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682344

From this small town in Northern Missouri...

Item #682344

January 28, 1887

THE HOME PRESS, La Plata, Missouri, Jan. 28, 1887



* Macon County



 An uncommon title from this very small town in Northern Missouri. A typical newspaper of the day with local and regional reports and a wealth of ads.

Complete in 4 pages, never bound nor trimmed, a small hoe to the back leaf, a few small repairs. Good condition.

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$38.00
680021

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #680021

April 28, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 28, 1888  Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealth of ads as well.

Four pages, 19 1/4 b... See More  

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$133.00
679717

Newspaper from territorial New Mexico...

Item #679717

December 03, 1896

THE ALBUQUERQUE DAILY CITIZEN, New Mexico, July 13, 1900  A territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Typical news and ads of the day.

Four pages, folio size, archivally rejoined at the spine, some minor  margin tears, generally good.

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$68.00
679428

Titanic sinking as reported in the London Times...

Item #679428

April 18, 1912

THE TIMES, London, April 18, 1912 



* Sinking of the RMS Titanic

* Partial list of passengers on Carpathia

* From the origin of the voyage (rare)




In typical "Times" fashion this is a very modest presentation on the sinking of the Titanic, yet terrific to have in this revered newspaper from England, the country from which the Titanic inaugurated its fateful voyage. The entire ... See More  

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$152.00
679351

Very rare New Mexico newspaper...

Item #679351

May 03, 1888

SOUTHWEST SENTINEL, Silver City, New Mexico, May 3, 1888  This is a very scarce newspaper from the territory of New Mexico, 26 years before statehood.

The front page has some news items and ads, with inside pages almost entirely taken up with advertisements. A terrific opportunity for a rare & early title from territorial New Mexico.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, minor separ... See More  

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$192.00
679273

Neat title... "THE MOSQUITO"...

Item #679273

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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$8.00
678770

From 1887 Florida, for the fruit industry...

Item #678770

October 10, 1887

THE FLORIDA DISPATCH, Jacksonville, Oct. 10, 1887  Noted in the masthead: "Official Organ Of The Florida Fruit Growers' Assoc. & the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Growers' Protective Assoc." with the content, and the ads, focused on such.

Handsome masthead, 20 pages, 10 1/4 by 13 1/4 inches, a little irregular along the spine, nice condition.

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$33.00
678612

Automobile Number In 1912.....

Item #678612

January 06, 1912

HARPERS WEEKLY, N.Y., Jan. 6, 1912.

 

* Color Cover

* Automobile Number

* Lots Of Car Advertisements

* 1912 Original

* 36 Pages




This is the Annual Automobile Number as described in upper margin of the front page and is very displayable. Front page has a baby wearing a racing cap, driving a car with 1912 on the license plate, as Father Time crosses in front carrying an hour
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$75.00
678545

A newspaper from the Virgin Islands...

Item #678545

June 30, 1925

THE BULLETIN, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, U.S.A., June 30, 1925  I believe this to be the first newspaper from Virgin Islands we have offered. A rather quaint newspaper of small size with various news tidbits and a wealth of ads.

Four pages, 9 b 12 inches, nice condition.

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$33.00
677855

Incorporating the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts...

Item #677855

May 12, 1886

PITTSFIELD EVENING JOURNAL--SUPPLEMENT, Massachusetts, May 12, 1886 



* Creating the city charter 

* Pittsfield, MA charter




This is a significant "Supplement" issue for the city of Pittsfield, as most of the front page is taken up with:



"THE FULL TEXT" "Of The Proposed City Charter" "An Act to Incorporarte the City of Pittsfield" as the on... See More  

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$60.00
677464

Disney pairs with Standard Oil...

Item #677464

June 01, 1939

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, June 1, 1939 



* Walt Disney - Standard Oil advertisement

* Mickey and Minnie Mouse cartoon characters




In 1939 Disney paired with Standard Oil to produce comics for kids that also doubled as ads. Located on the back page is a large (approx. 12" x 15") nostalgic, vintage ad for Disney lovers and is very displayable.

