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673103

Indian troubles in Georgia... Buonaparte...

Item #673103

May 22, 1818

NEW YORK SPECTATOR, May 22, 1818  Page 2 has various reports from Europe with some content concerning Bonaparte, including comments on his exile at St. Helena. Also: "Voyage to the North Pole". Pg. 4 has nearly a full column concerning: "Destruction of the Chehaw Village" in Georgia, and another report: "Expedition Against the Chehaws" Indians.

Four pages, nice ... See More  

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673039

This paper lasted but two issues... A supplement as well...

Item #673039

March 01, 1870

THE NELSON CLARION, New Hampshire, March, 1870  This is the volume 1, number 1 issue of an exceeding rare newspaper. In fact the only other date which existed was May, 1871, which was volume 1 number 2. "Union List of Newspapers" notes only  two institutions have this title, neither being the American Antiquarian Society.

Also included is a small "Supplement" of the ... See More  

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673006

Definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity... 'Epoch making'...

Item #673006

November 09, 1919

 NEW YORK TIMES, November 9, 1919  Page 6 begins with an article which, in scientific circles, is definitive proof of Einstein's theory of relativity.

As background, in 1916 Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity in full mathematical detail. That opened the window on a radically new framework for physics, abolishing established notions of space and time and repla... See More  

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673001

Prohibition upheld by the Supreme Court...

Item #673001

February 24, 1931

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, February 24, 1931



* The 19th Amendment deemed valid

* Supreme Courts upholds Prohibition




The front page has a 4-column, 2-line heading: "SUPREME COURT HOLDS 18TH AMENDMENT VALID", with considerable supporting text. Yet again the Supreme Court fended off another challenge to the validity of Prohibition. The 19th Amendment would eventually... See More  

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672976

First woman to serve in the U.S. Senate...

Item #672976

November 22, 1922

NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 22, 1922  The first column of page 10 has a report in the first woman taking the oath of office as a Senator - Mrs. W. H. Felton of Georgia. Quite historic.



Note: Although notable being the first woman to serve in the Senate, the honor was mostly ceremonial as she served but one day. Rebecca Latimer Felton was the most prominent woman in Georgia in the Progressive Era.... See More  

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672937

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

Item #672937

November 01, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Nov. 1, 1895



* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* America's 1st serial killer trial beginning

* Chicago murder castle




The top of page 2 has a one column heading: "A POINT FOR HOLMES" with subheads. (see) Coverage near the beginning of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial kill... See More  

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672935

The death of baseball great Ty Cobb...

Item #672935

July 18, 1961

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, July 18, 1961 



* Ty Cobb death (1st report)

* Detroit Tigers

* Major league baseball MLB




The top of page 4 has a headline that reads: "Ty Cobb Leaves Fantastic Legacy" (see)

Complete it 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.... See More  

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672934

Dirigible USS Akron crashes in 1933...

Item #672934

April 04, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, April 4, 1933 



* Crash of the USS Akron (ZRS-4)



The front page has a nice banner headline announcing: "AIRSHIP AKRON LOST; 73 DIE?" with subheads. A few related photos are on the back page. An early first report as the fate of the airship and it's passengers were still unknown at the time of publication. Always nice to have notable events in history... See More  

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672933

Soviets shock the world: Sputnik is launched...

Item #672933

October 07, 1957

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, October 7, 1957 



* Sputnik 1 in orbit - success

* World's 1st orbiting artificial satellite

* Space race begins




A report in the space race, with a banner headline abovethe masthead: "RUSSIAN EXPERT TELLS OF 'MOON'" with subheads and related photo.

This event shocked the American scientific community and sufficiently scared the Americans ... See More  

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672932

Two intriguing articles on the assassination plot...

Item #672932

June 23, 1865

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, June 23, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln assassination plot

* John Wilkes Booth & Jefferson Davis




The ftpg. has an article: "The Conspiracy--An Interview Between Booth & Davis" with details of the meeting, beginning: "Booth commenced by saying that a plan was formed by parties in the Northern States & Canada, friends of the Confederacy, to capture o... See More  

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672930

1921 Tulsa race riot massacre...

Item #672930

June 03, 1921

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, June 3, 1921 



* Tulsa race riot massacre

* African-American Greenwood community




The front has a one column heading: "Tulsa To Raise Half Million To Aid Negroes"  with subhead. (see)

Thirty-two pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, should handled with care.



wikipedia notes: The Tulsa race riot, also known as the 1921 race riot, The n... See More  

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672883

Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal...

Item #672883

July 03, 1939

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 3, 1939



* Marian Anderson receives Spingarn Medal

* Celebrated African American singer

* First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt




The top of page 15 has a one column heading: "FIRST LADY HONORS MARTIAN ANDERSON" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on Eleanor Roosevelt presenting Marian Anderson with the 1939 Spingarn Medal. I suspect this is one of the few pu... See More  

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672882

Amelia Earhart memorial (Eulogy) in 1937...

Item #672882

November 22, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 22, 1937.

 

* Amelia Earhart memorial (death)

* Lost over the Pacific Ocean




The top of page 5 has a three column photo with heading: "Honoring The Memory Of A Famous Aviatrix" Also a one column heading: "TRIBUTES ARE PAID TO AMELIA EARHART" with subheads. (see) Was this her official funeral after being lost over the Pacific Ocean in early... See More  

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672880

1945 USS Franklin aircraft carrier disaster...

Item #672880

May 18, 1945

NEW YORK TIMES, May 18, 1945



* USS Franklin (CV-13) disaster

* Japanese dive bomber attack

* United States Navy aircraft carrier




The front page has a five column headline: "LOSS OF 832 ON U. S. SHIP REVEALED" with subheads and nice photo of the carrier just after the attack. Much more on page 3 with more related photos and map. This disaster happened a few months earlier but this... See More  

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672879

Knute Rockne's physician warning....

Item #672879

December 24, 1930

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, December 24, 1930



* Knute Rockne suffering from exhaustion

* Notre Dame Fighting Irish football coach




The front page of section 2 (sports) has a one column heading: "Doctor Warns Rockne to Curb His Activities" (see) Rockne would be killed in a airplane crash a few months later.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, this is ... See More  

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672878

Camp David Accords signed in 1979...

Item #672878

September 18, 1978

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 18, 1978



* Camp David Accords signed

* Anwar Sadat & Menachem Begin

* Egypt & Israel - Jimmy Carter




The front page has a nice banner headline: "'MIDEAST PEACE FRAMEWORK' SIGNED; Sadat and Begin Pledge Treaty Within Three Months" with subheads and related photo. (see)

Complete 1st section only with 30 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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672877

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672877
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 14, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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672876

From the 1600's by a woman publisher... Joanna Brome...

Item #672876
THE OBSERVATOR, London, England, Oct. 16, 1682  A dialogue newspaper founded by Sir Roger L'Estrange, a Tory pamphleteer, as a vehicle for attacking dissenters and Whigs. This early singlesheet newspaper has the old style type making it great for framing (see photo) particularly with the over 300+ year old date clearly visible in the dateline.

This is a handsome dialogue newspaper founde... See More  

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672875

The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett...

Item #672875

February 23, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 23, 1916



* The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard.

* WWI coverage on front page.




This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 12 (column 7) and is a letter to the editor by Aaron Molineaux Hewlett's son reprimanding the paper for the way... See More  

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672874

Nolan Ryan wins his 300th game...

Item #672874

August 01, 1990

USA TODAY, August 1, 1990   The front page of the Sports Section tells of Nolan Ryan achieving his 300th victory, with a photo of him. The heading reads "Ryan joins the 300 club" "At the time he was only the 20th Major League Baseball pitcher to ever do so. 



Sports section only, nice condition.

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672873

Winfield hits no. 3,000... Emmit Smith Signs with Dallas Cowboys...

Item #672873

September 17, 1993

USA TODAY, Sept. 17 1993  The front page has a small section leading to sports with a photo of Emmitt Smith and the following two headings: "WINFIELD NAILS HIT No. 3,000" and "EMMITT SMITH SIGNS FOR $13.6 MILLION WITH DALLAS COWBOYS". 

In the sports section are these two  headings: "Winfield collects 3,000th hit" and "Smith signs with Dallas, gets... See More  

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672872

The late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett... Fists for rent...

Item #672872

February 13, 1916

THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 13, 1916



* Mentions of the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett - first black instructor at Harvard - giving boxing lessons for rent

* WWI coverage




This issue has content related to the late Aaron Molineaux Hewlett (the first black instructor at Harvard). The coverage is found on page 14, column 5: "FISTS AS RENT"

WWI coverage is located beginning on t... See More  

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672866

Genuine London Gazette newspaper from 1692...

Item #672866

December 22, 1692

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, Dec. 22, 1692



* 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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672865

1st White House swimming pool built in 1933...

Item #672865

June 03, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 3, 1933



* 1st White House swimming pool built

* President Franklin D. Roosevelt FDR




Page 15 has a two column heading: "White House Pool Ready for Roosevelt; He Thanks Workmen for 'a Splendid Job'" with photo of the 1st swimming pool ever built in the White House.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 28 page... See More  

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672864

Michael Jackson acquitted... Senate apology re: lynchings...

Item #672864

June 14, 2005

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 14, 2005  The front page has: "Jackson Acquitted on All 10 Counts", which covers the acquittal of Michael Jackson on all charges regarding the charges of the sexual abuse of minors. Multiple pages within also have related coverage with photos.

Also quite historic is the page A8 heading: "Senate Issues an Apology for Inaction on Lynchings", with a c... See More  

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672863

Cassius Clay defeats Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title...

Item #672863

February 26, 1964

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Mass., February 26, 1964 



* Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali

* Famous heavyweight boxing match

* Sonny Liston defeated




This issue reports one of the more notable events in boxing history, as 22 year-old Cassius Clay wins the heavyweight title by a surprise victory over Sonny Liston.

