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681935

More on the St. Valentine's Day massacre...

Item #681935

February 17, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, February 17, 1929 



* St. Valentine's Day Massacre

* George 'Bugs' Moran & Al Capone




The front page has one column headings reporting on the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre, including: "CHICAGO MOBILIZES POLICE FOR DRY WAR" "Chief, Linking Liquor With the Killing of Seven, Orders Men to 'Get the Murderers'" &q
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681932

Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?...

Item #681932

March 23, 1878

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, March 23, 1878



* Chief Sitting Bull on the warpath ?



The bottom of the front page has a small one column heading: "The Indian Situation" with subhead. See image for brief text.

Four pages, a little archival mending at the margins, minor wear, generally good. Should be handled with care.... See More  

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681925

Chief Spotted Tail in 1875...

Item #681925

September 18, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 18, 1875



* Chief Spotted Tail - Agency

* Brulé Lakota Sioux Indians




Page 5 has an article headed: "WOGALAKA TONKA" "Spotted Tails Tepee" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.

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681924

Imperial Japanese Navy to grow ?

Item #681924

November 18, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 8 only, Nov. 18, 1934



* Imperial Japanese Navy to expand ?

* Prelude to bombing of Pearl Harbor




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEHIND JAPAN'S DEMAND: THREE VITAL ISSUES" with banner subhead and 3 related photos. (see) Was this the prelude that would eventually lead to the bombing of Pearl Harbor 7 years later ?.

Complete se... See More  

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681923

1910 Kingsland collision... trolley disaster...

Item #681923

September 22, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Sept. 22, 1910



* 1910 Kingsland collision - Fort Wayne, Indiana

* Worst interurban trolley - Street car disaster in history




The front page has a one column heading: "THIRTY-NINE KILLED IN WRECK" 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 fra... See More  

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681922

Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501...

Item #681922

June 24, 1950

THE DETROIT NEWS, June 24, 1950



* Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 2501

* DC-4 propliner - Lake Michigan




The front page has a nice banner headline: "58 LOST IN PLANE CRASH IN LAKE MICHIGAN STORM" with caption: "Worst U.S. Air Disaster" and subheads. (see) Nice for display. First report coverage on the disappearance of Flight 2501 over Lake Michigan.

Complete with 20 pag... See More  

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681921

Daily newspaper from the Atlanta Olympic games...

Item #681921

July 19, 1996

DAILY OLYMPIAN, Atlanta, July 19, 1996 This is a daily newspaper which was published during the summer Olympic games in Atlanta, with the news, reports, and a wealth of photos totally focused on the events & day to day activities of the Olympians. It is a bilingual newspaper printed in French & English.

Eight pages, tabloid size, very nice condition.

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681920

From the counter-culture press in Berkeley...

Item #681920

June 26, 1969

BERKELEY BARB, California, June 26, 1969 



* Rare hippies newspaper from the late 60's

* Published about 2 months prior to Woodstock




As Wikipedia notes, this was an underground newspaper that was published in Berkeley from 1965 to the early 1980s. It was one of the first and most influential of the counterculture newspapers of the late 1960s, covering such subjects as the anti-war a... See More  

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681919

From Louisville...

Item #681919

September 26, 1877

THE CHRISTIAN OBSERVER, Louisville, Kentucky, Sept. 26, 1877  Although mostly Christian content, the back page has various: "General Intelligence" as well.

Eight pages, several creases, minor spine wear & minor foxing.

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681916

Set of five different mastheads for the same title...

Item #681916

February 01, 1707

THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1706, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734



* Rare & early 18th century issues (5)

* Nice masthead engravings (different)




As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 wi... See More  

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681896

Lincoln's Proclamation calling for 300,000 soldiers...

Item #681896

October 19, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 19, 1863  The back page begins with: "News From Washington - A Call for Three Hundred Thousand Men" with the full text of the Proclamation signed in type: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has a nice editorial on the Proclamation: "Three Hundred Thousand More--Volunteer or be Drafted" which is an interesting perspective on
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681892

Attendees on the way to the Gettysburg dedication...

Item #681892

November 19, 1863

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Nov. 19, 1863



* Ceremony at the Gettysburg battlefield

* Abraham Lincoln's starts journey




 Page 3 has a seemingly inconspicuous and innocuous report, but one which would have much more meaning in American history than anyone on that date could possibly imagine.

Headed: "The National Cemetery Dedication - A Large Attendance Expected"... See More  

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681890

Large Civil War map: Battle of Spotsylvania Court House...

Item #681890

May 14, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 14, 1864  The front page is dominated by a large & detailed Civil War map headed: "THE CAMPAIGN IN VIRGINIA".

Most of the first column is a long stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Comes Up With Lee's Rear Guard" "Hancock's Great Achievement" "No Retreat For Lee That Way" "His Army N... See More  

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681887

First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 



* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality




Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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681886

God is Dead Debate...

Item #681886

January 09, 1966

NEW YORK TIMES, January 9, 1966  Page E-7 has the noteworthy article: "'God is Dead' Debate Widens", written by John Cogley, which tells of the "God is Dead Movement" espoused by theologian, Dr. Thomas Altizer, of Emory University. Included is a cartoon reprinted from Christianity Today. It is interesting to note this article was printed a few month's prior to ... See More  

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681885

Creator of Time, Fortune, Life and Sports Illustrated magazines dies..

Item #681885

March 01, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, March 1, 1967



* Henry R. Luce's death report

* Time, Fortune, Life, Sports Illustrated, and more




Page 18 has: "Many Praise Famed Career Of Henry Luce", with subheading: "President, Senators Express Regret on Publisher's Death". 



Other news of the day is found throughout. A few small binding holes along the spine, but othe... See More  

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681849

Many baseball player prints in the Supplement...

Item #681849

May 03, 1890

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 3, 1890  The most desired item in this issue is the four page supplement which is entirely taken up with the: "Opening Of The Base-Ball Season of 1890 - The Leading Players and Their Positions." Included are 29 illustrations of the better players of the era, including A.C. Anson, John M. Ward, William Ewing, Timothy J. Keefe, John G. Reilly, Charle... See More  

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681848

The phrenological character of two notables...

Item #681848

June 01, 1854

AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, June, 1854  Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

Inside has the portraits of two notables along with their "Phrenological Character, Biographical Ske... See More  

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681845

Attack on Seoul, Korea...

Item #681845

September 20, 1950

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Sept. 20, 1950 



* Second Battle of Seoul begins

* United States Marines attack




The front page has: "MARINES LAUNCH ATTACK ON SEOUL", with subheadings, "Yanks Pour Across Han in Big Push" and "Reds Quitting South to Meet Assault". Nice front page coverage of this notable campaign. The coverage continues on an inside page and includes... See More  

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681844

"In The Beginning God!", by Bishop Robert McIntyre...

Item #681844

September 14, 1908

THE OMAHA BEE, Nebraska, Sept. 14, 1908  Page 5 has a bulleted summary of Bishop Robert McIntyre's sermon: "GOD IN BEGINNING EXPLAINS", with subheading: "Bishop... Says Four Words Opens All Mysteries", followed by excerpts from this notable Methodist-Episcopal Bishop and popular Chautauqua speaker. See images for details.

The front page includes a large cartoon p... See More  

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681841

1917 Dan Shay murder case...

Item #681841

February 06, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 6, 1917



* United States & Germany tensions grow

* U-Boat submarine attacks - World War I




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "U. S. PLAYS OWN 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 from this era in p... See More  

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681840

1917 Dan Shay murder case...

Item #681840

May 10, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 10, 1917



* Manager Dan Shay - Milwaukee Brewers

* Arrested for murder of Negro Clarence Euell

* MLB Baseball - English Hotel - Indianapolis




Page 12 has a one column photo with heading: "Dan Shay Is Held On Murder Charge" with text. (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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681839

1917 conscription in United States begins...

Item #681839

June 05, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 5, 1917



* Conscription in the United States begins

* World War I American draft




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "REGISTRATION IS HUGE SUCCESS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.... See More  

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681837

1917 Camp Kearny U.S. Army base creation...

Item #681837

May 24, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 24, 1917



* Camp Kearny - U.S. Army base creation

* Best publication to be had ? rare as such




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

Co... See More  

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681836

1917 Allen Sothoron photo... St. Louis Browns...

Item #681836

May 18, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 18, 1917



* Pitcher Allen Sothoron photo & more

* St. Louis Browns - MLB baseball




Page 13 has a two column photo headed: "'Sothoron Has The Stuff That Makes 'Em Great,' Says Ol Fielder Jones" with text. 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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681835

1917 Miller Huggins photo... St. Louis Cardinals...

Item #681835

June 26, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 26, 1917



* Manager Miller Huggins photo & more

* St. Louis Cardinals - MLB baseball

* New York Yankees - Babe Ruth era fame




Page 11 has a two column photo headed: "Is Miller Huggins To Be The Big Managerial Surprise Of Season" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ver... See More  

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681834

1917 Chevrolet brothers & race car racing photo...

Item #681834

June 15, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 15, 1917



* Louis & Gaston Chevrolet brothers

* Co-founders of Motor Car Company

* Race car drivers - automobile racing




Page 11 has a two column photo with heading: "Chevrolet Brothers Hope To Star  On Chicago Speedway As At Cincinati" with text. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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681833

1917 mob violence in Cork, Ireland...

