Suggestions for Novices

We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers.  To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices. 

Suggestions for Novices

We invite you to explore the hobby of collecting rare newspapers.  To this end, the following items have been priced at $16 or less and make great "entry level" items for novices. 
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575355

Rare title...

Item #575355

January 01, 1916

CHRISTIAN WORK, A Religious Weekly Review, New York, 1916 



* Rare title



A magazine format periodical with--as the title would suggest--primarily religious content. This is the continuation of: "The Evangelist & New York Observer".



Complete in 32 pages, never bound nor trimmed, minimal wear, measures 9 1/4 by 13 inches.... See More  

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$16.00
548053

Scientific American illustration...

Item #548053

January 20, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1917 (Print only)



This single page illustration is entitled "A Phase of the Ice Harvest: Guiding the Cakes of Ice into the Scoring Saws".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition however it does contain a library ink stamp in the top margin (see photo for details).... See More  

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$12.00
548055

Auto Ad...

Item #548055

January 20, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 20, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features a half-page advertisement for "Mitchell Motors Company".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition.

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$12.00
548056

Oxy-Acetylene Torch print...

Item #548056

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page illustration is entitled "Cutting Steel Under Water With The Oxy-Acetylene Torch".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition however it does contain a library ink stamp in the top margin (see photo for details).

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$12.00
548057

Patterson's Tuxedo Tobacco print...

Item #548057

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features a three-quarter page advertisement for "Patterson's Tuxedo Tobacco".



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice condition.

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$12.00
548058

General Electric Company print...

Item #548058

January 27, 1917

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 27, 1917 (Print only)



This single page features the advertisement from the back of the original issue and is for "General Electric Company" of Schenectady, New York. Within the GE symbol are several scenes of how electricity is being used and also how it is used at mealtime.



The page measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and is in nice... See More  

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632987

Truck transportation...

Item #632987

August 17, 1918

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 17, 1918  The color cover page has "Forwarding Freight by Motor Truck Express to Relieve our Over-burdened Railroads" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Via Motor Truck"; "Motorized Railways"; and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.

Complete in 32 pages in nice condition.

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$15.00
221978

Early car ad...

Item #221978

January 01, 1919

Unknown Title, 1919.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This is an advertisement for Paige-Detroit Motor Car Co.  Detroit.



The print size is approximately 6 x 8.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 11 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.

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$10.00
538259

Automobile advertisement...

Item #538259

January 01, 1919

Unknown Title, 1919.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. The is a advertisement print for Standard Steel Car Company. The print size is approximately 5.5 x  8 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 11 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of blue/grey color.... See More  

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$14.00
208037
Item #208037

January 01, 1921

FRANKLIN AUTOMOBILE COMPANY, Syracuse, NY, 1921.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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$13.00
625657
Item #625657
(unknown) circa 1922 and 1923 This is a lot of thirteen single-page advertisements from various publications measuring approximately 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, all in nice condition. Suitable for framing.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$14.00
625658
Item #625658
(unknown) circa 1922 and 1923 This is a lot of thirteen single-page advertisements from various publications measuring approximately 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, all in nice condition. Suitable for framing.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$14.00
208036
Item #208036

January 01, 1922

NORDYKE & MARMON COMPANY, Indianapolis, IN, 1922.  A great issue for framing and displaying!

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$15.00
625499
Item #625499
(unknown) circa 1922 and 1923 This is a lot of fourteen single-page advertisements from various publications measuring approximately 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, all in nice condition. Suitable for framing.

If an image(s) is shown, it is only representative of the style and condition of what you will receive. Actual items will vary.

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$15.00
221097
Item #221097

January 01, 1922

Unknown Title, 1922.  (print only)



The is a advertisement print for Standard Plumbing Fixtures. The print size is approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches. See photo for details

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221979

Early car ad...

Item #221979

January 01, 1923

Unknown Title, 1923.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This is an advertisement for Lincoln Motor Company.



The print size is approximately 6 x 8.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 11 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.

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221981

Early car ad...

Item #221981

January 01, 1923

Unknown Title, 1923.  (print only)



PLEASE NOTE: The exact title of the issue and date is unknown. This is an advertisement for Lincoln Motor Company.



The print size is approximately 6 x 8.5 inches and the overall matted size approximately is 8.5 x 11 inches. The matting color is a medium shade of green/grey color.

