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


June 28, 1800

Item #672566    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 28, 1800  * Paul Revere * Board of Health Page 3 has a report from  the: "Health Office" which is signed in type by its President: Paul Revere.&n...

Jefferson's state-of-the-Union address to the Congress...


December 18, 1801

Item #667474    NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801  * President Thomas Jefferson * State of the Union Address Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson&...
$125.00

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

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

The Treaty of Amiens is a temporary lull in the French Revolutionary Wars...


May 18, 1802

Item #666978   
BALANCE &COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 18, 1802  * Treaty of Amiens signed * French Revolutionary Wars * Joseph Bonaparte & Marquess Cornwallis Breaking news on
...

The Jefferson/Callender situation...


September 30, 1802

Item #675069    THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 30, 1802  * President Thomas Jefferson * James Callender squabble One of the more decorative mastheads of the early 19th century. Over a full column o...

America's first ventriloquist... Honoring Commodore Truxton...


November 23, 1802

Item #675070    THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 23, 1802  Inside has an interesting article headed: "Mr. Rannie" with nice text on: "The celebrated ventriloquist..." with...

Very early Charleston...


January 15, 1803

Item #679563    CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 15, 1803  A volume I issue (number 6) of this famous title from the South. The front page begins with the "Prospectus" of the newspaper, focusing on its i...

Uncommon and decorative title...


January 15, 1803

Item #677301    THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & OLD BRITISH SPY, London, Jan. 15, 1803 * Rare 19th century publication I am not sure we've ever offered this title before. Two nice engravings in the masthead and a p...

Full text of the Louisiana Purchase...


October 31, 1803

Item #674389    THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, October 31, 1803  The complete text of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, with both conventions, is found on page 2. It is prefaced with an article headed: "Louisiana Tr...
$640.00

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...

The Chesapeake-Leopard Affair of 1807...


November 23, 1807

Item #668138    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1807  * Chesapeake-Leopard affair * Naval engagement off Virginia Page 3 has content concerning the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair with the British...

Oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States...

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

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...


November 01, 1811

Item #679237    COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, Nov. 1, 1811 * Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occup...
$385.00

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 ...

Diplomatic attempts to prevent war, but the printed presumption would prove true...


June 06, 1812

Item #677270    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1812  Inside has the beginning of what would become a continuing article on: 'Paul Jones", the famed John Paul Jones. Also several correspondences under: &q...

On the eve of war with England...


June 11, 1812

Item #677787    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is ...

First of this title we have discovered...


May 16, 1813

Item #677316    DRAKARD'S PAPER: A LONDON WEEKLY JOURNAL, May 16, 1813   * Rare publication A quite rare title which lasted but 51 issues, this being issue no. 19, done by John Drakard, an English newsp...

Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...


June 19, 1814

Item #677266    BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814 * Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814) * Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba * End of his rule as Emperor of France  A quite historic issue as ...

Great article on the description of Wilmington, Delaware...


October 07, 1815

Item #667226    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 7, 1815  Simply a terrific issue on the history & description of "Wilmington, Delaware, And Its Vicinity". The article takes over 5 pages, and is f...

Constitution of the State of Indiana... Paoli monument...


October 04, 1817

Item #664913    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 4, 1817  Inside has what appears to be the entire text of the Constitution of the State of Indiana taking over 8 pages. The front page has an interesting broad...

Number three on the "top ten" list of Supreme Court decisions...


March 20, 1819

Item #667063    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 20, 1819  Close to eight pages of this issue are taken up with what one website lists as number 3 of "The Ten Most Significant Supreme Court Decisions Of A...
$158.00

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...

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: ...

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...


September 10, 1825

Item #638113    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 10, 1825  One of the brief articles on the back page reads in its entirety: "An Hebrew city, to be called Ararat is to be laid off on Grand Island, N.Y., o...

First Jews elected in Maryland...


October 14, 1826

Item #667081    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 14, 1826  One of the reports within has a small head: "The Jews" with the text including: "...that at the last election for members of our city council, ...

The 'Trail of Tears'... William Lloyd Garrison...


June 02, 1830

Item #662328    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, June 2, 1830  Page 2 has: "Removal of the Indians" which concerns the Indian Removal Act of 1830  which created the controversial Trail of Tear...

Formation of the Mormon Church...


July 16, 1831

Item #667086   
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 16, 1831 Page 17 has a fine and very early account of the formation of the Mormon church, headed: "Mormonism". The bias against the Mormons is reveale
...
$390.00

Slaves executed... Several slave reward ads...


November 23, 1831

Item #666721    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 23, 1831  * Slave advertisements from the Nation's Capital The middle of the front page has a report noting in part: "...six negro slaves w...

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...

May 28, 1833

Item #668160    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 28, 1833  One-third of the front page is taken up with the historic treaty of commerce and navigation with Russia, containing all 13 Articles and appropriate s...

