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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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$26.00
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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$34.00
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  

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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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677243

Early for color newspaper pages...

Item #677243

August 08, 1891

LE PETIT JOURNAL [The Little Newspaper]--Supplement, Paris, France, August 8, 1891  This was a quite successful conservative, daily newspaper published from 1863 to 1944. Beginning in 1884 they did a weekly "Supplement" famous for their color lithograph front and back pages.

The front page is a color print captioned; "Execution de Dore et Berland - La Sortie De La Roquette&quo... See More  

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677233

1908 Oliver Belmont death...

Item #677233

June 10, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 10, 1908



* Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont death

* American socialite & U.S. Representative




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "O.H.P. Belmont Dies At Early Hour this Morning After Short Illness" with subheads and related photo (grainy). (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" ... See More  

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677232

Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish insanity plea......

Item #677232

January 09, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1935



* Albert Fish insanity plea

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"




The back page has a one column heading: "Albert Fish Loses Plea" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular... See More  

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677226

Nine issues of this famous illustrated newspaper...

Item #677226

November 27, 1880

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York  A lot of 9 issues dated April 21, 1874; June 20, 1874; Sept. 16, 1874; March 27, 1876; Sept. 3, 1880; Nov. 27, 1880; Dec. 20, 1882; March 31, 1883; and April 23, 1883.

This was a full folio-size, illustrated newspaper of the day, one of just a few which existed. Each issue has a full front page print--typically a political cartoon--plus other prints inside and on... See More  

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$98.00
677225

Nellie Bly Women's prison expose...

Item #677225

January 13, 1889

THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 13, 1889  



* Nellie Bly expose

* Women in the workplace




Nellie Bly is perhaps most famous for her trip around the world, which turned the fictional work by Jules Vernes' "Around the World in Eighty Days" into fact for the first time.

But there were various other projects which consumed her journalistic career, perhaps most notably her undercove... See More  

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677222

Great map on the progress of the trans-continental railroad...

Item #677222

January 18, 1867

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 18, 1867 



* Construction of the Transcontinental Railroad map



A terrific issue on the trans-continental railroad, as closer to half of page 2 is taken up with a large and very detailed map headed: "THE PACIFIC RAILWAYS".

The map shows from Illinois to California and shows the routes of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad and noti... See More  

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677219

A "Boomer" newspaper with a fascinating history...

Item #677219

May 27, 1886

OKLAHOMA WAR-CHIEF, Caldwell, Kansas, May 27, 1886



* Very rare Oklahoma Boomers publication



 An interesting newspaper with a fascinating history.

This newspaper was first published by the Oklahoma Boomer Movement to agitate for the opening of the unassigned lands in the Indian Territory to homesteading.

The paper was first published at Wichita, Kansas, in 1883, and after several moves... See More  

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$225.00
677211

The invention of the telephone... Alexander Graham Bell...

Item #677211

October 21, 1876

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 21, 1876  Page 8 has a somewhat inconspicuous report of an invention that would change society forever: the telephone. From this humble beginning the world of communication was born (although the telegraph preceded this), one which dominates our world to this day.

The article, near the top of the page, is headed: "Audible Speech By Telegraph" with subheads: &qu... See More  

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$177.00
677210

Early from the Arizona Territory...

Item #677210

October 20, 1879

ARIZONA DAILY MINER, Prescott, Oct. 20, 1879



* Very rare Old West publication



A quite early newspaper from territorial Arizona. It would not become a state until 33 years later.

A typical Old West newspaper with a wealth of Western-themed advertisements, several of which are illustrated. News reports are both local & regional.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few small archival m... See More  

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$110.00
677207

Graphic welcome to Ulysses S. Grant...

Item #677207

November 12, 1879

THE DAILY INTGER OCEAN, Chicago, Nov. 12, 1879  The front page has a nice graphic for the welcoming of President Grant to Chicago, including Uncle Same and seven flag-with-cannon print. 

Ten pages, good condition.

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677204

Great Chelsea fire of 1908 - Massachusetts...

Item #677204

April 13, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 13, 1908



* Great Chelsea fire of 1908- Massachusetts



The front page has a banner headline: "CHELSEA CITY IS DEVASTATED BY FIRE" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with... See More  

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677198

Harold Frederick Pitcairn & the autogyro....

Item #677198

April 26, 1931

ROTOGRAVURE section of the New York Times, April 26, 1931



* Harold Frederick Pitcairn

* Autogyro aircraft invention

* Collier Trophy winner




The front page of this rotogravure section only has two related photos concerning Harold Frederick Pitcairn receiving the Collier Trophy for the development of the autogyro.

Sixteen pages, rag edition, some small binding slits along the spine, nice co... See More  

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677192

1908 USS Michigan battleship launching...

Item #677192

May 26, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 26, 1908



* USS Michigan (BB-27) launching

* United States Navy battleship

* Camden, New Jersey shipyard




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "AMERICA'S DREADNAUGHT TAKES TO THE WATER THIS MORNING" with photo. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issu... See More  

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677190

William Howard Taft wins Republican nomination...

Item #677190

June 18, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 18, 1908



* William Howard Taft nomination

* Republican National Convention




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Taft Caerries Convention Today" with subheads. Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pape... See More  

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677189

Verdict of acquittal in the Johnson impeachment trial...

Item #677189

May 27, 1868

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 27, 1868



* Andrew Johnson impeachment

* End of the trial (acquittal)




The top of the first column has heads: "End Of Impeachment" "Verdict of Acquittal Entered" "Adjournment Without Day After a Vote on the Second & Third Articles--The Vote the Same as On the Eleventh" with the text being very lengthy & detailed, including listings o... See More  

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$166.00
677187

Stanley, the African explorer, and Lake Victoria...

Item #677187

November 29, 1875

NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 29, 1875  Page 3 has terrific reporting on the explorations of Henry Stanley in Africa, much of that continent being unknown to the Western world at that time. And keep in mind that the Herald sponsored Stanley on his journey, so not surprising they would devote extensive coverage to his travels.

First column heads include: "STANLEY" "Progress of the Comm... See More  

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677185

The transcontinental railroad is completed...

Item #677185

May 12, 1869

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 12, 1869  



* Completing the Transcontinental railroad

* Last spike driven at Promontory Point




Page 5 has: "The Pacific Railroad" reporting on the completion of the historic, transcontinental railroad. Subheads note: "The Ceremonies at the Completion--How They Waited for the News in Washington--Enthusiasm in California... See More  

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677181

Dramatic report of JFK's 1963 assassination...

Item #677181

November 22, 1963

THE DAILY MAIL, Anderson, South Carolina, November 22, 1963 



* Terrific issue for display

* JFK John F. Kennedy assassination




I believe this to be an "extra" edition put out very quickly to announce: "KENNEDY IS SLAIN" in huge red letters on the front page with banner subhead and two related photos. (see)

Incomplete issue containing the front and back page leafs of... See More  

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$77.00
677180

The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...

Item #677180

January 21, 2021

NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921



* A day of "firsts"

* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date

* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President


* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President



The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More  

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677179

1908 Fort Wayne, Indiana hotel fire...

Item #677179

May 04, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 4, 1908



* New Aveline Hotel fire disaster

* Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Eleven Lives Lost In Hotel Fire At Fort Wayne, Ind." (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragi... See More  

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677166

Diamond Joe Esposito assassination...

Item #677166

March 24, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 24, 1928



* Diamond Joe Esposito assassination

* Prohibition-era Chicago gangster - mobster




Page 19 has a one column heading: "FIND ALIBIS FALSE IN CHICAGO KILLING" with subheads. (see) Coverage of the assassination of Diamond Joe Esposito, prohibition-era Chicago gangster & Republican ward boss.

Complete with 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at ... See More  

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677165

Creating the "Great Seal" of the state of California... Constitution of the state of Deseret...

Item #677165

December 22, 1849

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1849 



* State of Deseret Constitution

* Mormons - Mormonism - Utah

* Great Seal of California adopted




The front page has an article which includes a very nice engraving captioned: "The Great Seal of the State of California" and a related article which begins: "The Convention yesterday adopted the above design of a Great Seal for the new... See More  

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677163

Very early from San Diego...

Item #677163

February 12, 1873

THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Feb. 12, 1873  



* Rare Old West publication



A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300.

