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November 15, 1884
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 25, 1895 The front cover has "The New American Yacht The Defender" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Schmitt's Life Line Throwing Apparatus"; "Radial Drilling, Tapping, and Studding Machine"; "Suspended Railway Systems"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixt... See More
October 2, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, October 2, 1945
* Joe Louis discharged from U.S. Army
* Heavyweight boxing champion
* Brown Bomber
This 42 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 18: "LOUIS DISCHARGED; TO ATTEND SERIES" and "Joe, Also Thinking of Conn Bout, Watches Schott Stop Thomas at St. Nicks". Tells of heavyweight boxing champ Joe Louis being discharged from ... See More
December 8, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Dec. 8, 1883 The back page has: "Modocs On A Peace Footing" "Bogus Charley--Steamboat Frank--Princess Mary--Shacknasty Jim--Scarface Charley, and others" "Savages Converted Into Agriculturists..." with more on the Modoc Indians in the Idaho Territory, all taking nearly 2 1/2 columns.
Also on the bkpg: "Barnum's White Elephant&... See More
July 5, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sport's section only, July 5, 1936
* Helen Jacobs wins singles title
* Wimbledon tennis championships
The front page of this sport's section only has a nice banner headline: "MISS JACOBS BEATS MRS. SPERLING IN WIMBLEDON FINAL" with subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on Helen Jacobs winning the 1936 Women's singles title at Wimbl... See More
October 7, 1915
LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York Oct. 7, 1915 The front cover is a nice, dramatic color print reflecting the action in the early years of World War I captioned: "Directing The Big Guns". Articles within include: "Great Britain's Zeal for War"; The Truth about Alaska - A Land of Great Opportunities"; "Seen in the World of Sport" including photos the leaders... See More
October 7, 1899
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1899 The full ftpg. is taken up with two prints of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" with a related article inside. Other articles with photos/prints include: "Electrographs of the Electro-Static Current made Without a Camera" "A New Chainless Bicycle" "A Courthouse Going to Court" "Electrically... See More
May 26, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, May 26, 1929
* University of Illinois Fighting Illini
* Big Ten track and field champions
Page 3 of this sport's section only has a banner headline: "Illinois Wins Third Big Ten track Title in Row as Two World's Records Fall" with subheads. (see)
Other sporting news of the day. Complete sport's section only with all 8 page... See More
May 22, 1875
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 22, 1875 Near the top of the back pagte is; "THREE TO ONE" "Western Muscle Yields to Red Stocking Skill" "Sweazy's Pony Team Achieves a Brilliant Victory" which is a quite lengthy & detailed baseball game report taking an entire column.
Also on the bkpg: "After the Comanches" "Lt. Bullis in the Fi... See More
September 1, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, September 1, 1935
* Vern Kennedy pitches no-hitter
* Chicago White Sox - MLB baseball
* 1st ever at Comiskey Park
Page 4 of this section has a one column heading: "WHITE SOX PITCHER HURLS NO-HIT GAME" with subheads and box scores. (see)
wikipedia notes: While pitching for the Chicago White Sox, Vern Kennedy threw the first no-hitter ... See More
April 18, 1925
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 18, 1925
* Charles Ebbetts death (1st report)
* Brooklyn Dodgers - Ebbetts Field fame
This 16 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 12: "Charles H. Ebbets Passes Quietly Into Last Sleep"
Other news of the day. A few tiny binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.
wikipedia notes: Charles ... See More
October 22, 1870
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 22, 1870 The front page contains "Buring of the Village of Bazeilles". Inside the issue is a full page with 3 illustrations: 'The Floods in Virginia' shows a flooded street in Richmond, and in Harper's Ferry and the Potomac at Washington DC. Full page illustrations are 'Bear Hunt in a Southern Cane Break', "Summo... See More
November 7, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 7, 1937
* Penn State Nittany Lions
* NCAA college football games
Page 2 of this section has a banner headline: "48,000 See Penn State Strike Through Air to Conquer Penn in Annual Game" with subheads, stats and lineups (see) Many other college football games reported as well throughout.
