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Discounted Issues (as priced), through July 11, 2019!
The following issues have been discounted by 50% through July 11, 2019. Prices shown reflect the discount.
January 14, 1880
THE SEMI-WEEKLY GERM, Newburyport, Massachusetts, Jan. 14, 1880
* Bizarre title
You have to love this newspaper for the title alone. What does it mean? There is 4 by 5 inch piece missing from the upper corner of the back leaf, but of course not noticeable when the newspaper is closed. Add a quirky titled newspaper to your collection!
Four pages, evenly toned, various margin tears, somewhat ... See More
January 13, 1947
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Kansas, January 13, 1947
* Galax VA Virginia airliner disaster
* Douglas DC-3 airplane crash
The front page has a two column headline: "18 Killed in Plane Crash in Virginia" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage on the Eastern Airlines Douglas DC-3 airplane crash in Galax, Virginia.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 14 pages... See More
November 8, 1933
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, November 8, 1933
* Prohibition in U.S. ending
* Rules & regulations explained
The front page has a banner headline above the masthead: "Wets Take Lead in Three States; Both Carolinas Vote Dry"
Also a three column heading: "Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah Apparently Wipe Dry Law Out of Constitution of U.S." with subheads. (see)
Other ... See More
July 15, 1847
THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1847
* Tabasco, Mexico captured
* Mexican-American War
Page 2 has: "Later News from Santa Fe" with subheads: "Another battle with Mexicans & Indians--Two American killed & 2 wounded--Loss of government Cattle..." and more. The article on the Mexican War takes half a column. Page 3 has: "Important From M... See More
July 17, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 17, 1793 Page 2 has: "British Official Account Of The Battle At Maulde" which is a lengthy letter from Col. James Murray to Secretary Dundas. This battle is better known as the Battle of Condé or St. Amand.
Four pages, never-trimmed margin, scattered foxing, very nice condition.
August 28, 1865
NEW-YORK TIMES, Aug. 28, 1865 The frontpage heads: "KETCHUM" "Story of His Last Fortnight" "His Whereabouts and Doings by Day" "His Arrest And Imprisonment" "Story Of Ketchum The Defaulter" "Ketchum at the Police Headquarters--Interview with His Father and Counsel--All About Him".
Other news and advertisements within.
This is comp... See More
March 18, 1930
THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York NY March 18, 1930
* Chicago beer baron - gangster boss
* Al Capone released from prison
* Illegal gun possession
This 20 page newspaper has two column headlines near the bottom of the front page: "Capone Leaves Hospitable Warden and Departs for--?" "Chicago Gang Chief Transferred to Another Jail While Crowds Wait in Vain to See Him; ... See More
August 13, 1861
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 13, 1861 The front page features an interesting--and uncommon--diagram of three views of: "The Stevens Battery" with descriptive text as well (see).
Among the first column heads are: "The Great Rebellion" "Important Rumor from the Kanawha Valley" "Reported Capture of Wise & His Entire Command" "Position of the Rebel F... See More
January 19, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 19, 1861
* Southern secession
* Fort Sumter tensions
* Prelude to the Civil War
Among the one column heads on the ftpg. are: "The National Troubles" "Animated Debate on the Kansas Bill" "Passage of the Army Bill in Committee of the Whole" "Latest Dispatches from the South" "Declaration of the Georgia Convention in Favo... See More
January 20, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, January 20, 1934
* Shoeless Joe Jackson
* Chicago Black Sox fame
* Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis
This 32 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 18 that include: "LANDIS RULES BAN ON JACKSON STAYS" "Game Closed Forever to Ex-Star for His Part in White Sox Scandal of 1919"
Complete, light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise ... See More
August 1, 1860
THE WEEKLY RICHMOND ENQUIRER, Virginia, August 1, 1860 Among the more difficult newspapers to find are from the antebellum South. This is one. Just a few years after this date Virginia & many other Southern states would secede from the Union and the Civil War would begin.
