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671134

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #671134

January 25, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Jan. 25, 1862  Save for a damaged issue from 1861, this is the earliest Los Angeles newspaper we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

The reports include: "Case of the Rebel Envoys--Protest of Messrs. Mason & Slidell" "Will Secretary Cameron Resign" and much more.

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$58.00
670960

By the Southern California Hotel Association...

Item #670960

June 14, 1895

LOS ANGELES DAILY HOTEL GAZETTE, California, June 14, 1895  An interesting newspaper calling itself: "The Official Organ Southern Calif. Hotel Association". Logically, the content & the advertisements are focused on hotels and tourism.

Four pages, good condition.

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$37.00
670570

Early newspaper from 1873 Los Angeles...

Item #670570

August 13, 1873

EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, August 13, 1873 



* Rare Old West title

* Many advertisements

* 19th century era original




A very early newspaper from this now-famous city on the West Coast. News of the day and a wealth of ads.

Four pages, never bound, period writing: "Mechanics Institute" above the masthead (see), nice condition.... See More  

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666831

Execution of noted outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez...

Item #666831

March 20, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875  



* Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report)

* Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit




A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Blood... See More  

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666594

From the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles...

Item #666594

April 06, 1895

THE BOYLE HEIGHTS CRITERION, Los Angeles, California, April 6, 1895 



* Rare 19th century publication



Within the masthead are: "Brooklyn Heights and "Euclid Hill" as well. Boyle Heights is a neighborhood in Los Angeles. The first of this title we have seen.

Four pages, good condition.

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$57.00
666576

From Alhambra, California...

Item #666576

April 25, 1890

ALHAMBRA REVIEW, California, April 25, 1890 



* Very rare publication



This is the volume 1, number 24 issue of this scarce title from Los Angeles County. According to Gregory it only lasted about a year.

A four page issue of tabloid size mostly taken up with local tidbits and a wealth of advertisements. Minor fold wear, good condition.

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666525

Quite rare & early title from Los Angeles County...

Item #666525

December 23, 1865

THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL,  Los Angeles County, California, Dec. 23, 1865 



* Very rare old West publication



A quite rare title and very early from Los Angeles County. Gregory notes that only one American institution has any sizable holdings of this title.

A typical newspaper of the day with local & regional news, plus a wealth of ads.

Four pages, various old tape repairs inside,... See More  

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666181

President Harrison's state-of-the-union address...

Item #666181

December 09, 1891

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, Dec. 9, 1891  The entire front page, and most of page 5 are taken up with the: "MESSAGE Of The President of the United States to Congress and the Country". It is signed in type at its conclusion: Benjamin Harrison. A wealth of content on the accomplishments & challenges of 1891.

Complete in 8 pages, minor wear at folds, good condition.... See More  

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665955

Very graphic announcement of the death of President McKinley...

Item #665955

September 14, 1901

THE TIMES, Los Angeles, California, Sept. 14, 1901 



* President William McKinley assassination



Avery graphic, broadside-like front page announcing the death of President McKinley.

The banner headline reads: "OUR GREAT PRESIDENT IS DEAD" with subheads: Nation's Martyr" "William McKinley the Victi of a Lawless Hatred" "With a Benediction In His Heart He... See More  

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665953

Early from Los Angeles, plus the Emancipation Proclamation...

Item #665953

October 04, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 4, 1862 



* Emancipation Proclamation

* President Abraham Lincoln

* Rare Southern California title




Quite rare to find Civil War era newspapers from Los Angeles, which at the time had a population of less than 5,000.

But the content is not just typical war-related reports. Page 2 begins with: "The President's Proclamation" which doesn... See More  

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665749

Los Angeles in 1896...

Item #665749

August 01, 1896

THE LOS ANGELES RECORD, California, Aug. 1, 1896 



* 19th century Southern California



A typical newspaper of the day. The front page features a rather large political cartoon showing McKinley and Bryan. Four pages, very nice condition.

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665462

Death of the king of Hawaii...

