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Item #663843THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, July 26, 1682 A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.
This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More
Item #663842THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, July 25, 1682 A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.
This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More
May 23, 1961
THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961
* Freedom Riders - Civil rights activists
* Plan to head to Mississippi
* "Nazis" set sights on New Orleans
* "The Faces of Turmoil"
The front page has: "Riders Vow Mississippi Bus Trip", which continues on page 2. The back page has: "The Faces of Turmoil", which includes several related photos - one which is c... See More
May 23, 1961
THE FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 23, 1961
* Freedom Riders
* Civil rights activists
* Montgomery, Alabama
The front page has a two-column, 3-line heading: "What It's Like To Be Part of Freedom Ride", which continues on page 5 with considerable detail. Another article on the front page has: "FBI Makes 1st Arrests In Alabama", with more on page nine. Not photoed is a rel... See More
October 26, 1890
THE WORLD, Oct. 26, 1890
* Dialogue between "the beloved" Walt Whitman and "the brilliant" Robert Ingersoll
Page 10 has the account of a wonderful discussion between Walt Whitman and Robert Ingersoll. See images for details. Additional news of the day with period advertising is found throughout.
Complete in 38 pages, and in overall good condition, but this issue is from ... See More
June 22, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1928
* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart makes history
* Flight across the Atlantic Ocean
* Airplane "Friendship"
* Airplane "Friendship"
The front page has one column headings: "MISS EARHART SEES ALDERSHOT 'TATTOO'" "Motors From London for the Army's Great Annual Night Spectacle" and more. (see) More related articles on page 3.
Other... See More
March 29, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 29, 1929
* Woman aviator Amelia EarhartPage 16 has one column headings: " Permit For Miss Earhart" "She is Fourth Woman to Aviation Transport License" (see)
* Gets Airline Transport Pilot License
* Gets Airline Transport Pilot License
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.
Note: While the major histor... See More
October 11, 1928
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, October 11, 1928
* D-LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin German airship
* 1st Interscontinental flight (takeoff)
* Atlantic Ocean to Lakehurst, New Jersey
The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIRIGIBLE ZEPPELIN OFF FOR U. S." with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on the 1st Intercontinental flight of the Graf Zeppelin.
Other news, sports and advertiseme... See More
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1742 One of the articles within is titled: "The Origin of the Game of Chess from the French of M. Frevet" which includes nearly 2 pages and contains much detail (see photos for portions). The article begins: "In the beginning of the fifth century of the Christian era, there was in the Indies a very powerfull Prince..." an... See More
January 8, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929
* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder
* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire
Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day.... See More
March 7, 1965
TOPEKA SUNDAY CAPITAL-JOURNAL Topeka, Kansas, March 7, 1965 The front page has a three column-wide headline "Whites Jeer Whites - Alabama Tension Mounts". "A hostile and angry crowd of white persons jeered other whites protesting alleged discrimination against Negroes on Saturday at about the same time Gov. George C. Wallace announced that his toppers would halt a planned marc... See More
July 8, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 8, 1928
* re. Frankie Yale (Uale) assassination
* Al Capone is a suspect
* Amelia Earhart - post Atlantic flight
Page 3 has an article headed: "CAPONE SUBPOENAED IN MURDER OF YALE" "Chicago Gangster Is Sought in Miami on Suspicion of Ordering Brooklyn Killing" "Motive Still Is Vague" and more (see photos). Page XX3 (near back) has addi... See More
December 21, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1929
* John Baird - father of television
