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680283

Germany is reunited after 45 years...

Item #680283

October 03, 1990

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 3, 1990  



* German reunification - Germany



The first of this notable event we have offered in this iconic newspaper.

The banner headline announces: "TWO GERMANY UNITED AFTER 45 YEARS WITH JUBILATION AND A VOW OF PEACE" with various related subheads. Also a photo of the German flag unfurled in front of the Reichstag building in Berlin.

The complete first ... See More  

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680274

Israel and the Palestinians agree to the Accord...

Item #680274

September 14, 1993

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 14, 1993  



* Israel-Palestine peace accord signed

* Jews and Arabs - Bill Clinton




This is a seldom saved yet significant report with a banner headline: "RABIN AND ARAFAT SEAL THEIR ACCORD AS CLINTON APPLAUDES 'BRAVE GAMBLE' " with related subheads. Also a photo of the three.

The complete first section (of 3) with pages 1-26, two folds, a penned... See More  

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680273

Ferraro is the first female running mate on a major ticket...

Item #680273

July 13, 1984

NEW YORK TIMES, July 13, 1984  This is a seldom saved, yet politically significant reports as it announces the very first woman running mate on a major political ticket.

The headline announces: "GERALDINE FERRARO IS CHOSEN BY MONDALE AS RUNNING MATE, FIRST WOMAN ON MAJOR TICKET" with related subheads. Also a front page photo showing the two.

The complete first section (of 3) with ... See More  

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680272

Barack Obama becomes America's first African-American president...

Item #680272

November 05, 2008

(2) NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 5, 2008 and Jan. 21, 2009  A great pair of issues reporting both the election and inauguration of the first African-American president to occupy the White House.

The banner headline of the 5th is a simple: "OBAMA" beneath which is: "Racial Barrier Falls In Decisive Victory". The banner headline of the 21st announces: "OBAMA TAKES OATH, A... See More  

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680267

The Mets win the 1986 World Series...

Item #680267

October 28, 1986

NEW YORK POST, Oct. 28, 1986  



* New York Mets last championship

* World Series - MLB baseball




The front page is very displayable, entirely taken up with: "LOVE YA, METS ! " in celebration of the Mets having won the 1986 Major League Baseball World Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in the 7th game. 

Tabloid-size, present are the outer leaves only being pages 1-2, ... See More  

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680262

Civil War map shows a portion of the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers...

Item #680262

July 24, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, July 24, 1862



* CSS Arkansas - Confederate ironclad warship

* Mississippi & Yazoo Rivers

* Greenville Missouri MO




The front page creates a Civil War map headed: "THE REBEL RAM ARKANSAS. The Fight at the Mouth of the Yazoo and the Dash Down the Mississippi" with related column headlines. 

Other war-related column heads on the front page & inside as w... See More  

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680261

Assassination of Amwar Sadat, in the Washington Post...

Item #680261

October 07, 1981

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Oct. 7, 1981



* Anwar Sadat assassination



The front page has a banner headline: "Sadat Assassinated at Military Show; Deputy Vows to Continue His Policies" with related subheads. 

Great to have this notable event in this famous title from the nation's capital.

The complete issue with all 4 sections a discretely & archival repaire... See More  

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680256

Great Brazos River flood of 1899... Texas...

Item #680256

July 06, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 6, 1899



* Brazos River flood disaster

* Dewey & Sealey, Texas




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FLOOD AND FAMINE" 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 in paper. Rare as such.

Complet... See More  

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680255

Madison's state-of-the-union address to the nation...

Item #680255

December 13, 1815

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 13, 1815 



* President James Madison

* State of the Union Address




Over two columns of the front page are taken up with the: "Message" signed in type: James Madison. This is the President's annual state-of-the-union address.

Four pages, various foxing, a bit irregular at the blank spine margin, otherwise good.... See More  

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680254

1881 Mayer, Minnesota tornado disaster...

Item #680254

July 15, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, July 15, 1881



* Mayer, Minnesota

* Tornado disaster in the summer of 1881




Page 2 has one column headlines: "TERRIFIC STORM", "Portions of Minnesota Visited by a Tornado", "Loss of Life and Great Destruction of Property Reported", with supporting details. Other news and advertisements are also found throughout.

Complete in 8 pa... See More  

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680253

Nazis invade Western Europe in 1940...

Item #680253

May 14, 1940

HERALD EXPRESS, War Extra, Los Angeles, May 14, 1940



* World War II Germany

* Invading European Countries




The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "SEDAN FALLS AS NAZIS PUSH 10 MILES IN FRANCE" with: "Dutch Give Up; Rotterdam In Flames" with subheads. Nice for display.

First section only with pages 1-18, minor central fold wear, generally nice.... See More  

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680251

Two Famous Frederick Remington prints...

Item #680251

February 02, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 2, 1889 The full front page is an illustration by Remington of "Hunting the Prong Horn Antelope in California." Inside is a 1/4 pg. portrait of "Hon. W. D. Washburn, the Newly Elected United States Senator from Minnesota"; a half page of "Destruction of a Derelict by a United States Naval Cruiser." The doublepage centerfold is: &quo... See More  

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680250

Actor Edwin Booth... NYC fire department... Attack by Indians...

Item #680250

January 13, 1866

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 13, 1866



* Actor Edwin Booth

* NYC fire department

* Prints - illustrations




Full ftpg. is a nice illus. of: 'Edwin Forrest Booth' from a Brady photograph. The highly sought after great double page centerfold: 'Metropolitan Fire Department' is very displayable with many vignettes on the N.Y. fire dept. in action is present within this issu... See More  

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680246

Man walks on the moon...

Item #680246

July 21, 1969

HERALD EXAMINER, Los Angeles, July 21, 1969 



* Neil Armstrong

* Man walks on the Moon




The front page has an offbeat banner headline: "SPACE REUNION" with a large example of the famous blurry photo on the surface of the Moon. Also three small photos of the astronauts within the masthead. Much more on the following pages, Great for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 1... See More  

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680244

1917 Battle of Jugla... Riga...

Item #680244

September 03, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 3, 1917



* Battle of Jugla - Riga

* Germany vs. Russia

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a terrific banner headline in large lettering: "ABANDON RIGA" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. A small library label affects this headline. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... See More  

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680241

1899 Elihu Root... Secretary of War...

Item #680241

August 01, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 1, 1899



* Elihu Root - American lawyer & statesman

* Sworn in as Secretary of war under Roosevelt


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ROOT SWORN IN, ALGER RETIRES" 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  

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680238

Letters of a signer of the Declaration...

Item #680238

July 12, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 12, 1817 



* Thomas McKean

* signer of the Declaration of Independence




The first four pages are taken up with the: "Letters of Thomas McKean", a signer of the Declaration of Independence who recently died. Other items within include: "Defeat of Sir Peter Parker" "the Locust" "Domestic Manufactures" and m... See More  

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680216

1915 Avezzano earthquake... Central Italy...

Item #680216

January 15, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 15, 1915



* 1915 Avezzano earthquake

* Fucino disaster - Central Italy




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "ITALIAN DISASTER IS ONE OF GREATEST IN HISTORY" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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680211

Mexican bandits massacre Americans in 1916...

Item #680211

January 13, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 13, 1916



* Mexican Revolution

* Massacre of Americans

* Pancho Villa - Villistas




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MORE AMERICANS SAID SLAIN" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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 ... See More  

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680207

1899 Battle of Modder River...

Item #680207

November 29, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 29, 1899



* Battle of Modder River - South Africa

* Second Boer War

* Lord Methuen - British Army victory


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLOODIEST BATTLE OF THE CENTURY" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not ... See More  

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680206

1915 SS Ancona sinking...

Item #680206

November 10, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 10, 1915



* SS Ancona sinking

* German U-Boat U-38

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a banner headline: "AMERICANS MAY BE AMONG VICTIMS ON ANCONA" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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 pa... See More  

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680204

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #680204

September 25, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 25, 1873



* Wall Street - stock market failure

* Panic of 1873 near the beginning

* Best title to be had ?




The top of page 6 has one column headings: "THE CALM" "The Banks Bringing Order Out Of Chaos" "The Stock Exchange Speaks" "Reported Shipments of Gold from Europe" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Complete with 16 pages, ... See More  

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680203

League of Nations founded in 1920...

Item #680203

January 10, 1920

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 10, 1920. 