Complete in 25 pages, light toning,... See More  

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$68.00
674740

Fashion and Patchwork in 1911...

Item #674740

August 01, 1911

THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, August, 1911  The front cover shows a full page illustration of swans, painted by C. Coles Phillips, an artist know for his use of negative space. Although there is some dirt around the front cover edges, it is still very displayable.  The inside pages have several colored illustrations and articles including: "Curing Sick People Without M... See More  

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$28.00
674070

No issues held by any institution...

Item #674070

November 07, 1890

THE WEST SIDE CITIZEN, Villa Park, Colorado, Nov. 7, 1890 



* Very rare publication



Although once a separate town, Villa Park today is a neighborhood of Denver, about 4 miles west of downtown. This is a very rare title, as only one institution is recorded in Gregory (Union List of American Newspapers) as having any issues and that collection was purchased in its entirety bu us.

An eight... See More  

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$58.00
673863

Vidkun Quisling (Premier of Norway) executed..

Item #673863

October 24, 1945

THE MORNING CALL, Pennsylvania, Oct. 24, 1945  The front page has a 2 column article: "Vidkun Quisling Reported Executed by Firing Squad".  The Premier of Norway during the Nazi invasion was executed for, "...military and civilian treason, murder, manslaughter, embezzlement, larceny, robbery and malfeasance in office." , including, "turning over defense secrets t... See More  

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$65.00
673741

Newspaper of Stanford University...

Item #673741

April 18, 1894

DAILY PALO ALTO, Stanford University, California, April 18, 1894  This was the school newspaper published by this now prestigious university in Northern California, with various news tidbits, items about school and many ads as well. All are volume one issues, from the first year of its existence.

Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, a few minor margin tears & slightly irregular at the bl... See More  

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$28.00
673709

Like an early Wall Street Journal... Street Railway Edition...

Item #673709

October 19, 1907

THE COMMERCIAL & FINANCIAL CHRONICLE, New York, Oct. 19, 1907 (STREET RAILWAY SECTION)  A 112 page publication filled with railway maps, ads, schedules and notices, providing a great snapshot of the transportation infrastructure of the northeast corridor of the United States. Transportation maps include those from Maryland, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Boston, Philadelphia, New York,... See More  

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$28.00
673608

A Tombstone newspaper with an ad for the O.K. Corral...

Item #673608

November 21, 1886

THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Arizona, November 21, '86 (1886)



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this title is more ... See More  

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$400.00
673562

Vol. 1 No. 2 issue of Tarzana Tribune...

Item #673562

December 04, 1941

TARZANA TRIBUNE, Los Angeles neighborhood, California, Dec. 4, 1941



* Volume 1 Number 2

* 1 cent stamp




A smaller size issue that measures 11 x 7 1/2 inches, has a few local tidbit news articles and some ads. This is the Volume 1 Number 2 issue, rare as such. Just a few days prior to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Four pages, good condition.... See More  

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$38.00
672748

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

Item #672748

July 31, 1888

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



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


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

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$29.00
672433

When Denver was the "Old West" in 1881...

Item #672433

October 24, 1881

DAILY DENVER TIMES, Colorado, Oct. 24, 1881 



* Rare Old West title

* Was a Western outpost




An early newspaper from Denver filled with local & national news reports and a great wealth of ads, many of which are illustrated.

Four pages, light damp staining, minor margin wear, generally nice.

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$33.00
671712

Assaying gold and silver...

Item #671712

February 15, 1902

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, February 15, 1902  This issue contains the following prints, articles, and/or ads: Assaying Gold and Silver Bullion at the New York Assay Office; Mail Transportation in Cities;The Improvement of Washington; The Yerkes Observatory Two-Foot Reflector; A Pigeon Ranch; and other articles and advertisements.

The issue is complete in 16 pages and is in good condition... See More  

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$30.00
671708

Great automobile issue...

