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647960

Leaning Tower of Pisa in detail...

Item #647960

February 29, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 29, 1868  The front page has "The New Suspension Bridge over the Cumberland, at Nashville, Tenn." with an accompanying article.  Also on the front cover and continuing inside is "Editorial Correspondence" which is a detailed article on the Leaning Tower of Pisa. No illustrations are included. Inside the issue is: "Turning a... See More  

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644261

Its history tied to the California Gold Rush...

Item #644261

November 05, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 5, 1868  Although known to all as the current capital of California, this city got its start thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by John Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riv... See More  

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644251

Washing Machine...

Item #644251

December 02, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 2, 1868. The front page features "Reynolds' Steam Condensing and Water Elevating Engine". Inside the issue are: "Selfridge's Patent Washing Machine"; "Gear's Variety Planing and Molding Machine"; "Hattan's Patent Fireplace"; "Dimock's Thermo-Annuciator"; and additional illustrations, artic... See More  

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636920

John Allen "NYC wickedest man" arrested...

Item #636920

October 18, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 18, 1868



* John Allen (saloon keeper) arrested

* "Wickedest Man in New York"

* Notorious underworld figure

* Post Water Street revival - dance hall




Page 6 has an article headed: "John Allen At Tombs" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on John Allen's arrest shortly after he claimed to be reformed. Google Wikipedia for more informa... See More  

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633018

Lot of six New York newspapers with early baseball reports...

Item #633018
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, a lot of six issues of Sept., Oct. and Nov., 1868, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues 8 pages, very nice condition.

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628014

Train robbery by the Reno Gang...

Item #628014

May 25, 1868

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 25, 1868 



* Reno Brothers Gang train robbery

* Marshfield, Scott County, Indiana

* Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad




On the front page under "The Jeffersonville Railroad Express Robbery" is a report datelined "Louisville, May 23" that states in part: "...the men who seized the express car last night on the Jeffersonville R... See More  

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618307

A journal of satire...

Item #618307

August 19, 1868

THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, Aug. 19, 1868 



* Rare satirical - satire issue



Info on the "NCSE" website notes: "This title first appeared 11 May 1867, being a weekly paper by Arthur W. aBeckett, and lasting only through 1870. The title ‘Tomahawk’ was borrowed from William Makepeace Thackeray, the novelist, satirist, ill... See More  

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614908

President Johnson's impeachment trial...

Item #614908

May 16, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 16, 1868



* President Andrew Johnson

* Reconstruction era impeachment trial




The front page is mostly taken up with reports on the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson with the top of the first column having: "The Impeachment"  and many related subheads (see). The final vote for acquittal would come in 10 days.

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

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602518

Early depredations in Texas...

Item #602518

December 04, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 4, 1868



* Early crimes in Texas

* Joseph J. Reynold




The front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON" "Reign Of Terror In Texas" "Major-Gen. Reynolds Corroborates With Tribune's Reports...." Text takes up a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$23.00
601000

A magazine devoted to shorthand...

Item #601000

December 14, 1868

STANDARD PHONOGRAPHIC VISITOR, New York, Dec. 14, 1868  This is a very curious little periodical themed on shorthand--unusual as such. "Phonography" was another word for a system of phonetic shorthand, as that invented by Sir Isaac Pitman in 1837. Included within are 12 pages of shorthand. The front page article is: "Phonography--A Beautiful Art".

Twenty pages, 5 by 7 inc... See More  

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598866

Post-Civil War from Madison, Wisconsin...

Item #598866

December 22, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, Wisconsin, Dec. 22, 1868  Among the front page items: "News from Washington" "Cuban Revolution Declining" "Rumors About Gen. Grant's Cabinet" "A Proposed Amendment to the Constitution".

Complete in four pages, a wealth of advertising with many illustrated ads, nice condition.

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598143

Stone & Murray's Circus...

Item #598143

October 14, 1868

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, October 14, 1868 Taking a full column on the front page is an ad for: "Stone & Murray's Circus" with a list of the attractions and performers, and several nice woodcuts.

Other news and advertisements, some with illustrations, are within the issue as well.

This is complete in four pages and is in good condition.

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597852

Baseball President... May Day in the Country...