Various news of the day including political reports providing an interesting perspective from what would be the capi... See More
March 3, 1830
WORCESTER COUNTY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 3, 1830
* President Andrew Jackson
* USS Brandywine - Frigate
* United States Navy
Page 2 has: "Latest News From Mexico". The back page has nine Acts of Congress, the first being: "An Act making an Appropriation for Repairing & Fitting out the Frigate Brandywine" signed in type by the President: Andrew Jackson.... See More
December 11, 1889
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, Dec. 11, 1889
* Jefferson Davis death
* Confederate president - Confederacy
A "territorial" newspaper from seven years before Utah would be come a state. The ftpg. has: "Jefferson Davis' Remains - Views Yesterday by Some 70,000 Persons" with various subheads (see). Other ftpg. articles include: "A Dasta... See More
May 22, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, May 22, 1930
* Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs in a row
* New York Yankees
This 56 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 21: "Ruth Hits 3 Homers in First Game But Yanks Lose Two" with subheads that include: "3 HOMERS BY RUTH FAIL TO SAVE YANKS" "For First Time in His Career He Hits Thrice for Circuit in a Single League Game&qu... See More
September 3, 1846
LYNCHBURG VIRGINIAN, Virginia, Sept. 3, 1846
* Stephen W. Kearny
* Santa Fe, New Mexico
* Rare antebellum title
Among the articles are: "Santa Fe Expedition" and: "News From the Santa Fe Expedition with several mentions of Gen. Kearney. Also: "Triumph of American Inventive Genius" "A Fracas in the Camp of the Volunteers" "Movement of Troops&quo... See More
December 30, 1963
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, December 30, 1963
* Chicago Bears vs. New York Giants
* NFL football championship title game
This 18 page newspaper has a three column headline on page10: "Chicago Bandits Steal Crown, Intercept Five Tittle Passes" with caption: "Bears Win NFL Championship--"
1st report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Chic... See More
December 23, 1942
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 23, 1942
* Aliquippa, Pennsylvania avalanche
* World War II defense workers killed
This 38 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "AVALANCHE BURIES PENNSYLVANIA BUS; KNOWN DEAD AT 21" "Vehicle Was Loaded With War Workers Homebound From Jones & Laughlin Plant" "Thaw Losses Cliff Top" and... See More
November 16, 1889
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 16, 1889 The front page contains a very nice print of an early "movie-making" machine, captioned: "Anschuetz's Electrical Tachyscope" with a related article on it as well. The article continues on an inside page, where there are 6 more prints captioned: "Instantaneous Photographs Used In The Tachyscope".
Inside the is... See More
May 15, 1710
MEMOIRS OF LITERATURE, London, May 15, 1710 A very uncommon title from England, four pages with no news of the day but rather editorials and literature reviews. Water staining, measures 8 3/4 by 10 1/2 inches, and a rare opportunity to add this title to an early newspaper collection.
