THE NEW YORK HERALD 1865 NEWSPAPER, IN CUSTOM FOLIO, dated May 15th, 1865, and featuring the cover story "JEFF. DAVIS / DETAILS OF HIS CAPTURE" with extensive cover of the capture and parties involved. Comprising pages one (1) through eight (8), most likely the complete edition. In plastic sleeve, in an elegant folio marked to cover "Authentic & Historic Newspaper / from the archives of / Timothy Hughes Rare & Early Newspapers / History's Newsstand." Dated 1865. Folio 25" x 19 1/8", newspaper 22 1/2" x 15 3/8". Provenance: From the collection of Cameron C. Nickels, author of "Civil War Humor."
Folio undamaged; newspaper in very good condition considering it's age, with expected minor discoloration and staining, some minor losses and tears to the folded edge, which mostly do not hinder reading, and a small burn-hole to the front page in the right-most column, about 1/2" Dia.