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Item #657795THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1766 Over half a page is taken up with: "American News" which has some interesting reports from Boston and elsewhere, with reference to: "...to the general assembly to make up the losses of the sufferers in the late unhappy times..." (see).
Other articles within issue include: "Oriental Fables, from the French&qu... See More
Item #657794THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1766 Articles within this issue include: "Description of an Artificial Swan" "Account of a Journey Into Scotland" "An Address to the Annotators of the Bible" "Coalition of the American and W. Indian Colonists" and more.
Near the back is the "Historical Chronicle" which has various news reports of th... See More
Item #657793GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1755 The first article is: "A Compendious View of the Encroachments of the French in America, & of the Importance of the American Colonies to Great Britain..." which takes over 3 pages chronicling events of the war & mentioning that in 1754: "...a body of 1100 French and Indians attacked Major Washington, commander of the Virg... See More
Item #657792THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1753 Included in the issue is a half page illustration of: "An Instrument called the Trajectorium Lunare" for delineating the path of the earth and the moon (see), which includes descriptive text as well. There is a half page print of: "Remains of an Ancient Temple in Ireland" with a related article; "Learned Remarks on ... See More
Item #657791SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1752 This supplemental issue was produced at the end of the year with fewer pages than the monthly issues.
Among the articles within are: "New Explication of the Lord's Prayer" "A Description of Mount Vesuvius" which is continued from a previous issue; "Of The Course of the Blood to the Heart" "The Si... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1750 Although there is much interesting content in this issue, perhaps the best is an article: "By a Number of Experiments lately made in Philadelphia, Several of the Principal Properties of the Electrical Fire were Demonstrated...".... See More
The fact that this article was by Franklin & about his electricity work is documented b
The fact that this article was by Franklin & about his electricity work is documented b
Item #657763THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1737 Near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe. Included is a nice report: "From Georgia" beginning: "Extract of the Rev. Mr. John Wesley's Journal, minister of Savannah, containing a conference had with some of the Chickasaw Indians shewing what a deep &... See More
Item #657762THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1736 Among the articles noted in the table of contents are: "Seaman's Opinion of a Standing Army" "Constantine's Advice to the Council of Nice" "Col. Pride sent by Cromwell to blockade the House of Commons" "Calvin's Declaration" "The Discreet Wife--Her Method to Reform her Husband&... See More
Item #657761THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1732 The first 29 pages are taken up with: "A View of the Weekly disputes & Essays in This Month" which has various reports from the many newspapers in England including the Daily Courant, Universal Spectator, Applebee's Journal, Weekly Register, London Journal, Fog's Journal, The Craftsman, The Free Briton, and mo... See More
Item #657760THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1766 Articles within this issue include: "...Act for Opening & establishing certain ports in the Islands of Jamaica and Dominica for the more free importation and exportation..." "On the Doctrine of Original Sin" 'An Improvement in Common Watches" which includes a print of the gears and workings of a watch (see), and mo... See More
Item #657759THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1766 Articles include: "Papers Concerning the Spanish Trade in Jamaica" "Recipe Against the Black Fly & Bite of Gnats" "An Essay on the Management of Bees" "An Account of the Act....of Parliament for the better Preservation of Timber Trees..." "Observations of the Transit of Venus" and more.
Ov... See More
Item #657758THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, May, 1802 The front page of this issue has a nice masthead of St. John's Gate and contains news & stories from around the world during this very early time in history. Very interesting reading from the day it was first reported which includes a brief report on the possible cure for yellow fever by eating regular ketchup. A strange though... See More
February 1, 1800
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1800 Near the back is news headed: "American News" which reports: "...the city of Philadelphia was alarmed by the cry of fire. It proceeded from Rickett's Circus, which in a few minutes after the discovery was enveloped in flames..." and more (see).
Rickett's Circus was the first circus in the United States, estab... See More
Item #657756THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1778
The first article is a "...Debate...on Enquiry into the State of the Nation..." continued from a previous issue and has much on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that with equal force General Washington could not stand before the British troops, who were at this day perhaps the bravest in the world...General Washington'... See More
Item #657754GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1779 The issue begins with 8 pages of "Summary of the Debates in Parliament" which includes much talk on the Revolutionary War, including: "...that war was for the future to assume a new face;...& that the French & the Americans, as they were embarked in the same cause, were to be treated in the same manner. He thought it a happ... See More
Item #657753GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, May, 1780 The first article has "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes discussion of the situation in America.
Near the back the "Historical Chronicle" has several items from America concerning the Revolutionary War, including a letter from New York which has: "...since Gen. Clinton's departure fr... See More
Item #657751GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE London, July, 1781 The "Historical Chronicle" begins with: "Plan for Putting an End to the American War & for Laying the Foundation of a Permanent Peace with the Thirteen Colonies". Another report has some good talk on military affairs in America including: "...Lord Cornwallis has entered Virginia; that a reinforcement has entered Chesape... See More
Item #657750THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, August, 1781 The "Historical Chronicle" includes a short bit about: "Two gentlemen...charged with carrying on a treasonable correspondence with the American agent Adams at Amsterdam & with supplying the Colonists with arms & ammunition...". This is followed by a letter from Lord Rawdon to Cornwallis from Monk's Corner begi... See More
Item #657748GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1781 The issue begins with a continuation on the "Debate on the Motion of Thanks to Earl Cornwallis", mentioning: "...the victories he had gained, like those of Phila. & Ticonderoga, served only to multiply distresses..." with much more (see for portions).