Other sporting news of the day. Complete... See More
June 10, 1869
NEW YORK TIMES, June 10, 1869 Ftpg. has: "Yale" "The Mutuals vs. Yale--Exciting Game--Amateurs Compared with Professionals" which includes a nice summary and box score of a game played at Yales Hamilton Park, the summary mentioning that "...the park was filled with the most numerous delegation the City of Elms had ever sent to a contest of this kind, including numbers of t... See More
December 22, 1930
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1930 Front page 3 line, 1 column head: Dr. Butler Proposes An Academic League To Curb Athletics & subheads: Would Put Football on Plane of Rowing, Thus Abolishing Big Gate Receipts Alumni To Endow Sports & more. A compelling concept and report. Other news of the day. Several interesting advertisements as well. Rag edition.
July 29, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1865 The back page has: "The Field Base Ball--Keystone of Philadelphia agt. Star of Brooklyn, with the summary mentioning: "The seats apportioned for ladies was filled with the galaxy of beauty and finery by the fair sex of Long Island..." and that many had fashionable umbrellas and parasols. Includes the box score. Also post civil war news such... See More
December 31, 1977
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Dec. 31, 1977
* Football coaches Woody Hayes and Paul Bear Bryant
The color cover of this issue has very nice drawings of Woody Hayes and Bear Bryant, two legends in the football coaching world, with the heading: "Old Masters Collide".
You get the complete 64 page issue which is in very nice, clean condition.... See More
October 7, 1899
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1899 The full ftpg. is taken up with two prints of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" with a related article inside. Other articles with photos/prints include: "Electrographs of the Electro-Static Current made Without a Camera" "A New Chainless Bicycle" "A Courthouse Going to Court" "Electric
July 10, 1948
FITCHBURG SENTIENL, from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, dated July 10, 1948
* Satchel Paige make MLB baseball debut
* Negro star at 42 years old
* Cleveland Indians
This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 8:
* A's Still Dog Indians At AL Halfway Mark
This was Satchel Paige's very 1st appearance in the Major Leagues. (age 42)
Other news of the day throughout. Light bro... See More
October 5, 1952
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, October 5, 1952
* Whitey Ford scoreless World Series streak ends
* New York Yankees vs. San Francisco Giants (game 1)
* MLB baseball
This 40+ page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside):
* Ford Victory 10th in Series
Tells of game i of the 1962 World Series in which Whitey Ford pitched for the win bu... See More
October 21, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Oct. 21, 1789
* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson
* English boxing championship
Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More
June 3, 1905
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1905 The front cover has "History and Present Status of the Panama Canal" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Mail Automobiles"; "Electric Dead Reckoner in Use on Yacht 'Valhalla'"; "The Grubb Gun-Sight"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in twenty page... See More
October 17, 1879
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 17, 1870
* Robert E. Lee death funeral
* Confederate General
Near the bottom of the ftpg. is: "The Late Gen. R. E. Lee" "The Funeral At Lexington--Impressive Ceremonies". The back page has: "Base-Ball" "The Great Champion Game at Chicago--Defeat Of the Red Stockings" with detailed text and the box score. Also: "Atlan... See More
June 10, 1869
NEW YORK HERALD, June 10, 1869 Page 10 has: "The National Game Mutual vs. Yale--The Champions in the Elm City". Summary describes the arrival and greeting of the Mutual club at the train station, and the excursion to the field. Says that the game was played at Hamilton Park in New Haven with about 3000 in attendance. Nice details about the game and several specific plays, the Mutua... See More
January 7, 1882
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, Jan. 7, 1882 The ftpg. has: "Base-Ball" "Renos vs. Californias". In the summary it mentions that Johnny Ward, "famous pitcher of the Providence Club", umpired the game and that he would pitch for the Californias the next day. Includes the box score. A few tears at the spine, minor margin tears, traces of foxing.
