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Arnold joins the British army, Andre hangs...


February 27, 1781

Item #704843    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Feb. 27, 1781  The front page features a letter from Sir Henry Clinton to Lord George Germaine from New York, noting in part: "...the hono...
$598.00

From Amsterdam in 1746...


May 20, 1746

Item #704826    LES ESTATS DE HOLLANDE, Amsterdam, May 20, 1746   An uncommon title from Europe, having a nice engraving in the middle of the masthead and a decorative first initial on the ftpg. (see photos).  W...

U2's "Peace with Honor" & a young Adolf Hitler on his mother's knee...


May 24, 1983

Item #704811    THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, May 24, 1983  While this issue has all of the iconic articles typically found within its pages, none could be more polar-opposite then a review of U2's latest album, "...

Buffalo Soldier... "Saddle Up!" Frederic Remington on the front page... Polo at Newport...


September 04, 1886

Item #704810    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 4, 1886  The full front page is a very nice (and famous) Frederic Remington print: "Abandoned" which has a Western theme. There is a related article on an...
$148.00

Premiere of "Patriot Games"... Recent releases of "House Sitter" & "Sister Act.".


June 05, 1992

Item #704809    LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 5, 1992 * "Patriot Games" - premiere ad and ft-pg. review * Pre-release, full-pg. ad of "House Sitter" A terrific issue on the premiere of "Patriot G...

Premiere of "Father of the Bride" and "JFK"... Recent releases of Hook & Bugsy...


December 20, 1991

Item #704808    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 20, 1991 * "Father of the Bride" - premiere ad and review * "JFK" - premiere ad and review A terrific issue on the premiere of "Father of the Br...

Electric Edison torpedo...


July 26, 1890

Item #704807    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 26, 1890  The front page has an illustrations "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo -- The Torpedo at Full Speed -- Sectional View of the Torpedo" with an acc...

Baseball.... 4th of July...


May 30, 1914

Item #704805    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York City, New York, May 30, 1914 * Beautiful 4th of July, patriotic color wrapper In this issue there are several illustrations including "Captains of Industry--VII--Geo...

Premiere of "Sister Act" & recent releases of Alein 3 and Lethal Weapon 3...


May 29, 1992

Item #704803    LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 29, 1992 * "Sister Act" - premiere ad and review * "Far and Away" - double-page ad A terrific issue on the premiere of "Sister Act" which include...

Print of San Francisco... The new Mormon Temple...


July 25, 1857

Item #704691    BALLOU'S PICTORIAL, Boston, July 25, 1857   * Very early view of San Francisco * Salt Lake Tabernacle under construction Formatted much like the more common Harper's Weekly, this illust...
$148.00

War reports from a Confederate newspaper in Columbia...


December 07, 1864

Item #704685    THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Dec. 7, 1864  A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”. The front page has reports from the Confederate Congre...
$122.00

First lottery in America... Electricity experiments...

Item #704602   
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, April, 1745  A feature of this issue is a terrific, three page graphic representation of the: "Situation of his Majesty's Fleet & the Combined
...

The historic Civil Rights Bill is signed into law, but trouble is brewing...


July 03, 1964

Item #704600    THE EVENING SUN, Baltimore, July 3, 1964  The front page is dominated by an ominous, two-line banner headline: "Governors Of Mississippi, Alabama Urge Defiance Of New Rights Law" with subhead: &q...

George Washington... Preventing Louis XVI from cutting his throat...


March 20, 1793

Item #704599    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 20, 1793  The entire first column on the ftpg. and part of page 2 are taken up with: "An Act for Enrolling & Licensing ships or vessels to be employed in the Coas...

The historic Civil Rights Act...


July 02, 1964

Item #704598    THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964  * American Civil Rights Act of 1964 * Passes Congress - signing into law * Nice headline for display * Early, same day report The front page features an...
$140.00

Great dislike of the Jay Treaty (designed by Alexander Hamilton) with England...


July 29, 1795

Item #704597    THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 29, 1795  Almost all of the front page is taken up with critical articles on the controversial Jay Treaty with England, designed by Alexander H...

First issue of a P. T. Barnum publication...


