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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
636136

Mosby, Adams, Long, and more...

Item #636136

April 28, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, Charleston, South Carolina, April 28, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of the few newspapers which had: "Confederate States of America" printed in the masthead (see). There is much reporting on the Civil War--from the Confederate perspective--including ftpg. items headed: "From Orange C.H.--Yankee Army Ordered to Mov... See More  

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$96.00
635479

Early Chess w/ diagram...

Item #635479

March 01, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, March 1, 1862.



* Chess



This issue contains an article entitled: "Our Chess Department", which includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous weeks' problem.

Some Civil War reports can also be found as well as other sports items, including boxing, horse racing, and cricket.  Complete in 16 pages, a l... See More  

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634500

Yachting...

Item #634500

September 21, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 21, 1895  The front cover has "Fine Hammered Iron Work - How to Forge a Rose" which has many small illustrations and an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Manufacture of Horn Combs"; "A Portable Electric Propeller for Boats"; "The Evolution of the International Racing Yacht"; "The Yacht America,... See More  

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634400

War ship Olympia...

Item #634400

March 21, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 21, 1896  The front cover has "The United States Protected Cruiser Olympia" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Great Ice Skating Rink, Washington, D.C."; "Preparation of Lamb and Kid Skins for Gloves"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages and in very nice condition.... See More  

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633801

Yachting, The Defender...

Item #633801

November 15, 1884

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  May 25, 1895  The front cover has "The New American Yacht The Defender" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Schmitt's Life Line Throwing Apparatus"; "Radial Drilling, Tapping, and Studding Machine"; "Suspended Railway Systems"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixt... See More  

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633775

Yachting...

Item #633775

May 22, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 22, 1886  The front cover has "The New Racing Sloop Yacht Atlantic" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Triple Expansion Engines"; "A Scythian Chariot"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, a little lite dirtiness to the cover, non-archival mends to at the centerfold ma... See More  

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633773

Yachting...

Item #633773

September 18, 1886

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 18, 1886  The front cover has "Illustrations of the British Yacht Galatea" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Michel Eugene Chevreul"; "Illustrations of the american Yacht Mayflower"; "The Acme Automatic Safety Engine, with Bryant's Patent Boiler"; "Dann & Lapp's Long Distance Te... See More  

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633480

Charles Dickens... Washington Territory...

Item #633480
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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633208

North Carolina abolishing slavery... Baseball...

Item #633208

December 18, 1865

THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, New York, Dec. 18, 1865  A weekly newspaper published by the Oneida community. Most of the content has religious or literary overtones, however the back page reports "North Carolina has ratified the Constitutional Amendment abolishing slavery." Also on this same page is information on the division of The Order of Fenian Brotherhood of the United States.

Ins... See More  

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633138

Fenian Movement... Wirz Trial... Negro Troops...

Item #633138

September 29, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 29, 1865  The front page has: "The Fenians" "Meeting of the Magistrates of Cork County - Priest Denouncing Fenianism" which includes: "...We understand that this society, which has been so extensively developed all over the country, became the subject of remark last Sunday from the pulpits of the several Catholic chapels in this neighborhood. T... See More  

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633018

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

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

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631951

Union Railway Station... Picturesque Minnesota...

Item #631951

September 06, 1894

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 6, 1894  The front page features a full illustration of: "The New Union Railway Station at St. Louis, Missouri". Inside includes a full page "Picturesque Minnesota Summer Resorts" with five photos. A full page: "Maneuvers of the Detachment of the Regular Army Under General Miles, in Camp Near Evanston, Illinois" has... See More  

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631684

British Hinduras... Nicaragua... General Walker...

Item #631684

June 07, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS (Supplement), England, June 7, 1856  The prime feature of this issue is the full back page map of Central America, with an additional page of supporting text providing considerable details of the events in the region. Other prints with text throughout, mostly focused on the 1856 Peace Commemoration in England.

Complete in 16 pages and in very nice condition.

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$63.00
631516

Edison's magnetic bridge...

Item #631516

September 10, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 10, 1887  The front page of the issue has "The Barrett System of Lighting Railroad Cars by Electricity" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Simple Method of Engraving Glass and Metals"; "The Yacht Thistle"; "Edison's Magnetic Bridge"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.

