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646269

A series on "Notable Jews"...

Item #646269

June 08, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, June 8, 1893  Of special interest is item #11 of "Notable Jews - Isidor Bush" which also includes a photograph & biography of him (see hyperlink for more on his life).

Among many other prints & photos is a full page with 5 photos of: "The Columbian Exposition at Chicago".

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$40.00
645956

Leaders of the 1915 baseball pennant fight...

Item #645956

October 07, 1915

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York Oct. 7, 1915  The front cover is a nice, dramatic color print reflecting the action in the early years of World War I captioned: "Directing The Big Guns". Articles within include: "Great Britain's Zeal for War"; The Truth about Alaska - A Land of Great Opportunities"; "Seen in the World of Sport" including photos the leaders... See More  

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$32.00
645862

Great action baseball print on the front page....

Item #645862

November 02, 1889

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 2, 1889  The full front page is taken up with two illustrations: "Scenes At The Polo Grounds During A Game Between the New York and Brooklyn Clubs" which shows spectators watching a baseball game, and a terrific action print showing: "A Touch-Out at Second Base."

Other prints within include: "On the Western Plains--Friend or F... See More  

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$117.00
645774

2nd week of "The Shining"...

Review & premiere of "Airplane", in a Los Angeles newspaper...

Item #645774

July 02, 1980

LOS ANGELES TIMES, July 2, 1980



* Best "Airplane" film advertisement

* Grand Opening Day movie premiere review

* Satirical parody - Leslie Nielsen

* Great ad for "The Shining"




A terrific issue on the premiere of the motion picture hit "Airplane" and perhaps no better issue could be found than this, the leading newspaper from the home of the entertainment indu... See More  

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$120.00
645490

Early prints of the Southwest, including San Diego...

Item #645490

December 22, 1855

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 22, 1855  The ftpg. shows: "Sunken Schooner Eudora, From City Island" with more relate prints inside including; "The Eudora Tragedy--Arrest of the Negro" and "Burning of the Steamers at Memphis". Also a print of: "Greytown, Nicaragua" "Explosion of a Steam Fire-Engine, Cincinnati" a doublepg. cent... See More  

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$65.00
645118

Will Loyalist merchants in Charleston be left in the lurch? Land in Canada for the Loyalists...

Item #645118

November 26, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Nov. 26, 1782  Page 4 is entirely taken up with the petitions of various merchants in Charleston to General Leslie (military commander of British troops in the city) recalling a commercial agreement of two years prior, now suspect given the planned evacuation of the British from Charleston. Page 6 includes: "In the Treaty of Peace now carrying on between Gr... See More  

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$53.00
645085

Christmas Issue... Colored Ivory Snow Ad...

Item #645085

December 15, 1898

LESLIE'S WEEKLY, from New York, dated December 15, 1898. This is the Christmas issue and features a color cover wrapper as well as the typical main front cover.  Also included is this issue is a pastel colored Ivory Snow advertisement which is loose from the main issue and would be very displayable. There are numerous Christmas-themed illustration in the issue. See photos.

Complete in 32... See More  

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$38.00
645076

Santa Claus distributing gifts...

Item #645076

December 16, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 16, 1882  The full ftpg. is: "Abandoned". A very nice doublepage centerfold: "Visions of Christmas-Tide" has four scenes including a central print showing Santa Claus, with his bag of toys, distributing dolls to a children's hospital (see). A few other Christmas related prints as well.

Complete in 32 pages, nice condition... See More  

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$87.00
644973

Evacuating Charleston... Consternation of the Loyalists...

Item #644973

October 24, 1782

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Oct. 24, 1782  Page 2 has American content including rare mention of John Paul Jones: "The force employed to reduce our settlements in Hudson's Bay was a small squadron under the command of Paul Jones..." with more. Also a letter from New York which includes: "In the general confusion here I do believe...that his Majesty's Commissioners ar... See More  

Item from Catalog 298 (released for September, 2020)...

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$53.00
644826

Great for a horse racing fan... Football prints...

