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February 19, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, February 19, 1898 The front page has nearly a half page photo: "Seal Fisheries, Pribylov Islands--Bachelors On The Beach--St. Paul In The Background" and a half page illustration: "Fur Seals On The St. Paul Island In Bering Sea". The report "Our Fur Seals" talks about extinction and conservation.
Other articles are: &qu... See More
September 6, 1869
MANUFACTURERS & FARMERS JOURNAL, Sept. 6, 1869 A ftpg. report headed: "National Temperance Convention" lists a platform, and several resolutions that passed at the convention in Chicago. Good condition.
February 27, 1878
THE DAILY GRAPHIC newspaper from New York City dated Feb. 27, 1878. See the photo below for the rather large, full page print titled: "VIEWS IN OIL CITY, PA" with some of the more notable landmarks illustrated above the town view including "Collins House & Trust Co." "Oil Exchange" "Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church" "Office of the Daily Derrick" and "View of Oil City From Cottage Hill". There is... See More
January 29, 1876
SUNDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, January 29, 1876 A small publication with literary content and illustration with an ornate masthead and decorative corners on each page.
This is complete in four pages measuring approximately 12 x 9.5 inches with fold tears and light dirtiness. See photos for full details.
August 8, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 8, 1865 See the photo below for the front page, one column headlines concerning affairs in Texas from just after the end of the Civil War. The related text on these reports takes about 1 1/3 columns on the front page. You get the complete, 8 page issue in very nice, clean condition, with just a bit of irregularity at the spine.
May 1, 1868
AMERICAN MESSENGER, New York, 1868 Has religious news and content with many spiritual anecdotes. Holes at the fold junctures, a few fold tears, general wear and some foxing.
July 25, 1882
THE PITTSBURGH RECORDER, July 25, 1882 An octavo-size publication with 16 pgs., having mostly religious content. A volume I issue. The ftpg. has a several ink stains affecting several words of text, foxing, otherwise good.
March 2, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 2, 1895 See the photos below for the interesting article on an inside page which includes an illustration of "Philbrook's Dental Tool" used for reducing a tooth's root to receive a cap, crown or bridge, etc. The complete issue in very nice condition. Great, early dental item. Displayable as such.
December 17, 1884
THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Dec. 17, 1884 The motto under the title reads: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or For Any Price.". The masthead mentions: "General News, Probibition and Moral, Social, and Political Reform"
This is a complete 8 page issue, full size, loose at the spine, some minor edge wear, generally good.
November 20, 1865
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, November 20, 1865 The front page carries the article "Address Of Schuyler Colfax", "The True Reconstruction Policy", "Position Of The President".
Other news and advertisements of the day are within.
Complete in 8 pages and in good condition.
August 23, 1873
THE PRESS, Phila., Aug. 23, 1873 Ftpg. article: "The West Point Academy" "Training The Cadets For Duty", being a report of the Board of Visitors. Takes almost two columns. Nice condition.
April 15, 1868
THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, N. C., Apr. 15, 1868 The ftpg. has a one column article on "Wine-Making". Some wear to the outer edges, otherwise in good condition.
Item #150700INDIANA PATRIOT, Rockville, Indiana and dated 1876 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and srag when making newsprint at that time.
This issue contains various news of the day and interesting advertisements, showing what life was like during the Centennial year.
\The photo shows an example of the look of the paper you will receive. The actual paper will be from th... See More
February 1, 1878
THE WORLD, N.Y., Feb. 1, 1878 The ftpg. has: "Another Awful Wreck" "The Steamer Metropolis With 248 People Aboard, Ashore At Kitty Hawk" "Only Fifty Rescued And All the Rest Believed Lost." Nice condition.
September 21, 1881
PITSBURGH EVENING CHRONICLE newspaper from Pa., dated Sept. 21, 1881. The front page, one column heads include: "THE AUTOPSY" "The Doctors' Error" "A Remarkable Statement--three-quarters of an Hour Occupied in the Search for the Bullet--Where it Lodged" "Funeral Ararngements" and more. This is the complete 4 page issue, full-size. There is various wear and various tears at the edges and folds with... See More
June 18, 1892
WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, June 18, 1892 "Republican Nominations" on the frontpage discusses the nominees and includes a nice, one column illustrations of Harrison and Reid.