January 01, 1853

Item #704596    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Jan. 1, 1853  This is the very first issue of what would become a short-lived publication which had "P.T. Barnum, Special Partner" involved in its publication, as note...

Albert Einstein's Swarthmore College commencement address....


June 07, 1938

Item #704595    THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 7, 1938 * Albert Einstein commencement addresss * Swarthmore College - Pennsylvania The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN CRITICIZES 'BARBARITY'...

Thomas Jefferson letter... Creating the University of Virginia...


December 15, 1821

Item #704594    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 15, 1821  * Thomas Jefferson on founding the University of Virginia Perhaps the best item in this issue is the nice & lengthy letter under the hea...

Required school Bible reading declared unconstitutional...


June 18, 1963

Item #704592    THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, June 18, 1963  Although we have had several newspapers reporting this event, rarely are they found with a banner (edge to edge) headline announcing: "BIBLE CAN'T BE ...
$155.00

On arresting Joseph Smith...


July 22, 1843

Item #704487    DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 22, 1843  * On the arrest of Joseph Smith * Mormonism - Mormons * Nauvoo, Illinois Page 3 has a somewhat brief article with a small headi...

Death of General Macomb... Mormons arriving from Quebec, bound for Illinois...


July 10, 1841

Item #704486    NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, July 10, 1841  Page 3 has a lengthy account of a loss in the military: "...the melancholy intelligence of the exit of the distinguished ALEXANDER MACOMB, the l...

The very first official Memorial Day observance...


May 31, 1868

Item #704400    NEW YORK HERALD, May 31, 1868  * Very 1st Memorial Day observance Page 10 begins with: "THE UNION DEAD" "Decorat5ion of the Graves of Soldiers at the Cemeteries" "Muster...

Charles "Taze" Russell - Russellites sentenced...


June 22, 1918

Item #704378    THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1918  Page 18 has, "20 Years in Prison For 7 Russellites", with subheadings: "Judge Howe Scores Men Who Give Aid to the Enemy Under the Guise of Religion", ...

One of the earliest newspaper mentions of Lincoln to be had... Early Joeseph Smith mention...


August 12, 1837

Item #704359    NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 12, 1837  An inside page has a report headed "Illinois" being an account of activities in the state legislature, with an inconspicuous--yet very signif...
$220.00

Report of the murder of Joseph Smith in a British magazine...


September 01, 1844

Item #704358    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1844  * Joseph & Hyrum Smith murders * Carthage, Illinois jail * Lynch mob killing Near the back under "Foreign News" is a repo...

Paul Revere and George Washington...


March 09, 1796

Item #704201    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 9, 1796  * President George Washington * Paul Revere's Masonic Lodge Page 2 has an Act of Congress concerning a loan on the domestic debt which is signed i...

Opening ad for the movie "The Terminator" (1984)..


October 30, 1984

Item #704198    THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Oct. 30, 1984 * "The Terminator" film advertisement * Grand Opening Day movie premiere * Arnold Schwarzenegger - science-fiction Page 70 h...

The stock market crash of 1987: in the Wall Street Journal...


October 20, 1987

Item #704197    WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 20, 1987  * Stock market crash of 1987 * Best title to be had (rare) The front page proclaims the famous report of the stock market crash of 1987, readi...
$235.00

1928 Bond Dance Hall Explosion...


April 15, 1928

Item #703962    KANSAS CITY JOURNAL, Missouri, April 15, 1928 *West Plains, Missouri Bond Dance Hall explosion *Coverage in closest large city to the disaster The front page has 1 1/2 columns of coverage of the hor...
$120.00

Laying the cornerstone for the President's House, sort of...


May 26, 1792

Item #703561    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston,  May 26, 1792  Page 3 has a somewhat inconspicuous report reading: "The following inscription is cut on the corner stone lately laid as the foundation of the house des...
$245.00

Very significant & rare "pillar cartoon" issue... Massachusetts ratifies the Constitution, in a Boston newspaper...


March 01, 1788

Item #703264    THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, March 1, 1788  This is one of the most desired & elusive issues of this  title to be had, as it contains one of the cherished "pillar cartoons". The o...
$6,250.00

The Grateful Dead - ad for Madison Square Garden concerts... Les Paul...


