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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...

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...

Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine...

Item #684914    GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809 * Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an ...
$375.00

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 ...

Battle at Queenston Heights during the War of 1812...


October 26, 1812

Item #677937   
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Oct. 26, 1812   * Battle of Queenston Heights * American Revolutionary War The front page has: "An Act To authorise the granting of Patents for
...

Napoleon's signature on the front page...


June 22, 1816

Item #667230    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 22, 1816  Perhaps the best content in this issue is the very unusual front page item headed: "Napoleon--'his mark' " which includes a facs...

The first "learned society"...


August 15, 1816

Item #680898    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. August 15, 1816  The second page carries an article "A number of the citizens of the District of Columbia, impressed with the importance of forming an associat...

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...

Creating a Jewish city in the Niagara River...


September 24, 1825

Item #667077    THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 24, 1825  * Jewish city creation * Grand Island, New York * Niagara River One of the articles on an inside page reads in its entirety: "The ceremony...

Spontaneous combustion of a drunkard...


July 23, 1830

Item #684887    CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE & JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1830  Page 3 has a very curious article with a small heading: "Spontaneous Combustion of a Drunkard" with an interesting eye-witness account. ...

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...

The "downfall of Babylon" and "fake news"...


October 03, 1835

Item #681103    THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, Oct. 3, 1835  A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Pries...

The battle of San Jacinto...


May 19, 1836

Item #675895    NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia,  May 19, 1836  * Battle of San Jacinto victory * Capture of Santa Anna * Texas Revolutuion * War of Independence The front page ...

Short-lived campaign newspaper supported the Whig party...


June 20, 1844

Item #684682    LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, EXTRA, Kentucky, June 20, 1844  * Very rare publication A quite rare and short-lived campaign newspaper which existed only to promote the Whig party cause in the 1844 election...
$138.00

Mormons heading to California... Taking possession of California...


December 26, 1846

Item #678356    WEEKLY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 26, 1846  * New home of the Mormons ? - settling The entire front page is train up with editorial commentary on: "The President's Me...

The Halls of Montezuma...


May 29, 1847

Item #681036    THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, May 29, 1847  The top of the front page features a print of: "The New Steam Ship Washington - The First American Ocean Mail Steamer" with related text. Also on the ...

News from the Mexican War...


September 20, 1847

Item #675074    THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Sept. 20, 1847  Page 3 has much reporting from the Mexican War including a very lengthy letter: "From The Army" which takes over 1 1/2 columns. Also a report: &...

Much reporting on the Mexican War as it nears its end...


October 12, 1847

Item #680944    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847  Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed  & woun...

Early report of the gold diggings in California... Slave ship captured...


December 16, 1848

Item #680902    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848  The ftpg. has a brief report headed: "Value Of Land in California" due to the discovery of gold. Page 3 has over half a column of detail...

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 ...

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...

Rare prints of the Astor Place Riot...


May 12, 1849

Item #669908    THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, May 12, 1849  Amongst the many interesting prints the most notable would be the front page print: "Riot at the Astor Place Opera House, New York" with 3 more...

Great reports from the California gold region...


October 12, 1849

Item #657707    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1849  Page 2 begins with: "Scenes In The Pacific" which reports on the arrival of Captain Fremont at Monterey, California in 1846. Page ...

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 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...

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...

Traveling in the United States...


April 10, 1852

Item #680922    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, April 10, 1852  Included are two pages of: "Traveling In the United States" which includes four prints including steam ship, sleighing, and railroad. Good text as well. ...

Early print of the bluffs along the Mississippi...


August 28, 1852

Item #680972    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 28, 1852  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Rock Bluffs On The Mississippi" with some descriptive text beneath Four pages, large folio size, ...

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 ...

Early print of Australia...


April 09, 1853

Item #680515    SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 9, 1853  The front page has a print captioned: "Sunday In Australia" with a related article. Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 ...

The Fraser River gold rush...


December 28, 1858

Item #677742    NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1858   * Fraser Canyon Gold Rush * British Columbia River Page 2 has a report: "The Fraser River Gold Mines" concerning the golf rush in British Columbia.&nb...

Famous Tom Sayers & John Heenan boxing match...


April 30, 1860

Item #680899    NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860  * John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers * Famous boxing match - fight Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous ...

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 ...

Scenes of the Battle of Bull Run...


August 03, 1861

Item #172490    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 3, 1861  The front page features two prints on the Civil War, captioned: "The Death of the Rebel General Garnett, at the Battle of Laurel Hill" and "Bring...
$85.00

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$44.00

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...


September 12, 1861

Item #680919    LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1861  * Rare pro-Confederate title * 1st year of the Civil War Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War a...

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 ...

Our premier Civil War lot...

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

A 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...

Lincoln compares unfavorably to King George III...


January 11, 1862

Item #681083    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862  * Abraham Lincoln mockery  * King George III comparison  * From the rebel capital Half of the front page is taken up with ads, a...

Fugitive slaves... 1862 Savannah, Georgia martial law...


