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THE WEEKLY REGISTER, Baltimore, May 16, 1812 Inside has nearly 2 pages taken up with a quite detailed biography of the military history of: "Major-General Henry Dearborn, Commander-in-Chief of the Northern Army" with a great on his career in the Revolutionary War. Also: "Cultivation of the Vine" takes over half a page concerning vineyards.
Sixteen pages, 6 by 9 3/4 inche... See More
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 1, 1876 The front cover has "A Remarkable Railway Accident" with an accompanying article. Inside the issue is: "The Centennial - State Head-Quarters, on State Avenue", "Frazee's Safety Bridge for Railroad Cars", and more illustrations, articles and advertisements.
Complete in sixteen pages, never bound, in very good... See More
Complete in 88 pages, full title/contents page with an engraving of St. John's Gate, 5 by 8 inc... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Aug. 1, 1865 Among the ftpg. column heads: "FORTRESS MONROE", "Families of Colored Soldiers Going South", "A Nest of Burglars Broken Up at Norfolk", "Jeff. Davis Takes Another Promenade", "From Richmond!", "Secessionists On the Rampage", "How Virginia Is To Be Made Loyal" and more.
Eight pages, ... See More
NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Dec. 9, 1848
* California gold rush fever
The front page has: "The Gold Mania" which includes: "...intelligence received from the gold region in California has completely taken possession of the minds of a number of persons...Meetings have been held, companies are forming...on an extensive scale to go & look after the preciou... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Sept. 22, 1865
* Andersonville prison trial
* Henry Wirz
Among the front page column heads are: "THE WERZE [Wirz] TRIAL" "Remarkable Speech of Howell Cobb" "he Wants to See Mr. Lincoln Hung" "He Expects the Same Fate for Himself" "The Sickening Atrocities of Werze" "The Fatal Horrors of the Dead Line&quo... See More
THE ARIZONA GAZETTE, Phoenix, Aug. 22, 1895 The middle column of the front page has a great article on one of the more notable stories of lore from the Old West: the search for the Lost Dutchman's gold mine.
Headed: "DUTCH JACOB'S MINE" "Hidden Wealth Once Known in the Superstitions" "A Well Known Miner Wishes to Find It" "Robert McKee Comes to Pho... See More
BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT, Dec. 13 & 30, 1939 (2-issue set)
* 2 issue set re: Gone With The Wind
* Clark Gable & Vivien Leigh
Page 19 of the issue dated on the 13th has a large photo of Vivien Lee. Page 5 of Section 3 has an article focused on Clark Gable which includes a small photo of he and Vivian Leigh embracing during a scene of "Gone with the Wind". This ... See More
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.
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.
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1876
* Supreme Court decision giving cover to the KKK
* Bill of Rights did not apply to State Governments (?)
Page 2 has a almost 2.5 column article: "COLORED VOTERS IN LOUISIANA", which tells of the SCOTUS' decision in the United States v. Cruikshank case. This "case represented a major blow to federal efforts to protect the civil... See More
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
HERALD EXPRESS, Los Angeles, Feb. 25, 1942
* Battle of Los Angeles
* World War II - WWII
* Great headline for display
Simply a great issue for display on what is known as the "Battle of Los Angeles".
The front page has a quite large & dramatic headline: "BATTLE ENEMY AIR RAIDERS OVER L. A." with a smaller banner heading noting: "Shrapnel Falls in Long Be... See More
THE CALL-CHRONICLE-EXAMINER, San Francisco, California, April 19, 1906 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.
Due to the destruction of the presses in San Francisco, these three separate & competing newspapers combin... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Nov. 16, 1858 The last column on the front page has: "THE GREAT CHESS TOURNAMENT IN EUROPE", which provides more than 2 1/2 columns regarding Paul Morphy's travel to Europe in 1858 to play Harry Staunton (a match which never took place), and an account of their correspondence related to what is now referred to as the Staunton-Morphy controversy. A great iss... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Dec. 7, 1858.
* President James Buchanan
* State of the Union Address
* Much regarding slavery, the slave states, Kansas, etc.
The first column of the front page has: "NATIONAL AFFAIRS", "THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE", "New Political Epoch in the United States", and more, which provide the text followed by commentary regardin
THE NEW YORK HERALD, November 8, 1858 The front page has: "MORMON FESTIVAL IN WILLIAMSBURG", followed by several paragraphs providing details of the festival which make reference to the singing being of a "good old Methodist tone". See images for details. Also on the front page is: "NEWS FROM CALIFORNIA", which includes an update regarding the gold situati... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 24, 1858 The front page has over two columns of details headed: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "Overland Mail Wagon, Near Fort Belknap, Young Co., Texas, Sept. 22, 1858. The article provides significant details regarding a segment of the trip to California, and includes: "The Route from Fayetteville to Fort Smith -- Difficulties of the Ozark Range -- Magnifice... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, Oct. 14, 1858 The top of the front page has: "THE OVERLAND MAIL", "TEN DAYS LATER FROM CALIFORNIA", "INTERESTING FROM OREGON", "News from the Seat of War in Washington Territory", and more. News includes the announcement that the telegraph would soon connect Placerville, California and Salt Lake City - ultimately opening communication ... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 18, 1864 Among the front page single-column headings are: "IMPORTANT FROM TENNESSEE", "Disappearance of the Rebel Forces from Fort Pillow", "Reported Departure of Hardee's Corps for Virginia", "Capture of the Guerilla Chief Reynolds", "No Rebels in the Vicinity of Fort Pillow", and more. Inside coverage includes: &q... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 8, 1867 The top of the first column of the front page has one column headings: "WASHINGTON NEWS", "The Veto of the District Suffrage Bill", and more. Following the subheading: "THE PRESIDENT'S VETO", is the full text of his veto which takes nearly 3 columns, all on the front page and is signed in type: Andrew Johnson (which is affecte... See More
THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, April 17, 1864.
