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671961

Horrors of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #671961

September 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence".

Andersonville prison camp was commanded by C... See More  

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$37.00
671955

1872 Mount Vesuvius eruption...

Item #671955

May 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 17, 1872



* Mount Vesuvius eruption

* Gulf of Naples, Italy




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "VESUVIUS" "'The Mountain Has Fallen In and Ever So Many People Are Killed'" "Opening Of A New Crater" "A Party of Explorers Destroyed by the Fiery Lava" "Two Hundred Lives Sacrificed" "Stre... See More  

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671948

Santa Maria River, Arizona Indians battle......

Item #671948

October 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872



* Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona

* Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry




Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here.



Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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671918

From the early days of Procter & Gamble...

Item #671918

December 17, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881  The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.

A very nice & early i... See More  

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$42.00
671917

From the early days of Procter & Gamble...

Item #671917

December 17, 1881

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881  The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.

A very nice & early i... See More  

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671905

Allen B. Wilson... sewig machines pioneer....

Item #671905

April 17, 1872

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 17, 1872



* Allen B. Wilson re. patents

* Sewing machines pioneer




The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "THE SEWING MACHINE" "A. B. Wilson and His Patent Extension" His Early Struggles, Lawsuits and Profits" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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671896

Frederick Douglass' 'eloquence' at the Colored Convention...

Item #671896

April 14, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1872  Page 12 begins with column heads: "NATIONAL COLORED CONVENTION" "Fred Douglass, the Great African Light, in His Element" "Fred's Eloquence Inexhaustible" "A Review of the Horrors of Slavery & the Beauties of Freedom" "The Clans Completely Silenced" "He May Vote for Grant, but He Will Worship Sumner... See More  

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671895

The Lowry War in North Carolina...

Item #671895

April 06, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1872 



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




Over half of the last column on page three is taken up with a stack of heads on the Lowery (Lowry, Lowrie) War in North Carolina.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North Carolina history. Led by Henry Berry Lowry, whose father and brother were murdered by men of the Confederate Home Gu... See More  

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671887

Horseracing... Famed baseball player 'Cap' Anson...

Item #671887

September 19, 1891

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 19, 1891  The full front page is a great horse racing print:  "The End Of The Racing Season--A False Start For The Mile Race."  

Other prints include a full pg: "Devastating Prairie Fires i Dakota..."; a print of a famous baseball player: "Adrian C. Anson, Captain of the Chicago Base-Ball Club" with a related a... See More  

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671868

Baseball players...

Item #671868

October 27, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1888 



* 19th century baseball players

* Charles Comiskey & Arie Latham

* St. Louis Browns (Cardinals)




Perhaps the most desired print would be the two quarter-page portraits of: "Two Popular Players of the St. Louis Baseball Team" being "Charles Comiskey" and "W. A. Latham." There is a related article on a fo... See More  

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671866

Chicago White Stockings: National League champs...

Item #671866

October 14, 1882

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882 



* Chicago White Sox baseball

* Cap Anson & King Kelly




Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson. The bottom half of that leaf has a print... See More  

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671849

Neal Dow, father of Prohibition...

Item #671849
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, February, 1896 



* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union



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's right to vote.

Inside has an article: "To Reach a Long Life" by Hon. Neal Dow, with a photo of him captioned: "... See More  

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671840

Nast Santa.... "Another Stocking to fill"...

Item #671840

January 03, 1880

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 3, 1880 



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



The entire ftpg. is a Thomas Nast print captioned: "A Merry Christmas" showing Santa Claus dancing with Mother Goose.

The doublepage centerfold is a very nice Thomas Nast Christmas print captioned: "Another Stocking to Fill" showing Santa Claus leaning over a sleeping baby... See More  

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$184.00
671813

Nova Scotia hurricane of 1873 ...

Item #671813

August 29, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 29, 18753



* Nova Scotia Hurricane disaster




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "A TERRIBLE HURRICANE" "Dreadful Effects of the Recent Gale in Nova Scotia" "A Hundred Vessels Ashore Along the Coast" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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671811

Early balloning in 1873...

