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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
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
April 26, 1876
NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1876 Page 4 under: "The National Game" has a brief but historical report about the first National League game played in New York.
The report reads: "The game on the Union Grounds yesterday between the Mutual and Boston clubs was a great surprise to all who witnessed it. At the conclusion of the eighth inning the score stood 6 to 2 in favor... See More
November 4, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 4, 1847 Page 2 begins with a very lengthy editorial on: "The War With Mexico". Additionally page 3 has: "Further Details of Late Events In Mexico".
Page 3 has a full column taken up with "Army Court Martial - Case of Lieut. Col. Fremont". Fremont was convicted in court-martial for mutiny and insubordination o... See More
Item #636874(10) WORLD WAR II: "The Star" and "Evening Press" newspapers from Guernsey in the Channel Islands. Ten issues of a bona-fide Nazi newspaper published in English for the residents of this English Channel island during the Nazi occupation. All issues date from 1940 thru early 1945. The images shown are representative of what you will receive.
February 13, 1909
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 13, 1909 The color cover of Abraham Lincoln (by Stanton Palmer) is not included. However, all other Lincoln related coverage (prints and text), as shown in the images, are present - including the standard cover with which includes Abraham Lincoln.
This issue has photos and an article of "Lincoln's Last Hours" and an illustration of... See More
May 28, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 28, 1864 The full front page is taken up with a nice print of: "Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock". There is much reporting on the war with articles: "Our Armies" "The Dead Heroes" "The Army of the Cumberland" "The Early Hopes of the Rebels" "The Army of the Potomac" "The Battles in the Wil... See More
May 12, 1949
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., May 12, 1949
* Israel joins the United Nations (1st report)
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica
The front page has an article headed: "UN ADMITS ISRAEL WITH 37-12 VOTE" with subhead. (see)
Complete in 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More
May 17, 1779
THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, May 17, 1779 This is an uncommon broadside newspaper, single sheet and printed on one side only. The focus of this issue is on naval victories off the Brittany coast of France. Measures 7 3/4 by 12 inches, very nice condition.
Item #662742EL PASO INTERNATIONAL TIMES, El Paso, Texas, July 14, 1896
* Very rare Southwestern title
Filled with various news of the day. Page 3 has a nice illustrated baseball advertisement.
Four pages, printed on uncommonly thick-stock newsprint, good condition.
November 4, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 4, 1871
* Great Chicago Fire of 1871
Full ftpg: "Chicago In Ruins--Laying The Cornerstone of the First Building After the Fire" plus 3 other fullpgs. of fire scenes and a dramatic doublepage centerfold on the "Ruin & Desolation Of Chicago" (small binding holes here).
A great issue on the Chicago fire.Also a dramatic fullpg: &... See More
October 8, 1885
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 8, 1885 Page 8 has a terrific--and very rare--graphic showing prints of each of the: "St. Louis Browns--American Association Champions" of baseball. Each is numbered & named, which include notables such as Latham, Gleason and Comiskey.
There is also a great article headed: "The Champion Browns" "A Monster Demonstration in Honor of ... See More
November 20, 1966
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, November 20, 1966
* Notre dame Fighting Irish
* Michigan State Spartans
* College football classic
The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "NOTRE DAME AND MICHIGAN STATE PLAY 10-10 TIE" with subhead and large photo of the game-tying field goal. Much more on page 3 with two more related photos... See More
June 17, 1919
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 17, 1919
* 19th Amendment ratification (NY)
* Women's suffrage - Woman
The front page has one column headlines that include: "WOMAN SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT WINS IN LEGISLATURE", "Unanimous Vote is Given For It in Senate and Assembly" "Sixth State To Ratify" and more. (see) First report coverage on the state of New York rat... See More
March 3, 1969
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 3, 1969
* Concorde's very first maiden flight
* Supersonic passenger airliner - airplane
Near the bottom of the front page is a four column photo with heading: "Supersonic Concorde Liner Successful in 28-Minute Maiden Flight" First report coverage on the very 1st flight of the Concorde, a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger airliner.
