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703404

1966 Allen Ginsberg poem release...

Item #703404

April 28, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, April 28, 1966



* American poet & writer Allen Ginsberg release

* "Wichita Vortex Sutra" anti- Vietnam war poem




Starting on page 17 is the release of a poem by Allen Ginsberg titled: "Wichita Vortex Sutra" with lengthy text continuing on 2 other pages.

wikipedia notes: "Wichita Vortex Sutra" is an ant... See More  

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703403

1966 Chuck Berry & The Byrds concert ads...

Item #703403

March 24, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 24, 1966



* Chuck Berry "King of Rock and Roll"

* American singer, songwriter & guitarist

* Carnegie Hall concert advertisement

* The Byrds - rock band upcoming performances ad




Page 20 has a small advertisement for a "Chuck Berry & The Four Tops" concert at Carnegie Hall. Berry is known as the "Father of... See More  

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703401

1966 James Brown & The Byrds concert ads...

Item #703401

March 17, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 17, 1966



* American singer James Brown "Mr. Dynamite"

* Madison Square Garden concert advertisement

* The Byrds - rock band upcoming performances ad




Page 16 has a small advertisement for a "Mr. Dynamite James BROWN" performance at Madison Square Garden. He is known as the "Godfather of Soul".

Another ad on... See More  

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703398

1966 The Beach Boys at Yankee Stadium concert ad...

Item #703398

March 03, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 3, 1966



* The Beach Boys - American rock band

* Yankee Stadium concert advertisement

* Judy Collins at Brooklyn Collage concert ad




The top of page 15 has a small advertisement for "The BEACH BOYS" concert at Yankee Stadium.

Another ad on the same is for a "JUDY COLLINS" concert at Brooklyn Collage. (see images)

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703397

1910 Primero, Colorado coal mine disaster...

Item #703397

February 02, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 2, 1910



* Primero coal mine mining explosion disaster

* Las Animas County, Colorado ghost town

* Browder - Drakesboro, Kentucky mine explosion




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "114 DEAD IN TWO MINE EXPLOSIONS" with subheads. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era.... See More  

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703394

1967 "Black Power/White Power" illustration...

Item #703394

September 21, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, Sept. 21, 1967



* French artist & writer Tom Ungerer

* Black Power/White Power racial illustration

* Paul Thek's "Dead Hippie" sculpture




The front page has Tomi Ungerer's racist illustration titled: "Black Power/White Power" (see image)

source: Poster Auctions International, Inc.: “Black Po... See More  

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703392

1967 Neil Diamond nightclub ad...

Item #703392

August 24, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, Aug. 24, 1967



* Early Neil Diamond performance advertisement

* American singer - songwriter - musician

* Pre "Sweet Caroline (1969)" song fame


* "The Bitter End" nightclub - Manhattan



Page 27 has a small advertisement for a Neil Diamond performance at "The Bitter End" nightclub in Manhattan. This ... See More  

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703389

1968 The Bee Gees NYC concert advertisement...

Item #703389

July 11, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, July 11, 1968



* The BEE GEES concert advertisement

* Forest Hills Tennis Stadium - Queens NYC

* Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb brothers

* The Jimi Hendrix Experience concert ad




Page 22 has a 7 x 6 inch advertisement for a "The Incredible BEE GEES" concert at the Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in New York City. (see image... See More  

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703388

1968 The Doors, The Who & Jimi Hendrix...

Item #703388

July 11, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, July 11, 1968



* The Doors - The Who - Jimi Hendrix Experience

* New York Rock Festival - Singer Bowl in Queens

* Rock bands concert performances advertisement




Page 24 has a 6 x 4 inch advertisement for "The New York Rock Festival" which featured "The Doors", The Who" and "Jimi Henrix". (see ima... See More  

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703385

1967 death of Mississippi John Hurt...

Item #703385

January 19, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Jan. 19, 1967



* Guitarist Mississippi John Hurt death editorial

* African American blues singer & songwriter




The top of page 7 has a heading: "Mississippi John Hurt: Death of a quiet Legend" (see images)

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the time.

It is worth noting th... See More  

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703314

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #703314

November 14, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 14, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is ... See More  

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703311

1970 "Gimme Shelter" World premiere film showing...

Item #703311

December 03, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Dec. 3, 1970



* "Gimme Shelter" World premiere advertisement

* Rolling Stones documentary film - movie

* Altamont Free Concert footage - Meredith Hunter

* North American Tour (1969) - Madison Square Garden




Page 71 has a 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch advertisement for the opening day, actually the World premiere showing of "GIMME... See More  

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703303

1970 Grateful Dead album release...

Item #703303

November 26, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 26, 1970



* Grateful Dead album release advertisement

* "American Beauty" Trucking - Ripple & more

* Jerry Garcia - Bob Weir - Ron "Pigpen" McKernan




Page 49 has a full page advertisement for the release of "American Beauty" music album by the Grateful Dead. Includes a photo of the band. (see imag... See More  

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703302

1970 "People's Flag Show"... Judson Memorial Church...

Item #703302

November 19, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 19, 1970



* People's Flag Show exhibition w/ photos

* Judson Memorial Church - Judson Three

* Faith Ringgold - Abbie Hoffman - Kate Millett




The front page has a heading: "Bars & stripes forever" with lead-in: "The flag as art" and 3 related photos. (see images) Coverage continues inside.

wikipedia not... See More  

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703301

World premiere ad for "The French Connection"...

Item #703301

October 07, 1971

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village (weekly), New York, Oct. 7, 1971



* "The French Connection" World premiere advertisement

* American neo-noir action thriller film - movie

* Famed actors Gene Hackman & Roy Scheider

* Car chase fame - Jimmy "Popeye" Doyle




Page 61 has a 8 x 6 inch advertisement for: "The French Connection" for it's World premiere in ... See More  

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703260

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #703260

June 22, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 22, 1671



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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703234

1970 Led Zeppelin III album release...

Item #703234

October 15, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 15, 1970



* Led Zeppelin III album release advertisement

* English rock band - Bron-Yr-Aur cottage fame

* Robert Plant - Jimmy Page - John Bonham




Page 41 has a full page advertisement for the release of "Led Zeppelin III" music album. (see images)

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no... See More  

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703197

1970 Occultist tour advertisement...

Item #703197

October 01, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 1, 1970



* Marc Reymont's performance advertisement

* Occultism - witches spells - witchcraft - tarot

* Clairvoyance - voodoo - telepathy - hypnotism

* Orrie de Nooyer Auditorium - Hackensack NJ




Page 34 has a 7 x 3 1/2 inch advertisement for: "Marc Reymont's Occultism in the 70's" tour. (see images)

I susp... See More  

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703142

Very 1st "Earth Day" observation in 1970...

Item #703142

April 16, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, April 16, 1970



* First "Earth Day" observation notice

* Environmental protection demonstration

* Climate change - global warming concerns




Page 21 has full page notice headed: "New York...We've had it!" (see images) This was for the very first "Earth Day" which was observed less than a week later.

wi... See More  

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703140

1974 Edgar Winter Group with Rick Derringer...

Item #703140

May 09, 1974

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, May 9, 1974



* Edgar Winter Group with Rick Derringer

* American multi-instumentalist (Edgar Winter)

* Madison Square Garden concert advertisement




Pages 54 & 55 has a nice double page advertisement for "THE EDGAR WINTER GROUP with RICK DERRINGER" (see images)

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was... See More  

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703119

1970 PINK FLOYD concert ad... Panther 21 protest...

Item #703119

March 26, 1970

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, March 26, 1970



* Pink Floyd Fillmore East concerts advertisement

* British psychedelic rock group - band performance

* 1st NYC Appearances - David Gilmour - Roger Waters

* Black Panther 21 full page protest march notice (see)




Page 33 has a 10 x 2 1/2 advertisement for the "PINK FLOYD" concerts at the Fillmore East. (see images) Th... See More  

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703116

1970 New York's Pop Festival... Jimi Hendrix...

Item #703116

July 09, 1977

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, July 9, 1970



* New York's Pop Festival - music concerts

* Randalls Island, Manhattan, New York City

* Jimi Hendrix, Steppenwolf & much more




Page 28 has a 8 x 6 inch advertisement for "NEW YORK POP" music festival held on Randall's Island in Manhattan. (see image)

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item beca... See More  

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703105

Exploring the Yellowstone... Westward expansion...

Item #703105

January 15, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 15, 1820 



* Yellowstone expedition - American frontier



Certainly the best is the lengthy report headed: "Expedition to the Yellow Stone" which has some great detail on this expedition, which is a very early report. The text takes over 3 pages and includes a half pg. chart headed: "Statement Showing the Movement of the Troops com... See More  

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703104

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #703104

September 22, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 22, 1684



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measur... See More  

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703103

Bobby Jones behind at the 1929 U.S. Open...

Item #703103

June 29, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1929 



* Golfer Bobby Jones at the U.S. Open

* Winged Foot Golf Club at Mamaroneck




The front page has a one column heading: "JONES LOSES LEAD AT GOLF IN STORM" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (page 11) with banner headline, stats and related photos. Jones would come from behind to win the U. S. Open.

