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December 02, 1944
EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), December 2, 1944 A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.
Among the front page reports are: "American Attacks All In Vain" "Fortnight's Battle at Aachen Costs Them Bitterly" "Britain's Grim Catalogue of 5 Yea... See More
September 01, 1798
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 1, 1798 The front page features five Acts of Congress, each signed in script type by the President: John Adams. The very first is: "An Act for Erecting a light0-house at Gay-Head on Martha's Vineyard, and for other purposes." The Gay Head lighthouse is quite historic. The "other purposes" are for a lighted beacon at the port of Savann... See More
June 19, 1873
ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, New York, June 19, 1873 The back page has a very historic report on the conviction of Susan B. Anthony for the charge of voting. Noteworthy because her illegal voting happened in Rochester.
The top of a column has: "Conviction of Susan B. Anthony and of the Eighth Ward Inspectors". Near the beginning: "The case of Susan B. Anthony...termina... See More
July 07, 1861
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 7, 1861 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "Legalizing the President's Action" "More
Troops Going Into Virginia" "From Kentucky & Tennessee" "5,000 Federal Troops on Santa Rosa" "Rebel Soldiers Dying Rapidly" "The Rebels Plunder & Run" &... See More
May 05, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 5, 1862 The front page is dominated by a huge Civil War map headed: "THE YORKTOWN PENINSULA" which shows from Yorktown to Norfolk and much in between.
Nice first column heads as well including: "YORKTOWN EVACUATED" "Our Troops in Full Possession of the Rebel Works" "Gloucester Also Captured & more.
Twelve pages, never bound nor t... See More
June 05, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 5, 1862 The front page features a Civil War map headed: "The Battle Of Seven Pines" showing much detail.
Front page column heads include: "The Battle of the Seven Pines" "Bloody Check Sustained by the Union Advance" "The Causes of Our Defeat" "Fremont's Pursuit of Jackson" "An Engagement Beyond Strasburg"... See More
January 27, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 27, 1865 Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the very large front page map headed: "THE FRENCH IN MEXICO" which not only shows Mexico but all of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and much of Alabama, Tennessee, New Mexico, Arizona and Oklahoma.
Several American cities are noted including Brownsville, Austin, Houston, New Orleans, Mobile, Memphis, & ... See More
April 16, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, April 16, 1864 There are two one column maps in the bottom half of the front page, captioned: "The Position of Fort Pillow on the Mississippi" and "Diagram of the Fort". The front page also has some nice column heads on the battle, including: "Capture of Fort Pillow by the Rebels" "Reported Massacre of the White and Black Troops" "... See More
October 07, 1926
THE OMAHA MORNING BEE, Nebraska, Oct. 7, 1926 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.
The "teaser" article takes the entire last column of the front page: " 'Babe' Ruth Smacks Our 3 Home Runs" "Bambino of Sw... See More
May 01, 1915
STOCKTON DAILY RECORD, California, May 1, 1915 The top of the last column has a foreboding headline: "NOT ONE PASSENGER ON LUSITANIA LEFT VESSEL THRU FEAR" "Strange Attempt to Intimidate People From Sailing on Cunard Liner" "German Embassy Sent Public Warning" "That People Sailing on Enemy's Ships Do So at Own Risk".
The article begins: "Desp... See More
April 25, 1849
DAILY HERALD, Newburyport, Massachusetts, April 25, 1849 This issue has many reports concerning the Gold Rush of 1849, with the front page beginning with a quite detailed letter which is prefaced with: "From Mexico" "...the following letter...who went out to California in command of a company of adventurers, taking the Mexican route...his narrative contains much interesting an... See More
June 22, 1822
THE FLORIDIAN, Pensacola, June 22, 1822 This is the earliest newspaper printed in Florida we have ever offered, and it is a volume one issue.
