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674524

Rare Confederate issue from Petersburg...

Item #674524

August 15, 1863

THE DAILY EXPRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, Aug. 15, 1863 



* Rare Confederate publication



Petersburg was a critical city to the Confederacy, located not far south of the capital of Richmond, and the focus of a six month long siege when ended in early April, 1865, when Lee withdrew his troops from Petersburg and urged Jefferson Davis to remove the capital from Richmond. The war would end sh... See More  

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$165.00
674522

Edison & the beginning of the motion picture industry...

Item #674522

May 20, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* invention of the Kinetograph




The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry.

The articles takes over a full column & a portion includes: "...the duration of each imag... See More  

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$127.00
674521

Great Western print on the cover...

Item #674521

June 07, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890  The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback.

A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full pages with... See More  

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$71.00
674520

Early view of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada...

Item #674520

January 12, 1856

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Jan. 12, 1856  There are several nice military-themed prints inside, but some of the better prints are; "The Hon. Sir Allan MacNab, Prime Minster of Canada" and a nice half page view of: "Hamilton, Canada West, From the Mountain" and a great full page print: "Bear Hunting In Sweden".

Complete in 24 pages, great condition.

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$44.00
674516

Sam Adams...

Item #674516

July 30, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 30, 1796 



* Samuel Adams, Massachusetts governor

* 18th century American original




The front page has a full column taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by its governor: Samuel Adams.

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

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$43.00
674514

Great scenes of Yellowstone National Park...

Item #674514

August 11, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 11, 1883  The full front page is a great & scenic print captioned: "Scenes In The American Wonderland - The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone." Inside has another full page with 4 images of: "The American Wonderland--Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" which includes Yellowstone Lake, the giant geyser in action, etc., p... See More  

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$59.00
674513

Early, detailed letter from San Diego...

Item #674513

April 24, 1847

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1847  Much reporting on the Mexican War, plus the front page has: "Late From California" which is a lengthy letter from San Diego reading more like a travelogue than a military report, although there is mention of a battle with the Mexicans.

Also on the ftpg: "Letter From Gen. Taylor" and "Santa Anna's Dispositi... See More  

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$48.00
674512

Players returning from the war strengthen "the national game"...

Item #674512

June 29, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1865



* Civil War soldiers returning to baseball



The back page has: "Base Ball A Grand Match At Hoboken--The Mutual Club In The Field--The Second Contest For The Championship--An Immense Assemblage Of Spectators--The Finest Played Game Of The Season, Etc." This is a nice summary of a game between the Empire and Mutuals clubs, that begins: "The national... See More  

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$39.00
674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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$62.00
674499

Kristallnacht... no regret by Nazis...

Item #674499

November 12, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1938 



* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)

* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews




This is a very significant issue in Judaica history and the story of the Holocaust. The front page has a three line, three column head concerning the attacks on Jewish folks in Germany known as Kristallnacht: "Nazis Warn Foreign Press 'Lies' Will Hurt Reich Jews; Ar... See More  

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$210.00
674496

Philadelphia printing of the Constitution of the United States...

Item #674496
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, September, 1787 



* Philadelphia printing of the Constitution of the United States



This title, along with the "American Museum", has the honor of being the first magazine to print the Constitution of the United States. Both publications were from Philadelphia, the city where the Constitution was created.

Comments from the Library Company o... See More  

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$7,350.00
674489

Finding a Northwest Passage... Protecting the Carolinas...

Item #674489
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745  Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defence of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".

Among other articles are: "Speech on the R... See More  

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$49.00
674487

A conversion of a Jew... "Of a small Venomous Serpent..."

Item #674487
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1750  Over a page is taken up with: "Of a small Venomous Serpent...." which includes on page 2 a print of it. Another article is: "An Account of the Conversion of Daniel Tnangam Alexander, an Eminent Jew" to the Protestant religion.

There is a continued article on: "Lewis XIV Greatest of Monarchs" by M. de Voltair... See More  

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674485

A conversion of a Jew... "Of a small Venomous Serpent..."

Item #674485
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1750  Over a page is taken up with: "Of a small Venomous Serpent...." which includes on page 2 a print of it. Another article is: "An Account of the Conversion of Daniel Tnangam Alexander, an Eminent Jew" to the Protestant religion.

There is a continued article on: "Lewis XIV Greatest of Monarchs" by M. de Voltair... See More  

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674484

Relations with England...

