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682791

Fugitive Indians...

Item #682791

January 16, 1879

HELENA DAILY HERALD, Montana (Territory), January 16, 1879 



*  The Fort Robinson massacre

*  Molly Maguire Execution




Several articles on Cheyenne Indians in Fort Robinson incident including: "CHEYENNE HOSTILES" with subhead, "Results of the Chase After the Fugitive Band" and "A Bold Break to Escape Captivity. Several Soldiers and Thirty of the Indians... See More  

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$150.00
682345

Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #682345

November 26, 1937

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 26, 1937



* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson




You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the two column heading near the bottom of the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "''Brooklyn... See More  

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679737

Life in the Wild West...

Item #679737

November 16, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More  

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678516

Mark Twain gains his "first national headline"....

Item #678516

September 29, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866 



* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens

* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report

* First national headline for Twain




The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More  

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677078

Fictionalized drama...

Item #677078

May 05, 1873

STREET & SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, May 5, 1873  This newspaper but the publishers of dime novels & pulp fiction did much to romanticize the Wild West with stories of fictionalized drama.

This issue features a very large & dramatic front page print which accompanies the story: "Wild Kathleen or, Old Bob, the Prairie Outlaw".

Page 2 has a portion of the serialized sto... See More  

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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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674367

Celebrating the new Erie Canal...

Item #674367

October 10, 1825

BELLOWS FALLS INTELLIGENCER, Vermont, Oct. 10, 1825



* Early Erie Canal

* 1st boat - ship journey




Page 3 includes a nice account of the celebration of the arrival of the first boat on the Erie Canal, headed; "New York Celebration". Included is the governor's "Address" which begins: "This solemnity, at this place, on the first arrival of vessels from Lake Erie, is... See More  

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674097

John Ringling expands his circus empire...

Item #674097

September 10, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 10, 1929 



* John Ringling expands his empire

* Ringling Brothers Circus

* Buys "American Circus Corporation"




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "RINGLING BUYS FIVE CIRCUSES; MAKES HIM CZAR" with subhead and small photo of Ringling. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 58 pages, rag edition i... See More  

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673618

"Democratic Platform Made Easy" - showing blacks among various vignettes...

Item #673618

November 06, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 6, 1869 



* The Democratic Party platform

* Democrats are racists - anti-black

* 19th century illustration - print




The prime feature is the double-page centerfold titled: 'Democratic Platform Made Easy' with many vignettes, several which portray Blacks in various uncomplimentary and stereotypical settings/charicatures.The front page of th... See More  

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672584

Early & very nice newspaper from San Diego...

Item #672584

September 29, 1871

SAN DIEGO DAILY UNION, California, Sept. 29, 1871 



* Old Wild West Original

* Interesting Advertisements




Very early from San Diego--a volume 2 issue--when the population was just 2300, with a nice engraving of the harbor in the masthead.  All four pages have various news tidbits of the day, including local, regional, and national reports. A great wealth of advertisements as well, ... See More  

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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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668707

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #668707

June 20, 1882

BLACK HILLS DAILY PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, Nov. 24, 1878 



* Very rare & desired publication

* Famous wild West town

* "Wild Bill" Hickok fame




This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light.

This issue is ... See More  

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666123

Odd-ball political newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #666123

January 01, 1946

COAST REPORTER - THIRD SERIES --  EXTRA!  A seemingly odd-ball weekly newspaper from Los Angeles, mostly dealing with political issues. The inside masthead notes: "The West's Snappiest Newspaper". No date is in the masthead, however by appearances I'd say it is from the 1940's.

The banner headline note: "Carlin Smith's Wild Parties", Smith being a can... See More  

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664217

Early from Stockton, California...

Item #664217

September 12, 1878

DAILY EVENING HERALD, Stockton, California, Sept. 12, 1878 



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




A wide range of content including a ftpg. item: "He Killed it in Self-Defense" and pg. 3: "Sierra Nevada - A Calm Survey of the Present Situation".



Four pages, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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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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664157

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #664157

January 30, 1875

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Jan. 30, 1875 



* Wild Old West 

* Rare publication




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Four pages, some ink stains, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.... See More  

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662775

Clyde Barrow Gang Machine Gun Fight In 1933...

Item #662775

July 25, 1933

CINCINNATI TIMES STAR, July 25, 1933.



* Clyde Barrow Gang

* Machine Gun Battle

* Outlaws Bonnie & Clyde




Page 13 has a one column heading: "'Wild West' Band Battles Officers" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the machine gun battle with police at their wooded hide-away in which Marvin Barrow and his wife, Blanche, were captured. Rare to find reports
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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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662210

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #662210

October 27, 1877

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877 



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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661369

The "famous" Westons, mail robbers...