Among the articles are: "The Murderer of Rodriguez--Another Shooting Affray--More of the Tin Mine..." "Our Julian Letter" and so much more.

Four pages, a small bit fr... See More  

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$35.00
677159

Much on California, and the Gold Rush... Death of John C. Calhoun...

Item #677159

April 06, 1850

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, April 6, 1850



* John C. Calhoun Death

* California Gold Rush




 Over half of the front page is taken up with a very detailed account of the life of: "John C. Calhoun" who died just 6 days prior. Page 5 has: "Death of John C. Calhoun" followed by: "Funeral Services of Mr. Calhoun".

Much of pages 6 & 7 are taken up with extensive ... See More  

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677155

Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #677155

December 02, 1874

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN, California, Dec. 2, 1874  



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon publication




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Page 2 has a report concerning Navajo Indians reporting 3 of their tribe were killed by Mormons.

Four pag... See More  

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677143

1911 Harry Atwood's airplane flight...

Item #677143

July 22, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 22, 1911



* Harry Atwood - early aviation pioneer

* 1st White House visit with airplane (leaving)




The front page has a three column photo showing Atwood taking off the White House lawn with heading: "Harry Atwood First Man to Call On President at White House in Airship" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the ... See More  

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677141

1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor warning ?....

Item #677141

January 03, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 3, 1943



* Bombing of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii warning

* Joseph Grew warned the State Department




The front page has a two column heading: "Japan's Plans Long Known, '31-'41 State Papers Reveal" Lengthy text continues on page 36. This was when this report was first made public to the American citizens.

Complete 1st section only with all 46 pages, rag ed... See More  

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677139

Lambert, Mississippi Negroes lynching...

Item #677139

June 09, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1934



* Lambert, Quitman County, Mississippi



Page 6 has a brief article headed: "Two Negroes Lynched" "Hangings Follow Attempt to Attack Woman in Mississippi" (see) First report coverage on the lynchings of Joe Love and Issac Thomas near Lambert, Mississippi.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 32 pages, rag edition, m... See More  

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677138

Rare baseball Negro League reporting....

Item #677138

May 17, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 17, 1943



* New York Black Yankees vs. Cubans

* Rare Negro League baseball reporting




The sport's section (page 19) has one column headings: "CUBANS TURN BACK BLACK YANKEES, 10-2" "Capture Negro League Opener, Then Battle to 5-5 Tie" See photos for text and score graph here. Uncommon to find reporting on the less popular Negro Leagues durin... See More  

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677137

1931 Stateville Correctional Center riot....

Item #677137

March 19, 1931

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, New York, March 19, 1931



* Stateville Correctional Center

* Illinois State prison riot

* Joliet, Will County




The front page has a two column heading: "1,800 Convicts Riot, Dance Madly After Firing Prison In Illinois; Troops Called" with subhead and related photo. (see)

Complete with 24 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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677133

Washington's concerns about apportioning numbers for Congress...

Item #677133

April 07, 1792

THE MAIL; OR CLAYPOOLE'S DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, April 7, 1792



* President George Washington

* United States Congress




Page 3 has a letter from the President to Congress concerning his thoughts on apportioning representatives for the House according to the first census. Hid notes his two objections. Signed in type: G. Washington.

Four pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... See More  

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677131

A report on the Treasury...

Item #677131

August 25, 1788

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, Aug. 25, 1788  All of page 2 is taken up with a report concerning the U.S. Treasury. Page 3 has some news of the day, but most of the issue is taken up with a wealth of advertisements including 11 illustrated ship ads.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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$39.00
677125

Huge centerfold of Henry W. Longfellow...

Item #677125

December 06, 1875

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Dec. 6, 1875  Greater full front page political cartoon: "Miss Columbia's Washington School Again Open". 

The doublepage centerfold is a huge print of: "Henry W. Longfellow" with a related article on another page.

Eight pages, tiny binding pinholes at the blank spine, nice condition.

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$29.00
677118

Latest war news from the middle of the Revolutionary War...

Item #677118

December 26, 1778

THE PROVIDENCE GAZETTE & COUNTRY JOURNAL, Rhode Island, Dec. 26, 1778  The entire front page and half of page 2 are taken up with the  second half of the: "Treaty of Amity and Commerce Between the Most Christian King and the United Starters of North America", this being the treaty of assistance between French and the colonies, which did much to support the American cause ag... See More  

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677111

1934 Pioneer Zephyr "The Silver Streak"...

Item #677111

May 27, 1934

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, May 27, 1934



* Pioneer Zephyr "The Silver Streak"

* Diesel-powered railroad train

* Travel speed record




The front page has a two column heading: "Zephyr Sets New Record By Nonstop 1015-Mile Run In 13 Hours, Five Minutes" with subhead. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, generally good.



wik... See More  

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677109

Richard E. Byrd's 2nd Antarctic Expedition...

Item #677109

January 19, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1934



* Real Admiral Richard E. Byrd

* Second Antarctic Expedition

* Little America base arrival




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Byrd Arrives at Little America; Amazed by Vast Upheaval of Ice" with subhead. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 42 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produ... See More  

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$38.00
677104

Colorful automobile issue from 1912...

Item #677104

December 07, 1912

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 7, 1912



* Multiple, displayable automobile-themed prints 



The very colorful color cover (see photos) includes a vintage automobile amongst the Navajo Indians of the American Southwest.  In this issue there is an illustration called "The Woes of a President-Elect" by C. J. Budd. There are photos of "The War in the Near East" an... See More  

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$78.00
677098

Secretariat - the Preakness controversy...

Item #677098

June 18, 1973

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, June 18, 1973  The sports section carries an article "Mrs. Tweedy Wants Preakness Review", owner of Triple Crown-winner, Secretariat, asked for a review of the official 1973 clocking after watching films which show the time listed for the race was incorrectly recorded. "A controversy developed soon after the Preakness when it w... See More  

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677094

1936 Triborough Bridge dedication... opens....

Item #677094

July 11, 1936

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, July 11, 1936



* Triborough Bridge opens (1st report)

* Robert F. Kennedy RFK Bridge

* Franklin D. Roosevelt dedication

* Manhattan, Queens and Bronx




The  front page has a seven column headline: "President Opens Triborough Bridge" with subheads and large photo. (see) More on page 3 with related a few more related photos.

Complete with 40 pages, ligh... See More  

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677089

The Essential Facility Doctrine... a significant ruling...

Federal Supreme Court ends monopoly...

Item #677089

December 17, 1912

THE CALL, San Francisco, California, December 17, 1912  The front page of this issue features a banner headline "Huge Anthracite Coal Combine Is Destroyed By Federal Supreme Court" with subheads "Six Railroads Held Monopoly In Perpetuity", "Through Fuel Companies Which They Controlled Transportation Concerns Had Contracts to Purchase Output of the 'Independent'... See More  

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677088

Lengthy report on the XYZ Affair...

Item #677088

January 31, 1799

THE UNIVERSAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Jan. 31, 1799  The entire front page, all of page 4, and a portion of page 2 are taken ump with the report of the Secretary of State concerning the troubles between the United States and France, known as the XYZ Affair, which would lead to the Quasi-War. It is prefaced with a note signed by the President, John Adams, and signed at its conclusion ... See More  

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$49.00
677085

Hagia Sophia Mosque...

Item #677085

November 20, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 20, 1933



* Hagia Sophia Mosque

* Thomas Whittemore

* Christian mosaics discovery




The top of page has a one column heading: "AMERICAN REVEALS SANTA SOPHIA'S ART" with subheads and related photo (fuzzy). (see) Coverage on Thomas Whittemore uncovering christian mosaics inside the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey.

Complete with 34 pages, light toning... See More  

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677084

Duck Hill, Mississippi Negro lynchings...

Item #677084

April 14, 1937

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 14, 1937.



* Roosevelt Towns & Bootjack McDaniels Negro lynchings

* Duck Hill, Montgomery County, Mississippi




The front has a one column heading: "SQUABBLE OVER LYNCH BILL AS MOB KILLS TWO" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negroes Roosevelt Towns and Bootjack McDaniels at Duck Hill, Mississippi is actually on page 2. Alw... See More  

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677076

The Many Faces of Maureen O'Hara ...

