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November 21, 1891
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 21, 1891 This is one of the very few front page color prints, titled: "A Box Party at the Horse Show" (see). The double page centerfold shows: "Sketches at the Seventh Annual Horse Show...at Madison Square Garden, New York City". There is also a full page with ten prints & photos of: "The Game of Football--Scenes on ... See More
Item #631627ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853 Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, or less than one year.
There are various prints within ... See More
July 16, 1873
BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 16, 1873
* Very nice illustrated Circus advertisement
Page 2 has two columns entirely taken up with a nice, graphic advertisement for a circus, being the: "Great Eastern Menagerie - A Towering Giant Among Its Fellows - The Great 12 Center-Pole Tent - Dual Circus Exhibition!" with more on the double circus coming to Bethlehem. There are ... See More
February 16, 1862
SUNDAY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 16, 1862
* Rare Confederate title
* From the deep South
* President Jefferson Davis
Truly Confederate newspapers from New Orleans are very difficult to find, as Admiral Farragut entered the mouth of the Mississippi in mid-April, 1862 and finally took New Orleans on April 28. Shortly thereafter Benjamin Butler moved in and took control of the c... See More
July 15, 1871
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 15, 1871 The front cover contains a half page illustration "Yachting - At the Helm" along with two smaller illustrations of the Cape May Regatta prizes.
Within the issue is a full page contain two prints of the Clam Bake at Round Island, Connecticut; a nearly half-page print of the Gulch Mining at Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado; a... See More
August 14, 1884
DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE, Farmington and Lakeville, Minnesota, Aug. 14, 1884 A volume one issue of an uncommon title from a few miles south of Minneapolis. Typical news & ads of the day, many of which are illustrated.
Four pages, even toning, a few minor margin tears.
Item #630413THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1775 The 30 pages of this issue is mostly taken up with a lengthy article headed: "Debates in the Last Session of Parliament, Resumed" which includes various talk of the Revolutionary War in America (see photos for portions).
Another article is titled: "The Culture of Vines Further Illustrated", plus there is a wide... See More
June 6, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 6, 1885 Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the page 3 half page print captioned: "Illinois--The Chicago Baseball Club" showing the entire team in uniform, with a nice article on them on another page (see). This is a very nice print, and increasingly rare to find such early baseball images in the illustrated newspapers.
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December 2, 1871
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, December 2, 1871
* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)
* Bowhead whales hunting
* Arctic ice jam prints
An inside page has a print with the caption: "New York. - Sports of the Season - Duck-Shooting On Great South Bay, Near Center Moriches, Long Island." Another page has a supporting article which includes about 7 linear inches of... See More
February 6, 1875
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, February 6, 1875 A fullpage inside has seven illustrations: "Anarchy In The Coal Regions Of Pennsylvania.--Scenes About Pottsville Among the 'Molly Maguires.'" which shows Mt. Laffey Road where many of the Molly murders occurred, plus one of the "Miners' Homes, Neat Mine-Hill Gap". Also a halfpage "A Drinking-Saloon In Montre... See More
November 30, 1785
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 30, 1785 Page 2 has an item: "The request of the United States to their great and good alley [France] to furnish them with $400,000 in order to bribe the Algerines to a peace meets, it is said, with a very cool reception at Paris...how far that measure may be consistent with the safety & independence of the United States... See More
November 6, 1876
THE MORNING REPUBLICAN, Scranton, Pennsylvania, November 6, 1876
* The Hayes-Wheeler ticket
* Wounded vets to not receive promised compensation
* Illustrated Wyoming Seminary advertisement from the Levi Sprague era
This interesting report on the front page regarding wounded soldiers not receiving their promised compensation, multiple reports on the election 1876 throughout, a printin... See More
January 1, 1876