Not much needs to be said about Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali after conversation to the Na... See More  

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672862

1920 Belfast, Ireland riots...

Item #672862

September 27, 1920

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 27, 1920



* Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Ireland riots

* Irish War of Independence




The front page has a nice banner headline: "NEW RIOTING IN BELFAST" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with all14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.

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672861

By the famed Isaiah Thomas in 1795...

Item #672861

July 08, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Worcester, Massachusetts, July 8, 1795



* 18th century American publication



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

Four pages, minor spine wear, generally very... See More  

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672860

1911 Battle of Tripoli...

Item #672860

October 05, 1911

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, Oct. 5, 1911



* Battle of Tripoli (1911)

* Italo-Turkish War - Libya

* Kingdom of Italy

* Ottoman Empire




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "Big Italian Battleship Reported to Have Been Destroyed by Turkish Mine Off Tripoli and With Great Loss of Life" with subheads and related pictorial. (see)

Complete with all 10 pages, irregular along t... See More  

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672859

Gari Melchers death... American artist....

Item #672859

December 01, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 1, 1932



* Gari Melchers death

* American artist




Page 21 has a one column heading: "GARI MELCHERS, NOTED ARTIST, DEAD" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Julius Garibaldi Melchers, American artist who was  one of the leading proponents of naturalism. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this part... See More  

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672858
Item #672858

December 24, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 23, 1934



* "Little Gloria" reunites with mother

* Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "VANDERBILT CHILD AND MOTHER SHOP" with subheads and related photo. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news of the day. Complet... See More  

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672855

Planet Pluto officially discovered in 1930...

Item #672855

March 14, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 14, 1930 



* Planet Pluto officially discovered 

* Kuiper Belt - Dwarf planet 




The top of the front page has a two column headline: "NINTH PLANET DISCOVERED ON EDGE OF SOLAR SYSTEM; FIRST FOUND IN 84 YEARS" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 14 with related diagram. Loads of text, too much to photograph all. Alway... See More  

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672854

Davey O'Brien... TCU football star...

Item #672854

August 27, 1939

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE, section 2 (sports) only, Aug. 27, 1939



* Davey O'Brien to play in All-Star game vs. Giants

* Texas Christian University TCU Horned Frogs




The front page of this section has a nice, colored illustration of Davey O'Brien with heading: "O'Brien Reaches High Point Of Career" Nice for display. Curious that the number on his jersey is "1" whe... See More  

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672842

Republican party's first Presidential candidate...

Item #672842

June 21, 1856

NEW-YORK DAILY TIMES, June 21, 1856 



* John C. Fremont nomination

* 1st nominated for United States president




A very historic issue for the Republican party as it reports their first Presidential nominee, John Fremont.

The report shown is of the North American Party, nominating Fremont & Johnston for President & Vice President. This party would soon join the recently created ... See More  

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672838

1969 Man walks on the moon...

Item #672838

July 21, 1969

DAILY NEWS, New York, July 21, 1969 



* Neil Armstrong

* Man walks on the Moon




A great front page on this famous tabloid-size newspaper reporting perhaps the most notable event of the 20th century: "MAN Lands on the MOON" with a photo of the moon in the background & the lunar lander above its surface (see). Much coverage & more photos inside,  with most of the bac... See More  

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672837

A handsome, 18th century displayable newspaper...

Item #672837

March 27, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 27, 1794



* Nice 18th century American publication



A handsome issue for display given the decorative masthead and the wide, untrimmed margins. Various news reports of the day with a number of illustrated advertisements on the back page.

Four pages, a little light damp staining, generally very nice.... See More  

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672836

Joseph Freeman becomes 1st black Mormon priest in 1978....

Item #672836

June 12, 1978

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 12, 1978



* Joseph Freeman Jr. w/ photo

* 1st black Melchizedek Priest

* Mormons - Mormonism




The bottom of the front page has a one column photo of Joseph Freeman Jr. with brief text. (see) Page 16 has a one column heading under: "Around the Nation" with: "Mormon Church Ordains First Black Since 1800's" (see)

Complete with 72 pages, a little... See More  

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672835

Warsaw ghetto uprising...

Item #672835

April 19, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1944



* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

* German occupied Poland

* Jewish resistance - Jews




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "POLE TELLS STORY OF GHETTO BATTLE" "Nine-Day Conflict in Warsaw Began Spontaneously, Says Underground Courier", "Germans' Losses Heavy" "3,000 Jews Used Smuggled and home-Made Arms Agains... See More  

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672823

18th century Negro boy for sale ad...

Item #672823

December 12, 1794

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Dec. 12, 1794



* Rare 18th century American title

* Negro boy for sale advertisement




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 one on the front page... See More  

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672820

Carlson's raiders attack Makin Island in 1942....

Item #672820

August 22, 1942

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, August 22, 1942



* Makin Island raid

* United States Marines Corps

* Evans Carlson & Chester Nimitz

* World War II - WWII




The front page has a one column heading: "U. S. Marines Annihilate Two Jap Units" and more. (see)

Other news of the day throughout with much more on World War II. Complete in 18 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, s... See More  

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672817

Abortions ruled legal: Roe vs. Wade decision...

Item #672817

January 23, 1973

THE MORNING NEWS, Paterson, N.J., Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973



* Abortion made legal

* Roe v. Wade decision

* U.S. Supreme Court

*** Front leaf only ***




This is the front leaf only
. The front page has the Supreme Court's landmark decision on Roe v. Wade. While some of the coverage was continued onto inside pages which are not present, finding issues with the Roe v. Wade decision are quite rare... See More  

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672816

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

Item #672816

October 14, 1994

LOS ANGELES TIMES, October 14, 1994



* Best "Pulp Fiction" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Quentin Taratino - John Travolta




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

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672815

Livingstone is found, reported in the newspaper which financed the search...

Item #672815

May 03, 1872

NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1872 



* David Livingstone found

* Henry Morton Stanley




James Gorden Bennett, this newspaper's publisher, capitalized on the 19th century fascination with Africa & the whereabouts of explorer Dr. David Livingstone by hiring journalist Henry Stanley to search for him. Livingstone had ventured to Africa in 1865 for a 2 year expedition with little heard from... See More  

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672801

Largest newspaper in the world...

Item #672801

June 15, 1993

HET VOLK, Gent, Belgium, June 15,1993  A bonafide newspaper of this title (The People) publishes in Belgium, but the publisher saw fit to make his mark in the world of newspapers--he created this special edition which is the largest newspaper in the world. Each page measures 39 1/2 by 55 inches printed on thick, high-quality paper (not newsprint) & in color. Content focuses on this curios... See More  

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672796

Serial killer Chester Turner 2007 conviction...

Item #672796

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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672795

1929 Albert Einstein theory of relativity....

Item #672795

January 26, 1929

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 26, 1929



* Albert Einstein

* Theory of Relativity & more




The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN'S THEORY TRACED TO SOURCES" with subheads. (see)

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 36 pages, rag edition, small binding slits along the spine, very nice condition.... See More  

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672793

Anaheim Ducks win the Stanley Cup...

Item #672793

June 07, 2007

LOS ANGELES TIMES, June 7, 2007



* Anaheim Ducks win their only Stanley Cup

* National Hockey League - NHL

* California's very first team champions

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




The top of the front page has a four column photo showing Scott Niedermayer holding up the Stanley Cup trophy. Also a three column heading: "Ducks get last laugh--and the Cup to show for it"... See More  

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672792

Moutain Meadows Massacre trial in 1875...

Item #672792

July 29, 1875

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 29, 1875



* Mountain Meadows Massacre

* Mormons - Mormonism trial

* John D. Lee
- Brigham Young




Page 7 has a brief article headed: "The Mountain Meadow Massacre" with subhead. See image for text.

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

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672791

1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising... WWII....

Item #672791

May 22, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 22, 1943



* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends in failure

* German occupied Poland - Nazi atrocities

* Jewish resistance - Jews




Page 4 has one column headlines: "JEWS' LAST STAND FELLED 1,000 NAZIS" "Battle in Warsaw Ghetto Was Aided by Armed Squads of Polish Guerrillas" "More Slaughter Starts" and more. (see) See photos for text on the end... See More  

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672790

Anti-Jewish riots in Britain....

Item #672790

August 06, 1947

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 6, 1947



* Anti-Jewish riots in Britain (pogrom)

* re. The Sergeants affair

* Manchester & Liverpool

* Anti-semitism




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "35 ZIONIST LEADERS DETAINED AS BOMB KILLS 3 CONSTABLES" with subheads. (see)

Page 4 has a one column heading: "ANTI-JEWISH ACTS RECUR IN BRITAIN" with subhead and relate... See More  

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672789

4th Masters golf tournament.... Byron Nelson photo...

Item #672789

April 03, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 3, 1937



* Fourth Masters Tournament (day 2)

* Byron Nelson and Bobby Jones photos

* Augusta National Golf Club - Georgia




The sport's section (page 10) has a banner headline: "Amateurs Star as Nelson Retains 3-Stoke Lead in Masters' Golf Tourney" with subheads, 2 photos and scores. First report coverage on day 2 of the 1937 Masters Golf Tournament... See More  

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672788

Adolph Hitler cofers w/ Neville Chamberlain....

Item #672788

September 16, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Sept. 16, 1938



* Adolph Hitler & Neville Chamberlain

* Conference at Berchtesgaden - Germany

* re. the annexation of Czechoslovakia




The front page has a nice banner headline: "PLAN PEACE PARLEY IN BERLIN; Hitler Demands Sudetens; Chamberlain Goes Home Today" with subheads and related cartoon. Nice for display. A few related photos and map are on the ba... See More  

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672783

Austrian Anschluss referendum in 1938....

