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October 07, 1926
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 7, 1926
* Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs
* World Series of baseball
* New York Yankees
* Best title to be had ?
In the annals of World Series history one of the outstanding events remains Babe Ruth hitting three home runs in the fourth game of the 1926 World Series. That event is reported in this issue, and terrific to have in the New York Times.
The top of the... See More
October 23, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1929
* Stock market crash of 1929 begins
* Eve of the initial great selling spree
The stock market crash of 1929 did much to define America for the next decade, resulting in the Great Depression and all the trauma relating to it. It seemed common for many newspapers to put a positive spin on the on-going tragedy, so front page reports often conflicted w... See More
September 05, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 5, 1928
* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart
* Hatbox Field landing
* Muskogee County, Oklahoma
The bottom of page 2 has a very small and discrete heading: "Miss Earhart Lands at Muskogee" First report coverage on Amelia Earhart landing at Hatbox Airfield at Muskogee, Oklahoma
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning... See More
May 03, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 3, 1862 The front page is dominated by a nice map headed: "SECTION OF NORTH CAROLINA".
A wealth of ftpg. column heads on the Civil War include: "The Capture of Fort Macon" "Official Report" "The Fight Above Elizabeth City" "Capture of New Orleans" "Gen. Butler on Lake Pontchartrain" "Rebel Accounts ... See More
January 24, 1862
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 24, 1862
* Fugitive slaves
* Savannah, Georgia martial law
* New Bern, North Carolina
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE RETURN OF FUGITIVE SLAVES", "The President's Position on the Question", "FROM... See More
April 30, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862
* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Admiral David Farragut
* From the capital of the Confederacy
A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More
November 16, 1907
THE OMAHA DAILY BEE, Nebraska, Nov. 16, 1907 A front page 1-column heading provides details of the orations given at Howard University's 40th year anniversary celebration: "FUTURE THE NEGRO", with subheads: "President Roosevelt Speaks of Good Work of Medical Men" and "ADVICE GIVEN TO GRADUATES", and "British Ambassador and Steel King Cong... See More
Item #684914GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1809
* Deaths of Joseph Haydn and Thomas Paine
The obituary listing inside includes: "At New York, the notorious Thomas Pain [sic]; whose death is an admonitory event; may the lesson that it inculcates be impressive..." & more. The opposing page has: "In Guppendorff, aged 76, Joseph Haydn, the celebrated composer... ju... See More
October 07, 1843
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Sept. 7, 1843
* Very early bowling mention
* Ten-Pins - target sport
Page 3 has a rather brief yet very early report of bowling, headed: "Ten Pins". It notes: "...of man in that city who made eight ten strikes, and a seven strike with nine successive balls, and that, too, over alleys ninety feet long. His antagonist put on... See More
July 17, 1863
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, July 17, 1863
* Battle of Gettysburg
* Eyewitness account
Not only is this a nice Civil War newspaper from the Confederacy, but it is from the Confederate capital.
The front page has various war-related content, including items headed: "The News" and a lengthier report: "Spies In The South" and other related items, but certainly the p... See More
November 20, 1863
THE SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 20, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln's famous speech
* Gettysburg Address at battlefield cemetery
It would be difficult to argue for a more historic or significance speech from the 19th century, let alone the Civil War. As it was not printed in a newspapers of the day, this report with the full text of Lincoln's Gettysburg ... See More
October 16, 1799
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 16, 1799 The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served again in the military during the Quasi War.
F... See More
October 16, 1799
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 16, 1799
* Alexander Hamilton during Quasi-War
The back page has a nice "War Department" notice mention that: "All officers...who are...absent from their commands are required...to report themselves by letter to Major General ALEXANDER HAMILTON..." with a bit more. This is the Alexander Hamilton who served ag... See More
July 23, 1830
CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE & JOURNAL, New York, July 23, 1830 Page 3 has a very curious article with a small heading: "Spontaneous Combustion of a Drunkard" with an interesting eye-witness account. Such an article certainly makes for an interesting conversation piece.