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Jan. 1, 1876 The full front page is a Keppler political cartoon: "The Anti-Third-Term Bombshell in Congress". Other prints within include: "Holiday Exhibition of Dolls in a Window at Macy's...", a full page Christmas-theme print (see); "The Martha Washington Reception at the Academy of Music...", 3 prints concerning ... See More
September 6, 1890
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York Sept. 6, 1890 the front page is a great print showing; "Croquet in Connecticut--The Prize Tournament at Norwich" which includes 4 comic scenes as well. Among the prints inside are: "A Turpentine Still near New Berne" "A Watermelon Auction on the North River Front, New York City" "Honors to Ericsson..." concernin... See More
September 5, 1880
THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, September 5, 1880
* Best Old West title to be had
* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town i... See More
July 24, 1888
THE DAILY PRESS, Asbury Park & Ocean Grove, New Jersey, July 24, 1888 An interesting newspaper from these once-famous vacation meccas on the Jersey coast, containing various news of the day with an emphasis on tourism-related items. Page 2 has: "History of Asbury Park" taking over a column. Page 3 features very nice illustrated advertisements for the famous hotels of the day... See More
August 12, 1905
THE ILLUSTRATED SPORTING NEWS, New York, August 12, 1905 It still has the original outer wrapper showing a woman in a carriage (see). This is noted as the: "Mid-Summer Number", and as the title suggests the theme is primarily sports-related (camping, horse shows, horse racing, motorboat racing, etc.) although there is other content as well. The ftpg. is a photo of: "Camping Al... See More
May 8, 1869
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 8, 1869 Prints within include: "Marketing At The Five Points, New York"; a full page with two illustrations: "The Strike Of The 2nd Avenue R. R. Drivers -- The Resumption Of Travel -- Scene At The Depot" and "Windmill At Laramie, Wyoming Territory, For Supplying The Locomotives Of The Union Pacific RR With Water".
Sixteen... See More
Item #627928NEW YORK EVENING POST, August, 1815
* Illustrated ship advertisements
* Early 19th century original
The front page is filled with advertisements, including illustrated ads for a steam boat, a stage coach, and at least ten illustrated ship ads.
Four pages, some scattered foxing, generally nice condition.
January 18, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Jan. 18, 1890
* Nellie Bly - American journalist print
* Around the World (during)
Inside has a nice 5 1/2 by 3 1/2 inch portrait of "Nellie Bly", plus a similar-sized portrait of "Miss Elizabeth Bisland", and caption: "The Attempt To Make The Circuit Of The Globe In Seventy-Two Days--Portraits Of The Rival T... See More
February 8, 1820
AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Connecticut, February 8, 1820 The front page of this issue contains an act of Congress signed in type: JAMES MONROE. Page 2 has a unusually large advertisement for "For Governor, Oliver Wolcott"
Other news and advertisements (some illustrated) of the day are within.
This is complete in four pages with some lite rubbing at the centerfold, otherwise in n... See More
June 2, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 2, 1883
* Brooklyn Bridge construction completed
The full back page is a very nice print captioned: "The Brooklyn Bridge Over the East River Between Long Island and New York" was recently completed. Inside has a full page of 13 prints showing: "Sketches at the International Fisheries Exhibition" with several prints regarding fi... See More
December 5, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 5, 1792 Page 3 has a report from "Congress of the United States" concerning discussion of: "The bill for determining the northern boundary of the territory ceded to the United States by North Carolina...". Much other news of the day and a wealth of ads, including a "Six Cents Reward" for a runaway appren... See More
May 27, 1915
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 27, 1915 The front is a nice painting of: "Mt. Rainier - The Pride of Washington".
Articles within include: "The Blame for the 'Lusitania' Tragedy" "War on the West and East Frontiers" "Pictorial Digest of the World's News" and much more.
Complete in 24 pages, half of the back cover is lacking, two ... See More
June 2, 1892
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, June 2, 1892 Occasionally this title had beautiful color prints on their front pages, and this is one of the better ones (see). The print is captioned: "Good-Bye, Papa." taken from the painting by Seymour J. Guy.