Under the "Historical Chronicle" near the back is a lengthy &a... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, December, 1747 A very nice pre-Revolutionary War magazine from the "mother country" with a wide range of varied content including news of the day, political reports, literary items, and other unusual tidbits. This was the first periodical to use the word "magazine" in its title, having begun in 1731 and lasting until 1907.... See More
Item #657746GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1775 The first five pages contain a lengthy report on: "...address to his Majesty respecting the Situation of Affairs in America." which includes: "...The army might proceed to hostilities, it might be defeated, the Americans might prevail, we might be for ever stripped of the sovereignty of that country..." with so much more. Ther... See More
July 1, 1916
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916 The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground. The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing. Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More
June 28, 1917
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, June 28, 1917 The front cover is of a famous "The American Red Cross" with "Humanity" and "Philanthrophy" being stated at the bottom of images. Inside the issue is an article pertaining to the Red Cross as well as various articles and photos pertaining to World War I and various advertisements of the day.
Complete i... See More
August 26, 1915
Leslie's Weekly, New York, NY dated August 26, 1915 The front page of this issue has a WWI-themed, color illustration: "Nosing Shells," by the Italian artist Fortunino Matania. The inside of the issue includes "A Day With French Soldiers at the Front"; "Our Greatest Exposition at a Glance Triumphs of the Builder's Art"; "Pictorial Digest of th... See More
August 19, 1915
Leslie's Weekly, from New York City, dated August 19, 1915.
The front page of this issue is a dramatic, WWI-themed, color illustration: "Cut and Thrust," by the Italian artist Fortunino Matania. This issue also includes "'War and Its Results Shown in Photographs"; "Foreign San Francisco"; "British Women Demand part in War"; "Pictorial Digest ... See More
February 11, 1915
Leslie's Weekly, from New York City, dated February 11, 1915.
The front page of this issue is an illustration entitled "Truce of the Storm King," it being a WWI-themed color illustration by George D. Dannenberg. Also included are: "Scenes from the Great War Pictured by Special Artists"; "French and Germans on Two Battle Lines"; "Pictorial Digest of the Wor... See More
October 22, 1904
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 22, 1904
* The Vanderbilt International Car Race
* The Vanderbilt International Car Race
* The Tasmanian Dasure
This issue contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day accompanied by text, which include: The Vanderbilt International Cup Contest", "Steel Training Ship "Cumberland", Recently Launched at Boston Navy Yard", "Battleship "Ge
September 26, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 26, 1908 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations, accompanied by text, of the latest inventions of the day including: "The Aeroplane Flying at a Great Height," "The Construction of the West Aeroplane," "The Narrowing of the Ganges and Construction of the Curzon Bridge," and "Car Fen... See More
July 16, 1921
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 16, 1921
The entire ftpg. is an interesting illustration captioned: "Reproducing the Naval Battle of Jutland for the Motion Picture Screen." with a related article within the issue. This is a early pictorial from the infancy of the motion picture industry. For any collection which related to early movies and motion pictures, this is a nice, displaya... See More
August 22, 1914
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 22, 1914
The front cover of the issue is entitled "A Week's Rations for the German Army". Within the issue is "An All Metal Diving Suit"; "this Month's Total Eclipse of the Sun"; "Glimpses of the European Fighting Machinery Now in Action"; "Russia's Giant War Flyers" and many more art... See More
July 31, 1909
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 31, 1909
* First attempt to fly across the English Channel
* Early airplane - aviation
The front page has two halfpg. photos: "The First Attempt to Fly Across The English Channel." The top photo shows Hubert Latham in flight above the English Channel, & the other Latham taking off from the cliff at Sangatte, France (see). There is a report i... See More
April 11, 1926
THE NEW YORK TIMES (Book Review Section only), April 11, 1926
* Recently discovered "Hundred Years"
* Review of Tolstoy's unfinished work - includes image
The front page of The New York Times Book Review for this date has the banner heading: "TOLSTOY's UNBORN MASTERPIECE," with subheading: "Parts of an Epic Novel Discovered Among His Papers," which tell... See More
December 14, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 14, 1844 The last page of this issue features a report on the "Annexation of Texas" "On the 10th instant Senator McDuffie, introduced into the United States senate joint resolutions for the annexation of Texas to the Union, corresponding with the project of the treaty for that purpose rejected at the last session by... See More
November 23, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 23, 1844 The top of the first column of the front page has the results of the Presidential election, headed: "Presidential" with a count by state for Henry Clay and James K. Polk. Much more on the results of the election on inside pages. Page 2 has a letter from President Tyler to H. M. Kamehameha III, king of Hawaii (see photos). Also ... See More
October 26, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, Oct. 26, 1844
Over a full column is taken up with a report with a small head: "Illinois. The Mormon war" which is mostly taken up with a letter which begins: "The war is ended and the troops are en route for home. This day the Governor held a treaty with the individuals against whom writs had been issued for being engaged in ... See More
