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Item #649266VOTES OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, 1692 A rare British newspaper much the size of others of the day. Fine & lengthy reporting on votes and other actions in Parliament. Nice condition & rarely offered at such a price. Note that the photo is "generic" and the issue you get will not have these specific photos or be of this specific date--but will have the format a... See More
Item #649262THE ATHENIAN MERCURY by John Dunton, London, England, 1694. This was a fine gentleman's newspaper which was very popular in the coffeehouses of early England. Interesting reading on a wide range of topics & one of the earliest periodicals in English. Partially in question/answer format. This newspaper was published before any American newspapers even existed.
A single sheet newspaper prin... See More
Item #649246THE LONDON GAZETTE, 1690-1698 An opportunity for a genuine issue of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, having begun in 1665 & is still publishing today. This issue is well over 300 years old.
Very nice condition with some minor foxing, single sheet, printed on both sides. A very popular title & a foundation for any newspaper collection.&nb... See More
March 03, 1715
THE POST BOY, London, March 3, 1715
* Rare & early 18th century issue
* Nice masthead engravings
One of the nicer mastheads of the early 18th century with two nice engravings in the masthead, one showing a post boy on horseback "trumpeting" the news.
The front page includes: "Tuesday last being the birthday of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, the court the... See More
Item #649264THE POST-BOY, London, 1723-1726 A very nice single sheet newspaper featuring two handsome engravings in the masthead (see). Various news from Great Britain and the continent of Europe, plus a partial red tax stamp on the reverse. Measures 14 1/4 by 8 1/8 inches, nice condition and great for display.
November 03, 1766
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Nov. 3, 1766 Page 2 is mostly taken up with news reports headed: "America" with datelines from Martinique and New York, the latter having details concerning a trial.
Four pages, handsome masthead, red tax stamp on the front page, very nice condition.
September 12, 1767
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, September 12, 1767 Page 2 has a report noting that Halifax, Nova Scotia, has: "...upwards of 300 houses have been built in that place within the course of two years...".
Another page has a report taken from "The South Carolina Gazette", mostly taken up with of the Lt. Governor of West Florida which includes: "...What most other Colonie... See More
Item #649259(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE, a lot of five 2nd-rate and slightly damaged issues of this famous newspaper, one each from any date in 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, and 1781, covering 5 years of the Revolutionary War. The lot is a blend of 2nd-rate and somewhat damaged issues. Although no direct war content is to be found, they are great period items giving a nice perspective of life during... See More
March 18, 1779
THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, March 18, 1779
* American Revolutionary War
The entire issue is taken up with various reports concerning the Siege of Pondicherry, a military action in India which was part of the Anglo-French War. Included is: "Capitulation for Pondicherry" which includes all 26 Articles of the capitulation signed in type by Hector Munro and Edward... See More
April 01, 1782
THE LONDON MAGAZINE, England, April, 1782 Inside has over a full page article: "An Account of the Island of St. Lucia" which is very descriptive. The accompanying map called for is lacking. The other plate called for is lacking as well.
Complete in 56 pages, 5 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
Formatted very much like the Gentleman's Magazine but a much more s... See More
July 06, 1786
THE NEW HAVEN GAZETTE & THE CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, July 6, 1786 (year in Roman numerals) From the brief period between the end of the Revolutionary War & the creation of the federal constitution. Inside has nearly a full page on: "Dissertations on Government Paper Money, etc. By the Author of Common Sense (continued)". Also inside are several Acts of the Connecticut legislat... See More
March 01, 1789
THE COLUMBIAN MAGAZINE, Philadelphia, March, 1789 The first 8 pages are taken up with: "A Concise History of the Late War In America" continued in a future issue. Also inside: "On the Duties of a Physician" which takes over 5 pages; "On the Requisites For Making a Man" "An Essay on Genius" and more. Near the back is: "The Chronicle" wit... See More
February 08, 1792
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 8, 1792
* Thomas Jefferson before presidency
Page 3 has a report headed: "The Secretary of State" which includes a letter signed by him in type: Tho. Jefferson.
Other news of the day & a wealth of advertising.
