India and Ghandi

Shop our selection of original historic newspapers with coverage of items of Indian interest, particularly Ghandi.

India and Ghandi

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690124

Gandhi hunger strike... Lou Gehrig record...

Item #690124

August 16, 1933

THE DETROIT NEWS, August 16, 1933



* Mahatma Gandhi fast until death starts



The front page has a one column heading: "Gandhi Starts Fast In Prison In Poona" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 32 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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690123

1900 Indian magic...

Item #690123

June 08, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 8, 1900



* Indian magic - India - fake ?



The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "CURIOUS INDIAN MAGIC QUEER FEATS OF FAKIRS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, 19 x 14 ... See More  

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689309

Mahatma Gandhi returns to India....

Item #689309

December 29, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 29, 1931



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

* The Mahatma returns to India

* Round Table Conference in London




The front page has a one column heading: "GANDHI WARNS INDIA TO BE READY TO FIGHT" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from the Gandhi-Irwin Pact negotiations in London.

Other news, sports and advertis... See More  

Item from Catalog 322 (released for September, 2022)...

Added to Catalog #322 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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688796

Creating the town of Castine... Benedict Arnold...

Item #688796

March 02, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 2, 1796  The front page has a full column on the creation of the town of Castine, Maine, being an Act of the Massachusetts Legislature reading: "An ACT to divide the town of Penobscot into two distinct towns; and to incorporate the southerly part thereof into a town by the name of Castine." with the lengthy text, signed in type: Samuel Adams.

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687430

A rare & desirable Loyalist newspaper... Reacting to the Intolerable Acts...

Item #687430

September 15, 1774

RIVINGTON'S NEW-YORK GAZETTEER; or, the CONNECTICUT, HUDSON'S RIVER, NEW-JERSEY, and QUEBEC WEEKLY ADVERTISER, New York, Sept. 15, 1774



* Pre-American Revolutionary War

* Extremely rare publication

* James Rivington - Loyalist

* re. the Intolerable Acts




 James Rivington, the famous printer of this newspaper, had an interesting career.

He began this newspaper in 1773 in... See More  

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684364

Mahatma Gandhi visits East End of London....

Item #684364

September 13, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 13, 1931



* Mahatma Gandhi visits London

* Round Table Conferences (India)




The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI IS IN ENGLAND 'FOR DUMB MILLIONS'" "His Scanty Attire Starties Londoners, Braving Drenching Rain to See Him" "Says Peace Is His Mission" and more. First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi'... See More  

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684363

re. Gandhi-Irwin Pact w/ photo...

Item #684363

November 15, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 15, 1931



* Second Round Table Conference

* re. Gandhi-Irwin Pact - London

* Mahatma Gandhi & Lord Irwin

* w/ Sarojini Naidu photo



Page 22 has a two column photo with heading: "Gandhi's Formal Robes For Call On His Emperor" with article. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 34 pages, light toning at the margins, nic... See More  

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683407

1946 Royal Indian Navy mutiny...

Item #683407

February 24, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1946



* Royal Indian Navy mutiny

* Bombay, India - Mahatma Gandhi




The to of the front page has a three column headline: "BOMBAY FIGHTING RENEWED AT NIGHT, DEATH TOLL SOARS; MOST OF CITY UNEASILY CALM" with subheads. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete 1st section only with 46 pages, rag edit... See More  

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683375

Payments to Loyalists... Death of Tippoo...

Item #683375

June 27, 1786

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 27, 1786  Inside has: "American Loyalists"  which notes: "On the report of the bill for granting the sum of 55,000 pounds as a temporary relief to the American Loyalists...desired to know...whether it was intended to allow such Loyalists as were in England during the times of the troubles in America the same as those actually on the spot... See More  

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683302

Isaac Newton Lewis death... gun inventor...

Item #683302

November 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1931



* Isaac Newton Lewis death

* Lewis Gun inventor - WWI era

* Osman Ali Khan & Mahatma Gandhi




Page 25 has a one column heading: "COL. LEWIS, FAMOUS INVENTOR, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Isaac Newton Lewis, United States Army officer and the invenotr of the Lewis Gun.

Other news, sports and adv... See More  

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681436

Poona Act agreement... Mahatma Gandhi...

Item #681436

September 27, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1932 



* Poona Act agreement settled - India

* Mohandas Gandhi - The Mahatma 

* Six day fasting - hunger strike ends



The front page has a five column heading: "India Celebrates Gandhi's Victory" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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681239

Direct Action Day in 1946 Calcutta, India....

