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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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$48.00
674525

From a small mining town (Jackson) in Northern California...

Item #674525

September 20, 1879

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879 



* Rare old West publication



Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines.

Various news of the day both local & nat... See More  

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$57.00
674529

The Mormons in Utah... Electricity comes to Utah...

Item #674529

November 26, 1879

THE DESERET NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 26, 1879  This newspaper was published 17 years before it became a state. Included is an interesting report concerning a stagecoach robbery. Also Mormon-related items, with articles headed: "The Mormons And The Indians" & "Sugar Made In Utah" "Murder" and "Discourse Delivered by Elder Geo. Q. Cannon at the Tab... See More  

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$42.00
649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

Item #649238
A lot of seven "Old West" newspapers, each with a different title from California dating in the 1870's through 1890's. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a bargain price. A wealth of both news reports and ads of the day. Keep in mind, issues from this period can be fragile and must be handled with care.

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$89.00
649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

Item #649311
(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.

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$27.00
649271

A great lot from the Old West... at a reduced price...

Item #649271
(10) A lot of ten "OLD WEST" newspapers from California, dating in the 1870's through 1890's, and priced at a bargain due to edge tears, mends, wear, etc. which makes them somewhat 2nd-rate. The set will contain at least 5 different titles, and no two issues will have the same date. A nice opportunity for a mini-set of different "Wild West" titles at a significantly red... See More  

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$55.00
671167

Graphic on the wine industry in Hammondsport...

Item #671167

August 07, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880 (at a significantly reduced price)



* Gold Seal Winery (Urbana) prints

* Hammondsport, New York




The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room.

A very nice & displayable issue for any wine col... See More  

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$20.00
649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

Item #649312
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 25 issues dating from 1881 thru 1906.  Many photos and illustrations of the latest inventions and scientific improvements and gimmicks of the era. All are complete issues in nice condition.

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$90.00
649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

Item #649278
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York  A lot of 36 2nd-rate issues from 1880's and 1890's, containing many photos or illustrations, providing a nice look at the latest inventions and scientific improvements of the 19th century. Offered at a discount due to minor imperfections (slight staining, edge tears, library ink stamps, etc.) making them 2nd-rate.

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$65.00
674556

Graphic presentation of Garfield's funeral in a "hometown" newspaper...

Item #674556

September 24, 1881

THE CLEVELAND HERALD, Ohio, September 24, 1881 



* President James S. Garfield death

* Best publication to be had




See the photos for one of the more graphic presentations of a presidential funeral. Perhaps not surprisingly because Garfield was from Cuyahoga County, the county of Cleveland, making this essentially his "hometown" newspaper.

The first column has some nice  ... See More  

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$93.00
679364

Jesse James...

Reacting to the romanticizing of the killing of Jesse James in a same-state newspaper...

Item #679364

April 13, 1882

THE REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Missouri, April 13, 1882  Page 4 has an article with column heads: "The Killing Of Bandit James" "More Comfort for the Murderer's Friends". This is an interesting editorial groaning about the those who mourn about how he was killed, and including: "...True, a pistol was not placed in his hands and he told to 'defend himself'...&q... See More  

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$244.00
674143

A noted baseball player of the day...

Item #674143

October 21, 1882

NEW YORK CLIPPER, Oct. 21, 1882  Inside has a nice portrait of "Waller Wallace", a prominent baseball player at that time. Included is a biography of him. The same page has box scores and write-ups for 13 baseball games.

The back several pages contains a great wealth of advertisements for the theater business including much on noted acts of the day.

Sixteen pages, great condition.... See More  

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$35.00
679409

Gunfight at the OK Corral, and much more...

Item #679409
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883 



* Tombstone, Arizona

* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of ... See More  

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$137.00
674514

Great scenes of Yellowstone National Park...

Item #674514

August 11, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 11, 1883  The full front page is a great & scenic print captioned: "Scenes In The American Wonderland - The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone." Inside has another full page with 4 images of: "The American Wonderland--Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" which includes Yellowstone Lake, the giant geyser in action, etc., p... See More  

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$59.00
646570

Jay Gould tells the story of his life... Frank James murder trial...

