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April 2, 1835
PATRIOT AND DEMOCRAT EXTRA, Hartford, Conn., Apr. 2, 1835 Contains political content relative to upcoming state elections. Fold wear on the first leaf causes a few small holes, plus fold foxing, mostly to the ftpg.
August 17, 1836
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 17, 1836 Pg. 2 has: "More Fighting" being a report of a battle in Georgia between the Indians and U.S. troops near Black Creek. Small hole at the fold juncture, areas of foxing.
June 1, 1883
MORNING LIGHT, (New York), June 1883 Literary content for young people with a nice masthead and several illustrations. Top of an inside page has a bit of wear, otherwise good. Quarto-size with 8 pgs. Uncut.
Item #151525THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, August, September, 1874 See the inset for the nice, nearly half column ad for "P. T Barnum's Great Roman Hippodrome" that includes a nice woodcut of Mr. Barnum. Ad appears on an inside page or the bkpg. Good shape.
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January 1, 1859
HALL'S JOURNAL OF HEALTH, New York, January, 1859 Contains tips and anecdotes for healthy living, plus various topical reports. Octavo-size, 12 pgs. browned a bit, otherwise good. A volume I issue.
December 2, 1876
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Dec. 2, 1876 The bkpg. has a bold, fullpg. ad for "The Herald". Pg. 9 has a calendar, taking more than a halfpg., for the upcoming year of 1877. Good condition.
May 2, 1867
NEW YORK TIMES newspaper dated May 2, 1867. See the photo below for the interesting advertisement which appears on page 7 of this issue, promoting "Griffin & Christy's Minstrels", with a few particulars. You get the complete 8 page issue in nice condition.
May 5, 1873
LESLIE'S TAG FUR TAG, N.Y., May 5, 1873 An illustrated tabloid-type paper totally in the German language. Many edge tears, some into text with loss. Uncommon.
Item #151416THE STAR , London, England, 1813 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rags when making newsprint at that time.
This 4 page issue contains news of the day and various interesting advertisements which give a sense of what life was like during the War of 1812. This issue has a partial red-ink stamps on the upper right hand corner. See!
July 3, 1811
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA newspaper from Boston, dated July 3, 1811. The entire 4 page issue is taken up with "Hon. Robert Smith's Address to the People of The United States" concerning his resignation as Secretary of State. Issue was never trimmed, measures about 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches. Very nice condition! Uncommon EXTRA.
July 9, 1884
SUPPLEMENT TO THE TIMES, Chicago, July 9, 1884 Ftpg. reports from the 1st day of the Democratic National Convention with other news and topical reports as well. Small hole at the fold juncture, some fold wear. Four pgs.
October 1, 1887
GOLDEN HOURS, NY, Oct. 1887 A quarto-size publication of just 4 pgs. having light literary content for young boys and girls. Some ads as well. A few stains and minor wear.
Item #151335NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A general "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring Mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
January 1, 1836
FESSENDEN'S SILK MANUAL & PRACTICAL FARMER, Boston, 1836 Has news and articles about the "Culture of Silk" and other agricultural endeavors. Octavo-size with 16 pages. Some foxing. A rare title.
February 7, 1814
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 7, 1814 The last page has an ad for: "Diseases of the Eyes Are Attended To By Joshua Thomas, M. D." Above this a woodcut of an eye. Generally good condition.
December 20, 1831
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Dec. 20, 1831 Pg. 2 has a letter signed: H. Clay, concerning his possible nomination for President. More on him on pg. 3 as well. Some scattered foxing, generally nice. Folio-size, 4 pages.
Item #151172THE BALANCE, Hudson, N.Y., 1807 Has the text of a political speech, and various news reports. Quarto-size with 4 pgs., in vey good condition.
April 9, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, April 9, 1898 The front page has six illustrations being various "Scenes In China" including one showing "The Chinese Wall Near Kuldscha." Generally good condition.
August 19, 1880
THE NEW-YORK EVANGELIST, Aug. 19, 1880 Has religious news and content, some ads. Wear causes a small hole along the central fold, residue from a label causes loss of a few words on the ftpg. Uncut.
