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Discounted Issues (as priced), through October 15, 2018!
The following issues have been discounted by 50% through October 15, 2018. Prices shown reflect the discount.
May 29, 1923
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 29, 1923
* Mediumship - mediums exposed
* Spiritualism - spirits
The front page has one column headlines that include: "SPIRIT PHENOMENA EXPOSED AS FAKES BY ELECTRICAL TRAP" "Here Are the Results of the First Scientific American Test of a Medium" "'Psychic Wonders' All His" "Hidden Devices Showed He Left His Chair 15 Times t... See More
Item #607354HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1879 Featured in this issue is an article "Present Tendencies of American Art" in which an illustration by Winslow Homer entitled "Sail-Boat" is included. Other articles are: A Few Sea-Birds;The Coast Survey; The English Home of the Washingtons; Berg Und Thal; English and American Locomotives; and other additional storie... See More
May 21, 1927
THE DAILY REPUBLICAN, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1927
* Charles Lindbergh's historic Transatlantic flight
* Spirit of St. Louis - airplane solo
The front page has one column headings: "LINDBERGH SEEN 100 MILES FROM IRISH COAST" "Sighted By a Vessel at 12:10 Greenwich Time; Will Reach Paris at 8 O'Clock" See image for brief text here. Historic... See More
December 2, 1973
THE NEWS AND OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, December 2, 1973
* David Ben-Gurion death
* Israel founder
The front page has a four column heading: "Ben-Gurion Dies at 87" with small photo. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of founder and Prime Minister of Israel, David Ben-Gurion.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day, Complete in a 50+ page Sunday edition, sm... See More
Item #607276THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1737
* Ad regarding John Peter Zenger's "freedom of the press" trial
The back page has a small note of the publishing of a book, reading: "The Tryal of John Peter Zenger, who was lately tried & acquitted for printing and publishing a Libel against the Government." This is the famed Zenger trial--publisher of the New... See More
Item #607942HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, November, 1889 "The Mexican Army" article contains fourteen illustrations of various sizes by Frederic Remington. Other articles within the issue are: "York"; "At Grande Anse"; "A Century of Hamlet" which includes illustrations of Junius Brutus Booth and Edwin Booth, father and brother of John Wilkes Booth, ... See More
June 20, 1966
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 20, 1966
* Ed Wynn death
* Vaudeville era comedian
The front page is a two column heading: "Actor Ed Wynn Dies at Age 79" and photo of Wynn. (see) 1st report coverage on the death of American comedian and actor, Ed Wynn.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pages, nice condition.... See More
January 23, 1934
THE GALVESTON DAILY NEWS, Galveston, Texas, January 23, 1934
* Robert "Big Bob" Brady killed
* Oklahoma outlaw - bank robber
The front page has a nice banner headline: "POSSE KILLS BRADY, CAPTURES THREE" with subheads: "Big Boy Dies Fighting As Group Caught In Open Field" and more with photo of Brady (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the ki... See More
October 11, 1927
THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1927 The sports have has 3 full-figure photos of: "Paul Waner" "Frankie Frisch" and "Lou Gehrig" with the heading: "Gehrig, P. Waner and Frisch Leading Contenders For 'Most Valuable Player' Honors In Major Leagues". There is nice text on each, one bit noting: "...Columbia Lou gave Babe Ruth a hot ... See More
January 6, 1914
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Omaha, Nebraska The front page features a column-wide headline "Ship Breaks In Two Without A Warning And Dozens Perish" with subheads "Stern Section of Oil Tank Steamer Oklahoma Sinks with Thirty-Two of Crew", "Wireless Tells of Disaster", "Bavaria Captain Reports Eight Rescued from Derelict", "Forepart Floats On Waves", ... See More
September 21, 1925
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, September 21, 1925
* L. Q. Ivy negro lynching
* New Albany, Mississippi
The front page has two column headings: "MISSISSIPPI NEGRO CREMATED AT STAKE FOR ATTACK ON GIRL" "Mob Takes Prisoner From Sheriff, Pours Oil on Fiend and Roasts Him Alive" 1st report coverage on the lynching of negro L. Q. Ivy in New Albany, Mississippi.
