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Discounted Issues (as priced), through November 15, 2018!The following issues have been discounted by 75% (not a typo) through November 15, 2018. Prices shown reflect the discount.
Discounted Issues (as priced), through November 15, 2018!
THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Galveston, Texas, January 23, 1934
* Robert "Big Bob" Brady killed
* Oklahoma outlaw - bank robber
The front page has a nice banner headline: "POSSE KILLS BRADY, CAPTURES THREE" with subheads: "Big Boy Dies Fighting As Group Caught In Open Field" and more with photo of Brady (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the ki... See More
SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 5, 1902
* Carrie Nation
* Temperance advocate
This uncommon 4 page newspaper contains news of the day with some interesting advertisements 10 years before statehood.
The front page has one column headings: "MRS. CARRIE NATION" "Aboard a Train Which Ran on to a Siding and Collided With an Engine Standing Th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1881
* Actor Edwin Booth
* Manhattan Theatre sold (1st report)
* Best title to have
Page 5 has one column headlines: "BOOTH'S THEATRE SOLD" "The Play-House To Be Made A Dry Good Store" and more. See images for text here. Great to have in this famous NYC title.
wikipedia notes: On December 33, 1881, a headline in the New York Times... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, a lot of five issues from 1869, dates of June 6, 13, 24, 29 and July 8, each containing on inside or back pages a report of a baseball game, with box scores. All issues 8 pages and in nice condition.
NEW YORK HERALD--EXTRA, Aug. 3, 1841 A broadside issue (single sheet, printed on one side only) printed upon the arrival of news from Europe, as noted at the top of the first column: "Arrival Of The Acadia At Boston" "Six Days Later From Europe" with further subheads (see). The content is nothing but news from Europe, no advertisements. Some light fold foxing.
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, January 31, 1960
* Oakland Raiders are created
* AFL-NFL football
The front page of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "AFL Puts 8th Team In Oakland". See image for text. 1st report coverage on the American Football League awarding Oakland with a football franchise.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 17, 1949
* Jake Lamotta wins title
* Middleweight boxing champion
* Marcel Cerdan
The front page has two column headlines: "LaMotta Beats Cerdan For Middleweight Title", "New Champ Give Injured Frenchman Bad Beating and Is Ruled 10th Round Kayo Winner". This is 1st report coverage on Jake LaMotta win... See More
RENO WEEKLY GAZETTE, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, Jan. 23, 1880
* Wild Old West
* Rare title
The masthead includes a nice engraving showing the Sierra Nevada mountains which surround this picturesque city and an inset with some buildings (see). Now a gambling mecca not far from Lake Tahoe, during the 1870's Reno was a mining town.
This issue was never bound nor trimmed, has 8 pag... See More
STATESMAN WEEKLY OREGON, Salem, Oregon, May 19, 1876
* Rare Old West title
A curious misprint as the actual title is to be "Weekly Oregon Statesman". An early issue from the capital of Oregon. Various news and ads of the day, eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, a inked news agent's stamp at the top, generally nice.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 8, 1946
* Tony Lazerri death with photo
* New York Yankees fame
* Major league baseball MLB
This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 21: "TONY LAZERRI DIES; STARRED ON YANKS" and "Second Baseman During Era of Babe Ruth Succumbs at 42--Famed as Clutch Hitter". Also a one column photo of Lazerri. Nice to h
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1943
* Tom Harmon lost during World War II
* Michigan Wolverines Heisman trophy winner
* NCAA college football star
This 46 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Tom Harmon Missing On Latin Zone Flight". See photo for brief, 1st report coverage on Michigan Wolverines football star, Tom Harmon, going missing during Worl... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1943
* Tom Harmon lost during World War II
* Michigan Wolverines Heisman trophy winner
* NCAA college football star
The front page has a one column heading: "Lt. Tommy Harmon Missing in China". See image for 1st report coverage on Michigan Wolverines football star, Tom Harmon, going missing during World War II. He would be rescued by anti... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 8, 1850
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Early Salt Lake City, Utah
The front page has: "From The Valley Of Salt Lake" which is an early report on the Mormons at their new home. Bits include: "...states that the Mormon colony at the Valley of the Salt Lake was in a prosperous and happy condition. The crops had been abundant...The Mo... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1872 Page 2 has: "Woman Suffrage" "Those Who Attempted to Vote, and How They Were Treated" with the details and listing some of the more prominent names (see).
Eight pages, very nice condition.
LOUISVILLE LITERARY NEWS-LETTER, Kentucky, Sept. 5, 1840 The subtitle states: "Devoted To News, Science, Literature and the Arts." Among the articles are: "Sketches In The West" "A Visit to the Savage Island" "Gambling & Gamblers" with "News" reports o the back page.