Item #671708

January 06, 1912

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 6, 1912  This issue contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: "The Selection of a Motor Truck", "The Riding Qualities of a Cart", "Making the Starting Crank Obsolete", "A Fertile Field for Inventors - Opportunities Offered by the Automobile Industry", "Gasoline in War", "The Pleasure Boat&#... See More  

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$29.00
671596

Shot down in a saloon... Founder of gold in California...

Item #671596

September 22, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 22, 1884 



* James W. Marshall - California gold fame



This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads.

Page 2 has: "Slain In A Saloon" "A Grandson of Henry Clay Shot by a Louisville Alderman" "Shot Through the Heart--Drunken Ruffians--A Rancher Killed--A Texan Murderer Arrested in Georgia" as... See More  

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$45.00
670050

Rare, short-lived Texas newspaper from its first capital...

Item #670050

April 07, 1888

THE OLD CAPITOL, Columbia, Texas, April 7, 1888 



* Very rare Southwest publication



Yes, Columbia--now known as West Columbia--was the first formal capital of Texas, established in 1836. A quite rare title which existed for less than 2 years. Only one institution has a substantial holding of this title and its file is not complete.

The content is primarily concerning Texas, with a wealt... See More  

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$127.00
668707

From rough & tumble Deadwood, Dakota Territory...

Item #668707

June 20, 1882

BLACK HILLS DAILY PIONEER, Deadwood City, Black Hills, Nov. 24, 1878 



* Very rare & desired publication

* Famous wild West town

* "Wild Bill" Hickok fame




This city would arguably be--along with Tombstone & Dodge City--one of the more famous of all the towns from the rough & tumble days of the Old West, and only rarely do such issues come to light.

This issue is ... See More  

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$1,350.00
668432

Shot in a saloon fight... Murdered & robbed...

Item #668432

October 18, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Oct. 18, 1884 



* Old Western style gunfight at a saloon



This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads.

Page 3 begins with: "Criminal Calendar" "Two Men Fatally Shot in a Saloon Fight at Bois D'Arc, Mo." "The LaCrosse Tragedy--Killed by Cowboys--A Missing Bank Cashier--The Daily Record" "... See More  

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$44.00
668429

Stories from three years as a cowboy...

Item #668429

September 19, 1884

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 19, 1884  This title always had a wealth of typically Western-themed reports as well as ads.

The top of page 4 has: "Three Years A Cowboy" "The Romantic Career of a Pittsburgher in the Southwest" which is a three-quarter column with a wealth of fine reading.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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$45.00
668252

From West Baton Rouge...

Item #668252

May 29, 1886

THE SUGAR PLANTER, West Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 29, 1886 



* From the deep South



A quite uncommon title from the South. We had a few issues from the first year of the Civil War. this this is the first of a post-war issue.

Various news & ads off the day, four pages, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.... See More  

Item from Catalog 310 (released for September, 2021)...

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$39.00
666296

19th century newspaper from Berkeley...

Item #666296

January 02, 1895

THE GAZETTE, Berkeley, California, Jan. 2, 1895 



* Rare Old West title



A small paper covering mostly local events, plus a wealth of ads.

Four pages, two folds, foxing at the vertical fold, mild wear at the margins & folds.

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$37.00
665744

From Arroyo Grande, California...

Item #665744

November 17, 1888

ARROYO GRANDE HERALD, San Luis Obispo County, California, Nov. 17, 1888 



* Rare Old West publication



This is the first newspaper we have found from Arroyo Grande, in fact it is the only 19th century newspaper to publish in the town. This is the vol. 2, number 5 issue. Records indicate that only the Bancroft Library at Berkley has any holdings of this title.

Four pages with typical news... See More  

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$148.00
664666

From Territorial Arizona...

