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689333

Serena Williams 1st Grand Slam victory in 1999...

Item #689333

September 12, 1999

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 12, 1999



* American professional tennis player Serena Williams

* First Major Grand Slam title - US Open Women's singles




The front page has a three column color photo with small heading: "Openly Joyful" the front page of the sport's section has a four headline: "Williams' Crown Is Open and Shout Case" with subhead and another related p... See More  

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689332

1937 New London, Texas School Explosion...

Item #689332

March 19, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, March 19, 1937



* New London, Texas school explosion



The front page has a great banner headline headline: "670 TEXAS SCHOOL CHILDREN AND TEACHERS KILLED IN BLAST!" with various subheads and related photo. Nice for display. Much more on pages 2 & 3.

Complete with all 36 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, small library stamp within a subh... See More  

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689323

Wilbur Wright... another record...

Item #689323

October 17, 1908

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 17, 1908 



* Wilbur Wright Brothers flight

* Edith Ogilby Berg - Woman

* 1st American female passenger




The prime feature would be the page 6 the heading: "Wilbur Wright Fulfills the Conditions of His Contract with the French Syndicate" with "At dusk the same evening (October 3) Mr. Wright with Franz Reichel of the Figaro as passenger, ... See More  

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689322

1929 occupation of Haiti... U.S. Marines...

Item #689322

December 08, 1929

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, Dec. 8, 1929



* United States occupation of Haiti

* United States Marine Corps

* Aux - Les Cayes massacre




The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLANES, TROOPS GO TO HAITI" with subheads. Two related photos are on page 2.

Complete 1st sections only with all 28 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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689321

Angel Makers of Nagyrév, Hungary... Witches...

Item #689321

December 09, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Dec. 9, 1929



* Angel Makers of Nagyrévm Hungary

* Witches - husband murders trials begin




The top of page 10 has a one column heading: "40 'WITCH' WIVES FACE TRIAL FOR HUSBAND MURDER" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 42 pages, rag edition in great condition.

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689318

1989 iconic Michael Jordan's "The Shot" photo...

Item #689318

May 09, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 9, 1989



* Michael Jordan's "The Shot" iconic photo

* Chicago Bulls folklore - NBA basketball




The top of page 7 of the sport's section of the May 9th issue has the iconic photo showing Jordan just after "The Shot", a buzzer beater shot by Jordan that gave the Bulls a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (see)

Complete with 70+ pages, great... See More  

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689314

1930 Green Bay Packers 1st loss in 23 games....

Item #689314

November 17, 1930

SECTION II (sports) of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Nov. 17, 1930



* Green Bay Packers

* NFL football - Cardinals

* 1st loss in 23 games




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "PACKERS LOSE TO CARDS, 13-6, AFTER 22 WINS" with subheads and lineups.

Complete section II only with 12 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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689313

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1683...

Item #689313

February 28, 1683

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Feb. 28, 1683



* 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, measuri... See More  

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689312

2011 Super Outbreak... tornadoes...

Item #689312

April 29, 2011

LOS ANGELES TIMES, April 29, 2011



* 2011 Super Outbreak

* Many tornadoes disaster

* Alabama & much more




The front page has a column photo with headline: "South digs out as storm toll rises" with subhead. (see) More on pages 14 & 15.

Complete with all sections (70+ pages), great condition.

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689311

1934 professional wrestling match...

Item #689311

August 21, 1934

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Aug. 21, 1934



* Jim Londos "The Golden Greek" w/ photo

* Early professional wrestling



The front page of this section has a three column photo with heading: "A Few Grunts Short Of Victory" Also a one column heading: "LONDOS THROWS GARIBALDI AFTER ROUGH BATTLE" with subhead. (see)

Complete section II only wi... See More  

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689310

1929 Elba, Alabama flood...

Item #689310

March 15, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1929



* Elba, Alabama flood (1st report)

* Pea River & Whitewater Creek




The front page has a six column heading: "4,000 in Alabama town Periled by Flood" with subhead (see). First report coverage on the devastating flood that hit Elba, Alabama. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Complete wit... See More  

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689308

Gehrig ends his 2,130 game streak...

Item #689308

May 03, 1939

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, May 3, 1939 



* re. Lou Gehrig's games played streak ends

* New York Yankees - Major league baseball




The front page of the sport's section (page 29) has an editorial with one column heading: "Gehrig Still Hopeful Of Return" with subhead. (see) Nice to have in this New York City publication.

Complete in 40 pages, light toning & minor wear... See More  

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689307

1961 Adolph Eichmann photos...

Item #689307

April 06, 1961

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, April 6, 1961



* Adolph Eichmann 1st photos in prison

* Architect of the holocaust


* Nazi SS Colonel




The ftpg. has a 3 column photo headed: "First Photo Of Eichmann In Cell" Two more related photos are on the back page. (see)

Complete in 40+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

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689306

Lincoln's Baltimore speech... Rare speech given outside of D.C.!

Item #689306

April 19, 1864

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, NY, April 19, 1864 



* President Abraham Lincoln - Lecture on Liberty

* Address at Sanitary Fair in Baltimore. Maryland




The most noteworthy content is found on page 4 under the heading: "The Baltimore Fair" which includes excerpts and commentary regarding President Lincoln's Speech in Baltimore, it being one of only three speeches he gave outside of... See More  

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689305

The murder of Jennie Cramer... The arrest of Blanche Douglass...

Item #689305

August 07, 1881

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 13, 1881



* The murder of Jennie E. Cramer

* "The Elm City Tragedy" - New Haven's "Beautiful Victim"

* Blanche Douglass arrested




The front page has the single-column heading: "THE DEAD NEW HAVEN GIRL", with subheading: "A Warrant Issued For The Arrest Of The Douglass Woman", followed by additional details (see photos). T... See More  

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689304

Prohibition starts in America in 1920....

Item #689304

January 17, 1920

THE CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, January 17, 1920.



* Prohibition starts in United States

* No more beer or liquor (key date)

* From the city where crime would arise

* Best publication to be had ? (very rare)




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "NATIONAL PROHIBITION IN FORCE" with subheads. (see) Unfortunately a little wear along the right margin causes some text l
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689303

1963 JFK funeral.. Oswald shot...

Item #689303

November 25, 1963

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE, Penn., November 25, 1963



* John F. Kennedy funeral w/ photos.

* Lee Harvey Oswald




The front page has a banner headline: "A Saddened Nation Says Goodbye" with subhead and 3 related photos. Also a three column heading: "Oswald Killed In Dallas Jail" (see)

Complete 1st section only with 12 pages, minor creasing, nice condition. ... See More  

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689302

1931 Prussian Landtag referendum...

Item #689302

August 10, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Aug. 10, 1931



* Prussian Landtag referendum fails

* Nazi & Communist parties - party

* Berlin, Germany riots




The front page has a banner headline: "ROUT BERLIN REDS; 16 KILLED" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related photo is on the back page.

Complete with all 32 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.... See More  

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689301

St. Valentine's Day Massacre investigation in a Chicago newspaper...

Item #689301

March 08, 1929

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 8, 1929



* St. Valentine's Day Massacre investigations

* George 'Bugs' Moran & Al 'Scarface' Capone

* Best publication to be had - very rare as such




The top of page 6 has a six column heading: "New York Police Join in Massacre Quiz; Link Chicago Gunmen with Gotham Killings" (see) Such reports are probably only reported in a Chic... See More  

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689299

Muhammad Ali title fight in 1966...

Item #689299

August 07, 1966

SECTION 5 (sports) only of the New York Times, August 7, 1966



* Muhammad Ali - Cassius Clay

* Heavyweight boxing title match fight

* English boxer Brian London




The top of the front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "CLAY KNOCKS OUT LONDON IN 1:40 OF THIRD ROUND" with subheads and 2 related photos. Great for display. Another banner heading and photo on page 3.

Othe... See More  

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689298

Serial killer Chester Turner 2007 conviction...

Item #689298

May 01, 2007

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 1, 2007



* Chester Turner found guilty

* American serial killer - murderer

* Los Angeles Women victims




The front page has a one column heading: "L.A. man guilty in 11 deaths" with subhead. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Turner in the courtroom. Nice to have in this Los Angeles publication, the location of the murders.

Great condi... See More  

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689296

1900 Robert Charles riots... New Orleans...

Item #689296

July 26, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 26, 1900



* Robert Charles - New Orleans race riots

* Police officers & civilians murdered - Negroes




The top of the page 7 has a one column heading: "New Orleans Killings" 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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689295

Gen. George S. Patton in 1944....

Item #689295

December 02, 1944

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 2, 1944



* General George S. Patton

* World War II - WWII

* Battle of the Bulge prelude




The front page has a banner heading: "Patton Drives Germans Across Saar in Nine Mile Front" with subheads. (see) Coverage of Patton's movements just a few weeks prior to the Battle of the Bulge. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this W... See More  

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689284

re. Jake Lingle's assassination...

Item #689284

April 25, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 25, 1931



* re. Jake Lingle assassination story

* Leo Brothers guilty and in prison

* Chicago Tribune reporter

* Al 'Scarface Capone era - Gangsters

* Best title to be had (very rare as such)

* 21st installment (part)




The top of page 6 has a one column heading: "LINGLE KILLER'S CRIME HISTORY IS TOLD IN FULL" with subheads and related photo. ... See More  

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689283

John Dillinger's toy gun escape HOAX...

Item #689283

December 22, 1934

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 22, 1934 



* Bank robber John Dillinger

* Crown Point, Indiana Jail

* Famous wooden gun escape a hoax ?




The front page has a two column heading: "Dillinger Bride Story Blasts Theory of Toy Gun Escape". (see) This was one of the most famous escapes from a jail in United States history. Dillinger was killed a few months earlier.

Complete with 24 pages, r... See More  

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689282

Mormonism & polygamy debate in 1870.......

Item #689282

August 08, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 8, 1870



* Mormonism - polygamy ? - Mormons

* Orson Pratt-John Philip Newman debate




The top of the back page has one column headings: "THE MORMONS AND POLYGAMY" "Dr. Newman Notifies Brigham Young That He Has Girded Up His Loins" which includes correspondences between Newman and Young. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with all 8 pages, toni... See More  

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689281

An attack near Ninety-Six, South Carolina...