Complete with ... See More
October 31, 1864
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 31, 1864
* Nevada gains statehood
* American Civil War
Although the front page is replete with Civil War reports, the most historically significant item in this issue is found on page 4, headed: "The New State Of Nevada" with the complete text being: "By the President of the United States, A PROCLAMATION" bringing Nevada into the U... See More
May 11, 1948
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 11, 1948
* Creating the Jewish state of Israel
* Jews - Judaica - Palestine
The top of page 19 contains an early report concerning the soon-to-be-announced statehood for Israel, headed: "Jews to Proclaim State Despite U.S." with subhead: "U.N. Assembly Held Limited to Recognizing Accomplished Facts--Questions Asked" and begins: "Despite... See More
May 9, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 9, 1865 All columns on all pages area black-bordered due to the Lincoln assassination. The ftpg. has: "SHERMAN" "His Army Homeward Bound" "The Quickest March on Record" "Scenes Along the Route" "Enthusiasm of the Colored People" and "Events Subsequent To The Surrender".
Page 5 has: "The Assassinatio... See More
May 8, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 8, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln's assassination
* Springfield, Illinois funeral train
All columns on all pages are black-bordered for the death of Abraham Lincoln. The top of the ftpg. has: "THE ASSASSINATION" "Stir Among the Traitors in Canada" "Flight of Sanders & Tucker" "Whereabouts of the Head Rebel" "He L... See More
February 21, 1933
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 21, 1933.
* 18th Amendment - prohibition end imminent
* House votes to repeal - 21st Amendment - Blaine Act
The front page has a great banner headline: "STATES TO HURRY DRY REPEAL" with subheads. Nice for display. More on page 4. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depressio... See More
October 20, 1900
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 20, 1900 Mr. Bryan's Confession of Defeat and some of his Fallacies; The Advance on Peking; Tientsin To-Day; doublepage centerfold "A Providential Encounter" by Stevens; Sixth Open Golf Championship of the United States; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1749 Of significant interest is: "Of the Method of Passing Rivers in Peru" which has a related full page plate with rare prints of the indigenous people of Peru, including: "A Spanish Woman of Quito", "An Indian Palla, or Lade", "An Indian Barber", and more (see images).... See More
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Item #667879THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773
The article: "An Epitome of the Voyage Round the World by Lt. Cook, Accompanied by Mr. Banks & Dr. Solander" takes nearly 7 pages and begins: "The voyage abounds with so many interesting & entertaining particulars, relative to new discoveries, that in our epitome we have but slightly touched on what is said of the m... See More
May 14, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1863
* Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
* From wound at Battle of Chancellorsville
The feature of this issue is the report on page 4 of the death of famed Confederate General Stonewall Jackson. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "OBITUARY" "Official Announcement of the Death of Stonewall Jackson" "IMPORTANT FROM ... See More
October 22, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 3, 1898 For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast this issue has two significant advertisements.
First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is for their toy "Electric Railways, $3.50 to $7." Carlisle & Finch was the creator of the very firs... See More
November 6, 1861
NEW YORK HERALD, November 6, 1861 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with two large Civil War maps: "The Great Naval And Military Expedition" and also: "Map of the Coast from Georgetown, S. C., to Savannah, Georgia, Showing Bullet Bay, Charleston, St. Helena Sound & Port Royal Entrance."
Among the ftpg. column heads on the war are: "Our Great Armada" "News ... See More
Item #657446THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, November, 1692 This is a very uncommon periodical published during the reign of King William III, formatted something like a pamphlet but definitely a periodical, with the more extended title reading: "... Containing all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military... See More
August 12, 1982
LOS ANGELES TIMES, August 12, 1982
* Earliest "Pink Floyd - The Wall" advertisement ?
* Pre-grand opening day movie premiere (eve)
* Live-action/animated musical drama film
A terrific issue on the pre-premiere of the motion picture hit "Pink Floyd - The Wall" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment i... See More
May 28, 1941
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1941.