Item #644826

November 21, 1891

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York,  Nov. 21, 1891  The full ftpg. is a duo-tone print of: "A Box Party at the Horse Show" which is quite displayable. Other prints inside include: "St. Bartholomew's Parish House...Parochial Help for the Poor of New York City" "Offering Prayer in a Chinese Club House in Mott St." a fine doublepg. centerfold: "S... See More  

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$56.00
644680

The beginning of ski-jumping in America...

Item #644680

February 02, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893  A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink).

Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of C... See More  

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$75.00
644679

Dedicating the Washington Monument...

Item #644679

February 28, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 28, 1885  The ftpg. shows: "...Rescue of a Schooner's Crew Off Fire Island by the Life-Saving Corps". Inside has a full page print: "Dedication of the Washington National Monument...", plus a few other unrelated prints.

Sixteen pages, very nice condition.

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$62.00
644677

Tennis at Newport... Many prints of Beaumont, Texas...

Item #644677

September 20, 1890

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York  Sept. 20, 1890  The front page has full-length portraits of: "Oliver S. Campbell, Champion Of The United States" and "H. W. Slocum, Jr., Ex-Champion", both in tennis attire of the day and each holding a tennis racket. Caption: "The National Lawn-Tennis Tournament On The Grounds Of The Casino, At Newport, Commencing August 27th.... See More  

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644675

Eskimoes... Early print of the Merrimac...

Item #644675

February 23, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, Feb. 23, 1856  The front page has a print of: "The New U.S. Steam Frigate Merrimac on Her Trial Trip". This was the ship that would ultimately be scuttled by the U.S. Navy with the outbreak of the Civil War, and they resurrected by the Confederate Navy & converted to an iron-clad & be involved in the very famous battle with... See More  

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644368

Beautiful Full Color Illustration...

Item #644368

May 05, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED WEEKLY, New York, May 5, 1892  The front page of this issue is very colorful and shows a horse-drawn coach traveling along a busy New York street, captioned: "A May Morning on Fifth Avenue".

Color front pages of Leslie's were quite rare during the late 19th century.  This is certainly one of the earliest, and perhaps the best we've se
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$97.00
643117

White House Easter egg roll...

Item #643117

April 23, 1887

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 23, 1887 This issue contains a slightly larger than a full page illustration entitled "Washington, D. C. -- An Unique Festival -- Egg-Rolling in the White House Grounds on Easter Monday" and has an accompanying article.

Also in the issue is: "Destructive Prairie Fires in Kansas -- Endangered Settlers Taking Refuge in the Plowed Fields... See More  

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642926

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Early view of Sydney, Australia...

Item #642926

June 18, 1853

ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, June 18, 1853  P.T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly". This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues.

The text on the front page is: "The Pacific Railroad" and the print shows: "Thomas H. Be... See More  

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$57.00
642905

Very first issue of Leslie's Illustrated...

Item #642905

December 15, 1855

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 15, 1855 



* Volume 1 - Number 1 issue



This is the very first issue, volume one, number one, of what would become the first truly successful illustrated newspaper in America, predating even the famous Harper's Weekly by more than a year. Following on the heels of the Gleason's/Ballou's publication which lasted about 10 years, Les... See More  

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$257.00
642904

Early Sitka Alaska print... General Walker...

Item #642904

February 09, 1856

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 9, 1856



* Rare Sitka, Alaska print



The front page features a print: "Portrait of Ex-Governor Hunt, of New York" plus an article on "General Walker as a Political Mentor".

Nice prints inside include: "Entrance To The Port Of Havana, From Puerte Del Principe" & "Havana--Part Of The Harbor--Fort Of Aratas&quo... See More  

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642512

Beautiful masthead... On the Battle of Eutaw Springs...

Item #642512

December 29, 1781

THE PENNSYLVANIA JOURNAL & THE WEEKLY ADVERTISER, Philadelphia, December 29, 1781 



* Battle of Eutaw Springs

* Great masthead engraving for display




I have always thought  this newspaper has one of the finest masthead, featuring an uncommonly large engraving with an Indian and an angel on either side of the "Journal", plus a 3-masted ship & other embellishments (... See More  

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642175

Leslie Stuart death... English composer...

