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660142

War news from this notable Confederate city...

Item #660142

October 06, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 6, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Vice President Stephens and Reconstruction" " "Letter from Richmond" "Affairs on Morris Island--A Yankee Description of the 'Pen' and its Occupants" "The President and the Army" "... See More  

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$82.00
660140

News from Hood's operations...

Item #660140

October 19, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 19, 1864 



* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "The News of Hood's Operations" "Letter from Richmond" "From the Valley - Camp near New Market" "Interesting from the North" "Mobile and Charleston" and more.

Some war items on the ... See More  

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$67.00
660139

Sherman's report on the Atlanta campaign...

Item #660139

October 20, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 20, 1864 



* Rare publication from the origin of the Civil War

* General William T. Sherman & the Atlanta campaign




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Important From Hood--Our Army on the Outskirts of Chattanooga" "Successful Skirmishing In Florida" "Yankee Reports from Louisiana" "From t... See More  

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$83.00
660138

Morgan's betrayer... Ben Butler's anger...

Item #660138

October 22, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 22, 1864 



* From the origin of the Civil War



Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "News From the North" which includes a dispatch signed by Benjamin Butler, concerning anger over the Confederates employing captured colored soldiers in digging trenches, with his similar retaliation (see).

"Mrs. Lucy Williams--Mor... See More  

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$70.00
660134

President Jefferson Davis addresses his Congress...

Item #660134

November 08, 1864

THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Nov. 8, 1864 



* Confederate president Jefferson Davis

* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War




Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Glorious Achievements of Forrest's Horse Marines" "Yankee Army News" "The Tennessee Valley Campaign" "The President's Message" in which he presents ... See More  

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$84.00
659742

Salisbury Connecticut... Hunterstown, Canada...

Item #659742

June 10, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, June 10, 1854 



* Andrew Jackson

* The Tocconuc Mountains




This particular issue has the following woodcuts: Monument to the late Richard Johnson, at Frankfort, Kentucky - Equestrian Statue of Andrew Jackson, at Washington - Tocconuc Mountains, and Twin Lakes, Salisbury, Connecticut - Site of the Revolutionary Foundry, Salisbury, Connecticut - Lumbering e... See More  

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659736

Portraits of various dog breeds...

Harlam River... Fishing... Lake George, New York...

Item #659736

September 23, 1854

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston MA, September 23, 1854



* Images of various dog breeds

* View of Lake George, New York




This 16 page newspaper is one of the few illustrated newspapers of that time. The famed Harper's Weekly didn't start until 1857. The woodcuts in these issues give the public a sense of what was going on around America at the time. This particular issue has the follo... See More  

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659630

Fish-Culture in America...

Item #659630
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1868.  The front page has the beginning of a multi-page article: "FISH-CULTURE IN AMERICA", which has considerable text and related illustrations in regards to the controlled raising and breeding of fish. A background history of Pisciculture is included.

Additional articles with associated prints include: "THE HANDEL FESTI... See More  

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659574

General Lafayette Departs from the U.S...

Item #659574

September 17, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, September 17, 1825  Featured in this issue is a nice report report on the departure of General Lafayette after his long visit in America. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, measures 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches, a bit of foxing, but ... See More  

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$36.00
659555

Fur trading in the Northwest...

Item #659555

November 09, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 9, 1822  Featured is a nice report on fur trading in the Northwest. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches, a bit of foxing, overall good condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of... See More  

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659554

War In Florida... Creek Indians... 1836...

Item #659554

March 05, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1836  Featured is a nice report on the war in Florida involving the Creek Nation. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches, good condition (although an inside page has a piece missing from the lower right margin... See More  

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659553

Indians in Milledgeville, Georgia...

Item #659553

August 08, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 8, 1829  Featured in this issue is a nice report regarding Indian affairs in Milledgeville, Georgia. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Sixteen pages, good condition, 9 1/2 by 6 inches.



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659545

Lead & silver mines in New England...

Item #659545

August 15, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 15, 1829  This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news is political from different regions of America, however, the article which caught our eye was in regards to lead and silver mines in New England. See images for details.

Measures 6 1/2 by 10 inches, in overall nice condition, with a small amount of damp... See More  

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658740

Early Baseball... New Jersey Convention... "dead ball" favored...

