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April 17, 1940
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, April 17, 1940
* Famous Pitcher Bob Feller
* Opening day no hitter pitched
* Cleveland Indians baseball
Page 2B has a three column heading: "Feller's No-Hitter Writes a Page in History of Baseball" with subhead. (see) Also a related editorial with photo of Feller. (see)
Complete with 30+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding h... See More
May 18, 1945
NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1945
* USS Franklin (CV-13) disaster
* Japanese dive bomber attack
* United States Navy aircraft carrier
The front page has a five column headline: "LOSS OF 832 ON U. S. SHIP REVEALED" with subheads and nice photo of the carrier just after the attack. Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. This disaster happened a few months earlier but this... See More
May 01, 2007
LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 1, 2007
* Chester Turner found guilty
* American serial killer - murderer
* Los Angeles Women victims
The front page has a one column heading: "L.A. man guilty in 11 deaths" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Turner in the courtroom. Nice to have in this Los Angeles publication, the location of the murders.
Great condi... See More
September 16, 1938
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 16, 1938
* Adolph Hitler & Neville Chamberlain
* Conference at Berchtesgaden - Germany
* re. the annexation of Czechoslovakia
The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLAN PEACE PARLEY IN BERLIN; Hitler Demands Sudetens; Chamberlain Goes Home Today" with subheads and related cartoon. Nice for display. A few related photos and map are on the ba... See More
June 16, 1919
THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., June 16, 1919
* 1st Non-stop Transatlantic airplane flight (historic)
* John Alcock & Arthur W. Brown
It may be a surprise to many that Charles Lindbergh was not the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic (his was the first solo flight). Eight years previously the pair of John Alcock & Arthur Brown made the historic flight. The front page has a ... See More
May 19, 1948
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 19, 1948
* United States, Russia & others recognizing Israel
* Arab-Israeli War for liberation beginning
* Battle for Jerusalem - Israel
The front page has a nice banner headline: "ARAB GUNS RIP JERUSALEM" with subheads. (see) The United States & Russia recognized the State of Israel just a few days earlier.
Complete with all 30 pages, light t... See More
May 04, 1963
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 4, 1963
* Birmingham, Alabama
* Race riots - Negroes
* Martin Luther King Jr.
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Racial Situation Explosive" (see).
Complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More
May 17, 1996
LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1996
* Best "Twister" movie advertisement
* 1st week - following Friday
* Disaster adventure film - storm chasers
A nice issue on the 1st week of the motion picture hit "Twister" 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 publication.
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April 24, 1990
LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 24, 1990
* Paulette Goddard death (1st report)
* Movie - film & Broadway actress
* Charlie Chaplin's leading lady
* Best title to be had ?
The bottom of the ftpg. has small photo of Goddard with heading: "Paulette Goddard Dies" the top of page 30 has a one column heading: "Films' Paulette Goddard; Was Saucy Star of 1930s and '40s&quo... See More
December 26, 1991
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Dec. 26, 1991
* Dissolution of the Soviet Union
* President Mikhail Gorbachev
* End of the "Cold War"
The ftpg. features a two line banner headline of a significant event: "Gorbachev Steps Down; 'Nuclear Button' to Yelstin; Red Flag Lowered" with subheads and three related photos. Much more inside, lengthy text.
Complete with all secti... See More
June 10, 1937
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 10, 1937
* Actress Jean Harlow death - funeral
* 1930's sex symbol - Blonde bombshell
The front page has a one column heading: "JEAN HARLOW'S BIER AT $100,000 FLORAL MOUND" with subhead. (see) Six related photos are on the back page. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Complete with all... See More
February 18, 1790
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Feb. 18, 1790
* John Hancock signed in type
Most of the front page is taken up with lengthy & detailed reports of: "Proceedings in the House of Representatives of the United States".
Page 3 contains four "Resolves" from the Mass. Legislature, each signed in type by the governor: John Hancock.