* League of Nations founded (day of)

* Paris Peace Conference


* Woodrow Wilson



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VERSAILLES PEACE WILL BE SIGNED IN PARIS TODAY" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 24 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.
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680202

1907 Great White Fleet voyage ends...

Item #680202

December 24, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 24, 1907



* Great White Fleet around the World journey

* United States Navy Battleships - Robley D. Evans




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BATTLESHIP FLEET AT PORT OF SPAIN" 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 ... See More  

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680201

1915 Diamond Candy Compnay fire disaster...

Item #680201

November 06, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 6, 1915



* Diamond Candy Company fire

* North Brooklyn, New York disaster




The front page has a banner headline in bold lettering: "THIRTY DIE IN FIRE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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 pape... See More  

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680200

1915 St. Johns School fire disaster...

Item #680200

October 28, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 28, 1915



* St. Johns School fire disaster

* Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "NINETEEN CHILDREN DIE IN SCHOOL HOLOCAUST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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680199

1899 Battle of Magersfontein...

Item #680199

December 13, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 13, 1899



* Battle of Magersfontein - South Africa

* Second Boer War - "Black Week"

* Lord Methuen - British Army defeat


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "METHUEN REPULSED WITH HEAVY LOSS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to... See More  

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680197

Leo Frank's death sentence is commuted by the governor... the angry mob...

Item #680197

June 21, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 21, 1915



* Leo Frank's death sentence commuted

* Mob starts to form




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MILITIA OF GEORGIA IS HELD FOR RIOT SERVICE" 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. Rar... See More  

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680173

War reports from this racist newspaper...

Item #680173

February 25, 1865

NEW YORK WEEKLY DAY-BOOK CAUCASIAN, Feb. 25, 1865  A decidedly racist newspaper which began well before the Civil War & lasted a few years after. As such their reporting on war events provide a contrasting perspective beyond most other Northern newspapers.

Some articles include: "Evacuation of Charleston" "Capture of Columbia" "Evacuation of Fort Anderson" &... See More  

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680165

1915 Sinking the RMS Lusitania warning ?...

Item #680165

May 04, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 4, 1915



* Pre-sinking of the RMS Lusitania warning ?

* German U-boats order - British ocean liner




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "SINK AMERICAN SHIPS, ALLEGED ORDER TO GERMAN SUBMARINES" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. The Lusitania would be attacked just 3 days later. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being... See More  

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680164

1899 Braznell mine explosion... Brownsville...

Item #680164

December 23, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec.. 23, 1899



* Braznell Mine Explosion - Stockdale Coal Co.

* Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MINERS ENTOMBED" 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 er... See More  

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680161

1912 airplanes race for the Gordon Bennett Trophy

Item #680161

September 09, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 9, 1912



* Gordon Bennett Trophy - airplanes

* French aviator Jules Vedrines victory

* Deperdussin Monocoque racing aircraft




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AVIATION TROPHY ALMOST CERTAIN TO BE WON BY THE FRENCH" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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680160

1912 Floyd Allen gang... Hillsville, Virginia...

Item #680160

March 16, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1912



* Floyd Allen clan - gang

* Hillsville VA Virginia

* Courthouse shootout




The top of the page 2 has a one column heading: "SIXTY MEN TAKE UP TRAIL OF OUTLAWS" 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  

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680159

Germany surrendering...

Item #680159

May 05, 1945

HERALD EXPRESS, War Extra, Los Angeles, May 5, 1945 



* Nazis surrendering

* V-E Day nears




The front page features a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "ALL EUROPE FIGHTING IS ENDED FOR YANKS" with many subheads and related photo showing several captured Germans. Nice for display. More on the following pages.

Complete with 20 pages, a little wear and archival mending alo... See More  

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680158

1899 Key West, Florida yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680158

September 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 19, 1899



* Key West, Florida

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "AN AWFUL EPIDEMIC" 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 in paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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680156

1899 USS Maine victims final burial...

Item #680156

December 28, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 28, 1899



* re. USS Maine United States Navy battleship disaster

* Final burial of the victims at Arlington Cemetery - Virginia


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HONOR THE DEAD" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are n... See More  

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680155

1899 death of Dwight L. Moody...

Item #680155

December 22, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 22, 1899



* Dwight L. Moody death

* American evangelist

* Moody Memorial Church

* Henry Ware Lawton funeral


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DWIGHT MOODY DEAD" 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 frag... See More  

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680154

1899 Henry Ware Lawton killed...

Item #680154

December 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 19, 1899



* U.S. General Henry Ware Lawton killed

* Battle of Paye - Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "GEN. LAWTON KILLED SHOT IN THE BREAST" 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  

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680153

1899 Battle of Colenso, South Africa...

Item #680153

December 16, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 16, 1899



* Battle of Colenso - South Africa

* Second Boer War - "Black Week"

* Redvers Buller - British Army defeat


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ENGLAND PANIC STRICKEN OVER BULLER'S DEFEAT" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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680151

1899 Reading, Pennsylvania Hosiery Mill fire disaster...

Item #680151

December 07, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 7, 1899



* Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

* Nolde and Horst Hosiery Mill fire disaster


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FACTORY HOLOCAUST" 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  

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680149

1899 Wisconsin Badgers football victory...

Item #680149

November 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 30, 1899



* 1899 Wisconsin Badgers college football

* Victory over the Michigan Wolverines


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CHAMPIONSHIP GAME" 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  

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680147

Battle of Belmont (1899)...

Item #680147

November 24, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1899



* Battle of Belmont - Orange free State

* Lord Paul Methuen - British Army

* Second Boer War - South Africa


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "ENGLISH VICTORIOUS A BOER ARMY ROUTED" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find is... See More  

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680133

Just the 32nd issue published...

Item #680133

March 05, 1665

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, March 5, 1665 (1666 by today's calendar)  



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



A very early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper. This is just the 32nd issue published.

The front page has a report concerning the ceremonies for the coronation of the King of Belgium, plus some treaty di... See More  

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680131

A report concerning the Great Plague...

Item #680131

May 21, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 21, 1666  This is an extremely early issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun just the year prior.

At the time of this printing the Great Plague was still ravaging Europe, particularly England. The front page has a related report from Paris noting: "Orders are sent...for the burning of all the hides, ... See More  

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680130

Reference to the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #680130

April 16, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, April 16, 1666 



* Among earliest of newspapers to be had

* Report on the great plague (rare)




Not only is this the oldest continually published English language newspaper in the world, having just begun the year prior in 1665, but it is an extremely early issue, being issue #44.

The front page has a report from Whitehall in London (location of the Royal cou... See More  

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680125

1915 Clifton-Morenci Strike in Arizona...

Item #680125

October 23, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 23, 1915



* 5 mile Suffrage parade - suffragettes

* Fifth Avenue - New York City




The front page has a three column heading: "Huge Suffrage Parade By Women In New York" with related pictorial. (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 er... See More  

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680123

1915 Edith Cavell firing sqaud execution....

Item #680123

October 22, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 22, 1915



* Edith Cavell - firing squad execution

* World War I British nurse




The front page has four column heading: "FACES FIRING SQUAD LIKE HEROINE" 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. Rare as such.

... See More  

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680121

1915 Clifton-Morenci Strike in Arizona...

Item #680121

October 05, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 5, 1915



* The Clifton-Morenci Strike

* Labor difficulty in Arizona

* Copper miners - mining - mines




The front page has a banner headline: "Thousands of Arizona Strikers March on Clifton" 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 f... See More  

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680117

1915 Second Battle of Champagne, France

Item #680117

September 28, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 28, 1915



* Second Battle of Champagne

* World War I - WWI France




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "5,000,000,000 MEN IN BIG BATTLE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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 ... See More  

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680113

1909 Great White Fleet voyage arrives....

Item #680113

April 15, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 15, 1908



* Great White Fleet around the World journey arrives

* United States Navy Battleships - Charles Stillman Sperry




The front page has a banner headline: "GREATEST NAVAL LAND DISPLAY IS WITNESSED BY IMMENSE CROWD" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issu... See More  

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680111

1899 James J. Jeffries heavyweight boxing...

Item #680111

November 04, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1899



* James J. Jeffries vs. Tom Sharkey

* Heavyweight boxing championship

* 1st ever on film - motion pictures


 

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "A TERRIFIC BATTLE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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680109

Alfred Dreyfus affair verdict...

Item #680109

September 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 14, 19 & 31; Sept. 7, 8 & 9, 1899



* Dreyfus Affair trial & verdict

* Political scandal in France

* Miscarriage of justice

* Lot of 7 issues




Each issue has front page reporting on the Dreyfus Affair trial and verdict. See images for the headings.