Item #661369

April 20, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 20, 1782  One-third of an inside page is taken up with: "Anecdotes of the Famous Westons, Who Robbed the Bristol Mails". The article begins: "Joseph and George Weston, apprehended on Wednesday...for robbing the Bristol mail in 1781...are two of the most remarkable depredators that have appeared in this country since the days of the famous Wi... See More  

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660805

1882 Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #660805

April 26, 1882

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 26, 1882



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, v... See More  

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656521

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #656521

December 02, 1871

THE ELKO INDEPENDENT, Nevada, Dec. 2, 1871 



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




This town had a population of about 2000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave th... See More  

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656400

On the Younger brothers, the Wild West outlaws...

Item #656400

October 11, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, Oct. 11, 1876  Page 5 has half a column taken up with: "THE YOUNGERS" "Interview With Their Brother-in-Law, Richard S. Hall" "Facts of Interest Concerning the Far-Famed Bandits--Affecting Meeting Between the Brothers and Their Sister, in Prison". Interesting reading concerning the infamous outlaws the Younger brothers (see).

O... See More  

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656342

Last major train robbery in the United States...

Item #656342

November 26, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 26, 1937 



* Last major train robbery in the U.S.

* Deming, Luna County, New Mexico

* Henry Loftus and Harry Donaldson




You might call it the official end of the "Wild West", but in any case the great banner headline on the front page announces what is considered the last major train robbery in the country: "ROB TRAIN, KILL 1; CAPTURED" wi... See More  

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655640

Walt Disney's movie "Pinocchio"... First review... nice illustration...

Item #655640

February 08, 1940

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 8, 1940 



* Disney's animated movie "Pinocchio"

* Introduced to the World




Page 18 has the first review of the new animated movie from the Disney Studios, "Pinocchio". This was their second animated movie following on the heels of the wildly successful "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".

The very favorable review begins: "If Wes... See More  

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651148

With the original color cover....

Item #651148

January 28, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York January 28, 1911  Still has the original color cover showing two boys in a winter scene. Color back cover is for Gold Medal Flour.

The front page of this issue is a photo of "The Late Paul Morton." Also inside: "Suggestion for a Statue to be Placed in One of Our Public Parks or on the Peace building at the Hague." by Kemble. There is a photo ... See More  

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649555

Great account of an attempted bank robbery in 1884 Texas...

Item #649555

March 27, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, March 27, 1884  Page 2 has over half a column taken up with: "TEXAS BANDITS" "Bold Attempt to Rob a Bank at Wichita Falls" "One of the Robbers Shot Dead by a Ranger and Another Captured--A Book Agent's Peril". A great article, beginning: "At 3:30 p.m. to-day occurred here one of the most daring attempts at bank robbery this coun... See More  

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649290

From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
(5) RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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649271

A great lot from the Old West, at a reduced price...

Item #649271
(10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  
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649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
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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647742

Journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri... Chesapeake vs. Shannon... Constitution vs. Java...

Item #647742

June 26, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813  Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri. One of the earliest, detailed reports of a journey across the Western wilderness I have seen in a newspaper. See photos for the beginning.

There is also early ... See More  

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646884

The outlaw "Doc" Middleton...

Item #646884

August 11, 1879

NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 11, 1879 



* Doc Middleton described

* James M. Riley - David C.

* Outlaw & horse thief




The top of page 2 has an interesting & lengthy article headed: "MIDDLETON, THE OUTLAW" "Something About The Bandit of the Niobrara" "How He Became A Robber & A Murderer--Incidents In His Career". The article takes three-quarters of a col... See More  

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639172

Classic 'Wild West' report concerning outlaws...

Item #639172

March 29, 1899

THE GLOBE, South Bethlehem, Penna., March 29, 1899  Page 2 has over half a column headed: "OUTLAW'S CONFESSION" "May Save Two Innocents Serving Life Sentences For Murder" "An Organized Band of Robbers" with more. A nice, classic "Wild West" report which implicates the Dalton Gang as well (see).

Four pages, evenly toned, some minor margin tears, sho... See More  

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638659

Reports from the Wild West...

Item #638659

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 begins with: "A CARNIVAL OF CRIME" "A Bloody Battle in the Streets of a Texas Town" "Half a Dozen Murders in as Many Different Dan... See More  

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638658

Gamblers from the Wild West...

Item #638658

November 09, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 has: "Frontier Gamblers" "The Games & Dealers of the Wild Southwest" & more. An interesting article on one of the iconic profe... See More  

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638642

Print of Notre Dame University... Stage coach robbery...

Item #638642

August 17, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Aug. 17, 1885 



* Old West stage coach robbery

* University of Notre Dame




The ftpg. has some interesting articles including; "Battling With A Burglar" "Midnight Encounter with a Murderous Negro at Texarkana" "Slain by a Saloon-Keeper--Result of a Drunken Spree...".  "Daring Stage Robbery which is from Phoenix which reads... See More  

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638577

Classic train robbery from the Old West...