Item #677076

August 20, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (Rotogravure/Pictures section), Missouri, August 20, 1939



* Rotogravure section featuring Maureen O'Hara



This is a beautiful display of one of the most glamorous actress of the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Fans of this cinematic era and Maureen will love this collection of some of the personalities she portrayed.



This is the Rotogravure/Picture section ONLY.,... See More  

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677075

Fictionalized drama...

Item #677075

September 15, 1873

STREET & SMITH'S NEW YORK WEEKLY, Sept. 15, 1873  This newspaper but the publishers of dime novels & pulp fiction did much to romanticize the Wild West with stories of fictionalized drama.

This issue has a large & dramatic illustration on the front page which accompanies the story: "Moccasin Mose; or, the Trail of Death".

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677063

George Washington is elected President of the United States...

Item #677063

February 20, 1793

NATIONAL GAZETTE, Philadelphia, Feb. 20, 1793



* President George Washington

* Historic 2nd election victory




Nearly three-quarters of the front page is taken up with an address: "To ALEXANDER HAMILTON, Secretary of the Treasury of he United States". This is followed, on page 2, with a second analysis of America's financial situation.

But by far the most significant ite
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677060

Don Larsen's famous perfect game... 1956 World Series of baseball...

Item #677060

October 09, 1956

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, October 9, 1956



* 1956 World Series of baseball

* Don Larsen's famous perfect game




This 10 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 7: "Larsen Stands Alone In Baseball History" and "Brooklyn Stakes Series Hopes on Ebbets Field; Labine Selected to Hurl".

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677059

Death of radio transmission pioneer Marchese Guglielmo Marconi...

Item #677059

July 20, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, July 20, 1937



* Marchese Guglielmo Marconi death (1st report)

* Radiotelegraph inventor




This 46 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "MARCONI IS DEAD OF HEART ATTACK", "Wireless Inventor Succumbs at His Home in Rome at the Age of 63", "HIS CAREER STARTED AT 21" and "He Patented His System in 1896 and The... See More  

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677058

Frank Leahy named as Notre Dame coach...

Item #677058

February 15, 1941

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, February 15, 1941  This 20 page newspaper has a seven column headline on page 11: "Notre Dame Signs Leahy to Succeed Layden as Grid Coach", with subheads and photo.



This tells of Frank Leahy becoming the new head coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish college football team. Leahy would become one of the most successful coaches at ND.



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677057

Volume One, Number One issue... Sports, Inc.

Item #677057

November 16, 1987

SPORTS inc., The Sports Business Weekly, New York, November 16, 1987



This is a Volume 1, Number 1 issue of this title.  This issue was originally sent to the Director of Public Relations of Little League Baseball.  The issue still has the mailing label affixed to the front cover.  Of course the significance of this issue is it being the Premier Issue.



This is complete in 68 pa... See More  

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677056

1961 Philadelphia Phillies' "longest" MLB losing streak ends....

Item #677056

August 21, 1961

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 21, 1961



* Philadelphia Phillies 23-game losing streak ends

* Still the longest MLB losing streak since 1900




This 46 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 27: "Phils Defeat Braves After Dropping 23d in Row" with subhead: "Streak Ends One Game Short of Cleveland's 1899 Mark" with box scores.



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677055

Jimmy Carter is inaugurated... best title...

Item #677055

January 21, 1977

THE WASHINGTON POST, Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 1977 



* Jimmy Carter's inauguration

* Best title to have




The best newspaper to be had for any presidential election or inauguration would be the famous Washington Post. The two-line banner headline reads "Carter Is Sworn In as President; Asks 'Fresh Faith in Old Dream'", with various related subheads as well. The ftp... See More  

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677054

Charles Lindbergh & the American Clipper flight...

Item #677054

November 21, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 1931



* Aviator Charles Lindbergh

* Sikorsky S-40 flying boat




The front page has a one column heading: "LINDBERGH DELAYED WITH CLIPPER IN CUBA" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues inside.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.



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677053

Elvis Presley and Pricilla Ann (Wagner) Beaulieu wed...

Item #677053

May 02, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, May 2, 1967



* Elvis Presley marries Pricilla



The front page has a three column heading at the bottom of the page: "Elvis Presley Ends Bachelorhood" with photo. This is first report coverage on the Las Vegas wedding between Elvis Presley and Pricilla Beaulieu. Nice to have on the front page.



Other news, sports and adver... See More  

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677052

Queen Victoria of England... The H.M.S. Victoria...

Item #677052

June 25, 1887

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 25, 1887



* Queen Victoria of England
* The Apollo Belvedere
 
The front page has a full-page illustration captioned: "Victoria, Queen of Great Britain and Empress of India", with supporting text. The inside has: "H.M.S. Victoria", "The Great Mulhouse Universal Lathe", "Apparatus for Stu
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677048

HMS Royal Oak sunk in 1939...

Item #677048

October 15, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, October 15, 1939 



* HMS Royal Oak battleship sinks 

* German U-boat attack 




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "800 OF ROYAL OAK CREW MISSING..." with subheads and photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with pages 1-14, light toning at the margins, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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677047

Rehmeyer's Hollow murder... Witchcraft...

Item #677047

January 08, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 8, 1929 



* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire




Page 3 has an article headed: "PRISONER TOLD HIM 'I GOT THE WITCH'" "Third Witness at York (Pa.) Trial Makes Charge Against One Defendant" "Halts 'Witchcraft' Case" and more. (see)

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

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677045

Louis "Lepke" Buchalter Executed....

Item #677045

March 06, 1944

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 6, 1944.

 

* Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter

* Mafia hit squad Murder, Inc. fame

* Sing Sing Prison execution




The front page has a one column heading: "LEPKE BURIED; MURDER, INC., GOES WITH HIM" with subhead. Related photo on the back page. (see) Coverage on the execution of Murder Inc. mob boss, Louis Buchalter, by electric chai
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677044

SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #677044

February 09, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 9, 1917



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RUTHLESS GERMAN U-BOAT CAMPAIGN CONTINUES WITH UNABATED FEROCITY" with subheads that include: "California Remained Afloat Just None Minutes From Time Torpedo Struck Port Side Of The Steamer" and mo... See More  

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677043

Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot 5 times...

Item #677043

October 14, 1930

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass. October 14, 1930



* Jack 'Legs' Diamond shot 5 times

* New York City Gangster



The top of the front page has a three column headline: "DIAMOND FIGHTING FOR LIFE WHILE POLICE SEEK GUNMAN; SECOND WOMAN ENTERS CASE" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete with 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.



sou... See More  

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677016

Six-Day War... Jerusalem...

Item #677016

June 08, 1967

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., June 8, 1967



* Six -Day War

* Israelis - Arabs

* Jordan cease-fire




The front page has a headline: "Egyptian Units Stiffen; Cease-Fire In Jordan" related photo, map and caricature of King Hussein.

Complete with 30 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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677013

Mahatma Gandi's last fast ends...

Item #677013

January 19, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 19, 1948



* Mahatma Gandhi last fast ends



The top of the front page has a two column headline: "Gandhi Sees Harmony Won" with subhead: "Fast Held to Achieve Aim...." (See) First report coverage on Mahatma Gandhi ending his "Third Hindu-Muslim unity fast: restoration of communal peace" which was also his very last prior to his assassina... See More  

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$48.00
677011

Review & premiere of "Speed", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #677011

June 10, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 10, 1994



* Best "Speed" movie advertisement ?

* Grand Opening Day premiere review

* Action thriller film - Keanu Reeves




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Speed" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publicat... See More  

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677008

International Unemployment Day demonstrations....

Item #677008

March 07, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 7, 1930



* International Unemployment Day

* Communists - Reds

* The Great Depression




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "REDS BATTLE POLICE IN UNION SQUARE; SCORES INJURED, LEADERS ARE SEIZED; TWO DEAD, MANY HURT IN CLASHES ABROAD" with many subheads. (see) Loads of text continues inside with related photos.

Other news, sports and ad... See More  

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676997

Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson...

