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681277

Lou Gehrig... Babe Ruth... Jack 'Legs' Diamond...

Item #681277

April 27, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, April 27, 1931 



* Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot

* New York City gangster

* Babe Ruth in wheelchair photo




Page 27 features a photo of Babe Ruth in a wheelchair which is above an article titled: "Ruth, Back From Boston, Helped Into Wheel-Chair as 500 Watch" and another heading.

There is also an article with a heading: "Homer Taken From Gehrig" bec... See More  

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681270

Pirate Jean LaFitte and much more on Galveston, Texas...

Item #681270

December 27, 1817

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, December 27, 1817



* Pirate Jean Lafitte

* Galveston, Texas

* Gulf of Mexico




Certainly the best report in this issue is headed "Of Galveston" which is concerning, among other items about Galveston, Texas,  the noted pirate Lafitte. Part of the text includes: "...Galvezton is a small island or sand bar situate in the bay of St. Barn... See More  

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681268

Vassar College life... The Apaches...

Item #681268

July 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1885  The full ftpg. is a dramatic print: "Iowa - The Approach of a Tornado...". Inside has: "California - The Grasshopper Invasion...In Eldorado County"; a full page with 6 images of: "Student Life at Vassar College" "New Mexico - The Old Battle Ground of Valverde on the Rio Grande & the Scene of the Rec... See More  

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681266

Government's role in the public welfare vs. debt...

Item #681266

May 14, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 14, 1768  Inside is an interesting article on the role of Government and Providence in relation to public welfare and government debt.  It begins: "The political disease seems to be near a crisis...". Several hundred years later the topic continues to be at the forefront of public discourse. 

Also within is a mention of "A Portugal Merchant&... See More  

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681263

Growing tea in the Carolinas rather than importing it...

Item #681263

March 03, 1764

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, March 3, 1764  Page 6 has a curious article headed: "Of The Culture of the Tea Plant in Carolina" is an interesting report on attempts to grow tea in the colonies for their own consumption. It is signed: Americanus.

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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681261

Bicycles, bicycles, bicycles, and a motorcycle...

Item #681261

February 09, 1895

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Feb. 9, 1895  A great issue reporting on the bicycle "mania" at that time, with the full ftpg. taken up with text & 3 illustrations concerning: "The National Bicycle Exhibition In Madison Square Garden, New York", one print showing: "The Motor Cycle" which would appear to be an early version of a motorcycle. The text continues i... See More  

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681260

United States Treasury: the manufacture of currency...

Item #681260

May 04, 1867

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 4, 1867  Included is a one  page report: "The Manufacture Of Greenbacks and Currency At The U.S. Treasury Building" which has a nice view of the exterior of the Treasury Building, plus four smaller scenes of work areas, and on the opposite page a large illustration of the "Hydraulic Engines" and one of the "Sealing Room&quo... See More  

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681259

Great prints from the West...

Item #681259

May 03, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 5, 1883  Prints include a nice view captioned: "Washington Territory - View of

Tacoma, the terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound" which shows Mt. Ranier in the background. A related article as well.

The doublepage centerfold shows: "A Thrilling Scene in the Tombs - A Mother Discovers Her Son in a Detachment of Criminals A... See More  

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681258

Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item #681258

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878  The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler. Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re-named "Jim Thorpe". The doublepg. centerfold is a group of 9 prints of: &... See More  

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681251

Connection to the Lincoln assassination...

Item #681251

October 16, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1858 



* Theatrical connection to the Lincoln assassination

* Debut of the play "Our American Cousin"

* Three days until opening night




The play President Abraham Lincoln attended on the night he was shot was "Our American Cousin". Its "world" premiere was actually in New York City on October 18, 1858.

This issue contains on page ... See More  

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681250

From the capital of the Confederacy...

Item #681250

March 30, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 30, 1863  



* From the capital of the Confederacy



The front page includes: "The enemy's Account of The Attack on Port Hudson" "Latest News From the North" "Fatal Accident from Fire Arms" "Latest From the North" "Morgan's Late Fight" "Another 'Raid' In Tennessee--Capture of 800 ... See More  

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681248

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #681248

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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681247

Nearing the end of the Civil War...

Item #681247

February 27, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1865  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "SOUTHERN NEWS" "The Military Situation" "Anticipated Movement by Gen. Grant" "General Johnston to Command the Army opposed to Sherman" "Disposal of the Slave-Soldier Question" and more.

Eight pages, nice condition.

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681246

Letter from a Rebel mother...

Item #681246

January 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 26, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Naval Fight On James River" "Rebel Iron-Clads Attempt to Destroy Our Works at City Point" "The Latest Rebel News" "From Fort Fisher" with many subheads. A special feature of this issue is the ftpg. printing of: "A Desponding Letter From a Rebel Mother to H... See More  

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681245

Letter from a Rebel mother...

Item #681245

January 26, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 26, 1865  Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "Naval Fight On James River" "Rebel Iron-Clads Attempt to Destroy Our Works at City Point" "The Latest Rebel News" "From Fort Fisher" with many subheads. A special feature of this issue is the ftpg. printing of: "A Desponding Letter From a Rebel Mother to H... See More  

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681243

Defeat of John Morgan...

Item #681243

May 21, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 21, 1864 



*  Battle of Spotsylvania Court House



Nearly half of the front page first column is taken up with Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Lee Tries to Turn Our Right Flank" "He is Repulsed & Gives It Up" "We Capture 300 Prisoners" "The Rebels Say They Are Short of Supplies" "Our Army ... See More  

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681241

Ku-Klux Klan... Women's Suffrage and Victoria Woodhull...

Item #681241

June 02, 1871

OAKLAND DAILY NEWS, California, June 2, 1871  The front page reports: "More Ku-Kluxism at the South" with "...a band of sixty masked persons visited the plantation of the Rev. Dr. Jones, in Spartenburg county dragged him from his house and murdered him..."

Page two has a terrific article: "A Prudent Resolution" which is on Woman Suffrage Convention in Bos... See More  

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681240

Very scarce title from Vallejo, California...

Item #681240

January 12, 1872

VALLEJO DAILY INDEPENDENT, California, Jan. 12, 1872 



* Rare Old West publication



A quite scarce newspaper (this is the vol. 1, number 6 issue) from this town in the northern portion of the San Francisco Bay. It was named after Don Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo, the famed California general and statesman. He was a leading proponent of California's statehood and one of the first members ... See More  

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681239

Direct Action Day in 1946 Calcutta, India....

Item #681239

August 17, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 17, 1946



* Direct Action Day

* Great Calcutta Killings

* Hindus and Muslims riot




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "90 Die, 900 Hurt in Calcutta As Moslems and Hindus Riot" (see) First report coverage on the Riots in Calcutta known as Direct Action Day. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publica... See More  

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681238

Actor Thomas Meighan death...

Item #681238

July 09, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1936



* Actor Thomas Meighan death

* Silent film - movies - talkies




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "THOMAS MEIGHAN, MOVIE ACTOR, DIES" with subheads and photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, rag edition, some spine wear, otherwise in very nice condition.



wikipedia notes: Thomas Meighan was ... See More  

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681237

Big Bill Haywood death...

Item #681237

May 19, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 19, 1928



* Big Bill Haywood death (1st report)

* Industrial Workers of the World leader

* Socialist Party of America




The top of page 13 has a one column heading: "'BIG BILL' HAYWOOD DIES IN MOSCOW" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of William Dudley Haywood, advocate of industrial unionism.

Other news, sports and ad... See More  

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681236

Parade in Carlisle for Olympic champion JimThorpe...

Item #681236

August 20, 1912

VALLEY SENTINEL, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1912  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 incredible athletic prowess was discovered by "Pop" Warner, one of the most influential coaches in early football histor... See More  

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681235

Babe Ruth retires as a player....

Item #681235

June 03, 1935

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, June 3, 1935



* Babe Ruth retires as baseball player

* Boston Braves - MLB baseball




The sport's section (page 8) has a two column heading: "Babe Ruth Sings Swan Song Of His Great Baseball Career; Is Dropped From Braves List" Nice to have from a town close to Boston.

Other news, sport and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, a few... See More  

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681234

The Four Marx Brothers in 'Home Again'...

Item #681234

February 07, 1915

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 7, 1915



* The Marx Brothers comedy act

* Featured in "Home Again"




Within this issue, on page 5 of section 7 within various entertainment news, is a rather inconspicuous--yet significant--report under the heading: "Topping The Vaudeville Bills" noting that at the: "Royal Theatre--Eddie Leonard and Mabel Russell in a singing and dancing ac... See More  

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681233

Muhammad Ali's 2nd pro fight...

Item #681233

December 28, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 28, 1960



* Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay

* 2nd professional boxing match

* Very rare report when still unknown




In the sport's section (page 34) under a one column heading: "BOWDRY DEFEATS PASTRANO IN BOUT" is a brief and inconspicuous report reading: "In a preliminary, the Olympic light-heavyweight champion, Cassius Clay of Louisville, scored a... See More  

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681232

FDR nominated for 3rd term.... 1st & only time ever...

Item #681232

July 19, 1940

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, July 19, 1940



* President Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR

* Nominated for 3rd term (1st & only time in U.S. history)




The front page has a nice headline: "IT'S FDR, WALLACE; But It Came After a Revolt" with subheads and related photo. More on the following pages.

Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the head... See More  

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681231

Ohio State wins Rose Bowl in 1950...

Item #681231

January 03, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 3, 1950 



* Rose Bowl: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. California Golden Bears 

* Orange Bowl: Santa Clara vs. Kentucky Wildcats 

* Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma Sooners vs. LSU Tigers 

* Cotton Bowl: Rice Owls vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
 



The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ohio State Field Goal in Last Two Minutes Beats Cal... See More  

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681226

Charles Lindbergh & the advance in aviation...

Item #681226

August 26, 1928

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 26, 1928



* Charles Lindbergh (article 1)

* Advance in aviation - airplanes

* Louis Bleriot




The front page has a seven column headline: "'America Has Found Its Wings'--Lindbergh" with subheads. (see) Article continues on page 10 with photo of Lindbergh.,

Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed... See More  

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681225

Charlie Chaplin weds Oona O'Neill....

Item #681225

December 02, 1943

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 2, 1943



* Charlie Chaplin (actor, comedian)

* Oona O'Neill (4th & final wife)




The front page has a one column heading: "Chaplin, at 54, Weds Girl, 18; Accuser Sobs" with small photo of Chaplin. Photo of O'Neill is on the back page.

Complete with all 42 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp within the masthead, small bi... See More  

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681223

Babe Ruth 300th home run..

Item #681223

September 09, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 9, 1925



* Babe Ruth 300th home run

* New York Yankees

* Major league baseball MLB

* Best title to be had ?




The sport's section (page 28) has a six column headline: "Giants Break Even, Robins Win Twice, and So Do Yankees" with subheads: "RUTH HITS HOMER AS YANKS WIN TWO" "Babe Gets Four Safeties in All as Red Sox Go Down to Defeat... See More  

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681222

Landmark issue on the Communism trials...

Item #681222

October 14, 1949

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 14, 1949 



* Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders

* Socialists - socialism - guilty verdict coming




The top of the front page has heads on the Smith Act trials of Communist party leaders, with: "Jury Holds Fate of 11 Reds; Judge In His Charge Warns Communism Is Not On Trial" with various related subheads & a photo as well (see). This issue report... See More  

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681221

Early baseball championship series in 1872...

Item #681221

September 18, 1872

THE WORLD, New York City, September 18, 1872



* Early baseball (game 8)

* Brooklyn - Philadelphia - New York

* Championship series




The back page has small one column headings: "The Ball Field" "The Mutuals Again Victorious--They Defeat the Athletics Easily After a Fine Game--Score 10 to 3" with box scores (see photos).

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete ... See More  

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681219

Montreal Maroons win 1935 Stanley cup...

Item #681219

April 10, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1935 



* Montreal Maroons - NHL Hockey 

* Wins Stanley Cup title
 



The sport's section (page 27) has a banner headline: "World's Hockey Championship Captured by Maroons in Three Straight Games" with subheads and lineups. (see) First report coverage the Montreal Maroons winning the 1934-35 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple... See More  

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681218

The Spangler mine explosion...

Item #681218

November 06, 1922

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, Nov. 6, 1922 



* Spangler, Cambria County, Pennsylvania

* Reilly No. 1 coal mine explosion disaster




The banner headline has a same-day report of the Spangler (Penna.) mine explosion: "EXPLOSION ENTOMBS 95 MINERS" with a subhead: "Find 3 Dead; Train Speeds To Bring Aid" and more.

Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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681217

Death by duel of naval hero Stephen Decatur...

Item #681217

March 25, 1820

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, March 25, 1820  



* Stephen Decatur killed (1st report)

* United States Navy commodore

* Duel vs. James Barron




The ftpg. has an article with small head: "Melancholy Occurrence" which begins: "A duel was fought on Wednesday...between the victor of the Macedonian, Com. Decatur, and com. Barron who commanded the Chesapeake frigate...Th... See More  

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681216

Jean Piccard... ballooning... photos...

Item #681216

October 28, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Rotogravure photo section only, October 28, 1934



* Jeannette Piccard ballooning

* Stratosphere flight - 1st Woman




The front page of this rotogravure section has three photos regarding the recent ballooning feat.

Other topics throughout. Complete rotogravure section only with all 10 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
... See More  

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681215

First of this title we have offered...

Item #681215

October 06, 1883

THE WEEKLY TOCSIN, Red Bluff, California, Oct. 6, 1883 



* Rare Old West publication



This is the first of this title we have offered, and is the volume 1, number 2 issue. Gregory notes that only one institution had any holdings, but those have likely all been deaccessioned.

Red Bluff was originally known as Leodocia, but was renamed to Covertsburg in 1853. It got its current name in 185... See More  

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681214

Battle of Murfreesboro in a Confederate newspaper...

Item #681214

January 12, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Jan. 12, 1863 



* Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

* From the capital of the Confederacy




There is much war reporting here, from the Confederate perspective, including front page items with small heads: "Treatment of Negroes in the Government Service" "Yankee Army Coming" "Raising A Company" "Catching Deserters" ... See More  

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681210

Critical of the Howes in New York...

Item #681210

December 21, 1779

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, Scotland, Dec. 21, 1779 



* Revolutionary War era newspaper



Page 2 has a letter from New York to his friend in Savannah, Georgia, noting in part: "With a body of 12,000 men we do---nothing! The rebels are the only active people here. Such are the blessed effects of the 3 years campaigns under the Howes...We have changed our chief, it is true, but I cannot s... See More  

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681204

Death of LaFayette... New Jewish synagogue...

Item #681204

June 21, 1834

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 21, 1834 



* General LaFayette death

* Jewish Synagogue




Page 11 has a very early report of the death of Lafayette: "...By a late arrival we learn that the good LAFAYETTE died on the 20th May in the 77th year of his age. The papers are filled with tributes of respect to his memory. He was the illustrious link between the past age & th... See More  

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681203

Ships for America... Fire in Frankfort's Jewish district...

Item #681203

January 31, 1719

THE POST-BOY, London, January 31, 1719 



* Great masthead engraving

* Early 18th century original




One of the more decorative 18th century issues with two ornate engravings in the masthead, and the first letter on the ftpg. very embellished.

The front page has several items including a report from Frankfort: "A great Fire in the Jews Street hath consumed here about a hundred and te... See More  

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681200

Worcester Railroad Depot...

Item #681200

January 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876  The front page has a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot Worcester Mass." with another print inside.  Also a curious print of a: "Steam Horse For Street Railways".

Other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements.

Sixteen pages, great condition.

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681199

Worcester Railroad Depot...

Item #681199

January 22, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 22, 1876  The front page has a nice print of: "The Union Railroad Depot Worcester Mass." with another print inside.  Also a curious print of a: "Steam Horse For Street Railways".

Other articles & prints of the latest inventions & improvements.

Sixteen pages, great condition.

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681191

Rare Montana title with a Calamity Jane connection...

Item #681191

September 07, 1899

THE LIVINGSTON POST, Montana, Sept. 7, 1899 



* Park County



If nothing else this is a quite rare title--the first we have seen--as only 2 institutions have any holdings.

But also the front page has some nice reports from the Klondike gold fields, with: "Bender's Good Fortune" "A Park County Argonaut Writes of the Placers" "Tales of the Klondike by a Rancher-... See More  

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681188

Review & premiere of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #681188

November 18, 1977

LOS ANGELES TIMES, November 18, 1977



* Best "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Science fiction film - Steven Spielberg - Richard Dreyfuss




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper fr... See More  

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681184

The United States to buy Texas from Mexico...

Item #681184

January 02, 1830

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, January 2, 1830



* on the purchase of Texas from Mexico



One of the articles is headed: "Gen. Bravo and The Texas" with portions including: "...on the subject of ceding the Texas to this country...The letter is a ...passionate declamation against the acquisition of Texas by the United States, & of vehement accusations against our countr... See More  

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681183

Return of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, with details...

Item #681183

November 04, 1806

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, Nov. 4, 1806 



* Lewis and Clark Expedition

* Safe return - homeward bound




Page 7 has a nice report concerning the Lewis & Clark Expedition noting their safe return, with some accounting of their experiences.

It is prefaced with: "The National Intelligencer announces the arrival of the captains Lewis and Clarke, with th... See More  

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681182

Yankee occupation newspaper after Richmond fell...

Item #681182

May 12, 1865

THE RICHMOND TIMES, May 12, 1865 



* Very rare Yankee occupation issue

* Post capital of the Confederacy




A quite rare title as this was a newspaper created by the Yankee forces upon the capture of the capital of the Confederacy. This is just the volume 1, number 19 issue.

The content has much on end-of-war and Reconstruction reports. The front page has: "Proclamation From the Pres... See More  

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681177

'Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama...

Item #681177

March 18, 1965

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, March 18, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery marches - Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr. - "Bloody Sunday"




Page 3 has, "Untidy Revolution' In Selma, Alabama" which tells of Bloody Sunday. Beneath the article is: "A HEARTFELT 'THANK YOU' from MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr., the Negroes of Selma, Alabama, and the SCLC staff" which include... See More  

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681176

Rutherford B. Hayes' state-of-the-union address...