August 13, 1991

Item #703238    THE VILLAGE VOICE (weekly), Greenwich Village, New York, Aug. 13, 1991 * Full-page ad for Grateful Dead Concerts * Madison Square Garden * Elvis Costello, Ziggy Marley, Little Feat - Arrow Head Ranch C...

House of Representatives' version of the Bill of Rights...


August 29, 1789

Item #703196    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, August 29, 1789  This is a very significant issue, as page 2 contains an early version of the historic Bill of Rights. As a brief history, the Constitution was sig...
$6,875.00

First known U.K. printing...

Ben Franklin's historic/collectible essay: "The morals of Chess"...

Item #703114    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1787  * Benjamin Franklin - Morals of Chess * re. U.S. Constitution - George Washington The most notable content is the historic/collectible essay: &...
$425.00

2008 financial crisis...

Federal regulators take over IndyMac... Largest bank failure to-date...


July 12, 2008

Item #702126    LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 12, 2008 * Fed. regulators take over IndyMac * Financial crisis of 2007-2008 * Wall Street and the L.A. region in panic The front page has: "Federal regulators seize c...
$145.00

So you want dramatic, graphic appeal? Death of John Wilkes Booth...


April 28, 1865

Item #701970    CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, April 28, 1865  While most newspapers with historic reports have little if any front page graphic appeal, this issue is different. The front page has a very nice stack of co...
$895.00

Five issue lot from before the Revolutionary War...


August 16, 1766

Item #698705    (5) THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Feb. 25, 1758; Jan. 2, 1759; March 28, 1765; April 24, 1766; and Feb. 6, 1772. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from ...

First ever automobile advertisement...


October 01, 1898

Item #698704    SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York,  Oct. 1, 1898  This is a very significant magazine in the history of automobiles, as the noted reference work "Kane's Famous First Facts" states that the m...

Three color political prints...


November 08, 1890

Item #698703    JUDGE magazine, New York, Nov. 8, 1890  Judge magazine was founded in 1881 by a group of artists, headed by James Albert Wales, who left the staff of the popular comic weekly Puck. The magazine featured bo...

Full page Winslow Homer print... Custer and the Indians...


January 16, 1869

Item #698675    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 16, 1869  The prime print would be the full page by famed artist Winslow Homer: "Winter At Sea--Taking in Sail Off The Coast" with a related article. This prin...
$138.00

Early Winslow Homer print...


May 22, 1858

Item #698673    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 22, 1858  The front page shows: "Hon. William H. English, of  Indiana". Among the inside pages are a full page: "Coming Thru the Rye"; half page:...
$139.00

The famous Winslow Homer print "Waiting for a Bite"...


August 22, 1874

Item #698672    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 22, 1874  Certainly the most notable print in this issue is the very nice full page by Winslow Homer titled: "Waiting for a Bite." It is in great condition. ...
$327.00

Nice tennis print... Great centerfold: "From Mine To Mill"...


September 14, 1878

Item #698671    HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 14, 1878  The full front page illustration is captioned: "Is Sercierty to be Reorganized? Is the Wurkin'-man to Hev His Rights? That's Wot I Wants to K...
$142.00

Much reporting from the Spanish-American War...


July 27, 1898

Item #698668    THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, July 27, 1898  The front page has various reports on the Spanish-American War including: "MILES HAS LANDED ON PORTO RICAN SOIL" "Spirited Engagement Betwee...

Scarce French-English newspaper from Louisiana...


June 18, 1870

Item #698667    LE LOUISIANAIS, Convent, Louisiana, June 18, 1870  A scarce title which existed from 1865 thru 1883, but of which very few issues surface. It is a single sheet newspaper with the front entirely in French w...

On buying Alaska...


July 15, 1868

Item #698666    DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, July 15,1868  A wide variety of news reports both local and regional and a huge quantity of ads as well. Among the front page articles: "The Alaska Purchase&quo...

From Nebraska...