Item #676997

February 06, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 6, 1943



* Jake LaMotta defeats Sugar Ray Robinson (1st defeat)

* Famous Middleweight boxing match



The sport's section (page 17) has one column headings: "ROBINSON'S STREAK ENDED BY LAMOTTA" "Harlem Fighter Suffers First Loss in 130 Bouts Before 18,930 at Detroit" "Bell Saves Ray In Eighth" "Left to Head Floors Him ... See More  

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676995

1942 Japenese attack on California coast...

Item #676995

February 24, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, Feb. 24, 1942 



* Attack on California coast

* Ellwood oil field shelling

* Japanese submarine I-17




The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Army and Navy Planes Hunt Jap Sub Off Pacific Coast" with subhead. (see) This brief yet very historic shelling only caused minor damage to the oil field—a pump house and a single oil derrick w... See More  

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676994

Booker T. Washington... First African-American on a stamp...

Item #676994

April 08, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 8, 1940



* Booker T. Washington

* First African-American on a  postage stamp

* Philatelic, stamp collecting interest




Page 21 has a report announcing what would be the first African-American to appear on a United States postage stamp, the article is headed: "Farley Sells First. B. T. Washington Stamp And Lauds 'Negro Moses' at Tuskegee." (see)... See More  

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$58.00
676993

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #676993

July 04, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Boston, June 20, 1870  This is a very fascinating newspaper, borne in the ingenious mind of a publisher who decided to take a small printing press on board the first transcontinental railroad excursion and publish 6 issues westbound and 6 issues eastbound.  Printed on a Gordon press in the baggage car, it is considered the very first newspaper composed, printed, & ... See More  

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$388.00
676992

1939 Battle of the River Forth... Scotland...

Item #676992

October 16, 1939

BOSTON TRAVELER, Oct. 16, 1939



* Battle of the River Forth - Scotland

* Rosyth Dockyard, Firth of Forth

* German vs. British Air Forces




The top of the front page, above the masthead is a terrific banner headline in bold lettering: "SCOTLAND RAIDED" with: "Nazi Fliers Strike Coast; Beaten Off" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with pages 1-12, ... See More  

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676980

Sam Adams and Thomas Jefferson...

Item #676980

July 15, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 15, 1795  Fully half of the front page is taken up with three Acts of  the Mass. legislature, each signed in type by the governor, Samuel Adams.

The ftpg. also has lengthy letter concerning the Jay Treaty signed in type by: Thomas Jefferson.

Four pages, very nice condition.

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676975

Mariano Rivera breaks save record....

Item #676975

September 20, 2011

USA TODAY, September 20, 2011



* "Mo"... "Sandman"... Mariano Rivera sets record



The front page has a mention of Mariano Rivera leading to the sports section with the heading "Mariano Rivera tallies record-breaking save in Yankees' 6-4 win against Twins, 4C."



The Sports section has a large photo of Rivera with the heading "Rivera closes out saves reco... See More  

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676974

Lyrics of a song by a captive Indian...

Item #676974

November 08, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 8, 1797  



* Indian captive writes song before execution



The back page has the lyrics of a "Song, By a Captive Indian, while his conquerors were preparing for his Death. Written by the Lady of Mr. John Hunter." The front page has: "Tennessee Eloquence".

Also a notice for an exhibit of "The Elephant" & two ads for "P... See More  

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676971

Honor bestowed upon President John Adams...

Item #676971

August 30, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 30, 1797  Page 2 has a "Tribute of Respect" from the American Academy of Arts & Sciences written: "To John Adams, L.L.D., President of the United States of America" concerning an honor given to him. This is followed boy: "The President's Answer", signed in script type: John Adams.

Four pages, a bit irregular at the blank ... See More  

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676967

Bonus Army in Washington D.C...

Item #676967

July 28, 1932

THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1932 



* Bonus Army - World War I veterans march



This 26 page newspaper has a very nice banner headline on the front page: "BONUS VETERAN SHOT DEAD; FEDERAL TROOPS CALLED OUT" with subheads (see photos). Coverage on the gathering of World War I veterans in Washington D.C.

Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. L... See More  

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676966

New Highland lighthouse on Cape Cod...

Item #676966

November 11, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 11, 1797 



* Highland Lighhouse

* North Truro, Massachusetts

* Cape Cod seashore




The top of page 3 has an announcement of the operation of a new light house on Cape Code, at Clay Ponds.

From research we believe this is the Highland Lighthouse, originally built in 1797 but was replaced in 1857. The text is very descriptive on how ships are to navigate i... See More  

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676965

Admiral Nelson loses his arm...

Item #676965

October 11, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 11, 1797 



* Admiral Horatio Nelson



The front page has: "Louis the XVIth".

A report under "Virginia" on pg. 2 provides nice details about the failed British attack of the Spanish port at Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the Canary Islands, a part reading: "...One small party of 50 men commanded by Admiral Nelson, and Capt. Bowen landed ... See More  

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676964

Natchez and Fort Recovery...

Item #676964

October 07, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Oct. 7, 1797  Page 2 has a report: "From Presque Isle (on Lake Erie)...that Ensign Callender had arrived there with information that the inhabitants of the Nartches [Natchez] had rebelled & hoisted the tri-coloured flag. That a detachment of Federal troops had been marched against them & that the Indians had been defeated in an attempt to take Fort Rec... See More  

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676962

Detailed review of the militia...

Item #676962

September 27, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 27, 1797  Page 2 has an interesting article: "Review Of Militia" commanded by Major-General Hull, with various particulars. The back page features 14 illustrated ship ads.

Four pages, nice condition.

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676949

Abraham Lincoln ventures towards Washington, D.C...

Item #676949

February 26, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 26, 1861 



* Abraham Lincoln prepares for inauguration



Among the front page heads are reports concerning the new administration of Abraham Lincoln and the coming Civil War: "Passage of the Bill to Discontinue the Postal Service in the Seceded States" "Movements of the President Elect" "Visit of Mr. Lincoln to the Capitol" "The Late... See More  

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676948

John Logie Baird & television...

Item #676948

September 03, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 3, 1929



* John Logie Baird - father of television

* TV in it's infancy - inventions - experiments



Page 29 has one column headings: "VOICE AND IMAGE GO TOGETHER OVER WIRE" "Simultaneous Transmission of Clear Televised Pictures and Sounds Demonstrated" "Baird System Can Be Used by Any Broadcasting Station in New York, It Is Said"... See More  

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676947

1912 Ty Cobb stabbed duing robbery attempt...

Item #676947

July 04, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 4, 1912



* Gibson - Corning train wreck - New York

* Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad

* Early, same day first report headline




The front page has a nice banner headline: "THIRTY-FOUR DEAD IN LACKAWANNA WRECK" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very h... See More  

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676945

Fred Duesenberg death... automobile pioneer...

Item #676945

July 27, 1932

THE DETROIT NEWS, July 27, 1932



* Fred Duesenberg death

* Automobile pioneer

* Race car motors




The front page has a one column heading: "ILLNESS FATAL TO DUESENBERG" with subhead and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Frederick Samuel Duesenberg, automobile pioneer designer, manufacturer and sportsman. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this ... See More  

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676942

1940 Coventry Blitz... WWII...

Item #676942

November 16, 1940

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 16, 1940.



* The Coventry Blitz

* Germany bombs hit London England




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "GERMAN BOMBERS ATTACK LONDON AS BRITISH PLANES RAID HAMBURG AND BERLIN" with subheads and photo of the cathedral at Coventry, England. (see)

Complete with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.... See More  

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676939

Jefferson & others respond to the President...

Item #676939

May 31, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 31, 1797  Page 2 contains a full column letter headed: "To the President Of the United States" which is in response to a recent address by the President concerning national and international affairs. The letter is signed in type by the Vice President: Thomas Jefferson.

This is followed by a nice response signed in type by the President: John Adams, a... See More  

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676928

Jim Thorpe wins 1912 Olympic decathlon...

Item #676928

July 15, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 15, 1912 



* Jim Thorpe wins Olympic decathlon

* Carlisle Indian School star athlete




The front page has a one column headings that include: "Final Day Of The Athletic Program" "....American Winner of Decathlon" and more. (see) Coverage continues on page 2 a small heading: "Thorp Wins Decathlon". (see) Surprisingly this issue... See More  

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676925

Washington returns home as a private citizen...

Item #676925

March 18, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 18, 1797



* George Washington returns home

* Becomes a private citizen

* Mount Vernon, Virginia




Page 2 has a report noting that 24 Philadelphia clergymen presented an affectionate address to George Washington on the last day of his presidency, to which he replied: "Believing as I do, that Religion and Morality are the essential pillars of civil societ... See More  

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676923

The beginning of the U.S. Navy's relationship with San Diego ?...