February 18, 1843
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Feb. 18, 1843 The bkpg. has a brief item: "Mormons" noting: "A late number of the Nauvoo Wasp contains an account of four cargoes, amounting in all to 801 emigrants--'Latter Day Saints' ' having sailed from Liverpool for that region..." with a bit more, and ending with: "...stated that Smith has sent out a num... See More
August 27, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 27, 1842 An inside page has an article: "Illinois" with subhead: "The Mormons" which notes: "...for the persons of Joe Smith and O. P. Rockwell, states that the proper authorities have as yet been unable to comply with the demand. the proper writs were issued by Gov. Carlin...They found Smith & Rockwell & ser... See More
July 30, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30, 1842 Inside under reports from "Illinois" is: "The Mormons Again" which includes: "...a continuation of General J. C. Bennett's charges against Joseph Smith for licentiousness and rascality & charging him distinctly with having instigated & caused the attempted assassination of Gov. Boggs..." wit... See More
June 25, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, June 25, 1842 Page 3 ha a report which is a follow-up to the Dorr Rebellion, noting in part: "...his charge to the grand jury alluded to the recent events in that state & defined particularly what constitutes the crime of treason...all the indications are, that Gov. Dorr, (so called) means to meet what remains of his legislature at Chepachet.... See More
February 20, 1841
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Maryland, February 20, 1841 An inside page has business of the Senate which includes: "...Mr. Linn presented the legal testimony taken before the...judge of the fifth judicial circuit of Missouri in the cases of Joseph Smith, Sidney Rigdon, and...other individuals of the sect called Mormons, or Latter-day Saints, on charges preferred against t... See More
January 11, 1840
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 11, 1840 The back page has a brief yet very significant item reading: "Mormons. The Mormons have purchased a tract of 20,000 acres at the head of the Des Moines rapids of the Mississippi, on both sides of the river, including the town of Commerce. This name is changed to Nauvoo, from the Hebrew. The whole purchase money amounts to $70,0... See More
July 6, 1839
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 6, 1839 Pages 2 and 3 have an article with a small head: "Mormon Meeting" with portions including: "...gave a statement of the early settlement of the Mormons in Missouri, & a history of their persecution...They were ruthlessly driven from their homes, their property destroyed...The men were in many instances cruelly murd... See More
January 5, 1839
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 5, 1839 Page 2 has a report from the Missouri legislature which includes "...governor has made a statement of the expenses of the Mormon war...and suggests that the United States are liable for it. The governor's position is that the Mormon movement was an insurrection & that the national government is bound to suppress insurrecti... See More
July 21, 1838
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, July 21, 1838 Inside has over half a page concerning the Trail of Tears, headed: "The Cherokees" which begins: "The removal of Indians, for emigration from the middle district, late Cherokee country, being nearly or quite completed..." with more. Included also are 3 related documents. The "Trail of Tears" was the re... See More
January 2, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 2, 1836 The front page includes a report prefaced in part by: "...A provisional government has been completely organized & a bill of rights adopted which will be found below..." and what follows is the: "Declaration of the People of Texas in General Convention Assembled" followed by the 8 posts of the Bill of Rights, includi... See More
October 31, 1835
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 31, 1835 Inside has over a full page headed: "Texas" telling of some early battles there with much interesting reading, including a cautionary note: "I do not think it would be prudent for you I& our family to come to Texas until the affairs of the country assume a more peaceful aspect..." and also: "...We look upon ind... See More
August 2, 1834
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 2, 1834 Page 2 has a simply one sentence report, interesting nonetheless: "A public dinner was given to col. David Crockett, at Louisville, Kentucky, on his way home."
Page 3 has a curious item about death caused by drinking cold water (a common thought in the 19th century--see), followed by a report noting: "The cholera...exists ... See More
January 24, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 24, 1934
* William Jack "Three Fingers" White assassination
* Chicago prohibition era gangster - Chicago Outfit
* Best title to be had - very rare as such
The front page has a great banner headline: "SLAY '3 FINGERED JACK' WHITE" with subhead. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 7. Three related photos are on the... See More
January 17, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1934
* Bonnie Parker & Clyde Barrow
* Prison escape and gunfight
* Infamous photo of the pair (rare)
Page 4 has a report straight out of the movies with a one column heading: "Gunman Shoot 2 Guards, Free 5 From Prison" with subhead. But what is great about this issue is the infamous photo of the duo also on page 5. The only time I'... See More
July 26, 1834
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 26, 1834 The front page has an item concerning the memory of LaFayette, who recently died, plus there are two letters on an inside page each signed by: George LaFayette, concerning the death of the general.
One Mormon report includes: "The report of a battle with the Mormons in Jackson county Missouri, was not true...well ar... See More
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