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Paul Revere as President of the Board of Health...


February 15, 1800

Item #672553    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 15, 1800 * Paul Revere * Board of Health The top of the front page has a report from  the: "Board of Health" which is signed in type by its President:...

Adams signs three Acts of Congress...


November 01, 1800

Item #672721    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 1, 1800  * President John Adams * Three Acts of Congress The front page has three Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and ...

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...

Jefferson on selling land in D.C. to pay the debts...


January 26, 1802

Item #667411    NEW YORK EVENING POST, Jan. 26, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * Washington D.C. land sale Page 2 has an interesting letter to Congress from the President concerning the city of Washington...

A failed slave insurrection in Virginia...

Item #677880   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1802  Among the news reports near the back under "America" is a report which tells of a quelched slave revolt in Virginia which is related to th
...

Rebuilding Princeton University...


April 27, 1802

Item #666971    BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, April 27, 1802  * Burning of Nassau Hall, Princeton University Inside has a detailed appeal to various groups seeking financial contributions...

Three Acts of Congress, one providing support for the U.S. Navy...


March 31, 1803

Item #667508    NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 31, 1803  * Thomas Jefferson * Acts of Congress * United States Navy Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with 33 Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the Presid...

Thomas Jefferson on the situation in Europe...


May 04, 1803

Item #667415    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 4, 1803  The top of the front page has a letter from the President relating to America keeping out of the troubling affairs in Europe, signed in type: Thomas Jefferson. Fo...

Jefferson's inaugural address...


March 15, 1805

Item #667350    NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, March 15, 1805  * President Thomas Jefferson * Inauguration - inaugural address An historic issue as page 2 begins with: "Inaugural Speech" of Thomas Je...

Battle of Trafalgar... Death of Lord Nelson...


December 26, 1805

Item #674384   
BOSTON GAZETTE, December 26, 1805  * Battle of Trafalgar * Lord Horatio Nelson death * British Royal Navy Page 2 has nice & detailed reports on the Battle of Trafalgar, headed: &
...
$168.00

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...

Two front page Acts of Congress signed by Jefferson...


February 20, 1807

Item #668134    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 20, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson The first column of the front page is taken up with two Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the Presiden...

Jefferson's Proclamation requiring British ships to leave...


July 15, 1807

Item #667652    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, July 15, 1807 * President Thomas Jefferson Over a full column of the front page is taken up with: "A Proclamation" signed by the President: Th. Jefferson. ...

Much on Lewis & Clark & their exploration to the Pacific...


October 02, 1807

Item #678714    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition Page 3 has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, t...
$475.00

Jefferson acknowledges troops raised for the militia...


November 04, 1807

Item #668136    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1807  * President Thomas Jefferson Page 2 has a letter from the "Washington County Militia" or Pennsylvanian concerning troops raised f...

British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans...


March 15, 1808

Item #674021    THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 15, 1808  Page 2 contains an: "Extract of a Letter dated Fort Wayne" which concerns the British inciting the Indians to war against the Americans: ".....

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 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 ...

Horrid murders by Indians... War of 1812...


June 13, 1812

Item #671565    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 13, 1812  Several pages are taken up with correspondence & documents between the United States and England relating to the upcoming War of 1812. Several documents a...

General Smyth's failed effort to invade Canada...


December 18, 1812

Item #674223    THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 18, 1812  Inside reports include: "Gen. Smyth's Expedition", a letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur datelined from the "U.S. S. ...

Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...


December 19, 1812

Item #674444    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812  * USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over th...

The Indians declare war...


August 21, 1813

Item #672095    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 21, 1813  Inside has: "Indian Declaration of War" which is a: "...literal translation of the Declaration of War by the Six Nations Against the British in...

With the famous quote: "We have met the enemy and they are ours..."


October 05, 1813

Item #674972    THE WAR, New York, October 5, 1813  * Battle of Lake Erie * Oliver Hazard Perry This is a very interesting newspaper as it existed for one purpose: to report the news from the War of 1812. It b...
$225.00

Appalachicola, Florida... Slave or free?


September 14, 1816

Item #673060    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept.  14, 1816  Starting on the front page and continuing within is a great article describing  a banquet held in Paris to celebrate American Independence,...

Letter by Abigail Adams... Court martial of John Heath...


January 31, 1818

Item #664938    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 31, 1818  Page 3 has a letter signed in tpe by the wife of John Adams; Abigail Adams, in which she complains to the publisher of the newspaper about an article o...