Item #646570

September 06, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 6, 1883  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "The Labor Problem" "Jay Gould Tells the Story of His Business Life" "Working in a Store at $20 per Month--Surveying Railroads--In the Railroad Stock Business".

Pg. 4 has: "The James Trial" "C.P. Johnson's Plea for the Defendant--Judge Shanklin's Argument"... See More  

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$38.00
649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

Item #649257
(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's  A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day.  Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue.  Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.

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$39.00
674219

Preparing for the Statue of Liberty... Oklahoma Boomers...

Item #674219

May 16, 1885

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 16, 1885  The front page is a montage of prints concerning the trial of Richard Short for the assault on Capt. Phelan.

Inside has a very dramatic print of: "The Tenement House Fire...A Father's Desperate Resort--Four Children Thrown from a 3rd Story Window". Another fullpg. shows a reunion of Union & Confederates solders in ... See More  

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$47.00
678716

Terrific & displayable baseball print...

Item #678716

May 08, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 8, 1886 



* Collectible 19th century baseball print



The full ftpg. shows: "Some Setters & Pointers at the Dog Show" with a related article inside. Other prints include: "The Canoe Exhibition", a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "The Root Of The Matter"; a doublepage centerfold of: "Trinity Church, Boston"; and a... See More  

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$275.00
674703

Death of Jenny Lind... The 'fighting Indians'...

Item #674703

November 10, 1887

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Nov. 10, 1887



* Jenny Lind death

* Swedish Nightingale

* Opera singer




The top of the front page has: "The Death of Jenny Lind" "A Brief Life Sketch of the World-Famed Songstress" which includes an illustration of her.

Also on the ftpg: "THE FIGHTING INDIANS" "A Brief Skirmish And A Dead Sword-Bearer" "The... See More  

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$38.00
673918

Newspaper for African-Americans...

Item #673918
THE AFRICAN'S FRIEND, Philadelphia, 1st month, 1888



* Rare publication



Subtitled: "For the Promotion of Religion & Morality" and near the top is: "For distribution among the colored people of the Southern States of the United States of America, and Liberia in Africa." The title would suggest that it was sympathetic to the plight of the African Americans, from not ... See More  

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$33.00
674711

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "The Dead Emperor"...

Item #674711

March 10, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 10, 1888



* Walt Whitman's "The Dead Emperor" poem - 1st appearance



Page 6 has a poem titled: "The Dead Emperor", signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive. It is very significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves of G... See More  

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$125.00
670050

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #670050

April 07, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 7, 1888 



* Very rare Southwest publication



Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealt... See More  

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$127.00
674710

Great, early scenes from Yellowstone...

Item #674710

September 15, 1888

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, Sept. 15, 1888 



* Early Yellowstone Park



The title is a bit of a misnomer as this was actually a separate, stand-along publication, not a supplement to the regular title.

The front page features four illustrations showing: "Scenes In The Yellowstone National Park" including "On the Shores of the Yellowstone Lake" "Paint... See More  

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$50.00
669522

"Jack the Ripper" mentioned twice in the report...

Item #669522

October 20, 1888

THE TIMES, London, England, October 20, 1888 



* Jack the Ripper Whitechapel murders

* Best title to be had (very rare as such)




During the last half of 1888 the East End of London, primarily the Whitechapel district, was terrorized by a murderer who came to be known as Jack The Ripper. His infamous & brutal crime spree was reported in newspapers around the world--indeed, most Ameri... See More  

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$348.00
669339

First of this Indian Territory newspaper we have offered...

Item #669339

October 05, 1889

OUR BROTHER IN RED, Muskogee, Indian Territory, Oct. 5, 1889 



* Very rare publication



This would become the state of Oklahoma in 1907. A quite uncommon title meant for the Indians in the territory. The motto in the masthead notes: "Christian Education the Hope of the Indian."

