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670895

American Museaum of Natural History cornerstone laid...

Item #670895

June 03, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, June 3, 1874



* American Museum of Natural History

* Cornerstone laid by Ulysses S. Grant

* Manhattan, New York City




The top of page 4 has a one column heading: "THE NEW MUSEUM" with subheads. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, a little light creasing, nice condition.... See More  

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670894

First Hebrew Free School in New York City... Reconstruction...

Item #670894

June 16, 1865

 NEW YORK HERALD, June 16, 1865 



* 1st Hebrew free school in NYC

* Post Civil War reconstruction




The front page has a great amount of content on the Reconstruction process in the South including: "Reconstruction Gossip at the National Capital" "The People of the South Converted by the Sword to the Northern Version of the Constitution" "They Accept the Over... See More  

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670885

The New York Herald's search for Dr. Livingstone...

Item #670885

December 22, 1871

NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 22, 1871 



* Search for David Livingstone

* New York Herald expedition




Half of the first column of page 3 is taken up with a very nice stack of headlines concerning the search for the African explored Dr. Livingstone. Among the heads: "DR. LIVINGSTONE" "The Expedition of the New York Herald in Quest of the Great African Traveler" "Descripti... See More  

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670872

Jacob Furth, a notable Jew...

Item #670872

December 21, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 21, 1893 

Of special note is an article: "Notable Jews--Jacob Furth" which includes a photo of him & an article on his life.

The ftpg. has an illus: "Opera In New York" & inside has a nice full page: "The Work of the Salvation Army in the Slums of New York" which shows a Christmas tree. Other prints & p... See More  

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670806

1876 Brooklyn Bridge under construction....

Item #670806

January 08, 1876

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, January 8, 1876  The front page includes a print of: "The New York Anchorage of the East River Bridge" plus two smaller prints as well. This was the Brooklyn Bridge. There is a related article as well. The balance of the issue has various illustration and articles on the latest inventions of the day.

Complete in sixteen pages, minor margin wear, very ... See More  

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670769

The Medicine Lodge Treaty...

Item #670769

November 16, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Nov. 16, 1867 



* Treaty (treaties) of Medicine Lodge



The prime content concerns the Medicine Lodge Treaty, taking all of page 5 and includes 4 prints, the largest captioned: "Council of the Arapahoe & Comanche Indians on Medicine Lodge Creek, Arkansas...". The others show: "Comanche Indians on the Way to the Great Co... See More  

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670530

1870 Franco-Prussian War beginning...

Item #670530

July 18, 1870

THE NEW YORK HERALD, July 18, 1870



* Franco-Prussian War beginning



The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE WAR" "Rumors from the Front in Paris and Reports of a Battle" "The French Nation Unanimous" "Legislative Address of Loyalty to Napoleon" and more. (see) Lengthy text.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.... See More  

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670492

Follow-up report on the sinking of the Maine...

Item #670492

February 17, 1898

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, California, Feb. 17, 1898 



* USS Maine explosion & sinking

* Spanish- American War prelude

* "Remember the Maine!" fame




The front page has a stack of two-column headlines on the follow-up investigation of the sinking of the battleship Maine: "SENSATIONAL BULLETIN" "Diver Find an Eight Inch Torpedo Hole in the Maine's Pla... See More  

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670440

1874 John Edgar Thomson death... (PRR)...

Item #670440

May 29, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1874



* John Edgar Thomson death (1st report)

* Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) leader




The top of page 7 under "Obituary" is a heading: "J. Edgar Thomson, President of the Pennsylvania Railroad" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.

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670406

Report of Nellie Bly's trip around the world...

Item #670406

December 09, 1889

SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Jan. 22, 1890 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World

* Welcome home




The front page has a very fine article on the famed traveler and reporter Nellie Bly as she nears competition of her epic trip around the world. A few bits mention: "...a few minutes later Miss Bly was taken off on a tug while her fellow passengers on the same steamer gave her a pa... See More  

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670405

Mention of Nellie Bly's race around the world...

Item #670405

December 09, 1889

SAN DIEGO UNION, California, Dec. 9, 1889 



* Nellie Bly's trip around the World



Page 4 has an article beginning: "Nellie Bly and Miss Bisland are racing around the world to show how fast the trip can be made and how safely women can make it along..." with more, however it is just a reference to a situation with a Danish woman seeking passage to Coronado in San Diego  ... See More  

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670386

1874 Brooks-Baxter War.... Republican Party...

Item #670386

May 08, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 8, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "BLEEDING ARKANSAS" "Operations of the Opposing Forces" "Capture Of A Railway Train" "The State Supreme Court Decides for Brooks" and more. (see) Text takes up over 4 columns.