Four pages... See More
June 15, 1993
HET VOLK, Gent, Belgium, June 15,1993 A bonafide newspaper of this title (The People) publishes in Belgium, but the publisher saw fit to make his mark in the world of newspapers--he created this special edition which is the largest newspaper in the world. Each page measures 39 1/2 by 55 inches printed on thick, high-quality paper (not newsprint) & in color. Content focuses on this curios... See More
August 30, 1945
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1945
* U.S. occupation of Japan begins
* General Douglas MacArthur takes over
* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay
The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR IN JAPAN; YOKOSUKA IS TAKEN; ARMY, NAVY REPORT ON PEARL HARBOR; MARSHALL, HULL AND STARK CENSURED" with many subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on the initial... See More
Item #646172THE AMERICAN MUSEUM, Philadelphia, May, 1792 This title, along with the "Columbian Magazine", has the honor of being the first successful American magazine, both published in Philadelphia. The Museum was published by Mathew Carey and existed from January, 1787 thru the end of 1792.
Content includes a nearly full page: "Meteorological Observations" chart for April; "... See More
April 28, 1883
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 28, 1883 Nice full ftpg. shows 5 children: "The Transit of Venus". A fullpg. shows monkeys at the Museum of Natural History, Central Park. Fullpg: "The Salt Mine of Petite Anse" in Louisiana. Half pg: "The Drummers' Room in a Western Hotel" & "Sketches on the West Coast of Africa". Full page with 5 scenes: &... See More
August 10, 1907
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, August 10, 1907, from New York.
* Testing the Lusitania
* The Great Mastodons
This issue contains the following prints and/or articles: The "Lusitania", "The International Kite Ascensions", "Erecting the Great Cantilever Bridge", "The Greatest Mastodons". This is a full issue and is in good condition. See photo for addit... See More
March 19, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847
* Taos Revolt - New Mexico
* Mexican-American War
* Mormons emigrating to California
Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered.
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May 09, 1794
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, May 9, 1794
* re. United States Navy creation
* Construction of the frigates to begin
* USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S.
Shortly before this date the federal government passed the historic Naval Act of 1794, authorizing the building of six frigates, the founding ships of what would become the U.S. Navy.
The front page has a detai... See More
July 05, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798
* President George Washington
* Commander-in-Chief again ?
Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! the great, the good, the aged WASHINGTON, has said, 'I am ready again to go with my fellow citizens to the field of battle, in defence of the Liberty and Independence of my country'.
The... See More
October 07, 1957
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 7, 1957
* Sputnik 1 in orbit - success
* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite
* Space race begins
A report in the space race, with a banner headline abovethe masthead: "RUSSIAN EXPERT TELLS OF 'MOON'" with subheads and related photo.
This event shocked the American scientific community and sufficiently scared the Americans ... See More
May 07, 1994
LOS ANGLES TIMES, May 7, 1994
* Paula Jones files lawsuit (1st report)
* President Bill Clinton sexual harassment
The bottom of the front page has a small photo of Clinton's lawyer with heading: "Clinton Suit" (see) The top of page 18 has a two column heading: "$700,000 Lawsuit Accuses Clinton of Sex Harassment" with subhead and related photo. (see) Unfortunate for t... See More
September 04, 1936
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1936
* Jesse Owens & Olympic team welcome home
* Broadway, Manhattan ticker-tape parade
* Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia presents
* 1936 Berlin, Germany Summer Olympics
The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OLYMPIC STARS GET WELCOME OF CITY" with subheads that include: "121 From the American Team, Headed by Owens, Parade Through Cheer... See More
February 07, 1782
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 7, 1782 All of the front page, page 2, and a portion of page 3 are taken up with: "Further Particulars of the Debate in the House of Lords...on the Duke of Richmond's Motion Respecting the Execution of Col. Haynes in America." This was a very controversial event in the Revolutionary War as Isaac Haynes was hanged by the British under controve... See More
February 03, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 3, 1944
* Battle of Kwajalein Atoll ends with U.S. victory
* World War II Pacific Campaign vs. Japan
* Marhsall Island - Roi-Namur
The front page has a nice banner headline: "MARINES CAPTURE ROI ISLAND, LAND ON NAMUR; OUR CASUALTIES MODERATE; ENEMY SURPRISED" with subheads and related map. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported i... See More
March 20, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935
* Harlem race riot of 1935
* Black teenage shoplifter
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication.
Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.
wikipedia notes: Th... See More
June 15, 1901
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1901 Illustration "Interior of the Library at Columbia College"; two pages of Yachting accidents and disasters and an article; The Cuban Situation; The American Invasion of London; The American Steel Industry; Military Exercises at West Point; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.
July 05, 1935
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 5, 1935
* Albert Einstein & Nathan Rosen bridge
* Wormhole - spacetime - unified theory
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Einstein in Vast New Theory Links Atom and Stars in Unified Theory" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues inside.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 28 pages, light toning at the m... See More
July 16, 1938
LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., July 16, 1938
* Samuel Insull death
* Business magnate
* Electrical infrastructure
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "Insull Dies Today Of Heart Attack" with subheads and photo. (see)
Complete with 8 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.... See More
July 21, 1969
DAILY NEWS, New York, July 21, 1969
* Neil Armstrong
* Man walks on the Moon
A great front page on this famous tabloid-size newspaper reporting perhaps the most notable event of the 20th century: "MAN Lands on the MOON" with a photo of the moon in the background & the lunar lander above its surface (see). Much coverage & more photos inside, with most of the bac... See More
December 24, 1842
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 24, 1842
* Samuel Morse
* Telegraph invented
The bottom of the back page has a report headed: "Electro Magnetic Telegraph" which includes: "...states that S. F. B. Morse, of New York, is now exhibiting to committees appointed by congress to examine the subject, his invention by which two persons, however distant, may convers... See More
November 10, 1944
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1944
* Battle of Metz, France - Pincer siege
* General George S. Patton leads
* United States Army Central - Third
* Luftwaffe fight Ace Walter Novotny killed
The top of the front page has a five column headline: "PATTON FORGES PINCERS ON METZ" with subheads and related map. (see) Page 7 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "Nazi Air... See More
August 14, 1945
GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Penn., Aug. 14, 1945
* World War II ending
* Japanese surrendering
The front page banner headline is an early announcement that the war with Japan was coming to an end: "JAP RADIO BROADCASTS TOKYO WILL ACCEPT ALLIED SURRENDER TERMS" with a subhead. (see) Nice for display. Indeed, the next day's edition in newspapers across the country would ... See More
December 13, 1937
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, EXTRA!, December 13, 1937
* USS Panay incident (1st report)
* Yangtze River, Nanjing, China
The front page has a great banner headline: "JAPAN SINKS U. S. GUNBOAT WITH BOMBS; 100 ON BOARD !" with subheads. Nice for display.
Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp with the masthead, a little spi... See More
July 07, 1928
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1928
* Aviatrix Amelia Earhart
* Post Atlantic Ocean flight
* Airplane "Friendship"
The top of the front page has a two column headline: "CITY GREETS MISS EARHART; GIRL FLIER, SHY AND SMILING, SHARES PRAISE WITH MATES" with subheads. (see) 1st report coverage on Amelia Earhart's return to America after her famous airplane flight across th... See More
October 04, 1993
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct. 4, 1993
* Battle of Mogadishu - Somalia
* Black Hawk Down incident
* Operation Gothic Serpent
* Mohamed Farrah Aidid
The front page has a one column heading: "5 U.S. Soldiers Killed, 24 Hurt in Somali Sweep" Text includes: "The Pentagon said two Army Black Hawk UH-60 helicopters also were 'lost in action' during the operation..."
Comple... See More
November 09, 1991
LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 9, 1991
* Earvin Magic Johnson has AIDS
* Los Angeles Lakers basketball star
The front page has a three column heading: "Don't Feel Sorry for Me,' Magic Says" with subheads and related photo. (see) Great to have in this L.A. publication, the home of the Lakers.
Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.... See More
March 30, 1965
THE DETROIT NEWS, March 30, 1965
* U.S. Embassy bombing
* Saigon - Ho Chi Minh City
* Vietnam War - conflict
The front page has a nice banner headline: "Bomb Kills 13, Injures 183 at U.S. Saigon Embassy" with subheads and related photo. (see) Nice for display.
Complete with 40+ pages, small library stamp within masthead, small binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More
September 14, 1765
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated Aug. 11, 1757, July 3 1762, Sept. 25, 1766, April 4, 1767, & May 21, 1772. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with minor damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures abou... See More
May 16, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 16, 1929
* Cleveland Clinic Fire
* X-ray room disaster
The top of the front page has a five column headline: "POISON GAS KILLS 100 IN CLEVELAND CLINIC; EXPLOSIONS SPREAD FUMES, FIRE FOLLOWING; PATIENTS, NURSES, DOCTORS DIE IN FLIGHT" with subheads, list of the dead & injured and photo. (see) Lengthy first report coverage continues on page 2 with 2 more ... See More
August 09, 1931
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., August 9, 1931
* Gangster Jack 'Legs' Diamond convicted
* USS Akron (ZRS-4) maiden launch
The top of the front page has a three column headline: "JACK DIAMOND GUILTY ON TWO RUM COUNTS, HIS ASSISTANT ON ONE" with subheads. (see)
Also on the front page is: "WORLD'S LARGEST AIRSHIP IS CHRISTENED THE AKRON BY MRS HERBERT HOOVER" wi... See More
July 10, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 10, 1798
* USS Constitution - 1st year of service
* Captain Samuel Nicholson
Page 2 has a letter to the militia of Morris County, New Jersey, signed by the President: John Adams.
Then an address from the legislature of New Hampshire to the President, with his reply signed; John Adams.
Page 2 also has: "Frigate Constitution&... See More
Item #669987THE UNIVERSAL SPECTATOR & WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, July 14, 1733
* Rare 18th century publication
A very uncommon & early title we have rarely offered in our 44 years in this business. The four pages contain various news from London & elsewhere, plus advertisements taking up the entire back page.
Four pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, nice condition.... See More
July 25, 1895
THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., July 25, 1895
* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago
* America's 1st serial killer
The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "HOLMES MANY CRIMES" "Still Unearthing Evidence Against the Arch Conspirator" and more. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is co... See More
July 18, 1961
THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 18, 1961
* Ty Cobb death (1st report)
* Detroit Tigers
* Major league baseball MLB
The top of page 4 has a headline that reads: "Ty Cobb Leaves Fantastic Legacy" (see)
Complete it 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More
May 07, 1945
DETROIT TIMES, May 7, 1945
* Germany Surrenders
* V-E day - Nazis quit
* INCOMPLETE ISSUE
The bold banner headline above the masthead announces: "ALL GERMANS SURRENDER!" with lead in: "Nazi Radio Announces" in red lettering.
Incomplete issue containing the front ad back leafs of the first section only (pages 1,2 & 9,10), Light toning and minor wear along the ... See More
November 21, 1832
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1832
* Charles Carroll death
* Declaration of Independence signer (last survivor)
* From our nation's capital
The front page begins with a black-bordered report: "Funeral of Charles Carroll", the last surviving person who signed the Declaration of Independence. He was 95 years old at death.
Also at the top of the ftpg... See More
March 22, 1884
TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 22, 1884
* Rare publication
During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature.
Page 3 has an article concerning Charles Delescluze, a French revolutionary leader, journalist, and military commander of the Paris Commune. It is signed in ... See More
December 26, 1796
THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, Dec. 26, 1796
* re. 1796 United States presidential election
Page 3 has a very brief report on the votes for President from Virginia, noting the count for Jefferson, Sam Adams, Clinton, Washington, John Adams, Pinckney, and Burr.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, very handsome masthead, binding holes at the blank spine, ni... See More
June 25, 1857
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857
* Utah War - Expedition - Campaign
* Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young
Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally ... See More
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