Sixteen pages, a spot in the bottom margin, otherwise in very nice condition.
June 16, 1846
SALEM GAZETTE, Salem, Massachusetts, June 16, 1846
* Illustrated circus advertisement
* 19th century Salem, Massachusetts
Page 3 has an ad: ""Mammoth Circus! Grand Entertainment with Great Addition In Interest, Splendor &c." re. the Rockwell & Stone Circus. Has details, plus an engraving of an equestrian performance."
News of the day includes: "Dreadful St... See More
February 10, 1910
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 10, 1910 A very nice and displayable color cover captioned: "Valentine Number" obviously celebrating Valentine's Day. A great issue for display. The back cover is nice as well, being a color ad for "Perrier" sparking water (see).
Complete in 24 pages and in excellent condition.
November 3, 1888
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 3, 1888 Among the many prints in this issue is a full page with seven scenes of: "The Denison Gold-Mines, Near Algoma, Lake Huron, Upper Canada." with captions identifying each (see).
Complete in 32 pages, great condition.
April 7, 1798
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 7, 1798
* President John Adams : script signature on front page
Most of the third column on the front page is taken up with an Act of Congress, signed in script type by the President: John Adams (see) concerning the prevention of trade with foreign countries.
Other news of the day and ads throughout including six back page illustrated ship ads.
Four ... See More
March 14, 1822
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 14, 1822 The bottom of the front page includes a nice illustrated ad for the "Joseph W. Revere..." bell foundry. Joseph was one of the 16 children of Paul Revere who continued the business from his father. Nice to have this Revere item on the front page of a Boston newspaper.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition. ... See More
April 20, 1872
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 20, 1872
* HMS Thunderer launching w/ prints
Inside has 2 prints of Potsdam. Also a full page of: "The Right Hon. John Bright, M.P."; several prints of: "Plans & Sections of the Turrets & Guns of H.M.S. Thunderer" as well as a full page print of this ship. Other prints as well.
Complete in 24 pages, very nice conditio... See More
April 25, 1881
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 25, 1881
* 19th century New England
This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, some that are illustrated.
Complete issue, very minor spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.
April 28, 1883
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, April 28, 1883 Perhaps the best print is: "LaCrosse Match Played Last Sat. at Kennington Oval..." which has 4 scenes (see).
Among other prints are a fullpg. with 11 scenes of: "Grand Military Assault at Arms a the Royal Albert Hall..." which include life saving & wrestling; a full page of 7: "Sketches in New Gu... See More
October 20, 1855
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Oct. 20, 1855 Inside has a full page article: "Operations In the Pacific--Visit of an English Ship to Japan" which includes 7 prints from Japan. Other prints include a fullpg: "Scene in a Street of Sebastopol..." plus 3 more fulpg. prints of Sebastopol from the Crimean War. The bkpg. shows: "Omer Pacha" and a print of his ... See More
November 16, 1872
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, Nov. 16, 1872 The prime content within this issue is the doublepage print captioned: "London Bridge". Many more interesting prints within including: "Railway Bridge Destroyed by Floods in Ceylon" "Changmaunna, in the Looshai Country" "Entrance Court of the Brighton Aquarium" & more.
The Supplement is included &am... See More
March 10, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 10, 1883 The front page shows: "Confirmation of the New Archbishop of Canterbury...". Many prints inside including "Officers of the Soudan Field Force" "Removal of the Wellington Statue, Hyde Park Corner", a nice half page: "Bloodless Sport: The Terra-Cotta Pigeon at the Ranlagh Club" which includes a related... See More
July 26, 1815
NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 26, 1815 Pages 2 and 3 have the latest reports on the Napoleonic War in Europe. The front page begins with a very nice illustrated "Steam Boat" ad, plying the Hudson River. The bkpg. has an equally nice illus. stagecoach ad, with details (see).