Item #689281

January 22, 1782

THE ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE, London, Jan. 22, 1782  



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century

* From The Enemy




The year before the treaty ending the Revolutionary War was ratified. A wealth of news reports of the day but I do not find anything noteworthy concerning America.

Each is complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, handsome engraving in the masthead, red tax stamp on the... See More  

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689280

1931 Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement...

Item #689280

February 05, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 5, 1931



* Cimarron opening day (eve) advertisement

* pre-Code epic Western film - movie

* First to win Academy Award for Best Picture

* Richard Dix and Irene Dunne




Pages 10 & 11 has a terrific duo tone advertisement for the movie "Cimarron" for it's opening day (eve). A printing flaw somewhat affects this ad. (see) This film was the first ... See More  

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689279

1931 Carroll Show raided for obsenity...

Item #689279

February 14, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 14, 1931



* Earl Carroll show raided by police

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAID CARROLL SHOW, 28 GIRLS" with subheads. Nice for display. Two related photos are on the back page.

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689277

Albert Einstein leaves America...

Item #689277

March 19, 1933

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., March 19, 1933



* Albert Einstein goes back to Europe

* Escaping Adolph Hitler & Third Reich



Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Einstein Answers Barrage Of Questions Ere Sailing" with subhead. (see) He would go back to Europe for a short time before coming back to America to escape persecution by the Nazis.

Complete 1st se... See More  

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689275

1962 George Lincoln Rockwell...

Item #689275

August 12, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 12, 1962



* George Lincoln Rockwell

* American Nazi Party leader

* White supremacists - Neo-Nazis  




The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Publicity Hunter No. 1" with subhead: "Nazi Party Boss Considered a Joke by U.S." (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 24 pages, small binding holes along the spine/1st column, 2 li... See More  

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689274

2nd 1965 march... Selma to Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #689274

March 10, 1965

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 10, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery, Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.

* 2nd march try - failure




The front page has a banner heading: "Selma Issues 'Halt-March' Ultimatum" with subhead. (see)

Complete with 34 pages, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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689273

1930 World Series... Baseball...

Item #689273

October 07, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, October 7, 1930



* Philadelphia Athletics vs. St. Louis Cardinals

* World Series of baseball (game 5) next to last



The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "FOXX'S HOMER IN 9TH BEATS CARDINALS, 2-0" with subheads and box scores. More on the next page.

Complete section II with 20 pages, rag edition in very... See More  

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689272

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

Item #689272

August 10, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Aug. 10, 1984



* Best "Red Dawn" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Patrick Swayze and Charlie Sheen

* Very first PG-13 rating released in the U.S.

* Also premieres of "Cloak & Dagger" & "The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai"




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Red Dawn" and... See More  

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689271

1929 death of actress Lillie Langtry...

Item #689271

February 12, 1929

QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass., February 12, 1929 



* Lillie Langtry death 

* British actress "The Jersey Lily" 



Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "'Jersey Lily,' Noted Beauty, Dead In Europe" See image for very brief text here.

Complete with 12 pages, light toning at the margins, binding slits along the spine, generally very ... See More  

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689270

1965 Martin Luther King Jr...

Item #689270

October 06, 1965

DETROIT FREE PRESS, Oct. 6, 1965



* Martin Luther King Jr. civil rights rally

* Crawfordville , Taliaferro co., Georgia

* re. desegregation in Southern schools




The top of page 10 column heading: "King Enters Georgia School Row" with lead-in: "Threatens March On Capital" and photo. (see)

Complete with 30+ pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, generally very nice.... See More  

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689269

Selma to Montgomery march in 1965....

Item #689269

March 26, 1965

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., March 26, 1965



* Selma to Montgomery AL Alabama

* Martin Luther King Jr.


* Viola Liuzzo murder



The front page has a three column heading: "4 Held In Ala. Murder" with lead-in: "KKK Men Charged With Woman's Death-" (see) This was the 3rd and final try which ended in success.

Complete with all 22 pages, small binding holes along the spine, ... See More  

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689267

John Anderson the fugitive slave... "headsman of the Tower" will not be replaced...

Item #689267

March 09, 1861

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, March 9, 1861  “The Fugitive Anderson” on page 3 is about John Anderson, the famous fugitive slave who escaped to Canada evading the pursuit of bounty hunters. While on the run he killed a farmer who intended to legally recapture Anderson and send him back into his master’s custody. Anderson lived and worked in Canada West from 1854 to A... See More  

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Added to Catalog #321 after the original version went to print. It is only available on-line.

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689266

Capture of the outlaw Frank James...

Item #689266

October 15, 1876

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 15, 1876 



* Jesse James Gang

* Outlaw Frank captured




The top of page 4 has column heads including: "FRANK JAMES" "The Notorious Outlaw in the St. Louis Calaboose" "The Police of This City Effect the Capture in a Creditable Manner" "Frank Denies His Identity as a James boy--But He is Certainly the Northfield Robber Wounde... See More  

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689265

1930 Golden Gloves boxing...

Item #689265

March 20, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 20, 1930



* U.S. Intercity Golden Gloves Championships

* Chicago Stadium - amateur boxing titles




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "GOLDEN GLOVES CROWD SETS WORLD RECORD" with subheads and photos of victors. (see) More related photos are on the back page.

Complete section II only with 24 pages, ... See More  

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689264

1930 Chicago gangland war in full swing...

Item #689264

February 27, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Feb. 27, 1930



* Crime laid to ban on beer, liquor

* Chicago gangland wars

* Al 'Scarface' Capone era

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The front page has a six column heading concerning the gangland wars in Chicago that reads: "Collins Lays Chicago Crime to Dry Law" with subheads. Related photo is on the ba... See More  

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689263

1930 Al 'Scarface' Capone..

Item #689263

June 20, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 20, 1930



* Al 'Scarface' Capone contempt of court ?

* Chicago gangland wars

* Prohibition & great depression

* Best title to be had - rare as such




The top of page 5 has a one column heading: "CAPONE ADMITS AN ERROR IN HIS COURT EVIDENCE" with subhead. (see)

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

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689261

1930 Wild Mary Sudik oil well blowout...

Item #689261

March 30, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, March 30, 1930



* Wild Mary Sudik No. 1

* Oklahoma City gusher

* Oil well blowout photo




The top of page 9 has a two column photo headed: "Oil Gusher Defies Captivity" with brief text. (see)

Complete 1st section only with all 26 pages, rag edition in very nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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689246

1925 Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators...

Item #689246

October 12, 1925

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 12, 1925 



* Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Senators 

* World Series of baseball (game 4)




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "WASHINGTON WINS; JOHNSON SHUTS OUT PITTSBURGH 4 TO 0" with subheads. (see) Much more in the sport's section (pages 26 & 27) with headlines, photos and stats. Loads of text here. First report c... See More  

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689244

Rare 1708 Daniel DeFoe periodical...

Item #689244

November 27, 1708

A REVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE BRITISH NATION, London, Nov. 27, 1708 



* Rare Daniel Defoe periodical

* Early 18th century original




From research done by the prestigious London rare book firm of Pickering & Chatto, this is: "...one of Daniel Defoe's greatest, but least known, works. The Review covered his many interests, both literary and historical. It had a tiny original pr... See More  
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689242

Vladimir Putin becomes president of Russia...

Item #689242

May 08, 2012

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 8, 2012



* Vladimir Putin inauguration

* Becomes president of Russia




Page 3 has a five column heading: "Putin takes the presidential oath" with 2 related photos. (see) One of the photos show a prisoner behind for protesting the inauguration of Putin. Sound familiar ?

Complete with all sections (48 pages), great condition.... See More  

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689241

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

Item #689241

January 09, 1929

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, January 9, 1929 



* Rehmeyer's (Hex) Hollow Murder

* York, Pennsylvania - John Blymire




The top of page 8 has an two column heading: "Shades of Insane Voodoo Realm Hem in 'Witch' Trial" with subhead. Also a one column heading: "BLYMYER'S FATHER UNFOLDS CHILLING HISTORY OF FEAR" with subhead. (see)

Complete ... See More  

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689240

1874 death of Charles Sumner....

Item #689240

March 14, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, March 14, 1874 



* Charles Sumner death

* American politician - Massachusetts senator

* Anti-slavery leader - Civil Rights advocate




The top of the page 3 has one column headings: "SUMNER" "Last Honors in Washington to the Dead Senator" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages in nice condition.... See More  

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689239

18th century Baltimore... slavery ads...

Item #689239

May 04, 1796

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, May 4, 1796 



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) slaves related advertisements

* Land for sale along the Potomac River




The full ftpg. is taken up with advertisements including 14 illustrated ship ads. The back page has 2 runaway slave ads. Also a land for sale for the Washington D.C. area. (see)

Four pages, nice condition.... See More  

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689237

One of the more decorative mastheads of the 18th century...

Item #689237

April 30, 1798

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE & UNIVERSAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 30, 1798



* Nice masthead engraving

* 18th century America




If you are looking for a handsome American newspaper of the 1700's which is displayable & priced reasonably, this is one of the best. This title features one of the more decorative mastheads of the era.

Complete in 4 pages, never-trimmed margins, a little light ... See More  

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689236

Great Judaica item... Kristallnacht (1st night)...

Item #689236

November 10, 1938

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, November 10, 1938 



* Crystal Night (Kristallnacht) (1st report)

* Night of Broken Glass - Persecution of Jews

* FRONT LEAF ONLY (pages 1& 2)




On the eve of Armistice Day, Kate Smith sings Irving Berlin's God Bless America for the first time on her weekly radio show while the papers report the news of what was to become known as Kristallnacht, the "ni... See More  

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689234

1947 Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe dedication...

Item #689234

October 20, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 20,



* Warsaw Ghetto Memorial - plot of land dedication

* American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe

* Jewish Holocaust victims killed by Nazis - Germany




Near the bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Cornerstone Set Here for Memorial To 6,000 Jews Killed by Nazis" First report coverage continues on page 6 with related photo. (see) Great... See More  

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689230

Hollywood communists ?....

Item #689230

October 23, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 23, 1947  



* Hollywood under scruntiy 

* Congress inquiry

* Communists - Reds scare ?
 



