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582625

The Bell Tower at Westminster...

Item #582625

February 02, 1856

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 2, 1856  Noteworthy content within this issue includes a small print of the new Bell Tower at the new Palace at Westminster, with supporting text.  other prints include:  "Balaclava Heights", "State Procession Of Her Majesty To Open Parliament" (being a doublepage print), "Wreck of the George Lord", "The P... See More  

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$55.00
582624

The Westminster Clock Bell...

Item #582624

September 13, 1856

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, September 13, 1856  Among the noteworthy items within this issue is the 4 x 5 inch print of the new Westminster Clock Bell (of Big Ben fame), with supporting text (see images).  Other prints include:  "The American Steamship Arctic", the emperor and empress of Russia, "Gloucester Cathedral", a State Carriage, and more (see images... See More  

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$55.00
582283

1845 Windsor Vermont...

Item #582283

March 26, 1845

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, March 26, 1845 



* Discussion on Slavery 

* Windsor, Vermont 


This 4 page newspaper has mostly religious content throughout with a front page article titled: "A Discussion of the Subject of Slavery" which takes up more than 4 full columns.



Other topics and advertising throughout. Complete in 4 pages, 18 by 24 1/2 inc
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$26.00
582052

Information on "The Texas"... on Commodore Decatur...

Item #582052

March 25, 1830

NATIONAL GAZETTE AND LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 25, 1830  The back page of this issue contains an article entitled "The Texas" which was extracted from a gentleman's correspondence. "Texas is now in a very prosperous condition. -- There has been more emigration this winter than in several years past. The road is at present full of movers... In anti... See More  

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$32.00
581650

Volume 1 issue... Horace Greeley...

Item #581650

March 24, 1838

THE JEFFERSONIAN, Albany, N.Y., March 24, 1838  A volume I issue (number 6) of this uncommon title published by Horace Greeley, who went on to greater fame as editor of the New York Tribune. Has "Light And Truth" in the masthead below the title. This was a partisan newspaper supporting the Whig Party of New York State. Mostly political-related content, but also has a "Summary O... See More  

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$40.00
581616

Frontier life and Sporting scenes in America...

Item #581616

March 27, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 27, 1858 The front page of the issue contains a large illustration "The East Gate - Canton". Within the issue is: "The New Ministry"; "Expedition to the Andaman Islands"; "Cultivation of Arrow-Root at D'Urban, Port Natal"; "Frontier Life in America" and "Sporting Scenes in America". Other il... See More  

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$28.00
581614

Elephants from Calcutta... The Royal Wedding...

Item #581614

February 20, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, February 20, 1858  The front page of the this issue features a halfpage illustration "The Royal Bridal Tour - The Prince and Princess Frederick William at the Window the King's Palace, Potsdam". Within the issue is: "Effects of the Late Earthquake in Naples"; "The Bridal Tour - Arrival of the Prince and Princess Frederick Will... See More  

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$29.00
581391

The Battle of the Alma...

Item #581391

October 14, 1854

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, October 14, 1854 The front page begins the coverage on "The Battle of the Alma" with an "Official List of  Killed and Wounded" inside as well as numerous illustrations. The front page includes a large illustration of "The Late Marshal St. Arnaud, Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies". Other news of the day and advertisemen... See More  

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$34.00
581330

Early 19th century from Williamsport, PA...

Item #581330

January 18, 1832

THE LYCOMING CHRONICLE, AND WEST BRANCH COURIER, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, January 18, 1832



* Rare title from Williamsport, Pennsylvania



This 4 page newspaper has news of the day with many advertisements. This issue is damaged with various margin and fold tears. Might be able to repair it somewhat though.

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$17.00
581120

Rope-making machine...

Item #581120

March 05, 1859

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 5, 1859  The front page of the issue features a large illustration of "Adam's Rope-Making Machine" with an associated article. Within the issue is "Hildreth & Bailey's Slitting Machine" and other various articles and advertisements.



This is complete in eight pages, unbound and uncut, with a small piece missing at the bottom of th... See More  

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$42.00
580974

Emigration of freed slaves...

