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664676

Disease ends Lou Gehrig's career... Yankees...

Item #664676

June 22, 1939

NEW YORK TIMES, June 22, 1939 



* Lou Gehrig ends baseball career

* Infantile Paralysis - New York Yankees

* Best title to be had ? (rare as such)




A six column headline on page 26 announces: "Gehrig's Career as Player Ended by Infantile Paralysis" with one column subheads: "Activity Is Barred By Clinic's Report" "Gehrig Will Be Required Conserve Energy-... See More  

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$210.00
663335

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion of the American war...

Item #663335
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779



* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts

* Treason trials - Revolutionary War




The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More  

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$75.00
662918

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #662918
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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$24.00
662450

1938 Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany...

Item #662450

November 16, 1938

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 17, 1938 



* Kristallnacht - crystal night

* Persecution of Jews




A follow up to "Kristallnacht" or Night of Broken Glass, a coordinated attack upon Nazi Jews which resulted in 91 deaths and over 30,000 being sent to concentration camps. The nice front page headline reads: "JEWS FEAR NEW WAVE OF NAZI TERROR TODAY" with subheads.

Comp... See More  

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$48.00
660819

Brazil declares war on Germany in 1942....

Item #660819

August 23, 1942

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 23, 1942



* Brazil enters World War II - WWII



The front page has a five column headline: "BRAZIL DECLARES WAR ON AXIS" with subheads that include: "New Ally In Fight" "Acts After Ship Losses" and more with related photo.

Other news of the day with much more on World War II. Complete 1st section only with all 44 pages, rag edition in ... See More  

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$48.00
660024

Ben Franklin on learning to swim...

Item #660024
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1779  Inside has nearly two pages on: "Useful Hints For Learning To Swim, In a Letter to a Friend, by Benj. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S."

Also within: "On the Fatal Effects of Revenge" and: "On Female Conduct" & so much more. Near the back are news reports of the day but I see no war-related content.

Complete in 48 pages, 5... See More  

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$51.00
659662

Congress requires quotas by state... John Hancock signs...

Item #659662

February 04, 1777

THE LONDON EVENING POST, England, Feb. 4, 1777 



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy




Page 3 has a nice report on the situation in America, a few bits noting: "...The Provincials in Massachusetts Bay are in high spirits in certain expectation of being joined in the spring by the French & Spaniards...They had heard of the designed attack on Rhode Is... See More  

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659552

General Andrew Jackson visits Jackson, Tennessee... Death of Daniel Shays...

Item #659552

October 22, 1825

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 22, 1825  The front page has an early report regarding General Andrew Jackson's visit to Jackson, Tennessee, noting: "Gen. Jackson, with his lady...was invited to and partook of a public dinner given by the people of that town...The masonic fraternity also paid their respects to him...The general's toast was--the town of Jacks... See More  

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659457

Decorative front page with a John Hancock document...

Item #659457

July 22, 1790

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE  & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, July 22, 1790  Most of the first column is taken up with an Act of the Mass. legislature signed in type by the governor: John Hancock, & headed with a nice coat-of-arms engraving.

Four pages, handsome masthead, wide never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 320 (released for July, 2022)...

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$67.00
654629

Confederate title from Richmond...

Item #654629

March 10, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 10, 1862 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page is entirely taken up with ads and notices, many of which relate to the recruitment of soldiers or other war-related concerns.

Page 2 includes: "Movements & Spirit of the War" "Our Naval Victory" "From the Upper Pot... See More  

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$78.00
654449

Longest continuously published Mormon periodical...

Item #654449

August 30, 1880

THE LATTER DAY SAINTS' MILLENNIAL STAR, Liverpool, England, Aug. 30, 1880 



* One of the oldest Mormon periodicals



This periodical, typically shorted to "Millennial Star", was the longest continuously published periodical of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, being printed from 1840 until 1970. During its 130-year history the Millennial Star varied from being ... See More  

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652656

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #652656

March 17, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, March 17, 1743/4 (year double-dated for two calendars in use at the time. Would be 1744 by current calendar).