The front page has 2 letters signed in type by: Andrew Jackson, who at the time was "governor of the Floridas". Inside has a lengthy letter signed by Th. Jefferson, followed by a report on the: "Death of General Stark", the hero of... See More
April 19, 1867
NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 10, 1867 The years following the Civil War were years of expansion west, causing the inevitable conflict with the Native American tribes. Such reports were not uncommon in period newspapers. This is one such issue.
The front page has: "The Indians" with a few bits noting: "...that the reported massacre at Fort Buford is not credited there...f... See More
June 20, 1878
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, June 20, 1878 The front page has: "The Indian War" "Hot Work Going on in Idaho" which mentions in part: "...reports serious depredations...have burned Diamond Ranch in Happy Valley...Indians have captured over 400 horses...Troops and supplies are greatly needed...report the mountain full of Indians...They are in hot pursuit of the Ban... See More
October 09, 1877
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 9, 1877 Among the front page articles is: "THE INDIAN WAR" "Severe Battle with Nez Perces Indians--Looking-Glass, and Joseph's Brother and Three Other Chiefs Killed--Captain Hale, Second Lieut. Biddle and 21 Non-commissioned Officers Slain".
The report takes over half a column, with much detail.
Four pages, a bit fragile but in ... See More
January 02, 1904
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 2, 1904 A very historic issue, as page 10 reports one of the more significant events of the 20th century with the heading: "A Flying Machine That Flies", reporting on the Wright brothers' successful flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.... See More
The beginning of the article tells the situation in an age when reports of manned flight were common,
The beginning of the article tells the situation in an age when reports of manned flight were common,
Item #675413HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, January, 1872 The first article is a poem: "The Legend of the Mistletoe" which features a nice engraving of Thomas Nast-esque Santa Claus with cupid on his shoulder. The poem continues to take the next 3 pages with one additional illustration.
Also in this issue is an illustrated article: "Holland & the Hollanders" and a n... See More
February 28, 1945
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 28, 1945 A fine issue on the famous Iwo Jima flag raising photo, as the front page has a color print headed: "A Message From Iwo" which is a drawing of the famous photo captured by Joseph Rosenthal. Additional text adjacent to the print begins: "These men fought and bled to put our flag there. They must continue to fight to keep it there..." an... See More
November 07, 1860
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 7, 1860 The entire front page is taken up with ads as was the format of this newspaper for many years.
Page 4 has early returns on the Presidential election, with column heads: "Election In The City" "Nearly 100,000 Votes Polled" "Republican Vote Doubled" "All the Gain on the Side of Freedom" "Full Returns" with a leng... See More
March 27, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 27, 1862 Near the top of the front page contains one of the fascinating tidbits of history which delight collectors, in this case an inconspicuous advertisement for a theatrical production of The Apostate at the Mary Provost Theater in New York--starring John Wilkes Booth.
See the photo for the complete ad which notes the listing of the cast, including: "L... See More
May 31, 1862
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, May 31, 1862 Basically a sports-themed newspaper. Inside has over half a column taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments.
Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.
June 27, 1863
NEW YORK TIMES, June 27, 1863 The front page has some nice & detailed reporting on the advance of the Confederates into the North, with first column heads including: "THE REBEL INVASION" "Carlisle Evacuated by Our Forces" "Probable Occupation of the Place by the Rebels" "The Main Rebel Force Supposed to be Behind Chambersburg" "Gettysburg in P... See More
December 17, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 17, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Capture of Rebel Works at Port Cavallo, Texas" "The Occupation of Texas" "Tennessee not Yet Vacated by the Enemy" "Longstreet's Forces at Bay" "The Siege of Charleston" & more.
