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Item #642816THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1771
* HMS Endeavour - Royal Navy
* Captain James Cook
* 1st voyage of South Pacific
The prime content is likely an article reviewing a book titled: "A Journal of a Voyage round the World in his Majesty's Ship Endeavour in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771..." which takes over 2 1/2 pages on Capt. James Cook's explo... See More
December 9, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 9, 1865 The full front page shows the: "Grand Reception of Lieutenant-General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City". Other full page prints inside include: "Lieutenant-General Ulysses S. Grant" and "Reception of Lieutenant General Grant at the Fifth Avenue Hotel--Guests in the Refreshment Room".
The double... See More
January 1, 1776
THE SCOTS MAGAZINE, Edinburgh, January 1776 The ftpg. has: "An Abstract of the Act to Prohibit all Trade & Intercourse with the Colonies of New Hampshire, etc."
Of special note is a full printing of the heated response of Continental Congress to the King declaring the colonies to be in a state of open rebellion, dated: "Philadelphia, December 6". Some of the great te... See More
November 3, 1956
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, November 3, 1956
* "Wizard of OZ" movie classic
* Debuts on television in color
* Judy Garland - Dorothy
* Ruby slippers turn red for 1st time
Page 21 has a historic advertisement in television history for debut of the iconic movie "Wizard of OZ" This advertisement measures 9 x 7 inches. The 1939 movie was a somewhat failure in theaters at the t... See More
May 28, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 28, 1863 A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes a brief item headed: "Military Appointments" noting those for Generals A.P. Hill and Ewell. The ftpg. also has quite a few Acts of the Confederate Congress. The back page has a nice editorial which begins: "The Northern journals just received are marvel... See More
Item #667846GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1778 The first article is: "Lord North's Propositions for Peace with America" taking over 4 pages. There is also a very lengthy item: "Extracts from the Congress Accounts of the Northern Expedition" which takes over 6 pages with terrific reading & includes a letter signed: Horatio Gates.
There is great reading in:... See More
April 21, 1670
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 21, 1670 The front page has an item noting: "Yesterday arrived here the John of Topsham from Virginia, laden with Tobacco bound for Holland. Also two ships from Plymouth, one of them bound for Guiny; the other for New England."
And the bkpg. has a bit about a slave ship: "Arrived lately in the Downs the Adventure from Jamaica, informing that... See More
January 30, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 30, 1863 A nice newspaper from not only the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederate states. Among the front page reports are: "The War In the East" "City Intelligence" "the White Flag" "Castle Thunder Items" "What the Yankee Soldiers Say & Think of the War--Growing Sick of the Job of Crus... See More
July 9, 1887
PRESCOTT MORNING COURIER, Arizona (Territory), July 9, 1887 From 25 years before Arizona would become a state. Articles include: "The Opium Habit" "Lynching in Oregon" "Two Men Killed by Caving Earth" and more.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, new agent's stamp in the masthead, tape at the inside spine, good condition.
June 8, 1934
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1934
* John Dillinger gang
* Tommy Carroll killed
* Best title to be had ?
The front page has a great banner headline: "3 SHOT BY BLACK HAND; 1 DEAD" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page. First report coverage on American bank robber Tommy Carrol being shot & killed by police. When it comes to gangsters, org... See More
November 9, 1904
NEW YORK AMERICAN, Nov. 9, 1904
* Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt
* Presidential election (1st report)
A terrific item for display and rarely offered with banner headline: "ROOSEVELT LANDSLIDE" with various subheads and large photo of Roosevelt.
However condition warrants this issue to be handled carefully as one would expect from this time period. Incomplete issue con... See More
November 29, 1683
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 29, 1683 Page 2 contains a report from Westminster reading: "This day Algernon Sidney Esq., was brought from the Tower to the King's Bench Bar, where sentence of Death was passed upon him as in cases of High Treason." He would be beheaded in a few days. Sidney was much involved in the military & politics, ultimately to be implicated in the ... See More
June 22, 1915
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1915 The Leo Frank case has become well known in American history for several reasons, not the least of which being the several film and television depictions of the trial, but also because Frank was a Jewish-American businessman, his case turning the spotlight on antisemitism in the United States and led to the founding of the Anti-Defamation League. There was a... See More
August 16, 1864
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 16, 1864
* Battle of Mobile Bay, Alabama
* Rear Admiral David Farragut
The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map taking up more than half of the page, headed: "MAP OF THE BAY OF MOBILE---THE SCENES OF FARRAGUT'S VICTORY". The remainder of the front page has various related reports on the Civil War with more inside as well.