Item #671811

September 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 9, 1873 



* Early Ballooning - Transatlantic voyage planning

* Balloonists John Wise & Washington Harrison Donaldson




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "Stop That Balloon" "The Voice of "Humanity" Pleading" "The Doom Of Professor Wise" and more. The flight didn't go that well as they were forced to land i... See More  

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671810

Samuek Baker military expedition to Africa...

Item #671810

August 28, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 28, 1873 



* British explorer Sir Samuel Baker

* Military expedition to Nile region - Africa




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "SIR SAMUEL BAKER" "The White Nile Fully Discussed" "The Three White Men At Ujiji" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/2 columns.

Complete with 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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671769

Death sentence for Captian Jack & others...

Item #671769

August 24, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 24, 1873



* Captain Jack & Boston Charley

* And other Modoc Indians

*
Death sentences - Lava Beds War




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "MODOC DEATH WARRENTS" "Sentence of the Court Martial on Lava Beds Murderers" "Their Doom Sealed" "To Be Hanged at Fort Klamath, Oregon, October 3, 1873" and more... See More  

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671768

Russian Mennonites coming to America ?....

Item #671768

August 23, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 23, 1873 



* Russian Mennonites

* Coming to America ?

* Anabaptists - Anabaptism




The top of page 11 has one column headings: "THE MENNONITES" "A Colony of Quakers from the Black Sea Coming to America" "Modern Anabaptists Swelling the Tide of Immigration" and more. (see)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671765

1873 Lemont, Illinois train wreck disaster...

Item #671765

August 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 18, 1873



* Lemont, Illinois train wreck

* Chicago and Alton Railroad disaster




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "ANOTHER DISASTER" "Dreadful Railroad Collision Near Lemont, Twenty Miles from Chicago" "Eleven Passengers Killed--Thirty-five Maimed and Scalded" "Terrible Scenes" and more. (see) Text takes ... See More  

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671764

Henry Bartle Frere & the African slave trade

Item #671764

August 11, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 11, 1873



* Sir Henry Bartle Frere

* Sultans of Zanzibar & Muscat

* African slave trade - traffic




The back page has a correspondence from Henry Bartle Frere at Zanzibar, Africa with heading: "The East African Slave Trade" (see)

Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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671743

Trial on the Andersonville Prison horrors...

Item #671743

October 05, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




Among the front page first column heads are: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "Testimony of the Prisoner's Clerk" "Counsel Baker Rebuked by the Court" "Extraordinary Statements of a Spy" "The 'Camp' A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey&quo... See More  

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671721

Baseball... Great view of Salt Lake City... The redwood forest...

Item #671721

October 30, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 30, 1886  A full page has 5 prints of: "Puffin-Catching Off the Irish Coast"; small print of Commodore Gherardi, U.S.N."; halfpg: "The Slater Memorial Building at Norwich, Connecticut"; one-quarter page cartoonish print: "Baseball at Crowtown".

The doublepage centerfold is a very nice print: "Felling the Redwood T... See More  

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671717

1873 Third Carlist War..

Item #671717

August 07, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 7, 1873



* Third Carlist War

* Civil War in Spain

* Liberals - Republicans




Page 3 has many one column headings: "CHAOTIC SPAIN" "DISINTEGRATION" "Full Details of the Rising at Cartegena" "Battle of Alpens" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671711

1873 steamboat Wawaset disaster...

Item #671711

August 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 9, 1873



* Steamboat Wawaset fire disaster

* Potomac River sinking




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "DREADFUL CALAMITY" "The Steamboat Wawasset (sic) Burned on the Potomac" "Over Fifty Passengers Lost" "Flame and Smoke Drive Off the Fireman" and more. (see)

Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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671697

1873 S.F. Chinatown sex slaves...

Item #671697

July 31, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 31, 1873



* Chinatown's sex slaves (girls)

* San Francisco, California Chinese

* Human trafficking - Tong Wars




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "HIP YEE TONG" "An Infamous Secret Chinese Society in San Francisco" and more. (see)

Complete in 10 pages, nice condition.

