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August 22, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 22, 1829 Page 4 has nearly half a column taken up with: "Remarkable Natural Curiosity", a report of the arrival in the United States of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original Siamese Twins (of eventual P.T. Barnum fame). Although not mentioned by name research confirms this account is about them.
It notes in part: "The ship Sachem arr... See More
June 27, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, from Baltimore, Maryland, dated June 27, 1829
* Chart on the exporting of American tobacco to foreign countries
* Article re: the Cherokee Nation
This 16 page newspaper has interesting news of the day throughout. A lot of the news in this newspaper is government related from different regions of America. Featured in this issue is report along with a chart on the ... See More
October 29, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, October 29, 1831 Page 2 includes a rather brief report headed "Gen. Nat" which reads: "It is believed that this distinguished leader of the blacks at the massacre in Virginia, was drowned, in attempting to cross New river. So says a letter to the governor of the state." This report proved to be untrue as he was hanged a mont... See More
December 10, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 10, 1831 Of special note is the complete & lengthy text of President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address which occupies the last four pages, signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. In it he reviews all that transpired in 1831.
Also of interest is a complete listing of the "House of Representatives" in 1831, state by ... See More
December 31, 1831
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 31, 1831
* Early Davy Crockett mention
It's always fascinating to find mention of notable people years before they would become a household name. Inside has one such report: an inconspicuous--yet noteworthy--mention of Davy Crockett, less than five years before he would die at the Alamo. As a member of Congress, this report notes: ".... See More
March 21, 1796
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, March 21, 1796 Almost all of pages 1, 2 & 3 are taken up with continued discussions in the: "Congress o the United States - House Of Representatives". The bkpg. is taken up with advertisements including 12 illustrated ship ads.
Four pages, nice condition.
May 7, 1853
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, May 7, 1853 Inside has several prints of West Point, captions including: "Interior View of Old Fort Putnam, at West Point, New York" "View from Fort Putnam...Looking Up the Hudson River" "View of the U.S. Military Academy & the New Barracks..." "Uniforms of the Cadets at the Military Academy..." plus two more. Also ... See More
October 4, 1945
RIMBA POST, Biak, Netherlands East Antilles, October 4, 1945 Biak is a small island located just northwest of New Guinea. During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. This newspaper was begun shortly after the America... See More
September 11, 2001
DAILY NEWS--EXTRA, Los Angeles, September 11, 2001 Because most newspapers today are morning papers, most reported the tragedy of September 11 in their Sept. 12 issue. But some printed an "Extra" edition later the same day, such as this newspaper.
The banner headline reads: "TERROR" above which is: "Attack On American Soil" with two related front page color pho... See More
April 12, 1841
LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 12, 1841 A quite rare little newspaper, published in Italian on the island of Malta, containing four pages, 6 by 8 inches, very nice condition.
December 2, 1753
THE ADVENTURER, London, England, Dec. 2, 1753 An uncommon essay-format bi-weekly newspaper addressed specifically to men, containing six pages & lasting only for 17 months from 1752 to 1753. While each issue varies, common contributors included John Hawkesworth and Samuel Johnson.
A decorative embellishment at the top of the front page.
Six pages, 7 by 11 inches, very nice condit... See More
September 2, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 2, 1865 The prime content is at the top of the bkpg. with reports on the trial of Henry Wirz, the "demon" jailer of the Andersonville Prison camp: "THE WIRZ TRIAL" "The Horrible Case of the Age Resumed" "More Testimony as to the Inhumanity of Wirz" "Awful Condition of the Prisoners" "Iron Collars For Prisoners who ... See More
December 8, 1865
NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1865 Almost all of pg. 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message..." being his state-of-the-union address, signed in type: Andrew Johnson. And all of pg. 7 with a bit of pg. 6 contains: "Report of Lieut.-General U.S. Grant" being his exhaustive review of the war from taking command to Appomattox (continued in a future issue).
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April 8, 1865
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, April 8, 1865 The front page has a nice war map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA" showing the area of Paineville, Amelia Court House, Henderson, Jennings, & more.
Some great & historic front page reporting with first column heads: "VIRGINIA!" "Our Armies Again Victorious!" "General Sheridan Fights a Battle Near Burkesville... See More
July 11, 1864
THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, July 11, 1864 Nice Confederate newspaper from the hotbed of the Confederacy. Notable column heads include: "Another Campaign in Pennsylvania" "Early & Breckinridge Over the Border" "Alarm at the North!" "The Alabama Sunk by the Yankee Gunboat Kearsage" "General War News" and so much more.
