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May 24, 1715
THE POST-BOY, London, May 24, 1715
* Rare & early 18th century issue
* Nice masthead engravings
The back page has a brief report mentioning America: "John Floyer, Esq; is appointed Secretary of New-England, in the room of Isaac Addington, lately deceas'd."
A single sheet newspaper, 8 1/2 by 14 inches, scattered foxing, two handsome engravings in the masthead. Nice c... See More
May 18, 1789
THE MORNING POST & DAILY ADVERTISER, London, Aug. 2, 1788
* Jewish - Jews - Judaica
Page 3 has a small bit: "Humphries has replied to Mendoza's acceptance of his challenge with seeming satisfaction, and declares he will, by a private letter, appoint a meeting for the purpose of settling particulars."
Daniel Mendoza was a famous Jewish boxer who transformed the Englis... See More
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
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
April 22, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 22, 1795
* Uncommon title
* Native Americans
Page 3 has a report from "Pittsburgh" prefaced with: "We are informed that a party of land-jobbers from the neighbourhood of Whelin [Wheeling?], have returned there & brought in with them an Indian Scalp. The circumstances as related to us are as follows:..." and... See More
June 29, 1795
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 29, 1795
* Proclamation signed in type by Sam Adams
Page 2 has a "Proclamation" signed in type by the governor: Samuel Adams.
Four pages, very handsome masthead, never-trimmed margins, small binding holes at the blank spine, great condition.... See More
April 16, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York April 16, 1796 Page 2 has a lengthy letter concerning "the university" in New York, signed by its Chancellor and New York governor: John Jay.
Four pages, nice condition.
November 02, 1796
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Nov. 2, 1796 The back page contains an article which begins: "John Adams has said...that as Mr. Washington had no children, the Presidency should be made hereditary in the family of Lund Washington [distant cousin of G. W.]...".... See More
The back page also has an ad concerning the sale of land "...in the territory northwest
The back page also has an ad concerning the sale of land "...in the territory northwest
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
March 10, 1815
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, March 10, 1815
* USS President (1800) captured
* HMS Endymion (1797) frigate
Page 2 has a fine & very detailed account of the naval encounter between the U.S. frigate President and the British ship Endymion, the latter capturing the American frigate. The battle took place several weeks after the Treaty of Ghent, but there is no evidence that the ... See More
January 21, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 21, 1862 With the front page taken up with ads, the feature is the back page war map headed: "THE WAR IN KENTUCKY & TENNESSEE" with related column heads, including; "Defeat of Zollicoffer's Army" "Fighting All Day" "Gen. Zollicoffer Killed" "Utter Rout of the Rebels" "Heavy Lossl On Both Sides" &... See More
February 21, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Feb. 21, 1862 The front page is dominated by a nice Civil War map headed: "THE DESTROYED BRIDGES IN ALABAMA - Map of the Locality--The Principal Communication of the Southwest with Their Rebel Capital Cut Off--Nashville Completely Isolated--The Loyal Alabamians Rising in Defence of the Union"
Good column heads include: "Confirmation of the Reported Evacuation... See More
May 31, 1862
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, May 31, 1862 Full ftpg: "Balloon View of the Attack on Fort Darling, in the James River, by Commander Roger's Gun-Boat Flotilla, 'Galena,' Monitor,' etc". Prints inside include: "Naval Combat Off Fort Wright..." showing monitors in battle; a full page: "Mobile and Its Defenses" which shows 6 scenes; a full page: &qu... See More
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
March 05, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Southern News" "General Sherman's Invasion of Mississippi" "High Prices of Food" "The War In Virginia - From Gen. Lee's Army" "Slavery and the Negro - Negro Equality Before the Law".
Included is the "Supplement" issue s well with its own masth... See More
July 02, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, July 2, 1864
* General William T. Sherman
* Negro troops question considered
As noted in the masthead this was the: "Gazette of The Regular & Volunteer Forces" and as such is replete with military news of all sorts.
