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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628769

Coal Glen mine explosion disaster...

Item #628769

May 29, 1925

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, May 29, 1925



* Coal Glen mine explosion disaster (1st report)

* Oakland Township, Chatham County, North Carolina




The front page has a two column heading: "BODIES OF 32 MINE VICTIMS ARE RECOVERED FOLLOWING EXPLOSION" (see) First report coverage on the Coal Glen North Carolina mine disaster.

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

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$14.50
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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628766

Charles Hughes becomes Chief Justice when William Taft resigns...

Item #628766

February 04, 1930

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 4, 1930



* Charles Evans Hughes takes over

* William Howard Taft resigns

* Chief Justice of the United States




The front page has a two column heading: "TAFT, SHATTERED IN HEALTH, RETURNS TO WASHINGTON" with subhead and photo.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More  

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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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628831

Joe DiMaggio at bat sequence photos....

Item #628831

June 05, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure section only, June 5, 1938



* Joe DiMaggio at bat

* New York Yankees

* Action sequence photos



Page 4 of this section has a nice multiple action sequence pictorial headed: "A Home Run looks Easy When DiMaggio Goes to Bat" with 6 separate photos and some text.

Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with 8 pages, minor margin wear... See More  

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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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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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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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629657

Battle od Aachen... World War II...

St. Louis Cardinals win 1944 World Series...

Item #629657

October 10, 1944

MORNING CALL, Allentown, Pennsylvania, October 10, 1944  See the photos for the front page headline announcing that the St. Louis Cardinals had won the 1944 World Series. The box score is included on the front page as well.  A full-banner headline states: "Yanks Cut Last Nazi Escape Road Out of Aachen", with the subhead: "All Counter-attacks Repulsed In Sealing Off City; C... See More  

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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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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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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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629653

Railroad Strike of 1946....

Item #629653

May 18, 1946

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 18, 1946



* The great railroad strike of 1946

* President Harry Truman speaks




This 20 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page:



* STRIKE CALL STANDS AS U. S. SEIZES RAILS



with subhead.



Tiny binding holes along the spine, little rubbing and wear at central fold, otherwise good.... See More  

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629006

Partition of India in 1947...

Item #629006

August 16, 1947

THE KNICKERBOCKER NEWS, Albany, August 16, 1947.



* Partition of Palestine

* Judaica - Jewish




Page 2 has a one column heading: "India Next On Russia's Schedule" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 24 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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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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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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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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628826

Jewish Physician Arrested... Infamous anti-Semetic "Doctor's Plot"...

Item #628826

January 13, 1953

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, January 13, 1953 



* "Doctor's Plot" in Soviet Union - Arrests

* Antisemitism - Joseph Stalin

* Viktor Abakumov




The front page has a small one column heading under "World-Wide News Notes": "Russia Bares Plot" Brief text here. The "Doctors' Plot" is considered to be the most dramatic episode of antisem... See More  

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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629661

First astronauts introduced... John Glenn & Alan Shepard...

Item #629661

April 10, 1959

PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Pratt, Kansas, April 10, 1959

 

* Alan Shepard & John Glenn

* 1st Astronauts introduced




This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Spacemen Stay Calm" which tells of the names of future U.S. astronauts. Other news and advertisements are within.



Some tape mends does not affect mentioned report. A few small bindin
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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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628797

Charles Van Doran's Quiz Show scandal...

Item #628797

October 13, 1959

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Pennsylvania, October 13, 1959



* Charles Van Doran subpoenaed

* "Twenty One" quiz show scandal




The front page has a one column heading: "Subpoena Issued for Van Doran" with photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 16 pages, a little spine wear, otherwise nice.... See More  

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629651

Photos of man in Space...

Item #629651

June 09, 1965

RECORD AMERICAN, Boston, Massachusetts, June 9, 1965



The front page of this issue has a photograph of astronaut Ed White in space with a headline reading:  "7 Picture Pages - Space Capers".



This issue is in relatively good condition and is complete in approximately 64 pages.

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629654

12th Street riot (Detroit) of 1967....