The death of Queen Charlotte of England...

Item #673437    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1818  * The death of Queen Charlotte of England * 1st black royal (?) The first 3 pages report the death of the beloved Queen Charlotte of Englan...

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...


June 09, 1819

Item #674366    ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819  * Very rare & early deep South publication This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer. ...
$167.00

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...

Missouri Compromise... Mordecai Noah & his Jewish refuge island...


March 11, 1820

Item #678715    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 11, 1820  * Missouri Compromise * Maine and Missouri become states * Mordecai Manuel Noah... Grand Island... Jewish settlement The top of the fron...
$145.00

Celebrating the new Erie Canal...


October 10, 1825

Item #674367    BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 10, 1825 * Early Erie Canal * 1st boat - ship journey Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal,...

The United States to buy Texas from Mexico...


January 02, 1830

Item #681184    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830 * on the purchase of Texas from Mexico One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on t...

Injustice in the "trail of tears"...


August 11, 1830

Item #662584    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1830  * Southern Native Americans - Indians * Removal to lands West of Mississippi River The front page has a nearly full column article:...

Jackson's state-of-the-union address & the Indian Removal Act... The "Trail of Tears"...


December 15, 1830

Item #662625    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Dec. 15, 1830 * President Andrew Jackson * State of the Union Address * Indian Removal Act Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Present St...

President James Monroe dies on the 4th of July...


July 23, 1831

Item #673074    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831  * President James Monroe * 4th of July death An inside pg. has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" an...

The original Siamese Twins on display...


February 16, 1832

Item #666728    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 16, 1832  * Chang and Eng Bunker * Siamese twins Near the middle of page 2 is an advertisement for the: "Siamese Twins at Washington" wi...

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...

Daniel Webster on slavery...


June 27, 1833

Item #668165    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 27, 1833  The top of page 3 has: "Slavery In The United States" which is a state signed in type: Daniel Webster, in which he states his views on the...

Magazine in the Welsh language...


January 01, 1834

Item #673915   
SEREN GOMER, Carmarthen, Wales, Hydref, 1834  A quite uncommon magazine from Wales, totally in the Welsh language. Although commonly spoken in the 19th century, its use had diminished in the 20th centur
...

Victory at San Jacinto... The Goliad massacre...


May 28, 1836

Item #667211    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 28, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence * The Goliad massacre Pages 2 & 3 have a lengthy item on &...

Check from Cooperstown, 1837...

Item #674803    This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1837. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice en...

An imprisoned Santa Ana wants to negotiate with Andrew Jackson...


January 21, 1837

Item #671426    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 21, 1837  The back page features a lengthy letter signed by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana to President Andrew Jackson, in which he mentions his current imprisonmen...

It triggered the great Financial Panic of 1837...


May 13, 1837

Item #679106    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 13, 1837  * Panic of 1837 * Financial crisis The front page has a notable report: "Suspension of Specie Payments" which would be the trigger...

French language newspaper from New Orleans, nearly 20 years before the Civil War...


December 13, 1842

Item #668262    LE COURRIER DE LA LOUISIANE, New Orleans, Dec. 13, 1842  * Rare antebellum publication * 19 years prior to Civil War A large size newspaper which, save for some notices and advertisements, is t...

The Mexican War...


March 12, 1847

Item #666778    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C.,  March 12, 1847  Page 3 has reports on the Mexican War including: "War News" and a letter from New Orleans with some content on Santa Anna, an...

Early, detailed letter from San Diego...


April 24, 1847

Item #674513    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1847  Much reporting on the Mexican War, plus the front page has: "Late From California" which is a lengthy letter from San Diego reading more ...

Much reporting on the Mexican War...


August 28, 1847

Item #657824    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 28, 1847  Page 2 has over a full column headed: "The Annexation - A Letter From Gen. Sam. Houston" signed by him in type: Sam. Houston. Page...

Several reports from the Mexican War...


September 01, 1847

Item #657894    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept 1, 1847  Page 2 has: "The State of the War in Mexico--Constructing a Government". Page 3 includes: "Latest From Tampico" with report...

Salt Lake City to be the home of the Mormons...


November 13, 1847

Item #674387    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 13, 1847  * Salt Lake City, Utah - Mormonism * New home of the Mormons - settling Near the back is a notable article on the Mormons settling upon t...
$134.00

Abraham Lincoln... from small beginnings... when he was an unknown...


