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The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #684444

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871

* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints

Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the... See More  

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Uylsses S. Grant... Cowboys...

Item #684878

August 01, 1885

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 1, 1885  Includes Supplement & "The Hero of Our Age" image.

Full ftpg: 'General Grant's Last Message' is quite somber, as he was near death. Halfpg: 'Dr. Ferran Inoculating for Cholera in Spain' Displayable fullpg. cowboy print: 'On A Hot Trail' shows cowboys on the hunt for Cheyennes. Fullpg: 'Death of Grant... See More  

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1899 Windsor Hotel (Manhattan) fire disaster...

Item #685376

March 18, 1899

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 18, 1899

* Windsor Hotel (Manhattan)

* St. Patrick's Day fire disaster


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "THE DEAD AND DYING" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare... See More  

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1939 Chicago gangland war....

Item #686454

May 15, 1939


* Ralph Capone's Cicero nightclub raid

* Chicago gangland wars

* Best title to be had - rare as such

The front page has a nice banner headline concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "SEIZE 5 IN CAPONE CLUB RAID" with subhead. Nice for display. related photo is on the back page. Ironically, Al 'Scarface' Capone would be... See More  

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1940 "The Great Dictator" opening day ad...

Item #686801

October 15, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 15, 1940

* "The Great Dictator" opening advertisement (eve)

* Charlie Chaplin's first true sound film

* Political satire comedy-drama movie

* Adolph Hitler - Benito Mussolini - fascism

Page 29 has an advertisement for the famous Charlie Chaplin movie "The Great Dictator" This ad measures 11 x 7 1/2 inch  advertisement for the film whic... See More  

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re. 1898 Battle of Manila Bay....

Item #686898

May 08, 1898

THE CALL, San Francisco, May 8, 1898

* Post-Battle of Manila Bay, Philippines

* Admiral George Dewey's victory

* Spanish-American War

The front page has a nice banner headline: "TROOPS TO LAND IN CUBA TODAY, THE QUEEN READY TO LEAVE SPAIN" with subheads and related illustration. (see)

Fourteen pages, a little margin wear, more so along the spine with a few small tape mends a... See More  

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1898 Battle of Santiago de Cuba...

Item #687950

July 05, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 5, 1898

* Battle of Santiago de Cuba

* Naval - Navy engagement

* Spanish-American War

* Pascual Cervera loss

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

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Premiere of "Gleaming the Cube"... Tony Hawk...

Item #688609

January 13, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Jan. 13, 1989

* Best "Gleaming The Cube" movie advertisement

* Grand Opening Day film premiere

* Neo-noir skateboarding - Tony Hawk

* Mississippi Burning - Deep Star Six - Beaches - Pumpkinhead openings as well

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Gleaming the Cube" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the lead... See More  

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Great Hawaii prints... Gold in the Klondike...

Item #688935

August 07, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 7, 1897 

* Klondike gold rush

* Hawaiian Islands

The full front page is an illustration of: "Rembrandt's Father". Terrific doublepage centerfold: "The Hawaiian Island--Scenes in Honolulu & the Island of Oahu" with 11 scenes, being very displayable. Nice fullpg. with 8 photos of: "The Gold Discoveries in the Klondike... See More  

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