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April 17, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 17, 1830 Over 2 pages are taken up with: "Census of 1830" which is: "An act, to provide for taking the fifth census or enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States." & which includes the census schedule with a chart of the various categories to be counted including: "Slaves" and "Free Colored Person... See More
June 3, 1858
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, June 3, 1858
* The African slave trade
* P.T. Barnum's letter to the editor
The front page has an article headed: "The Slave-Trade And The American Flag". See image for text. Page four has an interesting letter to the editor entitled: "The Mammoth Opera Scheme", signed in type by P.T. Barnum.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a ... See More
September 28, 1851
SUNDAY TIMES, September 28, 1851 In addition to the phenomenal masthead, page 3 has an ad for "Barnum's American Museum". Another ad is for a performance by Catherine Hayes at Tripler Hall, on her maiden tour of the United States. Later, in 1852 and 1853, she would be sponsored by P.T. Barnum. The Daily Express, London, has said: "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day... See More
September 27, 1851
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1851 The front page has a small ad for "Barnum's American Museum". Another ad is for a performance by Catherine Hayes, on her maiden tour of the United States. Later, in 1852 and 1853, she would be sponsored by P.T. Barnum. The Daily Express, London, has said: "Hayes was the 'Madonna' of her day; she was the 19th-century operat... See More
January 29, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853 The cover has: "Arthur Spring - The Philadelphia Murderer", with related text regarding the murder which contains considerable discussion regarding capital punishment. Inside has content with related images of: "The Baltimore Shot Works", "The Baltimore Lottery", "Accident on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad"... See More
February 5, 1853
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Feb. 5, 1853 The prime content in this issue is the quarter page print captioned: "Miner Of California Prospecting," which is a rare print of the California gold rush. There is related text as well. The front page has an illustration of: "Almeda De Paule, Havana". A halfpg. inside has a view of: "Montpelier, Vermont." and another half... See More
January 29, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Jan. 29, 1853 See the photo for a fascinating article and illustration, captioned: "The Misses Fox--The Original Rappers" with the article headed: "The Rappers". Are they the orignators of Rap music(??!!) An interesting and curious item. Other prints within this original 16 page issue include "Cock Fighting in Havana" & "L... See More
November 3, 1848
SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, November 3, 1848 A pg. 3 notice headed "Gen. Tom Thumb" gives details about the appearance of the " Man in Miniature" at the Boston Museum. Other news of the day including slavery related content is present as well.
Archival mends to two minor tears at the spine, a small piece missing in the blank outer margins, occasional foxing to unrelate... See More
September 22, 1838
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Sept. 22, 1838 Inside has: "Cherokee Emigration" which includes: "...a second detachment of Cherokees set out for the west on last Sunday. The emigration will now go on rapidly. In a few weeks the whole Cherokee nation east will be on their way to the west..." with more. This was part of the "Trail of Tears" movemen... See More
March 19, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836 The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front page.
Another lengthier report on page 3 is headed: &... See More
December 26, 1818
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1818 The first 13 pages are taken up with continued reporting on the: "Seminole War" and includes a wealth of letters and documents including 6 signed in type by: Andrew Jackson.
About one-third of the back page is taken up with an item with a small head: "Col. Boone" which notes in part: "The account of col. D. B... See More
June 15, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 15, 1816 An inside page has half a column headed: "Colonel Boone" which tells of a visit to Fort Osage, Missouri Territory, by Daniel Boone, including in part: "We have been honored by a visit from col. Boone, the first settler of Kentucky...He has established a colony or settlement...on the Missouri...The colonel cannot live wi... See More
April 19, 1817
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 19, 1817 The most interesting article is: "African Colonization" which is introduced by: "The following is an extract of a letter written by Thomas Jefferson..." datelined at Monticello, Jan. 21, 1811, and signed by him in type: Thomas Jefferson.
Other items are: "Life of Fulton", being Robert Fulton; nearly half a p... See More
January 16, 1819
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 16, 1819 Under: "Rights of Conscience" is a report which ultimately led to the historic Maryland Jew Bill. Bits include: "...from...delegates of the state of Maryland appointed to consider the justice & expediency of extending to persons professing the Jewish religion, the same privileges that are enjoyed by Christians. This repo... See More
July 8, 1826
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 8, 1826 Nearly two-thirds of the first column on the front page is taken up with a report which begins: "A great man has fallen--THOMAS JEFFERSON, the liberal and the just, the wise and the good, hath departed from works to rewards. He left us on the 4th instant, at 10 minutes before one o'clock, the 50th anniversary of the day, and possib... See More
March 7, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, March 7, 1829 An inside page has a nice article headed: "The Inauguration" which begins with some details of the proceedings including: "...in the presence of an immense concourse of spectators, filling the portico, the steps...the president of the United States delivered his inaugural address as given below, and having conclude... See More
April 24, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 24, 1830 The front page has a report about the dinner in Washington to celebrate the birthday of Thomas Jefferson. Among the various toasts that were offered is a now famous one by President Andrew Jackson: "Our federal union: it must be preserved. " And an equally famous reply by the Vice President, John C. Calhoun:... See More
April 28, 1832
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 28, 1832 Within this issue is an article headed: "Case Of Samuel Houston" which is concerning his trial for flogging William Stanberry. This report is quite lengthy, taking almost 6 pages, with a portion including: "...At the moment of stepping on the side walk Mr. Houston stood before me. I think he called me by my name, and i... See More
October 16, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 16, 1830 The front page has an article: "Lafayette" which tells of his kindness to America. Inside has more with an article headed: "General Lafayette" which includes two letters each signed by him in type: Lafayette concerning troubles in France and his wish to be able to: "...rejoice together in the result of this last gl... See More
September 4, 1830
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1830 This small size newspaper began in 1811 and was a prime source for national political news of the first half of the 19th century. As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-circulated magazines in the United States...Devoted primarily to politics...considered an important source for the history of the period.&... See More
August 1, 1863
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, August, 1863 Certainly the prime content is near the back under: "Monthly Record of Current Events" which reports the events of the Civil War, with considerable detail on the events leading up to the Battle of Gettysburg, plus much detail on the Battle of Gettysburg itself. Very fine & timely coverage.