Item #676923

July 23, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 23, 1913



* Naval Base San Diego to be born ?



A nice issue on the pre-founding era of the United States Navy's relationship with San Diego, one which has grown tremendously ever since 1917 to become the home port of the Pacific Fleet, a base composed of 13 piers, with over 24,000 military personnel and over 10,000 civilian workers.  The U.... See More  

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676922

SS California torpedoed... WWI German submarine...

Item #676922

February 08, 1917

THE ASHEVILLE CITIZEN, North Carolina, February 8, 1917



* SS California sunk

* German submarine attack

* World War I tensions rise




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CALIFORNIA SUNK WITHOUT WARNING; SENATE ENDORSES ACTION OF WILSON" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Twelve pages, light toning and minor wear art the margins, small library label within subheads (see)... See More  

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676920

1910 James J. Jeffries training photos...

Item #676920

April 30, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 30, 1910



* Upcoming Jack Johnson vs. James J. Jeffries

* Heavyweight boxing championship bout

* Boxing's first "Fight of the Century"

* In training photos a few months prior




The front page of the sport's section (page 7) has a headline: "Jeffries Stops Heavy Training Stunts to Give Finny Tribe A Workoutl In Fine Condition" with... See More  

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676919

Serial killer Harry Powers sentenced to death...

Item #676919

December 13, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, December 13, 1931



* Harry Powers sentenced to hang

* "Lonely Hearts" ad serial killer

* Moundsville, West Virginia




Page 3 has a one column heading: "Powers Hears Death Sentence And Has Laugh" (see) First report coverage on the death sentence handed down on "Lonely Hearts" serial killer Harry Powers.

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

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676918

Miami Dolphins complete perfect NFL season....

Item #676918

January 15, 1973

THE HAYS DAILY NEWS, Kansas, January 15, 1973



* Miami Dolphins complete perfect season

* Super Bowl VII vs. Washington Redskins

* NFL National Football League




The top of page 6 has a five column headline: "Dolphins Coast To Victory" with caption: "Super Champs 17-0" and more. First report coverage on the Miami Dolphins becoming the 1st and only team in NFL history to en... See More  

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676917

Lou Gehrig signs final year contract in 1938...

Item #676917

March 12, 1938

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, March 12, 1938



* Lou Gehrig signs contract (last year)

* New York Yankees baseball




The front page has a one column heading: "Gehrig Signs For One Year At $39,000" with subhead. The top of page 23 has a banner headline: "Gehrig Signs for $39,000, Leaves for Camp Tomorrow with Ruppert" with subheads. (see) Great to have in this NYC publication.

N... See More  

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676911

1928 Richard Hudnut death... perfumer...

Item #676911

October 31, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 31, 1928



* Richard Hudnut death (1st report)

* American businessman (cosmetics)




Page 39 has a discrete one column heading: "Richard Hudnut, Millionaire Perfume Manufacturer, Dies". (see)

Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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676910

Oscar Hammerstein II death... musical director...

Item #676910

August 23, 1960

THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 23, 1960



* Oscar Hammerstein II death (1st report)

* Broadway musical producer - director

* "Oklahoma!" "The Sound of Music" & more




Near the bottom of the front page is a three column heading: "Oscar Hammerstein Dies" with photo. (see)

Complete with 48 pages, two library stamps near the top of the front page, some small binding hol... See More  

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676909

Estrada's rebellion (1909)... Nicaragua...

Item #676909

December 22, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 22, 1909



* United States Occupation of Nicaragua

* Juan Jose Estrada's rebellion 

* Jose Santos Zelaya - Liberal Party




The front page has a banner headline: "ROUT OF ZELAYAN ARMY COMPLETE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not t... See More  

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676904

On Washington retiring from public office...

Item #676904

January 14, 1797

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 14, 1797 



* President George Washington

* End of his illustrious career




The ftpg. has: "Summary of the Points of the Debates in Congress on the Answer to the President's Address" referring to Washington's last state-of-the-union address. It begins: "On one side, it was openly declared that they did not regret the President was goi... See More  

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676901

The Presidency to change hands for the first time...

Item #676901

December 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 24, 1796  The front page has two Acts, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams. One is for incorporating a religious society in Newburyport. The front page also has an address from the Legislature of Vermont to the President, with his gracious reply, signed in type: Go. Washington.

Page 2 has a tally of the electoral votes showing Adams with 70... See More  

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676897

John Adams & Sam Adams...

Item #676897

November 19, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 19, 1796 



* Textual sketch of the president



The front page has a biography of John Adams.

Page 2 has a message addressed to the state legislature concerning the postponement of their adjournment "...to transact the business...respecting the elections of a President and Vice-President of the United States of America..." signed in t
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676893

On the Cape Cod Lighthouse...

Item #676893

December 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, December, 1797  



* Highland Lighthouse

* North Truro, Massachusetts

* Cape Cod seashore




The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back several pages contain news items of the day.

Among the articles are: "Directions for Observing Cape Cod Light-House" which takes 1 1/2 pages; "Character of Lo... See More  

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676881

Settling the Natchez area... Albany's North Dutch Church...

Item #676881

June 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, June, 1797  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back several pages contain news items of the day. Among the news reports is content concerning settlement in the Natchez vicinity. Also a report of the laying of the cornerstone of what is now known as the First Reformed Church in Albany, or the North Dutch Churc... See More  

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676879

Adams calls a special session of Congress due to the French-American crisis... Launching the frigate 'United States'...

Item #676879

May 01, 1797

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, May, 1797  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back several pages contain news items of the day.

Perhaps the most notable content is the: "President's Speech" which takes 5 1/2 pages. This was his speech of May 15, 17907, Adams calling for the first special session of Congress to consider the wo... See More  

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676874

Dust Bowl in 1935... Dirty Thirties...

Item #676874

February 25, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 25, 1935

 

* Dust Bowl era storm



The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "WIND, SNOW, DUST RAGE THE WEST" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete in 36 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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676869

World War II about to start in 1939...

Item #676869

August 19, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, August 19, 1939



* World War II about to start

* Adolph Hitler defying World

* Poland about to be attacked




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "GERMANS TAKER MILITARY POSSESSION OF SLOVAKIA; TROOPS LINE POLISH BORDER" with subheads. (see)

Complete with all 14 pages, light toning and very minor wear at the margins, small binding holes al... See More  

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676867

Death of the printer & a proprietor...

Item #676867

December 05, 1811

AMERICAN & COMMERCIAL DAILY ADVERTISER, Baltimore, Dec. 5, 1811  A typical newspaper of the day with various news and a wealth of advertisements.

All four pages have wide black mourning rules due to the death of the printer a proprietor off this newspaper.

Page 2 has mourning rules above & below the report: "Obituary" which begins: "Died on Tuesday the3d inst. at 6 o&... See More  

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676862

Death of Wilma Rudolph...

Item #676862

November 13, 1994

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 13, 1994



* Walked with a leg brace as a child,

* Triple Gold medalist

* Dies of Brain Cancer




The front page of this issue has an image and headline: "Olympic Legend Wilma Rudolph Dies; Triple gold medalist who inspired a generation of women's track stars loses battle with brain cancer at 54".  Additional coverage follows on pg. A36 with 2 mor... See More  

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676861

Bob Dylan concert ad... Nicholas Nickleby Production...

Item #676861

October 04, 1981

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October. 4, 1981



* Bob Dylan Concert Ad

* The making of Nicholas Nickleby

*  Full Page Ad for Richard Harris in Camelot




Besides interesting news of the day, this issue is loaded with premium theater, movie and concert ads form America's "city that never sleeps", NYC.  Included is a 1/4 pg. Bob Dylan Concert Ad and a full page ad for the limited e... See More  

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676857

1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward...

Item #676857

April 19, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1928



* 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward

* Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft

* Ireland to Canada




The front page has a very nice banner headline: "FITZMAURICE WRITES FOR THE TIMES STORY OF SEA FLIGHT; TELLS FOR THE FIRST TIME OF THE BREMEN'S PERILS AND ESCAPE; FOUGHT GALE, SLEET, FOG AND OIL LEAK OFF LABRADOR COAST" with many subheads a... See More  

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676852

Albert I of Belgium reigns...