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671691

Great Fire of 1873... Portland, Oregon...

Item #671691

August 04, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 4, 1873



* Great fire of 1873

* Portland, Oregon




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "PORTLAND, WEST" "Terrible Conflagration in the Chief City of Oregon" and more. (see)

Complete in 12 pages, good condition.

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671683

The Lowry War in 1871 North Carolina...

Item #671683

July 18, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1871



* Lowry's War - gang

* Pembroke, North Carolina

* Scuffletown




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE LAWLESS LOWRYS" "They Demand the Release of Their Women from Lumberton Jail" "A Conflict Imminent" and more. (see) Rare to find reports concerning this conflict.

The Lowry War is a notable event in North... See More  

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671676

Europe & the United States are connected by the telegraph...

Item #671676

August 11, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1866 



* re. Transatlantic telegraph cable completion



The front page has one column headings concerning the recent completion of the Atlantic Cable, the telegraph cable stretched across the ocean which connected Europe with the United States. The headings include: "OLD WORLD" "BY OCEAN TELEGRAPH" "London Dispatches to Thursday Night&q... See More  

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671665

Louis Pasteur is featured...

Item #671665

June 03, 1882

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882  The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work.

The complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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671661

Pittsburgh's steel industry...

Item #671661

December 12, 1874

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

Sixteen pages, good condition.

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671655

Seed planter...

Item #671655

February 01, 1873

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873  This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.

The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More  

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671653

Burglar proof vault maufacturing...

Item #671653

November 17, 1894

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894  The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults".  A related report inside with another illustrations.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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671650

Centrifugal siren...

Item #671650

June 08, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.

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671647

1873 Intercollegiate Regatta... rowing...

Item #671647

July 16, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1873



* Intercollegiate Regatta

* Connecticut River

* Springfield, Massachusetts

* Boat - rowing




The top of page 7 has a four column map headed: "THE INTER-COLLEGIATE COURSE" and more which shows area where the race was to be held with the college boarding places. (see) One column headings include: "THE SPRINGFIELD REGATTA" "A Rapid S... See More  

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671644

Charles Goodrich murder.... Lizzie Lloyd King....

Item #671644

March 12, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1873



* Charles Goodrich murder solved ?

* Lizzie Lloyd King (Kate Stoddard)




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "LIGHT AT LAST" "The Goodrich Murder Mystery Solved" "Confession Of Kate Stoddard" "The Story of a Discarded Woman" and more. Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Lloyd King would eventually be found guilty of... See More  

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671633

The Clay Street, Baltimore fire disaster of 1873...

Item #671633

July 26, 1873

NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1873 (with Supplement)  Page 5 has one column headings that include: "A BLAZE IN BALTIMORE" "The Monumental City in Danger of Destruction" "A Spark For A Furnace" "One Hundred Houses Destroyed" "The Losses Estimated at a Million of Dollars" and more with a nice, detailed map of the stricken area.

Complete with 10 pag... See More  

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671593

One of the best early baseball prints, the game made famous by Currier & Ives...

Item #671593

August 26, 1865

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 26, 1865 



* Famous Currier and Ives baseball game print



The top of page 4  has one of the better baseball prints of the era, showing the action at the famous game played at Hoboken on August 3, 1865 between the Atlantics of Brooklyn and the Mutuals of New York.

The print, taking close to one-third of the page, is captioned: "Base Ball ... See More  

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$183.00
671583

Much on the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #671583

April 03, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1868 



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The entire front page is taken up with proceedings on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson.

The first column heads include: "IMPEACHMENT" "Further Examination of Witnesses for the Prosecution" "The President's Attempt to Obtain Control of the Treas... See More  

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671536

The desired F. S. Church centerfold featuring his bears...