Item #642175

March 28, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 28, 1928



* Leslie Stuart death (1st report)

* Edwardian musical comedy composer




The top of page 27 has a one column heading: "British Composer, Leslie Stuart, Dies" with subhead. (see) I suspect this is one of the few publications to report this particular event as other titles in our inventory do not.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Co... See More  

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637947

Rare mention of Virginia in this early title...

Item #637947

October 09, 1706

THE REHEARSAL, London, Oct. 9, 1706



* Rare 18th century title

* Quite early mention of Virginia




A fine single sheet newspaper which lasted only 6 years. It was published by Charles Leslie, considered a violent controversialist who was virtually inextinguishable. Another source notes: "...in August 1704, he had started, in opposition to the ‘Observator’ and Defoe'
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$47.00
637694

Published by P.T. Barnum...

Item #637694
ILLUSTRATED NEWS, New York, 1853   Phineas T. Barnum was the co-owner (see photos) of this early illustrated newspaper which preceded both "Leslie's Illustrated" and "Harper's Weekly" which would become immensely more successful. This effort by Barnum and the Beach brothers would last for only 48 issues, or less than one year.

There are various prints within ... See More  

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$28.00
637186

Guiteau: President Garfield's assassin on trial...

Item #637186

December 03, 1881

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 3, 1881 



* President James Garfield assassination

* Charles J. Guiteau on trial




The full ftpg. shows: "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guiteau Being Escorted from the Courtroom..." and the doublepage centerfold shows; "Trial of President Garfield's Assassin--Guards Unlocking the Handcuffs of the Prisoner...&q... See More  

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637185

Georgetown, Colorado... Tacoma, Washington Territory...

Item #637185

May 05, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 5, 1883 



* Georgetown CO Colorado

* Tacoma WA Washington Territory




The full ftpg. shows: "Sketches at the Irish Land League Convention...Philadelphia". Inside has prints of: "Washington Territory--View of Tacoma, Terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound"; the doublepage centerfold is a dramatic scene of a... See More  

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637116

Great full page baseball print... Rare Bocce Ball print...

Item #637116

August 31, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 31, 1889  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "At Lake George Landing--Saluting the Passengers".

But likely the most significant print is a great full page: "A Base-Ball Incident--Caught Between The Bases" which shows a player caught in a rundown.

Other good prints include a half page: "Gioca Di Bocci--Summer Afternoon Scen... See More  

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637112

Prints of cowboys... How they made banknotes...

Item #637112

October 26, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, October 26, 1889  The full front page shows: "Dangers of Electric Wires in New York--Western Union Lineman burned to Death in Mid-Air."

A rarity is to find period prints of cowboys, but here is one. An inside page has 3 prints, captioned: "Life Among the Cow-Boys of Indian Territory" (see), with a brief, related article on an inside page.

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637110

Vassar College life... The Apaches...

Item #637110

July 04, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 4, 1885  The full ftpg. is a dramatic print: "Iowa - The Approach of a Tornado...". Inside has: "California - The Grasshopper Invasion...In Eldorado County"; a full page with 6 images of: "Student Life at Vassar College" "New Mexico - The Old Battle Ground of Valverde on the Rio Grande & the Scene of the Rec... See More  

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636456

Passover & the Jews... Early San Diego prints...

Item #636456

March 23, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 23, 1889  A fullpg. has 5 prints of: "Lower California. The New Gold Discoveries in Santa Clara Valley--Scenes & Incidents of the Rush to the Mines." Another pg. has an article: "Unleavened Bread For The Passover" plus two related illustrations on the making of it for the Jewish feast. Yet another page is entirely taken u... See More  

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636452

United States Treasury: the manufacture of currency...

Item #636452

May 04, 1867

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, May 4, 1867  Included is a one  page report: "The Manufacture Of Greenbacks and Currency At The U.S. Treasury Building" which has a nice view of the exterior of the Treasury Building, plus four smaller scenes of work areas, and on the opposite page a large illustration of the "Hydraulic Engines" and one of the "Sealing Room&quo... See More  

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$68.00
636450

Great prints from the West...

Item #636450

May 03, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, May 5, 1883  Prints include a nice view captioned: "Washington Territory - View of

Tacoma, the terminus of the Northern Pacific Railroad on Puget Sound" which shows Mt. Ranier in the background. A related article as well.