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue... Sherath-Israel...


June 21, 1834

Item #667092    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834  Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th...

On the funeral of King William IV of England...


July 07, 1837

Item #679350    THE TIMES, London, England, July 8, 1837  Page 5 has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reporting on the funeral of King William IV who died on June 20, headed: "His Late Majesty". Subheads include: &qu...

One of the earliest newspaper mentions of Lincoln to be had...


August 12, 1837

Item #679484    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very signif...
$210.00

Much concerning the death of Elijah Lovejoy...


November 25, 1837

Item #679375    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 25, 1837 The back page has a lengthy letter from the Mayor of Alton, Illinois, written the day after the murder of famed abolitionist Elijah Lovejoy, with much ref...

Themed on the military: the last issue...


July 30, 1841

Item #679335    CITIZEN SOLDIER, Windsor, Vermont, July 30, 1841  The motto in the masthead details its purpose: "Devoted to the Interests of the Militia, To Military Science and National Defense in General." Th...

The newly invented telegraph described...


November 13, 1844

Item #678432    THE DAILY GLOBE, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1844   * Samuel Morse * Telegraph invention Page 3 has a wonderful article on the newly invented telegraph, headed: "Morse's Magnetic Telegr...

The Battle of Monterrey...


March 02, 1847

Item #666739    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 2, 1847  An historic issue as page 2 has two-thirds of a column taken up with a nice report on the: "Battle of Monterrey" - Col. Garland'...

Napoleon Buonaparte is re-interred at Paris...


June 26, 1847

Item #677196    THE DAILY CHRONICLE, Philadelphia, June 26, 1847  The front page has reports from the Mexican War headed: "Important From Vera Cruz" which has a subhead: "Texan Rangers". More reporrts ...

News from the Mexican War...


September 24, 1847

Item #675081    THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 1847  Page 3 has; "The Battle of Mexico" as well as: "Latest News From Chihuahua" "Satisfactory stare of Things Between Americans &...

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 ...

Stephen Girard and Zachary Taylor...


March 10, 1849

Item #679527    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 10, 1849  The front page features a print of: "Stephen Girard" with a lengthy biographical sketch of him. Also a print of: "Girard College" wi...

How gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill...


March 17, 1849

Item #670927    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, March 17, 1849  * 1st discovery of gold in California account * Sutter's Mill & James W. Marshall Page 3 has a great article headed: "Intere...

1849 gold rush...


April 10, 1849

Item #679228    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 10, 1849  * California Gold Rush * 49ers - mining - miners Page three has "Gold" which begins: "We notice that many person doubt t...

Billy Bowlegs wants peace... A sea serpent...


September 01, 1849

Item #668197    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 1, 1849  * Billy Bowlegs "Alligator Chief" * Seminoles - Indians The top of page 3 has a report from New Orleans noting: ".....

Working towards a constitution for California... All is not good in California...


December 10, 1849

Item #678561    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 10, 1849 * Monterey Convention * California Statehood ?  Over half of page 2 is taken up with: "The News From California", much of it ha...

Engraving of the Seated Liberty dollar coin... The California Gold Rush...


December 19, 1849

Item #675072    THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1849  Interesting that the masthead features an engraving of the United States Seated Liberty dollar coin, in circulation at that time. Page 2 has several rep...

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

On the death of John Calhoun... Selling slaves for emancipation...


April 13, 1850

Item #679518    THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, April 13, 1850  The front page includes: "Another Blow at Disunion" "An Offer to Sell Slaves for Emancipation" and a lengthy, concluding: &quo...

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...

Kosciusko's tomb at West Point...


April 24, 1852

Item #679526    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 24, 1852  The front page has a nice print of: "The Tomb Of Kosciusko, West Point". Tadeusz Kosciusko was a Polish military engineer/leader who joined ...

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


June 17, 1852

Item #650774    FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, June 17, 1852 * Extremely rare publication We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Dou...
$5,950.00

Relating to Uncle Tom's Cabin... The Fugitive Slave bill...


August 19, 1852

Item #679337    THE NATIONAL ERA, Washington, D.C., Aug. 19, 1852  Among the reports in this anti-slavery newspaper are: "Gen. Pierce and the Fugitive Slave Law". The back page has an ad for: "Little Eva, U...

Westward expansion... Decorative masthead...

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

Published by P. T. Barnum...


April 16, 1853

Item #669899    THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853  * Murderer Arthur Spring * Phineas T. Barnum The front page shows: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer" with related text regardi...

The famed Somerville Round House...


April 01, 1854

Item #679561    AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, April, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today,...

New invention for separating gold...


March 15, 1856

Item #678932    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 15, 1856  The front page features a nice print of a: "Machine For Washing & Separating Gold" with a related article headed: "Addison's Improved G...