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "FILM MEN ADMIT ACTIVITY BY REDS; HOLD IT IS FOILED" with subheads (see) A few related photos are on page 3.

Complete with 48 pages, rag edition in nice condition.



wikipedia notes: In October 194... See More  

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689229

1930 Chicago Bears football....

Item #689229

November 28, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, November 28, 1930



* Chicago Bears vs. Cardinals

* NFL National Football League

* Red Grange & Joe Savoldi




The front page of this section has a one column heading: "BEARS DEFEAT CARDINALS, 6-0; SAVOLDI SCORES" with subhead and lineups. (see)

Complete section II only with 10 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few sm... See More  

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$33.00
689227

Reward advertisements for runaway slave & bitch...

Item #689227

January 07, 1793

DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Jan. 7, 1793



* Rare 18th century American title

* Runaway slave & bitch advertisements




The front page is filled with advertisements. News of the day on pages 2 & 3. Page 3 also has a interesting ad for: "Bitch Lost; Fifteen Dollars Reward" which is for a runaway dog.

The bottom of the back page has a advertisement for:... See More  

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689225

The movie "The Sting" preview...

Item #689225

April 22, 1973

PARADE magazine section only of The South Bend Tribune, April 22, 1973



* Paul Newman & Robert Redford

* "The Sting" movie preview

* American caper film




The front page has two photos showing Robert Redford and Paul Newman. Page 19 has a heading: "Newman and Redford Together Again--This Time as Con Men" with 2 more related photos. This movie wouldn't be released u... See More  

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689224

1930 Jimmy McLarnin boxing victory...

Item #689224

March 02, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 2, 1930



* Jimmy McLarnin vs. Sammy Mandell

* Lightweight boxing fight match

* Best publication to be had ?




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "M'LARNIN POUNDS OUT WIN OVER MANDELL" with subheads and 2 related photos. Nice for display. Great to have from the city where it took place.

Complet... See More  

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689223

Bobby Franks murder... trial begins...

Item #689223

August 21, 1924

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE., Aug. 21, 1924 



* Bobby Franks murder trial begins

* Nathan Leopold and Richard Leob




The front page has a banner headline: "NAB NEW FRANKS PLOTTERS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 32 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, more so along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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689222

Battle of Kasserine Pass... Tunisia Campaign...

Item #689222

February 26, 1943

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, EXTRA, February 26, 1943



* Battle of Kasserine Pass - Tunisia Campaign - Africa

* 1st major battle between American & German forces




The front page has a nice headline: "YANKS RECAPTURE THE VITAL KASSERINE PASS" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Related map on page 12. First report coverage on the Battle of Kasserine Pass during the Tunisia Campaig... See More  

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$52.00
689221

1930 Jim Dandy beats Gallant Fox....

Item #689221

August 17, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, Aug. 17, 1930



* Jim Dandy thoroughbred race horse

* Beats Gallant Fox at 100 to 1 odds

* Same year of the triple crown

* Travers Stakes - Saratoga Springs




The front page of this section has a seven column heading: "JIM DANDY, 100 TO 1, BEATS GALLANT FOX IN TRAVERS" with subheads and small photo of the winning jockey. Anothe... See More  

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689220

Joe Louis joins the service...

Item #689220

January 13, 1942

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, January 13, 1942 



* Joe Louis joins U.S. Army

* Heavyweight Boxing Champion



The front page of the sport's section (page 13) has a 4 photo pictorial headed: "Army Puts O. K. On Our Best Bomber" Page 14 has a four column heading: "MARCH BOUT FOR SOLDIER LOUIS" (see)

Complete with 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, s... See More  

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$52.00
689219

1st Chicagoland Music Festival in 1930......

Item #689219

August 24, 1930

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, August 24, 1930



* First Chicagoland Music Festival

* "The Lollapalooza of 1930"

* Chicago's Soldier Field - Illinois




The front page has a banner headline: "150,000 HEAR FEAST OF SONG" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3 with two related photos.

Complete 1st section only with 24 pages in very nice condition. A few ... See More  

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$62.00
689218

1930 Northwestern University swimming...

Item #689218

March 30, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 30, 1930



* Albert Schwartz national swimming record

* Northwestern University Wildcats




The front page of this section has a seven column heading: "NORTHWESTERN WINS NATIONAL COLLEGIATE SWIM" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete section II only with 12 pages, rag edition, a few small binding holes and minor w... See More  

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689217

1930 University if Illinois track & field...

Item #689217

March 16, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, March 16, 1930



* Lee Sentman's World hurdles record

* University of Illinois Fighting Illini

* Track and field competition




The front page of this section has a nice banner headline: "ILLINI HURDLER LOWERS WORLD MARK TWICE" with subheads. (see)

Complete section II only, rag edition, a few small binding holes and minor w... See More  

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689216

Refitting a yacht for continued slave trading...

Item #689216

January 12, 1859

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1859



* The Wanderer (slave ship)



Page 3 has about 1/2 of a column of text headed: "The 'Wanderer' Africans Westward-Bound-Curious Scenes" and more which concerns the yacht Wanderer possibly being involved with the African slave trade.

Other news of the day. Eight pages, nice condition.

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689207

German language newspaper from Harrisburg...

Item #689207

October 11, 1832

HARRISBURGER MORGENROTHE, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 11, 1832 



* Rare publication

* German language newspaper




A quite scarce newspaper for the German speaking community in the Harrisburg area, printed entirely in the German language. Gregory's "Union List of American Newspapers" notes that only the Pennsylvania State Library has a reasonable run of this title, two oth... See More  

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$47.00
689104

18th century runaway slave ads...

Item #689104

May 03, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, May 3, 1798



* Rare 18th century American title

* (2) Slavery advertisements




Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. The capital of the United States was in Philadelphia at this time while the District of Columbia was under construction. Contains news of the day with several advertisements including two slavery related, one on t... See More  

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689103

Walter Eckersall death... Tribune sport's writer...

Item #689103

March 25, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, March 25, 1930



* Walter Eckersall death (1st report)

* University of Chicago Maroons football

* Sport's writer of this publication




The front page of this section has a banner headline: "HEART ATTACK TAKES WALTER ECKERSALL" with subheads and photo. Two more photos are on the back page.

Complete section II only with 20 pa... See More  

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689102

H.H. Holmes arrested... 1st U.S. serial killer...

Item #689102

November 30, 1894

BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, November 30, 1894



* re. H.H. Holmes arrest

* Herman Webster Mudgett

* 1st U.S. serial killer




The front page has a brief article with small heading: "Pitezel Is In South America" with subhead. (see) Brief coverage on the recent arrest and indictment of H.H. Holmes, America's 1st serial killer.

Complete with all 10 pages, light toning, generally nice... See More  

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$42.00
689101

1914 World War I beginning...

Item #689101

July 29, 1914

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, July 29, 1914



* World War I beginning

* Austria - Serbia & more

* "War to end all wars"




The front page has a nice banner headline in red lettering: "AUSTRO-HUNGARY INVADERS ARE BOMBARDMENT SERVIAN CAPITAL" with various subheads. (see) Nice for display. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp"... See More  

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689100

1933 Griffith Park fire... Los Angeles...

Item #689100

October 04, 1933

LOS ANGELES RECORD, October 4, 1933



* Griffith Park fire

* Firefighters disaster

* Los Angeles, California

* FRONT LEAF ONLY ****




The front page has a great banner headline: "DEAD IN ASHES" and more with subhead & photo. (see) Rare to have in a L.A. publication.

FRONT LEAF ONLY (pages 1 & 2), minor margin wear, nice for display as such.... See More  

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689097

Georges Seurat's masterpiece worth ?....

Item #689097

March 05, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 5, 1930



* French artist Georges Seurat - painting - painter

* A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande




The front page has a one column heading: "Painting Cost $20,000; Now It's $400,000" Facsimile of the painting is on the back page. This painting is now worth a estimated $650 million.

Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in great condition. A... See More  

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$48.00
689096

Gallant Fox wins 1930 Wood Memorial Stakes...

Item #689096

April 27, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Sunday Tribune, April 27, 1930



* Gallant Fox wins Wood Memorial Stakes

* Thoroughbred horse race - Queens, New York

* Year of the triple crown - becoming all time $$$ winner




The front page of this sport's section only has a seven column heading: "Sande Rides Gallant Fox To $10,000 Victory" with subheads. A photo is on page 3. (see)

Com... See More  

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689091

Secretariat wins 1973 triple crown...

Item #689091

June 01, 1973

CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, June 11, 1973



* Secretariat wins the triple crown

* Thoroughbred horse racing

* Belmont Stakes (3 of 3)

* Editorial just 2 days after race




Near the bottom of page 35 is a four column heading: "Secretariat the ultimate!" which is an editorial by horse-racing journalist, David Feldman. Report continues on page 37. Coverage on Secretariat's recent victory at... See More  

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$68.00
689090

Secretariat wins 1973 triple crown...

Item #689090

June 10, 1973

CHICAGO SUN TIMES, June 10, 1973



* Secretariat wins the triple crown

* Thoroughbred horse racing

* Belmont Stakes (3 of 3)




The top of the front page has a headline that reads: "Secretariat wins Triple Crown" with: "Scores smashing 31-length victory in Belmont"

The top of the back page has a nice banner headline: "Secretariat wins Belmont!" two related photos.... See More  

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$215.00
689077

Civil War map shows Maryland & Virginia...

Item #689077

July 22, 1862

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 22, 1862  The front page is dominated by a nice & very detailed Civil War map headed: "The Field Of Gen. Pope's Operations".

Among the ftpg. column heads are: "Return of a Flag of Truce with Sick & Wounded" "Shocking Treatment of Union Prisoners" "Brilliant Cavalry Exploit" "Our Troops Go Within 40 Miles of Richm... See More  

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689075

Wets vs. Drys in 1930 Chicago gangland wars...

Item #689075

March 03, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 3, 1930



* Prohibition era alcohol in gangland Chicago

* Wets vs. Drys and the rise in divorces

* Al "Scarface" Capone era




The front page has a banner headline: "WET REVOLT ALARMS DRYS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the divorce rate being much higher in Chicago than the rest of the country. This was due to the higher use of illegal alcoho... See More  

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689074

Fort McAllister, Georgia CW era map....

