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Adams signs two Acts of Congress... Stirring letter by Patrick Henry...


November 05, 1800

Item #672720    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 5, 1800  * John Adams & Thomas Jefferson * re. the death of Patrick Henry The front page has two Acts of Congress each signed in script type by the Presiden...

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 is honored by National Institute of France...


April 03, 1803

Item #667347    NEW YORK HERALD, April 2, 1803  * Thomas Jefferson * Institut de France Page 3 has an address from President Thomas Jefferson to the National Institute of France in which he humbly accepts the ...

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...

Why they failed to return with the Mandan Indian chief...


November 29, 1807

Item #668137    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1807  Page 3 has close to 3 columns taken up with: "Extract of a Letter from Nathaniel Pryor to General Clarke, Indian Agent, dated St. Louis, 16th O...

An engraving of an Embargo political cartoon...


September 10, 1808

Item #667353    NEW YORK EVENING POST, Sept. 10, 1808  Page 3 begins with a little political cartoon titled: "A Good Story Twice Told: or, the Allegorical Snake" which concerns the controversy over the Embargo. ...

Jefferson's last state-of-the-union address...


November 15, 1808

Item #667348    THE REPERTORY, Boston, Nov. 15, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * Last State of the Union Address Close to half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" which is J...

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 ...

Military career of Henry Dearborn... Early on wine...


May 16, 1812

Item #679685    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812  Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the No...

Reports from the War of 1812...


January 23, 1813

Item #680320    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 23, 1813  Among the reports re: "American Ingenuity" "American Gallantry" "the Heroes of King's Mountain" from the Revolutionary War b...

Much on Commodore Rodgers' cruise...


March 07, 1814

Item #674871    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 7, 1814  Over a full column of the ftpg. & a bit of page 2 are taken up with: "Rodgers's Cruise" being Commodore John Rodgers' report of his recen...

On Wellington and Buonaparte... The Peacock and Hornet...


August 26, 1815

Item #664911    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 26, 1815  Page 2 is mostly taken up with: "War Events: Copy of a Letter from Captain Biddle to Commodore Decatur" dated on board the Hornet being his r...

James Monroe leads in the election... Navy seeks a depot in the Chesapeake...


February 15, 1817

Item #673062    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 15, 1817  Featured is a chart showing that James Monroe is in the lead for Presidency of the United States. Another report has much detail on: "Cleopatra...

Letters of a signer of the Declaration...


July 12, 1817

Item #680238    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817  * Thomas McKean * signer of the Declaration of Independence The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean"...

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...

Death by duel of naval hero Stephen Decatur...


March 25, 1820

Item #681217    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820   * Stephen Decatur killed (1st report) * United States Navy commodore * Duel vs. James Barron The ftpg. has an article with small head: ...

The Presidential election... American Indians: Choctaw, Osage, Creeks...


December 04, 1824

Item #672083    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 4, 1824  Among the articles are: "Presidential Election" which has a chart showing states and votes for each, plus another report of the Alabama votes ...

Benito de Soto, the pirate...


July 21, 1830

Item #662329    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, July 21, 1830  * Pirate Benito de Soto The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are consumed  by an article on: "Benito De Soto, The Pira...

Focused on health issues before the Civil War...


October 12, 1831

Item #674789    THE JOURNAL OF HEALTH, "Conducted by an Association of Physicians" as printed  in the masthead, Philadelphia, Oct. 12, 1831  Among the articles; "Death Produced by the Fear of Dying&quo...

The Trail of Tears...


December 22, 1831

Item #666722    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 22, 1831  * Trail of Tears * Native Americans The ftpg. has a bit concerning the Trail of Tears with a small head: "The Emigrating Indians&qu...

Last signer of the Declaration of Independence dies... Jackson re-elected...


November 17, 1832

Item #680468    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 17, 1832  The front page has a lengthy editorial which begins: "The presidential election has so far proceeded as to render the result certain, that ...

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...

Andy Jackson is elected President, in a Washington, D.C., newspaper...


February 14, 1833

Item #668142    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 14, 1833  * President Andrew Jackson election Page 3 has a notable report on the results of the: "Presidential Election" noting in part: &...

Abolishment of slavery, and the backlash from Jamaica...


June 15, 1833

Item #667090    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1833  has over half a page headed: "Slavery in the British West Indies" which reports on the: "...deputation in favor off the immediate emanci...

Battle at San Antonio, Texas...


