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650731

Signficant ad & review of the first modern musical...

Item #650731

September 17, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 17, 1866  Although an inconspicuous listing on page 7, the advertisement for the Broadway production of the "Black Crook" is quite significant. And even more significant is the page 4 review of the production, as the "Black Crook" is honored in theater history as the first modern musical.

As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being consi... See More  

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$450.00
650330

Dealing with the pirates... Greek-Turk Revolution...

Item #650330
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1821  Certainly one of the more famous magazines of the 18th & 19th centuries, having started in 1731 and surviving for over 130 years. This was the very first publication to use the word "magazine".

Among the articles within are those headed: "Westminster Abbey" "Old Sarum & Stonehenge, Accurately Described&quo... See More  

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$45.00
650015

Great issue for any golf enthusiast...

Item #650015

December 11, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 11, 1897 



* Famous A.B. Frost golfer illustration: "THE DRIVE"

* Complete issue with displayable front cover

* Pike's Peak sunrise print by F.P. Stevens


 
Certainly the prime print is the great full front page print by the famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "The Drive" showing a golfer about to tee off, with others... See More  

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$88.00

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649852

Jefferson Davis in captivity...

Item #649852

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865 



* Jefferson Davis in confinement

* Fort Monroe - Hampton, Virginia




The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our Whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender".

Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starve... See More  

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649274

Newspapers with a treasure-trove of political reporting...

Item #649274
(20) NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, 1820's - 1830's  A lot of 20 different issues within the noted date range, all complete and each containing 16 pages.

Niles' Register was a very famous, small-size newspaper which excellent political reporting--not surprising given its proximity to Washington, D.C.--in addition to carrying a wealth of news events from across the country. I
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$78.00
649236

Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #649236
NEW YORK TIMES, 1865-1866  A lot of five issues of the New York Times from just after the Civil War, each with a report of a baseball game. These issues provide a mid-19th century perspective of America’s favorite pastime. Some browning, generally nice condition. The images shown are representative of the "look" of what you will receive. Actual issues/dates will vary.... See More  

Item from Catalog 327 - released for February, 2023...

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649085

Making carpets in America... Andy Jackson Proclamation...

Item #649085

March 27, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, March 27, 1830  Inside has an interesting article: "American Carpeting" concerning the creation of a a carpet manufacturing company in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, allowing Americans to no longer be dependent on foreign manufactures, followed by the: "President's Reply" congratulating American ingenuity, signed in type: Andrew Jackson.

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649077

Published by P. T. Barnum...

Item #649077

April 16, 1853

THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, April 16, 1853  The cover has: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer", with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works", "The Baltimore Lottery", "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad"... See More  

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649020

Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...

Item #649020

October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830  The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and his wish to be able to: "...rejoice together in the result of this last gl... See More  

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648669

Territorial Arizona...

Item #648669

October 27, 1899

ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 27, 1899 



* Rare old West publication



A complete four page issue of this territorial newspapers, as Arizona did not became a state until 13 years later. Various news & ads of the day with the ftpg. having: "They Are Suspicious" "Cubans Express Their Doubts of America's Sincerity" and more. Subscription label at the top notes &... See More  

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648525

John Heenan vs. Tom King... a great boxing collectible...

Item #648525

December 26, 1863

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 26, 1863 



* John Heenan vs. Tom King

* One of the greatest fights of the 19th century

* Heenan's last fight... was he cheated... drugged?




The front page has nearly two columns of reporting regarding the famous (or infamous?) champion prize-fight between John Heenan and Tom King. Heenan eventually lost the fight but later claimed he was cheated by being dr... See More  

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648519

From Charleston during the Civil War...

Item #648519

June 25, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, June 25, 1864  This is one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in their dateline at the top of the front page (see photos). Among the front page reports are: "From General Johnston's Army" "Enemy Again Repulsed With Severe Loss" "Losses In Hooker's Corps" "The Mur... See More  

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$79.00
647986

Harper's Weekly newspapers reviewed...

