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March 17, 1690
THE ATHENIAN GAZETTE, "Resolving Weekly all the most Nice and Curious Question Propos'd by the Ingenious", London, England, March 17, 1690 This was the very first issue of a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England, done in question & answer format. One question: "Whether 'tis lawful for a man to beat his wife?&q... See More
Item #669982THE PRESENT STATE OF EUROPE OR THE HISTORICAL & POLITICAL MONTHLY MERCURY, London, England, July, 1700.
This is an 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: "... Giving an Account of all the Publick and Private Occurrences, Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Military, ... See More
May 24, 1715
THE POST-BOY, London, May 24, 1715 The back page has a brief report mentioning America: "John Floyer, Esq; is appointed Secretary of New-England, in the room of Isaac Addington, lately deceas'd."
A single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, scattered foxing, two handsome engravings in the masthead. Nice condition.
December 20, 1739
THE WARWICK & STAFFORDSHIRE JOURNAL WITH THE HISTORY OF THE HOLY BIBLE, London, Dec. 20, 1739 This is a title I have never seen before prior to acquiring several issues, and is quite rare as such. Records show this title only lasted from late 1737 to mid-1739. Page 2 is entirely taken up with various reports from "London".
A four page newspaper measuring 8 1/2 by 10 3/4 inches... See More
Item #667106THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1745
Over 1 1/2 pages are taken up with: "The case of Carolina Consider'd, with Regard to its Danger of being Invaded, for want of Regular Forces...". This is a great article on the defence of the colonies. Three-quarters of a page are taken up with: "A List of Privateers".
Among other articles are: "Speech on the Report... See More
January 11, 1753
THE SCOURGE, London, Jan. 11, 1753 A very curious and uncommon newspaper from England done in editorial format, popular with other titles at that time as well. It was published "By Oxymel Busby, Esq." as noted in the masthead. This newspaper lasted but 81 issues.
Single column format with 6 pages, 7 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, good condition.
October 26, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 29, 1758, Oct. 26, 1765, Jan. 8, 1767, Oct. 14, 1769, & Jan. 4, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about... See More
May 12, 1766
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (spelled Gloucester today), England, May 12, 1766 The front page has a letter from Quebec as well as a letter from Philadelphia which notes in part: "...every thing relating to the affairs of America was settled, that the Stamp Act would be repealed and requisitions were to be made to the respective colonies for the support of American establishment...".
Fou... See More
Item #670232THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1773 Among the articles in this issue are: "Origin & Progress of Newspapers" which discussion some of the newsbooks & other newspapers of the mid-17th century; "Some Account of the Chinese Temple" which is accompanied by a full page print titled: "The House of Confucius in Kew Gardens".
Also: "An Account ... See More
January 21, 1775
THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 21, 1775 The front page has some reports concerning a meeting of the American Congress in Philadelphia. Page 2 has: "Union of Parties in Defence of American Liberties" and page 3 has some news concerning trade in the West Indies, and a paragraph beginning: "We are just now very busy in erecting batteries, preparing f... See More
January 30, 1777
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 30, 1777
Newspapers from England during the Revolutionary War are interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various news of the day, political reporting and many advertisements as well.
I could find... See More
April 24, 1777
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, April 24, 1777 Page 3 has a report which talks a bit about the captivity of General Lee, a prisoner among the British. Also: "...that General Howe had marched within 6 miles of Phila. but was then met by General Washington with an army of superior force who obliged him to retreat back with a very considerable loss." A few more items.
The back page... See More
December 26, 1778
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Dec. 26, 1778 More than half of page 3 is taken up with various correspondences concerning one of the King's ships containing the Manifesto for Congress, then going to various colonies with it, having been captured, with requests for the prisoners' release, etc. Letters are signed by James Dick, Commissary for Navy Prisoners, Cha. Thomson, Secretary ... See More
January 1, 1779
(5) A lot of five Revolutionary War era (mostly) newspapers: London Gazette, 1778 & 1780; London Chronicle, 1775; and Middlesex Journal, 1772. All complete issues in good condition but I find no notable American content.
