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July 05, 1697
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 5, 1697 The first column of the front page has a few mentions of the "new world" amongst shipping notices, including: "The ships of the Flora, which returned lately from the West Indies, are now unlading...6 English merchant ships bound home and one for Newfoundland..." and then further on: "...two French ships, one bound to Newfound... See More
Item #649279THE VISIONS OF SIR HEISTER RYLEY: WITH OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS, London, 1710 Sir Heister Ryley, the fictitious editor of the Visions of Sir Heister Ryley, is a man interested in all fields of learning, a "stickler in the business of truth" and absolutely averse to siding with any political party. His little newspaper was a 4 page serial. It contained essays, letters and miscellaneous ... See More
Item #649293(5) THE LONDON GAZETTE (2nd-rate/dmg.) A lot of five issues of the world's oldest continually published English language newspaper, all from the early 1700's (1712-1739), 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 i... See More
October 08, 1723
THE POST-BOY, London, Oct. 8, 1723 A handsome single sheet newspaper as the masthead features two very ornate & detailed engravings.
The ftpg. has a bit of American news with a report of a fire in Boston, and noting: "...escaped by jumping out of the window; but two of his apprentices are among those unhappy persons that perish'd in the flames."
Also 5 front page notices ... See More
Item #649294(5) An interesting lot of five British newspapers, containing at least three different titles. They span the 1760's thru the 1790's and include at least one from each decade. In average or better condition. Some may have red ink stamps (partial or otherwise). Certainly a one-of-a-kind grouping. The photos are representative of the look and condition of what you will receive.
November 11, 1760
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 11, 1760 Inside has a brief report headed: "America" with a Charleston dateline, noting: "Letter from Augusta...advise that about 4 days ago they were informed that the Cherokees were asking for a peace...".
Eight pages, 8 by 11 inches, very nice condition.
Item #672421THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, October, 1765 A nice issue of this very famous & successful British magazine from this significant year of the Stamp Act, and some ten years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
One of the features is the very nice full page plate of: "A View of the Royal Palace at Windsor" so closely connected to the Royal Family today. It is acc... See More
July 22, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, July 22, 1766
* Repeal of the Stamp Act celebration disaster
The back page has a letter from Burlington, New Jersey, offering thanks for the repeal of the hated Stamp Act. A portion includes: "...On hearing the joyful news of the repeal of the stamp act, about 3 half-barrels of powder were provided...a negro boy, seeing some powder scattered on the grou... See More
August 23, 1766
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, A group of five issues dated June 25, 1757, Jan. 15, 1763, Aug. 23, 1766, June 2, 1767, & Dec. 1, 1771. Each issue is complete in 8 pages and is in good condition, a few with some damp staining & some foxing. A nice little group lot providing a flavor of life in England from the period when tensions were growing with its American colonies. Each measures about... See More
Item #649299THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, 1767-68 (currently spelled Gloucester). Here is a very nice, four page issue from the year the Stamp Act was repealed and just a few years before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War in the colonies. This issue has a very nice & decorative masthead featuring engravings on either side. The front page also has a red-inked tax stamp. This issue contains various ne... See More
August 25, 1772
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Aug. 25, 1772 The back page has a letter from: "Salem, in New England" which has a nice report concerning trading beaver, ermine & other skins with the Eskimo Indians, taking nearly a full column.
Eight pages, 8 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
February 28, 1780
THE LONDON GAZETTE EXTRAORDINARY, England, Feb. 28, 1780
* Revolutionary War Era
* 18th century
* From The Enemy
"Extraordinary" issues were printed on special occasions when notable news arrived outside the normal printing cycle.
The ftpg. is taken up with a letter signed by: Geo. Brydges Rodney concerning the action at Barbadoes against the Spanish squadron.