April 27, 1848

Item #679449    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 27, 1848  * Early in Abraham Lincoln's political career This newspaper contains on the front page reports from the: "House of Representati...

Very early report of the California gold rush...


September 30, 1848

Item #672636    THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT (Greensboro), North Carolina, Sept. 30, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page 3 contains a notable report, being the first report in this newspap...

Gold Rush of 1849, in an 1848 newspaper...


December 05, 1848

Item #673979    DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 5, 1848  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners California Gold Rush reports from 1848 are rather rare but we've found some through the year...

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 ...

A settler's hut in Australia...


March 17, 1849

Item #669905    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 17, 1849  Amongst the many interesting prints perhaps the best are the two commanding the back page, showing: "Settler's Hut, In Australia" and: &q...

The historic Fredericton Cathedral, New Brunswick...


April 28, 1849

Item #669906    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 28, 1849  Amongst the many interesting prints within perhaps the most notable is the print of: "Fredericton Cathedral, New Brunswick" which has a relat...

News from the gold fields in California... Death of President Polk...


June 23, 1849

Item #670929    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, June 23, 1849  * California Gold Rush * James K. Polk death Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Letter From The Diggings" with a dateline fr...

Death of President Polk, in a Washington newspaper...


June 23, 1849

Item #673988    THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 23, 1849  * James K. Polk death * Best title to be had ? All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the report which appears on pg. 3 headed: &quo...

Ship Pacific sued... Polk's funeral...


July 10, 1849

Item #674543    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 10, 1849  Page 3 has a report "Ship Pacific" concerning a law suit for an over-sold ship to California. Also pg. 2 has a report on the: "Funera...

Mauch Chunk, Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania)...


July 19, 1849

Item #673987    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1849  The first page carries a report "Fire at Mauch Chunk, (PA.)" (now known as Jim Thorpe. "We have received information of the occurrenc...

California items... Fight with Apache Indians...


September 21, 1849

Item #657710    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 21, 1849  Page 3 has nearly half a column headed: "California Items" which primarily discusses the cost of items and the troubles in maintain...

Good news from the California Gold Rush... The city of the Mormons...


October 03, 1849

Item #657709    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 3, 1849  * California gold rush - 49ers * Mormons at Salt Lake City Page 3 begins with a nearly half column article headed; "Sixteen Da...

Thoughts on the lust for gold...


November 16, 1849

Item #668227    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "The Love Of Gold" which is from London, & reflects upon the moral issues of the chase for gold. Bits inc...

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 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    (50) 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...
$112.00

"Adventures Among the Indians"...


February 09, 1850

Item #674026    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 9, 1850  The front page features a print of: "The Lost Sister of Wyoming - From Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians' " with a rel...

Print of two Indians on the front page...


February 23, 1850

Item #674690    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 23, 1850  The front page has a print: "An Indian Duel" which is from "Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians' " with a...

Working towards California joining the Union...


August 03, 1850

Item #674544    NEW-YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 3, 1850 * California statehood voting * Joining the Union close  Page five reports on: "The California Bill in the House" noting in part: "...After ...

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...

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 ...

Houdon's Statue of Washington... Barnum's paper...


February 26, 1853

Item #669881    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 26, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" thes...

Early views of Cincinnati, Nagasaki, and Little Falls, New York...


March 26, 1853

Item #669883    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 26, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". Th...

Print of hunting kangaroos...


July 30, 1853

Item #674025    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, July 30, 1853  The front page features a print of: "Hunting The Kangaroo In Australia" with a related article. Four pages, very large size, 3 folds, small h...

Two prints of early fine engines... Missions near San Antonio...


February 18, 1854

Item #673912    GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Feb. 18, 1854  This was one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time as the famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. Perhaps the best prints of of ear...

Great buffalo hunting print...


October 07, 1854

Item #673911    GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Oct. 7, 1854  A predecessor to Harper's Weekly and in a format very similar to what Harper's would have. Very ornate masthead, the front page has a very dramatic ...

Charge of the Light Brigade...


November 18, 1854

Item #674396    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 18, 1854  * Charge of the Light Brigade illustration * Battle of Balaclava - Crimean War The front page contains not only a nice article but a great illus...
$127.00

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...


December 15, 1854

Item #679668    FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, Dec. 15, 1854  * Extremely rare publication We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederi...
$7,250.00

Early view of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada...


