Catalog 318 - released for May, 2022...


Catalog 318
 (for May): This latest offering of authentic newspapers is comprised of over 300 new items, a selection which includes the following noteworthy issues: a newspaper printed by Ben Franklin, an issue from the true Old West: “The Tombstone Epitaph”, the Emancipation Proclamation on the front page, a graphic issue on the sinking of the Titanic, the Stock Market crash of 1929, one of the Lincoln-Douglass debates, and more.

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Catalog 318 - released for May, 2022...

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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
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
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.

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$98.00
673607

Woodhull & Claflin open the first women's brokerage firm on Wall Street...

Item #673607

February 05, 1870

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 5, 1870  The top of the back page has an intriguing report of a very notable--yet widely unknown--Wall Street "first".

Under the column heads: "THE QUEENS OF FINANCE" "The Palace of the Female Sovereigns of Wall Street--Commodore Vanderbilt as Prime Minister--Establishing the Connections--Telegraphy and Woman's Finesse" is the report of... See More  

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$450.00
682313

From this famous mining town in Nevada...

Item #682313

March 14, 1871

THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, March 14, 1871  Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has various news, ads and notices on the front page, with much news on page 2.

Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopov... See More  

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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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678985

North Carolina sketches... Thomas Nast political cartoons...

Item #678985

April 20, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1872  Full ftpg. is a print of: 'The late Samuel Morse' with a related article inside.

Other prints include a half page: 'The burial of the late Gen. Anderson at West Point Cemetery' and also: "Lincoln, The Emancipator; two-thirds page Nast print: "See, Where His 

Grace Stands 'Tween Two Clergymen!"; full page ... See More  

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678978

Stanley & Livingstone meet in Africa...

Item #678978

August 31, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Aug. 31, 1872  Quite historic & displayable doublepage centerfold: 'The Meeting of Livingstone & Stanley in Central Africa'. Included in the caption is the famous line: 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' Other scenes from Africa as well.

The full front page is a Nast political cartoon: "What Are You Going To Do About It, If 'Old Hone... See More  

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682486

Its fame is tied to the gold rush era...

Item #682486

January 17, 1873

THE PLACER WEEKLY ARGUS, Auburn, California, Jan. 17, 1873 A quite early and rare title from this town in Northern California. Its history is intimately tied to the Gold Rush of the mid to late 1800's. Typical news and ads of the day.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.

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676367

Libel charges against Woodhull & Claflin...

Item #676367

January 23, 1873

ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, Jan. 23, 1873  The very bottom of the front page has a brief yet notable report headed: "Woodhull and Claflin Again Arrested" noting: "...were again arrested yesterday and locked up over night on not giving bail for fresh charges of libel. They were to-day held in $1,000 bail for trial on another charge of libel on Mr. Challis. Colo... See More  

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682481

From the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas...

Item #682481

January 24, 1874

FOOT-HILL WEEKLY TIDINGS, Grass Valley, California, Jan. 24, 1874  This town in Northern California was formally named "Boston Ravine" and then "Centerville". It began as a mining town, situated at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range in Northeastern Calif. This is the volume 1, number 3 issue.

Perhaps the notable feature is a printing of: "A Visit from ... See More  

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687369

The California bandit is finally captured...

Item #687369

May 15, 1874

NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1874 



* Californio bandido

* Los Angeles outlaw




The front page has a report of the capture of the infamous bandit Tiburcio Vasquez. Vasquez was a Mexican bandit who was active in California from as early as 1857 until his capture. The Vasquez Rocks, the steep, sloped rocks about 40 miles north of Los Angeles, were one of his many hideouts and received their name... See More  

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682489

Early and rare newspaper from Tucson...

Item #682489

January 16, 1875

ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), Jan. 16, 1875  A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona published 37 years before Arizona would become a state.

Among the articles: "The Killing of William Moore" "Improvements About Town" "Local Mining Operations" "Chiracahua Apaches" "What an Observant Stranger Thinks of ... See More  

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682487

From the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains...

Item #682487

June 19, 1875

THE TUOLUMNE INDEPENDENT, Sonora, California, Jan. 21, 1888  From this old, beautiful town at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It was founded by Mexican miners during the gold rush era.

Various news and advertisements of the day. The back page has a nice print of the newspaper's office.

Complete in 8 pages, never bound nor trimmed, some fold foxing to the front page, news a... See More  

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677125

Huge centerfold of Henry W. Longfellow...

Item #677125

December 06, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Dec. 6, 1875  Greater full front page political cartoon: "Miss Columbia's Washington School Again Open". 

The doublepage centerfold is a huge print of: "Henry W. Longfellow" with a related article on another page.

Eight pages, tiny binding pinholes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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677211

The invention of the telephone... Alexander Graham Bell...

Item #677211

October 21, 1876

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 21, 1876  Page 8 has a somewhat inconspicuous report of an invention that would change society forever: the telephone. From this humble beginning the world of communication was born (although the telegraph preceded this), one which dominates our world to this day.