Item #681833

June 25, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 25, 1917



* Mob violence in Cork , Ireland

* Sinn Feiners procession - riots




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "USE MACHINE GUNS ON RIOTERS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.... See More  

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681832

1917 Howard Ehmke photo... Detroit Tigers...

Item #681832

June 26, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 26, 1917



* Pitcher Howard Ehmke photo

* Detroit Tigers - MLB baseball




Page 9 has a two column photo headed: "Ehmke One Of The Best, Also One Of Thinnest Twirlers In A.L. This Year" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from ... See More  

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681830

1917 legalized lynchings ?...

Item #681830

May 14, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 14, 1917



* Legalized lynchings - hangings by government ?

* World War I - WWI food shortages - robbers




The front page has a banner headline in red lettering: "ADVOCATE LAMP POST HANGINGS" 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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681829

1917 Elmer Oliphant Army football photo...

Item #681829

May 19, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 19, 1917



* Elmer Oliphant - Army Cadets college football photo



Page 14 has a two column action photo of Elmer Oliphant with heading: "Oliphant Captain of Army Eleven" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pap... See More  

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681828

1917 German Aerial bombings on England...

Item #681828

May 26, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 26, 1917



* Operation Turkenkreuz - WWI  World War I

* German aerial Gotha airplanes bombing (London)




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GERMAN RAIDERS KILL SCORES IN ENGLISH CITIES" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. A small library label affects this headline. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "... See More  

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681827

1917 Ell Persons lynching in Memphis...

Item #681827

May 22, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 22, 1917



* Lynching of Ell Persons (Negro)

* Memphis, Tennessee carnival mob

* Rape and murder of Antoinette Rappel




The front page has a six column headline in red lettering: "CITIZENS OF MEMPHIS ENGAGE IN LYNCHING ORGY" 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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681826

1912 Breathitt County, County feuds...

Item #681826

November 04, 1912

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 4, 1912



* Breathitt County, Kentucky

* Feudal country murder w/ photo

* Sheriff Edward "Ned" Callahan




The top of page 2 has a three column photo with heading: "Prominent Citizens of Feud District In Kentucky Are Indicted For Murder" with brief text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" e... See More  

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681824

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated...

Item #681824

March 08, 1861

THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS, Vermont, March 8, 1861 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Inauguration - inaugural address




Over half of page 2 of this large-size newspaper has reporting concerning the inauguration of Lincoln for his first term as President.

Page 2 begins with an editorial: "The Inaugural", followed by the: "Inaugural Address of President Lincoln" which is s... See More  

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681814

Duff Green's politlcal newspaper from the nations's capital...

Item #681814

June 21, 1828

UNITED STATES' TELEGRAPH, Washington City, June 25, 1828 



* Rare campaign periodical

* Andrew Jackson




This newspaper has a wealth of political reporting, published by Duff Green who had come to Washington to establish a newspaper to promote the candidacy of Andrew Jackson.

Mott says, "Green proved to be of the hard-hitting politician type of editor." which could be taken... See More  

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681813

1910 aviator Jorge Chavez fatal flight...

Item #681813

September 23, 1910

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



* Peruvian aviator pioneer Jorge Chavez

* 1st Airplane flight crossing the Alps




The top of the front page has a four column headline "AVIATOR FLIES OVER ALPS AND IS BADLY INJURED ON LANDING" 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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681809

The election "Extra": Benjamin Harrison has won...

Item #681809

November 07, 1888

THE REPUBLICAN--EXTRA, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, Nov. 7, 1888 



* Presidential election



This is the election "extra" with front page column heads noting; "THE ELECTION" "The Result Not Yet a Matter of Certainty" "The Republicans Claim to Have Won a Victory!" "New York Claimed For Harrison by 15,000!" and more.

Pages 2 and 3 contains nice p... See More  

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681808

On the death of rock icon Jim Morrison, in the Village Voice...

Item #681808

July 15, 1971

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, July 15, 1971



* Jim Morrison death

* The Doors




Near the middle of the issue (page 36) is a report on the death of the rock legend "Jim Morrison".

The report begins: "It was another one of those times, last week. In one day the papers reported the deaths of Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter Charlie Shavers, and rock star Jim Morrison. Only the Morr... See More  

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681792

New York City draft... Civil War events...

Item #681792

August 21, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE DRAFT IN NEW YORK" "'All Quiet Along The Lines'" "Order Reigns Supreme" "Several Colored Men Drawn" "NEWS FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "Arrival of Sick Soldiers from Vicksburg" "The Siege Of Charleston" and more.

Eight pages,... See More  

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681765

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #681765

July 21, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, July 21, 1863  The front page is dominated vey not one but two Civil War maps, headed: "THE SEVERE BATTLES AT JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI" which shows many streets, the Capitol, etc. The other is headed: "The Advance of Gen. Rosecrans. The Importance of Rome, Georgia, in a Military Point of View".

Among the column heads on the Civil War are: "Charleston&quo... See More  

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681754

Extremely rare illustrated newspaper...

Item #681754

February 22, 1868

KELLEY'S WEEKLY, "A Journal of the Times", New York, Feb. 22, 1868  In my 46 years in the rare newspaper business this is only the second of this title I have seen (first 12 years ago), in fact I wasn't aware that it even existed.

Obviously copied after "Harper's Weekly", the layout is almost identical including the masthead. But this title lasted for just ten... See More  

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681751

America must remain vigilant...

Item #681751

January 19, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 19, 1793  Page 3 has a great letter beginning: "The important struggle now is how America shall preserve her Liberty and Equality! For it is unbecoming her after she has contended with the power of Great Britain & conquered, that she must depend solely on the success of France for their continuance!...".

Four pages, nev... See More  

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681750

Naturalization document from 1810...

Item #681750

June 15, 1810

A great part-printed/part-manuscript document from the state of New York, noting that Duncan McGregor from the United Kingdom has been "...admitted a citizen of the United States of America...". The document is dated at Johnstown, Montgomery County, New York, June 15th, 1810.

With a signature and covered red wax seal. Measures 7 1/4 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition. Nice for displa... See More  

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681744

1918 Battle of the Lys... Wolrd War I....

Item #681744

April 17, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 17, 1918



* Battle of the Lys (1918)

* Fourth Battle of Ypres

* Spring Offensive of Flanders




The front page has a nice banner headline: "BATTLE IS FAVORING BRITISH" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.... See More  

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681741

Confederate newspaper...Sherman advancing towards Columbia...

Item #681741

October 31, 1864

THE DAILY SOUTHERN GUARDIAN, Columbia, South Carolina, Oct. 31, 1864 



* Rare Confederate publication



A rather rare title and great that it includes the word “Southern”.

The front page is mostly taken up with ads & military notices but there are also: "The Capture & Destruction of the New York Steamer Roanoke" "The War in the Southwest - From Mobile&qu... See More  

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681740

Great issue on the Spanish-American War...

Item #681740

May 03, 1898

BOSTON EVENING JOURNAL, May 3, 1898 



* Battle of Manila Bay, Philippines

* Admiral George Dewey's victory

* Spanish-American War




Most of the front page is on Spanish-American War with a great banner headline: "SPAIN SEES THE END AT HAND" beneath which is: "She Only Hopes to Save Her Honor, and That by One Final Naval Effort, for Which She Is Preparing. Also on the f... See More  

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681737

Cripple Creek... W.A. Rogers print...

Item #681737

January 06, 1894

HARPER'S WEEKLY,  New York, January 6, 1894 (print only)  This is a single page illustration entitled "In The Lobby of the Palace Hotel, Cripple Creek" by W.A. Rogers. This measures approximately 16 x 10.5 inches and is in very nice condition. Very suitable for framing.

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681736

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #681736
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, June, 1896



* Young Women's Christian Temperance Union



An interesting magazine published by the Young Women's Christian Temperance Union whose focus was the outlaw of alcoholic beverages. They also worked to promote women's right to vote.

Decorative title page, 12 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, minor binding slits at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More  

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681735

1915 Heinie Zimmerman photo... Opening day...

Item #681735

April 22, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 22, 1915



* Heinie Zimmerman "The Great ZIm" photo

* Opening day of the 1915 baseball season

* Woodrow Wilson throws out the 1st pitch




Page 8 has a two column photo with heading: "Heinie Zim Gets Horseshoe Wreath" (see) Also a three column photo showing President Woodrow Wilson throwing out the first pitch. Surprisingly this issue is in... See More  

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681734

Great account of Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa, and why he disappeared...

Item #681734

September 08, 1975

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, Sept. 8, 1975  A great issue of this famous counter-culture newspaper as the front page teases the lengthy article within: "The Billion-Dollar Reason for Hoffa's Disappearance" with a photo of Jimmy Hoffa as well.

Pages 6 and 7 are entirely taken up with the article, a detailed account concerning the missing labor union leader.

Jimmy Hoffa disappea... See More  

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681733

American 1st entry into Germany.... 1944 WWII....

Item #681733

September 13, 1944

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., September 13, 1944



* First United States Army

* Americans enter Germany for 1st time

* Third Reich border is broken




The front page has a nice six column headline: "YANKS GO FARTHER INTO REICH" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the 1st Army crossing into German soil for the 1st time.