July 19, 1865
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, July 19, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Progress of the Trial of Miss Harris" "The Remarks of Judge Wylie to the Jury" "Addresses of Counsel for the Prosecution and for the Defence" "Elaborate Statements and Arguments in the Case."
Complete in 8 pages with crease affects in unrelated text, traces of foxing, otherwise in good condition.
August 1, 1876
THE MONTHLY SOUVENIR, New York, Aug. 1876 A quarto-size publication with literary content, plus some illustrations. Has "Three Numbers In One" as stated above the masthead of the first issue, so you get the September and October issues as well.
Spine wear and a bit of dirtiness, otherwise good.
July 9, 1887
OUR SECOND CENTURY, NY, July 9, 1887. An uncommon title with bits of news, topical reports, ads and a few literary items. Light fold wear, a few mild stains on the front page, otherwise good. Uncut.
February 23, 1861
THE HOME JOURNAL, NY, Feb. 23, 1861. Has many topical reports, some literary content & ads. Very small hole in the second leaf, otherwise nice.
May 23, 1807
NEW-YORK EVENING POST, May 23, 1807. Has bits of news and many ads. Pg. 2 has a report about the "Botanic Garden of South Carlina". Vintage writing above the masthead, otherwise generally good.
May 22, 1866
THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1866 Back page heads include: "Washington" "The Colorado Veto Message" "Consideration of the Question Postponed Until Next Tuesday" & more. Spine is a bit irregular.
January 31, 1818
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 31, 1818 This issue contains on the back page a rather small, classified-type ad with a small heading: "GUITAR" with the text of the ad reading: "For sale cheap--a new, elegant and superior toned English Guitar, together with instruction book, strings, etc. Inquire at the Centinel Counting Room".
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April 9, 1859
GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 9, 1859 Talk about an ornate masthead--see the photos for not only one of the larger mastheads, but one of the most ornate and handsome to be had of the 19th century. Nice & quite large illus. of a 3 masted ship, with other embellishments.
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August 29, 1804
MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, dated Aug. 29, 1804. Click on the camera below to see the interesting page 2 article headed: "Counterfeit Bank Notes" with a brief article on this problem in Virginia. An early item and great to have in a period newspaper. Scattered foxing throughout, 4 pages, minimal edge wear, generally good.
May 10, 1871
THE DAY, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 10, 1871 The front page has: "Base Ball" "Athletic vs. Eckford" being a brief game summary and box score. Nice to have on the front page.
Other news and advertisements of the day are within.
Complete in four pages with vertical fold wear and a few small holes, not affecting this report, otherwise in good condition.
October 4, 1844
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Oct. 4, 1844 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.
February 22, 1861
NEW YORK TIMES, February 22, 1861. Page two has: "Important Decision" "The Slave-trader--Evidence--Presumptions" which is about a district court case, "The United States, vs. The Bark Kate and Her Cargo".
Item #150895SCRIBNER'S MONTHLY, New York, February, 1871 Beginning on the title page is a 14 page article about "The New York Mercantile Library." which has seven illustrations including nice, halfpage illustrations of the "Reading Room" and the "Library". Inside has a ten page article: "Weather Telegrams And Storm-Forecasts By The American Signal Service" whi... See More
March 25, 1848
THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Connecticut, March 25, 1848 Page 2 has: "Revolution in France!", "Abdication and Flight of Louis Phillippe", "500 Lives Lost", "A Provisional Govt. Appointed and a Republic Proclaimed".
Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.
Complete in four pages and is in good condition.
February 19, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, February 19, 1898 The front page has nearly a half page photo: "Seal Fisheries, Pribylov Islands--Bachelors On The Beach--St. Paul In The Background" and a half page illustration: "Fur Seals On The St. Paul Island In Bering Sea". The report "Our Fur Seals" talks about extinction and conservation.
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September 6, 1869
MANUFACTURERS & FARMERS JOURNAL, Sept. 6, 1869 A ftpg. report headed: "National Temperance Convention" lists a platform, and several resolutions that passed at the convention in Chicago. Good condition.
