Catalog 311 - released for October, 2021...


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675692

A trip from the Missouri to the Pacific...

Item #675692

February 03, 1866

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 3, 1866  The conclusion of the Civil War brought with it an interest in expending west, so it would not seem unusual that articles that read like a 19th century travelogue would appear in newspapers of the day.

This issue has one on page 5, which was part of a larger series: "FROM THE MISSOURI TO THE PACIFIC" with subheads: "Virginia, Montana--Its... See More  

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$35.00
682701

First anniversary of "Juneteenth", a national holiday...

Item #682701

June 21, 1866

NEW YORK TIMES, June 21, 1866 



* Very 1st Juneteenth anniversary observed

* Jubilee - Emancipation - Freedom Day

* Galveston, Texas celebration




As you may know, a period report of the first "Juneteenth" event on June 19, 1865, when Union troops entered Galveston, Texas and announced to more than 250,000 enslaved blacks that they were free is almost impossible to find. In fa... See More  

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$145.00
649285

Tiny newspaper...

Item #649285
THE O.C. DAILY, 1867  No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.

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$19.00
675668

Building the historic transcontinental railroad...

Item #675668

February 06, 1867

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 6, 1867  Page 3 has: "The Pacific Railways" "Half-Ways West of the Mississippi--Pacific Road--Main Stem".

This is a article on the progress of the momentous transcontinental railroad which would not be completed for another two years.

It begins: "The great Trans-Continental Line from Omaha, via Salt Lake to Sacramento, California, now p... See More  

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$38.00
649305

Ornate and displayable masthead...

Item #649305
SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869  A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.

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$26.00
649290

From Reno, Nevada... Famous town of the Wild West...

Item #649290
(5) RENO EVENING GAZETTE, Nevada, early 1880's. A lot of five issues, all are complete and are in very nice condition.  Great to have from this well-known town from the "Old West".

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$95.00
649272

From the Oneida Community...

Item #649272
THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's  A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.

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$36.00
649297

Discounted 19th century illustrated issues...

Item #649297
(50) WHOLESALE VARIETY LOT of fifty 2nd rate and damaged illustrated issues.  A blended lot of titles, all 19th century 2nd rate and partially damaged illustrated issues which may include any of the following: Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's, Scientific American, London Illustrated, etc. Well over 100 displayable prints will be found within this lot. The issues may include any combina... See More  

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$99.00
649217

Latest inventions of the day... 1870's...

Item #649217
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, 1870's  A nice lot of ten issues from this fascinating period---the 'golden age' of American inventiveness---with much coverage of the latest inventions & improvements of the day, with illustrations. The images shown are only representative of the look, condition, and format of the issues you will receive.  Actual issues vary, but will ... See More  

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$40.00
636875

Nice collection of Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #636875
(7) HARPER'S WEEKLY lot of 7 issues of the 1870's-1880's each with a full front page Thomas Nast political cartoon, and other Nast or non-Nast prints inside. A blend of 1st rate and better than 2nd rate issues. A great lot for a dealer or anyone wishing to begin a collection.

Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
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$98.00
678443

On the Fifteenth Amendment...

Item #678443

April 09, 1870

BALTIMORE WEEKLY SUN, April 9, 1870  The front page has an entire column reporting on the celebration regarding the passage of: "The Fifteenth Amendment" allowing African-American men the right to vote.

Four pages, some discrete archival mends, good condition.

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$38.00
679765

The Chicago Fire...

Item #679765

October 12, 1871

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 12 1871  Page 2 has nearly two columns taken up with detailed reports of the Chicago Fire, one column headed: "CHICAGO IN ASHES!" "Appalling Conflagration!" "Immense Destruction of Property" "Large Number of Lies Lost!" "Thrilling Reports of the Calamity!" "Thousands of Facilities Made Homeless... See More  

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$59.00
649288

A Long Island whaling town...

Item #649288
SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Long Island, New York, 1870-1874  A nice lot of five issues from this once-famous whaling town on Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. One from each year, never bound nor trimmed, scattered foxing, generally nice condition. We sell individually for $28+ each. You get 5 for less than half price.... See More  

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$64.00
610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

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$48.00
682104

Reporting on the first day of the 'Colored National Convention'...

Item #682104

April 11, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, April 11, 1872



* National colored convention

* Frederick Douglass as president




Page 3 has most of a column taken up with: "Colored National Convention" "Gathering at the Southern States Convention of Colored Men in New Orleans--Pinchback, of Louisiana, and Ransier, of South Carolina, 'Bossing the Job'--Preparing for a Fierce Battle in Favor of General... See More  

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$39.00
678581

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #678581

July 11, 1872

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, July 11, 1872  From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Typical news items of the day with a great wealth of ads. 

