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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!..."

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A self-righting lifeboat...

Item #633464

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 25, 1887  Among the articles is: "An Unsinkable, Self-Righting Lifeboat" which has a nice illustration (see). Other prints include: "Rohling's Cotton Picker" "Weaver's Fly Net for Horses" "Sattes' Saw Filing Machine and much more.

Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

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Early Salt Lake City... Paul Morphy the famous chess player...

Item #633319

September 25, 1858

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 25, 1858  The prime print would be the great and displayable full page view of: "Salt Lake City, from the Observatory of the Council House" being one of the earlier views of Salt Lake City to be had in any periodical. The condition of this print is quite nice (see).

The front page shows: "Rev. Samuel I. Prime, D.D." with text on hi... See More  

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Planning the infrastructure for the United States Navy...

Item #633314

December 22, 1829

RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN STATESMAN, Providence, Dec. 22, 1829  Almost half of the front page is taken up with a lengthy document: "Navy Yards--Present And Proposed" by the Navy Commissioners' Office & signed in type by John Rodgers, to the Secretary of the Navy, John Branch. It has a lengthy preface as well.

Four pages, tape mend to a lower corner, nice condition. ... See More  

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Thomas Edison on the meaning of life...

Item #633307

November 28, 1891

THE EVENING BEE, Omaha, Nebraska, Nov. 28, 1891  Page 7 has a very interesting interview with Thomas Edison in which he is asked "What is life?" with the heading: "What Is Life?" "Tom Edison Considers Man a Microcosm of Intellectual Atoms". His response takes over a full column (see for the beginning).

Eight pages, loose at the spine, various margin tears & ... See More  

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The Great Boston Fire... Yosemite Valley...

Item #633289

November 13, 1872

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 13, 1872 

* The great Boston Fire

* One of most costly fires in U.S. history

The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the huge Boston Fire with: "BOSTON ALIVE AGAIN" "Business Men Too Busy to Mourn Over Their Losses" and more. Page 3 has a large & detailed map headed: "BOSTON & THE BURNT DISTRICT. Diagram Showing the Location &... See More  

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Death of President Andrew Johnson: a same-day report...

Item #633261

July 31, 1875

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 31, 1875

* President Andrew Johnson

* Death (1st report)

Page 2 has a very brief item headed: "Death of Andrew Johnson" which is datelined "July 31" & reads: "Ex-President Andrew Johnson died very suddenly at Chattanooga, Tenn., at 2:30 o'clock this morning of paralysis." This is immediately followed by a length... See More  

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Tragedy of the ship Margaret...

Item #633253

July 25, 1810

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 25, 1810  Page 2 has a lengthy report "Unfortunate Ship Margaret" and the front page has: "Kidnapped and Fugitive Kings". Among the ads is: "Stop a Runaway" which was for an indented apprentice.

Four pages, good condition.

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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.

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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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From the library of President James Buchanan...

Item #632935
THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., 1849  James Buchanan, who would be President of the United States from 1857-1861, earlier served several offices at the federal level, including Congressman from 1821-31; Senator from 1837-1845, Secretary of State from 1845-9, and then Ambassador to England, 1853-1856.

This newspaper was subscribed to by Buchanan while a Senator, obviously living in Washing... See More  

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Review of war event of the week...

Item #620685

March 14, 1863

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 14, 1863  Being the weekly edition the front page is taken up with a review of the war events of the week without column heads. More war reporting on the inside pages as well.

Eight pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise nice.

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Huge eagle engraving in the masthead...

Item #583878
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863  Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.

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Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #579577
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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Variety lot of newspapers...

Item #569959
A popular way to assemble a variety of titles at a low price. We will give you ten different American newspapers ranging from 1820 to 1899 (no pulp issues) in average condition with good reading. A wealth of varied issues for just under $5 each. A great set for a great price. The image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary.... See More  

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Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #559651
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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Early baseball from just after the Civil War...

Item #559613
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  

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Large & ornate masthead from the Civil War...

Item #215899
NEW HAMPSHIRE JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURE, Manchester, 1861  The title reflects the theme of this issue, being primarily a farming-related newspaper with agricultural concerns taking much of the front page and some inside space as well. However Civil War reporting is found on page two with a review of the week's battle events and military concerns. Of added significance is the large and very d... See More  

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Gold Rush era...

Item #200048
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, 1849   Although this issue does not have specific gold rush content, it is a great “period” item with 1849 in the dateline. The issue contains many ads related to California and westward expansion, including several that have small wood-cut prints. The images shown are representative of the condition and format of the issue you will receive, but actual... See More  

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Prints on the Civil War...

Item #172754

February 13, 1864

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1864 The full front page is a print: "Our Flag Is There!" with a related article inside. Other prints within include: "The Confederates Evacuating Brownsville, Texas" with a related article; "The Lindell Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri" "Guard Boat on Picket Duty Off Mobile" "The United States Steamer 'Kennebec... See More  

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Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #180044
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten  issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but... See More  

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The War of 1812... A mini-lot at a reduced price...

Item #180016
(5) A lot of five newspapers of a blend of various folio-size and non-folio-size newspapers (various titles), all containing news on The War of 1812. Average condition with mild wear and foxing; not damaged or 2nd rate. A great set of historic issues at a very reasonable price.

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Our premier Civil War lot...

Item #180012
(10) THE CIVIL WAR--a lot containing 10 issues of the very best of all titles. Here is a group of ten issues of the famous New York Times and/or NY Tribune and/or NY Herald, much like those listed throughout our website, in good shape and all with front page war news.  These New York titles were well-known for their detailed Civil War reporting. An excellent way to obtain an intimate view
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Sleighing in Central Park... Frederic Remington prints...

Item #175482

March 15, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 15, 1890  The full front page is a nice winter-themed print: "Sleighing in Central Park During the Brief Winter Spell".

Prints inside include a half page: "A Runaway on the Brooklyn Side of the East River Bridge", plus a halfpg. of Aztecs by Frederic Remington which accompanies a fictional story. The doublepage centerfold is: "Aft... See More  

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