Item #629654

July 24, 1967

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 24, 1967



* 12th Street Riot, Detroit, Michigan



This 18 page newspaper has a two line, two column headline on the front page: "Detroit Ripped By Race Riots". Other news of the day throughout.Minor margin browning, otherwise in nice condition.
 
source: wikipedia: The 12th Street Riot in Detroit began in the early morning ho
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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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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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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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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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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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544754

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544754

January 01, 1981

"THE HEARSTS, FAMILY AND EMPIRE - The Later Years", by Lindsay Chaney and Michael Cieply (1981)  410 pgs., with dust jacket.

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544769

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544769

January 01, 1983

"SUPERSTITION AND THE PRESS", by Curtis D. MacDougall (1983)  paperback, 616 pgs.  It includes chapters on horoscopes, astrologers, prophecy, doomsday, fortune telling, spiritualism, ghosts, poltergeists & exorcism, and much more.

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544753

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544753

January 01, 1984

"THE THOMSON EMPIRE - The First Fifty Years", by Susan Goldenberg (1984).  260 pgs., with dust jacket.

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544750

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544750

January 01, 1985

"RALPH INGERSOLL - A Biography", by Roy Hoopes (1985)  Ingersoll was involved in the creation of "The New Yorker", "Fortune" "Life" and the newspaper "PM".  With dust jacket.

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544766

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544766

January 01, 1990

"IN THE COMPANY OF WRITERS - A Life In Publishing", by Charles Scribner, Jr., Based on the oral history by Joel R. Gardner, (1990)  192 pgs. with dust jacket

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544755

Collecting newspapers... reference book...

Item #544755

January 01, 1995

"A GOOD LIFE - Newspapering and Other Adventures", by Ben Bradlee, (1995),  514 pgs., with dust jacket

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539270

Packers...

Item #539270

January 26, 1998

The New York Times, January 26, 1998. (print only)



This single-page is approximately 13 x 22.5 inches and features an article entitled "From '67 Packers to '97 Packers, a Generation of Titles".



This contains all the Super Bowl information from Super Bowl I through Super Bowl XXXI - including the host city, game date, playing teams, final score and a synopsis of the game.



This al
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160668

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #160668

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable newspaper celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning (see images).

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649306

McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998  See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.

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661054

Mark McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #661054

September 09, 1998

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998



*  McGwire reaches baseball immortality



See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper!

This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slig... See More  

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629351

Tony Blair wins again... in a London newspaper...

Item #629351

June 19, 2001

INTERNATIONAL EXPRESS, London, England, June 13-19, 2001 



* Tony Blair re-elected as Prime Minister

* First Labour P.M. to serve two consequtive full terms

* The youngest Prime Minister in over 150 years wins again



This tabloid-size displayable issue has on the cover: "WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!", with subhead: "Blair romps home and casts Hague's crushed Tories into elec... See More  

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629745

Spanish language Phoenix newspaper reports Diamondbacks as champs...

Item #629745

November 07, 2001

LA VOZ, Phoenix, Arizona, Nov. 7, 2001 



* Arizona Diamondbacks are champions

* World Series of baseball (final game)




This is a Spanish language newspaper reporting the Arizona Diamondbacks winning the Major League World Series with a bold headline: "GRACIAS D-BACKS ! " and a huge celebratory photo (see).

The complete issue, very nice, clean condition.... See More  

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160031

Death of Beatle George Harrison...

Item #160031

December 01, 2001

NEW YORK POST newspaper, December 1, 2001. See the photo below for the nice front page reporting of the death of Beatle George Harrison. Lengthy article & many more photos on the inside pages. The complete issue, tabloid-size, very nice condition.

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621917

2nd-rate (Used) Clear Storage Pocket (LARGE)...

Item #621917
Second-rate (used) Large Mylar Clear Storage Pocket - approximately 23 1/2 x 18 inches...



We have an assortment of used storage pockets which have minor defects due to being used. They are not damaged, but are not new.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.

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621914

2nd-rate Storage Portfolio (LARGE)...

Item #621914
Second-rate Large Storage Portfolio - approximately 24.5 x 18.5 inches...



We have an assortment of portfolios which have minor defects (small scratches, dimples, glue yellowing, etc.) making them not fully first-rate. They are being offered at below 50% of retail value.



Note: The S&H for this heavy storage option is $16 for the first portfolio, and $3 for each additional portfolio ordere... See More  
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