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The Otto Bicycle... Thomas Edison...

Item #581882

July 20, 1878

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN New York July 20, 1878 An article inside describes "Professor Edison's New Carbon Rheostat". Includes an illustration of this instrument.  Also includes "The Otto Bicycle", with image and description.  Complete in 16 pages, and in very nice condition.

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The death of Earle Lewis Ovington...

Item #580887

July 23, 1936

THE DETROIT NEWS, Detroit, Michigan, July 23, 1936

* Earle Lewis Ovington death

* 1st airmail airplane flight fame

This 44 page newspaper has a small one column headline on the front page: "Pioneer Flier's Ashes to Be Strewn Over Sea".


A 1st report on the death of Earle Lewis Ovington, best known for flying the 1st official airmail flight. Unfortunate for such a small... See More  

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Death of Thomas Edison...

Item #580585

October 21, 1931

MEMPHIS EVENING APPEAL, Memphis, Tennessee, October 21, 1931  This 18 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "EDISON'S LAST RITES MARKED BY SIMPLICITY", "Burial Proceeded By Singing of Favorite Songs, Reading of Eulogy By Friend"

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light browning, little margin wear and chipping, irregular at the sp... See More  

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Thomas Edison's shop advertisement...

Item #578300

December 06, 1919

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 6, 1919  The back page has an unusual ad which includes a photo of Thomas Edison. The full page ad is for: "The Edison Shop" in New York City which has a 8 by 6 inch photo of Edison headed: "Thomas Alva Edison; The Creator Of the Phonograph" and the street address located a the bottom right. The rest of the page is blank. A nice ad for display ... See More  

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Kodak Camera founder George Eastman in 1931..

Item #577303

February 10, 1931

NEW YORK TIMES, February 10, 1931

* George Eastman... guest of honor

* Kodak camera inventor - roll film

This 44 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 4 that include: "EASTMAN IS HONORED FOR GIFTS TO WORLD", "Hoover, Coolidge, Mussolini and Ortiz Rubio Join in Tribute to Philanthropist", "Two Nations Decorate Him", and more which includes a photo of E... See More  

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Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #575087

October 10, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Omaha, Nebraska, October 10, 1931

* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss

* Tax evasion trial

This 20 page newspaper has a two column headline on the front page: "U.S. Exposes Trail of Money to Capone in Florida"

This tells of the beginning of the end of Al Capone as he would receive a guilty verdict  a few weeks later that would send him to prison for 11 years... See More  

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Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #575086

October 09, 1931

THE OMAHA BEE-NEWS, Nebraska, October 9, 1931 

* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss 

* Fight to exclude evidence 

* Tax evasion trial

This 26 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page:

"CAPONE LOSSES FIGHT ON TAX CONFESSION" "Bad Day in Court for Gangster; Lawyers Battle in Vain to Exclude Expert's Data"

Tells of the beginning of ... See More  

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Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #574353

October 15, 1931

THE NORWICH SUN, New York, October 15, 1931 

* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss 

* Tax evasion trial ending 

* Capone a bad gambler? 

This 16 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "Bookmakers State Capone is "Sucker"" "They Testify He Lost and Paid Thousands Without Complaint"

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Al Capone's reign about to end...

Item #574131

October 14, 1931

THE NORWICH SUN, New York, October 14, 1931 

* Al Capone - Chicago mob boss 

* Tax evasion trial ending 

* Prosecution rests

This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "CAPONE TRIAL IS RAPIDLY NEARING END" "State Rests Case Suddenly During Afternoon Session"

Tells of the beginning of the end of Al Capone as he would rec... See More  

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Much on Thomas Edison... Early bowling...

Item #569781

May 09, 1891


* Inventor Thomas Alva Edison

* Early bowling

A full page has two prints of: "The Troubles in the Pennsylvania Coke Region" & another fullpg. has 5 prints relating to: "Breaking Ground for the Grant Monument in Riverside Park, New York".

Most of a page of text is taken up with: "A Visit To The Ediso... See More  

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Joseph Pulitzer... Thomas Edison...

Item #177628

November 04, 1911

HARPER'S WEEKLY, from New York City, dated November 4, 1911.

