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130341

Scandinavian newspaper from Utah...

Item #130341

January 01, 1885

UTAH POSTEN, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1885  Here is a quite unusual and scarce newspaper from Utah, printed entirely in the Norwegian language! Includes many illustrated ads. Nice condition with just a bit of tattering at the edges, never bound nor trimmed, with no traces of pulpishness. The photo shows you an example of what you will receive. The actual dates vary, but the "look" an... See More  

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$59.00
559576

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #559576
DESERET NEWS (Daily, Weekly, and/or Semi-Weekly), Salt Lake City, Utah, 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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$40.00
649257

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 perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

Item from Catalog 302 (released for January, 2021)...

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$39.00
595842

The Jews & the Mormons...

Item #595842

February 04, 1885

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Feb. 4, 1885



* Judaica - Jewish

* Mormonism




The front page has various: "Territorial Items". Inside has: "A Significant Movement Among Jews", followed by: "The 'Mormons' Are Not Gone Yet" (see photos).

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed so it folds out to one huge sheet, staining at the ftpg. fold, ... See More  

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$47.00
649548

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

Item #649548

May 05, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 5, 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 Buffalo Bill Cody.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$35.00
638648

The hostile Apache Indians...

Item #638648

July 12, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 12, 1885  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 found in eastern newspapers.

Page 3 has over column headed: "HOSTILE APACHES" "Texans Indignant Over a Proposition Looking to Their Settlement in Greer County" "A K... See More  

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$37.00
638643

Shooting Apache scouts...

Item #638643

August 15, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 15, 1885 



* Apache Wars



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 found in eastern newspapers.

Page 4 has: "Shooting Apache Scouts - Lieut Davis' Method of Dealing with Treacherous Redskins", a report from New Mexico. Als... See More  

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$29.00
638641

Front page article on Lillie Langtry... Notre Dame University...

Item #638641

August 24, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 24, 1885 



* Lily Langtry

* Notre Dame University




The front page has an interesting article titled: "Lily Langtry - The Lonsdale-Chetwynd Quarrel" which takes close to half a column. A subhead is: "Mrs. Lingtry's New Play" Langtry was a celebrated actress & producer known for her relationships with noblemen.

Page 3 has a nice a... See More  

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664423

Trouble with Apache Indians...

Item #664423

November 21, 1885

MORNING TRIBUNE, Altoona, Pennsylvania, Nov. 21, 1885  The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "THE APACHE WAY" "A Cattle Raiser Delivers Himself of His Grievances" "He Tells of How the Bad Indians Murder the Settlers, Steal the Horses & Destroy Property--The Soldiers Too Slow to Catch Them", all taking three-quarters of a column.

Four pages, good conditio... See More  

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$33.00
662113

A boom & bust mining town in Colorado...

Item #662113

December 04, 1885

WHITE PINE CONE, White Pine, Gunnison County, Colorado, Dec. 4, 1885



* Very rare Old West title

* Ghost town - silver mining




An interesting newspaper from a fascinating town which went through two boom & bust periods.

White Pine
began in 1880 as a fledgling mining camp just west of the Continental Divide, boomed in the mid-1880's then went bust by 1893. But in 1930 thru 1944 corpo... See More  

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$147.00
130025

A farming-themed newspaper from San Francisco...

Item #130025

January 01, 1886

PACIFIC RURAL PRESS, San Francisco, 1886  Few towns from the Old West are more legendary than San Francisco, springing to life with the nearby discovery of gold in 1848 at Sutter's Mill. Its population of 1000 in 1848 swelled to 25,000 by December, 1849.

This is a tabloid-size newspaper with a very decorative, "pastoral", masthead. The content is mostly farming related. The phot... See More  

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$30.00
653745

An ad for the O.K. Corral... In a Tombstone newspaper...

Item #653745

April 30, 1886

THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886)



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this titl... See More  

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$698.00
599684

Once known as Yolo City...

Item #599684

May 09, 1886

WOODLAND DAILY DEMOCRAT, Yolo County, California, May 9, 1886  Formerly known as Yolo City, Woodland lies 15 miles northwest of Sacramento. Various news of the day and a wealth of Western-style advertisements.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor margin tears, nice condition.

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$38.00
664597

Rare and very early from the "Alaska Territory"...

Item #664597

July 17, 1886

THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, July 17, 1886 



* Very rare Alaska Territorial issue



Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by over ten years. This is the volume one, number 37 issue of this title.

The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day,... See More  

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$465.00
648628

Graphic newspaper from Denver... The Anarchist Lucy Parsons...

Item #648628

November 06, 1886

COLORADO GRAPHIC, Denver, Nov. 6, 1886 



* Rare Old West title



True to its name, this issue has various illustrations on 7 of its 8 pages, all with different themes and of people and places. Included are prints of: "A Curious Old Town" being New Orleans; a print of: "Mrs. Lucy Parsons" and an article on her headed: "The Woman Anarchist" with the text taking ... See More  

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$76.00
130321

One of the romanticized towns of the true "Old West"...

