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HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1886 Front page print of: "William Dean Howells". Nice fullpg. print: 'Coaches at Jerome Park on a Race Day'. Very nice fullpg: 'Mount Popocatepetl' from Mexico, is beautiful. Fullpg. Nast political illustration: "Both" plus much more.
Other news and advertisements of the day are included. Complete in 16 pages.... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY New York,June 27, 1891 Front full pg. illus. of "The Suburban Finish." Inside is a full pg. illus. of "The Suburban." Full pg. illus. of "As You Like It."
Doublepage centerfold of "Getting Ready for the Boat Race - The Yale and Harvard Crews at New London." Small portrait of "J. K. Emmet." 1/4 pg. illus of "The Beech... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 28, 1897 Full front page illus. of "Summer Diversions - A Garden Party on the North Shore, Massachusetts." Inside are two full pgs. of illus. of "Ascent of the Mazamas to the Summit of Mount Rainier, Washington." Full pg. illus. of "The Requiem Mass for the Late Senor Canovas Del Cstillo - Scene in the Church of St. Vincent De Pa... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 19, 1897 The front page is an illustration of: "With the Cuban Insurgents - A Hurried Exit From the Government Workshop at Pico Blanco." Another full pg. illustration of "President McKinley's Visit to the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition" and a 1/2 pg. illustration of "With the Cuban Insurgents - Food Supplies ... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, October 5, 1952
* Whitey Ford scoreless World Series streak ends
* New York Yankees vs. San Francisco Giants (game 1)
* MLB baseball
This 40+ page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside):
* Ford Victory 10th in Series
Tells of game i of the 1962 World Series in which Whitey Ford pitched for the win bu... See More
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Oct. 21, 1789
* Isaac Perrins vs. Tom Johnson
* English boxing championship
Page 3 has an article headed: "Boxing" concerning: "...the battle between Johnson and Perrins..." with some details (see).
Four pages, partial red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Isaac Perrins was an Eng... See More
WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, July 26, 1862 Basically a sports-themed newspaper. Inside has 2 1/2 columns taken up with reports on: "Base Ball" games and developments. Included are box scores for 9 games.
Other sports reports as well including for: "Fistiana" (boxing).
Sixteen pages, decorative masthead, nice condition.
FITCHBURG SENTIENL, from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, dated July 10, 1948
* Satchel Paige make MLB baseball debut
* Negro star at 42 years old
* Cleveland Indians
This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 8:
* A's Still Dog Indians At AL Halfway Mark
This was Satchel Paige's very 1st appearance in the Major Leagues. (age 42)
Other news of the day throughout. Light bro... See More
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, Dec. 31, 1977
* Football coaches Woody Hayes and Paul Bear Bryant
The color cover of this issue has very nice drawings of Woody Hayes and Bear Bryant, two legends in the football coaching world, with the heading: "Old Masters Collide".
You get the complete 64 page issue which is in very nice, clean condition.... See More
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 29, 1865 The back page has: "The Field Base Ball--Keystone of Philadelphia agt. Star of Brooklyn, with the summary mentioning: "The seats apportioned for ladies was filled with the galaxy of beauty and finery by the fair sex of Long Island..." and that many had fashionable umbrellas and parasols. Includes the box score. Also post civil war news such... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 3, 1905 The front cover has "History and Present Status of the Panama Canal" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "Electric Mail Automobiles"; "Electric Dead Reckoner in Use on Yacht 'Valhalla'"; "The Grubb Gun-Sight"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in twenty page... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1930 Front page 3 line, 1 column head: Dr. Butler Proposes An Academic League To Curb Athletics & subheads: Would Put Football on Plane of Rowing, Thus Abolishing Big Gate Receipts Alumni To Endow Sports & more. A compelling concept and report. Other news of the day. Several interesting advertisements as well. Rag edition.
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, January 18, 1971
* Baltimore Colts vs. Dallas Cowboys
* Super Bowl V - NFL football
* Johnny Unitas
This 10 page newspaper has a three column headline on the 3rd page: "Colts Win Super Bowl On O'Brien's Field Goal" which tells of the Baltimore Colts beating the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl V.
Other news of the day. Small binding holes alo... See More
THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, August 9, 1922
* Pittsburgh Pirates break a hit record
* MLB Baseball
This 14 page newspaper has a four column headline on page 11: "Pirates Win Two and Advance Into Third Place" with subhead: "PIRATES MOVE TO THIRD POSITION".
Tells of the double header game with the Philadelphia Phillies in which they had a total of 46 hits in the t... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 2, 1938
* Joe Louis - Brown Bomber
* Heavyweight boxing champion of the World
This 32 page newspaper has a six column headline on page 10: "Louis Knocks Out Thomas in Chicago to Keep Title" with subheads, round by round reports and a related photo.
