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This newspaper is a bit "2nd rate" in condition, having minor disfigurements such as heavy foxing, edge tears, close trimming or other minor problems which allow us to discount ... See More
Minimal wear but generally very nice condition. A terrific item for display and dated during this very significant year in the war when Cornwallis surrendered.
The photo is re... See More
A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles. They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital. All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition. The issues shown are representative of... See More
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1869 Inside has a very nice half page print: "Completion of the Pacific Railroad - Meeting of Locomotives of the Union and Central Pacific Lines: The Engineers Shake Hands" being a fine display item. A half page illustration is of the "Great Fire at Dayton, Ohio - Destruction of Turner's Opera-House". Three prints on the "Cu... See More
The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1882 Perhaps the most interesting item in this issue is just a small, inconspicuous item on page 3 under the "Personal" column reading: "Sojourner Truth writers to us from Battle Creek, Michigan, in reference to recent published paragraphs of her having a fine home, and her having made a will, etc. She says she has made no will, owns no... See More
The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991 The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.
This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More
A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER".
Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing their t... See More
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995
* Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive game record
* Great to have in a Baltimore newspaper
Offered is a very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on bot... See More
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998 See the photo for a terrific & very displayable newspaper celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning (see images).
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998 This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. IN front of the best fans in the wor... See More