January 09, 1836

Item #667239    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1836  The front page has a report headed: "The latest news from Texas, received by way of New Orleans, says:---" with the text reading in part: &quo...

Battle at San Antonio, Texas...


January 09, 1836

Item #667240    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 9, 1836  The front page has a report headed: "The latest news from Texas, received by way of New Orleans, says:---" with the text reading in part: &quo...

Details on the murder of abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy...


November 25, 1837

Item #671424    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Nov. 25, 1837  * Elijah Parish Lovejoy murder * Alton IL Illinois mob attack * Anti-slavery abolitionist Pages 4 & 5 contain details on the ...

Sam Houston's 'call to arms' against Mexico...


April 02, 1842

Item #680321    NILES'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, April 2, 1842  * Samuel Houston call to arms - Texas citizens * Post Texas Revolution - Pre Mexican-American War Inside has: "President Houston...

Much on the Mexican War...


February 26, 1847

Item #666738    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 26, 1847  Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the Mexican War, with items headed: "An Important 'Sign' " "Important N...

Latest news from the Mexican War...


September 11, 1847

Item #657895    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 11, 1847  Page 3 contains several items relating to the Mexican War including:  "North Carolina Volunteers" "The Present Aspect of ...

Warsaw Jews given additional rights...


November 09, 1848

Item #675018    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 9, 1848  * Jewish - Jews - Judaica The bottom of the ftpg. has a small article: "The Jews In Favor" noting in part: "...accords some ...

Chasing after California gold in 1848...


December 09, 1848

Item #679450    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848  * California gold rush fever The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold re...

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 ...

Trouble with the Indians near Santa Fe...


October 02, 1849

Item #668211    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1849 Page 3 has some early reports headed: "From Santa Fe" which includes in part: "...reports trade at Santa Fe generally dull. Two Americ...

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

Item #649231    (50) 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, cl...

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

March of the Sioux Indians...


March 02, 1850

Item #675052    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 2, 1850  The top of the front page features a nice print of: "March Of The Sioux. From Frost's 'Thrilling Adventures Among the Indians" which ha...

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 ...

First mention of skiing in an American newspaper? Barnum's paper...


March 19, 1853

Item #669882    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, March 19, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". Th...
$125.00

Judge resigns over frustrations with the Mormons...


May 05, 1857

Item #675040    THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, May 5, 1857 * Uncommon publication Page 2 has: "Affairs in Utah" taking one-third of a column, detailing the 6 (quite biased) reasons why one of the justices of...

Charles Dickens and his marital status...


August 16, 1858

Item #675001    NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1858  Page four has a small article pertaining to Charles Dickens: "Mr. Charles Dickens appears to us in the light of a gentleman badly in need of good advice... has r...

Trip to California... Salt Lake City to receive telegraph...


October 14, 1858

Item #678322    NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858  The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of Wa...

Trip to California... Reports from The Overland Mail...


October 24, 1858

Item #678323    NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858  The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The art...

Mormon Festival in Williamsburg, New York... California gold...


November 08, 1858

Item #678324    THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 8, 1858  The front page has: "MORMON FESTIVAL IN WILLIAMSBURG", followed by several paragraphs providing details of the festival which make reference to the singing ...

Uncommon Kit Carson mention...


November 13, 1858

Item #674825   
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 13, 1858  * Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians Page 4 has: "News from New Mexico" with a brief report stating in part: "...Kit Carson had passed thro
...

CHESS: Paul Morphy, Harry Staunton, and more...


November 16, 1858

Item #678329    THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1858  The last column on the front page has: "THE GREAT CHESS TOURNAMENT IN EUROPE", which provides more than 2 1/2 columns regarding Paul Morphy's travel to Eur...
$125.00

Annual Message... President James Buchanan...


December 07, 1858

Item #678326   

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 7, 1858.   * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address * Much regarding slavery, the slave states, Kansas, etc. The first column of the front pag

...

Much on John Brown's invasion of Harper's Ferry...


November 21, 1859

Item #675220    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1859  * John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry Inside pages have column heads including: "John Browns Invasion--More Tribulation" taking nearly 2 c...

Prince of Wales' visit to Canada... Honors to boxer John Heenan...


August 25, 1860

Item #675098    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 25, 1860  The full front page is a print of: "Sir Edmund W. Head, Governor-General of Canada". Additionally, inside has 5 prints relating to the vis...

Three double page prints, one circus-related...


