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677886

Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth...

Item #677886

May 11, 1937

THE WINDSOR DAILY STAR, Ontario, Coronation, May 11, 1937



* King George VI & Queen Elizabeth

* Coronation at Westminster Abbey




The front page has a banner heading in red lettering: "'Long May They Reign'" with subheads and large photo. (see) Much more inside. Great for display and nice to have in this title.

Twenty-eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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677880

A failed slave insurrection in Virginia...

Item #677880
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, February, 1802  Among the news reports near the back under "America" is a report which tells of a quelched slave revolt in Virginia which is related to the more famous Gabriel's Conspiracy of 1800. It reads: "A letter from Richmond, Virginia...states that an insurrection of the negroes at Petersburgh, Norway, had been discover in tim
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677869

Tuskegee Airmen honored at museum...

Item #677869

September 26, 1982

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1982



* Tuskegee Airmen honored w/ opneing

* African American pilots of WWII

* National Air and Space Museum exhibit

* 1982 Wilkes-Barre shootings

* George Banks spree killings




The top of page 33 has a two column heading: "Museum Exhibit Traces Blacks' Role in Aviation" with related pictorial. (see) First report coverage on the "Black Wings... See More  

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677868

1982 Wilkes-Barre shootings... George Banks...

Item #677868

September 26, 1982

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 26, 1982



* 1982 Wilkes-Barre shootings

* George Banks spree killings




Near the bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Gunman Kills 13 in a Pennsylvania Rampage" with related photo. (see) First report coverage continues inside with another related photo.

Complete 1st section only with all 32 pages, nice condition.



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677866

1931 Midwest prohibition wars...

Item #677866

July 23, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 23, 1931



* Fort Wayne, Indiana alcohol war

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a great banner headline concerning the prohibition wars in the Midwest: "SLAYS TWO DRY TRAPPERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born o... See More  

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677865

1st William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition...

Item #677865

June 01, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 1, 1928



* First Putnam Competition

* Harvard University wins




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Harvard Team Wins 'Brain Test' Over Yale, Taking Putnam Prize of $5,000 in Books" (see) This was the very 1st Putnam Competition before it became a annual event ten years later and is still played to this day.

Complete with 48 pages, ... See More  

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677864

1903 Carrie Nation creates scene in government......

Item #677864

November 19, 1903

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn., Nov. 19, 1903



* Carrie Nation ejected from White House

* Temperance movement - pro-prohibition




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CARRIE NATION AT WHITE HOUSE" with subheads. (see)

Eight pages, light, even toning, irregular along the spine, should be handled with care.... See More  

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677860

FDR death in 1945....

Item #677860

April 14, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1945



* Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR death

* Lying in state at the White House

* Warm Springs GA Georgia




The front page has a banner headline: "ROOSEVELT RITES IN WHITE HOUSE TODAY..." with subheads and photo of Truman.  More on the following pages.

Other news of the day with much on World War II. Complete in 28 pages, rag edition in great conditio... See More  

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677856

Sherman's advance.. Nashville, Tennessee...

Item #677856

December 08, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 8, 1864  
 
* William T. Sherman's march to the sea
* Third Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee
 
Among the front page column heads are: "SHERMAN'S PROGRESS", "Rebel Reports of His Whereabouts", "His Cavalry on the Savannah River", "Where He Will Probably Cross that Stream", "Rebel Fe
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677855

Incorporating the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts...

Item #677855

May 12, 1886

PITTSFIELD EVENING JOURNAL--SUPPLEMENT, Massachusetts, May 12, 1886 



* Creating the city charter 

* Pittsfield, MA charter




This is a significant "Supplement" issue for the city of Pittsfield, as most of the front page is taken up with:



"THE FULL TEXT" "Of The Proposed City Charter" "An Act to Incorporarte the City of Pittsfield" as the on... See More  

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677854

Meridian race riot of 1871... Ku Klux Klan...

Item #677854

March 07, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 7, 1871



* Meridian MS Mississippi

* Race riot - Freedmen

* KKK Ku Klux Klan




The bottom of page 5 has small one column heading: "Fatal Affray In Mississippi", followed by brief text - this being 1st report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot.

Other news of the day and period advertising is found throughout.

Complete in 8 pages, minor spine wea... See More  

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677853

1922 Sulphur Springs, Missouri train collision....

Item #677853

August 07, 1922

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 7, 1922



* Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County, Missouri

* Missouri Pacific trains collide disaster




The front page has a one column heading: "TOLL OF WRECK MAY TOTAL 60 DEAD, 65 HURT" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the terrible train collision at Sulphur Springs, Missouri.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 30 pa... See More  

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677851

Sid Hatfield's not guilty verdict......

Item #677851

March 21, 1921

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 21, 1921



* Sid Hatfield & others not guilty

* Battle of Matewan WV fame




Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Matewan Battle Defendants Freed" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the acquittal of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, and others in West Virginia. He would be killed in a shooto... See More  

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677850

Battle of Mukden ending in 1905...

Item #677850

March 09, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 9, 1905



* Battle of Mukden ending

* Shenyang, Manchuria

* Russo-Japanese War




The front has a nice banner headline: "JAPANESE ARE CLOSING THE IRON RING ABOUT KUROPATKIN'S RETREATING ARMY" 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 a... See More  

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677846

1905 Hazen, Nevada lynching of Red Wood...

Item #677846

February 25, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 25, 1905



* Hazen, Churchill County, Nevada

* Infamous Red Wood lynching




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "MOB LYNCHES HOLD-UP MAN WITH" with subhead. (see) This was the last lynching in the state of Nevada. 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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677842

Early Al Capone... Cigarettes don't cause cancer ?....

Item #677842

July 10, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1928



* Early Al Capone report

* Chicago gangster war

* Alcohol - beer - prohibition era

* re. Frankie Yale Uale murder




Page 25 has one column headings that include: "CAPONE PUTS 5 HERE DAY UALE WAS SLAIN" "Politicians See Gangster" "Track Capone Gangsters" and more. Coverage on Capone this early are somewhat rare, prior... See More  

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677840

1905 Lochner v. New York... 10 hr. work day...

Item #677840

April 10, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1905



* United States Supreme Court decision

* Lochner v. New York - 10 hour work day




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "10-HOUR DAY LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL" 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 ... See More  

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677839

Carrie Nation to leave Kansas...

Item #677839

April 10, 1905

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1905



* Carrie Nation leaving Kansas

* Temperance advocate in jail

* Anti-alcohol leader




The front page has a one column heading: "CRAZY CARRIE IS TO LEAVE KANSAS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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677837

Guglielmo Marconi marries in 1905....

Item #677837

March 16, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1905



* Guglielmo Marconi marries - wedding

* Wireless telegraphy - radio inventor

* Beatrice O'Brien




The front page has a one column heading: "MARCONI IS WED THIS MORNING" 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 fr... See More  

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677828

Regarding the Constitution vs. the Guerriere...

Item #677828

September 03, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Sept. 3, 1812  Two columns of the front page are taken u with four Acts of Congress each signed: James Madison. One is: "To Extend the Right of Suffrage in the Illinois Territory..." and another: "...An Act for the Admission of the State of Louisiana into the Union..." which would not happen until 1817.

Page 2 has some good War of 1812 ... See More  

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677819

Aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire... Nast's "The Tammany Tiger Loose"...

Item #677819

November 11, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Nov. 11, 1871 



* Great Chicago Fire of 1871

* Thomas Nast's "The Tammany Tiger Loose"




The full front page is taken up with 9 scenes of: "The Ruined Churches of Chicago". Another full page shows the ruins of Chicago after the fire, plus a half page as well.

The double page centerfold is a very famous political cartoon by Thomas Nas... See More  

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677817

Al Capone murder plot & Wall Street woes continue....

Item #677817

November 08, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1930



* Al 'Scarface' Capone murder plot ?

* Chicago gangster - beer baron

* Wall Street hits a new low

* Great Depression era




Page 18 has a one column heading: "Plot To Kill Al Capone Uncovered In Chicago" with subhead. (see)

Page 19 has a one column heading: "STOCKS AT NEW LOWS IN WAVE IN SELLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage ... See More  

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677815

1st all-black lineup to win National Championship...

Item #677815

March 20, 1966

SPORT'S SECTION ONLY of the New York Times, March 20, 1966



* Texas Western Miners - now UTEP

* First all-black team to win National Title

* NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "TEXAS WESTERN UPSETS KENTUCKY FOR N.C.A.A. TITLE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 3 with line... See More  

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677814

Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times" opening day ad.......

Item #677814

February 05, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 5, 1936



* Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times"

* Opening Day in New York City

* Movie - film debut advertisement




Page 14 has a 10 x 8 inch advertisement for the World Premiere showing of Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times", a silent comedy film. This movie made it's first showing in New York City on this day making this the best newspap... See More  

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677813

Charlie Chaplin's "The Circus" movie opening day...

Item #677813

January 06, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 6, 1928



* "The Circus" silent movie - flim

* Opening day advertisement

* Comedian actor Charlie Chaplin



Page 27 has 4 x 2 inch advertisement for the opening of Charlie Chaplin's silent film "The Circus" which has it's very first showing on this day (midnight) in New York City making this the best newspaper advertisement to be had. (se... See More  

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677812

Bullfighter Manolete killed in 1947....

