving showing the hospital and well as vignettes, one showing patients in beds. It lasted... See More  

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666359

Capture of the infamous John Hunt Morgan...

Item #666359

April 09, 1864

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 sorts.

Among the articles in this issue are: "The Capture of Morgan" which is a fine item on the taking of the infamous John Hunt Morgan, taking over one-third of the page; "Spo... See More  

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671012

Sherman everywhere...

Item #671012

December 05, 1864

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 Resistance from the Rebels" "The Rebels Wonder where He is Going" "They Admit that he will Reach the Atlantic" "The War In Tennessee" "Heavy Skirmishing I... See More  

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671108

Sherman at Savannah...

Item #671108

December 22, 1864

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 this date: Dec. 22] "Sherman Preparing To Attack" "Rebel Accounts of His Operations" "The Railroads All Destroyed" "PORTER'S EXPEDITION" "The S... See More  

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672905

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

Item #672905

December 24, 1864

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 Bragg Thinks He Can Repel Any Attack" "THOMAS" "Particulars of Hood's Rout & Flight" and much more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.... See More  

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649267

Ornate masthead...

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

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666005

Capture of Fort Fisher...

Item #666005

January 20, 1865

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 of Fort Fisher" "From Mobile "Movements in Alabama--The Rebels Non-plussed--Probable Fall of Mobile" "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Canada" "Propo... See More  

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676627

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

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

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




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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672829

Did Edwin Booth kill the President? Reconstruction...

Item #672829

June 11, 1865

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 President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more

Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in th
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671381

Ten issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...

Item #671381

November 24, 1865

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 rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War.

Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps a bit... See More  

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649309

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

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

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672978

Jeff Davis, voting for African-Americans...

Item #672978

December 22, 1865

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" "The Constitutional Amendment" and more.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

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

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$60.00
649285

Tiny newspaper...

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

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669955

Very descriptive of Helena, Montana...

Item #669955

May 31, 1867

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 of the report concerns Helena, and even mentions in part: "...The reports were fabulous from 'Last Chance Gulch'. "Cayuse' stock and snow shoes were brought into requis... See More  

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672283

Fourteenth Amendment ratified by North Carolina...

Item #672283

July 13, 1868

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 the controversial Reconstruction amendments, particularly for many of the former Confederate states, which guaranteed citizenship to African-Americans, among other details. Included is the f... See More  

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649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

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

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$26.00
649290

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

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

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649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

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

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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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$40.00
649272

From the Oneida Community...

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

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662918

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 editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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672697

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

Item #672697

January 22, 1870

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 at Last in the Senate on the Virginia Question" "A Bill for Admission Passed by a Vote of 48 to 10" "Unconditional Admission of the State Denied" and more.

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676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

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

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672735

San Diego described...

Item #672735

December 29, 1870

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...Bradshaw Mines--Indian Affairs--The Pimos on a Scout Against the Apaches...".

Four pages, nice condition.

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672695

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

Item #672695

June 10, 1871

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 prints including: "A Creole Pedagogue" "The Landing Near Bonnet Carre" "A Deer-Chase on the Mississippi" and "A Submerged Plantation". A full page of scene... See More  

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649288

A Long Island whaling town...

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

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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$48.00
670923

Livingstone's exploration of Africa...

Item #670923

September 07, 1872

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 hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from him since.

So it is of no surprise that the Herald o... See More  

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674678

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

Item #674678

November 06, 1875

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 the: "TAYLOR & CO'S STEAM CRANE" and inside illustrations and content related to: "The Psycho Mystery", "Diving Bell and Grapnel", "Kafer and De... See More  

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676623

The Custer massacre...

Item #676623

July 13, 1876

AMERICAN STANDARD, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, July 13, 1876 



* Custer Massacre - Indians

* George Armstrong Custer

* Battle of Little Bighorn




Page 2 contains a very nice & lengthy account of the Custer Massacre, headed: "THE INDIAN WAR" "A Disastrous Defeat of Gen. Custer's Command by the Indians--Three Hundred & Fifteen Soldiers Kill
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677106

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

Item #677106

September 30, 1876

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 condition




This is a huge foldout print captioned: "The Centennial---Balloon View Of The Grounds" which gives a terrific overview of it and showing Philadelphia in the background.  ... See More  

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671162

Hydraulic locomotive...

Item #671162

February 10, 1877

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 paddlewheel-powered flume ride. A related front page article as well.

Inside the issue is "Guardiola's Sugar and Coffee Machinery" "Blaisdell's Upright Moulding Machine... See More  

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649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

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

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649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

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

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649271

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

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

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672827

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 Dakota Indian language, and the last page in English. In 1884 the editor decided to divide & separately publish the Dakota and English language material, titled separately "Iapi Oa... See More  

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674694

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

Item #674694

September 25, 1880

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 Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage&qu... See More  

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676097

Stellarton, Nova Scotia mine disaster....

Item #676097

November 13, 1880

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 advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A World Of Woe" "The Very Worst of Modern Mining Horrors" "Forty or More Workmen Perish in the Pit" "The Complete ... See More  

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649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

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

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649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

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

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646726

On the assassination of James Garfield...

Item #646726

July 04, 1881

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" "Each Contending for the Mastery at the President's Bedside" "Life, However, Still Trembling in the Balance" "The Utmost Care & Caution Displayed in Thei... See More  

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672694

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., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with advertisements for this store.

Four pages, 10 by 14 3/4 inches, min... See More  

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649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

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

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672984

Baseball champions...

Item #672984

May 16, 1885

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 portraits of twelve players from various baseball teams, including James O'Rourke, John Ward, Joseph Hornung, William Ewing, and others.

Among other prints in the issue are: "The Twelfth R... See More  

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674682

Early typewriter...

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

Item #674682

March 06, 1886

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 HARLEM RIVER AT 181ST STREET, NEW YORK CITY LOOKING SOUTH - FIRST PRIZE" and "DESIGN FOR HARLEM RIVER BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH-SECOND PRIZE". Quite displayable.

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677052

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

Item #677052

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887



* Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
 
The front page has a full-page illustration captioned: "Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India", with supporting text. The inside has: "H.M.S. Victoria", "The Great Mulhouse Universal Lathe", "Apparatus for Stu
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672524

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

Item #672524

April 23, 1888

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 page 6  is the poem titled: "TO-DAY OF THEE", signed in block type, WALT WHITMAN - this being the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive.... See More  

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670422

Much on the Jack the Ripper case...

Item #670422

October 02, 1888

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: "...Several murders of the most appalling nature have taken place in Whitechapel within the past two months...police are completely baffled. Bodies are found, dissected with some rude skill and m... See More  

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672981

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

Item #672981

August 31, 1889

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 page: "A Base-Ball Incident--Caught Between The Bases" which shows a player caught in a rundown.

Other good prints include a half page: "Gioca Di Bocci--Summer Afternoon Scen... See More  

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672913

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

Item #672913

November 18, 1890

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 capital city of Hawaii, and from when Hawaii was known as the Kingdom of Hawaii.

The front page features a rather large photo of: "The Government House, Honolulu". This is a quite hi... See More  

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676646

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

Item #676646

February 18, 1897

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.  George Roberts was the 1st vice-president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and, as a civil engineer, oversaw the building of Broad Street Station in Philadelphia.

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