Web Results (350) Listings on eBay (35)
  

Sort:

675211

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

Item #675211

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  

Available Now

$75.00

Second rate also available for:

$39.00
674097

John Ringling expands his circus empire...

Item #674097

September 10, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 10, 1929 



* John Ringling expands his empire

* Ringling Brothers Circus

* Buys "American Circus Corporation"




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "RINGLING BUYS FIVE CIRCUSES; MAKES HIM CZAR" with subhead and small photo of Ringling. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 58 pages, rag edition i... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
673618

"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 



* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print




The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

Available Now

$88.00

Second rate also available for:

$45.00
672605

1868 Sacramento, California...

Item #672605

November 12, 1868

 SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, Nov.12, 1868

 

* Wild Old West

* Rare title

* Post Civil War




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, gold miners & gunfights were ofte... See More  

Available Now

$30.00
670755

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept th... See More  

Available Now

$2,265.00
668707

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #668707

June 20, 1882

BLACK HILLS DAILY PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, Nov. 24, 1878 



* Very rare & desired publication

* Famous wild West town

* "Wild Bill" Hickok fame




This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light.

This issue is ... See More  

Available Now

$1,350.00
666123

Odd-ball political newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #666123

January 01, 1946

COAST REPORTER - THIRD SERIES --  EXTRA!  A seemingly odd-ball weekly newspaper from Los Angeles, mostly dealing with political issues. The inside masthead notes: "The West's Snappiest Newspaper". No date is in the masthead, however by appearances I'd say it is from the 1940's.

The banner headline note: "Carlin Smith's Wild Parties", Smith being a can... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
664217

Early from Stockton, California...

Item #664217

September 12, 1878

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Sept. 12, 1878 



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




A wide range of content including a ftpg. item: "He Killed it in Self-Defense" and pg. 3: "Sierra Nevada - A Calm Survey of the Present Situation".



Four pages, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
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  

Available Now

$93.00
664157

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #664157

January 30, 1875

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Jan. 30, 1875 



* Wild Old West 

* Rare publication




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Four pages, some ink stains, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.... See More  

Available Now

$58.00
664088

From this historic mining town in Southern Oregon...

Item #664088

November 01, 1876

OREGON SENTINEL, Jacksonville, Nov. 1, 1876 



* Rare Old West publication

* Historic gold mining town




A quaint & historic small town in Southern Oregon designated a National Historic Landmark in 1966, the site of the first placer gold claims in the area.

The content is typical for the day, with a blend of local & regional news items and a wealth of advertisements, many with a ... See More  

Available Now

$48.00
663169

Terrific account of the legendary life of Wild Bill Hickok...

Item #663169

August 25, 1876

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 25, 1876 



* "Wild Bill" Hickok biography

* American old West folk hero




Page 2 has perhaps the finest obituaries we have seen on the death of Western legend Wild Bill Hickok.

Fully 1 1/2 columns contain all the details, with the top of a column headed: "WILD BILL" "A Tribune to the Memory of James B. Hickock" "Reminiscences... See More  

Available Now

$575.00
662784

Details on the capture of a slave ship...

Item #662784

May 28, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1860 



* African slave trade - Kongo

* American Slaver ship capture




The front page has an article headed: "The Slave Trade" "Additional Particulars Relative To The Slaver William, Late Of Baltimore, At Key West" which begins: "The William left the Congo River nine days before the Wildfire, having on board 790 slaves, and arrived here [Ke... See More  

Available Now

$46.00
662775

Clyde Barrow Gang Machine Gun Fight In 1933...

Item #662775

July 25, 1933

CINCINNATI TIMES STAR, July 25, 1933.



* Clyde Barrow Gang

* Machine Gun Battle

* Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde




Page 13 has a one column heading: "'Wild West' Band Battles Officers" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, were captured. Rare to find reports
... See More  

Available Now

$67.00
662244

Great Tombstone newspaper printed 3 months before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #662244

July 26, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept... See More  

Available Now

$2,600.00
662210

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #662210

October 27, 1877

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

Available Now

$58.00
661369

The "famous" Westons, mail robbers...

Item #661369

April 20, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 20, 1782  One-third of an inside page is taken up with: "Anecdotes of the Famous Westons, Who Robbed the Bristol Mails". The article begins: "Joseph and George Weston, apprehended on Wednesday...for robbing the Bristol mail in 1781...are two of the most remarkable depredators that have appeared in this country since the days of the famous Wi... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
660805

1882 Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #660805

April 26, 1882

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 26, 1882



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, v... See More  

Available Now

$37.00
656521

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

Item #656521

December 02, 1871

THE ELKO INDEPENDENT, Nevada, Dec. 2, 1871 



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




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 th... See More  

Available Now

$53.00
656400

On the Younger brothers, the Wild West outlaws...