March 17, 1883

Item #698665    THE LINCOLN DAILY NEWS, Nebraska, March 17, 1883  We seldom encounter Nebraska newspapers from during the Wild West era, but here is one. Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska and this issue is dated from jus...

A handsome newspaper from before the Revolutionary War...


July 18, 1768

Item #698664    THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England (now spelled Gloucester), July 18, 1768  Various British news reports throughout, with its finest feature being the handsome masthead with two detailed engravings and the orn...

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #698663    ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, Nov. 5, 1853  Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly"...

News from America...


December 09, 1746

Item #698662    EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Dec. 9, 1746  Page 2 has an item noting that: "...from New England, that the government there sent 3 companies of their Militia to Annapolis Royal upon the first n...

Ten issues: a racist newspaper after the Civil War's end...


December 30, 1865

Item #698656    NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, a lot of ten issues from May thru September, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. Each issue has cont...

Trial coverage on the Burr Conspiracy...


June 25, 1807

Item #698655    BOSTON GAZETTE, June 25, 1807  Page 2 has two reports headed: "Burr's Trial" with detailed text consuming over two columns. Much is available on the internet concerning the Burr Conspiracy. ...

Ten issues of the Boston Gazette...


March 03, 1806

Item #698654    BOSTON GAZETTE, 1806-1807  A lot of ten issues from during the administration of Thomas Jefferson, various news and ads of the day. All are in "2nd rate" condition with minor flaws, nothing serio...

Reaction to the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown...


March 26, 1782

Item #698644    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, March 26, 1782  Page 2 has some nice reporting on the military events further to the west, from a letter from Kentucky dated Dec. 6. It reports...
$357.00

Preparing for the final events at Yorktown... Tragic case of Col. Isaac Haynes...


October 02, 1781

Item #698643    THE CONNECTICUT COURANT & WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER, Hartford, Oct. 2, 1781  Most of the front page is taken up with reports and correspondence concerning the case of Col. Isaac Haynes, the American officer...
$435.00

Illustrated ship ads and slave-related ads...


May 20, 1796

Item #698642    FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 20, 1796  The front page is entirely taken up with advertisements including 23 illustrated ship ads. The issue has no fewer than 4 slave-related ads, i...

The beheading of Marie Antoinette, the Queen of France...

Item #698641    THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1793  Near the back under the heading: "Obituary of Considerable Persons", and amongst the listings of many others, is the very historic report of t...
$194.00

The Gettysburg Address on front page...


November 20, 1863

Item #698639    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 20, 1863  It would be difficult to argue for a more notable or desirable newspaper from the Civil War. Combine the complete text of the historic Gettysburg Address by President Abrah...
$8,945.00

Corbett's short-lived newspaper...


April 25, 1797

Item #698638    PORCUPINE'S GAZETTE, Philadelphia, April 25, 1797  The front page has a: "Two Dollars Reward" ad for a runaway servant girl, with details. Also: "General Orders" from the Commander ...

With the original, orange wrappers...


May 31, 1888

Item #698621    THE NATIONAL STOCKMAN & FARMER, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 31, 1888  This is not the typical sort of magazine we would offer, however this issue still has the original, orange outer wrappers (rare a...

On the Bowley-Jones political feud in South Carolina...


August 21, 1874

Item #698618    RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, Aug. 21, 1874  Page 2 has a report concerning the Bowley-Jones feud within the Republican party of South Carolina. Both are African-Americans. Much can be found about them on...

Rare Hawaii newspaper from 1859...


February 05, 1859

Item #698615    THE POLYNESIAN, Honolulu, (Hawaii), Feb. 5, 1859  A quite rare newspaper from such an early date, in fact outside of "The Friend" which was more of a missionary newspaper, this is the second olde...
$365.00

Perhaps our best issue on the Chicago Fire...


October 10, 1871

Item #698614    CHICAGO EVENING POST--EXTRA, Oct. 10, 1871  This is perhaps the very best Chicago Fire issue we have offered. Not only is it from Chicago, but it is a day earlier than any other report we have offered from...
$1,150.00

Naval history is made with the Monitor vs. the Merrimac...