* Rare colonial periodical



This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years.

As the subtitle re... See More  

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645581

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #645581

March 10, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, March 10, 1743,4  (year noted as such as it was 1743 or 1744 depending on which calendar was used).



* Very rare 18th century magazine

* 1st successful magazine in America




This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this t... See More  

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638763

Polygamy among the Mormons... Masked bandits...

Item #638763

November 15, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 15, 1883 



* Mormons - Mormonism - polygamy



The top of the ftpg has: "MASKED MEXICANS" "Remarkable Exploits of a Company of Bandits" "They Wreck a Train & Plunder It at Leisure" "...Pursuit of the Robbers" with the detailed text taking 1 1/2 columns. Also: "POLYGAMY" "Movement on Foot Looking to Its... See More  

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620320

Fall of the Soviet Union... Great pair of issues...

Item #620320

August 01, 1991

(2) A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER".

Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing the... See More  

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617025

Georgia & the Cherokee Indians... Andrew Jackson...

Item #617025

January 08, 1831

NILES WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 8, 1831  Among the many articles inside is a brief one headed: "Indian Rights" which cites a letter by Thomas Jefferson from 1791 beginning: "The Indians have a right to the occupation of their lands...".

Following it is: "Georgia And the Cherokees". There is also much reporting from Congress which includes two letters each... See More  

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615312

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #615312
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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$24.00
610666

Very early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #610666
WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Chicago & St. Louis, 1879  As noted at the top of the front page: "...devoted to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal and political Equality and especially to her right of Suffrage." Editors listed include Julia Ward Howe, Lucy Stone, & Mary A. Livermore. Each issue contains numerous articles related to woman's suffra... See More  

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$68.00
609917

Gov. Brownlow offers a reward for the captuure of the former governor...

Item #609917

May 10, 1865

BROWNLOW’S KNOXVILLE WHIG, AND REBEL VENTILATOR, Tennessee, May 10, 1865 



* Very rare Civil War title - closing events

* William Gannaway "Parson" Brownlow




W. G. Brownlow, or  Parson Brownlow, was a fascinating personality to say the least. He regarded anyone who disagreed with him about religion or politics as an enemy. The circuit-riding Methodist parson turned t... See More  

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$188.00
598150

Andew Jackson wanted for a 2nd term as President...

Item #598150

January 29, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 29, 1831 



* President Andrew Jackson



The front page has an item: "Gen. Jackson"  which notes: "...it should be the will of the nation to call on the president to serve a second term....he will not decline the summons..." with a bit more. Inside pages have much reporting from Congress.

Complete in 16 pages, 6 by 9 1/2 ... See More  

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593710

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion of the American war...

Item #593710
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779



* Abraham Carlisle & John Roberts

* Treason trials - Revolutionary War




The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebe... See More  

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584496

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason...

Item #584496
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779



* Discussion of the American War



  The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loy... See More  

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584495

On the Roberts & Carlisle treason... Discussion of the American war...

Item #584495
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1779  The first article: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" takes ten pages and includes much talk of the on-going Revolutionary War, bits including: "...He enumerated a black catalogue of crimes committed by the leaders of the American rebellion against his Majesty's loyal subjects in that country..." and ... See More  

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562758

Death of George Harrison in a Liverpool newspaper...

Item #562758

November 30, 2001

LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, November 30, 2001  This is the regular 52 page daily issue of this newspaper from George Harrison's hometown, the edition as sold on the streets of Liverpool the morning after his death. The ftpg. features a recent photo of Harrison with the headline: "BEATLE GEORGE IS DEAD" and various subheads. There are several reports and additional photos on the
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562757

Death of Beatle John Lennon, in a Liverpool newspaper...

Item #562757

December 09, 1980

LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980  Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.

To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More  

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561607

Radical newspaper printed while the publisher was in jail...