Other articles, literary works... See More
Item #649017HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, May, 1883 This issue contains a nice 21 page article titled: "The Brooklyn Bridge" which includes many nice prints on its construction, etc., including a print of its designer, John A. Roebling (see the photos). A nice, displayable issue from the year it was dedicated. Over 160 pages, disbound without wrappers, measuring about 7 by... See More
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July 1, 1895 One of the articles is titled: "Bear-Chasing In The Rocky Mountains" by famed Western artist Frederic Remington with 9 illustrations done by him.... See More
Also in this issue is a 21 page article titled: "The University of Pennsylvania" with 18 related illustrations by W.A. Rogers. Other illustrations in this issue as w
Also in this issue is a 21 page article titled: "The University of Pennsylvania" with 18 related illustrations by W.A. Rogers. Other illustrations in this issue as w
Item #649015HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, June, 1860 Featured in this issue is an article "A Summer in New England" illustrated by Porte Crayon which includes coverage on whaling with several illustrations. Other articles are: "Ancient Monuments in the United States"; "The First Overland Trip to California"; "Insects Belonging to the Cotton Plant"; ... See More
May 10, 1873
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York May 10, 1873 Full frontpage: "Oregon--The Modoc War--Schonchin and His Associate 'Bucks' Killed By An Exploding Shell In The Lava Beds." Inside are: fullpage has two halfpage illustration "Kentucky--The Tobacco Trade--Scenes In The Louisville Market." Another fullpage illustration is "New York City - The Great Musical Festiv... See More
February 7, 1891
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, February 7, 1891 The front cover of the issue features a full page illustration entitled "Hard Luck". Inside the issue are: half page "The Recent Indian Troubles in South Dakota"; full page "Scenes in the United States Senate During the Debate on the Fair Elections Bill"; full page "The Recent Indian Troub... See More
October 28, 1882
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 28, 1882 The full front page is a print of: "President Arthur Registering as a Voter...". Among the many prints inside are: "The Bi-Centennial Celebration of the Founding of Philadelphia..." with a related doublepg. centerfold (see); a full page print: "Texas--Herders Driving Their Sheep Menaced by a Prairie Fire". ... See More
May 11, 1878
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 11, 1878 The ftpg. shows: "President Hayes...A Review of the Schuylkill Navy at Philadelphia". Inside ha a full page of 4 scenes of: "...From Lathrop, on the Central Pacific Railroad to Oakland, in San Francisco Bay" & a fullpg. with 7 scenes of: "Incidents of a Trip from New York to Nassau & Havana...& Milita... See More
January 26, 1878
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, January 26, 1878 This issue contains a full page coverage on "George B McClellan, Governor of New Jersey" with several illustrations and an additional inauguration illustration on another page as well. Other articles include halfpage illustration "Massachusetts - the Wedding at Cambridge, Last Week, of Richard H Dana, Jr., to... See More
August 10, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Aug. 10, 1878 This title was a totally separate, stand-alone publication from the more well-known SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. The entire front page is on: "The Art Of Preserving The Eyesight" carrying over to pg. 2 as well. The ftpg. has 5 related illustrations. A great issue for an ophthalmologist.
Also within is: "The Paris Exhibition - Th... See More
August 31, 1889
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 31, 1889 This issue contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Cigarette Doomed", "The McCoy Pneumatic Tool", "Fowler's Pipe and Coiling Machine", "An Improved Method of Propelling Sled's", and "Professor T. C. Mendenhall, President American... See More
September 11, 1909
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 11, 1909 The front cover of the issue is entitled "A Remarkable Grain Elevator for Discharging Vessels" with additional photos inside the issue. Within the issue is "Counting Our People by Machine"; "Termination of the Rheims Aviation Meeting"; "The Rheims Aviation Meeting"; "Dr. Cook's Discovery of the... See More
February 13, 1869
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 13, 1869 The front page has "The Gerner Patent Boiler" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Douglas' Patent Hay Loader"; "Appegate's Patent Cart Catch"; "Notes on the Velocipede"; "Weston's Patent Improved Centrifugal"; and additional illustrations, articles and advertisements... See More
August 13, 1870
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 13, 1870 The front page has "Greenleaf's Improved Turn-Table" with accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Austin's Improved Shingle Machine"; "Lull's Friction Clutch"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, in nice condition.