Four pages, some scattered foxing, good condition.... See More
August 08, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 8, 1795
* 18th century America
* Much on the Jay Treaty
Three-quarters of the front page is taken up with: "The Objections to the Treaty Refuted", referring to the controversial Jay Treaty. Page 2 has a document which also expresses concerns about the Jay Treaty, carrying over to page 3.
Four pages, foxing, loss at the right margin causes so... See More
Item #670392THE THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, New York, November & December, 1795 A religious magazine which published bi-monthly, each issue dated for two months. It begin in July, 1795, and lasted only thru February, 1799, the latter issues being quarterly. An obscure title from the 18th century.
Eighty pages, disbound without a full title/contents pages, 4 3/4 by 8 inches, minor foxing, nice condition. ... See More
November 21, 1795
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Nov 21, 1795 Page 2 has a letter signed in type by the famous: Horatio Nelson, concerning recent naval events.
The back page begins with a poem titled: "Negro's Prayer".
Four pages, some foxing, good condition.
January 30, 1796
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, Jan. 30, 1796
* President George Washington
* Coinage - coins - U.S. mint
Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" concerning the: "...act establishing a mint & regulating the coins of the United States.." which relates to the reduction of the size of the copper coin due to the increased cost of copper. It is signed in type by the Pre... See More
October 15, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Oct. 15, 1798 Page 2 has an address to the President by the inhabitants of Kanhawa County, with the response signed: John Adams. Also an address from the grand jurors of Hampshire County to the President, with the response signed: John Adams.
Four pages, handsome masthead, nice condition.
November 30, 1798
FEDERAL GAZETTE & BALTIMORE DAILY ADVERTISER, Nov. 30, 1798
* Lord Horatio Nelson victorious
* Battle of the Nile
* Napoleon Bonaparte
Page 2 has a report noting: "...confirms the account in our paper...of the total defeat of Buonaparte's fleet. One of the editors is gone to the Roads for the official account which the captain omitted to bring from on board--as soo... See More
May 10, 1803
THE BALANCE & COLUMBIAN REPOSITORY, Hudson, New York, May 10, 1803 Page 2 has a nice items reflecting up a letter signed by: Th. Jefferson from 1776 concerning the judiciary.
Eight pages, 9 by 11 1/4 inches foxing & minor wear at the margins.
April 11, 1812
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, April 11, 1812 Over half a page is taken up with the full text of this historic: "Embargo Law" signed in type by the President: James Madison on April 4, 1814. It is titled: "An ACT Laying an Embargo on all the Ships and Vessels in the Ports and Harbours of the United States, for a Limited Time." Further inside are reports from the "Ho... See More
June 24, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, June 24, 1813
* Capture of USS Chesapeake
* Battle of Boston Harbor
* HMS Shannon - Royal Navy
Page 2 has some great reporting from the War of 1812 with items headed: "General Dearborn to General Armstrong" dated at Fort George. Then letters from Isaac Chauncey and H. Dearborn as well with war details.
But the most notable report is: "Au... See More
July 15, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 15, 1813 The ftpg. has a lengthy editorial on the War of 1812 headed: "Madison's War!" Also on the ftpg. is a letter from General Dearborn to the Secretary of War from Fort George, then another letter from Fort George, also: "From Fort Meigs", a letter Green Clay to General Harrison with his response signed in type: Wm. H. Harrison,... See More
August 24, 1816
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 24, 1816
* Jews are expelled from Lubec
* Mammoth Caves of Kentucky described
One of the better items is a brief article headed: "Summary Notices of Events" which includes: "It is stated that the senate of the 'free city' of Lubec has ordered all the Jews settled there to leave it..." with a bit more, and ending with: &... See More
March 02, 1831
HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Mass., March 2, 1831
* Rare Davy Crockett
* Andrew Jackson
Page 3 has a small article: "President Jackson not a Jackson Man!" which notes: "Mr. Crockett of Tennessee states in Congress...that he supported the present administration when General Jackson came into power..." with more.
Four pages, good condition.... See More
October 15, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 15, 1836 Content includes: "Another Slave Case" concerning a runaway slave; "War In Florida" with the Indians; "The Hindoo Exhibition" and more.