Four pages, some foxing, nice condition.
August 07, 1843
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 8, 1843 Page 3 includes a notable report on the slave case of James Collins Johnson, who was employed by Princeton University before being arrested as a fugitive runaway.
It reports in part: "...James Johnson, alias James Collins, the fugitive slave ...discovered at Princeton...and delivered over to his owner...having been ironed and... See More
August 01, 1885
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1885 Includes Supplement & "The Hero of Our Age" image.
Full ftpg: 'General Grant's Last Message' is quite somber, as he was near death. Halfpg: 'Dr. Ferran Inoculating for Cholera in Spain' Displayable fullpg. cowboy print: 'On A Hot Trail' shows cowboys on the hunt for Cheyennes. Fullpg: 'Death of Grant... See More
December 05, 1910
THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Dec. 5, 1910
* Mary Baker Eddy death
* Church of Christ, Scientist
* Best title to be had (rare)
A very significant issue, as the top of the front page has: "Mary Baker Eddy" being a report of her death. Eddy was the founder of Christian Science and the founder of this newspaper, just two of her many accomplishments. The text carries o... See More
February 13, 1681
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 13, 1681
* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had
This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, measuri... See More
May 01, 1982
LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 1, 1982
* "Black Buck 1" raid
* RAF Avro Vulcan bomber
* Stanley - Falklands Islands War
The front page has a banner headline: "British Jets Attack Falklands" with subhead and related photo. (see) Nice for display.
Complete 1st section only with all 36 pages, nice condition.
October 17, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 17, 1908 The prime feature would be the page 6 the headline: "Wilbur Wright Fulfills the Conditions of His Contract with the French Syndicate" with "At dusk the same evening (October 3) Mr. Wright with Franz Reichel of the Figaro as passenger, made a record flight of 55 minuets 37 seconds, during which he traversed a distance of fully 5... See More
January 30, 1985
USA TODAY, Jan. 30, 1985
* Mick Jagger goes solo
* Mel Gibson sets hip trend
The front page of the Life section has an image and article: "At age 41, Jagger is on a roll". Additional articles include: "Billy Joel: A hit-making man" and "5 o'clock shadow is chic all day long", which describes the new male trend for facial hair.
Complete with all ... See More
February 06, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1945
* Walt Disney's ~ The Three Caballeros
* Georgia Poll Tax
This issue has a premier week ad for the historic release of the 1st movie to merge animation and live action. Walt Disney's The Three Caballeros starred: Panchito, Joe Carioca, and Donald Duck, with actresses Aurora Miranda, Dora Luz and Carmen Molina. Although the ad is quite small... See More
January 30, 1948
NEW YORK POST--EXTRA !, Jan. 30, 1948
* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi assassinated
* The Mahatma
* Fantastic headline for display
A very large, bold & dramatic headline announces: "GANDHI SHOT DEAD? ", with additional coverage on page 3 which includes photos and articles headed: "TRAGIC LOSS, SAYS TRUMAN" and "Gandhi Shot to Death by Hindu Whi... See More
November 13, 1844
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1844 Page 3 has a brief yet intriguing article: "More Of Millerism" which reports: "Mr. Addison Davis...says that 26 persons are now in the insane asylum at Brattleboro, Vermont, in consequence of insanity produced by the influence of Millerism."
The Millerites, led by William Miller, believed that the second comin... See More
September 22, 1907
THE SUN, Baltimore, Maryland, Sept. 22 & 29, 1907
* 2-issue set regarding the Pennsylvania Dutch lifestyle
Page 12 of Sept. 22 issue has a 2 column headline: "THE PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH AND THEIR QUEER WAYS", with subheadings: "A Character Sketch of a People Little Known to Their Neighbors" and "THE PENNSYLVANIA DUTCHMAN AT HOME".