August 7, 1779
THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Aug. 7, 1779 The back page has a report noting: "Shortly before the English army evacuated Philadelphia, Washington's out posts were not a mile distant from that town; a party of the American light horse and light infantry were actually in the town with the English army and greatly harassed their retreat."
The front page has: "AMERICAN PR... See More
April 1, 1780
THE TOWN & C0UNTRY MAGAZINE, London, April, 1780 Inside has over 5 pages taken up with a detailed account of the Revolutionary War headed: "The Rise and Progress of the Present Unhappy War in America".
Continuing from the previous issue, this report begins: "Notwithstanding general Gate's behaviour at the time of Burgoyne's army being made prisoners, these brave b... See More
June 1, 1782
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, June, 1782 Near the back is an account noting in part: "Sir Guy Carleton, immediately on his arrival at New York, dispatched a messenger...to Congress with a copy of his commission & the powers vested in him by government for opening a treaty with America..." and ending with: "...that the former friendship subsisting between the two countries ... See More
October 31, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 31, 1782 Page 2 has a letter from New York which includes: "The refugees have abandoned their post at Bergen Point; many of them, perhaps all, are going to Halifax where lands, according to their merits, are to be assigned them..." with more. Page 4 has the 2nd part of the Treaty of Amity & Commerce with The Netherlands.
The bkpg. begins: &q... See More
February 14, 1786
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 14, 1786 An issue from the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War and before the creation of the Constitution & the new federal government.
Various news reports of the day.
The back page has an illustrated ad for a "Hat Manufactory" which shows the iconic tricorne (three corner) hat of the colonial ... See More
May 3, 1786
THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1786 An issue from 3 years before the formal establishment of the new federal government in 1789.
In addition to editorial and news items, inside has a report of a duel fought in New York, reading in part: "...on arriving at the destined spot, they took their distance at 10 paces when Mr. B. desired Mr. C. to fire but he declined, saying '... See More
May 18, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788 Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars."
Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the English stereotype of a Jew from a wea... See More
March 17, 1791
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791 Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Subject of the Cod & Whale Fisheries" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.
Page 3 has another letter signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, plus a letter from Washington, Pennsylvania, mentioning: "...o... See More
November 30, 1792
DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1792 The front page is filled with ads including 23 illustrated ship ads. A few more inside as well.
Various news of the day inside, plus more ads including at least two "Four Dollar Reward" ads, one for a runaway mulatto slave.
Four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, great condition.
May 29, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, May 29, 1793 The front page has the Address Of The Citizens Of Philadelphia, To EDMUND CHARLES GENET, Minister Plenipotentiary From The Republic of France, To The United States", with his Answer signed in type: Genet.
Genêt served as French minister to the United States from 1793 to 1794. His activities in that capacity embroiled the United States and France in a di... See More
January 21, 1795
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795 Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the governor's state-of-the-state address to his legislature, headed: "Address" and signed in type: Samuel Adams. In it he includes reference to the Whiskey Rebellion in a "sister state".
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, handsome mas... See More
April 22, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795 Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a party of land-jobbers from the neighbourhood of Whelin [Wheeling?], have returned there & brought in with them an Indian Scalp. The circumstances as related to us are as follows:..." and the details do follow.
Also: "Extrac... See More
June 29, 1795
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795 Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.
Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.
November 9, 1795
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Nov. 9, 1795 Beyond having one of the more decorative & displayable mastheads of the 18th century, half of the front page is taken up with continued discussion headed: "Features on Mr. Jay's Treaty" with England, a very controversial document which was ultimately signed by President Washington in August.
Four pages,... See More
April 16, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York April 16, 1796 Page 2 has a lengthy letter concerning "the university" in New York, signed by its Chancellor and New York governor: John Jay.
Four pages, nice condition.