The first convention of clubs: the birth of organized baseball...


January 23, 1857

Item #675239    THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 23, 1857  * Birth of organized baseball * First convention of clubs The back page has a report which could be considered the birth of organized baseball. And printe...
$1,375.00

First trans-Atlantic telegraph message: Queen Victoria to President Buchanan...


August 17, 1858

Item #678571    THE EASTERN ARGUS, Portland, Maine, Aug. 17, 1858 * Transatlantic telegraph cable * 1st transmission - Atlantic Ocean Page 2 has half a column with a report on the first telegraphic transmission acr...

Emperor & Empress of Austria... Terrific print of the ship Vermont...


June 25, 1859

Item #679487    GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, June 25, 1859  The front page has prints captioned: "The Emperor & Empress of Austria" and: "Life In Circassia". Page 4 has a huge ...

Japan visits the United States... Arctic expedition...


June 09, 1860

Item #676040    NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, June 9, 1860  Not just the front page but several pages inside have prints concerning the visit of the Japanese Ambassadors to the United States and the White House.  Also...

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 ...

The Rebels at Manassas...


June 16, 1861

Item #676348    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 16, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Rebels At Manassas" "The Retreat Of  The Rebels" &...

The war for the Union... On Fremont's proclamation...


September 03, 1861

Item #675349    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The Response to Gen. Fremont's Proclamation" "How It is Received by t...

A slave map of Georgia...


December 14, 1861

Item #172528    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 14, 1861  The entire front page is taken up with: "A Chart Map Of Georgia, Showing The Percentage of Slaves In Each County." Inside has a full page with se...
$66.00

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$34.00

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...

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

Abraham Lincoln on Negro regiments...


August 13, 1862

Item #674985    DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, Aug. 13, 1862  * Rare Confederate publication * Abraham Lincoln - Negro troops From the Confederate capital.  Among the front page reports on the Civil ...

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...


August 25, 1862

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

Confederate reporting on the Civil War... Reward for Benjamin Butler...


October 13, 1862

Item #679346    CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Oct. 13, 1862  Printed in the dateline is: "Confederate States of America" which is rarely found on Southern newspapers. The front page has various war...

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...

Lincoln's letter to McClellan: editor's bias against the President...


January 21, 1863

Item #666536    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 21, 1863  Among the articles within are: "Special Message from President Lincoln" is on the ftpg. and signed in type: A. Lincoln. "Skinning Yankees Alive&quo...

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

Promoting a book on the life of Stonewall Jackson...


October 07, 1863

Item #679453    THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STO...

Civil War reports from Arkansas...


December 22, 1863

Item #674934    THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 22, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Arkansas" "Rebel Attack & Repulse at Port Gibson" "Expected Assault on Li...

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


April 02, 1864

Item #678790    ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 2, 1864  As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. ...

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...

Rare Confederate newspaper...


September 29, 1864

Item #679394    THE DAILY SOUTH CAROLINIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Sept. 29, 1864  The front page has: "Interesting Northern News - A New Cartel of Exchange--Forrest and Washburne". Inside has: "What T...
$164.00

Mosby raid... Cooper Institute...


October 15, 1864

Item #679352    NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1864  The top of the first column has: "Lincoln And Johnson" "Meeting at the Cooper Institute" and "Great Enthusiasm". Another column has: "Army ...

Lincoln election results... Jefferson Davis on arming slaves...


November 12, 1864

Item #679367    NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1864  Over two columns on the front page are taken up with reports headed: "The Election" and "The Result In New York" "Union Majority in the State Over Ei...

One of the more fascinating publishers from the Civil War...


November 30, 1864

Item #609903    BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, Nov. 30, 1864  * Very rare Civil War title  * William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson...
$288.00

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...

General Sherman and his march thru Georgia...


January 21, 1865

Item #678951    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 21, 1865   * General William T. Sherman print * March to the sea - Georgia map This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has A...

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

Synagogues hold memorial services... Much on the assassination & funeral of Lincoln...


April 21, 1865

Item #679511    NEW YORK HERALD, April 21, 1865  Perhaps the most noteworthy coverage is the front-page details regarding various services being held at local synagogues - which includes the congregations at "B'n...
$825.00

Lincoln's funeral & the end of the Civil War...


April 27, 1865

Item #679510    NEW YORK HERALD, April 27, 1865  A wealth of column heads on both the end of the Civil War and Lincoln's funeral, etc., including the front page: "SHERMAN" "The Conference With Johnston&...

Great reporting on the closing events of the Civil War...


May 21, 1865

Item #679509    NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1865  A wealth of fine content on the closing events of the Civil War including front page: "JEFF. DAVIS" "The Southern Confederacy at Fortress Monroe" "In...