* The capture of Fort Pillow and negro slaughter
* USS Chenango boiler explosion
* Paducah, Kentucky
This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration. Among the one column headlines on the Civil War are: "THE CHENANGO DISASTER" "Additional Details of the Shocking C... See More
NEW YORK POST, Jan. 21, 1921
* A day of "firsts"
* Joe Biden sworn in as oldest president to-date
* Kamala Harris 1st female, 1st black, 1st South-Asian Vice-President
* Doug Emhoff 1st "second Gentleman" and first Jewish-American married to a President or Vice-President
The entire front page and pages 3-13 tell of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President an... See More
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 26, 1899
* National Council of Women desire "Peace Meetings"
The front page of this issue has the heading: "WOMEN'S TRIBUTE TO THE CZAR". May Wright Sewell spoke encouraging leaders throughout the world to put forth an agenda to help all people.
Complete in 14 pages, pulpish, severe chipping around the edges with loss of text... See More
ESSEX REGISTER, Salem, Massachusetts, Feb. 11, 1815
* End of the War of 1812
* Battle of New Orleans victory
* General Andrew Jackson
A great issue reporting the historic Battle of New Orleans, with the top of the front page headed: "GLORIOUS NEWS From New Orleans!" "Splendid Victory Over the British!" with the text beginning: "...the following important and... See More
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, March 12, 1814
* Great Caleb Strong illustrated ad
The front page is dominated by a very large engraving of a ship, part of a political notice in support of Caleb Strong for governor. Note that the flag on the tallest mast bears his name with political slogans on the other flags. Much text as well.
Four pages, never bound nor trimmed, very decorative, nice ... See More
EVENING STAR, Washington, D.C., July 19, 1856 The front page has an illustrated advertisement for a runaway slave headed: "$100 Reward" with details noted. And page 2 has an illustrated: "$25 Reward" for a runway boy slave, with details.
Four pages, nice condition.
NEW YORK ILLUSTRATED NEWS, Oct. 20, 1860 There are 3 fine double page prints in this issue including: "The Brothers Hanlon, The Bold Gymnasts and Acrobats..." which has 9 prints of their acrobatics, and names of all 6 brothers. A great circus-related double page print.
Then a dramatic: "Loss of the British Steamer 'Connaught'...Her Passenger gets & Crew Numbering ... See More
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Jan. 2, 1864
* Kit Carson fights the Navajo Indians
* Colored soldiers in the Civil War
Among the front page first column stack of Civil War heads are: "DAWN OF ANOTHER YEAR" "Our Armies Quiescent" "The Fight on the Hiawassie" "Fatal Defeat of Gen. Wheeler's Cavalry" "The Union Case In Arkansas".
Additio... See More
THE WEEKLY MESSENGER, Boston, Feb. 28, 1812
* New Madrid, Missouri
* Earthquakes disaster
* Great eyewitness account
Nearly three-quarters of the back page is taken up with a very lengthy and detailed letter under the heading: "EARTHQUAKE" prefaced with a paragraph noting in part: "We have postponed as numbers of articles...to make room for the following very interest... See More
WEEKLY AURORA, Philadelphia Aug. 15, 1815
* Battle of Waterloo w/ diagram (rare)
* Duke of Wellington vs.Napoleon I
Concerning the famous Battle of Waterloo, the second page of this issue has a detailed report headed: "French Account Of The Battle."
The report takes about 1 1/2 columns on the second page and continues on next where, is a 6 1/4 by 2 3/4 inch diagram showing... See More
GLEASON'S PICTORIAL, Boston, Nov. 6, 1852 Of interest is the nice page 4 half page print of: "Sutter's Mill With a View of Coloma, California" and the facing page half page print: "Mission of San Carlos, California".
There is a related article: "California Views" which mentions in part: "...This as the spot where the first discovery of gold was mad... See More
AMERICAN RAILROAD JOURNAL, New York, Aug. 16, 1834
* Very early on the railroad industry
* Uncommon publication
This is a very early issue of the very first American periodical on railroading, having begun the year prior.