November 2, 1796
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1796 The back page contains an article which begins: "John Adams has said...that as Mr. Washington had no children, the Presidency should be made hereditary in the family of Lund Washington [distant cousin of G. W.]...".... See More
The back page also has an ad concerning the sale of land "...in the territory northwest
The back page also has an ad concerning the sale of land "...in the territory northwest
February 8, 1797
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Feb. 8, 1797 Pages 2 & 3 contains a statement of gratitude from the legislature of South Carolina to the merits of George Washington.
Four pages, handsome masthead, some foxing and a bit close-trimmed at some margins, minor fold wear.
October 19, 1797
UNITED STATES CHRONICLE, Providence, Rhode Island, Oct. 19, 1797 One of the more handsome mastheads of the 18th century. Various news tidbits include: "...that La Fayette is at liberty & that his son, who has resided with Gen. Washington, is about departing for Europe in consequence of receiving this pleasing intelligence."
Another item begins: "The story of the reb... See More
February 15, 1808
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808 The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.
Four pages, good condition.
November 25, 1811
THE WASHINGTONIAN, Windsor, Vermont, Nov. 25, 1811 The dominant feature of this issue is the displayable masthead, featuring a large engraving of a heraldic eagle with an 11 inch banner.
Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, concerning: "...the aggression committed by a British ship of war on the U.S. frigate Chesapeake...". This wou... See More
March 10, 1815
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, March 10, 1815 Page 2 has a fine & very detailed account of the naval encounter between the U.S. frigate President and the British ship Endymion, the latter capturing the American frigate. The battle took place several weeks after the Treaty of Ghent, but there is no evidence that the combatants were aware that the war had officially ended.
The report ... See More
May 4, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 4, 1816 Pages 2 and 3 are taken up with a very extensive chart of the: "LAND BATTLES" of the just-ended War of 1812, columns headed "Place of Action" "When Fought" "Commander's Names" and more. The top of page 4 has a chart: "A Comparative View of the Aggregate Loss of the American and British Armies ... See More
November 4, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 4, 1818 Page 2 has a report headed: "Antiquarian Society" which notes that Isaiah Thomas was elected President. Other officers noted s well.
This is the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester.
The ftpg. has: "More Bloodshed" concerning a battle with the Indians in the Alabama Territory.
Four pages, various foxing and some damp staini... See More
June 16, 1832
THE PENNY MAGAZINE, London, June 16, 1832 Although we typically do not give much attention to this British title, this issue has on the front page a nice print of: "The Natural Bridge of Virginia" with the balance of the front page--and a bit of page 2--taken up with a detailed article on it.
Eight pages, 7 1/4 by 11 inches, nice condition.
January 1, 1834
THE INCITER, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December, 1833 A small magazine with a wide variety of content. Included is an article: "A Sketch of the history of America" which provides a brief history of the beginning of America. Also several topics which concern education, with a ftpg. editorial: "To Teachers".
Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condi... See More
June 17, 1837
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 17, 1837 The ftpg. has an article: "Boundary Between the United States and Texas" noting some problems with it. Inside has a detailed report on: "The Dade Massacre", a loss by the U.S. forces against the Seminole Indians.
Sixteen pages, 8 1/4 by 12 inches, tiny pin holes at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More
September 27, 1842
NEW YORK HERALD---EXTRA, Sept. 27, 1842 This is an uncommon single sheet "extra" edition created for the expressed purpose of reporting: "Sentence of JOHN C. COLT, Convicted On The Murder of SAMUEL ADAMS on the 19th September, 1841".
This murder case was quite a sensation at the time, the details easily found on the internet.
Complete as a single sheet issue, very nice ... See More
November 18, 1842
NEW YORK HERALD---EXTRA, Nov. 18, 1842 This is an uncommon single sheet "extra" edition created for the expressed purpose of reporting on the: "Case of John C Colt", which includes a very lengthy letter headed: "Executive Department" at Albany & signed in type: William Seward. Following this is: "Colt's Execution" which is a very lengthy report... See More
August 17, 1853
DAILY OHIO STATESMAN, Columbus, Aug. 17, 1853 The top of page 2 has an article: "A Fugitive At Cincinnati" which reports on the first fugitive slave case in Cincinnati since the enactment of the Fugitive Slave Law in 1850. This is the case of Washington McQuerry, an escaped slave from Kentucky who sought his freedom in Ohio.