Other news, sports an... See More  

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703101

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1675...

Item #703101

July 15, 1675

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 15, 1675



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, me... See More  

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703100

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1684...

Item #703100

November 03, 1684

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Nov. 3, 1684



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measurin... See More  

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703098

1972 Cheech & Chong album release...

Item #703098

June 22, 1972

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, June 22, 1972



* Cheech & Chong comedy duo

* "Big Bambu" album release

* Drug and counterculture movement




Page 51 has a full page advertisement for the release of "Big Bambu" comedy album by Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong. (see images)

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reas... See More  

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702882

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #702882

August 18, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Aug. 18, 1701



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is ... See More  

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702874

1974 War of Attrition in the Bashan Salient...

Item #702874

April 15, 1974

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, April 15, 1974



* War of Attrition in the Bashan Salient

* Israel Jews Jewish vs. Syria Syrians




The front page has a banner headline: "Big Mt. Hermon battle; Israelis and Syrians fight hand-to-Hand" (see images)

Complete with 112 pages, tabloid size, nice condition.

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702870

1974 Pan Am Flight 812 disaster...

Item #702870

April 23, 1974

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, April 23, 1974



* Pam Am Flight 812 disaster

* Boeing "Clipper Climax" airplane

* Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia




The front page has a banner headline: "Jet crashes on Bali" with subhead. (see images)



Complete with 104 pages, tabloid size, nice condition.

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702868

The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #702868

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 2021



* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President


* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President



The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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702867

SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster....

Item #702867

March 18, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1931



* SS Viking sealing ship explosion disaster

* Film producer Varick Frissell




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "24 MISSING FROM THE VIKING; SARGENT, INJURED, IS SAVED; RESCUE BOATS REACH ISLAND" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the SS Viking disaster near Horse Islands off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada. Always nice to have ... See More  

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702799

1874 Charley Ross kidnapping...

Item #702799

July 30, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 30, 1874



* 4 year old boy - Charley Ross kidnapping

* 1st American for ransom in U.S. (media coverage)




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "THE KIDNAPPING SHAME" "A Possible Clew Found at Last" and more (see images). Text takes up about 1 1/4 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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702795

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1700...

Item #702795

May 16, 1700

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 16, 1700



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is c... See More  

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702794

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1701...

Item #702794

April 03, 1701

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 3, 1701



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* At the turn of the 18th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is ... See More  

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702793

1967 THE DOORS early concert advertisement...

Item #702793

November 02, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Nov. 2, 1967



* THE DOORS very early performance ad

* American rock band - Jim Morrison

* Assembly Hall - Hunter Collage (NYC)




Page 22 has a small but early advertisement for "THE DOORS" concert at Hunter Collage in New York City. A school fraternity apparently put on this show. (see image)

I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their wa... See More  

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702787

1972 Patti Smith performace listing....

Item #702787

November 09, 1972

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 9, 1972



* Early Patti Smith performance listing

* American singer songwriter - poet

* Mercer Arts Center - Grand Central Hotel




Page 63 has a listing for "MAC" with a list of performers. One of the performers was a young Patti Smith. Her name is listed twice here in small lettering. (see images)

I suspect this to be an... See More  

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702786

Janis Joplin's last concert with Big Brother....

Item #702786

October 17, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 17, 1968



* Big Brother and the Holding Company

* Last concert w/ Janis Joplin before going solo

* Hunter College (NYC) performance advertisement




Page 35 has a 4 x 2 1/2 advertisement for "Big Brother & The Holding Company & Janis Joplin" for there upcoming appearance at Hunter College in New York City. (see im... See More  

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702784

Blackwater Fire of 1937.... Cody, Wyomiong...

Item #702784

August 23, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 23, 1937 



* Blackwater Fire of 1937

* Cody, Wyoming - Park County

* Shoshone National Forest

* Firefighting - firefighters 



The top of the front page has a two column heading: "11 Burned to Death, 40 Hurt as Forest Fire Traps Scores" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage on the forest fire near Cody, Wyoming that left several fir... See More  

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702783

Closing weeks of the Civil War...

Item #702783

March 25, 1865

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 25, 1865 



* Confederates falling apart 

* Nearing the end of war 

* Averasboro, North Carolina
 



Among the front page one column ads on the Civil War are: "Great Cavalry Campaign", "Land Co-Operation with the Fleet Before Mobile", "From The South", "Official Dispatch From Gen. Grant", "The Reported Fi... See More  

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702720

1918 Krazy Kat & Abie The Agent comic strips...

Item #702720

June 28, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 28, 1918



* Early "Krazy Kat" comic strip

* Cartoonist George Herriman

* "Abie the Agent" Jewish car salesman

* Harry Hershfield "the Jewish Will Rogers"




Pages 14 & 15 have four early comic strips titled: "Baron Bean", "Abie The Agent" & "Krazy Kat". See images for the full "Krazy Kat&... See More  

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702719

The Jimi Hendrix Experience 1969 MSG concert ad...

Item #702719

May 15, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, May 15, 1969



* The Jimi Hendrix Experience performance

* Madison Square Garden concert advertisement




Page 28 has a 5 x 4 inch decorative advertisement for "The Jimi Hendrix Experience" concert at Madison Square Garden. (see images) This was the only time Hendrix played at this famous venue.

I suspect this to be an extr... See More  

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702714

Rhode Island congratulates the President on his inauguration...

Item #702714

June 23, 1801

NEW-ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, June 23, 1801  Page 2 contains a fine letter: "To Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States" from the legislature of Rhode Island, congratulating him on being inaugurated as President.

This is followed by: "The President's Answer" signed in type: T. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.... See More  

Item from Catalog 341 (released for April, 2024)

(Added to Catalog #341 after the hardcopy was released - only available on-line.)

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702712

1935 Death of Billy Sunday...

Item #702712

November 07, 1935

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Nov. 7, 1935



* Billy Sunday death (1st report)

* Baseball player & evangelist




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BILLY SUNDAY DIES AT 72 OF HEART ATTACK" with subheads and photo. (see images)

Complete with 20+ pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, some small binding holes and a little wear along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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702697

Hebron massacre of 1929... Graf Zeppelin...

Item #702697

August 28, 1929

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 28, 1929 



* Hebron Massacre - murders

* Palestine riots - Arabs vs. Jews

* Western Wailing Wall

* Graf Zeppelin around World flight

* Historic aviation feat (airship)




The front page has a one column heading: "HOLY LAND RIOT INFLAMES ARABS TO WIDE REVOLT" with subhead. (see images) More on page 8 with related map.

Also a nice front page banne... See More  

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702687

Liberation of Warsaw, Poland by the Russians...

Item #702687

January 17, 1945

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 17, 1945



* Liberation of Warsaw Poland by the Russians



The front page has a banner headline: "WARSAW LIBERATED BY REDS" with subheads. (see images) Nice for display.



Complete with 10 pages, light toning at the margins, minor spine wear, generally very nice.

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702676

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1671...

Item #702676

June 15, 1671

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 15, 1671



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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702672

1808 Theatrical ad includes Edgar Allan Poe's father...

Item #702672

December 26, 1808

BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 26, 1808



* Edgar Allan Poe's father theater ad



A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with the performance of: "BATTLE OF HEHAM", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mr. Poe" as "Montague". He was the father of Edgar Allan Poe.

Four page... See More  

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702671

Printed at an institution for the criminally insane...

Item #702671

July 01, 1921

THE FARVIEW ECHO, Farview (Waymart), Wayne County, Pennsylvania, July, 1921  This is an interesting four page newspaper published by the "Farview State Hospital" which was for the criminally insane. The issue contains a wide range of various news tidbits and no advertisements.

Measures about 12 1/2 by 17 inches, good condition. An unusual newspaper.

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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702643

1957 Gaza Strip riots...

Item #702643

March 11, 1957

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 11, 1957



* Arabs riot and lynchings

* Jews - Jewish - Israel

* U.N. troops in Gaza Strip - Palestine

* Return of Egyptian administration




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ARAB RIOTERS STONE U.N. POLICE IN GAZA" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, small libr... See More  

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702632

Life in 1903 - Immigration, unemployment, war on the horizon...

Item #702632

October 24, 1903

MEMPHIS MORNING NEWS, Tennessee, Oct. 24, 1903  The front page has an interesting article headed: "NEARLY A MILLION IMMIGRANTS IN 1903", followed by the subhead: "All Records Broken in the Number of Aliens Coming to the United States in Search of Homes and Fortunes...". The article discusses where they are coming from and talks about some of the requirements necessary for ... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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702631

Chuck Norris & "Cream" farewell tour in 1968....

Item #702631

October 31, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 31, 1968



* Chuck Norris vs. Louis Delgado karate bout

* American martial artist and Hollywood actor

* Lightweight championship of the World ad


* CREAM British rock band - Spectrum concert ad

* Eric Clapton - Ginger Baker - Jack Bruce




Page 38 has a notice for "Professional Karate World Championship Bouts" with one of... See More  

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702628

1935 Ted Healy... Three Stooges creator...

Item #702628

December 26, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 26, 1935



* Ted Healy charged w/ attempted arson ?

