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Item #648906HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, June, 1874 Inside has an article: "The Jews And Their Persecutors" by Eugene Lawrence. A lengthy & very detailed article taking over 13 pages. Also within the issue are articles "A Naturalist in the heart of Africa"; "Collecting Salmon Spawn in Maine" and many additional articles, stories and poems.
Complete in 1... 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 a front page reports on the war with Japan, with some war-related photo as well, dated June 6, 9, 18, 26, 28, & 30, 1945. See photos for the headlines &a... See More
September 10, 1976
PEOPLE'S DAILY, Peking (Beijing), China, Sept., 10, 1976 This is likely the most notable issue reporting the death of Chairman Mao Tse Tung (Zedong) of the People's Republic of China who died Sept. 9. The full front page is taken up with his black-bordered photo headed (in translation): "Eternal Glory To The Great Leader And Great Teacher Chairman Mao Testung!" Within the b... See More
March 23, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 23, 1895 Great issue on the early automobile era with the front page having illustrations of: "A Steam Tricycle" with a related article, and also: "The Electric Carriage of M. Jeantaud" with a lengthy article as well.
Much inside on the latest inventions of the day, including "Manufacture of White Vinegar" "Recent... See More
November 3, 1893
ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 3, 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, bit irregular at the spine, old tape mend to an inside page, nice condition.
September 20, 1881
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 20, 1881 First column heads on the front page announce the death of President James A. Garfield with: "DEAD !" "The President's Heroic Struggle Ended at Last!" "The Assassin's Bullet Completes His Fatal Work!" "After Eighty Days of Suffering His Released Spirit Takes Its Flight to Its Home in Heaven!" "His... See More
September 21, 1860
DAILY ATLAS AND BEE, Boston, Sept. 21, 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
March 10, 1744
THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1743,4 (year noted as such as it was 1743 or 1744 depending on which calendar was used). 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 A... See More
February 12, 1990
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 12, 1990 The ftpg. headline has the historic report of Nelson Mandela being released from prison after serving 27 years: " 'Freedom March Irreversible', Mandela Tells His Supporters" with a nice color photo of him and his wife captioned: 'Nelson and Winnie Mandela acknowledge cheers as they leave Victor Verster Prison near Cape Town". Relate... See More
November 3, 1905
THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 3, 1905 Page 9 has considerable reporting on the massacre of Jews in Russia, one of several pogroms against the Jews in the Russian empire (see the web for details). First column heads: "Russia Quieting Down" "End of Industrial Strike" "A Fearful Massacre Of Jews" "Reported From Many Cities" Odessa ... See More
June 13, 1885
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 13, 1885 The front page is taken up with 3 prints concerning the Statue of Liberty, the largest: "Official Presentation of the Statue of 'Liberty Enlightening the World', Paris, July 4th, 1884", another showing the sectional view of the Statue, and the other a portrait of Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi. Inside has a related article... See More
September 24, 1881
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, New York, Sept. 24, 1881 All columns on all 4 pages are black-bordered for the death of President James Garfield, with the top of the first column having heads: "ON THE CATAFALQUE" "The Remains of the President Lying in State at Cleveland" "Scenes Along the Route" "Immense Crowds at All the Railroad Depots" "Silence, the Hand... See More
March 26, 1878
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, March 26, 1878 This is a terrific issue on Edison's newly invented phonograph machine, taking half of page 3 & over half of pg. 4 including four illustrations. The article is headed: "THE PHONOGRAPH" with subheads: "Lectures by Professor J. W. S. Arnold" "Characteristics of Sound Waves--Modes of Producing Them--Distinction Betwee... See More
June 27, 1945
NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1945 The ftpg. features a very nice--and historic--report on the creation of the United Nations: "TRUMAN CLOSES UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE WITH PLEA TO TRANSLATE CHARTER INTO DEEDS..." with various related subheads and a nice photo showing Truman observing Secretary of State Stettinius signing the document.
Complete in 36 pages, this is the "rag editio... See More
June 6, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 6, 1795 The top of the first column on the front page has an ad for the "Grand Lodge" of the local Masons, which includes an engraving of the Masonic seal, and which also is signed in type by: PAUL REVERE, Grand Master (see). Not only an early Masonic item but nice having the Paul Revere connection as well.
Half of the front page, and a small part ... See More
June 11, 1890
MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 11, 1890 Near the bottom of the ftpg. is: "After The Mormons" "Senator Edmunds Introduces a Bill Disposing of the Church Property" and next to it an article: "Through The Switch" "Robbers Throw a Train From the Track, Go Through the Express Safe and Escape", ending with: "...A posse of men...went in pursuit of the b... See More
April 13, 1836
NEWARK DAILY ADVERTISER, New Jersey, April 13, 1836 Page 2 has several nice reports concerning the Battle of the Alamo, one headed: "Scene of the Late Texas Tragedy" which begins with a description of the "Alemo" [sic], followed by: "This little garrison of San Antonio, although comprising but 182 men, held out for 11 days against an army of 2,000 or 3,000 men headed... See More
February 27, 1680
THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, June 27, 1679 An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Popish Courant" with the same date.
Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/4 by 7 1/4 inches, nice condition.
May 18, 1871
WEEKLY MERCURY, Constantine, Michigan, May 18, 1871 The top of page 2 has: 'President Grant's Ku-Klux Proclamation" with the full text of the Proclamation concerning warning against all illegal activities of the Ku-Klux-Klan (see), signed by him in type: U.S. Grant.
Four pages, browning at the margins, good condition.
June 2, 1842
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 2, 1842 The back page has a brief report: "It was rumored at St. Louis, on the 19th ultimo, that Joe Smith, the Mormon prophet, had been killed in an affray in the vicinity of Nauvoo." It was untrue.
Four pages, very nice condition.
March 6, 1845
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENC3ER, Washington, D.C., March 6, 1845 Over half a column on pg. 3 is taken up with: "The Inaugural Address" which is actually an editorial concerning it, delivered 2 days previous. Great to have in this newspaper from the nation's capital. Also: "From Mexico" has: "...Santa Anna still remained a prisoner at Perote & nothing definite h... See More
March 1, 1858
NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1858 The top of the last column has heads: "THE MORMON WAR" "Latest from Utah & the Utah Expedition" "Message of Brigham Young to the Mormon Legislature" "Scarcity of Provisions Among the Saints" "Appeal of the Mormon Bishop to the People to Economise" "Indictment of Young, Kimball, and Others for High Treas... See More
October 16, 1876
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 14, 1876 The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "Satan's Satellites" "Cole Younger a Contribution to the Criminal Column". Included is a letter signed in type: Cole Younger. Rubbing in the heads causes a hole and the loss of some letters (see).
Twelve pages, good condition.
November 26, 1890
SAGINAW WEEKLY NEWS, Michigan, Nov. 26, 1890 The top of the front page has a report which was essentially the prelude to the historic massacre at Wounded Knee: "THE INDIAN UPRISING" "The Scare In North Dakota is Subsiding" "The Cause of the Excitement" "Settlers are Not Leaving Their Homes & Reports to That End Are Without Foundation" (see).
Four ... See More
May 11, 1796
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 11, 1796 Page 2 has a very brief report: "His Excellency Samuel Adams is re-elected Governor of this Commonwealth, for the year ensuing: by a majority of about 2000 votes."
Four pages, some foxing, close-trimmed at the top of pgs. 2 & 3 cause top line loss, otherwise good.
August 18, 1792
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 18, 1792 Page 2 has an article headed: "Mr. Paine" which has a letter from him to the chairman of the Society for Constitutional Information, signed in type: Thomas Paine.
Four pages, irregular at the bottom margin from the paper-making process (not damage), scattered foxing.
August 16, 1865
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 16, 1865 Ftpg. column heads include: "The State Prisoners & Their Treatment" "The Freedmen of Virginia!" and much more. Inside has: "Trial of Jeff. Davis" "The Policy of President Johnson" "Business Excitement in New York" "The Suspension & Failure of Several Houses" "Immense Fraudulent Over-... See More
January 11, 1849
THE AGE, Augusta, Maine, Jan. 11, 1849 Page 2 has: "For California" concerning the creation of a stock company "...for the purpose of proceeding to California...Each member, on joining the company, is to pay $500 which will entitle him to an equal share with the others in the profits & income...". Also: "California Gold--Its Effect on Prices" which tak... See More
October 24, 1846
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 24, 1846 The top of the ftpg. has a nice print headed: "Sketch of the Community in the Valley of the Tuscarawas, Ohio" which is the town of Zoar. This was a very early commune by the Separatists (see the web for more) & exists today as an historical village. Included is a lengthy article on it as well.
Inside has some reports on the Mexican ... See More
May 1, 1810
NEW HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Portsmouth, May 1, 1810 The entire first column is taken up with 4 Acts of Congress each signed in type by the President: James Madison. Also on the ftpg. is: "A Proclamation" concerning a treaty with the Indians, entered into by William Henry Harrison, with the signatures (X marks) of 9 chiefs of the Wea Tribe, their agreement to the Treaty of Fo... See More
August 26, 1890
WHALEMEN'S SHIPPING LIST, New Bedford, Massachusetts, Aug. 26, 1890 A single sheet newspaper for whalers from this very famous whaling town. The ftpg. has a large chart listing Vessels' Name, Masters, Agents, Sailed date, Where bound, and Latest Report.
The bkpg. is mostly ads. Single sheet, nice condition.
March 7, 1829
PROVIDENCE PATRIOT & COLUMBIAN PHOENIX, Rhode Island, 1829 A lot of 20 issues each with fine reporting of news of the day, plus ads, and with a nice engraving of a phoenix rising from the fire. All cleanly cut at the spine, a few clear tape mends throughout, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.
January 21, 1820
THE RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN, Providence, 1819 & 1820 A lot of twenty issues of this newspapers with much news of the day and a wealth of ads, including many illustrated ship ads. Each issue cleanly loose at the spine, some foxing, perhaps a few minor problems, generally good condition.
