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SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Automobile Number", New York, Jan. 16, 1909 See the photos for the great color cover, captioned: "Speed Rivals" showing an early racing car attempting to go faster than the biplane seen above it. An extremely displayable cover! The entire issue focuses on the automobile industry with many photos, and even the ads are largely automobile-th... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 19, 1932
* Babe Ruth hurts leg
* New York Yankees
* MLB baseball
The sport's section (page 22) has a four column headline: "Ruth Sustains Injury to Leg as Yankees Win" with subheads and photo of Ruth. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, especially in a Babe Ruth report.
DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, February 27, 1993
* 1st attack on World trade Center
* In a NYC paper
This 32 page newspaper contains news of the day and interesting advertisements throughout including the following featured material: Reports on the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing which was the first act of terrorism against the buildings which failed.
Nice to have from a New Yo... See More
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 9, 1933.
* United States Bank Holiday
* The Great Depression
* Franklin D. Roosevelt
The front page has a nice banner headline: "CONGRESS MEETS TODAY" with subheads. (see)
This action would have the desired effect of stopping the panic run on the nation's banks, and happened the day after F.D.R. was inaugurated. One of the more hi... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1910
* Early airplanes
The front page features several photos from: "The Olympia Aero Exhibition at London" as well as several more pages of airplane photos. Also: "The Oil Fields of the Gulf of Mexico" which includes a map; "The South Pole - the Coming Antarctic Expeditions" which would hav... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 2, 1920
This issue features the colored cover "The Materialized Dream of Seventy-Five Years of Progress". The issue also contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Representative Progress of the Past Seventy-Five Years; Seventy-Five Years of Invention; Civil engineering; Transportation by Sea and Land; Seventy-Five Years of Applied Elect... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 3, 1894 This is the front leaf only with most of it taken up with very nice prints captioned; "DETAILS OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE BELL TELEPHONE". Nice to have details displayed on the cover of this 1800's scientific publication.
THE PASADENA POST, California, July 21, 1944
* Operation Valkyrie (1st report)
* Adolph Hitler assassination attempt
* Franklin D. Roosevelt nominated
This issue reports on the real life Valkyrie event, the attempt by German military officers to assassinate Adolph Hitler. The movie "Valkyrie" starring Tom Cruise is based on this event.
The front page has a banner headline:... See More
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, December 18, 1896 This is a single leaf "Extra-Supplement" only, a color print of: "Two Little Doves, From a Painting by B. Hall". A nice item for display in very nice condition. Measures 11 by 15 1/2 inches.
NEW YORK TIMES, May 8, 1932
* Burgoo King wins Kentucky Derby
* American Thoroughbred racehorse
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Bradley's Burgoo King Wins Kentucky Derby" (see)
Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 2, 1868. The front page features "Reynolds' Steam Condensing and Water Elevating Engine". Inside the issue are: "Selfridge's Patent Washing Machine"; "Gear's Variety Planing and Molding Machine"; "Hattan's Patent Fireplace"; "Dimock's Thermo-Annuciator"; and additional illustrations, artic... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 8, 1851 The front page has two illustrations of a "Steam Engine Regulator". Inside the issue are illustrations of "Erricsson's Caloric Engine" and "A Cheap Cottage". Also inside is the ruling of an infringement of patent case dealing with the McCormick's Reaper. Additional articles and advertisements are within as ... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 11, 1914
* Boston Braves (Atlanta)
* Philadelphia Athletics
* World Series of baseball (GAME 2)
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRAVES WIN AGAIN" with subheads, box scores and 2 related photos. (see)
Complete in 38 pages, evenly toned, a little margin wear with a few small tears, should be handled with care.... See More
SUN-GAZETTE, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, August 14, 1945 We have handled many dramatic V-J Day newspapers through the years but few have been as dramatic and displayable as this one. This "Special Edition", as noted in the upper left and right corners, has a bold, two line head taking the entire top half of the front page reading: "JAPANESE SURRENDER" using type which is ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 28, 1944.
* Post D-Day France being occupied by U.S. Army
* World War II German defense falling apart
* Cherbourg France falls to the allies
The front page has a banner headline: "CHERBOURG HANDED TO FRENCH, REPAIR BEGINS" with subheads and related photo. (see) More inside including pictorial. (see) Loads of text. Always nice to have notable eve... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 22, 1863 The front page shows: "View of Petropolis, Near Rio de Janeiro". Inside has: "Embouchure of a River of the Western Coast of Madagascar" "A Kabar, or Council of War, in Madagascar" and "A 'Te Deum' in a Country Church". A full page "Joan of Arc at the Coronation of Charles VII at Rheims&... See More
THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1951 A two line, three column heading declares: "Yankees Clinch Pennant; Reynolds Hurls No-Hitter", with subhead: "Brooklyn Drops To First Place Deadlock", plus photo of Allie Reynolds kissing a baseball. This is the front page only and is good condition. See photos for full details.