Item #638577

September 26, 1893

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 26, 1893 



* Old west style train robbery



The front page has over a column of text headed; "TRAIN ROBBERS TRAPPED" "Police Filled The Cars" 'Two of the Outlaws Killed and Four Captured" "A Bandit Betrays His Fellows" and more. Actually a great report as it reads like a classic train robbery from the Wild West, the text beginn... See More  

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637140

Capture of the colorful horse thief Doc Middleton...

Item #637140

July 28, 1879

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 28, 1879 



* Doc Middleton gang

* Outlaws - horse thieves




Page 3 has a great "gunslinger" type report from the Old West, headed: "A Frontier Fight" "How Doc. Middleton & Other Border Ruffians Were Routed" "A Desperate Encounter as Described by One of the Captured." This report is very detailed and takes 1 12 colu... See More  

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632153

Yuba City, California...

Item #632153

February 14, 1874

WEEKLY SUTTER BANNER, Yuba City, California, Feb. 14, 1874  



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




The Mexican government granted land in Northern California to John Sutter, including a parcel upon which Yuba City is located, the same John Sutter upon whose land gold was subsequently discovered in 1848. He sold part of this tract to some enterprising men who wished to establish a town n
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611435

Comments on the "Wild West" in the President's address...

Item #611435

December 07, 1881

DAILY MEMPHIS AVALANCHE, Tennessee, Dec. 7, 1881 



* President Chester A. Arthur

* State of the Union Address




Pages 2 and 3 containing the complete printing of President Chester Arthur's annual state-of-the-union address, headed: "THE MESSAGE" with other heads: "A Satisfactory Document, Especially in Length" "A Death-Like Silence About Republican Factions&qu... See More  

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604769

Ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #604769

August 27, 1894

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1894  Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa.

Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.

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602895

Capture of a slave ship... Lincoln offered as a compromise candidate for President...

Item #602895

June 21, 1860

NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1860 



* Famous slaver "Wildfire"

* African slave trade print fame




Page 2 has small one column headings: "The Captured Slaver" "Reception Of The Negroes At Key West--How They Fare" This is a notable slave ship, made somewhat famous by the print of it found in the June 2, 1860 issue of Harper's Weekly.

Other news of the day. Com... See More  

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594469

Buffalo Bill Cody letter...

Item #594469

July 21, 1887

ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, July 21, 1887



* Buffalo Bill Cody

* Wild West Show goes abroad




Page 5 has one column headings: "Buffalo Bill's Bonanza", "A Show Business of $10,000 Per Day" which is a letter from Buffalo Bill while touring in Great Britain. The letter is signed in type: Bill Cody.



Other news and advertisements of the... See More  

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591332

1902 Marshall Pass train robbery...

Item #591332

July 15, 1902

WELLSVILLE DAILY REPORTER, New York, July 15, 1902 



* Marshall Pass, Colorado train robbery 

* Narrow Gauge Railroad 

* Wild Bunch ?
 



This 4 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "MASKED MEN ROB TRAIN", "At Chester, Colo., 250 Miles West of Denver", "Blew Open Two Express Safes" and more. See photos for 1st report cover... See More  

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585459

Mining town of Eureka, Nevada...

Item #585459

August 09, 1879

EUREKA DAILY LEADER, Nevada, August 9, 1879 



* Rare mining town title 

* Wild Old West original w/ Jackson House Hotel ad
 



A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote  town in northeastern Nevada. This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 feet elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 resi
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577940

A pre-Civil War sport's periodical...

Item #577940

February 13, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 13, 1858 



* Pre Civil War sport's periodical



Subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." with the masthead featuring a decorative sporting theme (see). Among the articles included are; "A Winter In southern Florida" "Wild Sports In India" "Hunters and Game in South-W... See More  

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573365

1872 San Diego, California original...

Item #573365

August 20, 1872

THE WORLD, San Diego, California, August 20, 1872 



* Rare Southern Cal issue 

* Wild Old West 



Very nice illustration of two globes in the masthead. A very early issue for San Diego! This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue f... See More  

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$35.00
573326

An Old West Newspaper from Stockton, CA......

Item #573326

July 24, 1880

STOCKTON DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, July 24, 1880 



* Rare wild Old West title

 

This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons, gold miners & gunfights were often seen on a regu... See More  

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573311

A newspapers from Sacramento, California...

Item #573311

January 29, 1868

SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, Sacramento, California, January 29, 1868



* Wild Old West

* Rare title




This 8 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular
... See More  

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573303

San Bernardino, California...

Item #573303

April 19, 1879

THE DAILY TIMES, San Bernardino, California, April 19, 1879



* Wild Old West



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis.



Very early for Ca... See More  

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$32.00
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