Item #647986

February 13, 1867

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, February 13, 1867



* Harper's Weekly Illustrated newspapers reviewed

* Is highly acclaimed




The front page, under "BOOKS, AUTHORS AND ART," has a rather lengthy positive review of Harper's Weekly Illustrated. A portion states: "The Harpers offer their Weekly in bound volumes for the year 1866 for $7. As a record and i
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647963

Mechanical baseball pitcher...

Item #647963

June 26, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 26, 1897  This issue contains a full page with 4 illustrations of "The Mechanical Baseball Pitcher" with a lengthy article on this as well. Fascinating item, and an early pitching machine! Other items with the issue are: "Third Rail Electrical Equipment of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad" which includes illustrations on the... See More  

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647594

Lafayette... Indian Treaty at Green Bay...

Item #647594

October 16, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830 



* Much on Lafayette

* Treaty with the Winnebago Indians

* James Madison




The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and... See More  

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647377

Baseball reporting...

Item #647377

September 25, 1877

THE COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 25, 1877  The back page has a small section headed: "Base Ball" "We Whacked It to Terre Haute, Anyway".

Four pages, irregular & partially loose at the spine. Large size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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646990

Nice tennis print... Great centerfold: "From Mine To Mill"...

Item #646990

September 14, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1878  The full front page illustration is captioned: "Is Sercierty to be Reorganized? Is the Wurkin'-man to Hev His Rights? That's Wot I Wants to Know!". Inside prints include a full page: 'Picking Peaches in Delaware'. There is a very dramatic and displayable doublepage centerfold captioned: 'From Mine to Mill'. G... See More  

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646791

Baseball: nice print of John Montgomery Ward...

Item #646791

September 07, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 7, 1889 Inside has a nice 6 by 4 1/3 inch print of: "John Montgomery Ward, The Famous Short-Stop, New York Base-Ball Club."  Includes a brief biography of Montgomery, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Other prints include a full ftpg: "Scene at Quarantine..." "Lake George..." "Scene on the Grounds of the ... See More  

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646786

Baseball... early spring training... Hot Springs, Arkansas...

Item #646786

March 22, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890  An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another pa... See More  

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646687

With the single sheet "Supplement" as well...

Item #646687

October 21, 1806

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Oct. 21, 1806  Various news of the day both from Europe and America. Included within is a smaller sized single sheet "Supplement" issue of the same date.

Four pages, nice condition.

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646684

Uncommon title with a wealth of baseball reporting...

Item #646684

December 11, 1869

NATIONAL CHRONICLE - Journal of American Sports & Amusements, Boston, Dec. 11, 1869  Great masthead engraving has a sports & theater-themed engraving, a portion showing a baseball game. Page 3 is mostly taken up with "Base Ball" reports including box scores for several games, plus other statistical details of various players (see). Also: "Base Ball Gossip".

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646447

The Siege of Charleston... The Averill Raid...

Item #646447

December 22, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Dec. 22, 1863 



* Charleston SC South Carolina siege

* General William W. Averell raid




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "The Averill Raid" "From Northern Virginia" "From East Tennessee--From Northern Georgia--The Siege of Charleston" and other smaller i... See More  

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646442

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #646442

March 09, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 9, 1863 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederate States of America. Among the front page items are: "Bombardment of Fort McAllister" "Reported Fight at Gloucester Point" "A Rumour From the Rappahannock" "Effects of the War at the North" "The Virginia Legislature&qu... See More  

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646311

The island of San Nicolas... Yacht racing...

Item #646311

October 07, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1899  The full ftpg. is taken up with two prints of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" with a related article inside. Other articles with photos/prints include: "Electrographs of the Electro-Static Current made Without a Camera" "A New Chainless Bicycle" "A Courthouse Going to Court" "Electrically
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645858

Electric car...The Polyphone...

Item #645858

August 12, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 12, 1899  The ftpg. is taken up with 2 photos of the sailing yacht "Columbia" with an article & another page of photos inside. Inside photo of: "The Riker Electric Brougham" car, with text. Also a devise titled: "The Boxing Kangaroo". "The Polyphone--Novel Attachment for Phonographs" gives the machine two horns (s... See More  

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645501

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #645501

July 12, 1893

PUCK, New York, July 12, 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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645256

African-American soldiers... Cricket match...