* TV in it's infancy - inventions
Page 22 has one column headings: "WALKER TELEVISED AT DEMONSTRATION", "Astonished at Clearness of Voice and Images Reproduced by Baird Device" (see) A very significant report during the infancy of television, an invention which would change not only the world ... See More
March 28, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1930
* Professor Albert Einstein
* Unified Field Theory
* Gravitation & Electricity
* Mahatma Gandhi & salt tax
Page 8 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN SUBMITS FIELD THEORY PROOF" "Physicist Presents Paper Showing Application of Work Linking Gravitation and Electricity" "Findings Are Hailed Here" and more. (see)
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March 25, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1930
* Al Jolson's "Mammy"
* World Premiere ad
* Blackface Minstrel
Page 35 has a nice 14 1/2 x 6 inch advertisement for the world premiere of Al Jolson's new movie "Mammy". See photos for this ad which has three illustrations relating to his famous "blackface" appearance. With this movie opening in New York City on March ... See More
December 7, 1921
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, December 7, 1921
* Irish Free State created
* David Lloyd George
The front page has one column headings: "IRISH FREE STATE IS NEW MEMBER OF BRITISH EMPIRE" "British Cabinet Has Unanimously Approved the Settlement and Parliament Is Being Summoned at Once to Ratify the Treaty" and more. Text takes up 2 full columns. A key issue in the creation of the Iris... See More
September 8, 1981
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, September 8, 1981 (for September 9-15, 1981), VOL. XXVI No. 37
Page 65 has in interesting article regarding the Rolling Stones: "Stones Are Only Skin Deep", which includes a large photo of the super-group, which is captioned: "Mick and Keith and a whole bunch of East Village disinformation." See images for details.
Page 73 h... See More
September 9, 1980
THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, September 9, 1980 (for September 10-16, 1980), VOL. XXV No. 37
On September 13, 1980, Elton John performed a free concert in Central Park, New York. The concert drew an estimated 400,000 spectators, which places it in the top 10 biggest (in terms of crowd-size) concerts ever held in Central Park. Page 59 of this issue has a full-page ad for the co... See More
Item #663594THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1798 The prominent feature of this issue would be the nearly 9 pages dedicated to the review of a new publication" "Proofs of Conspiracy against all the Religions and Governments of Europe, carried on in the Secret Meetings of Free Masons, Illuminati, and Reading Societies; collected from good authorities", by John Robison, Profe... See More
July 16, 1969
HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, July 16, 1969
* Apollo 11 spaceflight takeoff
* Neil Armstrong - Buzz Aldrin - Michael Collins
The front page has a nice banner headline: "OFF TO THE MOON !" with a large photo of the takeoff. More coverage on page 2 with photos including one of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins walking to their rocket that would take them to the moon 4 days later.
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April 25, 2001
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 25, 2001 (Calendar Section only) The front page of this Calendar Section has a large photo of U-2's front man, Bono, with another of drummer Larry Mullen. The 4-column headline has: "All That U2 Can't Leave Behind," which provides a detailed review of the mega-group and their performance at Anaheim Stadium. The article continues on an inside page which ha... See More
June 22, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1930
* Space (Moon) travel for humans?
* John Quincy Stewart
This 100+ page newspaper has three column headlines on page 2XX (inside): "A FLIGHT TO THE MOON IN ROCKET-DRIVEN SHIP", "First Voyage of the Kind Which Prophecy Sets for the Year 2050 Is Now Described in Many of Its Details From Start to the Return to Earth" Coverage on Dr. J... See More
September 11, 1849
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, September 11, 1849 Page three has the interesting Chippewa legend, "The Dancing Ghosts", which centers on their response to the Northern Lights phenomenon. The issue also contains much on the issue of slavery and Native Americans, as well as reports related to Westward Expansion.