* German Battleship Bismarck sunk
* HMS Hood revenged - World War II
* German Battleship Bismarck sunk
* HMS Hood revenged - World War II
The front page has a six column heading: "Here's Official Story of Sinking of Bismarck" with subheads. Some related photos and maps on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.... See More
August 14, 1945
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, Aug. 15, 1945 In very huge letters above the masthead is: "E X T R A" with the banner headline announcing the long-awaited news: "WAR OVER ! SAYS TRUMAN; MacARTHUR TO RULE JAPS" with related subheads including: "5,000,000 GIs to Get Release In 18 Months"
Complete in 20 pages, very nice condition.... See More
August 20, 1943
SAN FRSANCISCO CHRONICLE, Aug. 20, 1943 The top of page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous--but now very notable--report headed: "The Kennedys Shout In Joy Over News of Son" with the report noting how the news was received that there son, John F. Kennedy, had survived the incident where his PT boat was cut in half by a Japanese destroyer.
This incident was the now-famous sinking of hi... See More
March 24, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 24, 1865
* Battle of Bentonville NC
* William T. Sherman
* Last days of the Civil War
The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "FIELD OF OPERATIONS IN NORTH CAROLINA." The balance of the front page is taken up with Civil War reports with heads including: "Another Rebel 'Victory ! ' " "A Engagement Between She... See More
March 26, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1859 On pages 4-5 is an article titled: "THE SIGH FROM THE TUILERIES", which was written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector to own an original/authentic newspape... See More
March 25, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, March 25, 1859
* Karl Marx - German revolutionary socialist
On page 4 there is a 1/2 of a column entitled: "PEACE OR WAR", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collec... See More
February 18, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb, 18, 1859 Starting half way through the 1st column on page 6 and continuing for 1 column is: "LOUIS NAPOLEON'S POSITION", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for a collector t... See More
January 6, 1859
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 6, 1859 Starting near the midpoint of the 2nd column on page 3 and continuing for 1.5 columns is: "THE QUESTION OF THE IONIAN ISLANDS", which is written by Karl Marx. Although unsigned, it is identified as his writing on the same site - which also prints the text of the article.
Note: This is an interesting issue which provides the opportunity for... See More
April 20, 1867
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, April 20, 1867
* Kit Carson - frontiersman
In 33 years of selling rare newspapers I recall only seeing one image of Kit Carson in a newspaper, and this is it. See the photos for the nice front page image captioned: "Kit Carson, the Celebrated Explored & Indian Agent...". On an inside page is an article on him headed: &qu... See More
April 20, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1861 The front page shows: "Hon. Charles F. Adams, U.S. Minister to England" as well as a view of: "The Confederate Batteries Opposite Fort Pickens, Florida". Inside has a full page 5 panel print of: "Commander Dahlgren, U.S.N. and the Dahlgren Gun", and a full page of: "The Washington Navy-Yard With Shad Fisheries I... See More
November 28, 1857
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 28, 1857 The front page article: 'Dr. Livingstone's Discoveries in Africa' includes a nice nearly half-page illustration of the famous 'The Victoria Falls of the Leeambye or Zambesi River, Called by the Natives Mosyoatunyo (Smoke-Sounding)'.
A text article "The Mormon War" which is dealing with the quarrel over hostility ... See More
Item #663335THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779 The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and ... See More
April 3, 1865
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 3, 1865
* Battle of Five Forks - Last important fight of Civil War
* Petersburg VA Virginia - Day Richmond would fall
* Last week prior to Robert E. Lee's surrender
This was the day the Confederate capital of Richmond was taken by the Yankees. See the photos for the great front page, featuring a large Civil War map headed: "THE DECISIVE BATTLE OF T... See More
October 5, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 5, 1864
* Rare title from the origin of the Civil War
* Siege of Petersburg campaign - U.S. Grant
Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "From Our Army In Georgia" "The Movements Above Richmond--A Victory in Western Virginia" "From Grant's Army at Petersburg" "General Hardee" and more.... See More
May 30, 1863
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 30, 1863 The front page has a print of: "The Tug 'Rumsey' Accoutred For Running the Rebel Batteries at Vicksburg" with a related article. Prints inside include a small: "Map of the Vicinity of Vicksburg & Jackson, Mississippi, Showing the Theatre of General Grant's Operations"; two prints of: "Banks's Campa... See More
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