Item #672783

April 11, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1938



* Austrian Anschluss referendum

* Adolph Hitler - German election




The top of the front page has a one column heading: "HITLER IS BACKED BY 99.08% OF VOTE IN POLL ON EMPIRE" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues on page 3 with photo of Hitler casting his ballot. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this W... See More  

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672782

Joe DiMaggio photo....

Item #672782

March 22, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, March 22, 1936



* Rare spring training photo in St. Petersburg, Florida

* Joe DiMaggio - New York Yankees - MLB baseball

* 1st year (rookie) before major league debut in May




The top of the front page of this section has a four column photo showing Joe DiMaggio batting at Spring training in St. Petersburg, Florida. This was very early in his care... See More  

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672777

Captain John Owen Donaldson death....

Item #672777

September 08, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1930



* Captain John Owen Donaldson

* World War I flying ace

* Airplane stunting death




Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Capt. J. O. Donaldson, War Ace and President Of Newark Air Service, Killed in Stunt Flying" (see) First report coverage on the death of World War I flying ace, John Owen Donaldson. Always nice to have no... See More  

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672770

HMS Ark Royal sinks...

Item #672770

November 14, 1941

NEW YORK WORLD-TELEGRAM, November 14, 1941



* HMS Ark Royal sunk by torpedo

* Royal Navy aircraft carrier

* German U-81 boat submarine attack




The front page has a nice banner headline: "Ark Royal Sunk Near Gibraltar" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. Another photo on page 9. First report coverage on the sinking of the HMS Ark Royal by a German U-boat during World Wa... See More  

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672768

Charles Webster Leadbeater death... Occultist...

Item #672768

March 02, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 2, 1934



* Charles Webster Leadbeater death

* Occultist - spiritualism - thesophist




Page 19 has a one column heading: "Dr. C. W. Leadbeater Dead In India At 86" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the death of Charles Webster Leadbeater, Theosophical Society member and occultist. I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particu... See More  

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672766

Creating a Jewish homeland in 1946...

Item #672766

July 27, 1946

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 27, 1946



* Creating the Jewish homeland

* Israel - Palestine - Jews - Judaica




Page 8 has a report on the work towards creating a Jewish homeland in Israel/Palestine, with a one column heading: "Entry Of 100,000 Jews Held Key Zionist Demand" with subhead. (see) Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.

Comp... See More  

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672763

Errico Malatesta death... Italian anarchist...

Item #672763

July 26, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 26, 1932



* Errico Malatesta death

* Italian anarchist - communist

* Anarchism & organization




Page 15 has a one column heading: "E. MALATESTA DIES; ANARCHIST WAS 82" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the death of Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist who spent much of his life in exile. I suspect this is one of the few publications ... See More  

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672761

George S. Patton's siege on Metz, France...

Item #672761

November 10, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 10, 1944



* Battle of Metz, France - Pincer siege

* General George S. Patton leads

* United States Army Central - Third

* Luftwaffe fight Ace Walter Novotny killed




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "PATTON FORGES PINCERS ON METZ" with subheads and related map. (see) Page 7 has a brief and inconspicuous report headed: "Nazi Air... See More  

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672760

1942 Doolittle raid of Japan revealed...

Item #672760

April 19, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1943



* The famous Doolittle raid of Japan revealed

* U.S. Army Air Force B-25B Mitchell bombers

* USS Hornet aircraft carrier




Near the bottom front page is a two column heading: "Tokyo Raid Made From Carriers, U.S. Fliers Reveal on Anniversary". (see) This was when it was first revealed to the public that Jimmy Doolittle was responsible for the raid ... See More  

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672752

1931 Phar Lap Australian horse racing loss....

Item #672752

November 04, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 4, 1931



* Phar Lap - Thoroughbred racehorse

* Melbourne Cup horse racing upset loss




The sport's section (page 34) has one column headings that include: "PHAR LAP UNPLACED IN MELBOURNE CUP" "Favorite Finds Burden of 150 Pounds Too Much Over Route of Two Miles" and more. First report coverage on Phar Lap's upset loss at the Melbourne C... See More  

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672751

Country's leading women's suffrage publication...

Item #672751

May 18, 1895

THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., May 18, 1895



* Rare 19th century title

* Women's suffrage




Their motto in the masthead: "Equality Before The Law". This was the country's leading women's suffrage publication having begun in Beatrice, Nebraska, before moving to Washington, D.C. Published by Clara Bewick Colby, a women's rights activist & suffragist lead... See More  

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672750

Death of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham...

Item #672750

September 26, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 26, 1980 



* John Bonham death (1st report)

* British rock band Led Zeppelin drummer




The top of page 20 has a report headed: "Led Zeppelin Drummer John Bonham Found Dead". Bonham was widely considered to be the greatest drummer in music history. Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry.

The complete first se... See More  

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672748

From the "heyday" of Asbury Park, New Jersey...

Item #672748

July 31, 1888

THE DAILY PRESS, Asbury Park & Ocean Grove, New Jersey, July 31, 1888 



* From this tourist mecca of the 19th century
* Famous hotels in illustrated ads


An interesting newspaper from these once-famous vacation meccas on the Jersey coast, containing various news of the day with an emphasis on tourism-related items. Page 2 has: "History of Asbury Park" taking ov
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672734

John D. Rockefeller death in 1937....

Item #672734

May 24, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER, EXTRA, May 24, 1937.

 

* John D. Rockefeller death (1st report)

* Oil tycoon & philanthropist



The front page has a great banner headline: "ROCKEFELLER SR. DIES" with subheads and photo. (see) Nice for display. More on pages 2 & 3.

Incomplete issue containing 12 of the 16 pages of the 1st section only, all Rockefeller content is present, light... See More  

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672701

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #672701

October 17, 1907

THE SUN, New York, October 17, 1907  This issue has fine coverage on the financial stock market crisis of 1907. The front page has: "SMASH OF HEINZE'S CORNER - WHOLE MARKET RUNS DOWN TO MANY NEW YORK RECORDS", which continues on pg. 3. Additionally, there is an inside article on the "FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL" section describing the, "sensational fluctuations durin... See More  

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672700

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #672700

October 24, 1907

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 24, 1907  A front page image has, "CROWD OUTSIDE COLONIAL BRANCH OF THE TRUST COMPANY OF AMERICA, BROADWAY AND ANN STREET", with related articles,"FINANCIAL LEADERS HELP - Morgan and Rockefeller Devise Measures to Relieve the Situation Here - TRUST CO. OF AMERICA STANDS RUN", "THINK WORST IS OVER - VIEWS AT THE TREASURY - Belief That Con... See More  

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672698

Financial Stock Market Crisis of 1907..

Item #672698

October 21, 1907

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, October 21, 1907  This issue has fine coverage on the financial stock market crisis of 1907. A front page image has, "TWO NEW BANK PRESIDENTS CHOSEN YESTERDAY", accompanied by an article,"THE THOMASES, TOO, QUIT THEIR BANKS - Four New Heads of City's Financial Institutions Chosen - Crisis Now Over". See photos for details.

Complete in 12 pages, very ... See More  

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672693

1957 Villa Rica, Georgia explosion disaster...

Item #672693

December 06, 1957

THE TIMES-PICAYUNE, Dec. 6, 1957



* Villa Rica, Georgia

* Natural gas explosion

* Berry's Pharmacy




The top of the front page has a four column headline: "12 PERSONS KILLED, 20 HURT IN GEORGIA EXPLOSION, FIRE" with subhead and related photo.

Complete 68 pages, red ink error during printing affects the headline (see), a little margin wear, generally good.... See More  

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672690

1942 Battle of Milne Bay...

Item #672690

August 27, 1942

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 31, 1942



* Battle of Milne Bay

* World War II




The front page has a terrific banner headline: "JAPS ARE ROUTED!" in large, bold lettering with: "Allies Win Two New Guinea Battles !" and subheads. (see)

Complete with 22 pages, light toning and some wear at the margins, a few binding holes, nice for display.

... See More  

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672689

1876 Molly Maguires murder trial at Mauch Chunk...

Item #672689

February 19, 1876

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 19, 1876



* Molly Maguires murder trial

* Mauch Chunk - Pennsylvania




The top of page 3 has small one column headings: "The Molly Maguires" "The Jones Murder...." (see)

Complete with 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally very nice.

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672688

Operation Market Garden in 1944....

Item #672688

September 19, 1944

MINNEAPOLIS MORNING TRIBUNE, September 19, 1944



* Operation Market Garden begins

* Post D-Day Europe

* World War II - WWII



The front page has a nice banner headline: "NAZIS FROM RUSSIA BATTLE YANKS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on the great paratrooper raid in the Netherlands.

Complete with all 18 pages, light toning at the margins, a few tiny binding holes along the spine, ge... See More  

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672687

Elvis Presley death in a Memphis newspaper... Mid-South Edition...

Item #672687

August 17, 1977

MEMPHIS PRESS-SCIMITAR, Tennessee, August 17, 1977



* The death of Elvis Presley

* Great issue from his hometown

* Considerable details and photos




This 50 page issue has nice headlines which include: "A Lonely Life Ends on Elvis Presley Boulevard" and other related subheads, and includes front page photos of "Elvis last year" and "Elvis in the beginning." ... See More  

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672686

The first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean...

Item #672686

June 16, 1919

THE GLOBE, Bethlehem, Penn., June 16, 1919 



* 1st Non-stop Transatlantic airplane flight (historic)

* John Alcock & Arthur W. Brown




It may be a surprise to many that Charles Lindbergh was not the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic (his was the first solo flight). Eight years previously the pair of John Alcock & Arthur Brown made the historic flight. The front page has a ... See More  

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672685

1870 Raid on the Arapaho... Wyoming...

Item #672685

April 15, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 15, 1870



* Raid on the Arapaho

* Indians - Native Americans




Page 7 has a somewhat brief report under the small headings: "The Redskins" "Fight with the Wyoming Indians..." (see)

Complete with 12 pages, a little irregular along the spine, generally nice.