* Three Stooges creator fame

* Comedian - slapstick comedy



Page 21 has a small and somewhat discrete one column heading: "Celebration Jails Healy" with subhead. (see image)

Complete with 30 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.... See More  

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702627

Huntsville, Texas penitentiary horrors...

Item #702627

March 27, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 27, 1875



* Texas State Penitentiary "Walls Unit"

* Huntsville, Texas horrors




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. Page 10 has an article headed: "HOPELESS HORROR", with subheads: "Crime Against Criminals in the Texas Penitentiary" & "A Terrible Tale of Tortu... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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702610

1932 fight over prohibition....

Item #702610

December 22, 1932

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 22, 1932



* U.S. Prohibition nearing a end ?



The top of the front page has a three column headline: "3.2. BEER BILL PASSED BY HOUSE, 230 TO 165; SENATE TO SPEED VOTE" with subheads. (see images) Coverage continues on page 2.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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702608

Leopold - Loeb case... Bobby Franks murder...

Item #702608

July 26, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1924



* Leopold & Loeb trial

* Bobby Franks murder

* Thrill Killing case




The top of the front page has a one column heading on the Leopold - Loeb case with: "LEOPOLD WOULD LIVE HAVING 'WORK TO DO'; SEES NO CRIME HERE" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 18 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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702606

1919 War-time prohibition taking effect...

Item #702606

June 23, 1919

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, June 23, 1919



* War-time prohibition takes effect



The front page has a one column heading: "WETS DESPERATE IN PRESENT CRISIS" with subhead. (see images) Coverage on wartime prohibition act 1st taking effect.

Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, good condition.

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702508

1882 Gunnison, Colorado original...

Item #702508

May 09, 1882

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado, May 9, 1882



* Rare Old West title

* Volume 1 issue




An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains.

Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gunnison.

... See More  

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702504

Bank Panic of 1907...

Item #702504

October 24, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 24, 1907



* The Bank Panic of 1907

* Stock Market - Wall Street decline




The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Financial Situation Grows More Favorable" with subhead. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this ... See More  

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702483

UFO Craze of 1947... Roswell?....

Item #702483

July 11, 1947

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 11, 1947



* The famous UFO scare that was also during the time of the Roswell, New Mexico incident


The top of page 10 has has two column heading: "'Flying Saucers' Flew in Fancy Long Ago" with lead-in: " We Scare Easily" (see images)

Complete with 30 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.
... See More  

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702473

1981 Tom Petty concert advertisement...

Item #702473

June 30, 1981

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, June 30, 1981



* Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers concert ad

* Performance at the Meadowlands Arena

* "Hard Promises" album tour w/ Stevie Nicks

* "Stop Draggin My Heart Around" song fame




Page 67 has a full page advertisement for "TOM PETTY And The Heartbreakers" concert at the Meadowlands Area in East Ru... See More  

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702472

1960 Tell City, Indiana airplane disaster...

Item #702472

March 18, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 18, 1960



* Tell City, Perry County, Indiana airplane disaster

* Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 710 crash




The front page has a headline that reads: "Bomb Clues Hunted as 63 Die on Airliner" with subheads and a few related photos. (see images) More on page 4 and a few more related photos are on the back page.

Complete 40 pages, two library stamps within t... See More  

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702471

1928 Charles Lindbergh Latin American tour...

Item #702471

January 31, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 31, 1928



* Charles Lindbergh & his "Spirit of St. Louis"

* "Good Will Tour" of Latin American countries




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH RECEIVES HONORS AT CARACAS; THOUSANDS MOB CAR" with subheads and more. (see images) Coverage on Charles Lindbergh's "Good Will Tour" of 16 Latin Ameri... See More  

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702397

Chiang Kai-shek heads for exile in 1949...

Item #702397

January 21, 1949

THE TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, Kansas, Jan. 21, 1949



* Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek

* Flees Nanking for Fenghua, Ningbo

* Republic of China (ROC) leader

* The Chinese Revolution of 1949




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Chiang Drops Reins and Flies Away" with subheads and photo. (see images)

Complete with 18 pages, a few small binding holes along the spine/1st column, oth... See More  

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702396

1908 Standard Oil Co. (Indiana)...

Item #702396

December 19, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 19, 1908



* Standard Oil co. (New Jersey) court case

* Monopoly ?




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "HOW BUSINESS OF STANDARD OIL GREW TO IMMENSE PROPORTIONS" with subheads and related pictorial. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ... See More  

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702379

A.B. Frost prints... Color Ivory Soap advertisment...

Item #702379

November 12, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 12, 1898  Full ftpg. by A.B. Frost shows a man having fallen off his bicycle. Doublepage centerfold: 'With our Troops in the Philippines--Before & After the Fall of Manila'. Halfpg: 'In & About Havana'. Displayable A.B. Frost hunting print: 'Rail Shooting' shows shooting a bird from a boat.  Also includes a full page... See More  

Item from Catalog 340 (released for March, 2024)

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702353

Leopold - Loeb case... Bobby Franks murder...

Item #702353

July 30, 1924

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 30, 1924



* Leopold & Loeb trial

* Bobby Franks murder

* Thrill Killing case




The top of the front page has a one column heading on the Leopold - Loeb case with: "DISEASED IN MINDS WILL BE DEFENSE OF FRANK SLAYERS" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 32 pages, light toning, some margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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702352

1977 HEART, Grateful Dead & The Heartbreakers...

Item #702352
THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Aug. 22, 1977



* "HEART" Central Park NYC concert ad

* "Grateful Dead" Englishtown NJ concert

* "The Heartbreakers" at the Village Gate




Page 59 has a full page advertisement for a HEART concert in Central Park. This band features Ann and Nancy Wilson.



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702351

1957 Richard E. Byrd death...

Item #702351

March 12, 1957

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 12, 1957



* Richard E. Byrd death

* American naval officer

* Arctic & Antarctica explorer

* North & South Poles aviator




The top of the front page has a six column headline: "ADMIRAL BYRD DIES" with subheads and photo. (see images)

Complete with 38 pages, small binding holes along the spine, small library stamp within the masthead, generally... See More  

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702303

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1670...

Item #702303

September 08, 1670

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 8, 1670



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More  

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702255

1968 "Jimmy Shine" opening day Broadway play...

Item #702255

December 12, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, Dec. 12, 1968



* "Jimmy Shine" opening day Broadway play ad

*  Actor Dustin Hoffman and John Sebastian




Page 51 has a full page advertisement (review) for the Broadway play "Jimmy Shine" starring Dustin Hoffman. This play made it's premiere in New York City the same week.



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702254

"Cream" farewell tour in 1968....

Item #702254

October 24, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 24, 1968



* David Peel & The Lower East Side Band

* "Have a Marijuana" debut album advertisement

* CREAM British rock band - Spectrum concert ad

* Eric Clapton - Ginger Baker - Jack Bruce




Page 33 has a 6 x 3 1/2 inch advertisement for "CREAM" for there upcoming appearance at the Spectrum in Philadelphia. ... See More  

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702252

1939 Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia....

Item #702252

March 17, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1939



* Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia

* Adolph Hitler occupation of Czechoslovakia

* Slovakia Independence - Pre World War II




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "SLOVAKIA NOW HITLER 'PROTECTORATE'" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage continues on pages 4 & 5 with related photos. Loads of text. Always... See More  

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702235

Korean War death marches told...

Item #702235

April 22, 1953

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 22, 1953



* North Korean War death marches

* POWs freed - tells of atrocities




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FREED U.N. CAPTIVES TELL OF CRUELTIES ON 'DEATH MARCHES'" and subheads. (see)

Complete with 58 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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702234

Graf Zeppelin's polar flight...

Item #702234

July 27, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 27, 1931



* LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin - rigid airship

* Polar flight - Arctic




The top of page has a one column heading: "ZEP OVER FRANZ JOSEF LAND ON ARCTIC FLIGHT" with subhead and related map. (see images) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 2... See More  

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702233

Willie Mays joins the U.S. Army in 1952...

Item #702233

May 30, 1952

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 30, 1952



* Willie Mays "The Say Hey Kid"

* New York Giants baseball player

* Joins the United States Army (Korean War)




Page 22 has a two column photo showing Willie Mays taking the oath with heading: "Willie Mays Being Inducted Into Army" with brief text. (see image) I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason ... See More  

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702232

From the Revolutionary War era...

Item #702232

March 13, 1779

THE LONDON EVENING POST, March 13, 1779



* American Revolutionary War era

* 18th century - from The Enemy




Newspapers from England during the time of the Revolutionary War are always interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day.

I could find no "meaty" references to the Revolutionary War in this i... See More  

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702226

1937 Rape of Nanking... Chinese massacre

Item #702226

December 06, 1937

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 6, 1937.



* The Nanking China Rape Massacre

* Japanese troops about to enter city




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Bombers Set Nanking Afire; Foes Close In" with subhead. (see images) A little spine causes minor text loss to this report.

Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes and t
... See More  

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702104

1874 Red River War... Nelson A. Miles...

Item #702104

September 10, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, September 10, 1874



* Red River War

* Nelson A. Miles

* Native Americans - Indians




The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "THE RED RIVER FIGHT" with subheads. (see images)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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702103

1918 Battle of Belleau Wood... Marne River... France...

Item #702103

June 12, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 12, 1918



* Battle of Belleau Wood - France

* United States Marines Corps

* Marne River - German Spring Offensive

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a two column heading: "MARINES ROUT FLOWER OF KAISER'S ARMY IN DASHING MARNE ATTACK" with subhead. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp&quo... See More  

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702102

Cleveland Indians are becoming World champions...

Item #702102

October 09, 1948

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, October 9, 1948 



* Cleveland Indians win World Series (game 4)

* MLB baseball vs. Boston Braves




The top of the front page has a three column heading: "Gromek Defeats Sain, 2-1; Indians Need One Victory" with subheads, scoreboard, box scores, 2 photos and inning by inning coverage. (see images)

Complete with 14 pages, light to
... See More  

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702092

1929 McAlester, Oklahoma coal mine disaster....

Item #702092

December 18, 1929

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 18, 1929 



* McAlester, Oklahoma mining disaster 

* Old Town Mine
 



The front page has a three column headline: "47 BODIES RECOVERED AFTER OKLAHOMA MINE EXPLOSION" with subhead. (see) 1st report coverage on the explosion at the Old Town mine in McAlester, Oklahoma.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. ... See More  

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702081

A gift for your barber...

Item #702081

February 01, 1831

RHODE ISLAND AMERICAN & GAZETTE, Providence, Feb. 1, 1831 



* Early barber shop advertisement



Page 3 has a very interesting illustrated advertisement for a barber, with text on the service he provides including; "...to know where to cut and where to leave the hair so as to hide as much as possible all deformity of the head..." (see).

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, tape... See More  

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702077

St. Louis Browns Win 1944 Pennant...

Item #702077

October 03, 1944

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, October 3, 1944



* St. Louis Browns win AL pennant

* Future Baltimore Orioles




This 12 page newspaper has headlines on page 10: "St. Louis Baseball Capital Of World During Classic" and "Browns' Stock Booms Because Of First Flag" which tells of the St. Louis Browns winning their only American League pennant. They wou... See More  

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702052

Theatrical ad includes Edgar Allan Poe's father...

Item #702052

November 28, 1808

BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 28, 1808



* Edgar Allan Poe's mother theater ad



A curious literary item here as page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" with one of the plays: "SIXTY THIRD LETTER", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mrs. Poe" as "Lydia". She was the mother of Edgar Allan Poe.

Four pages, light fo... See More  

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702044

1952 Washington D.C. UFOs...

Item #702044

July 31, 1952

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass, July 31, 1952



* Washington D.C. UFO Incident

* Flying Saucers ?



Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Saucer Stories Impede USAF" (see images)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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702035

The Apache War in Arizona...

Item #702035

November 08, 1879

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Nov. 8, 1879  



* Apache Wars in the Southwest

* United States Army




The front page has: "The Apache War", with subhead "Victorious Band Overtaken and Whipped in Mexico by Major Morrow's Command" - being a derailed report from Tucson.

Four pages, some archival strengthening at the margins, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

... See More  

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702034

Details of a horrible crime... Thomas Edison & P. T. Barnum...

Item #702034

June 15, 1878

ST. LOUIS GLOBE DEMOCRAT, June 15, 1878  The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "SENT TO SEE SATAN" "The Revolting Alliance Formed by  Fiendish Quartet" "A Farmer & His Voluptuous Wife Their Victims" '"How the Latter Gave Battle to the Lecherous Brutes" "Three of Whom Expiated Their Crime on the Gallows". The article takes nearly ... See More  

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702028

1944 Bereznegovatoye–Snigirevka offensive ends...

Item #702028

March 18, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1944



* Bereznegovatoye–Snigirevka offensive ends

* Southern Ukraine - Soviet Red Army victory

* Rodion Malinovsky & the 3rd Ukrainian Front




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "RUSSIANS 10 MILES FROM RUMANIA" with subheads and related map. (see images)

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More  

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702005

1957 rescue on Mount Eiger... Claudio Corti...

Item #702005

August 12, 1957

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Aug. 12, 1957



* Italian climber Claudio Corti

* North face of Mount Eiger

* Bernese Alps rescue - Switzerland




The front page has a six column heading: "Save One of 4 Trapped in Alps" with subhead and two related photos.

Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, a little wear and small binding holes along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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702004

1963 South Vietnamese coup d'état...

Item #702004

November 02, 1963

LONG BRANCH DAILY RECORD, New Jersey, Nov. 2, 1963



* 1963 South Vietnamese coup d'état

* President Ngo Dinh Diem assassination




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Coup Wins Viet Nam; Diem, Nhu Suicides?" with subheads. Related photo is on the back page. (see images)

Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.



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702001

Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun's will and testament...

Item #702001

December 30, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1945



* Adolph Hitler & Eva Braun

* Last will and testament found

* Mystery child ? - suicide plans




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Hitler's Private Will Found; Affirms His Suicidal Plans" with subhead. (see images) Lengthy report continues inside.

Complete 1st section only with all 18 pages, rag edition in very nice cond... See More  

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701931

1929 Parnassus, Pennsylvania mine disaster....

Item #701931

March 22, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1929



* Parnassus PA Pennsylvania

* Kinloch coal mine explosion




The front page has a one column heading: "21 KILLED, 10 MISSING IN MINE GAS BLAST" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Valley Camp Coal Company disaster at the Kinloch mine in Parnassus, Pennsylvania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous... See More  

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701927

1850 Magazine by the famed Charles Dicken...

Item #701927

August 10, 1850

HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, England, Aug. 10, 1850



* Charles Dickens publication



This 24 page issue is in nice condition and measures 6 x 9 inches. This was a weekly journal which was conducted by Charles Dickens as noted in the masthead. This magazine has mainly literary reading (stories, poems etc.), some by Charles Dickens himself.



wikipedia notes: "On 21st January 1846 Charles Dick... See More  

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701925

Texas Guinan police raid... queen of the night clubs...

Item #701925

November 12, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 12, 1929



* Texas Guinan police raid

* 'Club Royale' & more night clubs

* "Queen of the night clubs" - actress

* Prohibition era speakeasy fame

* Best publication to be had (very rare)




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "Tex Guinan Gives Drys Big Hand In Night Club Raid" with subhead. (see images) I suspect this to be a ... See More  

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701921

Lewis Yelland Andrews assassination in Nazareth...

Item #701921

September 27, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 27, 1937



* Lewis Yelland Andrews assassination

* Killed by Arab at Nazareth, Israel




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "British Chief in Galilee Killed By Arabs Near Nazareth Church" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the assassination of Lewis Yelland Andrews, British District Commissioner for the Gaillee during the British Ma... See More  

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701915

Jesse Owens beats horse in 1936...

Item #701915

December 27, 1936

SECTION 2 (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, December 27, 1936



* Jesse Owens vs. Julio McCaw

* Track speedster beats Cuban horse

* Olympic star sprinter




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "Jesse Owens Wins Again--This Time He Outruns Horse" (see image) Page 3 has a pictorial of the 1936 sport's stars for the year including Owens and the New Yo... See More  

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701908

1906 Bialystok pogrom... Jewish massacre...

Item #701908

June 19, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 19, 1906



* Bialystok pogrom - Poland

* Imperial Russian Army

* Jewish - Jews massacre




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SOLDIERS WERE ACTIVE IN RIOT" with subhead. (see images) More on page 2. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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701906

American & Russian armies meet in Germany...

Item #701906

April 27, 1945

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 27, 1945



* United States Army join Russian troops in Germany 

* Historic meeting - World War II 




A banner headline announces: "TRUMAN REPORTS ALLIED JUNCTURE" with subheads. (see images) Nice for display.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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701886

1949 Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement...

Item #701886

February 24, 1949

THE DETROIT NEWS, February 24, 1949



* Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement

* Mandatory Palestine - Al-Faluja




Page 31 has a five column heading: "Israel and Egypt Sign Armistice" with subhead and related map. (see images)

Complete with 68 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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701884

Chappaquiddick incident... Moon landing...

Item #701884

July 21, 1969

THE PLAIN DEALER, Cleveland, July 21, 1969  



* Apollo 11 moon landing

* Chappaquiddick incident

* Mary Jo Kopechne murder




A great front page headline and photo: "Astronauts Walk Moon" (see) Unfortunately this is a incomplete issue and the actually reporting on this historic event is not present.

However the top of page 2 has a nice heading: "Kennedy to Be Charged With ... See More  

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701876

1941 Strand Theatre fire disaster... Brockton, Mass....

Item #701876

March 13, 1941

THE BOSTON POST, March 13, 1941 



* Strand Theatre fire disaster

* Firemen - firefighters

* Brockton, Massachusetts




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DEATH TOLL IN BROCKTON REACHES 13" with subheads. (see images) Coverage on the Strand Theatre fire in Brockton, Massachusetts.