Each issue is complete with 8 pages, a few small library stamps within the masthead, a few... See More  

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$56.00
680108

1899 John Alexander Logan Jr. killed...

Item #680108

November 14, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 14, 1899



* Major John Alexander Logan Jr. killed

* Battle of San Jacinto - Philippine-American War


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MAJOR LOGAN KILLED NEAR SAN JACINTO" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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$39.00
680107

An early set of 4 issues (1600's through early 1800's)...

Item #680107
(4) A set of four early newspapers (1600's - early 1800's)...



A set of four early newspapers, one each from the 1600's, early 1700's, late 1700's, and early 1800's - sent each month for as long as you would like (see note below). The issues are guaranteed to be worth $100 or more, but could be valued at as much as $150/set. The 1600's and early 1700's issues will... See More  

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$50.00
680106

1899 Darien, Georgia Negro insurrection...

Item #680106

August 26, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 26, 1899



* Darien, McIntosh County, Georgia

* Negro insurrection - race riot - war


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BLACKS IN REVOLT A FIGHT EXPECTED" 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 ... See More  

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680105

1899 Battle of Talana Hill...

Item #680105

October 20, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 20, 1899



* Battle of Talana Hill - Glencoe

* Second Boer War - South Africa


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "A BIG BRITISH VICTORY OVER BOERS AT GLENCOE" 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 fr... See More  

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680104

1899 Julia Dent Grant wedding...

Item #680104

September 25, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 25, 1899



* Julia Dent Cantacuzene Spiransky-Grant

* Newport RI Rhode Island wedding - weds


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BRILLIANT WEDDING OF MISS JULIA GRANT" 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  

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680103

1905 SS Hilda sinking disaster...

Item #680103

November 20, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 20, 1905



* SS Hilda steamship sinking



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "123 LIVES LOST IN A CHANNEL SHIPWRECK" 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.

Complete with 6 pages, small l... See More  

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680102

1899 Battle of Ladysmith, Natal...

Item #680102

November 01, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 1, 1899



* Battle of Ladysmith

* Second Boer War

* Colony of Natal


 


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HOW THE BOERS WON THE LADYSMITH FIGHT" 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 in ... See More  

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680101

1899 Carrabelle, Florida hurricane disaster.....

Item #680101

August 03, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 3, 1899



* Carrabelle, Florida

* Hurricane disaster


 


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "TOWNS DESTROYED" 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 in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, a few sm... See More  

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680096

Ships from Virginia laden with tobacco...

Item #680096

February 03, 1667

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 3, 1667 (1668 by today's calendar)  



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



A front page report from Falmouth notes: "Several ships which came lately from Scilly, intending for France, are put in here, with one vessel from Virginia laden with Tobacco." Complete as a single sheet issue, 7 by 11 1/4 inches, nice condit... See More  

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680086

1899 San Ciriaco hurricane...

Item #680086

August 10, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 10, 1899



* 1899 San Ciriaco hurricane

* Guayama, Puerto Rico




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HUNDREDS PERISH IN THE WEST INDIES" 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 in paper.

Complet... See More  

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680085

1899 Stratford, Connecticut trolley disaster...

Item #680085

August 07, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 7, 1899



* Peck's Mill Pond trolley disaster

* Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWENTY-NINE KILLED, TWELVE BADLY INJURED" 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 fragi... See More  

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680072

Treaty of Velasco which ended the Texas War with Mexico...

Item #680072

August 20, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1836



* Treaty of Velasco

* General Santa Anna

* Texas Revolution ending




Inside has "Latest From Texas and Mexico" which includes a significant letter signed in type by: Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana in which he agrees to the treaty between Texas and Mexico, known as the Treaty of Velasco.

This is followed by the "Articles of the ... See More  

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680067

Texans are victorious at San Jacinto...

Item #680067

June 04, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 4, 1836 



* Battle of San Jacinto victory

* Capture of Santa Anna

* Texas Revolutuion

* War of Independence




An inside pg. has "Capture Of Santa Ana" which includes three letters from him with one that begins: "Having yesterday had an unfortunate encounter, I have resolved to remain a prisoner of war in the hands of the enemy..... See More  

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680061

1899 Siege of Kimberley begins...

Item #680061

October 14, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 14, 1899



* Siege of Kimberley begins

* Cape Colony - South Africa

* Second Boer War




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MORE TRAINS BLOWN UP BOER ATTACKS REPULSED" 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 f... See More  

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680060

1899 Second Boer War begins...

Item #680060

October 11, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 11, 1899



* Second Boer War begins

* South African Republic




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA BEGINS IN EARNEST" 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 in paper.

Complet... See More  

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680059

1899 Carterville mine riot.. Negro strikebreakers...

Item #680059

September 18, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 18, 189



* Carterville Mine Riot

* Illinois coal wars

* Negro strikebreakers

* Race riot - war




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MURDEROUS RIOTERS" 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... See More  

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680058

1899 New Orleans yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680058

August 30, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 30, 1899



* Yuma AZ fire disaster

* Arizona Territory




The front page has a two column heading: "YUMA IN FLAMES" with subhead and 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 fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 4 pages, a few sma... See More  

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680054

Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #680054

July 07, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789 



* President George Washington

* Dictator of American for Life ?




Page 4 has an: "Extract of a Letter From New York" which begins: "His Excellency General Washington, our new congressional President, and perhaps I might add Dictator of America for life, gave a very sumptuous entertainment on Thursday the 4th inst. on account of ... See More  

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680041

Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold... In a Carlisle newspaper...

Item #680041

July 09, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic gold medal

* Pentathlon - Stockholm Summer Olympic

* Best publication to be had (very rare)




Although legendary athlete Jim Thorpe was born & grew up in Oklahoma, he has very close ties with the city of Carlisle. It was in 1904 when Thorpe attended the Carlisle Indian Industrial School that his incredi... See More  

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680040

Death and obituary of Shirley Chisholm...

Item #680040

January 04, 2005

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, January 4, 2005  



* Death of Shirley Chisholm

* 1st African American Woman elected to the United States Congress




Page 10 of Section B has a half-page report on the death and obituary of "Shirley Chisholm, 80: Ran for President, Served 13 Years in Congress." She was the first African-American to be elected to the United States Congress; and in 1972 the ... See More  

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680039

Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson...

Item #680039

January 21, 1965

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1965 



* Lyndon B. Johnson inauguration



The best title to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The front page has a nice two line banner headline: "Johnson Takes Oath & Vows Drive For Great Society, World Without Hate" and a color photo of Chief Justice Earl Warren ad
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680031

Patriotic & decorative masthead...

Item #680031

March 03, 1866

FLAG OF OUR UNION, Boston, March 3, 1866  This was a popular weekly which in the early 1850's claimed to have the largest circulation of any newspaper in the United States. It was begun by the famed publishers Gleason & Ballou, who lent their names to titles which were much like the later Harper's Weekly. Mostly literary content with a very ornate, displayable masthead.

Sixteen p... See More  

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680029

Uncle Sam & General Beauregard... Early Cincinnati...

Item #680029

May 26, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, May 26, 1875  The entire front page is a comic print captioned: "The Big Man and the Very Little Frenchy Boy" being Uncle Sam and General Beauregard.

Inside has a full page on "Cincinnati In 1802" including several prints. Also a page with 5 prints of: "Incidents of the Fires in Western Pennsylvania".

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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680026

Decorative back page with 34 illustrated ship ads...

Item #680026

November 10, 1794

DUNLAP & CLAYPOOLE'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Nov. 10, 1794 



* 18th century shipping advertisements



The back page is decorated by 35 illustrated ship ads, with details.

Inside pages have various news reports of the day and more ads.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very nice condition.

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680025

Trial of Lincoln's conspirators... Jeff Davis...

Item #680025

May 27, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, May 27, 1865



* Abraham Lincoln Murder - Trial of the conspirators

* Jefferson Davis indictment for treaso




The first column on the front page has nice heads: "THE TRIAL" "More Testimony About Mrs. Surratt's Eyesight & Christian Character" "Evidence In Behalf of O'Laughlin" "Authenticity of Alston's Letter to Jeff. Davis"... See More  

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680024

James Dean... one of the best to be had on the iconic teen actor...

Item #680024

September 29, 1955

MOTION PICTURE DAILY, Sept. 29, 1955 



* James Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause" advertisement

* Perhaps the best to be had on the iconic teen actor




James Dean remains a cultural icon of the troubled & struggling teen from the 1950's, and his aura only increased when he died young in a car crash on September 30, 1955, the day after this issue was published. Although h... See More  

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680021

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #680021

April 28, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 28, 1888



* Very rare Southwest publication



Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealth of ... See More  

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680018

The Centennial Exposition... Baseball...