Item #561607
THE NORTH BRITON, London, 1769 (with imprint at the bottom of the bkpg: "Printed for W. Bingley, a prisoner in the King's Bench...")



* Radical newspaper printed while the publisher was in jail



This was a radical newspaper from the 18th century, very much associated with the name John Wilkes. Wilkes published the issues #1 thru 46.



Issue number 45 (April 23, 1763) is the most... See More  

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549299

Japan surrendering...

Item #549299

August 10, 1945

THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, Boston, Massachusetts, August 10, 1945



* Japan surrendering

* World War II original




This 10 page newspaper has a nice two line banner headline on the front page: "U.S. Prepares to Reject Jap Offer to Surrender but Keep Emperor" with related subheads and photo.



Other news of the day throughout. good condition.... See More  

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217171

Ben Franklin on learning to swim... Holt Castle print...

Item #217171
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1779  Inside has nearly two pages on: "Useful Hints For Learning To Swim, In a Letter to a Friend, by Benj. Franklin, L.L.D. F.R.S."

Also within: "On the Fatal Effects of Revenge" and: "On Female Conduct" & so much more. Near the back are news reports of the day but I see no war-related content.

This issue does feature... See More  

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$49.00
205676

Great overview of the United States Navy...

Item #205676

October 07, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct.  7, 1820  Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a report of the: "New Bank In Tennessee".

Inaise has a nice and detailed account of the extent and inventory of: "The Navy off rte United States" noting the number of various ships, their names, sizes, and various other details. Included is a chart of the numbers, typ... See More  

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177021

Northern California...

Item #177021

December 26, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 26, 1903  Frontpage illustration "Free For All" by W. A. Rogers; Elihu Root, Who Retires from the President's Cabinet as Secretary of Was in January, 1904; "The Opening of the New Willamsburg Bridge, New York City" by F. Cresson Schell; Multiple articles on the State of Northern California; and advertisements of the da... See More  

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175388

Buying Easter flowers...

Item #175388

April 20, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 20, 1889  The full front page is taken up with a nice illustration of: "Buying Easter Flowers." Inside is a 1/3 pg. portrait of "the Grand Duke Nicholas, Czarowitz of Russia." Two 1/4 pg. illus. pertaining to "The Church of the Covenant, and Dr. Hamlin, the Pastor, Washington, D.C." Dblpgctrfld. of "Sicilian and Italian F... See More  

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175278

Easter morning... Indian print by Remington...

Item #175278

March 31, 1888

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 31, 1888  The front page print: "Judge Walter Quintin Gresham". Two half page prints: "The Railroad Disaster to the West India Mail Near Blackshear, Georgia" and "The Remains of General Paez Lying in State in the New York City Hall".

Doublepage centerfold: "Easter Sunday Morning Among the Moravians at Bethlehem, Pennsylv... See More  

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174958

Prospect Park, Brooklyn...

Item #174958

March 07, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 7, 1885  Front full pg. Nast illus. of "The Compliments of the Season - March 4." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "Sham Battle at Prospect Park, Brooklyn, on Washington's Birthday." 1/4 pg. portrait of "The Late William C. Kingsley."

Doublepage centerfold of "Winter at the National Capital - A Night Session." 1/2... See More  

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174746

New Orleans Mardi Gras... Savannah...

Item #174746

February 24, 1883

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 24, 1883  Dramatic full ftpg. shows: 'The Great Floods--On the Ohio, Below Cincinnati' includes a paddle wheeler & many inundated buildings, plus another fullpg. on this inside.

Nearly fullpg: 'The Late Richard Wagner' with text. Nice doubclepage centerfold: 'New Orleans in Carnival Garb' includes 7 scenes on Mardi Gras. Nic... See More  

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174230

Edison's phonograph... Oil regions of Pennsylvania... Morgan Silver Dollar...