Item #597852

May 16, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1868  The front page contains a quarter-page illustration of "George Sands, President of the National Base-Ball Association" with an article headed "The Base-Ball President". Also on the front cover is a half-page illustration entitled " 'See-Saw'--An Illustration for the Juveniles" which shows children see-sawing on... See More  

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590828

Newsies... a hard life...

Robert Bowling... Lee Family relation... supports Grant...

Item #590828

September 01, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 1, 1868

 

Page one has a letter from Robert Bolling (Lee family relative) in support of Grant, and which is worthy of reading.  Page 2 has an interesting set of articles regarding newsboys.  Also includes an early ad for the original New York R.H. Macy store.



Other news and advertisements of the day.



This is complete in 8 pages and in v
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589570

Velocipede...

Item #589570

August 19, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 19, 1868



* Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede, with image



An inside page has a nice article, "Improvement in the Velocipede", which is accompanied by a 4 3/4 inch square print, "Hanlons' Patent Improved Velocipede".  Other interesting inventions and period advertising are present throughout.



Complete in 16 pages, meas... See More  

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$55.00
581277

Earthquake in Chile and Peru... a possible tsunami...

Item #581277

September 28, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, September 28, 1868  The front page reports "The Great Earthquake in South America - Later and Fuller Particulars". Reports are from different areas along the coastline. Under the caption "Disastrous Wave at Talcuhuana", the description would appear to be the reporting of a tsunami. "At 10 o'clock at night a phenomeno... See More  

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$39.00
581156

Pacific Railroad prediction comes true...

Item #581156

September 25, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, September 25, 1868  On the front page under "The Pacific Railroad" is a report in which "...L. Gaylord Clark claims the honor of being the first one who predicted the building of a railway across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific... There would be no difficulty in the way of constructing a railroad from the Atlantic to the pacifi... See More  

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577613

The Circus... Yankee Robinson's Monster Exhibition...

Item #577613

September 24, 1868

The Lawrenceburgh Press, Lawrenceburgh, Indiana, September 24, 1868



* Post Civil War era illustrated circus ad



Page 3 has a full column ad for "Col. C. T. Ame' New Orleans Menagerie and Circus and Tropical Aviary". Has details about the various attractions and performances, and includes an engravings of an equestrian performance, two wild animals, & one of a ballet tro... See More  

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575630

1868 Alabama negroes...

Item #575630

February 14, 1868

THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL, Ohio, February 14, 1868 



* Alabama Negroes 

* Post Civil War 




The front page has one column headings that include: "CONGRESS" "Remonstrance From Alabama Whites Against Negro Rule" "Protection of American Citizens Abroad" and more.



Other news of the day throughout with many ads. Little foxing, uncut & unbound, ge... See More  

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$19.00
573311

A newspapers from Sacramento, California...

Item #573311

January 29, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, January 29, 1868



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




This 8 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
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568030

Mariner's children illustration...

Item #568030

April 18, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, April 18, 1868 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue is entitled "The Mariner's Children" which shows three children with a toy sailboat in the water. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches and is in good condition.

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$21.00
567990

Alaska illustration...

Item #567990

September 05, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, September 5, 1868 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue is of two illustrations entitled "Scenes in Alaska - Unalachleet: Indians Fishing Through the Ice" and "Scenes in Alaska - First View of the Yukon River". This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.5 inches and is in good con... See More  

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$21.00
560822

Blackwell's Island... The Union Pacific Railroad...

Item #560822

September 05, 1868

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated September 5, 1868 The large frontpage illustration is concerning a famous prison van: "The Black Maria -- Prisoners Leaving The Van At The Foot of 26th Street, New York, To Embark For Blackwell's Island". Inside the issue is a halfpage illustration  "Progress Of The Union Pacific Railroad -- Mrs. Clayton Planting The National Flag On T... See More  

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560821

Ned O'Baldwin, The Irish Giant and Prize Fighter...

Item #560821

January 25, 1868

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, from New York, dated January 25, 1868  The front page contains a large illustration "Testimonial to Mr. Ned O'Baldwin, The Irish Giant and Prize Fighter, At The Casino, E. Houston St., N.Y."  A fullpage inside has a view of: "The Town & Harbor Of St. Thomas, West Indies", plus a 5 by 9 1/4 inch "Map of St. Thomas", and related text.... See More  

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557668

1868 Sacramento California...

Item #557668

February 24, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, February 24, 1868

 

* Old West original from California

* Uncommon Title




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 & ... See More  

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$30.00
549359

David Ross Locke...