Item #580974

July 03, 1824

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 3, 1824  An inside page has report headed: "Emigration of the Free Blacks", which tells of their colonizing on the island of St. Domingo, taking over 2 1/2 pages.

Complete in 16 pages,  6 1/4 by 9 1/2 inches, lite foxing, otherwise is in good condition.



As noted in Wikipedia, this title: "...(was) one of the most widely-... See More  

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$26.00
580973

Treaty with Winnebago Indians... Piracies...

Item #580973

October 20, 1832

NILES' REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 20, 1832  This issue contains a report entitled: "Peace With The Indians" which takes about 3 column inches, and talks about a treaty with the Winnebago Indians. A small report on "Piracies" reports on the several recent accounts and awful murders.

Sixteen pages 6 1/2 by 9 inches, very good condition.



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$29.00
580530

Naval Review Supplement... Florence Nightingale song...

Item #580530

April 26, 1856

SUPPLEMENT TO THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, April 26, 1856  This is The Grand Naval Review Supplement. The issues contains a large amount of illustrations and articles pertaining to Naval review at Spithead. Included is a fullpage song entitled "Florence Nightingale".



This is complete in 32 pages and is in very good condition.

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$38.00
579853

Hunting in Canada...

Item #579853

December 18, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, December 18, 1858 With the issue is a full page print captioned: "Opening of the Tehuantepec Route to California--Starting of the First Mail From Suchil, at the Commencement of the New Road Across the Isthmus." plus the nearly full page map titled: "Map Showing the Different Routes Across the Isthmus to California". Plus there i... See More  

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$38.00
579849

New Naval Uniforms...

Item #579849

May 24, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, May 24, 1856  The front cover features a nearly halfpage "Deputation of Circassian Chiefs to the Sultan".Halfpage "Inspection of the Royal Sappers and Miners at Brompton Barracks, Chatham". Fullpage "Picture Sale at Messrs. Christie and Manton's, King-Street, St. James's." A fullpage "The New Naval Uniforms"... See More  

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$38.00
579843

Lumbering in New Brunswick... Ottawa, Canada...

Item #579843

August 28, 1858

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, August 28, 1858  The front cover features a nearly halfpage illustration "The Wellington Tomb in the Crypt of St. Paul's Cathedral". A nearly half-page illustration "Inauguration of a Russian Gun at Seaham Harbour, near Sunderland". "The Attack on the Peiho Forts by the English and French Fleets" contain two halfpage ... See More  

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$50.00
579810
Item #579810

November 24, 1860

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, London, England, November 24, 1860  The front cover is entitled "Departure of the Prince of Wales from Portland, United States, for England". Within the issue is a fullpage "Sale at Calcutta of Valuable Government Presents and Lucknow Jewels"; doublepage "Grand Ball Given at the Academy of Music, New York, in Honour of His Royal Highness t... See More  

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$38.00
579627

From Kentucky in 1844...

Item #579627

February 15, 1844

THE PROTESTANT AND HERALD, Frankfort, Kentucky, February 15, 1844 



* Rare pre Civil War Southern title 



Apparently subscribed to by the "African Repository" as that is what's is inked at the top. As would be expected much religious content but other items as well. An 8 inch column is cut from the bottom of the front leaf, otherwise in very nice condition.... See More  

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$36.00
579577

Early comic, satire newspaper...

Item #579577
FIGARO IN LONDON, London, 1833  An English comic newspaper of the early 19th century, founded in 1831 and running for almost 8 years. It was the forerunner for the much more popular "Punch" magazine. There is a nice comic illustration in the masthead. Four pages, 8 3/4 by 11 inches, nice condition. The photo shown is generic, but the issue you will receive will be very similar.

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$18.00
579481
Item #579481

November 26, 1806

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, EXTRA, Boston, Nov. 26, 1806  A small size, 4 page "Extra" edition never bound nor trimmed, with wide margins. It is mostly taken up with ads with 8 illus. ship ads & another interesting illus. ad on the bkpg. The bkpg. also has an "Epitaph" reading "I John Gavre, am ready to swear, That though I lie here, I'm yet up there." (see). A b... See More  

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$17.00
578772

President Andrew Jackson's state-of-the-union address...