Item #645256

November 01, 1879

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 1, 1879  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon showing Blacks & captioned: "The Next Debut - Now Let General M.C. Butler, of South Carolina, Show How Bulldozing Is Done."

Prints inside include a halfpg: "The Avery Institute, Charleston, S.C."; a fullpg: "International Cricket Match at Phila." "The Ute War-... See More  

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645221

Scientific improvements & inventions of the day...

Item #645221

December 01, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Dec. 1, 1888  This magazine contains illustrations & text pertaining to the latest inventions and scientific discoveries of the day. Prints include: "Ampere" "The Russian Imperial Yacht Polar Star" "Explosion of a Petroleum Steamer at Calais, France" "Chart of a Horse, Showing at a Glance Many of the Diseases
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645208

Jack Glasscock, star baseball player from the 1880's...

Item #645208

October 13, 1886

WHEELING DAILY INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, Oct. 13, 1886  The back page has: "A Fine Game Of Ball" "On The Fair Grounds Diamond" "Yesterday Afternoon--A Home Amateur Team Holds up its End Creditably Against the St. Louis Maroons--The Boys Have Their Way at First". Included is a summary and box score of the game, plus three small illustrations within the text
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645207

Mutuals win the championship... game "telegraphed" to other cities....

Item #645207

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "Base-Ball The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Champion Pennant --Score 10 to 4". The summary (see) mentions that there was: "...a very large gathering of spectators on the Union Grounds...despite the fact that the admission fee was double the usual charge." Also says there was the largest gathering... See More  

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645187

First National League game played in New York...

Item #645187

April 26, 1876

NEW-YORK TIMES, April 26, 1876  Page 5 has: "Base-Ball"  "The Bostons Defeat the Mutuals--Score Seven To Six". The summary begins: "Fully 800 persons assembled on the Union Grounds, Brooklyn, E. D., yesterday afternoon to witness the first game of the regular Mutual Clubs...". The summary continues with details about this game which was the very first Nation... See More  

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644927

"Backgammon", by Winslow Homer (very small)...

Item #644927

February 24, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY February 24, 1877. Full ftpg. Thomas Nast illus. of: "A Jewel Among Swine." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "St. Valentine's Day in Merrie Old England." Full pg. illus. of: "Skating in Central Park."

The doublepage centerfold has several illus. pertaining to "The Water Color Exhibition, at the National Academy of Design, New York - Sketche... See More  

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644879

Baseball meeting... weight of rubber in ball limited to one ounce...

Item #644879

December 01, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Dec. 1, 1870  On page 5 under "Base-Ball" is a report: "Fourteenth Annual Convention of the National Association." The report lists the names of the delegates in attendance & describes the events of the meeting. After the "evils of professional ball playing" were discussed there was a vote endorsing the "professional system".
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644826

Great for a horse racing fan... Football prints...

Item #644826

November 21, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York,  Nov. 21, 1891  The full ftpg. is a duo-tone print of: "A Box Party at the Horse Show" which is quite displayable. Other prints inside include: "St. Bartholomew's Parish House...Parochial Help for the Poor of New York City" "Offering Prayer in a Chinese Club House in Mott St." a fine doublepg. centerfold: "S... See More  

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643740

Pirate Shenandoah... Jefferson Davis...

Item #643740

July 28, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 28, 1865  The front page features "The Pirate Shenandoah - She is Operating in the Arctic Ocean - Eight Ships of Our whaling Fleet Destroyed - The Pirate Does Not Believe in Lee's Surrender" and: "Yale College - The Honors Bestowed Upon Her Fallen Heroes".

Page 4 has: "The Health of Mr. Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe - He is Neither Starv... See More  

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643431

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #643431

May 17, 1893

PUCK, New York, May 17, 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 i... See More  

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638849

Early oil in Pennsylvania...

Item #638849

October 24, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1865 



* Pithole, Pennsylvania & more



The back page begins with: "THE PETROLEUM FIELDS" "Survey of the Venango Region" "Personnel of the Excursion" "At Corry" "Down to Oil Creek" "Pithole" and more, the reporting taking 1 1/3 columns. Also within: "THE FENIAN CONGRESS" "The
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638769

John L. Sullivan plays baseball... Professional baseball in 1883...