This title is not noted in Gregory's "Union List of Newspapers", nor are any held by th... See More  

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$138.00
674037

Curiously worded headline... Civil War generals...

Item #674037

December 05, 1889

GREENSBORO NORTH STATE, North Carolina, Dec. 5, 1889  An interesting paper if only because of the curious headlines and reporting of a gruesome tragedy. A ftpg. column is headed: "SEVEN MEN ROASTED" "And Dashed to Death in the Minneapolis Tribune Fire" "Dread Details Of The Disaster".

Page 3 has many portraits of Civil War generals from: "Hood's Campaig... See More  

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$29.00
674521

Great Western print on the cover...

Item #674521

June 07, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890  The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback.

A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full pages with... See More  

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$71.00
673986

Statehood of Wyoming...

Item #673986

July 10, 1890

THE WORLD, New York City, July 10, 1890  Page three heading "Congress Day By Day" reports "Fixing the Wyoming Bill." "The presiding officer of the Senate (Mr. Ingalls) having signed the bill to admit Wyoming it went to the President to-day. He thereupon referred it to the Attorney-General to ascertain if there were any legal objections to its approval."

Complete... See More  

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$54.00
674070

No issues held by any institution...

Item #674070

November 07, 1890

THE WEST SIDE CITIZEN, Villa Park, Colorado, Nov. 7, 1890 



* Very rare publication



Although once a separate town, Villa Park today is a neighborhood of Denver, about 4 miles west of downtown. This is a very rare title, as only one institution is recorded in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) as having any issues and that collection was purchased in its entirety bu us.

An eight... See More  

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$58.00
679347

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #679347

April 26, 1893

PUCK, New York, April 26, 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: &quo... See More  

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$28.00
674522

Edison & the beginning of the motion picture industry...

Item #674522

May 20, 1893

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1893



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* invention of the Kinetograph




The top of an inside page has a very historic article headed: "First Public Exhibition of Edison's Kinetograph" which was essentially the beginning of the motion picture industry.

The articles takes over a full column & a portion includes: "...the duration of each imag... See More  

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$127.00
674696

Rare title from Grand Junction, Colorado...

Item #674696

January 26, 1895

GRAND VALLEY STAR-TIMES, Grand Junction, Colorado  Jan. 26, 1895 



* Rare publication



A quite rare title as it lasted from just 1893 to 1896 with this title, and Gregory notes only one institution having but 3 issues as we purchased the holdings from Kansas Historical Society (although the A.A.S. records 17 issues).

Eight pages, evenly toned, loose at the spine, some minor margin c... See More  

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$46.00
674746

Baseball... the technique of pitching...

Item #674746

May 11, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 11, 1895  The front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers captioned: "All Broke Up - the Only Cure For A Financial Spree."

Inside has a full page with 7 scenes of: "Sandy Hook Lightship--The Only Electric Lightship in the World"; a page on "Fort Snelling, Old and News" including 5 prints/photos of the Minnesota military s... See More  

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$73.00
679436

Terrific golf print for any golfer...

Item #679436

October 12, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Oct. 12, 1895  This issue features a very nice fullpg. print by famed artist A.B. Frost titled: "Golf" which includes 13 illustrations of golf shots, most of a comic theme.

The full front page is a political cartoon by W. A. Rogers: "Mr. Croker's Busy Season Begins". Inside has: "Representative Bishops of the Protestant Episcopal Ch... See More  

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$95.00
674216

United States Post Office...

Item #674216

April 18, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 18, 1896  The ftpg. shows: "Letter Canceling Machines in the U.S. Post Office, New York City" with a related article as well. 

Page 3 has a report on the 1896 Olympic Games, the first held after being abolished 15 centuries ago. Various prints of: "Gas Machine for Industrial & Domestic Uses" and various other prints &... See More  

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$28.00
674114

The noted Jane Addams...

Item #674114
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, May, 1896 



* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union



An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.

