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682543

1900 Jerome, Arizona gold rush...

Item #682543

April 02, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1900



* Jerome, Yavapai County, Arizona (ghost town)

* Gold rush - mine mining discoveries




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "FABULOUS RICHNESS, ARIZONA GOLD MINE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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$48.00
680830

Arizona outlaw James Fleming Parker hanged...

Item #680830

June 03, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 3, 1898



* James Fleming Parker hanging

 * Arizona outlaw - murderer




The front page has a small one column heading: "Noted Outlaw Hanged" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, 23 x 19 1... See More  

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$40.00
680435

Peace with the Apache Indians in Arizona...

Item #680435

October 14, 1871

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Oct. 14, 1871  The front page has some content concerning the Great Chicago Fire, including: "Appeal From Chicago" "Prospects Brightening" and more. Also: "Arizona" "The Peace with the Apaches--All Received on Reservations--Their Friendly Reception of Vincent Collyer--His Version of the Apache Business".

Four pages... See More  

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$31.00
680058

1899 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680058

August 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 30, 1899



* Yuma AZ fire disaster

* Arizona Territory




The front page has a two column heading: "YUMA IN FLAMES" with subhead and brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, a few sma... See More  

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$40.00
679529

1903 Esmond train wreck... Arizona...

Item #679529

January 28, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 28, 1903



* Esmond train wreck disaster

* Tucson, Arizona - Southern Pacific




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "PASSENGERS WERE BURNED TO DEATH" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pap... See More  

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679409

Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #679409
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883 



* Tombstone, Arizona

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of ... See More  

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$137.00
679391

Legend of the Lost Dutchman's gold mine...

Item #679391

August 22, 1895

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 22, 1895  



* Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine

* Superstition Mountains search

* Old West Arizona legend




The middle column of the front page has a great article on one of the more notable stories of lore from the Old West: the search for the Lost Dutchman's gold mine.

Headed: "DUTCH JACOB'S MINE" "Hidden Wealth Once Known in the ... See More  

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$94.00
679358

1901 Williams, Arizona fire disaster...

Item #679358

July 02, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1901



* Williams, Arizona fire disaster

* Coconino County - Route 66




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WILLIAMS BURNED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pa... See More  

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$40.00
679325

Fourteen issues from the Territory of Arizona...

Item #679325

January 01, 1902

ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, 1902  A lot of 14 territorial issues (Arizona became a state in 1912), each complete in 8 pages. Pulpish, mostly loose at the spine, various tears at margins including the top margin, some chipping at margins as well.

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$83.00
677210

Early from the Arizona Territory...

Item #677210

October 20, 1879

ARIZONA DAILY MINER, Prescott, Oct. 20, 1879



* Very rare Old West publication



A quite early newspaper from territorial Arizona. It would not become a state until 33 years later.

A typical Old West newspaper with a wealth of Western-themed advertisements, several of which are illustrated. News reports are both local & regional.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small archival m... See More  

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$110.00
677175

Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...

Item #677175

November 07, 1874

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), Nov. 7, 1874  A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona published 38 years before Arizona would become a state.

Among the articles: "Lands Near Tucson" "The Pima Indians--Their Location" "Local Mining & Mining Prospects" among others.

Four pages, water stain to an upper corner, good c... See More  

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$127.00
676409

Territorial Oklahoma...

Item #676409

February 06, 1903

THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, Feb. 6, 1903 



* Pre-statehood



This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two).

A volume 1 issue of a paper which apparently only lasted a year, with no institutional holdings outside of Oklaho... See More  

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$48.00
676353

Attacked & killed near Tombstone...

Item #676353

July 29, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, July 29, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

Page 3 has a report: "Death of Stocktonians in A... See More  

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$57.00
675503

A 'classic' Wild West stagecoach robbery...

Item #675503

February 06, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "Robbery of the California and Arizona Stage--The Robbers captured and Property Recovered". And this is followed by another report: "Later--Indignation Against the Robbers".

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition with some minor archiv... See More  

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$41.00
675502

An Apache raid...

Item #675502

February 06, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "An Apache Raid at Old Camp Crittenden--Ten Men Reported Killed". Other news of the day.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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$37.00
673608

A Tombstone newspaper with an ad for the O.K. Corral...

Item #673608

November 21, 1886

THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Arizona, November 21, '86 (1886)



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this title is more ... See More  

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$400.00
673127

A different title from Tombstone, Arizona...

Item #673127

August 23, 1889

TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, Aug. 23, 1889 



* Very rare Western publication

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame




We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is just the 2nd time we have seen this title. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule.

Various mining-related items as well as regional & national news reports. ... See More  

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$577.00
671948

Santa Maria River, Arizona Indians battle......