Complete with 20 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, ... See More  

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681731

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681731

February 27, 1926

THE DETROIT NEWS, Nebraska, February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




The sport's section (page 13) features a nice banner headline: "FLOWERS BEATS GREB AND IS FIRST NEGRO 160 POUND CHAMPION" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middl... See More  

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681730

U.S. breaks relations w/ Germany in 1917...

Item #681730

February 01, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 1, 1917



* United States close to World War I

* President Woodrow Wilson




The front page has a nice banner headline: "U. S. AND GERMANY IN BREAK" 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. Ra... See More  

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681729

1915 Leo Franks' death sentence... Jews...

Item #681729

April 27, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 27, 1915



* re. Leo Frank's death sentence

* Jewish community appeals for his life




The top of page 3 has a two column heading: "JEWS WILL APPEAL FOR FRANK'S LIFE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in
... See More  

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681728

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

Item #681728

November 16, 1774

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL; AND THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, November 16, 1774  If there was one graphic which represented the spirit of the Revolutionary War it would have to be the ubiquitous segmented snake with the famous "Unite Or Die" caption.  The engraving, a prominent device in the masthead of this newspaper, shows a snake cut into various pieces, each with a
... See More  

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681724

New York City Food Riot of 1917...

Item #681724

February 20, 1917

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 20, 1917



* New York City food riot of 1917

* World War I era shortages




The front page has a nice banner headline: "STARVING WOMEN STORM CITY HALL IN NEW YORK" 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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681720

Death of Beatle George Harrison...

Item #681720

November 30, 2001

DAILY NEWS, New York, Nov. 30, 2001



* George Harrison death (1st report)

* The Beatles - English rock band




The front page has a nice color photo with heading: "GEORGE HARRISON 1943-2001; Cancer Claims The Quiet Beatle" with more inside. Nice to have in this famous NYC tabloid publication.

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681709

Death of naval hero Oliver Hazard Perry...

Item #681709

October 05, 1819

CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Oct. 5, 1819 



* Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry

* Death - funeral w/ coffin print




Page 2 has two reports on the death of famed naval commander Oliver Hazard Perry. The first is headed: "Highly Important" "The Hero of Lake Erie!--the gallant Oliver H. Perry, is no more!!" with details. Also: "Tribute of Respect".

This is follow... See More  

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681708

News flash on the Mexican War...

Item #681708

May 07, 1846

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, May 7, 1846  The front page has a news flash on the Mexican War headed: "Important" "From the Army of Occupation" "Matamoros Blockaded!" "Lieut. Porter and Three Men Killed!"

Four pages, nice condition.

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681706

The war for the Union...

Item #681706

March 06, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, March 6, 1862  Page 3 has column heads on the Civil War including; "THE WAR FOR THE UNION" "The New-Granada Commission" "Military Appointments" "Promotions for Gallant Service" "The War in the South-West" "Affairs in Nashville" "Union Men Declaring Themselves" and more.

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

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681705

General Douglas MacArthur becomes supreme commander...

Item #681705

March 18, 1942

NEW YORK TIMES, March 18, 1942



* General Douglas MacArthur promoted

* Supreme Commander, Southwest Pacific Area




The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR IN AUSTRALIA AS ALLIED COMMANDER; MOVE HAILED AS FORESHADOWING TURN OF TIDE" with subheads and related photo. (see) More on the following pages. Nice to have in this World famous publication.

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681704

Jewish promised land in United States ?........

Item #681704

April 26, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 26, 1915



* Jewish land in the United States ?

* Judaica activist Simon Wolf - Jews




Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "U.S. PROMISED LAND OF JEWS, SAYS WOLF" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in pa... See More  

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681702

1869 Camden, New Jersey...

Item #681702

June 02, 1869

WEST JERSEY PRESS, New Jersey, June 2, 1869



* Uncommon publication



This newspaper measures 27 x 21 inches, has news of the day and several advertisements during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War.

Four pages, some wear and small tears at the folds, generally good.

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681701

1910 Charles K. Hamilton airplane flight...

Item #681701

June 13, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 13, 1910



* Aviator Charles K. Hamilton "Crazy man of the air"

* 1st airplane flight between two major cities




The front page has a six column headline: "HAMILTON FLIES FROM NEW YORK CITY TO PHILADELPHIA AND RETURN WITH TWO STOPS" with subheads, small photo of Hamilton and related map. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition ... See More  

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681700

Robert Kennedy shot & near death...

Item #681700

June 05, 1968

THE EVENING BULLETIN, Philadelphia, June 5, 1968 



* Robert F. Kennedy shot

* Sirhan Bishara Sirhan




The front page has a banner headline: "Robert F. Kennedy Is Shot in Brain; Bullet Removed; Condition Critical" with subheads and 3 related photos. (see) More on the following pages. Interesting that Robert Kennedy was still alive by time this edition went to press.

 First ... See More  

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681698

St. Johns, Arizona dam break flood disaster....

Item #681698

April 15, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 15, 1915



* St. Johns, Apache County, Arizona flood

* Lyman dam - reservoir break disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "Arizona Reservoir Breaks; Eight Persons Drowned" 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... See More  

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681697

The Jacobite Rebellion... Battle of Falkirk with a "diagram"...

Item #681697
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, January, 1746  



* The Jacobite Rebellion

* Battle of Falkirk w/ diagram




There is good content on the Jacobite Rebellion with: "Order of Battle at Falkirk-muir" being a textual diagram of the placement of troops, with other related text concerning the Battle of Falkirk.

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681692

Pre-release: "The Black Dahlia"... Disneyland's 50th Anniversary...

Item #681692

September 07, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 7, 2006  

 

* Black Dahlia - pre-premiere advertisement

* Disneyland 50th Anniversary




The back page of the Calendar section has a full page ad for Disneyland's 50th Birthday. Page 2 has a 4x8 inch ad for "The Black Dahlia", eight days prior to its premier. There is no more desirable issue for Hollywood movie ads or Los Angeles entert... See More  

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681691

Sugar Ray Robinson wins...

Item #681691

December 10, 1955

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, December 10, 1955



* Sugar Ray Robinson wins

* Middleweight boxing crown for 3rd time (comeback)




This 40 page newspaper has a three column headline on the front page: "Robinson Knocks Out Olson" with subhead: "Sugar Ray Scores Sensational Kayo at 2.51 of Second Round to Take Middleweight Crown for Third Time" and a nice t... See More  

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681690

Huey Long shot...

Item #681690

September 11, 1935

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 11, 1935



* Huey Long shot and close to death

* Louisiana Senator



This 12 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page that include: "LONG'S FINAL PLACE OF REST IS CHOSEN ON CAPITAL GROUNDS" and more.

Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with some margin wear and spine creasing, otherwise good.

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681689

Feature in Film Noir - including "The Black Dahlia"...

Item #681689

September 06, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept 6, 2006  

 

* Noteworthy Noir Films

* "The Black Dahlia", "Mildred Pierce", "Double Indemnity", and more




The Calendar Section of this issue has coverage and images of some of the great Film Noir movies, actors and actresses of all time. See images for details.



The complete First and Calendar sections are present and in g... See More  

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681688

Detroit Lions win NFL football championship against Cleveland Browns...

Item #681688

December 29, 1952

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, December 29, 1952



* Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns

* NFL football championship title game




This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on page 5: "Detroit Lions Winners of grid Crown" 1st report coverage on the NFL football championship game between the Detroit Lions and the Cleveland Browns

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681687

Adolph Eichmann trial begins...

Item #681687

April 11, 1961

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 11, 1961



* Adolph Eichmann trial begins

* Jewish mass murderer

* World War II Nazi



This 10 page newspaper has a nice banner headline on the front page: "Eichmann Challenges Rights of Three Judges" with subhead: "Israel Opens His Trial In Fortress"



Tells of the start of the trial against Adolph Eichmann, 'the archi... See More  

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681686

John Dillinger in Centre County?...

Item #681686

June 26, 1934

CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College, Pennsylvania, June 26, 1934 



* The hunt for John Dillinger 

* In Centre County, PA? 

* One month prior to death
 



This 6 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "John Dillinger reported Seen in County Yesterday"



See photos for text. This probably was not true but.....?



Other news of the day. Light bro... See More  

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681685

Jess Willard defeats Johnson for the heavyweight title...

Item #681685

April 06, 1915

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, April 6, 1915 



* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 

* The "Great white hope" defeats 1st Black Boxing Champion

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report)
 



The first column of the front page has stacked heads reporting on the heavyweight boxing championship, with: "WILLARD WINS FISTIC HEAVYWEIGHT CROWN," "Kan... See More  

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681684

Black Dahlia - pre-release full page ad and review...

Item #681684

September 10, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 10, 2006  

 

* Poster-size ad for Black Dahlia with pre-release review

* Full-page ad for The Prestige



A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Black Dahlia" (with review) and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ar... See More  

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681682

1930 Santo Domingo hurricane...

Item #681682

September 04, 1930

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass. September 4, 1930



* Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic

* Hurricane San Zenon (1st report)




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Santo Domingo Hurricane Takes Nearly 1000 Lives" with subhead and. (see)

Complete with all 8 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.



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681678

President Eisenhower graduates from West Point in 1915...

Item #681678

June 05, 1915

ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, June 5, 1915 



* Dwight D. Eisenhower graduation

* West Point Military Academy

* Future General and President




The masthead notes this is the "Gazette Of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such contains all things military.