Complete with 20 pages, nice condition.



wikipedia notes: On March 10, 1941, t... See More  

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701872

1938 Sholomo Ben-Yosef execution... Jewish... Jews...

Item #701872

June 30, 1938

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, June 30, 1938



* Shlomo Ben-Yosef hanging

* Revisionist Zionist - Irgun

* 1st Jew executed by British

* Mandatory Palestine

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica




The front page has one column headings: "Holy Land Is Put Under Army Rule" "Jews Protest British Execution of Youth" (see image) First report coverage on the execution of Shlomo Ben-Yosef.

Complet... See More  

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701871

A handsome, 18th century displayable newspaper...

Item #701871

September 21, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Sept. 21, 1796



* Nice 18th century American publication



A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead. Various news reports of the day with a number of advertisements on the back page.

Four pages, a little staining near the top, minor top margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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701868

Nazis attack the Athenia... World War II begins...

Item #701868

September 05, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 5, 1939 



* SS Athenia, 1st British ship sunk by Germany

* World War II at the beginning - WWII

* Britain and France entering the war




The front page has a banner heading: "ATHENIA REPORTED SHELLED" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, gene... See More  

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701834

1929 Blackburn Cult... religouis movement...

Item #701834

October 07, 1929

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Oct. 7, 1929



* The Blackburn Cult

* The Great Eleven Club

* May Otis Blackburn

* Queen & High Priestiss

* Willa Rhoads corpse




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "'Princess' Buried With 7 Dead Dogs" with subhead. (see image)

Complete with 26 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.



wikipedia no... See More  

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701830

1967 League for Spiritual Discovery (LSD) opens...

Item #701830

February 23, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Feb. 23, 1967



* League for Spiritual Discovery (LSD) opening

* Dr. Timothy Leary - American psychologist

* Lysergic acid diethylamide - lysergide

* Alan Ginsberg as guest speaker w/ photo


* Andy Warhol's The Velvet Underground & Nico ad

* Before their first album was released (March 12)

* Electric Circus underground nightclu
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701828

1966 Andy Warhol movie reviews...

Item #701828

November 24, 1966

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, Nov. 24, 1966
 
* Andy Warhol movie reviews
* Experimental underground film
* First major commercial success
 
Page 29 has four movie reviews for Andy Warhol's first major film success, "The Chelsea Girls" This takes up the entire page here. I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because th
... See More  

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701827

House of David cult commune... Benjamin Purnell...

Item #701827

January 29, 1924

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Jan. 29, 1924



* The Israelite House of David religious commune

* King & Queen Benjamin and Mary Purnell

* Benton Harbor, Michigan cult




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "SHILOH 'QUEEN' JUST A MOTHER" with subheads. (see images) I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save it at the ti... See More  

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701815

1929 Mount Taylor (New Mexico) airplane disaster...

Item #701815

September 07, 1929

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, Sept. 7, 1929



* Airplane crash disaster

* "the City of San Francisco"

* Mount Taylor Stratovolcano

* Near Grants, New Mexico




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SEARCH GOES ON FOR MISSING AIR LINER" with subheads. (see images) Nice for display.

Complete with 20 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally in go... See More  

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701805

1907 Harry Orchard murder trial...

Item #701805

June 11, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 11, 1907



* Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard)

* Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg

* Assassination - murder trial




The front page has a six column headline: "W. D. HAYWOOD ON STAND TESTIFYING FOR HIMSELF" with subhead. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ar... See More  

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701804

FDR declares America will not enter war...

Item #701804

August 17, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 17, 1941



* President Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR

* United States not close to entering WWII

* Tensions with Japan re. American hostages ?




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ROOSEVELT DECLARES U. S. IS NO NEARER WAR; REVEALS FULL ACCORD ON WORLD CONFLICT" with subheads and related photo. Also a two column heading: "Japan Refuses to... See More  

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701803

Arab-Israeli War cease-fire...

Item #701803

June 01, 1948

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., June 1, 1948



* First Arab-Israeli War cease-fire

* The War of independence

* Israel -
Palestinians



The front page has a five column headline: "Israel Accepts Cease Fire Order" with subheads. (see images)

Complete in 10 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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701801

Last Tower of London execution in 1941...

Item #701801

August 16, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1941



* Josef Jakobs executed by firing squad

* Captured German spy during World War II

* Last execution at the Tower of London




Page 6 has a one column heading: "German Spy Is Shot In Tower of London" with subhead. (see image)

Complete with 30 pages, rag edition, a little residue along the spine from disbinding, nice condition.



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701744

"The Blacks" Off-Broadway play opening day ad & review...

Item #701744

May 11, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, May 11, 1961



* "The Blacks" Off-Broadway play

* Opening day advertisement & review

* Theater director Gene Frankel




Page 10 has a advertisement for the opening week for "The Blacks" Off-Broadway play. Page 11 has it's opening day review which continues on other inside pages.



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701725

1943 Potenji River Conference... FDR... WWII...

Item #701725

January 30, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 30, 1943



* Potenji River Harbor - Natal Conference

* Brazil role in World War II discussed

* President Getulio Vargas & Franklin D. Roosevelt




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ROOSEVELT, VARGAS AFFIRM AIM TO MAKE ATLANTIC SAFE FOR ALL" with subheads. See below for further information.

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701701

The XYZ Affair In 1798....

Item #701701

March 28, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 28, 1798 



* The XYZ Affair

* France relations

* John Adams message




Page 2 has the "President's Message" to Congress indicating that the negotiations with France by the U.S. envoys have failed. In the message the President states in part: "...I perceive no ground of expectation, that the objects of their mission, can be accomplished,... See More  

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701700

John Adams responds, Thomas Jefferson intervenes...

Item #701700

October 24, 1798

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 24, 1798 



* The XYZ Affair - France relations

* John Adams & Thomas Jefferson




The front page has an address: "To John Adams, President of the United States" from a military unit at Lexington, followed by his response signed in type: John Adams.

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701698

"The Fighting Finish"... 1933 Kentucky Derby...

Item #701698

May 07, 1933

SPORT'S SECTION only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, May 7, 1933



* "The Fighting Finish" Kentucky Derby

* Thoroughbred race horse Broker's Tip

* Only career victory




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BROKER'S TIP WINS 59TH KENTUCKY DERBY" with subheads and two related photos, one showing the close finish. (see images) Broker's Tip is ... See More  

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701696

Edgar Allan Poe Parents Theatre Ad In 1806...

Item #701696

November 03, 1806

BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 3, 1806



* Edgar Allan Poe's father & mother theater ads

* Eliza Arnold Hopkins Poe & David Poe Jr.




The top of page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a  notice for two performances of "AS YOU LIKE IT" & "POOR SOLDIER", with Mr. Poe as "Oliver" and Mrs. Poe as "Norah" re. the parents of Edgar Allan Poe.

Com... See More  

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701695

Peggy McMath kidnapping for ransom...

Item #701695

May 06, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 6, 1933



* Margaret 'Peggy' McMath

* Kidnapping for ransom




The front page has nice banner headline for display: "GIRL FREED; $80,000 RANSOM" with subhead. Two related photos are on the back page. (see images) First report coverage on the return of kidnapped victim, Margaret "Peggy" McMath.

Complete with 26 pages, rag edition i... See More  

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701670

Fighting U-Boats in American Waters...

Item #701670

January 30, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Jan. 30, 1942



* German U-boats in American waters

* Submarines along New Jersey coast

* Early in World War II - WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "SUBS SIGHTED OFF JERSEY; Report 3 or 4 Boats in Pack" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 36 pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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701650

Robert E. Lee becomes commander of all Confederate forces...

Item #701650

January 26, 1865

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 26, 1865  



* General Robert E. Lee

* Appointed as Commander of ALL Confederate Forces




Among the front-page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH", "Preparations for Evacuating Wilmington", "Demand for its Surrender", "Robert E. Lee General-in-Chief of the Rebel Armies", "Complete Reorganization of Jeff. Davi... See More  

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701603

Post Abraham Lincoln assassination events...

Item #701603

May 06, 1865

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 6, 1865



* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Post Civil War ending events




Page 2 has some reporting soon after Robert E. Lee's surrender and Abraham Lincoln's assassination. (see)

Complete with 4 pages, nice condition.

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701599

1962 Bill Cosby stand up comedian act ad....

Item #701599

November 09, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 9, 1961



* Judy Collins - American singer - songwriter - musician

* The Bitter End (1st yr.) - Greenwich Village coffeehouse

* Very early career advertisement where she started out

* Year of her very first debut studio album (22 years old)




Page 14 has a 5 x 4 inch advertisement for "The Bitter End" on Bleecker Street with perfo... See More  

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701564

1993 World Trade Center Bombing...

Item #701564

February 27, 1993

DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, February 27, 1993



* 1st attack on World trade Center



The front page has a nice headline: "NEW YORK'S DAY OF TERROR" with related photo and subhead. (see) Much more on the following pages. Great to have from this famous NYC tabloid publication.

Complete with all 32 pages, great condition.

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701535

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1685...

Item #701535

September 24, 1685

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 24, 1685



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measur... See More  

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701529

Death of the Pope, in a Vatican City newspaper...