Item #681239

August 17, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1946



* Direct Action Day

* Great Calcutta Killings

* Hindus and Muslims riot




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "90 Die, 900 Hurt in Calcutta As Moslems and Hindus Riot" (see) First report coverage on the Riots in Calcutta known as Direct Action Day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publica... See More  

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678986

Oliver Twist and Fagin the Jew...

Item #678986

March 02, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, March 2, 1872  Two front 1/4 pg. portraits of "The Rev. Theodore L. Cuyler" and "Miss Sarah F. Smiley, the Quakeress Preacher."

Inside is a 2/3 pg. illus. of: "The British Exlipse Expedition in India-Incident at Bakul"; one-third pg. illus. of: "Entrance to the Ancient Jewish Catacombs at Rome"; small portrait of "Pa-Ha-Uzah-T... See More  

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678977

Famous Winslow Homer print...

Item #678977

September 14, 1872

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 14, 1872 



* Winslow Homer - painter & printmaker



The full front page is a Thomas Nast political cartoon captioned: "The Next In Order--Any Thing! Oh, Any Thing!" plus there is another full page Nast political cartoon inside: "The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing" which shows Uncle Sam.

Other prints include: "...Pope Pius the... See More  

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678908

The tragic Quetta earthquake...

Item #678908

May 31, 1935

LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, May 31, 1935  



* Quetta Earthquake (1st report)

* Baluchistan, British Raj (Pakistan)




The banner headline announces: "20,000 KILLED IN INDIA QUAKE; BRITISH OFFICIALS AMONG DEAD" with one of the subheads: "Shock Crushes Big City; Thousands Die Trapped in Houses".

This is a report on this historic Quetta Earthquake, with the final count es... See More  

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678500

Gandhi arrested for sedition...

Item #678500

March 11, 1922

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 11, 1922



* Mahatma Gandhi arrested



The front page has a one column heading: "Gandhi, Arrested, Urges Friends On" See image for brief text here.

Sixteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

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678316

Edward VII becomes king in 1901...

Item #678316

January 24, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 24, 1901



* Edward VII begins reign

* King of the United Kingdom

* Ireland - Emperor of India




The top of the front page has two column headline: "IN POMP OF SPLENDOR KING IS PROCLAIMED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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677701

1935 Quetta earthquake...

Item #677701

June 01, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., June 1, 1935



* Quetta Earthquake (1st report)

* Baluchistan, British Raj (Pakistan)




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "20,000 FEARED DEAD WHEN EARTHQUAKE SHATTER INDIA CITY" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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677341

Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...

Item #677341

March 12, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1930



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)

* Fight for India independence

* New Satyagraha against tax on salt

* Famous salt march to Dandi begins (1st report)




The top of page 5 has a one column photo of a younger Gandhi with heading: "Begins March" (see)

Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the... See More  

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677052

Queen Victoria of England... The H.M.S. Victoria...

Item #677052

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887



* 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
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677013

Mahatma Gandi's last fast ends...

Item #677013

January 19, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1948



* Mahatma Gandhi last fast ends



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Gandhi Sees Harmony Won" with subhead: "Fast Held to Achieve Aim...." (See) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi ending his "Third Hindu-Muslim unity fast: restoration of communal peace" which was also his very last prior to his assassina... See More  

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676606

Siege of Havana, Cuba...

Item #676606
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1762  The prime content is the lengthy text concerning the taking of Havana, Cuba.

The Battle of Havana was a military action in the spring & summer of 1762 which was part of the Seven Years' War, or the French & Indian War for that portion fought in the Americas, during which British forces besieged & captured the city of Havana w... See More  

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675010

On the slave trade in the West Indies...

Item #675010

October 04, 1766

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, October 4, 1766  The back page has a small report from West Florida on the French traders in Louisiana. Also from Senegal of "... there have been lately upwards of two hundred French trading ships on the coast of Africa; -- which was a principal cause of the price of slaves being so high, the Goree Merchants having contracted to supply the Spanish West Indi... See More  

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674573

India becomes a Republic...

Item #674573

January 24, 1950

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., January 24, 1950



* India becomes a republic

* Independence from Britain




The front page has a one column heading: "First President Being Elected By India Today" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on India becoming a independent republic from Britain with Jawaharlal Nehru becoming the first prime minister.

