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673803

Portrait of baseball player James Maxwell...

Item #673803

September 01, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 1, 1866  Inside has a one column portrait of: "Mr. James Maxwell, of the Susquehanna B. B. Club, Wilkes Barre, Pa." The same page has an article on him: "Our Base-Ball Illustrations" which begins: "Number six of our portraits of prominent baseball players is that of Mr. James Maxwell, the noted catcher of the Susquehanna... See More  

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$57.00
206228

The Philadelphia Collection I

Item #206228

September 01, 1866

Harper's Weekly, various dates from September 1, 1866 through November 18, 1876. This is a six issue set of Harper's Weekly containing various prints pertaining to events and/or buildings in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.  This is a great set of issues for anyone interested in Philadelphia, PA, early U.S. ... See More  

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$222.00
173020

Nast's famous Reconstruction centerfold...

Item #173020

September 01, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 1, 1866 Fullpg: 'Meeting of the National Union Convention at Philadelphia'. A great dblpgctrfld. by Thomas Nast: 'Reconstruction & How It Works', is a satirical view with several scenes, most showing Blacks being harmed. Two scenes re: 'The New Orleans Riot' & one-third pg: 'Great Petroleum Fire in Jersey City'. Bkpg. illustrated R... See More  

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675719

Jay Cooke ad from 1866... Financier of the Civil War...

Item #675719

September 04, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866



* Jay Cooke & his banking house

* Financier of the Civil War

* Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame




Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see)

The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in b... See More  

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173022

The game of croquet...

Item #173022

September 08, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Sept. 8, 1866 Great full ftpg: 'Pictures of the South--Magnolia Grove on the Shell Rd. at Mobile, Ala.' Fullpg; 'Pictures of the South--Baton Rouge, La.' & 'The Game of Croquet'. Halfpg 'The 'three-card monte'--A Scene on Coney Island' Good.

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$42.00
671033

View of Chattanooga...

Item #671033

September 08, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1866  Inside has a full page print: "Chattanooga, Tennessee, From Lookout Mountain". Other prints include: "Bacon's Castle, Surry, Virginia" "The Steamer Wyoming on the Banks" & other scenes near Long Branch, New Jersey; "Great Conflagration at Jersey City...Destruction of the Petroleum Docks Adjoining the... See More  

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664783

The first full-fledged Broadway musical...

Item #664783

September 13, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 12 & 13, 1866 



* "The Black Crook" opening premiere

* Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical!

* Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City




A terrific and very historic trio of newspapers relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook".

As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance i... See More  

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650753

The first full-fledged Broadway musical...

Item #650753

September 13, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 12 & 13, 1866  A terrific and very historic trio of newspapers relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook".

As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The ... See More  

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$850.00
173024

President Johnson in New York City...

Item #173024

September 15, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 15, 1866 Full ftpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception in N.Y.'. Halfpg: 'Gathering Moss on Berwick Bay, La.' 1/3 pg: 'Negro Quarters on Jeff Davis's Plantation' & 'Jeff. Davis's Mansion in Miss.' & 'Andrew Johnson' & fullpg: 'Pres. Johnson's Reception at City Hall, N.Y.'

Complete in sixteen p... See More  

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650731

Signficcant ad & review of the first modern musical...

Item #650731

September 17, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866  Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical.

As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being consi... See More  

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$450.00
659170

First Modern Musical... Broadway's prominance set in stone...

Item #659170

September 19, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1866  



* "The Black Crook" 1st week advertisement

* Very first musical theatre performance of the first ever modern day musical!

* Niblo's Garden - Broadway - New York City




Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of "The Black Crook" is quite significant.

As Wikipedia notes: &quo... See More  

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$47.00
173026

Parson Brownlow... Union League Building in Philadelphia... Billiard tournament...

Item #173026

September 22, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 22, 1866 Ftpg. shows: "The Southern Loyalists' Convention at Phila.--Parson Brownlow Passing thru the Ranks of the Northern Delegation" with another fullpg. and a dblpgctrfld. on this inside: "Southern Loyalists' Convention In Philadelphia - Mass Meeting Of Southern And Northern Delegates In front Of The Union League Building." Terri... See More  

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$50.00
615553

1866 Jerome Park racetrack opens...

Item #615553

September 25, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1866



* Jerome Park racetrack grand opening

* Fordham, New York City (Bronx)




The back page (pg. 8) has one column headings: "Sporting Matters" "The Inauguration Meeting at Jerome Park To-day" "The Condition of the Track--Status of the Horses...." "The Betting--The Pools--The General Excitement..." 1st report coverage o... See More  

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$29.00
648407

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #648407

September 29, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  The fourth page has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Includes an article headed "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams (s... See More  

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$72.00
672104

Portrait of an early baseball player...

Item #672104

September 29, 1866

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 Page 4 has a 3 by 2 inch portrait of: "Edward Beadle, Gotham B. B. Club Of New York." Included is a report headed: "Our Base Ball Illustrations" that compares the "new school" of ball players to the "old boys" and then describes the talent and skills of Beadle, a first baseman for the Gothams.

There is also... See More  

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$64.00
173028

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #173028

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866  The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Burning of the Clipper 'Hornet' ".

Another source notes that Mark Twain was in Hawaii at the time the boat of sur... See More  

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$75.00

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$39.00
678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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$75.00

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$39.00
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