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Item #644298THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1779 The first five pages are a: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes various discussions concerning the Revolutionary War, including one interesting bit: "...told us the bulk of the people are our friends; that the Congress was chosen by a faction; that they held their seats by force; that their tyranny ... See More
Item #644297THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1777 The issue begins with a continuation of the: "Debate in the House of Lords...relative to the American War" taking over 5 pages & with much on the Revolutionary War. One bit notes: "...That America never aimed at independence till she was compelled to it by our harsh conduct; and that she is at least unanimous in one thing, n... See More
Item #644296THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1766 There are three pages with reports headed: "American Affairs" which gives reports from the House of Representatives in Massachusetts Bay, Connecticut, and Maryland. These pages contain some terrific content on the feelings of the colonists regarding England and taxation (see for portions), one item noting: "Resolved, that it... See More
Item #644295THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1748 Certainly the prime content in this issue is the very nice foldout map of "AFRICA", which shows considerable detail of the entire continent, at least as much as was known over 250 years ago. Included also is the Saudi Arabia peninsula, portions of present-day Iraq and Iran, as well as the very southern tips of Italy (including Si... See More
May 1, 1785
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1785 Among the articles within are: "Observations on a Tour Through the Island of Jersey" which is in the English Channel; "Anecdotes of Hogarth" "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Session of Parliament" "Original Letter form Dr. Johnston" & so much more.
Near the back is: "Intelligence..." with... See More
June 1, 1789
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1789 Among the articles are: "Extract from a Sermon at Bristol on the Slave Trade" "Description of a Tour Through the West of England" and so much more. But the best content is news headed: "America" which reports from Philadelphia: "...his Excellency George Washington, the President Elect of the United States, arrive... See More
September 1, 1789
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1789 The front page has 4 letters signed in type by Isaac Newton from 1725-7. Other articles include: "Christianity in No Danger from the Attacks of Modern Jews" "Original Description of Lisbon Soon After the Earthquake" "Misrepresentation of the Carolina Grass Rectified" and much more. Near the back is much under... See More
July 1, 1791
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, July, 1791 Under "Proceedings of the National Assembly in France" is the "Declaration of the King" which notes: "...I am desirous of complying with the wishes of the National Assembly & I shall never decline publishing the motives of my conduct. The motives for my journey were the outrages & the threats offered to my fam... See More
Item #644290THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1795
The first page makes reference to Capt. Cook and a letter from Ben Franklin: "...not to consider that great navigator as an enemy if he should happen to fall into their hands..." (see).
Further inside are 1 1/2 pages taken up with the issue of whether George Washington was ever a commissioned officer in the British military, a... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, September, 1833 Near the back is the: "Obituary - William Wilberforce" (see hyperlink) which takes over 3 pages. Wilberforce was a member of Parliament who lead the charge to abolish slavery. The historic Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 would receive the Royal Assent on Aug. 26, less than a month after his death. See the hyperlink for... See More
Item #644288THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, England, October, 1797 Among the many articles under "Review of New Publications" is: "A Letter to the Infamous Tom Paine, in Answer to His Letter to Gen. Washington, by Peter Porcupine." this is followed by: "Eposulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on His Continuing to be a Proprietor of Slaves, by Edward Rushto... See More
Item #644287GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1796 Certainly the most notable content is the: "Interesting Intelligence from the American States" which takes over 3 pages of text. Over 2 pages of this text is taken up with George Washington's state-of-the-union address to the nation. It is dated at Philadelphia, Dec. 8 & is prefaced with: "This day, the President met both... See More
Item #644286THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1797 Although there is a wide range of content within this issue, the most significant is President George Washington's last state-of-the-union address which is headed: "Gen. Washington's Farewell Address to the United States" [not really; see the 1796 Supplement for his Farewell Address] and prefaced with: "In our Supplem... See More
Item #644284THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1777 The very first article is: "Debates in the House of Commons" which takes over five pages & includes discussion concerning the situation in America. Some bits include: "...that government knew the Americans must have declared for independency before they arrived...his firm opinion that there could be no peace in America wi... See More
Item #644283THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1788 The most notable content in this issue would be the full page plate which includes four images, one of which is a small print of the medal to slavery, titled: "Am I Not A Man And A Brother?"(see) which shows a slave with his hands in chains. This is a print of what is considered the most noteworthy abolitionist/anti-slavery 18th cen... See More
Item #644282THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1763 Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Life of the Celebrated Christina, Queen of Sweden" "Monstrous Credulity of Papists" "History of Canterbury & its Cathedral" "Inflammatory Fevers, Sore Throats, etc." & more. In the "Historical Chronicle" is a report beginning: ... 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
March 6, 1841
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, March 6, 1841 Taking most of the front page, all of pgs. 2 & 3 & half of page 4 is: "The Inaugural Address" of Gen. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841...", which was obviously very lengthy, so lengthy & delivered outdoors on a very cold & wet day that he caught a cold & died of pneumonia just one month later.