Other ne... See More
December 2, 1938
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 2, 1938
* Midvale UT school bus - train disaster
* Riverton & South Jordan Utah children
This 48 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "23 Killed in School Bus Hit By Train in Utah in Storm" "Fast Freight Strikes Vehicle Which Had Stopped and Then Driven on Tracks--Driver Dead--17 Children Hurt" Lengthy text continues... See More
August 24, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, August 24, 1879
*James Dobbins & Michael Burns duel
* P. T. Barnum - trying to improve public morals
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A DUEL TO THE DEATH" "The Principals Farmers, and Both Killed" "One of the Most Desperate Affairs o... See More
December 1, 1938
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1938
* Jewish holocaust
* Curfew placed on Jews
* Nazi Germany
This 48 newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "JEWS' MOVEMENTS LIMITED BY NAZIS" "Decree Forbids Appearances in Public at Certain Times--Suicides Reported Rising" 1st report coverage on Reinhard Heydrich issuing an ordinance on Jews and more.
Other news, s... See More
December 2, 1852
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, December 2, 1852
* Junius Brutus Booth death (1st report)
* Patriarch of family of tragedians - actors
* John Wilkes & Edwin's father
The front page has a small heading: "Death of Mr. Booth the Tragedian" See image for very brief report here. Unfortunate for the small article here but still a 1st report in this venerable newspaper title.
Other news ... See More
February 8, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1932
* Vincent "Mad Dog" Coll killed
* American mobster hitman
* Dutch Shultz mob war
The front page has one column headlines: "COLL IS SHOT DEAD IN A PHONE BOOTH BY RIVAL GUNMEN", "Gang Chief Riddled by Machine-Gun Fire in West 23d Street Drug Store", "Killers Escape In Chase" and more (see photos)... See More
May 6, 1970
THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Hays, Kansas, May 6, 1970 The front page of the issue carries a four column headline "Campus Protest Wave Spreads" which is reference to the protest occurring at the colleges and university across the nation over President Nixon's Cambodian policy and the recent Kent State killings. This also shows a photo of the protest at the Fort Hays State campus.
Insi... See More
October 31, 1863
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 31, 1863 The front page of the issue features a large illustration "Coon's Breech-Loading Cannon" which has an accompanying article. Also within the issue is "Town's Improvement in Last Machines", "Andrus's Patent Beehive" and additional articles, illustration and advertisements.
This is complete in 16 pages wi... See More
January 21, 1997
THE WASHINGTON POST, Jan. 21, 1997 At the very top is: "Special Inauguration Edition" with 3 front page photos on the inauguration of President Clinton. The banner headline: "Clinton Urges an End to Divisions".
Contains sections A and D. Very nice, clean condition.
September 25, 1856
NEW YORK OBSERVER, Sept. 25, 1856
* Bleeding Kansas
* Missouri border invasion
* War on slavery
Page 3 has an item datelines: "Lawrence, K.T. [Kansas Territory], Sept. 15" which includes: "...2800 men...destined to attack Lawrence...About 500 remain preparing to fight in our fortifications..." with more on "bleeding Kansas" (see).
Four pages, very nice ... See More
September 30, 1820
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 30, 1820
* Lafitte the pirate
The back page contains a very brief yet interesting item reading: "Lafitte's armed brig is in the river--the crew having mutinied and put her officers on shore, brought her in, and delivered her up to the officers of the customers at the Balize." which was provided by the the New Orleans Advertiser newsp... See More
May 11, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 11, 1889 This issue has a wealth of prints relating to the centennial celebration of the inauguration of Washington as the first President, with scenes of the parade, buildings in New York City, and more.
A double issue with 32 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some minor tears at the spine margins, generally good.
October 24, 1934
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1934
* Jean Piccard ballooning
* Stratosphere flight
The front page has one column headlines that include: "PICCARD BALLOON LANDS IN TREETOP" "Scientists Believe Stratosphere Flight Was Success in Ten-Mile Ascent" "Instruments Uninjured" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues inside with two related photos.
Other news, sports a... See More
June 4, 1942
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 4, 1942.
* Dutch Harbor, Alaska
* Japanese planes
* Battle of Midway eve
The front page has a five column headline: "Stimson Warns More Raids to Come; Will Dutch Harbor Attack Arouse U.S.?" with subhead: "Japanese planes bomb Dutch Harbor Naval Base only once in two visits" and map & photo. (see)
Other news, sports and... See More
August 24, 1937
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1937
* Hayden Planetarium
* "End of the World" show
* Henri Poincare
Page 20 has an editorial with the heading: "End Of The World" at the Hayden Planetarium. See images for text here.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, nice condition.