Four pages, a very discrete archival mend on page 2, ver... See More
October 5, 1854
THE CALIFORNIA FARMER, San Francisco Oct. 5, 1854 This is quite early for a California newspaper. A nice engraving in the masthead with much of the content having a farming theme, although there are other items as well.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, 12 by 18 inches, staining at the margins with some wear at the folds.
November 26, 1859
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 26, 1859 Page 7 has nearly 3 1/2 columns taken up with very detailed reports under the heading: "John Brown's Invasion", containing a wealth of reporting. The subheads include: "Cook's Confession" "The Virginia Fright" and: "The Pardon Of Cook". Included are several letters signed in type by John Brown and John E. Cooke a... See More
October 6, 1860
DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Oct. 6, 1860 This was obviously a Republican newspaper, as near the top of the front page is campaign ad supporting: "For President, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, of Illinois - For Vice President, HANNIBAL HAMLIN, of Maine" and noting Nov. 6 as the date for the election--the very day of this issue. The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest... See More
January 21, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1862 With the front page taken up with ads, the feature is the back page war map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY & TENNESSEE" with related column heads, including; "Defeat of Zollicoffer's Army" "Fighting All Day" "Gen. Zollicoffer Killed" "Utter Rout of the Rebels" "Heavy Lossl On Both Sides" &... See More
February 21, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1862 The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE DESTROYED BRIDGES IN ALABAMA - Map of the Locality--The Principal Communication of the Southwest with Their Rebel Capital Cut Off--Nashville Completely Isolated--The Loyal Alabamians Rising in Defence of the Union"
Good column heads include: "Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation... See More
Item #670357NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1862 The back page contains the music & lyrics headed: "A Song That Is Now Rather Popular" being the music of what we now know as the "Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the lyrics being the original: "John Brown's body lies a mould'ring in the grave..." and with the more famous chorus: "Glory, Glory, Hallelujah!.... See More
March 2, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 2, 1862 The front page is dominated by a large & very detailed Civil War map headed: "THE WESTERN CAMPAIGN. The Reported Evacuation of Columbus, Kentucky--The Capture of Fayetteville--Island No. 10." There is also a smaller ftpg. map showing "The route taken by the Rebel Army under Price & their Pursuit by Gen. Curtis."
Eight pages, light d... See More
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862 Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.... See More
Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black Scholar" which is quite lengthy.
A tabloid size newspaper from the famo
Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black Scholar" which is quite lengthy.
A tabloid size newspaper from the famo
May 31, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1862 Full ftpg: "Balloon View of the Attack on Fort Darling, in the James River, by Commander Roger's Gun-Boat Flotilla, 'Galena,' Monitor,' etc". Prints inside include: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright..." showing monitors in battle; a full page: "Mobile and Its Defenses" which shows 6 scenes; a full page: &qu... See More
October 2, 1862
THE KANSAS STATE JOURNAL, Lawrence, Oct. 2, 1862 The front page has 2 1/2 columns taken up with considerable detail on the battle of Antietam, the bloodiest day's fighting of the entire Civil War, both sides losing over 10,000 men.
The ftpg. also has: "Pike's Peak Correspondence" from Colorado which takes over 2 columns.
Four pages, nice condition.
April 10, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1863 A wealth of fine ftpg. content on the Civil War, plus there is a small one column map showing the Lake Palourde and Atchafalaya River vicinity.
Among the column heads: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "The Union Forces Landed at Stono" "The President Among The Soldiers" "Mr. Lincoln's... See More
April 14, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863 Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...".
There are great column heads: "SUMTER" "Additional Details from the Herald Special Corres... See More
July 11, 1863
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey July 11, 1863 Page 2 has nearly half a column headed: "Visit to the Battle Field, Gettysburg, Pa., July 9th, 1863. An interesting article from just 5 days after the historic battle.
Other Civil War reports as well.
Four pages, good condition.
