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ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963 Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".
All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More
Various news of the day & a wealth of ads, and a red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Minor wear to the edges and li
Note: U... See More
Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More
THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998 This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.
Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1936
* Seabiscuit wins World's Fair Handicap
* Bay Meadows Racetrack - San Mateo
* Thoroughbred racehorse racing
Page 7 of the sport's section (inside) has a one column heading: "SEABISCUIT, 11-10, CLIPS TRACK MARK" with subheads and racing summary. (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the World's Fair H... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 14, 1796
* Act of Congress re. pensioners
* Retired military men
* President George Washington
Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress: "An ACT Authorizing & Directing the Secretary at War to Place Certain Persons therein named on the Pension List", with a huge list of names (great for genealogical purposes). It complet... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 28, 1782
* Ending the Revolutionary War
Pg. 2 has a brief item from The Netherlands: "...Richard Oswald is appointed his Britannic Majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary to treat with the ministers of the United States of America. Who (says the writer) would have thought that Great Britain would have been the third power in Europe to acknowledge... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 10, 1782
* Preliminary Articles of Peace
* Ending the Revolutionary War
Page 5 has a report: "We all wish ardently for peace, nor do the people at large wish to impose harsh terms on England; they think she is sufficiently humbled and weakened by the loss of America; they remember their own dejected state at the conclusion of the last war, and ... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 9, 1884 Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West than found in eastern newspapers. Page 2 begins with: "A CARNIVAL OF CRIME" "A Bloody Battle in the Streets of a Texas Town" "Half a Dozen Murders in as Many Different Dan... See More
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles. They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital. All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition. The issues shown are representative of... See More
THE EXAMINER, London, 1713 This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 1, 1947
* The Sergeants affair hangings
* Anti-Jewish response in Palestine
* Anti-semitism - British troops
The front page has a one column heading: "INCENSED BRITONS KILL 5 IN TEL AVIV TO AVENGE HANGING" with subheads. (see) More on page 4 with related photo. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Oth... See More
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 10, 1683 The back page has a brief yet quite historic report from London reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the place appointed for his execution on Tower-Hill, where he was beheaded on a scaffold erected for that purpose." Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in th... See More
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1778
* Revolutionary War Tory original
* Rare Pro British issue from America
* General George Washington & more
This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead... See More
The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 12, 1865 The full front page has two scenes: "The Horse Market and Stables, New York City, Where The Weekly Sale of Government Horses Takes Place" with a related print inside.
Prints inside include 3 pages on: "The Great Atlantic Cable--Constructing The New Telegraph Line From Dublin To Valentia." "...The Union Hotel, S... See More
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.
To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More
CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Illinois, November 5, 2008
* Barrack Obama elected President of the United States
* Hometown newspaper of first African-American president
Presidential election newspapers have always been a mainstay of any historic newspaper collection, and ideally collectors try to find such an issue from the victor's hometown.
This newspaper is special for three reasons: 1) it is ... See More
* Sacramento, California
This is one of the earliest California newspapers we have the pleasure to offer. As might be imagined issues from the Gold Rush vicinity--just ten years after the start of the rush--are difficult to find. As perhaps you've noticed most of our California inventory is from the 1870's and 1880's.
This issue has a wealth of... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 20, 1911
The front page of this issue is a photo of "Marching on to Suffrage."
This issue has an illustration of "A Gallery of Golf Enthusiasts--I.--The Laird of Skibo" by Kemble. There are photos of "The March of 3,000 Women" and "Six Hundred Bankers from all America Consider the Newest Aspect of the Trust Question."... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 20, 1902 The entire front page is a photo of Thomas Nast, the great American cartoonist. A related article is inside which includes a rare illustration of himself.
Great to have this report in Harper's Weekly, the prime periodical for whom he worked for so many years and which printed his most famous illustrations.
Other prints include: "T... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901 Front page illustration: "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; full page illustration Pictures at the Pittsburgh Exhibition; National Beagle Trials; doublepage centerfold photos: "Horse-Show Week in New York; several pages of Christmas Book Hints; and other new... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Manila - Insurgent Attack on the Barracks of Co. C, 13th Minnesota Volunteers, During the Tondo Fire." Inside are three small portraits of "The Tripartite Joint Commission for the Settlement of the Samoan Trouble." Full pg. illus. of "Kansas City's Mammoth New Convention Hall." Full pg.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 11, 1899 Full front page illus. of "Admiral George Dewey, U.S.N." Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of "Puerto Rico - Sundown on the Plaza at Ponce." Full pg. illus. of "Sunday Afternoon in a Mexican Town."