September 3, 1923
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, September 3, 1923
* The Great Kanto earthquake
* Tokyo and Yokohama Japan
The front page has a nice banner headline: "100,000 Dead in Japan as Quake Toll Mounts; Tokio, Yokohama Leveled by Fire and Flood" with subheads and related map. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, some margin wear, generally good. Should be handle... See More
May 15, 1929
THE DAY, New London Connecticut, May 15, 1929
* Cleveland Clinic Ohio - Fire
* X-ray room disaster
This 18 page newspaper has a nice three line banner headline on the front page: "Cleveland Clinic Hospital Bursts in Flames After Explosion; 91 Patients, Doctors, Nurses Dead; Many Stifled by Dense Gas; Dozen Patients and Nurses on Roof Trapped by Fire and Smoke"
Other news, sports ... See More
February 7, 1852
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 7, 1852 The front page features a nice engraving of: "Starrucca Viaduct, on the New York and Erie Railroad". At the time of its construction, the bridge was thought to be the most expensive railway bridge in the world, at a cost of $320,000 (equal to $8,722,462 today). It was the largest stone rail viaduct in the mid-19th century and is still in ... See More
July 21, 1944
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, July 21, 1944
* Rare German occupation title
* World War II - WWII
Among the front page heads are: "Terrific Losses By Allies in Break Through TDhrusts" "Incessant Fighting Waged Along Normandy Front" "Roosevelt's Powers Curtaied" "Germany's Role as Guardian of Europe" "Air War on Germany has Failed" an... See More
June 8, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, June 8, 1883
* Dodge City War - Kansas
* Outlaws - Barber brothers capture
* Independence, Buchanan County, Iowa
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an article headed: "THE BANDIT BROTHERS" "The Iowa Outlaws in Jail at Independence" and more. (see) They would be lynched a few days la... See More
August 23, 1814
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 23, 1814 The front page has half a column on: "Dueling". Also on the ftpg; "Extract of a Letter from an Officer of Gen. Drummond's Army" dated at Queenstown. Also: "Retaliation". Inside includes: "War In Connecticut" "Canada Papers" "Capture of a Dispatch Cutter" "Enterprize Stage" &quo... See More
April 5, 1949
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 5, 1949
* St. Anthony's Hospital Fire Disaster
* Effingham, Illinois
This 8 page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page: "BELIEVE MORE THAN 50 PERISH TODAY AS BLAZE SWEEPS ILLINOIS HOSPITAL" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete, minor margin wear, otherwise good.... See More
July 1, 1893
THE DESERET WEEKLY, Salt Lake City, Utah, July 1, 1893 This paper calls itself a: "Pioneer Publication of the Rocky Mountain Region - Truth and Liberty". See the photo below for the very decorative & large front page illustration, which shows settlers traveling, the Mormon temple, an early train, etc. Among the many articles are: "Utah Women in Chicago" &q... See More
February 6, 1865
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, February 6, 1865 The front page carries "The Peace Conference" "the Negotiations Not an Entire Failure" Opening of the Door to Reconciliation" "Submission to the Union and the Constitution the President's Terms to the Rebels" "Rumors Regarding a New Amnesty Proclamation, Etc, Etc, Etc".
Other articles incl... See More
May 2, 1873
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, May 2, 1873 The front page has a two-column width, page length ad "World's Fair and L.B. Lent's Leviathan Universal Living Exposition" and "Great New York Circus!" This contains the information on all the events and several engravings as well.
This is complete in four pages with a small hole at the center fold, otherwise is in very ... See More
October 21, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Oct. 21, 1789
* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson
* English boxing championship
Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More
October 8, 1973
THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Kansas, October 8, 1973
* Yom Kippur War begins
* Israel vs. Egypt and Syria
The front page has a three column heading: "Syrians said in retreat" with caption: "In Middle East" Coverage on the beginning of the Yom Kippur War or Fourth Arab-Israeli War.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a small binding holes along s... See More
October 30, 1851
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851 Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More
October 10, 1868
HARPER'S BAZAR, New York, Oct. 10, 1868 This is the famous fashion periodical subtitled: "A Repository of Fashion, Pleasure, and Instruction" from the successful publishing house of Harper Brothers. It is the oldest continuously published fashion magazine in the world having begun in 1867.
The early issues offered elegantly handy hints on living & dressing well, covering e... See More
April 26, 1875
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, April 26, 1875
* Sappa Creek Massacre - Cheyenne Hole
* Lieutenant Austin Henley
* Native Americans - Indians
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page 4 has an article headed: "Desperate Encounter with Cheyennes" (see)
Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice ... See More
May 4, 1912
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 4, 1912 The front page is taken up a photo of "The 'Beetle' - a New French Monoplane with Turnable Wings". Inside has photos of the plane with the wings extended for flight as well as a related article. There is an additional article: "Design of Racing Aeroplanes".
