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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...

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...

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


August 26, 1807

Item #679743    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807  * Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to th...
$425.00

Jefferson suggests raising additional forces...


March 01, 1808

Item #667404    NEW YORK EVENING POST, March 1, 1808  * President Thomas Jefferson * Message re. military forces Page 2 has a message from the President to Congress, with his concern about rising tensions in E...

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...

Sperm whale advertisement.... Insurrection of Blacks...


August 30, 1811

Item #675068   
REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Aug. 30, 1811  A front page business ad for Winter Strained Oil includes a woodcut of a sperm whale. Reports inside includes: "Insurrection of
...

Early and uncommon title from Baltimore...


December 10, 1811

Item #676865    AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1811   * Slave girl for sale ad A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements. Among the ads ar...

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 ...

Making a case for war against England...


June 18, 1812

Item #677788    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 18, 1812  Much of the front page is taken up with a report which makes the case for war with England, which would be declared the date after this issue was printed. &nbs...

The day war was officially declared...


June 19, 1812

Item #678765    THE UNITED STATES' GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Philadelphia, June 19, 1812  * War of 1812 declaration by United States (day of) On this very day it became official that a state of war existed be...

Preparing for war...


July 11, 1812

Item #671563    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 11, 1812  Reports inside include: "Militia of Virginia" which mentions going to war against England. Also part of a continuing article on: "Paul Jones&qu...

Africans [blacks] celebrate the abolition of the slave trade...


July 13, 1812

Item #682423    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 13, 1812  The most notable content is on page 3 headed: "Thanksgiving" which begins: "The Africans in Boston will keep a Thanksgiving in co...
$110.00

Americans capture Toronto, instigating the capture & burning of Washington, D.C...


May 15, 1813

Item #673055    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 15, 1813  Inside contains a very nice account headed: "Capture of York" [present-day Toronto] which was the capital of Upper Canada at the time. It was the bur...

Jefferson and the Embargo...


December 22, 1813

Item #667478    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 22, 1813  * Thomas Jefferson and the Embargo Act Page 3 has a bit from a Jefferson letter, datelines at Monticello, noting in part: "...

Battle of Chippewa Falls...


July 27, 1814

Item #679735    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 27, 1814  * Battle of Chippawa * Invasion of Upper Canada * Niagara Falls - Ontario * War of 1812 The front page begins with a full column: "Dispatch F...

Two treaties signed by the President...


December 30, 1815

Item #654331    NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 30, 1815  Inside contains two treaties, the first: "Commercial Convention...To Regulate the Commerce Between the Territories of the U.S. and of  his Britann...

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...

Pair of issues with the constitution of Maine...


September 09, 1820

Item #672154    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 9 and 16, 1820  A pair of issues within which is the complete text of the: "Constitution of Maine" which begins in the Sept. 9 issue & includes the P...

Pair of issues with the constitution of Maine...


September 09, 1820

Item #674797    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, September 9 and 16, 1820  A pair of issues within which is the complete text of the: "Constitution of Maine" which begins in the Sept. 9 issue & includes the P...

Broadside "Extra"...


November 27, 1824

Item #679733    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, EXTRA, (Boston, Nov. 27, 1824)  This is an interesting broadside (printed on one side only) "Extra" with no date in the dateline however a period notation at the top reads &qu...

Inauguration & inaugural address of Andrew Jackson...


March 07, 1829

Item #673065    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 7, 1829  An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence...

Gold discovery in Georgia...


May 19, 1830

Item #662327    HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, May 19, 1830  * Gold in the Southeast Page 3 has: "Gold Digging In Georgia" which notes in part: "...the average profit of each hand,...

Galapagos Islands, ten years before Darwin...


May 17, 1831

Item #678592    NEW YORK AMERICAN, May 17, 1831  The back page has nearly 2 1/2 columns taken up with: "Narrative Of A Mariner Left on An Island in the Pacific", being the Galapagos Islands. This narrative is a ...