Item #680018

May 20, 1876

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 20, 1876  Featured are several prints of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition, the ftpg. showing the "Great Corliss Engine" & an expansive doublepage centerfold of the: "Scene on the Grand Plaza...". More as well.

The back page has a nice print of a baseball player in uniform, in a "Base Ball Goods" adverti... See More  

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680012

Fantastic broadside on the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Item #680012

April 12, 1945

THE SCIO TRIBUNE--EXTRA !, Linn County, Oregon, April 12, 1945 



* Very unusual broadside extra

* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death

* Great for display



The photos tells it all. We have never seen a newspaper with such a dramatic presentation on the front page. The publisher wanted to use larger letters than the width of his newspaper would allow so he set all the type below the masthead ... See More  

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680008

1969 review of the Rolling Stones days after their Madison Square Garden performances...

Item #680008

December 04, 1969

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York City, December 4, 1969



* Lengthy review of The Rolling Stones

* Post Madison Square Garden concert - 1969 U.S. Tour




Advertised on the front page (which includes a photo of Mick Jagger), but starting on page 42, is a lengthy, multi-page review of Mick Jagger and The Rolling Stones. Multiple photos of the band are included. Nice to have this revi... See More  

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680005

Period mention of the great London Fire...

Item #680005

January 28, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, January 28, 1666 (1667 by today's calendar). 



* The Great London Fire period coverage

* Among the earliest newspapers to be had




It is very rare to find any period mention of the great London Fire of 1666 in newspapers of the day, certainly one reason being the death of publications in print at that time--very few beyond the London Gazette.

The back pag... See More  

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680004

1916 Zeebrugge Raid... World War I...

Item #680004

April 25, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1916



* Port of Zeebrugge Raid - Belgium

* Royal Navy attempted blockade

* World War I - WWI - German Navy




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "RAIN SHELLS ON ZEEBRUGGE" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues ... See More  

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680002

1916 German zeppelins air raid on England....

Item #680002

April 01, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 1, 1916



* German zeppelins - airships

* Aerial raid on London - England

* World War I - WWI bombing




The front page has a nice banner headline: "TWENTY-EIGHT ARE KILLED IN RAID BY ZEPPELINS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ar... See More  

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679999

Defending the criticisms of Jews...

Item #679999
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1731



* A rare 1st edition

* Supporting criticism of the Jews

* Early report from Boston




This is just the third issue of this extremely successful magazine. Several editions of the first several issues were printed in the early 1730's, and are typically identified as such (2nd edition, 3rd edition, etc.) at the bottom of the title page. This ... See More  

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679997

1913 photo of boxer Packey McFarland...

Item #679997

December 11, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 11, 1913



* Patrick "Packey" McFarland photo

* Lightweight & welterweight boxing

* "Best fighter never to become champion"




The top of page 14 has a two column photo of Packey McFarland 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 tot... See More  

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679996

1916 SS La Provence sinking disaster...

Item #679996

February 29, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 29, 1916



* SS La Provence II - armed merchant cruiser

* German U-boat U-35 torpedo sinking disaster




The front page has a nice banner headline: "1000 ARE SAID DROWNED" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fro... See More  

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679995

1945 FDR death...

Item #679995

April 13, 1945

THE HONOLULU ADVERTISER, Hawaii, Extra, April 13, 1945 



* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR

* Warm Springs, Georgia

* World War II - WWII




A nice issue on the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt with a nice banner headline: "ROOSEVELT DEAD" with photo. (see) Nice for display. Nice to have from the origin of U.S. involvement in the war.

Complete as a 10 page extra, a little crea... See More  

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679994

Trial of the Andersonville prison warden...

Item #679994

October 03, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Oct. 3, 1865 



* Andersonville prison trial

* Henry Wirz




The front page has: "Andersonville" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday--Gen. Bragg Relieve from Duty as a Member of the Commission--Obstreperous Conduct of Counsel Baker". Inside has: "Alabama on the Negro".

Eight pages, uncut and untrimmed, a little light foxing, generally very nice.... See More  

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679992

1931 St. Louis Cardinals World Series...

Item #679992

October 05, 1931

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Extra, Massachusetts, October 5, 1931



* Philadelphia Athletics vs. St. Louis Cardinals

* World Series of baseball (game 3)




The front page has a nice banner headline proclaiming: "Cardinals Victors in Third Game" with subheads, box scores and inning by inning description. Nice to have all related coverage on the front page and great for display.

Other news, spo... See More  

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679991

Jack Nicklaus wins his 17th major in 1980.....

Item #679991

August 11, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 11, 1980



* Jack Nicklaus "The Golden Bear" 

* 1980 PGA Championship - golf

* Oak Hill Country Club - Rochester

* His 17th of 18 major wins




The top of the front page of the sport's section has a banner headline: "Play It Again, Jack! He Wins Fifth PGA Championship" with 2 photos. (see) First report coverage continues on page 5 with anot... See More  

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679988

1916 Relations w/ Germany crumbling...

Item #679988

January 31, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 31, 1916



* Relations w/ Germany deteriorating

* Pre-United States involvement in WWI




The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICANS GIVEN WARNING TO LEAVE GERMANY" 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... See More  

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679987

"NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK" - WAR EXTRA! 9 A.M. Final...

Item #679987

June 12, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, June 12, 1940  (9 A.M. Final Edition)



* Great WWII reporting!

* War Extra




The top of the front page has: "WAR EXTRA", followed by the dramatic 2-line, full-banner headline: "NAZIS DESTROYED IN FRENCH ATTACK". Additional headlines include: "BRITISH SMASH ITALY BASIS" and "Rain Aids Defense of Paris; Fascist Bombs Hit Geneva.&... See More  

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679985

1916 Great Northern Railway avalanche...

Item #679985

February 07, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 7, 1916



* Sinking of the Lusitania case

* Compromise with Germany ?

* World War I tensions




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BERLIN OFFERS CONCESSION" with subhead: "LUSITANIA CASE NOW NEARING FINISH" (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... See More  

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679984

Witnessing the birth of Bob Dylan's extraordinary career...

Item #679984

April 20, 1961

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, April 20, 1961 



* Bob Dylan - Robert Allen Zimmerman

* Very 1st public performance advertisement

* Gerde's Folk City music venue in Greenwich Village




An exceedingly significant newspaper which offers witness to the birth of the music career of the legendary Bob Dylan. And perhaps no better title exists for this content. Indeed, this notice may only hav... See More  

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679983

1916 Great Northern Railway avalanche...

Item #679983

January 22, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, Panama-California International Exposition Dedication Number, San Diego, March 18, 1916



* Panama-California Exposition - canal

* In a San Diego publication (very rare)




The front page has a very decorative, color illustration with the inside pages having much ado with the exposition with many photos. Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from t... See More  

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679982

Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted...

Item #679982

August 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 10, 1931



* Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted



The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "DIAMOND RULE ENDED, DECLARES BENNETT" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 34 pages, rag edition in nice condition.

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679973

1914 Butte, Montana labor riots...

Item #679973

June 13, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 13, 1914



* Butte, Montana labor riots

* Clashes between copper miners

* Western Federation of Miners

* Industrial Workers of the World




The front page has banner headline: "Mob Defies Municipal Authorities in Montana" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issu... See More  

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679972

1914 Eruption of Mount Etna... Sicily, Italy...

Item #679972

May 09, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 9, 1914



* Mount Etna eruption disaster

* Catania, Sicily, Italy earthquake




The front page has banner headline: "SCORES MEET DEATH IN QUAKE AND VOLCANIC ERUPTION" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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... See More  

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679970

Woodrow Wilson's 1915 state of the union address...

Item #679970

December 07, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 7, 1915



* President Thomas Woodrow Wilson

* State of the Union Address - WWI neutrality




The front page has a banner headline: "PRESIDENT, IN VITRIOLIC WORDS, DENOUNCES CITIZENS WHO VIOLATE NATION'S NEUTRALITY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard... See More  

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679969

Pancho Villa's raid of Columbus, New Mexico in 1916...

Item #679969

December 01, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 1, 1915



* Pancho Villa to cross the Mexican border ?

* Pre-Columbus NM New Mexico raid & massacre




The front page has a banner headline: "VILLA THREATENING RAIDS ON AMERICAN TOWNS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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679967

Winston Churchill address to U.S. Congress...

Item #679967

December 23, 1941

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, December 23, 1941



* Prime Minister Winston Churchill

* Arrives in Washington D.C.

