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668907

Advertisement for a Frederick Douglass speech on the Civil War, plus a war map...

Item #668907

February 11, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1862



* Frederick Douglass speech on civil war

* Cooper Institute advertisement (eve of event)




In the first column on the ftpg. is an interesting advertisement for "A Black Man on The War!! Frederick Douglass will lecture at Cooper Institute..." with the date & time noted (see image).

Various Civil War reports on pages 5 & 6.

Eight pages, a ... See More  

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$57.00
667843

Frederick Douglass talks... Battle of Chancellorsville: a Southern victory...

Item #667843

May 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 7, 1863   



* Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia

* A "rebel" victory

* Rare Confederate title




Not only is this a nice newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.



A nice front page account of the Battle of Chancellorsville, a major Southern victory. the top of the first column has: "From Frederi... See More  

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$480.00
665859

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #665859

May 20, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, May 20, 1852  We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Much of page 2 is taken up with: "The Annual Meeting of the American Anti-Slavery Society". Page 3 has a: &
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Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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656654

The Denmark Vesey slave revolt... The slave trade...

Item #656654

September 07, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 7, 1822  Pages 9-11 have much regarding Denmark Vesey and the "Servile Conspiracy in South Carolina," which  has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt.

Note: Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the... See More  

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654133

Jesse James & the Rock Island Railroad robbery...

Item #654133

July 19, 1881

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, July 19, 1881



* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery

* Winston, Daviess County, Missouri




Page 2 begins with a quite lengthy account of what was the infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery by the James Gang. It is headed: "The Great Train Robbery" and begins: "Charles Murray...was the messenger of the U.S. Express Compa... See More  

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651064

Much regarding slavery... mention of the Denmark Vesey

Item #651064

September 14, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 14, 1822  Starting of the front page and taking the entire 2nd page is, "THE GREAT CURSE OF OUR LAND," which has much regarding slavery in America, with mention of Denmark Vesey and the slave insurrection in Charleston, South Carolina.

Note: Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been ... See More  

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650775

"The North Star" becomes "Frederick Douglass' Paper"...

Item #650775

August 13, 1852

FREDERICK DOUGLASS' PAPER, Rochester, New York, August 13, 1852 



* Extremely rare title



We are pleased to offer this exceedingly rare--and highly desirable--newspaper by the famed Frederick Douglass. This weekly title is the continuation of his newspaper "North Star" which began in 1847.

Douglass was perhaps the most famous 19th century African-American abolitionist who
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648280

Southern Loyalists' Convention... Frederick Douglass...

Item #648280

September 05, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Sept. 5, 1866 



* Southern Loyalists' Convention in Philadelphia

* Considerable anti-Black sentiment in the reporting

* Mention of Frederick Douglass




The front page has extensive coverage of the "Southern Loyalists' Convention" held in Philadelphia, with subheads: "The Hon. James Speed Elected President--His Address to the Delegates...And... See More  

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$68.00
647595

The Denmark Vesey slave revolt...

Item #647595

July 13, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 13, 1822  The back page has a report of the Denmark Vesey slave revolt, noting that six slaves were executed in Charleston. Denmark Vesey was a former slave who purchased his freedom and then planned what would have been one of the largest slave rebellions in the United States. Word of the plans were leaked and authorities at Charleston arreste... See More  

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617846

Emancipation Memorial dedication...

Item #617846

April 15, 1876

THE JOURNAL, Evansville, Indiana, April 15, 1876



* Emancipation Memorial - monument

* Lincoln Park, Capital Hill, Washington D.C.

* Frederick Douglass




  The front page has an article headed: "The Unveiling Of The Lincoln Statue Yesterday At Washington" which includes mention that: "...Frederick Douglass was then introduced amid applause and delivered an eloquent oration... See More  

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603636

Frederick Douglass...

Item #603636

March 11, 1881

THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 11, 1881



* Frederick Douglas



The front page has small one column headings: "The Color Line" "Federal Marshal Douglass to be Given a Mission" See image for text here.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, irregular along spine, minor creasing and small... See More  

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$28.00
206663

"Great Expectations" Collection I

Item #206663

November 24, 1860

Harper's Weekly, November 24, 1860 through December 29, 1860. This is a six-issue set (part 1) of Harper's Weekly containing the Charles Dickens "Great Expectations" in serialization format. The set provides more than a 10% discount over purchasing the issues individually.



This set would look great displayed in one of our 17 inch by 14 inch display cases which can be viewed a... See More  

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$322.00
172424

Winslow Homer... The city of Washington...