Item #174230

March 30, 1878

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 30, 1878  The full ftpg. is a Thomas Nast political cartoon: "Fulfill Your Promises" and a fullpg. inside has another Nast political cartoon: "Our Uncle's 'Honor' Touched" showing Uncle Sam. The great doublepg. centerfold: 'The Oil Regions of Pennsylvania' shows 11 scenes and is very displayable (tipped-in). The feat... See More  

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173410

Winslow Homer's "Spring Blossoms"... Black man tending his garden...

Item #173410

May 21, 1870

HARPER'S WEEKLY, May 21, 1870 The front page shows a black man tending his garden: 'A Spring Scene Near Richmond, Va.' Full page 'Population of an Indian Village Moving'. Illustration of 'William Lloyd Garrison', publisher of The Liberator. Also illustration of: 'Lucretia Mott', the early feminist. Full page Winslow Homer: 'Spring Blossoms'. A fullpage i... See More  

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173232

Scenes in Alaska... "A White Man's Government"...

Item #173232

September 05, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 5, 1868  Fullpg: 'Collecting the Customs--Operations of the Customs Inspectors & Agents at N.Y.' shows 5 scenes; a great fullpg: 'Scenes in Alaska' & 'A Chinese Wedding; a full page: 'This Is A White Man's Government'; and more.
Complete in sixteen pages.

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173198

Springtime in the country--gardening...

Item #173198

May 09, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 9, 1868  The issue has a full front page illustration "Dressing Baby". A nice half-page engraving "Plowing on the Prairies Beyond the Mississippi" also has a related article. A very displayable full page is entitled 'Springtime in the Country--Gardening". A full page consist of two half-page illustration of Lieutenant-General Sir... See More  

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172730

Two displayable Winslow Homer prints...

Item #172730

November 21, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 21, 1863  The full front page print: "The Russian Ball--In the Supper Room." is by famed artist Winslow Homer. The dramatic doublepage centerfold: "The Great Russian Ball at the Academy of Music, November 5, 1863" is also by Homer.

Inside has a full a full page: "Trapping Rebel Guerrillas in the West" is by Thomas Nast. An... See More  

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172688

The siege of Vicksburg...

Item #172688

June 27, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 27, 1863  The entire front page is a print: "In The Trenches Before Vicksburg--Lieutenant-Colonel Strong Takes a Shot". The prints inside include a full page: "The Approaches to Vicksburg--The Centre Under M'Pherson"; a smaller print: "Cotton Bridge Over the Black river"; half page: "The Arrival of Two Thousand Vicksbu... See More  

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172616

Aftermath of Antietam...

Item #172616

October 18, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 18, 1862  The full front page is a print of: "Major-General Franz Sigel, Commanding Twelfth Corps Army of the Potomac" on horseback. Prints inside include: "General Buell's Army Entering Louisville, Kentucky" with a good view of the city; "Shelbyville, the Only Union Town of Tennessee" "The Veterans of the Army of t... See More  

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172612

Emancipation Proclamation & battle of Antietam...

Item #172612

October 04, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, October 4, 1862  Page 3 contains the complete and historically significant printing of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in type by the President: Abraham Lincoln, & headed: "The Abolition of Slavery--A Proclamation". There is also a nice page 2 editorial concerning the Emancipation Proclamation headed: "Slavery Practically Abolished" ... See More  

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172604

Lincoln's famous letter to Greeley... Homer centerfold...

Item #172604

September 06, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 6, 1862  The front page shows: "Thomas Fitch Rowland, Builder of the New Monitors" and "The Iron-Clad Frigate 'Ironsides' In Fighting Trim" with related articles.

Of special note is the historic letter headed: "The President On the Negro Question". This was one of the more famous letters from Abraham Lincoln, being hi... See More  

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153339

Anti-slavery newspaper...

Item #153339
THE EMANCIPATOR, Boston, 1846 As the title would suggest, this is an anti-slavery newspaper from before the Civil War. Never bound nor trimmed, some minor edge wear and some light browning. Complete in 4 pages.

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