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THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Dec. 13, 1844 A weekly published by the Massachusetts Sabbath School Society as stated in the masthead. Mostly religious-related content for Sunday School youngsters, with a few related illustrations. Religious-themed masthead has five small illustrations with embellishments. A volume I issue (number 50). Quarto-size, 4 pgs., lite war, otherwise in good condition.
NICHOLS JOURNAL, N.Y., May 13, 1854 Described in the masthead as: "A Weekly Newspaper, Devoted To Health, Intelligence, Freedom; Individual And Social Harmony." A volume II issue of this uncommon title containing literary-related content, topical items, and a few ads. Note: Gregory has no listing for this title. In very good condition.
LITERARY SUBALTERN, Providence, Jan. 6, 1829.
A folio-size newspaper with four pages, contains some literary content but also news, commentary and ads. This is the volume I, number 2 issue of this uncommon title. Note: Gregory has no listing for this title. Small part of the lower spine is a bit irregular, scattered lite foxing, with slightly more in the margins.
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BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 21, 1818.
On pg. 2 under "Domestic" and "Of The Indian War" is an "intelligence" report from an officer about the operations of General Jackson. Mentions the conflagration of the Indian town Missiskauki and that Jackson "..proceeded to St. Marks--the Spanish garrison surrendered...and [he] had arrived at Pensacola.." The rep... See More
THE AGE (EXTRA), Augusta, Maine., July 10, 1846 Has state legislative business, news reports, content from the Democratic State Convention and ads. Uncommon from the capital of Maine. Small folio-size, 4 pages in nice condition.
Lite staining and occasional foxing at the corners, lite foxing to unrelated text on the back page.
DAILY AMERICAN ORGAN, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1856 The inset shows the pg. 2 endorsement of the American Party or " Know-Nothing" candidates. Below this is a "Circular" announcing that "... satisfactory arrangements for the...maintenance of the AMERICAN ORGAN as an authoritative and advocate of the principles of the American Party, have been completed." Front page has the "Platform ... See More
THE NEW-YORKER, Sept. 27, 1834 An interesting pg. 3 report begins: "A great discovery in Chemistry, has...been made by Dr. Reichenback, of Germany; he having succeeded in extracting from tar and smoke a hitherto unknown substance which he calls Kreosot..." and more. A few traces of foxing.
BOSTON COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL GAZETTE, Boston, Massachusetts, May 17, 1802 On the bkpg. under "Definitive Treaty" is the text of a famous treaty known as the Treaty of Amiens which brought a brief lull to the Napoleonic Wars and relaxed trade restraints affecting American shipping. Signed in type by Bonaparte, Cornwallis and two other gentlemen. Archival mends to a few minor te... See More
THE STATESMAN, N.Y., June 30, 1826.
Page 2 has a brief report about a destructive storm at New Harmony. Also a detailed report on pg. 3 about the sheep-shearing festival on Nantucket. Some rubbing and areas of foxing, with some in the sheep-shearing report.
WALTONS DAILY JOURNAL, Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 27, 1854 Taking all of the ftpg. is a report: "National Baby Show" "Young America In Arms". Pg. 2 report: "Additional Particulars Concerning The Fate Of Sir John Franklin And His Companions". Small folio-size, in good condition.
UNITED STATES COMMERCIAL & STATISTICAL REGISTER, Phila., Oct. 16, 1839 Detailed reports inside under "The Fire At Philadelphia" & "Destructive Conflagration at N. York". Also figures from the "S. Carolina State Census". A volume I issue. Octavo-size, 16 pages., occasional foxing.
DUBLIN PENNY JOURNAL, Dublin , Ireland, March 2, 1833. An engraving showing a view of Dundrum Castle takes half the ftpg. Detailed article about the castle. Nearly a full page (vertical) engraving inside: "St. Marys Church, with the Breach made by Cromwell, 1649". A volume I issue (number 36). Quarto-size, 8 pgs., traces of foxing.
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, May 22, 1820 Pg. 2 has: "AN ACT to limit the term of office for certain officers therein named, and for other purposes", signed in type: James Monroe. Under "Missouri" is a report mentioning an election "... to form a state Constitution...". Typical ads, including an illustrate ship ad, are present. Lite foxing.
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., June 5, 1838.
On pg. 2 under "Disgraceful Conflict" is a detailed account of the events that resulted in a fight on the floor of the House between John Bell and H. L. Turney, both from Tennessee. Bell would later be a presidential candidate for the Constitutional Union party in 1860. Occasional foxing.
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Mass., June 21, 1822 A detailed report under "The Unicorn" describes the head of a beast killed in Africa and then brought to a museum in London. Includes an engraving of the beasts head which resembles a rhinoceros, although some thought it to be the "Unicorn of Holy Writ". First leaf has a small piece missing in the outer margin, occasional foxing.
DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated September 23, 1857. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 24, 1810 A page 2 report "From Washington" says: "I have the satisfaction to inform you that the Supreme Court...affirmed the judgement in the Courts below, unanimously on all the points, in favor of the Yazoo claims. We understand that in this case the Judges gave their opinions seriatim.", and a bit more. Rubbing in unrelated text, some... See More
PORTERS SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, N.Y., Feb. 18, 1858 Ftpg. has: "A Winter In Florida: Extracts From The Diary Of A Sportsman". Narrow piece clipped from text of an inside leaf, minor loss to two lower corners inside, a few foxing spots, occasional foxing as well.
