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PUBLICK OCCURRENCES TRULY STATED, London, Aug. 14, 1688
* Rare 17th century title
In our over 40 years of dealing in rare newspapers, we have only once encountered this title. Only 34 issues of this newspaper were ever published.
A single sheet issue, 7 1/2 by 11 3/4 inches; nice, untrimmed margins. A very rare opportunity for a very rare newspaper.... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878
* Historic Phonograph invention
* Thomas Edison - inventor
Appearing on inside pg. (see photo) is a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description
FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, Texas, Feb. 22, 1965
* Malcolm X assassination (1st report)
* Fiery Negro extremist
This is a newspaper difficult to find as it was saved by very few. The headline reports: "Malcolm X Gunned To Death at Rally" with a photo of him, and two subheads: "Man, 22, Charged In Slaying" and "Muslims Expelled Malcolm"
Complete with all ... See More
THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER OF THE COMMONWEALTH, Faithfully Communicating all Affairs both Martial and Civil. London, June 14, 1659 (year is in the imprint at the bottom of the back page).
* Very rare 17th century periodical
* English Civil War era
This is just the second issue of this very rare newsbook title we have encountered. This is item 2125 in the Crane & Kaye bibliogra... See More
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 14, 1775
* Battle of Bunker Hill
* Lexington & Concord
* Revolutionary War
The front page has an ominous report from London noting in part: "We are well assured that the most effectual & vigorous measures will be pursued with the provinces of New England, both on account of their own signal demerits, and as an example to the ot... See More
THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 21, 1778
* Battle of Germantown, Pennsylvania
* General George Washington defeat
* Revolutionary War
This was a Tory newspaper published in Philadelphia when the British occupied the city. It began in 1775 and ended when the British evacuated the city in May of 1778. Not surprisingly, the masthead features an engrav... See More