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Civil War related print on the front page...

Item #670023

September 06, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 6, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue features on the ftpg: "Westover, Near Harrison's Landing, Late Headquarters of Gen. Fitzjohn Porter". Much war reporting inside including: "Another Battle at Bull Run" and more. The ba... See More  

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Johnson's state-of-the-union address: reviewing the nation's work...

Item #669935

December 03, 1866

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 3, 1866 

* Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address

* Post Civil War reconstruction era

All of page 2 and half of page 3 are taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, a tradition which begins with Washington & continues to this day. It is signed in type at its conc... See More  

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Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #669879

January 29, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853

* Published by P. T. Barnum

The ftpg. features a print of the U.S. Steam Frigate 'Fulton' entering Havana harbor.

The back page has a fascinating article and print captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers..." with the article headed: "The Rappers" (rap music?). A curious item.

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Improved bridges for the military... A breech-loading rifle...

Item #669802

May 13, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Derrom's System  For Trestle Bridges" with a related article titled: "Improved System for Trestle Bridges" It begins: "The transit of streams in military operations is often one of the most embarrassing incidents of a campaign...During the whole of the present war & up to th... See More  

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Alexander Hamilton defends the President's salary...

Item #669550

December 09, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Dec. 9, 1795  The entire front page and a bit of page 2 are taken up with the: "Explanation, by Mr. Hamilton, on the Subject of a Late Attack upon the President of the United States, and the Former and Present Secretary of the Treasury, in Relation to the Compensation of the President". Extremely lengthy & continued in a f... See More  

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Burning John Jay in effigy...

Item #669538

July 15, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 15, 1795  Evidence of how controversial the Jay Treaty with England was, page 3 has a report noting in part: "...about noon...the 4th...a number of people collected together and daringly attempted to burn, in effigy, our late minister J. Jay, together with the treaty...".

Also a lengthy listing of the ceremonial parade f... See More  

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Adams replies to Pennsylvania...

Item #669009

December 23, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 23, 1798  Page 3 has an: "Address to John Adams, President of the United States" from the Assembly of Pennsylvania, on his work as President. This is followed by the President's "Reply" signed: John Adams.

Four pages, handsome masthead, various foxing, more so to an upper quadrant, some margin wear, good condition... See More  

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Defeat of Napoleon, the "buccaneer"...

Item #668960

October 10, 1798


* French campaign in Egypt and Syria

* Lord Horatio Nelson vs. Napoleon Bonaparte

Page 3 has a report headed: "Total Defeat of Buonaparte the Bucanier" with the first (of several) reports noting in part: "...of admiral Nelson's falling in with the French & capturing 4 sail of  the line, 5 friga... See More  

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French & Indian War news...

Item #668852

March 15, 1757

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 15, 1757  Page 6 has half a column headed: "America" which is a: "Letter from an Officer of Lord John Murray's Regiment, dated Schenectady". This has some nice content on the French & Indian War, & includes: "...we were ordered to join the regiment at Albany, from which place the New-Englanders had gone up to attack Cro... See More  

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Three Acts of Congress signed by President Washington...

Item #668627

June 23, 1796


* President George Washington

The back page is mostly taken up with three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by the President: Go. Washington.

The most notable and the lengthiest--taking half of the page--is: "An Act to Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States".

Page 3 has a bit h... See More  

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A treaty with the Indians...

Item #668563

May 25, 1786

NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, May 25, 1786 (year in Roman numerals)  Page 6 has the full text of a treaty with the Indians.

Following the American Revolution, the American states sought to establish peaceful relations with the Shawnee Indians. On January 31, 1786, the various parties signed a treaty ending hostilities between the Shawnee and white Americans.

Known as the... See More  

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The HMS Resolute... The Westminster Clock Bell...

Item #668507

December 27, 1856

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Dec. 27, 1856  Among the noteworthy items within this issue is the front page print of the new Westminster Clock Bell (of Big Ben fame), with supporting text. 

Significant as well are the two prints related to the famous arctic exploring vessel "The HMS Resolute". Other prints include:  "The Rev. Dr. Livingston, The Traveler In Afric... See More  

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Early newspaper from Raleigh...

Item #668286

January 11, 1837

THE NORTH CAROLINA STANDARD, Raleigh, Jan. 11, 1837 

* Rare antebellum publication

Various news and advertisements of the day from well before the outbreak of the Civil War. The back page has an illustrated ad for a jailed slave, with details.