Gre... See More
June 5, 1824
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 5 and 12 1824 This is a pair of issues which, between them, include a lengthy article headed: "Suppression of the Slave Trade--Convention For The Suppression of the African Slave Trade. The June 5 issue has an introductory letter signed in type by the President: James Monroe, followed by the "slave trade" article which takes over 6 pages a... See More
November 22, 1828
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, November 22, 1828 One of the front page reports has a small head: "The Election" which begins: "The most anxious & ardent, as well as the most rude & ruthless political contest that ever took place in the United States, is now decided in the election of a large majority of electors pledged to the support of gen. Andrew J... See More
December 31, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 31, 1814 Certainly the prime content of this issue is the detailed page 3-6 coverage of the British attack on Washington, D.C., one article headed: "The Goths at Washington" with the report from Paris telling of the destruction of the many fine buildings in the nation's capital (see photos for portions).... See More
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November 7, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 7, 1812 There are at least two notable reports in this issue, the first being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, signed by him in type: James Madison. This was the first war-time annual message and much of this 2+ page "Message" deals with the War of 1812 (see for portions).
Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Events... See More
August 5, 1815
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, August 5, 1815 Although this issue has a wealth of news from across the country & elsewhere, certainly the content of prime historical significance is the account of the Battle of Waterloo, being the official report by Wellington of his victory over Napoleon. His account is prefaced with: "...have the following British official accoun... See More
November 5, 1868
SACRAMENTO DAILY UNION, California, November 5, 1868 Although known to all as the current capital of California, this city got its start thanks to the protection of Sutter's Fort, which was established by John Sutter in 1839. During the California Gold Rush, Sacramento was a major distribution point, a commercial and agricultural center, and a terminus for wagon trains, stagecoaches, riv... See More
April 28, 1750
THE RAMBLER, London, April 28, 1750 An uncommon periodical done by the Samuel Johnson. Johnson was one of the most important English writers of the eighteenth century. It's long been traditional to refer to the second half of the eighteenth century as "the age of Johnson". While working on the Dictionary, for which he is perhaps most famous, he published a series of periodical ... See More
June 11, 1711
THE SPECTATOR, London, June 11, 1711 This is one of the more famous "coffee-house" newspapers of the early 18th century, done by the famed Addison & Steele. A single sheet newspaper measuring 7 1/2 by 12 inches, nice condition.
February 7, 1914
THE NORTH SHORE REVIEW, Evanston, Illinois, Feb. 7, 1914 Printed in the masthead: "Only Newspaper In The World Edited Exclusively By Women". This is a quite rare newspaper themed on women's suffrage and other issues of concern for women. A relatively short-lived newspaper as it lasted only for 114 issues before closing. I can find nothing about this title online, the Illi... See More
November 13, 1750
THE RAMBLER, London, November 13, 1750 An uncommon periodical done by the Samuel Johnson. Johnson was one of the most important English writers of the eighteenth century. It's long been traditional to refer to the second half of the eighteenth century as "the age of Johnson". While working on the Dictionary, for which he is perhaps most famous, he published a series of periodic... See More
March 5, 1887
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 5,1887 The front page features "Mr. Henry M. Stanley Experimenting with the Maxim Automatic Machine Gun." Inside the issue are: "Laboratory Tromp and Other Apparatus"; "Dickiesons' Binding File"; "Cousins Child's Tray"; "The Vesuvious Observatory"; and additional illustrations, articles and advertisement... See More
December 2, 1868
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
November 8, 1851
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
December 25, 1792
THE GENERAL EVENING POST, London, December 25, 1792 A nice "typical" folio-size newspaper from the 18th century. There is a wealth of news of the day on the front page and inside pages with some ads scattered throughout as well.
Complete in four pages in very nice condition. Partial red tax stamp is on page three.
June 9, 1944
NACHRICHTEN FUR DIE TRUPPE, Europe, June 9, 1944 A most fascinating single sheet newspaper, which translates to "News For The Troops", published by the Psychological Warfare Division of the Allied forces and dropped by Allied aircraft over Germany during the closing year of the war. This newspaper/leaflet was created to counter Goebbels' propaganda machine. Notice this dates ab... See More
March 27, 1865
THE CIRCULAR, Mount Tom, Connecticut, March 27, 1865 An inside page contains two interesting and rather lengthy articles, one titled: "Improved Breeding By Selection" and the other "Darwin's Principles of Breeding" the latter taking nearly a full page, and as noted at the bottom of the article it is from "Darwin on the Origin of Species".
