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Carrie Nation & the saloons in Hope, Kansas...

Item #684569

February 04, 1901

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Jan. 25, 1901 

* Carrie Nation

* Kansas saloons

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "MRS. NATION TIRED" with subheads. (see) Rare to find period reporting on this famous temperance movement leader. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally... See More  

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1947 Palestinian political violence...

Item #684568

January 31, 1947

THE DETROIT NEWS, Jan. 31, 1947

* Palestinian political violence

* Violence and terrorism

* Jewish underground

The front page as a nice seven column headline: "CIVILIAN BRITISH FLEE TERROR IN PALESTINE" with subheads. Nice for display.

Complete with 38 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

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1793 Boston, Massachusetts...

Item #684567

June 26, 1793

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, June 26, 1793

* 18th century American title

Eighteenth century American publications are somewhat scarce. Contains news of the day and various advertisements.

Pages 3 & 4 include 12 illustrated ship ads.

Complete as a 4 page issue, nice condition.

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H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....

Item #684564

July 20, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, July 20, 1895

* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett

* Infamous "Murder Castle" in Chicago

* America's 1st serial killer

The top of page 2 has one column headings that include: "THE PITEZEL MURDERS" "The Bereft Mother Identifies the Bodies of Her Children" and more. (see) Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes... See More  

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Serial killer & rapist Albert Fish capture...

Item #684560

December 15, 1934

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS Albany, December 15, 1934

* re. Albert Fish captured - arrested

* Serial killer, child rapist and cannibal

* "The Boogey Man" - "Gray Man"

* "Brooklyn Vampire" - "Werewolf of Wysteria"

The front page has a two column heading: "'Something Overcame Me', Says Grace Budd's Slayer" with subhead. (see)

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1905 Battle of Tsushima...

Item #684557

May 30, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, May 30, 1905

* Battle of Tsushima Strait

* Russo-Japanese War naval

* Empire of Japan vs. Russian Empire

* Admiral Togo Heihachiro victory

The top of the front page has a five column headline: "ROJESTVENSKY A PRISONER AND HIS FLAGSHIP SUNK" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. V... See More  

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The Dunkirk evacuation, 1940...

Item #684556

May 30, 1940


* Battle of Dunkirk (evacuation) - France

* Operation Dynamo "Miracle of Dunkirk"

* Allied soldiers on English Channel beaches

The ftpg. has a nice banner headline relating to the stranding of allied forces on the beaches of Dunkirk, the focus of a recent motion picture: "ESCAPE NAZI TRAP, FRENCH; Fleeing Allies Reported Leaping In... See More  

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Michael Jordan drafted by Bulls in 1984...

Item #684555

June 20, 1984

USA TODAY, June 20, 1984

* Michael Jordan's NBA draft

* Chicago Bulls professional basketball

* One of the biggest dynasties in sports is born

The front page of the sport's has reporting on the 1984 NBA draft which shows a small photo of Akeem Olajuwon and Sam Bowie, the first two picks. Within the report is mention of the first 5 picks with  text that includes: "...North... See More  

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Massacre of Jews in Russia...

Item #684554

November 02, 1905

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Nov. 2, 1905

* Odessa pogrom - massacre

* Anti-Semitic - Jewish - Jews

The top of the front page has a three column headline: "THE SLAUGHTER STILL GOING ON" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.

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Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII..

Item #684552

February 01, 1988


* Washington Redskins win Super Bowl XXII

* Doug Williams - Timmy Smith - Ricky Sanders

* 1st African American to start - NFL Football

The top of the front page has a three column photo with one column heading: "Redskins Lasso Broncos, 42-10, in Super Bowl" The front page of the sport's section has a nice banner headline: "Williams' Da... See More  

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1915 Tension w/ Germany re. Lusitania Sinking...

Item #684549

June 01, 1915

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 1, 1915

* Post-sinking of the RMS Lusitania tensions

* Germany U-boats terror - British ocean liner

The front page has a nice banner headline: "AMERICANS FLEE GERMANY" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. The Lusitania was attacked just a few weeks earlier. Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Ve... See More  

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Kennedy assassination report in a Dallas newspaper...