Four pages, light damp staining, good condition.... See More  

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The Hatteras Shoals...

Item #667737
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, August, 1793  (note: the "July" at the top of page 1 is a printer's error) Articles include: "Accounts of Hatteras Shoals" "Concise Character of the Persians" and more.

Near the back is the "Monthly Gazette" with news reports including much on the French Revolution, plus: "Domestick Occurrences" which i... See More  

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Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy then Secretary of State...

Item #667520

June 29, 1811

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1811  Most of page 2 is taken up with various letters concerning Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy in Jefferson's administration, then becoming Secretary of State for Madison. Smith & Madison would soon disagree on policy resulting in Smith's resignation in 1811.

Most of the text is an address by Smith, with other letters signed in type by: James Madis... See More  

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Jefferson's letter concerning the military situation...

Item #667414

April 23, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 23, 1803 

* President Thomas Jefferson

The front page has a letter signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson, concerning the military situation.

Four pages, good condition.

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Lengthy on the Indian war in the War of 1812...

Item #667215

November 28, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1812  Inside has; "Monroe's Treaty" with subhead: "Treaty of Amity, Commerce & Navigation between his Britannic Majesty and the United States of America" which takes several pages with 4 signatures in type, including James Monroe, and dated Dec. 31, 1806.

Also within: "New Sicilian Constitution" "Revolutionar... See More  

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Death of Jonathan Swift... Early printing of "God Save the King"... Battle charts...

Item #667108
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1745  A highlight of this issue is the interesting and unusual full page engraving of: "A Plan of the City of Edinburgh" which has much detail, showing the castle as well, and includes a rather large key to various locations as well. Further on is a very detailed article: "Description of the City of Edinburgh".

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Details on the Mormon immigrants from Great Britain...

Item #666793

May 08, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 8, 1857 

* Mormons - Mormonism - immigration

Page 3 has an article: "The Mormons Again" which is a report on the immigrants from Great Britain. Some interesting details.

Four pages, very nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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Commentary on the Mexican War...

Item #666735

February 08, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1847  Page 3 has some interesting editorial commentary on the Mexican War, with: "The War, And It's Present Objects". This is followed by: "The City of Mexico or Peace".

Four pages, nice condition.

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Civil War map of the Fredericksburg vicinity...

Item #666000

May 02, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 2, 1863 

* Fredericksburg, Virginia area map

* John S. Mosby's Rangers - Raiders

The front page is dominated by a large Civil War map headed: "THE CROSSING OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK".

Plus there are many column heads on the Civil War including: "Success Everywhere" "The Enemy Confounded" "400 Prisoners Taken" "A Great Ba... See More  

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Item #665864

April 29, 1794

GENERAL ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 29, 1794 

* President George Washington letter

Page 2 has a report headed: "Proceedings of the Senate on Chief Justice Jay's appointment", which includes an introductory letter signed by him: Go. Washington.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More  

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King of England angered that the King of France considers him the "pretended" king...

Item #665778

September 22, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 22, 1701 

* James Francis Edward Stuart

* "The Old Pretender"

Acknowledging the recent death of King James II (in Paris on Sept. 16), page 2 has  report from "Loo" in England: "His Majesty being informed that the French King has, upon the death of the late King James, declared the pretended  Prince of Wales King of E... See More  

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From the temporary capital of the United States...

Item #665539

December 05, 1796


* 18th century American publication

The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction.

The front page is filled with advertisements including several illustrated ship ads. Various news of the day inside.

Four pages, wide never-trimmed m... See More  

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Large Civil War map... Battle of the Wilderness...

Item #665173

May 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1864 

* Battle of the Wilderness

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

The front page is dominated by a very large & detailed map headed: "THE JAMES RIVER MOVEMENT. Scene of Operations by Gen. Butler's Force--Petersburg, Richmond, and the Railroads". Plus over half of the first column is taken up with Civil War heads, beginning: "Struggle... See More  

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The capture of St. Lucia...

Item #663035

March 24, 1779


* Capture of St. Lucia, West Indies

* Battle of Morne de la Vierge

* American Revolutionary War

This "Extra" issue was published exclusively to report on the Siege of St. Lucia in the Caribbean, which begins with a letter from Major General Grant, commander of the British forces.