The article is con... See More
May 10, 1947
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 10, 1947
* Jackie Robinson - Brooklyn Dodgers
* 1st Negro MLB baseball player
The sport's section (bottom of page 10) has a three column heading: "Robinson Is Threatened Via Mails" with photo. See images for text here. This event was mentioned in the blockbuster movie "42".
Complete with 16 pages, light toning and a little wear at the mar... See More
August 12, 1914
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, August 12, 1914
* Ty Cobb "The Georgia Peach" photo
* Detroit Tigers MLB baseball icon
* Signed contract to stay w/ Team
Page 8 has a two column photo with small heading: "Ty Cobb" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragil... See More
December 21, 1878
EASTON EXPRESS, Pennsylvania, Dec. 21, 1878
* Molly Maguire execution
* John Kehoe funeral
Page 2 has a small item concerning John Kehoe, one of the prime instigators of the Mollie Maguires not far from Easton: "The funeral of John Kehoe, who was hanged at Pottsville on Wednesday, took place yesterday at Tamaqua, and was largely attended."
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
April 03, 1914
EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 3, 1914
* SS Newfoundland sealing disaster
* Sealers caught on ice drifts - storms
The front page has two column heading: "LITTLE HOPE FOR MISSING SEALING SHIP" with subhead. (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.
Co... See More
April 03, 1992
DAILY NEWS, New York City, April 3, 1992
* John Gotti guilty verdict (1st report)
* Mobster Boss - Gambino crime family
This famous tabloid newspaper has a great displayable front page heading and photo concerning mob leader John Gotti's guilty verdict which ended up being his last day of freedom in society. The front page has a great headline: "GONE FELLA" with: "Gotti G... See More
September 10, 1900
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 10, 1900
* The Great 1900 Galveston hurricane
* Deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "APPALLING LOSS OF LIFE MAY REACH TEN THOUSAND" 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... See More
November 07, 1900
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 7, 1900
* William McKinley & Theodore Roosevelt
* Presidential election
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "REPUBLICAN TRIUMPH STEADILY INCREASING" 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... See More
August 14, 1945
RECORD HERALD, no date nor city listed: a completely "generic" newspaper. This is an interesting movie-prop newspaper, a creation by the movie industry as it was a scene in a movie which obviously related to the end of World War II. We do not know in which movie this newspaper was a prop.
Four pages, very nice condition.
June 20, 1844
LOUISVILLE JOURNAL, EXTRA, Kentucky, June 20, 1844
* Very rare publication
A quite rare and short-lived campaign newspaper which existed only to promote the Whig party cause in the 1844 election. This is issue #8 which was likely a run of just 27 issues printed from May 2 to December 5, 1844, as campaign newspapers typically ceased just following the election.
This title would resurre... See More
August 19, 2005
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 19, 2005
* BTK killer - strangler - rapist
* Dennis Rader conviction - guilty
* "Bind, Torture, Kill" serial killer
Page 13 has a four column heading: "BTK, Who Inflicted Pain for His PLeasure, Gets Life" with subhead and a few related photos.
Complete with all sections (100+ pages), great condition.... See More
June 16, 1903
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, June 16, 1903
* Heppner flood of 1903
* Marrow County, Oregon
* Willow Creek disaster
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "MANY BODIES WILL NEVER BE FOUND" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fr... See More
February 02, 1861
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 2, 1861
* Pre Civil War tensions
* Secession in the South
The top of page 3 has one column headings: "THE REVOLUTION" "Warlike Reports from Charleston" "The State Forces Prepared to Attack Fort Sumter" and more with 3 illustrations of secession flags. Good content on the prelude to the Civil War.