January 12, 1856

Item #674520    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 12, 1856  There are several nice military-themed prints inside, but some of the better prints are; "The Hon. Sir Allan MacNab, Prime Minster of Canada" and ...

The troubles in Kansas...


April 30, 1856

Item #674140    BANNER OF LIBERTY, Middletown, New York, April 30, 1856  * Bleeding Kansas A great issue if only because of the very patriotic masthead, featuring an eagle with the US. flag in its talons. Insi...

Three beautiful color prints, one a doublepage of a ship...


July 26, 1856

Item #668542    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, July 26, 1856  The prime feature would be the 3 color prints in the Supplement. More typically such prints have been removed. The most dramatic & displayable is a ...

Early baseball reports in a sporting newspaper...


November 01, 1856

Item #674145    PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Nov. 1, 1856  This was primarily a shorts themed newspaper, with a sports themed masthead. Inside has: "Base Ball" with some detail on recent baseball ...

Nice wine making print...


November 22, 1856

Item #668537    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 22, 1856 * Great wine making illustration The large double page centerfold print is captioned: "The Vintage In France" which is a great wine-theme...

One of the earliest baseball illustrations to appear in any periodical...


December 27, 1856

Item #674737    PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 27, 1856  This issue of this once popular sporting journal features one of the earliest baseball illustrations to appear in a periodical. This simple illustrat...
$920.00

One of the earliest baseball illustrations to appear in any periodical...


December 27, 1856

Item #674736    PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Dec. 27, 1856  This issue of this once popular sporting journal features one of the earliest baseball illustrations to appear in a periodical. This simple illustrat...
$955.00
Item #636876    (6) HARPER'S WEEKLY -- the first year: 1857 A lot of 6 issues but all in '2nd rate' condition. Very few illustrations from this initial year.

President Buchanan's cabinet...


April 11, 1857

Item #172038    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1857  Nice full page shows: 'The Cabinet' of President Buchanan, with displayable portraits of the seven men, with an accompanying article. Also within ar...
$32.00

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$17.00

Baseball reporting from before the Civil War...


September 26, 1857

Item #674751    PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Sept. 26, 1857  This newspaper was focused on sports and entertainment, with a wealth of both inside. Included is: "Base Ball" which has box scores a...

The first of the Lincoln Douglas debates...


August 27, 1858

Item #675972   
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, August 27, 1858  * Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas * The Great Debates of 1858 (first one) We find that reports on the now-famous Lincoln Douglas deb
...
$930.00

Burning of the Quarantine Hospital.... The slave ship Echo...


September 03, 1858

Item #674545    THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858  The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectio...

Capture of the slave ship "Brothers"... California gold... Indian Wars...


November 15, 1858

Item #678328    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 15, 1858  The 1st column of page two has: "Arrival of Another Captured Slaver at Charleston", which tells of the capture of the slave ship 'Brothers". Another r...

A sporting-themed newspaper...


February 19, 1859

Item #674135    NEW YORK CLIPPER, Feb. 19, 1859  The masthead has a sporting theme, showing cricket, boxing, horse racing, & sailing. The ftpg. features a print: "The Returned Californian" which related to...

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


June 11, 1859

Item #674721    GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 11, 1859  The front page has illustration of: "Victor Emmanuel, King of Sardinia" and a nice print: "View Of A Fleet of United States M...

From the state of Chihuahua, Mexico...


January 03, 1860

Item #674375    LA COALICION, the date translating to: "Tuesday, January 3, 1860". The full title translating to: "The Coalition -Official Newspaper of the Government of the State of Chihuahua" which is a n...

The famous Heenan and Sayers boxing match...


May 12, 1860

Item #674386    NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 12, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous & 1st World championship boxing The front page is mostly taken up with 5 prints concerning the famous Heena...

The Japanese ambassadors' visit the President & the nation's capital...


May 26, 1860

Item #674369    NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 26, 1860  Most of the many prints in this issue are on the visit of the Japanese ambassadors to the nation's Capital. Included are two doublepage prints. Sixteen pages,...

Fourth of July...


July 14, 1860

Item #172380    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, NY, July 14, 1860  Nice ftpg. illustration: "Diagram of the Eclipse of the Sun on July 18, 1860" plus text. Nice fullpg: "Uniforms of the 7th Regiment N.Y. Sta...
$32.00

Second rate also available for:

$17.00

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 ...

Little girl admonishes Lincoln to let his whiskers grow...