Item #172424

December 15, 1860

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 15, 1860 Ftpg. shows: "The City of Washington from the Dome of the Capitol" as well as "The National Capitol at Washington". Halfpg: "Departure of the St. Louis Bridge for Kansas" & one by Winslow Homer: "Expulsion of Negroes & Abolitionists from Tremont Temple, Boston" includes a related article mentioning Frederick Douglas... See More  

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173058

Emancipation illustration...

Item #173058

January 12, 1867

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 12, 1867. The front of this issue is of a fullpage illustration "Isaac Watts and His Mother at the Prison-Gate" which has an accompanying article. Inside is an article "Frederick Douglass" which is a letter address to the Editor. Two quarter-page illustrations represent "The Foundling" and the "New York Foundlings" arti... See More  

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173646

Thomas Nast's Uncle Sam...

Item #173646

August 24, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 24, 1872  Nice full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. Nast cartoon shows a Black man & a K.K.K. man. Illus. of 'U.S. Grant' & of 'Horace Greeley'. Fullpg: 'The Summer Exodus--Leaving By Steamboat' & 'The Artist in the Country' is by Frenzeny. Very nice.

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173970

Manitou Springs, Colordo...

Item #173970

October 02, 1875

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Oct. 2, 1875 Full ftpg. cartoon themed on inflation shows Uncle Sam. Fullpg. pictorial: 'Manitou Springs and Vicinity, Colorado'. Fullpg: 'The Newsboys' Excursion'. Fullpg. suppl. pictorial of trout fishing.

Complete in sixteen pages.

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174128

General Miles vs. the Indians...

Item #174128

April 07, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Apr. 7, 1877 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon. Nice fullpg: 'Gen. Miles's Winter Campaign Against the Indians' shows 9 scenes. Nice ctrfld: 'Sketches Along the route of the Panama Railroad'

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174132

Nice print of Frederick Douglass...

Item #174132

April 21, 1877

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 21, 1877  Certainly the feature of this issue is the nearly one-quarter pg. print of: "Frederick Douglass" with an article on him as well mentioning him being the new Marshall of D.C., with talk of his newspaper The North Star.

Other prints include a full ftpg. political cartoon by Thomas Nast: "Young American Roast Beef For Old England&quo... See More  

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174764

Monkeys in Central Park... Morocco...

Item #174764

April 28, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1883  Nice full ftpg. shows 5 children: "The Transit of Venus". A fullpg. shows monkeys at the Museum of Natural History, Central Park. Fullpg: "The Salt Mine of Petite Anse" in Louisiana. Half pg: "The Drummers' Room in a Western Hotel" & "Sketches on the West Coast of Africa". Full page with 5 scenes: &... See More  

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174816

National Horse Show in Madison Square... Fly fishing...

Item #174816

October 27, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 27, 1883  Full front pg. illus. containing five illus. pertaining to "The Newburgh Centennial-Scenes and Incidents of the Day." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "The German National Monument as Seen from Bingenbruck." Two 1/4 pg. portraits of "Matthew Arnold" and "The Rt. Rev. David B. Knickerbacker, D.D." Dblpgctrfld... See More  

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174824

Front page print of Frederick Douglass... Poe's The Raven...

Item #174824

November 24, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1883  The entire front page is one of the more desirable of the entire 60 year run of this newspaper, being a fine portrait of: "Frederick Douglass", with a related article on him on an inside page.

But there are other nice prints in this issue as well, including a full page: "Autumn Leaves" by Howard Pyle; a print of: "The... See More  

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174828

Frederick Douglass article...

Item #174828

December 08, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 8, 1883  Front full pg. illus. of "Evacuation Day-Unveiling Ward Statue of Washington in Wall Street." Inside are four 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Four Prima Donnas" which are "Madame Christine Nilsson," "Madame Adelina Patti," "Madame Etelka Gerster," and "Madame Marcella Sembrich." 1/4 pg. port... See More  

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175066

Lost off Long Island... A loggers' camp...

Item #175066

March 20, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 20, 1886  Full ftpg. Thomas Nast cartoon: "One Thing You Are Accountable To The Public For". 1/3 pg: "The Cunard Steamer 'Oregon', Lost Off Long Island". Fullpg: "A Loggers' Camp At Night". Fullpg: "The United States Ship Of War 'Atlanta'". Fullpg: 'The Moody Schools at Northfield, Massachuset... See More  

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176000

Death of Frederick Douglass...

Item #176000

March 02, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 2, 1895  Certainly the prime content in this issue is not just the page 6 article: "Death of Frederick Douglass" which takes over three-quarters of the first column, but the related illustration of him appearing on page 4 which takes one-third of the page, captioned: "Frederick Douglass, Died Feb. 20, 1895" (see).

The full front page i... See More  

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$111.00
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