Item #677812

August 30, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1947



* Manolete gored and killed - bullfighter

* Manual Laureano Rodriguez Sanchez

* Miura bull Islero - bullfighting




The top of page 7 has a two column heading: "Manolete, 30, Dies After Goring by Bull; All Spain Mourns Her Greatest Matador" with photo of Manolete. (see) First report coverage on the goring and death of Spain's most famous bullf... See More  

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677810

Bullfighter Manolete killed in 1947....

Item #677810

August 31, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 31, 1947



* Manolete gored & killed - bullfighter

* Manual Laureano Rodriguez Sanchez

* Miura bull Islero - bullfighting

* Funeral & burial




Page 12 has a one column heading: "Matador Manolete Burid With Honors" (see) See image for text here.

Complete 1st section only with all 40 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.... See More  

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677809

Jack Burke, Jr. wins 1956 Masters golf tournament

Item #677809

April 09, 1956

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 9, 1956



* Jack Burke, Jr. wins Masters Tournament

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The top of the front page of the sport's section (page 29) has a five column headline: "Burke Captures Masters As Venturi Collapses to 80" with subheads, a few related photos and scores. First report coverage on Jack Burke, Jr. winning the 1956 Masters Golf To... See More  

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677807

1904 Eden train wreck...

Item #677807

August 09, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 9, 1904



* Eden train wreck - Colorado

* Missouri Pacific Railroad

* Flash flood  bridge disaster




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SEARCH FOR BODIES WENT ON ALL NIGHT" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totall... See More  

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677805

Fugitive slave Charles Nalle... Rescued by Harriet Tubman...

Item #677805

April 28, 1860

NEW YORK HERALD, April 28, 1860 



* Fugitive slave Charles Nalle

* Rescued by Harriet Tubman

* Slaves - slavery




Page 7 has a notable report headed: "Exciting Fugitive Slave Case in Troy" concerns the case of Charles Nalle, a rather notable fugitive slave. It begins: "At noon to-day U.S. Deputy Marshal Holmes arrested a colored man in this city, named Charles Nalle, ... See More  

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677803

1905 Russian Bloody Sunday massacres....

Item #677803

January 24, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 24, 1905



* Bloody Sunday massacre

* St. Petersburg, Russia

* Russian revolution




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "SWORD RULES IN ST. PETERSBURG" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in ... See More  

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677802

Serial killer Johann Otto Hoch...

Item #677802

February 02, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 2, 1905



* Johann Otto Hoch - The Bluebeard Murderer

* German born serial killer - wife murderer




Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "BLUEBEARD'S WIFE WAS POISONED" 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 f... See More  

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677796

War-related Acts of Congress on the front page...

Item #677796

July 16, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 16, 1812  The front page has a full column with 2 Acts of Congress: "To Prohibit American Vessels from Proceeding to or Trading with enemies of the United States..." and: "An Act Supplementary to the Act entitled 'An Act Respecting Alien Enemies' " each signed in type: James Madison.

Inside includes: "Privateering" &qu... See More  

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677794

Early from the War of 1812... A Proclamation for fasting, humiliation, and prayer...

Item #677794

July 09, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 9, 1812  The front page has a proclamation by the governor of Massachusetts: "PROCLAMATION, For A Day Of Public Fasting, Humiliation And Prayer, signed in block type: CALEB STRONG. Additional reports from the early weeks of the War of 1812 include: "War Or No War" "Commodore Rogers" "Privateers Look Out!!!" "General O... See More  

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677793

On war with England, and celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #677793

July 06, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 6, 1812  The front page has: "The British Spy!" and a report from the House of Lords concerning the "charge made by the American government".

Page 2 has a few reports relating to war with England, as well as a lengthy account of: "The 36th Anniversary of American Independence". 

Four pages, nice condition.

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677791

A wealth of thoughts on the prospect of war with England...

Item #677791

June 29, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1812  



* Declaration of war

* War of 1812 beginning




With the declaration of war having been printed in the previous issue, it is no surprise that this issue is nearly consumed with various report relating to the prospect of warfare, our preparedness, and thoughts of the public. Photos show portions.

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677789

Making a case for war against England...

Item #677789

June 22, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 22, 1812  Most of the front page is taken up with various documents & letters which make the case for war with England, which was actually declared 3 days prior.  Some related content inside as well.

Four pages, good condition.

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677788

Making a case for war against England...

Item #677788

June 18, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 18, 1812  Much of the front page is taken up with a report which makes the case for war with England, which would be declared the date after this issue was printed.  Some related content inside as well.

Four pages, good condition.

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677787

On the eve of war with England...

Item #677787

June 11, 1812

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 11, 1812  On the eve of war with England, this issue has some reports relating to our relations with the British. Some articles include: "The Armies - Gov. Hull is to Command the Western Army" "Latest from England" "Indian Hostilities" and more.

Four pages, light foxing, good condition.

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677786

From the heart of the California wine country...

Item #677786

March 09, 1871

RUSSIAN RIVER FLAG, Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California March 9, 1871  



* Rare Old west publication



A quite scarce title as Gregory notes only two institutions have some scattered issues. Healdsburg is not a small, tourist-oriented town in the heart of the Sonoma wine country.

A volume 3 issue, four pages, various news and ads of the day, good condition.... See More  

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677781

Interesting title from the 17th century...

Item #677781

January 10, 1679

THE WEEKLY PACQUET OF ADVICE FROM ROME: OR, THE HISTORY OF POPERY, London, Jan. 10, 1679



* From the 17th century

* Rare variant publication




An unusual anti-Catholic newspaper which has a short life before being suppressed. Attached at the back is a single sheet headed: "The Courant: Or, The Jesuits Memoirs".

Complete in 8 pages, 5 1/2 by 7 1/2 inches, very nice condition.... See More  

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677780

Prisoners in the hold of a rebel ship...

Item #677780

November 22, 1862

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 22, 1862  The ftpg. shows: "Hon. Horatio Seymour, Governor-elect of New York". Inside has: "The Burial of Gen. Mitchel--Funeral Procession...Streets of Beaufort, S.C." "Camp of the Contrabands on the Banks of the Mississippi, Fort Pickering, Memphis", plus prints of 3 boats. Also a find doublepage centerfold: "An Angl... See More  

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677769

A very early newspaper from Los Angeles...

Item #677769

October 25, 1862

LOS ANGELES STAR, California, Oct. 25, 1862 



* Rare West Coast publication

* American Civil War era




One of the earliest Los Angeles newspapers we have offered, and from the Civil War no less. At this time the population of Los Angeles was less than 5,000.

Articles include: "Eastern Intelligence" "Our National Capital" "The Debt We are Piling Up" "Ge... See More  

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677758

Rare Union occupation newspaper...

Item #677758

September 26, 1863

THE NEW SOUTH, Port Royal, South Carolina, Sept. 26, 1863 



* Rare Union occupation publication in the South



This newspaper was established in March of 1862 after its capture by Union forces during the early part of the Civil War. Issued in a "military command", the newspaper sought to provide mostly military reports and other items. It is also interesting that a Union newspape... See More  

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677753

Fund-raising event to support what is now Mount Sinai Hospital...

Item #677753

October 29, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 29, 1858  



* Early Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan)



Of special note is a back page article taking three-quarters of a column headed: "The Jews' Hospital" "Dinner and Ball in Aid of Its Funds".

This hospital is now known as Mount Sinai, one of the more notable hospitals in the world. It was dedicated just 3 years previous, with mention in th... See More  

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677751

Some Mormon content... A slave ship off Long Island...

Item #677751

October 12, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 12, 1858  The front page has: "Affairs in Utah" with page 4 having a more brief account: "News From Utah".

The back page has most of a column headed: "The Slave Trade" "The Case of the Ship Haidee--Testimony for the Prosecution Continued".

Eight pages, some minor margin tears and chipping, good condition.

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677749

Wealth of interesting Mormon reports...

Item #677749

October 04, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 4, 1858  Page 5 has nearly three-quarters of a column headed: "Interesting From Salt Lake City--Our Fort Kearney Correspondence" which is followed by more: "The Governor on a Pleasure Excursion--The Street Fight of Williams and Grant--A California Mail Destroyed by Indians--Murder of Emigrants--Col. Lander and the Wagon Road, etc."

Eight pages, nice ... See More  

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677746

The infamous General William Walker...

Item #677746

November 26, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 26, 1858 



* William Walker (filibuster)

* Nicaragua expedition




Near the top of the front page is a brief report on: "The Slave Trade" followed by a report: "Commodore Spaulding's Arrest of Walker".

This latter item concerns the infamous General William Walker, who organized several private military expeditions into Mexico and Central ... See More  

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677743

The history of gold mining thru 1858... Slavery in South Carolina...

Item #677743

December 27, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 27, 1858  Fully one-third of the front page is taken up with: "OUR GOLD MINES" "The Gold Crop of the United States for Twenty Years" which offers a nice synopsis of gold mining thru that time.

Page 4 has: "the Purchase of Cuba--Mr. Branch's Bill..." and: "The African Slave Trade Question in the South Carolina Legislature".

Ei... See More  

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677742

The Fraser River gold rush...

Item #677742

December 28, 1858

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 28, 1858  



* Fraser Canyon Gold Rush

* British Columbia River




Page 2 has a report: "The Fraser River Gold Mines" concerning the golf rush in British Columbia. 



This is followed by: "Affairs in Oregon" which mentions the New Perces Indians.