Item #676852

December 23, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 23, 1909



* Albert I of Belgium accession to the throne

* King of the Belgians reigns




The front page has a three column pictorial headed: "Albert I, Belgium's New King" 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 er... See More  

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676851

William Howard Taft's 1909 SOTU Address......

Item #676851

December 07, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 7, 1909



* President William Howard Taft

* State of the Union Address (full)




The front page has a banner headline: "CHIEF EXECUTIVE TRANSMITS ANNUAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS" with subheads. (see) The complete text of the address begins on page 2 and covers pages 6 & 7 and is signed in type: William H. Taft. Surprisingly this issue is in good cond... See More  

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676844

1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward...

Item #676844

April 16, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 16, 1928



* 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward

* Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft

* Ireland to Canada




The top of the front page has a four headline: "FLIERS TELL OF FIGHT TO REACH LAND; BRAVED FOG AND STORM WITH FUEL LOW; BROKE THROUGH ICE IN DESCENT ON LAKE" with subheads. (see) Lengthy text continues on pages 2 & 3 with a few related phot... See More  

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676843

1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward...

Item #676843

April 13, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 13, 1928



* 1st transatlantic airplane flight Westward

* Bremen, German Junkers W33 aircraft

* Ireland to Canada




The front page has a nice banner headline: "27 HOUR SILENCE HIDES PLANE" with subheads and related illustration. Reporting continues on Page 2 with map. Related photos are on the back page. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history re... See More  

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676842

1909 Ladysmith, British Columbia coal mine disaster...

Item #676842

October 06, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 6, 1909



* Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

* Coal mine explosion disaster




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RECOVER 23 BODIES" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pa... See More  

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676836

Washington's state-of-the-union address, from the nation's capital...

Item #676836

December 01, 1795

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, December, 1795  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back three pages contain news items of the day.

The most notable content is the: "President's Speech" being Washington's state-of-the-union address for the year, signed in type at its conclusion: George Washington. It consumes nearly 4 page... See More  

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676831

The Battle of Britain...

Item #676831

August 12, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Aug. 12, 1940 



* Battle of Britain

* London bombings

* WWII Nazi bombers




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "400 NAZI PLANES BOMB BRITISH COAST; 60 REPORTED LOST IN ALL-DAY ATTACK; BERLIN SAYS 89 OF FOE WERE DOWNED" plus related subheads. (see) More on page 3.

Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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676829

Donn Fendler goes missing in Maine's Mount Katahdin...

Item #676829

July 20, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 20, 1939



* Donn Fendler goes missing

* Mount Katahdin in Maine

* Rye, New York 12 year old boy




The top of page 4 has a two column heading: "Bloodhound Trails Boy to 400-Foot Cliff; Searchers Stop for Night at Katahdin Slide" Coverage on Donn Fendler going missing in the mountains of Maine. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this part... See More  

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676826

Houdon's famous Washington sculpture... Washington is inaugurated...

Item #676826

March 01, 1793

NEW YORK MAGAZINE OR LITERARY REPOSITORY, March, 1793  The issue is filled mostly with an eclectic collection of articles, while the back leaf contains news items of the day.

Among the news reports is a notable one from Philadelphia: "Houdon, the famous French sculptor, who paid a visit to this country a few years ago to procure a likeness of the President, and who was employed by the s... See More  

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676824

Aileen Wuornos execution... Woman serial killer...

Item #676824

October 10, 2002

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 10, 2002



* Aileen Wuornos execution

* Prostitute & serial killer




The top of page 33 has a three column heading: "Florida Executes Female Serial Killer" (see) Nice condition.

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676822

Panama... Diamond mines... Stephen A. Douglas on slavery...

Item #676822
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York,  September, 1859  This issue contains "Something About Diamonds" which takes 12 pages and contains many illustrations on mining and cutting. Also included are: "Tropical Journeyings - Panama" (which includes content and an image related to General Morgan's capture of Panama along with several other related prints of Old... See More  

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676816

1913 Execution of Jacob "The Human Tiger" Oppenheimer...

Item #676816

July 11, 1913

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 11, 1913



* Jacob Oppenheimer execution - hanging

* "The Human Tiger" - "The Hyena"

* Folsom State Prison - California

* Early, same day report




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "LONG BATTLE TO AVOID GALLOWS COMES TO AN END TODAY" with subheads. (see) Nice to have in a California publication. Surprisingly ... See More  

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676815

1913 Gettysburg reunion... Pickett's Charge reenactment...

Item #676815

July 03, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 3, 1913



* Pickett's Charge reenactment

* Battle of Gettysburg reunion

* Confederate and Union soldiers

* 50th anniversary celebration




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GETTYSBURG 'CHARGE' IS RE-ENACTED BY VETS" with subheads. Coverage continues on page2 with related pictorial.

Complete with 16 pages, 2 small libra... See More  

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676810

1952 Bakersfield earthquake...

Item #676810

July 21, 1952

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, July 21, 1952



* Tehachapi, California

* Kern County

* Earthquake disaster




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Nine Persons Reported Dead In Earthquake In California" with subheadS. (see)

Complete with 8 pages, good condition.

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676809

Japs capture Manila, Philippines in 1942...

Item #676809

January 02, 1942

LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, January 2, 1942



* Japanese occupation of the Philippines

* Nice headline for display

* FRONT LEAF ONLY **




The front page has a very nice banner headline in large, bold lettering: "MANILA FALLS!" with subheads.

Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), great for display as such. ... See More  

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676807

Rare Colorodo State University "CSU Today, a satirical newspaper...

Item #676807

April 21, 1983

Titled: "CSU TODAY, and purposely formatted much like 'USA Today' by Gannet including their logo, this was presumably a very short-lived newspaper which lampooned the news, sports, and much of current culture. The date is April 21, 1983.



* Colorado State University

* Rare satirical publication




This would seem to be USA Today's answer to the more popular newspaper 'The O... See More  

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676802

1911 Italo-Turkish War begins...

Item #676802

September 29, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 29, 1911



* Italo-Turkish War -- Turco Italian War begins

* Kingdom of Italy vs. Ottoman Empire




The front page has a banner headline: "WAR DECLARED ON TURKEY BY ITALY" 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 frag... See More  

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676800

Aviator Cecil Grace goes missing in 1910...

Item #676800

December 23, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 23, 1910



* Aviator pioneer Cecil Grace goes missing

* Airplane flight attempt over the English Channel




The top of the front page has a four column headline "ALL TRACE OF AVIATOR WHO CROSSED CHANNEL IS LOST" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that ... See More  

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676789

Great war content from the Confederacy... "Pursuit of Morgan's Guerrillas"...

Item #676789

July 18, 1862

DAILY DISPATCH, Richmond, Virginia, July 18, 1862  A very nice newspaper from the capital of the Confederacy. Among the front page items are: "From Vicksburg" "The Lines Beyond the Rappahannock" "Kentucky" "A Reminiscence" "The Yankees And the Negroes" "Through Connection to Staunton" "Latest From the North--Defeat of the Federa... See More  

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676786

1910 Jacques de Lesseps airplane flight...

Item #676786

May 21, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 21, 1910



* Aviator pioneer Jacques de Lesseps - aviation

* 2nd ever airplane flight over the English Channel




Above the masthead is a nice headline: "French Aviator Flies Across English Channel" with subheads. (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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676784

Barney Oldfield at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.......

Item #676784

May 27, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 27, 1910



* Barney Oldfield - pioneer automobile racer

* Early Indianapolis Motor Speedway racing




The front page has a one column heading: "OLDFIELD'S CAR GOING 80 MILES AN HOUR WRECKED" with subheads. (see) Text includes mention of the speedway being the only brick track in the World. The first Indianapolis 500 would take place the following... See More  

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676780

Porter Charlton arrested in 1910...

Item #676780

June 23, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 23, 1910



* Port Charlton arrested

* Lake Como - Italy wife murder




The front page has a banner headline: "PORTER CHARLTON ARRESTED IN NEW YORK CITY ADMITS KILLING WIFE DURING BITTER QUARREL" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fr... See More  

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676777

1910 Jefferson Co., Alabama coal mine disaster...

Item #676777

May 05, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 5, 1910



* Jefferson County, Alabama disaster

* Palos no. 3 coal mine explosion

* Early, same day initial headline




The front page has a nice banner headline: "MINE EXPLOSION NEAR BIRMINGHAM KILLS 185 MEN" with brief "breaking news" report. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very... See More  

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676775

Charles Glen King isolates Vitamin C for the 1st time...