Item #674484
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1766  Among the items included are: "On the Alliance between Church and State and the American Bishops...". A great & lengthy article is: "On The Trade & Commerce of the British Colonies" which considers the taxation and trade issues, of significance given the Stamp Act which was in force at this time. There is much great readin... See More  

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674444

Capt. Decatur's report on his victory over the Macedonian...

Item #674444

December 19, 1812

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 19, 1812 



* USS United States vs. HMS Macedonian



The front page has: "Brilliant Naval Actions" which is concerning Stephen Decatur's victory over the British frigate Macedonian, in a letter signed: James Madison. this is followed by a nice, detailed letter of the battle datelined: "U..S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812" and s... See More  

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674396

Charge of the Light Brigade...

Item #674396

November 18, 1854

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 18, 1854 



* Charge of the Light Brigade illustration

* Battle of Balaclava - Crimean War




The front page contains not only a nice article but a great illustration on the famous "Charge of the Light Brigade" from during the Crimean War.

The article is headed: "The Battle Of Balaclava" which carries over to page 2, and the print ... See More  

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674386

The famous Heenan and Sayers boxing match...

Item #674386

May 12, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 12, 1860 



* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* Famous & 1st World championship boxing




The front page is mostly taken up with 5 prints concerning the famous Heenan and Sayers boxing match including: "The Field Where the Champion Battle Was Fought" plus prints showing both Heenan and Sayers. Inside has a nearly half pg. print: "Heenan In his... See More  

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$64.00
674380

Neil Armstrong steps on the moon in 1969...

Item #674380

July 21, 1969

WAPAKONETA DAILY NEWS, Ohio, July 21, 1969



* Best issue to have on this historic event ?

* Neil Armstrong's hometown newspaper




A great issue on this significant event as this newspaper is from Neil Armstrong's hometown. Typically issues of this date carried a headline "Man Walks On Moon" but this hometown newspaper personalized the report honoring their local hero with: &q... See More  

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674375

From the state of Chihuahua, Mexico...

Item #674375

January 03, 1860

LA COALICION, the date translating to: "Tuesday, January 3, 1860". The full title translating to: "The Coalition -Official Newspaper of the Government of the State of Chihuahua" which is a northern state of Mexico, bordering much of New Mexico.

Four pages, 8 1/4 by 11 3/4 inches, very nice condition.


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674369

The Japanese ambassadors' visit the President & the nation's capital...

Item #674369

May 26, 1860

NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, May 26, 1860  Most of the many prints in this issue are on the visit of the Japanese ambassadors to the nation's Capital. Included are two doublepage prints.

Sixteen pages, some light toning, small binding holes at the centerfolds, nice condition.

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674367

Celebrating the new Erie Canal...

Item #674367

October 10, 1825

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 10, 1825



* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey




Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal, headed; "New York Celebration". Included is the governor's "Address" which begins: "This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from Lake Erie, is... See More  

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674366

One of the earliest Louisiana newspapers we have offered...

Item #674366

June 09, 1819

ORLEANS GAZETTE & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, June 9, 1819 



* Very rare & early deep South publication



This is one of the earliest newspapers from Louisiana we have had the pleasure to offer.

The front page has "Arrival of The President in Savannah" with much detail, taking over a full column. Also an address: "To the Mayor, Aldermen and Citizens of Savannah" sig... See More  

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674360

Statehood for Israel...

Item #674360

May 14, 1948

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, May 14, 1948 



* Israeli Declaration of Independence

* Early, same day 1st report




The front page has an extremely historic and desirable report headed: "First Hebrew Nation Proclaimed By Jews" with the subhead: " 'State Of Israel' Becomes Reality After Midnight" and other small subheads. The ftpg. also includes photos headed... See More  

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$445.00
674289

A lot of seven 1795 New York newspapers...

Item #674289

February 03, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, 1795  A lot of seven complete issues, all never bound nor trimmed, some damp staining to most of them but otherwise rather good condition.

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674223

General Smyth's failed effort to invade Canada...

Item #674223

December 18, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 18, 1812  Inside reports include: "Gen. Smyth's Expedition", a letter signed in type by: Stephen Decatur datelined from the "U.S. S. United States, at sea, Oct. 30, 1812"; "The Prize" concerning the British frigate Macedonian; "The Crew of the Macedonian"; nearly 1 1/2 columns on: "Highly Imp... See More  

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674219

Preparing for the Statue of Liberty... Oklahoma Boomers... Tenement House fire…

Item #674219

May 16, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page is a montage of prints concerning the trial of Richard Short for the assault on Capt. Phelan.