The article, near the top of the page, is headed: "Audible Speech By Telegraph" with subheads: &qu... See More  

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682484

From this famous Nevada city...

Item #682484

December 17, 1876

DAILY NEVADA STATE JOURNAL, Reno, Dec. 17, 1876  The front page has a tongue-in-cheek article: "Mark Twain's Hotel". Other news items, literary items, and ads of the day.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, news agent's stamp in the masthead, very nice condition.

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669259

Alexander Graham Bell & his telephone featured on the front page...

Item #669259

March 31, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 31, 1877  A front page report headed: "The Telephone" begins: "We have already laid before our readers accounts of the wonderful performance of Professor Bell's telephone, an instrument remarkable not merely for its phenomenal capabilities but also because of its having been brought to its present stage of development within the period w... See More  

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675634

Classic train robbery by masked men: right out of Wild West lore...

Item #675634

May 31, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, May 31, 1878  A great pair of issues on a train robbery, and the capture of the bandits.

The front page of May 31 has a classic report of a train robbery, headed: "Salt Lake" "The Union Pacific Train Robbed Again". It notes in part: "About ten o'clock last night a party of masked men boarded the west-bound passenger train just aft... See More  

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610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

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

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682516

Early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #682516

May 10, 1879

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, May 10, 1879  Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage" as noted on the front page.

Among the... See More  

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682492

From this exclusive Long Island community...

Item #682492

June 07, 1879

THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, June 7, 1879  An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. 

Various local and national news of the day, plus a great wealth of advertisements. Four pages, never bound nor trimmed with wid
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682483

Rare title from this very small town...

Item #682483

July 04, 1879

ALPINE SIGNAL, Markleeville, California, July 4, 1879  A very rare title which lasted less than one year, and only one institution has scattered issues. This small town is located at the "elbow" of California on the Nevada border. The population in 2010 was 210.

Four pages, evenly toned, news agent's stamp in the masthead, a few margin tears, generally good condition.

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674875

Mining town of Eureka, Nevada...

Item #674875

December 06, 1879

EUREKA DAILY LEADER, Nevada, Dec. 6, 1879  A very nice, folio-size newspaper from this small, remote town in northeastern Nevada.

This old mining town is situated in the mountains at a 6,500 feet elevation in a county with just 3 towns--total county population today is just 1900 residents. In its heyday when mining was the predominant draw from the mid-1870's until the shutting down
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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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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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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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681304

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

Item #681304

January 24, 1880

AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Jan. 24, 1880  Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines.

The back leaf has a 2 1/2 by 4 1/2 piece clipped out, otherwise nice condition.... See More  

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682188

Case of the Black Donnellys horror...

Item #682188

February 07, 1880

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 7, 1880  Page 2 begins with an account of the "Black Donnellys' " funeral at Lucan, Ontario, Canada.

The "Black" Donnellys were an Irish Catholic immigrant family who settled in Ontario, Canada. The Donnellys' ongoing feuds with local residents culminated in an attack on the family's homestead by a vigilante mob on Feb.... See More  

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682307

Details of a lynching in New Mexico...

Item #682307

February 10, 1880

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 10, 1880  The front page has a report headed: "Triple Lynching Affair" from Las Vegas, New Mexico, noting in part: "The cow boys...implicated in the shooting of Carson...were dragged from their cells this morning by a mob of 75 armed men...victims were dragged to the central plaza & ropes were thrown over the beams...West was hauled ... See More  

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671194

Graphic on the wine industry in Hammondsport...

Item #671194

August 07, 1880

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 7, 1880  The front page is entirely taken up with six illustrations captioned: "Wine Making--The Urbana Wine Company, Hammondsport, N.Y." with the largest print showing workers in the finishing room.

A very nice & displayable issue for any wine collector.

Relating to this, inside has an article taking two-thirds of a page titled: "Ameri... See More  

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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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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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678397

Perhaps the most famous title from the Old West...

Item #678397

June 19, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, June 19, 1881  Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance & lore of the West than this one.

Tombstone is steeped in Western history, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept this town in popular culture. This issue was printed 4 mo... See More  

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682454

'Notorious desperadoes lynched in Texas...

Item #682454

August 24, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Aug. 24, 1881  Top of the front page has column heads: "EIGHT MEN LYNCHED" "Notorious Desperadoes Summarily Disposed Of In Texas" "An Exasperated Community Compelled to Take the Law in Their Own Hands--A Story of Crime and Punishment".

An uncommonly lengthy & very detailed account of this lynching at the "hanging tree of Orange, ... See More  

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682456

The battle of Fort Apache...

Item #682456

September 05, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Sept. 5, 1881  The front page has most of a column taken up with what is known as the Battle of Fort Apache, which occurred in eastern Arizona Territory on September 1.

The top of a column is headed: "THE APACHE MASSACRE" "Confirmations of the Disaster To General Carr's Command" "The Indians Recklessly Brave and Defiant--Hurrying Reinforce... See More  

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682020

Dramatic on the death of President James Garfield...