February 17, 1861

Item #674339    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 17, 1861  * President-elect Abraham Lincoln * Grace Bedell encourages him to grow a beard Page 5 has the actual reporting of the famous story of the little girl who told A...
$205.00

The New York Fire Zouaves...


May 25, 1861

Item #172470    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 25, 1861  The full front page is a dramatic print: 'Willard's Hotel, Washington, Saved by the N.Y. Fire Zouaves' showing fireman battling the blaze. Other p...
$74.00

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$38.00

Civil War map of Western Kentucky...


December 19, 1861

Item #674201    NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 19, 1861  A displayable issue as nearly half of of the front page is taken up with a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE MILITARY POSITIONS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY.&...

Winslow Homer centerfold...


December 21, 1861

Item #172530    HARPER'S WEEKLY Dec. 21, 1861 The entire front page is taken up with seven: "Scenes Among The Beaufort Contrabands" showing slaves, one labeled "Uncle Tom". The prime print in this iss...
$72.00

Second rate also available for:

$37.00

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
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$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...

Civil War map includes Gettysburg, & much more...


January 27, 1862

Item #674200    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1862  * Southern Pennsylvania, Northern Maryland map The front page features a rather large Civil War map headed: "Operations On The Baltimore And Ohio Railroad&quo...

Front page Civil War map...


February 02, 1862

Item #674122    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "The Rebel Position On The Tennessee and Cumberland." with further details. There are also nice one column war-related heads...

Clarksville Tennessee... Fort Donelson...


February 20, 1862

Item #678129   

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1862

* Clarksville, Tennessee * Fort Donelson This issue includes the following front page headlines: "THE FORT DONELSON VICTORY", "Upward of Si
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Stay home unless you plan to join... Generalisimo Lincoln...


March 26, 1862

Item #674719    DAILY DISPATCH, Virginia, March 26, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * General Abraham Lincoln The front page includes: "Notes On The War" which includes a General Order from Gen...

Two Civil War maps...


April 03, 1862

Item #674199    NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1862  Page 3 has a Civil War map headed: "Movements of Major General Banks - Occupation of Woodstock, Virginia- Fight at Stony Creek". Among the page 3 column heads on...

Civil War map of the Corinth vicinity...


April 06, 1862

Item #674198    NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1862  The front page has a one column map showing the Corinth, Mississippi vicinity. Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Situation Of Corinth, Miss.&qu...

Large front page, Civil War era map of Richmond....


June 27, 1862

Item #679357    NEW YORK HERALD, June 27, 1862  * Richmond, Virginia Map * Battle of Oak Grove * General George McClellan The front page features a large map with a quite large heading: "THE DEFENCES OF...

News from this Confederate stronghold...


August 02, 1862

Item #674066    THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Aug. 2, 1862 * From the origin of the Civil War Among the reports in this Confederate newspaper are: "News From the North - From Pope's Army - The Yank...

Civil War related print on the front page...


August 02, 1862

Item #670026    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 2, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print. Thi...

Civil War related print on the front page...


August 16, 1862

Item #670025    THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 16, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page occasionally featured a Harper's Weekly-like Civil War print. Th...

The Emancipation Proclamation...


September 23, 1862

Item #679150    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1862  * Emancipation Proclamation * President Abraham Lincoln Page 4 contains the full texts of the Emancipation Proclamation, perhaps the most significant...
$950.00

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...

Civil War era illustrated issues...

Item #636873    (5) HARPER'S WEEKLY  A Civil War era lot of 5 issues in very good condition.  This lot offers an excellent illustrated and textual view of this critical period in American history, at a significan...
$148.00

The battle for Charleston...


April 09, 1863

Item #674063    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 9, 1863  * From the capital of the Confederacy * First Battle of Charleston Harbor The front page includes: "The Situation In The West" "...

The attack upon Charleston...


April 11, 1863

Item #674718    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 11, 1863  * First Battle of Charleston Harbor * Rare Confederate publication The front page includes: "A Word of Justice" "Further From C...

Closing in on Vicksburg... Battle of Port Gibson...


May 23, 1863

Item #674062    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 23, 1863   * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports: "From Jackson" "From Mississippi--A Fight on Saturday--Burning of ...

Document signed by Jeff Davis...Capture of Yazoo City...


July 22, 1863

Item #674082    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1863  * John Morgan's raid ending * Yazoo City & Jackson, Mississippi * Post Gettysburg Robert E. Lee Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: &...