Pages 2 &a... See More
April 08, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 8, 1783
* United States military
* General George Washington
Page 2 has a brief item: "Letters from Philadelphia say that Congress have resolved to keep up a military force, consisting of regular effective men, and that Gen. Washington had been applied to for his opinion as to the number necessary to be maintained, their pay, quarters, and mod... See More
February 22, 1793
DUNLAP'S AMERICAN DAILY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, Feb. 22, 1793 If you are looking for a very nice, typical American newspaper of the late 1700's, here's a great one for a modest price. A four page issue with a nice mix of news of the day and advertisements. Wide, never-trimmed margins (desired) and in very nice, clean condition.
August 28, 1793
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 28, 1793 Page 3 has a letter from the French minister "To General Washington, President of the United States" but it is responded to by the Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, as it is a state matter and not meant for the President's attention. It relates to the Citizen Genet Affair & the troubling situation with the on-going French Revolu... See More
April 25, 1795
THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, April 25, 1795 Page 2 has: "A Proclamation" signed in type by Anthony Wayne, for establishing a permanent peace with all the Indian tribes and nations northwest of the Ohio River.
Four pages, never-trimmed, two binding holes at the spine, some damp staining.
June 16, 1795
KENTISH GAZETTE, Canterbury, England, 1795 We seldom have titles to offer from Canterbury, and this newspaper has one of the more decorative & beautiful mastheads of the era. Note the two very detailed engravings on either side, one of which is the fabled Canterbury Cathedral. A coat-of-arms in the middle, with very ornate lettering for 'Kentish Gazette'.
A fine issue of this ti... See More
Item #670393THE THEOLOGICAL MAGAZINE, New York, January & February, 1796 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 condit... See More
January 25, 1797
THOMAS'S MASSACHUSETTS SPY OR WORCESTER GAZETTE, Jan. 25, 1797 Over half of the front page has reports from Congress headed: "Proceedings of the Columbian Federal Congress" carrying over to take three-quarters of page 2 as well.
Four pages, a few indents at margins, minor foxing, good condition.
February 19, 1800
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Feb. 19, 1800 The front page has an introductory note from the President signed: John Adams. Page 2 has a report concerning a memorial to George Washington who died two months earlier.
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, never trimmed margins, nice condition.
Item #649304NEW ENGLAND PALLADIUM, Boston, 1801-1802 A typical "newsy" newspaper of the era with a nice woodcut of a soaring mercury in the masthead. Some light foxing, untrimmed. Actual dates vary, but the issue sent will be similar in look and condition to that shown, and will date from 1801-1802.
Item #649289(10) BOSTON GAZETTE, dated 1806-1807 A lot of ten issues from the early 19th century when Thomas Jefferson was president. News and advertising of the day provide perspective on this formative period. Irregular at the spine but without loss of text; some foxing and wear with lite staining, typical for the period. The photo shows an example of the look and condition of the is... See More
April 24, 1807
THE PEOPLE'S FRIEND & DAILY ADVERTISER, New York, April 24, 1807 A rather uncommon title as it only lasted for eleven months. A typical newspaper of the day with news & advertisements, but in "2nd rate" condition, worn at the fold and margins with a few holes at the horizontal folds.
March 11, 1808
THE ENQUIRER, Richmond, Virginia, March 11, 1808 The front page has various reports from Europe and from Congress. Page 2 has an address: "To the People of the U. States".
Four pages, various damp staining and foxing, minor loss to a lower corner, a bit irregular at the spine.
September 28, 1811
THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Sept. 28, 1811 The issue begins with over 3 pages taken up with: "The 'Affair of the Chesapeake", an incident which happened 4 years prior between the ships Chesapeake and Leopard which nearly brought the two nations to war. Likely presented here given the recent President & Little Belt Affair, another catalyst for the War of 1812.
Near the ... See More
December 17, 1812
BOSTON GAZETTE, Dec. 17, 1812 Page 2 has: "The War Department" followed by: "Splendid Exhibition" which is on the American success in the naval battle between the frigates United States and the Macedonian.