Of special note is a complete list of the West Point Military Academy list of graduates for 1915 and within th... See More  

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681677

Social Security bill becomes law in 1935...

Item #681677

August 15, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, August 15, 1935.

 

* Social Security bill is passed

* Franklin D. Roosevelt signs




The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "PRESIDENT PUTS SIGNATURE ON SECURITY BILL" with subhead. (see) Related photo is on the back page.

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.
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681676

1909 Adana Massacre... Armenians...

Item #681676

June 14, 1909

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 14, 1909



* Adana massacres - Christians genocide

* Armenians - Ottoman Empire - Turkey




The front page has a one column heading: "ARMENIAN DEAD LEFT LYING IN FIELDS" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. ... See More  

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681674

Sinking of the French Battleship Bouvet...

Item #681674

March 19, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 19, 1915



* The sinking of the French Battleship Bouvet



The front page has a banner headline: "FRENCH BATTLESHIP BOUVET SUNK IN DARDANELLES" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.

Complete w... See More  

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681670

First U.S. Navy submarine distaster... USS F-4 (SS-23)...

Item #681670

March 26, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 26, 1915



* 1st U.S. Navy submarine disaster

* USS F-4 (SS-23)




The front page has a banner headline: "SEARCH FOR SUBMARINE F-4 FAILS; ENTIRE CREW BELIEVED DEAD" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare... See More  

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681669

1930 Standardville, Utah mining disaster...

Item #681669

February 08, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 8, 1930 



* Standardville, Utah (ghost town) 

* Mine explosion disaster
 



The top of page 7 has a one column heading: "20 Die In Utah Mine Disaster; 9 of 29 Survive" (see) Related photo is on the back page.

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.



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681667

Evangelist Dwight L. Moody sermon - 1876...

Item #681667

February 11, 1876

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, February 11, 1876



* Evangelist Dwight L. Moody's sermon

* Preaches at P.T. Barnum's Hippodrome

* Ira D. Sankey




The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "Revival Success" "The Evangelists Power" and more. Text takes up 2 full columns on the front page and continues on page 5.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pa... See More  

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681665

Tiger Flowers 1st Negro middleweight champ...

Item #681665

February 27, 1926

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., February 27, 1926



* Tiger Flowers vs. Harry Greb

* 1st African-American middleweight champ

* Boxing - boxers




Page 12 has a one column heading: "GREB LOST HIS TITLE TO THE COLORED BOY" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Theodore 'Tiger' Flowers becoming the 1st African-American middleweight boxing champion.

Complete with 12 pages, ... See More  

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681664

Battle of Waterloo... Andrew Jackson murdered?

Item #681664

August 19, 1815

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, August 19, 1815 



* Battle of Waterloo - Wellington

* General Andrew Jackson murdered ?




Certainly the prime  content in this issue is a French version of the Battle of Waterloo. An inside page has a dispatch from the Duke of Wellington which recaps some of the events of the war and the follow-up movements. This is followed by a report from the... See More  

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681662

New York Rangers win 1933 Stanley cup...

Item #681662

April 14, 1940

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, April 14, 1940



* New York Rangers - NHL Hockey 

* Wins Stanley Cup title




The front page of Section 2 has a seven column heading: "RANGERS WIN STANLEY CUP; DEFEAT LEAFS, 3 TO 2" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the New York Rangers winning the 1939-40 Stanley Cup by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs. Always nice to have notable events in h... See More  

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681660

1935 Lawrence of Arabia motorcycle crash... near death...

Item #681660

May 14, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 14, 1935 



* Lawrence of Arabia motorcycle accident (1st report) 

* Would die less than a week later
 



The front page has a one column heading: "Lawrence of Arabia Hurt in Bike Crash" with subhead. Photo of Lawrence is on page 3. (see) First report coverage of the motorcycle accident that would be fatal to Thomas Edward Lawrence, better know... See More  

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681659

Lawrence Of Arabia Death In 1935...

Item #681659

May 20, 1935

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, May 20, 1935.



* Lawrence of Arabia death

* Thomas Edward Lawrence



The top of page 9 has a one column heading: "BRITAIN, ARABIA MOURN DEATH OF COL. LAWRENCE" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete with 28 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the sp... See More  

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681655

First NCAA College basketball championship game...

Item #681655

March 28, 1939

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 28, 1939



* Very first "March Madness" NCAA basketball championship in 1939



The top of page 3 of the sport's section has 1st report coverage on the final game of the very first NCAA basketball championship ever held, with heading: "OREGON BEATS OHIO STATE FOR NATIONAL TITLE" (see) With present-day interest in the NCAA tournament culminati... See More  

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681654

Michael Jordan wins 1987 slam dunk contest w/ photo...

Item #681654

February 08, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 8, 1987



* Michael Jordan wins slam dunk contest

* Chicago Bulls - NBA basketball




Page 3 of the sport's section has a one of Jordan's iconic photos showing him in action in the 1987 slam dunk contest which was held in Seattle. A two column heading reads: "Jordan's Dunks and Bird's Shots Top Fellow Stars" (see)

Complete 1st and sport's se... See More  

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681653

1935 William Mulholland death

Item #681653

July 23, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1935



* William Mulholland death (1st report)

* Los Angeles water supply infrastructure




The top of page 19 has a one column heading: "MULHOLLAND DEAD; FAMOUS ENGINEER" with subheads. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

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

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681649

Great, Meade, and John Morgan...

Item #681649

June 13, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, June 13, 1864  Among the front page one column Civil War heads are: "GRANT" "News from Meade, Sherman & Hunter" "Success of the Army of the Shenandoah" "MEADE" "Skirmishing Kept Up Along a Portion of the Line" "Both Armies Busily Engaged on the Earthworks" "The Kentucky Raid" "John Morgan In The Sa... See More  

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681648

Front page Civil War map of the Shenandoah Valley...

Item #681648

June 12, 1864

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 12, 1864  The front page is dominated by a very nice & detailed Civil War map headed: "SCENE OF HUNTER'S OPERATIONS. The Splendid Movement in the Shenandoah Valley Leading to the Capture of Staunton." 

Among the many front page heads are: "HUNTER" "Account of the Engagements at North River, Near Mount Crawford & at Port Repu... See More  

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681644

Battle of Cold Harbor... Grant vs. Lee...

Item #681644

June 07, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 7, 1864  The dominant feature on the front page is the nice Civil War map headed: "Scene Of The Struggle For Richmond".

Over half of the first column is taken up with a stack of Civil War heads including: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "News from Gen. Grant to Monday" "News From Sherman to Monday" "All Goes Well With Grant" "... See More  

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681639

Nice front page Civil War map of the events before Richmond...

Item #681639

June 03, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1864  



* Battle of Totopotomoy Creek

* Cold Harbor - Hanover County, Virginia

* Ulysses S. Grant vs. Robert E. Lee

* American Civil War map




Dominating the front page is the nice Civil War map headed: "IN FRONT OF RICHMOND, The Battles on the Topopatomoy and at Coal Harbor".

First column heads on the Civil War include: "GRANT!"
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681638

Map of Atlanta... Grant... Sherman..

Item #681638

June 02, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, June 2, 1864



* Ulysses S. Grant overland campaign

* William T. Sherman and Georgia march




 Page 8 has a map titled: "ON TO ATLANTA !"

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "GRANT !" "DETAILS OF THE FIGHTING" "Gen. Grant in Communication with the White House" "Rebel Opinion Of Gen. Grant" "Shocking Ca... See More  

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681626

Battle of Resaca, Georgia...

Item #681626

May 21, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 21, 1864  



* Battle of Resaca GA Georgia

* General William T. Sherman

* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

* Ulysses S. Grant




Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "GRANT!" "Battle and Repulse of Ewell's Rebel Corps on Thursday Evening" "Three Hundred Prisoners Captured" "SHERMAN" "Advance of Our ... See More  

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681612

The war in Europe... Civil War reports as well...

Item #681612

May 03, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1864  The front page is dominated by a large map headed: "THE FALL OF DUPPEL - Assault & capture of the Danish Works in From of Sonderberg by Austro-Prussian Troops" with the ftpg. reports focused on the Second Schleswig War in Europe.

Page 8 has much Civil War reporting with one column heads.

Included as well is the single sheet "Supplement" ... See More  

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681611

War action near the Red River... Death of Commodore Porter...

Item #681611

May 02, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 2, 1864  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Steele's Column" "The Advance of the Army of Arkansas Towards the Red River" "The Rebels Driven from Elkin's Ferry and Prairie de Anna" "Price and Marmaduke's Forces Outfought  & Outrun" "Interesting Virginia News" and more.

Page 4 has ... See More  

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681610

Much front page Civil War reporting...

Item #681610

May 01, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, May 1, 1864  Among the front page one columns heads on the Civil War are: "General Stone Superseded by General Dwight" "The Rebel Loss in Louisiana Reported Between Seven & Ten Thousand" "The Operations of Gen. A. L. Lee & His Cavalry" "Position & Strength of Magruder's Army" "News from New Bern" "The Army... See More  

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681606

A Civil War map and much good content... Battle of Cold Harbor...

Item #681606

June 04, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, June 4, 1862 



* Battle of Seven Pines - Fair Oaks

* Battle of Hanover Court House




The prime feature may well be the back page Civil War map headed: "The Late Victory Near Hanover Court House, Virginia" which shows much details, and has a key for strategic locations.