Complete ... See More
May 7, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 7, 1863 The ftpg. is dominated by a great Civil War map headed: "THE POSITION SOUTH OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK". Nice first column heads include: "From Hooker's Army" "Affairs on the Right & Left" "Fredericksburg Retaken" "Sedgwick Withdraws His Troops Across the River" "Loss of the enemy Very Large" and more.... See More
September 18, 1860
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1860 The front page of this issue has one column headlines reading: "PRESIDENTIAL" "Anti-Republican Mass Meetings" "A Breckinridge Democrat to Appoint the Electors of the Union Ticket" "Imposing Torch-Light Procession" "The State Of Party" "Speech of Hon. John J. Crittenden at Independence, Ky." and more... See More
November 15, 1859
THE CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Nov. 15, 1859 From what would be the hotbed of the Confederacy movement in just one year. The bkpg. has: "John Brown in Kansas".
Four pages, large folio size, obviously the editor's copy as it is considerably marked up as a guide for future issues, almost disfiguratively. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.
December 1, 1883
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 1, 1883 Full ftpg. shows: "The Evacuation Day Centennial---Grand Marine Procession Passing Up the East River" showing the Brooklyn Bridge. Prints inside include: "Texas--Types of the Cowboys of the Plains" "Louisiana--Sketches in & About New Orleans"; great doublpg. centerfold shows view of the grand parade cele... See More
February 3, 1843
THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Feb. 3, 1843 Early for New Orleans. Page 2 has: "Texan Santa Fe Expedition" which is very descriptive of the journey & takes most of a column. A front page ad is headed: "Negroes Wanted" with details.
Four pages, foxing throughout, a bit irregular at the spine, minor margin tears.
May 1, 1878
MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, May 1, 1878 A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news and literary items of the day and a wealth of ads a well, several of which are illustrated.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, even toning, nice condition.
August 29, 1849
THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., Aug. 29, 1849 The front page is filled with ads including a: "$150 Reward" ad for a runaway slave, with details. Beneath this is an ad: "Colt's Improved Repeating Pistols" signed in type: Samuel Colt. (see)
Four pages, good condition.
July 14, 1846
THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, July 14, 1846 As the title would suggest, freedom for slaves was its focus, but much other news as well.
Four pages, nice condition.
March 12, 1822
BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER, March 12, 1822 Near the bottom of the front page is 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. Close to it is another add: "Copper" for sale by J.W. Revere, at the same address. Nice to have these 2 Revere item on the front page of a... See More
February 19, 1912
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1912 Published shortly before the world's largest ship--the "unsinkable" Titanic--would make history by sinking in the North Atlantic, this newspaper contains an advertisement on page 11 for the return trip of the Titanic. Obviously a trip which would never be made.
The ad is headed: "White Star Line", plus: "Plymouth--Cherbourg--South... See More
May 24, 1836
SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 24, 1836 Page 3 has a report on: "Mr. Hoar's Opinions on the Texan Question" in Congress (note: from shortly after the Alamo & San Jacinto), bits including: "...He looked upon the people of Texas as having voluntarily expatriated themselves from a country which was large enough for all its citizens...He would not vote a farthing ... See More
August 30, 1894
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 30, 1894 Page 9 has a nice, illustrated advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show with a small likeness of Buffalo Bill (see). Just above it is an ad for "Sousa's Band", being the famed John Philip Sousa.
Complete in 10 pages, lightly browned, some small margin tears, otherwise good. Should be handled with care.
April 26, 1834
AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, April 26, 1834 This is a very early issue--a volume three issue--of the very first American periodical on railroading. The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of the train, but keep in mind this is from the very beginning years of t... See More
April 8, 1864
DER CHRISTLICHE BOTSCHAFTER, Cleveland, Ohio, April 8, 1864 This is an interesting German-language newspaper which translates to "The Christian Ambassadors" obviously with a Christian theme & published for the German community living in Cleveland at that time. Contains various news of the day, including some military reports from the Civil War, and other items as we... See More
February 26, 1927
NATIONAL POLICE GAZETTE, New York, Feb. 26, 1927 Very much a sporting magazine at this point. The full ftpg. is a boxing photos: "Mike McTigue Writes 'Finis' On Paul Berlenbach's Ring Career." with more photos inside as well. Balance of the issue has many sports-themed photos, plus other items as well (see).
Complete in 24 pages, stitching at the spine, minor piece fro... See More
November 22, 1963
ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, November 22, 1963 Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Chief Executive Ambushed In Dallas Motorcade; Gov. Connally Wounded".
All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assa... See More
September 1, 1790
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 1, 1790 Page 3 has a report that reads in full: "The Hon. James Wilson, Esq. Associate Judge of the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, is elected Professor of Law in the College of Philadelphia." Wilson was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence, and the first law professor at the College of Philadelphia, now the Univ.... See More
September 26, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 26, 1795 Page 3 has a small item prefaced with: "The following is the concluding paragraph of the answer of the President of the United States to the Chairman of the Norfolk meeting against the Treaty:" and what follows is the paragraph, signed in type: G. Washington.
Four pages, very nice condition.