Item #665462

January 20, 1891

THE EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 20, 1891 



* Kalakaua death - king of Hawaiian Islands

* "The Merrie Monarch" - last reigning king




The top of the ftpg. has a column headed: "KING KALAKAUA DEAD" "The Hawaiian Ruler Passes Away at 2:30 This Afternoon" which includes a one column illustration of him as well. Nice to have in this West Coast p... See More  

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662031

Capture of the bandit Vasquez...

Item #662031

May 16, 1874

THE WORLD, New York, May 16, 1874 



* Californio bandido

* Los Angeles outlaw




On the front page in the second column below the fold is rather inconspicuous report  under "Crime" that is headed: "The Capture Of The Bandit Vasquez And Two Of His Gang--Vasquez Not Seriously Wounded."

The report, datelined "San Francisco, May 15", reads, in part: "Th... See More  

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661439

Execution of the bandit Vasquez...

Item #661439

March 20, 1875

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 20, 1875 



* Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report)

* Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit




At the bottom of the front page is: Executions", an inconspicuous report headed: "Last of Vasquez--The Bandit Hanged At San Jose". The report, which describes the execution of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez., states in part: "The bandi... See More  

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661005

The California bandit is finally captured...

Item #661005

May 15, 1874

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 



* Tiburcio Vasquez - the Californio bandido

* Los Angeles area outlaw




The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many ... See More  

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656401

Jesse James warns those who pursue him... The bandit Vasquez...

Item #656401

April 19, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1874 



* Jesse James Gang murder

* Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez




Near the bottom of the front page is a terrific report headed: "The Missouri Outlaws" which notes in part: "...particulars of the killing of another detective by the notorious James Brothers. The victim was found dead, covered with blood...A card crossed with blood was pinned to the coast... See More  

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648982

The California bandit is finally captured...

Item #648982

May 15, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 



* Californio bandido

* Los Angeles outlaw




The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name... See More  

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648981

The California bandit is finally captured...

Item #648981

May 24, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 24, 1874 



* Californio bandido

* Los Angeles outlaw




Page 4 has a very detailed & lengthy report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and... See More  

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647240

Early Los Angeles...

Item #647240

May 07, 1873

EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, May 7, 1873  An early issue from this now-huge West Coast city containing various news of the day & a great wealth of ads.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, small edge tears, otherwise in very good condition.

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639435

Arizona in 1883 ... Gunfight at the OK Corral...

Item #639435
HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, bound volume for December, 1882 thru May, 1883  A great volume with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. Certainly the best item is the first article in the March issue, "Across Arizona", which takes 16 pages & is quite detailed with eleven prints including a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Nortons Landing, On The Colo... 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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631876

Bridge over Harlem River...

Item #631876

July 17, 1897

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1897  The front page has "Third Avenue Drawspan Across the Harlem River, New York" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "An Oil Field in the Suburbs of Los Angeles, California"; "The Denudation and Recovery of Farm Lands"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in sixteen pages, never b... See More  

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619707

Seeking the $15,000 reward for the capture of Vasquez...

Item #619707

January 28, 1874

EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, California, Jan. 28, 1874 



* Rare Old West title

* Tiburcio Vasquez




The front page has a bring article: "After The Reward" concerning hopes of earning the $15,000 reward for the capture of the noted outlaw Vasquez (see).

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.... See More  

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616650

Train catastrophe... Alaska...

Item #616650

January 26, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, January 26, 1884



* Early Alaska scenes

* Los Angeles, California print




The front page features: "Pennsylvania - the Terrible Catastrophe Near Bradford, January 15th - a Railway Passenger Train Engulfed in Burning Oil - Passengers Escaping from the Flames" with text. Another full page: "New York City - Among the Studios" has sever... See More  

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616113

1871 Chinese massacre....

Item #616113

October 28, 1871

THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871



* Chinese massacre

* Chinatown

* Brigham Young verdict




The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California.

Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More  

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604432

The small towns of Los Angeles and San Diego...