Civil War ends in South Carolina... Lincoln's conspirators...


June 07, 1865

Item #679513    NEW YORK HERALD, June 7, 1865  The ftpg. includes: "THE SOUTH" "Closing Scenes of the War in the Palmetto State" "Popular Joy of the Chivalry at the End of the War" "Prog...

A crank-motion shuttle sewing machine...


September 16, 1865

Item #669616    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 16, 1865  The front page has an article with 2 prints of: "Earle Harry Smith's Crank-Motion Shuttle Sewing Machine". The balance of the issue is taken u...

Great account of the closing events of the Civil War....


November 29, 1865

Item #666568    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 29, 1865  Page 2 has: "Wade Hampton to the People of South Carolina" and page 3 has: "JOURNEY OF THE CONFEDERACY" "The Dissolution of the Confedera...

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 09, 1866

Item #679520    THE ABBEVILLE PRESS, South Carolina, Feb. 9, 1866  An elusive title from this Southern town shortly after the end of the Civil War. Abbeville has the unique distinction of being both the birthplace and t...

Very early surfing print...


April 07, 1866

Item #679566    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 7, 1866  Included is a nearly half page print captioned: "Surf Swimming at Hawaii, Sandwich Islands" with a related article having the sa...

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...


April 21, 1866

Item #675689    NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 21, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue w...

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...

Supreme Court acts on the "Ironclad Oath" required of ex-Confederates...


January 16, 1867

Item #675669    NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 16, 1867  Page 3 has two reports concerning the controversial "Ironclad Oath", which essentially prevented political activity of ex-Confederates soldiers & suppo...

General Custer in pursuit of the Cheyenne Indians...


April 22, 1867

Item #669920    CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 22, 1867   * General George A. Custer * Indians - Native Americans Page 3 has a report headed: "The Indians" which reports in part: &q...

The Plains Indians... Building the Pacific Railroad...


October 23, 1867

Item #675647    NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1867  The front page has: "The Indians" which reports from the Plains & at Fort Larned. Included as well is a letter from Fort Sumner, New Mexico concerning ...

Ornate and displayable masthead...

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

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

Item #649290    (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...

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 &...

Dramatic issue illustrating the Great Chicago Fire...


October 28, 1871

Item #678808    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 28, 1871 * Great Chicago Fire of 1871 Much of the illustrative focus is on the Great Chicago Fire, including a full front page: "...The Terrified Populace in ...
$124.00

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...

Trouble with the Mollie Maguires...


June 10, 1875

Item #679334    THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, June 10, 1875  The full front page is a political cartoon: "Cutting Themselves Off From The Party". Page 4 has 4 prints relating to the article: "The Mining Trou...

Trouble with the Indians in Idaho...


June 08, 1878

Item #675640    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 8, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian Outbreak" "Latest News from Idaho--Col. Bernard in the Field in Pursuit of Hostile Indians". The report ...

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...

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...

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...

Nine issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...


November 27, 1880

Item #677226    THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York  A lot of 9 issues dated April 21, 1874; June 20, 1874; Sept. 16, 1874; March 27, 1876; Sept. 3, 1880; Nov. 27, 1880; Dec. 20, 1882; March 31, 1883; and April 23, 1883. This w...

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...

Gamblers from the Wild West...


November 09, 1884

Item #638658    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than f...

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...

The Oklahoma land boom...


April 04, 1885

Item #679251    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 4, 1885  The front page haws 4 prints with the caption: "Kansas - The Proposed Invasion of Oklahoma - Scenes at the Boomers' Camp at Arkansas City&q...

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...

From West Baton Rouge...


May 29, 1886

Item #668252    THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 29, 1886  * From the deep South A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is t...

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

Grover Cleveland wins the Presidency...


November 09, 1892

Item #678602    THE KENTUCKY JOURNAL, Newport, Nov. 9, 1892 * President Grover Cleveland * Presidential election A very nice front page graphic on Grover Cleveland winning the Presidential race with double-column h...

Lizzie Borden is found not guilty of murdering her parents...


June 21, 1893

Item #679524    THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN Massachusetts, June 21, 1893  Of the many issues of this newspaper which reported on the Lizzie Borden murder trial this would be one of the best, as it reports her being f...
$119.00

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...

Spanish-American War headline...


May 04, 1898

Item #679523    BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, May 4, 1898  The ftpg. has much reporting on the Spanish-American War including banner heads: "SAMPSON'S FLEET HAS SAILED" "His Errand May Be Either to Take Puert...

Black soldiers in the Spanish-American War...


May 21, 1898

Item #678998    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 21, 1898  Nice full ftpg: "Out For A Fight--Adm. Sampson on the Bridge of the 'New York' " is displayable. Fullpg. with 8 photos of: "Scenes in the...
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