Item #676775

April 05, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932



* Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time

* Dr. Charles Glen King

* Actress Rose Coghlan death



A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the Universit... See More  

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676772

1910 London to Manchester air race...

Item #676772

April 27, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 27, 1910



* 1910 London to Manchester air race - airplanes

* Louis Paulhan vs. Claude Grahame-White




The top of the front page has a banner heading: "Paulhan And White Flying From London To Manchester" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tot... See More  

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676768

1910 USS Florida battleship launching...

Item #676768

May 12, 1910

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 12, 1910



* USS Florida (BB-30) launching

* United States Navy battleship

* Brooklyn Navy Yard - New York




The top of the front page has a banner heading: "Battleship Florida, Heaviest In Navy, Is Launched" with subheads. (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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676757

Tennessee to become a state in the Union...

Item #676757

April 20, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, April 20, 1796



* Tennessee statehood

* Joining the Union




 A report on page 2 headed: "Tenesee [sic]" notes: "...relative to the territory south of the Ohio reported that that territory, now bearing the name of the State of Tenesee, was entitled to all the privileges enjoyed by the other States of the Union, and that it should be one of the six... See More  

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676756

Death of Pablo Picasso... modern art...

Item #676756

April 09, 1973

CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, April 9, 1973



* Pablo Picasso death (1st report)

* Famed Spanish painter




The front page has a three column photo with heading: "Our greatest artist dies" Also: "Rush for Picasso's treasures expected" More on pages 4 & 5 with two examples of his work. First report on the death of famous Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker and ceramicist, Pabl... See More  

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676751

Creating the town of Castine...

Item #676751

March 02, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 2, 1796  The front page has a full column on the creation of the town of Castine, Maine, being an Act of the Massachusetts Legislature reading: "An ACT to divide the town of Penobscot into two distinct towns; and to incorporate the southerly part thereof into a town by the name of Castine." with the lengthy text, signed in type: Samuel Adams.

Keep ... See More  

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676749

Signed by Governor Sam Adams... Much on Washington...

Item #676749

February 24, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 24, 1796 



* President George Washington

* Samuel Adams




The front page has two Acts of the Massachusetts Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.

Page 2 includes a report on the celebration of the 65th birthday of President George Washington, as well as an account from Harvard on honoring Washington.

Another pg. 2 item: "Wa... See More  

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676748

Michael Musmanno' Adolph Hitler investigation...

Item #676748

July 18, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, July 18, 1948



* Did Adolph Hitler die in 1945 Berlin ?

* Captain Michael Musmanno investigation




The top of the front page has a banner headline: "At Last! Hitler Death Mystery Is Solved" with subheads and small photo of Musmanno. This is the 1st installment of a series of articles by Musmanno.

Complete 1st section only with 16 pages, light toning at the ma... See More  

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676743

1911 Bill Miner train holdup...

Item #676743

February 08, 1911

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 8, 1911



* Outlaw Bill Miner "Gentleman Robber"

* Gainesville, Georgia train robbery - holdup




The front page has a one column heading: "TRAIN HELD UP AND ROBBED IN GEORGIA" 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 t... See More  

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676742

Molly Maguires ?...

Item #676742

April 08, 1875

BETHLEHEM DAILY TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 8, 1875



* Molly Maguires

* Miners - railroad

* Pennsylvania




Page 3 has an article with small heading: "The Troubles in the Coal Regions" Text takes up almost a full column. Nice to have in a Pennsylvania title.

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 4 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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676739

First mention (?) of Jackie Robinson in 1939...

Item #676739

October 29, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Oct. 29, 1939



* Jackie Robinson 1st mention (?) on the national stage

* UCLA Bruins college football

* 1st Negro in MLB baseball fame



This is a significant issue for any Jackie Robinson collector, as this is the very first mention of him in the prestigious Chicago Daily Tribune. The report is actually of a U.C.L.A. football game as he was a ... See More  

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676738

Wilbur Wright's airplane flights in France...

Item #676738

October 30, 1908

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 30, 1908



* Early airplane flights

* Wilbur Wright - Brothers




The front page has a one column heading: "Wright Has Fall Escapes Injury" See image for brief report. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Complete with 8 pages... See More  

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676737

Grace Moore makes opera debut...

Item #676737

February 08, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8, 1928



* Actress Grace Moore

* Makes operatic debut




The front page has a one column heading: "CHOIR SINGER HAILED AT DEBUT IN OPERA" with subheads. First report coverage continues on page 28 with related photo. Nice to have in this World famous NYC publication.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 pages, light toning at th... See More  

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676736

Eugene Burton Ely... First shipboard airplane landing...

Item #676736

January 18, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 18, 1911



* Aviator pioneer Eugene Burton Ely

* 1st shipboard airplane landing (historic)

* USS Pennsylvania cruiser

* Predecessor to the modern day aircraft carrier

* Early, same day first report




The front page has a two column heading: "Flies to Cruiser, Lands Safely and Then Leaves" with subhead: "Eugene Ely Makes Unprecedented Exhib... See More  

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676719

Franklin's experiments with electricity... prints of birds... The Smoky Mountains...

Item #676719
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1752 

This issue includes a lengthy: "Letter from a Gentleman in Virginia" which is focused on the "smoaky weather" in Virginia, likely leading to the name of the "Smoky Mountains" of North Carolina. This article takes the equivalent of a full page and is followed by: "Observations on the Above Phenomena of the We... See More  

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676711

1911 Manchurian plague...

Item #676711

March 14, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Mar. 14, 1911



* Manchurian pneumonic lung infection plague

* First use of personal protective equipment




The front page has a two column heading: "4000 PERSONS IN ONE TOWN DIE OF PLAGUE" 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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676710

1911 Battle of Kelley Creek...

Item #676710

February 27, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 27, 1911



* Battle of Kelley Creek - "Last massacre"

* American Indian Wars - Winnemucca, Nevada




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EIGHT INDIANS KILLED IN BATTLE WITH NEVADA POSSE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not... See More  

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676707

Early airplane flight from Florida to Cuba......

Item #676707

January 30, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 30, 1911



* John Alexander Douglas McCurdy

* Canadian aviator - aviation pioneer

* Airplane flight from Florida to Cuba




The front page has a five column pictorial with headline: "J. A. D. M'CURDY FLIES 100 MILES AND DROPS INTO OCEAN" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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676699

A Nazi newspaper from a British island...

Item #676699

December 04, 1944

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), December 4, 1944  



* Rare German occupation title

* World War II - WWII




A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.

Among the front page reports are: "Allies Lost 1,514 Tanks and 5,200 Prisoners in the West During November" &quo... See More  

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676698

A Nazi newspaper from a British island...

Item #676698

December 02, 1944

EVENING PRESS, Island of Guernsey (in the English Channel), December 2, 1944 



* Rare German occupation title

* World War II - WWI




A very curious issue, as Guernsey, an English-speaking island, was occupied by the Germans during WWII so all the news was pro-Nazi.

Among the front page reports are: "American Attacks All In Vain" "Fortnight's Battle at Aachen Costs Them... See More  

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676694

1911 Albany Capitol building fire disaster...

Item #676694

March 29, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Mar. 29, 1911



* Albany County, New York

* State Capitol building fire




The front page has a banner headline: "$10,000,000 DAMAGE DONE NEW YORK CAPITOL BY FIRE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

Comp... See More  

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676693

1911 Theodore Roosevelt Dam dedication...

Item #676693

March 18, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Mar. 18, 1911



* Theodore Roosevelt Dam dedication

* Salt River - Phoenix, Arizona




The front page has a two column heading: "ROOSEVELT DEDICATES IRRIGATION WORK TODAY" with two related photos. (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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676692

Great on the Triangle Shirtwaist factory tragedy...

Item #676692

March 25, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 25, 1911



* Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire disaster

* Early, same day headline and 1st report




The front page has a nice banner headline in bold lettering: "100 BURN TO DEATH" with subheads. See image for a somewhat brief but very early report. Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" ... See More  

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676684

John Ringling death... circus pioneer...