Among the front page column heads on the war are: "The Great Victory" "Full Det... See More  

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681602

The Civil War in Virginia & the Mississippi River...

Item #681602

October 16, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 16, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Naval Engagement Between the Rebel Flotilla & the Blockading Squadron" "Reported Success of the Enemy" "Affairs Along the Union Lines in Virginia" "Brisk Skirmishing at the Outposts" "Reported Defeat of the Rebels in Benton County&... See More  

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681599

Naval exploits at Pensacola, Florida...

Item #681599

October 15, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 15, 1861  The front page is filled with ads, with Civil War column heads on pages 2,  3 and 7, including: "THE REBELLION" "Official Report of the Recent Gallant Naval Exploit at Pensacola" "Important From Missouri" "Gen. Fremont About to Advance" "Reported Demoralization of the Rebel Army Under Gen. Price" and more.

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681598

Civil War in Virginia and North Carolina...

Item #681598

October 10, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, October 10, 1861  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Important From Hatteras Inlet" "Brilliant Engagement Between the Union Land and Naval Forces & the Rebels" "Total Rout & Heavy Loss of the Enemy" "Advance of Gen. Smith's Division Towards Lewinsville" "Important From Hat... See More  

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681587

Running the blockade at Vicksburg...

Item #681587

February 19, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Important From Vicksburg" "The Blockade Run by Another Union Gunboat" "Unsuccessful Attempts of the Rebels to Sink Her" "Rebel Accounts from the Besieged City" "Important From Kentucky" "The Army of the Potomac" and more.

Eight pages, nice condi... See More  

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681584

Creating the Montana Territory... Missouri slave emancipation bill...

Item #681584

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 13, 1863  Among there front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From Fortress Monroe" "The Rebel Privateers" and page 5 has: "The Missouri Slave Emancipation Bill Also Passed" "Organization of the Montana Territory" & page 8 includes: "All Able Bodied Negroes to be Drafted" "Disloyal Persons to be Sent ... See More  

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681583

Vicksburg, Mississippi...

Item #681583

February 12, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 12,1863  Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "IMPORTANT FROM VICKBURG" "Return of the Union Ram Queen of the West from Her Run Down the Mississippi" "Splendid Success Of The Dash" "Smashing of the Rebel Gunboat Vicksburg" "Interesting From Texas" "THE FINANCES OF THE REBELS" and more.

Eight pag... See More  

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681567

The capture of Memphis, Tennessee...

Item #681567

June 09, 1862

 NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1862  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE CAPTURE OF MEMPHIS" "A Terrific Gunboat and Ram Fight Before the City" "Surrender of the City After the Engagement" "FROM GEN. McCLELLAN'S ARMY" "Official Statement of the National Loss at the Battle of Fair Oaks" "From the Sh
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681561

Victory for Hooker's army...

Item #681561

May 02, 1863

NEW YORK TIMES, May 2, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Gen. Hooker's Army" "Rumors of a Battle & a Victory" "The Rappahannock Crossed Both Above & Below Fredericksburgh" "Important From the Mississippi" "Gen. Grant's Army to Motion with Six Days' Rations" "Skirmishing Near New Bern a... See More  

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681555

Huge list of draft names... Much reporting on the war...

Item #681555

March 17, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, March 17, 1865  The entire front page is taken up with: "THE DRAFT" with a huge listing of names from New York troy be drafted into military service. A great item for genealogical research.

Much war reporting inside with: "Grant" "Activity Within the Rebel Lines" "SHERMAN" "Sherman at Fayetteville on the 12th..." "Joe Jo... See More  

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681551

Two Civil War maps on the front page...

Item #681551

February 11, 1862

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Feb. 11, 1862  The front page features two Civil War maps headed: "Fort Henry & the Tennessee Position" "The War in Kentucky & Tennessee" with column heads including: "The Capture of Fort Henry" "The Rebel Infantry Run" "War News Summary" and inside has: "Beauregard's Report of the Battle of Bull ... See More  

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681550

Map of the Kanawha Valley...

Item #681550

November 23, 1861

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 23, 1861  The front page has a nice war map captioned: "Operations In The Kanawha Valley--The Great Kanawha,Gauley and New Rivers--The Scene of Floyd's Repulse".

There are also some nice column war heads including: "THE GREAT REBELLION" "The Trouble Among the Rebel Leaders & the Cause of It" "Beauregard Resigns, but Withdraws hi... See More  

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681537

Slocum, Texas tornado disaster....

Item #681537

April 25, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 25, 1929



* Slocum, the town that blew away

* Anderson County, Texas tornado disaster

* Elinor Smith aviation feat




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Seven Killed in Texas Village by Tornado; Blizzard Isolates Area About Cheyenne" (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Page 3 has a... See More  

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$40.00
681531

Rare newspaper printed on board a transcontinental train...

Item #681531

June 27, 1870

TRANS-CONTINENTAL, Promontory Point, Utah, June 27, 1870 



* First Transcontinental Railroad "Overland Route"

* Very first excursion published newspaper (#8)




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 issue... See More  

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$377.00
681528

Naval reports from the French & Indian War in America...

Item #681528

March 22, 1759

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, March 22, 1759  Page 2 has naval reports from the French & Indian War: "The Phila, Capt. Farmer, from New York...was taken the 17th of February by the Sampson privateer of Bayonne..." with more reports mentioning New York and South Carolina.

Four pages, 9 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches, red tax stamp on the front page, great condition.... See More  

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$39.00
681522

Bounty land for military veterans... On Monroe's inauguration...

Item #681522

April 12, 1817

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., April 12, 1817  The front page has: "The Late Inauguration" with talk on some details of James Monroe's inauguration.

Page 3 has a reward ad for a runaway slave, and a report from the "War Department" concerning those entitled to bounty lands for serves in the military during the War of 1812.

Four pages, some period doodling a... See More  

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$30.00
681520

By the famed Isaiah Thomas...

Item #681520

May 20, 1796

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, May 20, 1796 



* 18th century American publication



Published  by Isaiah Thomas, perhaps the most famous printer of the 18th century, and whose collection became the foundation of the American Antiquarian Society. Handsome masthead makes this a displayable newspaper.

Four pages, some wear at one of the top folds, bit of foxing, ge... See More  

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$31.00
681519

The first issue published...

Item #681519

February 16, 1884

DAILY EVENING STAR, San Francisco, Feb. 16, 1884 



* Volume 1 Number 1 issue



This is the first issue published: volume 1, number 1. Among the front page reports are: "Argal The Gallows - It will Do Well for Majors for Murdering McIntyre" and: "The People's Railway" "A New Transcontinental Trunk Line to be Built".

Page 3 includes: "Stabbed To Death ... See More  

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$65.00
681517

Nice World War I reports and headlines...

Item #681517

July 18, 1916

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, July 18, 1916  Printed in red ink is a banner headline on World War I: "ALL GERMANY ALARMED BY SMASH OF ALLIES" with other heads including: "Teuton Armies On Eastern Front In Retreat" "Von Hindenburg Is Called To Berlin For Conference" "Situation In West Serious" "Slavs Pressing Foe On All Sides In Great Driv... See More  

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681514

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

Item #681514

May 07, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 7, 1885 



* Buffalo Bill Cody

* Wild West Show ad




Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.... See More  

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$36.00
681513

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1676...

Item #681513

December 14, 1676

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, December 14, 1676



* Among the earliest of English language newspapers to be had



This is the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 and is still printing in London to this day. And this is a very early, genuine issue. As was the case with most newspapers of the 17th century, this is complete as a single sheet, mea... See More  

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$47.00
681511

1915 Venice road course automobile race...

Item #681511

March 17, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 17, 1915



* Venice, California (during race)

* Road course automobile race




The front page has a two column heading: "RICKENBACKER LEADING RACE" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as such.

Complete with 12 pag... See More  

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$40.00
681510

1949 Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement...

Item #681510

February 24, 1949

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 24, 1949



* Israel-Egypt Armistice Agreement

* Mandatory Palestine - Al-Faluja




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "ISRAEL AND EGYPT REACH ARMISTICE, WILL SIGN TODAY" with subheads. Complete text of the agreement with related map appears on page 6. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

... See More  

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$44.00
681508

1915 USS Pennsylvania launching...

Item #681508

March 16, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 16, 1915



* USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) launching

* United States Navy battleship




The front page has a four column heading: "MIGHTIEST WARSHIP IN WORLD IS LAUNCHED FOR UNCLE SAM'S NAVY" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile fr... See More  

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$39.00
681507

Lincoln creates the first national Thanksgiving...

Item #681507

October 09, 1863

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 9, 1863 



* President Abraham - Abe Lincoln

* Thanksgiving Day proclamation (historic)

* Rare & famous anti-slavery title

* Slave auction illustration - Civil War era




A very famous anti-slavery newspaper published by the noted emancipator William Lloyd Garrison. The ornate engraving in the masthead features three scenes: a slave auction, an image of Jes... See More  

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$480.00
681503

1915 Federal League lawsuit begins...

Item #681503

January 20, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 20, 1915



* Federal League antitrust lawsuit (begins)

* vs. American & National Leagues

* Organized MLB baseball




The front page has a banner heading: "ORGANIZED BASEBALL IS FIGHTING IN COURT FOR ITS EXISTENCE" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues th... See More  

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$52.00
681502

Madison proposes Amendments to the Constitution... Early edition of the Bill of Rights...