Item #578772

December 11, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 11, 1830  The prime feature of this issue would be the complete printing of the very lengthy: "President's Message", being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President, a tradition which began with Washington and continues to this day. This very detailed & wordy address takes over 9 pages and is signed in type: Andrew Jac... See More  

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578475

Death of Fisher Ames...

Item #578475

July 05, 1808

THE REPERTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 5, 1808  All of pages 2 & 3 are black-bordered for the death of Fisher Ames, a noted member of Congress. Page 2 has a black-bordered notice beginning: "With the most heartfelt sorrow, we must discharge a solemn & painful duty, in announcing to the publick the death of the Hon. FISHER AMES..." who died on the 4th of July. Four pages,... See More  

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578459

The death of James Bowdoin III...

Item #578459

October 21, 1811

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Massachusetts, Oct. 21, 1811 



* James Bowdoin III death



The middle column on the ftpg. is mostly taken up with a report of the funeral of a noted Mass. politician & philanthropist, beginning: "On Wednesday last were interred the remains of the Hon. James Bowdoin, with every mark of respect..." with much more (see).

Four pages, small hole in ... See More  

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$25.00
578365

Early ancient Egypt living...

Item #578365

August 01, 1842

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 1, 1842



* Early ancient Egyptian living with prints



The front page has various illustrations and mini heading under: "Mr. Cooley's New Work- the American in Egypt" Text takes up most of the front page.



Other news of the day throughout including various advertisements. Complete with 4 pages and in nice condition.... See More  

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$24.00
578308

Scottish immigrant newspaper...

Item #578308

January 23, 1841

THE SCOTTISH JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 23, 1841



* Rare title for Scotland immigrants



Obviously a paper which has a focus on the Scottish heritage of Americans in the New York City area, but other content as well. A deep & decorative masthead (see photo) makes this issue displayable.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 15 inches, some rubbing along the central fold, generally nice.... See More  

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$27.00
578244

The state-of-the-union address by John Quincy Adams...

Item #578244

December 12, 1827

ZION'S HERALD, Boston, December 12, 1827 



* President John Quincy Adams 

* Annual address
 



Page 3 contains: "President's Message" which is the annual state-of-the-union address which is signed by him in type at its conclusion: John Quincy Adams.



Complete with 4 pages, 14 1/2 by 21 inches, and a bit of foxing. Otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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$34.00
578208

Uncommon anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #578208

February 04, 1842

EMANCIPATOR AND FREE AMERICAN, Boston, Massachusetts, Feb. 4, 1842 



* Rare Anti-slavery title

* 19 years prior to Civil War




As the title would suggest, this is a newspaper focused on the anti-slavery movement although the content in this issue would seem to be mostly political. The ftpg. is taken up with: "Mr. Birney's Letter" and reports from the "Massachusetts Legi... See More  

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$43.00
577961

Indian Chief Euchee Billy... negroes released...

Item #577961

May 12, 1837

THE GLOBE, Washington, May 12, 1837 A page 3 report "From Florida" says: "Gov. Jesup...has directed the negroes yielded by the Indians to be congregated at Lake Monroe (Ft. Mellon) instead of St. Mark's.... Euchee Billy (the chief supposed to have been killed by our forces) it is now said is at Ft. Mellon with Philip's son. Philip is...wounded & it is supposed [he] received the ... See More  

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$32.00
577940

A pre-Civil War sport's periodical...

Item #577940

February 13, 1858

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 13, 1858 



* Pre Civil War sport's periodical



Subtitled: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage." with the masthead featuring a decorative sporting theme (see). Among the articles included are; "A Winter In southern Florida" "Wild Sports In India" "Hunters and Game in South-W... See More  

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577675

Vessels in Ice in Halifax Harbor...

Item #577675

September 17, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE OF THE BATTLE SHIP, Boston, Massachusetts, September 17, 1859



* One of the best masthead engravings to be had

* Battleship

* Rare title - Prints




This newspaper has one of the largest & most decorative mastheads of the 19th century (see photos) with a decorative border around all pages.