Item #656400

October 11, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 11, 1876  Page 5 has half a column taken up with: "THE YOUNGERS" "Interview With Their Brother-in-Law, Richard S. Hall" "Facts of Interest Concerning the Far-Famed Bandits--Affecting Meeting Between the Brothers and Their Sister, in Prison". Interesting reading concerning the infamous outlaws the Younger brothers (see).

O... See More  

Available Now

$59.00
656342

Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #656342

November 26, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 26, 1937 



* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson




You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the great banner headline on the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "ROB TRAIN, KILL 1; CAPTURED" wi... See More  

Available Now

$78.00
655844

Murder of Wild Bill Hickok...

Item #655844

August 13, 1876

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 13, 1876 



* "Wild Bill" Hickok death

* American old West folk hero




Few events are more legendary from the Old West than the murder of Wild Bill Hickok while playing cards in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. And unfortunately, not many newspapers of the day reported the event.

But here is one. A brief and inconspicuous report on page 7 is
... See More  

Available Now

$455.00
655640

Walt Disney's movie "Pinocchio"... First review... nice illustration...

Item #655640

February 08, 1940

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 



* Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio"

* Introduced to the World




Page 18 has the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their second animated movie following on the heels of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".

The very favorable review begins: "If Wes... See More  

Available Now

$160.00
651688

Death of a legendary name from the Old West: Bat Masterson... A prescription for beer during Prohibition...

Item #651688

October 26, 1921

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 26, 1921 



* Bat Masterson death (1st report)

* Wild West gunfighter & author




The top of the middle column of page 19 has a great report on one of the legends of the Old West, noting: "BAT MASTERSON DIES AT EDITOR'S DESK" "Sporting Writer and Last of Old time Western Gun Fighters Was 67" "Bear Indians In Long Siege" "Deput... See More  

Available Now

$188.00
651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

Available Now

$46.00
649555

Great account of an attempted bank robbery in 1884 Texas...

Item #649555

March 27, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, March 27, 1884  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "TEXAS BANDITS" "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank at Wichita Falls" "One of the Robbers Shot Dead by a Ranger and Another Captured--A Book Agent's Peril". A great article, beginning: "At 3:30 p.m. to-day occurred here one of the most daring attempts at bank robbery this coun... See More  

Available Now

$36.00
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  

Available Now

$35.00
649290

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

Item #649290
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".

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

Available Now

$95.00
649271

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. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

This item is not eligible for free shipping.

Available Now

$55.00
649238

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" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

Item from Catalog 303 (released for February, 2021)...

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

This item is not eligible for free shipping.

Available Now

$89.00
647742

Journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri... Chesapeake vs. Shannon... Constitution vs. Java...

Item #647742

June 26, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813  Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri. One of the earliest, detailed reports of a journey across the Western wilderness I have seen in a newspaper. See photos for the beginning.

There is also early ... See More  

Available Now

$48.00
646884

The outlaw "Doc" Middleton...

Item #646884

August 11, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 



* Doc Middleton described

* James M. Riley - David C.

* Outlaw & horse thief




The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a col... See More  

Available Now

$58.00
646325

Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #646325

August 30, 1894

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1894 



* Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show advertisement



Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa.

Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, oth... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
644338

Early newspaper from Carson City...

Item #644338

May 04, 1881

DAILY INDEX, Carson (City), Nevada, May 4, 1881 



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




Coin collectors are very familiar with this town (the capital of Nevada) for the mint which produced the famous "C.C." mint marks on gold & silver coins it produced. Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mini
... See More  

Available Now

$46.00
643886

The slave ship, with prints of slaves onboard...

Item #643886

June 02, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1860 



* Likely the most sought after slave ship print

* Much text re: slave ships


* Black Americana interest




The prime graphic print in this issue is the three-quarter page illustration captioned: "The Slave Deck on the Bark 'Wildfire' Brought Into Key West on April 30, 1860." This print shows a huge number of slaves crammed on ... See More  

Available Now

$636.00
639172

Classic 'Wild West' report concerning outlaws...

Item #639172

March 29, 1899

THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Penna., March 29, 1899  Page 2 has over half a column headed: "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organized Band of Robbers" with more. A nice, classic "Wild West" report which implicates the Dalton Gang as well (see).

Four pages, evenly toned, some minor margin tears, sho... See More  

Available Now

$40.00
639041

Classic Wild West train robbery...