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672684

Most lopsided baseball game score ever...

Item #672684

June 19, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 19, 1874



* Early professional baseball game

* One of the most lopsided scores ever




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "The National Game" "The Worst Muffing Affair on Record-The Great Chicago Club Beaten, 38 to 1" with box scores. (see) Described in one baseball reference book as one of the poorest games of baseball played between two pr... See More  

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672681

World War II begins....

Item #672681

September 10, 1939

THE BOSTON HERALD, September 10, 1939 



* Blitzkrieg - Warsaw

* World War II WWII starts

* Nazis invade Poland




The front page has a nice banner headline: "WOMEN FIGHT FOR WARSAW" and more with subheads and related illustration. (see) Nice for display. Unusual headline with Women fighting.

Complete 1st section only with all 28 pages, rag edition in great condition. A few smal... See More  

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672680

Thomas Hunt Morgan wins Nobel Prize....

Item #672680

October 21, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 21, 1933



* Thomas Hunt Morgan - evolutionary biologist

* Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine




The front page has a one column heading: "PASADENA DOCTOR GETS NOBEL PRIZE" with subheads that include: "Thomas H. Morgan Receives the Medical Award for His Studies of Chromosomes" and more. (see) First report coverage on Thomas Hunt Morgan winning ... See More  

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672678

Arab-Israeli War for liberation... State of Israel recognized...

Item #672678

May 19, 1948

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, May 19, 1948



* United States, Russia & others recognizing Israel

* Arab-Israeli War for liberation beginning

* Battle for Jerusalem - Israel




The front page has a nice banner headline: "ARAB GUNS RIP JERUSALEM" with subheads. (see) The United States & Russia recognized the State of Israel just a few days earlier.

Complete with all 30 pages, light t... See More  

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672677

1963 Birmingham, Alabama race riots...

Item #672677

May 04, 1963

THE RUSSELL DAILY NEWS, Kansas, May 4, 1963



* Birmingham, Alabama

* Race riots - Negroes

* Martin Luther King Jr.




The top of the front page has a three column headline: "Birmingham Racial Situation Explosive" (see).

Complete with 6 pages, small library stamp within masthead, a few small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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672676

1961 TWA Flight 529 disaster...

Item #672676

September 01, 1961

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, September 1, 1961



* TWA Flight 529 disaster



The front page has a nice banner headline: "78 Die In Fiery Plane Crash In Illinois" (see) First report coverage on the TWA Flight 529, Lockheed Constellation L-049, airplane crash near Hinsdale, Illinois.

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

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672675

1871 Henryville, Indiana... Park family murders...

Item #672675

November 16, 1871

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 16, 1871



* Henryville, Clark County, Indiana

* Slaughter of the Park family - murders




The top of page 8 has one column headings: "FRIGHTFUL MURDER IN INDIANA" "A Whole Family Butchered" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, some margin wear with some tiny tears, generally good.... See More  

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672667

Kobe Bryant's very 1st NBA game in a L.A. newspaper...

Item #672667

November 04, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Nov. 4, 1996



* Kobe Bryant makes his NBA debut

* Lakers professional basketball

* Shaquille O'Neal - Shaq debut with L.A.

* Best publication to be had - rare as such




The front page of section C (sports) has a headline: "Lakers Still Kidding Around" with subhead: "Bryant becomes youngest player in NBA history..." and photo showing Shaq shooting a ... See More  

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672665

1873 Vienna World's Fair opens...

Item #672665

May 03, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 3, 1873



* 1873 Vienna World's Fair opens

* Austria-Hungary capital exposition




The top of page 3 has many one column headings: "VIENNA" "Grand Opening of the World's Fair" "A May-Day Greeting from the Old World" "Science The Master Of The World" "Louise Muhlbach's Account" "OUR VIENNA VICTORY" a... See More  

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672664

World War II set, an issue from each of the years...

Item #672664

January 01, 1942

THE DAILY NEWS, New York  An interesting lot of five issues, each from the World War II years of 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, and 1945.

One of the great features of the Daily News is the format, as most of each front page of this tabloid-size newspaper is taken up with a headline and/or photo relating to the war.

Each issue has some inside pages removed but pages relating to the war were kept. E... See More  

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672663

Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons at Shelby, Montana...

Item #672663

July 05, 1923

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, July 5, 1923



* Jack Dempsey vs. Tommy Gibbons

* Heavyweight boxing title (1st report)

* Shelby, Montana financial flop




The top of the front page has a nice banner headline: "DEMPSEY WINS BY DECISION" with subheads and round by round descriptions. (see) Nice for display. More in the sport's section and 5 related photos are on the back page.

Complete w... See More  

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672662

USS Panay incident in 1937...

Item #672662

December 13, 1937

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, EXTRA!, December 13, 1937 



* USS Panay incident (1st report)

* Yangtze River, Nanjing, China
 



The front page has a great banner headline: "JAPAN SINKS U. S. GUNBOAT WITH BOMBS; 100 ON BOARD !" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with 18 pages, light toning at the margins, small library stamp with the masthead, a little spi... See More  

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672661

1854 Norwalk, Ohio...

Item #672661

November 28, 1854

THE NORWALK EXPERIMENT, Ohio, Nov. 28, 1854



* Uncommon publication



Page 2 has an article headed: "The Mormons" See images for text here. An uncommon from pre-Civil War Ohio. Contains other news of the day with many advertisements.

Complete with 4 pages, some period stray writing above the masthead, nice condition.

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672660

1950 Korean War...

Item #672660

September 05, 1950

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 5, 1950 



* Korean War original

* Second Battle of Naktong Bulge




The top of the front page has a five column headline: "SOVIET FLIER DOWNED OFF KOREA BY ALLIED PATROL, U. S. TELLS U. N.; RED DRIVE NEAR POHANG ADVANCES" with various related subheads and photo.

Complete with all 48 pages, rag edition in great condition.... See More  

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672659

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, printed in gold ink...

Item #672659

June 03, 1953

DAILY MAIL, London, June 3, 1953 



* Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II



This is: "The Golden Reprint" edition as all 12 pages are printed in gold ink.

Nice to have a report of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth in a London newspaper, with the banner headline: "LET US CHERISH OUR OWN WAY OF LIFE", with a photo of Queen Elizabeth taking up most of the front page. A pletho... See More  

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672655

1942 USS Yorktown Midway sinking....

Item #672655

September 17, 1942

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, September 17, 1942



* USS Aircraft Carrier Yorktown sinking

* Battle of Midway aftermath

* World War II - WWII

* Incomplete issue ***




The bottom of the front page has a photo of the doomed USS Yorktown with small heading: "Yorktown Lost" The report begins on page 3 with another related photo. The article is to continues on page 23 which is not present. But ... See More  

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672654

1st week of "Twister", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #672654

May 17, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 17, 1996



* Best "Twister" movie advertisement

* 1st week - following Friday

* Disaster adventure film - storm chasers




A nice issue on the 1st week of the motion picture hit "Twister" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood area's prime publication.

... See More  

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672653

World the war may be over: from the city where it began...

Item #672653

August 14, 1945

GAZETTE AND BULLETIN, Williamsport, Penn., Aug. 14, 1945



* World War II ending

* Japanese surrendering




The front page banner headline is an early announcement that the war with Japan was coming to an end: "JAP RADIO BROADCASTS TOKYO WILL ACCEPT ALLIED SURRENDER TERMS" with a subhead. (see) Nice for display. Indeed, the next day's edition in newspapers across the country would ... See More  

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672652

Stock market has its biggest gain in history...

Item #672652

March 16, 1933

NEW YORK TIMES, March 16, 1933 



* Wall Street - stock market

* Biggest percentage gain is history




While most reports on the stock market have a negative focus--"crash" days always sell well--we are pleased to offer this issue which was a bit of brightness in the midst of the Great Depression.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average had its single best day (percentage change) in his... See More  

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672650

The very beginning of the Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672650

September 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 18, 1873. This issue has fine early coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is an article on pg. five, "PANIC IN STOCKS - GREAT EXCITEMENT IN THE STREET YESTERDAY", which takes nearly a full column of text. Another somewhat related article appea... See More  

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672649

Phar Lap mounted... Babe Ruth - Yankees capture pennant...

Item #672649

September 14, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 14, 1932



* Phar lap - Australian thoroughbred racehorse

* New York Yankees capture AL pennant




Page 18 has a small one column heading: "Phar Lap Mounted in Yonkers; To Be Exhibited at Belmont". See photo for brief text.

Page 17 has a five column headline: "League Championship Captured by Yankees" with subheads (see photos). This would be Bab... See More  

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672648

Jesse Owens & 1936 Olympic team welcome home....

Item #672648

September 04, 1936

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 4, 1936



* Jesse Owens & Olympic team welcome home

* Broadway, Manhattan ticker-tape parade

* Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia presents

* 1936 Berlin, Germany Summer Olympics




The top of page 21 has a one column heading: "OLYMPIC STARS GET WELCOME OF CITY" with subheads that include: "121 From the American Team, Headed by Owens, Parade Through Cheer... See More  

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672647

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672647

September 22, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as the "Panic of 1873" - precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There is a front page article, "THREE DAYS OF PANIC", which continues on Pg. 8, followed by a 1 & 3/4 column article: "FORMER PANICS IN THIS COUNTRY". See photos... See More  

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672646

Financial Panic of 1873...

Item #672646

September 23, 1873

THE WORLD, NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 1873  This issue has fine follow up coverage on what became known as: "The Panic of 1873", which was precipitated by the bankruptcy of the banking firm of Jay Cooke and Company.