Eight pages, good condition.... See More  

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677737

The French surrender Alexandria...

Item #677737

October 22, 1801

THE LONDON GAZETTE--EXTRAORDINARY, England, Oct. 22, 1801  



* Capitulation of Alexandria

* French expedition of Egypt




This "extra" edition--published outside the regular printing schedule to get historic news into the hands of the public quickly--notes on the front page, with a dateline of "Head-Quarters, Camp before Alexandria, Sept. 5, 1801" fro Egypt, includes: &... See More  

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677735

King of England's announcement of the Treaty of Amiens...

Item #677735

October 17, 1801

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, October 17, 1801  Most of the front page is taken up with: "By the King, A PROCLAMATION, Declaring the Cessation of Arms, as Well by Sea as Land, Agreed upon between His Majesty and the French Republic, and Enjoining the Observance thereof."

This is the King of England's formal announcement that the Treaty of Amiens had been signed on October 1 and ... See More  

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677732

England and the U.S. formally exchange the ratified Jay Treaty...

Item #677732

October 31, 1795

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Oct. 31, 1795  



* The ratified Jay Treaty

* England & U.S. exchange




Page 3 has a report of the formal exchange of the recently ratified Jay Treaty by the two Secretaries of State.

Datelined at Downing St., it notes: "The Ratifications of the Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation between His Majesty and the United States of America, signed the ... See More  

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677726

1795 - Early brewing (for the poor)... account of Baal worship...

Item #677726
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, April, 1795  Two of the more interesting items are: a "Cheap Mode For Brewing" and an account of Baal worship in Ireland. Among the additional articles within as noted in the title/index page are: "Mansfield Church--Dr. Jeremy Taylor" "Hints Respecting the Culture of Potatoes" "Private Vices & Public Virtues Contrast... See More  

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677725

America prohibits the importation of slaves (1807)...

Item #677725
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, March, 1807  Under: "Abstract of Foreign Occurrences" is a brief yet notable report: "The American Congress has passed a bill for the abolition of the slave trade, by a majority of 24---the numbers being ayes 73, noes 49." This refers to the significant "Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves" which was signed into la... See More  

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677719

Joan Crawford & Daouglas Fairbanks Jr....

Item #677719

June 04, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1929



* Actress Joan Crawford

* Actor Douglas Fairbanks. Jr.

* Wedding - weds - married




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Fairbanks Jr., 19, Weds Joan Crawford Here; Pair Too Busy in Films for Honeymoon Now" (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 64 pages, a few small binding slits along the spine,... See More  

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677717

Culture of wine... The situation in America...

Item #677717
THE SUPPLEMENT TO THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, 1775  This issue is mostly taken up with a lengthy article headed: "Debates in the Last Session of Parliament, Resumed" which includes various talk of the Revolutionary War in America.

Another article is titled: "The Culture of Vines Further Illustrated", plus there is a wide variety of other articles as well.

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677709

Terrific map of the Boston vicinity in 1775...

Item #677709
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1775



* Rare pre Revolutionary War map

* Town of Boston & it's harbor




Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice foldout map titled: "A Plan of the Town and Chart of the Harbour of Boston Exhibiting a View of the Islands, Castle Forts, and Entrances into the said Harbour." which measures 12  by 14 1/2 inche
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677705

1911 Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold...

Item #677705

January 28, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 28, 1911



* Disappearance of Dorothy Arnold

* American socialite and heiress




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "HUNT FOR KIDNAPPED HEIRESS IN NEW YORK CITY PROVES USELESS" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally ... See More  

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677701

1935 Quetta earthquake...

Item #677701

June 01, 1935

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., June 1, 1935



* Quetta Earthquake (1st report)

* Baluchistan, British Raj (Pakistan)




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "20,000 FEARED DEAD WHEN EARTHQUAKE SHATTER INDIA CITY" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 16 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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677700

Albert Einstein in 1931...

Item #677700

November 19, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 19, 1931



* Professor Albert Einstein

* New Unified Field Theory

* Gravitation & electricity




Page 17 has a one column heading: "Einstein Explains His Unified Theory" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the... See More  

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677699

Discoveries of the 'Big Bonanza' at the Comstock Lode...

Item #677699

August 27, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Aug. 27, 1875  



* The Big Bonanza discovery

* Comstock Lode - Virginia City




The last column of the front page is headed: "THE BIG BONANZA" "Nevada Silver Mines" "History of the Consolidated Virginia Mine--Discovery of the Big Bonanza--Interior of the Mine--A Great Product the Present Year".

The reporting is extensive on the great finds a... See More  

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677693

Anna Marie Hahn executtion.... Woman serial killer....

Item #677693

December 08, 1938

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, December 8, 1938



* Anna Marie Hahn execution (electric chair)

* German-American Woman serial killer (poison)




The top of page 6 has a two column heading: "'Don't Do This to Me,' Cried Mrs. Hahn in Ohio Death Chair" with subhead. (see)

Complete with all 40 pages, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally ni... See More  

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677691

Grace Kelly weds...

Item #677691

April 18, 1956

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1956



* America actress Grace Kelly

* Prince Rainer III of Monoco

* Wedding (1st report)




Near the bottom of the front page is a four column heading: "Grace Kelly Is Wed to Prince in Civil Ceremony" with subhead photo. (see) First re;port coverage continues inside with few more related photos. Nice to have in this World famous publication.

Complete wi... See More  

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677689

1913 University of Washington rowing crew wins

Item #677689

April 19, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 19, 1913



* University of Washington

* Collegiate Rowing Crew

* Wins varsity race - Oakland Estuary




The top of the front page has two column headline: "WASHINGTON TRIUMPHS IN BIG VARSITY RACE; STANFORD CREW 2ND" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues t... See More  

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677686

FDR is re-elected President...

Item #677686

November 04, 1936

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 4, 1936 



* President Franklin D. Roosevelt re-elected (1st report)



The front page features a nice banner headline that reads: "ROOSEVELT VICTORY GREATEST IN HISTORY..." with subheads and voting tallies. Large photo of Roosevelt on page 3. First report coverage on the re-election of FDR for a second term prior to World War II.

Complete with a... See More  

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677685

1913 Emmeline Pankhurst released from jail...

Item #677685

April 12, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 12, 1913



* Emmeline Pankhurst released

* HM Prison Holloway - hunger strike

* British suffragette - Women's suffrage leader




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BRITISH OFFICIALS RELEASE NOTED SUFFRAGETTE LEADER" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very har... See More  

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677684

Mobster Kid Cann acquitted of murder....

Item #677684

February 19, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 19, 1936



* Kid Cann - Isadore Blumenfeldd

* Jewish-American mobster - gangster

* Minneapolis, Minnesota organized crime




The front page has a five column heading: "Acquit Cann in Liggett Slaying" with subheads. (see) Related photo is on the back page. First report coverage continues on page 2 with photo of Isadore Blumenfeld.

Other news, sports and... See More  

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677668

Suffragist Lilian Lenton's 1913 hunger strike...

Item #677668

April 02, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1913



* Suffragist Lilian Lenton

* Hunger strike - force fed

* Release from Holloway Prison




The top of page 7 has a two column photo with heading: "Jailed Suffragets (sic) Starve Selves; Get Sick And Then Blame The Government" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard t... See More  

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677646

1874 Mill River flood....

Item #677646

May 18, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 18, 1874



* Mill River flood disaster - Northhampton

* Williamsburg & Haydenville, Massachusetts




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "THE HAMPSHIRE FLOOD" "The Death-Sweep of the Torrent and Its Results" "Mangles Corpses Dragged from the Debris" "The Track of the Flood" and more with related map. Lengthy... See More  

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677645

From the deep South with slave related ads...

Item #677645

September 10, 1854

THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Sept. 10, 1854



* Rare antebellum publication

* 3 slave advertisements




News of the day with several advertisements including 3 slavery related ads on page 2..

Four pages, various news of the day, a little wear, generally nice.

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677644

The stock market crash of 1987: in the Wall Street Journal...

Item #677644

October 20, 1987

WALL STREET JOURNAL, New York, Oct. 20, 1987



* Stock market crash of 1987

* Best title to be had (rare)




The front page proclaims the famous report of the stock market crash of 1987, reading: "Stocks Plunge 508.32 Amid Panicky Selling" with a subhead: "Percentage Decline Is Far Steeper Than '29; Precious Metals Gain". Also a 3 line, 1 col. head: "A Repeat o... See More  

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677633

William Howe... Restoring peace...

Item #677633
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, England, June, 1777



* General William Howe

* Revolutionary War

* Restoring peace




Nearly five pages are taken up with: "Debate in the House of Lords...Relative to the American War" which obviously has much concerning the Revolution, including reference to America declaring itself independent.

Another page has a "Proclamation" signed in ... See More  

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677626

Premieres of "Grease" & "Jaws 2", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #677626

June 15, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 15, 1978 (Sections I and IV)



* Best "Grease" and "Jaws 2" advertisements

* Grand Opening Day (EVE) movie premieres

* Musical romantic comedy & thriller films




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "Grease" & "Jaws 2", and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from ... See More  

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677624

1910 Los Angeles Air Show... early airplanes...

Item #677624

January 15, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 15, 1910



* 1910 Los Angeles, California - weather delay

* International Air Meet at Dominguez Field

* Aviator Glenn Curtiss - airplanes - airships




The top of the front page has three column headings: "'MAN BIRDS' FAIL TO FLY" "Real Kings of Air Interfere" with subheads and two related photos, one showing Glenn Curtiss. (see) ... See More  

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677623

New York Times Publisher Adolph S. Ochs dies...

