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June 25, 1887
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887... See More
* Queen Victoria of England
* Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
The front page has a full-page illustration captioned: "Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India", with supporting text. The inside has: "H.M.S. Victoria", "The Great Mulhouse Universal Lathe", "Apparatus for Stu
July 04, 1870
TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870 This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound. Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More
September 07, 1878
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Sept. 7, 1878
* Statue of Liberty construction
* Frederic Auguste Bartholdi
A feature of this issue is: "Bartholdi's Colossal Statue of Liberty" which shows the head on display in Paris. Included is a related article noting the final size would be 105 feet high plus an 82 feet pedestal. The bust itself was 29 1/2 feet high and 13+ feet in d... See More
October 31, 1895
DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 31, 1895
* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* America's 1st serial killer trial
* Chicago murder castle
The top of page 2 has one column headings: "MRS. PITEXEL'S STORY" "The Widow of Holmes' Alleged Victim on the Stand" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage at the end of the trial against... See More
April 08, 1875
BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1875
* Molly Maguires
* Miners - railroad
Page 3 has an article with small heading: "The Troubles in the Coal Regions" Text takes up almost a full column. Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More
December 30, 1871
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 30, 1871
* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving
The full front page is the famous Thomas Nast illustration of: "Santa Claus's Mail." which is very displayable.
Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Christmas in Virginia - A Present from the Great House." Full pg. illus. of "A Roman Catholic Mission from England to ... See More
November 18, 1875
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, November 18, 1875
* Edgar Allan Poe
* Memorial grave unveiling
* Baltimore, Maryland
This uncommon publication has news of the day with several interesting advertisements throughout.
The front page has one column headings: "Dedication of the Monument to Edgar A. Poe" "Unveiling The Monument". See image for text.
Complete in 8 pag... See More
July 12, 1872
NEW YORK HERALD, July 12, 1872
* David Livingstone found
* Henry Morton Stanley
James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard fr... See More
August 20, 1870
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 20, 1870
* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons
* Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate
The top of page has one column headings: "MORMONISM" "The Debate on the Question of Polygamy" and more. (see) Text takes up two columns.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toning at the folds, some small margin tears, generally good, should be ha... See More
July 26, 1895
THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 26, 1895
* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago
* America's 1st serial killer
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "HOLMES' CHARNEL HOUSE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer.
Complete with 4 ... See More
September 01, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 1, 1874
* Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee
* Negroes massacred
* General George Custer expedition
The top of page 4 has one column headings that include: "LEX TALIONIS" "The Black Butchery in Tennessee" "The Bloody 'Regulators' Lynch Fifteen Prisoners" and more. (see)
Page 5 has: "THE BLACK HILLS" "Return of ... See More
July 31, 1865
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, from New York, dated July 31, 1865
* Post civil war baseball
* Early Coney Island
* Commencement at Franklin & Marshall College
The front page has: "The College Regatta" "Yale Wins again on Saturday in the City Races" "Accounts of the other Races & the Baseball Match" Concludes on the back page with a summary & box score of baseb... See More
July 28, 1881
THE SAG HARBOR EXPRESS, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, July 28, 1881
* Rare high class community publication
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.
Four pages, some tiny margin tears, light toning, should be handled with care.... See More
October 28, 1871
THE CHARLESTON DAILY NEWS, South Carolina, October 28, 1871
* Chinatown massacre
* Brigham Young verdict
The front page has a very brief article with small heading: "Plundering The Heathen Chinee" Short coverage on the Chinese massacre of 1871 in Los Angeles, California.
Other news of the day. Complete in 4 pages, very minor spine wear, nice condition.... See More
November 13, 1880
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 13, 1880
* Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada
* Mining explosion disaster
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A World Of Woe" "The Very Worst of Modern Mining Horrors" "Forty or More Workmen Perish in the Pit" "The Complete ... See More
November 17, 1880
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 17, 1880
* St. Peter MN Minnesota
* Insane asylum fire disaster
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A PITIFUL PYRE" "The Destruction of the Minnesota Insane Asylum" "'A Sight Once Seem Never to be Forgotten'" "The... See More
March 06, 1886
THE WHEELING INTELLIGENCER, West Virginia, March 6, 1886
* James Sheady death
* Boxer - boxing
The front page has small one column headings: "Brutal Prize Fight" "Near Fayetteville, West Virginia, Which Ends in Murder" See images for text here.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, large sized paper measuring 25 x 19 1/2 inches, a little irregul... See More
February 24, 1894
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 24, 1894 The front page shows the: "Magneto Telephone Call" with much detail. The ftpg. article is: "How To Make A Telephone Call". More on this inside. Also inside: "The Webb Academy & Home For Ship Builders" with many photos.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
Sixteen pages, very nice condition.