Four pages, nice condition.

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$55.00
678975

Great fire department illustration... F.S. Church print on Thanksgiving...

Item #678975

November 30, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 30, 1872  The full front page is a dramatic print: "Boston--Into the Jaws of Death", a dramatic scene showing fireman battling a large fire.

Inside has 3 full pages of scenes of the Boston fire, plus a great doublepage centerfold showing: 'Bird's-eye View of Boston Showing the Burned District', being a great overview of the city. Also... See More  

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$117.00
677163

Very early from San Diego...

Item #677163

February 12, 1873

THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Feb. 12, 1873  A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300.

Among the articles are: "The Murderer of Rodriguez--Another Shooting Affray--More of the Tin Mine..." "Our Julian Letter" and so much more.

Four pages, a small bit from the blank spine margin, tiny mar... See More  

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$35.00
677078

Fictionalized drama...

Item #677078

May 05, 1873

STREET & SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, May 5, 1873  This newspaper but the publishers of dime novels & pulp fiction did much to romanticize the Wild West with stories of fictionalized drama.

This issue features a very large & dramatic front page print which accompanies the story: "Wild Kathleen or, Old Bob, the Prairie Outlaw".

Page 2 has a portion of the serialized sto... See More  

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$37.00
676356

Susan B. Anthony's trial for illegal voting...

Item #676356

June 18, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 18, 1873  The back page has a report: "United States Court at Cananduigua--Trial of Susan B. Anthony" concerning her trial for illegally voting in Rochester the previous November.

Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$54.00
678435

Winslow Homer's famous Snap The Whip...

Item #678435

September 20, 1873

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 20, 1873  Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the much desired Winslow Homer doublepage centerfold: "Snap the Whip". As the photos show, this print is in very nice condition.

Front page features a 1/2 page illustration entitled: "The New School Mistress." Inside is a full page illustration of "Saved!" A article "... See More  

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$1,095.00
678554

Early from the wine country of California...

Item #678554

November 15, 1873

THE NAPA REGISTER, Napa City, California, Nov. 15, 1873  Although in the heart of the wine region, for which this city is famous today, its beginnings were centered more on the California Gold Rush of 1849. This city became a refuge for miners during the first severe winter of mining & later became an important center for lumber & cattle ranches.

News & ads of the day, 4 pages, a... See More  

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$65.00
677168

Displayable comic print of Mark Twain...

Item #677168

October 26, 1874

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Oct. 26, 1874  This is the front leaf only, but a notable one as it features what is likely the largest caricature of Twain ever published, appearing fairly early in his career as this was two years before the publication of Tom Sawyer. The cartoon is captioned: "The Bis Marck (Mark Twain) of Humorists" showing Mark Twain on stage.

Theodore Wust, was th... See More  

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$178.00
680029

Uncle Sam & General Beauregard... Early Cincinnati...

Item #680029

May 26, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 26, 1875  The entire front page is a comic print captioned: "The Big Man and the Very Little Frenchy Boy" being Uncle Sam and General Beauregard.

Inside has a full page on "Cincinnati In 1802" including several prints. Also a page with 5 prints of: "Incidents of the Fires in Western Pennsylvania".

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
680018

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...

Item #680018

May 20, 1876

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.

The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More  

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$39.00
675503

A 'classic' Wild West stagecoach robbery...

Item #675503

February 06, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "Robbery of the California and Arizona Stage--The Robbers captured and Property Recovered". And this is followed by another report: "Later--Indignation Against the Robbers".

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition with some minor archiv... See More  

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$41.00
675502

An Apache raid...

Item #675502

February 06, 1877

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Feb. 6, 1877  Among the front page articles is: "Arizona" "An Apache Raid at Old Camp Crittenden--Ten Men Reported Killed". Other news of the day.

Four pages, small binding holes at the blank spine, generally good condition. A bit fragile so should be handled carefully.

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$37.00
677208

Mark Twain...

Item #677208

February 23, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, Feb. 23, 1877  Page 3 has over a full column taken up with: "Mark Twain's Character" "His Reply etc the Slanders of the 'Quaker City' Captain" which is signed in type: Mark Twain. And this is followed by another letter from him signed: Samuel L. Clemens [Mark Twain].

Eight pages, some foxing to the ftpg. fold, generally nice condi... See More  

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679774

Frederick Douglass becomes a United States Marshal...