Also on page 2: "Progress of the War on the Niagara Frontiers" which has much war reporting; then: "The War" "American Navy" and "Ou... See More
December 30, 1812
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Dec. 30, 1812 Page 2 has an interesting report, taking about half a column, beginning: "...proceedings at Buffaloe, of a Court Martial appointed to try Elijah Clark as a Spy. The facts which appeared at the trial are that the said Clark was born in New Jersey...he removed to Canada...must have become naturalized & a British subject. Clark, being found wit... See More
July 22, 1813
INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, July 22, 1813 Most of the ftpg. is taken up with: "Our Relations With France - President's Message To Congress" signed by the Secretary of State on page 2: James Monroe.
Inside has some items concerning the War of 1812: "Outrage At Hampton" "Naval Notice", a letter from Norfolk, and a letter datelines from Fort George, also: &... See More
July 28, 1813
BOSTON PATRIOT, July 28, 1813 Although this issue has much on the war in Europe, page 2 has: "Enemy In the Potomac" datelined from Washington and noting in part: "...that the advanced squadron of the enemy had retired down the river...were not in sight at Point Yates, about 70 miles below this city..." and more on the British advance towards the capital.
Inside has: &quo... See More
August 17, 1813
THE WAR, New York, Aug, 17, 1813
* Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio
* William Henry Harrison
The front page has: "Barbarities of the Enemy" which is a very detailed report carrying over to take most of page 2. Other reports inside include: "From the Northwest--The Enemy Defeated" which is notable on the siege of Fort Meigs & includes a detailed report signed in... See More
August 20, 1814
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Aug. 20, 1814 The front page begins with: "Steam Boat Navigation" which takes nearly 3 pages. Inside has: "The Essex Frigate" which takes a page. "Canada Papers" takes over a page & has items relating to the War of 1812.
"Events of the War" take almost 9 pages with a great wealth of reporting on the War of 18... See More
October 18, 1823
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Oct. 18, 1823 Perhaps the best item in this issue is the rather lengthy & historically significant report headed: "The Erie Canal--Meeting of The Waters" which takes 7 1/2 pages to detail the opening of the first part of this famous canal. The photos show just the beginning of the text which takes nearly half the issue.
Sixte... See More
May 30, 1829
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 30, 1829 Pages 1 and 2 have an article concerning the death of John Jay with a biography of his life & accomplishments.
John Jay was an American diplomat, patriot, one of the founding fathers of the United States, signer of the Treaty of Paris of 1783, second governor of New York, and the first Chief Justice of the United States.
Also an artic... See More
December 29, 1830
HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE, Northampton, Massachusetts, Dec. 29, 1830 Page 2 has: "Gold Mines" which discusses its proliferation in Georgia. One bit mentions: "...The beds of all the rivers and creeks in this region are full of gold...".
Four pages, some ink stains on the ftpg., scattered foxing, good condition.
January 19, 1833
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, Jan. 19, 1833 On November 26, 1832, South Carolina passed The Ordinance of Nullification which declared the Tariff of 1828 and 1832 null and void within its borders.
This issue contains President Andrew Jackson's message of January 16, 1833 in which he threatened to send in federal troops to enforce compliance, it taking 6 pages & signed ... See More
July 30, 1836
NILES' WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, July 30,1836 A front page item headed: "Texas" includes: "...the Texians & the Mexicans both seem to be animated by enthusiasm. The former were receiving reinforcements from the United States & the latter were rising en masse & forming into military bodies for the purpose of proceeding to Texas...the Texian army, estimated at ... See More
January 20, 1838
NILES' NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington City, Jan. 20, 1838 Page 3 has a letter from Z. Taylor's command which relates the Battle of Okeechobee, headed: "Authentic From Florida" datelines from Fort Gardner, beginning: "The 1st brigade under the command of colonel Taylor reached this, a few yours since, from Lake Okee-cho-bee where it encountered the Indians &, after a... See More
March 29, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., March 29, 1847 Over one-third of page 3 is taken up with: "Correspondence Between Gen. Taylor and the War Department" concerning events in the Mexican War. Several letters are including, 2 by Winfield Scott.