Item #664666

December 07, 1889

MOHAVE COUNTY MINER, Kingman, Arizona, Dec. 7, 1889 



* Very rare title from the Arizona Territory



A very rare and early newspaper from the Arizona Territory, 23 years before it would become a state. Various news of the day with a great deal of fascinating, brief tidbits which provide a glimpse of life in the Old West during the 1880's A wealth of ads as well, some of which are illus... See More  

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$137.00
663248

Butte, Montana, newspaper from 7 years before statehood...

Item #663248

February 16, 1882

THE DAILY MINER, Butte, Montana, Feb.16, 1882  An 8 page issue of a newspaper which is quite scarce, with a wide variety of news items, social items, advertisements, etc. A wealth of Western-style ads with many of a mining focus as well.

Eight pages, never bound nor trimmed, bit of foxing at folds, minor wear at the margins.

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$63.00
662266

Two Firsts: ads for very first electric toy train, and first automobile ad...

Item #662266

October 22, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 22, 1898 



* 1st electric toy train: ad for Carlisle and Finch

* 1st automobile advertisement - horseless carriage




For the model railroad hobbyist & car enthusiast  this issue has two significant advertisements.

First, an illustrated ad for the very first electric toy train: "Carlisle & Finch Co." of Cincinnati, Ohio. The ad is... See More  

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$65.00
662213

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #662213

May 02, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, May 2, 1893 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "Killed His Mother--The Act of a Young Man Crazed by Drink" and: "Her Skull ... See More  

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$43.00
661443

Unknown in any institution...

Item #661443

December 13, 1888

THE GRAPHIC, Campbellsburg, Indiana, Dec. 13, 1888 



* Rare title



The volume 1, number 50 issue of a newspapers which is not held by any American institution (Union List of American Newspapers). Very rare as such. Various news & ads of the day from this town in Southern Indiana with a current population of about 600.

Four pages, partially loose at the spine, stab slits at the spine ... See More  

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$67.00
661064

George M. Cohan...

Beautiful print of a young woman with her horse...

Item #661064

November 15, 1924

LIBERTY magazine, New York, November 15, 1924.

 

* A young lady with her horse is on the cover

* Woodrow Wilson & George M. Cohan

* Multiple colored ads
(see photos)



The color cover of this issue has a very nice print of a young lady with her horse (see photos) which would be great for framing.  The inside has an article titled: "Twenty Years on Broadway and Years It Took... See More  

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$36.00
660805

1882 Truckee, California, near Lake Tahoe...

Item #660805

April 26, 1882

TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 26, 1882



* Wild Old West 

* Uncommon title




From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846.

Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, v... See More  

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$37.00
657891

Tarzan and His Mate opening day advertisement...

Item #657891

April 19, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 19, 1934



* Tarzan and His Mate

* Opening day debut ad (eve)

* Edgar Rice Burroughs

* Johnny Weissmuller




Page 32 has a 12 x 7 3/4 inch movie advertisement for the movie "Tarzan and His Mate" for the opening day in New York City. This could be one earliest ads to be found in a publication.

News, sports and other advertisements of the day. Complete in 52 ... See More  

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$42.00
657742

1916 color print of multiple locomotives...

Item #657742

July 01, 1916

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, July 1, 1916  The cover has a wonderful and highly displayable color cover of a set of three trains, as seen from the point of view of a 4th locomotive's engineer, with steam rising in the foreground.  The print shows passengers standing at the back of the caboose of one of the trains the locomotive is trailing.  Additional unrelated prints (automotive ads, ... See More  

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$60.00
656936

Full-page Mogul Cigarettes and Victor Talking Machine Co.ads...

Item #656936

May 06, 1915

LESLIE'S WEEKLY ILLUSTRATED, New York City, New York, May 6, 1915



* Mogul Egyptian Cigar ad



The front page of this issue has a color illustration titled "Dispatches from the Front" by E. Flohri. One the back of this page, there are two half page ads for Mogul Egyptian Cigarettes.



There is a full page illustration of "Devoted Dog Defends His Ruined Home" by E. Mata... See More  

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$50.00
656908

West Jersey and Seashore Railroad...