Full pg. illus. of "Paris - The Death of President Faure and the Election of President Laubet."
Doublepage centerfo... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 24, 1895 Full front page illus. of "Coaching at Newport - The Start with a Fresh Team." Inside is a 1/4 pg. illus. of "United States Armored Cruiser 'Brooklyn'." 2/3 pg. illus. of "John Pierpont Morgan."
Full pg. illus. of "Raisin Culture on the Pacific Coast." 1/4 pg. portrait of "George Du Maurier.&... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 14, 1891 Great full front page illustration of: "A New York Rabbi" which as a related article inside. Full page: "The Tournament of Roses at Pasadena, California" which began in 1890 is comprised of six illustrations.. "Coal-Mining in Chili" is a full page comprised of five illustrations. Full page illustrations: &qu... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY September 27, 1890 Front full pg. illus. of "The Drive at Lake Harriet, Minneapolis." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Mexican Major." Tow 1/4 pg. portraits of "Hon. Francis E. Warren, Governor-elect of Wyoming" and "Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architect." 1/2 pg. illus. of "A Surface Cut at the Morris Iron Mine A... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY December 28, 1889. Front full pg. illus. of "Christmas Greetings." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Interior of the Chicago Auditorium."
Doublepage centerfold containing a poem and two large illus. pertaining to "Hail Christmas." Full pg. of illus. pertaining to "First Impressions Abroad." Full pg. illus. of "Reception of the Del... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 3, 1888 Front page print: "The Right Honorable Joseph Chamberlain". Fullpg. with 3 illus: 'Canvas-Back Duck Shooting on Chesapeake Bay'. Fullpg: 'New Naval Exercises--'Prepare to Abandon Ship!' Fullpg: 'A Mississippi Coast Peddler' with Black women. Fullpg. with 8 illus. of 'Perth Amboy, New Jersey'.
Other... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 5, 1881 The prime print in this issue is the doublepage centerfold, which is one of the best football centerfolds of the19th century to be had.
The doublepage is captioned: "A Game of Foot-Ball---A 'Scrummage' at the Close" which was drawn by the famed artist A. B. Frost. Very displayable as such.
Among other prints are a full front pag... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 30, 1876 The full front page shows: "Christmas-Eve In A Light House". Inside has a fullpg: "Christmas Eve--Getting Ready For Santa Claus" "Christmas In A Fishing Smack" and a few others. But the prime Christmas print has to be the very nice full page Thomas Nast print: " 'Twas The Night Before Christmas" showing ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 23, 1876 (includes supplement with "Vanity Fair Christmas, 1683") Doublepage by Thomas Nast: 'Grant's Last Annual Message' shows a weeping Liberty figure; Full page: 'The Centennial--Wall paper Printing Press'; Front page: 'Burning of The Brooklyn Theatre - Scene at the Washington Street Entrance"; ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 23, 1874 Full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, showing Uncle Sam with the Democratic Donkey 'The Next Thing In Order'; Half page: 'An Indian Grave on the Yellowstone River' and 'Antelope Hunting In The West'; Another fullpage Thomas Nast shows Grant 'Public Opinion - April 22, 1874'; Doublepage Centerfold ... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 25, 1869 The front page of the issue contains a fullpage illustration entitled "Home for the Holidays" (Christmas). Inside are five illustrations pertaining to "The War in Cuba." (Trinidad Mountains, General Adolph Cavada, Military District of Cienfuegos). Two full page Thomas Nast illustrations are of "Excommunication of Moder... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, Dec. 14, 1867 Ftpg: 'The Long Sermon' shows a mother & two children asleep at church. 'The Coal Miner At Work' & 'The Coal Depot at Rondout, N.Y.' Half of dblpgctrfld: 'View of St. Thomas, West Indies, Lately Purchased by the U.S.' 2/5 pg: 'Shooting Buffalo from the Trains of the Kansas Pacific Railroad' halfpg: 'Farewell To ... See More