Also: "Exciting News from Mexico" includes a letter from New Orleans, and then: "Repulse of Santa Anna--Three Da... See More
June 12, 1847
SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, June 12, 1847 This newspaper has a wealth of sports and entertainment-related reports, including over half a page taken up with the: "Cricketers' Chronicle" showing results of many matches.
Sixteen pages, nice condition.
September 29, 1849
SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Sept. 29, 1849 Page 2 has: "California" with the latest news, bits including: "...has been one of the fortunate 'hunters' having accumulated during his short sojourn in California between 11,000 and 12,000 dollars worth of the 'stuff'...".
Much more on the gold rush with subheads: "The Climate and Soil" "... See More
Item #649284HOUSEHOLD WORDS, London, 1851-1853 Charles Dickens published this magazine from 1850 to 1859. Having been frustrated by the interference of publishers when editing three other magazines, Dickens determined that he would have a free hand on "Household Words". Dickens directed every aspect of the magazine's production. He wrote for the magazine, solicited contributions and revise... See More
August 30, 1851
SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 30, 1851 The top of the front page features a nice print of the: "Outlet Of Niagara River" which includes a view of Fort Niagara as well as Fort Massasauga on the Canadian shore. Descriptive text as well.
Four pages, large folio size, 3 folds with minor fold and margin wear. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.... See More
January 29, 1853
THE ILLUSTRATED NEWS New York, Feb. 12, 1853 Among the prints in this short-lived paper (lasted just 48 issues) are: "Floating Mortar" "Astor Place Opera House" "Ladies Presenting the Great Temperance Petition at Albany" "The Seals of Jerusalem"; a nice nearly half page overview of the city of; "Concord, New Hampshire" "... See More
December 01, 1855
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, December 1, 1855 This issue contains several illustrations and articles related to the latest inventions of the day. These illustrations include: "Cowperthwaite's Patent Sewing Machine", "Sawing A Log By Its Own Weight", "Combined Weather Strip and Lock" and more. See images for details.
Complete in 8 pages, some corner f... See More
February 07, 1857
PORTER'S SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, Feb. 7, 1857 Basically a sporting & theatrically themed newspaper with a great article inside headed: "Base Ball - Empire Club". This was just the 2nd professional baseball club in New York. The article takes a full column & begins: "This club was organized Oct. 23, 1854 & consisted at first of only 11 members. It has now... See More
May 07, 1859
GLEASON'S WEEKLY LINE-OF-BATTLE SHIP, Boston, May 7, 1859 This is one of the more ornate & beautiful masthead, featuring a 3 masted ship with several embellishments.
The ftpg. shows: "Iron Bridge Across the Goomtee, at Lucknow, India" and: "Princess Frederick-William of Prussia & the Infant Prince".
Eight pages, nice, displayable condition.
November 08, 1859
NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 8, 1859 The last column of the ftpg. has: "The Harper's Ferry Affair" "The Excitement & Crisis in the South" with many subheads. Also: "The Law of Virginia In Regard to Pardons" and "A Warning from Accomack".
Page 4 has an editorial on it headed: "The Revolutionary Sentiment & the Crisis at the South".... See More
January 31, 1862
NEW YORK HERALD, Jan. 31, 1862 The ftpg. features a nice map headed: "THE NEW EXPEDITION. Scene of Operations of Commodore Dupont & Gen. Sherman's Expedition to the Rear of Fort Pulaski".
Also on the ftpg. is a wealth of war heads including: "Important From Savannah" "Splendid Naval Movement" "Interesting From the South" "The French Leavi... See More
July 03, 1862
NEW YORK TRIBUNE July 3, 1862 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "The Advance On Richmond" "A Bold Stroke For A Great Advantage" "Success of the Movement" "Reported Occupation of Richmond" "Vicksburg Batteries Run by Com. Farragut" "Brilliant Exploit of the Union Ram Fleet" & much more.
Eight pages, very ni... See More
August 09, 1862
THE SATURDAY EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Aug. 9, 1862 The front page has a print: "Fort Point--One of the Fortifications Of the Harbor of San Francisco, Cal." with a bit of detail.