The back page has: "New Weapon" with the report stating: "We have been...shown one of the most awfully destructive weapons, made by gen. Houston's orders, ... See More
April 13, 1841
LLOYD MALTESE, Italy, April 14, 1841 A quite uncommon little newspaper published in Italian on the island of Malta. Complete in four pages, 6 by 8 inches, great condition.
March 18, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1847
* Taos Revolt - New Mexico
* Mexican-American War
Page 3 has over half a column headed: "Important From New Mexico" which has a subhead: "Insurrection at Taos".
This was the Taos Revolt, an insurrection in January 1847 by Hispano and Puebloan allies against the United States’ occupati... See More
March 20, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 20, 1847 Page 2 has a great wealth on the Mexican War, the focus being the lengthy: "Proclamation by the General Commanding the Army of the United States of America: To the People of Mexico". It begins: "After manly years of patient endurance, the United States are at length constrained to acknowledge that a war now exists ... See More
July 08, 1847
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., July 8, 1847 The front page has: "Late From Vera Cruz" with news on the Mexican War taking over half a column. Inside includes: "The News From Mexico" "A Visit to Lake Superior" "A Faithful Negro" and more.
Four pages, some damp staining to the lower half, generally good.
June 19, 1849
THE DAILY UNION, Washington, D.C., June 19, 1849
* James K. Polk death
* Colt pistol advertisement
* Runaway slave ad
Page 3 has much on the death of ex-President James Polk. Page 4 has a small ad for Colt's Improved Repeating Pistol. Also on page 4 is a $150 reward ad for a runaway black man from Luray, Virginia. As was typical of newspapers through this period, each column has ... See More
October 30, 1849
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, 1849 Page 2 has a nice article: "Great Fight With The Apaches" which is mostly taken up with an account of a battle headed: "American Guerrilla Company of Capt. Box, Santiago, Sept. 3, 1849". Nice detail in this letter.
Four pages, very nice condition.
January 01, 1853
AMERICAN PHRENOLOGICAL JOURNAL, New York, January, 1853 Phrenology is a theory stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull. Although holding no validity today, it was a popular science in the mid-19th century and this periodical focused on it.
Inside has various prints of men & women, including; "The Good Man & the Murderer--A Cont... See More
Item #649254OLIVE BRANCH, Boston, 1850-1856 A lot of four issues in mixed condition, all with a great masthead and with at least some westward-expansion themed reporting and/or advertising. One of the more decorative mastheads of the era. Four pages, some fold wear, edge tears, etc. All issues are complete and are offered at a significant discount over their single issue pri... See More
November 01, 1856
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS, England, Nov. 1, 1856
* Big Ben - Great Bell
* Palace of Westminster
Inside has a nearly half page print captioned: "Removal of the Bell For the Great Clock of Westminster Palace."
This is what we know as the original "Big Ben", the largest of the bells in the Westminster clock tower. Although technically Big Ben is just the bell, the ... See More
January 30, 1857
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Jan. 30, 1857
* Death of Preston Brooks - funeral
* South Carolina Congressman
Page 3 begins with nearly half a column article: "Funeral of the Hon. Preston S. Brooks" who died 3 days previous.
Brooks is most remembered for his May 22, 1856, attack upon abolitionist and Republican Senator Charles Sumner, whom he beat nearly to... See More
January 02, 1858
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 2, 1858 The front page features a full page print: "New Year's Visiting in New York". Two other nice full page prints inside: "The Birth of the New Year' and 'A Happy New Year!" and an article "The Life of American Students at Heidelberg" features several small illustrations.