Item #684548

November 23, 1963


* From the city where it happened

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 &q... See More  

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1st transcontinental phone call in 1915...

Item #684545

January 26, 1915

THE NEW YORK TIMES, Jan. 26, 1915

* First Transcontinental phone call made

* Alexander Graham Bell & Thomas Watson

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "PHONE TO PACIFIC FROM THE ATLANTIC" with subheads. (see)

Sixteen pages, light toning, some margin wear, must be handled with care as such.

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Capitulation of Czechoslovak...

Item #684543

September 26, 1938

TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, September 26, 1938

* German occupation of Czechoslovakia

* Adolph Hitler & the Nazi Party

The top of the front page has a banner headline: "CZECHS ON War FOOTING" with subhead. (see) Coverage on the capitulation of Czechoslovakia by Adolph Hitler and Germany.

 Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, li... See More  

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1965 Malcolm X assassination...

Item #684540

February 22, 1965

GREAT BEND DAILY TRIBUNE, Kansas, Feb.  22, 1965 

* Malcolm X assassination

* Fiery Negro extremist

The front page has a three column heading: "Police Blame Malcolm X Killing On Mortal Enemies" (see)

Ten pages, close cut along the 1st column which causes unrelated loss of text, small library within masthead, otherwise good.... See More  

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Sacco and Vanzetti in 1927...

Item #684537

August 11, 1927

THE CORDOVA DAILY TIMES, Alaska, August 11, 1927 

* Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

* Electric chair executions days away

The front page has a nice banner headline: "EXECUTION OF VANZETTI AND SACCO STAYED UNTIL AUGUST 22" with subheads. (see)

Eight pages, light even toning, small stamp within the masthead, generally nice.
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Territorial Arizona newspaper from just above the Mexico border...

Item #684505

May 14, 1907

BISBEE EVENING MINER, Arizona (Territory), May 14, 1907 

* Rare publication

A territorial newspaper from just above the border with Mexico, as Arizona did not join the Union until 1912.

Inside pages have much reporting on local & Arizona-wide events.

Complete in 8 pages, loose at the spine, some tattering and small tears at the margins. SOLD AS IS.... See More  

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From the Old West... Early Colorado...

Item #684463

February 22, 1882

GUNNISON DAILY REVIEW, Colorado, Feb. 22, 1882 

* Rare Old West title

* Volume 1 issue

An uncommon title from this boom mining town in the southwestern quadrant of Colorado, tucked in a valley amidst the Rocky Mountains.

Gunnison boomed in the late 1870's and early 1880's and was once the home of Wyatt Earp and "Texas Jack". Today there are some 5500 residents of Gun... See More  

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Neat title...

Item #684446

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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The North Alaskan Coast Whaling disaster of 1871...

Item #684444

December 02, 1871

HARPER'S WEEKLY, December 2, 1871

* Whaling disaster of 1871 (1st report)

* Bowhead whales hunting

* Arctic ice jam prints

Full front page political cartoon: 'The Tammany Tiger Strung Up' by the Justice figure. Inside has a fullpg. Thomas Nast political cartoon: 'to Whom It May Concern'. Nice double page centerfold (sewn-in): 'Destruction of the Whaling Fleet in the... See More  

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Mike Todd (Elizabeth Taylor's husband) airplane crash...

Item #684442

March 22, 1958

THE DETROIT NEWS, March 22, 1958 

* Mike Todd dies in airplane crash

* Elizabeth Taylor's husband

The front page has a nice banner headline: "Mike Todd Killed in Storm" with subheads and 2 related photos. (see) Note: Mike Todd was the only husband of Elizabeth Taylor whom she did not divorce. Nice for display.

Complete 1st section only with 22 pages, light toning a... See More  

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Operation Crossraods... Atomic bomb....