Item #701529

October 09, 1958

L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO, Vatican City, Italy, Oct. 9, 1958  This is the Vatican City newspaper announcing the death of Pope Pius XII, a same day report with the headline translated as: "This morning October 9 at 3:52 a.m. the Pius Supreme Pontiff Pius XII died holy in the peace of the lord."

The complete issue with 4 pages, wide black mourning rules on all pages with most of pages... See More  

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701511

Sport's athletes of the year in 1936...

Item #701511

December 27, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, December 27, 1936



* Star athletes of the year (1936) photos

* Jesse Owens, Lou Gehrig and much more




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "RETURN TO THE GOLDEN ERA OF SPORT'S MARKED YEAR; RECORD-SMASHING FEATS WERE UNUSUALLY NUMEROUS" with subheads and photos of the some of the star athletes for that year including ... See More  

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701490

Edgar Allan Poe Parents Theatre Ad In 1806...

Item #701490

November 24, 1806

BOSTON GAZETTE, Nov. 24, 1806



* Edgar Allan Poe's father & mother theater ads

* Eliza Arnold Hopkins Poe & David Poe Jr.




The top of page 3 under "Boston Theatre" is a  notice for the performance of "IRON CHEST", with Mr. Poe as "Armstrong" and Mrs. Poe as "Barbara" re. the parents of Edgar Allan Poe.

Complete with 4 pages, minor spin... See More  

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701452

Tony Canzoneri vs. Jack Kid Berg... boxing...

Item #701452

April 25, 1931

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 25, 1931



* Tony Canzoneri retains World title

* Lightweight boxing championship

* vs. Jack Kid Berg




The front page of the sport's section has a banner heading: "Tony Canzoneri Retains Lightweight Title By Knocking Out Jack 'Kid' Berg in Third Round" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the... See More  

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701431

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #701431

May 05, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 5, 1872 



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from... See More  

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701430

1937 year in sports w/ photos....

Item #701430

December 26, 1937

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the New York Times, Dec. 26, 1937



* The year in sports for the year of 1937 w/ photos

* Lou Gehrig & Joe DiMaggio - Joe Louis & much more




This section is filled with the top sport's stories of the year with banner headlines, photos, and loads of text. Too much to mention here.

Complete sport's section only with all 10 pages, light toning and some... See More  

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701429

1942 USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) Sinking...

Item #701429

March 03, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 3, 1942



* USS Jacob Jones (DD-130) sinking

* United States Navy destroyer

* German submarine U-578 - U-boat

* Cape May, New Jersey - Atlantic coast




The front page has a great banner headline in displayable lettering: "SUB SINKS DESTROYER OFF N.J., MANY LOST" with subhead. (see images) Terrific for display.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning at t... See More  

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701426

House of David cult commune... Benjamin Purnell...

Item #701426

March 24, 1923

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, March 24, 1923



* The Israelite House of David religious commune

* King & Queen Benjamin and Mary Purnell

* Benton Harbor, Michigan cult




The front page has a two column heading: "'QUEEN'S' POISON THREAT HAUNTED WITNESS, CHARGE" with subheads. (see images) I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no reason to save... See More  

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701385

Wilmer Stultz killed.... Amelia Earhart pilot...

Item #701385

July 02, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1929



* Wilmer Stultz killed in airplane crash

* Amelia Earhart pilot on famous Atlantic flight




The top of the front page has one column headings: "STULTZ IS KILLED STUNTING PLANE; TWO PASSENGERS DIE" "Earhart Pilot Crashes as He Tries 'Falling Leaf' 300 Feet Up at Mineola" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with two photos.

... See More  

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701375

New England Hurricane Disaster Of 1938...

Item #701375

September 23, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 23, 1938



* New England hurricane

* 1938 Freak Storm




The front page has a banner headline: "STORM DEATHS JUMP TO 460" with subheads and updated death chart. (see images) Nice for display. Some related photos and map on the back page. Coverage continues inside with a few related photos. Always nice to have notable events in history reported i
... See More  

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701372

Donn Fendler found in Maine's Mount Katahdin...

Item #701372

July 26, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 26, 1939



* Donn Fendler found alive

* Mount Katahdin in Maine

* Rye, New York 12 year old boy




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "Rescued Boy Scout Tells About His 9 Days in Woods" with subhead. (see images) Coverage on Donn Fendler being found alive after surviving 8 days in the mountains of Maine.

Complete with 38 pages, light toning at ... See More  

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701368

Howard Hughes - after his around the world flight...

Item #701368

July 16, 1938

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 16, 1938



* Howard Hughes goes into seclusion

* Post around the World airplane flight




The front page has a one column heading: "Howard Hughes Retires Into A Secluded Home" with subheads "Bewildered by Hero-Worship, He Seeks Rest and Quiet", "Companions at Hotel", "Plans for Next Few Days Indefinite -- To Be Fete... See More  

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701365

Helen Wills wins 1923 US Open tennis singles...

Item #701365

August 19, 1923

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Aug. 19, 1923



* A young 17 year old Helen Wills

* US Open Women's singles championship

* vs. Molla Mallory of Norway




The front page has a one column heading: "17 Year Helen Beats Molla for Net Title" The front page of the sport's section has a three column photo with heading: "New Queen Of the Courts" (see images) First report coverage on... See More  

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701364

1931 Battle of Evarts... Harlan, Kentucly...

Item #701364

May 07, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 7, 1931



* Battle of Evarts - Coal miners - mining

* Harland County Wars - Kentucky




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "BLASTS IN MINE ZONE ALARM KENTUCKIANS" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 48 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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701362

1883 Alfred Packer cannibalism trial...

Item #701362

April 14, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 14, 1883



* Alfred Packer trial

* Saguache, Colorado

* Cannibalism - murders




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 3 has an brief article headed: "The Trial of Packer" See image for text here.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to re... See More  

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701360

1956 Suez Crisis... Jews-Arabs...

Item #701360

October 31, 1956

MIRROR NEWS, EXTRA, Los Angeles, October 31, 1956



* Suez Canal Crisis

* Second Arab-Israeli War




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CAIRO BOMBED; British, French Launch Air, Naval Attack on Suez" with subheads. (see images)

Complete 1st section only with all 20 pages, minor margin wear, generally in good condition.

... See More  

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701359

Flashpoint for the school integration issue...

Item #701359

September 15, 1958

THE DETROIT NEWS, Sept. 15, 1958 



* Governor Orval Faubus

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Negro students

* Central High School




The front page has a three column heading: "Little Rock Pupils Stay Away; Officers Alerted" with related photo. (see images) This concerning the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, a flashpoint for the who desegregation issue of the 1950'... See More  

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701358

King Edward VIII abdication...

Item #701358

December 11, 1936

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, EXTRA, December 11, 1936.



* King Edward VIII abdication (1st report)

* Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

* King George VI (Duke of York) takes over

* INCOMPLETE ISSUE *****




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EX-KING IN EXILE TODAY" with subheads. (see images)

Front and back leafs only (pages 1-2 & 23-24), a little margin wear, nice for displa... See More  

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701356

Great Blizzard of 1899...

Item #701356

February 14, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 14, 1900



* Great Blizzard of 1899

* Great Arctic Outbreak

* St. Valentine's Day snowstorm




The top of the front page has a one column headings: "SOUTH STILL FROZEN" & "ZERO IN FLORIDA" with subheads. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues th... See More  

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701346

1969 Anti-Vietnam War & Led Zeppelin II Ads...

Item #701346

October 16, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 16, 1969 



* Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam

* March on Washington D.C. advertisements

* Massive demonstration - teach-in

* Led Zeppelin II album release & "The Who" concert




Page 19 has a full page advertisement for the Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam.

Page 36 has a nice ad for the release of "... See More  

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701345

1930 University if Illinois track & field...

Item #701345

March 08, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 8, 1930



* Lee Sentman's World hurdles record

* University of Illinois Fighting Illini

* Track and field competition




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "ILLINI HURDLER TIES RECORD IN BIG 10 TRIALS" with subheads. (see)

Complete section II only, rag edition, a few small binding holes along t... See More  

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701271

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #701271

September 29, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Sept. 29, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title



The ftpg. is taken up with ads . The back page has 11 illustrated ship ads.

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages, a little light staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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701269

Theatrical ad includes Edgar Allan Poe's mother...

Item #701269

September 06, 1806

BOSTON GAZETTE, Sept. 6 1806



* Edgar Allan Poe's mother theater ad



A curious literary item here as the top of page 3 has an advertisement for the "Boston Theatre" for the performance of: "SECRETS WORTH KNOWING", a theatrical performance, with one of the principal characters being "Mrs. Poe" as Rose Sydney. (see image) She was the mother of Edgar Allan Poe.

... See More  

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701268

Teddy Roosevelt visits Roswell, Georgia...

Item #701268

October 20, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 20, 1905



* President Theodore Roosevelt Southern tour

* Roswell (Atlanta), Georgia




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "PRESIDENT WELCOMED BY PEOPLE OF GEORGIA" with subhead. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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701266

1937 Lincoln Tunnel opens (day of)...

Item #701266

December 21, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 21, 1937



* Opening of the Lincoln Tunnel (day of)



Page 3 has a four column diagram: "Principal Arteries Leading To And From The Lincoln Tunnel" Also a one column heading: "GOVERNORS TO OPEN NEW TUNNEL TODAY" with subheads. (see) Probably only found in a New York City publication.



