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October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY SUPPLEMENT, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page contains a large illustration entitled "Sketches in Caffraria", measuring approximately 11.75 x 9 inches, includes four scenes from Caffraria, a district extending along the east coast of Africa.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration measuring approximately 16x10.75 inches and is in very nic... See More
October 13, 1877
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 13, 1877 (print only) This single-page illustration is entitled "In the Park -- Light and Shade" by C.S. Reinhart and is comprised of two different scenes, one of mothers and their children in the sunlight of the park while the other is of a gentlemen in the shaded area, sleeping on the park benches.
This is a SINGLE PAGE only illustration me... See More
July 30, 1969
THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION, Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 1969 The front page of this issue features a headline "Moon Conquest Put in Color!" with a subhead "Old Glory Planted on Moon by Astronauts - One of the First Color Pictures" along with large photo.
PLEASE NOTE: This is an incomplete issue, it is only 6 pages of the first section of the newspaper, and is in good co... See More
July 30, 1969
JACKSONVILLE JOURNAL, Jacksonville, Florida, July 30, 1969 The front page of this issue features a headline "Those Moon Footprints" along with two large photos which had just been released from the Apollo 11 mission. The one photo was taken during the descent of their lunar module and the other is from the command ship, which show the American flag and the footprints in the lunar d... See More
January 23, 2012
CENTRE DAILY TIMES, January 23, 2012
* Death of Joe Paterno (1st report)
* Penn State Nittany Lions
* From State College, PA
Note: This is a 1st edition printing - not one of the common reprint editions.
This publication serves Central Pennsylvania including State College where Penn State University is located. The front page has a full page color photo of Joe Paterno with the hea... See More
June 9, 1910
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, June 9, 1910 An in-house school newspaper, this edition has the front page printed in red and blue ink for the patriotic theme as noted: "Flag Day Number of the School News" showing a woman holding a flag (see). Other decorative elements on the front page as well. Four pages, nice condition.
January 1, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, 1866-1899
* Great for gift-giving at a highly discounted price
* Wonderful way to introduce someone to the hobby
* Authentic 19th century newspaper
An authentic issue of this famous illustrated title selected by our staff and guaranteed to be complete (16 pages), to be in good condition, and to contain a variety of prints for which this paper is so famous. ... See More
December 10, 1853
OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, Dec. 10, 1853 Page 2 includes: "Sonora & Lower California" which reports on Mexican invaders (see). Four pages, wear at folds causing small holes at fold junctures, some wear at margins.
March 31, 1773
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 31, 1773 Page 2 has a section headed: "America" with a New York dateline, concerning a naval encounter with Indians (see).
Four pages, light dirtiness to the ftpg., folio size, nice condition.
August 19, 1772
THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 19, 1772 Page 2 has a piece headed: "America" from Albany with a story of a brave rescue of a child from falling overboard from a ship (see).
Four pages, folio size, nice condition.
June 28, 1800
WEEKLY MUSEUM, New York, June 28, 1800 Contents include: "Fate of the Queen Charlotte Frigate" "Representatives of the People" includes a list of the duly elected representatives (see) "Gleanings From History" "New Mode of Traveling For Ladies" & other literary items. Four pages, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, nice condition.
April 13, 1881
THE DAILY AMERICAN, Nashville, Tennessee, April 13, 1881
* Chief Sitting Bull close to surrendering
* Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux Indians
The front page has one column headings at the bottom of the front page: "Sitting Bull" and "Arranging for the Surrender of the Indian Chief and His Band". See photo for brief text here. He would officially surrender about 3 months later.
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January 1, 1896
THE PIPESTONE PHILATELIST, Minnesota, Jan., 1896 As noted in the masthead: "A Monthly Journal For Stamp Collectors." Four pages, 6 by 9 inches, nice condition.
July 1, 1890
NEBRASKA STAMP NEWS, Fremont, July, 1890 Subtitled: "A Monthly Devoted to Stamp Collecting." A very small size newspaper of 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, measuring 4 1/2 by 7 inches. Nice condition & a vol. 1 no. 8 issue.
December 24, 1880
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Ohio, December 24, 1880
* Novelist George Eliot death
* Victorian era
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:
"The Great Novalist Quietly Passes Away"
"Her Death Caused by a Chill Taken on Sunday Last"
1st report coverage on the death of famous English novelist, George Eliot.