Reports from the 'Trail of Tears'...


February 07, 1832

Item #666727    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 7, 1832  * Trail of Tears reporting * Native Americans - Indians Page 3 has an article on the Trail of Tears, with a small heading: "The Emig...

Very early Mormon report...


September 08, 1832

Item #667089    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 8, 1832  Within is a rather brief article with a small heading: "Mormonism", the full report reading: "Two preachers of this sect have lately vis...

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...

Events in Texas...


May 07, 1836

Item #667208    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 7, 1836  The ftpg. & pg. 2 have an article headed: "The Mexican Borders"  and includes a letter beginning: "The war in Texas...had induced...
$107.00

The Bowie knife outlawed in Tennessee...


February 17, 1838

Item #671410    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, February 17, 1838 * James 'Jim' Bowie knife * Outlawed in Tennessee Among the various reports in this famous newspaper is a back page item whic...

William H. Harrison is elected President...


November 14, 1840

Item #671429    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 14, 1840  * William Henry Harrison * 1840 election victory Page 2 has a report headed: "Presidential Election" which begins: "Suffi...

Considerable reporting on the Mexican War...


September 10, 1847

Item #675079    THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 10, 1847  Page 2 has: "Glorious News From Mexico: Battles of Penon and San Angel" "Defeat of Santa Anna--City of Mexico at our Feet--General Valencia...

Considerable reporting on the Mexican War...


September 23, 1847

Item #675080    THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 23, 1847  The inside pages have much reporting on the Mexican War, including: "The New Regiments" "General Pillow" "General Pierce" &q...

Great letter on the rush to the gold fields of California...


December 08, 1848

Item #679724    DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848  * California gold rush letter * Early - pre-49ers The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some gr...

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 ...

Much on the California gold rush...


February 03, 1849

Item #670926    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1849  The top of page 3 has a column headed: "Mode Of Extracting Gold From the Ore"  being a timely article given the recent discovery of gold in...

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    (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

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...

Rare & early print showing a San Francisco celebration upon California joining the Union...


January 25, 1851

Item #678990    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 25, 1851  The front page features a very nice print of the: "Procession at San Francisco in Celebration of the Admission of California Into the American Union&qu...

Masonic Celebration of Washington's initiation...


November 02, 1852

Item #681958   
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 5, 1852  The front page has a mention of: "Masonic Celebration at Cincinnati", and continues on page 4 describing the annual celebration of George Washington be
...

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 ...

The antebellum South...


July 20, 1853

Item #679373    THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, July 20, 1853   * Rare antebellum publication The back page has a lengthy "Proclamation by the President of the United States" signed in t...
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.

Charles Dickens... Defends attacks on his personal life...


June 21, 1858

Item #682129    BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, June 21, 1858 * Letter from Charles Dickens defending his character Page 4 has a letter from Charles Dickens which is quite out of the ordinary. Although he s...

Fund-raising event to support what is now Mount Sinai Hospital...


October 29, 1858

Item #677753    NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1858   * Early Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan) Of special note is a back page article taking three-quarters of a column headed: "The Jews' Hospital" "...

On the travel of Mormons from Utah...


November 07, 1858

Item #677748    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 7, 1858 * Mormons - Mormonism  Inside has an article; "Arrival of a Company of Mormon Elders from Utah" with some interesting content including: "...all was p...

News from Utah on the Mormons...


February 25, 1859

Item #679718    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 25, 1859  * Mormons - Mormonism & gold Page 2 has half a column headed: "UTAH" "Only Mormons On Juries--Discovery of Gold Near Salt Lake--A Catholic Army...

Buchanan's state-of-the-union address... Latest from the "Mormon country"...


December 28, 1859

Item #678223    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 28, 1859 * President James Buchanan * State of the Union Address Page 3 has most of a column headed: "From The Mormon Country" datelined at "Great Salt Lake Cit...