Other news of ... See More  

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670301

1874 White House wedding... Nellie Grant...

Item #670301

May 22, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 22, 1874



* President Ulysses S. Grant's Daughter

* White House Wedding - Nellie Grant




The top of page 3 has one column headings that include: "WHITE HOUSE NUPTIALS" "Wedding of Miss Nellie Grant to Mr. Sartoris" "A Brilliant Assemblage in the East Room" "The Marriage Ceremony" and more. Lengthy text takes up the entire pag... See More  

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670300

1874 Mechanicville, New York monument dedication....

Item #670300

May 28, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 28, 1874



* Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth

* Mechanicville, New York

* Hudson cemetery monument




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "ELLSWORTH'S MEMORY" "Unveiling of the Monument at Mechanicsville" "Tribute To A Hero" (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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670262

Illustrated newspaper from Australia...

Item #670262

January 23, 1871

THE ILLUSTRATED AUSTRALIAN NEWS, Melbourne, Jan. 23, 1871 



* Uncommon title from Australia...

* Incredible masthead...  great for display.




Quite difficult to come by this title which is formatted very much like Harper's Weekly but with an obvious emphasis on Australian life. Very decorative masthead.

And of special note: above the dateline is: "Published Expressly For Tr... See More  

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670221

1874 Georgetown, South Carolina race riots....

Item #670221

August 20, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 20, 1874



* Georgetown, South Carolina

* Race war - riots - blacks

* General George A. Custer

* Black Hills expedition (fight)




Page 5 has an article under: "The Colored War In South Carolina" with subhead. (see) The top of page 3 has a one column heading: "Custer Attacked" and more.

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, light toning... See More  

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670162

New Masonic temple planning in 1870...

Item #670162

May 09, 1870

THE NEW-YORK HERALD, May 9, 1870 



* Masonic - Masons - Freemasons



Page 5 has an article headed: "The New Masonic Hall" "A Full Description of the Building--It's Dimensions, Cost, Architecture and Ornamentation" (see)

Complete with 12 pages, light toning to upper vertical fold of the front page, generally nice.... See More  

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670160

1874 Ulysses S. Grant Veto message...

Item #670160

April 23, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 23, 1874



* President Ulysses S. Grant signed in type

* Veto message on Monetary Legislation




Page 5 has one column headings that include: "VETO" "The President Saves the Credit of the Country" "The Inflation Bill Returned to the Senate Unsigned" "Message Of The Chief Magistrate" and more. This is followed by Grant's veto ... See More  

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670084

1874 Brooks-Baxter War.... Republican Party...

Item #670084

May 12, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 12, 1874



* Brooks-Baxter War

* Little Rock, Arkansas

* Republican Party factions




The top of page 7 has one column headings that include: "THE ARKANSAS WAR" "Heavy Skirmishing Between the Combatants" "The Killed And Wounded" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns.

Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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670075

1874 Baltimore Mosquitoes baseball team ?....

Item #670075

May 06, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 6, 1874



* Early professional baseball

* Baltimore Mosquitoes team ?

* 1874 season beginning




Page 3 has a report at the beginning of the 1874 baseball season with headings: "The National Game" "A Big Victory for the Atlantics Over the Baltimore Mosquitoes" with box scores. (see) I cannot find anything online affirming that there was a profession... See More  

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670011

Great MIssissippi Flood of 1874... Louisiana...

Item #670011

April 24, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 24, 1874



* The Great Mississippi Flood of 1874

* Lower Mississippi Valley - Louisiana




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "THE MISSISSIPPI FLOOD" "Piteous Appeals of the Suffering People for Aid" "Hundreds Of Families Destitute" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete with 12 pages, nice condition.



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670008

1874 Thomasville, Georgia Negroes hangings....

Item #670008

April 18, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1874



* Thomasville, Georgia executions

* 4 Negroes hanged - hangings

* Lengthy, detailed reporting




The top of page 5 has one column headings that include: "THE GALLOWS" "Execution of Four Negroes at Thomasville, GA." "A Disgraceful Scene At The Scaffold" and more. (see) A lengthy, detailed report takes up almost 3 full columns.