October 1, 1863
A lot of six issues from the Civil War: The Sun, Baltimore, 1863; Evening Post, New York, 1864; and four issues of the New York Daily News, 1864. Each has Civil War reporting & complete in 4 or 8 pages. The Daily News has damp staining at the right side, otherwise good condition.
March 5, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".
Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More
July 2, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 2, 1864 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" carrying over to most of pg. 2. Inside pages contain: "General Sherman's Operations" "Marching O... See More
November 11, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864 The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points" "The Rebel Chief Opposes the Arming of the Slaves&qu... See More
November 4, 1869
WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Nov. 4, 1869 The front page has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Memories Of Mormondom" by Rev. Wayland Hoyt, being #3 in a series. Photos show just portion.
Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.
February 1, 1873
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873 This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.
The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More
December 12, 1874
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874 This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.
Sixteen pages, good condition.
July 28, 1876
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, July 28, 1876 Page 2 has nearly half a column article: "The Sort of A Soldier That Custer Was" which is essentially a lengthy letter of congratulations signed by: G. A. Custer from April 9, 1865 to his soldiers of the 3rd Cavalry at Appomattox Court House, the day of Lee's surrender. It's a wonderful letter.
Four pages... See More
May 11, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, May 11, 1878. This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "The Balloon Torpedo" "Eclipse Injector" "Saw Mill Head Block" "Galvanic Battery" "Tricycle" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the illustrations.
The 187... See More
September 7, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878 A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in diameter. It would be formally dedicated in 1886.
Complete in 16 page... See More
November 2, 1878
THE MOUNTAIN MESSENGER, Downieville, California, Nov. 9, 1878 Downieville is a very small town at 3,000 ft. elevation in Northwestern California. It was founded in late 1849 during the Calif. Gold Rush, first known as "The Forks" for its location at the confluence of the Downie River and the North Fork of the Yuba River. It was soon renamed after Major William Downie, the tow... See More
June 3, 1882
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882 The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work.
The complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.
September 2, 1884
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 2, 1884 This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads. The top of page 3 has: "Criminal Calendar" "Horse-Thieves Pursued & Shot Down by a Sheriff's Posse".
Other items include: "Horse Thieves Hanged in Montana" "Outraged & Murdered" "Killed by a Sheriff's posse&qu... See More
November 12, 1884
PUCK, New York, Nov. 12, 1884 Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its political cartoons:
front page: "... See More
May 15, 1886
THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 15, 1886 A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. This is the first of a post-war issue.
Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margin, good condition.
September 20, 1888
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1888 The front page has a brief & inconspicuous item on Jack the Ripper: "A German named Ludwig has been arrested in London on suspicion of being the perpetrator of the recent Whitechapel murders, where the four women were found dead and mutilated at separate times."
Eight pages, a small repaired piece on the back leaf, ftpg. news age... See More
June 8, 1889
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.
December 9, 1889
SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 9, 1889 Page 4 has an article beginning: "Nellie Bly and Miss Bisland are racing around the world to show how fast the trip can be made and how safely women can make it along..." with more, however it is just a reference to a situation with a Danish woman seeking passage to Coronado in San Diego harbor--see the photo for the full text.
Eight... See More
November 17, 1894
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894 The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults". A related report inside with another illustrations.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.
Item #670804YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, December, 1895 An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.
Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.
October 11, 1896
THE FIREBRAND, Portland, Oregon, Oct. 11, 1896 A fascinating newspaper with their motto just under the title: "For the Burning Away of the Cobwebs of Ignorance and Superstition." and the dateline notes: "An Exponent of Anarchist - Communism. Holding that Equality of Opportunity alone Constitutes Liberty; that in the Absence of Monopoly Price and Competition Cannot Exist, and t... See More
September 29, 1900
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900 The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article.
Other images and/or articles include: "A Japanese Trade Mark For Webster's Dictionary" "The New Army 16-Inch Gun" "A Toda Headsman, Southern India" and more.