Some war-related content inside including: "How To Demoralize n Army" and "Conference of the Rebel Generals at Richmond--Their Plains for the Future and more.
The bkpg. features a cartoo... See More
October 15, 1862
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 15, 1862 Among the various reports are: "Tests of Loyalty" "A Boston Negro's Opinion of the Proclamation" "Kirby Smith Captures a Train..." "McClellan on the President's Proclamation" and so much more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
Described as "The Hottest Rebel Sheet to be found in the North or th... See More
Item #649300THE CIRCULAR, Oneida, New York, Civil War era A lot of ten issues from this well-known socialistic "commune" from during the Civil War but with minimal war-related content. Four pages each, 10 by 13 inches, very nice condition.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
January 10, 1863
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 10, 1863 Among the many front page column heads on the Civil War are: "From General Rosecrans's Army" "Murfreesboro Deserted" "Rosecrans in Pursuit of the Rebels" "The Enemy at Tullahoma" "Loss of Springfield, Mo." "The Place Attacked by a Large Rebel Force" "Gen. Brown Badly Wounded" "Anoth... See More
April 26, 1863
NEW YORK HERALD, April 26, 1863 The front page features two maps headed: "OPERATIONS AROUND VICKSBURG" and: "VICKSBURG AND IT'S DEFENSES" with much detail.
Among the ftpg. one column headlines on the Civil War are: "NEWS FROM THE SOUTHWEST" "The Fight On The Coldwater River" "The Position and Strategy of General Grant" "NEWS FROM TE... See More
October 08, 1863
THE WORLD, New York, Oct. 8, 1863 Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "Gen. Rosecrans's Army" "Results of the Rebel Raid Near Murfreesboro" "From the Southwest" 'Missouri Invaded by 2,000 Rebels" "Our Troops Concentrating for Their Capture" "Guerrilla Ravages in Kentucky" "Reported Fighting With the Rebel... 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" "Rebel Batteries Withdrawn from Lookout ... See More
April 09, 1864
ARMY & NAVY JOURNAL, New York, April 9, 1864 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.
Among the articles in this issue are: "The Capture of Morgan" which is a fine item on the taking of the infamous John Hunt Morgan, taking over one-third of the page; "Spo... See More
December 05, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 5, 1864 Among the front page one column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN'S ARMY" "It's Steady Progress Eastward" "Sherman Meeting with Little Resistance from the Rebels" "The Rebels Wonder where He is Going" "They Admit that he will Reach the Atlantic" "The War In Tennessee" "Heavy Skirmishing I... See More
December 22, 1864
NEW YORK TIMES, Dec. 22, 1864 Among the front page column heads are: "SIEGE OF SAVANNAH" "Savannah Still Held by the Rebels on the 18th" [note: Sherman actually occupied the city on this date: Dec. 22] "Sherman Preparing To Attack" "Rebel Accounts of His Operations" "The Railroads All Destroyed" "PORTER'S EXPEDITION" "The S... See More
December 24, 1864
NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 24, 1864 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "SHERMAN" "Savannah to Capitulate on the 17th Instant" "WILMINGTON" "The Rebel General Bragg Thinks He Can Repel Any Attack" "THOMAS" "Particulars of Hood's Rout & Flight" and much more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.... See More
January 20, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Jan. 20, 1865
* Fort Fisher captured
* Wilmington, North Carolina
* Final months of the Civil War
Among the ftpg. reports relating to the Civil War are: "The Capture of Fort Fisher" "From Mobile "Movements in Alabama--The Rebels Non-plussed--Probable Fall of Mobile" "From the Army of the Potomac" "From Canada" "Propo... See More
June 11, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, June 11, 1865 The front page has: "The Trial - The Evidence on Saturday" being that of the Lincoln conspirators. One bit notes: "...after the assassination of the President I heard...that it was Edwin Booth who assassinated the President..." with more... See More
Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in th
Page 2 has much on Reconstruction including: "The Blacks" "His Future Condition in th
December 22, 1865
NEW YORK TRIBUNE, Dec. 22, 1865 Among the front page column heads are: "The Case of Jeff. Davis" "Endorsing the President's Annual Message" "Negro Suffrage in the District" "The Constitutional Amendment" and more.
Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, good condition.
Item #649285THE O.C. DAILY, 1867 No, it's not from Orange County, but rather from the Oneida Community in New York. This is a tiny newspaper, measuring just 4 by 5 inches, four pages. Various tidbits, great condition. Note: month and day will be different than the one shown in the photo.
May 31, 1867
CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, May 31, 1867 Page two has an excellent, detailed, and rather lengthy article headed: "Letter From Montana" which is very descriptive of the Territory. Much of the report concerns Helena, and even mentions in part: "...The reports were fabulous from 'Last Chance Gulch'. "Cayuse' stock and snow shoes were brought into requis... See More
Item #649305SATURDAY NIGHT, Philadelphia, 1869 A decorative masthead with content that is primarily literary in nature. There is a front page illustration & a few more inside, with a border around each page. The photo is "generic" but your issue will have a very similar look. Measures 21 by 14 inches with 8 pages. Minor wear.
Item #662918TRANS-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
January 22, 1870
NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 22, 1870 The front page begins with over a column of reporting on the re-admission of Virginia into the Union after the Civil War.
Heads include: "Congress" "Action at Last in the Senate on the Virginia Question" "A Bill for Admission Passed by a Vote of 48 to 10" "Unconditional Admission of the State Denied" and more.
Conditiona... See More
December 29, 1870
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 29, 1870 Nearly a full front page column is headed: "San Diego--The Harbor and City" which is very descriptive. Also on the ftpg: "From Arizona...Bradshaw Mines--Indian Affairs--The Pimos on a Scout Against the Apaches...".
Four pages, nice condition.
June 10, 1871
EVERY SATURDAY, Boston, June 10, 1871 Inside has a very ice full page print by J.S. Davis: "Trouting" showing two men fishing. Also two pages of: "On The Mississippi" which has 5 prints including: "A Creole Pedagogue" "The Landing Near Bonnet Carre" "A Deer-Chase on the Mississippi" and "A Submerged Plantation". A full page of scene... See More
November 06, 1875
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, November 6, 1875 An inside page is comprised of two large illustrations related to the making of steel. Quite displayable.
Also present is the front page illustration of the: "TAYLOR & CO'S STEAM CRANE" and inside illustrations and content related to: "The Psycho Mystery", "Diving Bell and Grapnel", "Kafer and De... See More
Item #649311(10) STAMP COLLECTING MAGAZINES: Lot of ten different titles from the 1880's & 1890's, all in nice condition, at least 4 pages each, most measuring about 4 by 7 inches.
This item is not eligible for free shipping.
November 13, 1880
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, November 13, 1880
* Stellarton, Nova Scotia, Canada
* Mining explosion disaster
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many interesting advertisements. The front page has an article headed: "A World Of Woe" "The Very Worst of Modern Mining Horrors" "Forty or More Workmen Perish in the Pit" "The Complete ... See More
July 04, 1881
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 4, 1881 The top of the ftpg. has column heads on the assassination of President James Garfield, show just two days prior & still clinging to life: "HOPE AND FEAR" "Each Contending for the Mastery at the President's Bedside" "Life, However, Still Trembling in the Balance" "The Utmost Care & Caution Displayed in Thei... See More
Item #672694THE GUNNISON ADVERTISER, Colorado, Oct. & Nov., 1882 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 advertisements for this store.
Four pages, 10 by 14 3/4 inches, min... See More
March 06, 1886
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 6, 1886 The front page has the 2nd and 1st place prize designs for the Harlem River Bridge at 181st Street (now Washington Bridge): "DESIGN FOR BRIDGE ACROSS HARLEM RIVER AT 181ST STREET, NEW YORK CITY LOOKING SOUTH - FIRST PRIZE" and "DESIGN FOR HARLEM RIVER BRIDGE LOOKING NORTH-SECOND PRIZE". Quite displayable.