Included also are the: "...Art... See More  

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Fortifications of ports & harbors of the United States...

Item #659373

February 03, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Feb. 3, 1796  Various news & ads of the day including an illustrated stagecoach ad. The front page begins with a: "Report from the Department of War Relative to the Fortification of the Ports and Harbours of the United States" with specifics on Salem, Marblehead, New London, New York, Philadelphia, Savannah, Charleston, Norfolk, A... See More  

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Clinton's captures up the Hudson... Wealth of war reporting...

Item #659124

July 13, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, July 13, 1779 

* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy

Half of page 2 is taken up with content relating to America including: "A Proclamation" by the king of England, beginning: "Whereas we have received intelligence that preparations are making by our enemies to invade this our kingdom...".

Also a letter from Gen... See More  

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The Department of State is created...

Item #659059

July 29, 1789


* Department of State creation

  Considered by many as the most significant newspaper of the 18th century, particularly during this, the formative year of the new federal government, as the Gazette was the mouthpiece of all matters political. Most pronouncements from Congress & the President were printed first in this newspaper.

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Benedict Arnold & Major Andre... Americans: be not deceived!

Item #658552

March 06, 1781


* General Benedict Arnold joins the British

* American Revolutionary War - Major John Andre

Most of the front page is taken up with an impassioned plea: "To The People of America". The focus is on the recent conciliatory declaration by England towards a peace, but this write warns to not be deceived. A few... See More  

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Terrific news items from the Gold Rush

Item #657345

August 14, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 14, 1849  Page 3 has an article: "California Matters" which takes over a full column with a wide variety of reports. Included is: "...an outline of the measures to be submitted to the Convention for framing a State Government..." which lists eleven items. Then there is nearly a full column with a great wealth of reports ... See More  

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American items from the conclusion of the war...

Item #650135

July 24, 1783

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 24, 1783 

* American Revolutionary War - closing events

Two-thirds of page 4 are taken up with: "American News" including a Proclamation concerning plans for he evacuation of Loyalists. Also several news items from St. Augustine, and a letter from Savannah which includes: "...If, as we are led to believe, East Florida is to be evacuated... See More  

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A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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Pre and post-war perspective from Britain...

Item #649310
(8) GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England  A nice lot of eight issues, one from each decade from the 1730's thru 1809. A nice group of complete issues covering a period of 80 years, each with full title/contents page which features an engraving of St. John's Gate. Nice condition.

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Nice Harper's Weekly group, just after the Civil War...

Item #649309
(5) HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, a lot of five issues from just after the Civil War. Dates are August 12, August 19, September 23, November 11, and December 2, 1865. A wealth of great prints including: 'New Westminster, Capital of British Columbia'. Halfpg: 'Trial of Mowing Machines' & 'The Richmond Election--the Polling at the 1st Market House'. Nice doublepage cente... See More  

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Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

September 07, 1995

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995  A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.

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McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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Displayable masthead... early 19th century...

Item #649304
NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802  A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed.  Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.

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Over 340 years old and at a lesser price...

Item #649303
THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1670's (2nd-rate)  A genuine issue of this famous title, the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today.

This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More  

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Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...

Item #649302

September 21, 1998

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More  

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At a lesser price... from Boston...

Item #649301
(6) COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, a lot of six 2nd rate issues dating from 1795-1799. Various news of the day from this famous colonial town. This was arguably the most successful & well-known newspaper of in 18th century America. Could contain close-trimming, staining, archival mending, etc., but will not have loss of text. Please note: The S&H for this lot is a bit higher than that of a si... See More  

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From the Oneida Community... Civil War era...

Item #649300
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era  A lot of ten  issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.

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Uncommon provincial title with a decorative masthead...

Item #649299
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More  

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100 issue variety lot of 19th century newspapers...

Item #649298
(100) Wholesale variety lot of 100 American newspapers dating from 1820 - 1896 all in average or better condition--not a damaged lot--with at least 10 different titles.

A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection. An incredible value at under $2 per issue.  If purchasing folders, we recommend purchasing at least 20 for this lot.

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Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combination ... See More  

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One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
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Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #649295

November 25, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot.

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Five British newspapers from the 1760's - 1790's...

Item #649294
(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.

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