Inside has a very dramatic print of: "The Tenement House Fire...A Father's Desperate Resort--Four Children Thrown from a 3rd Story Window". Another fullpg. shows a reunion of Union & Confederates solders in ... See More  

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674216

United States Post Office...

Item #674216

April 18, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 18, 1896  The ftpg. shows: "Letter Canceling Machines in the U.S. Post Office, New York City" with a related article as well. 

Page 3 has a report on the 1896 Olympic Games, the first held after being abolished 15 centuries ago. Various prints of: "Gas Machine for Industrial & Domestic Uses" and various other prints &... See More  

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674209

Closing in on Richmond...

Item #674209

February 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of the Rebel Capital" "Crossing of the Rapidan" "Rebels Driven from Their Position" and more.

Eight pages, slight bit of damp staining at the bottom, nice condition.... See More  

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674199

Two Civil War maps...

Item #674199

April 03, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1862  Page 3 has a Civil War map headed: "Movements of Major General Banks - Occupation of Woodstock, Virginia- Fight at Stony Creek".

Among the page 3 column heads on the Civil War are: "The New Battle Field" "Corinth, Mississippi to be the Waterloo of the War" "The Rebels Armed with Pikes and Battle Axes" "Beauregard, J... See More  

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674198

Civil War map of the Corinth vicinity...

Item #674198

April 06, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 6, 1862  The front page has a one column map showing the Corinth, Mississippi vicinity.

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Situation Of Corinth, Miss." "The Battle Ground of the Impending Contest" "The Impediment to the Union War Path" "General Jackson Expected to Add Fresh Glory to the Southern Army" "... See More  

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674197

Civil War map on the front page...

Item #674197

February 07, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 7, 1864  The front page features a map headed: "The Smithfield and Ben's Church Affair".

Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Rebel Attempt Capture Cumberland Gap" "Brisk Skirmishing and Repulse of the Enemy" "News From Chattanooga" "Details of the Rebel Demonstration on Newbern, N.C." "The F... See More  

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674194

The Civil War at Cumberland Gap...

Item #674194

February 08, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 8, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Rebel Advance In East Tennessee" "Attempt to Capture Cumberland Gap" "Three Days' Sharp Skirmishing" "Rebels Finally Repulsed" "Johnston's Rebel Army at Rome, Ga." "The Situation at Knoxville" "Longstreet Moving on Tazewell...&qu... See More  

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674192

Latest reports from the Civil War...

Item #674192

February 06, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Butler's Dept." "The Siege of Newbern Raised" "Retreat of the Rebels to Kinston" "From Gen. Kelly's Dept." "Another Victory by Gen. Mulligan" "Six Hours' Hard Fighting" "Our Cavalry Sharply Engaged at the Latest Date&qu... See More  

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674189

"When Johnny comes marching home..."

Item #674189

May 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 25, 1865



* When Johnny Comes Marching Home

* Civil War soldiers welcome home




The first column has a nice stack of column heads on a parade of returning soldiers headed: "THE REVIEW" "Sherman's Veterans on Parade" "The Conquerors of Georgia & South Carolina in Penna. Ave." "Sherman's 'Bummers' on Their Good Behavior ... See More  

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674187

Civil War reports from Chattanooga...

Item #674187

March 21, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 21, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "FROM CHATTANOOGA" "The Rebels in Large Force" "Gen. Sherman's Army Gone Down the Mississippi" "Expeditions Sent From Vicksburg" "Sufferings of Union Prisoners" "New Bern Still Save" "From Arkansas" and much more.

Eight pages, nic... See More  

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674185

Robert E. Lee's report...

Item #674185

November 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From the Southern States" "Gen. Lee's Official Report of His Late Operations in Virginia" which takes over half a column & is signed in type: R. E. Lee, General; "Jeff Davis At Charleston" "Gen. Bragg & His Troubles" "News From Tennessee" &... See More  

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674184

The Civil War in Texas...

Item #674184

December 14, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 14, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: The Richmond Prisoners" "Rebel Authorities Refuse to Receive Further Supplies" "Active Operations in Texas Continued "Matagorda Island Occupied by Our Troops" "Sinking Of The Weehawken" "Army of the Potomac" and more.