July 17, 1869
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 17, 1869 The front page has "Wedeking & Dueberg's Improved Brick Kiln" with accompany article. Within the issue is: "Patent Life-Saving Apparatus"; "Buell's Velocipede Spring"; "Larkin's Nursing Table"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, slight irregular l... See More
January 6, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 6, 1862
* Rare rebel title
* Account of the 251- round boxing match between Edward Burnett and James Fitzgerald
Not only a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy. The prime feature of the front page is an extremely detailed, round by round account of: "The Great Prize Fight" which went 251 rounds and th... See More
August 26, 1940
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 26, 1940
* 1st bombing of Berlin Germany
* RAF bombers airplanes
* Battle of Britain continues
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a five column headline: "BERLIN RAIDED BY BRITISH PLANES; NAZIS CONTINUE LONDON ATTACKS; LOSE 39 PLANES IN DAY'S AIR DUELS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the very first air attack on the city of Be... See More
November 14, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1935
* Columbus, Texas "Hanging Tree"
* 2 Negroes lynched - lynching mob
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "TEXAS PROSECUTOR CONDONES LYNCHING" with subheads that include: "Calls Hanging of Two Negroes at Columbus 'Expression of People's Will'" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the ... See More
January 15, 1918
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 15, 1918
* Early Babe Ruth (pre-fame)
* Boston Red Sox contract signing
* Major league baseball - MLB
This 24 page newspaper has a very small & discrete heading in the sport's section (page 15): "Babe Ruth Signs Contract". See photo for the very brief report on Ruth re-signing with the Boston Red Sox for the 1918 baseball season. Interesting th... See More
May 28, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 28, 1935
* Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States
* re. Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
* Supreme Court decision (1st report)
Front page carries a five column, three line headline: "ALL NRA ENFORCEMENT IS ENDED BY PRESIDENT AS SUPREME COURT RULES ACT AND CODES VOID; WHOLE OF NEW DEAL PROGRAM IN CONFUSION" with many subheads. (see) More inside ... See More
November 5, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 5, 1930
* New York gubernatorial election, 1930
* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR elected governor
The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMOCRATIC LANDSLIDE SWEEPS COUNTRY; REPUBLICANS MAY LOSE CONGRESS CONTROL; ROOSEVELT WINNER BY MORE THAN 700,000" with many subheads and photo of Roosevelt. Much more on the following pages. Loads of text. Always nic... See More
March 24, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1928
* Diamond Joe Esposito assassination
* Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster
Page 19 has a one column heading: "FIND ALIBIS FALSE IN CHICAGO KILLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Compl... See More
May 1, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1933
* Luis Miguel Sanchez Cerro assassination
* President of Peru - Peruvian army officer
* Anna de Noailles death
* Romanian-French writer
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT IS SLAIN IN PERU ON LEAVING REVIEW OF TROOPS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of the president of Peru.
The top of pa... See More
June 3, 1953
DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink.
Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A plethora of coverage with related photos are on... See More
January 14, 1885
UTAH POSTEN, Salt Lake City, Utah, January 14, 1885 Here is a quite unusual and scarce newspaper from Utah, printed entirely in the Swedish language.
Includes several illustrated ads. Great condition, never bound nor trimmed, with no traces of pulpishness.
October 8, 1942
DEUTSCHE UKRAINE-ZEITUNG, Ukraine, Russia, October 8, 1942 A quite rare Nazi newspaper from the middle of World War II during the German invasion & occupation of the Ukraine. Two front page war-related photos
Four pages all in the German language, rejoined at the spine, good condition.
August 13, 1874
WILMINGTON ENTERPRISE, California, August 13, 1874 This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. With newspapers West of the Mississippi being very rare prior to 1900, here is an opportunity to get a issue from the old West back when cowboys, Indians, saloons & gunfights were often seen on a regular basis.
Very early for California. Nice condi... See More
December 1, 1989
THE EDGE, "Berlin's Largest English Language Magazine" as noted in the masthead. Berlin, December, 1989 The entire front page is taken up with a photo of people standing on the Berlin Wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate, with the caption: "Merry Christmas And A Happy New Year's Eve Party."
Tabloid-size, complete in 12 pages, nice condition. Great to have this v... See More
May 8, 1847
AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, Philadelphia, May 8, 1847 Obviously a railroad-themed publication, the first in the nation (founded in 1831) replete with railroad articles, ads, etc., and with a very early image of a train in the masthead, along with a steamboat. Inside shows 2 engines of the "Norris' Locomotive Works" and other railroad-related prints (see images).
Sixteen pa... See More
December 3, 1887
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 3, 1887 The issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day with accompanying text which include: "Main Pumping Engine of the Boston Sewage System", "Fire Engine Tender", "Burning of Rare Animals", "Boston Drainage System - Reservoirs at Moon Island", map of the "City of Boston", "Jay... See More
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