Item #684441

July 01, 1946

FITCHBURG SENTINEL, Massachusetts, July 1, 1946

* Operation Crossroads - Atomic bombing

* Nuclear weapon at Bikini Atoll - Able

* B-29 Superfortress Dave's Dream

The front page has a six column headline: "Check Shows Bomb Losses Heavy" with subheads.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 10 pages, a little spine wear, generally nice.... See More  

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Pair of interesting headlines: December 7 and 8, 1941...

Item #684440

December 07, 1941

Interesting pair of consecutive dates:

THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Dec. 7, 1941 From the day of the Pearl Harbor attack but not yet known, with a banner headline: "Roosevelt Sends Personal Note to Emperor In 'Final' Effort to Avert War With Japan; Reds Report Nazi Rout West of Moscow". This is the front leaf only & trimmed at the bottom causing loss to the last line.

THE WIL... See More  

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Women's suffrage ratification is complete.......

Item #684439

August 27, 1920

THE COMMERCIAL APPEAL, Memphis, August 27, 1920

* Women's Suffrage ratification is complete

* Nineteenth 19th Amendment (1st report)

The front page has a one column heading: "New Political Era In America Dawns When Women Enter Estate" with subheads. (see)

18 pages, loose at the spine, margin wear and chipping, must be handled with care. Sold as is.... See More  

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1998 John Elway Denver Broncos Win Superbowl...

Item #684438

January 26, 1998

THE DENVER POST, Denver, Colorado, January 26, 1998

Note: The Denver Post printed two versions for this date.  This is the edition which shows John Elway holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy up in victory.

* Denver Broncos win Super Bowl XXXII 

* John Elway & Terrell Davis 

* Green Bay Packers 

This 100+ page newspaper contains news of the Denver Broncos finally wi... See More  

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1945 Anti-Jewish riots in Tripolitania...

Item #684437

November 08, 1945

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1945

* Anti-Jewish riots - massacre - pogrom

* Tripoli, British Tripolitania

* Libyan Jews- North Africa

The front page has a one column heading: "74 TRIPOLITAN JEWS SLAIN IN ARAB RIOTS" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on the 1945 Anti-Jewish riots in Tripolitania. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famou... See More  

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Horton Smith & Bobby Jones....

Item #684436

February 23, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, sport's section only, February 23, 1930

* Horton Smith & Bobby Jones photos

* Savannah Open golf tournament (PGA)

* Sport's section only

The front page of this sport's section only has a one column heading: "SMITH WINS AT GOLF; JONES A STROKE BACK" with subheads and two nice photos of Horton Smith & Bobby Jones. (see) 1st report coverage on... See More  

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John Dillinger robs Greencastle, Indiana bank...

Item #684434

October 24, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 24, 1933.

* John Dillinger gang

* Greencastle, Indiana

* Largest bank robbery

The back page has a small & discrete report from Greencastle, Ind. that begins with: "Four men executed a daring robbery of the Central National Bank and Trust Company...." (see) Unfortunate for the brief report here but still a first report in this famous publication.

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1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising... WWII....

Item #684433

May 15, 1943

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 15, 1943

* Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends in failure

* German occupied Poland - Nazi atrocities

* Jewish resistance - Jews

This 30 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 6: "ALL WARSAW JEWS HELD 'LIQUIDATED'" "Rabbi Miller Gets Report of Final Massacre After 60 Nazis Had Been Slain in Ghetto" See photos for text on the end of the Wa... See More  

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Deaths of Thurgood Marshall and Thomas Dorsey...

Item #684432

January 25, 1993

LOS ANGELES TIMES, California, January 25, 1993

* Thurgood Marshall death (1st report)

* 1st African American Supreme Court Justice

The front page carries the two column wide, two line announcement "Thurgood Marshall, 84, First Black Justice, Dies" with subhead "Supreme Court: Retired jurist was a leader in the legal battle to end forced segregation in the U.S.". "R... See More  

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Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African-American Supreme Court Justice...

Item #684385

June 14, 1967

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., June 14, 1967 

* Thurgood Marshall appointed by the president

* 1st African American Supreme Court Justice

The front page has a banner headline: "Negro Nominated For High Court", with photo. See images for details. Thurgood Marshall, the great-grandson of a slave, was the first African-American Justice on the Supreme Court.