March 14, 1862

Item #698613    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 14, 1862  A significant issue reporting one of the most famous naval battles of the 19th century: the Monitor vs. the Merrimac. It ushered in "modern" naval engineering wi...
$159.00

Detailed account of the capture of a slave ship...


June 27, 1856

Item #698612    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 27, 1856  Page 7 has: "The New York Slave Trade - Seizure & Condemnation of the General Pierce" with the lengthy article providing much detail on the capture of the sla...

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...


January 05, 1798

Item #698611    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 5, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Pa...

From when Philadelphia was the temporary capital of the United States...


January 06, 1798

Item #698610    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Jan. 6, 1798  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Pa...

Newspaper from the ghost town of Crystal, Colorado...


November 10, 1888

Item #698609    CRYSTAL RIVER CURRENT, Crystal, Colorado, Nov. 10, 1888  A rare newspaper from a bonafide ghost town. Crystal was a mining camp established in 1881 & after several decades of robust existence, was al...
$220.00

Map of Port Hudson, and military illustrations inside...


March 31, 1863

Item #698608    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 31, 1863  The front page features a nice & detailed map headed: "Map Of Port Hudson" along the Mississippi. Also front page column heads: "Naval Engagement at P...

Early reports from the California Gold Rush...


December 19, 1848

Item #698607    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 19, 1848  The back page has some nice, early Gold Rush content with the top of a column headed: "From California" containing several reports, one no...

Early report on the Gold Rush of California...


October 14, 1848

Item #698606    NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 1848 The top of pg. 3 has a column head: "The California Gold Region" which has near the beginning: "The accounts which have reached the United ...

Much on the Civil War from the Confederacy...


January 24, 1863

Item #698605    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 24, 1863  The front page includes: "The Intercepted Correspondence", "Notes Of The War--Affairs at Vicksburg--The Several Attempts of the Enemy Aga...

Four Acts signed by Governor Sam Adams...


July 02, 1795

Item #698603    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 2, 1795  The front page features four Acts of the Massachusetts legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pages, very handsome masthead, nev...

Sam Adams signatures in type...


February 17, 1796

Item #698600    COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 17, 1796  The front page has over a full column taken up with three Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each Act signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Four pag...

Huge front page map shows much of Texas...


November 30, 1861

Item #698599    NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 30, 1861 An extremely decorative issue, as the entire front page is taken up with a huge map headed: "THE GREAT EUROPEAN ALLIANCE AGAINST THE MEXICAN REPUBLIC" with a subhead: &q...

The death of Commodore Uriah P. Levy...


March 25, 1862

Item #698598    NEW YORK HERALD, March 25, 1862  The most notable content within this issue is the very brief, but historic page 7 report of the death of Commodore (Admiral) Uriah P. Levy, the first U.S. Jewish Commodore,...
$165.00

The controversial Chinese Exclusion Act...


March 10, 1882

Item #698597    NEW YORK TIMES, March 10, 1882  The first 1 1/2 columns of the front page are headed: "THE CHINESE BILL PASSED" "A Vote of Nearly Two to One in the Affirmative" with subheads. This wa...

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


June 04, 1887

Item #698596    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 rus...
$420.00

From the temporary capital of the United States...


February 01, 1797

Item #698595    GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES & PHILADELPHIA DAILY ADVERTISER, Feb. 1, 1797  The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time, while the District of Columbia was under construction. T...

Civil War map of Port Hudson, Louisiana...


February 11, 1863

Item #698594    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1863  The front page is dominated by a Civil War map titled: "Situation Of Port Hudson" which shows the vicinity as well, from Baton Rouge to the south to St. Francisvi...

Early Florida...


February 17, 1846

Item #698593    FLORIDA SENTINEL, Tallahassee, Feb. 17, 1846  A very early newspaper from the capital of Florida, and with a nice engraving in the masthead. This newspaper is formatted much like most newspapers of the day...

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...


October 27, 1877

Item #698592    TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Oct. 27, 1877  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 ...

The 1914 World Series: Boston Braves vs. Philadelphia Athletics...


October 08, 1914

Item #698591    THE OMAHA EVENING BEE, Nebraska, October 8 - 10, 12-13, 1914  This is a five-issue set (the 11th was a Sunday, no issue was printed) covering the 1914 World Series between the Boston Braves and Philadelphi...
$215.00

Al Capone is now inmate number 40,886...