Item #689074

February 13, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Feb. 13, 1863  The front page features a nice Civil War map headed: "The Attack On Fort McAllister". Various front page column heads including: "The Department Of The South" "Landing of Gen. Foster's Forces" "Visit to the Interior by the Generals" "The Attack on Fort McAllister" and more. Page 3 has the "Evening Edit... See More  

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$48.00
689073

From the American Riviera...

Item #689073

September 10, 1883

DAILY INDEPENDENT, Santa Barbara, California, Sept. 10, 1883  A volume one issue from this famous West Coast city, known as the "American Riviera". Various news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, lightly toned, archivally rejoined at the spine, nice condition.

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$38.00
689070

Hack Wilson's 1930 famous HR swing photo....

Item #689070

August 31, 1930

SECTION II (sports) only of the Chicago Daily Tribune, Aug. 31, 1930



* Hack Wilson famous home run swing

* Chicago Cubs - MLB baseball game

* Terrific for display




The front page has a section has a great photo of Hack Wilson's famous home run swing when it happened with banner headline: "WILSON'S HOMERS HELP CUBS WHIP CARDS, 16-4" with subheads and box scores. Great for d... See More  

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689068

1972 Bloody Friday by the IRA....

Item #689068

July 22, 1972

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 22, 1972 



* Bloody Friday (1972)

* Provisional IRA car bombings 

* Belfast, Northern Ireland
 



The top of the front page has a one column heading: "British, In A Shift, Search For I.R.A. In Catholic Areas" with subhead and photo. Two more related photos on page 3. (see)

Sixty + pages, light toning along the central fold, nice condition.... See More  

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689067

Albert Einstein honored in NYC... Knute Rockne...

Item #689067

December 13, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 13, 1930



* Professor Albert Einstein

* Given key to the city (NYC)

* Pro-Zionism before rise of Hitler

* New York Giants vs. Norte Dame Fighting Irish

* Charity football game for NYC unemployed

* Knute Rockne's last game (EVE of game)




The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN TO RECEIVE CITY HONORS TODAY" with subheads. (see) Page 25 ... See More  

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689066

From 1850 Greensboro, 11 years before the outbreak of the Civil War...

Item #689066

May 25, 1850

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, (Greensboro), North Carolina, May 25, 1850



* Rare Antebellum publication



Rarely are we able to secure antebellum newspapers from this city.

A typical newspaper of the day with news reports both local and national. Most of the back page is taken up with advertisements, a few of which are illustrated.

Four pages, very condition.... See More  

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$35.00
689065

1931 Joliet Correctional Center riot...

Item #689065

March 15, 1931

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, March 15, 1931



* Joliet Correctional Center

* Illinois State prison riot




The front page has a nice banner headline: "RAGE IN CELLS AFTER RIOT" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. More on the following pages with some related photos.

Complete 1st section with 24 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes along the spine. ... See More  

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689064

Death of James Mason in a L.A. paper...

Item #689064

July 28, 1984

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 28, 1984



* James Mason death (1st report)

* English - Hollywood actor

* Best title to be had ?




The front page has a small photo of Mason with tiny heading: "James Mason Dies" Page 4 of section II has a two column heading: "Versatile Movie Star James Mason, 75, Dies" with related pictorial. (see) Nice to have this death report in a newspaper from ... See More  

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689063

The death of Irish leader Arthur Griffith...

Item #689063

August 13, 1922

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, August 13, 1922



* Arthur Griffith death (1st report)

* Sinn Fein & Dail Eireann leader

* Irish Free State - Ireland




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "GRIFFITH DEATH SHOCKS DUBLIN" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of President of Dail Eireann, Arthur Griffith.

Complete with 50+ pages, light toning and a little wear at t... See More  

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689062

Martin Luther King Jr.... Albany movement...

Item #689062

August 10, 1962

THE DETROIT NEWS, Aug. 10, 1962 

 

* Albany Georgia civil rights rally - prayer

* Civil rights movement - voters' rights

* re. Martin Luther King Jr. arrest and in jail
 



Page 3 of section B has a three column heading: "Dr. King's Wife Plans March as His Trial Starts in Georgia" (see) King would be freed from jail on this day for time served.

Complete with 4... See More  

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689059

Charles Lindbergh breaks transcontinental flight record...

Item #689059

April 21, 1930

QUINCY EVENING NEWS, Mass.,  April 21, 1930



* Aviator Charles Lindbergh & wife

* Transcontinental flight record

* Airplane - aviation - aviator




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Share Flight Honors" with subhead and photo (see)

Complete with 14 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, a few binding slits along the spine, generally good.... See More  

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689058

1st time 2 spacecrafts in space at same time...

Item #689058

August 13, 1962

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, August 13, 1962 



* 2 spacecrafts in orbit for 1st time 

* Vostok III and IV 

* Russian Cosmonauts 



The front page has a banner headline: "Twin Cosmonauts Still Circling Earth" and two related photos. First report coverage on the very first time 2 manned spacecrafts were in orbit at the same time.

Complete with 16 pages, tiny... See More  

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689057

Virgil Kirkland guilty of murder... Gary, Indiana...

Item #689057

March 11, 1931

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 11, 1931



* Virgil Kirkland - psycho for love

* Arlene Gwendolyn Draves murder

* Gary, Indiana High School - Valparaiso trial




The front page has a nice banner headline: "KIRKLAND TO CELL FOR LIFE" with subheads. Nice for display. Some related photos are on the back page.

Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few small binding holes... See More  

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$42.00
689054

1899 B. H. Roberts excluded from Congress...

Item #689054

December 05, 1899

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, Dec. 5, 1899



* B. H. Brigham Henry Roberts

* Mormonism - Mormons leader

* Seat in U.S. Congress ? (polygamy)

* William McKinley's State of the Union




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CASE OF ROBERTS" with subheads. (see)

Ten pages, light toning and and some wear at the margins, should be handled with care.

... See More  

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$42.00
688945

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg case... Four issue set...

Item #688945

June 17, 1953

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts



* Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed

* Russian spies - Atomic bomb

* Electric chair - Sing Sing prison in New York




A set of four consecutive issues dated June 17, 18, 19 & 20, 1953, each with a front page headline concerning the Julius & Ethel Rosenberg espionage case which was of international focus at the time.

The Rosenbergs were American comm... See More  

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$96.00
688936

Thomas Edison invents the phonograph...

Item #688936

December 22, 1877

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 22, 1877 



* Inventor Thomas Edison

* The phonograph invented

* Best title to have this in ?




Page 2 has an extremely significant article headed: The Talking Phonograph" which begins: "Mr. Thomas Edison recently came into our office, placed a little machine on our desk, turned a crank, and the machine inquired as to our health, asked how we ... See More  

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$320.00
688935

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

Item #688935

August 07, 1897

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



* Klondike gold rush

* Hawaiian Islands




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

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$60.00
688934

NYC's catastrophic 23rd Street fire...

Thanksgiving Proclamation by President Johnson...

Item #688934

October 19, 1966

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 19, 1966 



* LBJ's eloquent Thanksgiving Proclamation



Page 39 has the complete text of an absolutely wonderful Thanksgiving Proclamation given by President Lyndon B. Johnson (see images for text). The front page tells of the death of Elizabeth Arden and of the tragic 23rd Street Fire, which claimed the lives of 12 firemen. Until September 11, 2001, it was ... See More  

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$98.00
688932

Death of Jackie Gleason in a L.A. paper...

Item #688932

June 25, 1987

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 25, 1987



* Jackie Gleason death (1st report)

* American film T.V. comedian actor

* "The Honeymooners" Ralph Kramden

* Best title to be had ?




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Jackie Gleason, 'Great One' of Many Talents, Dies at 71" with photo. (see) Reporting continues inside with a "Honeymooners" scen... See More  

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$120.00
688930

Circa 1865 envelope addressed to Governor "Parson" Brownlow...

Item #688930

January 01, 1865

Stamped envelope address to Governor W. G. Brownlow, Knoxville, Tennessee.  The two, red, 3 cent, canceled stamps, a postmark from Brooklyn, New York, circa. 1865, and a penned note to the left side which a previous owner noted is penned in Brownlow's hand, but I have my doubts. In any case a nice envelope addressed to the very controversial "Parson" Brownlow.

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$125.00
688927

From Territorial New Mexico...

Item #688927

January 06, 1893

LAS VEGAS DAILY OPTIC, New Mexico (Territory), Jan. 6, 1893 



* Very early for this state



An uncommon territorial newspaper from 19 years before statehood. The fist column has: "THE CATTLEMEN IN COURT" "The Wyoming Cattlemen Must Lay Aside Their Fire-Arms While in Cheyenne" "Dead-Lock In Colorado" and more.

Four pages, large folio size, archivally rejoined ... See More  

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$58.00
688925

Captain James Cook in the South Pacific... Early balloon flights...

Item #688925
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, September, 1784



* HMS Resolution - Royal Navy

* Captain James Cook

* Third Voyage - Gulf of Alaska

* Early ballooning flight - Montgolfier




This periodical was the first ever to use the word "magazine" in its title.

There is a nice article: "On the General Post Office & Postage of Letters" with a chart of the various rates and ... See More  

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$62.00
688909
Item #688909

February 14, 1880

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWS, February 14, 1880 Full front-page image of De Lesseps and his engineers at Panama before beginning the canal. Coverage continues on pg. 7.

Additionally, pg. 12 has images from the Dakota Territory and Mail Service on the Yellowstone Route during the winter. Also, images of the Annual Reception and festival of Palestine Commandery and the Knights Templar; Opera... See More  

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$50.00
688905

1947 Roswell, New Mexico UFO ?

Item #688905

July 09, 1947

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 9, 1947.



* Flying disk found at Roswell NM ?

* UFO U.F.O. ? New Mexico (1st report)



The front page has a one column heading: "Flying Disk Gives Army Dizzy Whirl" the second paragraph begins with: "The press agent put out an unequivocal announcement that a flying disk had been found on a New Mexico ranch and was in army possession..." Coverage... See More  

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$325.00
688792

Most runs ever in a Major League Baseball game....