October 8, 1924
THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Oct. 8, 1924 Three line, 1 column head: "Goose Hangs High In The Senators' Home Town Now" & subheads: "Leon Goslin Slugging Pride of Washington, Clubs Giants Into Decisive 7 to 4 Defeat Almost Single Handed" "Gets Four Hits, Including Homer" & more. Includes a game summary and the box score. Nice one column photo of "Goose" Goslin. Slight browning, otherwise good.
September 6, 1995
"STADIUM EXTRA" of the SUN newspaper from Baltimore, dated Sept. 6, 1995, celebrating Cal Ripken breaking Lou Gehrig's record by playing in 2131 consecutive games. See the photo below for the terrific front page, making this a very nice issue for display. This is a 4 page "Extra" edition which is quite scarce, different from the regular newstand edition of that day. Some ye... See More
March 18, 1972
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, March 18, 1972 This sporting newspaper is about 100 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features BILL WALTON OF THE UCLA BRUINS on the front with text about him in the inside pages. Other photos and supporting articles center around Julius Erving and Bob McAdoo. This issue is loaded with sports news & ... See More
January 1, 1939
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February 16, 1961
THE PARSONS SUN, Parsons, Kansas, February 16, 1961
* 1961 United States figure skating team
* Sabena flight 548
This 14 page newspaper has a one column heading on the front page: "Somber Task At Crash Site".
Other news and advertisements of the day. Little spine wear, otherwise in nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Sabena Flight 548, registration OO-SJB, was a Boeing 707 airc... See More
August 21, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 21, 1870.
Page 5 has: " Base-Ball" "An Exciting Contest in Brooklyn--another Victory for the Blue Stocking--Defeat of the Stars". Summary and box score, with mention of the first appearance by Hicks, the star catcher who played for the Stars. Says the winning Blue Stockings of Forest City were given numerous bouquets from their " lady admirers&q... See More
August 16, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1870.
On the bkpg. under " Base-Ball" are the summaries and box scores of three baseball matches. One mentions that after a game between the American Bank Note Company team and Irvington an "...inviting collation was spread....there were speeches and music after the feast....Mr. Brown of the Champion Club, of Jersey City, was among the singers, and Pr... See More
January 1, 1922
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, January, 1922, New York, New York
This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: America's Domestic Food Supply; The Radio Central; Comets That Have Lost Their Tails; From Steamer to Sailing Ship; With Eye-Piece and Camera; Naval Construction in Japan; Noises for the Movies; Bomb and Bombing Sights; and other articles and ads. This issues is in good c... See More
December 7, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1901 Fullpage photo artist Edwin A. Abbey along with illustrations of his works "The Quest of the Holy Grail" and "O Mistress Mine"; The Football Season of 1901; fullpage photo "Harvard Wins the Intercolliegiate Championship"; fullpage portrait "The American Duchess"; fullpage photo of Canadian author Gilbert P... See More
May 12, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 12, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "Arrival In Paris - No Room" by de Thulstrup. Scenes at the Paris Exposition; The New York Music Season of 1899-1900; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
May 19, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 19, 1900 Portrait sketch from life of "Brigadier-General Joseph Wheeler"; The Paris Exposition; The Klondike Output for 1900; colored fullpage political cartoon; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
May 26, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 26, 1900 Frontpage "The Coaching Season In New York - A Quick Change On The Road" by Klepper. Doublepage centerfold "The Paris Expositon -- Sight-Seers Of All Nations" by Blumenschein. The Message of President McKinley; The Populist Conventions; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
June 9, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 9, 1900 Doublepage centerfold "One Of The Season's Most Popular After-Dinner Speakers" by Walker; The Paris Exposition; Cape Nome; The Boer War; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
June 23, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1900 The "Boxer" Troubles in China; The Paris Exposition; The Chinese Parade in Sacramento; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
May 5, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1900 The Opening of the Paris Exposition; The Boer War; doublepage centerfold "The Sunday Crowd At The Paris Exposition"; and other news of the day. See photo for full details.