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669995

1874 Creedmoor Rifle Match with graphics...

Item #669995

September 27, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 27, 1874



* 1st Creedmoor rifle match, Long Island

* Target results - illustrations




This issue has excellent coverage of the 1st international rifle competition at Creedmoor Rifle Range in Long Island, with page 7 containing a diagram of the grounds and target results of each competitor. Rare to find such graphic presentation of this famous rifle match. Page 8 ... See More  

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669974

1873 Virginius surrenders to U.S. Navy...

Item #669974

December 18, 1873

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 18, 1873



* Virginius Affair - Ten Years' War

* Surrenders to United States Navy




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "SURRENDER" "The American Steamer Virginius Handed Over by Spain" "Bahia Honda's Famous Scene" "The Significant Ceremonies" "The Virginius In A Filthy Condition" and more. (see) Text tak... See More  

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669970

1874 Granite Textile Mills fire disaster... Fall River...

Item #669970

September 20, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 20, 1874



* Granite Mills - textile mill no. 1 fire disaster

* Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "AN AWFUL DISASTER" "Burning of the 'Granite' Woolen Mill at Fall River" "Four Hundred Girls and Men Shut in by Flames" "Great Sacrifice Of Life" and more. (see) Lengthy f... See More  

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669964

John D. Lee arrested in 1874... Brigham Young...

Item #669964

November 13, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 13, 1874



* Mormon leader John d. Lee arrested

* re. Mountain Meadow Massacre




Page 7 has a somewhat inconspicuous article headed: "Utah" with subhead and text that includes: "John D. Lee, now in prison at Beaver charged with being connected with the Mountain Meadow massacre in 1857..." (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice ... See More  

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669958

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #669958

June 25, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 25, 1867  Page 3 has a report headed: "Indian Depredations" concerning their interrupting  the construction of a railroad: "...says the Indians have driven the railroad grading parties into Fort Hooker...a considerable amount of stock had been driven off...is feared all will leave unless they are better protected..." and more... See More  

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669957

Trouble with the Indians...

Item #669957

June 21, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, June 21, 1867  Page 3 has a report headed: "Barbarities and Indian Outrages" which reports just that, one bit noting: "...A battle was fought at Oflan's Station...between 60 whites...en route for Fort Phil Kearney, and from 100 to 150 Indians..." with more.

Four pages, archival repair at the blank spine, nice condition.... See More  

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669956

Indians disrupting work on the transcontinental railroad...

Item #669956

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  

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669955

Very descriptive of Helena, Montana...

Item #669955

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  

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669949

1874 Race War in the Southern states...

Item #669949

September 14, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, Sept. 14, 1874



* Mass racial violence in the South

* African Americans - blacks

* Race war - riots - civil unrest




The top of page 4 has one column headings: "WHITES AND BLACKS" "Crystallization of Race Antagonisms Throughout the South" "Terrorism Of The Color Line" "Characteristic Crime Of The Negroes" and more. (see) Text takes ... See More  

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669948

Robert Toombs interview in 1874...

Item #669948

September 25, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, September 25, 1874



* Robert Toombs interview

* Lawyer, planter & GA politician

* Confederate States organizer




The top of page 3 has one column headings: "BOMBASTES FURIOSO" "An Interview with General Robert Toombs" "His Epitaph" and more. (see) Text takes up a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669947

Rocky Mountains hunting in 1874...

Item #669947

September 12, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, September 12, 1874



* Hunting in the Rocky Mountains

* Elk - deer - bear - antelope & more




The top of page 5 has one column headings: "ROCKY MOUNTAIN GAME" "Shooting in the Valleys West of the 'Divide'" and more. (see) Text takes up over a full column.

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, small damp stain on the ftpg., nice condition.... See More  

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669945

1874 Red River War... Nelson A. Miles...

Item #669945

September 09, 1874

NEW YORK HERALD, September 9, 1874



* Red River War

* Nelson A. Miles

* Native Americans - Indians




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "INDIAN HOSTILITIES" "A Five Hours' Battle Near the Red River" "The Cheyennes Whipped" and more. (see)

Other news of the day. Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.... See More  

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669944

1874 Battle of Liberty Place... New Orleans...

Item #669944

September 15, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 15, 1874



* Battle of Liberty Place (1st report)

* New Orleans LA Lousiana

* John McEnery & William Pitt Kellogg

* Confederate veterans




The top of page 7 has one column headings: "REVOLUTION" "A Fight in the Streets of New Orleans" "Twenty or Thirty Policemen and Six or Eight Citizens Killed" "Kellogg's Abdication De... See More  

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669938

The Wagon Box Fight in Wyoming...

Item #669938

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  

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669936

Ischia Earthquake of 1883...

Item #669936

July 30, 1883

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, July 30, 1883



* Ischia earthquake

* Casamicciola, Naples, Italy




The top of the front page has one column headings: "Engulfed" "The Town of Casamicciola, Italy, Swallowed Up by an Earthquake" and more. (see)

Other news and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, generally in very nice condition.... See More  

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669935

Johnson's state-of-the-union address: reviewing the nation's work...