Also noteworthy is a ... See More
October 02, 1888
THE SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Oct. 2, 1888 Page 4 has an uncommonly lengthy article concerning Jack the Ripper i London, headed: "Whitechapel And Its Murders".
A few bits include: "...Several murders of the most appalling nature have taken place in Whitechapel within the past two months...police are completely baffled. Bodies are found, dissected with some rude skill and m... See More
March 24, 1906
STANNTON DISPATCH, Virginia, March 24, 1906
The front page also contains an account of a wagon crashing over a bridge, an announcement of a church ... See More
Item #646999THE THOROUGHBRED RECORD, Lexington, Kentucky, 1913 As the title would suggest this magazine is focused on horse racing, and the masthead notes: "A Weekly Thoroughbred Journal Published by the Thoroughbred Record Company".
The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.
Complete in 1... See More
August 22, 1919
THE JEWISH EXPONENT, Philadelphia, Aug. 22, 1919 This newspaper is subtitled: "A Weekly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Jewish People" This is a complete 12 page newspaper in excellent condition, still rather white, printed on high-quality paper stock.
Among the articles: "Zionism & the World Peace" "The House of Israel" "Further Antisemi... See More
February 04, 1924
THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Feb. 4, 1924 The banner headline announces: "Ex-President Wilson Passed Away Yesterday Morning" with subheads including: "Mr. Wilson Died At 11:15 O'Clock" "End Peaceful For Sufferer" and more.
Eight pages, very nice condition.
January 24, 1929
THE WORLD, New York, Jan. 24, 1929 The front page has a one column heading: "EINSTEIN UNCOVERS ELECTRIC SECRETS, SAYS DR. SWANN" with subheads. The lengthy text continues on page 4.
Complete in 30 pages, disbinding indents at the blank spine, good condition.
April 05, 1932
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1932
* Vitamin C isolated for the 1st time
* Dr. Charles Glen King
* Actress Rose Coghlan death
A two column heading near the bottom of the front page reads: "Pittsburgh Professor Isolates Vitamin C; Concentrates Substance From Lemon Juice" (see) Coverage on the 1st isolation of the vitamin by Charles Glen King, a chemistry professor at the Universit... See More
July 28, 1932
THE SCRANTON TIMES, Pennsylvania, July 28, 1932
* Bonus Army - World War I veterans march
This 26 page newspaper has a very nice banner headline on the front page: "BONUS VETERAN SHOT DEAD; FEDERAL TROOPS CALLED OUT" with subheads (see photos). Coverage on the gathering of World War I veterans in Washington D.C.
Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. L... See More
August 19, 1935
THE GREENSBORO PATRIOT, North Carolina, Aug. 19, 1935 The banner headline announces: "Will Rogers And Wiley Post Die In Crash" with subhead: "Both Crushed to Death When Plane Dives Into River In Desolate Spot". Featured also are photos of the two together, and one of Will Rogers by himself.
Eight pages, very nice condition
August 20, 1939
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH (Rotogravure/Pictures section), Missouri, August 20, 1939
* Rotogravure section featuring Maureen O'Hara
This is a beautiful display of one of the most glamorous actress of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Fans of this cinematic era and Maureen will love this collection of some of the personalities she portrayed.
This is the Rotogravure/Picture section ONLY.,... See More
August 24, 1939
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, August 24, 1939
* ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!
* Bing Crosby in "Star Maker"
The front page has: "ATTACK BY HITLER IS FEARED TODAY!" This issue predates the start of WWII by less than a week. The front page has coverage of Germany and Russia's Treaty and Poland beginning "To Mobilize Her Reserve Troops". This dramatic hea... See More
October 29, 1942
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., October 29, 1942
* Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands
* U.S. Navy vs. Imperial Japanese Navy
* Guadalcanal campaign - World War II
The top of the front page has a four column headline: "JAPS TAPER OFF ATTACKS ON GUADALCANAL AFTER SUFFERING HEAVY LOSSES" with subheads. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light ... See More
June 05, 1944
DAILY NEWS, New York, June 5, 1944 Over half of the ftpg. is taken up with the headline: "ROME FALLS; ALLIES PRESS FLEEING FOE" with a photo of American troops rolling into Rome. Related reports inside.
