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January 1, 1848
THE ODD FELLOW, Boston, Jan., 1848 An "Extra" containing "A General Directory Of The Order Throughout The United States." Quarto-size, 8 pgs., with a somewhat ornate masthead.
May 28, 1898
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY May 28,1898. This paper has a front page article & print of ARMORED CRUISER IN THE SPANISH FLEET, and a great inside full page print of the same. This paper is in very good condition with some minor edge tears. About 11 by 15.5 inches.
March 23, 1832
NEW-YORK SPECTATOR, March 23, 1832 Ftpg. has a detailed meeting report: "Young Men's Auxiliary Colonization Society" along with a list of the officers &managers. Some light foxing.
September 7, 1889
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 7, 1889 This issue has much invention news and illustrations including FRONT page illustration(s) headed: "THE HUDSON RIVER TUNNEL AND THE WORK IN PROGRESS UPON IT". These illustration(s) also have related text as well.
This issue is 16 pages and in nice condition.
January 26, 1889
THE LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE from Leominster, Massachusetts and dated: January 26, 1889. This newspaper is in nice condition due to the use of cotton and rag paper used during this time in history. This 4 page issue contains news of the day and several interesting advertisements that shows what life was like at this time.
March 24, 1829
NATIONAL GAZETTE, Phila., March 24, 1829 "University Of Pennsylvania" on the ftpg. lists the recent graduates of the medical school. There is also a report about the laying of the cornerstone of the new Medical Hall. Small hole in the second leaf, light fold rubbing, traces of foxing.
October 25, 1823
THE NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Phila., Oct. 25, 1823 "Reflections On Volcanos By Guy Lussac" takes three columns on the ftpg. and part of a column on pg. 2. These "reflections" were read before the Royal Academy at Paris. Traces of foxing, otherwise good.
August 26, 1865
WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT, Massachusetts, Aug., 1865 Nice pg. 3 ad gives details about a "Grand Balloon Ascension" performed by Seaver & Starkweather of Boston. Generally very good condition.
November 30, 1872
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 30, 1872 This 16 page illustrated Magazine contains illustrations including a nice front page captioned: "Cigar Making" from Cuba that measures 7 by 6 inches. This issue is in nice condition.
March 12, 1887
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 12, 1887 This 16 page illustrated magazine is in nice condition and contains front page illustrated scenes of the College of New York City. This issue also contains other illustrations throughout.
August 2, 1881
THE SCRANTON REPUBLICAN newspaper from Penna. dated Aug. 2, 1881. See the photo below for the nice back page, illustrated advertisement for "Wyoming Seminary and Commercial College" with two scenes of the buildings, and with text as well. Interesting and quite early! You get the complete 4 page issue which is in nice condition.
April 5, 1864
WORCESTER DAILY TRANSCRIPT newspaper from Mass., dated April 5, 1864. See the photo below for the fascinating back page advertisement for "Indian Remedy For Females" with much detail on its uses. The full ad takes two-thirds of a column with much descriptive text. You get the complete 4 page issue--unusual item!
July 14, 1892
ALLEGANY COUNTY REPORTER newspaper from Wellsville, N.Y., dated July 14, 1892. See the photo below for the nice front page article on the death of Cyrus W. Field, which includes an illustration of him. Much text as well, taking over two columns. You get the complete issue in very nice condition.
August 6, 1874
DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pa., Aug. 6, 1874 An interesting ftpg. report about "Gypsy Life In America" takes two columns. Includes some talk about fortune telling. Rejoined at the spine.
January 5, 1875
NEW-YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Jan. 5, 1875 The ftpg. has: "Inauguration Of Governor Tilden" "The Ceremony Simple and Impressive--Scene In The Assembly Chamber--Speeches Of The Two Governors--The New Oath Administered". Light fold foxing, uncut.
June 13, 1874
DAILY CHRONICLE, Allentown, Pa., June 13, 1874 "Atlantic City" on the ftpg. is an informative editorial that discusses the progress that has occurred in this "celebrated watering-place" since it closed the previous season. Rejoined at the spine, small archival mend at the bottom, otherwise good.
December 19, 1835
THE UNITED STATES GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1835 Page 3 has the: "Inaugural Address Of Joseph Ritner", governor-elect of Pennsylvania. Very light dampstaining in the lower third of the lower half, a few traces of foxing in the address, otherwise good.
May 4, 1811
THE COLUMBIAN FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 4, 1811 Pg. 3 has a comparatively large illustrated ad for a "Wire Manufactory" with text. Ftpg. illustrated umbrella ad. Very nice shape.
February 18, 1869
WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Feb. 18, 1869 Mostly religious-related content. Non-religious content on the bkpg., plus various ads. Rejoined at the spine, otherwise good.
April 1, 1883
MORNING LIGHT, (New York), April or May 1883 A quarto-size publication with 8 pgs., some of the content has a religious theme, but there are also nice topical articles, poetry, and related illustrations. Nice masthead with a full ftpg. illustration. A bit of wear at the bottom of two inside leaves.
April 7, 1804
NEW-YORK HERALD, Apr. 7, 1804 The front page has a letter of appeal and a "Memorial" to the House of Representatives from Samuel Chase with regard to his impeachment. The memorial concludes on pg. 2. Both are signed in type: Samuel Chase. Minor rubbing on the ftpg., stray writing above the masthead, and a few traces of foxing.
March 4, 1866
THE NEW-YORK TIMES, Mar. 4, 1866 Under "Amusements" on pg. 7 has a listing for the "Winter Garden" presenting "Edwin Booth in his great role of Armand Jean Du Plessius, Cardinal Duke De Richelieu in Sir Bulwer Lytton's play of Richelieu" and in a Special "Grand Hamlet Matinee": "Mr. Edwin Booth...in his grand role of Hamlet." Occasional light foxing, mostly in the margins.
August 23, 1865
NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1865 Ftpg. heads: "Jeff. Davis" "Statements Of His Counsel" "Nothing Known as to the Trial" & "The Trial Of Wirz" "Motion To Quash The Charges Denied" "The Prisoner Pleads 'Not Guilty' " & more. Two areas of light staining.
February 1, 1816
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, February, 1816 A bkpg. business ad for "Goodwin and Dodd" offers "A large assortment of English and French Watches" plus tools for clock and watchmaking. Includes small woodcuts of pocket-watches & a larger one of an anniversary clock. Traces of foxing.
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.
October 17, 1879
CHRONICLE AND NEWS, Allentown, Pa., Oct. 17, 1879 A ftpg. report headed: "The Fatal Balloon Accident" describes the ballooning accident that killed "Prof. Colgrove, the aeronaut". Rejoined at the spine, o/w good.
March 31, 1814
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, 1814 A ftpg. political ad supports the Dexter-Gray ticket for governor & Lieut. Gov. Just above the ad is a small woodcut of a ship that has a banner with: "Don't Give Up The Ship." Traces of foxing, otherwise mostly nice.
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.
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