November 24, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 24, 1900 A Century of Achievement - Music by Philip Hale; Count von Waldersee at Tientsin; fullpage illustration "Unbridled Bits From The Horse Show"; The Close of the Football Season; doublepage centerfold "Four-in-Hand-Driving Competition At The National Horse Show" by Reay; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
January 19, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 19, 1901 Fullpage illustration Cavalrymen Rounding Up Poachers in Yellowstone Park; Frontpage illustration of the Subway Construction in New York at Union Square; The Nicaragua Canal Treaty; American Troops in China; fullpage illustration "The Goose Cow - A Nebraska Method of Stalking Wild Geese" by Clarke; fullpage illustration "The New ... See More
March 30, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1901 Illustration "Equestrian Feats At The Military Tournament"; the funeral of Ex-President Harrison; Progress at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo; A New Way Around an Old World; doublepage centerfold "In-Door Skating at the St. Nicholas Rink" by Lowell; Edwin A. Abbey and some examples of his work; and other news of the ... See More
April 6, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 6, 1901 Fullpage illustration "The Great Arch of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine"; The Distributing Stations of the New York Free Circulating Library; The Capture of Aguinaldo; fullpage "Method of Wrapping the Cables of the New East River Bridge"; City of Morocco; doublepage centerfold "The Spirit of Easter" by Wenzell; P... See More
April 27, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 27, 1901 Photos of the Present Appearance of The Panama Canal Excavations; Havana; The Ascent of Popocatepetl; doublepage centerfold "The Grill-Room of the New York Yacht Club" by Dart; Andrew Carnegie's Highland Castle; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
August 17, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 17, 1901, from New York. fullpage "Tantalus-in-Town" poem and drawings by Louis Akin; fullpage illustration "Music at Marine Park, Boston" by Toaspern; House-Boat Life in the United States; doublepage centerfold photos "Fifth Avenue, as Seen from the Top of a Stage"; fullpage "The Laughing Girl" by Sir Joshua Reynolds; Old Home We... See More
November 23, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 23, 1901 Frontpage illustration "Juding a Tandem" by Klepper; two pages of photos The Annual New York Horse Show; The National Horse Show; fullpage 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 news of ... See More
November 30, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 30, 1901 Full page photos "The Automobile Races, November 16, at which All Records Were Broken"; Governmental Tests of Guns and Projectiles; fullpage illustration of Leaders of the Opposing Forces in Last Saturday's Great Football Game (Yale and Harvard) and another full page with 7 football related prints featuring two games, Cornell vs. Colum... See More
January 25, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 25, 1902 Front page illustration of Macmonnies's Statue of General Slocum; full page photo of Curious Fish at the New York Aquarium; Prince Henry's Coming Visit to America; full page illustration of "Broadway in a Blizzard; Senator Depew's Wedding with photos; full page photos American Independence; full page photo "A N... See More
February 15, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 15, 1902 Frontpage illustration "Snow-Bound" by Vosburgh; doublepage photos of The New Home of the Society of the Lying-In Hospital; fullpage photo The Donor and Trustees of the Carnegie University; fullpage illustration "A Visit to the Studio"; The Higher Education of the Horse with photos; fullpage photo A Royal Mother; fullpage &q... See More
February 22, 1902
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 22, 1902 Frontpage photo Princess Henry of Prussia; The Harvard Astronomical observatory in Peru with photos; fullpage photo of The Composer of "Manru" - Ignace Jan Paderewski; fullpage photo The German Suspended Mono-Rail System; College Girls and Basket-Ball; fullpage photo Mrs. Craig Biddle; doublepage centerfold "A Morning Rece... See More
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