Item #669935

December 03, 1866

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, Dec. 3, 1866 



* Andrew Johnson State of the Union Address

* Post Civil War reconstruction era




All of page 2 and half of page 3 are taken up with the: "PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE" being the annual state-of-the-union address by the President, a tradition which begins with Washington & continues to this day. It is signed in type at its conc... See More  

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669929

The Fetterman Massacre...

Item #669929

March 26, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, March 26, 1867 



* Fetterman Massacre

* Fort Philip Kearney




Page 3 has an article headed: "Phil. Kearney Massacre" which is more commonly referred to as the Fetterman Massacre in Wyoming.

The battle involved a detachment of the U.S. Army based at Fort Phil Kearney to protect travelers on the Bozeman Trail. A group of ten warriors act... See More  

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669922

The coming purchase of Alaska: what the land is like...

Item #669922

April 12, 1867

CONCORD DAILY MONITOR, New Hampshire, April 12, 1867   Page 2 has nearly half a column headed: "Russian America" which is an interesting, objective description of the land the U.S. is about to purchase from Russia.

Four pages, nice condition.

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669895

1874 Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden expedition w/ map...

Item #669895

August 17, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, August 17, 1874



* Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden

* Colorado - Rocky Mountains

* Surveying expedition




The top of page 6 has one column headings that include: "HAYDEN'S EXPEDITION" "A Horseback Ride Through the Heart of Colorado" "The Pioneers and 'Old-Timers' on the Redskins" "The Valley Of The Platte" and more. (see) Text... See More  

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669886

SS Schiller ocean liner disaster...

Item #669886

May 11, 1875

EVANSVILLE DAILY JOURNAL, Indiana,  May 11, 1875



* German ocean liner SS Schiller

* Isles of Scilly sinking disaster




The front page has a one column heading: "The Latest Horror" with subheads. (see)

Complete in 8 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

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669870

"Our Army and Navy in the Philippines"...

Item #669870

September 17, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, Sept. 17, 1898  Full front page illus. of "Our Army and Navy in the Philippines" showing Admiral Dewey & General Merritt on the flagship 'Olympia'.

Inside has two full pages of illus. of "Scenes at Camp Wikoff." Full pg. illus. of "On a Homeward-Bound Transport from Cuba."

Doublepage centerfold of "I've Played... See More  

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669868

Spanish-American War... Raising the flag over Hawaii...

Item #669868

September 10, 1898

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, September 10, 1898  Full front page illus: "With Our Troops in Puerto Rico." Inside has  two full pgs. of illus. of "With Our Troops in the Philippines." Full pg. illus. of "The Homecoming of the 71st Annual New York Volunteers, August 29, 1898. Full pg. illus. of "Montauk Point - Visitors in Camp." Full pg. illus. of &quo... See More  

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669866

U.S. Battleship "Iowa" and so much more...

Item #669866

July 09, 1898

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN COAST DEFENCE SUPPLEMENT, New York, July 9, 1898  This is an issue on guns, armor, and fortifications with many photos & illustrations within. Included is a foldout of the "U. S. Battleship 'Iowa'" measuring 21 by 15 1/2 inches.

Still has the original two-color cover (decorative), plus the back cover showing: "Bird's Eye View of the Shipbuil... See More  

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669804

Creating billiard balls...

Item #669804

March 04, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1865  The front pages features a nice print of a: "Lathe For Turning Billiard Balls" with a lengthy article taking over one-third of the page. A nice issue for any billiards or pool collector.

Inside has an illustrated article: "Allen's Supporter For Fractured Legs".

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669802

Improved bridges for the military... A breech-loading rifle...

Item #669802

May 13, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 13, 1865  The front page has a nice print of: "Derrom's System  For Trestle Bridges" with a related article titled: "Improved System for Trestle Bridges" It begins: "The transit of streams in military operations is often one of the most embarrassing incidents of a campaign...During the whole of the present war & up to th... See More  

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669801

Early article on croquet...

Item #669801

May 20, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, May 20, 1865  Inside has the earliest article on the game of croquet we have offered, headed: "The Game of Croquet" with much detail, taking over half a column.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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669799

The end of the Civil War will transform the country...

Item #669799

June 24, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, June 24, 1865  Inside has an interesting editorial headed: "The War Ended" which includes in part: "Few people realize the inestimable blessings they possess in the close off the war. They miss the accustomed accounts of engagements & the sight of soldiers in the streets is becoming rare...The foundries have done their work; shot and shell are... See More  

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669798

Very early steam carriage...

Item #669798

August 19, 1865

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Aug. 19, 1865  The ftpg. features a quite large illustration of: "Dickson's Steam Carriage" with the balance of the page taken up with text on it. A very early steam engine & a displayable issue. 

Page 2 has another view of the carriage.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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