October 20, 1860

Item #676065    NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 20, 1860  There are 3 fine double page prints in this issue including: "The Brothers Hanlon, The Bold Gymnasts and Acrobats..." which has 9 prints of their acrobat...

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 ...

Abraham Lincoln's incoming administration... 1861...


February 01, 1861

Item #680419    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 1, 1861  * Abraham Lincoln about to change America The front page has some column heads on the upcoming Civil War including: "The Surrender of Fort Sumter to be Demande...

Much on Lincoln, his new administration, his inauguration, etc...


March 06, 1861

Item #670348    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln inauguration * New administration takes over * Pre-Civil War tensions escalate A wealth of fine content on Lincoln & his new administra...

From Confederate New Orleans...


May 29, 1861

Item #672425    THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, May 29, 1861  * Rare Confederate title * From the deep South Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered ...

Wealth of Civil War prints...


June 22, 1861

Item #172478    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 22, 1861  The front page shows: "Wm. Russell, Correspondent of the London Times ". Inside has a satirical print of both sides of the: "Designs for A New C...
$66.00

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$34.00

1861 Map of the Virginia & North Carolina coast...


September 05, 1861

Item #680593    THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1861  * Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Sea Coast of Virginia And North Carolina" showing from N...

The Confederate title from Louisville, Kentucky...


September 07, 1861

Item #675166    LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861  * Rare pro-Confederate title * 1st year of the Civil War Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as...

Our premier Civil War lot...

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

A Charles Dickens publication...

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

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

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

Rebel army is demoralized...


January 04, 1862

Item #675159    NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 4, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Port Royal & Tybee" "Preparations for a New Attack Upon the Rebels" "Important From ...

Map shows the Cumberland River...


January 09, 1862

Item #675028    NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 9, 1862  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Rebel General Zollicoffer's Position On the Cumberland River.", plus several columns have war-related heads...

Fighting in Kentucky: map of Bowling Green...


February 16, 1862

Item #675151    NEW YORK HERALD, Feb . 16, 1862  * Bowling Green, Kentucky map The front page is dominated by a very large Civil War map headed: "THE EVACUATION OF BOWLING GREEN". Ftpg. column heads ...

Map of rebel locations on the Mississippi River...


March 02, 1862

Item #680628    THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1862  * New Madrid, Missouri  * Hickman, Kentucky  The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The New Rebel Location on the Mississippi" a...

Monitor versus the Merrimac...


March 11, 1862

Item #675004    NEW-YORK TIMES, March 11, 1862  * Battle of Hampton Roads * Monitor vs. Merrimack * Historic Civil War naval battle Back page heads report the famous naval battle at Hampton Roads, Virginia, ...
$132.00

Rare mention of Kit Carson in the Civil War...


March 14, 1862

Item #675157    NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1862  * Battle of Valverde - New Mexico * Rare Kit Carson mention The front page has much reporting on the Civil War including one column heads: "The "Advanc...

Civil War map of Grand Junction, Tennessee...


May 03, 1862

Item #675005    NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1862  * Grand Junction, Tennessee * Siege of Fort Macon ends * Baton Rouge, Louisiana The front page features a Civil War map headed: "Probable Retreat of Beaureg...

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...


May 15, 1862

Item #675016    NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862  * Peninsula Campaign - Virginia * Richmond & Petersburg VA Map * General George B. McClellan The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map...

Civil War map of Richmond, Petersburg & vicinity...


May 15, 1862

Item #675017    NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1862  * Peninsula Campaign - Virginia * Richmond & Petersburg VA Map * General George B. McClellan The front page features a nice & very detailed Civil War map...

Battle of Seven Pines, in a Confederate newspaper...


June 13, 1862

Item #674944    THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, June 13, 1862  * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks * From the origin of the Civil War From this stronghold of the Confederacy. War-related reports includ...

Civil War map of the battle of Fair Oaks, or Seven Pines...


June 13, 1862

Item #675009    NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1862  * Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks map * Battle of Cross Keys - Virginia The front page is dominated by a nice close-up Civil War map headed: "Plan Of The B...

Daring movements by Stonewall Jackson...


July 25, 1862

Item #674979    DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 25, 1862  * From the capital of the Confederacy Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The War On Women" "Morgan's Movemen...

War reports from the Confederate capital...


August 09, 1862

Item #674978    DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 9, 1862  Among the Civil War reports on the front page are: "The Affair at Malvern Hill" "Destruction of the Arkansas" "A Bold Protest from...