Interesting article with two illust... See More
November 30, 1859
NEW-YORK TRIBUNE, Nov. 30, 1859
* John Brown's Harper's Ferry insurrection
* Death of Washington Irving
* American short-story writer
* "Legend of Sleepy Hollow" fame
Page 5 has some fine reporting on this historic raid upon Harper's Ferry by abolitionist John Brown, including column heads: "From Charlestown" "A Visit To The Prisoners" "... See More
December 28, 1861
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 28, 1861 The full front page is taken up with: "Union Refugees From Western Missouri Coming Into St. Louis". Other prints inside include: "Entrance to Fort Pickens, Facing Fort Barancas, After Two Days' Bombardment" "Northern Row of Guns at Fort Pickens..." "Bird's-Eye View of Fort Pickens During the Bombardme... See More
Item #649245ALL THE YEAR ROUND, London, 1862 (single issue from 1862) This was a weekly periodical "Conducted By Charles Dickens", as noted in the masthead. Filled with various literary content, this issue contains 24 pages is in very nice, clean condition, 6 by 9 1/4 inches. Nice to have the "Charles Dickens" name in the title.
Disbound without wrappers. The image is an examp... See More
March 01, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, March 1, 1862 The front page features a Civil War map headed: "OPERATIONS IN ARKANSAS - The Position of Benton & Fayetteville, Recently Capture by Gen. Curtis".
Among ftpg. column heads: "News From the South" "Jeff Davis' Message to the Rebel Congress" "The Despairing Cry of the Rebels" "The Rebel Leaders Have Attempted M... See More
September 20, 1862
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 20, 1862 A desired yet rather scarce title from during the Civil War, as the front page typically featured a war-related print.
This issue features on the ftpg: "Rebels Firing Into A Train Near Manassas". Much war reporting inside. The back page has a cartoon: "Photography".
Eight pages, untrimmed margins, nice condition.... See More
April 11, 1863
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, April 11, 1863 The front page has a large print of: "The Factory of the American Watch Company" in Waltham, Massachusetts. The balance of the front page is taken up with an article on it carrying over to take all of page 2 & a bit of page 3.
This site remains today as an historic district.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.... See More
October 06, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 6, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From East Tennessee" "Threatening Raid by the Rebels Under Forrest" "Intent of the Rebel Attack on McMinnsville" "The enemy Attack Our Right & are Repulsed "Rebel Views of the Situation" "Gen. Rosecrans's Position Acknowledged Impregnable" ... See More
October 07, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 7, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Richmond Life" "A Thrilling Biography of the Great General of the South - An Authentic Life of STONEWALL JACKSON - Life, Services & Campaigns of Stonewall Jackson..." with more on this new book.
Also: "From East Tennessee" "Advance of Gen. Burnside's Forces t... See More
October 17, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 17, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From Virginia" "Another Great Battle Near at Hand!" "Lee's Army at Manassas" "Gen. Meade's Forces in Readiness for an Attack" "Threatening Movement Toward Leesburg" "News From Chattanooga" "The Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Look... See More
November 05, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 5, 1863
* Battle of Wauhatchie, Tennessee
* Tuscumbia, Alabama
Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "General Grant's Department" "The Fight Near Wauhatchie" "Particulars of Gen. Hooker's Operations" "Probable Severe Fight Near Tuscumbia" "Gen. Sherman's Forces in Possession" "Ro... See More
November 18, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Nov. 18, 1863 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM CHATTANOOGA" "Junction of Gen. Sherman's Corps with the Army Under General Grant!" "The Rebel Battery at Work on Lookout Mountain" "Bragg Receiving Reinforcements" "Army of the Potomac Again Advancing" "A Battle Expected Within Four Day&q... See More
December 25, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Dec. 25, 1863
* President Abraham Lincoln proclamation
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "News From The South" "Mr. Lincoln's Proclamation in The Virginia Legislature" "What is Thought of It In Richmond" "General Averill's Operations in Western Virginia "Army of the Potomac" "A Retrogra... See More
January 02, 1864
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Jan. 2, 1864 The entire front page is taken up with a nice graphic and article: "Improved System For Armored Ships".
The graphics show how damage to a ship differs when a steel/wood shall is constructed differently. A nice graphic from the Civil War and a logical item for a scientific publication. The article continues on to page 2 where is another g... See More
August 20, 1864
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 20, 1864 The front page has prints; "Before Petersburg--Carrying Powder to the Mine" "Col. Pleasant Superintending the Arrival of the Powder" "General Grant's Campaign--Hancock's Corps Crossing the James River from Jones's Neck" plus an article: "Before Petersburg."