The doublepage centerfold shows; "A Thrilling Scene in the Tombs - A Mother Discovers Her Son in a Detachment of Criminals A... See More  

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636435

One of the "Notable Jews" issues...

Item #636435

March 30, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 30, 1893  Of special interest is installment #7 of "Notable Jews - Adolph S. Ochs" which also includes a photograph of him. This is a series which ran in Leslie's for much of the year (others available: inquire). Ochs was publisher if the famous New York Times.

This is also the: "Easter Number" issue which has a special ... See More  

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636273

Scenes from the West...

Item #636273

March 26, 1870

LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 26, 1870  The ftpg. illustration shows: "New York--Treatment Of Emigrants At Ward's Island--Women At Dinner." Among the prints inside are: "Laborers Of A Hand-Car Of The Pacific Railroad, Attacked By Indians." "Bitter Creek Valley--Construction Camp Of The Pacific Railroad In The Foreground" and "Citadel Rock, Gr... See More  

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$56.00
635601

Bell's articulating telephone...

Item #635601

February 10, 1877

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, February 10, 1877  The front cover is a political cartoon entitled "The Double-Faced Head of Republican Radicalism". Inside the issue is: "Bell's Articulating Telephone - The Transmission of Sound by Electricity" with an accompanying article; "Hon. David Davis, United States Senator-Elect from Illinois"; &qu... See More  

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$63.00
635501

Louisiana Centennial Exposition...

Item #635501

December 13, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, December 13, 1884  The front cover is entitled "Louisiana -- Preliminary Views of the World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition at New Orleans" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "New York City -- Cutting 'The Cleveland Gem' -- The Stone in the Rough and as Cut"; "Mexico -... See More  

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$42.00
635499

Pennsylvania forest fires...

Item #635499

May 17, 1884

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED NEWSPAPER, New York, May 17, 1884  The front cover is entitled "Pennsylvania -- The Recent Forest Fires - Women, Near Ashland, Removing Fences to Arrest the Progress of the Flames" with an accompanying article inside. Inside the issue is: "New York City -- The Formal Opening of the New produce Exchange, May 6th..."; "Pennsylvania -- The ... See More  

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$42.00
634122

Mauch Chunk... Alaska...

Item #634122

October 12, 1878

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Oct. 12, 1878 



* Mauch Chunk PA Pennsylvania (Jim Thorpe)

* Early Alaska scenes




The full ftpg. is a political cartoon showing Ben Butler (see photo). Among the prints within are: "Mauch Chunk, Pa." "Pennsylvania--An Autumn View of Mauch Chunk, the 'Switzerland of America' & its Attractions". This town would be re... See More  

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$49.00
633685

The beginning of ski-jumping in America...

Item #633685

February 02, 1893

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Feb. 2, 1893  A great issue for skiers as the full ftpg. shows: "Winter Sports in the West--Flying On Skis--Thorger Hemmestvedt's Great Jump of 103 Feet at Red Wing, Minnesota". Red Wing is the birthplace of America ski-jumping (see hyperlink).

Inside has an interesting full page: "Shall We Restrict Immigration? Specimen Types of C... See More  

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$75.00
633684

Exploring Alaska...

Item #633684

November 15, 1889

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Nov. 15, 1889  The full ftpg. is a nice print: "The Exploration of Alaska...En Route to the Alseck River Region". Many prints inside including: "Recent Disastrous Collision at Sea Off Barnegat--Rescue of the Survivors by the Steamer Humboldt' "; much text and a two small prints on: "Our Alaska Expedition--Exploration of th... See More  

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$48.00
633681

Mardi Gras... Rarely seen special print of Thaddeus Stevens...

Item #633681

April 06, 1867

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, April 6, 1867 Large ftpg. illus: "The Riot On St. Patrick's Day --The Attack Of The Police at Grand and Pitts Streets, New York City". Inside is a half page "Ruins Of The Winter Garden Theatre" and a full page: "Mardi Gras Celebration, New Orleans -- Procession Of The Mistick Krewe Of Comus".

Tipped-in to the issue is a f... See More  

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$64.00
633602

Displayable color cover...