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...


August 25, 1862

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

The rebels near Martinsburg...


October 02, 1862

Item #675153   

NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 2, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC" "The Rebels Found Near Shepherdsville" "They are Pursued to M

...

Abraham Lincoln visits Harpers Ferry...


October 06, 1862

Item #675164    NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862  * Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi * Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland * Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan Among the front page  col...

Jacksonville, Florida, captured by the Yankees...


October 07, 1862

Item #618269    DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, Oct. 7, 1862  * Very rare Confederate publication * Jacksonville, Florida captured Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Colu...
$129.00

The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...


October 27, 1862

Item #675162   
NEW YORK TIMES Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge A
...

The Civil War in Pea Ridge, Arkansas...


October 27, 1862

Item #675161   
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST" "Another Great Victory in Arkansas" "The Vicinity of Pea Ridge
...

Battle of Corinth...


November 05, 1862

Item #666534    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 5, 1862  * Rare pro-Confederate publication From the midst of the Civil War, some of the articles are headed: "The Mississippi" "Greeley on Amalgam...

The Civil War in Virginia...


November 28, 1862

Item #675160    NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862  Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the ...

Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

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

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

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

Good front page reporting...


March 07, 1863

Item #675148    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 7, 1863  * Capital of the Confederacy Among the front page items are: "The Yankees In King George" "The Conservatives of the North--Resolut...

Rebels moving towards Pennsylvania...


June 18, 1863

Item #674955    NEW YORK TIMES, June 18, 1863  * Confederates invasion northward * Pre Battle of Gettysburg * General Robert E. Lee's Army Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "TH...

Graphic issue on the battle of Gettysburg...


July 18, 1863

Item #679767    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1863   The front page shows: "Carlisle, Penna., Showing Gen. Smith's Hqtrs. & the Barracks Destroyed by Gen. W.H.F. Lee". Two facing p...
$185.00

August 11, 1863

Item #674203    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Re-Enforced by Polk" "Lee's Infantry all Across t...

August 11, 1863

Item #674214    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 11, 1863  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Meade's Army" "Lee Re-Enforced by Polk" "Lee's Infantry all Across t...

The situation at Chattanooga...


November 03, 1863

Item #674901    THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 3, 1863  Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Tennessee" "General Grant's Communications Again Threatened" "15,000 Rebels Th...

Generals Bragg, Hardee, Longstreet and Forrest...


December 09, 1863

Item #674928    THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 9, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Hardee Retiring from Dalton with Bragg's Whipped Army" "Retreat and Pursuit of Longstreet"...

Nast's prints on the Civil War drummer boy...


December 19, 1863

Item #172738    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 19, 1863  The front page is entirely taken up with two prints: "The Laird 'El Monassir,' Seized by the British Government" and "The Laird Ram ...
$46.00

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$24.00

Famed boxer John Heenan would retire after this...


December 26, 1863

Item #674935    THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 26, 1863  * John Heenan vs. Tom King * One of the greatest fights of the 19th century * Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged? The top of the ftpg. ha...

The rebels are out-generaled in West Virginia...


December 30, 1863

Item #674937    THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 30, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From West Virginia" "Narrow Escape of Another Expedition" "10,000 Rebels Outgeneraled a...

An attack by 3,000 Texans...


February 15, 1864

Item #674204    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 15, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: From Gen. Sherman's Expedition" "Sharp Engagement on the Yazoo" "The Transports Attacked by ...

Confederate Congress reports to the people...


February 25, 1864

Item #674202    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1864  Among the front page  column heads are: "Late Southern News" "Address of the Rebel Congress" "Fierce Denunciation of the North" "Sla...

Civil War fighting in Florida...


March 10, 1864

Item #674212    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 10, 1864  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Sherman's Raid in Mississippi" "The Country Perfectly Impoverished" "The Bombardm...

Capture of Fort Pillow... The Chenango disaster... Paducah, Kentucky...


April 17, 1864

Item #678319    THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864. * The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter * USS Chenango boiler explosion * Paducah, Kentucky This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civ...

Update regarding the Fort Pillow Massacre...


April 18, 1864

Item #678321    NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864  Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Depart...

Barbarity of the Fort Pillow Massacre...


April 18, 1864

Item #678318    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 18, 1864  * Fort pillow massacre * Henning Tennessee TN * General Nathan Forrest Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE BARBARITY AT FORT PI...