Complete with 16 pages, light toning and m... See More  

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673844

Harper Lee court case... "To Kill A Mockingbird" under fire...

Item #673844

January 16, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 16, 1966 (1st section only)



* Harper Lee, author of To Kill A Mockingbird joins court case

*
 
Kasturba Gandhi tries to win leadership roll in India



Page 82 contains the heading: "Harper Lee Twits School Board in Virginia for Ban on Her Novel", followed by an explanation on how she humiliated the school board saying, "To hear the novel is immora... See More  

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673413

Mahatma Gandhi... Salt March...

Item #673413

April 06, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1930 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) 

* Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends 

* Dandi, India 



The front page has a one column heading: "Gandhi Defies Britain; Makes Salt in India" (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for instit... See More  

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673356

T. E. Lawrence returns to England in 1929....

Item #673356

February 03, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1929



* T. E. Lawrence returns to England

* World War I - Arab Revolt & more fame




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hides in London; Flees Reporters on Arriving From India" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st secti... See More  

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672826

One of the more decorative newspapers of the era...

Item #672826

May 07, 1859

GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, May 7, 1859 



* Rare title w/ great masthead



This is one of the more ornate & beautiful masthead, featuring a 3 masted ship with several embellishments.

The ftpg. shows: "Iron Bridge Across the Goomtee, at Lucknow, India" and: "Princess Frederick-William of Prussia & the Infant Prince".

Eight pages, nice, dis... See More  

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672768

Charles Webster Leadbeater death... Occultist...

Item #672768

March 02, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1934



* Charles Webster Leadbeater death

* Occultist - spiritualism - thesophist




Page 19 has a one column heading: "Dr. C. W. Leadbeater Dead In India At 86" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Leadbeater, Theosophical Society member and occultist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particu... See More  

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671860

Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...

Item #671860

April 10, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)

* Fight for India independence (Salt tax)

* Gujarat, India villages campaign




Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. ... See More  

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671779

Newly formed America flexing its trade muscles with England...

Item #671779

March 23, 1784

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, March 23, 1784  Page 3 has a report headed: "America - From the New York Royal Gazette" which was loyal to the British during the Revolutionary War. It notes in part: "...Assembly of New Jersey...Resolved unanimously, that the United States in Congress assembled, ought to be vested with the exclusive power of regulating trade & commerce t... See More  

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671612

The Mareorama at the Paris Exposition...

Item #671612

September 29, 1900

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900  The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article.

Other images and/or articles include: "A Japanese Trade Mark For Webster's Dictionary" "The New Army 16-Inch Gun" "A Toda Headsman, Southern India" and more.

Sixteen pages, very good... See More  

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671292

Prison life at Blackwell's Island, New York...

Item #671292

February 19, 1876

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Feb. 19, 1876 



* Blackwell's Island insane asylum 

* Nellie Bly fame




A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Snowballing" which shows a snowball fight among children. Also a fullpg. print: "America Sketches: Prison Life on Blackwell's Island", and another doublepg. centerfold: "Arrival of the Prince of Wales at Lahore... See More  

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668537

Nice wine making print...

Item #668537

November 22, 1856

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 22, 1856



* Great wine making illustration



The large double page centerfold print is captioned: "The Vintage In France" which is a great wine-themed print, folding out to measure about 15 by 21 inches.

Other prints include several scenes of a flood on the Ganges River in India, a full page with 3: "Sketches Of Moscow" and more.

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667199

Map of Havana, Cuba...

Item #667199
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1762  Although typically missing from most issues, this magazine still contains the full page plate titled: "Plan of the City and Harbour of Havanna" which also includes a key as to the various points of interest.

An article: "Weak State of the Island of Jamaica" but the map of Jamaica is lacking.

Near the back of the issue is... See More  

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667146

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi arrested...

Item #667146

August 10, 1942

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 10, 1942 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi  - India riots

* The Mahatma & Jawaharlal Nehru arrests




The top of front page has photos of Gandhi and Nehru with heading: "Violence in India" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, small address label on the front page, some small binding holes along the spine,... See More  

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667133

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667133
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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667124

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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666070

Election of Patrick Henry sets the stage for his famous speech... So much more...

