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December 17, 1934
ALBANY EVENING NEWS, December 17, 1934
* re. Albert Fish captured - arrested
* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal
* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"
* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"
The front page page has a one column heading: "FISH QUERIED IN NEW CASE" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More
January 17, 1931
THE DETROIT NEWS, January 17, 1931
* Tecumseh bones found in Canada
* Native American - Shawnee leader
* Walpole Island First Nation - Ontario
The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Tecumseh's Bones Found in Walpole Island Attic" (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 18 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on ve... See More
April 17, 1938
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, sport's section only, April 17, 1938
* Seabiscuit - thoroughbred racehorse
* Bay Meadows Breeders' Cup Handicap
* Horse race - horse racing
Page 6 of this sport's section only has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "Biscuit Sounds Challenge with Bay Meadows Record" (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winn... See More
November 21, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1945
* Ibn Saud statement
* King of Saudi Arabia
* Palestine - Jews & Arabs
Page 6 has a one column heading: "IBN SAUD CAUTIONS LONDON ON ZIONISM" with subhead. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day shortly after World War II. Complete in 36 pages, rag edition, nice condition.... See More
December 12, 1933
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 12, 1933
* 1st of Hitler oaths
* Oaths of Allegiance
Page 12 has one column headings: "Deputies Hail Hitler" "Oath of Loyalty Is Taken on Eve of Reichstag Session" (see) This was the first oaths of allegiance to Adolph Hitler. Many more would follow. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles... See More
June 8, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 8, 1928
* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart* About to make history
* Airplane "Friendship"
Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of the front page has a three column headline: "EARHART PLANE TUNED FOR FLIGHT TODAY" with subheads. (see) We... See More
November 17, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 17, 1928
* Wall Street boom - stock market
* Record day in shares exchanged
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "6,641,250 SHARE DAY SHATTERS ALL MARKS FOR STOCK EXCHANGE" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality news... See More
May 17, 1675
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 17, 1675
* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had
This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 by... See More
December 27, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 27, 1928
* Laura Hawkins Frazer death (1st report)
* Childhood sweetheart of Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens
* "Becky Thatcher" The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Page 23 has a one column heading: "MRS. FRASER DIES; CHUM OF TWAIN" with subheads that include: "The Becky Thatcher of Famous Humorist's Books Succumbs at the Age of 91" and mo... See More
February 24, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1932
* Nikola Tesla
* Father of Radio Physics & more
Page 20 under "Letters to the Editor" are small one column headings: "THE TESLA EXPERIMENTS" "Further Light Is Sought on Conclusions Regarding the Cosmic Ray" See images for text here.
News, sports, and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, this is the rare ra... See More
April 26, 1931
ROTOGRAVURE section of the New York Times, April 26, 1931
* Harold Frederick Pitcairn
* Autogyro aircraft invention
* Collier Trophy winner
The front page of this rotogravure section only has two related photos concerning Harold Frederick Pitcairn receiving the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro.
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
July 21, 1923
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, July 20 & 20, 1923
* Pancho Villa assassinated
* Mexican bandit, rebel
The front page of the 20th has a one column heading : "VILLA REPORTED KILLED TODAY" See image for brief text. (see) You also get the July 21st issue with follow up reporting with a one column heading: "BODY OF VILLA LIES IN STATE" (see) More on page 4.
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August 24, 1922
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 24, 1922
* Michael Collins assassination
* Irish Republican Army leader
* Irish Free State
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "IRISH APPALLED AT DEATH OF COLLINS; FELL FIGHTING WITH VICTORY AT HAND; DAIL MEETS SOON TO SEEK NEW LEADER" with many subheads. (see) More on page 3. Coverage on the assassination of IRA leader, Michael Colli... See More
December 3, 1947
THE DETROIT NEWS, December 3, 1947
* Jerusalem riots
* Arabs - Muslims
The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW RIOTS IN PALESTINE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1947 Jerusalem riots. Nice for display.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high per... See More
January 30, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1928
* Charles Lindbergh & his "Spirit of St. Louis"
* "Good Will Tour" of Latin American countries
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "LINDBERGH BATTLES WAY OVER THE ANDES IN 11-HOUR FLIGHT THROUGH WIND AND FOG; VENEZUELANS ACCLAIM HIM AT MARACAY" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on Charles Lindbergh... See More
July 9, 1925
NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1925
* Scopes Monkey Trial
* Dayton, Tennessee
* William Jennings Bryan
* Clarence Darrow
This issue has considerable coverage of the famous John Scopes "monkey trial" with a one column heading at the top of the front page: "BRYAN THREATENS NATIONAL CAMPAIGN TO BAR EVOLUTION" with subheads. (see)
This very famous trial involve... See More
May 1, 1945
THE CALL BULLETIN--EXTRA, San Francisco, May 1, 1945
* Great Adolph Hitler death issue
* Perfect for display
The top of the ftpg. has a quite dramatic heading: "GERMAN RADIO SAYS: HITLER DEAD ! " plus a large photo showing Adolph Hitler and Benito Mussolini captioned: "Death Comes to Axis Leaders Within Three Days" and more. the word "Extra" is in red ink... See More
June 15, 1699
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 15, 1699
* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had
This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 b... See More
Item #650411HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, February, 1895 The article "French Fighters In Africa" contains eleven illustrations by Frederic Remington. Another article entitled "Down the West Coast" eight illustrations by W.A. Rogers. Additional articles, poems and illustrations are within.