Item #130321

January 01, 1887

LARAMIE WEEKLY SENTINEL, Wyoming (Territory), 1887  Certainly a very rare title from the true "Old West", and one of the more romanticized towns from the cowboy and gunslinger era. This issue was printed three years before statehood.



Laramie was founded in the mid-1860's as a tent city near the Overland Stage Line route and the Union Pacific portion of the first transcontinen... See More  

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$100.00
130471

Nice masthead...

Item #130471

January 01, 1887

MENDOCINO DISPATCH DEMOCRAT, Ukiah City, California, 1887 Nice masthead on this issue. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Inked stamp at the top from the news agent who originally sold this newspaper. Some edge tears & light browning, generally good.

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$84.00
642988

Rare and very early from the "Alaska Territory"...

Item #642988

June 04, 1887

THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, June 4, 1887 



* Very rare Alaska Territorial issue



Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by ten years.

The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 13 by 20 in.)... See More  

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$420.00
664203

Early Arizona newspaper...

Item #664203

July 09, 1887

PRESCOTT MORNING COURIER, Arizona (Territory), July 9, 1887 



* Very rare title

* Wild Old West




From 25 years before Arizona would become a state. Articles include: "The Opium Habit" "Lynching in Oregon" "Two Men Killed by Caving Earth" and more.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, new agent's stamp in the masthead, tape at the inside spine, good cond... See More  

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$93.00
652957

Robert Louis Stevenson & Treasure Island...

Item #652957

September 30, 1887

ST. HELENA STAR, Napa County, California, September 30, 1887 



* Rare old West title

* Robert Louis Stevenson




This is a small town north of the San Francisco Bay area. The front page features a chapter from the serialized "Treasure Island, by Robert L. Stevenson", with a front page illustration from the book as well. It first appeared in book form just 5 years previous.

Four... See More  

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$33.00
646421

Early Phoenix, Arizona...

Item #646421

October 06, 1887

ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 6, 1887 



* Very rare issue from the Arizona Territory



This is an extremely early and uncommon newspaper from Arizona Territory (it wasn't a state until 1912). Filled with various news of the day both local and national, and a wealth of ads--most very "Western" looking and many illustrated.

The front page has almost a full column of: "Lo... See More  

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$125.00
130211

A rare issue from California...

Item #130211

January 01, 1888

PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, 1888-89



A fragile issue--must be handled carefully.  An early paper from Northern California with various news of the day and a wealth of ads. An 8 page issue of folio-size, browned throughout with some edge chipping and edge tears, and mostly loose at the spine. Should be handled carefully.  The issue shown is representative of the look and conditio... See More  

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$36.00
130517

Item #130517

January 01, 1888

SIERRA TRIBUNE, Sierra City, California, 1888 Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. From Northern California. Evenly browned throughout (but not really pulpish), some tears & chipping at the margins. Never bound nor trimmed.

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537771

Early Auburn, California newspaper...

Item #537771

July 21, 1888

THE PLACER HERALD, Auburn, California, July 21, 1888

 

* Auburn, California original 19th century

* Old West




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers west of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on... See More  

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$24.00
665949

Newspaper from the ghost town of Crystal, Colorado...

Item #665949

November 10, 1888

CRYSTAL RIVER CURRENT, Crystal, Colorado, Nov. 10, 1888 



* Very rare Colorado ghost town publication

* Abandoned mining camp town




A rare newspaper from a bonafide ghost town.

Crystal was a mining camp established in 1881 & after several decades of robust existence, was all but abandoned by1917. Many buildings still stand in Crystal, but its few residents live there only in the sum... See More  

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$228.00
665744

From Arroyo Grande, California...

Item #665744

November 17, 1888

ARROYO GRANDE HERALD, San Luis Obispo County, California, Nov. 17, 1888 



* Rare Old West publication



This is the first newspaper we have found from Arroyo Grande, in fact it is the only 19th century newspaper to publish in the town. This is the vol. 2, number 5 issue. Records indicate that only the Bancroft Library at Berkley has any holdings of this title.

Four pages with typical news... See More  

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$148.00
573324

Early Lodi, California newspaper...

Item #573324

December 06, 1888

THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, December 6, 1888  This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers west of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis. 



Early for California. Good c... See More  

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$39.00
538110

Early Lodi, California newspaper...

Item #538110

December 13, 1888

THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, California, December 13, 1888.

 

* Auburn California original 19th century

* Old West




This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers west of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the Old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often ... See More  

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$36.00
130219
Item #130219

January 01, 1889

SAN BERNARDINO DAILY COURIER, Ca. 1889 A rare issue from California.

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$30.00
130256

Montana from the year of statehood...

Item #130256

January 01, 1889

HELENA JOURNAL, Montana, 1889 An uncommon issue of 8 pages with various news of the day and a wealth of ads as well. From the year it became a state! Nice condition.  The image shown is representative of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual content vary.

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$34.00
130289
Item #130289

January 01, 1889

THE MID-CONTINENT, St. Louis & Kansas City, Jan. 1889  A tabloid-size newspaper, subtitled "Formerly the St. Louis Evangelist ". Contains mostly religious content. Spine wear & edge tears & flaking. Minor staining.