Item #604432

July 04, 1850

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 4, 1850  The front page is entirely taken up with reporting on the: "Debate In The Senate - The Compromise Bill" which happens to contain a interesting tidbit speaking of the size of what are now two of the largest cities in California: "...But again, Mr. President...I compare two towns for the purpose of illustrating that fact. Lo... See More  

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602910

Outlaw Tiburcio Vasquez guilty...

Item #602910

January 11, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 11, 1875



* Tiburcio Vasquez guilty

* Los Angeles, California

* Stage coach robbery




The last column of the front page has a small heading: "Vasquez, The Bandit, Found Guilty" A small item here but still a first report nonetheless.

Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with c... See More  

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581242

The White League... report to Congress...

Item #581242

January 23, 1875

LOS ANGELES WEEKLY STAR, Los Angeles, California, January 23, 1875  The front page of this issue features "The White League Vindicated" in which it reports "The committee were unable to find any evidence that Republican colored voters were intimidated during the last campaign in Louisiana, or that their civil or political rights were in any way interfered with: that so far as t... See More  

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575343
Item #575343

January 01, 1901

CALIFORNIA INDEPENDENT, Los Angeles, 1901  Printed in the dateline is: "An Inter-Denominational Christian Newspaper" and in a banner which is part of the masthead: "Our Motto: Pure Religion, Pure Morals, Pure Government". As would be expected, the content is primarily religious in nature. Complete in 12 pages, 101/2 by 14 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

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177246

Life in Japan... Southern California...

Item #177246

April 02, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 2, 1904 Frontpage illustration "The Performance Has Begun" by W. A. Rogers; Snap-Shots From the Scene of War; General Kuropatkin and Russian Artillery Officers in the Field; Every-Day Life in Japan--How the Children are Cared For; Multiple articles on the State of Southern California; Persons and Places of Importance in the Far Eastern Crisi... See More  

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177154
Item #177154

April 19, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 19, 1902 Frontpage illustration "'Stay with Him! Stay with Him!'"; fullpage photo The New President of Columbia; fullpage illustration Lunching of the Life-Boat; Something New in the Southwest with photos; "Home-Rule" in Irish Households; fullpage photo Lady Minto; doublepage centerfold "'Wall Street's' Famous U... See More  

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177148

Destruction of St. Pierre... Our Last Day in Cuba...

Item #177148

June 07, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 7, 1902  Frontpage  "Refugees Escaping From the Terrors of Mont Pelee"; The Destruction of St. Pierre with photos; Our Last Day in Cuba with photos; American Crews at Henley; doublepage centerfold "The Rebuilding of New York - The New Longacre Square" by Pettit; In the Jersey Pines; Mrs. Fiske and her Work; fullpage photo A Californ... See More  

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177099

"Duck-Shooting: Starting For The Blinds" by Frost...

Item #177099

June 01, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 1, 1901 Illustration "Sunday Morning On Riverside Drive"; The Army and Its Rulers; The Pan-American Exposition; fullpage illustration "Crusaders Sighting Jerusalem" by Abbey;  Two Lessons in Colonial Government; doublepage centerfold "In Memoriam" by Keller; "Duck-Shooting: Starting For The Blinds" by Frost; The ... See More  

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130174
Item #130174
EVENING EXPRESS, Los Angeles, CA. 1874 An early issue from Southern California. Rare to find issue from Los Angeles this early.

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130177
Item #130177
EVENING REPUBLICAN, Los Angeles, CA. 1877 An early issue from Southern California. Rare to find issues this early from California.  Ths image shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you wil receive (not volume 1).  The actual issue will vary, but will be from 1877, and will be in equal or better condition.

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130178

Item #130178
WEEKLY EXPRESS, 1873 Los Angeles, CA. A rare and early issue from Southern California.

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130191
Item #130191
LOS ANGELES DAILY STAR, CA 1874 Rare and early from Southern California. Evenly browned and somewhat pulpish, but not as pulpish as many issues from this era.   The issue shown is representative of the look and condition of the issue you will receive, but dates and actual issues vary.