Four pages, nice condition.
June 6, 1894
PUCK, New York, June 6, 1894 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
March 5, 1892
THE MERCURY, Coronado, San Diego County, California, March 5, 1892
* Uncommon title
* Hotel del Coronado fame
A very rare newspaper from this island community in San Diego Bay, famous for the Hotel del Coronado which is its prime feature. Indeed, a pg. 2 item notes: "A visit to San Diego without seeing the Hotel Del Coronado would be like going to Washington without seeing ... See More
September 24, 1892
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Sept. 24, 1892 Although this issue has many nice prints the most noteworthy is the very nice full page print captioned: "Hop-Picking In Kent: Stripping The Last Pole" which shows grape gathering for wine making. This print measures 10 by 13 inches.
Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.
March 9, 1861
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861 “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to A... See More
October 7, 1871
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, October 7, 1871 Within this issue are several nice illustrations, but the best would have to be the very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Sunday Morning With The Hop Pickers", which related to the wine making industry. There is a related article on the following page titled: "Hop Pickers In Kent". This print measures about 13 by... See More
July 7, 1855
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, July 7, 1855 A wealth of prints including a fullpg. with 4 scenes of: "Capt. Collinson's Arctic Expedition" which includes: "Sledge Party of Esquimaux [Eskimos]", a print of an: "Iroquois Chief" and "Opening of the Madras Exhibition--Fort George" among others.
Complete in 32 pages, nice condition.
November 22, 1894
ONCE A WEEK--An Illustrated Weekly Newspaper, New York, Nov. 22, 1894 Formatted much like Harper's Weekly but much more scarce. Full ftpg. shows: "Dr. Knickerbocker Parkhurst". Doublepg. centerfold shows: "English Sport In China: Paper-Chasing at Shanghai is Locally Much Resented". Also halfpg: "Launching of the American Liner 'St. Louis' " and: &quo... See More
April 22, 1871
(12) EVERY SATURDAY, "An Illustrated Weekly Journal", Boston, 18721 This is a lot of 12 complete issues, formatted much like Harper's Weekly. Partially loose at the spine, minor margin wear, scattered foxing, generally in nice condition.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
October 23, 1788
PENNSYLVANIA PACKET & DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Oct. 23, 1788 The front page is filled with ads including 16 illustrated ship ads. Page 2 has an item: "On Tuesday last an oration on the adoption of the Federal constitution was spoken at Mr. Brown's English school...large number of ladies & gentlemen were present...". Much other news of the day.
Printed by John Du... See More
November 2, 1796
CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Nov. 2, 1796
* Rare 18th century American title
Most of the content is from Europe although page 2 has a report headed: "American Claims In the High Court of Admiralty". The back page has a very nice illustrated bell ad (see).
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very small bit from the blank spine margin, otherwise in very nice condition.... See More
July 18, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 18, 1885 Inside has a full page with 3 prints of: "Scenes & Incidents of the Strike of Iron-Workers in Cleveland" and other fullpg. has 4 prints of: "The Indian Troubles--Types & Incidents In Southwestern Kansas & the Indian Territory." A fullpg. has 8 scenes of: "The Manufacture of Lager Beer..." ... See More
June 30, 1883
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, June 30, 1883 An entire page is taken up with 12 prints of: "The Canadian Game of La Crosse", each print having an identifying caption (see photos). A very nice & early displayable issue for the game of Lacrosse.
Complete in 24 pages, some very minor wrinkling, generally very nice condition.
May 20, 1930
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 20, 1930
* Amateur golfer Bobby Jones
* Sunningdale Golf Club, Berkshire
* Golf Illustrated Gold Vase
The sport's section (page 18) has a two column headline: "Jones in Brilliant Round to Win Coveted Trophy" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage on Bobby Jones winning at Sunningdale Golf Club in Berkshire, England.
Other news, spor... See More
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