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America at war: The Great War Collection (eleven issues)...

Item #649249
THE GREAT WAR COLLECTION (11 issues) - A great opportunity for an instant collection encompassing every major "American" war from The French and Indian War through The Gulf War. You get eleven original/authentic publications (at least 9 being American newspapers), one each for:

French & Indian War, Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World... See More  

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The work of Butch Cassidy and his "Hole-In-The-Wall" gang...

Item #670407

August 30, 1900

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Aug. 30, 1900

* Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid

* Hole-in-the-wall-Gang

* Tipton, Wyoming train robbery

The front page has an article: "TRAIN ROBBERS CAUGHT" "They Got but Little Money Out of the Express Car Last Night".

Included are some details of the robbery, now ascribed to the work of Butch Cassidy and the "Hol... See More  

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John Sherman death...

Item #680480

October 22, 1900

THE BULLETIN, San Francisco, October 22, 1900

* John Sherman - soldier and statesman

* Senator... Secretary of State... Secretary of  the Treasury 

The front page has three column headlines: "JOHN SHERMAN, SOLDIER AND STATESMAN, IS DEAD" and "Expired at His Home in Washington After a Lingering Illness That Gradually Undermined His Nervous System", with a n... See More  

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Country's leading women's suffrage publication... Carrie Nation wrecks saloons... Ad for female dentist...

Item #675314

January 26, 1901

THE WOMAN'S TRIBUNE, Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 1901

* Carrie Nation wrecks saloons

* 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 activ... See More  

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The evolution of the motorcycle...

Item #669264

December 21, 1901

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, December 21, 1901, New York  Perhaps the most notable article is: "The Evolution of the Motor Cycle" which has great text and also includes 4 photos of very early motorcycles.

The front page is taken up with a print of the: "Giant Sand Wheel for  the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company" with an article inside.

Sixteen pages, an early repair to pa... See More  

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Rare and early stock market title...

Item #649268

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  

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Best San Francisco earthquake issue to be had...

Item #678531

April 19, 1906

THE CALL-CHRONICLE-EXAMINER, San Francisco, California, April 19, 1906

* Best San Francisco earthquake issue to be had

This newspaper is destined to be--if not already--one of the premiere issues of the early 20th century.

See the photos for the great headlines and reports found not only on the front page but on all four pages.

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Color Illustrations from 1906...

Item #678661

July 29, 1906

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE SUPPLEMENT, California, July 29, 1906  This unique color cover supplement has several interesting illustrations starting with a full front page illustration of "A STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA". 

The inside pages have the following articles and illustrations of interest: "THE MOST VALUABLE CAT IN AMERICA", "ENOUGH ROPE TO HANG THE WORLD... See More  

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The 1906 World Series: Chicago vs. Chicago...

Item #670658

October 15, 1906

* 1906 Chicago White Sox vs. Cubs

* World Series of baseball - all 6 games

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California  A complete set of 6 issues reporting on all 6 games of  the 1906 Major League Baseball World Series. The newspapers dated October 9 thru 15, 1908 (no newspaper on Sunday).

As the photos show each issue has a front page report on the games between the Chicago Cubs and th... See More  

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First airplane death - a passenger with Orville Wright...

Item #681887

September 23, 1908

THE GREENSBOROUGH PATRIOT, North Carolina, September 23, 1908 

* Orville Wright Injured

* Thomas Etholen Selfridge Killed

* 1st powered airplane fatality

Page 4 has: "THE AIRSHIP DIASTER", with a corresponding article of, "The disaster to the air ship of Orville Wright in which the inventor was badly wounded and his companion killed is keenly felt in Washington, where t... See More  

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Horse racing magazine from Lexington, Kentucky...

Item #646999
THE 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.

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A record of the construction of the Panama Canal...

Item #649251

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  

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Published by prison inmates...

Item #674970

January 31, 1914

THE SUMMARY, Elmira, New York, Jan. 31, 1914 

* Published by prison inmates

* Elmira Correctional Facility

An interesting newspaper "Published Weekly by & for the Inmates of the N.Y.S. Reformatory at Elmira" as noted at the top of page 2. Various news of the day, and the back page is mostly taken up with: "Sporting News".

Measures 10 by 13 1/4 inches print... See More  

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Inventions, patents, and more... From the early 1900's...

Item #649215
(10) SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York  A lot of ten issues from 1900 - 1915. Not a "supplement" of the regular issue, but rather a separate stand-alone title which got its start to report on the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Nice condition with a wealth of illustrations and photos throughout.
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By and for brewery and soft drink workers...

Item #649248
BREWERY & 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  

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Thanksgiving-themed Cream of Wheat ad from 1923...

Item #679318

November 01, 1923

NEEDLECRAFT MAGAZINE, Nov., 1923 (1st leaf only)  The reverse side of the cover has a great, displayable, Thanksgiving-themed cover advertising Cream of Wheat. Would look great framed. See image for details.