This issue has a full, color cover before the front page. The front page of this issue is an illustration of "Joseph Pulitzer:1847-1911" which is "After the Painting by John S. Sargent."

This issue is has an illustration of "Fusion and Confusion--Boss Murphy: 'That Blame Thing Always Gives Me a Scar... See More  

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1878 Early report on Phonograph....

Item #538152

April 04, 1878

THE AMERICAN SOCIALIST, Oneida, New York April 4, 1878

* Thomas Edison's phonograph

* During development

This 8 page newspaper is in very nice condition and contains news of the day, stories and Advertisements with the following featured material: Very short page 7 report on the phonograph during development. SEE PHOTO. See history as it happened.... See More  

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Republican Convention... Rowing Regatta...

Item #177260

July 16, 1904

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 16, 1904  Front page illustration "The "Trust-Busters" at Work" by W. A. Rogers; Senator Fairbanks Opening the Republican Campaign in Indiana; Germany and the Far-Eastern Situation--Prince Adalbert Reviewing the Kaiser's Troops at Tientsin; INt Intercollegiate Rowing Regatta at Poughkeepsie--Syracuse Winning the Four-Mile '... See More  

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Item #177228

November 07, 1903

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, November 7, 1903 Frontpage illustration "I Come to Buy, Not to Beg, Sir" by W. A. Rogers; Article, Canada and the Alaska Boundary Award; Photo, The Training of Italian Cavalry Officers; Trial Trip of the Submarine "Protector"; Unveiling the New Sherman Statue in Washington; "Alexander's Painting of Dr. Francis L. Patton"; a... See More  

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Edison patent... Croton Aqueduct Tunnel...

Item #206511

September 14, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, NY September 14, 1889. This paper has an article and print concerning: THE CLASSIFICATIONS OF PATENTS OF THOMAS EDISON. This article lists all the patents he attained plus how many he made application for.  The frontpage of the issue also contains "The New Croton Aqueduct Tunnel Under the Harlem River". Other articles are "The New U. S. Cruiser Philadelphia... See More  

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Nice portait of Thomas Edison...

Item #177127

December 21, 1901

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 21, 1901 Frontpage photo Miss Helen Hay; The Commercial Losses of New York; fullpage illustration "Christmas Supplies for the Light-Ship" by Weber; Edison's Most Important Discovery with a fullpage photo; fullpage illustration "Assembling for the Meet"; shopping at Christmas-time; doublepage centerfold photos  "The Two Most ... See More  

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From Sag Harbor... Thomas Edison & his light...

Item #204673

May 17, 1879

THE CORRECTOR, Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, May 17, 1879  A very uncommon title from this once-famous whaling town near the eastern end of Long Island, now more famous as a playground for the rich & famous who frequent the neighboring Hamptons. The front page has a lengthy article: "Pike's Peak Signal Station", calling it the "...highest inhabited portion of the globe...". P... See More  

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Edison's discoveries...

Item #152195

October 11, 1890

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, October 11, 1890  This issue has an article:" EDISON'S ACCIDENTAL DISCOVERIES". Dr. William D. Gentry, a life-long friend reminisces about Thomas Edison. This article gives an interesting look into the man

. This paper is in very nice condition measures about 11 by 15 1/2 inches and has some minor edge tears with no loss.(see).

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Thomas Edison partners for a torpedo to protect the American coast...

Item #150394

July 13, 1889

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, July 13, 1889  The full front page is a nice print captioned: "The Sims-Edison Electric Torpedo" with an inside page having a lengthy & detailed article on how the torpedo would work (see). Other illustrations of the latest inventions & improvements of the day.

Sixteen pages, minor wear, generally good.

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Remington... Graphophone...

Item #175100

July 17, 1886

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 17, 1886  Full ftpg: "American Fishermen Laying in Ice at Sea". Halfpg: "Signaling the Main Command" is by Remington. Very nice doublepage centerfold: "Wheeling on Riverside Drive". Fullpg. article on "The Graphophone" shows 3 illus., & begins "One of the most brilliant conceptions of Mr. Thomas Edison was...... See More  

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