* Visits the White House w/ FDR

* Post attack on Pearl Harbor - WWII



The front page has a nice headline: "CHURCHILL IN U. S.!" with subheads and photo.(see) First report coverage continues inside with another photo.

Complete with 28 pages, a few small tape mends at the mar... See More  

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679966

Italian Hall disaster... Calumet, Michigan...

Item #679966

December 26, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 26, 1913



* Italian Hall disaster

* Calumet, Michigan

* Shouting "fire" falsely

* Christmas party




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DISASTER IN CALUMET MAY END STRIKE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not total... See More  

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679961

Sweetwater Dam failure... San Diego County...

Item #679961

January 28, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 28, 1916



* Sweetwater Dam failure - broken

* Great Southern California flood of 1916

* Best title to be had ? - rare as such




The front page has a terrific banner headline in large lettering: "SWEETWATER DAM IS BROKEN BY FLOODS" and more with subhead. (see) Great for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pu... See More  

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679954

Advertising Albany land for sale...

Item #679954

July 10, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE England,  July 10, 1770  Inside has an interesting advertisement headed: "American Lands" promoting the sale of: "...thirty-five thousand acres of choice land in the  county of Albany and province of New York...situated in a populous and flourishing part of the county..." with a bit more detail.

Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice... See More  

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679950

Cherokee movements in the Carolinas...

Item #679950

January 19, 1762

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 19, 1762  Over one-third of the front page is headed: "America" with various reports from Charleston concerning the movement of the Cherokee Indians since peace had been proclaimed.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, tiny hole in the front leaf affects one word in the noted article, nice condition.

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679947

Success in converting & educating the Cherokee Indians...

Item #679947

June 11, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 11, 1767 



* Early Native Americans

* Cherokees - Indians




Inside has reports from Boston and Charleston headed: "America" with reports datelined Boston and Charleston, the latter noting: "Mr. Hammerer, who came over from England with intent to civilize and convert the Cherokee Indians, has met with more success than some persons seemed... See More  

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679946

A new town near Hispaniola...

Item #679946

June 06, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 6, 1767  Inside has most of a column headed: "America" with datelines from Philadelphia, New York & Kingston, Jamaica. 

One report notes that: "...Gov. Seymour...had already planned a town which was to be built on the Grand Key, and to be called by the name of Shelburne. As these islands lie so contiguous to Hispaniola...is imagined... See More  

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679939

Very early tennis report...

Item #679939

April 14, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 14, 1767 



* Very early tennis



The front page has: "A Further Account of the Patagonian Indians". Inside has a rare & very early tennis report: "Yesterday the great match at Tennis between Tomkyns and Maccon was determined in favour of the latter; many of the nobility were present, and considerable bets depending." Also a repo... See More  

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679929

News from Maryland & South Carolina...

Item #679929

February 12, 1767

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 12, 1767  Page 6 has most of the first column taken up with reports from the South Carolina Gazette, plus another column has letter from Maryland with some news.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, nice condition.

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679921

1916 Battle of Verdun, France begins....

Item #679921

February 22, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 22, 1916



* Battle of Verdun, France beginning

* World War I - WWI

* German vs. French armies




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "GERMANS MAKE BIG GAINS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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679919

1915 Execution of Joe Hill (activist)...

Item #679919

December 23, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 23, 1915



* Federal Baseball League dissolves



Page 11 has a two column heading: "ORGANIZED BALL AGAIN TRIUMPHS". (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. Rare as such.

Complete with 12 pages, small library stamp within th... See More  

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679914

Dedication of Notre Dame Stadium in 1930...

Item #679914

October 11, 1930

THE WORLD, New York City, October 11, 1930



* Notre Dame Stadium opening (day of)

* Formal dedication (day of) - Fighting Irish

* NCAA College football  - "Touchdown Jesus" fame




The front page of the sport's section has a banner headline concerning the upcoming college football games of the day with subheads that include: "ROCKNE IS FETED AS STADIUM OPENS" "... See More  

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679913

Includes the plate of the Newbury Bridge...

Item #679913
THE MASSACHUSETTS MAGAZINE, Boston, May, 1793 



* Original Chain Bridge (Massachusetts)

* Newburyport - Merrimack River




Eighteenth century American magazines are increasingly scarce in today's market. This title was published  by the famed Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer from the Revolutionary War & founder of the American Antiquarian Society.

One of the best aspects of... See More  

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679892

First inauguration of George Washington...

Item #679892

July 16, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 16, 1789 



* President George Washington

* First inauguration (historic)




Certainly one of the more desirable events to have in a period newspaper is the first inauguration of George Washington. American issues with such content are virtually unobtainable today, and reports in any newspapers worldwide are extremely uncommon.

Here is a nice report of t... See More  

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679889

A set of five newspapers frm the early years of World War I...

Item #679889

January 01, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California  A lot of five issues dated Feb. 21, Jan. 25, Jan. 11, Dec. 29 of 1916 & Dec. 29, Dec. 21 of 1915



* World War I - WWI

* Nice headlines for display




Each has a nice front page banner headline from the early years of World War I (prior to U.S. involvement) with related front page coverage.

The photos show the entire front page of each issue. Eac... See More  

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679880

Notable cartoon on the plight of Jewish refugees...

Item #679880

July 03, 1938

NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1938 



* Jewish refugees political cartoon

* Escaping Adolph Hitler & Nazi Germany




The top of an inside page (E-3) has a very notable political cartoon concerning the plight of Jewish refugees trying to flee Nazi Germany, notable enough that it is a feature display in the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

This cartoon was created in anticipation... See More  

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679875

Hunt's American Enterprise Expedition, or the Astor Expedition...

Item #679875

June 26, 1813

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 26, 1813 



* Wilson Price Hunt - Astor expedition



Pages 1, 2 & a bit of page 3 are taken up with a fascinating article headed "American Enterprize" which is a detailed report on a journey from the Pacific Ocean to Missouri.

This notable event is commonly referred to as the Astor Expedition. An associate of John-Jacob Astor, Wilson Price... See More  

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679868

The Pfanschmidt ax murders of 1912...

Item #679868

September 30, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 30, 1912



* The Pfanschmidt family ax murders

* Payson (Quincy), Adams County, Illinois




The front page has a one column heading: "SAY SENSATIONS ARE COMING IN MURDER CASE" 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... See More  

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679867

Emancipation Remembered...

Item #679867

January 04, 1902

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Jan. 4, 1902 (reduced price - see below re: condition)  Frontpage photo "A Memory of Emancipation Day"; Ice Hockey and Its Players; a colored print "Jan Kubelik - The Bohemian Violinist Now Touring The United States"; a page of photos of Marconi's Latest Experiments in Wireless Telegraphy; a page of photos Winners at the First annual Sow ... See More  

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679865

1912 Maria Tarnowska in Russian prison...

Item #679865

September 24, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 24, 1912



* Countess Maria Tarnowska

* Russian Woman convict

* Solitary confinement w/ photo




The top of the front page has a two column photo with heading: "Woman Whose Beauty Was Once Talk Of Europe Now Dying In Russian Prison" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to ... See More  

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679864

1922 William Desmond Taylor murder....

Item #679864

February 04, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 4, 1922



* William Desmond Taylor shot dead



The front page has a one column heading: "POLICE SEEK BUTLER IN TAYLOR MURDER" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the murder of famed actor and director William Desmond Taylor which is still unsolved till this day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete ... See More  

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679863

1912 Battle of Coyotepe Hill...

Item #679863

October 05, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 5, 1912



* Battle of Coyotepe Hill - Masaya

* United States occupation of Nicaragua




The front page has a a nice banner headline: "AMERICAN MARINES KILLED ON BATTLEFIELD" 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 in p... See More  

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679861

1912 "The Great Race"...

Item #679861

October 28, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 28, 1912



* "The Great Race" automobile race

* San Diego to Phoenix - Arizona

* Best publication to have in ? (rare)




The front page has a nice banner headline: "STEVENS-DURYEA IS 35 MILES FROM PHOENIX AT 2:20" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find iss... See More  

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679859

1912 USS New York launching...

Item #679859

October 30, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 30, 1912



* USS New York (BB-34) launching

* United States Navy battleship




The top of the front page has a three column photo with heading: "HUGE SUPER-DREADNAUGHT NEW YORK IS LAUNCHED" 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... See More  

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679849

Advertising Albany land for sale...