Pirate Hicks confesses his guilt...


June 06, 1860

Item #679370    NEW YORK TIMES, June 6, 1860 * Albert W. Hicks confesses to his crimes * Last pirate executed in the United States  The front page has over half a column headed: "The Murders On the Oyster...

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 ...

President-Elect Lincoln enroute... Departs from Springfield...


February 12, 1861

Item #674336    NEW YORK TIMES, February 12, 1861 * Abraham Lincoln leaves Springfield, Illinois * Starts his journey for Washington D.C. The front page has the following one column headlines: "THE INCOMING AD...

Lincoln heads to Washington... Jefferson Davis' inaugural address...


February 19, 1861

Item #675346    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1861  * Jefferson Davis inaugural * Confederate President * Abraham Lincoln en route Page 5 has column heads with continued & detailed coverage of Lincoln's...

Front page map of Missouri, & more...


June 23, 1861

Item #676346    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1861  The front page features a nice map headed: "THE SEAT OF WAR IN MISSOURI". Many nice ftpg. column heads on the Civil War including: "THE WAR FORE THE UNIONL...

The lead-up to the Battle of Bull Run...


July 21, 1861

Item #676347    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 21, 1861 * First Battle of Bull Run beginning * Manassas VA Virginia * 1st major battle of the Civil War  Some nice front page column heads on the day before Bull Run i...

Battle of Springfield...


August 18, 1861

Item #676336    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 18, 1861 * Battle of Wilson's Creek * Springfield, Missouri * Confederate victory  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT BATTLE OF...

Did Jefferson Davis die?


September 04, 1861

Item #675350    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 4, 1861  Among the Civil War reports on inside pages are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Jefferson Davis" which is on the rumored that he had died; "Promotions by...

Great print of the new United States Treasury Note...


September 14, 1861

Item #675384    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 14, 1861  * Print of a $100 United States Treasury Note Of special interest is very very nice page 6 print of the new: "United States Treasury Notes" including t...

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...

Includes a print of the ironclad Merrimac...


March 13, 1862

Item #676324    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 13, 1862  * The Monitor vs. the Merrimack * Battle of Hampton Roads, Virginia * Civil War map & print Page 5 has a report with heads: "The Engagement in...

Map of the battle at Lee's Mills...


April 22, 1862

Item #676316    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 22, 1862 * Battle of Lee's Mill * Siege of Yorktown, Virginia * American Civil War map The front page has a nice Civil War map headed: "The Battle at Lee's Mil...

Capture of New Orleans...


April 30, 1862

Item #679710    NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862  * Capture of New Orleans Louisiana LA * Mississippi River naval engagement * Yorktown, Virginia Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: &qu...

"Confederate" newspaper with a Jeff Davis letter on the front page...


June 11, 1862

Item #679729    THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862  Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing...

Confederate newspaper from Grenada, Mississippi...


September 08, 1862

Item #671489    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Grenada, Mississippi, Sept. 8, 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

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...

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

Troops hurry to the front in Tennessee...


October 24, 1863

Item #674894    THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 24, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "No Further Pursuit of the Enemy" "The Radical Programme Extinguished by the President" "...

Latest from the Civil War, and more...


January 12, 1864

Item #674208    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 12, 1864  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "From Gen. Kelly's Department" "Another Rebel Attack Repulsed" "Gallant Stand Against Moseby's Comma...

The Sanitary Fair in New York... Map of Jutland, Denmark...


April 05, 1864

Item #676287    NEW YORK HERALD, April 5, 1864   * United States Sanitary Commission The emphasis of the ftpg. text is on "The Fair" in New York City, being the Sanitary Fair in support of soldier...

The siege of Petersburg, the 'back door' to Richmond...


June 20, 1864

Item #679727    THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864  * Second Battle of Petersburg * Lynchburg, Virginia Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & S...

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...


July 11, 1864

Item #563764    RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The War News" which has several subh...