Item #688792

August 26, 1922

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, August 26, 1922 



* Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Phillies 

* Most runs in a single game record
 



This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 7: "CUBS AND PHILLIES SMASH TWO RECORDS" "Chicago Team Wins Weird Game in Which 51 Hits Are Made, 26-23" with box scores.



Tells of the game between the Chicago Cubs and Phil... See More  

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$55.00
688677

Working to abolish alcoholic beverages...

Item #688677
YOUNG WOMEN, Chicago, August, 1896  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.

A penned note at the top: "This is our last issue. Consolidated with Union Signal."

Decorative title page, 8 pages, 9 1/2 by 13 inches, irregular at the sp... See More  

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$29.00
688632

Printed at an institution for the criminally insane...

Item #688632

October 01, 1920

THE FARVIEW ECHO, Farview (Waymart), Wayne County, Pennsylvania, October, 1920  This is an interesting four page newspaper published by the "Farview State Hospital" which was for the criminally insane. The issue contains a wide range of various news tidbits and no advertisements.

Measures about 12 1/2 by 17 inches, good condition. An unusual newspaper.

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$26.00
688612

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated...

Item #688612

April 05, 1968

THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC, Phoenix, April 5, 1968



* Martin Luther King Jr. assassination (1st report)

* African American pastor - civil rights leader




The front page has a nice and displayable headline that announces: "MARTIN LUTHER KING SLAIN" with lead in: "Shot to Death in Memphis" and related subheads. (see) More inside with two related photos.

Incomplete issue containing... See More  

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$120.00
688442

Very graphic masthead... Great article on the Bear Flag Revolt...

Item #688442

May 17, 1879

THE PIONEER, San Jose, California, May 17, 1879  The masthead notes: "Devoted To The Interests Of The Pioneers of California And the Resources of the Golden State." The masthead is one of the more graphic we have seen, featuring three vignettes: one of settlers traveling, one of a bear, and another of a detailed mining scene.

The front page has a lengthy & descriptive article: ... See More  

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$76.00
688266

Lincoln is elected!

Item #688266

November 10, 1860

CLEVELAND MORNING LEADER, Ohio, Nov. 10, 1860 



* Abraham Lincoln's election win (1st)



Page 3 has a wonderful & lengthy account of the election returns coming into Springfield, Illinois, where Lincoln was, with reporting on the high level of excitement as the news was received. There are several charts showing election results at various locations.

Page 2 has a report: "New... See More  

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$277.00
688264

Horatio Nelson granted a title of baron for his victory on the Nile...

Item #688264

December 14, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Dec. 14, 1798 



* "Baron" Lord Horatio Nelson

* President John Adams




Page 2 begins with an: "Address To the President of  the United States" from the state of Vermont concerning the troubling relationship with France, followed by his: "Answer" signed: John Adams.

Page 2 also has some follow-up on the B... See More  

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688263

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #688263

April 15, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, April 15, 1778 



* Revolutionary War Tory original

* Rare Pro British issue from America




This was a strongly Tory (supportive of the British cause) newspaper which began in 1775 and closed shop in May of 1778 when the British evacuated Philadelphia.

The front page is entirely taken up with ads including one for a man wh... See More  

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$295.00
688138

Ibn Saud conquers Yemen...

Item #688138

May 04, 1934

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 4, 1934



* King Ibn Saud conquers Yemen

* Saudi-Yemeni War - Saudi Arabia




The bottom of the front page has a two column heading: "Arabian Conquest Threatens Europe's Hold on Near East" with subhead. (see)

Eighteen pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins with some small edge-tears, small library stamp within masthead, but generally good ... See More  

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688078

Beauregard takes command...

Item #688078

October 27, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 27, 1864



* 20 inch Rodman Gun first tested

* John Paul Jones Park - Fort Hamilton

* Brooklyn, New York cannon

* American Civil War




The back page has a very interesting report headed: "The Largest Gun In the World" "Successful Trial of the Twenty-Inch Rodman Gun at Fort Hamilton" (see) This 20-inch version in the largest muzzle loading cannon ever ... See More  

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$57.00
687945

"Extra" edition with Harrison's inaugural address...

Item #687945

March 06, 1841

COURANT--EXTRA, Hartford, Connecticut, March 6, (1841)  An uncommon single sheet "Extra" broadsheet with most of the front page taken up with the: "Inaugural Address or President Harrison" carrying over to page 2.

William Henry Harrison has the dubious distinction of being the first President to die in office, severing the shortest term (31 days) and having delivered the ... See More  

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$78.00
687914

Jefferson's annual message, with mention of Lewis & Clark...

Item #687914

December 11, 1806

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Dec. 1, 1806  Beginning on the front page & concluding on patge 2 is the: "President's "Message" communicated to Congress, it being Jefferson's state-of-the-union address to the nation.

Of significance is some fine mention of the Lewis and Clark expedition which appears on the front page: "...The expedition of Messrs. Lewis and C... See More  

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$395.00
687912

Jefferson's state-of-the-Union address to the Congress...

Item #687912

December 18, 1801

NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, Dec. 18, 1801  Half of page 2 is taken up with the: "President's Message" being Jefferson's first state-of-the-union address.

Interesting that it was not delivered in person but rather was distributed in paper form to members of Congress, with the address prefaced by a letter from the President stating why he chose to do this.

The lengthy add... See More  

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$175.00
687901

Japan bargains for a surrender...

Item #687901

August 10, 1945

BUFFALO EVENING NEWS, Aug. 10, 1945 



* World War II ending

* Japan willing to surrender




The front page has a nice banner healdine: "JAPS ACCEPT SURRENDER IF THEY RETAIN EMPEROR" with subheads and small photo of Hirohito.

Complete with 28 pages, light toning and a little wear along the central fold and spine, nice for display as such.

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$60.00
687859

Defending Edgar Allan Poe... Significant Poe issue...

Item #687859

May 19, 1853

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., May 19, 1853



* Edgar Allan Poe

* "A Rebel Soul"

* Henry Clay Preuss




 Page 2 has almost an entire column taken up with a very notable article headed: "Edgar A. Poe, by Henry Clay Preuss".

As a bit of background, the following from eapoe.org is very helpful:

“In the decade following Poe’s death, periodi
... See More  

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687816

Sam Houston & Jim Bowie...

Item #687816

March 19, 1836

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER Baltimore, March 19, 1836 



* Jim Bowie & Samuel Houston

* Tampico expedition




The front page has a brief item noting: "The people of Texas are divided among themselves, and, it is said, that gen. Samuel Houston and col. James Bowie have been displaced from their commands in the army." Nice to have mention of both Houston & Bowie on the front ... See More  

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687534

H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #687534

July 30, 1895

HELENA EVENING HERALD, Montana, July 30, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago


* America's 1st serial killer



The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "HOLMES' STORY" "The Wholesale Murderer and Insurance Swindler Gives His Version of Pietzel Sr.'s Death" and more. (see) Coverage on... See More  

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$52.00
687441

Very handsome 1780 document from Massachusetts Bay...

Item #687441

January 01, 1780

Handsome & very displayable promissory note headed: "State of Massachusetts Bay, The First Day of January, A.D. 1780".

This would appear to be a document promising to pay Samuel 

Stocker for his service in the Continental Army thru funds provided by a 1779 Resolution of the General Assembly for that purpose.

The printed text begins: "In behalf of the State of Massachuset... See More  

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687439

Becoming a Justice of the Peace, signed by the goveernor...

Item #687439

June 15, 1836

Document from the "State Of New Hampshire, part-printed, noting that Humphry Jackman has been granted: "...all Power and Authority given and granted by the Constitution and Laws of Our State to a Justice of the Peace for said County." being Hillsborough. 

The document is signed by the governor, William Plumer, at Concord, and dated June 15, 1836. 

A covered wax seal to t... See More  

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$86.00
687436

Prelude to the Civil War... Edwin Booth and Lincoln mentions...

Item #687436

December 17, 1860

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 17, 1860  Inside includes: "Visit of Mr. Bates to Mr. Lincoln" "The Kansas Sufferers" "The Secession Movement" "Mr. Edwin Booth as 'Lago' " "The Canada Fugitive Slave Case" "The Right of Secession" and more.

Eight pages, good condition.

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687435

Criticizing the Jay Treaty... Thanksgiving to the Most High...

Item #687435

November 18, 1795

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov. 18, 1795  The front page has a lengthy: "Address to the President Of the United States" with criticisms about the controversial Jay Treaty with England. It carries over to page 2 as well.

Page 3 has a brief note: "Peace is at length concluded between the United States and the Regency of Algiers...". Another pg. 3 its notes: "Tomorrow ... See More  

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687415

News from New York...

Item #687415

February 06, 1768

JACKSON'S OXFORD JOURNAL, England, Feb. 6, 1768  Page 3 has news headed: "America" with a letter from New York which relates to non-importation.

Four pages, red tax stamp, handsome engravings in the masthead, very nice condition.

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687411

This title is not listed in Gregory: quite rare Cherokee newspaper...

Item #687411

January 11, 1913

THE INDIAN HEADLIGHT, Big Cabin, Oklahoma, January 11, 1913  This is the first of this title we have encountered, being the volume 1, number 3 issue. It is a Cherokee newspaper printed in the Cherokee alphabet on pages 1 and 4, and printed in English on pages 2 & 3.

This title is not even listed in Gregory's 'Union List of Newspapers'.

Four pages & printed on thick-stock... See More  

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$138.00
687408

Wonderful display broadside from the 1600's...

Item #687408

May 02, 1677

"By The King. A PROCLAMATION Requiring the Members of both Houses of Parliament to give their Attendance upon the 21st day of May instant." with further details. At the bottom of the Proclamation is "God Save The King" and the imprint: "London...Printers to the Kings most Excellent Majesty, 1677." Also dated at the last line of the Proclamation: "...the Second da... See More  

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687407

First of this title we have encountered...

Item #687407

July 13, 1812

ALEXANDRIA DAILY GAZETTE COMMERCIAL & POLITICAL, Virginia, July 13, 1812  A very scarce title, in fact we believe this is the first we have encountered it. There are no issues of this date recorded in Brigham outside of the American Antiquarian Society.