Eight pages, light damp stain to a lower corner, good condition.... See More
November 27, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 27, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GEN. GRANT'S VICTORY" "A Complete Triumph Over the Army Under Bragg Officially Announced" "Lookout Mountain Top, all the Rifle Pits in Chattanooga Valley, & Missionary Ridge Carried by Our Forces" "the Enemy In Full Retreat!" "Captures of 6,000 Pris... See More
October 14, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 14, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Advance Northward by General Lee" "Retreat of the Union Army Across the Rappahannock" "Gallant Fight by Buford's & Kilpatrick's Cavalry" "Final Retirement of Lee's Army to the Rapidan" "News From Charleston&... See More
May 07, 1915
THE ROCK ISLAND DAILY UNION, Illinois, May 7, 1915
* RMS Lusitania torpedoed and sunk
* Nice headline and photo for display
A very nice & graphic first report of the sinking of the Lusitania, with a 2-line banner headline: "Giant Liner Lusitania of Cunard Line is Sunk in the Irish Sea by Either Torpedo or Infernal Machine". Also a rather large photo headed: "Cunard ... See More
April 27, 1945
THE SUN, New York, April 27, 1945 A three-line banner headline announces: "AMERICAN ARMY MEETS RUSSIANS INSIDE GERMANY" with related subheads and a map showing: "Where U.S. and Red Army Lines Link Up".
Present are pages 1-24, 37 & 38 of a 38 page issue. Nice condition.
April 17, 1878
MAINLAND GUARDIAN, New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada, April 17, 1878 A quite uncommon title from this town in British Columbia, with various news and literary items of the day and a wealth of ads a well, several of which are illustrated.
Complete in four pages, typical folio size, never bound nor trimmed, a news agent's stamp in the upper right corner, nice condition.
September 03, 1858
NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 3, 1858 The front page is almost entirely taken up with much detail on the burning of the Quarantine Hospital, the city's first line of defense against migrant-borne infectious diseases. First column heads included: "THE STATEN ISLAND ARSON "Full Details of the Burning of the Quarantine Buildings" "Boasts of the Incendiaries" "The Unshe... See More
November 12, 1938
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 12, 1938
* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht)
* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews
This is a very significant issue in Judaica history and the story of the Holocaust. The front page has a three line, three column head concerning the attacks on Jewish folks in Germany known as Kristallnacht: "Nazis Warn Foreign Press 'Lies' Will Hurt Reich Jews; Ar... See More
February 16, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 16, 1865 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "They Are Within Two Miles of Charleston" "Skirmishing Near Charleston" "Branchville Flanked" "Lee's Appeal to the Georgians" "SAVANNAH" "Series of Union Meetings Held Throughout Georgia" "WILMINGTON" "Reconn... See More
March 10, 1857
THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, March 10, 1857
* President James Buchanan
* Inauguration - inaugural address
Over one-third of page 2 is taken up with the: "INAUGURAL MESSAGE" of the president, signed in type by him: James Buchanan. Also on pg. 2 is an editorial on: "The Inaugural", and then a report headed: "The New Cabinet".
Four pages, a few minor margi... See More
April 17, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 17, 1783
* Post American Revolutionary War
* Trade with the enemy to resume ?
Page 6 has news from the House of Commons noting in part: "...Mr. Hussey wished that the Americans might be put on the footing of the most favoured nation, but still he thought that a duty ought to be laid on American oil; he believed that the bill would not give satisfact... See More
December 04, 1941
TARZANA TRIBUNE, Los Angeles neighborhood, California, Dec. 4, 1941
* Volume 1 Number 2
* 1 cent stamp
A smaller size issue that measures 11 x 7 1/2 inches, has a few local tidbit news articles and some ads. This is the Volume 1 Number 2 issue, rare as such. Just a few days prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Four pages, good condition.... See More
November 23, 1922
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 23, 1922 The front page has a two column heading: "Harding Names Negro for New Orleans Post; Senate Fight Coming; "Lily Whites Protest". The coverage tells of President Harding's appointment of Walter L. Cohen, to this prestigious post - the first black man to ever hold this position. Quite historic.
Complete in 44 pages. As per the era,... See More
September 24, 1800
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 24, 1800 The front page has an entire column taken up with an Act of Congress signed in script type by the President: John Adams, and in block type by the Vice President: Th. Jefferson.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.