Complete in four pages, measuring approximately 19 3/4 x 13 inches, evenly browned with some edge tears and several small binding holes along the left spine margin. Should be handled with some care.... See More
February 12, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 12, 1898 The front page has a nice full pg. illus: "Extension Of The Riverside Drive, N. Y. -- The Proposed New Steel Viaduct", with an inside report. Within the issue are: "The Fluorometer"; Medium and Small Independent Refrigerating Plants"; "River Gold Dredge on the Yuba River"; "An Improved Iceboat" and addi... See More
January 26, 1882
THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, January 26, 1882 First column heads on the front page: "Guilty As Indicted" "The Murderer of Garfield Condemned" "The Jury Did Its Work In Thirty Minutes" "The Assassin Indignant and Denounces the Verdict as an 'Outrage' ". Heads in the next column: "A Rush For Guiteau" "He Talks Coolly Of The Verdi... See More
May 27, 1876
LESLIES' ILLUSTRATED, 1876 The inset shows the nice ad for the 'Ward B. Snyder' company, listed as the 'Headquarters for Base Ball Goods'. The ad measures about 3 1/2 by 2 3/8 inches and appears on an inside page. Ad has a nice woodcut of an early-style uniform too. Great to have from the year the National League was established! Good condition.
December 5, 1873
THE PRESS, Phila., Dec. 5, 1873 Page 2 has: "CONSTITUTION" "New Constitution Proposed To The Citizens Of The Commonwealth For Their Approval Or Rejection By The Constitutional Convention". Full text of the document taking 2 1/2 pgs. Ftpg. rubbing. Good.
January 1, 1880
OGLE COUNTY PRESS, Polo, Illinois, 1880 General news of the day, topical reports and ads, many which are illustrated.
Complete in eight pages and in nice condition.
August 5, 1873
THE NEW-YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TIMES, Aug. 5, 1873 "Brigham's Divorce Suit" on the ftpg. gives some particulars about the divorce suit brought against Brigham Young by his latest wife. Traces of foxing, good.
July 5, 1890
PUBLIC LEDGER, Phila., July 5, 1890 The ftpg. has: "A Fatal Prize Fight" "William Brennan, The Light Weight Pugilist Killed" "Frank Garrard Falls Upon Him and He Dies of Concussion of the Brain--Garrard, the Referee and Seconds Arrested." Light vertical fold wear, minor edge tears.
April 18, 1871
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 18, 1871 The frontpage of the issue features a report of "Baseball -- Eckfords vs. Tony Pastors" being a short report and box score. This was not a typical baseball game as Tony Pastors was actually a Traveling Theater, much like vaudeville. This also gives an interesting description of each team's uniforms.
Complete in eight pages and is in very nice conditi... See More
May 31, 1890
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 31, 1890 The photo below shows the nice: "Bird's Eye View of Tallapoosa, Showing River, Streets, and Location of Factories" which is found on an inside page of this issue. This print measures about 4 by 6 inches. The front page has 3 other prints re. Tallapoosa, one of which is disfigured by an inked library stamp. An article as well titled: &... See More
July 13, 1889
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 13, 1889 The full front page is a nice print captioned: "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo" with an inside page having a lengthy & detailed article on how the torpedo would work (see). Other illustrations of the latest inventions & improvements of the day.
Sixteen pages, minor wear, generally good.
Sixteen pages, minor wear, generally good.
April 4, 1876
TOPEKA HERALD, Kansas, April 4, 1876 Front page has a 2 x 2 inch illus. of the "Tefft House", a 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 illus. of the "Fifth Avenue Hotel" & a 3 x 5 inch illus. "College Of The Sisters Of Bethany". Woodcut of the prairie & the state motto (in Latin) in the masthead.
This is complete in four pages measuring 17.5 x 12 with a pin hole in the woodcut,... See More
January 27, 1882
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Jan. 27, 1882 Ftpg. has: "Guilty !" "Of the Murder of James A. Garfield" "Is the Verdict of Twelve Honest Citizens" "Scenes in the Dingy Court Room" "How Guiteau Received the Result" & more. Close trimming at the right causes minor loss, some minor chipping and browning to the edges.
April 1, 1890
THE TRUE COMMONWEALTH, Wash., D.C., Apr. 1 1890 A volume one, number one issue of a publication that contains commentary on a variety of political, financial & legislative matters. Quarto-size. Disbound.
September 23, 1882
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York Sept. 23, 1882 See the photo for the interesting illustration of "Meroney's Washing Machine" which is accompanied by an article headed: "Improved Washing Machine". The complete issue in great condition.
May 27, 1872
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE, New York, May 27, 1872 Ftpg. heads: "Washington" "The Supplementary Article of the Treaty" "Pending Trouble with The Indians". Other news of the day and advertisements, many which are illustrated.
Uncommon title. This is complete in four pages, otherwise in good condition.
December 10, 1892
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 10, 1892 The ftpg. has seven illus: "Manufacture Of Rubber Shoes--Interior Views Of Boston Rubber Shoe Co., Malden Mass." Piece missing from the blank lower margin. Good.
November 25, 1871
LESLIE ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 25, 1871 Nov. 25, 1871 Halfpg. shows: "The Wandering Minstrels" in N.Y. City. Fullpg. political cartoon: "Reform Triumphant" shows "N.Y. City" conquering the Tammany tiger. View of a soup house in Chicago.