Item #666070

March 17, 1775

THE VIRGINIA GAZETTE (with Supplement), Williamsburg, Mar. 17, 1775



* Very rare Colonial Virginia publication

* Election of Patrick Henry




This newspaper was published by Alexander Purdie, a distinction to be made since there were three newspapers of this title printed in Williamsburg during the early period of the Revolutionary War.

The entire front page is a terrific letter: "To the ... See More  

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665351

1930 Albert Einstein's unified field theory...

Item #665351

March 28, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1930



* Professor Albert Einstein

* Unified Field Theory

* Gravitation & Electricity

* Mahatma Gandhi & salt tax


 

Page 8 has one column headings: "EINSTEIN SUBMITS FIELD THEORY PROOF" "Physicist Presents Paper Showing Application of Work Linking Gravitation and Electricity" "Findings Are Hailed Here" and more. (see)

... See More  

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664777

Mahatma Gandhi arrested...

Item #664777

May 05, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 5, 1930



* Gandhi arrested - The Mahatma

* Nashua NH New Hampshire fire



The front page has a two column headline: "GANDHI SEIZED BY BRITISH FOR INDEFINITE DETENTION; TROOPS POSTED FOR CRISIS" with subheads. (see)

Also one column headlines that include: "FIRE SWEEPS NASHUA; OVER 1,000 HOMELESS" and more.  Coverage on the great fires... See More  

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664681

Broadside “extra” from before the Civil War...

Item #664681

May 21, 1842

NEW YORK HERALD, EXTRA, May 21, 1842  A broadside "issue, being single sheet & printed on one side only.  The front page has at the top: “Arrival Of The Steamship Acadia”, plus an engraving of a steamship “15 Days Later From Europe”, bringing news from China & India, Algiers, Spain & France, and “Miscellaneous Items” as well.

Evenly t... See More  

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663903

Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death....

Item #663903

March 24, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1938



* Bhupinder Singh of Patiala death (1st report)

* Maharaja - ruler - India




The top of page 23 has a one column heading: "RULER OF PATIALA DIES IN INDIA AT 46" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 46 pages, light toning at the margins, very nice condition.... See More  

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663336

Great map of the western hemisphere...

Item #663336
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1773 



* Captain James Cook

* North America map




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map which accompanies the lengthy article: "Epitome of Lieut. Cooke's Voyage Round the World", showing most of North America, all of South America down to Cape Horn, and even portions of West Africa, Spain, France &am... See More  

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661617

Mahatma Gandhi released from jail...

Item #661617

May 06, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 6, 1944



* Mahatma Gandhi

* Gandhi released from jail



This 30 page newspaper has a 2 column headline on the front page: "Gandhi Freed Unconditionally; British Act on Health Grounds"

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day with much on World War II. Very nice condition.... See More  

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661429

Mahatma Gandhi... Salt March...

Item #661429

April 06, 1930

NEW YORK TIMES, April 6, 1930 



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma) 

* Salt march (salt satyagraha) ends 

* Dandi, India




The front page has one column headings that include: "GANDHI MAKES SALT, DEFYING INDIA'S LAW" "Situation is Tense as Police Gather and Thousands Await Government Action" "RAIL MEN JOIN CAMPAIGN" and more.

Complete in ... See More  

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659670

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith goes missing (death)...

Item #659670

November 09, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 9, 1935



* Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

* Australian aviator - Southern Cross

* Goes missing in airplane flight (death)




The front page has a one column heading: "Bay of Bengal Searched for Flying Knight" Four related photos and map on the back page. (see) See below for more information.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 3... See More  

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659613

Sir Charles Kingsford Smith fateful flight...

Item #659613

October 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1935



* Sir Charles Kingsford Smith

* Australian aviator - Southern Cross

* Fateful flight to Australia begins




The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "Kingsford-Smith Off on Flight to Australia; Leaves England Despite a Recent Illness" with photo. (see) See below for more information.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More  

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657093

Mahatma Gandhi jail release...

Item #657093

January 26, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 26, 1931 



* Mahatma Gandhi jail release



The front page has a five column headline: "Britain Orders Freedom for Gandhi" with subheads and small photo of Gandhi. Another photo on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 32 pages, this is the "rag edition&qu... See More  

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$47.00
655991

1930 Rangoon Riots in India...

Item #655991

May 28, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 28, 1930



* Rangoon Riots of 1930

* Indian dockworkers

* Burman labourers




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MOBS KILL WOMEN IN INDIA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with all 42 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very hig... See More  

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$48.00
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