Prints inside include a small map ca... See More
December 06, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 6, 1864
* General William T. Sherman
* March to the sea - nears Savannah GA
* Franklin, Tennessee & Millen, Georiga
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE GEORGIA CAMPAIGN" "Reports From Savannah to Dec. 2" "Sherman's Cavalry Within Six Miles of the City" "Citizens of all Classes in the Trenches&quo... See More
January 13, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 13, 1865
* Confederates falling apart
* Rebels turning against the rebellion
* Deserters become more visible
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "THE SOUTH" "The Crusade Against Jeff. Davis" "His Military Qualifications Ridiculed" "SHERMAN" "Sherman's Rule in Savannah" "GRANT" a... See More
April 29, 1865
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, April 29, 1865
* re. Abraham Lincoln's assassination
Pages 6 and 7 have some good content concerning the Lincoln assassination, with over a full column headed: "The First Plot To Assassinate President Lincoln". It details an attempt in 1861.
Also an article on: "Presidential Succession" followed by: "Booth's Ide... See More
September 09, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Sept. 9, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial
* Henry Wirz
The first column heads include: "ANDERSONVILLE" "The Wirz Trial Yesterday" "The Prisoner Applies for Spiritual Advisers" "More Shocking Barbarities" "Complicity of the Richmond Authorities" "Documentary Evidence".
Andersonville prison camp was commanded by C... See More
June 20, 1867
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 20, 1867 Page 3 begins with an interesting report: "Union Pacific Railroad" which comments on the construction efforts of the transcontinental railroad, including: "...work would have to be abandoned on the Union Pacific Railroad unless more protection was furnished against Indians...the track continues to be laid at the rate of two m... See More
August 15, 1867
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Aug. 15, 1867
* Wagon Box Fight... Red Cloud's War
* Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming
The top of page 2 has a report; "Fight With The Indians - Leiut. Jenness Killed".
The report notes in part: "...that a hard fought battle between the Indians & whites occurred near Fort Phil Kearney...party left the fort for the purpose of gather... See More
Item #649272THE CIRCULAR or AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York, 1870's A lot of 10 issues from this well-known socialist "commune" (of Oneida flatware/silverware fame) from the post-Civil War 19th century. All are in great condition. Small folio size, 4 pages.
April 15, 1872
NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1872 The front page has: "UTAH" "Mormon Conference Adjourned--Fanaticism--Secret Organization--Snow-Slides". See the photos for the full text.
Eight pages, never-trimmed margins, some binding residue at the spine of the back page, good condition.
December 17, 1881
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Dec. 17, 1881 The entire front page is taken up with five prints captioned: "How Candles are Made. Manufactory of Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, Ohio." with each print showing a different step in the process. There is some text as well which carries over to pages 4, 5 and 6 and where also are found nine additional prints.
A very nice & early i... See More
June 01, 1882
THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, June, 1882
* Rare Old West publication
* In-house publication for dry goods
This is an interesting "newspaper", actually more an advertising piece: "Published Semi-Occasionally by S. E. Dawson & Co., Dealers in Dry Goods, Millinery, Notions..." as noted at the top of page 2. The content is almost entirely taken up with adverti... See More
Item #649257(5) DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah, early 1880's A lot of 5 issues, from several years before statehood with much local news of the day. Articles with Mormon interest and perspective are sure to be found within each issue. Typically 4 page issues, minor browning & dirtiness, but not pulpish.
January 01, 1898
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, January 1, 1898 Front page has a full page illustration by W. A. Rogers called "Plenty of Work for the New Year". There is a page with 5 photos and an article on "England's Little War in India".
There is a very nice full page illustration by A. B. Frost titled "Ruffed-Grouse Shooting--An Open Shot". The double page centerfold ... See More
January 12, 1901
THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 1901
* Rare publication
* 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
January 01, 1903
WALL STREET DAILY NEWS, New York, 1903 This interesting & quite rare newspaper is subtitled: "A Daily Journal Devoted to Financial Interests", from over a century ago. This newspaper has a wealth of early stock market reporting & would be a great companion newspaper for any modern report on the stock market.
