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October 5, 1878
POMEROY'S ILLUSTRATED DEMOCRAT, Chicago, Oct. 5, 1878 Not only does this have a very decorative masthead (see the print of a $2 bill), but the front page has a large illustration of: "The Great American Show".
Eight pages, various tears at margins & folds with a few small pieces missing.
September 17, 1880
BOSTON, Sept. 17, 1880 This is a fascinating & extremely decorative souvenir newspaper published to celebrate the 250 year history of Boston, from its beginning in 1630 thru 1880. See the huge & decorative masthead with vignettes of notable historic events. The ftpg. has the Act of Incorporation of Boston from 1630, and the other pages have various reports & scenes of significanc... See More
March 14, 1881
STREET AND SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, New York, NY, March 14, 1881. Subtitled: "A journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, etc."
This is basically a literary newspaper featuring a decorative masthead with a front page illustration. This also contains a few advertisements. This is an uncut issue, closed form measures approximately 22x14.5 inches and contains 8 pages. Some mar... See More
May 23, 1881
STREET AND SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, New York, NY, May 23, 1881. Subtitled: "A journal of useful knowledge, romance, amusement, etc."
This is basically a literary newspaper featuring a decorative masthead with a front page illustration. This is an uncut issue, closed form measures approximately 22x14.5 inches and contains 8 pages. Some marginal tears and minor wear. Page 5 does hav... See More
September 22, 1881
HELENA WEEKLY HERALD, Montana (Territory), Sept. 22, 1881
* President James A. Garfield assassination
* 1st report of his death
This newspaper has a very decorative masthead featuring the territorial commerce of Montana, which didn't become a state until 1889. All columns on pages 2, 3, 6 & 7 are black-bordered due to the death of President James Garfield, with page 2 featurin... See More
September 30, 1881
THE WEEKLY ITHACAN, Ithaca, New York, September 30, 1881
* Uncommon title from Ithaca, New York
* Decorative masthead
This issue has an intriguing and ornate masthead, which I suspect shows the campus of Cornell University.
News of the day with many ads. Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, mild wear at margins.... See More
October 28, 1882
NASHUA WEEKLY TELEGRAPH, New Hampshire, October 28, 1882
* Hillsborough County
* Rare title
A title we have never seen before. This 8 pages newspaper has news of the with several interesting advertisements. Decorative masthead.
Complete in 8 pages, uncut, a little fold wear, otherwise nice.
June 13, 1885
KURRE, Chicago, Illinois, June 13, 1885
* Rare title
A rather rare Swedish-language newspaper from Illinois, the subtitle above the masthead translating to: "Illustrated Newspaper For Swedish America". A very decorative masthead (see photos), 8 pages, nice condition.
August 26, 1885
AMONG THE COUDS, Mount Washington, New Hampshire, Aug. 26, 1885 A very interesting newspaper which was printed "Twice daily on the summit of Mount Washington, 6293 feet above the sea." as noted n the masthead. And a very interesting & displayable masthead which focuses upon this aspect of the newspaper. Never bound nor trimmed, complete in 8 pages, various tears at margins, and some br... See More
March 10, 1905
THE WORD AND THE WAY, council Bluffs, Iowa, March 10, 1905. A small-size religious newspaper with a very decorative masthead featuring a lighthouse by the seashore (see photos). Tis title was published semi-monthly as a "...religious, family newspaper...". Never bound nor trimmed, a bit of light dirtiness to the front page, mostly nice. Measures about 9 by 12 inches.
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