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Nellie Bly's trip around the world...
Item # 660998
January 14, 1890
THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 14, 1890
* Nellie Bly's trip around the World
* Best title to have
Page 2 has the report on the return home of Nellie Bly from her round-the-world trip, an excursion which was sponsored by this newspaper. It also ran a contest to guess to exact length of time for her trip (see photos).
The report is headed: "Guess Early & Often" which is regarding the contest. Also on page 2: "Speeding To America--Nellie Bly is Now About 2,500 Miles from San Francisco" and "They Sang of Nellie Bly"
Complete in 12 pages, pulpish and browned with various margin tears, some extending into text but without causing loss save for a piece from the front leaf not affecting the mentioned content. Must be handled very carefully.
Category: Post-Civil War