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The Country Gentleman cover...

Item #679320

December 01, 1931

THE COUNTRY GENTLEMAN, Philadelphia, Dec., 1931 (front cover only)  This color cover has a wonderful Christmas-themed illustration. The back side of the cover has an illustration of two Chrysler automobiles. Either would look great framed. 

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Lou Gehrig breaks consecutive game record...

Item #680598

August 18, 1933

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Massachusetts, August 18, 1933

* Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record

* New York Yankees - MLB baseball

This 30 page newspaper has two column headlines in the sport's section (pg. 26): "Lou Gehrig Smashes Record, Is Honored by League Head", "Durable Yankee First Sacker Plays in 1308th Consecutive Game to Surpass Scott's Old Mark...&q... See More  

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Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee...

Item #680780

September 30, 1934

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept. 30, 1934 

* Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee 

* New York Yankees - Major league baseball

* Best title to be had ?

Page 3 of the sport's section reports on Babe Ruth's last home run as a Yankee: "YANKEES LOSE, 8-5, THEN TRIUMPH, 9-6", "Ruth Wallops 22d Homer and Drives in Three Runs in Opener at Washington", "Gets Uni... See More  

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Lou Gehrig named 'Captain' of the Yankees...

Item #680473

April 13, 1935

ALBANY EVENING NEWS, New York, April 13, 1935

* Lou Gehrig becomes Yankees team captain

* Early Joe Louis boxing match

The top of page 12 has a one column heading: "GEHRIG NAMED YANK CAPTAIN" with subhead. (see) Only a few men have ever held the title of Captain of the Yankees with Derek Jeter being the latest. Also early reporting on boxer Joe Louis with photos on page 8.

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1937 Brady Gang shootout....

Item #667772

October 12, 1937


* Al Brady Gang shootout

* Bangor ME Maine

* F.B.I. - G-Men agents (1st report)

The front page has a nice headline: "G-Men Kill Outlaws in Gun Battle" with subheads. (see) More on page 9 with a few related photos. First report coverage on the famous shootout in Bangor, Maine between the Brady gang and the F.B.I.

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To be found only in California...

Item #675006

June 17, 1939

HAM AND EGGS, Los Angeles, June 17, 1939  A very intriguing and rare newspaper, this being the vol. 1 number 29 issue. The Ham and Eggs movement was an old-age pension movement in California during the 1930s. It was originally founded by Robert Noble, a controversial radio personality. The Ham and Eggs lobby wanted a massive state pension apparatus and one time their movement had almost one m... See More  

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Nile Kinnick and Iowa Hawkeyes...

Item #680477

July 23, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 23, 1940

* Nile Kinnick All-star votes

* Iowa Hawkeyes - NCAA college football

This 40 page newspaper has small one column headings in the sport's section (page 25): "Kinnick Leads In Poll" "Iowa Halfback Has Most Votes for All-Star Eleven" See photo for brief text here.

Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout.... See More  

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50 issues with World War II content...

Item #649270
(50) WORLD WAR II -- A lot of fifty issues each with front page war headlines. Folio-size; nice for resale or for someone wishing to begin a collection.  The issues may have edge tears and/or a rough left spine, but they are nice for framing and do not have loss of text.

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Casey at the Bat death in 1943...

Item #675000

February 10, 1943

NEW YORK TIMES, Feb. 10, 1943 

* Casey at the Bat death ? 

* Battle of Guadalcanal ends w/ victory

The front page has a four column headline: "GUADALCANAL IS OURS" with subheads and related map. Lengthy text.

Page 25 has: "'CASEY' CLAIMANT DEAD IN CAPITAL"  with subheads that include: "Daniel Casey, 80, Contended He Was Hero of Thaye
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Count Fleet wins the triple crown... 2-issue set...

Item #680470

June 06, 1943


* Count Fleet - horse racing

* Belmont Stakes win (3rd & final win)

* Triple crown winner - victory

This 100+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page of the sport's section (inside) that include: "COUNT FLEET FIRST BY THIRTY LENGTHS IN $50,090 BELMONT" and "Sweeps 5 Springs Stakes.... See More  

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A World War II newspaper from the Navy Yard...

Item #649240

January 01, 1944

BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944  A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.

Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More  

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Military newspaper printed in the jungles of New Guinea...

Item #649247

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
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Jackie Robinson's baseball debut...

Item #680662

April 19, 1946

THE BETHLEHEM GLOBE-TIMES, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1946 

* Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier 

* Baseball debut (1st report)

Page 12 has a small one column headline: "Robinson Has Field Day In Making Debut". Brief but historic coverage on Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier. A historic report in both baseball and black americana.

Complete with 22 pag... See More  

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Trial of Axis Sally... Nazis broadcaster...