DAILY NEWS from Newburgh, NY and dated March 10, 1858. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New York town.
NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM & COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 15, 1818 On the ftpg. under "Arbuthnot" are the charges and specifications pertaining to Alexander Arbuthots court martial ordered by Andrew Jackson. Rubbing and some lite dirtiness does not affect this report.
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, June 28, 1859 On the ftpg. under "Gold In Kansas" is part of a detailed account which describes the scene at the gold region at Pikes Peak. Also another report: "Crossing Niagara Falls On A Tight Rope" re. Mons. Blondin. Occasional foxing in the margins.
COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, N.Y., July 20, 1829 Has many ads, including one on pg. 3 for "Moodys Patent Portable Ovens". Includes a woodcut of an oven used with a charcoal furnace. The oven emitted very little heat and could be used in the home or "out of doors". A bit uneven at the spine.
NEW HAMPSHIRE STATESMAN from Concord NH and dated August 9, 1856. This 4 page newspaper is in good condition (except for small ad clipped out on the 2nd leaf) due to the use of cotton and rag paper during this time in history. This issue has news of the day & many interesting advertisements which gives a good idea how life was back then. A nice issue from this Southern New Hampshire city.... See More
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP newspaper from Boston, dated Dec. 3, 1859. This quite ornate newspaper contains on the back page a story titled "Five Hundred A Year"which was written specifically for this newspaper (scarce as such) by Horatio Alger, Jr. (see photos). Complete 8 page issue, various tears at the margins not no problems affecting the Alger story.... See More
Illustrating Their World Collection II The Victorian Era - Each set contains 5 illustrated issues, one each from 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, and 1890s, which include 2 issues of the Illustrated London News and 3 issues of Harpers Weekly. This is a great way to follow news of the day in both textual and print form, including the progression of illustrations from wood engraved prints to photographs... See More
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, New York June 14, 1851 Half the ftpg: "View Of Moro Castle". Halfpg: "Burning Of St. Paul's Church, Pittsburgh". Pg. inside has two halfpg. illus: "View Of Brooklyn, New York" & "Landing From An Emigrant Ship". Halfpg: "A Winter Encampment In California". Other news, illustrations and advertisements are within.
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INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Jan. 4, 1813 Taking a full column on the front page is: The Carrier Of The Independent Chronicle To Its Patrons being the carriers address. Bit of stray writing in the margin above the masthead, two foxing spots in unrelated text, occasional foxing.
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 20, 1858 An early sporting journal with a variety of sports-related reports, but also literature and stage-related content. Front page has letter II of: "A Winter In Southern Florida". Inside includes: "'Game' in Georgia" "Should a Tax be Placed Upon Dogs" "The Camel Expedition" which was in the ... See More
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Jan. 5, 1809 Ftpg. has: "New Year's Address Of The Carrier of the Chronicle". Bit of edge wear and a few very minor tears, occasional foxing.
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PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 6, 1858 Early sporting journal described in the masthead as: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage". Has 16 pgs., occasional foxing.
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Jan. 12, 1856 Described in the masthead as "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this issue also has "The Carrier's Address To The Patrons Of The New York "Spirit Of The Times." A few traces of foxing, otherwise in nice condition.
BOSTON COMMERCIAL GAZETTE, Sept. 7, 1818 Pg. 2 has a brief item: "Falls of Niagara" noting: "The Projection called Table Rock, has...fallen in....the rock broke in pieces...and disclosed a great number of crystalline substances...". Also word that the "...elegant steam-boat Walk-in-the-Water will be ready for sailing this week...".
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THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, August 20, 1856 It has an interesting wood engraving in the masthead showing a seated liberty dollar coin--quite unusual. Various news of the day plus literary content.
Some tape mends causing no loss of readability. Some light browning, complete in 4 pages, folio size.
THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, June 18, 1856 It inclues an interesting wood engraving in the masthead showing a seated liberty dollar coin--quite unusual. Various news of the day plus literary content. Some tape mends causing no loss of readability.
Some light browning, complete in 4 pages, folio size.
THE DOLLAR NEWSPAPER, Philadelphia, February 6, 1856 See the photo below for the interesting wood engraving in the masthead showing a seated liberty dollar coin--quite unusual. Various news of the day plus literary content. Some tape mends causing no loss of readability.
Some light browning, complete in 4 pages, folio size.
NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1859 Page 7 has a report: "The Great Billiard Match at Detroit" which gives brief updates of the match starting with one from 2:30 a.m. showing Michael Phelan ahead. A dispatch from 4:45 a.m. shows John Seerieter in the lead with mention that the excitement is at fever heat. It closes with a dispatch from 5:30 a.m. stating: "The great billiard match ... See More
MASSACHUSETTS SPY EXTRA, Worcester, Oct. 11, 1820 Folio-size singlesheet containing some news, commentary and a committee report concerning the Worcester County Agricultural Societys Cattle Show.