The front page features a photo of the renowned "Miss Jane Addams". Addams was an American settlement acti... See More  

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$39.00
670491

Battleship Maine is sunk...

Item #670491

February 16, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 16, 1898 



* USS Maine explosion (1st report)

* Spanish- American War prelude




The front page has a nice stack of two-column heads on the battleship Maine tragedy: "A NATIONAL CALAMITY" "The Battleship Maine Blown Up in Havana Harbor" "NEARLY THREE HUNDRED MEN ARE DEAD" "Thrilling Story of the Survivors--... See More  

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$98.00
649249

America at war: The Great War Collection...

Item #649249
THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every American war. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 10 being newspapers), one each for:



French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the Gulf War.



The earlie... See More  

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$195.00
679355

The Spindletop oil discovery transforms the oil industry in Texas...

Item #679355

January 14, 1901

THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, January 14, 1901 



* Discovery of oil gusher in Beaumont, Texas

* Beginning of the Great Spindletop oil well




Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coincid... See More  

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$196.00
679354

Spindletop oil discovery...

Item #679354

January 17, 1901

NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1901  Although discoveries were made in various locations long before this date, this discovery--to be known as Spindletop--marked the emergence of the oil industry at a time when the automobile and other industries were experiencing rapid growth, coinciding with the need for this new product.

The discovery of oil in Beaumont, Texas, was the beginning of the oil i... See More  

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$288.00
649268

Rare and early stock market title...

Item #649268

January 01, 1903

WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903  This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.

Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More  

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$29.00
678658

Color Illustrations from 1906...

Item #678658

July 22, 1906

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SUPPLEMENT, California, July 22, 1906  This unique color cover supplement has several interesting illustrations starting with a full front page illustration of "The Goddess of Wheat"

The inside pages have the following articles and illustrations of interest including: "OFF THE BEATEN PATH IN MEXICO", "A FAMILY OUTING THAT PAYS", an... See More  

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$25.00
674500

Displayable issue for the outdoorsman...

Item #674500

February 29, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN--"Sportsman Number", New York, February 29, 1908  See the photo for the great color cover which has an outdoor sports theme. The front page is a photo of: "Mountaineering In the Himalayas". Much of the content within has a sporting theme.

Complete issue, small library stamp near the spine, otherwise  in great condition.

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$62.00
674749

Baseball-themed color cover...

Item #674749

September 16, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 16, 1911  The full color front cover is a baseball-themed print captioned: "IF" showing 3 men arguing over a 3-2 baseball game, presumably discussing "what if??"

The inside front page is: "One Of Europe's Prettiest Princesses", Princess Henry of Pless. Other photos within include: "Scenes in the National Shooting con... See More  

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$58.00
674555

Displayable color croquet cover...

Item #674555

March 21, 1912

LESLIE'S, New York, March 21, 1912  The prime feature of this issue is the very nice color cover, showing a woman playing croquet. This issue also features a very nice color back cover for "Grape-Nuts".

Also of interest is the nice doublepage centerfold which shows thirteen "Famous American Country Houses" including Vanderbilt's place at Biltmore, N.C.

Various un... See More  

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$44.00
680041

Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold... In a Carlisle newspaper...

Item #680041

July 09, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal

* Pentathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic

* Best publication to be had (very rare)




Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredi... See More  

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$380.00
646999

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913  As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.

Complete in 1... See More  

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$28.00
679319

Ice skating displayable color cover from 1913...

Item #679319

January 13, 1913

THE PEOPLE'S HOME JOURNAL, New York, January 13, 1913 (front cover only)  This color cover has a wonderful color image of a young girl putting on her ice skates. Would look great framed. 

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$21.00
673923

Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #673923
THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, March 15, 1913 



* "Horse Capital of the World"



As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on  horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".

The ftpg. has a photo of the horse: "Machintla, Bay Filly, 1909" with a great wealth of ... See More  

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$28.00
649251

A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item #649251

January 01, 1914

CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914  This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting  newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More  

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$21.00
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