Item #677623

April 09, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 9, 1935



* WPA created - Franklin D. Roosevelt

* Work Progress Administration

* Publisher Adolph Ochs death




The front page has a one column heading: "ROOSEVELT SIGNS WORK RELIEF BILL; BEGINS ALLOCATING" with subheads.

Also a nice front report and photo on the death of Adolph S. Ochs, the publisher of the New York Times. Much more inside with full pa... See More  

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677616

1912 Kinmundy, Illinois train wreck...

Item #677616

January 22, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 22, 1912



* Kinmundy, Illinois train wreck

* James T. Harahan killed

* Illinois Central Railroad




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "PROMINENT RAILROAD MEN MEET DEATH IN CRASH OF ILLINOIS CENTRAL TRAINS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fin... See More  

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677615

1953 Iranian coup d'état...

Item #677615

August 20, 1953

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE., August 20, 1953



* 1953 Iranian coup d'état

* Mohammad Mosaddegh

* "Operation Boot" by British




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "Iran Shah to Return Today" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 36 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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677614

1938 Seabiscuit wins Havre de Grace Handicap...

Item #677614

September 29, 1938

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, September 29, 1938



* Seabiscuit wins Havre de Grace Handicap

* Maryland - Havre de Grace Racetrack

* Thoroughbred racehorse racing




The front page of the sport's section (page 17) has a one column heading: "Seabiscuit Gallops Home" (see) First report coverage on famous racehorse, Seabiscuit, winning the Havre de Grace Handicap in Maryland.

Complete wi... See More  

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677609

18th century Baltimore... Slave advertisements...

Item #677609

August 04, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Aug. 4, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (3) Slaves advertisements




The ftpg. is taken up with ads including 13 illustrated ship ads and 3 slave related ads. (see)

News of the day with several other advertisements. Four pages in good condition.... See More  

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677608

1912 Princeton University president elected...

Item #677608

January 18, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 18, 1912



* John Grier Hibben - minister - educator

* Elected president of Princeton University




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "ELECTION OF DR. HIBBEN EXPECTED TO END MUCH OF TROUBLE AT PRINCETON" with subhead and related pictorial. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" e... See More  

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677602

Early Al 'Sacrface' Capone in 1928....

Item #677602

July 09, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 9, 1928



* Early Al Capone report

* Chicago gangster war

* Alcohol - beer - prohibition era




Page 21 has small one column headings that include: ""Liquor Empire" Revealed "Capone Caused Uale Murder to Aid Huge Alcohol Plan, Police Hold" "Capone To Be Questioned" and more. (see) Reporting on Capone this early are somewhat rare, prio... See More  

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677601

Israeli Air Force 1st used...

Item #677601

May 21, 1948

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, May 21, 1948 



* Israeli Air Force (IAF) 1st used 

* Jewish - Jews - Judaica 

* Palestine - Arabs 



The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Arabs Capture Zion Gate Isolating 4000 Jews" with subheads that include: "Zion Air Force Launches Its First Attack" and more. First report coverage on the ve... See More  

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677597

1912 Lawrence textile strike...

Item #677597

January 12, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 12, 1912



* 1912 Lawrence textile strike begins

* Bread and Roses - Massachusetts




The front page has a one column heading: "TEXTILE STRIKE IS FOLLOWED BY RIOTING" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete wi... See More  

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677596

1900 Tacoma Streetcar Disaster...

Item #677596

July 04, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 4, 1900



* Tacoma Streetcar Disaster - Washington



The front page has a two column headline: "THIRTY-FIVE WERE KILLED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages, issue measures 18 1/... See More  

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677595

Supreme Court ruling on women's right to vote...

Item #677595

March 30, 1875

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 30, 1875



* Minor vs. Happersett

* Supreme Court does NOT back Women's Suffrage




Page 2 column 6 of this issue contains: "...A QUESTION INVOLVING A WOMEN'S RIGHT TO VOTE", followed by an article detailing the court's decision.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice. Should be handled with care.



Note: &q... See More  

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677592

1910 Idaho avalanche...

Item #677592

March 01, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 1, 1910



* Mace & Burke avalanche disasters

* Northern Idaho mining ghost towns




The front page has a three column headline: "DEATH LIST IN BURIED IDAHO TOWNS GROWS AS RESCUING GOES ON" 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 ... See More  

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677591

1912 Women's Suffrage...

Item #677591

February 02, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 2, 1912



* Women's Suffrage movement

* President Theodore Roosevelt




Page 2 has a two column heading: "ROOSEVELT FAVORS SUFFRAGE; HOME DUTIES FIRST, HOWEVER" 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.

... See More  

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677590

The Thirtieth Street Murder...

Item #677590

October 28, 1858

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 28, 1858



* The Thirtieth Street Murders

* Murderer Francis A. Gouldy, Jr.




The top of the 1st column of the front page has one column headings that include: "Terrible And Appalling Tragedy" "Murder most Foul and Unnatural" "A Night Of Horrors" "Assassination of a Whole Family by a Son" "The Murderer Blows his Brains Out&... See More  

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677588

1933 Gold Standard Dropped...

Item #677588

April 19, 1933

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1933.



* U.S. Gold Standard dropped

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BANS GOLD EXPORT LICENSES"  with subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage of FDR dropping the Gold Standard for the United States.

Complete with 26 pages, light toning at the margins, small piece tor

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677587

Beecher-Tilton scandal...

Item #677587

March 26, 1875

ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, Missouri, March 26, 1875



* Henry Ward Beecher

* Elizabeth Tilton

* Adultery trial

* Victoria Woodhull




This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "THEODORE AND VICTORIA" "Tilton's Oft-Repeated Visits to the Woodhull Mansion" and more.

Complete in 8 pages, nice... See More  

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677585

Arizona gets statehood in 1912...

Item #677585

February 14, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 14, 1912



* Arizona Statehood

* Joins the Union (1st report)




The front page has a banner heading: "President Taft Signs Proclamation Today Making Arizona State" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.... See More  

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677580

Chicago Cubs win 1938 NL pennant....

Item #677580

October 02, 1938

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, October 2, 1938



* Chicago Cubs win NL pennant

* MLB - Major League Baseball




The top of page 12 has a banner headline: "CUBS WIN NATIONAL LEAGUE PENNANT; BEAT CARDS, 10 TO 3" with subhead, box scores and related photo. (see) First report coverage on the 1938 Chicago Cubs winning the National League pennant.

Complete with 50+ pages, partially loose and some... See More  

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677579

Early airplane photography...

Item #677579

February 27, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1912



* Frank Trenholm Coffyn

* Early aviation pioneer

* Airplane photography




The top of page 2 has a three column photo headed: "Combination of Camera and Aeroplane Bares Fortress Secrets of An Enemy" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are no... See More  

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677575

re. Irish Easter Rising.... Roger Casement...

Item #677575

June 29, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Calif. June 29, 1916



* re. Irish Easter Rising - Dublin Ireland

* Sir Roger Casement's death sentence



The front page has a five column heading: "DEATH PENALTY FOR SIR ROGER" 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 fro
... See More  

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677573

New Mexico gets statehood in 1912...

Item #677573

January 06, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 6, 1912



* New Mexico Statehood

* Joins the Union (1st report)




The bottom of the front page has a one column heading: "NEW MEXICO IS NOW MEMBER OF UNION" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Com... See More  

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677572

The Woman's Congress of 1873... suffrage...

Item #677572

October 17, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 17, 1873



* Women's suffrage

* Woman's Congress

* Mary Livermore & more




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "THE WOMAN'S CONGRESS" Text takes up almost a full column.

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677571

Ronald Reagan embraced by Black Conservatives...

Item #677571

October 04, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 4, 1981 (Magazine Section only)



* The New Black Conservatives

* Cuba trains up next generation of Marxist




This front page has an image of Nathan Wright Jr, Gloria Toote and Arthur Fletcher with the caption: "THE NEW BLACK CONSERVATIVES". Page 20 begins a 4 page article stating in part, "the Republicans are in a tremendous position to make inroads a... See More  

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677570

1870 Women's Suffrage... Susan S. Anthony...

Item #677570

May 14, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 14, 1870



* Early Women's suffrage meeting in Manhattan

* Susan B. Anthony - Lillie Devereux Blake




Page 5 has an article headed: "Woman's Suffrage Association" with subhead. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, generally very nice.... See More  

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677568

Kennedy vs. Nixon...

Item #677568

November 06, 1960

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 6, 1960



*  Dramatic coverage 2 days before the 1960 election

*  Kennedy vs. Nixon




The front page has: "KENNEDY TOURS CITY AREA, RENEWS PLEDGE FOR PEACE; NIXON SETS 4-HOUR TV TALK", "KENNEDY APPEARS TO LEAD IN STATE; RELIGION A FACTOR", with additional related articles. Coverage then continues on the front page of section 4... See More  

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677565

Charles Dickens' upcoming 100th birthday...

Item #677565

January 29, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 29, 1912



* Charles Dickens 100th birthday celebrated

* English writer novelist - fictional characters




The top of page 2 has a three column pictorial showing some of Dickens' fictional characters with heading: "Dickens' Famous Characters Come To Life on Centenary of Master's Birth" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good... See More  

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677563

Betty Davis... "Dark Victory"...