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

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674160

President Richard Nixon "quits"...

Item #674160

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS--EXTRA, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON QUITS". The balance has the official announcement: "President Nixon announced his resignation tonight in a TV address to the nation. Vice President Gerald R. Ford will become 38th President tomorrow."

More coverage, with photos, on the inside pages.

Tabloid-siz... See More  

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$42.00
674145

Early baseball reports in a sporting newspaper...

Item #674145

November 01, 1856

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Nov. 1, 1856  This was primarily a shorts themed newspaper, with a sports themed masthead. Inside has: "Base Ball" with some detail on recent baseball games. Quite early for baseball.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
674143

A noted baseball player of the day...

Item #674143

October 21, 1882

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Oct. 21, 1882  Inside has a nice portrait of "Waller Wallace", a prominent baseball player at that time. Included is a biography of him. The same page has box scores and write-ups for 13 baseball games.

The back several pages contains a great wealth of advertisements for the theater business including much on noted acts of the day.

Sixteen pages, great condition.... See More  

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$35.00
674142

Trial of Henry Wirz of the Andersonville prison camp...

Item #674142

November 09, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 9, 1865 



* Pre-execution of Captain Henry Wirz

* Andersonville Civil War prison - Georgia




The top of the front page has nice heads on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" warden of the infamous Andersonville prison camp in South Carolina: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Case Of Wirz" "His Approaching Execution" "Moral and Physica... See More  

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$31.00
674140

The troubles in Kansas...

Item #674140

April 30, 1856

BANNER OF LIBERTY, Middletown, New York, April 30, 1856 



* Bleeding Kansas



A great issue if only because of the very patriotic masthead, featuring an eagle with the US. flag in its talons.

Inside has over a full column on the troubling situation in Kansas, headed: "The Kansas Troubles not so Big as They Seem--How & Why They are Magnified..." with more. One bit notes: &quo... See More  

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674135

A sporting-themed newspaper...

Item #674135

February 19, 1859

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Feb. 19, 1859  The masthead has a sporting theme, showing cricket, boxing, horse racing, & sailing.

The ftpg. features a print: "The Returned Californian" which related to a story on the ftpg.  Inside is primarily filled with various sporting reports including: "Canine" "Sparring" Cocking" "The Trigger" "The Game of... See More  

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674134

Much reporting on the Civil War...

Item #674134

October 10, 1863

THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 10, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Chattanooga" "The Attack from Lookout Mountain..." "Bursting of the Enemy's Gun" "Murfreesboro Threatened" "News From Charleston" "Firing Between Our Batteries & the Rebel Forts on James Island" "The Jeff. Davis Co... See More  

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674129

The Civil War near Knoxville...

Item #674129

January 30, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1864 



* Battle of Fair Garden - Tennessee



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Fighting Near Knoxville" "The Enemy Worsted" "Our Troops Fall Back" "Advance of Generals Sturgis and Granger to Lewisville" Longstreet Heavily Re-enforced" "A Great Battle Expected".

Eight pages, very nice ... See More  

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674125

Closing in on Richmond...

Item #674125

February 09, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 9, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "General Butler's Dept." "Bold Raid Towards Richmond" "Our Troops Within Ten Miles of the Rebel Capital" "Crossing of the Rapidan" "Rebels Driven from Their Position" and more.

Eight pages, great condition.

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$29.00
674123

Abraham Lincoln on the draft...

Item #674123

August 12, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 12, 1863  The top of the first column has: "President Lincoln On The Draft" "Retaliation for Abuse of Colored Troops" which has his letter signed in type: A. Lincoln. Also: "Lee Expected To Attack Meade" "End of the Naval Campaign in the Mississippi" and more.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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$35.00
674122

Front page Civil War map...

Item #674122

February 02, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1862  The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "The Rebel Position On The Tennessee and Cumberland." with further details.

There are also nice one column war-related heads including: "Important From Gen. Grant's Column" "Additional Particulars of the Reconnoitering Expedition" "The Fort Not Yet Evacuated" "News From The S... See More  

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$48.00
674114

The noted Jane Addams...

Item #674114
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 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.

The front page features a photo of the renowned "Miss Jane Addams". Addams was an American settlement acti... See More  

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$39.00
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