Item #680556

September 25, 1948

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 25, 1948 

* Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty 

* Axis Sally - trial for treason 

* Nazis broadcaster

Page 8 has a small one column heading: "TRIAL OF 'AXIS SALLY' SET" "Court Names Nov. 15--Accused Would Have Truman Appear" (see) Brief coverage of the decision to go to trial as Mildred Gillars pleads not guilty ... See More  

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Alan Shepard begins the space race... In a Florida newspaper...

Item #680713

May 05, 1961

ORLANDO EVENING STAR, Florida, May 5, 1961 

* Astronaut Alan Shepard

* 1st American in space

* Mercury-Redstone 3 - Freedom 7

The very large, bold banner headline above the masthead proclaims America's entry into the space race, reading: "SHEP DID IT!" noting America's first astronaut's journey into space aboard the spacecraft "Freedom 7". From beginnin... See More  

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Valentina Tereshkova... 1st woman in space...

Item #680716

June 20, 1963

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Michigan, June 20, 1963

* Valentina Tereshkova - 1st woman in space

* Vostok 6 - Russian spaceship

This 48 page newspaper has a three column headline near the bottom of the front page: "Moscow Rejoices in 'Seagull's' Flight" with related photos. (see) Tells of the Soviet Union putting the 1st ever woman into space.

Other news of the day throu... See More  

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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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One of the best Kennedy assassination newspapers to be had...

Item #649296

November 23, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Nov. 23, 1963  A quite rare & extremely desirable newspaper with a first report on John F. Kennedy's assassination, from the city where it happened.

The two line bold banner headline proclaims: "KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET" with subhead: "Johnson Becomes President", plus a rather large photo of "John F. Kennedy" and a smal
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Two of the best Kennedy assassination issues to be had...

Item #649283

November 23, 1963

Here is a terrific pair of issues on the assassination of John F. Kennedy from the city where it happened. Both issues are THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS from Texas.

Note: While we do offer each of these issues as stand-alone items, purchasing them as a set will enable you to take advantage of a discounted price.

You get the November 23, 1963 edition which is a quite rare & extremely desirable ne... See More  

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Dallas newspaper on the shooting of Oswald...

Item #649295

November 25, 1963

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, Dallas, Texas, November 25, 1963  Terrific and most unusual issue, as the entire front page--save for the banner headline: "Night Club Man Kills Oswald -- John F. Kennedy's Body Borne to Capitol" is taken up with a huge photo showing Jack Ruby thrusting his pistol forward in the direction of Oswald and others, a split second before Oswald was shot.

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The historic Civil Rights Act...

Item #669417

July 02, 1964

THE BRYAN TIMES, Ohio, July 2, 1964 

* American Civil Rights Act of 1964

* Passes Congress - signing into law

* Nice headline for display

* Early, same day report

The front page features an historic banner headline: "HOUSE PASSES RIGHTS BILL".

The report begins: "The House finally passed and sent to the White House today far-reaching civil rights legislation born of r... See More  

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Jean-Michel Basquiat - Graffiti artist...

Item #681078

November 14, 1989

THE VILLAGE VOICE, Greenwich Village, New York, Nov. 14, 1989 

* Jean-Michel Basquiat

* The Grateful Dead

The front page has: "Flyboy in the Buttermilk - The Crisis of the Black Artist in White America", which is an article featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat, SAMO Graffiti artist, which continues on pages 31-33. The background of the cover is a sample of his artwork. Th... See More  

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Art Blakey Obituary... Black American jazz drummer...

Item #681378

October 17, 1990


* Death report of Jazz drummer Art Blakey

Page A20 has a quarter page article: "Art Blakey; Drummer, Mentor Led the Jazz Messengers", which includes a small photo. A portion of the text includes: "Born in Pittsburgh where he toiled in the steel mills by day while listening  to the Early Hines and Dick Stabile bands on the radio at nigh... See More  

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War on Iraq begins... In a military newspaper...

Item #649286

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  

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Cal Ripken breaks Lou Gehrig's record...

Item #649307

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  

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Mark McGwire sets home run record...

Item #649220

September 08, 1998

THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998  This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.

Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More  

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McGwire breaks Maris' home run record...

Item #649306

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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Cal Ripken Jr. ends the streak at 2,632...

Item #649302

September 21, 1998

THE SUN, Baltimore, September 21, 1998  This 52 page newspaper contains the report of Cal Ripken Jr. ending his famous streak of consecutive games played. The front page headline reads: "2,632 - Ripken Ends The Streak", and includes his response: "I thought about it and decided let's end it in the same place it started. In my home state. In front of the best fans in the wor... See More  

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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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Black Dahlia - pre-release full page ad and review...

Item #681684

September 10, 2006

LOS ANGELES TIMES, Sept. 10, 2006  


* Poster-size ad for Black Dahlia with pre-release review

* Full-page ad for The Prestige

A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "The Black Dahlia" (with review) and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment industry - the Hollywood ar... See More  

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