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$10.00
221096
Item #221096

January 01, 1923

Unknown Title, 1923.  (print only)



The is a advertisement print for Standard Plumbing Fixtures. The print size is approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches. See photo for details

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544090
Item #544090

January 01, 1923

Unknown Title, 1923.  (print only)



The is a advertisement print for Chesterfield Cigarettes The print size is approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches. See photo for details

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570462
Item #570462

April 08, 1923

DETROIT NEWS - MAGAZINE SECTION, Detroit, Michigan, April 8, 1923 The front cover features an illustration of a dog and a pot of tulips. This issue features a variety of stories. This is complete in 12 pages measuring approximately 12 x 16.5 inches and is in nice condition.

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$12.00
201199

Baby New Year...

Item #201199

December 28, 1924

THE DETROIT NEWS, December 28, 1924  This issue has a very nice full front page picture of a young boy for the new year.  This is the Rotogravure section only.  There is some slight wear on a small portion of the picture, which has a minimal effect on the overall appearance.  This paper is in good condition.

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$14.00
652390

Neat title...

Item #652390

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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$8.00
579280

From the Panama Canal Zone...

Item #579280

January 01, 1928

THE PANAMA CANAL RECORD, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, 1928. A little magazine subtitled: "Official Publication of the Panama Canal" with a wealth of data concerning the canal and its use. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content or be of this specific date but will have the format as shown. Twenty-six pages measuring 9"x6&qu... See More  

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$12.00
632365

Reinhold Tiling rocket test...

Item #632365

February 28, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 3 only, February 28, 1932 



* Reinhold Tiling 

* German rockets pioneer
 



Page 4 of this section has small one column headings: "German Plans Rocket Test" "Inventor of Mail Plane Will Try It This Spring" (see) Coverage on the upcoming test of the 1st rocket mail plane by Reinhold Tiling. See image for brief text here.

Complete se... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$14.00
632936

Displayable Christmas cover...

Item #632936

December 01, 1932

COLUMBIA, New Haven, Connecticut, December, 1932  Calls itself: "The Largest Catholic Magazine in the World". The front cover has a nice Christmas-themed color print showing Mary & the baby Jesus, along with a modern mother and her child reading the "Story of Christmas". Much Christmas-themed content within.

Complete in 34 pages plus covers, address label at the upper... See More  

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$14.50
542305
Item #542305

January 01, 1937

Unknown,  dated circa 1937 (print only)



This is a single-page sheet and is approximately 15.5 x 21 inches and contains a full-page color ad for Squibb Tooth Powder and Squibb Dental Cream.



The exact publication and date is unknow but is circa 1937.

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$16.00
632310

Four movie poster-like pages...

Item #632310

November 10, 1941

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, Nov. 10, 1941  A small-size newspaper focused entirely on the movie industry, the prime feature being the four full page, color, movie poster-like advertisements for movies (see).

Ten pages, irregular at the spine & partially loose at the spine, printed on coated stock paper, nice condition.

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$9.50
219086

Roosevelts Anti-Strike Veto Overridden...

Item #219086

June 26, 1943

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS: Detroit, Michigan.  This issue is dated June 26, 1943.
 
The front page banner headline of this issue reads, "Anti-Strike Veto Overridden: Roosevelt Dealt a Swift Rebuke."
 
Other content in this issue includes, "Flying Forts Batter Nazis; 18 Are Lost," and "CIO Sees No-Strike Pledge No Longer Binding."
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$16.00
575571

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #575571

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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$9.00
649240

A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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$9.00
161494

Broadside World War II newspaper...

Item #161494

January 01, 1945

TEL-PICS, New York, NY, 1945. A broadside (printed on one side only) newspaper originally meant to be displayed in store windows, with the front mostly taken up with a large photo of the war, plus a caption. A very unusual item in nice condition. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date but will have the format as shown. Broadside measuring 13... See More  

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$11.00
650873

Printed "in the field" in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650873

May 18, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 18, 1945 Haling itself as the "most Bombed newspaper", this military publication was printed in the jungles of New Guinea, hence the title. The banner headline reads: "Another 500 Super-Fort Raid: Repeat Hit on Nagoya" with the balance of the 4 pages taken up with various WWII reports. An uncommon title, nice condition, some marg... See More  

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$15.00
545595

Collecting newspapers... reference book... 6.r2.2013

Item #545595

January 01, 1946

"C. P. SCOTT 1846-1932--The Making of The 'Manchester Guardian' " (1946). Hardbound with dust jacket, 250 pgs.