Sixteen pages, very good... See More
May 17, 1902
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 17, 1902
The front page has: "Manufacture Of Steel Rails", which includes additional coverage on an inside page. Also included are: "Howard's Dock", ""Ramblersville' On Jamaica Bay", "The Photorama", "A Rock Pillar At Acoma, New Mexico", "Serpollet's Record-Breaking Steam Racer" and m... See More
September 9, 1903
THE MAGNET, Brooklyn, New York, Sept. 9, 1903 This is the vol. 1 #1 issue of a quite rare title not listed in Union List of Serials or Union List of Newspapers. A small-size, amateurish newspaper which notes inside: "The 'Magnet' publishes interesting stories, poems, jokes, notes of school & society...is published every two weeks." But the frequency would be far less as... See More
March 1, 1905
THE MYSTIC WORKER, Plano, Illinois, June, 1905 An interesting little paper which describes itself as: "...a social, fraternal and beneficial society, governed by a Supreme Lodge, having subordinate lodges in states & provinces near each other & of equal healthfulness...".
Eight pages, 11 by 15 12 inches, 3 small binding slits at the blank spine margin, nice condition... See More
March 28, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY". Other prints, although not photoed, include: "How To Construct A Balloon", "Experiments In Visual Fixation", "New Types of Lifebelts", and more.
The issue i... See More
July 11, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 11, 1908 The front page has two halfpg. photos of: "The Luyties Helicopter, Probably The Largest Experimental Rotary Flying Machine Ever Tested"., which includes supporting text on an inside page. Also present is: "United States Scout Cruiser 'Salem'...", "Testing New York's High Pressure Fire Service", "A Collectio... See More
October 8, 1908
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Oct. 8, 1908 The front page banner headline announces: "CHICAGO WINS COVETED PENNANT" with subheads including: "Takes Today's Game from New York Giants--Score 4 to 2" "Immense Throng Out To Watch The Greatest Game" and: "Mathewson and Brown the Opposing Pitchers" with more, and a photo of Roger Bresnahan.... See More
November 5, 1910
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 5, 1910 Full frontpage photo: "Auburn in his fast Bleriot monoplane and Grahame-White in a farmer biplane during one of the hourly distance contests" which is in regards to "The International Aviation Meeting". This also has an accompanying three page article inside on the meet, with many more photos. Also within the article are: "Th... See More
April 17, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 17, 1918 The World War I banner headline announces: "GERMANS DRIVE FORWARD IN FLANDERS" with subheads: "Three Important Strategic Towns Taken From British Following Bitter Struggles" and more.
Complete in 12 pages, good condition.
August 21, 1920
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1920 Nice, full front cover photo in three colors: "The Largest Of Its Kind: 350 Ton Crane at Philadelphia Navy Yard", which contains details and additional photos on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Is There a Coal Shortage", "'Miss America,' built and owned by G.A. Wood...", "Record Weather", and two gr... See More
June 30, 1925
THE BULLETIN, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S.A., June 30, 1925 I believe this to be the first newspaper from Virgin Islands we have offered. A rather quaint newspaper of small size with various news tidbits and a wealth of ads.
Four pages, 9 b 12 inches, nice condition.
March 18, 1930
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 18, 1930 Near the top of the front page are column heads: "CAPONE FREED FROM JAIL HAS DISAPPEARED" "Not Seen Since He Left Prison by Back Door" "Cline With Him" "A Brown Auto Took Them Into The Unknown".
Complete in 14 pages, nice condition.
August 1, 1944
THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR, New York, March, 1944 As the title suggests, this newspaper from the midst of World War II espoused non-participation by being a conscientious objector to war.
The content throughout supports this theme. Among the ftpg. items: "Prison Chaplains Confirm Taylor's Charge of Brutality" "Church Opposes Pacifist Stand of CO Member" "H... See More
April 20, 1971
THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER, New York, April 20, 1971 This tabloid-size newspaper was an American underground publication issued biweekly during the 1960s. It was described by The New York Times as "a New York newspaper so countercultural that it made The Village Voice look like a church circular".
Complete in 24 pages, wear at the margins, period writing in the ftpg. margins.
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