Eight pages, 11 by 15 3/4 inches, a period notation at the very top, ni... See More
THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1927 The sports have has 3 full-figure photos of: "Paul Waner" "Frankie Frisch" and "Lou Gehrig" with the heading: "Gehrig, P. Waner and Frisch Leading Contenders For 'Most Valuable Player' Honors In Major Leagues". There is nice text on each, one bit noting: "...Columbia Lou gave Babe Ruth a hot ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1932
* Anna Elizabeth Dickinson death
* Anti slavery - Women's rights
Page 19 has one column headlines:
"ANNA E. DICKINSON, SLAVERY FOE, DEAD"
"Had Been Hoping to Celebrate 90th Birthday Next Friday Until Just Before End"
"Woman's Rights Champion"
and more with photo. (see) See images for 1st report coverage on t... See More
THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER, Cincinnati, Ohio, August 8, 1935
* Joe Louis vs. King Levinsky
* Heavyweight boxing fight
* 1st round "freezing" knock out
The front page has a nice banner headline: "JOE LOUIS WINS IN FIRST ROUND" with subheads. 1st report coverage on the heavyweight boxing match between Joe Louis vs. King Levinsky. This was two years before Louis wou... See More
MORNING OREGONIAN, Portland, Oregon, May 4, 1875 This newspaper carries a variety of news and articles from Oregon and the nation as well. It also has a variety of advertisements, some which are illustrated. This also has a nice masthead.
This is complete in four pages with a advertising agency stamp in the masthead area, otherwise is in nice condition.
DENISON DAILY NEWS, Denison, Texas, April 2, 1874
* Old Wild West Original
* Rare title from the early Southwest
The city of Denison was founded in 1872 in conjunction with the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad, causing it to be an important commercial center in the 19th century American West. In 1875 John Henry "Doc" Holliday had offices in Denison.
Various news &... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 4, 1940
* Willard Hershberger suicide death
* Cincinnati Reds catcher
Page 5 has one column headlines that include: "HERSHBERGER ENDS LIFE WITH RAZOR", "Cincinnati Reds' Catcher Found Dead in Boston Hotel--Left No Notes", "Worried Over His Hitting" and more with photo. This is 1st rep
THE DETROIT NEWS, March 7, 1965
* Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama
* Martin Luther King Jr.
* "Bloody Sunday" - 1st march try - failure
The front page has a one column heading: "Whites Jeer Whites in Ala. March". This would be the 1st attempt to march from Selma to Montgomery which ended up in disaster.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Comple... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 5, 1932
* Catcher Bill Dickey
* New York Yankees
* Famous fight during MLB game
This 32 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 11: "Senators Defeat Yankees Twice and Break Gomez's Winning Streak" with subheads that include: "RUTH HITS NO. 23 IN SECOND GAME" "DICKEY, REYNOLDS CLASH" "Latter Suffers Br... See More
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1873
* Wall Street panic
* 1st report of initial collapse
Page 5 has: "Panic In Stocks" "Great Excitement In The Street Yesterday". This is 1st report coverage on the "Panic of 1873". Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, very nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 25, 1947
* Al Capone death (day of)
* Chicago beer baron
* Gangster - mob boss
The back page has a very small and discrete one column heading: "Capone's Heart Said to Be Failing". See image for brief text. He would die on this day.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 30 pages, very nice condition.... See More
THE PRESS, Philadelphia, June 8, 1889
* The great Johnstown flood of 1889
* South Fork Dam collapse
Front page reporting of the infamous Johnstown Flood, which happened just 8 days previous on May 31. One column heads at the top include: "Conemaugh's Camps" "The First Week of Misery Ended in the Ruined Valley" "Threatened With Pestilence" "Red Cr... See More
* The famous UFO scare that was also during the time of the Roswell, New Mexico incident
Page 7 has has one column headings: "YES, DISKS FLY ON, BUT INTEREST LAGS" "Reports Still Come From Many Quarters, but There's a Bit of Cynicism in Them" with smaller subheads. See images for text here.
Other news, sports and advert
THE MARYVILLE DAILY FORUM, Missouri, Nov. 22, 1963 Complete in 8 pages, some wear at the margins and some light water staining.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1933
* Boston Redskins (Washington)
* 1st time nickname was used in franchise history
* Opening day game
The sport's section (page 26) has one column headlines: "GREEN BAY ELEVEN HELD TO 7-7 TIE" "Boston Rallies in the Closing Minutes of Contest to Deadlock Score" with lineups. See images for text here. This was the very 1st time th... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, August 13, 1887 The front page that include: "FIENDS!" with subheads "Suspicion that Train Wreckers Caused the Railroad Horror", "Various Theories Advanced, but Nothing Yet Developed", "Additional Details of the Most Frightful Disaster of Modern Times", "The Coroner Begins the Taking of Testimony in the Offic... See More
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska The front page features a column-wide headline "Ship Breaks In Two Without A Warning And Dozens Perish" with subheads "Stern Section of Oil Tank Steamer Oklahoma Sinks with Thirty-Two of Crew", "Wireless Tells of Disaster", "Bavaria Captain Reports Eight Rescued from Derelict", "Forepart Floats On Waves", ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1943
* Jewish Holocaust being known for the 1st time
* Nazi-occupied Poland exterminations
* Lomza & Bialystok
Page 3 has small one column headings: "2,500 Poles Executed" "Mass Executions in Lomza and Bialystok Reported"
See photo for brief coverage on the ongoing atrocities in Nazi-occupied Poland where extermination of the Jewi... See More
THE REGISTER, Santa Ana, California, Nov. 23, 1963 Complete section 1 with 12 pages. Few minor margin tears, mostly nice.