Item #677563

April 20, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, April 20, 1939 



* Glamorous Ad for Betty Davis Movie, "Dark Victory"



On pg. 8 is an article and ad for the new Betty Davis movie: "BLAZING WITH ALL THE BRILLIANT FLAME OF HER GENIUS". The large ad (approximately 10" by 12") shows Miss Davis in full glamour.

News of the day and period advertising are found throughout.

Complete in 2... See More  

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677561

Laurel & Hardy... Reunion Film coverage...

Item #677561

November 23, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 23, 1939 



* Laurel & Hardy Reunited in Their Funniest Feature Length Comedy.

* The Kind of Picture They've Always Wanted to Make




On pg. 10 is an article and ad for the new "Reunion" film staring Laurel & Hardy: "THE FLYING DEUCES". The article also has an accompanying image.

Additionally, there is a large ad for Gullive... See More  

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677560

Thanksgiving in 1939... Great for display...

Item #677560

November 23, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, November 23, 1939 



* Thanksgiving focus piece written by Chester H. Rowell



On pg. 28 is a full page Thanksgiving piece written by Chester H Rowell, and early leader of the Progressive Movement in California. The piece is titled: "GIVE THANKS THIS DAY !" and is framed by autumnal artwork.

Complete in 30 pages, light toning, small address label on the f... See More  

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$68.00
677557

Banned from hotel, Elgin Baylor refuses to play...

Item #677557

January 17, 1959

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 17, 1959



*  Elgin Baylor refuses to play in West Virginia

* Negro team members banned from "white's only" hotel




The 1st column of the front page has heading: "Baylor, N.B.A. Star, Balks at Hotel Ban", which states in part: "Elgin Baylor, rookie star of the professional Minneapolis Lakers, refused to play tonight... in protest...&... See More  

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$98.00
677550

1869 Women's Suffrage...

Item #677550

August 02, 1869

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 2, 1869



* Early Women's suffrage talks



The top of page 3 has a once column heading: "Woman's Suffrage" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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677546

Women's suffrage... Mary Livermore...

Item #677546

October 05, 1870

WORCESTER EVENING GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, October 5, 1870



* Women's Suffrage

* Mary Livermore




This newspaper has news of the day with several interesting advertisements. It measures 26 x 19 inches. Page 2 has one column headings that include: "Republican State Convention" "The Woman Suffrage Question" "Speech Of Mrs. Livermore"

Complete in 4 pa... See More  

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677543

1912 Rodman Law parachutes off Statue of Liberty...

Item #677543

January 09, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 9, 1912



* Rodman Law - parachutist - stuntman

* Parachutes off Statue of Liberty




The front page has a two column photo with heading: "Steeplejack Leaps From The Statue Of Liberty To Test New Parachute" with subhead. (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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677540

1904 Hole-In-The-Wall outlaws captured...

Item #677540

November 17, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 17, 1904  Two weeks prior to this issue, two bandits presumed to be from the Hole-In-The-Wall country of Wyoming attempted to rob the First National Bank of Cody, Wyoming. Hearing of the news, the famed frontiersman and showman "Buffalo Bill" Cody reportedly got in into the chase. He is not mentioned in this report.

The top of page 2 has a one c... See More  

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677538

John Dillinger captured in 1934 Tucson...

Item #677538

January 28, 1934

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, January 28, 1934 



* John Dillinger & gang captured

* Harry Pierpont & Charles Makely


* Tucson AZ Arizona - Mary Kinder



The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "SPEED PLANS TO SEND DILLINGER AND 3 TO CHAIR" with subhead. (see) Dillinger would be sent to Crown Point Jail in Indiana where he would make his famous "wooden" gun escape... See More  

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677537

1983 Death of Karen Carpenter...

Item #677537

February 08, 1983

USA TODAY, Feb. 8, 1983



* Karen Carpenter death (1st report)

* American singer and drummer

* "The Carpenters" singing duo fame




The top right corner of the front page has a small photo of Carpenter with brief text. The actual article begins on the front page of section D with heading: "Carpenter: A comeback cut short" with subhead and related photo. (see)

Complete with ... See More  

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$75.00
677533

George Bernard Shaw death...

Item #677533

November 02, 1950

THE MORNING CALL, Allentown, Penn., Nov. 2, 1950 



* George Bernard Shaw death

* Essayist, novelist, writer

* FRONT LEAF ONLY (Pages 1 & 2)




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "George Bernard Shaw Succumbs at 94; One of History's Greatest Dramatists" with photo. (see)

Front leaf only (pages 1& 2), sold as is.... See More  

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677530

1904 Fossil & Mitchell, Oregon flood disaster...

Item #677530

July 12, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 12, 1904



* Fossil & Mitchell, Oregon

* Wheeling co. Flooding disaster




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "VILLAGE SWEPT BY CLOUDBURST" 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.

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677529

1904 Sasun uprising... Armenians...

Item #677529

July 04, 1904

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 4, 1904



* 1904 Sasun uprising

* Massacre of Armenians

* Kurds & Ottoman Turks




The front page has a one column heading: "THE MASSACRE IS CONFIRMED" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete... See More  

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677528

Los Angeles Dodgers win World Series....

Item #677528

October 09, 1959

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, October 9, 1959



* Los Angeles Dodgers become World Series champions



On the front page, above the masthead is a heading: "Dodgers Win Series" A library stamp slightly affects this heading. (see) The top of page 45 has a four column heading: "Too Much Sherry Finishes Off Sox" and more with box scores and two related photos.

complete with 56 pages, s... See More  

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677527

The Wall Street panic of 1873...

Item #677527

October 02, 1873

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana, Oct. 2, 1873



* Panic of 1873 - financial crisis

* Wall Street - stock market




The front page has a one column headings: "Brighter Prospects" "The Coming End Of The Crisis" and more. (see) The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "The Wall Street Boys" and more. Lengthy text.

Complete with 8 pages, a little irregular along t... See More  

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677524

Philadelphia Athletics vs. Boston Braves...

Item #677524

October 10, 1914

THE NEWS SCIMITAR, Memphis, October 10, 1914



* Boston Braves (Atlanta) vs. Philadelphia Athletics

* World Series of baseball (GAME 2- During)




The front page has a banner headline: "PLANK FACES JAMES IN SECOND BIG GAME" with subhead and current score. (see)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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677522

Nice 1928 Christmas headline for display...

Item #677522

December 25, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 25, 1928



* Nice Christmas Day headline for display



The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "CHRISTMAS! JOY RULES EARTH" with subheads and related illustration showing Santa Claus. A nice issue to be framed for a Christmas-time decoration.

Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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677521

Holland Tunnel opens in New York City...

Item #677521

November 14, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1927



* Holland Tunnel officially opens

* 1st underwater tunnel




The top of the 1st column of the front page has a one column heading: "52,285  AUTOS JAM THE HOLLAND TUBE IN 'SIGHTSEEING' DAY" with subheads. (see) Coverage continues on page 3 with related photo. This was the first underwater tunnel opening between New York City and New ... See More  

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677519

1903 General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument...

Item #677519

October 05, 1903

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 15, 1903



* General William Tecumseh Sherman Moument

* President Theodore Roosevelt dedication - unveiling

* Sherman Plaza - President's Park - Washington D.C.




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "IN MEMORY OF GEN'L SHERMAN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp&... See More  

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677517

Napoleon Bonaparte... "Extraordinary" issue concerning the XYZ Affair...

Item #677517

June 03, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 3, 1797 



* re. the XYZ Affair

* France relations

* Napoleon Bonaparte




The entire front page is taken up with reporting from the: "American Congress".

The back page has over a full column taken up with a report from the "Army of Italy" being a letter signed in type by: Buonaparte. Four more letters signed by him... See More  

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677516

Thomas Jefferson and John Adams...

Item #677516

May 27, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, May 27, 1797  Page 3 has 1 1/2 columns taken up with a speech prefaced with: "Yesterday...the senate...waited on the President...at his house, when the Vice-President presented the following answer to his address to both houses, at the opening of the session:" The address begins: "Sir, The senate of the United States request you ... See More  

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677503

1881 Haunted house in Syracuse, New York ? ...

Item #677503

November 18, 1867

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Nov. 18, 1881



* Haunted house in Syracuse, New York ?

* Ghosts - spectres - apparitions



Page 7 has a report headed: "A Haunted House" "The Mysterious Stone Throwing that is Startling Syracusians" (see)

Complete with 12 pages, minor margin wear, nice condition.... See More  

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677502

Famous "Unite Or Die" engraving in the masthead...

Item #677502

December 07, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 7, 1774 



* Benjamin Franklin's "Unite Or Die" cartoon



If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption. 

The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead
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677501

1856 Mammoth Cave passage discovery...

Item #677501

August 11, 1856

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 11, 1856



* Mammoth Cave - Kentucky

* Discovery of another passage




Page 5 has an article headed: "Mammoth Cave--The New Discoveries" See image for text here.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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677498

Wright Brothers' Flyer & the Smithsonian....

Item #677498

March 04, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 4, 1928



* Wright Brothers - Flyer

* Smithsonian Institution




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "MAKES NEW OFFER FOR WRIGHT PLANE" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the Smithsonian trying to get the famous flying machine to be put on permanent display there.