November 22, 1963
VICKSBURG EVENING POST, Mississippi, Nov. 22, 1963
* Terrific issue for display
* JFK John F. Kennedy assassination
* INCOMPLETE ISSUE
One of the more dramatic front pages on the Kennedy assassination, particularly with an oddly worded headline: "KENNEDY DIES AFTER BLAST FROM SNIPER" with various related reports on the front page.
Present are the outer leaves only, pages 1... See More
August 30, 1900
THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 30, 1900
* Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid
* Tipton, Wyoming train robbery
The front page has an article: "TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT" "They Got but Little Money Out of the Express Car Last Night".
Included are some details of the robbery, now ascribed to the work of Butch Cassidy and the "Hol... See More
April 12, 1867
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 12, 1867 Page 2 has nearly half a column headed: "Russian America" which is an interesting, objective description of the land the U.S. is about to purchase from Russia.
Four pages, nice condition.
September 10, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1898 Full front page illus: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico." Inside has two full pgs. of illus. of "With Our Troops in the Philippines." Full pg. illus. of "The Homecoming of the 71st Annual New York Volunteers, August 29, 1898. Full pg. illus. of "Montauk Point - Visitors in Camp." Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More
October 23, 1942
EVENING PRESS, Guernsey, Channel Islands, Oct. 23, 1942 Among the front page reports are: "R.A.F. Lose 73 Aircraft In Egypt- Axis Planes Demonstrate Superiority in Two-Day Air Battle" 'Routine Life in Labour Camps - Love of Homeland Instilled in Young Workers" "America's Meat Shortage" "Britain's Difficulties at Sea Increasing" and more.
Four pages, ... See More
April 20, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 20, 1793 The front page begins with an "Act Of Congress" concerning the creation of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers, signed in type by: Go. WASHINGTON and Th. Jefferson.
Page 2 has content on the French Revolution.
Four pages, nice condition.
August 16, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 16, 1798 Page 2 begins with over a column taken up with two acts: "AN ACT for Vesting in George Washington, a Certain Interest in the companies established for Opening & Extending the Navigation of Potomack and James rivers." and the other for amending it.
Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.
April 09, 1757
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 9, 1757 Most of a front page column is headed: "America" being reports from Barbados. Bits include: "...however the enemy's superiority in number of men proved too considerable...We are in daily expectation of the arrival of a large French fleet...100 o our privateers...are cruising off Martinico to receive the enemy...".
Eight pa... See More
November 08, 1849
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 1849 Page 3 has a full column of text headed: "New Mexico" which is a very lengthy letter from Santa Fe.
The focus is on an expedition into the Navajo Indian territory which has some detail on interesting discoveries including what is now known as Montezuma's Castle, with reports that they thought they were ruins of... See More
April 25, 1833
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1833 The top of page 3 has: "Indian Hostages - Official" which notes: "The distinguished Indian warriors, ...Black Hawk....have arrived at the seat of government from Jefferson Barracks. They were conducted thither...We understand that these celebrated Chiefs of the Sac and Fox Tribes are held as 'hostages for the future ... See More
August 29, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 29, 1795
* George Washington letter
* re. John Jay's Treaty
Page 2 has a letter from the President to the New York Chamber of Commerce concerning the controversial Jay Treaty with England, signed in script type: Go. Washington.
Four pages, nice condition.... See More
Item #667824THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1737 Of particular interest is: "Free Masons a Dangerous Society" which takes over a full page and is a great & early Masonic item.
Also, near the back is a section headed: "Historical Chronicle" with news from England & other parts of Europe, which includes another item concerning Free Masons.
Among the additional ar... See More
February 25, 1807
THE WITNESS, Litchfield, Connecticut, Feb. 25, 1807 Page 2 has a brief letter signed by: Th. Jefferson, concerning a claim by a Frenchman against the United States.
Four pages, some wear at margins & a few archival mends.
Item #667450THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, August, 1788 This title has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, having begun in September, 1786 and lasting until December, 1792.
Among the various articles are: "A Description of the River Juniatta" "An Account of the Foundation of New Smyrna in Florida & a Remarkable Insurrection in that Settlement" "... See More
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