The best feature of this newspaper is the great and very early engraving of a railroad train in the masthead, showing an engine with three cars. Note the simplicity of th... See More
VERMONT CHRONICLE, Windsor, June 2, 1836
* Battle of San Jacinto victory
* Capture of Santa Anna
* Texas Revolutuion
* War of Independence
Page 3 has a lengthy report from Congress with one bit mentioning: "...member of the committee on Foreign Affairs, hoped it would not be sent there to be put to sleep. It should not be referred till we were prepared to recognize the indepen... See More
THE DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Said Paul, Sept. 13, 1856
* Battle of Osawatomie, Kansas
* Abolitionist John Brown
* Free-Staters vs. Border Ruffians
* Fight for pro and anti-slavery
Actually a territorial newspaper as Minnesota did not gain statehood until May, 1858.
Page 2 has some fine reporting on Bleeding Kansas, with a column headed: "Bloody Battle at Ossawatomie" &qu... See More
NEW ORLEANS DAILY DELTA, Louisiana, Dec. 3, 1854
* Two great maps on the Crimean War
* Sevastopol Ukraine
* Rare antebellum title from the deep South
Almost the entire front page is taken up with reports on the Crimean War, with items headed: "Sevastopol Retaken" "Position of the Allies" "The Attack on Sevastopol" and more.
The prime feature of the ftpg. is a... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, January 15, 1861
* Michael Heilprin - Jewish biblical scholar
* Rabbi Morris Jacob Raphall on pro-slaves
* "The Bible View of Slavery" - Jews - Judaica
Page 5 has a lengthy article: "Slavery and The Hebrew Scriptures--Reply to the Rabbi Raphall".
Dr. Raphall's sermon, given on the President's Fast Day on January 4, was considered c... See More
CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, Jan. 14, 1803
* Very rare & early Southern publication
A volume I issue (number 5) of this famous title from the South. Page 2 has a report from the Secretary of the Navy, as well as a report of the Secretary of State to the President, signed in type respectively: Robert Smith, and James Madison.
Four pages, slightly irregular at the blank spine... See More
LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 3, 1866 Certainly the most desired print in this issue is the great full page captioned: "The Great Contest Between the Atlantic Baseball Club of Brooklyn, and the Athletics of Philadelphia, at the Capitoline Grounds, Fulton Ave., Brooklyn". This is one of just a few baseball prints showing the entire field of play with both offensive and de... See More
NEW YORK CLIPPER, April 1, 1882 The ftpg. has a very nice print of: "Lillian Russell, Operatic Vocalist" with an article on her as well. Page 2 has about a full column of reports under the "Baseball" heading. Another pg. has a nice print of "D. A. Woods, Canadian Pedestrian" with a bio of him also. More baseball on yet another page.
This newspaper covers a weal... See More
THE CLEVELAND LEADER, Ohio, Sept. 27, 1890
* Sequoia National Park is created
Page 2 has a very notable yet inconspicuous report on the creation of Sequoia National Park.
Under the heading: "General Washington News" is a subhead: "The 'Big Trees' National Park" with the text noting: "Secretary Noble has promulgated rules & regulations for the gover... See More
NEW YORK HERALD, April 22, 1865
* re. Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Traveling funeral - obsequies
* End of the Civil War events
Half of the first column is taken up with a nice stack of headlines concerning Lincoln's funeral, including: "THE FUNERAL TRAIN" "Sad & Interesting Details of the Removal of the President's Remains from Washington to Balti... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, June 9, 1865
* Abraham Lincoln assassination
* Trial of the conspirators
Taking over 2 1/2 columns on the front page are: "Trial Of The Assassins" "More Testimony for the Defence--A Distant Prospect of the End of the Trial" with many subheads.
Also on the ftpg: "From Washington" "The Closing Pageant of the War" "The War-Wor... See More
NEW YORK DAILY TRIBUNE, Nov. 21, 1859
* John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry
Inside pages have column heads including: "John Browns Invasion--More Tribulation" taking nearly 2 columns; "The John Brown Fund" "What The Country Thinks Of It--Response Of The Northern Heart" "Boston Caring For Browns Family--Public Meeting For Their Relief" &qu... See More
LOUISVILLE DAILY COURIER, Kentucky, Sept. 7, 1861
* Rare pro-Confederate title
* 1st year of the Civil War
Louisville is difficult to categorize as Union or Confederate during the Civil War as, depending on the time, there were factions within the city supporting both. To placate both sides the two leading newspapers took their stands: the "Courier" was very much pro-Confede... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 6, 1862
* Second Battle of Corinth, Mississippi
* Abraham Lincoln visits Frederick, Maryland
* Bardstown, Kentucky - Guerrilla John Morgan
Among the front page column heads on the Civil War are: "HIGHLY IMPORTANT" "A Great Battle Fought at Corinth on Saturday" "A Great National Victory" "The Enemy in Full Flight, and Our F... See More
NEW YORK TIMES, Nov. 28, 1862 Among the ftpg. column heads on the Civil War are: "Army Operations In Virginia" "Fredericksburgh Not Occupied by the Rebels in Force" "Visit of the President to Gen. Burnside" "From Harper's Ferry - A Successful Raid into Secessia" "THANKSGIVING" "The Day - Its Observance--Its Duties--Its Pleasures...&q... See More