Item #679774

March 19, 1877

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1877  The front page has: "Washington--Mr. Douglass Confirmed" the report beginning: "The debate in the Executive session yesterday on the confirmation of Frederick Douglass to be United States Marshal of the District of Columbia was one of the most memorable that has ever occurred in that body..." with the text taking a full column.

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679773

Frederick Douglass becomes a United States Marshal...

Item #679773

March 19, 1877

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 19, 1877  The front page has: "Washington--Mr. Douglass Confirmed" the report beginning: "The debate in the Executive session yesterday on the confirmation of Frederick Douglass to be United States Marshal of the District of Columbia was one of the most memorable that has ever occurred in that body..." with the text taking a full column.

Eight page... See More  

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637254

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #637254

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 Page 3 has a nice 4 1/2 by 4 1/2 inch illustration of Edison's recent invention--the phonograph. Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its performances. Fully familiar as we are and have been with the machine si... See More  

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$230.00
675639

Indian troubles in Oregon and Idaho...

Item #675639

June 16, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 16, 1878  The top of the front page has: "The Indian War" "The Outbreak in Oregon and Idaho" which takes three-quarters of a column and has some great detail.

Four pages, a bit fragile but in nice condition.

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678374

Thomas Edison and his electric light...

Item #678374

December 11, 1878

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 11, 1878  The top of page 5 has over a full column devoted to: "THE ELECTRIC LIGHT" "An Authoritative Explanation of Edison's Great Invention" "Produced By Incandescence" "Why the Secret Has Been So Carefully Guarded" "A New Generator". 

Included in the detailed text are several quotes by Edison.

Complete in 12... See More  

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$49.00
677210

Early from the Arizona Territory...

Item #677210

October 20, 1879

ARIZONA DAILY MINER, Prescott, Oct. 20, 1879  A quite early newspaper from territorial Arizona. It would not become a state until 33 years later.

A typical Old West newspaper with a wealth of Western-themed advertisements, several of which are illustrated. News reports are both local & regional.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small archival mends,  small piece from the ... See More  

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$110.00
649311

Collection of stamp collecting magazines...

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

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$27.00
649271

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

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

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$55.00
649238

Seven issues from the "Old West"...

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

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$89.00
679712

Fifteen puzzle game craze....

Item #679712

March 22, 1880

NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880  Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN". The related text on this "craze" of the era takes up about a full column.

This is a sliding puzzle having 15 numbered square tiles in a frame leaving one unoccupied tile position. Tiles in the same row or column of the open position can be moved by sliding them horizontally or vertically, respecti... See More  

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$34.00
649312

A science enthusiast's dream collection...

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

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$90.00
649278

Inventions of the late 1800's...

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

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$65.00
679732

Broadsheet "Extra" on the Garfield assassination attempt...

Item #679732

July 15, 1881

DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881  Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President Garfield at Washington...This sad event took place in the depot of the Baltim... See More  

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$79.00
676352

Life & career of famed Texas Ranger John B. Jones...

Item #676352

September 02, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Sept. 2, 1881  An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

The back page has an interesting article taking over ... See More  

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$75.00
679720

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #679720

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883  The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... See More  

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679737

Life in the Wild West...

Item #679737

November 16, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More  

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638657

Nice print of Tower Bridge when just built...

Item #638657

November 15, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 15, 1884  The back page features a nice & rather large print of: "London's New Bridge Across The Thames" which is now known as Tower Bridge, the iconic bridge so closely associated with any view of London (see). This is when it was just built. Much related text.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$29.00
649257

Salt Lake City title with a Mormon flair...

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

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$39.00
679731

Quite uncommon temperance newspaper...

Item #679731

June 05, 1886

TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886  Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before.

Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss also, some foxing. Folder si... See More  

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$36.00
680021

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

Item #680021

April 28, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 28, 1888  Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, 19 1/4 b... See More  

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679351

Very rare New Mexico newspaper...

Item #679351

May 03, 1888

SOUTHWEST SENTINEL, Silver City, New Mexico, May 3, 1888  This is a very scarce newspaper from the territory of New Mexico, 26 years before statehood.

The front page has some news items and ads, with inside pages almost entirely taken up with advertisements. A terrific opportunity for a rare & early title from territorial New Mexico.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor separ... See More  

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$192.00
677225

Nellie Bly Women's prison expose...

Item #677225

January 13, 1889

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 13, 1889  Nellie Bly is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world, which turned the fictional work by Jules Vernes' "Around the World in Eighty Days" into fact for the first time.

But there were various other projects which consumed her journalistic career, perhaps most notably her undercover work in exposing the poor treatment of patients at t... See More  

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$85.00
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