Item #681502

June 13, 1789

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 13, 1789 



* Early edition of the "Bill of Rights"

* United States Constitution - Amendments

* President James Madison




An exceedingly significant issue which has, on page 3, a preliminary draft of the Bill of Rights described as  "...the Amendments to the New Constitution, proposed by the Hon. Mr. Maddison [sic]...".... See More  

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681501

191 Chicago White Sox players w/ Eddie Collins...

Item #681501

March 08, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 8, 1915



* Chicago White Sox players

* Exhibition visit to San Diego

* Pictorial including Eddie Collins




The top of page 10 has a three column pictorial headed: "Eddie Collins and White Sox Teammates Here For 3 Games" with lineups and text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to fi... See More  

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$52.00
681500

1915 Howe Sound, B.C. avalanche disaster...

Item #681500

March 22, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 22, 1915



* Howe Sound, British Columbia

* Mining camp avalanche disaster




The front page has a banner headline: "Fear Hundreds Dead in British Columbia Avalanche" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. R... See More  

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$44.00
681497

Frank Sinatra's first mention...

Item #681497

June 02, 1940

NEW YORK TIMES, June 2, 1940  In the "Drama--Screen--Music" section is an inconspicuous report concerning the Tommy Dorsey band, and noting that it includes: "...Frank Sinatra singing the sentimental tunes..." and which also includes mention of Buddy Rich "...unmercifully thrashing the skins..." as well. A significant report, as this was the very first mention of... See More  

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$59.00
681489

Mob boss Whitey Bulger captured...

Item #681489

June 23, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 23, 2011



* James Whitey Bulger captured

* Winter Hill Gang mob boss

* Boston organized crime

* Movie "Black Mass" fame




The front page of section 2 has a one column heading: "CRIME BOSS HELD IN L.A." with subhead: "James 'Whitey' Bulger, sought in 19 slayings, fled arrest in Boston in 1994" and small photo. First report coverage... See More  

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$52.00
681487

Oxford vs. Cambridge rowing...

Item #681487

April 02, 1875

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, April 2, 1875 



* The Boat Race

* Oxford vs. Cambridge Universities

* Rowing - River Thames




The front page has one column headings: "THE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE" "How The Oxford Beat The Cambridge Crew" and more. Lengthy text with the lineup.

Twelve pages, nice condition.... See More  

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$25.00
681484

The will of Stephen Girard...

Item #681484

October 19, 1833

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, Oct. 19, 1833  Among the many articles are: "Festival of Vine Dressers"  "Steamboat Disasters" "Lander's Second Voyage Up the Niger"; a report from a  famous Indian language newspaper: "From the Cherokee Phoenix" "Stephen Girard's Will" which takes almost 4 pages.

Girard personally saved... See More  

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$28.00
681483

Spotsylvania & more...

Item #681483

May 24, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 24, 1864 



* Battle of Spotsylvania Court House ends



Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are reports on Spotsylvania & more: "From General Butler" "A Battle on Friday Last" "Assault of the Rebels" "The Rebels Carry & Hold a Portion of Them" "The Great Contest" "Good News from Red River&quo... See More  

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681482

Fight over U.S. prohibition...

Item #681482

January 18, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 9 only, January 18, 1931



* Prohibition in the United States

* Wests vs. Drys w/ Illustration




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "BEST STRATEGY FOR THE WETS AS BECK SEES IT; The Pennsylvania Representative Asserts that Congress Has the Legal Right to Withhold Enforcement Appropriations and That Wets Need Only 200 Votes in the House to Bring... See More  

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681480

Grant pursues Robert E. Lee...

Item #681480

May 26, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, May 26, 1864 



* Ulysses S. Grant - Spotsylvania victory



Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GREAT CONTEST" "Grant's Rapid Pursuit of Lee" "A Considerable Skirmish There" "Desperate Charges of the Enemy" "The Rebels Leave--Grant Crosses" "Grant Picks Up a Thousand Prisoners" "Rebels... See More  

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$31.00
681478

A life not wasted...

Item #681478

November 21, 1848

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1848  Page 2 has a nice piece on the meaning of life: "True Life", which appeared in the History's Newsstand Blog post, "A Life Wasted". Also included are "The Pitcairn Islanders" "The Hadley Falls Dam Destroyed" and much more.

Four pages, very nice condition.

... See More  

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$35.00
681477

Lawwrenceburg, Kentucky fire disaster...

Item #681477

March 18, 1873

THE EVANSVILLE JOURNAL, Indiana, March 18, 1873 



* Lawrenceburg KY Kentucky

* Town fire disaster




The front page has an article headed: "Lawrenceburg" "A Kentucky Town Burned", the photos showing the report.



Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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$29.00
681475

Early title from Santa Rosa...

Item #681475

October 01, 1879

DAILY EVENING TIMES, Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California, Oct. 1, 1879 



* Rare Old West publication



This is the largest city in the California wine country and is the county seat for Sonoma County. This is the volume 1, number 9 issue with various news & ads of the day.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, lightly toned, very nice condition.... See More  

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$67.00
681474

Proclamation for Fasting and Prayer...

Item #681474

February 21, 1804

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Feb. 21, 1804.  The front page has a Proclamation for a "Day of Public Fasting and Prayer", signed in type by the governor: Caleb Strong

Four pages, nice condition.

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$28.00
681473

War reports from the Confederacy...

Item #681473

August 06, 1862

CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER, South Carolina, Aug. 6, 1862 



* From the origin of the Civil War



A nice newspaper from the hotbed of the Confederacy, where the Civil War began. The front page has: "Latest Northern News" "From Richmond" "From Savannah--Capture of the Steam Ship Lodona...""From Chattanooga--The Enemy at McMinnville, Tennessee" "Skirm... See More  

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$92.00
681471

Hanging of a minister...

Item #681471

April 19, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 19, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The front page includes: "From the Gulf" "The War News" "The New Six Per Cent Bonds" "Important Arrest of an Alleged Spy" "An Iron-Clad runs the Blockade" and more, including a brief report that: "The capture of Fort Pillow seems to be confirmed..." and... See More  

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$78.00
681467

Exceedingly rare Napoleon occupation newspaper...

Item #681467

September 27, 1811

COURRIER D'AMSTERDAM or the COURIER VAN AMSTERDAM, September 27, 1811 



* Exceedingly rare Napoleon Bonaparte occupation newspaper



This was a daily newspaper published in Amsterdam during the French occupation of Holland. It is bilingual: half printed in French and half in Dutch. Two mastheads as well, one in each language.

In 1810 Napoleon Bonaparte annexed Holland to his empire, h... See More  

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$385.00
681465

Early bicycle race on the front page...

Item #681465

August 21, 1897

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 21, 1897  The full front page is a nice illustration of early bicyclists racing: "Well Bunched" by famed artiest A.B. Frost.

Inside has a full pg: "Newport's Brilliant Summer Fete - Scenes in the Harbor During the night Illumination."; a full page: "Francois Felix Faure, President of the French Republic, at Home."; three... See More  

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$48.00
681463

The legendary Springfield rifle, a staple of the Civil War...

Item #681463

August 18, 1860

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 18, 1860  The front page has an article: "A New Rifle Weapon" which describes what would be known as the Springfield Model 1861 rifle. This report is from its early days of creation noting in part: "...has just been finished at the Springfield armory & sent to the Ordnance Dept. at Washington...It is intended wholly for wall service,... See More  

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$68.00
681461

Homestead Steel Strike...

Item #681461

July 16, 1892

WAVERLY FREE PRESS, Waverly, New York, July 16, 1892  The second page has a report on the Homestead Strike at Homestead, Pennsylvania, which to date remains one of the most significant and tragic labor disputes in U.S. history. 

This early report is headed: "The Strike at Homestead" includes: "The largest strike, perhaps, in U.S. history is at present being waged at Homes... See More  

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$49.00
681459

Review of the new work 'Death of a Salesman'...

Item #681459

February 11, 1949

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 11, 1949 



* "Death of A Salesman" is reviewed upon its premiere



Page 27 contains the review for a new dramatic play titled "Death of A Salesman", the famous work by playwright Arthur Miller. It is considered to be one of the greatest plays of the 20th century and in the year of its premier it won the Pulitzer Prize for drama and the Tony Award fo... See More  

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$125.00
681457

The Pueblo Incident with North Korea...

Item #681457

January 23, 1968

DAILY BREEZE, Torrance, California, January 23, 1968 



* USS Pueblo incident (1st report) 

* Apollo 5 - 1st Lunar Module flight




The front page features reporting of the Pueblo Incident with banner headline: "Red Koreans Board, Capture U.S. Ship" with subhead and map. Nice for display.

Also a banner heading at the very top of the front page announces: "Space Shot Per... See More  

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$62.00
681456

1915 Bandit War... Texas raids by Mexicans...

Item #681456

April 02, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 2, 1915



* Jess Williard  - "The Great White Hope"

* Negro champion Jack Johnson 

* Heavyweight boxing title fight (pre-fight)




The top of page 8 has a two column heading: "JOHNSON DETERMINED TO FIGHT SAM M'VEY SATURDAY IN HAVANA" (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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$39.00
681454

1908 Henri Farman airplane flight...

Item #681454

July 27, 1908

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 27, 1908



* French aviator Henri Farman

* Early powered aviation airplane




The top of page 2 has a two column heading: "PREDICTS BIG FUTURE FOR FLYING MACHINE" with subheads and photo. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in... See More  

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681453

Mussolini is ousted...