Item #658740

November 10, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, New York, November 10, 1870  On page 3 under "Base-Ball" is a report: "The New-Jersey Base-Ball Convention--Officers and Committees."

This report about the fourth annual Convention includes a list of the various clubs and their respective delegates who attended the convention, as well as the names of the new officers who were elected (at the convention).

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658707

Seward's Folly... Purchase of Alaska...

Item #658707
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida NY April 15, 1867.



* Seward's Folly

* United States purchases Alaska



This 8 page newspaper is in very nice condition, contains news of the day and stories. The back page has a interesting report on the purchase by America of what we know now as Alaska from Russia.

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657813

Snow yacht sailing... Faust's Stove for railway cars...

Item #657813

March 19, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 19, 1887



* Snow yacht sailing

* Paris morgue

* Magazine gun for the German Army

* Faust's Stove for railway cars



Illustrations have supporting text. Many interesting advertisements as well.  The issue is complete and in very good condition.
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657628

Dismal report from the gold miners...

Item #657628

December 07, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER Washington, D.C., Dec. 7, 1849 



* California gold rush hardships



Page 3reports a terrible situation in the golf fields with: "Experience In The Gold Region" which includes: "...After a wearisome voyage round the Cape he reached San Francisco & left immediately for the 'diggins'....Many of the amateur gold diggers were exhausted wit... See More  

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657625

California works towards statehood... Formalizing relations with Hawaii...

Item #657625

December 11, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, Dec. 11, 1849 



* California Republic for statehood ?

* Early Hawaii relations w/ America




Page 3 has: "California Matters" "The Revenue of California" and:  "Close of the Convention & Signing of the Constitution" being fundamental reports on California becoming a state. Also: "Commerce of San Francisco... See More  

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657504

First automobile advertisement in America...

Item #657504

August 06, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 6, 1898 A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue). 
The top of the back page has an advertisement headed
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657326

The New York Tennis and Racquet Club...

Item #657326

April 15, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 15, 1893  The front page has five illustrations of: "The New York Tennis And Racquet Club". The largest is a cut-away illustration showing the various facilities of this multifaceted club, each identified by references at the bottom of the page.

Inside has a detailed article about the club with two more related prints.  The back page h... See More  

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657299

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #657299

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned: "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay".

A portion of the ar... See More  

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657281

Declaration of war...

Item #657281

June 27, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 27, 1812 



* War of 1812 declaration by United States 

* James Madison proclamation

* Historic report




This issue has one of the best presentations on the declaration of war against Great Britain, beginning the War of 1812.

Most of the first column of the front page is a somewhat decorative "Proclamation" headed with an engraving of ... See More  

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657044

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #657044

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891 An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion of the art... See More  

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$88.00
656907

Chinese bound for San Francisco...

Item #656907

April 29, 1876

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 29, 1876  Inside are several prints on "The War in the Herzegovina", a full page: "Map of a Portion of Africa" and a doublepg. centerfold: "Chinese Emigration to America: Sketch on Board the Steamship Alaska, Bound for San Francisco".

Complete in 24 pages, very nice, clean condition.

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656792

Americad & Frsance agree on a Treaty of amity...

Item #656792

October 01, 1800

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1800  Near the back is news headed: "America" which reports: "...The French government and that  or America have at length composed all their differences by a Treaty of Amity & Commerce which wasa signed at Paris on  the 30th ult...many important point, particularly that of indemnifications for past captures, are left uns... See More  

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656785

Abraham Lincoln's proclamation...

Item #656785

July 23, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL,  New  York, July 23, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* More Civil War troops needed




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.

The ftpg. has: "The Campaign In Virginia" "At Petersburg" "Sherman's Operations"... See More  

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656604

Unique "Yankee" & "Confederate" pair of the same date...

Item #656604

July 22, 1861

Here is a unique opportunity for a pair of issues--one Yankee and the other Confederate--of the identical date of July 22, 1861 both reporting on the First Battle of Bull Run, one from the New York Tribune and the other from the Confederate capital of Richmond, titled the Daily Dispatch, providing a perspective of how the news was reported with all the "spin" & biases that ... See More  

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656563

Battle of Fort Donelson as reported by General Pillow...