Front page has a 9 by 6 inch engraving: "View Of the City of Brookl... See More  

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577610

A Treaty...

Item #577610

August 22, 1836

New Hampshire Patriot And State Gazette, Concord, New Hampshire, August 22, 1836 



* President Andrew Jackson

* U.S. - Republic of Venezuela treaty




On the front page under an engraving of an eagle grasping arrows in its talons.



"A Proclamation" announcing: "Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Navigation, and Commerce between the United States of America and the Republic of... See More  

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$21.00
577156

Early print in a daily newspaper...

Item #577156

November 30, 1845

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 30, 1845



* Johannes von Ronge - German reformer

* Early illustration - print




The front page has a print titled: "M. Ronge"



Rare to find a illustration in a daily newspaper this early. New of the day with ads throughout. Complete in 4 pages, good condition.

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$23.00
577038

Croton Aqueduct....

Item #577038

October 12, 1842

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, October 12, 1842



* Croton Aqueduct opening

* New York City water




Page 2 has a small report headed: "Grand Croton Celebration--General Illumination of New York" which regards the upcoming opening of the famous Croton Aqueduct. Nice to have in a NYC title.



Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, minor creasing, generally in nice co... See More  

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576835

Pike's Peak... Refus Choate death...

1859 Franco-Austrian War...

Item #576835

July 15, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1859



* 2nd Italian War of Independence

* Franco-Austrian War

* Death of Rufus Choate

* Pike's Peak mention

* reports from Utah




The front page has one column headlines regarding the Franco_Austrian War.  Inside contains a report from Pike's Peak, the death report of Rufus Choate (Valedictorian at Dartmouth; U.S. Congressman).  Also included are the ... See More  

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576834

Pike's Peak... Refus Choate death...

1859 Franco-Austrian War...

Item #576834

July 15, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 15, 1859



* 2nd Italian War of Independence

* Franco-Austrian War

* Death of Rufus Choate

* Pike's Peak mention

* reports from Utah




The front page has one column headlines regarding the Franco_Austrian War.  Inside contains a report from Pike's Peak, the death report of Rufus Choate (Valedictorian at Dartmouth; U.S. Congressman).  Also included are the ... See More  

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$48.00
576680

1842 Croton Aqueduct....

Item #576680

October 10, 1842

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, October 10, 1842



* Croton Aqueduct opening

* New York City water




Page 3 has a small report headed: "Croton Celebration" which regards the upcoming opening of the famous Croton Aqueduct. Nice to have in a NYC title.



Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
576355

Illustrated publication...

Item #576355

December 28, 1844

THE PICTORIAL TIMES, London, December 28, 1844  The cover of the issue contains "The Departure of the French Troops From Morocco".  Within the issue is an illustration of Mr. Horace Twiss; "The Eastern Coast Regatta"; "Royal Ride in the Forest of Atholl"; literary content with illustrations, other content and advertisements.



This is complete in 16 pages w... See More  

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576354

Illustrated publication... London from the Thames - ancient to modern....

Item #576354

December 28, 1844

THE PICTORIAL TIMES with SUPPLEMENT, London, December 28, 1844  The cover of the issue contains "The New Statue of William IV., London Bridge".  Within the issue are "Pictorial History of Birmingham (continued story)" with illustrations; "Christmas-Tide and New Year's Day"; literary content with illustrations, other content and advertisements.



This issue ... See More  

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576352

1842 Croton Aqueduct...

Item #576352

October 10, 1842

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, October 10, 1842 



* Croton Aqueduct opening 

* New York City water
 



Page 3 has a small report headed: "Croton Celebration" which regards the upcoming opening of the famous Croton Aqueduct. Nice to have in a New York City title.



Other news of the day with many ads. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
576239

From the 1840's, 1850's, and 1860's...

The Charles Dickens Collection...