December 30, 1876
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, December 30, 1876
* Ashtabula River train wreck
* Edgewood, Ohio
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "ANOTHER ANGOLA" "A Train Plunges Through a Bridge" "Death Met in its Most Hideous Forms" "The Passengers Drowned, Burned and Frozen"&nbs... See More
November 20, 1881
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 20, 1881
* Outlaw Ed Maxwell (Williams Brothers)
* Durand, Wisconsin lynching
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 7 has an article headed: "MISERABLE MAXWELL" "The Slayer of the Coleman Brothers Lynched at Durand" and more. (see) Text takes up over one full column.
Com... See More
January 1, 1960
SPACE AGE REPORT, Reseda, California, 1960 This is the vol. 1 number 1 issue of: "The Monthly report to the Classrooms of the Nation - A Bulletin Board Aid for Students & Teachers" as noted in the masthead. This was from the early period of the space race between the U.S.S.R. and the United States, which began in 1957 when the Soviets put the first satellite in space--shocking ... See More
July 16, 1943
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 16, 1943
* Maynard Harrison Smith
* Congressional Medal of Honor
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a three column photo with headline: "Stimson Awards Highest medal to Michigan Hero" (see) 1st report coverage on US Army Air Forces Staff Sergeant, Maynard Harrison Smith, receiving the Medal of Honor.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More
May 11, 1878
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, May 11, 1878
* Charles Francis Ritchel
* One-man dirigible airship
This uncommon 8 page issue has news of the with several interesting advertisements throughout.
Page 3 has an article headed: "A New Flying Machine" "The Experiments Which Were Tried in Philadelphia Yesterday" See images for text here.
Complete, a little margin wear, otherwise... See More
March 12, 1941
THE BOSTON POST, March 12, 1941
* Lend-Lease program signed into law
* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR
The front page has four column headlines that include:
"U.S. AID NOW ON WAY TO GREECE"
and more with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on FDR signing the Lend-Lease program.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, minor margin wear... See More
March 25, 1953
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, March 25, 1953
* Mary of Teck death (1st report)
* Queen mother of United Kingdom
The front page has a nice banner headline: "QUEEN MARY DIES IN LONDON AT 85 Churchill Sobs as He Breaks News to House of Commons" with subheads and photo of Queen Mary. (see)
Other new of the day. Incomplete, containing the 1st section (16 pages) only, all related coverage... See More
May 26, 1922
THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, May 26, 1922
* Babe Ruth & Ban Johnson
* Fight with umpire & fan... Suspended from baseball
The sport's section (page 8) has a banner headline: "Babe Ruth Draws a Suspension for His Childish Act Yesterday" with subheads that include: "Babe Ruth Acts Like A Baby" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on New York Yankees star, B... See More
October 29, 1871
THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 29, 1871
* Mormons - Mormonism
* Brigham Young
Page 7 has one column headlines that include: "TRIBULATIONS OF THE SAINTS" "Herald Special Report from Salt Lake City" "Terrorism Among The Mormons" "Brigham Young A Fugitive" and more. Text takes up a full column.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, mino... See More
July 9, 1856
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 9, 1856
*Chateaugay (town), New York
* Tornado disaster
Page 5 has an article headed: "A Terrible Tornado--Village of Chateaugay in Ruins--Over One Hundred Buildings Destroyed" See image for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
July 31, 1856
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, July 31, 1856
* Steamboat John Jay fire disaster
* Garfield, Vermont - Lake George
The front page has an article headed: "Another Dreadful Steamboat Disaster" "Burning of the Steamer John Jay on Lake George" "Many Lives Lost" and more. See images for text.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More
October 7, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, October 7, 1859
* John LaMountain voyage
* Balloonist - ballooning pioneer
The back page has an article headed: "Voyage Of The Atlantic" "Aeronautic Perils, Privations and Hairbreadth Escapes" "Narrative of John La Mountain" Lengthy text takes up almost 3 full columns and is signed in type: John LaMountain
Other news of the day. Complete ... See More
September 26, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, September 26, 1859
* SS Great Eastern
* Maiden voyage explosion
The front page has an article headed: "Fearful Explosion upon the Great Eastern" "Deplorable Loss Of Life" with smaller subheads. See images for text.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
June 15, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 15, 1861
* Battle of Rich Moutain
* George B. McClellan
* Early in the Civil War
This genuine newspaper has a wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "The Effect of Gen. McClellan's Victory at Rich Mountain" "Surrender of Col.... See More
December 31, 1884
THE LEVER, Chicago, Illinois, Dec. 31, 1884
* Rare title
This was a a pro-prohibition newspaper which advocated against the sale of alcohol. Their motto in the masthead: "No License for the Liquor Traffic in Any Form or for Any Price." Most of the content is themed on this principle.