THE BILLINGS GAZETTE--EXTRA, Nov. 22, 1963 Note the use of red ink in the headline. The outer leaves only containing pages 1, 2, 13 & 14. Very nice, clean condidtion.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 11, 1932
* Edgar Wallace death (1st report)
* English novelist, writer, playwright, screenwriter & more
Page 11 has one column headings that include:
"EDGAR WALLACE, UNIQUE FIGURE AS WRITER, DIES"
and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of famed writer and playwright, Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace.
Other news, sports and advertise... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1942
* Joe Louis (The Brown Bomber)
* Buddy Baer
* Heavyweight boxing title fight
Page 19 has a banner headline: "Louis Scores First-Round Knockout Over Buddy Baer in Charity Encounter" with many subheads that include: "20,000 See Bomber Gain Quick Victory" and more (see photos). Also three related photos as well. This was Joe L... See More
THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, May 29, 1934
* Dionne quintuplets born (1st report)
* "Five Baby Girls Born to Ontario Canada mother
The front page has two column headlines: "Quintuple Babies Live, Red Cross Rushes Aid" "All Five Cry Lustily; Mother Is Well, Father Expresses Amazement" A 1st report on the famous births.
Other news, sports and advertisements of ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 18, 1927
* Juliette Gordon Low death
* Girl Scouts founder
Page 25 has one column headlines that include:
"MRS. LOW, FOUNDER OF GIRL SCOUTS, DIES"
"Was Active To The Last"
"Inspired by Example of Her Friend, Baden-Powell, While She Lived in England"
and more. 1st report coverage on the death of Juliette Gordon low, found of t... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 21, 1925
* L. Q. Ivy negro lynching
* New Albany, Mississippi
The front page has two column headings: "MISSISSIPPI NEGRO CREMATED AT STAKE FOR ATTACK ON GIRL" "Mob Takes Prisoner From Sheriff, Pours Oil on Fiend and Roasts Him Alive" 1st report coverage on the lynching of negro L. Q. Ivy in New Albany, Mississippi.
Other ne... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1938
* Midvale UT school bus - train disaster
* Riverton & South Jordan Utah children
This 48 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "23 Killed in School Bus Hit By Train in Utah in Storm" "Fast Freight Strikes Vehicle Which Had Stopped and Then Driven on Tracks--Driver Dead--17 Children Hurt" Lengthy text continues... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 24, 1879
*James Dobbins & Michael Burns duel
* P. T. Barnum - trying to improve public morals
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A DUEL TO THE DEATH" "The Principals Farmers, and Both Killed" "One of the Most Desperate Affairs o... See More
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 9, 1877
* Younger Brothers gang
* Stillwater, Minnesota
The top of page 2 has: "Minnesota" "The Younger Brothers Bandits in Prison" "The Calls They Receive fro Distinguished Citizens". This is concerning the Younger brothers and their imprisonment after being captured for the Northfield Bank robbery.
Eight pa... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 24, 1962
* Bob Feller & Jackie Robinson inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
* Jackie Robinson becomes 1st African American to be so honored
Page 6 has a one column headline: "Robinson, Feller Join Hall of Fame" 1st report coverage on Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson being inducted into Baseball's hal... See More
Other articles include: "Some Pennsylvania Nooks" with prints of Wayne's Homestead, the Chester Valley & Valley Forge; "An Irish Fishing Village"; "The Swiss Rhine" with many prin... See More
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 18, 1925
* Billy Mitchell guilty (court martial)
* Father of the United States Air Force
* Rudolph Valentino divorce?
The front page has one column headlines: "MITCHEL OUT, WILL FIGHT ON", "Expects To Carry His Campaign for a Unified Air Service to the People" and more (see photos). This is 1st report cov... See More
THE AMERICAN JEWISH OUTLOOK, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Sept. 19, 1958 Obviously a Jewish-themed newspaper which has been: "Serving Pitttsburgh & the Tri-State since 1934." as noted in the masthead. Tabloid size, 16 pages, minor margin & fold wear, a few small archival mends inside, Library of Congress stamp in the upper right.
TUCSON DAILY CITIZEN, Arizona, Nov. 23, 1963 Contains 2 sections of what was likely a 4 or 5 section newspaper. Good condition.
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, November 17, 1965
* Harry Blackstone Sr. death
* Magician - illusionist
Page 17 has a one column headline:
"Magician Blackstone Dies At 82"
See images for 1st report coverage on the death of famed magician, Harry Blackstone, Sr.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, minor spine wear, nice conditi... See More
THE UNION DEMOCRAT, Manchester, New Hampshire, Sept. 7, 1852
* General Tom Thumb - dwarf
* P.T. Barnum circus attraction
The front page has: "Barnum and Tom Thumb" which includes a letter from Bridgeport, Ct., noting in part: "Barnum's chief sources of income...are his Museum...among his incidental expenses are $200 a week or $10,400 a year for Tom Thumb..." with more on... See More