The entire front page is taken up with: "The Campaign In Virginia" carrying over to most of pg. 2. Inside pages... See More
November 11, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 11, 1864
* Jefferson Davis message
* The arming of Slaves ?
The front page has over half the first column taken up with Civil War heads including: "Important Rebel News" "Annual Message of the Rebel President to Congress" "Jeff Davis Pronounces Sherman, Grant & Banks All failures" "Atlanta and Richmond Not Vital Points"... See More
November 04, 1869
WATCHMAN & REFLECTOR, Boston, Nov. 4, 1869 The front page has nearly 1 1/2 columns taken up with: "Memories Of Mormondom" by Rev. Wayland Hoyt, being #3 in a series. Photos show just portion.
Four pages, a bit irregular at the spine from disbinding, good condition.
February 01, 1873
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York, Feb. 1, 1873 This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Testing Machine" and "Seed Planter" and so much more. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.
The 1870's was considered the heyday for new inventions which included the electric... See More
December 12, 1874
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN December 12, 1874 This famous title always featured the latest inventions and improvements of the day, many being illustrated. Included in this issue are: "Keokuk, Iowa, Railroad Bridge" "Hot Air Balloon" and a nice centerfold of the Pittsburgh steel industry. Descriptive articles accompany the prints as well.
Sixteen pages, good condition.
June 03, 1882
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, June 3, 1882 The front page features a nice print of famed scientist Louis Pasteur, with the balance of the page taken up with text on his life and work.
The complete issue, measuring 11 by 15 1/2 inches, very nice condition.
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
June 08, 1889
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 8, 1889 This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following prints: PINCH BAR - STEP LADDER - AIRSHIP - CENTRIFUGAL SIREN & more.
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
November 17, 1894
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Nov. 17, 1894 The front page features seven illustrations concerning: "The Manufacture Of Burglar-Proof Vaults". A related report inside with another illustrations.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.
September 29, 1900
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, September 29, 1900 The front page has an illustrated cover showing the Mareorama at the Paris Exposition. The inside includes a related article.
Other images and/or articles include: "A Japanese Trade Mark For Webster's Dictionary" "The New Army 16-Inch Gun" "A Toda Headsman, Southern India" and more.
Sixteen pages, very good... See More
May 17, 1902
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 17, 1902
The front page has: "Manufacture Of Steel Rails", which includes additional coverage on an inside page. Also included are: "Howard's Dock", ""Ramblersville' On Jamaica Bay", "The Photorama", "A Rock Pillar At Acoma, New Mexico", "Serpollet's Record-Breaking Steam Racer" and m... See More
March 28, 1908
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Mar. 28, 1908 The ftpg. has three photos, one taking half a page, showing: "General View Of The Great Cantilever Bridge Over the East River At Blackwell's Island, NY". Other prints, although not photoed, include: "How To Construct A Balloon", "Experiments In Visual Fixation", "New Types of Lifebelts", and more.
The issue i... See More
November 05, 1910
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 5, 1910 Full frontpage photo: "Auburn in his fast Bleriot monoplane and Grahame-White in a farmer biplane during one of the hourly distance contests" which is in regards to "The International Aviation Meeting". This also has an accompanying three page article inside on the meet, with many more photos. Also within the article are: "Th... See More
August 21, 1920
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1920 Nice, full front cover photo in three colors: "The Largest Of Its Kind: 350 Ton Crane at Philadelphia Navy Yard", which contains details and additional photos on an inside page. Other coverage includes: "Is There a Coal Shortage", "'Miss America,' built and owned by G.A. Wood...", "Record Weather", and two gr... See More
April 20, 1971
THE EAST VILLAGE OTHER, New York, April 20, 1971
* Rare hippies newspaper from the early 70's
This tabloid-size newspaper was an American underground publication issued biweekly during the 1960s. It was described by The New York Times as "a New York newspaper so countercultural that it made The Village Voice look like a church circular".
Complete in 24 pages, wear at th... See More
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