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544757

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544757

January 01, 1950

"HORACE GREELEY - Voice Of The People", by William Harlan Hale,  (1950)  376 pgs.

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$15.00
207494

Korean War Era issue...

Item #207494

January 01, 1951

The Korean War, 1950-1953, from various titles.  A complete and original issue from the heart of the Korean War, with front page news coverage of the war (war headlines).  Each issue varies, but will be similar in look and condition to the one shown in the image, but actual dates will vary.  All issues are complete and in very good condition.

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$7.00
544764

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544764

January 01, 1951

"IT HAPPENS EVERY THURSDAY" by Jane S. McIlvaine. This is a "history" of creating & publishing the Downingtown, Pa., "Archive" weekly newspaper. (1953)  232 pgs. with dust jacket

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$12.00
160753

Item #160753

January 20, 1953

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pa. January 20, 1953 Two line, six column head: "Eisenhower Ends Democratic Rule By Becoming Nation's 34th President" Subhead: "Weather Outlook For Inauguration: Cloudy and Warm" plus related photos. Front page only!

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$16.00
544752

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544752

January 01, 1954

PAPERS & ADDRESSES OF WILLIAM WATTS BALL - THE EDITOR AND THE REPUBLIC", edited by Anthony Harrigan, (1954)  210 pgs., with dust jacket.

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$15.00
161486

Movie News!

Item #161486

January 01, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background eventsof the motion picture world. Some television news as well. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have this specific content nor be of this specific date-but will have the format as shown. Six pag... See More  

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$11.00
564391

Movie News!

Item #564391

September 20, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated September 20, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 16 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. ORIGINAL PERIOD ITEM. Nice shape.

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$10.00
564394

Movie News! Burt Lancasater & Eva Gardner...

Item #564394

September 28, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated September 28, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 6 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. Nice shape.  Note: Additional dates exist within our inve... See More  

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$10.00
564395

Movie News!

Item #564395

October 01, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, from New York, dated October 1, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. 12 pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. ORIGINAL PERIOD ITEM. Nice shape.

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$10.00
202393

Movie News!

Item #202393

November 07, 1956

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, New York, NY, November 7, 1956. Interesting little publication for and about the movie industry, giving the latest information on the various background events of the motion picture world. Television news as well. Too much to mention. Eight pages measuring 12"x9", printed on coated stock paper. Nice shape.

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$10.00
544073
Item #544073

April 19, 1959

Sunday Pictorial (The Detroit News) from Detroit, Michigan dated April 19, 1959.



The front page has a color illustration actress Lee Remick. This is the full, complete issue and is in nice condition.

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$16.00
633432

Death of Egypt President Nasser...

Item #633432

September 29, 1970

THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR, Sept. 29, 1970  The banner headline announces: "EGYPT'S NASSER DEAD AT 52" with another headline: "6 Americans Still Hostages In Jordan". Photos include both Anwar Sadat, and Gamal Abdel Nasser.

Present are 8 pages (of 22), tears at margins, light toning near the top.

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through February 11, 2021!

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$14.50
545535

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #545535

January 01, 1971

PERIODICAL PUBLICATIONS - A Bibliography of Bibliographies - Volume Two", by Theodore Besterman (1971) Hardbound 270 pgs.

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$15.00
161291

Socialist/communist newspaper...

Item #161291

January 01, 1972

DAILY WORLD, New York, 1972  Here is an interesting left-wing newspaper of tabloid size from this interesting period in American history. Some fascinating reading! The photo below is a "generic" photo of the paper. The issue you get will have a similar look but will be a different date in 1972, and obviously have different content. Nice condition.

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$12.00
161499

Communist newspaper...

Item #161499

January 01, 1972

DAILY WORLD, New York, NY, 1972. An unusual communist-styled newspaper from New York City with much content against the Nixon administration and American policies in general. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not be this specific date

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$12.00
544756

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544756

January 01, 1972

"LUCE AND HIS EMPIRE", by W. A. Swanberg,  (1972)  530 pgs. with dust jacket

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$12.00
223244

The first catalog by Timothy Hughes...

Item #223244

January 01, 1975

This is the very first catalog ever released by Timothy Hughes from nearly 30 years ago.

 

The prices and descriptions for 243 items show how our variety and values have grown alongside Tim's love for historic newspapers. Although this was the first catalog issued, you will note it was not numbered as he was unsure there would ever be a second. Today our catalog number exceeds 150.

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$5.00
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