There are several reports with one column head including; "A BRIGHTER PROSPECT - BETTER FEELING IN WALL STREET ...", "JAY COOKE & CO. - A STATEMENT OF ASSET... See More  

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672645

Munich Agreement of 1938... Sudetenland....

Item #672645

September 30, 1938

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, 8 A.M. EXTRA, September 30, 1938



* Munich Agreement

* Adolph Hitler - Benito Mussolini

* Sudetenland - Czechoslovakia



The front page has a nice headline: "CZECHS GIVE UP! BOW TO 4 POWERS" with various subheads that include: "Four Power Pact Gives Hitler Sudetenland" and more. Unfortunately their is a small library label that affects the headline... See More  

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672644

Whaling disaster of 1871....

Item #672644

November 14, 1871

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, November 14, 1871



* Whaling disaster of 1871

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam




Page 5 has an article headed: "The Destruction Of The Arctic Whaling Fleet" "Twelve Hundred Seamen Wrecked--Great Loss OF Life...." and list of the ships lost. Text takes up just over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, minor margin wear, gene... See More  

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672635

Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone ?...

Item #672635

December 03, 1963

THE DETROIT NEWS, Dec. 3, 1963



* re. John F. Kennedy - JFK assassination

* FBI indicates Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone




The top of the front page has a nice headline: "FBI Report: Oswald Was Alone in Killing" with subheads. (see) Nice for display.

Complete with 60+ pages, light toning at the margins, small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.... See More  

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$42.00
672633

Harlem race riot of 1935...

Item #672633

March 20, 1935

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 20, 1935



* Harlem race riot of 1935

* Black teenage shoplifter




The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Police Shoot Into Rioters; Kill Negro in Harlem Mob" with subhead. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 15. Great to have in this famous NYC publication.

Complete with all 44 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.



wikipedia notes: Th... See More  

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$58.00
672573

1996 TWA Flight 800 disaster...

Item #672573

July 18, 1996

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 18, 1996



* TWA Flight 800 explosion tragedy

* Boeing 747-100 airplane - airliner

* Montoursville Area High School students




The front page has a nice banner headline: "N.Y. Jet Explodes; 229 Aboard; Flight to Paris Plunges in Flames Into Ocean" with subheads and related diagram.

Very nice condition.... See More  

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$68.00
672569

Dinebag Darrell killed during concert...

Item #672569

December 10, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, December 10, 2004



* Dimebag Darrell killed (1st report)

* Heavy metal guitarist - Pantera




Near the bottom of the front page is a one column heading: "Heavy-Metal Fans Shaken by Killings in Ohio Club" The article carries over to page 22 with banner headline and 2 related photos. (see) Great to have this report in a newspaper from the home of the entertainment ind... See More  

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672294

Battle of Pea Ridge, and much more...

Item #672294

March 29, 1862

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, March 29, 1862  The full front page shows: "A Thrilling Scene in East Tennessee --Colonel Fry and the Union Men Swearing by the Flag". Other prints inside include a dramatic fullpg: "The Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas--the Final Advance of Our Troops" and "Columbus, Kentucky, After the Rebel Evacuation" and "Fort Clinch, Fernand... See More  

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671965

A Williamsburg, Viriginia report...

A Tory newspaper from the Revolutionary War...

Item #671965

February 21, 1778

THE PENNSYLVANIA LEDGER OR THE PHILADELPHIA MARKET-DAY ADVERTISER, February 21, 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 entire front page is taken up with ads. Page 2 has a nice letter... See More  

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671862

A Philip Burke caricature of Donald Trump...

Item #671862

December 17, 1991

THE VILLAGE VOICE, New York, December 17, 1991 



* Donald Trump caricature

* 25 years before presidency




Philip Burke's caricature of Donald Trump is featured on the cover. Known for his depictions of U.S. Presidents, it is nice to have his illustration of Donald Trump long before his presidency. The related article, "TRUMP - BEGINNING OF THE END", begins on the front page ... See More  

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671836

Richard Ramirez "Night Stalker" conviction in a L.A. paper...

Item #671836

September 21, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 21, 1989



* Serial killer & rapist Richard Ramirez

* Los Angeles area home invasion predator

* "Night Stalker" guilty verdict - conviction




The top of the front page gas a headline: "Ramirez Guilty on All Night Stalker Murder Charges" with photo of Ramirez giving the "devil sign" outside the courthouse after verdict. Lengthy text con... See More  

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671771

Popular for the colorful political cartoons...

Item #671771

November 12, 1884

PUCK, New York, Nov. 12, 1884 



* Color political prints



Puck was America's first successful humor magazine of colorful cartoon caricatures and political satire, publishing from 1871 until 1918. It was also the first to successfully adopt full color lithography printing for a weekly publication. The color prints are much desired for their displayability. This issue has as its politic... See More  

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671734

Abraham Lincoln's General Orders 1, 2, and 3...

Item #671734
THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, March 20, 1862 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* General War Orders No. 1, 2 & 3




Included is an article titled: "Late News - The President's War Orders", which includes the text of 3 orders (General Orders 1, 2, and 3), each signed in block type by the President: Abraham Lincoln.

Page 2 has an intriguing article: "The Black
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671615

Horace Greeley's Overland Journey - Pike's Peak...

Item #671615

August 23, 1859

NEW YORK SEMI-WEEKLY TRIBUNE, Aug. 23, 1859 



* Horace Greeley

* Go West, young man

* Emigration




Page 5 has the 20th installment of Horace Greeley's "An Overland Journey - XX. THE EMIGRATION", which has more than two columns on his observations during his visit to Pike's Peak and the surrounding region. Quite interesting. See images for considerable details.

The fro... See More  

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671117

Douglas MacArthur lands in Japan....

Item #671117

August 30, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1945



* U.S. occupation of Japan begins

* General Douglas MacArthur takes over

* USS Missouri (Big Mo) in Tokyo Bay




The front page has a nice banner headline: "M'ARTHUR IN JAPAN; YOKOSUKA IS TAKEN; ARMY, NAVY REPORT ON PEARL HARBOR; MARSHALL, HULL AND STARK CENSURED" with many subheads and related photo. (see) First report coverage on the initial... See More  

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670811

18th century Philadelphia...

Item #670811

March 01, 1798

GENERAL AURORA ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, March 1, 1798



* Rare 18th century American publication



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.

Four pages, tiny binding holes along the spine, very nice c... See More  

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670769

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...

Item #670769

November 16, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 



* Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge



The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Co... See More  

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670766

From the capital of the Confederacy in 1862....

Item #670766

August 12, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, Aug. 12, 1862 



* From the capital of the Confederacy



Not just a newspaper from the Confederate, but from the capital of the Confederate states. The front page has: "Important From the North--Call For 600,000 More Men--A Draft to Be Immediately made" "From Culpeper" "From The South Side" "Changing His Base" with ... See More  

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670763

Much front page war coverage... Butler in New Orleans...

Item #670763

May 30, 1862

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1862 



* General Benjamin 'Beast' Butler in Orleans

* Rare Confederate title from the rebel capital




Not just a nice Confederate newspaper, but one from the capital of the Confederacy, through which all important war information flowed.

The front page includes: "The Lines About Richmond" 'The Potomac Crossed&quo... See More  

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670760

Terrific, early views of San Francisco and Sacramento...

Item #670760

November 29, 1851

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Nov. 29, 1851 



* Early San Francisco city view print 

* California gold rush era & Sacramento




The front page has a great & very early: "View Of San Francisco From the Foot of Telegraph Hill" with a related article on the city which: "...has now a population of about 40,000, with over 100 miles of streets laid out..."... See More  

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670757

Short-lived labor newspaper with an article by Karl Marx's daughter...

Item #670757

March 22, 1884

TRUTH, San Francisco, California, March 22, 1884 



* Rare publication



During its brief life (1882-1884), "Truth" published local, national, and international labor news, along with a wide range of radical literature.

Page 3 has an article concerning Charles Delescluze, a French revolutionary leader, journalist, and military commander of the Paris Commune. It is signed in ... See More  

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670755

Great Tombstone newspaper printed ten days before the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral...

Item #670755

October 16, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Cochise County, Arizona, October 16, 1881



* Best Old West title to be had

* Pre Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




Few could argue for a more recognizable title from the Old West, nor could any town be more linked to the romance of the West than this one. Tombstone is steeped in Western lore, and the several movies done concerning the gunfight at the O.K. Corral have kept th... See More  

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670749

Thomas Jefferson... Indian troubles on the frontier...

Item #670749

March 17, 1791

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, March 17, 1791 



* Nice 18th century American publication



Beginning on the ftpg. & take part of page 2 is the continued: "Report of the Secretary of State on the Subject of the Cod & Whale Fisheries" signed in type: Thomas Jefferson.

Page 3 has another letter signed in type: Thomas Jefferson, plus a letter from W... See More  

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670747

Japanese attack California...

Item #670747

February 24, 1942

LOS ANGELES HERALD EXPRESS, California, Feb. 24, 1942 



* Attack on California coast

* Ellwood oil field shelling

* Japanese submarine I-17

* Best title to be had ? (rare)




The bold headline proclaims: "HUNT JAP U-BOAT IN RAID ON SOUTHLAND" with a smaller banner: "2 U.S. Ships Wrecked; 189 Die". One of the subhead notes: "Sub Shells Oil Field Near Santa Barbara... See More  

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670746

Reports from World War I...

Item #670746

April 17, 1918

THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, April 17, 1918 



* Battle of the Lys (1918)

* Fourth Battle of Ypres

* Spring Offensive of Flanders




The World War I banner headline announces: "GERMANS DRIVE FORWARD IN FLANDERS" with subheads: "Three Important Strategic Towns Taken From British Following Bitter Struggles" and more.

Complete in 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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670745

Significant victories by the Yankees...