Item #671948

October 07, 1872

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 7, 1872



* Muchos Canyon, Santa Maria River, Arizona

* Captain J. W. Mason - U. S. 5th Cavalry




Page 5 has two articles under: "The Indians" See image for text here.



Complete with all 8 pages, minor light foxing, nice condition.

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671923

From perhaps the most famous town of the Old West...

Item #671923

October 31, 1880

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, October 31, 1880 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in... See More  

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$2,300.00
670755

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept th... See More  

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$2,265.00
670489

Very early from San Diego, and with good content...

Item #670489

October 12, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Oct. 12, 1871 



* Rare & early from Southern California



Not jusst a very early newspaper from San Diego (a vol. 2 issue) but with nice content as well, as the front page has column-wide heads: "CHICAGO" "The Latest News--Extent of the Burnt District--The Entire Northern Division Swept Clean--The People Camped on the Prairie".

In... See More  

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$84.00
668423

Billy the Kid, Pat Garett, Virgil & Wyatt Earp, Frank Stilwell, Johnny Behan...

Item #668423

August 10, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, August 10, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in ... See More  

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$2,750.00
667173

Early and rare newspaper from 1871 Tucson...

Item #667173

October 28, 1871

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871



* Very rare title



A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874.

Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canad... See More  

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$300.00
666269

The last holdup of the Jesse James gang...

Item #666269

September 09, 1881

THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN, Pennsylvania, Sept. 9, 1881 



* Last Jesse James Gang robbery

* Blue Cut Train Robbery

* Glendale, Missouri




The front page has one column heads including: "Train Robbers" and "An Express Car And Passengers Robbed--The Governor Of Missouri Issues A Proclamation Calling On The People to Organize And Exterminate Train Robberies". A detailed rep... See More  

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$179.00
666229

Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...

Item #666229

October 17, 1874

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 17, 1874 



* Very rare publication



A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, and by best accounts this is our very last issue of this title, published 38 years before Arizona would become a state.

The front page is taken up with a mix of news items and advertisements, with page 2 having: "James E. Ro... See More  

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$160.00
664677

One of the earliest San Diego newspapers to be found...

Item #664677

August 10, 1872

THE WEEKLY WORLD, San Diego, California, Aug. 10, 1872 



* Very rare from Southern California



This is the volume one, number three issue of this title, making it one of the earliest newspapers from San Diego we have offered.

Page 2 has an ad supporting: "For President, Horace Greeley..." (see). Various articles are headed: "Arizona City" "Indians Love Music"... See More  

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$118.00
664666

From Territorial Arizona...

Item #664666

December 07, 1889

MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, Dec. 7, 1889 



* Very rare title from the Arizona Territory



A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 23 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1880's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illus... See More  

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$137.00
664216

From the Arizona Territory...

Item #664216

June 19, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Arizona Territory, June 19, 1875 



* Very rare title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads including: "Letter From Col. Hodge" datelined at Camp Grant; "Mining Summary" "The Tucson Public Schools" "Telegraphic News" and... See More  

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$130.00
664203

Early Arizona newspaper...

Item #664203

July 09, 1887

PRESCOTT MORNING COURIER, Arizona (Territory), July 9, 1887 



* Very rare title

* Wild Old West




From 25 years before Arizona would become a state. Articles include: "The Opium Habit" "Lynching in Oregon" "Two Men Killed by Caving Earth" and more.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, new agent's stamp in the masthead, tape at the inside spine, good cond... See More  

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$93.00
662666

From the Arizona Territory: 37 years before statehood...

Item #662666

July 03, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. [Arizona Territory] July 3, 1875 



* Very rare title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The back page has a full column: "Letter From Col. Hodge - Description of the Country About San Carlos and on the Way to Camp Apache".

Fou... See More  

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$150.00
662244

Great Tombstone newspaper printed 3 months before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #662244

July 26, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, July 26, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept... See More  

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$2,600.00
662213

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #662213

May 02, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull ... See More  

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662023

One of our last...

Item #662023

September 15, 1879

DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Sept. 15, 1879 



* Very rare Old West title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this issue is among our last. And it is a volume one issue in nice condition.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads. The ftpg. is mostly taken up with ads although it does have a "Grand Jury Report". Page 2 has more ... See More  

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$150.00
656859

From Arizona 17 years before statehood...

Item #656859

November 10, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, April 9, 1895 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 17 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "The Rio Verde Outfit in the Field" "Many Men & Horses to Be Employed&... See More  

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$43.00
656383

Death of Cochise, the Apache Indian chief...

Item #656383

June 15, 1874

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 15, 1874 



* Tribal Chief Cochise death (1st report)

* Chiricahua Apaches - Indians




Page 7 has: "Obituary - Cochise, the Indian Chief" noting in part: "...announces that Cochise, the famous Indian chief, died on Tuesday last in Arizona. He had been sick a long time, and feeling satisfied that he was afflicted by witchcraft, he refused to let the doc... See More  

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$57.00
653761

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral... Earps are acquitted of guilt...