Item #681453

July 26, 1943

LOS ANGELES TIMES--EXTRA, July 26, 1943 



* Italy - Benito Mussolini ousted

* Pietro Badoglio takes over

* World War II era




The bold banner headline announces: "MUSSOLINI OUT" with: "King Takes Over Command of Army; Marshal Badoglio Appointed Premier" and various subheads. Great for display.

Complete with all 3 sections (32 pages), light toning along central fold a... See More  

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$52.00
681450

Lincoln accepts his re-nomination to the Presidency...

Item #681450

June 29, 1864

NEW YORK HERALD, June 29, 1864 



* Abraham Lincoln nomination

* 2nd term as president

* Civil War reporting




Page 4 has a somewhat inconspicuous--yet historically significant--report. Under "Miscellaneous News" is a report beginning: "President Lincoln has formally accepted the renomination for the Presidency of the Baltimore Convention...The President says that 'the ... See More  

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$64.00
681448

From this exclusive Long Island community...

Item #681448

June 14, 1879

THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, June 14, 1879 



* Rare high class community title



An uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. 

Various local and national news of the day, plus a great wealth of advertisements. Nev
... See More  

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$37.00
681445

Benjamin Franklin receives an award...

Item #681445
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, November, 1753  Near the back is a small & inconspicuous item reading: "At the anniversary meeting of the Royal Society the prize medal of gold was voted to Ben Franklyn, Esq. of Maryland, for his electrical discoveries."  

Note that not only did they spell his name wrong but they have his home colony wrong.

At the back is the &q... See More  

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$54.00
681443

The new American states struggling with money issues...

Item #681443

June 01, 1787

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1787  Included near the back is nearly half a page headed: "American News" which begins: "The present state of America is rather to be deplored than envied..." concerning its financial situation, including; "...America, like every other rising state, must have much to struggle with before it can arrive at opulence...".

Inc... See More  

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$32.00
681440

The World Trade Center Tragedy...

Item #681440

September 11, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept 11, 2006  



* 5th year anniversary of 9/11



The coverage begins on the front page with: "Moving Ahead, Guardedly" with the subheading, "9/11 Has Changed Few Lives".  Coverage continues on pages 10-11 with: "Bush Tours Twin Towers Site" and "Everything Changed, Nothing Changed".

Complete and in good condition.... See More  

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$75.00
681439

Review & premiere "The 'Burbs" & "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure...

Item #681439

February 17, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Feb. 17, 1989



* Best "The 'Burbs" "Bill & Ted Excellent Adventure"

* Grand Opening Day movie premieres & reviews

* American black  & science fiction comedy films




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hits "The 'Burbs" & "Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure" and perhaps no better is... See More  

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681436

Poona Act agreement... Mahatma Gandhi...

Item #681436

September 27, 1932

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 27, 1932 



* Poona Act agreement settled - India

* Mohandas Gandhi - The Mahatma 

* Six day fasting - hunger strike ends



The front page has a five column heading: "India Celebrates Gandhi's Victory" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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$40.00
681433

1865 State of the Union Address on reconstruction....

Item #681433

December 06, 1865

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 6, 1865



* President Andrew Johnson

* State of the Union Address

* Post-Civil War reconstruction




The top of the 1st column of the front page has a one column heading: "MESSAGE of the President Of The United States To The Two Houses Of Congress...." Text of the address takes up 5 columns, all on the front page and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.

Comple... See More  

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$38.00
681426

3rd ever New York Yankees World Series game...

Item #681426

October 07, 1921

THE BETHLEHEM TIMES, Penn. October 7, 1921



* New York Yankees 3rd ever World Series game

* Babe Ruth's second year w/ Yanks vs. Giants

* Early, same day first report




The front page has a nice banner headline: "GIANTS TAKE THIRD GAME OF WORLD'S SERIES" with subheads, aerial view of the stadium and box scores. (see) This was game 3 of the 1921 World Series.

Sixteen pages,... See More  

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$44.00
681422

Everett, Massachusetts Beacon Oil Explosion...

Item #681422

February 11, 1928

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Mass., February 11, 1928



* Everett, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

* Beacon Oil Company plant explosion & fire




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "2 MORE VICTIMS OF EVERETT EXPLOSION; TOTAL DEAD, 12" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the Beacon Oil Company plant explosion and fire disaster at Everett, Massachusetts.

Complete wit... See More  

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681421

1918 New York Yankees team of pitchers...

Item #681421

April 11, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 11, 1918



* New York Yankees baseball

* 1918 pitching recruits photo




Page 11 has a three column photo headed: "Yanks Hope To Find Winners In This Sturdy Bunch" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as... See More  

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681412

1918 Batte of Mount Kemmel...

Item #681412

April 26, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 26, 1918



* Second Battle of Kemmel

* Battle of the Lys - Ypres

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a nice banner headline: "HUNS WIN MT. KEMMEL" with subhead. (see) Small library label affects the headline.  (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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681411

1918 Norman, Oklahoma state hospital fire disaster...

Item #681411

March 19, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 19, 1918



* Daylight savings time bill

* President Woodrow Wilson

* United States adopts into law




The front page has a one column heading: "President Signs Measure Moving Clacks Aheads One Hour" with text. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fra... See More  

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681410

1918 Norman, Oklahoma state hospital fire disaster...

Item #681410

April 10, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 10, 1918



* American athlete Jim Thorpe photo

* Carlisle Indians football fame

* Tries out New York Giants baseball




Page 11 has a two column photo of Jim Thorpe with heading: "Jim Thorpe Sure Is a Persevering Guy" with text. (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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681409

1918 Norman, Oklahoma state hospital fire disaster...

Item #681409

April 13, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, April 13, 1918



* Operation Michael

* German Spring Offensive

* World War I - WWI




The front page has a six column heading: "Thirty-Six Children Meet Death In Big Fire" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

... See More  

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681405

Kit Carson defeats the Navajo Indians...

Item #681405

September 04, 1863

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Sept. 4, 1863 



* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians



The bkpg. has a rather small report headed: "Defeat of Indians by Kit Carson" with the report from Albuquerque, New Mexico, giving the details of a victorious battle over the Navape [sic Navajo] Indians. See photo for details.

Rarely is the famed explorer & scout K... See More  

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$29.00
681404

President John Adams' reply... Bonaparte's expedition...

Item #681404

April 10, 1799

MASSACHUSETTS SPY, OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, April 10, 1799  Page 2 has an address of the North Carolina legislature to the President expressing their concerns about the situation with France, with his reply signed in type: John Adams. Other news of the day includes: "Bonaparte's Expedition" "Army Of Italy" "Ireland" and more. The back page has 7 illustrated a
... See More  

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$37.00
681400

Yorktown, Fort Macon, Corinth, & more...

Item #681400

May 05, 1862

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, May 5, 1862  Among the page 2 & 4 column heads on the Civil War are: "Evacuation of Yorktown" "Bombardment of Fort Macon" "Great News From The Peninsula" "The Enemy's Guns & Camp Equipage Captured" "Capture of a Rebel Vessel Laden with Arms" "News from Corinth" and much more
... See More  

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681399

Very significant baseball print...

Item #681399

July 01, 1865

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, July 1, 1865  Perhaps the best & most desired print is the very nice half page vertical print captioned: "Grand Match Between the Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia, & the Resolute Club of Brooklyn, N.Y....at the Union Ground, Brooklyn.". This shows a baseball game in progress, including the full panorama of the field ... See More  

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681398

Indictments for the "Black Sox" World Series scandal...

Item #681398

March 26, 1921

THE NORWICH SUN, Norwich, New York, March 26, 1921 



* Chicago Black Sox World Series scandal

* Indictments against players




The top of the ftpg. has a two line, 2 column head: "144 Indictments Are Returned Against White Sox Players" concerning the throwing of the 1919 Baseball World Series by the Chicago White Sox, known as the "Black Sox" scandal. See the photos for... See More  

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681393

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

Item #681393

March 21, 1918

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 21, 1918



* Operation Michael

* German Spring Offensive

* World War I - WWI




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

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681392

First Woman to fly the Atlantic...

Item #681392

June 04, 1928

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Mass., June 4, 1928 



* Woman aviator Amelia Earhart
* About to make history

* Airplane "Friendship" - 1st stage flight




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 five column headline: "THE FRIENDSHIP HOPS OFF FOR TREPASSEY ... See More  

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681389

Shoeless Joe Jackson reinstatement denied in 1934...

Item #681389

January 20, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, January 20, 1934



* Shoeless Joe Jackson

* Chicago Black Sox fame

* Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis




The front page has a banner headline: "Landis Turns Down Joe Jackson's Plea for Reinstatement" with subheads. (see)

Complete with 20 pages, light toning at the margins, irregular along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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681388

1993 Ruth Bader Ginsburg nomination...

Item #681388

June 15, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Washington Edition, June 15, 1993



* Ruth Bader Ginsburg nominated

* United States Supreme Court nomination

* Appointed by President Bill Clinton




The top of the front page has a nice headline: "Clinton Picks Moderate Judge Ruth Ginsburg for High Court" with various subheads and photo showing Ginsburg with Bill Clinton. Lengthy first reports continue inside.