October 7, 1899
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 7, 1899 The full ftpg. is taken up with two prints of: "Fifty Years of International Yacht Racing" with a related article inside. Other articles with photos/prints include: "Electrographs of the Electro-Static Current made Without a Camera" "A New Chainless Bicycle" "A Courthouse Going to Court" "Electrically... See More
March 6, 1915
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1915 The front cover is a dramatic illustration of a locomotive rushing over a damaged bridge (see). Inside has many photos of the latest military-related items, plus some nice automobile advertisements as well, including a color back cover ad for the "Oldsmobile" (see).
Complete in 32 pages plus covers, two minor repairs at the blank spine... See More
April 13, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 13, 1895 The entire front page is taken up with various aspects of: "The Manufacture of Incandescent Electric Lamps". There is a related article inside. Other prints & articles of science-related inventions & improvements.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.
Sixteen pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.
November 16, 1895
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 16, 1895 The ftpg. has 6 photos of: "The Atlanta Exposition" with text. Among many photos, illustrations & articles inside is a great article: "The Motocycle Race" which has photos of the: "Morris and Salom's Electrobat" and "The Benz Motocycle", both very early versions of cars.
Sixteen pages, never b... See More
March 1, 1813
CONNECTICUT MIRROR, Hartford, March 1, 1813 The ftpg. has: "Slave Trade" noting in part: "...during the year 1810 no less than between 70 and 80,000 negroes were transported as slaves from the western coast of Africa to the opposite shores of the Atlantic..." with much more on this.
Page 2 has: "Official Account of the Capture of the Java" being a letter signed... See More
July 6, 1814
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 6, 1814 Page 2 has: "President of the U. States of America. A PROCLAMATION" concerning the blockade on the Atlantic coast, signed in type: James Madison. Also: "From the Montreal Papers" "Halifax Papers" " 'Reported Peace Prospect" "Abolition of the Slave Trade" and other tidbits.
Four pages, some light d... See More
April 15, 1799
J. RUSSELL'S GAZETTE, Boston, April 15, 1799 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with a lengthy chart of: "Prices Current at Boston" which a very wide variety of home goods, etc. Pg. 3 has an item: "The seat of government for the state of Pennsylvania will in future be fixed at Lancaster, a large & elegant borough town about 60 miles from Philadelphia. A new city, in the hig... See More
April 11, 1798
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 11, 1798 The first column is mostly taken up with: "A PROCLAMATION" by the President for: "...a day of solemn humiliation, fasting, and prayer..." signed: John Adams. Page 2 has a report on the building of Fort Adams at Chickasaw Bluffs (see).
Four pages, a very small rubbing hole in the top quadrant, good condit... See More
July 19, 1880
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 19, 1880 The middle column of the ftpg. has: "Frank James" which concerns reports of his recent arrival in the vicinity, perhaps to visit his mother. Also: "Hanged by Her Insane Mother" "An Obstinate Truant" "A Monster Narrowly Escapes Lynching" and more.
Eight pages, nice condition.
July 8, 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 July 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 11, 1945. See photos for the headlines &... See More
July 1, 1713
THE EXAMINER, London, 1713 This editorial-format newspaper was edited by the famed Jonathan Swift at this time (of Gulliver's Travels fame), It promoted a Tory perspective on British politics, at a time when Queen Anne had replaced Whig ministers with Tories.
Complete as a single sheet newspaper as was typical of the day, 7 1/2 by 13 inches, nice condition.
December 15, 1804
Five very early 19th century American newspapers: The National Intelligencer, Dec. 19, 1808, U.S. Gazette for the Country, June 29, 1809; Boston Gazette, May 7, 1804; New England Palladium, July 20, 1802; and Columbian Centinel, Feb. 13, 1802. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early news... See More
September 22, 1798
FELIX FARLEY'S BRISTOL JOURNAL, England, Sept. 22, 1798 Nice engraving in the masthead. The news reports are almost entirely from England but a few items from elsewhere in Europe. Nice red tax stamp on pg. 4.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, a few small bits of staining, good condition.
January 1, 1953
An interesting collection of 8 issues of: "The News", a small newsletter which was the: "Journal of the International Newspaper Collector's Club", dates from 1950 to 1955. Crudely done by mimeograph, these issues provide an interesting perspective of what newspaper collectors were focused on 60+ years ago.
February 22, 1753
THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, Feb. 22, 1753 This rare newspaper lasted for less than one year, publishing but 52 issues. Primarily moral and political essays, it gave offense to men in power and was "suppressed by authorities", as Brigham relates.
The imprint appears at the bottom of the back page, noting: "New York: Printed by J. Parker at the New Printing Office in B... See More
June 9, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 10, 1757, July 30, 1763, June 9, 1767, June 8, 1769, & May 9, 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 about 8... See More
November 18, 1865
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 18, 1865 The ftpg. is a dramatic print: "Fearful Explosion in Front of the Wyoming Hotel, Greenwich St., New York". Prints inside include: "Experiments with Torpedo Shells"; a fullpg: "The Rich of New York--How They Live" with 11 prints, and a fullpg: "The Poor of New York--How They Live" with 14 prints. S... See More
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