Item #681176

December 14, 1877

THE EXPOSITOR INDEPENDENT, Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin, Dec. 14, 1877 



* President Rutherford B. Hayes

* State of the Union Address




Certainly one of the less common titles we have encountered from Wisconsin. All of pages 2, 3 & a portion of page 6 are taken up with the: "President's Message" signed in type at its conclusion: R. B. Hayes.

This was the Preside... See More  

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$37.00
681175
Item #681175

February 24, 1880

THE MISSOURI REPUBLICAN, St. Louis, Feb. 24, 1880  Page 3 has a very curious article headed: "Dissection Of Murderers" "Experiments Upon the Men Who Were Hung at Murfreesboro Last Friday". The article goes into some detail on the doctors' attempt to revive the corpses using electricity.

Eight pages, good condition.

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$33.00
681174

Uncommon title from Iowa...

Item #681174

February 14, 1877

BURLINGTON HAWK-EYE, Iowa, Feb. 14, 1877 



* Des Moines County



An uncommon title from Iowa. Among the ftpg. column heads: "The Presidency" "the Argument Before the Electoral Commission on the Louisiana Case" "He Finds the Task a Terrible Strain on His Mental Faculties" "The Capital" "the Colored Men Subserved Their Interest by Voting With the ... See More  

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681171

End of war events...

Item #681171

June 19, 1865

ROCHESTER DAILY DEMOCRAT, New York, June 19, 1865  Among the front page column heads relating to the Civil War are: "Lee Applies For Pardon" "The Occupation of Brownsville" "Ben Wood Arrested" "The Fourth at Gettysburg" "Confiscation in Richmond" "A Speech by Gen. Butler" "Pillaging the Rebels' Stores at Houston".

Four... See More  

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681153

The infamous Rock Island Railroad robbery, by the James Gang...

Item #681153

August 18, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, July 18, 1881 



* Outlaw Jesse James-Younger gang

* Rock Island railroad train robbery




The back page has 1 1/2 columns taken up with the infamous Rock Island Railroad train robbery, committed by Jesse James and his cohorts.

This is one of the more detailed accounts we have found. The column is headed: "THE TRAIN ROBBERY" "Narrative of the Daring O... See More  

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681144

1903 Outlaw Laughing sam Carey...

Item #681144

March 06, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 6, 1903



* Outlaw Laughing Sam Carey hunted

* Hole-in-the -Wall - Wyoming

* Rare Butch Cassidy mention




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LONG CHASE FOR A FAMOUS OUTLAW" 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 fr... See More  

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681142

Italy invades Greece in 1940...

Item #681142

October 28, 1940

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, WAR EXTRA, October 28, 1940



* Battle of Greece begins

* Italy invasion of Greece

* Greco-Italian War

* INCOMPLETE ISSUE




The front page has a great banner headline: "ITALY INVADES GREECE" with subheads.

Incomplete issues containing the first two leafs only (pages 1-4), a little irregular at the margins, minor wear at the folds, nice for display as such.... See More  

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681139

1906 San Francisco earthquake...

Item #681139

April 28, 1906

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 28, 1906



* San Francisco earthquake reports continue



The front page has some reports from stricken San Francisco with various headings that include: "ARMY OF THIEVES RAKING THE RUINS" "More Suffering From The Cold" and more. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issue... See More  

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681135

Printed by prisoners for prisoners...

Item #681135

October 08, 1929

THE REFORMATORY PILLAR, St. Cloud, Minnesota, Oct. 8, 1929  A quite scarce newspaper which was published weekly at the Minnesota State Reformatory "For the Encouragement & Educational Advancement of the Inmates". It was printed by prisoners for prisoners.

Eight pages, 8 by 12 inches, nice condition.

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681133

Hangings of criminals: 3 front page reports...

Item #681133

July 16, 1881

THE PHILADELPHIA PRESS, July 16, 1881  The front page has 3 accounts of recent hangings: "A Double Execution - The First Judicial Hanging in Lee County, Arkansas". It begins: "Isaac Green and John Hardin, both negroes, were hanged here to-day in the presence of about 5,000 persons...".

The other is headed: "Missouri Outlaws Executed" notes in part: "...says... See More  

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681132

Just before the storming of the Bastile...

Item #681132

July 18, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 18, 1789 



* Beginning of the French Revolution



An inside page has a lengthy report from Paris headed "Commotions In France" which covers much of the early events of the French Revolution.

Portions include: "The palace of Versailles is guarded by 3 lines of soldiers & the King has little to fear while the Marshal de Broglio is about... See More  

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681129

Washington to be dictator of America for life?

Item #681129

July 07, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 7, 1789  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 the recovery of his Majesty the King of Great Britain..." with mor... See More  

Item from Catalog 321 (released for August, 2022)...

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$58.00
681128

People of Kentucky address Congress... The French Revolution...

Item #681128

July 04, 1789

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 4, 1789 



* Early middle America reporting

* Kentucky - Mississippi River




Two-thirds of the front page is taken up with an: "...Address of the Inhabitants of Kentuckey...to the United States in Congress Assembled" concerning the commercial interests of Kentucky. A very early items on Kentucky which was not yet a state. Great to have on the f... See More  

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681123

Death of John Hancock in his hometown newspaper...

Item #681123

October 09, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 9, 1793 



* John Hancock death (1st report)

* Declaration of Independence signer

* 1st Massachusetts Governor

* From his hometown (rare)




Curiously, the ftpg. includes "A Proclamation for a Day of Public Thanksgiving By His Excellency John Hancock, Governor..." carrying over to pg. 2 where it is signed by him in type: John Hancock.

Contrast t... See More  

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681119

Lincoln's call for a day of prayer... Civil War reporting...

Item #681119

April 01, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 1, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "The Rebels Retreating from Kentucky and Advancing on Murfreesboro, Tenn." "Soldiers' Riot At Columbus, Ohio" "Important From Western Virginia" "Capture of Point Pleasant by the Rebels" "THE SIEGE OF VICKSBURG" &quo... See More  

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681117

The Seminole War in Florida... Texas & Mexico...

Item #681117

August 13, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 13, 1836 



* Second Seminole War - Florida

* Sam Houston & Santa Anna




The front page has: "Mexico & Texas" with mention that the Mexicans will not fight until fall & that a treaty between Santa Anna & General Sam Houston had reached Mexico. Further particulars as well.

Other items include: "United States & M... See More  

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681116

1918 Treaty of Brest-Litovsk signed

Item #681116

March 04, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 4, 1918



* Treaty of Brest-Litovsk signed

* Russia's participation in World War I ended




The front page has a six column headline: "UKRAINIANS OCCUPY CITIES" with subhead: "Bolsheviki Announce Treaty Signed" (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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681113

1918 Ed "Strangler" Lewis photo...

Item #681113

March 07, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 7, 1918



* Ed "Strangler" Lewis photo

* Early professional wrestling




Page 11 has a two column photo of Ed "Strangler" Lewis with heading: "Charges Wrestling Combine Against Him" with brief text. 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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681106

The first successful magazine in the country...

Item #681106

April 14, 1744

THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, April 14, 1744 



* Very rare 18th century magazine

* 1st successful magazine in America




This was the first successful magazine in America although formatted unlike typical magazines. It was exclusively a chronicle of the Great Awakening in America, exclusively of secular news reports. It was preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of iss... See More  

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$135.00
681103

The "downfall of Babylon" and "fake news"...

Item #681103

October 03, 1835

THE DOWNFALL OF BABYLON, New York, Oct. 3, 1835  A quite rare & unusual weekly (later semi-monthly) newspaper with strong anti-Catholic leanings published by: "Samuel B. Smith, Late a Popish Priest", as noted in the dateline. This newspaper published from 1834-1839 & features an engraving in the masthead showing various churches in ruin and a subtitle: "Or, the Triumph ... See More  

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681102

1914 Battle of Lodz ending... Poland...

Item #681102

December 04, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 4, 1914



* Battle of Lodz, Poland

* German vs. Russian Empires

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a banner headline:  "BATTLE OF LODZ IS SAID ENDED WITH GREAT RUSSIAN VICTORY" (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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681101

1914 Army Football National title (unclaimed)....

Item #681101

November 28, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 28, 1914



* Early Army-Navy game

* College football rivalry

* West Point vs. Annapolis

* 1st National title (unclaimed)




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "ARMY OVERWHELMING NAVY IN ANNUAL GRIDIRON CLASSIC" with subheads. (see) This was Army's last game of the 1914 season and then be selected as 1 of the 3 teams recogn... See More  

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$62.00
681100

President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #681100

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages... See More  

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$37.00
681095

USS Panay incident in 1937...

Item #681095

December 14, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 14, 1937 



* USS Panay incident - bombing

* Yangtze River, Nanjing, China
 



The front page has a nice banner headline: "FEAR 91 DEAD IN JAP BOMBING" with subheads. Nice for display. related photo, letter and map on the back page.

Complete with 32 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for ins... See More  

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681092

Lincoln's remains in New York City...

Item #681092

April 25, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 25, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination

* Remains in New York City

* Civil War closing events




All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of Abraham Lincoln.

Two-thirds of the first column are taken up with nice heads concerning the funeral of Abraham Lincoln including: "HONORS To the MARTYR PRESIDENT" "Our Tribute to the Lamented D... See More  

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$117.00
681083

Lincoln compares unfavorably to King George III...