Item #682020

September 24, 1881

UTICA SATURDAY GLOBE, New York, Sept. 24, 1881  The front page is dominated by a large, black-bordered print of; "James Abraham Garfield" with first column heads announcing his death, with: "FINIS ! " "President Garfield Dies Monday Night" "His Funeral Occurs At Cleveland Monday" "Sketch of His Life and the Scenes Around His Death Bed--Profound Gri... See More  

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682184

Graphic detail of a lynching...

Item #682184

October 03, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, Oct. 3, 1881  The front page has an article headed: "Desperate Lynchers" "A Horse Thief Hanged in the Midst of A Riot". The article begins: "...from Bloomington, Ill., give graphic details of the lynching there last night of Charles Pierce, the imprisoned horse thief, who shot & killed jailor Franks while the latter was conveying him from o... See More  

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682482

Various crime-related reports, including from Tombstone...

Item #682482

October 29, 1881

THE WEEKLY OREGONIAN, Portland, Oct. 29, 1881  A wealth of crime-related reports are found within, including a back page report from Tombstone, Arizona, on a prison escape. In a few days would be the report of the gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, some archival strengthening at the spine, nice condition.

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682488

Death of Jesses James, in a rare Western newspaper...

Item #682488

April 07, 1882

THE PITKIN MINING NEWS, Colorado, April 7, 1882  A very rare title which lasted about 5 years. This is a volume one issue. Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) notes that this title was held by only one institution in the United States, which has now been purchased by us.

The front page has a report: "The dispatches of the 3rd announce the death of the notorious outlaw Jesse Jame... See More  

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682418

A detailed account of the killing of Jesse James...

Item #682418

April 07, 1882

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 7, 1882  Page 12 has an uncommonly lengthy report headed: "The Killing Of Jesse James" which takes over three-quarters of a column. There are 3 separate reports datelined April 4, 5 & 6.

Sixteen pages, many tears at the margins with chipping as well, partially loose at the spine. Fortunately the Jesse James article is unaffected by any tears ... See More  

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682604

Rare title from Salida, Colorado...

Item #682604

May 22, 1882

MOUNTAIN MAIL, Salida, Colorado, May 22, 1882  Printed in the masthead is: "Colorado Produces Millions of Silver, and Silver Is King." A very rare title, as there are no institutions noted in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) which have any holdings of this title. The holdings of the only one listed (Kansas St. Hist. Soc.) were recently purchased by us.

This newspaper wou... See More  

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682523

Chicago White Stockings: National League champs...

Item #682523

October 14, 1882

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 14, 1882  Inside has a very nice half page illustration captioned: "The Chicago Baseball Team, Winners Of The National League Championship." This is a team portrait of eleven players in uniform, including M. J. Kelly and A. C. Anson.

The bottom half of that page has a print of a comet over New York City, Another page is taken up with 6 ... See More  

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680807

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

Item #680807
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, March, 1883  A great issue with much reporting on some of the romance of the Old West. The first article in the issue, "Across Arizona", takes 16 pages and is quite detailed, containing eleven prints, including "Norton's Landing on the Colorado River" a: "Map of Southern Arizona" "Pasqual, the Yuma Chief"... See More  

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682310

Devoted entirely to the life & trial of Frank James...

Item #682310

September 23, 1883

THE WIDE AWAKE LIBRARY--Special Number "THE LIFE AND TRIAL OF FRANK JAMES", Sept. 28, 1883  This magazine of the late 19th century featured Western and adventure stories. This was one of just a few "Special Numbers" focusing entirely upon what the title notes. The reporting is exceptional, using actual trial transcripts. There are 21 pages of text devoted to Frank James, b... See More  

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682469

First issue of this Napa, California newspaper...

Item #682469

April 03, 1884

THE NAPA JOURNAL, Napa, California, April 3, 1884  This is the first issue published, the volume 1, number 1 issue. Page 2 begins with: "Our Introduction" in which the publisher states the format of the newspaper. Much reporting from California & other news as well.

Four pages, various chipping at th3e margins, some margin tears, the front page is foxed.

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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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682609

In the Swedish language...

Item #682609

May 29, 1886

KURRE, Chicago, Illinois, May 29, 1886  A rather rare Swedish-language newspaper from Illinois, the subtitle above the masthead translating to: "Illustrated Newspaper For Swedish America". A very decorative masthead, 8 pages, some minor margin chipping, nice condition.

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682431

Rare and very early from the "Alaska Territory"...

Item #682431

June 04, 1887

THE ALASKAN, Sitka, Alaska Territory, June 4, 1887  Rarely are newspapers from Alaska found from before the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897 when interest grew dramatically. This newspaper pre-dates the gold rush by ten years.

The format of the newspaper is much like other newspapers of the day, being four pages of small folio size (measures 13 by 20 in.).

The front page has an interesting articl... See More  

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676404

From Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #676404

November 07, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Nov. 7, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.

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