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A very early issue of this famous anti-slavery title...

Item #684288

October 15, 1836

THE LIBERATOR, Boston, Oct. 15, 1836  

* Rare anti-slavery publication

* Early pre-Civil War era

It is rare to find such early issues of this famous anti-slavery title edited by William Lloyd Garrison. It began publication just 5 years earlier. The masthead features a woodcut of a slave auction.

Much anti-slavery content as one might expect, with articles including: "Re... See More  

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British military leaders think the war cannot be won...

Item #684216

September 08, 1779

THE CONNECTICUT JOURNAL, New Haven, Sept. 8, 1779  A nice newspaper from the midst of the Revolutionary War. Most of the ftpg. is taken up with discussions in Parliament which include talk of America including: "...wished to learn what was the present object of the war with America? How it was to be carried on, where, and with what? the force now in America, he presumed, could not in rea... See More  

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"Memphis" newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama...

Item #684214

October 14, 1864

THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL, Montgomery, Alabama, October 14, 1864 

* Very Rare Confederate title from the "traveling" newspaper

* Memphis newspaper printed in Montgomery, Alabama

* A wealth of Civil War related reporting

See the bottom of this listing for the fascinating history of this newspaper. Among the front page items are: ""Forrest's Operations" takin... See More  

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Chicago wants Al "Scarface" Capone to leave...

Item #684037

March 22, 1930

TAUNTON DAILY TRIBUNE, Mass. March 22, 1930

* Gangster Al "Scarface" Capone

* City of Chicago wants him out

The top of the front page has a two column heading: "CAPONE GIVEN SMALL CHOICE BY THE POLICE" with subhead. (see) Coverage on Al Capone turning himself in to Chicago police after returning to the city from a 10 month prison sentence in Philadelphia. He would never ... See More  

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1921 Pueblo, Colorado flood...

Item #683593

June 05, 1921


* Pueblo, Colorado flood disaster

The top of the front page has a four column headline: "FLOOD DEAD ESTIMATED 500 PUEBLO, COL., A SEA OF MUD PROPERTY DAMAGE $10,000,000" with subheads. (see)

First section only with 14 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.... See More  

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Very rare & desirable Maxfield Parrish Christmas cover...

Item #683455

December 14, 1895


* Maxfield Parrish

* Christmas illustration

Certainly the feature of this issue is the great Maxfield Parrish front wrapper which shows a waiter delivering a plate with Christmas pudding. Typically this desirable cover is lacking as they were extracted from volumes over the years. Rare to find an issue with this cover intact.

Also ... See More  

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1968 Apollo 8 human spaceflight...

Item #683262

December 27, 1968

HERALD EXEMINER, Extra, Los Angeles, December 27, 1968

* Apollo 8 human spaceflight ends

* 1st manned spacecraft to leave Earth's orbit

* 1st to reach the Moon

* James Lovell - Frank Borman - William Anders

The front page has a nice banner headline: "APOLLO HOME" with subhead and photo.

Complete 1st section only with all 16 pages, light rubbing on the front page, nice condi... See More  

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The National League is created...

Item #683213

February 07, 1876

NEW-YORK TIMES, Feb. 7, 1876 

* Creation of the National League

* Major League Baseball - MLB

On page 2 under "Base-Ball" is a report about a meeting held in New York resulting in the establishment of the National League.

The report begins: "A meeting of the managers of all the professional base-ball organizations in the country, excepting the Philade
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Early ad for playing cards... Runaway indentured apprentice...

Item #683210

November 20, 1799

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, November 20, 1799 

* Very early playing cards

* Backgammon boards

The back page includes many ads, two of which are very early ads for "Playing Cards", being Henry the Eighth, Columbian brand cards and backgammon boards. A few other particulars as noted in the ads (see photos). 

News of the day. Complete in 4 pages, a little spine we
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Creating the Mason-Dixon Line: map of America...