Item #670745

December 19, 1864

NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 19, 1864 



* General William T. Sherman

* March to the sea to Savannah

* Battle of Nashville, Tennessee




Over half of the first column on page 1 is taken up with some great and larger-than-normal heads on Yankee successes in the South, including: "VICTORY ! " "Sherman at Savannah--Thomas in Tennessee" "Great News From Both Armies" "... See More  

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670739

The "fever" for California gold has begun...

Item #670739

September 30, 1848

SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 1848 



* California Gold Rush

* 49ers - mining - miners




Page 2 has a nice report headed: "The Gold Region" with bits including: "...accounts heretofore received of he existence of gold on the borders of various rivers in California and the made excitement that prevails in all that region to share in the spoils...sailors, prin... See More  

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670734

The first newspaper published in Wyoming...

Item #670734

August 27, 1875

CHEYENNE DAILY LEADER, Wyoming (Territory), Aug. 27, 1875 



* Very rare territorial publication



A very elusive title from 15 years before Wyoming statehood. The Leader was the very first newspaper published in the territory, having begun in September, 1867.

Typical news & ads of the day with page 3 beginning: "Cheyenne As An Outfitting Point!". Many of the ads are illustra... See More  

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670731

Bull Run... "The Surrey Eleven" cricket team...

Item #670731

August 31, 1861

ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, August 31, 1861 



* The Surrey eleven cricket team portrait

* Battle of Bull Run - Manassas (in America)




Inside has: "The Surrey Eleven" with a full page portrait of the cricket team.

Another full-page print has: "The Civil War In America: Engagement Between The 71st New York And An Alabama Regiment At The Battle Of Bull Run".

Othe... See More  

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670663

News from America...

Item #670663

January 21, 1775

THE MIDDLESEX JOURNAL & EVENING ADVERTISER, London, Jan. 21, 1775 



* Prelude to the Revolutionary War

* Rare 18th century British title




The front page has some reports concerning a meeting of the American Congress in Philadelphia. Page 2 has: "Union of Parties in Defence of American Liberties" and page 3 has some news concerning trade in the West Indies, and a paragraph b... See More  

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670622

Did Cook or Peary discover the North Pole?

Item #670622

September 16, 1909

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, a collection of 14 consecutive issues from September 1 thru 16, 1909 (no Sunday issues).



* Robert Peary finds the North Pole ?

* Or was it Frederick Cook that was 1st ?




The discovery of the North Pole has been a question of debate: did Cook or Peary get their first? A Smithsonian magazine article discusses the controversy. It was widely accepted t... See More  

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670609

Grover Cleveland Alexander endorses Coca-Cola...

Item #670609

June 02, 1916

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, June 2, 1916 



* Coca-Cola - Coke advertisement

* Grover Alexander - MLB baseball




Of interest is a very nice, graphic, page 9 advertisement in which noted baseball star "Grover Cleveland Alexander" endorses Coca-Cola (see the photo).

The front page is dominated by World War I reports, nearly a year before America's entry in the... See More  

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670485

Geronimo is captured...

Item #670485

September 07, 1886

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 7, 1886



* Geronimo - Apache Indians leader

* Fort Bowie - Arizona - capture




The top of the front page has, among other heads, the announcement: "Geronimo And His Band Prisoners at Last", however the actual text is rather brief and at the bottom of the next column: "Geronimo a Prisoner at Fort  Bowie", reading: "General Mil... See More  

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670428

Very early Charlie Chaplin performance advertisement...

Item #670428

March 02, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, March 2, 1915  Page 5 has a very early Charlie Chaplin notice, being an advertisement for his appearance: "Charlie Chaplin at the Plaza Today. The Greatest Cutup in History..." which includes the iconic full-figure photo of him in his popular role as 'The Tramp'. Chaplin had just arrived in the United States in December, 1913.

Twelve ... See More  

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670419

Jack the Ripper has been arrested?

Item #670419

September 20, 1888

THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Sept. 20, 1888 



* Charles Ludwig is Jack the Ripper ?



The front page has a brief & inconspicuous item on Jack the Ripper: "A German named Ludwig has been arrested in London on suspicion of being the perpetrator of the recent Whitechapel murders, where the four women were found dead and mutilated at separate times."

Eight pages, a small rep... See More  

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670405

Mention of Nellie Bly's race around the world...

Item #670405

December 09, 1889

SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 9, 1889 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World



Page 4 has an article beginning: "Nellie Bly and Miss Bisland are racing around the world to show how fast the trip can be made and how safely women can make it along..." with more, however it is just a reference to a situation with a Danish woman seeking passage to Coronado in San Diego  ... See More  

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670344

Rare full front page Civil War map...

Item #670344

April 22, 1862

NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1862 



* Siege of Yorktown, Virginia

* Rare full page Civil War map




The front page has a great full page map headed:  "THE SIEGE OF YORKTOWN, The Rebel Fortifications, Earthworks and Rifle Pits Around Yorktown and Across the Peninsula--The Work Before general McClellan and the Army of the Potomac".

Also a page 3 map titled: "THE ADVANCE OF... See More  

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670319

Huge Civil War map of an iron-clad fight...

Item #670319

April 14, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 14, 1863 



* First Battle of Charleston

* Ironclads warships clash




Although the front page has Civil War reports, including a small print of the military position, pages 2 & 3 have more on the Civil War including a huge  Civil War map: "THE GREAT IRON-CLAD FIGHT - Scene Of Operations Off Charleston...".

There are great column heads: "SUMTE... See More  

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670307

President Lincoln visits the troops...

Item #670307

April 10, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, April 10, 1863 



* President Abraham Lincoln

* Visits Army of the Potomac




A wealth of fine ftpg. content on the Civil War, plus there is a small one column map showing the Lake Palourde and Atchafalaya River vicinity.

Among the column heads: "THE ATTACK ON CHARLESTON" "The Bombardment of Fort Sumter" "The Union Forces Landed at Stono" &quo... See More  

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670181

Before our government was created...

Item #670181

May 03, 1786

THE MASSACHUSETTS CENTINEL, Boston, May 3, 1786 



* 18th century original



An issue from 3 years before the formal establishment of the new federal government in 1789.

In addition to editorial and news items, inside has a report of a duel fought in New York, reading in part: "...on arriving at the destined spot, they took their distance at 10 paces when Mr. B. desired Mr. C. to fire... See More  

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670179

A sketch of the history of America...

Item #670179

January 01, 1834

THE INCITER, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, December, 1833  A small magazine with a wide variety of content. Included is an article: "A Sketch of the history of America" which provides a brief history of the beginning of America. Also several topics which concern education, with a ftpg. editorial: "To Teachers".

Sixteen pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, scattered foxing, good condi... See More  

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670178

See the handsome masthead... On the Little Belt Affair...

Item #670178

November 25, 1811

THE WASHINGTONIAN, Windsor, Vermont, Nov. 25, 1811 



* Little Belt Affair

* War of 1812 prelude




The dominant feature of this issue is the displayable masthead, featuring a large engraving of a heraldic eagle with an 11 inch banner.

Page 3 has a: "Message" to Congress signed by the President: James Madison, concerning: "...the aggression committed by a British ship of war... See More  

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670152

England to grant independence to America...

Item #670152

December 14, 1782

THE NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, England Dec. 14, 1782 



* Independence for American Colonies



The back page has reports from America concerning the end of the Revolutionary War, bits noting: "...the last campaign in America, dwelling particularly on the loss of the army under Lord Cornwallis...that an offer of independence to America was the only means of procuring peace....declared himself... See More  

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670150

Mention of the hated Stamp Act..

Item #670150

May 12, 1766

THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, (spelled Gloucester today), England, May 12, 1766 



* Mention of the hated stamp act



The front page has a letter from Quebec as well as a letter from Philadelphia which notes in part: "...every thing relating to the affairs of America was settled, that the Stamp Act would be repealed and requisitions were to be made to the respective colonies for the support o... See More  

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669902

Six issues of a failed publishing venture by P.T. Barnum...

Item #669902

March 05, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853 



* Published by P. T. Barnum



A lot of six different issues of this scarce title, all from the first 6 months of its existence.

P.T. Barnum was the co-owner of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". These latter two ultimately becoming immensely more successful. This ... See More  

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669062

Sam Adams' state-of-the state address...

Item #669062

January 21, 1795

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR THE WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 21, 1795 



* Governor Samuel Adams

* State of the Union Address




Page 3 has over a full column taken up with what appears to be the governor's state-of-the-state address to his legislature, headed: "Address" and signed in type: Samuel Adams. In it he includes reference to the Whiskey Rebellion in a "sister s... See More  

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669027

On building the first frigates for the United States Navy...

Item #669027

July 24, 1794

THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, July 24, 1794



* re. United States Navy creation

* Construction of the frigates begins

* USS Constitution, Constellation & U.S.




A very ornate masthead makes this a displayable issue.

Page 3 has a notable report from Boston: "American Frigates" in which it announces the building of the first frigates of the U.S. Navy: "... See More  

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668909

Beauty of the frigate Constitution... Letters from President John Adams...

Item #668909

July 10, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 10, 1798 



* USS Constitution - 1st year of service

* Captain Samuel Nicholson




Page 2 has a letter to the militia of Morris County, New Jersey, signed by the President: John Adams.

Then an address from the legislature of New Hampshire to the President, with his reply signed; John Adams.

Page 2 also has: "Frigate Constitution&... See More  

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668908

Washington nominated to be Commander-in-Chief...

Item #668908

July 05, 1798

FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, July 5, 1798 



* President George Washington

* Commander-in-Chief again ?




Page 3 begins with a notable report: "How transporting the fact! the great, the good, the aged WASHINGTON, has said, 'I am ready again to go with my fellow citizens to the field of battle, in defence of the Liberty and Independence of my country'.

The
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668890

Buying the land at West Point for the Military Academy... Deciding on the seat of government...