Twelve pages, minor margin wear,... See More
September 11, 1924
THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Pennsylvania, September 11, 1924
* Leopold & Loeb get life
* Bobby Franks murder
* Thrill Kill case
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "NEW THREAT TO BLOW UP COUNTY JAIL BRINGS SHERIFF TO CHICAGO" with subheads. (see)
Complete in 14 pages, light toning, a little margin wear and irregular along the spine, generally good.... See More
February 01, 1943
THE WILLIAMSPORT SUN, Penn., February 1, 1943
* Battle of Stalingrad ending
* Nazis 1st major loss in WWII
* One of the bloodiest battles in history
* FRONT LEAF ONLY ***
The front page has a nice banner headline: "DEATH BLOW FOR FOE AT STALINGRAD" with subheads (see photos). Some front page coverage on the ending of the Battle of Stalingrad which was considered the 1st major lo... See More
August 31, 1872
PETALUMA EVENING ARGUS, California, Aug. 31, 1872 This is the volume 1, number 12 issue of a title which lasted less than one year. Quite rare as such.
This town is in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. A typical newspaper of the day with a front page article: "A Confederate Leader on Grant" among the man other articles. A wealth of ads as well.
Four pages, never bound nor tr... See More
June 30, 1993
LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 30, 1993
* Joel Rifkin arrested
* American serial killer
* New York City murders
* Seinfeld episode fame
The top of page 21 has a two column heading: "Admitted Killer of 17 Women Leads N.Y. Police to 2 Bodies" (see)
Complete 1st section only with 26 pages, nice condition.
December 30, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 30, 1944
* Battle of the Bulge - Belgium
* General George S. Patton
* U.S. First & Third Army
* World War II - WWII
The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICANS SQUEEZE GERMAN SALIENT TIGHTER; PATTON'S ADVANCE CUTS ITS WAIST TO 13 MILES; FOE'S SPEARHEAD DRIVEN BACK TO ROCHEFORT" with subheads and related photo. (see)... See More
September 02, 1965
THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Sept. 2, 1965
* Bob Dylan & his electric guitar
* His famous Forest Hills concert
The front page features a photo of Bob Dylan captioned: "Dylan Stirred Up Forrest Hills". Also on the ftpg, & concluding inside, is a detailed account of the Dylan's very notable & controversial performance at Forest Hills of just 5 days earlier. Por... See More
May 26, 1945
MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, May 26, 1945
* Kamikaze suicide airplane attack
* Battle of Okinawa - Japanese
* Heinrich Himmler suicide photo
The front page has a nice banner headline: "18-HOUR JAP SUICIDE AIR ATTACK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the Japanese special operations suicide attack on Yontan Airfield during the Battle of Okinawa.
Also... See More
March 16, 1965
THE EVENING TELEGRAM, Herkimer-Ilion, New York, March 16, 1965
* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
* Martin Luther King Jr.
* President Lyndon Johnson
* "We Shall Overcome" speech
The front page has various headings including a two column: "Plan Another Alabama March"
Also: "Johnson Vote Right Call Draws Bipartisan Backing" with related photo.
Comple... See More
December 06, 1922
THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1922
* Irish Free State established
* Ireland becomes independent
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "IRISH FREE STATE GETS KING'S ASSENT; TO INSTALL HEALY" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the establishment of the Irish Free State. Nice to have in a paper dated the 6th as this was one of the most histo... See More
February 04, 1901
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 25, 1901
* Carrie Nation
* Kansas saloons
The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. NATION TIRED" with subheads. (see) Rare to find period reporting on this famous temperance movement leader. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally... See More
January 31, 1947
THE DETROIT NEWS, Jan. 31, 1947
* Palestinian political violence
* Violence and terrorism
* Jewish underground
The front page as a nice seven column headline: "CIVILIAN BRITISH FLEE TERROR IN PALESTINE" with subheads. Nice for display.
Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
June 26, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793
* 18th century American title
Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.
Pages 3 & 4 include 12 illustrated ship ads.
Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.
July 20, 1895
DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 20, 1895
* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago
* America's 1st serial killer
The top of page 2 has one column headings that include: "THE PITEZEL MURDERS" "The Bereft Mother Identifies the Bodies of Her Children" and more. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes... See More
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