Item #576239
The Charles Dickens Collection - This three issue set features one issue edited by Charles Dickens (either Household Words or All The Year Round from the 1860's), one issue of The ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS from the Dickens Era (1850's), and one issue of The Times (London) from the Dickens Era (1840's), providing a contextual background for the work of this literary giant!

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$49.00
575855

1813 Jaguar ad...

Item #575855

August 17, 1813

THE AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, Connecticut, August 17, 1813 



* Jaguar exhibition ad with woodcut print 

* Nice masthead engraving 

 


A handsome engraving of a heraldic eagle in the masthead (see) and with various news of the day and several advertisements including a illustrated ad on page 3 titled: "JAGUAR Or The American Tiger"



Complete in 4 pages, vario... See More  

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$28.00
575787

Southern slavery question...

Item #575787

January 22, 1845

THE VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, January 22, 1845



* South is pro slavery

* Kentucky




Page 3 has a one column headline: "The Pro-Slavery Diplomacy" which discuses the slavery question in some Southern states.



Other news of the day including period advertising. Complete in 4 pages, and in very nice condition.

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$21.00
575782

An uncommon title...

Item #575782

November 02, 1822

BOSTONIAN & MECHANICS JOURNAL, Boston, November 2, 1822 



* Uncommon Title 



As noted at the top of the front page, this relative uncommon title is: "...devoted to science, arts, and miscellany...". Four pages, small folio size, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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$18.00
575749

1820 James Monroe, Peoria IL act...

Item #575749

May 31, 1820

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE AND BOSTON PATRIOT, Massachusetts, May 31, 1820 



* President James Monroe act 

* Peoria, Illinois land
 



Page 2 has under "Ny Authority" and a small illustration of a heraldic eagle: "An Act for the relief of the inhabitants of the village of Peoria, in the State of Illinois" which is signed in type: James Monroe (see)



Other news o... See More  

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$21.00
575375

Culture of silk...

Item #575375

May 27, 1835

THE LANDMARK, Salem, Massachusetts, May 27, 1835



* Silk manufacturing



The front page has a one column heading: "The Culture OF Silk" with a illustration a reeling machine that was recently invented (see photos). This article takes up about 1 1/4/ columns.



Other news of the day with ads. This issue has minor light foxing, otherwise in nice condition.... See More  

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$19.00
575374

deaf and dumb...

Item #575374

October 18, 1820

NATIONAL GAZETTE & LITERARY REGISTER, Philadelphia, Oct. 18, 1820  Page 3 has a interesting article: "The Deaf & Dumb Fond of Music" being a letter about a musical artist born deaf and dumb (see). Page 3 also has an article on: "Mr. Guille's Ascension" in a balloon.

Four pages, nice condition.

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$26.00
575112

Giuseppe marco Fieschi, the attempted assassin of King Louis-Philippe...

Item #575112

September 23, 1835

THE LANDMARK, Salem, Massachusetts, September 23, 1835



* Giuseppe Marco Fieschi assassin

* Uncommon illustration



This 4 page newspaper has one column illustration of page 2 with caption: "The Assassin Fieschi" which shows Giuseppe Marco Fieschi, who attempted to murder King Louis-Philippe of France.



Other news of the day with many ads. Nice condition.... See More  

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$28.00
574818

Letter on Mexico and Texas issues...

Item #574818

April 11, 1842

THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York, April 1, 1842  Page two of the issue contains a lenghty letter datelined Bastrof, March 10th, 1842 which is reporting on the conditions between the Mexicans and Texas, with the reporting of the Mexican Calvary of 800 and the Texans of 75. Other news, advertisements, some of which are illustrated, are within the issue. This is complete in four pages and is in ver... See More  

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$35.00
574795

Chess...

Item #574795

April 04, 1857

PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 4, 1857.



* Chess




As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled:  "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More  

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$30.00
572890

Presidential Candidates... 1820 Census...

Item #572890

January 26, 1822

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 26, 1822  Inside the issue is a report "Next President"... "Pretty work for eight dollars a day!" This article is approximately one full page and includes the names of the those put forth as candidates. The front page and another page inside the issue is reporting on "The Census". Other news of the government and of day... See More  

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$28.00
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