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning, irregul... See More  

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677495

Fall of New Orleans confirmed... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #677495

May 01, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 1, 1862 



* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana

* Battle of Shiloh - Pittsburg Landing

* American Civil War




Front page one column headlines include: "Our Fleet Before The City" "The Troops Not Yet Landed" "All The Rebel Gunboats Burnt" "A Famine At Norfolk" "Death Of Mr. Lincoln's Brother-In-Law" "The War For ... See More  

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677492

1939 Popeye & Mickey Mouse comics...

Item #677492

October 15, 1939

MINNEAPOLIS SUNDAY TRIBUNE (Sunday Comic Section only), October 13, 1940



* Popeye (Thimble Theatre)

*  Mickey Mouse & Pluto

* 8 pages of color comics




Offered is the Sunday Comics section which includes Popeye, Mickey Mouse, Blondie, Silly Symphony w/ Pluto The Pup (Walt Disney) among many more.

This section is incomplete with 8 of the 16 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.... See More  

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677488

Terrific Warren Harding's nomination headline...

Item #677488

June 12, 1920

LOS ANGELES EXPRESS, EXTRA, June 12, 1920



* Warren Harding nominated for President

* 1928 Republican National Convention

* FRONT LEAF ONLY (Pages 1 & 2)***




The front has a terrific banner headline in large, bold lettering: "HARDING NOMINATED" with subhead and photo. (see)

Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), light pinkish color paper, a few small archival mends on the back sid... See More  

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677486

Early San Diego in 1870...

Item #677486

July 09, 1870

SAN DIEGO WEEKLY BULLETIN, San Diego, California, July 9, 1870



* Old West publication

* Southern California




An early newspaper from this famous Southern California city. A wealth of news of the day, both local and national, plus many advertisements as well.

Complete in four pages, a few small archival mends on the inside, nice condition.

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677484

William Henry Harrison for President ad...

Item #677484

December 18, 1839

THE ATLAS, Boston, December 18, 1839



* William Henry Harrison for president



The masthead includes a nice engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Page 2 has graphic embellishment which heads: "For President, WM. HENRY HARRISON, of Ohio - For Vice President, JOHN TYLER, of Virginia.

Four pages, very nice, clean condition.

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677482

1875 Precious Blood Church fire disaster...

Item #677482

May 29, 1875

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, May 29, 1875



* Precious Blood Church fire disaster

* Holyoke, Massachusetts




The top of the front page has one column headings: "HOLYOKE'S HORROR" "Further Particulars of the Fire" "Searching For Dead Bodies" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice condition.

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677481

1875 Virginia City, Nevada fire disaster....

Item #677481

October 28, 1875

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, October 28, 1875



* Virginia City NV Nevada

* The great fire disaster

* Comstock Lode fame




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Virginia City" "Aspect After The Fire" "Hundred of Families Camping Out, Cold and Hungry" "Scenes of Horror During the Fire" and more. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, nice cond... See More  

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677480

St. Louis Southern Hotel fire disaster...

Item #677480

April 14, 1877

CLEVELAND DAILY HERALD, Cleveland, Ohio, April 14, 1877



* Southern Hotel fire disaster

* St. Louis, Missouri




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "ST. LOUIS CALAMITY" "A Man Supposing His Wife Killed Shoots Himself" "Eleven Persons Known to Have Been Killed" and more.

Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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677464

Disney pairs with Standard Oil...

Item #677464

June 01, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 1, 1939 



* Walt Disney - Standard Oil advertisement

* Mickey and Minnie Mouse cartoon characters




In 1939 Disney paired with Standard Oil to produce comics for kids that also doubled as ads. Located on the back page is a large (approx. 12" x 15") nostalgic, vintage ad for Disney lovers and is very displayable.

Complete in 25 pages, light toning,... See More  

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677460

Trial of the Andersonville Prison warden...

Item #677460

September 13, 1865

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 13, 1865  Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE TRIAL" [Wirz, the Andersonville prison warden], "List of Witnesses for the Defense" "More Evidence From Union Soldiers" "He Whips More Men Than Gen. Johnston" and: "South Carolina" "Meade & Gillmore at Columbia" "The Cotton Trade at Sava... See More  

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677443

Walt Disney feature... "Don't ask me anything about art"...

Item #677443

February 26, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES (MAGAZINE SECTION), February 26, 1939  Pages 4 and 5 have: "DISNEY NOW ART - BUY HE WONDERS", followed by a nice feature article on the work of Walt Disney which includes multiple vignettes of his "art". A small photo of Walt Disney is captioned: "Don't ask me anything about art. I don't know anything about it." See images for details.

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677438

1951 Frank Costello - NYC mob boss...

Item #677438

March 14, 1951

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1951



* Frank Costello - NYC gangster - mob boss

* United States Senate Special Committee to Investigate Crime in Interstate Commerce

* Rosenbergs atomic bomb spy case




The top of the front page has one column headlines that include: "WIRETAP REVEALS LEVY PUT PROBLEM TO 'BOSS' COSTELLO" "Racketeer, at Senate Hearing, Rejects Description a... See More  

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677437

1896 Troy, New York clothing factory fire...

Item #677437

February 18, 1896

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., February 18, 1896



* Troy, New York

* Clothing factory fire

* Sewing girls disaster




The top of page 3 has s one column heading: "A HOLOCAUST AT TROY" with subheads. (see)

Four pages, light toning, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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677435

Michael Jordan's 1st 30+ point game in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #677435

October 30, 1984

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, Oct. 30, 1984



* Michael Jordan's 1st 30+ point game

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* Best publication to be had - rare as such




The top of the front page has a colored box with heading: "Jordan, Bulls tame Bucks" referring to the 3rd Bull's 1984 game with rookie Michael Jordan. The front page of the sport's section has a heading: "Bulls, ... See More  

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677434

Dodgers win the National League pennant...

Item #677434

September 30, 1959

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1959



* Los Angeles Dodgers win NL Pennant

* 1st Pennant since moving from Brooklyn




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Dodgers Beat Braves in 12th, 6-5, To Win Pennant Play-Off Series" The top of page 42 has a banner heading: "Dodgers Set Back Braves in 12th Inning and Take Pennant Play-off Series" with subheads, box ... See More  

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677428

Captain Kidd's treasure found ?...

Item #677428

March 06, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 6, 1908



* William - Captain Kidd

* Infamous 17th century pirate

* Treasure found at Long Island ?




The front page has a one column heading: "FOUND TREASURE OF CAPTAIN KIDD" 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 e... See More  

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677427

Wilbur Wright's airplane flight in France...

Item #677427

September 25, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 25, 1908



* Early airplane flights

* Wilbur Wright - Brothers




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WILBUR WRIGHT MAY ATTEMPT A CHANNEL FLIGHT" (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... See More  

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677425

George V ascends the throne in 1910...

Item #677425

May 07, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 7, 1910



* George V ascends the throne

* King of the United Kingdom

* King Edward VII death




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GEORGE V IS PROCLAIMED THE KING OF ENGLAND" 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... See More  

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677424

Amelia Earhart's solo flight to Mexico City....

Item #677424

April 21, 1935

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 21, 1935



* Amelia Earhart solo flight to Mexico City

* Bug in her eye forces emergency landing




The front page has a one column heading: "Bug in Her Eye Spoils Amelia's Non-Stop Dash" (see) Interesting as I cannot find mention of this bizarre event in her history.

Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning a the margins, small library s... See More  

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677420

1941 Atlantic Charter... FDR & Churchill...

Item #677420

August 15, 1941

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 15, 1941.



* Atlantic Charter issued (1st report)

* Winston Churchill - World War II - WWII

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. AND BRITAIN SEEN READY TO DEFY JAPAN ON SOVIET AID" with subheads and great photo onboard the USS Augusta. (see) First report coverage on the famous meeting at sea between Wi... See More  

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$52.00
677419

Fort Laramie Treaty... Fugitive slave law & lynching law...

Item #677419

October 30, 1851

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 1851  Page 3 has: "The Treaty with the Prairie Indians" noting: "The Treaty was concluded and signed by the Commissioners and Indians on the 17th September. It guaranties to the latter the payment of $50,000 annually, in money or goods, for fifty years, upon their faithful compliance during that time with the terms of the treaty.... See More  

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677415

A fight between elderly ladies...

Item #677415

August 27, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Aug. 27, 1796  Page 2 has a curious report: "Amorous Fracas!" The report from Ireland begins: "The boxing match which lately happened between two elderly maiden ladies of fashion...having made some noise....we are happy to lay the cats and the consequences before our readers..." which is what follows.

Four pages, a few stra... See More  

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677408

Thomas Paine's latest pamphlet...

Item #677408

July 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 23, 1796  Page 3 has nearly half a column headed: "Thomas Paine" concerning a pamphlet he wrote on: "...the Decline and Fall of the English System of Finance...". A smaller article mentions Hamilton.

The front page has an ad placed by the "Pennsylvania Population Company" concerning the sale of large acreage ... See More  

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677407

The life of David Rittenhouse...

Item #677407

July 20, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 20, 1796  Page 2 has 1 1/2 columns devoted to the life of David Rittenhouse, who recently died.