March 10, 1848
UNITED STATES AND TRUE AMERICAN, Phila., Mar. 10, 1848 Has numerous ads, and a very ornate woodcut in the masthead. Piece missing at the lower left corner affects each leaf, otherwise good.
January 29, 1876
SUNDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, January 29, 1876 A small publication with literary content and illustration with an ornate masthead and decorative corners on each page.
This is complete in four pages measuring approximately 12 x 9.5 inches with fold tears and light dirtiness. See photos for full details.
December 9, 1857
THE EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Ind., Dec. 9, 1857 "The Presidents Message" on pg. 3 is an editorial that analyzes & critiques. A few edge tears.
December 25, 1846
THE WELL-SPRING, Boston, Nov. 28, 1845 A tabloid-size paper with 4 pages: "Published Weekly, By The Massachusetts Sabbath School Society", as stated in the masthead. Religious content for Sunday school children. Nice masthead has 5 spiritual-like woodcuts. Some foxing & minor edge tears.
May 1, 1868
AMERICAN MESSENGER, New York, 1868 Has religious news and content with many spiritual anecdotes. Holes at the fold junctures, a few fold tears, general wear and some foxing.
December 8, 1855
BALLOUS PICTORIAL, Dec. 8, 1855 Ftpg. illus. of: "William M. Thackeray". "Sketches in Spain" includes 7 illus. including "The Royal Palace at Madrid". Bkpg. has a "General View of Newport, R.I." taking less than 1/4 pg. Text also.
March 2, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 2, 1895 See the photos below for the interesting article on an inside page which includes an illustration of "Philbrook's Dental Tool" used for reducing a tooth's root to receive a cap, crown or bridge, etc. The complete issue in very nice condition. Great, early dental item. Displayable as such.
August 23, 1873
THE PRESS, Phila., Aug. 23, 1873 Ftpg. article: "The West Point Academy" "Training The Cadets For Duty", being a report of the Board of Visitors. Takes almost two columns. Nice condition.
Item #150700INDIANA PATRIOT, Rockville, Indiana and dated 1876 This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and srag when making newsprint at that time.
This issue contains various news of the day and interesting advertisements, showing what life was like during the Centennial year.
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February 1, 1878
THE WORLD, N.Y., Feb. 1, 1878 The ftpg. has: "Another Awful Wreck" "The Steamer Metropolis With 248 People Aboard, Ashore At Kitty Hawk" "Only Fifty Rescued And All the Rest Believed Lost." Nice condition.
July 3, 1811
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL EXTRA, Boston, Massachusetts, July 3, 1811 A four page extra containing the "Hon. Robert's Smith's Address To the People of the United States" being his explanation that led to his resignation as Secretary of State. Sources say that he was actually dismissed by President Madison.
Complete in four pages measuring 15 by 10 inches, untrimmed and in good conditi... See More
May 20, 1859
THE NEW-YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1859 "Loss Of The Pomona" on page 5 describes the sinking of this boat that had nearly 400 passengers when it left Liverpool for New York. Only 3 passengers survived along with more that a dozen of the crew. The report ends stating that "...when the vessel sank, the shrieks of those on board could be heard on the main land."
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February 11, 1824
SUPPLEMENT TO THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, (Washington), Feb. 11, 1824 A folio-size singlesheet, most of which is taken up by a "Speech Of Mr. M'Lane, (Of Del.)". Traces of foxing but mostly nice. Untrimmed.
April 7, 1821
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Massachusetts, July 7, 1821 A writer relates his experience in eating rattlesnake (almost) in a front page article head: "The Rattle-snake eaten in East Florida."
Other news and advertisements, some which are illustrated, are within.
This is complete in four pages, untrimmed, and is in nice condition.
June 18, 1892
WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, June 18, 1892 "Republican Nominations" on the frontpage discusses the nominees and includes a nice, one column illustrations of Harrison and Reid.
Complete in four pages, measuring approximately 19 3/4 x 13 inches, evenly browned with some edge tears and several small binding holes along the left spine margin. Should be handled with some care.... See More
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