MORNING CALL, Allentown, Jan 24, 1949 Ftpg. 3 line, 1 col. head: Treason Trial of Axis Sally Starts Today. One col. photo of Axis Sally above the head. Her real name was Mildred Elizabeth Gillars.
Front page only, but in good condition.
Note: "Mildred Gillars, AKA "Axis Sally", was a native of Portland, Main. She was studying music at Hunter College in Germany in the 1930s and f... See More
THE NEWS-JOURNAL, Daytona Beach, Florida, February 19, 2001 (Dale Earnhardt's Fatal Crash)
* From the city where it happened
* Great for framing or as a memento
Whether you are a NASCAR fan or not, collectors cannot fail to admit that one of the more notable--and tragic--events in NASCAR racing was the death of the famed Dale Earnhardt at the Daytona 500 racetrac... See More
A two issue set: CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 3 and 4, 1948
* Most recognized and sought after headline of the 20th century
See the photo for what is arguably the most recognizable headline of the 20th century: "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN". Even those not remotely knowledgeable about historic newspapers are familiar with this head
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 19, 1913 The inside has two pages of vignettes (photoed by the famous photographer Paul Thompson) of well-known actor's and actresses of the period which include Jack Barrymore, Otis Skinner, Vincent Serrano, and Blanch Bates. Also present are images related to: "The Striker," by Frederick Bechdolt; "Le Baiser," by Rodin, "From... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 9, 1913 The inside has "Columbia Inspires Sculpture Anew," by John Walker Harrington, which contains 2 pages of vignettes including: "The Young Girl at the Pool," by Frances Grimes, "Night" and "Day," by Michelangelo, "Toil," by Victor Salvatore, and "The Tiger," by A. Phimster Proctor. Also inc... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 2, 1913 The inside has two pages of vignettes, "The Four Hundred And The Four Million," contrasting the life of the rich and the poor. Included are photos of newsboys, Coney Island, John Nicholas Brown, and Newport Children. Also shown are images and/or text related to: "The Ward Of 'Mullin Rudge'," by Marie Manning; "The... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 31, 1903 The front cover of the issue is entitled "A New Derrick or 'Grasshopper' Elevator for Unloading Grain from Vessels" which is comprised of two illustrations with an additional illustration within the issue. Within the issue is: "Test of the 16-inch Army gun at Sandy Hook"; "The Landing of the Honolulu End of the ... See More
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, March 19, 1905
* Great map of the railroads in Springfield, MA
* 1905 original
* Thumbnail photo and much re: Willis Phelps
The front page of section 2 contains a very displayable map of 1905 railroads in Springfield, Massachusetts. The map measures approximately 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, and is surrounded by related text (including the thumbnail photo an... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 18, 1940
* Joe DiMaggio wins batting crown
* New York Yankees - Yanks
* MLB - Major League Baseball
The sport's section (page 37) has a six column headline: "DiMaggio Took League Batting Crown for 2d year in Row" with subheads and photo of DiMaggio. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, esp... See More
TRIBUNE EXTRA, Tempe, Arizona, January 1, 2000 The bold banner on this issue simply reads "Jan. 1, 2000" with a sub headline "The night was unlike any other". This issue contains numerous articles and photos of how the turn-of-the-century was celebrated at various areas throughout the world. The anticipated doomsday, Y2K, never occurred.
This is complete in 10 pages an... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 14, 1935
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)
* Heavyweight boxing fight
* Paulino Uzcudun - Basque
The sport's section (page 19) has a banner healdine: "20,000 at Garden See Louis Stop Paulino to Score 26th Straight Victory" with subheads: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT PAULINO IN FOURTH" "Referee Halts Bout in 2:32 After Right to Jaw Floors Basque for C... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 26, 1935
* Joe Louis (Brown Bomber)
* Heavyweight boxing fight
* vs. Primo Carnera
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LOUIS KNOCKS OUT CARNERA IN SIXTH; 60,000 SEE FIGHT" with subheads. (see) Much more on page 24 with banner headline, photos and round by round description. Nice to have in this famous NYC title especially since the fight ... See More
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, February 10, 1960, from Herkimer-Ilion New York. Pagewide headline on the Sports Section "Wilt Chamberlain Newly Crowned Champion of NBA" with a subhead "Needed Only 57 Games to Top 72-Game Mark". "Fabulous, pheonomenual, fantastic - call the 7-foot-2 rookie anything you like - Chamberlain has scored more points in a single season than the old crown-w... See More
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, October 29, 1842
* Writer Charles Dickens
The front page features an article: "Recreations of the People" and an illustration: "Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Park" with fox hunters. Inside has: "A Whale in the Thames"; "Boz's Description of the Falls of Niagara" (this was Charles Dickens) which contai... See More
THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, May 9, 1915
* RMS Lusitania sinking (1st report)
* Cunard Line ocean liner
* Great headline for display
This is one of the better headlines to be had on the sinking of the ship Lusitania, with the banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "1,200 WENT DOWN WITH THE LINER LUSITANIA" with various related subheads. The image on the fron... See More
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Aug. 23, 1944
* Paris, France recaptured
* Great headline for display
The top of the front page features a dramatic banner headline dropped out of a black box: "PARIS CAPTURED" with another headline: "French Revolt, Seize Capital As Yanks at City's Gates" and other related reports (see).