Item #681083

January 11, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, January 11, 1862 



* Abraham Lincoln mockery 

* King George III comparison 

* From the rebel capital




Half of the front page is taken up with ads, and half with news & other items including: "The Case of Brownlow" "Mr. Thomas' Plan for the Reorganization of the Virginia Forces" "There's Life in the Old Lan... See More  

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681078

Jean-Michel Basquiat - Graffiti artist...

Item #681078

November 14, 1989

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 14, 1989 



* Jean-Michel Basquiat

* The Grateful Dead




The front page has: "Flyboy in the Buttermilk - The Crisis of the Black Artist in White America", which is an article featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat, SAMO Graffiti artist, which continues on pages 31-33. The background of the cover is a sample of his artwork. Th... See More  

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$148.00
681073

1898 Klondike Gold Rush... Yukon... Alaska...

Item #681073

January 03, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 3, 1898



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "ALASKAN TREASURE" 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 4 pages, small libr... See More  

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$38.00
681071

1908 New York to Paris Race...

Item #681071

April 22, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 22, 1908



* 1908 New York to Paris Race

* 1907 Thomas Flyer automobile




The front page has a two column heading: "American Auto Still Leads With Italian Second" (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 ... See More  

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681069

1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands...

Item #681069

December 09, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 9, 1914



* Battle of the Falkland Islands, South Atlantic

* British Royal vs. Imperial German Navy




The front page has a terrific banner headline:  "ENGLISH DESTROY 3 OF GERMAN PACIFIC FLEET" with very brief text. (see)  An early report here is probably the reason for the lack of details. Great for display as such. Surprisingly this issue... See More  

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$45.00
681064

1900 Oneida, Pennsylvania coal strike riot...

Item #681064

October 10, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 10, 1900



* Oneida, Pennsylvania

* Schuylkill County

* Coal strike riot




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "BULLETS AND STONES FLY IN SCHUYKILL" 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 pap... See More  

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681036

The Halls of Montezuma...

Item #681036

May 29, 1847

THE WEEKLY HERALD, New York, May 29, 1847  The top of the front page features a print of: "The New Steam Ship Washington - The First American Ocean Mail Steamer" with related text.

Also on the ftpg. is a large view of: "The Main Plaza In The City of Mexico - View Of the Halls of the Montezumas" with related ftpg. reports on the Mexican War.

Eight pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$39.00
681032

Leo Fender death... stratocaster guitar fame...

Item #681032

March 22, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, March 22, 1991



* Clarence Leo Fender death

* Stratocaster electric guitar fame

* Music Man (Company) founder




Page 50 has a two column heading: "Clarence Leo Fender; Created Renowned Stratocaster Guitar" which continues on page 51 with heading: "FENDER: Creator of Famed Stratocaster Dies" (see)

Complete 1st section only with pages 1-52, nice conditio... See More  

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681028

1918 Operation Michael... German Spring Offensive...

Item #681028

March 21, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 21, 1918



* Operation Michael

* German Spring Offensive

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GERMANS OPEN BIG OFFENSIVE" with subhead. (see) Small library label slightly affects the headline.  (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that... See More  

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681015

Babe Ruth Signs 1 Year with Yankees...

Item #681015

March 17, 1932

NEW YORK TIMES, March 17, 1932



* Babe Ruth signs 1 year contract

* New York Yankees (1st report)

* Major League baseball MLB

* Best publication to be had ?




The sport's section (page 26) has a banner headline: "Ruth Signs One-Year Contract With Yankees Calling for Salary of $75,000" with subheads and a nice photo of Babe Ruth. Always nice to have notable events in histo... See More  

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681013

1914 London Suffragette militant attacks w/ dogwhip......

Item #681013

February 18, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 18, 1914



* English suffragette militant attacks w/ dogwhip

* Philip Stanhope, 1st Baron Weardale

* Women's - Woman's voting rights movement




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "MILITANT SUFFRAGETTE SAVAGELY HORSEWHIPS AGED BARON WEAEDALE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition b... See More  

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681012

Prelude to Pearl Harbor speech ?...

Item #681012

July 29, 1941

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 29, 1941



* Prelude to Pearl Harbor attack prediction ?

* Winston Churchill war production speech




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. ON 'VERGE OF WAR,' CHURCHILL TELLS BRITISH" with subheads. (see) Nice headline more than 4 months before the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Complete with all 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small ... See More  

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681006

Very first appearance of Walt Whitman's poem "The Dead Emperor"...

Item #681006

March 12, 1888

NEW YORK HERALD, March 12, 1888  Page 4 has a poem titled: "The First Dandelion", signed in block type: WALT WHITMAN .

This is the very first appearance of this poem as verified by the Walt Whitman Archive, significant as such.  It would later appear in his noteworthy compilation, "Leaves of Grass".

Complete in 10 pages, light toning with more at the edges, mostly l... See More  

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$115.00
680991

Susan B. Anthony petitions for woman's rights... 'Inside View of Slavery...'

Item #680991

October 23, 1855

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Oct. 23, 1855 



* Susan B. Anthony

* African slave trade




The bottom of the front page has an article: "Woman's Rights" concerning the appeal--led by Susan B. Anthony--to the law-makers of New York to  work for the: "...restoration of woman's legal and political rights..." and notes that: "...Forms of petition, also woma... See More  

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$48.00
680987

Nice on the Spanish-American War...

Item #680987

April 20, 1898

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Georgia, April 20, 1898  A nice banner headline on the on-going Spanish-American War: "DOWN WITH THE SAFFRON FLAG OF SPAIN AFLOAT OVER CUBAN SOIL ! " with various related subheads on the war.

The front page also features a nice graphic captioned: "How the United States' Fleet Would Operate in Waging A Bombardment on Havana."

More war reporti... See More  

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680974

The Klondike Gold Rush...

Item #680974

July 24, 1897

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1897 



* Klondike Gold Rush

* Yukon - Alaska - Canada




The top of a front page column has reports on the Klondike gold rush, with: "KLONDYKE KRAZE" "Continues o Gather Its Victims All Along the Line" "Canada Gets Greedy" "There Will be Telegraph, Express and Other  Facilities Next Year in Dawson City".

... See More  

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680972

Early print of the bluffs along the Mississippi...

Item #680972

August 28, 1852

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 28, 1852  The front page has a nice print captioned: "Rock Bluffs On The Mississippi" with some descriptive text beneath

Four pages, large folio size, never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with a bit of fold perforation just above the print, good condition. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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680969

A premiere newspaper in Mormon history...

Item #680969

September 26, 1890

DESERET SEMI-WEEKLY NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, Sept. 26, 1890



* 1890 Manifesto - Mormonism & polygamy

* Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

* Best publication to be had ? - very rare




This newspaper contains one of the more noteworthy events in Mormon history, that being the printing of the "1890 Manifesto", a statement which officially ceased the practice of plural m... See More  

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$940.00
680968

A full size, single sheet newspaper...

Item #680968

October 27, 1730

THE DAILY POST, London, Oct. 27, 1730  A single sheet newspaper of folio size with  front page news from London & elsewhere in Europe, with the back page taken up with ads.

Red tax stamp at the bottom of the back page. Measures 10 by 16 1/2 inches, the back page has some staining at the spine margin, otherwise good condition.

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$44.00
680961

Train robbed by tramps...

Item #680961

July 28, 1901

THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, July 28, 1901  The ftpg. has a short report: "Tramp Robbers" noting: "Two tramps held up Nels Peterson & Benj. Anderson on the train near Belle Plaine...robbing both & beating Peterson & shooting Anderson. Anderson was then thrown from the train & his head cut off by the wheels."

Eight pages, irregular at the spine, otherwise ... See More  

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$35.00
680960

Early California prints from the Gold Rush era...

Item #680960

November 06, 1852

GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852  Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California".

There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was mad... See More  

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$53.00
680958

First Hebrew political society in America, with Grant's "Jew Order" connection...

Item #680958

September 02, 1868

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 2, 1868  Page one includes: "Hebrew Grant and Colfax Campaign Club", which, as noted within the text: "...headquarters at No. 7 Delancy Street. It held its first regular meeting last evening...This claims to be the first Jewish political club organized in this country. According to its circular it was formed to demonstrate that the Hebrews of this city,
... See More  

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$175.00
680957

On the founding of television...

Item #680957

March 06, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 6, 1927



* John Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions



This 150+ page newspaper has a banner headline on page xx5 (near back): "HOW BAIRD SEES THROUGH SPACE BY RADIO; Scotch Inventor Holds the Secret of Television in His Sensitive Photo-Electric Cell--He Transmits Images Nine Miles and Adds 'Looking In' to 'Listening In&... See More  

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$68.00
680955

Post Custer massacre.... Gen. George Crook...

Item #680955

August 11, 1876

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Aug. 11, 1876



* Post battle of Little Bighorn (Custer Massacre)

* General Alfred Terry - Sioux Indians War




Page 2 has a one column heading: "The Indian War" with subhead. (see) See image for text here shortly after the Custer massacre at the battle of Little Bighorn.

Other news and several interesting advertisements are included througho... See More  

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$28.00
680954

The first newspaper published in Modesto, California...

Item #680954

February 25, 1881

STANISLAUS COUNTY WEEKLY NEWS, Modesto, California, Feb. 25, 1881 



* Rare Old West publication



An early newspaper from this city in North-central California which when it began in 1868 was the first newspaper in Modesto. In 1881 the population of the town was less than 1000.