Tabloid-size, complete in 32 pages, minor wear at the margins, good condition.
June 19, 1944
DAILY NEWS, New York, June 19, 1944 The banner headline announces: "YANKS TRAP 25,000 NAZIS" "Wipe Out One Division Trying To Break Cherbourg Ring". The detailed report, with a photo, is on page 2. A map is included as well.
Tabloid-size, complete in 28 pages, nice condition.
May 23, 1945
GUINEA GOLD, "Australian Edition", May 23, 1945 The front page banner headline reads: "Chinese Launch Offensive In South To Sever Jap Supply Lines" with various subheads. The back page has: "Jap Suicide Attacks Fail To Loosen Okinawa Grip", with more. See images for details.
These were the closing moments of WW2 - the gap between V-E Day and V-J Day.
An uncomm... See More
September 12, 1945
WORLD OBSERVER, Biak Island, Sept. 12, 1945 A very uncommon "camp" newspaper from the South Pacific, actually a remote island just northwest of New Guinea.
During World War II it was a strategic airfield of the Japanese Army serving as a base for operations in the Pacific theater. American forces eventually captured the island during the Battle of Biak in June of 1944. The newspap... See More
July 02, 1951
NEW YORK TIMES, July 2, 1951 The front page has a one column photo of Feller headed: "Bob Feller Pitches His 3d No-Hit Game". The sport's section (page 18) has a 4 column head: "Feller Hurls Third No-Hitter for Indians" with subheads and box scores.
Complete in 40 pages, this is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institutional hol... See More
January 15, 1954
THE NEWS & OBSERVER, Raleigh, North Carolina, Jan. 15, 1954 The bottom of the front page has a report headed: "Marilyn and Joe Wed at Frisco" with a photo of both: "Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio". The article carries over to page 7.
Complete in 32 pages, very nice condition.
March 13, 1959
CENTRE DAILY TIMES, State College and Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, March 13, 1959 The front page has a two column headline: "State Status For Hawaii Within A Year" which tells of the passing of the Hawaii Admission Act passing both the House and Senate. This set the stage for President Eisenhower's signing (5 days later) which would enable Hawaii to become the 50th state.
Complet... See More
October 04, 1981
THE NEW YORK TIMES, October. 4, 1981
* Bob Dylan Concert Ad
* The making of Nicholas Nickleby
* Full Page Ad for Richard Harris in Camelot
Besides interesting news of the day, this issue is loaded with premium theater, movie and concert ads form America's "city that never sleeps", NYC. Included is a 1/4 pg. Bob Dylan Concert Ad and a full page ad for the limited e... See More
January 17, 1991
THE STARS AND STRIPES--EXTRA, "Authorized Unofficial Publication for the U.S. Armed Forces", Jan. 17, 1991 The bold banner headline proclaims: "WAR ERUPTS" and beneath which is: "Air Armada Hammers Iraq" with further text. The bottom half of the ftpg. is a photo of an F-15 Eagle being refueled in Saudi Arabia.
This newspaper announces the beginning of the war o... See More
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
September 07, 1995
THE SUN, Baltimore, September 7, 1995 A very historic issue for the baseball collector, being the Baltimore newspaper reporting Cal Ripken's 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's record which stood for 56 years. Great headlines and photos of Ripken appear on both the front page and the 1st page of the Sports Section.
The issue is believed to be complete in multiple section... See More
September 09, 1998
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, Missouri, September 9, 1998 See the photo for a terrific & very displayable headline: "JUBILATION" celebrating Mark McGwire 62nd home run of the season, breaking Roger Maris' home run record. Great to have in a St. Louis newspaper! This is the complete issue and is in very good condition with only a slight even toning.
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