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$14.00
130326

Item #130326

January 01, 1889

THE REDWOOD CITY DEMOCRAT, Redwood City, San Mateo county, California, 1889 A quite scarce title from this town. Never bond nor trimmed, various news of the day and many ads, a 4 page newspaper. Some browning and dirtiness in upper quadrants, various minor tears.

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$40.00
130455

Item #130455

January 01, 1889

THE WEEKLY SHASTA COURIER, Shasta, California, 1889. Various news of the day and a wealth of ads. Never bound nor trimmed, some browning at the folds and minor wear at folds as well. Generally good.

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$38.00
150130
Item #150130

January 01, 1889

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, 1889 This is a typical daily newspaper from this famous cow-town from the Old West.



Some browning and irregular at the spine. Bit of pulpishness. Should be handled with care.

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$17.00
180160

Wild West Collection I ... A California View

Item #180160
Wild West Collection I - A California View - Each 7 issue set containing 7 different titles from California, all dated from the heart of this formative period in American history - 1870 to 1899.  The set will include at least 2 issues from each decade.

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$98.00
180161

Wild West Collection II

A Broad View

Item #180161
Wild West Collection II - A Broad View - Each set contains a total of 5 issues, one issue each from 5 different old west states, revealing a broad view of this formative period in American history. Includes issues from five of the following old west locations: California, Wyoming, Utah, Montana, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, and Oregon, and include such titles as The Daily Boomerang. All issues ar... See More  

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$90.00
180162

Wild West Collection III

A perspective through time...

Item #180162
Wild West Collection III A Perspective Through Time - Each set contains 5 different titles, covering three different decades (1870's, 1880's, and 1890's) spanning the entire Old West era. All issues are dated from 1870 - 1899, and no more than 2 from each decade will be sent.  This five issue set will provide a panoramic view of this formative period in American History.... See More  

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$70.00
209238

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #209238

January 01, 1889

THE FREE PRESS, Elko, Nevada, 1889 This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to the town in 1868. Compl... See More  

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$39.00
200245

1889 Omaha Bee Issue...

Item #200245

February 02, 1889

THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE newspaper from Nebraska, dated February 2, 1889. Various news of the day & other reports, plus a wealth of ads as well. This 8 page newspaper has the third leaf half torn off, otherwise good.

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$21.00
661573

Creating the Oklahoma Land Rush...

Item #661573

March 28, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, March 28, 1889  The front page includes a one column print of: "Robert Todd Lincoln- Of Illinois, U.S. Minister at the Court of St. James". This was Abe Lincoln's only son to live to adulthood.

Page 2 has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "President Harrison'... See More  

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$62.00
661795

The Oklahoma Land Rush has begun...

Item #661795

April 23, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 23, 1889 



* Oklahoma land rush beginning

* Boomers and Sooners

* Town of Guthrie riot




The front page has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with the top of the page having column heads: "Oklahoma Opened" "Settlers Admitted to the New Territory at Noon Yesterday" "A Mad Rush for Land All Along the Line" "The... See More  

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$86.00
673127

A different title from Tombstone, Arizona...

Item #673127

August 23, 1889

TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 23, 1889 



* Very rare Western publication

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame




We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is just the 2nd time we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule.

Various mining-related items as well as regional & national news reports. ... See More  

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$577.00
595701

The "other" Black Bart... 1880's outlaw...

Item #595701

September 27, 1889

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, September 27, 1889



* Reimund Holzhey "Black Bart"

* Stage coach outlaw




The top of the front page has one column headlines: "HOLZHAY ESCAPES", "The Michigan Bandit Again At Large", "He Gets Out of Gogebic Couty Jail" and more with illustration of Holzhay  (see photos) . Reimund Holzhey. See ... See More  

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$37.00
592884

The "other" Black Bart... 1880 outlaw...

Item #592884

November 15, 1889

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 15, 1889



* Reimund Holzhey "Black Bart"

* Stage coach outlaw




The top of the front page has one column headlines: "A Stage Robber By Fits", "Holzhay Explaining His Crimes In Wisconsin" and more. The article takes about two-thirds of a column with interesting reading. However, this not "the" Black Bart from California, but rat... See More  

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$37.00
664666

From Territorial Arizona...

Item #664666

December 07, 1889

MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, Dec. 7, 1889 



* Very rare title from the Arizona Territory



A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 23 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1880's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illus... See More  

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$137.00
616770

Jefferson Davis' death... Judaica content...

Item #616770

December 11, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 11, 1889 



* Jefferson Davis death

* Confederate president - Confederacy




A "territorial" newspaper from seven years before Utah would be come a state. The ftpg. has: "Jefferson Davis' Remains - Views Yesterday by Some 70,000 Persons" with various subheads (see). Other ftpg. articles include: "A Dasta... See More  

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$35.00
595266

Details of a train robbery...

Item #595266

December 21, 1889

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, December 21, 1889 



* Old West train robbery 



The front page has: "Texas Train Robbery" with the detail, including: "...was approached by four men who drew pistols and ordered him to throw up his hands..." with more (see photos).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, light dirtiness & foxing to the top hal... See More  

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$29.00
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