Complete in 150+ pages, disbound, measures 6 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches and is in very n... See More
May 16, 1957
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, May 16, 1957
* Billy Graham opens crusade
* Madison Square Garden - NYC
The front page has a three column heading: "18,000 Flock to Hear Graham" with subhead and related photo. (see) This was one of his more famous crusades.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 48 pages, nice condition.... See More
November 16, 1844
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 16, 1844
Certainly the most significant content is an inside page: 'Lecture On the Restoration of the Scattered Tribes of Israel to the Lord of Palestine, by M.M. Noah, delivered at the Tabernacle". This lecture takes over a full page.
Mordecai Noah was a newspaper publisher who is credited with being the first Jew born in the United S... See More
January 25, 1965
THE EVENING NEWS AND STAR, London, January 25, 1965 The front page has a banner headline "DAY of SORROW" and features a large photo of Winston Churchill. Above the headline reads "There Ended In A Quiet Peace The Great And Dauntless Journey Of Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Man An Englishman, At The Age Of 90". The front page articles relate to him. Some additional co... See More
Item #649270WORLD WAR II -- A lot of 50 issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection. The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.
August 21, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1929
* 1st Women's Air Derby begins
* "Powder Puff Derby"
* Marvel Crosson's crash & death
The front page has a three column headline: "GIRL FLIER KILLED, AIR DERBY CRITICIZED" with subheads that include: "Miss Crosson Dies In Fall" "Evidently Leaped at Low Elevation, Parachute Failing to Open" and more. (s... See More
September 22, 1860
DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 22, 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 (see). The ftpg. also has a bit stating the newspaper: "...its earnest support to the Repu... See More
September 21, 1881
THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1881 The top of the front page features a nice portrait headed: "James A. Garfield" who was assassinated some weeks prior and died on Sept. 19. First column heads relate to his death and the news from across the country, the stack taking nearly three-quarters of the first column (see). Nice to have this report in a newspaper from Garfield's... See More
November 5, 1893
ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 5, 1893 This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.
Eight pages, slightly irregular at the spine, nice condition.
August 25, 1888
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 25, 1888 The front page features: "The New 'Times' 'Building, New York--Erection of the New Structure Prior to Removal of the Old One." with a related article inside. Also within the issue are: "Improved Refrigerating Machine" "The New Rouen Bridge" and additional illustrations and advertisements.