Abraham Lincoln on the draft...


August 12, 1863

Item #674123    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 12, 1863  The top of the first column has: "President Lincoln On The Draft" "Retaliation for Abuse of Colored Troops" which has his letter signed in type: A. Linc...

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...


August 15, 1863

Item #674524    THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863  * Rare Confederate publication Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the...
$165.00

The Siege of Charleston...


October 10, 1863

Item #172718    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 10, 1863  The full front page is a nice portrait of: "Major-General George H. Thomas, the Hero of Chickamauga". Inside has a full page: "The Siege of C...
$48.00

Second rate also available for:

$25.00

Much reporting on the Civil War...


October 10, 1863

Item #674134    THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Chattanooga" "The Attack from Lookout Mountain..." "Bursting of the Enemy'...

Robert E. Lee is leaving Bull Run...


October 20, 1863

Item #674133    THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 20, 1863  * Robert E. Lee's Southern retreat Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are; "Lee's Army Withdrawn from Bull Run" "No Move...

Robert E. Lee's report...


November 10, 1863

Item #674185    THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia"...

The Gettysburg Address on the front page...


November 20, 1863

Item #674328    NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 20, 1863  * President Abraham Lincoln * Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil W...
$6,575.00

The Civil War in Texas...


December 14, 1863

Item #674184    THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: The Richmond Prisoners" "Rebel Authorities Refuse to Receive Further Supplies" "Active Operat...

Rebels score a victory in Western Virginia...


January 08, 1864

Item #674190    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 8, 1864  * Battle of Jonesville, Virginia * "The Frozen Fight" - Lee County Among the front page column heads on the Civil War include: "Rebel Victory In W...

The Civil War near Knoxville...


January 30, 1864

Item #674129    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1864  * Battle of Fair Garden - Tennessee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Fighting Near Knoxville" "The Enemy Worsted" &qu...

Civil War map of Western Virginia... Lincoln Proclamation...


February 01, 1864

Item #674132    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln draft proclamation * Williamsport WV - Strawberry Plains TN The front page features a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE FIGHTIN...

Latest reports from the Civil War...


February 06, 1864

Item #674192    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Butler's Dept." "The Siege of Newbern Raised" "Retreat of the Rebels to Kinst...

Civil War map on the front page...


February 07, 1864

Item #674197    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1864  The front page features a map headed: "The Smithfield and Ben's Church Affair". Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Attempt Ca...

The Civil War at Cumberland Gap...


February 08, 1864

Item #674194    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance In East Tennessee" "Attempt to Capture Cumberland Gap" "Three Days' S...

Closing in on Richmond...


February 09, 1864

Item #674125    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of th...

Closing in on Richmond...


February 09, 1864

Item #674209    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of th...

Civil War reports from Chattanooga...


March 21, 1864

Item #674187    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 21, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM CHATTANOOGA" "The Rebels in Large Force" "Gen. Sherman's Army Gone Down the Miss...

Civil War reports from this Confederate stronghold... Lincoln re-nominated...


June 13, 1864

Item #674720    THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1864  * Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War A wealth of Civil War reporting from this Confederate stronghold with column heads inclu...

Commenting on the Battle of Cold Harbor...


June 18, 1864

Item #666364    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New York, June 18, 1864  * Battle of Cold Harbor - Virginia * Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regul...

Was U.S. Grant killed?


July 23, 1864

Item #671833   
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 23, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are:  "The Great Contest: General Sherman's Operations" "Life In Kentucky--Guerrillas & Ot
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Fremont and Cochrane drop out... Battle Fisher's Hill, Virginia...


September 23, 1864

Item #679178    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 23, 1864  * Fremont and Cochrane Retire * Battle of Fisher's Hill - Strasburg, Virginia * General Philip Sheridan The front page has the heading: "THE PRE...
$125.00

Confederate newspaper with a wealth of war reporting...


November 09, 1864

Item #668802    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Nov. 9, 1864  * Rare Confederate publication * Nearing the end of the Civil War A rather rare title and great that it includes the word &l...
$127.00

Sherman marching through Georgia...


November 23, 1864

Item #674531    THE DAILY PROGRESS, Raleigh, North Carolina, Nov. 24, 1864  * General William T. Sherman  * March to the sea - Georgia * In a rare Confederate title Raleigh was one of the last major cit...
$167.00

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...