Co... See More  

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$139.00
681387

1898 USS Maine explosion investigation...

Item #681387

March 15, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, March 15, 1898



* re. USS Maine sinking disaster

* Explosion declared adversarial

* Spanish-American War prelude

* Havana Harbor, Cuba




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "OUTSIDE EXPLOSION" with subheads. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are... See More  

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681379

Harrt Thaw suicide attempt in 1917...

Item #681379

January 11, 1917

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 11, 1917



* Harry Thaw's suicide attempt

* Stanford White murderer




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "THAW ATTEMPTS TO END LIFE" 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. Ra... See More  

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681378

Art Blakey Obituary... Black American jazz drummer...

Item #681378

October 17, 1990

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Oct.17, 1990



* Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey



Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small photo. A portion of the text includes: "Born in Pittsburgh where he toiled in the steel mills by day while listening  to the Early Hines and Dick Stabile bands on the radio at nigh... See More  

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681377

1910 World Series of baseball... Chicago Cubs...

Item #681377

October 22, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Oct. 22, 1910



* Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs

* World Series of baseball (GAME 4)




The front page has a nice banner headline: "CHICAGO WINS 4TH GAME; 10 INNINGS" with subheads and inning by inning description. This was the only game the Chicago Cubs won. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. ... See More  

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681376

First report of the 'Bloody Benders' murders discovery...

Item #681376

May 12, 1873

NEW YORK TIMES, May 12, 1873 



* Bloody Benders

* Cherry Vale, Kansas

* Corpses discovered




The front page has first report coverage of the "Bloody Benders" with the discovery of their victims.

Small one column headings read: "A Murderers' Den" "Eight Mangled Bodies Unearthed in the Cellar of a Deserted Cabin in Kansas" A very early report on the disco... See More  

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681374

The Bloody Benders located in 1901 ?...

Item #681374

July 24, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 24, 1901



* Bloody Benders - murderers

* Cherry Vale, Kansas

* Identified in Colorado ?




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BENDER FAMILY" with subheads that include: "Identification of the Famous Kansas Murderers" and more. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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681373

1874 Bloody Benders... John Bender arrested ?...

Item #681373

April 10, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1874



* Bloody Benders - serial killers

* John Bender arrested ?

* Mormons - Salt Lake City




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE BLOODTHIRSTY BENDERS" "Probable Arrest of the Kansas Murderers in Utah" "The Fugitive Family Hid in the Mountains" and more. (see) Nice reporting here.

Other news of the day. Complete with al... See More  

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681370

Wolfgang von Trips' Italian Grand Prix death...

Item #681370

September 11, 1961

THE DETROIT NEWS, Sept. 11, 1961



* Wolfgang von Trips "Taffy" killed

* German race car racing driver

* Italian Grand Prix disaster




The bottom of the front page of the sport's section has a four column heading: "Monza Tragedy Stirs Protest" with caption: "Driver Von Trips, 13 Spectators Killed" with small photo of Trips. (see)

Complete with 40 pages, smal... See More  

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681369

Babe Ruth's first game as a Yankee...

Item #681369

April 15, 1920

THE DAY, New London, Connecticut, April 15, 1920



* Babe Ruth makes his Yankees debut

* MLB - Major League Baseball




The top of page 9 has a brief & inconspicuous mention of the game in which Babe Ruth made his first appearance as a New York Yankee, it being an inauspicious beginning with the top of the column reading: "Babe Ruth, the $150,00 wonder muffed a fly and the lowly Athlet... See More  

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681366

Pancho Villa Threatens El Paso, Texas...

Item #681366

December 17, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Dec. 17, 1915



* Pancho Villa crosses the Mexican border

* Threatened attack on El Paso, Texas




The front page has a banner headline: "VILLA THREATENS EL PASO" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper. Rare as suc... See More  

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681360

Ol' Rip the Horned Toad... Chicago gangland wars...

Item #681360

January 20, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 20, 1929



* Ol' Rip the Horned Toad death - lizard

* Eastland, Texas Courthouse - entombed animal

* Chicago gangland wars - gangsters - underworld




The front page has a small one column heading within inset: "Toad That Set Scientists By the Ears Dies in Texas" (see)

Page 16 has a one column heading: "CHICAGO GANG WARS KILL 125 IN 9 YEARS" ... See More  

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681358

One of the less common titles of the late 19th century...

Item #681358

January 01, 1883

THE WASHINGTON WORLD, Washington, D.C., 1883  See the photo for the very nice masthead engraving which includes a print of the Capitol building. Although the content seems to be wide-ranging, there also seems to be content relating to the military & government.

Four pages, browned at the margins, somewhat fragile so it must be handled carefully, otherwise in very nice condition.

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$28.00
681357

Peace comes to Major League Baseball... Landis is the first Commissioner...

Item #681357

January 12, 1921

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Jan. 12, 1921  The top of the sports page has a notable one column headline: "Minor Leagues Vote Approval Of Agreement".

Landis was just named the first commissioner of Major League Baseball a few months prior. The article begins: "Organized baseball in the United States yesterday virtually was brought under the control of Federal Judge Ke... See More  

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681356

A graphically appealing Presidential state-of-the-union address...

Item #681356

December 06, 1921

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE, Pennsylvania, Dec. 6, 1921  Presented much better than typically found, the front page features President Warren Harding's state-of-the-union address for 1921.

The 3-line banner headline: "HARDING SUGGESTS LEGISLATION THAT HE HOPES WILL HASTEN ERA OF PROSPERITY...". The middle of the page, in much wider columns, is the: "Annual Message of President Har... See More  

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681354

Harry J. Brooks.. Airplane crash in ocean...

Item #681354

February 26, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1928



* Aviator Harry J. Brooks

* Ford Flivver airplane

* Detroit to Miami flight disaster




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "BROOKS DOWN IN SEA IN 'FLIVVER' PLANE; SEARCH FOR HIM VAIN" with subheads. (See)

Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, light toning at the margins, generally nice.

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681351

Best Detroit Lions win NFL football championship...

Item #681351

December 30, 1957

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 30, 1957



* Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Browns

* NFL Football Championship Game

* Best publication to be had ? (rare)




The top of page 26 has a banner headline: "Lion Capture Pro Football Title, Sending Browns to Their Worst Defeat" with subheads, stats and related photos.

Complete with 40 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.... See More  

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681350

Babe Ruth Photo 3 Home Runs in 1933...

Item #681350

July 10, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 10, 1933



* Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs

* New York Yankees baseball


* Late in his career


The top of page 20 has a one column heading: "RUTH HITS THREE HOMERS; YANKS TRIUMPH TWICE" with subhead, small photo of Ruth and box scores.

Complete with 30 pages, rag edition in nice condition.
... See More  

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681349

Very first issue of a newspaper from Berkeley...

Item #681349

February 02, 1905

BERKELEY ADVANCE, California, Feb. 2, 1905 



* Vol. 1 No. 1 issue



This is the volume one, number one issue. Nearly half of the front page is taken up with a report on the purpose of the paper.

Tabloid size, 8 pages, mild wear.

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681346

Early for color newspaper pages...

Item #681346

February 13, 1898

LE PETIT JOURNAL [The Little Newspaper]--Supplement, Paris, France, Feb. 13, 1898  This was a quite successful conservative, daily newspaper published from 1863 to 1944. Beginning in 1884 they did a weekly "Supplement" famous for their color lithograph front and back pages.

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

Complete... See More  

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$17.00
681343

Ruth slams 3 homers in one World Series game...

Item #681343

October 07, 1926

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL, Pennsylvania, Oct. 7, 1926



* Babe Ruth hits 3 home runs

* World Series of baseball

* New York Yankees




 In the annals of World Series history one of the outstanding events remains Babe Ruth hitting three home runs in the fourth game of the 1926 World Series. That event is reported in this issue.

Of significance--and not commonly found--is the great front page c... See More  

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681342

Lincoln's assassination: John Wilkes Booth on the front page...

Item #681342

April 29, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 29, 1865



* Famous Abraham Lincoln assassination issue

* The same issue (title and date) found in the time capsule under the (former) statue of Robert E. Lee on Dec. 28, 2021




The front page has a large and dramatic illustration of "J. Wilkes Booth" plus a lengthy article headed: 'The Murder Of The President' making this a nice display is... See More  

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681331

The kidnapping case of ten year-old heiress Margaret McMath...

Item #681331

May 04, 1933

DAILY RECORD, Boston, May 4, 1933  The entire front page and much of pages 2, 3 & 4 are taken up with the kidnapping of ten year-old heiress Margaret McMath on Cape Cod. It was the sensation of the day which captured national attention much the same way the similar Lindbergh baby kidnapping did the year prior. Boston being the closest major city to Cape Cod, it is not surprising much cont... See More  

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681330

Battle of Fort Meigs...

Item #681330

May 26, 1813

NEW-YORK HERALD, May 26, 1813  Beginning on the front page and taking over half of page 3 are various fine & detailed accounts of the siege of Fort Meigs.

A British force under Brigadier-General Henry Procter failed to capture Fort Meigs, but they did win a victory over an American relief force. Work on building Fort Meigs began after the American defeat at Frenchtown in January of 1813,... See More  

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

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