The masthead features an engraving of George Washington. 

Pages 1 and 4 are filled with ads including one: "Fifty Dollars Rew... See More  

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687310

First report on the Treaty of Peace, printed on the front page...

Item #687310

September 09, 1783

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Sept. 9, 1783  Certainly the most notable content is the very historic front page report, a portion reading: ".....arrived...The Definitive Treaty with the United States of America was also signed at Paris on the 3d instant, by David Hartley, Esq; His Majesty's Plenipotentiary, and by the Plenipotentiaries of the United States; and Mr. Hartley is hou... See More  

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687309

A large & decorative masthead... Avoiding taxation...

Item #687309

October 31, 1722

THE ORIGINAL LONDON POST OR, HEATHCOTE'S INTELLIGENCE, London, England, Oct. 31, 1722  A rare title with the text running continuously from issue to issue, the lead sentence is the completion of the last sentence from the previous issue.

This was done by several periodicals during this period to avoid the tax on newspapers. This format classified it as a pamphlet, and therefore no tax wa... See More  

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687308

Very displayable Edinburgh, Scotland newspaper...

Item #687308

August 11, 1726

THE EDINBURGH EVENING COURANT, Scotland, Aug. 11, 1726  See the photos for one of the more beautiful, displayable mastheads of the 18th century featuring two woodblock engravings, one showing postboys on horseback trumpeting the news, and the other showing a winged angel trumpeting the news.

Additionally, the first letter in the first column is within yet another very decorative engraving, a... See More  

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687302

Capture of Fort DuQuesne in the French & Indian War...

Item #687302

December 26, 1758

W. SLEATER'S PUBLIC GAZETTEER, Dublin, Ireland, Dec. 26, 1758  It is rare for us to find any Irish newspapers from the 18th century let alone one from the 1750's.

Inside hs a report noting: "...letter by the Lilly...from Virginia, mentions the taking of Fort DuQuesne by General Forbes..." with more.

Much other news of the day & a wealth of ads, several illustrated.

Ei... See More  

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687287

The King addressses Parliament on the dire situation in America...

Item #687287

February 23, 1782

THE NEW-HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE and GENERAL ADVERTISER, Portsmouth, Feb. 23, 1782



* Rare publication during Revolutionary War



 This is certainly one of the less common titles from the Revolutionary War era.

Page 2 has a letter that notes in part: "...the Americans might yet be brought back to a constitutional subordination to this country!...". Also: "The troops destined for t... See More  

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687276

Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Christy Mathewson, and others...

Item #687276

July 22, 1920

MID-WEEK PICTORIAL of the New York Times, July 22, 1920  The front page features a large photo of: "Mary Pickford, Whose arrival in England has been marked by great demonstrations of popular favor."

Near the back are two full pages headed: "Pitchers Who Have Won the Coveted Honor of a No-Hit, No-Run Game, and Batter Who Is A Terror to All Pitchers", the latter being "... See More  

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687271

San Francisco and Cincinnati views...

Item #687271

September 22, 1879

THE DAILY GRAPHIC, New York, Sept. 22, 1879  The entire front page is a terrific political cartoon honoring Ulysses S. Grant captioned: "Welcome." Inside half a page is a print of: "The Astley Belt Contest" showing a running race. A half page has 6 "Views In San Francisco Harbor", and a half page with 4 "Views In Cincinnati, Ohio" plus a: "Map of t... See More  

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687269

The San Francisco earthquake and fire...

Item #687269

April 21, 1906

THE INTER-MOUNTAIN REPUBLICAN, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 21, 1906  This issue has one of the better front page reports having both a nice graphic and a banner headline.

"FLAMES FOUGHT TO STANDSTILL AND FINALLY CONTROLLED BY SAN FRANCISCO'S HEROES" with various related subheads. A dramatic graphic as well captioned: "San Francisco On Fire".

Complete in 12 pages, ver... See More  

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687268

Rare title from the mining area of Northern California...

Item #687268

September 19, 1901

GEORGETOWN GAZETTE, El Dorado County, California, Sept. 19, 1901  A very rare title from this now-historical site, the most northeastern town in California's Mother Lode mining territory\ near the Nevada border.

Less than 1000 people reside there today but in its heyday of the 1850's & 1860's the population exceeded 3000. Gold mining continued here longer than most Gold Rush ... See More  

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687265

A "radical democratic" newspaper...

Item #687265

October 26, 1867

WEST AND SOUTH, Cincinnati, Oct. 26, 1867  Certainly an uncommon title that lasted less than 3 years. Its platform is defined on the back page with headings: "Radical Democratic Instructor For the Mississippi Valley & Vindication of the Interior Policy for State Sovereignty, Free Trade and Hard Money, Against the Atlantic Policy of Consolidation! "The West & South United&quo... See More  

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687264

Very early from San Diego...

Item #687264

August 22, 1874

THE WORLD, San Diego, California, Aug. 22, 1874  A very early issue from this now-famous Southern California city, this issue published when the population was just 2,300.

Among the articles are: "Arizona" with several reports; "The Black Hills" "From Lower California" "All About San Diego" and much more.

Four pafges, never bound nor trimmed, nice con... See More  

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687263

Early woman's suffrage newspaper...

Item #687263

January 28, 1871

THE WOMAN'S JOURNAL, Boston, Jan. 28, 1871  Uncommon women's suffrage paper founded just the year prior, produced by--among others--Lucy Stone, Alice Blackwell, Julia Ward Howe, and Mary Livermore.

Among the articles: "Concerning Women" "Mrs. General Sherman and 1000 Other Ladies Against Woman Suffrage" "How To Succeed"  "Woman Suffrage in Mass... See More  

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687262

Uncommon title from Southern California...

Item #687262

October 16, 1880

SAN BERNARDINO WEEKLY TIMES, California, Oct. 16 1880  An early issue of this uncommon title from Southern California. It was named in 1810. Following the American conquest of California, the community was incorporated as a city in 1854. The city grew significantly in the late 19th century as a commercial hub at the crossroads between Southern California and the American Southwest. 

Fou... See More  

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687259

President James Monroe dies on the 4th of July...

Item #687259

July 23, 1831

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 23, 1831 An inside page has: "Death Of James Monroe--Fifth President of the United States" and still in the heading is printed: "At the house of his son-in law, Samuel L. Gouverneur, esq. New York at half past 3 o'clock P.M. July 4, 1831."

What follows is a lengthy "Bibliographical Sketch" of him which is then foll... See More  

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687256

The Nazi party newspaper...

Item #687256

November 20, 1940

VOLKISCHER BEOBACHTER, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 20, 1940  This was the newspaper of the Nazi party in Germany and for 25 years it formed part of the official public face of the Nazi party. Totally in the German language with the front page containing war-related content, as the war in Europe started over a year earlier. Several war-related photos on page 3.

Eight pages, folio size, slightly irr... See More  

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687255

Lincoln's state-of-the-union address...

Item #687255

December 10, 1863

CINCINNATI DAILY COMMERCIAL, Ohio, Dec. 10, 1863  Although there are various reports on the Civil War, the most notable content is the front page pri9nting of the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE"  being the annual state-of-the-union address signed in type at it\s conclusion: Abraham Lincoln. This message takes half of the front page.

Also of interest on the front page is: "Deta... See More  

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687254

Celebrating the end of the Civil War...

Item #687254

April 11, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1865  This issue reports the events the day after Lee surrendered to Grant.

The first column on the front page sets the tone for the text which filled the entire front page, with the heads including: "THE REJOICING" "How the Glorious News Is Received" "The Quiet & Reverent Gratitude of the People" "New York City Preparing to We... See More  

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687253

Civil War related print on the front page... Battle of Shiloh...

Item #687253

September 27, 1862

THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 1862  A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.

This issue has on the ftpg: "Hoosiers Pouring Into Cincinnati to Enlist For the Defence of That City". Nice war reporting inside including: "The Great Battle of Sharpsburg" (Shiloh) which takes over... See More  

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687252

End of fighting in the Civil War...

Item #687252

May 29, 1865

NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE: May 29, 1865  The top of the first column has an embellishment beneath which is: "PEACE ! " "Kirby Smith Surrenders" "The Old Flag Waves From Maine to the Rio Grande!". Also on the front page is: "JEFF DAVIS" "An Official Copy of His Indictment" "He is Described as a 'Yeoman' " "His Crime--The
... See More  

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687251

The closing days of the Civil War... dispatches signed in type by Abraham Lincoln

Item #687251

April 03, 1865

BOSTON POST, April 3, 1865  Page 3 has notable reports from the closing days of the Civil War, including: "VICTORY !  VICTORY ! " "The Rebellion Crumbling!" "Three Days Hard Fighting" "Sheridan's Triumphant Success Over the Enemy" "Glorious Results" "The Enemy's Line Broken at All Points" "Unsurpassed Valor of Our T... See More  

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687250

Abraham Lincoln is elected president...

Item #687250

November 12, 1864

NEW YORK WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Nov. 12, 1864  Page 3 has a nice illustration headed: "Prison At Andersonville, Georgia" with related text with one column heads: "Rebel Cruelties To Prisoners" "The Horrors of Andersonville, of Libby Prison, and of Relic Isle" "Plundering, Starving, Freezing and Shooting" "Testimony of Privates, Officers and Surgeons&qu
... See More  

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687248

Two front page Civil War maps...

Item #687248

October 13, 1861

NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 13, 1861  The front page has two maps titled: "THE AFFAIR AT CHICAMACOMICO" and "THE FIGHT AT SANTA ROSA ISLAND" which is in Florida near Pensacola Bay.

Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE REBELLION" "Advance of the Rebels on the Potomac" "Battle Between the Rebels and Col. Wilson's Regiment Near For... See More  

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687244

The Battle of Gettysburg...

Item #687244

July 08, 1863

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, July 8, 1863  Page 2 has two columns taken up with: "THE WAR" "The Campaign In Pennsylvania" "Friday's Battle at Gettysburg" with other subheads including: "The Last Grand Attack" "The Retreat" "Cavalry Fighting In Maryland" "Interesting Particulars" "The Casualties" &quo... See More  

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687243

Follow-up to Gettysburg and Vicksburg...