Other ne... See More
June 4, 1880
CLEVELAND WEEKLY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, June 4, 1880
* Stephenson's Rocket steam locomotive print
Page 3 has a nice two column illustration of the "Stephenson's Rocket" steam locomotive with headline: "A History of the Ohio Railroad Company--The Forerunner, and What Might Have Been the Parent of the Present Lake Shore Railroad"
Other news and advertisements o... See More
November 19, 1881
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, November 19, 1881
* James A. Garfield assassination
* Trial of Charles Guiteau
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "WASHINGTON", "Fifth Day of the trial of Guiteau", "The Prisoner Very Turbulent And Unmanageable", "Reading of the Letters Which Guiteau Wrote to Ge... See More
December 18, 1949
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, December 18, 1949 The front of this issue contains a photo of Esther Williams, not wearing her usual swimming suit, but rather in winter-wear and with ice skates as she was promoting a new movie "Duchess of Idaho". Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes al... See More
March 6, 1960
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, March 6, 1960 The front of this issue contains a photo of Loretta Young with an accompanying article "Loretta Young: One of the world's most fascinating women". Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes along the top edge, otherwise in very nice condition... See More
May 2, 1948
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS - PARADE, Detroit, Michigan, May 2, 1948 The front of this issue contains a photo of Esther Williams in a swimsuit with an article "The Racquet Club" which includes additional photos of film stars at the Palm Springs Racquet Club. Additional stories and advertisements are within.
This is complete in 24 pages with several small binding holes along the top e... See More
February 15, 1889
THE KENTUCKY STAMP MAGAZINE, Covington, Feb. 15, 1889 A little four page paper for stamp collectors. Minor tears at the margins, mostly good.
May 22, 1802
THE PORT FOLIO ENLARGED, Philadelphia, May 22, 1802 Basically a literary newspaper done "By Oliver Oldschool, Esq.", with one of the articles reflecting back on actions during the Revolutionary War. Eight pages, 10 by 12 1/2 inches, nice condition.
May 26, 1910
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 26, 1910 The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.
May 23, 1907
INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL NEWS, Scotland, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1907 The front page is decorative for the "Memorial Day" issue and is printed in red, white (the newsprint) & blue ink, plus a colorful bouquet of flowers (see). Eight pages on very high quality newsprint. Great condition.
January 1, 1901
DAILY PALO ALTO, Stanford University, California, 1901 An issue of the school newspaper published by this now prestigious university in northern California, with various news tidbits, items about school and many ads as well.
Complete in 4 pages, some tears at the margins & minor margin chipping, measures 11 by 15 1/2 inches. Be in touch if an image is needed.
Item #583878GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, 1863 Obviously a literary publication from the Civil War era, the prime feature being the huge eagle engraving in the masthead, with a wingspan of 7 inches. There are a few illustrations within, mostly being text. Sixteen pages, 11 by 15 inches, great condition.
Item #583773This is a genuine check written on the "Otsego County Bank" of Cooperstown, New York dated 1834. Included is the amount in the lower left corner with a signature in the lower right. There is a nice engraving of an eagle with an olive branch in its beak (see images).
An early financial item & great to have from this town famous as the home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Measures 2 3... See More
December 25, 1880
SAN LEANDRO REPORTER "SUPPLEMENT", Alameda County, California , Dec. 25, 1880
* Rare Old West title
A very scarce and quite small single sheet "Supplement" issue, measuring just 9 by 10 3/4 inches. Beneath the masthead is: "A Merry Christmas To All!" Various news tidbits and an ad for a "Cow For Sale". A crude & old tape mend across the center caus... See More
January 26, 1998
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS from Denver, dated January 26, 1998. Nice front page and back page (see photos below) headlines and photos of the first Super Bowl title with John Elway leading the way. More inside. A tabloid-size newspaper, in very good condition.
November 24, 1989
BERLININFO--EXTRA, Germany, Nov. 24, 1989 This German newspaper from just two weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall with continuing reporting on the celebrations and news on the unification of Germany. The front and back pages open up to show a huge & very detailed map of Berlin. Other photos within concerning the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Eight pages, great condition.
November 9, 1990
BILD, Berlin, Germany, (Nov. 9, 1990) The bold, banner headline at the very top proclaims: "Happiness & Blessings, Germany". I do not see a date anywhere in this issue (may have been an "extra" edition) but I suspect this is a one year anniversary issue on the fall of the Berlin Wall. The caption of the huge front page photo translates: "The wall is open - ... See More
December 23, 1989
BILD, Berlin Germany, Dec. 23, 1989 This being the first Christmas in unified Germany in nearly 30 years, the headline proclaims: "Merry Christmas, Germany" with a color photo of a crowd at the Brandenburg Gate. Related photos on pages 2 & 3 include people climbing atop the Berlin Wall (see). Great to have this report in a Berlin newspaper.