Complete in 48 pages, light toning at the margins, small lib... See More  

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701226

Boston Bruins win 1939 Stanley cup...

Item #701226

April 17, 1939

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., April 17, 1939 



* Boston Bruins - NHL Hockey 

* Wins Stanley Cup title
 



The top of page 10 has a three column heading: "Boston Bruins Defeat Maple Leafs Again and Capture First World's Hockey Championship in 10 Years" with subheads, lineups and photo of Bill Cowley. (see images). First report coverage on the Boston Bruins winning th... See More  

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701221

Eve of the Pearl Harbor attack...

Item #701221

December 06, 1941

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1941



* Pre Pearl Harbor attack on America

* Dated December 6, 1941 (EVE)

* INCOMPLETE ISSUE ***




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "ARMY SENT SOUTH ONLY TO CHECK CHINA, TOKYO REPLIES TO ROOSEVELT INQUIRY" with subheads. (see images) Coverage continues on pages 2 & 3.

Incomplete issue containing the first 2 loose leafs (pages... See More  

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701220

1928 Great Rockford airplane... Bert Hassell...

Item #701220

August 20, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 20, 1928



* Bert R. J. Hassell - aviation pioneer

* The Greater Rockford Airplane - Illinois

* Missing in Greenland ?




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U.S. ORDERS HASSELL SEARCH" with subheads. (see images) Nice for display.

Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in great condition. ... See More  

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701219

Death by duel of naval hero Stephen Decatur...

Item #701219

March 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820  



* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)

* United States Navy commodore

* Duel vs. James Barron




The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More  

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701218

Yom Kippur War begins in 1973...

Item #701218

October 11, 1973

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., Oct. 11, 1973



* Valley of Tears - Golan Heights

* Yom Kippur War beginning

* Israel vs. Egypt - Syria & more

* Arab-Israeli conflict - Arab States

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page has a three column heading: "Israel Claims Golan Control" and related photo. (see images) More inside.

Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, nice conditio... See More  

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701216

1961 Hugh Hefner's letter to the editor...

Item #701216

November 09, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 9, 1961



* Hugh Hefner - Playboy magazine fame

* New Orleans Playboy Club & segregation

* His letter to the editor assailing the laws




Page 2 has a letter to the editor from Hugh Hefner headed "From Playboy's Hugh Hefner" complaining about the segregation laws in New Orleans affecting his Playboy Club there. This club jus... See More  

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701211

1967 "The Graduate" opening week movie review..

Item #701211

December 28, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York City, Dec. 28, 1967



* "The Graduate" opening week movie review

* Romantic comedy drama film - Dustin Hoffman




Page 33 has a review under the heading: "Films"; The Graduate" This film made it's premiere in New York City the same week. I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no rea... See More  

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701204

Yellow Fever epidemic in 1873 Memphis...

Item #701204

November 01, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 1, 1873



* Yellow fever - jack outbreak

* Memphis, Tennessee epidemic




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "AFFLICTED MEMPHIS" with subhead. (see images) Text takes up almost 2 full columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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701203

Bombing of Pearl Harbor imminent ?...

Item #701203

December 02, 1941

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, Dec. 2, 1941



* Pre-Pearl Harbor attack on America

* Just a few days away - imminent

 
The front page has two column heading: "Japan Reopens U.S. Talks, Continues Rush To Arms; FDR Sees Stark" (see images) The Japanese armada were already on there way towards Hawaii.

Complete with all 26 pages, small library label on the front page, light toning at ... See More  

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701191

1964 Malcolm X... Woody Allen...

Item #701191

June 04, 1964

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, June 4, 1964



* Malcolm X editorial - Muslim human rights activist

* Greenwich Village cafes performance advertisements

* Early Woody Allen as a stand-up comedian advertisement




Page 3 has a editorial headed: "Whites Cheer Malcolm X For Blasts at Whites" coverage continues on another inside page. He would be assassinated less than a y... See More  

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701182

1945 Firebombing of Osaka, Japan...

Item #701182

March 14, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1945



* Firebombing raid on Osaka, Japan

* United States Air Force B-29 bombers

* Crossing the Rhine at Remagen, Germany




The front page has a banner headline: "NEW B-29 BLOW FIRES 4 SQUARE MILES OF OSAKA" with subheads. (see images)

Also: "AMERICANS 2 MILES FROM RUHR SUPERHIGHWAY AS THEY EXPAND BRIDGEHEAD UNDER AIR COVER" with subheads and ... See More  

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701181

1899 Battle of Talana Hill...

Item #701181

October 21, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 21, 1899



* Battle of Talana Hill - Glencoe

* Second Boer War - South Africa


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "THE BRITISH AND BOERS FOUGHT FOR EIGHT HOURS" with subheads. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fr... See More  

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701176

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1686...

Item #701176

April 01, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 1, 1686



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had

* Hold something original from the 17th century




This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th ce... See More  

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701147

1793 Boston, Massachusetts...

Item #701147

February 22, 1794

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb., 22, 1794



* 18th century American title



Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.

Pages 3 & 4 contain a few illustrated ship ads.

Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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701124

Aberdeen, Washington hotel fire of 1949...

Item #701124

July 04, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 4, 1949 



* Lafayette Residential Hotel fire 

* Aberdeen, Washington
 



This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 24: "HOTEL FLASH FIRE KILLS 7 ON COAST" "Screaming Guests on Ledges Carried Down Ladders---Others Trapped Inside"



Tells of the Lafayette Residential Hotel fire in Aberdeen, Washington.



Other n... See More  

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701103

1st Blind Faith North American concert ad (1969)...

Item #701103

June 26, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, June 26, 1969



* Blind Faith - Supergroup rock band

* Very first North America concert

* Madison Square Garden advertisement

* Eric Clapton - Steve Winwood - Ginger Baker




Page 32 has a historic 4 x 3 1/2 inch advertisement for a BLIND FAITH concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This group was only together during the Summer ... See More  

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701097

Battle of Metz... George S. Patton...

Item #701097

November 18, 1944

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Nov. 18, 1944



* General George S. Patton

* Battle of Metz, Nazi Germany

* Lorraine Campaign - World War II




The front page has a banner headline: "BIG ALLIED DRIVE GAINING; PATTON SMASH NEARS SAAR" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear along the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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701087

THE DOORS Jim Morrison gig ad...

Item #701087

August 31, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Aug. 31, 1967



* The Doors - Jim Morrison counterculture rock band

* Village Theater performance advertisement

* Peter Max - American artist - psychedelic pop art




Page 18 has a early advertisement for "THE DOORS" which performed at the Village Theater in Greenwich Village. (see image)

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701072

Mormon state in New Mexico ?......

Item #701072

April 27, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, April 27, 1876



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Emigration to New Mexico




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 4 has an editorial headed: "A Mormon State" See images for text here.

This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy... See More  

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701069

1942 Ensign Peak United Flight 4 disaster...

Item #701069

May 01, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 1, 1942



* Ensign Peak, Wasatch Mountains Range

* United Flight 4 airplane crash disaster

* Salt Lake City, Utah




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "18 DIE AS AIRLINER HITS PEAK IN UTAH AND CATCHES FIRE" with subheads. (see images)

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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701063

Doc Watson, Jimmy Witherspoon & Tom Paxton in 1964

Item #701063

April 30, 1964

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, April 30, 1964



* Jimmy Witherspoon, Doc Watson & Tom Paxton

* Greenwich Village cafes performance advertisements

* Andy Warhol pop art gallery exhibition advertisement




Page 17 has various ads for Greenwich Village area cafes and coffee houses including one for Jimmy Witherspoon performing at the Cafe Au Go Go. Also a ad for Doc Watson an... See More  

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701053

Official Pearl Harbor attack probe released...

Item #701053

August 29, 1945

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass.., August 29, 1945



* Official Pearl Harbor attack report

* President Harry S. Truman releases

* Japan occupation just before peace signing




On August 29, 1945, with America’s enemies vanquished, President Harry S. Truman released the results of secret Army and Navy investigations into the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that took the live... See More  

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701050

Masonic Hall dedication in NYC...

Item #701050

June 03, 1875

THE WORLD, New York City, June 3, 1875



* Original Masonic Hall (Manhattan) dedication ceremonies

* Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New York




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE MASONIC TEMPLE" with subheads and illustration. (see images) Article takes up most of the front page and continues inside.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a litt... See More  

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701044

USS Iowa battleship launching... WWII...