Item #656908

November 10, 1906

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, New York, November 10, 1906



The prime feature of this issue are the images related to the West Jersey and Seashore Railroad, which include a map of the electrified portion, the motor cars, and the power house.  Additional images and ads are prevalent throughout.



Complete in 16 pages, very nice condition. Front page does have a library stamp in the upper m... See More  

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$44.00
656859

From Arizona 17 years before statehood...

Item #656859

November 10, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, April 9, 1895 



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 17 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

The front page has: "The Rio Verde Outfit in the Field" "Many Men & Horses to Be Employed&... See More  

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$43.00
656705

Nine consecutive "Graphic Sections" with the serialized: "I Knew Hitler..."

Item #656705

November 06, 1938

CHICAGO SUNDAY TRIBUNE--Graphic Section  This is a nine part series of a book by Kurt G. Ludecke titled: "I Knew Hitler...The Story of a Nazi Who Escaped the Blood-Purge."

Excerpts from the book were serialized in the Sunday "Graphic Section" of the Chicago Tribune, beginning with November 6, 1938 and ending with January 1, 1939. All nine sections are included.

The book ... See More  

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$188.00
653745

An ad for the O.K. Corral... In a Tombstone newspaper...

Item #653745

April 30, 1886

THE DAILY TOMBSTONE, Pima County, Arizona, April 30, '86 (1886)



* Gunfight at the O.K. Corral fame

* Rare advertisement of the famed livery stable




This may well be the consummate "Old West town" much romanticized in movies and television shows, perhaps most famous for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp and the Clanton gang. I would almost suggest that this titl... See More  

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$698.00
653178

Tombstone Epitaph shortly after the gunfight at the OK Corral...

Item #653178

December 04, 1881

THE TOMBSTONE EPITAPH, Arizona, Dec. 4, 1881 



* Best Old West title to be had

* Post Gunfight at the O.K. Corral




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

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$2,275.00
652390

Neat title...

Item #652390

March 21, 1925

THE MOSQUITO, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, March 21, 1925  A curious little newspaper which appears to be the combination of the Middlesex Plain Dealer and the Perth Amboy Press. Filled mostly with local news and tidbits, many quite folksy and humorous, plus many ads as well. The ftpg. has a bit noting: "Christy Mathewson, of baseball fame, was recently named one of the trustees of the Ameri... See More  

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$8.00
652264

From Arizona 19 years before statehood...

Item #652264

November 07, 1893

ARIZONA DAILY GAZETTE, Phoenix, Nov. 7, 1893



* Rare old West title

* Maricopa County




This issue is from the Arizona Territory, 19 years before it joined the Union. Varied news reports both local & national with a nice wealth of ads as well, many of which are illustrated.

Among the articles; "He Wanted to Be A Gambler" "A City'sRuin" "A Shipment of Dynamite ... See More  

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$43.00
651719

Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Number...

Item #651719

October 02, 1920

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 2, 1920  The issue also contains the following prints, articles and/or ads: Representative Progress of the Past Seventy-Five Years; Seventy-Five Years of Invention; Civil engineering; Transportation by Sea and Land; Seventy-Five Years of Applied Electricity; The Rise of the Automobile; The Mastery of the Skies; From Wet Plate to Motion Pictures; and othe... See More  

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$85.00
651183

From territorial New Mexico...

Item #651183

January 11, 1901

ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL-DEMOCRAT, New Mexico, Jan. 11, 1901 



* New Mexico Territory



Actually a territorial newspaper as New Mexico did not become a state until 1912. Eight pages, typical news & ads of the day, very nice condition.

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$77.00
651010

First of this title we have offered...

Item #651010

March 07, 1901

THE FARMINGTON HUSTLER, New Mexico, March 7, 1901 



* Rare territorial issue

* San Juan County




A quite scarce title, in fact the first we have discovered. This lasted but two years before merging with the Times to become the "Farmington Times-Hustler". "Union List Of Serials" notes that no institution in the country has any issues from this year. 

Farmington is... See More  

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$158.00
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