Battle of North Anna...


May 27, 1864

Item #681423    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1864  * Battle of North Anna * Post Spotsylvania, Virginia * Atlanta, GA - W.T. Sherman Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT C...

Battle of Yellow Bayou... General Grant near Richmond...


May 28, 1864

Item #681427    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 28, 1864  * Battle of North Anna - Virginia * Post Spotsylvania Court House * Battle of Yellow Bayou - Louisiana Among the front page Civil War column heads are: THE GRE...

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...

"...the cause of the Confederacy will triumph..."


January 24, 1865

Item #675146    DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, January 24, 1865  * From the capital of the Confederacy Not only a newspaper from the Confederacy but from its capital as well.  The ftpg; has: "The ...

Jefferson Davis... Thanksgiving proclamation...


January 26, 1865

Item #675147    DAILY EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, Jan. 26, 1865  * Jefferson Davis Thanksgiving proclamation * Rare Confederate publication Not only a Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the C...
$124.99

Nice issue on Lincoln's funeral...


April 19, 1865

Item #680617    NEW YORK HERALD, April 19, 1865  Over half of the first column is taken up with some nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln, including: "SADNESS" "Preparation for the Funeral o...
$210.00

One of the best Lincoln assassination issues...


April 22, 1865

Item #667788    WASHINGTON WEEKLY CHRONICLE, D.C., April 22, 1865 (at a great price)  Truly a terrific issue, for being a weekly newspaper this was the first report of this event in this title, and better yet it...
$2,150.00

War-worn veterans parade in Washington...


June 09, 1865

Item #675224    NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Trial of the conspirators Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimon...

Families of colored soldiers moving south...


August 01, 1865

Item #679568    THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 1, 1865  Among the ftpg. column heads: "FORTRESS MONROE", "Families of Colored Soldiers Going South", "A Nest of Burglars Broken Up at Norfolk"...

Very early steam carriage...


August 19, 1865

Item #669798    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. features a quite large illustration of: "Dickson's Steam Carriage" with the balance of the page taken up with text on it. A very early ...

The Andersonville Prison trial...


September 22, 1865

Item #675045    NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 22, 1865 * Andersonville Civil War prison camp - Georgia * Captain Henry Wirz trial - atrocities Front page first column heads include: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Ge...

Much on the Wirz trial, the warden of Andersonville Prison...


September 22, 1865

Item #679434    THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865  * Andersonville prison trial * Henry Wirz Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell ...

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...

Restoration after the Civil War...


August 17, 1866

Item #680661    NEW-YORK TIMES, August 17, 1866  * Post civil war restoration  * Bringing back America as a whole  The front page has the following headlines: "Restoration And Peace" "...

Terrific full page baseball print...


November 03, 1866

Item #675266    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 3, 1866  Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the great full page captioned: "The Great Contest Between the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, an...
$157.00

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...

Expanding suffrage in 1867 D.C. - Black males can vote...


January 08, 1867

Item #678320    THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 8, 1867 The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON NEWS", "The Veto of the District Suffrage Bill", and more. Following the s...

Attack by the Cheyenne Indians...


April 23, 1867

Item #669919    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 23, 1867   Page 3 has a report headed: "Indian Outrage" which reports on an Indian attack, noting in part: "Lookout Station...was destroyed b...

The latest improvement on the bicycle...


August 19, 1868

Item #671237    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1868  Inside is an article: "Improvement in the Velocipede" accompanied by a print of "Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede", an early model o...

Ornate and displayable masthead...

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

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

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

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: ...

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"....

From the Oneida Community...

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

From famous Virginia City... The Camp Grant Massacre...


July 28, 1871

Item #674976    DAILY TERRITORIAL ENTERPRISE, Virginia (City), Nevada, July 28, 1871  * Camp Grant massacre * Apaches - Indians Page 2 has a report headed: "The Camp Grant Massacre--The Official Report&qu...

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

A Long Island whaling town...

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

A farming-themed newspaper from San Francisco...


February 08, 1873

Item #675032    PACIFIC RURAL PRESS, San Francisco, Feb. 8, 1873  * Original Old West publication * Nice masthead for display The front page features a nice print of:"Peculiarity in the Leaves of Peaches&...

A. B. Frost political cartoon...


May 12, 1875

Item #675041    THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 12, 1875  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon by the famed A. B. Frost: "A Perplexing Parting of the Paths For Liberal Leaders." Prints inside include: "Th...