Item #679849

July 03, 1770

THE LONDON CHRONICLE England, dated July 3, 1770



* Albany County, New York

* Land for sale advertisement




Inside has an interesting advertisement headed: "American Lands" promoting the sale of: "...thirty-five thousand acres of choice land in the  county of Albany and province of New York...situated in a populous and flourishing part of the county..." with a bit more... See More  

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679847

Attempts to create the colony of Vandalia in America...

Item #679847

July 02, 1772

THE LONDON CHONICLE, England, July 2, 1772  



* Vandalia (colony) creation

* Kentucky - West Virginia




The back page has a brief item which recalls an interesting moment in American history: the proposed creation of the colony of Vandalia.

The report notes: "A Privy Council was held yesterday...when the petition of the Honourable Thomas Wallpole, Samuel Wharton...and others for a g... See More  

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679845

1912 Rawlins, Wyoming Negro lynching...

Item #679845

October 02, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 2, 1912



* Negro Frank Wigfall lynching

* Wyoming State Penitentiary

* Rawlins, Carbon County




The front page has a one column heading: "'NEGRO LOCKED IN STATE PRISON LYNCHED BY CONVICTS" 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 fragi... See More  

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679842

Harry Horowitz "Gyp the Blood" captured in 1912...

Item #679842

September 20, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 20, 1912



* Harry Horowitz "Gyp the Blood" captured 

* Lenox Avenue Gang in New York City leader




The front page has a four column photo with heading: "'GYP THE BLOOD,' 'LEFTY LOUIE' AND MEN WHO MADE CAPTURES" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find... See More  

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679841

1912 USS F-1 submarine diving record made...

Item #679841

September 17, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 17, 1912



* USS F-1 diving record made

* United States Navy submarine




The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Newest Submarine, F-1, Holds Diving Record" 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 pa... See More  

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679840

1912 Count Nogi Maresuke suicide (seppuku)...

Item #679840

December 14, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 14, 1912



* Count Nogi Maresuke suicide (seppuku)

* Imperial Japanese Army general




The front page has a one column heading: "FAMOUS JAPANESE GENERAL AND HIS WIFE SUICIDE" 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 fragile from this era i... See More  

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679839

1907 Standard Oil case.... John D. Rockefeller...

Item #679839

September 20, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 20, 1907



* The Standard Oil of New Jersey

* John D. Rockefeller case




The front page has a nice banner headline: "IMMENSE HOLDINGS IN STANDARD OIL" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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 p... See More  

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679828

Special "English Extra" on the Heenan Sayers fight...

Item #679828

April 28, 1860

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES--ENGLISH EXTRA, London & New York, April 28, 1860 



* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* First World boxing championship match




A quite rare edition put out specifically for the famous boxing match between Heenan and Sayers, the American champion versus the British champion, in what was billed the first "world title" boxing match, which lasted 2... See More  

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679813

Angry Boston freeholders... Destroy Fort Pitt...

Item #679813

December 19, 1772

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, Dec. 19, 1772  The second page has the follow-up petition from the Freeholders of Boston expressing once again their concern about the salaries of the judges of the Superior Court, as well as a request for a special meeting of the General Assembly to discuss this important and alarming matter.

A reply from the Governor says their reasons are insufficient and they have n... See More  

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679811

1914 Hillcrest mine disaster... Worst in Canadian history...

Item #679811

June 19, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 19, 1914



* Hillcrest coal mine disaster

* Alberta, Crowsnest Pass, Canada

* Worst of such in Canadian history




The front page has banner headline in huge, bold, red lettering: "400 MINERS ENTOMBED" with subheads. (see) Terrific for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find iss... See More  

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679809

1914 Bai Lang Rebellion... "White Wolf"...

Item #679809

June 06, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 6, 1914



* Sanborn, O'Brien County, Iowa

* Tornado - storm disaster




The front page has banner headline: "DEATH AND DESTRUCTION IN PATH OF CYCLONE" 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 in paper.

Complete wit... See More  

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679807

1914 Bai Lang Rebellion... "White Wolf"...

Item #679807

June 04, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 4, 1914



* Chinese "Bandit" Bai Lang Rebellion

* "White Wolf" vs. Yuan Shikai government




The front page has banner headline in red lettering: "CHINESE BRIGANDS DESTROY TOWNS WITH FIRE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not ... See More  

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679803

1908 Portland, Maine city hall fire disaster...

Item #679803

January 24, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 24, 1908



* Portland ME Maine

* City hall fire disaster




The front page has a banner heading: "FIRE AND STORM RULE IN THE EAST" with subheads that include: "A Million the Loss At Portland, ME." and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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679802

1908 Goldfield, Nevada labor troubles ending...

Item #679802

January 04, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 4, 1908



* Goldfield NV Nevada

* Labor troubles of 1907 ending

* Gold miners - owners




The front page has a two column heading: "GOLDFIELD STRIKE SEEMS BROKEN" 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.

C... See More  

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679769

Follow-up reports on the Chicago Fire...

Item #679769

October 26, 1871

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 26 1871



* The Great Chicago Fire of 1871



The front page has several reports on the Chicago Fire of 2 weeks previous, with various subheads as shown in the photos.

Four pages, rejoined at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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679762

How rhe Younger and James brothers could rob banks...

Item #679762

July 05, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 5, 1901  Page 7 has over a full column taken up with: "TACTICS OF BANDITS" "A Raid That Was All Carefully Planned In Advance" "How Men Like three Younger and the James Brothers Could Ride Into a Town in Broad Daylight, Rob a Bank and Get Away". A fascinating article.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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679758

Early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #679758

June 14, 1879

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, June 14, 1879



* Rare publication

* Women's suffrage




Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded in 1870, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore. Published: "...to the interests of Woman, to her educational, industrial, legal & political Equality, & especially to her right of Suffrage"... See More  

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679754

Rare pair with the parody issue for Al Neuharth's birthday...

Item #679754

March 22, 1983

USA TODAY, March 22, 1983  A fascinating--and quite rare--pair of issues of this date, the first being the "regular" edition sold nationwide, and the other being a parody edition in honor of the newspaper's founder, Al Neuharth.

The later edition is the same as the regular save for the front page. Every item on the front page is a spoof relating to Neuharth. A very limited-run ... See More  

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679748

Wreck of the RMS Titanic is found...

Item #679748

September 06, 1985

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 6, 1985



* RMS Titanic ocean liner found in Atlantic

* Robert Ballard - French-American expedition




The top of page 16 has a five column heading: "Titanic in Pieces on Ocean Floor With Stern Missing, Departing Team Says" (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, great condition.

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679747

1947 Princess Elizabeth engagement...

Item #679747

July 10, 1947

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 10, 1947



* Princess Elizabeth engagement

* Future Queen Elizabeth II of England




The front page has a two column photo with heading: "Princess to Wed" Also a one column heading: "Elizabeth Engaged to Ex-Prince" with subhead and smaller photo of Philip Mountbatten. (see)

The top of page 7 has a report regarding UFO's.

Complete with 30 pag... See More  

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679743

Much on Lewis & Clark & their exploration to the Pacific...

Item #679743

August 26, 1807

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Aug. 26, 1807 



* Lewis and Clark expedition - Pacific



The back page has a very lengthy: "Proposals...For Publishing LEWIS and CLARK'S Tour to the Pacific Ocean, through the Interior of the Continent of North America..." noting the details that will be in "Volume First" as well as "Volume Second". And this is fol... See More  

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679741

Skeleton from the Black Assize of Oxford 1577...

Item #679741

March 23, 1767

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL [Gloucester], England, March 23, 1767  Page 3 has an interesting item: "Last week the skeleton of a man in setters, with one jaw and some of the large bones perfect, was dug up in removing some ground in our Castle Green, eastward of the ruins of the old County Hall, memorable as the place wherein was held the fatal black assize, in the year 1577... upwards of 500 o... See More  

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679740

Massacre of Indian chiefs...

Item #679740

March 24, 1787

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 24, 1787  The bottom of the  back page has a report noting "...from North America, which mention that several Indian Chiefs who had assembled for the purpose of holding a council, hostile to the United States, had been surprised & put to death by a party of the American army. The celebrated Joseph Brendt...and another chief escaped the massac... See More  

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679737

Life in the Wild West...

Item #679737

November 16, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 16, 1883  Likely due to its location on the edge of the Western frontier, this newspaper typically contained a wealth sensational crime reports and events from the West, much more than any found in eastern newspapers.

Page 7 begins with: "AT THE STAKE" "A Colorado Ranchman Tortured by a Band of Robbers" "The Victims Burned & Bastina... See More  

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679734

Supreme Court outlaws school prayer...