Item #549359

December 28, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, Wisconsin, December 28, 1868 



* David Ross Locke... 

* Petroleum V. Nasby... 




Page 2 has: "Nasby" "Mr. Nasby and His Friends Discuss the Message--The Financial Policy of the President Particularly is Approved of at the Beginning, But--"



Takes 3/4 of a column, signed in type: Petroleum Nasby. A humorous item using ma... See More  

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541205

Johnson vetoes Omnibus Act...

Item #541205

June 26, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, June 26, 1868  Front page has: "Washington" "The President's Message Vetoing the Southern States Bill" "The Bill Passed Over the Veto by Both Houses" "Continuation of the Debate on the Tax Bill"

Has details about the override of the veto by Congress, plus the text of President Johnson's veto of the Omnibus Reconstruction bill hi... See More  

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222086

1868 Madison, Wisconsin...

Item #222086

December 12, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL from Madison, Wisconsin and dated December 12, 1868.



* Early Madison Wisconsin



This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day and interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then.



Some of the news in this issue includes: "Lynch Law I
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221651
Item #221651

January 11, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated January 11, 1868 (print only)



This is a single-page framed print. This is a full page engraving of "The Barn-Yard".



The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.... See More  

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220913
Item #220913

January 11, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY dated January 11, 1868 (print only)



This is a single-page framed print. The print contains an engraving of "The Barn-Yard" .



The print size is approximately 9.75 x 14.75 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 14.75 x 19.75 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.... See More  

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$22.00
220007

Uncommon title in 1868....

Item #220007

March 18, 1868

EVERY AFTERNOON, N.Y., March 18, 1868.

 

* Uncommon title

* Nice masthead




Has news items, topical reports, literary-related content, some ads. Masthead has an engraving of a setting sun and a log raft, and a quote by Shakespeare: My free drift halts not particular, but moves itself in a wide sea. A volume I issue (number 2) of this uncommon title. Tabloid-size, 8 pages in good c
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$27.00
219389

Whipping Post in 1868....

Item #219389

December 07, 1868

NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 7, 1868.

 

* The whipping post
- Flagellation


The back page has a detailed report: The Whipping Post Another Revolting Exhibition at New Castle, Del.--Two Men Pilloried and Three Flogged--Public Opinion in the State Regarding the Law. Other news of the day includes: "Georgia" "The Preisdent's Message" "The Union Pacific Railroad" and much more. Minor printin
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$19.00
219244

Decorative Masthead of a Raft...

Item #219244

March 20, 1868

EVERY AFTERNOON, March 20, 1868, from New York, NY.  The best feature of this title is a magnificent masthead of a raft floating in the sunshine, with the tag-line:  "My free drift halts not particularly, but moves itself in a wide sea. - Shakespeare".  Mostly literary content, with some comentary on the news of the day.  Minor edge tears and some fold browning (see images), bu... See More  

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219243

Decorative Masthead of a Raft...

Item #219243

March 19, 1868

EVERY AFTERNOON, March 19, 1868, from New York, NY.  The best feature of this title is a magnificent masthead of a raft floating in the sunshine, with the tag-line:  "My free drift halts not particularly, but moves itself in a wide sea. - Shakespeare".  Mostly literary content, with some comentary on the news of the day.  Minor edge tears and some fold browning (see images), bu... See More  

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217059

Early 1868 Madison Wisconsin Wisconsin...

Item #217059

October 20, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL from Madison, Wisconsin and dated October 20, 1868.



* Early Madison Wisconsin

* 1868 Wisconsin

* Original News




This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day and interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then.



Some of the news in this issue
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215536

Andrew Johnson Impeachment Trial 1868....

Item #215536

March 14, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, March 14, 1868.

 

* President Andrew Johnson Impeachment trial
* 1868


Front page has: Impeachment Meeting of the Senate as Court House Of Representatives Present Johnson's Counsel Appear Asks Postponements For Forty Days The Senate Grants Ten Days The Trial Set for the 23d of March.