Various news events of the day, local, regional and national, with a wealth of advertising.

Four pages, large f... See More  

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$42.00
680953

1916 Battle of Gorizia... Italy...

Item #680953

August 28, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 28, 1916



* Romania declares war 

* Enters World War I




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ROUMANIA JOINS WITH ALLIES" 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. Rare as such.

... See More  

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680944

Much reporting on the Mexican War as it nears its end...

Item #680944

October 12, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 12, 1847  Page 3 has much reporting on the Mexican War including: "Major Lally's Command" which has reports of the killed  & wounded at Cerro Gordo, National Bridge, Paso Ovijas, and at Lasanimas.

Also a report headed: "A Little Later From Vera Cruz" which has much, taking over a full column. There is also ... See More  

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$37.00
680940

Landis becomes first commissioner of baseball, in his hometown newspaper...

Item #680940

November 13, 1920

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 13, 1920 



* Kenesaw Mountain Landis

* 1st MLB baseball commissioner

* Best title to be had - rare as such




A terrific issue on the history of Major League Baseball with the banner headline proclaiming: "LANDIS CZAR OF BASEBALL". The subheads note: "Takes $50,000 Job, But Won't Give Up Bench" "Accepts 'to Save the Game for the... See More  

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$288.00
680937

Capture of Ethan Allen...

Item #680937

October 21, 1775

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER, Philadelphia, Oct. 21, 1775 



* Ethan Allen captured

* Revolutionary War




The front page includes a letter: "To the King" which references the American situation & includes: "...Let then, royal Sire, the liberty of England and America be ever in your heart, then shall the people be free, and America shall yet be happy in the full enjoyment of ... See More  

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$935.00
680932

Five American newspapers: 1803-1809...

Item #680932

April 20, 1803

Five very early 19th century American newspapers: New York Herald, April 20, 1803; United States' Gazette, Nov. 2, 1809; Columbian Centinel, Aug. 24, 1808; New England Palladium, Jan. 8, 1805; and Providence Gazette, Oct. 28, 1809. All five are good "newsy" newspapers of folio size, 4 pages, some margin tears, generally good condition. A nice set of five different, early newspapers.... See More  

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$47.00
680928

The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #680928

July 20, 1961

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 20, 1961 



* Ty Cobb burial (1st report)

* Detroit Tigers

* Major league baseball MLB

* In a Detroit publication (rare)




The sport's section (page4-D) has a two column heading: "Cobb Laid to Rest" (see) Also a editorial headed: "Cobb 'Ran Wild' Under Jennings" And a 13 x 10 inch advertisement for Louisville Slugger showing a Illust... See More  

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$62.00
680927

Persecution of Jews in 1938 Berlin....

Item #680927

November 26, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 26, 1938



* Post Crystal Night  (Kristallnacht)

* Persecution of Jews continues

* Jewish property in jeopardy




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "REICH TO ELIMINATE JEWISH RETAILERS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the ongoing persecution of Jews shortly after Kristallnacht (night of broken glass).

Other news, sports and advertisements... See More  

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$44.00
680926

1943 Allied Invasion of Italy...

Item #680926

September 04, 1943

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 4, 1943 



* Allied Invasion of Italy

* Italian Campaign

* World War I




The front page has a nice banner headline above the masthead: "NEW INVASION ARMY STRIKES AT ITALY" with subhead. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all 28 pages, minor margin swear, generally nice.... See More  

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$46.00
680922

Traveling in the United States...

Item #680922

April 10, 1852

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, April 10, 1852  Included are two pages of: "Traveling In the United States" which includes four prints including steam ship, sleighing, and railroad. Good text as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$37.00
680921

1913 suffragettes plan march w/ photo......

Item #680921

February 07, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 7, 1913



* Women's suffrage movement

* re. NYC to Washington D.C. march

* Rosalie Gardiner Jones

* Suffragists - suffragettes




The front page has a three column photo: "SUFFRAGETTE MARCHERS LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues ... See More  

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$39.00
680919

The "Confederate" newspaper from Kentucky...

Item #680919

September 12, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 12, 1861 



* Rare pro-Confederate title

* 1st year of the Civil War




Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confed... See More  

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$87.00
680909

Yankees admit atrocities... and refuse to fight...

Item #680909

February 07, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Feb. 7, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "Additional From The North" "The Revolution in the North--Great Indignation at the Military Arrests of the Administration..." "Disaffection In The Yankee Army--the Soldiers Refusing to Fight--Their Confessions o... See More  

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$83.00
680902

Early report of the gold diggings in California... Slave ship captured...

Item #680902

December 16, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 1848  The ftpg. has a brief report headed: "Value Of Land in California" due to the discovery of gold.

Page 3 has over half a column of detailed reporting headed: "Later From the Gold Region" which is an early report, as most gold diggings were in 1849.

Also on page 3 is a report: "The Mormons in California have lai... See More  

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$57.00
680900

Photo of the Rocky Mountains in the masthead...

Item #680900

September 22, 1911

MOUNTAIN AND PLAIN, Denver, Colorado, Sept. 22, 1911  One of the few newspapers we have seen which has a photograph in the masthead, in this case a photo of the Rocky Mountains.

The front page is part of a continuing article: "Denver's Assets" with a photo.

A volume one issue, 16 pages, 9 by 12 inches, printed on glossy stock newsprint, nice condition.

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$29.00
680899

Famous Tom Sayers & John Heenan boxing match...

Item #680899

April 30, 1860

NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, April 30, 1860 



* John C. Heenan vs. Tom Sayers

* Famous boxing match - fight




Appearing at the top of the first column on pg. 6 are headlines reporting one of the most famous boxing matches of the nineteenth century involving John Heenan, the American champion, and Tom Sayers, the English champion.

In the third column under "The Great Fight" is a detailed a... See More  

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$56.00
680898

The first "learned society"...

Item #680898

August 15, 1816

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C. August 15, 1816  The second page carries an article "A number of the citizens of the District of Columbia, impressed with the importance of forming an association for the purpose of promoting useful knowledge, met on the 28th day of June, 1816,... agreeably to public notice the committee appointed as aforesaid reported the following draft of a con... See More  

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$47.00
680895

Jerusalem attacked by air....

Item #680895

July 12, 1948

NEW YORK TIMES, July 12, 1948 



* Jerusalem attacked by airplanes (1st time)

* Arab-Israeli War - Egypt

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica




The front page has a one column head that includes: "ARABS ENCIRCLED AT VITAL HIGHWAY, SURRENDER LYDDA" "PLANES ATTACK HOLY CITY" "Raid Made by Egyptian Fliers--Iraqi Troops Lead Capture of 7 Villages Above Jenin" and more. The ... See More  

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680893

United States declaration of war upon Spain...

Item #680893

April 25, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 25, 1898



* United States declaration of war upon Spain

* Spanish-American War begins




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WAR IS DECLARED" with subheads. (see) 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... See More  

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$57.00
680890

Mutuals win the championship... Each inning telegraphed to other cities....

Item #680890

September 23, 1870

NEW-YORK TIMES, Sept. 23, 1870  Page 3 has: "The Championship Contest--Mutual vs. Atlantic--The Mutuals Win the Championship Pennant--Score 10-4." It begins: "The Fall campaign of the ball-playing season...culminated yesterday in the signal success of the Mutual Club, in their home-and-home game with the noted Atlantics, the holders of the whip-pennant. The event has been an
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$54.00
680889

"Memphis" newspaper printed in Atlanta, Georgia... Jefferson Davis' stirring address to his soldiers...

Item #680889

February 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 14, 1864 



* Very rare Confederate title

* Publisher on the run




See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper.

Among the front page items are: "President Davis' Address to the Army" which is rather lengthy & signed in type: Jefferson Davis. This is a very nice, rousing address to his sold... See More  

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$226.00
680888

Admiral William T. Sampson takes command...

Item #680888

March 24, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 24, 1898



* Rear Admiral William T. Sampson

* Takes command of North Atlantic Squadron

* Pre-Spanish-American War - U.S. Navy




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

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$40.00
680887

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #680887

March 30, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 30, 1878 



* Historic Phonograph invention

* Thomas Edison - inventor




Page 3 has a nice illustration of Edison's recent invention, the phonograph.

Amazed by this uncomplicated apparatus, the report begins: "It is a peculiar feature of the Edison phonograph that no mere description can impart any real adequate idea of its perfo

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$184.00
680885

1898 James J. Jeffries boxing...

Item #680885

March 23, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 23, 1898



* James J. Jeffries vs. Peter Jackson

* Heavyweight boxing fight - match




The front page has a one column heading: "PETE JACKSON WHIPPED" with subheads. (see) This was prior to Jeffries gaining the World heavyweight title. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues th... See More  

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680880

Very beginning of the Panic of 1873...

Item #680880

September 18, 1873

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 18, 1873 



* Wall Street - stock market failure

* Panic of 1873 beginning

* Brooklyn Trust Company

* In a NYC publication




The front page has early reporting on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company. The top of the first column has a heading: "ANOTHER BIG DEFALCATION&qu... See More  

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680879

1907 Harry Orchard murder trial...

Item #680879

July 26, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1907



* Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard)

* Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg

* Assassination - murder trial




The front page has a four column heading: "TURNING LIME LIGHT ON HAYWOOD TESTIMONY" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues th... See More  

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680878

1899 Hampton, Virginia yellow fever pandemic...

Item #680878

July 31, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 31, 1899



* Hampton, Virginia

* Yellow fever - jack

* Epidemic - pandemic




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "YELLOW JACK SCARE" 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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680877

Actress Lily Langtry weds in 1899...