Twenty pages, some having an ink library stamp in the upper marg... See More
October 24, 1944
WILMINGTON MORNING STAR, North Carolina, October 24, 1944
* Battle of Leyte Gulf
This 10 page newspaper has a six column headline on the front page: "Americans Hold Leyte Valley Approaches; British Bend Nazi Line In West Holland; Reds Advance 19 Miles Into East Prussia" with subheads and related photo. (see)
Other news of the day throughout with much on WWII. Light browning with m... See More
September 11, 1935
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1935
* Huey Long shot and close to death
* Louisiana Senator
This 12 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "LONG'S FINAL PLACE OF REST IS CHOSEN ON CAPITAL GROUNDS" and more.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with some margin wear and spine creasing, otherwise good.... See More
September 29, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, NY, September 29, 1934
* Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial
* Bruno Hauptmann
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "BLADE MADE BY HAUPTMANN FOUND HIDDEN IN HIS CELL; INSANITY PLEA IS FORECAST" with many subheads. Much more inside.
Light browning, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Hauptmann was charged w... See More
November 23, 1871
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1871
* Steamer "City Of New London"
* Norwich, Connecticut
* Fire disaster
The front page has an article headed: "BURNING OF A STEAMER" "The City of New-London Entirely Destroyed by Fire" and more. (see) Text takes up over 1 1/3 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
May 10, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 10, 1859
* 2nd Italian War of Independence
* Franco-Austrian War begins
Page 2 has an article headed: "THE WAR IN EUROPE" "HIGHLY IMPORTANT NEWS" "Commencement of the Great Contest in Europe" "One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Austrians Crossed the Ticino" and more. (see) Lengthy text.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 page... See More
May 28, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1859
* Early Arizona Territory
* Silver mining - mines
* Western emigration
Page 8 has an article headed: "The Silver Mines Of Arizona" (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.
May 16, 1859
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 16, 1859
* American Clipper Ponoma
* Emigrant ship disaster
Page 5 has an article headed: "Frightful Shipwreck" "Loss of the Packet Ship Ponoma...." (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
March 23, 1881
EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1881
* George Parrott
* "Big Nose George"
* Lynching - hanging
Page 3 has an article headed: "The Elk Mountain Muder" "One Of The Murderers Taken From Jail And Hanged To A Telegraph Pole" (see)
Complete in 4 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.
April 27, 1875
EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, April 27, 1875
* Washington Harrison Donaldson
* Balloonist - ballooning
* Atlantic Ocean flight ?
Page 3 has an article headed: "Donaldson The Daredevil" "How He Intends Crossing The Atlantic In His Balloon" See images for text here.
Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, nice condition.... See More
October 12, 1857
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1857
* St. Louis, Missouri earthquake
* Financial panic of 1857 in NYC
The front page has an article headed: "Hard Times In The City" with smaller subheads.
Page 5 has: "The Earthquake at St. Louis" (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
March 29, 1865
SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 29, 1865
* Battle of Fort Stedman
* Last days of the Civil War
Page 4 has various reports on the Civil War with one column headings. See images here.
Complete in 8 pages, this issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Nice condition.... See More
July 9, 1814
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 9, 1814 Inside includes: "The Essex Frigate" "Peace and War Prospect" "The Coast in Alarm" "New Hampshire Militia" "In Cambridge" and more.
Four pages, some light damp staining, generally good.
March 2, 1962
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, March 2, 1962
* American Airlines Flight 1 disaster
* Jamaica Bay New York
* Boeing 707-123 airplane crash
This 8 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "Tragic Crash Cause Probed" with photo. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Complete om good condition.... See More
April 2, 1892
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 2, 1892 Within this issue is an article "A Talk with Edison" in which Thomas Edison talks personally about the phonograph, telephone, stockticker and much more. A very fascinating insight into this amazing man.
There are additional illustrations, articles and advertisements within.
This is complete in 16 pages with several non-archival m... See More
September 1, 1880
OUR UNION, New York, September 1, 1880 As printed in the dateline, this was the: "Organ Of The Woman's National & International Christian Temperance Unions." Logically, much of the content is focused on prohibition and other temperance concerns. The front page has an article on: "Mrs. Harriet C. McCabe, of Ohio, The First Crusade President" along with an illustrat... See More
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