Complete in four pages,with much political reporting, news of the ... See More
September 21, 1881
THE DESERT NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 21, 1881
* President James A. Garfield's assassination
From 15 years before Utah statehood. Page 8 has all columns black-bordered due to the: "Death Of President Garfield" (see), being an early report without many details. The front page has: "Willful Murder" "Attempt to Shoot" "The Park Shooting" ... See More
March 13, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 13, 1930
* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)
* Salt march (salt satyagraha) begins
* Dandi, India
Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI ON MARCH CHALLENGES ARREST" "Upper India Demonstrates as Nationalists Open Campaign for Independence" "British Troops On Alert" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the... See More
December 10, 1954
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 10, 1954
* Alan Ameche wins Heisman Trophy
* Wisconsin Badgers
* College football
This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 37: "AMECHE RECEIVES HEISMAN TROPHY", "Wisconsin Fullback Saluted as 'Outstanding' Player at Downtown A. C. Event"
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Nice condition.... See More
November 16, 1954
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 16, 1954 The bottom half of the front page has a 2 column head announcing: "Lionel Barrymore Is Dead at 76; Actor's Career Spanned 61 Years" which includes a photo of him (see). The article carries over to an inside page which also includes 4 additional photos of him. See the hyperlink for much more on Lionel Barrymore.
Complete in 60 pages, disbound, very... See More
December 12, 1903
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 12, 1903 The color cover has, "IRON AND STEEL," which is followed by multiple pages of additional articles and photos describing various aspects of the iron industry at the turn of the century. Another article and large photo has: "THE FLOATING SCHOOLSHIP 'YOUNG AMERICA'". The inside cover has a nice ad for Oldsmobile. This ... See More
December 29, 1983
LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 29, 1983 Dennis Wilson, one of the original founders and the drummer for the Beach Boys, drowns in the harbor at Marina Del Rey. The full banner heading on the front page has: "Beach Boy's Drummer Drowns," with subheading: "Dennis Wilson, 39, Dies While Diving it Marina," with several corresponding photos. The coverage continues on an insid... See More
April 25, 2001
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 25, 2001 The front page has the two-line, 4-column heading: "Supreme Court Scales Back Part of '64 Civil Rights Act". In this crucial 5-4 ruling, justices confirm that Congress did not authorize private lawsuits under law prohibiting intentional discrimination. This one one of several cases which constrained the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Another separate 5-4 dec... See More
Item #663474THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, July, 1789 One of the more successful magazines from 18th century America. Pages 1 & 2 have the "Address of the Governor & Council of North Carolina to his excellency General Washington with his "Answer" signed in type: G. Washington. Other items in this issue include: "Account of the Climate of Pennsylvania" "...Respec... See More
March 11, 1934
CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE (Picture Section), March 11, 1934 The front page has a color illustration of St. Patrick, reprinted from William Smith Printseller, Philadelphia. It is a print of the painting which at the time was hanging in Saint Patrick's Church in Chicago, and which had survived the 1871 "Chicago Fire."
Other prints within this section include additional photos and i... See More
June 1, 1797
PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, June 1, 1797 This was William Cobbett's important and controversial--but short-lived--daily newspaper.
Cobbett was a prolific & controversial publisher who often wrote under the pen-name of "Peter Porcupine." He was famous for sniping at his political opponents, usually those of a Jeffersonian-Republican sentiment. The first issue app... See More
April 3, 1952
THE LAMPASAS DISPATCH, Texas, "Juvember 33, 1969" A fascinating fictitious newspaper created specifically for "Operation Long Horn--For Maneuver Purposes Only--Not Intended For General Distribution".
The website begins: "In the spring of 1952, as Cold War tensions heightened, Lampasas Countians’ worst fears seemingly materialized, as “enemy troops”... See More
October 19, 1893
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, Oct. 19, 1893 Of special interest is item #XIX of "Notable Jews - Julius Bien" which also includes a photograph & biography of him.
Among many other prints & photos is a full ft. page print of the "Vigilant", winner of the International Yacht Race; a full pg. on the yacht race; a doublepg. centerfold with 16 prints & photos on ... See More
November 29, 1893
PUCK, New York, Nov. 29, 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
November 8, 1972
DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 8, 1972 The front page is dominated by: "IT'S A NIXON LANDSLIDE" with a bit more, plus a photo of "A Happy President & Pat land at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. last night to follow election results at the White House."