Rittenhouse was a renowned American astronomer, inventor, clockmaker, mathematician, surveyor, scientific instrument craftsman and public official. Rittenhouse was a member of the American Philosophical Society and the first director of the Uni... See More  

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677406

The 'Population Company'... Celebrating the 4th of July...

Item #677406

July 16, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 16, 1796  The front page has an ad placed by the "Pennsylvania Population Company" concerning the sale of large acreage lots in the "Triangle Presque Isle". An "Aaron Burr" is listed as one of the managers of the company. 

The back page has a reproof on the 4th of July celebration in Hudson, New York, in... See More  

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677403

Three Acts of Congress signed by President Washington...

Item #677403

June 23, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, June 23, 1796  



* President George Washington



The back page is mostly taken up with three Acts of Congress, each one signed in type by the President: Go. Washington.

The most notable and the lengthiest--taking half of the page--is: "An Act to Ascertain and Fix the Military Establishment of the United States".

Page 3 has a bit ... See More  

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677400

!854 Treaty of Kanagawa... Japan...

Item #677400

July 17, 1854

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 17, 1854



* Convention of Kanagawa Treaty

* Japan-US Treaty of Peace and Amity




The front page has one column headings that include: "From Washington" "The Japan Treaty Ratified" "The Treaty between the United States and the Empire of Japan" (see)

Complete with 8 pages, light foxing, generally nice.... See More  

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677378

1911 Photo of Miller Huggins...

Item #677378

June 07, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 7, 1911



* Miller Huggins photo - 2nd baseman

* St. Louis Cardinals - MLB baseball

* Eventual manager of the New York Yankees




The top of page 3 has a two column photo with heading: "ST. LOUIS NATIONALS' VETERAN SECOND BASEMAN WHO MAY WEAR A CUB UNIFORM BEFORE LONG" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being f... See More  

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677375

1st ever armored truck robbery...

Item #677375

March 12, 1927

BANGOR DAILY COMMERCIAL, Maine, March 12, 1927



* 1st Armored Truck Robbery in U.S.

* Flatheads gang




The front page has a two column heading: "ROBBERS WHO BOMBED CARS REMAIN FREE" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning at the margins, generally very nice.



wikipedia notes: The Flatheads, also known as Flatheads Family or The Flathead Gang, is a crimi
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677374

Letters from Charleston, Jamaica, and Nova Scotia...

Item #677374
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1749  Over half a pg. has a: "Copy of a Letter from one of the Settlers in Nova Scotia dated Chebucto Harbour, July 28, 1749". Over half a pg. has: "Extracts of Some Letters from Carolina" datelined "Charles-Town" (Charleston) with news from that colony. There is also: "The Humble Address & Representati
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677371

Beautiful & colorful front cover...

Item #677371

August 04, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, August 4, 1892 



* Rare 19th century color cover



The front page of this issue is very colorful and shows men & women: "Viewing The Regatta of the Atlantic Yacht Club" called the 'Wasp'. Done in full color--unusual for front pages at this time--it makes a very nice display item.

Never bound nor trimmed, some l
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677362

1911 Mexican Border War... Douglas, Arizona...

Item #677362

April 17, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 17, 1911



* Mexican Border War

* Douglas, Arizona

* Agua Prieta attack




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "FEDERALS AND REBELS ARE ENGAGED IN DEATH STRUGGLE; Storm of Bullets Pours Into the American Town of Douglas, Ariz." with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very... See More  

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677361

1934 John Dillinger's assassination......

Item #677361

July 26, 1934

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Penn. July 26, 1934 



* John Dillinger's assassination case



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "KEY WITNESS IN DILLINGER CASE LEAPS TO HIS DEATH" with subhead. (see) The back page has a two column heading: "Dillinger's Home Town Folks Mourn Murdering Thug As Hero"

Complete with 30 pages, light toning and some wear a... See More  

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677360

1908 Hemphill, Texas Negro lynchings...

Item #677360

June 23, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1908



* Hemphill, Sabine County, Texas

* Negroes lynchings - hangings




Page 4 has a one column heading: "NEGRO LYNCHING AT HEMPHILL, TEXAS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 p... See More  

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677357

1911 Photo of Nap Lajoie...

Item #677357

June 02, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 2, 1911



* Napoleon Lajoie "The Frenchman" photo

* Cleveland Naps 2nd baseman - MLB baseball




The top of page 3 has a two column photo with heading: "FAMOUS SECOND BASEMAN WHO MAY BE OUT OF GAME LONG TIME" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find iss... See More  

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677356

1955 murder of Serge Rubinstein...

Item #677356

January 27, 1955

THE DETROIT NEWS, Jan. 27, 1955



* Murder of Serge Rubinstein

* Convicted draft-evader - evasion

* Playboy - stock manipulator




The front page has a banner headline: "DRAFT DODGER SLAIN" with caption: "Serge Rubinstein Saga Ends" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 64 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, small binding holes alo... See More  

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677352

Willie Mays 1st MLB hit is a home run...

Item #677352

May 29, 1951

THE TIMES PICAYUNE, New Orleans, May 29, 1951 



* Willie Mays very 1st MLB career hit 

* New York Giants baseball home run 




The sport's section (page 17) has a very small one column heading: "Elliott, Marshall Pace Brave Win, 4-1" with text that includes: "...tally was provided by rookie Willie Mays' homer, his first major league hit" and box scor... See More  

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677341

Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...

Item #677341

March 12, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1930



* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)

* Fight for India independence

* New Satyagraha against tax on salt

* Famous salt march to Dandi begins (1st report)




The top of page 5 has a one column photo of a younger Gandhi with heading: "Begins March" (see)

Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the... See More  

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677340

Allies conquer Sicily in 1943....

Item #677340

August 18, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 18, 1943 



*Allied invasion of Sicily ends

* Sicily Italy falls to the allies 

* Messina - World War II



The front page has a banner headline: "SICILY CONQUERED AS AMERICANS WIN MESSINA" with subheads that include: "ISLE WON IN 38 DAYS" "RESISTANCE IS ENDED" and more. (see) Related map is on page 2.

Complete with all 40 page... See More  

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677338

1943 WWII Cairo Conference...

Item #677338

December 02, 1943

BUFFALO COURIER EXPRESS, December 2, 1943 



* Cairo Conference in Egypt 

* Franklin D. Roosevelt - Winston Churchill 


* World War II - WWII

* INCOMPLETE ISSUE ***




The front page has a nice headline: "Pacific Strategy Mapped at Cairo; Japs to Lose 50 Years' Conquests" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Incomplete issue containing the front and back leafs (... See More  

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677337

Nixon's choice is Gerald Ford...

Item #677337

October 13, 1973

DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, October 13, 1973  The front page of this tabloid issue carries the headline "NIXON'S CHOICE IS GERALD FORD" with the subhead "Congress Chiefs Applaud Pick". The article within the issue has "President Names Gerald Ford" "Nixon Reveals Veep in TV Address" "Fight Looms Over New VP". Other news of the day is also wit... See More  

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677331

Lead up to WWII... Poland Prepares...

Item #677331

August 24, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 24, 1939



* ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!

* Bing Crosby in "Star Maker"




The front page has: "ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!" This issue predates the start of WWII by less than a week. The front page has coverage of Germany and Russia's Treaty and Poland beginning "To Mobilize Her Reserve Troops".  This dramatic hea... See More  

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677327

Getting the Spanish to leave Natchez...

Item #677327

September 20, 1797

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 20, 1797  Page 3 has a nice report prefaced with: "The Following State of the Negociation relative to the American and Spanish Limits..." which concerning the Spanish leaving Natchez.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, nice condition.

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677324

Agatha Christie.... Gone with the Wind...

Item #677324

September 03, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE THIS WEEK MAGAZINE, September 3, 1939 (This Week Magazine section only)



* 1st in Agatha Christie Short Story Mystery Series

* How it Feels to be Scarlett O'Hara by Vivien Leigh




The front page has artwork by McClelland Barclay, known for his work on Navy recruitment posters and in The Saturday Evening Post, Ladies' Home Journal, and Cosmopolitan.

Page 3 start... See More  

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677322

Situations with the Indians...

Item #677322

November 07, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZTTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Nov. 7, 1795  Page 3 has a report from Augusta, Georgia, being a letter signed by Timothy Pickering concerning a treaty with the Creek Indians. This is followed by a report from the Knoxville which begins: "Notwithstanding the Creeks have solicited the mediation of the President...to restore peace between them and the Chickasaws...that no p... See More  

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677320

Emmett Dalton visits Coffeyville, Kansas....

Item #677320

May 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 10, 1931



* Former outlaw Emmett Dalton - Gang

* Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas




The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "DALTON GOES BACK TO BANDIT HAUNTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on infamous outlaw Emmett Dalton revisiting Coffeyville, Kansas. He survived 23 gunshot wounds there 39 years prior.

Othe... See More  

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677317

Senate has problems with the Jay Treaty...

Item #677317

July 15, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, July 15 1795  Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" noting in part: "...accounts from General Wayne's head quarters any Greenville inform us that the Indians were coming in from all quarters to the Treaty...". This is followed by a report from Albany concerning the Indians.

The back page has: "More About the Treaty... See More  

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677316

First of this title we have discovered...

Item #677316

May 16, 1813

DRAKARD'S PAPER: A LONDON WEEKLY JOURNAL, May 16, 1813  



* Rare publication



A quite rare title which lasted but 51 issues, this being issue no. 19, done by John Drakard, an English newspaper proprietor, publisher, and political radical, imprisoned for his journalism.

Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, 10 1/4 by 15 1/2 inches, full red tax stamp, very nice condition.... See More  

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677315

Buckingham House would become Buckingham Palace...

Item #677315

February 15, 1791

THE WHITEHALL EVENING POST, London, Feb. 15, 1791



* Rare 18th century title

* Post Revolutionary War

* Nice masthead engraving




 Various British reports including: "...the King hunted with his stag-hounds in the neighborhood of Windsor castle. The deer was turned out near Salthill..." and another report begins: "Yesterday the King, Queen, and Princesses returned to dinne... See More  

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677312
Item #677312

September 25, 1802

THE SUN, London, England, Sept. 25, 1802  A famous and quite successful newspaper from the very early 19th century. Red tax stamp at the top, four pages, great condition.

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677310
Item #677310

June 15, 1791

THE PUBLIC ADVERTISER, London, England, June 15, 1791



* Rare 18th century title

* Red tax stamp




Various news reports of the day, almost entirely European, wide, never-trimmed margins, good condition. Four pages and printed on rather thick-stock newsprint.... See More  

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677309

Quite rare satire newspaper...

Item #677309

January 14, 1843

THE PENNY SATIRIST, London, Jan. 14, 1843  A quite uncommon British newspaper notorious for its scandalous allegations and exposés.  

The front page features an illustration headed: "Twelve Night Characters; or, John Bull Enjoying His Repose." showing various devil characters. Other satirical reports.

Four pages, nice condition.

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677306

Mention of Ben Franklin...

Item #677306

October 30, 1782

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Oct. 30, 1782



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy

* Benjamin Franklin




Page 2 has amongst the news reports: "...a requisition made by the Secretary of State for an armed vessel to be got in immediate readiness for conveying some fresh instructions to the Commander in Chief at New York...Dr. Franklin has received...t... See More  

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677304

Plantation news, and details on deserters...

Item #677304

February 28, 1758

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Feb. 28, 1758  The front page has some: "Plantation News" from St. John's in Antigua, otherwise mostly British content. Page 3 has most of a column taken up with; "Description Of Deserters" from the military.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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677301

Uncommon and decorative title...

Item #677301

January 15, 1803

THE WESTMINSTER JOURNAL & OLD BRITISH SPY, London, Jan. 15, 1803



* Rare 19th century publication



I am not sure we've ever offered this title before. Two nice engravings in the masthead and a partial red tax stamp at the top.

Mostly British reports including an account of a mutiny.

Four pages, close-trimmed at the bottom affects some of the last lines at the bottom of the pages. Oth... See More  

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677296

1911 Banner Mine disaster... Alabama...

Item #677296

April 08, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 8, 1911



* Banner Mine disaster

* Littleton, Alabama

* Coal mine explosion




The front page has three column headline: "170 MEN ARE KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION IN ALABAMA COAL MINE" 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 th... See More  

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677294

Early "Black Hand" in 1911 Chicago...

Item #677294

April 01, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 1, 1911



* Black Hand (Chicago)

* Extortion - criminal tactic

* Precursor to organized crime (mafia)




The front page has a two column heading: "CHICAGO ITALIANS TO SUPPRESS BLACK HAND" 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... See More  

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677292

1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward...

Item #677292

April 12, 1928

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, April 12, 1928



* 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward

* Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft

* Ireland to Canada takeoff (1st report)




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BREMEN OFF AT 5:38 THIS MORNING" with subheads and related map. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all 10 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, genera... See More  

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677291

1908 Harvard-Yale Regatta...

Item #677291

June 25, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 25, 1908



* Harvard-Yale Regatta boat race

* Rowing races - Thames River




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Harvard and Yale Divide Honors in Today's Races" with subheads and photo of the Harvard varsity crew. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find i... See More  

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677290

1908 Wright Brothers airplane test flights...

Item #677290

May 09, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 9, 1908



* Wright Brothers test flights

* Orville & Wilbur Wright

* Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, NC




The front page is a one column heading: "WRIGHT BROTHERS AGAIN SUCCEED" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper... See More  

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677289

Signorinetta wins 1908 Epsom Derby...

Item #677289

June 03, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 3, 1908



* Epsom Derby - Surrey, England UK

* Longshot Signorinetta wins in upset

* Thoroughbred racehorse




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Outsider Wins The English Derby With Apparent Ease" with subheads and nice photo. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very ha... See More  

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677287

Death of Dr. Seuss in 1991...

Item #677287

September 26, 1991

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 26, 1991



* Death of Dr. Seuss

* Theodor Seuss Geisel

* Children's books autho
r



The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Dr. Seuss, Father of Yooks, Zooks and Grinches, Dies" with subheading and photo of Geisel. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 28 with related photo. More in section E with a few color illustration on... See More  

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677285

1913 Rodman Law's human rocket stunt...

Item #677285

March 19, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 19, 1913



* Daredevil Rodman Law

* Human rocket stunt




The top of page 2 has a three column pictorial with heading: "Rodman Law, Human Skyrocket, to try Daredevil Flight Once Again" 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 fro... See More  

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677284

First Woman to fly the Atlantic... Amelia Earhart...

Item #677284

June 07, 1928

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Penn., June 7, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship"




Less than 13 months after Charles Lindbergh's heralded accomplishment, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to achieve the feat. The top of the front page has a two column headline: "TWO WOMEN SEEKS TO BE FIRST TO CROSS ATLANTIC BY PLANE... See More  

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677277

1913 Omaha Easter Sunday tornado disaster...

Item #677277

March 24, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 24, 1913



* Omaha, Nebraska disaster

* Easter Sunday tornado outbreak




The front page has a nice banner headline: "200 ARE KILLED IN OMAHA BY BIG TORNADO" 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 er... See More  

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677275

Edward VIII becomes King of England...

Item #677275

January 22, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 22, 1936



* Edward VIII ascends the throne

* King of the United Kingdom

* King George V death




The front page has a banner headline: "GEORGE V FUNERAL TUESDAY" with subheads that include: "New King Takes Oath; Subjects Pledge Fealty" and more. (see) Coverage continues on pages 2 & 3 with a few related photos. A full page pictorial is on ... See More  

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677270

Diplomatic attempts to prevent war, but the printed presumption would prove true...

Item #677270

June 06, 1812

THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, June 6, 1812  Inside has the beginning of what would become a continuing article on: 'Paul Jones", the famed John Paul Jones. Also several correspondences under: "Public Documents" signed in type by: J. Monroe to Augustus Foster and Jonathan Russell, British & American diplomats respectively, all relating to what would become the War of 1... See More  

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677266

Treaty of Fontainebleau ends Napoleon's reign: banishes him to Elba...

Item #677266

June 19, 1814

BELL'S WEEKLY MESSENGER, London, June 19, 1814



* Treaty of Fontainebleau (1814)

* Napoleon Bonaparte's exile to Elba

* End of his rule as Emperor of France




 A quite historic issue as a full column on page 6--one-third of the page--is taken up with the Treaty of Fountainbleau, ending Napoleon's reign of Emperor of France, and banishing him to the island of Elba.

It is head... See More  

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677265

From Sam Houston, the day before his victory at San Jacinto...

Item #677265

May 20, 1836

THE GLOBE, Washington, D.C., May 20, 1836  



* Sam Houston - Texas Revolution



Page 3 has a report headed: "Texas" which includes a letter signed in type by: Sam. Houston dated at San Jacinto, April 20, the day before his famous victory over Santa Anna there.

He mentions in part: "...the army reached this point & was attacked...by the army of Santa Anna...he withdrew h... See More  

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677256

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #677256
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, (Philadelphia), October, 1786  The first article is: "Some Observations on the Structure of the Surface of the Earth in Pennsylvania and the Adjoining Countries..." which takes nearly 5 pages. Also within is the continued: "Sketch of the Life of the Late Nathaniel Greene, Major General of the Forces of the United States of America" which takes nearl... See More  

Item from Catalog 317 (released for April, 2022)...

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677249

Death of noted baseball star Eddie Plank...

Item #677249

February 25, 1926

SECTION 2 (SPORTS) ONLY of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb. 25, 1926 



* Eddie Plank "Gettysburg Eddie" death

* Hall of Fame pitcher - Philadelphia Athletics




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "EDDIE PLANK, FAMOUS PITCHER, DIES" with subheads. Great for display. Photo of Plank is on the back page.

Complete section 2 only with 16 pages, light t... See More  

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677246

1938 Hans Bethe & the lifespan of the sun...

Item #677246

February 18, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 18, 1938



* Hans Bethe at Cornell University

* German-American nuclear Physicist

* Atoms and the lifespan of the sun




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Endless Duel of Atoms Declared Source of Fuel in Furnace and Sun" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 12.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete wit... See More  

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677245

King Ghazi of Iraq is killed in 1939...

Item #677245

April 04, 1939

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1939



* Ghazi of Iraq killed - death (1st report)

* King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Iraq




Page 2 has a one column heading: "King Ghazi Of Iraq Is Killed In Auto Crash" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 34 pages, rag editio... See More  

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677244

1913 Militant suffragette Olive Wharry...

Item #677244

March 07, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 7, 1913



* Militant suffragette Olive Wharry



Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "SUFFRAGETTE IS SENTENCED TO 18 MONTHS" (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 24 pages, two sm... See More  

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