United States v. Cruikshank...


March 28, 1876

Item #679285    THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876  * Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK * Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?) Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORE...

Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia (1876)...


July 01, 1876

Item #679581    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876  The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on ...

The Northfield Bank robbery...


September 08, 1876

Item #675014    THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Sept. 8, 1876  * Famous Jesse James gang robbery * Northfield, Minnesota bank The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank...

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


November 26, 1879

Item #675021    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...

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...

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.

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...

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

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

Inventions of the late 1800's...

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

1881 Mayer, Minnesota tornado disaster...


July 15, 1881

Item #680254    THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 15, 1881 * Mayer, Minnesota * Tornado disaster in the summer of 1881 Page 2 has one column headlines: "TERRIFIC STORM", "Portions of Minnesota Visite...

Wealth of sports coverage, including baseball...


April 01, 1882

Item #675265    NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882  The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "...

California cowboys, a lynching party, firemen, Edison...


September 30, 1882

Item #675020    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 30, 1882  The full front page is a cowboy scene: "California--Extermination of Wild Geese in Colusa County...". Inside has a fullpg. with 6 images ...

Father Time introduces the new year of 1883...


December 30, 1882

Item #675022    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 30, 1882  The full front page shows: "Old Time's Stock In Trade For 1883" which shows Father Time. The doublepage centerfold is a large montage ...

"Baseball And Its Pleasures"... Apache Indians...


May 19, 1883

Item #675026   
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 19, 1883  The entire ftpg. shows: "New Mexico--An Incident Of The Apache War--A Boy Prisoner, Captured In A Raid, Brought Into Camp." A related article
...

John L. Sullivan plays baseball... Professional baseball in 1883...


November 05, 1883

Item #638769    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1883  * Boxer John L. Sullivan plays baseball Page 2 has much on: "Sporting" including: "Sullivan Attracts 5,000 People at the Baseball Park"...

Mormon ethics...


December 01, 1884

Item #638662    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 1, 1884  Page 7 has: "Mormon Ethics" "Some of the Practical Results of the Utah System" which takes two-thirds of a column. This was still 12 years before...

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

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

Fire fighting...


May 23, 1885

Item #680657    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 23, 1885 * Fire Fighting The front page of this issue has two illustrations titled "New York Fire Department Testing Devices For Throwing Life Lines Over Build...

Edison's new & improved phonograph...


December 31, 1887

Item #680335    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 31, 1887 (at a reduced price) * Inventor Thomas Edison * Phonograph invention (front page prints) * Historic issue Taking almost half the front page is a 6 by 9...

Two Famous Frederick Remington prints...


February 02, 1889

Item #680251    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Was...
$136.00

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$69.00

Baseball... Cleveland, Ohio...


November 09, 1889

Item #680020    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 9, 1889  The entire front page is a fine, full figure print of: "William Ewing, Capt. of the N.Y. Baseball Club" which includes his cather's gear. Four p...
$132.00

Tiny 19th century newspaper from Colorado Springs...


June 22, 1891

Item #680336    THE SUN, Colorado Springs, June 22, 1891  * Rare miniature, amateur title This is the volume 1, number 7 issue of a newspaper which lasted for just 2 1/2 years. Plus Gregory (Union List of Americ...

Beautiful & colorful front cover...


February 06, 1892

Item #675029   
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 6, 1892  The very handsome front page shows two women, a child & a man: "Driving A Bargain."  Done in full color--unusual for front page
...

Dalton Gang member is killed...


June 09, 1894

Item #675030    THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1894 * The Dalton Gang original report  * Outlaw Bill Dalton killed Page 2 has an article: "Bill Dalton Dead" "The Noted Outlaw Cornere...

Popular for the 1894 colorful political cartoons...


July 11, 1894

Item #680591    PUCK, New York, July 11, 1894  * Color political prints Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 191...

Legend of the Lost Dutchman's gold mine...


August 22, 1895

Item #679391    THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 22, 1895  The middle column of the front page has a great article on one of the more notable stories of lore from the Old West: the search for the Lost Dutchman's gol...

Follow-up report on the sinking of the Maine...


February 17, 1898

Item #670492    THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 17, 1898  * USS Maine explosion & sinking * Spanish- American War prelude * "Remember the Maine!" fame The front page has a stac...

National Council of Women...


April 26, 1899

Item #676645    THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899 * National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings" The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR".&nb...
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