Tells of Joe Louis retaining his heavyweight boxing title by defeating Har... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 7, 1901 Fullpage photo artist Edwin A. Abbey along with illustrations of his works "The Quest of the Holy Grail" and "O Mistress Mine"; The Football Season of 1901; fullpage photo "Harvard Wins the Intercolliegiate Championship"; fullpage portrait "The American Duchess"; fullpage photo of Canadian author Gilbert P... See More
* Indoor Marathon race
* Early Madison Square Garden
* El Ouafi
This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 18 that include: "JOLIE RAY LOSES THRILLING RACE AT NEW YORK", "Arab Too Strong for Chesty Runner in Madison Square Garden" and more (see photos).
Other news, sports and advertiseme
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 22, 1926
* Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney
* World Heavyweight boxing championship
* Pre fight news
This 14 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "DEMPSEY AND TUNNEY BOTH RESTING TODAY" and more. (see) Other news of the day. Usual browning with little margin wear, otherwise good. Should be handled with... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 22, 1953 This 100+ page newspaper has a small one column headline on page 3 of the sport's section (inside): "Six Extra Periods Played". This tells of the longest college basketball game played between Niagara and Siena.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition, a few small clippings cut put in unrelated pages including the front... See More
* England wins World Cup
This 124 page newspaper has a five column headline on the front page of the sport's section: "England Wins World Cup, 4-2" with related photo.
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* Helen Wills and Helen Jacobs - tennis
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of a young lady on the floor, holding a recipe book, with an escaping lobster (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue contains an article entitled "Can Balbo Unseat
THE ILLUSTRATED SPORTING NEWS, New York, August 12, 1905 It still has the original outer wrapper showing a woman in a carriage (see). This is noted as the: "Mid-Summer Number", and as the title suggests the theme is primarily sports-related (camping, horse shows, horse racing, motorboat racing, etc.) although there is other content as well. The ftpg. is a photo of: "Camping Al... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 21, 1920
* Ray Chapman funeral
* Cleveland Indians
* Only MLB baseball fatality
This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 8: "THOUSANDS ATTEND CHAPMAN FUNERAL", "Fill Church to Capacity and Block Nearby Streets During Impressive Services" and more. Chapman is the 1st and only baseball player to be killed as a result of ... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, October 29, 1950 This 12 pages section has various sporting news with many college football reports with a few related photos and scores.
Complete sport's section only, rag edition, a little creasing, generally very nice.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, September 17, 1867
* Early post Civil war baseball
* Philadelphia Athletics
Page 2 has a report headed: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball--Athletic of Philadelphia, vs. Atlantic, of Brooklyn" with reports on 2 games (see). The first notes:
* It is not an over-estimate in placing the assemblage at 20,000 gathered at the Union Ball Grounds yes... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 7, 1866
* Early baseball
* Post Civil War
The back page has over half a column of baseball reports under the heading: "Out-Doors Sports" "Base Ball" with reports on 3 games (see).
Other news of the day, complete in 8 pages, great condition.
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* Johnny Goodman, golf
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of an astonished looking young lady on scales but she doesn't realized that her accompanying gentleman's bulldog is partially standing on the scales as well (see photos). There is no related article on this inside.
This issue c
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 1, 1921
* Jack Dempsey vs. Georges Carpentier
* Heavyweight boxing championship (pre-fight news)
This 40 page newspaper has two headlines on the front page: "2 TO 1 AND 3 TO 1 ODDS OFFERED TO DEMPSEY" and more. More in the sport's section with related cartoon illustration (see images).
Other news, sports and advertisements of the da... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 16, 1870.
On the bkpg. under " Base-Ball" are the summaries and box scores of three baseball matches. One mentions that after a game between the American Bank Note Company team and Irvington an "...inviting collation was spread....there were speeches and music after the feast....Mr. Brown of the Champion Club, of Jersey City, was among the singers, and Pr... See More
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, April 4, 1857.
As noted in the masthead: "A Chronicle of the Turf, Field Sports, Literature and the Stage", this is a volume II issue of a very early sporting publication. Near the back of the issue is a column entitled: "Our Chess Department", which includes a chess "problem of the week" in addition to the s... See More
THE DAILY PICAYUNE, New Orleans, April 1, 1889
* Featherweight boxing championship
* Kouts, Porter County, Indiana
* Ike Weir "The Belfast Spider"
This uncommon title from the deep South has news of the day with many advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "EIGHTY ROUNDS" "An Indecisive Battle for the Feather Weight Championship at Kouts, Ind." B... See More
THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1899
* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* 1st ever on film - motion pictures
The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VICTORY FOR JEFFRIES" with subheads. (see)
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, light toning, minor margin wear, should be handled with care.... See More
THE SPORTING NEWS, St. Louis, March 18, 1972 This sporting newspaper is about 100 pages in length and is in terrific condition and has never been bound. This particular issue features BILL WALTON OF THE UCLA BRUINS on the front with text about him in the inside pages. Other photos and supporting articles center around Julius Erving and Bob McAdoo. This issue is loaded with sports news & ... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 21, 1896 The front cover has "The United States Protected Cruiser Olympia" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "A Great Ice Skating Rink, Washington, D.C."; "Preparation of Lamb and Kid Skins for Gloves"; and more articles, illustrations and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages and in very nice condition.... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, July 20, 1935. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a young lady playing tennis (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Article entitled "Splendid Hazards" by Charles B. Parmer. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 21, 1870.