Item #679734

June 26, 1962

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, June 26, 1962



* School prayer deemed unconstitutional 

* Engel v. Vitale Supreme Court decision 

* Separation of church and state 




The front page has a four column heading: "High Court Ruling May Doom School Religious Observances" with caption: "Prayer Recitation Unconstitutional" Historic first report coverage on th... See More  

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679733

Broadside "Extra"...

Item #679733

November 27, 1824

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, EXTRA, (Boston, Nov. 27, 1824)  This is an interesting broadside (printed on one side only) "Extra" with no date in the dateline however a period notation at the top reads "Nov. 27, 1824" and two letters in the text have Nov., 1824 dates. The reports are entirely political. Folio size, single sheet, never bound nor trimmed, minor wear at the margins.

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679732

Broadsheet "Extra" on the Garfield assassination attempt...

Item #679732

July 15, 1881

DEMOCRATIC WATCHMAN, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, July 15, 1881 



* President James Garfield shot

* Rare broadsheet "extra"




Page 4 has a report headed: "A Terrible Deed--Attempt to Assassinate President Garfield" which begins: "Not having issued a paper last week the Watchman is consequently somewhat late with the news of the attempted assassination of President G... See More  

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679731

Quite uncommon temperance newspaper...

Item #679731

June 05, 1886

TEMPERANCE GAZETTE, Camden, New Jersey, June 5, 1886 



* Rare publication



Printed in the masthead: "Devoted to the Cause of Temperance and the Sanctity of the Christian Sabbath". A quite uncommon title which supported the prohibition of alcohol. I don't believe we have ever offered this title before.

Four pages, wear at one of the upper folds causes loss with text loss als... See More  

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679730

President Harding formalizes the United States support of creating a Jewish homeland...

Item #679730

September 22, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 22, 1922



* America approves Jewish Homeland in Palestine

* President Warren G. Harding signs resolution




Page two has an historically significant report on the establishment of a Jewish homeland, albeit quite inconspicuous. Headed: "Harding Signs Palestine Motion", the report notes in part: "President Harding signed today the joint resolution adop... See More  

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679729

"Confederate" newspaper with a Jeff Davis letter on the front page...

Item #679729

June 11, 1862

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 11, 1862  Among the articles are: "Destruction of the Merrimac--Official Letter of Commodore Tatnall" "Negroes Preferred to Foreigners" "Furnishing Arms to the Prisoners at Camp Chase" ""Arming Fugitives" "Fremont's Division--An Unfortunate Skirmish" "War News of the Week" "Rebel Atrocit... See More  

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679727

The siege of Petersburg, the 'back door' to Richmond...

Item #679727

June 20, 1864

THE WORLD, New York, June 20, 1864 



* Second Battle of Petersburg

* Lynchburg, Virginia




Among the first column heads on the Civil War are: "PETERSBURG" "Complete Official & Special Accounts of Operations Since Wednesday" "The First Line of Works Carried by Assault" "Brilliant Action on Wed." "The Enemy Under Beauregard Largely Reinforced... See More  

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679724

Great letter on the rush to the gold fields of California...

Item #679724

December 08, 1848

DAILY EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Boston, Dec. 8, 1848 



* California gold rush letter

* Early - pre-49ers




The front page has over half a column headed: "The Gold Excitement" which has some great content, including: "...what a spectacle that of whole villages being deserted...rushing pell mell...over the mountains, through forests...into the newly discovered mine region!...Many p... See More  

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679721

John Wilkes, a supporter of the American cause...

Item #679721

August 29, 1768

THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Massachusetts, Aug. 29, 1768 



* John Wilkes - radical

* Pre Revolutionary War




The first half of the newspaper is taken up with the continuation of the "Narrative of the Hon. Commodore Byron" on his expedition around the world in the 1740's.

Near the back are reports from London noting in part: "...that most of the readers of our paper are such ... See More  

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679720

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #679720

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883  The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a mother at the Tombs jail; half page: "The Indian at Work--M... See More  

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679719

Death of the Queen's occultist, an itinerant quack...

Item #679719

May 26, 1715

THE POST BOY, London, May 26, 1715 



* Rare & early 18th century issue

* Nice masthead engravings




A handsome issue with the two nice, detailed engravings in the masthead. The back page has a brief item: "The same day, Sir William Read, his Majesty's Ocultist in Chief, died at Rochester; he was the most expert of all those of his profession." Wikisource calls Willi... See More  

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679717

Newspaper from territorial New Mexico...

Item #679717

December 03, 1896

THE ALBUQUERQUE DAILY CITIZEN, New Mexico, July 13, 1900 



* Before joining the Union



A territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and ads of the day.

Four pages, folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, some minor  margin tears, generally good.... See More  

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679716

Abraham Lincoln peace meeting...

Item #679716

February 06, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 6, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln peace meeting

* William T. Sherman victory march




Among the front page items concerning the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S NEW CAMPAIGN" "His Army on the March for Eight Days" "Charleston, Augusta, Branchville" "Rebel Solicitude & Speculations as to the Campaign" "The Peace Conference" &... See More  

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679715

1908 Black Patch Tobacco Wars... Night Riders...

Item #679715

January 07, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 7, 1908



* Black Patch Tobacco Wars

* Civil unrest & violence

* Nights Riders in Kentucky




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Night Riders in The Tobacco War" 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... See More  

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679713

Muncie, Indiana streetcar strike & riot of 1908.....

Item #679713

January 02, 1908

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 2, 1908



* Muncie, Indiana streetcar strike of 1908

* Union workers & strikebreakers riot




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RIOT FOLLOWS STRIKE IN INDIANA CITY". (see)

Complete with 12 pages, small library stamps within the masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, a few small archival mends on page 2, generally good.... See More  

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679712

Fifteen puzzle game craze....

Item #679712

March 22, 1880

NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1880  Page 4 has a one column heading: "FIFTEEN". The related text on this "craze" of the era takes up about a full column.

This is a sliding puzzle having 15 numbered square tiles in a frame leaving one unoccupied tile position. Tiles in the same row or column of the open position can be moved by sliding them horizontally or vertically, respecti... See More  

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679710

Capture of New Orleans...

Item #679710

April 30, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 30, 1862 



* Capture of New Orleans Louisiana LA

* Mississippi River naval engagement

* Yorktown, Virginia




Among the front page column headlines on the Civil War are: "The Siege of Yorktown" "The Rebels Becoming More Wide Awake" "Another Gallant Skirmish & Destruction of a Rebel Battery" "The Capture of New Orleans" &quo... See More  

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679709

News from New York.. .Jonathan Swift...

Item #679709

March 03, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1768 



* News from New York

* Red tax stamp (partial)

* Letters from Jonathan Swift




The front page has: "America", which includes news from New York. Inside has "Letters Written by the late Jonathan Swift" which include the text of one of his recently published letters from 1735.

Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice... See More  

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679706

Abraham Lincoln.. Peace conference... New York ratifies the 13th Amendment prohibiting slavery...

Item #679706

February 04, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 4, 1865 



* Peace Conference - Abraham Lincoln

* 13th Amendment abolishing slavery




Among the articles: "THE PEACE CONFERENCE" "Arrival of the Rebel Commissioners at Fortress Monroe" "The Conference Probably Ended" "From Savannah - Sherman's Campaign..." "Important If True - Deflection of Prominent Rebel Generals...&qu... See More  

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679685

Military career of Henry Dearborn... Early on wine...

Item #679685

May 16, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812  Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.

Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inche... See More  

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679666

Early Chicago mafia in 1908 ?...

Item #679666

February 04, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 4, 1908



* Early example of Chicago gangland crime ?

*  Italian Mafia - "Black Hand" in it's infancy




Page 2 has a two column heading: "BLACK HAND IS VISIBLE IN A CHICAGO CRIME" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not total... See More  

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679664

1914 SS Monroe stampship sinking disaster...

Item #679664

January 30, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 30, 1914



* SS Monroe steamship wreck & sinking

* Virginia Capes disaster - SS Nantucket




The front page has a banner headline: "FORTY-EIGHT DROWN WHEN LINER MONROE SINKS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fra... See More  

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679663

1875 Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster....

Item #679663

September 24, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 24, 1875



* Indianola, Texas hurricane disaster

* Ghost town - Matagorda Bay




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE TEXAS STORM" "Horrible Scene At Indianola" and more. (see)

Complete with all 12 pages, very nice condition.

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679662

Early U.S. military airplane crash in 1913...