Eight pages, rejoined at the spine, very nice condition.... See More
December 1, 1880
THE MERRICK COUNTY ITEM, Central City, Nebraska, Dec. 1, 1880
* Uncommon title
Various news of the day from the Midwest with two illustrated ads on the back page promoting the attractiveness of settling in Nebraska, one headed: "Specimen Views Of Union Pacific Railroad Lands In Nebraska...Millions of good Acres yet for Sale at from $3 to $6 per acre." Page 2 has an inconspicu... See More
March 7, 1871
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1871
* Meridian MS Mississippi
* Race riot - Freedmen
* KKK Ku Klux Klan
The bottom of page 5 has small one column heading: "Fatal Affray In Mississippi" See image for brief text here. A very early report here, probably the reason for the short article as details were not fully known as of yet. 1st report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot.... See More
October 15, 1881
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, October 15, 1881
* James A. Garfield assassination
* Charles Guiteau pleads not guilty
Page 5 has one column headlines that include: "Guiteau Arraigned" "The Arch-Assassin Enters a Plea of Not Guilty" and more. (see) Text takes up 2 full columns. 1st report coverage on Charles Guiteau pleading not guilty for the assassination of Presid... See More
July 4, 1879
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, July 4, 1879
* Thomas Edison - telephone
* Menlo Park, New Jersey
Page 2 has an article headed: "Edison's New Telephone" "The Inventor's Latest Machine Exhibited at Menlo Park" See images for text here.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along spine, otherwise nice condition.... See More
October 13, 1871
DAILY MORNING CHRONICLE, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1871 The ftpg. has column heads concerning the Chicago Fire as well as large fires in Michigan and Pishtego, Wisconsin. Also the top of the ftpg. has: "The Ku Klux War" "Proclamation by hte President" "Combinations & Conspiracies" "The South Carolina Kuklux Ordered to Disperse Within Five DAys & Su... See More
November 1, 1876
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 1, 1876
* Battle of Cedar Creek - Montana Territory
* Chief Sitting Bull vs. Nelson A. Miles
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "WELL WHIPPED" "Gen. Miles Successful in a Fight With Sitting Bull" "The Old Scoundrel Would Be Friendly, But Wants... See More
January 8, 1864
WALTHAM SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Jan. 8, 1864 Page 2 has a lengthy description of the New Year's Day festivities at the White House. One bit notes: "...The President appeared to be in excellent health & spirits, & whatever may be his cares & perplexities, he possesses the happy faculty of leaving them when he leaves his office up stairs. He extended his hand cordially, h... See More
October 14, 1937
FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, October 14, 1937
* Al Brady Gang shootout
* Bangor ME Maine
* F.B.I. - G-Men agents
The front page has a three column headline: "Brady Gang Survivor On His way Westward; Destination Kept Secret" with subheads (see photos). Coverage on the famous shootout in Bangor, Maine between the Brady gang and the F.B.I. Nice to have in... See More
October 15, 1886
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, October 15, 1886
* Sabine Pass, Port Arthur, Texas
* Hurricane disaster (1st report)
The front page has one column headings: "TOWN ENGULFED" "Sabine Pass, Texas, Washed Away by a Big Flood" "Fifty People Drowned" "Looking Death in the Face With no Hope of Escape" "The Scenes Of Terror" and more.
O... See More
July 25, 1859
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 25, 1859
* 2nd Italian War of Independence
* Franco-Austrian War ends
The front page has one column headlines that include: "Highly Important News" "PEACE !" "Sudden Conclusion of the Italian War !" "Treaty of Peace Signed Between France and Austria" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the end of the Second Italian War of I... See More
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