April 17, 1812
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston A lot of six issues from just before the outbreak of the War of 1812, with each issue having some minor content relating to it. Dates are March 27; April 3, 17; May 8, 15 & 29, 1812. Each complete in 4 pages with water staining to the bottom one-third, otherwise nice.
July 12, 1893
PUCK, New York, July 12, 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: "... See More
July 5, 1893
PUCK, New York, July 5, 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: "... See More
June 28, 1893
PUCK, New York, June 28, 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:
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April 18, 1863
GLEASON'S LITERARY COMPANION, Boston, April 18, 1863 The masthead features a very large heraldic eagle with a 7 inch wingspan holding in its beak a banner with the title. Mostly filled with literary items including a ftpg. story: "The Pirate's Legacy, A Tale of the Present War" by Lieut. C.P. Morgan, U.S.N., with a print of 3 sailors. Inside has a comical print captioned: &... See More
June 15, 1814
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 15, 1814 Page 2 has: "Launch" beginning: "The 'Seventy-four' at the Navy Yard in Charlestown will be launched on Saturday the 18th..." with a bit more. Also a black-bordered report of the death of the Hon. Samuel Sewall, Chief Justice of the Mass. Supreme Court. Also: 'Report from Maj. Appling to Gen. Gaines" "Measure... See More
December 15, 1804
Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 14, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 19, 1809; Boston Gazette, April 30, 1804; New England Palladium, June 8, 1802; and New York Evening Post, Dec. 15, 1804. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early... See More
December 22, 1855
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 22, 1855 The ftpg. shows: "Sunken Schooner Eudora, From City Island" with more relate prints inside including; "The Eudora Tragedy--Arrest of the Negro" and "Burning of the Steamers at Memphis". Also a print of: "Greytown, Nicaragua" "Explosion of a Steam Fire-Engine, Cincinnati" a doublepg. cent... See More
November 22, 1963
THE DALLAS TIMES HERALD, Texas, November 22, 1963 Serious collectors always try to obtain historic newspapers from the city where the event happened. For JFK's assassination that would be a Dallas newspaper.
Of the two newspapers which published in Dallas in 1963 only the TIMES HERALD reported the assassination on the same day it happened--November 22--and only in their 2nd and 3rd edit... See More
April 2, 1859
GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, April 2, 1859 The ftpg. shows: "A.M. Ross, Acting Engineer of the Victoria Bridge Over the St. Lawrence" and the: "Indus Steam Flotilla...". An inside page has two, nearly half pg. prints: "View Of Girard College" and "U.S. Barracks, Newport, Kentucky" with related text for each.
Eight pages, orn... See More
June 27, 1846
THE DAILY UNION, Washington City, June 27, 1846 The front page has: "Latest From The Army--Reported Surrender of Reynoso" with much on the Mexican War, and also includes a letter datelined; "Camp of Matamoras". Inside has; "Whig Views of the War" "From The Army...Reynosa Taken, etc." "Troops On the Advance" "The Gulf Squadron" and m... See More
July 16, 1842
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, a lot of ten issues of this famous newspaper by Horace Greeley, all from 1841- 1842, the first year of its publication. All issues complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.
June 25, 1845
LOUISVILLE DAILY DEMOCRAT, Louisville, Kentucky, June 25, 1845 The front page is filled with hundreds of ads, a few of which are illustrated. Inside pages have various news of the day including: "Death of Gen. Jackson--Reception of the News". Another bit on this on page 3. Pg. 2 also has: "Something New In Thieving" and an illustrated reward ad for a runaway negro boy (se... See More
September 19, 1929
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 19, 1929 This issue offers an interesting diversion from the typical narrative of the millions lost in the stock market crash of 1929, which would happen just over a month from this date. The bottom of the ftpg. has: "A.T.& T. Valued in Market at $4,047,241, 500, Up $138,198,500 in Day, With Shares 307 1/2". There was a speculative bubble in prices of a fe... See More
February 7, 1932
RESOLUTE OBSERVER, "Published on board during the Cruise Around the World." on the Hamburg-American Line, February 7th, 1932 An interesting broadside issue (printed on the front only) published daily during an 86-day cruise, with tidbits on the trip for that day including mileage, the day's destination, weather, conditions, etc. At this point the ship was "Bound for Bomba... See More
Item #645440THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE, AND AMERICAN REVIEW, (New York), May, 1799 We find it quite difficult to find any 18th century American magazines, let alone once this scarce, which lasted from just April, 1799 (making this vol. 1 #2) to December, 1800 for a total of just 21 issues published.
Among the articles within are: "On Almanacks" "Description of the Cityi of Morocco" and mo... See More
June 28, 1791
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, June 28, 1791 The ftpg. has a document from the "War Department" signed in type by: H. Knox, Secretary of War, concerning military pensioners and how they can apply for benefits (see).
Four pages, minor loss to a blank corner from the back leaf, very nice condition.
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