How his fortunes would change in less than 2 years. Complete in 104 pages, minor loss to an upper corner, good condition... See More
March 22, 1753
THE INDEPENDENT REFLECTOR, New York, March 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. This issue is focused on thoughts about creating a college in New York with much on its focus, structure, etc. Reference is made... See More
August 5, 1865
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 5, 1865 A full page has two large prints: "Paul Falk's Lion Park, 8th Avenue and 110th Street, New York -- View Of The Hotel" and "View Of Lion Park and Belvedere...".
Also a half page: "The Great Rowing Match On The Hudson River At Poughkeepsie, New York"; fullpg: "...Burning of the Ship William Nelson Off the... See More
October 7, 1865
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 7, 1865 A nice foldout centerfold: "Grand Celebration of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows & Dedication of the Monument...Founder of the Order...In America, at Baltimore...".
Other prints include: "Fort Smith, Indian Territory, Arkansas..." "Camp Russell, New Haven, Conn...." "The Ruins of Jackson, Miss... See More
March 22, 1856
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 22, 1856 The centerfold has both text and 3 large prints of: "Winter Views Of Niagara Falls" including: "Part of the Horse Shoe Fall from Under Table Rock". Inside has several prints on: "The Santhal Insurrection In India". The bkpg. has a small print of: "...Ice Hills on the Pier at Oswego, New York&quo... See More
May 24, 1890
FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 24, 1890 The prime feature is a great doublepage centerfold with 25 prints of: "Views In Cairo, Illinois, One of the Rapidly Growing Cities of the West."
Among the other prints are: "New Jersey--Magnificent Peddie Memorial Church in Newark, Recently Dedicated..."; a fullpg. of 9 prints of "...Hon. William McKinley, Jr. M... See More
October 31, 1863
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 31, 1863 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
Among the many reports are those headed: "Lee's Campaign" takes nearly an entire page; "Practical & Impracticable Strategy" "The Character of Texas" &quo... See More
June 11, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, June 11, 1864 As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign in Virginia" which takes over 2 pages.
Other items in this issue include: "Operations of General Sherman" "Railw... See More
July 30, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 14, 1865 From shortly after the end of the Civil War, some of the headlines include: "From The South" "The Eastern Press" "The Prices of Negro Labor Fixed in Virginia" "Emphatic Repudiation of Negro Suffrage in Tennessee" "The Conspiracy Trials" "Trial of Prisoners in Hand Cuffs" "Treatment of J... See More
June 15, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, June 15, 1862 Among the ftpg. column headlines on the Civil War are: "INTERESTING FROM NEW ORLEANS" News From North Carolina" "Mysterious Movements of the Rebel Forces" "Rebel Cavalry going in the Direction of Fredericksburg" "Arrival of the Jersey Blue" "News From Norfolk" and much more.
Eight pages, margin tears, some... See More
July 26, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, July 26, 1862 Among the ftpg. column headlines on the Civil War are: "Important From Gen. Pope's Army" "Stonewall Jackson Preparing for Another Expedition" "Thirty Thousand Rebel Troops at and Near Gordonsville", "Rout Of Stuart's Rebel Cavalry" "IMPORTANT FROM MISSOURI" "Rebel Plot to Capture St. Louis Discovere... See More
August 19, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 19, 1863 The front page has: "Base Ball - Star, Of Brooklyn, Vs. Empire, Of New York" with a one paragraph summary and the box score of the game. Baseball reports were uncommon during the Civil War & quite rare to find on the front page.
War-related ftpg. reports as well including: "CHARLESTON" "Rebels Accounts of the Progress of the Siege&... See More
January 30, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 30, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Engagement in the Bayou Teche" 'A Rebel Ironclad Blown to Atoms' "The Rebels Completely Flanked' 'Gen. Grover at Baton Rouge" "Rebel Rumors of Union Disasters" "Speech of Gen. Hamilton" & much more inside as well.
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
February 19, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 19, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Conscription Bill in the House" "A Home for Disabled Soldiers" "Copperheadism in the House" "Late Southern News" "Copperhead Movement in Kentucky" "From Cairo and Below" and more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
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