Item #639041

October 08, 1890

SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Oct. 8, 1890 



* Old west style train robbery



The top of a front page column is headed: "DARING TRAIN ROBBERY" "The Robbers Board the Train Twice and Fight the Crew" "Amount Stolen Not Known" "They Gag a Worthy Express Messenger & Then Try & Shoot Him--After Leaving the Train They Board it Again and Fight the Crew&... See More  

Available Now

$39.00
638762

Life in the Wild West...

Item #638762

November 16, 1883

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 more than any found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More  

Available Now

$42.00
638725

A Vigilante mob does its work... News from the Wild West...

Item #638725

December 30, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 30, 1883  The top of a ftpg. column has heads: "DEMONICAL" "A Murderous Mob of Mississippians Satisfy Their Thirst for Blood" "By Lynching Swayze, Foote, Gibbs and Parker at Yazoo City" "The First Victim Hanged to a High Fence Surrounding the Jail Yard" "Foote Riddled with Bullets While Battling with the Avengers"... See More  

Available Now

$29.00
638659

Reports from the Wild West...

Item #638659

November 09, 1884

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 found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 begins with: "A CARNIVAL OF CRIME" "A Bloody Battle in the Streets of a Texas Town" "Half a Dozen Murders in as Many Different Dan... See More  

Available Now

$32.00
638642

Print of Notre Dame University... Stage coach robbery...

Item #638642

August 17, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 



* Old West stage coach robbery

* University of Notre Dame




The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...".  "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads... See More  

Available Now

$33.00
638578

Classic train robbery from the Old West...

Item #638578

September 13, 1893

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 13, 1893 



* Old west style train robbery



The front page has over two columns (and more inside) headed: "LAKE SHORE TRAIN HELD UP" "Atlantic Express Robbed" "Dynamite Used By The Outlaws, Who Get Nearly $20,000" "The Engineer Shot By the Bandits" and more subheads. A terrific and very detailed account of a "classic"... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
637672

Rare mention of the death of 'Wild Bill' Hickok...

Item #637672

September 08, 1876

ROCKINGHAM REPUBLICAN, Exeter, New Hampshire, Sept. 8, 1876 



* "Wild Bill" Hickok death

* American old West folk hero




The back page has a nice article headed: "Wild Bill" , which begins: "Everybody in this country has heard of 'Wild Bill' a noted scout, buffalo-hunter and plainsman, & who on account of his reckless bravery was made Marshal at differ... See More  

Available Now

$245.00
637599

Great account of a "classic" train robbery from the Wild West...

Item #637599

September 22, 1893

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 22, 1893 



* Old West style train robbery

* Illinois Central Railroad

* Centralia, Illinois




The last column on the ftpg. is entirely taken up with a great & detailed account of a classic Old West train robbery, with heads: "HOLD UP YOUR HANDS" "Bold Attempt to Hold Up a Train on the Illinois Central Road" "Desperate Batt... See More  

Available Now

$63.00
637195

Chattahoochee Arsenal... Fort Sumter... Star of the West...

Item #637195

January 14, 1861

THE WILMINGTON DAILY HERALD, North Carolina, January 14, 1861  Wilmington was a major Atlantic Ocean port city for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and was one of the last ports to fall to Union forces in 1865. It ranked equal in size to Atlanta according to the 1860 census, and was a major point of entry for supplies for the entire Confederacy, exporting cotton & tobacco in exchange... See More  

Available Now

$61.00
637140

Capture of the colorful horse thief Doc Middleton...

Item #637140

July 28, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 



* Doc Middleton gang

* Outlaws - horse thieves




Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 colu... See More  

Available Now

$55.00
632153

Yuba City, California...

Item #632153

February 14, 1874

WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, Feb. 14, 1874  



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




The Mexican government granted land in Northern California to John Sutter, including a parcel upon which Yuba City is located, the same John Sutter upon whose land gold was subsequently discovered in 1848. He sold part of this tract to some enterprising men who wished to establish a town n
... See More  

Available Now

$38.00
629770

Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #629770

November 26, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1937



* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson




You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the one column heading at the top of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "'COWBOY' PAIR ROB SOUTHWE... See More  

Available Now

$39.00
611435

Comments on the "Wild West" in the President's address...

Item #611435

December 07, 1881

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 7, 1881 



* President Chester A. Arthur

* State of the Union Address




Pages 2 and 3 containing the complete printing of President Chester Arthur's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "THE MESSAGE" with other heads: "A Satisfactory Document, Especially in Length" "A Death-Like Silence About Republican Factions&qu... See More  

Available Now

$48.00
604769

Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #604769

August 27, 1894

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1894  Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa.

Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

Available Now

$29.00
If you are searching for a newspaper from a specific date, please note that we have a vast selection available for purchase by using the date picker on our gifts and birthday newspapers page.
[ RSS Feed ]