Item #683209
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE, London, December, 1769 

* Early America map

* Pennsylvania and Maryland

* Mason and Dixon Line creation

Certainly the prime feature of this issue is the nice full page map of the Chesapeake region showing parts of Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and all of Delaware. The inset in the lower right corner reads: "A Map of that Part of Ameri... See More  

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Map of the Balkan Peninsula... Turkey, Bulgaria, and more...

Item #683207

* Map of Turkey, the Balkan Peninsula, and more.

This "Supplement" issue was produced at the end of the year. The prime content is the very nice & very detailed map, labeled in the cartouche as: "A New and Accurate Map of TURKEY IN EUROPE Drawn from the Best Authorities...1770".

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Premiere ads for "The Exorcist" and "The Sting"...

Item #682877

December 25, 1973

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 25, 1973

* The Exorcist pre-opening day advertisement (eve)

* The Sting, staring Robert Redford and Paul Neuman

Page 27 has ads for the premieres of both "THE EXORCIST" and "THE STING". Nice to have on the same page. The opposing page has an ad for Clint Eastwood as Dirty Harry in "Magnum Force".

Other news of the day is found thro... See More  

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Shrek 2 premiere - full-page ad...

Item #682870

May 19, 2004

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 19, 2004 

*SHREK 2 opening day full page advertisement

Page 3 of the Calendar Section has a full-page colored advertisement for the film which was the follow up to the 2002 Academy Award Best Animated Feature Film "Shreck".

Other small popular movie advertisements are also present in the calendar section. 

Included are the Front, Sports, and ... See More  

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Collection of eight diaries from the "Roaring 20's"...

Item #682716

January 01, 1930

Eight diaries for the consecutive years 1930 thru 1939, lacking 1932 & 1937. These were essentially appointment diaries for an attorney although there are many personal & other notations as well, including much on daily weather conditions. There are entries for almost every day for each year noted. Included are various receipts, bills, etc.. See images for a sampling of what may be found.

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Illustrated ad for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show...

Item #681514

May 07, 1885

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, May 7, 1885  Page 7 has a column-wide ad for: "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show which includes a likeness of Buffalo Bill Cody.

Twelve pages, very nice condition.

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Set of five different mastheads for the same title...

Item #681140

February 04, 1734

THE POST BOY, London  Here is an interesting set of five different issues dating from 1707, 1715, 1719, 1729 and 1734

* Rare & early 18th century issues (5)

* Nice masthead engravings (different)

As was often the case newspapers which existed over 30 years the masthead would often change, sometimes subtly. Here is a set with each masthead being slightly different, the earliest 2 wi... See More  

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President Richard Nixon resigns...

Item #681100

August 09, 1974

DAILY NEWS, New York Aug. 9, 1974  A very dramatic front page with over half of it taken up with: "NIXON RESIGNS". The balance has: "Acts in 'Interest of Nation', Asks for End to Bitterness" and "Ford Will Take Oath at Noon, Kissinger Agrees to Stay On". Much coverage, with photos, on the inside pages and the back page.

Tabloid-size, complete in 88 pages... See More  

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The very historic Duche letter to General Washington... Battle of the Kegs...

Item #680789

February 19, 1778

INDEPENDENT CHRONICLE, Boston, Feb. 19, 1778 

* Jacob Duché - 1st chaplain to the Continental Congress

* Famous letter to General George Washington

* American Revolutionary War

A nice feature of the masthead is a great engraving taken after one done earlier by Paul Revere, showing a patriot soldier with a sword in one hand and a scroll reading "Independence" in the ot... See More  

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The Dalton Gang is "wiped out"...

Item #680700

October 06, 1892

SPRINGFIELD DAILY REPUBLICAN, Massachusetts, Oct. 6, 1892 

* Dalton brothers gang killed

* Coffeyville, Kansas raid

Page 6 has a very nice, and uncommonly lengthy report headed: "The Dalton Gang Wiped Out" "A Desperate Battle In Kansas" "Five Bandits and Four Citizens" with subheads: "Killed in an Encounter at Coffeyville--The Gang Attempted to Rob Tw... See More  

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