May 05, 1932

Item #698588    NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1932  The front page has one column heads including: "PRISON DOORS CLOSE BEHIND CAPONE" "Gangster Reaches Atlanta After Day on Which Curious Crowds Inspect the Train&q...

The day the Hindenburg blew up....


May 06, 1937

Item #698587    NEW YORK WORLD TELEGRAM, May 6, 1937  The front page has a very interesting--and uncommon--report of the Hindenburg flying over New York City just hours before its fateful end. This newspaper was an unus...

O. J. Simpson's days with Buffalo are over...


November 01, 1977

Item #698586    LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 1, 1977  The front page has a nice banner headline: "O.J. Simpson Out for Season" with subhead: "Will Have Surgery on Left Knee" and photo.  First report ...

Nazis make their presence known... Dillinger...


July 02, 1934

Item #698585    CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 2, 1934  The banner headline notes: "10 MORE DIE BY NAZI BULLETS" with smaller heads including: "Son Of Former Kaiser and Von Papen Arrested" 'Hitler Chi...

Memphis newspaper printed in Atlanta...


January 15, 1864

Item #698584    THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, January 15, 1864  If the title and city of publication seem to be in conflict, they are not. This newspaper had a fascinating history during the Civil War--see t...
$154.00

Civil War map shows from Richmond to Petersburg...


June 23, 1864

Item #698583    NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1864  The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "From Richmond To Petersburg". The first column has war-related heads: "THE...

Lou Gehrig's illness is revealed...


June 22, 1939

Item #698582    SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 22, 1939  The front page of the sports section has a nice article with a 3 column head: "PARALYSIS HALTS GEHRIG CAREER" with a photo of him captioned; "Gehrig S...

Generals Beauregard and Forrest...


October 01, 1864

Item #698580    THE CHARLESTON MERCURY, South Carolina, Oct. 1, 1864  Among the front page reports on the Civil War are: "Forrest Again Successful" "General Beauregard, Again" "Reconstruction &...

Washington's letter concerning the Jay Treaty...


September 03, 1795

Item #698579    INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1795  Most of the front page is taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. Page 2 has a lengthy letter to the Pres...

"Dr. J" (Julius Erving) becomes a Philadelphia 76er...


October 22, 1976

Item #698578    LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, October 22, 1976  The front of the sports section has: "For $6 MILLION 76ers Are Able to Get a Doctor" which tells of the deal between the 76ers and the New Yo...

Joe DiMaggio is MVP in 1941...


November 12, 1941

Item #698577    CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 12, 1941  The front page of section 2 (sports) has a banner headline: "VOTE DI MAGGIO MOST VALUABLE FOR 2ND TIME" with subheads and photo. Complete in 38 pages, ligh...

The Confederates on the Battle of Gettysburg...


July 11, 1863

Item #698576    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 11, 1863  The front page includes: "Charleston" "Yankee Agents In England" "The Courts" "City Intelligence" "Prisoners&q...
$798.00

Fascinating "newspaper" reporting the capture of Texas in 1952...


April 03, 1952

Item #698575    THE LAMPASAS DISPATCH, Texas, "Juvember 33, 1969"  A fascinating fictitious newspaper created specifically for "Operation Long Horn--For Maneuver Purposes Only--Not Intended For General Dist...
$145.00

The Queen of the West... another Confederate naval victory!


February 27, 1863

Item #698573    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 27, 1863  Not just a newspaper from the Confederacy, but from the capital of the Confederates states. Among the front page reports are: "The American War In Eur...

Editorial paints a positive picture for the Confederacy...


May 21, 1863

Item #698572    DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, May 21, 1863  The front page has much reporting from the "The Courts" and "City Intelligence" as well as several Acts from the Confederate Congress in...

Creating the Oklahoma Land Rush...


March 28, 1889

Item #698571    BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, March 28, 1889  The front page has a nice report on the Oklahoma Land Rush with a column headed: "The Oklahoma Situation" "The Boomers Happy over the Opening of th...
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