March 5, 1887
LESLIE ILLUSTRATED, New York, Mar. 5, 1887 One-third pg. illus. of: "A View of Thomasville, Ga., the New Winter Resort". Nice illus. of "The Eruption of Mauna Loa, Hawaii--Lava Steam 20 Miles Long". One-quarter pg: "View of the City of Portland" & one of "Mount Hood". Halfpg: "The Wabash College Football Team" & halfpg. showing "Villag... See More
January 28, 1888
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N.Y., Jan. 28, 1888 Ftpg. illus: "The Foundry Of The Syracuse Malleable Iron Works" with two smaller illus: "The Annealing Kilns" & "General View Of The Works". Text as well. Good.
April 21, 1894
HOUSEHOLD ECONOMICS, Boston, Massachusetts, Apr. 21, 1894 Described in the masthead as the: "Official Paper of the Household Exhibits, Horticulture Hall, Boston, Mass. in Aid of The New England Helping Hand Society." This contains articles and advertisements.
Complete in four pages with some fold wear and a few minor margin stains, otherwise in good condition.
January 26, 1882
THE DAILY DENVER TIMES, Jan. 26, 1882 Pg. 3 has an interesting 4 1/2 by 4 1/2inch woodcut: 'Guiteau in Court' showing the assassin standing with his arm outstretched as if making a strong statement. Related articles about the trial on pg. 2. Dampstaining to upper and lower half of each leaf, only slightly affecting this woodcut.
January 27, 1882
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS TRI-WEEKLY, Jan. 27, 1882 Stacked, one column heads on the ftpg: 'Guilty Guiteau' 'Sends Out an Address to the American People' 'He Is Confident The Verdict Will Not Be Enforced' 'A Splendid Appeal to the Ladies to Come to His Rescue' 'The Jury Conscious of Having Done Their Duty'. Includes the text of Guiteau's appeal. Some mild staining affects this report, slight browning... See More
Item #150139AMERICAN SOCIALIST, ONEIDA, N.Y., Nov. 30, 1876 Inside has one paragraph re: "The hostile Indians under Sitting Bull are hard pressed by the U.S. troops...Sitting Bull refused to surrender unless...". Item re. the imprisoning of Wm. Tweed as well. Tabloid-size newspaper, nice.
May 19, 1888
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, May 19, 1888 An inside pg. has four illustrations being: 'Sketches Of Arizona And South Carolina'. Includes 'A Yuma Medicine Man' & 'The Mission Church, Santa Barbara'. Good.
May 24, 1877
THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, N.Y., May 24, 1877 On page 4 of this issue John H. Noyes, the founder of the Oneida Community, resigns as its president after 30 years, to devote full time to publishing this newspaper. Significant, small folio size.
April 28, 1886
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Apr. 28, 1886 Ftpg: "Jeff Davis Receives an Ovation" is a report from Montgomery, Ala. Uncommon newspaper from Utah.
July 12, 1884
Here is a great doublepage centerfold of Harper's Weekly newspaper dated July 12, 1884. This print is captioned: "The Democratic Convention at Chicago--Some Characteristic Features of the City" including several scenes. A beautiful item for display, measuring 16 by 22 inches. In great condition. This is not the complete issue, but rather 8 pages which includes the centerfold.
March 28, 1881
THE DAILY EXCHANGE, San Francisco, Mar. 28, 1881 A mining and financial journal with news, ads, related to these two subjects, as well as charts listing stock prices. Small tear at the spine, otherwise good.
October 18, 1871
GENESEE VALLEY FREE PRESS, Genesee, New York, Oct. 18, 1871 Pg. 2: "Awful Scenes--Vivid Account by an Eyewitness of the Chicago Fire". Good condition.
May 17, 1866
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, May 17, 1866 "Veto Of the Colorado Bill" on pg. 7 includes Pres. Johnson's reasons for denying statehood to Colorado. Signed in type: Andrew Johnson. Good.
Item #150050THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, 1879 A typical newspaper of the day with various news items both locally & from around the world, and a wealth of period ads--some quite large. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific date but will have the format as shown. Measures approximately 29x23 inches, 4 pages.
July 20, 1889
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, July 20, 1889 Full ftpg: "Child Overboard!" shows a man rescuing a little girl. Halfpg: "The Soft-shell Crab Season--Scene Near Fulton Market".
July 20, 1865
NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "MISS HARRIS ACQUITTED" "Extraordinary Close of a Remarkable Trial" "Tumultuous Joy of the Multitude" "The Boys Shout 'Hi! Hi!' and the Trial is Over. Nice.
January 26, 1867
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, Jan. 26, 1867 Halfpg. shows: "New Masonic Lodge Room of Kane Lodge, 22nd St.".
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