Eight pages, b... See More
September 28, 1776
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Sept. 28, 1776
* British moving onto New York - Long Island
* American Revolutionary War - William Howe
Page 2 has a report from New York mentioning: "We hear that Carleton is indefatigable in transporting some large vessels to the lakes in order to protect his troops..." with mention of General Howe, Crown Point & Ticonderoga. Another ite... See More
August 8, 1945
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, 5th WAR EXTRA, Aug. 8, 1945
* Atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan
* World War II ending - surrender nears
* Russia declares war on Japan
Within the masthead is a four column heading: "One Atom Bomb Kills 150,000 in Nip City" with subhead. Also a nice banner headline in bold white lettering within a black background: "RUSSIA PROCLAIMS WAR AG... See More
November 22, 1669
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 22, 1669
* Among the earliest of English language newspapers
The front page has a report from Constantinople noting: "The Jews of this place are much afflicted for the loss of their brethren and goods taken by the Barbary corsairs, and despair of reparation, being since informed that the ship was foundred [sic] in the sea and perished with all its... See More
September 8, 1877
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 8, 1877 The ftpg. features: "Burial of the Remains of Custer's Companions in Death", killed with General Custer by Sitting Bull at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Inside has a full page with 3 scenes of: "Across the Continent--The Platte River Valley from Fremont to Columbus, Nebraska", plus another page with text ... See More
April 14, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 14, 1862 A great issue on the historic Battle of Shiloh, or Battle of Pittsburg Landing. The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed map headed: "THE BATTLE OF PITTSBURG---SITUATION IN THE SOUTH-WEST".
Also many column heads on the Civil War including: "The Battle In Tennessee" "Latest From Pittsburg" "Rebel Accounts ... See More
February 25, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 25, 1862 The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements. Page 2 includes the always interesting editorial, this one beginning: "It is not well that a brave people, struggling for liberty & life, should permit their backs to be menaced by sneaking traitors or by cowards, who are all traitors. The Confederacy has not maintained its auth... See More
Item #642766THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1756
* France declaration of war w/ England
* Early America
The issue begins with a: "...Satyrical Description & character of the Celebrated M. de Voltaire...".
Page 4 has an interesting item on the "French King's Declaration of War" which is essentially their justification for going to war against England in wha... See More
June 29, 1864
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, June 29, 1864 Page 4 has an historic report headed "The Presidential Nomination" "Mr. Lincoln's Acceptance" with the text taking over a full column and signed in type: Abraham Lincoln. Obviously this was the step necessary for him to be on the Republican ballot for the general election in November, which he won, only to be assassinated the month afte... See More
July 23, 1881
THE VALLEY REVIEW, Lodi, Calif. July 23, 1881
* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang
* Rock Island railroad train robbery
Page 2 has a report headed: "The Missouri Train Robbery", being the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery at Winston by Jesse James & his gang. The report includes in part: "...four rough appearing men got on the train with handkerchiefs held ab... See More
Item #642778GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the site of present-day Kingston, Ontario.
The report begins: &... See More
May 27, 1865
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 27, 1865 The front page features "Lewis Payne the Assassin" under guard, with text headed: "Capture of Davis", "Payne the Assassin" and "President Lincoln's Burial".
Inside includes a dramatic full page: "Charge of the Ninth Army Corps on Fort Mahone, April 3, 1865". A full page features a half page ill... See More
July 14, 1938
NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 14, 1938.
* Aviator Howard Hughes
* Airplane flight around World
* Ends in success (1st report)
The front page features a nice banner headline: "HUGHES HOME--Rounds World In 3 Days 19 Hrs." with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Great for display. More on page 2 with another related photo.
Complete with all 32 pages, light toning and very minor w... See More
December 25, 1938
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, Dec. 25, 1938
* The year in sports for the year of 1938 w/ photos
* Seabiscuit - Joe Louis - Lou Gehrig & much more
This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here.
Complete sport's section only with all 10mpages, rag edition in nice condition... See More
October 8, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 8, 1864 Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Good News from the Valley--Sheridan Retreating Before Early" "Another Victory Below Richmond" "Fort Delaware" "From Hood's Army" "Latest Northern Reports--Glorious Successes of Price's Army" and more.
Some war items on the back pa... See More
February 10, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 10, 1900 Full page Remington: "The War In South Africa - A Close Call For Rimington's Scouts". Doublepage centerfold illustration "Lincoln's Address At Gettysburg, November 19, 1863". This also contains numerous news articles of the day. See photos for full details.
Karl Marx as a newspaper reporter (with signature)... "The Italian Insurrection-British Politics..."
March 1, 1853
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 1, 1853
* Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist
Article begins on pg. 6 and continues for roughly 1.5 columns. The article is titled "The Italian Insurrection-British Politics" which is written by Karl Marx, and is appropriately signed in type: Karl Marx. See images for portion.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provide... See More
April 25, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 25, 1863 The front page includes: "From Suffolk" "How The Reverse At Charleston Was Received in New York--Gloomy Forebodings of The War", "Resources Of Our Southern Fields & Forests", "From Fredericksburg" "City Intelligencer" and other smaller items.
The back page includes the always interesting ... See More
Item #649252THE LONDON CHRONICLE. A collection of ten issues, one from each year 1763 thru 1772, crossing the critical period from the just prior to the Stamp Act to just before the outbreak of the pre-Revolutionary War tensions. Each 8 pages & in nice condition.