Other news of the day includes: "Heavy R
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213847

Early 1868 Madison Wisconsin Wisconsin...

Item #213847

November 07, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL from Madison, Wisconsin and dated November 7, 1868.



* Early Madison Wisconsin

* 1868 Wisconsin

* Original News




This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day and interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then.



Some of the news in this issue i
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$25.00
211200

1868 Sacramento California...

Item #211200

November 04, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, CA,  November 4, 1868. 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 often seen on a regular basis. Articles in this iss... See More  

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$30.00
207956

Ulysses S. Grant...

Item #207956

June 06, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, June 6, 1868 The front page has a nice endorsement for the Grant-Colfax ticket (see inset). Features a famous quote from Grant ("Fight It Out On The Line") as well as a list of the electors. Uncommon to have a presidential endorsement on the front page. Very good condition.

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$24.00
206641

Post Civil War South...

Item #206641

February 25, 1868

UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, N.H., Feb. 25, 1868 Front page has: "Condition Of The South" "Letter From Gov. Perry of South Carolina" "Terrible Paralyzation Of The People" "How The South Costs the Country a Hundred Millions, instead of Adding a Hundred Millions to its Resources". Archival mend to a tear in unrelated content affecting each leaf, bit of lite fold foxing.

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$18.00
204945

Brick & tile machine...

Item #204945

November 25, 1868

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 25, 1868  This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following: BRICK & TILE MACHINE - WAGON BRAKE - CARRIAGE POLE - STEAM PUMP & more. These illustrations also have related text.

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$20.00
200162

1868 Wisconsin Badgers...

Item #200162

December 09, 1868

WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL from Madison, WI and dated December 9, 1868. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from early Wisconsin.

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$20.00
153762

1868 Baseball Played at Central Park in NYC...

Item #153762

July 28, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1868 On pg. 3 under "Base Ball" are the two box scores of games played in Central Park, each with a very brief, one sentence summary. The first game was played between the Dexter and Henrietta clubs, and the second between the Dexter and Resolute clubs. Traces of foxing.

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$37.00
152215

Item #152215

June 02, 1868

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, June 2, 1868 Ftpg. has: "Grant And Colfax" "The Letters Of Acceptance". Includes Grant's letter accepting the nomination which is signed in type: U. S. Grant, as well as a letter of acceptance signed in type by Schuyler Colfax. Excellent condition.

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$29.00
150787

Item #150787

May 01, 1868

AMERICAN MESSENGER, New York, 1868 Has religious news and content with many spiritual anecdotes. Holes at the fold junctures, a few fold tears, general wear and some foxing.

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$9.00
151560
Item #151560

September 03, 1868

THE ERIE GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, September 3, 1868  This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.

This 4 page issue contains various news of the day and several interesting advertisements giving a glimpse as to what life was like shortly after the Civil War.

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$32.00
151623

Andrew Johnson signs the veto...

Item #151623

June 26, 1868

THE NEW-YORK TIMES, June 26, 1868  Ftpg. heads: "Washington" "The President's Message Vetoing the Southern States Bill" "The Bill Passed Over the Veto by Both Houses". Among the legislative business listed in the text is word that: "The Senate then passed the Omnibus bill over the President's veto by a vote of 35 to 8." Includes the text of Johnson's ve... See More  

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$28.00
152968

Item #152968
WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, Madison, 1868. "The official State Paper." See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives, containing various news & ads of the day both locally and nationally. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Nice Condition. Four pages, approximately 23"x17".

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$19.00
152980
Item #152980
THE ERIE GAZETTE, Pennsylvania, 1868  See the photo below for an example of this title from our archives. Contains various news of the day both nationally & locally, plus a wealth of ad as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date

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$32.00
153017

A journal of satire...

Item #153017
THE TOMAHAWK, "Saturday Journal of Satire", London, England, 1868. Info on the "NCSE" website notes: "This title first appeared 11 May 1867, being a weekly paper by Arthur W. aBeckett, and lasting only through 1870. The title ‘Tomahawk’ was borrowed from William Makepeace Thackeray, the novelist, satirist, illustrator and editor whose spirit so influenced the m... See More  

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$24.00
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