Complete 1st section only with all 12 pages,... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 7, 1906 This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: "The Wright Aeroplane and Its Performances", "Pennsylvania Railroad's Extension To New York And Long Island - The Long Island City Power Station", "How Artificial Teeth are Made", "Ants and Their Ways", "Electric Traction On The Simplon Railw... See More
LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, February 13, 2000
* Very last Peanuts comic strip
* Charlie Brown - Snoopy & more
* Charles M. Schulz signs off
The front page of the comics section has the very last "Peanuts" comic strip with personal message signed in script: Charles M. Schulz (see images).
Other popular comic strips are also present. The first four sections are present, inc... See More
THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, December 31, 1966
* New Year's Eve, 1966
* Ads, news of the day, and more
What was it like to live in small-town America on New Year's Eve in 1966? Enjoy the sampling of ads, articles, cartoons, and comic strips revealing the contextual mindset of those living during the tumultuous time in both American and world history. After perusing a sele... See More
THE PRATT TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, December 24, 1966
* Christmas Eve, 1966
* Ads, news of the day, and more
What was it like to live in small-town America on Christmas Eve in 1966? Enjoy the sampling of ads, articles, and cartoons revealing the contextual mindset of those living during the tumultuous time in both American and world history.
The issue is complete in eight pages and i... See More
THE DAILY NEWS, New York, New York, April 28, 1969
* French President Charles de Gualle Resigns
The front page of this issue shows a photograph of French President Charles de Gualle with headline reading: "De Gualle Steps Down".
This issue is in good condition and is complete in about 32 pages.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 3, 1892 The front cover is captioned: "The New High-Service Water Tower, Brooklyn, N. Y., and Prospect Park Plaza". Within the issue are: "Betten's Rotary Engine" "J. J. Astor's Pneumatic Road-Cleaning Machine" "Abbot Rousselot's Apparatus for Inscribing Speech" "Masthead Electric Illumination"... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 22, 1898 The front cover is a large print captioned: "The Edison Magnetic Concentrating Works - The Giant Rolls" with additional illustrations & text inside. Also inside: "An Improved Telephone Transmitter" "The King Gasoline Launch Engine" "The Mietz & Weiss Kerosene Engine" and many more articles, ... See More
CAPE COD TIMES, Haynnis (Cape Cod), Massachusetts, September 9, 1998 See the photos for very displayable coverage regarding Mark McGwire's 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. This is the complete issue and is in very good condition (see images).
LIFE (Magazine), December 14, 1963 Self-described as "All of LIFE's Pictures and Text on the Most Shocking Event of Our Time." This memorial issue is complete with numerous photos and text all related to the assassination of JFK. See images for additional details.
Complete and in very nice condition.
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, October 4, 1941
The front page of this issue includes the headline: "Russia Already Beaten Never to Rise Again", with additional subheads: "Soviet Territory in German Hands Four Times the Area of England" "Moscow and Charkow Again Bombed", "No Opponents Able to Stand Up to Germany's Present Strength", and "Ame... See More
DAILY NEWS, New York, New York, September 11, 1974
* Watergate Scandal
* President Richard Nixon and his Cabinet
The front page of this issue features a photograph of President Richard Nixon with headline reading: "MAY PARDON ALL IN WATERGATE". Additional subheads include: "For Weighs Move", "Primary Voting Light Despite Lively Races", and &qu... See More
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, NY, June 23, 1860
* Capture of a slaver - slave ship
Most of the front page is taken up with a print captioned: "Landing Of The Cargo Of Slaves Captured On Board The American Bark Williams By The U. S. Steamer Wyandotte--Disembarkation At Key West" showing slaves coming off a ship in carts (see). The rest of the front page is an article: "Captur... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 11, 1973 The front page has a three line banner head: "Agnew Quits Vice Presidency And Admits Tax Evasion In 67; Nixon Consults On Successor" with subhead: "Judge Orders Fine, 3 Years Probation". Related reports as well as a letter of resignation from Agnew to Nixon with Nixon's reply and a photo of Agnew.
Also on the front page is "Mets Win... See More
THE MORNING PRESS, Santa Barbara, California, June 29th, 1925 A terrific broadside edition (back side is blank) of this newspaper published under emergency conditions the day after the 1925 Santa Barbara earthquake. The bold headline reads: "5 S.B. DEAD S.F. & L.A. SAFE" with the balance of the ftpg. set in typewriter format of two columns. The last 3 paragraphs are in a ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 3, 1872 Within this issue is a 3/4 page illustration: "Ice Boating on the Hudson River" which would be very displayable. Other articles and illustrations include: "Fitt's New Road Steamer" "The Shaw & Justice Dead Stroke Power Hammer" and much more.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881
* President James Garfield assassination
* Charles J. Guiteau on trial
The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner...&q... See More