Item #687243

July 11, 1863

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, July 11, 1863  Among the front page column heads on the Civil War, from just a week after the Battle of Gettysburg, are: "Brilliant Cavalry Fight at Antietam" "The Rebels Driven from the Field" "Reports by a Rebel Deserter" "Lee Drawing Supplies From Virginia" "He is Fortified & Ready for an Attack" and more specifically ... See More  

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687242

Atlanta, Georgia during the Civil War...

Item #687242

July 23, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1864  Among the ftpg. one column heads on the Civil War are: "ATLANTA" "A Battle on Thursday" "The Enemy Defeated" "Our Forces Steadily Pushing the Rebels" "Army of the Potomac" "Late Southern News" "Gen. Johnston Relieved from Command" "General Hood Appointed to Succeed Him" and more.

Ei... See More  

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687241

The Battle of Antietam, with a map...

Item #687241

September 22, 1862

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1862  A nice issue on this historic Battle of Antietam, with a nice map headed: "THE BATTLE FIELD OF ANTIETAM, Wednesday, September 17th, 1862". This was the bloodiest day of the Civil War with both sides loosing over 10,000 men in killed & wounded.

The front page has many one column heads including: "The War For The Union!" "... See More  

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687240

Confederate Civil War title from Kentucky...

Item #687240

April 27, 1861

LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, April 27, 1861 Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confederate & the "Journal" was more pro-Union. This is the pr... See More  

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687239

Lincoln's State of the Union address, in a Washington, D.C. newspaper...

Item #687239

December 04, 1861

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 4, 1861  Most of page 2 is taken up with: "The President's Message" being the annual state-of-the-union address of the President to Congress, signed in type at its conclusion: Abraham Lincoln.

Logically, much of his focus is on the on-going Civil War and its progress, although there is much more about the state of the nation.... See More  

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687236

Great on Roosevelt's first inauguration, with his famous quote...

Item #687236

March 04, 1944

THE CLEVELAND NEWS, Ohio, March 4, 1933  This is one of the more dramatic & displayable issues on the inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, with a banner headline: "ROOSEVELT, TAKING OATH, SCORES 'MONEY CHANGERS'; PLEDGES QUICK ACTION" with various related subheads.

Beginning on the front page & carrying over to page 8 is the full text of his inaugural ad... See More  

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$88.00
687234

Great report, with the September 11 date...

Item #687234

September 11, 2001

THE WASHINGTON POST, D.C., Sept. 11, 2001  This is one event where the date of the newspaper is key. Known commonly as "September 11" collectors will always desire newspapers with this date, despite the majority of morning newspapers not reporting it until their September 12 edition.

The banner headline: "Terror Hits Pentagon, World Trade Center" with a large photo of the... See More  

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687232

Assassination attempt upon Adolph Hitler...

Item #687232

November 09, 1939

THE BOSTON POST, Nov.  9, 1939  The front page has a tow-oine vanner headline: "ATTEMPT TO KILL HITLER FAILS, 6 DEAD 670 INJURED BY BOMB" with various subheads. There is also a photo captioned: "Hitler Salutes Party Members Before Explosion".

Complete in 24 pages, very nice condition.

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687229

Great surrender of Japan issue....

Item #687229

August 15, 1945

LOS ANGELES EXAMINER, California, Aug. 15, 1945  One of the more dramatic & displayable newspapers on the end of World War II, using black, red & blue ink.

The very top has 2 flags between which is: "VICTORY" and the large, dramatic headline: "WAR ENDS ! " is in red dropped out of a black box. Also: "MacArthur To Rule Japs" and more. The front page f
... See More  

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687226

A different title from Tombstone, Arizona...

Item #687226

June 04, 1889

TOMBSTONE PROSPECTOR, Arizona, June 4, 1889  We have had a few other newspapers from the iconic Old West town of Tombstone, but this is perhaps the most uncommon. The masthead features a great engraving of a miner on a mule.

The content is much as would be expected from a mining town, including many legal notices concerning mines, etc. A wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, various chipping n... See More  

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687225

Much on the funeral of George Washington...

Item #687225

January 04, 1800

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 4, 1800  All four pages have wide black mourning rules for the death of George Washington.

Page 2 has: "Further Respectful Testimonials, Sacred to George Washington, Deceased" "By the President of the United States of America, A Proclamation" signed in type: John Adams, concerning: "...the people...to wear crape on the left arm, as mo... See More  

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687194

Likely the most desired masthead from the 18th century...

Item #687194

October 23, 1770

THE MASSACHUSETTS SPY, Or Thomas's Boston Journal, October 27, 1774  It would be difficult to properly place both the scarcity and desirability of this newspaper in the confect of American history. This issue has the famous "Join Or Die" engraving stretching across the masthead.

In the same way that the famous "Dewey Defeats Truman" issue of the Chicago Tribune is com... See More  

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687182

Where Kennedy spent the morning of his death...

Item #687182

November 22, 1963

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM--EXTRA, Texas, Nov. 22, 1963  This is the city where Kennedy was not only the day before, but where he gave a breakfast speech the morning of Nov. 22 before traveling to Dallas. A very rare issue as such and seldom found.

The banner headline announces: "KENNEDY DEAD; Connally Also Hit" with related reports.

Complete with all 4 sections, nice condition.... See More  

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687181

Dramatic "Stalin Dies" issue...

Item #687181

March 06, 1953

DAILY NEWS, New York, March 6, 1953  A very dramatic front page: "STALIN DIES" "End Sets Off Fight for Rule; Malenkov Gets Pavda's Nod" "Vishinsky Off Today". Further details on page 3. 

Present are only 12 of the 68 pages, but it is the displayable headline that makes this issue attractive. Tabloid size, very nice condition.... See More  

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687180

Rare & erroneous "Germany Surrenders" report...

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April 28, 1945

TIMES HERALD, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1945  A very unusual "Extra" issue as the report--boldly printed on the front page: "GERMANY SURRENDERS" was erroneous on this date. Germany would not surrender until May 7.

The only other text on the front page is a report datelined from London, April 28: "Germany has surrendered unconditionally. All organized resistance to ... See More  

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687178

From Elko, Nevada, on the route to the Gold Rush...

Item #687178

October 21, 1871

THE ELKO INDEPENDENT, Nevada, Oct. 21, 1871  This town had a population of about 2,000 during the late 19th century. Situated along the Humboldt River, Elko was along the route traveled by the ill-fated Donner Party and the many who ventured to the California hills in search of gold during the 1849 gold rush. Completion of the Central Pacific Railroad gave the "official" birth to th... See More  

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687177

How he lost his ship...

Item #687177

February 06, 1795

KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, Feb. 6, 1795  Page 3 has a lengthy letter from Read-Admiral R.R. Bligh (not of mutiny on the Bounty fame) concerning how he lost his ship the Alexander. Nice red tax stamp on pg. 3.

Four pages, two nice engravings in the masthead one being Canterbury Cathedral. Very nice condition.

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687176

England's headline: Man walks on the moon...

Item #687176

July 21, 1969

DAILY MIRROR, London, July 21, 1969  A nice headline on the front page: "MAN WALKS ON THE MOON" with a bit more. 

Complete in 24 pages, tabloid-size, small tear to the front leaf is discretely repaired on page 2, nice condition.

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687174

Putting the Constitution into effect, & New York is the capital...

Item #687174

September 20, 1788

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 20, 1788  The top of the front page has an article signed by: "A Federalist" which is very supportive of the new Constitution, then being considered for ratification by the various states. It notes in part: "...The game that is now playing by the antifederalists is their last chance--Under the fallacious guise of being advocates for wha... See More  

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687173

From between the end of the war & the creation of the Constitution...

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May 31, 1786

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 31, 1786  Page 2 has a memorial to General Andrew Williamson, of Charleston, South Carolina. Page 2 also has: "...American minister, employed by the United States to negotiate a treaty of trade with this [Spain] Court, a few days set out for Bayonne without having accomplished his purpose...The Spanish ministry look with a jealous eye on the emanci... See More  

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687170

The Indians out west... General Crook to General Sherman...

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July 18, 1876

DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, July 18, 1876   The front page has a letter signed by General: Geo. F. Crook to General Sherman concerning the situation with the Indians with mention of the camp on the Little Horn. 

Page 2 has: "The Black Hills Prospects--Troops & Supplies for Terry".

Four pages, large folio size, the folder size noted is for the iss... See More  

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687169

An address to the President, with his response...

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October 10, 1798

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Oct. 10, 1798  Page 2 has an: "Address" prefaced with: "Among the numerous addresses presented to the President few, if any, have been better expressed than the following." signed: James Oliver. This is followed by the President's reply signed: John Adams.

Four pages, two very discrete archival mends inside, great c... See More  

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687158

Wm. H. Harrison & the War of 1812...

Item #687158

October 14, 1812

BOSTON PATRIOT, Oct. 14, 1812  Page 2 has a report: "North-Western Army" reports on the actions of General William H. Harrison. Page 2 also has: "War Intelligence" which reports on various naval actions from the War of 1812.

Four pages, nice condition.

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687157

Great account of the Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre...

Item #687157

July 17, 1815

NEW YORK EVENING POST, July 17, 1815  Inside contain over three pages on the infamous Dartmoor Prisoner Massacre, perhaps the most detailed account of this event we have seen in a newspaper. Included is a: "List of Prisoners Wounded on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815" and "Description of Death Wounds Inflicted on the Evening of the 6th April, 1815", the date of the mass... See More  

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687150

An early, handsome issue from the colonies... Nice Ben Franklin content...

Item #687150

July 05, 1762

THE BOSTON EVENING-POST, July 5, 1762  A very handsome issue with an ornate coat-of-arms engraving in the masthead.

Page 2 has a nice, early item on Ben Franklin with an Oxford dateline: "Yesterday Benjamin Franklin, Esq., of Pennsylvania, eminent for his many extraordinary improvements in electrical experiments, was presented by the University to the honorary degree of Doctor in Civil ... See More  

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687092

Much on the death & funeral of Alexander Hamilton... Victim of the duel with Aaron Burr...

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July 31, 1804

THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, July 31, 1804  All columns on all 8 pages are black-bordered in memory of the recent death of Alexander Hamilton, the result of a duel with Aaron Burr.