Complete in 8 pages, app... See More
August 17, 1866
FLAKE'S DAILY BULLETIN, Galveston, Texas, August 17, 1866 A scarce Southern newspaper from shortly after the end of the Civil War, and from the last state to surrender the Confederate cause. Various news & ads of the day with a small lone star engraving in the masthead. Eight pages, occasional damp staining or foxing and a few small worm holes.
March 5, 1825
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825 (offered at a significantly reduced price - see note)
* The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill"
* John Quincy Adam's inaugural address
Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday l... See More
March 5, 1825
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 5, 1825
* The passage of the Maryland "Jew Bill"
* John Quincy Adam's inaugural address
Without question the most notable content within this issue is the page 3 report headed: "Maryland", which states in part: "The legislature of this state adjourned on Saturday last. The 'Jew bill', as it is called--or... See More
June 7, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1930
* Professor Albert Einstein
* Theory of space as matter
Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein in England Offers Another Theory, That Space Is Eating Matter, Reversing Events" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high... See More
November 3, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 3, 1934
* Babe Ruth visits Japan
* New York Yankees
The sport's section (page 9) has a two column heading: "Tokyo Gives Ruth Royal welcome; 100,000 Acclaim Home Run King" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Babe Ruth's visit to Tokyo, Japan. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication, ... See More
December 7, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 7, 1932
* Albert Einstein gets 1st Visa... Coming to America
* Escaping the Nazis - Pre-World War II
Page 4 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN RESUMES PACKING FOR VOYAGE" (see) Coverage on Albert Einstein receiving his 1st Visa to come to America in which he would ultimately stay.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 46... See More
September 28, 1938
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 28, 1938
* Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
* Appeasement speech re. Adolph Hitler's aggression
* Pre World War II tensions growing in Europe
The front page has a six column headline: "ROOSEVELT APPEALS AGAIN TO HITLER AS HOP WANES; REICH SETS ATTACK FOR SATURDAY, DENIES NEW DEADLINE; BRITAIN MOBILIZES NAVY, CHAMBERLAIN MAKES FINAL PLEA" with s... See More
September 2, 1939
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, September 2, 1939
* World War II WWII starts
* Nazis invasion on Poland
The front page features a five column headline: "Poles Offering stiff Resistance; Hitler Pauses to Draft Reply; 'France Will Fight'-Daladier" with subheads. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
April 23, 1928
THE WORLD, New York City, April 23, 1928
* Australian polar explorer & aviator Hubert Wilkins
* Trans-arctic airplane flight w/ Carl Ben Eielson
* Point Barrow, Alaska to Spitsbergen, Norway
The front page has three column headline: "Polar Flyers Icebound" with subheads and photo of Wilkins. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, ... See More
June 23, 1875
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 23, 1875
* French Creek - Cheyenne River
* Black Hills gold discovery
* George Armstrong Custer
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE BLACK HILLS" with subheads. (see) Text takes up a full column.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
September 26, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, sport's section only, September 26, 1965
* Willie Mays and Sandy Koufax
The front page of this section has 2 noteworthy reports in the sport of baseball. A three column heading reads: "Mays Hits 50th Homer" (see) Willie Mays becomes the oldest player to slug 50 home runs in a season. He was also the youngest to accomplish the feat hitting 51 homers in 1955.
A... See More
May 27, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 27, 1934
* Agora Aphrodite statue excavated
* Athens, Greece marble goddess
The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "APHRODITE STATUE DUG UP IN ATHENS" with subheads. (see)
Other topic throughout. Complete section 2 only with all 18 pages, light toning, minor spine wear, generally nice.... See More
Item #643990THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 21, 1909
* Adana massacres - Christians genocide
* Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey
Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "10,000 Persons Slain" with subheads. (See)
Complete in 12 pages, light toning, some spine wear, should be handled with care.
July 30, 1952
THE DETROIT NEWS, July 30, 1952
* Washington D.C. UFO Incident
* Flying Saucers ?
The front page has a one column heading: "U. S. Safe, AF Says of Saucers" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.... See More
October 12, 1931
MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Tennessee, October 12, 1931
* Al Capone tax evasion trial
* Philip D'Andrea arrested
The front page has a nice six column headline: "'SCARFACE AL' CAPONE LOSES HIS PISTOL-TOTING BODYGUARD" with subheads. (see)
Other news of the day. Usual browning with some margin wear and chipping, loose at the spine, nice for display as such.
wikipedia ... See More
July 15, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 4 only, July 15, 1934
* Adolph Hitler Reichstag speech
* Night of the Long Knives justification
* Nazis purge for treason cartoon
The top of the front page of this section has a two column heading: "Hitler Speech Strengthens Him in Followers 'Esteem" with subhead. (see) Much more on page 3 with a nice related cartoonish illustration. (see)
Other ... See More
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