Item #676684

December 02, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 2, 1936



* John Ringling death

* Circus pioneer

* Early, same report




The front page has a one column heading: "John Ringling Dead; Last of Circus Family" with small photo on the back page. (see) First report coverage on the death of John Ringling, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus fame.

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

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676678

Capture of Fort Frontenac...

Item #676678
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1758 



* Fort Frontenac captured

* French and Indian War




The prime content would be a report from the French and Indian War  prefaced with: "The following is Col. Bradstreet's Letter to Gen. Abercrombie after the Reduction of Fort Frontenac" with a dateline of Oswego, Aug. 31, 1758 & a nice account of the battle, the sit... See More  

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676676

Significant French & Indian War coverage... Jewish burial rituals....

Item #676676
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1758  The most significant article is headed: "American Affairs" with a dateline of Williamsburg, Virginia, July 7 which includes: "...that the Indians had lately killed & captivated 26 people between Winchester & Augusta court house...that a large body of the inhabitants, to the number of 300, were removed into Culpepper..... See More  

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676665

Friendly address to the Jews... Capitulation of Guadalupe...

Item #676665
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1759  Among the articles are a continued: "Life of Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland" "Friendly Address to the Jews" which takes a full page; "Articles of Capitulation between their Excellencies & the Inhabitants of Guadelupe, etc." and "Gazette Account of the Taking of Guadaloupe" which takes more than ... See More  

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676660

Woodrow Wilson wins Democratic nomination...

Item #676660

July 02, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 2, 1912



* Woodrow Wilson nomination

* Democratic National Convention




The front page has a nice banner headline: "WOODROW WILSON IS CHOICE OF DEMOCRATS" with subheads and photo of Wilson. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragil... See More  

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676659

1st aerial stowaway found on Graf Zeppelin...

Item #676659

October 30, 1928

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, October 30, 1928.



* D-LZ127 Graf Zeppelin German airship

* 1st Transatlantic flight (trip home)

* Clarence Terhune- stowaway discovered

* World's First Aerial stowaway




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ZEP RISES MILE TO DODGE GALE" with subheads and smaller heading: "First Airship Stowaway" A few related photos on the back page inc... See More  

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676658

1910 Revolt of the Lash...

Item #676658

November 24, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, November 24, 1910



* Revolt of the Lash

* Naval mutiny - whips

* Rio de Janeiro, Brazil




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "CREWS OF BRAZILIAN WARSHIPS REVOLT AND SHELL RIO JANEIRO" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not tota... See More  

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676656

Frederick Cook's North Pole controversy...

Item #676656

November 30, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 30, 1910



* Frederick Cook & the North Pole controversy

* American explorer walks back his claim to fame ?




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "DR. COOK ADMITS UNCERTAINTY OF REACHING THE POLE" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues... See More  

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676655

French aviation pioneer Hubert Latham killed....

Item #676655

July 16, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 16, 1912



* Hubert Latham killed - death

* French aviator - aviation pioneer

* Airplanes - aeroplanes




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FAMOUS AVIATOR IS KILLED IN AFRICA BY BUFFALO" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not to... See More  

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676654

Emperor Meiji of Japan death...

Item #676654

July 29, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1912



* Emperor Meiji death (1st report)

* Prince Mutsuhito of Japan

* 1st monarch of Empire of Japan




The front page has a nice banner headline: "EMPEROR MUTSUHITO OF JAPAN, DEAD" with subheads and related pictorial. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find ... See More  

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676649

The Jackie Robinson of the NFL signs....

Item #676649

March 22, 1946

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 22, 1946



* Kenny Washington breaks the color barrier

* Signs it's 1st African American player

* Los Angeles Rams - NFL football




The front page of the sport's section has a one column heading: "Rams Acquire Washington of U.C.L.A. Fame" with small photo. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, light t... See More  

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676648

1960 Sharpeville Massacre... South Africa...

Item #676648

March 21, 1960

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., March 21, 1960



* Sharpeville massacre

* Pass laws demonstration

* Transvaal, South African police




The front page has a one column heading: "30 Negroes Slain During Fierce Riot" First report coverage on the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa.

Complete with 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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676645

National Council of Women...

Item #676645

April 26, 1899

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899



* National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings"



The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR".  May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.

Complete in 14 pages, pulpish, severe chipping around the edges with loss of text... See More  

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676644

William Booth death... Salvation Army founder...

Item #676644

August 29, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Aug. 29, 1912



* William Booth death - burial

* Founder of the Salvation Army

* First General of the charitable org.




The front page has a nice photo of William Booth with heading: "SALVATION ARMY LEADER IS LAID AT REST TODAY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issu... See More  

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676643

Herman Rosenthal murder case...

Item #676643

July 24, 1912

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1912



* Herman Rosenthal murder case

* New York City gambler - bookie

* NYPD corruption - Lenox Avenue Gang




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "UNRAVELING PLOT FOR KILLING OF GAMBLER IN NEW YORK" with subheads. (see)

Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find is... See More  

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676640

West Virginia Mine Fires - 1906...

Item #676640

March 24, 1906

STANNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, March 24, 1906  The front page has 2 headings describing two separate West Virginia Mine Fires: "May Be Thirty Victims of Century Mine Explosion" & "ELEVEN DEAD IN MINE; Fears of Another Gas Explosion Retards Work of Rescuers".

The front page also contains an account of a wagon crashing over a bridge, an announcement of a church ... See More  

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676637

Hitler Takes Czech Lands...

Item #676637

October 03, 1938

THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Oct. 3, 1938 



* Current day Czechoslovakia

* Nazis - Adolph Hitler 



The front page has a two column headline: "GENERAL PEACE PACT PROPOSED AS HITLER TAKES CZECH LANDS" with subhead: "Czechs Also Yield To Polish Ultimatum and Plan Cessions To Hungary; Premiers To Discuss Four-Power Pact Adjustments".

This is coverage on ... See More  

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676633

1949 World Series of baseball...

Item #676633

October 09, 1949

SPRINGFIELD SUNDAY RERPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, October 9, 1949



* 1947 World Series of baseball (game 4)

* New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers

* Subway series




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Yanks Defeat Dodgers For Third Victory, 6-4" with subheads, box scores and related photo. (see) More in the sport's section.

Other news, sports and advertisement... See More  

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676632

Negroes admission (eve) to University of Alabama...

Item #676632

June 11, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 11, 1963 



Kennedy tells Wallace to allow 2 blacks into University of Alabama



The top left of the front page has a 2 line heading: "President Urges Wallace to Shun Alabama Campus", with subheads for 2 separate articles: "Telegram Calls Governor a Threat to Order - Alabamian Adamant" & "Negroes Admission Due Today - U.S. Sh... See More  

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676628

Knute Rockne named Notre Dame coach...

Item #676628

February 21, 1918

NEW YORK TIMES, February 21, 1918  Here is a terrific report for any Notre Dame fan. A small one column headlines near the bottom of page 12 announces: "NEW NOTRE DAME COACH" "Rockne Appointed to Succeed Harper as Athletic Director" which tells of the hiring of Knute Rockne as the new coach for the Fighting Irish. Rockne would put Notre Dame on the map as a football powerh... See More  

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676627

One of the more rare titles from the Civil War we have offered...

Item #676627

April 05, 1865

GRANT'S PETERSBURG PROGRESS, Petersburg, Virginia, April 5, 1865 



* Extremely rare military title

* General Ulysses S. Grant

* The Siege of Petersburg ending

* Civil War coming to an end




An exceedingly rare newspaper and the first we have had the opportunity to offer. This newspaper lasted but four issues, printing on April 3, 5, 7 and 10 of 1865 by officers of the 37th Wisconsi... See More  

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676625

Benedict Arnold on the Battle of Quebec... Ethan Allen in irons...

Item #676625

February 22, 1776

NEW-ENGLAND CHRONICLE OR ESSEX GAZETTE, (Cambridge), Feb. 22, 1776 



* Battle of Quebec - Canada

* General Benedict Arnold report

* Ethan Allen in captivity

* American Revolutionary War




The top of the first column begins with a report from Cork that: "...there has been commotions amongst the soldiers who are to embark for America; that a great numbers of them have deserted & ... See More  

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