January 24, 1862

Item #684958    NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862 * Fugitive slaves * Savannah, Georgia martial law * New Bern, North Carolina This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraha...

Fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, in a Confederate newspaper...


April 30, 1862

Item #684952    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862  * Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana * Admiral David Farragut * From the capital of the Confederacy A very historic report as page 3 contains an...
$165.00

Map shows North Carolina... Efforts near New Orleans...


May 03, 1862

Item #684959    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA". A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort ...

Prisoners in the hold of a rebel ship...


November 22, 1862

Item #677780    LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-elect of New York". Inside has: "The Burial of Gen. Mitchel--Funeral Procession...Streets ...

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...

Yankees admit atrocities... and refuse to fight...


February 07, 1863

Item #680909    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864  * Rare rebel publication A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" &quo...

Dramatic cavalry charge before Vicksburg...


March 07, 1863

Item #172656    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1863  The front page features a full-figure print of: "The Late Nicholas Longworth, the Western Millionaire" with the balance of the front page taken up wi...
$46.00

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$24.00

Proclamation by Robert E. Lee... Speech signed by Jefferson Davis to the Confederates states...


April 17, 1863

Item #680916    WESTERN SENTINEL, Winston, North Carolina, April 17, 1863  This is a quite rare title from the Confederacy. According to Brigham only four institutions in the United States have any holdings of this title ...
$174.00

Much more on the Battle of Gettysburg: from a soldier involved...


July 17, 1863

Item #684898    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863 * Battle of Gettysburg * Eyewitness account Not only is this a nice Civil War newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital...
$1,165.00

Grant's victory, with details...


December 04, 1863

Item #674925    THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 4, 1863  * Battle of Missionary Ridge * Chattanooga Campaign - Tennessee Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Secret Movement of the Army Befo...

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...


February 14, 1864

Item #680889    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864  * Very rare Confederate title * Publisher on the run See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. ...
$226.00

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...

Lincoln's remains in New York City...


April 25, 1865

Item #681092    NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865  * Abraham Lincoln assassination * Remains in New York City * Civil War closing events All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Linco...
$117.00

Completion of the Atlantic telegraph cable... Prints of Richmond after the surrender...


June 03, 1865

Item #678946    ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 3, 1865  Inside has a half page print: "Completion of the Atlantic Telegraph Cable at Morden Wharf" with a related article. Another full page is taken up ...

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...

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...

First Hebrew political society in America, with Grant's "Jew Order" connection...


September 02, 1868

Item #680958   
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1868  Page one includes: "Hebrew Grant and Colfax Campaign Club", which, as noted within the text: "...headquarters at No. 7 Delancy Street. It held its first reg
...
$175.00

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 ...

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...

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"....

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 &...

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


February 06, 1870

Item #673569    NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1870  * Historic 1st female Wall Street brokerage opens * Victoria Woodhull and Tennessee Claflin sisters * "The Bewitching Brokers" shatters tradition The t...
$355.00

Mutuals win the championship... Each inning telegraphed to other cities....


September 23, 1870

Item #680890   
NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Championship Pennant--Score 10-4." It begins: "The Fall campaign of the bal
...

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...

Winslow Homer: "On The Beach--Two Are Company, Three Are None."


August 17, 1872

Item #678979    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 17, 1872   * One of Winslow Homer's most popular The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Will the Senator From Massachusetts Do This ...
$132.00

The Nez Perce Indian War...


July 06, 1877

Item #675589    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, July 6, 1877  * Battle of Cottonwood - Idaho * Nez Perce War - Looking Glass * Captain Stephen Whipple The front page has over two-thirds of a column taken up...

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...


March 30, 1878

Item #680887   

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878  * Historic Phonograph invention * Thomas Edison - inventor Page 3 has a nice illustration of Edison's recent invention, the phonograph

...
$184.00

Indian troubles in the West...


June 27, 1878

Item #675637    THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 27, 1878  The front page has: "The Indian War" "Colonel Bernard's Attack a Decided Success" and: "Additional Particulars" then: "...

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...

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238    A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titl...

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

Item #649271    (10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. T...

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.

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...

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...

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...

Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...


May 07, 1885

Item #681514    ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 7, 1885  * Buffalo Bill Cody * Wild West Show ad Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffal...

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "The Dead Emperor"...


March 12, 1888

Item #681006    NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1888  Page 4 has a poem titled: "The First Dandelion", signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN . This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whi...
$115.00

A premiere newspaper in Mormon history...


September 26, 1890

Item #680969    DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 26, 1890 * 1890 Manifesto - Mormonism & polygamy * Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints * Best publication to be had ? - very rare ...
$940.00

The Klondike Gold Rush...


July 24, 1897

Item #680974    THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1897  * Klondike Gold Rush * Yukon - Alaska - Canada The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "KLONDYKE KRAZE&qu...

Nice on the Spanish-American War...


April 20, 1898

Item #680987    THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 20, 1898  A nice banner headline on the on-going Spanish-American War: "DOWN WITH THE SAFFRON FLAG OF SPAIN AFLOAT OVER CUBAN SOIL ! " with various relate...
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