Item #671536

November 27, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 27, 1886 



* Artist Frederick Stuart Church

* Thanksgiving bears illustration




Nice full ftpg. illus. of: "Chester Alan Arthur" with text inside. Doublepg. centerfold: "The Return of the Native". A half page print shows two views of: "The New Statue of Washington for Philadelphia". A near full page print by Thomas Nast: &q... See More  

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$88.00
671514

Four very early issues from San Diego...

Item #671514

September 21, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, 1871 



* Rare & early from Southern California



A lot of four issues which are very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead. 

All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisement... See More  

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671513

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #671513

September 21, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 21, 1871 



* Rare & early from Southern California



Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, several of ... See More  

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671463

Perhaps the best publication for any baseball collector...

Item #671463

November 28, 1867

THE BALL PLAYERS' CHRONICLE, New York, Nov. 28, 1867 



* Very rare baseball publication

* Henry Chadwick "Father of Baseball"




A very rare & desired title by any baseball collection as this was the first magazine in America devoted primarily to baseball.

Edited by the legendary Henry Chadwick, this paper lasted but 30 issues, from June 6 thru December 26, 1867 before c... See More  

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$670.00
671457

Revised rules & regulations for baseball in 1867... Brigham Young's Theater...

Item #671457

May 04, 1867

NEW YORK CLIPPER, May 4, 1867  Inside has an interesting article; "Mormon Theatricals" which is a very detailed description of Brigham Young's Theater, plus more.

The same page has over a full column on the; "Rules & Regulations Adopted by the National Association of Base Ball Players". A great & notable report detailing the evolution of the rules for professi... See More  

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$83.00
671455

Great issue giving evidence to how the Dodgers got their name...

Item #671455

May 04, 1895

THE STANDARD, New York, May 4, 1895 



* Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers (Los Angeles)

* Great illustration re. name of the team




The front page is a print: "The Brooklyn Horror! with the caption beginning: "The merciless trolley car has added another victim to its list of massacred innocents...".

A terrific baseball connection as the Major League team from Brooklyn first began u... See More  

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$188.00
671452

American Lifesaving Services... Philadelphia "Clever Town Built by Quakers"...

Item #671452
HARPER'S MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1882  This issue contains an article on: "The American Life-Saving Service" which takes 15 pages and includes 15 illustrations. The article includes descriptions of the various methods of lifesaving as well as the tools used by rescuers.

Also within this issue is: "A Clever Town Built by Quakers" referring to is Philadelp... See More  

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$60.00
671396

Re-organized Mormons in Lamoni, Iowa...

Item #671396

February 02, 1889

THE SAINTS' HERALD, Lamoni, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1889 



* Rare Mormonism magazine



 A quite rare Mormon publication which calls itself the: "Official Weekly Publication of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints". Among the articles are: "Methodist Criticisms" "Latter Day Saints" "W. W. Blair's Explanation" "Dancing&qu... See More  

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$66.00
671392

For stamp collectors... Philately...

Item #671392
THE SOUTHERN PHILATELIST, Charleston, South Carolina, November, 1890 



* Rare publication



A monthly magazine themed on stamp collecting. Has 24 pages plus the outer wrappers, 5 3/4 by 9 inches, still in nice condition. 

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$22.00
671382

Fourteen issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...

Item #671382

November 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of fourteen issues from the early Reconstruction era dated December 11 thru December 30, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War.

Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps... See More  

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$67.00
671381

Ten issues reporting on the Reconstruction era...

Item #671381

November 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues from the early Reconstruction era dated November 24 thru December 9, 1865. Each issue is filled with a wealth of news of the day including various reports relating to the rebuilding of a united country following the tumultuous events of the Civil War.

Each is complete in at least 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed (desired), in good condition with perhaps a bit... See More  

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$55.00
671367

Dr. Henry S. Tanner great fast....

Item #671367

August 04, 1880

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 4, 1880



* Dr. Henry S. Tanner

* Fasting for better health experiment ?

* Clarendon Hall, New York City




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THE SPUNKY SKELETON" "Dr. Tanner Persists in His Perilous Undertaking" "His Rebellious Stomach in an Impr... See More  

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$32.00
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