Compl... See More  

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631448

John Gaffney, the 'King of Baseball Umpires"...

Item #631448

May 29, 1888

THE PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, May 29, 1888  Page 5 has a notable article: "The League Umpires" "President Young to Stand by His Staff--Gaffney's System Endorsed". John Gaffney was nicknamed the "King of Umpires", being baseball's first great umpire. He played a pioneering role in the use of Multiple umpires in baseball games. (see Wikipedia for more)

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629561

Columbus Day to be celebrated... 400th anniversary...

Item #629561

July 23, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 23, 1892  The second page of this issue contains the brief but significant report: "The president [Benjamin Harrison] has signed the joint resolution of Congress, making October 21, 1892, the four hundredth anniversary of the discovery of America, a general holiday. Whereas Columbus Day would not be established as an official federal holiday un... See More  

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629532

Hayes-Wheeler ticket... Wyoming Seminary (SEM) advertisement...

Item #629532

November 06, 1876

THE MORNING REPUBLICAN, Scranton, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1876 



* The Hayes-Wheeler ticket

* Wounded vets to not receive promised compensation

* Illustrated Wyoming Seminary advertisement from the Levi Sprague era




This interesting report on the front page regarding wounded soldiers not receiving their promised compensation, multiple reports on the election 1876 throughout, a printin... See More  

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628407

Earliest report of the treaty ending the War of 1812 ?

Item #628407

December 01, 1814

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1814  A section headed: "Interesting Intelligence..." begins with much reporting on the siege of Fort Erie, taking several pages. Further on is additional reporting of the War of 1812 under the heading: "American and the West Indies" (see photos for portions).  But certainly the most notable content found under "Foreign... See More  

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628084

Much front page baseball reporting in 1892...

Item #628084

August 16, 1892

BURLINGTON DAILY FREE PRESS, Vermont, Aug. 16, 1892  The top of the front page has much reporting on baseball, with column heads: "THE WORLD OF SPORTS" "Two Easy Victories For the Home Team Yesterday" with ten box scores. Also: "Base Ball At Bristol" "A Crowd of 350 People See the Addison County Boys Win".

Eight pages,  some damp staining near mar... See More  

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626288

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #626288

November 22, 1893

PUCK, New York, Nov. 22, 1893 



* Color political prints



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 politi... See More  

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624730

Thoughts on the capture of Jesse James...

Item #624730

October 16, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 16, 1876 



* Outlaw Jesse James captured ?



Page 4 has an interesting editorial headed: "Our Outlaws" which begins: "The story of the capture of Jesse James as told in our local columns of yesterday, reads more like a tale of Apulia or Calabria, or a reminiscence...it is also possible that some of the dangers of his capture may have been exagg... See More  

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621991

Scenes in British Columbia... Early trap-shooting...

Item #621991

March 10, 1883

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 10, 1883  The front page shows: "Confirmation of the New Archbishop of Canterbury...". Many prints inside including "Officers of the Soudan Field Force" "Removal of the Wellington Statue, Hyde Park Corner", a nice half page: "Bloodless Sport: The Terra-Cotta Pigeon at the Ranlagh Club" which includes a related... See More  

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621510

Corbett - Fitzsimmons heavyweight boxing title fight...

Item #621510

March 17, 1897

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, March 17, 1897



* Bob Fitzsimmons vs. James J. "Jim" Corbett

* Heavyweight boxing championship fight (eve)

* Fight of the century (19th)




Page 3 has one column headings: "THE BIG PRIZE FIGHT" "Ex-Senator Ingalls on Hand to View the Contest" "His Interview With Corbett" and more. (see)

Complete in 4 pages, light br... See More  

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621048

Columbia University...

Item #621048

November 22, 1894

ONCE A WEEK--An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, New York, Nov. 22, 1894  Formatted much like Harper's Weekly but much more scarce. Full ftpg. shows: "Dr. Knickerbocker Parkhurst". Doublepg. centerfold shows: "English Sport In China: Paper-Chasing at Shanghai is Locally Much Resented". Also halfpg: "Launching of the American Liner 'St. Louis' " and: &quo... See More  

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620635

Abraham Lincoln's position...