Item #656563

March 05, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 5, 1862



* General Gideon Johnson Pillow

* Battle of Fort Donelson - Tennessee

* From the capital of Confederacy




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Page two has much detail on: "The Battles At Fort Donelson - General Pillow's Report - Battle of Trenches, Feb. 11 - Battle of Dover, Feb. 15th" with the... See More  

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$94.00
656304

First automobile advertisement in America...

Item #656304

December 10, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 10, 1898 A very significant issue in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" records that the first automobile advertisement ever published in America is on the back page (not the very first appearance, which was in the July 30, 1898 issue). 
The top of the back page has an advertisement heade
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656119

Southern generals described...

Item #656119

April 22, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, April 22, 1864  This was one of very few newspapers which actually printed in their dateline: "Confederate States Of America".

There is much front page reporting on the Civil War, from the Confederate perspective, including: "Good News From North Carolina!" "Official From Gen. Hoke--Capture of Plymouth, N.C., A Yankee Brigadi... See More  

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656034

Confederate Act of Congress to organize a military...

Item #656034

March 04, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 4, 1864 



* Confederate Act of Congress

* Organizing a rebel military




A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Enemy Around Richmond--Butler's Advance Up the Peninsula" which takes over a column; "City Intelligence" "Blockade Runner Blocked"... See More  

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655949

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #655949

October 18, 1893

PUCK, New York, Oct. 18, 1893 



* Color political prints - cartoons



Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as ... See More  

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655530

Longest continuously published Mormon periodical...

Item #655530

August 22, 1892

THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 22, 1892  This periodical, typically shortened to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970.

During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being monthly, semi-monthly and even weekly, and... See More  

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$35.00
655418

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #655418

November 01, 1893

PUCK, New York, Nov. 1, 1893  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: "... See More  

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654939

Stephen Douglas & Abraham Lincoln... Early baseball report...

Item #654939

September 07, 1858

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 7, 1858 



* Stephen Douglass & Abraham Lincoln

* Early baseball in New York City



The ftpg. has headlines & text on: "The Staten Island War" "Further Arrests" "Suspension of Superintendent Tallmadge" and more (see photos).

Pg. 4 has an article headed: "The President & Mr. Douglas" which mentions Lincoln as wel... See More  

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654869

Atlantic cable is completed.... America connects to Europe...

Item #654869

August 03, 1866

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 3, 1866



* 2nd Atlantic cable - Transatlantic telegraph

* SS Great Eastern




The front page has one column headings that include: "EUROPE" "Dates Through the Cable to August 1" "THE CABLE ALL RIGHT" "Business Brisk and the Line Working Well" and more. Coverage on the 2nd Atlantic cable being used for the first time.

Complete in... See More  

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654832

President Madison's Proclamation concerning this action against Spain...

Item #654832

September 16, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 16, 1815  The front page contains: "By the President of the United States of America - A Proclamation" concerning: "...sundry persons, citizens of the United States...especially within the state of Louisiana, are conspiring together to beg...the means for a military expedition...against the dominions of Spain, with which the United S... See More  

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654418

Dr. Solis Cohen, a notable Jew... Columbian Exposition...

Item #654418

August 17, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 17, 1893 



* Jacob da Silva Solis-Cohen



Full ftpg. shows a scene at: "The World's Columbian Exposition at Chicago". Also a great doublepg. centerfold: "The Architecture of the World's Columbian Exposition--Striking Panoramic Effect of the Fair Buildings as seen from the South Colonnade".

Of special note is an art... See More  

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654087

Ice skating chair...

Item #654087

November 09, 1867

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 9, 1867  The front cover of this issue is "The Turkish Mosque in the Paris Exposition" an accompanying article inside. Within the issue is: "Althouse's Combined Scissors and Buttonhole Cutter"; "Adamson's Skating Device"; "Swinnerton's Horse Hay Rake and Gatherer"; and additional illustrations, article... See More  

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653221

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #653221

September 20, 1893

PUCK, New York, Sept. 20, 1893  Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:

front page: &quo... See More  

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652855

Outlaw Sam Perris escapes from the local jail...