Item #679662

November 24, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 24, 1913



* Early airplane crash - deaths

* United States Army aviators




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "TWO ARMY AVIATORS ARE KILLED IN SHORT FALL" 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 in paper... See More  

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679660

The great storm of 1914 California...

Item #679660

January 26, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 26, 1914



* The Great Storm of 1914 disaster

* Santa Barbara, California & more




The front page has a nice banner headline: "HEAVIEST STORM IN YEARS SWEEPS CALIFORNIA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile ... See More  

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679658

1914 Marconi wireless lamp announced...

Item #679658

February 17, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 17, 1914



* Inventor Guglielmo Marconi

* Wireless - radio lamp invention




The front page has a two column heading: "Marconi Again At Work Perfecting New Device" with subhead and related photo. (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 th... See More  

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679657

1914 Frank Schulte baseball photo...

Item #679657

January 06, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 6, 1914



* Frank "Wildfire" Schulte photo

* Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball




Page 8 has a two column photo headed: "FRANK SCHULTE" 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 fragile from this era in paper.

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679656

1914 Sakurajima eruption disaster...

Item #679656

January 13, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 13, 1914



* Sakurajima stratovolcano eruption disaster

* Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan




The front page has four column headline: "THOUSANDS BELIEVED KILLED BY ERUPTION OF VOLCANO" 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 fro... See More  

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679633

Ronald Reagan is inaugurated... Hostages are released...

Item #679633

January 21, 1981

THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER, North Carolina, January 21, 1981 (1st section)



* Ronald Reagan inauguration

* Iran hostage crisis ends




The front page has a great two-line full banner headline: "Hostages Are Freed As Reagan Sworn In", with multiple subheads and additional related articles within. See images for details. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, includ... See More  

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679618

Johnny Evers fired as Chicago Cubs player/manager.....

Item #679618

February 11, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 11, 1914



* Johnny Evers - MLB baseball 2nd baseman

* Fired by Chicago Cubs as player/manager




Page 8 has a banner headline: "JOHNNY EVERS IS CANNED AS MANAGER OF CHICAGO CUBS" with subheads and photo. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fro... See More  

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679617

1913 Siege of Ojinaga... Pancho Villa...

Item #679617

December 30, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 30, 1913



* Siege of Ojinaga - Mexico

* Mexican Revolution

* Pancho Villa - rebels




The front page has a banner headline: "REBELS MAKING VIGOROUS ATTACK ON OJINAGA" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 14 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally in very nice condition.... See More  

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679616

1914 HMS A7 submarine disaster...

Item #679616

January 16, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 16, 1914



* HMS A7 submarine sinking

* Royal Navy - Whitsand Bay




The front page has a banner headline: "BRITISH SUBMARINE FAILS TO COME TO SURFACE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. 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.... See More  

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679613

Lincoln Memorial groundbreaking dedication in 1914...

Item #679613

February 12, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 12, 1914



* Lincoln Memorial groundbreaking dedication

* National Mall monument - neoclassical temple




The front page has a three column heading: "NATIONAL CAPITAL JOINS IN HOMAGE TO LINCOLN" with subhead and related photo/illustration. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find iss... See More  

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679612

Harrt Thaw arrested in 1906...

Item #679612

June 26, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 26, 1906



* Harry Thaw & Evelyn Nesbit

* Stanford White murder arrest




The top of the front page has a four columN headline: "INSANITY WILL BE PLEA OF HARRY THAW" 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 pap... See More  

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679610

John Dillinger robs Pana, Illinois bank ?...

Item #679610

April 20, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 20, 1934



* John Dillinger gang ?

* Pana, Illinois bank robbery




The top of the back page has a one column heading: "$27,629 BANK RAID LAID TO DILLINGER" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on a bank holdup at Pana, Illinois. I cannot find anything online that connects Dillinger to this robbery, so was it him ?

Forty-four pages, various cutouts thro... See More  

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679609

1933 Chicago gangland war...

Item #679609

July 28, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 28, 1933



* Chicago gangland wars

* Post Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a nice banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "START RACKET WAR ROUNDUP" with subheads. Nice for display. A few related photos are on the back  page.

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679608

Al Capone tax evasion case, in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #679608

June 08, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 8, 1931 



* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Income tax evasion case

* Best title to be had (rare)




The front page has a one column heading: "HUNT CAPONE'S HIDDEN RICHES FOR U. S. DEBT" with subhead. (see)

Related photo is on the back page. Capone would plead guilty about a week later.

Terrific to have this report in a Chicago newspaper... See More  

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679607

1913 photo of Fred Merkle... New York Giants...

Item #679607

November 05, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 5, 1913



* Fred "Bonehead" Merkle photo

* New York Giants - MLB baseball




The top of page 12 has a two column photo of Fred Merkle 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 fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 18 pages, small li... See More  

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679601

Report from the Great Plague of 1666...

Item #679601

May 10, 1666

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, May 10, 1666   A notable issue from the year when the Great Plague was raging and also from the year of the Great London Fire.

The issue is filled with various reports from throughout Europe, much of it military reporting. A front page item from Falmouth notes: "The Anne of London came into this harbor April 30 from Jamaica laden with Tobacco, Indigo an... See More  

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679592

Da Vinci's Mona Lisa is found two years later...

Item #679592

December 13, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 13, 1913



* "Mona Lisa" painting found

* Leonardo da Vinci

* Florence Italy




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "AUTHENTICITY OF PAINTING IS CONFIRMED" 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 pa... See More  

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679591

1913 New Castle, Colorado mine disaster...

Item #679591

December 16, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 16, 1913



* New Castle, Garfield County, Colorado

* Rocky Mountain Fuel Company

* Vulcan coal mine explosion disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "THIRTY-EIGHT MINERS ENTOMBED BY EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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679590

1913 suffragettes photos...

Item #679590

December 09, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 9, 1913



* Ruth Hanna McCormick

* Gertrude Foster Brown

* Women's suffrage photos




The front page has three column pictorial with heading: "Prominent Workers In Battle For Suffrage" (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 p... See More  

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679587

Battle of Ciudad Juarez (1913)... Pancho Villa...

Item #679587

November 15, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, November 15, 1913



* Battle of Ciudad Juarez (1913)

* Pancho Villa - rebel victory

* Mexican Revolution




The front page has a banner headline: "JUAREZ CAPTURED BY REBEL FORCE OF 2000 UNDER VILLA" with subheads and related phioto. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, a little irregular along the spine, generally in very... See More  

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679586

1913 White House wedding...

Item #679586

November 25, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 25, 1913



* President Woodrow Wilson's daughter

* White House wedding - Jessie

* Francis Bowes Sayre Sr.




The front page has a banner headline: "WILSON-SAYRE WEDDING IS BRILLIANT AFFAIR" with subheads and related pictorial. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are ... See More  

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679584

Indianapolis streetcar strike of 1913.....

Item #679584

November 06, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 6, 1913



* Indianapolis streetcar strike of 1913

* Union workers & strikebreakers riot




The front page has a nice banner headline: "INDIANA NATIONAL GUARD IS ORDERED TO INDIANAPOLIS" 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 f... See More  

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679583

1913 "Cactus Derby" automobile race...

Item #679583

November 04, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1913



* The Cactus Derby automobile race

* Los Angeles to Phoenix - Locomobile




The front page has a nice banner headline: "DAVIS, DRIVING LOCOMOBILE, WINS DESERT CLASSIC" 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  

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679581

Centennial Exposition, Philadelphia (1876)...

Item #679581

July 01, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876  The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on State Avenue", "Frazee's Safety Bridge for Railroad Cars", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements. 

Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in very good... See More  

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679580

Bookselling & newspaper publishing in America...

Item #679580
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1796  Included is a very interesting article titled: "Present State of Printing and Bookselling in America" which is great for our hobby as there is talk of newspaper printing as well, including; "...people of North America manufacture their own paper...The newspapers of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and Mary... See More  

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679579

Joe DiMaggio breaks Yankees record for consecutive games with a hit...

Item #679579

June 18, 1941

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 18, 1941 



* Joe DiMaggio breaks Yankees record

* Consecutive games with a hit (30)

* From his hometown newspaper




The top of page 2 of the sport's section a two column heading with caption: "Di Mag Hits In 30th Tilt..." with "DiMag-o-Log" and box scores. First report coverage of New York Yankees star Joe DiMaggio breaking the record... See More  

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679578

Cottingham Village and Church (1797)...

Item #679578
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1797  A generic issue with no content with writing about. Includes both plates called for, including one showing the Cottingham Church and family monuments. A corresponding article provides considerable details regarding this ancient country village.

Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inc... See More  

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