November 16, 1871
THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 16, 1871
* Henryville, Clark County, Indiana
* Slaughter of the Park family - murders
The top of page 8 has one column headings: "FRIGHTFUL MURDER IN INDIANA" "A Whole Family Butchered" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column.
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear with some tiny tears, generally good.... See More
May 12, 1875
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 12, 1875
* Whiskey Ring scandal
* Tax revenues
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "The Whiskey Ring" with subheads. Note that the great raid by the Treasury Dept. happened 2 days previous.
Complete with all 12 pages, great condition.
April 11, 1868
NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1868
* President Andrew Johnson
* Reconstruction era impeachment trial
The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "IMPEACHMENT" "The Opening Argument for the Defense Concluded" and more. Text takes up the entire front page and most of the back page.
Eight pages, nice condition.... See More
August 17, 1870
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 17, 1870
* Siege of Metz, France
* Franco-Prussian War - Germans
Page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE WAR" "A Desperate Battle Fought Near Metz" "French and Prussian Reports of the Engagement" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, light toning along the central fold, a little spine wear, gene... See More
October 23, 1878
THE PITTSFIELD SUN, Massachusetts, Oct. 23, 1878
* Berkshire County
* American Indians war era
This uncommon title has news of the day with several interesting advertisements.
Complete with all 8 pages, a little staining, some wear at the top left corner, generally good.
March 02, 1877
THE MILTONIAN, Milton, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1877 A great broadside (printed on one side only) "Supplement" issue with over half of the issue taken up with the Presidential election of 1876.
It was one of the most contentious presidential elections in history and gave rise to the Compromise of 1877 by which the Democrats conceded the election to Hayes in return for an end to Reco... See More
December 16, 1880
THE DANVILLE DAILY NEWS, Illinois, December 16, 1880
* Uncommon title
This issue has news of the day with several interesting advertisements, many illustrated.
Complete in 4 pages, light toning and a minor wear at the margins, generally good.
September 12, 1876
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Sept. 12, 1876
* Post Custer massacre
The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "The Sioux Campaign" "Gen. Crook's Fruitless Search--Troops Going Into Winter Quarters" and more. (see)
Eight pages, close cut along spine on the front page only causing a little loss to some ads, otherwise nice.... See More
April 09, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 9, 1873
* James O'Kelly arrested in Cuba
* Irish nationalist journalist
* Best title to be had - rare as such
The top of page 9 has one column headings that include: "IMPRISONED" "Interest Excited by the Arrest of Jas. J. O'Kelly at Manzanillo" and more. (see) Text takes up about 2 full columns.
Complete with 16 pages, nice condition.... See More
April 07, 1877
CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Ohio, April 7, 1877
* Bloody Benders
* Serial Killer family arrested ?
The front page has an article headed: "The Bender Family" "A Habeas Corpus Issued for Them--They are Ordered to Fort Smith" (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, good condition.
April 09, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1870
* Gen. George Henry Thomas
* Death - funeral
The front page has an article headed: "THE LATE GEN. THOMAS" "Final Funeral Ceremonies at Troy" "An Immense Throng Present" and more with smaller subheads. Text takes up over 2 1/2 columns.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, a few printing flaws on the fr... See More
September 04, 1866
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 4, 1866
* Jay Cooke & his banking house
* Financier of the Civil War
* Wall Street Panic of 1873 fame
Page 6 of this newspaper contains an advertisement for the: "Banking House of Jay Cooke & Co." with a few more details (see). Other high profile financier ads as well. (see)
The life of Jay Cooke and his considerable influence in b... See More
July 31, 1880
ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 31, 1880
* Bloody Benders
* Kansas serial killers
The top of page 4 has one column headings: "THE BUTCHER BAGGED" "Old Man Bender Identified by a Former Friend" and more. See image for text here.
Other news of the day with several interesting advertisements. Complete in 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.... See More
July 25, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 25, 1874
* Sioux Indians & more - Native Amercians
* Generals Sherman, Sheridan and Custer
Page 6 has a lengthy article on the current situation in the Great Plains that takes over 2 1/2 columns with headings: "THE RED BARBARIANS" "Fresh Cruelties and Outrages by Our Pampered Outlaws" "Horrors of Human Torture and Butchery" and mor... See More
October 19, 1871
THE NEW YORK HERALD, October 19, 1871
* Ku Klux Klan
* South Carolina
Page 3 has one column headings: "MARTIAL LAW" "A Voice From South Carolina" "the Situation Described" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light toning at the folds, minor spine wear, generally nice.