Item #638769

November 05, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 5, 1883 



* Boxer John L. Sullivan plays baseball



Page 2 has much on: "Sporting" including: "Sullivan Attracts 5,000 People at the Baseball Park" with details of a baseball game involving famed boxer John L. Sullivan.

Also: "Report of the Base Ball Arbitration Committee", the meeting in New York, as well as: "The National... See More  

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638744

P.T. Barnum & his white elephant... Modoc Indians... Baseball...

Item #638744

December 08, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883  The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.

Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More  

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638007

James Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey... boxing...

Item #638007

November 04, 1899

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1899



* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st ever on film - motion pictures




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VICTORY FOR JEFFRIES" with subheads. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More  

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637723

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #637723

February 08, 1893

PUCK, New York, Feb. 8, 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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637722

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #637722

January 11, 1893

PUCK, New York, Jan. 11, 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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637248

The Winton racing automobile...

Item #637248

October 28, 1899

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 28, 1899  Inside has a nice photo of: "The Winton Racing Vehicle" with a related article. Other prints include: "Wireless Telegraphy at the Yacht Races" "Great Pier at Pot Los Angeles" 'The Isthmus, Catalina Island".

Eight pages, perforated library stamp at the top, various mends near the margins some effecting prints... See More  

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637221

Ford's Theater... Andersonville... Yale's Commencement...

Item #637221

July 26, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1865



* Government to buy Ford's Theater ?

* Andersonville Prison - Henry Wirz




Page 5 has an item with small head: "Ford's Theater" concerning the possibility of the government buying it or renting it (see). Also on pg. 5: "Base Ball" "Keystone of Philadelphia vs. Mutual of New York" with much text & a box score.

Page 4 has:... See More  

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636836

America declares war against Spain...

Item #636836

April 23, 1898

THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 25, 1898 



* Spanish-America War begins

* United States declares war




A nice & unusual graphic in this issue with a front page illustration captioned: "Entrance To Havana Harbor" showing Morro Castle with the ship La Punta. The front have also has column heads with the historic: "DECLARATION OF WAR" "The Messag... See More  

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636828

A golf-themed print on the front page...

Item #636828

July 31, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 31, 1897 



* William Thomas Smedley

* Golfing illustrations




The full front page is an illus: "I Felt Her Seize My Hand and Shake It." which shows a woman greeting a man with a golf club, with caddies & others in the background. This print accompanies a story inside titled: "Colonel Bogie, A Golf Story" where also is found a pr... See More  

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$75.00
636642

Charles Dickens... Washington Territory...

Item #636642
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, September, 1870  Within this is issue is a 5+ page article "Footprints of Charles Dickens" which begins "Charles Dickens was dead. It was hard to realize, but realized it was at last; and then there was no look or voice in London but repeated it over and over -- Charles Dickens is dead!..."

Also within the issue are articles &q... See More  

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$55.00
636501

Thomas Edison's court case... 400th anniversary of Columbus' arrival in America...

Item #636501

October 15, 1892

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 15, 1892  The front page shows: "The New Santa Maria, Replica of Columbus' Vessel, which is to be Sailed Across the Atlantic", celebrating the 400th anniversary. Items inside include: "Baker's Rocking Chair Fan" "Front View of the Apparatus for Lifting Blocks of Beton and Carrying them to the Car" "Edison's Pat... See More  

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$37.00
636431

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #636431

February 22, 1893

PUCK, New York, Feb. 22, 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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$32.00
636139

Ford's Theatre to be a depository for rebel archives... Baseball...

Item #636139

August 19, 1865

NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 19, 1865  The front page column heads include: "The Lost Cable Again" which is a lengthy report on the Atlantic cable; "The Pirate Shenandoah - Destruction of a Whaling Bark" and a small bit about making "Ford's Theatre" a fire-proof building  as a depository for rebel archives.

Inside has: "Notes From The People" "Li... See More  

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$36.00
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