Item #668890

June 30, 1790

GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, New York, June 30, 1790 



* West Point Military Academy land bought

* Seat of Government decision




Part of page 1 & half of pg. 2 are taken up with a continuing discussion in the House of Representatives on "Mr. Gerry's motion on the assumption of the state debt..." from the Revolutionary War, a controversial discussion at the time.
... See More  

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668799

Lincoln's funeral procession in New York City...

Item #668799

April 26, 1865

NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1865 



* Abraham Lincoln's funeral procession

* New York City - Black mourning borders




Nearly three-quarters of the first column on page one is taken up with related headlines, including: "OUR TRIBUTE" "Obsequies To Abraham Lincoln" "Scenes In City Hall" "The Procession" "One of the Most Imposing Displays the Wo... See More  

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668791

Very first Act of Congress... An ad for the "President's household"...

Item #668791

June 06, 1789

THE NEW YORK PACKET, June 6, 1789 



* 1st United States Congress - very first act of Congress

* Ad - Samuel Fraunces is the steward of the 1st President's (George & Martha Washington's) Household




The front page has an advertisement headed: "The President's Household" reading: "Whereas all servants and others, employed to procure provisions or supplies for ... See More  

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668606

Washington defends his Jay Treaty...

Item #668606

April 02, 1796

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 2, 1796 



* George Washington letter

* re. John Jay's Treaty




Page 3 has over a column taken up with a letter from the President to the House of Representatives concerning the controversial Jay Treaty, signed by him in type: Geo. Washington & dated March 30.

Included as well is the slightly smaller "Herald Extra" o... See More  

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668592

Lengthy letter from Benedict Arnold...

Item #668592

June 23, 1781

THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 23, 1781 



* Rare Benedict Arnold letter

* American Revolutionary War




Taking over half of page 2 and most of page 3 are taken up with an excellent and very detailed letter from Brigadier-General Benedict Arnold and his occupation of the Petersburg and Williamsburg areas and his actions in the vicinity in April and May, detailed in an almost day-by-day d... See More  

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668019

Early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth...

Item #668019

April 27, 1865

BOSTON DAILY JOURNAL, April 27, 1865 



* Assassin John Wilkes Booth

* Found at Garrett's Farm & shot dead

* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination




Page 2 has an early report on the death of John Wilkes Booth as most newspaper reported the event on the 28th.

A page 2 column is headed with: "IMPORTANT NEWS!" "The Assassin Booth and an Accomplice Driven From their... See More  

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667301

Three Thomas Jefferson Acts of Congress...

Item #667301

February 15, 1808

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 15, 1808 



* President Thomas Jefferson

* (3) Acts of Congress signed




The front page has over half a column taken up with three Acts of Congress, each signed in type by the President: Th. Jefferson. One relates to the impeachment trial of Samuel Chase.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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667133

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667133
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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667124

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #667124
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748  Certainly a prime feature is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War" with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor".

The "Explanation" numerically identifies 148 parts noted on the plates as well ... See More  

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666901

On the Revolutionary War, and nice on Captain Cook's explorations as well...

Item #666901

June 24, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, June 24, 1777 



* Captain James Cook explorations

* American Revolutionary War




The entire front page is taken up with a lengthy discussion of a pamphlet titled: "Address to Edmund Burke on his late Letter relative to the Affairs of America." which carries over a bit to pg. 2.  An inside page is almost entirely taken up with an excellent &... See More  

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666877

The capture of General Lee at Basking Ridge, New Jersey...

Item #666877

February 20, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Feb. 20, 1777 



* General Charles Lee captured

* Basking Ridge, New Jersey

* American Revolutionary War




Page 2 includes: "...that great harmony happily subsisted at Newport...when Capt. Wallace came away; that the climate agrees well with the troops...second in command of the Hessian Generals fell in the late ambuscade by bravely heading the 300 men ... See More  

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666874

From the Revolutionary War era...

Item #666874

January 30, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 30, 1777



* Revolutionary War Era

* 18th century original

* From The Enemy


 
Newspapers from England during the Revolutionary War are interesting as they give a sense as to life at that time and what political discussions were the "hot topic" of the day. This is a complete, 8 page newspaper and a very famous title with various ne
... See More  

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666873

Congress rallies the troops...

Item #666873

January 16, 1777

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Jan. 16, 1777 



* Benjamin Frankin, Ethan Allen & more

* Revolutionary War original from the enemy




Page 2 has a items concerning an officer at Boston addressing General Howe upon his retreat from the heights of Boston. And a short note from Ticonderoga, followed by a report from New York noting: "...General Howe has wrote for more troops...Whateve... See More  

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666799

Potential troubles in Mormon country...

Item #666799

June 25, 1857

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., June 25, 1857 



* Utah War - Expedition - Campaign

* Alfred Cumming and Brigham Young




Page 3 has a report headed: "Utah" which mentions in part: "...announcing that Col. Cumming...has been appointed Governor of Utah...difficulties to be encountered in Utah are more numerous & complicated...Among them may be incidentally ... See More  

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666781

Terrific account of the Taos Revolt... Mormons heading to California...

Item #666781

March 19, 1847

DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1847 



* Taos Revolt - New Mexico

* Mexican-American War

* Mormons emigrating to California




Page 3 has over 1 1/2 columns taken up with a wealth of detailed reporting on what is known as the Taos Revolt, an insurrection against the Americans for their occupation of Northern New Mexico. The governor, among others, was murdered.

... See More  

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664817

"Report" signed in type by Thomas Jefferson...

Item #664817

January 21, 1792

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 21, 1792



* Thomas Jefferson before presidency



Beginning on the ftpg. and concluding on page 2 is a very lengthy "Report" from the Secretary of State, signed in type: Th. Jefferson. It is very difficult to find 18th century newspapers with Jefferson's signature in type.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, some foxing and a few archival mends at... See More  

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663722

Printed at an institution for the criminally insane...

Item #663722

July 01, 1920

THE FARVIEW ECHO, Farview (Waymart), Wayne County, Pennsylvania, July, 1920 



* Rare insane asylum issue



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, some mild browning, generally in good... See More  

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662918

First transcontinental excursion from coast to coast...

Item #662918
TRANS-CONTINENTAL -- a complete reprint collection of all 12 issues of this fascinating newspaper.

The newspaper titled "Trans-Continental" was a stroke of historical genius in the mind of its editor, W. R. Steele. On May 24, 1870 over 130 passengers boarded a beautiful eight car Pullman train built under special orders of George M. Pullman specifically for this trip, the first chartere... See More  

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660579

Miami Heat wins NBA Championship...

Item #660579

June 22, 2012

USA TODAY, June 22, 2012.  The front page has the heading "MIAMI CROWNED" with a photo of Lebron James. 

The sports section starts with the heading "Big 3, season 2, ring 1", with a photo of Dwayne Wade and Lebron James. Other articles in the sports section include: "Given mulligan, Heat, James get redemption" and "'D' spells doom for Thunder&q... See More  

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660578

Baltimore Ravens win Super Bowl XLVII...

Item #660578

February 04, 2013

YORK DAILY RECORD, Pennsylvania, February 4, 2013



*  Baltimore Ravens defeat 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII

* Jacoby Jones sets kick-return record




The front page has the heading "CHARMED" with a photo of Joe Flacco and the Score of "RAVENS 34, 49ERS 31"



The sports section displays a photo of Ray Rice with the heading "Electric Slide". Other articles include:... See More  

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660115

Thanking Jews for the name Shiloh... Map of the Shenandoah Valley...

Item #660115

April 18, 1862

NEW YORK TIMES, April 18, 1862 



* Memphis TN Tennessee

* Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing)

* Jews - Jewish - Judaica




The front page features a nice, detailed map headed: "THE PRESENT SCENE OF OPERATIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. Map showing the Line of the Mississippi from Cairo to Memphis & the Rebel Forts, Including Fort Pillow...".

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659048

Emmett Dalton visits Coffeyville, Kansas....

Item #659048

May 10, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, section 2 only, May 10, 1931



* Former outlaw Emmett Dalton - Gang

* Coffeyville, Montgomery County, Kansas




The top of the front page of this section has a one column heading: "DALTON GOES BACK TO BANDIT HAUNTS" with subheads. (see) Coverage on infamous outlaw Emmett Dalton revisiting Coffeyville, Kansas. He survived 23 gunshot wounds there 39 years prior.

Othe... See More  

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658749

Very lengthy letter by Ben Franklin... British generals say America cannot be conquered...

Item #658749

September 09, 1779

THE AMERICAN JOURNAL & GENERAL ADVERTISER, Providence, Rhode Island, Sept. 9, 1779  A truly rare title from the Revolutionary War, as it lasted for less than 1 1/2 years from March, 1779 to August, 1781.

The entire front page and a bit of the back page are taken up with a very lengthy: "Address To the Inhabitants of Ireland", signed in type at its conclusion: B. Franklin. Versa... See More  

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653386

The capture of Atlanta...

Item #653386

September 03, 1864

NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 3, 1864 



* The Fall of Atlanta, Georgia (1st report)

* General William T. Sherman




The first column of the ftpg. begins with a nice stack of headlines: "GLORIOUS NEWS " "CAPTURE OF ATLANTA" "Our Troops Enter the Town on Friday Morning" "Official Confirmation" "A Great Battle at East Point" "Rebel Army Cut in ... See More  

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652765

Great editorial on the Civil War...

Item #652765

March 18, 1864

DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, March 18, 1864 



* Rare rebel publication



The back page has an interesting editorial which begins: "Recent transactions warrant the declaration that the enemy have ceased to fight as well as they did in the 2nd and 3rd years of the war. They have been defeated in Florida with a force on our part of but one to three. They were routed in Mississippi... See More  

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650873

Printed "in the field" in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #650873

May 18, 1945

GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 18, 1945 Haling itself as the "most Bombed newspaper", this military publication was printed in the jungles of New Guinea, hence the title. The banner headline reads: "Another 500 Super-Fort Raid: Repeat Hit on Nagoya" with the balance of the 4 pages taken up with various WWII reports. An uncommon title, nice condition, some marg... See More  

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649293

The oldest continuously published English language newspaper...