Item #620635

January 30, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln about to change America



Near the top of the front page is: "Important From Springfield" "The Position Of the President Elect" noting in part: "...stating that Mr. Lincoln had written to his Congressional friends recommending conciliatory measures...country may rest assured that in Abraham Lincoln they have a Repub... See More  

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620066

Very early print of Honolulu, Hawaii...

Item #620066

January 15, 1859

BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Jan. 15, 1859  The ftpg. has a nice print captioned: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands" which shows Diamond Head (presumably) in the background (see). The balance of the ftpg. is a nice article titled: "View of Honolulu, Sandwich Islands". A very early image on Hawaii.

Among the other prints in this issue are: "The New Appleton Chape... See More  

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619489

Panama Railroad... Quebec... Red River...

Item #619489
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1859 Featured in this issue is an article "Panama Railroad". Other articles are: "The People of the Red River"; "Quebec"; "The Ransom of a Heritage"; "An America in Japan in 1858"; and other additional stories and illustrations included.

Complete in 150+ pages, disbound without wrappers, measur... See More  

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619430

The Lawrence catastrophe... Slavery...

Item #619430

January 16, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, January 16, 1860 



* Pemberton Mill disaster

* Lawrence, Massachusetts

* African slave trade




Page 5 has: "The Lawrence Catastrophe" "More Bodies Recovered - Proclamation of the mayor of Lawrence - Tuesday Next to be Observed as a Day of Prayer - Relief for the Sufferers, Etc." Various related subheads as well. This was the collapse of the Pember... See More  

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619019

The Patriotic Order of the Sons of America...

Item #619019

September 01, 1869

CAMP NEWS, Philadelphia, Sept. 1, 1869  This was the: "National Organ of the Patriotic Order Sons of America". This fraternity still exists, and their information notes the beginnings of the P.O.S. of A. is found in the early days of the American Republic. Patriots banded together to uphold the principles of Americanism and duty to the flag, including the preservation of the public ... See More  

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618132

Terrific Confederate account of the Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam...

Item #618132

October 02, 1862

DAILY COLUMBUS ENQUIRER, Georgia, October 2, 1862 



* Very rare Confederate publication

* Battle of Antietam - Sharpsburg MD

* Bloodiest one day battle in America




Certainly one of the less common Confederate titles from the Civil War. Columbus is in Southwest Georgia on the Alabama border very near Montgomery.

Almost the entirely of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy & detaile... See More  

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617995

Bombardment of Valparaiso...

Item #617995

May 02, 1866

CLEVELAND DAILY LEADER, Ohio, May 2, 1866 



*Bombardment of Valparaiso, Chile

* Spanish fleet shelling & destruction of port




The front page has an article headed: "South America" "Valparaiso Bombarded by Spanish" "The Town Completely Destroyed" (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large issue measuring 32 x 23 inches, mi... See More  

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617382

Summer Resorts... Mauch Chunk & more....

Item #617382

July 30, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 30, 1860 



* Summer resorts in America

* Early Mauch Chunk description


 

Page 2 has an article headed: "The Watering Places" with many subheads including: "Mauch Chunk" and much more. Text takes up over 3 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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617381

Boxing champion John C. Heenan...

Item #617381

July 16, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 16, 1860 



* American boxer John C. Heenan

* Boxing champion welcome home




The front page has an article headed: "The Return Of Heenan" "The Champion Of The World At Home" "The Bencia Boy On Staten Island" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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617234

re. the Heenan vs. Sayers boxing title...

Item #617234

May 29, 1860

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1860 



* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* 1st boxing championship dispute




Pages 3 has an article headed: "The Championship" "Settlement of the Heenan and Sayers Affair" Both To Have Belts" with subheads. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.... See More  

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616957

Piracy... Slave up-rising suppressed...

Item #616957

March 21, 1829

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 21, 1829  A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is a great report on piracy with nice details of a capture. Also within this issue is a small report of slave uprising in Louisiana. This has interesting news of the day throughout. 

Sixteen pages measur... See More  

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616938

Game of Cricket...

Item #616938

August 07, 1859

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 7, 1859



* International cricket match

* Canada vs. United States

* Pre Civil War era




Page 5 has an article headed: "The Great Cricket Match" "The Canada Eleven vs. United States Eleven"

Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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616937

Early Summer resorts in America...