Item #680877

July 19, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 19, 1899



* Cowboys vs. Indians

* Chief Swift Bear

* Badlands fight


 


The front page is a one column heading: "DESPERATE REDSKINS" 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,... See More  

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680871

1916 submarine bombarment of Seaham, England...

Item #680871

July 12, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 12, 1916



* Seaham, County Durham, England

* German submarine bombardment

* World War I - WWI colliery village




The front page has a nice banner headline: "DIVER SHELLS BRITISH PORT" 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 tota... See More  

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$42.00
680870

1862 Battle of Malvern Hill, Virginia...

Item #680870

August 09, 1862

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 9, 1862



* Malvern Hill Virginia
* General George M'Clellan
 
This issue is loaded with interesting Civil War reports from the time it happened with the following one column headings on page 5: "News From M'Clellan's Army" "Withdrawal of Gen. Hooker's Forces from Malvern Hill" "Appearance of the Rebels in
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680869

1914 Battle of Liege... Belgium...

Item #680869

August 08, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 8, 1914



* Battle of Liege - Belgium

* German invasion of Belgium

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a banner heading:  "Attack on Belgian Forts Resumed by German Army" 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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$40.00
680866

Yankee deserters escape... along Williamsburg Road...

Item #680866

January 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, , Virginia, Jan. 19, 1864  A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page has: "Tenure of Cabinet Officers--Report of the Committee on the Judiciary" "which takes most of the page. Also on the front page: "City Intelligence" "Confiscation of Yankee Goods" "Captain John Kennedy" and other smaller items.... See More  

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$77.00
680864

Death of General Hood? Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680864

September 24, 1863

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Sept. 24, 1863 



* From the capital of the Confederacy

* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia




A nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. The front page includes: "From the Army of Northern Virginia" "From City Point--The Flag of Truce" and more. Perhaps the most interesting item is: "The Late Major General Hood" whic... See More  

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$67.00
680862

From Confederate North Carolina...

Item #680862

August 17, 1861

THE DAILY JOURNAL, Wilmington, North Carolina, Aug. 17, 1861 



* Rare Confederate publication



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed: "Confederate States of America" in the dateline.

Pages 2 & 3 have various Civil War reports including: "Order Of Battle Accompaniment to Gen. McDowell's Report" "The Sick & Wounded" "Difficulty o... See More  

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$68.00
680861

The 'Christmas Edition' from San Diego...

Item #680861

December 17, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Dec. 17, 1914  The front page is quite displayable being the "Christmas Edition" with a two-color print taking most of the front page, beneath which is text headed: "Christmas Is Near!'

Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
680860

A Winslow Homer Christmas print... Santa Claus...

Item #680860

January 02, 1869

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1869  The full front page is a nice print: "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" showing a full-figure Santa Claus carrying a Christmas tree. Inside is a full page Winslow Homer print: "Christmas Belles" showing a family in a sleigh.

Another full page has: 'Home for the Holidays" and other prints include: "The Chr... See More  

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$108.00
680859

F.S. Church Christmas bears print...

Item #680859

December 14, 1893

CHRISTMAS NUMBER - FRANK LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1893 The full front page is a nice print of: "A Christmas Visit to Grandma". Although there are many full page Christmas prints within, certainly the most notable would be the nice full page: "The Christmas Slide" by the famed artist Frank S. Church, showing his iconic bears sliding in the snow.

The complete issu... See More  

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680858

F.S. Chrurch Christmas bears print...

Item #680858

December 14, 1893

CHRISTMAS NUMBER - FRANK LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1893 The full front page is a nice print of: "A Christmas Visit to Grandma". Although there are many full page Christmas prints within, certainly the most notable would be the nice full page: "The Christmas Slide" by the famed artist Frank S. Church, showing his iconic bears sliding in the snow.

The complete issu... See More  

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$84.00
680854

Baseball report in a sporting newspaper, before the Civil War...

Item #680854

June 04, 1859

THE NEW YORK CLIPPER, June 4, 1859  The front page features a print of the: "Royal YHacht Squadron Club House, Cowes."

Page 3 has most of a column headed: "Ball Play" with much detailed reporting of games, including 4 box scores.

This was a sports-themed newspaper with a wealth of reporting on various games, etc.

Eight pages, old mends near the spine and on page 2, othe... See More  

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$37.00
680851

Celebrating the generals after the war...

Item #680851

June 08, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, June 8, 1865  Among the first column heads are: "Our President" "Monster Meeting Last Night at Cooper Institution" "Outpouring of the Masses for the Administration" "The Hero Grant" "It was Big, Great, Immense, Prodigious!" "Brilliant Array of Generals" and more.

Pages 4 & 5 have more column heads on the war inc... See More  

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680846

1914 HMS Bulwark battleship explosion disaster...

Item #680846

November 26, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 26, 1914



* HMS Bulwark - London-class battleship

* Royal Navy explosion disaster - English Channel




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering:  "BRITISH BATTLESHIP BULWARK IS BLOWN UP" with subhead. (see)  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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680845

Are the Dead Sea Scrolls a hoax?...

Item #680845

March 04, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1949 



* Dead Sea Scrolls a hoax?



Page 19 has half a column taken up with a report headed: "BIBLE SCROLL 'FIND' SUSPECTED AS HOAX" "Dr. Zeitlin of Dropsie College Splits With Other Scholars on Dead Sea Discovery". This is a report on the recently-found Dead Sea Scrolls and curious that this report focuses on a scholar who believes ... See More  

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680844

1914 Siege of Namur... Belgium...

Item #680844

August 25, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 25, 1914



* Siege of Namur ends - Belgium

* Captured by German Empire

* World War I - WWII




The front page has a banner heading: "Namur Fortifications Are Captured By Attackers" 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 a... See More  

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680843

1914 Battle of Halen... England declares war...

Item #680843

August 13, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 13, 1914



* Battle of Helen - the Silver Helmets - Belgium

* United Kingdom declares war on Austria-Hungary




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "GERMANS MEET CRUSHING DEFEAT AT BELGIANS' HANDS" and: "Hostilities Against-Hungary Are Commenced By France and England" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. The war ... See More  

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$52.00
680840

1916 hunt for Pancho Villa...

Item #680840

March 24, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 24, 1916



* Pancho Villa expedition

* Post Columbus, New Mexico raid

* United States soldiers pursue Mexican bandit




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BELIEVE VILLA NEAR CAPTURE" 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 n... See More  

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$44.00
680838

1916 Johnstown, Pennsylvania trolley cars disaster...

Item #680838

August 12, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 12, 1916



* Johnstown (Echo), Cambria Co., Pennsylvania

* Southern Cambria Railway trolley cars accident




The front page has a nice banner headline : "MANY KILLED IN CRASH" 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 fragil... See More  

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680836

1916 Battle of Gorizia... Italy...

Item #680836

August 09, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 9, 1916



* Sixth Battle of the Isonzo

* Gorizia, Northeastern Italy




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ITALIANS WIN GORIZIA" 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 paper. Rare as such... See More  

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680830

Arizona outlaw James Fleming Parker hanged...

Item #680830

June 03, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 3, 1898



* James Fleming Parker hanging

 * Arizona outlaw - murderer




The front page has a small one column heading: "Noted Outlaw Hanged" (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, 23 x 19 1... See More  

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680828

1907 Harry Orchard murder trial...

Item #680828

June 18, 1907

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 18, 1907



* Albert Horsley (Harry Orchard)

* Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg

* Assassination - murder trial




The front page has a nice banner headline: "WILL IMPEACH ORCHARD'S TESTIMONY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues tha... See More  

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680827

War news from this Confederate newspaper...

Item #680827

July 11, 1864

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, July 11, 1864 



* From the origin of the American Civil War



This was one of just a few newspapers which printed "Confederate States of America" in their masthead.

Front page reports include: "From Gen. Lee's Army" "From Richmond - Operations in the Valley" "Later Yankee News" "Siege of Charleston&... See More  

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$82.00
680826

Howard Hughes flies around the world...

Item #680826

July 10, 1938

Here is a rare opportunity to have the complete set of Howard Hughes' record setting flight around the World in the famous NEW YORK TIMES. You get all seven issues from the planned takeoff to the ticker tape parade afterwards. The dates are July 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, 1938.

Each issue has front page headlines on this event with more on the insides as well. You can see most of the head... See More  

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$212.00
680824

A "Diabolical Courant" newspaper within... Map of Northern Italy...

Item #680824

January 01, 1747

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1747  Of curious interest is the printing of a satire "newspaper" taking 2 1/2 pages, titled "The Diabolical Courant; or, Hellish Intelligencer". It's theme is on the recent English Civil War.

Otherwise various European reports and news of the day.

Complete in 56 pages, full title/contents page featuring a very nice & detail... See More  

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$39.00
680823

A "Diabolical Courant" newspaper within... Map of Northern Italy...