Sixteen pages,... See More
August 4, 1894
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 4, 1894 The front page of this issue the illustration "Opening of the New Tower Bridge, London" which has an accompanying article and two additional illustrations within the issue. Also in the issue is: "Grant's Calculating Machine"; "The New Lift Bridge, Halsted Street, Chicago"; and more illustrations, articles and adv... See More
August 24, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 24, 1878 Taking a bit more than half of the ftpg. is an illustration of a gentleman and a few onlookers using "Edison's Megaphone". The article, which begins on the ftpg., gives the background of "ear & speaking trumpets" plus talk about Edison's invention. The continuation of the article inside includes three more illustr... See More
September 7, 1889
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 7, 1889 Inside has a nice 6 by 4 1/3 inch print of: "John Montgomery Ward, The Famous Short-Stop, New York Base-Ball Club." Includes a brief biography of Montgomery, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Other prints include a full ftpg: "Scene at Quarantine..." "Lake George..." "Scene on the Grounds of the ... See More
March 28, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 28, 1885 The ftpg. has a somewhat comic print of President Grover Cleveland on his birthday. Among prints inside are: "The Recent Ice Gorge at Pittsburgh, Penna." "California - The Stanford Memorial Kindergartens in San Francisco, Exterior & Interior Views" "Kansas - The Boomers' Invasion of Oklahoma" "... See More
March 22, 1890
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1890 An inside page has a nice 5 by 7 inch illustration captioned: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season.--Game Between The Chicago And Brooklyn Clubs On The Flagler Grounds, at St. Augustine, Fla." with a view of the grandstand and portions of the seating along the baselines, with a game in progress. There is a related article on another pa... See More
January 9, 1945
THE STARS & STRIPES, the "Daily Newspaper of U.S. Armed Forces in the European Theater of Operations" as noted in the masthead. This is a nice collection of six complete issues from the closing months of the war, each with front page reports on the war in Europe as the Allied forces were advancing upon Germany, with some war-related photos or maps as well, dated January 3, 4, 6... See More
June 16, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 10, 1757, July 12, 1763, June 16, 1767, June 24, 1769, & April 14, 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 ab... See More
October 14, 1797
IPSWICH JOURNAL, England, Oct. 14, 1797 Various reports from Europe, a wealth of ads. Four pages, very nice condition.
June 1, 1771
BINGLEY'S JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, London, June 1, 1771 Mostly news from England & elsewhere in Europe but he bkpg. has news headed: "America" with datelines from Boston, Philadelphia, and Quebec (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
April 29, 1736
THE OLD WHIG, OR THE CONSISTENT PROTESTANT, London, April 29, 1736 This is a very rare title, and early as well for a folio-size newspaper (measures 9 3/4 by 14 3/4 in.).
This title only published for 4 years. A few essays plus news of the day.
Complete in four pages, wide, never-trimmed margins, nice condition. A rare opportunity to add a scarce title to your 18th century coll... See More
November 26, 1796
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 26, 1796 Half of the ftpg. text is taken up with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION For Pardoning such Deserters from His Majesty's Marine Forces as shall return into His Majesty's Service on or Before the 31st Day of December...".
Ten pages, 7 3/4 by 11 3/4 inches, some margin foxing, good condition.
November 12, 1772
THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL OR UNIVERSAL EVENING POST, London, Nov. 12, 1772 The back page has a: "...letter form an Officer of the 59th Regiment of foot, dated at Halifax in Nova Scotia..." which has some reference to America (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the ftpg., very nice condition.
April 25, 1691
THE ATHENIAN MERCURY, London, April 25, 1691 This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics. Question 5 on pg. 2 is: "What is the cause of Earthquakes?" with one hypothesis discounted: "...that wind having casually got into the caverns of the earth should by its struggling to ... See More
December 31, 1843
THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, December 31, 1743. This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years.
As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religion in Great Britain & America&qu... See More
October 25, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 25, 1929 Of the several dates of the prestigious TIMES which reported the Stock Market Crash in late October this may well be the most desired, reporting on the infamous "Black Thursday" on Wall Street which would forever change society & beginning the Great Depression.
The famous front page headline reads: "WORST STOCK CRASH STEMMED BY BANKS; ... See More
February 24, 1900
THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Feb. 24, 1900 Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby (see the web for more), a women's rights activist & suffragist leader, she was a war correspo... See More
Item #646737YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, October, 1894 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, nice condition.
August 2, 1893
PUCK, New York, August 2, 1893 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: &quo... See More
November 25, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 25, 1859 Over half of page 3 is taken up with reports on the trial of John Brown for his raid at Harper's Ferry, with first column heads: "John Brown's Writ of Error" "His Petition to the Court of Appeals of Virginia--Unanimous Decision of the Court Refusing the Prayer" which concerns his wish for his death sentence to be reviewed &... See More
May 3, 1856
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 3, 1856 Large front page portrait of the "Hon. James Buchanan" with text. Inside has vertical view of: "The City Of Shang-Hai, China". "General Walker's Entrance Into Granada" includes two nearly half-page illustrations and text.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
December 29, 1855
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 29, 1855 The ftpg. has a nice print of: "General Wood, U.S.A." Prints inside include: "New Tontine Building, Wall St." "New Congregational Church, Corner of Clinton & Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn" "Port of Aslay, Peru" "Steamer Cornelius Vanderbilt Ashore near Randall's Is." "Departure o... See More
July 4, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, a lot of six issues from 1782, each with minor American content. Eight pages, each, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, good condition.
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