Confederate newspaper... Court cases involving slaves...


July 11, 1864

Item #683197    RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1864 * Rare rebel publication Various Civil War news with a Confederate bias, making for interesting reading as such. Among the front page items are: "The Wa...

Speeches by Jeff Davis & Abraham Lincoln... Lincoln's re-election...


November 11, 1864

Item #679353    NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 11, 1864 * Abraham Lincoln's re-election * Jefferson Davis message  More than the first column of the front page is taken up with: "Jeff. Davis' Message" ...

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...

Abraham Lincoln.. Peace conference... New York ratifies the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery...


February 04, 1865

Item #679706    NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865  * Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln * 13th Amendment abolishing slavery Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commission...

Abraham Lincoln's funeral...


April 23, 1865

Item #675907    NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1865 * Abraham Lincoln assassination  * Funeral - Obsequies in Philadelphia Among the first column heads on the Lincoln funeral are: "THE FUNERAL" "Rem...

On the assassination and the end of the Civil War...


April 29, 1865

Item #678786    BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, April 29, 1865   * re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination * American Civil War ending events Among the front page column heads: "Hot Pursuit Of Davis" "...

Yankee Army parades before President Johnson...


June 17, 1865

Item #678945    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 17, 1865  This famous British newspaper formatted much like Harper's Weekly has a half page American Civil War-related print within: "Grand Review of the Arm...

Andersonville prison trial... Graphic on the solar eclipse...


October 19, 1865

Item #675082    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 19, 1865  * Solar eclipse of October 19, 1865 * Henry Wirz - Andersonville Prison A doubly interesting issue as the front page has a graphic account of: "THE SOLAR E...

Bartlett's sewing machine...


November 18, 1865

Item #669617    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 18, 1865  Inside has a print of; "Bartlett's Sewing Machine" accompanied by a detailed article on it titled: "The New Sewing Machine". Other in...

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...

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...


February 03, 1866

Item #675692    NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 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 wou...

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...

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 &...

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...

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 ...

On the Fifteenth Amendment...


April 09, 1870

Item #678443    BALTIMORE WEEKLY SUN, April 9, 1870  The front page has an entire column reporting on the celebration regarding the passage of: "The Fifteenth Amendment" allowing African-American men the right t...

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...

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...


November 30, 1872

Item #678975    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire. Inside has 3 ful...
$117.00

Very early from San Diego...


February 12, 1873

Item #677163    THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Feb. 12, 1873   * Rare Old West publication A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2...

Fictionalized drama...


May 05, 1873

Item #677078    STREET & SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, May 5, 1873  This newspaper but the publishers of dime novels & pulp fiction did much to romanticize the Wild West with stories of fictionalized drama. This ...

Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...


September 20, 1873

Item #678435    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 20, 1873  * Winslow Homer's most famous print * "SNAP-THE-WHIP" Great for framing Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desire...
$1,095.00

Uncle Sam & General Beauregard... Early Cincinnati...


May 26, 1875

Item #680029    THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 26, 1875  The entire front page is a comic print captioned: "The Big Man and the Very Little Frenchy Boy" being Uncle Sam and General Beauregard. Inside has a f...

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...


May 20, 1876

Item #680018    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive ...

A 'classic' Wild West stagecoach robbery...


February 06, 1877

Item #675503    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "Robbery of the California and Arizona Stage--The Robbers captured and Property Recovered". An...

An Apache raid...


February 06, 1877

Item #675502    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "An Apache Raid at Old Camp Crittenden--Ten Men Reported Killed". Other news of the day. Fou...

Mark Twain...


February 23, 1877

Item #677208    CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, Feb. 23, 1877 * Mark Twain - Samuel Langhorne Clemens  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "Mark Twain's Character" "His Reply etc the Sl...

Indian troubles in Oregon and Idaho...