Page 5 has: " Base-Ball" "An Exciting Contest in Brooklyn--another Victory for the Blue Stocking--Defeat of the Stars". Summary and box score, with mention of the first appearance by Hicks, the star catcher who played for the Stars. Says the winning Blue Stockings of Forest City were given numerous bouquets from their " lady admirers&q... See More
THE PRATT DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, November 10, 1960
* Roger Maris wins MLB baseball MVP
* New York Yankees
* JFK 1960 election
This 8 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 5: "Maris, MVP Award Winner, Says Yanks Will Win Again" with photo of Maris. (see)
Other news of the day with follow up reporting on John F. Kennedy winning the Presidential election on the front... See More
THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, June 13, 1930
* Max Schmeling vs. Jack Sharkey
* Heavyweight boxing championship
* Famous foul - punch below the belt
This 60 page newspaper has nice photo showing Max Schmeling on the canvas with caption: "THE END OF THE SHARKEY-SCHMELING FIGHT"
Also one column headlines: "SHARKEY'S FOUL BLOW ACCIDENT", "American W... See More
LIBERTY magazine, New York, August 22, 1936. This is the complete issue of this popular title with a nice color cover showing a lady water skiing (see photo). The back page has a nice color ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes. Articles include "Battling Baseball" by Johnny Evers and "The Case New Jersey Would Like To Forget" by C. Lloyd Fisher. Very nice condition, and measuring about 8 ... See More
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 6, 1955 This 12 page newspaper has a two column headline on page 6: "HONUS WAGNER, ALL-TIME GREAT SHORTSTOP, DIES AT 81 NEAR PITTSBURGH"
Other news of the day including a report on the upcoming fight involving Sugar Ray Robinson late in his career. (see)
Light browning at the margins, otherwise in good condition.
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THE WORLD, New York City, September 7, 1925
* Babe Ruth reinstated into baseball
* New York Yankees - MLB baseball
This 24 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 6: "Ruth Reinstated, Will Play To-Day"
Other news of the day. Some browning and little wear around the margins, otherwise good.... See More
"STADIUM EXTRA" of the SUN newspaper from Baltimore, dated Sept. 6, 1995, celebrating Cal Ripken breaking Lou Gehrig's record by playing in 2131 consecutive games. See the photo below for the terrific front page, making this a very nice issue for display. This is a 4 page "Extra" edition which is quite scarce, different from the regular newstand edition of that day. Some ye... See More
LEOMINSTER ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, September 23, 1969
* Willie Mays 600th home run
* San Francisco Giants
* MLB baseball
This 12 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 7: "Mays Wallops Home Run 600". He was only the 2nd MLB player to achieve this at the time.
Other news of the day. Some small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.... See More
CALIFORNIA SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, San Francisco, Jan. 7, 1882 The ftpg. has: "Base-Ball" "Renos vs. Californias". In the summary it mentions that Johnny Ward, "famous pitcher of the Providence Club", umpired the game and that he would pitch for the Californias the next day. Includes the box score. A few tears at the spine, minor margin tears, traces of foxing.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 9, 1950
* Boston Red Sox
* Biggest lopsided game
* MLB baseball
This 50 page newspaper has a banner headline on page 33: "Red Sox Overwhelm Browns Second Day in Row, Set 4 Major League Records" with subheads. (see)
Tells of the largest winning margin in Major League Baseball history.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with a... See More
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* Stalin's wife
* a Southpaw
* Colored Ads
The color cover of this issue is of young lady in a sailor-style outfit leaning on the boat wheel checking her make-up while a member of the crew is frantically trying to get her attention as the waives are lapping at the sides of the boat (see photos). The
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, March 15, 1886
* Nonpareil Dempsey (Jack Dempsey)
* Early boxing match - pugilists
The front page has one column headings: "Dempsey Downs La Blanche" "A Fight to a Finish by the Middle-Weight Champions" "Thirteen Desperately Contested Rounds" and more.
Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 page... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1883
* Boxing - boxer
* James Elliott murder
* Jerry Dunn
The front page has one column headings: "A PRIZE-FIGHTER KILLED" "James Elliott Murdered By Jerry Dunn" and more. See images for text. Nice to have in this venerable newspaper title.
Other news of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, light browning, a little margin wear, other go... See More
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