Item #680823

January 01, 1747

THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, January, 1747  Of curious interest is the printing of a satire "newspaper" taking 2 1/2 pages, titled "The Diabolical Courant; or, Hellish Intelligencer". It's theme is on the recent English  Civil War.

Included as well is a foldout map titled: "A Map of the Northern Parts of Italy Containing Savoy, Piemont, Milan, Parma, Mantua... See More  

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$75.00
680822

1916 Preparedness Day Bombing arrests...

Item #680822

August 02, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 2, 1916



* Preparedness Day Bombing arrests

* re. American entry into World War I




The front page has a nice banner headline: "FIVE INDICTED IN BOMB PLOT" 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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680821

Battle Of Waterloo...

Item #680821
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, Supplement issue for the January-June volume, 1815



* Battle of Waterloo - Belgium

* Duke of Wellington vs. Napoleon I




This "Supplement" issue reports one of the more notable military events in European history, the battle of Waterloo in which Napoleon Buonparte was defeated by England's Duke of Wellington. And terrific to have this in a Br... See More  

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$78.00
680820

1999 death of Joe DiMaggio...

Item #680820

March 08, 1999

DAILY NEWS, Extra, New York City, March 8, 1999



* Death of Joe Dimmagio

* New York Yankees icon

* MLB baseball star




The front page has a nice photo of DiMaggio with heading: "Joe DiMaggio - 1914-1999" (see) Much more on following pages, too much to photograph all. Great to have in this famous NYC tabloid publication.



Complete with over 40 pages, great condition.... See More  

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$68.00
680817

1873 Mark Twain letter re. Shah of Persia...

Item #680817

July 11, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 11, 1873



* Mark Twain - Samuel Clemens letter

* Shah of Persia visit to London, England

* Nasar al-Din Shah Qajar




Page 3 has a letter by Mark Twain with many headings that include: "SHAH'D" "Mark Twain Hookd the Persian Out of the English Channel'" and more. (see) The letter takes up almost 2 columns and is signed in type: Mark Twain

C... See More  

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$36.00
680816

1908 Masonic Grand Lodge fire... Baltimore...

Item #680816

January 17, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 17, 1908



* Masonic Grand Lodge fire disaster

* Baltimore, Maryland - Freemasons




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "MASONIC TEMPLE AT BALTIMORE BURNED" 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 th... See More  

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680815

1914 World War I beginning...

Item #680815

July 27, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1914



* World War I close (eve)

* Austria - Germany & more

* "War to end all wars"




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "GREAT POWERS ARE STRIVING TO BRING PEACE IN EUROPE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. The war would officially begin the very next day. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition b... See More  

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$42.00
680814

1914 MLB Baseball strike ?......

Item #680814

July 20, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 20, 1914



* MLB baseball strike threatened



The front page has a banner headline
: "STRIKE OF ALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS THREATENED" 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.

Complete... See More  

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$38.00
680812

A review of Beethoven's new work, & critical of the waltz...

Item #680812
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1813



* Ludwig Van Beethoven



 Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Twelve Waltzes, for the Pianoforte, composed by L. Van Beethoven." The review includes: "...While we are recommending these pleasing compositions to our musical readers, let no one suppose that our commendation extends to the disgusting ... See More  

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$55.00
680810

Ludwig van Beethoven and Handel...

Item #680810
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, March, 1813



* Ludwig Van Beethoven

*
George Frideric Handel

* Early 19th century music




 Under: "Review of New Musical Publications" is: "Mary's Warning: an Arietta, composed with an Accompaniment for the Piano-forte, By Lewis [sic] van Beethoven." The review includes: "We are much pleased with this song. The vocal melo... See More  

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$98.00
680798

Print of Jewish hospital...

Item #680798
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England December, 1819  The prime feature would be the full page plate of the: "Jew's Hospital, Mile End Road, Whitechapel". Accompanying it is a descriptive article which takes more than a full page.

The other plate called for is lacking.

Complete in 94 pages, full title/contents page featuring an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 ... See More  

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$60.00
680797

Print of Jewish hospital...

Item #680797
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England December, 1819  The prime feature would be the full page plate of the: "Jew's Hospital, Mile End Road, Whitechapel". Accompanying it is a descriptive article which takes more than a full page.

Also included is the plate: "South View of Chesterfield Church, Derbyshire".

Complete in 94 pages, full title/contents page featur... See More  

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$63.00
680789

The very historic Duche letter to General Washington... Battle of the Kegs...

Item #680789

February 19, 1778

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778 



* Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress

* Famous letter to General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War




A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the ot... See More  

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$1,225.00
680786

Davy Crockett heads for Texas...

Item #680786

December 26, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 26, 1835 



* Rare Davy Crockett report



The front page includes: "The emigration to Arkansas is very great--'with large droves of negroes'...exclusive of those who are about to join the people of Texas. Col. Crocket has left Little Rock, with his followers, for Texas. Many others had the same destination."  Just over 2 mon... See More  

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$78.00
680784

Early San Francisco with a wealth of local news & ads...

Item #680784

August 29, 1868

DAILY ALTA CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1868  A large size newspaper of four pages with a wealth of both local news events and local advertisements. Never bound nor trimmed, 3 folds with minor wear at a fold juncture.

Early California from just 19 years after the Gold Rush. Folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

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$38.00
680782

The very first issue published...

Item #680782

March 06, 1881

DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE, Farmington and Lakeville, Minnesota, March 6, 1881 



* Volume 1 Number 1 issue



This is the first issue published, the volume 1, number 1 issue as noted in the masthead. Gregory notes that only the Minnesota Historical Society has any issues of this title, and just a few from the 19th century.

Four pages, archivally repaired at the spine, archival strengthening at ... See More  

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$57.00
680780

Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee...

Item #680780

September 30, 1934

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1934 



* Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee 

* New York Yankees - Major league baseball

* Best title to be had ?




Page 3 of the sport's section reports on Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee: "YANKEES LOSE, 8-5, THEN TRIUMPH, 9-6", "Ruth Wallops 22d Homer and Drives in Three Runs in Opener at Washington", "Gets Uni... See More  

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$58.00
680777

1916 New York City polio epidemic...

Item #680777

July 13, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 13, 1916



* New York City polio - infantile paralysis epidemic



The front page has six column headline: "EPIDEMIC TAKES FRESH SPURT" 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.

Complete with 12 pa... See More  

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$42.00
680774

Interment of Abraham Lincoln reported in his hometown newspaper...

Item #680774

May 05, 1865

ILLINOIS STATE JOURNAL, Springfield, May 5, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral & burial

* The very best title to be had

* An extremely rare opportunity here




Obviously a very damaged newspaper (see photos) however this is a newspaper from Lincoln's hometown, with coverage of his funeral & interment, and from the city where Lincoln was buried.

Although the front page has... See More  

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$350.00
680771

1914 Federal Reserve Bank formally opens...

Item #680771

November 16, 1914

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 16, 1914



* Federal Reserve Bank Officially opens for business



The front page has a two column heading: "RESERVE BANKS NOW READY FOR BUSINESS" (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 12 pages, small librar... See More  

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$40.00
680769

USS S-4 (SS-109) submarine sinking...

Item #680769

December 19, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 19, 1927



* USS S-4 (SS-109) submarine sinking



The top of the front page has a banner headline: "SIX MEN FOUND ALIVE IN TORPEDO ROOM OD SUNKEN S-4; TAP PATHETIC PLEA 'HOW LONG WILL YOU BE?' TO DIVER; NAVY BATTLES AGAINST TIME TO LIFT SHATTERED CRAFT" with subheads and related illustration. (see) Lengthy coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with ... See More  

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$48.00
680768

Early for color newspaper pages...

Item #680768

January 30, 1898

LE PETIT JOURNAL [The Little Newspaper]--Supplement, Paris, France, Jan. 30, 1898  This was a quite successful conservative, daily newspaper published from 1863 to 1944. Beginning in 1884 they did a weekly "Supplement" famous for their color lithograph front and back pages.

Such full page color prints in 19th century issues were rather uncommon. Quite displayable as such.

Complete... See More  

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$17.00
680763

Death of Adolph Hitler in a Nazi newspaper...

Item #680763

May 02, 1945

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey, May 2, 1945 



* Adolph Hitler death

* Nazi Germany fallen apart

* In a German occupation issue (very rare)




This is a terrific newspaper, as this island in the English Channel was under Nazi control during WWII, and as such all the news reports were pro-Nazi although in English, given the residents were English speaking.

This issue carries a very brie... See More  

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$224.00
680762

Ol' Rip the Horned Toad... Eastland, Texas...

Item #680762

February 20, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 20, 1928



* Ol' Rip the Horned Toad still alive - lizard

* Eastland, Texas Courthouse - entombed animal




The top of the front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Toad Alive After 31 Years Sealed in Texas Cornerstone" (see) First report coverage on the famous toad being discovered still alive in the cornerstone of the courthouse in East... See More  

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$49.00
680758

Last U.S. soldier leaves Vietnam in 1973...

Item #680758

March 29, 1973

THE TIMES-UNION, March 29, 1973



* Last American soldier to leave Vietnam

* Master Sergeant Max Bielke photo




The front page has a nice banner headline: "After 12 Years, We Leave Vietnam" with subheads and related photo showing Master Sergeant Max Bielke leaving in a transport helicopter. Bielke is considered the last U.S. soldier to leave Saigon after the war.