Item #616937

August 08, 1859

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 8, 1859



* Long Branch, New Jersey

* Caskill Mountains & much more

* Summer resorts




Page 3 has an article headed: "Where We Spend The Summer" "Mountain Dew, Spring Water, Sea Breezes and Fashionable Recreation" and much more. Lengthy text takes up over 3 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day just prior to the Civil War. Complete in 8 pages,... See More  

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616884

Early baseball game report...

Item #616884

September 13, 1870

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 13, 1870  Page 2 has a report: "Base Ball--Atlantics vs. the Olympics" which provides various details of the baseball game and includes the box score as well (see).

Eight pages, very nice condition.

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616668

Player designs a coat-of-arms for "Baseball Clubs of the U.S."...

Item #616668

February 04, 1867

NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1867  On the back page under "General City News" is a unique report about the creation of a coat-of-arms "...for the Base-ball Clubs of the United States..." by A.J. Garvey, a member of the New York Mutual club. The coat-of-arms is described as: "...an alto-relievo in plaster of Paris, 5 feet 6 inches in height, and presents two figures in full... See More  

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615550

Hell Gate explosion...

Item #615550

September 23, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 23, 1876



* Hell Gate explosion

* East River, New York City

* Thomas Henry Huxley - evolution




Page 3 has an article headed: "THE HINGE OF HELL GATE" "Dangers from the Explosion Decreased by the Character of the Surroundings" "Directions Of The Shock" "Description of the Great Exploding Electric Batteries" and more with t... See More  

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$28.00
615499
Item #615499

June 09, 1894

THE ILLUSTRATED AMERICAN, New York & Chicago, June 9, 1894  Inside has an article with 5 photos: "The Cost of Yachting"; 2 full page of photos relating to horse racing; photo of the famed artist "Thure De Thurlstrup in His Studio" plus other photos.

Complete in 32 pages, great condition.

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615029

Kouts, Indiana boxing championshuip...

Item #615029

April 01, 1889

THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 1, 1889



* Featherweight boxing championship

* Kouts, Porter County, Indiana

* Ike Weir "The Belfast Spider"




This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "EIGHTY ROUNDS" "An Indecisive Battle for the Feather Weight Championship at Kouts, Ind." B... See More  

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614266

Lot of seven New York Times with early baseball reports...

Item #614266
NEW YORK TIMES, a lot of seven issues from October, 1870, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game with box scores. All issues 8 pages, some partially loose at the spine, generally very nice condition.
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$45.00
613874

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #613874

May 18, 1887

PUCK, New York, May 18, 1887 



* Color political prints



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 politic... See More  

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$32.00
613485

Themed on hunting, sports, fire departments, etc...

Item #613485

June 08, 1867

CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, June 8, 1867  The masthead has a sporting them, plus in the masthead is: "A Weekly Chronicle Devoted to the Turf, Field Sports, Regattas, Hunting, Angling, Cricket...Fire Department & General News of California." The content is just that.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, great condition.

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$44.00
613278

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #613278

August 06, 1890

PUCK, New York, Aug. 6, 1890 



* Color political prints



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 politic... See More  

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613261

Samuel P. Stickney death... Circus...

Item #613261

March 26, 1877

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, March 26, 1877



* Samuel P. Stickney

* Circus horseback rider




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 5 has an article headed: "America's Oldest Circus-Rider" "The Death of Samuel P. Stickney After Fifty Years' Service in the Ring"

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was ma... See More  

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612865

Baseball games and drugs that intoxicate...

Item #612865

October 22, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 22, 1876  Page 2 has a nice report of a baseball game (see for portions). Also inside: "Drugs That Intoxicate" "Fashionable Stimulants & Their Insinuating Effects" "The Padre's Poker Game"  "Women In India" "Doomed" "The  Arctic Fleet Surrounded by Icebergs" and much more.

Complete in... See More  

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$27.00
612419

Nine newspapers with early baseball reports...

Item #612419

June 17, 1871

THE PRESS, Philadelphia, 1871-1872  A lot of nine issues, each containing reports of early baseball games, 3 are on the front page, 6 on inside pages. Each issue is complete in 8 pages & is in "2nd rate" condition with margin/fold tears, perhaps some tape mends, etc. These are not "damaged" issues.

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$42.00
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