Item #701044

October 04, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 4, 1936



* USS Enterprise carrier launching

* United States Navy - World War II fame

* Most decorated warship of WWII - 20 battle stars




The bottom left corner of page 3 has a tiny and discrete heading: "Plane Carrier is Launched" (see image) Interesting that the future most decorated warship of World War II would get such a small mention but it is what it ... See More  

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701010

1961 Cafe Bizzare photo...

Item #701010

November 30, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 30, 1961



* Cafe Bizarre in Greenwich Village photo



The front page has a photo showing the outside of Cafe Bizarre in Greenwich Village with brief text. (see images) This was a folk nightclub where Andy Warhol first met the Velvet Underground and became their manager. I suspect this to be an extremely rare item because their was really no r... See More  

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701009

1943 New Britain, New Guinea invasion...

Item #701009

December 17, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, December 17, 1943



* New Britain campaign begins

* New Guinea initial invasion

* General Douglas MacArthur

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW BRITAIN INVADED" with subheads and related map. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, =generally in good condition.



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701008

1943 Operation Kutuzov... Orel, Russia...

Item #701008

August 05, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 5, 1943



* Operation Kutuzov

* Oryol - Orel, Russia

* WWII Red Army




The front page has a nice 3-line, 5-column headline: "RUSSIANS ENTER OREL, NAZIS FLEE; RED ARMY ATTACKS AT BELGOROD; WARSHIPS AID ADVANCE IN SICILY", with subheads and a related photo. See images for details.

Complete with 36 pages, "rag edition" (print for libraries), slightly ... See More  

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700974

U.S. involvement in Vietnam War ends....

Item #700974

January 24, 1973

DAILY MIRROR, Sydney, Australia, January 24, 1973



* Vietnam War cease-fire accord

* United States involvement ends




The front page has a nice headline: "'PEACE!" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see images)

Incomplete issue containing 16 of a 80 page issue, nice for display as such.

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700973

1930 dedication of Notre Dame Football Stadium...

Item #700973

October 11, 1930

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, October 11, 1930



* Notre Dame Stadium opening (DAY OF)

* Formal dedication (day of) - Fighting Irish

* NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame




Page 6 has a one column heading: "55,000 Fans To See Notre Dame And Navy Meet" with subhead. (see images)

Twelve pages, light toning, a little margin wear, loose and close cut along the spine... See More  

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700970

1962 Sonny Rollins performance ad... Tony Bennett...

Item #700970

July 19, 1962

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, July 19, 1962



* 1962 Forest Hills Music Festival advertisement

* Sonny Rollins - jazz tenor saxophonist ad




Page 8 has various ads for Greenwich Village area cafes and coffee houses including one for Sonny Rollins playing at the Village Gate nightclub on Bleecker Street.

Also on the same page is a advertisement for a music festival at the Fore... See More  

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700879

Early 1967 Jefferson Airplane gig ad...

Item #700879

March 02, 1967

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, March 2, 1967



* Early Jefferson Airplane small venue advertisement

* First year of Grace Slick frontwoman singer

* Surrealistic Pillow was just released month prior

* "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love" fame

* Cafe au Go-Go rock band gig ad




Page 28 has a small advertisement for a Jefferson Airplane gig in Greenwic... See More  

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700874

San Francisco 49ers win Super Bowl XIX...

Item #700874

January 21, 1985

USA TODAY, Jan. 21, 1985



* San Francisco 49ers win

* Joe Montana vs. Dan Marino

* Super Bowl XIX - NFL Football

* vs. Miami Dolphins at Stanford




The front page has a heading: "S.F. sizzles" with subhead: "Shula agrees: Montana great" and photo of Joe Montana in action. (see) The front page of the sport's section also has a headline: "It's a 49ers' gold... See More  

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700784

American premiere ad for "Dr. No"... James Bond...

Item #700784

May 30, 1963

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, May 30, 1963



* "Dr. No" - 1st James Bond movie- film

* Opening day (America) premiere

* Actor Sean Connery - Ian Fleming




The bottom of page 11 has a 3 1/2 x 3 inch advertisement for the American premiere of: "Dr. No" This ad is for that very first showing of this iconic film in New York City. I suspect this to be an extremely rare item becau... See More  

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700783

1990 Meir Kahane assassination... Jewish militant...Meir Kan

Item #700783

November 06, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 6, 1990



* Meir Kahane assassination - Jews

* Orthodox rabbi spiritual leader

* Jewish Defense League co-founder

* Anti Antisemitism militant - terrorist




The front page has a two column heading: "Militant Rabbi Kahane Slain by N.Y. Gunman" with subhead and photo. (see images)

Complete with all sections (100+ pages), nice condition.... See More  

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700782

Death of Red Grange...

Item #700782

January 29, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 29, 1991



* Death of Red Grange

* "The Galloping Ghost"

* Illinois football halfback

* Chicago Bears - NFL




The bottom of the front page has a small photo with small heading: "Red Grange Dies" (see image)

The top of the front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "'20s Star Grange, 87, Dies" with subhead and sma... See More  

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700746

1st ever Women's golf U.S. Open....

Item #700746

September 02, 1946

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, September 2, 1946



* 1st United States Women's Open Golf Championship

* Patty Berg becomes 1st ever winner



The sport's section (page 12) has a one column heading:  "Patty Berg Wins All Pro Finals" (see) First report coverage on the very 1st U.S. Women's Open which was won by Patty Berg at the Spokane Country Club course.

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700739

Sir Barton, Triple Crown winner...

Item #700739

May 10, 1919

THE WORLD, New York City, May 10, 1919



* 1st winner of the American Triple Crown

* Kentucky Derby (1st of 3 wins)




This 28 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 18: "Eternal Slight Favorite for the Kentucky Derby" with subhead: "Billy Kelly and Sir Barton, the Ross Entry..." and list of horses entered into the great race. This would be the 1st of 3 historic wi... See More  

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700729

The New York City Draft Riots... Attack on Charleston...

Item #700729

July 18, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, July 18, 1863



* Post Battle of Gettysburg

* Robert E. Lee's Army retreat

* New York City draft riots

* Siege of Charleston, South Carolina




 Among the one column headlines on the front page are: "THE RIOT" "Quiet Restored and Business Resumed" "The Insurgents Subdued" "Proclamation By Mayor Opdyke" "The Attack on... See More  

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700727

Bloody Benders murders discovery...

Item #700727

May 09, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 9, 1873



* Bloody Benders

* Cherry Vale, Kansas

* Corpses discovered




The bottom of page 5 has a brief and somewhat discrete article headed: "A Ghastly Mystery in Kansas-Eight Bodies Found Under a House" (see image)

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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700724

1993 World Trade Center Bombing...

Item #700724

February 28, 1993

NEW YORK POST, February 28, 1993



* 1st attack on World trade Center



The front page has the headline: "BOMBED" with related photo and subhead. (see) Much more on the following pages. Great to have from this famous NYC tabloid publication.



Complete with all 48 pages, great condition.

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700721

1905 Chicago teamsters' strike...

Item #700721

May 26, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 26, 1905



* 1905 Chicago teamsters' strike

* Solidarity action & lockout

* Brotherhood of Teamsters




The top of the front has a one column heading: "STREET RIOTS RIFE IN CHICAGO" with subheads. (see images) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fra... See More  

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700720

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1686...

Item #700720

March 29, 1686

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 29, 1686



* Earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuring 6 1/2 ... See More  

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700674

1969 be-in at Central Park ad... Nat Hentoff column...

Item #700674

April 04, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, April 4, 1968



* Columnist Nat Hentoff - NYC police

* Be-in at Central Park advertisement


* Protest to End the War in Vietnam

* Date Martin Luther King jr. was killed




Page 11 has a column by columnist Nat Hentoff titled: "Keeping the Cops From Riotijng"

Page 29 has a 9 1/2 x 6 inch advertisement for a Anti-Vietnam War be-in at She... See More  

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700635

1968 Poor People's Campaign... Jerry Garcia & Pigpen...

Item #700635

May 09, 1968

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, May 9, 1968



* Poor People's Campaign - demonstration march

* Post Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination

* Ralph Abernathy - A. D. King photos

* Early Jerry Garcia & Pigpen photo - Grateful Dead




A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page has 3 related photos with heading: "Poor People's Campaign: Last Exit to ... See More  

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700613

The minting of Gold Half Eagles... 1820...

Item #700613

November 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Nov. 25, 1820 



* Gold Half Eagles - coins

* United States Mint




Featured is a nice report on the United States Mint going to mint half eagle coins in gold. See images for details.

Additional articles provide news from various regions throughout America, and include political reporting.

Complete in 16 pages, 9 3/4 by 6 1/4 inches, nice condition.... See More  

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700597

World War II begins....

Item #700597

September 09, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, September 9, 1939 



* Blitzkrieg - Warsaw

* World War II WWII starts

* Nazis invade Poland




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BOMB SIEGFRIED LINE FORTS; Nazis Strike at Polish Morale by Fake Warsaw Broadcasts" with various subheads. (see images) Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back page.

Complete with 32 pages, rag edition i... See More  

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700594

Califronia rowing crew wins national title in 1935....

Item #700594

June 29, 1935

NEW YORK TIMES, June 29, 1935



* University of California Golden Bears crew

* Wins national championship in men's rowing

* Long Beach - California




Page 10 has a one column heading: "CALIFORNIA'S CREW DEFEATS SYRACUSE" with subheads. (see images) First report coverage on the University of California crew winning the collegiate national championship.

Complete with 32 pages... See More  

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