Item #633602

August 04, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 4, 1892  The full front page is a very nice & displayable color print: "Viewing The Regatta of the Atlantic Yacht Club". Inside has 8 prints: "From Chicago to the Sea--Characteristic Sketches of our Inland Waterways", "The Attempted Assassination of H.C. Frick, Chairman of the Carnegie Steel Company".

The comple... See More  

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$48.00
633400

Displayable New Year's color cover...

Item #633400

December 29, 1892

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED,New York, Dec. 29, 1892  The issue still retains the typically elusive color front wrapper which shows a nice, wintry scene, captioned: "New Year 1893" see. Very nice for display.

The inside ftpg. shows: "The Unique New Year's Festival in Philadelphia--A Procession of Masqueraders...". Other prints include: "The Columbian Exposition... See More  

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$44.00
633046

Great Western print on the cover...

Item #633046

June 07, 1890

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, June 7, 1890  The full ftpg. is a great illustration which seems as though it was taken from the Western movie, captioned: "Life in the Mining Regions of the Far West--Selling his Life Dearly." showing a cowboy trying to fend off a group of Indians on horseback (see).

A fullpg. with 9: "Sketches In A Pool Room" and three full page... See More  

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$71.00
633045

Strikers in Chicago... Lake Chautauqua...

Item #633045

July 11, 1885

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, July 11, 1885  The full ftpg. shows: "The Strike of the Conductors & Drivers...Chicago. Strikers Overturning a Car". Inside has a fullpg: "New York City--The Two Sides of Life in Ludlow Street Jail" "Virginia--The Oyster Industry of Norfolk." and "Scenes at Chautauqua Lake" and more.

Sixteen pages, great co... See More  

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$42.00
632959

Father Time introduces the new year of 1883...

Item #632959

December 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Dec. 30, 1882  The full front page shows: "Old Time's Stock In Trade For 1883" which shows Father Time. The doublepage centerfold is a large montage of prints captioned: "Pictorial History of Leading Events of the Closing Year", & which features Father Time as well.

Sixteen pages, nice condition.

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$42.00
632941

F.S. Chrurch Christmas bears print...

Item #632941

December 14, 1893

CHRISTMAS NUMBER - FRANK LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1893 The full front page is a nice print of: "A Christmas Visit to Grandma". Although there are many full page Christmas prints within, certainly the most notable would be the nice full page: "The Christmas Slide" by the famed artist Frank S. Church, showing his iconic bears sliding in the snow (see).

The complet... See More  

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$84.00
632938

F.S. Church Christmas bears print...

Item #632938

December 14, 1893

CHRISTMAS NUMBER - FRANK LESLIE'S WEEKLY, New York, Dec. 14, 1893 The full front page is a nice print of: "A Christmas Visit to Grandma". Although there are many full page Christmas prints within, certainly the most notable would be the nice full page: "The Christmas Slide" by the famed artist Frank S. Church, showing his iconic bears sliding in the snow (see).

The complet... See More  

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$84.00
632713

Great scenes of Yellowstone National Park...

Item #632713

August 11, 1883

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Aug. 11, 1883  The full front page is a great & scenic print captioned: "Scenes In The American Wonderland - The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone." Inside has another full page with 4 images of: "The American Wonderland--Scenes in the Yellowstone National Park" which includes Yellowstone Lake, the giant geyser in action, etc., p... See More  

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$63.00
632712

California cowboys, a lynching party, firemen, Edison...

Item #632712

September 30, 1882

FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, Sept. 30, 1882  The full front page is a cowboy scene: "California--Extermination of Wild Geese in Colusa County...". Inside has a fullpg. with 6 images of: "Humorous Scenes & Incidents at the Democratic State Convention at Syracuse."; a terrific & dramatic full page: "New York City: An Alarm of Fire--Turning a Sharp C... See More  

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$58.00
632501

A rare issue of a short-lived "Royal" newspaper from Charleston...

Item #632501

July 13, 1782

THE ROYAL GAZETTE, Charleston, South Carolina, July 13, 1782 



* Revolutionary War

* Extremely rare issue

* British occupation




Certainly a most rare title, this being just the second issue we have offered in our 40 years in the hobby. This title is  the continuation of the "South Carolina & American General  Gazette" which began in 1764, but when the British c... See More  

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$4,350.00
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