Complete in 12 pages, excellent cond... See More
January 18, 1832
THE LYCOMING CHRONICLE, AND WEST BRANCH COURIER, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, January 18, 1832
* Rare title from Williamsport, Pennsylvania
This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with many advertisements. This issue is damaged with various margin and fold tears. Might be able to repair it somewhat though.
November 9, 1905
THE MILLHEIM JOURNAL, Pennsylvania, November 9, 1905
This 4 page newspaper, measuring 20 by 26 inches, has news of the day with advertisements. Light browning with various margin & fold tears, otherwise good.
January 15, 1864
WALTHAM SENTINEL, Waltham, Massachusetts, Jan. 15, 1864
A typical newspaper of the period, although there is no Civil War reporting. This also has advertisements of the day, some which are illustrated. Nice ornate masthead.
Complete in four pages in very nice condition.
Item #579577FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833 An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.
June 28, 1928
JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, June 28, 1928
* Jews - Judaica
An uncommon title of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semetic concerns growing in Europe at the time. Among the articles are: "Vienna Hokoah Disbands as Professional Team" "To Legalize Flogging In Palestine Jails" ... See More
November 26, 1806
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, EXTRA, Boston, Nov. 26, 1806 A small size, 4 page "Extra" edition never bound nor trimmed, with wide margins. It is mostly taken up with ads with 8 illus. ship ads & another interesting illus. ad on the bkpg. The bkpg. also has an "Epitaph" reading "I John Gavre, am ready to swear, That though I lie here, I'm yet up there." (see). A b... See More
January 1, 1928
THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, 1928. A little magazine subtitled: "Official Publication of the Panama Canal" with a wealth of data concerning the canal and its use. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Twenty-six pages measuring 9"x6&qu... See More
June 5, 1886
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 5, 1886 (print only) The single page print is entitled "Our Standard (Gauge) Adopted all Over the Union" which is by Thomas Nast. This measures approximately 11.25 x 15.75 and is in very nice condition. Very suitable for framing.
January 1, 1889
THE MEXICAN FINANCIER, Mexico, 1889 A magazine from Mexico, portions in both Spanish & English, focused entirely on financial matters. Still in original wrappers with a gold-inked coat-of-arms in the masthead. Complete in 24 pages, measures 10 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.
October 19, 1889
JUGEND-POST, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Oct. 19, 1889 A curious, little German-language newspaper from Milwaukee with a ftpg. illustration showing a waterfall in the Catskill Mountains of New York (see photos). An inside page has a print of people traveling by camel. Measures 7 3/4 by 10 3/4 inches, 8 pages, very nice condition.
November 2, 1822
BOSTONIAN & MECHANICS JOURNAL, Boston, November 2, 1822
* Uncommon Title
As noted at the top of the front page, this relative uncommon title is: "...devoted to science, arts, and miscellany...". Four pages, small folio size, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.
September 1, 1880
THE SPICE BOX, Boston, Massachusetts, September, 1880
* Rare 19th century title
Uncommon title with literary content on the front page. Pages 2-4 taken mostly up with advertisements.
February 14, 1868
THE CINCINNATI COMMERCIAL, Ohio, February 14, 1868
* Alabama Negroes
* Post Civil War
The front page has one column headings that include: "CONGRESS" "Remonstrance From Alabama Whites Against Negro Rule" "Protection of American Citizens Abroad" and more.
Other news of the day throughout with many ads. Little foxing, uncut & unbound, ge... See More
January 1, 1944
BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944 A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.
Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More
May 27, 1835
THE LANDMARK, Salem, Massachusetts, May 27, 1835
* Silk manufacturing
The front page has a one column heading: "The Culture OF Silk" with a illustration a reeling machine that was recently invented (see photos). This article takes up about 1 1/4/ columns.
Other news of the day with ads. This issue has minor light foxing, otherwise in nice condition.... See More
Item #575357THE CHRISTIAN INTELLIGENCER, New York, 1874
* Rare title
A small size newspaper with primarily religious news and reports, complete in 16 pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition. An address latest near the masthead. Measures 10 1/2 by 15 1/2 inches.
January 1, 1892
THE GOLDEN RULE, "The International Representative of Young People's Societies of Christian Endeavor", Boston & Chicago, 1892
* Rare title
A tabloid-size publication with primarily religious news & reports but with many advertisements as well. Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, address label near the top, nice condition.... See More
January 1, 1916
CHRISTIAN WORK, A Religious Weekly Review, New York, 1916
* Rare title
A magazine format periodical with--as the title would suggest--primarily religious content. This is the continuation of: "The Evangelist & New York Observer".
Complete in 32 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear, measures 9 1/4 by 13 inches.... See More
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