Item #652855

April 06, 1872

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, April 6, 1872 



* Samuel 'Worcester Sam' Perris

* burglar, safe cracker and bank robber

* Jail escape - best title to have




Page 2 has a half column article headed: "Local Matters" "A DARING ESCAPE" "Sam Perris at Liberty" "How He Broke Jail". This is the notorious bank robbery 'Worcester' ... See More  

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652781

Capitol pediment artwork is completed and unveiled....

Item #652781

November 08, 1828

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov.  8, 1828 Page 4 has a very detailed article on the completion of the carved artwork of Luigi Persico, the artist who created the "Genius of America" pediment which fronts the Capitol building in Washington.

It was work in progress from 1825 - 1828 and this report describes the work, beginning: "The scaffolding and shed which hav... See More  

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652699

Ratifying "Seward's Folly"...

Item #652699

April 10, 1867

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, April 10, 1867 



* Alaska purchase - Seward's Folly

* William H. Seward - Russia

* Votes for ratification - success




Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous yet very historic report headed: "Washington" "Special Dispatch to the Republican" "The Purchase of Russia-America". The report mentions there were votes aga... See More  

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$39.00
652537

Great for a classroom - providing persective...

"Caught Napping", the original lost work by A.H. Burr...

Item #652537

February 10, 1866

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 10, 1866



* "Caught Napping", by A.H. Burr



While many are familiar with the print of "Caught Napping" by A.H. Burr in the March 10, 1866 issue of Harper's Weekly (at a lessor price), what may not be know is that the original appeared a month prior in the ILN for Feb. 10, 1866. The print is in great condition, and is accomp... See More  

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$30.00

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$16.00
652399

Venezuelan Independence... Manifesto of Caracas...

Item #652399

October 19, 1811

(2 issue set) NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 19 & 26, 1811  This two issue set, under the heading "A Manifesto," has nearly 10 pages dedicated to the Manifesto of Caracas, and related details.

The coverage begins: "By the confederation of Venezuela, in South America, of the reason which influenced them in the formation of an ABSOLUTE INDEPENDENCE of Spain, and... See More  

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$27.50
652024

Guthrie, Oklahoma... Horse racing in New York...

Item #652024

May 25, 1889

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 25, 1889  The full ftpg. shows: "Opening of the Racing Season of the Brooklyn Jockey Club...The Brooklyn Handicap: Scene at the Finish.  Among many prints inside are: "Progress In Oklahoma--Two Typical Views in the Town of Guthrie". Also: "Tragic Death of Washington Irving Bishop, the Mind-Reader...".

Sixteen pag... See More  

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$24.50
651505

Slave insurrection, Yellow Fever epidemic, treaty with France...

Item #651505

November 01, 1800

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1800  Near the back is news headed: "America" which reports on the Yellow Fever epidemic noting: "America, too, is at once a prey to a malignant fever & a most extensive & alarming insurrection among the Negroes, incited, as is said, by French emissaries & urged to slaughter every white person (except French) that falls wi... See More  

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651254

Baseball player print... The 'Black Crook'...

Item #651254

October 06, 1866

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 6, 1866 



* "The Black Crook" at Niblo's Garden

* The 1st modern-day musical

* Baseball player portrait... The Johnstown Flood




Page 41 has a full page print of the "Great Scene Of The Second Performance Of The 'Black Crook,' Spectacle Now Performing At Niblo's Garden," This would eventually become genera... See More  

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$41.50
651247

Caracas & Carthagena independence... rare mention of The Inquisition...

Item #651247

February 01, 1812

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 1, 1812 



*  Carthagena's independence

*  Rare mention of The Inquisition

*  Report from Caracas re: their independence




Page 7 has under the heading "South America" mention of the manifesto of Carthagena, stating in part that in the previous November, they had declared themselves to be: "A FREE, SOV... See More  

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650930

Great baseball report... After the Comanche Indians...

Item #650930

May 22, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 22, 1875  Near the top of the back pagte is; "THREE  TO ONE" "Western Muscle Yields to Red Stocking Skill" "Sweazy's Pony Team Achieves a Brilliant Victory" which is a quite lengthy & detailed baseball game report taking an entire column. 

Also on the bkpg: "After the Comanches" "Lt. Bullis in the Fi... See More  

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