Civil War events near Wilmington, North Carolina...


January 25, 1865

Item #674195    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 25, 1865  * Second Battle of Fort Fisher victory * New Hanover County, North Carolina Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "WILMINGTON" "...

Great map of South Carolina...


February 15, 1865

Item #674182    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 15, 1865  * General William T. Sherman * Columbia, South Carolina & more * Final months of the Civil War The prime feature of this issue is the great & large fro...

This magazine is not recorded in "History of American Magazines"...


March 01, 1865

Item #678703    THE SOLDIER'S CASKET, Philadelphia, March, 1865  * Very rare title This is the volume 1, number 3 issue of a title which lasted but 12 issues, January thru December, 1865. There is no record ...
$185.00

William T. Sherman... Negro enlistments bill...


March 12, 1865

Item #674191    NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1865  * Negro Enlistments Bill * Columbia South Carolina SC * William T. Sherman Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "TH...

Celebrating Civil War victories...


March 25, 1865

Item #172870    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 25, 1865  The front page has a portrait of: "Hon. Hugh McCullough, Secretary of the Treasury". Prints inside include: "The Triumph in New York--Glimpses ...
$44.00

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$23.00

Early article on croquet...


May 20, 1865

Item #669801    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1865  Inside has the earliest article on the game of croquet we have offered, headed: "The Game of Croquet" with much detail, taking over half a column. S...

"When Johnny comes marching home..."


May 25, 1865

Item #674189    NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1865 * When Johnny Comes Marching Home * Civil War soldiers welcome home The first column has a nice stack of column heads on a parade of returning soldiers headed: "TH...

The end of the Civil War will transform the country...


June 24, 1865

Item #669799    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1865  Inside has an interesting editorial headed: "The War Ended" which includes in part: "Few people realize the inestimable blessings they possess i...

Players returning from the war strengthen "the national game"...


June 29, 1865

Item #674512    NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1865 * Civil War soldiers returning to baseball The back page has: "Base Ball A Grand Match At Hoboken--The Mutual Club In The Field--The Second Contest For The Champion...

1865 baseball game with box scores... Gothams vs. Mutuals...


July 12, 1865

Item #679217    THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1865  On the bkpg. under "Out-Door Sports" is a summary of a game between the Gothams and Mutuals which states in part: "It was anything but the fine game...expe...

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


August 26, 1865

Item #674738    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  The top of page 4 has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the ...
$155.00

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


August 26, 1865

Item #674743    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865  The top of page 4 has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the ...
$186.00

The Henry Wirz prison warden trial...


September 03, 1865

Item #674028    NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1865 * Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter * Captain Henry Wirz trial - Georgia The ftpg. has reports concerning the trial of Henry Wirz, the warden of the infamous Andersonv...

Trial of Capt. Wirz for the Andersonville Prison horrors...


September 09, 1865

Item #674671    NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 9, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz The front page has: "Trial Of Capt. Wirz" "He Petitions the Court to be Allowed Spiritual Advisers" ...

Trial of Henry Wirz of the Andersonville prison camp...


November 09, 1865

Item #674142    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1865  * Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz * Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia The top of the front page has nice heads on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "d...

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

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

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

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

From the town where the Confederacy began and ended...


February 02, 1866

Item #674734    THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 2, 1866  * Rare post-Confederate publication An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War. Abbeville has the unique ...

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...

Progress on the transcontinental railroad... Issues with the Sioux Indians...


April 26, 1867

Item #669918    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 26, 1867   Page 3 has: "Pacific Railroad--Indian Council" which reports on the progress of this historic transcontinental railroad project. Also t...

Daniel Webster's letters... "Defender of the Constitution"......

Item #679332    HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, Aug., 1867  The prime feature of this issue is likely the 5 1/2 pages dedicated to the: "PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE OF DANIEL WEBSTER", which includes exc...

New York City Fire Department...


September 14, 1867

Item #671238   
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 14, 1867  Inside has a 1/3 page illustration of: "The Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine, No. 1., Employed by the New York Fire Department" with an ac
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Huge print on the impeachment of Andrew Johnson...


March 23, 1868

Item #674017   
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRITRE ZEITUNG, New York, 1868  This is a huge, four page foldout centerfold with an expansive view of te impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson. This was in the German la
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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 ...

Very early bicycle prints...


June 12, 1869

Item #671197    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York June 12, 1869  The front page has a very nice & curious print captioned: "Sturdy and Young's Circular Velocipede" with a related front page article titled: &...