June 16, 1878

Item #675639    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 16, 1878  The top of the front page has: "The Indian War" "The Outbreak in Oregon and Idaho" which takes three-quarters of a column and has some gr...

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...

Early from the Arizona Territory...


October 20, 1879

Item #677210    ARIZONA DAILY MINER, Prescott, Oct. 20, 1879 * Very rare Old West publication A quite early newspaper from territorial Arizona. It would not become a state until 33 years later. A typical Old West n...
$110.00

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...

Fifteen puzzle game craze....


March 22, 1880

Item #679712    NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880  Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN". The related text on this "craze" of the era takes up about a full column. This is a sliding puzzle having 1...

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...

Broadsheet "Extra" on the Garfield assassination attempt...


July 15, 1881

Item #679732    DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881  * President James Garfield shot * Rare broadsheet "extra" Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to ...

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...


May 05, 1883

Item #679720    FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883  The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View ...

Life in the Wild West...


November 16, 1883

Item #679737    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883  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, much...

Nice print of Tower Bridge when just built...


November 15, 1884

Item #638657    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 15, 1884  The back page features a nice & rather large print of: "London's New Bridge Across The Thames" which is now known as Tower Bridge, the iconic brid...

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...

Quite uncommon temperance newspaper...


June 05, 1886

Item #679731    TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886  * Rare publication Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite...

Very rare New Mexico newspaper...


May 03, 1888

Item #679351    SOUTHWEST SENTINEL, Silver City, New Mexico, May 3, 1888 * Very rare issue from the Southwest * Billy the Kid was arrested here twice This is a very scarce newspaper from the territory of New Mexico...
$192.00

Nellie Bly Women's prison expose...


January 13, 1889

Item #677225    THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 13, 1889   * Nellie Bly expose * Women in the workplace Nellie Bly is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world, which turned the fictional work by Jules Vern...

Report of Nellie Bly's trip around the world...


December 09, 1889

Item #670406    SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 22, 1890  * Nellie Bly's trip around the World * Welcome home The front page has a very fine article on the famed traveler and reporter Nellie Bly as she ...

Supporting the cause of prohibition of alcohol... The first issue...


August 01, 1892

Item #674964    OAK & IVY LEAF, Chicago, August, 1892  * Young Women's Christian Temperance Union This is a small newspaper which supported temperance (prohibition of alcohol). This newspaper was the &qu...

Coca Cola receives its patent...


February 11, 1893

Item #657325    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 11, 1893  * Coca Cola gets it's trademark (historic) * Establishment of Coke See the photo for the historic--yet inconspicuous--listing of Coca Cola rece...
$285.00

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #680017    YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, April, 1896  An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women...

Newspaper from territorial New Mexico...


December 03, 1896

Item #679717    THE ALBUQUERQUE DAILY CITIZEN, New Mexico, July 13, 1900  * Before joining the Union A territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and ads of the day. Fo...

Black troops...


May 28, 1898

Item #679001    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1898  Full ftpg. shows: 'Comm. Winfield S. Schley on the Bridge of the ship 'Brooklyn' '. Nice fullpg. Remington print: 'Colored Troopers of the U...

U.S. Battleship "Iowa" and so much more...


July 09, 1898

Item #669866    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN COAST DEFENCE SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 9, 1898  This is an issue on guns, armor, and fortifications with many photos & illustrations within. Included is a foldout of the "U. ...

"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"...


September 17, 1898

Item #669870    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'. In...

The fall of Manila... African-American regiment at the charge of San Juan Hill...


October 15, 1898

Item #678997    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 15, 1898  Full front page illus. of "The Fall of Manila." Inside has two full pages showing: "Scenes Attending the Surrender of Manila." 1/2 pg. o...

Rare title from the Philippine-American War...


July 05, 1899

Item #678349    THE MANILA TIMES, Philippine Islands, July 5, 1899  A very uncommon title, totally in English, from the Philippine-American War. Although the United States won the Philippines from Spain in the Spanish-Ame...
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