Item #649293
(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE  A  lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1729), priced at a bargain due to  being a blend of 2nd rate and slightly damaged issues. A great opportunity for authentic issues from the early 18th century at a fraction of their typical cost. The image shown is just an exam... See More  

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649261

Smallest newspaper in the world...

Item #649261

January 01, 2003

VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More  

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649230

John F. Kennedy assassinated...

Item #649230

November 22, 1963

ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963  Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".

All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More  

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640456

Terrific 18th century ship illustration...

Item #640456
GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, July, 1748 



* Great ship illustration



Certainly the feature item in this issue is the terrific, full page illustration of: "A Ship Of War", with considerable detail, and with most of the facing page having the "Explanation to a Ship of War of the third Rate with Rigging, &c., at Anchor". The "Explanation" numerically id... See More  

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633065

A periodical for spiritualists...

Item #633065

August 20, 1886

THE MEDIUM AND DAYBREAK, London, August 20, 1886 



* Ghosts - mediums - spectre - apparition - spooks



A fascinating & unusual newspaper subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the History, Phenomena, Philosophy & Teachings of Spiritualism" as noted in the masthead. Items include: "Spiritualism And Its Opponents" "Materializations, spirit-Voices, Lights, P... See More  

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631769

Territorial Oklahoma...

Item #631769

January 09, 1903

THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, Jan. 9, 1903 



* Pre-statehood



This is actually a "territorial" newspaper, as Oklahoma did not become a state until 1907, one of only 3 of the contiguous 48 to join the union in the 20th century (New Mexico & Arizona the other two).

A small folio-size newspaper of 8 pages with local & national news, and a page 2 column headed: "Territo... See More  

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620320

Fall of the Soviet Union... Great pair of issues...

Item #620320

August 01, 1991

(2) A fascinating pair of newspapers, destined to be the premier newspapers on the coup and collapse of the Soviet Union. Both double-titled: "NEZAVISIMAYA GAZETA/INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER".

Issue #1: Datelined Moscow & Washington, August, 1991 The Nezavismaya Gazeta defied orders & worked through the night, handing out crude newspaper copies to people on the streets, and faxing the... See More  

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619838

Interesting Jewish newspaper...

Item #619838

January 31, 1928

JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, Jan. 31, 1928  An uncommon title of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semitic concerns growing in Europe at the time. The front page has: "British Colonial Secretary Pleads with American Jews to Continue Support For Palestine Work" and: "Soviet's Plan Fo... See More  

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599500

Interesting Jewish newspaper...

Item #599500

August 05, 1930

JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, August 5, 1930  An uncommon title of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semitic concerns growing in Europe at the time. Among the articles are: "Congress of European Jewish Youth Organizations Opens"; "Jewish parliamentarians of 4 Nations, in Memo to Passfiel... See More  

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598007

From the Oklahoma & Indian Territories...

Item #598007

June 05, 1903

THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, June 5, 1903 



* Pre-statehood



Early newspapers from Oklahoma are very difficult to come by, primarily due to the territory being relatively unsettled through the 19th century. Created from a combination of the Oklahoma Territory and the Indian Territory, it did not become a state until 1907.

Eight pages, various news tidbits and a variety of literary items,... See More  

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597976

From the Oklahoma & Indian Territories...

Item #597976

June 12, 1903

THE RECORD, Moore, Oklahoma, June 12, 1903 



* Pre-statehood



Early newspapers from Oklahoma are very difficult to come by, primarily due to the territory being relatively unsettled through the 19th century. Created from a combination of the Oklahoma Territory and the Indian Territory, it did not become a state until 1907.

Eight pages, various news tidbits and a variety of literary items... See More  

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596085

Interesting Jewish newspaper...

Item #596085

January 27, 1928

JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, January 27, 1928  An uncommon title of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semetic concerns growing in Europe at the time. Among the articles are: "Lipsky Presents American Zionists' Grievances to British Colonial Secretary", "Paris Court Sentences Two Rus... See More  

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579576

Interesting Jewish newspaper...

Item #579576

June 28, 1928

JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, June 28, 1928  An uncommon title of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semetic concerns growing in Europe at the time. Among the articles are: "Vienna Hokoah Disbands as Professional Team" "To Legalize Flogging In Palestine Jails" ""Settlements... See More  

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551893

Smallest newspaper in the world...

Item #551893

January 01, 2003

VOSSA SENHORIA, Divinopolis, Brazil, 2003  A fascinating curiosity as this is the smallest newspaper in the world (as recognized by Guinness Book of Records). This monthly newspaper started in 1935 as a solution for creating a quality low-cost newspaper. Mostly in Portuguese, and containing 24 pages. Each issue is different so the issue you receive may differ from what is seen in the photo, b... See More  

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209874

Interesting Jewish newspaper...

Item #209874

January 01, 1930

JEWISH DAILY BULLETIN, New York, 1928-1930  An uncommon quarto-size issue of 4 pages, filled mostly with Jewish-related news, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Particularly interesting in light of anti-Semetic concerns growing in Europe at the time. Great condition and rarely offered. The issue shown is representative of the look, condition, and year of the issue you will receive. Measures abou... See More  

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177449

John Warwick Daniel....

Item #177449

June 15, 1907

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1907   There is a front page photo, "A Democratic Presidential Possibility--John Warwick Daniel--Senior Senator From Virginia". Included in this issue is an article on "An English Opinion of Mark Twain--From the London Spectator." There are photos of "Veterans Review Veterans"; "Honors For New York's... See More  

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177396

Attempted Assassination of the King and Queen of Spain....

Item #177396

June 23, 1906

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 23, 1906 There is a front page photo, "The Attempted Assassination of the King and Queen of Spain." "The Fault, The Visible Cause of the California Earthquake" by Herman Whitaker includes both an article and photos. Photos titled "The Fight on Mount Dajo." There is a double page photo, "An Instantaneous Phot... See More  

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177101

Columbia College...Yachting...

Item #177101

June 15, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 15, 1901 Illustration "Interior of the Library at Columbia College"; two pages of Yachting accidents and disasters and an article; The Cuban Situation; The American Invasion of London; The American Steel Industry; Military Exercises at West Point; and other news of the day. See photos for full details.

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176058

The beach at Galveston...

Item #176058

September 21, 1895

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 21, 1895 Full ftpg: 'Cotton States & International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga.' with another nice fullpg. of the Expo. inside. Halfpg: 'Beach at Galveston, Texas'. Fullpg: 'Joining the Great Lakes with the Ocean'

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175686

A.B. Frost hunting illustration... Views of Pittsburgh...

Item #175686

February 27, 1892

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 27, 1892  The full front page is "Out in the Cold"; Inside the issue is a full page "How Jewelry is Made"; half page "The Armory for the Seventy-First Regiment N.G.S.N.Y"; full page "Rear view of the Pennsylvania Railroad Station, Broad Street, Philadelphia"; nice doublepage centerfold "Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, F... See More  

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175582

Funerals of General Sherman and Admiral Porter...

Item #175582

February 28, 1891

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Feb. 28, 1891  Fullpg: 'George Washington Relics at the National Museum, Washington'. Dramatic doublepage centerfold: 'The Funeral of Gen. Sherman in New York'.

Fullpg: 'The Port Huron Tunnel, St. Clair River' & 'Water Polo at the Manhattan Athletic Club'. Another doublepage centerfold: 'Funeral of Adm. David Porter, Wash... See More  

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175418

Architecture in Atlanta, Georgia...

Item #175418

August 03, 1889

HARPER'S WEEKLY, Aug. 3, 1889 Great full ftpg: 'A Picket Post in the Indian Country' shows several soldiers on the watch over an Indian village in the distance. Fullpg: 'A Day at the Fishing Banks' & 'Recent Architecture in Atlanta, Ga.' 4 pages on 'Roads & Road-Making' shows several scenes & one of 'John L. Macadam' scenic fullpg: 'Mt. S... See More  

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173804

Winslow Homer print... Mount Vernon

Item #173804

February 28, 1874

HARPER'S WEEKLY February 28, 1874. Front full pg. illus. of "The New York Tribune's 'Disclosure'." Inside are two 1/2 pg. illus. of "Fighting the Fire" and "'Busted!' - A Deserted Railroad Town in Kansas." Two 1/2 pg. illus. of "The State Homeopathic Asylum for the Insane, Middletown, Orange County, New York" and "Hudson River St... See More  

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173188

"The Model Maker"... Impeachment Trial... Ohio River steamer Magnolia explodes...

Item #173188

April 04, 1868

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 4, 1868  The front page features: "The Model-Maker" with a descriptive article inside.  A full page of two prints on the impeachment trial" "Lobby of the White House at Washington" & "President Johnson Consulting with His Counsel" plus a print of the ticket for admission to the trial.

The doublepage centerfold: ... See More  

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172860

Passage of the Thirteenth Amendment...

Item #172860

February 18, 1865

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 18, 1865  The full front page is a jubilant scene captioned: "Scene in the House on the Passage of the Proposition to Amend the Constitution", being the 13th Amendment to the Constitution.The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the ... See More  

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172474

A Civil War Winslow Homer print...

Item #172474

June 08, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, June 8, 1861  The front page shows: "Uniforms of the Fifth Regiment New York Volunteers, Colonel Duryee, Now at Fortress Monroe". Also in this issue is a Winslow Homer print titled: "The Advance Guard of the Grand Army of U.S. Crossing the Long Bridge over the Potomac at 2 a.m. on May 24, 1861", prints of: "The Late Colonel Ellsworth&quo... See More  

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