August 31, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 31, 1874
* General George Armstrong Custer
* Black Hills gold - South Dakota expedition
The top of page 10 has one column headings that include: "THE LAND OF GOLD" "Discovery of the Precious Metal in the Back Hills" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More
July 19, 1882
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Cleveland, Ohio, July 19, 1882
* John L. Sullivan
* Heavyweight boxing
Page 3 has one column headings: "Sick Sullivan" "He Suffers More Than His English opponent" "Wilson Challenges the Boston Boy to Fight for the Belt" (see)
Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.
wikipedia notes: In 1882, Wilso... See More
December 27, 1879
HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 27, 1879 (print only) This is a single leaf full page print taken from this issue entitled "Charcoal Burning" drawn by S. G. McCutcheon and is comprised of several illustrations showing the life and procedure of charcoal. This is a genuine leaf from the issue--not a reprint measuring approximately 10.25 x 15.25 inches, with a few archival mends for small ed... See More
May 21, 1875
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 21, 1875
* Osceola Mills PA Pennsylvania fire disaster
* Mary Todd Lincoln's suicide attempt
The front page has one column headings: "DESTRUCTION OF A TOWN" "Osceola, Penn., Swept Over By Forest Fires" and more.
Page 7 has a small heading: "Mrs. Lincoln" See image for text here.
Other news of the day. Complete in 10 pages, light t... See More
October 10, 1887
THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Oct. 10, 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, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.
March 13, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 13, 1874
* Charles Sumner death
* American politician - Massachusetts senator
* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate
The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Arrangements for Funeral Services in the Senate Chamber" "Sorrow In Massachusetts" and more. (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pag... See More
September 29, 1866
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 29, 1866
* Early Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens
* Clipper "Hornet" disaster report
* First national headline for Twain
The most notable content would be the full page print: "Burning of the California Clipper 'Hornet', One Thousand Miles from Land" not so much for the print but for the accompanying article titled: "Bu... See More
November 13, 1875
RELIGIO PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL, Chicago, Nov. 13, 1875 A quite uncommon title which, as noted in the decorative masthead, is "Devoted To Spiritual Philosophy". This interesting newspaper was begun in 1865 by an association of dozens of the leading spiritualists of the day. Its masthead is a graphic depiction of the progressive, free-religious views of the association showing &... See More
July 13, 1874
THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 13, 1874
* Intercollegiate Regatta week w/ map
* Boat - rowing - Saratoga Lake
Page 3 has a map headed: "SARATOGA LAKE" with more. Also one column headings: "REGATTA WEEK" "The University Crews at Saratoga" "The Course" and more. Lengthy text.
Ten pages, nice condition.... See More
September 12, 1866
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. , 12 1866 A terrific and historic issue relating to the first theatrical musical, "The Black Crook".
As Wikipedia notes: "Its significance is being considered the first piece of musical theater that conforms to the modern notion of a "book musical". The book is by Charles M. Barras, an American playwright. The music is mostly adaptations,... See More
September 05, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 5, 1873
* Charles G. Kelsey outrage
* Tar & feathered murder scandal
* Huntington, Long Island, New York
Page 3 has a lengthy article with headings that include: "THE KELSEYMYSTERY" "The Theory About Floating Remains Settled" "Important Evidence of A. T. Hurd" "Views Of An Anti-Tar Man" and more. (see) Text takes up ab... See More
August 01, 1892
OAK & IVY LEAF, Chicago, August, 1892 This is a small newspaper which supported temperance (prohibition of alcohol). This newspaper was the "Organ of the National Y.W.C.T.U." as noted in the masthead.
Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/2 inches, generally nice condition with a handsome masthead.... See More
January 14, 1874
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, January 14, 1874
* Downtown Natick, Massachusetts fire disaster
Near the bottom of page 7 has are one column headings: "The Business Center Of Natick Destroyed" "Two and One-Half Acres Burned Over..." (see)
Other news of the day. Complete with all 10 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.... See More
September 20, 1873
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 20, 1873
* Wall Street - stock market failure
* Panic of 1873 beginning
* Fisk & Hatch - and more
* In a NYC publication
Five of the 6 columns on the front page are taken up with the early reports on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company. The top of the first column h... See More
September 29, 1873
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 29, 1873
* Wall Street - stock market failure
The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "WALL STREET" with subheads. (see) Coverage of "The Panic of 1873", brought on in part by the failure of Jay Cooke & Company. Great to have this NYC publication.
Complete with 12 pages, pages numbers are out of order, nice condition.... See More
September 25, 1869
NEW YORK HERALD, Sun.., Sept. 26, 1869
* "Black Friday" (Sept. 24th) - 2nd report **
* New York Wall Street financial crisis
* Stock Market & gold Panic begins
The top of page 3 has one column headings: "WALL STREET" "The Scene of Friday's Great Financial Contest and Stampede" "The Government Sale of Gold Yesterday" and more. Text takes... See More
September 25, 1880
THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Sept. 25, 1880
* Rare publication
* Women's suffrage
Rare 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&qu... See More
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