Four pages, 10 by 13 1/2 inches, re-joined at the spine, nice con... See More
December 29, 1904
LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 29, 1904 Still has the color front cover with a New Year's theme (wear at margins, some dirtiness). Inside has a few New Year's items, plus a wealth of photos of buildings in: "Delightful Southern California, The Land of Sunshine and Bloom".
Lacking the back cover. Mild margin wear.
January 01, 1914
CANAL RECORD, Ancon, Canal Zone, 1914 This small-size periodical from the Isthmus of Panama is an interesting newspaper published by the "Isthmian Canal Commission", given free of charge to employees of the Commission & the Panama Railroad Company. It lasted for several years documenting the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the finest engineering achiev... See More
February 08, 1917
SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Feb. 8, 1917
* SS California sunk
* German submarine attack
* World War I tensions rise
The top of the front page has a report of the torpedoing of the British liner California: "LINER SUNK WITHOUT WARNING" "California Torpedoed Off Irish Coast" "WOMEN & CHILDREN ARE MISSING" "No Americans Killed" &quo... See More
Item #649248BREWERY & SOFT DRINK WORKERS' JOURNAL, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1918 An interesting folio size newspaper for members of the: "International Union of United Brewery & Soft Drink Workers" from just a year before Prohibition. Two of the inside pages are in German. An interesting newspaper for display in a home bar, etc.
Four pages, lightly toned, some minor margin tears, small b... See More
June 24, 1918
THE MORNING STAR, Wilmington, North Carolina, June 24, 1918 This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "CIRCUS DISASTER COST 85 LIVES", "Sixty-Two Bodies Taken from Wreck With Only 24 of Them Recognizable" and more. See photos for text on the Hammond circus train wreck.
Other news, sports and advertisments of the day. Light browning,... See More
June 16, 1928
COAST REPORTER-- EXTRA!, Los Angeles, June 16, 1928
* Robert P. Shuler "Fighting Bob"
This is the vol. 1 number 6 issue of a seemingly odd-ball weekly newspaper from Los Angeles, mostly dealing with political issues.
This issue deals almost exclusively with the famed Robert Shuler, also known as "Fighting Bob". It is very critical of him.
Shuler was an American ev... See More
February 27, 1930
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 27, 1930
* Prohibition - 18th Eighteenth Amendment
* Wets vs. Drys in Washington D.C.
* Beginning of the end ?
The front page has a two column head: "DRY LAW REPEAL URGED ATTERBURY AND OTHERS BEFORE HOUSE COMMITTEE" with subheads.
Was this the beginning of the fight to repeal Prohibition? Lengthy text continues on page 4.
Complete in 48 pages, this is... See More
February 24, 1934
NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 24, 1934
* King Leopold III coronation
* Casey Stengel takes over
* Brooklyn Dodgers manager
* MLB baseball
The top of the front page has a two column heading: "Leopold Ascends Belgian Throne; Pledge to Serve Nation Cheered" with subhead. The report continues on page 3 with photos.
The sport's section (page 9) has one column headings that include:... See More
October 06, 1945
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", Oct. 6, 1945 On November 19, 1942, Australian and U.S. troops fighting Japanese invaders in the New Guinea jungle read the first issue of "Guinea Gold", a unique four-page Australian army newspaper which day after day thereafter published a record number of world scoops. It was able to do so because U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, Sup... See More
January 23, 1973
AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, Ohio, Jan. 23, 1973 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.
The 3 column, 3-line heading states: "Ruling Signals Change In Ohio author writer of the decision.
Thi... See More
January 24, 1973
THE TAMPA TRIBUNE, January 24, 1973
* Vietnam War cease-fire accord
* United States involvement ends
* FRONT LEAF ONLY
The front page has a nice banner headline: "Peace In Viet" with subheads and related photo.
Front leaf only (pages 1 & 2), a little wear along the bottom margin, nice for display as such.... See More
August 01, 1990
USA TODAY, August 1, 1990
* MLB baseball pitcher Nolan Ryan
* Texas Rangers - 300th victory
The front page of the Sports Section tells of Nolan Ryan achieving his 300th victory, with a photo of him. At the time he was only the 20th Major League Baseball pitcher to ever do so.
Complete in 4 sections, nice condition.... See More
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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