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174060

Thomas Nast print... Yachting... A.B. Frost cartoon

Item #174060

August 12, 1876

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 12, 1876  Full front page illustration: 'Struck It Rich! Prospecting in the Black Hills' shows two men examining a piece of ore.; Fullpage Thomas Nast cartoon: 'The "Blood Shirt" Reformed'; 1/2-page illustration: 'The Yacht "Mohawk"'; Doublepage centerfold by Thomas Nast: 'Declaration of Equa... See More  

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175544

View of Los Angeles...

Item #175544

October 18, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, October 18, 1890  Nice double page centerfold: 'The City of Los Angeles, California' shows 11 scenes. Terrific half page print: 'A Rush to Death' shows an Indian, in full warfare regalia, charging through the fire of soldiers (see the inset). Nice full page shows 6 scenes of 'The Newly Completed Mussel Shoals Canal'

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175856

Pueblo Indians...

Item #175856

October 14, 1893

HARPER'S WEEKLY October 14, 1893. Front full pg. illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Grand Arch of the Peristyle." Inside is a 1/2 pg. of illus. of "Columbian Exposition - The Johnson Family Visit the Lapland Village." 1/2 pg. illus. of "Two of Philadelphia's Cricket Clubs." Full pg. of illus. of "The Centenary of Williams College" including a 1/3 ... See More  

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175902

Edison's invention... University of Nebraska...

Item #175902

March 24, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 24, 1894 Fullpg. with 9 scenes of: 'The House of Refuge, Randall's Island, N.Y.' Fullpg: 'A Reception at the White House'. Great halfpg: 'Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze' showing 81 frames. Fullpg. with 4 scenes of: 'The University of Nebraska'.

Complete issue.... See More  

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175926

New York Stock Exchange...

Item #175926

June 16, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 16, 1894 Full pg. with 6 photos: 'The Whittier State School, Los Angeles'. Great doublepage centerfold: 'On The Floor of the New York Stock Exchange' shows many of the key 'players' as well.

Complete issue.... See More  

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175944

Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #175944

August 18, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More  

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175964

Lumbering in the Sierra Mountains...

Item #175964

October 27, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  October 27, 1894  Full front page illus. of "Welding Steel Rails by Electricity." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "The Monument to the Late J. Marion Sims." Two 1/2 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Action Between the 'United States' and the 'Macedonian,' October 25, 1812."

Several small portraits of "Leading M... See More  

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176090

Scenes of Venezuela...

Item #176090

January 11, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 11, 1896  Full front page illus. of "The Dunraven Investigation." Inside is a 1/2 pg. illus. of "The Trial of the 'Katahdin'." 1/2 pg. of portraits of "The Members of the Venezuela Boundary Commission." Full pg. illus. of "A New England Wood Auction." Full pg. illus. of "The Isthmus of Panama."

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176116

Incredible bicycle issue... illustrations by A.B. Frost...

Item #176116

April 11, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 11, 1896  Full front page illus. of "A Drill Ride at the Michaux Club, New York." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "Logging Railroad Ravages Around the Head Waters of the Mississippi - Loading a Train on One of the Spurs." Full pg. of illus. of "British Claims in Venezuela - Scenes in the Disputed Territory." Full pg. of illu... See More  

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176126

Columbia University... Fishing in Canada...

Item #176126

May 16, 1896

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 16, 1896  Full front page illus. of "President Low Delivering his Address at the Dedication of the New Site of Columbia University, New York, May 2, 1896."

Full pg. of illus. of "La Fiesta De Los Angeles, California." Three small illus. of "Columbia University and the City of New York." 2/3 pg. portrait of "George Washingt... See More  

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176468

The Los Angeles oil fields... Climbing the Cascade Mountains...

Item #176468

August 26, 1899

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York,  August 26, 1899  Full front page illus. of "Captain Alfred Dreyfus." Inside is a full pg. of illus. of "The Dreyfus Trial - Prominent Figures at the Hearings." Full pg. of illus. of "Smitten Puerto Rico - Havoc Wrought by Cyclone and Flood in Our New Possession." Four portraits of "Commanding Officers of Volunteer Regimen... See More  

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