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BEACON, Philadelphia Navy Yard, 1944 A military paper produced at the Navy Yard, which was a major site for not only the building of new warships but also the repair of vessels damaged in the war. As would be expected there is a great wealth of war-related content, with an emphasis of naval items.
Eight pages, 10 1/2 by 16 pages, printed on high quality paper, nice condition. The photos sho... See More
ORLANDO EVENING STAR--EXTRA, Florida, November 22, 1963 Certainly to go down in history as one of the more memorable events of the 20th century, this newspaper has a bold banner headline proclaiming the tragedy: "PRESIDENT SLAIN" with the subhead reading: "Suspect Seized After Cop Shot".
All the text on the ftpg. deals with the Kennedy assassination & also includes a... See More
Various news of the day & a wealth of ads, and a red-inked tax stamp at the bottom of the front page. Minor wear to the edges and li
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Four pages, approximately 10 by 13 inches, a bit of foxing, overall very good. The image shown is only representative of the look (format) and condition of the issue you will... See More
THE ST. LOUIS POST DISPATCH -- STADIUM EXTRA, September 8, 1998 This "Stadium Extra Edition" reports Mark McGwire's breaking of Roger Maris' single season home run record. This issue is unique and quite difficult to find as it was only available at the stadium. Great to have this report in a St. Louis paper.
Complete in 20 pages, nice condition, some typical ink smudging (... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Sept. 3, 1883
* 19th century Texas Rangers
Page 2 has a nice article headed: "The Texan Rangers" "How They Clean Out Desperadoes in the Lone Star State" which is very descriptive of the Texas Rangers. Page 3 has: "The Grand Avenue Out Bat and Out Field the Black Stockings" with the box score as well.
Ten Pages, very nice conditio... See More
The ftpg. has a horse racing-related photo with a great wealth of text inside on the horse racing. Many horse racing advertisements as well.
Complete in 1... See More
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 19, 1875 Over half of the front page is taken up with reports on the hanging executions of 3 criminals, headed: "THE GALLOWS" "Yesterday Proves a Black Friday for Three Murderers" "National Burgess Executed at Effingham, Ills." "Bad Case for John Casey at Paris, Ills." "Austin Hill Passes Through the Vall... See More
Additional lots are available--inquire if multiple sets are wanted.
(4) A lot of 4 issues from Washington, D.C., all dated from the 1820's through 1850's - from four different titles. They contain a wealth of both political and non-political news from the early period of our federal capital. All are complete and in good condition. Some foxing & minimal wear, generally in nice condition. The issues shown are representative... See More
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, Dec. 19, 1769 Page 6 has a report headed: "America" with news from Charleston (see). Also on page 6 is a letter from New York which has a settlement for the dispute of the boundary line between New York and New Jersey.
Eight pages, 8 by 11 1/4 inches, very nice condition.
LIVERPOOL ECHO, England, December 9, 1980 Few could argue for a more desirable and scarce newspaper on the death of John Lennon than this, his hometown newspaper.
To anyone who grew up on the 1960's the death of Beatle John Lennon was a tragic event and the end of an era. Reports of his death are desired by collectors of many interests and are more rare than assassination reports of J.F... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, August 23, 1862 The full front page shows the: "Great War Meeting at Washington, District of Columbia", being a huge crowd in front of the Capitol. Prints inside include: "General View of the Encampment of the Army of the Potomac at Harrison's Landing" "Kimmidge's Creek, Left Defense of the Camp at Harrison's Landing" "M... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 26, 1881 Full ftpg. Nast political cartoon: "An Interior Investigation". Halfpg: 'A Race on the Ice--Bicycles vs. Skates'. Fullpg: 'St. Valentine's Day in the Morning' and 'Winter Amusements', by A.B. Frost. Fullpg: 'A Night Scene in the Bowery, New York' & 'The Streets of New York' is cartoonis... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, February 17, 1894 Front full pg. portrait of "The Hon. William L. Wilson." Inside is a 1/3 pg. illus. of "Valentine's Day in Puritan New England." 2/3 pg. portrait of "David Dudley Field."
Two full pg. illus. pertaining to "The Midwinter Exposition, San Francisco." Several illus. pertaining to "Electrical Indust... See More
HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, July 30, 1864 The front page has a portrait of: "William Pitt Fessenden, Secretary of the Treasury" as well as an article on him. Other prints within include: "The Rebels Robbing the Flour Mills in Maryland" "The Rebels Pillaging at the Hagerstown Depot" "The Rebels Retreating with Their Plunder Across the Potomac River" ... See More