August 18, 1894
HARPER'S WEEKLY, August 18, 1894. Full front page is nice: 'Sunday Afternoon in Chinatown, Los Angeles--Singing Hymns in the Street'. Full page with 5 photos of: 'The Penna. Institution for the Deaf & Dumb at Mt. Airy'. Great three-quarter pg. illus. with 9 illus. of: 'Social Studies Behind the Scenes at Buffalo Bill's' is a Remington, and includes several India... See More
Item #667888GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1779 This issue leads off with reports on the debates in Parliament, which include discussion on the Revolutionary War, including: "...the conduct of the army under the command of Gen. Howe; he seized the opportunity of painting in the blackest colours the ingratitude of the Americans; & concluded with exhorting the House to unanimity in p... See More
April 29, 1864
THE LIBERATOR, Boston, April 29, 1864 A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jesus breaking the bonds of the oppressors, and a slave family about to depart for their journey to emancipation.
Among the ftpg. items: "Greeley Vs. Lincoln" &... See More
November 23, 1864
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 23, 1864
* John Wilkes Booth & his brothers: together for this one time
* Assassin of President Lincoln in advertisement
Although the front page, and pages within, contain various reports on the Civil War and other events across the country and the world, perhaps the most intriguing item in this newspaper is an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical ... See More
September 4, 1972
THE RALEIGH TIMES, North Carolina, September 4, 1972
* Bobby Fischer wins World title
* 1st American to achieve this
* Boris Vasilievich Spassky
The top of page 18 has a four column heading: "Fischer OKs return match 'if prize pool is high enough" with photo of Fischer. (see) Coverage on Bobby Fischer winning the World chess championship.
Complete with 40+ pages, a few bindi... See More
December 5, 1859
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 5, 1859
* John Brown's execution
* Raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia
A great issue concerning the John Brown/Harper's Ferry affair, with over half of page 5 taken up with related content. The top of a column has: "JOHN BROWN'S INVASION" with subheads including: "John Brown's Remains" "The Execution of Capt. Brown&... See More
March 19, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 19, 1863
* From the capital of the Confederacy
* Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart
The front page has some nice war-related content including items: "From Fredericksburg" "From Fredericksburg--The Ball Opened--The Enemy Cross The River, But Are Driven Back With Great Loss" which has much details and also includes three dis... See More
March 10, 1988
LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 10, 1988
* Andy Gibb death
* English singer - teen idol
* Early, same day 1st report
The front page has a two column heading: "Singer Andy Gibb, Brother of Bee Gees, Dies at 30" with photo. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry.
The complete first section only with pages 1-34. Nice condition.... See More
October 22, 1864
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 22, 1864.
* Abraham Lincoln Thanksgiving Proclamation
* Battle of Cedar Creek - Gen. Philip Sheridan
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: "Thanksgiving Day"(signed in type: Abraham Lincoln) "OFFICIAL BULLETIN" "Add... See More
May 8, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1864
* Battle of the Wilderness w/ maps
* Robert E. Lee vs. Ulysses S. Grant
The ftpg. is dominated by a quite large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "IMPORTANT OPERATIONS ON JAMES RIVER. Major General Butler's Landing on the South Side of the River---The Approaches to the Rebel Capital." There is much related text & column headlines... See More
February 7, 1873
THE PIOCHE DAILY RECORD, Nevada, Feb. 7, 1873 The first settlement of the area was in 1864 with the opening of a silver mine, but it was abandoned when Indians launched a series of raids and massacres. It was resettled in 1868 and François Pioche bought the town in 1869. By the early 1870s, it had grown to become one of the most important silver-mining towns in Nevada.
Because of the... See More
September 30, 1959
LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, Sept. 30, 1959 The banner headline announces: "L.A. DODGERS CHAMPIONS ! " with a related subhead and two large photos of the last game. This was their National League championship & they would go on to win the World Series over the Chicago White Sox, the first championship for the Dodgers since they moved out of Brooklyn the previous year. Great to hav... See More
July 5, 1862
DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 5, 1862 Among the ftpg. reports on the Civil War are: "List of Casualties in the Recent Battle Before Richmond" "On to Richmond--What a Paroled Prisoner Said" "The Capture of the Battery at Eilyson's Mills" "Retaliation for Northern Outrages".
Inside has much on the war including: "The Battles Below Ri... See More
Item #642040SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England.
* President George Washington
* State of the Union Address
Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Followi... See More
Item #642031SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December... See More
Item #640282SUPPLEMENT FOR THE YEAR 1793 for Gentleman's Magazine, England. Within this supplement issue, which was published at the end of the year, is a very historic document being Washington's annual state-of-the-union address for 1793, which was the first year of his second term of office. It has a banner heading: "The Following Speech of the President of the American Congress, December 3, 1... See More
Item #667924HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, July 1894 This issue contains numerous articles including "The Golden House"; "The President at Home" which includes illustrations of Presidents Lincoln and Grant; "Specimen Jones" which is illustrated by Frederic Remington; "My First Visit to New England"; "An Australian's Impressions of America&qu... See More
February 24, 1848
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington (D.C.), Feb. 24, 1848
* President John Quincy Adams death
* Best title to be had ?
Page 3 has at the top center: "Death Of Ex-President Adams" with the report beginning: "The venerable Patriot and Statesman, John Quincy Adams, expired at the Capitol last evening...He lingered...insensible & unconscious from the period of his attack... See More
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