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

Item #649290    (5) 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    (50) 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 follow...

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...

Nice collection of Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #636875    (7) HARPER'S WEEKLY lot of 7 issues of the 1870's-1880's each with a full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, and other Nast or non-Nast prints inside. A blend of 1st rate and better than 2nd ...

Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...


February 06, 1870

Item #673567    NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1870 * Historic 1st female Wall Street brokerage opens * Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin sisters * "The Bewitching Brokers" shatters tradition The top of ...
$355.00

Lengthy and revealing article on the Mormons...


February 07, 1870

Item #674049    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1870  * Mormons - Mormonism * Church of Zion - Godbeites * Latter-day Saints Page 11 has first column heads: "MORMONISM" "Progress Of the 'New Chu...
$127.00

Two eye-witness accounts of the Great Chicago Fire...


October 29, 1871

Item #674672    SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 29, 1871  * The great Chicago fire * Accounts by eyewitnesses The top of the middle column has: "LETTER FROM CHICAGO" "Desciption of the F...

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...

Among the Mormons: Lawyers and polygamy...


February 05, 1872

Item #674695    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 5, 1872  * Mormons - Mormonism & polygamy * Acting Governor Stephen Allison Mann Page 7 has: "Utah Territory" "Acting Governor's Message - Lawyers ...

Resolutions from the National Colored Convention...


April 16, 1872

Item #674047    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 16, 1872  * National colored convention Page 5 has over half a column taken up with report from the: "National Colored Convention" "The Resolutions--A Just ...

Woodhull & Claflin... The Ku Klux Klan...


November 05, 1872

Item #673925    NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 1872   The front page has: "The Ku Klux" "Greeley's Friends at Work in Kentucky--They Hang a Man, His Wife, and Daughter to the Same Tree". Page 2 has...

Nice Uncle Sam political cartoon... Lighthouses...


May 14, 1875

Item #674045    THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 14, 1875  The entire front page is a large political cartoon: "Uncle Sam's Sensible View Of Wars And rumors Of War" showing him whittling and watching. Page...

Visit of the Sioux Indian chiefs...


June 14, 1875

Item #674677    THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 14, 1875  The full ftpg. has a patriotic political cartoon featuring Uncle Sam & Miss Liberty as well as the bald eagle: "A Sad Case of Constitutional Coat" ...

Red Bluff, California....


March 18, 1876

Item #674526    THE DAILY PEOPLE'S CAUSE, Red Bluff, California, March 18, 1876  * Rare old West publication An interesting title from Northern California. Quite scarce as well, as we only have 3 issues. Var...

Rare issue from Weaverville, California...


May 20, 1876

Item #679173    WEEKLY TRINITY JOURNAL, Weaverville, California, May 20, 1876  A rare issue from this Northern California town and uncommon to find from the 19th century. The Weekly Trinity Journal gives an inside peek to...

Inventions and vintage ads... Steam Fire Engines...


October 14, 1876

Item #678126    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 14, 1876  The front page has: THE CENTENNIAL - TRAIL OF STEAM FIRE ENGINES. Additionally, the issue has many of the latest inventions of the day including:  POCK...

Tobacco Leaf Stringer.... Fish Hooks...


October 28, 1876

Item #678124    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1876  The front page of this issue has images and content for: TOBACCO LEAF STRINGER and MAIN'S MILLING ATTACHMENT FOR LATHES.  Additionally, the insid...

Glass making... Centennial Exhibition...


November 11, 1876

Item #678125    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 11, 1876   The front page has several images and details concerning "GLASS MAKING AT THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION". Additionally, there is coverage for the l...

John D. Lee & the Mountain Meadow Massacre: a pair of issues...


March 23, 1877

Item #674532    BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, a pair of issues dated March 23 and 24, 1877  * John D. Lee execution * Mountain Meadows Massacre The March 23 issue has a small, inconspicuous item near th...

Celebrating the 4th of July...


July 14, 1877

Item #174156    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 14, 1877  The full ftpg. is a cartoon by Thmas Nast showing the Sphinx, captioned: "British Interests". Inside has a fullpg: 'Scene On a New York Dock--Ste...
$34.00

Second rate also available for:

$18.00

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...

From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...


September 20, 1879

Item #674525    AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879  * Rare old West publication Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon i...

The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...


November 26, 1879

Item #674529    THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related...

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...
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