Item #653761

December 16, 1881

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 16, 1881 



* re. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

* Wyatt, Virgil & Morgan Earp acquitted




Page 7 contains a nice report concerning the now iconic "gunfight at the O.K. Corral", from just a day after the conclusion of the trial of the Earps ended in their acquittal.

The article headed: "The Atchison & Topeka-Sonora railroad-... See More  

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$545.00
653745

An ad for the O.K. Corral... In a Tombstone newspaper...

Item #653745

April 30, 1886

THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886)



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this titl... See More  

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$698.00
653178

Tombstone Epitaph shortly after the gunfight at the OK Corral...

Item #653178

December 04, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in po... See More  

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$2,275.00
652264

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #652264

November 07, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 7, 1893



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

Among the articles; "He Wanted to Be A Gambler" "A City'sRuin" "A Shipment of Dynamite ... See More  

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$43.00
650649

From territorial Arizona...

Item #650649

October 06, 1879

DAILY ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, Oct.6, 1879 



* Very rare Old West title



Many years ago we had a reasonable inventory of this title, but today this is among our last. And it is a volume one issue from the Territory of Arizona as it did not become a state until 1912.

A nice assortment of news articles and ads with page 2 having an ad for the famous "Delmonico Re... See More  

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$155.00
647418

Territorial Arizona...

Item #647418

October 22, 1899

ARIZONA DAILY STAR, Tucson, Oct. 22, 1899 



* Rare old West title



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: "Gold Strike in Texas" "New Use For Copper" "Reliable News Meager" "Germany On The War" and more. Subscription l... See More  

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$39.00
646568

On the Apache wars...

Item #646568

August 18, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 18, 1883  



* Mexico-Arizona Apache Wars

* General George Crook




The top of pg. 8 has column heads: "CROOK'S PETS" "The Apaches Again on the War-Path in the Southwest" "150 of Them Terrorizing the Country About Sonora--Recent Murders & Outrages". This article takes  1/4 columns.

Twelve pages, rejoined at the spine... See More  

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$31.00
646421

Early Phoenix, Arizona...

Item #646421

October 06, 1887

ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 6, 1887 



* Very rare issue from the Arizona Territory



This is an extremely early and uncommon newspaper from Arizona Territory (it wasn't a state until 1912). Filled with various news of the day both local and national, and a wealth of ads--most very "Western" looking and many illustrated.

The front page has almost a full column of: "Lo... See More  

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$125.00
646385

From the fabled Old West town of Tombstone... Deputy Sheriff Earp...

Item #646385

November 18, 1880

THE DAILY NUGGET, Tombstone, Pima County, Arizona, November 18, 1880 



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare Wyatt Earp mention




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang.

This rare issue was printed less than a year before... See More  

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$765.00
645671

The formal end to the Spanish-American War...

Item #645671

March 18, 1899

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 18, 1899 



* Treaty of Paris signed by Queen

* End of Spanish-American War




The top of one of the ftpg. columns reports the formal end of the Spanish-American War with the signing of the treaty of peace by the queen of Spain. "Treaty Of Peace Signed by Queen" "Official Closing of the Drama" "An Important Page" "The Po... See More  

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$74.00
643462

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #643462

October 03, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 3, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. The ftpg. has: "Three Men Wounded" "A Desperate Shooting Affray in Oakland" "Two Innocent Men are Killed in the Melee" and "Dynamite in New Mexico" and pg. 2 has: "Witches In Mot... See More  

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$43.00
637147

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #637147

October 11, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 11, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

Eight pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$43.00
633486

Nice Phoenix newspaper from the 1890's...

Item #633486

October 27, 1895

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Oct. 27, 1895 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood.

Various news & ads of the day including "Colonization Scheme...For the Establishment of a Colony...Of European People on Lands Near Tucson, in Arizona Territory" ... See More  

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$37.00
630198

Arizona Apache Wars...

Item #630198

June 13, 1883

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, June 13, 1883



* Arizona Apache Wars

* General George Crook




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an article headed: "Crook's Campaign" "The Gallant Indian Fighter Again On American Soil" and more. (see)

Complete in 4 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handl... See More  

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$32.00
625501

Nice Phoenix newspaper from the 1890's...

Item #625501

March 21, 1895

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, March 21, 1895 



* Rare Old West title

* Maricopa County




Difficult to find 19th century newspapers from Phoenix but here is one. This was published 17 years before Arizona statehood.

Various news & ads of the day including a column of: "Local Briefs" with small news tidbits; "Rode With A Skull--Terrible Experience of an Arizona Cowboy Co... See More  

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$43.00
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