Complete 1sat secti... See More  

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$57.00
680755

Creating the state of Israel...

Item #680755

May 16, 1948

NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1948



* State of Israel is established

* Israel is recognized by the United States

* Skirmishing between Arabs & Jews continue




The front page features a 5 column, 3 line head: "Arab Armies Invade Palestine; Reach Gaza, Bomb Tel Aviv Again; U.S. Considers Lifting Arms Ban" with related subheads including: "Attack Concerted" "4-Front Blow S... See More  

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$330.00
680752

Lincoln formalizes Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday...

Item #680752

October 05, 1863

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, October 5, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation

* America's national day of Thanksgiving begins




Although almost every President since George Washington has issued a proclamation for a "day of thanksgiving", typically celebrated in November but at other times of the year as well, it was Abraham Lincoln who formalized Thanksgiving Day to be... See More  

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$545.00
680744

World War II in Europe is over...

Item #680744

May 09, 1945

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 9, 1945 



* World War II - WWII

* Germany surrenders

* European theatre ends




The two line bold, banner headline announces: "NAZIS SIGN NEW SURRENDER; PEACE RATIFIED IN BERLIN" with subheads and a color illustration showing Dwight Eisenhower with the ghosts of other American military heroes in the background. Related photos on the back page.

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$62.00
680742

An uncommon title from this Northern California town...

Item #680742

November 01, 1879

DEMOCRATIC WEEKLY DISPATCH, Ukiah City, California, November 1, 1879



* Rare Old West publication



Very nice newspaper from this Northern California town, recently voted the #6 best place to live in the United States. It is rare that we have issues from this city to offer.

Various news and ads of the day. Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, very nice condition.... See More  

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$42.00
680738

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #680738

November 22, 1963

ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, November 22, 1963 



* Terrific issue for display

* JFK John F. Kennedy assassination




Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Chief Executive Ambushed In Dallas Motorcade; Gov. Connal... See More  

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$72.00
680737

First of this title we have offered?

Item #680737

March 18, 1837

STAR IN THE EAST & NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSALIST, Concord, March 18, 1837



* Rare publication

* Merrimack County




A religious newspaper with a nice masthead. Perhaps the first of this title we have offered.

Four pages, light damp staining at the right side, good shape.... See More  

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$39.00
680736

Horrors of Camp Chase & Andersonville...

Item #680736

September 27, 1865

THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1865 



* Camp Chase in Columbus, Ohio



Most of the front page is taken up with a quite lengthy report headed: "The Horrors Of Camp Chase" "A Companion To Andersonville" with many subheads.

Other reports include: "Infamous!" "A Two-Penny Tyrant" "Mill On Negro Suffrage" "The Confederate Leaders in... See More  

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$32.00
680735

Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West show...

Item #680735

October 02, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 2, 1885  Page 7 contains an advertisement for "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a nice print of him. Good text on those in the show, with special mention that the show: "...features the Renowned Sioux Chief, Sitting Bull..." with more.

Twelve pages, various browning, should be handled carefully.

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$36.00
680733

How Napoleon treats Americans...

Item #680733

May 01, 1812

THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, May 1, 1812  Page 2 has: "Buonaparte's Treatment to the American" taking most of a column & introduced with: "The following is a plain unvarnished narrative of the cruelties & sufferings experienced by one of our fellow citizens during his captivity with our 'dear friends'...".

Four pages, damp staining to the bottom half,... See More  

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$26.00
680732

John Adams invited to celebrate the anniversary of the Pilgrims landing at Plymouth...

Item #680732

March 30, 1803

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 30, 1803  The ftpg. has a letter from the people of Plymouth to John Adams inviting him to a celebration of: "...the first landing of our Fore Fathers at this place.", with his response, signed in type: John Adams.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, archival strengthening at the spine, good condition.

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$35.00
680731

Unusual tightrope walking print ad...

Item #680731

July 15, 1818

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, July 15, 1818 



* Tightrope walking ad

* Boston circus




News of the day with many ads throughout. The most interesting content is a page 3 illustrated advertisement for "Mr. Vilallave" and his tightrope walking exhibition, which includes a print of him on the wire.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$30.00
680725

Princeton University celebrates its 150th anniversary...

Item #680725

October 24, 1896

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 24, 1896 



* Princeton University

* Prints - illustrations




The full ftpg. has 6 photo prints of notable buildings on the campus of Princeton University, this issue celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding. Inside as a related article: "The Sesquicentennial Celebration of Princeton University" which includes two more photos.

Sixteen... See More  

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$43.00
680721

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #680721

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay". A portion o... See More  

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$93.00
680720

Electric baseball "scoreboard" for remote "viewing"...

Item #680720

January 24, 1891

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 24, 1891  An inside page has novel new invention headed: "Electrical Sporting Bulletin" which has about half a page of text and two illustrations, one captioned; "Electrical Base Ball Bulletin" and the other: "Diagram of Mechanism & Electrical Connections of the Base Ball Bulletin--Plan View of Double Relay".

A portion of ... See More  

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$90.00
680719

Nast Santa Claus centerfold...

Item #680719

December 26, 1863

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 26, 1863



* Thomas Nast Santa Claus wood block engraving



 The feature of this issue is the very displayable doublepage centerfold titled: "Christmas, 1863" which includes 6 vignettes by Thomas Nast, one showing Santa Claus with his bag over his back looking over two sleeping children. A very displayable print which measures about 16 by 21 inc... See More  

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$98.00
680717

The Battle of Chickamauga...

Item #680717

January 02, 1864

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, Jan. 2, 1864 



* Battle of Chickamauga - Georgia

* General George H. Thomas account




As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts. The entire front page is taken up with: "The Military Situation" giving reports from various fields of oper... See More  

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$36.00
680716

Valentina Tereshkova... 1st woman in space...

Item #680716

June 20, 1963

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, June 20, 1963



* Valentina Tereshkova - 1st woman in space

* Vostok 6 - Russian spaceship




This 48 page newspaper has a three column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Moscow Rejoices in 'Seagull's' Flight" with related photos. (see) Tells of the Soviet Union putting the 1st ever woman into space.



Other news of the day throu... See More  

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$56.00
680715

Printed during the Revolutionary War...

Item #680715

March 10, 1780

THE EDINBURGH ADVERTISER, March 10, 1780



* American Revolutionary War era newspaper



Although from the midst of the Revolutionary War I cannot find any reference to it, this issue filled primarily with reports from Europe, including military reports.

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

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$33.00
680713

Alan Shepard begins the space race... In a Florida newspaper...

Item #680713

May 05, 1961

ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, May 5, 1961 



* Astronaut Alan Shepard

* 1st American in space

* Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7




The very large, bold banner headline above the masthead proclaims America's entry into the space race, reading: "SHEP DID IT!" noting America's first astronaut's journey into space aboard the spacecraft "Freedom 7". From beginnin... See More  

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$88.00
680711

Surrender of Lee at Appomattox...

Item #680711

April 15, 1865

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 15, 1865 



* General Robert E. Lee

* Confederate Army of Northern Virginia

* Surrender at Appomattox Court House




Subtitled: "Gazette Of The Regular And Volunteer Forces", this 16 page issue is simply filled with military reports, almost entirely on the Civil War at this time. 

This issue is dated the day Abraham Lincoln died. The... See More  

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$320.00
680710

Reporting on the War of 1812...

Item #680710

January 22, 1814

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 22, 1814  Much reporting from "Congress" includes letters signed in type by James Madison, John Q. Adams and James Monroe. Also: "Events of the War" is nearly 2 pages of reports from the on-going War of 1812 including subheads: "Traitors--Actual & Moral" "Flag of Truce" "the Niagara Frontier" "The ... See More  

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$28.00
680705

Bank robbery, then robbers caught... Broadside...

Item #680705

September 04, 1878

THE ADVANCE, Red Wing, Minnesota, Sept. 4, 1878  Page 2 has: "Treaty With Indians" which begins: "Generals Howard, Wheaton, Sawhille...met Indian chiefs at Umatilla, Oregon & had a general pow-wow...". Also: "A Missouri Daytime Bank Robbery" which has much on a robbery in Concordia, Minnesota including: "...three men entered the bank...jumped over the co... See More  

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$57.00
680704

Brigham Young & the Mormons contemplate moving to Hawaii...

Item #680704

June 05, 1871

RICHMOND DAILY WHIG, Virginia, June 5, 1871



* Mormons - Mormonism

* Brigham Young to Hawaii ?




Page 2 has an article: "The Mormons and the Sandwich Islands" which begins: "Brigham Young finds himself so hemmed in by Gentiles and Gentile influences, and subjected to so many trials and tribulations in consequence of the influx into his dominions of so many antagonistic elements,... See More  

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$51.00
680699

Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #680699

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881



* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial




The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner..."; ... See More  

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$56.00
680696

Dalton Gang & the Red Rock train robbery...

Item #680696

June 02, 1892

DAILY TIMES, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, June 2, 1892  The back page has an item headed: "A Train Looted By Robbers" "They Don't Hurt the Passengers But Entirely Empty the Safe" with the text noting: "...passenger train was held up last night be masked robbers at Red Rock in the Cherokee strip...The robbers entered the express car, broke open the safe & secured t... See More  

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$84.00
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