The entire front page & nearly half of pg. 2 are taken up with a: "Funeral Oration". Further on is a conclusion of a report headed: "Death of Hamilton" which ta... See More  

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687090

From England, in 1695...

Item #687090

December 23, 1695

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 23, 1695  This is the world's oldest, continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still printing today.

Close to half of the front page is taken up with: "By The King, A PROCLAMATION". Other British news.

Single sheet, 7 1/4 by 11 1/2 inches, very nice condition.

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687087

Early issue of this famous British newspaper...

Item #687087

May 16, 1758

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, May 16, 1758  Various European news reports with datelines from the Admiralty Office, London, Holland, Ireland, Falmouth, Portsmouth & elsewhere. The back page has a letter from Kingston, Jamaica. 

Eight pages, 8 by 10 3/4 inches, very nice condition.

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687085

The "Spectator" newspaper by Addison & Steele......

Item #687085

February 16, 1712

THE SPECTATOR, London, May 28, 1711 This is one of the more famous "coffee-house" newspapers of the early 18th century, done by the famed Addison & Steele.

A single sheet newspaper, 8 by 13 inches, never bound nor trimmed, even toning, an older archival strip at the blank, right margin of the back page.

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687012

Jimmy Hoffa is found guilty... His hometown newspaper...

Item #687012

March 05, 1964

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS--EXTRA, Michigan, March 5, 1964  The perfect newspaper for this historic report, as Jimmy Hoffa lived in Detroit since 1924.

The banner headline announces: "HOFFA FOUND GUILTY - Faces 10 Years in Prison" with subhead: "Verdict Stuns Him; 3 Others Convicted". The ftpg. includes a color portrait of him, as well as a photo captioned: "Jimmy Hoffa ... See More  

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687005

Early "Postscript" notice of the death of President Polk... Great content on the Gold Rush.... Capture of a slave ship...

Item #687005

June 19, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849  The most notable report is the black-bordered "Postscript" at the upper right of page 3 which is headed: "Death Of Ex-President Polk" with the brief report noting: "...announcing; the melancholy news of the decease of Ex-President Polk at Nashville..." with a bit more.

We have never had an earlier re... See More  

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686985

John James Audubon... The Comanche Indians... The California Gold Rush...

Item #686985

May 02, 1849

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington D.C., May 2, 1849  Page 3 has a report beginning: "Col. Webb, commander of a large California expedition...They give quite a gloomy account of their adventures. Mr. Audubon remained behind, and had determined to prosecute his journey towards California with a party..." with more.

Also on page 3 is a letter from Rio Janeiro beginning: "T... See More  

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686957

The Mormons' new home... Gold in California...

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March 22, 1849

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1849  Two-thirds of a column on page 3 is taken up with: "The Mormons" which notes in part: "...Seven thousand of them have found a resting place in the most remarkable spot on the American continent...to follow after a new Jerusalem in the West...They are again assaulted by popular persecution; their prophet murdered, their t... See More  

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686353

John Burgoyne... Regarding the surrender at Saratoga...

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THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, June, 1779  The first five pages are a: "Summary of Proceedings in the Present Parliament" which includes various discussions concerning the Revolutionary War, including one interesting bit: "...told us the bulk of the people are our friends; that the Congress was chosen by a faction; that they held their seats by force; that their tyranny ... See More  

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686317

Death of President William H. Harrison, in a Washington newspaper...

Item #686317

April 07, 1841

KENDALL'S EXPOSITOR, Washington, D.C., April 7, 1841  This was an uncommon title which lasted but 4 years. The prospectus (not here) notes it was a semi-weekly devoted to "...the security of the right of suffrage by additional laws to punish bribery & fraud...an exposure of abuses & corruptions in government..." and more.

Amos Kendall was Postmaster General under Andrew... See More  

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686274

Senate debates the admission of Texas to the Union...

Item #686274

February 04, 1845

Pamphlet reporting: "In Senate of The United States....February 4, 1845....REPORT: The Committee on Foreign Relations, to which have been referred sundry joint resolutions and a bill on the subject of the annexation of Texas...".

This is from the "28th Congress, 2d Session" of the Senate, as noted at the top. 

Complete in 24 pages, never-trimmed margins, 6 1/2 by 9 1/2 i... See More  

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686262

A satirical newspaper which lasted but nine months..

Item #686262

April 09, 1870

PUNCHINELLO, New York, April 9, 1870  This is just the second issue of this famous title known for its satirical content directed at the various social and political issues of the day. Inspired by the English publication Punch, it existed only from April 2 to December 14, 1870.
The magazine was founded by former editors of Vanity Fair, which went out of business in 1863. They found four i
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686261

Full page focus on Lincoln, with a print...

Item #686261

May 01, 1865

PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, May, 1865  Phrenology is a theory that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of their skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.

The feature of this issue is the page near the back which is devoted to Abraham Lincoln, including a nice portrait of him... See More  

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686243

War of 1812 shipping embargo....

Item #686243

April 14, 1812

THE REPERTORY & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Boston, April 14, 1812  A very historic front page, as it includes a report headed: "EMBARGO" which reports on the voting for this historic measure which would lead to the War of 1812 with England.

The front page also has the: "Confidential Message" to the senate, in which the President states: "...expedient under existing
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686223

Castle Garden: the Ellis Island of immigration before Ellis Island....

Item #686223

August 04, 1855

NEW YORK DAILY TIMES, Aug. 4, 1855  The front page has nearly two columns taken up with: "Castle Garden - How Emigrants Are Treated on Landing".

Castle Garden with the point of entry into the United States prior to Ellis Island. It had just opened to immigrants the year of this article, on the eve of a dramatic wave of European immigration. During the next 35 years, more than 8 mil... See More  

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686221

Andrew Jackson's annual message...

Item #686221

December 12, 1835

NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Dec. 12, 1835  The prime content is the very lengthy annual state-of-the-union address of the President, taking eight pages and signed by him in type: Andrew Jackson. It provides a very detailed review of the events of 1835.

Also within this issue is a letter signed in type: W. H. Harrison; a letter signed by: James  Madison in 1811; another  ... See More  

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686209

The Hornet vs. the Peacock... Nine Acts of Congress signed by Madison...

Item #686209

March 31, 1813

AMERICAN MERCURY, Hartford, March 31, 1813  Half of the front page is taken up with  5 Acts of Congress each signed in type by: James Madison. Five more on page 2 as well.

Page 3 has: "Fifth Naval Victory! Over the Enemy" which is the battle of the Hornet vs. the Peacock. Included are: "Further Details" Also: "Invasion and Blockade of the Delaware" and... See More  

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686205

Jefferson defends an appointment...

Item #686205

July 29, 1801

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, July 29, 1801  The front page has a "Remonstrance" of the merchants of New Haven, to the President, concerning the removal of the Revenue Collector & appointment of his replacement.

This is followed by: "The President's Reply" in which he justifies the action, signed in type: Th. Jefferson.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condi... See More  

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686177

John Adams signs an Act of Congress... Brown University...

Item #686177

September 14, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 14, 1799  On the front page under Laws of the United States is an Act of Congress signed in script type: John Adams. Also under Rhode Island Commencement (now Brown University) is a list of the exercises that occurred at the recent commencement.

Other news of the day includes: "An Act to Establish the Post Office of the United States" whic
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686168

An Act for collecting duties...

Item #686168

August 26, 1799

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Hartford, Aug. 26, 1799  Various news of the day from both America and Europe. Most of the back page is taken up with a portion of a lengthy (and continued): "An Act to Regulate the Collection of Duties on Imports & Tonnage" headed with an engraving of a heraldic eagle.

Four pages, never-trimmed margins, minor archival mend to the back page, nice condit... See More  

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686165

Jefferson signs an Act of Congress.... Provisions for the forts...

Item #686165

March 25, 1805

THE INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, March 25, 1805  Over half a column of the front page is taken up with: "An Act to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels.", signed in type by the President; Th. Jefferson.

Page 3 begins with over a column from the "War Department" on securing bids to supply rations to the various forts and installations noted, signed: H. D... See More  

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686162

Two documents signed by Alexander Hamilton...

Item #686162

November 28, 1791

THE CONNECTICUT COURANT, Nov. 28, 1791  Mot of the front page is taken up with the French Revolution with a lengthy letter signed: Louis.

Most of page 3 is taken up with reports from Congress, including a brief note to the House concerning expenses for the year signed by the Secretary of the Treasury: Alexander Hamilton. This is followed by another letter signed: Alexander Hamilton with a ch... See More  

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686161

Alexander Hamilton is named a fellow...

Item #686161

November 29, 1791

THE SALEM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, Nov. 29, 1791  The top of the front page has a report from the: "American Academy of Arts & Sciences" noting its recently elected Fellows, including: "Hon. Alexander Hamilton, Esq. Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S."

Page 2 has most of a column headed: "Reflections on the Present Situation of the Distilleries of the United Sta... See More  

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686160

Signed in script type by President George Washington...

Item #686160

May 19, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 19, 1792  The entire front page and a part of page 2 are taken up with: "An ACT for Raising a farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers, & for other Purposes Therein Mentioned" which is signed in script type by the President: Go. Washington, and in block type by Th. Jefferson and Richard Henry Lee.

Four pages, minor foxing, various... See More  

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686159

George Washington Act of Congress...

Item #686159

May 30, 1792

THE NEW-YORK JOURNAL & PATRIOTIC REGISTER, May 30, 1792  Most of page 2 is taken up with: "Law Of The Union" "An Act for raising a farther sum of Money for the Protection of the Frontiers..." which is signed in type by the President: Geo. Washington

Page 3 has a report noting: "Reports from the eastern shore of Virginia, of a forming insurrection among the... See More  

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686116

Hamilton & Knox to be on Washington's Cabinet... Setting federal salaries...

Item #686116

September 19, 1789

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, Sept. 19, 1789  The front page has an interesting article which could be appropriate today: "Propositions for Reforming the Present System of Publick Education in Boston".

Page 2 begins with reports from the House of Representatives concerning discussions on setting the salaries for House & Senate members.

Page 3 has: "THE PRESIDENT has... See More  

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